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Old 06-01-2016, 06:07 AM
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"The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual."
Millicent Carey McIntosh

puzzleme on 2013-04-20
"And the next is deciding who takes out the garbage."

Lil0 on 2015-05-14
" "phase". Respect is a phase?????"

LLapp on 2015-09-11
" "Element" would have been a better word choice."

killdozer on 2016-02-28
"I'm Rodney Dangerfield in my house."
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Old 06-01-2016, 06:51 AM
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"A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass. "
Proverb

LLapp on 2015-03-19 21:25:33
Ingrate.
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"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~ Albert Einstein
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Old 06-01-2016, 08:02 PM
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"Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm."
Jean Paul Richter
sexytary on 2013-08-10 10:30:29
Seriously?
abra on 2013-10-06 15:00:42
Is that true? I like flowers, but I'm not a gardener.
LLapp on 2015-01-20 06:47:20
Maybe I'll run outside to check the next time I see a storm brewing . . . . and if you never hear from me again, you'll know that Richter's ruse worked.
montyb on 2015-07-19 11:07:09
LLapp? Are you there, LLapp? Helloooooo...
LLapp on 2015-08-06 10:03:00
Okay I'm back, soaking wet and tracking mud. What's for dinner?
abra on 2015-09-04 14:46:11
The flowers, woman, did they emit a sweeter fragrance? Inquiring minds need to know this.
skeeter on 2015-09-20 04:36:09
My gardenia blossoms emit their strongest, sweetest scent just before they die.
kb83 on 2015-12-04 03:39:50
This must be a metaphor for something.
LLapp on 2016-01-18 17:59:10
Back again, and it's mid-winter, with no flowers, just brown grass and frozen soil. But fear not: I have written this quote on half a 3x5 card and stuck it to the front of the fridge. Come April's first impending storm, I will be out among the forsythia, taking notes. Patience.
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Old 06-01-2016, 08:05 PM
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"As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him. "
Ernest Renan
punga on 2009-11-09 10:51:11
Comma after "mankind".
montyb on 2013-08-20 00:48:34
An opening on the horizon? WORMHOLE!!!
wobray on 2014-04-08 23:02:05
We've tried sacrificing virgins, rams, goats, fatted calves, non-fatted calves, chickens, other humans, etc., and we still haven't had a lot of luck with it...
LLapp on 2015-04-10 11:03:11
ERROR: Please change the first period to a comma! No need to google the quote to verify this correction; it's a no-brainer. Thanks.
LLapp on 2015-08-20 18:02:49
We offer the needless period as a sacrifice to the Baron god, and we pray for a comma in its place. Amen.
LLapp on 2016-05-15 18:05:58
Please, Mister Baron, look and see / if there's a comma in your bag for me. / We've been waiting a long, long time / since punga asked back in 2009.
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Old 06-02-2016, 04:05 AM
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"Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room. "
William Hazlitt

universalmom on 2014-09-14 15:53:39
i try to rely more on custom, and less on prejudice

dovid1946 on 2015-04-11 04:07:54
i rely on my GSP

abra on 2015-04-28 18:53:26
GSP?

SippyGurl on 2015-11-07 10:31:54
gentry sensory perception, either that, or, genteel positioning system
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Old 06-02-2016, 04:53 AM
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"Progress always involves risk - you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base."
Frederick Wilcox

bansaisequoia on 2009-05-26 00:15:37
Who's on first? What's on second?

Lurker on 2011-05-28 01:14:52
I don't know.... third base.

wordsnob on 2011-07-28 23:16:08
and I don't give a darn. . .

fredsevent on 2011-08-04 16:17:05
You don't have to steal second to progress in baseball.

pootie49 on 2011-08-23 15:39:26
theres progress in baseball?

bvwRedux on 2012-02-18 00:42:02
90 feet.

locodad on 2012-10-14 14:48:52
You could steal all you want in baseball and never go to jail, bases that is. That's why is so much fun

montyb on 2013-02-16 14:49:05
And why bankers like the game so much.

Allen on 2013-06-22 23:25:05
Baseball: 20 minutes of excitement packed into four hours!

Quizzical on 2014-02-15 15:59:19
Allen, you're being generous. But humorous nonetheless.

dovid1946 on 2015-01-21 15:27:52
Fred Wilcox was the back up catcher for the Yankees and replaced Yogi Berra when he got his foot stuck in his mouth ( just kidding)

oddcouple on 2015-12-16 18:36:15
Football: eight minutes of action spread out over three hours.

kb83 on 2016-04-08 01:59:32
Ah, stealing as a metaphor for progress-- love it.
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Old 06-02-2016, 10:44 AM
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"I'm just an average guy. I'm not Mother Teresa, but I'm not Charles Manson either." Mike Tyson

bansaisequoia on 2010-08-09 21:03:22
That's certainly a letter of recommendation. I'm better than Charles Manson.

chriscrojam on 2010-11-23 08:59:06
I'm not Mother Teresa, but I'm not Mike Tyson either.

fredsevent on 2011-10-02 04:06:51
I'm not who I'm not, but I'm not who I'm not either.
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:54 AM
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"Safety isn't expensive, its priceless."
— Unattributed

LLapp on 2014-10-16 17:58:21
ERROR: Add apostrophe: it's

kb83 on 2015-01-12 07:39:58
'Tis still unfixed.

Barnabas on 2015-02-04 09:34:21
Its not fixed... I mean, It's not fixed.

kb83 on 2015-06-18 06:35:24
Apostrophes are not expensive, they are priceless.

...and it's still not fixed!
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Old 06-02-2016, 07:14 PM
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"Never do anything that you aren't prepared to face the true consequences of."
Laura Schlessinger

bansaisequoia on 2012-01-31 20:55:54
Absolutely. I never posed for nude photos in the '70s.

pootie49 on 2012-05-14 21:21:16
thank you bansai.

Hash on 2012-08-22 10:24:37
Never a preposition end a sentence with.

puffybob on 2013-01-01 17:13:37
I agree -- Those nude photos of bansai in the '80s were worth waiting for.

tabbyclaw on 2013-01-17 06:04:15
Like claiming that a doctorate in a completely unrelated field makes you an expert at something?

puzzler86 on 2014-04-15 20:30:27
48 seconds
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Old 06-03-2016, 04:26 AM
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"The head and feet keep warm, the rest will take no harm. "
Unattributed

gryhnd51 on 2014-03-20 21:04:40
Good advice for cold weather.

judy100 on 2016-01-07 01:47:46
An ad for hats and boots.

LLapp on 2016-03-01 17:46:57
"Arm yourself Watson, there's an evil hand afoot ahead!" - from a winning entry in the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest

wvwoman on 2016-04-23 00:19:27
that's my favorite from that year, llapp!
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