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Thread: Are Books Becoming Obsolete?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacAllister View Post
    It's probably about uterus juice. Just, yanno, in s00per-s3Kret woman-code.

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    'Twas but a dream of thee El Jefe MacAllister's Avatar
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    I can't actually take credit for it. I'm echoing a post made by a member who then had second thoughts and deleted it.

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    I so wanna buy that member a drink.

    ("Member" sounds rude, doesn't it? Or is it just me? I'm getting this terrible mental image..)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mccardey View Post
    Oh, bless him - isn't he precious? And that whole thread started off so terribly well! (No I'm not going to quote it, but since he keeps referencing it, I imagine it's fair game to talk about it...?)

    Where's my popcorn?
    Oh, I guess you checked the post history. It's just ducky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Medievalist View Post
    Oh, I guess you checked the post history. It's just ducky.
    I did. It was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mccardey View Post
    Oh, Mac - are you menopausing again...? Just try not to get it on anything.
    I expect you lot all have girl cooties.

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    'Twas but a dream of thee El Jefe MacAllister's Avatar
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    Uterus.

    Vagina.

    Ovulate.

    Cervix.

    Menopause.

    Labia.

    Mammaries.

    Clitoris.

    (There. I have girl-cootied the whole thread. BAHAHAHAAH!!!! SK, if you need to delete this later for public disorderly conduct in your room, I completely understand. But it seemed, er...hysterical...at the time.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacAllister View Post
    Uterus.

    Vagina.

    Cervix.

    Menopause.

    Labia.

    Mammaries.

    Clitoris.

    (There. I have girl-cootied the whole thread. BAHAHAHAAH!!!! SK, if you need to delete this later for public disorderly conduct in your room, I completely understand. But it seemed, er...hysterical...at the time.)
    You forgot menstruation

    I mean, let's not leave that gem out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sydneyd View Post
    You forgot menstruation

    I mean, let's not leave that gem out.
    Indeed! Well-taken, and thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sydneyd View Post
    You forgot menstruation

    I mean, let's not leave that gem out.
    Exactly. I hear it's bad to skip menstruation.

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    My member has boy cooties. Maybe the pharmacist can give me something for it.
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    It seems to me that Silver King has the situation well in hand.

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    Circle, circle, dot, dot--now you have a cootie shot.

    *squints*

    Or boobs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clovia View Post
    Circle, circle, dot, dot--now you have a cootie shot.
    Alack and well-a-day, some problems are ab ovo, and have no cure.

    I think girl cooties are, like, permanent.

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    What a load of pap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clovia View Post
    What a load of pap.

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    [cough]

    Thanks for the mammaries.

    I'm going to have nip this in the bud.

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    Oh good grief, I love this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sydneyd View Post
    You forgot menstruation.

    I mean, let's not leave that gem out.
    Sydney - you missed a period.

    (Don't worry - I fixed it for ya)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Hack View Post
    Oh good grief, I love this thread.
    I expect our amazing Silver King will hate us all.

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    You lot have completely ballsed up the OP's lovely thread, you know.
    An excerpt from Bigglethwaite & Windemere's Manual of Proper and Exquisite English on the Capitalisation of Historical Events.

    The capitalisation of historical terms is a matter of concern to many writers. The rule, though simple, requires and reveals the writer's judgment, opinions, and preconceptions, and should be applied with care:


    1. Matters of absolute importance should be capitalised.
    2. Matters of no wider historical import should have only their proper nouns capitalised.
    3. Matters which the author not only considers insignificant, but wishes had never occurred, should have all words rendered in lower-case.
    4. If the writer looks upon history as a kind of fantastical territory, and wishes to assert either that it is wildly unlikely or highly distorted, all matters that can be considered nouns of any sort should be capitalised


    B&W 2:14

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    Quote Originally Posted by evilrooster View Post
    You lot have completely ballsed up the OP's lovely thread, you know.
    Yes, but we've been so terribly polite about it.
    I mean that counts for something, right?

    We need funny people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillian_Blaire View Post
    Better than my wet box in the middle of the street.
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    Wow...that certainly is a very large flute.
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    Huh? What? Where am I?
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver King View Post
    For Kelly, and others seeking soft asylum.
    "It is only the large subjects and the big, sweeping themes that make cheap sentences possible." -Cleo Birdwell

    Tears are peanut & helplessness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReflectiveAcuity View Post
    I have returned to this forum to post this question. I hadnít visited or written in this forum for a while because, quite frankly, I was very disappointed in what appeared to be extensive rudeness exhibited by many of the members here.
    If I could briefly return to the OP, I'd like to make a simple observation of human behavior.

    Coming into a community to tell them that they're rude, collectively or (anonymously) individually, is not a very good way to get them interested in what you have to say. People identify with their communities, and tend to find it difficult to hear them criticized, particularly unspecifically, and especially on home turf.

    As a writer, you should consider your audience. Whatever else you did in this posting, you did not do that. The degree to which people in this thread engaged with your anecdote anyway is to their credit.
    An excerpt from Bigglethwaite & Windemere's Manual of Proper and Exquisite English on the Capitalisation of Historical Events.

    The capitalisation of historical terms is a matter of concern to many writers. The rule, though simple, requires and reveals the writer's judgment, opinions, and preconceptions, and should be applied with care:


    1. Matters of absolute importance should be capitalised.
    2. Matters of no wider historical import should have only their proper nouns capitalised.
    3. Matters which the author not only considers insignificant, but wishes had never occurred, should have all words rendered in lower-case.
    4. If the writer looks upon history as a kind of fantastical territory, and wishes to assert either that it is wildly unlikely or highly distorted, all matters that can be considered nouns of any sort should be capitalised


    B&W 2:14

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    Quote Originally Posted by evilrooster View Post
    Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
    Sorry, rooster. Did you say something? I was too busy menopausing to hear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Hack View Post
    Sorry, rooster. Did you say something? I was too busy menopausing to hear.
    Pretty sure rooster was just apologizing, again, for being such a bossy newbie.

    Whoa. Is it really hot in here, or is it me?
    We need funny people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillian_Blaire View Post
    Better than my wet box in the middle of the street.
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    Wow...that certainly is a very large flute.
    Quote Originally Posted by SWest View Post
    Huh? What? Where am I?
    Quote Originally Posted by Silver King View Post
    For Kelly, and others seeking soft asylum.
    "It is only the large subjects and the big, sweeping themes that make cheap sentences possible." -Cleo Birdwell

    Tears are peanut & helplessness.

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