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LifetimeTrekker
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posted July 07, 2002 11:26     Click Here to See the Profile for LifetimeTrekker   Click Here to Email LifetimeTrekker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
From Twinkle Toes post above...
<< I'm just going to answer these because I feel like it... plus, you caught my attention: I love cheese >>

Originally posted by GameMaster:

Why does living so close to canada leave wisconsiners so open to using "eh?" GUHHHH, because they live so close?...

You mean Wisconsin isn't the Secret Eleventh Territory?

How do you make a pig fly? You take a couple of bats or pigeons, manage to keep their wings 'alive' as you enlarge them with some qweer chemical, and carefully attatch every artery and such to the somewhere where it can reach some of the pig's.

As a simple alternative, you can attach two Jet Assist Takeoff Rockets to the pig with wooden wings and a small rudder for stability and I guarantee it will fly...I won't say much for the landing, however!

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posted July 07, 2002 17:18     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This thread is getting pretty lame....

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ZorroTheFox
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posted July 07, 2002 18:36     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
[QUOTE]Originally posted by GameMaster:
[B]Wow, Zorro, she's etter than you... In oh, so many ways... wait, that sounded preverted, and it wasn't meant to.... really.... I swear.... Stop looking at me like that.

Why does TT think I am so "serious" all the time?

A: I promised not to tell

What makes her think I like spam?

A: you seem like the spam type

I can do the simple conversions!!! But, why can't anyone else?

A: because they have better things to do

How in the world did TT remember Sal's quote?

A: she's smart

'sup with the word "quiggy"?

A: I never used it, I think it is some kind of ebonics term

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posted July 07, 2002 18:40     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by snupy:

Not laughing now. I'm officially not speaking to you. I bet you're crushed.

so pigs aren't allowed to be female *makes notes* though if you ever met my sister in laws, you'd understand. I bet they would have to buy all three seats on SW airlines. their crappy attitudes were very helpful either.......Z

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posted July 07, 2002 18:45     Click Here to See the Profile for uilleann   Click Here to Email uilleann     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Come now, snupiness, cheer up, and cast out your despondency :-) Anyhow, the thread can't die, I mean, we've got a long way to go to catch up with this one, and we will, we will, just you wait... : ]

Hrm, alas, that I were able to think of some good questions right now. Any that I did come up with would probably either be selfish (girl-related) or technical, not good for here.

Hrm, Z, best guesses at the meaning of Suwttdirktoyya nja Virtavoxardnnjeheje. Plus, Z, what sort of incentive do you reckon people would have to offer for me to reveal the answer? And where is the only one place you'd ever read that phrase?

- uilleann

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posted July 07, 2002 18:45     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
[QUOTE]Originally posted by SpikeSpiegel:
[B]would u like to accept charges from a heywood ublome?

A: I accept charges from nobody, I am in denial

why does the moon look like cheese?

A: because the cheese in you frige is too old, might need to get some new cheese

was tolkien a nazi?

A: no, he was actually an alien like Myself. all the creatures in his works are real in the place we came from.

why does everybody love george lucas chocolate? (im pretty sure i asked this question in some form a million times already.. but i dont really care)

A: neither do I

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posted July 07, 2002 18:48     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by snupy:
This thread is getting pretty lame....

you could always help spruce it up with some good questions. the thread can only be as good as the questions I am asked. it started out as trying to be helpful, but now all the questions are getting quite boring.......Z

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posted July 07, 2002 18:52     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ZorroTheFox:
you could always help spruce it up with some good questions. the thread can only be as good as the questions I am asked. it started out as trying to be helpful, but now all the questions are getting quite boring.......Z

I would if I were speaking to you.

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posted July 07, 2002 19:03     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
[QUOTE]Originally posted by uilleann:
[B] Any that I did come up with would probably either be selfish (girl-related) or technical, not good for here.

A: I don't mind trying the girl related questions, though i'm sure I'd have help in this thread.

Hrm, Z, best guesses at the meaning of Suwttdirktoyya nja Virtavoxardnnjeheje.

A: is that klingon? >;o) unless it is in code I can honestly say I havent run across that one.

Plus, Z, what sort of incentive do you reckon people would have to offer for me to reveal the answer?

A: it might be best to just let them stew over it forever >;o)

And where is the only one place you'd ever read that phrase?

A: here


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posted July 07, 2002 19:04     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by snupy:
I would if I were speaking to you.

my my my, temper temper. did someone piss in your cheerios? ........Z

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posted July 07, 2002 19:48     Click Here to See the Profile for SpikeSpiegel   Click Here to Email SpikeSpiegel     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
how much money will episode 3 make in theaters?

what speed is my processor?

how big is my computer screen?

is it lcd or crt?

what kind of mouse do i use?

what is my favorite type of cheese?

how do i like my eggs in the morning?

what is my hard liquor of choice?

how much money do i make yearly?

what flavor of doritoes am i eating right now?

what is my height?

what game will blizzard release after World of Warcraft?


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posted July 07, 2002 21:11     Click Here to See the Profile for GameMaster   Click Here to Email GameMaster     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Snupy, retelling him you aren't speaking to him is speaking to him.

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posted July 08, 2002 00:38     Click Here to See the Profile for Bregalad   Click Here to Email Bregalad     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by uilleann:
Come now, snupiness, cheer up, and cast out your despondency :-) Anyhow, the thread can't die, I mean, we've got a long way to go to catch up with this one, and we will, we will, just you wait... : ]

That other thread is lame. It's essentially 382 pages of sigs. This one has some very long posts, not that size alone makes anything better. I suppose Zorro and snupy might disagree with me on that point though

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posted July 08, 2002 02:08     Click Here to See the Profile for uilleann   Click Here to Email uilleann     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Bregalad: I know, I was just joking :) I only saw page 1 anyhow (someone gave me that URL, and I didn't feel inclined, given my connection and CPU speed, to trawl through all 385-or-some-such pages ;)

Actually, this thread will never die, because the necro-posting muppets will ensure it doesn't ;)

Zorro: When you said the one place is here, you were wrong, but I have to give it to you that you came to that conclusion based on misleading evidence. I never thought that by typing it in there it would thus be found in two places... (duhhh, *slaps forehead*)

No, it isn't Klingon (tlhIngan Hol vIjatlhaHbe' (was that correct?)) which is evident from from the spelling. I didn't expect you to know the meaning, though, but was curious as to what you'd think it'd mean.

Some people do know, or, rather, were told. Secrecy will probably remain just as I feel stupid for both posting it and even for creating it sometimes.

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posted July 08, 2002 03:54     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bregalad:
That other thread is lame. It's essentially 382 pages of sigs. This one has some very long posts, not that size alone makes anything better. I suppose Zorro and snupy might disagree with me on that point though

Why is evryone picking on me?? If you read any of my previous replies on that ridiculous subject, you wouldn't have said that, B.

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littlefish
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posted July 08, 2002 05:54     Click Here to See the Profile for littlefish     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Should I write my thesis using TeX?

Do I need to install it on my G4 running OSX, or is it included in the Darwin distribution?

Where can I get the binaries for LaTeX?

How does it all work?

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posted July 08, 2002 06:14     Click Here to See the Profile for LifetimeTrekker   Click Here to Email LifetimeTrekker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by snupy:
I would if I were speaking to you.

I must've missed something...why is Snupy not speaking to Zorro?

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posted July 08, 2002 06:38     Click Here to See the Profile for spungo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by LifetimeTrekker:
I must've missed something...why is Snupy not speaking to Zorro?

Beats me. After 15 pages I'm starting to get a little confused...

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posted July 08, 2002 15:25     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
[QUOTE]Originally posted by SpikeSpiegel:
[B]how much money will episode 3 make in theaters?

A: sigh, more of these questions. Less than episode 2. it always seems to taper off.

what speed is my processor?

A: I'm shocked you don't know the answer. Why would anyone own a computer and not know such things.

how big is my computer screen?

A: take a ruler and measure it diagonally.

is it lcd or crt?

A: look behind it. if there is a big tube, it is crt. if not, it is the former.

what kind of mouse do i use?

A: honestly I though you moved up to gerbils. I suppose you use a brown mouse, though it was white when you bought it.

what is my favorite type of cheese?

A: why is everything about you, don't you have anything important you need to know. from now on your favorite cheese is cottage. any other answer is a total lie and you know it.

how do i like my eggs in the morning?

A: hot, though once you move out of mommy's house you'll have to settle for what you can order at denny's >;o)

what is my hard liquor of choice?

A: JD, it is everyones liquor of choice and now it is also yours. BTW, did you know women hold their liquor by the ears >;o)

how much money do i make yearly?

A: less than you spend, that is why you still live with mommy.

what flavor of doritoes am i eating right now?

A: cool ranch, it might taste and look like something else but I assure you it is cool ranch.

what is my height?

A: I'm not sure how tall trolls can be, I can't get close enough to them without being overcome by the odor.

what game will blizzard release after World of Warcraft?

A; another cheezy sequal to a more succeful game. I thin they lack imagination these days.


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posted July 08, 2002 15:28     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by snupy:
Why is evryone picking on me?? B.

I think they just need an excuse to talk about you is all. >;o) ......Z

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posted July 08, 2002 15:36     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
[QUOTE]Originally posted by littlefish:
[B]Should I write my thesis using TeX?

A: only if you honestly thing it will help the grade. I've found that some instructors aren't easily impressed and prefer things as basic as possible, though if you resort to using an old Royal typewriter I suppose that would be taking the basic premise too far.

Do I need to install it on my G4 running OSX, or is it included in the Darwin distribution?

A: now it seems you are entering the realm of MacGenius's Q&A http://www.geekculture.com/ultimatebb/Forum12/HTML/000458.html I'm more of the life's questions kinda geek.

Where can I get the binaries for LaTeX?

A: wow, I didn't know they had binaries for comdoms. is it only the LaTeX variety, or do they also have them for the sheepskin kind >;o)

How does it all work?

A: the latex is stronger, but the sheepskin gives more feeling and sensitivity. but then that beg the question, if you use a sheepskin condom, is that a form of bestiality? >;o) sorry the perversion in answering, it's been a long day......Z

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posted July 08, 2002 15:44     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by LifetimeTrekker:
I must've missed something...why is Snupy not speaking to Zorro?

the same reason most females don't speak to Me, but that is a question best left unanswered. I prefer the confusion and chaos to any sort of understanding anyway >;o) .......Z

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posted July 08, 2002 15:45     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by spungo:
He Beats me. After 15 lashes I'm starting to get a little confused...


shhhh, you weren't supposed to tell anyone about that....jk.......Z

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posted July 08, 2002 16:07     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I was offended by the "pig" comment-i thought it was mean even for Z, but I realize people are free to say what they want here. That's why we all keep coming back, isn't it? Besides, I can't stay mad at anyone

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posted July 08, 2002 16:11     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by ZorroTheFox:
I think they just need an excuse to talk about you is all. >;o) ......Z

Why do they want to talk about me????

...and why did Bregalad assume we'd answer the same way about a certain subject?

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posted July 08, 2002 16:13     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
>>A: JD, it is everyones liquor of choice and now it is also yours. BTW, did you know women hold their liquor by the ears >;o)

Only if they're lucky

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posted July 08, 2002 16:15     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Oh, I guess that's why.

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why does michael jackson so desperately want to be a white woman?

did oj really do it?

who will win the superbowl next year?

which new sitcom of next season will bomb the first?

what was the name of Theoden's adviser?

why was mace windu's lightsaber purple? (there is a real reason)

what will happen on the series finale of Enterprise?

what will the name be of the next Star Trek tv show?

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posted July 08, 2002 22:54     Click Here to See the Profile for Bregalad   Click Here to Email Bregalad     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by snupy:
...and why did Bregalad assume we'd answer the same way about a certain subject?

I needed the names of a proud owner of heavy equipment and somebody who might appreciate what such a man can bring to the party. Twinkie hasn't gotten that far yet. Nor do I think a 14 year old should, but that's just my old fashioned opinion.

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I'm going to piss said Twinkie off by stateing that you confused her with that statement breg heeh...I was thoughtfull enough to explain to her what you meant though heh

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How dare you assume, Breg... shame SHAME...

quote:
Originally posted by snupy:
This thread is getting pretty lame....

Excuse me? I dun mean to be TOO rude, but if ya dun like it then leave! Dun post in it anymore if you think it's getting lame... you'd just be adding to thew lameless!

Sorry (eh, not too much), but damnit, I like keeping things alive.

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quote:
Originally posted by uilleann:
Hrm, Z, best guesses at the meaning of Suwttdirktoyya nja Virtavoxardnnjeheje. Plus, Z, what sort of incentive do you reckon people would have to offer for me to reveal the answer? And where is the only one place you'd ever read that phrase?

- uilleann


I actually think it looks like apart of the Welsh language...

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quote:
Originally posted by Twinkle Toes:
How dare you assume, Breg... shame SHAME...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by snupy:
[b]This thread is getting pretty lame....


Excuse me? I dun mean to be TOO rude, but if ya dun like it then leave! Dun post in it anymore if you think it's getting lame... you'd just be adding to thew lameless!

Sorry (eh, not too much), but damnit, I like keeping things alive.

[/B][/QUOTE]

But if I don't post in it, then it will really be lame.

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posted July 09, 2002 07:05     Click Here to See the Profile for snupy   Click Here to Email snupy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
...and I thought we could all do a little better than cheese questions

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quote:
Originally posted by Bregalad:
I needed the names of a proud owner of heavy equipment and somebody who might appreciate what such a man can bring to the party. Twinkie hasn't gotten that far yet. Nor do I think a 14 year old should, but that's just my old fashioned opinion.

Hmm..I'll have to be more careful in my posts if I come off that shallow.

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quote:
Originally posted by snupy:
>>A: JD, it is everyones liquor of choice and now it is also yours. BTW, did you know women hold their liquor by the ears >;o)

Only if they're lucky


Sheesh, folks! There's minors here!

...hm... but I wonder if that's how Prince Charles got the way he is...

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Originally posted by snupy:
Hmm..I'll have to be more careful in my posts if I come off that shallow.

Shallow? I always understood that heavy equipment was used to dig deep

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Quoting Twinkle Toes:
I actually think it looks like apart of the Welsh language...

Heh, but of course you would, you... oops, better be careful what I say about the Welsh, they're not far from me and they'll come burn my house down if I don't look out... oops, did I say that? *runs*

Nah, it's not Welsh. Languages all tend to have common letter patterns - the frequency of letters, and what groups they are visible in. Dutch, for example, has a lot of 'oo's and 'aa's in, and the like. If you see "random" capitals, and lots of 'tlh's, chances are its Klingon. Welsh has lots of 'y's, 'll's, and so on. Maybe I should write a language analyser...

For anyone familiar with Diane Duane's Star Trek novels, she used the reverse process to generate her Romulan text - selected letter pattern probabilities, and wrote a program to generate strings of letters based on those probabilities, and the result was a coherent set of words that looked like a language. In theory. She probably chose just the words that looked best, so what the actual results were, I don't know. You can download her program somewhere, but it is in BASIC so might need porting for those with no BASIC interpreter handy ;)

I even have a section of a BBC Micro programming book which tries to do the same with note pattern probabilities - given the last few notes, it selects what comes next, in attempt to be able to generate music of a certain style or whatnot; the more notes taken into account before the one about to be played, the more accurate it becomes. I never spent any time playing with them though - I typed in and ran one of them, and it did nothing special.

And no, it isn't Welsh, TT - it's Xirnann. Not that that tells you anything, but still.

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Originally posted by spungo:
Sheesh, folks! There's minors here!

That never bothered you before, spungo.

...hm... but I wonder if that's how Prince Charles got the way he is...



I doubt it. Somehow I can't see him scuba diving.

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posted July 09, 2002 19:11     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by snupy:
I was offended by the "pig" comment-i thought it was mean even for Z, but I realize people are free to say what they want here. That's why we all keep coming back, isn't it? Besides, I can't stay mad at anyone


remind Me never to invite you to be a contestant on 'pig in a poke" >;o) I'll definately go for the big prize. oink oink, we'll be pigs. well I'm glad you don't stay mad, that is a rare quality in girls ............Z

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