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Alan Downey

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I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« on: January 25, 2016, 02:36:01 AM »
A friend of mine from school surprised me with this shirt yesterday. I never used to make very many puns, but being around you guys has clearly rubbed off on me. Apparently puns are an unavoidable part (curse) of hanging around me now. I'm not sure if that makes the WW&F a bad influence or not, but I think I'm proud of this one! My apologies to the innocent bystanders...


Ira Schreiber

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2016, 02:51:44 AM »
The National Pun Contest had no winner.
There were ten finalists but no winner, in fact no pun in ten did.

Wayne Laepple

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2016, 03:16:04 AM »
Alan, have you met John Stone yet? He is an avid punster, intended and otherwise.

Greg Klein

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2016, 03:54:29 AM »
I have a friend who is a vet and likes to annoy me with stupid bird puns.  I soon realized that toucan play at that game.

Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2016, 09:05:11 AM »
Fred told me that he wants to cross a carrier pigeon with a woodpecker.  The bird not only carries messages but will knock on the door when it arrives.

John Kokas

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2016, 11:40:33 AM »
If hanging around the WW&F "Punsters" is a bad influence, then we wear that badge with honor............

Bernie Perch

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2016, 11:59:10 AM »
Alan,

So that is how you now get your kix.

Bernie

Ira Schreiber

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2016, 07:39:53 PM »
Bird puns are usually very fowl.

John Stone

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2016, 09:32:37 PM »
Very true, Ira. If a group of crows are involved, would that pun be considered a murder, most fowl?

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2016, 09:45:23 PM »
I don't know, they would just have to wing it.

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2016, 10:00:54 PM »
This conversation is getting flighty.

Ed Lecuyer

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2016, 10:10:18 PM »
Alright you bird brains.

If this discussion continues to carrion, I may have to pigeonhole it into Whimsical Weirdness and Foolery.

...wait...

Uh, since it's already there I may just cage it.

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Larry
(Who may just have to Celtics to a pun-off competition.)
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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2016, 10:26:14 PM »
Pigeonholed indeed!  We're mostly cliff-dwelling raptors, not those low level and flighty ones.

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #13 on: January 25, 2016, 11:31:53 PM »
This is a tough flock of competitors! I may be at a disadvantage as the recent cold weather has resulted in me developing cracks in my joke drive. Doctors say I may need a pun liner.

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Re: I'm not sure whether to be proud or ashamed...
« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2016, 11:50:14 PM »
If youz guyz keep this up Ed will send us to the punitentiary.

BTW, the discussion about birds reminded me that I saw a bird bath in an antique shop last week.  The tag read: "FOR SALE - Cheep"