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Offline orthonorm

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For those practicing forced abstinence
« on: November 24, 2013, 12:36:13 AM »
Enjoy the 50th anniversary of one of your favorite TV shows.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2013, 12:38:44 AM »
LOL.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2013, 12:42:05 AM »
Enjoy the 50th anniversary of one of your favorite TV shows.

That's cold lol.

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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2013, 12:43:31 AM »
I have no idea what this TV show is or what it's about, but forced abstinence sounds as unfortunate as it is.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2013, 01:48:53 AM »
Is the Zapruder film a TV show now? ???

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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2013, 01:49:41 AM »
Is the Zapruder film a TV show now? ???

I thought it was an entire industry...

But he meant something else. There's a thread about it elsewhere on the site...

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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2013, 01:52:38 AM »
The Doctor regenerates asexually from all the blather I've heard over the last week about this non-event. He is their hope for their own procreation.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2013, 02:33:23 AM »
If only they had put that Dr. Who reboot money into a British SG-1 instead.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2013, 02:59:59 AM »
I've seen about two minutes of a Dr. Who episode. I turned it on to see what all the fuss was about, saw whatever this is:



And knew it was not for me.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2013, 03:23:49 AM »
I have never watched a Doctor Who episode for more than about a minute... but I suppose I would consider watching an entire episode if Karen Gillan happened to be in it.


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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2013, 03:54:05 AM »
Enjoy the 50th anniversary of one of your favorite TV shows.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2013, 03:20:52 PM »
I've seen about two minutes of a Dr. Who episode. I turned it on to see what all the fuss was about, saw whatever this is:



And knew it was not for me.
You don't question Dr. Who. You just accept Dr. Who.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2013, 03:24:29 PM »
Enjoy the 50th anniversary of one of your favorite TV shows.

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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2013, 03:30:38 PM »
I have never watched a Doctor Who episode for more than about a minute... but I suppose I would consider watching an entire episode if Karen Gillan happened to be in it.


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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2013, 03:35:09 PM »
I've seen about two minutes of a Dr. Who episode. I turned it on to see what all the fuss was about, saw whatever this is:



And knew it was not for me.
You don't question Dr. Who. You just accept Dr. Who.

Doctor Who, but then we know you've had sex at least two times, so the mistake can be forgiven.

And Zealous the scene you referred in your post was in fact in one of the five episodes I committed to watching before becoming all too certain of my gut's previous rejection of this ridiculous show.

I haven't totally written off the show. If I am ever castrated, I'll give it another try.
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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2013, 03:38:42 PM »
I've seen about two minutes of a Dr. Who episode. I turned it on to see what all the fuss was about, saw whatever this is:



And knew it was not for me.
You don't question Dr. Who. You just accept Dr. Who.

Doctor Who, but then we know you've had sex at least two times, so the mistake can be forgiven.

And Zealous the scene you referred in your post was in fact in one of the five episodes I committed to watching before becoming all too certain of my gut's previous rejection of this ridiculous show.

I haven't totally written off the show. If I am ever castrated, I'll give it another try.

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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2013, 03:48:25 PM »
I had no idea Doctor Who existed until 2 years ago when I saw t-shirts, toys, whatever at the mall. I still haven't watched a single episode, and as a nerd it looks way too nerdy for me.

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Re: For those practicing forced abstinence
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2013, 03:53:30 PM »
I've seen about two minutes of a Dr. Who episode. I turned it on to see what all the fuss was about, saw whatever this is:



And knew it was not for me.
You don't question Dr. Who. You just accept Dr. Who.

Doctor Who, but then we know you've had sex at least two times, so the mistake can be forgiven.

And Zealous the scene you referred in your post was in fact in one of the five episodes I committed to watching before becoming all too certain of my gut's previous rejection of this ridiculous show.

I haven't totally written off the show. If I am ever castrated, I'll give it another try.

The longer you post here, dear friend, the more I realize you are one of the most miserable people I've ever come across. :)

If you knew the half of it.
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