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Offline Diane CBPFC

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The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« on: March 19, 2009, 05:47:16 AM »
29th May 1989 - the first Horace strip was published
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Offline Mince

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 09:57:49 AM »
You do know you're going to have to do all these topics again, don't you.

Actually, if only the calendar worked this way. We could have pre-prepared posts ready to appear at a certain date.

Offline The Peepmaster

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009, 10:47:06 AM »
This is eerie. Avatars missing. Mince gone AWOL. Roger's gone too. It's like the Marie Celeste!
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Offline Tarquin Thunderthighs lll

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2009, 11:48:19 AM »
Okay, I've no idea what's going on with everyone else, but probably because I haven't emptied my cache in a while (no, that's not a euphemism), I see everything as it always was.

Roger posted only yesterday, and Mince threw on some inane drivel not that long ago as well. The Marie Celeste appears to be in full steam from here (yes, I know she was a sail ship - that was a euphemism).
I apologise, in advance.

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2009, 11:53:46 AM »
From were Im looking the Marie Celeste has floundered on rocks and is sinking fast. this is not a euphemism.
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Offline Malc

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2009, 06:19:45 AM »
Mince Spy an occasional feature, exposing Mince and Peter as the same person.


Mince, you missed off the question mark in your own post, and as Peter you remembered to misspell "where". you left off the apostrophe in "I'm", used "floundered" instead of "foundered", did not capitalise the "t" at the beginning of a sentence, yet spelled "euphemism" perfectly.

Offline Malc

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2009, 06:24:11 AM »
It's still not the 29th May yet, so how come we've posted the 20th anniversary already?

Offline Mince

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2009, 08:38:06 AM »
Mince Spy an occasional feature, exposing Mince and Peter as the same person.


Mince, you missed off the question mark in your own post, and as Peter you remembered to misspell "where". you left off the apostrophe in "I'm", used "floundered" instead of "foundered", did not capitalise the "t" at the beginning of a sentence, yet spelled "euphemism" perfectly.

Okay then, put money on it.

Offline Fyodor

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2009, 10:20:29 AM »

Malc, Tarks used the e word in the post before Peter's, so all Peter had to do was copy. Proves nothing, I know, but I felt compelled to say it anyway.
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Offline Mince

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2009, 02:45:09 PM »

Malc, Tarks used the e word in the post before Peter's, so all Peter had to do was copy. Proves nothing, I know, but I felt compelled to say it anyway.

Do you mind? I want him to bet money on this.

Offline peter

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2009, 05:38:25 PM »
i agree let him put his money were his finger is.
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Offline Malc

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2009, 10:35:49 AM »
Right. Twenty million pounds. Sterling.

Offline The Peepmaster

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2009, 02:21:51 PM »
Okay, answer these questions...

1) Do you live in a tin with a ring-pull lid?

2) Are you hideously unattractive to women?

3) Do you secretly envy Roger, Tarquin, Diane, Peepmaster, and the other top creative people on this board?

4) Would you give your right fin to be as intelligent as everyone else on this board?

5) Do you delight in reprimanding normal people when their grammar and spelling might not be totally correct?
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Offline peter

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2009, 06:03:01 PM »
Answers to the questions are as follows:-No No No No No
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Offline Malc

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Re: The first Horace strip published 20 years ago today!
« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2009, 12:09:49 AM »
That's what Mince would say. Correctly spelled, down to the colon (though the dash is superfluous, it is not incorrect).


I rest my case. Pay the dosh direct into my RBS account please, Mince.