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The Ready Reckoner...

1 - The U.S. of A. is not all that she is made out to be
2 - Capitalism when done right is the right thing
3 - Socialism when done right is the right thing
4 - Genetic predisposition exists
5 - Genetic predisposition should not exist
6 - Racism is universal
7 - There are no universal truths
8 - I want love
9 - Oh! Shiny
10 - Freedom is costly
11 - 10 is an oxymoron
12 - Hehe! He said moron!
13 - Exceptions are not rules
14 - Exceptions prove the rule
15 - Exceptions do not return value
16 - Violence is valid
17 - Violence invalidates
18 - Moron!
19 - Fucking Moron!
20. [grin, duck, run]
21.  And you can't use Google to find that out because...?
22. That's what I get for trying to get some conversation going. Some 19 doing a 23.
23. Thanks for stating the obvious. Moron.
24. This thread has gone south (or, west)
25. Reducing the fundamental arguments to catalogued & readily repeatable will either free us from our past, or doom us all to a life of reciting obscure numbers for eternity.
26. Salad cream
27. Fruit Show.

100011011. If we re-worked the idea into a binary system, we could recite a single number and it would encompass all of the arguments we wanted to make.

In Hex then...FA

28. I made it to the sidebar!
29. (this line intentionally left blank)
30. Deadpan. Gales of laughter ensued.
31. I've always thought Joel was full of sound advice, and followed his stuff for years, but this recent article just goes to show he's really lost the plot.
32.  I have a PhD.
33.  Poo
34: I wish muppet would stop dragging ? here
  a: psychopaths
  b: damsels in distress
  c: stupid news links
  d: people who post muppet posts who just keep the stupid thing going
35.  muppet is a troll.
36. I feel so left out.
37.  Don't feed the trolls.
38. When do you people ever get any work done/don't you have anything better to do than to post here?
39.  Drat, Aaron beat me to it. (insert any name in Aaron's place)
40. Prove it.
41. Disprove it.
42. The Babel Fish <full text on request>
43. I already said that.
44. That 43 was prime.
45. Anybody want some gmail invites?
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January 25th, 2006 5:43pm
46. Wahhh I want the old archive, wahhhh I want a forum that looks exactly like ?off. Wahhhh
Permalink Panzy Prissy Pants 
January 25th, 2006 5:46pm
47. fart
Permalink ricky_wk_tsang@yahoo.ca 
January 25th, 2006 5:48pm
Heh.  Number 35.  Heh.
Permalink AllanL5 
January 25th, 2006 5:48pm
39
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January 25th, 2006 5:49pm
Chronology of recent events:

34: I wish muppet would stop dragging ? here
a: psychopaths

8 - I want love

16 - Violence is valid
17 - Violence invalidates

40. Prove it.
41. Disprove it.

37.  Don't feed the trolls.

24. This (forum) has gone south (or, west)

36. I feel so left out.

31. I've always thought Joel was full of sound advice, and followed his stuff for years, but this recent article just goes to show he's really lost the plot.

10 - Freedom is costly

9 - Oh! Shiny
Permalink Panzy Prissy Pants 
January 25th, 2006 5:55pm
Uh Oh ... my email address!!!
Permalink Rick Tang 
January 25th, 2006 6:00pm
Rick, if you hadn't pointed that out I'd never have noticed. :)
Permalink Send private email Mat Hall 
January 25th, 2006 6:05pm
I know.

Harm's done anyway. Awaiting spam in my mailbox...
Permalink Rick Tang 
January 25th, 2006 6:05pm
wtf
Permalink Send private email John Haren 
January 25th, 2006 7:04pm
The Ready Reckoner was a thread on off you could use to shorthand your responses.
Permalink Send private email Jeff Barton 
January 25th, 2006 7:23pm
Dates from August - and is why you'd occasionally see people post "18" ;-)
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January 25th, 2006 7:30pm
I always preferred 19.
Permalink Send private email Mat Hall 
January 25th, 2006 7:32pm
I once managed to get in a 42.
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January 25th, 2006 7:42pm
I remember that cynic, it was beautifully done, too.
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January 25th, 2006 8:08pm

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