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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2340 on: June 22, 2017, 03:42:34 AM »
How can a man show care properly without seeming to pamper, let alone losing dominance?

Probably in the wrong thread if you're looking for dog training tips.
lol my head was a real mess when I wrote that
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2341 on: June 22, 2017, 12:37:56 PM »
How can a man show care properly without seeming to pamper, let alone losing dominance?

Probably in the wrong thread if you're looking for dog training tips.
lol my head was a real mess when I wrote that

Nah just young. :) Don't feel bad -- we've all been there.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2342 on: June 22, 2017, 01:25:25 PM »
How can a man show care properly without seeming to pamper, let alone losing dominance?

Probably in the wrong thread if you're looking for dog training tips.
lol my head was a real mess when I wrote that

Anyone's would be, at that hour of the night.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2343 on: June 22, 2017, 01:28:36 PM »
How can a man show care properly without seeming to pamper, let alone losing dominance?

Probably in the wrong thread if you're looking for dog training tips.
lol my head was a real mess when I wrote that

Anyone's would be, at that hour of the night.
I'm a night creature, but hormones were on a high and something in me was already telling I was dealing with a child.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2344 on: June 22, 2017, 01:32:38 PM »
How can a man show care properly without seeming to pamper, let alone losing dominance?

Probably in the wrong thread if you're looking for dog training tips.
lol my head was a real mess when I wrote that

Anyone's would be, at that hour of the night.
I'm a night creature, but hormones were on a high and something in me was already telling I was dealing with a child.

2-4am is a time when all functions bottom out, even for us nocturnals. Sleeping it out is the better option. Certainly better than trying to figure out other people.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2345 on: June 22, 2017, 01:58:15 PM »
I've been able to sleep and wake up early lately, but my level of nightcreatureness has come to the point that in the exams week I'll sleep during the day so I can study better during the night.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2346 on: July 13, 2017, 01:49:39 AM »
Naps are delightful.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2347 on: August 05, 2017, 06:32:18 AM »
Jason: I think you are ignoring one important thing... I didn't even know you were pregnant!

Jane: How is that an excuse? Would you have treated me differently otherwise? Or Susan?

Jason: Oh whatever, Susan has nothing to do with this. And you know how I feel about you!

Jane: Yeah. You feel things for me. Just not love.

Jason: Please Jane, let's not do this again.

Jane: And to think I almost went to Texas!

Jason: That would have worked out fine. Sebastian is doing well there. And anyway, I'm ok with you wanting to stay here in Nevada.

Jane: Are you?

Jason: Of course. You don't believe me?

Jane: I think you need to work on your lying. Every time you kiss me, every time you speak her name, I can see it in your eyes. It's not me you want.

Jason: WHAT?

Jane: I think this is the end Jason.

Jason: Wait! What are you saying?

Jane: The baby isn't yours Jason.

Jason: [stares at Jane, confused]

Jane: Joe is the baby daddy.

Jason: JOE!!!!! JOE????? How could it be Joe? Since the accident he hasn't even been able to--

Jane: He had some of his sperm frozen before the accident. And when it was clear that he loved me and you didn't, well...

Jason: This is... how could you do this to me? After all we've been through?

Jane: I'm leaving you Jason.

Jason: What? No! You can't!

Jane: I've also emptied your bank accounts, as a sort of "going away gift" for me. And if you breathe a word of this to the cops I'll tell them about what happened to poor little Scotty.

Jason: You wouldn't!

Jane: I would. ...   Well, goodbye Jason. The sex was great, but you just aren't worthy of me. Have fun with Susan.

Jason:  [on the verge of tears]

Jane: Oh, and Susan used to be a man.

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This concludes this week's installment of the web-soap The Lewd and the Lovely.

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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2348 on: August 05, 2017, 01:44:34 PM »
This concludes this week's installment of the web-soap The Lewd and the Lovely.

I still don't have closure from this.

The series got canceled when geocities (of thrice-blessed memory!) got shut down. Sometimes you see fanfic on twitter in which people write the stories one tweet at a time, but it never gets to the levels of profundity and beauty as found in the excerpt you quoted.

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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2349 on: August 05, 2017, 03:20:27 PM »
I hope and pray Orthonorm is alright. I've PM'd him and called him a few times. Haven't heard from him. Does anyone have an update on our brother?

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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2350 on: August 05, 2017, 11:56:57 PM »
This concludes this week's installment of the web-soap The Lewd and the Lovely.

I still don't have closure from this.

The series got canceled when geocities (of thrice-blessed memory!) got shut down. Sometimes you see fanfic on twitter in which people write the stories one tweet at a time, but it never gets to the levels of profundity and beauty as found in the excerpt you quoted.

Does angelfire exist?  Maybe there's something in those tubes?
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2351 on: August 06, 2017, 01:48:39 PM »
I hope and pray Orthonorm is alright. I've PM'd him and called him a few times. Haven't heard from him. Does anyone have an update on our brother?

Selam

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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2352 on: August 08, 2017, 05:07:43 AM »
This concludes this week's installment of the web-soap The Lewd and the Lovely.

I still don't have closure from this.

The series got canceled when geocities (of thrice-blessed memory!) got shut down. Sometimes you see fanfic on twitter in which people write the stories one tweet at a time, but it never gets to the levels of profundity and beauty as found in the excerpt you quoted.

Does angelfire exist?  Maybe there's something in those tubes?

Angelfire? What a blasphemous name for a website!

Sounds more like the name of an 80s metal band who tried to morph into a hard rock outfit in the mid-90s, retired, then re-formed 12 years later and claimed to be going 'back to their roots' but actually played some sort of hair metal/modern rock hybrid, only to retire again after 6 months of poor reception.

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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2353 on: August 08, 2017, 01:03:48 PM »
^ What a great picture.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2354 on: August 09, 2017, 01:30:15 AM »
This concludes this week's installment of the web-soap The Lewd and the Lovely.

I still don't have closure from this.

The series got canceled when geocities (of thrice-blessed memory!) got shut down. Sometimes you see fanfic on twitter in which people write the stories one tweet at a time, but it never gets to the levels of profundity and beauty as found in the excerpt you quoted.

Does angelfire exist?  Maybe there's something in those tubes?

Angelfire? What a blasphemous name for a website!

Sounds more like the name of an 80s metal band who tried to morph into a hard rock outfit in the mid-90s, retired, then re-formed 12 years later and claimed to be going 'back to their roots' but actually played some sort of hair metal/modern rock hybrid, only to retire again after 6 months of poor reception.

Drummer had a heart attack.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2355 on: February 18, 2018, 02:00:24 AM »
I hope and pray Orthonorm is alright. I've PM'd him and called him a few times. Haven't heard from him. Does anyone have an update on our brother?

Selam

As far as I know, he's fine.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2356 on: February 18, 2018, 03:35:22 AM »
I hope and pray Orthonorm is alright. I've PM'd him and called him a few times. Haven't heard from him. Does anyone have an update on our brother?

Selam

As far as I know, he's fine.

Yep.
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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2357 on: February 18, 2018, 03:44:07 AM »
This concludes this week's installment of the web-soap The Lewd and the Lovely.

I still don't have closure from this.

The series got canceled when geocities (of thrice-blessed memory!) got shut down. Sometimes you see fanfic on twitter in which people write the stories one tweet at a time, but it never gets to the levels of profundity and beauty as found in the excerpt you quoted.

Does angelfire exist?  Maybe there's something in those tubes?

Angelfire? What a blasphemous name for a website!

Sounds more like the name of an 80s metal band who tried to morph into a hard rock outfit in the mid-90s, retired, then re-formed 12 years later and claimed to be going 'back to their roots' but actually played some sort of hair metal/modern rock hybrid, only to retire again after 6 months of poor reception.

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Re: Orthonorm's Dating and Relationship Advice Column
« Reply #2358 on: July 03, 2018, 08:26:01 PM »
Find the two most attractive women in the office. You will pay them each $100. One will wait until the receptionist is within earshot and will then start raving to a coworker about your love making technique, and she will start sobbing over having lost you. The second person will go up to the receptionist later in the day and say these words:

"I heard you're interested in [Achronos]. Don't bother. He's way out of your league."

As soon as the girl leaves you will walk up to the receptionist and say:

"Hey, I saw so-and-so talking to you. She's a bit of a bully, I hope she didn't say anything mean?"

Then just turn on the charm and offer to take her out.

This is brilliant in a cinematic way.  Would never work in real life and you'd be out $200.
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