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Re: Num num num

Post by neufer » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:28 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
owlice wrote:Why I need to buy a diamond frame bike:
Better not drink while you drive! :shock: Just pull over to a picnic table. :mrgreen:
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Upon the heavy middle of the night
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Re: Num num num

Post by bystander » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:37 pm

As soon as you mention pick-a-nick table, Yogi shows up.
Know the quiet place within your heart and touch the rainbow of possibility; be
alive to the gentle breeze of communication, and please stop being such a jerk.
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Re: Num num num

Post by owlice » Sun Jul 31, 2011 3:44 pm

orin stepanek wrote:Better not drink while you drive! :shock: Just pull over to a picnic table. :mrgreen:
Not my most recent fall, but the one before that was when pulling over to a picnic table. My now-exH and I were biking on a trail, got to a park and pulled off the trail to go to a picnic shelter that had a number of tables under it, some of which were occupied by guys just hanging out (not picnicking, just ... hanging out). We rode over the grass, he in front.

By the time I got to the shelter, I was traveling so slowly that when my front tire hit the concrete pad, my bike stopped absolutely dead and I fell over. It was such a ridiculous fall, I started laughing on the way down (and am laughing now about it)! I lay there in the dirt and laughed my head off. No one else moved a muscle; since I was laughing, I suppose it was obvious I wasn't hurt. Embarrassed, though; zero momentum falls almost always look very silly, and this one certainly did!
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Re: Num num num

Post by neufer » Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:44 pm

owlice wrote:
orin stepanek wrote:
Better not drink while you drive! :shock: Just pull over to a picnic table. :mrgreen:
Not my most recent fall, but the one before that was when pulling over to a picnic table. My now-exH and I were biking on a trail, got to a park and pulled off the trail to go to a picnic shelter that had a number of tables under it, some of which were occupied by guys just hanging out (not picnicking, just ... hanging out). We rode over the grass, he in front. By the time I got to the shelter, I was traveling so slowly that when my front tire hit the concrete pad, my bike stopped absolutely dead and I fell over. It was such a ridiculous fall, I started laughing on the way down (and am laughing now about it)! I lay there in the dirt and laughed my head off. No one else moved a muscle; since I was laughing, I suppose it was obvious I wasn't hurt. Embarrassed, though; zero momentum falls almost always look very silly, and this one certainly did!
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As soon as you mention pick-a-nick table, Yogi shows up.
Extreme Yogi with his BMX on Cliff Edges:
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Re: Num num num

Post by orin stepanek » Sun Jul 31, 2011 5:19 pm

owlice wrote:
orin stepanek wrote:Better not drink while you drive! :shock: Just pull over to a picnic table. :mrgreen:
Not my most recent fall, but the one before that was when pulling over to a picnic table. My now-exH and I were biking on a trail, got to a park and pulled off the trail to go to a picnic shelter that had a number of tables under it, some of which were occupied by guys just hanging out (not picnicking, just ... hanging out). We rode over the grass, he in front.

By the time I got to the shelter, I was traveling so slowly that when my front tire hit the concrete pad, my bike stopped absolutely dead and I fell over. It was such a ridiculous fall, I started laughing on the way down (and am laughing now about it)! I lay there in the dirt and laughed my head off. No one else moved a muscle; since I was laughing, I suppose it was obvious I wasn't hurt. Embarrassed, though; zero momentum falls almost always look very silly, and this one certainly did!
Your not supposed to fall down! Your supposed to stop at the picnic table for a sip from that bottle of nectar your toting. :D
bystander wrote:As soon as you mention pick-a-nick table, Yogi shows up.

and where there's Yogi there is usually Boo Boo! :lol:
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Re: Num num num

Post by neufer » Sun Jul 31, 2011 5:38 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
bystander wrote:
As soon as you mention pick-a-nick table, Yogi shows up.

and where there's Yogi there is usually Boo Boo! :lol:
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Post by orin stepanek » Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:57 pm

owlice; were you riding a Boo bike when you fell and did you get a boo boo? :lol:
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Re: Num num num

Post by BMAONE23 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:36 pm

For those stormy days and nights to come, I would recommend a good Port Wine though I suppose
Any Port in a storm will do

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Re: Num num num

Post by Beyond » Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:36 pm

Speaking of Yogi.... Here is a picture of the 'snacktime skunk' in his imitation Yogi outfit, waiting for pic-a-nic-ers to come by.
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Re: Num num num

Post by neufer » Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:48 pm

Beyond wrote:
Speaking of Yogi.... Here is a picture of the 'snacktime skunk' in his imitation Yogi outfit, waiting for pic-a-nic-ers to come by.
Apparently you need reminding that Yogi is a BROWN bear who also eats pic-a-nic-ers
(; so I would cool it the the 'snacktime skunk' remarks).
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Re: Num num num

Post by Beyond » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:00 pm

Notice that i said imitation Yogi outfit. Sorrynot reallyabout the 'snacktime skunk' remark. I won't post any more about it.unless i find some good pictures The 'snacktime skunk' has been around so long, i couldn't bear it any longer. :mrgreen:
Now wait just a bear-flea pickin minute, there's no mention in the Yogi cartoons about Yogi eating pic-a-nic-ers. Or post-ter-ers, for that matter.
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Post by bystander » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:14 pm

North American Brown Bears (aka Grizzlies) are noted for their aggressiveness. The American Black Bear (which Yogi most likely is) shares most of the same habitat and are noticeably more docile, except when food is concerned.
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Re: Num num num

Post by owlice » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:23 pm

Orin, the point (I remember now I did have one!) of my relating the tale of my zero momentum fall at the picnic tables was that I'd have been better off not stopping; I should have kept on going! 'Twas the stopping that made me fall!

bystander, I dunno; Yogi definitely looks brown to me.
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Re: Num num num

Post by Beyond » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:30 pm

owlice wrote: 'Twas the stopping that made me fall!
Hmm... I thought it would have been lack of balance followed by a big dose of gravity, and just perhaps, all that laughter on the way down to terra-ferma.
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Re: Num num num

Post by orin stepanek » Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:01 pm

I'll bet Yogi loves those ham and cheese sandwiches he finds in those picnic baskets! I know I would. :mrgreen:
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Re: Num num num

Post by Beyond » Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:19 pm

I don't like to hog, so i just go for the grilled cheese. :chomp:
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Re: Num num num

Post by neufer » Tue Aug 02, 2011 3:30 am

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orin stepanek wrote:
I'll bet Yogi loves those ham and cheese sandwiches he finds in those picnic baskets! I know I would. :mrgreen:
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Post by Star*Hopper » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:34 am

"Somebody say pic-a-nic? Mask up, BooBoo....tonight, we ride!!"


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Post by Star*Hopper » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:43 am

There's sump'n wrong with the delivery system here. I get e-mail notification this morning a reply's been posted, immediately click the 'read' link, & see the 'pull over to picnic table'....as the latest post. I post my "tonight we ride" snippet, and 'the machine' jumps me back to the thread, where I learn there's 17+ intervening responses!!
So...sorry to be such a Johnny Come Lately, & hope I didn't 'miss the moment' or the mood train (tho my Yogi reference is indeed smeared with mootness due to its now excruciatingly apparent latency).......but t'warn't my doin's, folks. Blame Teh Machinen!!
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Post by orin stepanek » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:55 pm

last night was spaghetti and meatballs; num num num! :chomp: :wink:
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Re: Num num num

Post by neufer » Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:30 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
last night was spaghetti and meatballs; num num num! :chomp: :wink:
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Friday super num num num splurge!

Post by Ann » Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:02 pm

Art, it was fun to see your image of the flying spaghetti monster! :D

For myself, I've celebrated Friday with a super num num num odyssey thorugh the streets of Malmö.

First I went to a chocolateria whose egg liqeuer pralines are to die for! The egg liqeuer ones are the dark roundish ones in the very foreground here. I also bought some beer flavoured milk chocolate truffles! Yummm!


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Then I went to another chocolateria to buy rich soft non-sticky toffee pralines in a thick milk chocolate coating, and some pistachio truffle pralines coated in 70% plain chocolate. This is Stefan in the picture, the owner of this chocolateria.
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Then I went to a shop which sells locally produced fruit and vegetables. I bought locally produced strawberries, raspberries and apples.




















Right next door to the vegetable shop is an organic bakery, where I bought some Danish rye bread, as well as a small jar of whisky mustard and a slightly bigger jar of rhubarb and black currant jam.








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Since I hadn't eaten anything yet (or make that, I hadn't eaten much, just a few pralines), I went to this lovely restaurant to have a late lunch. I had a large juicy piece of cod fillet with thinly sliced beetroots and carrots, crumbs of bacon and delicious semi-dried cherry tomatoes on the vine in a mildly lemony sauce. Yuummm!!

And then I hurried home to do the laundry. That's another Friday tradition for me - splurging is another one!

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Re: Num num num

Post by orin stepanek » Tue Nov 22, 2011 11:21 pm

A list of the favorite desserts! :D 8-) :chomp: Num; Num; Num! :D
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Post by Beyond » Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:07 am

orin stepanek wrote:A list of the favorite desserts! :D 8-) :chomp: Num; Num; Num! :D
http://www.listze.com/lists/The-World's-Best-Desserts
Orin, i see that you're celebrating your 3000th post with desert. Way to go Orin :!: But I'm wondering how a third of the deserts have negative votes :?: Did someone keep eating them up before they could tally the votes :?: ::insert dessert -pig out- smilie here::

OOPS, i just saw that your 3000th post was in the communications forum, so i guess you came here after to celebrate with Dessert. Still, -Way to go Orin- :!:
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Re: Num num num

Post by orin stepanek » Wed Nov 23, 2011 2:38 pm

Beyond wrote: Orin, i see that you're celebrating your 3000th post with desert.
I have a feeling that a couple of people will catch me before long! Ann and you are moving at a pretty good clip! 8-) :wink:
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