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What did you always want to know but were afraid to ask (see details)

Asked by Dog (24737points) May 14th, 2009

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SpatzieLover's avatar

I’ve seen WTFluther on the boards but who is sccrowell? How did she & Gary (WTF) meet?

Dog's avatar

I would love to know if @mattbrowne has published any books of his science fiction writing.

Likeradar's avatar

I’d like to know who Jack79 really is… maybe I’m a fan of his music and don’t even know it. :)

Dog's avatar

I would like to know if @knitfroggy knits little frog dolls and if so could she post a pix.

casheroo's avatar

Hmm, I’m not afraid to ask, but I’d love to know how Preggers is doing with her pregnancy.

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GAMBIT's avatar

How many jellybeans are in the jar?

hungryhungryhortence's avatar

@Dog: Matt Browne is the author of, “The Future Happens Twice”. It’s a good sized book and if I could wrestle it away from my mother, I might be able to finish it by the end of ‘09.

Dog's avatar

Many thanks @hungryhungryhortence I will look it up.

hungryhungryhortence's avatar

@Dog: It’s for sale via amazon.com so if you click on Matt’s profile then his book should come up in the amazon ads on the right hand side of the page.

knitfroggy's avatar

I have not knitted a froggy doll but if I ever do, I will sure post a pic for you.

Now I’m going to have to go to the yarn store and buy some green yarn! I lurve going to the yarn store!

jlm11f's avatar

Also mattbrowne has a myspace page where he lists his books and other projects.

Lupin's avatar

I’d like to know what @daloon ‘s avatar really is. It’s just past the resolution of my screen so I can’t quite tell.

Harp's avatar

I’d like to know what Milo looks like.

Dog's avatar

Great question @Harp.

Thanks to all for the info on @mattbrowne. I have enjoyed his questions and would like to read more.

SpatzieLover's avatar

@PnL HOLY CRACK!

Thank you!...I didn’t know there was an atlas on those buns!

jlm11f's avatar

@SpatzieLover – Anytime :). For those who don’t know, you can enlarge a person’s avatar by right clicking on it, choose “View Image”. That will open the avatar in the page. Look in the address bar where the direct link to the avatar is posted. From that just delete the _thumb and click enter again and you should see the avatar enlarged! This “screenshot” might help explain what I mean.

As for Milo’s picture, I have one but I will let Gail present him to you if she chooses to do so.

SpatzieLover's avatar

@PnL You are my new FLUTHER GOD!!! THANK you! I learned a new computer-y trick thingy w/out my geek at home! :) my cherub is HUGE!

jlm11f's avatar

@SpatzieLover – Haha I try! Too bad I forgot to link to the actual screenshot :(

Lupin's avatar

@PnL You’re my hero. Now I see it. I can now read his response without subconsciously wondering, “Hmmm, boobs or butt?”

gailcalled's avatar

@Harp and any other curious humans; Milo here;

I have a beautiful portfolio (and two humiliating snaps that were photoshopped by rooeytoo without my permission.They’re going to ruin my impending modeling career.)

The problem is that small-brained Gail has them only as email attachments and has no idea how to transfer them here. If anyone want to help, PM Gail.

El_Cadejo's avatar

check your PMs Gail. :)

gailcalled's avatar

@uberbatman; How did you know? I will get to this project tomorrow since I have to go and be busy and productive now.

eponymoushipster's avatar

i’d like to know how many of flutherati are secretly madly in love with me.

El_Cadejo's avatar

make that one :P

El_Cadejo's avatar

yea your right… i guess it wasnt much of a secret after the other night ;)

cookieman's avatar

I have seen Dave’s (PupnTaco) illustration and design work (which I love) – but I would love to see the work of other Fluther artists (such as DynamicDuo).

wundayatta's avatar

I want to know why I am not being inundated by beautiful young women who want to get intimate with my worldly ass. ;-)

Dog's avatar

I have not seen @PupnTaco’s art and want to!

cak's avatar

@Dog I’d like to see it, too!

Also, how did Likeradar come up with her name?

Likeradar's avatar

@cak I’ve answered that one already! But I’ll tell you again. :)
My last name isn’t pronounced how it’s spelled, and when I was little it bugged me that people always said it wrong. So my parents told me to tell people “it’s pronounced like ‘radar’.” I have a screen name I use for every other site, but for some reason “Likeradar” popped into my head when I signed up for Fluther.

So there ya go. :)

cak's avatar

@Likeradar -Thanks! Cute, I like the explanation. :)

Dog's avatar

I would like to know how @Jonsblonde and @blondesjon met.

jlm11f's avatar

PupnTaco’s art

cak's avatar

@PnL – thank you for the link. :)

Likeradar's avatar

I wouldn’t mind knowing what happened to tenesseejac…. questions about a girl, then POOF!

Dog's avatar

Hey! PnL seems to know most of the answers :)

Love Daves art! It is fun!

Also @spargett seems to be MIA. He was working on a full restore of a classic motorcycle and I would love to know how it is progressing.

jlm11f's avatar

Haha. I know, I was thinking that I must sound so creepy knowing all these answers. That is because I am curious all the time, and I just PM people and ask them whenever I first think of the question :P

Edit: Plus, the community manager title must mean something ;)

knitfroggy's avatar

I’d like to know if that avatar of AstroChuck is an actual childhood photo of him. It’s so cute! He makes me laugh so much.

AstroChuck's avatar

Yes, that’s me circa 1967 or so.
Cute lil’ bastard, ain’t he?

augustlan's avatar

@AstroChuck That’s the year I was born. See, I told you you were old! ’-)

mcbealer's avatar

@AstroChuck ~ wouldn’t it be funny if next April Fool’s Day we all used a childhood pic as our avatar?

My question is, where in the world is Babo ?
his last log in was 10/30/08, did he get snatched by the halloween goblins?

Lupin's avatar

@AstroChuck Hey, that explains why we had similar childhood toys! My photo would be very similar to yours but a little older. Probably the same shirt though!
I’m in for posting childhood pics as my avatar on April Fool’s Day.

knitfroggy's avatar

@AstroChuck I love the flattop haircut.

Aethelwine's avatar

@Likeradar I’d like to know what happened to tennesseejac too! Hopefully he’s really in love and doesn’t have time for us.

@Dog So sweet of you to ask. Blondesjon and I were 20 when we met. I was going to college in California but my grades started to slip (too much time on the beach) so I decided to move back home to Illinois. The next day after returning home, I went to visit my good friend Scott. Blondesjon was Scott’s roommate and we instantly hit it off. 18 years later and he is still my best friend! :)

Lupin's avatar

@daloon If I was a Madagascan, I’d be offended. ;-)

Dog's avatar

Great answer @jonsblond.

@Lupin I would like to know where you are from. :)

Lupin's avatar

@Dog I was born and raised on Long Island. I worked for an American company my whole life but for about 18 years I was responsible for projects in Asia and traveled a lot. That’s why I speak Japanese and sometimes have a different view. Wife is also born and raised in the America. Kids born in US but grew up in Japan.

AstroChuck's avatar

@mcbealer @Lupin- A while ago I asked the collective to share baby pics and many did by changing their avatars. I’d link the thread but I’m on my iPhone and the cut & paste feature won’t be available until next month.

janbb's avatar

I’d like to know how many Flutherites who use photos for avatars use real pictures of themselves. Are there that many sexy young broads on here? We’ve determined what AstroChuck’s picture is (I always suspected) but how about YarnLady, GirlofScience, etc.?

By the way, for those of you who want to know, that is an actual picture of me.:-)

casheroo's avatar

@janbb Yarnlady uses a picture that is really of her. GirlofScience uses a picture of Mary Kate and Ashley (from Full House) Do people really think that’s her? lol, has no one watched tv?! lol

Aethelwine's avatar

@casheroo I think this is how many of us remember the Olsen twins. :)

casheroo's avatar

@jonsblond haha, I guess since I know what they look like currently, since they’re my age..that I recognized them. Plus, I know GoS likes them a lot.

Judi's avatar

I used to use my real pic, but I went brunette and it doesn’t look like me so much any more. I also now wear glasses. What a difference a year makes!
I would also like to know who Jack79 is. I used to have the TV offered vinyl record Summer of 79 when I was in Jr high. I wonder if he had any songs on it? Do you think he would tell us that much?

Dog's avatar

<—I use my pix for my avatar. he he he

Thanks @Lupin!
Also forgot to thank @Knitfroggy for the cool response!

janbb's avatar

I love all the dog avatars!

@casheroo I think I knew somewhere that that was the Olsens but my aging brain had supressed that knowledge. Thanks for the info!

chyna's avatar

@Judi I don’t think Jack79 is that old.
@janbb There is a fluther photobucket of flutherites and their pictures. I would link it, but don’t know how. Maybe casheroo can, she has a picture out there. (plus casheroo is one of the many “sexy broads” you are wondering about).

eponymoushipster's avatar

@chyna casheroo is a sexy broad.

chyna's avatar

@eponymoushipster See, I have good taste.

Dog's avatar

Hey- Where has @Grisson been?

I want to know if @daloon‘s avatar is indeed his own posterior. PnL if you know this anwser I will want to know how you know * evil grin *

casheroo's avatar

Hate to break it to y’all but this is the real casheroo (well, he’s the inspiration for my screenname)
Fluther Photobucket

chyna's avatar

@casheroo I love the fashion statement he is making as… is that Mr. Peanut?

casheroo's avatar

@chyna lol yeah, it was his backup halloween costume. I just like dressing him up. @asmonet would love nothing other than to steal him and dress him up in costumes all day.

janbb's avatar

@casheroo Thanks for the link and cash is adorable. In fact, you’re all adorable!

Now tell me how one can post a picture on photobucket, please.

casheroo's avatar

I think you just upload it like any other photobucket. That’s all I did, from the main page.

eponymoushipster's avatar

that kid is the friggin cutest.

PupnTaco's avatar

@PnL Thanks! <3 <3 <3

jlm11f's avatar

@Dog – That ass is indeed not daloon’s. As for how I know, some secrets are better left just that..secret. Haha j/k. I remember him mentioning somewhere on Fluther that he found the picture online and really liked it.

@PupnTaco/Dave – I love your art!

augustlan's avatar

I am the lucky owner of a piece of Dave’s art! My kids bought me a print for my Christmas present. :D

Likeradar's avatar

@augustlan Lucky! I was just talking to the boy last night about buying one too… he’s super talented!

augustlan's avatar

I got “Hope”, and it is beautiful in person. Heck, even his business card is beautiful!

PupnTaco's avatar

Wow, this is too much.

Thanks, all.

augustlan's avatar

I want to know where scamp and poofandmook are. :(

Dog's avatar

Since I had no idea PupnTaco was an artist I would like to know how many other flutherites are artists!

I would also like to know the story of how Milo adopted @gailcalled.

casheroo's avatar

@Dog I believe Milo was Gail’s daughters cat, and her daughter wanted to travel (canada?) I could be messing this story up completely though. lol

augustlan's avatar

@Dog You really should be tooting your own horn a little, too!

@All: Dog is also a professional artist creating beautiful work. Sells paintings left and freakin’ right!

I’m totally jealous of both of you.

cookieman's avatar

Cool. @Dog: Do you have a site? Post a link if you do – would love to see your stuff.

I love checking out other artists stuff

MissAnthrope's avatar

@Dog – Not sure if you count it, but I’m a photographer. I’ve been broke, though, and unable to afford to renew my Flickr Pro account, so I don’t have much to show for myself at the moment.

jlm11f's avatar

I would love to see some of @Dog‘s work too!

Dog's avatar

@cprevite I will show you mine if you show me yours. :)

@AlenaD there must be some free portfolio sites (be sure your work is watermarked!)
How about a blog?

Thanks for the comments on my art- let’s see if we can get a peek at @cprevites and @AlenaD :)

:)

cookieman's avatar

Sure thing. Go here

RedPowerLady's avatar

@cprevite Beautiful Photos!

augustlan's avatar

@cprevite I had no idea! Great stuff. :)

Dog's avatar

@cprevite Magnifent work! What a great feel your photos have! My iPhone does not do it justice I will look more when I get home.

Here is my site.

Judi's avatar

@cprevite ; are you already booked to shoot the fluther wedding?

cookieman's avatar

@RedPowerLady, @augustlan, @Dog: Thanks a heap. I’m glad you like my stuff. I’m happy my fellow Flutherites approve.

@Dog: I love your animal illustrations; particularly the “Hollyberry Park” series. Should be a children’s book.

@Judi: I’ve never actually shot a wedding, but I rarely say “no” to a gig – so if they’re asking…

augustlan's avatar

@Dog Thank you for sharing your site! There were so many great paintings, and I especially love the fact that you donate some of your proceeds to shelters and the like. What a fulfilling career you’ve made for yourself!

Dog's avatar

@Augustlan Many thanks. A lot of the animals I paint using homeless pets as models. Most have found homes. :)

@cprevite Thanks!

I would love to know how @cak is feeling.

I would also like to know from @uberbatman if the rumor is true that a mantis can shatter a tank.

arnbev959's avatar

I would like to know if tiffyandthewall is ever going to ask a question.

janbb's avatar

I second the wanting to know how cak is doing.

gailcalled's avatar

Milo’s serious portfolio and Milo humiliated; try this.
(And let me know if it works. If it does, I owe it all to Uberbatman. If it doesn’t, it’s his fault.)

Milo here: I am more seductive than the Ingres’ Odalesque.

casheroo's avatar

@gailcalled Milo is sooo cute! I have a black & white cat (Spencer) as well, and a black cat (Henry). I’m sure they’d get along famously.

gailcalled's avatar

@casheroo: You mean that it worked? I am stunned; I would like to thank Fluther and particularly my mentor, Uberbatman.

casheroo's avatar

@gailcalled Yep, it worked. Who is the gentleman in the picture frame? He’s handsome ;)

augustlan's avatar

@gailcalled What a cutie!

@casheroo One of my cats is black, too. Katy.

gailcalled's avatar

@casheroo; That is my son. He was killed in a mountaineering accident 13 years ago. Milo arrived on what would have been John’s 48th birthday. That felt good for me and helps with the never-ending grief.

casheroo's avatar

@gailcalled I’m so sorry.

janbb's avatar

@gailcalled Mikilo is one seriously cute cat! He’s definitely got a twinkle in his eye.

(Also, I’m so sorry to hear about your son. I’m sure the loss is always with you.)

janbb's avatar

oops. sorry for the typo; I meant “Milo” of course.

gailcalled's avatar

@janbb: MIlo here; Call me any endearing diminutive you like, as long as you remember to send cake. Gail calls me an incredible number of stupid riffs on Milo. I am magnanimous about it.

wundayatta's avatar

Where did Blondesjon’s ego come from?

janbb's avatar

@gailcalled (Really Milo)

“O lovely pussy,
O pussy my love,
What a beautiful pussy you are, you are,
What a beautiful pussy you are.”

(And if that sounds dirty, blame Edward Lear, not me.)

eponymoushipster's avatar

@janbb Edward Lear was down with OPP.

janbb's avatar

@eponymoushipster A consultation with my son (who only knew the chorus) and the internet (for the full lyrics) helped me understand your post. Who knew Edward Lear was down with OPP before?

Every household should come equipped with a 26 year old, the internet and Fluther!

(Now what is reminding me of Marge Simpson saying she is cool?)

eponymoushipster's avatar

i used to be “with it”, now what i’m with isn’t “it” and what’s “it” seems weird and scary to me. it’ll happen to you!!

Trustinglife's avatar

I want to thank Devi for pointing me to this awesome question. What a great question, huh?

My question is for Andrew and Ben. I want to know what it feels like to know with completely certainty that you’re a complete celebrity – a god – in one little corner of the internet.

chyna's avatar

Why does JohnPowell love chip?

casheroo's avatar

@chyna To impress Allie.

Dog's avatar

@chyna Allie is an artist. She sketched a bear eating a burrito named Chip and used him as an avatar last month. (She no longer uses her Chip avatar or I would have linked it)
The latest rendition of Chip also included his girlfriend Becky and I think JP’s avatar has likely made Becky jealous thus Chip cannot hang around anymore.

janbb's avatar

@Dog “a burrito named Chip”? No wonder JP loves it.:-)

Dog's avatar

He he he @janbb Chip is short for “Chipolte” :)

mcbealer's avatar

@Dog ~ yummmmm Chipotle!!

Trustinglife's avatar

Does JohnPowell’s girlfriend Fluther?

janbb's avatar

And is she Allie?

jlm11f's avatar

JP’s current girlfriend (who is not Allie) does not Fluther. Allie is his virtual wife though.

cookieman's avatar

We can have virtual spouses?

Aethelwine's avatar

I have one! ;)

cookieman's avatar

who happens to be your real spouse

Aethelwine's avatar

The best of both worlds.

janbb's avatar

@PnL You need a new title – “Fluther Historian and All-Around Know-It-All.” I mean that in a totally complimentary way! :-)

(And if we can have virtual spouses, I’ve got several I’d like to have. Not sure of their gender, but I suppose that doesn’t matter.)

augustlan's avatar

Is a virtual spouse like an office husband?

casheroo's avatar

@augustlan I would think so. Both are completely separate from your life outside of your marriage. That’s my take on it anyways

cookieman's avatar

There are so many women I admire here on Fluther, I may have to be a virtual polygamist

chyna's avatar

@cprevite You can only have one virtual wife, other flutherites may get jealous.

eponymoushipster's avatar

i think i’m as much a bachelor on fluther as i am in real life, unfortunately.

augustlan's avatar

@eponymoushipster If it makes you feel any better, you can be my virtual… brother. ’-)

@cprevite I want in the harem.

chyna's avatar

@augustlan Well, gee, if it’s a harem… I want in.

augustlan's avatar

Of course, we’ll have to add additional men to the harem, too. For one thing, there are too many good men on Fluther to pass up. For another, I don’t think @cprevite can handle all of us!

mangeons's avatar

Who Augustlan REALLY is… ;{P

Does Dog actually have a dog? Can I see a picture?

chyna's avatar

Is Mangeons really an orphan? :)

El_Cadejo's avatar

@Dog yes, very true they can. Ive been lucky though :P

cookieman's avatar

@augustlan: oh, you’d be surprised

Aethelwine's avatar

I’d like to know if Ben and Andrew like salty or sweet.

Aethelwine's avatar

You just made my day! :D

Dog's avatar

@uberbatman Would acrylic be a better tank choice for Mantis given the nature of the beast?

@mangeons Yes- will post later today.

Too freaking funny about virtual spouses- I can barely handle the one I have! :P

El_Cadejo's avatar

@Dog yes, acrylic tanks are strongly recommended. Or at the least placing an acrylic sheet on the bottom of the tank prior to putting in the substrate. That said, i did neither lol.

chyna's avatar

someone said on another thread that we were limited to 2 questions a day. I had never heard of this before. Is this true.

DrasticDreamer's avatar

@chyna I think it’s three questions.

augustlan's avatar

[Mod says] It varies depending on the quantity and quality of questions asked by everyone. Everyone has the same limit, but it can change day to day.

mangeons's avatar

Does chyna live in China? :)

hearkat's avatar

@chyna: A question limit! Who knew? I’ve only asked 5 questions in nearly 2 years!!

chyna's avatar

@mangeons No, I live in WV, but it seems like China at times. A lot of people seem to think WV is Virginia.

augustlan's avatar

@chyna That’s so funny, as @mangeons is upstairs in bed at my house… in West Virginia!

knitfroggy's avatar

I’d like to know if anyone else lives in Kansas or am I the only Jayhawker on fluther? Surely not…

Dog's avatar

@mangeons My Avatar is my old yellow Labrador. We also have an old German Shorthaired Pointer and a silly Dalmatian who acts like a pup but is 7 years old.
Thanks for asking about Dog’s dogs!

augustlan's avatar

@Dog What a sweetie! @mangeons is asleep right now, so you’ll have to keep your avatar the same ‘til tomorrow, at least!

MacBean's avatar

@augustlan: What, you mean Fluther isn’t important enough for you to wake her up in the wee hours of the morning? For shame!

augustlan's avatar

@MacBean Well, she’d certainly think so!

Dog's avatar

@augustlan I will keep him up for the holiday weekend just for @mangeons :)

mangeons's avatar

Thank you @Dog. :)

The yellow lab is adorable! I love dalmatians too. ;)

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