Where is the Munchkin Man?

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Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by frugalhen » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:17 pm

At first I found it hard to believe someone could actually speak of themselves in the third person, but like someone passing a traffic accident, I was drawn in to some of his posts.

Now, I have to admit I wonder whatever happened to the munchkin man? Is he out there? Is he ok? Heres hoping all is well with the munchkin man!

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by LadyGeek » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:59 pm

This thread is now in the Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community forum.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by slow n steady » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:18 pm

Slow n Steady always enjoyed reading his posts as well. Slow n Steady had to click on a thread when he was the OP.

Penny Stocks, coke cans from the vending machine, and large jugs of bleach. Those are the things that stick out when Slow n Steady thinks about the Munchkin Man. Ohh, and driving slowly. :happy

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by beardsworth » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:20 pm

Earlier this year there was a thread asking people to name inactive forum participants they missed. Munchkin Man was mentioned along with others. I wrote him a private message, drawing his attention to it and expressing the hope that he'd return. That PM is still sitting in my Bogleheads messages "outbox," never claimed. I hope he's OK.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by FamilyMan » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:33 pm

I think he just got tired of writing that way. His long, third person replies probably took him an hour to write each in such detail.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by The Wizard » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:11 am

I was a fan also and we PM'd a few times, about his fave Thai restaurant in Las Vegas, for instance.
But I gathered he was roughly my age (62 and counting) plus he had some sort of disability that he had to fight Social Security to acknowledge and start sending him monthly checks.
Bottom line is that I feel MM has probably departed this world. I would like to be proven wrong, but this is one of the crummy things about internet anonymity...
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by nisiprius » Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:42 am

See my posting wishing that the forum could offer some kind of voluntary identity escrow.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by NAVigator » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:01 am

nisiprius wrote:See my posting wishing that the forum could offer some kind of voluntary identity escrow.

The problem with that idea is that any normal person responding would refer to him in the third person and people would think was back.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by Quasimodo » Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:12 pm

Happy trails to you, Munchkin Man, wherever you are.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by stratton » Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:21 pm

...and then Buffy staked Edward. The end.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by chaz » Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:30 pm

I like the munchkin man, and wish him well.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by 555 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:56 am

NAVigator wrote:
nisiprius wrote:See my posting wishing that the forum could offer some kind of voluntary identity escrow.

The problem with that idea is that any normal person responding would refer to him in the third person and people would think he was back.

I am Munchkin Man. Oh wait, that's logically inconsistent.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by LadyGeek » Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:40 pm

He's back! See: The Munchkin Man Diet
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by tc101 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:44 pm

At first I found it hard to believe someone could actually speak of themselves in the third person


Read Armies of the Night. Norman Mailer got the pulitzer prize for speaking of himself in the third person in that. He did do it better than the Mmunchkin Man.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by chaz » Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:49 pm

Good to have MM back.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by Nicolas » Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:36 pm

The Munchkin Man seems to have disappeared again.

The Munchkin Man last logged on exactly 1-1/3 years ago.

I hope all is well with the Munchkin Man!

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by Ged » Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:13 pm

Wherever you are MM, don't let the flying monkeys get you.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by chaz » Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:03 pm

The chaz wants the MM to post again!
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by The Wizard » Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:09 pm

chaz wrote:The chaz wants the MM to post again!

The Wizard does also, but fears MM may have passed on...
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by Mrs.Feeley » Sun Dec 21, 2014 8:04 pm

Last we heard the Munchkin Man was headed to his class reunion. We would like an update on the Munchkin Man's adventures. :D We miss the Munchkin Man and hope he is well.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by Riprap » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:54 pm

The favorite post thread made me wonder about Muchkin Man. Any signs of him?

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by sschullo » Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:48 pm

yea, he had a energy and a good heart, but seriously, I never understood what he said probably because I didn't know why.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by Gill » Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:15 pm

He hasn't been on since 8/21/13 - over two years.
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by ShiftF5 » Sat Sep 19, 2015 8:47 pm

I always enjoyed MM's postings.

Hopefully he is ok and one day will return.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by tomd37 » Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:16 pm

Based on reading another post, I thought I would bring up this subject again, if not just for good memories. :)
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by UncleBen » Sat Jun 11, 2016 7:51 am

Has anyone PM'ed the Munchkin Man? It would seem to be more efficient than asking where he is in a place where he obviously isn't :confused.

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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by abuss368 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:22 am

Those posts were one of a kind!
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by nisiprius » Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:48 pm

While we're on the subject: where is Chaz?
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Re: Where is the Munchkin Man?

Post by LadyGeek » Sat Jun 11, 2016 10:36 pm

Chaz is discussed here: Chaz Watch (last post May 30, 2016)
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