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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Little Hawk 27 Jul 09 - 12:20 PM
Acme 27 Jul 09 - 11:55 AM
Amos 27 Jul 09 - 11:22 AM
Rapparee 27 Jul 09 - 11:03 AM
Rapparee 27 Jul 09 - 11:03 AM
Amos 27 Jul 09 - 10:58 AM
Acme 27 Jul 09 - 01:33 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 26 Jul 09 - 11:07 PM
Rapparee 26 Jul 09 - 11:05 PM
Amos 26 Jul 09 - 10:27 PM
Rapparee 26 Jul 09 - 10:22 PM
Little Hawk 26 Jul 09 - 09:44 PM
Amos 26 Jul 09 - 09:12 PM
Rapparee 26 Jul 09 - 07:14 PM
Little Hawk 26 Jul 09 - 06:48 PM
Janie 26 Jul 09 - 06:45 PM
Rapparee 26 Jul 09 - 05:38 PM
Rapparee 26 Jul 09 - 03:00 PM
Amos 26 Jul 09 - 02:47 PM
Little Hawk 26 Jul 09 - 02:41 PM
Amos 26 Jul 09 - 02:24 PM
Little Hawk 26 Jul 09 - 02:03 PM
Amos 26 Jul 09 - 01:36 PM
Rapparee 26 Jul 09 - 01:23 PM
Acme 26 Jul 09 - 12:11 PM
Amos 26 Jul 09 - 11:45 AM
Rapparee 25 Jul 09 - 11:39 PM
Amos 25 Jul 09 - 10:23 PM
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Rapparee 25 Jul 09 - 08:22 PM
Acme 25 Jul 09 - 07:44 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 25 Jul 09 - 07:11 PM
Rapparee 25 Jul 09 - 05:20 PM
Little Hawk 25 Jul 09 - 02:43 PM
Amos 25 Jul 09 - 02:16 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 25 Jul 09 - 02:15 PM
Rapparee 25 Jul 09 - 02:06 PM
Amos 25 Jul 09 - 11:42 AM
Acme 25 Jul 09 - 11:40 AM
Rapparee 24 Jul 09 - 01:28 AM
Amos 24 Jul 09 - 12:09 AM
Rapparee 23 Jul 09 - 07:33 PM
Amos 23 Jul 09 - 03:17 PM
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Amos 23 Jul 09 - 12:49 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 12:20 PM

I have received the Zimbabwean $1,000. Thank you, Amos.

With it I have made a down payment on a paper clip at the local Staples outlet. They don't normally sell just one paper clip at a time, but I'm an old and faithful customer there so they have agreed to make an exception.

I am hoping that you will cast further aspersions on my character, Amos, hurl further insults at me, make further snide remarks at my expense, and so on...and then I can make further demands for apologies or payments of $1,000 Zimbabwean dollars each time it happens.

You're too proud to apologize, and I know that, so you'll send me the money.

If we go through this exercise about 50 more times...that paper clip will me mine!   Hee! Hee! Hee! (giggling maniacally...)

Do your worst.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 11:55 AM

Oops. Not meaning to cast aspersions. Not a Mudcatter at all.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 11:22 AM

Foils are of two kinds, for lessons and for assaults. The first should be used by beginners, as from their flexibility accidents are less likely to occur, and as the stiffness of the latter would be apt to give to the hand a rigidity injurious to light and ready movement.

The foil for lessons is a flat blade, about 31 inches long, (measuring from shoulder to point,) and should, when bent, curve at least three-fourths of its length from the button. A blade that begins to bend at the middle is badly made, there being too much metal in the feeble, (18); it is consequently not balanced, and would be weighty in the hand. A good blade is strong at the shoulder, and tapers gradually from it to the point.

As the stiffness of the foil for assaults is objectionable in lessons, so the flexibility of the flat blade or foil for lessons renders it unfit for as­saults. The foil for assaults is a square blade, about 32 inches long, tapering from shoulder to point, and should, when bent, curve its whole length, A certain degree of stiffness and temper is requisite: if too soft, it will be rendered more so in the process of mounting, and would become altogether useless in two or three assaults; if too hard, it is apt to be brittle, and accidents may happen. A brittle blade, however, that pleases in other respects, may be reduced to a proper temper by heat­ing it a little, and allowing it to cool gradually. Practice will soon enable one to distinguish a well made and balanced blade.

In purchasing a blade, first measure the length, then pass the eye along each of the four sides to detect flaws, if any, then placing the point on the ground, bear the hand down a little and gradually, observing the curve. Be careful not to lower the hand too much and suddenly, as the strain will be thrown upon the feeble, and the blade may break.

The gripe should be about four and seven-tenths inches long, and its section a rectangle, (because if rounded it would be liable to turn in the hand,) and of uniform thickness from end to end. A gripe, whose section is rectangular, is easily held with­out unnecessary compression of the fingers, and allows them free play. The thickness will depend somewhat upon the size of the hand; it is ordinarily two and six-tenths inches in perimeter. It should fill the hand without injuring the grasp.


FENCING WITH THE SMALL SWORD, ARRANGED FOR INSTRUCTION IN SQUADS OR CLASSES,

BY

BREVET MAJOR H. C. WAYNE,
U.S. ARMY,
LATE DIRECTOR OF THE SWORD EXERCISE
IN THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT.
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE WAR DEPARTMENT.
WASHINGTON:PRINTED BY GIDEON AND CO., 1849.


Alas, poor Brevet Major Wayne; his lateness finally caught up with him, and he could not riposte.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 11:03 AM

Or Bee-Dubya, but he's so ooooooooooooooooooooold...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 11:03 AM

Well, I don't even own (or rent or borrow) a kayak so it weren't me either.

That leaves only MM or LH.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 10:58 AM

And just in case any possibility of blind association arises in anyone's peevish little mind, I never carry my phone in my kayak. So it warn't moi.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 27 Jul 09 - 01:33 AM

Sex in a kayak with a partner, in any context, sounds next to impossible. But I know of a man who managed phone sex in a kayak. Does that count as a partner? (I think this is enough--telling the actual story I heard might dampen the pleasure your fervid imaginations have generated in just wondering what the real story was.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 11:07 PM

Hi Mom! I won't be around for a while. Gotta go see if people in Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan still have a little money with which to buy pottery.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 11:05 PM

Being wounded in sixte in no way prevents me from working in quartre, prime, seconde, cinque, tierce or even septime -- which is why Mother MOAB named me to that post. She knows.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 10:27 PM

Quite alright, Little Hawk; your defense is weak, but your earnest sincerity cannot be overlooked. Consider the money sent. Rapaire, since you do not have an extra shoulder do you think you should risk the one that remains you by pushing in to others' affairs so energetically and tactlessly? You aren't Joe the Plumber, you know.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 10:22 PM

By the authority vested in me as Supreme, Unquestionable and Infallible Arbitrator by Our Mother MOAB, I hereby declare that Amos owes and must as soon as possible pay to Little Hawk the sum of one thousand (1,000) Zimbabwean dollars, based upon the exchange rate between the Canadian and Zimbabwean dollar on Monday, July 27, 2009, as posted by the Bank of England at 0900 Greenwich Mean Time.

Next time be more specific....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 09:44 PM

What a silly man you are, Amos! What I was suggesting is that it would be quite difficult to have sex with another person WHILE paddling through the waves in a kayak. But you knew that. You're just being bloody obstinate. Pretending to be stupider than you are.

I find this insulting. I am offended. I demand that you issue a groveling apology forthwith. Or else send money. ;-) I think $1,000 would be sufficient to smooth my ruffled feelings.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 09:12 PM

I have lived an adequately dangerous life, underwater and on it in various combinations. I have dug hard-rock tunnels and steered through some vicious squalls and storms, and crawled the bottom under heavy surf-zones and done a few other interesting capers. But I have come to an age where I prefer to balance the risk against the pleasure, and i take no delight in having sex with boats, preferring to leave that to someone of a more zany ilk such as yon Hawkster.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 07:14 PM

No, personally I've spent far too much time trying to avoid strangers who would perforate my body. After one jump I decided to never leave a perfectly good airplane without utter necessity. Motorcycles are fine if you need such. And there have been far, far too many times when youth and inexperience outshouted the still, small voice of wisdom muttering, "Look, shit-for-brains, this could get you hurt or worse."

I don't ride roller coasters, spit in the wind, or tug on Superman's cape. I have enough adrenaline stored up to last until Judgement Day (which I have decided to skip anyway).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 06:48 PM

Sounds just like the kind of thing Chongo would say, Rapaire. Yes, it's those white knuckle moments when the adrenalin is pumping that make it all worthwhile, eh?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Janie
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 06:45 PM

Provided one is limber, all things are possible in a Folbot double kayak. An outrigger is helpful, but not absolutely necessary;^)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 05:38 PM

the panache of the experience, don't you know, but not to the risk

So you'd rather watch videos of parachuting, paraskiing, hang gliding, rock climbing, practical vulcanology and such-like things than participate in them? But you'll have never lived, man! You'll never have experienced the rush of adrenaline that comes when you realize that your main chute has failed to develop, or when your legs are pinned beneath a rock fall as you explore a previously unmapped cave, or sense the fullness of life as Dawn finds you amidst the fog-shrouded trees with the seconds to your right and left as you and your adversary sight down the barrels of your pistols, or when you're fifty fathoms down with your hand trapped in a giant clam and you air running out!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 03:00 PM

No, I think salute-sized cannons (10 gauge) would be enough. Most kayakers aren't...a ram! Like the Reeks and the Groanins used at battles like Salamies and the Rubycon. Paddle over like you were friendly and WHAM!, right in the ol' hull. Or come up fast from astern along one of the sides and cut off one of the ends of their paddle(s).

Yeah....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 02:47 PM

No--it is one of th emany bright ideas you have offered which I have chosen to decline out of respect for my sanity.

I have been known to drink black coffee and smoke small cigars in a kayak. It adds to the panache of the experience, don't you know, but not to the risk.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 02:41 PM

I agree. Have you tried it, then?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 02:24 PM

Anyone who would try to have sex with a kayak is seriously weird, man, that's all.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 02:03 PM

True. And they're almost no good at all for having sex (with a partner, I mean) while on the water.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 01:36 PM

Kayaks can be a tad tricky for doing anything from--they are primarily for settin' in and riding on water. If you start plucking trash from creekside you might want something with a bit more lateral stability. And the swivels are completely extraneous; remember Rapaire is still on Vicodin...


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 01:23 PM

Yes, I think a kayak, mounting perhaps six guns -- swivels would probably be sufficient....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 12:11 PM

At the bulky waste drop-off yesterday I saw a large yellow fibreglass paddleboat. If I could have fit it in the pickup I'd have brought it home. Perfect for the pond in my creek. Not so seaworthy, but sufficient for plucking trash from the brushy banks.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Jul 09 - 11:45 AM

I'm back, Mom--a perfect entry, and ap erfect exit in a fast roller. The sea was not high as I feared, but it wa slively with strong, low swells. I could not stay on my toes, being seated, but I did have to stay alert. Nevertheless it was a lovely small cruise.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 11:39 PM

I'd join you, sir, save for distance and my shoulder.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 10:23 PM

Wel;l, I have been loading up the kayak for another incredible inimitabler sunrise adventure -- I am slightly concerned about the recent reports of record breaking surf, due to heavy weathe rout in Tahiti somewhere. But we will push through, our duty plain before us.

SATURDAY: FAIR-GOOD
SURF: 4-6 ft. - shoulder high to 1 ft. overhead and fair-good conditions.        
SUNDAY: FAIR-GOOD
SURF: 3-4 ft. + - waist to shoulder high and fair-good conditions.        
Solid SSW swell continues; shape still mainly walled; drifty for the openly exposed beach-breaks         Fading SSW swell with a minor NW swell mixing in; slightly less walled for beach-breaks and biggest early


ANd that's the way it is here at he boundary of the mighty Pacific, fellow folkies.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 10:08 PM

One would have thought that THAT much water would have cooled the rhetoric by now. Especially with that one sprinkler head that's broken. A couple of the guys got hit kind of low and hard by that jet of water. But there's Rap, singing along. I wonder--maybe his pain meds muted that hit. (I didn't mean to do it, but it was funny to watch them suddenly jump and run!)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 10:06 PM

So this is presented as an autobiographical defense of your spelling errors? Huh.

And who, with such disgrace full seen,
Then becomes the true spalpeen?
Manners course, and features feo,
Usted él es quién se ve como el pendejo.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 08:22 PM

Sure, and I'll post in the language of the Oppressor the words from the great Brian Merriman:

Everyone knows you were born in a ditch
Your ugly ancestors can't boast of their blood
They're aimless louts, sprung from the mud.
Everyone knows your father's a creep
Without friends or fame, common and cheap
A grey old yo-yo with no erudition
Without cup or bowl, racked with malnutrition,
Not a stitch his back, no coat on his body
A súgán for a belt, his footwear shoddy.
Believe me, people, if he was sold at the fair
Of all of his debts he couldn't take care
By the saints who are holy, 'twould make the news
If he then could afford a bottle of booze.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 07:44 PM

It's hot in the yard, MOM, and the boys have just a touch of sunstroke. They'll get over it as soon as I turn on the sprinkler. No, no, don't say a thing. We'll let this be our surprise for them . . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 07:11 PM

I can understand part of that!
      
Gan focal le maíomh ag do shinsear gránna

That translates to "Go fuck your mamma, and also your granny!" doesn't it?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 05:20 PM

Ye filthy spalpeen! Callin' the language of Cu and the Fiann and Pearse and Miles the Slasher and Maeve and Patrick Grainna and Columba and Rory O'More "foreign" brands ye as sassenach and a heathen without sense of either history or poetry!

Olcas na síolrach daoine ó dtángais,        
Gan focal le maíomh ag do shinsear gránna        
Ach lopaigh gan bhrí, lucht míre is mála.
Is aithnid dúinne an snamhaire is athair duit,        
Gan chara gan chlú gan chúl gan airgead,        
Ina leibide liath gan chiall gan mhúineadh,        
Gan mheadar gan mhias gan bhia gan anlann,        
Gan faic ar a dhroim is a chabhail gan chóta,        
Ach gad ar a choim is a bhonn gan bhróga.
Creidigí, a dhaoine, dá ndíoltaí ar aonach        
Eisean is a bhuíon tar éis íoc gach éileamh,        
Dar colainn na naoimh ba dícheall mór dó        
Pota maith dí lena fhuíollach d'fhuascailt.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 02:43 PM

While you're at it, you might consider amending a long list of other unfeeling and insensitive remarks you have made as well in the last 10 years or so, particularly those directed toward my friend Chongo. I'll PM you a list shortly. ;-) Be prepared for a very loooooooong download time when you click on it.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 02:16 PM

Oh, sir, a thousand apologies!! I must amend my unfeeling remarks at once, and beg you to accept the corrected version:

stubborn, autocratic, arbitrary and whimsical typographical idiosyncrasy flimsdily disguised as a foreign language.

Better?

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 02:15 PM

I propose that we cheer good Raparee along in his recoveree be adding pointless and superfluous "EE"s to our names. Until further notice, I shall be known as Bee-dubya-elleree.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 02:06 PM

You are, as I have said several times before, facing the stubborn, autocratic, arbitrary and whimsical typographical idiosyncrasy of one of the standard dictionaries of the Irish language. I might also have used "Tory" "Highwayman" or, if it had not already be registered, "Raparree."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 11:42 AM

The Cat has returned, it couldn't stay away. Howsomeever, the literate and charming amputeeoperee known as Raparee is still adamant in his refusal to use his proper name, and insists on using Rapayre, spelled similarly to "repair" which is what he hopes happened to his arm.

But you can bet he won't write any perfumed thank-you notes or leave any voice-mails saying "Hey, Doc!! Thanks for reepareeing my arm!!" It just don't stand to reason.

Lacking such rationale it is clear in the matter of his name we are facing stubborn, autocratic, arbitrary and whimsical typographical idiosyncrasy.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 25 Jul 09 - 11:40 AM

I hope your head cleared while MOM and all of the rest of Mudcat was away most of yesterday.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Jul 09 - 01:28 AM

Amos still cannot comprehend that the name is pronounced "rap-a-ree" and not "rap-air". But he has been so nice, so charming, so wonderful, that I will, for him, change it.

I'll change it to "Orange Month" and he won't rhyme it with anything in English.

I am awake at this ungodly late hour (usually I have long ago said my prayers and trundled off to bed like a good boy) because my shoulder hurts. In spite of T-4 and hydrocodone. I'm also hungry.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 24 Jul 09 - 12:09 AM

The Ballad of Rotoar Cuffe


Oh, lack and a day, for Bold Rapaire,
For he has gotten older,
And now the years have left a tear
Upon his older shoulder.

And he has to the surgeon gone,
And asked of doctors many,
And all have offered him their knives
In promise of many a penny.

And nay, he cried and no, he swears,
I bid you still your urging,
For I will be both old and weak
Before I come to a surgeon.

ANd he has fenced and he has danced
And typed him much and vainly oh,
Until the day when the piper called
And his shoulder was most painly, oh.

Then Bold Rapaire to the surgeon goes
Pray heal me of this hurting, oh!
I ye shall heal but ye shall feel
My blade both sharp and certain oh!!

And the surgeon looks over his shoulder
To see who was to pass there, oh!
ANd he cried high, and he cried low,
Now turn on him the gas there oh!

And Rapaire he has fallen still
And into deadly sleep, oh!
And into his arm went the surgeon blade
And he cut him wide and deep, oh!

Then he did sew him back again
And When he came to feeling, oh,
Said "Now I give you back your arm,
With herbs and pills for healing, oh!

And you shall rest in a feather bed
With pillows of great sizes,
And under your arm and around your head
Shall be placed these strange devices.

And you shall cry and you shall faint
And curse these strange devices
ANd every day ere the cock doth sleep
You shall do these exercises!

Go out from here, now bold Rapaire
You'll heal as well as any, oh!
And never again to the doctor come
To argue over a penny, oh!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 07:33 PM

People in black robes...black candles on skulls...the horror...the horror...black draperies...the screams from the other rooms...the blood on the floor....

Actually, I have a CD and photos if anyone is interested. The doc said it wasn't the worst he'd ever seen, but it was right up there in the running.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 03:17 PM

He's probably in Paul Revere mode about now--dreaming about replacement body parts and hollering "Two arms!! Two arms!!"

Thank you, at least, for waking up, old son. It was the least you could do.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 12:50 PM

Look! He's awake, and typing.

What do you remember, Rapaire? Anything?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 12:49 PM

By god, he TYPED!!   Well done, Manne of Bookes!!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 12:48 PM

By now our Good Bookmeister is home cussing and hurting, I suspect. Every impulse to pick up something has to be constrained and rechanneled to the other arm, and turning over in bed hurts like hell. Not only that but he is about to start a physical therapy regime which is a pure-dee caterwauling, razor-clawed Missouri-bred pain in the ass.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 12:26 PM

Yeah, and mine too.

The last thing I heard was "This is the most painful surgery we do" and a log, evil laugh.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 10:22 AM

Use this as your bookmark's HTML;

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=59418&messages=30429&page=1&desc=yes&RequestTimeout=500

and you won't get the failed timeouts. But something has changed in the server responsiveness over the last week or so.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 23 Jul 09 - 09:54 AM

Good morning, Mom! Boy, you sure are getting hard to wake up! I had to knock on your door five times!


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