Date: Nov 23, 2012 6:07 PM
Subject: Re: Stephen Fry does something no human has ever done before
On Nov 23, 11:19 am, "Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway"
> "Mahipal" wrote in message
> On Nov 22, 2:23 pm, "Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway"
> <LordAndroc...@November2012.org> wrote:
> > "Mahipal" wrote in message
> > On Nov 22, 2:51 am, "Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of
> > Medway"<LordAndroc...@November2012.org> wrote:
> > > "Mahipal" wrote in message
> > > On Nov 19, 6:58 pm, "Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway"
> > [trim]
> > > One simple question, why allow me to think that Pink Floyd is
> > > "whatever you are talking about" as if you are unfamiliar with them?
> > > Why mislead me so? Obviously you know of them. Was my capitalization
> > > off or some such?
> > > =====================================================
> > > As an erstwhile parent of teenagers I once reluctantly permitted a
> > > recording
> > > of some crashing and bashing to be played on my stereo during a party
> > > many
> > > years ago. That unpleasant experience is the sum total of my knowledge
> > > of
> > > said Pink Rock, and best forgotten.
> > Pink Floyd is not your Pink Rock. Let's just agree to that much.
> > ==================================================
> > I can neither agree nor disagree, I merely related to you the extent of my
> > knowledge
> > of your fucking ugly crap because you asked and which I said was best
> > forgotten.
> > <trimming your commercial plug for the crap you like, I'm not fucking
> > interested in your noisy pink shit>
> Ok. There's no need to agree on tastes. Though I would love to, I
> really do not work plugging for Pink Floyd. Besides we were discussing
> our teenagers and experiences with them.
> There I do disagree.
> "Pink Floyd is not your Pink Rock" is NOT discussing teenagers, it is an
> attempt to discuss your ugly pink noise, whether you call it rock or floyd.
> > [trim]
> > > Why ever get mad at me?! There's no reason to do that. I rather enjoy
> > > discussing the Universe with you John. Play nice.
> > > =================================================================
> > > I don't get mad, I walk away. I appreciate sarcasm but only if I know
> > > it.
> > > And do not presume me to be nice, I have never claimed to be.
> > Understood, and mad was a poor choice of word by me.
> > [trim]
> > > Nice looking rock candy. Impressive extruded "MARGATE ROCK" writing.
> > > Why can't it be Green though?
> > > ============================================================
> > > Giuseppe Verde wasn't into rock, he preferred Oprah.
> > Opera I can listen too, don't even want to type the five letter string
> > that you've written. Lord, I suspect your keyboard has been hijacked
> > by autocorrect. Look behind you. Be safe.
> > =================================================
> > Egads! I wrote earlier (which you snipped)
> A mere polite trim is no snip. We've discussed beyond the trims by
> I was merely stating fact, not commenting on your etiquette.
> > "Floyd Pink of rock candy (with "Margate" extruded all the way through it)
> > cannot be disguised as Green Joe of Opera Winfrey"
> > Virdy - Verde - Giuseppe - Joe Green - Opera - Oprah. YOU started the play
> > on
> > words, I suspect your brain has been hijacked by gottasnip.
> Very funny play on words. I get it, I think. I still cannot type the
> end word in that sequence.
> gottasnip = got to snip, an often impulsive need to remove words
> unnecessarily (impossible on paper without censorship) and a new
> practice made possible only by the computer.
> In days of old when letters were bold and postage was invented,
> Man sent mail on the back of a snail and had to be contented.
> Word play games existed before I was born.
> Used to Gettting Punnished daily in every Media manifestation. As if
> that's the only form of joking modern journalists and comedians --
> perhaps the two are one and the same behind the curtains -- available
> to reach and keep Audience Kind.
> John do not take most trimming, especially mine, as rude snipping. You
> erroneously called john, in another thread, a cretin after he had
> liked your response by posting "Perfect!" regards your words. Your
> reactions are staged to be confrontational, even where none is
> Perhaps if you cited the "Perfect!" post I might see what point you are
> making, after years of cynical experience with usenet I probably read it as
> sarcasm. You've seen through me, I am confrontational. Here is my take on
> snipping (or trimming as you prefer to call it). When a topic is exhausted
> and agreement is reached (or agreement to differ, as we must when it turns
> to mere opinion such as your pink flood) then snip, the topic is closed.
> Differing opinions by their very nature cannot be resolved to either party's
> satisfaction. However, it is often the case (and I'm not accusing you of
> this) that some newsgroup contributor makes a non-factual opinion as though
> it were fact that is so outrageous I'll snip anything following it without
> bothering to read the rest and challenge him immediately. For example: "The
> universe is finite", or "aether permeates all of space", or "God made
> everything". Or I may killfile him immediately, depending on my mood. But
> for the most part, I do not snip, I'm open to discussion either to have my
> own mind changed or to change the mind of the other correspondent. There are
> occasions when I'll say "Yes, that's a very good point, I hadn't thought of
> that" and learn something. For example, Henry Wilson pointed out an apparent
> time contraction and expansion which I had previously overlooked. See if
> this fascinates you and try to explain it:http://www.britastro.org/vss/gifc/00918-ck.gif
> Know your friends despite the abundance of abusive
> discussion killing UseNutters just waiting, at their fancy latest
> greatest Black Friday cheap bought keyboards, to pounce.
> > > > You are forever an Asian Yankee.
> > > For the sake of discussion, if I migrate out of USA tomorrow, a strong
> > > possibility given the recent wave of reverse migrations across Earth,
> > > will I still be this Asian Yankee, because of History? If I just move
> > > South, like to Florida, since I like warmer weather, will I then be a
> > > Asian Confederate?
> > > I am forever sure I am not fond of being labeled in any way at all.
> > > =======================================================
> > > Can't be helped. I'm labelled a Limey because British sailors ate limes
> > > to avoid vitamin C deficiency and scurvy.
> > > Go to Texas instead, they are more likely to secede from the union than
> > > any other state. Florida is made of retirees, no industry there except
> > > golf.
> > It's golf and tennis weather in Florida. I could live with that.
> > ===================================================
> > It's golf and tennis weather in Texas. You could live with that too.
> > <shrug>
> Sure, Italy or France would be nice too. London weather, not so
> suitable, the whole year round. Presently I remain grounded in
> I found the contrasting weather (cold in winter, hot in summer) of the
> North Eastern USA preferable to the constant heat of Florida, where there
> are only three seasons: summer, rainy season, summer, short spring.
> London is even worse, the temperature can be 40 degrees in January
> or July and the sun not appear for weeks at a time. But I'm not here
> for the weather or golf or tennis, I have an electric wheelchair and a
> free bus pass, the buses have electrically operated wheelchair ramps.
> > [trim]
> > > That's funny. Give me back the tea! I want to take home my colonies
> > > too!
> > > =====================================================
> > > AFAIK it's still at the bottom of Boston harbour. Perhaps it was
> > > Japanese
> > > tea.
> > Tea is biodegradable. It's there only in spirit. But you knew that.
> > =======================================================
> > So are taxes.
> Taxes may readily be in coins.
> Pay up and you can collect your tea, it grows on trees (well, bushes).
> > > Siobhan is a beautiful name, meaning God's grace. I did look it up but
> > > also had met a nice young waitress who has that name and she shared
> > > its origins. At the same bar from where the blimey Police entrapped me
> > > for my pending DUI charge. Good news, I have got my driving privileges
> > > restored. If I drank only tea, I would not be in this legal mess.
> > > What's funny is, of the strange country this, is they keep drilling
> > > into my head that it's the "Land of the Free" and yet it does not feel
> > > like it. Is that blatant DoubleSpeak or what?! Feels more like a Human
> > > Farm. Always forced to contemplate, what means this Free?
> > > ===================================================
> > > Freedom of speech is guaranteed in the bill of rights. All men are born
> > > free and equal except African slaves. All women are equal but Hillary
> > > Clinton is more equal than others.
> > > <http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2033771,00.html>
> > > Yankee squaw speak with forked tongue.
> > > -- This message is brought to you from the keyboard of
> > > Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway
> > The Bill of Rights? Is all capitalization universally at risk
> > suddenly?
> > same ashttp://tinyurl.com/bls9cvdwhichreinforces what I've
> > expressed before... beware of Law Enforcement. Beware of Job
> > Enforcement as well.
> > ======================================================
> > And you want to go to Florida for the weather?
> Well, the news article just happened to be in Today's Media.
> [trim, my words only. Ok? Ok.]