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    Default Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!



    Happy Birthday Doug!

    I hope you have a most excellent day, my friend!
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    Happy happy birthday!
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    Happy Birthday Doug!

    And many more trips around 'Ol Sol!
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    Hey Doug, Happy Birthday! Hope it's a good year for you and yours. And on this very day, in 1998, Pioneer 10 and Voyager 1 were the same distance away from the Sun, 69.4 AU (6.45 billion miles). So there you go
    A special day in a few ways!

    Have a good one, man!

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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG!!
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    Hi Doug. "BrokeStarGazer" says it all. And, most of us are now in the same boat with you too. I hope that you have a wonderful day today Doug, have a Happy Birthday, and with many, many more to come.
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    hey thanks guys/gals. Big 32 today.....lol. Thought I might just take a few Advil just in case something new starts hurting. New telescope last weekend and V-day a few days ago....."broke" for sure. Only asked for a ice cream cake so we will see if that happens.
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    Default Re: Happy Birthday BrokeStarGazer (Doug)!

    Happy Birthday Doug!
    I hope the day is a good one for you
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