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Post 141

hygienicdispenser

>>By the way, I am woefully short on sport too. What I really need is a short poem about the ballistics of Australian spin bowling.<<

Warne
Be warned.

If necessary, I will swear that I wrote that in 2001.

hd


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Post 142

Amy Pawloski, aka 'paper lady'--'Mufflewhump'?!? click here to find out... (ACE)

I've emailed tonsil revenge to ask for permission, but I'm not certain how often he's able to get online at the momentsmiley - erm


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Post 143

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

When you talk to him, Amy, tell him hi from me. We miss him at smiley - thepost. smiley - sadface


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Post 144

Amy Pawloski, aka 'paper lady'--'Mufflewhump'?!? click here to find out... (ACE)

I don't know him very well--I just snagged his email address from n2g2smiley - winkeye I volunteered to contact as many elvised researchers as I could, y'see.


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Post 145

I'm not really here

Nothing from EVibenstein? He's still reachable.


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Post 146

Mrs Zen

Ok, it's Wednesday now. I'm going to go for a final list by Friday so we have the weekend for proof-reading.

If any one can track down the missing folks, then Amy and I'll be greatful. Otherwise it's who we've got there and whoever says yes by Friday.

Ben


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Post 147

Malabarista - now with added pony

It's not how they're presented at the moment, but if you want every entry you use illustrated, I'm sure the photographers and CAs can do that between us!


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Post 148

Mrs Zen

Mala, that would be amazing. There is at least one which really needs an illustration. The others, well, it would be cool but not essential.


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Post 149

Mrs Zen

I still need "yeses" from

Recumbentman
minorvogonpoet
Keith MillerĀ 
Shazz

I've asked in their U-Spaces, but if anyone can reach any of them directly, that would help considerably.


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Post 150

Malabarista - now with added pony

smiley - ok Just let me know which ones, and I'll see what I can do.


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Post 151

KB

When would they be needed? I could possibly lend a hand too...


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Post 152

Mrs Zen

Here is the the provisional list....

I am sorry if your favourite entry is missing - they are in date order and If I get those three "yes"es there will be 42 of them. If not then I'll be looking for new ones: I think the only remaining omission is sport. Oh, and something from 2001.

There are only three authors featured twice - one is Deke (to really show the difference in the standard of entries over the years) - the second is h5ringer (to show different treatments of the same subject) - and the third is Frenchbean, because I really wanted her Christchurch Journal. The one that is crying out for an illustration is A950203 - Inukshuk.

The final version we use may be the Author's own not the subbed version - it depends on which subs have given us permission to use their work.

Ok. Let the stoning commence....


A126659 - Wire Hangers - Deke
A471025 - The Gentle Art of Screwing - Pheroneous
A685055 - Lies, Damned Lies, and Science Lessons - Son of Roj Blake
A707906 - A Very Brief History of Ireland - Woodpigeon
A950203 - Inukshuk - Anhaga
A2528101 - Tomorrow is Too Long - boots
A2184509 - Visting Tonga - Frenchbean
A2636976 - The Years of Billy Joel's 'We Didn't Start The Fire' - 1962 - Mu Beta / Shazz / Trout Montague / Brolean
A3437237 - Sex in the head - Rising Tide
A3871523 - Trailer of the Temptress - Deidzoeb
A3882981 - Visitor from another world - Sprout
A3724977 - Learning to Walk in Extremely High Heels - Mina
A10358868 - The Hebrew Manuscripts of the Cairo Genizah - Azara
A11284850 - Rick Rescorla - Security Manager and Hero - Icy North
A12654209 - A Pilgrimage - h5ringer
A18927859 - Heaven - The Christian's Blessed Hope - Shagbark
A20283572 - Moroccan Gins? - PedanticBarSteward
A22808243 - The Story of Yogh - Gnomon
A24145490 - DB Cooper: Skyjacker and Folk Hero - Phred Firecloud
A25953230 - Declawing Cats - swl
A26353686 - Gustav Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde - h5ringer
A26107751 - Prime Numbers - Big Al
A29779005 - Full Moons - what's in a name? - Broelan
A34644224 - Volk's Electric Railway and Daddy Long-Legs - Deke
A42129876 - The London Beer Flood of 1814 - Matt
A42694806 - How to Guide a Blind Person - 2legs and minichessemouse
A44342651 - An Introduction to the Fracture Mechanics of Spaghetti - Pinniped
A47629317 - David Beckham's Red Card, St Etienne 1998 - Trout Montague
A51724217 - Egg Shell Mimicry Advice for Young Lady Cuckoos - Tibley Bobley
A52907178 - Vergering on the Ridiculous - KB and Malabarista
A52007573 - How to Write a Scientific Paper - Danny B
A54557580 - Percy Fawcett and the Lost City of Z - Giford
A54096816 - Grace Gifford's Wedding - Dmitri Gheorgheni
A51822849 - Bobby Sands MP (1954 - 1981) - Beatrice
A55852905 - Philip Lampi - The Itinerant Historian - Jordan
A57720440 - Stolpersteine - An Everyday Memorial - Malabarista
A65192231 - The Great Flood of 1953 - Galaxy Babe
A76271853 - Colours of Wildlife - Willem
U236943 - Earthquake Journal - Frenchbean


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Post 153

I'm not really here

Ben, write a note and I'll post it on Shazz's Facebook Wall.


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Post 154

KB

That Bobby Sands one deserves to be there - if for no other reason than the heart palpitations it gave the Eds at the time. If I remember correctly it was hawked all around the BBC and ended up with the legal team and the NI political editor before it got the green light months and months later.


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Post 155

KB

(A very strong selection all round, in fact! smiley - cool)


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Post 156

Mrs Zen

If I could have reached all the contributors, I'd have put in the Short Guide to Short Words.... smiley - devil


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Post 157

Pinniped


You've got sport Ben. You've got Beckham's red card. OK, slightly tenuous I guess, but close...


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Post 158

Mrs Zen

Yeah, but I'd like another really Pin. But then something would have to make way for it.

Wanna see the illustrations? There's not many, and I am up for more.

Ben


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Post 159

Moving On

Is it too late to nominate this? :http://www.bbc.co.uk/h2g2/approved_entry/A6671973





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Post 160

anhaga

I'm flattered to be in such august company.smiley - blush

Inukshuk was my first Edited Entry. I think it holds up well, although, if I were writing it today, I would add that an inukshuk was the symbol of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a7/2010_Winter_Olympics_logo.svg

And I'd also add that there is a sort of compulsion in Canadians from a very young age to build the things -- out of stones beside a river or on the seashore, with chunks of snow in front of the house. For a number of years there was a very large stone one on a street corner outside a coffee shop a few blocks from here, and there was another one downtown beside the main avenue. A steel artist I know makes little welded ones that he sells as decorations.

Maybe I'll do a little update some time.smiley - smiley


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