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    what is the name of this thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by footle plump
    I am locking the thread. Next person to come here gets to name the next Corral.
    thanks for the fine opportunity

    anyone familiar with raymond smullyan? you will surely recognize the title of the new "yak corral" thread
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    a few suggestions...

    the place I go when I totally want to throw some time down the toilet talking to weirdos like me.
    “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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    Sorry - no weirdos are available at this time. Please hold on while we try to contact Pat & Rudy.
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    ur codings are working excelent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by r937 View Post
    thanks for the fine opportunity

    anyone familiar with raymond smullyan? you will surely recognize the title of the new "yak corral" thread
    I had dinner with him once. Does that count?
    If it's not practically useful, then it's practically useless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blindman View Post
    I had dinner with him once. Does that count?
    absolutely... what did you guys talk about?

    i would feel extremely intimidated in the presence of someone like that

    (someone like smullyan, not blindman -- i'd feel only partially intimidated near blindman, aware that i couldn't match him in chess or sql server internals, but confident i could take him on in many other arenas)
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    How about "The Yak-a-torium" (or some variation on the theme)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tosscrosby View Post
    How about "The Yak-a-torium" (or some variation on the theme)?
    wait about a thousand posts, and you can start the next thread
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    Quote Originally Posted by r937 View Post
    absolutely... what did you guys talk about?

    i would feel extremely intimidated in the presence of someone like that

    (someone like smullyan, not blindman -- i'd feel only partially intimidated near blindman, aware that i couldn't match him in chess or sql server internals, but confident i could take him on in many other arenas)
    Honestly, he bored us with rather stale magic tricks.

    I am much more intimidating, and I'm better at slight of hand as well.

    Ironically, he asked us our opinion on his magic tricks, and half of us at the table were habitual liars while the other half always told the truth......
    If it's not practically useful, then it's practically useless.

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    There is a catch phrase used on one of ESPN Football shows. They use it to show ridiculous and funny plays. The phrase is "Come on man!" .. we should name the next thread something to that effect since we always have to do that when the forum becomes ridiculously dicky (as poots, I think, put it).

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    Quote Originally Posted by blindman View Post
    ... and half of us at the table were habitual liars while the other half always told the truth......
    now ~that's~ funny!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by blindman View Post
    Ironically, he asked us our opinion on his magic tricks, and half of us at the table were habitual liars while the other half always told the truth......
    That made me smile

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    Quote Originally Posted by GDMI, View Post
    The phrase is "Come on man!" ..
    that's monday night countdown with chris (boom) berman, coach mike, keyshawn, cris carter, and tom jackson

    key invented the segment, and it's called "C'Mon Man"

    there are some pretty crappy youtube clips, this is one of the better quality ones... YouTube - C'mon Man!
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    US Citizen and Immigration Services makes me nervous. I submitted a pile of paperwork two weeks ago, and it found its way into the system and *knock on wood* everything seems to be doing OK and going as expected. How scary is that?
    aka "Paul"
    Non est ei similis.

    I just read "100 Things To Do Before You Die". I was surprised that "Yell for help!!" wasn't one of them

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    I must admit I prefer "Yak Corral XI" (or VIIIIII for Poots). It just seems to loose it's sense of continuity when it's called something totally different.

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    sorry, mike, but i don't particularly like having a "sense of continuity" with a bunch of cranky old geezers at sqlteam.com
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