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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5490 on: March 03, 2009, 01:35:40 AM »
Happy Square Root Day, 3/3/09 (square  root of 9 is 3)

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5491 on: March 03, 2009, 09:22:19 AM »
No TV till may cuz im catching up on my reading.  I'm learning how to thrive as a pork salesman and a bartender in Saudi Arabia.  There seems to be a lot of running involved....   
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5492 on: March 03, 2009, 10:48:23 AM »
No TV till may cuz im catching up on my reading.  I'm learning how to thrive as a pork salesman and a bartender in Saudi Arabia.  There seems to be a lot of running involved....  

You'll also have to figure out new and creative ways of concealing a weapon.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5493 on: March 06, 2009, 09:55:20 AM »
If everything that doesn't fit into a pattern is labeled "Random," then is it still "random?"
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5494 on: March 06, 2009, 02:58:10 PM »
Mixed vegetables make great pellets for pellet guns, especiall when frozen.  Just ask the neighbours kid!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5495 on: March 06, 2009, 04:07:58 PM »
If everything that doesn't fit into a pattern is labeled "Random," then is it still "random?"

Remember Dr. Mugur's thesis on the eventual order that comes out of chaos equations?  I think this is the answer to your question my friend.  But in general I would say that yes, because it is by definition hard to define what random really is.  Thoughts?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5496 on: March 06, 2009, 04:12:15 PM »
I guess my approach was:

- If Random = doesn't fit into a pattern, and
- If all things that don't fit into a pattern are labeled "random," then
- Random things are no long "random" because they fit into a pattern (of being labeled Random).

Remember Dr. Mugur's thesis on the eventual order that comes out of chaos equations? 

I don't remember, because I don't think he ever told me about it - but it sounds fascinating!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5497 on: March 06, 2009, 05:03:20 PM »
I guess my approach was:

- If Random = doesn't fit into a pattern, and
- If all things that don't fit into a pattern are labeled "random," then
- Random things are no long "random" because they fit into a pattern (of being labeled Random).

Remember Dr. Mugur's thesis on the eventual order that comes out of chaos equations? 

I don't remember, because I don't think he ever told me about it - but it sounds fascinating!

I'm with you big guy i'm with you. 

He took the mathematical equation for randomness ( I guess one exists) and then he put it into a graph where a ball would move around a square "room" randomly.  When you multiply the equation by a "speed" of 1000 for example, or multiply the equation by 1000 the ball goes crazy (randomly - in speed and etc.).  Then when you just let the equation go, after around 10,000 revolutions, it all of sudden stops moving randomly and goes into a PATTERN, creating a square (basically).  Then after 10,000 revolutions of that (speeded up) it goes back into randomness!!!  By itself!  It was very interesting.  I'll explain it to you next time I talk to you. 

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5498 on: March 06, 2009, 05:19:17 PM »
Seen it and just responded.
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« Reply #5499 on: March 06, 2009, 05:42:15 PM »
Seen it and just responded.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5500 on: March 08, 2009, 09:58:46 PM »
Lent makes you gassy.
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« Reply #5501 on: March 08, 2009, 10:14:06 PM »
Seriously no one needed to know that

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« Reply #5502 on: March 08, 2009, 10:29:46 PM »
Seriously no one needed to know that 

Uh-huh.  File it under TMI.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5503 on: March 08, 2009, 10:34:32 PM »
If you're living a happy life as a Christian, you're doing something wrong.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5504 on: March 08, 2009, 10:45:56 PM »
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« Reply #5505 on: March 08, 2009, 10:48:54 PM »
Does it work with pinto beans?

BTW Beano is a dud.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5506 on: March 08, 2009, 10:53:50 PM »
Does it work with pinto beans?
I have tried it with Chickpeas and Fava beans and it worked.
Try it with pinto beans and let us know!
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« Reply #5507 on: March 10, 2009, 01:39:10 AM »
Is outrage! I have ten cans of organic chickpeas I got on sale and I really can't muster up anything to make with them.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5508 on: March 10, 2009, 01:59:47 AM »
Fry up some onions and garlic, add beans, mash, add salt, pepper, garlic, cumin and a little cilantro.  Spread on tortillas or tostadas.  garnish to taste.
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« Reply #5509 on: March 10, 2009, 02:13:10 AM »
interesting!  Gracias!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5510 on: March 10, 2009, 08:58:57 AM »
Mmmm.  Sounds good.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5511 on: March 10, 2009, 01:43:52 PM »
We're fewer than 3,000 posts from 300,000 for OC.net!  This means, based on recent posting patterns, that this milestone will be reached in the next 14-16 days!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5512 on: March 10, 2009, 01:46:34 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?

300,000 posts - quite impressive.   ;D

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5513 on: March 10, 2009, 03:08:11 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?

300,000 posts - quite impressive.   ;D

Impressive for us, and other Orthodox fora.  Not impressive for, say RC and other big-Christian fora.  We'd like to think that our 300,000 are more meaningful, though! ;)
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« Reply #5514 on: March 10, 2009, 04:26:09 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?

300,000 posts - quite impressive.   ;D

Impressive for us, and other Orthodox fora.  Not impressive for, say RC and other big-Christian fora.  We'd like to think that our 300,000 are more meaningful, though! ;)

Quality over quantity any day!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5515 on: March 10, 2009, 04:29:24 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?
Oh, God, I hope not. I don't think I could stand another discussion of pews.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5516 on: March 10, 2009, 04:30:34 PM »
Impressive for us, and other Orthodox fora.  Not impressive for, say RC and other big-Christian fora.  We'd like to think that our 300,000 are more meaningful, though! ;)

Quality over quantity any day!

I agree with you; but that's not exactly the motto of this particular thread...

Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?
Oh, God, I hope not. I don't think I could stand another discussion of pews.

Yikes.  Please, no.
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« Reply #5517 on: March 10, 2009, 08:48:12 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?

Well, it would be most inappropriate for me to bring up several "hot topics" that would general lots of post, I'll wager, what with it being in the season of Lent and all.  Particularly one like "What is real Barbecue?   ;) )

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5518 on: March 10, 2009, 09:44:01 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?
Oh, God, I hope not. I don't think I could stand another discussion of pews.
NNNNNNNNNOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Pew discussions again never not now later or in the future!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5519 on: March 10, 2009, 10:37:25 PM »
Well, it would be most inappropriate for me to bring up several "hot topics" that would general lots of post, I'll wager, what with it being in the season of Lent and all.  Particularly one like "What is real Barbecue?   ;)

I'd love a topic like that.  Of course, we don't have enough North Carolinians to make that one really interesting...
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5520 on: March 10, 2009, 10:38:27 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?
Oh, God, I hope not. I don't think I could stand another discussion of pews.
NNNNNNNNNOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Pew discussions again never not now later or in the future!

It's okay... It's going to be okay.  We scared away the big ol' pew monster.  He won't come back to hurt you.  You're safe.  *plays lullaby*
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« Reply #5521 on: March 10, 2009, 10:40:15 PM »
Perhaps sooner if other hot topic subjects crop up?
Oh, God, I hope not. I don't think I could stand another discussion of pews.
NNNNNNNNNOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Pew discussions again never not now later or in the future!

It's okay... It's going to be okay.  We scared away the big ol' pew monster.  He won't come back to hurt you.  You're safe.  *plays lullaby*

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5522 on: March 10, 2009, 10:45:15 PM »
Carpe Diem!

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« Reply #5523 on: March 11, 2009, 12:22:17 AM »
Serenity now serenity now serenity now...
An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5524 on: March 11, 2009, 12:47:15 AM »
Carpe Diem!

Carpe Posterium!

Posterium my posterior. 
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« Reply #5525 on: March 11, 2009, 08:10:43 AM »
So, you want to do the Happy Happy Joy Joy Dance?



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« Reply #5526 on: March 11, 2009, 09:17:10 AM »
So, you want to do the Happy Happy Joy Joy Dance?



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnfO5TMpWwc&feature=related

It's been a long time since I've seen that episode (heck, since I've seen any episode of R&S).
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« Reply #5527 on: March 11, 2009, 10:34:28 AM »
Luckily you can buy the old Ren and Stimpy pretty cheap on Amazon.com... anywhere from $11-32, depending on what you get. I've not gotten any myself as I've focused on other old series, like Salute Your Shorts (Camp Anawana).
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5528 on: March 11, 2009, 10:57:34 AM »
I've focused on other old series, like Salute Your Shorts (Camp Anawana).

Wow - they've got that on DVD?  I'm impressed.
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« Reply #5529 on: March 11, 2009, 11:21:37 AM »
Actually they never got around to putting that particular show on DVD--not yet, anyway--so I had to buy a bootlegged DVD copy made from old VHS tapes. I won't put a link, since I guess technically it's illegal to sell such copies, but you can find such DVD's if you look around on Google. I'll buy the real thing if they ever come out with it.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #5530 on: March 11, 2009, 12:45:07 PM »
Actually they never got around to putting that particular show on DVD--not yet, anyway--so I had to buy a bootlegged DVD copy made from old VHS tapes. I won't put a link, since I guess technically it's illegal to sell such copies, but you can find such DVD's if you look around on Google. I'll buy the real thing if they ever come out with it. 

Eh, maybe bootlegged DVDs are the best that show can hope for.
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« Reply #5531 on: March 11, 2009, 02:47:12 PM »
Ren & Stimpy is not on YouTube or Hulu?   ???

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« Reply #5532 on: March 11, 2009, 03:10:56 PM »
Ren & Stimpy is not on YouTube or Hulu?   ???

Is outrage!  Hulu, I almost forgot about that website, thanks for the reminder :)

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« Reply #5533 on: March 11, 2009, 03:25:13 PM »
Ren & Stimpy is not on YouTube or Hulu?   ???

Is outrage!  Hulu, I almost forgot about that website, thanks for the reminder :)

Oh, yes, the "brain gelatinizing television."  Mmmmmm.
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« Reply #5534 on: March 11, 2009, 04:18:24 PM »


brain gelatinizing television.  Mmmmmm.