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Re: 7th *Heaven*?
Posted By: wintermute, on host
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2001, at 02:31:58
In Reply To: Re: 7th *Heaven*? posted by julian on Thursday, September 27, 2001, at 00:01:36:

> > > I think, if a soldier only fought in one *battle*,
> > I wouldn't call him (or her) a veteran, even if
> > they were a ranking officer.
> >
> > Not even if that one battle was a huge,
> > important one like Gettysburg or D-Day?
> I suggest that the analogy you're looking for is that one can be a veteran from a war, but not a single battle. Same way, you can be a veteran of a series, not a single episode.
> jul"Now, if that war only has one battle, and if that \"series\" only has one episode...."ian

Ah. Yes, that was what I was trying to say, but for some reason I couldn't quite put it into words.

winter"Well, except for the words I made up myself, and you probably don't know those"mute

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