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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Post by Gord » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:08 pm

I was offline and I thought, oh jeez, I forgot to do something! So I come back and turn the computer on again, and now I can't remember what it was I'd forgotten. And I'm sitting here wondering, am I SUPPOSED to remember something I've FORGOTTEN? Because apparently I can't remember that either.

:befuddled: whut?
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Post by Major Malfunction » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:24 am

Damned ear infection. I can tell because it's blocked, and my dog keeps sniffing it like there's something tasty in there.

Also, another mouse plague. It's been a good summer with plenty of rain.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Post by TJrandom » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:53 am

Gord wrote:I don't know math is hard.

Wait, I just had a birthday! Let me go check the leftover candles....

35. I must be 35, because there's a 3 and a 5. :mrgreen:
Or two... coulda been subtraction. :roll:

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Post by Major Malfunction » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:29 am

Infection has moved to both ears now. Now I feel half deaf all 'round.

Two mice today. That's five this week. They can't resist fresh peanut butter.
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Post by Major Malfunction » Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:46 pm

Three! Mwahahaha!
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Post by Poodle » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:16 pm

Do you saute them or have them crispy-fried?

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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:29 pm

Gord wrote:I don't know math is hard.

Wait, I just had a birthday! Let me go check the leftover candles....

35. I must be 35, because there's a 3 and a 5. :mrgreen:
By that system I'm 17.
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Post by JO 753 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:21 pm

Gord wrote:I was offline and I thought, oh jeez, I forgot to do something! So I come back and turn the computer on again, and now I can't remember what it was I'd forgotten. And I'm sitting here wondering, am I SUPPOSED to remember something I've FORGOTTEN? Because apparently I can't remember that either.
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Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:55 pm

We should start talking about Malf. He can't hear us at the moment. :-P
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Post by Gord » Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:19 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Gord wrote:I don't know math is hard.

Wait, I just had a birthday! Let me go check the leftover candles....

35. I must be 35, because there's a 3 and a 5. :mrgreen:
By that system I'm 17.
By a third system, we're both 8.
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Gord wrote:
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Gord wrote:I don't know math is hard.

Wait, I just had a birthday! Let me go check the leftover candles....

35. I must be 35, because there's a 3 and a 5. :mrgreen:
By that system I'm 17.
By a third system, we're both 8.
Next year, anyway.
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Post by Major Malfunction » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:23 am

Four! Mwahahaha!
Poodle wrote:Do you saute them or have them crispy-fried?
I'd feed them to my dog, but they might have eaten RatSak.

Personally, I'd shishkebab them and grill them over coals. With cherry tomatoes, capsicum, onion, and teriyaki.
scrmbldggs wrote:We should start talking about Malf. He can't hear us at the moment. :-P
Ya say what? Speak up, missy!

It's turned into a general sinus infection now.
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Post by scrmbldggs » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:33 am

Aw horseradish! Maybe you should have your tubes tied. :-P
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Post by Major Malfunction » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:54 am

Five! Mwahahaha!

I think that might be the lot. No further sightings or scrabblings.

Ear infection has gotten worse. I'm so dizzy I spewed. Went to the useless doctor who said it was an outer ear infection and gave me some antimicrobial drops. It's obviously a middle ear infection. My ears feel blocked, I'm half deaf, my balance is off to the point of nausea, I'm dizzier than Paris Hilton on a merry-go-round... {!#%@} useless.
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Post by TJrandom » Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:45 am

Paris Hilton IS a merry-go-round...

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Post by Major Malfunction » Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:32 am

What's the tune she plays?
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:57 am

Evidently my sinusitis will get better when it goes away.
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Post by Major Malfunction » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:16 am

You need a serious medical-dose prescription of Thai curry.
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Post by Poodle » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:28 am

Major Malfunction wrote:You need a serious medical-dose prescription of Thai curry.
Absolutely agree. Cures anything if you survive.

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Post by Major Malfunction » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:21 pm

I went to a Thai restaurant and ordered a spicy dish.

The waitress asked, "How hot?"
"I like it hot."
"White-man hot, or hot?"
"Hot."

It cleared-out every pore and orifice.
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Post by JO 753 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:48 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:Ear infection has gotten worse. I'm so dizzy I spewed.
Soundz more like an ear wig. Usually its put there wile you sleep by the relativ uv a mouse you killed.

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Post by Major Malfunction » Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:08 pm

I love earwigs. I used to catch hundreds of them, looking for the biggest one. The rare tiger earwig. I learnt to grab them by the pincers instead of the head after one got its pincers under my thumbnail. That was a learning experience.

They can fly, you know. They're called earwigs because when they unfold their wings, their wings are shaped like human ears. But some idiot along the line dropped the N.

N is also now illegal in China.
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Post by scrmbldggs » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:53 pm

I got overrun by them last fall, collected them by the bucketfuls when I lifted a rug. Damn slippery beasties them are. But kinda beautiful. I still occasionally find some that hid somewhere and didn't make it. :(
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Post by scrmbldggs » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:57 pm

It's possible that Nikki is experiencing technical difficulties. If so, hang in there and keep warm, ya hear!


(I also noticed Flash seems to have been swept away. Sure hope his cat is doing well.)
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Post by scrmbldggs » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:22 pm

Oh yeah, and Nibiru finally arrived. On March 7. And on March 12. :?
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:20 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:I was killing people for $8.27/day before deductions.
Well that lets out "assassin" as a potential future career. I thought the pay was much higher.
I didn't do it for the money, I did it for the blood lust. :twisted:
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:23 pm

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Nikki Nyx wrote:I don't recall ever seeing a man wearing capris...unless you count board shorts as capris.
It was the seventies!
Given that I had ENORMOUS hair in the '80s, and both spandex and leather pants, that absolutely qualifies as justification. :mrgreen:
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:25 pm

Gord wrote:I don't know math is hard.

Wait, I just had a birthday! Let me go check the leftover candles....

35. I must be 35, because there's a 3 and a 5. :mrgreen:
What a coincidence! I just turned 35 too!

...for the 19th time.
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:27 pm

JO 753 wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:Ear infection has gotten worse. I'm so dizzy I spewed.
Soundz more like an ear wig. Usually its put there wile you sleep by the relativ uv a mouse you killed.

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Good grief! An ear infection AND ear baldness?! :P
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:36 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:It's possible that Nikki is experiencing technical difficulties. If so, hang in there and keep warm, ya hear!
It wasn't that bad where I am; the Pioneer Valley has some geographical protection, thanks to the Holyoke Range. We did get hammered with snow, but didn't lose power. We're scheduled for another one tonight, although the forecast has been "0 to 18 inches." :roll: Old joke about NE weather: If you want to know the weather, look out the window. If you don't like it, wait 5 minutes. I swear we've had all four seasons in one day, including road construction. :P

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The stress... My dad isn't doing well. He was fine at holiday time, then he went to Arizona and the dust and pollution caused his pulmonary fibrosis to flare. He hasn't been off oxygen since, and the disease is progressing. His latest exam...the doc said he would most likely require hospitalization within the year. :cry:

In addition to his blood oxygen dropping every time he even mildly exerts himself, he's got a horrendous cough and is miserably depressed at losing his independence. I mean, he attended art classes and was a member of a local chorus. Now, he can't even drive. My daughter and I are doing all his errands and chores and cooking meals for him. And we worry constantly about him living alone.
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Post by scrmbldggs » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:18 am

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/14/health/s ... index.html

Hawking was born in Oxford, England, on what turned out to be an auspicious date: January 8, 1942 -- the 300th anniversary of the death of astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei...
and passed away on Pi Day.
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Post by Poodle » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:46 am

I was about to post this, too. Saying 'end of an era' is corny, but it's the end of an era of superb mental gymnastics.

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Post by Major Malfunction » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:47 am

Sad tidings.
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:cry:
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Post by Gord » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:28 am

Oh no. He and my computer died on the same day. :(

P.S. My computer died. :frown:
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Post by Major Malfunction » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:33 am

So those squatters I told you about have apparently moved out. I don't know when.

But today I heard blokes and glass smashing, I called the cops. Then I lent over the fence and yelled at them, "OI! What the {!#%@} are you doing?!?"

Turned out they were glaziers replacing a window the shitty squatters had broken.

I cancelled the call.
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Post by Major Malfunction » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:36 am

Gord wrote:Oh no. He and my computer died on the same day. :(

P.S. My computer died. :frown:
We can rebuild him. We have the technology.
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Post by JO 753 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:59 am

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Post by TJrandom » Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:02 am

JO 753 wrote:"For az long az you liv, forget wut yr about to see."
If I keep my eyes closed, can I remember it forever?

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Post by JO 753 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:01 am

:shock: I dont no! I'll haf to chek the 6 million dollar rule book!

Maybe MM knowz?
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