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Old 11-08-2013, 02:51 PM   #2716
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25 DAYS!
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Old 11-08-2013, 03:26 PM   #2717
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Got some more info for you... For the last years the process after Jim entered the manusscript took about 4 months. Jim has not sent the manusscript to the publisher yet, it is not yet finished. So, I am afraid end of February/early March is even more likely.

Oh well, I would rather have him take his time and deliver the goods than rushing it. Or, as we say in dutch: 'Wat in het vat zit, verzuurt niet.' No idea what an English verb come close though. I guess something like 'forbearance is no acquittance', although that is not really it. It is more that it will be worth the wait in the end.
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:16 PM   #2718
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I love and applaud your enthusiasm. I hereby declare you Officiating Secretary of the Irrational Optimists Club.

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Old 11-08-2013, 04:28 PM   #2719
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:28 PM   #2720
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I do! I do!!!
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:37 PM   #2721
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:57 PM   #2722
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Okay. Alan's already chosen his title, although I was planning to name him President and Chief Archivist.

Cowboy, you have the great honor of being named Great and Benevolent Progenitor of the Legacy.

red, you are now named Chief of the IOC's Firebird Division, due to your efforts to help all of us ensure that this thread never truly dies, but always rises again.

And though Leah hasn't yet requested a title, I think it goes without saying that she is the Official Fairy Godmother of the Club.
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Old 11-08-2013, 05:34 PM   #2723
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Okay. Alan's already chosen his title, although I was planning to name him President and Chief Archivist.
Nyssa should be President and you should be Chief Archivist.

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red, you are now named Chief of the IOC's Firebird Division, due to your efforts to help all of us ensure that this thread never truly dies, but always rises again.

And though Leah hasn't yet requested a title, I think it goes without saying that she is the Official Fairy Godmother of the Club.


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Old 11-09-2013, 10:23 AM   #2724
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:23 AM   #2726
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Okay. Alan's already chosen his title, although I was planning to name him President and Chief Archivist.

Cowboy, you have the great honor of being named Great and Benevolent Progenitor of the Legacy.

red, you are now named Chief of the IOC's Firebird Division, due to your efforts to help all of us ensure that this thread never truly dies, but always rises again.

And though Leah hasn't yet requested a title, I think it goes without saying that she is the Official Fairy Godmother of the Club.
I LOVE it!
All nominations for titular roles seconded! (Or thirded, as the case may be. )
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Old 11-09-2013, 01:05 PM   #2727
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Old 11-09-2013, 01:47 PM   #2728
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Roster as of 11/9/13

Nyssa - President
Alan - Librarian of Trivia Emeritus
CWatkinsNash - Chief Archivist and Title Processor
eschwartz - Officiating Secretary
AlbertaCowboy - Great and Benevolent Progenitor of the Legacy
red_phoenix - Chief of the IOC Firebirds
leanansidhe - Official Fairy Godmother

In accordance with my duties, I hereby submit this record to the most permanent and unforgiving of all archives, The Internet.
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Old 11-09-2013, 01:54 PM   #2729
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Roster as of 11/9/13

Nyssa - President
Alan - Librarian of Trivia Emeritus
CWatkinsNash - Chief Archivist and Title Processor
eschwartz - Officiating Secretary
AlbertaCowboy - Great and Benevolent Progenitor of the Legacy
red_phoenix - Chief of the IOC Firebirds
leanansidhe - Official Fairy Godmother

In accordance with my duties, I hereby submit this record to the most permanent and unforgiving of all archives, The Internet.
My name is Nyssa and I approve of this message!
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Nyssa - President
Alan - Librarian of Trivia Emeritus
CWatkinsNash - Chief Archivist and Title Processor
eschwartz - Officiating Secretary
AlbertaCowboy - Great and Benevolent Progenitor of the Legacy
red_phoenix - Chief of the IOC Firebirds
leanansidhe - Official Fairy Godmother

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