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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Chrissie777 » 12 Sep 2017, 22:29

Daisy wrote: :lol: Pete - you will have your little joke! :wink:

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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Courtenay » 12 Sep 2017, 22:41

Well, there is an extremely vibrant and passionate fanbase for Betty Maxey on these forums. It just doesn't necessarily consist of more than one person. :wink: :wink: :wink:
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Rob Houghton » 12 Sep 2017, 22:53

The others are still in the closet and haven't 'come out' as Betty Maxey fans yet! ;-)
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Chrissie777 » 12 Sep 2017, 23:58

Courtenay wrote:Well, there is an extremely vibrant and passionate fanbase for Betty Maxey on these forums. It just doesn't necessarily consist of more than one person. :wink: :wink: :wink:

I see. :wink:
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Moonraker » 14 Sep 2017, 17:26

Chrissie - Pete just won't give up fighting a losing battle. Rob (with help from Courtenay) just loves flogging dead horses. :D
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Eddie Muir » 14 Sep 2017, 17:59

My feelings entirely, Nigel. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby pete9012S » 14 Sep 2017, 18:07

Take cover the forum heavies have arrived in battle formation! :D
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Courtenay » 14 Sep 2017, 18:10

Who's flogging dead horses? :? Speaking for myself — not that I can see why I just got singled out — I don't particularly care who prefers which illustrator and have no interest in arguing with anyone over their favourites. I was just joining in with the general jokes that several of us were making about the "Betty Maxey fanbase". :| (In fact, the only reason I posted was to explain the joke to Chrissie, who seemed confused by it.)
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby pete9012S » 14 Sep 2017, 18:16

It's 100% Soper love or nothing Courtenay - it's too late for me,but you're young and you have your life ahead of you. Don't worry about me - I've lived life to the Max since the 1974 editions and I have no regrets... :D
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Daisy » 14 Sep 2017, 18:32

:lol: :lol: Oh Pete - You poor old soul. It's never too late to see the light. :wink:
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Rob Houghton » 14 Sep 2017, 19:14

Lol! I don't care about flogging dead horses...somebody has to!

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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Chrissie777 » 15 Sep 2017, 09:43

Courtenay wrote:Who's flogging dead horses? :? Speaking for myself — not that I can see why I just got singled out — I don't particularly care who prefers which illustrator and have no interest in arguing with anyone over their favourites. I was just joining in with the general jokes that several of us were making about the "Betty Maxey fanbase". :| (In fact, the only reason I posted was to explain the joke to Chrissie, who seemed confused by it.)


And I appreciate that, Courtenay. :D
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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Chrissie777 » 15 Sep 2017, 09:43

pete9012S wrote:It's 100% Soper love or nothing Courtenay - it's too late for me,but you're young and you have your life ahead of you. Don't worry about me - I've lived life to the Max since the 1974 editions and I have no regrets... :D

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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Chrissie777 » 15 Sep 2017, 09:44

Daisy wrote::lol: :lol: Oh Pete - You poor old soul. It's never too late to see the light. :wink:

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Re: Eileen Soper

Postby Rob Houghton » 15 Sep 2017, 11:18

Eileen Maxey and Betty Soper are both great in their own way!!

(flog, flog, flog...) :lol:
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