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I hope Joss reads this!!!!

POSTED BY: STATIC
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 4, 2004 08:27
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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 3:49 PM

SHERECE


I shared your story with another Firefly fan today...not only did I tear up again while telling it...but made her cry too.

I hope you're enjoying your time home!!!

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 4:03 PM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


bumping this little tale back to the top.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 4:29 PM

EMOPIRATE05


There's really not much I could say that hasn't already been said. That was an amazing story. My dad was in the Persian Gulf and my mom constantly tells my brother and I about the time she was watching CNN and they showed footage of my dad's destroyer being shot at. I was two at the time. We all know what it's like to be waiting for our loved ones to come home and I'm truly glad to hear you're home safe. Enjoy your leave! Stay safe!

"Ninjas are totally sweet. What with the guitar solos and the flipping out and totally chopping people's heads off." ~Jade Puget

"I love the sound of the pitter patter of little feet in big combat boots...SHUT UP!!" ~Capt. Mal

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 4:38 PM

EBONEZER


Static, now you know why we all love you. It's YOU and your comrades that are carrying America through this war.

THANK YOU!!

"Go back inside or i will blow another crater in this tiny moon"

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 5:09 PM

WANTMORE


Static, and all you other big, damn heros. Thanks and safe journey for good home soon.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 5:28 PM

DECKROID


Nice to see that you can "Un-Ass the AO" for a few days. Welcome home and have fun!

I call her "Vera"

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004 8:32 PM

SHINY


FINALLY it's my ruttin' turn! Here's a big damn GORRAM FOX bump!

Welcome home, Stat...looking forward to the day it'll be for good.

RIVER
Purple elephants are flying.
MAL
Good. Thanks for the update.

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 4:43 AM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


I hope you get lots of good rest and fun in while you're here Static! Stay safe and keep flying!

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 7:29 AM

DTT


You folks may have left the country for a while, but you have never left the hearts of your countrymen. I have no words to express what you are. "Hero" is insufficient.

"You didn't have to wound that man."
"Yeah, I know. It was just funny."

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 8:39 AM

HONORBOUND


***BUMP***

Enjoy your time stateside and treat that pretty girl of yours to some Firefly! We'll talk to you again when it's "Time to save the world again".



A kind word turneth away wrath, but not as well as superior firepower

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 10:26 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Quote:

Originally posted by dtt:
You folks may have left the country for a while, but you have never left the hearts of your countrymen. I have no words to express what you are. "Hero" is insufficient.



How about BIG DAMN HEROES!

"May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one."


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Thursday, February 19, 2004 12:22 PM

CIARA


*bump bump*

*goes back to making "Static's Harem" stickers

Just a humble supplicant in service to all things Joss

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 12:31 PM

ASTRIANA


Me! Me! I want a "Static's Harem" sticker! Oh, and don't forget Channain, Teela, and Knibblet!

StaticHis Harem

~A~

...I'm still free,
You can't take the sky from me.

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 12:56 PM

TRASK43


I love reading these stories make sure you keep posting them. It's just a shame theres no way that we can be sure Joss is gonna see this.

www.summer-glau.com

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 1:30 PM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


Can I have a Static Harem sticker, too?

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 3:20 PM

DARKJESTER


Welcome Home Static! And thanks for sharing such a moment with us - it left my eyes just a tad blurred, too. Enjoy your leave, and stay safe!

Some people juggle geese......

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 5:23 PM

KNIBBLET


Quote:

Originally posted by Static:
...they were all Browncoats, and they were home from Iraq for good.
I'M HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



** kicking it back to the top**


"Just keep walkin, preacher man."

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 7:26 PM

FLYHEAD


Static,

Welcome home! I hope the days go REAL nice & slow for you. I have been in contact with Chris Buchanan (President of Joss' Mutant Enemy Productions), because the fans of Firefly are attempting to get copies of the DVD's to as many of our troops as we can. Chris is helping us with the details. I have just e-mailed him a link to your post...so I can just about guarantee that everyone there will see it & or hear about it.

Fly

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 7:27 PM

FLYHEAD


Static,

Welcome home! I hope the days go REAL nice & slow for you. I have been in contact with Chris Buchanan (President of Joss' Mutant Enemy Productions), because the fans of Firefly are attempting to get copies of the DVD's to as many of our troops as we can. Chris is helping us with the details. I have e-mailed him a link to your post...so I can just about guarantee that everyone there will see it & or hear about it.

Fly

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 8:23 PM

ROCKETJOCK


Hand -- Salute!
Ready -- Two.

Enjoy your time home Static.

For all other browncoats -- something nobody's commented on is that if half of a random crowd of Iraq/Afgan war returnees were familiar with Fireflyisms, then the box set distribution efforts must be meeting with success.

Picture it. Firefly becoming a cultural/historical touchstone for a generation of our fighting forces...

"You can't take the sky from me."

RocketJock

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Thursday, February 19, 2004 11:41 PM

MONA


Just a thought . . . wasn't there an Adam Baldwin site that the star himself often frequented? I tried to find it again with the idea that Static's moving story could be put where Mr. Baldwin could stumble upon it (or at least let other fans know how much something we all care about can be a source of comfort and brotherhood) but I can't find the darn thing.

Again, it's just a thought, and probably quite moot by this point.

That's enough lucidity for now,
'night.





"She walks softly but she carries a big . . . no, Mona, that's not a lizard." - Ernst Bitterman

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Friday, February 20, 2004 8:05 AM

LORA


[BUMP]

Just moving it back up the list in case there's someone who hasn't seen it yet.

Keep Flying, Static.

"Is there any way I'm gonna get out of this with honor and dignity?"

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Friday, February 20, 2004 3:40 PM

WULFHAWK


Salute

Take my love
Take my land

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Friday, February 20, 2004 7:20 PM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


bumpity bump, up the post goes.

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Friday, February 20, 2004 7:56 PM

DUBBAGE42


Wow.
That was a touching story... Glad you could have a bit of time at home.
Thank you for all that you do. You really are a "Big Damn Hero."




You live in a space ship, dear

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Friday, February 20, 2004 8:15 PM

DTT


Mods, can you turn this thread into a sticky?

"You didn't have to wound that man."
"Yeah, I know. It was just funny."

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Saturday, February 21, 2004 6:56 AM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


Turning this post into a sticky is a great idea, DTT! Hope the Mods do it.

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Saturday, February 21, 2004 1:11 PM

WULFHAWK


SALUTE!

Take my love
Take my land

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Saturday, February 21, 2004 3:08 PM

SHINY


Quote:

Originally posted by dtt:
Mods, can you turn this thread into a sticky?



The only 'Mod' is Haken, and I've never known him to moderate any of the threads on this site (to be fair, only a few have ever gotten heated enough to warrant mod-consideration). I also doubt that 'sticky' is currently implemented on this site; at least I've never seen a sticky post (although I guess he could stick a link to it in the 'features' or 'news' section)

therefore...*BUMP*.

RIVER
Purple elephants are flying.
MAL
Good. Thanks for the update.

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Sunday, February 22, 2004 8:51 AM

WULFHAWK


Present...
Arms!

Take my love
Take my land

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Sunday, February 22, 2004 2:05 PM

WULFHAWK


and again

Take my love
Take my land

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Sunday, February 22, 2004 2:56 PM

SCIFIFAN


Welcome back Static, I have greatly enjoyed your posts and look forward to many more. After you have enjoyed your well deserved time home. Big Damn Heroes indeed!

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Sunday, February 22, 2004 4:45 PM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


I hope that your leave has been passing slowly! I also hope that the day your unit ships back to the States arrives fast and safe for you and your buddies!

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Sunday, February 22, 2004 8:45 PM

WULFHAWK


Present....Arms!

Order....Arms!

Take my love
Take my land

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Monday, February 23, 2004 4:28 AM

CIARA


*puts a bandaids on all the poor bumps* *gentle push* poor beaten-up thread! *waves to everyone*

Just a humble supplicant in service to all things Joss

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Monday, February 23, 2004 5:22 AM

LANDRY


I'm one of those damnable idealistic college students who thinks that there should never be war and that someday we'll see the end of it. So, being honest, I have to say that I'm not real sure that I'm happy about this war or any other. I wish that it had never started.

That being said, my grandfather was in WWII so he has a lot of strong opinions about our government and how it's run and so do I and we've gotten into more than a couple of yellin' matches about it.

But no matter what I think about any given war, I have never, WILL never, have anything but respect and admiration for the soldiers who put their lives on the line every day. Thank you for your sacrifice and the sacrifices of your family, Static.

Thank you.

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Monday, February 23, 2004 6:52 AM

ASTRIANA


Sending this back to the top, with love from the harem.

StaticHarem

~A~

...I'm still free,
You can't take the sky from me.

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Monday, February 23, 2004 6:54 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Bump

Hope Joss, someone from ME, or the cast get to see this!

"May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one."


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Monday, February 23, 2004 7:13 AM

SEVERA


Static,
I have shown your postings to several people and every one of them have become advid followers. We all have a great deal of respect for you and yours. We wish you all the best. You can't take the Sky from me.



Severa

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Monday, February 23, 2004 8:57 AM

KNIBBLET


*boot* Back to the top.

"Just keep walkin, preacher man."

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Monday, February 23, 2004 12:14 PM

ASTRIANA


So, Static, when should we re-start the letter-writing campaign? You won't be back over there for a bit yet. (Yay! ) Should we go ahead and send them now, or wait til you get back?

Love from my bit of Static's Harem,


~A~

...I'm still free,
You can't take the sky from me.

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Monday, February 23, 2004 3:30 PM

SHINY


Here's a "GORRAM FOX" bump!

RIVER
Purple elephants are flying.
MAL
Good. Thanks for the update.

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Monday, February 23, 2004 4:53 PM

ASTRIANA


Gently shoving this back to the top...


~A~

...I'm still free,
You can't take the sky from me.

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Monday, February 23, 2004 7:53 PM

BOLT


Just wanted to bump this back up for a little longer. Saw the thread awhile back, but didn't read. Glad it got bumped a few times and I hopped in. Very moving tale Static. Thanks for sharing!

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Tuesday, February 24, 2004 3:20 AM

WULFHAWK


Salute!

Take my love
Take my land

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Tuesday, February 24, 2004 4:29 AM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


bumping this post up to the top.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2004 6:39 AM

ASTRIANA


Sending you back to the top, darlin'!

~A~

...I'm still free,
You can't take the sky from me.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2004 3:26 PM

POOKIE


Hi there :-)

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Tuesday, February 24, 2004 6:54 PM

ASTRIANA


And back to top again... With lots of love to all!

~A~

...I'm still free,
You can't take the sky from me.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2004 4:02 AM

FIREFLYWILDCARD1


dragging this wonderful story back to the top.

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