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Old 01-07-10, 01:33 PM
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Is it my imagination?

Is it my imagination or have things perked up in Foo in the past few days? Just wonderin'
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Old 01-07-10, 01:49 PM
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Foo is an illusion.
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Is it my imagination
Yes.
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FOO is an illusion based on a lie bought about by your imagination.
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Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
FOO is an illusion based on a lie.
The Foo is a lie!
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On the other hand, there's a lot more activity in Trollheim today than there was a week ago.
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Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
FOO is an illusion based on a lie.
Wrapped in a connundrum.
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Old 01-07-10, 01:54 PM
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Well I thought things got busier and a little lighter ... must be since the pressure of Christmas & New Year is off.
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Foo is actually a secret landing area on the surface of the moon where NASA sends all the dissidents.
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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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Old 01-07-10, 02:10 PM
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Foo is actually a secret landing area on the surface of the moon where NASA sends all the dissidents.
But the moon landings were faked!
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Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
But the moon landings were faked!
...and it's only a paper moon.
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NASA has been surveying Foo for signs of intelligent life.
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Those guys can kiss my assteroid.
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Old 01-07-10, 02:44 PM
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NASA has been surveying Foo for signs of intelligent life.
They will be pleased... Foo is so intelligent that most other life forms can't understand it.
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Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
They will be pleased... Foo is so intelligent that most other life forms can't understand it.
WERD, duuuuude, yeah, that is like WERD!

Ya gotta watch that jsharr, clever punster that he is. assteroid, ha, if they look too close they'll find ur hemeroids,hahahahahaha!
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Originally Posted by Daspydyr View Post
NASA has been surveying Foo for signs of intelligent life.
It was a short survey and has long since been abandoned.
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Originally Posted by Holly View Post
Is it my imagination or have things perked up in Foo in the past few days? Just wonderin'

your imagination. actually with that trolling forum, foo might wither and die.
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Actually, it's just my imagination that Foo seems better to you.



Wait, what?
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Old 01-08-10, 05:48 AM
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is this seriously a thread devoted to whether or not there are more threads? what would the reverse be? not posting about fewer threads?
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
is this seriously a thread devoted to whether or not there are more threads? what would the reverse be? not posting about fewer threads?
No, it's a thread about whether the other threads seem better. I suppose the reverse would be to not post a thread when things seem worse...
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is this seriously a thread devoted to whether or not there are more threads? what would the reverse be? not posting about fewer threads?
Actually I was wondering if anyone noticed that things in here seemed a little more light-hearted and fun lately ....
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Old 01-08-10, 09:53 AM
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Hmmm ... I'm confused. what if this thread stinks? does that mean I should reply? or not reply?

BTW: this is pretty light hearted; maybe because so many cyclists are going stir crazy with cabin fever (although I rode today)
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Well I thought things got busier and a little lighter ... must be since the pressure of Christmas & New Year is off.
I think you are right here. Plus we had and upgrade to the upgrade's upgrade so it's better in that regard too.
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Get ready for it to perk down. I have arrived.
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hey sub ... long time ... but I don't think you arriving will perk it down.
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