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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20565 on: April 29, 2014, 12:21:39 AM »
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« Reply #20566 on: April 29, 2014, 12:32:44 AM »
There are only 4 forum members with more posts than this thread.

When I first wandered onto the interwebs I met a magic genie who told me that he would grant me one super-human ability, but that in exchange I would have to settle for two other abilities at a mediocre level. I was so greedy for power that day that I foolishly agreed to the deal without asking for specifics. So the genie said to me to choose one of the following to be: prolific, eloquent, or erudite. Being young and immature I chose the first one, and have been regretting it ever since.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20567 on: April 29, 2014, 12:45:50 AM »
There are only 4 forum members with more posts than this thread.

When I first wandered onto the interwebs I met a magic genie who told me that he would grant me one super-human ability, but that in exchange I would have to settle for two other abilities at a mediocre level. I was so greedy for power that day that I foolishly agreed to the deal without asking for specifics. So the genie said to me to choose one of the following to be: prolific, eloquent, or erudite. Being young and immature I chose the first one, and have been regretting it ever since.

FWIW, I don't think your eloquence or your eruditeness is mediocre.   :)

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« Reply #20568 on: April 29, 2014, 12:51:56 AM »
Now I feel bad, cause I just meant it as a joke, and wasn't fishing for compliments  :D  :-X  Thank you for the kind words though.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20569 on: April 29, 2014, 12:56:15 AM »
Now I feel bad, cause I just meant it as a joke, and wasn't fishing for compliments  :D  :-X  Thank you for the kind words though.

You're welcome.   :)

I wish I could be more eloquent and erudite in my posts.  My engineering background tends to keep things simple, including my posting style.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20570 on: April 29, 2014, 06:03:39 AM »
I noticed today that someone who had previously been banned is now simply "muted." Hmm...
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20571 on: April 29, 2014, 10:42:44 AM »
I noticed today that someone who had previously been banned is now simply "muted." Hmm...

This is a glitch.
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« Reply #20572 on: April 29, 2014, 10:46:19 AM »
Now I feel bad, cause I just meant it as a joke, and wasn't fishing for compliments  :D  :-X  Thank you for the kind words though.

You're welcome.   :)

I wish I could be more eloquent and erudite in my posts.  My engineering background tends to keep things simple, including my posting style.

Hey, at least you don't just copy & paste like most engineers I deal with! 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20573 on: April 29, 2014, 10:47:47 AM »
I noticed today that someone who had previously been banned is now simply "muted." Hmm...

This is a glitch.

I kind of hope not, if he can keep his cool.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20574 on: April 29, 2014, 02:17:39 PM »
Now I feel bad, cause I just meant it as a joke, and wasn't fishing for compliments  :D  :-X  Thank you for the kind words though.

You're welcome.   :)

I wish I could be more eloquent and erudite in my posts.  My engineering background tends to keep things simple, including my posting style.

Hey, at least you don't just copy & paste like most engineers I deal with! 

With Wikipedia, critical thinking and developing objective thoughts have gone out the window.

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« Reply #20575 on: April 29, 2014, 02:28:28 PM »
Now I feel bad, cause I just meant it as a joke, and wasn't fishing for compliments  :D  :-X  Thank you for the kind words though.

You're welcome.   :)

I wish I could be more eloquent and erudite in my posts.  My engineering background tends to keep things simple, including my posting style.

Hey, at least you don't just copy & paste like most engineers I deal with! 

With Wikipedia, critical thinking and developing objective thoughts have gone out the window.

It's the bloody specs.  It seems like more and more engineering firms hire a handful of engineers to get the stamps and then have underpaid techs doing all the plan and spec writing.  It gets really ridiculous sometimes.
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« Reply #20576 on: April 30, 2014, 02:36:29 PM »
Power has been out all day at my place. Went home and it is still out, so now I am at the library posting. I hope they get it on soon... I'd hate for my food, not to mention my medication, to go bad.  8)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20577 on: April 30, 2014, 10:48:47 PM »
I absolutely hate how Doritos make one's fingers smell, and how much of a pain it can be sometimes to wash it off.

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« Reply #20578 on: April 30, 2014, 10:54:28 PM »
I absolutely hate how Doritos make one's fingers smell, and how much of a pain it can be sometimes to wash it off.

Tongue + teeth works for me...  :angel:
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« Reply #20579 on: May 01, 2014, 04:08:57 AM »
better still, don't eat them.
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« Reply #20580 on: May 01, 2014, 05:46:15 AM »
I am the end of the two-liter bottle of coke that I started this morning. Have not got the buzz I would get from two coffees and I only like the taste partly. Problem is every now and then I don't feel like coffee unless I get a headache. So, I'll take it.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20581 on: May 01, 2014, 07:42:19 AM »
I am the end of the two-liter bottle of coke that I started this morning. Have not got the buzz I would get from two coffees and I only like the taste partly.

Switch to another kind of coffee. Not every kind of coffee tastes alike.

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« Reply #20582 on: May 01, 2014, 08:09:51 AM »
I am the end of the two-liter bottle of coke that I started this morning. Have not got the buzz I would get from two coffees and I only like the taste partly.

Switch to another kind of coffee. Not every kind of coffee tastes alike.

Thanks! I will try to see if this is the problem. I am not sure what causes the headaches; the taste, the fact that it's coffee, something altogether different having to do with my physiology...
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20583 on: May 01, 2014, 08:25:28 AM »
better still, don't eat them.

But I do like Cool Ranch (can barely stand regular Doritos anymore), despite Asteriktos giving me some odd mental images by mentioning teeth.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20584 on: May 01, 2014, 08:26:38 AM »
better still, don't eat them.

But I do like Cool Ranch (can barely stand regular Doritos anymore), despite Asteriktos giving me some odd mental images by mentioning teeth.

I usually hate Doritos, but was surprised at how good the Doritos tacos from Taco Bell tasted.
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« Reply #20585 on: May 01, 2014, 09:31:55 AM »
But I do like Cool Ranch (can barely stand regular Doritos anymore), despite Asteriktos giving me some odd mental images by mentioning teeth.

I usually hate Doritos, but was surprised at how good the Doritos tacos from Taco Bell tasted.

I read recently that those Doritos tacos became one of their topsellers, but I haven't tried one myself. I'm still intending to try out their new breakfast menu eventually.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20586 on: May 01, 2014, 09:36:04 AM »
But I do like Cool Ranch (can barely stand regular Doritos anymore), despite Asteriktos giving me some odd mental images by mentioning teeth.

I usually hate Doritos, but was surprised at how good the Doritos tacos from Taco Bell tasted.

I read recently that those Doritos tacos became one of their topsellers, but I haven't tried one myself. I'm still intending to try out their new breakfast menu eventually.

It's definitely worth going to Taco Bell for.  The breakfast menu, I'm still wary about.  I don't know if I want to spend my money on it.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20587 on: May 01, 2014, 11:29:48 AM »
I am the end of the two-liter bottle of coke that I started this morning. Have not got the buzz I would get from two coffees and I only like the taste partly.

Switch to another kind of coffee. Not every kind of coffee tastes alike.

Thanks! I will try to see if this is the problem. I am not sure what causes the headaches; the taste, the fact that it's coffee, something altogether different having to do with my physiology...


Funny....caffeine helps my ever present headaches....

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20588 on: May 01, 2014, 12:34:10 PM »
I miss Michal Kalina on here.  :(
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« Reply #20589 on: May 01, 2014, 12:40:09 PM »
I miss Michal Kalina on here.  :(

We must all discern the right time to move on to bigger and better things than oc.net...

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« Reply #20590 on: May 01, 2014, 12:51:18 PM »
I absolutely hate how Doritos make one's fingers smell, and how much of a pain it can be sometimes to wash it off.

Chop sticks.

You're welcome.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #20591 on: May 01, 2014, 01:15:45 PM »
I absolutely hate how Doritos make one's fingers smell, and how much of a pain it can be sometimes to wash it off.

Chop sticks.

You're welcome.

I never thought of that. It's genius! :) Everyone knows Doritos cheese powder is one of the strongest substances in the known universe.
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« Reply #20592 on: May 01, 2014, 01:17:20 PM »
I absolutely hate how Doritos make one's fingers smell, and how much of a pain it can be sometimes to wash it off.

Chop sticks.

You're welcome.

I never thought of that. It's genius! :) Everyone knows Doritos cheese powder is one of the strongest substances in the known universe.

works with Cheetos too....saw it on Pinterest

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« Reply #20593 on: May 01, 2014, 01:18:12 PM »
I absolutely hate how Doritos make one's fingers smell, and how much of a pain it can be sometimes to wash it off.

Chop sticks.

You're welcome.

I never thought of that. It's genius! :) Everyone knows Doritos cheese powder is one of the strongest substances in the known universe.

Well, they're forbidden on NASA spacecraft, because it ruins the air filtration systems.





That's probably an absolute lie.  I have no idea.
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« Reply #20594 on: May 01, 2014, 01:20:27 PM »
I miss Michal Kalina on here.  :(

We must all discern the right time to move on to bigger and better things than oc.net...

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« Reply #20595 on: May 01, 2014, 01:27:49 PM »
..forbidden.. by NASA

 that was because the Astronauts were always coming back 'spaced out.'
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« Reply #20596 on: May 01, 2014, 01:39:59 PM »
I miss Michal Kalina on here.  :(

We must all discern the right time to move on to bigger and better things than oc.net...

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« Reply #20597 on: May 01, 2014, 01:42:10 PM »
There are bigger and better things?  I didn't find them in my adventures...

Try here. Tell them 'Asteriktos the Humble Ascetic of the Western Pennsylvania Woodlands' sent you. You'll be in like Hoss.
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« Reply #20598 on: May 01, 2014, 03:53:15 PM »
Like Marian Hossa?

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« Reply #20599 on: May 02, 2014, 03:32:37 PM »
Well, preparing pan bagnat in the morning in time for lunch failed...at least I know what I'm having for dinner. 
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« Reply #20600 on: May 02, 2014, 03:45:14 PM »
"My doubt in Christ is not like that of a child; it was forged in a furnace of faith." - Dostoevsky

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« Reply #20601 on: May 02, 2014, 04:47:15 PM »
Hi Mor!
I googled pan bagnat, found a recipe for the filling; and saw a pic.
You can invite me to dinner any time!
with 100,000 ingredients, I,m sure it does take a while.
Well maybe not - quite - that many!
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« Reply #20602 on: May 02, 2014, 04:48:08 PM »
Does Mary know the essence of God?
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« Reply #20603 on: May 02, 2014, 04:48:45 PM »
Do you make your own bread/buns &c as well?
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« Reply #20604 on: May 02, 2014, 04:52:16 PM »
Does Mary know the essence of God?

Is this a trick question?  :angel: I ask because of the thread it is in...
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« Reply #20605 on: May 02, 2014, 04:53:39 PM »
@ William: I was taught that only God knows His essences, we can know and participate in His energies.
So since Mary is a human being, she cannot know the  'essences' of God'.
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« Reply #20606 on: May 02, 2014, 04:54:45 PM »
Does Mary know the essence of God?

Is this a trick question?  :angel: I ask because of the thread it is in...

This is oc.net.  We can seamlessly interweave between hypostatis and hat tricks.
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« Reply #20607 on: May 02, 2014, 05:03:43 PM »
I have also been taught that no man can know the essence of God. But maybe the one higher than even the brightest seraph can know God? The liturgy makes quite a bit of the fact that the burning bush was not consumed even when it held the unquenchable fire. Was that just an energy? Can a mother not know her son?
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« Reply #20608 on: May 02, 2014, 05:28:31 PM »
I had a very bizarre dream the other morning.
...Or it's just possible he's a mouthy young man on an internet forum.
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« Reply #20609 on: May 02, 2014, 05:29:30 PM »
I had a very bizarre dream the other morning.

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