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can we please

  1. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    have a conversation other than self-promotion?  if only for my own sanity.

    (this from the girl who got a dog so that she wouldn't look so crazy for talking to herself.)

  2. spuds profile image61
    spudsposted 10 years ago

    I agree. So Maddie, what would you like to talk about?

  3. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    is that your sim?  or some such game-y thing of which i am sadly lacking knowledge?

  4. spuds profile image61
    spudsposted 10 years ago

    I have to confess I didn't create this avatar. I do have an avatar in Second Life which I could use but it might scare people!

  5. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    i make better faces, i guarantee it.  my face is double jointed.

    1. spuds profile image61
      spudsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe you could make a hub about your double jointed face. smile

  6. darkside profile image83
    darksideposted 10 years ago

    So Maddie, a current Hubscore of 93 as a Hub Author!

    I think I'll have a browse through your hubs and try and find the secret to your success.

    So far I haven't made it to 90.

  7. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    Just wait until I bust out the double jointed faces...

    http://photos-111.ak.facebook.com/ip002/v65/102/23/505470999/n505470999_21111_5682.jpg

    I'll scare everyone away... I'll be the lowest rated hubber around in no time.

    1. TommyGuy profile image53
      TommyGuyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hahaha! Sweeet!!!

    2. darkside profile image83
      darksideposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You went up two hub points.

      Everything you touch (or contort) turns to gold.

    3. BobChessOpenings profile image51
      BobChessOpeningsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Now THAT is cool!

  8. spuds profile image61
    spudsposted 10 years ago

    Very cool Maddie

  9. hedgeek profile image59
    hedgeekposted 10 years ago

    I totally agree that

    1) there's way too much self promotion in the forums.  People who start arguments and have a link to one of thier hubs in every response are a bit over the top. Not point'n fingers or anything.

    2) Spuds avatar is a little creepy. I'm not completely sure what gender it is but I am strangely attracted to it smile

    3) Maddie is the life of the party and has a rubber face.

    I have a metal face and can only make one expression, but i think it's pleasant.

    1. spuds profile image61
      spudsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      LOL...Is it the real me! In answer to the Gender question, MALE.

  10. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    Ah, gender is fluid anyway...

    *Braces herself for conservative backlash...*

  11. spacebull profile image59
    spacebullposted 10 years ago

    Gender's not fluid and I'm certainly not conservative smile

  12. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    Something I learned in Texas: "You can take the girl outta Berkeley, but you can't take the Berkeley out of the girl..."

    Now that I'm back in Berkeley, beware.

  13. Lincoln Armstrong profile image59
    Lincoln Armstrongposted 10 years ago

    *ahem* 

    *cough*

    (quietly deletes response with 972,328 hub links) 

    (slowly walks away whistling) 

    tongue

  14. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    you're coming up in the world as well, darkside...

    i've been MIA a few days... how's things, everybody?

  15. spuds profile image61
    spudsposted 10 years ago

    Hubbing along Maddie. We all missed you.

  16. Lincoln Armstrong profile image59
    Lincoln Armstrongposted 10 years ago

    Everything is great.  I'm very happy with one of my Starbucks hubs which seems to have gotten noticed by Google quite sudden-like.  I really want to learn how to cook, and the new Mac OS X looks rather awesome.  cool

  17. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    Oooh ooh ooh, COOKING.  One of my very favorite things ever.  This year, for my b-day, my sister and I are going to cook all day and throw an 8-course dinner party.

  18. Lincoln Armstrong profile image59
    Lincoln Armstrongposted 10 years ago

    Oh good, an expert!   big_smile  smile  big_smile  cool 

    I must learn the basic concepts of cooking.  I don't think it's about recipes.  I think its more about learning things like how to "fry" something or how to "brown" something.  I think, for example, once you learn the basic composition of a "dough" then making anything from bread to cookies to cake becomes a simple matter of which unique ingredients to use. 

    Yeah, it's a programmer's approach to the art, but it should work.  I can already make toast, so I'm halfway there, right?  big_smile

  19. Louie Jerome profile image57
    Louie Jeromeposted 10 years ago

    Hey, Maddie, I love the face.

    I live near Egremont, Cumbria, UK where we have an annual 'Gurning competition'. Now, gurning is literally pulling faces. You would be sure to win.

  20. darkside profile image83
    darksideposted 10 years ago

    It's been quiet around here. So I post in this thread.

  21. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    hollaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

  22. darkside profile image83
    darksideposted 10 years ago

    Maddie's star shines even brighter at 95.

    I'm still yet to make it into the 90's sad

  23. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    no stars for me.  it's all about the moon.  i have the phases inked round my left ankle, just above my thorns.

  24. Maddie Ruud profile image80
    Maddie Ruudposted 10 years ago

    Note to self: need a funny face?  Eat a fresh plum off the tree out back.

  25. Lincoln Armstrong profile image59
    Lincoln Armstrongposted 10 years ago

    How about a lime?  Now THAT would be funny.  smile    We had neighbors once with a whole side of their house covered with a small lemon grove. 

    So I planted a single rebellious lime tree right at the property line because I'm like that.   The tree must have been at least somewhat activist because it produced TONS of limes compared to the lazy lemon trees.   Late at night in the still air you could almost hear it muttering "yeah!  yeah!  take THAT you miserable excuses for citrus trees!"   

    Or maybe it was that really expensive plant food.   big_smile

 
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