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    Cyburbian jread's avatar
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    "I Guess You'll Do" (depressing but funny article about life):

    Ok, I will admit that there was a time when I was this pessimistic, though I appreciate life much more these days. There is a certain "pointlessness" about it all, though, if you put it into the context that this article does. I was laughing my ass off at this: http://www.thephatphree.com/features...yID=2187&Layou
    "I don't suffer from insanity... I enjoy every single minute of it!"

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    That is absolutely inspired! Thanks for the laugh.
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    That's great. The ennui is thick enough to cut with a knife. I love it.

    I like "We will go bowling sometimes".
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    The ends can justify the means.

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    after almost 19 years of marriage I can tell you it's not really like that for everyone - for some, you bet, but not for all

    god, now i need a drink...

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    I think that it is a sad, cyncial commentary that strikes truth at every turn.

    To quote a great movie: Get Busy Livin' or Get Busy Dyin'

    This is actually quite motivational...
    You get all squeezed up inside/Like the days were carved in stone/You get all wired up inside/And it's bad to be alone

    You can go out, you can take a ride/And when you get out on your own/You get all smoothed out inside/And it's good to be alone
    -Peart

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    That some deep shizzit!
    "A witty woman is a treasure, a witty beauty is a power!"

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    I must forward this link to my wife this very instant!
    "I'm very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany"

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    When I am pregnant, I will have something to talk to people about again, and everyone will pay attention to me. I will act as if I am the first pregnant person ever. Eventually, I will give birth, just as billions have done before me.
    *lol* reminds me of some pregnant women i've known.
    In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.

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    where you stayin' tonight?

    Quote Originally posted by btrage
    I must forward this link to my wife this very instant!
    uh, bad idea...

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    not my humor I guess

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    Wow... I find that apathetically fascinating! If I ever end up like that guy, I hope that someone takes me out behind the barn and shoots me to put me out of my misery.
    "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. Time makes more converts than reason." - Thomas Paine Common Sense.

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    Quote Originally posted by michaelskis
    If I ever end up like that guy, I hope that someone takes me out behind the barn and shoots me to put me out of my misery.
    Would you prefer three shots with a .22, two with a .38, or just one well-placed .50?
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister
    Would you prefer three shots with a .22, two with a .38, or just one well-placed .50?
    How about a panzer?
    "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. Time makes more converts than reason." - Thomas Paine Common Sense.

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    Quote Originally posted by michaelskis
    How about a panzer?
    a pansy....whaaat???
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    The ends can justify the means.

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    Quote Originally posted by luckless pedestrian
    uh, bad idea...
    You'd have to understand my wife...she's the antithesis of the woman in the article.
    "I'm very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany"

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    I could think of a lot of people like that.....

    In say 3-4 years time if i start showing those signs- please can someone remind me of this thread
    "Have you ever wondered if there was more to life, other than being really, really, ridiculously good looking?" Zoolander

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    **Quietly takes down picture of camping trip from cubicle wall**
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    That website, thephatphree.com, is absolutely hilarious! Totally made my morning! I loved the article about the striped shirt. And the one about go-bots and transformers. Poor bumblebee. Thank you!

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    Quote Originally posted by mendelman
    a pansy....whaaat???


    It’s a German tank...
    "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. Time makes more converts than reason." - Thomas Paine Common Sense.

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    Gee, you think with a Panzer, want to take the barn out with him ?
    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
    Gee, you think with a Panzer, want to take the barn out with him ?
    Well, the barn is in violation.
    "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. Time makes more converts than reason." - Thomas Paine Common Sense.

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