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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #75 on: August 15, 2021, 12:41:01 am »
Pretty sure I win  8)

It's a fair attempt, but calling yourself "the last one" isn't enough to make you the last one.  It was never going to be that easy.

You need dedication.  Commitment.  You need to spend every waking hour refreshing this thread, watching and waiting, dangling the prospect of victory before your opponents, only to snatch it away when they drop their guard, thereby gradually whittling away at their resolve.

And you need to hold onto hope when your own victories are inexorably crushed, again and again.

No, this thread isn't going to be won by word games and cheap tricks.  It can be won only by blood.

Sounds like someone is salty they didn't think of it first

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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #76 on: August 15, 2021, 04:59:00 pm »
Pretty sure I win  8)

It's a fair attempt, but calling yourself "the last one" isn't enough to make you the last one.  It was never going to be that easy.

You need dedication.  Commitment.  You need to spend every waking hour refreshing this thread, watching and waiting, dangling the prospect of victory before your opponents, only to snatch it away when they drop their guard, thereby gradually whittling away at their resolve.

And you need to hold onto hope when your own victories are inexorably crushed, again and again.

No, this thread isn't going to be won by word games and cheap tricks.  It can be won only by blood.

Sounds like someone is salty they didn't think of it first

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Calling yourself "The Last One" fails for three reasons.

The first reason is grammatical.  The thread title is "Last one to post in thread wins", not "The last one posting in this thread wins".  Infer a couple commas, tweak the capitalization, and you might read that as "The Last One, posting in this thread, wins", in which case the selected username could have some merit.  But we don't have any reason to say that "The Last One" as a forum user refers to the same entity as the "last one to post in thread"...especially when "The Last One" currently isn't the last one to post.  They do have a valid standing as the last one to register for this forum...for now, anyway.

A better choice of username would have been "Last one to post in thread".  Such a user would appear to win, simply by virtue of existing, whether they posted or not...but that brings us to the second reason:  Intent.

In a court of law, if Douglas Defendant sues Alice Plaintiff, we understand that, for legal purposes, Defendant is the plaintiff, and Plaintiff is the defendant.  In the court, the intent of the law would supersede the apparent letter of the law.  Any rights reserved to the defendant would clearly apply to A. Plaintiff, not D. Defendant.  The proximate intent of this thread is clearly that the last person posting here should win, not that it be concluded by semantic arguments.

The third reason is trivially obvious.
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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #77 on: August 17, 2021, 01:35:09 am »

i always thought this meme didn't get the recognition it deserves
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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #78 on: August 17, 2021, 04:16:30 pm »
This is obviously for Cram.

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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #79 on: August 18, 2021, 01:03:43 am »
I will file this in the goat image archive!



BTW I'm at the hospital with the wife now... baby's on the way! we've been here for about 30 hours, but we're getting close to showtime.


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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #80 on: August 18, 2021, 03:10:49 am »
i promise to not post in this thread anymore if cram posts new formed babby picture.
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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #81 on: August 18, 2021, 04:29:56 am »
I will file this in the goat image archive!



BTW I'm at the hospital with the wife now... baby's on the way! we've been here for about 30 hours, but we're getting close to showtime.

Congratulations, Cram!

You never get to sleep again!
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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #82 on: August 18, 2021, 07:56:01 pm »
BABBY!

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« Reply #83 on: August 27, 2021, 05:16:27 pm »
i hope everything is ok with the babby
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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #84 on: August 31, 2021, 08:01:14 pm »
Cram posted some pics on FB, happy and healthy and I'm sure keeping both parents up all night.

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« Reply #85 on: August 31, 2021, 08:08:53 pm »
Cram posted some pics on FB, happy and healthy and I'm sure keeping both parents up all night.

Oh that's good.
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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #86 on: September 18, 2021, 03:42:04 pm »
So...what do I win?

I hope it's pie.

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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #87 on: September 18, 2021, 10:18:56 pm »
So...what do I win?

I hope it's pie.

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Its not pie

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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #88 on: September 19, 2021, 01:51:13 am »
Desine fata deum flecti sperare precando.

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Re: Last one to post in thread wins
« Reply #89 on: September 19, 2021, 07:15:27 am »
So...what do I win?

I hope it's pie.

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Its not pie

Why not?

Yeah, what do the prize givers have against pie?

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