The thousand post club

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by makc » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:21 pm

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4001!!!

Post by neufer » Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:32 pm

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Harry               2867  / 1.69 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
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emc                  622  / 0.57 ppd since Tue Jul 17, 2007  / Equine Locutionist
Qev                  563  / 0.35 ppd since Wed Mar 08, 2006  / Ontological Cartographer
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by geckzilla » Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:03 pm

Spammer!
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Fri Jul 30, 2010 5:29 pm

geckzilla wrote:Spammer!
Oh, Judy, Judy, Judy!!! :roll:

On APOD days bereft of any real science (e.g., today)
The Asterisk would be a dull place indeed without bystanders infusion of science news.
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by makc » Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:13 pm

what about our games? I haven't checked "find apod" for a while now, is it still going? if not, let's make another one. or, even whole forum for forum games, where posts will not count. you know, those "continue the story" or "count to 1000" kind of threads? works well for baut.

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wild blue beyonder land

Post by neufer » Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:02 am

BEYONDER LAND

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the usual suspects

Post by neufer » Sun Sep 05, 2010 3:25 am

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makc                1817  / 0.84 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by mаk© » Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:17 pm

ouch, i'm outperformed.

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Beyond » Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:40 pm

mаk© wrote:ouch, i'm outperformed.
Look at me, I'm fifteenth from the top. I guess all the people that know something about space are just not posting very much if I'm that close to the top.

Ok, neufer, what's with this "wild blue beyonder land?" You trying to turn my place into a blue raspberry popsicle or something :?:
To find the Truth, you must go Beyond.

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yumpin yiminy, Ann (4.61 ppd) yoins the club

Post by neufer » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:44 am

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Harry               2874  / 1.64 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
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makc                1821  / 0.84 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
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Qev                  563  / 0.34 ppd since Wed Mar 08, 2006  / Ontological Cartographer
Dr. Skeptic          507  / 0.34 ppd since Thu Jul 27, 2006  / Science Officer
Ann                  503  / 4.61 ppd since Sat May 29, 2010  / Color Commentator
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Ann » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:57 am

Yes, I yoins de club, welcome to my! I likes it here! I understand not 4.61 ppd, but could mean I writes a lot. I coming to write not so much soon, many things in school, can't think many stars!

I sing welcome song to my!

http://il.youtube.com/watch?v=sVaB7PZHqYA

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by bystander » Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:05 am

beyond the beast 666

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Beyond » Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:19 am

bystander wrote:beyond the beast 666
Oh man, i missed the occasion by two posts! Drat! And double DRAT!!
To find the Truth, you must go Beyond.

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:13 am

bystander wrote:
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<<A RYND is a cross-shaped iron support for the runner stone in
A PAIR OF MILLSTONES [ART + BEYoND]. The RYND is affixed to the top of the main shaft or spindle and supports the entire weight of the moving stone. The RYND is necessary because, unlike a cart wheel on an axle, the hole in the center of the stone must remain open enough for grain to pass through and thus fall between the grinding faces of the stones.
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Beyond » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:24 am

I thought i just felt something -- Has something just Ground to a stop :?:
To find the Truth, you must go Beyond.

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:36 am

beyond wrote:
I thought i just felt something -- Has something just Ground to a stop :?:
Click to play embedded YouTube video.
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Beyond » Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:00 pm

neufer wrote:
beyond wrote:
I thought i just felt something -- Has something just Ground to a stop :?:
Click to play embedded YouTube video.
I think I'm sorry i asked :!: :!:
To find the Truth, you must go Beyond.

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4K

Post by neufer » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:19 pm

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Neufer              4000  / 4.10 ppd since Mon Jan 21, 2008  / Quotidian Quotationist
Chris Peterson      3411  / 2.57 ppd since Tue Dec 07, 2004  / Expert Cloud Angler
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Harry               2874  / 1.64 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
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orin stepanek       1897  / 1.00 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005  / Resident Geezer
makc                1822  / 0.84 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
owlice              1651  / 0.74 ppd since Wed Aug 02, 2004  / Jabberwren Hooter Girl
apodman             1173  / 1.03 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007  / Teapot Fancier (MIA)
geckzilla           1069  / 0.97 ppd since Wed Sep 12, 2007  / Ocular Digitator
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The Code             822  / 1.51 ppd since Sat Mar 09, 2009  / Cosmic Skeptic
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beyond               717  / 1.73 ppd since Tue Aug 04, 2009  / Science Officer
emc                  650  / 0.56 ppd since Tue Jul 17, 2007  / Equine Locutionist
Qev                  563  / 0.34 ppd since Wed Mar 08, 2006  / Ontological Cartographer
Ann                  559  / 4.78 ppd since Sat May 29, 2010  / Color Commentator
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Ann » Thu Sep 23, 2010 3:04 pm

Congrats on your 4000 and first post, Art!

4000 and one post, a Quotidian Quotation. Far-out-idian nights! Sheherazade is not far behind!

4001: A Space Oddity!

Congrats!

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Thu Sep 23, 2010 3:13 pm

Ann wrote:Congrats on your 4000 and first post, Art!

4000 and one post, a Quotidian Quotation.

Far-out-idian nights! Sheherazade is not far behind!

4001: A Space Oddity!
  • "[Shahrazad] had perused the books, annals and legends of preceding Kings, and the stories, examples and instances of by gone men and things; indeed it was said that she had collected a thousand books of histories relating to antique races and departed rulers. She had perused the works of the poets and knew them by heart; she had studied philosophy and the sciences, arts and accomplishments; and she was pleasant and polite, wise and witty, well read and well bred."
Whereas, ... Neufer just Googles everything.
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Rob on board

Post by neufer » Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:31 am

Rob & beyond now deserve a rank.

Can someone assign them a rank or tell them how they can designate their own rank.

(I never figured that out myself but I'm happy with my assigned one.)

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Ann                  733  / 4.78 ppd since Sat May 29, 2010  / Color Commentator
emc                  692  / 0.56 ppd since Tue Jul 17, 2007  / Equine Locutionist
Qev                  564  / 0.34 ppd since Wed Mar 08, 2006  / Ontological Cartographer
Dr. Skeptic          507  / 0.33 ppd since Thu Jul 27, 2006  / Science Officer
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by owlice » Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:56 am

Ranks are bestowed, not chosen, so far as I know!
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:23 am

owlice wrote:Ranks are bestowed, not chosen, so far as I know!
But one can request a specific rank I assume.
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by owlice » Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:33 am

You didn't request yours, I didn't request mine... so who knows?
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:52 am

owlice wrote:You didn't request yours, I didn't request mine... so who knows?
The Shadow knows:
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At 500 posts, an asternaut is judged to be legally insane, and is therefore allowed to choose their own rank (within reason).>>
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