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Old May 13, 2011, 09:30 PM   #26
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Mal and Mike further clarified my statement, Eagle Eye. Not a rule violaiton. Just best for us to clean it up on the admin side to satisfy our OCD...
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Old May 14, 2011, 06:55 AM   #27
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Thanks Shane.

And I like your quote about got. My old HS English teacher would shout out, "Gotten?" every time he heard or read that word. I never forgot and cringe when I see or hear it. Similarly, "A preposition is a bad thing to end a sentence with!"

Off the subject, I know, but could not resist.
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Old May 14, 2011, 11:20 AM   #28
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Since Eagle Eye brought it up... I admit, Shane, I've been bemused by your signature line.

If "got" were deleted from the English language, what would poor little "get" do for a past tense?
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Old May 14, 2011, 01:05 PM   #29
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I getted it yesterday.
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Old May 14, 2011, 04:04 PM   #30
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You guys have gotten to be kidding!

What's wrong with the word "got" when used properly?
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Old May 14, 2011, 04:41 PM   #31
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It must have GOTTEN to be time to shut this thread DOWN. It did not GETTED any better. I have GOT to think there are more productive threads. GETTEN it?
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