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laststeamtrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:44 PM
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Poll question: How's your 'national mourning' going so far?

Poll result (13 votes)
What mourning? (7 votes, 54%)Vote
I can't take it. He was so...so... well...nice. (1 votes, 8%)Vote
I wonder what Squeaky's doing right now? (1 votes, 8%)Vote
I felt worse about Pinochet & Botha. (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Other (4 votes, 31%)Vote
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  - What? Mourning? Oh yeah. Boo hoo.  CarbonDate   Dec-29-06 12:47 PM   #1 
  - I get Tuesday off  demnan   Dec-29-06 12:47 PM   #2 
  - Ask me again on day five. n/t  tridim   Dec-29-06 12:47 PM   #3 
  - it's awfuL  sniffa   Dec-29-06 12:47 PM   #4 
  - I miss James Brown terribly, and commemorated him with dance.  ContraBass Black   Dec-29-06 12:48 PM   #5 
  - I've been actively mourning the nation since December 12, 2000  Solly Mack   Dec-29-06 12:49 PM   #6 
  - I'm mourning my broken chain saw.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-29-06 12:49 PM   #7 
  - sackcloth and ashes over here.  MrCoffee   Dec-29-06 12:50 PM   #8 
  - I miss Billy Preston too.  Hardrada   Dec-29-06 12:50 PM   #9 
  - I'm still mourning George Harrison  oldtime dfl_er   Dec-29-06 12:52 PM   #10 
     - He did die way too young.  Hardrada   Dec-29-06 01:07 PM   #11 
  - we dont have kings in America  LSK   Dec-29-06 01:09 PM   #12 
  - i'm having a blast  pitohui   Dec-29-06 01:09 PM   #13 
  - I've got more important things to mourn than Gerry Ford.  kestrel91316   Dec-29-06 01:11 PM   #14 
  - I'm still grieving for Hoban Washburne  sarge43   Dec-29-06 01:12 PM   #15 
  - Hold on a second...  Solon   Dec-29-06 01:12 PM   #16 
  - Look at the crowds that showed up for the viewing!  NYCGirl   Dec-29-06 01:13 PM   #17 
  - I spent some time on Christmas remembering Dean Martin...  Left Is Write   Dec-29-06 01:23 PM   #18 
 
CarbonDate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:47 PM
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1. What? Mourning? Oh yeah. Boo hoo.
He was only 93... why do the good always die so young?
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demnan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:47 PM
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2. I get Tuesday off
so I'll probably be protesting the Iraq war.
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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:47 PM
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3. Ask me again on day five. n/t
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:47 PM
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4. it's awfuL
right now, i'm at work, and i'm sober. :cry:
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ContraBass Black Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:48 PM
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5. I miss James Brown terribly, and commemorated him with dance.
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:49 PM
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6. I've been actively mourning the nation since December 12, 2000
Over the years it's gotten more intense

just saying...
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:49 PM
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7. I'm mourning my broken chain saw.
Much needed for the fallen branches here in the Pacific Northwest after the storms.
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MrCoffee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:50 PM
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8. sackcloth and ashes over here.
i'm all torn up, but keeping it all inside. putting on a brave front for the kids, ya know?
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Hardrada Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:50 PM
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9. I miss Billy Preston too.
Wasn't he the Fifth Beatle? Saw an SNL rerun with him.
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oldtime dfl_er Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:52 PM
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10. I'm still mourning George Harrison
Always will be, I guess.
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Hardrada Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:07 PM
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11. He did die way too young.
He is on an SNL show I taped way back when.
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:09 PM
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12. we dont have kings in America
Although it seems like lots of folks want them here.
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:09 PM
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13. i'm having a blast
beautiful sunny day, the little birdies are singing, new buds (perhaps thanks to global warming) on the old fig tree

they did used to say that one of the great pleasures of heaven was looking down at the writhing sinners in hell, so here's a shout-out to jerry, nixon, and the whole gang!
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:11 PM
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14. I've got more important things to mourn than Gerry Ford.
Like, you know, the PLANET. And DEMOCRACY.
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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:12 PM
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15. I'm still grieving for Hoban Washburne
Jerry will just have to take a number.
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Solon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:12 PM
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16. Hold on a second...
*throws dart at Gerald Ford's mug, misses, hits Dubya's pic, in the groin*

OK, I'm done mourning now.
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NYCGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:13 PM
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17. Look at the crowds that showed up for the viewing!


The casket being carried into the Apollo:

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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 01:23 PM
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18. I spent some time on Christmas remembering Dean Martin...
He passed away on December 25, 1995.
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