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#1 scott

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 01:48 AM

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#2 Ron

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 07:31 AM

Cheers to the departed, and cheers to those who continue to answer the call.
Every hour is green hour. -Hedonmonkey

Sometimes bad just gets so bad that it breaks thru to the other side and becomes good. - Phoenix

#3 scuto

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 04:01 PM

Indeed.
"The Saint when he is drinking/Is also pleasing God/As if he were praying and singing." - Angelus Silesius, quoted in Simmel's On Individuality and Social Forms, p.391. (Yay for classical sociology!)

"Full bottle in front of me/Time to roll up my sleeves and get to work/And after many glasses of work/I get paid in the brain" - They Might Be Giants "Your Own Worst Enemy."

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#4 scott

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 10:49 AM

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#5 Brian Robinson

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 11:14 AM

Cheers to the departed, and cheers to those who continue to answer the call.

Ditto.
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#6 Joe Legate

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 12:55 PM

And a sincere, heart-felt "Thank you."

#7 OMG_Bill

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 01:00 PM

Absolutely! :heart:
Some folks may cringe each time I use the term "Booze" regarding these high quality drinks.
I mean no offense. There are bottles of extraordinary booze out there. I've tasted a few. Relax.

#8 Absomphe

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 02:20 PM

Indeed! :cheers:

Yes, I'm Krinkles the Clown on an absinthe a beer bender.

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#9 rob fritz

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 03:27 PM

Thank you to the Vets and thank you Scott, that is the first poem that moved something inside me. Raise a glass to all :cheers:

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 04:16 PM

Shit. Has it been another year?
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#11 Joe Legate

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 08:48 PM

Yep. Each one goes by faster, too.

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 11:39 PM

that is the first poem that moved something inside me.

I had a cup of coffee do that to me once.

Oh yeah, and the obligatory belated thanks as well.

Edited by Phoenix, 11 November 2010 - 11:41 PM.

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