Lines in your signature


August 11, 2006, 06:53 PM
I was just wondering how you chose the quotes, or “catch phrases” in your signature?

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August 11, 2006, 06:55 PM
I use whatever quotes/phrases strike my fancy, and keep them until I either grow really bored with them, or find something better. I think I've cycled through maybe half a dozen lines since I have been here.

August 11, 2006, 07:32 PM

August 11, 2006, 07:33 PM
Tremors. 'Nuff said.

August 11, 2006, 07:34 PM
I think that one sentence sums up the most important thing I believe.

August 11, 2006, 07:39 PM
I chose lines that are reflective of my general outlook on life, either inspiration, sickly funny or just plain weird. And the occasion political statement.

Evil Monkey
August 11, 2006, 07:41 PM
I find the media hilarious.:D

August 11, 2006, 07:46 PM
i find mine either funny or applicable to my philosophy on life

August 11, 2006, 07:47 PM
I use whatever quotes/phrases strike my fancy, and keep them until I either grow really bored with them, or find something better.
That's pretty much my criteria, too... just whatever tickles me, or I think is profound.

August 11, 2006, 07:49 PM
'Cause i like them, and they seem to fit my personality and lifestyle...

August 11, 2006, 07:52 PM
I don't enjoy being ripped off.


Charles S
August 11, 2006, 07:55 PM
Simply what my advice is worth.

August 11, 2006, 07:57 PM
THR Moderators slap me around until I find one that isn't offensive. ;)

On a serious note, I do like to reduce the text size (by using the [size=1] tag) to make for less clutter on the board. Makes things easier to read, I highly suggest this to everyone as a courtesy to others. :)

August 11, 2006, 08:13 PM
My method:

First I hire a talented staff. Then I form them up into various committees. Once each committee creates its portion of my statement I assemble yet another committee to compile each individual part into a single complete statement. Once this is done this draft of the statement is sent to an editor for review and revision. Following the review process the statement is returned to the previous committee for a redraft. Once the rewrite is complete it is sent back to the editor. When the editor feels it is worth being viewed by THR members it is sent to me. If I agree that it meets the extremely high standards of THR then I have my secretary enter it into my signature line. :D

August 11, 2006, 11:17 PM
sounded good

August 11, 2006, 11:23 PM
One is from V For Vendetta and should always be kept in mind, as for the other...

It just popped in my head. I laughed. I put it in my signature.

August 12, 2006, 03:40 AM
Sig 1... from one of the greatest shows ever.

Sig 2... from the greatest wife ever.

August 12, 2006, 07:04 AM
It's the way I live.

the pistolero
August 12, 2006, 07:06 AM
One of my favorite quotes, from one of my favorite works, from a writer whose quality I can only hope to match one day.

August 12, 2006, 07:13 AM
Mine is one of the primary reasons I'm pro-gun.

August 12, 2006, 11:03 AM
There are indeed some good sig lines on this forum. I think some get carried away though... .choose ONE! It's sorta crazy (and bordering on annoying) to see posts where the sig is twice as long as the post.

August 12, 2006, 12:05 PM
zoom6zoom, are you a talking about me ??

Matt King
August 12, 2006, 12:07 PM
zoom6zoom, are you a talking about me ??

I know he's not talking about me. :neener:

August 12, 2006, 12:29 PM


Ben Shepherd
August 12, 2006, 12:46 PM
I guess you can just call me "old school".

Mine come from classic westerns, and I carry revolvers, not brass shuckers.

August 12, 2006, 01:17 PM
I took an old phrase, and modified it for "clips."

August 12, 2006, 01:36 PM
Read a good book once.

"Where is the weapon with which I enforce your bondage?
You give it to me every time you open your mouth." -- Frank Herbert

"The day hums sweetly -- if you have enough bees working for you." -- F.H.

August 12, 2006, 04:49 PM
No fancy catch phrases just a listing of the clubs I have membership in and an airplane site someone asked me to attatch.

The other info pertains to TFL membership.(TFL was closed at the time!)

August 12, 2006, 05:46 PM
Shameless commerce.

August 12, 2006, 06:03 PM
I just took an old saying I use to hear and (modified) it.:D

August 12, 2006, 06:16 PM
One's a comment about me.

The other's a joke told by Craig Charles, from the Series 4 Smeg Ups on the Red Dwarf DVD.

August 12, 2006, 06:22 PM
something that I wish every patriotic Californian were aware of. Feinstein needs to go, she is a freedom-hating SOCIALIST.

August 12, 2006, 06:33 PM
I make up my own usually. I do have some old fidonet tags I like though I made up many of those.

August 12, 2006, 06:40 PM
I really like Patton and we need someone like him now days. :)

August 12, 2006, 08:18 PM
They say what I believe in and what I think of modern living

Chuck Dye
August 12, 2006, 08:34 PM
My own signature is a chestnut from the fields of ethology, sociobiology, population biology, and other sciences, but I post here to say that I often log on just to see what pax currently has for a sig line. :)

August 12, 2006, 08:39 PM
I couldn't think of anything clever or deeply philosophical on my own. Plus Stephen Decatur is one of my favorite historical figures. Or at least one of my favoritve figures in the history or the U.S.Navy.

August 12, 2006, 08:46 PM
1. I am a Robert Ruark Fan.

2. Member of The Firing Line before it closed and has since re-opened

3. I am still trying to train THR Staff.
I earned my Reprobate Certificate from Old Fuff -

Old Fuff has yet to send me my Certificate.
THR just cannot seen to figure out how to put "Reprobate" under my username.

If want something done - sometimes you gotta do it yourself. :)

August 12, 2006, 08:57 PM
I added mine a long time ago. It was after some of the spelling/grammer Nazi's had been a little more active, than I cared to listen to, on the board. It's from a Pulitzer Prize winning writer.

August 12, 2006, 09:46 PM
I don't recall exactly where I saw mine but it fit my personality to a T. I happen to think that generally, most people fit into the latter category, the sheeple.

Have a great Kenpo day


August 12, 2006, 09:50 PM
First part of the first one because I am a strong believer in education and believe that today's educational system is sorely lacking in some areas - the second part because I am pro-military and I honestly do have a problem with illegal immigration. I also believe that both parts compliment one another.

The second came from a saying on a personalized license plate frame given to me by a beautiful young lady that became my wife.

August 12, 2006, 09:52 PM
zoom6zoom, are you a talking about me ??

Honestly, I had no one particular in mind. But some of us are still stuck on dial up...

August 12, 2006, 09:58 PM
I pick something that I feel that I or others need to be reminded of.

August 12, 2006, 10:03 PM
Word. :cool:

I just lack the imagination & creativity & originality to come up w/ anything even remotely witty, politically pertinant or even just worth sticking next to my name as a sig line

Note: this may change - plagerism lives!

August 12, 2006, 10:28 PM
I was just wondering how you chose the quotes, or “catch phrases” in your signature?I got tired of typing it over and over again in posts.

August 13, 2006, 01:37 AM
I've pared my signiture down as much as I can. I think it's pretty succinct now.

Sylvilagus Aquaticus
August 13, 2006, 02:40 AM
Favorite pet causes.


August 13, 2006, 01:03 PM
When we were fighting the Ït's a Crime, Bill," I closed my company and started a newsletter, which I called (TA-DA...) Armed and Safetm. I went out and roused the rabble, lettered the editors, arm twisted politicians and generally made a nuisance of myself. We lost and I was never able to get my company started back up again. It was worth the effort, though.

Others I just tack on as they strike my fancy.


August 14, 2006, 12:47 PM
I saw mine on the back of Charlie Daniels' album Steel Witness. I take it to mean stand strong for the things in which you believe--which for me is God, Family, Country.

Plus, it is a very good album.

evan price
August 15, 2006, 02:56 AM
I started changing mine for variety's sake and because the mods got sick of them. The current one is from Death to Smoochie, a surreal journey through the depths of childrens' edutainment. It is apt, in that it refers to doing things, "For the Children...", the cry of the liberal weenie gun grabbing Socialist. In this case, the bad guy winds up falling afoul of the Irish mafia and suffering a Brothers Grimm inspired fate.

Merv Green: It was a mistake! an Honest mistake! I only did it to help the Children!
Tommy: You like kids, eh?
Merv Green: Yes!
Tommy: You like fairy tales, then?
Merv Green: Yeah!
Tommy: Jimmy, tell him the one about the worthless pr*** that got his head chopped off with an axe.

August 15, 2006, 04:22 AM
It was in a line to a poem I wrote.

August 15, 2006, 04:28 AM
I plan to change my lines soon to this quote from a non-fiction book by Special Agent Joe Pistone(FBI-retired)/AKA; "Donnie Brasco":

"Carrying a gun is hard, it's even harder if your a big fat ****."


August 15, 2006, 06:35 AM
I shouldn't need to explain my signature, it's sufficiently awesome enough to explain itself. :D

August 15, 2006, 06:40 AM
Mine sums it up for the most part. I lost my uncle and a brother in law to unloaded guns.

August 15, 2006, 10:32 PM
I chose to take the liberty of paraphrasing one of the most profoundly true statements ever made by one of the greatest thinkers of the 19th Century. The message is timeless -- it's as true today as it was after the Civil War.

August 15, 2006, 10:56 PM
Mine came from my aging, opinionated, and highly respected CHL instructor.



XD Fan
August 15, 2006, 10:58 PM

I really wish you had not posted this question. I hope that does not offend you; I mean it is a good question, and I enjoy many of the answers. However, I am terrified that Biker is going to stop laughing and actually tell us the origins of his third signature line. :) :what: :what: :eek: I am certain that would be TMI.

Ala Dan
August 15, 2006, 10:59 PM


Since the age of 7; and I'm now 59 years young~!:D

August 15, 2006, 11:33 PM
I am trying to keep my firearm cache on the dl.

August 15, 2006, 11:40 PM
I chose that line because in my life it seems few things turn out as planned. So on the few times things work out right...I feel like I've found a prize...hence, the line.

August 15, 2006, 11:53 PM
Mine changes from time to time, so in case I change it later; "So I says to Borg; As long as we're up here, one of us ought to Moon those Saxon dogs!!" -This is the line under a cartoon picture of a guy being carried down from castle battlements, belly down on a stretcher, with a butt full of arrows.

The one I had before was from "Running Scared", when Billy Crystal is questioning a bad guy, who says; "No habla englais." He sticks his .38 in his nose, and says, "Hablo Smith and Wesson?"

August 16, 2006, 09:19 AM
Murphy's Laws of Combat. My second favorite is 'friendly fire isn't' followed by 'tracers work both ways.'

And being an old Supply pogie, 'Remember the equipment you use was made by the lowest bidder.' :eek:

Aggie's Revenge
August 16, 2006, 10:34 AM
I stumbled across my mine while working in the Training shop while stationed with Marine Security Forces in Naples, Italy.

It just says so much about training and fighting smart.

August 16, 2006, 11:18 AM
First line is obvious. Only I have it tattooed on my arm as well. becuase I live in Missouri and I frequent that forum there. is a site I've been working on for some time. I'll get it done eventually. I have some things up but everything I have done is sitting waiting to get completed before I upload it for public viewing.


Ex-MA Hole
August 16, 2006, 12:30 PM
Mine should speak for itself.

Fred Fuller
August 16, 2006, 12:37 PM
It's a prayer...


August 16, 2006, 12:51 PM
Do I even have a signature?

August 16, 2006, 12:54 PM
Do I even have a signature?

Yup it is:

A word about zombies.
Reciever of four whole +1s.
I have 97 GMail invites, PM me your eMail address and I'll shoot you one out.
Take The High Road!

August 16, 2006, 12:59 PM

Rich K
August 16, 2006, 02:31 PM
Have been an Ayn Rand fan for years.

August 16, 2006, 02:54 PM
Mine comes from a Simpsons episode where Homer becomes a country music manage and names himself Col Homer like Elvis's Manage Col. Tom Parker.

My father, a Col. in the Army, was watching the show with me and uses the line all the time even they do call him Col because he was as he says a Dumbass army guy.

August 28, 2006, 10:42 PM
Well, that and I figured I'm too old, have too many firearms, and am too secure in my manhood to duplicate the sophomoric list of "guns owned" sig line that sprouts up on this forum like noxious weeds. :cool:

August 29, 2006, 03:56 AM
After a year has passed I'll take off the tributer to my mom. Otherwise I change them as I get the whim.

August 29, 2006, 09:04 AM
The one about cats is because my cats are great friends and companons.

The zero tollerance is for the love the creator has for us.

As for my handle, my late southern belle wife gave it to me when I asked her what to use.

Keith Wheeler
August 29, 2006, 09:42 AM
Mine's pretty self-explanatory.

"For great justice, launch all Sig"

August 29, 2006, 04:25 PM
I'm a Nurse, and former LEO, and I was in the infantry and Ammo with the Army. A lot of my coworkers/friends/family don't understand some things I do/say so I always use this quote as an explanation.

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