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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18225 on: October 23, 2013, 01:16:18 AM »
If y'all keep us at an average of 703+ posts/day for the rest of October, this will be our first-ever 20,000+ post month.  It may be attainable (we've had a number of 750+ posting days in the last few months).

Please, someone, start a thread about how the Pope of Rome should be the head of the universal Church.  In addition to the other threads we already have about that (which should be bumped).  Those are popular.   

I'm not sure that we should attain the prize at all costs!

But if you just want to stir up annoying topics that have been discussed too much, why not re-open some discussions on pews and kneeling on Sunday in the Liturgy section? (Arimethea will love you for that!)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18226 on: October 23, 2013, 02:55:00 AM »
But if you just want to stir up annoying topics that have been discussed too much, why not re-open some discussions on pews and kneeling on Sunday in the Liturgy section?

Honestly, I would've defaulted to being lazy, but then you said this:

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I'm still leaning toward lazy, but I'll have to think about it a bit more. 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18227 on: October 23, 2013, 07:29:21 AM »
Just won my first eBay auction. Now, if only the seller hurries a bit, I may have the goods before I go out of town.
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« Reply #18228 on: October 23, 2013, 07:36:38 AM »
Just won my first eBay auction. Now, if only the seller hurries a bit, I may have the goods before I go out of town.
Never ebayed???
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18229 on: October 23, 2013, 07:37:30 AM »
Just won my first eBay auction. Now, if only the seller hurries a bit, I may have the goods before I go out of town.
Never ebayed???

I've bought stuff, sure, but never before chanced an auction.
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« Reply #18230 on: October 23, 2013, 07:40:12 AM »
Just won my first eBay auction. Now, if only the seller hurries a bit, I may have the goods before I go out of town.
Never ebayed???

I've bought stuff, sure, but never before chanced an auction.
I think my ratio for Buy It Now items is like 100:1

I rarely auction too.

Usually I forget even if its on my watch list.

Instead of sitting a mininum bid, I like to sneak in the last 30 seconds to bid.

Too many big sellers create fake accounts to bump up the auction price. So if you keep bidding days before its over, you'd prob spend more money dealing with those alt accts.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18231 on: October 23, 2013, 06:37:36 PM »


I hate everybody who does this.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18232 on: October 23, 2013, 06:39:35 PM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18233 on: October 23, 2013, 08:38:32 PM »


I hate everybody who does this.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18234 on: October 24, 2013, 07:43:26 AM »


I hate everybody who does this.

Whenever I see this, I think the parents are really saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my children.  Please."
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18235 on: October 24, 2013, 11:04:39 AM »


I hate everybody who does this.

Whenever I see this, I think the parents are really saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my children.  Please."

Interesting line of thought.  When I see it, I think they're saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my pets to make them for dinner."  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Actually, the ONLY place I've ever seen that is on this board.  Why would that be, I wonder? 8)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18236 on: October 24, 2013, 11:50:43 AM »
If y'all keep us at an average of 703+ posts/day for the rest of October, this will be our first-ever 20,000+ post month.  It may be attainable (we've had a number of 750+ posting days in the last few months).

Please, someone, start a thread about how the Pope of Rome should be the head of the universal Church.  In addition to the other threads we already have about that (which should be bumped).  Those are popular.   

I'm not sure that we should attain the prize at all costs!

But if you just want to stir up annoying topics that have been discussed too much, why not re-open some discussions on pews and kneeling on Sunday in the Liturgy section? (Arimethea will love you for that!)

I note that someone resurrected the Nathaniel Kepner thread, that's always good for the spleen. (and many, many posts....) Kinda like the proverbial 'bad penny.'

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18237 on: October 24, 2013, 01:41:26 PM »
I'm tempted to bump the "Caballine Nectar" thread.  You know, for informational purposes.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18238 on: October 24, 2013, 01:48:07 PM »
I'm tempted to bump the "Caballine Nectar" thread.  You know, for informational purposes.

I seriously doubt that we have exhausted the well of discussion of Caballine Nectar.  It is time.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18239 on: October 24, 2013, 01:54:47 PM »
Please don't.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18240 on: October 24, 2013, 01:56:03 PM »
Please don't.

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« Reply #18241 on: October 24, 2013, 02:26:25 PM »
During last ten years it's been maybe two times that I went to a barber. I'd like to cut my hair but I'm having a huuuge crisis over it. I've been long-haired for too long.

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« Reply #18242 on: October 24, 2013, 02:27:38 PM »
During last ten years it's been maybe two times that I went to a barber. I'd like to cut my hair but I'm having a huuuge crisis over it. I've been long-haired for too long.

Don't do it. Long hair is better.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18243 on: October 24, 2013, 02:29:27 PM »

I hate everybody who does this.

Whenever I see this, I think the parents are really saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my children.  Please."

Interesting line of thought.  When I see it, I think they're saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my pets to make them for dinner."  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Actually, the ONLY place I've ever seen that is on this board.  Why would that be, I wonder? 8)

You've only seen people kidnap eachother's pets for food on OC.net? You really do live under a rock. Help yourself to a kitten and start cooking.
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« Reply #18244 on: October 24, 2013, 02:34:17 PM »
During last ten years it's been maybe two times that I went to a barber. I'd like to cut my hair but I'm having a huuuge crisis over it. I've been long-haired for too long.

Don't do it. Long hair is better.

It's fairly easy and cheap as one doesn't really have to do anything for long hair. At least if we're talking about men, that is. But it would be fun to something else for a change. I can grow them back if I'm not satisfied.

But still. :o
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18245 on: October 24, 2013, 02:36:36 PM »

I hate everybody who does this.

Whenever I see this, I think the parents are really saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my children.  Please."

Interesting line of thought.  When I see it, I think they're saying, "Follow me to my house and kidnap my pets to make them for dinner."  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Actually, the ONLY place I've ever seen that is on this board.  Why would that be, I wonder? 8)

You've only seen people kidnap eachother's pets for food on OC.net? You really do live under a rock. Help yourself to a kitten and start cooking.

I would NEVER kill, cook, and eat a kitten.  You must be a heathen to even suggest such barbarism!!!!  Now, a puppy...............I'll bet hecma925 might have some good recipes.  Well, maybe not.  I seem to recall he's a dog person ( ;D.  Or, perhaps you do. ;D ;D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18246 on: October 24, 2013, 02:37:51 PM »
During last ten years it's been maybe two times that I went to a barber. I'd like to cut my hair but I'm having a huuuge crisis over it. I've been long-haired for too long.

Don't do it. Long hair is better.

It's fairly easy and cheap as one doesn't really have to do anything for long hair. At least if we're talking about men, that is. But it would be fun to something else for a change. I can grow them back if I'm not satisfied.

But still. :o
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« Reply #18247 on: October 24, 2013, 02:43:36 PM »
I personally don't have any recipes for dog or cat, but as I have related in a nother thread, I strongly suspect that I have already eaten some feline and canine delicacies.  I didn't get sick and I ate it all, whatever it was.  When you think of the cultures that prepare dog/cat in their cuisine and the types of seasoning/preparations that are done, it makes sense.  Sunday roast cat with Yorkshire pudding or dog spaghetti doesn't sound appetizing.  But cat egg roll?  Szechuan dog?  I could go for that.  Lots of veggies, tasty sauces, some kimchi maybe (Right, J Michael? ;D); that can cover up any distinct feline/canine flavor that could have possibly been there.

I have prepared and eaten stewed squirrel.  It was ok.  Maybe an Asian-type preparation would have been more appetizing.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18248 on: October 24, 2013, 02:44:01 PM »
During last ten years it's been maybe two times that I went to a barber. I'd like to cut my hair but I'm having a huuuge crisis over it. I've been long-haired for too long.

Don't do it. Long hair is better.

It's fairly easy and cheap as one doesn't really have to do anything for long hair. At least if we're talking about men, that is. But it would be fun to something else for a change. I can grow them back if I'm not satisfied.

But still. :o
My hair is so short that I once had a guy come up to be after DL and thank me for my service in the military.  Yeah, that was awkward...
I hope you at least gave a firm handshake.
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« Reply #18249 on: October 24, 2013, 02:56:37 PM »
I personally don't have any recipes for dog or cat, but as I have related in a nother thread, I strongly suspect that I have already eaten some feline and canine delicacies.  I didn't get sick and I ate it all, whatever it was.  When you think of the cultures that prepare dog/cat in their cuisine and the types of seasoning/preparations that are done, it makes sense.  Sunday roast cat with Yorkshire pudding or dog spaghetti doesn't sound appetizing.  But cat egg roll?  Szechuan dog?  I could go for that.  Lots of veggies, tasty sauces, some kimchi maybe (Right, J Michael? ;D); that can cover up any distinct feline/canine flavor that could have possibly been there.

I have prepared and eaten stewed squirrel.  It was ok.  Maybe an Asian-type preparation would have been more appetizing.
I ate guinea pig when I was in Peru. It was not as good as I was hoping.  :(
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18250 on: October 24, 2013, 02:59:03 PM »
I personally don't have any recipes for dog or cat, but as I have related in a nother thread, I strongly suspect that I have already eaten some feline and canine delicacies.  I didn't get sick and I ate it all, whatever it was.  When you think of the cultures that prepare dog/cat in their cuisine and the types of seasoning/preparations that are done, it makes sense.  Sunday roast cat with Yorkshire pudding or dog spaghetti doesn't sound appetizing.  But cat egg roll?  Szechuan dog?  I could go for that.  Lots of veggies, tasty sauces, some kimchi maybe (Right, J Michael? ;D); that can cover up any distinct feline/canine flavor that could have possibly been there.

I have prepared and eaten stewed squirrel.  It was ok.  Maybe an Asian-type preparation would have been more appetizing.
I ate guinea pig when I was in Peru. It was not as good as I was hoping.  :(

Probably because it wasn't sprinkled with a quality ear wax.
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« Reply #18251 on: October 24, 2013, 03:03:55 PM »
This is what it looks like. It still has the teeth in the skull and everything.

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« Reply #18252 on: October 24, 2013, 03:04:10 PM »
I personally don't have any recipes for dog or cat, but as I have related in a nother thread, I strongly suspect that I have already eaten some feline and canine delicacies.  I didn't get sick and I ate it all, whatever it was.  When you think of the cultures that prepare dog/cat in their cuisine and the types of seasoning/preparations that are done, it makes sense.  Sunday roast cat with Yorkshire pudding or dog spaghetti doesn't sound appetizing.  But cat egg roll?  Szechuan dog?  I could go for that.  Lots of veggies, tasty sauces, some kimchi maybe (Right, J Michael? ;D); that can cover up any distinct feline/canine flavor that could have possibly been there.

I have prepared and eaten stewed squirrel.  It was ok.  Maybe an Asian-type preparation would have been more appetizing.
I ate guinea pig when I was in Peru. It was not as good as I was hoping.  :(

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« Reply #18253 on: October 24, 2013, 03:09:01 PM »
I saw that piece of art in person.  Actually, I attended Mass at the Cathedral where it hangs.  I was also smacked by a guy with a stick for putting my hands in my pockets after Mass.  Apparently, they take that pretty seriously.
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« Reply #18254 on: October 24, 2013, 03:09:36 PM »
So the Last Supper was a barbecue.  Jesus is Southern.
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« Reply #18255 on: October 24, 2013, 03:10:22 PM »
I saw that piece of art in person.  Actually, I attended Mass at the Cathedral where it hangs.  I was also smacked by a guy with a stick for putting my hands in my pockets after Mass.  Apparently, they take that pretty seriously.

Having lived in the building trades for a while, it is an act punishable by getting hit with a blunt object.
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« Reply #18256 on: October 24, 2013, 03:12:31 PM »
I saw that piece of art in person.  Actually, I attended Mass at the Cathedral where it hangs.  I was also smacked by a guy with a stick for putting my hands in my pockets after Mass.  Apparently, they take that pretty seriously.

Having lived in the building trades for a while, it is an act punishable by getting hit with a blunt object.

My hands were cold, they should cut a guy some slack.  :laugh:
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« Reply #18257 on: October 24, 2013, 03:15:30 PM »
I saw that piece of art in person.  Actually, I attended Mass at the Cathedral where it hangs.  I was also smacked by a guy with a stick for putting my hands in my pockets after Mass.  Apparently, they take that pretty seriously.

Having lived in the building trades for a while, it is an act punishable by getting hit with a blunt object.

My hands were cold, they should cut a guy some slack.  :laugh:

Especially then, the whole point was not to have your hands in pockets when you slipped and fell. We actually did see a guy hit ice and crack his skull open. He was drunk and with hands deep into his pockets.
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« Reply #18258 on: October 24, 2013, 03:16:15 PM »
I saw that piece of art in person.  Actually, I attended Mass at the Cathedral where it hangs.  I was also smacked by a guy with a stick for putting my hands in my pockets after Mass.  Apparently, they take that pretty seriously.

Having lived in the building trades for a while, it is an act punishable by getting hit with a blunt object.

My hands were cold, they should cut a guy some slack.  :laugh:

I knew this Orthodox priest who would positively rail at anyone in Church (usually males) with hands in their pockets.  He never went so far as to smack them, but his words and looks could do far more damage. ::)
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« Reply #18259 on: October 24, 2013, 06:46:54 PM »
Do not hold hands in pockets. IS OUTRAGE! Saints did not hold hands in pockets.
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« Reply #18260 on: October 25, 2013, 07:23:27 AM »
Is it just me or is the "OrthoDOX motivATiOnal posT(H)E(O)rs" thread not very motivating lately?
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« Reply #18261 on: October 25, 2013, 07:48:25 AM »
My 1776th post had to do with the unreliable statistics of child hunger in the US.  'MERICA.
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« Reply #18262 on: October 25, 2013, 04:22:07 PM »
There is a nice church in the Middle of Brasov, that I love to vist. It is so peaceful.  :)
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« Reply #18263 on: October 26, 2013, 10:35:48 PM »
Isa, ever heard of Omar Souleyman? He's from Syria.
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« Reply #18264 on: October 27, 2013, 04:15:54 AM »
Ughhhhhhh I hate that I gotta wait until Wednesday for my new work headphones. I forgot Guitar Center price matches amazon.com

I really hope these Sony's are all the hype. I never buy from large companies like them, but all studio musicians use em either for recording, tracking, mixing and mastering. The freq response is supposedly flat.
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« Reply #18265 on: October 27, 2013, 06:23:47 PM »
Lou Reed is dead. Wow.
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« Reply #18266 on: October 27, 2013, 07:56:41 PM »
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« Reply #18267 on: October 28, 2013, 10:33:05 AM »
Has anyone ever told stories or something to someone and they think you are full of crap and no longer trust you, even if what you told them is the truth?

Or even if you made a "factual" mistake and meant something else, you lose credibility?

This happened today when explaining my situation a few years ago. Nobody believes I worked 10 hr's a week for basically scraps. Some dude actually calculated the money I was making and called me out on it. Like wth? How am I suposoed to know exactly from 5 years ago?
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« Reply #18268 on: October 28, 2013, 10:37:38 AM »
Has anyone ever told stories or something to someone and they think you are full of crap and no longer trust you, even if what you told them is the truth?

Or even if you made a "factual" mistake and meant something else, you lose credibility?

This happened today when explaining my situation a few years ago. Nobody believes I worked 10 hr's a week for basically scraps. Some dude actually calculated the money I was making and called me out on it. Like wth? How am I suposoed to know exactly from 5 years ago?
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« Reply #18269 on: October 28, 2013, 10:44:36 AM »
Lou Reed is dead. Wow.

He did one decent song at least. More than most folks, so he should be happy.
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