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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Rapparee 16 Feb 11 - 10:00 AM
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Eiseley 16 Feb 11 - 09:08 AM
MMario 16 Feb 11 - 08:49 AM
Rapparee 15 Feb 11 - 09:25 PM
Amos 15 Feb 11 - 06:44 PM
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gnu 15 Feb 11 - 05:30 PM
Little Hawk 15 Feb 11 - 05:20 PM
Rapparee 15 Feb 11 - 05:00 PM
gnu 15 Feb 11 - 04:47 PM
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gnu 15 Feb 11 - 01:33 PM
Little Hawk 15 Feb 11 - 12:53 PM
Rapparee 15 Feb 11 - 09:37 AM
Little Hawk 15 Feb 11 - 12:45 AM
GUEST,Earl Backwater Sheryl's Daddy 14 Feb 11 - 11:15 PM
Rapparee 14 Feb 11 - 10:45 PM
Amos 14 Feb 11 - 08:56 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Feb 11 - 10:00 AM

As he always says, "Spare the rod and spoil the fishing."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Feb 11 - 09:59 AM

You can do it. In fact, you WILL do it...'cause if you don't I'll tell your father and you know what THAT means!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Eiseley
Date: 16 Feb 11 - 09:08 AM

One down, two to go!

Eiseley


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 16 Feb 11 - 08:49 AM

Amos said:system net-trace between my domain and Mudcat's. It was actually several hops short



So it never got here? or had a "head start" from your place?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 09:25 PM

So was the tracert I did. The last 15 or hops were the same as yours, though.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 06:44 PM

"That last sonnet" was a system net-trace between my domain and Mudcat's. It was actually several hops short.

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Blind DRunk in Blind River
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 06:30 PM

Geez! That is a pretty cool pitcher you posted there fer my future weddin', Rap. It has got me thinkin' some.

I ain't never been married before. So it might, like, be a cool thing to do, eh?

On toppa that this here Sheryl and her nutcase old man are becomin' a problenm that is way hard to, like, deal with, cos they are flippin' bent on me marryin' her, eh? And the old man might shoot me too, if'n I don't do right by her. I can't see lettin' that happen!

So maybe I should, like, bite the bullet and do it...

It would be majerly cool to have some little McBride kids runnin' around here, and I know that if I had a son I could, like, teach him all the stuff he needs to know, like, about growin' dope and drivin' snowmobiles and rollin' smokes and stuff. I could, like, groom him, eh? To, like, follow in my footsteps. Or if it was a daoughter, then...well, I would hafta get some advise on that from maybe Officer Dana or someone. There are the talent shows over at the Iron Horse, eh? The girls who win get to be servers there sometimes, long as they can, like, balance a tray with 12 beer on it.

The thing, is...gettin' married is a majer step and ya gotta be preepared to erne a desent livin' for yuerself and the fambly. I can't see Cheryl doin' much besides maybe workin' at the Timmies or the Vareyity store or somethin'...and anyways, she will be havin' to handle the baby fer awhiles...till he gets weened on to the beer, eh?

So that puts the load on me.

This means I am gonna have to take the bull by the mungoberries and bare DOWN!

I got a plan I am workin' on. Just wait and see.

- Shane


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 05:30 PM

Rap... you were one syllable over in your sonnet.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 05:20 PM

Bearded Bruce was posting the damn things forever on a thread I started. He seems to have quit doing so recently.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 05:00 PM

Or several volumes. It's the mean thing to do.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 04:47 PM

So should I post a sonnet of one line?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 03:53 PM

Amos, as long as a sonnet is about fourteen lines long it qualifies as a sonnet. It's the average number of lines in all sonnets ever written that counts. As long as bar-X for the summation of all lines of all sonnets equals 14, all is well.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 01:33 PM

A... that last sonnet has to many lines.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 12:53 PM

That sounds like a pretty prescient set of predictions, Rapparee. Yes, it's going to be difficult for Shane to join the work force, given that he has little or no experience and little or no inclination for it. He really should have been born to some filthy rich family like Penelope Rutledge's and provided with a generous yearly allowance and not have been required to even deal with nasty things like seeking work...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 09:37 AM

Yes, I can see his work record now...

June 1 to June 1: Got fired from job changeing tyres.

June 14 to June 27: Job sorting stuff at dump. Got fired becuz boss didn't liek me looking in dump for stuff to sell.

July 29 to September 13: Locked up for drunkiness.

Septer 14 to November 3: Worked for Blind River garbage colection detp. Got let go for missed truk too offen an got in fite with boss.


Finally, Earl will give him a job shoveling snow, digging ditches, cleaning septic tanks, and similar odd jobs. Eventually Shame will see the value of long hours of hard work, give up the booze, and spend his time being fertilizer for daisies.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 15 Feb 11 - 12:45 AM

That picture of Shane's wedding day is absolutely classic, Rapparee, and should bring a tear to the eye of any North Ontarian who sees it. It's going to be a great day for Blind River when Shane McBride finally takes on the mantle of parental responsibility and all the joys and sorrows that go with it.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Earl Backwater Sheryl's Daddy
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 11:15 PM

I want to Welcome Shane McBride into our Family. The Backwaters an the McBride's have been in Ontario fro many years and now these two distingushed famlies will be merjed. With Shane marrying my Little Princess Sheryl he will finaly become a Man, a Man with Famly Responsebilitys and a Man To Be Proud Of. If he don't or hje leaves my Little Princess Sheryl in the Lurj I will have to Take Certain Measures and nail his Nuts to a tree and then shoot him to peeces. Welcome, to my new Son in law!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 10:45 PM

Shame's gonna be a daddy! Shame's gonna be a daddy!

...Oh the count is up to nine
And the twins are doin' fine,
Roll me over, lay me down
And do it again...


And on Shame's wedding day....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 08:56 PM

traceroute to mudcat.org (173.163.150.105), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets
...
4 be8-lsanca4-rt1.socal.rr.com (66.75.129.3) 12.104 ms 14.992 ms 11.889 ms
5 ae-6-0.cr0.lax00.tbone.rr.com (66.109.6.212) 11.954 ms 12.683 ms 12.197 ms
6 ae-0-0.pr0.lax10.tbone.rr.com (66.109.6.133) 12.189 ms 11.847 ms 11.589 ms
7 be-10-203-pe01.600wseventh.ca.ibone.comcast.net (75.149.229.73) 12.844 ms 12.903 ms 12.397 ms
8 pos-2-2-0-0-cr01.losangeles.ca.ibone.comcast.net (68.86.87.153) 14.276 ms 15.697 ms 11.900 ms
9 pos-0-10-0-0-cr01.dallas.tx.ibone.comcast.net (68.86.87.38) 48.541 ms 50.820 ms 47.615 ms
10 pos-0-13-0-0-cr01.atlanta.ga.ibone.comcast.net (68.86.85.254) 69.224 ms 68.457 ms 68.986 ms
11 pos-1-8-0-0-cr01.ashburn.va.ibone.comcast.net (68.86.87.89) 84.113 ms 84.298 ms 84.153 ms
12 pos-0-14-0-0-ar01.401nbroadst.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.86.90.10) 90.430 ms 91.233 ms 93.571 ms
13 pos-0-3-0-0-ar01.ivyland.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.192.189) 89.210 ms 88.057 ms 90.800 ms
14 te-9-4-ar02.ivyland.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.159.222) 89.353 ms 91.269 ms 97.834 ms
15 te-3-3-ar01.lowerpaxton.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.158.181) 91.247 ms 91.298 ms 91.289 ms
16 te-9-3-ur01.bluemountain.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.40.117) 93.558 ms 93.236 ms 94.491 ms
17 te-1-3-ur01.newport.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.40.113) 96.859 ms 95.849 ms 95.563 ms
18 te-1-3-ur01.lewistown.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.40.77) 97.312 ms 96.200 ms 95.651 ms
19 te-1-1-ur01.huntingdon.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.41.2) 97.145 ms 97.065 ms 96.070 ms
20 te-1-1-ur01.statecollege.pa.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.40.206) 96.504 ms 98.498 ms 97.542 ms
21 68.85.43.174 (68.85.43.174) 112.951 ms 108.935 ms 111.564 ms
22 173-163-150-105-cpennsylvania2.hfc.comcastbusiness.net (173.163.150.105) 107.109 ms 101.762 ms 106.215 ms


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Blind DRunk in Blind River
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 08:35 PM

What? Did I just here a strainge flippin' noise in my ear? It must be the naybors dog barkin'. Hey, Don! That flippin' dog is barkin' again! Get the BB gun!

- Shane


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 07:54 PM

Shame, unless you have an identical twin brother -- you're a daddy. If you DO have an identical twin brother you might want to have a little talk with him.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Blind DRunk in Blind River
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 05:59 PM

I am real sorry about them harsh words I, like, said too, eh, Dale? I would love to see that new bogger of yourn, man. It sounds flippin' amazing! I figger it is a good time to, like, brawdin my, like, herizens, eh? So I figger on a road trip Down East and we will come visit youse fer sure. I hope ya got lots of beer.

Now that I know that Sheryl is only, like, 17 I am quite totally sure that it musta been someone else that she was with, eh? Definately not ME. No WAY, eh? You cannot trust them jeanetic tests because of how the jeans get spread all over, so I figger her Dad is majerly on the wrong track here, but bein' as how he is a stubbern fliphead who don't know how to cam down and look at things logical, like, I figger there aint' no use in talkin' to him about it, know'msayin'? It woudl be like talkin' to a flippin' pit bull.

I gotta arrange things with Don and we will come down soon and do a flippin' pig roast with youse guys! I will bring my Jap Telecaster that I found a while back, okay? Rock on!!!

- Shane


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Dale
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 04:57 PM

17? Well then, no way we had any relshions Sheryl. When I got the condams outta yer purse yer ID said you were 19. I am reely careful about these things on accounta my loyer told me I gotta never do that agin or I'll never get outta jail agin. Musta bin another Sheryl.

Shane... I am sorry for the misunderstadin. I hope we can still be frends. If ya get a chance ta get Down Home, bring Don and we'll go up ta Del's camp and fire up the new bogger. Ya gotta see this ride man. 36 inch mudders and 4 ton Warn's front and back with rased pullies sos ya can lift er straight up a pine. I prefer a silver birch of course but most a them are cut sept near water and that's where the wardens hang out lookin fer jackers.

Anyway, Daisy took me back so I gotta lay low fer a while. Bear season starts in April so it'll be at least then. Let me know.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 04:21 PM

"... three carefully researched essays, about 12 to 15 pages each, all to be turned in by early next Monday morning."

Good lord! I find that a tad silly (you are working a 40 hour week at the liberry too?). I was gonna say, "What a buncha pricks!" but I am a gentleman I am.

When I did my masters in Engineering I had to give at least five 30 minute presentaions a week as well as attened a minimum of 36 credit hours of classes but I was a full time student on a paid Assistanceship.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 03:21 PM

Three and nine
And six-six-oh!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 03:20 PM

Mom, oh, Mom, dear Mom of mine....
Won't you be my Valentine?
For your gift, I will bestow...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 03:16 PM

Said Sister Maria was once much younger--back just after the War she survived the ebbs and flows of military might across the borders once trampled by the Huns. In a human interest story, her then Mothert Superior was interviewed by a London reporter about the tribulations experienced by the sisters during the War.

"Vel, ya know, first ting, da Chermans swept down into Macedonia and camped all dere troops and tanks in der orchards, ate up the pigs and chickens and raped all der nuns, except for Sister Maria Cyrilla ."

"Den der partisans rose up and camped in der forest behind the convent. At night dey came down and swept up all der chickens and piugs to eat, and raped all der nuns. Except for Sister Maria Cyrilla ."

"My God!" said the reporter. "How terrible!!"

"Oh, ya. Den der Chermans drove de partisans out and moved into der orchard again, ate up der cows and raped all der nuns, Except for Sister Maria Cyrilla ."

"Wow! What happened next??"

"Vell, once der Allies came up through Italy and drove de Chermans back to Berlin, part ofd the American Army moved in to liberate the country, undt DEY parked deir trucks in der orchard and ate all der apples and chickens, and raped all der nuns. Except for Sister Maria Cyrilla ."

"This sister-- did you say Sister Maria Cyrilla ? -- must be very holy indeed to have been left unscathed through all these horrible events!!"

"Ya, vell, ya know... Sister Maria Cyrilla --she doesn't go in for dot kind of thing....".


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 02:42 PM

PRILEP, Yugoslavia (AP) -- Outside a small Macedonian village close to the border between Greece and strife-torn Yugoslavia, a lone Catholic nun keeps a quiet watch over a silent convent. She is the last caretaker of the site of significant historical developments spanning more than 2,000 years.

When Sister Maria Cyrilla of the Order of the Perpetual Watch dies, the convent of St. Elias will be closed by the Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Macedonia.

However, that isn't likely to happen soon as Sister Maria, 53, enjoys
excellent health.

By her own estimate, she walks 10 miles daily about the grounds of the
convent, which once served as a base for the army of Attila the Hun. In more ancient times, a Greek temple to Eros, the god of love, occupied the hilltop site. Historians say that Attila took over the old temple in 439 A.D. and used it as a base for his marauding army.

The Huns are believed to have first collected and then destroyed a large gathering of Greek legal writs at the site.

It is believed that Attila wanted to study the Greek legal system, and
had the writs and other documents brought to the temple. Scholars
differ on why he had the valuable documents destroyed--either because he was barely literate and couldn't read them, or because they provided evidence of democratic government that did not square with his own notion of rule by an all-powerful tyrant.

When the Greek church took over the site in the 15th Century and the
convent was built, church leaders ordered the pagan statue of Eros
destroyed, so another ancient Greek treasure was lost. Today, there is only the lone sister, watching over the old Hun base.

And that's how it ends: No Huns, no writs, no Eros, and nun left on
base.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 12:46 PM

Oh, dear. I have a feeling Shane will be taking another lengthy road trip shortly. Anyone got spare change to help him along the way?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Sheryl Backwater
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 12:43 PM

Shane, you are the one who Knoked Me Up. Daddy payed for a jeanetic test an the docs used spit off the sigarette but you left to get your dne. It is your kid, Shane and the docs say it will be twins girls. You better call my daddy befour he cals the polise and has you charjed with Stuff becasue I am only 17 years old and y9ou can go to prison and if you don't Do Right By Me daddy says he will 'shooot you down like trhe dog you are' and feed your body to the muskitoos.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 12:40 PM

O, say a prayer for Kathy Eiseley
Who follows up her plan most wisely
And spurns pretensions (vain and dressy)
To focus on her Capstone essays!

Who will not let her brain-cells lock
By dousing them with floods of Bach
To keep the neurons and synapses
From generating mental lapses.

And, that her life should not grow duller
We hope, full-blown with flying colors,
Her efforts reach their culmination
In Eiseley's Epic Graduation!!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Eiseley
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 11:59 AM

Please take a moment to be glad you're not in graduate school. This week I have to complete my final Capstone examination. This entails writing three carefully researched essays, about 12 to 15 pages each, all to be turned in by early next Monday morning. I'll be working at home a couple of the days this week, and listening to Bach to build up the brain cells. Please give me plenty to laugh about as I work at composing intellectual BS(?) for my esteemed professors to read.

Eiseley


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 11:55 AM

"To complete this difficult day, Lincoln received an obscene letter from a Mr. A. G. Frick. It began, "If you don't Resign we are going to put a spider in your dumpling and play the Devil with you," continued unprintably from there, and concluded with "god dam a fool and goddam Abe Lincoln.""...

"...Lincoln tried to make the best of it. Speaking from the rear platform, he saw a very tall coal miner named Henry Dillon. One of them ? the sources are unclear ? said to the other, "I want to shake hands with you; I can lick salt off the top of your head!" That was the invitation to a height contest, which Lincoln barely won, to the huge enjoyment of the crowd. "



   Both from the NYT current column on the evolution of the Civil War.

But what I really want to know is, when did we stop breeding such poets in our streets and how did we kill the music of the ordinary tongue? Spider in your dumpling, indeed!!

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 08:45 AM

Think of how far he could have gone if he'd pushed Shame off that cliff when he was five years old....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 14 Feb 11 - 12:29 AM

Yes, that was one of Shane's really spectacular exploits, Rap. It has left an indelible impression on the inhabitants of the entire region. As you say, he is banned from entering Italian restaurants. He's been banned from the "liberry" too, and from a number of drinking establishments. He may soon achieve the great accomplishment of being banned from more places of business than he is allowed into. He's teetering on the edge at Tim Horton's!

Fortunately, Don can still go to these various places, with the exception of one of the largest Sudbury liquor stores. They haven't forgiven either Shane or Don for the great "school bus/liquor store" robbery of some years back. Don has learned his lesson since then, and he doesn't take Shane along when he's got a really good plan worked out for a successful heist...because "the little brother" always has a way of screwing things up somehow. In the case of the liquor store/school bus robbery, for instance, Shane suggested that they start drinking in the school bus while the robbery was still underway rather than do it after arriving home with all the booze and ditching the school bus somewhere! They did as Shane suggested, and things got a wee bit out of hand.

Just think how far Don could have gone in life by now if he'd have thought of that, say, 10 or 15 years ago...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 11:57 PM

Dishing up the straight lines for nearly 40,000 posts and counting. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 10:36 PM

But what really got Shame banned from every Italian restaurant in Ontario east to the Maritimes was that when he reached the end he pulled it all back out. He was started to re-suck the noodles when the police escorted him, weeping and sobbing over "losing his sucky", out of the building.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 10:20 PM

So AL lost one of his few friends; in spite of having his own restaurant, he was always asking people to take him out to eat, and it eventually drove them away...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 10:11 PM

Al Fresco runs an Italian food joint in Blind River. Shame was tossed outa there years ago, when he tied all of his spaghetti strands together, stood on the table, and yelled, "Watch me suck!" His suckyness caused neighboring diners to tie their strands onto the end of Shame's, and he ended up sucking for three hours. Afterward he was known as "The Biggest Sucker In Blind River" and "The King Of Suck", titles which he still holds today (nobody else wants them).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 08:33 PM

After a couple of weeks of misery, we're due some good weather, and it looks like the goddess of sunny days is going to accommodate us. MOM, it may be too soon to set up the inflatable pool, but you can at least pull the tarps off of a couple of the chairs and a table out on the sun porch. It looks like a good week for lunch al fresco.

Don't tell Shane, he'll think "al fresco" is some kind of drink and come around to mooch some off of Little Hawk. He's such a soft touch. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 08:11 PM

My fire of Passion, sighes of ayre,
Water of teares, and earthly sad despaire,
         Which my materialls bee,
But ne'r worne out by lBS made too free,,
Shee, to my losse, doth by her death repaire,
   And I might live long wretched so
But that my fire doth with my fuell grow.
      Now as those Active Kings
   Whose foraine conquest treasure brings,
Receive more, and spend more, and soonest breake:
This (which I am amaz'd that I can speake)
      This death, hath with my store
         BS encreas'd.
And so my soule more earnestly releas'd,
Will outstrip hers; As bullets flowen before
A latter bullet may o'rtake, the pouder being more.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 02:19 PM

Who`s a Harry PotterÉ


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 01:55 PM

BTW, I posted a link to one of her bits on the You Tube Gems thread a while back. Of course, you can just YT her. She is siriusly funny A.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 01:54 PM

Is Sirius radio something Harry Potter's godfather runs?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 01:36 PM

I don't think she wants to be taken Siriusly, gnu....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: gnu
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 11:18 AM

SRS... I've been listening to her on Sirius radio. She's good.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 13 Feb 11 - 01:13 AM

I'm going to pass along a site for Pat that Amos shared on facebook. I hadn't heard this woman before, but she is funny! Jeanne Robertson is from North Carolina, and she has such a common-sense delivery and classic timing that I think the endorphins from laughter will help Pat with her healing. And Rap, tell her not to call you "Left Brain" to your face. :)

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 12 Feb 11 - 10:35 PM

Ah, guys...in some countries the comma is used instead of a decimal point. E.g., 1,000 = 1.000.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 12 Feb 11 - 06:38 PM

Okay, gnu, someone else has made me a similar offer, only he said he wants $1,000 plus the painting (and I pay for shipping). I'm having a hard time deciding what to do, because I don't want this Shatner painting to be dishonored by parting with it for too small an amount of cash.

Decisions, decisions...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Eiseley
Date: 12 Feb 11 - 06:34 PM

Wonderful news! Thank you for sharing.

Kathryn


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