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PrivateSnafu11 Jul 2017 9:21 p.m. PST

What will our Dear Editor's return look like? Is it McArthur wading ashore the Philippines triumphantly or is it Clark Griswald arms loaded with souvenirs and tchotchke's?

Keep it secret, kept is safe. i.e. keep it kind, play fair

Let's hear your ideas.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2017 9:30 p.m. PST

Something like this, I imagine.
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Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2017 10:40 p.m. PST

Probably something like this.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2017 10:52 p.m. PST

I'm sure this is him right now:


I just hope that he doesn't end up needing a post-vacation vacation.

It has happened to me, specially if the return trip involved long drives and even longer flights.



robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 4:02 a.m. PST

Oh, I expect the usual. People will swap out cockades, put their shakos on top their muskets and shout a lot.

It's not likely he'll come through the motel wall with an axe.

whitphoto Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 5:12 a.m. PST

Fire and brimstone! Wrath and fury!

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 5:31 a.m. PST

I was thinking atop a fiery chariot, sun ablaze, akin to Appllo.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 5:48 a.m. PST

Hope he doesn't get back until I've finished building my 2000 meter tall solid gold presidential statue. (Payed with TMP membership fees of course)

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member12 Jul 2017 9:12 a.m. PST

Like Melkor, he will destroy the Sun and Moon and initiate the Dagor Dagorath.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 9:28 a.m. PST

But will he awaken the Ogru Jhihad?

TGerritsen12 Jul 2017 10:01 a.m. PST

I imagine it will be like this…


HidaSeku12 Jul 2017 10:15 a.m. PST

I envision something similar to the scene in Braveheart when Longshanks returns to his son and his advisor…

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 11:21 a.m. PST


Is this the one you mean?



Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 11:23 a.m. PST

Am I longshanks effeminate son? I guess Cacique Caribe is the one going out of the window then.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 11:28 a.m. PST

Lol. What in the world? That's not what I meant. It's just what HIDASEKU was talking about. :)


Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 12:40 p.m. PST

I assume he referred to me as the son. Since I've been running TMP as your perfect glorious El Presidente. And since you've been the worst of my ministers (by encouraging me) you'll go head first out of the tower of TMP (now renamed Gunfreak Plaza)

HidaSeku12 Jul 2017 1:10 p.m. PST

Just remember what happens if you try to pull a dagger on the king…

boy wundyr x Inactive Member12 Jul 2017 1:35 p.m. PST

I think we should all wear ape masks.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 1:54 p.m. PST

We already are (you should have specified none human ape) or simply said gorilla masks.

Cyrus the Great12 Jul 2017 7:54 p.m. PST

In a way, he never left!

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 8:06 p.m. PST

The Once and Future king? I can see that.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 8:24 p.m. PST

Grand President Gunfreak has been running things in
Bill's absence ?!?!?!

DAYEM ! That explains a LOT ! Like, where we're
going, AND why we're in this handbasket !!

Oh, about Bill's return: not with a bang, nor a whimper,
but quietly – but do NOT mistake the fire in his eye for
a gleam…

Volleyfire13 Jul 2017 1:58 a.m. PST

I expect it might be a bit like the Egyptian shopkeepers in Alexandria and Cairo, who in expectation of Rommel's victory at El Alamein had already changed their shop signs to German, and then had to promptly change them back to English.

coopman Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2017 5:50 a.m. PST

Descending from the clouds on a white horse, red cape billowing behind, and the light of 100 suns shining on him from above.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2017 6:54 a.m. PST

Or perhaps…..
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troopwo Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2017 7:52 a.m. PST

I was thinking along the lines of The Ten Commandments when Moses returns from Nubia, except a few less ostrich feathers.

Volleyfire13 Jul 2017 2:00 p.m. PST

I'm thinking it could be akin to the arrival of the Bishop of Bath and Welles perhaps.Answer the door Baldrick.

Volleyfire17 Jul 2017 6:28 a.m. PST

On what day will Bill return exactly and bring to an end the coup of Grand President Gunfreak?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP20 Jul 2017 2:40 a.m. PST

(I'm paraphrasing scripture here:)

About the day or the hour, only the Father knows, for he will come like a thief in the night, when you expect him the least. :)


Volleyfire20 Jul 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

Since this is a 24 hr website it is always nighttime somewhere in the world, so I guess that means he could appear anytime then.Oooooer.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP20 Jul 2017 3:12 a.m. PST

Well, it really runs as if having a 23-hour day and a 1-hour night. :)


Legion 421 Jul 2017 5:58 a.m. PST

Fortunately … this was not his homecoming/his return … wink


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