Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:33 pm

Yes, Bogey was a fag, but he also fucked Lauren.

So what?

You've been warned before AA: Stop trying to drive this board with your bullshit.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:59 pm

sparks wrote:Yes, Bogey was a fag, but he also fucked Lauren.

So what?

You've been warned before AA: Stop trying to drive this board with your bullshit.

You have been warned!! Mister!!11
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:06 pm

It was a joke ... fag. :)

Lighten up
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:32 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
sparks wrote:Yes, Bogey was a fag, but he also fucked Lauren.

So what?

You've been warned before AA: Stop trying to drive this board with your bullshit.

You have been warned!! Mister!!11
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:03 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
sparks wrote:Yes, Bogey was a fag, but he also fucked Lauren.

So what?

You've been warned before AA: Stop trying to drive this board with your bullshit.

You have been warned!! Mister!!11
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I don't much get him either.
Which one of us are you taking to? :notsure:
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:07 pm

Sparks. He's very mean lately. I think he wants to murder someone. Can't be sure. I will pray for him with country music playing in the background.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:12 pm

Maybe the new Bjork album?

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:07 am

how did he do? Let's have some follow up.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:09 am

Rob Lister wrote:how did he do? Let's have some follow up.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:18 pm

http://www.shorpy.com/node/22776

https://blogs.uh.edu/hotel-historian/20 ... ew-mexico/
The Yucca Hotel has an interesting history. It opened in June 1929 as the Hotel Swastika—yes, Swastika. The hotel chose Swastika because it was a symbol commonly used in the area by many of the local Native American Indian tribes. There were many businesses in the Raton area that also used the Swastika symbol and name in their corporate logo and masthead. The hotel operated for ten years as the Hotel Swastika until it changed its name to Hotel Yucca in 1939.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:46 am

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The BLURB on the back of a book is named after Belinda Blurb, who gave a testimonial on the back cover of Gelett Burgess’ 1906 book ‘Are You A Bromide?’. In fact, Miss Blurb didn’t exist: Burgess had written the review himself, and used a photograph from a dentistry pamphlet.
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Post by ed » Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:32 pm

Did people really talk like that?

"Say Abdul, you're a 90HP six cylinder poster!!"

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:32 pm

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The BLURB on the back of a book is named after Belinda Blurb, who gave a testimonial on the back cover of Gelett Burgess’ 1906 book ‘Are You A Bromide?’. In fact, Miss Blurb didn’t exist: Burgess had written the review himself, and used a photograph from a dentistry pamphlet.
Also the author of that famous poem about the purple cow and the inventor of the non-typographical definition of "dingbat". :coolspecs:
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:41 am

Nazi flapper.

Indeed.

One wonders about the coiffure between her (Right, stop that shit!)...
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