The person below me

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Re: The person below me

Post by Straightveg » Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:44 pm

1.5-2 years isn't too long, is it? Lurked for the STEP info, stayed and joined for the snark.
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Re: The person below me

Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:46 pm

Here you go.
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TPBM can explain what it means.
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Re: The person below me

Post by Elorrum » Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:50 pm

snapperquacker: the egyptian god of opportunistic eating. soon to be a Burger King side dish of some kind.

tpbm likes the mixed up animal as a story element.
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Post by catinthefunnyhat » Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:45 pm

I do! They're such a great mixture of creepy and whimsical, like things you see in dreams.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:55 pm

And they have poison glands!
TPBM know of the other monotreme.
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Post by catinthefunnyhat » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:09 pm

I'm resisting the temptation to use the google and cheat, and I'm going with a guess: Pangolin? I know it's another mammal that lays eggs and has other characteristics that make it hard to categorize (e.g. scales). It's also the subject of important taboos and rituals.

TPBM, what's the next taboo in our culture? (And which "our" do you have in mind?)


EDIT: Of course, I was wrong. And pangolins don't even lay eggs. Pffft.
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Re: The person below me

Post by Dr Helix » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:54 pm

Smoking. It will come.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:09 pm

No. But I do know what an echidna is.
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Re: The person below me

Post by catinthefunnyhat » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:21 pm

Nope. I thought it was algae.
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Post by Dr Helix » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:32 pm

I think when you have over 30,000 posts as fishy does, you use as many sources as you can to keep the conversation going.

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Post by catinthefunnyhat » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:40 pm

Yes. It's in the Northwest Territories, north of Alberta. It's one of the great Canadian place-names. Not as great as Medicine Hat, perhaps, but still great.

TPBM has lived in the Northwest Territories through a whole winter. Brrrrr...
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Re: The person below me

Post by maryanimal » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:58 pm

I live in the Northwest, but our winter was disturbingly mild.

tpbm is thinking about floating down a river on the next hot day.
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Post by catinthefunnyhat » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:00 pm

Floating down a river, not so much. The river here is not exactly what you would call "potable water." Swimming in the lake, perhaps.

TPBM has built and used a log raft.
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Re: The person below me

Post by Kire » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:33 am

I made and used a raft of pool noodles, those are kinda like logs

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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:02 am

Let see. Pacific Ocean, and the north sea... Not impressive. However if you are in the Bay Area during August, I suggest getting on one of the Oceanic Society's trips to the Farallons. When I went, more than ten years ago there were humpback whales close to the boat and a blue whale a ways away. Dolphins and porpoises, seals and sea lions, a leatherback sea turtle, murres, puffins, and I dont' know what all else. It's spectacular to be living within visual distance of so much wild.
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Post by catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:03 am

Nope. I'd definitely rather be out in/on the living ocean.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:09 am

Yes, but think I need to re-learn, or at least learn some new techniques.
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Re: The person below me

Post by catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:22 am

I'd tell you, but then I'd have to kill you. And I like you, so I won't do that.

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Re: The person below me

Post by Kire » Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:28 pm

Its more like a street light outside my window that my blinds don't totally block out.

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Re: The person below me

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:54 pm

No, although i have...
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Post by knowmad » Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:17 pm

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Re: The person below me

Post by catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:44 pm

I get a bit Xeno-phobic when I try to ponder that shit.

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Re: The person below me

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:11 pm

What, another shoe question...are we surprised that I answer?

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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Re: The person below me

Post by C187 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:52 pm

Are we taking about the 60s musicians or the fantastically gay internet talk show hosts?
Regardless, yes, and no to horrendously.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:53 pm

Always. You never see me post more than once every three or four pages.
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Re: The person below me

Post by maryanimal » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:09 pm

Embarrassingly enough, yes I did.

tpbm loves to eat at the quirky eateries in their town or beyond the city limits.
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Post by robbidobbs » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:25 pm

Gonzo's a cook, so I have to drag him to some places - it means eating someone else's cooking. We did have an excellent experience at a out of town mex restaurant for my b-day. The owner greeted us at the door and took our order. He was a delight! Every year I go to someplace I've never been before, sometimes this comes up as a future haunt, othertimes, not so much.

TPBM would like to eat more organically grown foods.

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Post by jella » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:43 pm

I try to buy from the farmers market as much as I can but yeah, Id like to eat more oragnically grown to be sure.


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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:56 pm

I don't buy honey. There's a bee keeper less than a block away, I don't even buy from him/her.
TPBM wont tell me how amazingly antibiotic honey is.
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Post by catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:15 pm

You're right; I won't. I like honey for the flavour, not for any health benefits.
TPBM prefers brown sugar.
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