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Top Ten All-Time Forons

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby bdog » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:48 pm

Ned Flanders, this Bud's for you

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby jjoyce » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:28 pm

Our seventh-best Foron isn't ranked higher only because he don't come around here anymore. It's blunt! The bald-headed, black-clad musical pioneer has decamped for the PNW, as far as you know. But when he was here, he was usually right in the middle of a great time on TDPF, whether it was recalling his days Headpump or claiming rights to phrases like "I eat lunch so you don't have to" and "Foronward!"

Blunt was among that population of Forons that I would see out and about often. Fond memories include introducing him to my then-8-year-old son. "This is, um, Blunt. Blunt Chronic."

There are times we don't miss him as much as others, but there's no doubt that his contributions helped make this site a must-see for much of alternative Madison ten years ago. Hoist one at the Shamrock in honor of one of TDPF's all-time greats: blunt!
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby christopher_robin » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:33 pm

What was the quotation I'm thinking of? Someone was describing the Foron denizens and Blunt Rapture was the punch line:

"And there's ol' cue ball in the corner."

This was roughly circa "A town of freaks, runned by freaks."
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Endo Rockstar » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:40 pm

jjoyce wrote:Our seventh-best Foron isn't ranked higher only because he don't come around here anymore. It's blunt! The bald-headed, black-clad musical pioneer has decamped for the PNW, as far as you know.


what the hell was the name of his....."The Dumb Show!"

Best value on public access television ever.

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby bdog » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:04 pm

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby snoqueen » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:06 pm

I just visited the archives with the thought of picking out a couple favorite blunt postings to share, but there's no way to narrow it down enough to be representative. The guy outdid himself just about every time he posted. So go archive-digging yourself, make up a couple keywords to search on, and have at it.

Definitely one of the more original forum contributors ever.
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Ned Flanders » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:21 pm

bdog wrote:Ned Flanders, this Bud's for you

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Can-tastic!
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Huckleby » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:53 pm

I swear I see some aerola there!

I've spent the last 15 minutes doing image enhancement and shifting color palettes, and yes, thre is some aerola there and I am offended. I will be notifying the admin.
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Kenneth Burns » Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:36 pm

I believe blunt is the only person I've ever unfriended on Facebook.
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby fennel » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:23 pm

Blunt was on fazeBook? Oy!

Doesn't one have to shrink one's head as a prerequisite to entry? (In bath salts of corporate conformance?)

Well, I hope he's recovered. If it weren't for Blunt, I would have abandoned TDF toute de suite !
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby narcoleptish » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:12 pm

Ah, back from vacation just in time for the countdown. I like it JJ, a good distraction from the usual dominant subjects. I could possibly see myself in the top 38, but maybe that's wishful thinking for a "shitty American".

I liked Oprah. RIP
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:23 am

My favorite Blunt post (and there were many) was his story on doing time in the Dane County Jail, especially the part about the alternate use for the bathroom's hand dryer.
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby massimo » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:24 am

Link please!
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:40 am

I thought post count was the end all of forum greatness? Just checked and I'm #10! How the fuck did that happen?
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Walter » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:53 pm

I once jacked up Blunt in the alley behind the Shamrock...wait, that didn't come out right.
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