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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:27 pm

Nightterror wrote:Thank you - All we need now is an organic term for "F*ck"
I;m partial to "Poof!!!"
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Post by joel the ornery » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:28 pm

Nightterror wrote:All I'm saying is that we don't try to create an exact replica of what WAS, but we move forward, always forward.
on the other hand... why must we fucking fix something that was not broken?

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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:30 pm

Nightterror wrote:All I'm saying is that we don't try to create an exact replica of what WAS, but we move forward, always forward.
Kang (or maybe Kotos) as Bill Clinton wrote:"My fellow Americans, we must move forward not backward, upward not forward, and always twirling, twirling, twirling toward freedom,''
Sorry, that's what it reminded me of.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:31 pm

joel the ornery wrote:
Nightterror wrote:All I'm saying is that we don't try to create an exact replica of what WAS, but we move forward, always forward.
on the other hand... why must we f*cking fix something that was not broken?
Cause we're a commitee.


Shall we design another horse?
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Post by Nightterror » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:37 pm

I am but just a messenger of the allmighty:

GuinivereElise wrote:you know, maybe it's just me, but I don't necessarily see this as an opportunity to REcreate what was, but instead to create something new. So, while the bar was nice, perhaps it's best to sit tight and see what organically comes?
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Post by Mister Jellyfish Mister » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:40 pm

robotland wrote:Okay, I can't wait any longer for the STRUCTURES thread to return.... Anybody else buildin' something neat that they feel the need to crow about?
As a Hushvillian, RanGen knows about the Snowman....It's a three-story (when completely assembled, that is) geodesic structure. I just reconfigured the entryway so folks won't bash their brains out when climbing in, and am currently building a 16-foot slide for Rapid Egress. In 161 days I load it in an Element and drive West for 2000 miles until I hit Playa.
Anyone reading this can consider themselves invited to catch the breeze and the view from the Snowman Fiesta Deck....Mebbe I'll even fashion you a trinket! Even watched the Burn from there last time, although I may have to get closer to watch that funhouse go up.....
Outstanding! Brilliant! Gives new meaning to "Chill Tent". MiniMan will be as high as your belly button.
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Post by Ranger Genius » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:48 pm

Robo's dome was a fucking cool place to hang. I went in there and he made me one of his amazing playatags. I wear that thing all the time, robo. Gonna wear it at the Meet and Greet in Apex NC tomorrow night, in fact!
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Post by bullD » Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:56 pm

Tisha: I sense you have sumfin to get off yer chest, do tell...

BTW

Hello baby!!!

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Post by Rian Jackson » Fri Mar 18, 2005 2:47 pm

Hi all.

Sammich, you're a bad man for coming up here without telling me. Shame.

Miss you all, but I just stopped in to say hey and now I'm off again.

If you PM me, i'll get notification.

And Tisha - HAPPY BIRTHDAY SOON!!!

(next weekend?)

Ciao, ya'll.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 18, 2005 2:55 pm

We're all bad men. Some of us are bad wizards as well.
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Post by samtzu » Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:08 pm

I look for the bar and all I can find is the store... what happened to the neighborhood while I was out?
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Post by Martiansky » Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:20 pm

Dang, Sam! I thought you went and fell off the face of the earth!
So the theme this year is like a giant camp out in the desert? With people bringing lots of shit from all over? uh.. -Marscrumbs

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Post by sputnik » Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:31 pm

Hey there folks. Anyone around?

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:16 pm

Cryptofishist wrote:
Kang (or maybe Kotos) as Bill Clinton wrote:"My fellow Americans, we must move forward not backward, upward not forward, and always twirling, twirling, twirling toward freedom,''

ok... big crush on the fish for that.

Bumper sticker I saw sometime back, "Don't blame me, I voted for Kotos"

Rian Jackson?? Why does that name ring a bell? (walks around stroking whiskers in a deep ponder... recalls images of a lap from way back when...)
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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:20 pm

Hi

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Post by bullD » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:21 pm

HI

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:25 pm

Wow!!! how bout that?

I’ve heard that great minds think alike... and I've said that “So do twisted ones”

howdy fellers...
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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:25 pm

there are people ,... well Bull anyway cool

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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:27 pm

gees how's every body been, I keep seeing places you've been but never seem to get there at the same time

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:34 pm

Good here, my friend. Got back from town and had some brews and good mexican food with some amigos. Going to see a movie tomorrow night. Got paid today. Yeah... pretty well tonight.

You guys?

(black cat presses a button under the bar and fires up the turbine for the beer cooler)

I retrofitted it today with an electric start instead of that damn gas engine job.

Very cold beer in a couple of minutes...
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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:38 pm

That’s pretty cool Chat but it's kind of loud, never seen a beer cooler with an afterburner,...

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:39 pm

(Packing cooler with porter)
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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:41 pm

Hey I'll take one of those,

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:43 pm

Oh, it’ll quiet down when it gets to speed. Then it’ll run out of fuel shortly after that, but it keeps cool for a while. Can't leave 'em in too long, though, Z... they reach about 50 degrees Kelvin pretty quick if you don't watch it.

(switches on the cooler lines and dons the gloves, preparing to once again, reach into the cooler with tongs)
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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:44 pm

It's good to see Sam came back blue was talking about missing him just the other day, I was afraid he'd disappeared forever.

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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:47 pm

I'll bet that bottle gets pretty cold,..You know Chat I learned as a kid not to touch the frozen playground equipment with any part of my face,.. could I have a glass

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:48 pm

It was good. There’s several people I miss... many actually. But I imagine that as the burn draws closer, I’ll disappear more myself to work on things for when I really DO get to see you guys.

(Reaches Z very cold beer with the tongs)

Mind the possible frostbite
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Post by Zulegoona » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:50 pm

welcome ( Stephie4321 ) our newest user,

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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:50 pm

I learned as a kid not to touch the frozen playground equipment with any part of my face
Reminds me of Christmas Story. "You'll shoot your eye out, kid..."
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Post by bullD » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:52 pm

ok, laundry folded and put away. you know it's bad when the clean clothes pile is getting just as large as the dirty clothes pile, sheesh.

gentlemen, how the hell are ya?

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