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McGurk76

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Tharg's Nerve Centre
« on: 24 January, 2018, 06:35:56 am »
I expect this has been discussed before but has anyone had any letters in 2000AD?
(Or while we're on the subject, anywhere else, interesting?)
I had two in - both quite silly ones - both circa 1993.
One under the name F Hallam, Peterborough (incorrect) asking whether 2000AD was planning an Abba special.
Another better one under the name C Hallam, Peterborough (correct) based on an anagram of Tharg's name.
I'd quite like to know the exact prog numbers they're in actually.
I was 16 and received a 2000AD mug each time. Sadly, the pictures on both mugs faded quickly after a few trips in the dishwasher.
My younger brother also broke one of them.
But I was pleased to get in. I still am!

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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #1 on: 24 January, 2018, 06:56:06 am »
I don’t think you’ll find anyone here cares much about the 2000ad lettercols. I’m 100% certain that no one has obsessively compiled a massive spreadsheet devoted to such a thing…
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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #2 on: 24 January, 2018, 08:38:12 am »

I had two in - both quite silly ones - both circa 1993.

One under the name F Hallam, Peterborough (incorrect) asking whether 2000AD was planning an Abba special.

Another better one under the name C Hallam, Peterborough (correct) based on an anagram of Tharg's name.

I'd quite like to know the exact prog numbers they're in actually.

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I wonder if it counts a pseudonym as one person?
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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #3 on: 24 January, 2018, 08:39:36 am »
A dubious claim to multiple letterhood here!

Sadly it seems that no Hallam is yet to have more than two letters published. Care to aim for the hat-trick, McGurk76?

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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #5 on: 24 January, 2018, 12:11:26 pm »
Excellent! Thanks. Will seek out those progs...

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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #6 on: 24 January, 2018, 12:46:29 pm »
A dubious claim to multiple letterhood here!

Sadly it seems that no Hallam is yet to have more than two letters published. Care to aim for the hat-trick, McGurk76?



I wonder what the record for time elapsed between letters being published is?

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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #7 on: 24 January, 2018, 01:19:04 pm »
First and second or First and so far, final?
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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #8 on: 24 January, 2018, 02:01:56 pm »
I wonder what the record for time elapsed between letters being published is?

This was definitely calculated at some point but I'm not going to be the mug who tries to wade through all the old threads to find it.
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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #9 on: 25 January, 2018, 11:57:15 pm »
I wonder what the record for time elapsed between letters being published is?

This was definitely calculated at some point but I'm not going to be the mug who tries to wade through all the old threads to find it.

Somehow I thought someone may have done the legwork in the past.  I'm not the mug either!

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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #10 on: 25 January, 2018, 11:58:41 pm »
First and second or First and so far, final?
First one, then the other!

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Re: Tharg's Nerve Centre
« Reply #11 on: 26 January, 2018, 07:06:40 pm »
I could be that mug but I'm packing to go to Porto! Nice to see the Beast out in the field bringing joy to all. My legacy is complete!