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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:53 PM
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Who/what did you choose for your avatar and why?
Mine is "Beaker"; I choose him because he looked kind of neat.

My prior avatar was an orange ribbon. That symbolized that Orange Revolution.

How about you?
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:56 PM
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1. The Rainbow Flag
Because it's the flag of the gay community. And...I just like it very much. :-)
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:57 PM
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2. Broccoli
In commemoration of the 1991 War on Broccoli that Bush Sr started but was unable/unwilling to finish. :eyes:
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Ohio Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:57 PM
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3. I picked the devils
Mainly because I recognized it. The things are sooooo small and I need new glasses, I was actualy only able to tell what a few of them were.
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redwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:58 PM
Response to Reply #3
7. I don't have an avatar. Sniff.
Where can I get one?
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Ohio Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:03 PM
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14. go to
Option at the top of the page. Then on the left go to edit profile and it will be in the middle, there is a link to select or upload your own. Tell me what you pick though, I may not be able to make it out :)
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:06 PM
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18. Go to "options", then "edit your profile"
You'll see a list of avatars to select from. Or if you're one of theos brilliant folks who knows how to manipulate images, you can submit your own. :hi:
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redwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:10 PM
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26. honey I didn't even know I could edit my profile!
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 05:19 PM by redwitch
brilliant does not describe my computer talents! :hi:

Damn! Forget I said that! I am a GENIUS! I now have a lovely wine glass avatar AND a Nixon quote on my posts. How cool is Redwitch?
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genie_weenie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:57 PM
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4. Floyd
All time top 5 band...
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:57 PM
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5. The State flag of Washington. The "dollar bill flag".
Because I'm from Washington, natch. :-)
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:58 PM
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6. It's a painting by Luke Chueh
He paints some of the most morbidly cute art I've ever seen. I just really dig it.

http://www.lukechueh.com/paintings/polishing-my-grill.h...

http://www.lukechueh.com
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:59 PM
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11. Very interesting work
I see what you mean about "morbidly cute". Thanks for the links.
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Kerrytravelers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:15 PM
Response to Reply #6
76. How do you get a personalized avatar?
I can not get it to work. Explain it real simple... I'm not always that tech savvy!
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:59 PM
Response to Reply #76
86. Okay, click the Options button at the top of the page...
Then on the Options page, click on the "Edit your profile" link which is in the menu on the left.

On the Profile editor page, you'll see this:

Avatar Image
You can choose from following images or upload your own. To use your uploaded avatar, add the following to your avatar box: personal/137338.

"Following Images" and "Upload" will both be links.

Click "Upload" and it will open up a window in which you can choose an image to upload.

The image has to be 3 KB or less, at the recommended dimensions of 48x48 pixels. (I can help you with that if you want, just PM me.)

It has to be a jpg or gif file. Just upload it, then put personal/137338.gif or personal/137338.jpg (depending on the format of the image) into the text box that is next to the Avatar Image section.

Scroll down to the bottom, click Update.
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RandomKoolzip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:58 PM
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8. Robert Pollard of Guided by Voices.
Because he's fuckin' "Bob," that's why....
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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:29 PM
Response to Reply #8
33. I was going to ask you if that's who that was.
And lo--it is.

Have you seen him recently? There's a picture in Spin or some such thing for his 8 billionth record, and his hair is all gray now. That was odd to see.
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:59 PM
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9. its me. i like the pic.
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Ohio Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:04 PM
Response to Reply #9
17. I think
I've liked every pic you've posted, you photograph very nicely.
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:23 PM
Response to Reply #17
29. thank you
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Shine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:59 PM
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10. I was born in the year of the Dragon. They are auspicious creatures.
:thumbsup:
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:02 PM
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12. Yin and Yang
Because I think that's how life is.
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nini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:02 PM
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13. My grandson..... because he brings me much happiness
and he's cute :D
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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:03 PM
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15. I change mine kind of a lot, and it was time for the DU logo.
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:07 PM
Response to Reply #15
20. Hi Midlodemocrat!
I liked your previous avatar though I know what you mean. Sometimes I'll just change mine sporadically.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:04 PM
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16. Mine is one of the members of the Chocolate Watchband
I've been listening to the Nuggets boxed set a lot lately.
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:49 PM
Response to Reply #16
61. Napoleon crossing the Alps
Because they imprisoned the man on Elba, he escaped, returned to France, got an army, and almost won the battle of Waterloo.

That is badass.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:50 PM
Response to Reply #61
62. Alas, he didn't fare so well on St. Helena.
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:55 PM
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64. Just a sad little man.
Makes you feel sorry for the tiny guy having to live on that rat-infested rock for the last years of his life. :(
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:56 PM
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66. Hey, I'd like to visit that rat-infested rock one day.
That and Tristan da Cunha.

The reality of that ever occurring, though. Well, you know how I am. :D
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:01 PM
Response to Reply #66
68. That would never happen.
They wouldn't allow you into their society anyway. :D
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:03 PM
Response to Reply #68
70. And that is why I read lots and lots of books about it.
And I've even made Tristan tater cakes. :D

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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:04 PM
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71. Hee hee hee.
Tristan tater cakes? :D
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:13 PM
Response to Reply #71
74. Yes.
They grow lots of potatoes on Tristan da Cunha. :D
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:18 PM
Response to Reply #74
77. That's about it.
:D
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:18 PM
Response to Reply #77
78. Sheep too.
:D
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:20 PM
Response to Reply #78
79. So mutton and french fries, then.
:D
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:21 PM
Response to Reply #79
81. And fish.
;)
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:22 PM
Response to Reply #81
82. And xenophobia.
:D
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x-g.o.p.er Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:06 PM
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19. Minnesota Vikings logo
Skol!!
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izzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:07 PM
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21. I am mine
--
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:07 PM
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22. I have no idea what it is, nor do I know why I choose it.
:shrug:
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:09 PM
Response to Reply #22
24. LOL, nevertheless it's pretty funny!
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 05:09 PM by Nutmegger
I like it!
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:09 PM
Response to Reply #24
25. Why thank you.
:)
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:07 PM
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23. I use the Impeach Dumbyass avatar; but I'm starting to think
I should change it, so someone will actually proceed to impeach him.
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:17 PM
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27. It's a photo taken by my now deceased brother
Taken in eastern Montana,Feb 26, 1979:






Here's another one of his photos:







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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:19 PM
Response to Reply #27
28. Real awesome photos!
I'm sorry for your loss. :-(
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:26 PM
Response to Reply #28
31. Thanks.
As a side note, 26 Feb is our sister's birthday.
Here are brother, sister and my now 22 year old son.

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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:38 PM
Response to Reply #31
35. Another great photo!
Thanks so much for sharing. :hug:
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:25 PM
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30. It's the "old" logo of my home town, Huntington Beach, California
the "new" logo is in my sig line.
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Starbucks Anarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:27 PM
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32. The cover of Miles Davis' "Steamin."
Because I'm a big fan of his and because the cover art looks really cool.

Hat tip to DUer Mobius for creating it for me. :hi:
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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:32 PM
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34. It's Bill Hicks and I picked it
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 05:33 PM by jane_pippin
because he's a fucking amazing comedian, Goat Boy and all.

Or was. He's dead now, which is sad and wrong, though if he were alive now he'd probably be having multiple aneurysms each day.
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Call Me Wesley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:41 PM
Response to Reply #34
37. Hat's off to Bill Hicks.
Rest in peace. There are non-smokers still living. How bad is that?
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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:44 PM
Response to Reply #37
39. It's very bad, especially if one of them is Carrot Top.
Or someone of that ilk.
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Starbucks Anarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 05:49 AM
Response to Reply #34
113. Bill Hicks was a genius.
Why is he dead and Dane Cook alive?
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:41 PM
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36. yeeaaahhhhh
Kinda obvious....
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Call Me Wesley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:42 PM
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38. Jacques Tati,
wonderful French comedian and obsessive director/actor. RIP.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:45 PM
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40. Because I despise Bob Dylan
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:53 PM
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41. Mr. Gumby
Specifically, the animated Mr. Gumby who says "I... hope... you're... en... joy... ing... THIS."

These are the real guys, and they're my role models:

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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:54 PM
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42. Bender is a loveable scamp!
I used to have Beaker; he reminded me of me. :7
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Dave Reynolds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:10 PM
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43. The biohazard symbol,
both because of my work in the lab, and the fact that I am toxic.
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swag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:35 PM
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44. I chose William Burroughs. I had Jerri Blank, but then somebody started
signing on with "Jerri Blank" as their handle and a couple of other people started using Jerri Blank avatars, so I was shit out of luck on the Jerri Blank front.

So I chose Burroughs, who was next best.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:07 PM
Response to Reply #44
89. Burroughs is cool...
And it's pretty aesthetically pleasing as well.
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:39 PM
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45. My current avatar is Avatar.
Meta-humour. :7
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Fox Mulder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:40 PM
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46. Alien
I wonder why... ;)
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:08 PM
Response to Reply #46
50. LOL
The Truth is Out There!
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vikegirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:41 PM
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47. Douglas McCarthy of Nitzer Ebb
My favorite industrial band. No one else seems to know who they are. :shrug:
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:09 PM
Response to Reply #47
51. I never heard of them
I'm going to check them out at Amazon. Thanks! :D
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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:20 PM
Response to Reply #47
100. lies, lies, lies, lies
gold, gold, gold, gold
guns, guns, guns, guns
fire, fire, fire!
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vikegirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:10 PM
Response to Reply #100
129. force is machine!
:thumbsup:
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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:51 PM
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48. The Gadsden Flag
The coiled rattlesnake ready to strike, and the warning "Don't Tread On Me".

The rattlesnake was one of the earliest Revolutionary War symbols of rebellion against the tyranny of Kings. Seems fitting today.

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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:09 PM
Response to Reply #48
52. Cool, didn't know that about the flag
Thanks for sharing. :D
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:52 PM
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49. The Leaping Bunny is a symbol of a humane product.
No animal ingredients, no animal testing. Sort of a "certified humane" symbol.
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:10 PM
Response to Reply #49
53. Now I know what that Leaping Bunny symbol means!!!
Thanks! :D
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:24 PM
Response to Reply #53
56. If you are interested in the story behind it
you can check out the website, here: http://www.leapingbunny.org/
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:36 PM
Response to Reply #56
58. Thanks for the site flvegan!
I got myself edu-ma-cated! :D
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deadparrot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:13 PM
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54. For Harry Reid, after he shut down the Senate.
:bounce:
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:21 PM
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55. The 'Aints 'cause it was the only New Orleans symbol available.
I shall not succumb to "Katrina fatigue" even if I am forced to once again put a paper bag over my head so as to endure the gridiron antics of those assclowns who managed to lose a game by getting called for defensive holding on a field goal try! (There, sports fans, is an example of how heinous NFL officiating actually can, unlike Sunday, alter the outcome of a game.)
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Beware the Beast Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:05 PM
Response to Reply #55
72. I feel for you. The Saints desperately need a break.
Hey, any news on the Saints' relocation? From what I have heard, the owner angled to move the team for years, and the Katrina debacle just happened to be a fortunate accident for him. :(
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:15 PM
Response to Reply #72
75. Tagliabue put his foot down. They're back in Sept. 24,
against those selfsame Atlanta Falcons. Paper bags de rigueur; yellow hankies optional. So at least for the upcoming season, New Orleanians (past and present) shall once again be treated (?) to the sporting equivalent of a really bad sitcom episode, you know, like the one where you just know the neighbor is gonna get his ugly new toupee pulled off.

If only the NBA's David Stern had as much cojones! He's allowing the Hornets to bask in their sweetheart deal in the continent's sporting capital, Oklahoma City :sarcasm: for (everyone says) one more year. This although the N.O. Arena, right next door to the Dome, was never used as a shelter and appears to have been far less damaged. :eyes:
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dolo amber Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:26 PM
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57. I used to have a South Park caricature of me
But I decided the wee techno baby goes better with my glow-y eyes. :D
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WolverineDG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:39 PM
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59. The Empire State Building
because of the upcoming KOEB Invades Manhattan trip!

dg
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qnr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:47 PM
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60. The old USARP patch design, from the time when I was involved.
I had Ensign Opus for a long time, then I changed it to "This Space For Rent, CHEAP" when jpgray did the avatar change thread, and I changed to this last night. I love Antarctica, and I think the colors complement the Source Mage GNU/Linux logo in my signature.

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Benfea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:53 PM
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63. I chose Opus because Animal wasn't available
Or at least, I didn't see Animal on the list.
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Texasgal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:56 PM
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65. Mine?
The TEXAS LONGHORNS ARE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!! WOOT!!!
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Roon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:01 PM
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67. I chose the pink triangle
Duh!
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:05 PM
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88. Weezer fan?
:P
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Roon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:33 PM
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105. I don't know the connection
but NO!!!! lol
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:34 PM
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106. They have a song called "Pink Triangle"
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Roon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:23 PM
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132. Oh, ok!
I had no idea. Thanks for the info!
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 02:28 PM
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133. It's a pretty good song. ...
And I'm sure I mildly amused any other weezer fans out there.
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Beware the Beast Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:02 PM
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69. I will return to my regular avatar next week.
I usually have a photo of General Ursus from Planet of the Apes. My current av is the Vince Lombardi trophy.
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:07 PM
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73. i was asked to remove my original one after a year--"It offended someone"
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:43 PM
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85. LOL, I like Stuart just the same. [nt]
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:21 PM
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80. My smile and just because.
I wanted to smile at all of you!
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qnr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:35 PM
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84. And a lovely, heart-warming smile it is! n/t
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:27 PM
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91. Thanks!
:D
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stlsaxman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:34 PM
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83. Abbie... the master of street theatre, free speech, independence, humor,
sedition and the joys of revolution.


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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:01 PM
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87. Because he's
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 09:01 PM by hippywife
the most courageous Congressman ever! And he's my hero. :)
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:08 PM
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90. Mine's VERY obvious:
I'm from California! :hi:
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meow2u3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:32 PM
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92. My cat Boots
I'm a cat lover, and Boots has a purrfect pic.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:36 PM
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93. As a reminder of what could have been.
:thumbsup:
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Tikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:39 PM
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94. I love the.....




Tikki
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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:42 PM
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95. Flyers' logo
I'm a big fan - hope they can get out of this slump soon!
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LynzM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:06 PM
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96. It's a visual representation of...
The line in my sig, that I wrote. "Patchwork"

Plus, it's very visually memorable, and I wanted that, once I realized that that was how I recognized a lot of people around here. Thought perhaps I'd make myself a little more memorable, and it's unique!
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:19 PM
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99. I seen you around before
You're right, it is memorable!
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LynzM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:21 PM
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101. Thanks, neighbor!
I'm in CT, too :)

I like your avatar, too!
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:41 PM
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104. Another Nutmegger, cool!
Thanks, Beaker seems to reflect my mood at the moment.

Not to mention his hair!!
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ncrainbowgrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:14 PM
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97. My avatar is of my childhood doggie.
My parents had to put her down last friday- all of her organs were failing and there was nothing more that could be done for her.
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:19 PM
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98. Awwwww
I'm sorry for your loss! What was her name?
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ncrainbowgrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 05:21 AM
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109. Her name was Tandem.
and she was my baby girl. (Litter box trained, too! :thumbsup: )
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:22 PM
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102. because that`s who i am....
mr natural
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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:26 PM
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103. The cover of Alfred Jarry's "Ubu Roi"
A favorite play of mine, and the reference for the name of Pere Ubu, a favorite band of mine.
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AwakeAtLast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:50 PM
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107. I think mine is pretty much self explanatory
And I can't wait to change it!!! ;)
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:01 AM
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108. My current avatar (created for me by Mobius)
Is what I call "Fred Phelps, the Antichrist". Mobius created it, along with several others, when I asked him to make me an avatar that went along with my screen name. The others he created were:



The first one I used was "God Loves You Unless You're Gay". I plan to rotate the collection over time.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 05:33 AM
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111. I'm tellin' ya, Phelps is on our team.
He's just acting extra kooky to make the fundies look even kookier. Sort of a reverse COINTELPRO.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 05:32 AM
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110. Switched to Malcom X after Katrina. n/t
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:02 PM
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124. Very apropos
Cool drawing. George "War" Bush says it all! :D
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Omphaloskepsis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 05:44 AM
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112. Mine is random:
I prefer a sig.

Well it is this picture: I just like it.


That runs through a script I wrote that grabs a small chunk and adds a border and randomly leaves in color or makes it black and white.
Link

It is supposed to make a new random image every five minutes. But, that is giving me trouble right now.
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 06:29 AM
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114. Emblem of the England Rugby Team.
I changed it at the week-end to mark the 6 Nations Rugby Tournament, before that it was Our Lady of Walsingham, before that it was the Ashes Trophy (the cricket trophy played between England and Australia), and before that the emblem of the England cricket team.
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Bzzzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:21 AM
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115. Darwin...
explanation is probably not needed.
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donheld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:27 AM
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116. Cuz it's beautiful and Colorado's state flower.
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GalleryGod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:27 AM
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117. Empire State Building..it symbolizes the greatest city on earth


IMHO :hi:
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:04 PM
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125. Cool picture, thanks for sharing! [nt]
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tyedyeto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:30 AM
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118. I change every month or two...
don't want to get in a rut, you know. LOL
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:06 PM
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127. I know what you mean
Edited on Wed Feb-08-06 01:06 PM by Nutmegger
I think it's about time to break out the "Impeach Bush" avatar!

Thanks for sharing! :D
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:31 AM
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119. Valerie Solanis, because I also shot Andy Warhol.
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scarlet_owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:46 AM
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120. Jesus.
I'm devoted to the Sacred Heart.
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SteppingRazor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:48 AM
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121. Mine's always been Hunter...
except for a brief period of Che Guevara.

Dr. Thompson is a big influence on both my writing and my way of life.
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kick-ass-bob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:49 AM
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122. A leader truly elected by the people of the country.
And one who is not afraid to say what he thinks.
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:05 PM
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126. Amen to that! [nt]
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bikebloke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 11:16 AM
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123. I haven't the foggiest.
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malmapus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:08 PM
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128. Mine is the flash for 3rd Special Forces Group
I use it because it was the unit I spent most of my time with in the Army and pretty much made me who I am today from my experience there.
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Heidi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:17 PM
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130. It's me.
It's a scan of my face and my hair. I chose it because it was handy and somehwat anonymous.
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rbnyc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:19 PM
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131. I designed mine for another purpose...
but decided I really liked it and asked skinner to add it to the avatars. Then I had a friend make mine wink so it would be different from the one generally available.
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Hand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:14 PM
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134. Mine is my old bunny Mimi...
She actually passed on years ago, but I've always liked the pic. She lived a long time and was quite grumpy and cute.

There are other pix of Mimi and our other bunnies here:

http://community.webshots.com/album/133256710YIIxos

Weirdly enough, someone actually recognized Mimi from my avatar and mentioned it in a DU thread:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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catzies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:27 PM
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135. Because she's me to a T.
:P
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:29 PM
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136. Buttercup kicks ass.
That's all. :D
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