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 Post subject: Like a Bad Penny ...
PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:02 pm 
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An elderly gentleman with a long gray beard and wearing a faded Confederate general’s frock coat saunters into the Tavern, looks around, and gestures for attention.

“Ladies and gentlemen” he bellows, “and you Yanks, too – listen up! Years ago, I heard a rumor that the Confederacy was about to be recognized by unnamed ‘foreign powers’ and the war was soon to be over. I therefore slipped away to foreign lands to pursue fame and fortune in other venues. I have since learned my information was sadly mistaken and the Federals continue to invade our country, oppress our citizens, steal our chickens, etc., etc. I have therefore returned and offered my sword to General Ludwig, to once again take up arms against the oppressive Federal government.

“General Ludwig has kindly accepted my offer. Once I complete a brief refresher course at my alma mater – the esteemed Vicksburg Military Institute – I will come looking for some Yank to cross swords with.

You have been warned.”

The old codger turns to the barmaid and orders a sarsaparilla ‘with one of those fancy little umbrellas’, then slips into his familiar seat at a corner table.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:05 am 
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Welcome back to the colours D.W. I shall stand you a round or thirty at the Vicksburg Arms. :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Like a Bad Penny ...
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Welcome back, Dave!

You didn't used to be elderly. What happened?

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Hi David:

What a welcome site to see you are returning to the Club. I trust you and Carol are well and having fun in Columbia, MO. Jeanie and I have moved basically back home and now live in Newark, DE, 15 minutes from our first home in Maryland. Here's a big Union salute sir and a welcome hand.

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"DE DUBYA's BACK!"

Anytime a former member returns to the active ranks is cause for celebration, but for one so accomplished and well-respected it is a definite plus. Welcome back General (former Club President) Mallory!

I suppose this means that the war will now continue for at least another six or seven years.

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"To INFINITY and BEYOND"

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Welcome back General Mallory!

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