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February 25th, 2012, 22:57
Whenever I get the urge to do something like that, I lie down till the urge goes away!!

If God said it, then that settles it!!

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February 26th, 2012, 01:16

“ Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction.“ (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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February 26th, 2012, 12:03
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Whenever I get the urge to do something like that, I lie down till the urge goes away!!
To misquote Tom Lehrer (in his introduction to "the Irish Ballad" at 1:09), I belong to the true devotees who seem to find doing 60 minutes is twice as funny as doing 30.

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February 26th, 2012, 13:55
Today pibbur is busy assembling kitchen parts. Renovating the kitchen is long overdue, so now several parts of the house is filled with kitchen-part parts. And pibbur is busy using screwdrivers, hammers, angle irons and other tools. To the subtle tunes of "Lis er stille" and "Black Label Society".

Tomorrow people wll invade the house to assemble the parts pibbur haven't assemblied, and put everything in place (hopefully the kitchen, and in the correct positions in the kitchen).

The wife is coming home from visiting father-in-law (my father-in-law, silly. Her father) in Tromsø tonight. And pibbur's work should ideally have been finished by then. Unfortunately pibbur should have started the process a bit earlier.

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February 26th, 2012, 18:13
Today was supposed to be a day for studying, but instead turned out to be a day of watching tv, talking to my girlfriend, watching more tv. How productive is that ?!
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February 26th, 2012, 20:44
Today I saw lots of ancient statues. For a hefty price : 8 Euros is not cheap for a museum here …

And now I know where the Elves' long eary come from : From the Silens and Sartyrs …

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February 26th, 2012, 22:22
Originally Posted by Pladio View Post
Today was supposed to be a day for studying, but instead turned out to be a day of watching tv, talking to my girlfriend, watching more tv. How productive is that ?!
Apart from talking to the GF, I think you've spent the day wisely.

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February 26th, 2012, 22:30
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And now I know where the Elves' long eary come from : From the Silens and Sartyrs …
Silly Alrik. pibbur knows that the first elves were awakened by Eru Ilúvatar near the bay of Cuiviénen during the Years of the Trees.

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February 26th, 2012, 22:33
Originally Posted by pibbur2012 View Post

The wife is coming home from visiting father-in-law (my father-in-law, silly. Her father) in Tromsø tonight. And pibbur's work should ideally have been finished by then. Unfortunately pibbur should have started the process a bit earlier.
You'll be happy to know (well, I guess you won't, who cares) that pibbur managed to finish his tasks before wife arrived. Thanks to somewhat longish transfer time between airport shuttle and train.

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February 26th, 2012, 23:12
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Today was supposed to be a day for studying, but instead turned out to be a day of watching tv, talking to my girlfriend, watching more tv. How productive is that ?!
Spending time with the GF can be very productive!! If you don't believe me, ask HER!! After all my friend, life is not just about doing, it's also about Being!!

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February 29th, 2012, 22:31
Kitchen is finished!

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February 29th, 2012, 22:34
Pictures, please.
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March 1st, 2012, 23:22
Cash mobs were inspired by flash mobs which should not be confused by smart mobs who sometimes appear as distributed mobs and in general is somewhat related to the concept of slime molds.

All according to Wikipedia.

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March 1st, 2012, 23:27
Personally, I prefer Wischmobs. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wischmopp

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March 1st, 2012, 23:36
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Personally, I prefer Wischmobs. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wischmopp
The french ones?

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March 2nd, 2012, 00:06
Well, I must admit that I have never in my whole life come across the word of "Feudel". It might be a regional name, or a professional name. In my family it was never used.

The word "feudal" means "aristocratic", though.

I think that these words sound German because they sound kind of "wedge" or/and "rough". French words, for example, sound incredibl smooth to German ears. Each language has its own "music", and the German one is rather that of a stakkato.

I have honestly no idea how Norwegian words really sound, but written words contain a relatively great number of vowels, which is much higher than even in the German language. The ol language topping the amount of vowels is the Japanese one, at least that's how I subjectively perceive it.

And I once read that people from Japan find that a lot of vowels in words sound "beautiful". (Personally, I even agree to that.) So, I read, that - allegedly - people from Japan artificially include vowels into foreign words top make them sound more … beautiful. Especially if the foreign words sound rather rough, originally.

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March 2nd, 2012, 15:14
You don't need to know that I'm eating this right now : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leberkäse
It's one of the few meat meals I can't live without (despite being 70-80 % vegatarian otherwise).

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March 3rd, 2012, 00:24
According to Big W…Caroline Birley's lifelong love of geology started with stones she collected as a child on family holidays.

Unlike most geologists who can't stand those filthy little things.

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March 3rd, 2012, 13:02
I tried to get into this profession. And yes, I loved (and still do) collecting stones, especially fossils … But I had to drop studying because I was too weak in math-related fiels that were required. Now I know why, but then I didn't.

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March 4th, 2012, 15:50
Jennifer Worth wrote her bestseller "Call the Midwife" in response to an article in the British Midwifery Journal, criticising the lack of midwives in literature.

Something for you writer-wannabes (and for Jaz) out there. Can't say there are many garbage cans, DIPswitches, water bottles and 57 year old bearded, long haired norwegian doctor/software developers with daughters turning hostile in literature either.

says pibbur who also notices the deplorable lack of pibburs

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