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Old 04-21-2018, 01:05 PM
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"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. "
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SwampySox on 2016-03-18 05:30:44
I'm 67,814 secs stranger than most, thanks to my sister Blanche.

LLapp on 2016-04-11 06:40:36
^ I can see why you changed your name to Stella! Can you imagine Marlon Brando standing in the street howling "SWAMPYSOX!!!"?
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~ Albert Einstein
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Old 04-22-2018, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by BrainCellKeeper View Post
Thanks, LLapp!
I had no idea you would have seen my comments on that, and remembered me.
I love this thread. It's quite entertaining. Incidentally, I took someone's suggestion and went to youtube to see bansaisequioa's videos of his quick solves. That was enlightening and helpful.
BrainCellKeeper, I definitely have seen your incredulous comments about fast solving times! I was delighted to notice that at some point you seemed to discover that they are for real. (Most of us doubted the super-fast record times at first; the videos really do help.) When I saw that you posted your own 25-second solve time, on New Year's Eve no less, I was genuinely happy for you. Congratulations on sticking with it and breaking through!
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Old 05-21-2018, 12:22 AM
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"Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer." D.H. Lawrence

Barnabas on 2012-05-03 13:40:55
I wonder what a conversation between this guy and Yogi Berra would sound like?

bansaisequoia on 2012-10-16 14:58:17
Hey, D.H., let's take a look in the old pic-a-nic basket.

Lurker on 2013-01-24 00:23:54
Wrong Yogi, Ban.
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Old 05-21-2018, 03:57 AM
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And Yesterday's Questions are Today's......Questions
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Old 05-21-2018, 11:43 AM
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"Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't --it's human." Desiderius Erasmus

Bob Musel on 2010-12-13 20:41:13
Gives you something to think about. Very deep.

universalmom on 2014-05-29 02:09:49
Folly, illusion, deception and ignorance are our starting points - the fascinating thing about life is figuring out how to move beyond them.

montyb on 2014-06-06 08:38:02
Folly, illusion, deception is my golf game.

JD_1947 on 2015-01-05 07:16:10
. . folly . . I always liked that word . . .

marnita on 2015-09-25 07:53:02
Folly - a good name for a cat.

LLapp on 2015-09-26 17:35:22
Deck the halls with boughs of folly.

darkyr on 2017-06-02 08:47:27
It's a good set of names for four cats. Perhaps four mutant teenage ninja cats, who, in a fit of instinct, ate the wise master rat who sought to teach them.
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Old 05-22-2018, 05:30 AM
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"No matter how hard you work for success if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible."

montyb on 2014-01-03 15:21:14
Oh god, I'll never get this puzzle!

LLapp on 2014-09-28 16:26:53
Error: Please add comma after "success."

LLapp on 2016-08-16 08:03:44
Again: Please add the comma! It would signal that the word after it is "if" and not "of". Its absence threw me off into "of" again.

LLapp on 2017-07-13 16:41:55
Well, here I am again, no thanks to that missing comma.

LLapp on 2017-10-10 11:23:15
I think we can all agree that the comma problem is preventing me from ever solving this puzzle.

marnita on 2018-03-21 13:39:43
No, LLapp, it's your fear of failure.
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Old 05-24-2018, 04:49 PM
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"Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them." Samuel Palmer

kb83 on 2015-12-11 04:36:56
reminds me of the old saying, ...

killdozer on 2015-12-17 17:28:44
I'll have to share that one on facebook.
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