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Message 1320872 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 18:04:21 UTC - in response to Message 1320859.

We have town named Doodstil, Dorst and Biggenkerke.
Respectively meaning Deadquiet, Thirst and Porkville...

Porkville? That beats the heck out of Yermo, Its name is derived from the Spanish word for wilderness.
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Message 1320877 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 18:11:09 UTC - in response to Message 1320872.

We have town named Doodstil, Dorst and Biggenkerke.
Respectively meaning Deadquiet, Thirst and Porkville...

Porkville? That beats the heck out of Yermo, Its name is derived from the Spanish word for wilderness.



That's nice...Then you can say "I live in the wilderness";)
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Message 1320898 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 18:57:28 UTC - in response to Message 1320877.

We have town named Doodstil, Dorst and Biggenkerke.
Respectively meaning Deadquiet, Thirst and Porkville...

Porkville? That beats the heck out of Yermo, Its name is derived from the Spanish word for wilderness.



That's nice...Then you can say "I live in the wilderness";)

I already do, been doing that since 2004, just no one noticed until now.
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Message 1321079 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 1:27:01 UTC
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Speaking of odd place names, I have a shipmate from my first boat who lives in Weed, California, up near Mt. Shasta (and yes, I think he does...). And south of Bakersfield are two towns called Weedpatch and Pumpkin Center. I've had lunch in all three.
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Message 1321081 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 1:33:46 UTC - in response to Message 1321079.

Speaking of odd place names, I have a shipmate from my first boat who lives in Weed, California, up near Mt. Shasta (and yes, I think he does...). And south of Bakersfield are two towns called Weedpatch and Pumpkin Center.

Not far from here. There is also Cool, California.. Rough N Ready California
Timbuktu California, and an almost town called Maybe, California(back in frontier days they probably were not sure if it was nevada or california)
of course Azusa(everything from A-Z in the USA)Paradise(named after the Pair-O-Dice Saloon)... ah the list goes on.


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Message 1321085 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 1:48:17 UTC - in response to Message 1321081.

Speaking of odd place names, I have a shipmate from my first boat who lives in Weed, California, up near Mt. Shasta (and yes, I think he does...). And south of Bakersfield are two towns called Weedpatch and Pumpkin Center.

Not far from here. There is also Cool, California.. Rough N Ready California
Timbuktu California, and an almost town called Maybe, California(back in frontier days they probably were not sure if it was Nevada or California)
of course Azusa(everything from A-Z in the USA)Paradise(named after the Pair-O-Dice Saloon)... ah the list goes on.


Bob Hope and Daffy Duck had a line that contained the following: Anaheim, Azusa and Cucamonga...
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Message 1321089 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 2:03:25 UTC

How about a place name that will get an immature giggle? This place isn't far from where I live :)
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Message 1321177 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 7:19:57 UTC - in response to Message 1321159.

Oh no... It's the evil Cat Woman, someone call the Batman on the Red Phone...

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Message 1321189 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 8:12:20 UTC



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Message 1321191 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 8:16:43 UTC


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Message 1321384 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 17:19:06 UTC
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Wondering what that second thing from the left is...
Looks like a Terminator Character in a Star Wars movie.
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Message 1321400 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 17:33:42 UTC

Maybe a Roombot upright vacuum cleaner?
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Message 1321402 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 17:37:00 UTC

The first one is an elusive Seti toaster, the second is a games hand grip.

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Message 1321429 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 17:50:48 UTC

Evolution alright...;)
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Message 1321477 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 18:07:16 UTC

The first one is an elusive Seti toaster, the second is a games hand grip.

Here's its cousin, the Cylon Toaster...

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Message 1321485 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 18:10:50 UTC

Wonder if we could get digital toast out of there...;)
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Message 1321523 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 18:24:36 UTC - in response to Message 1321485.

Wonder if we could get digital toast out of there...;)

Only if You have the right Rabbit Ears...

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