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    "The Moving Finger writes..." M.S. Wiggins's Avatar
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    Today is all about isolating the perfect map of the perfect volcano in the Aleutians.
    "...and, having writ; Moves on..."


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    Aleutians happened upon the lone Nicoleno girl in Island of the Blue Dolphins.
    [SIZE=4]"Here dies another day during which I have had eyes, ears, hands and the great world around me; and with tomorrow begins another. Why am I allowed two?" -G.K. Chesterton

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    "Dolphins!" the tiny dictator screeched, pointing her chubby finger toward the TV section of Wal-Mart where a kiddie movie played on one of the huge screens.

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    Screens on every side of the aisle accosted her obstinate head, causing a cacophony of subsequent, pixelized discoveries.
    Poetry classics. Masterfully kindled. Always 99.

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    "Existence is futile," cried the distraught philosopher.

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    Philosopher Hank used to spout wisdom down at the barbershop.


    "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 new me oneblindmouse's Avatar
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    Barbershop philosophy can sometimes solve a lot of problems.

    "Strange Destinies" by Guillermo Rubio Arias-Paz, translated from the Spanish and out now on Amazon and the Endless Bookcase.

    Goodreads

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    Problems of the internstional variety, however, often require more than armchair--or barber-chair solutions.
    [SIZE=4]"Here dies another day during which I have had eyes, ears, hands and the great world around me; and with tomorrow begins another. Why am I allowed two?" -G.K. Chesterton

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    Solutions to Puerto Rico's problems do not lie in throwing paper towels at people.


    "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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    Bartender, gimme a Linux Mint Matera the Mad's Avatar
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    Towels that have been handled by a sloppy clown are no longer clean.
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    Clean jokes are permitted here, but anything that verges on the ribald will cost you your membership.


    "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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    Membership? Why didn't you leave me with ribald?

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    Ribald ladies may be accepted if they maintain a discreet appearance and are willing to engage in certain, um, lighthearted games.


    "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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    In Honor of Peter Tomich,USS Utah Komnena's Avatar
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    Games can be played in many places.
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    Beautiful is in the mind of the beholder; take, for example, the garish homes of a certain US President.


    "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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    U.S. President--oh, so many ugly witticisms, so little time.

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    Time was when we had great respect for the occupant of the White House.


    "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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    Bartender, gimme a Linux Mint Matera the Mad's Avatar
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    People need to communicate more clearly.
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    Clearly we're not speaking the same language.
    "If it took lying on one's back and making sounds like a panther in the desert, then one did it . . . " Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes - H. Ellison

    Fallen
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    That place where posts dream of electric sheep.

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    Language and linguini, how are they alike?

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    Alike nothing we had ever seen, their shadows only appeared in the light of the waning moon.
    "If it took lying on one's back and making sounds like a panther in the desert, then one did it . . . " Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes - H. Ellison

    Fallen
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    That place where posts dream of electric sheep.

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