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It's good to remember...

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:59 am

... that there is only one U in Universe. (A reminder for the egotistical.)
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Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:33 pm

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Re: It's good to remember...

Postby Aztexan » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:43 pm

There is no U in straitjacket. We must change this.
This is a sentence. tHi5 iz a seN+3nce oN drUgs!!!

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Re: It's good to remember...

Postby Gord » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:29 pm

There is a u in ignoure. Unfortunately there's also an i and most of a gord.
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Re: It's good to remember...

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:54 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:... that there is only one U in Universe. (A reminder for the egotistical.)
Some people are so egotistical that they'll take this to mean that they're extra-special. :roll:

Gord wrote:There is a u in ignoure. Unfortunately there's also an i and most of a gord.
There's a gord in ignored. :P
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Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:41 am

Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gord wrote:There is a u in ignoure. Unfortunately there's also an i and most of a gord.
There's a gord in ignored. :P

Great, now Gawdzilla Sama knows too. :calm:

That was a secret!
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:23 am

Who said that?! :nyaah:
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
Because the universe was full of ignorance all around and the scientist panned through it like a prospector crouched over a mountain stream, looking for the gold of knowledge among the gravel of unreason, the sand of uncertainty, and the little whiskery eight-legged swimming things of superstition.
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Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:15 am

My lips are sealed, though my fingers keeping typing.
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:30 pm

Gord wrote:My lips are sealed, though my fingers keeping typing.
:shockd: But...how do you keep doing that?!
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
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Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:38 pm

r...d...o...g...g...r...g...g?

Mostly with my left hand, but a little with my right.
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:58 am

Gord wrote:r...d...o...g...g...r...g...g?

Mostly with my left hand, but a little with my right.
But can you type a sentence with them in the correct order?
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
Because the universe was full of ignorance all around and the scientist panned through it like a prospector crouched over a mountain stream, looking for the gold of knowledge among the gravel of unreason, the sand of uncertainty, and the little whiskery eight-legged swimming things of superstition.
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Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:18 am

Ha, that seems like a quite difficult puzzle, gord. :-P

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Postby Gord » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:49 am

Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gord wrote:r...d...o...g...g...r...g...g?

Mostly with my left hand, but a little with my right.
But can you type a sentence with them in the correct order?

Gord says yes.
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:08 pm

Cheating! *raises red card*
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
Because the universe was full of ignorance all around and the scientist panned through it like a prospector crouched over a mountain stream, looking for the gold of knowledge among the gravel of unreason, the sand of uncertainty, and the little whiskery eight-legged swimming things of superstition.
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Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:35 pm

How about a one word double challenge. Here's for GordNyx to find gord... :lol:

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Postby OlegTheBatty » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:57 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:How about a one word double challenge. Here's for GordNyx to find gord... :lol:


Honyxly, it appears that hibernation is gord for weight loss in both male and female toads of the Bufo genus.
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Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:02 pm

Location, location, location... :-P

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Postby OlegTheBatty » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:10 pm

Who toad you that?
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Re: It's good to remember...

Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:26 pm

Seen it on a Lily P ad.

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Postby OlegTheBatty » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:52 pm

They make me dispondent.
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Re: It's good to remember...

Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:00 pm

Aw, it's just a skip and a hop away!

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Re: It's good to remember...

Postby Gord » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:34 am

As ribbiting as this conversation may be, I find it a tadpolemic.
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:46 am

Gord wrote:As ribbiting as this conversation may be, I find it a tadpolemic.

I hope you don't croak in despair.
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