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Old 18 Jun 2012, 01:42 AM   #3136
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Even if the teaches in question could not control her pupils, she may possibly have been able to wiggle her ears.
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Old 18 Jun 2012, 04:55 PM   #3137
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Realistically speaking, is it possible to EARN one's living if one's very good at ear-wiggling?
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 02:59 AM   #3138
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If one were a pig in a BARN they might win top prize for cuteness.
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 12:12 PM   #3139
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Today is the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812, which involved the US, Great Britain, and their Canadian territories. I should WARN my northern friends that we Yanks employed a warrior pig in the hostilities. I don't know if our pig soldiers could wiggle their ears.
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 02:35 PM   #3140
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I do believe that - wary war pigs have even been used to fight war elephants (in the past) Luckily the piggy in question never made it across the lake.
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 05:16 PM   #3141
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There are many WAYS to introduce animals serving in the military to this thread, so here comes Wojtek the bear .
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Old 22 Jun 2012, 01:00 PM   #3142
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Confucius SAYS.. there's a bear outside.
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Old 22 Jun 2012, 01:38 PM   #3143
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I remember the DAYS ... when mail was composed using a fountain pen
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Old 22 Jun 2012, 05:04 PM   #3144
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It still pays to use a fountain pen these days, especially if you are applying for a job with an 'old school' company. There are millions of them around - still.
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Old 27 Jun 2012, 01:32 AM   #3145
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I will PASS on using a fountain pen, they are far too messy. I am glad that some of the old-fashioned things in life are still being used though; one example is the fact that I shocked many people last night using an old style camera with film to take pictures are our daughter's grade eight graduation.

I will still buy the disc/cd to upload the pics to the computer to email to friends/family/her facebook, etc but yes, not all old technology is outdated!
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Old 29 Jun 2012, 11:45 AM   #3146
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I am glad that some of the old-fashioned things in life are still being used though; one example is the fact that I shocked many people last night using an old style camera with film to take pictures are our daughter's grade eight graduation.
Yes, many of the things from the past are coming back into regular use these days. Often, when I go for a coffee, I will see a guy who pulls out his latest and greatest tech device and then connect to the web. On completing his task he will then pull out his Moleskine Notebook, and proceed to write in it, with a fountain pen no less..... honest
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Old 29 Jun 2012, 01:22 PM   #3147
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We shouldn't CAST away everything from the past. Last weekend I participated in a North America Amateur Radio contest (Field Day) using Morse code on shortwave radio. My radio is about 20 years old.
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Old 30 Jun 2012, 05:10 PM   #3148
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My radio is about 20 years old.
With a wooden CASE?
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Old 1 Jul 2012, 01:11 AM   #3149
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I have an old (early) 'Swan' vacuum tube ham radio, that I do care about an awful lot. As I have recently moved house, I need to rehang my dipole antenna before I use it again.
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Old 1 Jul 2012, 07:05 AM   #3150
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I need to rehang my dipole antenna
Can you do it with your BARE hands, or will you use some dedicated tools?
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