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guess who signed up so now it is your turn
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Me too me tooo! I signed up! It's the least I could do, after all Marty is such a WONDERFUL HOST!
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Me too - I luv being "special".
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With pleasure !!!
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Anything to keep this community going strong...we're on our way to bigger and better, folks!



Marty...why don't you go ahead and give yourself a VIP sign?
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Actually, Marty needs the "King" logo
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