Who is this FD Standpipe?

Person of mystery?

Person of interest?

Real name or pseudonym? IUOMA member? Guy or gal? Young or old? Tall or short? Long hair or short hair? Working or retired? Serious or funny? Dog or cat? Chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry? White, black, red, yellow, purple, or green?? Inquiring minds want to know!

Hmmm...Let me put on my sleuth hat! 

What we do know:

- Omitted Return Address

- Sent from New Jersey (Postmark)

- Sends postcards

- Sends 'crossed-out' prose / phrases

- Let's us know that "It's 2018 and the World Is..."

- Uses letter stamps

- Recycles

Other FD Standpipe sightings on IUOMA:

- Jay Block's recent blog post, "FD Standpipe sends a fit of laughter"

-Manda Ballew's recent posted photo, "Unknown Sender"

You are invited to telephone, write letters or, submit tips if you have information that might help solve this case.


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Comment by Finley Union on July 7, 2018 at 5:07am

I concur with delight! Love the random anon in my mailbox! thank you FD Standpipe!

Comment by Jayne Barket Lyons on May 14, 2018 at 4:28am

Great detective work, Brooke Cooks! Yes, it would be nice to reply to this mystery person. Maybe someday...

Comment by Brooke Cooks on May 12, 2018 at 4:28am

I also received a postcard, maybe the beginning of April.  I Googled FD Standpipe, and I suspect the alias means, FIRE DEPARTMENT STANDPIPE.  Not much to go on...  Mine is 22/? where yours is 28/ ?.  The words on my PC, are from a comedian and so are both of yours.  I think the book is "Born Standing Up; A Comic's life", by Steve Martin.  I do like the mystery, but I would also like to reply.

Comment by Jayne Barket Lyons on April 25, 2018 at 3:58am

Barbargirl ~ thanks for sharing your post card. I would love to use the phrase "the plot thickens," but without additional clues I'm not sure it would be appropriate! :) Keep your eyes and ears open!

Comment by barbargirl on April 24, 2018 at 8:56pm

The mystery continues...I recently received one of these cool PCs but I am afraid I did not uncover additional clues.



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