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« Reply #6750 on: November 07, 2009, 04:38:06 AM »
A dancing Jesus Christ...

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« Reply #6751 on: November 07, 2009, 05:06:01 PM »
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« Reply #6752 on: November 07, 2009, 05:15:29 PM »
Thank God we have minimal public transportatin in New Mexico. LOL

I heard that Albuquerque has a pretty good commuter rail line along the I-25 Corridor.

Denver is trying to do something similar with RTD along the I-25 Corridor.  I believe Amtrak identified the corridor as a future high speed corridor?   ???

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« Reply #6753 on: November 07, 2009, 05:19:00 PM »

No Home Ec?  Bummer....you missed out on all the meatloaf recipes!  ;-)

I faintly recall making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the 6th Grade.  The older students made salads and cakes.  I also remember taking typing; I still remember my home keys even though I'm a fast fat fingered typist (say that five times).

Most likely those who made Alveus Lacuna's lunch didn't have Home Ec either....as they skipped the drumstick...a crucial part of every fried chicken meal! ;)

I like fried chicken breast - more meat and juicy meat, yummy.   :laugh:  Time to visit my local KFC.   :)

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #6754 on: November 07, 2009, 06:03:34 PM »
A dancing Jesus Christ...

Dancing and barefoot.
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« Reply #6755 on: November 08, 2009, 10:16:52 PM »


I wonder why some states are leaner. At first I thought maybe it had to do with outdoorsy activity, but after thinking about it I don't think that is a major factor.
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« Reply #6756 on: November 09, 2009, 12:07:07 AM »
Testing the system notification emails.
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« Reply #6757 on: November 09, 2009, 12:10:51 AM »
someone please post something (can't believe I am requesting that in this thread...)
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« Reply #6758 on: November 09, 2009, 12:17:48 AM »
This is a test. It is only a test. Do not change your settings. The test will end shortly. BUZZ.
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« Reply #6759 on: November 09, 2009, 12:24:10 AM »
Has the test ended?  If so, will someone please turn off the buzzing?
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« Reply #6760 on: November 09, 2009, 12:28:37 AM »
Oh, I'm sorry. I got caught up watching the Cowboys/Eagles game, I forgot that it was on. [/BUZZ]  There ya go :)
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« Reply #6761 on: November 09, 2009, 12:31:38 AM »
OK please respond again
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« Reply #6762 on: November 09, 2009, 12:34:16 AM »
Your command is my wish...
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« Reply #6763 on: November 09, 2009, 12:39:34 AM »
thanks. Test over.
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« Reply #6764 on: November 09, 2009, 12:51:04 AM »
Ugh, new test. One member is getting notified even after I shut it off by force.
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« Reply #6765 on: November 09, 2009, 12:55:14 AM »
Is this just a ploy to increase your post count? Well, I suppose not since you don't post much here anymore. We demand more posts by you!
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« Reply #6766 on: November 09, 2009, 01:54:37 AM »
Well, I am officially hooked on Dragon Age: Origins.  Anyone else?  :laugh:
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« Reply #6767 on: November 09, 2009, 02:07:04 AM »
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Well, I am officially hooked on Dragon Age: Origins.  Anyone else?

I have it on my "to buy" list, but I don't have enough money to buy it this month. Hopefully I'll be able to get it in December. But then again, that would mean 3-5 less books to read! What a dilemma ???
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« Reply #6768 on: November 09, 2009, 02:13:36 AM »
Well, I'll put it this way.  I initially got it since I wanted something to tide me over until Mass Effect 2.  Now...  I would rather have Dragon Age 2 released (there has been talk about them written the storyline for the sequel), over Mass Effect 2.  This is coming from a Sci-Fi junky too.  :laugh:
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #6769 on: November 09, 2009, 04:44:44 AM »


I wonder why some states are leaner. At first I thought maybe it had to do with outdoorsy activity, but after thinking about it I don't think that is a major factor.
No wonder the Mississippi Delta continues to sink. :o
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« Reply #6770 on: November 09, 2009, 05:28:06 PM »
Thank God we have minimal public transportatin in New Mexico. LOL

I heard that Albuquerque has a pretty good commuter rail line along the I-25 Corridor.

Denver is trying to do something similar with RTD along the I-25 Corridor.  I believe Amtrak identified the corridor as a future high speed corridor?   ???
We have a comuter rail between Albuquerque and Santa Fe that takes twice as long as driving and makes for a far more expensive trip if several people are going together. Futher, its bleeding out financially.
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« Reply #6771 on: November 09, 2009, 10:16:30 PM »
We have a lovely Amtrak line near us (Missouri River Runner) that we take every time we go to Chicago. It costs much less than driving, takes about an equal amount of time, and is stress-free. I'm not sure why your route is so different.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #6772 on: November 09, 2009, 10:34:30 PM »
I wonder why some states are leaner. At first I thought maybe it had to do with outdoorsy activity, but after thinking about it I don't think that is a major factor.

My guesses:
- Depression levels
- Public image consciousness (esp NY and CA)
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« Reply #6773 on: November 09, 2009, 10:56:15 PM »
Though it doesn't hold up completely, maybe soul food is part of the problem.  :P  I feel like death after eating that.
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« Reply #6774 on: November 10, 2009, 12:33:59 AM »
Though it doesn't hold up completely, maybe soul food is part of the problem.  :P  I feel like death after eating that.

I bet a visit to Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington, DC will change that attitude. 

While I've passed by there many times, I have yet to eat there.

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« Reply #6775 on: November 10, 2009, 12:39:29 AM »
Though it doesn't hold up completely, maybe soul food is part of the problem.  :P  I feel like death after eating that.

I bet a visit to Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington, DC will change that attitude. 

While I've passed by there many times, I have yet to eat there.

Thanks, now it's 11:38pm and I'm hungry again, after looking at that website. :)
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« Reply #6776 on: November 10, 2009, 11:45:37 AM »
We have a lovely Amtrak line near us (Missouri River Runner) that we take every time we go to Chicago. It costs much less than driving, takes about an equal amount of time, and is stress-free. I'm not sure why your route is so different.
Because its New Mexico. If you live here a few years  you would begin to understand.  :D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #6777 on: November 10, 2009, 12:04:01 PM »
I wonder why some states are leaner. At first I thought maybe it had to do with outdoorsy activity, but after thinking about it I don't think that is a major factor.

My guesses:
- Depression levels
- Public image consciousness (esp NY and CA)

Well...it seems Michigan is one of the pudgy states.  The economy is bad...so people eat.  It's comfort food.  McDonald's has a great $1 menu (so I've heard.)

You leave for work in the morning...it's dark outside.  You leave work at 5...it's already dark outside.  So, other than the weekends you don't see the sun (unless you sit by a window).  You drive home in the dark and you sit down to eat...and because it so dark you assume it's bedtime...so with a full tummy you go to sleep.

It's cold in the winter....so, you eat and get almost no exercise.   Sure folks exercise in the summer...we are a great outdoors state.  However, when the bitter winter sets in...other than the diehards who go skiing and aren't afraid of their noses freezing off....the rest of us hibernate for 1/2 the year.

Ergo....the extra curvy figures.


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« Reply #6778 on: November 10, 2009, 12:11:02 PM »
TOWLIE SAYS,

"Don't Forget To Bring A Towel !!!"
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« Reply #6779 on: November 11, 2009, 03:36:30 AM »
TOWLIE SAYS,

"Don't Forget To Bring A Towel !!!"

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« Reply #6780 on: November 12, 2009, 03:33:54 AM »
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« Reply #6781 on: November 12, 2009, 05:06:28 AM »
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« Reply #6782 on: November 12, 2009, 07:05:07 AM »
True. Perhaps I should have posted something more upbeat. I'll do that now. Here is the fantastic album cover of Smell the Glove by Spinal Tap...

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« Reply #6783 on: November 12, 2009, 09:19:40 PM »
This would have to be the most pointless thread I've seen since I've been here, much less participated in.

And believe it or not, this was pretty much the intent of the thread... so maybe it is one of the ones that has stayed "on topic" the longest!
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« Reply #6784 on: November 13, 2009, 12:45:21 AM »

That kitty doesn't look very happy.

No, he's just seriously embarrassed at being caught clowning around. (I've had more than 35 years experience with pet cats, they HATE being sprung doing undignified things  ;D)
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« Reply #6785 on: November 13, 2009, 03:01:21 AM »
Ever experience one of those times when you've been up for a day and a half or more, and you think you'd better go to sleep, but part of you wonders how long you could stay awake before you were absolutely forced to go to sleep from exhaustion? Yeah. I think I'll just pop in a DVD and go to sleep, lol. Good night all.

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« Reply #6786 on: November 13, 2009, 09:23:26 AM »
Ever experience one of those times when you've been up for a day and a half or more, and you think you'd better go to sleep, but part of you wonders how long you could stay awake before you were absolutely forced to go to sleep from exhaustion? Yeah. I think I'll just pop in a DVD and go to sleep, lol. Good night all.


I've done this way too many times while in the military and college.  It doesn't work well.
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« Reply #6787 on: November 13, 2009, 06:33:56 PM »


This is so true, especially at schools without a software engineering programme.
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« Reply #6788 on: November 16, 2009, 12:13:44 AM »
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I just realised this is the fifth Christmas this thread is going to see.
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« Reply #6789 on: November 16, 2009, 12:16:48 AM »
I've started putting up my Christmas lights today. They are all solar powered so I can light up every tree in the front garden with no fear of reproof.
I just realised this is the fifth Christmas this thread is going to see.
Kinda scary, ain't it?
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« Reply #6790 on: November 16, 2009, 12:47:16 AM »
I've started putting up my Christmas lights today. They are all solar powered so I can light up every tree in the front garden with no fear of reproof.
I just realised this is the fifth Christmas this thread is going to see.

When I first read this my immediate thought was "Noooo! It's not even Thanksgiving yet!" Then I realized "Hey, he's in Australia. He doesn't give a rat about our Thanksgiving."

Here in the States, the fourth Thursday of November is when we celebrate Thanksgiving and is the unofficial beginning of the Christmas season. So what calls in the Christmas season in your neck of the woods?
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« Reply #6791 on: November 16, 2009, 01:02:24 AM »
Up here the instant Hallowe'en is over, the Christmas season starts.  All the Hallowe'en candy, costumes and commercials vanish, and Christmas things are everywhere.
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« Reply #6792 on: November 16, 2009, 01:26:02 AM »
Up here the instant Hallowe'en is over, the Christmas season starts.  All the Hallowe'en candy, costumes and commercials vanish, and Christmas things are everywhere.

It's pretty nuts, eh?
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« Reply #6793 on: November 16, 2009, 01:28:25 AM »
Up here the instant Hallowe'en is over, the Christmas season starts.  All the Hallowe'en candy, costumes and commercials vanish, and Christmas things are everywhere.

It's pretty nuts, eh?

Stores must do a massive inventory blitz that night.  You walk in on Nov. 1, and there are trees, Santas, ornaments, faux snow, etc.  :P
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« Reply #6794 on: November 16, 2009, 01:37:30 AM »
So what calls in the Christmas season in your neck of the woods?
For me personally its Advent which began yesterday (I'm on the Revised Julian Menologion).
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