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el gatito
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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by el gatito » Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:44 pm

I love to count quinoa (that comes in 250g bags). I love to count rice grains. I love to count the most interesting moments of life.
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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by el gatito » Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:47 pm

Like, 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. 6.. 7.. 8.., you know, but it could be rather long post.
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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by regioncentralX » Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:53 pm

I (would) like to count the number of cat and dog fleas on and about my person after taking some random central Chile colectivo.
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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by greg~judy » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:49 pm

el gatito wrote:I love to count quinoa (that comes in 250g bags). I love to count rice grains. I love to count the most interesting moments of life.
dear gatito - once there was a book...
a VERY good book, called "the hawkline monster"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hawkline_Monster
richard brautigan was the author...
(btw - brautigan's more famous book was "trout fishing in america")
(he also wrote "a confederate general from big sur")


but, we digress...
in the hawkline monster, one of the heroes always counted everything
now we have evoked memories of that most amazing book
now we will have to go find a copy again - forthwith...
and read it for perhaps the 5th or 6th time?
(yes, it was that good!)

btw - this counting thing...
this is usually associated with some form of OCD
there are drugs for this condition - usually SSRI's
suerte...

btw2 - part of the plot involves this theme...
...the monster is somehow altering their minds to make them lose track of what (and who) they are discussing.
:alien:
Things are not what they appear to be: nor are they otherwise.
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“If we want everything to stay as it is, everything will have to change."
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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by el gatito » Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:03 pm

Be careful, rcX. Do you know BTW with whom are g~j talkin'?..
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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by greg~judy » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:30 pm

regioncentralX wrote:I (would) like to count the number of cat and dog fleas on and about my person after taking some random central Chile colectivo.
we thought you had previously resolved that issue with the pulgas...
once again - before entering~seating~riding in any those nasty colectivos...
please be advised - you must always remember "Fick's Law"...
i.e. dust yourself thoroughly with (food grade) diatomaceous earth powder!
:alien:

Diatomite is used as an insecticide, due to its physico-sorptive properties.
The fine powder absorbs lipids from the waxy outer layer of insects' exoskeletons, causing them to dehydrate.
Arthropods die as a result of the water pressure deficiency, based on Fick's law of diffusion.
It can be used to help control and eventually eliminate cockroach and flea infestations.
It has also been used to control bedbug infestations, but this method may take weeks to work.
Things are not what they appear to be: nor are they otherwise.
--- Surangama Sutra
“If we want everything to stay as it is, everything will have to change."
--- Giuseppe Tomasi di Lamedusa

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Re: Empty Matchboxes

Post by griffin » Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:45 pm

I have to buy matchboxes every year for some school craft project or other. We use maybe 20 matches a year? So if you are looking for a use for your empty small matchboxes, by all means donate them to your local school.

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