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bart182

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« on: 02-09-2001 22:05 »



Matt Groening’s birthday is on Nirvana day, the 15th.  He will turn 47.

How do I know this?  My Futurama calendar says it.


Peace out

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futurefreak

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« Reply #1 on: 02-10-2001 02:06 »

well then...happy bday to Matt...wow 47 that's old...  tongue

bart182

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« Reply #2 on: 02-10-2001 02:13 »

Do you know who he is?  He is the creator of Futurama and Simpsons, and a comic strip called 'Life in hell.'
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« Reply #3 on: 02-10-2001 02:19 »

what do you take me for, an idiot? ok bad example...but anyway duh of course i know who matt is...anyone who doesnt also doesnt belong on this board...  tongue

hangman3k

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« Reply #4 on: 02-10-2001 08:30 »

I wish matt would like... talk to the fans more... do you think he ever like looks at the sites of his shows? or our posts on these boards? maybe he posts here as a secret member????

THE PLOT THICKENS!!

happy bday matt,  i know youll see this  wink
iliketowankalot

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« Reply #5 on: 02-10-2001 13:14 »

Damn my secret is revealed, I'm Matt Groening.
reedy2

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« Reply #6 on: 02-10-2001 14:22 »

Alot of the writers visit the sites and love them and since Matt is into alot of geeky science fiction stuff (nothing wrong with that btw) it wouldn't suprise me if he's one of them. But think about how much work he has to do:
Two big shows in which he's involved with all stages of it's production, a comic strip, all the follow up work (promotion etc) for both shows and to top that he's got children to spend time with.
I don't think I could do even half that much and I'm less than half his age. Sometimes I don't think he gets enough credit, for what he does, from other people (not you guys  smile ).
But think about what would happen if he posted here... EVERYONE would be wanting to post messages to him so no-one would talk aout much else.
Still it would be great if he did the odd post.

           
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« Reply #7 on: 02-10-2001 14:39 »

well, he'd better use a curiosity company internet account, cause else noone would beliefe him anyway wink i have seen enough matt groenings in newsgroups to know that sooner or later someone will have the great idea to sign up as matt here, too.
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Matt-Groening

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« Reply #8 on: 02-10-2001 19:52 »

Thanks everyone!  No one ever remembers my birthday!  It's fans like bart182 that keep me going!  Thanks bart!  And to all of you, thank you. 

Matt Groening
Creator of Futurama, Simpsons and Life In Hell.
"I love all of you!"
Bovinatron

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« Reply #9 on: 02-10-2001 23:10 »

Bite my shiny metal ass, you imposter. (you imposing raisin, you)
futurefreak

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« Reply #10 on: 02-11-2001 01:42 »

oh great now we have an imposter...*sigh*...

Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #11 on: 02-11-2001 09:18 »

 
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Originally posted by futurefreak:
oh great now we have an imposter...*sigh*...


I say it's bart182.  (Or whatever that number is)

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
bart182

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« Reply #12 on: 02-11-2001 19:24 »

I'm not Matt, I think Matt is Matt!!!!!!!!


Thanks Matt, you remember me?

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Matt-Groening

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« Reply #13 on: 02-11-2001 19:28 »

Oh I remember you!  You made me sign everything you had at comiccon!  *slaps bart182*  Little freak.

Matt Groening
Creator of Futurama, Simpsons and Life In Hell.
"I love all of you!"
[-mArc-]

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« Reply #14 on: 02-11-2001 20:04 »

ok, we all had a laugh, now go in that corner over there and write 5 posts on the outlet board as your punishment.
Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #15 on: 02-11-2001 20:19 »

 
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Originally posted by [-mArc-]:
ok, we all had a laugh . . .

With him or at him?

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
r_hawks

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« Reply #16 on: 02-11-2001 20:25 »

Here's a bit of trivia if anyone is interested: 
Matt Groening is two years older than Homer Simpson.
How do I know this you ask?
In the episode that showed that Homer met Marge in High School we find that he is graduating in 1974.  Unless he was held back a year or two he should be 18 when he graduates (or 17 and turn 18 later that year).  If he's 18 in 1974 then he will be 45 in 2001.

Damn, I've got way too much time on my hands.


R Hawks
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[This message has been edited by r_hawks (edited February 11, 2001).]
Slurm

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« Reply #17 on: 02-11-2001 21:19 »

Yeah but their birthdates keep changing.
Bart should be about 24 by now cos he was 10 in 1987.
and Maggie should be older than a lot of people on this board.
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« Reply #18 on: 02-11-2001 23:34 »

 
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Originally posted by Slurm:
Yeah but their birthdates keep changing.
Bart should be about 24 by now cos he was 10 in 1987.
and Maggie should be older than a lot of people on this board.

whoa...that's freaky...  tongue

Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #19 on: 02-12-2001 01:43 »

And in the episode where they think about when Lisa was born, w/ Maggie's first words, Bart was like 2 or 3 while they were watching the '84 summer Olympics.

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
Bovinatron

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« Reply #20 on: 02-12-2001 03:47 »

 
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Originally posted by Matt-Groening:
Oh I remember you!  You made me sign everything you had at comiccon!  *slaps bart182*  Little freak.

how would you know what bart182 looks like when you were at comic con, Mr. Groening--  IF THAT IS YOUR REAL NAME?!?!?!?!
r_hawks

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« Reply #21 on: 02-12-2001 05:25 »

So are we planning on filling up his e-mailbox with birthday wishes?  If so, what's the address?


R Hawks
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Matt-Groening

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« Reply #22 on: 02-12-2001 06:16 »

Well, for one thing that little annoying brat (bart182) wouldn’t  stop telling me about his site and his stupid user name!  “Oh and by the way” this “by the way” that!  He kept telling me about this site, and so I go to it and its crap!  Anyway, my email is in my profile.

Btw, Mr. Hawks,  GREAT SITE!!!!!!!!!  Not like bart182’s!  His sucks.

Matt Groening
Creator of Futurama, Simpsons and Life In Hell.
"I love all of you!"
Kryten

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« Reply #23 on: 02-12-2001 06:39 »

Hey, it's Matt Groening! It's really Matt, and not some imposter! Wow! I can't believe it! Oh my god! Wow!

That was sarcasm, by the way...

r_hawks

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« Reply #24 on: 02-12-2001 06:53 »

Who cares if he's an imposter or not.  He likes my web site and that's good enough for me.


R Hawks
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Matt-Groening

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« Reply #25 on: 02-15-2001 20:14 »

Happy Birthday to me! Happy Birthday to me! Happy Birthday MEEEEEEEE!  Happy Birthday to me!

Matt Groening
Creator of Futurama, Simpsons and Life In Hell.
"I love all of you!"
theguiness

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« Reply #26 on: 02-15-2001 20:51 »

Oh, Im the real slim Groening yes Im the real Groening, all you other slim Groenings are just..Carol Channing...uhm..nevermind. Happy birthday real Matt Groening.
Bovinatron

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« Reply #27 on: 02-16-2001 01:36 »

that guy is not the real matt!! he has to prove it. i know!!: there is a scar on your right shin.  only the real matt groening would know! 
ooooO0Oo.oO0Oo.oO0Ooooo!!!!!
futurefreak

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« Reply #28 on: 02-16-2001 02:46 »

it's obviously not matt cuz the real matt groening wouldnt have time and probably wouldnt want to post anything...  tongue

Bovinatron

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« Reply #29 on: 02-26-2001 03:52 »

or have "Matt Groening" as his screen name
Matt-Groening

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« Reply #30 on: 02-26-2001 20:26 »

Oh your all nuts.

Matt Groening
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Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #31 on: 02-26-2001 20:38 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Matt-Groening:
Oh your all nuts.

I also think he would have better grammer.

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
payn
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« Reply #32 on: 02-26-2001 23:05 »

 
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Originally posted by Bovinatron:
or have "Matt Groening" as his screen name

Actually, generally, when "celebrities" go online, they use their own name, except when they're afraid of obsessive fans. Courtney Love used to post online, as herself. She was quite pissed off to find at least four impostors, and demanded that someone do something about it. Author Poppy Z. Brite posts on alt.gothic all the time--but not on the pzb fan mailing list (which she secretly reads and laughs at). The singer of EMF showed up on an EMF fan board. And so on.

So it's plausible that Matt Groening would post here. But I'm pretty sure he hasn't yet.
bart182

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« Reply #33 on: 02-27-2001 00:53 »

Jonathan Davis from Korn has a wierd username, not his name.  But David from korn kinda uses his real name 'david(and is wife's name).

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bart182

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« Reply #34 on: 02-27-2001 00:54 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixon+Morbo=???:
I also think he would have better grammer.


It was just a simple mistake he made.




[This message has been edited by bart182 (edited February 27, 2001).]
Matt-Groening

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« Reply #35 on: 02-27-2001 00:56 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixon+Morbo=???:
I also think he would have better grammer.



I give you two great show's and you question my grammer?  How dare you!  You are a nut.

Matt Groening
Creator of Futurama, Simpsons and Life In Hell.
"I love all of you!"
Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #36 on: 02-27-2001 01:38 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Matt-Groening:

I give you two great show's and you question my grammer?  How dare you!  You are a nut.

Question nothing.  I'm outright mocking it.  On the same note, it would be "shows," not "show's."

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
payn
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« Reply #37 on: 02-27-2001 09:07 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixon+Morbo=???:
Question nothing.  I'm outright mocking it.  On the same note, it would be "shows," not "show's."

First rule of the Internet: You're not allowed to be a grammar or spelling nazi unless you can spell "grammar" properly.
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« Reply #38 on: 02-27-2001 09:09 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Matt-Groening:
I give you two great show's and you question my grammer?  How dare you!  You are a nut.
yupp, and your spelling Bar^WMatt   wink

[This message has been edited by [-mArc-] (edited February 27, 2001).]
Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #39 on: 02-27-2001 12:06 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by payn:
First rule of the Internet: You're not allowed to be a grammar or spelling nazi unless you can spell "grammar" properly.

What's the rule on apologizing?  Because that's what I'm doing, admitting I'm wrong, at least about that spelling.

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
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