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... will return.

(One quick note. Thanks to all the MMNB users who said they like the unique blend of stories, comments, obscure references, cultural allusions and sports reports that make up the site, and urged me not to change a thing. I appreciate it. The goal here is always to write stuff that nobody else does...and we see no reason to change that strategy anytime soon. But it’s always nice to get a little positive reinforcement.)
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