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Old 03-31-2010, 03:18 PM   #161
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Rich, I'm so pleased for you - I'd like to share a little of my youth with you from my singing days under my stage name, Cliff Richard

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Now THAT's a big step, Rich! Congratulations and I hope you enjoy the new hours.
And now you have to tell us all about your experience as a new ESR!

Congratulations again, and my very best wishes. Sleep late, read, enjoy the time, peace, and quiet.
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Rich, I'm so pleased for you - I'd like to share a little of my youth with you from my singing days under my stage name, Cliff Richard

I thought that was you, until I realized the front of his pants weren't wet...

Threadjack over, back to salutations and congratulations for RiT!
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Congrats, Rich. Now, I'm going to upload a picture of a bump on my knee, and if you could just tell me...
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Is that why Alan changed his avatar a few days ago...?
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Is that why Alan changed his avatar a few days ago...?
Exactly - and Rich diagnosed it correctly

(it is a displaced bump of knowledge and he sent me a certificate to prove to DW that it is not up my a$$ like she claims).
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Thank you one and all. DW is preparing my favorite dinner and a nice bottle of wine.

Now to sit back and digest all this (the ESR, not the dinner). Mixed emotions notwithstanding, I'm feeling pretty damn good right about now.
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Congrats, Rich. Now, I'm going to upload a picture of a bump on my knee, and if you could just tell me...
Al, that's not your knee. And those bumps are supposed to be there.
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:55 PM   #179
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Oh yeah, since your sig area has a nervous tick (Tourette's maybe?) I though we should capture it for posterity:
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