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"There's only one aristocracy, and that [he taps his temple] is right here."
 

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admiralnick said:
"Well, don't just stand there... there's quitters to be buried."
John Wayne in some old Western....a genre I really don't like, so I can't remember which one!

"Surely somewhere there are good things happening. Can't you buy a paper that prints those things?"
 

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ozgeorge said:
T.S. Elliot.

OK. Let's try some prose as you suggest. Here's a long one to start with (and one of my favourites):
"Nothing mattered much. Nothing much mattered. And the less it mattered, the less it mattered. It was never important enough. Because worse things had happened. In the country that she came from, poised forever between the terror of war, and the horror of place, worse things kept happening. So Small God laughed, and slapped away cheerfully like a rich boy in shorts. He whistled, kicked stones. The source of his brittle elation was the relative smallness of his misfortune. He climbed into people's eyes and became an exasperating expression."
The God of Small Things by Roy 


"Never attempt to teach a pig to sing. It is a waste of time and it annoys the pig."

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aurelia said:
"I can't believe it, I'm losing to a rug!"

Aladdin (the first one) by Disney.  Don't try to trick me with your sneaky Disney references...I don't have five kids for nothing!  rofl... :D
Hehehe, and we have three and do not have cable.  We have carefully chosen movies and recordings for our small people to watch.  ;)

"To swing or not to swing?  Swing!"

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Is the opposite of discombobulated combobulated? Spell checker doesn't like that word.
 

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Just wanted to point out that we're approaching 150,000 posts... .Since that was the original intent of this thread (to track our progress towards major posting milestones)...
 

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If you look at the "info center" at the bottom of the Forum's main page, you'll see a section titled "Forum Stats" - it's the first one there.
 

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ozgeorge said:
My namesake of the jungle.

"Nothing is more important to me than your happiness, but would it kill you to give me a grandchild?"
I regret to say that this has me stumped.  You've mentioned seeing "Fiddler on the Roof" recently, but it's been donkey's years since I last saw that so I'm not sure whether that could be the answer.

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Ebor said:
I regret to say that this has me stumped.  You've mentioned seeing "Fiddler on the Roof" recently, but it's been donkey's years since I last saw that so I'm not sure whether that could be the answer.
It was the character Sylvia Fine speaking to her daughter Fran in The Nanny. They were Jewish so I suppose you were close!
 

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ozgeorge said:
It was the character Sylvia Fine speaking to her daughter Fran in The Nanny. They were Jewish so I suppose you were close!
ah, thank you.  It sounded like something a classic "Jewish Mother" would say, I'll admit. Can we try again with another quote?

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ozgeorge said:
It was the character Sylvia Fine speaking to her daughter Fran in The Nanny. They were Jewish so I suppose you were close! 
Leaving aside the fact that I didn't like the show's writing too much, I can't stand to listen to Fran Drescher's (sp?) voice...
 

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?? Pygmalion ??

It's been awhile since I've seen Pygmalion (and its big-screen sister).  But it's the best guess I can venture.
 

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"Ding!!!" as we say in World of Warcraft when we level. 

(and we can blame the month down last fall with it taking until now.  :D  )

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ozgeorge said:
From the same source:
"A lady is cheerful and accommodating in the face of a third rate burglary. A bourgeois calls in the police."
Wasn't this one of Nostradamus' quatrains?  :p
 

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ozgeorge said:
Its not Pygmalion.

Think Glenda Jackson.....
Leave it to someone else - I haven't seen any of her works (which is hard, considering how much she's done)
 

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Ebor said:
"Ding!!!" as we say in World of Warcraft when we level. 

(and we can blame the month down last fall with it taking until now.  :D  )

Ebor
Yup - that, and the lenten slowdown have postponed this great moment till now.

So, how about that drive for 200,000?
 

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Ebor said:
"Ding!!!" as we say in World of Warcraft when we level. 

(and we can blame the month down last fall with it taking until now.  :D  )

Ebor
WOW? Nah. you should Play D & D online instead.
 

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I don't know it sounds more like something Emily Post would say.  Sounds vaguely familiar though...
 

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My hub knows a kid who is in his 7th year of school...he got hooked on WOW, and has been not only wasting all his time playing it, but spending all his school money on it.  And this is a guy who wants to be a CPA...NOT someone I would give my business!

I'm staying away from it as Sims is enough of an obsession.  ;)
 

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OC.net > Paltalk
150,000... Yay
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Me + sleep ≠ reality
And the grand prize answer is: I didn't know I could!

Yeah, I'm not all there. But you already knew that.  8)
 

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The answer in this case mirrors the answer in all other cases... look to the Google!  I just typed in "not equal to" or something like that and it popped up in one of the summaries.
 

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Asteriktos said:
The answer in this case mirrors the answer in all other cases... look to the Google! 
Sophia!

As most of you know, I am a software devloper. If I need to learn a new language or new way of doing something, I don't even bother buying software books anymore. All you need to do is Google and you can see hundreds of posted code examples and whole subroutines.

I spent $45 on the New ASP.NET 20.0 Unleashed book about 3 months ago and have never even opened it, I just google what I need to figure out and it's all there.

BTW - anyone want to buy the new ASP.NET 2.0 Unleashed book. Only 20 bucks!
 
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