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Old 09-05-2008, 05:27 PM   #1
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During the wee hours of the morning, a task force from the board administrative offices kidnapped CuppaJoe, brainwashed him/her, and turned Cuppa into a moderator.

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Old 09-05-2008, 05:31 PM   #2
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Old 09-05-2008, 05:49 PM   #3
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Atta boy! McCain uses his acceptance speech to urge people to volunteer in their communities, and CuppaJoe steps right up!

Joshing aside, thanks for pitching in. I'm sure it is a thankless job. The ten-spot is in the mail.

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To CuppaJoe and all the moderators -- thanks for doing what is probably one of the most thankless jobs on the planet.

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Oh... those would go through me. I'll be sure that it gets to the right place.
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Oh... those would go through me. I'll be sure that it gets to the right place.
In that case . . .my insurance only allows a payment of $4.85 for this service. The forms will be in the mail to you.
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I hope it pays better than SS. Watch out for wascally wabbitts.
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I always assumed your forum name was slang for Cup of Joe (coffee). You will likely need to change your name to CuppaBooze after a few weeks.
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I always assumed your forum name was slang for Cup of Joe (coffee). You will likely need to change your name to CuppaBooze after a few weeks.
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Good idea. I got the idea from a newspaper story many years ago, when I landed in London thoroughly jet-lagged the story of an employee strike for better cuppa break conditions always stuck in my mind. Of course, they meant cuppa tea which I changed to CuppaJoe, I can change it again it needed.
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I always assumed your forum name was slang for Cup of Joe (coffee). You will likely need to change your name to CuppaBooze after a few weeks.

Cup? How about something with more holding capacity...
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I seem to have been out the day they handed out moderator gear - but I went to the local strip mall and provisioned up anyway.

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You poor bas... uhh... congratulations!!!
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I think you would be a good mod bunny
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Yeah that'd be swell. Half the users would run away and I'd ban the other half and let god sort them out.
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Martha has the official moderator whip right now.
Not to worry, everyone; I figure it will take me two weeks to find the whip; in the meantime, it's open season! When I came here I was hazed by the best of 'em. I've been in the soapbox recently, I know you are up to it.

There was a computer game back in the '80s called Adventure, probably a rip off of a more famous game. At the very beginning you had to figure out "drop whip, pick up stick" something like that.
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