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Old 11-13-2012, 05:05 PM   #34936
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There is not a cloud in the sky (I thought a big storm was coming). The world looks like a camera filter has been applied, and I am seeing stars because I glanced at the sun. D'oh.

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Old 11-13-2012, 05:21 PM   #34937
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If you can climb inside one of the pyramids then do it. It was amazing seeing what the stone looked like and how they were joined.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:22 PM   #34938
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It's hard to imagine that when they were new, they were all covered with smooth marble that has long since been carried off. There are so many pyramids that didn't survive their own engineering and collapsed in on themselves too, now buried deeply under the sands. We missed out seeing a lot of amazing sights simply because we were born too late...

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Old 11-13-2012, 07:29 PM   #34939
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It's hard to imagine that when they were new, they were all covered with smooth marble that has long since been carried off. There are so many pyramids that didn't survive their own engineering and collapsed in on themselves too, now buried deeply under the sands. We missed out seeing a lot of amazing sights simply because we were born too late...

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But if we had been born then, we'd have probably died building one of them...

Right now I am girding my loins for bed.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:12 PM   #34940
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But if we had been born then, we'd have probably died building one of them...
Oh... yeah... I hadn't thought about that part. Bummer.....


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Old 11-13-2012, 09:35 PM   #34941
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Feeding the cat.

Step one - wash cat's bowl and move to kitchen to get food.

Step two - notice the Gecko on the kitchen floor before the cat does, but fail to react quickly enough.

Step three - grab cat by tail (because cat's reaction time is quick) and remove him to another room and shut door.

Step four - spend a stoopidd amount of time chasing gecko around kitchen floor (usually I am Pretty good at catching to rescue lizards).

Step five - finally catch gecko minus wriggling tail, and remove it to the garden.

Step six - let the cat out who eats the tail and complains about the rest of the gecko missing.

Step seven - put cat meat into cat bowl and give to cat.
Aren't you missing a step where the gecko tries to sell you car insurance.
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:05 AM   #34942
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Right now I am girding my loins for bed.
Right now I am trying to figure out what that means...
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:11 AM   #34943
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:30 AM   #34944
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putting his pyjama pants on??
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Old 11-14-2012, 02:54 AM   #34945
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I think it means we don't EVER want to meet his wife...


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Old 11-14-2012, 03:06 AM   #34946
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:46 AM   #34947
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:11 AM   #34948
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panicking. lots of things to do, little time.

on the other hand, being in infatuation is giving me good feelings
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:40 AM   #34949
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I think it means we don't EVER want to meet his wife...


I'm sure you get the gist, but girding your loins according to Wikipedia means:

"The term "gird one's loins" was used in the Roman Era meaning to pull up and tie one's lower garments between one's legs to increase one's mobility in battle. In the modern age, it has become an idiom meaning to prepare oneself for the worst."

So I guess Stitchy was right . Although these days it tends to be used colloquially just to say that you are getting ready to go/leave.
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:41 AM   #34950
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on the other hand, being in infatuation is giving me good feelings
Care to elaborate...?
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