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How are monks then capable of surviving with less food and sleep than the average person, and also thriving? Maybe it is because the Grace of God partially replaces the physiological processes.
 

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Shakuntala Devi - The Human Computer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakuntala_Devi

In 1977 at the Southern Methodist University she was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds.[1][4] Her answer—546,372,891—was confirmed by calculations done at the U.S. Bureau of Standards by the UNIVAC 1101 computer, for which a special program had to be written to perform such a large calculation.[11]

On June 18, 1980, she demonstrated the multiplication of two 13-digit numbers — 7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779 — picked at random by the Computer Department of Imperial College, London. She correctly answered 18,947,668,177,995,426,462,773,730 in 28 seconds.[2][3] This event is mentioned in the 1982 Guinness Book of Records.[2][3]
 

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We have a scavenger hunt at work tomorrow. It last 2 hours, but it will end at 5PM...I get off work at 4:30 usually.

I will have to make an excuse not to do it.

Maybe I ate too much falafel.

I also had chicken rotissere skin with hot sauce for dinner tonight. Was delicious.
 

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ilyazhito said:
How are monks then capable of surviving with less food and sleep than the average person, and also thriving? Maybe it is because the Grace of God partially replaces the physiological processes.
Though it doesn't follow the pattern perfectly,  monks follow a sleeping schedule more closely akin to humankind's received evolutionary pattern, which we have been trying to reprogram for the last couple of centuries.
 

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I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
 

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augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
 

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Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
 

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brastaseptim said:
Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
augustin flirts with hipsterism.
 

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orthonorm said:
brastaseptim said:
Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
augustin flirts with hipsterism.
As long as he doesn't flirt with coffee-drinking, I don't care.  ;) The Coffee heresy has been dogmatically anathematised by the Tea Patriarchate.
 

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That's from Halloween. I only don it on that occasion.
Where did you find a fez? The trash room? The last time I saw one was at a Shriner's parade.
 

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orthonorm said:
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That's from Halloween. I only don it on that occasion.
Where did you find a fez? The trash room? The last time I saw one was at a Shriner's parade.
It was indeed in a room full of trashy people.  lots of bling
 

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orthonorm said:
augustin717 said:
That's from Halloween. I only don it on that occasion.
Where did you find a fez? The trash room? The last time I saw one was at a Shriner's parade.
Doctor Who has likely helped to popularize the fez for costume-type things:
 

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What does "fun-loving" even mean.
Wants to have sex?
Lol. The context was someone who describes themselves as a person. "I'm fun-loving". About as dumb as "go-getter".
Yeah, I'm a real go-getter = I am going to be annoying for the rest of my life and never apologize for it.
 

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brastaseptim said:
orthonorm said:
brastaseptim said:
Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
augustin flirts with hipsterism.
As long as he doesn't flirt with coffee-drinking, I don't care.  ;) The Coffee heresy has been dogmatically anathematised by the Tea Patriarchate.
Your Unia...err...Eastern Catholicism is showing. Genuine Old Orthodox drink coffee.
 

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Alpo said:
brastaseptim said:
orthonorm said:
brastaseptim said:
Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
augustin flirts with hipsterism.
As long as he doesn't flirt with coffee-drinking, I don't care.  ;) The Coffee heresy has been dogmatically anathematised by the Tea Patriarchate.
Your Unia...err...Eastern Catholicism is showing. Genuine Old Orthodox drink coffee.
Pics, or it never happened.
 

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Alpo said:
brastaseptim said:
orthonorm said:
brastaseptim said:
Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
augustin flirts with hipsterism.
As long as he doesn't flirt with coffee-drinking, I don't care.  ;) The Coffee heresy has been dogmatically anathematised by the Tea Patriarchate.
Your Unia...err...Eastern Catholicism is showing. Genuine Old Orthodox drink coffee.
So do I. 8)
 

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Alpo said:
brastaseptim said:
orthonorm said:
brastaseptim said:
Shiny said:
augustin717 said:
I'm at work and my supervisor supplies me with copious amounts of homemade wine. We were blowing into the breathalyzer but it shows no signs of intoxication. 
Bigger version of your avatar? Are you wearing a fez?
Likely not, unless he's either Turkish or the next star of Doctor Who.
augustin flirts with hipsterism.
As long as he doesn't flirt with coffee-drinking, I don't care.  ;) The Coffee heresy has been dogmatically anathematised by the Tea Patriarchate.
Your Unia...err...Eastern Catholicism is showing. Genuine Old Orthodox drink coffee.
That's nothing to do with my Catholicism. That's my Englishness all the way. Okay, and a bit of my Eastern Catholicism.
 

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I just want people to promise me one thing.

They stop looking to their past on stuff they could have changed for the better. Hindsight is always 20/20. You get so caught up in the past you forget about what you are doing in the present to affect your future positively.

I fear as I get older and I start looking back on my youth, all the mistakes I made. I just don't want any regrets.
 

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Shiny said:
I just want people to promise me one thing.

They stop looking to their past on stuff they could have changed for the better. Hindsight is always 20/20. You get so caught up in the past you forget about what you are doing in the present to affect your future positively.

I fear as I get older and I start looking back on my youth, all the mistakes I made. I just don't want any regrets.
Thank you for a timely reminder.
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
I only know one man who drinks/drank Arbor Mist.  In all the world, I find him the most detestable creature God ever made. 
I had to remove because of what was on his computer screen background.
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
I only know one man who drinks/drank Arbor Mist.  In all the world, I find him the most detestable creature God ever made. 
What's arbor mist?
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
I only know one man who drinks/drank Arbor Mist.  In all the world, I find him the most detestable creature God ever made. 
Because he drank Arbor Mist or because he was already detestable to begin with? :D
 

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hecma925 said:
Mor Ephrem said:
I only know one man who drinks/drank Arbor Mist.  In all the world, I find him the most detestable creature God ever made. 
Because he drank Arbor Mist or because he was already detestable to begin with? :D
Both.  The former likely flows from the latter, but still, both. 
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
hecma925 said:
Mor Ephrem said:
I only know one man who drinks/drank Arbor Mist.  In all the world, I find him the most detestable creature God ever made.  
Because he drank Arbor Mist or because he was already detestable to begin with? :D
Both.  The former likely flows from the latter, but still, both.  
Because Arbour Mist is a heresy of wine which should have been Anathematised by the Burgundy Patriarchate?
 

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I can explain at the exact moment Richard Dawkins became an atheist and bitter. His prom date never showed up that night.

Burden of proof is on the doubters yo
 

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Because Arbour Mist is a heresy of wine which should have been Anathematised by the Rhone Patriarchate?
I really wish I didn't see the photo, because I could care less about the winesque product.  The man is detestable.  To call him a man is an insult to men.  To call him a wretch is an insult to wretches.  To call him a devil approaches accuracy, but is arguably a bit over the top in its uncharitableness toward devils.  Really, praying for him is its own hell.  
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
I really wish I didn't see the photo, because I could care less about the winesque product.  The man is detestable.  To call him a man is an insult to men.  To call him a wretch is an insult to wretches.  To call him a devil approaches accuracy, but is arguably a bit over the top in its uncharitableness toward devils.  Really, praying for him is its own hell.  
Everything about that picture was all sorts of awesome.

in case you didn't get it, he was mocking the meme on his computer.
 

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Shiny said:
Everything about that picture was all sorts of awesome.

in case you didn't get it, he was mocking the meme on his computer.
No, I noticed that, as well as the piece of wheat bread lodged in his shirt.  :p 

I was just brought to a different place for a moment. 
 
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