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« Reply #22545 on: October 07, 2014, 02:37:20 PM »
oh no. the author wasn't English.
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« Reply #22546 on: October 07, 2014, 02:46:34 PM »
oh no. the author wasn't English.

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« Reply #22548 on: October 07, 2014, 03:55:30 PM »
It's 9pm on tuesday and I feel like going to a nearby pub. Alone. With a book. How pathetic is that?

Not pathetic at all.  Just don't do it at the bar; go read your book at a table.
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« Reply #22549 on: October 07, 2014, 04:42:42 PM »
Daily Tidbit of Wisdom #233: If you order Pizza and have it delivered, by all means enjoy your meal! However, if you put your pizza cutter inside the box, be sure to remove it before throwing the box in the trash.
Normally, I find the Daily Tidbit of Wisdom posts to be spot on, but I take umbrage at this post.  Who in their right mind would use a pizza cutter on a delivered pizza?  They come pre-sliced for pete's sake! Is it so difficult to tear a piece out by the precut lines that someone would need to soil a pizza cutter to duplicate efforts?  Sorry for this rant, but this topic really touches close to home for me.  I think I will need to work it out in therapy.

It's not delivery!  It's...

Don't make me go all medieval on your post. It was clearly deliniated that this was not Digiorno, but was indeed delivered. Had this been a simple case of Digiorno, I would have understood. It was not and hence my response.

Sidenote: Digiorno tastes terrible.

To me Digiorno tastes pretty good. But I guess everyone has their own preference or opinion. (even if it's wrong)
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« Reply #22550 on: October 08, 2014, 01:24:39 PM »
Today I went to the local beer shop and to my surprise they sold Westvleteren, which is weird, because it isn't usually sold in shops. Still, $19 for one bottle was a bit too expensive for my taste. Will I regret not buying it, though? Probably. For now I'll have to make do with the 75cl Tripel Karmeliet.
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« Reply #22551 on: October 08, 2014, 01:31:52 PM »
Today I went to the local beer shop and to my surprise they sold Westvleteren, which is weird, because it isn't usually sold in shops. Still, $19 for one bottle was a bit too expensive for my taste. Will I regret not buying it, though? Probably. For now I'll have to make do with the 75cl Tripel Karmeliet.

You should report them for reselling.

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« Reply #22552 on: October 08, 2014, 01:38:36 PM »
Today I went to the local beer shop and to my surprise they sold Westvleteren, which is weird, because it isn't usually sold in shops. Still, $19 for one bottle was a bit too expensive for my taste. Will I regret not buying it, though? Probably. For now I'll have to make do with the 75cl Tripel Karmeliet.

You should report them for reselling.

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Buyers of the beer receive a receipt with Niet verder verkopen ("Do not resell") printed on it. The abbey is very much against resale of their beer, and it is their wish that the beer is only commercially available at the two abbey-owned official sale points. Therefore, any Westvleteren beer offered for sale anywhere else in the world is a grey- or black market item, as there are no wholesalers or pubs in existence that supply the beer. The abbey is actively working to eliminate the illicit sales,[7] and generally only agrees to media interviews to spread their message against drinking illicitly sold Westvleteren beer.[9]

I suspected that it was shady. Still, reporting them is a bit much and is too much of a hassle anyway.

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« Reply #22553 on: October 08, 2014, 02:32:22 PM »
Daily Tidbit of Wisdom #233: If you order Pizza and have it delivered, by all means enjoy your meal! However, if you put your pizza cutter inside the box, be sure to remove it before throwing the box in the trash.
Normally, I find the Daily Tidbit of Wisdom posts to be spot on, but I take umbrage at this post.  Who in their right mind would use a pizza cutter on a delivered pizza?  They come pre-sliced for pete's sake! Is it so difficult to tear a piece out by the precut lines that someone would need to soil a pizza cutter to duplicate efforts?  Sorry for this rant, but this topic really touches close to home for me.  I think I will need to work it out in therapy.

It's not delivery!  It's...

Don't make me go all medieval on your post. It was clearly deliniated that this was not Digiorno, but was indeed delivered. Had this been a simple case of Digiorno, I would have understood. It was not and hence my response.

Sidenote: Digiorno tastes terrible.

To me Digiorno tastes pretty good. But I guess everyone has their own preference or opinion. (even if it's wrong)

It is disgusting, but then again so is every national chain pizza. Has to be a local pizzeria for it to be good.

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« Reply #22554 on: October 08, 2014, 03:01:55 PM »
goodness gracious JK !
you should be ashamed of yourself - throwing the pizza box in the trash!
Have you never heard of 'recycling'.?
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« Reply #22555 on: October 08, 2014, 03:03:00 PM »
goodness gracious JK !
you should be ashamed of yourself - throwing the pizza box in the trash!
Have you never heard of 'recycling'.?
My city instructs us not to recycle pizza boxes, likely because of the grease/cheese that is left in them.
You sound like a professional who knows what he's talking about.  That's because you are.

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« Reply #22556 on: October 08, 2014, 03:04:59 PM »
ah well, I suppose the grease/cheese could serve as appetisers for worms; or crows, more likely.
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« Reply #22557 on: October 08, 2014, 06:26:40 PM »
goodness gracious JK !
you should be ashamed of yourself - throwing the pizza box in the trash!
Have you never heard of 'recycling'.?
My city instructs us not to recycle pizza boxes, likely because of the grease/cheese that is left in them.

Where I live, households are provided with three waste receptacles: for trash, for clean recyclables (glass, plastic, metal, paper/cardboard), and for green waste, including food scraps and garden clippings. Pizza boxes and other paper/cardboard food packaging which is not "clean" are put in the green waste bins, where the contents will be turned into mulch and compost.
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« Reply #22558 on: October 08, 2014, 06:36:07 PM »
Daily Tidbit of Wisdom #233: If you order Pizza and have it delivered, by all means enjoy your meal! However, if you put your pizza cutter inside the box, be sure to remove it before throwing the box in the trash.
Normally, I find the Daily Tidbit of Wisdom posts to be spot on, but I take umbrage at this post.  Who in their right mind would use a pizza cutter on a delivered pizza?  They come pre-sliced for pete's sake! Is it so difficult to tear a piece out by the precut lines that someone would need to soil a pizza cutter to duplicate efforts?  Sorry for this rant, but this topic really touches close to home for me.  I think I will need to work it out in therapy.

It's not delivery!  It's...


Digiorno? You ought to be ashamed. The only worthy frozen pizza is Hot Pockets.


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« Reply #22559 on: October 08, 2014, 06:39:22 PM »
It is disgusting, but then again so is every national chain pizza. Has to be a local pizzeria for it to be good.

Villa has the best pizza :) That's what I ate on my second date.

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« Reply #22560 on: October 08, 2014, 07:09:33 PM »
It is disgusting, but then again so is every national chain pizza. Has to be a local pizzeria for it to be good.

Villa has the best pizza :) That's what I ate on my second date.

and the reasons why it would be lasting :-P

If anyone took me to a chain pizza place, that would be it. especially on a second date

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« Reply #22561 on: October 08, 2014, 08:07:36 PM »
Why do you buy pizza anyway? Easier and cheaper to make it yourself and you know what's n  it and what's not.
Use Irish soda bread or any quick break for the crust, make your own tomato sauce seasoned to your preference - you can make it fro fresh or frozen tomatoes,
add as much cheese/ sausage as you like then 5-10 min under the grill.
Inexpensive, easy and quick ----- and fun!
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« Reply #22562 on: October 08, 2014, 09:32:26 PM »
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« Reply #22563 on: October 09, 2014, 06:02:36 PM »
Daily Tidbit of Wisdom #233: If you order Pizza and have it delivered, by all means enjoy your meal! However, if you put your pizza cutter inside the box, be sure to remove it before throwing the box in the trash.
Normally, I find the Daily Tidbit of Wisdom posts to be spot on, but I take umbrage at this post.  Who in their right mind would use a pizza cutter on a delivered pizza?  They come pre-sliced for pete's sake! Is it so difficult to tear a piece out by the precut lines that someone would need to soil a pizza cutter to duplicate efforts?  Sorry for this rant, but this topic really touches close to home for me.  I think I will need to work it out in therapy.

It's not delivery!  It's...


Digiorno? You ought to be ashamed. The only worthy frozen pizza is Hot Pockets.



Oh yum, Hot Pockets. Yeah, I think they would beat the **** out of Digiornos any day.

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« Reply #22564 on: October 10, 2014, 01:59:08 AM »
What do you call a big screen iPad?
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« Reply #22565 on: October 10, 2014, 08:24:26 AM »
What do you call a big screen iPad?
Maxipad
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« Reply #22566 on: October 10, 2014, 01:58:09 PM »
What do you call a big screen iPad?
Maxipad
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You should check out the madTV iPad skit (parodying the iPod commercials at the thme)...this was waaaay before the actual iPad came out
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« Reply #22567 on: October 10, 2014, 04:58:05 PM »
I'm puzzled. What do the xxxx's in 'pockets' taste like, anyway :laugh:
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« Reply #22568 on: October 10, 2014, 08:38:40 PM »
Daily Tidbit of Wisdom #233: If you order Pizza and have it delivered, by all means enjoy your meal! However, if you put your pizza cutter inside the box, be sure to remove it before throwing the box in the trash.
Normally, I find the Daily Tidbit of Wisdom posts to be spot on, but I take umbrage at this post.  Who in their right mind would use a pizza cutter on a delivered pizza?  They come pre-sliced for pete's sake! Is it so difficult to tear a piece out by the precut lines that someone would need to soil a pizza cutter to duplicate efforts?  Sorry for this rant, but this topic really touches close to home for me.  I think I will need to work it out in therapy.

It's not delivery!  It's...


Digiorno? You ought to be ashamed. The only worthy frozen pizza is Hot Pockets.



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« Reply #22569 on: October 11, 2014, 01:34:29 PM »
Thank God the forum is back up....I don't know what to do with myself without this place :P I actually get things done
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« Reply #22570 on: October 12, 2014, 12:21:46 AM »
Potentially Useful Fact #19,235:  We live in the Holocene Epoch.  Holocene is derived from the Greek words holos, meaning whole, and kainos, meaning new.

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« Reply #22571 on: October 12, 2014, 12:48:58 AM »
Potentially Useful Fact #19,235:  We live in the Holocene Epoch.  Holocene is derived from the Greek words holos, meaning whole, and kainos, meaning new.


Anathema!

That sounds like it is quite accepting of some newfangled reconciliation of time and dates.

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« Reply #22572 on: October 12, 2014, 01:08:47 AM »
Fun fact: The only thing more fun than designing your arms is figuring out how to write a proper blazon for it!

ok, maybe not a fact. More like an opinion.

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« Reply #22573 on: October 12, 2014, 01:17:08 AM »
Potentially Useful Fact #19,235:  We live in the Holocene Epoch.  Holocene is derived from the Greek words holos, meaning whole, and kainos, meaning new.


Anathema!

That sounds like it is quite accepting of some newfangled reconciliation of time and dates.

(After Denise has anathematized the current epoch we live in)

Which leads to Potentially Useful Fact(s) #19,236 and #19,237: We also live in the Cenozoic Era and the Quaternary Period.
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« Reply #22574 on: October 12, 2014, 02:55:43 PM »
As for some reason  The Menswear Thread seems to be locked I have to spam this thread instead. I bought some Falke's socks today. Hopefully they are more durable than the socs that I've previously been using. They are 2% elastane but I hope that I may still wash them at 60 degrees (celsius). Couldn't find any fully cotton ones that would fit my feet.
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« Reply #22575 on: October 12, 2014, 03:08:51 PM »
Fun fact: The only thing more fun than designing your arms is figuring out how to write a proper blazon for it!

ok, maybe not a fact. More like an opinion.



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« Reply #22576 on: October 12, 2014, 03:10:29 PM »
As for some reason  The Menswear Thread seems to be locked

It exceeded the maximum amount of gayness allowed on the board and it attracted trolling. It might just as well stay locked.

I bought some Falke's socks today.

Why?
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« Reply #22577 on: October 12, 2014, 03:15:10 PM »
Fun fact: The only thing more fun than designing your arms is figuring out how to write a proper blazon for it!

ok, maybe not a fact. More like an opinion.



The cross is obvious, but what do the other elements symbolize?

Playing cards?

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« Reply #22578 on: October 12, 2014, 03:19:07 PM »
As for some reason  The Menswear Thread seems to be locked

It exceeded the maximum amount of gayness allowed on the board

Too bad. I was only getting started.

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« Reply #22579 on: October 12, 2014, 03:44:32 PM »
A silly question. Why people buy new clothes?

But why buy expensive socks when cheap ones will do?
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« Reply #22580 on: October 12, 2014, 03:48:51 PM »
A silly question. Why people buy new clothes?

But why buy expensive socks when cheap ones will do?

I've been using cheap socks for years and they get broken in a few months or so. Just trying whether more expensive ones will be more durable.
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« Reply #22581 on: October 12, 2014, 04:56:23 PM »
A silly question. Why people buy new clothes?

But why buy expensive socks when cheap ones will do?

I've been using cheap socks for years and they get broken in a few months or so. Just trying whether more expensive ones will be more durable.

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« Reply #22583 on: October 12, 2014, 05:05:59 PM »
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I've been using cheap socks for years and they get broken in a few months or so. Just trying whether more expensive ones will be more durable.

They are.

I'm hoping for that. People generally wear too cheap clothes which mostly makes the lose money as they need to regularly replace the older ones. With a little more money they might have a piece that would endure several years longer.
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« Reply #22584 on: October 12, 2014, 05:23:18 PM »
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22585 on: October 12, 2014, 05:49:49 PM »
Not available (yet?) in the US, only UK

http://www.slimmingsolutions.co.uk/slimmingblog/diets/the-mount-athos-diet/5672/



Monks eat chicken on non-fasting days?

I'm pretty sure they don't. This isn't a real Mt Athos diet.

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« Reply #22586 on: October 12, 2014, 06:10:01 PM »
Just relabeling the Mediterranean "diet" of eating lots of olive oil butter.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22587 on: October 13, 2014, 05:16:32 AM »

Monks eat chicken on non-fasting days?

No.

Don't forget that a Mt. Athos dinner lasts ten minutes and you only have two of them a day.

Actually, the real Mt. Athos diet would be pretty good if only because of the time limit.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #22588 on: October 13, 2014, 08:23:16 AM »

Monks eat chicken on non-fasting days?

No.

Don't forget that a Mt. Athos dinner lasts ten minutes and you only have two of them a day.

Actually, the real Mt. Athos diet would be pretty good if only because of the time limit.

And having someone reading to you in the background would be nice.
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« Reply #22589 on: October 13, 2014, 09:31:20 AM »
........buit you have learn Greek.......
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