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Walleye001  
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12/19/2010 07:42PM
 
Okay, I'm going to ask. How to you get more tree beside your name on your posts? I have been using this site for several years? Just curious. Thanks


Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs build the ark, professional build the Titanic.
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bojibob  
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12/19/2010 07:53PM
 
It is based on the number of posts you make. You can see your number of posts by mousing over your first tree. Participation makes tree grow.


"One inch on the map ~ is not one inch on the ground"
bapabear  
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12/19/2010 08:54PM
 
Normally people do not take advantage of threads just to build their forest. :)


Looks like cremation is my last hope for a hot, smoking body.
kanoes  
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12/19/2010 08:57PM
 
quote bapabear: "Normally people do not take advantage of threads just to build their forest. :)"
true


bigfoot is blurry...
Jackfish  
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12/19/2010 09:00PM
 
I would agree.


It's only a spot on the map... until you go there.
mr.barley  
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12/19/2010 09:08PM
 
What those guys said.


Of all the things I've lost in my life I think I miss my mind the most
bruceye  
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12/19/2010 09:09PM
 
Uh-huh


Bruceye
KevinL  
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12/19/2010 09:22PM
 
Yep


KevinL
kanoes  
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12/19/2010 09:24PM
 
fishguts would agree also. :)


bigfoot is blurry...
dring  
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12/19/2010 09:24PM
 
True that


Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
PineKnot  
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12/19/2010 09:32PM
 
A true opportunity, not an advantage...


Do what you can, with what you have, where you are -- Teddy Roosevelt
campnscrap  
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12/19/2010 09:33PM
 
sure :)


THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. - Hunter S. Thompson
Savage Voyageur  
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12/19/2010 09:33PM
 
Did someone say tree building???


"So many lakes, so little time."
gbusk  
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12/19/2010 09:33PM
 
Huh?
n8ville  
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12/19/2010 09:35PM
 
I don't take advantage of these opportunities enough..


"Anything worth doing, is worth doing right" -Hunter S. Thompson
airmorse  
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12/19/2010 09:42PM
 
Did someone say trees?


To the world you are just another person, but to your dog you are the world.
tobiedog  
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12/19/2010 11:16PM
 
me neither
butthead  
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12/19/2010 11:20PM
 
I have trouble seeing the trees, for the forest!


butthead

PS; No such thing as a "Silly Question".
bh


"Decades, tempered by tedium and existential dread" quote from William Brumfield
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:49PM
 
quote bapabear: "Normally people do not take advantage of threads just to build their forest. :)"


yeah. forest building is encouraged in the RL, but planting here seems to be a no-no.


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:50PM
 
quote kanoes: "quote bapabear: "Normally people do not take advantage of threads just to build their forest. :)"
true"



of course, we all know Jan does it!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:50PM
 
quote kanoes: "fishguts would agree also. :)"


hahaha


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:50PM
 
quote Savage Voyageur: "Did someone say tree building???"


You've got your five! that's great!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:51PM
 
quote PineKnot: "A true opportunity, not an advantage..."


No, its a response instead of a reaction!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:51PM
 
quote campnscrap: "sure :)"


Hey Campnscrap, where ya been lately?

And how's the little one?


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/19/2010 11:51PM
 
quote butthead: "I have trouble seeing the trees, for the forest!



butthead


PS; No such thing as a "Silly Question".
bh"



Me too!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
BWPaddler  
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12/20/2010 01:01AM
 
and then I found five dollars...


Wherever there is a channel for water, there is a road for the canoe. -Thoreau
Rich11  
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12/20/2010 02:02AM
 
agreeing with every body else!
gsfisher13  
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12/20/2010 02:49AM
 
how many more times would i have to reply to this thread to get 4 trees?

canoe212  
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12/20/2010 03:33AM
 
quote gsfisher13: "how many more times would i have to reply to this thread to get 4 trees?"


452. I think.


If you can earn it, why did He die?
Mort  
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12/20/2010 06:42AM
 
Yup.
Winemaker  
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12/20/2010 06:55AM
 

I do not agree. Pithy statements and worthwhile convertsation are clearly evident in all cases.



hummm?


"Opening a bottle of wine in a canoe is a desirable, but irrational act."
boonie  
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12/20/2010 07:19AM
 
They look like Christmas trees, so ...Merry Christmas! to all the tree lovers and all the others, too. :). Remember, trees are magical.
canoller  
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12/20/2010 08:18AM
 
we should be able to decorate our trees for christmas
Amok  
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12/20/2010 08:34AM
 
quote Winemaker: "
I do not agree. Pithy statements and worthwhile convertsation are clearly evident in all cases.




hummm?"



Yes. NO BLOVIATING!!!!!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
solotrek  
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12/20/2010 08:37AM
 

10-4! I agree!


"It is in solitude, in quiet communication with nature that we reach most deeply into truth." Sam Campbell
Rich Mahogony  
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12/20/2010 09:45AM
 
You guys are shameless.
Rich Mahogony  
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12/20/2010 09:46AM
 
Completely shameless. :)
rogerson  
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12/20/2010 11:02AM
 
sorry, I was running a little behind. What's going on now?


"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." Hunter S Thompson
jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 11:08AM
 
I did not actually notice those trees before. So the more I


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jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 11:09AM
 
post, the more trees I get??


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jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 11:09AM
 
Cool beans!


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jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 11:11AM
 
And now I am called a "senior" member...is that an AARP thing or what?
I may be aged, but I'm not old, am I?


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Amok  
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12/20/2010 11:54AM
 
quote jcavenagh: "And now I am called a "senior" member...is that an AARP thing or what?
I may be aged, but I'm not old, am I?"



idk. aarp is gettin' desperate if you ask me.


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
talusman  
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Photo Journal
12/20/2010 01:05PM
 
I refuse to take part in this.


He's a rolling stone, and it's bred in the bone; He's a man who won't fit in.
Walleye001  
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Photo Journal
12/20/2010 01:21PM
 
Wow, thanks for the reply's. I never imagined there would be so much traffic. Enjoy your day everyone. Remember that there is wild in all of us, but only a few seek the wilderness.


Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs build the ark, professional build the Titanic.
AndySG  
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12/20/2010 02:06PM
 
Momma always said I should say thank you when someone is nice to me.


So my trees come from saying thank you 1,000+ times.


"I rather paddle in ignorant bliss than be arrogantly informed." ~ Kenneth Martenson
izzy  
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12/20/2010 02:06PM
 
Save a tree - don't post !
jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 02:10PM
 
I, like talusman, refuse to take part in any such shenanigans!
AMOK - Off this thread topic, but I talked with my friend and she has had not a speck of the bad stuff for a whole 7 years.
Go Bears!


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jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 02:12PM
 
I do have an actual question: Where do we find the definitions of the various member types and those icons?


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Amok  
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12/20/2010 02:20PM
 
GREAT!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Amok  
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12/20/2010 03:38PM
 
quote jcavenagh: "I, like talusman, refuse to take part in any such shenanigans!
AMOK - Off this thread topic, but I talked with my friend and she has had not a speck of the bad stuff for a whole 7 years.
Go Bears!"



haha. right. GO VIKES! Shiancoe's got a bee up his bonnet, the rookie gets the start, it's SNOWING awesomely up here. let's GO GO GO can't wait... wonderin' if i can score my buddies tix he's not gonna be usin' ..... hahahhahaaa


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Merganser  
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12/20/2010 04:17PM
 
quote jcavenagh: "I do have an actual question: Where do we find the definitions of the various member types and those icons?"


Just hover over an icon and a little tool-tip should pop up with the definition.


"That sort of thing is my bag baby."
jcavenagh  
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12/20/2010 04:59PM
 
OK...I get what a current donor is, but what is a senior member or a distinguished member? Is there somewhere on the site that gives the definitions? It's not a big deal, I'm just curious.


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Amok  
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12/20/2010 05:37PM
 
you're a seniooooor member, mebbe it means you're old? hahahaa us 'distinguished' members are more vocal. ( more posts, haha) not sure what the post requirement is for either one.


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
jcavenagh  
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12/24/2010 09:27PM
 
Well, I guess they looked at my photo and saw my beautiful gray hair so now I am a distinguished member!! That gray is so distinguished, don't you think?


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Koda  
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12/24/2010 11:09PM
 
quote jcavenagh: "Well, I guess they looked at my photo and saw my beautiful gray hair so now I am a distinguished member!! That gray is so distinguished, don't you think?"


What hair? :-)
Jeriatric  
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12/25/2010 12:54AM
 
The subject line indicated a silly question but I could not find where kanoes asked any questions.


The business of life is the acquisition of memories. In the end that's all there is. ___Mr Carson (Downton Abby)
Amok  
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12/25/2010 01:49AM
 
quote Koda: "quote jcavenagh: "Well, I guess they looked at my photo and saw my beautiful gray hair so now I am a distinguished member!! That gray is so distinguished, don't you think?"



What hair? :-)"



hair? I'm with Koda. what hair? All mine fell out a while back ...


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jcavenagh  
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12/25/2010 12:51PM
 
well, up close and personal you can see that actual hairs reside on top of my head, i think...:)


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Amok  
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12/25/2010 12:59PM
 
yes! You've got hair! And don't worry about me, it'll grow back!


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
Exo  
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12/25/2010 01:02PM
 
Trees!!
jcavenagh  
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12/26/2010 04:19PM
 
Amok -We expect to see your thick and flowing mane this time next year... Go fer it!


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billsta  
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12/26/2010 04:23PM
 
By the time I reached the bottom, I forgot what the topic was...
Canoearoo  
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12/26/2010 05:16PM
 
I think we should get trees for how long we have been here


Life jackets float, you don't!
jcavenagh  
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12/26/2010 07:02PM
 
"But those trees! Those trees!
Those Truffula Trees!
All my life I'd been searching
for trees such as these."
THE ONCLER



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Amok  
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12/26/2010 07:46PM
 
quote jcavenagh: "Amok -We expect to see your thick and flowing mane this time next year... Go fer it!"


oh, it just may be 'thick and flowing' haha. i don't plan on cutting it for at least a year. My wife thinks i'm nuts, but the way I look at it, i may as well see what I look like without hair, and than WITH LOTS Of hair. hahahah


Trust, but verify. The Lord will provide !!!!
bmac78  
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12/28/2010 09:14AM
 
just checking


Are those Whitecaps ?
inthewoods  
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12/28/2010 09:44AM
 
well sure they wouldnt


"ya like thats going to work"my wife
KevinL  
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12/28/2010 09:57AM
 
quote BWPaddler: "and then I found five dollars..."


Spend it yet?


KevinL
Jeriatric  
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12/28/2010 10:07AM
 
quote bapabear: "Normally people do not take advantage of threads just to build their forest. :)"
.....but there are few normal people here.


The business of life is the acquisition of memories. In the end that's all there is. ___Mr Carson (Downton Abby)
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