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...around the corner fudge is made!!!



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Excellent timing.

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Y'know, someone may be tempted to start quoting.
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leonmallett wrote:Y'know, someone may be tempted to start quoting.


:hm:

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Y'see...that's what can happen...
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leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o

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Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...
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leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:

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cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.
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leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.

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Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.


:lol:

...then having thought a bit...


:?
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leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.


:lol:

...then having thought a bit...


:?


I can't believe this thread is still going. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.


:lol:

...then having thought a bit...


:?


I can't believe this thread is still going. :lol: :lol: :lol:


it is like a really strange sense of deja-vu...again...
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Post by Chiclo »

leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.


:lol:

...then having thought a bit...


:?


I can't believe this thread is still going. :lol: :lol: :lol:


it is like a really strange sense of deja-vu...again...

We should exercise more caution with all this rampant quoting.

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Post by Dr. Solar »

Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.


:lol:

...then having thought a bit...


:?


I can't believe this thread is still going. :lol: :lol: :lol:


it is like a really strange sense of deja-vu...again...

We should exercise more caution with all this rampant quoting.


You mean with a quote condom or something like that?

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Post by Zero »

I will not participate any longer.

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Post by cobra_commander »

Dr. Solar wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
cobra_commander wrote:
leonmallett wrote:
Chiclo wrote:
leonmallett wrote:Y'see...that's what can happen...

It doesn't help to make suggestions! :o


I like to think of it as 'stirring the pot'...


:hm:


Exactly.

You can't stir the pot without getting a little on you.


:lol:

...then having thought a bit...


:?


I can't believe this thread is still going. :lol: :lol: :lol:


it is like a really strange sense of deja-vu...again...

We should exercise more caution with all this rampant quoting.


You mean with a quote condom or something like that?


:lol:

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Post by cobra_commander »

Zero wrote:I will not participate any longer.


Too late...you've just been quoted :wink:

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Post by Dr. Solar »

There's got to be a way to do something new...
cobra_commander wrote:
Zero wrote:I will not participate any longer.


Some sort of double whammy...
cobra_commander wrote:
Too late...you've just been quoted :wink:

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Post by leonmallett »

Dr. Solar wrote:There's got to be a way to do something new...
cobra_commander wrote:
Zero wrote:I will not participate any longer.


Some sort of double whammy...
cobra_commander wrote:
Too late...you've just been quoted :wink:


I had to quote it.


I have been pretty much absent for a week... :(
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How I got started collecting Valiant comics

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I live in Lacey, Washington and a friend of mine named Cat Kenney worked at the local comic store. She used to tip me off on what was good, particularly the under-the-radar stuff. She told me about Valiant comics and suggested that I give them a look. I was hooked from the get-go. There were only two titles at that time, Magnus and Solar. I remembered Magnus from the Gold Key issues when I was a kid. My favorite though was Rai so when he got his own title it was cool. Cat also suggested I buy a couple extra copies because she thought they would get hot and boy was she right about that. When Cat's store closed, I move my file to another LCS and the owner didn't know much about Valiant so he let me do all kinds of promos - original art posters, self-made sweatshirts of comic covers, etc. - and he gave me the Valiant promo comics that he got from time to time. Those were fun days. One of my favorite promos was putting the art to Ninjak 1 on a sweatshirt and then discovering that if you looked at the shirt wearing Valiant Vision goggles, it looked like Ninjak was exploding out of your chest!

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Re: How I got started collecting VALIANT comics

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worldsbestcomics wrote:I live in Lacey, Washington and a friend of mine named Cat Kenney worked at the local comic store. She used to tip me off on what was good, particularly the under-the-radar stuff. She told me about VALIANT comics and suggested that I give them a look. I was hooked from the get-go. There were only two titles at that time, Magnus and Solar. I remembered Magnus from the Gold Key issues when I was a kid. My favorite though was Rai so when he got his own title it was cool. Cat also suggested I buy a couple extra copies because she thought they would get hot and boy was she right about that. When Cat's store closed, I move my file to another LCS and the owner didn't know much about VALIANT so he let me do all kinds of promos - original art posters, self-made sweatshirts of comic covers, etc. - and he gave me the VALIANT promo comics that he got from time to time. Those were fun days. One of my favorite promos was putting the art to Ninjak 1 on a sweatshirt and then discovering that if you looked at the shirt wearing VALIANT Vision goggles, it looked like Ninjak was exploding out of your chest!

You're story is extremely cool except for one aspect...

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Re: How I got started collecting VALIANT comics

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worldsbestcomics wrote:I live in Lacey, Washington and a friend of mine named Cat Kenney worked at the local comic store. She used to tip me off on what was good, particularly the under-the-radar stuff. She told me about VALIANT comics and suggested that I give them a look. I was hooked from the get-go. There were only two titles at that time, Magnus and Solar. I remembered Magnus from the Gold Key issues when I was a kid. My favorite though was Rai so when he got his own title it was cool. Cat also suggested I buy a couple extra copies because she thought they would get hot and boy was she right about that. When Cat's store closed, I move my file to another LCS and the owner didn't know much about VALIANT so he let me do all kinds of promos - original art posters, self-made sweatshirts of comic covers, etc. - and he gave me the VALIANT promo comics that he got from time to time. Those were fun days. One of my favorite promos was putting the art to Ninjak 1 on a sweatshirt and then discovering that if you looked at the shirt wearing VALIANT Vision goggles, it looked like Ninjak was exploding out of your chest!


Welcome to the boards :thumb:

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Re: How I got started collecting VALIANT comics

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Chiclo wrote:
worldsbestcomics wrote:...One of my favorite promos was putting the art to Ninjak 1 on a sweatshirt and then discovering that if you looked at the shirt wearing VALIANT Vision goggles, it looked like Ninjak was exploding out of your chest!

You're story is extremely cool except for one aspect...


I thought that another part definitely made up for it...

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Welcome to the boards! :thumb:


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