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Offline OldChurchGuy

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My wish
« on: December 23, 2013, 10:44:55 AM »
Thanks for all the exchange of ideas and thoughts on this website.  I knew from the beginning I was an outsider, being a theist, but you all have done a wonderful job of making me feel welcome.  Your tolerance of my questions and responses is deeply appreciated.  I look forward to many more posts and exchanges.

May your time with friends and relatives be enjoyable; may any theological discussions you get into be civil; may the food be always be tasty; may the coming New Year be one filled with joy, opportunity, personal growth and prosperity; and may you always have the time of your life.

And if you ever find yourself all alone and needing someone to talk with, feel free to drop me a line or two. 

Sincerely,

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Re: My wish
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2013, 11:10:29 AM »
Thanks for being here, OCG!  Best of the season to you and your loved ones.
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Re: My wish
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2013, 11:31:27 AM »
OCG

While I don't actually think that your hopes that all my food will be tasty will improve my cooking a whit, I still appreciate all the sentiments. Right back at you, with dozens of nice hopes for you and yours, which I am tossing in your direction. Have a great holiday season and I think I'm allowed, without dissent, to wish you a happy new year.

And of course the same to everyone else. Christmas is too fun to argue over.
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Re: My wish
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2013, 11:59:52 AM »
Thanks, OCG, and merry Christmas.

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Re: My wish
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2013, 12:24:32 PM »
Thanks, OldChurchGuy, and the same to you! :)
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Re: My wish
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2013, 12:25:54 PM »
OCG, there's a reason your posts are well-recieved and well-responded to: you are *by far and away* the most reasonable, honest theist I've ever read on this board.  When you don't know something, you say "I don't know" rather than embarrass yourself and make sh1t up.  You're respectful, courteous, and thoughtful.  I think everyone -- atheist and theist alike -- would do well to familiarize themselves with your "work" on this site. 

thanks for your well-wishes (as i know they're sincere), and right back acha, with interest!
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Re: My wish
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2013, 12:40:50 PM »
Cheers OCG. Hope you have a nice few days with your family celebrating the passing of the winter solstice.
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Re: My wish
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2013, 01:13:46 PM »
Quote from: Shenron
Your wish is granted.

Same here, OldChurchGuy.

If I may ask, how old are you?
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Re: My wish
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2013, 01:18:45 PM »
Quote from: Shenron
Your wish is granted.

Same here, OldChurchGuy.

If I may ask, how old are you?

In 2014 I will turn 60. 

Sincerely,

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Re: My wish
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2013, 01:24:16 PM »
Thanks for being such a reasonable theist!

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Re: My wish
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2013, 03:37:29 PM »
Merry Christmas to you OCG. It's always humbling to read your courteous posts. You're like an older, theist version of Wright.


In 2014 I will turn 60. 

Sincerely,

OldChurchGuy

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Re: My wish
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2013, 03:42:21 PM »
In 2014 I will turn 60. 

And you call that old? I should sue you for false advertisement!

Sincerely,

OldChurchGuy

Uh... Supreme ruler of the multiverse-like,

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Re: My wish
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2013, 04:33:45 PM »
Merry Christmas to you!