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    Happy International Monty Python Day

    It's......
    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 View post
    It's......
    ...Mr. Raymond Luxury Yacht (pronounced: Throatwobbler Mangrove)
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    It's......
    ... nerds reciting random lines from Monty Python, to signal to other nerds that they're also part of the larger nerd community!



    Bravely bold Sir Robin rode forth from Camelot!
    He was not afraid to die, oh brave Sir Robin!
    He was not at all afraid to be killed in nasty ways, brave, brave, brave, brave Sir Robin!
    He was not in the least bit scared to be mashed into a pulp, or to have his eyes gouged out, and his elbows broken!
    To have his kneecaps split, and his body burned away, and his limbs all hacked and mangled, brave Sir Robin!
    His head smashed in and heart cut out, and his liver removed, and his bowels unplugged, and his nostrils raped and his bottom burned off and his penis...

    I found this old post on Metafilter asking "what did nerds recite before Monty Python existed?" My guess: Tom Lehrer.

    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
    ... nerds reciting random lines from Monty Python, to signal to other nerds that they're also part of the larger nerd community!
    Ah, but they aren't random lines. I fart in your general direction! No, these are memorable lines. It's not much different than a buncha meat heads sitting in a bar reminiscing about memorable plays or games (where were you when the Immaculate Reception occurred? Franco Harris, they don't make 'em like him any more....)
    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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    What'll he do? Nibble your bum?


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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    I fart in your general direction!


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    When we went to Scotland a few years ago we went to Doune Castle where some scenes from MP&THG were filmed. We did not bring coconuts but some galloping did occur.

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    Crunchy Frog (The Whizzo Chocolate Company) is my favorite.
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    Quote Originally posted by otterpop View post
    Crunchy Frog (The Whizzo Chocolate Company) is my favorite.
    I think today's foodies might have an appreciation for Ram's Bladder Cup, made of fresh Cornish ram's bladder, emptied, steamed, seasoned with sesame seeds, whipped into a fondue, and garnished with lark's vomit.
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Oh I just remembered our beacon is grail shaped.
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    You must give her a spanking, then you must spank the rest of us.
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    I guess I'm one of the few that doesn't find much amusement in Monty Python.
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    My kid does some pretty good MP impressions and of course he is big on "newts".

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    Dingo: You must spank her well, and after you are done with her, you may deal with her as you like... and then... spank me.
    All: And me. And me too. And me.
    Dingo: Yes. Yes, you must give us all a good spanking.
    Dingo: And after the spanking, the oral sex.
    Galahad: Well, I could stay a bit longer...
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    When I first came here, this was all swamp. Everyone said I was daft to build a castle on a swamp, but I built in all the same, just to show them. It sank into the swamp. So I built a second one. That sank into the swamp. So I built a third. That burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp. But the fourth one stayed up. And that's what you're going to get, Lad, the strongest castle in all of England.
    PERMITS ?

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    Quote Originally posted by Richmond Jake View post
    I guess I'm one of the few that doesn't find much amusement in Monty Python.
    Drop your panties, Sir William, I cannot wait till lunch time!
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Mind if we call you 'Bruce' to keep it clear?
    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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    Silly

    “The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide. The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, the way of non-violence leads to redemption and the creation of the beloved community.”
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    I came here for an argument.
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    Quote Originally posted by dvdneal View post
    I came here for an argument.
    No you didn't.
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