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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #495 on: October 18, 2013, 04:11:13 AM »
Not in this thread.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #496 on: October 18, 2013, 11:29:37 AM »
Not in this thread.


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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #497 on: October 18, 2013, 06:15:41 PM »
another interesting topic would be: do you sext? not as in saying the canonical hour though.
Quote from: Fr Alexander Schmemann
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #498 on: October 19, 2013, 06:36:41 PM »
I have a different perspective based on my life experiences. Men are more sensitive, emotional and caring than women. Sometimes it takes sharing a bottle of red wine to find that out, sometimes not.
Quote from: Fr Alexander Schmemann
The Gospel is quite clear: both saints and sinners love God. "Religious" people do not love him, and whenever they can, they crucify him.

Of course, OC.net is not reflective of the Church, but is rather a surreal bubble. I have visited a lot of different parishes around the world and have listened to many hours of AFR...

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #499 on: October 19, 2013, 08:35:31 PM »
Actually, OO bishops do receive Holy Fire fron an EO Patriarch right after he leaves the Tomb.

Truly then is His Most Godly Beatitude merciful! In his love, he deigns to bring the Light of the Lord even unto the blind.  ;)

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #500 on: October 20, 2013, 01:21:36 PM »
Suddenly the Coptic church is looking pretty good, huh Cyrillic? :P There all you really have to worry about is overdosing on fava beans.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #501 on: October 20, 2013, 06:56:18 PM »
On the absurdities of creationist position:

To take this position is to believe in a world that dandruff is not possible.
January 23, 2016, 03:47:17 PM   Ad Hominem - "mere foil"   +45

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #502 on: October 20, 2013, 10:31:59 PM »
Now, back to regular programing.  Please continue persecuting the non-Chalcedonians.  They deserve it.
Quote from: Fr Alexander Schmemann
The Gospel is quite clear: both saints and sinners love God. "Religious" people do not love him, and whenever they can, they crucify him.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #503 on: October 20, 2013, 10:37:45 PM »
Now, back to regular programing.  Please continue persecuting the non-Chalcedonians.  They deserve it.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #504 on: October 21, 2013, 12:06:40 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #505 on: October 22, 2013, 08:46:23 AM »
Actually, pornographers are the philosophers of our time.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #506 on: October 24, 2013, 02:06:18 AM »
if we honor icons made with wood and paint then we should all the more honor and preserve human icons fashioned with the very breath of God.
did I +1 this before?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #507 on: October 25, 2013, 04:56:06 PM »
my hobbies are going to church and reading arabic books in public places.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #508 on: October 25, 2013, 05:27:08 PM »
my hobbies are going to church and reading arabic books in public places.
My priest once ordered on the internet an Arabic grammar I recommended. And then a "How to fly" manual.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #509 on: October 27, 2013, 12:26:03 PM »
can i meet your priest, please?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #510 on: October 28, 2013, 11:50:58 AM »
can i meet your priest, please?
 :D

No.  He is in Guantanamo.  He tried explaining that Orthodox priests have beards too but they were having none of these shenanigans. 
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #511 on: October 28, 2013, 03:04:20 PM »
i hope u are joking...
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it's ok, i'm sure you are joking...
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #512 on: October 31, 2013, 07:35:41 AM »
John the Baptist has wings so that he can fly around and find his head, which the Orthodox Church seems to be in the habit of losing frequently.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #513 on: October 31, 2013, 08:55:14 AM »
If I find out that I only have 48 hours to live, there will be some people in the area that will have less than that.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #514 on: October 31, 2013, 01:28:43 PM »
*saunters in*

You guys still going on about earwax? Yuck.

*saunters out*

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #515 on: November 01, 2013, 03:28:33 PM »
When I visited Spain, I found that many Churches that had two clock towers would have their two clocks showing different times. It was explained to me that this is so as to confuse the devil and foil his plans for mischief!
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #516 on: November 01, 2013, 03:41:00 PM »
When I visited Spain, I found that many Churches that had two clock towers would have their two clocks showing different times. It was explained to me that this is so as to confuse the devil and foil his plans for mischief!

Did you go hunting for that, or did it just pop up on your screen? ;D
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #517 on: November 01, 2013, 05:38:41 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #518 on: November 01, 2013, 06:22:32 PM »
*sniff* Apparently, I've never said anything quotable.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #519 on: November 01, 2013, 06:23:18 PM »
*sniff* Apparently, I've never said anything quotable.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #520 on: November 01, 2013, 06:42:38 PM »
When I visited Spain, I found that many Churches that had two clock towers would have their two clocks showing different times. It was explained to me that this is so as to confuse the devil and foil his plans for mischief!

Did you go hunting for that, or did it just pop up on your screen? ;D

I saw a link in that recent Greek Superstition thread.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #521 on: November 01, 2013, 07:42:18 PM »
*sniff* Apparently, I've never said anything quotable.

Take comfort. I just quoted you, sort of. :)

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #522 on: November 01, 2013, 10:52:27 PM »
*sniff* Apparently, I've never said anything quotable.

Take comfort. I just quoted you, sort of. :)

I don't get posted much here, either... much to my shame.  :-[

True. I thank you for your quotation of a quotable quote.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #523 on: November 02, 2013, 05:49:28 AM »

There are always some good reasons to drink. Today for example is the Independence Day of Virgin Islands. Cheers!


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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #524 on: November 02, 2013, 11:36:43 AM »

There are always some good reasons to drink. Today for example is the Independence Day of Virgin Islands. Cheers!


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This is disappointing, i just came here to post that, haha

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #525 on: November 02, 2013, 02:59:05 PM »
Whereas you confuse Hawaiian with Syriac...
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« Reply #526 on: November 02, 2013, 09:52:09 PM »
Whereas you confuse Hawaiian with Syriac...

Can we still nominate posts of the month? Cuz this one wins  :laugh:
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^^^ It's been so long since I've been here I literally have no idea what that is even referring to o_O

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« Reply #527 on: November 03, 2013, 08:31:09 AM »
Whereas you confuse Hawaiian with Syriac...

Can we still nominate posts of the month? Cuz this one wins  :laugh:

You can. Why couldn't you?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #528 on: November 04, 2013, 03:53:32 PM »
Pick up your pentagram and follow Putin!
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #529 on: November 05, 2013, 09:50:23 PM »
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« Reply #530 on: November 06, 2013, 04:42:01 PM »
William, what you do with yourself in the shower is your business. 
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« Reply #531 on: November 06, 2013, 06:08:29 PM »
On a related note, a man in Saudi Arabia divorces his wife for kissing a horse.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #532 on: November 07, 2013, 01:37:40 AM »
anyway I am very distressed to represent vomit and hope
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« Reply #533 on: November 07, 2013, 05:20:59 AM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #534 on: November 08, 2013, 04:08:37 AM »
my hobbies are going to church and reading arabic books in public places.
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« Reply #535 on: November 08, 2013, 02:06:43 PM »
ahhh, i love u too!
arabic is such a beautiful language, i feel that it should be used for praising God and spreading His love
 :)

i also read the orthodox study Bible in public places...
occasionally it leads to good conversations, at other times i am interrupted and enjoy reading.
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« Reply #536 on: November 09, 2013, 05:45:05 PM »
I just saw it on some blog run by a guy whose first name was "Reader."
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« Reply #537 on: November 09, 2013, 06:00:58 PM »
ahhh, i love u too!
arabic is such a beautiful language, i feel that it should be used for praising God and spreading His love
 :)

i also read the orthodox study Bible in public places...
occasionally it leads to good conversations, at other times i am interrupted and enjoy reading.
 ;)

On my way back to Albuquerque from a vacation in California a few weeks ago I brought my copy of Sidney H. Griffith's "The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the 'People of the Book' in the Language of Islam" with me to read at the airport. It's a serious discussion of the origins of the Bible in Arabic starting from the early Islamic period (when we first start seeing Arabic translations of the Bible), written entirely in English (including the dust jacket). So I was surprised when a middle-aged Filipina lady tapped me on the shoulder and asked "Is that the Bible in Arabic language?" I told her no and explained what it is and she walked away kind of sadly. It was very strange to me...I guess the idea is that books in other languages should still have English titles so that people who can't read them can tell what they are anyway?  ???

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #538 on: November 11, 2013, 06:11:01 PM »
God says we don't have to cut our winkles anymore.  One of the many things I thank Him for and just leave it at that.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #539 on: November 11, 2013, 08:32:50 PM »
Through our good example and faith, we can pray that the next time Mike tries an alcoholic drink, that it will taste like vomit.
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