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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Amos 28 Feb 07 - 09:27 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 28 Feb 07 - 09:27 AM

A wrinkled old aubergine?

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Feb 07 - 09:22 AM

We're having the basement bathroom kinda re-done and you'll never GUESS what we found (besides old soap scum)!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 28 Feb 07 - 02:31 AM

Aubergine, aubergine,
FInest fruit I've ever seen,
Allah knows, there's nothin' mean
About an aubergine....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 11:44 PM

It would be far simpler to forget about finding words that rhyme with "oink" and have your pig go "grunt" instead. There are a fair number of rhymes for "grunt". Better yet, forget the pig and write about a cow. There are hundreds of words that rhyme with "moo".


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 07:44 PM

Maybe Miss Doink should relocate to Cern, also. Possibly a Large Hardon Collider is exactly what she needs for what ails her.



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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 07:42 PM

Nor are the mysteries of feminine unpredictability the only thing being laid bare by science this week. Observe!


STRING THEORY EXPLAINS RHIC JET SUPPRESSION. String theory argues
that all matter is composed of string-like shreds in a
10-dimensional hyperspace assembled in various forms. It has won
acclaim from many who appreciate the theory‚s elegant mathematics
and ambition to unite quantum mechanics and general relativity, and
skepticism from others who cite the theory‚s lack of a practical
track record. String theory, the doubters say, makes no testable
predictions.

But this isn‚t exactly true. Indeed, the theory has not yet been
experimentally vindicated in the realm of quantum gravity, but has
been put into play in the realm of high-energy ion collisions, the
kind carried out at Brookhaven‚s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
(RHIC). A few years ago string practitioners attempted to establish
a relationship between the 10-dimensional string world and the
4-dimensional (3 spatial dimensions plus time) world in which we
observe interactions among quark-filled particles like protons (for
background, see Physics Today, May 2005).

This duality between
string theory and the theory of the strong nuclear force, quantum
chromodynamics (QCD), was recently used to interpret puzzling early
results from RHIC, namely the suppression of energetic quark jets
that should have emerged from the fireball formed when two heavy
nuclei (such as gold) collide head on. The thinking was that
perhaps the plasma of quarks and gluons (quarks bursting free from
their customary proton and meson groupings) wasn‚t a gas of weakly
interacting particles (as was originally thought) but a gas of
strongly interacting particles, so strong that any energetic quarks
that might have escaped the fireball (initiating a secondary
avalanche, or jet, or quarks) would quickly be slowed and stripped
of energy on its way through the tumultuous quark-gluon plasma (QGP)
environment.

Two new papers by Hong Liu and Krishna Rajagopal of (MIT) and Urs
Wiedemann (CERN) address this problem. The first paper calculates a
specific quark-suppression parameter (namely, how much the quarks,
each attached to a string dangling "downward" into a fifth
dimension, are pushed around as they traverse the quark-gluon
plasma) that agrees closely with the experimentally observed value.
Rajagopal (krishna@ctp.mit.edu, 617-253-6202) says that in the
second paper, the same authors make a specific testable prediction
using string theory that bears not just on missing jets of energetic
light quarks (up, down, and strange quarks), but on the melting or
dissociation temperatures of bound states of heavy quarks
(charm-anticharm or bottom-antibottom pairs) moving through the
quark-gluon plasma with sufficiently high velocity, as will be
produced in future experiments at RHIC and the Large Hadron Collider
(LHC) under construction at CERN.


I CAN'T WAIT!!



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 07:32 PM

Aha!! I knew it!!!!!

SPONTANEOUS SYMMETRY BREAKING IN WOMENS‚ GENES. A spontaneous
aggregation of proteins randomly determines which of the two X
chromosomes in a woman's cell will remain active, and which one will
stay silenced, according to a new physical model. In all placental
mammals, the females of the species have two versions of the X
chromosomes while males have just one X, plus a Y chromosome. To
avoid overexpression of X-chromosome genes, female cells must
virtually shut down one of their X's. X chromosomes are able to
wrap themselves up in a goo of RNA -- produced by one of their
genes, called XIST -- inhibiting the expression of all of their
genes. But until recently, it was not known how a female's cells
know that they have two X's, how they choose which one to shut down,
or how they keep exactly one active. Experiments in mice -- the
results presumably apply to other mammals -- have shown that during
early development, each embryo cell has a 50-50 chance of shutting
down one X or the other. Recently it has been proposed that an X
remains active when certain proteins aggregate at a specific spot on
the chromosome, shutting down its "suicide gene" XIST. But it
remained unclear why proteins floating in the nucleus would
aggregate around one of the chromosome, but not around the other --
an example of what physicists call spontaneous symmetry breaking.
Now an upcoming paper in Physical Review Letters describes a
statistical-mechanics model for the proteins' aggregation that would
explain this phenomenon. The model relies on a key discovery
published last year, namely that in females the two X chromosomes
line up next to each other right at the time when one of them is due
to be silenced. For a critical value of the protein's binding
energies, the authors show, there is a high probability that exactly
one aggregate will form in the vicinity of the two chromosomes. The
aggregate will quickly bind to one of the X's, shutting down its
XIST gene and thus preventing the chromosome from silencing itself.
The model also explains how cells would "count" their X's. In males,
the protein complex would only have one chromosome to bind to, so it
would save the single X from self-silencing. On non-sexual
chromosomes, a similar mechanism could also determine which of two
versions of certain genes is expressed and which one is silenced.
(Nicodemi and Prisco, to appear in Physical Review Letters; contact
Mario Nicodemi University of Naples "Federico II,
"Mario.Nicodemi@na.infn.it. Also see: Na Xu et al., Science, 24
February 2006, Bacher et al., Nature Cell Biology, March 2006, and
Donohoe et al., Molecular Cell, January 12, 2007.)

I just knew it!!!!

A virgin named young Rita Doink
Felt it past time she learned how to boink
So she sought out a male
Her mound to impale
But it slobbered and lolled, and said "Oink!!"

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 07:30 PM

Have a cold beer instead. Far more sensible...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 05:52 PM

Someone hand me a paper fan, please. I'm having conversational hot flashbacks this afternoon. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Donuel
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 05:36 PM

Aubergine Uber Jeans - made in Germany with denim and kevlar.

toughest jeans ever made.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 05:20 PM

The diminutive of Francis is Froink. So Rita could be related to Froink Doink.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 05:12 PM

We need more words in English that rhyme with the word "oink". Generations of poets have yearned to write passionately about pigs, but have found their efforts frustrated, because the English language does not provide any other legitimate words that rhyme with "oink".

The word "boink" comes up now and then as a sound effect in comic magazines, but that is not enough. "Boink" is not really a legitimate word that you can find in Webster's and it is not terribly useful in most dramatic contexts. No great speech, like the Gettysburg Address or the Sermon on the Mount, for example exists in which the word "boink" appears.

I recently got an email from someone in Europe who told me that I had won a million Euros. Her name was Rita Doink. I was very surprised, both by my good fortune in winning all those Euros, and by the fact that the surname "Doink" exists! My efforts to secure the million Euros have so far resulted in nothing, likewise my efforts to personally speak to Rita or other members of the Doink family. Could it be that "Rita Doink" is an alias? I certainly hope not! If Doink is a legitimate surname then it could open up further possibilities for rhyming with "oink", and that would be excellent.

Does anyone else here want to join with me in petitioning Oxford, Cambridge, and Eaton to officially induct several new worlds into the English language that rhyme with "oink"? I'm thinking maybe...

squoink
groink
calloink
maladroink
and passamodoquoink.

For a start anyway...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 04:53 PM

I told you that I always told the truth. All the Truth that's fit and then some -- that's my motto.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 03:42 PM

Oh, and I takre back everything mean I have ever said about Rapaire, for two reasons. One is that now I can start fresh!! The other is for leading me to such a fine and bluidy tale.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 12:18 PM

Here's the whole story, a brutal one indeed.

Odd how them white boys got off, too. And the amount of gold was rumoured to be up to $55000 by 1890 standards, and that makes them freezers awful valuable fer old Amanas.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 11:58 AM

For example, Chea Yow's body -- shot, beheaded, and its hands cut off -- was found at the place where Lower Granite dam now crosses the Snake.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 11:57 AM

Nope, nope, nope. This tale is Strange, but it's not fiction strange. This is Truth and therefore stranger than fiction.

And if you doubt me, you can check out the facts I've given easily enough.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 10:20 AM

Anyone else see The Honey Pot? Based on Ben Jonson's Valpone.

Where is the oldest cemetery in town?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 09:54 AM

I think they hid the Gold in plain sight, and the secret just got forgotten about over the years, and Rapaire just stumbled across it.

It's hard to go through a detective book of a certain era without the gold having been melted down, copper plated and turned into those old heavy pans that you don't use any more, the sash window weights being the family silver.

Of course, this is easier in places where the written history goes back more than two centuries, but you've got to work with what you have....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 09:27 AM

Now he's toying wid us. I tell ya, he's bluffing. It's a nice bluff, though!!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 09:26 AM

I'll bet the big secret is *none* of the treasure is in the buried freezers! Who would have thunk?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 09:24 AM

Now I must digress a bit and bring the second thread, like the tributary of a mighty river, into your view.

It was 1887 and Chea Yow and other Chinese were working poor claims on the Snake River bars in Hell's Canyon -- the claims that paid only $5 or so a day, claims the White Men didn't want. They'd been brought over by the Sam Yup and after they'd made enough money they'd be heading back to China.

Earlier the Nez Perce had been ordered onto a Reservation. The timetable was too short for the Nez Perce to gather all of their cattle and horses, so many were left to run free. These were gathered by groups of roughs locally called "cowboys" and taken from the Oregon side to the Idaho side and sold to undiscriminating buyers.

A group of these "cowboys" apparently decided that it would be easier to rob the Chinese than to run horses and cattle. To make a long story short, "cowboys" including Frank Vaughan, Bruce Evans, Homer La Rue, Robert McMillan, Carl Hughes and H. Maynard shot and very brutally killed at least 23 Chinese and stole about USD 55,000 in gold flour and dust. We know this from a deathbed confession Robert McMillan made to his father in 1891 and other evidence came from the trials at which the defendants were found not guilty.

Many of those involved were eventually tracked down, but Homer LaRue and Frank Vaughan more or less vanished from history. A bottle containing USD 700.00 in gold dust was later found at the site of one of the Chinese camps, but otherwise the bulk of the gold vanished too.

Only it didn't. Homer LaRue and Vaughan took the hidden gold and made their way towards the Land of the Yankee Fork, where gold was being found. On the way, LaRue shot Vaughan in the back of the head and turned his path southeastwards, toward Pocatello Junction. Now wanted for the murder of Vaughan, he changed his name when he got to Pocatello (as the town was now known) and became known as one of the local bad men. He seemed to always have some money, but he wasn't connected with either the "Chinese Massacre" or the murder of Vaughan. For many years he lived in Pocatello, a bully and a drunk.

He fathered a daughter by one of the denizens of the "Walled City," as the Red Light District was known, and he doted on her. Eventually, he sent her East to school and she returned a very beautiful and accomplished young woman and took a position teaching at the Idaho Academy (now Idaho State University).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Feb 07 - 12:33 AM

Hell, he ain't telling jack. I betcha he don't even KNOW the story. It's jes' bluff and wind, is all. I betcha...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 10:05 PM

Well, if they ain't dead they're probably in jail. What's the worse thing that can happen if something incriminating gets revealed? A couple more years added to their sentences? Big deal! Tell th' story, dammit!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 10:01 PM

Hell, just tell me where X marks the spot. I won't tell no-one...


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 09:46 PM

I dunno, Amos. Even though Mom told me to Tell All, I'm still not sure. I don't want to be called a bald-faced liar and a truth-stretcher. Especially since Prominent Names And Families are involved and some of the folks ain't dead yet.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 04:32 PM

Well, I didn't see where you revealed the exact location (or more likely, subsequent disposition) of said gold, amigo.

But I will say that the notion you buried them freezers in order to hide a cache of 19th century loot is very appealing, and preferable to the belief you were using 'em to store body parts in. So I'll trade in the one for t'other. Iffen I can get the final chapter on the gold.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 12:32 PM

I've told you before, the truth is so unbelievable that I wouldn't reveal it at all except Mom told me to.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 12:20 PM

I think your house's previous owners found the hiding spot and decided the disguise the hiding spot by putting a couple of freezers over the top of it. And when they got ready to leave and saw how much work it would be to move the chests, they said "Ah, fuck it--who needs a treasure in gold coins anyway?" and the moving van pulled out of the driveway and that's all they wrote. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 12:15 PM

Y'all are jumping to conclusions. The freezers are chest-type and date from the late 1960s.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 11:21 AM

I hate to Disagree, but the first effective freezers were patented in the 1840s, and would not have been that uncommon at the end of the 19th century.....

Now, if our hero came back into town in 1885, settled down, had a family, and had the son grow up into a teenager before his past caught up with him, we must be looking at 1900 or so.

I'm afraid we really have to be thinking of Idaho as totally beyond civilisation, a backwater of no note and irredeemable barbarity, to account for the lack of freezers in which to bury the gold. Either that, or Gluon has made a mess of the time-space condominium again.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 10:40 AM

Especially sinc ethey hadn't been invented yet whent he secret was written down...damn clever these Idaho's.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 10:32 AM

So that's it--the freezers are hiding the hiding place of the gold. Very clever.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Feb 07 - 10:14 AM

You might need one. You seem to enjoy that sort of resource. To me, the code is transparent. It's a question of authorship -- you see behind such a tale a roomful of chips, where I see but one.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 09:20 PM

You need a room full of chimps to break that code...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 08:58 PM

Well, you all know of Brockie Jack, Dave Updycke and the rest and how they pulled the Port Neuf stage robbery near here on July 26, 1865. You all know that the USD 86,000 in gold (now estimated to be worth about USD 1.6 million) has never been found. And of course you know that Dave Updycke was hanged by the Vigilantes, Willy Whitmore was shot down in Arizona, and another one, Miller, was hung over in Colorado by a Vigilante group there.

Brockie Jack got clean away. And he was the only one of the gang who was able to tell where the gold was hidden, because Updycke just kinda glared at the Vigilantes with contempt when they ask him.

(Henry Plummer wasn't involved in this, in case you were thinking that maybe the Plummer gang was involved. This was mostly because Henry had been hanged by the Vigilantes in Bannack, Montana in 1864.)

Anyway, what isn't well known is that Brockie Jack came BACK to Pocatello in 1883. He had a bit of gold, enough to live on, and never seemed to lack enough money for a place to live, some food, a touch of whiskey now and then, and most importantly, to marry a local woman by whom he had three kids -- two twin girls and a boy.

Brockie Jack used a different name, of course, and he's buried out in Mountainview Cemetery under that alias. He worked at the Farmers' and Miners' Bank as a cashier, and then bought up the Railroad Merchandise Emporium on First Street, next to Chubb's Drug Store.

Well, one day one of the Bad Men (they never found out who) apparently came into town on a UP train and recognized Brockie Jack. He promptly shot eleven holes in Brockie and promptly left town again. Dying, Brockie called for his son and in his dying moments told the teenager exactly where out on Big Southern Butte the gold from that long-ago holdup was hidden.

The son, however, was nothing like his father. He shunned whiskey, women and tobacco and finally Went East to attend a seminary. He came back to town as a Baptist Preacher, married, and had his own family. He was well respected, and was one of those who not only helped to found the public library here, but also the hospital. When he passed away there was much mourning.

He did, however, leave the directions to the treasure in the care of his wife. She hid it in a "secret drawer" in his desk, which was eventually donated by the family to the Bannock County Historical Society.

Time passed. The robbery wasn't forgotten and neither was the gold, but it passed from truth to legend. And then, during an open house at the Historical Society's Museum, the "secret drawer" in the desk was found and so were the directions to the gold.

They were encoded. Not just encoded, but encrypted. And it wasn't one of those "A=1, B=2" things either. This was a real tough nut to crack, and nobody seemed able to do it.

They tried letter frequency counts, for instance. Didn't work, although one of the results DID yield what seemed to be a fragment of a lost play by Moliere and another a pretty danged good biscuit recipe (used for years at the Bannock Hotel, until that old landmark was torn down).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 08:49 PM

Local Librarian Denies Storing Dead Bodies in Freezers

Insists Buried Freezers Are for Jello, Squid


Survey Shows 65% Think He Lies



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 04:00 PM

Coming Up Next!

The new serial from the MOAB Irregulars

Freezer Downs

A racy, chilling tale
In three acts.


I'm sure it will begin shortly. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 03:31 PM

That is a great theory, Amos! I think we should have Chongo go and investigate and see if it's true.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 02:13 PM

My explanation for your freezers, good sir, is as sound as your explanation for the etymological provenance of Downs.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 01:51 PM

If you would PM me your email address, I shall email you pictures of said freezers.

There is not a shred, tittle, jot, or dottle of truth in what either Amos OR Bee-Dubya-Ell says. The Truth is so bizarre, so outrageous, so unbelievable, that I have until now kept it to myself since I knew that no one would believe me.

However, I've spoken with Mom and she says that the time has come to Explain It All.

And so I will.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 01:21 PM

Her is the great God of typographical errors. She is honoured daily in my work...

This is why I've proofread the 7 large placards I 'voulnteered' to make several times.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 12:32 PM

Well, that's as may be, but I find your explanation out of character and pedestrian compared to my own, BW. I am sure the freezers are a component of a larger character issue.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 12:13 PM

Actually, the buried freezers are required to keep the lime Jello in in Rapire's basement Jello-wrestling pit at a comfortable temperature for the Humongous Squid.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 10:19 AM

Who is "her"?

Anyway, as you know, Rapaire is a man closely attuned to violent solutions and the implements thereof. So he keeps a couple of freezers buried in the back yard. They are sodded over -- as he often is himself -- and protected by random sprinklings of junk and rubble -- hmmm, the parallels are fascinating -- and because they are freezers, they defeat efforts by the police to find recently expired victims using infrared heat sensor devices. So when his violent side gets the better of him, and he cuts some housewife's throat with his epee or guts some insurance salesman by accident, thinking him to be an intruder because he rang the doorbell at 11 AM on Saturday, or he demonstrates his military arsenal to the neighbor in retribution for the neighbor's dog having messed up his calla lilies, why it's no worries. Into the freezer they go. If it gets full, well, the alarm has long since died down and he can grind 'em up for fertilizer at his leisure and make room for more.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 09:35 AM

Serious question. What is it with buried freezers. It's some reference I don't get, and it's definitely better to ask her than to look it up online....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 25 Feb 07 - 03:33 AM

BamBam isn't just the sound of you working out back then, is it?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Feb 07 - 10:47 PM

You can only see the buried freezers if you view the house with back-scatter x-rays so that you can see through the roof, the floor of the deck, and the junk I've piled over them so nobody gets locked inside. I'm slowly filling them up with various types of rubble. You know: Barney, Wilma....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 24 Feb 07 - 01:47 PM

That's what I said--it's odd that when I plug in my address the dot ends up beside my next door neighbor who DOES have a car in the driveway. Mine is beside him without a car. It's in the garage. I had to make the label before the photo came up.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 24 Feb 07 - 12:43 PM

It is odd to me that you have placed the label "No car n driveway" right next to a visual artifact that looks, somehow, exactly like a car in, um, a driveway! What a strange coincidence!

A


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