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@Aleeve (but anyone can join in).........

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Lighthouse
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.....and tell us what you are!
forgot to mention..Aquarius (Verseau)
http://www.ehow.com/how_219327.....arius.html

Posted 6 years ago
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Scott
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How about an Aquarius Only forum?

Posted 6 years ago
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Aleeve
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Why is this forum called @Aleeve?

Posted 6 years ago
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Lighthouse
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cos it was a reply to something you asked me! (and I don't think I answered)
You Aquarius Scott?

Posted 6 years ago
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Aleeve
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Oh yeah, I remember now :)

Ok, well I'm Capricorn (but don't really pay much attention to horoscopes, load of rubbish if you ask me!)

Anybody else come from the UK?

Posted 6 years ago
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Aleeve
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posted twice damn,

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Lighthouse
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Oh no you didn't...

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Aleeve
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Well I did at first but then I edited it, to say 'posted tiwce, damn'
is there a delete button?

Posted 6 years ago
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Lighthouse
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Ah no. What you have to do is edit your second post with a technically astounding explanation of why it happened. And still nobody will believe you

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Aleeve
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Which is exactly what I did!
Come one, you can get much more techninal than 'posted twice, damn'

because damn is actually an acronym for 'dangerously awful microsoft nerds' which is actually technical language, and also using acronyms is a very kighly prized skill

Hope I didn't offend anyone!!! :P

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Lighthouse
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well, whs says "bugger" every now and again.
and "damn" does not necessarily have any religious or sexual connotations, I think it's OK.
BUT, I am not a moderator!

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Aleeve
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ok then :P

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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what about dsl (damn small linux)

Posted 6 years ago
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Lighthouse
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Perfectly allowed (as that is what it's called)

Posted 6 years ago
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whs
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The problem with language is that each generation has their own standards. What may be totally acceptable to an 18 year old may sound offensive to a 60 year old. As far as I have seen, we have at least 3 generations on the Forum on a regular basis. Some of us more mature guys had to reign in a few of the youngsters a couple of times. But the youngsters did not do that in a vicious way, I think. For them it was "daily language". So it is very difficult to draw the line. In addition you have many nationalities. Maybe some of you remember my discussion with jd on the word "hick". To me that did not sound offensive and translated into my language as "farmer, slow guy" and alike. But jd quoted the american interpretation of the Wikipedia and I guess in the US it comes across differently. So I think best is to make each other aware of the pitfalls and act accordingly - but then we don't want to be competely sanitized either. I still like "bugger" which I picked up many years ago in the UK and "moron" which I picked up in the US.

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Lighthouse
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@whs. Aleeve sent you a nice pic (on another thread)

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whs
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On which thread and is it a pic or a link? I hate search parties..

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Aleeve
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:P
I was wondering which one i sent too - I have added lots of pics today!

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Lighthouse
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Do I have to do all the hard work?

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Lighthouse
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If it's an instant problem (like hitting your thumb with a hammer) I say s**t
If it's a longer sort of problem I say m***e

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