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Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« on: December 21, 2008, 10:09:12 am »
Throughout the cavernous reaches of Hurog, there have been echoes of giggles and whispers (and a great deal of off-key singing).   

In honor of Mike's solstice birthday, the Hurogs present a filk.  * pause for appreciative gasps *  And not just any filk.  A happy filk.  A Hurog filk.  Which may grow new verses as more Hurogs chime in (musically, of course).  The first of its kind.  A masterpiece

Okay, maybe not a masterpiece.  ;)

Anyway, Happy Birthday, Mike.  We have a touching faith that you will be able to make this sound much more musical than we could.  Enjoy.  :D




Don't Worry, Mike's On It   (sung to the tune of "Don't Worry, Be Happy")


There's a little forum that we love to visit
You might want to see if the folks are in it
Don't worry, Mike's on it

In every life we have some trouble,
But Mike makes it better on the double,
Don't worry, Mike's on it

Don't worry, Mike's on it now don't worry, Mike's on it
Don't worry, Mike's on it, don't worry, Mike's on it

When chat gremlins your post just ate
And all of your replies are late
Don't worry, Mike's on it

When your cocoa starts to bubble
Mike adds pepper and makes it double
Don't worry Mike's on it

When your car refuse to start
And it starts to fall apart
Don't worry, Mike's on it

When trolls are about,
And they are ready to spout
Don't worry, Mike's on it

When you need a silver bullet,
But you don't know how to make it,
Don't worry, Mike's on it

Ain't got no dash, ain't got no style,
Ain't got no books to make you smile,
But don't worry, Mike’s on it

When he hears that mournful cry;
'My TBR pile's less than high',
Don't worry, Mike's on it

Soon there'll be a contest with books and more,
The Briggs make us happy with winners galore,
So don't worry, Mike's on it

'Cause when you worry, your posts go down,
And that will bring everybody down,
So don't worry, Mike’s on it
Don't worry, Mike's on it
Dear Lord, be good to me.  The sea is so wide, and my boat is so small.

You let a wolf save your life, and you pay and you pay, and you pay...

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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2008, 01:06:42 pm »
yeah Elyll that's clever
life is terminal

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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2008, 05:44:30 pm »
* waves hands frantically *  Not just me, it was a group effort.  Care to add anything?  :D
Dear Lord, be good to me.  The sea is so wide, and my boat is so small.

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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2008, 05:53:12 pm »
When the sun's all but gone,
and druids moan of the death of year,
Mike was born to set the tone,
Don't worry, Mike's on it.
Don't worry, Mike's on it.
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2008, 03:57:26 pm »
That is really cute Ellyl!
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2009, 09:15:36 am »
Welcome, everyone.  We'd like to introduce the first annual Mike Briggs Birthday Roast.  This year, our theme is “Chuck Norris-isms”  

And in keeping with that theme, we bring you this artwork by our own Elle!
Forgive us, Mike.




First, we need to say “Hey Fear, Mike Briggs is here. Don't drop the soap!” (Nottled weighs in.  ;D )

There is no 'ctrl' button on Mike Briggs' computer. Mike Briggs is always in control.

Mike Briggs' house has no doors, only walls that he walks through.

"When Mike Briggs types ctrl+alt+del, the program doesn't shut down. It apologizes and commits harakiri."

"Mike Briggs never loses while playing "Minefield" coz the mines move whenever he clicks them."

"Mike Briggs doesn't need Winzip to compress his files. He just takes them in his fist and squeezes."

 "Mike Briggs doesn't need a firewall: he wards off malware with his glare."

"Mike Briggs doesn't need an antivirus. Viruses bounce off his fists."

Mike Briggs can build a house, barn, and workshop in one day and still has time to bake a chocolate cake.

The computer Gods don't bother Mike Briggs, they cower in fear every time they see him.

An angel got so afraid of Mike Briggs, it's still on top of that Christmas tree.

 Mike Briggs doesn't need to shave, his wits are so sharp he just speaks and the hair falls off.

If Mike Briggs had made the world, he would have finished in five days and wouldn't have needed any days to rest.

Chuck Norris was a wimp until Mike Briggs took pity and taught him half of what he knows.

If Mike Briggs had been in "Star Wars" they wouldn't have NEEDED six movies!

"There is no 'other experience' listing for jobs Mike Briggs applies at; he's done everything."

Mike Briggs is the Host here at Hurog.
He keeps up the server and error logs.
When the server broke down,
He straightened his crown,
And brought things back in line for his Hurogs.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2009, 10:46:09 am by Elle »
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2009, 09:25:46 am »
You guys are all so brilliant. :) All I have to add is:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MIKE!!!

Thanks for making this board such a lovely place to be. :)

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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2009, 09:35:33 am »
What Kate said!! :)

Happy Birthday Mr. Mike!!

I hope you'll enjoy our creativity. :D ;D
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2009, 09:35:48 am »
CarolKat wrote this in your honor, but won't have a chance to get on until late, so she asked me to put it up for her.

Impatiently waiting for the new tome,
A snippet appears on a page we call home.
Tantalizing, teasing it ends and then - PSYCH!
"It's all I can give you," says Mr. Mike.
It's your Birthday, have a shot; don't sip it,
Then you can give us another snippet!

 :-whistle     :D    :-whistle    :D
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2009, 10:41:08 am »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

My co-worker Sandy says "happy birthdya" also :)
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2009, 10:48:56 am »
Happy Birthday, Mike.  >D
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2009, 10:52:37 am »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY

MIKE


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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2009, 10:53:42 am »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIKE!

Have a fantabulous day, and thank you so much for all of your hard work. *HUGS*

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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2009, 11:20:53 am »
Must chime in with short "Mike can do ANYTHING" story.

My Michael complained about my fabric stash (which is pitiful compared to my friends) not being neat and tidy, so I told him to go buy me cabinets.  Mr. Mike then chimes in, "Michael & I can make them nicer for less than you can buy them".  And they did.  Okay, my Michael never *quite* finished putting the last drawer together, but they're really pretty OAK finish cabinets. :-LOVE
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Re: Mike's Birthday (The Actual Day)
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2009, 11:36:39 am »
Happy Birthday Mike.

We just added another cousin to our family today.  It's a birthday kind of day!