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Roddney

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« #120 : 10-01-2004 05:00 »

humm, how long would it take to get from the uk? is there any one else in the uk doin this an if so do u know which delivery company is best to use
KAH

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« #121 : 10-01-2004 23:11 »

Would it be terrible if I used sardines?
SlackJawedMoron

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« #122 : 10-01-2004 23:14 »

You're outta the gang!
KAH

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« #123 : 10-01-2004 23:34 »

Fine! I'll go buy anchovies. What am I gonna do with all these sardine cans though?
Zoidberg227

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« #124 : 10-02-2004 00:06 »

Put lables on them and send them to FOX.  It's the lable that's really important.
SlackJawedMoron

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« #125 : 10-02-2004 09:41 »
« : 10-02-2004 22:00 »

I can see it now...

A panicked Fox mail room guy cries out: "What? Angry Norweigin Anchovies? Oh no! Red alert!"

Dudes in riot gear toting weapons of mass perferation come stomping in, as the terrified mail room guy toss the offending can to the floor and leaps behind a pile of letters labelled "Cookies for Rupert." The dudes surround the can, while one of the more courageous men cautiously approaches the can. Slowly bringing out his standard issue riot can-opener, he slices the lid open, and peeks inside...

The silence of a Scottish moor falls upon the mail room. No even a breath is heard. Then, suddenly:

'It's alright! They aren't anchovies... they're sardines!"

An immense sigh of relief comes rushing out of the assembly, tipping over a few mail trolleys. The riot guys begin to file out. The more courageous one pulls the mail room guy out from behind his hiding place.

"Thanks for the quick response, guys. You can never be too careful"

"No problem. In any case,  we applaud your caution. One of these days it WILL be anchovies."

The riot guy gives a friendly wink, then rushes off to join his fellows. The mail worker watches him go, and the smallest sound escapes from his mouth: "I love you too, Clive."
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« #126 : 10-02-2004 12:18 »

  :laff: Nice story.
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« #127 : 10-07-2004 19:38 »
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Gwan's internet is down, so he's making me bump this thread to remind you all that the 25th of October is coming up, so you should start stalking up on anchovies.
Lrrrr

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« #128 : 10-07-2004 21:45 »

This should be quite some help.

 http://postcalc.usps.gov/default.asp
Mallzie

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« #129 : 10-08-2004 19:33 »

Wow, SlackJawedMoron great story...And with a romantic twist too! Five gold stars.
Gwan101

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« #130 : 10-10-2004 17:36 »

Awesome Lrrr! People, LESS than 15 days left. We should start sending in about 10. Who here is still in it?
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« #131 : 10-10-2004 19:17 »

I'm still in. Anyone else?
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« #132 : 10-10-2004 20:26 »

I'm in!
Lrrrr

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« #133 : 10-10-2004 20:33 »

I'll have to send mine in 3 days before it is suppose to arrive there. So I'm still in.
KAH

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« #134 : 10-10-2004 20:39 »

Let's not have page after page of people saying "I'm in!". Having said that, I'm in.
totalnerd undercanada

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« #135 : 10-10-2004 20:44 »

I'm in. Provided that I can find some anchovies, and provided that somebody can guarantee FOX employees won't simply decide to have a free lunch.
Gwan101

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« #136 : 10-10-2004 22:02 »

... i really doubt that anyone at fox will feast on anchovies.
Nerd-o-rama

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« #137 : 10-10-2004 23:22 »

I like to procrastinate, so I'll overnight mine on the 24th.  I've had to offer to pay postage for most of my "friends" from school doing this though, so I may reconsider.
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« #138 : 10-11-2004 00:43 »

 
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Originally posted by Gwan101:
... i really doubt that anyone at fox will feast on anchovies.


Can you imagine that? A room full of FOX workers eating cans upon cans of anchovies sitting on stools around a round table with a can of opened anchovies in one hand,and a fork in the other.That would be a good dinner party wouldn't it?
  :rolleyes:
Gwan101

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« #139 : 10-11-2004 00:51 »

o_o

You must have weird friends.

winna

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« #140 : 10-11-2004 00:52 »

Americans don't eat anchovies... well except Fry....  Come to think of it, if you just send in 3 year old cans like I'm doing, then they'll get food poisoning and probably die (bonus points!)...
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« #141 : 10-13-2004 03:10 »

 
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Originally posted by winna:
Come to think of it, if you just send in 3 year old cans like I'm doing, then they'll get food poisoning and probably die (bonus points!)...
As long as the can is fine, the fish is fine.
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« #142 : 10-13-2004 23:57 »

If I worked at FOX (which I don't thankfully) and in their mail room. I would hate the day all these Anchovies came in.
totalnerd undercanada

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« #143 : 10-15-2004 17:47 »

Pierce the can with a pin before mailing.
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« #144 : 10-15-2004 17:51 »

Wouldn't the oil or something leak out?
Do anchovies have oil?
Zoidberg227

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« #145 : 10-15-2004 18:11 »

Many are packaged with oil, but as long as you get a can that isn't dented or damaged, there shouldn't be a problem.
totalnerd undercanada

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« #146 : 10-15-2004 18:55 »

The idea is that the damage sustained during shipping will make it a nice, greasy, smelly package for FOX to open.
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« #147 : 10-16-2004 00:36 »

See, this is why we don't allow TNUK to organize protests.

That said, he makes a valid point.
Jicannon

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« #148 : 10-17-2004 22:10 »

Woah, I didn't realize it was "crunch time" yet...ETA is still the 24th right?
KAH

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« #149 : 10-17-2004 22:15 »
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Why has the site not been updated to say the deadline's coming soon? It looks pathetic that the last update is that the site is finished.

Edit: typo fixed
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« #150 : 10-17-2004 22:35 »

I'm still in, and there's no reason we can't launch a second assault AFTER Oct. 25th.

Just how much are anchovies anyway?  If they're not more than $1.50 a can, I'll definitely buy more than one.  It's something to consider, actually:  doubling our efforts could, well, double the results...which may, in fact, be like multiplying zeroes.  Oh well...seeing as how I'm not going to vote for either candidate in the election, I might as well make a gesture that means SOMETHING to me.
Nerd-o-rama

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« #151 : 10-17-2004 22:44 »
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Why aren't you voting, LS?  While I'm not going to encourage an uninformed vote, evereyone who can vote should get informed and then vote.  I don't care who you vote for, I'm just sick of the apathy[/rant]

Anyway, KAH brings up a point, and also, do not get pessimistic.  That's why none of our previous protests got noticed (except the first one, which no one noticed becuase it was an online poll.)  NEGATIVE THINKING IS BAD.  Now, I personally don't expect much out of this except a slap on the face to Fox, but by God, am I gonna slap those fascists hard.

Response to below: 6, biatch
Gwan101

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« #152 : 10-18-2004 00:22 »

Hah. How many people other than yourself does everyone have sending anchovies?

I have 4 others.
Rage Dump

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« #153 : 10-18-2004 00:51 »

I'll send some, whether it gets through security might be an issue though.
If i get sniped, and this thing causes my instant death, i blame it entirely on Nick.
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« #154 : 10-18-2004 16:39 »

 
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Originally posted by Gwan101:
Hah. How many people other than yourself does everyone have sending anchovies?

I have 4 others.

I have three people,and one who's not sure if she can,but will try.

laroquettespine

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« #155 : 10-18-2004 17:31 »

N-O-R, I'm not voting for Bush or Kerry.  I may still write in a candidate (right now, it's Randolph Severn Parker III, aka Trey Parker).

And, to keep the thread on-topic, I haven't recruited anybody that I know of, but that's why I'm considering sending more than one can.  Indeed, I could probably get away with sending more than one letter (using pseudonyms, of course).
KAH

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« #156 : 10-19-2004 18:42 »

Would it be better to not put out return adresses on the envelope because they might do something? Or should we definately because without one it would look like a terrorist threat and not get opened/possibly get traced back anyway through the post office?
Nerd-o-rama

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« #157 : 10-19-2004 19:29 »

Definitely put on return addresses.  Otherwise, how do they know it's not just one crazy guy sending them?  And you're also correct in thinking that address-less letters will get extra scrutiny.  Not enough to actually prevent a bioterrorist attack, but just enough to violate our right to privacy.  *sigh* I miss the politics thread already.


fryfanSpyOrama

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« #158 : 10-19-2004 21:08 »

Shouldn't we let Futurama fansites to start posting news to remind more people?
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« #159 : 10-20-2004 16:39 »

I would participate, but my mom k i n d a doesnt know i love futurama, and shed get suspicious if i tried to mail cans of anchovies to fox for no apparent reason.i got one of my friends to think about doing it. what date is everyone sending in their cans, so i can watch the news and see if they mention anything.
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