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Who said anything about age of consent? I'm talking about morality...

EDIT--Should I add a smiley to indicate what I mean? I know you dislike those...
 

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Asteriktos said:
Who said anything about age of consent? I'm talking about morality...

EDIT--Should I add a smiley to indicate what I mean? I know you dislike those...
What does that have to do with what the age the person was when an image was taken?

The smiley wouldn't have indicated nothing. All that was indicated about by your nonment was pretty much what you would've commented. You know this. I know this. Nearly everyone knows this.

Mix up the act. You are getting stale.
 

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Asteriktos said:
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[I decided to edit my post. I cannot confirm age in specific gif.]
Well the show ran since the start of 2010 and she would have been 18...so yeah.
When Victorious first aired in 2010 she would have been 16.
Well listen, Tipper Gore, the fact that she is dueting with a young male telling her she is an adventure and he wants to explore her, should send darling Nikki running to Martha Stewart's Living.



I hope you get the joke...if you are a Prince fanatic like me...
 

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Shiny said:
Asteriktos said:
Shiny said:
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[I decided to edit my post. I cannot confirm age in specific gif.]
Well the show ran since the start of 2010 and she would have been 18...so yeah.
When Victorious first aired in 2010 she would have been 16.
Well listen, Tipper Gore, the fact that she is dueting with a young male telling her she is an adventure and he wants to explore her, should send darling Nikki running to Martha Stewart's Living.



I hope you get the joke...if you are a Prince fanatic like me...
And really isn't that more harmful to 8 year old girls that look up to her?? Further decay of morality in this country.
 

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Evidently, using Madiba to refer to Mandela is the hip thing.
I never heard of that until today.  Where does it come from?   
I'm not in the twitterverse or whatever. I have no idea. But all these white people in America are going to make sure I know about it before I fall asleep tonight.
Apparently it is Xhosa clan name in South Africa.
...aaaaaaaaand the white people have started teaching us! 
This white person Googled it 5 minutes ago.  :D
Using the clan name of Madiba is a term of endearment, just the way Papa is used for the Pope, for example.
 

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Hey do frogs count as fish or meat for fasting purposes? I need to know ASAP.
 

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Hey do frogs count as fish or meat for fasting purposes? I need to know ASAP.
LOL. 

I don't know if any canonical fasting rules make mention of frogs, so don't quote me on this.  Since they taste more like meat than fish, I'd avoid them, but if I had to group them under only one category, I'd say fish.
 

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Just read a headline that said 2013 is the year of the vagina. It has been a bit gratuitous this year ya?
 

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All I need to do is BS this paper. Like two more paragraphs and I'm done for the semester with this class. My care-o-meter is empty and I'm having a really hard time scraping the barrel. Argh.  :-\
 

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ZealousZeal said:
All I need to do is BS this paper. Like two more paragraphs and I'm done for the semester with this class. My care-o-meter is empty and I'm having a really hard time scraping the barrel. Argh.  :-\
I remember that feeling.  It's the worst.  Solidarity!

What's the paper on?

 

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It was on the future of international relations. I seriously phoned it in. Thankfully the professor is pretty lax and as long as you participate you get a good grade.
 

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I acted like I had a strong opinion on it and knew what I was talking about.  ;)

Have you never heard that expression?
 

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ZealousZeal said:
I acted like I had a strong opinion on it and knew what I was talking about.  ;)

Have you never heard that expression?
No.  I suppose I could say "English was not my first language" in a weak attempt to not look like a moron, but even if that's true in a historical sense, that's the only sense in which it's true.  IOW, I feel like a moron.
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
No.  I suppose I could say "English was not my first language" in a weak attempt to not look like a moron, but even if that's true in a historical sense, that's the only sense in which it's true.  IOW, I feel like a moron.
Urban Dictionary has good definition. To make you feel less like a moron, I will tell you an embarrassing tidbit. I learned a couple of years ago (as a grown up in my 20's, mind) that tuna are huge fish. I thought they were like sardine size. Those little cans threw me off I guess. Aaaaand unfortunately I have about 20 more stories along those lines, each more embarrassing than the last.
 

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ZealousZeal said:
I learned a couple of years ago (as a grown up in my 20's, mind) that tuna are huge fish. I thought they were like sardine size. Those little cans threw me off I guess. Aaaaand unfortunately I have about 20 more stories along those lines, each more embarrassing than the last.
That is a thread begging to be created.  :)

To confirm my moronicity, while I didn't think tuna were as small as you thought they were, they were definitely smaller in my imagination than they are in real life, until I saw them on TV.  And that was after the completion of a Master's.  It must be a NY thing. 
 

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Must be! That would be a funny thread. I have a couple of really blonde moments (no offense to the yellow hairs) but I'm not sure if I'm comfortable with the forum knowing how dumb I can truly be more than they already do. :p
 

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Because when I think of OCNet, I think "All the brightest bulbs are conveniently stored in one box".
Going in the signature with the queen of alpacas. You've got your sassy pants on today!
 

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Ah, darn. Too many characters so I had to bump the other.  :-\
 

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ZealousZeal said:
Going in the signature with the queen of alpacas. You've got your sassy pants on today!
Plaid pajama pants = sassy pants.  Noted. 

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Ah, darn. Too many characters so I had to bump the other.  :-\
It is regrettable, but may I commend you for your good taste.  :)
 

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ZealousZeal said:
All I need to do is BS this paper. Like two more paragraphs and I'm done for the semester with this class. My care-o-meter is empty and I'm having a really hard time scraping the barrel. Argh.  :-\
Asteriktos offers a writing service for school papers. Just send him Banquet frozen TV Dinners and Diet Sunkist as currency.
 

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How can I obtain 10 million and blow it in maybe a year or two?
I will assist you.   We will enter into a contract.   The legal tender in the contract will be Swabovian Leptar.  I will agree to pay you 2 million Leptar for each positive thing you say about me in this thread.   So you really need to say only five nice things about me and you're in.  Of course since there is absolutely nothing positive that can be said about me, you will have to mortgage your own conscience, but such things are done all the time in the name of business.  It's a decision that only you can make.

After you've made you're fortune, I will start a virtual casino.   Actually, it will be a virtual2 casino, since it will not only not exist in the real world, it won't even exist in the virtual world.  You may pick the games, and you may even determine the odds.  I will tell you the results of each game.

And of course since you are ultimately talking about blowing money, I will include in the offer three special options:
- virtual2 women.  (Or men, or other; I make no value judgments here.)   These (of course) will virtually2 exist only as long as your virtual2 money supply lasts.
- virtual2 televangelism.  This (if elected) will outlast not only your virtual2 money, but also your actual great-great grandchildren; they will be receiving the benefits junk mail from your decision for many years.
- virtual2 drugs.  Downside is that they offer no high whatsoever.  Upside is that they reduce your account to zero in case you ever grow tired of the exercise.

Holler if interested!
 

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How can I obtain 10 million and blow it in maybe a year or two?
1) Find a shipment of $20 shoes made by Walmart
2) Steal the shoes
3) Sell the shoes on Ebay as $200 "custom made designer kicks" to people with too much money and not enough sense
4) Make 10 million dollars and gather data
5) Having gained insight into the spending habits of the type of people who bought your product, you should emulate them until the money runs out
6) Return to tell us of your trials and triumphs
 

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You forget I don't need heels to correct my height.

They are nice, but they are a bit too close to the look my 1984 Olympics Steeplechase reps that I've had for nearly 17 years now I think.
 

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Well they did come out in 1987...

I love the all suede and the bright pink. The Air Max 1 are classics. AM90 my favorite shoe, maybe ever.
 

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I think beheadings are the worst form of killing someone. We should really really hurt people who do it IMO.
 

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One of the knobs on the kitchen faucet — the hot water — just broke. Since whoever installed the pipes in my house didn't include shut-off valves under the kitchen sink, I've had to prop a cinderblock against the offending knob to stop the drip (gush) until morning.

I guess I'll make a trip to the hardware store as soon as it opens tomorrow and replace the faucet before work. It's been kind of leaky around the base for a while anyway (probably why it broke, now that I think about it), so even though this will no doubt bite into our meager Christmas funds or further enslave us to Discover Bank, at least there'll be one less home repair to do before we dump this jerry-rigged mistake at a $5K-$10K loss.
 

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I think beheadings are the worst form of killing someone. We should really really hurt people who do it IMO.
I agree that they seem like the worst.
 

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I agreed to give a lecture about some poems of Cavafy, but now all of my fellow students will probably think I'm gay.
 

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I'm finally getting down to clearing out the stepdaughter's side of the kids' room. She moved out some time ago leaving some epic clutter behind, and I've been avoiding the inevitable until now. I realised just how epic the clutter was when I had to stop after 40 minutes because I was already on the third bin bag and running out of room to put them. This is going to take the rest of the week... If I didn't keep finding wonderful things forgotten among the junk, I'd be tempted to hire a skip and just toss stuff out the window wholesale.
 

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I agreed to give a lecture about some poems of Cavafy, but now all of my fellow students will probably think I'm gay.
LOL

Well, you could mention His All-Holiness Bartholomew also lectured on Cavafy recently. That will help!  :p
 

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Agabus said:
One of the knobs on the kitchen faucet — the hot water — just broke. Since whoever installed the pipes in my house didn't include shut-off valves under the kitchen sink, I've had to prop a cinderblock against the offending knob to stop the drip (gush) until morning.

I guess I'll make a trip to the hardware store as soon as it opens tomorrow and replace the faucet before work. It's been kind of leaky around the base for a while anyway (probably why it broke, now that I think about it), so even though this will no doubt bite into our meager Christmas funds or further enslave us to Discover Bank, at least there'll be one less home repair to do before we dump this jerry-rigged mistake at a $5K-$10K loss.
I know how you feel. Just a few days ago I had to replace the suddenly broken front door knob. Also, my furnace - though it still works the way it was designed to do - is an antique and really should be replaced with something more efficient. I suppose when warmer weather comes and furnace installations are less urgent, we'll have to look into it.
 

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Romaios said:
Cyrillic said:
I agreed to give a lecture about some poems of Cavafy, but now all of my fellow students will probably think I'm gay.
LOL

Well, you could mention His All-Holiness Bartholomew also lectured on Cavafy recently. That will help!  :p
His All Holiness read A Byzantine Archon in Exile Writing Verses. An innocent little poem about poor old Michael VII who brags about his knowledge of the canons and the Church Fathers. I'll be reading and exegeting, among other poems, In a Town of Osroëne and Above all Cynegirus. That's a bit different from what HAH did  :p
 

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Asteriktos said:
I think beheadings are the worst form of killing someone. We should really really hurt people who do it IMO.
I think it was either the first Aladdin movie or second one where he almost gets beheaded that festered a severe case of phobia of beheadings. Disney warped me.
 

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Asteriktos said:
I think beheadings are the worst form of killing someone. We should really really hurt people who do it IMO.
Bah, that is nothing.  I've been beheaded at least three times that I remember.  Burnings at the stake are the WORST. You can't get that smell out of your nose for WEEKS.
 
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