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    Third World Layabout crtreedude's Avatar
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    And now the Geico Gueco has died.

    I am sorry to inform you all that the lizard that played the part of the Geico Gueco has died. One of our computers just stopped working with an odd smell so we sent it to be repaired. I just got a note back from then will a bill of 35 dollars saying they had to change the power supply because a gueco crawled into the power supply and got toasted.

    Do you think I can submit a claim to Geico for the damage done by the Gueco?

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    What the F is a 'gueco'?

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    gecko?

    I've had fried rodents and spiders inside computers before.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    What the F is a 'gueco'?
    That's the Cost Rican accent he's developed since moving there.

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    A gueco is a lizard painted by El Greco.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Those are really very annoying commercials. I prefer the caveman spots.

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    You would prefer otherwise I bet if a caveman tried to crawl into your powersupply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crtreedude View Post
    I am sorry to inform you all that the lizard that played the part of the Geico Gueco has died. One of our computers just stopped working with an odd smell so we sent it to be repaired. I just got a note back from then will a bill of 35 dollars saying they had to change the power supply because a gueco crawled into the power supply and got toasted.

    Do you think I can submit a claim to Geico for the damage done by the Gueco?
    Sorry for your loss. You will keep us informed about the funeral arrangements and the dedication ceremonies?

    First Michael, now Gueco.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    A gueco is a lizard painted by El Greco.
    El Guapo?


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    Do you have a plethora of pinatas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Do you have a plethora of pinatas?
    oh yes....


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    you son of a motherless goat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Forgive me, El Guapo. I know that I, Jefe, do not have your superior intellect and education. But could it be that once again, you are angry at something else, and are looking to take it out on me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    What the F is a 'gueco'?
    That is how it is spelled in Spanish my monolingual friend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airwick View Post
    Sorry for your loss. You will keep us informed about the funeral arrangements and the dedication ceremonies?

    First Michael, now Gueco.
    He was unceremoniously cremated. His ashes are enshrined in a place of universal power. (i.e. the old power supply)

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    Heck, my housemate looks like that Geico gecko. She is so tapped that my father and I call her Geic.
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    Do they pronounce it "gwecko"?

    At least it didn't fall into your cooking and jump out again and then turn black.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    Do they pronounce it "gwecko"?

    At least it didn't fall into your cooking and jump out again and then turn black.
    something you have experienced?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    Do they pronounce it "gwecko"?

    At least it didn't fall into your cooking and jump out again and then turn black.

    Shadiyah,
    I blame you guys. Who's to say Gwecko didn't end it all when he found out you left CR?

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    I think I heard that the Progressive squirrels were hosting a wake...

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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    I think I heard that the Progressive squirrels were hosting a wake...
    With a tricked out urn.
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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cohophysh View Post
    something you have experienced?
    It only happened once, thank goodness.

    Quote Originally Posted by Airwick View Post
    Shadiyah,
    I blame you guys. Who's to say Gwecko didn't end it all when he found out you left CR?
    That's some serious dependency!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    Do they pronounce it "gwecko"?

    At least it didn't fall into your cooking and jump out again and then turn black.
    Ah yes, so you remember it well. Pronounced Gecko, like English. The gue = gay and the co is a hard C sound.

    My cooking is infamous and unappreciated.

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    treedude ... well you have one done, but you'll have cook a whole lot more to feed the rest of BF

    ala gwecko ona stick.


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    I initially read this as "guero".

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