Froggy the Great

Randomness XII: Eighteen! Purple! Squirrels!

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18 hours ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:
On 9/12/2017 at 5:30 PM, Mad Jack said:

 

 Oh, like I'm going to tell you so I'll have even more potential competition... yeah, right...  ::D:

 

You'll find out in six days, lol.

 

More Ral Partha stuff, I take it? ::P:

 

 Nope... Still not telling. ::D:

 

I can only pray to the Thousand Tiny Salt Gods that the auction continues to fly under the radar because it's on Ebay Canada, and that there aren't hordes of well-funded snipers waiting out there in the weeds to pounce on it.

 

 

18 hours ago, Cyradis said:

Online friends are real friends. 

 

 

 Wait...  :blink:  

 

So does that mean that all my real-life friends are just imaginary, and that I can just ignore them when they get irritating because they're not real

 

<runs off to tell his friends the internet lady said they don't exist, so I'm taking their stuff>

 

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17 hours ago, redambrosia said:

I have to flippin call my coworkers to bed them to cover my shift. 

 

 Well, that would certainly be an incentive... ::D:

 

 Family comes first and **** everything else. I'm not nearly as circumspect as you are - I would have told the guy that not only was I not coming in that night (and that it wasn't my responsibility to find a replacement), but that there was a strong possibility that I might not be coming in any night after that...

 

 

6 hours ago, Grayfax said:

Folk Metal?!?

 

 

 

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Hey, some real-life friends are kinda pooey friends. They should be shunned. But.... many real world friends are as real as the internet friends too. Don't take their stuff. Just take the stuff from the poo friends. They didn't deserve the stuff anyway. :B):

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4 hours ago, NebulousMissy said:
5 hours ago, Pegazus said:
6 hours ago, Marvin said:

Mushrooms feel like eating brains.

 

Fortunately, I cannot back that claim up with experience.

 

I... can?

 

Sorry. 

 

Also, not like brains at all. Mushrooms have more substance and taste like butter and garlic (or they should anyway)

And now I am thinking of two movies.  Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ... and Clue...

And all these years later, I'm still mildly curious and I'm not sure if I would try it if offered... though I'm against what has to be done to that particular animal to get the results.  Though, also as in Temple of Doom, I side with Indy in that if a people normally eat a food and place it before you, I will eat it without hesitation.  Not dare food, that is a different thing.

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 So...

 

...

 

....

 

.....yeah.

 

Here I am.

 

Just sitting here.

 

Chillin'.

 

Waiting.

 

Cuz the Ebay auction I've been watching tonight (not the BIG one, just a single hard-to-find-complete figure) ends about an hour after I have to go to bed.

 

So...

 

...yeah.

 

Here I am.

 

Waiting...

 

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What people will pay for single bits of Lego is inSANE.

 

That is all.

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9 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Thats pretty much what my Hubby said. After I had my parking lot break down he came and got me, took me to eat, and calmed me down. 

 

I emailed my union rep in the wee hours of the morning. It was a forceful email.

 

When they first measured it it was 120. After a long night of little rest it's up to 124. I'm told that 135 is the start of normal range.

 

It's low. It's low enough that some people freak out, but I personally wouldn't. 

 

Low total body fluid is still the most likely cause, however not rising overnight may hint at another underlying cause. But that all depends on how much fluids he was given overnight. 

 

I think its good he went in to get it checked. They may not be able to track down the exact cause but they may be able rule out some of the most immediate concerns. 

 

Please keep us informed, I'll keep you and your family in my thoughts.

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So....

 

I don't think I slept last night for more than 20 minutes at a stretch....

Kept staring at the darn clock....

 

Slept on the train on the way in, and the way home....

 

Seem to have quite a bit of energy right now for some reason, and am painting with Buglips.....

 

(He makes a lousy brush....) Rimshot...

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8 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

What people will pay for single bits of Lego is inSANE.

 

That is all.

 

 Having spent much time on Ebay, I have begun to question whether or not the human race is actually truly sentient.

 

 

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1 hour ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 Nope... Still not telling. ::D:

 

I can only pray to the Thousand Tiny Salt Gods that the auction continues to fly under the radar because it's on Ebay Canada, and that there aren't hordes of well-funded snipers waiting out there in the weeds to pounce on it.

I only ask because I'm looking at a few things myself, and I don't want to accidentally start bumping up your own bids. Screwing over fellow forumites is bad form, and distinctly unCanadian.

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Huzzah for Geologists loving beer and breweries loving geologists. Wednesday beer hour was pleasant. Local breweries are donating to the cause: getting scientists to 1) talk to each other and 2) enjoy brews. 

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40 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

I only ask because I'm looking at a few things myself, and I don't want to accidentally start bumping up your own bids. Screwing over fellow forumites is bad form, and distinctly unCanadian.

 

 I'm currently looking at the old 1980's LJN AD&D action figures... The auction's going to go one of two ways at the very end - either nobody sees it at all/only a couple of people give reasonable bids on it, or the snipers will jump out of the weeds and there's going to be a horrifically bloody last-second bidding battle and the final price will be quite possibly more than the figures are actually worth.

In the first scenario, my planned bid may be high enough to discourage anyone less committed to acquiring the lot. In the second, I'm simply going to be a minor speedbump somewhere in the middle of the race, plowed through without stopping like a semi truck vs. a chipmunk.

 

(On a wider note, though, I would much rather engage in honest (if accidental) competition for something with a forumite or other person collecting for the love of it than to see it go to a dealer or somebody else looking to turn around and resell it for a profit... So I'm happy to put my money where my mouth is, especially if if it ends up costing one of the profiteering schmucks part of their payday.

Full disclosure: I myself am planning to turn around and resell some of the collection I don't need, although I plan to ask for a very reasonable starting bid to help out someone else looking to complete their collection.)

 

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I should also mention there are times when raising sodium should be slow. Not enough data for me to say what the rate of sodium correction should be. 

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Raiding Sodium... is that the band formed by that one member of Nuclear Krill that left due to "creative differences"?

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