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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

MMario 28 Oct 05 - 02:02 PM
Rapparee 28 Oct 05 - 01:36 PM
MMario 28 Oct 05 - 01:34 PM
GUEST,Melpp (pronounced "Mee-LIP") 28 Oct 05 - 01:28 PM
Amos 28 Oct 05 - 01:18 PM
MMario 28 Oct 05 - 01:04 PM
Rapparee 28 Oct 05 - 12:52 PM
MMario 28 Oct 05 - 12:31 PM
Acme 28 Oct 05 - 12:13 PM
Rapparee 28 Oct 05 - 11:43 AM
Amos 27 Oct 05 - 02:03 PM
Rapparee 27 Oct 05 - 09:13 AM
Amos 27 Oct 05 - 07:46 AM
Bunnahabhain 27 Oct 05 - 06:00 AM
Acme 27 Oct 05 - 12:06 AM
Rapparee 26 Oct 05 - 09:15 PM
Amos 26 Oct 05 - 08:42 PM
Acme 26 Oct 05 - 07:44 PM
Rapparee 26 Oct 05 - 07:06 PM
Amos 26 Oct 05 - 07:00 PM
Bunnahabhain 26 Oct 05 - 06:50 PM
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Acme 26 Oct 05 - 05:26 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 02:02 PM

Rap's just jealous because *I've* got a Silent 'M'.

I know I don't have to fear the Idaho Legionaires as long as I am protected by my Tuxedo Panther and the Ferocious Pomaranion of Doom - both of whom I will be seeing tonight.

BTW - doubt the Martians will get here tomorrow - they are further off then they think they are - they've been relying on internet spam messages for their news updates again.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 01:36 PM

NOW you've done it, MMario! But we'll have to deal with you later, I guess, if the Martians are going to attack tomorrow.

I'm going out now to tell the Legion about the Martians and MMar...wait a minute! "Mario" is a perfectly good name, but that additional "M" -- could it be for "Martian"? "Martian Mario" would make sense!

The Legion will decide whether or not to ride immediately against Martian Mario or stay here and defend our beloved turf against the Martian invaders and THEN ride against Martian Mario.

Sure glad I'm not the Legion commander. What a decision to make!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 01:34 PM

pish-posh Amos! What can the Idaho Legion threaten me with? I've already survived the SINSULL and her Loony Lady Lackeys.

hey Melpp? Who told you Mars was gonna be close? It's been a lot closer before....Bet it was the freds told you, wasn't it?

oh - you gonna regret giving THEM a lift! Hoo-boyo, yes you are. the only worse thing might be if you had a ralf or two hanging around.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Melpp (pronounced "Mee-LIP")
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 01:28 PM

I thought that it would be sporting to tell you that since your planet, which you call "Urth," and my planet, which you call "Marz," will be far closer tomorrow than usual, we'll be coming over to visit.

Well, specifically, we'll be coming over to hunt down all of you and take your planet for our own. Yes, yes, it has all that water and oxygen, but we can deal with pollution issues.

Thought that if you were forewarned the hunting might be more interesting.

Thanks.

Oh, I almost forgot. The freds will be with us.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 01:18 PM

wOOOOEEEE, mm, YOU done stirred up a MESS o'trubble, boy; them Legionaires are a-gonna ride down to your house and infect all your blankets with Legionaire's Disease, see if they don't!! LO



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 01:04 PM

oh - like Mom isn't perfectly adult and capable of making her own decisions? She didn't get to be over 9800 posts without "larnin' a thang er two" y'know.

Ever think maybe she wants a rest? A quiet day without having to jump up any time we want her attention? Huh? Ever think of giving Mom a chance to sit down, relax and enjoy herself for a change?

No!

No wonder she likes Amos best.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 12:52 PM

Mom is NOT to go down to the end of list if she don't go down with me (or someone else). It would be too, too easy for her to go wandering all about, quite of her own accord and frankly, we can't afford a thirty shillings reward no matter WHAT King John, the Queen, and the Prince say.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 12:31 PM

Maybe Mom wants to go slumming?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 12:13 PM

There are times when we watch helplessly as the page loads so slowly that it times out before opening. Good catch, Rapaire!

Waiting hopefully for the 2pm (eastern) news conference in D.C. Fingers crossed, breath held, all talisman-like items in their places and doing their thing. Maybe I'll light a candle for Fitzgerald. :)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Oct 05 - 11:43 AM

Mom! You were just one step from the bottom! You're not supposed to go down there! Now get up where you belong.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Oct 05 - 02:03 PM

HEy, the old song was righter than they knew!!

Ah doan keer whut peeple say
Rock and roll is here to stay....



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 27 Oct 05 - 09:13 AM

And these molecules, having but one leg at a time to stand on, rock?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 27 Oct 05 - 07:46 AM

Nah--in the molecular world octopi are buckyballs (C8).   They roll.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 27 Oct 05 - 06:00 AM

Something afoot, well, it can't be anything fishy then. Unless there's an octopus involved somewhere, anyway...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 27 Oct 05 - 12:06 AM

Something is afoot!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 09:15 PM

Hmmmmmmmm...Amos, this gives a whole new dimension to The Sneakernet.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 08:42 PM

YEs, but I was trying to maintain a civilized posture, not wantonly scattering unwanted phraseology about like some folks are wont to do.

Meanwhile we may be in trouble:

WALKING MOLECULES. A single molecule has been made to walk on two
legs. Ludwig Bartels and his colleagues at the University of
California at Riverside, guided by theorist Talat Rahman of Kansas
State University, created a molecule---called 9,10-dithioanthracene
(DTA)---with two "feet" configured in such a way that only one foot
at a time can rest on the substrate. Activated by heat or the nudge
of a scanning tunneling microscope tip, DTA will pull up one foot,
put down the other, and thus walk in a straight line across a flat
surface. The planted foot not only supplies support but also keeps
the body of the molecule from veering or stumbling off course. In
tests on a standard copper surface, such as the kind used to
manufacture microchips, the molecule has taken 10,000 steps without
faltering. According to Bartels (ludwig.bartels@ucr.edu,
951-827-2041), possible uses of an atomic-sized walker include
guidance of molecular motion for molecule-based information storage
or even computation. DTA moves along a straight line as if placed
onto railroad tracks without the need to fabricate any nano-tracks;
the naturally occurring copper surface is sufficient. The
researchers now aim at developing a DTA-based molecule that can
convert thermal energy into directed motion like a molecular-sized
ratchet. (Kwon et al., Physical Review Letters, upcoming article;
text at www.aip.org/physnews/select; see movie at
www.chem.ucr.edu/groups/bartels/)

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 07:44 PM

Not "tears," it's "rip" as in "bodice ripper." A more dramatic movement.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 07:06 PM

Well, Amos, I thought it needed just a little ol' smidgen of editing....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 07:00 PM

Rapaire:

Butcher my purple prose, will you!! You just wait until someone comes along and tears YOUR bodice!!!

LOL


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 06:50 PM

That's not too bad. You should have seen the one a group of my freinds wrote, when they were all living together. Someone would write a few pages, or maybe a short chapter, and pass it round. The end result is quite impressive. It came out at the end of a long evening, and guessing whos's is is who's was a great game.
Mix and match Mills and Boone isn't a bad idea either, in the right circumstances, such as after beer.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 06:00 PM

...She had been fastened by a rope...

Sound like she wasn't sitting by a tree, but hanging from it. She a hoss thief er a cattle russler?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 05:26 PM

. . .although I don't actually ever recall Lawrence saying "Bingo" in his novels. He wrote things like

    Constance sat down with her back to a young pine-tree, that wayed against her with curious life, elastic, and powerful, rising up. The erect, alive thing, with its top in the sun! And she watched the daffodils turn golden, in a burst of sun that was warm on her hands and lap. Even she caught the faint, tarry scent of the flowers. And then, being so still and alone, she seemed to bet into the current of her own proper destiny. She had been fastened by a rope, and jagging and snarring like a boat at its moorings; now she was loose and adrift.



All of that, sitting next to a tree.

9801


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 05:22 PM

Bingo!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 05:22 PM

You can make the case for Lawrence's environmental view even when reading Lady Chatterley's Lover. Those drearly tin mines on the landscape.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 05:20 PM

I have a friend who has written about the Girl of the Limberlost or some such bog or marsh or barren place. Looking into the environmental aspects of her books, such as they are.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 03:57 PM

Gene Stratton Porter always had her characters "panting" -

Dogs don't pant as much as some of her heroines.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 03:50 PM

"She saw him striding across the GOD-forsaken beach in the dappling sunset light as though he owned the whole island, which, in fact, he did. Despite his worn trousers and broken sandals, he carried himself as a royal scion might while visiting his holdings which in fact he was, with a look of intelligent and superior tranquility. His bronzed skin barely hid the muscles rippling beneath, and his gray eyes had a distant, cloud-borne look that spoke of hours racing before the winds of the Spanish Main, which in fact he had.

Her interested inventory of his attributes was suddenly interrupted by a strange sensation: her
gorge had climbed into her throat, and she could feel her breakfast rising along her pale, high cheeks and suffusing her lovely features with a grassy (and gassy) green. Never, in all her eighteen years, had she felt such a sensation; she stood still, overcome with a mixture of emotion and physical desire to reverse parestalsis that seemed to have a mind of its own....."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 03:46 PM

Have you read any D.H. Lawrence? One could argue that the overblown prose isn't just the domain of serial romance novels (though some would argue that Lawrence wrote just such novels himself).

So many women have "inchoate" eyes. But men also.

    Any presence but that of the nurses was a strain and an effort to him now. Every morning Gerald went into the room, hoping to find his father passed away at last. Yet always he saw the same transparent face, the same dread dark hair on the waxen forehead, and the awful, inchoate dark eyes, which seemed to be decomposing into formless darkness, having only a tiny grain of vision within them.

    And always, as the dark, inchoate eyes turned to him, there passed through Gerald's bowels a burning stroke of revolt, that seemed to resound through his whole being, threatening to break his mind with its clangour, and making him mad.


Chapter 24, Women In Love.

Or from chapter six, same book:

    'You see he MADE me go and live with him, when I didn't want to,' she replied. 'He came and cried to me, tears, you never saw so many, saying HE COULDN'T bear it unless I went back to him. And he wouldn't go away, he would have stayed for ever. He made me go back. Then every time he behaves in this fashion. And now I'm going to have a baby, he wants to give me a hundred pounds and send me into the country, so that he would never see me nor hear of me again. But I'm not going to do it, after -- '

    A queer look came over Gerald's face.

    'Are you going to have a child?' he asked incredulous. It seemed, to look at her, impossible, she was so young and so far in spirit from any child-bearing.

    She looked full into his face, and her dark, inchoate eyes had now a furtive look, and a look of a knowledge of evil, dark and indomitable. A flame ran secretly to his heart.

    'Yes,' she said. 'Isn't it beastly?'

    'Don't you want it?' he asked.

    'I don't,' she replied emphatically.

    'But -- ' he said, 'how long have you known?'

    'Ten weeks,' she said.

    All the time she kept her dark, inchoate eyes full upon him. He remained silent, thinking. Then, switching off and becoming cold, he asked, in a voice full of considerate kindness:

    'Is there anything we can eat here? Is there anything you would like?'

    'Yes,' she said, 'I should adore some oysters.'

    'All right,' he said. 'We'll have oysters.' And he beckoned to the waiter.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 02:01 PM

"She saw him striding across the forsaken beach in the dappling sunset light as though he owned the whole island; despite his worn trousers and broken sandals, he carried himself as a royal scion might while visiting his holdings, with a look of intelligent and superior tranquility. His bronzed skin barely hid the muscles rippling beneath them, and his gray eyes had a distant, cloud-borne look that spoke of hours racing before the winds of the Spanish Main.

Her interested inventory of his attributes was suddenly interrupted by a strange sensation; her heart had climbed into her throat, and she could feel a flush rising along her pale, high cheeks and suffusing her lovelyy features. Never, in all her eighteen years, had she felt such a sensation; she stood still, overcome with a mixture of emotion and physical desire that seemed to have amind of its own....."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 26 Oct 05 - 12:34 PM

I dabbled with the idea years ago when I was starting out as a writer. Use a nom de plume to preserve my good name for the serious stuff. There are some decent authors who got their starts in those romance series, but they usually move on away from the series and their books take on more substance. The trouble with writing for a series like those is that you have to be able to stand reading most of their current stories to get the style and content down, and most of them are pretty darned stupid.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 08:22 PM

Heck, I'd write a romance just to get the check to stop me from writing more.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 04:37 PM

Mebbe we oughta talk Steve Ballmer into starting a charity foundation called "Chex for Chix" which would pay her not to write any more books and to sniff out similar paeans of feminine mediocrity and pay their authors not to do anything with them. Drive yon Harlequin and suchlike right out of business.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 03:19 PM

When I was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, I got a newsletter which included reviews of books about the Vietnam war. One book so reviewed was "Nam" by Danielle Steel.

I wish I had the review, but it went something like "I receive many books about the War, some good and some bad, but never has one reached such depths of badness as this one.... Apparently the author learned a few words and phrases, such as 'AK-47 and 'fragging' and has built a book around them.... I was glad to finish it...." and so on.

The review couldn't have made the author happy, but I suspect that as long as she got the checks she didn't care.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 01:38 PM

skyclad?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 01:30 PM

Danielle Steel's collected works could go up in a huge bonfire--considering the number she has written and published the fire would be seen from space--and I'd be happy to dance around it!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 11:34 AM

Isn't the quote ( by some German poet, not sure which one)
" Where one burns books, one will evenually burn people"

However, if you're burning books for entertainment, not dogma, it should probably be altered slightly to " Where one burns books, one will eventually have a hog roast", which frankly sounds a much better idea.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 09:04 AM

Well, mostly I want to tweak some of the more rabid intellectual freedom types.

Now, I donated some stuff to the auction the Idaho Library Association recently held -- pairs of the "original" and the "deluxe" library action figurine from Archie McPhee, held together with a genuine rubber band that had been used in a genuine library, and each figurine personally autographed by Nancy Pearl herself. Seven sets, $90 per set, and the money going to a good cause.

But there are some....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 25 Oct 05 - 08:10 AM

I think there are a number of books that would do well to be burned, but it is against my principles to suhhest it!

Here's some good news:


THE CAR THAT MAKES ITS OWN FUEL, October 24
A unique system that can produce Hydrogen inside a car using common metals such as Magnesium and Aluminum was developed by an Israeli company. The system solves all of the obstacles associated with the manufacturing, transporting and storing of hydrogen to be used in cars. When it becomes commercial in a few years time, the system will be incorporated into cars that will cost about the same as existing conventional cars to run, and will be completely emission free.
Full story at http://www.physorg.com/news7499.html

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 10:38 PM

I've always wanted to take all the books that haven't sold at the last four or five Friends' booksales and burn them. In public. After inviting the Intellectual Freedom people to a weenie roast.

So far I've been talked out of it.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 10:08 PM

No, I was being flip. And after thinking about it for about 20 seconds, I conclude that the appropriate sign for this thread is Taurus. I was thinking of a ram when I first posted, but came up with the name Sagittarius instead of Aries (see how much time I spend reading the horridscopes). Head butting, voraciously devouring any topic (a goat-like appetite). About 10 seconds into that 20 seconds (isn't Google fast!) I realized it should have been Aries, or maybe Capricorn, whatever the heck a "sea-goat" is. Is that supposed to be "she-goat"? Anyway, appetite aside, the end result is pure unadulterated BS, so it must be Taurus.

Now, where was I? Storage? I haven't suffered any slings and arrows (eros, either, darnit!) regarding the stuff in my garage, but there is too much of it. So I'll be doing a garage sale one of these days. I have to fix the weedwhacker first. It needs a new starter cord. That's probably my high dollar item in the sale, so I want it in working order. Can't get anything for broken stuff--even BS won't rescue you from that one.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 09:07 PM

You're going to shoot your stuff full of arrows?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 04:06 PM

Maybe others prefer a Sagittarius approach to garage management?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 11:58 AM

There are ways to offload some of the excess Self-storage baggage in a hurry. I found cancer to be a way to streamline things for a while. It's gone, but the reminder is still there in the form of a few scars.

Nothing like those sported by bludgeoned Lukey, however.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 08:59 AM

Lukey was at Clancy Yancy's bar last night and figgered that he needed some way to "redishcover" himself. He went upstairs with Boom-Boom Betty and a quart of Real Old Monongehela Rye Wisky (the spelling is correct; the stuff is distilled in Corn Creek and hasn't ever been near Pennsylvania) -- the stuff they call "Frisky Wisky" around here. Lukey and Boom-Boom were flagranto delicto and pretty active when the floor gave way. They crashed through to the basement of Clancy's joint and the waterbed busted like a giant water balloon. Wiped out Clancy's setup for bringing beer up the bar, flooded the tortilla chips in storage, and managed to force more water into the floor drains than they could take, with th result that all the toilets fired a geyser at the ceiling. Took Sagebrush Sammy by surprise; he'd just set down for a "spell of readin' the pages from the Sears catalog." By the time the fire department got there with pumps and rescue equipment everyone was pretty soggy, Boom-Boom was beating Kiss drum solos on the right side Lukey's head with a piece of rebar, and Lukey's wife was pounding out Gene Krupa on the left side with a cast iron skillet, and they were both comparin' notes about Lukey's short comings. Clancy Yancy was talkin' to his lawyer and pointin' at Lukey, and the regulars were lookin' for tar and feathers.

Lukey had a beatific look on his face, and it wasn't brought about by the head hammering. We figgered that he'd either found hisself or that maybe he was still under the influence of the frisky wisky, one or the other.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 24 Oct 05 - 07:46 AM

You could name one of them Jesus. The pit bull.

Then get a parrot who can learn to say "Jesus is watching you...."

Surefire remedy for burglars.

I think a lot of people find themselves discovering, on looking in to their Self storage, that they have a lot of stuff there they don't need. It's sometimes a lot harder to rearrange than the physical storage areas are.

Why is that?



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 23 Oct 05 - 09:56 PM

Today I decided to take a look inside that storage space I'd built. I found I was saving stuff I didn't need--imagine that! Up in the rafters I found the boxes and styrofoam for the computer and printer and scanner that were stolen last February. Now all of the boxes are flattened in the back of the pickup and will be dropped in a recycle bin for cardboard in the morning. The styrofoam is in bags out at the curb.

Since it is a chilly rain tonight and since I don't have the house dog-proofed yet I opted to clean out the garage and turn a futon frame that had stood on its side into a glamorous dog bed. With it in the couch position I put the padded dog beds on the wood frame since I no longer have the mattress that came with it (should have kept it, but let folks talk me into dumping it. I probably never would use it but for sitting on, which is how dad used it, so what does it matter if it would be lumpy to sleep on?). I moved boxes, stacked, shifted, and even moved my Park Ranger stetson boxes (put them up in the aforementioned storage) to clear space for the truck (it WAS getting a little tight to pull in) and ample room for the dogs to move around. I guess I can leave the side door open if I have two dogs sleeping in the space. A pit bull and a catahoula mix--lots of noise from those two will scare off any erstwhile burglars!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Oct 05 - 09:06 PM

Actually, I guess that should be "Ohm is where the heat is."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Oct 05 - 03:58 PM

The offspring of resistance.... Voltage? Current? Ohm's Law?

Oh, I forgot. You can't go Ohm again....

"Keep the Ohm fires burning...."

"Ohm, Sweet Ohm."

"Ohm on the Range" (a song about electric stoves).

"Ohm is Where the Heart Is."

Ah, moral dilemmas! Shall I stop, or shall I abandon all restraint? Resistance, he said, is futile. But then, can I keep these puns current? Perhaps I could put up an Ohm page on the web....

Ah, if on V did not = IR.... Ou sont les neiges d'antan?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 23 Oct 05 - 01:47 PM

Resistance is futile, but close to being fertile as well...

Now, what is the offspring of resistance?


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