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« Reply #16335 on: June 29, 2013, 11:11:13 PM »
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« Reply #16336 on: June 29, 2013, 11:14:27 PM »
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« Reply #16337 on: June 29, 2013, 11:18:49 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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
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« Reply #16338 on: June 29, 2013, 11:35:58 PM »
I'm bored. Why is there no unofficial chat tonight?

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« Reply #16339 on: June 29, 2013, 11:44:23 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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.
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« Reply #16340 on: June 29, 2013, 11:59:18 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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
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« Reply #16341 on: June 29, 2013, 11:59:33 PM »
I'm bored. Why is there no unofficial chat tonight?

If you get on I'll chat.
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« Reply #16342 on: June 30, 2013, 12:07:09 AM »
If we can get a few more...  I'm terrible at one on one chat (with other guys)... any of you other people want to join in?

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« Reply #16343 on: June 30, 2013, 12:38:11 AM »
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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
He was, but he hated the Church.  Apparently, he had several bad experiences with priests in the old country. He became Lutheran when he got to the states. :(
Will we all have to prove our Orthodoxy by adopting St Nicholas avatars now?

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« Reply #16344 on: June 30, 2013, 01:16:48 AM »
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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
He was, but he hated the Church.  Apparently, he had several bad experiences with priests in the old country. He became Lutheran when he got to the states. :(

All of this discontent and problems with Orthodox clergy is more or less news to me. I guess I've just been lucky in my encounters??

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« Reply #16345 on: June 30, 2013, 01:27:20 AM »
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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
He was, but he hated the Church.  Apparently, he had several bad experiences with priests in the old country. He became Lutheran when he got to the states. :(

Did that familial heritage have anything to do with your conversion?
Apart from moral conduct, all that man thinks himself able to do in order to become acceptable to God is mere superstition and religious folly. - Immanuel Kant

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16346 on: June 30, 2013, 02:03:59 AM »
Richie Valenzuela didn't know a word of Spanish
...Or it's just possible he's a mouthy young man on an internet forum.
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« Reply #16347 on: June 30, 2013, 02:07:33 AM »
Richie Valenzuela didn't know a word of Spanish

Wiki says he knew a little. ¿Sabes algo?  :P

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« Reply #16348 on: June 30, 2013, 02:08:42 AM »
I shaved/trimmed my beard tonight and now I have little hairs all over me. Why didn't I wait till tomorrow? Now it's 2am and I'm going to end up showering because the itching is killing me! What?

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« Reply #16349 on: June 30, 2013, 03:46:29 AM »
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« Reply #16350 on: June 30, 2013, 06:05:03 AM »
I miss watching football on Sundays. Please hurry up September.

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« Reply #16351 on: June 30, 2013, 06:11:55 AM »
I miss watching football on Sundays. Please hurry up September.

I couldn't sleep either.
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« Reply #16352 on: June 30, 2013, 07:00:49 AM »
I'm back home, finally!  ;D

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« Reply #16353 on: June 30, 2013, 10:47:31 AM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16354 on: June 30, 2013, 01:42:30 PM »
Glastonbury once more gets me hunting for material by awesome performers I knew nothing about.
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« Reply #16355 on: June 30, 2013, 01:44:25 PM »
Glastonbury once more gets me hunting for material by awesome performers I knew nothing about.

I love the Palladia channel. It has lots of concerts.
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« Reply #16356 on: June 30, 2013, 03:59:20 PM »
1) Order some food online from the website of a local pizzeria.
2) Confirm order.
3) "Order has been submitted. Thank you."
4) "Please call if you wish to pay with a credit card."

Wait, wut?

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« Reply #16357 on: June 30, 2013, 04:15:01 PM »
1) Order some food online from the website of a local pizzeria.
2) Confirm order.
3) "Order has been submitted. Thank you."
4) "Please call if you wish to pay with a credit card."

Wait, wut?


Btw, who runs American  pizzarias? In here just about every pizzeria is run by various Middle Eastern immigrants. That's somewhat weird since we have a lot less immigrants than most countries.

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« Reply #16358 on: June 30, 2013, 04:33:12 PM »
I've only been in maybe 5 real pizzeria places, so my experience is limited here (most of the pizza places here are chains of some type). Most seem to have a mix of people working there*, though there's probably a disproportionate number of Italians. They generally have names like "Carasellas" or "Gino Giannilli's." Anyway, that seems strange to me about being run by Middle Easterners, but then what do I know?  ;D


*Unlike, say, Chinese/Korean/Japanese/etc. places, where 95% of the people working there are Asian

EDIT--Also, when I was talking about "here" I mean the rural or semi-rural areas of PA I've mostly lived in. I would expect large cities to be somewhat different...
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« Reply #16359 on: June 30, 2013, 04:39:41 PM »
Btw, who runs American  pizzarias? In here just about every pizzeria is run by various Middle Eastern immigrants. That's somewhat weird since we have a lot less immigrants than most countries.

I'll second that there are a large number of Italians involved in pizzerias. Non-Italian, Caucasian-Americans are pretty common too though. I don't think I've ever seen a pizzeria with any other kind of ethnicity, except pizza chains (different than pizzerias, of course).
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16360 on: June 30, 2013, 05:18:01 PM »
1) Order some food online from the website of a local pizzeria.
2) Confirm order.
3) "Order has been submitted. Thank you."
4) "Please call if you wish to pay with a credit card."

Wait, wut?


Btw, who runs American  pizzarias? In here just about every pizzeria is run by various Middle Eastern immigrants. That's somewhat weird since we have a lot less immigrants than most countries.
In my corner of Canada, there are plenty of Italian family run pizzerias, but it's common to see chain franchises run by Indians and other South Asians.

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« Reply #16361 on: July 01, 2013, 06:18:27 AM »
Now for something unexpected...

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16362 on: July 01, 2013, 07:54:13 AM »
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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
He was, but he hated the Church.  Apparently, he had several bad experiences with priests in the old country. He became Lutheran when he got to the states. :(

Did that familial heritage have anything to do with your conversion?
No.  I actually didn't even know until after I became a catechumen and my dad told me.  I then cracked a joke about returning to the family faith and he got really mad and said it wasn't our family faith, it was a false religion.  I kinda left it at that.  Apparently too sore of a subject for him...
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« Reply #16363 on: July 01, 2013, 07:03:12 PM »
Why is it that when we are mad, we not only curse another person, but also the horse they rode in on? What do we have against the poor horse? Will such madness ever end?

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« Reply #16364 on: July 01, 2013, 07:44:30 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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
He was, but he hated the Church.  Apparently, he had several bad experiences with priests in the old country. He became Lutheran when he got to the states. :(

Did that familial heritage have anything to do with your conversion?
No.  I actually didn't even know until after I became a catechumen and my dad told me.  I then cracked a joke about returning to the family faith and he got really mad and said it wasn't our family faith, it was a false religion.  I kinda left it at that.  Apparently too sore of a subject for him...

LOL. From this and what you've posted about your spouse, sounds like you're having a fun time with this Orthodoxy thing.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16365 on: July 01, 2013, 09:06:33 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?  ???

It's a bit ironic. But then again I don't know Gaelic or German.
Perhaps I haven't read enough of your posts, but I have not seen a stream of posts from you complaining that people are keeping "us Germans" down. He is no more "Latino" than any other 2-3rd generation kid in this country. My grandfather was Serbian, but I don't think of myself as a Serb.

No but I like to role-play as a European (usually either German or Celtic). My Dark Souls character is named Wilhelmus.

Was your grandpa Orthodox?
He was, but he hated the Church.  Apparently, he had several bad experiences with priests in the old country. He became Lutheran when he got to the states. :(

Did that familial heritage have anything to do with your conversion?
No.  I actually didn't even know until after I became a catechumen and my dad told me.  I then cracked a joke about returning to the family faith and he got really mad and said it wasn't our family faith, it was a false religion.  I kinda left it at that.  Apparently too sore of a subject for him...

LOL. From this and what you've posted about your spouse, sounds like you're having a fun time with this Orthodoxy thing.

hahaha, its a real hoot!  My entire family thinks on marching straight to hell...

Some days, I don't know if it is God keeping me on this path or just my own darn stubbornness.  I would like to think its God.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16366 on: July 01, 2013, 09:28:38 PM »
happy birthday! to all the 8 dj's who turned 35 today :)
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« Reply #16367 on: July 01, 2013, 09:30:24 PM »
happy birthday! to all the 8 dj's who turned 35 today :)

dj was indeed, so far as we know, the most prolific spammer the forum has seen  :angel:

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« Reply #16368 on: July 01, 2013, 09:35:19 PM »
happy birthday! to all the 8 dj's who turned 35 today :)

dj was indeed, so far as we know, the most prolific spammer the forum has seen  :angel:

hehehe pity I missed the delightful experience. perhaps he will show up for his birthday party...
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16369 on: July 02, 2013, 09:54:54 AM »
Why is it that when we are mad, we not only curse another person, but also the horse they rode in on? What do we have against the poor horse? Will such madness ever end?

Never.

By the way, I hear the USDA or somebody has approved the opening of plants in New Mexico (?) to process horse meat for consumption.  That'll take care of the cursed critters!!!
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« Reply #16370 on: July 02, 2013, 11:54:12 AM »
Why is it that when we are mad, we not only curse another person, but also the horse they rode in on? What do we have against the poor horse? Will such madness ever end?

Never.

By the way, I hear the USDA or somebody has approved the opening of plants in New Mexico (?) to process horse meat for consumption.  That'll take care of the cursed critters!!!

Do people eat horse in the US? I thought that'd be sort of frowned upon by most. Then again, with the surge of Chinese restaurants in recent decades I suppose we've been conditioned to accept exotic meats...

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« Reply #16371 on: July 02, 2013, 11:55:13 AM »
I eat horse meat every friday night.
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« Reply #16372 on: July 02, 2013, 11:58:12 AM »
Pro tip for the young people reading this: don't get diabetes. Yeah you can lose your feet and go blind and all that, but even "normal" daily life can get frustrating; like dealing with the increased number of infections. As it so happens, I have one at the moment. "This'll feel like a little prick" the doctor said as he prepared to cut me open. I guess if by that he meant that it'd hurt like h*ll, then sure, a little prick.  8)  Remember that Seinfeld episode with Mike the bookie, and how his thumbs looked after Jerry broke them? Yeah, that's how my left hand looks right now.  ;D


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« Reply #16373 on: July 02, 2013, 11:58:30 AM »
I eat horse meat every friday night.


EDIT #2--Nevermind, I don't want to know either way!
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« Reply #16374 on: July 02, 2013, 12:10:16 PM »
Why is it that when we are mad, we not only curse another person, but also the horse they rode in on? What do we have against the poor horse? Will such madness ever end?

Never.

By the way, I hear the USDA or somebody has approved the opening of plants in New Mexico (?) to process horse meat for consumption.  That'll take care of the cursed critters!!!

Do people eat horse in the US? I thought that'd be sort of frowned upon by most. Then again, with the surge of Chinese restaurants in recent decades I suppose we've been conditioned to accept exotic meats...

What the heck are you talking about?  I've never eaten a Chinese person in my life!
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« Reply #16375 on: July 02, 2013, 12:14:18 PM »
I eat horse meat every friday night.

I thought it was only the french, who ate horses.
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« Reply #16376 on: July 02, 2013, 12:15:21 PM »
Why is it that when we are mad, we not only curse another person, but also the horse they rode in on? What do we have against the poor horse? Will such madness ever end?

Never.

By the way, I hear the USDA or somebody has approved the opening of plants in New Mexico (?) to process horse meat for consumption.  That'll take care of the cursed critters!!!

Do people eat horse in the US? I thought that'd be sort of frowned upon by most. Then again, with the surge of Chinese restaurants in recent decades I suppose we've been conditioned to accept exotic meats...

What the heck are you talking about?  I've never eaten a Chinese person in my life!

Are you sure? Ever have that sweet and sour chicken taste a little too sweet maybe? Have you ever had a wonton soup with a bit of an iron flavor to it? Is the turnover for workers unusually high? Do they like to give free food to the employees (to fatten them up)? Think about it.

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« Reply #16377 on: July 02, 2013, 12:15:40 PM »
I eat horse meat every friday night.

I thought it was only the french, who ate horses.

It's in my frikandellen.
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« Reply #16378 on: July 02, 2013, 12:24:19 PM »
I thought it was only the french, who ate horses.

You don't have hestepølse in Denmark?

In the Flemish parts of Belgium, horse meat was on the menu in a lot of restaurants.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16379 on: July 02, 2013, 12:31:22 PM »
I eat horse meat every friday night.

I thought it was only the french, who ate horses.
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Federal Approval Near for Opening of Horse Meat Processing Plant in New Mexico

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/01/us/horse-meat-processing-plant-approval-near.html?_r=0

The other morning on the radio I heard approval had been granted.  Maybe I mis-heard?
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