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  1. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    30 Dec '12 03:29
    One hundred and seventy five years ago...

    One hundred and seventy five years ago in Moscow, Russia, Alexander Pushkin was born. This poet and dramatist disappeared from his brief life thirty seven years later on February 10, 1837. One routine day, someone asked him what he thought about his life and times. First learned of his profound answer during the memorable decade of my twenties. That single sentence became involuntarily printed on my forehead for all time: "How do I know what I think, until I see what I write."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Pushkin

    Note: Recently made a slight change, "How do I know what I think, until I see what images and sounds play in my mind".
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  2. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    30 Dec '12 03:49
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]One hundred and seventy five years ago...

    One hundred and seventy five years ago in Moscow, Russia, Alexander Pushkin was born. This poet and dramatist disappeared from his brief life thirty seven years later on February 10, 1837. One routine day, someone asked him what he thought about his life and times. First learned of his profound answer ...[text shortened]... change, "How do I know what I think, until I see what images and sounds play in my mind".
    -[/b]
    What did you wear that day Bob? 😛
  3. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    30 Dec '12 03:55
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis

    What did you wear that day Bob? 😛
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    my one pair of clean undies
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    30 Dec '12 04:33
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    That single sentence became involuntarily printed on my forehead for all time: "How do I know what I think, until I see what I write."
    Obviously your cortis cerebellum was split when you were born, and hence with? 😉

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  5. SubscriberSuzianne
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    30 Dec '12 06:14
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]One hundred and seventy five years ago...[/b]
    I think your calculator must be broken, GB.

    2012 - 1799 = 213 years by my calculation.
  6. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    30 Dec '12 07:051 edit
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    I think your calculator must be broken, GB.

    2012 - 1799 = 213 years by my calculation.
    Don't try to obscure this thread with facts. You got that? 😛
  7. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    30 Dec '12 08:33
    Originally posted by Suzianne

    I think your calculator must be broken, GB.

    2012 - 1799 = 213 years by my calculation.
    Not the calculator, gb. Went with Al's birth date, instead of his death. Please forgive.
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    30 Dec '12 08:521 edit
    "How do I know what I think, until I see what I write."
    I've seen that quote, and still think it's dumb. No offense intended, just honest reaction. I think the author was in the cups and being dismissive of inquiries.
  9. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    30 Dec '12 09:06
    Originally posted by apathist
    I've seen that quote, and still think it's dumb. No offense intended, just honest reaction. I think the author was in the cups and being dismissive of inquiries.
    Y.
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    30 Dec '12 20:485 edits
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]One hundred and seventy five years ago...

    One hundred and seventy five years ago in Moscow, Russia, Alexander Pushkin was born. This poet and dramatist disappeared from his brief life thirty seven years later on February 10, 1837.

    Originally posted by Suzianne
    I think your calculator m i]
    [b]Not the calculator, gb. Went with Al's birth date, instead of his death. Please forgive.
    [/b][/b][/b][/b][/b]
    Try again, GB.

    Of course you went with his birthdate, you were talking about when he was born. So did I, he was born in 1799. You meant you went with his death date, 1837, which is 175 years prior to 2012.



    I usually have half a candy bar when my sugar gets low and I get confused. It works wonders.
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    30 Dec '12 20:57
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Try again, GB.

    Of course you went with his birthdate, you were talking about when he was born. So did I, he was born in 1799. You meant you went with his death date, 1837, which is 175 years prior to 2012.



    I usually have half a candy bar when my sugar gets low and I get confused. It works wonders.
    he may have meant his (Pushkins) "rebirth"...you know, reincarnation.
  12. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    30 Dec '12 21:02
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Try again, GB.

    Of course you went with his birthdate, you were talking about when he was born. So did I, he was born in 1799. You meant you went with his death date, 1837, which is 175 years prior to 2012.

    I usually have half a candy bar when my sugar gets low and I get confused. It works wonders.
    "You meant you went with his death date, 1837, which is 175 years prior to 2012."

    Yes, I did... @ the time two people knew why. Now, only oneReveal Hidden Content
    God.

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  13. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    31 Dec '12 03:47
    Originally posted by Suzianne



    I usually have half a candy bar when my sugar gets low and I get confused. It works wonders.
    That certainly explains alot.

    Thanks for the heads up. 🙂
  14. SubscriberSuzianne
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    31 Dec '12 13:16
    Originally posted by Very Rusty
    That certainly explains alot.

    Thanks for the heads up. 🙂
    What's YOUR excuse? Huh?
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