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Michelle
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posted 13 October 2001 09:00 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ha! I'm watching "@ The End" on Newsworld right now, and the host just made a joke about a reader's email response. It said that some woman should be offered a job by CBC because she's beautiful, articulate, and extremely intelligent, or something like that.

Then the host who was reading the email said, "I think that's a great idea. We should hire her. She could replace me, and I could pursue my dream job - as Peter Mansbridge's hairstylist. Think of all the days off."

HAHAHAHAHA! Way to make friends in high places at CBC, buddy!


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Trespasser
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posted 14 October 2001 12:06 AM      Profile for Trespasser   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Call me crazy, but that guy (Steve Burgess, was it?) is soooo handsome! And it took some courage for that joke, you have to admit.
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Michelle
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posted 14 October 2001 12:07 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Oh, absolutely it did. I laughed my ass off when he said it. And you're right, he's cute. I'd do him. Oops. I mean, he seems like a pretty attractive guy.
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Trespasser
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posted 14 October 2001 12:15 AM      Profile for Trespasser   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yeah. He's this silky, WASP-Canadian, fragile boy that one could start eating, that's how sugary he is.

(I'm rambling and it's good that there's only two of us around here at this wee hour)


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'lance
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posted 14 October 2001 12:38 AM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
... not quite, grils. It's a rainy night here and I worked today, so we're staying in.

When I wear my glasses, Maria says I look like Steve Burgess


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Michelle
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posted 14 October 2001 12:45 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ah, so more people than me have no life. Nice to see. Heh. Well at least tonight we don't. I spent the night yesterday with a bunch of other second year students. The next oldest person in the group was 21. Sigh. I felt like their chaperone. Well, not quite. It was actually pretty fun. There were only a couple of times when I really felt my age, like when I mentioned "Sprockets" from SNL and no one knew what I was talking about. That was somewhat disturbing.
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posted 14 October 2001 10:47 AM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Abandoned critchurs, the lot of you!

(I wish I got to stay up late. )


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Trespasser
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posted 14 October 2001 01:36 PM      Profile for Trespasser   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Folks, since when has Justine Hunter, one of the most poisonous pens of the National Post, been working for CBC? I was shocked when I saw her report from Vancouver this morning. She even changed the colour of her hair, she's a blond now.

Good ol' Justine Hunter. Oh the things she would say on the NDP leader's tour during last year's election campaign... My sources tell me that if they would go to a child-care facility, Justine Hunter would complain how she'd rather visit a prison. After being greeted, along with everyone else, with a Nisga'a traditional dance, she would complain how the whole thing looked like an elementary school rehearsal.

Whenever she would report about the party, her allergy to all things NDP would inevitably lead her reporting towards editorializing and politicking. The only thing she would write about with relish were the divisions within the NDP. I wonder if she got the pink slip at the NP after recent ownership shuffle.


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posted 14 October 2001 10:00 PM      Profile for Tommy_Paine     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ladies,

I am shocked! Shocked that gambling is taking place here...

No wait...

I am shocked, Shocked that you have reduced news personalities to their physical characterisitics. One does not find men doing such things.


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Michelle
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posted 14 October 2001 10:02 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'm sorry, Tommy, but we won't be able to admit you to this conversation before you tell us what you look like.
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Tommy_Paine
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posted 14 October 2001 10:32 PM      Profile for Tommy_Paine     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Think of George (?) Lawton.


.....as Quasi Modo.......

I don't know, Andrean saw me, and she didn't run screaming into the night.

I'm five ten, about 220. Okay, 225. Brown hair lightening to blonde due the advent of grey; blue eyes; crooked teeth, a nose my girls fondly make fun of; big but not too sticky out ears; I wear my hair long in the back, but short on top; but I do not braid my long hair, or wear it in a pony tail like a lot of middle aged guys do; I fastidiously trim my nose hairs, and as I get older, ear hairs now too; I keep clean shaven; I do have a crop of chest hair between the pecs (not Fabio pecs, mind you) but I am not by any stretch of the imagination anywhere near being described as hirsute; my ex always said I had a nice bum, and I recently had that confirmed by an independant source, but you know lovers can be kind--it doesn't look too nice to me and I remain sceptical; I suspect I may have a dormant planter's wart on the bottom of my foot, but I am otherwise wart and growth free all over; I have just a few little scars, nothing major or disfiguring.

LOL, yes, I'll edit that last bit. What was I thinking?

[ October 14, 2001: Message edited by: Tommy_Paine ]


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Michelle
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posted 14 October 2001 10:37 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Oh boy. I'm sorry Tommy, I was only making a joke based on your comment that you were shocked to find women reducing people to their physical characteristics! I was just playing along - I didn't actually mean it! I'm not that shallow! I'm not! I'm not!
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posted 14 October 2001 10:57 PM      Profile for Tommy_Paine     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I know you aren't.


It just struck me that I have never really described myself in text before, at least not to that detail. I tried real hard to tell the truth as I know it.


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Michelle
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posted 14 October 2001 11:19 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
P.S. Congratulations on the new bum admirer.
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JCL
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posted 15 October 2001 12:35 AM      Profile for JCL     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Is Steve Burgess that yahoo from Vancouver with those stupid 1950s style frame glasses? I bet he has a desginer pocket calculator from Tommy Hilfigger.

And if Steve Burgess is that yahoo, I wonder what team he goes to bat for. But then again, it's Vancouver.


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posted 15 October 2001 02:23 AM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You really know how to make friends and influence people, JCL.
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posted 15 October 2001 02:37 AM      Profile for JCL     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Lance - Yep.
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Michelle
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posted 15 October 2001 09:38 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Burgess reminds me of Clark Kent - a bit geeky behind the glasses, but take 'em off, and... (wolf whistle)
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skdadl
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posted 15 October 2001 09:44 AM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You have that fetish too, eh? Deceptive glasses really work, don't they? Yum.
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'lance
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posted 15 October 2001 12:49 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
In my case they'd really have to be deceptive glasses, i.e. clear glass, with my contacts in. With my eyesight, I can't read a book held more than maybe 10 inches away. So if I take off the specs, I have that glazed Mr. Magoo look.
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posted 15 October 2001 12:55 PM      Profile for Trespasser   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 

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posted 15 October 2001 01:02 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hey, why do you think I got contacts? So I could get cool shades (among other reasons...)

On another matter -- got my drag shoes on Sunday. It really isn't that hard to learn to walk in stilettoes. My calves are feeling it today, though-- and me a cyclist.


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posted 15 October 2001 07:57 PM      Profile for Trespasser   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
What do you mean It's not difficult to walk in high heels?

Some Like It Hot is the first thing that came to mind after I wrote this. I can't remember the name of the guy who dated Jack Lemmon, was it Elmer? And was Lemmon Josephine or Geraldine? The last scene was great, with Nobody's perfect line at the end.

OTOH, I forgot everything about Victor, Victoria. I know I loved Australian Priscilla - actually, you know what? Only Abba can save this gloomy day. I'm going to buy that Abba Greatest Hits that I spotted in a record store.


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posted 15 October 2001 11:06 PM      Profile for andrean     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Trespasser, please! Jack Lemmon was 'Daphne'. Her boyfriend was Osgood Fielding the Third. Some Like It Hot is my all-time favourite movie; last summer, the rep cinema near my house played it and seeing it on the big screen, I thought I'd died and gone to heaven! Especially since it was an old cinema - I wouldn't be surprised if it had played there the first time around
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