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« Reply #12330 on: June 22, 2012, 08:52:40 PM »

I don't know whether to say congrats or condolences... um... well hey, you should enjoy yourself while you still have a chance, so... CONGRATS!  ;D

lol, thanks I think. :p
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« Reply #12331 on: June 23, 2012, 05:52:41 PM »
I'm starting a new temp assignment next week. Hopefully it goes the whole three months.

I thank God for the opportunity.   :)
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« Reply #12332 on: June 23, 2012, 11:15:02 PM »
A cigarette machine rolls cigarettes far better than I do.
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« Reply #12333 on: June 24, 2012, 09:09:30 PM »
"There are people who burn books and then there are people who sit down and carefully revise away the reading lists to exclude what they don’t like, don’t think is useful, or don’t find fashionable anymore.” - Unknown
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« Reply #12334 on: June 24, 2012, 10:38:35 PM »
"War is God's way of teaching Americans geography."  - Ambrose Bierce.  Happy 170th birthday, Old Gringo.
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« Reply #12335 on: June 25, 2012, 10:15:11 PM »
Funnest night on oc.net in a long time.

Needed it during a dreary evening.

Thanks all.

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« Reply #12336 on: June 26, 2012, 04:31:28 AM »
Funnest night on oc.net in a long time.

Needed it during a dreary evening.

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Good night!


Always glad to be source of amusement to you.  ;)

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« Reply #12337 on: June 26, 2012, 07:36:55 AM »
Woah! When did this happen? Seems like I have a new football team to hate! (I'm a Sydney FC fan).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Sydney_Wanderers_FC
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« Reply #12338 on: June 26, 2012, 07:36:55 AM »
So I'm officially fluent in 4 languages (Norwegian, English, Icelandic, and Spanish) and semi-fluent in German and Dutch.

Trying to figure what language to learn next, maybe Arabic or Russian?
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« Reply #12339 on: June 26, 2012, 09:05:07 AM »
So I'm officially fluent in 4 languages (Norwegian, English, Icelandic, and Spanish) and semi-fluent in German and Dutch.

Trying to figure what language to learn next, maybe Arabic or Russian?

Afrikaans.
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« Reply #12340 on: June 26, 2012, 10:12:29 AM »
So I'm officially fluent in 4 languages (Norwegian, English, Icelandic, and Spanish) and semi-fluent in German and Dutch.

Trying to figure what language to learn next, maybe Arabic or Russian?

There's always Navajo, which is mutually intelligible with other Western Apache languages.  Or Romanian, which will give you a chance to read some of their most illumined Holy Fathers, who I am sure Augustin can provide you with links to the works of.  Or Blackfoot, and help to keep a very endangered language alive.  Or there's Aragonese and Leonese.  Or Irish.
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« Reply #12341 on: June 26, 2012, 10:13:13 AM »
So I'm officially fluent in 4 languages (Norwegian, English, Icelandic, and Spanish) and semi-fluent in German and Dutch.

Trying to figure what language to learn next, maybe Arabic or Russian?
I'd recommend either C# or Python.
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« Reply #12342 on: June 26, 2012, 12:35:12 PM »
Afrikaans.

Too much like Dutch. lol

There's always Navajo, which is mutually intelligible with other Western Apache languages.  Or Romanian, which will give you a chance to read some of their most illumined Holy Fathers, who I am sure Augustin can provide you with links to the works of.  Or Blackfoot, and help to keep a very endangered language alive.  Or there's Aragonese and Leonese.  Or Irish.

I have a feeling I couldn't find anyone to communicate with in Navajo or Blackfoot. lol

Is Irish the same language as Celtic? Because that sounds interesting.

I'd recommend either C# or Python.

What?  ???
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« Reply #12343 on: June 26, 2012, 12:37:28 PM »
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« Reply #12344 on: June 27, 2012, 03:06:41 AM »
Afrikaans.

Too much like Dutch. lol

There's always Navajo, which is mutually intelligible with other Western Apache languages.  Or Romanian, which will give you a chance to read some of their most illumined Holy Fathers, who I am sure Augustin can provide you with links to the works of.  Or Blackfoot, and help to keep a very endangered language alive.  Or there's Aragonese and Leonese.  Or Irish.

I have a feeling I couldn't find anyone to communicate with in Navajo or Blackfoot. lol

Is Irish the same language as Celtic? Because that sounds interesting.

There is no one Cletic language, it's a family of languages. The Celtic peoples living today speak either Irish (sometimes called Gaelic), Welsh, Breton, Manx, Cornish (both nearly dead), or Scots Gaelic (also nearly dead). The Scots spoken in the Lowland is Germanic and its debated whether it's really a separate language at all and not just a dialectic of English.
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« Reply #12345 on: June 27, 2012, 03:08:53 AM »
Personally I'd learn Hebrew or Koine. As a Rabbi once said, "Reading the Scriptures in translation is like kissing your bride through the veil."
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« Reply #12346 on: June 27, 2012, 03:09:37 AM »
Or a Southeast Asian language because it's such a boon to the resume in some parts of the country.
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« Reply #12347 on: June 27, 2012, 07:23:06 AM »
Latin.

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« Reply #12348 on: June 27, 2012, 09:55:07 AM »
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« Reply #12349 on: June 27, 2012, 09:55:07 AM »
I'm going to learn Faroese. :)
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« Reply #12350 on: June 27, 2012, 09:55:07 AM »
Or a Southeast Asian language because it's such a boon to the resume in some parts of the country.

Thai would be good, or Laotian, so that you can understood the Souphanousinphones when they start yelling at each other.
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« Reply #12351 on: June 27, 2012, 05:03:28 PM »
So I'm officially fluent in 4 languages (Norwegian, English, Icelandic, and Spanish) and semi-fluent in German and Dutch.

Trying to figure what language to learn next, maybe Arabic or Russian?

That's a pretty good accomplishment.  :)
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« Reply #12353 on: June 27, 2012, 10:21:18 PM »
Or a Southeast Asian language because it's such a boon to the resume in some parts of the country.

Thai would be good, or Laotian, so that you can understood the Souphanousinphones when they start yelling at each other.
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« Reply #12354 on: June 27, 2012, 10:23:29 PM »
Down to 401! About 50 pounds dropped!
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« Reply #12355 on: June 27, 2012, 10:27:51 PM »
Down to 401! About 50 pounds dropped!

That's fantastic. Truly.

Do you feel a difference?
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« Reply #12356 on: June 27, 2012, 10:35:20 PM »
Down to 401! About 50 pounds dropped!

That's fantastic. Truly.

Do you feel a difference?
Yeah. I do feel a little lighter and my double chin is shrinking.
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« Reply #12357 on: June 28, 2012, 01:19:52 AM »
Down to 401! About 50 pounds dropped!

Excellent :)
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« Reply #12358 on: June 28, 2012, 01:22:56 AM »
So I'm officially fluent in 4 languages (Norwegian, English, Icelandic, and Spanish) and semi-fluent in German and Dutch.

Trying to figure what language to learn next, maybe Arabic or Russian?

That's a pretty good accomplishment.  :)

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« Reply #12359 on: June 28, 2012, 01:37:54 AM »
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« Reply #12360 on: June 28, 2012, 09:55:06 AM »
WOW! :o This Random Postings thread has more posts than any but our top 5 posters have submitted!

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« Reply #12361 on: June 28, 2012, 10:14:20 AM »
Just checked Dreher's site: the man has a weird fascination /obsession for gay kinky sex. Weird.

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« Reply #12362 on: June 28, 2012, 11:47:41 AM »
WOW! :o This Random Postings thread has more posts than any but our top 5 posters have submitted!



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« Reply #12363 on: June 28, 2012, 03:24:14 PM »
Nectar of the gods...



The only annoying thing is that one store that I went to wanted $1.79 for each two liter, whereas another store wanted $1.00 for each one. Why such a big gap in price? How can I hoard the stuff if I can only afford to buy them at one store, and that store only has a paltry 8-10 bottles on the shelf?  ???
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« Reply #12364 on: June 29, 2012, 10:48:14 AM »
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« Reply #12365 on: June 29, 2012, 12:59:08 PM »
Hit 104F yesterday threatening 106F today. Shockingly we are not having > 98% RH. Almost an all time low for RH.

Brown outs. Water main breaks. Ambulances constantly moving.
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« Reply #12366 on: June 29, 2012, 03:42:37 PM »
Good Lord!  I'm over 25k posts!
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« Reply #12367 on: June 29, 2012, 03:58:11 PM »
Good Lord!  I'm over 25k posts!

Congrats on this most unique of accomplishments!  ;D
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« Reply #12368 on: June 29, 2012, 11:40:20 PM »
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." --Bertrand Russell

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« Reply #12369 on: June 29, 2012, 11:42:25 PM »
lol, the fan-made My Little Pony fighting game is proceeding pretty well, apparently. They're showing it off at Evo on July 6th. http://www.mane6.com/

QA footage. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMEHsyImf0U

More pre-alpha stuff. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uYnBcwd4Os

Stage music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBmDFDkL03Q&feature=related
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« Reply #12370 on: June 30, 2012, 12:24:38 AM »
On a scale of 1 to Liberace, how happy do you think Tom Cruise is to finally mingle with dudes again?

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« Reply #12371 on: June 30, 2012, 12:30:01 AM »
On a scale of 1 to Liberace, how happy do you think Tom Cruise is to finally mingle with dudes again?

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« Reply #12372 on: June 30, 2012, 01:23:09 AM »
On a scale of 1 to Liberace, how happy do you think Tom Cruise is to finally mingle with dudes again?

I kid, I kid...
I don't know how anyone can think he could be gay.

Tongue in cheek, but: http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2012/06/tom_cruise_gay_5_signs.php
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« Reply #12373 on: June 30, 2012, 06:18:54 AM »
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« Reply #12374 on: June 30, 2012, 05:45:41 PM »
So I found a few headsets online for about 14 bucks, not too shabby.
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