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8 June 2011
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Couldn't one also do "1*23*4567"?  I've also seen Strawberry do "123*4*567".  

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8 June 2011
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Call me nostalgic - it seemed more meaningful when the only cool sums were 9 or 17.

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8 June 2011
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Zig said:

Call me nostalgic - it seemed more meaningful when the only cool sums were 9 or 17.

I agree. But it is mean toa-hard-days-night-george-10&a-hard-days-night-ringo-4 if we don't have 16 and 19. The *12*34567 is unneeded.

The fact that I just got a twelve but am not doing the YNGMYM thing is proof.

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9 June 2011
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Wait... 19?

I've also seen *8* days a week.

I agree that 9 and 17 feel more significant

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9 June 2011
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The Walrus said:

Wait... 19?

Taxman... "One for you 19 for me."

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9 June 2011
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Good thinking batman.

*16* a-hard-days-night-ringo-9

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9 June 2011
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The Walrus said:

Good thinking batman.

*16* a-hard-days-night-ringo-9

I'd rather be the Eggman, if you don't mind.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

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9 June 2011
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Zig said:

Call me nostalgic - it seemed more meaningful when the only cool sums were 9 or 17.

Nostalgic. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

But I kind of feel the same way. Heck, I think it was more meaningful when A) the only meaningful one was 9 and B) you didn't announce every single time you get one. I still usually only announce a 9 when it seems appropriate. If I've done a one-sentence post, I think that seeing "*9*" at the bottom kind of ruins the "look" of the post, if that makes any sense at all. 

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9 June 2011
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a-hard-days-night-paul-6It makes perfect sense.

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Marcelo said:

Zig said:

I love it.

That reminds me of the time I saw the accident between 2 trucks leaving a thesaurus distributor. The onlookers were stunned, awestruck, horrified, aghast...

(My apologies for dusting off and trotting out that fossil of a joke)blue-meanie


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Paulrus said
Getting a 9: When the anti-spam maths problem that comes up when posting results in a sum of 9

So, from what I gather, this doesn't happen anymore?

 

13 September 2013
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I think I took it off a while ago because it was causing posting problems, and there were better ways of spam capture. Can't really remember now!

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Speaking of librarians, my college library had this sign up:

To err is human; to forgive is not library policy.

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^

Haha

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I nominate these two terms for inclusion in the Zigtionary.

forumpudlians (a word Zig coined a few weeks ago) = those of us who gather here to discuss the the four fabulous Liverpudlians who have brought such amazement and joy to our lives

zignature = the words and/or pictures you can put in your profile that show up on the bottom of all your posts

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 I second that motion

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Mmmm, I half-second it!

"Zignature" I think is just great. But "Forumpudlians" I really don't care for, sorry: It's got too many syllables (one of which is "pud" for chrissakes!) and the consonants are all of the lumpy variety, meaning that this word doesn't roll off the tongue at all. It sounds like, I dunno, the name of a type of Scottish dumpling or something.

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I'd agree with Von. Zignature is a free-flowing change to the original word whereas forumpudlian gives the feeling of being forced together, like a cut and shut car job; it doesnt feel quite right.

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Well, Zig, I like your word. I think it is very creative. Hopefully some other forumpudlians will show you some love for it. Well see how it goes and if the word makes it into the official lexicon.

 

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Even "Liverpudlian" itself annoys me! What's wrong with "Liverpooler"? (As in "I'm a born lever-puller!")

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