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Re: randomness

Post by Assaultman67 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 6:52 pm

Renegade_Turner wrote:
Assaultman67 wrote:Our enemy was the U.S.S.R. ... After the nation collapsed it became Russia, problem solved (ish)
That's like saying if I changed my username to "Friendly_Turner" you wouldn't hate me so much. :P
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Re: randomness

Post by Renegade_Turner » Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:37 pm

I wouldn't hold your breath.

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Re: randomness

Post by Assaultman67 » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:48 am

I just realized that's a weird saying ...

Why would someone "hold their breath" in anticipation of something.

I wonder how that phrase originated :?

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Re: randomness

Post by Renegade_Turner » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:21 pm

I suppose it's one of those things that's just never questioned, so people accept it and don't realise it doesn't really mean much.

Although I do kind of get the idea of someone holding their breath in anxiety of something...although maybe that's only because of the phrase as opposed to the explanation of it.

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Re: randomness

Post by Richie Rabbit » Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:21 pm

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Re: randomness

Post by SamW » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:46 pm

Renegade_Turner wrote:
Assaultman67 wrote:Our enemy was the U.S.S.R. ... After the nation collapsed it became Russia, problem solved (ish)
That's like saying if I changed my username to "Friendly_Turner" you wouldn't hate me so much. :P
To be honest the entire government collapsing isn't just a simple name change.

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Re: randomness

Post by Sandurz » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:30 pm

Assaultman67 wrote:I just realized that's a weird saying ...

Why would someone "hold their breath" in anticipation of something.

I wonder how that phrase originated :?
I was always told it meant if you held your breath waiting for it you'd never breath again.

Then again, my dad makes up a lot of things. (southern USA)

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Re: randomness

Post by Assaultman67 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:19 pm

Maybe, if it did it somehow became universally simplified ...

The fact that Ren used that saying is what peaks my interest in it ... it means that the saying is used both here and in the UK ...

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Re: randomness

Post by Renegade_Turner » Thu Sep 02, 2010 6:08 pm

Ireland is not part of the UK. I'm not sure why you thought that.

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Re: randomness

Post by Assaultman67 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:26 pm

Oh yea, you are from Ireland aren't you ... I know too many people from the UK :?

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Re: randomness

Post by Fournine » Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:52 pm

Assaultman67 wrote:The fact that Ren used that saying is what peaks my interest in it
Pique, not peak.

And regarding "Don't hold your breath" - Idiom Dictionary

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Re: randomness

Post by zoidberg rules » Sun Sep 05, 2010 2:30 pm

The saying is used in the U.K. as well though.

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Re: randomness

Post by zoidberg rules » Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:22 pm

You guys, I just remembered my dream from the other night!

I had a John beard!

I looked in a mirror, saw it and was like "Cool, but I don't remember growing that", so then I started walking up the stairs, then I was like "Wait a minute...I don't have a beard! This is a dream!" So then I focused all my energy on waking up, just to check it was a dream, then I woke up, but realised that the waking up was a dream, then I got woken up by my alarm clock, and was like "Woah! Wtf?!"

Just thought I'd let you guys know. :lol:

EDIT: Sorry if this is considered double posting, it's just, it's been 5 days since my other post was put up, so I thought it should be fine to post again, rather than just tacking this on to the end of an existing post.

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Re: randomness

Post by Untadaike » Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:11 pm

That's super trippy man. I never remember my dreams.

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Re: randomness

Post by zoidberg rules » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:02 pm

It happens very rarely for me, but when I do, it's usually the really frikken weird ones that I remember the best, either that, or the ones that I am reminded of by something at some point in the day...

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