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1. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 7y

...After suffering a minor setback while leaving the random port somewhere around London, Captain Isa and the crew have had to make alternative arrangements in order to reach their next destination in a timely manner. Though the crew successfully extracted themselves from the drink and returned to ship, the pea soup-thick fog caused the navigator navigating troubles. Seems putting the ship in reverse was not an option and it was full speed ahead right into the pier. Sadly, the ship will be in dry dock for repairs for a few days. (Such is life, the crew has to return to the UK very soon anyway.) Luckily, and after a few fevered phone calls, the Isa Manor Martini Blimp has been restocked, picked up it's passengers, flown at lightning speed and has now been spotted hovering over a mysterious patch of land somewhere around Melbourne. Thanks to the exemplary aerobatic (and navigational) skills of the Isa Manor Martini aviation team, the blimp has perfectly landed in front of two very large titanium doors in the Middle-Of-Nowhere-Melbourne. The crew along, with a special guest, disembark and knock on the doors...

Outside: Knock, knock...
Inside: Who's there?
Outside: Buster Poindexter.
Inside: Who?
Outside: You know, David Johanson aka Buster Poindexter.
inside: Who?
Outside: Pizza deliver for Peter The Shared Supreme Overlord Of All Things TP.
Inside: Well, why didn't you just say that in the first place!

And with that, the two very large titanium doors open with a whoosh-like sound that could deafen an elephant. (Well, they have those large ears - doesn't take much.) Upon entering the Daams Dungeon of the Doomed, quickly building a small stage, hooking up the sound equipment and setting out 120 pizzas of varying styles, Dexter (using the crew as back-up vocals) breaks into song...

See people rocking -- Hear people chanting -- Feeling hot hot hot
Keep up this spirit -- Come on let's do it -- Feeling hot hot hot
It's in the air - Celebration time
Music sweet - captivate your mind
We have this party song - This fundamental jam

So we go rum-bum-bum-bum
Yeah we rum-bum-bum-bum
Feeling hot hot hot -- Feeling hot hot hot - Oh Lord

Ha-ha

Ole ole - ole ole / Ole ole - ole ole
Ole ole - ole ole / Ole ole - ole ole

EE-yes girls

People in the party - hot hot hot
People in the party - hot hot hot
They come to the party know what they got
They come to the party know what they got
I'm hot -- You're hot -- He's hot -- She's hot
I'm hot -- You're hot -- He's hot -- She's hot
(Real hot) -- (Real hot) -- (Real hot) -- (Real hot)
Ha-ha-ha - Oh Lord

HAPPY 30th BIRTHDAY PETER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's hoping you have a wonderful day filled with family, friends, and all the things that truly make you happy. Hopefully, that new little one will not decide to make an appearance on your special day - but then again - what a great birthday present. Anyway - ENJOY!!!!!!!!

And with that, Captain Isa jumps onstage to do her solo only to be gagged and bound by the rest of the crew. Sadly, her moment of glory never arrives as the pirates have heard her singing in the shower and it's not a pretty sound. She hops off to the martini bar in hopes someone will at least remove the ropes from her hands and duct tape from her mouth so she can drown her sorrows...

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 7y

Happy Birthday, Peter!!!! Have a fantastic day and enjoy the sunshine!

(Yeesh, every year I'm convinced your birthday's in May. )

3. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5595 posts) 7y

Congrats to you Peter, and welcome to the 30+ club

4. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 7y

Quoting tway

(Yeesh, every year I'm convinced your birthday's in May. )

Heeheehee - that's would be Sam's birthday in May. But, considering they are Evil Identical Siamese Twins attached at the pinky, I can understand your confusion.

5. Posted by travelmama (First Time Poster 1 posts) 7y

Now this sounds like a party I'll have to attend! All that pizza -- I hope there's pepperoni..... And not to mention the illustrious birthday celebrity. Happy Birthday, Peter and we're hoping for many more! :) :)

6. Posted by marlis (Travel Guru 1167 posts) 7y

Happy Birthday Peter,
have a fantastic day.
30 is a fantastic age I hear(dont remember very well)

I will have some cold Polar beers on you
Marlis

7. Posted by Peter (Admin 5789 posts) 7y

Thanks everyone! It's been a great day so far and pizzas were indeed part of the occasion. We visited Giant Steps in Healesville near here for a lunch with those of the Daams family that are in the country (ie, dr.pepper, travelmama, dadmin, Janelle, mrs eric and young Miles of course). Some had pizzas, others had more sophisticated things like "turmeric chicken served with spinach and red lentils". That was my choice.

They say you don't feel any older when b'days come around. But turning 30, for some reason I do actually feel older. Should be easier to remember at least - those late 20s confused me, sometimes I forgot how old I actually was when people asked

8. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 7y

....and in a flash of bright green and slightly pinky skin (summer down under you know), accompanied by the flight crew of the Isa Manor Martini Blimp and several bartenders all singing in tune with Duster Bonktexter, comes Admiral Beerman, just in time for the celebrations and the cutting free of Captain Isa........

Halllooooooo, Master Co-Overlord person you, it is I, Admiral Beerman here to make Happy at you on this, the evening of your Most Happy of Happy Days....TA DAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!

Feerst, the pressies, then the entertainments. Please to accept this custom-designed Beerman Fashion Studios sun proof green speedo, perfect for protecting Co-Overlord goodies from harsh sun of large land-mass island place. Beerman is always careful to make protect of "packaged goods". Shark-proof too....no shark will ever make snack of goodies if protected by Beerman speedo. No, this is not all.......please to make accept of special never-to-run-dry tap of Special Beerman Lager, complete with Special Real Silver tree wood finish and chestwig shaped tap handle. Is nice, yes? Please remember to always make drink responsibly in fashion of Beerman. And lasts but not of all leasts, please to accept Special Edition DVD/CD of "Greatest Pirate Beach Songs of Captain Isa and Admiral Beerman", sung by entire crew of Isa Manor Martini Blimp and several bartenders with special guest appearances by String (from old band The Polices) and Los Lobos. Is very nice, yes?

Now is for entertainments. Beerman has very specials surprises for you today. Is special dance and sing chorus of "I Come From a Land Down Under", starring two very specials guests, Maammins and Daadmins!!!! Yay!!!!!! OK, team, hit it!!!

"I am coming from land Down Under,
Womens make glow and men make thunder,
Ya ya ya ya ya ya,
I weesh we knew the rest of the words-a"

OK, team is needing a little work on harmonizing and memorizing lyrics, but is sentiment that makes count.

So, Many Happy Days to you, Master Co-Overlord person. And always to remember, never limbo in a speedo.

....and in a nearly as bright flash of green and pink, Admiral Beerman leaps onto the Isa Manor Martini Blimp, accompanied by several bartenders, and proceeds to sky-write Happy Happy Happy many kilometers above the sun bleached land of Under Down. Unfortunately, too many martinis make for bad spelling, and the sky is emblazoned with Ha-Pee Ha-Pee Ha-Pee. Well, is thought that makes count, no?

9. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 7y

Happy Birthday, Peter!!!

Sounds like you had a great day! Wow, and we even have Mama Overlord posting for the very first time!

10. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 7y

Happy Belated Birthday ! Hope you had a fantastic day............