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 ====== Captain Literal ====== ====== Captain Literal ======
  
-A [[Great Offices of AH.com#​Great Office of AH.com]]. The Captaincy-Literal is awarded to the poster who takes the most jokey posts absolutely seriously and gives a missing-the-point answer. Previous holders of the title include [[luakel]] and [[Torqumada]];​ at present the Captaincy-Literal is held by [[Dan1988]].+A [[Great Offices of AH.com#​Great Office of AH.com]]. The Captaincy-Literal is awarded to the poster who takes the most jokey posts absolutely seriously and gives a missing-the-point answer. Captains Literal are also noted for answering questions that are obviously intended to be rhetorical. Previous holders of the title include [[luakel]] and [[Torqumada]];​ at present the Captaincy-Literal is held by [[Dan1988]].
  
 Some have argued that [[Romulus Augustulus]] should hold the Captaincy-Literal,​ but this is probably too specific a social defect to tie him down to. Some have argued that [[Romulus Augustulus]] should hold the Captaincy-Literal,​ but this is probably too specific a social defect to tie him down to.
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 +Another recent candidate for Captain Literal is [[alt_historian]],​ who somehow managed to misunderstand a joke by //​[[Keenir]]//​ and take something //​[[Leej]]//​ said too literally in the space of one day, an unprecedented role reversal.
  
 Captain Literal is often misread as '​Captain Li**b**eral',​ which is a far more hotly competed for title on AH.com. Captain Literal is often misread as '​Captain Li**b**eral',​ which is a far more hotly competed for title on AH.com.
  
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