Old 07-19-2017, 01:10 PM
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"Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it."
Joe Clark

LLapp on 2016-03-25 17:31:28
Or just keep de foot out of your mouth to begin with.
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Old 07-20-2017, 03:41 AM
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"If thou wouldst conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it. "
William Penn

sonofcarc on 2009-02-11 18:42:10
I believe "wouldn't" should be "wouldst," without an apostrophe.

chriscrojam on 2011-02-17 22:51:48
Oh gee, thank you sonofcarc for making it three times harder!

Lurker on 2012-06-25 00:33:04
That's it, sonofcarc, no more "helpful" comments from you! At least I got "thy" right, or I'd still be trying to solve it.

abra on 2013-08-05 14:28:15
You mean this used to be Wouldn't, and they FIXED it? Love that.

chopstix on 2014-03-12 19:52:30
who the heck is carc - and why did they have a child? ...just kiddin' folks!

GtrZan on 2014-05-22 09:17:56
this was not fun... just sayin'

abra on 2015-04-21 15:34:02
I didn't remember this one, but I got THY and THOU right, on the first try. That got me a Very Fast.

figmo on 2015-07-31 11:37:29
When I saw William Penn, I expected "thy," "thee," and "thou."

SippyGurl on 2015-11-05 19:37:45
there aren't any apostrophes anymore. at least, not what shows after solving... i don't remember what the solving part had.

lainecap on 2017-04-11 14:52:50
He still looks like Larry, the Quaker Oats guy.
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Old 07-21-2017, 11:44 AM
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"A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world." Joseph Addison

montyb on 2016-04-26 22:03:42
Escaping the censures should be easy; you'd only have to hide once every ten years.
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Old 07-21-2017, 10:50 PM
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"Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided." John Locke

elrelster on 2009-11-27 15:18:24
I studied John Locke in my history class!

Allen on 2014-05-06 02:22:34
I studied Shakespeare in my literature class!

LLapp on 2015-02-24 08:20:20
I studied Mad Magazine in my math class!

tgreen517 on 2015-03-19 04:52:55
Alfred E Newman was popular in all my classes!
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Old 07-23-2017, 05:56 PM
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Default Three cheers for one of the best threads ever!!!

"In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing. "

skoogie2 on 2014-01-24 01:56:41
to everything, turn, turn, turn

montyb on 2014-02-23 14:18:45
...there is a season, turn, turn, turn...

wordfairy on 2014-09-28 20:41:42
♪♫♪ and a time for every purpose under heaven ♪♫

abra on 2015-08-17 10:59:39
A time to be born, and a time to die A time to plant, and a time to reap...

opallady on 2015-09-26 11:33:24
A time to kill, a time to heal. A time to laugh, a time to weep.

wvwoman on 2015-10-31 13:53:27
a time to build up, a time to break down a time to dance, a time to mourn...

LizardLeap on 2016-01-23 09:52:37
a time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together...

emtonsti on 2016-08-04 10:34:31
to everything turn, turn, turn

wvwoman on 2016-10-17 10:30:16
a time of love, a time of hate a time of war, a time of peace a time you may embrace, a time to refrain from embracing...

Way to keep the faith, Friends!
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~ Albert Einstein
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:19 PM
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I like this thread. Some years ago, I went to Seattle with a friend (I live in Portland). We were walking along the waterfront, by the piers, and some music was playing in the distance. As we got closer and closer, I realized it was the Byrds, playing at an amphitheater on a pier in the open air, on a summer night, and they sang this. Magic. Also, free. :-)
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:38 PM
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i'm envious, persephone!
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Old 07-27-2017, 10:52 AM
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Default Crypogrammers analyze a misquoted Bible passage

"Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes." Louisa May Alcott

matarisa on 2011-05-26 14:14:47
It's the love of money that's the problem.

Lurker on 2012-05-30 00:50:23
I can do fine without potatoes.

Barnabas on 2012-11-12 19:51:44
I'd actually be better off with a little more money and a little less potatoes.

tskaggs6 on 2014-10-09 04:20:10
Proof of money's superiority over potatoes can be clearly proven by an easy test. Try putting enough potatoes to buy lunch in your wallet.

LLapp on 2015-02-16 19:14:31
The love of evil is the root of all potatoes.

dovid1946 on 2015-03-06 05:05:35
money can't buy you love, but it can buy you potatoes.

kb83 on 2015-06-21 08:43:05
Potatoes are a root vegetable.

wvwoman on 2015-07-09 13:37:00
omg, these comments were such fun to read!!

Annamariah on 2015-10-22 14:38:19
This is from Little Men. Funny that I should get an Alcott quote while I'm taking a break from writing my master's thesis about the translation of Alcott's book A Long Fatal Love Chase. Maybe the site is trying to tell me to get back to work...

abra on 2016-09-25 14:54:10
I'm Irish. Potatoes are one of Nature's most perfect foods. Money's good too.

CarpeLanam on 2016-11-15 08:55:45
The guy on The Martian couldn't get on without potatoes, either.

Beagle on 2017-05-12 05:30:08
kb83, that was brilliant.

abra on 2017-07-07 18:57:50
The incredible, edible potato. How do I love thee... It's like race memory.
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Old 07-28-2017, 08:12 PM
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"If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible."
Soren Kierkegaard

LLapp on 2014-11-03 13:31:05
What Kierkegaard said before blowing out the candles on his fourth birthday.
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