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Postby fromthehills » Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:51 am

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When Mom got married they had to search the local dump for usable plates and silverware.


Don't think I had it like that, but I remember that my mom's sister was a "gold digger" for marrying the manager of the Piggly Wiggly.

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Postby Nikki Nyx » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:53 am

"Some learn by listening, some read, some observe and analyze—and some of us just have to pee on the electric fence."
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...which should be coupled with...

"Hold my beer and watch this, y'all!"
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Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Jun 29, 2017 4:26 pm

"The Tweet Speaks for Itself"
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Postby Cadmusteeth » Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:54 pm

That Trump is a greedy blowhard?

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Postby gorgeous » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:15 am

tesla-----When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole. We shall be able to communicate with one another instantly, irrespective of distance. Not only this, but through television and telephony we shall see and hear one another as perfectly as though we were face to face, despite intervening distances of thousands of miles; and the instruments through which we shall be able to do his will be amazingly simple compared with our present telephone. A man will be able to carry one in his vest pocket. "When woman is boss", Colliers, January 30, 1926 ------------------------------and tesla----Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using seventeen of my patents. On being informed that Marconi was transmitting wireless messages across the Atlantic Ocean, as quoted in "Who Invented Radio?" at PBS.org, and in Tesla : The Modern Sorcerer (1999) by Daniel Blair Stewart, p. 371
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:22 am

gorgeous wrote:tesla-----When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole. We shall be able to communicate with one another instantly, irrespective of distance. Not only this, but through television and telephony we shall see and hear one another as perfectly as though we were face to face, despite intervening distances of thousands of miles; and the instruments through which we shall be able to do his will be amazingly simple compared with our present telephone. A man will be able to carry one in his vest pocket. "When woman is boss", Colliers, January 30, 1926

You absolute idiot Gorgeous. International phone lines were already working before 1926. The "Vest radio" was already shown in Popular Mechanics before 1926.

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Postby gorgeous » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:27 am

do his will and see with it...not a radio..
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Re: Favourite Quotes.

Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:37 am

gorgeous wrote:do his will and see with it...not a radio..
You got all the dates wrong Gorgeous. The world was already connected in 1926. All the magical future technology was already being shown in "Buck Rogers". :lol:

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Postby gorgeous » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:38 am

aliens got to Buck...
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:42 am

gorgeous wrote:aliens got to Buck...
Buck Rogers is a fictional cartoon character. You do know that, right? :lol:

So you are now going to claim "Dick Tracy" invented the TV wrist band before Tesla?
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Postby Gord » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:02 am

"That White House is a real dump." -- Donald J. Trump

I'd offer to burn it down, but that's so 1812.
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Postby scrmbldggs » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:35 pm

:hmm: That's since they began their makeover, right?






ETA “If I were elected, I would maybe touch it up a little bit, but the White House is a special place. … You don’t want to do too much touching.”


That was then, this is now:

Federal documents show that Trump spent $133,053 on office furnishings during the period, compared to $51,204.25 by Obama. And the living quarters are being entirely overhauled by Kannalikham, even tho everyone said (and this time it seems true, lol) that the last renovations/decor were done so superbly, that nothing should be done to it for years to come...
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Re: Favourite Quotes.

Postby gorgeous » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:08 pm

seth------"The teachers within your system are those in their last reincarnation, and other personalities who have left the system but have been assigned to help those still within it. The system also includes some fragment personalities what are entering for the first time, as well as those in later reincarnations."
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Re: Favourite Quotes.

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gorgeous wrote:seth------"The teachers within your system are those in their last reincarnation, and other personalities who have left the system but have been assigned to help those still within it. The system also includes some fragment personalities what are entering for the first time, as well as those in later reincarnations."


Ah. That explains it. You are a fragment personality. ;)
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Re: Favourite Quotes.

Postby gorgeous » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:28 pm

you are a fragment personality of mine..you just don't know it...
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Re: Favourite Quotes.

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:25 pm

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gorgeous wrote:seth------"The teachers within your system are those in their last reincarnation, and other personalities who have left the system but have been assigned to help those still within it. The system also includes some fragment personalities what are entering for the first time, as well as those in later reincarnations."


Ah. That explains it. You are a fragment personality. ;)

He acts fraggy.
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Re: Favourite Quotes.

Postby Matthew Ellard » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:10 am

gorgeous wrote:seth------"The teachers within your system are those in their last reincarnation, and other personalities who have left the system but have been assigned to help those still within it. The system also includes some fragment personalities what are entering for the first time, as well as those in later reincarnations."

Gorgeous? The Seth fairy tales are 40 years old and ended when story teller Jane Roberts died decades ago. They are from your adulthood.

Do you have any good stories from the last quarter of a century
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Matthew Ellard wrote:
gorgeous wrote:seth------"The teachers within your system are those in their last reincarnation, and other personalities who have left the system but have been assigned to help those still within it. The system also includes some fragment personalities what are entering for the first time, as well as those in later reincarnations."

Gorgeous? The Seth fairy tales are 40 years old and ended when story teller Jane Roberts died decades ago. They are from your adulthood.

Do you have any good stories from the last quarter of a century
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Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:25 pm

...all the crisis actors at recent rallies...
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"It may also strike you, my readers, as quite shocking when I tell you that there is no such thing, basically, as disease. There are instead only processes. What you think of disease is instead the result of an exaggeration or overextension of perfectly normal body processes. You are not attacked by viruses, for instance, for all kinds of viruses exist normally in the body. There are no KILLER viruses, then but viruses that go beyond their usual bounds."
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gorgeous wrote:"It may also strike you, my readers, as quite shocking when I tell you that there is no such thing, basically, as disease. There are instead only processes. What you think of disease is instead the result of an exaggeration or overextension of perfectly normal body processes. You are not attacked by viruses, for instance, for all kinds of viruses exist normally in the body. There are no KILLER viruses, then but viruses that go beyond their usual bounds."
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gorgeous wrote:"It may also strike you, my readers, as quite shocking when I tell you that there is no such thing, basically, as disease. There are instead only processes. What you think of disease is instead the result of an exaggeration or overextension of perfectly normal body processes. You are not attacked by viruses, for instance, for all kinds of viruses exist normally in the body. There are no KILLER viruses, then but viruses that go beyond their usual bounds."
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https://www.wireclub.com/topics/philoso ... hBELwai0/2

Welcome Lori100 from Pasadena, California AKA "Gorgeous"
Well that's weird. You are quoting yourself and linking to yourself, named Lori100 on the Wire Club forum from three years ago. This is a bit of a treat for our skeptic forum members as they can see your insane spamming of "woo" without anyone else responding.

Are you hinting you are leaving us soon?.
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Postby gorgeous » Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:03 am

seth-----"The dream world operates as a creative situation in which probable
acts are instantly materialized, laid out in actual or symbolic form. From
these you then choose the most appropriate for physical expression."
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:23 am

gorgeous wrote: seth-----"The dream world operates as a creative situation in which probable
acts are instantly materialized, laid out in actual or symbolic form. From
these you then choose the most appropriate for physical expression."


Hey Laurie (Gorgeous), there are two original Seth cult members posting on the forum, Caleb and Barrie, who actually sat in Jane Roberts channelling sessions in the late 60s. They would love to meet a fellow cult member like yourself.

So why don't you join them with a big Pasadena Welcome from your stage show at The Boulevard. They will be thrilled.
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:40 am

One of my favorite quotes, and it's especially appropriate in here lately...

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"Tremendous drugs are pouring into the United Sates, at levels no one has ever seen before." -- Donald Trump

(I don't think he was referring to viagra, by the way.)
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Too bad those bags flying over the walls only hit people on the head instead of blocking water.
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scrmbldggs wrote:Too bad those bags flying over the walls only hit people on the head instead of blocking water.

I heard tRump went to see the hurricane. He looked up in the rain and almost drowned.
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scrmbldggs wrote:Too bad those bags flying over the walls only hit people on the head instead of blocking water.

I heard tRump went to see the hurricane. He looked up in the rain and almost drowned.

I also heard he appreciated the yuge (unhappy) turnout to bask in his radiant glow. :|







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Postby Nikki Nyx » Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:58 am

Right? How nauseating was that? People who have lost everything, and Trump's acting like a lead singer:
"Hey, thanks! Thanks for coming out! You're a great crowd! Make some noise, Houston!"
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"Why of course the people don't want war ... But after all it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship ... Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country." - Hermann Goering, Nazi leader.
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One quote from the the declassified Northwoods documents states: "A 'Remember the Maine' incident could be arranged: We could blow up a US ship in Guantanamo Bay and blame Cuba. Casualty lists in US newspapers would cause a helpful wave of national indignation."
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Republican U.S. Congressman Ron Paul stated that the government "is determined to have martial law." He also said a contrived "Gulf of Tonkin-type incident may occur to gain popular support for an attack on Iran." Former National Security Adviser Brzezinski told the Senate that a terrorist act might be carried out in the U.S. and falsely blamed on Iran to justify yet another war. --------------------------Retired 27-year CIA analyst Ray McGovern, who prepared and presented Presidential Daily Briefs and served as a high-level analyst for several presidents, stated that if there was another major attack in the U.S., it would lead to martial law. He went on to say:

"We have to be careful, if somebody does this kind of provocation – big violent explosions of some kind – we have to not take the word of the masters there in Washington that this was some terrorist event because it could well be a provocation allowing them, or seemingly to allow them to get what they want."
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Shouldn't it be "Achtstein?" :mrgreen: That's a lot of Bier.
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gorgeous wrote:"Gorgeous is right" Eightstein
Shouldn't it be "Achtstein?" :mrgreen: That's a lot of Bier.

And, apparently, she likes to give a lot of head.
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OlegTheBatty wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:
scrmbldggs wrote:
gorgeous wrote:"Gorgeous is right" Eightstein
Shouldn't it be "Achtstein?" :mrgreen: That's a lot of Bier.

And, apparently, she likes to give a lot of head.

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Postby gorgeous » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:16 pm

Apparently, 'conspiracy stuff' is now shorthand for unspeakable truth.

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"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom." --William Pitt the Younger
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:33 am

"This administration is doing fine work in Puerto Rico. Wherever the {!#%@} that is." Donald J. Trump.
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