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    Foo?

    Why is this forum called FOO?






    BTW, I already know I am going to regret this, but.....

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    "for other options" or it just sounds better than "poo".
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    This is the asylum.
    Which dr. admitted you?

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    No, no, the rest of BF is the asylum. This is the Outside of the Asylum.
    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
    ~ Oscar Wilde

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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    No, no, the rest of BF is the asylum. This is the Outside of the Asylum.
    So its the shower scene at The Bates Hotel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    No, no, the rest of BF is the asylum. This is the Outside of the Asylum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    This is the asylum.
    Which dr. admitted you?
    that would be me
    Quote Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    foo spelled backwards is oof- just sayin''niyas tsuj -foo si sdrawkcab delleps oof
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    Mr T is the forum administrator.

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    Mrs T makes delicious pierogies


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    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


    just need a whole lot of butter, some sauteed onion and sour cream.
    Quote Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


    just need a whole lot of butter, some sauteed onion and sour cream.
    There are few, if any, problems that cannot be overcome by adding more butter.

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    This seems to be the answer if I could only speak and understand nerd.

    Foo is the singular form of Foobar

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foobar

    "The terms foobar, foo, bar, and baz are common placeholder names (also referred to as metasyntactic variables) used in computer programming or computer-related documentation.[1] They are commonly used to name variables or functions whose purpose is unimportant and serve only to demonstrate a concept. The terms can be used to represent any part of a complicated system or idea, including the data, variables, functions, and commands. The words themselves have no meaning in this usage, and are merely logical representations, much like the letters x and y are used in algebra. Foobar is often used alone; foo, bar, and baz are usually used in that order, when multiple entities are needed."
    In Escendo Est Verum

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanceoldstrong View Post
    This seems to be the answer if I could only speak and understand nerd.
    The term is grok. Mods: please ban him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanceoldstrong View Post
    This seems to be the answer if I could only speak and understand nerd.

    Foo is the singular form of Foobar

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foobar

    "The terms foobar, foo, bar, and baz are common placeholder names (also referred to as metasyntactic variables) used in computer programming or computer-related documentation.[1] They are commonly used to name variables or functions whose purpose is unimportant and serve only to demonstrate a concept. The terms can be used to represent any part of a complicated system or idea, including the data, variables, functions, and commands. The words themselves have no meaning in this usage, and are merely logical representations, much like the letters x and y are used in algebra. Foobar is often used alone; foo, bar, and baz are usually used in that order, when multiple entities are needed."
    Foobar is spelled, FUBAR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWBlue01 View Post
    Foobar is spelled, FUBAR.
    FUBAR is how your granpa spelled it. Ban him too!


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    In reality, this is a forum based on lazy people with eating disorders. It was too much trouble to spell the full word, so food became foo.

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    whose purpose is unimportant? UNIMPORTANT?

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    In the early days of BF, if you posted in here, a foo bird would fly over and defecate on you as you posted. If you wiped the offending matter off (personally I did not find it offensive, but that is just me), you would soon die a horrible death, or at least get a wicked paper cut or something. Anyway, if you left it on, you would enjoy peace and prosperity and increased sexual attractiveness that was usually but not always limited to the opposite gender of the same species.

    Long story short, we had to post a warning not to wipe off the foo bird crap, or in other words, "If the Foo ****s, wear it."

    Over time the warning just got shortened to Foo.
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by RWBlue01 View Post
    Why is this forum called FOO?






    BTW, I already know I am going to regret this, but.....
    See what you started? Don't you read stickies? FOO is a metasyntactic variable. Everyone knows that.

    Sheesh.
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    Hey, where did the stickie go?
    Quote Originally Posted by Jseis View Post
    Is a ukulele player in a mandolin town and banned from all bars by the chief of police unless he leaves his strings and gravy at the front door.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    In the early days of BF, if you posted in here, a foo bird would fly over and defecate on you as you posted. If you wiped the offending matter off (personally I did not find it offensive, but that is just me), you would soon die a horrible death, or at least get a wicked paper cut or something. Anyway, if you left it on, you would enjoy peace and prosperity and increased sexual attractiveness that was usually but not always limited to the opposite gender of the same species.
    .
    I assume that is why I have recently been assaulted on every side by horny mockingbirds.
    Quote Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gitarzan View Post
    Hey, where did the stickie go?
    Foo bird **** is made of old sticky threads, that is why it is so hard to wipe off.
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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
    Foo bird **** is made of old sticky threads, that is why it is so hard to wipe off.
    So this is what Load Bearing Stickers are made from?

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