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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Amos 16 Jun 09 - 03:08 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 03:08 PM

Oh, sir, you do me great disservice; it was not for my own sake that I transferred my silly ditty to another thread, but for the greater glory of Mom. Surely even you can see that plainly. For to see it as you have insinuated, you would have to believe that some great acclaim would accrue to me as a person by the readers of said anthology, which is in truth merely a thread upon the 'Cat and no greate Booke at all.
And such a precept therefore falls to dust before the merest inspection, and without such a premise on which to predicate your implication, it has no merit, and must yield to the more reasonable Case.



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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 03:29 PM

I would refute your words, Goode Sire, save that I must prepare for a meeting of the bibliotecal Trustees this post meridian. Hence I will forebear the retorts and arguments which crowd my keyboard aimply remind you commune hoc ignorantiae vitium est: quae nescias, nequicquam esse profiteri.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 03:51 PM

Oh, Pshaw, your pretentious eloquence is void and nul, free of merit, and absent all bearing on the question. That the ignorant among our species will reject knowledge or learning is an easy assertion, but nothing to do with my small sins, sirrah. You are a braggart and a granfalloon.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 03:55 PM

For it is wisely and widely said, in discussions such as this, "Nemo surdior est quam is qui non audiet." There, sir, is a pontification well related to the present situation.



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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 04:43 PM

Prospice tibi--ut Gallia, tu quoque in tres partes dividareis.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 05:05 PM

"your pretentious eloquence is void and nul, free of merit, and absent all bearing on the question"

Oh! Marvelous! By God, I can find many useful occasions in the future for using those very words, I just know it. Only I'll change "void and nul" to "null and void". I can hardly wait. But whom shall I inflict them upon? Bill D? Lonesome E.J.? Spaw? Stilly River Sage? Guest from Sanity? Bearded Bruce? Amos himself???

I'll have to think carefully about it. Such choice words should be hoarded like the finest wine and saved for the perfect moment.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 05:29 PM

Use it on Shame. HE was null and void long ago.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 08:27 PM

One thing I admire about Rapaire is the steady tranquility with which he greets my small efforts at randomizing his days for him.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 10:35 PM

MY ambition is to make everyone's day a little more surreal.

As for randomization, you seem to forget that I work in a public library.

This afternoon, for instance, the Board of Trustees agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding with the local United Way to transfer a Winnebago from a UW agency to the Library for use as a bookmobile, PROVIDED that the City Council agrees. This would transfer the title from the UW Agency to the Friends of the Library after the Friends give the UW Agency $5,000, who would immediately transfer the title to the Library as an agency of the City, EXCEPT that the UW Agency would act in a very advisory capacity for the usable life of the unit UNLESS the arrangement was terminated by mutual agreement before then.

I've only been working on this since December, right after we got the dinosaur.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 16 Jun 09 - 11:51 PM

What else can be said this evening, but

29764


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 09:04 AM

It's a 29765 morning.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 12:46 PM

A man can dream, a man can think, and sometimes deeply feel.
A man can scheme and curse and drink, and lose his even keel.
Oh, a man can chase after many a goal,
He can strive for wealth like a real asshole,
Or spend life watching the waters roll,
Where the oceans meet the fields.
But the test of a man who is truly a man
Is to do everything that a real man can
To weaken the grip of reality's brand,
And throw off the cold realistic hand,
And make lesser thinkers' minds rock and reel,
Turning red to mauve and white to teal,
Leaving systems of thought all in dishabile,
As he makes things more surreal, my lads,
Makes things more surreal.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 01:30 PM

I am now pursuing the woeful travails of Silas Marner. THe dense romantacism and super-floral style of these writers certainly smacks of a slower and dreamier world, whether real or not.

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 01:35 PM

165/200, 2X, standing, 2 hands, 50 feet, .22 High Standard "The Victor", Aguila Golden Eagle Match Ammunition.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 01:47 PM

On the other hand, the trend so clearly set by Hemingway toward super-dense, unembellished prose can obviously be carried so far as to completely undermine intelligibility. Acknowledgements to Ye Mon of Bookes for so eruditely making the case.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 01:54 PM

And I sit here in my office listening to a flamenco guitarist playing outside the door....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 01:58 PM

Now that sounds great! How are your library acoustics as a music venue?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 02:03 PM

Lousy in the new part, fine here in the old.

By the way, he studied with Montoya, Segovia, and John Lennon(!).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 02:13 PM

Wow! Studying with Montoya, Segovia, and John Lennon is no mean feat! Especially for a flamingo!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 02:19 PM

Is THIS the guy?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 02:21 PM

His name is Robert Johnson. Plays a GOOD flamenco guitar -- we're going to put him on the TV show tomorrow and see about getting him on the Library's radio show as well.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 02:57 PM

He certainly has the best CV he could have!!

Send us a recording, then!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 03:41 PM

A Brief Walk with Mom DOwn Memory Lane.



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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 04:16 PM

Of course it's an unqualified opinion. It was then and it is now.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 04:55 PM

Your aim of sur-reality is being handsomely fulfilled, Rapaire.

IS there any referent to your post about something being an unqualified opinion? Or is it just a bit of free-floating fugue on your part?



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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 06:53 PM

I want Big Bird Viagara
Oh, Big Bird Viagara,
Big Bird Viagara,
Fast as light and strong as hell.

Gimme Big Bird Viagara!
Big Bird Viagara!
Big Bird VIagara!
To make my ostrich well.

Swell, swell, swell!
Make my ostrich well.

Them idle-handed no-good slackers
Settin' off them firecrackers,
Blew my emu's self-esteem,
Sixteen ways to hell.
So I want Big Bird VIagara
Big Bird Viagara
Gimme Big Bird Viagara,
To make my Ostrich well.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 07:34 PM

My, you are rife with tangential rockets today!! Lovely bit of doggerel or birderel. I see you've been reading the thread on rapid erection equipment.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 08:36 PM

Yeah, look what it did to Henry Fonda! He got so drunk on it one night that he ran off and shacked up with the chambermaid for the night. Of course, he was aghast when he woke up the next morning and hastily beat a retreat, covered with embarassment. He never acknowledged the girl, even though it later turned out she was pregnant as a result of the liaison.

She gave birth to a boy, but gave up on trying to get Henry to take responsibility, settling for some payoff or other to forget about it, and she moved up to a small coastal town in Oregon and raised the lad --whonm she had named Hargrove, after her own father--as a single mom for years. Finally when he was about nine, he asked his mother where he had come from, and she had to face the big question of how much to tell him.

She looked at him sadly and said,




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"Absinthe made thee, Hargrove Fonda."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 08:55 PM

My lover came to see me;
I served him my very best!
Cappucino and a Scottish scone
Most elegantly pressed

He kissed me before eating
And in a manly show
He shoved that whole scone down his hatch
The whole thing in one go.

The crumbs they flew like fireflies
All across my kitchen floor
His shirtfront with them was covered up
Sure half a pound, or more!

He held me hard when parting
It made my heart to throb
I could scarcely to speak to tell him he
Was a true, God-awful slob.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 10:11 PM

I left my parents' homestead
"Succeed!" they did often me tell.
And little did I think I would shame them
By the cruel fate, that then me befell.

I wandered from city to sity,
Endeavouring my talents to sell,
But my efforts did fail, and at the end of my trail,
I'm only a poor ne'er-do-well.

I'm only a poor ne'er-do-well.
I'm only a poor ne'er-do-well.
At the end of the line, I look 'round me and find,
I'm only a poor ne'er-do-well.

So I wandered to far distant regions,
I hoped to leave shame far behind,
'Neath the Idaho stars, in the cheapest of bars
With worry my poor face is lined.

I cannot reach Upper CLass Heaven,
Not even Middle Class Hell,
I'm afraid in my time, I will turn next to crime,
As a nefarious ne'er-do-well

A nefarious ne'er-do-well!
A nefarious ne'er-do-well!
I have fallen so low, to my fate I must go,
As a nefarious ne'er-do-well!

So come, all you lads from the city
And may your endeavours be blessed,
Take a lesson from me,
No ne'er-do-well be!
Go become a nefarious success!

Become a nefarious success!
Become a nefarious success!
Take a lesson from me,
No ne'er-do-well be!
Go become a nefarious success!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 17 Jun 09 - 10:32 PM

Has MOM set some kind of record yet? Has anyone inquired? (If so, what happens then?)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 12:12 AM

Um...Rapaire...it is not advisable to revert to your plagiarizing ways, old son. Give signatures where you may and credit where it is due, I allus sez.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 09:14 AM

I did 'em, Amos. Would I do else? And if you think so, you still gotta prove it. And my wife's a LAWYER who taught me all sorts of law stuff about untellectual properties and things. So I just say to you, "Ipso ex post facto, de minimis non regit lex", which was clearly established in U.S. v. Burr, Ariz. Terr. v. Wyatt Earp, et al., Crown v. Louis Riel, and of course, Falwell v. Flynt. And this can all be ultimately decided, as so many cases in the Old West have been, by the precedents set in such cases John Henry Holliday, et al. v. Clanton Family, et al., City of Northfield, Minn. v. Frank and Jesse James, et al., City of Coffeyville, Kans. v. Gratt Dalton, et al., and many others.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 11:50 AM

Hay, Little Hawk, Shatner got himself (or his middle digit of his right hand) pixilated on Conan. Gasp!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 11:51 AM

Hay Hey. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 01:14 PM

You braggardly snake-in-the-grass; do you think I do not recognize my own style? For fie, for foo, you trifle with me in a most unbecoming way. Tell your wife your suits are all full of holes.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 01:28 PM

Far past the unsheathed range of night,
Beyond the plane where mortal beings stress,
Struggling to master lesser rights
And fearing greater wrongs to e'er confess,
Beyond the realm where human turmoil reigns
And cruel force reduces all to nil,
There is a sphere, free from contriving pain,
Where all is whim, and light, and Will.

In these high ranges darkness yields to light,
And high creative spirit bans duress;
Here is the answer to the mortal night,
Immortal font of all true, pure, B.S.
None here does suffer from confusion's strains
Nor stumbles, crushed in flesh and will;
Here doth every soul their right regain,
And in creative honor shine both bright and still.

These are the powerful sources of our Mother's hand,
Which do inform her every smile and turn;
Then, stranger, follow, to a better land,
Where bright B.S. doth every honor earn,
And proud BS' torches burn, and burn.

Antony Anstyly
Where Dwells The Not
Murk and Maunder, pubs.
New London, 2001


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 02:00 PM

The Icons of Mudcat are brave souls and bold,
And folks to whom fear is a stranger,
They don't flinch at trolls, or at snidety cold,
Nor at anger or spam, or at danger.

It is not for the words that these honorable birds
Continue to say things that matter!
They are not just yakkers, but thinkers, not slackers,
But hard working friends of Mudcatters.

They are strong, but serene -- not just talking machines!
Beware how you choose to malign them!
For the good that they seek's not the words that they speak!
'T is the noble ideas, sir, behind 'em.

B.S. Jelliott
Poet Laureate of the Lesser Vowels


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 02:02 PM

I had a friend, upon a time, and a mighty friend was he.
His tongue went loop-de-loop-de-loop, and his blade went "Snicker! Snee!".
His fingers typed words of delight
Dancing like light gone mad,
But he disappeared quite late, one night,
And the story turned out bad.

It seems his door was knocked upon,
When most folks were in bed,
By two large gents in wrinkled suits
And large, and wrinkled, heads.
They said he had been singled out,
That someone Big was pissed,
Berated him as a useless lout,
And a goddamned plagiarist.

They listed tomes and poems and works
He'd borrowed for a while,
And touted up and frilled out
In inimitable style.
The said he'd never paid a dime
To those whose works he'd borrow,
And all of this was coming back,
To visit him with sorrow.

They told him he was going away,
Into the darkling deeps
Where bad men worry through the day,
And fret too much to sleep.
Where hard men break, and life is hard,
And you scramble for what you get,
And there's no such thing as e-mail,
OR a high-speed Internet.

My friend, he blanched, he paled, he flinched,
He knew that he'd done wrong,
He knew that even then his screen
Held a half-baked stolen song.
He realized then -- too late, too late --
He should have listened, way back when,
To his dear Mom; too late, too late,
He was heard from ne'er again.

And so I come to this Cafe,
To write, and to forget,
But something still recalls to me
This friend I think on yet.
I never learned if he had ever
re-crossed that chilling schism
That split him from the world he loved,
On account of plagiarism.

So good folks all, pray heed this call,
Think of this man, cast doon,
And make your good works all your own,
From your own hand, alone.
Steal not the works of other men,
Or lines of other poets;
For if you do, they'll come for you,
And everyone will know it.

Seamus Sanmerci O'Toole
Lilting the Right -- Poems from the Lexington Express
Dublin Upp Press, New York, 1937
All rights reserved except for Bearded Bruce


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 04:23 PM

Those without wit to create or plagarize
Will often turn to anthologize.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 05:15 PM

Amos, it isn't your overloaded prose and your flamboyant verbal pomposity that trouble me...in fact, I find them entertaining on a slow day. Neither am I offended when you veer into pretentious and interminable soliloquies masquerading as humorous "art".

No, what troubles me is the bottomless spew of vague generalizations and unanchored negative nabobbery, the clouds of flimsy propositions without coherent referents, the categorical defamations without relevant detail, and the other forms of scurrilous semantic bandaloggery that make you so hard to understand. My impression is that bringing about understanding is really not very high among your priorities which seem more weighted in favor of obdurate rightousness and histrionic venting.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 05:21 PM

Oh, Little Hawk, I am so sorry I was not making myself clear.

1. Rapaire has a long history of posting other people's work and not indicating whose it was, leaving the less acute to surmise he was generating it himself.

2. Of late he (for reasons I cannot imagine) dug up three such original works from pasts posts I had written, and in a fit of the most imitative flattery, posted them here over his own name without reference.   When I called him on it, he asserted most brazenly that he had done the owrks in question.

3. I saw fit, therefore, to chastise him by reposting my own piece on the Fate of the Plagiarizer, to remind him of his sins, plus one or two other things.

Now, what about that is unclear, unspecific, or inexact in your fevered view?


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 05:46 PM

Well, Amos, I feel that your implication that Rapaire's frequent use of plagiarism is a willful behavior rather than a born and immutable condition beyond his conscious control is the keystone of your ignorance. From false premises all things--including bizarre tangential zig-zags--are possible.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 06:15 PM

ON THE BLOODY CONTRARY!!!

I never asserted authorship, not once.

What I posted came from a program on my computer at home which generates random words in a random order, similar to the hypothetical monkeys typing the works of Shakespeare.

And because I post what the program spewed forth I am castigated!

Woe is me! When I return home I shall uninstall that fickle, feckless program.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 07:18 PM

I have such a program here as well, Rapaire. It is set to match the keyboard efforts of a room full of drunken monkeys and spew out vast amounts of what equates, basically, to verbal diarrhea (?), devoid of useful content, yet impressive in its sheer volume...

The odd thing is, though, it keeps coming up with stuff that reproduces almost word for word things that Amos has posted at one time or another on this forum. Strange, isn't it?   ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 07:38 PM

Most unusual. Obviously I have single-handedly proven able to do what a hundred monkeys could not.

Rapaire, give o'er--don't make me go track down chapter and verse of my posts, word for word identical to the ones about which you explicitly wrote, "I did 'em, Amos. Would I do else? And if you think so, you still gotta prove it...".

There are, for example, only two posts in the Forum containing the expression "ostrich wel". One is you rplagiarized one, and the other is my 2007 original:

0.8169 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Jun 17 2009 6:53PM -   Rapaire
0.8169 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Mar 5 2007 12:34PM -   Amos

Similarly, there are three posts which mention a "poor ne'er-do-well": my original, the posting of my original to the anthologizing thread, and your plagiarized copy:

0.8351 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Jun 17 2009 10:11PM -   Rapaire
0.8351 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: Poetry about Mudcat - Apr 4 2007 11:39AM -   Amos
0.8351 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Mar 22 2007 11:04AM -   Amos


Now there are SEVEN posts in which the phrase "Absinthe made thee" appears. The first six are my own tiresome repetition of the tale, one of which is exactly copied in your single use of it:

0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Jun 17 2009 8:36PM -   Rapaire
0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Feb 18 2009 5:27PM -   Amos
0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Jan 3 2009 10:20PM -   Amos
0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Mar 17 2008 11:44AM -   Amos
0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Sep 7 2007 10:44PM -   Amos
0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads - Mar 28 2006 5:46PM -   Amos
0.7742 - Thread - Message - RE: BS: New Sayings - Mar 29 2001 11:09PM -   Amos


Any questions?


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 09:55 PM

This is good, Rapaire. Amos is now getting so engrossed in tracking down your plagiarising of him and exposing it that he won't have time to get anything useful done. ;-) He may even crack under the strain. He may get too distracted to notice the tunnel we're digging under his foundations....or the truck that's bringing in the plastic explosives.

Meanwhile this thread rapidly approaches the awesome benchmark of 30,000 posts!

Do I hear the faint sounds of elephantine yet suave footsteps approaching from Hollywood? Does the name "William Shatner" come to mind? It does. Truly, we live in momentous times!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 10:17 PM

Where elephantine steps go, elephant shit follows.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 10:31 PM

Oh what a tangled web we weave
When first we practice to deceive.

Rapaire


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 11:50 PM

But when we've practiced for a while
How vastly we improve out style.
                --Dorothy Parker, I think.


WE HAVE A BOOKMOBILE!!!

The City Council approved the MOU that will permit us to accept a 31 foot Winnebago (with wheelchair lift) from the United Way.

Mom, I've had a 12+ hour work day. I'm going to bed now. Nighty-night.


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