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Old 07-21-10, 02:10 PM   #1
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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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Old 07-21-10, 02:13 PM   #2
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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.
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Old 07-21-10, 02:21 PM   #5
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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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that would be me
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foo spelled backwards is oof- just sayin''niyas tsuj -foo si sdrawkcab delleps oof
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Old 07-21-10, 02:39 PM   #9
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mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


just need a whole lot of butter, some sauteed onion and sour cream.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo_fighter

Foo, spurious, dubious
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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."
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Old 07-21-10, 02:48 PM   #15
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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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Old 07-21-10, 02:54 PM   #16
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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."
Foobar is spelled, FUBAR.
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Old 07-21-10, 02:57 PM   #17
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Foobar is spelled, FUBAR.
FUBAR is how your granpa spelled it. Ban him too!

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Old 07-21-10, 03:01 PM   #18
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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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Old 07-21-10, 03:05 PM   #19
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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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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?
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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.
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I assume that is why I have recently been assaulted on every side by horny mockingbirds.
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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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Old 07-21-10, 04:17 PM   #25
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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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