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Congratulations, Ralph and Manfred!

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Ralph Hexter, the president of Hampshire College (my esteemed educational institution) announced today that he married his longtime parter, Manfred Kollmeier, over Labor Day weekend. This makes Ralph the first married gay college or university president, and one of only a dozen or so gay presidents nationwide.
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Manfred?
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When I send my most sincere, heartfelt congratulations, should I address the newlyweds as Mr. and Mr. Hexter, or Mr. and...uhhh...what's the etiquette here?

May I also point out, for the benefit of the less open minded and enlightened board members, the vast courage it took for this couple to announce such an event in the right-wing, bigoted atmosphere that is Hampshire College.
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They have gay guys named Ralph?
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Congratulations!
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wow grats.
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That's cool.
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I didn't even know there was a college in New Hampshire.
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Tegan wrote:I didn't even know there was a college in New Hampshire.
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congrats though
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Hampshire's in western Massachusetts. I love my tiny weird college; nobody knows where it is.
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Hampshire's in western Massachusetts. I love my tiny weird college; nobody knows where it is.
I wonder if there's a correlation between that and having a president who's the husband of some guy named Manfred.
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Songs For Silberman wrote:Hampshire's in western Massachusetts. I love my tiny weird college; nobody knows where it is.
I agree. Everyone thinks I'm in Knoxville, when I'm kind of in the other direction. It's great...
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[quote="Johnanananand
I agree. Everyone thinks I'm in Knoxville, when I'm kind of in the other direction. It's great...[/quote]

Knox isn't in Knoxville?

What's next? .... that Northwestern isn't in Washington?
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Knox is very near Knoxville, though.

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Not really. It's in northwesternish Illinois, three hours almost due west of Chicago.
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Yes, really. It's like, 6 miles away on 74. I was just there.

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ImmaculateDeception wrote:Yes, really. It's like, 6 miles away on 74. I was just there.

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Negativity triumphs again!

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I don't even know where to begin ... :oops: :sad:

..... other than this demonstrates why there is so much animosity towards geography in the Quizbowl realm.

edit: I meant Quizbowl .... not the Illinoiscentric term for it ... apologies
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Kent B moer liek Kent C a wrote:
Tegan wrote:I didn't even know there was a college in New Hampshire.
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congrats though
Isn't there some kinda college in Hanover.
Like, a friend told me it was kinda good once. Maybe that's just me.
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Deesy Does It wrote:
Kent B moer liek Kent C a wrote:
Tegan wrote:I didn't even know there was a college in New Hampshire.
qft

congrats though
Isn't there some kinda college in Hanover.
Like, a friend told me it was kinda good once. Maybe that's just me.
I hear there are those who love it.
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