TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:29 pm

Congrats you rascal lady you!! What fun over all the years I have had posting with you and Louie of course. We will make it to see you get that third ring, that is a promise. But for now, celebrate and enjoy the congrats of all your friends....speaking of.....

*glomps on a Witchie* Oh joy oh joy, you made it in and I see started a new thread ta boot. :hug: SOOOOOOOO happy to see your name once again friend. *sigh*

And there is Voronwe the.....ever and always Faithful!! :hug:

Tooks, LK left ya great pizza and cake and I managed to drag in some booze for ya....party on....

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Vanaladiel » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:31 pm

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Witchwench » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:35 pm

Big hugs to you to rwhen! It is good to see all your faces still keeping things tidy around here. :) :hugs:

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:49 pm

Thanks, rwhen. And Vana. And witchy. And Voronwe. And LK. And Rose. :D

And everyone else. :D
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby RoseMorninStar » Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:04 pm

CONGRATULATIONS TOOKSEY! WOOT!!!

Here's some Chicago Deep dish pizza! Mangia!
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby heliona » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:55 am

Congratulations!!!

And see both how my brain has stopped working and how long I've been away by my last post about triple rings. :lol:

Those two rings and a Mariner's symbol look very neat, Tooks. Well done!! :clap: :clap: :happydance: :drink:
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby ToshoftheWuffingas » Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:06 am

Hi Tooks! Some of us may doze in the corner like Bilbo but never really leave. Well done for being one of the pillars of this international community. And for clocking up such an impressive contribution.
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:13 am

Tosh!!! Glad you stopped in. Don't just doze for so long next time!

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:hihi: to heliona. :D



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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:18 am

Rose that deep dish is calling my name.... *dives in with TOOKS*


super glues TOSH to the ground and adds some duct tape just to be sure he is secure

Guess I am happy to see you Tosh!!! :hug:
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The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby drieske » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:06 pm

That is awesome, TOOKS!

Cheers, to many more merry posts.

You are one tough cookie, to have made it this far. :o :D

* drags in a jar of crispy cookies *
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Ladykat » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:37 pm

Congrats Tooks! :D :D

Hope you like the pumpkin and spider cake! =:)

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:39 pm

The cake was especially beautiful. I hated to cut it, but rwhen insisted. :D
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:41 pm

I gotta say drieske....you were one of the first people that I had the pleasure to get to know here on TORC and we have stayed strong on and off these boards since that time. (almost twenty years!!!) Great memories with the Dutchie thread, RPing and SF...we will always have SF. :hug: AND I find it really hard to believe that having written all that I just did you only have around 6,500 posts....however did you do that????? I would have guessed that you were up at least over one ring level....my memory must be failing....

Scoot over and pass the applesauce...but you can add a rum and coke instead of the wine. :P See how bad it is? That is an entirely different thread. *sneaks off before she makes an even bigger fool of herself*
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The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

Yes Ayslhyn, I do still remember.

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:43 pm

Tookish_Traveler wrote:The cake was especially beautiful. I hated to cut it, but rwhen insisted. :D


Eh????? You Foggster!! That was Louie and you know it!!! :P :P
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The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

Yes Ayslhyn, I do still remember.

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Ninui » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:36 pm

Good going Tooks. 25,000 !! I'm right behind you :D
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby notlistening » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:11 am

I am guessing that at least 5,000 of those were about raccoons, 6,000 about spiders, 10,000 were involved in some sort of RP gaming thingy, 3,000 regarding the TVM and 2,000 were about Faramir's feetsy pyjamas!

May she reign to write 25,000 more!!!

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:01 am

Well, there were all the MoMEs. And the MoSTs. And the llama threads and county fair threads. The Aunties. The TVM. I guess it all added up. :D
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby basil » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:40 am

An Amazing Feet!

Well Done


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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:35 am

basillllly....you are ever the most unique man I ever have come to know!! I miss you. :hug: Glad you showed up.
Love is as big or as little as a hug!!

vison! Alex!Rowanberry!oldtoby!Cock Robin(CR)!Prim!Calma! I will never ever forget you.

I will always treasure and remember your appreciation. Thank you. -2007 WCA's
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The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

Yes Ayslhyn, I do still remember.

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:41 pm

basil, you are weird.

In a good way. :D

Don't be such a stranger.

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Postby RoseMorninStar » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:56 pm

basillly... that is TOEtally funny. :rofl:
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Quimrill_Renctar » Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:11 am

Totally missed the big event. Congrats! 25,000 is pretty slimming to the various flare and badges. Now you have to build it all back up again. :lol:

At the rate I’m going I’ll reach my first 10k in about 60 years or so! So wait up for me ^_^
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:03 am

No problem Quim. We can start planning the menu for your party. What's your favorite pizza?


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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:45 am

Um Quill? You joined how long ago???? And only 2K some odd posts? Whatcha been doin'? I have a feeling you didn't venture much into Talk or Tom's, amIright?
No worries, we will help you along.


basilly......such a FEAT for Tooks, wouldn't you agree???? :P :P :P
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Overwhelmed by your support and appreciation. Thank you. - 2008 WCA's

The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

Yes Ayslhyn, I do still remember.

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Quimrill_Renctar » Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:36 am

HAH! But every one of them is solid gold! :roll: No! Though seriously, I do not have the gift of gab! I love to write stories though, but yeah, as you can tell from my “most posted on thread” that most of my talk was about stories I was working on. Coincidentally, that was a pretty good story :P lots of fight scenes and slight romantic tension, flaws, wounds, angst. (Of course then an immortal elf ninja deity showed up..... *mutter mutter grumble*)

I have long scratched my head in wonder over you ringbearers. Quite the accomplishment!

Tooks, throw meat and red sauce at a pizza crust and I will be there! But lets enjoy your menu a bit longer. Like I said, if we wait for a reason to use mine, we shall all starve to death. :rofl:
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:08 am

*nudges Quill toward 2000*
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:55 am

Quill.....oddly enough I just checked the stats and found some interesting things. Vanadarlin' and I are the only triple ring posters but Scribbles is like 30 away from her third ring. I am going to have to fill up her mail box about that. Then there are only 9 double ring posters....and sadly two of them have sailed off to the West. Luthy is only a few hundred away from a triple ring...but she is not posting except on the rare occasion....and then comes TOOKS...our lady of the hour with over 25,000 posts now.

A little secret...when I first came to the boards, I was actually very timid. Seriously, I used to ask if it was okay for me to post on this or that thread like I needed permission or it would be rude to just jump right in. But so many people kept telling me that anyone can post on any thread at any time they want. I started in Welcome...and back before the movies, there were tons of people registering every single day to welcome to the boards. Then I ventured out....books, movies, Tom's, Talk, Music, Guilds.....and finally RP. I even posted in Manwe when I was really brave. Also back in that time (which you were around for...so I am surprised you didn't notice this) The boards moved very fast. I could make a post and five minutes later three or four people had already posted to the same thread....leaving it open to make another post....it is the height of bad form to post to yourself doncha know.....

So, very fast the posts added up....making sometimes over 100 posts a day. Now these were not all RP posts or thought provoking commentary....but more like in Tom's or Talk. I was on the boards every day back then and 700 posts a week or 2,800 a month was about what happened and looking at Vanadarlin's posts, I think she did the same. Now, the pace is ever so much slower....I come once or twice a day, mostly when I am not working and there are only about ten threads to post to...maybe a few more, at that rate...I won't make 4 rings (7,000) post before I sail into the West. But it is all good....there was too much urgency...a frenetic pace, and for the mad poster that I was, it worked for me....and others it seems.

I love the easy going feel of the boards now. I would LOVE to see some of the old posters come back again....what a diverse board this is. It has been a delight getting to know people from EU, NZ, Ozzies, South America, India, Canada, Asia...all over the US and what a blessing that is. My life was pretty small before then.

SORRY.....lot's of words...but much to say. I hope that makes sense and really to encourage you to post at any thread you like...as often as you can. I don't expect that anyone should give as much of their lives to TORC as we did back in the m00bie days....but there is still room for all. No judgments. :D
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The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

Yes Ayslhyn, I do still remember.

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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby Cute_and_CuddlyRaccoons » Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:14 am

Did I miss it?


Is there any pizza left?



*rummages through the 'fridge'*
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Postby RoseMorninStar » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:03 pm

Cute_and_CuddlyRaccoons wrote:Did I miss it?


Is there any pizza left?

There's ALWAYS something left for a cute & cuddly raccoon!!
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Re: TOOKS did it!!! 25,000!!! Celebration Thread!!

Postby rwhen » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:54 am

Louie!!!! What took ya so long??? *makes sure keys and money are safely tucked away*
Love is as big or as little as a hug!!

vison! Alex!Rowanberry!oldtoby!Cock Robin(CR)!Prim!Calma! I will never ever forget you.

I will always treasure and remember your appreciation. Thank you. -2007 WCA's
Overwhelmed by your support and appreciation. Thank you. - 2008 WCA's

The Expected Party!! is now on the road to Gondor to celebrate. Join us.

And getting into trouble with Rally The Eldar.

Yes Ayslhyn, I do still remember.

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