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    Smile Have a Nice Day!

    Ok, seeing how NJ has been out of service for a while, I tried thinking of a subject title that he would use. Don't think I did a good job though.

    Smiley Face Could Come To License Plates
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    POSTED: 3:47 p.m. EDT April 15, 2003

    BOSTON -- The famous, yellow smiley face could be coming to Massachusetts license plates.

    A hearing will be held in Boston Tuesday on legislation to create a smiley face plate.

    The late Harvey Ball designed the yellow graphic 40 years ago. His son, Charles Ball, is leading the effort to put the happy icon on cars.

    He says he figures road rage would be reduced with enough smiley faces on the highways.

    Proceeds from the specialty plates would fund the World Smile Foundation. The charity distributes grants to schools and libraries across the state.
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    Ok, let's have a little game.

    Reply by submitting titles you think NJ would use!
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    Not creative enough to think of a title.

    But you see the shirts with the smily face and the one with the bullet hole in the forehead.

    you get sick of the face.

    How about a smiling paperbag. Think about it ADZE could be famous.
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    "New Jersey... Not NY's armpit anymore!"

    "New Jersey... We're better than Iraq!"

    "New Jersey... Only 50 more years for Love Canal to be clean again!"

    "New Jersey... The State that means well!"
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    Engine5FF, not the state, the person.

    Hey Adze, I thought it was Forrest Gump that came up with the smiley face! Didn't you see that documentary about him?
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    Originally posted by Bones42
    Engine5FF, not the state, the person.

    Hey Adze, I thought it was Forrest Gump that came up with the smiley face! Didn't you see that documentary about him?
    I thought so too. I guess we better write to the Massachusetts legislature and request that they change the bill to reflect the proper origins of the smiley face.
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    O.K....Adze, How about "Welcome to Wal-Mart?"
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    you get sick of the face.
    There were neumerous (sp??) (a lot) of reports of Barney being beaten up because people got sick of seeing & hearing him.
    I commute 1.5 hrs. twice a day (on the GSP), and I don't think that the guy with smilely face cutting me off or driving too slow in the fast lane, would be more liked, in fact I am more inclined to think he be a smart *****.

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    Originally posted by Engine5FF
    "New Jersey... Not NY's armpit anymore!"

    "New Jersey... We're better than Iraq!"

    "New Jersey... Only 50 more years for Love Canal to be clean again!"

    "New Jersey... The State that means well!"

    Love Canal is in Niagara Falls NY not NJ.
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    Lew, I wonder if he means that all the garbage from Love Canal is going to Jersey.

    Everyone knows that Jersey is the Garbage State.
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    OK , OK, Probibly an inside thing, but why oh why are you trashing the "Garbage State" this should only be done by those of us who are sentenced here !!!
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    sentenced to New Joisey? 42 years and counting.
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    Originally posted by Bones42
    Engine5FF, not the state, the person.
    OOPS, my smiley face just went from yellow to red. I guess I just jumped at the chance for some NJ bashing and got it in the wrong context. Ignore the Love Canal refrence and insert this one. "New Jersey...Beaches Are Now 72% Bio-waste Free!"
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    I'm only sentenced to NJ 40 hours a week, but I think the Real NJ's headline would say: "Massachusetts Smilin' Now"

    I DO have 2 "State" bashes, though:

    New Jersey: Where the women have hair bigger than _____________

    New Jersey: NO LEFT TURNS ALLOWED, RIGHT IS MIGHT!
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    36 years into a life sentence.


    Ya, ya, keep bashing the state, you only do it because you know it's so great.
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    34 years & counting (6 years work release in Uncle Sams Canoe Club.) And I came back !!!!!
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    Originally posted by SANDSTROMJM
    34 years & counting (6 years work release in Uncle Sams Canoe Club.) And I came back !!!!!
    What's the matter? Violated your probation?
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    I was free & clear, made it out to the left coast, but guess the fumes gave me dain bramage, and next thing I know I'm waking up in NJ.
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    I slept at a NJ rest stop once on my way home from NC...woke up with a phlemmy, harsh cough that lasted over a year. Doctor said he didn't think New Jersey had anything to do with it, but I think he was full of it...my clean New England lungs couldn't take that air I guess
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    Default ssshhhhhh !!!!!!!!!

    I know I am violating a state secret.
    You see, we (citizens of NJ) decided to keep the undesireables out of NJ making the route through most unplesant. We send you through the most industrial sections, and then we send you through farm land and to top it off we toll the s*** out of ya. We don't allow outsiders to see the splender & glory. The mountains, rivers, ect.
    It's only for those who deserve it.
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