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October 28th, 2022 at 1:23:45 PM permalink
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Sonny, the local mob guy to an 8 year old boy who admires him


the boy says, " "Bill Mazeroski, I hate him. He made Mickey Mantle cry. The papers said 'The Mick' cried "


Sonny replies:


" Mickey Mantle? That's what you're upset about? Mantle makes $100,000 a year. How much does your father make? If your dad ever can't pay the rent and needs money, go ask Mickey Mantle. See what happens. 𝙈𝙞𝙘𝙠𝙚𝙮 𝙈𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙡𝙚 𝙙𝙤𝙣'𝙩 𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪. 𝙒𝙝𝙮 𝙨𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙙 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙝𝙞𝙢."


the boy then narrates:


"After that I never felt the same about the Yankees."




from the movie "A Bronx Tale"



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October 30th, 2022 at 10:47:37 AM permalink
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"Let me start off with two words___________

Made in America"


President Joe Biden







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October 30th, 2022 at 3:40:04 PM permalink
"Don't discard me, just because you think I mean you harm".
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
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October 30th, 2022 at 10:49:11 PM permalink
"she was so fat, I pulled her pants down to her ankles and her ass was still in them"

Rodney Dangerfield
get second you pig
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October 31st, 2022 at 12:57:13 PM permalink
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"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

If you want a picture of the future imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.

Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

We know that no one ever siezes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of power is power. Now you begin to understand me.

Power is tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in shapes of your own choosing.

Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.

If you want to keep a secret you must also hide it from yourself"





George Orwell in his book 1984




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October 31st, 2022 at 1:50:29 PM permalink
Quote: John Brunner, The Shockwave Rider



Few of us are equipped to cope with the complexity and dazzling variety of twenty-first-century existence.



It's probably been a decade, so I'll need to read it again.
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October 31st, 2022 at 6:03:30 PM permalink
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"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

If you want a picture of the future imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.

Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

We know that no one ever siezes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of power is power. Now you begin to understand me.

Power is tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in shapes of your own choosing.

Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.

If you want to keep a secret you must also hide it from yourself"





George Orwell in his book 1984

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Did you ever see the film "Brazil" released in 1985? Kind of like 1984 but as made by a Monty Python member, but a bit odder.
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November 1st, 2022 at 1:42:03 AM permalink
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Did you ever see the film "Brazil" released in 1985? Kind of like 1984 but as made by a Monty Python member, but a bit odder.

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a long time ago but thanks for reminding me - I'm going to watch that again



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November 3rd, 2022 at 3:13:14 AM permalink
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lyrics from "If you're going to the city" by Mose Allison________________really good advice



"if you're going to the city you better have some cash

cause the people in the city don't mess around with trash

when you get up to the city you better lock your door

you know they'll take what you got boy - and then they'll ask for more

and if you stay up in the city child there's just 2 things I hope

that you don't take money from a woman - and you don't start messin round with dope"


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November 4th, 2022 at 5:46:20 AM permalink
the next time Dame Fortune toys with your heart, your soul and your wallet, raise your glass and praise her thus: “Thanks for nothing, you cold-hearted, evil, damnable, nefarious, low-life, malicious monster from Hell!”   She is, after all, stone deaf. ... Arnold Snyder
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November 7th, 2022 at 7:08:13 AM permalink
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"Going nuts was the best thing that ever happened to me. Who would ever remember Jimmy Piersall if I hadn't gone nuts_______?



Jimmy Piersall - a pretty good MLB player who was bipolar
a book and movie was made about his life called "Fear Strikes Out"

I saw him lie down in the middle of center field while the game was being played (Washington Senators)

I couldn't believe the Manager, Mickey Vernon didn't take him out or bench him. but Vernon did nothing


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November 7th, 2022 at 7:16:13 AM permalink
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"Going nuts was the best thing that ever happened to me. Who would ever remember Jimmy Piersall if I hadn't gone nuts_______?



Jimmy Piersall - a pretty good MLB player who was bipolar
a book and movie was made about his life called "Fear Strikes Out"

I saw him lie down in the middle of center field while the game was being played (Washington Senators)

I couldn't believe the Manager, Mickey Vernon didn't take him out or bench him. but Vernon did nothing



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Around the same time as Piersall, there was another player named Reno Bertiola(sp). Reno had anxiety and needed to take prescription drugs in order to play. He was a bonus baby and sat on the bench ,as required, for several years. When he finally was given a shot to play, he casually told a reporter how his game benefited from the new pills he was taking. He got off to a great start one year and the drugs became a story. Reno roomed with Al Kaline and was actually thought to be a better prospect, but the pill story followed him and when he didn't become a star, his baggage became more trouble than it was worth. JP,on the other hand, was a star and worth the hassle.
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November 7th, 2022 at 12:45:25 PM permalink
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Mama's baby


Papa's_________???________________maybe



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"a rich man's foolish sayings often pass for words of wisdom by the fools around him"



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November 15th, 2022 at 5:20:23 PM permalink
After reading this today:

"MacKenzie Scott just revealed she’s donated a whopping near $2bn to various causes on the very same day her ex Jeff Bezos announced he is struggling to give away his $124bn fortune." I wondered where the quote "Living well is the best revenge." came from.

That was George Herbert, 18th century English poet. btw.

He also said: :"He that trusts in a lie, shall perish in truth."
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November 18th, 2022 at 12:30:36 AM permalink
Quote: Agnes Repplier

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

May the cards fall in your favor.
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November 27th, 2022 at 4:53:21 AM permalink
Shakespeare, Othello

Quote used in movie "The Unfaithful" [1947], when a husband finds out his wife was exactly that.... which, Desdemona was not, just for the record. Fit the scene in the movie well

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December 27th, 2022 at 1:34:33 PM permalink
Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone, lyrics

selected moments

Once upon a time ...

You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hanging out
Now you don't talk so loud
Now you don't seem so proud
About having to be scrounging your next meal
How does it feel, how does it feel?

Ahh you've gone to the finest schools, alright Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get juiced in it
Nobody's ever taught you how to live out on the street
And now you're gonna have to get used to it

Ah you never turned around to see the frowns
On the jugglers and the clowns when they all did tricks for you
You never understood that it ain't no good
You shouldn't let other people get your kicks for you

You say you never compromise
With the mystery tramp... Ain't it hard when you discovered that
He really wasn't where it's at
After he took from you everything he could steal

... all the pretty people
They're all drinking, thinking that they've got it made
Exchanging all precious gifts
But you better take your diamond ring, you better pawn it babe
You used to be so amused
At Napoleon in rags and the language that he used
Go to him he calls you, you can't refuse
When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose


Meh, just paid some attention to the lyrics the other day

Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
People call say 'beware doll, you're bound to fall'
You thought they were all kidding you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hanging out
Now you don't talk so loud
Now you don't seem so proud
About having to be scrounging your next meal
How does it feel, how does it feel?
To be without a home
Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone
Ahh you've gone to the finest schools, alright Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get juiced in it
Nobody's ever taught you how to live out on the street
And now you're gonna have to get used to it
You say you never compromise
With the mystery tramp, but now you realize
He's not selling any alibis
As you stare into the vacuum of his eyes
And say do you want to make a deal?
How does it feel, how does it feel?
To be on your own, with no direction home
A complete unknown, like a rolling stone
Ah you never turned around to see the frowns
On the jugglers and the clowns when they all did tricks for you
You never understood that it ain't no good
You shouldn't let other people get your kicks for you
You used to ride on a chrome horse with your diplomat
Who carried on his shoulder a Siamese cat
Ain't it hard when you discovered that
He really wasn't where it's at
After he took from you everything he could steal
How does it feel, how does it feel?
To be on your own, with no direction home
Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone
Ahh princess on a steeple and all the pretty people
They're all drinking, thinking that they've got it made
Exchanging all precious gifts
But you better take your diamond ring, you better pawn it babe
You used to be so amused
At Napoleon in rags and the language that he used
Go to him he calls you, you can't refuse
When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose
You're invisible now, you've got no secrets to conceal
How does it feel, ah how does it feel?
To be on your own, with no direction home
Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Bob Dylan
Like A Rolling Stone lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
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December 30th, 2022 at 5:48:45 AM permalink
Just recently starting to appreciate that Tallulah Bankhead is quite quotable after coming across this one about Craps.



Quote: google search

Tallulah is a girl's name of Native American origin. Known as the Choctaw word for “leaping water

Evidently scenic Tallulah Falls GA inspired her parents; she was in fact maybe the last of the archetypal Southern Belle, but of the naughty variety.

More quotes:









Quote: wikipedia page

[a caller was] informed by her maid that "Miss Bankhead is in the bath with Mr Rex Whistler". Hearing [the caller's] voice down the hall, Bankhead reportedly shouted, "I'm just trying to show Rex I'm definitely a blonde!"



Quote: wikipedia page

[in an interview] I'm serious about love. I'm damned serious about it now. ... I haven't had an affair for six months. Six months! Too long. ... If there's anything the matter with me now, it's not Hollywood or Hollywood's state of mind. ... The matter with me is, I WANT A MAN! ... Six months is a long, long while. I WANT A MAN!



there are many, many more but I’ll stop
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January 1st, 2023 at 1:18:40 AM permalink
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"think of how stupid the average guy is


and then think that half of them are stupider than that"





George Carlin




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January 2nd, 2023 at 8:30:14 AM permalink
Dylan, "like a rolling stone", I keep thinking about Bankman-Fried, so I made a meme

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January 6th, 2023 at 6:28:49 AM permalink
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a few verses from the poem entitled IF by Rudyard Kipling


If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:


If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!



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January 6th, 2023 at 7:16:44 AM permalink
Quote: lilredrooster

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a few verses from the poem entitled IF by Rudyard Kipling


If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:


If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!



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Surprised you didn’t include the on verse that is in the theme of the forum.

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breathe a word about your loss;
"Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things." -- Isaac Newton
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January 6th, 2023 at 7:54:02 AM permalink
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Surprised you didn’t include the on verse that is in the theme of the forum.

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breathe a word about your loss;
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yeah, I don't like that verse - deliberately omitted it

betting it all on one bet__________not great money management

although never griping about your loss - a thought that rocks


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January 6th, 2023 at 7:56:19 AM permalink
I haven't seen many battles won by great money management.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
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January 6th, 2023 at 8:13:39 AM permalink
He did say all your winnings, not all your earnings or all your net worth. I infer that makes it all part of the game. Kinda like no- limit poker. Don’t be afraid to shove, but if you lose, don’t whine about it.
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January 6th, 2023 at 8:19:22 AM permalink
You can't cross a chasm in two small steps. Sometimes you need to take a giant leap of faith.
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January 6th, 2023 at 9:03:07 AM permalink
Quote: JimRockford

Quote: lilredrooster

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a few verses from the poem entitled IF by Rudyard Kipling


If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:


If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!



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Surprised you didn’t include the on verse that is in the theme of the forum.

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breathe a word about your loss;
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Once it's in your stack, it's not house money.
May the cards fall in your favor.
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January 6th, 2023 at 11:16:40 AM permalink
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Once it's in your stack, it's not house money.

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overheard so many times:

"I'm playin' with the house's money"

it's the very best of ploppy wisdom _____________________(-:/



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January 6th, 2023 at 12:33:04 PM permalink
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January 6th, 2023 at 2:16:53 PM permalink
“You can’t cheat an honest man.”
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; but that is the way to bet.
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January 9th, 2023 at 1:33:32 AM permalink
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my Dad used to read this to me on weekends when he didn't have to work when I was just a little kid - I never got tired of listening to it
see link for complete poem





Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer
"Sir" said I or "Madam" truly your forgiveness I implore;
But the fact is I was napping and so gently you came rapping,
And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door,
That scarce was sure I heard you" - here I opened wide the door; -
Darkness there and nothing more.








https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/48860/the-raven



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February 13th, 2023 at 1:10:23 PM permalink
Regarding the pitch presented to Bruce Springsteen’s manager before Bruce did the Super Bowl halftime show.

Quote:

They gave me 10 minutes worth of bullet points about how big the Super Bowl is, it's the No. 1 show on Jupiter and Mars, it's No. 1 with women, it's No. 1 with people who don't brush their teeth. There's $1 billion transacted — I remember them saying that. I have one question: What do you get paid to be part of the biggest show in the history of the universe? What does the artist get?'



Artists doing the show get Union minimum wage. Why? Because they can. Artist benefit quite a bit from the promotion if it is perceived well. They do cover the production costs though.
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February 13th, 2023 at 7:39:19 PM permalink
A handful of salt fills the mouth of the garrulous slave."


---Albert Camus: "Exile and the Kingdom"
"What, me worry?"
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February 17th, 2023 at 12:31:48 PM permalink
Quote: Albert Einstein


"If A equals success, then the formula is: A=X+Y+Z.
X is work.
Y is play.
Z is keep your mouth shut."

Have you tried 22 tonight? I said 22.
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February 19th, 2023 at 1:53:04 AM permalink
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Of all of the preposterous assumptions of humanity upon humanity nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed and well fed.


Herman Meliville


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February 19th, 2023 at 5:22:32 AM permalink
Good deeds help to heal our broken world.
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February 19th, 2023 at 12:06:06 PM permalink
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We've all heard that millions of monkeys banging on millions of typewriters would eventually reproduce the Complete Works of William Shakespeare


Now, thanks to the internet - we know that that is not true

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February 19th, 2023 at 1:28:56 PM permalink
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We've all heard that millions of monkeys banging on millions of typewriters would eventually reproduce the Complete Works of William Shakespeare


Now, thanks to the internet - we know that that is not true

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certainly not as it is sometimes posed, "since the beginning of the universe" ... from the perspective of such calculations, the universe is too young*, assuming the monkeys type no faster than humans

If one person rolled a pair dice every second since the universe began, it would roughly be enough time to have rolled 18 YOs maybe a time or two

Quote: wikipedia

the probability that monkeys filling the entire observable universe would type a single complete work, such as Shakespeare's Hamlet, is so tiny that the chance of it occurring during a period of time hundreds of thousands of orders of magnitude longer than the age of the universe is extremely low (but technically not zero)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinite_monkey_theorem

*436,117,076,600,000,000 seconds
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February 20th, 2023 at 1:25:46 AM permalink
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thinking of Ukraine and the soldiers and these lines from the famous poem by Tennyson came to mind:


Someone had blundered

Theirs not to make reply

Theirs not to reason why

Theirs but to do and die


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February 21st, 2023 at 1:09:45 AM permalink
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when I see a homeless person I think to myself:


"there but for the Grace of God go I"



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February 22nd, 2023 at 2:11:35 AM permalink
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"did you ever notice that everybody who drives slower than you is an idiot

and everybody who drives faster than you is a maniac______?"


George Carlin




"reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs and alcohol"


Robin Williams


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February 22nd, 2023 at 4:25:10 AM permalink
my wife urged me to beware of drivers with handicap license plates. I started my own observations and have to agree with her: they are more likely to be bad drivers ... in my experience and hers
the next time Dame Fortune toys with your heart, your soul and your wallet, raise your glass and praise her thus: “Thanks for nothing, you cold-hearted, evil, damnable, nefarious, low-life, malicious monster from Hell!”   She is, after all, stone deaf. ... Arnold Snyder
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February 22nd, 2023 at 10:16:05 AM permalink
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February 23rd, 2023 at 2:02:17 PM permalink
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but nobody wants to die"


Joe Louis


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February 23rd, 2023 at 2:16:05 PM permalink
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February 23rd, 2023 at 3:26:20 PM permalink
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But only the things left behind by those who hustle
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February 23rd, 2023 at 5:02:05 PM permalink
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What does that mean?
At my age, a "Life In Prison" sentence is not much of a deterrent.
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February 25th, 2023 at 2:14:05 AM permalink
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March 4th, 2023 at 9:39:03 AM permalink
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My grandfather always said, "Don't watch your money, watch your health."

So one day while I was watching my health, someone stole my money.

It was my grandfather.



Jackie Mason



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