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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:25:15 AM   
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Dude-I know that. My question was meant to illustrate that the concepts of "Yankee" and "Southerner" are foreign to Californians. There's Californians and...well...a bunch of other dudes all of whom wish they were in California. Except for the East Coast thang. That ain't nothing but a G-thang, boyyy.


Well, I'm from the Valley. Thats a double whammie.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:29:07 AM   
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Dude---I know that. Actually the best explaination of Yankee/Rebel/Californian came from a Movie. A Tom Cruise movie , may God help us. "Days of Thunder". When the pit chief tries to Quantify the new driver , a californian , for a southern pit crew member!


"If you're from California, you're not a Yankee. You're not really anything."


We like it that way. Incidentally. Did you know that Californians are the only Americans who dont have an accent?

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:32:49 AM   
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We will see! So when are you going to "kick my @ss"? I seem to recall out last match up was a draw. Extremely bloody , but a draw none the less!


I was thinking about it. Since I got the offer my mood had definitely improved by lightyears. But I'm not sure how much time I would be able to devote to the game when I have a new position to learn.

Like I'm going to have so flippin much time? That's why I play small scenarios. It's five minutes a turn.



Ha! In a small scenario, what would otherwise have been an embarrassing screw-up turns into complete defeat.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:35:27 AM   
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Sorry , my mistake. Might it be "war of the austrian succession"?


The Spanish and Indian War.....French Banana War.....

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:36:48 AM   
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Anyway, i am trying to figure how "Anglais" became "Yankee" in indian language

You can blame the entire state of texas for that one.


No sweat, Gem. We usually blame you guys for anything we cant blame Canada for anyway.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:38:28 AM   
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Europe did have an awful lot of wars in that period , and my problem is 1) My european civ courses were more than 30 years ago ,2) the wars all had different names , depending on who you are talking to.


You 're right, that's why people don't understand...and when they don't understand, they don't trust each others....and start lying and cheating....and it usually end up by a war AFTER talking about...a war....


My favorite still is the trade war called "The war of Jenkin's ear" (by the British).



And by pure coincidence, its start (supposedly) involved an ear that belonged to a guy named Jenkins.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:44:24 AM   
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Hmmm...you guys hear about this stuff going on? Note: 'rough' language used in video.

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/breaking_news_some_bullshit




Direct hit, dude!

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:44:52 AM   
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G'night gents & dudes ... please sort out yourself which category you belong to.


Well, since Steve vehemently opposes being a dude......

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:45:32 AM   
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Dude-I know that. My question was meant to illustrate that the concepts of "Yankee" and "Southerner" are foreign to Californians. There's Californians and...well...a bunch of other dudes all of whom wish they were in California. Except for the East Coast thang. That ain't nothing but a G-thang, boyyy.


Well, I'm from the Valley. Thats a double whammie.


And another new page for me.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:58:33 AM   
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And since theres no one here.....

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 12:59:09 AM   
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....this has the makings of an interesting faber.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 1:07:48 AM   
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....this has the makings of an interesting faber.

Yeah! Go for it, Yuri! ... ummmm ... oops ...never mind.

And how are those conferencers going to get any conferencing done with you hogging the bandwidth all the time trying to get a new page or a faber?

Oh. Congratulations on being employed.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 1:13:04 AM   
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....this has the makings of an interesting faber.

Yeah! Go for it, Yuri! ... ummmm ... oops ...never mind.

And how are those conferencers going to get any conferencing done with you hogging the bandwidth all the time trying to get a new page or a faber?

Oh. Congratulations on being employed.


Thanks Pas. I'm still expecting you to put in a good word for me with the law school, though.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 1:13:16 AM   
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Hmmm...you guys hear about this stuff going on? Note: 'rough' language used in video.

EZ, chick'n'bone, another thread got locked for linking to that. Frankly (and I'm not really Frank), the Onion has gotten a little over the top in recent times with profanity. I like their more subtle, but sharp, pieces.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 1:19:27 AM   
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Thanks Pas. I'm still expecting you to put in a good word for me with the law school, though.

As we say in the legal education biz these days, "If you got the dough, you can go."

On another point, study of linguistic science identifies only limited areas of the American midwest that are devoid of an "accent." California has no definable population that can be studied for the purpose.

Of course, people in those Midwestern areas without an accent also tend to lack smarts - and they seem unreasonably afraid of tornadoes, which makes them oddly psychotic...

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 1:27:04 AM   
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As we say in the legal education biz these days, "If you got the dough, you can go."



Well, as we say among broke people, maybe a word from low acquaintances in high places would reduce the bill.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 1:43:25 AM   
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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 2:21:02 AM   
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Thanks Pas. I'm still expecting you to put in a good word for me with the law school, though.

As we say in the legal education biz these days, "If you got the dough, you can go."

On another point, study of linguistic science identifies only limited areas of the American midwest that are devoid of an "accent." California has no definable population that can be studied for the purpose.

Of course, people in those Midwestern areas without an accent also tend to lack smarts - and they seem unreasonably afraid of tornadoes, which makes them oddly psychotic...


I am from northern New York. I don't have an accent eh.

Now those Canadians on the other side of the river, eh.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 2:22:23 AM   
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The river referenced in the previous post is the St Lawrence River for those of you who don't know geography.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 4:33:45 AM   
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Holy sweet rat pazooties !! Somebody in Chile turned my head back about 40years, and put on a record (yes, a 33 rpm vinyl record) of Fred Neil. Was a session recording of Fred in NY, just after Bleeker & MacDougal. He wrote the “Dolphins”, so forget that Harry Nilsson Hollywood crap, here’s the song from the source; brother Fred in the depths of his first heroin depression – just after Bleeker/Tear Down the Walls. The video is Hollywood Cali rat poop; Fred was a Miami boy, so ignore the visuals.

God, does this bring back memories.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKjAlICPF8M
Do a serious Mich doo-bie and play it real loud.

Studio musicians:
Cyrus (Rusty) Faryar (guitar, bouzouki)
Felix Pappalardi (guitar and guitaron)
Pete Childs (bass and guitaron)
John Forsha (12-string guitar)
Stephen Stills (guitar and mandolin)
John Sebastion ( guitar, harmonica and finger cymbals)

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 5:06:05 AM   
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Well, it's 0'dark:30 down here, and we're drunk as skunks on pisco. Just spent a half hour doing "Bag I'm In" and "Dade County Jail" and I'm exhausted. These people are so cool. Their idea of American music is Fred Neil, Vince Martin, Dave Van Ronk, Rick Von Schmit, Mark Spoelstra, damn, I died and went to heaven and came back as a 20 year old in Chile. Man, I was digging up songs I even forgot I used to know.

Going to die now. There's some trestle tables where we can spread blankets but we have to get up early to go back to camp. Not looking forward to that. Probably won't die just now, but probably wish I could in the morning. We got the Inferno (class V) to do, oh groin.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 8:36:11 AM   
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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 8:44:51 AM   
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My favorite still is the trade war called "The war of Jenkin's ear" (by the British).



Find it; called by spanish (and i learn it like that) "war of Asiento" (from the name of the kind of monopole made by the spanish about the trade with their colonies).
1739 -1748.
In 1742 started war of Austrian succession, that "swallowed" the War of Asiento, wich ended in 1748.

Edit: to be precise
-war of spanish succession 1701-1714
-war of Asiento (Jenkins ear)1739-1748
melted in
-war of austrian succession 1740-1748
-Seven year war 1756-1763
-war of bavarian succession (or "potato's war") 1778-1779.

But i seem to remenber there were many "minor" conflict in between.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 10:21:08 AM   
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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 10:25:28 AM   
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Dude---I know that. Actually the best explaination of Yankee/Rebel/Californian came from a Movie. A Tom Cruise movie , may God help us. "Days of Thunder". When the pit chief tries to Quantify the new driver , a californian , for a southern pit crew member!


"If you're from California, you're not a Yankee. You're not really anything."


We like it that way. Incidentally. Did you know that Californians are the only Americans who dont have an accent?


As a memeber of Jimmy Carter's southern contingent said upon Carter's moving into the White House "we no longer have an accent, you do!".

One might argue that Californians don't have an accent , they have speach impediments. But When I was in the UK I most definately had pointed out to me that Californians do have a accent. There was a Paul Mason wine commercial there making fun of it. The students on exchange from UC Orange that were with us we not amused!

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 10:26:26 AM   
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We will see! So when are you going to "kick my @ss"? I seem to recall out last match up was a draw. Extremely bloody , but a draw none the less!


I was thinking about it. Since I got the offer my mood had definitely improved by lightyears. But I'm not sure how much time I would be able to devote to the game when I have a new position to learn.

Like I'm going to have so flippin much time? That's why I play small scenarios. It's five minutes a turn.



Ha! In a small scenario, what would otherwise have been an embarrassing screw-up turns into complete defeat.


It only hurts for a short time. 2 Weeks invested versus 2 years.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 10:27:33 AM   
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G'night gents & dudes ... please sort out yourself which category you belong to.


Well, since Steve vehemently opposes being a dude......


That's because only in California is being a dude is a good thing.

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 10:29:14 AM   
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Good morning !  Tithe......

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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 10:38:16 AM   
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RE: THE THREAD!!! - 3/16/2010 11:09:53 AM   
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