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#222226 - 07/14/05 08:29 PM The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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#222227 - 07/14/05 08:30 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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one word longer

#222229 - 07/14/05 08:30 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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than the one before.

#222230 - 07/14/05 08:35 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Can I take the excitement?


White. A blank page or canvas. His favorite. So... many... possibilities.
#222231 - 07/14/05 08:41 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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what will the next post bring?

#222232 - 07/14/05 08:43 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Mad as a march hare is right.


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#222233 - 07/14/05 10:21 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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is it now a six word post?

#222234 - 07/14/05 11:04 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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No, it should be... nine this post, I think.

#222235 - 07/14/05 11:05 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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And, it should have been eight in LAM's, I believe.

#222236 - 07/15/05 01:56 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Kind souls put the word number (like "eleven") in their posts!


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#222237 - 07/15/05 02:26 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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My post will have twelve words in it. That's right, isn't it?

#222238 - 07/15/05 03:02 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Adding two to the number of replies to this thread gives me thirteen!

#222239 - 07/15/05 03:08 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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are we trying to go for a record number of written words this time?

#222240 - 07/15/05 04:52 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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We are limited to 2500 posts per thread. The longest post could be 2500 words.

#222241 - 07/15/05 07:41 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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What if I do not mention the number of words in my post. Is that acceptable?


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#222242 - 07/15/05 08:34 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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It is not forbidden. Some kind soul will probably soon mention their word count (like me: Seventeen!).

#222243 - 07/15/05 09:24 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Aww, EDE's a kind soul!

Ashamedly (I wonder if that's really a word...), I'm like Quis and... not.

#222244 - 07/15/05 09:43 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Now let's not connect the measure of kindness of a person's soul to whether they can count to nineteen.


Ooh that Lemnos! He makes me so angry, so, so, what was I saying? Oh well, must not have been very important.
#222245 - 07/15/05 10:25 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Hey! I can count to nineteen. Hell, I can even make it to twenty. I'm in college, don'tcha know?

Honestly. shake

#222246 - 07/15/05 10:44 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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When this thread reaches post five hundred I have a series of twenty one briefing papers that I can post here.

#222247 - 07/15/05 10:57 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Caliente, are you saying that I am not a kind soul? I am shocked. I thought you were my friend. Sniff sniff


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#222248 - 07/15/05 12:54 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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please do not cry quislet. I am sure her statement was made in jest. meanwhile this post is up to number twenty three.


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#222249 - 07/15/05 01:20 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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I am not one to sulk (kicks sulking chair out of sight)No, really I am fine. It's just that well I kind of ...


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#222250 - 07/16/05 06:24 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Geez whiz quis!!! I have got just the thing to cheer you up!!! Twenty Five dozen Canadian beer in a variety of brands.....want some?

#222251 - 07/16/05 11:40 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Canadian beer? Pshaw. We live in America buddy!! Drink American beer!!

/redneck

And a hug for Quis!! I didn't mean it man!! It was all in jest.

#222252 - 07/16/05 04:59 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Once you have a Canadian beer an American beer tastes diluted by about six ounces of water. Coors for example is worthy of the designation "Beer Americano."

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Heh, I see you've had Natty Light. puke No, seriously, I'm not really a big beer aficionado... except New Castle. I really like New Castle. Mmm... so, so good.

#222254 - 07/17/05 10:36 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Caliente of California, born Anno Domini nineteen hundred and eighty six. How would you know how New Castle Ale tastes? LEGION WORLD IS GUILTY OF SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT.

#222255 - 07/18/05 08:14 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Jeepers! Tamper Lad sounds freakishly like the Royal Inquistor!

Anyway, this is a thirty word post! This thread is totally kicking the ass of Cobie's Inane 1000 Word Posts Thread!

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Anyways, its in our constitution, in section thirty one that, "Legionworld and its members are hereby charged with the defense
of the known universe and the seduction of innocents (time allowing)"

#222257 - 07/19/05 02:43 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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You've read the constitution? I haven't bothered with that thing since I got here. Possibly because I'm not a rules guy, though I like the fact that it's actually written in pencil.


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#222258 - 07/19/05 03:32 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Section Thirty Three of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms of the Canadian Constitution gives our Parliaments power to make acts that violate our rights, subject only to a five year sunset clause.

#222259 - 07/19/05 10:15 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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On a completely unrelated note (because I don't like this note and am, therefore, going to change it), my school, UCSB, is full of gay boys and I'm married to one on the Facebook!

#222260 - 07/20/05 02:41 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Thank you to the one who thought up this collection of nonsensical babble...it keeps the brain healthy and wise, but not exactly wealthy...*sighs*

#222261 - 07/21/05 02:24 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Remembering Ruth Buzzi, who once sang: ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hah!


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#222262 - 07/24/05 06:35 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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"Cornflakes. Cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes. cornflakes cornflakes cornfalkes cornaflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes. cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes Cornflakes Cornflakes. CORNFLAKES! cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes cornflakes."

"Uh...You missed a word."

"CornFlakes"


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#222263 - 07/24/05 10:22 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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That's brilliant. (Hey Joeboy, looks like I'm following your post again.) Anyways, where were you last week when we were struggling on the "Name That TV Show Theme Song" and nobody could get "The Young Ones?"


Ooh that Lemnos! He makes me so angry, so, so, what was I saying? Oh well, must not have been very important.
#222264 - 07/24/05 10:41 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Dammit! I havent even looked at that thread in Donkeys' years. 'The Young Ones' was my favorite show when I was a kid and it gave me a British accent. Has anyone else but me seen "Grim Tales"?


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#222265 - 08/01/05 11:01 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Great Shades of Satan! This thread has fallen to page 2! How can this be? And we're only on a forty word post! I know there are plenty of people out there with more than forty words to say! Post!

#222266 - 08/02/05 05:27 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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"Four Forty One" is a horrible road not far from where I live which I try to avoid at all costs. I cannot wait until I am no longer living in Florida. On a happier note, I finally have an avatar.


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#222267 - 08/02/05 05:31 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Or rather, I thought I had an avatar. I have no idea what I did wrong. And it was a nice Alan Davis drawing of Shadow Lass, too. It feels like I have tried forty-two times to make the avatar work.


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#222268 - 08/02/05 09:43 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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I would *LOVE* to live in Florida! What don't you like about it Stealth? I live in London, England and cry forty-three tears a night over how bored I am by it! Let's swap!

ummmm... rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb. wink

#222269 - 08/02/05 10:42 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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For the forty fourth post I've decided to speak out against the Mayor of Montreal's delusional dreams of bidding for the 2016 Olympics. If such a thing comes to pass, I'll personally move to Quebec to vote yes on the the next independence referendum.

#222270 - 08/03/05 07:19 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Blacula, most of the people in Florida are either rude or psychotic or both, and it's hard to stay in contact with the few nice people, because the traffic is terrible, and the roads are not built for walking or riding a bicycle.

Forty five.


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#222271 - 08/04/05 05:20 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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I didn't mean for the last post to turn out that grim. So I'll make number forty-six about nice things. Ice cream. Unicorns. DVDs. Collecting comic books. The DCU being the best it's been in twenty years. Hope for a better future. There, that's better.


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#222272 - 08/04/05 06:09 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Unicorns are NOT nice things. shudder Are you trying to traumatize me??? I mean, more than I already am... I'm still young and impressionable y'know!! And... stuff!! Yeah. Stuff.

And, while I'm on a rant, ice cream's not that great either. Brain freezes man. Brain freezes.

Four. Seven.

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Is this number forty eight? God! What did I start with the Innane (misspelling intentional) one word posts thread lo those many years (or is it months? Nope it's years, at least two of them!) ago?

Is this the result of that momentary indescretion (and horribly bad spelling?)


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#222274 - 08/05/05 05:59 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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But...but...if you eat ice cream one little spoonful at a time, or an ice cream sandwich one little bite at a time, it won't cause brainfreeze. And since when have unicorns not been nice? I have one who's always standing near my computer, and she's a sweetheart.


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#222275 - 08/05/05 04:57 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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For the special FIFTIETH post, I have a confession to make. As those who have read the last post may have already guessed, I pretend to be tough like Stealth, but in reality I'm a girly-girl who dreams of enchanted forests...okay, the truth is somewhere in the middle.


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#222276 - 08/21/05 08:45 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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It's tough to follow such an eloquent Fiftieth post but with this the Fifty-First post in the increasingly long posts thread I shall endeavour to do so.

But first I would like to thank Stealth for setting the bar so high, and causing me to reach down into reserves of loquatiousness that I didn't even realize that I had.


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#222277 - 08/24/05 06:16 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Sorry I almost missed your post, Abin Quank. Good thing I looked on page two.

Thank you for the kind words. I do hope that someday my writing talents will make me money. I dream of being like J.K. Rowling, entertaining millions of people with my imaginings.

We've reached fifty-two posts.


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#222278 - 04/13/07 11:12 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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So, the real question at hand is why all these threads were allowed to lie fallow. I know the theory that they will grow bigger and stronger if allowed to do so, but they seem to have withered on the vine more than they've come back and flourished. I don't like that.

Fifty-three.


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It has been almost fifty-four fortnights since this thread was last visited.

Oops! Eryk Davis Ester has correctly exposed me for the slacker I am. I should have reminded myself what the proper rules were beforehand.

Via this edit, I hope to remedy my blunder in terms acceptable to Eryk and anyone else affected.


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#222280 - 04/17/09 04:03 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Kent Shakespeare seems to have forgotten the whole point of this thread, which is that each post should contain one more word than the previous post. His last post contains only twelve words rather than fifty-four. This one, by contrast, contains fifty-five.

Or, it will, once I add in this sentence with thirteen more words.

#222281 - 04/18/09 09:42 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Fifty-Six is a city located in northern Arkansas.

I will be fifty-six years old in 2022.

To multiply eight times seven gets you fifty-six.

5656 SW Humphrey in Portland is a school.

This lovely quilt prominently features fifty-six cloth cats.

First-class postage ran you three cents in 1956.

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#222282 - 04/19/09 08:19 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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So, if I understand this correctly, what you guys are telling me is that in order to post in this thread I must compose a meaningful message containing exactly 57 words.

Is that a correct assumption?

If it is I fail to see any compelling reason to put the time and effort into composing such a message.


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#222283 - 04/20/09 12:47 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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This weekend my son and I went to Atlanta to see the Chinese Terracotta army and Tutankhamun and the Golden Pharoahs. I like the Army better, and although, as most exhibits do, they ended in gift shops, the Army one was much less expensive.
Then we went to Oxford Comics and Fantasy Records. A very good weekend.

58.


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#222284 - 04/21/09 04:16 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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I'm sitting in a hotel room in Scarborough Maine, right now, waiting for a delivery of Chinese food. I changed jobs last year. I still work for the same company, but now instead of testing our product, Nuclear Submarines, I go to the vendors we buy products from and inspect those products before they get shipped to my company.

59


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#222285 - 04/22/09 01:01 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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We all live in a Nuclear Submarine, Nuclear Submarine, Nuclear Submarine.
We all live in a Nuclear Submarine, Nuclear Submarine, Nuclear Submarine.
And our friends live in the core,
Some have 12 toes, some have more,
and the band begins to mutate.

I know, Abin, it would never happen on one of your vessels. You know, on a nuclear wessel.

60


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#222286 - 04/23/09 06:43 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Ohmygod! Gramps said I should like post in this thread cuz' I like never say anything in like three words or less when I can use a dozen or more. But, I gotta admit I kinda don't get the point of this thread. Is it to use like a lot of word to say nothing? Or like the other way around? (61)


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#222287 - 06/30/11 08:59 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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I know you've all been waiting for this thread to return! Thus, I am bumping it, with the hope that others will have fun adding to the thread! Just remember that each post should contain one more word than the post before!

It is helpful to put the number of words in your post somewhere in the post! This one has sixty-two!

#222288 - 06/30/11 09:30 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Oh my gosh you mean I have to put sixty-three words in this post? I don't know how I'm ever going to do that!!
I should probably put together some thoughts on really important current events going on around the world, or maybe give my opinion on new songs being played on the radio these days.

This is going to be so difficult!
wink

#222289 - 07/01/11 03:04 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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For the next post, I believe this groovy classic Beatles song is in order:

When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now
Will you still be sending me a valentine, birthday greetings, bottle of wine?
If I'd been out 'til quarter to three, would you lock the door?
Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm sixty-four?

#222290 - 07/01/11 07:08 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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"'65 Love Affair" was a song by Paul Davis that hit the Billboard chart in 1981. It peaked at No. 6 for two weeks.

I was never a big fan of Davis's, but "'65 Love Affair" is a catchy ditty that still goes through my head occasionally.

'65 love affair
We wasn't gettin' nowhere
But we didn't care
It was a crazy
'65 love affair


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#222291 - 07/01/11 10:51 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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This is one thread where I can post from one of the old songs that I like:

Now you go through Saint Looey
Joplin, Missouri,
and Oklahoma City is mighty pretty.
You see Amarillo,
Gallup, New Mexico,
Flagstaff, Arizona.
Don't forget Winona,
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino.

Won't you get hip to this timely tip:
when you make that California trip
Get your kicks on Route 66.


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#222292 - 07/02/11 09:37 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Yay, Rocky! I thought of that song when I saw 66 coming up but didn't have time to post it.


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#222293 - 07/02/11 12:06 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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I appreciate the appreciation, Legion Tracker, but there is one little detail that you seem to have left out. Don't get me wrong. I certainly appreciate the accolades. We all get way too few. I definitely like the fact that I am not the only one around here who appreciates music from the pre-rock era. But I think you were supposed have 67 words in that post.


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#222294 - 07/07/11 06:49 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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"In '68, Julie was Johnny's date..."

That's a lyric from Sweet's "The Six-Teens," a song about the death of Sixties idealism and the gloominess which followed in the Seventies. Not that it's likely the guys in Sweet cared about that stuff. They didn't even write the song. Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn did. The members of Sweet did write the delightful "Fox on the Run." Pop bliss.


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#222295 - 07/07/11 07:32 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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"Summer of '69" is one of the few Bryan Adams songs I like. The song evokes the nostalgia of starting a rock band that falls apart when life intervenes.

Had a band and we tried real hard
Jimmy quit
Joey got married
Shoulda known we'd never get far


Ironically, Adams, born in November 1959, was only nine years old during the summer of 1969. That's artistic license for you.


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#222296 - 07/07/11 07:43 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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According to heavy metal expert Martin Popoff, the year Nineteen Seventy saw the birth of the genre through the release of three crucial albums: Black Sabbath's "Black Sabbath", Uriah Heep's "Very 'Eavy, Very 'Umble", and Deep Purple's "Deep Purple in Rock." Controversially, Popoff disregards the early Led Zeppelin albums, as he seems to feel that Zep didn't come into their own until the middle of the decade. Personally, I agree.


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#222297 - 07/07/11 08:25 AM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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According to Wikipedia (which I use from time to time). As 71 is the least prime factor of one more than the product of the first twenty-two terms of the EuclidMullin sequence, it is the twenty-third term. Also, 71 is the largest number which occurs as a prime factor of an order of a sporadic simple group.

Not quite sure what the Euclid-Mullin sequence is (Hey, maybe Wikipedia would know)

#222298 - 07/07/11 06:07 PM Re: The Increasingly Long Posts Thread!  
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Originally posted by Rockhopper Lad:
I appreciate the appreciation, Legion Tracker, but there is one little detail that you seem to have left out. Don't get me wrong. I certainly appreciate the accolades. We all get way too few. I definitely like the fact that I am not the only one around here who appreciates music from the pre-rock era. But I think you were supposed have [b]67 words in that post.[/b]
Rocky, I apologize 72 times.


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It has been almost six years since I posted to this thread. A lot has changed since then. Some old friends have stopped coming, but new friends have shown up. I am not sure if I should be getting so sappy for such a fun based thread. So for the remainder of the thread I will just write fun words.

Zany. Booby. Titmouse. Lake Titicaca. Fandango. Alabaster. Kalamazoo. And that is seventy-three words.


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'74 was the year I was born!

But right now, I'm thinking of the posts in this thread around the late 40s and early 50s, where I had my very first Legion World interaction with the now-deceased Abin Quank -- a very pleasant one indeed, and it helped me feel right at home, which meant a lot to me then (I had just joined Legion World,) and still means a great deal to me.

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