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Old 10-18-2003, 07:20 PM
Lizard Lizard is offline
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What are the "best" threads ever in the respective forums?

I ask, of course, in the hopes that posters will ink to those threads so the rest of us may read them. What defines the "best" thread is purely subjective, of course, so there will obviously be quite a few good ones mentioned.
Old 10-18-2003, 07:43 PM
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In that spirit I remember a great thread with a poster asking for suggestions to kill gophers (or woodchucks maybe) infesting his farm. Does anyone remember this or care to share a link.
Old 10-19-2003, 04:04 AM
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Well, to state the obvious, the big LotR thread was the best ever in Cafe Society, because (1) it attracted a lot of attention to the board and (2) it produced a huge amount of entertaining material.
Old 10-19-2003, 07:33 AM
Horrifying Howler Monkey Horrifying Howler Monkey is offline
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The pizza in a blender thread, which I think was in GD, was the best thread ever.
Old 10-19-2003, 01:06 PM
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My fav. from GQ has always been one of the first threads I ever read, the:

"Do they make PVC big enough to launch a goat out of?". Ahhh...a classic.
Old 10-19-2003, 02:21 PM
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One from a while ago:

Is it illegal to carve your name in the moon with a big ass laser?
Old 10-19-2003, 03:00 PM
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May 5, 1945 - we shall remember. This has got to be the Best Thread Ever.
Old 10-19-2003, 04:37 PM
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Watershed moments in SDMB history; or, the SDMB Anthology Project.
Old 10-19-2003, 05:52 PM
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There have been a lot of entertaining and informative threads.

There have been some very touching threads and some full of contrasting views and emotions.

But, only one stands out in my mind. It was finished and done with before e'er i came here, but thanks to links, I found it and it lives on. It put the world picture into terms that anyone could see. Explained just how smal the world is and how big even one man in that world can be. It examined both the logic and emotion which fuels our world, and showed us an ideal that this planet's inhabitants can strive towards.

It touched me, and continues to enrich everyone who happens to chance upon it.

What is it?

May 5th, 1945 (linked to by Johnny LA a few posts above)
Old 10-19-2003, 06:24 PM
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OpalCat compiled some classic threads on the Teeming Millions website.


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