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#30605 - 06/01/01 12:16 PM Re: A matter of fact
musick Offline
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Registered: 12/24/00
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Loc: Chicago
not so much "imperfect" as "having character"?

Follow the bouncing ball...

One *can't be -in-cheek about this! Nobody's by-ing no stinkin' brijes dat ain't already there for them to uze - spamming the globe for the thrill of Victoria and -gony of defeat.

Being safe and sorry at the same time leaves the whole more character than perfection idea up the puddle with crick.

Very few sitting at a round table will think about the copier used (human or not) to reduce the minutes.

Attempts to *define obscurity are best left to the "artist".


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#30606 - 06/05/01 07:56 AM Re: A matter of fact
AnnaStrophic Offline
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Helen parenthesizes: (AnaS, calm down, I am being tongue in cheek!)

I'm fine. Just fine. Perfectly calm. The quintessence of serenity. Ommmm.....

"I don't care what they say about me, long as they spell my name right."


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#30607 - 06/05/01 04:26 PM
Max Quordlepleen Offline
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#30608 - 06/05/01 09:28 PM Re: A matter of fact
Jackie Offline
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the one constant thorn in my side, and will probably end up as the epitaph on my (misspelled, no doubt) headstone.

Well, Sweet Max, you could: change your name to something unmistakable; or--pre-order your headstone so you can "edit"
it!
There's a popular--make that frequent--ad on TV here, whose
"signature" line is, "What do you want on your Tombstone?"






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#30609 - 06/05/01 09:51 PM Re: A matter of fact
Stig_the_weird Offline
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Registered: 06/05/01
Posts: 1
Well, Sweet Max, you could: change your name to something unmistakable

Will this do, O Queen of Hearts?


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#30610 - 06/06/01 03:33 AM Re: A matter of fact
Rusty Offline
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Registered: 04/18/01
Posts: 41
Loc: Alice Springs, Northern Territ...
"I don't care what they say about me, long as they spell my name right."

Beg to differ.

(a) I care truly, madly, deeply what they say about me (and let's face it AnnaS, don't we all, underneath); and

(b) I hate it when they spell my name right - that's because on the rare occasion it is spelt correctly I don't get to add to my lovingly compiled collection (currently up to 42 and still growing) of mutations of my admittedly unusual, not to say ridiculous, surname. This week's favourite: 'Godslam'. I only accept, BTW, variants which are, to the best of my knowledge and belief, genuine fractured attempts at salutation, received in print. As I post this, they beam at me from the noticeboard behind this screen, reminding me of who I appear to be.


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#30611 - 06/06/01 06:46 AM Re: A matter of fact
maverick Offline
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careful - nemesis awaits!


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#30612 - 06/06/01 06:47 AM Re: A matter of fact
Jackie Offline
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Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Stig_the_weird
(stranger )
Tue Jun 5 21:51:52 2001
Re: A matter of fact

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Well, Sweet Max, you could: change your name to something unmistakable

Will this do, O Queen of Hearts?


Oh, no, you did NOT do this! ...did you?




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#30613 - 06/06/01 06:58 AM Re: A matter of fact
Bean Offline
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Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 1156
As my brother-in-law can no doubt attest, Stig is unmistakeable as a name, in the sense that he is the only Stig he knows, but it still gets misspelled or mispronounced on a regular basis!


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#30614 - 06/06/01 07:16 AM Re: A matter of fact
belligerentyouth Offline
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Registered: 12/20/00
Posts: 1055
Loc: Berlin
> Stig_the_weird

Clearly the brother of Jude the Obscure.
A Hardy fan are you Max?


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