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In recognition of adiewoo...

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In recognition of adiewoo...

To commemorate adiewoo's well deserved elevation to the PN peerage of "bright sparks" I should like to propose a new category, that of:
Damp Squib
Those who aspire to gain this valuable appendage should be seen to have achieved:
(a) to be seen to have posted a large number of fatuous, facile topics.
(b) to have achieved notoriety in the art of going off topic.
(c) to have been warned several times for excessive use of smileys.
(d) to be notable in posting the last in a thread that contains the
      definitive option or answer, thereby spoiling for others what
      would have been a completely random contents topic.

Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Can I put my name forward for nomination Embarrassed

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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Well we'll have to form a steering committee, But I'll propose you...anyone to second Strat.
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

No, I contest that..... Wot about me?  Cry Cry Cry
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

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No, I contest that..... Wot about me?


Ah! well, there will have to be some exceptions of course, some will be just too far advanced for the rest of us to compete with...no names no pack-drill of course!!
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Think Be3G wants to demote me to Damp Squib already, I don't think I can handle the pressure  Shocked
I think there are many worthy candidates, I'll second everyone who wants it  Smiley

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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Well I tried Sad
Personally I think it's an ageist thing...like I'm to old take take on such a responsibility...well you'll see Cheesy

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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

I would suggest you add as point E
Must have attained the computer skills of an eleven year old.
On that basis and those of the OP  I would like to nominate myself as a Damp Squib
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Surely that is far too high a standard  Grin
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

i can switch my computer on and shout at it a lot.  does that qualify?
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Of course it does, and if you hate your printer and have considered throwing it out of the window you are in at a high level  Grin
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Old damp squib,with my own teeth ?
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Old damp squib,with my own teeth

What! all of them, if so you'd be far too young to qualify...
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
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Re: In recognition of adiewoo...

Unless the next line is;
I can prove they are mine - I have the receipt...
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Grin

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