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by trackstar
Yesterday, 4:15 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Re: Stupid question of the day

They are sock suspenders. Garters are worn by ladies and boy scouts.  Point taken. Thank you. and a further thought on your prospective costume.  I think it's a winner - something to delight and/or offend everyone. Lawrence of Arabia. https://www.nam.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2017-02/LawrenceRobes-...
by trackstar
Yesterday, 3:53 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Re: Stupid question of the day

Wait! How do you know the color of Paul’s garters? He has mentioned them here before.  If search is working, you can find the thread where we were talking about sock garters and he told us he even has a pair in gold  lamé.   Not a detail one would forget easily! : ) ** Here you go! Berlin Code of C...
by trackstar
Yesterday, 1:59 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Re: Stupid question of the day

Am invited to an Arabian Nights theme party. What can I wear that isn’t insulting or cultural appropriation? Or should I just drop these friends? Clearly they are not as woke as I. Sounds fun.  Some options: 1) Magician - you even know magic tricks! 2) Sea serpent - blue and green glittery, scaly c...
by trackstar
March 10th, 2019, 12:51 pm
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Topic: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?
Replies: 49
Views: 705

Re: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?

The forum is like community cards, so we can all see you have the 2 of spades, 5 of clubs, 8 of diamonds... I don't have the PM system enabled. With me, WYSIWYG.  http://onlinecasinosedge.com/img/poker-hands.jpg Note: The post preceding this was changed quite substantially after I posted. Fine for a...
by trackstar
March 10th, 2019, 12:47 pm
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Topic: Poker Strategy
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Views: 102

Re: Poker Strategy

...probability theory recommends “bold play”, which in this context probably translates into a very tight-aggressive strategy. Interesting - that is exactly what happened. Fold, fold, fold, then big bets. But sometimes when there was a showdown - neither player had anything much - a pair of twos be...
by trackstar
March 10th, 2019, 12:34 pm
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Topic: Poker Strategy
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Views: 102

Re: Poker Strategy

Cute! I did wear my faux leopard fur hat with the low brim - to good effect. And this came into my mind as I played. My new poker theme song.  88b0OYxdtyM The Battle of Evermore Queen of Light took her bow And then she turned to go, The Prince of Peace embraced the gloom And walked the night alone. ...
by trackstar
March 10th, 2019, 12:11 pm
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Topic: Poker Strategy
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Views: 102

Poker Strategy

So, I was in a poker tournament last night (really - not a dream, not a poem, not a very tall tale! haha). And out of 25 original players, I made it to the final table of 7. But then I was to the first go, albeit after quite a few hands.  :D Two things about the game: 1) This was Texas Hold 'Em, whe...
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 10:46 pm
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Topic: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?
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Views: 705

Re: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?

I have seen a nature program about monkeys where indeed one monkey sounded the alarm so that others would run away and it could eat all of the fruit that had fallen from a  tree. Will see if I can find it on youtube. In fact, I am playing in a poker tournament tonight and will have to be careful abo...
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 9:07 pm
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Topic: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?
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Re: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?

Knowing some people would object vigorously to the UN or a Quango-type entity, I also mentioned sci-fi.

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Have had this on my reading list for awhile and finally a little time traveling...
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 8:02 pm
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Topic: Melodic Metal
Replies: 384
Views: 23575

Re: Melodic Metal

Haha - love that.

Two more before I go - the Dylan classic remade as an '80s metal ballad:
This one always made us happy too, dancing in the living room. : )
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 7:48 pm
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Topic: Melodic Metal
Replies: 384
Views: 23575

Re: Melodic Metal

From Diver Down synched with concert footage. Woo hoo!

On the insurance theme:
Almost NSFW - be careful now. :D
And finally,


Long live the era of MTV. What we watched over here before there was youtube. :D
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 7:22 pm
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Topic: Universe Tea - Blog 2018
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Views: 14179

Re: Universe Tea - Blog 2018

A special treat today. Every now and then I check for Jimi Hendrix on youtube.  Another one of those sad copyright battles... But today this rose to the surface. Concert footage from Royal Albert Hall with some kind of artistic treatment - film collage. Enjoy. : ) Little Wing DuEzdBQXhW8 One reason ...
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 7:16 pm
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Topic: Melodic Metal
Replies: 384
Views: 23575

Re: Melodic Metal

ouch! In my experience, if you accept the bitter with the sweet, that is a longer, more interesting road to travel.  Who wants pink cotton candy, soap bubbles, and happiness all the time?   :D 1lyu1KKwC74 Imagine a symphonic metal version of Bittersweet... - but keep it light and airy. Just like thi...
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 7:01 pm
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Topic: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?
Replies: 49
Views: 705

Re: Would it be a tragedy if humans went extinct?

Some scientific articles exploring that question on communication: Do cephalopods communicate using polarized light reflections from their skin? - JEB Elucidating cuttlefish camouflage - Phys.org describing and article in Nature Sam Reiter et al. Elucidating the control and development of skin patt...
by trackstar
March 9th, 2019, 12:59 am
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Topic: Melodic Metal
Replies: 384
Views: 23575

Re: Melodic Metal

What would you insure in yourself?
Nothing,. Insurance is a scam, Like pension plans, You can't trust trust them.
given judo is pretty much a whole body sport, i think you'd have to insure it all.

A whole lotta Cuchulainn. :D  
And with that, goodnight, Europe!
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