Question of immediate import

By santeewelding ·
Moments ago, I saw a cockroach on the wall. It scurried downward, behind the monitor, too late for me to act.

Momentarily, it showed up with antennae twitching above the keyboard. I whacked it with my TR-recommended swatter. Not hard enough, or I missed. Scurried away, it did.

Absentmindedly, while reading some member dismissing us for talking about talking too much, I put the tumbler to my lips for another sip of sherry.


It had fallen in. It struggled against my upper lip.


Do we talk about talking too much?

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by santeewelding In reply to Well what you should have ...

A kind of cracked logic to what you are saying.

But you address the cockroach and not the question.

No thumb.

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Not at all Santee

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to There is

I was addressing your Repulsion to feeling the Cocky hit your lip and trying to get away.

After all if you had of sallowed it without realizing it you wouldn't have started this thread would you?

The Alcohol in the sherry is going to kill most of the germs on the cocky and your stomach Acids would do short work of the rest so other than not wanting to eat one to begin with it's not going to do you any harm.

There was a place here selling Chocolate Frogs which I thought was a reasonable thing until I realized that they had dipped real frogs in chocolate. Defiantly not a Fredo in sight there and even I drew the line at those things.

But then again there are quite a few dishes that i also refuse to eat because they offend my sensibilities or my culture has told me that they are not things to eat. While I'm no cat lover I'm also not going to be pushing the idea that they make a great meal. But that is because I was taught from a very early age that Cats are not for eating cattle are.

But things like Embryo Eggs boiled are not to my liking either and I wouldn't consider trying one. They are however a Delicacy in certain parts of the world but that doesn't mean that I need to eat them. However if you where not aware what it was you where eating you tend to enjoy it till you find out what it was. Well most people at least.

I still remember my little sister wanting to fit in demanding that I eat a Traditional Meal with a family when we where traveling. I stuck to the steak and she threw up on the Birds Nest Soup. Actually till she saw the bits of bird in it she was enjoying it and then things changed. :^0


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Attention to details!

by TobiF In reply to Question of immediate imp ...

Your chances are good the moment you apply for a position where they ask for "Great attention to details"!

This goes for any area of application, but one such area is, of course, tiny living creatures, like spiders, cockroaches and their friends. (Have you written about ants yet?)
What do you think about cats? I know they're a bit bigger, but I like cats. (well, not to eat, though)
Good thing with cats is that it's usually hard to eat them by mistake.

Now, to the question: I don't think we talk too much about talking. To be honest, we don't talk much at all; we write, instead
But, not too much.
When you're dealing with geeks, then it's logical that it becomes logical. A question about how to program a certain task will occasionally evolve into discussion about differences between program languages. And then Santee will stir up another meta-level by talking about the discussion itself.

Still, it's not too much.
As Susan wrote in her post yesterday (defending her right to be funny), if you know you don't like to read a certain kind of content, just click somewhere else.

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by santeewelding In reply to Attention to details!

There was that one time, at the dark, back end of Tijuana, while young and drunk in the 60s, practicing my Mexican Spanish (I learned Castillian) I bought a street-vendor taco.

The meat was suspiciously like what I thought to be feline. Probably was.

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by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Attention to details!

like to play with, and eat, bugs.

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...which implies:

by TobiF In reply to Cats

If you don't want to eat bugs, then you shouldn't eat cats, neither. :)

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by Tink! In reply to ...which implies:

Now that statement made me laugh.

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Considering the variey my cat eats...

by _Papa_ In reply to Cats

[Roaches, lizards, moles, non-descript animal-like remains*, carefully selected commercial cat foods (this is the most disgusting), Boar's Head Honey Smoked Turkey (before I can have a sandwich), spaghetti (my wife's recipe), and of course lasagna], it seems they would a highly nutritious meal.

*This worries me, since he *is* a house cat.

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Hello, my name is censored

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Question of immediate imp ...

and I talk too much.
Or... I type text into these text fields on web pages too much... at least as far as preserving an air of mystery is concerned. And my sanity, whew, that's gone.

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Thank God for that.

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Hello, my name is censore ...

Sanity is highly over-rated.

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