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mhrackin
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Re: Progress report????
mhrackin   10/17/2014 9:57:28 AM
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@betajet: "I guessed JFK." I should have remembered that, as I knew I was politically aware when it was said, and although I did like his predecessors (and not his immediate successor), none of those had the lucidity and grasp of history to have come up with that statement.

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Re: Progress report????
betajet   10/16/2014 4:52:59 PM
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I guessed JFK.  I was right: www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=8623

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Re: Relativistic Jiggly Machine
mhrackin   10/16/2014 4:48:21 PM
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@max: re "Holy Socks, Batman!" (and the comments that triggered it): I guess logically those really belong on the "How to make holes..." blog!

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Re: Progress report????
mhrackin   10/16/2014 4:44:22 PM
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@max: that is actually close to a story about a dinner hosted by a US President in the White House (I don't recall who, but it was a long time ago). IIRC, the guests were all Nobel Prize winners or similar luminaries. The president made the welcomong toast, which was "Welcome gentlemen, to the White House! There has not been such acollection of brilliance in this room since Thomas Jefferson dined alone!"

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Re: Relativistic Jiggly Machine
Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 4:44:12 PM
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@mhrackin: I guess that's a hole other story....

"Holy Socks, Batman!"

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Re: Relativistic Jiggly Machine
mhrackin   10/16/2014 4:38:03 PM
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@david: I guess that's a hole other story....

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Re: Progress report????
mhrackin   10/16/2014 4:36:17 PM
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All I can say is...ROFLOLH! The H is for hysterically...

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Re: Progress report????
Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 4:30:29 PM
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@mhrackin: Inquiring minds want to know (and so do we!).

That reminds me of one of the funnier things I said about a week ago (well, it made me laugh).

I'd gone to get a cup of coffee from the kitchen, which adjoins our shared conference room. Two of the senior engineers from the company that owns the building were sitting in the conference room chatting, so I paused to share a few words.

After a couple of minutes, I said something like "The raw intelligence concentrated in this room is terrifying ... there's a danger it could warp the local spacetime..."

Then ,while they were still digesting this I followed up with "So I'll take it out of here and return it to my office," with which I left.

I'm still laughing :-)

 

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Re: Progress report????
Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 4:25:06 PM
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@mhrackin: ...we are all on tenterhooks [...] awaiting a progress report on your "jiggly exercise" diet.

I hang my head in shame -- I haven;t used it thsi week -- my bosses will be delighted to hear that I'm so bvusy I begrudge 10 mins on the machine in the morning and 10 mins in the afternoon, even though I work through lunch.

I MUST get back onto thsi starting tomorrow -- only 4 weeks till my trip to the UK

 

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Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 4:22:45 PM
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@David: ...the unofficial Aussie national anthem (the real one is boring as hell).

The Scottish commedian Billy Connolly once did a really amusing skit on the English National Anthem -- he was talking about the opening ceromonies at the Olympics where all these small countries come out accompanied by bouncy exciting national anthems, then the UK comes out with our slow and pondorous "God... save... our... gracious... Queen..."

He suggested replacing our current anthem with the theme tune from a British radio show called "The Archers" -- which wa sreally funny at the time if you were British and you knew the theme tune to "The Archers" LOL

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