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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8460 on: November 18, 2010, 04:49:22 PM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.
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« Reply #8461 on: November 18, 2010, 05:24:32 PM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.

Happy birthday early!   :)

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« Reply #8462 on: November 18, 2010, 05:31:18 PM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.
Enjoy your twenties. They go by so fast.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8463 on: November 18, 2010, 05:39:06 PM »
Enjoy your twenties. They go by so fast.

Mine have felt pretty long when I think about all I have done and how are God has brought me.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8464 on: November 18, 2010, 06:42:45 PM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.

Happy birthday, and welcome to the beginning of the end of enjoyment in your life  :P ;D

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« Reply #8465 on: November 18, 2010, 07:58:20 PM »
Thanks :P
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8466 on: November 18, 2010, 10:34:01 PM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.

Happy birthday, and welcome to the beginning of the end of enjoyment in your life  :P ;D

Punching your curmudgeon card early, I see ;)
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« Reply #8467 on: November 18, 2010, 10:37:32 PM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.

Happy birthday and get a job and family now.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8468 on: November 18, 2010, 10:47:50 PM »
Happy birthday!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8469 on: November 18, 2010, 11:30:49 PM »
Happy birthday indeed!  Many happy and blessed returns of the day.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8470 on: November 19, 2010, 12:34:07 AM »
happy birthday!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8471 on: November 19, 2010, 05:09:16 AM »
2 last hours of being a teenager. I'm getting old and am frustrated because of it.

Many years! You should be happy. Life is chaning generally better when one turns into her/his 20s.
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8472 on: November 19, 2010, 09:11:57 AM »
A happy birthday to you, Michał Kalina.

Yesterday was my baby brother's 50th. He told me he wasn't looking forward to it at all. I had no problem with that event eight years ago. I was able to triumphantly announce, "There! I've completed my first half century!".

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« Reply #8473 on: November 19, 2010, 11:30:44 AM »
Enjoy your twenties. They go by so fast.

Mine have felt pretty long when I think about all I have done and how are God has brought me.
Hmmm. Maybe I have not accomplished as much as I should have during my twenties. I turn 30 next April.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8474 on: November 19, 2010, 12:48:40 PM »
Enjoy your twenties. They go by so fast.

Mine have felt pretty long when I think about all I have done and how are God has brought me.
Hmmm. Maybe I have not accomplished as much as I should have during my twenties. I turn 30 next April.

"Never trust anyone over 30." - Colonel George Taylor (Charlton Heston)

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« Reply #8475 on: November 19, 2010, 04:17:21 PM »
I got a job! I start next week.   ;D  I have been out of work for almost a year, so this certainly is a relief.

Thank you, Lord.

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« Reply #8476 on: November 19, 2010, 04:29:43 PM »
I got a job! I start next week.   ;D  I have been out of work for almost a year, so this certainly is a relief.


Congrats  ;D

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8477 on: November 19, 2010, 04:42:45 PM »
Grats!
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« Reply #8478 on: November 19, 2010, 04:46:19 PM »
Thanks, everyone.   :)  8)

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« Reply #8479 on: November 21, 2010, 01:05:55 PM »

"According to eastern horoscope, the coming 2011 will be the Year of the White Rabbit. By astrologic forecasts, it will bring comfort, warmth and hospitality. It might be more complicated for those born in the Rooster Year and in the Rabbit Year," Lobsang Gyatso, a monk in the Golden Abode, told Interfax.
http://www.interfax-religion.com/?act=mosaic&div=350

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8480 on: November 21, 2010, 07:48:27 PM »
AXE products... i has neverz feel mi brainz sells dye so quicklike as like wen i watch those ad-vertise-ments, ya no?

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« Reply #8481 on: November 21, 2010, 09:48:25 PM »
I'm watching "Sgt. Frog." It's a Japanese series in which cute little frog-like aliens try to take over the Earth.

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« Reply #8482 on: November 22, 2010, 01:44:38 AM »
I was looking at the stats for the site, and I saw that  we might break two records this month: most new members in a month, and most new posts in a month.

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« Reply #8483 on: November 22, 2010, 07:25:56 AM »
When I was delivering my papers this morning, I realized that I deliver from one Almighty to the Other.

The southern boundary of my territory is Evan Street, and the northern is Bruce Street  ;D!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8484 on: November 22, 2010, 03:07:31 PM »
We are certainly within reach of 500,000 posts for the forum; this could easily be attained by/before New Year's.

(I wonder what this reminds me of... Hmmm I think it was a December post, somewhere... ;) )

I just idly noticed that the post counter has over 99,000 on it. 

Anyone want to start quessing when we'll turn it over to 100,000?  :D Before New's Years, I'm reckoning.

Ebor

(Addendum: This thread isn't too far from 9,000 posts - or 10,000, for that matter.)

Update: we're on pace to clear 500,000 posts before Dec 15th.  The recent posting pace (a record month, if it carries through the end) has been pushing us closer to our first-ever calendar year where we'll cross two different hundred-thousand barriers (400k and 500k).
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8485 on: November 23, 2010, 01:22:26 AM »
I just realised that we don't have classes this Wednesday. What a bummer. I've let my chemistry studying slide, and I really could have used that extra 3 hours of lecture time to try and get a handle on the material, especially since it's nuclear chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and all that fun stuff. Time to call the tutor for another session (thankfully tutoring is free)...

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« Reply #8486 on: November 23, 2010, 05:44:00 AM »
After hearing people complain about Monday's episode of House I made an effort to finally getting around to watching it.  What can I say, another enjoyable episode.
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« Reply #8487 on: November 23, 2010, 12:40:55 PM »

"According to eastern horoscope, the coming 2011 will be the Year of the White Rabbit. By astrologic forecasts, it will bring comfort, warmth and hospitality. It might be more complicated for those born in the Rooster Year and in the Rabbit Year," Lobsang Gyatso, a monk in the Golden Abode, told Interfax.
http://www.interfax-religion.com/?act=mosaic&div=350


And, as a random piece of trivia, in the Vietnamese Zodiac the Cat replaces the Rabbit, making it the year of the cat there. New Year's February 3rd this year...should be a fun party like every year.

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« Reply #8488 on: November 23, 2010, 02:40:04 PM »
Oh how they miss when it was the dogs doing it....


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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8489 on: November 24, 2010, 11:11:07 AM »
Not all who wander are lost.

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« Reply #8490 on: November 24, 2010, 11:16:11 AM »
I had a wild experience today. I woke up to the strains of Joseph Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E-flat playing on the local Classical radio station. Since it's such a commonly played work among student trumpeters, I recognized it immediately, so I decided to make a WAG and say, "I guess that this is Wynton Marsalis playing in the recording." I can't tell one trumpeter from another just by hearing them play. When the morning program host announced that this was a recording by Wynton Marsalis, I just about laughed myself giddy. "D**n, I'm good!" ;D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #8491 on: November 24, 2010, 03:03:08 PM »

Just went to Target at lunch and bought the only two remaining Lala-loopsy dolls in all of Michigan!....maybe even the U.S!

:D

My nieces liked them months ago...and I kept putting it off.  Now, it seems they are the "hot" toy for Christmas.  Oh oh.

I got them for under $20 and they are on eBay for over $60!  What a scam!

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« Reply #8492 on: November 24, 2010, 04:11:22 PM »
I was an adult before I actually used my first slide rule.  I purchased an antique one, and also an "antique" book that described how to use it.  I'd putz around with it from time to time, always discovering something with a cool factor of 5.7 or better.

But now I've lost or misplaced both.

Should I go on ebay to replace these items?  Or is this wasted time?  Clearly, any answer a new slide rule might give me is much more easily, precisely, and readily obtained using one of the several calculators I own.

Still, I wonder...

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« Reply #8493 on: November 25, 2010, 01:01:47 AM »
To all those who are celebrating: Happy Feast of St. Catherine

http://orthodoxwiki.org/Catherine_of_Alexandria

and Happy Thanksgiving.  :)

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« Reply #8494 on: November 25, 2010, 03:30:42 AM »
Ok, I'll come right out and say it, i'm mad. I bought some "Frank's RedHot Chile n' Lime Steak Strips" beef jerky for 5.99$, and they are not really good at all. I open the bag and it smells almost repulsive, and there is no spicyness to the taste at all. AT ALL. I struggle to taste anything that ressembles lime or chile. The taste is highly forgettable. Not recommended.  >:(



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« Reply #8495 on: November 25, 2010, 12:59:21 PM »
Chile and lime is a vulgarity all by itself. ;D

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« Reply #8496 on: November 25, 2010, 06:00:55 PM »
 :angel:

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Who doesn't love videos of little kittens flipping over in a basket?   :laugh:  It's a kitten! Tickles! Happy.
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« Reply #8497 on: November 27, 2010, 05:53:35 AM »
That's wild! :o The FBI foiled a terrorist attempt to explode a van at the annual tree-lighting ceremony in the downtown of my city of residence last night.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/11/27/oregon.bomb.plot/index.html?eref=mrss_igoogle_cnn
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« Reply #8498 on: November 28, 2010, 12:25:30 AM »
Chile and lime is a vulgarity all by itself. ;D

I had a little bit of chocolate with lime the other day. Not bad.  :)

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« Reply #8499 on: November 28, 2010, 05:14:05 AM »
It's amazing how the simple addition of a plant to your workstation can make you happier throughout the day...

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« Reply #8500 on: November 29, 2010, 04:30:43 AM »
It's amazing how the simple addition of a plant to your workstation can make you happier throughout the day...
Too bad they won't let me bring a cat to mine.
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« Reply #8501 on: November 29, 2010, 04:36:58 AM »
It's amazing how the simple addition of a plant to your workstation can make you happier throughout the day...
Too bad they won't let me bring a cat to mine.

Ones like this would probably inspire bad habits...


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« Reply #8502 on: November 29, 2010, 04:42:20 AM »
mispost.
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« Reply #8503 on: November 29, 2010, 07:44:17 AM »
Rest in peace, Leslie Nielsen.  :'(

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« Reply #8504 on: December 01, 2010, 02:34:24 AM »
OC.net records set in November...

1. Total new topics in a month: 729 (Previous high was 679)
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3. Total new members in a month: 145 (Previous high was 120)
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Busy month!