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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:09 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:So, I'm guessing that that thread on the blatant fascism/groupthink of the mods is in quarantine. Unless, discussing that subject at even that level is forbidden and it's been yanked. I'm a little sad, because, well, it looked like such a lovely opportunity to beat up on someone... But I guess it also saves us some ugliness.

Anyway, I wanted to notice that thread's passing, because it had some meaning for me. Some small meaning. And it was kinda a shock to have it end that way. Shouldn't have been, but there's always that feeling that I've run off a cliff when something like that happens.



See I am also the last to know about such stuff.! good thing too Been a teste kinda bitch lately and am easy(er) to lure into a fight, where I often use way more firepower than necessary (is that even possible?) but yeh Fishy I also have those Issues with censorship.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:36 am

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

All hail the perpetual ECM.

Anytime you want to hear about perimenopause .... ugh.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:57 am

Thanks. :coffee:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:39 am

*wanders in, makes CCC*

I went out and checked on all the cutting I had planted from the lilac I trimmed.
seems some are budding. so yay?
I can't imagine they've grown any roots yet, so, are these buds just evergy left in the wood, pushing out, but not making roots?
They've only been in the ground a short time.
Any suggestions, as to how to nurture them to get some roots going?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:47 am

knowmad, i have decided that you cannot make shit smell like roses, so it's just best not to sniff it.


with that said, it appears that some eplayans enjoy their own farts, and that is fine...


not much we can do except plug our noses, and hope the offending party realizes that indeed, his shit does stink, and that the cringes and grimaces are not smiles.

let us pray for the strength to ignore that which does not matter, or is a total waste of precious time, or is a fucking ass clown......

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:19 pm

Knowmad
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:01 pm

ygmir wrote:*wanders in, makes CCC*

I went out and checked on all the cutting I had planted from the lilac I trimmed.
seems some are budding. so yay?
I can't imagine they've grown any roots yet, so, are these buds just evergy left in the wood, pushing out, but not making roots?
They've only been in the ground a short time.
Any suggestions, as to how to nurture them to get some roots going?

Yeah you nailed it. chemical energy left in the wood. Remove those buds now. They are sending a chemical msg to focus on the Flowering, you want roots. use care not to remove the leaf bud(should be the more narrow budlets) Lilacs are pretty forgiving and only want to have moisture to root. (if no nutrients are present in the Cutting medium it will go faster as thwe rootlets are searching farther away in search of food.)#2 hormex rooting compound works but you already have it in the ground, better not to disturb it, (and rooting hormone is toxic to the forming root tissue) good luck.

yeah SOP, a little shit apparently has to be spread for the Flowers to bloom. on a positive note It's a shake down not a break down. Will the Real Slim Shady Please stand up?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby mgb327 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:14 pm

yeah SOP, a little shit apparently has to be spread for the Flowers to bloom. on a positive note It's a shake down not a break down. Will the Real Slim Shady Please stand up?[/quote]

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:16 pm

<Gonzo and Robbi wander into the Bar, sit down and break out a box of IPA>
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Asquared » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:34 pm

a little shit apparently has to be spread for the Flowers to bloom


i don't know how this ebar works, but i must be the lurker in the back just listening to everyone else's convo. however, after hearing the above tidbit of PURE GENIUS, i had to step forward, and say "AMEN TO THAT, CHEERS!"
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:50 pm

Asquared wrote:i don't know how this ebar works...

What!? You have not stumbled in here before?! Well, hot ziggety, Welcome to the ePlaya Bar! Da Bar works pretty much like any other bar -- you can drop in anytime, talk about anything, contribute whatever, and even remodel the whole place at the click of a .jpg.

Most days the place looks pretty much like this…

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…and some mornings it’s more like this…

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:10 pm

And in the morning, we have coffee and breakfast.

You can drop in any time you like, but you can never leave. Cheers.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:13 pm

I thought we tore up the floor boards in 05.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:13 pm

yup, Asquared,what Elliot says!

and welcome.
we do sort of try to stay away from political arguments.
but it's great to chat, sometimes learn things, make small announcements and watch cartoons
you can play the jukebox, ABB, or sing, too.

sort of a "friendly corner bar" where mornings we make and share coffee (spiked and not), day, who knows, and nights.......well, no real plan.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:17 pm

HI Robbidobbs!! (((((((RD))))))))))))))

Hi AntiM!!!

*notes vaporous, ethereal, Manipulatrix in the dark corner, stocking shelves with hosiery*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Asquared » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:33 pm

well, thank you all very much for the warm welcome *tips hat*

i'll sit down then, it's 3:30 and i am quite ready, hmmm...duvel? fin du monde? yes, time to sip a fin du monde!
(you will NOT catch me in a political or religious discussion, that's for damn sure)...

jukebox you say? *pops a quarter in* simon & garfunkel...home. perfect.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:38 pm

Sock it to me, baby.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:56 pm

That slightly rickety wooden ladder in the left background goes up to the hot tub on the roof.

In Da Bar itself, you can have anything you want, excepting Alice. :wink:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:02 pm

Oh... and sometimes we use "stage directions" or "thought bubbles", which can look like this:

*immediately begins listening to Homeward Bound in his mind*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby mgb327 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:21 pm

Hey, when the S&G tune is over, think there is a copy of "Ain't No Sunshine" in there? *tip-toeing around the Manipulatrix*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:08 pm

Elliot wrote:That slightly rickety wooden ladder in the left background goes up to the hot tub on the roof.

excellent idea, Elliot.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:14 pm

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby mgb327 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:42 pm

FIGJAM wrote:
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Ahhhh...takes me back. Great tune.....gracias Fig.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:59 pm

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*staggers into Bar, covered in bicycle grease*

Beer, please! Anything to cool me down!

*guzzles*

Urp.

Confounded knuckel-headed urchins! Yesterday I gave a perfectly good bicycle to one of the local gutter-rats -- maybe ten years old. Today he brought it back -- all four cables chewed off, rear wheel bent like a taco-shell, just utterly trashed. 24 hours. Sometimes... trying to be a good neighbor just doesn't work.

*finishes beer*

Ahhhh. Mo betta.

*goes back out and starts rebuilding the sorry thing. Whispers to the bicycle:*

There, there. I'll have you good as new in notime. Want a squirt of oil?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:04 pm

That calls for a round of
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and little guy was lucky to have been able to bring it back to you from the sounds of it. :shock:
remember adults are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth. Just tighten the rear hub so the little booger has to crank it really hard. :wink:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:53 pm

mgb327 wrote:
FIGJAM wrote:
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Ahhhh...takes me back. Great tune.....gracias Fig.

Any reason, MGB?

My gal has just boarded on a plant to Japan and won't be back for two weeks. :(

So, yeah.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:54 pm

"Accidentally" bumps into jukebox.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Asquared » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:22 pm

bill withers *swoon*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:26 pm

knowmad wrote:...and little guy was lucky to have been able to bring it back to you from the sounds of it. :shock:

The bicycle demon's name is Justice, but I don’t think he is seeing much of such. The kid looks straight out of the movie Deliverance. Sounds that way too, but it is probably an impediment he was born with. His bottom taith don’ look ‘tall rett.

He told of rocketing down a mineshaft of a dirt road and applying the front brake, whereupon he went hammerhead over handlebar the rest of the way to the fool’s gold strata.

Frankly, I don’t believe the face-plant story, in spite of the road rash. I think he wears road rash like that routinely. I think his cousin vandalized the bicycle. All four cables look like a bear chewed them off with his teeth. The loose spoke didn’t break; it was torn out of the rim.

The cousin is barely younger, and he was along yesterday. (There were four of them total – one is an old friend, reasonably civilized for Clearlake, who brought his new pals, less so.) The cousin had a total meltdown right in my front yard, and it wasn’t the kind that children routinely have. Rarely have I seen any living thing so bitterly angry. So old.

It is so terribly sad.

But when Justice returned the thrashed bicycle today, he apologized for his brother’s behavior yesterday. There is hope.

And I had pretty good success with one a while back. That one became a regular bicycle repair “customer”. He was so fat the rear wheel of his bicycle collapsed whenever he tried to jump a stump like the other kids. Took me months to get him to crack a smile. But he did.

Of course, all this is pure self-preservation. I want those snot-spigots to consider me cool enough that they leave my hubcaps alone at night. Ten years and counting. I’m paying them Al Capone style protection money, and they don’t even know it.

Harrumph.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:28 pm

Ahhhh, sad love songs. :| Dunno why I am so lucky to have all this love in my life.

knowmad wrote:That calls for a round of
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Yes! Yes, a beer, yes; this Fat Tire stuff is really good. 8)

But (((Knowmad))) HA!!! There is nothing karmic about female hormones; they are the wild cards of life. They do respond well to dark chocolate. Give your boobies a kiss for me; I wish them well.

And oh my dear, I fear you have this backwards:
knowmad wrote:remember adults are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.


Let's drink to the ones who grow up intact. Or who pass for intact once we get here. 8)

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