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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26145 on: August 30, 2016, 11:19:11 AM »
Last Sunday I realised one of our priests was wearing a very nice perfume. I commented it to him and he answered: "Do you know when Christ told us to look good when we're fasting? I take it literally."
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26146 on: August 30, 2016, 11:21:06 AM »
Last Sunday I realised one of our priests was wearing a very nice perfume. I commented it to him and he answered: "Do you know when Christ told us to look good when we're fasting? I take it literally."

hahah so brazilian!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26147 on: September 01, 2016, 10:28:56 PM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26148 on: September 01, 2016, 10:35:41 PM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

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« Reply #26149 on: September 02, 2016, 12:20:35 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis Germans invaded Poland

ftfy
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26150 on: September 02, 2016, 01:03:41 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26151 on: September 02, 2016, 11:52:40 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.

On Old Calendar Sept 11 (Civil calendar) is the beheading of John the Baptist
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26152 on: September 02, 2016, 01:27:54 PM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis Germans invaded Poland

ftfy

Most people in the New world probably use the terms interchangeably when speaking about world war 2 without meaning anything polemical by it.  You can probably translate any use of the word there to suite your purpose and be OK.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26153 on: September 02, 2016, 01:33:51 PM »
At the Facebook profile of a priest from an uncanonical EO church (he was OO when I met him one year ago):
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  • Visitor: I don't have one yet haha
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Dude, what do these vagantes have in mind?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26154 on: September 16, 2016, 02:04:07 AM »
Tonight it occured to me that IAlmisry rocks.
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« Reply #26155 on: September 16, 2016, 12:49:53 PM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis Germans invaded Poland

ftfy

Don't let the Austrians off the hook, Mike.
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« Reply #26156 on: September 17, 2016, 05:36:16 PM »
Five days until I get off post moderation. Yay!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26157 on: September 18, 2016, 12:47:09 PM »
Today I had an epiphany farting loudly on church.

I realised this is what not having control means. Not falling repeatedly on sin.
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« Reply #26158 on: September 21, 2016, 01:27:18 AM »
So apparently a new religion is being born on the darker corners of the Internet. The plague of frogs is upon us again....
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« Reply #26159 on: September 23, 2016, 08:26:09 AM »
Blah. Thought I might have some chances for a permanent job. It's good to have a job and the kind of job I'm actually enjoying at times at least but would rather have more secure position. Meh.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26160 on: September 23, 2016, 03:10:19 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26161 on: September 23, 2016, 03:37:37 PM »
I know the story of a guy who called a TV technician to his house, took him to the backyard, showed him a pool and said: "I got this from suing my phone operator. If you try to fool me, I will make a brick barbecue there."
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« Reply #26162 on: September 24, 2016, 02:11:57 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>
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« Reply #26163 on: September 24, 2016, 02:32:49 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

How much is 100zl? Just enough to buy a pack of gum? The price of a palace?

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« Reply #26164 on: September 24, 2016, 02:43:01 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

How much is 100zl? Just enough to buy a pack of gum? The price of a palace?

Roughly 10% (of the discounted price because it is on sale already). I was offered 1000 zł, paid 900 zł and it costs about 1300 zł in a shop.
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« Reply #26165 on: September 24, 2016, 02:43:40 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

How much is 100zl? Just enough to buy a pack of gum? The price of a palace?

10%

10% of what?

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« Reply #26166 on: September 24, 2016, 02:45:57 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

How much is 100zl? Just enough to buy a pack of gum? The price of a palace?

10%

10% of what?

100 zł - 30 beers in a shop / 15 beers in a pub / 7 packs of cigarettes...
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« Reply #26167 on: September 24, 2016, 02:51:58 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

How much is 100zl? Just enough to buy a pack of gum? The price of a palace?

10%

10% of what?

100 zł - 30 beers in a shop / 15 beers in a pub / 7 packs of cigarettes...

Sounds like it would be healthier to pay the full price for phone and contract.

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« Reply #26168 on: September 24, 2016, 02:53:01 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

How much is 100zl? Just enough to buy a pack of gum? The price of a palace?

10%

10% of what?

100 zł - 30 beers in a shop / 15 beers in a pub / 7 packs of cigarettes...

Now those are currencies I know.

You got yourself a nice deal there.
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« Reply #26169 on: September 24, 2016, 04:54:58 PM »
I wanted today to buy a new phone and sign a new contract with the operator. so after work (and I had a pretty tiring day) I went the representation. In half an hour I managed to pick the phone I want and the tariff I want, was in the middle of signing papers and then I was told additional documents are needed. "I'm sorry, you can't do that now".

And that's how time is being wasted.

And today the very same clerk in the compensation gave me the employee's offer: 100 zł discount on the phone and 10 zł discount on the subscription.

<profit>

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« Reply #26170 on: September 25, 2016, 04:40:04 PM »
My birthday was yesterday, so I commemorated it with this girl who was born two days apart and we called some friends. It started as a mild gathering and ended up with a guy stabbing another in the arm as a joke (what kind of joke makes you get stitches?). I think we'll do the next one alcohol-free.
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« Reply #26171 on: September 25, 2016, 06:08:30 PM »
Oh no. Happy birthday, though.
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« Reply #26172 on: September 25, 2016, 06:20:09 PM »
Thanks :)
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« Reply #26173 on: September 26, 2016, 12:12:19 PM »
This is how I get all the ladies:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxSdA0oWKuU

It's all about the cigarette sealer.  For a small fee, I can probably get a couple of these sealers in my back alley and send them to anyone if anybody is interested, it's the next big thing.
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« Reply #26174 on: October 02, 2016, 03:04:34 PM »
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« Reply #26175 on: October 02, 2016, 03:19:16 PM »
I bought my dog a giant toy lobster. He doesn't quite know what to do with it. :)
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« Reply #26176 on: October 02, 2016, 09:48:42 PM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.

On Old Calendar Sept 11 (Civil calendar) is the beheading of John the Baptist
...but on the New Calendar July 4 is the day of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia....we'll call it a draw
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26177 on: October 03, 2016, 01:26:18 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.

On Old Calendar Sept 11 (Civil calendar) is the beheading of John the Baptist
...but on the New Calendar July 4 is the day of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia....we'll call it a draw

Nope.  17 July/4 July.
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« Reply #26178 on: October 03, 2016, 09:21:46 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.

On Old Calendar Sept 11 (Civil calendar) is the beheading of John the Baptist
...but on the New Calendar July 4 is the day of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia....we'll call it a draw

Nope.  17 July/4 July.
Then somebody better tell the Greeks  ;).

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« Reply #26179 on: October 03, 2016, 10:57:57 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.

On Old Calendar Sept 11 (Civil calendar) is the beheading of John the Baptist
...but on the New Calendar July 4 is the day of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia....we'll call it a draw

Nope.  17 July/4 July.
Then somebody better tell the Greeks  ;).

The St Anthony's Monastery calendar gives the correct date.  Really, if the GOA would just listen to Elder Ephraim more...  ;)
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« Reply #26180 on: October 03, 2016, 11:25:34 AM »
Today marks the anniversary of the official start of world war 2, when the Nazis invaded Poland

For those of us on the New Calendar, it also start of the Church Calendar New Year, it so wired today is both something good, and bad.

That's an everyday thing.

On Old Calendar Sept 11 (Civil calendar) is the beheading of John the Baptist
...but on the New Calendar July 4 is the day of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia....we'll call it a draw

Nope.  17 July/4 July.
Then somebody better tell the Greeks  ;).

The St Anthony's Monastery calendar gives the correct date.  Really, if the GOA would just listen to Elder Ephraim more...  ;)
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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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« Reply #26181 on: October 04, 2016, 11:03:26 PM »
Oh no! Not Elder Ephraim! He'll probably make them tear out the organs too...  :laugh:
Funnily enough the calendar came up during Orthodoxy 101 class about the Nativity today!
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The dread Pantocrator...is also "Christouli mou", (my little Christ), who really listens when you run in to your neighborhood church on the way to work to cry and light a candle because your daughter is in trouble at school. The untouchable and all-holy Mother of God is also "Panayitsa mou", who really will take your part before the court of heaven because, just like your own mom, she’ll always stick up for her children, no matter how badly they’ve behaved.

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« Reply #26182 on: October 04, 2016, 11:04:40 PM »
Behold! My favorite number: TREE(3)
(spoiler alert: it's finite but really big)
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The dread Pantocrator...is also "Christouli mou", (my little Christ), who really listens when you run in to your neighborhood church on the way to work to cry and light a candle because your daughter is in trouble at school. The untouchable and all-holy Mother of God is also "Panayitsa mou", who really will take your part before the court of heaven because, just like your own mom, she’ll always stick up for her children, no matter how badly they’ve behaved.

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« Reply #26183 on: October 05, 2016, 05:08:47 AM »
Sometimes I'm proud of my country.

World's most radical Freedom of Speech Act was born in the 1700s the Finnish initiative
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« Reply #26184 on: October 06, 2016, 01:43:35 PM »
Happy St. Thomas Day.
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« Reply #26185 on: October 06, 2016, 01:51:24 PM »
Thanks.

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« Reply #26186 on: October 07, 2016, 06:58:35 PM »
This is CNN
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« Reply #26187 on: October 08, 2016, 12:04:06 AM »
No.  That is CNN.
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« Reply #26188 on: October 08, 2016, 10:27:11 AM »
Spent a few minutes in Romanian vespers before confession today. Felt a bit weird since I couldn't understand any of it. I assumed that I would have catched a few familiar words but no.
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« Reply #26189 on: October 08, 2016, 11:57:04 AM »
Spent a few minutes in Romanian vespers before confession today. Felt a bit weird since I couldn't understand any of it. I assumed that I would have catched a few familiar words but no.

Amin?
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