The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:59 pm

Here's the first one I built. I really need to resurrect this one -- the "Two Ton Tricycle".

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:26 am

Good morning!

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:43 am

*wanders in*
HI MDF!!
I so agree....Elliot is a true artist.
Looks like we might get a little rain, and the first few tulips have bloomed. yay!

Anybody got fun easter plans? Oestara?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:56 am

Good Morning Yggy, MDF ..All

When I lived up there I went to see the Kinetics every year
way to go Elliot..must of cheered for you always

Was going Zip-line shopping but maybe blooms would be a safer gift

enjoy the day
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby littleflower » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:01 am

g'morning! something to munch on ....
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For Easter i will be doing tax stuff and painting my kitchen cabinets with super stinky paint ...... but hey, the paint fumes may help ease the pain of the taxes (or something like that)

i am also in awe of Elliott's handiwork .... ! wow!

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:23 am

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

and Yum!

Go, go Elliott!

My daffodils are trying to bloom. I'll need to go peek at them today.

Easter plans? I have a wellness appointment on Friday and Larry gets to give blood. Saturday will be catching up on house and garden. Sunday he probably will work, but maybe not. He won't know right away.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:57 am

Dives into the NEB. That you LF? Ahhh yes. Morning everyone. Bit of rain here, with likely clearing by day's end and a fair weekend ahead. Had a couple of my grand kids here yesterday afternoon and did a a bit of a pottery project with them. Ages 6 & 8. Fun to watch them grow.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:12 am

HI Marty!!!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:23 am

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:44 pm

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(Announcer)

And now, Silent Radio brings you this News Flash:



(Reporter)

Good afternoon. Your correspondent just returned from a walk to the nearest store to post a letter and buy a newspaper. This routine stroll goes thru a stretch of open woodland. On such balmy spring days as now, fresh grasses are growing vigorously.

First we noticed an elderly gentleman who appeared to have nothing to do – just sitting on a rock. We waved hello and he waved back with a wide grin. Then we saw what he was actually doing. On a particularly bright green hillside grazed approximately 20 goats.

Clearlake may not be the best place in the world to live. But we never saw goats in Sacramento.

Scoop Svendsen, reporting from Clearlake.



(Announcer)

We now return you to war, famine and treachery, in progress.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:26 pm

Love it, Elliot!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:09 pm

Thanks for the field report Scoop!
Another early attempt at success
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:45 pm

"If you don't like the news, go out and make some of your own." - Scoop Nisker
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:38 am

Good morning again, gosh, it's Friday. 8)

Where is my :coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

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fu keebler!

Postby lemur » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:43 am

SERIOUSLY?

they were just fine before!!!

i cant see why theyd change em... sure, its unhealthy sugar stuff.. but but, i liked em how they were

i got these to see how bad the change was..


still taste the same, but way too thick! lame.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Sham » Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:00 am

I'm with you lemur. I went ballistic when Coke changed the formula way back when. I think you should contact Keebler and let them know your displeasure with the changes. More chocolate/less cookie! A boycott sounds in order here as well. "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take it".
http://www.keebler.com/products-cookies.aspx

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:02 am

((((Lemur)))) sorry. :( Is your favorite cookie gone forever now? :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lemur » Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:37 am

its a sad day in america.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:02 am

Good morning. :coffee: :coffee:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Patsh » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:28 am

Elorrum wrote:Good morning. :coffee: :coffee:
May I have the x to get through the day.



Elorrum, here's a few extras just for you...

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(((((Elorrum)))))

(and three for good luck XXX!)

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee: :D
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:30 am

*wanders in*
ah, sweet elixir of thought and consciousness, I greet thee.

dang sorry about the cookies, Lemur. Maybe you can scour stores and find old style, and buy a truck load. It's not like they'll ever go stale, so.............

Hi MDF!
Hi Elorrum!
Hi Triken!

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:51 am

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Farewell, sweet cookies. Pfeh. But More Fudge!!!!!

Howdy everybody!

Larry is home, has the day off to take me to my "health management" appointment. Oh yay. Maybe we can go out for lunch.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:54 am

Thanks for the noms, littleflower, those things look tasty!

The funny thing about the whole 'new coke' thing that got everybody in an uproar in the 80's was that is wasn't anywhere near the first time that they'd changed the formula (and they've changed it many more times since). It was something like the 12th or 13th time, and the 3rd in like a 10 year span. And it wasn't even the biggest formula change they'd made, they had already switched to HFCS by then if I remember correctly. The suits at coke had been freaking out about losing share and being perceived as old and stodgy in comparison to the pepsi generation, so instead of the usual silent formula change they decided to make a marketing event out of it. Hilarity and hijinks ensue.

Sorry to hear about the cookie swindle, lemur. I hate it when they do that stuff.

No big plans here, Yggy, we do our best to avoid most default holidays. More work on 3D stuff. Also tinkering around with new design for the ziggurat I've been tossing around in my head. Loud music. Drinking heavily. Make a table for behind the couch. I also want to work on getting some tools organized - we've got a great rolling cart to hold everything, but over time stuff gets spread out, and the cart's been getting used to store stuff we never use. If I can get it sorted then we'll spend more time making and less time digging around trying to find which bin or cart the tool we need has gone off to.

I hope everyone has a good friday, regardless of what their plans may be :)
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Re: fu keebler!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:50 am

lemur wrote:still taste the same, but way too thick! lame.

Perhaps in this case "thick" is the British idiomatic use, as in stupid.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:01 am

That's the way the cookie crumbles. (Sorry, couldn't help it)

TDIF!!!!!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:29 am

Lemur, you poor little prosimian, too much fudge. ;)

Need help scraping off the excess? :coffee:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:06 am

Grrrrrrr morning :coffee: :coffee: :coffee: I am obviously working too much. :?

Okay sweet elixir, what Yggy said... :coffee: :coffee: :coffee: I've got another 12 hour shift to get through. This one's from home though 8) and I have my new BioLite stove to play with!

8) 8) 8)

Still waiting for the grill attachment, but see how cool this is:

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:54 am

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Nothing here, move along.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:50 am

Morning, MDF, AntiM, what am I doing up so early in the morning.? (((MDF & AntiM)))

Shifting gears to welcome back the baseball season and more, hopefully great, Giant's games. Got that yellow ball to bat about later this morning and then some pottery. Starting to think about making Playa Schwag once again. Never too soon.

Dives in to the NEB for a bit of a snuggle and a snooze.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:17 am

*wanders in, makes CCCP*
HI MDF!! nice stove! looks or seems sort of like a modified "rocket stove"?, very cool though.
Hi AntiM!! *gives noogie* :D :D :D :D

Hi Marty!! Y'know, considering the specialized muscles you must have, for all that ball batting, it seems you could easily be "Paddle Master" over at Retrofrolic or some church of Atonement.
Just a thought.


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