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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Just When You Thought It Was Over.
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:21 AM »
Looking out ye olde window in the office...

about 65 and mostly sunny.  Gee, I guess all of Canada doesn't look like it does in an X-men movie ::)

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Doctor Jones...DVD's This November!!!
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:20 AM »
Yeah!!! Indy Jones on DVD!! Now if they would being out Howard the Duck! :)


You mean there are three Howard the Duck fans in the world?  Kewl.   :D

Great villain, beautiful girl and a duck too.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Your DVD Collection
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:17 AM »
Was being the key word.

Showgirls.  How to ruin your career and get millions of new,hormonally active fans all at the same time.   :o

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Do you say Pop, Soda or Coke?
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:15 AM »
Trivial cross border fact.  

US Mountain Dew has highest amount of caffeine of any soda/pop/coke.  No wonder y'all like it so much.

Canadian Mountain Dew has zero caffeine.  

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Your pocket knife -
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:13 AM »

But I'm certainly a far cry from the rest of you crazy Rambo wannabes!!   ;D   :P

You rang? ;D

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: Stanley Cup Playoffs
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:12 AM »
Actually, the ducks play hideously boring, trapping hockey that sucks the life and joy out of the game.  It wins, but it's tantamount to blasphemy.  

As regards kicking or knocking the puck out of the air, well, kicking is a no-no, but it depends on whether there was forward motion of the foot or simply a deflection off the foot/skate.  Redirecting with the stick in the air is allowed, so long as the contact with the stick is not above the waist.  Tough call there and other goals in the playoffs of questionable nature have been allowed.  One of the OT goals in the first round was allowed that was clearly a high stick.

Oh yeah, if you are watching US based hockey announcers, I'd have very little faith in their opinions.  No offence, but they tend to be transplanted baseball guys that really don't understand the game very well (unless perhaps they are out of the traditional hockey grounds - MInnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan).

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Newbies / Re: I Love a Parade!
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:06 AM »
Nuh-uh, guys. I am Lilith, end of story.  :-*

As you wish.

I was thinking of you more as a Princess Buttercup type (kidding). :-*

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Newbies / Re: Truant finds home.
« on: May 7, 2003, 11:05 AM »
Urp.  

Greetings 'Jeff'.  

Uh, Matt, I remember that chat.  Is there anything I need to apologize for?

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: Stanley Cup Playoffs
« on: May 6, 2003, 12:07 AM »
Looks like the Dallas game is the one to watch (so far)  2-2 in the second period.

Minnesota seems mildly hungry in this one, 4 mintues left in the second, 6-1.  Cliff Ronning just scored.  Looks like this one is going back to Minnesota for game 6.  I'd be impressed with the Canucks if they come back and win this one, but it doesn't seem likely.  

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Official Simpsons Toys Thread
« on: May 5, 2003, 11:39 PM »
I'm relieved.  Not much in that list that appeals to me at all.  No new Homers, I'm good.  Can't say I'm terribly dissappointed in the cancellation of the 300th set either.  

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Other Collectibles / Re: Who wants more Unleashed?!?!
« on: May 5, 2003, 10:26 PM »
Ah Scott, you're just not using your imagination.  Think about this:  A stormtrooper with a blast hitting him in the chest, knocking him back into the wall of the death star hangar.  Perfect complement to Han Unleashed.

Brad, you aren't taunting me because of what I said on another board, are you? ;)

Unleashed need to be dynamic characters.  While I love Jabba as much as the next guy (or gal), what's the Un-Jabba gonna be, drooling ferociously? :o

Chewie's a great choice for unleashed, so workable in so many ways.  I really wish they hadn't wasted a Vader with the redux.  They could have done a two pack or even three pack with Vader, Palpatine and Jedi Luke on the death star, just a much more dynamic version of the cinema scene.  Now that would be cool.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Whatever Happened to...
« on: May 5, 2003, 05:23 PM »
Hmm, not old enough in the sense of collecting to have had friends that collected toys - too old to have collected originally (i.e. vintage).  

But from a slightly different standpoint, I am amazed how few people are still active over at the other board where I did my initial burst of trading.  Lots of great people there, but for the most part, they all seem to be gone or only pop up occasionally.  Really, really transient population.  Matt, Scott, Dale, Bob are guys I traded with that are still around, many others are gone.  Jim doesn't count, cuz we didn't start trading until GH was up and running.  Even lots of Minnesota guys seem to have come and gone.  

 :-[

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Other Collectibles / Re: Who wants more Unleashed?!?!
« on: May 5, 2003, 04:40 PM »
What about a Stormtrooper?  I'm rather surprised this isn't on your list Scott.  

And Ewoks?  Yeah, right after they make an Unleashed Jar Jar ::)

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Your pocket knife -
« on: May 5, 2003, 11:57 AM »
Ah, the opportunity to show that I am truly insane.  Not that there was ever any doubt.  

I have a THING for knives.  I absolutely love them.  No idea why, but I just can't resist them and get one or two a year.  Kind of a collecting thing, but not really.  

Nifty little Gerber clip knife (3" blade) sitting on my desk right now.  In the drawer is a small Buck with a similar blade.  Also a Swiss army knife - can't remember the model though.  

Next drawer has a larger Gerber fixed blade that is used more as a digging tool than anything else.  Nice 6" blade.  There's also a Schrade Old Timer which is similar to Brad's knife in the picture above.  Also have a small McNett scuba knife (yes, I am a certified diver. no, I don't recall why it's at work with me).  

In the car are two Swiss army knives and a Spiderco Delica clip on knife.  Just seems the car is a repository for knives - great for when you get pulled over and the car is searched.  One of the Swiss army knives is a gift from a friend and is directly from Switzerland.  The other has the magnifying glass in it.  Great description eh?  There's a Leatherman original in the car and probably my original Scuba knife is in the trunk.  Somewhere.  My golf bag, that is currently in the trunk, has the Swiss Army golfer version (green repair tool).  

My keychain has the small Swiss army knife (orange in colour) on it.  I think my wife has one as well and there are probably two more in the house.  I can't honestly recall how many more pocket knives are around the house, maybe another six or so.

Just found a green Swiss army knife that was a gift from one of the groups I gave a presentation to this past winter.  It's in my desk too.  

Hmm, it's summer.  Think I should go find another.

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Newbies / Re: I Love a Parade!
« on: May 5, 2003, 11:36 AM »
Gee, and here I was thinking more of Matt as a 'Lilith' type.  Huh.  Gotta run away now.

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