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Cooter Countdown Resets
These are resets of the Cooter Countdown - meaning, times when someone on Metafilter said "I'd hit it" or its equivalent.
resets of the timer
- December 30, the clock starts.
- December 30, thanks to found missing, in the very next comment after jessamyn's above statement.
- December 30, thanks to pyramid termite
- December 30, jessamyn would have reset it if she could, but she can't.
- December 31, thanks to Afroblanco
- December 31, thanks to Stewriffic
- December 31, thanks to Blazecock Pileon
- December 31, thanks to Astro Zombie
- January 5, thanks to not_on_display
- January 6, a reference to a deleted comment
- January 8, thanks to PeterMcDermott
- January 20, thanks to Firas
- January 24, on a technicality, Astro Zombie, again
- January 24, thanks to Flem Snopes
- January 29, thanks to onlyconnect
- January 29, reference to deleted comment
resets: 8. total to date: 14.
- February 4, though jessamyn can't reset the clock herself
- February 4, thanks to cortex
- February 10, thanks to GrammarMoses
- February 15, thanks to Astro Zombie, again
- February 19, due to 1, in a deleted thread, with alternate phrasing?
- February 22, thanks to Ambrosia Voyeur
- February 22, thanks to Admiral Haddock
- February 23, thanks to Ambrosia Voyeur, again
- February 26, thanks to JanetLand
- February 28, thanks to flapjax at midnite
resets: 8, questionable: 1, total to date: 22.
resets: 3, to date: 25.
- April 4, thanks to DarlingBri
- Another deleted comment somewhere around here.
- April 11 punched the clock often.
- April 16, thanks to ericbop
- April 23, thanks to not_on_display, who fails often
- April 29, thanks to not_on_display, again
- April 30, thanks to Cool Papa Bell
resets: 10, to date: 35.
- May 7, thanks to cortex, again
- May 8, thanks to Ambrosia Voyeur, again
- May 13, thanks to Mister_A
- May 18, thanks to Falling_Saint
- May 20, thanks to Floydd
- May 20, thanks to valentinepig
- may 22, thanks to blue_beetle
- May 29, thanks to valentinepig, again
resets: 8, to date: 43.
- June 2, thanks to i_am_a_Jedi
- June 6, signal quoted it.
- June 6, thanks to bwg
- June 10, thanks to bink
- June 11, thanks to furtive
- June 18, thanks to not_on_display, again
- June 20, thanks to PeterMcDermott, again
- June 21st, this post is posted.
- June 21, thanks to flapjax at midnite, again, in a reference to this page
- June 22, jessamyn declares not_on_display resets to not count
- June 27, thanks to Blazecock Pileon, again
- June 27, h00py may have reset the timer. We need a ruling from the judges on this one.
- June 28, not_on_display posts an epic fail. Should posts / comments count, in this deleted thread, by someone who can't reset the counter any more?
- June 28, thanks to wendell.
- June 28, thanks to blue_beetle.
- June 28, thanks to SirStan.
resets: 12, questionable: 2, to date: 55.
- July 2nd, thanks to quonsar.
- July 9th, thanks to It's Raining Florence Henderson.
- July 10th, thanks to ZenMasterThis.
- July 10th, oneirodynia ... um. it's already been reset for the day.
- July 16th, thanks to The Straightener.
- July 16th, thanks to clearly.
- July 17th, thanks to nudar.
- July 25th, thanks to loquacious.
- July 28th, thanks to WidgetAlley.
resets: 8, questionable: 1, to date: 63.
- August 3, quoted by Ms. Saint
- August 6th, quoted by Forktine
- August 6th, thanks to mandymanwasregistered
- August 8th, quoted by onlyconnect
- August 22nd, thanks to UbuRoivas
- August 22nd, thanks to Blazecock Pileon, again
- August 22nd, thanks to a post by ShadePlant & too many responses to list.
- August 25th, quoted by found missing
- August 27th, thanks to nevercalm
- August 29th, thanks to uandt
- August 30th, mathowie notes another kind of reset
- August 30th, quoted by wemayfreeze
resets: 5, questionable: 6, total to date: 68.
- September 2nd, thanks to nasreddin.
- September 8th, thanks to a new sockpuppet with a reset sort of name
- September 8th, thanks to signal.
- September 10th, thanks to notashroom.
- September 10th, thanks to brevator (paraphrase).
- September 11th, thanks to Samuel Farrow (paraphrase, deleted thread)
- September 11th, thanks to a graphic comment by garlic.
- September 13th, rokusan meant "with a shoe," & I laughed at it out of context.
- September 14th, nickyskye quoted it in likely the smartest comment on this list.
- September 16th, thanks to empath.
- September 22nd, thanks to rusty
- September 26th, thanks to fantabulous timewaster (quoted)
resets: 6, questionable: 5, total to date: 74.
- October 5th, thanks to flabdablet.
- October 9th, thanks to klangklangston (quoted).
- October 21st, thanks to It's Raining Florence Henderson (quoted)
- October 22nd, thanks to MikeMc.
- October 23rd, thanks to fixedgear (quoted).
- October 24th - deleted comment.
- October 24th, thanks to Stynxno.
- October 25th, thanks to william_boot (deleted thread).
- November 3rd, thanks to brevator.
- November 7th, thanks to salishsea (paraphrase).
- November 10th, thanks to cjorgensen (ironic & meta).
- Broaching the topic in an unrelated MeTa thread led to resets:
- November 13th, thanks to pyramid termite.
- November 20th, thanks to schroedinger.
- November 25th, quoted by sleepy pete.
- December 1st, A Mefi thread hosted a den of stupidity:
- December 2nd, The clock is ditched.
Use the search tool for "i'd hit," "hit that," "hit it", & within the page, search for the rest of the phrase. Or even find what you searched for, due to the odd characteristics of the search tool. Or search for cooter, which is a very odd phrase to type.