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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4140 on: December 03, 2013, 01:19:58 AM »
Dude, I thought you live in Finland, not in the US.

Huh? What are you referring to? Nostalgy for home region? I don't have slightest of that if we're talking about region we grew up. My nostalgy is more related to Eastern Finlad where I did my studies.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4141 on: December 03, 2013, 02:14:13 AM »


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4142 on: December 03, 2013, 01:13:18 PM »
In Belgrade...

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4143 on: December 03, 2013, 01:17:54 PM »

 :o  What are they doing up there?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4144 on: December 03, 2013, 01:23:45 PM »
The winds were picking up that day and the Patriarch said to hold the Cross up.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4145 on: December 03, 2013, 01:25:42 PM »

Ah...of course!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4146 on: December 04, 2013, 05:49:46 PM »


Our president shaking hands with Santa Claus.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4147 on: December 04, 2013, 06:03:14 PM »
Mrs. Claus on the right?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4148 on: December 04, 2013, 06:09:46 PM »
Why of course. It would be improper to leave the women behind, wouldn't it.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4149 on: December 04, 2013, 06:59:23 PM »


Our president

So how'd he get a wife half his age? Is he really charismatic? rich? just a great guy? Super smart? Power and fame and all that?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4150 on: December 04, 2013, 10:45:54 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4151 on: December 05, 2013, 01:32:06 AM »


Our president

So how'd he get a wife half his age? Is he really charismatic? rich? just a great guy? Super smart? Power and fame and all that?

Join the National Coalition today and you too can get women like that.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4152 on: December 05, 2013, 03:56:39 AM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4153 on: December 05, 2013, 04:17:33 AM »
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4154 on: December 05, 2013, 05:03:57 AM »
What is on the second picture?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4155 on: December 07, 2013, 02:55:51 PM »
"Form a brute squad then!" - Prince Humperdinck

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4156 on: December 07, 2013, 03:40:12 PM »

Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4157 on: December 07, 2013, 09:22:04 PM »
In first pic it looks like he's about to get tickled to death.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4158 on: December 07, 2013, 09:22:26 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4160 on: December 09, 2013, 05:44:00 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4161 on: December 10, 2013, 07:23:28 AM »
A firemen's celebration in my hometown. Presumably not a recent photo.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4162 on: December 10, 2013, 10:48:34 AM »
Time to get into the spirit of Christmas. Doesn't matter where you live.


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4163 on: December 10, 2013, 12:16:21 PM »
So St. Nicholas smashed a Coca-Cola bottle over Arius' head, correct?  Not the punch in the face (or slap on the shoulder) that we have all been led to believe?
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« Reply #4164 on: December 10, 2013, 12:23:24 PM »
So St. Nicholas smashed a Coca-Cola bottle over Arius' head, correct?  Not the punch in the face (or slap on the shoulder) that we have all been led to believe?

I wonder if St. Nicholas ever thought he would become so popular. I believe he deserves it, but I am sure he's also tired of being reduced to Santa Claus.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4165 on: December 10, 2013, 12:24:43 PM »
St. Nicholas has always been popular.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4166 on: December 10, 2013, 12:25:46 PM »
St. Nicholas has always been popular.

Popular is one thing. Ultra megastar another.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4167 on: December 10, 2013, 12:27:46 PM »
St. Nicholas has always been popular.

Popular is one thing. Ultra megastar another.

He alongside Theotokos and Jesus is a part of the Holy Trinity. One cannot get more popular than that.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4168 on: December 10, 2013, 12:29:04 PM »
This is actually an icon depicting the moment before Arius gets a bottle in the face.

"Arius, I'm warning you," says jolly St. Nick.  "You have one chance," he says, while pointing a finger, "to recant and repent of your heresy."

And the rest is history. :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4169 on: December 10, 2013, 12:31:07 PM »
St. Nicholas has always been popular.

Popular is one thing. Ultra megastar another.

He alongside Theotokos and Jesus is a part of the Holy Trinity. One cannot get more popular than that.

I think he even overtook Jesus and The Theotokos because he brings coca-cola, while they only bring salvation. Gotta love the times, though. A lot of fun can also be salvific.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4170 on: December 10, 2013, 02:45:27 PM »

Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4171 on: December 10, 2013, 03:40:28 PM »
I am confused.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4172 on: December 10, 2013, 04:12:24 PM »
What is she trying to trap?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4173 on: December 10, 2013, 04:15:30 PM »
Men?  ???  Maybe that robot thingy?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4174 on: December 10, 2013, 04:16:09 PM »
What is she trying to trap?

Those who break fasting rules. Gotta catch 'em all!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4175 on: December 11, 2013, 06:09:44 PM »
Specially for a certainly member of the forum...

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4176 on: December 11, 2013, 06:39:32 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4177 on: December 12, 2013, 08:49:14 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4178 on: December 12, 2013, 09:17:55 AM »
Wonderfully bizarre.  I think all mammals are fascinating in the womb.  Your parakeet gif had me cracking up.  I had a parakeet named Jenny and I think this is how she went.  She got herself out of the cage and escaped throught the chimney.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4179 on: December 12, 2013, 09:43:21 AM »


The characters say "fire star" which is huoxing in Mandarin... I suspect autocorrect may be to blame here, though it is a thing and it does have a hole.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4180 on: December 12, 2013, 02:33:47 PM »
I saw this at Walmart today...



Oh how I wish there was another Trek fan in my family so I would have an excuse to buy this.
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« Reply #4181 on: December 12, 2013, 02:34:31 PM »
Wonderfully bizarre.  I think all mammals are fascinating in the womb.  Your parakeet gif had me cracking up.  I had a parakeet named Jenny and I think this is how she went.  She got herself out of the cage and escaped throught the chimney.

That's a much better story than most probably have... . .  :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4182 on: December 12, 2013, 06:08:16 PM »
completely new, especially not yet used

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4184 on: December 13, 2013, 01:06:46 PM »
The Egyptian snowman is awesome!
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