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Old 21 March 2007, 02:08 PM
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Icon204 They've frankenglurged the cookie story

How many times have we heard this story?

I just got a powerpoint slideshow of this, with an all new ending.

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She felt so ashamed!! She realized that she was wrong...
She had forgotten that her cookies were kept in her purse.

The man had divided his cookies with her, without feeling angered or bitter.

...while she had been very angry, thinking that she was dividing her cookies with him. And now there was no chance to explain herself...nor to apologize.Ē

There are 4 things that you cannot recover.

The stone...

...after the throw!


The word... palavra...

...after itís said!

The occasion...

... after the loss!

The time...

...after itís gone!
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Old 21 March 2007, 02:19 PM
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The cookie glurge powerpoint slideshow...
...after you've emptied your Recycle Bin!
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Old 21 March 2007, 03:03 PM
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The word... palavra...

...after it’s said!
What's a "palavra"? It has an entry in the Portuguese Wikipedia that seems to suggest it's some sort of term to do with writing or language, but I don't speak Portuguese.

So, why that word, and why the stone? Is this translated from a language where those references mean something?
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Old 21 March 2007, 04:37 PM
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I was thinking the same thing. I can think of no sane reason I would ever say palavra anyway.

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She thought "ah....What this abusive man do now?
Firstly, can she not think in coherent sentences. Secondly, she has a very narrow threshold of abuse.

As glurge goes, I don't think this is necessarily a bad story about role reversal, however, this version is roobish.
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Old 21 March 2007, 04:43 PM
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What's a "palavra"?
Maybe it's supposed to be PAVLOVA. That's kind of like a cookie.
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Old 21 March 2007, 04:44 PM
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What's a "palavra"? It has an entry in the Portuguese Wikipedia that seems to suggest it's some sort of term to do with writing or language, but I don't speak Portuguese.

So, why that word, and why the stone? Is this translated from a language where those references mean something?
"Palavra" only became visible when I copied and pasted from the PPS. I was going to delete it, but decided to leave it in as sort of a clue. I do think this thing has done a little wandering outside the English language before returning to us here.
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Old 21 March 2007, 05:07 PM
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I wonder if they meant "palabra" which, in Spanish, means "word." That's really stupid for three reasons:

1. they just said "word" in English
2. they're assuming everyone would know what "palabra" means
3. they misspelled it so NO ONE knows what they mean


ETA: I just looked up palavra on a Portuguese to English dictionary... it also means "word."
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Old 21 March 2007, 05:20 PM
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Yow!

Spam! Spam! Your link gave my computer a virus!

When I opened it, the stupidest music I ever heard overtook my computer system! And all semblance of intelligent work was overshadowed by these really stupid pictures with an even stupider storyline!

It was like my computer developed a mind of its own ... and turned into someone idiotic!

What have you done, Spam?!? WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?!?
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Old 21 March 2007, 05:29 PM
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So it's been translated back from Portuguese but they missed or repeated some bits, then.
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Old 21 March 2007, 05:48 PM
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Spam! Spam! Your link gave my computer a virus!

When I opened it, the stupidest music I ever heard overtook my computer system! And all semblance of intelligent work was overshadowed by these really stupid pictures with an even stupider storyline!

It was like my computer developed a mind of its own ... and turned into someone idiotic!

What have you done, Spam?!? WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?!?
Aww, sweetie! I'm sorry! I forgot it had music. I heard the initial blast and turned off my speakers. I was going to warn you guys after I saved the pps to my computer, opened it in Powerpoint, copied all the glurgy bits and pasted them here, and uploaded the pps file to Fileden so you could enjoy it as I did. But my memory failed - as it often does.

Can I get you something? Ibuprofen? A martini?
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Old 21 March 2007, 05:50 PM
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So it's been translated back from Portuguese but they missed or repeated some bits, then.
Class, this is what happens when we don't proofread our work!

Last edited by franjava; 21 March 2007 at 05:54 PM. Reason: edited to add quote
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Old 21 March 2007, 07:28 PM
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http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=palavra related to palaver
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Old 21 March 2007, 07:41 PM
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The cookie monster ate all the cookies
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Old 21 March 2007, 08:06 PM
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The stone...

...after the throw!
I tested this one and yes you can get the stone back after you've thrown it.
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Old 21 March 2007, 09:13 PM
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A martini?
That'll do quite nicely.
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Old 21 March 2007, 09:45 PM
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The title of this thread led me to think that it had something to do with the Neiman Marcus cookie recipe UL!
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Old 22 March 2007, 03:53 AM
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I tested this one and yes you can get the stone back after you've thrown it.
Especially if you throw it straight up in the air.

Drama ~Just make sure you remember to catch it.~ Queen
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Old 22 March 2007, 11:05 AM
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I tested this one and yes you can get the stone back after you've thrown it.
I wondered if it was meant to be "The die... after you've cast it" or something. You can't change the number you rolled. Unless you have a "Loaded Die" card.
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Old 22 March 2007, 11:29 AM
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There are 4 things that you cannot recover.

The stone...

...after the throw!
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I tested this one and yes you can get the stone back after you've thrown it.
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I wondered if it was meant to be "The die... after you've cast it" or something. You can't change the number you rolled. Unless you have a "Loaded Die" card.
This being a glurge, I was thinking along the lines of "you can't undo the results of throwing a stone" (like when you hit somebodies head with it) or "you can't stop the stone hitting something once you threw it". It is worded badly.

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Old 22 March 2007, 12:45 PM
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