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Orthonorm's Last Words.
« on: September 26, 2011, 08:27:35 PM »
Our dear friend Orthonorm will soon expire of Munchausen Syndrome. Guesses on last words?

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2011, 08:29:43 PM »
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2011, 08:37:17 PM »
Care to elaborate?

Our dear friend Orthonorm will soon expire of Munchausen Syndrome. Guesses on last words?
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2011, 08:39:00 PM »
LOL.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2011, 08:39:41 PM »
"I think; therefore, I am."

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2011, 08:43:47 PM »
"Neoplatonists! I spit at thee, with my last breath!"

I'm going to need this.

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2011, 09:26:14 PM »
Incorrect diagnosis. ;-)
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2011, 09:26:35 PM »
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And FWIW, these are our Fathers too, you know.

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2011, 09:46:04 PM »
Last words

//:=)
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2011, 09:59:25 PM »

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2011, 10:09:13 PM »
"I play varsity internets"
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2011, 10:11:22 PM »
LOL, Achronos!

I'm going with "Ismi is awesome," but I'm 100% sure that it's wrong.  :P
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2011, 10:19:50 PM »
Care to elaborate?

Our dear friend Orthonorm will soon expire of Munchausen Syndrome. Guesses on last words?

Father, I assure you that this thread is Orthonorm-approved... and was commissioned straight from his sick bed in the chat room.

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2011, 10:25:10 PM »
Wait. I know.

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I'm going to need this.

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2011, 10:34:00 PM »
Care to elaborate?

Our dear friend Orthonorm will soon expire of Munchausen Syndrome. Guesses on last words?

Father, I assure you that this thread is Orthonorm-approved... and was commissioned straight from his sick bed in the chat room.

If something brings attention to Orthonorm you can rest assured that he carefully orchestrated it. :)
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #15 on: September 26, 2011, 11:39:18 PM »
"I love conservatives."

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2011, 11:44:46 PM »
If I shall die for some thing, some one, some place... let it be the Ukraine!
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2011, 12:51:24 AM »
I thought it would include the word "LARPing".
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2011, 12:56:44 AM »
I thought it would include the word "LARPing".
His death would be LARPing in action.

Maybe he could LARP his way through the toll houses.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2011, 01:06:42 AM »
Oh and: Grandpa's Spells
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #20 on: September 27, 2011, 01:54:56 AM »
Our dear friend Orthonorm will soon expire of Munchausen Syndrome. Guesses on last words?
Since it's Munchausen it would be something like, "Oh don't mind me, I don't wanna be a bother. I'll just die of loneliness here in the corner. You kids go have fun."
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2011, 03:35:32 AM »
Isn't Munchausen the one where you fabricate illnesses for attention?
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2011, 03:50:59 AM »
Yep. Or hardship, etc.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2011, 09:49:58 AM »
"Hey, y'all, watch this!"
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2011, 10:07:26 AM »
"I want to be placed in the back of the church for my funeral."

either that or

"I can't believe they purposely misspelled that."
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2011, 10:44:34 AM »
whatever they may be, it shall be the post of the month

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2011, 12:31:48 PM »
His exact words would be, "Galilean, You have won. Lulz" 
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2011, 12:46:47 PM »
"God finally has the time for my interview but he dosen't have internets so......"
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2011, 01:19:20 PM »
"But that's just crazy me."
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2011, 03:34:23 PM »
Care to elaborate?

Our dear friend Orthonorm will soon expire of Munchausen Syndrome. Guesses on last words?

Father, I assure you that this thread is Orthonorm-approved... and was commissioned straight from his sick bed in the chat room.

If something brings attention to Orthonorm you can rest assured that he carefully orchestrated it. :)

Actually it WAS brand's idea, since I kept sounding more and more like death in chat, the thread that is. I just came up with the brilliant, attention-getting-via-death-self-mocking diagnosis and told her it was a good idea.

We both collectively felt bad when Father didn't get the joke of the diagnosis.





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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #30 on: September 27, 2011, 03:40:07 PM »
In all seriousness, feeling any better?
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2011, 03:42:30 PM »
In all seriousness, feeling any better?

Probably never. It just comes and goes.

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #32 on: September 27, 2011, 03:44:54 PM »
In all seriousness, feeling any better?

Probably never. It just comes and goes.


Pobrecito. I know how that goes. It's one of those days for me, too (seriously, it is horrible today. I walked 3 miles to get to my doctor's office and now I'm practically bedridden for the next few days), but I accepted an unusually large workload this week so I can relax on my trip this weekend.

Hope it'll get better for the time being, a couple of good days coming your way.

Sorry, kind of wanted to kvetch about my health, too. No one loves me enough to start threads about it. :P
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She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #33 on: September 27, 2011, 03:49:04 PM »
In all seriousness, feeling any better?

Wow, I went the opposite direction from FatherGiryus and just assumed it was a complete joke. I didn't know Orthonorm really wasn't feeling well.

I hope you're ok, Orthonorm. And you too, IsmiLiora.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #34 on: September 27, 2011, 03:51:24 PM »
Thank you. It's a chronic illness, so I have the good days and bad days, but I don't expect the bad days to stop coming. It's just something to deal with.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #35 on: September 27, 2011, 03:53:07 PM »
In all seriousness, feeling any better?

Probably never. It just comes and goes.


Pobrecito. I know how that goes. It's one of those days for me, too (seriously, it is horrible today. I walked 3 miles to get to my doctor's office and now I'm practically bedridden for the next few days), but I accepted an unusually large workload this week so I can relax on my trip this weekend.

Hope it'll get better for the time being, a couple of good days coming your way.

Sorry, kind of wanted to kvetch about my health, too. No one loves me enough to start threads about it. :P

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #36 on: September 27, 2011, 03:55:04 PM »
In all seriousness, feeling any better?

Wow, I went the opposite direction from FatherGiryus and just assumed it was a complete joke. I didn't know Orthonorm really wasn't feeling well.

I hope you're ok, Orthonorm. And you too, IsmiLiora.

It is a complete joke!

I've been complaining and what not about being sick. And as Ionnis believes, I derive meaning from getting attention on the board.

Oh forget it, explaining a joke no longer makes it funny.

Thanks for the sentiments though.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #37 on: September 27, 2011, 03:59:07 PM »
It is a complete joke!

I've been complaining and what not about being sick. And as Ionnis believes, I derive meaning from getting attention on the board.

Oh forget it, explaining a joke no longer makes it funny.

Thanks for the sentiments though.

Cool, cool. Thanks goodness.   

But you didn't say, who's statement was closest to your hypothetical last words?
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #38 on: September 27, 2011, 04:04:18 PM »
It is a complete joke!

I've been complaining and what not about being sick. And as Ionnis believes, I derive meaning from getting attention on the board.

Oh forget it, explaining a joke no longer makes it funny.

Thanks for the sentiments though.

Cool, cool. Thanks goodness.  

But you didn't say, who's statement was closest to your hypothetical last words?

This I gotta figure out how to make into a contest . . .

Thankfully, I know enough people who understand something that might seem to many as morbid and perverse is exactly what I find to be fun to hand out the appropriate prizes.

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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #39 on: September 27, 2011, 04:12:40 PM »
Thank you. It's a chronic illness, so I have the good days and bad days, but I don't expect the bad days to stop coming. It's just something to deal with.

I pray for more good days and for you to maintain your great strength for the not so good days.  I have two family members with serious chronic illnesses and know how tough it can be.
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #40 on: September 27, 2011, 04:14:56 PM »
Back to the mocking . . .
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Re: Orthonorm's Last Words.
« Reply #41 on: September 27, 2011, 04:55:02 PM »
Back to the mocking . . .

Back to the mocking . . .

I'm going to need this.

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« Reply #42 on: September 27, 2011, 04:58:34 PM »
Back to the mocking . . .

Back to the mocking . . .

Yes, yes, of course. What was I thinking!
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« Reply #43 on: September 27, 2011, 05:00:46 PM »
Back to the mocking . . .

Back to the mocking . . .

Back to the mocking . . .
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« Reply #44 on: September 27, 2011, 05:12:34 PM »
"I recant! My whole life has been a lie! For all these years I have cherished and cultivated, deep within my soul, a love and admiration for the greatest of all philosophers... the saintly Thomas Aquinas."
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