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Old 12-27-2012, 06:59 PM   #31
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:07 PM   #32
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Wondering how many will be left by the end... that should narrow the field down if it turns into "Ten Little Indians".

.. The butler dunnit!
From the description in the first post (the list of characters) it sounds as though HarryT too will be a late moderator before the holiday is over. The Guard of Moderators grows thinner...

I'd also love to see a "Ten Little Niggers"-development here, but remember -- even though the list of suspects gets shorter, it doesn't necessarily contain the murderer at the end
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:11 AM   #33
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:30 AM   #34
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:45 AM   #35
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We will find out who it was, Pooh! Promise!
Thank you! It was a nightmare! My best friends! Turning on me!

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Old 12-28-2012, 09:59 AM   #36
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:56 AM   #37
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I'm starting to get worried! Where am I?

(But at least I didn't eat poohbear_nc. The callous lot!)
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:19 AM   #38
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Discover the murderer's name and email it to us at wintercontest@mobileread.com before the end of Friday, January 7th to be in with a chance of winning.
By my calculations, the next Friday, January 7th will occur in 2022. Is this a clue, or is MR cheaping out and awarding a clutch of obsolete products in nine years?
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:25 AM   #39
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Geez that Jellby is a cold one. I thought Dribs was cold, but Jellby takes the freezer. I'm still hoping Pooh is hiding somewhere and not eaten!
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:40 AM   #40
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poohbear_nc's apparent demise seems a bit suspicious to me. One minute he's warming himself by the fire then Pilotbob has his fall from the roof and suddenly there's a properly plucked and roasted chicken dinner in the microwave. Maybe a whole chicken could cook in a microwave that quickly, but from the description it sounds as if said bird had been properly plucked and prepared before being put in to cook. That doesn't happen in 5 minutes. Plus there are the melted plastic glasses that poohbear_nc wears. Melted plastic has a distinct smell about it, but when the microwave is opened it releases "a huge cloud of fragrant steam" into the kitchen. These facts lead me to think that poohbear nc's apparent demise is a red herring meant to throw suspicion off of his possible involvement. I'll be keeping an eye out for that bird along with Loosheesh. At least til such time as new evidence clears the air a bit.
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:46 AM   #41
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By my calculations, the next Friday, January 7th will occur in 2022. Is this a clue, or is MR cheaping out and awarding a clutch of obsolete products in nine years?
Good catch. The last time January 7th was a Friday was back in 2011.
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:57 PM   #42
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Good catch. The last time January 7th was a Friday was back in 2011.
OK - so we "recycle" past announcements - you caught us! We'll fix it shortly.

issybird for catching it.
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:59 PM   #43
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By my calculations, the next Friday, January 7th will occur in 2022. Is this a clue, or is MR cheaping out and awarding a clutch of obsolete products in nine years?
Whoops. I'll fix that. the 7th is correct. Friday isn't.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:25 PM   #44
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OK - so we "recycle" past announcements - you caught us! We'll fix it shortly.

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Whoops. I'll fix that. the 7th is correct. Friday isn't.
LOL, thanks for taking it in good part. I couldn't resist.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:14 PM   #45
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Geez that Jellby is a cold one. I thought Dribs was cold, but Jellby takes the freezer. I'm still hoping Pooh is hiding somewhere and not eaten!
There certainly are something special about lawyers. I'm certain that some of the first things they learn in the first term at lawyer-school is to close their eyes to everything. Do you know why lawyers are never attacked by sharks?

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poohbear_nc's apparent demise seems a bit suspicious to me. One minute he's warming himself by the fire then Pilotbob has his fall from the roof and suddenly there's a properly plucked and roasted chicken dinner in the microwave.
That's what we call fast food
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