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1000 posts. A retrospective/tribute

seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
edited July 2014 in The bottom bracket
Slightly premature but as I'm not getting much work done today I expect post count and thread to overlap presently.

A heavy hitter and now with a post count to match. From first "Hi" to last, almost every post a balletic tour de force of jaunty eloquence. A dazzling wordsmith whose glittering star shines so ferociously that even the most insignificant forum members can bask in my reflected glory.

I will be re-posting requested favourites from my 1000 for a limited period only.


(I am not a bog standard interloper!)
Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
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  • Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 7,508
    I thought your 659th post captured the essential qualities of a bon viveur and elite metropole such as yourself - and your use of the word 'Knockers' was sublime. :lol:
    The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns
    momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
  • Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 7,508
    What was your favourite post, by the way, and are there any posts you wish you'd made but didn't? :D
    The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns
    momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
    What was your favourite post, by the way, and are there any posts you wish you'd made but didn't? :D
    I'm slightly envious of Mumsnet and counting

    I had a post of the day last week but I'm far too modest to re-post. Requests only.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,310
    seanoconn wrote:
    What was your favourite post, by the way, and are there any posts you wish you'd made but didn't? :D
    I'm slightly envious of Mumsnet and counting

    I had a post of the day last week but
    seanoconn wrote:
    Slightly premature but as I'm not getting much work done today I expect post count and thread to overlap presently.

    A heavy hitter and now with a post count to match. From first "Hi" to last, almost every post a balletic tour de force of jaunty eloquence. A dazzling wordsmith whose glittering star shines so ferociously that even the most insignificant forum members can bask in my reflected glory.

    I will be re-posting requested favourites from my 1000 for a limited period only.


    (I am not a bog standard interloper!)
    I'm far too modest to re-post. Requests only.

    :shock: :?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
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    Last post today for added effect :D
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • goonzgoonz Posts: 3,106
    How did it feel?
    Scott Speedster S20 Roadie for Speed
    Specialized Hardrock MTB for Lumps
    Specialized Langster SS for Ease
    Cinelli Mash Bolt Fixed for Pain
    n+1 is well and truly on track
    Strava http://app.strava.com/athletes/1608875
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 15,903
    Never thought I would see the day when a 'Love machine' like yourself would admit to being slightly premature. :lol:
  • Yellow PerilYellow Peril Posts: 4,466
    Big hand for Seanoconn and congrats on your thousandth post
    @JaunePeril

    Winner of the Bike Radar Pro Race Wiggins Hour Prediction Competition
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    He who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane :D
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
  • Yellow PerilYellow Peril Posts: 4,466
    team47b wrote:
    He who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane :D

    "Do not despise the snake for having no horns for who is to say it will not become a dragon"
    @JaunePeril

    Winner of the Bike Radar Pro Race Wiggins Hour Prediction Competition
  • letap73letap73 Posts: 1,608
    V Tech achieved that in a week but anyway:

    1000TH-POST-NICE-JOB.jpg
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 15,903
    team47b wrote:
    He who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane :D

    "Do not despise the snake for having no horns for who is to say it will not become a dragon"

    So Yellow Peril is actually Lin Chung :lol:
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
    team47b wrote:
    He who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane :D

    "Do not despise the snake for having no horns for who is to say it will not become a dragon"
    "Man who catch fly with chopstick, accomplish anything"
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • dmclite-3.0dmclite-3.0 Posts: 845
    Mumsnet, never have so many been so proud of so few....I was ther man, back then I was known as .....Candida McThrush. :P
    I don't mean to brag, I don't mean to boast, but I'm intercontinental when I eat French toast...
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,310
    Big hand for Seanoconn and congrats on your thousandth post

    Don't boost his ego YP, he is a tw4t just like me.

    My 1000th was uneventful. My 5000th will be uneventful. My 10,000th will be very spooky 'cos i'll probably be dead by then.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
    Big hand for Seanoconn and congrats on your thousandth post

    Don't boost his ego YP, he is a tw4t just like me.

    My 1000th was uneventful. My 5000th will be uneventful. My 10,000th will be very spooky 'cos i'll probably be dead by then.
    I knew you saw yourself in me :D (not literally Ballysmate!) I'm like a younger, more attractive, slightly less educated version of Pinarello........ Oh [email protected]! :(
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • Yellow PerilYellow Peril Posts: 4,466
    seanoconn wrote:
    Big hand for Seanoconn and congrats on your thousandth post

    Don't boost his ego YP, he is a tw4t just like me.

    My 1000th was uneventful. My 5000th will be uneventful. My 10,000th will be very spooky 'cos i'll probably be dead by then.
    I knew you saw yourself in me :D (not literally Ballysmate!) I'm like a younger, more attractive, slightly less educated version of Pinarello........ Oh [email protected]! :(

    I can't wait for the Hollywood film on Pinarello and Seanoconn provisionally entitled "C0ck and C0cker".

    Having been rumbled by Ballysmate I'm off back to my Water Margin to harvest my beansprouts, water chestnuts and prawn crackers.
    @JaunePeril

    Winner of the Bike Radar Pro Race Wiggins Hour Prediction Competition
  • YossieYossie Posts: 2,600
    Mumsnet, never have so many been so proud of so few....I was ther man, back then I was known as .....Candida McThrush. :P


    Ahhh, Mumsnet. I remember it well. It still makes me smile to this day.

    I'm off to drink more wine in honour of the few of us who dared to take on the rest. Yossina, you were a sage.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,310
    Yossie wrote:
    Mumsnet, never have so many been so proud of so few....I was ther man, back then I was known as .....Candida McThrush. :P


    Ahhh, Mumsnet. I remember it well. It still makes me smile to this day.

    I'm off to drink more wine in honour of the few of us who dared to take on the rest. Yossina, you were a sage.

    A rare appearance form the Yoss. I though that Bulgaria had so excited you, you had moved there 'cos it was cheap but you had no tinternet connection.

    YP - are you growing stuff by hydroponics ? - Good for you, it tastes shyte.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 60,957 Lives Here
    Small fry.
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,576
    10,000 approaching for me. Pressure is on to think of something profound (i.e. not like any of the previous 9,999). Alternatively I could possibly reflect how many hours of my life I've wasted on here and close my account before the milestone is reached!
  • Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 7,508
    Ssssh everybody - Pross is about to speak about the world, bikes and everything.....here he goes....silence please... :lol:
    The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns
    momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
    Lets hope he's not destroyed by the Vogons to make way for a hyperspatial express bypass before he gets to post 'The Post of Posts' :lol:
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,576
    Couldn't think of anything so it ended up being a fairly boring comment in pro race, entirely in keeping with all my other utterances.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
    A little disappointing if I'm honest :(
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 7,508
    Bit of a let down. Ballsymat has only a few to go to 1000, our hopes rest on him. :lol:
    The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns
    momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,140
    Expectations are high........

    Sorry did I say high, I meant low. What's lower than low? Rock bottom? Ground level perhaps
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 15,903
    Bit of a let down. Ballsymat has only a few to go to 1000, our hopes rest on him. :lol:

    F*ck me! I feel like Bruce Willis in Armageddon
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,310
    Ballysmate wrote:
    Bit of a let down. Ballsymat has only a few to go to 1000, our hopes rest on him. :lol:

    F*ck me! I feel like Bruce Willis in Armageddon

    Armageddon what? Fatter? Balder? Slower?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • YossieYossie Posts: 2,600
    Yossie wrote:
    Mumsnet, never have so many been so proud of so few....I was ther man, back then I was known as .....Candida McThrush. :P


    Ahhh, Mumsnet. I remember it well. It still makes me smile to this day.

    I'm off to drink more wine in honour of the few of us who dared to take on the rest. Yossina, you were a sage.

    A rare appearance form the Yoss. I though that Bulgaria had so excited you, you had moved there 'cos it was cheap but you had no tinternet connection.

    YP - are you growing stuff by hydroponics ? - Good for you, it tastes shyte.


    Evening

    Unfortunately (or it could be fortunately) I never made it to Bulgaria - TDV is there as we speak, I'm currently trying to teach a bunch of censored hats rifle drill.

    "No, you don't lick that bit" Or that bit. And definitely not that bit. And that shiney bit is sharp, so don't lick that either."

    How you doin' anyway? (said in a Joey Tribiani kinda way).
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