Re: Always Already Gone

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Well, it was inevitable. This most recent comeback of yours was like Jordan in a Wizards uniform.


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:41 AM
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pwnt.


Posted by: sam k | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:45 AM
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Well, see you soon.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:49 AM
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1- So what, next he'll return to upper management, then be fired?


Posted by: SP | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:50 AM
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Typical.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:50 AM
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Just for the record, let us note this line in the linked post.

(It's not even worth trying to convince you that this has nothing to do with resetting the TiVo, is it?)

I am not going to re-read the comments to that old post, but if ogged did, and is still standing, I would be impressed.

Whatever happens from here on out, ogged can know that he will always be remembered as a master at trolling his own blog, and an inventor of confidence tricks


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:51 AM
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Awwwwgged!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:53 AM
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sad day

i expect ogged back in 3 months, saying: "i wish i could quit you"


Posted by: tweedledopey | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:56 AM
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This is all my fault.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 9:57 AM
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Somebody submit number 8 to punditpredictions.com.


Posted by: sam k | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:01 AM
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Anyhow. Good luck, ogged. Try to steer clear of cancer this time.


Posted by: sam k | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:02 AM
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Hic iacet Oggedus, blogger quondam bloggerque futurus.

(Yes, I said that last time. If you en't writin' new material I en't neither.)


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:03 AM
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6: fantastic


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:05 AM
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best luck, ogged.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:08 AM
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Yep, whatever is causing you to leave this time, best of luck with it. I do hope we see you around sometime soon, even if it's only in small doses.


Posted by: Po-Mo Polymath | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:12 AM
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It was LB's SWPL post that did it, wasn't it?


Posted by: JRoth | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:19 AM
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Fare well.


Posted by: md 20/400 | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:24 AM
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Ogged! I have a feeling that this time it's for real. Good luck to you.


Posted by: Mary Catherine | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:26 AM
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'Night, John-Boy. Best wishes.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:28 AM
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Best of luck on the campaign trail, Mr Presumptive Vice-Presidential nominee. Give Ron Paul my best.


Posted by: mike d | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:29 AM
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Mr Presumptive Vice-Presidential nominee

I knew it!


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:32 AM
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Go on with your bad self!!!


Posted by: NCProsecutor | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:33 AM
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Goodnight, sweet prince, and squads of angels swim thee to thy rest.

Go, bid the soldiers dive.


Posted by: Jesurgislac | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:36 AM
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Aw.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:40 AM
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My bet is ogged doesn't make it to the end of the block before he turns around and comes back.

In the event that I'm wrong, see ya 'round, dude.


Posted by: My Alter Ego | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:45 AM
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18: Ogged! I have a feeling that this time it's for real.

I do as well. Understandable though, it can't be easy trying the balance the demands of being "Mr. 50 Breaststroke" with blogging.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:57 AM
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Soon, new bloggers shall mingle among the old, and in their co-mingling, a tingling.

Wait, so is this also announcing new bloggers? Will we finally get the wine and finance coverage we so desperately need?


Posted by: Po-Mo Polymath | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 10:59 AM
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Even as a practical joke, selling the blog to shearer and stras was not funny. Good luck.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:02 AM
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So we once again get to amuse ourselves by seeing just what it takes to bait ogged back? Until then, enjoy hiating.


Posted by: washerdreyer | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:03 AM
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So this is the day of the Greater Oggedcultation.


Posted by: Populuxe | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:06 AM
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Reading 8 as an over-under on how long he's gone (3 months, to save scrolling), I will, sadly, take the over.

Good luck, and I hope I'm wrong.


Posted by: Mother's Younger Brother | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:12 AM
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Do we at least get to keep BPL as a commenter?


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:21 AM
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4: well, yes, but what exactly does that mean in this context? We'll have to see. The Washington Monthly was clearly his ill-advised stint in professional baseball following retirement #1.


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:22 AM
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Josh: objectively pro-Yoko.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:22 AM
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Ogged, you fucker. I'll miss you and your weirdly metastasizing neuroses.


Posted by: zombie stras | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:25 AM
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Don't be a stranger. Send a note if you think you're going to be in the District some time.


Posted by: Armsmasher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:27 AM
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damn, you know if he's gone for long enough, we might almost miss the swimming posts.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:28 AM
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I already miss the swimming posts. Stras, you need a hobby?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:28 AM
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and just when you started shaving your legs.

sob!


Posted by: girl27 | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:33 AM
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Mere imitation would be pale. Stras should seriously take up Jai-Alai.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:34 AM
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Stras should take up stock-car racing.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:39 AM
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So, when do we nominate ourselves for the job of new poster?


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:42 AM
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Ogged, you fucker. See you when we see you, may it not be too long.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:43 AM
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Vaya con dios.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:43 AM
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I'm willing to blog lacrosse, but only on the condition that each lacrosse post inevitably descends into bitter ruminations on peak oil, capitalist hegemony and the failure of procedural liberalism.


Posted by: zombie stras | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:43 AM
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Is that zombie stras or zombie mcmanus? It's getting hard to tell.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:44 AM
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Aw, Ogged. Best wishes. I'm sorry we never got to meet up, but thanks for always giving me something to think about (and travel recommendations).


Posted by: Belle Lettre | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:44 AM
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42: Ned, that's so tacky.

I hereby nominate Ned!

(Hint, hint.)


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:45 AM
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I believe you. See you around, al-Honkey.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:45 AM
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If nothing else, ogged will return in two years to brag about staying clean so long. Unfortunately, instead of garnering praise, he will be chastised for backsliding.

I was trying to figure out which of the 12 AA steps this post represented, but I found that none of the steps is "Stop Drinking".

Anyway, ogged, we'll all be here when you get to Step 9. Good luck !


Posted by: politicalfootball | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:51 AM
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I vote for Putney Swope as the new coblogger.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:52 AM
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Where will god put the cancer this time?


Posted by: spaz | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:54 AM
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Uggh, I really shouldna done that.


Posted by: spaz | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:54 AM
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So, when do we nominate ourselves for the job of new poster?

There's no way I could reproduce ogged's blog posting output without drifting over the line into unemployability, but I would like to make the hiring committee aware of my availability to take over a limited selection of ogged's duties, namely that of provoking B. in the comment threads.

So long, ogged.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:57 AM
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Vaya con Elvis.


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:57 AM
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Oh my God. Goodbye for now, Ogged. Thank you for making my life better for a number of years.


Posted by: Penny | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:00 PM
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I found a job. First comment from work.


Posted by: Penny | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:02 PM
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Oooh, Kraab would make a good blogger. I nominate her. No ulterior motive winks, either, except maybe to update the blogroll.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:02 PM
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Penny: Yay!


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:03 PM
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I've already said my goodbyes to ogged in private, IYKWIM, so I'll just say that some new bloggers have signed on but we aren't announcing them at once. We'll let them make their grand entrances. I think you'll be happy with them. The sitemasters are.


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:04 PM
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I guess you can't sensibly nominate people with well established blogs of their own (at least with ones they already don't post at often enough).

Sir Kraab would make a good addition.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:05 PM
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I've already said my goodbyes to ogged in private, IYKWIM

Now I'm thinking of quitting.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:05 PM
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Obviously I meant "ourselves" in the plural, not the gender-neutral singular, sense. I nominate, um, someone other than me.

In the spirit of the Missouri Compromise all additions should aspire toward gender balance, and once reached, should maintain gender balance for the infinitely foreseeable future. Therefore I nominate bob mcmanus.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:07 PM
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There's another blog, isn't there, Ogged? Is it that slutty Monthly? Don't do it, that blog's had more posters than Cheney's had heart attacks. You'll only be cheapening yourself.


Posted by: Michael | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:08 PM
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I nominate her

Y'all have taken something like a thousand comments and still can't come to agreement on whether SWPL is funny or not. We certainly aren't opening the floor to debate on this, people.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:08 PM
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Petey is then, eh? I suppose that makes the most sense.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:09 PM
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"it". Petey "it" is.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:10 PM
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No ulterior motive winks, either, except maybe to update the blogroll.

Not gonna happen.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:10 PM
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heebie & soup, thank you kindly, but I was definitely joking.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:13 PM
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all additions should aspire toward gender balance, and once reached, should maintain gender balance for the infinitely foreseeable future

Standpipe Bridgeplate doesn't come around these here parts much anymore.


Posted by: Po-Mo Polymath | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:13 PM
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Since I can only assume we want a kinder, gentler Unfogged, I nominate me. I've been commenting here for a year, and I have been so blandly inoffensive that I have offended no one other than Sifu and Ari, who are inhuman beast men that all decent God-fearing folk should hunt for sport.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:13 PM
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Oh, I knew I shouldn't have pretended to stop being an active commenter. This was my one chance to be elevated into the highest echelons of blogdom.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:14 PM
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71: you offended me? Was I there?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:14 PM
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She's not joking. Don't fall for her false modesty.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:15 PM
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Who's this Walt guy?


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:15 PM
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I think "Walt Something" is the same person as "Robust McManlypants". The version cut for TV broadcast.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:17 PM
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See? I can't even offend Sifu, and he's like a gigantic bundle of nerves yearning to be poked.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:18 PM
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I can't believe no one even solicited my resume. I have an extensive set of sample posts prepared and waiting for this day. You would have been impressed.


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:18 PM
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I am neither Robust, nor currently in his pants.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:19 PM
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I am? Weird. Must be the pot.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:19 PM
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79: more's the pity.


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79: more's the pity.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:20 PM
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80 to 79.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:20 PM
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really, really is a pity.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:20 PM
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79: more's... the pity?


Posted by: zombie stras | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:21 PM
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81 and 82 to the opposite of 83.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:21 PM
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I'm not one of those new-fangled fast zombies.


Posted by: zombie stras | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:21 PM
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72 encapsulates my reaction perfectly. Damn!


Posted by: NCProsecutor | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:22 PM
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Sic transit gloria mundi.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:38 PM
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89: And ogged doesn't last forever, either.


Posted by: zombie stras | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:42 PM
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90: true. but we're at the wrong end of the tenure, right? Did somebody burn some flax?


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:47 PM
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Sic transit gloria mundi.

Sic semper tyrannis.


Posted by: politicalfootball | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:52 PM
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Hey, I'll get to say my goodbye in private too, IYKWIM. See you in August, unless someone goads you into making an appearance in comments before then.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:53 PM
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Sic semper tyrannis.

They retire on their own terms and are remembered fondly by many? Sounds historically accurate, but a depressing political statement.


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:55 PM
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74: Sssh. I'm relying on that false modesty to camouflage my plans for world domination. Er, I mean, little old me take over the world? Don't be silly.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 12:55 PM
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92, 94: John Wilkes Booth, Tim McVeigh, Ogged.

MOB: A Monstrous Ongoing Brotherhood.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:02 PM
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Shit, this might be girlfriend-related, and therefore for real.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:06 PM
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Good luck, ogged. I'll miss your presence here.


Posted by: Annie | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:09 PM
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but a depressing political statement.

mostly the true ones are.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:11 PM
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Kobe wouldn't leave us.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:14 PM
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97: Yeah, planning a wedding is like having another job. I can see why a person wouldn't be able to keep up with blogging.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:29 PM
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I feel quite sad about this.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:31 PM
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The traditional Lur wedding requires three camels, dozens of sheep, and a flintlock for each groomsman.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:41 PM
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This for real?

I guess we can make fun of w-lfs-n, but it just won't be the same. *sniff*


Posted by: Magpie | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 1:52 PM
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I like been waitin for hours and hours, but nobody has read #9 and said:"No bob, ogged quitting is not your fault" or even "Dammit, bob, this isn't about you you sick paranoiac fuck." I may quit trolling outaspite.

Billmon, with the classic Nazi Death's Head American Flag, quit with style. ogged could have simply posted an ascii raised middle finger or something. Or jeez, wasn't there anything on Youtune?


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:21 PM
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Please don't go, bob.

I'm sure it wasn't you that drove Ogged away.

You are probably all that kept him here for so long.


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:33 PM
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The traditional Lur wedding requires three camels, dozens of sheep,

Technically, these aren't for the wedding, but rather for the honeymoon.


Posted by: politicalfootball | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:34 PM
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I like been waitin for hours and hours, but nobody has read #9 and said:"No bob, ogged quitting is not your fault" or even "Dammit, bob, this isn't about you you sick paranoiac fuck."

You went all kind of Fafnir there for a minute!


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:35 PM
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This is because I've been gone for the past month, isn't it? I've just been really busy lately, baby.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:36 PM
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Yay Penny! I'm so glad to hear that something is going well in your life!

Cryptic Ned: We've missed you. It's good to see you again.

Boo ogged. Please come say hello every now and again, even if it's only annually. Now I feel doubly gypped by the fact that you didn't come to UnfoggeDCon. I was figuring that I'd get to meet you next year.

Do we at least get to keep BPL as a commenter?

Josh's question is an important one and deserves an answer.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:39 PM
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Stuff Lur People Like: "Quitting your blog". Slainte mhor, sweet troll.


Posted by: snarkout | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 2:49 PM
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I found the first step towards really quitting posting (front page at least) was to quit posting about how I was quitting posting. But if this is for real, good luck & all that.


Posted by: Katherine | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:07 PM
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105: totally paranoid IMO.


Posted by: Katherine | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:08 PM
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112: That make sense. If one still feels enough of a community connection that they want to let everyone know they're leaving, they probably feel enough of a connection that the urge to stay/return will eventually win. Then again, maybe not.


Posted by: washerdreyer | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:10 PM
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113:I wish Katherine would quit trolling me.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:17 PM
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I had been under the impression that the whole blog was retiring.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:45 PM
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the whole blog was retiring

And shy.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:50 PM
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I am fully prepared to both envy and pity the new bloggers, whoever they might be.


Posted by: NCProsecutor | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:54 PM
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I wish Katherine would quit trolling me back. There fixed for you.


Posted by: Tiny Hermaphrodite | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:56 PM
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I am heartbroken.
I was looking forward to meeting you in person this year at Dcon.
Lurking will not be the same without you.
I will miss you, and wish you much happiness.


Posted by: Fleur | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:57 PM
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If Fleur comes to the Con, how can Ogged miss it?


Posted by: Bave Dee | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 3:58 PM
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Ingrown toe-nail, bad hair day, I'm sure he can find a reason.


Posted by: washerdreyer | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:02 PM
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What exactly the heck is the deal with this E.U. constitution thing? Does this Ireland vote actually mean anything? Will the E.U. be different in any way with or without this constitution or treaty or whatever? Is it even possible for the existence of this "constitution" to have any effect on anything? Will anything change as a result of this vote? Did any of the people voting know what, if any, effect the constitution would have on anything? Does anyone know?

Please address these questions in order, in detail, on your own blog, and then post links here. Thank you very much.

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Posted by: CN | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:03 PM
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I can't find the link, but last December he promised me that if I came to the flop house party, he would kiss me... and then of course he promptly got sick.
Coincidentally, so did I.
My last posting was sincere, and I am so sad about this.


Posted by: Fleur | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:06 PM
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Don't feel too bad, Fleur. Past behavior indicates he'll be back in a few months. He'd better bring Cargo this time, dammit.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:08 PM
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Don't feel too bad, Fleur. I'll kiss you.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:19 PM
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Hold your horses, w-lfs-n...


Posted by: Fleur | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:21 PM
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125: He'd better bring Cargo this time, dammit

Any volunteers to build a black BMW mock-up out of bamboo?


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:26 PM
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Thanks for the blog, Ogged. I will miss you.


Posted by: Wrongshore | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 4:44 PM
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i've been away for one day and the world has changed or what?
how and what caused this much distress i don't understand, perhaps it's just too much physical tiredness caused by the swimming competition or recent melancholic posts?
all those death posts perhaps should be banned
if people stop blogging i maybe should stop commenting too
adios and be back really soon! i'll be checking


Posted by: read | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:04 PM
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Oh dear, 130 indicates that read is not going to be one of the new co-bloggers. a disappointment indeed.


Posted by: peter | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:21 PM
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Oh, ogged.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:22 PM
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Well, damn. Good luck, be well, &c.


Posted by: hexameter wrench | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:24 PM
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I may quit trolling outaspite.

McManus and McCardle should be the new cob-loggers. Totes.


Posted by: Populuxe | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:24 PM
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Hey, bloggers aren't allowed to quit. And if you're going to lurk (and you will) you'll be drawn into commenting, especially difficult to resist for those who've finally lost their commenting virginity, let alone nympho-comment sluts like Ogged. And if you're commenting you might as well throw in a post or two. Or is it that you're actually getting laid for the first time in years (decades?) Is there an inverse relationship between blogging and sex?


Posted by: tkm | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:26 PM
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135: Hell, some of us have sex while blogging (or commenting). I'm having sex right now. Sex is no excuse.

9 is completely right. Or would be if I actually believed Ogged was quitting. The past retire-and-return pattern is pretty crafty, actually, because everyone now so completely expects the "return" part that Ogged is effectively The Once and Future Blogger.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:36 PM
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Goodbye you bastard. I hate the way this makes me feel like perhaps *I* should have something better to do with my life too.

You could still come to UnfoggeDCon III though, surely? If it, or anything similar happens of course. C and I are thinking of a North American winter break so I might make it there again.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:42 PM
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Danke für die gute Zusammenarbeit, ogged.


Posted by: feldspar | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:42 PM
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Is there an inverse relationship between blogging and sex?

Yes.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:57 PM
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Listen to Teo, people. He knows.


Posted by: Tiny Hermaphrodite | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 5:58 PM
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Indeed. Just look at my recent posting frequency.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 6:00 PM
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Does that include the 1692 blog?


Posted by: Tiny Hermaphrodite | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 6:04 PM
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It does, actually, but it's hard to tell from reading it.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 6:24 PM
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This is related to his recent swim meet, isnt it?

He must not have swam well.

Sad news about Ogged. Since I am in Costa Rica, I will not mourn for long. He better make it to the next DC Unfogged.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 6:32 PM
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I keep half-expecting ogged to comment in this thread.


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 7:04 PM
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145: So does he.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 7:20 PM
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Hey, that's no way to say goodbye.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 7:42 PM
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Probable location of future co-mingling tingling.


Posted by: Merganser | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 7:43 PM
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Goodbye, Norma-jinejad
From the lurker in the 22nd row


Posted by: peter | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 7:43 PM
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Ogged is leaving? This is highly unsatisfactory. But hold on - there are legions of unemployed Lur out there who'll blog for food. I say just wheel one of them on as a replacement under the Ogged™ brand-name - everyone can put on a brave face and carry on as though nothing has happened. It'll be as seamless as the transition from Dick York to Dick Sargent as Darrin in "Bewitched".


Posted by: Amit | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 8:13 PM
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Non angelus, sed oggedus

Does this mean we can all stop dreaming about ogged? Or will his power grow in our dreams, until he has to fight Jason Voorhees?


Posted by: | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 8:21 PM
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Tryin' to find Psalm #151 was me.


Posted by: minneapolitan | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 8:40 PM
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actually i dreamed about ogged once
nothing frivolous though, just a slim half-indian-turkish-mediterranian looking guy passed me by through one door to the next in the longish empty lobby i was walking through too
story of my life, to get passed by
coz i know noone close to that look i analyzed it must be was ogged
good night, the other day's psalm was very good about all flying away


Posted by: read | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 8:42 PM
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So when is the site officially renamed to Lizardbecks?


Posted by: ninjaphilosopher | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:50 PM
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Lizardbeckson Alameida Labs


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 06-16-08 11:55 PM
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Bloggers quitting is like death in the Marvel Universe: it never sticks.


Posted by: Martin Wisse | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 12:14 AM
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153: I had a weird dream about unfogged too. A book had been written about it. One of the chapters covered the affairs of some of the commenters. It was a behind the scenes look. The book pointed out that a couple of people who seemed staid on the surface were actually having affairs with other commenters.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 4:30 AM
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I do think that ogged should have said a few things in the thread instead of just cutting us off cold turkey.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 4:31 AM
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157 -- Name names!

144 -- Agreed.

60 -- This is pretty good tease.


Posted by: Nápi | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 4:51 AM
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:(


Posted by: alameida | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:41 AM
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Only alameida can get away with using an emoticon.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:50 AM
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Lizardbeckson Alameida Labs

Ahem.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:51 AM
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Lizardbeckson Alameida "Black Where It Counts" Labs


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:52 AM
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There was only one name. I realize that you need at least two people to have an affair, but I was so shocked by the revelation that this one commenter was having an affair and was a well-known lothario that I stopped reading for a while and didn't even read who his partners were, but he wasn't the only offender.

It wasn't you, Napi.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:52 AM
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Gay where it counts. Black when I'm drunk.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:54 AM
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164:

I would have guessed Napi.


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165: "gay when I'm drunk" seems workable, too.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 6:57 AM
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166 was me.


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was a well-known lothario

The intersection of "comments on unfogged" and "well-known lothario" has got to be vanishingly small. At a stretch, I would believe "well-known would-be lothario".


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 7:02 AM
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"gay when I'm drunk" seems workable, too.

This describes one of my childhood friends perfectly. I met his (second) wife some years ago, and she asked me, "Did A----- always used to disappear when you guys were young?"

The look on my face must have told her that I had no idea what she meant, because she continued "Sometimes when he goes out drinking, he just up a disappears, and when he comes home the next day, he says he doesn't remember anything he did."

I tried to think of something vaguely reassuring to say to her, but I'm pretty sure I didn't succeed.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 7:07 AM
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"well-known would-be lothario"

w-lfs-n?


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 7:24 AM
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169: Don't bogart our sarge, Knecht.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 7:28 AM
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162: Sorry. Lizardbeckson Alameidapostropher Labs.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 11:25 AM
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has got to be vanishingly small. presidential.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 06-17-08 11:33 AM
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Ave atque vale, ogged.


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