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Old 07-23-2012, 02:47 PM   #71
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I don't have a FB account, and neither does my husband.

No fun for us that are friendless
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Old 07-23-2012, 03:26 PM   #72
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As others have said, when somebody has a name beginning with an initial it's obvious that for whatever reason they prefer to be called by other than their first name. Koop's first name is Charles. Maybe he didn't like being called Chuck. Maybe he didn't like being called Charlie Koop. Maybe as a kid he was taunted with the moniker "Chicken" Koop and got to hate his first name. (His father's name was John so it wasn't a name confusion thing.)

C. Everett Koop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Maybe he just likes to be called Everett because it sounds more dignified than Chuck or Charlie. His dad's middle name was also Everett.
I like Chicken better.
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:44 PM   #73
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Seems to sometimes be a matter of snoobishness. Many directors on corporate boards use an initial for their first name.
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:46 PM   #74
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say it ain't so, jp.
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:01 PM   #75
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Seems to sometimes be a matter of snoobishness. Many directors on corporate boards use an initial for their first name.
In the future you may call me G. Who Cooks.

Actually that's Cooques but I didn't want to use my real last name.

Hey, if Koop wasn't such a snob he'd probably be content to pop the tab on a few cans of beer with you and let you call him Chuck.

Maybe his friends do call him Chuck, did you ever think of that?
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:00 PM   #76
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maybe he prefers chaz.

he is a doc, afterall.
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:33 PM   #77
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:25 AM   #78
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In the future you may call me G. Who Cooks.

Actually that's Cooques but I didn't want to use my real last name.

Hey, if Koop wasn't such a snob he'd probably be content to pop the tab on a few cans of beer with you and let you call him Chuck.

Maybe his friends do call him Chuck, did you ever think of that?
I prefer not to consume beer from cans smaller than 25 liters.
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Old 07-27-2012, 08:55 AM   #79
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I dont have one and never had...it just doesnt interest me enough....forums are so much better in my opinion
One thing I find about FaceBook in comparison with forums, is it is easier to dodge the negative types. You just click a couple of options, and then they are gone, unlike on forums where moderators make decisions and not always effective and/or good decisions about what to do with abuse reports.
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:05 AM   #80
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One thing I find about FaceBook in comparison with forums, is it is easier to dodge the negative types. You just click a couple of options, and then they are gone, unlike on forums where moderators make decisions and not always effective and/or good decisions about what to do with abuse reports.
Moderators here are always on the ball. I have no problem with the job they do. The rules are simple. Follow them and no one should have any problems.
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