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Message 1300784 - Posted: 31 Oct 2012, 19:56:17 UTC - in response to Message 1300670.

A caption Ang. He just beat me too it, so I had to do some cleanup. Can't comment when a game is in progress.
Are we a bit touchy tonight?


It is always more challenging to interpret intent on-line. Eric and I both interpreted your post as "snarky", and it would seem we both misunderstood you.

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Message 1301367 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 18:49:44 UTC

Few posts in the number thread the last couple of days...
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Message 1301885 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 0:25:13 UTC

My friends, THIS was your mystery kitchen tool. Justin Wilson.
And quite a tool he was.....still miss the ol' chap.
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Message 1301948 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 4:29:30 UTC

...but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat

Au Contraire!

Which cultivar do you have? I have a Meyer and love it! You can eat them as picked.


I planted the tree the year we moved in. The tag said "Modified Meyer". I didn't know what that meant, but I bought it anyway and stuck it in the ground. It has been a most generous tree. The fruit is sweet, but not so cloyingly sweet that I can't use the fruit for other applications such as fish or chard.

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Message 1301949 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 4:37:03 UTC - in response to Message 1301948.

...but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat

Au Contraire!

Which cultivar do you have? I have a Meyer and love it! You can eat them as picked.


I planted the tree the year we moved in. The tag said "Modified Meyer". I didn't know what that meant, but I bought it anyway and stuck it in the ground. It has been a most generous tree. The fruit is sweet, but not so cloyingly sweet that I can't use the fruit for other applications such as fish or chard.


My guess the modified Meyer is a genetically modified lemon.

Someone once again got to play with DNA back at a lab.
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Message 1301953 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 4:42:15 UTC - in response to Message 1301949.

My guess the modified Meyer is a genetically modified lemon.

Someone once again got to play with DNA back at a lab.




Ya think?

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Message 1301954 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 4:45:04 UTC - in response to Message 1301949.

...but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat

Au Contraire!

Which cultivar do you have? I have a Meyer and love it! You can eat them as picked.


I planted the tree the year we moved in. The tag said "Modified Meyer". I didn't know what that meant, but I bought it anyway and stuck it in the ground. It has been a most generous tree. The fruit is sweet, but not so cloyingly sweet that I can't use the fruit for other applications such as fish or chard.


My guess the modified Meyer is a genetically modified lemon.

Someone once again got to play with DNA back at a lab.


Well whatever they did, I approve!!! I cannot imagine a better tree.

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Message 1302038 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 10:57:02 UTC

"Shrimp" and "amongst"


??????????

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Message 1302062 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 12:55:40 UTC - in response to Message 1301954.

I did some web surfing on Meyer Lemons Ang.. and what I come up with is a hybrid of lemons and some other citrus fruit, possibly Mandarins(aka Mandarin Orange)


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Message 1302110 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 15:13:54 UTC - in response to Message 1302062.
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I did some web surfing on Meyer Lemons Ang.. and what I come up with is a hybrid of lemons and some other citrus fruit, possibly Mandarins(aka Mandarin Orange)



I really don't like the Meyer give me a Eureka any day. I grew up with a lemon orchard for a back yard. I had a big back yard. I loved eating the Eureka's right off the tree. Best salad dressing in the world Meyer lemon juice and a little salt.

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Message 1302125 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 15:47:42 UTC - in response to Message 1302038.

"Shrimp" and "amongst"


??????????


http://www.giga-hamburg.de/dl/download.php?d=/content/publikationen/pdf/wp107_shim.pdf
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Message 1302126 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 15:50:05 UTC

That is rather iffy Bernie, to say the least. If we are going to be that obfuscating none of us have any real chance.

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Message 1302145 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 16:47:12 UTC - in response to Message 1302126.

That is rather iffy Bernie, to say the least. If we are going to be that obfuscating none of us have any real chance.


Indeed I would have used "Whale", still put Shrimp and Amongst into google and it is the first item returned.

I always believed the game was about "word association" ie, the first thing that comes to mind on seeing (or hearing) the word in question. So whilst tenuous a case could be made!


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Message 1302165 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 17:13:20 UTC

Sometimes the first word that comes to mind has only a very, very, very tenuous link, and that link may only exist within the brain for a fleeting moment, or be the result of a transient chemical imbalance, like too much blood in the caffeine stream due to having missed one's early morning mug of espresso.... (yes, "MUG" and "ESPRESSO")
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Message 1302168 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 17:18:17 UTC

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=69855

I know that this is not a picture, just a comment, but the link is to the thread where the question of whether to allow comments in this thread is being discussed.

As such, removal of any post because of comments is up in the air, and this comment should be allowed in any case just to be sure that everyone reading this thread has been informed about that thread.

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Message 1302170 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 17:20:53 UTC

transient chemical imbalance,

Okay, useful.

No I haven't got a hangover, and no I didn't drink too much. I simply have a transient chemical imbalance.


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Message 1302172 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 17:25:15 UTC - in response to Message 1302170.

transient chemical imbalance,

Okay, useful.

No I haven't got a hangover, and no I didn't drink too much. I simply have a transient chemical imbalance.


Ooooooo...
I have lots of those.
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Message 1302318 - Posted: 4 Nov 2012, 23:09:21 UTC
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Mystery Photo Game 34


I can't think of any more hints!
Should I call it? It is one of the
best fishing spots in Quebec.

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Message 1303398 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 3:46:39 UTC - in response to Message 1302318.

Mystery Photo Game 34


I can't think of any more hints!
Should I call it? It is one of the
best fishing spots in Quebec.



Call it, I have never fished in Quebec.

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Message 1306668 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 5:02:26 UTC

John

Sure looks like it has the same surface as the side of

other than the spacing of the holes ... same punch the hole and let the metal curl up.


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