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Message 1360475 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 4:52:49 UTC
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Thank you for the win.

The Last Person To Post Wins thread, general rules:
1. Winner of the last thread starts the new one with a post of these rules.
2. Chooses a future event which triggers the winner, e.g. post number, date-time, and records it privately somehow (yellow sticky, etc.)
3. Everyone has fun posting until the target event is reached.
4. When the target is reached, old winner posts declaration of new winner and also PMs them.
5. Shortly after this a Mod will lock the recently won thread.
6. Go to 1.

Supplemental rules:
A. Multiple posting (the same poster posting two or more posts in succession) is frowned upon, and no element of a multiple posting may trigger the winning event. Thus the first following nonmultiple post will win.
B. However the winning event is defined, it should probably take less than 600 posts also less than two weeks to achieve.
C. Posting of larger pics is discouraged (Modem users do still exist, and these threads can get quite long.)
D. Don't post any clearly copyrighted pictures.
E. The post rules listed to the left of your post box are all enforced.


I have picked a date and a time when the top post will win. I have written this information down and put it next to my computer.

Please review the official rules posted above.

Since I am Thread Mistress this round, and I happen to LOVE LANGUAGE, I would like to propose a non-binding game to any and all who wish to participate. I encourage you to say whatever you want to say in this thread, but encrypt it in such a way that it will not be immediately obvious to others. For example, instead of "I win!!!", why not say "I have overcome all adversity"? The more cryptic, the better... (See thread title) Your motto should be "make 'em look it up!!!"

There will be two winners in this thread.

Winner #1 will be the person who posts last when the winning date and time come about.

Winner #2, and the recipient of a box of homemade cookies baked and shipped by yours truly, will be the person who types the post that makes Eric laugh the most.
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Message 1360484 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 5:25:36 UTC
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Ah yes, snake eyes...

Oh and congratz.
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Message 1360502 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 5:55:01 UTC

Third post win...

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Message 1360509 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 6:03:54 UTC

Rules shmules.


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Message 1360512 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 6:15:54 UTC

Good morning all.

Congratulations on the win Angela. I should like to share your moment of triumph and save poor Eric from having to eat those cookies himself.

One should be referred to as "Andy the Conqueror" from this time hence forth, because I win suckers! (Oops, that didn't last long!)


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Message 1360514 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 6:19:54 UTC

Congrats Angela....


The Kite Fliers

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Kite fliers: An imaginary club of solo members, those who don't yet
belong to a formal team so "fly their own kites" - as the saying goes.
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Message 1360517 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 6:29:41 UTC
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Posting, sorry Angela, I just don't have the energy to be fancy...
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Message 1360526 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 6:50:22 UTC

coprolites and rotating blades...

Been fortunate never to have caused that to happen. Almost got caught in the backwash when a young non-qual rapidly depressurized a sanitary holding tank via the toilet ball valve rather than the filtered vent line.....

Relaxing after a very pleasant and profitable Bingo session.
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Message 1360528 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 6:53:57 UTC

Makes Eric laugh the most
- don't make me laugh :-)

Heard the one about the giraffe and the penguin??
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Message 1360537 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 7:13:12 UTC - in response to Message 1360528.  

Makes Eric laugh the most
- don't make me laugh :-)

Heard the one about the giraffe and the penguin??

Dare I ask......
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Message 1360548 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 7:39:28 UTC

You may ask


I may refuse to answer (just now anyway)
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Message 1360571 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 8:51:46 UTC

congratulations Angela.

What, make Eric laugh? Can't do that, he needs to take me seriously when I email!
And besides I'm german. We have absolutely no humour at all.

So, excuse me while I put on my 'very serious' face.
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. (Mark Twain)
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Message 1360597 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 10:04:24 UTC

Lunchtime win

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Message 1360626 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 11:15:29 UTC

Seems that I have overcome the challenge once again!


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Message 1360628 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 11:31:25 UTC

I rose to Angela's challenge and deciphered the thread title. Worse than a cryptic crossword! Have some pity on the non-native speakers!
Now, let me return to leading the crowd.
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Message 1360632 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 11:46:18 UTC
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I have also deciphered Angelas thread title.

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Message 1360641 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 12:18:33 UTC

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Message 1360655 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 13:45:54 UTC

Presenting some less-than-worthwhile words whilst pondering a pontification worthy of Eric's humerus.

[The last word is spelled the way I intended.]

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Message 1360658 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 13:47:47 UTC

Congrats Angela....


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Message 1360660 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 13:54:56 UTC

Pre- meeting win

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