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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #25 on: 05/03/2008 23:30:20 »
I find a slap around the face often reddens cheeks.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #26 on: 05/03/2008 23:36:42 »
I find a slap around the face often reddens cheeks.

Ah but that would ruin such a perfect evening that we've had...
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #27 on: 05/03/2008 23:41:33 »
What, an evening looking at your knobbly rocks.....far from perfect.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #28 on: 05/03/2008 23:53:27 »
As you've not answered I presume you have gone to bed, alone.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #29 on: 06/03/2008 01:06:03 »
And I doubt she is a lady, Exodus. Carries on like a ....
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #30 on: 06/03/2008 13:16:16 »
Ignore the beasts Doc. I think I have the answer to your original question. If you live in an earthquake zone you will feel slight movements from time to time. The first time I felt this in Tokyo I was stood on a station. I felt a slight vibration in the ground and looked around expecting to see trains. There were none. I asked one of my students about this and he said that it was just the Earth sighing. How poetic is that? I've also heard someone else describe it as the devil farting but I think that was a geologist (no peotry there!) Anyway most westerner refered to these slight vibrations as tremors. When a big Earthquake was on the way the frequency of these tremors increased. An Earthquake is when you switch off all the utilities, hide under the table and hope you come out alive. 
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #31 on: 06/03/2008 20:23:36 »
But these tremors are due to small earthquakes.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #32 on: 06/03/2008 20:35:43 »
I'm a woman, I know the difference between tremors and full blown ones.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #33 on: 06/03/2008 22:02:21 »
I could answer with an analogy regarding females pertinent to this but I am too refined ...
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #34 on: 06/03/2008 22:45:08 »
I could answer with an analogy regarding females pertinent to this but I am too refined ...

Refined? I thought you were crude.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #35 on: 06/03/2008 23:27:20 »
It just shows how far removed from gentry and refinement you are. We blue bloods are so different mongrel commoners such a you, Lady, you just cannot understand our ways.
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #36 on: 06/03/2008 23:32:19 »
It just shows how far removed from gentry and refinement you are. We blue bloods are so different you mongrel commoners such a you just cannot understand our ways.

 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #37 on: 06/03/2008 23:48:27 »
As you've not answered I presume you have gone to bed, alone.

i'm fending them off with a shi*ty stick.

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #38 on: 07/03/2008 07:39:38 »
Ohhhh... you swearedified!  [:0]
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #39 on: 07/03/2008 16:42:47 »
What do you expect, all geologist are rowdy, as stated above or somewhere in this section in the past few days.


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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #40 on: 07/03/2008 18:55:34 »
I tried to define JimBob as a small feline beginning with P, but it said that I had swearified too. I don't understand what it thought I was trying to say but what I meant was big softy.

My son tried to write the phrase 'wet water' on a forum but it said he had sweared too. I think the computer has a dirty mind. This last one is hard to spot.   
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #41 on: 07/03/2008 21:23:04 »
In the US that word has demeaning, rather crude connotation. Probably why it is on the "naughty" list.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #42 on: 07/03/2008 21:53:55 »
On my site I can censor whatever words I want and replace them with anything. The possibilities are endless!

I can even call functions depending on what word is entered. I use that to keep track of how many times members swear and if they transgress too much I can send them an automatic warning or even bar them without having to lift a finger.

Pretty clever, huh!  [^]
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #43 on: 08/03/2008 00:47:34 »
I doubt it is clever - you don't know how to configure the "banned words" function. Just because it is there doesn't mean it is used by you.
 

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What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #44 on: 08/03/2008 07:55:56 »
I doubt it is clever - you don't know how to configure the "banned words" function. Just because it is there doesn't mean it is used by you.


Not so. I'm in the process of re-designing and re-coding the entire site. The censor routine was there but it was very limited. I re-wrote it and added the code to save info to the database and issue the warnings/bans. It will be in my next update.
 

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What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #45 on: 08/03/2008 11:28:54 »
ooooooowa! aren't you smart.
 

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« Reply #46 on: 08/03/2008 16:49:44 »
An no humility
 

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« Reply #48 on: 08/03/2008 18:15:30 »
An no humility

Humility is something that happens to other people.
 

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« Reply #49 on: 08/03/2008 23:17:54 »
Ah, animals, considering themselves people.
 

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