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#1 Spidergawd

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 03:59 PM

Who DIDN'T love his books?? So freakin cool.

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#2 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:00 PM

Lowly Worm!

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#3 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:01 PM

LOVE!!!

#4 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:01 PM

TtB has a big smile on his face right now!

#5 Spidergawd

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

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#6 Spidergawd

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:04 PM

OMG Tim, remember this?? I looked at these books for hours and hours. I have a big smile now too.

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#7 china cat

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

yes!!

#8 TEO

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

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#9 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

:) I do.

Gonna step away from the computer, do some work, and then see if I still want to pull the trigger on what I just put in my
Amazon shopping cart. :mrgreen:

#10 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

Richard Scarry put the FUN in Reading Is Fundamental.


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#11 unbroken_chain

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

totally one of the (many) reasons I'm wicked smot!!!

Loved him...his name freaked me out, I do recall that also :lol:

#12 Spidergawd

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

:lmao: OMFG

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#13 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:13 PM

Transportation at it's finest!



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#14 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:18 PM

:lmao: OMFG

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:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

#15 shadeelady

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:59 PM

yes!!

I still have my richard scarry books as well as some of the toys. I have the worm figure with the apple car and some others. :)

#16 Spidergawd

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:03 PM

You have the Lolwy apple car? Nice!

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#17 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:05 PM

Lowly has no arms or hands and only one foot, yet he drives an apple car. :huh:

#18 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:11 PM

Lowly has no arms or hands and only one foot, yet he drives an apple car. :huh:


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User friendly GUI and shit'd

#19 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:18 PM

GUI?

#20 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:24 PM

Graphical User Interface. Pronounced Gooey. Worms are kinda gooey. Don't actually know if the term is used anymore. But since I'm apparently a dork, I might as well live like one. :mrgreen:

#21 Spidergawd

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:31 PM

GUI, pronounced like the first part of geoduck.

#22 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

:lol:

#23 georgi

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:48 PM

Everybody! Who what where when why and how! Solve the mystery! Who what where when why and how? :bliss:

#24 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:55 PM

Everybody! Who what where when why and how! Solve the mystery! Who what where when why and how? :bliss:



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#25 sarah b.

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

Love!

#26 Lemireacle

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

Loved his books!! I still have in storage, a collection of his books that came with bookends that I got as a youngin.

#27 shadeelady

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:50 PM

You have the Lolwy apple car? Nice!

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that's it! but mine is a bit older and isn't as fancy. i can't even find a picture of it online.

#28 georgi

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

JBetty
Snow on the top of the car
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Just to piss georgi off
By not using the snow brush


:spank:

There were like, 5 people on my way to work this morning that I wanted to shake my snowbrush at! :ravn:

#29 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:59 PM



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:rotf: thinking about What Do Boardies Do All Day?.

#30 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

:) I do.

Gonna step away from the computer, do some work, and then see if I still want to pull the trigger on what I just put in my
Amazon shopping cart. :mrgreen:





Did you pull the trigger?
#1?

#31 Tim the Beek

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 09:38 PM

I may have.

Maybe we'll have Storytime while we burn trees. :)

#32 JBetty

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 09:40 PM

I may have.

Maybe we'll have Storytime while we burn trees. :)




YAY!

This reminds me to check the farm at the top of the hill for any leftovers.

#33 insolent cur

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:53 PM

love richard scarry books!!! i'm pretty sure i still have a few in storage. :cheesy:

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:41 AM

OMG Tim, remember this?? I looked at these books for hours and hours. I have a big smile now too.

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look how content the lazy fellow is!

Other than that, the power distribution system is oversimplified and slightly inaccurate. :lol:

#35 Jwheelz

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:57 AM

I may have.

Maybe we'll have Storytime while we burn trees. :)


burnin' trees sounds fun :)

#36 Spidergawd

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:42 AM

I may have.

Maybe we'll have Storytime while we burn trees. :)


There had better be detailed, humorous illustrations, preferably with cute, anthropomorphized animals.

#37 In A Silent Way

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 04:08 AM

Richard Scarry put the FUN in Reading Is Fundamental.


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My favorite, favorite, FAVORITE book when I was a kid! :smile:

#38 Tabbooma

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:50 PM

Tabbooma like picture books, JP should bring some to the vibes and have a late night story telling session :)

#39 JBetty

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:21 PM

burnin' trees sounds fun :)



Ever toss a Christmas tree on a fire? :flame:

Ever toss 4 Christmas trees on a fire? :Phishfolk:

#40 Spidergawd

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

Tabbooma like picture books, JP should bring some to the vibes and have a late night story telling session :)


:lol: That would be quite a departure from my usual late night story telling.

#41 unbroken_chain

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 04:21 PM



#42 little frog

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

<3 <3 <3 being a mom gives you the chance to be a kid again and spend hours reading kid books .. and no one thinks you're nuts ;)

(((((richard scarry))))) great memories!

#43 Spidergawd

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

I think this was partly responsible for my early interest in building things.

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#44 Royal

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:40 PM

Iove these books. Me and my brother were raised on them. I got my little 2nd cousin Cars and Trucks and Things That Go! for Xmas.