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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21330 on: July 01, 2014, 11:55:25 AM »
I need this. http://redbalifrogusa.com/redbalifrog-beads/fantasy/all-seeing-eye.html

Trisagion, wedding shower gift?
I would, but I think Yesh already called dibs on getting that for you.  :P

Doubt it. Women shouldn't be wearing jewelry.

I would seriously wear that thing just for laughs.
If you did, maybe it would get Yesh to start crossing himself whenever you approached.  It is his path back to Orthodoxy!

oh men always cross themselves when they see me
It's common knowledge that you secretly want to be born in early 17th century Russia.  As a serf or a royal, I know not.  Chances are serf.

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« Reply #21331 on: July 01, 2014, 11:58:20 AM »
I need this. http://redbalifrogusa.com/redbalifrog-beads/fantasy/all-seeing-eye.html

Trisagion, wedding shower gift?
I would, but I think Yesh already called dibs on getting that for you.  :P

Doubt it. Women shouldn't be wearing jewelry.

I would seriously wear that thing just for laughs.
If you did, maybe it would get Yesh to start crossing himself whenever you approached.  It is his path back to Orthodoxy!

oh men always cross themselves when they see me
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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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« Reply #21332 on: July 01, 2014, 05:21:35 PM »
The grumpiness factor in my posts today seems to be up about 74%. I wish I had some kind of release valve to get things back to normal when that happens. "You could just not post." Yeah, like that's gonna happen.  8)

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21333 on: July 01, 2014, 06:08:41 PM »
Notice you keep switching up your avatar, Justin.

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« Reply #21334 on: July 01, 2014, 06:12:02 PM »
On my way to WalMart . . . wonder what kind of characters I will encounter there tonight?  LOL

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« Reply #21335 on: July 01, 2014, 07:45:46 PM »
Notice you keep switching up your avatar, Justin.

Well, I do like change  :)

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« Reply #21336 on: July 01, 2014, 07:49:43 PM »
So at the beginning of May I was trying to decide whether to buy an air conditioner. 'You'll be fine without one' I told myself. 'You haven't had one for 5 years, why worry now?' I asked myself. 'Heat doesn't even bother you all that much' I thought to myself. 'They're too expensive, especially one big enough to cool your entire apartment' I quite reasonably said to myself.



And it only gets worse from here.

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« Reply #21337 on: July 01, 2014, 07:56:00 PM »
So at the beginning of May I was trying to decide whether to buy an air conditioner. 'You'll be fine without one' I told myself. 'You haven't had one for 5 years, why worry now?' I asked myself. 'Heat doesn't even bother you all that much' I thought to myself. 'They're too expensive, especially one big enough to cool your entire apartment' I quite reasonably said to myself.

And it only gets worse from here.



I bought one for the kitchen back in 2010.  12,000 BTU - cools down the kitchen when the oven is on full blast (and still requires a 110 V outlet).

I was pumped when I bought it 4 years ago this month - I picked up the 70 lb box - took it to the checkout counter and took it to my car without using a shopping cart.  Those were the days....

I don't have an AC in the computer room - the fans (ceiling and window) do a good enough job.  The other bedrooms have older room ACs.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21338 on: July 01, 2014, 09:01:03 PM »
I keep reading "Man claims he was denied communion in Orthodox Church because he's gay" as "Mor claims he was denied communion in Orthodox Church because he's gay."

Maybe it's because of all the random threads with "Mor" in them.  :P
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You sound like a professional who knows what he's talking about.  That's because you are.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21339 on: July 01, 2014, 10:41:39 PM »
I keep reading "Man claims he was denied communion in Orthodox Church because he's gay" as "Mor claims he was denied communion in Orthodox Church because he's gay."

Maybe it's because of all the random threads with "Mor" in them.  :P

They told me it was about Chalcedon, but I know the truth.  MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
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« Reply #21340 on: July 02, 2014, 03:50:53 AM »
"At a height of only five feet, four inches (163 cm), and never weighing more than 100 pounds, [James Madison] was the smallest [U.S.] president." - wikipedia

mind=blown

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« Reply #21341 on: July 02, 2014, 05:06:03 AM »
Wow!  :)

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« Reply #21342 on: July 02, 2014, 11:51:52 AM »
It just occurred to me that music videos of Immortal are fairly good visual representations of OC.net.
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« Reply #21343 on: July 02, 2014, 11:56:29 AM »
Any particular one we can look at?

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« Reply #21344 on: July 02, 2014, 12:07:12 PM »
Immortal - Call of the Wintermoon
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« Reply #21345 on: July 02, 2014, 12:13:13 PM »
Immortal - Call of the Wintermoon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VBdAY8eA9w


LOL... I'm in public and couldn't watch with the volume on, but I already know what they sound like, so I just watched as though there were oc.net related captions on there... nice.  8)

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« Reply #21346 on: July 02, 2014, 01:01:16 PM »
Bought this kettlebell four years ago.  I've used it about five times, but now it just sits around collecting dust.  I have to lug it around every now and then.  Basically it wasn't as practical a work out as I thought it would be.

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« Reply #21347 on: July 02, 2014, 01:55:51 PM »
Immortal - Call of the Wintermoon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VBdAY8eA9w


LOL... I'm in public and couldn't watch with the volume on, but I already know what they sound like, so I just watched as though there were oc.net related captions on there... nice.  8)

You know, I can see it.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21348 on: July 02, 2014, 03:09:11 PM »
This week is lacking in motivation.

yet so much stuff to do.....

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« Reply #21349 on: July 02, 2014, 03:42:30 PM »
This week is lacking in motivation.

yet so much stuff to do.....



Only this week? That's basically the story of my whole life.
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« Reply #21350 on: July 02, 2014, 03:43:48 PM »
This week is lacking in motivation.

yet so much stuff to do.....



Only this week? That's basically the story of my whole life.

fair point.....

worse this week...its a short week due to a holiday....I have packing and house cleaning to get going on...

and I don't care....I just want to go wallow in a corner somewhere....


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« Reply #21351 on: July 02, 2014, 04:12:40 PM »
Competitive trivia was a bit rough on Monday.

First, I thought that Microsoft tried to purchase Google in 2002 - turns out to be Yahoo.

Then, I bombed on who won best talk show at the Daytime Emmys even though I quickly read all the winners - the names Katie Couric and Dr. Oz didn't enter my memory bank.

I cost my team 9 pts - we got question 20 correct in that the first war declared by the US Congress was the War of 1812.

Here's a trivia question (resist temptation to look up answer) - name the last country that the US Congress declared war against.

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« Reply #21352 on: July 02, 2014, 04:16:24 PM »
Here's a trivia question (resist temptation to look up answer) - name the last country that the US Congress declared war against.

The United States of America.
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« Reply #21353 on: July 02, 2014, 04:20:51 PM »
Here's a trivia question (resist temptation to look up answer) - name the last country that the US Congress declared war against.

The United States of America.

Nice try, you receive a consolation prize - free admission for two to Ft. McHenry.   :laugh:

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« Reply #21354 on: July 02, 2014, 04:22:18 PM »
I guessed...

then looked it up...

and my guess was the 'next to last'.......
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« Reply #21355 on: July 02, 2014, 04:29:32 PM »
Here's a trivia question (resist temptation to look up answer) - name the last country that the US Congress declared war against.

The United States of America.

Nice try, you receive a consolation prize - free admission for two to Ft. McHenry.   :laugh:

I think it would be Italy.  Japan would have been first in the last round of declarations, followed a few days later by Germany.  IDK if the US actually declared was on Bulgaria, Slovakia (or even recognized them), or on Hungary.  I am quite certain that we did not declare war on Finland as part of the agreement where they would not cut off Murmansk.
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« Reply #21356 on: July 02, 2014, 04:31:26 PM »
OK, looked it up.
Das ist des Jägers Ehrenschild, daß er beschützt und hegt sein Wild, weidmännisch jagt, wie sich’s gehört, den Schöpfer im Geschöpfe ehrt.

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« Reply #21357 on: July 02, 2014, 04:52:30 PM »
There are 3 correct answers because the US Senate voted to declare war on 3 countries on the same day.

They are: Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.

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« Reply #21358 on: July 02, 2014, 08:23:07 PM »
Even though i know it is going to do so....i jump at the sound of the biscuit dough making the popping sound as I open the tube.


Every single time.
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« Reply #21359 on: July 02, 2014, 08:44:17 PM »
Even though i know it is going to do so....i jump at the sound of the biscuit dough making the popping sound as I open the tube.


Every single time.

Do you scare easily?

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« Reply #21360 on: July 02, 2014, 08:48:33 PM »
Even though i know it is going to do so....i jump at the sound of the biscuit dough making the popping sound as I open the tube.


Every single time.

Do you scare easily?



clearly yes!

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« Reply #21361 on: July 03, 2014, 06:25:12 PM »
All opinions expressed by myself are quite tragically my own, and not those of any other poster or wall hangings.

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« Reply #21362 on: July 03, 2014, 06:42:57 PM »
No engineer wants to be out of a job like the GM engineers responsible for the faulty ignition switches.

So much pressure to cut pennies and corners - only to cost the company billions down the road....

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« Reply #21363 on: July 03, 2014, 07:14:45 PM »
Mor is always the best :P

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« Reply #21364 on: July 03, 2014, 07:19:23 PM »
The other day, a partial tooth crown I had fell off. Eeew. I did save the chip, and I am not bleeding or in pain, so that's all right. Weird, though.

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« Reply #21365 on: July 03, 2014, 07:44:49 PM »
I could've used a working knowledge of Russian as I sat in a waiting room full of elderly Russian couples.

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« Reply #21366 on: July 03, 2014, 08:49:17 PM »
Did I miss something? How did Shiny/Geh get moderated?
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 #21367 on: July 03, 2014, 09:41:19 PM »
Did I miss something? How did Shiny/Geh get moderated?

You missed something. 
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« Reply #21368 on: July 03, 2014, 09:47:21 PM »
Did I miss something? How did Shiny/Geh get moderated?

You missed something. 

I did too. Wha happa?  ???

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« Reply #21369 on: July 03, 2014, 09:49:12 PM »
Did I miss something? How did Shiny/Geh get moderated?

You missed something. 

I did too. Wha happa?  ???

I happened.  :P
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« Reply #21371 on: July 03, 2014, 09:53:32 PM »
Did I miss something? How did Shiny/Geh get moderated?

You missed something. 
If significant events are occurring on oc.net and I miss them, clearly I am not spending enough time on here.  :P
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

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« Reply #21372 on: July 03, 2014, 09:55:44 PM »
On my way to WalMart . . . wonder what kind of characters I will encounter there tonight?  LOL

Mine's in the ghetto. You have no idea.

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« Reply #21373 on: July 03, 2014, 10:23:21 PM »
On my way to WalMart . . . wonder what kind of characters I will encounter there tonight?  LOL

Mine's in the ghetto. You have no idea.

I've seen things

Actually, it was rather quiet when I went the other night.  I'm down South and we do get the "trailer park" crowd, so you can imagine what I've seen too!

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« Reply #21374 on: July 03, 2014, 10:40:33 PM »
Packing....I hates it..

7 day business trip, and I am so out of practice that I feel like i will end up taking the whole house in the suitcase.... :(


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