I couldn't help it! I like it!
The theme of this issue with issues:
The ties that bind.
Your Actual Entries:
Now, it might occur to the more perceptive among you that anyone with a basic knowledge of search functions could have assembled these entries with the pushing of a few keyboard buttons.
This could be true.
If I knew what I was doing, then I might know enough to agree with you.
Like any kid with a toy, I think that what I am doing right now is the most important thing in the world, and I'm just big enough to dare you to burst my bubble.
Okay, almost big enough.
But I'm tellin' your Mum!
And, finally, a warm thanks and a cold nose to those who have helped, offered help, almost but not quite assisted but haven't gotten in the way, and those with alien tracks on their foreheads and Groucho ashes in their breast pockets. We couldn't do it without you.
The Committee for Alien Content(ment) salutes you!
This box of chocolate-smothered goodness inspected and packaged by (tonsil revenge)!