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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 10:53 AM

I'm getting glaas-packs for my Camaro, Mom, so that doesn't happen when I tinker. As I remember it, teaching Rapaire the fine art of accurate tinkering was not easy, back in the day. He would leave puddles.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 10:50 AM

Ha! Her covers had slipped off the bed and her left leg was hanging off the mattress. The old girl was getting ready to start a slow slide out of bed if I hadn't gently nudged her back into place. A lot you know, out there tinkering with your mufflerless t-bird. Vroom, vroom! It shook Mom right out of bed this morning, I'll tell you!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 09:51 AM

"Cosmologists have long assumed that the overall expansion of the universe is not affected by the properties of small regions within it, since these properties should average out on the largest scales.
But in any given region of space, the force of gravity between bits of matter acts as a brake on expansion. This means that expansion should slow down quickly in regions with lots of matter, while continuing without much change in mostly empty regions.

It is this difference in the expansion rate between different regions that could produce the illusion of dark energy, Rasanen says. Strangely enough, even though the expansion rate decreases or stays about the same in every region, the average rate of expansion for the universe as a whole can increase.

This is because over time, denser regions suck even more matter into them by the force of gravity, which further empties the less dense regions. This process has led to the condensation of matter into galaxies and clusters of galaxies, with ever larger voids in between."

As a regular contributor to the Master BS collection here, I must protest this effort to destabilize the grip of dark matter on our world-views. Dark matter is a priceless twist, a gem among concepts for those seeking touchstones from which to generate quality bull.

But even BS, sooner or later, must yield to the firm forward march of science. I am sure they'll come up with something, like the chicken-soup theory of particle creation or soemthing, to take the place of dark matter as a fount of ridicule.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 09:38 AM

Dear God, now he's ripping off old Kirk Douglas rhymes. Ah, alas. First he forgot how to pronounce his name, and now this. Lo, how the mighty are fallen.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 09:25 AM

Good morning, Mom! I see Stilly awakened you again at some ungodly hour, just so that you'd take your sleeping pill. That girl! Did you know that when she was out the other night she...oh, wait. I'm not supposed to mention to anybody that she was out with that guy she met at the Candy Store who turned and smiled at her even though they said he was bad because he came from the wrong side of town and they were always putting him down, she knew he was sad, but her dad said to find someone new and she had to tell Johnny they were through. That guy. The one they called "Wussy of the Pack." But I'm not supposed to tell you about it because she got in really, really late from the dance with her lipstick all a mess and she figured you'd ground her and then she couldn't go to the racing ground because you'd take her t-bird away.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 02:13 AM

Hey, MOM! Don't slip! I'll catch you.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 09:45 PM

Courtesy Gargoyle:

Got a whale of a tale to tell ya, lads
A whale of a tale or two
'Bout the flappin' fish and the girls I've loved
On nights like this with the moon above
A whale of a tale and it's all true
I swear by my tattoo

There was Mermaid Minnie, met her down in Madagascar
She would kiss me, any time that I would ask her
Then one evening her flame of love blew out
Blow me down and pick me up!
She swapped me for a trout

Got a whale of a tale to tell ya, lads
A whale of a tale or two
'Bout the flappin' fish and the girls I've loved
On nights like this with the moon above
A whale of a tale and it's all true
I swear by my tattoo

There was Typhoon Tessie, met her on the coast of Java
When we kissed I bubbled up like molten lava
Then she gave me the scare of my young life
Blow me down and pick me up!
She was the captain's wife

Got a whale of a tale to tell ya, lads
A whale of a tale or two
'Bout the flappin' fish and the girls I've loved
On nights like this with the moon above
A whale of a tale and it's all true
I swear by my tattoo


Originally sung by our own Amos, as his ship, "Whereinhell Arwe," crossed the Line and he was promoted from polliwog by King Neptune his own self.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 03:41 PM

And a whale of a tale that is!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 02:15 PM

Aye, Cap'n, me friend QueerQuig, here, is just what you need. He wields the best crampoon in all of the Western Oceans!

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 10:46 AM

I call such a work a "crampoon" or maybe a "tampoon", depending.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 10:42 AM

Aw, shucks, I dunno what ta say.... I jist kinder figgered that iffen you wrote an epik bout me I kinda oughta write one bout you, sorta like givin' a present ta somebody who's give you one.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 10:39 AM

The mind boggles at thine accomplishment, Rapparee.

A parody within a takeoff rolled up in a caricature and carrying a burlesque ( a kind of pointed lkampoon).

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 09:23 AM

The Absolutely Fantastic Adventure of Brave Sir Amos, Knight of the Table Round and Sans Pur et Sans Reproache, (cont'd.)

Cried he, "Villein! Hold thy pen!
Don't write no more such stuff again!
Else I will have to take thy head,
Arms and legs, table and bed,
I'll break thy lance, I'll break thy sword,
I'll take thy dictionary, every word!
For I do not fear the wrath of men
Especially those who wield the pen!"
So drew he Fishmash, his noble blade,
And chased the poet 'round the glade,
'Til finally the poet slipped on the dew
And Sir Amos clove him quite in two!
"Egad!" quoth he. "What have I done?"
Now poets two instead of one
Shall loudly my details proclaim!"
And so he hacked the chap again
Until the poet mincemeat was
And with sound of flies the glade did buzz.
Then Sir Amos wiped from his blade the gore
Of the poet who would nevermore
Write of his deeds, both bad and good
Within the overarching wood
Of trees and shrubs and birds and deer,
Giants, orcs, and old King Lear,
Glaciers, palms, and pilgrims lost,
And danger to the permafrost.
Fair maidens everywhere did weep
And publicans did half their keep
Of nut-brown ale and whisky strong
And with flooding tears did the sums erase
That the poet owed, for now decease
He ne'er more could even up the score
Five pubs went broke and even more
Did ban Sir Amos for this deed
And the publicans spent their lives in need.
In rags their children went to school
In summer's heat and winter's cool
And in future times whenever they
Spoke to grandchild, fair or fey,
Of their youth, how in school they stay
(Tho' they walked uphill both the way
Through snow and ice up to their chest
Their education was the best)
They told of how Sir Amos, brave,
Did them to poverty enslave
By mincing the poet, head and knee,
Who was yclepted "Rapaire."

Exeunt Omnes

Here endeth The Absolutely Fantastic Adventure of Brave Sir Amos, Knight of the Table Round and Sans Pur et Sans Reproache.

         -- The Epic Of Sir Amos, from "The
         Incompleat Manuscript Works of Geoffy Chaucer"
         (Bawdylian Library, Rayon Herkimer Mss.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 06:52 AM

Before we reach the Seventeen Kay,
Another number, if I may,
Is looming still within my sights,
And should be mine before three nights.

I speak of course of one which spins,
And as it ends, so it begins.
At sixteen eight and ninety one,
My pinwheel number will be won.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 12:21 AM

Now neighbors all, I prithee see
Sixteen and Eight and Fifty Three
Of posts we merry lot have made
So onward, to Seventeen Kay!

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 11:59 PM

The Absolutely Fantastic Adventure of Brave Sir Amos, Knight of the Table Round and Sans Pur et Sans Reproache, (cont'd.)

Headstood he in blasted wood
Knowing that he did no good
To his insides or to his head
So got he to his feet instead
And like the good and parfait knight
He was he thought his hair a fright
So sprang he to his noble steed
Knowing that a comb he'd need
Ere he could to table come
And drink and eat and pound the drum-
Like table with the other knights
And drink, carouse, and get in fights
Until the rosy daybreak came
Bringing o'erindulgence's bane
Calling like the other louts
For aspirin, silence, patience, clouts
For those so much dropped a pin
And death to those who did more sin!
Searched for a comb he high and low
Here and there, above, below,
In and out, around and through,
On stormy sea, in morning dew,
On mountain high, in valley low,
In castle, keep, and bungalow!
And then one day he did espy
A comb that really caught his eye!
Bejeweled it was, in platinum set
Its very teeth as black as jet!
Its rattail of Einsteinium

(This enormous epic will be continued later)

         -- The Epic Of Sir Amos, from "The
         Incompleat Manuscript Works of Geoffy Chaucer"
         (Bawdylian Library, Rayon Herkimer Mss.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 10:53 PM

The Absolutely Fantastic Adventure of Brave Sir Amos, Knight of the Table Round and Sans Pur et Sans Reproache, (cont'd.)

The dragon did its mouth agape
The brave Sir Amos to entape
With its tongue, all slimy spit
Envenomed like the Devil's pit!
But brave Sir Amos stood his ground
Amidst the flames that danced around
His armor pure, but slightly scorched
By dragon's breath and forward marched
E'en unto the dragons head
And hacked it off and then he said
"Fair maiden I you this present
As token of my pure intent."
She cried, she shrieked, away did faint,
Her visage fair did look like paint
Of palest hue or whitewash pure
But her lips of crimson quite a lure
And brave Sir Amos kissed these
Again and again, like tasting cheese,
He could could nay stop, he could nay quit,
'Til damsel woke and took a fit
"Oh evil one, who my virtue took,
Now do the Right Thing, by The Book!
Now marry me within the month,
Or Daddy's gonna

(This enormous epic will be continued later)

         -- The Epic Of Sir Amos, from "The
         Incompleat Manuscript Works of Geoffy Chaucer"
         (Bawdylian Library, Rayon Herkimer Mss.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 10:31 PM

Oh good! You've set the tone for my movies this weekend. The library was stripped bare of most of the good DVDs--I ended up bringing home Hamlet and Braveheart. Lots of blood and guts and bits of brain, ala Mel Gibson.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 10:17 PM

The Absolutely Fantastic Adventure of Brave Sir Amos, Knight of the Table Round and Sans Pur et Sans Reproache

Amidst the angst of battle sound
Brave Sir Amos would be found,
Round him bodies steeped in gore
Men who'd never breath no more.
Cloven skulls and pierced hearts
Guts outside their inside parts
Legs and arms all scattered 'round
Scarlet plumes and trousers browned
Gouts of blood and bits of brains
Brave Sir Amos faced the trains
Of Celt and Pict and Saxon foe
Free to trade them blow for blow
Iberian, Banjoist and Basque
But fell Sir Amos to his task!
Slaughtered he the serried rank
And armed file. Until a tank
Lumbered fast into his sight
He quaked, but did not take his flight
For overhead, above the foe
An A-10 Warthog struck a blow
All liveried in puce and orange

(This enormous epic will be continued later)

         -- The Epic Of Sir Amos, from "The
         Incompleat Manuscript Works of Geoffy Chaucer"
         (Bawdylian Library, Rayon Herkimer Mss.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 08:40 PM

Aha. So you admit you have been using an alien alias all this time? Posing as a person bearing the name of a foreign power? Hmmmm?

Now, come on. No-one on this whole forum has ever been featured in such an epic poem before, and all you can do is criticize. You should be blushing with gratitude. Fie, thou serpent's tooth!

See if I pen any more epics about you!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 08:32 PM

Well! I had a crushing response written but it vanished into that great Black Hole in the Internet.

But basically you are correct, Amos: there are no words in English which end in "aire" and are pronounced as "aree." But rather that repeat everything in my now-vanished post, I refer you to the Oifig na Gaeilge at the Dublin Institute of Technology, where I am certain that you will find that the word "Rapaire" is a variant of the word "Ropaire" and that both are pronounced "Rapparee."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 04:55 PM

Dear Sir:

I can only suggest that of you had wanted to be named Rapparee, you would have spelled it accordingly. The only possible pronunciation for your present spelling does, indeed, rhyme approximatly with "prayer", "air", and dare I say it, "Nair".


You will find no truly English words in which the ending after a consonant "aire" sounds at all like "aree".

And for you to spitefully seek to discredit so creative and elegant a ballad as my own recent humble contribution on shallow and inacurrate phonological ground is a twist worthy of the most loyal Republican.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 04:19 PM

At least I don't try to rhyme "Rapaire" (pronounced rap-a-ree) with "prayer."

Stranger, pause, and say a prayer
For the soul of our Rapaire.


May I suggest

Stranger, pause and have a pee,
In memory of bold Rapaire --
For in his memory the Legion Colonel
Has erected this here urinal.
???


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 02:11 PM

There are parts of this country where you can still be sent to prison for doing away with a Festus before its time. Imagine.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 12:54 PM

John-Boy Faustus, on a dare,
Made a deal with Big Rapaire
He'd withstand ole Satan's rant,
But Rapaire laughed, "Betcha can't!"

Rapaire said, with evil chortle,
"Secret words make men immortal!"
"Bring them wisdom, deep, all-seeing!"
"Going weeks not even peeing!"

John-Boy said, "Let's rock an' roll!
I'll start with one eternal soul!"
Satan thought 'twas pretty cool
To watch Rapaire draw out the fool.

He agreed with Rapaire's scam,
Said "Only you could flim this flam!"
Soon, ole John Boy had a deal,
Wisdom made his pore head reel!

He kissed Helen, late of Troy,
Overwhelmed was pore John Boy.
Endless rows of winsome bitches,
Endless insight, endless riches!

All the world lay at his toeses
He was wiser, then, than Moses!
Lined the ladies up and kissed 'em
Overloaded nervous system.

Soon his brain became eroded,
John-Boy's human mind exploded!
He became a German scandal,
More than one poor soul could handle.

Thrashed with pure nervous exhaustion,
Wished he'd acted with more caution.
Satan said, "You've earned your pay!"
Swept ole John Boy's soul away.

Gave Rapaire a bunch of ducats,
"Hell, the dough is free, so fuck it!"
"I'm above life on the level,
Why not grab dough from the Devil?"

Ole Rapaire felt rich and mellow,
Bought a home in Pocatello,
Some say he's an awful jerk,
For doing Satan's dirty work.

But Rapaire, with mien contrarian,
Says "I am but a librarian!"
"I do research through the mazes,
Digging long-lost magic phrases!"

"Who are you to give a fuck,
If I turn an extra buck?"
Not withstanding this rebuttal,
Locals planned his style to scuttle.

Planned and plotted, girl and fellow,
In the dark, in Pocatello,
'Til at last they brought him down
For plagiarizing Ezra Pound.

No more devil's gold he's spending
No more magic words he's lending.
No more ancient beauties kissing.
Gone mysteriously missing!

Dropped inside the penal schism
Doing time for plagiarism!
Stranger, pause, and say a prayer
For the soul of our Rapaire.

Wallace Beerbohm Sturgeon
Lost Tales of the Legionaires
Infinite Loop Press
Cupertino, 2001


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 11:23 AM

Sounds more like Festus.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 11:00 AM

The Fastus man in the West.   

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 09:37 AM

Big Johnny Fastus brought the tablets down from the mountain last night to the Legion Hovel.

No big deal; the drugstore is uphill from the Hovel and the Legionaires and Legionettes were in sore need of aspirin.

Johnny has been awarded the "Legion Lifesaver" medal for his heroic trek to and from Walgreens and his purchase of a jar of 1,000 aspirin tablets, enough to last the Hovel Habitues at least two weeks, if not less.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 01:36 AM

It's a snap if you're dyslexic.

era
ear
rea
rae, and depending on nearby words lending to the mix:
bra
eraser
abrasive
etc.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 11:03 PM

It's understandable. It was not an easy era to get over.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 10:54 PM

Friends, Romans, countrymen - lend me your ears..

Whadaya got in that sack?

Ears!


(from Wayne and Shuster's "Rinse the blood off my toga")











I seem to be stuck in the Roman ear-a, for some reason.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 10:41 PM

One of those world-shattering prophecies like "DEWEY WINS!!!"?


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:28 PM

And that's Johannes Fastus, not Faustus. Johnny Fastus is the Bugler In Chief and Dumb Majorette for the Idaho Legion's Banjo-And-Bugle Corps.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:23 PM

"Babar" backwards is "Rabab." "Flap" backwards is "Palf." "Celeste" backwards is "Etselec." "Flora" backwards if "Arolf." "Pom" backwards is "Mop." "Alexander" bacwards is "Rednaxela." "Tintin" backwards is "Nitnit." "Cheech Wizard" backwards is "Draziw Hceehc."

There is a secret, world-shattering prophecy hidden in those backwards words. I am not permitted to tell you (the last person I told was Johannes Fastus, and look what happened to him!) so you'll have to work it out for youself.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 08:48 PM

Well, let's not make a flap of it, as Babar said to his son.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 08:08 PM

'ear 'ear!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 01:06 PM

Yes, but that was a Roman emperor. ALthough, I must admit, our own Judas Rex seems to be of the same mind.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 11:24 AM

Let me have men about me that are fat;
Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights:
Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look;
He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 11:12 AM

"Good Americans are hefty...."

Ya know, I've seen some BS that is more BS than other BS here on the Mother of All BS. But this BS is the most BS BS I have ever seen, and that is no BS.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 11:10 AM

nope - that guys taller then amos.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 11:09 AM

Maybe these ears.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 10:26 AM

A few pounds of ugly fat

Your ears?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 10:17 AM

There are places to be proud and outstanding, but that is a matter for the Temple brothers to discuss. I'd love to shed a few pounds of ugly fat but I am attached to my ears and will not willingly lose them.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:02 AM

GOOD Americans are "hefty." Look at President Taft! Look at President Arthur! For contrast look at President Polk, who started the Mexican War, and President Lincoln, who started the Civil War, and "President" Bush, who started this stuff in Iraq.

Thin people are EVIL! They start wars!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 08:55 AM

It's not "eat more, excercise less"?

And here I've been doing my patriotic best to live up to that rule.

*sigh*


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 11:57 PM

The memo got garbled for much of America--'eat more, exercise less.' It shows any time you go to the mall (I was going to say "walk down the street," but that constitutes exercise).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 10:45 PM

UnAmerican, ain't ya? Tryin' to put the Diet Industry out of business! That will bring about the collapse of the American Economy and let you bring in your Commie Fellow Travelers who will put "Mr. Yuck" stickers on the Liberty Bell and do all kinds of Evil Commie Deeds.

Eat less and exercise more...never heard such Commie popagander in all my born days....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 10:35 PM

I'm working on losing a few pounds. I can't afford any of these fancy-dancy plans or formulas. I'm doing it the old fashioned way: eat less, exercise more.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 10:33 PM

I have been reviewing the MOAB's last thouand posts, and I have to say that you should all be proud of yourselves.

I mean, just on principle, you understand.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 10:23 PM

Great Day in the Morning!! This man is a Daniel come among us, a Daniel, I say.

Well, maybe just a Benjy or a Scooter or a Jeffy or Tommy or Harry. I wonder what his mother would think?


A


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