1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jetpac » Fri May 17, 2013 9:47 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 9:51 pm UTC

jjjdavidson wrote:
mscha wrote:
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BlitzGirl wrote:I don't think Cuegan can be that lost; they seem to have been following the Riverfootnote.

footnoteI can't remember what number the "pretty neat" footer is supposed to be.

That's a bit annoying, we now have competing footnote standards. Could be ³, could be ⁵, depending on which standard you're following. :?
Edit: of course, this is how we fix that. ;)

Finally, the footnotes are meeting the OTT standard of multiple, confusing standards.

Good. Good. It is happening as planned.

I think we can create one encompassing standard based on the three incompatible ones.
We simply prefix each footnote with (o) for Opibole's standard, (a) for airdrik's, and (m) for mine. (m)3, huh?

And then there were four...

This is starting to remind me of that ST:TNG episode where an entire planet spoke only in historical allusions used as metaphors for current events. In a hundred NP or so, you and Opiboble and SBN will be able to carry on entire OTT conversations just with footnote markings.

I am sure if we put effort into obtaining said goali we could reach that abilityi within 20NPii.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Fri May 17, 2013 9:51 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby RobIrr » Fri May 17, 2013 9:54 pm UTC

lgw wrote:
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SBN wrote:That's better than what I get. "We live beyond the Smith place." Simple enough, until you realize that the Smith place was built 150 years ago, and no Smith has lived in it in 100 years. Makes it really hard for a newcomer to figure out where stuff is.

I travel around the USA quite a bit and once was treated to driving directions which included "turn left where the big white barn used to be". :shock:


This is actually a running gag in my PnP RPG:
Human peasant: "turn left where the barn used to be"
Orc peasant: "turn left where we burned down that barn"
Kobold worker: "turn left where my brother was trapped in that barn fire"

It's had quite a few iterations now that I think about it.


I remember once being told to turn "half way along" what was a fairly long road ...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Fri May 17, 2013 9:59 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Ebonite » Fri May 17, 2013 10:01 pm UTC

jjjdavidson wrote:This is starting to remind me of that ST:TNG episode where an entire planet spoke only in historical allusions used as metaphors for current events. In a hundred NP or so, you and Opiboble and SBN will be able to carry on entire OTT conversations just with footnote markings.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 10:03 pm UTC

Ebonite wrote:
jjjdavidson wrote:This is starting to remind me of that ST:TNG episode where an entire planet spoke only in historical allusions used as metaphors for current events. In a hundred NP or so, you and Opiboble and SBN will be able to carry on entire OTT conversations just with footnote markings.

Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra!
Cueball and Megan at the river.
jjjdavidson and Ebonite when the standards came. :D

lol. I am going to have to watch that one again... shoot I see a ST:TNG Marathon coming on!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby azule » Fri May 17, 2013 10:05 pm UTC

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Hahahaha - seems like that, some xips!
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I think what we're looking at is the difference between metric and imperial (standard US). The conversions you propose still tie themselves to the Outsider units, but instead with fractions. I don't see that as better. If what you're saying is 1 decanewpix is meaningful then it might be useful to move over to this system. *shrug*


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Of course, it mentions a topic that has come up in the OTT. But that proves nothing; every topic Randall might use has came up by now.

Holy crap, though: I did, in fact, mention synesthesia and colorblindness together.... :shock:

I think I see "22", btw. (But I don't have synesthesia...unless I do! :shock: *colorblindness*)

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You were close. Morpy would work, especially with it's phonetic connection to molpy. :)
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Wow, speaking that out loud made me extremely conscious of my accent. :shock:

:? What exactly made you feel that way? It all seemed normal to me. Maybe this was written for my accent.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Fri May 17, 2013 10:06 pm UTC

RobIrr wrote:Now... Bacon, cheese and (fried) mushrooms (but mainly bacon) with HP Sauce on a cheese-topped roll.. (Ketchup for Mrs RobIrr) Delicious, but probably very un-good for me.,,


HP sauce? NOW we have a clear US/UK distinction.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Fri May 17, 2013 10:06 pm UTC

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Swein wrote:Nah - well, it would be nice I'm all for LaPetite, but depending on how they spend their time it could be all from :roll: to :oops: or :shock:

You mean, Cuegan might try for some little Cueganbabies? I think we did see that:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Fri May 17, 2013 10:10 pm UTC

mscha wrote:
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This should be the whole leg from the last turn to the current river. It is 33133x839 pixels.

Of note, is that the abnormally flat section about rd distance back, is exactly the same elevation as the current river. Exactly.
Maybe that stretch was some kind of shore. Or it was a marsh. I don't know these things.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Fri May 17, 2013 10:10 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby htom » Fri May 17, 2013 10:10 pm UTC

RobIrr wrote:
lgw wrote:
fatness wrote:
SBN wrote:That's better than what I get. "We live beyond the Smith place." Simple enough, until you realize that the Smith place was built 150 years ago, and no Smith has lived in it in 100 years. Makes it really hard for a newcomer to figure out where stuff is.

I travel around the USA quite a bit and once was treated to driving directions which included "turn left where the big white barn used to be". :shock:


This is actually a running gag in my PnP RPG:
Human peasant: "turn left where the barn used to be"
Orc peasant: "turn left where we burned down that barn"
Kobold worker: "turn left where my brother was trapped in that barn fire"

It's had quite a few iterations now that I think about it.


I remember once being told to turn "half way along" what was a fairly long road ...


First time I drove out to my girlfriend's home she wasn't with me, but I had directions. South on MN22 to County 16, turn left, go through the intersection, and along to the green barn, left, go two miles north, on left. I couldn't find the green barn. I looked around, wondering what was happening (this was early, early days in our relationship.) Retraced my steps, found a farm with lights on. Waited for the people to come out, gave my instructions and who I was looking for. He laughed and explained. The green barn was now white, and had been so for a half-dozen years. I got there, very late, showed the instructions -- in her handwriting. When we got back to college, she didn't talk to me for days.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Fri May 17, 2013 10:11 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Fri May 17, 2013 10:12 pm UTC

HES wrote:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri May 17, 2013 10:15 pm UTC

RobIrr wrote:
mathrec wrote:
I wrote:I was also confused, but it was by the "bacon" reference. Who puts bacon on a bun or roll as the primary ingredient? I would have said hamburgers...

fhorn wrote:
RobIrr wrote:What do people call the slightly squashed spheres of bread that are traditionally choped in half horizontally so that bacon1 can be placed within?1 - other fillings are available

My father-in-law, when he lived in the UK, would talk about having "bacon butties" after church. Since I had never heard of butties, I thought he was saying bacon buddies, like a bunch of friends were getting together and having breakfast...

Following up on "bacon butty" opened me up to a world I had not seen before. Apparently most of the "English"-speaking world (outside of North America) puts bacon on a bun or roll as the primary ingredient.


Indeed. What else would you use it for?


First, I shall say my point about placing bacon on buns or any other bread products as the primary ingredient: why the confusion, even among my fellow North American devotees? Have we all not had BLTs in which bacon, I think we'd all agree, is the primary ingredient? I, for one, really enjoy a a good BLT from time to time.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mathrec » Fri May 17, 2013 10:18 pm UTC

azule wrote:Metamorphantasmagorial Memesis
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You were close. Morpy would work, especially with it's phonetic connection to molpy. :)
I do like mscha's Rabtor, though. :).

Or even better, "morphy". That would help us remember that it's a transitional form that has only been seen once before disappearing.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 10:18 pm UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mathrec » Fri May 17, 2013 10:24 pm UTC

k.bookbinder wrote:
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mathrec wrote:
I wrote:I was also confused, but it was by the "bacon" reference. Who puts bacon on a bun or roll as the primary ingredient? I would have said hamburgers...

fhorn wrote:
RobIrr wrote:What do people call the slightly squashed spheres of bread that are traditionally choped in half horizontally so that bacon1 can be placed within?1 - other fillings are available

My father-in-law, when he lived in the UK, would talk about having "bacon butties" after church. Since I had never heard of butties, I thought he was saying bacon buddies, like a bunch of friends were getting together and having breakfast...

Following up on "bacon butty" opened me up to a world I had not seen before. Apparently most of the "English"-speaking world (outside of North America) puts bacon on a bun or roll as the primary ingredient.

Indeed. What else would you use it for?

First, I shall say my point about placing bacon on buns or any other bread products as the primary ingredient: why the confusion, even among my fellow North American devotees? Have we all not had BLTs in which bacon, I think we'd all agree, is the primary ingredient? I, for one, really enjoy a a good BLT from time to time.

I don't believe I have ever seen a BLT served on a bun or roll. In the US it is always on toasted sliced bread.

Wow, we get an education in international culture along with our general lunacy.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Fri May 17, 2013 10:26 pm UTC

mathrec wrote:I don't believe I have ever seen a BLT served on a bun or roll. In the US it is always on toasted sliced bread.

Wow, we get an education in international culture along with our general lunacy.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby RobIrr » Fri May 17, 2013 10:27 pm UTC

Well a butty is a butty, whatever the format of bread it's served on ... :-)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Fri May 17, 2013 10:37 pm UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:I just want to point out that the ongoing discussion of blitz and ketchup posts probably takes more time to read than the actual blitz and ketchup posts. So, if the idea was to make the thread easier to get through, I think it's counterproductive.

I see in my preview window that lgw has just said pretty much the exact same thing, but I'm going ahead with this post so that I can add my thoughts.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Fri May 17, 2013 10:38 pm UTC

Buns/rolls (slightly-squashed spheres of bread) can have all sorts of things in them; usually some kind of cold meat, cheese, and/or salad. Bacon certainly isn't the default for me. They're just like sandwiches or the other kind of rolls (the long ones, also known as subs, which could be parts of baguettes or they could be their own things) in topping choices, except I guess sandwiches (which are the things made from flat squares of bread. The things with chicken breasts in them that you get in McDonald's are chicken burgers; I think I've heard USAans call them chicken sandwiches before, but a chicken sandwich is a flat square thing with shredded bits of chicken in it. Unless you're speaking French; then a roll made from a piece of baguette is also a sandwich) are more likely to have simpler toppings such as spreads.

I've only heard of 'chip butties' which are sandwiches with hot chips (fries? But the thick ones, not shoestring fries) in them, and probably butter. Maybe I should get into the ham and cheese buttiemongery racket.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HAL9000 » Fri May 17, 2013 10:40 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 10:41 pm UTC

Angelastic wrote:Buns/rolls (slightly-squashed spheres of bread) can have all sorts of things in them; usually some kind of cold meat, cheese, and/or salad. Bacon certainly isn't the default for me. They're just like sandwiches or the other kind of rolls (the long ones, also known as subs, which could be parts of baguettes or they could be their own things) in topping choices, except I guess sandwiches (which are the things made from flat squares of bread. The things with chicken breasts in them that you get in McDonald's are chicken burgers; I think I've heard USAans call them chicken sandwiches before, but a chicken sandwich is a flat square thing with shredded bits of chicken in it. Unless you're speaking French; then a roll made from a piece of baguette is also a sandwich) are more likely to have simpler toppings such as spreads.

I've only heard of 'chip butties' which are sandwiches with hot chips (fries? But the thick ones, not shoestring fries) in them, and probably butter. Maybe I should get into the ham and cheese buttiemongery racket.


Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri May 17, 2013 10:44 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Fri May 17, 2013 10:44 pm UTC

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Angelastic wrote:Buns/rolls (slightly-squashed spheres of bread) can have all sorts of things in them; usually some kind of cold meat, cheese, and/or salad. Bacon certainly isn't the default for me. They're just like sandwiches or the other kind of rolls (the long ones, also known as subs, which could be parts of baguettes or they could be their own things) in topping choices, except I guess sandwiches (which are the things made from flat squares of bread. The things with chicken breasts in them that you get in McDonald's are chicken burgers; I think I've heard USAans call them chicken sandwiches before, but a chicken sandwich is a flat square thing with shredded bits of chicken in it. Unless you're speaking French; then a roll made from a piece of baguette is also a sandwich) are more likely to have simpler toppings such as spreads.

I've only heard of 'chip butties' which are sandwiches with hot chips (fries? But the thick ones, not shoestring fries) in them, and probably butter. Maybe I should get into the ham and cheese buttiemongery racket.


Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.


I always just call 'em "fries." They're not chip-shaped (while chips/crisps are), and they're certainly not french. Granted, there are many other things which are fried, but I think the things you dip in ketchup (no, not that kind of ketchup) are probably the most common.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Fri May 17, 2013 10:49 pm UTC

azule wrote:Nashville Twang Sounds Alright To Me:
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Angelastic wrote:Was it the paragraph used in the speech accent archive?
speech accent archive wrote:Please call Stella. Ask her to bring these things with her from the store: Six spoons of fresh snow peas, five thick slabs of blue cheese, and maybe a snack for her brother Bob. We also need a small plastic snake and a big toy frog for the kids. She can scoop these things into three red bags, and we will go meet her Wednesday at the train station.

Wow, speaking that out loud made me extremely conscious of my accent. :shock:

:? What exactly made you feel that way? It all seemed normal to me. Maybe this was written for my accent.


I think this paragraph was designed to bring out the little nuances in regional dialects. I went to the site Angelastic mentioned earlier and clicked around the map to listen to sound bits of people reading it aloud. It was definitely easy to pick up on the Bostonians and Brooklynites. And the Southerners. The sentence that really got me was "five thick slabs of blue cheese."

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Fri May 17, 2013 10:50 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.

I am from New Zealand and I am not sure whether that can excuse my being strange. But I call both things chips, and if there is a need to make it clear which kind of chips I mean, the hot ones are called hot chips and the cold crunchy ones are called chippies.

I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkeydinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 10:53 pm UTC

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Opiboble wrote:
Angelastic wrote:Buns/rolls (slightly-squashed spheres of bread) can have all sorts of things in them; usually some kind of cold meat, cheese, and/or salad. Bacon certainly isn't the default for me. They're just like sandwiches or the other kind of rolls (the long ones, also known as subs, which could be parts of baguettes or they could be their own things) in topping choices, except I guess sandwiches (which are the things made from flat squares of bread. The things with chicken breasts in them that you get in McDonald's are chicken burgers; I think I've heard USAans call them chicken sandwiches before, but a chicken sandwich is a flat square thing with shredded bits of chicken in it. Unless you're speaking French; then a roll made from a piece of baguette is also a sandwich) are more likely to have simpler toppings such as spreads.

I've only heard of 'chip butties' which are sandwiches with hot chips (fries? But the thick ones, not shoestring fries) in them, and probably butter. Maybe I should get into the ham and cheese buttiemongery racket.


Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.


I always just call 'em "fries." They're not chip-shaped (while chips/crisps are), and they're certainly not french. Granted, there are many other things which are fried, but I think the things you dip in ketchup (no, not that kind of ketchup) are probably the most common.

My wife just looks at me funny when I call them what I was raised calling them, I am slowly changing to the American way and calling them Fries, but I will forever call "chips" crisps.
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Opiboble wrote:Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.

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I am from New Zealand and I am not sure whether that can excuse my being strange. But I call both things chips, and if there is a need to make it clear which kind of chips I mean, the hot ones are called hot chips and the cold crunchy ones are called chippies.


I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkeydinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips.


Agreed. Who wants cold (normally greasy) crisps with there fired dino-meat?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Fri May 17, 2013 10:57 pm UTC

Angelastic wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.

I am from New Zealand and I am not sure whether that can excuse my being strange. But I call both things chips, and if there is a need to make it clear which kind of chips I mean, the hot ones are called hot chips and the cold crunchy ones are called chippies.

I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkeydinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips.


Those dino legs are so terrifying. I have only seen them at DisneyWorld or the Rennaissance Festival that comes here once a year. :shock:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 10:59 pm UTC

Valarya wrote:
Angelastic wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.

I am from New Zealand and I am not sure whether that can excuse my being strange. But I call both things chips, and if there is a need to make it clear which kind of chips I mean, the hot ones are called hot chips and the cold crunchy ones are called chippies.

I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkeydinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips.


Those dino legs are so terrifying. I have only seen them at DisneyWorld or the Rennaissance Festival that comes here once a year. :shock:

We have some here at the state fair in Alaska, one year I saw one that was the size of my forearm, like 14inches!!!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Fri May 17, 2013 11:00 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:
Valarya wrote:
Angelastic wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Yeah as an American I always hated that we called them French fries, something to do with Americans wanting to eat them more because they are foreign. I call them Chips personally, and "chips" crisps. Granted I am strange because my father is from New Zealand.

I am from New Zealand and I am not sure whether that can excuse my being strange. But I call both things chips, and if there is a need to make it clear which kind of chips I mean, the hot ones are called hot chips and the cold crunchy ones are called chippies.

I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkeydinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips.


Those dino legs are so terrifying. I have only seen them at DisneyWorld or the Rennaissance Festival that comes here once a year. :shock:

We have some here at the state fair in Alaska, one year I saw one that was the size of my forearm, like 14inches!!!


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Fri May 17, 2013 11:01 pm UTC

HuhONG?
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He means way back in frames 175 and 487, I assume?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Fri May 17, 2013 11:02 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:We have some here at the state fair in Alaska, one year I saw one that was the size of my forearm, like 14inches!!!


Can you say that again after my 99th post?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Fri May 17, 2013 11:03 pm UTC

mscha wrote:HuhONG?
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So Cueball was intentionally tasting it earlier?

Also, cue discussion of pollution.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Fri May 17, 2013 11:03 pm UTC

HES wrote:
Opiboble wrote:We have some here at the state fair in Alaska, one year I saw one that was the size of my forearm, like 14inches!!!


Can you say that again after my 99th post?

So you can say boobies?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mathrec » Fri May 17, 2013 11:05 pm UTC

Angelastic wrote:...I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkeydinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Fri May 17, 2013 11:07 pm UTC

taixzo wrote:
mscha wrote:HuhONG?


So Cueball was intentionally tasting it earlier?

Also, cue discussion of pollution.


Maybe they're not as clueless as we thought. If the sea was receiving a large input of freshwater, then it would taste less and less salty as the areas near the coast were inundated with the less-dense freshwater.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

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