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« Reply #1410 on: June 28, 2007, 10:15:54 AM »

everyone expecting Fanshaw would be thrown off his trail.   That, and the extra syllable made it more difficult for trash-talking haiku poets to so easily appropriate his name for their pooperative slinging.

In any case, Carbuncle was ready to close the file on the potting shed events and move on to the more pressing matter of responsibility for the loose ceiling tiles in the natatorium, a matter which had been nearly forgotten after Chlo's abortive experiment with Basenji farming, and the subsequent events, which included the extinction of the human race, the rise of the nutria, the cloning and rebirth of humanity, Chlo's trip to Paris, the transmigration of Winonan Ryder and Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and other small matters which had nearly snuffed the flame of historical...



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« Reply #1411 on: June 28, 2007, 10:23:26 AM »

nincompoopery. 

But fear not, Dear Reader.  All this time, Puglover and Gordon had been studying the strange logo and attempting to get a logo match by doing Internet research using terms like "two-headed tortoise", "Stetson tortoise", "bizarre, murder creatures like tortoises", and ...
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« Reply #1412 on: June 28, 2007, 10:24:09 AM »

  MISSED YOU BEPPO 
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« Reply #1413 on: June 28, 2007, 10:38:52 AM »

nincompoopery. 

But fear not, Dear Reader.  All this time, Puglover and Gordon had been studying the strange logo and attempting to get a logo match by doing Internet research using terms like "two-headed tortoise", "Stetson tortoise", "bizarre, murder creatures like tortoises", and ...
"teen aged girl + horses" the latter not seeming to have much to do with the logo, but Puglover insisted it would work.....
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« Reply #1414 on: June 28, 2007, 10:50:36 AM »

and he still didn't believe it wouldn't work even when he found himself jammed in the cooler with some baseball equipment and a hard copy of Gordon's
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« Reply #1415 on: June 28, 2007, 11:08:45 AM »

keyword search of "erotic equestrianism," which would occasionally yield, among the usual millions of meta-crawled hits, something about the two-headed tortoise, or at least its daily horoscope, which usually began, "You are a Gemini, which accounts for the two heads, and also your...."
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« Reply #1416 on: June 28, 2007, 11:20:29 AM »

sartorial splendor is declining.  Someone is researching you on the Internet, and today is a good day for a wise, albeit slow, move...
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« Reply #1417 on: June 28, 2007, 11:30:21 AM »

to Phoenix, where the heat and sun drummed down on Andzrej's thinning hair.  Why did I ever leave beautiful, temeprate Gdansk for this thermal hell, Andrzej wondered aloud.
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« Reply #1418 on: June 28, 2007, 11:45:28 AM »

"I should have moved to Gstadt instead," he sighed.
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« Reply #1419 on: June 28, 2007, 12:10:52 PM »

Just then The Voice returned.

"Andrzej - I am already in Phoenix on some unfinished 'clown' business but I require of you a favour. Here, take these." It was sheets and sheets of A4 paper. "Find some order in these here trees. Make them worthy of me!"

Andrzej rubbed his eyes and stuck a finger in his ear. Nope the paper was still falling from the sky. Slowly he began gathering it up sheet by sheet. To make sure he wasn't dreaming he hopped around on one leg singing     
"Polandia, Oh Polandia" and then wondered, "Nobody gives sheet in these days and age without there being catch. But do I give a sheet? I've never taken sheet from anybody and what is this speetil dreenk that makes you carazy? Murkin. What is murkin? And what is my favourite bend doing in here?

 
 
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« Reply #1420 on: June 28, 2007, 12:38:23 PM »

Andrzej never could make head nor tale of the papers. He arranged them into various groupings, set up some color coding for the more abstract regions of the manuscript and managed to blag a ticket back to his beloved Gdansk by shifting them on ebay disguised as
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« Reply #1421 on: June 28, 2007, 12:39:57 PM »

Howard Hughes' diary.
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« Reply #1422 on: June 28, 2007, 12:42:06 PM »

The bidding was on the light side until Andrzej had the idea of throwing in 
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« Reply #1423 on: June 28, 2007, 12:46:11 PM »

Paris Hilton's garbage, specifically, an empy can of tuna and a nutria merkin.
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« Reply #1424 on: June 28, 2007, 01:12:55 PM »

After Paris saw the light in prison the first thing to go was the designer merkin. Rumour had it that
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