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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Acme 20 Jun 09 - 01:52 PM
GUEST,Janie 20 Jun 09 - 01:26 PM
GUEST 20 Jun 09 - 01:25 PM
Amos 20 Jun 09 - 12:52 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 20 Jun 09 - 12:18 PM
Amos 20 Jun 09 - 11:33 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 20 Jun 09 - 11:23 AM
Rapparee 20 Jun 09 - 10:44 AM
Riginslinger 20 Jun 09 - 08:50 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 20 Jun 09 - 08:12 AM
Amos 19 Jun 09 - 11:15 PM
Rapparee 19 Jun 09 - 10:43 PM
Amos 19 Jun 09 - 08:29 PM
Little Hawk 19 Jun 09 - 07:56 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 19 Jun 09 - 06:35 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 19 Jun 09 - 06:32 PM
Rapparee 19 Jun 09 - 06:00 PM
Amos 19 Jun 09 - 05:27 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 19 Jun 09 - 04:41 PM
Rapparee 19 Jun 09 - 04:29 PM
Little Hawk 19 Jun 09 - 04:25 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 19 Jun 09 - 04:02 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 01:52 PM

Sorry I've been away so long, MOM, but I see you had a couple of strangers wander up on the porch while I was away. I hope the dogs didn't lick them to death as they greeted them.

Moonglow came to town so we went out to spend a lot of money. I had spent about $100 for a push mower for her yard in her college town house (where the neighborhood assn. fines them if they don't keep the grass mowed). Then I found one for $10 at a garage sale, 20 years old and going strong. So I took the new one back. But the glasses, the eye exam, and the upgraded phone all add up. MOM, don't ever get a cell phone. Just sit on the porch and greet all passers-by. It's the best way.

Congratulations on your book truck, Rap. Will it have a motor, or are you simply pushing a book cart up and down the street with a few books on it?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Janie
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 01:26 PM

Oops. That would have been Your's Truly who posted above.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 01:25 PM

Or, Rig, you could do like me and just post what you want, without regard to what the sibs. are going on about.

I'm mean, that's how we always did it at the dinner table when I grew up.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 12:52 PM

An oily, bony pogy-fish! I'd rather sink my teeth into day-old Bratwurst, and that's saying something.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 12:18 PM

Actually, Rig, what this thread's about, in large part, is tossing out straight lines to see if anyone bites. It's just like fishing. Amos grabbed that "symptom" line like a King Mackerel glomming a live menhaden.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 11:33 AM

But fortunately, those are only symptoms. The real afflictions don't infect you. You, for example, could act, talk and think like a schizophrenic, but you wouldn't have schizophrenia. Good thing, or we could be shut down.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 11:23 AM

I feel your pain, Rig. I'll sometimes go for months without posting to this thread. It's something you almost have to do on a daily basis or disorientation sets in. If I go on a road trip for a few days, it's sometimes difficult to peruse what's been posted in the interim without developing symptoms of various physical and mental afflictions.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 10:44 AM

Well, you see, most people don't start at the beginning and read all of it. If you'd do that you'd understand completely and would immediately be able to post witty and pertinent comments. You would suddenly become young and good looking, once again able to turn somersaults on the front lawn in the fresh dewy dawn, to have stray dogs and cats and cops love you, to leap tall buildings, and to again do all of those things that you once could and now can't.

Come.

Join us.

Don't be afraid.

We come in peas.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Riginslinger
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 08:50 AM

is is a weird thread and hard to post on!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 08:12 AM

I wish I had a bookmobile!
It's better than a cooked pig squeal,
Beats hell out of a hook for eels,
And even a box of oatmeal.

If I just had a bookmobile
I'd be the biggest of big deals,
Not just some jerk, not just some heel.
I'd be the boss! I'd be the wheel!

But, oh, so sad it makes me feel!
My heartache's true! My pain is real!
My misery I can't conceal!
'Cause I don't have a bookmobile!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 11:15 PM

Well, moast three scoare is no spring chicken, ya know....even though the oroiginal Miller's Tale from which you and I helped ourselves dealt with a mere teenager.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 10:43 PM

Gee, that new wyf is sure gonna be a surprise to the olde one (who is older than I am).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 08:29 PM

In the same vain vein, for alles lange syne:

Whilom ther dwelt at Pocyatelleo
80        A riche gnof, that gestes heeld to bord,
And of his craft he was Booke-Keepere.
Yet wythal was he a faire scoler,
Hadde lerned art, but al his fantasye
Was turned for to lerne astrologye,
And koude a certeyn of conclusiouns,
To demen by interrogaciouns,
If that men asked hym in certain houres
Whan that men sholde have droghte or elles shoures,
Or if men asked hym what sholde bifalle
Of every thyng; I may nat rekene hem alle.

This Booke-Keepere hadde newe a wyf,
Which that he lovede moore than his lyf;
Of most three scoare yeer she was of age.
Jalous he was, and heeld hire narwe in cage,
For she was wylde at Hearte, and he was old,
And demed hymself, been lik a cokewold.
He knew nat Catoun, for his wit was rude,
That bad man sholde wedde his simylitude.
Men sholde wedden after hire estaat,
For youth and elde is often at debaat.
But sith that he was fallen in the snare,
Her moste endure, as oother folk, his care.




And so it is, and so it ever was.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 07:56 PM

It soundes jest laik mah ane faire life in thet songe, Rapaire. Sae bonny the braw melodys Ah've oft synge fer faire Winona neath the leafey bower! Och, aye!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 06:35 PM

WE HAVE A COOKED PIG SQUEAL!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 06:32 PM

WE HAVE A HOOK FOR EELS!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 06:00 PM

Thank you all for your congratulations. It really WAS a long, uphill climb and I'm GLAD THAT PART IS OVER!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 05:27 PM

AH Rapaire, what a wonderful composition, and so original and witty, so talented in the nuances of lost Tongues. Thank you SO much, and CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR BOOKMOBILE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




Ok?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 04:41 PM

WE HAVE A BOX OF OATMEAL!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 04:29 PM

This clerk was cleped hende Amos.


Of deerne love he koude and of solas;


And therto he was sleigh and ful privee,


And lyk a mayden meke for to see.


A chambre hadde he in that hostelrye


Allone, withouten any compaignye,


Ful fetisly ydight with herbes swoote;


And he hymself as sweete as is the roote


Of lycorys, or any cetewale.


His Almageste, and bookes grete and smale,


His astrelabie, longynge for his art,


His augrym stones layen faire apart,


On shelves couched at his beddes heed;


His presse ycovered with a faldyng reed


And al above ther lay a gay sautrie,


On which he made a-nyghtes melodie


So swetely that all the chambre rong;


And Angelus ad virginem he song;


And after that he song the Kynges Noote.


Ful often blessed was his myrie throte.


And thus this sweete clerk his tyme spente


After his freendes fyndyng and his rente.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 04:25 PM

When I think of your BOOKMOBILE, Rapaire, I am eaten up with envy so badly that I can hardly go on living! You are so far up there in my estimation that it's just...just...well, it's ineffable. How I wish I had a BOOKMOBILE of my own! (sob!)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 04:02 PM

♫♫

Rapaire has a bookmobile!
It has some doors and a steering wheel!
My God! How good it makes us feel!
Rapaire has a bookmobile!

♫♫

There! Feel all better now, do we?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 03:22 PM

Either you guys congratulate me on the Bookmobile or my postings about it are going to get more and more and more obnoxious.....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 03:14 PM

twentynine thousand eight hundred and fifteen

jes becuz


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 03:10 PM

(All the way home).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 01:41 PM

It's one of the operational side-defects of solipsism, BWL--anyone right near the "I" is considered a "We", to compensate for the wee weewee.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 01:25 PM

Who's this "We" person? I don't have a bookmobile. I have a GMC van, a Toyota Corolla, a canoe, a paddleboat, and a wheelbarrow. No bookmobile.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Janie
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 12:44 PM

We do? Can I drive?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 12:32 PM

And the proof, as always in such matters, is on the registration papers, clearly signed by an agent for the Pocatello Library by the name of John Hancock....



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 09:21 AM

WE HAVE A BOOKMOBILE!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 07:54 AM

LOL! Lovely solstice gift.

Boy, that Conan O'Brien is a bit of a wild man, isn't he? Very histrionic. Downright rude. Bill should have put the Vulcan death grip on him...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Janie
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 03:22 AM

My solstice gift to Little Hawk.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2009/06/18/dcl.shatner.flips.conan.cnn


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Janie
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 02:01 AM

Hi moM. Sorry to have been neglecting you, but it appears that the others have been keeping you well entertained.

Up late trying to get IE on my son's laptop to work right after installing Spybot (and then trying to uninstall it and getting error messages.

If I had gone to bed when I was supposed to I would have missed the grey fox still prowling around the front yard to the music of the screech owls calling back and forth.

Headed up to Ma & Pa's in the green rolling hills of West-by-God-Virginia after work tomorrow to see my great aunt, in from Florida, and my great-neice, age 1, in from Long Island. Will also miss most of the blistering hot weather here in doing so. We will be 5 generations together. Neat!

Will be on a real coffee jag to stay awake until we get there about midnight, being as how it looks like I'm gonna be lucky to get more than 3 hours sleep tonight. Sum Yung Sun now has his learners permit so he can do some of the driving. Unfortunately, I will need to be awake for it.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 12:01 AM

Good night, sweet Prynce of books!
May Heaven bless your slumber!
And bring you dreams of books galore,
ANd readers without number.
A million minds fed by your work!
Rich on your hallowed stores!
Who bring back every book on time,
And politely ask for more.
And Bookmobiles of marv'lous size,
Many, and large, and Great.
But please take care, when this comes true,
You do not forge their plates!


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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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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: 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: 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: 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 - 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: 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 - 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: 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 - 05:15 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: 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: 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: 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 - 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 - 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: Acme
Date: 18 Jun 09 - 11:51 AM

Hay Hey. . .


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