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One of my favorite things about my job is meeting new dogs. You can tell they're happy and excited if they beat you with their adorable tails. I love dogs!      So... yeah.... have been

Today I said goodbye to Marmalade. She was a wonderful lump from the moment I met her, my wife always had said that I was the only male that she ever warmed up to right away. Some of you who have been

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4 hours ago, redambrosia said:

I just got licked by two very excited boxer doggos. :wub:

Pix?!? ...asking for Glitterwolf

 

 

51 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

Ya know, the dogs are great. But the dog show people are... rude. So rude. <_<

More anecdotal evidence for my hypothesis

Dogs: better than people?

 

47 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:

Eastern Goblinada?

And here I thought he was Emperor of the Moon.   :huh:

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1 hour ago, redambrosia said:

The first instance seems to be in the 1998 Merlin. Then there's a bunch of books where she's described as the queen of the unseelie court. But it's all very recent, in terms of literature.

 

Right, I now vaguely recall that Merlin. But don't remember her as evil so much as trying to cling to her cultural heritage which was being wiped out by invaders.

 

Maybe I just overly sympathize with the fae courts.

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13 hours ago, Doug Sundseth said:

 

Fermented fish sauces have been used in many cultures for millennia. This includes ours, btw, since that's exactly what Worcestershire sauce is.

 

Fermented fish meat would probably not interest me much.

I have had people not believe me when I tell them what Worcestershire sauce is.... And that were happier not knowing.

 

Hikarl was not actually that terrible - I liked it better than... turnips... for example. (I really don't like turnips.)

 

The professor also told us about this Greenland dish made from sea birds sown into a seal skin and buried under a rock for nine months, so I consider myself lucky that hikarl was as far as he went. (Plus, he could get hikarl imported for the class - I do not think that I could have managed to eat kiviak.)

 

He was of the opinion that any cultural anthropologist that might end up in the field needed to be able to eat anything presented.

 

The Auld Grump

14 hours ago, Cyradis said:

Am I Crock-Potting right? I put in carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, chicken, quinoa, broth, and a crap ton of curry powder - now I wait a few hours and BOOM food happens? Wish I had some peas for it. Oh well. 

If it goes *BOOM!* then you did something wrong.... :lol:

 

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3 hours ago, Kuroneko said:

That desktop battle is fantastic, I especially like how a dimetrodon, ceratops, cheetah and giraffe have joined the fray ::P:

 

In other news, I had just about mustered up the courage to post something in the Show Off section of the forum and got a slight setback this morning

 

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Apparently my house mate had picked up the mini to have a good look at it, put it back on the table then heard a crash behind her. Evidently, Loki decided that it looked better on the floor. Thankfully, it's easily repairable and only some minor touch ups are required.

A friend of mine (Dennis the Younger) has ferrets.

 

One likes to steal miniatures and hide them.

 

The Auld Grump - we don't play at his place very often....

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12 minutes ago, Kheprera said:

 

Right, I now vaguely recall that Merlin. But don't remember her as evil so much as trying to cling to her cultural heritage which was being wiped out by invaders.

 

Maybe I just overly sympathize with the fae courts.

*nods

Yeah, I think the fae get the short end of the stick from every angle. 

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1 hour ago, buglips*the*goblin said:

Last (full) day here for me, tomorrow I fly back to my home country.  UPS shows my RCon box is delivered, hopefully to the right neighbour!  

 

I've had a good time.  I'd stay longer if I could, and if I didn't have house stuff to sort out.  

@Guindyloo, you failed. You were supposed to feed Buglips so much fried foods that he wouldn't be able to leave through the door, let alone the vents.:lol:

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11 hours ago, Tripleh5133 said:

Well, my co worker "paid" me back for wrapping up his office when he was out back in March.

 

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My desk from left to right:

 

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I actually like what they did and will be trying to keep it display as long as I can get away with. :lol:

That was awesome with a side of awesome sauce. :lol:

 

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33 minutes ago, TGP said:

 

1 hour ago, Doug Sundseth said:

Eastern Goblinada?

And here I thought he was Emperor of the Moon.   :huh:

 

I know that's what he said, but I'm not sure that a goblin would know the difference. Perhaps I should trust the goblin more.

 

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I think I'll leave that to the more credulous.

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33 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:

 

I know that's what he said, but I'm not sure that a goblin would know the difference. Perhaps I should trust the goblin more.

 

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I think I'll leave that to the more credulous.

Let's be fair... Just cause he's the Emperor Of The Moon, doesn't necessarily mean he lives there. 

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