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    Quote Originally Posted by Spitfire View Post
    Especially since it had BillyBob in it (or maybe that's what kept everyone else out...)

    Yeah, but BillyBob probably made up for it by posting a bazillion times in that dopey thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spitfire View Post
    I know it's someone else you're specifically talking about here, but, just so you know, I didn't mean any offense.
    I didn't think so, though I've stopped taking much for granted around here.

    Though I really was a little amazed that these numbers actually matter that much to you.
    They don't, except as a curiosity. I like numbers, period. Baseball, football, statistics interest me. Chrys had to tell me when I topped the rep chart back when. Anna had to tell me my numbers stopped moving.

    But when sky got me thinking about it by insinuating Quixote's popularity was limited to a list of the people who'd posted in the thread it made me curious. This new way of looking at things was the end result.

    In any case, I don't think anyone's going to see anyone else in a new light now that they know any of this!
    Doesn't matter. I think it does make a point about methodology but if that doesn't interest you or change anyone's mind it's okay. It wasn't aimed to.

    Even if we did have a pie chart (about this.) Or unicorns.
    I like pie. And pi.

    Speaking of hobbits, vampires, and spiders... I think my thread about Lancet Medical Journal back in 2007 really deserved a lot drama and fireworks than it got. Especially since it had BillyBob in it (or maybe that's what kept everyone else out...)
    I must have missed that one. It's easy to do. That's one reason I always tried to put a link in the Observations revisits and do in Quixote's. It gives people an opportunity to discover threads they might easily have missed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Granite View Post
    Just. Ignore. Him.
    It's getting easier, though I did look at his numbers in ever incarnation here. I'm trying to cover everyone who is higher up on the post count and when I think of it, the incarnations I know of. I'll get to Ghost/Sozo/Door at some point. Should be interesting.

    Anyone who indulges the rotten little turd deserves everything they get. So either deal with him, ignore him, or shut up with the complaining.
    He's just a guy with impulse issues.

    Interesting thread by the way.
    Thanks. Just looking at an old issue a new way. Surprises me that people who don't care for it would bother spending so much time moaning about it here. Go figure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zoo22 View Post
    Joey Arnold
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    Numbers, yes. Asset to the community, no.
    That's a value question, but overall he draw eyes, though I still need to do an average.

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    More than 100 posts: 13

    Not bad AB. Not bad. Impressive as heck on the views.

    At some point I'll line these up in the OP.
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    Quote Originally Posted by resurrected View Post
    I'm not the only one who sees a design in his OP fool.
    And I see a design in your seeing a design in his OP.
    Just ignore him.
    How bout this;
    I'll go start a Bash TownHeritic thread and we can bash him there.
    Sound good?
    One spot to get it all out?

    Here ya go;
    http://www.theologyonline.com/forums...20#post3423420
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    Quote Originally Posted by fool View Post
    Just ignore him.
    I was responding to others who saw what I saw

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    Quote Originally Posted by fool View Post
    And I see a design in your seeing a design in his OP.
    People see all sorts of things. I once heard of a man who saw an elephant shot in his pajamas.

    How bout this; I'll go start a Bash TownHeritic thread and we can bash him there. Sound good? One spot to get it all out?
    Sweet.

    It really wasn't about him, though his numbers surprised me a little. It was initially about sky in the other thread. I see she's still trolling here...likely in between neg rep exhortations to grow up and reflections on forgiveness.

    Nope, just a thread that lets people look at old numbers in a new light. And one that I think speaks well for the old girl (TOL).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Town Heretic View Post
    People see all sorts of things. I once heard of a man who saw an elephant shot in his pajamas.
    If an elephant was wearing my pajamas I might shoot him as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fool View Post
    If an elephant was wearing my pajamas I might shoot him as well.
    I could see that...

    Most unusual number I've seen so far?

    Cabinet Maker had a thread with 1 post and over a 1000 views. That can't happen a great deal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fool View Post
    If an elephant was wearing my pajamas I might shoot him as well.
    If my pajamas were that big I think I'd shoot myself!

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    Snagged this off of towns slogan. Thought it might apply here. Not sure what it's worth but there it is.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sky. View Post
    Snagged this off of towns slogan. Thought it might apply here. Not sure what it's worth but there it is.
    It's out of date. I thought it was interesting as an aberration. It's also wrong. The total should be 25,242 people have visited my profile page.

    It had a large number early on because I changed my profile theme regularly, and I've had a lot of conversation, but there are around ten messages per page and a little over 800 pages, meaning an awful lot of the visits were for something other than leaving a message.

    Thanks for getting me to look at this again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sky. View Post
    Snagged this off of towns slogan. Thought it might apply here. Not sure what it's worth but there it is.
    It is like visiting the zoo. Everyone has to check out the monkey cage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eeset View Post
    It is like visiting the zoo. Everyone has to check out the monkey cage.
    It must be important enough to put under ones slogan/motto.

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