How is your Monday morning going?

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by SoBad, Jul 28, 2014.

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How are you?

Poll closed Jul 28, 2015.
  1. Very productive!

    10.0%
  2. Very pleased with my progress so far…

    10.0%
  3. It’s still the weekend

    20.0%
  4. It’s already Monday evening

    20.0%
  5. Cup of coffee + cheese & ham toast

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Glass of wine or two with olives and aged cheese to start the week

    30.0%
  7. Reading Kafka

    30.0%
  8. Never snubbed a glass of vodka

    20.0%
  9. Already/still at the swimming pool

    20.0%
  10. Other (specify)

    40.0%
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  1. The Green Mile

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    That sounds rather disgusting, and that is also with me being aware of your greatly renowned, creative skills in the kitchen... but I believe that you are quite the cook, so I am inclined into thinking it would of been quite tasty!
     
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  2. SoBad

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    Did you miss the part where I didn’t accept the lunch invitation?:lol:

    For the morning and lunch beverage, I only use the youngest rhododendron leaves to brew with artisan honey. Let it steep for 5 – 6 minutes, pour into a beautiful jug of Bohemian glass over fresh ice, and garnish with delicate rose buds!:lol:
     
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  3. The Green Mile

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    What do you have against Indian food?!!



    Now THAT'S more like it!
     
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  4. SoBad

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    Nothing at all! I think it’s fine, despite the lack of taste. Maybe if they didn’t try so hard to disguise the bad taste with abundant spices, it would be quite acceptable, really.

    I didn’t decline the lunch because of the Indian food – the guy talks nonsense, bad player, and hooks the lines, plus I had some canned beans at home already. So I just go home, take a bath with wonderful aromatic salts, put on my yukata, and have some delicious ice rhododendron tea with fresh rose and nice food. I even had a little bit of German cabbage on the side!:lol:
     
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  5. The Green Mile

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    Fair enough... man, a bath sounds good about now. No bloody baths for me, where I am!
     
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  6. SoBad

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    Don’t they have some sort of sauna / turkish bath / steam room with a cold pool on the officers’ deck some place? Plenty of water around, right!:lol:
     
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  7. The Green Mile

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    Lol, if you wanna call a 'hands to bay' a bloody bath! :lol: I prefer my baths with hot steamong water, not freezing waves of salt!
     
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  8. SoBad

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    Kirilenko failed to show up for practice on Sunday, according to Tshooter.
     
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  9. Carsomyr

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    Good thing I got squeezed The Metamorphosis in between bagels and chardonnay - some very Kafkaesque things are brewing.
     
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    As someone with a well-established reputation as a Shakespearean scholar in these parts, would you mind putting post #57 by The Green Mile in the Kafka vernacular for the rest of the audience? Those little things have a way of impeding the progress of great deeds, as we all know by now.
     
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  11. Carsomyr

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    Certainly - "hands to bay" is, of course, an allusive pun on the opening line of Finnegans Wake (a work infamous for its own glut in polyglot puns): "from serve of shore to bend of bay". The Green Mile has captured the surreal with lucid tranquility - that our lives are overwrought and riverrun in the rat race of cold kitchen faucets with no steamong water to cleanse us.
     
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  12. The Green Mile

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    ^^The water CAN be quite spastic sometimes....:oops::lol:
     
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  13. SoBad

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    Carsomyr was pretty much spot-on then with his interpretation of the "hands to bay" metaphor? Or is there a little bit more lurking in the background that we are not seeing? Or maybe a lot more!:!:
     
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  14. The Green Mile

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    It is just a phrase used when the ships command decides that the crew can have a bit of a swim, when at sea! Swimming on the line of the equator is very nice indeed! I guess you could call that a bath! :lol:
     
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  15. Carsomyr

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    Anything involving the sea is definitely impressive. You are a wanderer above the steamong fog!
     
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  16. SoBad

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    While relatively little is known about The Green Mile, the sea points were often the deal breaker in the 2007 pro-am competition~!~:lol:
     
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