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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:54 pm 
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Maverick. :kiss:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:38 pm 
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Another mug of tea raised in honor of the Professor!
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:36 am 
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Apple cider here.

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“Vimes had once discussed the Ephebian idea of ‘democracy’ with Carrot, and had been rather interested in the idea that everyone had a vote until he found out that while he, Vimes, would have a vote, there was no way in the rules that anyone could prevent Nobby Nobbs from having one as well. Vimes could see the flaw there straight away.”

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:16 am 
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Chai here! :)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:25 am 
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Moroccan mint green tea here. :cheers:

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:58 am 
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:cheers: Reggae Red Wine (fairly local winery)! And a Smaug cake that is vison's recipe!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 2:08 pm 
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Happy 125th birthday! To the professor! :cheers:

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 2:11 pm 
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Wow.

Happy Birthday, Professor. :cheers: with my morning cup of coffee.

(I just realized, I am a Professor too. :D :D :D)

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 6:27 pm 
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Yes, you are! :D

Happy 125th birthday to Professor Tolkien! :cheers:

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:27 pm 
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Happy Birthday, Professor Tolkien!

And cheers to Professor Inanna, too. :)

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