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[Jul. 2nd, 2005|06:16 pm]
Nate Bunnyfield
The exact origins of the name "Donkey Kong" are unclear and debated. The most common explanation of the name is that it was created by Shigeru Miyamoto as a combination of the word "Kong" from King Kong, and "Donkey", a word which Miyamoto (with his loose understanding of English) believed was a general synonym for "stupid." Another similar version of the story said that Miyamoto used the word "Donkey" to represent the stubborn aspect of the ape's personality. It is believed by many that the name "Donkey Kong" was the result of a typo on the original cabinet's art work for "Monkey Kong", but this has been denied by Miyamoto and others.

excerpt from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 01:25 am (UTC)
That was hot.
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From: natebunnyfield
2005-07-03 01:27 am (UTC)
An alpha mare dictates the direction in which a family herd travels, while the stallion brings up the rear, "herding" his family. Recently, researchers have observed that a form of democracy appears to exist among horses. For instance, if the majority of the herd wants to stop and eat, the whole herd follows suit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse

Sounds like a family car trip to me.
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 01:31 am (UTC)
I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS MAN!

(did you get my email? about my mom's computer? any ideas?)
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From: natebunnyfield
2005-07-03 01:40 am (UTC)
Mr. Wikipedia knows what he's talking about.
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 01:44 am (UTC)
Sexist. Chicks and trannies can create pages on there too.

Although no one necessarily knows what they're talking about.

:)

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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 01:33 am (UTC)
Although, really, I've never met a horse who didn't want to stop and eat, so they make democracy look easy. No real red hot "we need O'Connor" issues.
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 01:47 am (UTC)
P.S.

This whole "working from home" thing?

Brilliant!

I've written like, two short paragraphs in four hours!
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From: natebunnyfield
2005-07-03 01:57 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 02:02 am (UTC)
They use minis as guide ponies for the disabled now too.

So if I go blind, you know what to get me.

Mmm, pony.

Let's get one anyway.
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From: natebunnyfield
2005-07-03 02:13 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 02:16 am (UTC)
I'm sorry, what did you say? I'M BLIND.

Hey I miss you. Let's do codependent grocery shopping.
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From: natebunnyfield
2005-07-03 02:18 am (UTC)
let me finish up northen california.


hey, can you see me working on the monitor or not?
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 02:23 am (UTC)
Nah, your monitor is defying ghostliness.

You finish NoCal, I'll finish this story. DEAL.
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From: natebunnyfield
2005-07-03 02:29 am (UTC)
I'm on my way home.
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[User Picture]From: subplot2
2005-07-03 02:32 am (UTC)
Yea! We win!

:)
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