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Re: An avatar for Maverick #150670
11/29/05 01:59 AM
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No, no--the Dalai Llama...

---jackie o---




[wishing there was a weary sigh emoticon]
On those rare occasions when I pun, I try to rely on the auditory effect, rather than resort to mispelling the word, which I've always regarded as the blunt instrument approach to punning. That's why I did not resort to the crudely obvious Llama.

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150671
11/29/05 02:18 AM
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this title deliberately left blank

I did, after all, borrow tsuwm's 'o' title for a reason.

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150672
11/29/05 03:55 AM
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did you just flash max a Red Card?!
-ron (I can still obviousize with the rest of 'em) o.

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150673
11/29/05 04:08 AM
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did you just flash max a Red Card?!
-ron (I can still obviousize with the rest of 'em) o.




People taking it upon themselves to try to "improve" my attempts at humour will always push my buttons.

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150674
11/29/05 09:07 AM
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well if it's any consolation brother, I chuckled aloud when I first read it last night

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150675
11/29/05 09:30 AM
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well if it's any consolation brother, I chuckled aloud when I first read it last night




Now I need a grateful bow emoticon.

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150676
11/29/05 09:37 AM
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> a grateful bow

ooooh, don't worry about the gift-wrapping...

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150677
11/29/05 03:03 PM
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try to "improve" my attempts at humour Ah--now I understand. I suppose I was, but only for myself: for me, the visual humor of Dalai Llama when talking about alpacas is funnier than the auditory kind. I am sorry I stepped on your toes.
Edit: also, it was foolish and thoughtless of me to assume that others might think the same way I do.
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tsuwm: I don't know what a Red Card is. Enlighten me, please? Maybe by PM; judging by the tone of your post, it must be something horrible...

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150678
11/29/05 07:14 PM
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> I don't know what a Red Card is.

well then, what did you think that icon represents??

(In futbol red cards (or yellow cards) are 'given' to blatant (or semi-blatant) rules transgressors; I believe a red card or two yellows during a game warrants dismissal.)

Re: An avatar for Maverick #150679
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what did you think that icon represents?? Someone being hauled up by the ear for committing a transgression. And I wasn't flashing it to anyone--it was intended to represent me, just as means I am delighted that we are finally getting some cold weather.

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