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#155666 - 02/14/06 10:06 AM Eustasy
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This word reminded me of an excellent story I read in a Hitchcock collection. In Out of the Deeps by John Wyndham, also published as The Kraken Wakes, eustasy is at the core of the frightening plot.
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#155667 - 02/14/06 02:49 PM Re: Eustasy
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Welcome Aramis11. Interesting choice of avatar, if I may say so. Are you an expat Kiwi, or just fond of apteryx?
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#155668 - 02/14/06 06:03 PM Re: Eustasy
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Interesting choice of avatar

or maybe he is heir to a shoe polish fortune!
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#155669 - 02/14/06 07:58 PM Re: Eustasy
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What I want to know is: what is that stuff in the signature? C'mon, Georgia boy, 'fess up; and while you're at it, send me a waft of my very most favoritest men's cologne that is your name... And oh, yeah--welcome aBoard!

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#155670 - 02/15/06 08:00 AM Re: Eustasy
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What I want to know is: what is that stuff in the signature?



It's ARAMIS in faincy lettering. How he did it I have no clue.

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#155671 - 02/15/06 08:07 AM Re: how it's done...
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#155672 - 02/15/06 09:12 AM Re: how it's done...
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Geek.





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#155673 - 02/15/06 01:12 PM Re: Eustasy
musick Offline
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...eustasy is at the core of the frightening plot.

I used to see them but now I'm desensitized. (running, ducking, profusely apologizing-e)

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#155674 - 02/15/06 01:30 PM Re: Eustasy
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>profusely apologizing

Why?
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#155675 - 02/15/06 01:44 PM Re: Eustasy
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>profusely apologizing

Why?




we should form a group to annotate musick's posts.

but who would qualify to be on it?!

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