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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21960 on: August 30, 2014, 11:15:52 PM »
Well, this isn't good. Is it normal for my saliva to be brownish-yellow? Is it a result of cigar smoking? I didn't think one of those little Punch cigarillos a day would/could have such an affect. Perhaps cessation from smoking would be a good idea.

No, colored saliva is NOT normal.

It's only within the first hour after smoking.

And what does that tell you?

My oral health is probably getting nasty and I'm becoming like my grandfather.

So, what are you going to do about it?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21961 on: August 30, 2014, 11:17:58 PM »
Well, this isn't good. Is it normal for my saliva to be brownish-yellow? Is it a result of cigar smoking? I didn't think one of those little Punch cigarillos a day would/could have such an affect. Perhaps cessation from smoking would be a good idea.

No, colored saliva is NOT normal.

It's only within the first hour after smoking.

And what does that tell you?

My oral health is probably getting nasty and I'm becoming like my grandfather.

So, what are you going to do about it?

Consult my physician and ask what I should do.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21962 on: August 30, 2014, 11:19:39 PM »
Well, this isn't good. Is it normal for my saliva to be brownish-yellow? Is it a result of cigar smoking? I didn't think one of those little Punch cigarillos a day would/could have such an affect. Perhaps cessation from smoking would be a good idea.

No, colored saliva is NOT normal.

It's only within the first hour after smoking.

And what does that tell you?

My oral health is probably getting nasty and I'm becoming like my grandfather.

So, what are you going to do about it?

Consult my physician and ask what I should do.

While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21963 on: August 31, 2014, 12:48:02 AM »
While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.

It doesn't matter who types it, I always read that as "anus".  No matter how many times I've commented on that, my brain just will not read it any other way at first glance.
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« Reply #21964 on: August 31, 2014, 01:11:28 AM »
While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.

It doesn't matter who types it, I always read that as "anus".  No matter how many times I've commented on that, my brain just will not read it any other way at first glance.

Maybe OC.net should filter that word or replace it with snuff.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21965 on: August 31, 2014, 01:14:04 AM »
While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.

It doesn't matter who types it, I always read that as "anus".  No matter how many times I've commented on that, my brain just will not read it any other way at first glance.

That's so analbanal.

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« Reply #21966 on: August 31, 2014, 01:16:57 AM »
While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.

It doesn't matter who types it, I always read that as "anus".  No matter how many times I've commented on that, my brain just will not read it any other way at first glance.

That's so banal.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21967 on: August 31, 2014, 01:19:46 AM »
While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.

It doesn't matter who types it, I always read that as "anus".  No matter how many times I've commented on that, my brain just will not read it any other way at first glance.

That's so analbanal.

Surely you mean "bsnual".
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21968 on: August 31, 2014, 01:33:39 AM »
While you're at it, tell him about your snus habit.

It doesn't matter who types it, I always read that as "anus".  No matter how many times I've commented on that, my brain just will not read it any other way at first glance.

That's so analbanal.

Surely you mean "bsnual".

LOL!  The Great Mor wins again.   ;D

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21969 on: August 31, 2014, 02:36:23 PM »
I am now officially a New Yorker.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21970 on: August 31, 2014, 02:41:05 PM »
I am now officially a New Yorker.

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« Reply #21971 on: August 31, 2014, 02:43:57 PM »
Strangest thing about New York to someone on the West Coast in California like myself is how New Yorkian men will wear capri pants/shorts. Over here on the West, that is almost a dead give away that a man is from New York.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21972 on: August 31, 2014, 02:48:43 PM »
I am now officially a New Yorker.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21973 on: August 31, 2014, 04:18:54 PM »
Strangest thing about New York to someone on the West Coast in California like myself is how New Yorkian men will wear capri pants/shorts. Over here on the West, that is almost a dead give away that a man is from New York.

What do Californicator men wear? 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21974 on: August 31, 2014, 05:11:16 PM »
Strangest thing about New York to someone on the West Coast in California like myself is how New Yorkian men will wear capri pants/shorts. Over here on the West, that is almost a dead give away that a man is from New York.

What do Californicator men wear? 

Hipster things, and basketball shorts.
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« Reply #21975 on: August 31, 2014, 05:15:39 PM »
Strangest thing about New York to someone on the West Coast in California like myself is how New Yorkian men will wear capri pants/shorts. Over here on the West, that is almost a dead give away that a man is from New York.

What do Californicator men wear?  

Some men, women, and children are starting to wear these facekinis.

They are supposed to protect a person from skin cancer, and keep one anonymous too.  :laugh:

I wonder if the bathing suits and the facekinis will protect against jelly fish and their venom.


http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/08/29/the-facekini-from-the-beaches-of-china-to-pages-of-a-fashion-magazine/

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« Reply #21976 on: August 31, 2014, 05:21:21 PM »
And you thought men in capri pants were strange...
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21977 on: August 31, 2014, 05:24:54 PM »
And you thought men in capri pants were strange...

Scroll down for some peeks at the latest hot fashions:

















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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21978 on: August 31, 2014, 05:26:55 PM »
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« Reply #21979 on: August 31, 2014, 05:30:50 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?



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« Reply #21980 on: August 31, 2014, 05:31:51 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?




Read the article (see link). The fashion is spreading to the USA.
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« Reply #21981 on: August 31, 2014, 05:34:17 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?




Read the article (see link). The fashion is spreading to the USA.

It was in one high fashion magazine.


Until you show me pictures from Santa Monica or Malibu or Huntington Beach with actual real life people and not crazy high fashion models wearing it, it's not 'spreading'



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« Reply #21982 on: August 31, 2014, 05:37:18 PM »
Without the caption, this woman looks like a man.



Sheesh! Have you seen the new shark-proof body suits that they are also marketing?
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« Reply #21983 on: August 31, 2014, 06:22:37 PM »
Tempting... I wouldn't need to break out the SPF 50 at the beach anymore.
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« Reply #21984 on: August 31, 2014, 10:32:56 PM »
I had to -tape- a wool sock to the metal frame of my bed, right at the bottom corner.

After hitting my leg on it not once but twice (the second time made me see stars and cry) this week, the now goose egg sized lump and bruise on my calf demanded that i remedy the situation post haste.

so now both I and my bed wear socks to sleep in.

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« Reply #21985 on: August 31, 2014, 10:45:56 PM »
I had to -tape- a wool sock to the metal frame of my bed, right at the bottom corner.

After hitting my leg on it not once but twice (the second time made me see stars and cry) this week, the now goose egg sized lump and bruise on my calf demanded that i remedy the situation post haste.

so now both I and my bed wear socks to sleep in.

ouch.

I have done that before, but I ended up with a blackened little toe.  I finally got a new bed without a metal frame.. Yes, there is more risk of bedbugs who can hide in wood. If that happens, we have cedarcide.

Oh, I did pick up bedbug in a brand new rent-a-car. Only one customer had used it before us. The critter crawled into my shoe, onto me, and then climbed into bed with me where it could not control its appetite for blood. When we washed the bed sheets early the next morning, I found it impaled in the dryer lint trap. Rest in peace little bug!
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« Reply #21986 on: September 01, 2014, 02:14:43 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?




To be fair, we have a huge Asian American population in California. It's already common to see people wearing plastic-billed hats to block the sun and white gloves--I think paleness is a sign of beauty in their culture or something--I haven't been to the beach in a few months, but I wouldn't be surprised if people were wearing this.
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« Reply #21987 on: September 01, 2014, 02:16:36 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?




To be fair, we have a huge Asian American population in California. It's already common to see people wearing plastic-billed hats to block the sun and white gloves--I think paleness is a sign of beauty in their culture or something--I haven't been to the beach in a few months, but I wouldn't be surprised if people were wearing this.

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« Reply #21988 on: September 01, 2014, 02:17:43 PM »
And to be fair.


This is happening now.

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This might come here sometime.




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« Reply #21989 on: September 01, 2014, 02:18:34 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?




To be fair, we have a huge Asian American population in California. It's already common to see people wearing plastic-billed hats to block the sun and white gloves--I think paleness is a sign of beauty in their culture or something--I haven't been to the beach in a few months, but I wouldn't be surprised if people were wearing this.

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« Reply #21990 on: September 01, 2014, 02:18:40 PM »
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« Reply #21991 on: September 01, 2014, 03:11:48 PM »
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Why are you posting this everywhere? I don't think anyone really cares who is or isn't subscribed to a particular topic.
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« Reply #21992 on: September 01, 2014, 03:13:02 PM »
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Why are you posting this everywhere? I don't think anyone really cares who is or isn't subscribed to a particular topic.

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« Reply #21993 on: September 01, 2014, 03:15:43 PM »
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Why are you posting this everywhere? I don't think anyone really cares who is or isn't subscribed to a particular topic.

It's the netz equivalent of 'Lalalalalalala, I can't hear you!'

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« Reply #21994 on: September 01, 2014, 03:33:34 PM »
The truth In Posting department points out that that is in China, not California.

I know it's confusing because they both start with C, and are both odd places, but can we at least only take credit for actual Cali wierd?

To be fair, we have a huge Asian American population in California. It's already common to see people wearing plastic-billed hats to block the sun and white gloves--I think paleness is a sign of beauty in their culture or something--I haven't been to the beach in a few months, but I wouldn't be surprised if people were wearing this.

Yes, pale is something women are supposed to be, and skinny as well. We had a variety of Chinese and Korean students at the university my wife attended, and sometimes sociology students would interview them in the coffee shop. It's surprising what all you can learn by eavesdropping. :P
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« Reply #21995 on: September 02, 2014, 03:19:28 PM »
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« Reply #21996 on: September 02, 2014, 03:21:43 PM »
I have never been selected for POM.  I have decided to remedy this obvious oversight by going through my posting history and nominating every single one of my posts for POM.  Surely one of them will make it.

I've been on this board for five years, give or take, and I still see this when I read POM:

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« Reply #21997 on: September 02, 2014, 03:23:36 PM »
I have never been selected for POM.  I have decided to remedy this obvious oversight by going through my posting history and nominating every single one of my posts for POM.  Surely one of them will make it.

I've been on this board for five years, give or take, and I still see this when I read POM:




That's quite a bit yummier than our POM


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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21998 on: September 02, 2014, 03:24:08 PM »
Does it taste good?  I've never heard of such stuff.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #21999 on: September 02, 2014, 03:39:11 PM »
Thanks to a joke Punch — or maybe Punch Jr., or maybe someone else — made once, I almost always read "fasting" as "farting" on this board.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22000 on: September 02, 2014, 03:41:21 PM »
I have never been selected for POM.  I have decided to remedy this obvious oversight by going through my posting history and nominating every single one of my posts for POM.  Surely one of them will make it.

Mods, better get ready, 'cause here they come.   :-*

How do you know? One of the ways of nominating a post is by reporting it while filling in "POM" as reason.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22001 on: September 02, 2014, 03:42:45 PM »
I have never been selected for POM.  I have decided to remedy this obvious oversight by going through my posting history and nominating every single one of my posts for POM.  Surely one of them will make it.

Mods, better get ready, 'cause here they come.   :-*

How do you know? One of the ways of nominating a post is by reporting it while filling in "POM" as reason.

He means never won.

That he would know. He is attempting to increase his odds of being selected by nominating more of his posts

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22002 on: September 02, 2014, 03:52:51 PM »
I have never been selected for POM.  I have decided to remedy this obvious oversight by going through my posting history and nominating every single one of my posts for POM.  Surely one of them will make it.

I've been on this board for five years, give or take, and I still see this when I read POM:



That stuff is good. Expensive, but good.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22003 on: September 02, 2014, 03:54:01 PM »
Yes. It is possible that I have been nominated, but I have never had the laurel crown placed on my head and honors heaped upon my shoulders as I strode through the streets of oc.netville.  Therefore, I need to "encourage" these mods to take a closer look at my posts by spamming them with "Report to Moderator" requests of every one of my posts.  Now quiet, Cyrillic, I am only up to post 357 of 7,483. It is going to be a long night, and don't spout off any silly nonsense like "maybe you should improve your posting quality".  Such proposals are most unwelcome.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22004 on: September 02, 2014, 04:19:53 PM »
Now quiet, Cyrillic, I am only up to post 357 of 7,483. It is going to be a long night, and don't spout off any silly nonsense like "maybe you should improve your posting quality".  Such proposals are most unwelcome.

Quality is not what you should improve to get a POM. Just make your posts so long that nobody would ever bother to read it whilst pretending to know it all. That's what most others seem to do, and it works. There hasn't been an entertaining or truly lucid POM for months and months.
« Last Edit: September 02, 2014, 04:21:18 PM by Cyrillic »
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