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druidity33 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-12-09 06:54 AM
Response to Reply #83
87. hey thanks!
I guess i could say i'd rather not be mildly sociopathic, or be as dumb as a box o' rocks (ala Homer).

But cartoons like that sure do make me chuckle...

Cheers to you.


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  - Even two years ago  noamnety   Jul-11-09 02:40 AM   #4 
  - K&R. Well spoken...  Rhiannon12866   Jul-11-09 02:33 AM   #2 
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     - ditto  dipsydoodle   Jul-11-09 04:38 AM   #28 
     - it's not just that.  druidity33   Jul-11-09 06:51 AM   #39 
        - "if the counter-argument is persuasive and fact-based"  Ignis   Jul-11-09 03:25 PM   #57 
           - so true  druidity33   Jul-11-09 07:42 PM   #64 
              - Funny characters, but not great role models.  Ignis   Jul-12-09 04:24 AM   #83 
                 - hey thanks!  druidity33   Jul-12-09 06:54 AM   #87 
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  - Yes it is (nt)  The Straight Story   Jul-11-09 02:53 AM   #7 
  - well then. *kiss* and bless you...  1   Jul-11-09 02:59 AM   #9 
  - Thank you for being Exhibit A, 1!  EFerrari   Jul-11-09 02:58 AM   #8 
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     - And B!  EFerrari   Jul-11-09 03:51 AM   #17 
        - see now, that must be some disrespect among the ancient of y'all here...  1   Jul-11-09 04:15 AM   #23 
           - And C!  EFerrari   Jul-11-09 04:26 AM   #26 
              - no. we have given up on you. state your letters as you will. you cannae thrill us neamore...  1   Jul-11-09 04:38 AM   #27 
                 - We? I hope all of you have a good night.  EFerrari   Jul-11-09 04:43 AM   #31 
                 - and yours...  1   Jul-11-09 04:53 AM   #34 
                 - NT  timtom   Jul-11-09 08:21 AM   #45 
  - Wow  spiritual_gunfighter   Jul-11-09 04:52 AM   #33 
  - NT  timtom   Jul-11-09 08:17 AM   #44 
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     - ..  omega minimo   Jul-11-09 03:25 PM   #56 
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  - no  Botany   Jul-11-09 08:05 AM   #42 
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        - I didn't call them cheerleaders  slay   Jul-11-09 09:41 PM   #71 
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  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-09 09:23 PM   #68 
  - K&R!  pacalo   Jul-11-09 09:59 PM   #73 
  - Sadly  wantoutnow   Jul-12-09 12:14 AM   #75 
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  - Thank you for saying it so well, The Straight Story.  bertman   Jul-12-09 12:41 AM   #78 
  - a thoughtful thread  medeak   Jul-12-09 12:56 AM   #79 
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     - I spoke too soon. But I actually practice what I preach.  Wizard777   Jul-13-09 09:23 AM   #90 
  - Imhotep....Imhotep...Imhotep nt  LeftHander   Jul-13-09 09:50 AM   #91 
  - ttt  Blue_Tires   Jul-13-09 11:07 AM   #92 
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  - well written and much needed post, Thank You.  Raffi Ella   Jul-13-09 02:53 PM   #94 
 

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