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Re: The person below me

Postby TomServo » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:33 am

Close! Really want to move back to California. Funny thing is, its not the Iowa weather, but the temperature at work. Sometimes -20.

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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:51 am

Move to the land of junglesmacks and everglade draining? Why ever not?
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Re: The person below me

Postby Sail Man » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:53 am

Nah, but I do find the Mall Ninja rather humerous
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Re: The person below me

Postby Box Burner » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:59 pm

doesn't he work for an insurance company now? Nah...never read them.


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Re: The person below me

Postby BAS » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:15 pm

No, back in my youth when I skied, it was actually too cold around here to do so without requiring hospitalization afterwards, and I figured I wouldn't be able to convince my parents to give me money, permission, or convince them to go to (without so much complaining from my Dad that it would ruin the fun) someplace where I could do so. In adulthood I was never financially stable enough to try it, and am not now either financially or physically healthy enough to try it.


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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:33 pm

Oh. Yeah. Happy land with out annoying physics land.
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Re: The person below me

Postby TomServo » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:05 am

Don't think I've ever actually heard it...but my first multi-syllable word, as a child, was "Watergate."

TPBM remembers hearing about Jim Croce's death...even as a toddler.
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Re: The person below me

Postby Sail Man » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:36 am

No, but I did weep uncontrollably over John Denvers death
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:41 am

Not as full as others I could name.
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Re: The person below me

Postby maryanimal » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:02 pm

The moon is blue...

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Re: The person below me

Postby Sail Man » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:55 pm

No, but I was on Romper Room when I was a little one

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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:21 pm

No. I grew up in a household that was aclownal, tipping perhaps into anti-clown.
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Re: The person below me

Postby knowmad » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:33 pm

Sure! if Dad said "God said Floors are of the Devil!" Well then, We didn't believe in floors. I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus! I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand. I saw Sarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!

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Re: The person below me

Postby BAS » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:07 pm

I was supposed to have read the first one in junior high, and only made it partway through before giving up and skimming the rest (which was apparently better than most of the rest of the class), and have never even attempted to read the Crucible. Thus, I really can't answer the question.

The main saving grace of that class was that we were assigned to read To Kill a Mockingbird, which remains one of the best books I have ever read. (I do not recall if that was the same class where we were assigned to read Hound of the Baskervilles, and I figured out who had committed the murder shortly after Holmes arrived at the estate-- and promptly lost too much interest in the book to finish it.)


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Re: The person below me

Postby knowmad » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:25 pm

yeah I download them via 128k modem to my classic Palm Pilot.

Person below me would you lie on a bed of nails and be a public spectacle while I Magically remove your intestines and eat them?
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:58 pm

My intestines belong to Stalin and Soviet peoples!
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Re: The person below me

Postby Savannah » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:22 pm

Nah, I'm soft and like to give them a chance not to screw up too hard, unless they're REALLY determined . . . in which case it's gonna happen anyway, isn't it?

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Re: The person below me

Postby BAS » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:46 pm

Uh, I went to Culver's and spent some money I don't really have. Anyway, I had a four piece chicken dinner (dark meat), with french fries and coleslaw (plus the generic roll which comes with the meal), Diet Mountain Dew (tm), and a large hot fudge and caramel shake. Unless you want to count the liverwurst on whole wheat toast I had as a snack (which is probably why I couldn't fall asleep and wound up back on-line.)


TPBM has at least considered crowd-sourcing to fund a theme camp. (And can probably guess what I have been thinking about doing to get back to TTITD.)
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Re: The person below me

Postby knowmad » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:47 am

crowd-sourcing is so crass. It and digital panhandling are the biggest threats to my sanity.
But I am glad you are Planning To Return To TTITD. Perhaps we'll meet. :lol:

PBM; which holiday is more like independence day? Christmas or Thanksgiving?
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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:41 pm

Because there's a b in both.
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Re: The person below me

Postby Oldguy » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Nope, I'll be putting up my 1951 aluminum tree that my daddy got me for my first Christmas. Low key .

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Re: The person below me

Postby maryanimal » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:41 pm

Not yet but they'll love what I'll get them! Snackies 'n scratching posts! A good time will be had by all.

the tpbm will bring the hors d'ouveres. (sp.) To the next party they go to!
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Re: The person below me

Postby BAS » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:46 pm

What, if anything, I bring will depend upon my financial situation. Normally, at my brother's New Year's Eve party, there is enough food and drink it won't make a difference, thankfully. (Plus, he makes a HUGE amount of chili!)


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Re: The person below me

Postby knowmad » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:54 pm

nope, Don't even think I'll leave the house.
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Re: The person below me

Postby gaminwench » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:20 pm

no, much to my regret... MnG '13?

TPBM doesn't 'do' Christmas gifting...
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Re: The person below me

Postby knowmad » Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:38 am

yer on!
umm yeah although I am neither Christian or an adherent of MassCulture I do occasionally give gifts, usually to some one like myself that is not really part of the whole Christmas scene.

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Re: The person below me

Postby BAS » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:40 am

" resent thing"? I'm guessing you meant "recent thing", in which case I probably haven't figured out it is missing yet...

At some point I have lost my good tarot deck-- the Vision Tarot. I have not yet given up on finding it, though. (I just hope to Whoever that I didn't leave it in a restaurant or something!)

TPBM-- it is all your fault, isn't it? Whatever "it" is!
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Re: The person below me

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:16 am

unless you have a current fully paid membership to BlameSimon.Com i'm afraid you are shit outta luck.


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Re: The person below me

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:11 pm

I have long since lost track of your trans-globular empire, Simon.
TPBM is just another schlub like I am.
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Re: The person below me

Postby lucky420 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:40 am

You my dear fishy are no schlub!

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