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serb1389 said:
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do you know what year their calendar is on?  
1388
how did that work out...?  persia has been around for a while....
Great question! Wonder if anyone has a good answer...

If I had to guess, it's probably some count from whenever they were "enlightened by 'the Prophet.'"
 

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cleveland said:
serb1389 said:
mike said:
serb1389 said:
do you know what year their calendar is on?  
1388
how did that work out...?  persia has been around for a while....
Great question! Wonder if anyone has a good answer...

If I had to guess, it's probably some count from whenever they were "enlightened by 'the Prophet.'"
Are you serious?  I mean it makes total sense....But then wouldn't it be a "enlightened by the prophet" calendar and not a "persian" one per-say. 
 

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Persian is solar and Muslim is lunar, so Persian has a stable schedule of days comparing to Gregorian or Julian. See more on wiki.
 

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I attempted to shave with a straight razor once.  I think I'll save that experience again for the deer I shoot on my next hunting trip.
 

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Ian Lazarus said:
I attempted to shave with a straight razor once.  I think I'll save that experience again for the deer I shoot on my next hunting trip.
"Please, don't slit my throat; I might want to do that myself later."  - Casey Stengel to his barber (during the 1962 baseball season, when Casey's expansion team, the New York Mets, went 40-120.  It could have been worse--two games got rained out.)
 

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Our Polish site has been broken since yesterday morning because we crossed some server limits and despite our efforts to resolve the problem it's still isn't working :(
 

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I've just tried Sam Adams Blackberry Witbier... And I'm quite impressed.  I don't like fruity beers as a rule, but this is nice.
 

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I personally like beer with my beer.  And Brats.  And ribs and burgers and chicken and pork and steaks and ......

nevermind.

I'll be a good little tea tottler and go back to eating my Boca Burgers, thanks....
 

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serb1389 said:
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I like oranges with my beer.
ANATHEMA!!!  I'm pretty sure I saw this in the Synodikon the other day.  beware! 

Didn't we have a debate on this with the liquor and spirit's tribunal on this thread....?
I'm sure we did - 3 years and 80+ pages ago.
 

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cleveland said:
I'm sure we did - 3 years and 80+ pages ago.
Our foreposters brought forth upon this forum, a new thread, conceived in lunacy, and dedicated to the proposition that all posters have a change to be silly and boost the post count...
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