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Posts from September 2009

"What can some people do that other people can't do? What can some see that others can't?"

"I'm the filmmaker.... Thanks to everyone for taking the time to watch the film. To answer a couple of points..."

"I am the first author of the Salmon poster. If anyone has any questions they would like answered..."

"I was on the first TIGHAR (International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery) expedition to Nikumaroro in 1989."

"I had to actually register, just to comment on this item. Why? Because I got to do the conservation work on that [Brontë] manuscript."

An update on how TeamMeFi is doing over at

"Inside UFO 54-40 is notable for being the only Choose Your Own Adventure book to possess a plotline that cannot be reached by making a choice."

A long mostly happy update to a long difficult AskMe thread.

"I ended my search at 1980 by which time "underwater basketweaving" was definitely a staple in conversation US English. "

De-mining with Aki Ra.

"I used to run an Adventure Helpline for a major UK computer games magazine in the early-mid-80s. It was a completely ramshackle organisation..."

"I'll let you all in on the biggest secret of them all about bad handwriting of doctors..."

John Siracusa signs up to respond to the post about his Snow Leopard review.

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