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« Reply #16290 on: June 27, 2013, 03:52:11 AM »
He's going to Harvard in the fall.

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« Reply #16291 on: June 27, 2013, 05:06:52 AM »
I have a nearly-full jar of banana peppers that I am willing to trade for a good book (preferably theological). Just putting that out there.

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« Reply #16292 on: June 27, 2013, 12:35:24 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions
seeing the collapse of one country wasn't enough for you?
Don't you realize by now that is not how they see it.  They see it as a birth of a new country.
Yeah, you don't get it either.
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« Reply #16293 on: June 27, 2013, 12:59:11 PM »
All of the above.
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« Reply #16294 on: June 27, 2013, 01:12:05 PM »
All of the above.

Richard Pryor is disappointed.

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« Reply #16295 on: June 27, 2013, 01:35:02 PM »
All of the above.

Richard Pryor is disappointed.

He spoke to you?  Get ye back to the quack and change duh drugs!!!!!
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« Reply #16296 on: June 27, 2013, 01:52:31 PM »
All of the above.

Richard Pryor is disappointed.

He spoke to you?  Get ye back to the quack and change duh drugs!!!!!

He came to me in a vision, and told me to watch Brewster's Millions, which of course I own on DVD (the 1985 version I mean). At first I was confused, but then I realized what he was saying: we shouldn't vote for "all of the above," but rather for "none of the above":


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« Reply #16297 on: June 27, 2013, 01:55:20 PM »
All of the above.

Richard Pryor is disappointed.

He spoke to you?  Get ye back to the quack and change duh drugs!!!!!

He came to me in a vision, and told me to watch Brewster's Millions, which of course I own on DVD (the 1985 version I mean). At first I was confused, but then I realized what he was saying: we shouldn't vote for "all of the above," but rather for "none of the above":



Get ye to the ophthalmologist!!  That's after you're done with the quack.
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« Reply #16298 on: June 27, 2013, 02:36:45 PM »
RIP, Richard Matheson. :'(
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« Reply #16299 on: June 27, 2013, 06:18:54 PM »
Bummer

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« Reply #16300 on: June 27, 2013, 06:26:36 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions
seeing the collapse of one country wasn't enough for you?
Don't you realize by now that is not how they see it.  They see it as a birth of a new country.
Yeah, you don't get it either.
Sure I do.  Death to what made us great and birth to what is the cause of our collapse.  A new nation.  Hope and change and all that jazz.
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« Reply #16301 on: June 27, 2013, 06:38:03 PM »
I have a nearly-full jar of banana peppers that I am willing to trade for a good book (preferably theological). Just putting that out there.

This offer is still on the table. A visual aid:



This is not the actual jar you would receive. In fact, this is a picture of a jar. The jar you will receive is the same brand and type and size however. Also, one other difference is that the jar you will receive has been opened, and 6-8 pepper rings removed for meal-related consumption. Otherwise they are the same.

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« Reply #16302 on: June 28, 2013, 01:53:53 AM »
Edit: Screw it, I'll wait for things to go to politics or whatever.
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« Reply #16303 on: June 28, 2013, 01:58:28 AM »
I have a nearly-full jar of banana peppers that I am willing to trade for a good book (preferably theological). Just putting that out there.

This offer is still on the table. A visual aid:



This is not the actual jar you would receive. In fact, this is a picture of a jar. The jar you will receive is the same brand and type and size however. Also, one other difference is that the jar you will receive has been opened, and 6-8 pepper rings removed for meal-related consumption. Otherwise they are the same.
That offer is very tempting, I really enjoy banana peppers.
You sound like a professional who knows what he's talking about.  That's because you are.

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« Reply #16304 on: June 28, 2013, 10:04:45 AM »
There is a Metal festival in my city. I feel like drinking gallons of beer and turning into raving lunatic.
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« Reply #16305 on: June 28, 2013, 10:13:09 AM »
There is a Metal festival in my city. I feel like drinking gallons of beer and turning into raving lunatic.

Oooo, this sounds fun!  what kind of metal?  I'm a huge fan of Rhodium myself, with Ruthenium coming in a close second.
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If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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« Reply #16306 on: June 28, 2013, 10:21:13 AM »
There is a Metal festival in my city. I feel like drinking gallons of beer and turning into raving lunatic.

Oooo, this sounds fun!  what kind of metal?  I'm a huge fan of Rhodium myself, with Ruthenium coming in a close second.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuska_Open_Air_Metal_Festival
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« Reply #16307 on: June 28, 2013, 10:27:54 AM »
I'm going to a metal festival myself soon. Turisas will be there  :)
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« Reply #16308 on: June 28, 2013, 10:33:17 AM »
I'm going to a metal festival myself soon. Turisas will be there  :)

If you want to impress them, I can teach you some Finnish profanities.  :-*
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« Reply #16309 on: June 28, 2013, 10:36:33 AM »
Teach them to me, master.
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« Reply #16310 on: June 28, 2013, 10:48:14 AM »
Teach them to me, master.

Finnish swearing

Just remember to skip mushrooms this time and drink a lot of bad beer instead and you'll be fine.
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« Reply #16311 on: June 28, 2013, 11:33:28 AM »
There is a Metal festival in my city. I feel like drinking gallons of beer and turning into raving lunatic.

Oooo, this sounds fun!  what kind of metal?  I'm a huge fan of Rhodium myself, with Ruthenium coming in a close second.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuska_Open_Air_Metal_Festival

If you record the Kreator set for me I'll pay you  ;D

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« Reply #16312 on: June 28, 2013, 03:09:47 PM »
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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« Reply #16314 on: June 28, 2013, 06:51:13 PM »
Let's have a meta-discussion, shall we?

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« Reply #16315 on: June 28, 2013, 06:51:31 PM »
"Some have such command of their bowels, that they can break wind continuously at pleasure, so as to produce the effect of singing."- St. Augustine of Hippo

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« Reply #16316 on: June 28, 2013, 06:59:25 PM »
Let's have a meta-discussion, shall we?

Well let's talk about how we will approach it first. We will say methodology a lot and actually use the word correctly for once.
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« Reply #16317 on: June 28, 2013, 08:17:37 PM »
"Some have such command of their bowels, that they can break wind continuously at pleasure, so as to produce the effect of singing."- St. Augustine of Hippo

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« Reply #16319 on: June 28, 2013, 09:46:02 PM »
Let's have a meta-discussion, shall we?

Well let's talk about how we will approach it first. We will say methodology a lot and actually use the word correctly for once.

We're going to discuss discussing our discussion?

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« Reply #16321 on: June 28, 2013, 09:52:31 PM »
Let's have a meta-discussion, shall we?

Well let's talk about how we will approach it first. We will say methodology a lot and actually use the word correctly for once.

We're going to discuss discussing our discussion?
But what will be our methodology for discussing our discussion? We should discuss that first.
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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« Reply #16322 on: June 28, 2013, 09:56:59 PM »
Let's have a meta-discussion, shall we?

Well let's talk about how we will approach it first. We will say methodology a lot and actually use the word correctly for once.

We're going to discuss discussing our discussion?
But what will be our methodology for discussing our discussion? We should discuss that first.

It seems to me that the best way forward is to find

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« Reply #16323 on: June 28, 2013, 10:16:17 PM »
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« Reply #16325 on: June 28, 2013, 10:34:43 PM »

*mind blown*

I would make a comment wondering why you have nothing better to do on a Friday evening, but I'm here too, so...
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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« Reply #16326 on: June 29, 2013, 02:39:28 AM »
So there are still Finnish-speaking Lutheran parishes in the US and Canada. I thought that they have been completely anglicized and assimilated into The ELCA by now.
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« Reply #16327 on: June 29, 2013, 02:49:56 AM »

*mind blown*

I would make a comment wondering why you have nothing better to do on a Friday evening, but I'm here too, so...

Two words: House Arrest
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« Reply #16328 on: June 29, 2013, 04:46:37 PM »
Example is kicking some serious booty at Glastonbury. Must investigate discography.
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« Reply #16329 on: June 29, 2013, 07:05:53 PM »
A tale of a young JamesR.

James doesn't know a word of Spanish.
Doesn't he? Well, the time frame and characterization work out well in my head.
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« Reply #16330 on: June 29, 2013, 08:18:15 PM »
A tale of a young JamesR.

James doesn't know a word of Spanish.
Doesn't he? Well, the time frame and characterization work out well in my head.
How can someone who goes on so often about his Mexican heritage not know Spanish?  ???
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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« Reply #16331 on: June 29, 2013, 08:30:17 PM »
How can someone who goes on so often about his Mexican heritage not know Spanish?  ???

Somehow this seems more believable to me after Breaking Bad made one of their main characters a DEA agent working in New Mexico who can't speak Spanish. Some people who should be able to understand the language just don't. *shrugs*  8)

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« Reply #16332 on: June 29, 2013, 09:00:55 PM »
He was mocked for not knowing Spanish when he was on that assignment in El Paso though.
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« Reply #16333 on: June 29, 2013, 09:02:26 PM »
He was mocked for not knowing Spanish when he was on that assignment in El Paso though.

Ahh yes, that was a good espisode with the turtle...  :angel:

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« Reply #16334 on: June 29, 2013, 09:32:51 PM »
Step 1. Open a Word Document or anything else you can type Unicode in.

Step 2. Hold down Alt and type 9766 in the Number Pad.

Step 3. Be Cool.

Step 4. Put on this thread what happened.
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