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#21 · Posted: 20 Jun 2004 03:35
my user name is a really weird insult that captain haddock uses in the Crab with the Golden Claws i believe that has always struck me as humurous
what is carpet seller supposed to mean?
well, i know what it means but why is it an insult?
Harrock n roll
#22 · Posted: 20 Jun 2004 12:41
I don't know if you've ever spent any time in North Africa but at some point someone is sure to try to sell you a carpet...

In the Golden Press edition of Crab Haddock uses the insult "rug merchants!"which I think has even more punch :D
#23 · Posted: 26 Jun 2004 00:10 · Edited by: miloumuttmitt
He says it in Unicorn too. . . . . .
I thought that "Bagpipers" was funny too (unicorn again)
#24 · Posted: 24 Jul 2004 13:27
Well, if you've read "Tintin in the Land of the Soviets" you know where my username came from. He's a bad guy that follows Tintin around.
#25 · Posted: 21 Jan 2005 01:37
Why Juvenile Tintin Fan? I guess I've always seen myself as a kid.
#26 · Posted: 21 Jan 2005 06:01 · Edited by: thmthm
I was drunk the night I joined the list and typed in thmthm
instead of tintin...I guess that name would be taken anyway...
Now that I think about it, it can also stand for tintin, haddock, milou...x2
hey miloumuttmitt - what part of CA are you from?
#27 · Posted: 21 Jan 2005 12:30
My username is that of my initials.
#28 · Posted: 21 Jan 2005 14:23
Karaboudjan? Fairly straightforward, I'd say...

Maybe I'm just biased, but that meeting on board the Karaboudjan turns it from just a good series to a great series.

Hence why I've adopted this as my user name.
#29 · Posted: 24 Jan 2005 00:58
My favorite villain in the series has always been Mitsuhirato. I know he only appeared in one book, and was working under Rastapopoulos and the Japanese, but I've always felt he made the biggest impact of any one-book main antagonist.
#30 · Posted: 24 Jan 2005 19:42
I was drunk the night I joined the list and typed in thmthm
instead of tintin

Glad to see I 'm not the only one who's posted drunk! I hav always tried to keep a rule when drinking: never communicate under the influence; ie. phone, email,and or forem posting. thank god for "unsubscribe" emails!!

christopher R:

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