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    So what's up with the signature?

    You know, as I read through all the posts, I've discovered that I love reading the signatures (for those who have opted to include them) almost as much as the posts themselves. Many are straight-forward; some are kind of cryptic (resnikov, if you're reading this, I want an explanation--I'm fascinated); all are an intriguing insight into each of our hangers. My question is this: out of all the things in the world that you could have used as a signature, why did you choose the one that you did? Obviously it has significance to you, otherwise you wouldn't have chosen it to be the last thing that we read.

    Mine is pretty stupid. Last summer (before I knew this forum existed) I decided to make a make-shift hammock out of a bed sheet. I'm 6'4", and my feet extended a foot over the knot end. As I was "relaxing", my 7 year old son came tearing through our campsite, saw me, ground to a halt and stared horrified for a couple of seconds, then said "You're gonna need a bigger hammock!" And then he was gone. It was exactly like one of my favorite lines from the movie JAWS (where he sees the shark for the first time and realizes just what they're up against)--"Your gonna need a bigger boat!" It was such a dead-on likeness, that at first I thought he was actually alluding to the movie (which of course is a ridiculous thought because (a) his daddy would kill him for watching a movie a 7 year old has no business watching, and (b) I would have known because he would no longer be taking baths (or even stomping in puddles)). Every time I look at a hammock now, I think of my son's face as he says... (see below)
    You're gonna need a bigger hammock

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    Senior Member timabababaluka's Avatar
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    So now your turn... why do you sign off how you do
    Last edited by timabababaluka; 05-01-2011 at 21:53. Reason: The poster, for whatever reason, thought you spell "off" like "of"
    You're gonna need a bigger hammock

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    When I am called above..... I hope for a covered dish supper a couple of times a week.
    And if I am good....an Italian bakery.
    Thus....my siggy.
    Shug
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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    Fair enough, I like thought provoking signatures, quotes from famous Americans, People in the news, and occasional when a member who is respected makes a winning comment. My current signature is after a comment that Lone Wolf made about himself about three months ago about being pithy and enjoying it. It hit my funny bone. So I came up with one for myself... Next week I might pick Daniel Boone or Abraham Lincoln, just because they are famous for hiking... I like to change it up. Thanks for asking - great thread idea.
    There was an Old Man with a owl,
    Who continued to bother and howl;
    He sat on a rail, And imbibed bitter ale,
    Which refreshed that Old Man and his owl
    .WOO

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    Mine's easy to explain: I couldn't think of anything!

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    I deal with morons daily.
    The gene pool needs a life guard.

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    I love insightful quips.
    "If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing you should do is STOP DIGGING "

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    i'm a big Andy Griffith fan. i particularly like Briscoe Darling (a character on the show), he has a lot of great quotable lines. i thought " just jump in where you can and hang on" was kinda suitable for HammockForums.

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    Mine is the last line of a poem by Tennison and I just like the sentiment. It's the way I try to live my life. I like to see and learn new things, improve myself, be a better person, always try and never give up.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    some that I have used.

    If I have seen further it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.
    -Isaac Newton-

    The sky is brain colored and the thunder sounds like something thinking of something.
    -Stan Rice (husband of Anne Rice)-

    Knock on the sky and listen to the sound.
    -Zen-

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