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Post by AdmiralKanos » 2007-11-05 02:24pm

As the thread title says, folks. If you think there are some threads which are particularly noteworthy, going right back to the origin of the board 5 years ago, then nominate them here.
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Post by Edi » 2007-11-05 03:08pm

Baghdad Tiger. If there's no other thread worthy of it, that one is.

The Pope John Paul death threads might also qualify.
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Post by The Grim Squeaker » 2007-11-05 03:33pm

Could you define "Famous" (As in good, interesting, well known, notorious...)?
The Darkstar threads are certainly very IN-Famous, for example, as would some of the more amusing Parting shots threads (Ah, Jake and his gospel)...

The Great Mess Prank of 2k7 definitely needs to be here, along with 1-2 of the threads that foreshadowed it (The "general Pace hates homosexuals" one mayhap?).
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Post by Darth Wong » 2007-11-05 04:43pm

"Famous" would simply mean any thread you either want to reference in future debates or which we think is just so funny or cool that we want to make sure it's always prominent and easily located.
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Post by fgalkin » 2007-11-05 05:40pm

Darth Wong wrote:"Famous" would simply mean any thread you either want to reference in future debates or which we think is just so funny or cool that we want to make sure it's always prominent and easily located.
Are those to be limited to N&P, or are threads from all forums eligible?

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Post by Darth Servo » 2007-11-05 05:45pm

A quick, easy reference material would be the Encyclopedia Moronica.

Under the funny category, I nominate Real soldier's don't have god-mode
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Post by CaptainChewbacca » 2007-11-05 06:38pm

It was before my time, but was there an original, single thread devoted to the unfolding attack on 9/11 as it happened? That would certainly be worth examining.
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Post by Einhander Sn0m4n » 2007-11-05 06:48pm

CaptainChewbacca wrote:It was before my time, but was there an original, single thread devoted to the unfolding attack on 9/11 as it happened? That would certainly be worth examining.
Katrina thread, too.

Oh wait, the forum was founded in 2k2. 9/11 was 2k1.

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Post by CaptainChewbacca » 2007-11-05 06:55pm

Einhander Sn0m4n wrote:
CaptainChewbacca wrote:It was before my time, but was there an original, single thread devoted to the unfolding attack on 9/11 as it happened? That would certainly be worth examining.
Katrina thread, too.

Oh wait, the forum was founded in 2k2. 9/11 was 2k1.
My mistake. The Madrid bombings thread also might be worth preserving.
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Post by Shinova » 2007-11-05 07:02pm

For funny, nonsensical threads, Hamel's penis and bread one, but I think there was a far crazier thread somewhere.
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Post by Luke Starkiller » 2007-11-06 07:33am

Shinova wrote:For funny, nonsensical threads, Hamel's penis and bread one, but I think there was a far crazier thread somewhere.
The one where he cut himself with a piece of toast or the one where the cat got his balls?
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Post by Ace Pace » 2007-11-06 08:35am

From the Stardestroyer.net chronicle.


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A newbie (Dave) poses an interesting question about the usefulness of space mines. The general consensus is that they are pretty much useless as a defensive weapon in most cases, given the vastness of space.
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Post by Natorgator » 2007-11-06 12:01pm

I have no idea how I'd find them, but those long 10 page threads of health care debates with tharkun were always quite informative.

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Post by Ace Pace » 2007-11-06 12:04pm

Natorgator wrote:I have no idea how I'd find them, but those long 10 page threads of health care debates with tharkun were always quite informative.
Health Care systems Pint0 Xtreme (Fri Apr 01, 2005 1:29 pm)

A thread by Pint0 Xtreme about health care. One of the more amusing parts of it is where acording to Tharkun, Viagra commercials help save lives.
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Post by Luke Starkiller » 2007-11-06 01:13pm

Shinova wrote:For funny, nonsensical threads, Hamel's penis and bread one, but I think there was a far crazier thread somewhere.
Found it: I just cut my penis on a slice of stale bread. Pure comedy gold.
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Post by bilateralrope » 2007-11-06 05:22pm

Luke Starkiller wrote:
Shinova wrote:For funny, nonsensical threads, Hamel's penis and bread one, but I think there was a far crazier thread somewhere.
The one where he cut himself with a piece of toast or the one where the cat got his balls?
Why not both ?

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Post by Knife » 2007-11-07 02:37am

I'd nominate the SDnet goes to Middle Earth thread. Fun, light, imaginative in a geeky way, with some gold in it.
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Post by Superman » 2007-11-24 08:28pm

Might I nominate the infamous Pink Foam thread?

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Post by Knife » 2007-11-24 10:39pm

Superman wrote:Might I nominate the infamous Pink Foam thread?
Isn't that a bit egotistical.
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Post by Phantasee » 2007-11-24 10:43pm

Knife wrote:
Superman wrote:Might I nominate the infamous Pink Foam thread?
Isn't that a bit egotistical.
Then I'll second his nomination, or make it for him? :wink:
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Post by NomAnor15 » 2007-11-24 11:22pm

I know I haven't been around very long, but if it's not too forward I'd like to nominate the "Godzilla versus his weight in chimps" thread, and/or the "Bowser vs Saruman" thread (in the funny category, of course).
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Post by Alex Moon » 2007-11-25 12:46am

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Post by The Yosemite Bear » 2007-11-25 06:30am

Alex Moon wrote:Mary Poppins vs Trinity.
then we would have to move it from it's current shrine


that Catwar, and far too personal questions for Kelly live on elsewhere in the net, locked and stickied.
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Post by Einhander Sn0m4n » 2007-11-25 07:25pm

Any of the Patkelly threads...
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Post by Qwerty 42 » 2008-03-27 09:09pm

Knife wrote:I'd nominate the SDnet goes to Middle Earth thread. Fun, light, imaginative in a geeky way, with some gold in it.
This. Something about it just screamed to me what makes this forum so wonderful: an aura of deathly seriousness about being transported to middle earth with nuclear weapons.

I don't remember who it was, but a couple of people in the thread nominated it to be "the greatest thread of all time."
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