The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:52 pm

so, you were in a boat?
or, would never break a traffic law:ie: passing on the right?

how many miles?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:01 pm

Okay, too literal also.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:27 pm

Those crazy rock bands, huh?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:49 pm

There's a line about fame near the end of David Milch's brilliant take on marketing and mysticism, John From Cincinnati.

As they start giving out gift baskets to the press corps, one of the surfers standing in front of the cameras says to his mother, "We're them now, Ma."
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:26 pm

hey, what's with certain phrases highlighting and being links? I didn't do that!!

oh Gyre......really? you'd follow a bus at 45 mph for hundreds of miles, rather than (withing the speed limit) pass them on the right?
and, are you sure you can't pass on the right? That speaks exactly to your situation, where a person could go 25 in the left lane, and hold everyone up.........
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:19 pm

I had a facebook link appear for trilo.
No idea???

It is illegal to pass on the right.
Mostly not enforced in the usa though, like slower cars to the right.
Florida claimed to start enforcing it a few years ago, due to so many problems.
If you have a problem caused by doing it, you'll catch the fault though.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:32 pm

Gyre! Now that's just Crazy talk.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:36 pm

I feel such the scofflaw.........passing on the right, periodically speeding, and committing "rolling stops" if no one is at an intersection.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:04 pm

Speed limits are often not based on engineering, but revenue collection.
The 80th percentile rule for speed is still more reliable than most techniques for setting speeds.

There is good reason for the passing on the right ban though.
It is heavily enforced in europe.

Speed is not as dangerous as differential speeds, as the 55mph limit proved.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Fire_Moose » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:23 pm

My girl and o were just talking about this. Those random word links seem to ne a new viral marketing thing. Something OS paying to scan posts all over and find words to change onto ad links....
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:25 pm

yeah, it's happening all over, not just here.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:28 pm

As far as I know, that should be specific to forums or sites.
Happening here should be a hack of the site or our systems.
Adblock stops the legit ones.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:54 pm

it's called "playbright" and was somehow added to my "extensions" or "add ons"......it underlines random words, and attaches an ad, if you hover it'll tell you, and if you click it hyperlinks you there.
how the hell did it even get on my machine?
dang.
I found and disabled it.....(I hope)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:02 pm

I didn't click anything and it tried to open bookface.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:44 pm

He'll at least you did not the FBI virus. It locks up your computer and tells you it has been seazed by the FBI saying you have downloaded child porn and beastyality porn. That you have to pay $200 via green dot to have it unlocked. That god one of my regulars at the pub Works at IT at the college and offered to fix it. So for now I'm stuck using my iPhone to post here.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:07 am

There aren't any security issues, infections, or breaches going on with ePlaya - if you're experiencing that kind of strangeness that may indicate that your system has been compromised. You may have been duped into installing something malicious, or have been infected by something. If you have some kind of AV/security software, make sure it's updated and do a full/complete scan, or consider stepping up to something better (whatever you think you know or are doing isn't good enough if your machine's been infected). Good luck getting your systems cleaned up.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Bob » Fri Nov 02, 2012 5:47 am

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:32 am

Good morning!!!

*starts ECM, dialed up to max*

Gosh hello (((everyone))) I have really missed you! I did not lose power in that dreadful storm but have really been hopping ever since, working extra shifts from home and pushing my daggone eyeballs past their limits. :?

I have moved camp to my mother's now, she did not get hit too hard by the storm but my sister is out of town so, I am here to keep Mom calm and sort things out.

Nice perk: I got here late Wednesday evening, in time to invite my two best-beloved ancestors to join me for a midnight drink in the house where they each died. 8) 8) 8)

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:58 am

Hey Doll (mdf) glad to hear all is right with you.

Take care
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:35 am

*wanders in*
ah, thanks MDF.......you are the coffee Goddess. And glad to hear you and your are ok.
hahaa, that was a good one....." little love seat"............

Trilo: So it seems I got a "program" OR add on that is what was causing the highlighted words with links. It had a link to disable it, and I found it in my list of add ons and disabled, too.....it must have come in a bundle, when I downloaded "open office" or some such, from the net. Since it's not really a virus or whatever, and seems a legit company, it must not be tagged as bad.......and it's not super bad, just weird. Underhanded way to get your attention.
I"ll see if it stays gone............


*waves at 420* Hi pal!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:47 am

Good to hear all is well with you, MDF. Thx for the coffee. Hi Trilo, 420 & Bob. Big project today, YG??

It's Friday!!!

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:57 am

HI Marty!
yeah, heading to Ventura, to visit a college open house there tomorrow.
Road trip!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:04 am

YG, give Sam a hug for me. Exciting thing to be doing!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby pinemom » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:25 am

Hello Bar peeps....

been awhile, I know. Just kinda hunkered down. Getting ready for what seems to be a hard winter.

Greenhouse doing good, my oldest, her hubby and my new grandkiddo are coming to bunk with us till they recover from the move from crazy California...So guess the Holidayz are going to be action packed and fun filled.


Here we go!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:28 am

That's why I avoid that bestiality porn.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:34 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:That's why I avoid that child porn and bestiality porn.

I am sure you meant this :)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:43 am

I am going to have to stop being so jaded, because the detatchment quota of the board has been reached.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby H.G.Crosby » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:49 am

i got a different virus...


Cybeastymanality:

The act of a massive orgy between man, beast and cyborg.
This act is achieved by a cyborg and a man having sexual relations with a women while two beasts engage in the same act to the man and cyborg at the same exact time.
Katy would you like to have a cybeastmanality with Me, a cyborg and two lions?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:51 am

Hi Yggy, safe travels...


Hola everyone, here's to everyone enjoying a great weekend!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:54 am

wh..sh wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:That's why I avoid that child porn and bestiality porn.

I am sure you meant this :)

Especially. :D

(Those aren't links are they?)
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