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Snaggy

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Icon 14 posted July 13, 2006 13:33      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
The Canadian guy who wanted to trade his red paperclip for a house has succeeded!

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=8faf33ce-10c9-4637-85be-805e2d210ae1

OK, what will someone trade me for a red propeller beanie? [Big Grin]

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Mac D
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Icon 1 posted July 13, 2006 13:48      Profile for Mac D     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Snaggy:

OK, what will someone trade me for a red propeller beanie? [Big Grin]

3 10x7.5 inch posters of Yoda from Ep.III

They are on Vinyl and printed on a UV printer.

They are all from his big lightsaber duel with Palpitine (Palpitine not pictured)

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stevenback7
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Icon 1 posted July 13, 2006 14:57      Profile for stevenback7   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
wow, what can't Canadian's do?

[Applause] [Applause] [Applause]

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alfrin
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Icon 1 posted July 13, 2006 16:24      Profile for alfrin     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by stevenback7:
wow, what can't Canadian's do?

[Applause] [Applause] [Applause]

Pay for medical care?

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ARJ
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Icon 1 posted July 13, 2006 21:40      Profile for ARJ   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Snaggy:
OK, what will someone trade me for a red propeller beanie? [Big Grin]

I've been known to knit a decent pair of socks. [Smile]

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Snaggy

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Icon 14 posted July 13, 2006 22:35      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
knitted socks rock! [Applause] [thumbsup]

...but then I won't want to trade them for anything else! [crazy]

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stevenback7
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Icon 1 posted July 14, 2006 15:13      Profile for stevenback7   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
quote:
Originally posted by stevenback7:
wow, what can't Canadian's do?


Pay for medical care?

alfrin _______ why would you even want to pay for medical care, and since i'm a geek chances of me injuring myself isn't very likely unless i decide to electercute myself again.

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Flashfire
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Icon 14 posted July 14, 2006 16:42      Profile for Flashfire   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Behold the power of Teh Intarweb! I hope he paints a great, big red paperclip on the door. [Smile]

Now I just have to follow his lead and parlay a relatively unknown web comic into a multi-million dollar movie deal. [Wink]

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ARJ
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Icon 1 posted July 16, 2006 22:55      Profile for ARJ   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Snaggy:
knitted socks rock! [Applause] [thumbsup]

...but then I won't want to trade them for anything else! [crazy]

I could do 2 pair-- one to keep and one to trade.

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Katie West: Well done steak? Really?

Warren Ellis: Yes. Because MAN COOK MEAT WITH FIRE UNTIL IT NO CRY ANY MORE THEN EAT IT DEAD

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canadiangeek
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Icon 1 posted July 17, 2006 05:00      Profile for canadiangeek     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:

Originally posted by flashfire:
Behold the power of Teh Intarweb! I hope he paints a great, big red paperclip on the door.

Well, they are building him a statue of the world's largest paperclip, and yes... it will be red.
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