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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by sparkchaser, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. direstraits

    direstraits Well-Known Member

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    You know what they say about not really knowing who people are online... my Russian is a little rusty but I thought Dmitri was a guy's name. Most memorably a particularly unfortunate Karamazov brother.

    I look exactly like my avatar. Except with smaller eyes.
     
  2. Meadow337

    Meadow337 Former Moderator

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    That'll teach y'all not to read profiles (assuming those to be accurate of course) :rofl
     
  3. The D-Man

    The D-Man New Member

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    Aw yeah, that's so true, Dire. How stupid did I look, eh? :confused:

    I suppose Dmitri not having a photo avatar didn't help me work it out, but I should of looked at her profile, you're so right Meadow.
     
  4. Meadow337

    Meadow337 Former Moderator

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    On this forum you have even less excuse than usual because all you have to do is click on the person's name and it pops up in front of your eyes :D
     
  5. direstraits

    direstraits Well-Known Member

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    Dude, that happens to me *all the time*, so you didn't look stupid at all. :) I don't click on profile names all that often myself. I've said and done so many stupid things on this forum yours don't even rate. :D :D

    For instance, I had thought Ronny was a guy for a long time (this was a long time ago, Ronny's not a spring chicken in this forum, and neither am I), because I had a colleague called Ronny so I naturally (wrongly!) assumed she was a he. Her avatars are very neutral, so you can't tell there. There was another person here I also got the gender wrong for some time, but I'm blanking now on who it is. Also a long time ago.
     
  6. Meadow337

    Meadow337 Former Moderator

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    been there done that lol this is why I do look at profiles :)
     
  7. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    On several forums I am a 17 year old girl.
     
  8. The D-Man

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    Sparkette? Is that you...?
     
  9. Meadow337

    Meadow337 Former Moderator

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    Nooo lol bad bad Sparkchaser! Or is it "Sparkly Sparkles"?

    I have to confess that I have pretended to be a man simply because if you offer some opinions in some forums you are not taken seriously if you are of the fairer sex.
     
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    "Sparkly Sparkles?" Something about that name just makes me so happy.
     
  11. Conscious Bob

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    I gave up attributing gender to forum posters long ago.
     
  12. The D-Man

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    Hey Dmitri, I like your bear! I think it looks like a girl bear, so that seems good - much more helpful. I wasn't too keen on your last one. Did that mean you were into Satan or something? It was like an upside down cross, yeah?
     
  13. Conscious Bob

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    Wtf how does that bear look feminine?
     
  14. The D-Man

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    Cute little ears and sorta come-to-bed eyes, don't you think? And the snow makes her look quite young, like her make-up's gone wrong. Well either that or she's doing another type of snow.
     
  15. Conscious Bob

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    Polar bears of both sexes have little ears because extremities are vulnerable to frostbite, come-to-stomach eyes to me and if you're a polar bear, snow's part of the gig.

    ...You must know some beefy girls.
     
  16. The D-Man

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    Aw, Demi's Canadian - she wouldn't do that. They're all super nice in Canada!

    Sorry, I mean Dmitri. I think of her as 'Demi' now cos it helps me remember she's a chick. Though it sorta also makes me think she has a thing for Bruce Willis and that's just not nice so I've gotta stop.

    That's my weakness, Bob. You gotta love those beefy girls. Just a whiff of Bovril and I'm up for it.
     
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    Heh, we all got a weakness.
     
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    Someone I know in Singapore, who is in the intelligence service, let out that he and his force are a worried lot. It looks like an Enemy of the State is dropping banana peels, which I understand is a capital offence, all over the city. My friend told me the entire force is out to get this man. To me, it looks like diversionary tactics by someone out to destroy Singapore!
     
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    Thanks D-Man! I went all the way up to the Canadian north to take this picture, so I'm glad someone appreciates it! I can tell you that it is a girl bear and those eyes she's making are actually come-to-play-in-the-snow eyes.

    I don't know what that last picture was. It was the site's default avatar... God knows what the admin were thinking making that the default. :p
     
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    Two quirks of other forums I belong to-the trolls are people who don't really have any interest in the topic or even theme of the forum in general. They just stagger around, popping up with the most randomly bat crap opinions. The other group are the dog snobs. Not to be confused with THEE Dog Snobs who are actually very entertaining...it's a regular blog, look it up.

    There are numerous boards for dog lovers of every breed. The problem comes with the folks who fancy themselves professional dog people. Unlike those of us beneath their superior training methods and food specifications. I refuse to get baited by these people. My mutts are happy, lovable, and dumb as rocks...works for me, works for them.
     

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