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Old 11-22-2010, 05:46 PM   #2481
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Old 11-22-2010, 06:48 PM   #2482
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How does one prove that all odd integers are prime?

Economist: "What is the utility of that knowledge? Who cares! Let's talk about something more interesting, like the prime rate..."

Trial Lawyer: "3 is prime. 5 is prime. 7 is prime. From this preponderance of evidence, we must conclude that all odd numbers are prime."

Physicist: "3 is prime. 5 is prime. 7 is prime. 9 is .... oops, an experimental error. 11 is prime. 13 is prime..."
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Old 12-03-2010, 09:53 PM   #2484
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A swordmanship club was having a public demonstration.

The 3rd ranking swordman took the stage first. At the end of a drum roll, he nodded to a stage assistant, who released a housefly. The swordman quickly drew his blade. "Whoosh". The house fly fell down to the ground, neatly bisected. The crowd broke into a loud applause.

The 2nd ranking swordman took the stage next. At the end of the drum roll, when another housefly was released, he drew his sword. "Whoosh... Whoosh". As quickly as his sword was drawn, it was returned to its sheath before the spectators even realized what happened.

The 2nd fly dropped to the ground, dissected into 4 pieces!

The crowd went wild. After a long applause and a standing ovation, the MC had to remind the audience to quiet down, in preparation for the appearance by the champion who had yet to perform.

When our champion took the stage, it was so quiet even a watcher in the back row could hear the buzz of the fly as it was released... "Whoosh".

The 3rd fly...

...flew away!

After a second or two of silent atonishment, the crowd broke into jeers and catcalls. After a minute or two of that brouhaha, the MC had to quiet down the crowd in order to invite the champion to the microphone to explain himself.

"What happened?", the MC asked.

Our champion, still smiling and exuding self-confidence, replied:

"The fly still lives as you can see, yes."

"But if you capture it for examination, you will see that it can never become a father."
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Five important qualities in a woman:
1. It's important to have a woman, who helps at home, who cooks from time to time, cleans up and has a job.
2. It's important to have a woman, who can make you laugh.
3. It's important to have a woman, who you can trust and who doesn't lie to you.
4. It's important to have a woman, who is good in bed and who likes to be with you.
5. It's very, very important that these four women do not know each other.
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EXPLANATION: A paraprosdokian (from Greek "παρα-"), is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax.

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Dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train people to stand on the very edge of the pool and throw them fish.

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Old 12-05-2010, 08:22 AM   #2489
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Testing by quoting the bad post.
And again, I (apparently) have no control over the sizing of this image -- i.e., No "Yellow Bar" to be found anywhere.
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And again, I (apparently) have no control over the sizing of this image -- i.e., No "Yellow Bar" to be found anywhere.
The bug seems to be in stringing small pictures together across the page. It worked well when I composed the reply, forcing the pictures into a vertical stack. But then it repeated the earlier error when I finalized the post. Very irritating.
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Old 12-05-2010, 05:31 PM   #2491
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A 77-year-old man goes for a physical. All of his tests come back with normal results. The doctor says, "Bob, everything looks great. How are you doing mentally and emotionally? Are you at peace with yourself and with God?"
Bob replies, "God and I are tight. He knows I have poor eyesight, so he's fixed it so when I get up in the middle of the night to take a pee, poof, the light goes on. When I'm done, poof, the light goes off."
"Wow, that's incredible," the doctor says.

A little later in the day, the doctor calls Bobs wife. "Ginger," he says, "Bob is doing fine but I had to call you because I'm in awe of his relationship with God. Is it true that when Bob gets up during the night to pee, and, poof, the light goes on in the bathroom, and when he's done, poof, the light goes off?"
"OH HELL!" Ginger exclaims, "He's peeing in the refrigerator again!"
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The bug seems to be in stringing small pictures together across the page. It worked well when I composed the reply, forcing the pictures into a vertical stack. But then it repeated the earlier error when I finalized the post. Very irritating.
I went in and did a moderator edit to stack the photos in both the original post and in kcowan's quote of it--I think that worked?
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A long married couple came upon a wishing well. The wife leaned over made a wish and threw in a penny. The husband decided to make a wish too. But he leaned over too much, fell into the well, and drowned. The wife was stunned for a moment but then smiled. IT REALLY WORKS
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(I hope nobody finds this objectionable; if so, moderator please edit.)

So, this Japanese guy goes into a bank with a 10,000 Yen bill to change. The rather bored-looking teller pushes $90 back at him without saying a word.

Two days later, the Japanese guy is back, with another 10,000 Yen bill. He gets the same teller, who pushes $85 back at him, again without saying a word.

"Hey", says the Japanese guy, "How come I got $90 the other day and only $85 today"?

The teller sighs, chews his gum a bit, and drawls, "Fluctuations".

"Yeah, right", says the Japanese guy, "Fluck you Americans too!".
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The bug seems to be in stringing small pictures together across the page. It worked well when I composed the reply, forcing the pictures into a vertical stack. But then it repeated the earlier error when I finalized the post. Very irritating.
FWIW my browser is now displaying it properly. I did everything they suggested and restarted the browser with no effect but today it is working correctly!
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Old 12-06-2010, 10:59 AM   #2496
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Is anyone else mystified at the way some of those "Report software quirks here" posts have appeared in this thread instead?
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Is anyone else mystified at the way some of those "Report software quirks here" posts have appeared in this thread instead?
Yeah it seems to be ground zero for where the bug showed up. But now its gone. And so am I...
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I was talking with an Irishman named Paddy about going on holidays. He told me that next time he goes on holidays he will do something different. I said "What do you mean by different?"


He replied "Well, three years ago I went to Tahiti and Molly got pregnant. Two years ago I went to Vanuatu and blow me down, Molly got pregnant again! Last year I went to New Zealand and you'd never guess... yes, Molly once again got pregnant!"

I said "Well, what are you going to do that's different?"

Paddy said "This time I'm going to take Molly with me!!
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