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Top Ten All-Time Forons

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Ducatista » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:35 pm

Whoa, look what happens while I'm too lazy to post after hand surgery!

I love TDPF, and it makes me a little giddy to think I've made a mark. (That's not just the post-op oxy talking, I swear.)

Thank you, jjoyce, and cheers to you, forons! Best online neighborhood ever.
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Ducatista » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:38 pm

bdog wrote:Ducatista, this Maibock's for you

That warms my cockles, bdog. (And I'm pretty sure that's not the oxy talking, either.)
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Stomach » Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:35 pm

blunt wrote:Everything I do is a pitch.


Life's a pitch
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby jjoyce » Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:53 pm

Things are going to get controversial in the countdown from here on out. How could they not? There will be arguments and "theheckd'yamean?!?!" reactions. Bring them all on. This is one man's opinion, after all.

I think the only dispute on this pick will be that he should perhaps be ranked higher. Number Four is kurt_w.

On a board where some can't resist trolling, feeding trolls or complaining about feeding trolls, kurt_w is one long-time member who has always managed to stay above the fray. That doesn't mean he doesn't mix it up, call bullshit, strongly defended his positions, etc. It just means he does so in a respectful and intelligent way. Even those who disagree with everything he writes here can't dispute that.

When I want to read something intelligent on Forum I dial up kurt_w. That's true of many, but when kurt_w endorses one of my posts, I really think I'm on to something, and that's much rarer.

And most importantly, I feel that kurt_w is one of the Forons that keeps this place centered, even when it seems like the trolls and troll feeders have taken control. As long as he's writing here, there's some commitment to intelligent discourse. Point out his posts the next time somebody wants to talk shit about TDPF.

Thanks for the great work, kurt_w!
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Kenneth Burns » Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:19 pm

I described this thread to my boyfriend. His response: "I don't understand the forum."
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:37 pm

I'd have sno and kurt tied for #1.

Don't forget Marvel. His essays about working on an Alaskan fishing boat should be published (beyond this forum).
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby kurt_w » Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:47 pm

*sniff*

Aww, I'm honored.... The past eight years here have been so amazing, you guys and gals are the best, I never could have made it here without the help of so many people. I'd just like to say a few words...

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby pjbogart » Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:15 pm

Gratz, Kurt. And sorry, Galoot. I'm not sure why I thought you were a woman. Maybe you had a thread about bubblebaths and I jumped to conclusions.

With Sno and Kurt unfairly knocked down the rungs of this completely subjective ladder, only three rungs remain with about ten or more people to fill them.

Dan Motor? Chuck? Marvell? White Rabbit? Christopher Robin? Daisy? Paco? Wags? Henry?
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby bdog » Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:29 pm

kurt_w, this olive branch's for you

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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby snoqueen » Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:56 pm

Kenneth Burns wrote:I described this thread to my boyfriend. His response: "I don't understand the forum."


And you think we do?
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby fennel » Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:10 pm

bdog wrote:kurt_w, this olive branch's for you

I dunno, Kurt.
Sometimes the low-hanging fruit isn't what it appears to be ...
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:12 pm

Taco's just gotta be in here somewhere!
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby narcoleptish » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:36 pm

Umm.........bump?

Are you trying to compose an ode to Chuck using every cuss word known to man?


..and did you get that candy I sent ya?
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby snoqueen » Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:02 pm

Maybe he's run out of people to nominate.
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Re: Top Ten All-Time Forons

Postby pjbogart » Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:08 pm

Well, Jason better get busy before some high schooler comes and finishes his list for him. How am I supposed to consider the merits of someone's posts unless I know how popular they are?
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