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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:45 pm 
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Pandemic start-of-school chaos.

Have I mentioned how grateful I am to the universe that this is post-tenure?


Uh.... Sauron to Morgoth? :rofl:

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:15 pm 
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No its from the Hobbit.

I'm guessing Smaug to Bilbo.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:51 pm 
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Close... Alatar has identified one of the people....

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:02 pm 
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Gandalf to Bilbo?

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:32 pm 
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Hahaha. Yes, that would be apt.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:34 pm 
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Pre-tenure: Gandalf the Grey
Post-tenure: Gandalf the White

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:43 am 
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I feel like someone needs to do a Trump/Smaug parody. "I have, like, the BEST Waistcoat, its like, Jewels"

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I feel like someone needs to do a Trump/Smaug parody. "I have, like, the BEST Waistcoat, its like, Jewels"


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:03 pm 
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I agree - one of you should totally do it!

(also, Inanna and Irika should totally post a new quote)

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:10 am 
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As Willow Matilde Shadow Margaret Note Spelling would say:

"A hole dug into the ground to obtain water?"

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:02 pm 
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*cough*

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:29 pm 
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Shits.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:38 pm 
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Inanna wrote:
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...strikes me as a very Denethor kind of quote. :D

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:30 pm 
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*cough*

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*cough*

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*does not cough because that is irresponsible during a pandemic that is spread through respiratory droplets, but does tap fingers softly but pointedly.*

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Yeah, I feel that in these times it is best to attract attention with a sound other than a cough. For example, a gentle beep, a clap of hands, or the soft ring of a steel blade leaving the scabbard.

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*mea culpa*

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:scarey:

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Remember that wherever you go, for all sorts of fun, you are now beyond the wild end.

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