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Flying Squirrel

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Member since: Fri Aug 20, 2010, 06:40 PM
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I am the same DU member who formerly posted under the name FlyingSquirrel (no space). I killed this profile by changing both my password and email at a time when I felt I had developed an unhealthy addiction to the internet in general and DU in particular. Not sayin' I'm any better now ;-)

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Repost from GD: RILTRu Awards coming soon(?)

On DU2, I took over the DUzy awards for a short time before life intervened and I had to take a hiatus from DU. Hosting the DUzy's was fun, but what I like even better than humor is essential truth. (Of course, humor is often good for pointing out truth - but what I saw a lot of times in the DUzy's were just people angling for an award for the sake of attention.)

So, I'd like to propose a new weekly item here on DU: The RILTRu award. It stands for:

"Reply I'd Like To Recommend" and it's pronounced "Real True".

To recommend a reply in a thread, either PM me with the link, or reply to the post with with "RILTR" as in, "That's a RILTR!" Or RILTRu if you prefer. I'll do a site search on the term.

To get the ball rolling, here's my first "RILTR":

In the thread "Dolan took a swipe at the LGBT community and marriage equality in his prayer at the DNC." by Zorra,

Reply 136 by sabrina 1

(Occasional humorous comments also welcome if they illustrate an essential truth.)
Posted by Flying Squirrel | Sun Sep 9, 2012, 07:42 PM (4 replies)
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