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#393715 - 06/04/13 02:20 PM JohnK is just 7 away...
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...from 10,000 posts. At least, as of right now he is.

(John, this gives you an opportunity to get at least a couple of free posts in this thread alone.)

He joined here 2 years, 4 months, and 5 days before I did and I am no where NEAR 10,000 posts. I guess I need to post just over 7 posts on average a day for the next almost 2.5 years to catch up.
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#393718 - 06/04/13 03:34 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Maybe he'll just stop at 9,999.

Or maybe there will be a dramatic revelation.

Or maybe he'll buy an expensive tube amp.

I've always learned a lot from everyone here, and I'm grateful for the community.

I guess I should get started on my 10th Anniversary post, since 10,000 seems pretty impossible.
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#393733 - 06/05/13 12:03 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I think his 10,000th post will be something witty, well written, grammatically correct, and informative.
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#393734 - 06/05/13 12:11 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I think he'll finally reveal that he's Bbiggie.
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#393735 - 06/05/13 12:12 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I'm personally hoping that he gets drunk and tells us all off.
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#393738 - 06/05/13 12:40 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Murph]
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Originally Posted By: Murph
I'm personally hoping that he gets drunk and tells us all off.


That's fuc#in' funny!
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#393744 - 06/05/13 01:55 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I'm expecting a treatise that seamlessly aligns the spiritual tenets of Catholicism, gun ownership, solid-state electronics, consumerism and law. In short, I've been waiting my entire life for The Answer, and I expect JohnK to deliver it.

But, you know, no pressure.
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#393747 - 06/05/13 01:59 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: tomtuttle]
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All I know for sure is that The Answer will be revealed with a classical music soundtrack.
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#393750 - 06/05/13 02:16 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I'm totally okay with that.
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#393751 - 06/05/13 02:21 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: tomtuttle]
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Maybe a medley starting with Strauss's "Also Sprach Zarathustra" and transitioning into "Mars, Bringer of War" from Holst.
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#393755 - 06/05/13 03:48 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Tom, you forgot Chemistry.
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#393756 - 06/05/13 03:49 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I was just riffing. Murph taught me.
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#393759 - 06/05/13 07:18 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I wonder when he will see this thread?
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#393761 - 06/05/13 08:05 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I've just always assumed that he sees everything.
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#393762 - 06/05/13 08:14 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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He's being coy...
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#393763 - 06/05/13 09:11 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Spoiler]
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Okay, 9994.
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#393764 - 06/05/13 09:13 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Very. Coy.


Hey, Peter's sitting there right smack on 16000 posts.


Edited by Ken.C (06/05/13 09:14 PM)
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#393765 - 06/05/13 09:24 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Ken.C]
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And 9995 to you!
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#393766 - 06/05/13 09:31 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Ken.C]
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Try 9996.
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#393767 - 06/05/13 09:33 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: JohnK]
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Getting harder to count these big numbers. 9997.
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#393768 - 06/05/13 09:34 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: JohnK]
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A very nervous 9998.
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#393769 - 06/05/13 09:35 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Dun dun dun DUUUUUUUUUUN.....

dun dun dun
DUUUUUUUUUUUUUN
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#393770 - 06/05/13 09:36 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: JohnK]
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9999 is a nice symmetrical number. Maybe I should stop while I'm ahead.
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#393771 - 06/05/13 09:44 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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It is getting soooo exciting just wondering when the magical 10,000th post will hit.
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#393777 - 06/05/13 10:50 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: JohnK]
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Oh that doggone JohnK. Always posting just to stretch his post count. Never any pithy or helpful posts. Well, what can you expect from someone who attended that university up North. His sole redeeming quality, though it demonstrates his masochistic tendencies, is that he is a Cleveland Browns fan. grin

Seriously, congratulations on hitting the 10,000 post mark, John. All the best.
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#393779 - 06/05/13 10:59 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I feel so inadequate...

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#393780 - 06/05/13 11:05 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Ajax]
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Thanks, Jack. Remember, In Chud We Trust.
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#393792 - 06/06/13 07:49 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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And that, my friends, is about as close as I suspect we will get to the drunken rant I was hoping for.

Cheers John!
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#393795 - 06/06/13 10:42 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Congrats, John, and thanks for helping point me to that Onkyo receiver a couple of years ago.
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#393813 - 06/06/13 08:04 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: JohnK]
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Originally Posted By: JohnK
Thanks, Jack. Remember, In Chud We Trust.

Fingers (and toes) crossed.
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#393834 - 06/07/13 09:18 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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The bigger question here is, what the hell is a chud?
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#393837 - 06/07/13 09:22 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: chesseroo]
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Chess, we're counting on new Browns coach Rob Chudzinski to return us to the Days of Glory.
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#393839 - 06/07/13 11:22 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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So what is a 'brown'?
I can understand Penguins, Chiefs, Bears, Bulls and even Bruins, but what the hell exactly is a 'brown'?

I mean, it just isn't very intimidating.
Hell, ducks CAN be intimidating.
Anyone ever come across a mallard during mating season on campus? They fly right at you!


Edited by chesseroo (06/07/13 11:23 PM)
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#393843 - 06/08/13 07:17 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: chesseroo]
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How did they become the Browns? The Cleveland All-America Football Conference franchise conducted a fan contest in 1945 to name the team. The most popular submission was “Browns” in recognition of the team's first coach and general manager Paul Brown, who was already a popular figure in Ohio sports. Brown at first vetoed the choice and the team selected from the contest entries the name “Panthers.” However, after an area businessman informed the team that he owned the rights to the name Cleveland Panthers, from an earlier failed football team, Brown rescinded his objection and agreed to the use of his name.
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#393844 - 06/08/13 08:42 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Ajax]
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Thanks Jack. I now have another useless piece of trivia stuck in my brain taking up space I really needed more to remember what the hell it was I just went to the kitchen to do... wink
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#393845 - 06/08/13 08:43 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Good thing his name wasn't Jinglehammerschmit.
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#393847 - 06/08/13 08:45 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Adrian]
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I dunno, its got hammer in it. Hammers can be intimidating.
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#393849 - 06/08/13 08:50 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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I don't give a Shmit, Fred.
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#393850 - 06/08/13 09:04 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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grin
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#393852 - 06/08/13 01:24 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: fredk]
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Originally Posted By: fredk
Thanks Jack. I now have another useless piece of trivia stuck in my brain taking up space I really needed more to remember what the hell it was I just went to the kitchen to do... wink

grin
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#393867 - 06/09/13 02:36 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Adrian]
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Originally Posted By: Adrian
Good thing his name wasn't Jinglehammerschmit.

Now that's just damn funny.
How come Adrian and i never hooked up at the Axiom anniversary.
I mean really.
Why not?
Cuz that's just funny.
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#393872 - 06/09/13 08:21 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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You were pretty drunk.

Maybe you DID hook up?


Edited by MarkSJohnson (06/09/13 08:35 AM)
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#393878 - 06/09/13 09:32 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Chess, you were too busy doing Murph Shine fueled variations of the Newfie Jig on Ian's dock!
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#393886 - 06/09/13 01:17 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
You were pretty drunk.

Maybe you DID hook up?

I wasn't drunk but i do recall some photography guy with a camera popping the flash several times blinding me so constantly that i couldn't see and hence i staggered around like a sailor who just came back from 6 months at sea.
I can't IMAGINE who that photographer might have been.

That's MY story and i'm sticking to it.
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#393887 - 06/09/13 01:18 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Adrian]
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Originally Posted By: Adrian
Chess, you were too busy doing Murph Shine fueled variations of the Newfie Jig on Ian's dock!

The jigs were fun though.
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#393903 - 06/10/13 01:55 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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Congrats on the big 10,000 John, nobody deserved it more.
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#393906 - 06/10/13 07:42 AM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: nickbuol]
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The shine doesn't get you drunk. It simply enhances the singing & dancing center of your brain at the expense of the cognitive speech center. Good science is all about cause and effect.
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#394209 - 06/16/13 10:00 PM Re: JohnK is just 7 away... [Re: Murph]
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Originally Posted By: Murph
The shine doesn't get you drunk. It simply enhances the singing & dancing center of your brain at the expense of the cognitive speech center. Good science is all about cause and effect.

So that's how we can explain the entire Canadian east coasters?
Now i get it.


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