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Old 09-16-2010, 02:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok, here it is...

what/who do you think is the BEST at anything...

categories are open - you can name/picture the BEST you think you have ever seen at anything in your life...

go for it...

i'll start...

best pure hitter in major league baseball - pete rose...
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Old 09-16-2010, 04:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The best person at hide and seek - Amelia Earhart

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The best writer of the Western genre - Louis L'Amour
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 09-17-2010, 11:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 09-20-2010, 01:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Our most eloquent president: Abraham Lincoln.

The best poet of the English language, 1066-1700 (Shakespeare aside): John Donne.

The best poet of the English language since 1700: Dylan Thomas.

The best folk/rock poet/performer ever: Bob Dylan.

The best work of prose of the 20th Century: Lord of the Rings.
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:01 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:11 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 09-28-2010, 08:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 02:33 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 02:37 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 03:03 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Best Bourbon: Blanton's!
nonononono...

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you both get dirty;
the pig likes it.

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Old 10-08-2010, 03:54 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 04:02 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 04:16 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2010, 04:39 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Old 10-09-2010, 07:55 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 10-10-2010, 03:44 AM   #22 (permalink)
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"categories are open - you can name/picture the BEST you think you have ever seen at anything in your life..."

most of you are staying with the theme of this thread as quoted above (key words: "you have ever seen...") and i appreciate your adhering to this. i personally think woodrow wilson was the greatest president the US ever had, but i never saw him, never met him, and wasn't alive when he was president...

Read more: http://www.tfproject.org/tfp/general...#ixzz11xHGqsgH
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- Robert S. McNamara
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"We will take our napalm and flame throwers out of the land that scarcely knows the use of matches...
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- Eugene McCarthy in "Vietnam Message"
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Old 10-10-2010, 11:10 AM   #23 (permalink)
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The best parent I have seen was my next-door neighbor growing up: Kathy Smith. Her sons are courteous, caring, thoughtful - and she has the patience of a saint.
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Old 10-10-2010, 12:55 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Old 10-12-2010, 03:08 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Old 10-12-2010, 03:20 PM   #26 (permalink)
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"categories are open - you can name/picture the BEST you think you have ever seen at anything in your life..."

most of you are staying with the theme of this thread as quoted above (key words: "you have ever seen...") and i appreciate your adhering to this. i personally think woodrow wilson was the greatest president the US ever had, but i never saw him, never met him, and wasn't alive when he was president...

Read more: http://www.tfproject.org/tfp/general...#ixzz11xHGqsgH
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The Best NBA Coach of All Time: Phil Jackson, The Zen Master.

The Best Impressionist Painter of All Time: Claude Monet

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and you are how old?
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- Robert S. McNamara
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"We will take our napalm and flame throwers out of the land that scarcely knows the use of matches...
We will leave you your small joys and smaller troubles."
- Eugene McCarthy in "Vietnam Message"
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:28 PM   #27 (permalink)
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- Robert S. McNamara
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"We will take our napalm and flame throwers out of the land that scarcely knows the use of matches...
We will leave you your small joys and smaller troubles."
- Eugene McCarthy in "Vietnam Message"
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Old 10-21-2010, 01:53 PM   #28 (permalink)
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