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Postby Durinthal » Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:58 pm UTC

In ancient Soviet Greece, bovine cooks you!

Sorry, it was just too tempting to phrase it that way.

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Postby Oort » Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:42 am UTC

Nikola Tesla and Mark Twain team up to stop the evil Edison. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Five_Fists_of_Science

Also, the Kalevala is the national epic of Finland, and served as a major influence of the Lord of the Rings, especially Vainamonen, a wizard remarkably similar to Gandalf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalevala

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Postby Alcari » Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:37 am UTC

Woohoo, it got revived.

Looking for a place to your bra?
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Postby Ended » Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:00 am UTC



We have a copy of that at home! It has a recipe for 'brains on toast'. (seriously).

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Postby pollywog » Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:13 am UTC

SpitValve wrote:
Alcari wrote:
Durinthal wrote:Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu: the hill with the really long name.

I bet that sign gets stolen a lot.


Because after all, Hawke's Bay is the crime capital of the world :P

I should really go visit it sometime. Road-trip!


That name annoys me. It shouldn't be one word, it's a lot of words that some English cartographer or whatever wrote down as one word. It's a story, or a description of a place, not one word! Totally calm.

And Hawke's Bay really isn't. Ever been to Kaitaia?
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Postby Durinthal » Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:30 pm UTC

A Contact Bridge... thing. Michaels cuebid.

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Postby MFHodge » Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:37 pm UTC

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Postby evilbeanfiend » Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:38 pm UTC

Durinthal wrote:A Contact Bridge... thing. Michaels cuebid.


that's a pretty sane description as far as i can see, for a bridge convention
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Postby Rodan » Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:47 pm UTC

DJH47 wrote:They got rid of the page "list of Jewish superheroes"... :(

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fi ... and_heroes

That list is missing the Thing and Magneto, for the record.

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Postby Durinthal » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:09 pm UTC

evilbeanfiend wrote:
Durinthal wrote:A Contact Bridge... thing. Michaels cuebid.


that's a pretty sane description as far as i can see, for a bridge convention


Having never played bridge, it's mainly gibberish to me.

Next üp: öh yëäh.

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Postby FiercestCalm » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:16 pm UTC

From the inherently funny words article:
Saturday Night Live writer Bryan Tucker has avowed that Monkey always elicits a laugh.


This is why SNL is not funny.
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Postby MFHodge » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:19 pm UTC

Durinthal wrote:Next üp: öh yëäh.

"the diacritical mark of the beast."
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Postby Durinthal » Wed Jun 27, 2007 3:58 pm UTC

What do you get when you cross four helicopters with a string quartet?

The third scene in one of a cycle of seven operas based on the days of the week.

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Postby PatrickRsGhost » Wed Jun 27, 2007 4:38 pm UTC

Durinthal wrote:The third scene in one of a cycle of seven operas based on the days of the week.


And here's an album based on the times of the day.
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Postby Twasbrillig » Wed Jun 27, 2007 6:17 pm UTC

Hehe... from the 'incorruptibility' page...

Wikipedia wrote:...decomposition is seriously retarded.


I lol'd. Completely out of context, but I still lol'd.

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Rodan wrote:
DJH47 wrote:They got rid of the page "list of Jewish superheroes"... :(

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fi ... and_heroes

That list is missing the Thing and Magneto, for the record.


They're both on there. Look again.

Also, since when is Kitty Pryde jewish?
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Postby liza » Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:23 am UTC

Alcari wrote:So, basically, Everyone on these forums is an indigo child???
At least, that's what I get from the definition on that Wiki...

To add to the weirdness, here's a poem, using only one word.

Shi


So, I thought I'd mention that when I saw the title of the poem and the text, I thought the poem would be:


Lion Eating a Poet in the Stone Den

"Oh shi-"

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Postby The LuigiManiac » Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:28 am UTC

That's two words...
Spoiler:
THE CAKE IS A 3.141592653589...!

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Postby Twasbrillig » Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:35 am UTC

The LuigiManiac wrote:That's two words...


Fail.
I want to have Bakemaster's babies. It's possible, with science.

I wonder if you can see...
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Postby Oort » Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:41 am UTC

Twasbrillig wrote:Also, since when is Kitty Pryde jewish?


She always was. Once, she burned Dracula with a star of David instead of a cross (in comics, it's based on power of belief). However, it's rarely mentioned.

Also, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhuangzi

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Postby liza » Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:33 am UTC

Yeah, I know. I just wasn't sure it was clear without the "oh". I dunno.

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Postby Durinthal » Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:17 pm UTC


Oh, so he's the crazy guy with the butterfly thing.

What goes cluck, cluck, boom?

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Postby Durinthal » Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:41 pm UTC

The animal theme is a coincidence.

I present: the cat piano. I do think the German term is better, though.

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Postby Alcari » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:18 am UTC

I'm made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.



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Postby __Kit » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:21 am UTC

Durinthal wrote:The animal theme is a coincidence.

I present: the cat piano. I do think the German term is better, though.


What. The. Fuck.
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Postby Durinthal » Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:19 pm UTC

Optimus Prime: the person.

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Postby Pixel » Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:22 pm UTC

Some people have a genuine gift of poetry, a way with words that surpasses beauty and touches the deepest parts of one's soul... and some people, um, thingy.

"Less bite, more wobble"

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Postby Trevor » Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:11 pm UTC

Sometimes when I'm sick, or feeling blue, I drink vinegar. I like all kinds: balsamic, vodka, orange juice, leaves.

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Postby ehiunno » Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:50 pm UTC

Durinthal wrote:Optimus Prime: the person.


I LOLed

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Postby Durinthal » Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:47 pm UTC

Exploding birds fall under the "exploding animals" article that was mentioned on the last page.

And just because it's the topic of an xkcd strip: Jimmer Carter and the rabbit.

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Postby Durinthal » Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:12 pm UTC

I'm surprised that no one's linked this yet.

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Postby 4=5 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 5:05 pm UTC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-reference

I tried adding a link to the wikipeidia article but it got edited out

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Postby iknoritesrsly » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:01 pm UTC

DonChubby wrote:
Alcari wrote:Going to a HUGE list of stuff:
Lists of fictional things

Hmm, religion seems to be missing from that list.

OOH HARSH BURN!!!

I am moderating this thread and I will use the red pen whenever I goddamned please.


Religion isn't fictional, it's very real. Note that in saying that, I'm saying nothing to whether the claims made by religion are true or not. ;) But I guess that you (and others) were so eager to make a joke that you didn't really give it enough thought to make sure it made any sense. :P

Anyways, I've always loved the buffalo one ever since reading about it a while back.
Diogenes was once asked what he thought of Socrates. "A madman," he replied.
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Postby thecommabandit » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:12 pm UTC

List of weapons of mass destruction in the Star Wars universe

I always use that as an example of the vastness and anality (I think I just invented a word) of the Great and Powerful Wikipedia.

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Postby Verator » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:05 pm UTC

I'm jsut waiting for the day that Wikipedia develpos a consciousness.
[Wednesday January 02 20:41:06] Akira: but i want a penis ;_;
[Wednesday January 02 20:41:12] Mrcheesypants: let's face it, you aint below a 3 on a kingsley scale
[Wednesday January 02 20:41:36] Mrcheesypants: two sided dildos are like penises

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Postby Paper Plates » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:53 pm UTC

LSK wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buttered_cat_paradox is suprisingly amusing.


When I was 7, I think, I tried this.

The cat won, but was fittingly furious.

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