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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:03 pm

Sure would not fly nowadays.

For one thing Dean-o is smoking on camera. 8)
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:26 amAnd Hitler had good teeth.

There's a lesson in that. 8)
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So his power is to give his enemies a touch of the vapors?
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I thought he defended reefer city after bong-man retired?
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

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↑ Cultural appropriation! :x



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The phrase “a huckleberry over my persimmon” was used to mean “a bit beyond my abilities”. “I'm your huckleberry” is a way of saying that one is just the right person for a given job. The range of slang meanings of huckleberry in the 19th century was fairly large, also referring to significant persons or nice persons.
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They grow wild here in Florida.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:58 pm
ed wrote: Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:47 pm They grow wild here in Florida.
Do the human natives ("huckleberries") gather and eat literal huckleberries, or do the trilobites run them off?
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How do they work?

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Related to magnets.

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That's what happened to the trilobites! They were magnetic and they got sucked up in the Van Allen Belt! They're still floating around up there!
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And then Admiral Nelson blew them all up with a nuke!
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I often gorged on blueberries (roughly the same, right?) in the Alps, but there is always a (very) slight risk of catching echinococcosis there. :|



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What a fun loving bunch of klansmen!
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Sacred Hair by Dumb and Dumber.
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She was a decade ahead of her time. The 1980s big hair bands got nothing on her. :P

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And need I remind any here at this August Institution that Big Hair is not Tall Hair?

Dipshits.
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EEEEeewwwwww.
No. Don't really wonder about that myself.
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As I see that the subject gets hairy…

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sparks wrote: Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:07 am And need I remind any here at this August Institution that Big Hair is not Tall Hair?

Dipshits.
That was my point.

Dipshit.

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Dandy.
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sparks wrote: Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:35 amDandy.
That's good enough for me . . .

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Thread approaches ... awesome. But, like light speed, it will never attain same.


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They look like Kang and Kodos in drag.
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Terrible period.

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That style was called "choucroute" (sauerkraut). :|
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What?

You object to child safety seats?

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