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  1. #1
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    Quote of the Week - Nominations

    Merely a bit of fun.

    Every so often one of us notes a particularly funny, profound, evocative phrase in a post on the board. Informally we sometimes refer to it as Quote of the Week.

    Reference the quote here. First week is extended (coz I only thought of it on a Thursday....) to 23:59PM Sunday 24th Feb. Nominations can be after this but the quote must have been posted on or before. You can't nominate yourself.
    Nominate & post a link. You can vote for the best on the 25th (or so - depends when I can be bothered setting up the poll and whether or not anyone is fussed in the first place).

    EDIT - addition to the rules. Someone has pointed out that this could become either an in-joke or a place to post links to put down or flame wars. Certainly this shouldn't be the case. Anyone can nominate and nominations from people that don't necessarily post 30 gazillion posts a week are especially welcome. To try to ensure that no quotes that are in some manner defaminatory against another user get undue attention, please use your good sense. It's impossible to come up with any hard and fast rules. I'll moderate nominations in any event. This is, afterall, supposed to be light hearted.
    EDIT - further clarification - any nominations are to be positive. You don't nominate someone for saying something dumb.
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    I nominate PatP.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pat Phelan
    Unless you are the compuslive type that will go into a beehive and remove the non-productive bees with a tweezers, then I'd leave the spids alone.
    http://www.dbforums.com/newreply.php...eply&p=6321728

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    Here's my nomination
    Quote Originally Posted by pootle flump
    Quote Originally Posted by AccessUser
    .. and poots .. if you call her [Ms Clinton] 'hottie' one more time i am going to throw up ..
    Butterfly flaps its wings in Australia, hurricanes on the Isle of Wight.

    Flump gleefully hammers six keys in UK .....

    HOTTIE
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    Am I allowed more than one nomination?
    Quote Originally Posted by Thrasymachus
    to say this shows the same about you and triggers. the biggest problem with triggers are developers not understanding how to code them properly or when to properly use them.

    In and of themselves, they are not evil. In the right hands, a hammer is a tool and in the wrong hands it is a weapon.
    http://www.dbforums.com/showpost.php...51&postcount=6
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    Quote Originally Posted by pootle flump
    You don't nominate someone for saying something dumb.
    ...and you say this after you nominated me? Almost everything I say is dumb!

    -PatP

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    That was a very poor choice of pages to explain a phrase from the Japanese culture, although it might very well explain how venture capital firms use it. If it does, that firm does not have much clue about Japanese culture.

    Find a reference that includes "Mikato" or "Sho-Gun" and you'll be a whole lot closer to the way I used the term. Culturally correct references are probably hard to find already translated into English, but the page that r937 cited is way off the mark from the way that I used/intended the phrase.

    -PatP

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    I finally got to use this one in the Corral today; it's one of my favourites so I'm entering it
    If you give someone a program, you will frustrate them for a day; if you teach them how to program, you will frustrate them for a lifetime.
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    Another contendor
    Quote Originally Posted by mike_bike_kite
    The nice thing about this thread is how it can switch from tits to philosophy without even pausing for breath.
    http://www.dbforums.com/showpost.php...ostcount=12632
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    If it's not practically useful, then it's practically useless.

    blindman
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    Quote Originally Posted by blindman
    May I nominate one of my posts?:
    No, you can't (see poot's rules in post #1 of this thread).

    That's Ok, I'll nominate that post anyway. Both a great quote and a nice summary of the thread that it is from.

    -PatP

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    Quote Originally Posted by pootle flump
    ....You can't nominate yourself.....
    Quote Originally Posted by blindman
    You know - you can lead some horses....
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    ur codings are working excelent.

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    Someone else could nominate you.

    And we never had a poll for the last lot! I'm on t'case.
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    ur codings are working excelent.

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    are you on the pole?
    “If one brings so much courage to this world the world has to kill them or break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.” Earnest Hemingway, A Farewell To Arms.

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    OMFG - who forced a poll into my post?

    I feel .... violated .... and confused.

    I bet his last name starts with the same letter as his first name.
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