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Postby Lord Jim » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:00 pm

I've been lurking here for three and one half years. Even burglars don't lurk that long. I've noticed that it's been especially quiet on these boards, and this has inspired me to finally jump in. Tomorrow, I think I will post a book review, even though my 3.5 years of lurking tell me that NOBODY seems to read or respond to book reviews. The book (No Touch Monkey) was so horrible, however, that I need to get it off my chest. Talk to you later.
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Postby JillStar » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:12 pm

Hi Jim... and welcome... finally.

Since you've been lurking for so long, you've probably seen the very busy times and now the very slow times. Many of us are still here lurking ourselves... but we are still peaking in from time to time.

Hope you have fun on the site. :D
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Postby mae » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:54 pm

I think there is a group that reads and discusses select books. I'm not part of it, but I'm pretty sure there at least used to be.

And welcome to the site.

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Postby Lord Jim » Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:02 am

I am posting my book review now. Sorry to say, it is a bit r-rated, but the author, with her bizarre obsessions, left me no choice.
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Postby Richard Howardson » Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:23 am

hey, welcome.

well....let's see. i'm waiting for it. :)
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Postby Lord Jim » Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:25 am

Richard Howardson wrote:hey, welcome.

well....let's see. i'm waiting for it. :)


It's been up for about an hour now. Scintillating reading, I assure you.
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Postby *Elle* » Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:46 am

Hi!
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Postby pengwenn » Fri Sep 18, 2009 11:44 am

Welcome to the sunlight. No more lurking in the dark, it's bad for your eyes.

I love reading book reviews (even if I don't comment on them). I've picked up many a book that I wouldn't have otherwise from reading what someone has said about it. And others I've avoided because what was said.
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Postby xcheck24 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:37 pm

welcome, welcome, welcome.
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Postby timberline » Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:20 am

Jim, you're right. I put reviews up and no one reads or comments, with some exceptions. But it's great to get your thoughts down formally and WT is a good place to hang them up for others to consider.

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Postby JillStar » Sat Sep 19, 2009 10:06 am

WOW... look at all of us and our warm welcomes... (sniff)... GOOD TIMES... GOOD TIMES!
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Postby Hissmonster » Sat Sep 19, 2009 10:22 pm

well I do read them, but usually don't comment..should try and may an effort though...so this one was a really tanker eh...going over to see your thoughts..

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Postby Fireflare77 » Sat Sep 19, 2009 10:46 pm

Welcome to our humble abode. Please, do make yourself comfortable. Tea, perhaps?
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Postby Lord Jim » Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:38 am

Fireflare77 wrote:Welcome to our humble abode. Please, do make yourself comfortable. Tea, perhaps?


Tea? Smashing idea, and VERY civilized. No man may ever be civilized without tea and personalized stationary.
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Postby Fireflare77 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:49 am

Indeed! Stationary? What a splendid idea! *claps hands* Simply marvelous, it is, indeed. *pours tea* Perhaps a civilized crumpet as well?
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Postby mae » Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:39 am

Except it's spelled "stationery". With an "e", not an "a". With an "a' it means something isn't moving. Where's mlou when you need her?


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Postby Lord Jim » Thu Oct 01, 2009 6:01 pm

Drats!!!!!!!!! I pride myself on grammar, spelling, etc. Now I feel like an idiot! I shall now retire to a corner so that I may viciously beat myself senseless, like the miserable cur that I am.
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Postby mae » Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:36 pm

Holy cow! If I'd known I'd get THAT reaction, I wouldn't have said anything!

Question: you said you feel like an idiot. What does an idiot feel like? I should thnk an idiot would be happy and carefree and not at all likely to beat themselves senseless precisely because they are unaware of their own shortcomings. An idiot would probably neither know nor care how to spell stationery. Heck, an idiot probably couldn't even pronounce it! Take it easy on the idiots.

Idiots of the world, RISE UP!!! Defend yourselves from senseless beatings! UNITE!!!

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Postby Lord Jim » Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:37 pm

mae wrote:Holy cow! If I'd known I'd get THAT reaction, I wouldn't have said anything!

Question: you said you feel like an idiot. What does an idiot feel like? I should thnk an idiot would be happy and carefree and not at all likely to beat themselves senseless precisely because they are unaware of their own shortcomings. An idiot would probably neither know nor care how to spell stationery. Heck, an idiot probably couldn't even pronounce it! Take it easy on the idiots.

Idiots of the world, RISE UP!!! Defend yourselves from senseless beatings! UNITE!!!

mae


That was quite amusing. I actually snickered out loud. Now I must look at your profile, etc., to learn more about you.
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Postby Writingmom » Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:24 pm

lol leave it to you guys... 8)
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Postby dee » Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:30 am

oh yeah, it's better out in the light of day than in the shadows. See what a fun to read thread you made :)

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