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« Reply #18675 on: November 15, 2013, 06:01:53 PM »
I am going to a Foreigner concert tomorrow. How did this happen?

You had a kid and now your life is over?

I never look at my profile or whatever, but I just noticed it has been altered. Or have I been .sigless and juridictionless and stuff for a while? Weird.

Not that I care about that stuff too much. If I didn't love my current avatar so much, I would probably be without one of those. It is probably the second avatar ever in my online history I've ever liked.

Hmmm, the look of oc.net is slightly altered is what it is. The fields are not rendered which are left blank?

Anyhoo, I better get going.

The PM link is altered as well into a graphic of some sort.
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« Reply #18676 on: November 15, 2013, 06:04:02 PM »
You had a kid and now your life is over?

It's in Troy. Will I be seeing you there, neighbor?

If you are further than 500 ft. from me or not my enemy, you are no neighbor of mine.

Your friends don't dance and if they don't dance, well they're no friends of mine.
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« Reply #18677 on: November 15, 2013, 06:05:15 PM »
The PM link is altered as well into a graphic of some sort.

Huh... I didn't notice that. I also thought I had my email address hidden, but it's showing up for me. Weird.
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« Reply #18678 on: November 15, 2013, 06:07:22 PM »
You had a kid and now your life is over?

It's in Troy. Will I be seeing you there, neighbor?

If you are further than 500 ft. from me or not my enemy, you are no neighbor of mine.

Your friends don't dance and if they don't dance, well they're no friends of mine.

Interestingly, my neighbors do in fact dance. Both their proximity and their being my enemy due to the times when they decide to dance make them doubly my neighbors.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18679 on: November 15, 2013, 06:07:56 PM »
Wow, I really killed this thread: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,54815.45.html

Didn't mean to.
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« Reply #18680 on: November 15, 2013, 06:08:45 PM »
The PM link is altered as well into a graphic of some sort.

Huh... I didn't notice that. I also thought I had my email address hidden, but it's showing up for me. Weird.

It's hidden to me and thus others, if that allows you some sense of comfort.

Usually such layout changes are best preceded by an announcement.
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« Reply #18681 on: November 15, 2013, 06:11:27 PM »
Wow, I really killed this thread: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,54815.45.html

Didn't mean to.

You recently killed the internet in my eyes, so what's a single thread?

I think if I could just have yours, Opus', and JameR's posts sent to me everyday in digest form, I could leave the internet forever.
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« Reply #18682 on: November 15, 2013, 06:13:34 PM »
The PM link is altered as well into a graphic of some sort.

Huh... I didn't notice that. I also thought I had my email address hidden, but it's showing up for me. Weird.

It's hidden to me and thus others, if that allows you some sense of comfort.

Usually such layout changes are best preceded by an announcement.

I suppose it doesn't really matter either way, but thanks. It's nice to know.

And I agree.
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« Reply #18683 on: November 15, 2013, 06:15:29 PM »
I am going to a Foreigner concert tomorrow. How did this happen?
Going through the cover versions of "I Want to Know What Love Is", wow there are a ton.

Supposedly Tom Cruise did a cover.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18684 on: November 15, 2013, 07:50:17 PM »
You had a kid and now your life is over?

It's in Troy. Will I be seeing you there, neighbor?

Aww, Troy!  I miss Troy...I used to visit every Sunday the last three semesters of college. 
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« Reply #18685 on: November 15, 2013, 07:53:04 PM »
Aww, Troy!  I miss Troy...I used to visit every Sunday the last three semesters of college.  

Troy, OH?
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« Reply #18686 on: November 15, 2013, 07:56:43 PM »
Nope.  Troy, NY.  There's no other Troy worth discussing because none of them are in NY. 
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« Reply #18687 on: November 15, 2013, 07:59:55 PM »
Nope.  Troy, NY.  There's no other Troy worth discussing because none of them are in NY. 

Well you know that as a NYer I agree, but circumstances are what they are. Alas, it will be Troy, OH, that I'll be in tomorrow... partying like it's 1979.
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« Reply #18688 on: November 15, 2013, 08:02:42 PM »
I suppose there are worse places than OH.  I lived NW of Troy and just over the state line in PA, and that was one of those worse places.  :P
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« Reply #18689 on: November 15, 2013, 08:05:36 PM »
Where I'm from we call PA "Pennsyltucky."
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« Reply #18690 on: November 15, 2013, 08:06:15 PM »
Where I'm from we call PA "Pennsyltucky."
Mmmm sorry but that fails.
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« Reply #18691 on: November 15, 2013, 08:07:24 PM »
Where I'm from we call PA "Pennsyltucky."
Mmmm sorry but that fails.

We agree, PA fails, that's why it's called Pennsyltucky. 
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« Reply #18692 on: November 15, 2013, 08:09:57 PM »
Where I'm from we call PA "Pennsyltucky."
Mmmm sorry but that fails.

Shiny you know I have nothing but love for you, but as a Pennsyltuckian you can hardly be counted on to be objective here.
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« Reply #18693 on: November 15, 2013, 08:17:56 PM »
Yes, Shiny.  And I served a year of exile in Western PA, so I speak from experience.  Once you cross over into Ohio, it's like someone colorised the black and white world you just left.   
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« Reply #18694 on: November 15, 2013, 08:21:15 PM »
Yes, Shiny.  And I served a year of exile in Western PA, so I speak from experience.  Once you cross over into Ohio, it's like someone colorised the black and white world you just left.   

My wife, who was raised in SW PA, agrees with you (and me) wholeheartedly.  When we married and she moved in with me in Akron, she began calling OH "Free country."  I don't mind the people that I interact with in SW PA, but I do miss living in OH.
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« Reply #18695 on: November 15, 2013, 08:26:15 PM »
Yes, Shiny.  And I served a year of exile in Western PA, so I speak from experience.  Once you cross over into Ohio, it's like someone colorised the black and white world you just left.   

When I drove through Ohio, then got into PA, I thought to myself what a stark contrast.
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« Reply #18696 on: November 15, 2013, 08:28:30 PM »
Where I'm from we call PA "Pennsyltucky."
Mmmm sorry but that fails.

We agree, PA fails, that's why it's called Pennsyltucky. 
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« Reply #18697 on: November 15, 2013, 08:30:22 PM »
Actually I wouldn't mind living in the rural area, camo gear on, thick beard, got a shotty in my truck, couple of yeungling cans in the car. But since I'm a woman I guess that's not going to happen.  ;)
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« Reply #18698 on: November 15, 2013, 08:39:16 PM »
My wife, who was raised in SW PA, agrees with you (and me) wholeheartedly.  When we married and she moved in with me in Akron, she began calling OH "Free country." 

The first time I drove across, I think I actually began humming the standard OCA melody for "Shine, shine, O new Jerusalem". 
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« Reply #18699 on: November 15, 2013, 08:40:45 PM »
I'll let Liza be the judge since she drove through.

Liza??
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« Reply #18700 on: November 15, 2013, 08:41:17 PM »
Actually I wouldn't mind living in the rural area, camo gear on, thick beard, got a shotty in my truck, couple of yeungling cans in the car. But since I'm a woman I guess that's not going to happen.  ;)

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« Reply #18701 on: November 15, 2013, 08:47:40 PM »
The way some of you people disparage my homeland makes me sad. [no joking]
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« Reply #18702 on: November 15, 2013, 08:52:06 PM »
Actually I wouldn't mind living in the rural area, camo gear on, thick beard, got a shotty in my truck, couple of yeungling cans in the car. But since I'm a woman I guess that's not going to happen. ;)

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Dude come on, its Whitney. Get it right and Fr. George has my permission.
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« Reply #18703 on: November 15, 2013, 08:54:36 PM »
The way some of you people disparage my homeland makes me sad. [no joking]

Hugs!

Home will always be home.  There's at least one place in the US to which I would voluntarily move instead of dwelling in my own homeland, but I don't pretend that such a determination came about easily and, were it to actually happen, would be easy.  

And, for all my griping about WPA, I miss some things about it* (not just the OH things).  

But really, when all is said and done...come on.  You've read enough Gregory Nazianzus to know that New York is where it's at.  





*Actually, one of the things I regret is that I didn't resurface on OCNet during the time I lived there, or else I could've met some of you and gotten to know you in real life with relative ease.  That would've been a privilege for me, whether or not you felt that way too.  
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« Reply #18704 on: November 15, 2013, 08:55:38 PM »
I'm moving too Noo Yoke City. Seriously.

The city just seems amazing to me. Would love to visit.
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« Reply #18705 on: November 15, 2013, 08:56:26 PM »
Dude come on, its Whitney. Get it right

No, I got it right the first time.  You get it right!

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Fr George, please see reply #18,700, and the above, and let's do this.  
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« Reply #18706 on: November 15, 2013, 08:57:21 PM »
I'm moving too Noo Yoke City. Seriously.

The city just seems amazing to me. Would love to visit.

Eh.  It's great to visit, but even I wouldn't really want to live there.  There's more to NY than Manhattan. 
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« Reply #18707 on: November 15, 2013, 08:59:21 PM »
The way some of you people disparage my homeland makes me sad. [no joking]

Aw, sorry Asteriktos. If PA is what you love then it's what you love. Maybe my opinion is more than a little influenced by a couple of terrifying trips through the mountains on Rt. 15.  ;)
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« Reply #18708 on: November 15, 2013, 09:00:25 PM »
I'm moving too Noo Yoke City. Seriously.

The city just seems amazing to me. Would love to visit.

Eh.  It's great to visit, but even I wouldn't really want to live there.  There's more to NY than Manhattan. 

WORD. My sister lived in Manhattan for awhile and she loved it... I was like, are we really related? Western NY is the best. Corning specifically.
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« Reply #18709 on: November 15, 2013, 09:04:09 PM »
Fr George, please see reply #18,702, and the above, and let's do this. 

Good.

I'm moving too Noo Yoke City. Seriously.

The city just seems amazing to me. Would love to visit.

Eh.  It's great to visit, but even I wouldn't really want to live there.  There's more to NY than Manhattan. 

WORD. My sister lived in Manhattan for awhile and she loved it... I was like, are we really related? Western NY is the best. Corning specifically.
Corning huh?

How far from Pittsburgh?
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« Reply #18710 on: November 15, 2013, 09:09:11 PM »
My sister lived in Manhattan for awhile and she loved it... I was like, are we really related? Western NY is the best. Corning specifically.

The only "Western NY" region I've ever really explored is Buffalo and environs.  While that was nice, I think I prefer regions up to two or three hours north of NYC.

I really need to explore more of NY.  Albany is as north of home as I've traveled in NY, and yet there's much more. 
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« Reply #18711 on: November 15, 2013, 09:10:37 PM »
Corning huh?

How far from Pittsburgh?

About 4.5 hours, evidently:

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18712 on: November 15, 2013, 09:22:38 PM »
My sister lived in Manhattan for awhile and she loved it... I was like, are we really related? Western NY is the best. Corning specifically.

The only "Western NY" region I've ever really explored is Buffalo and environs.  While that was nice, I think I prefer regions up to two or three hours north of NYC.

I really need to explore more of NY.  Albany is as north of home as I've traveled in NY, and yet there's much more. 

Buffalo is best <3

Ill go other places if ill have to, but when it comes down to it, if i have a chance, ill come back home to Buffalo 100% of the time.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18713 on: November 15, 2013, 09:25:37 PM »
The way some of you people disparage my homeland makes me sad. [no joking]

There are really nice people here in SW PA!  That's got to count for a lot!  (And lots of Orthodox folks, too.)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18714 on: November 15, 2013, 09:27:32 PM »
I'm moving too Noo Yoke City. Seriously.

The city just seems amazing to me. Would love to visit.

Eh.  It's great to visit, but even I wouldn't really want to live there.  There's more to NY than Manhattan. 

WORD. My sister lived in Manhattan for awhile and she loved it... I was like, are we really related? Western NY is the best. Corning specifically.

I hear the tour of the glass museum is awesome.
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« Reply #18715 on: November 15, 2013, 09:32:17 PM »
I hear the tour of the glass museum is awesome.

I'm so excited that you even know about that, Fr. George!  :D I hear it's awesome too, but even thought I was raised there I never actually went on a tour. But the gift shop is awesome!
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« Reply #18716 on: November 15, 2013, 09:35:52 PM »
I hear the tour of the glass museum is awesome.

I'm so excited that you even know about that, Fr. George!  :D I hear it's awesome too, but even thought I was raised there I never actually went on a tour. But the gift shop is awesome!

We have a relative who works in the area (lives in Horseheads) and took my folks on the tour; I wish I could have been with them.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18717 on: November 15, 2013, 09:39:25 PM »
I hear the tour of the glass museum is awesome.

I'm so excited that you even know about that, Fr. George!  :D I hear it's awesome too, but even thought I was raised there I never actually went on a tour. But the gift shop is awesome!

We have a relative who works in the area (lives in Horseheads) and took my folks on the tour; I wish I could have been with them.

Horseheads! I used to work there. That's where our little mall is. Small world! I'm heading back there next month for my brother's wedding. Maybe I'll try to find time to go on the tour.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #18718 on: November 16, 2013, 01:51:19 PM »


If Verizon only made the 300/150 cheaper...
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« Reply #18719 on: November 16, 2013, 02:39:16 PM »
Yeah, how do you get by with such a slow speed?  What, wait?
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