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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:49 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:No doubt symbols were ascribed a kind of magical power.
I definitely agree with that. I have no problem with the concept, that shamans or mystics were the only people to see the symbols.

That makes me wonder if the symbols were more like tarot cards, where the symbol is merely suggestive and the shaman then add his interpretation when asked a question. This is sort of the same as a Roman mystic interpreting the augers, of say, a flock of crows flying over the senate.

Or like I suggested earlier, perhaps a special class or "guild" of travelling merchants, traders, wanderers, explorers, translators, diplomats, messengers, runners, postmen. Maybe the symbols were kept secret for only the special keepers of knowledge, or maybe they taught it to everyone scratching it in the dirt. Maybe they just recognised important knowledge needed to be stored in a safe environment.

You're thinking too much like an accountant. :P
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:57 pm

Major Malfunction wrote: You're thinking too much like an accountant. :P

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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:35 pm

What would your job have been 10,000 years ago?
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Postby Gord » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:01 am

Nut tallier, or "nutter" for short.
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Major Malfunction » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:09 am

Knowing all about nuts is an important contribution to the tribe. These days we call them psychologists. They're probably safe to eat, too.
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:13 am

Major Malfunction wrote:What would your job have been 10,000 years ago?

You know.....the normal stuff.......

I'd be asked count the number of counting tokens to make sure enough sheep were handed, to meet the terms of the dowry.

More commonly, The tribal leader would ask me to audit and check the number of spears on hand.

Occasionally I'd have to set out a partnership agreement "You chase the bison into the ravine and the other bloke will spear it".

Those sorts of things.
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Postby Gord » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:26 am

You should not hand sheep.
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:33 am

Gord wrote:You should not hand sheep.
Good point. "Sheep on hand" not "sheep handed".

My English skills are really going downhill.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:44 am

Sometimes you need to to get the sheep out.
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Gord » Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:39 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Gord wrote:You should not hand sheep.

Good point. "Sheep on hand" not "sheep handed".

My English skills are really going downhill.
:D

I wasn't going to say anything, but...yes. :P Your spelling and grammar have suffered recently. I assume it's all the pregnancy hormones?
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:20 pm

Gord wrote: I wasn't going to say anything, but...yes. :P Your spelling and grammar have suffered recently. I assume it's all the pregnancy hormones?
That's possible. I had to inject Amanda's bottom everyday, for three months, with progesterone. I must have spilled some on my hands. :D

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Postby OlegTheBatty » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:07 pm

Which one of you is pregnant?
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Poodle » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:42 pm

It's Australia. The wallaby is pregnant.

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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Matthew Ellard » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:49 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:Which one of you is pregnant?
We are having twins so I guess that is one each. :D

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Postby scrmbldggs » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:58 am

Alternating?
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Major Malfunction » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:05 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:That's possible. I had to inject Amanda's bottom everyday, for three months, with progesterone. I must have spilled some on my hands. :D

You're supposed to alternate the injection site to at least 6 sites. Adipose tissue on belly, buttocks, and inner thighs, so as not to cause tissue degradation. Thankfully my ex grew the courage to inject herself by the third round, releasing me from that duty.
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Postby Gord » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:14 am

Major Malfunction wrote:
Matthew Ellard wrote:That's possible. I had to inject Amanda's bottom everyday, for three months, with progesterone. I must have spilled some on my hands. :D

You're supposed to alternate the injection site to at least 6 sites. Adipose tissue on belly, buttocks, and inner thighs, so as not to cause tissue degradation. Thankfully my ex grew the courage to inject herself by the third round, releasing me from that duty.

Maybe her bottom IS six different sites. You don't know her bottom! It could be YUUUUGE!
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

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Gord wrote: Maybe her bottom IS six different sites. You don't know her bottom! It could be YUUUUGE!


How rude. Amanda's bum is very dainty.

The trick was to use marked circular band aids. I alternated between Star Wars band aids, Snoopy band aids and band aid with pictures of puppies.


No photos will be provided as evidence. :D
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Postby TJrandom » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:17 am

You could have just used an indiscrete indelible marker pen…

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Postby Poodle » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:56 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Gord wrote: Maybe her bottom IS six different sites. You don't know her bottom! It could be YUUUUGE!


How rude. Amanda's bum is very dainty.

The trick was to use marked circular band aids. I alternated between Star Wars band aids, Snoopy band aids and band aid with pictures of puppies.


No photos will be provided as evidence. :D
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Matthew!!!! You KNOW the rules. Pics or it didn't happen.

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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:56 pm

TJrandom wrote:You could have just used an indiscrete indelible marker pen…

Lovely suggestion, however I am not going to write notes on my girlfriend's bottom.

What if I want to check my notes and we are on a public bus? We could get arrested.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:03 pm

GPS co-ordinates. *snigger*
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Postby Gord » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:50 am

Major Malfunction wrote:*snigger*

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Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:59 am

Snot!
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Postby TJrandom » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:01 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
TJrandom wrote:You could have just used an indiscrete indelible marker pen…

Lovely suggestion, however I am not going to write notes on my girlfriend's bottom.

What if I want to check my notes and we are on a public bus? We could get arrested.
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I only suggested it because that is what I am sporting these days - mostly X`s... with the help of lasers, used to align my body with the radiotherapy machine. Every couple of days my cute (and sometimes not so cute) technicians re-mark me so that each treatment hits the exact same area. I`d be embarrassed if I cared…

Besides... what`s so bad about being arrested?

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Postby Gord » Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:31 am

So, the US uses something called the ICD-10-CM Medical Diagnosis Codes:

The ICD-10-CM diagnosis classification system developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for use in all U.S. health care treatment settings. Diagnosis coding under this system uses a different number of digits and some other changes, but the format is very much the same as ICD-9-CM.


For instance, here's one specific example: http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/ ... 91-/V91.07

Burn due to water-skis on fire

What I don't get is, what set of circumstances came about that led to them feeling this needed its own code? :befuddled:

Australians. I bet it was the Australians. The Australians must have done something that led to this.
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Postby Aztexan » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:31 am

Australia is the world's Florida.
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:54 pm

Gord wrote:Australians. I bet it was the Australians. The Australians must have done something that led to this.
All the world's greatest inventions are Australian. However, so as to maintain a modest and low public profile we always pretend someone in another country made the discovery and fiddle around with the public records, concerning the dates. It all started when that famous Australian, Captain Cook discovered England in 1770. :D

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Postby TJrandom » Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:25 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:... It all started when that famous Australian, Captain Cook discovered England in 1770.


And if he had just kept quiet about it, he wouldn`t have been banned to the Hawaiian Islands where he would be sacrificed to the gods. But he blabbed and started an exodus of the criminal element to populate England, and the rest is history…

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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:53 pm

TJrandom wrote: And if he had just kept quiet about it, he wouldn`t have been banned to the Hawaiian Islands where he would be sacrificed to the gods. But he blabbed and started an exodus of the criminal element to populate England, and the rest is history…
Shhhhhhhh......... :D

If the people of England ever worked out they are just another Australian colony, they will become very upset.

It's like when Commodore Perry entered Japan to see double check the Australians left no evidence they colonised Japan.

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Postby TJrandom » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:17 am

I suspected it all along… I thought that Amaterasu Omikami sounded like an Australian name. But I won`t tell if you don`t – that our sun goddess came from down under.

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Postby Austin Harper » Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:34 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:All the world's greatest inventions are Australian. However, so as to maintain a modest and low public profile we always pretend someone in another country made the discovery and fiddle around with the public records, concerning the dates. It all started when that famous Australian, Captain Cook discovered England in 1770. :D

Now you sound like Pavel Chekov.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:54 am

The evidence is "Oi!" It means the same in Japanese. "Hey".

As in, "Aussie aussie aussie! Oi oi oi!"

Also, "Ah, so, let's get another beer." "Soda" "Arsehole."

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Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:58 am

TJrandom wrote:I suspected it all along… I thought that Amaterasu Omikami sounded like an Australian name. But I won`t tell if you don`t – that our sun goddess came from down under.
Well there are a couple of corrupted 1st century BC, Aussie words and cultural activities that slipped into historical Japanese language, after we Aussies settled Japan.

Bondi = Banzai
Coming to the party? = Kamikaze,
Don't cha know? = Tokyo


Luv a cup of tea dear! = Japanese Tea Ceremony (without beer)


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Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:03 am

Austin Harper wrote: Now you sound like Pavel Chekov.
Well that's because Australia also founded the Slavic nations.

Rurik, the Kiev Tsar is a corruption of "Roo, you dick, you left the keys in the car". ( Australia had cars that long ago.)
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Postby Gord » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:26 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:If the people of England ever worked out they are just another Australian colony, they will become very upset....

"It's ever so hard to sip my tea while holding my upper lip this rigid, Martha."
"Hush, Reginald. The neighbours might hear."
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:27 pm

Gord wrote:Yes. My mind and mostly my fingers. The edge of the countertop also came into play, as did my foot, the wall, and Jesus {!#%@} Christ.

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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:41 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:Why aren't there any common repeated symbols carved on all the paleolithic Venuses?

Venus, Veni? Like alumnus, alumni.

My family is rather attached to Latin plurals; more than one facial tissue = "kleenices." :mrgreen:
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:47 pm

Gord wrote:So, the US uses something called the ICD-10-CM Medical Diagnosis Codes:

The ICD-10-CM diagnosis classification system developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for use in all U.S. health care treatment settings. Diagnosis coding under this system uses a different number of digits and some other changes, but the format is very much the same as ICD-9-CM.


For instance, here's one specific example: http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/ ... 91-/V91.07

Burn due to water-skis on fire

What I don't get is, what set of circumstances came about that led to them feeling this needed its own code? :befuddled:

Australians. I bet it was the Australians. The Australians must have done something that led to this.
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Re: Stuff Gord doesn't "get"

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:53 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:The evidence is "Oi!" It means the same in Japanese. "Hey".

As in, "Aussie aussie aussie! Oi oi oi!"

Also, "Ah, so, let's get another beer." "Soda" "Arsehole."

It's all connected.
Now I get it! Your "Oi!" is our "Dude!" Sort of. As in...
Person #1: "Hey, let's go get a beer."
Person #2: "Dude!" (Hell, yeah!)

Or...
Person #1: "Have you seen Trump's latest tweet?"
Person #2: "Dude..." (I know, right? WTF?) (Note: eye-rolling optional.)
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