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Mapraputa: bear my next child.

 
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You heard me. Whaddaya say?
 
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Are you saying that your next child will be a bear? Perhaps a Russian bear?
 
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This is abnoxious
 
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We are all after Map here, however Michael, you have the most chances
 
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In ur dreams
Originally posted by Mula Omar:
We are all after Map here, however Michael, you have the most chances

 
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If you think f*****g is funny ...... then f*** yourself and save your money
 
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Originally posted by Dharmesh cheda:
If you think f*****g is funny ...... then f*** yourself and save your money

falling?
 
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Farming, I'm pretty sure
 
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Well, farming is pretty funny, however, I'm pretty sure he meant farting.
 
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Originally posted by Michael Ernest:
Farming, I'm pretty sure

Are you sure? I was pretty sure it was farting. At first I thought it was fuming, but he is the only one doing that (and fuming didn't have enough letters anyway).
On the other hand I dont think farting on yourself is funny...
Maybe he's talking about whoopy cushions?!?
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Map,
So what is it about you that makes all these men swarm around you like bees to honey?
 
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Michael... You want me to write your next certification guide???
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co-author of Mike Meyers' Java 2 Certification Passport,
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Originally posted by Justin Pontoriero:
Map,
So what is it about you that makes all these men swarm around you like bees to honey?

She is a Russian biscuit!
 
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Well I certainly would if you hadn't already betrayed me with another publisher, but that's another matter.
This test says I have to have another child, and my wife will have no more than two. She's a fierce monogamist, but I have to keep my date with destiny.
I'd even agree to letting the child learn XML, as long as you promise to teach him to say "moose and squirrel."
[This message has been edited by Michael Ernest (edited December 12, 2001).]
 
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She's a fierce monogamist

Michael,
How does one become a fierce monogamist ? Not that I am interested in that sort of puritan behavior.
 
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That's code for "jealous."
 
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So how do you plan to hide this thread from her?
By the way, according to this test I have to find two more fathers for my kids...
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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
So how do you plan to hide this thread from her?

No need to hide that which is not being sought.

By the way, according to this test I have to find two more fathers for my kids...


Eggscellent...
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Eggscellent? Is it a fierce monogamist accent? Or should I say "eggscent"?
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Can it be that a resident of Springfield does not recognize Montgomery Burns?
 
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Actualy finding other fathers wouldn't be such a challenge, if some of the smartest guys did not demonstrate their obsession with coin rolling lately... Do not want my kids to inherit addictive behaviour, you know...
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NO addictive behavior??? I'm out.
 
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I'm sure she meant "any other addictive behaviors", Justin. The kid will already have enough to deal with.
 
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{rimshot}
 
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{rimshot} ???

 
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Yawn ....get a room ...
 
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Originally posted by Michael Ernest:
I'd even agree to letting the child learn XML, as long as you promise to teach him to say "moose and squirrel."
Will you name him "Boris".
 
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Michael, they already discuss how to name our child!
BTW, I would prefer Natasha
Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
I'm sure she meant "any other addictive behaviors", Justin. The kid will already have enough to deal with.

Do you mean rope burning? Sigh... Guilty

[This message has been edited by Mapraputa Is (edited December 13, 2001).]
 
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Seymour: whassamatter, did Mother reduce your allowance?
Natasha, our little komenka. Then it's settled. And you can burn rope anytime you want to, but only along its axis. None of this pitch-and-yawl demon talk that some people try to foist around here.
 
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pics from her vacation ....
now this is my kind of chick
 
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Ok, Michael, I did what I could for you. The kid demostrates some bad heredity in his reading preferences, but it must be your fault.
 
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sure ! it is his fault you r an angel
 
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Well, he's smiling, so that answers one question.
 
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Yeah, fortunately, he has another parent!
 
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When M.E. first arrived at the Ranch, people were falling at his feet - he being one of the Trimurtis of the Certification guide.
But then he walked into MD - and now we know he's human, all too human

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Eek. Well if no one considered me human/mortal/fallible before, then my work here couldn't be more important. It;s just a book, you know... ;-)
 
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Was the typo inserted to provide further evidence of fallibility?
> {rimshot} ???
A sound made by striking a drum on the rim. Often used as accompaniment to stand-up comedians - a drummer does a rimshot to punctuate a joke just told by the comedian. Doesn't necessarily indicate a good joke, but at least, an attempted joke.
 
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Semi-colons where apostrophes should be, in my writing, are usually a sign that I am not only fallible but also late getting out the door to work or a tai chi lesson. As if the errata sheet for RHE shouldn't have told you something long ago. :P
I confess my original intent was to use the onomatopoetic "badumchish!" in lieu of the correct industry term. However, I anticipated and sought to avoid the excess posting this layer of presentation implied (i.e., "What is 'badumchish'?" "The sound a rimshot makes." "What's a rimshot?"... ). I hoped clearly against all odds to factor this tangential axis out, thereby reducing two egregious rotations to a reasonable one for admittedly orthogonal motives. Needless to say if I had both used "rimshot" and defined it in the same post, it would have killed the moment. Jim does this kind of work so well I could not in good conscience preempt him from it.
(If you're hearing a rimshot in your inner ear right now, thank me later!)
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In one of the other threads, someone asked "do chicks dig guys who write technical books." Clearly, the answer is a resounding "NO!"
 
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Oh Thomas, you haven't been paying attention at all, have you? It's not a matter of quantity, but quality.
 
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