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ozgeorge said:
If you're OCD and you know it
wash your hands.
LOL.

By the way... I hope people have noticed that we're now just a major posting day from 200,000.  I think it's 549 (now 548) left!
 

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^LOL! 

If you're paranoid schizophrenic and you know it,
tell your inner voices to hide in the attic because NASA is instructing you through a brain implant to clap your hands.
 

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Athanasios said:
Less than 400 posts to go!

This is starting to get exciting!!!
Uh-huh.  We're one very active day from the major milestone.
 

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Dude, look on the front page.  Under the heading "Forum Stats" it gives total posts, which at the moment are 199,691 (with my current one it will be 199,692).  200,000-199,692 = 308, which is one large posting day for us (if you check the archives under "More Statistics" you'll see that we've had 600+ and 700+ posting days, so 300 could be a "drop in the bucket").
 

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Well, don't get too jumpy.  It's only a good milestone if we attain it through thoughtful posts, reasoned dialogue, great participation, or bottles of beer on the wall.
 

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serb1389 said:
I think we all know which one of those 3 we prefer... ;) ;D ;D
Obviously you jumped too quickly on the beer, since there were 4 options, not 3.
 

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So, having 4 options instead of 3 is just semantics?

Let me discuss this in terms you can identify with: Let's pretend you and I are drinking beers (*ahem*; because we never did such a thing as that at Mt. Lathos...) and you have 4 beers in front of you. You turn your head to talk with your fiancee...

and suddenly you only have 3 beers in front of you, and I'm hiding an extra bottle under my chair! I don't think your reaction would be a discussion of 'semantics', young man!  ;)
 

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FrChris said:
So, having 4 options instead of 3 is just semantics?

Let me discuss this in terms you can identify with: Let's pretend you and I are drinking beers (*ahem*; because we never did such a thing as that at Mt. Lathos...) and you have 4 beers in front of you. You turn your head to talk with your fiancee...

and suddenly you only have 3 beers in front of you, and I'm hiding an extra bottle under my chair! I don't think your reaction would be a discussion of 'semantics', young man!  ;)
I got such a good laugh out of this one.  And for SO many reasons.  LOL! 

I agree my dear Father, but we are discussing words here, not beers.  BELIEVE me, I wouldn't have even turned around if beer was in the picture... ;D ;D
 

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serb1389 said:
I agree my dear Father, but we are discussing words here, not beers.  BELIEVE me, I wouldn't have even turned around if beer was in the picture... ;D ;D
ROFL!

You wouldn't even turn your head to your fiancee if beer was involved??!!!

Oh, man...have I got leverage over you now! :D :D

Seriously..maybe I need to visit you to help you learn to NEVER put such things in print..where they can be easily forwarded to She Who Must Be Obeyed!  :D
 

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FrChris said:
ROFL!

You wouldn't even turn your head to your fiancee if beer was involved??!!!

Oh, man...have I got leverage over you now! :D :D

Seriously..maybe I need to visit you to help you learn to NEVER put such things in print..where they can be easily forwarded to She Who Must Be Obeyed!  :D
Even I wouldn't make that mistake; and do I love my beer ;)  Don't worry - SWMBO will whip him into shape in no time; the beer belly will hinder him from defending himself! :D
 

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Alright people... 90 (now 89) posts to go.  Let's make the big push - the push to 200,000!
 

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I've been trying to do my part, catching up with unread threads.... 22 (now 21) left to go...
 

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What's amazing in this is that it took OC.net 3.25 years to get from 0 to 100,000 posts, but now it's only taken 2 years and 2 weeks to get from 100,000 posts to the cusp of 200,000.

It's a testament to the new users who have joined the site over the last couple of years!
 

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Ebor should be proud.... This thread has survived both the push to 100,000 and the push to 200,000.
 

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200,000!

I think I also made the 100,000th post back in the day.  I'm just so glad to have been a part of 2 milestones.  I'd like to thank my agent, all the producers and directors, my parents, my nutritionist, personal trainers, the stunt doubles, my CPA, my investment portfolio guy...

cleveland said:
Congratulations on reaching 100,000 posts, oc.net!
I think Dustin, Phil, and Robert deserve many congratulations, and many happy returns!

{edit}
Oh, and I'm not just saying this 'cause I'm a company man... I really enjoy the site, even when the discussions divert off to bottles of beer on the wall...
{/edit}
 

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Hurray!!!

And cheering congrats to you, Cleveland. You've done 'yeoman's service' in the cause.
:)

Ebor
 

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Ebor said:
Hurray!!!

And cheering congrats to you, Cleveland. You've done 'yeoman's service' in the cause.
:) 
You've done well for yourself too, Protokentarchos.
 

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Good lord, you were doing bottles of beer on the wall back in '05 too?  :laugh:

Congrats to all!  Job well done!
 
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