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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky Blue View Post
    Same group, same garbage, different day. You're in here digging because it's an itch you just can't scratch. The itch that says: "he's right."
    And yet another 'polite and responsible' post from SB
    "Reason and facts are sacrificed to opinion and myth. Demonstrable falsehoods are circulated and recycled as fact. Narrow minded opinion refuses to be subjected to thought and analysis. Too many now subject events to a prefabricated set of interpretations, usually provided by a biased media source. The myth is more comfortable than the often difficult search for truth."







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    Well, at least I learned what a 'merkin' is; not a total waste of time.
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    for nature cannot be fooled."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Norman Bernstein View Post
    And yet another 'polite and responsible' post from SB
    It is. There are no personal insults in there. I think you should be embarrassed for your signaling, Norman, but that's up to you. Somehow I don't see you doing this shtick anywhere but here. If that changes, do let us know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky Blue View Post
    Same group, same garbage, different day. You're in here digging because it's an itch you just can't scratch. The itch that says: "he's right."

    heh
    Which he? Want to exchange Eckhart Tolle proverbs in a pleasant environment or shall we struggle to be the winner in a game none can ever master? There is some commentary from Master Yoda that could probably fit in here, or be fitting on the other thread where we discuss getting into each others' heads.
    One of the most enduring qualities of an old wooden boat is the smell it imparts to your clothing.

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    well, you can't say SB isn't confident in his posting.



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    This is boring.

    We all know Sky's an entitled, dim minded masturbatory troll. He admitted it a couple of nights ago, and doesn't care.

    I could tear apart your 'arguments' so easily Sky, it'd be like kicking a sick dog, and frankly I just can't be bothered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    Well, at least I learned what a 'merkin' is; not a total waste of time.
    Me too.
    I'm hoping to be able to drop it into my daily conversation.
    Stuff like, My merkin is itchy, I guess we're going to get rain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    This is boring.

    We all know Sky's an entitled, dim minded masturbatory troll. He admitted it a couple of nights ago, and doesn't care.

    I could tear apart your 'arguments' so easily Sky, it'd be like kicking a sick dog, and frankly I just can't be bothered.

    "We?" You're just a dude with a keyboard, just like everyone else here.


    You've got nothing but insults. Once again, it's the same old bunch, coming around with the same old garbage. Norman is signaling to that same bunch. End of story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    I think SB's merkin is too tight.
    wannabe tenor.
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    Jeezum, Mr. Blue, who slipped itching powder into your merkin this morning?
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    for nature cannot be fooled."

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    Sky, I agree with lupussonic so that makes it plural.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomF View Post
    wannabe tenor.
    Basso. I hear a basso.
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    But hardly profundo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lew Barrett View Post
    Sky, I agree with lupussonic so that makes it plural.
    You don't really, Lew. I don't imagine that you know either of us. There's no basis for any kind of "agreement." You too, are just another dude with a keyboard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmd View Post
    But hardly profundo.
    Now now... .
    If I use the word "God," I sure don't mean an old man in the sky who just loves the occasional goat sacrifice. - Anne Lamott

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    I think that I am being ignored. Maybe I should be hurt... nah.
    Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.

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    Had to look that one up. The things I 'don't know' - they've written books on it!

    Also indicative that I need to get out more.
    There's a lot of things they didn't tell me when I signed on with this outfit....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomF View Post
    Now now... .
    Now... later... makes no difference. The false flag she flew when she first arrived on these shores was hardly indicative of profundo. Unless you mean profoundly dishonest. And the Sophistry she's employed almost exclusively until recently neither. Unless you mean profoundly deceptive. And the more latterly full-throated descent into dingbattery? No profundo. No gravitas. Unless you mean profoundly disturbed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky Blue View Post
    I don't imagine that you know either of us. There's no basis for any kind of "agreement."
    Actually, we're married, and he's your boss.

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    The sad thing is that Ol' Blooie will go away from this thinking that he won.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmd View Post
    The sad thing is that Ol' Blooie will go away from this thinking that he won.
    And the even sadder thing is the possibility that it could matter to him. Poor, benighted SB has nothing to say, so he repeats the same couple of mantras over and over again in thread after thread. Maybe write a couple of macros and it could all be done with a single keyboard action........
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    Quote Originally Posted by George Jung View Post
    Had to look that one up. The things I 'don't know' - they've written books on it!

    Also indicative that I need to get out more.
    Shakespeare had something to say about them I think.

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    Anyone who doesn't realize the danger we are facing is an idiot.



    Entirely appropriate.
    The best statement I've seen from this latest carnage came from a student who lived through it -

    "My generation will not allow this to continue!"

    Remember voting age is 18. Read it and weep reds.

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    the only thing i'm in danger of is death by hyperbole.

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    Then knock it off.

    LMAO
    The best statement I've seen from this latest carnage came from a student who lived through it -

    "My generation will not allow this to continue!"

    Remember voting age is 18. Read it and weep reds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky Blue View Post
    You don't really, Lew. I don't imagine that you know either of us. There's no basis for any kind of "agreement." You too, are just another dude with a keyboard.
    I'll decide who I agree with for myself, Sky, but I'm ready to meet you anytime with or without keyboards. I propose a dual! Caulking irons at dawn?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lew Barrett View Post
    I'll decide who I agree with for myself, Sky, but I'm ready to meet you anytime with or without keyboards. I propose a dual! Caulking irons at dawn?
    A dual? Do you mean a duet? What are you both going to play?

    On the other hand a duel . . .



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    I love you guys

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    Enjoy a good rum on the rocks at sunset.

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    "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
    for nature cannot be fooled."

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    Quote Originally Posted by downthecreek View Post
    And the even sadder thing is the possibility that it could matter to him. Poor, benighted SB has nothing to say, so he repeats the same couple of mantras over and over again in thread after thread. Maybe write a couple of macros and it could all be done with a single keyboard action........
    Should we explain that the bolded word above does not mean that he's been knighted? Wouldn't want the poor dear to be confused.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ishmael View Post
    For some time now I've been meaning to cut one of the really good spruce trees that are in my woodlot and make a flag pole. Ya know, it hasn't been a priority, but maybe this spring.

    On it I plan to raise three flags. At the top, the stars and stripes, below that the flag of the State of Maine, and at the bottom the Gadsen flag. Remember that? "DON'T TREAD ON ME."

    Ordered understanding is important. Flags are but an emblem of deep allegiance: country, state, individual.

    What would you run up your flagpole? I may, on further consideration and being an egoist like most here, put the Gadsen flag at the top.
    There are people who fly the union flag or the flag of St George around here and in other parts of England.
    I do wonder why they must. Surely their memory is not so bad that they need reminding of were they live?
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    When in Canada it was a frequent source of bemusement to see the courtesy flag being flown upside down. Merkins!
    One of the most enduring qualities of an old wooden boat is the smell it imparts to your clothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    Excellent, a new word, and a very good one!! I never knew that! And who in the world would want a wig for down there?

    Good God, you can actually buy them from Amazon!

    Here you go
    The Oxford Companion to the Body dates the origin of the pubic wig to the 1450s. According to the publication, women would shave their pubic hair for personal hygiene and to combat pubic lice. They would then don a merkin. Also, prostitutes would wear a merkin to cover up signs of disease, such as syphilis.[1][2]
    It has also been suggested that when male actors played female parts onstage, they would cover their genitals with a merkin so they could pose as women in nude scenes.[3]
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    Me too.
    I'm hoping to be able to drop it into my daily conversation.
    Stuff like, My merkin is itchy, I guess we're going to get rain.
    Nah, you couple it with words like democracy, freedom, and exceptionalism.
    As in Merkin exceptionalism is a result of Merkin Freedoms guaranteed by Merkin's democracy.
    Bush the Younger used it a lot.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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