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The Most Amusing Thing Today....

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Nefret » Sun September 13th, 2015, 6:23 pm

I was looking through a box, and found a copy of Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. Which I got in March from the mall. But I got one a couple months ago from a shop I went by in the capital. Now I have two of the exact same edition. How did I not remember I already had one?
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed December 23rd, 2015, 9:31 pm

Saw this on facebook:
i before e, except when either your weird feisty neighbor or his eight foreign heirs forfeit their beige heifers and seize freight.

It was more fun as an image, but I con't figure out how to get an image to post.

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Misfit » Wed December 23rd, 2015, 11:38 pm

http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/nationa ... mer/npqYZ/

This is so funny, look how the restaurant takes something bad (a robbery) and turns it into a commercial. I want those tacos!
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu December 24th, 2015, 1:39 am

That was brilliant! Advertising genius.

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Madeleine » Thu December 24th, 2015, 9:11 am

It'll probably be different later, but this may be the only day of the year when

there was no traffic on the way to the station, so my almost empty bus had a clear run for almost the whole journey :o
I got on an almost empty train straightaway :o
I actually managed to get to work before 9.00 :)
and hopefully we'll be allowed to leave early too :D

MInd you I'm the only one in the office at the moment, which is a bit creepy, the lights, which work on sensors, keep going off.
Someone else has come in now which is nice.
Currently reading "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Misfit » Thu December 24th, 2015, 1:44 pm

I took today off, but usually on Christmas Eve the morning traffic is nil - something that does not happen on a weekday in Seattle, even at 7AM. Ever. I was hoping to sleep in this morning, but no....
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Misfit » Thu December 24th, 2015, 2:05 pm

At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Misfit » Thu December 24th, 2015, 5:32 pm

At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby princess garnet » Fri December 25th, 2015, 1:51 am

Misfit wrote:I took today off, but usually on Christmas Eve the morning traffic is nil - something that does not happen on a weekday in Seattle, even at 7AM. Ever. I was hoping to sleep in this morning, but no....

I took today off too. My parents and I went to Christmas Vigil Mass earlier this evening and had dinner at Olive Garden.
Yesterday there was a light amount of foot traffic at the library so that was nice.

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Re: The Most Amusing Thing Today....

Postby Misfit » Sun December 27th, 2015, 12:37 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XWZZsGhz4Q

The date night from the mortgage company is particularly funny :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XWZZsGhz4Q
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be


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