NFR Post Counts

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by zen leecher aka bill w, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    Posts: 3,232
    Moses Lake, WA
    Ratings: +1,030 / 1
    Originally my plan was to exceed OMJ in post counts. He has 19K and change and I'm a tad behind him with a low 2K count. My plan is that I will pass him sometime early in the year 2048.

    Today I did a check to see how my plan is progressing and I find there's someone who has even more posts than him. Also I have no chance of passing this parvenu. I would have to post 24 hours a day with no pee breaks, and you know how important pee breaks are for old guys.

    Shawn W is listed with about 4 billion posts. Here's his count: 4,294,967,295. I suspect there's been a little tampering with the counts. This guy would do good in PowerBall.
  2. GAT Active Member

    Posts: 4,164
    Willamette Valley, OR
    Ratings: +2,684 / 0
    The fly fisherman's mantra... never pass up a chance to pee.
  3. Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

    Posts: 2,568
    Quesnel, BC
    Ratings: +322 / 0
    I thought the fishermans pee mantra was "not on the bib, not on the bib... (dribble) damnit!".
  4. Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    Posts: 7,136
    Not sure
    Ratings: +1,226 / 0
    4.3 billion posts for Shawn W? Yep, that's believable.

    K
  5. Salmo_g Active Member

    Posts: 7,557
    Your City ,State
    Ratings: +1,688 / 0
    Who's Shawn W? And why don't I know, if he haz 4 billion posts?
  6. Gary Knowels Active Member

    Posts: 1,102
    Seattle, WA
    Ratings: +414 / 0
    Maybe he has the count for EVERY post ever on WFF. But I still don't know if I could believe that number
  7. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    Posts: 3,232
    Moses Lake, WA
    Ratings: +1,030 / 1
    I think he has a count for every syllable or every letter typed on WFF. Double count on consonants.
  8. Gary Knowels Active Member

    Posts: 1,102
    Seattle, WA
    Ratings: +414 / 0
    Yeah, I did some math and that would come out to a little less than 200,000 posts per member.
  9. Old Man Just an Old Man

    Posts: 21,762
    Dillon, Mt
    Ratings: +1,709 / 0
    Aw shit, I always thought I was on top. Maybe I ought to quit posting. But you all know that isn't going to happen. This is the only way I can talk to another person. I fish alone, I drive alone, As friendly as my wife is I almost sleep alone.
  10. Dipnet aka Tim Hartman

    Posts: 915
    Silverdale, WA
    Ratings: +375 / 0
    There must not be much else to do in Palmdale, CA!
  11. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

    Posts: 17,502
    Kitsap Peninsula
    Ratings: +1,474 / 9
    You guys need to go fishing and stop counting silly stuff. Every post counts, but who counts posts? Now we know a few that do!
  12. Kaiserman content

    Posts: 2,628
    Ratings: +431 / 0
    This isn't aimed at anyone here, because I know this thread is all in fun....but... it reminded me of something:

    Once in a while, I hear the hosts on ESPN talk about their twitter followers, and how many they have. Seriously!? Um, I graduated from high school...the whole "popularity" thing is over now (which is something I never understood even when in school). I want to call in to the show and shout - Come on man, grow up!
  13. GAT Active Member

    Posts: 4,164
    Willamette Valley, OR
    Ratings: +2,684 / 0
    Well.... if we're going to talk about odd counting.... what's up with reporting the weight of a newborn human? What difference does it make? Is it all like a B.A.S.S. trournament where the parents with the largest baby wins?

    "My wife gave birth to a baby boy, 8 and a half pounds."

    Oh.... okay. I'm not sure what that means because I'm not aware of the standard. Is that considered a lunker or what? :)
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  14. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    Posts: 3,232
    Moses Lake, WA
    Ratings: +1,030 / 1

    I confess to too many statistics classes. Now about #2 and #3 on post counts. Some guys called OMJ and Mumbles.
  15. Old Man Just an Old Man

    Posts: 21,762
    Dillon, Mt
    Ratings: +1,709 / 0
    The reason I talk here or write here is...............................Nothing. Just like to get under Mumble's skin. I know he secretly counts his own posts.
  16. Old Man Just an Old Man

    Posts: 21,762
    Dillon, Mt
    Ratings: +1,709 / 0
    What difference does anything make. People just like to throw out stats to see what the rest of the world see's in it. I just get tired of all the bull shit in the world.

    Maybe if we all didn't watch TV or have a computer we wouldn't see any of this shit. Wouldn't that be nice.
  17. Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    Posts: 7,136
    Not sure
    Ratings: +1,226 / 0
    Secretly my ass. He's so proud of his count he puts the number right below his avatar on every post!

    K
  18. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    Posts: 3,232
    Moses Lake, WA
    Ratings: +1,030 / 1
    you know Jim, I can see the cranky in your picture. If you were a 509er rather than a 406er you'd be a kinder, gentler OMJ and probably a different screen name, say maybe Sunny Jim.
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  19. Old Man Just an Old Man

    Posts: 21,762
    Dillon, Mt
    Ratings: +1,709 / 0
    "Sunny Jim, Gee that's Me". Wasn't that a commercial for some jams and jellies there in Seattle.I can remember seeing that on a billboard down in the area around Plant 2(Boeing). When I was a wee lad.

    I used to be a 425er.

    I just looked outside. It's thundering and lightening and raining like a cow pissing on a flat rock.
  20. Porter Active Member

    Posts: 6,466
    Kenmore, WA, USA.
    Ratings: +524 / 0
    One Scotch, one bourbon, and one beer!!!!
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