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Old 07-03-2002, 11:59 AM
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What is your favorite expression to describe a "strange" person?

My husband & I have several of these that I can think of:
1.)A few bricks short of a load.
2.)Not enough cups in the cupboard.
3.)Not playing with a full deck.
4.)Elevator doesn't go all the way to the top.
5.)Touched or Tetched.
And the hand's off favorite:
6.)Porch light's on but nobody's home.
What expressions do you use?
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Old 07-03-2002, 12:11 PM
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My wife and I have a few:

that person must:
Be a couple sandwiches short of a picnic.
Have fell off the asshole tree and hit every branch on the way down. (same goes for ugly tree) <- a little too mean though.

damn I'm drawing a blank. I'll come back to it.
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Old 07-03-2002, 12:40 PM
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A few fries short of a Happy Meal.
A dime short of a nickel.
Dumb as a box of rocks. (If they're a dumb ass, of course.)
That (guy/girl/whatever) needs a format and reinstall. (I'm a computer geek, what do you want form me?)
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Old 07-03-2002, 12:46 PM
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Still correcting for Y2K.

or, check THESE out...

http://herbison.com/canon/fulldeck.html
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Old 07-03-2002, 12:53 PM
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Rather an Odd child, hmmm?

Total waste of skin and oxygen.
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Old 07-03-2002, 01:02 PM
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Him/her and the crack that s/he smokes.
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Old 07-03-2002, 01:06 PM
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He's a special case.

No one else has his special talents, or would want them.

I can't say enough good things about him.
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Old 07-03-2002, 01:14 PM
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Crazy as a Shit-House Rat!

His morality and intellect is equitable to the curd what thrives on the underside of municiple toilet seats.
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Old 07-03-2002, 01:24 PM
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Crazy as a syphilitic monkey!

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Old 07-03-2002, 01:40 PM
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Not the brightest bulb on the tree
Not the sharpest tool in the shed
About as sharp as a sack of wet mice
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Old 07-03-2002, 03:29 PM
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Looks like he wandered off.

NQR (stands for not quite right).
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Old 07-03-2002, 03:33 PM
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John is ...

more than happy. (thanks, George Carlin)
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Old 07-03-2002, 03:48 PM
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His mother must be SOOO proud (rolling eyes).
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Old 07-03-2002, 05:07 PM
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One wheel in the sand.
A few tacos short of a combination plate.
Doesn't have both oars in the water.
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Old 07-03-2002, 06:13 PM
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Quote:
Originally posted by GrizzRich
Still correcting for Y2K.

or, check THESE out...

http://herbison.com/canon/fulldeck.html
Are you trying to kill this thread or something?

My favorite: His belt doesn't go through all the loops.
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Old 07-03-2002, 07:17 PM
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She has spiders in her head.

(often shortened to just a whispered "Spiders".
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Old 07-03-2002, 07:40 PM
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Two short of a brick-shit house

Mother's a virgin, I swear

Got a loaf of bread with no butter

He eats hamsters

I used to be his flatmate - always had problems with toilet paper

I don't know
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Old 07-03-2002, 10:31 PM
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She's several standard deviations away from the mean. (This is for anyone who has a background in statistics).
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Old 07-03-2002, 10:49 PM
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That guy is a lost ball in the high weeds.
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Old 07-04-2002, 02:47 AM
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So far short of a six-pack she doesn't even have the plastic thingie it came in.

Mind like a cotton sock.

From my boyfriend: "Dwugs have huwt her widdle bwain."
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Old 07-04-2002, 02:48 AM
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Playing with the toys in the attic (often shortened to toys in the attic)
What's got his knickers in a twist? (when a person seems upset for no reason)
For that one, being weird isn't enough.
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Old 07-04-2002, 05:39 AM
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That boy's got a mind like a steel trap - full of mice.
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Old 07-04-2002, 07:34 AM
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Courtesy of Billy Gibbons:

Groovin' in a six foot circle.
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Old 07-04-2002, 07:39 AM
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My sister's favorite observation: "Isn't it sad when cousins marry?"

or "Did his mother have any children that lived?"
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Old 07-04-2002, 08:03 AM
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At the back of the queue when the brains were handed out.

Brain the size of a peanut.
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Old 07-04-2002, 09:20 AM
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His hard drive has a few bad sectors on it.

He's about as effective as lighting a match underwater.

He's a 386 in a Pentium world.

If stupidity were a crime he'd get the death penalty.
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Old 07-04-2002, 09:42 AM
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We had a coworker a few years ago who was one of those annoying people who overused the cute expressions -- he was <i>always</i> describing people as "not the sharpest knife in the drawer," "not the brightest bulb on the tree," "not the swiftest horse in the race" etc.

One day my boss, having heard this all too many times, snapped back at him "well you're not exactly the swiftest knife on the tree, either!"

Naturally, "not the swiftest knife on the tree" became our default expression for such a person.
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Old 07-04-2002, 10:02 AM
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Weird piece of cheese.

(I know, doesn't make any sense; picked it up from a "theatre person" in college)
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Old 07-04-2002, 10:27 AM
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Along the cheese them of the previous poster:

The cheese fell off that cracker a long time ago.
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Old 07-04-2002, 10:45 AM
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"A different kettle of fish altogether."
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Old 07-04-2002, 11:10 AM
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Courtsey of Frank Zappa... "Potatoe been baking just a little too long"
And the writers of Dear John..."A foot soldier in the loon platoon"
And the writers of Time Bandits..."Mercefully free of the ravages of intelegence"
A nod to and varients on PPs
His Happy Meal is so short it ain't got a plastic toy
When they said brains, he thought trains and he's been on the wrong track ever since.
A few cards short of a deck(Comeback..."but I can still play a mean game of Euchre)
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Old 07-04-2002, 11:44 AM
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I've got a few I try to use to keep up my aura of unbiased meaness (meanness? Is that even a word?) Anyway:

Not the greenest pickle in the jar
Not the longest grass in the yard
A couple beers short of a six-pack
Not the sharpest knife in the drawer
Nothing's in the attic

And my personal favorite:
S/He has the intelligence of an uncooked potato (as everyone knows, a cooked potato would be far more intelligent.)
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Old 07-04-2002, 12:54 PM
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the mall is open, but nobody's shopping
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Old 07-04-2002, 02:58 PM
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"After you get to really know him, you'll feel like you've never met."

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Old 07-04-2002, 05:14 PM
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"Ain't right"

As in, "That boy ain't right." Just the way Hank Hill says it. Although a lot of us Texans have been saying it for years.
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Old 07-04-2002, 06:25 PM
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A strichtly New Zealand flavoured one:
A few sheep short of a back paddock
And my favourite for an irritating person:
Like a fart in an astronaut's suit
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Old 07-04-2002, 10:32 PM
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"He's an interesting group of people."
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Old 07-04-2002, 11:49 PM
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A few Froot Loops shy of a full bowl
All foam, no beer
He's got a photographic memory, but forgot to load the film
His antenna doesn't pick up all the channels
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