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« Reply #4005 on: December 23, 2007, 11:32:58 PM »

But you guys get bit by the blackout bug.

And in this neck of the woods, its quite contagious!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4006 on: December 23, 2007, 11:33:04 PM »

Believe it or not, I feel ya.  The owner of the great HOUSTON OILERS di the same thing.  Therefore, they reside in Tennesee, and go by a stupid name of a race of mythical Giants that got slain by their children. 

I know - terrible thing.  Happened to LA (the Rams), and Baltimore (Colts).  But that's what makes the Cle-Bal move more infuriating - they had to deal with the same thing, and now they inflict it upon others?Huh 

And they didn't all get slain - some were imprisoned.
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« Reply #4007 on: December 23, 2007, 11:33:37 PM »

And in this neck of the woods, its quite contagious!  Cheesy

Oh yeah, like malaria.
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« Reply #4008 on: December 23, 2007, 11:38:07 PM »

Okay, dead on in Jail...sounds like something we'd like to inflict upon some owners we know. Wink
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« Reply #4009 on: December 24, 2007, 12:32:53 AM »

Excellent work!  We've had over 100 posts in a short time.
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« Reply #4010 on: December 24, 2007, 12:34:34 AM »

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« Reply #4011 on: December 24, 2007, 12:44:38 AM »

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« Reply #4012 on: December 24, 2007, 12:44:59 AM »

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« Reply #4013 on: December 24, 2007, 12:46:46 AM »

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« Reply #4014 on: December 24, 2007, 12:47:03 AM »

Hey, do you realize that it is almost Christmas Eve!!!

I hope all the reindeer are well rested!
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« Reply #4015 on: December 24, 2007, 12:50:43 AM »

I hope they arent toasted.  If so, I hope santa has some designated drivers.
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« Reply #4016 on: December 24, 2007, 01:00:32 AM »

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« Reply #4017 on: December 24, 2007, 01:14:03 AM »

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« Reply #4018 on: December 24, 2007, 01:17:22 AM »

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« Reply #4019 on: December 24, 2007, 01:18:26 AM »

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« Reply #4020 on: December 24, 2007, 01:21:30 AM »

This ones for cleveland:

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« Reply #4021 on: December 24, 2007, 01:23:08 AM »

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« Reply #4022 on: December 24, 2007, 01:25:59 AM »

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« Reply #4023 on: December 24, 2007, 01:25:59 AM »

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« Reply #4024 on: December 24, 2007, 10:44:37 AM »

Wow, Christmas Eve is upon us already.  Must start getting ready to be at church all day!
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« Reply #4025 on: December 24, 2007, 11:30:03 AM »

Hey fellas, I like the lolcat images and whatnot, but it's a little excessive to be taking every pic off the site and posting it here.  Why don't you stick to posts with words, and only post images occasionally (like maybe 2-3 per page, max).
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« Reply #4026 on: December 25, 2007, 10:08:03 PM »

Hey fellas, I like the lolcat images and whatnot, but it's a little excessive to be taking every pic off the site and posting it here.  Why don't you stick to posts with words, and only post images occasionally (like maybe 2-3 per page, max).

Understood. I have one last lolcat to share. . . 
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« Reply #4027 on: December 25, 2007, 10:34:36 PM »

Those poor Sphinx cats... they're the ugliest little things, and I say that with the deepest affection for all things feline.
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« Reply #4028 on: December 25, 2007, 10:46:56 PM »

They are. . . almost so ugly they cross the spectrum into cute. But I couldn't have one. . . I'd constantly feel bad and guilty for perpetuating such breeding practices.
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« Reply #4029 on: December 25, 2007, 11:48:50 PM »

What an ugly cat.
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« Reply #4030 on: December 27, 2007, 02:52:28 PM »

It's starting to look bleak for 200,000 by New Year's!

We need over 4300 posts in just 4-1/2 days - that's approaching 1000 posts per day!!  Shocked
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« Reply #4031 on: December 27, 2007, 06:34:45 PM »

Post, I say! Post! *mimes cracking a whip*  Grin
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« Reply #4032 on: December 27, 2007, 06:47:26 PM »

Yes, sir, ma'am, sir.

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Yo ho ho, and a bottle of rum.
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« Reply #4033 on: December 27, 2007, 06:55:29 PM »

Post, I say! Post! *mimes cracking a whip*  Grin

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« Reply #4034 on: December 27, 2007, 07:14:56 PM »

O-we-O, We-O-O
O-We-O, We-O-O

(Any one know Song of the Volga Boatman?)

I know Michael Rowed His Boat Ashore

*though I wish I didn't*  Tongue
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« Reply #4035 on: December 27, 2007, 07:23:58 PM »

In honor of the random posting thread, I will begin to post random facts.

Fact:

A fear of long words is, ironically, called "Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia"
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« Reply #4036 on: December 27, 2007, 07:28:59 PM »

Wowsa!   Well, here's my old roommate's favorite random fact:

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
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« Reply #4037 on: December 27, 2007, 07:30:20 PM »

Fact:

In February 1901, Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Atlanta, Georgia changed it's name to The Coca-Cola Bottling Company.
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« Reply #4038 on: December 27, 2007, 07:30:51 PM »

Fact:

House flies have a lifespan of two weeks.
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« Reply #4039 on: December 27, 2007, 07:48:38 PM »

Fact:

If you were to take the Earth and cut it in half along a line passing from the North Pole through Paris, and then measure the distance of the curve running from the North Pole to the equator on that circle, and then divide that distance by 10,000, you would have the traditional unit for the kilometer as defined in 1791 by the French Academy of Sciences.
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« Reply #4040 on: December 27, 2007, 07:50:10 PM »

Fact:
Crayons got their name from the wife of one of the founders of Crayola. She combined the words craie (French for chalk) with the first part of the word oleaginous (the oily paraffin wax) to make the word "crayola."
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« Reply #4041 on: December 27, 2007, 07:59:57 PM »

Fact:

It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.
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« Reply #4042 on: December 27, 2007, 08:00:06 PM »

Yay, I can finally put to use my little book of Snapple facts.  Tongue

Fact: Animals that lay eggs don't have belly buttons.
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« Reply #4043 on: December 27, 2007, 08:01:34 PM »

Fact:

Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.

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Yay, I can finally put to use my little book of Snapple facts.  Tongue

You just never do know when those things will come in handy.  Tongue
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« Reply #4045 on: December 27, 2007, 08:02:34 PM »

Fact:

The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
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« Reply #4046 on: December 27, 2007, 08:02:48 PM »

Fact:
Chortle was a word coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the looking glass in 1872. "'O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!' He chortled in his joy." Perhaps Lewis Carroll would chortle a bit himself to find that people are still using the word chortle, which he coined in Through the Looking-Glass, published in 1872. In any case, Carroll had constructed his word well, combining the words chuckle and snort. This type of word is called a blend or a portmanteau word. In Through the Looking-Glass Humpty Dumpty uses portmanteau to describe the word slithy, saying, "It's like a portmanteau—there are two meanings packed up into one word" (the meanings being "lithe" and "slimy").
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« Reply #4047 on: December 27, 2007, 08:03:39 PM »

Fact:

Charlie Brown's father was a barber.
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« Reply #4048 on: December 27, 2007, 08:05:19 PM »

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The average human emits approximately 95 watts of energy as heat in the form of infrared light. A standard 100 watt incandescent light bulb emits only about 5% of its energy as visible light, the rest is given off as heat in the form of infrared light. This means the average human produces the same amount of heat as a 100 watt light bulb.
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« Reply #4049 on: December 27, 2007, 08:05:48 PM »

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If you start at the North Pole and walk due south along the Prime Meridian to the equator, turn 90 degrees and walk one quarter around the globe and then turn 90 degrees to the North and walk to the North Pole - you have just created a triangle with 3 right angles!!!
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« Reply #4050 on: December 27, 2007, 08:07:57 PM »

Fact:

Between 50 billion and 70 billion cells die each day due to apoptosis(a genetically determined process of cell self-destruction) in the average human adult. In a year, this amounts to the proliferation and subsequent destruction of a mass of cells equal to an individual's body weight.

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