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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16560 on: July 15, 2013, 07:50:49 PM »
I'm rapidly reaching a point in my back-and-forth discussions with a certain other OC.net member where I may have to start one of those annoying "I'm taking a sanity break!" threads, or at least, just take the break without telling anyone. (But what fun is that?)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16561 on: July 15, 2013, 08:05:43 PM »
I'm rapidly reaching a point in my back-and-forth discussions with a certain other OC.net member where I may have to start one of those annoying "I'm taking a sanity break!" threads, or at least, just take the break without telling anyone. (But what fun is that?)
I think you should just start a thread where you call the certain other member out and tell them why they disgust you. They can then write back a rebuttal post.  We can nominate Asteriktos to be the judge because everyone likes him and no one will want to post mean things about him and see who wins.  Then everyone involved will be banned from oc.net, but at least it will be a fun, rousing way to go.  ;D
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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16562 on: July 15, 2013, 08:08:04 PM »
those were fun times:
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16563 on: July 15, 2013, 08:10:25 PM »
I think you should just start a thread where you call the certain other member out and tell them why they disgust you. They can then write back a rebuttal post.  We can nominate Asteriktos to be the judge because everyone likes him and no one will want to post mean things about him and see who wins.  Then everyone involved will be banned from oc.net, but at least it will be a fun, rousing way to go.  ;D

Aw shucks, nobody *disgusts* me. They're just wrong 99.9% of the time, that's all.

Otherwise it's a good idea. 8)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16564 on: July 15, 2013, 08:11:02 PM »
Silly protesters, thinking all that marching will do anything except give them awesome looking glutes.  :D
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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16565 on: July 15, 2013, 08:23:18 PM »
Silly protesters, thinking all that marching will do anything except give them awesome looking glutes.  :D

Oh, is THAT what this is all about? Couldn't they just march for the sake of marching, then? 76 Trombones, anyone?  ;D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16566 on: July 15, 2013, 08:29:32 PM »
I so wish there was a way I could unfollow threads.  I have quite a few that seem to be popular right now that I have no interest in continuing to read, yet they always fill up my unread topics box. The "New Rule" thread in particular... :(
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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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16567 on: July 15, 2013, 08:37:40 PM »
I so wish there was a way I could unfollow threads.  I have quite a few that seem to be popular right now that I have no interest in continuing to read, yet they always fill up my unread topics box. The "New Rule" thread in particular... :(

Oh no! You made me look at it and I'm bliinnnddd!!!!  :o
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16568 on: July 15, 2013, 08:40:42 PM »
I so wish there was a way I could unfollow threads.  I have quite a few that seem to be popular right now that I have no interest in continuing to read, yet they always fill up my unread topics box. The "New Rule" thread in particular... :(

Oh no! You made me look at it and I'm bliinnnddd!!!!  :o
Hahaha, just don't post in it or it will pop up far more than you will ever want to see it.  I'm cursed, I tell you, CURSED
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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16569 on: July 16, 2013, 09:26:24 AM »
I so wish there was a way I could unfollow threads.  I have quite a few that seem to be popular right now that I have no interest in continuing to read, yet they always fill up my unread topics box. The "New Rule" thread in particular... :(

Oh no! You made me look at it and I'm bliinnnddd!!!!  :o
Hahaha, just don't post in it or it will pop up far more than you will ever want to see it.  I'm cursed, I tell you, CURSED

Just one of the benefits of forum membership  ;D.

(You never did get back to me about those toe nail recipes, btw  8) 8).)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16570 on: July 16, 2013, 09:46:10 AM »
I so wish there was a way I could unfollow threads.  I have quite a few that seem to be popular right now that I have no interest in continuing to read, yet they always fill up my unread topics box. The "New Rule" thread in particular... :(

Oh no! You made me look at it and I'm bliinnnddd!!!!  :o
Hahaha, just don't post in it or it will pop up far more than you will ever want to see it.  I'm cursed, I tell you, CURSED

Just one of the benefits of forum membership  ;D.

(You never did get back to me about those toe nail recipes, btw  8) 8).)
Sorry, they are an old family secret.  I can't give away all our specialties to strangers on the internet.  :D
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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16571 on: July 16, 2013, 09:52:38 AM »
I so wish there was a way I could unfollow threads.  I have quite a few that seem to be popular right now that I have no interest in continuing to read, yet they always fill up my unread topics box. The "New Rule" thread in particular... :(

Oh no! You made me look at it and I'm bliinnnddd!!!!  :o
Hahaha, just don't post in it or it will pop up far more than you will ever want to see it.  I'm cursed, I tell you, CURSED

Just one of the benefits of forum membership  ;D.

(You never did get back to me about those toe nail recipes, btw  8) 8).)
Sorry, they are an old family secret.  I can't give away all our specialties to strangers on the internet.  :D

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16572 on: July 17, 2013, 08:57:04 AM »
I found the 1869 Harvard entrance exam. If they would have sticked to it Harvard would have no students today.

I love how the Arithmetic part requires some of the answers to be written in words.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16573 on: July 17, 2013, 09:08:10 AM »
I found the 1869 Harvard entrance exam. If they would have sticked to it Harvard would have no students today.

I love how the Arithmetic part requires some of the answers to be written in words.

I had to do that in a College Algebra class, 2012.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16574 on: July 17, 2013, 01:11:52 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16575 on: July 17, 2013, 01:14:08 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.
Congrats on the 2,100
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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16576 on: July 17, 2013, 01:19:43 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.

Me, too!  ;)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16577 on: July 17, 2013, 01:20:34 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.

Me, too!  ;)
Congrats on 9,931  ;D
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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16578 on: July 17, 2013, 01:21:34 PM »
Grazie mille. If I can only run up another few dozen before the end of the day, I'll hit ten thousand! :)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16579 on: July 17, 2013, 01:27:55 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

Anyway, generally I don't like bacon and maple syrup put together. To me it just takes two good things and makes a muddy mix of them. Right now I could go for something like that though.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16580 on: July 17, 2013, 01:31:03 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

Anyway, generally I don't like bacon and maple syrup put together. To me it just takes two good things and makes a muddy mix of them. Right now I could go for something like that though.
I've got the PERFECT thing for you.

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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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16581 on: July 17, 2013, 01:31:40 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.

Who would do such an evil thing?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16582 on: July 17, 2013, 01:34:45 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16583 on: July 17, 2013, 01:35:56 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.
I forbid it.
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 #16584 on: July 17, 2013, 01:38:30 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.
I forbid it.

At one point in time the mods would actually lock "game" threads. I'm glad things have changed...

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16585 on: July 17, 2013, 01:44:43 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.

Who would do such an evil thing?
Strange comment from someone whose current post count is 4666;D

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16586 on: July 17, 2013, 02:30:14 PM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16587 on: July 17, 2013, 03:16:48 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.

I've been thinking of opening another
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16588 on: July 17, 2013, 03:17:36 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.
I forbid it.

At one point in time the mods would actually lock "game" threads. I'm glad things have changed...

It's pretty much impossible to have a real game on here since most OC.net users have the attention span of an 8-year old boy on speed, with ADHD and too much energy drink.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16589 on: July 17, 2013, 03:19:20 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

There's more of them than us. :(
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16590 on: July 17, 2013, 03:20:06 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.

I've been thinking of opening another


I'm going to skip that one. I've had enough beer these past few weeks to last till the holidays.
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« Reply #16591 on: July 17, 2013, 03:21:08 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.

I've been thinking of opening another


I'm going to skip that one. I've had enough beer these past few weeks to last till the holidays.

Everyday can be a holiday, if you'd only let it.  ;D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16592 on: July 17, 2013, 03:22:24 PM »
Sometimes I'm impressed how high the post counts get, considering the lack of trivial threads. Yeah, we do have a few like random postings and "It is... and I am...," but on a lot of sites I've been on they have like 20 or 25 threads like that going at any one time. Here it's more like 4 or 5.

I've been thinking of opening another such thread.

I've been thinking of opening another


I'm going to skip that one. I've had enough beer these past few weeks to last till the holidays.

Everyday can be a holiday, if you'd only let it.  ;D

And there you have it: my problem   :laugh:
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16593 on: July 17, 2013, 03:24:01 PM »
Nothing to say, really. Just felt like adding to my post count.

Who would do such an evil thing?
Strange comment from someone whose current post count is 4666;D

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« Reply #16594 on: July 17, 2013, 04:51:03 PM »
I found the 1869 Harvard entrance exam. If they would have sticked to it Harvard would have no students today.

I love how the Arithmetic part requires some of the answers to be written in words.

I love how question two on the first page misquotes and even misunderstands Cicero. Coriolanus didn't do the same, but the opposite of what Themistocles did twenty years later, i.e. Coriolanus did do harm to his thankless country.
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« Reply #16595 on: July 17, 2013, 05:12:02 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!
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« Reply #16596 on: July 17, 2013, 05:13:56 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

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That is the land of lost content,          
  I see it shining plain,   
The happy highways where I went   
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« Reply #16597 on: July 17, 2013, 06:01:47 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16598 on: July 17, 2013, 06:15:59 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.
Holy martyr Proterius, patriarch of Alexandria,  pray for us!
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« Reply #16599 on: July 17, 2013, 06:29:20 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.

Speaking of which, shouldn't you have outgrown your viva el che phase at this point?
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 #16600 on: July 17, 2013, 06:34:47 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.

Speaking of which, shouldn't you have outgrown your viva el che phase at this point?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16601 on: July 17, 2013, 06:43:30 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.

Speaking of which, shouldn't you have outgrown your viva el che phase at this point?
Never went through that phase. At your age I didn't have acess to Internet but prob would have been comparably reactionary
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« Reply #16602 on: July 17, 2013, 06:46:09 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.

Speaking of which, shouldn't you have outgrown your viva el che phase at this point?
Never went through that phase. At your age I didn't have acess to Internet but prob would have been comparably reactionary

I'd trade. Pastoral Romania seems more fun than the internet.
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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« Reply #16603 on: July 17, 2013, 06:47:40 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.
At your age, I wouldn't talk about people's age.

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« Reply #16604 on: July 17, 2013, 07:47:11 PM »
I failed to say this yesterday but happy belated great schism day and for today happy Romanov regicide day!

Yes, let us celebrate the holy passion bearers' martyrdom. May they intercede for you and me.
Not what I meant but at your age it's ok.
At your age, I wouldn't talk about people's age.
What's the acceptable age to pick on someone's age?
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