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Re: The person below me

Postby southern crone » Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:36 pm

No. I will stop mid-type and go to my beloved dictionary my grandmother gave me when I graduated high school in 1977.


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Re: The person below me

Postby Thecatman » Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:44 pm

Hell No! That's when I graduated high school too, and yes like you, I use a diconary in the book form


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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:47 am

No, it's not really that entertaining.
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Re: The person below me

Postby shroom » Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:19 am

yes, electronic is good for a lot of things, some I'm still old school
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Re: The person below me

Postby ranger magnum » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:22 am

Clearly I do not, as is evident by my last post. Though hearing about a fist may have been interesting.

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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:04 am

I gotta do household chores.
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Re: The person below me

Postby Eric » Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:21 pm

No, but every night around 3am it's the Running of the Crazy Cats



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Re: The person below me

Postby VultureChow » Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:24 pm

Well technically neither of those examples are insects, but I had a Rose Hair Tarantula named Sally. When I went off to college, she went to one of my science teachers. She was very friendly and easily handled.

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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:00 pm

No. I'm sure that's how my ancestors made it through famines. I hope we don't have any famines where I am in my lifetime...
tpbm worries about food riots bringing down all sorts of lovely things.


Edited to add: Can we say arthropod?
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Re: The person below me

Postby shroom » Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:34 pm

nope. not worried.
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:35 pm

Yeah. Which I am letting slowly die.
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Re: The person below me

Postby robbidobbs » Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:09 pm

Early spring when they blossom, I could surely use a chainsaw. I'd prefer the arable land in central San Joaquin valley CA be used more diversely.
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:02 pm

Not going took the wind out of those sails.
tpbm is newly horrified every year during burningman prep, and the job done after the previous burn at burningman clean up.
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Re: The person below me

Postby BeeWeeDee » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:48 pm

absolutely. Oh the horror.

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Re: The person below me

Postby remi » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:57 pm

Quite the opposite.. I usually dry myself off in the shower before even getting out just to avoid the blast of chilly air.

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Re: The person below me

Postby shroom » Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:57 pm

nope never had it
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Re: The person below me

Postby Eric » Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:19 pm

Haven't had a license in over 20 years by choice, unless someone else is behind the wheel I'm not driving anywhere



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Re: The person below me

Postby shroom » Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:04 pm

a bit, only because I live 5 miles from a convenience store and 12 miles from a grocery store. Nothing but woods out here, gotta have a vehicle to get stuff done.
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:30 pm

Yup. Won't do it again.
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Re: The person below me

Postby BeeWeeDee » Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:39 am

only if it entails a paper bag full of fresh doggie doo and some lighter fluid. Light , ring, run, howl with laughter when the home owner stomps the flames out.

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Re: The person below me

Postby remi » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:05 am

BeeWeeDee wrote:only if it entails a paper bag full of fresh doggie doo and some lighter fluid. Light , ring, run, howl with laughter when the home owner stomps the flames out.

tpbm hopes the fire season this year will be mild if not existant



I really do, however, it's already pretty wild up here in Canada (especially interior B.C.).. so all this hoping ain't helpin'

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Re: The person below me

Postby 9ah » Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:36 am

By King, you mean eating crap that I shouldn't because I wanna, YES!

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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:42 am

No. And I hope never again.
tpbm is doing something utterly fantastic in December of htis year.
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Re: The person below me

Postby shroom » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:06 pm

I will either be sitting at home, going on a cruise or visiting a friend in Canada. all of which should be fantastic.
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Re: The person below me

Postby southern crone » Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:26 am

The only cruise I have been on was down the Nile.

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Re: The person below me

Postby AntiM » Wed Jul 30, 2014 5:10 am

Drive in? Only the time was when we snuck a friend in in the trunk and we drove over every bump and dip we could find in the dirt lot. I did used to cruise the 'vard. From White City Bowling up to Ben Lomond Lanes and back, again and again. 25 blocks of obnoxious teenageers riding in cars.

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Re: The person below me

Postby remi » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:36 am

Absolutely! I'd rather be able to get into the ocean, rather then float hundreds of feet above it sitting in a hot tub.

TPBM would rather spend a week in the hot dusty desert than lounge on a beach or bob around on a floating theme park.
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Re: The person below me

Postby shroom » Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:44 pm

I love the ocean and cruises but also love the fact that I'm finally going home again next year.
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:09 pm

No. Got my first few burns were awful. I loved Bounce, but he was high maintenance.
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Re: The person below me

Postby Jovankat » Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:52 pm

I think it may well be.

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