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Old 13 February 2007, 09:11 PM
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And I'm not white, I'm appricot.*

*Courtesy of my nephew.
OMG I used to say that when I was little too!!! Got it from the closest color match in my big box o' Crayolas.
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Old 14 February 2007, 02:39 AM
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OMG I used to say that when I was little too!!! Got it from the closest color match in my big box o' Crayolas.
I have it on good authority (from the 6-year-old daughter of a black friend of ours) that me and my wife are not white, but "peachy-colored"
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Old 15 February 2007, 10:02 PM
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Comment: re: USS New York. The 'photo' you identified is NOT a photo of
the San Antonio or any other ship. It's a digitally built photo of 'a
ship' that may or may not resemble the New York or the San Antonio. It
appears to be a digital image drawn for video games.

Come ON...pay attention. Does that in any way look like a real ship? Do
you see PEOPLE? Do you see detail? No....it's too clean.

Please don't make this appear to be 'real' when it's not. I could be an
artists REPRESENTATION of the ship but it is NOT a photo in any way, shape
or form.
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Old 16 February 2007, 03:41 AM
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I could be an artists REPRESENTATION of the ship
...rendered in excrutiating detail, including the loose rudder and the crack in the hull.
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Old 19 February 2007, 05:41 PM
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Comment: I can't believe who you are letting advertise on your site! I'm
in shock. People dying for our country and you have a Obama for America
advertisment! You should be ashamed of yourselves allowing such
advertisements. I for one will not visit your site again. I'm appalled.

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Comment: I apologize for my last email about your advertising practices.
I miss reread the banner. I thought it said Osama, not Obama. I was not
thinking clearly, and do apologize. I would hope that no one would
advertise osama for america, that would have been appalling. Obama's name
is just too close I guess. Again, I do apologize.
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Old 19 February 2007, 06:56 PM
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Comment: Who the hell made you the end all be all for truth? I would be
ten times more likely to believe Lee Marvin if he said he got shot on Iwo
Jima, than you dorks, while he was securing our freedom, you were probably
laying on your fat butts hiding in some college. I don't believe anything
you say, so go to hell
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Old 19 February 2007, 08:18 PM
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Comment: YOU WHITE PEOPLE ARE LITTERALY EXPLOTING WITH BULLSHIET. YOU GUYS
MIGHT THINK "WE SOUND WISE WHEN WE SPEAK" BUT YOU ARE PRETTY MUCH BIG
IGNORANTS WITH NO SENSE IN THE REAL WORLD....
This "WHITE PEOPLE" are curious, are we "exploding" or "exploiting" with Bulls**t?
One would be painful and messy, the other would be a profound act of marketing strategy.
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Old 20 February 2007, 07:15 PM
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Comment: Hi,
I'm not a sports fan at all but I live in the Chicagoland area and I
should tell you that the end of your article "Bearly Civil" has a mistake.
At the end you say that the Saints lost to the Bears. It was the other
way around. That means despite the nasty signs the Bears fans were
holding up, they got theirs when the Saints won the game. If someone else
has pointed this out, please disregard this message.
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Old 20 February 2007, 07:16 PM
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Hi, I'm not a sports fan at all
This is the point where you should have taken your hands off the keyboard.

- snopes
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Old 20 February 2007, 08:32 PM
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I seem to remember the Bears beating the Saints in the NFC Championship Game, but losing the Super Bowl to the Colts.
I know I didn't imagine that as I still seem to not be married to Peyton Manning.
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Old 23 February 2007, 08:48 PM
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Comment: Every day I get 15 to 20 forwarded emails claiming some type of
extraordinary event or statement. Every time, I check it's legitimacy
through your site. I then respond "all", linking your site, showing the
conclusion. (Most often false) I know that my small part of not
forwarding these emails and trying to stop the people who do isn't going
to change the world. I also know several people who now do the same thing
I do and I'm sure that there are many, many others.

I have been so impressed with your diligent research on so many items. I
am thrilled that you have taken the initiative to take these urban legends
to task and publish the results. And up until now, I haven't questioned
your motives or your integrity.

My issue is your backhanded stab at Paul Harvey in the Working Stiff
story. http://www.snopes.com/horrors/gruesome/fivedays.asp I am not
familiar enough with Paul Harvey to know what he says or doesn't say. I
don't know if he has a particular political slant or if he simply makes
things up. The issue is not whether you like or agree with any particular
person but what your comments do to your credibility. Publishing your
personal opinion by demeaning someone else only reduces how thinking
people feel about your reliability.

I have blindly accepted the validity of every article you have written.
Maybe I have been lucky and never stumbled upon this type of comment
before. Possibly this is a one time occurrence. It's not important
enough for me to do a search for Paul Harvey or start scouring your site
for other remarks of this type. However, if I personally do anything to
tarnish my trustworthiness, I hope someone takes the time to mention it to
me.
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Old 23 February 2007, 08:49 PM
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I am not familiar enough with Paul Harvey to know what he says or doesn't say.
This is the point where you should have taken your hands off the keyboard.

- snopes
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Old 23 February 2007, 09:27 PM
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I have blindly accepted the validity of every article you have written.
Oh Boy, you'll be hearing from him again when he discovers lost legends
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Old 23 February 2007, 09:31 PM
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This is the point where you should have taken your hands off the keyboard.
And if you didn't take your hands off then, you should have taken them off here:

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It's not important enough for me to do a search for Paul Harvey or start scouring your site for other remarks of this type.
...because it doesn't seem important enough to write a long tirade either, does it?
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Old 24 February 2007, 07:15 PM
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Comment: In the article entitled, "Bearly Civil", you note at the end that
the outcome of this year's Super Bowl had the Saints trumping the Bears
39-14. Um, yeah...check that one again, will ya?
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Old 24 February 2007, 07:25 PM
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Oh Boy, you'll be hearing from him again when he discovers lost legends
Eesh. I am ashamed of being a member of the human race sometimes.
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Old 24 February 2007, 09:44 PM
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Some people seem to lack reading comprehension skills. Or else can't tell the difference between the NFC Championship Game and the Super Bowl.
As for the Paul Harvey comment, I had to read the whole page a few times to even find it. And then it took me a bit to try to figure out what the complaint was about. All the person had to do was use that neat little seach feature and find out about Paul Harvey. It's not that difficult.
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Old 25 February 2007, 09:18 AM
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Comment: Since installing your product I have had nothing but problems
with: Internet, web sites, starting up, shutting down, speed, etc. NOT
IMPRESSED
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Old 25 February 2007, 12:28 PM
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Comment: Since installing your product I have had nothing but problems
with: Internet, web sites, starting up, shutting down, speed, etc. NOT
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Well, until we get our payments of two fresh human kidneys, the problems will continue.

Don't make me get the collection agency after you. You wouldn't like their ... methods.
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Old 06 March 2007, 01:55 AM
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Comment: CONTRARY TO YOUR BELIEF, GREEN IS A VERY LUCKY COLOR AS WELL AS THE NUMBER 13. PITIFUL STUPID PEOPLE LIVE BY UNFOUNDED SUPERSTITIONS.
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