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My Quonah
September 3, 2006 3:27 AM   Subscribe

My Quonah. "My name is David C and I am the biggest idiot on this planet! Every girl I've ever met has done nothing except want me for what I had to offer them, the amount of cash I could throw their way and not for the person I was. One day that all changed when I meet a lady called Quonah..." Should she call him?
posted by feelinglistless (33 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
Did David really need to put a C after his name?

I'm pretty sure Quonah knows which idiot David is.
posted by tsarfan at 3:34 AM on September 3, 2006


from the tiny text on the poster

"the person that i love for granted time after time"


wtb english pst
posted by lazaruslong at 3:37 AM on September 3, 2006


ignore that, its late, im dumb
posted by lazaruslong at 3:38 AM on September 3, 2006


This is just viral marketing for some new type of seaweed-based protein food.
posted by Flashman at 4:07 AM on September 3, 2006 [1 favorite]


Saw one of these this morning, around the corner from my place in Camden - so they're spreading from Islington...
posted by runkelfinker at 4:11 AM on September 3, 2006


My vote is for viral marketing for a comeback album by The Knack.
posted by hawkeye at 4:29 AM on September 3, 2006 [1 favorite]


Did she change every phone number and email address she has to get away from this guy or something? Or is there some other reason the only medium he can communicate with her is through posters glued onto porta-potties?
posted by PenDevil at 4:44 AM on September 3, 2006


I suspect this is viral marketing, and I think Quonah shouldn't call. David C sounds like trouble.
posted by Hildegarde at 5:50 AM on September 3, 2006


Curiously, Quonah appears on this page. Can anyone work out the context?
posted by feelinglistless at 6:17 AM on September 3, 2006


feelinglistless, I get the impression it's a translation of a service from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer translated into a northwestern Canadian aboriginal
language. (And one most present day Anglicans might not be familiar with, since it is from such an old version of the prayer book).
posted by bugmuncher at 6:31 AM on September 3, 2006


The girl's ultra-distinctive first name will certainly help in tracking any discussion online.
posted by runkelfinker at 6:37 AM on September 3, 2006


No.

Next question?
posted by ?! at 6:53 AM on September 3, 2006


only creeps put their feelings in writing. End of story.
posted by sunshinesky at 7:10 AM on September 3, 2006


well, sunshine, if that's how you feel...
posted by NekulturnY at 7:16 AM on September 3, 2006


posted by sunshinesky: only creeps put their feelings in writing.

Would those be your true feelings that you've just written there?
posted by flapjax at midnite at 7:17 AM on September 3, 2006


quonah is my sister.
posted by quonsar at 7:38 AM on September 3, 2006 [2 favorites]


Is quonah, perhaps, a frog?
posted by HuronBob at 7:48 AM on September 3, 2006


Since it's London, I doubt that the Native American link holds much water. However, judging by the text of the Litany in English, if the Quonah in question gets her name from Neklakapamuk, a good guess for the meaning of Quonah would be Mystery.

...the plot thickens?
posted by Deathalicious at 8:05 AM on September 3, 2006


Ooh I'm such an idiot
Idiot
I was such an idiot
to my Qu-oh-na
posted by cortex at 9:22 AM on September 3, 2006


Great minds, hawkeye. Great minds.
posted by cortex at 9:24 AM on September 3, 2006


Here's why I don't think it's viral marketing. San Francisco is full of stuff like this. Makes ya think... I guess.
posted by smallerdemon at 9:38 AM on September 3, 2006


Quanah Parker might look askance upon this.
posted by mwhybark at 9:39 AM on September 3, 2006


Quonah is busy playing with Hopkin Green Frog.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 9:56 AM on September 3, 2006


hawkeye & cortex: I don't know, it could be the Kinks.

Well I met a nice lady at the porta-loo
She told me her name and now I'll tell it to you
It was Quonah
Qu-o-n-ah Quonah

posted by Shecky at 10:02 AM on September 3, 2006


I hope it is some viral marketing scheme. Beats poor Quonah, if that's even her name, having a creepy stalker.
posted by owhydididoit at 11:57 AM on September 3, 2006


Saw one of these in Chapel Market (Islington), between the McDonalds and Iceland I think. If it's just some guy, he must have spent quite a lot getting them printed -- the one I saw was closer to A3 size than A4.
posted by reklaw at 12:31 PM on September 3, 2006


Oh, and it seemed to be printed on some kind of sticky plastic, not paper.
posted by reklaw at 12:31 PM on September 3, 2006


I think Quonah is a strapless evening gown.
posted by dr_dank at 3:39 PM on September 3, 2006


dr_dank, you think everything is a strapless evening gown.
posted by Captain_Tenille at 7:45 PM on September 3, 2006 [1 favorite]


Oddly, I saw something like this years ago down near Lancaster Gate.

smallerdemon, you make me miss SF so much. love your site!
posted by shoepal at 9:43 PM on September 3, 2006


IF this is remotely 'real' then the guy's got more money than brains, and he's a complete and utter loser. In my youth I was often a desperate lunatic over one girl or another, but never in my wildest dreams would I have done what this guy's done.

Either it is a complete and utter prank/scheme/whatever, or the dude's a total nutter. He should just beat off and forget about her. Plenty of other fish in the sea. Granted, they'll all just want him for his money, but he really should rethink this illusion that this bad. Take what you can get on this worthless, spinning rock.
posted by ZachsMind at 11:17 PM on September 3, 2006


I wonder what the 'C' stands for?
posted by asok at 7:13 AM on September 4, 2006


From the linked discussion:

"The lady in question was spray painting out her name when I went past it the second time. She explained to me that he beat her up on the Saturday and that he was a stalker. I can believe that... she looked seriously p*ssed off

[8] Posted by: Gemma | September 4, 2006 5:33 PM"
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