2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?

Cargo Cult - Who is John Frum? He is known to us by many names, this Visitor from Elsewhere, dispenser of endless abundance and wielder of mysterious technologies: John Frum, Quetzalcoatl, Osiris, "Bob." His cargo is splendid, his generosity boundless, his motives beyond our understanding. But across the ages and around the world, the stories all agree: one day he will return, bearing great gifts. Our theme this year asks three related questions; who is John Frum, where is he really from, and where, on spaceship Earth, are we all going?
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Post by Foxfur » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:02 pm

The potatoes were intentional.
Sorry about the cat.
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Post by BAS » Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:33 pm

I thought that it was the cat who was supposed to be spoiled...?
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Post by theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:38 pm

Hey, a noxious smell is pretty cat-spoiling...
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Post by gerflash » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:25 pm

Agree. All we really need is for the aliens to come and give us all the entitlements we might wish for. Yeah, that's the ticket! Free medical care and 3D HDTV and school lunches and love mates provided. They will finally bring an end to that nasty self reliance, and that nefarious self control. We can have it all, because the aliens will give it to us.

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Post by BAS » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:48 am

All the aliens gave me was a rectal exam, and then wouldn't give me the results! Grrr.
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:33 am

"Just follow my lead, and they'll never know"
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Post by ygmir » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:41 am

BAS wrote:All the aliens gave me was a rectal exam, and then wouldn't give me the results! Grrr.
careful BAS.......they may have left the results, and you'll know in several months.
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:50 am

he has risen.
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Post by unjonharley » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:46 am

WE have a large number of cargo ports here in Salem.. The natives call them garage sales..

Now for this years gifting.. A flat bed utility trailer covered with cargo (nuts bolts and springs and thing) A small genuflex to the alter (me) and you may choose and take item you need.

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Post by Elorrum » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:50 am

There was a time in our past when benevolent giant beings cared for our every need. Magical.

Come back giant beings!!! I guess that would mean I'd have to be a baby forever.

Come back giant beings!!!
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Post by ygmir » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:56 am

Elorrum wrote:There was a time in our past when benevolent giant beings cared for our every need. Magical.

Come back giant beings!!! I guess that would mean I'd have to be a baby forever.

Come back giant beings!!!
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Post by H.G.Crosby » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:10 am

they came from the Black Sun.
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Post by Foxfur » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:19 am

BAS wrote:I thought that it was the cat who was supposed to be spoiled...?
I was going to despoil the cat but it always kills the festive atmosphere.
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Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:26 am

Elorrum wrote: I guess that would mean I'd have to be a baby forever.
:lol:

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Post by unjonharley » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:36 pm

Dress code sounds like JC Supper Star the movie

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Post by JStep » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:50 pm

unjonharley wrote:Dress code sounds like JC Supper Star the movie
Able to leap tall dining tables in a single bound? Faster than a speeding delivery car?

It's Supper Star!
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Post by Foxfur » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:05 am

Now I'm hungry.
Time for a Spam kava smoothie.
In a beer can.
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Post by Elorrum » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:10 am

Foxfur wrote:Now I'm hungry.
Time for a Spam kava smoothie.
In a beer can.
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Post by unjonharley » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:05 am

Elorrum wrote:
Foxfur wrote:Now I'm hungry.
Time for a Spam kava smoothie.
In a beer can.
SUPPER STAR!!
Jesus Christ !

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Post by ygmir » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:15 am

unjonharley wrote:
Elorrum wrote:
Foxfur wrote:Now I'm hungry.
Time for a Spam kava smoothie.
In a beer can.
SUPPER STAR!!
Jesus Christ !
Jebus Crepes, Supper Star
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Post by unjonharley » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:24 am

With my hand cranked magic time cargo. ( made from old bike parts)
The cargo is mine minemine I tell you !
The magic is working. Cargo coming through the portal..

Damn, What a pile of shit........................

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Post by Foxfur » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:27 am

ygmir wrote:Jebus Crepes, Supper Star
Nailed it!
*crosses off list*

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Post by ygmir » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:27 am

ha UJH....I'm with ya. I've got 3 20' conex containers here, loaded with stuff, and no time to go through them.
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Post by ygmir » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:30 am

Foxfur wrote:
ygmir wrote:Jebus Crepes, Supper Star
Nailed It!
*crosses off list*

I drank some wine with my last supper.
he says he doesn't remember you, but you are his type.

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Post by unjonharley » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:35 am

ygmir wrote:
Foxfur wrote:
ygmir wrote:Jebus Crepes, Supper Star
Nailed It!
*crosses off list*

I drank some wine with my last supper.
he says he doesn't remember you, but you are his type.

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Or are you just "hanging" around?

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:09 pm

perverts.
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Post by Foxfur » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:37 pm

Jesus, I need a beer.

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Post by unjonharley » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:54 pm

Judas priest, what did you do with the persons beer?
Did you kiss that off too?

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