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Old 03-31-2015, 04:44 PM   #321
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Old 04-02-2015, 10:45 PM   #322
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Calgary's Worst Driver. How somewhat can make such a convoluted (and criminal) mess out of the seemingly simply act of backing out of parking spot is mind boggling.
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Old 04-13-2015, 05:40 PM   #323
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Old 05-11-2015, 05:49 PM   #324
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I know a guy who's addicted to brake fluid, but he says he can stop any time.
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Old 05-12-2015, 01:22 PM   #325
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That reminds me of the guys at a service station that were constantly annoyed by a particular stray dog in the area. They decided to get rid of it, so they gave it some gasoline to drink. To their surprise, as soon the dog had lapped it up he tore down the street at full speed, then back again, doing this several times. Suddenly he stopped and keeled over. One of the guys went to check on him to see if the dog was dead, but no, he was just out of gas.
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Old 05-16-2015, 06:30 PM   #326
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Old 08-20-2015, 01:44 AM   #327
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Niklaus Wirth has lamented that, whereas Europeans pronounce his name correctly (Ni-klows Virt), Americans invariably mangle it into (Nick-les Worth). Which is to say that Europeans call him by name, but Americans call him by value.
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Old 08-20-2015, 02:20 AM   #328
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Niklaus Wirth has lamented that, whereas Europeans pronounce his name correctly (Ni-klows Virt), Americans invariably mangle it into (Nick-les Worth). Which is to say that Europeans call him by name, but Americans call him by value.
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Old 08-20-2015, 01:34 PM   #329
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Niklaus Wirth has lamented that, whereas Europeans pronounce his name correctly (Ni-klows Virt), Americans invariably mangle it into (Nick-les Worth). Which is to say that Europeans call him by name, but Americans call him by value.
How about a plugged nickle? Good one, Enrique!
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Hi Sorrano, Chris. What's a plugged nickle?
EDIT: I found the meaning: a nearly worthless amount.

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Hi Sorrano, Chris. What's a plugged nickle?
EDIT: I found the meaning: a nearly worthless amount.
Yes, it's an expression we use to place emphasis on the worthlessness of an item. The nickle itself is pretty worthless, so a plugged one, or fake one, is less.
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Ah! Fake. That makes sense.
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Yes, I can certainly relate to that!
When I practice on my own, sometimes I'll think, ooh my tutor would be pleased with that. Then as soon as he comes and watches me, it all goes pear shaped.
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Yes, I can certainly relate to that!
When I practice on my own, sometimes I'll think, ooh my tutor would be pleased with that. Then as soon as he comes and watches me, it all goes pear shaped.
I'm not surprised if your teacher looks like that!
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Old 10-07-2015, 12:18 PM   #336
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No, he's good really. He is very shrewd as well because he pushes me to know what I know as it were, that is the things that he has taught me and to recall them before learning new things. Sometimes feel a bit nervous if I'm tackling something new.
I have yet to improve on sight reading. I find learning a piece by heart easy, but I have to train myself not to forget to read the music as well.
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Old 10-08-2015, 06:37 AM   #337
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Sometimes feel a bit nervous if I'm tackling something new.
I have yet to improve on sight reading. I find learning a piece by heart easy, but I have to train myself not to forget to read the music as well.
Sounds like familiar pupil problems!
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