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Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By Prodigalson
Don't rush her, Nick.

Don't rush her, Nick.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Prodigalson
Are you saying you're Chinese, Nick?

Are you saying you're Chinese, Nick?
Forum: Introductions Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Prodigalson
You'll find that the more you put into the site,...

You'll find that the more you put into the site, the more you'll get out of it. It works a lot like real life, (which it is - it's real life): you join a group, get to know the people, and exchange...
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6,102
Views: 464,288
Posted By Prodigalson
Ah, yes - the flea seems to be a well-reasoned...

Ah, yes - the flea seems to be a well-reasoned individual, with a propensity for deep thinking, quite above it all, in ways, yet entirely human, too, in ways that only leak out around the edges.
...
Forum: Free Writing 06-15-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,411
Posted By Prodigalson
I ain't no brianpatrick, but I think doing the...

I ain't no brianpatrick, but I think doing the right thing at the right time is a function of luck, more than wisdom.

To know that what you are doing is not only the right thing at the time, but...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-11-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6,102
Views: 464,288
Posted By Prodigalson
Ah, it's good to have the internet, when one's...

Ah, it's good to have the internet, when one's true thoughts are not what anyone in daily life wants to hear. When my little brother died, the sociopathic son of a bitch, these pages were about the...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 06-10-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Prodigalson
Pretty much anything to do with construction or...

Pretty much anything to do with construction or deconstruction. I've run heavy equipment, I can fell a tree exactly where I want it, milk a cow, nurse an injured owl back to health, paint a house,...
Forum: Free Writing 06-08-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Prodigalson
Heh. At the ages y'all are talking about, we were...

Heh. At the ages y'all are talking about, we were playing with .22s.

And I'm with you on the thirty-odd, Mr. Pierce. People say "thirty-aught" a lot of different ways, and I don't think most of...
Forum: Free Writing 06-07-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Prodigalson
When I was a kid, everyone packed around...

When I was a kid, everyone packed around something in the three-ohs - .30-30, .308, .303 British, 30-06, and/or shotguns, of which the 870 was a preferred model. Nowadays, with the cartels and their...
Forum: Free Writing 06-07-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Prodigalson
Also, bullet casings don't end up in what you...

Also, bullet casings don't end up in what you shoot.

What was the metallic 'ting'? A ring on the finger? You leave us hanging on that.

...and how long had this woman been tracking this critter?...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-05-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6,102
Views: 464,288
Posted By Prodigalson
That is not a bad analogy, for one who holds...

That is not a bad analogy, for one who holds steadfastedly for a cure. Hastati, principes, and triarii worked well for the Romans, and their equivalent in the present situation (chemo, radiation, and...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-05-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6,102
Views: 464,288
Posted By Prodigalson
Aye, and I've often wondered what it would be...

Aye, and I've often wondered what it would be like to be with someone long enough to get used to them being there, and then have to face the loss of them. I think that is why I always ran them off or...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-03-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Prodigalson
Of course, the rest of that saying is, "...and...

Of course, the rest of that saying is, "...and black," but that seems to catch up a lot of people.

Liking your tea like your women, "Hot and sweet," is an easy one, and I guess would cover a lot...
Forum: Non-Fiction 06-03-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By Prodigalson
Speaking and writing seem to do it for her, Nick,...

Speaking and writing seem to do it for her, Nick, as far as you're concerned.

Would that we all had someone who was so easy to please with our tongues and our fingers...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-03-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Prodigalson
Back off. Them're mine. I think that's...

Back off. Them're mine.



I think that's Jesus H. Christ.



They're still around, Nacia, but no, I don't think you could get them for tea, unless you knew someone with a plant in their...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 06-03-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By Prodigalson
Which part, the "money is a signpost regarding...

Which part, the "money is a signpost regarding status", or the part about status being important to evolutionary biology?

I came across a study that found that, while the alpha males were fighting...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-26-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By Prodigalson
Well, it sure as hell is divided. "Humanity" as a...

Well, it sure as hell is divided. "Humanity" as a whole couldn't get together and agree on how many toes we have, much less whether to put our faith in a bunch of questionable statistics, or a bunch...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-26-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Prodigalson
Like you say, Hospice helps to clean up the mess....

Like you say, Hospice helps to clean up the mess. Grandma getting cranky because she's dying? No need to run in there every time she cries out, or wants someone to just sit with her - just call...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-24-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 772
Posted By Prodigalson
(Shrugs on green robe) The gay comments are...

(Shrugs on green robe)

The gay comments are off topic.

(Strips back down to skivvies)

That said, those who engage in stereotypical behavior, and are offended that it gives them away, should...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-24-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Prodigalson
I've been with the same woman now for eight years...

I've been with the same woman now for eight years ( a record for me), but two years into our relationship she contracted meningitis and went into a coma for three and a half weeks.

When it came...
Forum: Free Writing 05-24-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah, these were sealed up pretty good. The iffy...

Yeah, these were sealed up pretty good. The iffy ones are ones it looks like he loaded himself -- things like chopped up sheetrock screws and other mangly shit.

I'll probably just shake the powder...
Forum: Free Writing 05-24-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah, Nick, it's that implosion/explosion...

Yeah, Nick, it's that implosion/explosion combination that's the kick -- the sound is wonderful, although you can hear it better with a .22. The new TVs are a bore.

Part of what led me to pick up...
Forum: Free Writing 05-24-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Prodigalson
As a matter of fact, CB, I have died and come...

As a matter of fact, CB, I have died and come back, but there was no shaking around or vibrating. I just watched myself die, became one with the Universe (no long tunnel, no bright light, no line of...
Forum: Poetry 05-24-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah -- I walked around for what was supposed to...

Yeah -- I walked around for what was supposed to be the last couple of days back then, singing the chorus to R.E.M.'s, "It's The End of the World" at the top of my lungs, which was so exhausting I...
Forum: Poetry 05-22-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Prodigalson
I see this was originally written just after the...

I see this was originally written just after the 2012 end of the world (we had so many there for a while).

Were you disappointed?
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