Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

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Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby rbearman » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:23 pm

Is there a story behind this? I'd like to know it! Thank you!
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby trilobyte » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:31 pm

Jack Rabbit was the playa name of the person who started the newsletter.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby Dr Helix » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:53 pm

That's it? Geez, I would have at least liked a better buildup. Like he was some sort of mythical creature who entered Burners dreams and foretold the future. At the very least some lurid tale that finished with a hare raising ending. :mrgreen:
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:03 pm

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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:19 pm

Dr Helix wrote:That's it? Geez, I would have at least liked a better buildup. Like he was some sort of mythical creature who entered Burners dreams and foretold the future. At the very least some lurid tale that finished with a hare raising ending. :mrgreen:

You're thinking of Jackalope Speaks.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby tummler » Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:50 pm

Ah, beaten to the punchline on "Jackalope Speaks"!
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby mdmf007 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:27 am

Trilos yanking your chain, a talking rabbit is responsible for the content.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:02 pm

tummler wrote:Ah, beaten to the punchline on "Jackalope Speaks"!

And only by 31 minutes... (Which can be a moment of eplaya time...)
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby danibel » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:03 pm

Huh. I thought it was the ghosts of all the killed Jack Rabbits on the road to BRC. I learn something new every day.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby Dr Helix » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:16 pm

Good thing his first name wasn't Roger.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby ygmir » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:24 pm

Dr Helix wrote:Good thing his first name wasn't Roger.

or his last name wasn't Oph.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby Elliot » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:46 pm

ygmir wrote:
Dr Helix wrote:Good thing his first name wasn't Roger.

or his last name wasn't Oph.

Oh oh.... Ygmir is channeling Richard Pryor as "Mr. Meoff".
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby GreyCoyote » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:37 pm

I've always giggled at the name "Will Chase". Sorta like... ummm.. well... DUH! WHO WOULDN'T!!!! :mrgreen:

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A: To try to read the lettering on the hub caps... (groan!)
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby trilobyte » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:09 pm

Dr Helix wrote:That's it? Geez, I would have at least liked a better buildup. Like he was some sort of mythical creature who entered Burners dreams and foretold the future. At the very least some lurid tale that finished with a hare raising ending. :mrgreen:


It doesn't make a difference what the answer was, there'd be someone out there bitching about it. :wink:

Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story, though. Feel free to cook up and tell your campmates and friends whatever you like :)
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby Dr Helix » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:30 pm

trilobyte wrote:
Dr Helix wrote:That's it? Geez, I would have at least liked a better buildup. Like he was some sort of mythical creature who entered Burners dreams and foretold the future. At the very least some lurid tale that finished with a hare raising ending. :mrgreen:


It doesn't make a difference what the answer was, there'd be someone out there bitching about it. :wink:

Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story, though. Feel free to cook up and tell your campmates and friends whatever you like :)


Honestly, it was tongue in cheek. But I like the myth concept.
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Re: Why is the newsletter called The Jack Rabbit Speaks?

Postby trilobyte » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:11 pm

I read it as tongue in cheek, and kinda meant my reply the same way. :)
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