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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Little Hawk 31 Dec 11 - 02:56 PM
gnu 31 Dec 11 - 02:02 PM
Rapparee 31 Dec 11 - 01:36 PM
gnu 31 Dec 11 - 01:06 PM
Acme 31 Dec 11 - 12:26 PM
Rapparee 31 Dec 11 - 10:16 AM
Amos 31 Dec 11 - 05:39 AM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 31 Dec 11 - 12:56 AM
Acme 30 Dec 11 - 11:30 PM
Amos 30 Dec 11 - 11:02 PM
Rapparee 30 Dec 11 - 07:03 PM
Rapparee 30 Dec 11 - 03:48 PM
Amos 30 Dec 11 - 12:49 PM
Rapparee 30 Dec 11 - 10:53 AM
Rapparee 29 Dec 11 - 09:35 PM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 29 Dec 11 - 08:49 PM
gnu 29 Dec 11 - 07:20 PM
Little Hawk 29 Dec 11 - 07:14 PM
Amos 29 Dec 11 - 06:33 PM
Amos 29 Dec 11 - 03:09 PM
Acme 29 Dec 11 - 01:40 PM
GUEST,C.G.F. M. Gloriana Hapsburg-Battenburg-Tudor 29 Dec 11 - 12:29 PM
GUEST,Sergeant-Major Fitzpatrick 29 Dec 11 - 11:40 AM
Little Hawk 29 Dec 11 - 11:32 AM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 29 Dec 11 - 04:51 AM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 29 Dec 11 - 04:44 AM
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gnu 28 Dec 11 - 04:19 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 02:56 PM

If some of you folks here spent more time worrying about your elegant coiffures than about GfS's posts, you might yet make the cover of "Vogue" or "People Magazine". ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 02:02 PM

I was a marksman some years ago. I once put two slugs thru a plywood target at 100m. One hole. Them Ruskies know how to build a shotgun. No, no scope... vent and bead.

Hehehee... Rap... I was waaay back on my 3wheeler. Beaver dam. Made it across about 100' with my knees on the seat. The old bikes could float. On the way back, about three hours later, the wind was strong. I drifted into the alders before getting to shore and the right rear wheel caught in. The bike lurched forward and I hit the shore in third gear. Arse over tea kettle. Bruised ribs. Cuts. Scrapes. BUT, far worse, my Baikal, still in the scabbard, was cracked at the pistol grip. I was nearly in tears. Got back to camp and taped my darlin up with duct tape. Took about 600 with the duct tape on her before I gave up huntin.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 01:36 PM

's okay. Both Eiseley and I can shoot well.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 01:06 PM

SRS... you must (not?) be aware that GfS is as professional grinder/winder-upper.

Your suggestion made perfect sense to me and it was perfectly clear to me that you were being polite and helpful. I had the same thought immediately. "Why here? Makes no sense."

As for being nice, in this case... good luck with that.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 12:26 PM

I know, music slips in, but the point is, if you bury a discussion about a performer you want people to notice in a thread with 43,000+ posts, it's never going to get noticed in here, forest-for-the-trees-style. If you're serious about discussing this performer, give him his own thread and people will notice that thread and respond to it. It's easy to understand, or don't you speak English as your first language, GfS? How does this smack of an axe to grind? It's a rare spurt of common sense in our silly thread.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 10:16 AM

No, he works hard. He's more of a nose grinder. LH keeps his nose to the grindstone, his shoulder to the wheel. his hands to himself, and his snoopy eyes on the road ahead.

Besides, we've discussed, yea, even posted, music and lyrics here. About 20,000 posts back we had a lovely discussion of dominant eighths and polyphonics in Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach's Piece for Mechanical Clock, H. 635, No. 11. Amos posts songs, SRS posts links to songs, even I have posted some of my favorite songs. Who could forget the "New Year's Eve Carol"?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 05:39 AM

No, you're right--he's more of a scissors grinder.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 31 Dec 11 - 12:56 AM

Some how, I'm not sure what's wrong with that...maybe I just don't know what you mean..or why......Do you think it would be more appropriate to post about my mother?

GfS

P.S. maybe Little Hawk could translate....(He's not an axe grinder).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 30 Dec 11 - 11:30 PM

Guest from Sanity, it's simple. This is The Mother of all BS threads. You're coming in here and talking about music. Take it where it belongs!


Geez. The things you have to spell out these days.

Amos, peel me a banana, please. You can hide it all over the room if you want, but I'll look for the pieces.
.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Dec 11 - 11:02 PM

THey can get you ten meals for maybe $25, and in one case out of 500 it will save them from someone submitting a $25,000 claim, perhaps?

Makes sense to me. Not all big corporations can do the long-term math, though.


A


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

Okay. I don't understand this because a big corporation is involved. Well, maybe I do: they may have started to get it through their corporate heads that prevention is better than hospitalization -- and cheaper for them. But here's what's happened.

I picked up the mail today and there was what appeared to be junk mail from Humana, the company that manages our Medicare benefits and stuff like that. "Consumers Reports" gave Humana a straight-across-the-board "open circle" rating recently. Just so you know.

Anyway, since I went into the local hospital on December 14 and stayed overnight, Humana's "Well Dine" program is sending me ten (10) nutritious frozen meals to help prevent my re-hospitalization due to poor nutrition (like Pat would permit that!).

This is at no extra cost to me. On January 4 they're to be delivered.

Okay. If this is so important, why aren't all health insurance plans doing it? We also don't pay for immunizations, mammograms, colonoscopies, or other preventive measures. I also have a free membership in the "Silver Sneakers" program, which allows me to unlimited visits to two local fitness centers and a slew of others such places around the country.

Well, I'll take ten free meals. I ain't about to turn down food.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Dec 11 - 03:48 PM

We3l, no I don't. I have lots of other things, but not that. I merely repeat what the CGFM has done in her long career of open and/or clandestine services for various governments friendly to the US of A.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Dec 11 - 12:49 PM

I think Rapparee has a military industrial complex.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Dec 11 - 10:53 AM

Lissen up and lissen good:

I got DIBS on 43334. We'll be there soon and that number is very, very important to me. It has great sentimental value, and it actually changed my life for the better.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 09:35 PM

The CGFM (I get the last two letters mixed up sometimes) is the Commander-In-Chief and Grand Exhausted Ruler Plenipotentiary And Exemplary of the Idaho Legion. She is probably the most decorated veteran I've ever met: sometimes her entire front half will pitch her forward, just from the weight of the medals. Every time this happens she catches herself on the hands and does 100 pushups using only her fingertips for ground contact (well, her toes too). She was once attacked by an angry, mouth-frothing grizzly bear (she was petting one of the cubs) and the bear went into submission when she only looked at it. Afterwards the griz and the cubs followed the CGFM around like puppies and the CGFM would rub their tummies and tussle with them in play. It's said that she one defeated an entire battalion-sized unit of the Taliban with only a water pistol and a Girl Scout knife after parachuting in alone to rescue a bottle of SOCOM CIC's favorite Scotch; she successfully completed her mission by traveling 400 miles through enemy-held territory, eating nothing but ants and termites and drinking nothing except the dew from tree leaves.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 08:49 PM

Silly River Sage: "GfS, why are you posting legitimate music conversation here in this thread? Start one above the line and alert more people to this singer-songwriter. Then it won't get trampled by imaginary members of the Raj."

Huh??

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 07:20 PM

"The apes were presented with two banana pieces: a smaller one, which was always reliably in the same place, and a larger one, which was hidden under one of multiple cups, and therefore the riskier choice."

"The researchers also found that the apes went for the larger piece ?and risked getting nothing at all ? no less than 50% of the time. This risky decision-making increased to nearly 100% when the size difference between the two banana pieces was largest."

Oh, now, really. C'mon eh?

Doesn't anyone else see at least TWO things wrong with that? You can SNIFF out one at least. Sounds like hokum to me.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 07:14 PM

Yes, you certainly have been underestimating Chongo, my good man, and I fear that one day you will regret it.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 06:33 PM

I have been underestimating Chongo, but only because he makes it so easy to!!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 03:09 PM

What have we done to invite this invasion of authoritarian poseurs and flibbertyjibbet wannabe fascists into our midst?

P'raps we should open a keg, which would attract the Legion down here in short order, and a box of Al-Po to draw in Gluon, and contrive to whirl these misfit sojers into a time-warp open to some other universe.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 01:40 PM

GfS, why are you posting legitimate music conversation here in this thread? Start one above the line and alert more people to this singer-songwriter. Then it won't get trampled by imaginary members of the Raj.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,C.G.F. M. Gloriana Hapsburg-Battenburg-Tudor
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 12:29 PM

This is Colonel-General Field Marshal Gloriana Hapsburg-Battenburg-Tudor, VC, MOH, DSC, CCG, LOH, CdG, DFC, CVC, and all the rest of that.

Sergeant-Major! You WILL come to attention!

Now, you piece of poof. You are a disgrace to whatever regiment of sods you belong to!! You obviously do not know Tradition nor do you respect anything except your own pomposity.

You WILL NOW drop and give me 125 one-handed pushups. If you like, I will race you to completion. Do it NOW!

Very good. Some nice jerks always start the day off right, don't you think?

Sergeant-Major. You will listen to me. This thread WILL continue. It is Tradition. It is threads such as this that made the Empire and now holds the entire Free World together as a family. YOU have no authority over this thread or any other thread. Do you understand me, maggot???

You have nearly lost those stripes you wear. One more slip and you will.

Dismiss!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Sergeant-Major Fitzpatrick
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 11:40 AM

All RIGHT!!! Stand to attention!

There has been quite enough silliness on this thread in the past decade or so! In fact, this thread has long since passed all tolerable bounds of silliness!

This thread is now declared null and void. It shall cease to be. It shall join the choir invisible, be consigned to the crypt, and be crossed off the pages of the Book Of Life. No one else shall post upon it, not for any reason whatsoever! Is that clear???

RIGHT!

Move along now. Nothing to see here. THIS IS AN EX-THREAD!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 11:32 AM

Neato!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 04:51 AM

I posted these lyrics a while back, and Amos, you loved them. Here's the piece!...and a lot of folks out the just simply don't 'get it' or even have a fuckin' clue!

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 04:44 AM

Biff Rose was, and is a genius...and very under exposed! My brother's ex-girlfriend used to go with him, when he lived in Venice Beach, California, in the mid to late '60's. It seemed that at the time, hardly anyone knew of or about him, though he did 13 appearances on The Tonight Show, with Johnny Carson, and several stints with the Smothers Brothers. On his last show with Johnny, Biff gave Carson some shit about his clothes...that was his last appearance!

Glad you dug him Amos!

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 11 - 02:14 AM

That Biff Rose shoulda beern a star. He's like Phil Ochs and Tom Lehrer rolled into one.

Hey Mom!! I just gave a house concert with Steve Cormier, the cowboy singer, a friend from the Getaway. He was terrific and the crowd of about twenty people was deeelighted. The food was good and the wine was in good supply. Everyone had a fine old time!! I would say it was successful in every respect!

Except I had to stay up late on a work night. But never mind. We had some great time jamming together after the gig and it was a pleasure to hear him show the world the genuine face of the working cowboy in stories and music.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 10:27 PM

At the elbows????????


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 08:10 PM

See if they'll fix you up like Edward Scissorhands.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 06:27 PM

Overlooked

,,,and ignored....

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 04:45 PM

Hi-ho, old fellows!

I may need surgery again, this time on the LEFT elbow -- a bursectomy because of chronic infection. Isn't this just swell? I may NEVER get to play the banjo again.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 04:19 PM

Resident curmudgeon? I accept that. And for good *** ****** reason.

Unlike Rap, I shant tell anyone they didn't know exactly what I meant. I am sorry for the negativity. We all have our crosses to bear. I AM JUST A TAD CROSS ABOUT THEM.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 03:42 PM

LOL!! Another bright balloon popped by the needled wit of our Resident Curmudgeon!! :D



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 01:56 PM

Indeed Amos. As I look in retrospect at the blessings bestowed upon me during this waning 2011, I can't help but feel a sense of what-the-fuck-was-that-about-are-you-shittin-me?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 01:39 PM

As we approach the end of this long, stress-fraught loop of our small and precious globe around our small and precious local star, let us end all dispute, and defer all hostilities, put down all obsessions with rightness, bury all hatchets, and tie up all loose ends in love-knots.

This thread, this knotty and naughty thread, often frayed but never afraid, has served as an enlightened path, a temporary backbone, a lifeline and a lampwick in darkness, rich in saturated fats and bright with brief candlelight, to steer us through the valley of Shades and lighten the walking shadows of our prancing hour on this arbitrary stage; it has tumbled us in play, both fore- and aft-, and rolled us in feeling in every dimension. We have wielded it like a sullen hungry blade and cast it high like a child's brightly colored balloon. We have people it and unmanned it and it, in turn, has succoured us and suckered us.

LEt us give thanks unto the MOAB, from who so much has come to distract us from less worthy pursuits.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 10:37 AM

Mo harder than your own three 1/2" version, old feller.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 10:26 AM

Yes, indeed you can scroll with the arrows; I'd been doing it while in a cast. On a PC. Amos uses a Apple II be stole from his grade school; he's having a harder and harder time finding 5 1/4 inch floppies though.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 01:16 AM

You can do it with the arrow keys too.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 12:16 AM

Well, duh, how ELSE can you scroll through your junk email but with your hand on the mouse? Talk about stating the obvious.

That cast wasn't on long, whereas castes last a lifetime. I hope you know which is which when it comes to good health.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 11:21 PM

Aha! We HAVE discovered the secret to perpetual motion!

Thank you, Amos. Thank you, Rapparee. Your Czechs are in the mail. ;-D

****

"No-one is as deft as you are Rapparree, when it comes to blending the scurrilous with the supercilious and the specious." - Amos

Well, Amos, Chongo is working on it. Okay? He may not be there yet, but he's working on it.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 10:57 PM

No-one is as deft as you are Rapparree, when it comes to blending the scurrilous with the supercilious and the specious. But, the evidence is against you, in this case. You used all but two of the characters in making your remark that are used in that famous line spoken by the Rhett character, in a similar context, with similar intent, and now, having been called out on your callous indifference to your cast of thousands of fellow sufferers, you backpedal faster than a kitten in a sewage pond, but, sir, to no avail. The statistical evidence is clearly against you in this matter and your best advice would be to desist from your querulous mewling and give over with grace.



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 10:19 PM

An important email sent to me:

As we progress through to the end of 2011, I want to thank you for your educational e-mails over the past year. I am totally screwed up now and have little chance of recovery.

I can no longer open a bathroom door without using a paper towel, nor let the waitress put lemon slices in my ice water without worrying about the bacteria on the lemon peel.

I can't sit down on a hotel bedspread because I can only imagine what has happened on it since it was last washed.

I have trouble shaking hands with someone who has been driving because the number one pastime while driving alone is picking one's nose.

Eating a little snack sends me on a guilt trip because I can only imagine how many gallons of trans fats I have consumed over the years.

I can't touch any woman's handbag for fear she has placed it on the floor of a public toilet.

I MUST SEND MY SPECIAL THANKS for the email about rat poo in the glue on envelopes because I now have to use a wet sponge with every envelope that needs sealing.

ALSO, now I have to scrub the top of every can I open for the same reason.

I can't have a drink in a bar because I fear I'll wake up in a bathtub full of ice with my kidneys gone.

I can't eat at KFC because their chickens are actually horrible mutant freaks with no eyes, feet or feathers.

I can't use cancer-causing deodorants even though I smell like a water buffalo on a hot day.

THANKS TO YOU I have learned that my prayers only get answered if I forward an e-mail to seven of my friends and make a wish within five minutes.

BECAUSE OF YOUR CONCERN, I no longer drink Coca Cola because it can remove toilet stains.

I no longer buy fuel without taking someone along to watch the car, so a serial killer doesn't crawl in my back seat when I'm filling up.

I no longer use Cling Wrap in the microwave because it causes seven different types of cancer.

AND THANKS FOR LETTING ME KNOW I can't boil a cup of water in the microwave anymore because it will blow up in my face, disfiguring me for life.

I no longer go to the cinema because I could be pricked with a needle infected with AIDS when I sit down.

I no longer go to shopping centers because someone will drug me with a perfume sample and rob me.

And I no longer answer the phone because someone will ask me to dial a number for which I will get a huge phone bill with calls to Jamaica , Uganda , Singapore and Uzbekistan .

THANKS TO YOU I can't use anyone's toilet but mine because a big black snake could be lurking under the seat and cause me instant death when it bites my butt.

AND THANKS TO YOUR GREAT ADVICE I can't ever pick up a dime coin dropped in the car park because it was probably placed there by a sex molester waiting to grab me as I bend over.

I can't do any gardening because I'm afraid I'll get bitten by the Violin Spider and my hand will fall off.

If you don't send this e-mail to at least 144,000 people in the next 70 minutes, a large dove with diarrhea will land on your head at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon, and the fleas from 120 camels will infest your back, causing you to grow a hairy hump. I know this will occur because it actually happened to a friend of my next door neighbor's ex mother-in-law's second husband's cousin's best friend's beautician . .

Oh, and by the way.....

A German scientist from Argentina , after a lengthy study, has discovered that people with insufficient brain activity read their e-mails with their hand on the mouse.

Don't bother taking it off now, it's too late.

P. S. I now keep my toothbrush in the living room, because I was told by e-mail that water splashes over 6 ft. out of the toilet.

NOW YOU HAVE YOURSELF A VERY GOOD DAY?ya hear


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 10:14 PM

Did I say I didn't give a "damn"??   No, I said I "don't give a d--n."
The fact that I used two hyphens does not indicate the length of of the word, only that I did not put in the letters between "d" and "n".
I could have meant:

dawn, dagon, dahoon, dagswain, daimon, dairyman, dairywoman, dalesman, damon, dalmatian, dan, dandelion, darken, darwin, darn, datsun, deacon, dean, debarkation, debulition, decagon, decameron, deceleration, decision, declaration, declassification, declension, declination, decongestion, decrepitation, decryption, decubation, defalcation, defoliation, deglutination, degustation, degeneration, dehydration, dehorn, deionization, delamination, delawarean, delegation, delineation, delusion, dementation, denomination, dentin, dickens, diencephalon, digression, and a lot more.

But you only discern what you have been taught, and hence attribute to me a bad word. That is naughty of you and Mom will wash your mouth out with soap.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 08:45 PM

Here we see once again the reason for the ultimate collapse of WHite Supremacy in our glorious nation. It is not communism, nor race, nor conspiracy that is eating away at the foundations of this country's greatness. It is the corrupt soul of White Middle-Aged Men who, having taken advantage of the Cast System to better themselves, are callous and obdurate when confronted with the needs of others than themselves.

That single line of Rhett Butler's spells the Ende of Empire and the Fall of Civilization as we know it. Look at the very face of our collapse in the person of Rapparee, who frankly does not give a damn. The Cast System is a dark evil in this country, as witnessed by the delight of those who escape it and are free from Cast. But who among those lucky free people is willing to turn around and say "I!!!!"? "I shall correct this terrible flaw on the visage of our fair nation!! I shall turn this country away from the Cast System. I shall TAKE RESPONSIBILITY!!!".

The answer is, not one among them.

Thus, weep for the crumbling edifice of our once-proud Lande, the home of the brave and the free now become the home of the Irresponsible.

Sigh....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 06:20 PM

Good lord! What synchronicity.

I was just moments ago thinking of that same Rhett Butler line, but in regards to something else entirely, and then I opened this thread and saw Rap's last post!

Spooky.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 06:13 PM

Frankly, Amos, I don't give a d--n.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 05:40 PM

Your thinking on that, Amos, is incisive, as always!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 04:53 PM

Oh, congratulations!! Mighty Healer!! Rapid Recuperator!! All Hail!!!

But pause to think, liberated one, as you turn and walk away from your cast, that you leave behind, intact and inexorable, the whole Cast System, whose victims number in the thousands every year. Think on that, as you turn your back on your fellow sufferers and walk away, and ask yourself, "How could I take responsibility for the Cast System in this country?" Dost dare face the answer to so terrible a question?




A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 04:17 PM

Free of the cast,
Free of the cast,
Thank God Almighty,
I'm free of the cast!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 27 Dec 11 - 12:22 PM

He's almost as fast on his feet as a chimpanzee.


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