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another dreary day at work. i wish i could just go to sleep.
What's stopping you?
The thought of being fired.
When I was a teenager I grew my hair long so that I could fall asleep in class without being detected. I'm not sure how much it worked and how much of it was just my teachers not caring, but you should give it a shot at work!  ;D
 

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#1 best thing to do when your supervisor catches you asleep over your computer keyboard on the job at work: slowly lift yourself up, say, "Amen," then look at your supervisor and ask what he/she might need.

Oh, and Asteriktos has just figured out why monks and priests went to long hair a few hundred years ago!  :D
 

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A friend of mine had an uncle who was a Pentecostal minister. People thought he regularly went into spiritual trances. Turns out he was just an undiagnosed narcoleptic.
 

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My dad has said I can smoke one of his cigars now that I'm 18, I haven't really gotten around to it though (and maybe I shouldn't).
 

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William said:
My dad has said I can smoke one of his cigars now that I'm 18, I haven't really gotten around to it though (and maybe I shouldn't).
I think I was 23 when I had my first cigar. As for cigarettes probably 10. Remember smoking for a few summers/falls between 10-14 with some slightly older friends .
 

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William said:
My dad has said I can smoke one of his cigars now that I'm 18, I haven't really gotten around to it though (and maybe I shouldn't).
If you do, go slow. Just take two or three slow puffs, and then put it out. If you're not used to smoking cigars you will probably get sick if you try to smoke the whole thing your first time. Even if you don't inhale, cigars are powerful man. Ease into it.



Selam
 

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Gebre Menfes Kidus said:
William said:
My dad has said I can smoke one of his cigars now that I'm 18, I haven't really gotten around to it though (and maybe I shouldn't).
If you do, go slow. Just take two or three slow puffs, and then put it out. If you're not used to smoking cigars you will probably get sick if you try to smoke the whole thing your first time. Even if you don't inhale, cigars are powerful man. Ease into it.



Selam
Absolutely!  I have smoked some pretty strong cigars in my time, but once I had an evil stogie.  I was about half way through when it really started to get to me.  I felt horrible and I was a regular smoker of fine cigars at the time.  I stopped smoking the demonic weed.  I think it was designed to kill people with a weak disposition.  :D
 

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Today I had English oral exams. Mean British people asked me all sorts of weird questions.
 

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Cyrillic said:
Today I had English oral exams. Mean British people asked me all sorts of weird questions.
Those evil britons  :D

It reminds me of one year, when those who had german exams where being examined by some germans who visited the school, instead of their teachers. They where asked questions like "What does humanity mean to you"?
 

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It reminds me of one year, when those who had german exams where being examined by some germans who visited the school, instead of their teachers. They where asked questions like "What does humanity mean to you"?
I feel their pain.
 

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one of my favourite parts about Great Lent, are the black vestments.
 

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Ansgar said:
It reminds me of one year, when those who had german exams where being examined by some germans who visited the school, instead of their teachers. They where asked questions like "What does humanity mean to you"?
Hey, they were probably genuinely trying to find an answer.

//:=)
 

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orthonorm said:
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It reminds me of one year, when those who had german exams where being examined by some germans who visited the school, instead of their teachers. They where asked questions like "What does humanity mean to you"?
Hey, they were probably genuinely trying to find an answer.

//:=)
If they want answers to philosophical questions from danish teenagers, asking them in german isn't a the brighest idea.
 

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TheMathematician said:
one of my favourite parts about Great Lent, are the black vestments.
I was surprised the first time I saw that. Guess I like bright colors... but I understand why they have to wear the black.  :)
 

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Enjoying a double measure of Bailey's right now, my last hard drink until Easter, but entirely suitable to the day. Slainte!
 

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Arachne said:
Enjoying a double measure of Bailey's right now, my last hard drink until Easter, but entirely suitable to the day. Slainte!
Isn't liquor lenten?
 

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orthonorm said:
Ansgar said:
It reminds me of one year, when those who had german exams where being examined by some germans who visited the school, instead of their teachers. They where asked questions like "What does humanity mean to you"?
Hey, they were probably genuinely trying to find an answer.

//:=)
An idea of Germans trying to find humanity sounds really, really scary.
 

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Cyrillic said:
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Enjoying a double measure of Bailey's right now, my last hard drink until Easter, but entirely suitable to the day. Slainte!
Isn't liquor lenten?
Hmmm... interesting. I am not sure. Maybe one of the priests or deacons here will know.  :)
 

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Cyrillic said:
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Enjoying a double measure of Bailey's right now, my last hard drink until Easter, but entirely suitable to the day. Slainte!
Isn't liquor lenten?
Irish Cream certainly isn't. ;) And hard liquor on a less-than-fully fat-insulated stomach is asking for trouble.
 

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Spent the day with the wife and it was not a weekend.  So far, the new position is working out pretty well.  I hope it stays this way.
 

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So, is the new color pink or purple?  It is difficult to tell, perhaps a rose-ish color.  I even had my kids look and they didn't agree.
 

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Kerdy said:
So, is the new color pink or purple?  It is difficult to tell, perhaps a rose-ish color.  I even had my kids look and they didn't agree.
I'd say purple, though a) the graduated effect can confuse things, and b) a lot can depend on monitor settings. Either way, it's cool. :)
 

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Kerdy said:
So, is the new color pink or purple?  It is difficult to tell, perhaps a rose-ish color.  I even had my kids look and they didn't agree.
Hard to tell; I got a bulging migraine, and thus, my perception of color is slightly off.
 

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Now, I have waited for years for the Simpsons to do something about the Orthodox Church, and when they finally do, it only lasts about 5 seconds!
 

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Now, I have waited for years for the Simpsons to do something about the Orthodox Church, and when they finally do, it only lasts about 5 seconds!
In the post 1998? Simpsons, that is a long, long time. They have to keep down with the even hackier Family Guy and other garbage.
 

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Now, I have waited for years for the Simpsons to do something about the Orthodox Church, and when they finally do, it only lasts about 5 seconds!
What episode was that? And what was done about Orthodoxy?
 

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Now, I have waited for years for the Simpsons to do something about the Orthodox Church, and when they finally do, it only lasts about 5 seconds!
What episode was that? And what was done about Orthodoxy?
Dark Knight Court.
http://wtso.net/movie/544-2416_Dark_Knight_Court.html

There's an Easter scene in the beginning, where you can see a bishop holding a sign, saying "This is our Palm Sunday".
 
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