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Thread: Five things you don't understand?

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    I don't understand why I ask someone 'what?' only to realize a second later I heard them perfectly.

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    It's the things I do understand that trouble me the most, ie, Ted, Bos, Haggis, Night, Soapy....just about everyone in the Horror Hounds forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PorterStarrByrd View Post
    1 How I woke up in Maine this morning
    2 Why I woke up in Maine this morning
    3 What Maniacs do with all of their 'r's'
    4.What the red marks on my wrists are
    5.When did I start wearing dresses
    *puts on sensible glasses*
    *nods intelligently*

    Yes, yes... I think what we have here, Mister Porter, is a case of taking directions from a monsteR who unwittingly granted a whimsical wish. Er, that's how you ended up in Maine. As for the latter three... not all green things are good for you, especially if you inhale them
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    Not necessarily in this order--it's a mood thang!

    1. People who ride my ass on the highway even though I'm going 10mph OVER the speed limit as it is.
    2. Organized Religion
    3. Gossip whores
    4. When my partner empties the last of the coffee pot--at 7am, doesn't make another, then grumbles when there isn't any to take with him to work. Sorry, slavery was abolished ages ago, Mister.
    5. People who resist change to the point of idiocy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PorterStarrByrd View Post
    1 How I woke up in Maine this morning
    2 Why I woke up in Maine this morning
    3 What Maniacs do with all of their 'r's'
    4.What the red marks on my wrists are
    5.When did I start wearing dresses
    I know why you woke up in Maine this morning. Want a hint?
    Can't help you with the dress though.

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    How rain gets in through that little tiny crack I have my car window at 75 mph

    How water finds the only piece of paper in the car

    Why indelible ink smudges in water

    why smudges aren't considered 'arty'

    just what exactly was meant by 'sloppy as hell'
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    How anybody knows that Hell is sloppy in the first place.

    Why office politics always turn nasty and stupid at the same time.

    Why my water bottle tastes funny after only one refill.

    Why Bedazzled is such an addictive time-sink.

    Why I dream solving Bedazzled puzzles.
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    1. Violence/abuse, especially toward children and animal. I just don't get how anyone could do that.
    2. The Religious Right. An oxymoron.
    3. Male genitalia, and how you can be so attracted to something so damned ugly.
    4. Reality TV.
    5. Why dogs eat poop, especially their own.

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    1. Why I dread certain tasks so much, even though I know once I get started it's not all that bad.
    2. Why the @#$%^& guy working next door thinks it's okay to park his dump truck blocking my driveway when there's plenty of free curb.
    3. How the cashier at the grocery store knew I'd listen (with fake sympathy) to her sob stories even though it very much slowed my transaction.
    4. Why laundry piles up faster than the rate at which we wear clothing.
    5. Why so many damned birthdays have to be in July.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maryn View Post
    5. Why so many damned birthdays have to be in July.
    Cause people were trying to get that last bit of passion in before the holidays destroyed it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.


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    1. Why is January so dark?
    2. Why doesn't all snow sparkle like glitter, just as it did last night?
    3. If your tires lose air because of aluminum wheels, why make them?
    4. Clean coal...
    5. Where my inspiration goes...
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    1. People who sing at the top of their lungs at concerts.
    2. Camping out overnight to get the newest soon to be outdated gadget.
    3. Why the richer we are usually the cheaper we are.
    4. Why Los Angeles gets such a bad rap. What could be wrong with a 4,000 sq mi sprawl with more people than 42 of the 50 states?
    5. How someone can be so important to us one minute and so unnecessary the next.
    Last edited by Bebop; 01-27-2013 at 06:39 PM. Reason: good question- more time, more thought

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    1. Electronics
    2. Heavy Metal
    3. The Catcher in the Rye
    4. Religions, and why people are drawn to them? To me, it's the easy way out.
    5. The art of understatement. If you've got something to say, say it. Don't make me guess.

    6. I understand this is a thread, and a fine one into the bargain!

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    1. Writers who don’t capitalize or use punctuation. I sometimes literally don't understand.

    2. Writers (except auf Deutsche) who capitalize common nouns in hopes to "enhance the stature of the words."

    3. Drivers who phone and text behind the wheel (trim their mustaches, do their nails).

    4. Unsecured guns.

    5. Women. I love ’em; I just don’t understand ’em.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.


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    1. Ulysses

    2. Frontiers

    3. How is it possible to own a plot of land?

    4. How is it possible to believe in democracy?

    5. Why do I need to pay for my identity card?

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    Let me think...

    1. This week's episode of 30 Rock.
    2. Why people like cats.
    3. How peple can misspell even easy words.
    4. What do hipsters think "Ironic" even means?
    5. Why does my mom like Gordon Ramsey?

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    1. How the company I work for can get a large government contract for product they haven't been able to figure out how to produce.
    2. 'The Wave' at sporting events.
    3. Sporting events.
    4. How anyone could be mean to an animal.
    5. Cauliflour...ick (if you have to pour a vat of cheese on something to make it palatable, then, it's not palatable!)
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    1. People who take pictures of their dinner and post it on FB, Twitter, etc.
    2. The Kardashians
    3. Why someone would prefer a giant hole where their earlobe is supposed to be.
    4. Michael Buble
    5. My neighbors who REFUSE to pick up their dog's poo or leave it in little baggies on my grass, as if they're doing me a favor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chase View Post
    5. Women. I love ’em; I just don’t understand ’em.
    1. Men. For the above reasons. (:
    2. My linguistics teacher.
    3. And the rest of the linguistics department; why is she still in her job?!
    4. Why it's always warmer or colder than I thought it'd be.
    5. Why my hands always get cold when I'm at the computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amy--amy View Post
    5. Why my hands always get cold when I'm at the computer.
    ...maybe because of incorrect sitting positions, leaning on sharp edges, too many rings / tight bracelets, a metal keyboard, sitting outdoors


    I don't understand why words like "Angst" and "Zeitgeist" have been incorporated into English.

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    1. Marriage
    (Why do we feel we must?)
    2. Only 2 weeks vacation
    (really? only two?)
    3. Horses
    (s-c-a-r-y)
    4. A best friend flittering about the nation for years/talk even less
    (I still love her)
    5. People who talk LOUD on purpose
    (FYI - strangers don't care!)

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    1. Why people live in places where the snow gets to be five feet deep
    2. Why people live where the temperature gets over 120 (F)
    3. Why people take walks in 60 dergree below zero temperatures
    4. Why people live where the cockroaches are bigger than praying maintisisisis
    5. Why I've done all of the above
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    The reason I spend so much time out of the box is that somebody crapped in it - Porter Starr Byrd
    Yield to temptation, it may never come again - unknown

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