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Old 30-11-2011, 14:04   #31
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I actually thought is was french plastic boat people
Factor,

I appreciate the effort in responding to my post. It started promising with the "french plastic boat people" but you needed to finish it with a "because ........." with some attempt at comparing the sock puppets with an aspect related to the French plastic boats or the people how sail on them. a couple of & just don't do it.

Your post ended up being as dull and uninteresting as sailing on a cruising cat
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Factor,

I appreciate the effort in responding to my post. It started promising with the "french plastic boat people" but you needed to finish it with a "because ........." with some attempt at comparing the sock puppets with an aspect related to the French plastic boats or the people how sail on them. a couple of & just don't do it.

Your post ended up being as dull and uninteresting as sailing on a cruising cat
And some how your post was interesting?

Come on people. Can't we at least have a discussion on sock puppets with out fighting?

*PLONK

* OK all you old timers. Extra points if you know the meaning of plonk.
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I know. My dog is called Daafsha, which is arabic for plonker!
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And there was me thinking 'Plonk' was Table Wine.....
And a 'Plonker'... the guy who served and poured it....
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And there was me thinking 'Plonk' was Table Wine.....
And a 'Plonker'... the guy who served and poured it....
You have to consider the context as well.
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And some how your post was interesting?

Come on people. Can't we at least have a discussion on sock puppets with out fighting?

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* OK all you old timers. Extra points if you know the meaning of plonk.
As in plonk into the "ignore" file so you don't have to read their posts? I miss the day of rec.sports.harley when keyboard flexing bad guys strutted their stuff.

From someone whose back never recovered from that Compaq "luggable" at about 40lbs, but had his first computer job doing payroll by carrying a 36in in diameter 5mb disk out to a facility to print checks back in 1969.
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You have to consider the context as well.
I consider my Plonk all the time....
Red.... Red.... More Red.... hmmmmm
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Old 30-11-2011, 15:16   #39
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Re: Sock Puppets

You know, I really hate it when I get to page 3, ready with a witty response, only to find that the thread has drifted so far afoot, my clever remark would be pointless.

Dont' you agree?

Yeah, I do.

Ditto.

Same here.

Good point, old boy. I'm entirely in agreement.

Maybe we should share our view.



Hey you guys! Shutup, I'm trying to read this...
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As in plonk into the "ignore" file so you don't have to read their posts? I miss the day of rec.sports.harley when keyboard flexing bad guys strutted their stuff.

From someone whose back never recovered from that Compaq "luggable" at about 40lbs, but had his first computer job doing payroll by carrying a 36in in diameter 5mb disk out to a facility to print checks back in 1969.
Specifically it's the sound of a newbie when they hit the bottom of /dev/null.

In the early days of usenet, when unix command line tools ruled, to ignore a particular member you'd filter on their name and send their posts to /dev/null (sort of like a geek garbage can).
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What monkey?
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What monkey?
now THAT'S what I'm talkin about!

My daughter LOVED her sock puppet ; -)
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Re: Sock Puppets

You guys with fond memories of the Usenet- that's funny:-). How many people out there raided gopher sites at 3am with a 378 that you had punched cards for for a week to earn the privledge...Or talked with other malcontents in the dregs of the I RC on your homemade Apple 2.
Those were the days....:-)
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You guys with fond memories of the Usenet- that's funny:-). How many people out there raided gopher sites at 3am with a 378 that you had punched cards for for a week to earn the privledge...Or talked with other malcontents in the dregs of the I RC on your homemade Apple 2.
Those were the days....:-)
We used nothing over a .22 on gophers... not sporting!

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Just sock it to them,give them the boot, toe them away. It would be quite a feet to catch one! Quite an ankleless task I would think.
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