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The 7 - Site Bashing - DEAN, it is time for you to dish out a BEATDOWN
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#1 Posted on 17.8.03 0639.04
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From Wrestling Observer's Velocity Report, by Nathan Eckstrom:

"I've been thinking and I want to know if anyone else thinks that the ~ symbol should be renamed "The Alvarez". I mean, where else is it ever used to any effect?"

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#2 Posted on 17.8.03 1041.27
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But does he do it disguised in one of his lucha masks or one of his t-shirts and shorts, southern VA style?

Oh, and definitely send that old pic of you with the bicpeps pose to totally intimidate them, Dean.

Or something.
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#3 Posted on 17.8.03 1547.38
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The Bicep Pic or the pic of you tearing into a piece of chicken from the EZBoard
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#4 Posted on 19.8.03 1212.40
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> From Wrestling Observer's Velocity Report,
> by Nathan Eckstrom:
>
> "I've been thinking and I want to know if anyone
> else thinks that the ~ symbol should be renamed
> "The Alvarez". I mean, where else is it ever used
> to any effect?"

Aw christ is that sad.

I like Bryan. He's been a nice guy over the years. The few times I read him, his writing style was more than a bit derivative, especially of Dean's style. It's possible that a good deal of Bryan's audience, including Dave, have never read Dean, so they think Bryan's original.


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#5 Posted on 20.8.03 0201.55
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Stupid question: does that symbol actually have a name, or is just 'wavy line' (not to be confused with 'buncha wavy lines,' like in Ghostbusters)?

(edited by Big Bad on 20.8.03 0302)
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#6 Posted on 20.8.03 0219.19
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~ is the tilde.
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#7 Posted on 20.8.03 1040.50
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Other places the tilde is used:

'~.' will usually send a break over a terminal connection.

~ is used in numerous programming languages:
C/C++ - one's complement unary operator
Java - same as C, I think
Perl - unary bitwise complement and regular expressions modifier
PostgresSQL - regular expressions match operator

~ is a shortcut for the home directory of a given user on a *nix system (~ on its own is the shortcut for the current user's homedir).

~ is the unary negation operator in many standard symbolic logic languages.

~ is an accent used over the letter 'n' in Spanish.

So really, I can think of lots of places ~ is used to rather useful affect.

(of course, DEAN~! should still sue/beatdown/destroy.)
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#8 Posted on 20.8.03 1353.01
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"It's possible that a good deal of Bryan's audience, including Dave, have never read Dean, so they think Bryan's original."

Yep. Dave seems to know DVDVR, but that might only be from whichever Phil was sending him tapes and whenever someone sends him the Top 500.

(I also like Bryan and Frank A. Gotch.)
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#9 Posted on 21.8.03 2034.02
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Yeah but did you read Bryans Road Trip story? Holy crap was that ever boring.
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#10 Posted on 22.8.03 0010.06
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Megaweak with the exception of the Earl and Brian Hebner conversation.

(edited by JMShapiro on 21.8.03 2210)
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#11 Posted on 27.8.03 1944.42
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And, though only the uncool don't know it, ` is the anti-tilde and must be used in bunches. `````````````````````, for example.
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