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Old 12-11-2008, 12:03 AM   #1
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I was searching for something a bit earlier and got to reading some old threads. I think I know why this board gets huge traffic, while may others that cover the same topics get little.

Many posters are hilarious, and good humored too. The ball just flies around from one to another, and no one wants to mess up the game. It is really kind of amazing, since that is not how things usually settle out.

Good work guys!

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This forum can be very entertaining at times. The one-liners some members post are the best as they usually come from thread hijacking.

For instance; right now, my nose is stopped up, I feel fluffy from a slight fever and my eyesight is blurry. I couldn't smell bacon if my life depended on it! ....
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Whaaaa! Whaaaa!

I miss my webtv.

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heh heh heh - Back from UPS she called to tell grand daughter packages are coming - it's snowing in New Orleans.
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One more thing - we haven't had a rousing discussion of dryer sheets, concave vs convex bonds, kurtoskewness, and or a few things I don't remember in ages.

Mortgages, bacon, pancakes on head and walking barefoot on gravel uphill both ways - yes.

But I'm sure there things that must be inventoried for posterity.

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Hey, snowed in Houston last night also, gotta love that global warming!
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We got a light dusting of some sort of frozen white powder-like substance Tuesday night. Not sure what it was but it disappeared a couple of hours after the sun came up. Weird.
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alternatively, is said popularity shown in number of passive "views" nothing but morbid curiosity arising out of early retirement's mystery & inherent worrisomeness? and is the high rate of active participation shown in "replies" indicative of insecurities manefesting itself as proselytism which we pass off as socializing?
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alternatively, is said popularity shown in number of passive "views" nothing but morbid curiosity arrising out of early retirement's mystery & inherent worrisomeness? and is the high rate of active participation shown in "replies" indicative of insecurities manefesting itself as proselytism which we pass off as socializing?
Not to mention frequent visits to online dictionary sites to try to decipher what the heck some people are saying...
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We got a light dusting of some sort of frozen white powder-like substance Tuesday night. Not sure what it was but it disappeared a couple of hours after the sun came up. Weird.
Frozen fire ant poopie?
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UncleMick, there is snow all over the place. I just scraped 2+ inches off my windshield, and the ground and trees are white. It really came down hard this morning, and New Orleans looked like a Christmas card.

I want to go out and see it, play in it, photograph it! But we haven't been excused from work.

It is supposed to get warmer this afternoon, and melt it off the streets at least. But then, yesterday it was in the 50's and it wasn't supposed to snow at all today, so who's gonna believe that prediction? Not me. From nola.com:


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I was searching for something a bit earlier and got to reading some old threads. I think I know why this board gets huge traffic, while may others that cover the same topics get little.

Many posters are hilarious, and good humored too. The ball just flies around from one to another, and no one wants to mess up the game. It is really kind of amazing, since that is not how things usually settle out.

Good work guys!

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You are never going to get that curmudgeon certificate with talk like this!
That's Dr. Jekyll speaking. Mr. Hyde is the one working on Ha's certificate application.
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alternatively, is said popularity shown in number of passive "views" nothing but morbid curiosity arising out of early retirement's mystery & inherent worrisomeness? and is the high rate of active participation shown in "replies" indicative of insecurities manefesting itself as proselytism which we pass off as socializing?
You HAD to go all antidisestablishmentarianism on us didn't you...... Of course, my favorite is:

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You HAD to go all antidisestablishmentarianism on us didn't you...... Of course, my favorite is:

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis -
And then there's "floccinaucinihilipilification," which I can even use correctly in a sentence:

"Today's market action continues the floccinaucinihilipilification of my retirement portfolio."
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Well FDude, I did recognize the word "volcano" in your lengthy word.......otherwise, I've got nothin'.
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You HAD to go all antidisestablishmentarianism on us didn't you
oh, i'm pretty sure you know me better than to think i'd champion state churches. quite the contrary, i am for separation of church and state, more popularly known as antiantidisestablishmentarianism or the secret order of the antisquared.

besides, your sentence should read --tarianist on us, not --tarianism on us. so there!

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Well FDude, I did recognize the word "volcano" in your lengthy word.......otherwise, I've got nothin'.
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis was never recognized as a real word. ironically, it was concocted by a puzzler, yet it won't fit a scrabble board.
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