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DIY: Aphorisms

Mapraputa Is
Leverager of our synergies
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Joined: Aug 26, 2000
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Please submit here aphorisms only of your own making.

Here is mine:

"You know you are a geek, if the last person you hugged was your laptop."


Uncontrolled vocabularies
"I try my best to make *all* my posts nice, even when I feel upset" -- Philippe Maquet
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Being louder doesn't make you right.

Just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it's easy.

Don't try to be everything to everyone.

(less useful: "How can I love you if you won't lie down?")
v ray
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Joined: Mar 15, 2007
Posts: 223
Originally posted by David O'Meara:


(less useful: "How can I love you if you won't lie down?")


Going to try this one on my girlfriend today
R K Singh
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Joined: Oct 15, 2001
Posts: 5371
There are people who use indicators like their brain. Its there, but they just dont use it.


"Thanks to Indian media who has over the period of time swiped out intellectual taste from mass Indian population." - Chetan Parekh
Qunfeng Wang
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Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 433
I make one in Chinese: 低调让你如此美丽
But I'm not sure my translation to English is exactly what I want to express: Self-effacement makes you perfect.
:roll:


To be or not to be. It's a question.
Arun Kumarr
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Joined: May 16, 2005
Posts: 513

I'd love if you call me brother. I'd love if you don't call me brother.
If you were to die tomorrow, who'd you want to die today?
Those who say I do not have an aim, has not seen me peeing.


If you are not laughing at yourself, then you just didn't get the joke.
Raghav Sam
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Joined: Apr 12, 2001
Posts: 412
If you are reading this thread and all other threads in MD, probably you are in bench!

or

If you see more of this instead of this then you have no work.
[ June 18, 2007: Message edited by: Raghav Sam ]

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.<br />- Dr. Seuss
John Dunn
slicker
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Joined: Jan 30, 2003
Posts: 1108
People with sh** on their shoes, NEED a doormat.

If it ain't workin' out, it ain't working out...
(in regards to two lovebirds that keep fighting)


"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."
stara szkapa
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Joined: Mar 27, 2003
Posts: 321
"You know you are a geek, if you laught with your laptop"

[ June 19, 2007: Message edited by: stara szkapa ]
David O'Meara
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Posts: 13459

"Reeks of Marketing"
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Posts: 2308
may be is same as may not be.


Rahul Bhattacharjee
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David O'Meara
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Posts: 13459

On infinite time, all things are possible
Ulf Dittmer
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Originally posted by David O'Meara:
On infinite time, all things are possible


Like converting an old-style web site to CSS?


Ping & DNS - my free Android networking tools app
Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast
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Posts: 24187
    
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Things will be OK as long as everybody eats their own potato chips.


[Jess in Action][AskingGoodQuestions]
marc weber
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Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Not the most buoyant duck on the pond.

(This is my variation on "not the brightest bulb on the tree" or "not the sharpest knife in the drawer.")


"We're kind of on the level of crossword puzzle writers... And no one ever goes to them and gives them an award." ~Joe Strummer
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Ulf Dittmer
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Expanding on marc's theme:

A few beers short of a sixpack
Mapraputa Is
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