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BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?

GUEST,Joe_F 09 Nov 05 - 09:18 PM
Dave Masterson 09 Nov 05 - 03:27 AM
GUEST,noddy 08 Nov 05 - 10:37 AM
Kim C 07 Nov 05 - 01:25 PM
*Laura* 07 Nov 05 - 12:42 PM
JennyO 07 Nov 05 - 08:52 AM
GUEST,Robin Madge 07 Nov 05 - 08:22 AM
GUEST,noddy 07 Nov 05 - 04:06 AM
GUEST,Dylan 07 Nov 05 - 03:59 AM
wilbyhillbilly 06 Nov 05 - 05:22 AM
JohnInKansas 06 Nov 05 - 04:03 AM
JohnInKansas 06 Nov 05 - 04:01 AM
JohnInKansas 06 Nov 05 - 03:55 AM
JohnInKansas 06 Nov 05 - 03:51 AM
Metchosin 05 Nov 05 - 11:52 AM
Tannywheeler 05 Nov 05 - 11:32 AM
JennyO 05 Nov 05 - 09:39 AM
GUEST,Guest folkiedave 04 Nov 05 - 12:08 PM
Kim C 04 Nov 05 - 11:54 AM
GUEST,where's my bloomin cookie 04 Nov 05 - 08:46 AM
Big Al Whittle 04 Nov 05 - 08:18 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: GUEST,Joe_F
Date: 09 Nov 05 - 09:18 PM

JohnInKansas says: I read one of Joe Fineman's (GUEST,Joe_F 01 Nov 05 - 09:52 PM) most famous "catch phrases" on a shithouse wall at school four years before he claims to have created it.

I do not understand this statement at all. The posting mentioned contains no claim to have created anything at any time.

--- Joe Fineman    joe_f@verizon.net

||: The world is its own best model. :||


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Dave Masterson
Date: 09 Nov 05 - 03:27 AM

I appeared on the front page of the News of the World morris dancing at a nudist camp!


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: GUEST,noddy
Date: 08 Nov 05 - 10:37 AM

Hi JennyO it is the photo that is on my desk not Sir Bobby. LOL.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Kim C
Date: 07 Nov 05 - 01:25 PM

OMG Tannywheeler! I love your dad's Christmas story that they play on NPR every year. It makes me bawl no matter how many times I've heard it.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: *Laura*
Date: 07 Nov 05 - 12:42 PM

My mum shared a flat with Rory Bremner at Cambridge.

My Uncle was working for Euro Disney (before it was Disneyland Paris) and came up with the idea of the Happy Meal - hence the happy meal toys were always disney-related. (don't know if that contract still stands or not..)
Unfortunately his bosses got most of the credit for it as he was only a minor member of the team.

xLx


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: JennyO
Date: 07 Nov 05 - 08:52 AM

I have a photo of me with Sir Bobby Charlton sitting on my desk

Why was Sir Bobby Charlton sitting on your desk, noddy? ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: GUEST,Robin Madge
Date: 07 Nov 05 - 08:22 AM

I once was invited to a "bad taste" party so I found an old T-shirt and wrote "Nuke a gay whale for Jesus" on it so as to offend as many people as possible.

Several years later I have seen them for sale, but nobody has offered me any royalties!!


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: GUEST,noddy
Date: 07 Nov 05 - 04:06 AM

I have a photo of me with Sir Bobby Charlton sitting on my desk. I met him when he opened a gym I was managing. Real nice guy.


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From: GUEST,Dylan
Date: 07 Nov 05 - 03:59 AM

I once made a Pizza for James McPherson from Taggart.
I also delivered tommy from Wet Wet Wet a chinese from the chinese that he used to work in when he was saving for his drum kit.

My best one though is that I fixed, Paul Roberts, the new lead singer from "The Stranglers" back, twice, when they were touring Kosovo. He came into my Regimental Aid Post and i just asked who are you and he said Paul Roberts and again i asked who are you and then he told me that he was the lead singer from the stranglers and i got all embarrassed. Good thing was though as my friends and i were dancing around paper plates and rifles(honest) and he dedicated golden brown to the Medics along with my favourite Always the Sun. He came back the next day though to have it fixed again Cool eh


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: wilbyhillbilly
Date: 06 Nov 05 - 05:22 AM

Back in the sixties when groups were travelling up and down the M1 motorway (then practically empty at night) I met Cliff Bennett and The Rebel Rousers in the service area cafe, he had just recorded Got To Get You Into My Life and kept feeding the juke box and playing it over and over again.

Also met Unit 4 Plus Two, Dusty Springfield, The Animals plus loads of others,

Don't know if anyone has heard of Geno Washington, but when he came over as a servicemen (very young man) he was at Bentwaters/Woodbridge base and we used to perform as a group at various venues on base, he actually joined our group and we had great fun travelling locally with him and myself as vocalists. I will always remember him putting his arm round me one night and saying "you and me Johnnie, we're going places" well, HE did, I'm still here.

My claim to fame is 1970 Guinness Book Of Records, World Champion Disc Jockey Marathon, 267 hours Non-stop. (11 days 11 Nights). Wish I could do it now.

whb


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 06 Nov 05 - 04:03 AM

U.S. Senator Bob Dole leaned out of a limo window, waved, and called me by name once (in traffic), more than a year after I'd been "in the same room with him" briefly at a Union Hall meeting. (The guy obviously had someone taking really good notes.

I read one of Joe Fineman's (GUEST,Joe_F 01 Nov 05 - 09:52 PM) most famous "catch phrases" on a shithouse wall at school four years before he claims to have created it.

John


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 06 Nov 05 - 04:01 AM

I'm playing a bit of catch-up here, since I hadn't taken the time to read the whole thread previously.

I was "Den Chief" for a Cub Scout Den run by Patti Paige's sister. (And saw Patti perform live in NYC the evening before "my" band performed at the Brooklyn Art Museum.)

I have played Igor Stravinsky's Circus Polka in at least a dozen public performances. (The elephants didn't like it, and neither did I. Our Concert Band may be the only group ever to play it after the original disastrous introduction by Ringling Bros.)

John


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 06 Nov 05 - 03:55 AM

I took two courses for which Dr. J. P. DenHartog was my classroom instructor. (You'd know who he was if you were a mechanical engineer.)

My B.S. Thesis advisor was Forbes Brown. (You might know who he was if you were a mechanical engineer.)

I once had an in-class argument lasting nearly a half-hour with Dr. *Paul Samuelson. He pretended to disagree with me, but his testimony to the US Senate a month later didn't.

*Paul Samuelson: Nobel Prize, Economics about a year before our "argument."

John


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 06 Nov 05 - 03:51 AM

Karen said (20 Jun 01 - 11:49 AM):
Well, IanC, I can top that relation! I'm the first cousin twice removed of Dr. Harold Egderton.

I once had a "conversation" with Doc Edgerton. He was approaching his lab and saw me examining one of his photos. He stopped and asked something along the lines of "Do you like that one?" My reply was something like "I always thought it would look something like that. It's remarkable to actually see it."

He chuckled (or maybe it was a smirk) and went on into his lab.

But I never knew he played bones. (Jacob B - PM 20 Jun 01 - 01:01 PM)

John


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Metchosin
Date: 05 Nov 05 - 11:52 AM

Brownie McGee once asked if I wore shoe polish for perfume.....


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Tannywheeler
Date: 05 Nov 05 - 11:32 AM

My dad is John Henry Faulk(storyteller/lawsuit winner), my mom is Hally Wood(singer/musicologist/editorofsongbooks); Leadbelly, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Jean Ritchie, various Lomaxes, were all friends of the family and Woody nicknamed me Tannywheeler; when I was about 4yrs. old Henry Wallace had his picture taken with me(during his Presidential campaign); AND (this may be most important of all)--
During an after-party for a North Texas Irish Festival in the late 1980s or early '90s, I was in a song-circle that included Cathal McC., who was (at that latenight/early morning hour) too drunk to stand, but not to remember words. I supported him upright for almost 2 hours while several rounds of the circle were completed during each of which Cathal managed, tho' unable to stand alone, to sing his way note- and line-perfect through a long, intense ballad, and tell the story of where he learned it. (In terms of inclination and rewards, perhaps the BEST job I ever had!!)
Tah-dah!!!! No applause, just send money.      Tw


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: JennyO
Date: 05 Nov 05 - 09:39 AM

I've sung for Nelson Mandela - a few years ago with my choir, the Solidarity Choir. He danced as we were singing.

I have a friend whose sister is married to Adrian Dunbar who has featured in films such as "The Crying Game" and "Hear my Song". He and his family came for a holiday here a few years ago and I bumped into him at a party at her place. I'd forgotten she had told me they were visiting - I just saw this really familiar very Irish - looking face, and thought he was someone I'd met at a folk festival or a session or something, and said "Don't I know you from somewhere?" OOOPS!


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From: GUEST,Guest folkiedave
Date: 04 Nov 05 - 12:08 PM

Appeared on Page three of the Sun (!!)

Slept with Kathryn Roberts and Kate Rusby at the same time (!!)

Discovered the link between carol singing in the USA (Glenrock Pennsylvania) and traditional carol singing around the Sheffield area.

Owned a copy of the Original F. J. Child English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Limited Edition of 1,000) and a complete set of Bronson at the same time! But then I am a book dealer.

Dave







Dave
cookieless at the moment.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Kim C
Date: 04 Nov 05 - 11:54 AM

I am an internationally known independent recording artist and belly dancer. (Okay, I have recordings in England, Ireland, and Germany, and I've danced and sung in Jamaica.)

One of my good friends is a famous artist, and another is a famous author. At least they're famous around where I live, anyway.

I jammed with David Schnaufer at a wedding reception.


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From: GUEST,where's my bloomin cookie
Date: 04 Nov 05 - 08:46 AM

JK Rowling was the head girl at my school - she wasn't THAT memorable then really...

My bobble hat appeared on telly once on songs of praise

I ran away from the great Stupendo - piff-paff-poof

a relation was one of the orginal Oompa Loompas in the Charlie and the Chocolate factory :-) - I'm 5ft 11....


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From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 04 Nov 05 - 08:18 AM

you mean ropes is for puffs

imagine that, you don't need a rope if you're Chris Bonnington.

its a while since I used one, but then I don't climb mountains and I hang clothes out on coat hangers


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: GUEST,noddy
Date: 03 Nov 05 - 12:04 PM

A climbing friend of mine was half way up a 600 foot climb in North Wales when it started to rain and rain and rain. They climbed on reaching the top, behind them all the way were two elderly looking gents struggling but keeping up with them. The final section was the hardest so they shouted down " do you want us to lower you a rope" The reply was " Dont you know who I am? I am Chris Bonnington" To which my friend replied "Well Chris do you want a rope or not".


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: GUEST,noddy
Date: 03 Nov 05 - 11:49 AM

I have made the first ascent of over 150 rock climbs, half of which are in the extreme grades.

I made the first ascent of several 4000m peaks in Kyrgystan.

I was on an expedition crossing the Arizona/Utah desert and made a short film for BBC TV shown May 1982.

I was twice Masters World Powerlifting Champion,twice Masters European Champion, four times Masters British champion and five times Masters Scottish Champion and twice Masters Celtic Champion in the 75kg section.

But other than that not much.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Paco Rabanne
Date: 03 Nov 05 - 04:41 AM

hEllo jOhn,
          I will ring you this afternoon john.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 02 Nov 05 - 02:10 PM

Ted, waht you bought a church for then, stupif!

anyway=i ring you up a few times, but you mobile is always bloody twithed oiff,
waht point in buying a mobile pone, and not sweithching it on ythen!

always is say="welcome to orange anser pone!

i never leave message, becase of, i dont like anser ing machines, they are rubbishg.

ring me up one day, and we will go to pub and get pissed.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Paco Rabanne
Date: 02 Nov 05 - 06:20 AM

Sure will Mike.We really must get our fingers out and pop over to see you lot in Barton asap. The chip off the old block loves it at Uni, so my pension plan is now 50% secure.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 02 Nov 05 - 04:58 AM

Hey Ted...how is Sweetfia doing at UNI?
Your Church/house project sounds great. Long time no see mate...hope to at least meet up somewhere over the Winter....session or club or whatever. Give my best to J from H, and all the others. Best wishes, Mike.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Paco Rabanne
Date: 02 Nov 05 - 03:32 AM

Yo Amos,
       My little church is in North Yorkshire and has been partially converted into a house. When I have finished the job I will attempt to put some photos up on the internet.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Bard Judith
Date: 02 Nov 05 - 02:25 AM

Let's see... well, when I was a shy teenager, I shook Brian Mulroony's hand and exchanged a few sentences with him. He was the Prime Minister of Canada at the time, and we were on the steps of Parliament Hill.


Oh, wait, the idea is to mention somebody FAMOUS you are connected to in some tenuous way!   Never mind then....


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From: GUEST,Art Thieme
Date: 02 Nov 05 - 02:06 AM

Back when I was still in my teens, I went to Second City in Chicago to see the show. Afterwards we went into the bar, and because we were too young to drink legally, we had cokes. Well, the place was quite a cool hangout for beats, and poets, and writers, and jazz moguls of all kinds. I started to frequent the place just to listen to the raps and the riffs going down. One of the fairly regular patrons was the great writer, Nelson Algren. He was always after me to order a beer, but I didn't want to spoil my welcome there.

One day, though, he was sitting several bar stools down the bar from where I was walking, on my way to the john or whatever. I guess he'd had one too many and he s--l--i--d his beer all the way down to where I was. I had to grab it or it would've gone off the end of the bar! As long as I had it, I drank the rest of Mr. Algren's beer!!

The bartender looked over at him and then at me, shook his head, frustrated, turned around, and waited on some other customers. But that was the first beer someone bought me in a bar---and it was bought for me by a man who later became one of my favorite writers!!

Art Thieme


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Bobert
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 10:34 PM

Well, I din't buy a church today but...

... back in '69 I was promotion manager of the Free University in Richmond, Va, and we had a nice concert hall on the second floor and held concerts on Fridat and Saturday to help cover the costs of running the joint...

Well, we get call from this guy, Tinker, who is promotin' a New Jersey band, "Child", and so we hook up and book this band....

The concert hall only holds 300 but on any given weekend we get 'bout 75 folks unless we have a real big name band playin'... Child weren't no big name band so the first time I booked 'um we only got the usual 75 folks to here this band from New Jersey...

Problem (or opportuntiy) was that the lead singer was Bruce Springsteen and guess what? He and his band lit the joint up so aftyer that when "child" came to town, whereever we promoted them it was like.... sold out.....

Hey, ain't like *my* 15 minutes but just hangin' with Bruce was purdy okay... I had spent a couple summers at the Jersey shore and so we ahd a lot to talk about... One day, I remember takin' Bruce to lunch at the Villiage Grill and they had somethin' called the pin-apple cheezeburger and Bruce asked me about it and I said, "Hey, don't do nuthin fir me" but he ordered it anyway...

Well, if introducin' Bruce Springsteen to the Village's "pine-apple cheeseburger" constitutes 15 minutes of fame, then count me in...

If not, openin' fir the Chambers Brothers is my second choice....

Bobert


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From: GUEST,Joe_F
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 09:52 PM

In 1955, as a freshman, I argued with Linus Pauling about whether superconductivity was ripe for a theoretical advance. I was ignorant. He was mistaken.

--- Joe Fineman    joe_f@verizon.net

||: Every moment of happiness is a timeless victory over Satan that can never be annulled. :||


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 08:02 PM

nothing as good as that!


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From: Georgiansilver
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 01:53 PM

Claim to fame eh? Weeeellllllll! I was kissed by Cilla Black in the 1960's. I was 'bodyguard...yes bodyguard to Val Doonican...also in the 60's. I was part of the raid on a house in Torquay when Bruce Reynolds (great train robber) was re-captured. I have been on Tele Antiques programme and won! I have written two Folk Songs, 2004 and 2005 for competition....the first was in the final ten and the second one came second this year. I have also....NO FORGET IT! what have you done...I am more interested in you and your exploits.
Best wishers, Mike.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Don Firth
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 01:19 PM

Wow! The possibilities! A few years back, there was an old church a mile or so where I live, and the guy who owned it rented it out as a theater or recital hall. Great accoustics. The place featured good, but lesser known performers. Local classic guitarist, a local operatic tenor, others, all of whom were not well known, but they were all darned good. In some cases, their recital there led to other things.

Then the city wanted to use the lot for something else, and condemned the old church.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Donuel
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 01:16 PM

I am respondsible for inspiring the annual 'kissing day' outside Rome from a light painting I did 3 years ago.



PS
http://cgi3.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=donuel
anyone else have an ebay page?


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Amos
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 12:22 PM

Ted:

Where's yer church??? What are you going to do with it?\


A


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: number 6
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 11:54 AM

I bet you will have one hell of a party !!

We we're considering buying one here, but decided that the cost of winter heating wouldn't be worth it.

Have fun,
sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Paco Rabanne
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 11:46 AM

Thanks number six! We get the keys in about three weeks, then we will have one hell of a party.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: number 6
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 11:41 AM

Congrats flamenco Ted!!

sIx


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From: number 6
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 11:40 AM

Met Leonard Cohen once through his cousin.

Went to High School with Ben Mink.

Played a 12 string Gibson ES-335 that once had once been played by Lenny Breau.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Paco Rabanne
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 10:34 AM

I bought a church this morning. (yes really)


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From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 08:32 AM

I wasn't aware that a friend was an actor as I don't have TV & haven't been to the movies since (??1986). A long time after I met him he said something that gor me wondering & I asked someone (privately) if he was an actor.

Then one day he brought a friend named Tony to the coffee shop where we all hung out. I said "Hi, Tony" - everyone else was thinking "That's Sir Anthony Hopkins!!!!!!"

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Mo the caller
Date: 01 Nov 05 - 06:27 AM

I once called a barn dance with Jerry and the Pacemakers (well all right we were in different halls in the same venue, but it was my voice coming out of Jerry Marsdens guitar pickup)


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 31 Oct 05 - 07:31 PM

I work at a University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Today I met a young man, a student, named Lateef Ledbetter. I asked him to spell his name for me, because I was filling out a form for him. He spelled "Lateef"—which is what I really wanted—and then began to spell "Ledbetter," but I interrupted him. "Like Leadbelly?" I asked, because I already knew how to spell that. "Yeah, exactly," he answered. "He was my great-great-great-uncle. I'm from Mississippi."


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Little Hawk
Date: 29 Jun 02 - 09:32 AM

Great! You ought to come at once to Orillia, Ontario, Canada, and form a new lodge...the Loyal Order of Non-Aardvarks. This town loves such organizations, and I'm sure it would really take off.

- LH


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Stephen L. Rich
Date: 29 Jun 02 - 03:58 AM

I am a non-aardvark.


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Bobert
Date: 28 Jun 02 - 10:33 PM

Well, other than introducin' Bruce Springsteen to the pineapple cheeseburger, I reckon being the 7,284th person to find this Catbox ought to get me at least an almost honorable mention...

Bobert


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Subject: RE: BS: My claim to fame - whats yours?
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 Jun 02 - 10:19 PM

I won the foul shooting competition in my high school when I was in 10th or 11th grade...despite not being on the basketball team and only being 5 feet tall!

Yowsa! It sure was fun seeing all those jocks standing there with their jaws on the floor in shock. (None of them knew that I was spending maybe 3 hours a day at home...every day...foul shooting.) :-)

It was one brief moment of glory in the life of a high school nerd. I was the Peter Parker who never got bitten by the spider.

Gotcha, Skaneateles Lakers!!! Hee! Hee!

- LH


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From: The Pooka
Date: 28 Jun 02 - 09:36 PM

That's excellent, JennieG. No one can beat that. Though yours is pretty impressive too, Jerry R. Navigated an iceberg, eh? But uh...Quack?? ("He didn't mind the Quack Quack Quack...")

I had lunch with Robert Penn Warren and watched a baby pull his nose. / I was a freshman at Georgetown when Bill Clinton was a senior BMOC there and I don't remember him at all. (Hey, it was the sixties. "Forgot where we put the petitions, maaaan." - George Carlin) / Liam Clancy kissed my college girlfriend's hand at Matt Kane's Bit o'Erin Pub after a concert. Well anyway, that's the part that *I* saw. I dunno; ask Dylan. / I wrote Connecticut's presidential-primary law.


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