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 Congrats!: You are Time's "Person of the Year"!
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HalfMooner
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Posted - 12/16/2006 :  19:52:39  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
Yes, for the first time, it's you!


Time magazine over decades has had many a "Man of the Year," and in recent years, many a "Person of the Year." No offense intended, but I'm willing to wager that this is the first year that YOU won the distinction. (Sure wish I did!)


You.



Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.

Edited by - HalfMooner on 12/16/2006 19:54:32

Dave W.
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USA
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Posted - 12/16/2006 :  20:46:53   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Finally, the recognition I deserve.

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Siberia
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Brazil
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  06:50:20   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

Finally, the recognition I deserve.


No, that I deserve.

"Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?"
- The Kovenant, Via Negativa

"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."
-- unknown
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filthy
SFN Die Hard

USA
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  08:02:10   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
Damn! My cover is blown! Curse you, Time Magazine!





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"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


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pleco
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USA
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  08:39:12   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message
I'm sorry, my many years of being beat down by the man has forced me to conclude that this is the lamest Time Person of the
Year ever.

by Filthy
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
15831 Posts

Posted - 12/17/2006 :  09:03:48   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by pleco

I'm sorry, my many years of being beat down by the man has forced me to conclude that this is the lamest Time Person of the
Year ever.

They must be lonely and desperate for love over at Time, eh?


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pleco
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  09:04:45   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message
Or subscripions/magazine sales.

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Ricky
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  12:47:24   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
My first thought was, "Funny stuff, HalfMooner." Then I looked, and apparently this isn't posted in Moonscape News.

I agree, it is quite lame. Seems to be a cop out. What's next years winner going to be? "Me"?

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
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Hawks
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Canada
1383 Posts

Posted - 12/17/2006 :  14:12:41   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Hawks's Homepage Send Hawks a Private Message
quote:
What's next years winner going to be? "Me"?

I vote for Tiktaalik.

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Chippewa
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USA
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  14:43:34   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Chippewa's Homepage Send Chippewa a Private Message
Next year, TIME's "Person of the Year" will be: "Nobody!"

The copy will read: "Fictitious characters have been a big influence on humanity over many centuries...so to all you fictitious characters out there from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter, here's to you......"

Diversity, independence, innovation and imagination are progressive concepts ultimately alien to the conservative mind.

"TAX AND SPEND" IS GOOD! (TAX: Wealthy corporations who won't go poor even after taxes. SPEND: On public works programs, education, the environment, improvements.)
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
15831 Posts

Posted - 12/17/2006 :  17:44:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Ricky

My first thought was, "Funny stuff, HalfMooner." Then I looked, and apparently this isn't posted in Moonscape News.

I agree, it is quite lame. Seems to be a cop out. What's next years winner going to be? "Me"?

My fondest hope in Moonscape is to simply approach the absurdities of reality. Reality is always going to be the funnier, though. Such is the burden of anyone attempting humor. So my approach in Moonscape might be described as writing stuff that reminds people of the hilarity of real world events, and trying to use that memory to make them laugh.


Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
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Original_Intent
SFN Regular

USA
609 Posts

Posted - 12/17/2006 :  20:48:12   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Original_Intent a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Chippewa

Next year, TIME's "Person of the Year" will be: "Nobody!"

The copy will read: "Fictitious characters have been a big influence on humanity over many centuries...so to all you fictitious characters out there from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter, here's to you......"



Sounds like a Budweiser commercial.

LOL

Peace
Joe

Edited to add...... Or is it Coors?
Edited by - Original_Intent on 12/17/2006 20:48:47
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Dave W.
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USA
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Posted - 12/17/2006 :  21:08:04   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Oh, now I get it!

I read somewhere else that on the physical magazine cover, the grey rectangle in which the word "You" appears (in the image above) is actually a mirror.

That makes all the difference! How silly of [imagine there's a mirror here].

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Dr. Mabuse
Septic Fiend

Sweden
9666 Posts

Posted - 12/18/2006 :  12:49:23   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

Oh, now I get it!

I read somewhere else that on the physical magazine cover, the grey rectangle in which the word "You" appears (in the image above) is actually a mirror.

That makes all the difference! How silly of [imagine there's a mirror here].


You mean like the "This could be you:" plaque hanging on the wall in "Big Lebowski"'s office?

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filthy
SFN Die Hard

USA
14408 Posts

Posted - 12/18/2006 :  13:00:35   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
Y'know, thinking about it, I don't believe I/we want to be Person of the Year, and certainly not under these conditions. I mean, there we are, all lumped in with rapists & murders & liars & thieves & wife-beaters & Republicans & Bill o'Reilly & James Dobson & Fred Phelps, & George W. Bush & his daddy & other scumbags as well. I think that we've got a little more class than that.

In fact, I feel downright insulted.

But that's what happens when you lose whatever spine you have and go for the cop-out. And that's what this is: a cop-out. Time's lost it's spine and it's little, bitty, shriveled-up balls along with it.

It didn't use to be that way. Once, they put Adolph Hitler up for it, and that caused a shit-storm, I can tell you! But that was back in the day when they weren't so afraid that the Administration might get a trifle put out over a real nominee.

This, in microcosm, is what has become of our Forth Estate. They are so terrified that they might offend someone 'important' that they have invented a whole meaning for the term, "Pussy!"

Fuck you Time magazine and all that you have come to stand for.




"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

Brother Boot Knife of Warm Humanitarianism,

and Crypto-Communist!

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