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    Cyburbian michaelskis's avatar
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    The Greatest Ever?

    Have you ever noticed how people say something is “THE GREATEST EVER!” and they are very confident that they are right? For example, Maister mentioned that a place in Grand Rapids has the greatest ribs ever.

    It made me wonder about what do you feel are some of the greatest ever? Things such as who is the greatest baseball player ever, what is the greatest movie ever, who is the greatest musician/ singer ever, or what is the greatest steak sandwich ever?
    Not my monkey, not my circus. - Old Polish Proverb

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    This is the greatest ever internet message board post!

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    M'ski and Maister are Teh Greatest STAN's Ever.
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    My husband is the greatest ever!
    It is all a matter of perspective!!!

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    Cyburbian michaelskis's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Wanigas?
    This is the greatest ever internet message board post!
    Hey, you replied to it...
    Not my monkey, not my circus. - Old Polish Proverb

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    My son is the greatest ever! Besides being the smartest and best-looking kid ever!
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    Quote Originally posted by otterpop
    My son is the greatest ever! Besides being the smartest and best-looking kid ever!
    Is Helena next to Lake Woebegone, where all the Women are Strong, all the Men Good Looking, and All the Children Are Above Average?

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    Barry Bonds is the greatest "performance enhanced" baseball player ever. I hope I can gain 20lbs of muscle at age 40......
    Who's gonna re-invent the wheel today?

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    I have also noticed that quite often a restaurant or a club will advertise with the phrasing that includes "World Famous". Yesterday's Swanton, OH, newspaper (published weekly) had an advertisement for "Our World Famous BBQ Chicken" at the local VFW hall.

    How does one determine "world famous"?

    If I am in Paris, France, and run into a fellow Swanton resident and mention the good BBQ chicken, does that sentence kick the product into world famous status?

    BTW.....tell Maister that the BBQ ribs I cook are the "greatest ever".

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    Quote Originally posted by Bear Up North
    If I am in Paris, France, and run into a fellow Swanton resident and mention the good BBQ chicken, does that sentence kick the product into world famous status?
    I think for the World Famous status to take hold, a Parisian would have to mention the BBQ Chicken in Swanton.
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    Every time my girlfriend goes to a restaurant, she tells me how the food there is the best ever


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    I am the Greatest Ever human being!
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

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