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Helen Thomas' nameplate vanishes
Washington Examiner ^ | August 13, 2010 | Nikki Schwab

Posted on 08/13/2010 11:54:13 AM PDT by re_tail20

Just like the veteran reporter who use to sit in that seat, Helen Thomas' White House briefing room nameplate is gone. But turns out, it wasn't removed to make way for the Associated Press, which is getting Thomas' front-row seat. Instead, it has vanished.

It disappeared earlier this week, and nobody seems to know who took it. With tourists coming in and out of the briefing room every day, it seems plausible someone might have nabbed the name plate as a souvenir, one source told Yeas & Nays. Thomas, who was interviewed by Mediaite's Tommy Christopher, doesn't have it at home with her either.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: ebay; helenthomas; napl

1 posted on 08/13/2010 11:54:16 AM PDT by re_tail20
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To: re_tail20

It will show up on Ebay...


2 posted on 08/13/2010 11:55:33 AM PDT by Allthegoodusernamesaregone
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To: re_tail20

look in the ugly-bucket


3 posted on 08/13/2010 11:55:41 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: re_tail20

Probably show up on ebay.


4 posted on 08/13/2010 11:55:46 AM PDT by ABQHispConservative (November, here we come!)
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To: re_tail20

I think the sorcery worked.


5 posted on 08/13/2010 11:56:07 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Crypt Keeper needed it for next week’s funeral service.


6 posted on 08/13/2010 11:57:44 AM PDT by King Hawk
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To: re_tail20

I have been saying all along she took herself. And of course she did. When you change jobs, or retire, or have to leave in disgrace, you take with you that little triangular thingie with your name on it that sits on your desk in case your employees can’t remember your name. That was her little triangular thingie.


7 posted on 08/13/2010 11:57:53 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Allthegoodusernamesaregone

“It will show up on Ebay...” At a cost of how many Dinar’s I wonder?


8 posted on 08/13/2010 11:58:18 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: re_tail20

It is needed for certain Satanic rituals.


9 posted on 08/13/2010 11:58:35 AM PDT by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: re_tail20
If they can steal a nameplate, what else are they stealing? Our money! Our freedom! Our sovereignty! Our respect! Our lives, in general!
10 posted on 08/13/2010 11:58:54 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: re_tail20

I thought Fox News got that seat.


11 posted on 08/13/2010 11:59:08 AM PDT by pennboricua
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To: La Lydia

I worked at a place once that a woman was let go, she took EVERYTHING, stapler, pencil sharpener, desk set, everything except the trash basket!...........


12 posted on 08/13/2010 12:01:11 PM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: re_tail20

IT WAS THE JOOOOOOZ


13 posted on 08/13/2010 12:01:20 PM PDT by Colvin (Proud Owner '66 Binder PU, '66 Binder Travelall,)
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To: Red Badger

Cheesy.


14 posted on 08/13/2010 12:02:03 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: re_tail20
Probably met the same fate as this poor puppy.

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15 posted on 08/13/2010 12:02:06 PM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: re_tail20; Aardvark111; ACK ACK; Al Koa; Angel of Beth; another_bot_for_W; ApeNipples; axe2grin...

I see my hands' True Life Trivia
Low Volume Ping List
On? Off? Private Reply Please

I have brass seat plate #1 from The Exeter Street Theater.


16 posted on 08/13/2010 12:03:02 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: re_tail20

I thought Fox was getting her seat.


17 posted on 08/13/2010 12:05:43 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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To: I see my hands

Were you at a seance?


18 posted on 08/13/2010 12:08:38 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: abigailsmybaby
I thought Fox was getting her seat.

Front row now, but not her center seat.

19 posted on 08/13/2010 12:09:56 PM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: Red Badger

I worked for a guy who when he fired or laid off someone, he would steal their name plate and mount it in his office like a trophy. He ha dozens of them. Really creepy.

He was a real life goule who got his rocks off by ruining peoples lives.

Fortunately, he finally got canned. The company finally noticed that his department had turnover at 3X the average.

We had a going away party for him the Saturday after he left. Strange thing was, somebody forgot to invite him.


20 posted on 08/13/2010 12:12:43 PM PDT by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: re_tail20

Oh gee, AP will really balance the coverage. I guess that is close enough for them to really wedge their nose right up in there.


21 posted on 08/13/2010 12:13:42 PM PDT by gthog61
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To: re_tail20

Maybe instead of a “Beware of Dog” sign...it will be modified to read “Beware of Helen Thomas”? I’d think twice before breaking into a place...


22 posted on 08/13/2010 12:13:58 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: re_tail20

23 posted on 08/13/2010 12:26:18 PM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: re_tail20

Won’t be able to tell the difference between ugly helen and the AP


24 posted on 08/13/2010 12:29:50 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: re_tail20
A highly respected and very intelligent man at work, liked by everyone, died suddenly ~ on the very day we were expecting him to return from an illness of some sort.

It was such a cold blow.

Then, within two weeks we heard the first "Old what'shisname's office".

25 posted on 08/13/2010 12:34:27 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: wideawake
"Were you at a seance"

Close.. Wednesday matinee.


26 posted on 08/13/2010 12:41:30 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: PLD

Great picture that sums her and her ilk up very nicely.


27 posted on 08/13/2010 12:58:59 PM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: re_tail20

Has Sandy Berger been by the White House for a visit lately?


28 posted on 08/13/2010 1:11:06 PM PDT by Teotwawki (Live free or die. Seriously. It's not just a state slogan.)
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To: re_tail20

BFL


29 posted on 08/13/2010 1:13:40 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: re_tail20
It might make a nice doorstop.


30 posted on 08/13/2010 1:48:40 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Check the vistor logs for a guy in HazMat gear.


31 posted on 08/13/2010 2:33:36 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Red Badger

32 posted on 08/13/2010 3:08:12 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: don't invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: re_tail20

Somebody probably spilled water on it, and it disintegrated.


33 posted on 08/13/2010 4:09:30 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Politicians exist to break windows so they may spend other people's money to fix them.)
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To: Red Badger

She didn’t take the trash basket? How did she carry all that stuff out? Was the boss’s briefcase missing as well? Did she raid the stationery cabinet too?

Sorry to joke about it, but that made me LOL. She’s a petit thief, and cheeky to boot.


34 posted on 08/14/2010 4:51:14 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady

She literally had a cardboard box putting stuff in it a toting it out to her car. People saw her packing and said nothing until she had gone..............


35 posted on 08/16/2010 5:25:00 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: Red Badger

she took EVERYTHING, stapler, pencil sharpener, desk set, everything except the trash basket!.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Somewhat like the guy working in a Russian plant.
He would go home after his shift and the security guard would inspect his wheelbarrow etc.
This was a ritual for 20 years and on the retirement date of the guard he stated “I have seen you leave here every day for 20 years and I know you are stealing something comrade. I am retiring, so your secret is safe with me. Please, what are you taking?”

“Wheelbarrows”.


36 posted on 08/16/2010 5:55:02 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 ) FIRE ALL INCUMBENTS)
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To: xrmusn

LOL!...I heard that same joke 20 years ago, only it was a old Mexican and a US border guard...........


37 posted on 08/16/2010 5:57:56 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: Red Badger

Most places I’ve worked, if somebody got let go, they were escorted off the property. That prevents theft, data destruction, spite vandalism, etc. If it had been a problem employee, two people did the escort to prevent he-said-he-said situations too.


38 posted on 08/16/2010 6:35:00 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Tagline left home again. Door hit it in the azz on the way out.)
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To: TheOldLady

This was not an firing type situation, but it was a long time ago, BC, in fact, (Before the Computer)..................


39 posted on 08/16/2010 6:39:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: re_tail20; beckysueb; Bookwoman; DirtyHarryY2K; Dominic01; freedomlover; greatdefender; ...
Courtesy ping for the Helen Thomas ping list, for old times' sake.
40 posted on 08/18/2010 2:52:01 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: re_tail20
P.S. Why would anybody want it?
41 posted on 08/18/2010 2:54:08 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: seanmerc

Obviously, Helen stole it. But I’m glad all traces of her have been removed from the room! A silver lining!

Thanks for the ping!


42 posted on 08/18/2010 3:57:44 PM PDT by Melian ("There is only one tragedy in the end, not to have been a saint." ~L. Bloy)
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To: seanmerc; Slings and Arrows

She took it herself. No one else on the planet would want it.

She is hoping everyone will forget she left in disgrace.

Thanks for the pings...


43 posted on 08/18/2010 8:50:55 PM PDT by LucyT (~We lived in the best place, in the best of times, in all of human history. I'm so grateful.- LucyT)
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To: LucyT

Always a pleasure.


44 posted on 08/18/2010 11:17:11 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: re_tail20

No doubt stolen by a secret admirer...


45 posted on 08/19/2010 6:43:16 AM PDT by Bookwoman ("...and I am unanimous in this...")
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