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Message 817230 - Posted: 11 Oct 2008, 22:26:21 UTC

Oops, I forgot a note on double ten day. The date Sun Yat Sen sent the war lords packing in the early 1900's and started a more modern China.

It is important holiday in both the mainland and Tiawan.

More recent event was my birthday on the same date, but a lot later.

In celebration we ate out a a Chinese restaurant.


My standing joke is which ten is the month and which is the day number. Seems that a lot of the world uses day, month, year rather than the US custom of month, day, year. There are eleven other months that can claim doubles, of course.


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Message 817236 - Posted: 11 Oct 2008, 22:35:14 UTC

What is death?

The silence that follows a loud FART in a crowded lift.

That's death.
'No one can make you inferior without your consent.'
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Message 817238 - Posted: 11 Oct 2008, 22:38:56 UTC - in response to Message 817236.  

What is death?

The silence that follows a loud FART in a crowded lift.

That's death.

Ouch.....I smell panic........
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Message 817249 - Posted: 11 Oct 2008, 22:51:14 UTC

Info is info... If info upsets you, than you haven't successfully processed that info yet... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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Message 817980 - Posted: 13 Oct 2008, 9:43:46 UTC

A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
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Message 818002 - Posted: 13 Oct 2008, 11:14:55 UTC - in response to Message 817980.  

A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
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I buy that.. But a woman can not be happy with any man if he does not love
her.. Maybe thats why its the woman who in most cases are the one who walks
out of relationships.. Hmm... thats a thought really.. ;-) I think i learned
something.... lol


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Message 818156 - Posted: 13 Oct 2008, 21:09:17 UTC

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
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Message 818743 - Posted: 15 Oct 2008, 12:58:59 UTC

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

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Message 819046 - Posted: 16 Oct 2008, 1:03:36 UTC

If I didn't like you before you took my stuff away, what makes you think I'll like you after you take my stuff away... ;)

(I hope you enjoy my stuff, 'cause I guarantee that you won't be enjoying me!)
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Message 819425 - Posted: 16 Oct 2008, 21:32:47 UTC

Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

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Message 819427 - Posted: 16 Oct 2008, 21:35:18 UTC

It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it.

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Message 819449 - Posted: 16 Oct 2008, 22:17:46 UTC

If so many can commit evil in the name of God, that rather puts the Devil out of business.

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Message 820321 - Posted: 19 Oct 2008, 0:49:21 UTC

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Message 820412 - Posted: 19 Oct 2008, 7:41:26 UTC

Hey Beavis, where's Butt-head... ;)
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Message 820521 - Posted: 19 Oct 2008, 15:44:12 UTC

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Message 820791 - Posted: 20 Oct 2008, 2:54:06 UTC

'Stupid is as stupid DOES', and all the verbiage in the world won't change that... ;)
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Message 820794 - Posted: 20 Oct 2008, 2:59:56 UTC

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Message 820795 - Posted: 20 Oct 2008, 3:00:27 UTC - in response to Message 820791.  
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'Stupid is as stupid DOES', and all the verbiage in the world won't change that... ;)

Well, what with you busily defining the predominant word . . .
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

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Message 820927 - Posted: 20 Oct 2008, 11:28:49 UTC





. . . OM - 'Behold the Man' (Remember?)



. . . His time travel experience is so radical and life-changing (to him personally, I mean) that he begins to lose track

of when and even who he really is. Under the circumstances, this is understandable.

But it also serves to undermine his credibility. Is he really a time traveller?

Or has he finally severed all connections to reality, living out his days in a scenario

created in his own very rich, but obviously very disturbed, imagination?




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