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JeffR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:00 PM
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DUzy Awards will be posted Sunday, December 7
A day that will live in infamy.

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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:03 PM
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1. Thanks, JeffR ! ~ Yes, that is a day to remember.
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 04:03 PM by Breeze54
:hi:
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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:05 PM
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2. Roosevelt knew that.
:tinfoilhat:
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:13 PM
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3. noun verb punchline 127
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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:31 PM
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4. but.........,the 2 day wait....
I don't care how...
I want it now !!!!!!!



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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 08:36 PM
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42. Is that Elizabeth from the View?
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TheCowsCameHome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:49 PM
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5. I can hold my breath until then
but I'll be as blue at the "My DU" icon.
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11 Bravo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:56 PM
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6. I choose not to wait. Please PM them to me immediately.
:hide:

Guess I pretty much fried my chances for this week, huh?
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islandmkl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:32 PM
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7. i am sure that i speak for many, many of us at DU...
who are very disappointed by this situation and feel betrayed...
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:39 PM
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8. DUzy, Inc is obviously holding out until they get a govt bailout.
Sickening!
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:31 PM
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9. You know, if I did this kind of thing at my job, I'd be unemployed.
"Sorry, boss. I'm just not in the mood to type up the weekly department report today. I'll get around to doing it in a couple days."

:P
sw
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:53 PM
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10. So, anyway, as I was saying...
Yes, I understand that you don't actually get paid for doing the DUzys -- although it seems to me that you ought to count all the plaudits and love you get for doing them as recompense, yes?

Anyway, as a lifelong procrastinator, the truth is, I cannot really fault you for doing the DUzys late. In fact, it's actually an affirmation that we lazy asses can make a virtue out of a vice. :)

sw
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JeffR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:39 PM
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21. This doesn't make your message above much easier to digest, ya know?
As a freelancer, I work when I have work, and I've had a ton of it. As much fun :eyes: as it is to put these things together, there's been no time to do it.

And at the end of each 10 or 12 hour workday, I get to look at DU and try to ignore the queasy feeling induced by another daily 10 or 20 PMs about threads I just cannot miss.

Meanwhile the project I'm involved with on getting affordable housing to the forefront of progressive priorities has to wait another day, the photographs I want to go and shoot before the weather gets utterly miserable don't get taken, I owe people phone calls from three weeks ago, a book I'm trying to write gets put off yet again, a CD I started recording years ago remains unfinished, and damned if decent grass hasn't been scarce as hen's teeth recently.

I'd be thrilled to procrastinate, but I haven't been able to find the time.

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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:51 PM
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22. I am not worthy.
I must admit, I've totally dropped the ball on trying to make the world a better place. And many times I've vainly attempted to cover my shame by making irreverent quips and snarky non sequiturs.

I plead insanity and extremely heavy use of mind-altering substances in my youth.

sw
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CitizenPatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:01 PM
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32. Hey Jeff...
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 10:01 PM by CitizenPatriot
Just checking in as someone who works on affordable housing issues and green housing (preferably together)...using documentary video as message format. It's a GREAT cause and I'm hoping the new admin will give a push. I did a story for PBS on an alternative to the FEMA trailers, FEMA was then supposed to the safe, clean, reusable ones out instead of the sick trailers...but then...some bs * FEMA crony incompetence and the people all got stuck in those dangerous POS.

I'm freelance, too, and work loong crazy hours so I know the feeling. Nothing is ever done. Thanks for doing DUzies; they are a great read.

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SwampG8r Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 12:11 AM
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38. how do you
both feel about the "katrina cottage"as opposed to the trailers
everything i read says its a more permanant and cost efficient way to go
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CitizenPatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 10:41 AM
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40. hey Swampg8r
Edited on Sun Dec-07-08 11:09 AM by CitizenPatriot
I'm very impressed with them. They can be reused later, they are not "sick", they have light inside (from good windows - important psychologically) and a front porch (important living space in the south), the architecture is in keeping with the vernacular of the area, they're stronger than the FEMA trailers (no trailer is safe during a hurricane, but the FEMA trailers are more unstable than the Katrina cottages). The people involved in the designs and they were all volunteering at that time to come up with viable alternatives...the builder had in fact volunteered over christmas to get the proto-type done. Lots of people from all over the world donated time and money to the cause. It was a real shame FEMA was so inept as to not take advantage of the outpouring of help.

they sell them at Lowe's now. You can use them later as an attachment to your newly rebuilt home, as a guest house, an artist studio, etc. A lot of folks were going to use them as permanent homes, which is something I can see myself doing when I hit retirement age. You can PM me with any questions.
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SwampG8r Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 12:09 AM
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37. i can help with the grass problem
i know a lot of people in the "landscaping"business
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:56 PM
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11. Wait. I have a question, too.
Does this mean that we have two more days to be funny?
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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:01 PM
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13. I was wondering that, too. Does this mean I have 2 more days to
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 08:01 PM by Cerridwen
try to find my sense of humor again? Damned thing's playing hide-and-seek again.

I seem to need it. :wry grin smiley goes here:

Olly, olly, oxen free!

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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:12 PM
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15. Your sense of humor is perhaps disguising itself as inadvertent -- a very difficult situation.
You never know when it will raise its thoroughly unkempt head! :D

sw
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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:21 PM
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17. True, true.
It's been hiding so long I'm afraid it might forget where home base is. :D



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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:31 PM
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18. You have to lure it out with rawhide chew treats. (nt)
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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:33 PM
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19. We talkin' sense 'o humor here or one of my 4 dogs?
LOL

Thanks, sw. I needed a good laugh!

:hi:

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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:39 PM
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20. I have two dogs. 'Nuff said?
:D: :hi:
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:58 PM
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12. I'm not wearing pantz
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:06 PM
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14. Save it for Sunday. No sense freezing your ass off for two days for nothing.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:54 PM
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23. Oh ... I dunno ....... its kinda nice out.
I think I'll leave it out.
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:56 PM
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25. Your post is completely useless without pictures.
How do WE know how "nice" it is?
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:48 PM
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30. I dunno ..... you tell me how nice it is.
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:59 PM
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31. Geesh. Still facing the wrong way.
Nice eyes, though.
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QueenOfCalifornia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 05:12 PM
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48. You sure have
a lot of ass pictures. :rofl:
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:59 PM
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26. Still got your straws? n/t
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:14 PM
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33. Yup ... still up my nose
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:18 PM
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16. This isn't the change I was looking for.
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:55 PM
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24. Whooaaa... This is, like, a totally Obi Wan Kenobi thing:
These are not the droids you are looking for.

Heavy, man...

:smoke:
sw
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:23 PM
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27. LOL!!
Actually it's just a little GDP humor. I like your take on it though. Especially if I can post this:



Happy Friday! :hi:
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:30 PM
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28. Ah. But, you see, I hang out in GD-P, too. I knew what you meant,
I just decided to run in a different direction.

In any case, I'd like the photo in your post a lot more if there had been a big wind machine in use at the time it was taken.

:D
sw
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:36 PM
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29. I liked your direction...
and then some. Woof! :D I wonder how much flak we are going to get for this?
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Idealism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:22 PM
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34. Remember, remember the 7th of December?
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JimGinPA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 12:20 AM
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35. Whoopie! I Get An Extra 2 Days To Accidently Be Funny!
Thanks for the heads up. I look forward to the DUzy thread every week.


B-)



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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 05:20 AM
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36. You mean there's a comment out there so bad, it has to be delayed 2 days?
Must've been mine...

'course, the other and more probable reason is the anniversary or the Pearl Harbor attacks - a day when reading funny comments will lift peoples' spirits. Unless those people don't believe in spirits, in which case they'll just laugh.

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hermetic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 07:18 AM
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39. A kick here
This thread is almost as funny as the DUZY's and sorta helped me with the withdrawal I was starting to feel after not finding them for 2 days now.

But, hey Jeff, thanks for all your hard work. Please do take some satisfaction in knowing that you bring everything from smiles to belly laughs to many, many people every week. We thank you.
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PBS Poll-435 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 08:28 PM
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41. ...
:)
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 10:42 PM
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43. And?
:(
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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 11:06 PM
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44. Well.....We're Waiting

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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 04:45 PM
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45. Monday the 8th, and still no DUzies!
WTF?
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 05:13 PM
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49. Death in the family. nt
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laststeamtrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 04:55 PM
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46. Maybe JeffR don't wanna do it no more.
I respect that.

Neo-libs suck.

Though I still like to laugh.

Ha.Ha.Ha.

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QueenOfCalifornia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 05:09 PM
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47. Where the hell
is my DUzy?

Damn it.

:rofl:
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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 05:24 PM
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50. please check out this topic.... My condolences
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