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Mike Zeidler
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#1781 Posted on 14.10.09 1257.16
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    Originally posted by Broncolanche
      Originally posted by SchippeWreck
      A black taco shell means it's burnt. I don't see the appeal, Taco Bell.
    It's blue corn.


I assure you it's just coloring, not blue corn.
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#1782 Posted on 14.10.09 1331.59
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    Originally posted by Mike Zeidler
      Originally posted by Broncolanche
        Originally posted by SchippeWreck
        A black taco shell means it's burnt. I don't see the appeal, Taco Bell.
      It's blue corn.


    I assure you it's just coloring, not blue corn.
Well whatever it is it certainly isn't "burnt"

(edited by Broncolanche on 14.10.09 1232)
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#1783 Posted on 14.10.09 1352.23
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    Originally posted by Broncolanche
      Originally posted by Mike Zeidler
        Originally posted by Broncolanche
          Originally posted by SchippeWreck
          A black taco shell means it's burnt. I don't see the appeal, Taco Bell.
        It's blue corn.


      I assure you it's just coloring, not blue corn.
    Well whatever it is it certainly isn't "burnt"

I think I was misunderstood. Taco Bell is marketing a "Black" taco as something novel. I was merely stating that when a fried corn tortilla shell is black, that usually indicates that it is burnt. Burnt taco shells are not appealing. It would be like Subway saying, "Come in and try our Extreme Green Fuzzy Bread!"
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#1784 Posted on 15.10.09 1725.11
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Ah crap, they didn't find a buyer, did they?
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#1785 Posted on 15.10.09 1757.42
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Ah crap, they didn't find a buyer, did they?
Nope. This photo was from, what, about a month ago I think.
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#1786 Posted on 15.10.09 2144.02
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    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by Guru Zim
      Ah crap, they didn't find a buyer, did they?
    Nope. This photo was from, what, about a month ago I think.
What is/was that?
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#1787 Posted on 15.10.09 2213.12
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    Originally posted by Oliver
      Originally posted by CRZ
        Originally posted by Guru Zim
        Ah crap, they didn't find a buyer, did they?
      Nope. This photo was from, what, about a month ago I think.
    What is/was that?


I'd guess this Lego House, getting demolished.
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#1788 Posted on 16.10.09 0827.54
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Zed thanks for the Monty Python. In high school and college we wore out our vinyl listening to their bits like a cheese shop with no cheese, rat flavored pie, and the Spanish inquisition. And we first discovered the new medium of PBS watching the Flying Circus and later Fawlty Towers. Not to Mention the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and the Meaning of Life. And what is great to me is that my 19 yo daughter is now a big fan.

Hard to belive it's been 40 years. Thanks!
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#1789 Posted on 16.10.09 0926.29
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    Originally posted by DrDirt
    Zed thanks for the Monty Python. In high school and college we wore out our vinyl listening to their bits like a cheese shop with no cheese, rat flavored pie, and the Spanish inquisition. And we first discovered the new medium of PBS watching the Flying Circus and later Fawlty Towers. Not to Mention the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and the Meaning of Life. And what is great to me is that my 19 yo daughter is now a big fan.

    Hard to belive it's been 40 years. Thanks!


Exactly the same for me, Doc. My 13 year old son is a huge fan, too. We bought the entire DVD collection of the television series and we watch them all the time.
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#1790 Posted on 16.10.09 2035.57
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"Monty Python: Almost The Truth" starts this Sunday night on IFC and airs for consecutive nights through Friday.

I *think* this is the same as the DVD which is available on the 27th.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NdrZoldiHQ
Monty Python: Almost The Truth (The W at Amazon).
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#1791 Posted on 16.10.09 2037.54
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You two, and others, would probably like to know that the Python-a-thon starts Sunday on IFC. Every night at 9pm from Sunday through Friday they are going to air the movies and some select episodes of Flying Circus, interviews, reunion, Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyers Cut), and more.


EDIT: Ahh, you beat me while I was typing it.

(edited by Zeruel on 16.10.09 2138)
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#1792 Posted on 16.10.09 2215.18
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For those of you with Sirius, they either just have or are starting a Monty Python channel in the next couple days.

whatever
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#1793 Posted on 20.10.09 0720.14
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"No Whammys, no Whammys, no Whammys, STOP!"
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#1794 Posted on 20.10.09 0754.21
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You forgot: "BIG BUCKS~!" "BIG BUCKS~!"
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#1795 Posted on 20.10.09 1035.50
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In honor of the greatest game show of all time (sorry Price is Right), and the fact that the test pattern is showing the spins, here is the epic spin battle from Press Your Luck.

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#1796 Posted on 20.10.09 1421.52
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To this day, when we hold our 50/50 raffle prior to main events in ACW and NWA Wisconsin, I play the "big board" music while we pick a winner, and then the PYL theme when said winner shows up.

The crowd always goes along with the "Big Bucks, Big Bucks, no Whammies, STOP!" gimmick. Fun for all.

Long live "Press Your Luck." (C'mon, Wii game in 2010!)
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#1797 Posted on 20.10.09 1455.37
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you affiliated with some sort of indy fed or something?
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#1798 Posted on 21.10.09 1710.17
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#1799 Posted on 26.10.09 0839.39
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Thanks for your service back in the day, Geocities.

XKCD has a nice tribute/background today as well. I miss all the "Under Construction" signs.
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#1800 Posted on 27.10.09 0243.29
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    Originally posted by The Goon
    I miss all the "Under Construction" signs.
This site might ease your pain.

--K
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