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Old 12-15-2010, 09:26 AM   #81
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... spouted by Emeticus.
You've been waiting a long time to use that phrase!
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My name is BigMoneyJim and I approve of this history.

Hey, this is better and cheaper than Who's Who!

I thought it was ... since 1902. I've seen that here, but it was much more prevalent on the MF REHP board and some of the other spinoffs. I don't recall the genesis of that and never quite "got it".

Hey, did we get the spontaneous nasal milk link in here somewhere?
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Ah, the only problem with MMND is that she had such a thin skin that she didn't stay around serving as the pinata long enough. She was at least coherent, as opposed to the 40 paragraph hoco-rants and the bizarre quasi-legal arguments spouted by Emeticus.
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I just read through the whole MMND thread as well. WOW...
HAHA! I did the same thing!

REWahoo, great job. I was always curious as to how it all started. Also, the links provided much needed entertainment. I needed that!
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Great reading the history here. Also one of those who was a MF and stayed for a while under a free subscription and migrated here in 2003, which feels like home these days.. Liked Intercst and Dory, good grounded folks. This board would be a good study for someone's graduate thesis for its path to success. There were a lot of good places, like early MF, that provided good information and social support but they lacked the flexibility or survival instinct of this board. Good genes and good moderation.

This board inspired and informed my transition from employment to retirement all because I learned about financial independence. I feel a lot of gratitude to the founders and sustainers of this site.
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Thanks for this REW. Beautiful...

In all my years of posting here and reading other posts, this ranks up there as the most informative. I love any kind of history/history-related items as I am math-challanged. (In my fuzzy-mind "mathPeople" do not like history and "historyPeople" do not like math.)
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I thought it was ... since 1902. I've seen that here, but it was much more prevalent on the MF REHP board and some of the other spinoffs. I don't recall the genesis of that and never quite "got it".
According to Dory, the old "...since 1902" catchphrase came from a poster named arrete.

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One of my favorite threads...

I thought I'd dive right in but I muffed it
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I love any kind of history/history-related items as I am math-challanged. (In my fuzzy-mind "mathPeople" do not like history and "historyPeople" do not like math.)
Are you are suggesting I wrote the history because I think numbers is hard?
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Very interesting history, thanks for posting. I was surprised to read that the 2004 election was between Bush and Gore, though.
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She was at least coherent, as opposed to the 40 paragraph hoco-rants and the bizarre quasi-legal arguments spouted by Emeticus.
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Hey, did we get the spontaneous nasal milk link in here somewhere?
I didn't need a link...
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Very interesting history, thanks for posting. I was surprised to read that the 2004 election was between Bush and Gore, though.
I think there were so many who were still fighting that four year old battle that it clouded my memory. Or maybe it was a hanging chad...
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Is there a double meaning here?

I thought I'd dive right in but I muffed it

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Are you are suggesting I wrote the history because I think numbers is hard?
That adds up.
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That about sums it up.
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@REWahoo I think this is the one I was thinking of:

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Great Job REW. From the length of that post, now I know what you do all day. Histories is hard.
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I have no idea how I got here or how long I have been here !
If your parents are still around I'd suggest you ask one of them to explain it to you...
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