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Raia
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Wow. I adore this girl.

CT, You're amazing. I feel so privileged to have gotten to know you here! I hope you stick around for a very, very long time... You're probably one of my very favorite posters, I admire you enormously.

*clinks glass* Here's to 5000 more! [Kiss]

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Sal
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CT, reading anything written by you that I can get my hands on, I've concluded that one of these days I'm going to have to meet you -- if only to try to exorcise those eloquently frivolous ideas that seem to fill your borderline-sinful mind. [Smile]

Unless, of course, you're as beautiful in person as you are electronically. That'd convert me for sure.

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matt
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Wow. Every time I read a landmark post, I'm impressed by the poster's thoughtfulness, or strength, or dignity, or knowledge of self.

This is one of the few posts that've ever impressed me with _all_ of the aforementioned qualities. The world's definitely a better place for having had your story in it.

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Oh, yeah! I definitely want to be like CT when I "grow up". Thanks for the first 5000, and the next. (((CT)))

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You're excellent
And thank you...

[Hat]

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Oh wow. CT, you are absolutely wonderful. My hero - I do adore you, and I am so incredibly you are here and part of this tribe. You're precious and fabulous. Thank you dear, for everything. Especially your story. Oh wow.
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Sal she is!

[Wink]
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When I first came to Hatrack I dabbled in fluff (yes, I know that's hard to believe) before I decided to step into the hatrack world of debate. As I remember, I got into a heated discussion with Ted (pod) about patriotism, and CT swooped in, took me under her arm and calmly explained to me that Hatrack isn't a place for blind, baseless arguing -- that instead it was a place for mutual enlightenment that took place if mutual respect was given.

Now, she didn't say these words precisely at all. In fact, she never even led on that she was lecturing me at the time. I never felt offended, or upset, or anything. But the way she communicated, I instantly resolved that she was in fact, correct, and decided from then on that I would try my best to be nice.

That is what I think is so cool about CT.

[Hail]

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Trogdor the Burninator
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and then I killed her thread.
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Beutiful posts. (((CT))) (Don't know if you are one of those critical of parentheses, but I hope you at least don't mind the sentiment behind 'em in this case.)

I've always admired how you always remain above the fray and show class in all situations. When I feel that I have allowed myself to lose my cool, and be less than classy, I think specifically of you, and strive to be more like you. (I wonder if your ears turn red when I do that . . . )

Hatrack has brought such cool people in my life . . . I'll always be grateful for the people I have come to know here--particularly those I have met in real life. I wish I knew you better--hopefully we'll meet at DanaBobCon 2005.

[Smile]

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I was going to be a smart-a** and post something about how awful this Landmark post was, but I was afraid that it might be taken seriously...

And it wouldn't have been true. It would have been a lame attempt to deal with what I had just read.

CT: This is beautiful, and so are you, even if you won't admit it. I have been here, off and on, since 2001, and you have always been one of the most respectful people here. I love it when you post, even when I don't agree with what you are saying, because of the obvious time and effort you put into your posts.

I really liked how honest you were about the mistakes you feel you have made. It was very couragous of you to post your true thoughts and feelings here for us to see, and I am not suprised at all that the response haas been overwhelmingly positive.

I have one question, and if it is too personal then I apologize.....Why are you not having children of your own? I think that you would be a wonderful mother, based on what I know from here, and I was just wondering if it was a choice you made long ago or something more recent. If I am intruding, then once again I apoligize; I meant no disrespect.

I never thought I would live as long as I have, and I was sure I would never get married or have children, but I was wrong on all counts. I am still here, and JenniK and I were married this past Oct., and we plan on having at least 2 children, possibly more. Unless there is a medical reason for not having children you shouldn't give up on the possibility. Poeple change, and I think you would be outstanding as a parent.

Kwea

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Kwea, you sometimes disagree with CT? Weren't you aware that she's right about everything?
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Well....yeah, but that doesn't mean I have to admit it.... [Taunt]
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Truly, I don't ever recall disagreeing with her....I was just reserving the right to do so in the future.....lol [Laugh]
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Wow.

I was saving this thread until I had time to read and appreciate it properly. Now that I have, I think I cheated myself by not reading it sooner. On the plus side, that means I get to *bump* it, and it surely deserves to be on the first page a while longer.

CT, Iíve respected and admired you all the time Iíve been at Hatrack. Your posts are beautiful and brilliant. And so are you, in person and online. Iím so glad that Iíve met you, and hope to be at many more gatherings with you.

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