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Postby Excuse_boy on Thu Feb 22, 2001 3:22 am

very strange...
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Postby broberds on Thu Feb 22, 2001 3:23 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>Does everyone agree I should change my
post up above to state that Cyril <I>did not,
under any circumstances,</I> invent the Cyrillic
alphabet, and that such a conjecture is as
silly as the notion that a Cherokee named after
a tree could invent an alphabet?<P>I think the thread would read better if I did...<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>You should also debunk that ridiculous "Mr. Watson! Come here!" story. Such poppycock!<P>------------------
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Postby Guest on Thu Feb 22, 2001 3:47 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by broberds:
<B> You should also debunk that ridiculous "Mr. Watson! Come here!" story. Such poppycock!
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>It sho'nuff iz De<I>bunk</I>!
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Postby ThomasKDye on Thu Feb 22, 2001 8:48 am

She's just a girl who can't say "nyet." She's in a terrible fix.<P>This pointless post brought to you by the letter "R" (backwards).<P>------------------
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Postby broberds on Thu Feb 22, 2001 9:21 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ThomasKDye:
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This pointless post brought to you by the letter "R" (backwards).
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I've always wondered why the guy who invented Cyrillic put all those backwards letters in there. Would it have killed him to use forward letters like everybody else?<P>------------------
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Postby BoxJam on Thu Feb 22, 2001 9:30 am

I think his name was 'Cyril.'<P>You know how Cyrils are...<P>------------------
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Postby Guest on Thu Feb 22, 2001 9:40 am

Have you ever heard <I>spoken</I> Russian?
It <B>sounds</B> as if they're talking backwards!<P>What could be more natural than to have backwards
letters, then?
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Postby broberds on Thu Feb 22, 2001 10:14 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>I think his name was 'Cyril.'
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>You scoff, but it really <I>was</I> invented by a guy named Cyril. <A HREF="http://www.vacation.net.gr/p/theshist.html" TARGET=_blank>Dig</A>.<P>------------------
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Postby BoxJam on Thu Feb 22, 2001 10:35 am

<strike>Who said I scoffed?</strike>
Cyril did not, under any circumstances, invent the Cyrillic alphabet. Such a conjecture is as silly as the notion that a Cherokee named after a tree could invent an alphabet.<P>------------------
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Postby broberds on Thu Feb 22, 2001 10:52 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>Who said I scoffed?<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Sorry, I meant "scuffed". I was talking about yer shoes.<P>------------------
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Postby Guest on Thu Feb 22, 2001 11:51 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by broberds:
<B> You scoff, but it really <I>was</I> invented by a guy named Cyril. <A HREF="http://www.vacation.net.gr/p/theshist.html" TARGET=_blank>Dig</A>.<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Seriously, as a missionary, he invented
Cyrillic script for the Slavs. He synthesized it
from a combination of Hebrew and Greek.<P>Sequoia (the trees were named after <I>him</I>),
on the other hand started out illiterate.
He <I>did</I> notice that white men could
record speech as characters. After 20 years
of experiment (including ideograms which he
gave up on as too clumsy), he invented
<B>written Cherokee</B>!
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Postby BoxJam on Thu Feb 22, 2001 12:05 pm

Does everyone agree I should change my
post up above to state that Cyril <i>did not,
under any circumstances,</i> invent the Cyrillic
alphabet, and that such a conjecture is as
silly as the notion that a Cherokee named after
a tree could invent an alphabet?<P>I think the thread would read better if I did...<P>------------------
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Postby DeadLander on Fri Feb 23, 2001 5:05 am

Russian doesn't sound like speaking backwards, It sounds like speaking gibberish an octave lower of your usual voice.
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Postby BoxJam on Fri Feb 23, 2001 11:43 am

There.<P>------------------
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Postby broberds on Sat Feb 24, 2001 12:50 pm

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>There.
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Where???<P>------------------
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Postby BabyJ on Sun Feb 25, 2001 4:17 am

Scarlet Pimperwhat?!!<P>Mike "I voted 'max' at 6am" Leffel
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Postby broberds on Sun Feb 25, 2001 5:18 am

And there's STILL only 2 at this time. <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspot.com/KeenBoard/frown.gif"><P>------------------
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Postby BabyJ on Sun Feb 25, 2001 9:36 am

I hope this doesn't mean I have to marry Max.<P><P>------------------
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Postby broberds on Mon Feb 26, 2001 1:59 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
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Try it, then when it 404's, reload it.
Duzzat work?
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Hah! It took a few tries but I got it. It's ossom.<P>------------------
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Postby broberds on Mon Feb 26, 2001 2:14 am

I'm afraid it does, but don't worry. It'll just be one of those phony marriage of convenience deals. Max'll just tippy-toe around; you won't even know he's there.<P>------------------
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Postby BoxJam on Mon Feb 26, 2001 2:31 am

Now I can't get it.<P>Let's try this:<P><img src=http://www.geocities.com/boxjam/gt022601.gif>
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Postby broberds on Mon Feb 26, 2001 3:20 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>Now I can't get it.
Let's try this:
<img src=http://www.geocities.com/boxjam/gt022601.gif>
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Looks like Gee-Ossities is doing the old "now you 404 it, now you don't" trick again. I remember they used to do that way back in 1997 when I had my page there. <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspot.com/KeenBoard/frown.gif"><P>------------------
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Postby BoxJam on Mon Feb 26, 2001 7:29 am

I voted, but I bet a lot of people don't see
the poll since it's 'below the fold.'<P>------------------
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Postby frunk on Mon Feb 26, 2001 7:46 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>I voted, but I bet a lot of people don't see
the poll since it's 'below the fold.'
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Didn't see it either. Thanks for pointing it out.<P>And despite Max's obvious charms I went with Annie.
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Postby broberds on Mon Feb 26, 2001 10:15 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BoxJam:
<B>I voted, but I bet a lot of people don't see the poll since it's 'below the fold.'
</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Yeah I know. I oughta put a link to the poll up top. It's just that I finally got the page neatly organized. I also had the gumption to take down the holiday card thing; kinda like taking down yer Christmas lights in February. <P>------------------
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