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Re: Ask Eric

Post by PhoenixFemmeFatale » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:23 pm

Using DNA, should genetic engineers clone extinct animals such as : Dodo Bird, Dinosaurs, Great Auk, Tasmanian Tiger, Large Rodents (Josephoartigasia Mones), Saber-Toothed Tiger, Baiji White Dolphin, Passenger Pigeon, Quagga, Stellar's Sea Cow, Mammoth? And, if so, which one should they bring back first?
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by Eric » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:36 pm

PhoenixFemmeFatale wrote:Using DNA, should genetic engineers clone extinct animals such as : Dodo Bird, Dinosaurs, Great Auk, Tasmanian Tiger, Large Rodents (Josephoartigasia Mones), Saber-Toothed Tiger, Baiji White Dolphin, Passenger Pigeon, Quagga, Stellar's Sea Cow, Mammoth? And, if so, which one should they bring back first?
No, they shouldn't. There's enough real-world problems they can use those skills on, rather than a "look-at-me" scientific circus.
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Post by Canoe » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:41 pm

As long as they don't bring back my Ex.
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Post by Eric » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:42 pm

Canoe wrote:As long as they don't bring back my Ex.
Fool. Now that you've confessed they don't need her as a witness anymore.
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by GreyCoyote » Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:00 pm

Eric: You EVIL person! Why did you run-off Clocks-N-Mirrors and Knowmad?

(Kidding! But on a serious note they seem to be absent. Have you heard of/from either lately?)
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Post by Savannah » Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:12 pm

Knowmad posted in the Bar #4 today, but I haven't seen Clocks in way too long.
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Post by Eric » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:10 pm

GreyCoyote wrote:Eric: You EVIL person! Why did you run-off Clocks-N-Mirrors and Knowmad?

(Kidding! But on a serious note they seem to be absent. Have you heard of/from either lately?)
Evil would draw them in, not run them off. They my kind of folks.

Agreed, haven't heard from Clocks in ages. :(
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Post by tummler » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:17 pm

Eric, please settle an argument. I say thread drift is a natural rhetorical discursiveness rooted in electronic discourse that supports the argument for informal interpersonal verbal Darwinianism. My friend says I'm an elitist snob and that if it's good enough for YouTube comments then it's good enough for ePlaya. Can you help?

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Post by Eric » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:19 pm

tummler wrote:Eric, please settle an argument. I say thread drift is a natural rhetorical discursiveness rooted in electronic discourse that supports the argument for informal interpersonal verbal Darwinianism. My friend says I'm an elitist snob and that if it's good enough for YouTube comments then it's good enough for ePlaya. Can you help?
Anyone who equates YouTube comments with something good deserves to be shot. You win on that score alone.
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by International Incident » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:30 pm

Dear Eric,

Why, just when I think I've sorted out all my BM preps does another issue come up? Are we all doomed to never quite be ready?

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Post by ibdave » Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:10 pm

Dear Eric, why oh why can't we have just spelling for "your", it's easier and faster to type and I skipped that part of school for the other one ... And while were at it, "There" would be nice to keep as 1 also.... And do you mind it when I always end my sentence with ....

I'll hang up and listen on the radio....
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Post by tattoogoddess » Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:09 pm

Dear sir, lord, Nobel.... What ever you go by these days Eric.

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Also

Bacon- crunchy or chewy?
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by grenadine » Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:32 pm

Dear Eric,

What are the pros and cons of a waxed mustache?

Many Thanks!

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Re: Ask Eric

Post by Eric » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:57 pm

International Incident wrote:Why, just when I think I've sorted out all my BM preps does another issue come up? Are we all doomed to never quite be ready?
No actual Burner thinks their prep is done. You are obviously doing it wrong
ibdave wrote:Dear Eric, why oh why can't we have just spelling for "your", it's easier and faster to type and I skipped that part of school for the other one ... And while were at it, "There" would be nice to keep as 1 also.... And do you mind it when I always end my sentence with ....

I'll hang up and listen on the radio....
You're boring and making me cry. Don't go there.
tattoogoddess wrote:Dear sir, lord, Nobel.... What ever you go by these days Eric.

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Also

Bacon- crunchy or chewy?
Wood - only if he's cute, then chuck as much as you can.
Bacon- how tedious do you need to be. People will eat bacon no matter what pathetic shape it's in, this does not mean that bacon is actually worth eating.
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by Eric » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:59 pm

grenadine wrote:Dear Eric,

What are the pros and cons of a waxed mustache?

Many Thanks!
Pros: you actually look stylish

Cons: you look like a nasty pervert

Luckily, for me, I look like a stylish pervert so it all works out.
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by graidawg » Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:24 am

Dear Eric,

I don't actually have a question for you, but i find your replies to be entertaining and amusing as well as sometimes educational. Is it ok to still post in this thread?
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Post by FIGJAM » Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:37 am

Dearest Eric


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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:53 am

dear eric, don't you think its about time you syndicate this shit and monetize it?


answers don't grow on trees, you know.


i think ann landers is still dead, too.....


maybe i'll ask you that next.
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Re: Ask Eric

Post by grenadine » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:30 am

Dear Eric,

Any chance you would do a youtube video version of Ask Eric?

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Post by Mojojita » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:45 am

How about a BMIR set - we'll provide a list of questions?
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Post by Eric » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:54 am

graidawg wrote:I don't actually have a question for you, but i find your replies to be entertaining and amusing as well as sometimes educational. Is it ok to still post in this thread?
I always welcome worship. Your post is acceptable.
grenadine wrote:Any chance you would do a youtube video version of Ask Eric?
No. I like answering these in my pajamas while half-naked boys massage my shoulders.
Simon of the Playa wrote:dear eric, don't you think its about time you syndicate this shit and monetize it?
answers don't grow on trees, you know.
i think ann landers is still dead, too.....
maybe i'll ask you that next.
Answers may not grow on trees, but it's amazing how fast you can think of them when you're drunk at 11am. Let me figure out if I can monetize being drunk.
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Mojojita wrote:How about a BMIR set - we'll provide a list of questions?
That's a possibility. And I actually would be drunk for that.
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Post by Mojojita » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:58 am

I would supply the alcohol for that! Besides, it would be way better than listening to the police scanner....
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Post by lemur » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:27 pm

eric... i heard youre the only 2000 year old man..


what was it like to meet joan of arc ?
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Post by mudpuppy000 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:31 pm

Mojojita wrote:I would supply the alcohol for that! Besides, it would be way better than listening to the police scanner....
We would totally rebroadcast that on O/E radio too. :D

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Post by grenadine » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:10 pm

grenadine wrote:Any chance you would do a youtube video version of Ask Eric?
No. I like answering these in my pajamas while half-naked boys massage my shoulders.

And that's not visually appealing because?

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Post by lemur » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:40 pm

eric is gonna need his own carl.


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Post by lemur » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:42 pm

did you know any of the apostles ?


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Post by lemur » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:52 pm

what phenomena intrigues you most of any in the world?

whats the origin of the word shower ?

why do they call a nose a nose ?

what great inventors is our civilization most beholden to?

what things annoy you about our modern society?

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Post by Eric » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:54 pm

Mojojita wrote:I would supply the alcohol for that! Besides, it would be way better than listening to the police scanner....
I'd better be more entertaining than a police scanner, otherwise I'm in the wrong thread.
lemur wrote:eric... i heard youre the only 2000 year old man..
what was it like to meet joan of arc ?
Just because I'm an old Jew does not mean I'm Mel Brooks.
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Mojojita wrote:I would supply the alcohol for that! Besides, it would be way better than listening to the police scanner....
We would totally rebroadcast that on O/E radio too. :D
What, you're too cheap to supply me with alcohol to come over to your station?
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grenadine wrote:Any chance you would do a youtube video version of Ask Eric?
No. I like answering these in my pajamas while half-naked boys massage my shoulders.
And that's not visually appealing because?
I never said it wasn't visually appealing, I'm just not sharing them.
lemur wrote:did you know any of the apostles ?
Your record is skipping & keeps playing Mel Brooks. That goes in the "What are you Watching" thread.
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Post by Elderberry » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:17 pm

Dear Eric,

Why should pajamas and naked boys preclude a Youtube video? Sounds made for Youtube to me!
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