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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:03 AM
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Name a distinguishing characteristic about yourself...
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 03:04 AM by Wetzelbill
Physical or otherwise, it doesn't matter.

Ok, I have a few obvious ones, height, sense of humor and so forth, but I will go with something a little less obvious.

I have some serious cauliflower ear going on. The right one.
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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:04 AM
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1. I have four nipples
And I keep a jar of inky water by my desk
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:05 AM
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3. now that is distinguishing
:)
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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:10 AM
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7. That's why I'm a Distinguished Gentleman
HAHA!
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:34 PM
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52. Edit
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 04:34 PM by billyskank
Replied in wrong place x(
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:04 AM
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2. I'm enigmatic....
..................enigmatic................. :)
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:06 AM
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5. you couldn't think of anything better?
Weak. Just weak!

Mom always said you stood out in a crowd though. :)
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:12 AM
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8. But it's true!
Seriously; I've had 4 different people in different parts of my life say that to me, all at the oddest times, too. I'm not sure what it meant (besides the obvious, I mean) in the abstract, but it was a series of moments I've never forgotten...
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:18 AM
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13. yeah no kidding
You can't forget something like that. Not with 4 different people at different times saying the same thing.

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MissHoneychurch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:19 AM
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15. Hello!!
:hi:

Haven't seen you in a while. How are you??
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:22 AM
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Hey MH!
:hug:

Ok, but perpetually tired from work :) I need another road trip, STAT...
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MissHoneychurch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:28 AM
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24. I know what you mean
I am soo ready for my trip to the U.S. I can't wait. I am tired of working at the moment as well. I cound the days till I have my vacation. 3 weeks far away from work, that should do the trick.

Another road trip? When was your last one? Is that the reason we didn't see you online?

:hug:
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:34 AM
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25. We've been getting away
on little 2 day trips here and there all summer to just slum around the countryside here in Alberta and relax; we're thinking about heading up to Yellowknife in the NWT for a few days, but that can't come soon enough...

Where in the US are you going? Good for you!
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MissHoneychurch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:41 AM
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27. Cool
sounds like really nice day trips. Did you take pics?

I will be up and down the East Coast visiting DUers. I will be together with Joan_Alpern the whole time. She picks me up from the airport and then we travel together.
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MissHoneychurch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:20 AM
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16. dupe n/t
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 03:21 AM by MissHoneychurch
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:06 AM
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4. I have identical Celtic trinity knots on each inner forearm.
The one on my left arm points to my hand and the one on my right points to my shoulder.
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:08 AM
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6. rock n' roll
:)
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:13 AM
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10. They're documented in my record with the feds, too.
Even more rock n' roll.
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:19 AM
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14. you have a record with the feds?
I had no idea you were so badass. I had an inkling, I guess. :)
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:23 AM
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19. It was a protest arrest, but the charges were reduced.
Originally I was charged with some long bullshit like "entering a military installation for an unlawful purpose," which is a federal misdeanor ($500 fine/up to 6 months jail), but it was eventually reduced to a trespassing violation with a $100 fine.

Anyway, at court I still had to get processed as a "Federal prisoner" even though I was never inside a jail at all during this. Big form with all my personal characteristics (it even asked me to list my 'Known Associates and Locales'), fingerprints and a mug shot.
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badgerpup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:13 AM
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9. I like black cats...
...and the youngest of my three is watching the monitor as I type.
I think he likes the D.U. site... :silly:
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:17 AM
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11. can't avoid crossing those paths
:)

Well, cat's are intelligent so... :)
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RumpusCat Donating Member (548 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:04 AM
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31. I like em too but mine peed on my futon this morning
:( Would you like another black cat, perchance?

Just kidding, I love him to death, but I think he's developed a fear of the room where his litterbox is kept. :eyes:
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:17 AM
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12. I am
big...like, NFL lineman big...

for a non-physical characterisitc, ...how about caring, loyal, friendly, sarcastic.... :)
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:22 AM
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18. you know
my best friend all my life is like 6'6, 330. (maybe heavier now) He's not all that fat either, he's just a big monster, haha. Well, I'm 5'1 and back when we were in school and all about 115 or so. It was crazy seeing us hang out together all the time.

On the bright side, nobody ever messed with me at all.

You forgot to add "humble" to your list. :)
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:25 AM
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21. oh yes...
humble, that reminds me of one of my favorite movies...

"you are missing something kent! Now, what is it?"

"humility Perry?"

"Nah, you got bags of humility Kent"....

:)
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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:22 AM
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17. I have a scar running down my back from surgery....
...I have scars on my stomach from a different surgery. I have a large tattoo on my arm which was elective. I have an earring, which was elective. I have long hair and usually keep it in a pony tail, which is elective. In short, I'm a Republican's nightmare, which makes me happy... :-)
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:24 AM
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20. damn hippy!
:)
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:25 AM
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22. I had a skin graft years ago, as in 1956.
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 03:27 AM by SeattleGirl
Don't wanna go into details, except to say the skin was taken from my left thigh, and because of that and a few other procedures, I am alive today. What's a few scars in the face of possible death?
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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:27 AM
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23. What's a few scars? Nothing, absolutely nothing...
... :hug:
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:41 AM
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26. Aw, thank you, my friend!
Sometimes I struggle withit, but then, soon as I recall the alternative, I straighten myself up fast!
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 08:49 AM
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28. I'm kinda short and curvy, and I have a distinctive laugh.
I've been told by every guy I've ever dated that I've got a great laugh. In fact, the man I married finds it ...well...exciting (to say the least). :evilgrin:
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:26 AM
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34. you had me
completely won over, then you mentioned you were married.

Highs and lows can come so fast. :)
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:33 AM
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35. Sorry, man.
:hug: If it helps any, it's not a great marriage. :P
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:41 AM
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36. oh lord no
I hope it's a great one! :)

Oh, but how I do love short women with great laughs. :)

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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:46 AM
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37. Thanks!
:*
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:00 AM
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29. My shoulders are asymmetrical
The specific condition is called right scapular dysfunction. The cause is unknown. It's only noticeable if people see me do a push up with no shirt on.

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wildhorses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:01 AM
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30. I have a funny looking nose...I hate it!! *argh*
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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:07 AM
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32. According to several people i know
i have a sexy phone voice...

:shrug:

RL
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:47 AM
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38. Sexy phone voices are the best.
:hi: :loveya:
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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:28 AM
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39. Call me...
:hi:

RL
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:29 AM
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40. Isn't that a song by Blondie?
:evilgrin:

You bet... :*
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lizziegrace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 07:23 PM
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62. I wouldn't know
you never call... :cry:
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RumpusCat Donating Member (548 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 09:11 AM
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33. I am a short angry lesbian (no mullet, tho')
*shakes fist* Feel my fury!

:D
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cmkramer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:34 AM
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41. birthmark
It's a tiny bald spot in the back of my head which is undetectable unless I have my hair in braids or twin ponytails. It's light blue in color.
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tinfoil tiaras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:36 AM
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42. i have really big teeth..
:rofl:

and really long, narrow feet. And I'm getting paler by the year... :( :(
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querelle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:37 AM
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43. Navel Piercing........
Tattoo (yin & yang) on my right leg, and a bright red birthmark on the sole of my left foot.

Q
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ThomCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:57 PM
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44. My cane/crutches are usually my most distinctive feature.
Hardware gets noticed. :shrug:
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:58 PM
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45. I have big dimples when I smile, ok even when I don't smile!
:shrug:
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WannaBeGrumpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:59 PM
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46. I never step on a crack!
ever
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:03 PM
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47. None. I am completely average in every way.
:eyes: :P
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pdx_prog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:05 PM
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48. I have two scars...
On the top of both of my hands. They are all basically the same size and the same distance apart, but the ones on my right hand run horizontal and the ones on my left hand run verticle. The ones on my right hand are from a metal ceiling fan and the ones on my left are from a run in with a barbed wire fence...
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:09 PM
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49. I smell of elderberries and my mother was a hamster
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martymar64 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:26 PM
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50. I have a gap in my front teeth
Just like Condi, Letterman and the GRopenator.
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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:31 PM
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51. Small scar
on my hand from falling on glass when I was young.
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:34 PM
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53. I am five foot eight and slightly built
Around 140 pounds, so I am a pretty small guy.
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Guava Jelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:38 PM
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54. I am a deformed freak
Actually on my right hand my index finger has been amputated down to the first Knuckle due to a work related accident 1 week before my 18th birthday.I remember waking up in the hospital the next mourning thinking I am a freak now how could anyone love me.
Oh the crazy mind set I had.

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mad-mommy Donating Member (884 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:43 PM
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55. nice blue eyes, the kids have em too
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ForrestGump Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:50 PM
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56. Right now, it'd be my blue silk boxers with little dragons on 'em
:D



And I swear that's my finger in the picture. And, please, no 'little pinky' cracks... :P

Got some other deistinguishing doodads...

Tall

Apparently somewhat resemble this famous dude, or can get away with maximizing such resemblance

On the subject of resembling people, apparently have several exact doppelgangers floating about, at least one of whom is a bit of a larrikin

Some distinctive scars from distinctive injuries

Spend 90% of my time dressed either in (i) boxers (only wear 'em for sleep and lounging, not as underwear), (ii) Elvis jumpsuits, or (iii) black leather motorycycle gear. On the positive side, the fact that most of my clothes are in storage in another state doesn't matter too much, because I hardly ever wear 'regular' clothes any more.

I am a god underwater. :D Unfortunately, it's been a while... :-(

Have a sizeable and very sharp-looking piece of metal in my right foot that just showed up on X-ray a few years ago...it's the sort of thing that could only have arrived there through a traumatic and very bloody injury, but I've had no such injuries involving wicked-looking shrapnel and I don't feel anything from it. It's not an artefact of the X-ray because when I had my foot X-rayed (for a minor injury) they did two angles and, sure enough, the thing was in both shots and looked consistently three-dimensional. My X-rays remain the best evidence I've seen to date for alien abduction... :o
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mad-mommy Donating Member (884 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:52 PM
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57. spooky, about the metal
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ForrestGump Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 05:01 PM
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59. Yeah...I find myself suddenly remembering it, every now and then,
and it still makes no sense. That part of my foot sustained a very serious and very gory injury when I was a kid (almost lost my big toe...impressive scar there to this day) but no metal was involved. Besides, I'm pretty sure I had a foot X-ray in my 20s and I sure don't remember any unauthorized alloys therein. :shrug:

Cue Twilight Zone theme...
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mad-mommy Donating Member (884 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:13 PM
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60. are you sure
are you sure you didn't have surgery when you had that injury? explain what it looks like again, the metal, how big is it?
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ForrestGump Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 07:18 PM
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61. Nope...no invasive procedure when I injured myself and the cut was
right where my big toe joins the foot...this metal's a bit more proximal, in the ball of the foot. I haven't seen the X-ray in ages but it's a slightly curved piece of what is almost certainly metal (I think vaguely shaped like an isoceles triangle, with the sharply pointed corners turned up a little), not too thick but big enough that I'll never understand why I don't feel it (or, of course, how I didn't notice its entering my body). Weird.
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schmuls Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:58 PM
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58. My long and pointed nose
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