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#8413 - 07/19/02 10:56 PM wacko's
binky52 Offline
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Registered: 06/08/02
Posts: 2
Loc: Polk City,FL
What is a whacko?

#8414 - 07/19/02 11:58 PM Re: wacko's
Lightseeker Offline

Registered: 10/05/99
Posts: 248
Loc: Cumming, GA, USA
A typo?

Within the Collector Forums universe . . .

Short answer: One who has 50 or more posts on the Forums.

Longer (and more general) answer: One who has an enduring interest in and affection for, perhaps even addiction to, lighthouses in general and Harbour Lights collecting in particular.

If you do a search on "Wacko" in these Forums, I know you'll find many longer, more elegant definitions, and many discussions on the topic.

Welcome aboard, binky52. Only 48 to go!


#8415 - 07/20/02 01:04 AM Re: wacko's
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Registered: 12/31/69
Posts: 13047
Loc: Arizona
Down in the "Forum about these Forums", you'll see a link to this explanation and a lot of other goodies that help Newbies become Wackos!

#8416 - 07/20/02 11:41 AM Re: wacko's
Stainz Offline

Registered: 04/25/02
Posts: 136
Loc: Pinson, AL, USA
If you indeed did mean 'whacko', I can explain - from experience. It is that sudden - and quite rapid - deceleration of that new Harbour Lights lighthouse purchases' nifty box as it impacts your noggin - propelled there by that loving spouse/significant other who just found the items' receipt. This is certainly to be diferentiated from the term "WHACK-O", which is a repetetive version of the former, often following the discovery of that new CC monthly bill. Switching your mutual funds report with your CC balance info may help - as would a football helmet.


#8417 - 07/20/02 01:27 PM Re: wacko's
pierhead Offline

Registered: 01/28/02
Posts: 401
Loc: Indianapolis
What is a binky52?

#8418 - 07/20/02 02:02 PM Re: wacko's

Registered: 04/29/00
Posts: 1037
Loc: Concord,N.C.
Hi Binky !!!!!!
My name is Terry, and yes, ......... I`m a Wacko .

#8419 - 07/20/02 11:18 PM Re: wacko's
MtnHkr Offline
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Registered: 08/18/99
Posts: 3681
Loc: Bellingham, MA
Welcome aboard Binky52! Great bunch of people here on the forums. Most of us are wacko's and love every minute of it. I guess the definition of wacko is as diversified as those of us on here.


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