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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #180 on: March 19, 2012, 07:11:12 AM »
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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #181 on: March 19, 2012, 10:48:20 AM »
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Re: Hyperdox Herman
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« Reply #183 on: March 19, 2012, 11:10:58 AM »
Btw, I think this is the most appropriate and relevant Lenten thread we've ever had on this board.

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« Reply #184 on: March 19, 2012, 11:12:28 AM »


Nice. You have no idea how close to the truth you hit here.
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« Reply #185 on: March 19, 2012, 11:21:22 AM »
I chuckle at these, but feel guilty in the process!

Actually, Hyperdox Herman is the stereotypical 'convert' in the minds of many 'cradles.' I find it reassuring that most of the posters here poking fun at poor Herman appear to be converts. All too often when we are in one 'grouping' or another in life, we find it easy to lump 'others' with a stereotype rather than get to know that person and understand them more fully.

If anyone wants to come up with a " 'Cradled' Mary or John", give it a whirl. I suspect there is more for all us to learn through a bit of self-effacing humor!


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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #186 on: March 19, 2012, 11:43:51 AM »
I chuckle at these, but feel guilty in the process!

Actually, Hyperdox Herman is the stereotypical 'convert' in the minds of many 'cradles.' I find it reassuring that most of the posters here poking fun at poor Herman appear to be converts. All too often when we are in one 'grouping' or another in life, we find it easy to lump 'others' with a stereotype rather than get to know that person and understand them more fully.

If anyone wants to come up with a " 'Cradled' Mary or John", give it a whirl. I suspect there is more for all us to learn through a bit of self-effacing humor!


I believe cradle Christopher has been addressed.

"Sermon too long? Cigarette in front of church."
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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #187 on: March 19, 2012, 12:10:15 PM »
I chuckle at these, but feel guilty in the process!

Actually, Hyperdox Herman is the stereotypical 'convert' in the minds of many 'cradles.' I find it reassuring that most of the posters here poking fun at poor Herman appear to be converts. All too often when we are in one 'grouping' or another in life, we find it easy to lump 'others' with a stereotype rather than get to know that person and understand them more fully.

If anyone wants to come up with a " 'Cradled' Mary or John", give it a whirl. I suspect there is more for all us to learn through a bit of self-effacing humor!


I believe cradle Christopher has been addressed.

"Sermon too long? Cigarette in front of church."


I did a couple for "Hypodox Henry" ;)

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« Reply #188 on: March 19, 2012, 12:10:55 PM »
I find it reassuring that most of the posters here poking fun at poor Herman appear to be converts.

Americans, well at least the best of us, exceed in the virtue of self-deprecation.

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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #189 on: March 19, 2012, 12:23:20 PM »
Cradle: "Unified American Church?"  "That ##@@++ Bishop isn't getting his hands on my grandfather's property!"

Cradle: "Teachings of the Church?"  " Slavonic? Greek? Red Eggs?"

Cradle: "Services too long?"   "You betcha!"


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« Reply #190 on: March 19, 2012, 12:35:01 PM »
Cradle: "Unified American Church?"  "That ##@@++ Bishop isn't getting his hands on my grandfather's property!"

Cradle: "Teachings of the Church?"  " Slavonic? Greek? Red Eggs?"

Cradle: "Services too long?"   "You betcha!"



anyone got a good cradle or hypodox picture??

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« Reply #192 on: March 19, 2012, 12:41:23 PM »
Cradle: "Unified American Church?"  "That ##@@++ Bishop isn't getting his hands on my grandfather's property!"

Cradle: "Teachings of the Church?"  " Slavonic? Greek? Red Eggs?"

Cradle: "Services too long?"   "You betcha!"



anyone got a good cradle or hypodox picture??

Nick will see this. He has a knack for visual humor. His Herman was perfect as was Helena.
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« Reply #193 on: March 19, 2012, 12:41:56 PM »
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« Reply #194 on: March 19, 2012, 12:56:10 PM »
lol I like "helpmeet Helena" on that same page  :laugh:

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« Reply #195 on: March 19, 2012, 01:56:59 PM »
This is an example of what doesn't make sense. Sorry Charlie, er Mikey . . .

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« Reply #196 on: March 19, 2012, 02:01:11 PM »
lol I like "helpmeet Helena" on that same page  :laugh:

Am I the only one who finds that girl in the helpmeet Helena pics very attractive? Hmm...  8)

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« Reply #197 on: March 19, 2012, 02:03:47 PM »
lol I like "helpmeet Helena" on that same page  :laugh:

Am I the only one who finds that girl in the helpmeet Helena pics very attractive? Hmm...  8)

lol i thought she was kind of nerdy...but in an endearing sort of way ;)

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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #198 on: March 19, 2012, 03:02:20 PM »
Das ist des Jägers Ehrenschild, daß er beschützt und hegt sein Wild, weidmännisch jagt, wie sich’s gehört, den Schöpfer im Geschöpfe ehrt.

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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #199 on: March 19, 2012, 03:16:29 PM »
and again
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« Reply #200 on: March 19, 2012, 03:18:25 PM »


Try here

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-Christopher/262438513832498

This is an example of what doesn't make sense. Sorry Charlie, er Mikey . . .

Ever been to one of the Slavic Churches on a Feast Day?

I'm fifty-eight years old, I grew up in the northeast USA and I don't get the reference. I never saw anything that would evoke this image relative to a feast day - maybe at a picnic with a polka band but that isn't related to the expression of religion - but I agree the image doesn't make sense. Although the cigarette reference is spot on - esp. years ago. I remember my father stopping the Paschal blessing of food of all things on the Church lawn until the smokers and chatters dispersed! That was in 1962!
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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #201 on: March 19, 2012, 03:21:52 PM »
lol I like "helpmeet Helena" on that same page  :laugh:

Am I the only one who finds that girl in the helpmeet Helena pics very attractive? Hmm...  8)

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« Reply #202 on: March 19, 2012, 03:23:27 PM »
In a time of chimpanzees, I was a monkey

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« Reply #203 on: March 19, 2012, 03:29:43 PM »
and again
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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #204 on: March 19, 2012, 05:36:48 PM »
Nevermind
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« Reply #205 on: March 19, 2012, 05:50:19 PM »
lol I like "helpmeet Helena" on that same page  :laugh:

Am I the only one who finds that girl in the helpmeet Helena pics very attractive? Hmm...  8)

lol i thought she was kind of nerdy...but in an endearing sort of way ;)

She's nave hot.

You know, it's like work hot, but... uh... in the nave.

I'm sorry.

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« Reply #206 on: March 19, 2012, 06:30:18 PM »
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« Reply #207 on: March 19, 2012, 06:40:29 PM »
^ Ouch. Sounds like Asteriktos c. 2001...  :D

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« Reply #208 on: March 19, 2012, 06:53:50 PM »


Try here

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-Christopher/262438513832498

This is an example of what doesn't make sense. Sorry Charlie, er Mikey . . .

Ever been to one of the Slavic Churches on a Feast Day?

I'm fifty-eight years old, I grew up in the northeast USA and I don't get the reference. I never saw anything that would evoke this image relative to a feast day - maybe at a picnic with a polka band but that isn't related to the expression of religion - but I agree the image doesn't make sense. Although the cigarette reference is spot on - esp. years ago. I remember my father stopping the Paschal blessing of food of all things on the Church lawn until the smokers and chatters dispersed! That was in 1962!

Ok, I gotcha.  The picture is kind of fugazi, it's the cigarette thing that I understand.  I say feast day, because half of them (and by half I mean 95%) aren't there any other days and as soon as the service is over half of those run out as fast as they can and light up.  My brother still jokes about it from a Russian church we went to once or twice when we were younger.  I've noticed the same thing at the Serbian Church.
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Re: Hyperdox Herman
« Reply #209 on: March 19, 2012, 09:22:57 PM »
This thread is hilarious. Freakily, Hyperdox Herman looks exactly like me--and I'm not even much of a narcissist.

Nonetheless, please keep the fun coming.
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« Reply #210 on: March 19, 2012, 10:06:52 PM »
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« Reply #211 on: March 19, 2012, 10:08:42 PM »


did that once...the clocks turned up an hour and my alarm didn't update... :(

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« Reply #212 on: March 19, 2012, 10:12:47 PM »
Cradle Christopher?

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« Reply #213 on: March 19, 2012, 11:00:59 PM »
This time, we'll have a vote:

Cradle Kyrill:



The Buksheesh Twins:



your Cradle Christopher:

[/img]http://www.secondactstudio.com/studio/images/peterstormare.jpeg[/img]

Edit: the guy in the above pic is a famous actor from Sweden. Should not use.

How about this, so that all choices are smoking:

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« Reply #214 on: March 20, 2012, 12:08:21 AM »
The last one, Nick.
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« Reply #215 on: March 22, 2012, 07:05:10 PM »



For "Cradle Costa":
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« Reply #217 on: March 22, 2012, 09:48:35 PM »
The last one, Nick.

haha...definitely.

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« Reply #218 on: March 22, 2012, 10:33:56 PM »
lol I like "helpmeet Helena" on that same page  :laugh:

Am I the only one who finds that girl in the helpmeet Helena pics very attractive? Hmm...  8)

Very.  I have a weakness for redheads.
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« Reply #220 on: March 23, 2012, 04:24:43 PM »
lol.

i think it would be so funny if this guy found out what we were using his pic for  :laugh:

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« Reply #221 on: March 23, 2012, 06:52:21 PM »
lol.

i think it would be so funny if this guy found out what we were using his pic for  :laugh:
He would become an inquirer, I bet.
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« Reply #222 on: March 23, 2012, 08:06:07 PM »
This Hyperdox Herman guy is quite a character. He reminds me of a certain fisherman that lived about 2,000 years ago who was often zealous to a fault. Some might call him "Presumptuous Peter;" but we call him "Saint Peter".  ;) 

(I now await to see how someone will creatively use this post in their next "Hyperdox Herman" picture.)


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« Reply #224 on: March 23, 2012, 11:52:54 PM »
Some of the jokes are a little odd, but I like the idea.

The unadulterated wine one is my favourite.

A few people believe that "Sulfites" are a masonic innovation first begun by the California vineyards after a bilderburg conference was held nearby, not naturally occuring chemical reaction.
 ;) :D

Thanks, I had never heard that. Even bottles of wine from Greece say that there may be some natural sulfites present.

However, a priest did say that using raisins and making your own altar wine/wine for consumption after communion can prevent allergic reactions to those allergic to bee venom. Sometimes a honey bee or yellow jacket wasp is accidentally crushed and processed in the winery.

And the venom actually persists through fermenting and everything... Kinda hard to believe that.