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    Churlish Johnny Footstool's Avatar
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    Little Footstool on the way

    My wife and I heard the heartbeat on Wednesday, so I guess it's safe to announce that we're having a baby.

    I'm not nervous at all, thanks in part to the pages and pages of fatherly advice I've absorbed from my fellow RedsZoners.

    The baby is due in September. I'll post a picture of Ken Griffey Jr. Footstool soon after. Rest assured, he/she will be wearing a baby-sized Reds hat in the photo (the same hat Papa Johnny Footstool wore when he was a toddler back in 1975).
    "I prefer books and movies where the conflict isn't of the extreme cannibal apocalypse variety I guess." Redsfaithful

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Congratulations, Johnny! You are in for life's most wonderful ride. Don't let the sun set on any day without realizing how fortunate you are to be chosen for life's most important undertaking!

    The child will be raised by a Reds/Bengals fan, so he/she already has a leg up in life.

    Help stamp out, eliminate, and do away with redundancy.

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Baseball bat in one hand, guitar in the other.

    "I prefer books and movies where the conflict isn't of the extreme cannibal apocalypse variety I guess." Redsfaithful

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
    Baseball bat in one hand, guitar in the other.

    That combination might not be good for the guitar with the little feller is about two years old! Don't give it both at once!

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Congratulations and well done
    Go Gators!

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    I'll go cheap on the first few guitars.
    "I prefer books and movies where the conflict isn't of the extreme cannibal apocalypse variety I guess." Redsfaithful

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    Congrats Johnny (and Mrs.) Babies are great. Enjoy every age and stage.


    Oh, and sleep now, cause come Sept, you won't!!
    Will trade this space for a #1 starter.

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Outstanding work, Johnny.

    Well done.

    Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Work??? I'm sure it was a chore for him.

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Quote Originally Posted by RedBloodedAmerican
    Work??? I'm sure it was a chore for him.


    It's nice when you can enjoy your craft.

    Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Ditto what Creek said. I haven't really slept since my son was born in '00.
    That's not so bad, though- I probably slept too much anyway. At home, under my desk at work, at Bengals games...

    Being a dad is a lot of work, and it has changed the way I live, and I'm a better man for it. Joy to you and best of luck!
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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Makes all the routine posts.

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way


    Nothing to see here. Please disperse.

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Congratulation Johnny and Mrs. Johnny! I've got #2 on the way, arrival date in August.
    Wear gaudy colors, or avoid display. Lay a million eggs or give birth to one. The fittest shall survive, yet the unfit may live. Be like your ancestors or be different. We must repeat!

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    Re: Little Footstool on the way

    Quote Originally Posted by Yachtzee
    Congratulation Johnny and Mrs. Johnny! I've got #2 on the way, arrival date in August.

    omitted... bad joke about a #2 on the way.

    Congrats to Johnny and Mrs. Stool.

    Be sure to let us know when Mrs. Stool has #2 on the way...

    See there I go again.
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