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  1. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    19 Jul '14 15:231 edit
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    Looking forward to it. Seagal is truly one of the greatest, most versatile talents Hollywod has ever produced.
    I'm not surprised. Did you know he failed the Turing test?
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    19 Jul '14 15:29
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    I'm not surprised. Did you know he failed the Turing test?
    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
    100 min - Action | Thriller - 14 July 1995 (USA)
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    Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.

    Director: Geoff Murphy
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    Stars: Steven Seagal, Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill | See full cast and crew »
  3. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    19 Jul '14 15:30
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
    100 min - Action | Thriller - 14 July 1995 (USA)
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    Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack ...[text shortened]... 1 more credit »
    Stars: Steven Seagal, Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill | See full cast and crew »
    Why did you omit the full cast and crew?
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    19 Jul '14 15:331 edit
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Why did you omit the full cast and crew?
    Definition of omit in English:
    omit
    Line breaks: omit
    Pronunciation: /ə(ʊ)ˈmɪt /
    VERB (omits, omitting, omitted)

    [WITH OBJECT]
    1Leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intentionally or forgetfully:
    he was omitted from the second Test
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    SYNONYMS
    1.1 [WITH INFINITIVE] Fail or neglect to do:
    he modestly omits to mention that he was a pole-vault champion
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    SYNONYMS
    Origin

    late Middle English: from Latin omittere, from ob- 'down' + mittere 'let go'.

    Derivatives

    omissible
    ADJECTIVE
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    omittable
    ADJECTIVE
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    Nearby words

    ominous omission omit ommatidium ommatophore
    See also

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    omit [ + infinitive]
    in Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage
    to omit to + inf
    in English-Spanish
    Spanish punctuation
    in Grammar & usage
    Avoiding redundant expressions
    in Grammar & usage
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    into French into German into Italian into Spanish
    WORD OF THE DAY
    callow
    Pronunciation: ˈkaləʊ
    ADJECTIVE
    (of a young person) inexperienced and immature
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    HandyAndy, what interests you about the word «“omit”»¿?
  5. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    19 Jul '14 15:41
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    HandyAndy, what interests you about the word «“omit”»¿?
    I like to think of it as пропускати in Ukrainian.
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    19 Jul '14 15:451 edit
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    I like to think of it as пропускати in Ukrainian.
    I don't like all that foreign muck. Give me good old English chicken vindaloo and a pint of Farage's Bride any day. Foaming, that's the way I like it. Really foaming.
  7. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    19 Jul '14 15:47
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    I don't like all that foreign muck. Give me good old English chicken vindaloo and a pint of Farage's Bride any day. Foaming, that's the way I like it. Really foaming.
    Omit the hot peppers?
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    19 Jul '14 15:50
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Omit the hot peppers?
    так, будь ласка, вони ображають мою воскову куртку
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    20 Jul '14 00:22
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Why do you think Eugene Goostman is a fraud, Bobby?
    Erik Larson thinks Eugene Goostman is a fraud; I don't know enough about the claims and counterclaims yet to opine.
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    20 Jul '14 08:46
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    [b]No, mine is a computer program which purports to be a 13-year old Ukranian and was recently reported to have passed the Turing test. Still, easy mistake to make, eh?

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    Eugene Goostman Is a Fraud Erik J. Larson July 9, 2014 10:50 AM | Perma ...[text shortened]... now resides in Seattle."[/i]

    http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/07/eugene_goostman087641.html[/b]
    I actually read the article, Bob. I was asking what you meant by your comment.
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    20 Jul '14 11:34
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    Hi, Eugene.
    Hey Eugene - Pink Martini

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  12. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    20 Jul '14 12:21
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    I actually read the article, Bob. I was asking what you meant by your comment.
    "> Same "Eugene Goostman", NoEarthlyReason?" (comment):

    Simply giving NoEarthlyReason the benefit of doubt that I may have found an incorrect reference to his Original Post.
  13. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    20 Jul '14 15:03
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    "> Same "Eugene Goostman", NoEarthlyReason?" (comment):

    Simply giving NoEarthlyReason the benefit of doubt that I may have found an incorrect reference to his Original Post.
    Simply?
  14. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    20 Jul '14 15:06
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Simply?
    "> Same "Eugene Goostman", NoEarthlyReason?": 4 words.
  15. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    20 Jul '14 15:17
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    "> Same "Eugene Goostman", NoEarthlyReason?": 4 words.
    And then what?: 3 words.
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