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Tim theTwangler 10 May 07 - 07:55 AM
GUEST,Troublemaker. 10 May 07 - 07:59 AM
Dave the Gnome 10 May 07 - 08:01 AM
Tim theTwangler 10 May 07 - 08:06 AM
GUEST,Troublemaker. 10 May 07 - 08:06 AM
Tim theTwangler 10 May 07 - 08:12 AM
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Subject: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 07:55 AM

In view of all the warm air and blowing hot and cold on certain mudcat threads lately
(ok all the time)
I thought I would start a thread that would be an island of banality nestling serenly in the eye of the storm of debate.
A place were the true uncontentious nature of the Brit F(*)olky could be displayed for our freinds around the world who may have gotten the idea that we are a warlike and arguementative people.
So here it is.
The weather here in Grimsby is fine&sunny but a tad breezy with a hint of showers to come.
This means musically that I must be sure to fetch my guitar in doors when ever I need another beer or to use the bathroom.
How is it with you?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,Troublemaker.
Date: 10 May 07 - 07:59 AM

That's not how to spell "friends" you bonehead!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:01 AM

You bastard! Taking the piss out of us poor souls that are having worse weather than you. Insensitive weatherist! Take your eletist views and stick them where the sun doesn't shine. Not that you would know where that was...

:-P

Dave


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:06 AM

You bastard! Taking the piss out of us poor souls that are having worse weather than you. Insensitive weatherist! Take your eletist views and stick them where the sun doesn't shine. Not that you would know where that was...

:-P
Usually its here!
Getting a bit cloudy now Doh!
I am afraid my spelling is a bit rough on account of my being a ignoramus.

Tip of the day!
A wise mans umbrella is in his hand,not the house!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,Troublemaker.
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:06 AM

... or "argumentative" Huh! And you've made indoors into two words. And whenever. How stupid can you get?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:12 AM

Purple haze,and foggy foggy dew forcast for tonight.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: dj bass
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:15 AM

Doesn't this depend on what you mean by "weather"? Here in wet and grey Plymouth (according to the 1954 Meteoroligical Office definition) we'd laugh at your "hint of showers to come" (or secretly envy it).

dj


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:18 AM

And it's already been moved to BS! How contravertial can you get? The moderators need a good Rogering...

:D


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,Elfcall
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:19 AM

Guest - Michael Fish

Gotta love your satire.

Elfcall


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:22 AM

That's not how to spell "friends" you bonehead
Hang on where did I put the word friends that you have taken such a dim veiw off?
IF you are refering to my use of the word freinds that I used in my intro to this thread, then I am afraid you are putting your own ignorance of the English language on public display.
I was of course quoting from the writings of the 11th century polemnicist Anon who used the word in several manuscripts.
Call yourself a traditionalist.
Bring back haddock baiting!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: A Wandering Minstrel
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:26 AM

And any minute now you'll be blaming your weather on bodhran players.

Doesn't Show of Hands do a great track about the decline of english weather?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:35 AM

Us bodrhannii have the last laugh in cases of sudden inclement weather at outdoor sessions.
We are always excluded from the circle of proper musicians to a position nearer the car park.
Why oh why oh why do the players of "melody instuements" always think they can shelter from the elements beneath those whistle,guitars,fiddles etc.
Such small instruments,such large ego,s.
I have noticed that every one suddenly is the freind of the piano player in a downpour though.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:46 AM

Haddock baiting? I tried haddock as bait once. Caught 2 lugworms and a spinner...


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Stu
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:51 AM

Another thread on Mudcat where the insidious and ever-present threat of the right-wing facist, racist elite attempt to take over the subject of the weather.

Well, I can tell you I've been exposed to the weather for forty years, as were many of my ancestors (my grandparents all had weather-related stories to tell). We didn't take part in the revivial because we didn't need to - our connection to the weather runs unbroken through the marrow of my family. Those upstarts who are out in the weather and think they know it all simply don't respect the old ways of the weather - we had some bloody hot summers before climate change came along you know.

I know what I'm talking about, everyone else doesn't and you Hitler-loving proles can kiss my Cumulus Nimbus.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:57 AM

The best thing about the weather is the pretty lady weather forcasters on the telly.

Haddock baiting is a manly puruit and many do not realise that when roused to anger the haddock is a truly terrifying and vindictive creature.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: BuckMulligan
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:07 AM

What a bunch of ilk-driven drivel. Isn't it time for someone to fuck off? Don't you weather-oppressors GET IT? What a load of climatological dross.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:08 AM

Hey where are we?
This thread aint on me list of threads that are the only ones I know how to see on mudcat.
How can I learn about the weather all over music land without being able to find me thread?
If it was Tom Bliss or some other famous person that started a thread about the weather in relation to music it wouldnt have been losted.
Oh well of to the library to discuus the zionist plot to take over the world by buying littlewoods catalogues with mad harry!
Oh in the interest of ballance will blame the palestinians cooking on open fires in the camps for global warming.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: skipy
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:09 AM

DP, Which one of the Spinners was it?
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:09 AM

HEY! The "ilk-driven drivel" is over at the MOAB thread! Let us not, in the heat of the moemnt, start casting aspersions on good drivel!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:14 AM

Haddock baiting? I tried haddock as bait once. Caught 2 lugworms and a spinner...
WHich spinner was it?
Dip and fall back dip and fall back.............
Never did like the lugworms they itch like buggery(Piles?) and can stop acionverstaion int he pub dead by popping out for a pint.
(no was saying is possible to get piles in yer lugs!)


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:18 AM

Worms like laces on york stone slabs
glisten by moonlight
Fit food for dabs

The dab is relatively peaceful in its habit when compared to the haddock at any rate.
OOOOO the suns back out byeeeee!!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,Troublemaker
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:22 AM

Listen up, Tim the so-called Twang fucking ler- I'm an authority on Anon's writings, having edited her manuscripts with my grandad when we were at Cecil's flat. She had originally written "fiend", in reference to a man she suspected of looking at her- it was later male editors who made a bollox of it, as to be expected. Not only did they assume she meant "friend", they then got the spelling wrong. They probably felt that any old old sh*t would do (typical!). It's you and they who are the ignoramorum, not I (or is that "me", I'm never too sure).


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:22 AM

I prefer a good Conn over a Martin OR a Gibson. Trumpeters RULE because they can play in any weather (except sub-zero cold -- valves get sticky and I'll bet you've NEVER put your lips to a cold, cold metal mouthpiece).

Guitars and good weather are for wussies.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:27 AM

Dont be silly!
Trumpeters dont have valves unless they had a colostomy.
and that is one cold metal mouth peice i wouldnt wish on my worst enama


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:27 AM

I think it was Tony...

Anyway - What's this about pretty weather ladies? Just asking for it now aren't you. Sexist, weatherist and appearencist at the same time, eh? Anyway, isn't it about time that we stopped reffering to weather in such a negative way? How do you expect the weather to earn an honest living if people expect it to do what it does for free? I, for one, am more than happy to pay a proper price to see decent, honest weather in a comfortable modern environment rather than round the back door of a grotty pub!

Cheers

Dave


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:29 AM

The wether was huge and threatening?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:30 AM

Most people don't give weather the credit it is due; weather is an artist not a scientist.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:31 AM

Doesn't this depend on what you mean by "weather"? Here in wet and grey Plymouth (according to the 1954 Meteoroligical Office definition) we'd laugh at your "hint of showers to come" (or secretly envy it).

Hey if you got no showers take a bath.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:33 AM

Yeah? Well our TV weatherMAN does a pretty good job out here in the Rockies, where predicting the weather is TOUGH -- not like wimpy English weather: "Foggy tonight, with rain tomorrow" over and over and over....

Now, Scottish weather is more like it: manly, tough, like out here in The West.

Remember what they say: The cowards never predicted and the weak fronts died on the way.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:38 AM

Don't underestimate the fog and rain. Many have come across the Atlantic in the belief that the weather is weak. Only to enter the mist shrouded environs of Derbyshire or Exmoor never to be seen again...

Besides, it was us who gave you the weather. You lot have fucked it up like the language and the art of tea making. You will be telling us that you saved us from nasty German weather next!

:D


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:41 AM

Who sent the gulf stream? I ask you!

hmmmmpppppphhhhh!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:45 AM

Bloody hell! Is that what the Gulf war is all about then?

:D


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 09:55 AM

just trying to get back our lend-lease of climate moderating warmth. It's easier to transport as oil.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:10 AM

Anyway, don't let these people knocking Bush and his fight against the Gulf stream take over the thread.

What about that bloody boring, old, traditional weather then? Going on and on about how much better the old weather was down the mines and in the rigging.

And that angst driven teenage weather. Blowing up a storm about global warming and such like. Can't stand 'em myself.

:D


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: beardedbruce
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:11 AM

weather, safe? See the threads on global warming...

NOTHING is a safe topic on Mudcat...

Well, actually, "nothing" is NOT a safe topic, either.


There are no "safe" topics on Mudcat.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:17 AM

well - one could argue that a thread about bank vaults or similar diveices would be a "safe" thread; but I suppose one could argue against it as well.

weather just ain't what it used to be; heck, I was born in a short lull between two hurricanes - both of which made it further north then Cape Cod; both of which threw fishing boats up on shore, etc, etc, etc. These days the place would be declared a disaster zone - back then people just took snapshots to prove it happenned and then went on.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:31 AM

I walked into a weather club the other day carrying an umbrella and it was clear from the reaction of the members that umbrellas were frowned upon. The whole evening was dominated by people in galoshes!

I shan't go there again...I'll stay at home and write my own weather!

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:44 AM

Huh the old walked into a club euphemism.
Those cave men attitudes are what brings the weather into disrepute.
Others may choose to believe you but I feel your secret suffering.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:46 AM

I reckon its brightening up over Immingham.
Nope just the oil refinery again.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:51 AM

Hereward the Hake
pah!
He is a girly fish when compared to the mighty Haddock!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Stu
Date: 10 May 07 - 11:04 AM

Sod this for a lark - I'm off to play some weathery owd tunes:

The Maid Behind the Barometer

Shepherd's Hey It's Bloody Raining Again

The Mist Covered Car Park

The Leak in the Bog

The Snowy Road to Dublin

Music for a Found Brolly

The Outlandish Climate


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 11:31 AM

Stormy weather?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 10 May 07 - 11:52 AM

The rain falls on the Just
And on the Unjust Fella
But more upon the Unjust
Coz the Unjust has the Just's umbrella...


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 May 07 - 11:54 AM

Why are you all making a Shambles of this perfectly good discussion?

Especially since it's so damned simple: weather moves from West to East. Hence everyone in the UK is getting used weather from the US, including Spaw's...emissions.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 10 May 07 - 12:02 PM

A little cloud just Shambled across my screen.

Not a bellwether of things to come, I hope.

SRS


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Little Hawk
Date: 10 May 07 - 12:33 PM

Do you twangle with others, Tim, or do you do it all on your lonesome?

I find that twangling can be enhanced by both good and bad weather conditions. Good weather conditions make anyone feel like twangling. Bad weather, on the other hand, works well too, because you want to get away from it into some cozy refuge where you can twangle and forget about the weather for awhile.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 10 May 07 - 12:52 PM

Tims twangling is a great spectator sport in this area..he is a frequent and very adequate twangler. His wife is good at what she does too!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 01:52 PM

Hey I never told you that!
Mrs T Never "does" what is more she wont allow me to get a woman who does do.
LOL
All our weather comes from sun.
Weather tit shines from the arse of the world is another matter.
Cyclelanes are predicted for Lincolnshire
Thats were Norman Polecat went wrong,he should have ordered all those unemployed scroungers to work building cycle lanes
Then when we all got on our bikes.......
Tip of the afternoon
Always take your rain cape with you.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: gnu
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:20 PM

.... NOTHING is a safe topic on Mudcat.

Is nothing sacred?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: gnu
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:31 PM

I LIKE weather!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:35 PM

Once again another baseless generalization:

weather moves from West to East.

In the US some mild weather perhaps drifts across the continent in a west to east direction.

The REALLY BAD STUFF nearly always starts down "south of the border" and moves more in a northerly direction, entering the country illegally and without permission, paying no taxes, and causing horrific disruptions of our social welfare systems.

There ain't no "tropics"1 in the US, and we can do without all those "tropical storms." The current administration refuses to do anything about them, but we're gonna get some real environmental progressives in office and put up a real fence at the next election.

1 Except in the far Northwest where all the mudslides happen.

John


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: BuckMulligan
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:40 PM

This from a guy where tornadoes pick up entire towns and drop them on strangely-dressed little people.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:45 PM

Well, what else are Munchkins for? Running "Lollypop Land?" Hell no! Willie Wonka mechanized all THAT and farmed it out to countries who use cheap slave labor.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:47 PM

These days most munchkins are employed by Dunkin Donuts...


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:55 PM

Yeah, and it's all the fault of the weather, which is controlled by the Rosicrucians and financed by the Knights Templar!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: BuckMulligan
Date: 10 May 07 - 02:58 PM

Don't even get STARTED on the Knights of Columbus... - the things they did to the Arawaks... nobody's business.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: gnu
Date: 10 May 07 - 03:10 PM

BTW.... that's a very poor pic of Cindy the weatherbabe.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 10 May 07 - 03:23 PM

"Don't even get STARTED on the Knights of Columbus... - the things they did to the Arawaks... nobody's business. "

Your heart may be good but your history is fucked up. The K of C wasn't formed for two hundred years after the Arawaks got screwed.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 10 May 07 - 03:32 PM

That's what they *want* you to believe.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: BuckMulligan
Date: 10 May 07 - 03:34 PM

uh.... Peace, it was a joke, not a fucking history lesson. Knights of "Columbus" etc? Can you say "Eye-Ron-EE?" First, try a little free association from "Knights Templar" to "Knights of Columbus." Then stretch the "Columbus" to free-associate with the Arawaks; there yet? Good. Can you extend yourself just a tad and understand that perhaps the comment was intended to satirize a certain mentality that makes connections in ignorance then gets all passionate about them? Good, I thought you could. My history is not fucked up; ees a joke, mon. Apparently there's mpore than one around here incapable of perceiving such.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 03:37 PM

Oh well its gotten dark and it isnt raining.
I had better check the doors and widows!
Hmmm the doors are shut tight but the widows could be opened with a little persuasion.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Little Hawk
Date: 10 May 07 - 04:05 PM

Tim, I've heard that you twangle onstage! (gasp) For money!!!!

Boy, it takes all kinds, eh?

Is the pay okay?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 10 May 07 - 04:40 PM

Tim is a singer songwriter..good at both. A pleasure to know the guy.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 10 May 07 - 04:42 PM

"Good. Can you extend yourself just a tad and understand that perhaps the comment was intended to satirize a certain mentality that makes connections in ignorance then gets all passionate about them?"

Wrap your own fuckin' head around that, dipshit!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 10 May 07 - 04:45 PM

Has Canada been blamed for the world's bad weather yet?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 05:04 PM

LOl
I only Twangle for free with others of the same persuasion.
What you do in the privacy of the pub or f(*)olk club is your own business as long it it doesnt involve animals or children.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 05:10 PM

hi mike still waiting for news of tomorrows weather to see if can come over to six finger land for some Twangling.
Small spit,
Do you twangle and whats the pay like were you are?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: gnu
Date: 10 May 07 - 05:13 PM

.... Has Canada been blamed for the world's bad weather yet?

Well, I blame it for mine.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 10 May 07 - 06:24 PM

Has Canada been blamed for the world's bad weather yet?

Actually, a folk tradition has always been that Nebraska is responsible for the northward drift of bad weather into Kansas.

Perhaps you've hit on a better answer, that it's not Nebraska, but that

          Nebraska ^Canada Sucks.

Somehow though, I doubt that our extremely talented and capable weather persons will find that a credible explanation.

John


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 10 May 07 - 06:28 PM

John, we blame Russia!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 10 May 07 - 06:39 PM

Goodnight freaky weather fans.
Top tip of the night
If the damp makes your bones ache
Moving to New Orleans is probably not the best idea you ever had.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 10 May 07 - 06:49 PM

John, we blame Russia!

Isn't that a little "over the top?"

John


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 May 07 - 07:46 PM

Back when I lived back East we didn't call 'em "Alberta Clippers" fer nothin'!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: BuckMulligan
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:17 PM

Peace - "dipshit?" I'm having a problem here, please walk me through the humor here. I thought this was a jocular, lighthearted thread.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:29 PM

Yeah. So did I.

"uh.... Peace, it was a joke, not a fucking history lesson. Knights of "Columbus" etc? Can you say "Eye-Ron-EE?" First, try a little free association from "Knights Templar" to "Knights of Columbus." Then stretch the "Columbus" to free-associate with the Arawaks; there yet? Good. Can you extend yourself just a tad and understand that perhaps the comment was intended to satirize a certain mentality that makes connections in ignorance then gets all passionate about them? Good, I thought you could. My history is not fucked up; ees a joke, mon. Apparently there's mpore than one around here incapable of perceiving such."

If I misinterpreted this post, then you have my apology.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: BuckMulligan
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:42 PM

I guess I misinterpreted your "history's fucked up" remark as well. Let's call the whole exchange a wash and start over.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:50 PM

Sounds good.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 10 May 07 - 10:57 PM

Whether the weather is fine
or whether the weather is bad
or whether the whether was the best or worst
the old ram ever had.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Azizi
Date: 10 May 07 - 11:19 PM

The sun will come out tomorrow.

Bet your bottom dollar.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 10 May 07 - 11:49 PM

We love the moon...


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 11 May 07 - 01:53 AM

The REALLY BAD STUFF nearly always starts down "south of the border"

So Spaw is vacationing in Mexico City is he?

We're getting our first decent rain for over a month now... and people are moaning! I'm not... my garden has suddenly turned green again!

Lots of little scuddy clouds today - Ireland's empties.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 11 May 07 - 04:25 AM

That last post looks rather fishy to me....

which brings me to another hit by The Veitch Bros -

"The Fishy Song"!!!!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 11 May 07 - 04:28 AM

Aw-----


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 11 May 07 - 04:34 AM

This post was deleted and restored before I even noticed! Probably sun spot activity...

:D


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: JennyO
Date: 11 May 07 - 04:45 AM

Ya mean this one, Robin?

fishy


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 11 May 07 - 05:55 AM

It'll either rain or go dark before morning...


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 11 May 07 - 08:21 AM

Didn't realise you were a fan, JennyO!

And now I don't NEED to enter the words....

Don't NEED to, But I might still WANT to.... :-P


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Donuel
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:06 AM

If fire is weather, now the Georgia fire has linked up with the Florida fire and has burned over 1,000 sq. miles.

America's largest city park, Griffiths Park has burned down sparing only 3 landmark buildings.

Catalina Island is on fire and all 4,000+ people have been evacuated.

Fire season starts later in the summer.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:10 AM

Woops! Mr Fish is back (for the moment!) - now i suppose I'll have to type out the words....


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:18 AM

Gone again ! Whoosh!

Looks like the same attacker of the help area has now redirected the robot to post as a GUEST to the main forum.

One suggested possible way to keep the troublesome GUESTS out permanently is to insist on total membership then - and for those who cannot keep a cookie on their PC - they will just have to put in their password for each post.

Just a theoretical suggestion, Max - but then I don't know just how much work rewriting that will involve.

No topic here now is apparently safe...


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: JennyO
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:30 AM

Didn't realise you were a fan, JennyO!

Oh yeah - all that silly stuff, and of course Weebl and Bob - but then you might have noticed that.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Donuel
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:30 AM

If I had to enter a password, that would mean I could no longer post. big whoop. Its happened to me at least a dozen times on other forums.

If I tried to recover my password since my email changed whey would say no such account exists and if I tried to register they claim my IP address or user name is already taken.

Its a perfect catch 22.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,harpgirl
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:44 AM

Weather may be safe to talk about...

but Tallahassee is completely engulfed by a fine yellow/blue/gray haze and my eyes are burning and my throat is irritated. Old people have to stay indoors. It is awful and so dry...eleven inches of rain below the year need already. About 200 fires in Florida and The Okefenokee Swamp is now the Okefenokee Barbecue. The Florida Folk Festival will have a fine coating of ash like it did in '02 when Offer was there...

But hey,,,it could be worse. Hurricane season starts in three weeks!

"Some say the world will end in fire..."


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: beardedbruce
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:48 AM

(full poem)

Fire and Ice

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.

    -- Robert Frost


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:48 AM

You have already entered a pasword Donuel - it is refered to by the cookie on your PC, so you can post as a member.

"Its happened to me at least a dozen times on other forums."

Why would this happen here? This seems to ASS-U-ME that you would be victimized by the Mudcat 'staff'.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,harpgirl
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:52 AM

Thank you Bruce. Frost and smoke!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Donuel
Date: 11 May 07 - 10:08 AM

"Why would this happen here? This seems to ASS-U-ME that you would be victimized by the Mudcat 'staff'"

I am so unimportant and obscure that to be victimized at all by anyone would be appreciated as proof of my existence.
whump bang hit
"See the violence inherit in the system?"
Monty Python Holy Grail


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Subject: Lyr Add: LITTLE WEATHERMAN (parody of BEGGARMAN)
From: Don(Wyziwyg)T
Date: 11 May 07 - 08:01 PM

THE LITTLE WEATHERMAN
Tune "The Little Beggarman" (Irish Trad.)


I am a little weatherman, you'll see me on TV,
I stand upon a box because I'm only five foot three,
I smile into the camera, to communicate to you,
That I really know me job, and every word I say is true,
        Of all the trades that's going, meteorology's the one,
        With the greatest chance of failure, ah! But that is half the fun,
        It really doesn't matter if I cock it up you see,
        For, when I'm on you're all out in the kitchen making tea.

Oh! The mysteries of forecasting are really quite obscure,
But the use of Doppler radar makes prediction very sure,
I forecast dry and sunny, over twenty three degrees,
And it rains so hard the water level's well above your knees,
        Take a tip, take the day off, take the car, get out of town,
        Pay a visit to the seaside, and you're sure to come back brown,
        You may boast about your suntan, if you really feel you must,
        But, unless they're blind or stupid, they will realise it's rust.

I stood upon me little box, one dark and stormy night,
And I told ten million viewers "There's no hurricane in sight",
Next morning, scattered far and wide were fifteen million trees,
I must be the country's worst case of the foot in mouth disease,
        And since that day I've tried right hard, to cover my backside,
        I predict the worst scenario, whatever might betide,
        For repeating that fiasco is the last thing I would wish,
        So TOMORROW WILL BE ROTTEN, and goodnight from Michael Fish.



© Don Thompson April 1996

Don T.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: MMario
Date: 11 May 07 - 08:26 PM

There may be fifty ways to weave the weather - but


100!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 11 May 07 - 09:15 PM

You wish.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 12 May 07 - 10:18 AM

January brings the snow,
Makes our feet and fingers glow.

February brings the rain,
Thaws the frozen lake again.

March brings breezes sharp and shrill,
Shakes the dancing daffodil.

April brings the primrose sweet,
Scatters daisies at our feet.

May brings flocks of pretty lambs,
Skipping by their fleecy dams.

June brings tulips, lillies, roses,
Fills the children's hands with posies.

Hot July brings cooling showers,
Apricots and gillyflowers.

August brings the sheaves of corn,
Then the harvest home is borne.

Warm September brings the fruit,
Sportsmen then begin to shoot.

Brown October brings the pheasant,
Then to gather nuts is pleasant.

Dull November brings the blast,
Then the leaves go whirling past.

Chill December brings the sleet,
Blazing fire and Christmas treat.


But I think Flanders and Swann had a better idea of the weather....

January brings the snow,
Makes our feet and fingers glow.

February's ice and sleet
Freeze the toes tight off your feet.

Welcome March with wintry wind
Would thou wert not so unkind!

April brings the sweet spring showers,
On and on for hours and hours.

Farmers fear unkindly May
Frost by night and hail by day.

June just rains and never stops
Thirty days and spoils the crops.

In July the sun is hot.
Is it shining? No, it's not.

August, cold and dank and wet,
Brings more rain than any yet.

Bleak September's mist and mud
Is enough to chill the blood.

Then October adds a gale,
Wind and slush and rain and hail.

Dark November brings the fog
Should not do it to a dog.

Freezing wet December, then
Bloody January again!

January brings the snow ...


"I hope that's been helpful to those of you planning your holidays. Now they're very useful, travel tips. Despite all you may have heard to the contrary, the rain in Spain stays almost invariably in the hills. Oh dear, what a weather this is. Still, it was very nice yesterday, wasn't it? Spring, I enjoyed that. Missed it last year, I was in the bathroom."

LTS


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 12 May 07 - 11:27 AM

This thread has been interesting...It was initially very fresh but became a little stormy and since then has been up and down with thunder and enlightening.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Peace
Date: 12 May 07 - 02:08 PM

"And if not - can some indication be given where this deletion has
taken place?"

The deletion has taken place in North America. Fuck, are you thick!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 12 May 07 - 04:52 PM

Sounds fishy..I agree!

And then....

...just when things are getting interesting some expert comes along with facts...we don't need facts! Conjecture, gossip, urban myths and their companions are meat and drink to us!

It's raining cats and dogs here and there are poodles all over the ground!

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,harpgirl
Date: 12 May 07 - 06:08 PM

Hallelujah! RAIN!!!!!


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 12 May 07 - 06:28 PM

Is that a special sort of rain then harpgirl?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: GUEST,hg
Date: 12 May 07 - 07:26 PM

a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18608928/">Local fire problems


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 12 May 07 - 08:48 PM

Maybe GS,
it has something to do with the imminent Coming of the Lord?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Rapparee
Date: 12 May 07 - 09:56 PM

It's gonna rain lard? What happened? The grease factory explode?


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 13 May 07 - 04:17 AM

We too, in the UK, have had the experience of rain again. The country as a whole has had only 14% of it's normal April rainfall, only 2% has fallen on London. People don't believe me when I tell them we've had next to no rain since the middle of March.

Of course, May Bank holiday saw the official start of Summer so now it's poured down every day!

I was watching the news last night (something I rarely do) for news of the Florida fires, not a mention. Even on Sky/CBS news which puts it into 2 categories, USA and RestofWorld, there was not a word.

If you want, I can reopen the Extreme Weather Tavern we had a month back.... come in and wet yer whistles on Bert.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 13 May 07 - 05:33 AM

Hey it was raining cats and dogs here last night.
I know because I just went outside and puss my foot in a poodle.


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 13 May 07 - 08:43 AM

Hello Tim,

What variety of poodle? Traditional or contemporary?

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Weather-a safe topic for mudcat?
From: Tim theTwangler
Date: 13 May 07 - 08:49 AM

Well I think it was a poodle that reminded ceff Jakeman of one he may have seen when he was a kid.............


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