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audra trower williams
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posted 22 September 2001 06:06 PM      Profile for audra trower williams   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Mediaboy lured me to amihotornot.com, where I was alarmed by this.
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Tommy_Paine
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posted 22 September 2001 08:29 PM      Profile for Tommy_Paine     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hey, that not just pushes, but breaks open the "pathetic" envelope for trying the "pity approach" for getting a date.

Makes my single dad routine look so ordinary now...

I feel much better about my other plan, which was to hang out with my gay friend, in hopes that the women who like to hang out in gay bars might try to "convert" me.

Seems positively honourable now.


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Doug
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posted 22 September 2001 08:52 PM      Profile for Doug   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Um...I'm not quite sure what to make of this, but on the subject, "Am I hot or not?", I'll say this is NOT.
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Michelle
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posted 22 September 2001 11:06 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Gee, I'm turned on.
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JCL
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posted 24 September 2001 12:19 AM      Profile for JCL     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I dunno. That is horribly pathetic. I thought the guy on the right was in the Rolling Stones. I thought "Charlie Watts still looks like hell."

Mike Myers impression of Ron Woods (is that the guy in the Rolling Stones?) on SNL. That was a hoot.


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audra trower williams
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posted 16 October 2002 10:46 PM      Profile for audra trower williams   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You'll love this! You have to watch the whole thing, though. And if you can't hear the music, it is sort of dumb.
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satana
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posted 17 October 2002 02:46 AM      Profile for satana     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
#### ####! I almost fell off my chair!

[ October 17, 2002: Message edited by: satana ]


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shelby9
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posted 24 October 2002 03:23 AM      Profile for shelby9     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Holy Friggin CRAP!! I scared my cat, and I'm sure half the neighbors in the building!
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Rebecca West
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posted 24 October 2002 10:17 AM      Profile for Rebecca West     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Anyone lame enough to submit their picture gets what they deserve.
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Lima Bean
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posted 24 October 2002 11:37 AM      Profile for Lima Bean   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
As for weird findings on the web, there's a site out there where you can dress up jesus-on-the-cross like a paper doll. Biker outfits, battle wounds, drag costumes, etc.

terribly irreverent, but kinda fun...

a warning to those who are particularly sensitive about these sort of things: it can be awfully offensive

[ October 24, 2002: Message edited by: Lima Bean ]


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Lima Bean
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posted 24 October 2002 11:58 AM      Profile for Lima Bean   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Today they've got halloween costumes for him!
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Michelle
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posted 24 October 2002 11:59 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
A friend sent me that site a year ago. I laughed even though I'm religious, but in a way...I don't know, it does make me a bit squeamish.

The Hallowe'en costumes are funny though.

I find it odd, though, that you would find that animated cartoon about reasons to invade Iraq offensive, but not this site.

[ October 24, 2002: Message edited by: Michelle ]


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Lima Bean
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posted 24 October 2002 12:56 PM      Profile for Lima Bean   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Fair enough. I'm really anti-war, and equally anti-organized religion. The Iraq cartoon seemed to do the opposite of what this jesus site does, in that it didn't actually make war look ridiculous, but instead made it look like the US was just choosing the wrong war (in my opinion, of course).

I see your point, though.


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flotsom
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posted 24 October 2002 01:19 PM      Profile for flotsom   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The online dictionary of playground slang.
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Michelle
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posted 24 October 2002 01:22 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I don't recognize most of the first ones I looked at - I guess because it is British slang rather than Canadian slang.
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lagatta
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posted 24 October 2002 04:26 PM      Profile for lagatta     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Most are British, some are US, some Australian. Haven't looked at more than a few letters, no Canadian terms so far. Know several of the British and US ones, but not all. I love weird dictionaries. Thanks!
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flotsom
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posted 24 October 2002 04:36 PM      Profile for flotsom   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You're very welcome, lagatta.

The only Canadian reference I've found is 'mickey' as in one of those liquor bottles.

ps I love weird dictionaries too; glossaries of jargon, technical or otherwise, so...if you have any good links, please share.

[ October 24, 2002: Message edited by: flotsom ]


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scrabble
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posted 24 October 2002 09:05 PM      Profile for scrabble     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
other people's grocery lists
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satana
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posted 26 October 2002 12:12 PM      Profile for satana     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
My favorite online dictionary:
pseudodictionary.com

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flotsom
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posted 26 October 2002 12:39 PM      Profile for flotsom   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Satana, that site looks great!

I have plenty of words to submit.

Kiiti!


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Lima Bean
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posted 15 November 2002 11:08 AM      Profile for Lima Bean   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
This is pretty strange...bonsai kitten
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'lance
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posted 15 November 2002 11:28 AM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
This remains a classic. Even the "disclaimer" is funny.
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Smith
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posted 15 November 2002 11:44 AM      Profile for Smith     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You may find this offensive. Personally, I find it too ridiculous to offend.
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swirrlygrrl
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posted 15 November 2002 12:10 PM      Profile for swirrlygrrl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Have you missed the Rapture?

Camel toe

Teeheehee.

Edited to add:

I hadn't been to the furniture porn site in a long, long while - maybe 2 years? I also remember paper clip porn, and a variety of other similar themed websites that came about after this one. The lawn chairs were the best!

[ November 15, 2002: Message edited by: swirrlygrrl ]


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kuba walda
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posted 15 November 2002 12:55 PM      Profile for kuba walda        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Conclusion: some people have too much time on their hands.
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Jared
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posted 20 November 2002 12:55 AM      Profile for Jared     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Socio-Political Themes in the Smurfs

And no, I have no idea how I got there...


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clersal
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posted 20 November 2002 01:09 AM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Bonsai kitten is bizarre.
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Debra
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posted 20 November 2002 09:59 AM      Profile for Debra   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The bonsai kitten is disgusting.

The isreal world actually has a great message Everybody hurts. Would be that they could get that through their heads.


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swirrlygrrl
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posted 20 November 2002 11:32 AM      Profile for swirrlygrrl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
(adjusting panties)

Bonsai kittens are a hoax.


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Debra
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posted 20 November 2002 12:24 PM      Profile for Debra   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I realized it was a joke. I just don't find it funny.

Ha and me not even a cat person.NOw this I find amusing

[ November 20, 2002: Message edited by: earthmother ]


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Michelle
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posted 20 November 2002 12:50 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Jared, I LOVE that Smurf link!

It reminded me of this one about the Simpsons:

Religious themes in The Simpsons


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flotsom
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posted 20 November 2002 03:29 PM      Profile for flotsom   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I like
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jenene
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posted 21 November 2002 07:50 PM      Profile for jenene     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Audra,after viewing the pakastani pop singer link I know have to upgrade my health insurance.
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angela N
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posted 21 November 2002 08:43 PM      Profile for angela N   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
ya that was good, of course, I immediately sent the link to everyone I know and giggled for 15 minutes imagining them shiting their pants.
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flotsom
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posted 22 November 2002 05:52 PM      Profile for flotsom   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The Leonard Nimoy Should Eat More Salsa Foundation
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audra trower williams
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posted 22 November 2002 08:55 PM      Profile for audra trower williams   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hee. Michelle was furious when I sent her that Pakistani singer link! She called me a KNOB! In all caps, just like that.
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Polunatic
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posted 23 November 2002 12:21 AM      Profile for Polunatic   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
In case you didn't see this on another thread:

Bushspeak


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Michelle
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posted 23 November 2002 12:53 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yes and I stand by that! She tried to kill me, I swear she did!
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Flowers By Irene
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posted 23 November 2002 05:21 AM      Profile for Flowers By Irene     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Pointless, really, but fun and addictive, Googlefight

Good defeats evil by 89 500 000 to 8 380 000.


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xrcrguy
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posted 23 November 2002 06:11 AM      Profile for xrcrguy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
America vs Canada
44 000 000 vs 48 900 000
Go Canada!

moron vs not moron
511 000 vs 231 000
The morons have it


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xrcrguy
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posted 23 November 2002 06:22 AM      Profile for xrcrguy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
GOOGLE BOMBS!!
Wow, this is a really interesting article, especially when you get to this part:
quote:
Mob Justice: Weblogs Swing into Action

We got a chance to see the collective power of the weblog community recently, when Matt Haughey (founder of community weblog MetaFilter) got a telemarketer call one day while he was sitting at home. The cold callers were Critical IP, who had gotten his home phone number from the central database of domain name owners. He posted his outrage on his own weblog:

[T]he gang at Critical IP feel the whois database is a virtual goldmine worth cold-calling and bothering you at home (when I asked them if they got my number from the whois database, they admited that yes, that was how they obtained it). ...

But Matt didn't stop there... he asked other bloggers to spread the word that Critical IP was coldcalling people while they were eating supper:

If you feel like sharing this message with anyone else, just copy this HTML and post on your site: Critical IP sucks.

Over the next few days, I noticed dozens of blogs linking to Matt's post, all with the same message: "Critical IP sucks". Even now, you can find over two dozen weblogs linking to Matt's post. The thought here was that the collective linking of the weblog community would achieve a sort of mob justice, with Google searchers finding the message "Critical IP sucks" whenever they searched for Critical IP.

To Matt's credit, the plan worked brilliantly! His personal site became the #1 search result for google searches of "Critical IP".

Man, that was fast. Anyone searching Critical IP at google sees me above the company. And my post is #7 and rising at Daypop.

I did it as a quick experiment in meme creation and propagation, to see if it would actually work, and how long it would take. Now that I see it's pretty much a full success in about 48 hours, it's also worth noting how frighteningly powerful it is. I'm sure using Google's new temporal listings, I'll fall out of #1 in a few days, but it boggles the mind that anyone with a well-indexed weblog (google loves constantly updated pages) can supplant even the company's companytitle.com site.

So be careful out there, this angry mob justice is some pretty powerful stuff.



The possibilties are endless...

[ November 23, 2002: Message edited by: xrcrguy ]


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