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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Amos 15 Jul 05 - 12:41 PM
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Amos 15 Jul 05 - 09:37 PM
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Amos 16 Jul 05 - 10:25 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 15 Jul 05 - 12:41 PM

that rotating through the parameters of one dimension will bring about concomitant relocations of "BS universe" due to the intersection of influences between sets, even though the value of the second, third, fourth, fifth or sixth axis is constant. Thus the number of resultant sets of BS spaces would be on the order of (6^6)^6. This number (possibly the original interpretation of Deuternonmy's number of "the beast") defines available universes in BS space.

This opens the door to the interesting hypothesis that the arch-enemy of authoritarian dogma is BS....or at least, better BS. But that is a subject for another essay.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,MMario
Date: 15 Jul 05 - 12:46 PM

one leg of the stool that upholds the Grand Unified Theory of BS

I thought there WAS only one leg on the stool- and the level of BS is what supports the stool. self-support in some ways - stool supported stool


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 15 Jul 05 - 08:11 PM

The nature of the stool is such that while no leg is necessary, an infinite number of legs are possible. It all depends on how the stool feels at any given time. When the stool is grumpy, we're lucky to get two legs. When it's feeling magnanimous we may get 158^34 legs. Just depends on a lot of factors, some of which even the stool doesn't understand, and the stool is extremely smart. In fact, it is smarter than all MOABites put together with a healthy dish of Stephen Hawking on the side. That's some stool, huh?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Jul 05 - 08:23 PM

That's what I said to the proctologist.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 15 Jul 05 - 09:37 PM

To which he replied "You were supposed to think of that before you left to come here!"

In other, more sturdy new: Sponges with pores only nanometers in diameter could help lead to advanced fuel cells in hydrogen-powered cars, as well as super-coolants to keep perishable drugs fresh and devices to clean out toxins in the body, experts told UPI's Nano World.

The current market for such nanoporous and microporous adsorbents is $1.77 billion and is expected to rise to $2.12 billion by 2012, noted technical market research firm Business Communications Company in Norwalk, Conn.

"The market for these nanoporous adsorbents will grow much more rapidly in dollar value than the microporous adsorbents," said Ravindra Deshpande, a market-research analyst in Harrisburg, Pa.

Adsorbents stick to any number of chemicals.They find use in everything from pet litter, where they soak up odors, to environmental remediates, where they help draw out toxins.The greater the surface area they have, the more molecules they can stick to.As the size of the pores on an adsorbent decreases, it offers more surface area per unit volume of the product.

"We have several thousand meters square per gram.Imagine five football fields in one gram of material," said Doug Smith, president of nanoporous adsorbent manufacturing company NanoPore in Albuquerque, N.M.

NanoPore has developed nanoporous adsorbents that soak up air and thus act highly effectively as thermal insulation."We'll have nanoporous insulation winging up in the space shuttle," Smith said."People like Boeing and General Electric are our customers."

The real value of nanoporous adsorbents is how they enable whole new classes of products, Deshpande explained."One emerging technology is hydrogen storage for vehicles powered by hydrogen gas," he said."What these tanks have are adsorbents in them that hydrogen sticks to, so you could store more hydrogen per given unit weight.So nanoporous adsorbents are an enabling technology for some of the really major upcoming things."NanoPore has also developed a novel cooler that sucks out heat by evaporating water from nanoporous adsorbents."You get cooling on demand, seven times the cooling power of ice, with low weight and cost, for shipping drugs around, for instance," Smith said.



This, too, could be very important....


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 01:08 AM

The possibilities beggars the imagination: condoms, for one.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 01:13 AM

MMario,

There's some powerful stool on my gardening shoe right now, holding up some work I had to do around the house. That's because I won't let this shoe back into the house until the stool stops being so powerful.

Darned dog. Left a steaming pile right in front of the side door into the garage.

This is the same dog, by the way, who this morning watched me, then my son step carefully over the dog-proof chicken wire that surrounds the veggie garden. She then happily hopped over to join us.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 10:25 AM

London delegates to a global conference on the future have been warned that our universe may be just "too queer" to understand.

Richard Dawkins, the professor and "Selfish Gene" author from Oxford University, said we were living in what he called a "middle world" reality that we have created, the BBC reported Friday.

Experts in design, technology, and entertainment have gathered in Oxford to share their ideas about the future our futures. It is the first time the annual event, known as TED Global, has been held in Europe. In the past, it has been a U.S. event.

Dawkins' opening talk, in a session called Meme Power, explored the ways in which humans invent their own realities to make sense of the infinitely complex worlds they are in.

"Are there things about the universe that will be forever beyond our grasp, in principle, ungraspable in any mind, however superior?" he asked. "Successive generations have come to terms with the increasing queerness of the Universe."




Increasing queerness? Or just the same amount, more openly discussed?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 12:49 PM

Those scientist fellers are dead wrong! There ain't nothin' queer about the Universe. They're just lookin' in th' wrong places. If they would put more of their efforts toward understanding BS, they'd have it all figured out in no time. The answer isn't in the stars or inside the atom! It's in the pie, the pile and the flop! Just ask the stool. The stool knows!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 01:37 PM

"I say, Smedley. Have you heard about Reggie?"
"Why no, Charles. What is it?"
"He's living in a tree in Borneo with an Orangatang."
"Good Lord! Male or female?"
"Female, of course! Nothing queer about old Reggie!"


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 01:38 PM

The secret is



Compost!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 01:49 PM

Yes, I knew that. But it's only part of The Secret.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 02:02 PM

Round in circles BS goes,
If it ends, no one knows,
It changes shape and speed and size,
As fast as politicians lies,
Verse and physics, in a blend,
It's driven us lot round the Bend,
Just two more lines, to round this off,
Have left me at a total loss.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 02:21 PM

Excuse me, but that should be either "oss" or "loff". "Loff" might be preferable, since it's obviously a poem from 18th Century, when the "f-type" S was in vogue.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 16 Jul 05 - 03:39 PM

I would suggest:

"Have made me feeling like a toff" or
"I think I'll go and have a boff", or perhaps, "
Excuse me while I hide a cough", or even, "
And then this thin pretense I'll slough", except it is usually pronounced 'sluff', or
"It's time for me to go alof'" or
"As written by a Romanov", or
"Writ with my Kalishnikov", or even
"And then my hat I'll kindly doff".

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 07:36 AM

Slough? Slough!?
It is pronounced as below.

Slough- John Betjeman

Come friendly bombs and fall on Slough!
It isn't fit for humans now,
There isn't grass to graze a cow.
Swarm over, Death!

Come, bombs and blow to smithereens
Those air -conditioned, bright canteens,
Tinned fruit, tinned meat, tinned milk, tinned beans,
Tinned minds, tinned breath.

Mess up the mess they call a town-
A house for ninety-seven down
And once a week a half a crown
For twenty years.

And get that man with double chin
Who'll always cheat and always win,
Who washes his repulsive skin
In women's tears:

And smash his desk of polished oak
And smash his hands so used to stroke
And stop his boring dirty joke
And make him yell.

But spare the bald young clerks who add
The profits of the stinking cad;
It's not their fault that they are mad,
They've tasted Hell.

It's not their fault they do not know
The birdsong from the radio,
It's not their fault they often go
To Maidenhead

And talk of sport and makes of cars
In various bogus-Tudor bars
And daren't look up and see the stars
But belch instead.

In labour-saving homes, with care
Their wives frizz out peroxide hair
And dry it in synthetic air
And paint their nails.

Come, friendly bombs and fall on Slough
To get it ready for the plough.
The cabbages are coming now;
The earth exhales.


Slough
by John Betjeman (1906 - 1984)

John Betjeman published his poem about Slough in 1937 in the collected works Continual Dew. Slough was becoming increasingly industrial and some housing conditions were very cramped. In willing the destruction of Slough, Betjeman urges the bombs to pick out the vulgar profiteers but to spare the bald young clerks. He really was very fond of his fellow human beings. Slough is much improved nowadays and he might be pleasantly surprised by a stroll there.


brereton@cdr.stanford.edu


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 07:50 AM

Somr time later, the poem was condensed, following an infamous civic art installation.

Come friendly bombs and fall on Slough,
Home of the concrete cow!

However as Google reveals, the concrete cows are actually in Milton Keynes. I haven't time to find the Douglas Adams description of the place, as I'm going to go mess about in boats. The water is less than 10 C. Can you tell I'm British?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:16 AM

Who wants to fool around with boats? You can come build a stockade fence alongside my back yard.

signed
Tom Sawyer


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:35 AM

Dear Bunn:

The spelling you pronounce as Slaow
Has several meanings, forms and uses.
Some speak it "sluff" and some say "slew"
Depending on what they mean to do
And we should leave them to it, too,
Withholding all abuses
Of which we have so much more than enaow.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: rumanci
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:43 AM

It is Slough to rhyme with cow
It is slow when it's time to go
It is also slough but not like a trough or a troth
Time to go .....had enough ?
I bough to your superior knowledge   *bg*

rum (to rhyme with anything you like round here it seems - and quite often PUNgently !! lol)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:55 AM

Damnit all, when you see "slough"
Remember that it rhymes with "blue"
Because the plural form is "sloughs"
And it was in the land of sloughs
That birth was given to The Blues.*







*And I don't mean those sissy prissy Oxonians, either!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: rumanci
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 11:00 AM

Dammit Rap
That slew my next line and threw me off the sense
:-P


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 11:01 AM

A slew of sighs for sorry Slough
Who can't sluff off her name, somehow.
Who chosen was to represent
(By some poetic malcontent)
All that is tinsel, cheap and slack
I wish that he could take it back!
But he thought such a poem was wise
And sloughs off all my slough of sighs.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 11:05 AM

The only reason I'm not jumping into this one is because my father and I already slew this pun years ago, on a memorable drive between Everett and Marysville. We crossed Ebey Slough and it started. . .

(This is a very fond memory of my dear departed Dad--the puns were reliably pungent and prolific.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:26 PM

And a slew of sighs for your Dad, as well.

Wishing he were still among us.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:40 PM

Puns? Puns? We don't make no steenkin' puns here! We engage in literate wordplay of the highest order, rejoicing in the richness and variety of English and other languages while extracting and enjoying the humor inherent in them.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 10:56 PM

Yup! That describes puns!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 11:12 PM

Apun, my word Rapaire is obviously not familiar with sloughs, but is more acquent with Egyptian Riverine language games, based on de Nile.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 11:21 PM

Amos, that makes sense, his familiarity with the Raparian environment. I am concerned at the number of brain cells sloughing off with this exercise, though.


Touché!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Jul 05 - 11:32 PM

Touche'? Nobody says that anymore. When you have made a point on the piste, either a buzzer goes off and lights light up or, if (like me) you do not use electrical scoring devices you simply acknowledge a hit. A hit is generally acknowledged in one of two ways:

1. you say, "A good hit!" or,
2. you scream "AAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHH!," pull the blade from your body and, trying not to get blood and/or gore all over the place, expire like the gentleperson you are. Forgiving the person who holed you is optional (but recommended). Poisoned blades are considered declasse' at best; calling your opponent a "rotten, slimy, backstabbing, ill-bred, louse-covered, bastard child of a hedge whore" is impolite whether or not it is true.

Nobody says "Touche'!" anymore.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 08:58 AM

Good morning, Mother!

See, Mom? I didn't forget! I was able to wish you a good morning! The first one to do so, too, I will point out.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 10:07 AM

Rap:

No-one even TRIED to say "Touche" here, that I can see. What is that set you off so?

Mom, Rap is just brown-nosing you to cover up for being retarded this morning. He'll be fine with some coffee, though. It's not his fault. It's all that bluing he's been breathing, or maybe he swallowed some guncotton.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 12:02 PM

Whatever obfuscation you throw our way, Rapaire, I can see I scored a direct hit!

BINGO!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 12:02 PM

Back to the ineffable queerness of the Universe, I am moved to ask if anyone knows an answer to this question: When, and why, did the Universe come out of the closet? And given that the closet was in the Universe, is the Universe a container within the thing contained, after Thurber? Or is spatial containment a figment of some joker's imagination? If the latter, which of you jokers dreamed it up?

If it is not empirical truth, the next question is what is the mechanism by which we imagine containment of things within each other to be so? Why is it so widely agreed-upon? Most importantly, when, why and how did we subscribe to the mechanism that gives us to believe we are contained within the universe -- and worse, within the spatial limits of some third-rate planet on some second-string Galaxy's outer rim, stuck in a suburban cluster of little renown, a strip-mall among the Cosmos? Why do we buy this automatically regenerated illusion?

My next brain-washer is going to be a Maya-tag. They never fall for this kind of crap.

Jesus is reported to have said, in some language or other, "The kingdom of heaven is within you.". Not a bad sentiment for a carpenter kiddy, but was the Naz putting us on? In? If we are supposed to believe him why do we point upward to the afterlife? What's UP?

Really, this business of being human is ridickle-dockle.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 02:25 PM

It's all a conspiracy to sell more Tupperware. If we're brainwashed into believing that everything resides inside something else, then we're far more receptive to the idea that we should spend good money for silly plastic thingies to put stuff in.

Yes, I know that humankind has been playing the box-within-a-box game for thousands of years and Tupperware hasn't even been around one measly century, but all those years were just paving the way. Tupperware was, is, and will be inevitable. The entire history of human thought has been aimed toward the single goal of selling Tupperware. No, the thinkers weren't aware of it, but if you just read any of the great works of philosophy and substitute "Tupperware" for whatever metaphysical whatsis the author is talking about, you'll see.

From the Tao Te Ching:

The Tupperware that can be told
is not the eternal Tupperware

Free from desire, you realize the Tupperware.
Caught in desire, you see only cheapo Dollar-store crap.

...mystery and manifestations
arise from the same source.
This source is called Tupperware.

Tupperware within Tupperware.
The gateway to all understanding.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 02:33 PM

Tupperware within Tupperware.
The gateway to all understanding


My God!! This guy is more brilliant than Eric Hoffer!! I think I'll become a True Believer!



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 03:00 PM

As a true believer you'll find yourself left out in the cold, awful, nasty world when everyone else experiences The Rupture. When The Rupture happens the Tupperwareians will not be Ruptured, but will instead experience the Tribunation, when all anyone will have to read will be back issues of the Chicago Tribune. That will last for 7.374 years, and then the Three Muleteers Of The End Game will appear and put you in checkmate or at least stalemate.

Do not follow the false way of the Tupperwareians! Ask them instead why it is no longer necessary to "listen for the burp" and you will see the truth! And when you know the Truth, when you have embraced the Truth, you will experience The Rupture.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,MMario
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 03:22 PM

wanting an opinion here.

I have noticed every time I time travel back to my weekend job the mudcat seems to crash. Is it possible that my journeys to and fro are causeing sub-space temporal anomolies that are interacting with the electromagnetic infrastructure of the Mudcat and causing the crashes?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 03:50 PM

Tupperware does not Rupture, Raptaire. And besides, MOM uses Tupperware. For, like, cold mashed potatoes and left-over gravy and such. So, like, what's up wid DAT, hey? An' she taught us not only not to listen for the burp, but to prevent the burp from even HAPPENING, man! Tell ya folks, remember Mom's example!! Don't be listneing for the burp!! Make pleasant conversation!! Keep your elbows off the table!! And use Tupperware!

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 04:37 PM

Why yes, Leo, you seem to have put your finger squarely on the problem. You see, since you spend your weekends living in pre-digital centuries you inadvertently bring negative technology (negatech) with you when you return to 2005. That's not a problem for most computer systems because they are engineered to be negatech resistant. However, the shear number of Mudcatters who pursue pre-hitech interests means that the Mudcat's server is being continually bombarded by negatech streams. Since your particular avocation generates the strongest negatech field, the server crashes whenever you visit after a weekend of playing the lead in "'Tis a Pity She's a Whore". Perhaps you should wait until Wednesday to visit. Give that strong negatech field some time to dissipate.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 04:56 PM

Bee-Dubya is simply quoting from an old Oriental text, the Itch Thing. Mom uses Tupperware, but she doesn't believe in Tupperwareianism. As everyone except Amos knows, Tupperwareianism requires that all of its adherents believe that Tupperware will keep them safe and unspoiled -- as long as they are leftovers! Tupperwareianism teaches nothing at all about what are theologically called "rightovers." In fact, a deeper reading of the literature of Tupperwareianism will demonstrate to the most addled and thickheaded that Tupperwareianism is by every definition a horrible cult. Adhering to it will mottle your teeth, badden your breath, roast your pickles, beat your fish, cause your carburetor to overheat, de-octanize your gasoline, kick your annelides, disseminate your crotch, pruriginate your puttocks, and ossify your media res. Use it, yes -- but for your own sake don't believe in it.





(There is also evidence that believing in Tupperwareianism can cause the Mudcat to fail, but it's not yet conclusive.)






















(Okay, now it's conclusive.)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: rumanci
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 05:00 PM

Heck Rap
Now you've done it !!
Personally
I'd have kept the cover on those little known facts of the western world
sigh


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Mom
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 05:16 PM

Burp! Ah! Garlic, onion, and tomato. . . and remember, don't use the blue lids with red sauces, or it will stain!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 05:48 PM

Mom, please tell Amos to always burp his Tupperware.

Thank you.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: rumanci
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 05:50 PM

Could you repeat that last one please ?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 05:56 PM

Rapaire:

I don't know what kind of barbarian nightmare you were raised in, but, while my mother always used Tupperware, she NEVER forced us to eat it if we didn't want to. So I have never had to burp Tupperware. I am a VERY picky eater. God only knows what those polyethylene monocarbonate molecules have done to your stomach lining over the years.

Amos


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 05:58 PM

UMmmmmmmmmm-mmmmmmmmmmmmmm!! I can eat anything now and it will be as fresh, fresh, fresh when it comes out as when it went in.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 06:22 PM

How about those spatulas? That's where the REAL mystery lies. It takes a good spatula to distribute the contents so there's enough air for the Tupperware to burp!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 06:33 PM

Only if the leftovers in question are rutabaga, mangle wurtzle or wombat. Any spare quarks will spread themselves out, and burp themselves too, if you don't mind distorting space-time a bit. You won't notice, but it will drive Gluon crazy.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 18 Jul 05 - 07:38 PM

It just occurred to me that MOAB post #8888 will be the last post consisting of all even numbers until post #20,000 rolls around. Also, post #19,999 will be the last post consisting of all odd numbers until post #31,111.

I am claiming dibs on all these numbers, but will entertain offers of cash, gold bullion or prewar Martin guitars in exchange.


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