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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #45 on: June 28, 2014, 06:29:55 PM »
Our daughter would fetch 9 goats apparently.

Any boy that wants to date our daughters will have to deal with:

1) Going on a long hike alone in the woods with Dad.
2) Deal with the fact that our daughters are proficient at throwing knives and screwdrivers at targets.
3) Make it thru 5 other siblings that might possibly hate you.

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #46 on: June 28, 2014, 06:31:34 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #47 on: June 28, 2014, 06:45:34 PM »
I'd trade my little brother for a woman and 2 goats :) He's obsessed with baseball and is considered the handsome one in the family; I'm the nerdy, over mature eldest.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #48 on: June 28, 2014, 06:46:51 PM »
I'd trade my little brother for a woman and 2 goats :) He's obsessed with baseball and is considered the handsome one in the family; I'm the nerdy, over mature eldest.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #49 on: June 28, 2014, 06:47:56 PM »
Our daughter would fetch 9 goats apparently.

Any boy that wants to date our daughters will have to deal with:

1) Going on a long hike alone in the woods with Dad.
2) Deal with the fact that our daughters are proficient at throwing knives and screwdrivers at targets.
3) Make it thru 5 other siblings that might possibly hate you.

I'd be interested if they were like 10 years older or I was 10 years younger. They could teach me the ways of the wild and how to survive in the woods like Cody Lundin :)
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #50 on: June 28, 2014, 06:49:21 PM »
I'd trade my little brother for a woman and 2 goats :) He's obsessed with baseball and is considered the handsome one in the family; I'm the nerdy, over mature eldest.
Now I have to get a new keyboard.


Thank you for typing that while i was off fetching a new keyboard over here.



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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #51 on: June 28, 2014, 06:52:46 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

My son would have her in a heartbeat. ;)
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #52 on: June 28, 2014, 08:01:00 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

My son would have her in a heartbeat. ;)

We keep saying that the man of her dreams will have sleep apnea.

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #53 on: June 28, 2014, 08:01:36 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

My son would have her in a heartbeat. ;)

We keep saying that the man of her dreams will have sleep apnea.

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #54 on: June 28, 2014, 08:10:04 PM »
True story:

One night Ari woke in the middle of the night and declared "I need to cuddle with Darth Vader!" Her sister handed her a stuffed Pinkie Pie, Ari threw it on the floor in disgust because it wasn't Darth Vader. Then she found her large, stuffed Darth Vader, cuddled up to him, and fell back asleep. She has loved Darth Vader since she was 6 months old. We have zero idea why she loves him so. All she can say is "he's cute."

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #55 on: June 28, 2014, 08:48:46 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

My son would have her in a heartbeat. ;)
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #56 on: June 28, 2014, 11:30:45 PM »
I fetch 6 goats - not bad, not good either....   :angel:

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #57 on: June 28, 2014, 11:33:26 PM »
Whenever I see the title of this thread, I expect it to be about teaching your children phonics.

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #58 on: June 29, 2014, 12:50:44 AM »
True story:

One night Ari woke in the middle of the night and declared "I need to cuddle with Darth Vader!" Her sister handed her a stuffed Pinkie Pie, Ari threw it on the floor in disgust because it wasn't Darth Vader. Then she found her large, stuffed Darth Vader, cuddled up to him, and fell back asleep. She has loved Darth Vader since she was 6 months old. We have zero idea why she loves him so. All she can say is "he's cute."

Your daughter sounds cool as ice.  I pray that as she grows she never goes through a ...rebellious... streak and always remains faithful to the Empire.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #59 on: June 29, 2014, 01:03:52 AM »
All three of our daughters are pretty awesome. I never thought that I would dig having daughters this much. :)

We are seriously puzzled by her love of Darth Vader. Her older sister loved baby dolls from around 6 months of age. That isn't as strange loving Darth Vader. She loves little girl things like My Little Pony too. She likes to say that she is Leia, and her dad is Darth Vader. My husband balked at the idea for awhile. He grew up watching and loving Star Wars, and he never rooted for the Empire. Now he goes with the flow. The few shirts he owns that aren't solid/plain have AT-AT's and Darth Vader on them in honor of our eldest son and youngest daughter.

She is about 2 in this photo:


This was around last Christmas when she was 4:
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #60 on: June 29, 2014, 01:25:28 AM »
That is so cute.  :laugh:
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #61 on: June 29, 2014, 01:27:16 AM »
"Choking hazard". Very good. Very good.  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #62 on: June 29, 2014, 02:04:15 AM »
All three of our daughters are pretty awesome. I never thought that I would dig having daughters this much. :)

We are seriously puzzled by her love of Darth Vader. Her older sister loved baby dolls from around 6 months of age. That isn't as strange loving Darth Vader. She loves little girl things like My Little Pony too. She likes to say that she is Leia, and her dad is Darth Vader. My husband balked at the idea for awhile. He grew up watching and loving Star Wars, and he never rooted for the Empire. Now he goes with the flow. The few shirts he owns that aren't solid/plain have AT-AT's and Darth Vader on them in honor of our eldest son and youngest daughter.

She is about 2 in this photo:


This was around last Christmas when she was 4:


I cannot see those pictures, so I must not belong to that group.  :'(
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #63 on: June 29, 2014, 02:07:17 AM »
No, I just put the photos up for 30 minutes for privacy reasons. I'll put them back up for another 10 minutes.

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #65 on: June 29, 2014, 02:31:19 AM »
I guess I missed them again. If you are posting just for privacy reasons, I can fully understand. Do not worry.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #66 on: June 29, 2014, 02:34:25 AM »
I don't get it.... Why post pictures in the first place if one is concerned about privacy issues?   ???

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« Reply #67 on: June 29, 2014, 02:48:04 AM »
This forum has all content available to the general public. Most forums I participate in require people to be logged in if they want to see photos. I am fine with everyone at OCnet seeing photos, I am not fine with everyone on the worldwide web seeing them. When you do an internet search for my children's real first names, this forum is one of the few pages that pop up. Our little Darth Vader fan has exactly two internet postings with her name on them. One is the battalion newsletter from my husband's deployment, one is a post from when I was figuring out what to name her.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #68 on: June 29, 2014, 04:53:20 PM »
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If it makes you feel good, I'd pay 3 goats and a half-used can of snus White portion for you. Maybe I'd throw in my brother if you could teach me to tie a full windsor knot when I get ready for Church on Sunday mornings.

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« Reply #69 on: June 29, 2014, 05:05:19 PM »
This forum has all content available to the general public.

That's not true for the private fora.

Most forums I participate in require people to be logged in if they want to see photos. I am fine with everyone at OCnet seeing photos, I am not fine with everyone on the worldwide web seeing them. When you do an internet search for my children's real first names, this forum is one of the few pages that pop up. Our little Darth Vader fan has exactly two internet postings with her name on them. One is the battalion newsletter from my husband's deployment, one is a post from when I was figuring out what to name her.

Some quick acting Google robot might snag the image(s) in the few minutes they are posted before being deleted.  A Google search for 'SolEX01' only has a few links to the oc.net forum (and not a link to each of my 10,800 or so posts).   ;)

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #70 on: June 29, 2014, 05:20:27 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

How young are we talking about here? (The Darth Vader thing sounds like a bonus to me)
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« Reply #71 on: June 29, 2014, 05:22:51 PM »
I actually check the internet presence of myself, and all our children every couple months. So I am aware of what is out there, and I am also aware of what can be done. My husband worked extensively in that field the entire time he was in the military. I go thru and remove all our info from sites every few months.

I want our kids to reach 18 without an internet presence. There are ways to keep google robots from snagging photos too ;)

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« Reply #72 on: June 29, 2014, 06:42:11 PM »
This is why I'll never let my daughters go anywhere with a male until he pays me a bride price of 30 bags of coffee.

Are women really that cheap and worthless to you?  At least in the old country dowries involve gold, lands, property, etc.  Would you really sell off your daughter for three hundred dollars worth of Dunkin Donuts original roast? 

How many goats are YOU worth? :P

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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #73 on: June 29, 2014, 06:44:51 PM »
Ladies(Arachne), I'm single.

I'm off the market, but just watching you and James duke it out would be worth at least three billy goats gruff. :P
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #74 on: June 29, 2014, 06:47:27 PM »
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« Reply #75 on: June 29, 2014, 06:55:29 PM »
Ladies(Arachne), I'm single.

I'm off the market, but just watching you and James duke it out would be worth at least three billy goats gruff. :P

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« Reply #76 on: June 29, 2014, 08:09:29 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

How young are we talking about here? (The Darth Vader thing sounds like a bonus to me)

She's almost 5. :)

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« Reply #77 on: July 01, 2014, 12:47:40 AM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

How young are we talking about here? (The Darth Vader thing sounds like a bonus to me)

She's almost 5. :)

Oh. Well, that explains the Darth Vader obsession.

If only I could find that quality in a woman of more suitable age...
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« Reply #78 on: July 01, 2014, 01:58:06 AM »
Huh, where did the thread go?  ???
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #79 on: July 01, 2014, 01:08:10 PM »
Huh, where did the thread go?  ???

Hooked on Star Wars, where else?

The subject matter in the OP is too much for some folks.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #80 on: July 01, 2014, 01:57:53 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

How young are we talking about here? (The Darth Vader thing sounds like a bonus to me)

She's almost 5. :)

Oh. Well, that explains the Darth Vader obsession.

If only I could find that quality in a woman of more suitable age...

You and me both.  My girlfriend probably couldn't tell the difference between Han Solo and Hans Ulrich Rudel.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #81 on: July 01, 2014, 01:59:10 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

How young are we talking about here? (The Darth Vader thing sounds like a bonus to me)

She's almost 5. :)

Oh. Well, that explains the Darth Vader obsession.

If only I could find that quality in a woman of more suitable age...

You and me both.  My girlfriend probably couldn't tell the difference between Han Solo and Hans Ulrich Rudel.
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Re: How kids get hooked
« Reply #82 on: July 01, 2014, 02:19:39 PM »
I had a teacher once, who worked in India as a young woman. Once, while walking down the street with two male companions (they wouldn't let her walk the Streets alone) they came across a rich fellow, who offered to buy her for three elephants.


WOW!  That must have been some fabulous teacher!

I have worked as a waitress, a financial auditor, a computer programmer -  but never as a young woman.   What does a person working as a young woman have to do?

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« Reply #83 on: July 01, 2014, 05:24:51 PM »
As an added bonus, if they want to marry our youngest daughter they would have to deal with a girl that is literally obsessed with Darth Vader.

How young are we talking about here? (The Darth Vader thing sounds like a bonus to me)

She's almost 5. :)

Oh. Well, that explains the Darth Vader obsession.

If only I could find that quality in a woman of more suitable age...

You and me both.  My girlfriend probably couldn't tell the difference between Han Solo and Hans Ulrich Rudel.
Sounds like you need to add some roleplay to your life, my friend.

I think telling her that I'll be Rudel and she can be the Stuka would probably bomb.  Dive bomb.
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