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Old 02-20-2009, 03:17 PM   #21
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over the years...
Celebrity comparison - Ali MGraw, when I was a teenager with waist length black hair. Facially, I did resemble her a lot and still do.
Weirdest ever - College roommate's best childhood friend, who also had my same name. doo doo doooooo dooo
Locally - I was confused with a now-transferred female NYS Trooper, a local town gal who went to HS with my LH, and a Native American woman whom I never met.
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Old 02-20-2009, 03:47 PM   #22
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I don't look like anyone, I guess. I do know of a local lady with my exact first and last (maiden) name and exact birth day and month (but 3 years older). I don't think we look alike, as the mutual friend didn't say so, and I've never met her.
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:03 PM   #23
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My celebrity comparison was Raquel Welch and Angelina Jolie. That thought still makes me laugh.

I've been told I look like Linda Ronstadt. I do agree the comparison to her is pretty close.
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:36 PM   #26
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People often insist I'm Angelina Jolie


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My father used to say that he always knew his son would grow up to look like a famous Hollywood actor, but he never expected it would be Wilford Brimley...
Actually, I don't look anything like Angelina - wish I did though. I've only been compared to one celebrity - Susan Dey of Partiridge Family fame. When I was in high school, I did resemble her a bit.
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:02 PM   #27
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I have red hair (ok had red hair, now bottle assisted). I've been told I'm the double of lots of people. Once I had an office mate with red hair. We didn't look at all alike, but everyone thought we were sisters and got us confused.
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Old 02-20-2009, 08:19 PM   #28
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While stopped at a traffic light I glanced over and looked inside a corner restaurant/bar. There I was, standing with a drink in my hand talking to a couple of people who I didn't know. Sure, I was a bit younger and better looking, but it was definitely me. Man, did I look good in that sweater. Still can't figure it out, though. I don't drink. What was I doing in a bar? And who were those people I was with? I'm an introvert. I don't speak to strangers.
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I used to have a military haircut, Navy khakis, and a garrison cap. You could find about a hundred of us within a quarter-mile of the harbor.

I have a Google Alert set for my name, and it turns out that I'm also selling Scottsdale real estate.

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As I get older, I am starting to look like a lot of people.
It could be the pre-processing step for Soylent Green. First they tenderize you so that you're already the right shape for going into the processor.
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My Dad: "You favor your mother, but you're not as pretty."

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Heard that a guy got in big trouble for wearing a t-shirt with the image of Phil Silvers (AKA Sgt. Bilko). Forget where it happened, but the guy was accused of making fun of the Dahli Lama.

I've been told I look like Dan Akroyd. Definite resemblance, but don't think it's all that close.
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Friends tell my daughter she looks like me ... she's not amused.

I, of course, am.
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When I was younger and thinner, my celebrity comparator was Dougie Houser. Not sure who it would be now.
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I've meant to mention how much I like your avatar. No one rocked it like Janis.
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Friends tell my daughter she looks like me ... she's not amused.
I, of course, am.
My daughter (my 16-year-old daughter) shared with my wife that she enjoys doing surfing & taekwondo with me. However she doesn't enjoy the occasional comment from well-meaning (but oblivious) adults mistakenly crediting her with being my trophy wife.

What makes it even worse is that my daughter is the spitting image of my mother at that age, sort of a vengeance-from-beyond-the-grave genetic trick.
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My daughter (my 16-year-old daughter) shared with my wife that she enjoys doing surfing & taekwondo with me. However she doesn't enjoy the occasional comment from well-meaning (but oblivious) adults mistakenly crediting her with being my trophy wife.

What makes it even worse is that my daughter is the spitting image of my mother at that age, sort of a vengeance-from-beyond-the-grave genetic trick.
I just renewed my passport. The 2"x2" photo was clearly my Mom as I remember her when I graduated HS. That memory trigger was very cool. Mom has been with the angels for over 7 years now.
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When I was in college, folks told me I had a double. We met once. We didn't think we were doubles.

20 or so years ago, another customer at the USPS had trouble believing I wasn't someone else.

I look almost exactly like Mother as I age (I have mentioned one morning a few years ago being briefly disoriented when I looked at the mirror and saw her).
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