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Author: Goofyhoofy Big funky green star, 20000 posts Top Favorite Fools Top Recommended Fools Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 4290  
Subject: My nomination isn't Goofy, either Date: 11/12/2004 1:02 PM
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Thank you for the opportunity, but I have declined, for reasons beyond your understanding.
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21594635

First of all, I am never condescending, even to stupid people like you. Second of all, there is no second of all, I just don't want to go through the angst of losing a third time. You don't know about the "Three Strikes" law? Three losses and you have to put a TMF in front of your name!

However I am happy to make a nomination of my own. It is for Loren Cobb, who has demonstrated a few of the attributes that all good Feste nomination-persons should have.

First, he can articulate an artful argument, artie:

On Political Asylum, he posts an encounter from a combat engineer which gives a positive view of things, even though he is opposed to the war:
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21491760

and follows up respectfully:
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21492504
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21492689

On the Atheists board he opines that Ronald Reagan had "the right stuff", even if that was mostly "luck":
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20864050

He explains (on the Military Fools Board) the vagaries of Polling and Statistical Sampling, using lots of big words that I don't understand, including "vagaries", probably.
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21359949

And he takes on a critic and gives further links to posts he has made on other topics here:

http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21010940

Latin America: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21009243
US Military: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=21006463
United Nations: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20956377
Internationalism: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20956012
Fundamentalism: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20942738
Christian mythology: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20934498
Liberal failings: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20932649
Hatred of America: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20926265
Corruption: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20905975
Modern socialism: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20892175
Income disparity: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20892113
Biblical torture: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20890396
Pacifism: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20889985
Ronald Reagan: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20864050
Liberalism: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20775480
Military Intelligence: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20774123
Creationism: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20715317
Universal Health Care: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20666451
Iraq Strategies: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20662803
The Radical Left: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20648496
Science & Christianity: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=20601878

If that isn't enough, he claims he inhabits "the ozone layer", which should put him in good company at Fool headquarters, what with all the hot air and all.

He visits boards that no one in their right mind would bother with, like "Math" and "Mishedlo" and "Improve The Fool", so clearly he has enough time on his hands to handle the momentous responsibilities of campaigning and of serving, should he win.

Should he win? For all I know he's a gross slob who pees in a Pepsi bottle under the desk while he's writing, but that wouldn't be so different. I got nominated once, didn't I?

Anyway, that's my nomination for Feste Award: Loren Cobb,
spelled backwards it's: bboc nerol,
and spelled sideways it's, uh, £ø®Σñ ÇΩßß
 
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