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#287736 - 01/10/18 08:45 PM The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1863
Loc: Emerald City, OZ
At the meeting of the Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes, the Grand Pooh-Bah addresses the lodge members. "The person I'm introducing needs no introduction. She has been a member here for eleven years. She is a bit unconventional preferring EMT shears and a D-Cell MAG-LITE to pocket knives and keychain flashlights and the concept of packing light is foreign to her. I present to you Miss Jeanette Isabelle."

The lodge members applaud.

Jeanette walks on stage and to the podium and looks to her right at the Grand Pooh-Bah. "Before I get my pooh-bah hat, do I need to make a speech?" She turns to her audience. "Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I want to start by saying it is an honor to be named Pooh-Bah. I came here at Age 20 by chance while researching aviation safety. Let me tell you, a lot has changed in those eleven years. I started off as the typical twenty-year-old city gal from Dallas, Texas. Now, here am I a thirty-one-year-old woman, almost thirty-two, living on the back roads of north-central Florida."

Jeanette Isabelle
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"When you're up to your [neck] in alligators, it's hard to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp." -- Floridian proverb

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#287737 - 01/10/18 08:54 PM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
TeacherRO Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2326
<honking noises, similar to that of an unburdened water buffalo>

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#287739 - 01/11/18 12:03 AM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
RayW Offline
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Registered: 12/06/01
Posts: 552
Loc: Orlando, FL
Congratulations Jeanette, you are starting the new year off right.

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#287745 - 01/11/18 03:09 AM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
chaosmagnet Offline
Sheriff
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 2946
Loc: USA
Nice!

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#287789 - 01/12/18 01:36 PM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1863
Loc: Emerald City, OZ
When do I get my hat?

Jeanette Isabelle
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"When you're up to your [neck] in alligators, it's hard to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp." -- Floridian proverb

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#287830 - 01/14/18 01:28 AM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Blast Offline
INTERCEPTOR
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 07/15/02
Posts: 3561
Loc: Spring, Texas
Your hat is in the mail. smile
-Blast, the mad-hatter
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#290605 - 09/18/18 06:49 PM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1863
Loc: Emerald City, OZ
It's September; I have yet to receive my hat.

Jeanette Isabelle
_________________________
"When you're up to your [neck] in alligators, it's hard to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp." -- Floridian proverb

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#290609 - 09/18/18 11:23 PM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
brandtb Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 11/26/04
Posts: 268
Loc: S.E. Pennsylvania
Fred Flintstone has your hat.

http://www.topcartoons.tv/the-buffalo-convention/

Maybe you should try the Loyal Order of Raccoons -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPDu4q4rfeI
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Brian Brandt

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#290616 - 09/19/18 12:55 PM Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1863
Loc: Emerald City, OZ
Dougwalkabout received his hat when he became Pooh-Bah:

http://forums.equipped.org/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=232021#Post232021

Here is his acceptance:

http://forums.equipped.org/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=232069#Post232069

The image since then has been taken down; Dougwalkabout, nevertheless, did receive his hat. The following is similar to it:



I don't know what has happened to the respect in this forum that a Pooh-Bah can't even post an image of a hat for someone who is now a Pooh-Bah.

Jeanette Isabelle
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"When you're up to your [neck] in alligators, it's hard to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp." -- Floridian proverb

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