Author Topic: Loch Ness Monster seen as real dinosaur in biology books taught in Louisiana  (Read 3962 times)

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Hahaha! "double click left butt cheek"
Hmmm, I'm working on a couple of user guides right now. I wonder if I could work this in there...
"We’ve thought of life by analogy with a journey, with pilgrimage which had a serious purpose at the end, and the THING was to get to that end; success, or whatever it is, or maybe heaven after you’re dead. But, we missed the point the whole way along; It was a musical thing and you were supposed to sing, or dance, while the music was being played.

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Hahaha! "double click left butt cheek"
Hmmm, I'm working on a couple of user guides right now. I wonder if I could work this in there...
What a spanking good idea!
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Yes but then which way around would he face in your hand? If he faced towards your wrist the scroll wheel would be in his butt crack and you'd be click 'left buttock' or 'right buttock'. If he faced the other way you'd be continually poking him in the eyes and using his lips as the scroll device; which means he'd probably bite you. Thus I don't think Asmo would make a suitable mouse replacement.

Funny how we take these things for granted, it seems so obvious to me how to use a mouse, if teaching another people the first thing I'd assume is that they also knew how to use it properly.

This one guy mentioned something that I think is very true, computers are one of the many things that younger generations know more about than older generations. It seems odd to some and the reverse of the natural order of things. I was already older than the age that people are exposed to PC these days when my father got his first PC -  I was around 10 or 11 - but he didn't let anyone really use it. People of my age are like the first or last of a "transitional species" :P
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Referring to a 'mouse' is very confusing to old people.  They might try to use a real mouse, and get bitten.  We should call the computer version an 'Asmo'. ;)
Yes but then which way around would he face in your hand? If he faced towards your wrist the scroll wheel would be in his butt crack and you'd be click 'left buttock' or 'right buttock'. If he faced the other way you'd be continually poking him in the eyes and using his lips as the scroll device; which means he'd probably bite you. Thus I don't think Asmo would make a suitable mouse replacement.

*just considered orienting Asmo on his back and decided not to describe the inverted reversed control set up!*

I almost want to put googly eyes on my mouse now.
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I just want everyone to know that the Loch Ness Monster really does exist, for what it's worth.  I have a Polaris pool cleaner in my swimming pool, and we have named her "Nessie."  She travels around the pool sucking up dirt and bugs, has a long tail, and terrifies my grandchildren.  They demand that I take Nessie out of the pool before they go swimming.

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I just want everyone to know that the Loch Ness Monster really does exist, for what it's worth.  I have a Polaris pool cleaner in my swimming pool, and we have named her "Nessie."  She travels around the pool sucking up dirt and bugs, has a long tail, and terrifies my grandchildren.  They demand that I take Nessie out of the pool before they go swimming.
Perhaps if you rename it Champy it will all get better.
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They demand that I take Nessie out of the pool before they go swimming.

Quite right!  It might be the gobble-up monster.

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I just want everyone to know that the Loch Ness Monster really does exist, for what it's worth.  I have a Polaris pool cleaner in my swimming pool, and we have named her "Nessie."  She travels around the pool sucking up dirt and bugs, has a long tail, and terrifies my grandchildren.  They demand that I take Nessie out of the pool before they go swimming.

 :D Cute! And I don't blame them at all. My kiddo isn't fond of pool cleaners, either. She has reasonably long hair for her age, and loves wearing frilly bathing suits, so she's always worried that the pool cleaner will detach itself from the bottom of the pool and hunt her down and in her words "suck me up and eat me for dinner!"


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LOL

I used to love messing with the pool cleaner when I was young. My parents had to protect it from me, and not me from it. ;D
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LOL

I used to love messing with the pool cleaner when I was young. My parents had to protect it from me, and not me from it. ;D
This would explain a lot. No wonder that the other pool cleaners feel the need to terrorize other kids. Its the low self esteem.
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Religion is a by product of fear. For much of human history, it may have been a necessary evil, but why was it more evil than necessary? Isn't killing people in the name of God a pretty good definition of insanity. - Arther C. Clarke

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LOL

I used to love messing with the pool cleaner when I was young. My parents had to protect it from me, and not me from it. ;D
This would explain a lot. No wonder that the other pool cleaners feel the need to terrorize other kids. Its the low self esteem.

Could be, but this isn't necessarily the case. Some pool cleaners found a good ally in me when it came to terrorising other kids. ;)
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