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Message 694859 - Posted: 27 Dec 2007, 1:38:46 UTC



"Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us."
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Message 694860 - Posted: 27 Dec 2007, 1:43:01 UTC - in response to Message 694859.  



"Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us."
Bill Watterson



Well said!
Hear, hear!
Capitalize on this good fortune, one word can bring you round ... changes.
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Message 694892 - Posted: 27 Dec 2007, 2:42:58 UTC

Difficult to argue with that.

Having said that, I disagree.
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Message 697097 - Posted: 3 Jan 2008, 22:06:45 UTC

There are only two types of people in the world, good and evil...

The odd thing is that both of them accuse the other of being evil... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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Message 697368 - Posted: 4 Jan 2008, 19:17:33 UTC

"You can lead a horse to water, but until you get him to float on his back you really haven't accomplished much."
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Message 697484 - Posted: 5 Jan 2008, 2:02:08 UTC - in response to Message 697368.  

Was that the politically correct version of: 'Take a long walk on a short pier'... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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Message 697503 - Posted: 5 Jan 2008, 3:08:18 UTC

If man were but half as smart as he thinks he is

he would be twice as smart as he really is
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Message 697507 - Posted: 5 Jan 2008, 3:31:48 UTC - in response to Message 697503.  

If man were but half as smart as he thinks he is

he would be twice as smart as he really is


If a man would think half as much about who he postures to be
and twice as much about who he truly is..
He would be four times less likely to try to be
Some sixteen times more than really he gives.
"Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting." Alan Dean Foster

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Message 697999 - Posted: 6 Jan 2008, 22:17:47 UTC
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Analog technology put a man on the moon...
What has digital technology done for us?

A computer can perform complex operations with simple ones and zeros...
Why do people need so many complex programming languages?

Simple jogging push-ups pull-ups and sit-ups have kept people in shape for thousands of years...
In a society with access to complex fitness equipment, why are so many people out of shape?

And for goodness sake, why do people have to enunciate about everything...
Progress should be something visible, not something proclaimed...

One step forward two steps back... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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Message 698003 - Posted: 6 Jan 2008, 22:33:25 UTC

Thought for today (6 Jan 2008)
Don't put of till tomorrow what you can leave till next week

Old enough to know better(but)still young enough not to care
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Message 698202 - Posted: 7 Jan 2008, 19:10:51 UTC

Intelligent life out there may not know we exist. It might be sending out strong beams in millions of directions. It'll have to point that beam in exactly the right direction at exactly the right time in order for us to detect it. Also that signal would have to be in the correct frequency band. A pretty remote possibility without a tremendous number of workunits and lots of signals from the aliens.
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Message 698238 - Posted: 7 Jan 2008, 23:09:54 UTC
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My thought for every day: "No good deeds go unpunished, and when will I ever learn?"

My thought for this day: "Those who live in glasshouses should not throw stones, but if you do anyway then be sure to wear all the protections needed to avoid the cuts from the shattered glass."
"I'm trying to maintain a shred of dignity in this world." - Me

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Message 698258 - Posted: 8 Jan 2008, 0:33:23 UTC - in response to Message 698238.  

My thought for this day: "Those who live in glasshouses should not throw stones, but if you do anyway then be sure to wear all the protections needed to avoid the cuts from the shattered glass."


Addendum: At least wear SOMETHING.
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Message 698264 - Posted: 8 Jan 2008, 0:46:22 UTC - in response to Message 698258.  

My thought for this day: "Those who live in glasshouses should not throw stones, but if you do anyway then be sure to wear all the protections needed to avoid the cuts from the shattered glass."


Addendum: At least wear SOMETHING.


LOL

I was about to write an another addendum to that, but I better not




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Message 705353 - Posted: 28 Jan 2008, 19:38:24 UTC
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It's hard to believe that a single generation could do so much damage on a global scale...

On the bright side, the test results are in for the long term effects of sex, drugs, and rock&roll abuse...

Maybe if I think more positively, it will all just go away... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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Message 705365 - Posted: 28 Jan 2008, 20:20:37 UTC - in response to Message 705353.  

It's hard to believe that a single generation could do so much damage on a global scale...

On the bright side, the test results are in for the long term effects of sex drugs and rock&roll abuse...

Maybe if I think more positively, it will all just go away... ;)


I think Jeffrey watched "The Secret" one too many times or has realized he should disconnect from his SPs.
Capitalize on this good fortune, one word can bring you round ... changes.
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Message 705409 - Posted: 29 Jan 2008, 0:32:30 UTC - in response to Message 694859.  



"Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us."
Bill Watterson



When I was 12yo, my best buddy and I saw/noticed a UFO hovering nearby.
So, I apologise to you all.
We were collecting grass for John's caged rabbit. The Alien's must have concluded we were herbivors, and lost interest in communicating.

Earth? Been there. Done that. :)

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Message 707902 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 2:41:47 UTC
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Captain America now carries a firearm?

Take away the super and the hero and all you're left with is another thug with a gun... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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Message 707941 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 4:01:48 UTC

Going into the new work week, please remember that the only person to have all his work done by Friday was Robinson Crusoe.
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Message 707978 - Posted: 4 Feb 2008, 8:28:59 UTC


LOL good one.

With each crime and every kindness we birth our future.
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