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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #585 on: November 27, 2013, 09:25:25 PM »
oh, well, i suppose not everyone spent their teenage years listening to short wave radio from around the world and reading maps...
i am so sad for those people who missed out!
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My old Russian teacher learned English as a child via BBC broadcasts in the early 1960s, which left her with the most amazing Russian-accented RP I've ever heard. It's almost embarrassing how much nicer nearly every other form of English sounds compared to 'General American', as it's often called in linguistics circles...  :-[

Russian-accented RP? Sounds like a few West Germans I ran into in London back when I was a kid. They were old enough to have grown up in the British zone of West Germany before moving over to London. They had the most bizarre, yet somehow perfect combination of German and Estuary English which sounded vaguely Afrikaner.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #586 on: November 29, 2013, 02:25:34 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #587 on: December 01, 2013, 01:35:11 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #588 on: December 01, 2013, 01:38:27 PM »
Where? ???

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #589 on: December 01, 2013, 05:56:56 PM »
AFAIK, it's just an iconographic depiction of the vision of the Holy Cross which happened circa 1925 (?) on Old Calendar Holy Cross Day (?) as a sign from God in favor of the Orthodox calendar and against the godless Gregorians.
That's what I gathered this as. I just saw it on some blog run by a guy whose first name was "Reader."

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« Reply #590 on: December 02, 2013, 11:34:12 PM »
Ha! Baby feet are irresistable. Certainly His would have been.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #591 on: December 03, 2013, 09:32:29 AM »
AFAIK, it's just an iconographic depiction of the vision of the Holy Cross which happened circa 1925 (?) on Old Calendar Holy Cross Day (?) as a sign from God in favor of the Orthodox calendar and against the godless Gregorians.
That's what I gathered this as. I just saw it on some blog run by a guy whose first name was "Reader."

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #592 on: December 04, 2013, 02:50:13 PM »
Very *ahem* colorful analogy! I like it!

Hyper-emotionally, I am thrilled that Moscow is not allowing any more Mosques as I find Islam to be the brown-stain on the underwear of humanity.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #593 on: December 04, 2013, 02:52:01 PM »
Very *ahem* colorful analogy! I like it!

Hyper-emotionally, I am thrilled that Moscow is not allowing any more Mosques as I find Islam to be the brown-stain on the underwear of humanity.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #594 on: December 04, 2013, 02:56:23 PM »
we bring you readers , orthonoob. well, not for the reasons you'd like but traffic is traffic.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #595 on: December 04, 2013, 03:42:53 PM »
Very *ahem* colorful analogy! I like it!

Hyper-emotionally, I am thrilled that Moscow is not allowing any more Mosques as I find Islam to be the brown-stain on the underwear of humanity.
(emphasis mine)
And Orthodoxy is the bleach.

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« Reply #596 on: December 04, 2013, 04:48:40 PM »
i love this (on a thread discussing favourite foods during a fast!!!)
the topic moved to gluttony and then this:


Maybe a sphincters thing. People dying with their guts full get a bit untidy.

(nearly rolling on floor laughing!)
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« Reply #597 on: December 04, 2013, 05:10:27 PM »
Very *ahem* colorful analogy! I like it!

Hyper-emotionally, I am thrilled that Moscow is not allowing any more Mosques as I find Islam to be the brown-stain on the underwear of humanity.
(emphasis mine)

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« Reply #598 on: December 04, 2013, 05:49:20 PM »
Very *ahem* colorful analogy! I like it!

Hyper-emotionally, I am thrilled that Moscow is not allowing any more Mosques as I find Islam to be the brown-stain on the underwear of humanity.
(emphasis mine)

Lovely.

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« Reply #599 on: December 04, 2013, 06:11:33 PM »
But Humanity wasn't  wearing whities to begin with so bleach isn't thd solution. You'll end up with another stain.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #600 on: December 04, 2013, 06:16:14 PM »
Why in so many threads anus-related issues are being discussed today?

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« Reply #601 on: December 05, 2013, 03:27:07 AM »
Why in so many threads anus-related issues are being discussed today?
Because look at how many jerks there are around here...
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« Reply #602 on: December 05, 2013, 11:29:52 AM »
Why in so many threads anus-related issues are being discussed today?

Because some people here seem unable today to remove the stick up their... spine.  ;D
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« Reply #603 on: December 05, 2013, 09:13:43 PM »
I have trouble believing you started a thread entitled "Lololol" because you care.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #604 on: December 06, 2013, 12:20:28 PM »
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« Reply #605 on: December 08, 2013, 12:24:25 PM »
it was at that moment, i remembered that i was in armenia, the kingdom of special hats

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« Reply #606 on: December 09, 2013, 05:15:32 AM »
So when you fry a fertilized egg you make fried chicken.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #607 on: December 11, 2013, 12:26:41 AM »
MichaelofSN,

I am sorry, but you and your wife are not members of the Orthodox Church at this time. Why? Because your OCA priest ruined it for you. His incompetence and lack of love for the teaching and rules of the Church, have ruined it for you and your wife. Your wife had Affusion (water poured) on her head, and there is no economia for this; nor is there economia for single immersion baptism.


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« Reply #608 on: December 11, 2013, 04:31:56 AM »
I've been doing some reading and YouTube-watching about North Korea. It appears that all tourists are taken to enormous statues of Kim Il-sung and his son and the tourists are required to bow and place flowers before the statue.  This seems very much like offering "a pinch of incense" to the Roman ceasars and our Christian forefathers and foremothers chose martyrdom instead of compromising in this way. If you were ever given the opportunity to visit North Korea,  could you "venerate" this statue?   

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Why would any sane person want to visit North Korea?

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« Reply #609 on: December 12, 2013, 04:08:12 PM »
And this "God-Given rights to peacefully gather in protest and demonstration" is a gem. Most American thing I've read in a while.

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« Reply #610 on: December 13, 2013, 06:39:32 PM »
On OC.net, one should never, NEVER ever think that they've seen it all.

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« Reply #612 on: December 14, 2013, 07:32:46 PM »

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« Reply #613 on: December 14, 2013, 07:39:16 PM »
Michal: Perhaps it would help to remember/learn that the humor in that particular post rests upon the two distinct meanings of that word...

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« Reply #614 on: December 14, 2013, 10:02:22 PM »
bahahahahahahaha!

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,55469.msg1045271.html#msg1045271

That was not kind of humour I epected from you. Not even close.
I enjoy a good joke or too...mostly korny jokes, but I'm very easy going with jokes.
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« Reply #615 on: December 14, 2013, 10:06:02 PM »
I have very twisted sense of humour myself.

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« Reply #616 on: December 14, 2013, 10:55:33 PM »
I have very twisted sense of humour myself.

Define "very twisted". 
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« Reply #617 on: December 14, 2013, 11:36:13 PM »
I have very twisted sense of humour myself.

Define "very twisted".  

He mainly jokes about pretzels.

(I have what is called a very "bad" sense of humor.)
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« Reply #618 on: December 16, 2013, 07:27:38 PM »
I have very twisted sense of humour myself.

Define "very twisted". 

Gore, some religious, some abstract humour.

Michal: Thank you for providing a perfect example of why we will not unite with your communion in the form of that childish, pointless, and irrelevant swipe that adds nothing to the conversation beyond confirming that you're an embarrassment to your communion.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #619 on: December 16, 2013, 08:27:32 PM »
I have very twisted sense of humour myself.

Define "very twisted". 

Gore, some religious, some abstract humour.

I would like to explore this...I suspect we might appreciate similar things.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #621 on: December 16, 2013, 10:49:53 PM »
Were those translated from another language?
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« Reply #622 on: December 16, 2013, 10:51:31 PM »
Try a guess :)

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« Reply #623 on: December 16, 2013, 11:04:22 PM »
I'm going to go with "yes".  ;)
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« Reply #624 on: December 16, 2013, 11:05:01 PM »
Can't understand them?

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« Reply #625 on: December 16, 2013, 11:09:59 PM »
No, I think I get them, I just didn't think they were very funny at first.  But then I figured they lost something in translation, so I started re-reading them and imagining them in several foreign accents with culturally appropriate mannerisms, and then they became funny. 

My favourites are the second and the fourth.  I've heard variations of the third before.  The first is not as funny to me due to certain life experiences. 
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« Reply #626 on: December 16, 2013, 11:13:28 PM »
The first is not as funny to me due to certain life experiences. 

Sorry.

That's the problem with these jokes. Simillar to gossiping about priests. One first need to ask if priest X is uncle/father/in-law/other-kind-of-relative before starting.

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« Reply #627 on: December 16, 2013, 11:19:18 PM »
The first is not as funny to me due to certain life experiences. 

Sorry.

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That's the problem with these jokes. Simillar to gossiping about priests. One first need to ask if priest X is uncle/father/in-law/other-kind-of-relative before starting.

LOL.  Re: clergy, only if I am concerned there might be some truth to a bad story will I exercise some discernment.  Otherwise, I never do much investigation before sharing funny stories, banter, "gossip", etc.  But the circle of people among whom I'll share such things is also limited.   
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« Reply #628 on: December 29, 2013, 07:30:14 AM »
Come not between the Nazgûl and his...love of Apostolic doctrine?  ???

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« Reply #629 on: December 31, 2013, 02:59:28 PM »
I'm being famous.

the Church didn't join the "Michael's Liberal Opinions Club".  So, Church wins... every time.
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