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    Hey, y'all. Glad yah here! I wonder how dirty bingo is played (or shouldn't I ask? prelick s for y'all 'n tuna too for kee kat!

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    Dirty Bingo is somewhat similar to regular bingo except the cards have designated ways to win (for example, making an "O" can win; the O stands for . . . uh, never mind). The prizes are either gift certificates from the bar or club, or naughty little presents.

    It's somewhat entertaining if you're really bored. It doesn't cost anything to play (if it did, it would be illegal in Tennessee).



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    They don't allow bingo in Tennessee?

    Actually, I'm pretty sure I broke the law repeatedly even as young as 8 or 9... My grandparents used to belong to a Seniors Club, which ran bingo nights. Mum used to take me and sis to play. $2 per ticket book, but I remember winning as much as $15 in a single night once.

    8 year olds gambling... Hmm. *arrests mum*
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    They don't allow bingo when it's actually gambling, unless under very strict regulations.



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    Hmm.

    This seems weird to me. Though it's probably related to the fact that South Australia (where I live) is the gambling capital of Australia.

    I think there's something like $8billion made each year on Pokies (slot machines) in this state alone (1 million population).

    Just about everyone here has gambled at some point, and a good percentage of the population are problem gamblers.

    South Australia is the Pokies centre of the country, at the very least.
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    Hey Cliff, any spider blankets where you are? I watched a video showing millions of Australian wolf spiders invading some place in New South Wales, I think. Their town was literally covered in spider webs.



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    The Giant Spider Invasion! Coming to a location near you . . .



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    hoo boy. I'd be packing so fast it would make your head spin!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duchessmary View Post
    Hey Cliff, any spider blankets where you are? I watched a video showing millions of Australian wolf spiders invading some place in New South Wales, I think. Their town was literally covered in spider webs.
    *thanks fortune he doesn't live in New South Wales*

    No, we haven't had plagues of spiders where I live. Last year we had a plague of crickets though... The buggers were everywhere!

    It's safe to say that if we had a plague of spiders, I'd invest in some medieval armour and strap fly spray to my body like commandos do with ammunition.

    I'd probably die of a heart attack before killing more than 100 of them, but that's neither here nor there.
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    uh-oh, the thread is sleeping... or at least dozing off.
    A cute little bug :

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    I was editing a story that I'm not sure is any good, now that I get right down to it.
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    last year I discovered thumb-drives and brought a bunch of old stories from my Mac 10.2 to my laptop.

    I had loved them when I wrote them in 2003. Now, not so much. But seeing the imporovement between then and now is interesting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by parumpdragon View Post
    uh-oh, the thread is sleeping... or at least dozing off.
    I prefer to think of it as cat-napping.



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    That is prrrfect.
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    Pokies - I like that name for slot machines. Sounds fun! Hey, all. Any fun plans for the weekend? Hope so! s!

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    Geez, just spent an hour or so reading back...something about gumbo, dirty bingo, and guinea pigs. I don't think I'm quite well enough yet to figure it all out.

    Thanks for the well wishes and prayers everyone. You guys make me smile.

    I'm out of the hospital for now. Healing. I have one more surgery to go through and then I'll be done. I hope. Not feeling great, the hospital seems to do as much damage as fixing. But I'm mending.

    Sure did miss everyone.

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    Yay, Nighty. Good to see you back here. Get lots of rest and get well soon, 'k.





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    Welcome back, n-f.

    I wouldn't try the gumbo if I were you. The last time I heard Rob was swimming in it.



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    Thanks AC.

    *makes note- no gumbo*

    Wouldn't want to choke on a hairball.
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    I hate hairballs!



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    Quote Originally Posted by GailD View Post
    Yay, Nighty. Good to see you back here. Get lots of rest and get well soon, 'k.





    Muppet shmooing is an awesome spectator sport.
    Thanks Gail. Not resting tonight, but I'll probably sleep all day tomorrow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alleycat View Post
    I hate hairballs!
    You are a hairball. :P
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    Someone is going to need a new avatar . . .




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    That one just about fits right now. Especially after drinking the hospital coffee.
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    That dragon isn't nearly awesome enough to represent NF!!

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