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  • Martin Lewis
    ... Really? Martin _______________________________________________ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 5, 2008
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      On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Horn, John <JHORN@...> wrote:

      > Gary Gygax has died...

      Really?

      Martin
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    • Lance A. Brown
      ... Realy. http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/03/04/obit.gygax.ap/index.html It seems somehow peculiarly fitting CNN placed his article in the Technology section.
      Message 2 of 6 , Mar 5, 2008
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        Martin Lewis wrote:
        > On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Horn, John <JHORN@...> wrote:
        >
        >> Gary Gygax has died...
        >
        > Really?

        Realy.

        http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/03/04/obit.gygax.ap/index.html

        It seems somehow peculiarly fitting CNN placed his article in the
        Technology section.

        Gary, Rest In Peace Maru

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      • Charlie Bell
        ... Martin was using what is known on his side of The Pond as sarcasm ... The previous 20 posts contained 4 with the subject line Gary Gygax ... Charlie. GCU
        Message 3 of 6 , Mar 5, 2008
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          On 06/03/2008, at 7:34 AM, Lance A. Brown wrote:

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          >
          > Martin Lewis wrote:
          >> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Horn, John <JHORN@...>
          >> wrote:
          >>
          >>> Gary Gygax has died...
          >>
          >> Really?
          >
          > Realy.

          Martin was using what is known on his side of The Pond as 'sarcasm'...
          The previous 20 posts contained 4 with the subject line "Gary Gygax"...

          Charlie.
          GCU Known As Sarcasm Down Under Too
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        • William T Goodall
          ... I think this illustrates the pitfalls of using sarcasm on a mailing list without a smiley :-) Words are not enough Maru. -- William T Goodall Mail :
          Message 4 of 6 , Mar 5, 2008
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            On 5 Mar 2008, at 22:04, Charlie Bell wrote:

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            > On 06/03/2008, at 7:34 AM, Lance A. Brown wrote:
            >
            >>
            >>
            >> Martin Lewis wrote:
            >>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Horn, John <JHORN@...>
            >>> wrote:
            >>>
            >>>> Gary Gygax has died...
            >>>
            >>> Really?
            >>
            >> Realy.
            >
            > Martin was using what is known on his side of The Pond as 'sarcasm'...
            > The previous 20 posts contained 4 with the subject line "Gary
            > Gygax"...

            I think this illustrates the pitfalls of using sarcasm on a mailing
            list without a smiley :-)

            Words are not enough Maru.

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          • Warren Ockrassa
            ... Seems he biffed his saving throw. [Odd aside: The person who first told me this is my Tai Chi instructor. The very last person ever whom I d imagine would
            Message 5 of 6 , Mar 9, 2008
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              On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Horn, John <JHORN@...> wrote:

              > Gary Gygax has died...


              Seems he biffed his saving throw.

              [Odd aside: The person who first told me this is my Tai Chi
              instructor. The very last person ever whom I'd imagine would be aware
              of anything D&D or fantasy game related. Go fig.]


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