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    Cyburbian El Feo's avatar
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    Originally posted by Tranplanner
    Krispey Kreme ain't no real donut
    In fact they're not fit for a mutt
    To settle this score,
    I'll remind you once more
    On ice we did kick yankee butt
    It just happens to be your good luck
    I know nothing of hockey - I'll duck
    I can tell you feel plucky
    maybe you'll get lucky
    and TranPlannette will give you a puck.

    (You do know we're kidding, right?)
    "The fanatical Muslims despise America because it's all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because it's all born-again Christians hung up on abortion; the anti-Semites despise America because it's controlled by Jews. Too Jewish, too Christian, too Godless, America is also too isolationist, except when it's too imperialist." -- Mark Steyn

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    I've been spying too...

    There is this bloke from Toronto
    That takes his baths in vats of jell-o.
    The gelatin wiggles
    And Tranplanner giggles.
    Now we know why he's a happy fellow.

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    hee hee hee - good one Nerudite!

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    Note: Just a limerick, not personal opinion!

    Again more rhetoric flies
    And I'm sick of american lies
    Canada's poor,
    We don't want a war,
    Besides, your pilots only hit allies

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    Note: Again just a limerick, and not to diminish a real tragedy

    It's not that we think that it's fun
    to drop bombs on democracy's son
    but we can't prevent mourning
    by giving a warning
    when your radios are from World War I
    "The fanatical Muslims despise America because it's all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because it's all born-again Christians hung up on abortion; the anti-Semites despise America because it's controlled by Jews. Too Jewish, too Christian, too Godless, America is also too isolationist, except when it's too imperialist." -- Mark Steyn

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    There was a young planner named Tex,
    Who...

    Nah, that one's just too easy!

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    Of all brands of donuts Iíve eaten
    Tim Hortonís are yet to be beaten
    But I just have to say
    Theyíre from the USA
    Wendyís owns the that shop youíre seatís in.

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    Tim Horton, BASS Champion

    Tim Horton is not who you think.
    He never set foot in a rink.
    To add to your fear,
    this old news makes clear
    why his donuts all have a fish stink:

    http://fishing.about.com/library/wee...Btim+%2Bhorton
    "The fanatical Muslims despise America because it's all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because it's all born-again Christians hung up on abortion; the anti-Semites despise America because it's controlled by Jews. Too Jewish, too Christian, too Godless, America is also too isolationist, except when it's too imperialist." -- Mark Steyn

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    limerick

    This is my favorite limerick. It's not original so I don't submit it although it is tangentally planning related (meteorlogical).

    There was a young man from Damask
    whose balls were made out of brass.
    In stormy weather
    they'd clack together
    and lightning shot out his ass.

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    There once was the man with "da plan,"
    Who said "build it wheverever you can,"
    We can zone it with ease
    But to all the NIMBYs:
    "You will soon find your ass in a jam."

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    Bump and close ... more on Tuesday night!
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally posted by Tranplanner View post
    I can't seem to get the hang of writing limericks...can we bring back the haiku contest, please?

    There once was a street in T.O.
    Where the cars did move very slow
    The motorists complained,
    They wanted more lanes!
    But still that traffic won't flow
    I never could do the haiku..but I think this could be a very creative never ending thread...

    but not limited to planning:


    A drink made from a rum colored dark,
    The fire began to crackle and spark.
    A board with a nail,
    POP! Did impale!
    "Doh! Now that's gonna leave a mark!"
    "Yeehaw!" is not a foreign policy

    Renovating the '62 Metzendorf
    http://metzendorf.blogspot.com/

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    LIMERICK DAY - Always MAY 12th

    *bump*

    The limericks here are just too good to start a new thread!

    This Monday, May 12th is Limerick Day.
    It *honors* the 5-12-1812 birthday of Edward Lear, an English writer of sorts.
    (There's some evidence that his real birthday is May 13th, which is Leprechaun Day.)

    Anybody want to lead a LIMERICK CONTEST this year?

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    There once was a planner named LP
    she's packed but not to Tripoli
    it's Spain for her
    please don't rob her
    and she'll return to us all rested and happy

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    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Now you did it...

    We know of a guy, JNA,
    Who'd come out at night just to play.
    The mods would stay up,
    Brew hot in their cup;
    To fix double posts straight away!


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