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#73673 06/26/02 02:00 AM
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"Anchovies, anyone?" asked Tom with baited breath.

"Where's Rhubarb Commando?" asked Tom hilariously.
"He's with wwh," Tom answered himself biliously.

"I've invented a quick-release brassiere," said Tom fastidiously.

"Who won the World Cup?" asked Tom jocularly.

"I saw the Venus de Milo in Paris," said Tom disarmingly.

"Here's a picture of Mt. St. Helens," Tom gushed explosively.

[Immediate edit:]
"I just won the lottery again," Tom admitted reluctantly.

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My oh my, you have been hard at work!
Three tricks in one post
Trick 2- the double standard
Trick 5, the best defense is a good offence!
trick 6- the sexual slur


Did you think we wouldn't notice? We are not as stupid as that. In the past we were kinder, but now, we know, you use posters on-line or real names, in insulting ways, and think we are not going to notice. Just another example of your double standards at work. throw in a sexual slur, and and all of it trick 5, on the offensive again.

[Immediate edit:]
"I just won the lottery again," Tom admitted reluctantly.


No, i'm afraid not. we see these for what they are, ugliness that you are spreading, with each and every thing you post.. we are not fooled.
Go away. You are not wanted, she said, definitively.



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as inspired by Dub-Dub:

"Yow! What a terrible toothache!" said Tom insidentally.

[and to his dentist:]
"Please, drill it now," begged Tom coinsidentally.

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Keiva: you are unwelcome in AWADtalk.


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The person known as Keiva, who recently posted on this thread, was banned for flaming. He forced his way back into this forum by implied threats of legal action against Anu Garg, the founder of AWAD. This same person has also been known to post under the names AphonicRants, KeivaCarpal.



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Everytime you do this you make the situation worse.

Imagine the people who are coming in here for the first time who see this. They won't come back.

:(


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'oh no ... archie and i can't make any upper case letters on this keyboard,' said tom shiftlessly.


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Keiva: Your continuing to post is contemptible, in that you
used extortion to get a well justified ban overturned.


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I think the point of a Tom Swifty is that the adverb does double-duty. On the one hand it depicts a state of mind or emotion appropriate for the phrase described, and at the same time it somehow also touches on the subject itself. Thus in
"I really don't care who stole the flower from my bouquet," said Tom lackadaisically
"lackadaisically" implies not caring, and at the same time, the stolen flower means Tom is now lacking a daisy. Or in
I lost my lawsuit, said Tom plaintively
losing a lawsuit makes one sad and therefore merits a plaintive comment, after filing it has made one a plaintiff.

Just any old appropriate adverb won't do; there should be some wordplay, too.


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On the one hand it depicts a state of mind or emotion appropriate for the phrase described, and at the same time it somehow also touches on the subject itself.

Excellently described wofa. Ta.
Sadly my batch of TSws didn't really fit the bill, though I enjoyed doing 'em

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