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Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by forzainter, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. stringertom

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    Please tell me his fear of abduction by an extraterrestrial was unfounded!
     
  2. TennisLovaLova

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    Anyone notice this: on every watch pic it's ALWAYS 10:10, always...
    Why?
     
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  4. Rock Strongo

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    This cover-up has been erased.
     
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    Just saw ancient episode of The Rockford Files and a non-speaking role of an asylum attendant was played by Cliff Klaban (John Ratzenberger)...he was a dweeb before he perfected dweebism on Cheers. I did like his take-off on Charles Kuralt that aired for a while on cable (was it called Made in America?)

    Just noticed...Cliff Klaban; Charles Kuralt...pretty eerie, eh???
     
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  7. SoBad

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    It won't be easy to cover up this erasure now.
     
  8. Mike Bulgakov

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    All knowledge of the cover-up must be forgotten.

    ..........
     
  9. Mike Bulgakov

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    It is not a good idea to take a leisurely swim in the Liffey. Also, if a criminal gang tells you, "You're going to sleep in the Liffey tonight!", it probably will not be a good night.
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    i agree - there is clearly no need to anticipate frivolous allegations of knowledge of a cover-up at this point, since the alleged erasure of the original cover-up operated to merely cover up a cover-up of something that obviously never needed covering up to begin with... i concur with your fresh-start approach here...
     
  11. ChuDat

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    I'M THE COOLEST PERSON ON THESE FORUMS. I'M SOOO COOOL THAT I USE All CAPS AND UNDERLINE EVERY WORD AND MAKE EVERY WORD BOLD IN ORDER TO GET YOUR ATTENTION AND YOU KNOW WHAT? YOU PROBABLY WILL READ THIS, WHICH MEANS I'M SUPER COOL AND IF YOU DON'T READ THIS YOU ARE A (TERRORIST!!!). SO IF YOU DON'T WANT TO BE A TERRORIST REPLY SAYING
    "THIS IS THE COOLEST POST EVER IN THE HISTORY OF POSTS AND THE PERSON WHO MADE THIS IS PROBABLY THE MOST COOLEST PERSON EVER.
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  12. Rock Strongo

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    If NSK was on speed and decided not to write about Nadal, that's what it would look like.
     
  13. stringertom

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    And now for something completely different...we bring you The Royal Society For Putting Things On Top Of Other Things!
     
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    I miss Sentinel too!

    And, I hope he's not been abducted by extraterrestrials. Or at least that they went easy on the probing! :)
     
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    Notice the two lower case "l"'s in the second line...if they had been "1"'s then it would be a dead giveaway the poster was truly the beloved (Bullz1lla)!
     
  16. ChuDat

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    is that a good thing?
     
  17. SoBad

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    The development of cover-ups designed to cover up prior sequence of cover-ups is the necessary measure in the nature of paperwork reduction effectuated by the paperwork reduction act.
     
  18. Rock Strongo

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    Useless fact: I just got an exciting e-mail from Head. In fact, it's so exciting that I'll post some pictures and stuff in a few days or a week!
     
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  19. Mike Bulgakov

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    Hanging onto the ledge of Elena Dementieva's nose...

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    I had a strange dream, probably inspired by a post I made in "Word Association" regarding a Hitchcock film. There was a casino in Reno overlooking an impossibly long and steep ski slope. It looked too dangerous and I left my seat by the window.

    I noticed a tennis shop inside a huge casino. While I was looking at very expensive racquets, Davydenko asked if I wanted to play a practice set.

    The court was on a bed of flat rock with huge cliffs on every side. I soon realized that the net was solid and I couldn't see the ball until it was too late, and there was danger that I would fall off the cliff.

    Davydenko hit a drop shot; the net was at an angle and shaped like a nose. I ran into the "net" and realized that it was a nose -- Elena Dementieva's nose. We were playing tennis on her face, and I couldn't decide if we were small, or if she was gigantic.

    I patted the nose, like I was comforting a horse by patting it on the neck. The court began to tilt and Davydenko fell off. I grabbed the bridge of Dementieva's nose to keep from falling off, and yelled, "Elena, wake up! Turn back the other way!" I woke up at this point.
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    ^^^Strange...a dream/nightmare involving Dementieva and not one mention of a double fault. Did Kolya survive the fall???
     
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    I would be careful about mixing up your nighttime reading - Nikolai Gogol and Talk Tennis just don't always mix well.
     
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    Sometimes due to a mixture of haste and clumsy fingering of my iPhone keyboard, when logging in I become "Syringertom"...ironic in that I have a strong phobia of needles...I nearly passed out when blood was drawn for my marriage license (bad omen, no?).
     
  23. Mike Bulgakov

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    Interestingly, I have recently read some Gogol.
    I was more concerned about hanging onto Dementieva's nose than Kolya's fate.
     
  24. Mike Bulgakov

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    They found a stash of Pro Tour 630 racquets and will be sending me a dozen? This is great news!
     
  25. Mike Bulgakov

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    Proper technique to water running

    By Joe Puleo and Dr. Patrick Milroy

    Water Running

    Most runners have been introduced to water Running as a rehabilitative tool for maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness after incurring an injury that precludes dryland Running. However, runners should not assume that aquatic training’s only benefit is injury rehabilitation. Running in water, specifically deep-water Running (DWR), is a great tool for preventing overuse injuries associated with a heavy volume of aerobic Running training. Also, because of the drag associated with Running in water, an element of resistance training is associated with water Running that does not exist in traditional Running-based training.
    http://www.humankinetics.com/excerpts/excerpts/proper-technique-to-water-running

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  26. Rock Strongo

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    How does one ask a girl out? I have her number (reluctantly given to me by one of her classmates who took note that I kind of flirted with her during one dinner service when they were waiting staff, but this was 3 weeks ago), but she doesn't have mine... Try to chat with her on Facebook or text her? Trying to find her in real life is out of the question because I'm off school these final 3 days. Should be noted that I'm quite shy and asocial which means that conversations might not last that long...
     
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    The Dead Souls cracks me up, but I have never read "The Nose" - have you? Something about his obsession with own nose just does not appeal to me, considering that he did not die well.
     
  28. SoBad

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    I think texting is better if you are able to remind her who you are. The only advantage of facebook is that she can recognize you from the picture. Why not talk about food, chefs, and customers - the two of you probably have observations to share.
     
  29. Mike Bulgakov

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    I read "The Nose" a pretty long time ago; "The Overcoat" is what I read recently.
    I agree with this.
    Just text her, and let her know that you enjoyed hanging out with her. Three weeks is a long time to wait. Remember that she might be shy as well. If she seems interested, ask if she wants to go out to dinner or see a movie, or think of something else that she might enjoy doing. Don't make a big deal about it and keep your sense of humour.
     
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    [size=+1]Hullu Poro[/size]


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  32. Mike Bulgakov

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    I still haven't decided how I feel about kimchi.
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    I have always enjoyed Mike's posts. Great sense of humor, but I still haven't decided how I feel about wondering why he feels he has to decide how he feels about the kimchee. This might take a while.

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    Truly useless information here in the spirit of this thread....not that anyone cares, but, I love the basic Korean food. Some bulgogi....peppers, garlic and onions. So good.
     
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  34. Rock Strongo

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    I'm not comfortable talking to people at all it seems. How hard can it be to carry a conversation?
     
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    ^Just email them. Then text them to set up the meet-up.
    Then keep things short. Do lots of listening. Then when you part company, send them a friendly text.
    Then email them again to set up the next 'conversation'.
    Then cancel via text. But leave the door open for the next actual conversation.

    Oh, and I just wanted to say that people cannot even spell or pronounce 'conversation' let alone conduct one these days. I overheard a teenager fumble with the concept while confidently describing an encounter with a female classmate...and the word, 'conversating' tumbled out of his mouth.

    So, I think you are just fine in the grand scheme of things, Rock Strongo.
     
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    Kimchi consumption is a highly personal, complex, and sensitive matter. Snorting kimchi is great for clearing up the sinuses, but perhaps this is of little interest to those accustomed to carrying cayenne pepper in their pocket.

    You never snub a 100ml glass (or two) of vodka, especially before an important conversation in a cold country. It brings out your inner beauty - the eloquence and intelligence that complement the physical attributes.
     
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    I am here,you can pour your heart out to me.:twisted:
     
  38. Rock Strongo

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    Nah Tush, I'm fine;)

    It's just that our conversation ended after the answer to "how are you?". I'm just not comfortable at all with being social as I can't figure out what to say next.
     
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    I am thinking about unscrewing the legs of my sofa. I want to bring the sofa into harmony with the floor.
     
  40. Rock Strongo

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    Deleting until something useless to you comes along.
     
  41. Mike Bulgakov

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    Why not raise the floor?
     
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    Despite wandering Copenhagen streets at all hours in deep contemplation on the subject, I am still unsure how I feel about all the pølsevogn vendors.
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  43. Mike Bulgakov

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    Police And Free Coffee: A Constant In This World

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    I just discovered a new lazy man's flatbread pizza...was hungry late last night after delivery hours so old Mr. Hubbard went to the cupboard not so bare:

    A handful of Triscuits
    A can of Hunt's Diced Tomatos (Sweet Onion)
    A cup or so of Sargento Shreaded Italian Six-Cheese

    Spread the Triscuits on a microwaveable plate
    Cover with the tomatos and cheese
    Nuke until the cheese melts

    easy as 1..2..3!

    Yum Yum! Enjoy!
     
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    That's another way of sitting down
     
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    I'm at a nightclub without a liquor licence, which means that it's as useless as a nude knight.
     
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    I hereby abdicate the crown as King of Dumb...a woman on Jeopardy has succeeded me. She had amassed $17,200 prior to Final Jeopardy...exactly double her closest competitor. Thus, she was guaranteed that money with a $0 wager on the final. What did she do? She bet $5,000, missed it and lost to the double-down wager and correct answer of her opponent. God Save The New Queen Of Dumb!
     
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    Nice rack, your Majesty!

    (.)(.)
     
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    Ray Manzarek did not like Oliver Stone's portrayal of the Doors in his film about the band. Manzarek hoped to direct his own film about the band.
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