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mirth

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on: May 09, 2019, 09:02:53 AM

Being able to Google shit better than your clients is a legit career skill.


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Reply #1 on: May 09, 2019, 10:21:01 PM
After First Bull Run, a popular ditty in Richmond was:

With Rifle and Musket,
With Shell and Petard,
We salute the North with our Beauregard.

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #2 on: June 08, 2019, 12:44:07 PM

Random acts of genius and other inspirations of applied violence.


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Reply #4 on: September 17, 2019, 08:25:14 AM
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The oldest door in Britain. Hidden away in Westminster Abbey.
Made from timber from the original Anglo-Saxon abbey, it is just under a thousand years old. Made from mature oak, that means the trees that produced these planks could have been saplings when the Romans evacuated Britain.

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Reply #5 on: September 17, 2019, 09:59:14 AM
 :bigthumb:

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Reply #6 on: September 17, 2019, 12:19:03 PM
Isn't that the door to Camilla's room?  :go-on:

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Reply #7 on: September 17, 2019, 01:23:18 PM
Its likely a broom closet.

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Reply #8 on: September 17, 2019, 02:32:09 PM
Isn't that the door to Camilla's room?  :go-on:


Its likely a broom closet.


po-TAY-toe
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Reply #9 on: September 17, 2019, 07:27:35 PM
 :2funny:

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Reply #10 on: September 18, 2019, 02:23:42 AM
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The oldest door in Britain. Hidden away in Westminster Abbey.
Made from timber from the original Anglo-Saxon abbey, it is just under a thousand years old. Made from mature oak, that means the trees that produced these planks could have been saplings when the Romans evacuated Britain.

Okay, that's cool.  :) 

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Reply #11 on: September 18, 2019, 08:13:12 AM
I hear there's an even older door in Newcastle.  :whistle:

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Reply #12 on: September 18, 2019, 08:35:16 AM
Its to the room where I keep my games.

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Reply #13 on: September 18, 2019, 09:42:57 AM
Bob himself hewed it from the very living rock, between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the sons of Aryas, when there was an age undreamed of. And unto this, Bawb, destined to bear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia upon a troubled brow...



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Reply #14 on: September 18, 2019, 09:52:20 AM
Happy days!

.......if only i could remember where I put the key...................

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