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Tanypteryx
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Message 661 of 674 (799763)
02-14-2017 7:11 PM
Reply to: Message 660 by ringo
02-14-2017 11:22 AM


Genius Reply? That would be rare but not unheard of at EvC.

This has to be it, it is all about your intentions.


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Message 662 of 674 (799791)
02-15-2017 9:04 AM


Gentile Gen X reply ... copied


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Message 664 of 674 (799806)
02-15-2017 2:13 PM
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02-14-2017 11:22 AM


Hover over the button, but point made.

I know this is the humor thread, but let me ask: Do people care about the graphical buttons, like "New Thread" or "Gen Reply" (short for General Reply)? Or the ones at the bottom of each message, like "profile", "mail", "edit", etc. What if they were just plain text buttons?

--Percy


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Message 665 of 674 (799808)
02-15-2017 2:19 PM
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02-15-2017 2:13 PM


Percy writes:

What if they were just plain text buttons?


I can never tell what the icons mean anyway.
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Message 666 of 674 (799809)
02-15-2017 2:23 PM
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02-15-2017 2:13 PM


I like the graphical buttons

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.


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Message 667 of 674 (799810)
02-15-2017 2:30 PM
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02-15-2017 2:13 PM


They work well as they are - easier to find than simple text. And with some of our members having visual impairments, that helps, I'm sure.

Could there be any greater conceit, than for someone to believe that the universe has to be simple enough for them to be able to understand it ?

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Message 668 of 674 (799821)
02-16-2017 4:55 AM


Trump
Adopted from http://www.news24.com/...ny-joke-about-donald-trump-20170215

After Donald Trump became US President he went on a fact-finding visit to Israel. While he was on a tour of Jerusalem he suffered a heart attack and died.

The undertaker told the American secret service agents who were accompanying him, 'You can have him shipped home for $50,000, or you can bury him here in the Holy Land, for just $100.'

The secret service agents went into a corner and discussed this for a several minutes. They came back to the undertaker and told him they wanted the president shipped home.

The undertaker was puzzled and asked, 'Why would you spend $50,000 to ship him home, when it would be wonderful to be buried here, in the Holy Land, and you would spend only $100?'

The secret service agents replied, 'A long time ago a man died here, was buried here, and three days later he rose from the dead. We just can't take that risk.'


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Message 669 of 674 (799823)
02-16-2017 7:31 AM


his last year


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Message 670 of 674 (799827)
02-16-2017 10:41 AM
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02-16-2017 4:55 AM


Re: Trump
Pressie writes:

After Donald Trump became US President he went on a fact-finding visit to Israel.


That's the implausible part of the story. Trump would never go anywhere looking for facts. They're all in his head already.
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Message 671 of 674 (799835)
02-16-2017 2:24 PM
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Re: Trump
Make it a business deal to build a new hotel ...

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Message 672 of 674 (799836)
02-16-2017 3:11 PM
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02-16-2017 2:24 PM


Re: Trump
Make it a business deal to build a new sepulcher.

My Sister's Website: Rose Hill Studios My Website: My Website

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Message 673 of 674 (799969)
02-18-2017 5:17 PM


Animated Version of Hieronymous Boschs Garden of Earthly Delights
Not humor, just art. The thing was playing badly for me, but maybe will work better for others.

Go to:

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/...arden_of_Earthly_Delights

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Message 674 of 674 (800072)
02-19-2017 7:11 PM


The name is Al, Et Al

Source

Might as well throw in the previous days:

Source

Moose


Professor, geology, Whatsamatta U
Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.

"Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will piss on your computer." - Bruce Graham

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Yesterday on Fox News, commentator Glenn Beck said that he believes President Obama is a racist. To be fair, every time you watch Glenn Beck, it does get a little easier to hate white people." - Conan O'Brien

"I know a little about a lot of things, and a lot about a few things, but I'm highly ignorant about everything." - Moose


    
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