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Old 09-11-2019, 08:55 PM
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You like the sequels better than the original? That explains a lot.
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:06 PM
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All I'm saying is, that Caspar the Friendly Ghost is a better film than Caspar the Friendly Leukemia Boy.

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Old 09-11-2019, 09:42 PM
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Is it spelled 'Caspar' or 'Casper'?
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:28 PM
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Wait, isn't that technically a prequel? Anyway, it sucked, Caspar should be a ghost, we didn't need the back story.
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:32 PM
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ninja'd!

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Old 09-11-2019, 10:39 PM
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Thanks to all the people who sent PMs. I'm feeling a lot calmer about the situation now. Sitting in ER now with the Taller Girl for support (other offspring helping their dad clean up the living room - apparently it's a real mess. Using Beckdawreck's recipe for bloodstains - thank's Beck!). Watched eight people waltz in after me and get seen first - okay, I know heart attacks take priority but I think mine is a pretty significant emergency!

I suspect the nurses of laughing behind their clipboards about my injury - first one I catch doing it I'm gonna deck them

ETA: I'm pretty sure the incident everyone's referring to is the thing with Isadora Duncan - right? Not QUITE so bad as all that!
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Old 09-12-2019, 03:05 AM
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Here's a helpful recipe you bleeding klutzes out there will find helpful:
One cup of white beach sand.
One cup of white school glue
(You'll need gloves and a scrubbie)
Mix the sand and glue. Pour it over the stain, let sit 30min, scrub it with scrubbie. Let dry.
Next day chip off the blood should come right out.
Now if this a crime scene this recipe is right out. Everybody knows those never clean up, duh! Screaming "Out! Damned Spot" might help. Other than that you're screwed, quit cleaning and work on your alibi!


(disclaimer: this is a joke. the recipe is parody, don't really do this, folks. If youve committed a crime that requires a clean-up do the right thing, turn yourself in)

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Old 09-12-2019, 05:53 AM
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Jesus, Aspidistra, that's a lot of blood. That's going to leave a stain.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:43 AM
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Aspidistra, maybe you should go to the ER. Isadora Duncan wasn't so lucky.

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Old 09-12-2019, 11:08 AM
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Hmm, can you use a directed energy weapon to cauterize a wound?
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:58 PM
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Aaaargh! Oh crap I did something REALLY bad! Pro-tip - you know those rotating motorized vacuum heads that help you deep-clean the carpet? Turns out - bad idea to turn it upside down to start hoovering boxes on the top shelf. Those suckers are heavy!

Anyway, without going into too much gruesome detail (there's a big goopy blood trail going from the living room table to the sofa), in an incident involving my lack of balance, a twelve-foot long scarf that was REALLY not in the right place, and said vacuum attachment, I'm currently waiting on an ambulance with something in my hand that oughtn't to be there.

If you're hoping to have a body part reattached, you need to keep it cold - right? But maybe not actually iced right up? Actually DO need answer fast! PMs for preference - not gonna be at my computer much for the next little while!
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This looks like the kinda day when nothing can go wrong! Am I right?
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I only remember Casper the Friendly Ghost from the comics years ago. But somebody told me they made a sequel that's set before he died. Is it any good?

And we've been having some bad weather and equipment breakdowns lately. Here's hoping for a better day tomorrow.
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:30 PM
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I'm not a fan of cartoon to live action movies, but the Caspar movie isn't bad. And it's got the girl who played Wednesday Addams in it, so that's a plus.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:58 PM
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If you ever so much as THINK of turning a cartoon into a live-action movie, I want you to imagine this:

Family Circus

Now, take your creativity and do something like rework one of Shakespeare's stories for the 100th time.
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:42 PM
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Wow that is an interesting question. Who would you cast for a live action XKCD?
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Old 09-13-2019, 03:34 AM
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Would anyone be interested in seeing a live action XKCD?
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Old 09-13-2019, 03:41 AM
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Here's a XKCD strip proving that .9 is equal to 1-

It's pretty simple, you can read it now. No need to wait for it to be adapted into a movie.

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Old 09-13-2019, 09:16 AM
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Well, then, can anybody present a simple, clear explanation as to how .9 is equal to 1- ?
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Old 09-13-2019, 09:40 AM
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I think we need separate threads for all these discussions. I mean, we've got math discussions, movie discussions, whatever that doofus impersonating the dead guy is posting. It's just going to get more confusing and disjointed from here.
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That's MISTER Doofus to you!
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Old 09-13-2019, 09:45 AM
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Hey doofus, cut the act, we know you're not the dead guy.
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Old 09-13-2019, 10:35 AM
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Ooooooh a dead guy? Scary!
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Old 09-13-2019, 10:48 AM
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Have you heard about the mysterious doper who's posting in this thread even though he died seven years ago?... well, I have a confession to make... IT'S ME!!!!!
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Old 09-13-2019, 12:17 PM
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I am getting genuinely tired of people around here feeling the need to make these huge 'confessions'. Hopefully, burpo's admission that he drove four miles over the speed limit on his way to work this morning will be the last such we hear for quite some time.
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I've got a confession too. I once shot a man for snoring too loud and you can read all about it in Time Life Books.
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Old 09-13-2019, 01:49 PM
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I confess that I have never bought a Time Life book about life in the Wild West.
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Old 09-14-2019, 03:53 AM
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Isn't there a Time Life book about life in the Wild West?
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Old 09-14-2019, 04:32 AM
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The wild west wasn't so wild, you'd be more likely to die of boredom than in a gun fight.
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Old 09-14-2019, 06:22 AM
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Oy vey, if this isn't closed within the next few pages I will be very surprised.
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Old 09-14-2019, 08:37 AM
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Uh, take it easy pal. No need to get that angry, this is not the wild west, you know.
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Old 09-14-2019, 11:01 AM
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Goddamn it, .99999... = 1, when are you morons gonna get that?
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Old 09-14-2019, 11:16 AM
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Please. Explain like I'm 5yo.
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Old 09-14-2019, 09:33 PM
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Daystrom tensor analysis clearly shows us that an irrational number carried to at least the fifth decimal place is the functional equivalent - at least under a Huang differential formulation, duh - as the next whole number larger than it.
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Old 09-14-2019, 09:56 PM
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Just like pi does not equal "3" no matter what the Indiana legislature said!
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Old 09-14-2019, 09:58 PM
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I have 3 pies.
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Old 09-14-2019, 11:57 PM
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I think what the OP is getting at is that through a combination of seemingly disjointed.subject matters we can reach the singular wholeness of experience. The fraction must be the entirety. Enlightenment with the great Oneness is found in the understandig that it all equals one AND it could not be otherwise. Think of it in terms of something simple: If you have three pies do not you really have a single conceptual idea of dessert? I think you cannot argue the former.
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Old 09-15-2019, 12:04 AM
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Want dessert?
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Old 09-15-2019, 06:37 AM
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I'm hungry. What've you got?
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:44 AM
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I just finished a glass of cranapple juice and now am feeling a bit peckish.
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Old 09-15-2019, 06:59 PM
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Damned if I know; drinking blended juices like Sunny D or V-8 has never made me especially hungry. Anyone else?

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Old 09-15-2019, 07:22 PM
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Anyone know why I feel hungry after drinking blended juices?
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Old 09-15-2019, 07:49 PM
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We had a long thread to discuss What's for Dinner, but it faded away months ago.
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Old 09-16-2019, 07:20 AM
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Why are we talking about food in this thread? Didn't we have another thread for that?


I thought we were talking about fractions and enlightenment; though I admit I don't really understand the connection.
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Old 09-16-2019, 07:57 AM
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Now, that's a coincidence... that's literally my favorite dish.
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Old 09-16-2019, 08:47 AM
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For my birthday a few weeks back I had cheese tortellini with pesto - yum!
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:53 AM
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Well, I think it's obvious we're not going to talk about movies again any time soon. So please, tell us what you had for your birthday... three weeks ago.
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:31 AM
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If anyone still cares, this is the fourth film version. The first was a silent movie in 1922, then a sound version in 1936, the a big-budget color version in 1959.

But that has nothing to do with either food or math, so I guess it doesn't matter.
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Did anyone see the latest remake of Blawnox Against the World? I thought it was pretty good, although Orson Bean makes any movie at least watchable.
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