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Thread: The Good, the Bad - And the Ugly

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    The Good: Your neighbor's sister's cousin's best-friend gave him a "sure-thing" tip for today's Kentucky Derby.

    The Bad: Your neighbor's sister's cousin's best-friend is Bernie Madoff

    The Ugly: The tip was for Secretariat.

    The Good: Your kid just invented a new fuel source in your garage.
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    The Good: Your kid just invented a new fuel source in your garage.

    The Bad: It involved removing the siding from your house.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The Good: Your kid just invented a new fuel source in your garage.

    The Bad: It involved removing the siding your house.

    The Ugly: It smells like .....doo-doo....

    The Good: The flavor and texture of chocolate is good.

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    The Good: The flavor and texture of texture of chocolate is good

    The Bad: The calorie count definitely isn't.
    Trust me, I know what I'm doing about 70% of the time.

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    The Good: The flavor and texture of texture of chocolate is good

    The Bad: The calorie count definitely isn't.

    The Ugly: (Moving along) It's very expensive.

    The Good: The spring rains have finally ended.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The Good: The spring rains have finally ended.
    The Bad: They've turned every open patch of dirt into mud.
    Trust me, I know what I'm doing about 70% of the time.

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    The Good: The spring rains have finally ended.

    The Bad:
    They've turned every open patch of dirt into mud.

    The Ugly: You live on the top of a hill at the end of a three mile long dirt road. (In Vermont (and other places) it's called Mud Season)

    The Good: This thread is back on the top page again.
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    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The Good: This thread is back on the top page again.

    The Bad:
    I can't think of anything clever to write.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The Good: This thread is back on the top page again.

    The Bad:
    I can't think of anything clever to write.

    The Ugly: Neither can I!

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    The Good: ​It's HUMP DAY!
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    The Good: It's HUMP DAY!

    The Bad: Everyone is going to be saying that every time they see you.
    Trust me, I know what I'm doing about 70% of the time.

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    The Good: It's HUMP DAY!

    The Bad:
    Everyone is going to be saying that every time they see you.

    The Ugly:
    The dog humps you.


    The Good:
    You have gathered enough points on your supermarket "club" card to qualify for a free balloon ride!


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The Good: You have gathered enough points on your supermarket "club" card to qualify for a free balloon ride!

    The Bad: You're afraid of heights.
    Trust me, I know what I'm doing about 70% of the time.

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    The Good: You have gathered enough points on your supermarket "club" card to qualify for a free balloon ride!

    The Bad: You're afraid of heights.

    The Ugly: The balloon operator slips and falls while climbing in, kicking it loose from its moorings sending you skyward ... alone.

    The Good: The Pacific Northwest is unseasonably hot and sunny today.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The Good: The Pacific Northwest is unseasonably hot and sunny today.

    The Bad:
    Meteorologists say that's because Arctic ice is melting.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The Good: The Pacific Northwest is unseasonably hot and sunny today.

    The Bad:
    Meteorologists say that's because Arctic ice is melting.

    The Ugly: You built your house at the edge of a tidal basin.

    The Good: Nymtoc's on the cover of Time Magazine.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The Good: Nymtoc's on the cover of Time Magazine.

    The Bad:
    I didn't have a chance to comb my hair for the photo.
    Last edited by Nymtoc; 07-05-2017 at 11:43 AM.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The Good: Nymtoc's on the cover of Time Magazine.

    The Bad:
    I didn't have a chance to comb my hair for the photo.

    The Ugly: We didn't notice.


    The Good: The July 4th fireworks weren't too loud and crazy last night in my neighborhood.

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    The Good: The July 4th fireworks weren't too loud and crazy last night in my neighborhood.

    The Bad: Thunderstorms and flood warnings kind of put a damper () on the evening.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The Good: The July 4th fireworks weren't too loud and crazy last night in my neighborhood.

    The Bad: Thunderstorms and flood warnings kind of put a damper () on the evening.

    The Ugly: The neighbors decided to light fireworks every night for the next week to make up for it.

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    The Good: Your job is going to provide complimentary lunches for the next month.

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    The Good: Your job is going to provide complimentary lunches for the next month.

    The Bad: The lunches are at Sam's Roadside Roadkill, ten miles out of town.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The Good: Your job is going to provide complimentary lunches for the next month.

    The Bad: The lunches are at Sam's Roadside Roadkill, ten miles out of town.

    The Ugly: You've been assigned to the QA committee to review this wonderful new employee benefit.

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    The Good: The tomatoes in your garden are almost ripe and ready for picking.

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    The Good: The tomatoes in your garden are almost ripe and ready for picking.

    The Bad: A heatwave is coming soon.

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    The Good: The tomatoes in your garden are almost ripe and ready for picking.

    The Bad: A heatwave is coming soon.

    The Ugly: You invited your In-laws for Spaghetti dinner


    The Good: You were spared from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey
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    The Good: You were spared from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey

    The Bad: You moved to Key West, FL.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The Good: You were spared from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey


    The Bad: You moved to Key West, FL.

    The Ugly: (I'm going to hell, but) You are camping on the beach.

    The Good: The neighborhood kids are all back in school.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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