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  •  Rick Blaine is taken. (1+ / 0-)
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    CSI Bentonville

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    •  Boogers! (1+ / 0-)
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      ek hornbeck

      Ooh! Is Boogers taken?

      I was thinking I need to snag part of my name before someone else does. I like to search it and freak people out on occasion (because apparently I don't have anything better to do).

      So, if ek was your first choice, what was your third?


      Oops (is that taken?), thought I'd posted this...

      Mais, la souris est en dessous la table, le chat est sur la chaise et le singe est... est... le singe est disparu! -- Eddie Izzard

      by CSI Bentonville on Sat Nov 18, 2006 at 12:41:45 AM PST

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      •  Ok... (1+ / 0-)
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        try this one- Eddy Hall, available (so is Elric, damn you no sock puppet rule!)  No good links but one of 2 principal characters in books I ♥ very much but don't have copies of- Diamond in the Window and Swing in the Summerhouse.

        They are part of the Hall Family Chronicles by Jane Langton who is also author of the Homer Kelly Mysteries.

        Her son Christopher (and here we are back at Christopher, I mean- Paris, how you going to keep 'em down in the Hollow now that they've seen Paree.  This is turning out to be just like Dean predicted!) is a computer scientist and has his own wiki entry but she doesn't.

        The best I can do for now is these links from Amazon-

        They don't hint at how life changing these books are and I'm too tired to go into it now, but if they fell on your head in a library you might take a look before you pitched 'em.

        Boogers is not taken.

        •  Always have Paris (1+ / 0-)
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          ek hornbeck

          Rules -- Learn them so you know when to break them.

          Thought they slept through Paris? Hate to say it but I'd rather sleep in Paris than have a restaurant to myself (not all that big on that French food either -- snails are for ducks -- and what ducks are for).

          So you don't like Christopher eh? What's the alternative that I've no clue about?

          Anyway, they seem happy and they're married now. Who's Dean?

          Okay, you wanna know what's funny? When jotter was doing his alphabet series for his Tip Jar (or Raj Pit if you'd prefer), I looked up and read all about Langton's Lambda because of ya know, Rabid Lambs... (if I hafta explain it then it's no good).

          Hey! Are you going to do a lil' history for New Users Guide eventually too?

          Because I believe in Independent and Union I'll provide alternative links (not just to be an a**) and Amazon kinks up my puter too.

          The Diamond in the Window

          The Swing in the Summerhouse

          They look good and exactly like something I would read (I've liked the middle readers and young adult the best these last few years -- like Inkheart and Artemis Fowl as well as Abarat. Your books seem reminiscent of Ruth Chew aimed a bit younger but still great stories and I'd never heard of her 5 years ago. Rare books, treasures to find (then sell on eBay).

          Tell me later about life changes. It will give me something to look forward to (and I'll be in WYFP). Eddy Hall is a good name but you're already usually next to Eddie Haskell when you two rec something. It might get more confusing if you shared a first name and part of another.


          Boogers... Hmmm, wonder if my style would show through?

          Mais, la souris est en dessous la table, le chat est sur la chaise et le singe est... est... le singe est disparu! -- Eddie Izzard

          by CSI Bentonville on Sat Nov 18, 2006 at 01:56:56 AM PST

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