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I'm A Winner!

I won Latigo Flint's coveted Best Comment Ever Award! This is right up there with my Key Art and Alex Awards. Unfortunately, I did it anonymously, to mess with my bro, who was messing with me, so Latigo may not believe that I did it. But I did!

I used Google's Language Tools to do it.

Oh yeah, here's the winning comment. It's #4.

Comments

Teaspoon said…
Yeah, I was pretty sure it was you. That's why I dicided to (in a outragious French accent) Taunt you a second time.
A citation from Latigo Flint is high praise, indeed.

Congratulations.
Latigo Flint said…
You deserve it. A subtle man-nod and a slightly lifted beer in your direction sir.

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