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Old 05-22-2008, 11:24 AM   #376
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A joke is irritating you? Someone trying to lighten your mood, make you laugh, is irritating you?
Are you sure its not something else?

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I was good at 9s because Sister French-fry (Francis) made me write them on the board like a hundred times.
9s are easy for me because at some point, a math teacher taught me how to do them on my fingers. Shame it only works with 9s...
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:26 AM   #377
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Good pointage!
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:32 AM   #378
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jinx, how do you do it with your fingers?
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:35 AM   #379
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Humor Dictators. Heil Happy!!!!
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:35 AM   #380
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I learned a way to remember them that was unique - can't write it out here, but it makes them so easy... searching for a link - not happening. It was something about subtract one from the number and then add whatever was necessary to make nine... 9x8 - one less than 8 =7 add 2 to equal nine. Hence the answer is 72. I dunno after looking at the link I prefer Jinx's method.
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:37 AM   #381
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Hold you hands up in front of you side by side, start on the far left and put one finger down at a time. Putting the first finger down (X1) leaves 9 up. Putting the second finger down (X2) leaves 1 then 8 more, 3rd finger - 2 then 7 etc etc.... kwim?
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:37 AM   #382
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Call it what you will. Clone threads didn't seem particularly funny even in the beginning. After the first dozen or so...
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:39 AM   #383
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S'not irritating me more than any other day, but I'm not now and have never been a fan of clone threads. Especially as interesting thread drift typical of the Cellar means I feel obliged to read them all, and usually don't get anything in return.

I'd find them much funnier if they were in a thread of their own, like Replies to the Cellar Tag Line.

Just my opinion.
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:44 AM   #384
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But the fact is, you don't have to read them. I find many thread types completely irritating, I won't enumerate them here...but I don't admonish the thread-makers for making the thread. I can choose to not read "Why I have 39 pairs of socks and how I wash them and what color they are and how this is relevant to world peace."
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:48 AM   #385
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Hold you hands up in front of you side by side, start on the far left and put one finger down at a time. Putting the first finger down (X1) leaves 9 up. Putting the second finger down (X2) leaves 1 then 8 more, 3rd finger - 2 then 7 etc etc.... kwim?
I think I got you. But it would be more fun to see it in a video.
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Old 05-22-2008, 12:01 PM   #386
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I can choose to not read "Why I have 39 pairs of socks and how I wash them and what color they are and how this is relevant to world peace."
I can refer you to some sock knitting sites . . . .
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Old 05-22-2008, 12:04 PM   #387
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okay, I didn't see this discussion on clone threads here before I posted my thread. sorry.

too much of a bad thing, perhaps.
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Old 05-22-2008, 12:10 PM   #388
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Sorry guys. I hope I didn't offend any of you. We all have a right to our opinions...but I get a little excited when expressing mine.
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Old 05-22-2008, 12:16 PM   #389
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i hope you are all offended....cuz...fuck you.
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Old 05-22-2008, 12:18 PM   #390
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okay, yay! when and where!

oh wait . . . married. Darn!

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