Coffee klatsch
November 9th, 2011
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  1. Truth TM

    Ok folks, I am out. Will maybe check in later, otherwise will talk to y'all in the morning. Be safe all!

    November 9, 2011 at 5:41 pm |
  2. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@The Jukebox, AleeD

    Speaking of Korn, here's a recent arrival to the jukebox...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUOlc_j4rMA

    November 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm |
    • AleeD patent pending@DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

      Couldn't hear the whole thing, but I liked what I heard. The rest will have to wait 'til I get Home Sweet Home. Thanks for the new tunes!

      November 9, 2011 at 2:36 pm |
    • AleeD From Home Sweet Home@DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

      Finally heard it all. Awesome addition to the collection! Thanks for sharing.

      November 9, 2011 at 6:13 pm |
  3. JBJingles™_AleeGator Whisperer

    Back from a 4hr meeting and lunch! Looks like we have some new visitors, welcome The Coffee Woman! Jury is still out on the others...

    November 9, 2011 at 1:30 pm |
    • JBJingles™_AleeGator Whisperer@just-a-dud

      Hey justin/vapor! So you shortened your screen name huh? What is your hang up with the word "racist"? As I recall, the comments made were more stereotypes than anything, maybe you skipped English comprehension??

      November 9, 2011 at 2:40 pm |
      • This Just In@JaD

        This just in. No one used the N word. Get a grip. That is all.

        November 9, 2011 at 3:26 pm |
      • Truth TM@Justafool

        How about if we just make fun of you instead?

        November 9, 2011 at 3:44 pm |
      • AleeD patent pending@Truth TM

        I thought that's what we were doing. I was anyway. :D

        He's just one of those sad, pathetic, poorly hung people who think they can build themselves up while tearing others down. He has no idea the bond that can be created when a group of people like us get together and care, love and trust each other. Sadly, he never will.

        November 9, 2011 at 4:03 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        I'll drink to that!

        November 9, 2011 at 4:08 pm |
      • This Just In@jAd

        This just in. Ad hominem arguements are not befitting you. That is all.

        November 10, 2011 at 7:05 am |
    • AleeD patent pending

      No. Just you.

      November 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm |
    • This Just In

      This just in. "Pippi Longstocking books charged with racism." That is all.

      November 9, 2011 at 2:54 pm |
    • AleeD patent pending@This just in

      Hey! It's just like just-in. He only has enough to be just in, too.

      November 9, 2011 at 3:01 pm |
    • This Just In@AleeD

      This just in. Just trying to illustrate how ridiculous the sun dried turd is. That is all.

      November 9, 2011 at 3:12 pm |
    • AleeD patent pending@This just in

      With you 100%.

      November 9, 2011 at 3:18 pm |
  4. Mildred

    Good day everyone... it's manicotti, meatballs, and mini-cheesecakes for lunch.

    I'm so glad that I'm going to Morris Dance practice tonight.

    November 9, 2011 at 12:41 pm |
    • MicheleG™

      Morris Dance? Do you participate in a Renaissance Faire? One of my daughters did that for a while several years back.

      November 9, 2011 at 12:51 pm |
      • Truth TM@MicheleG, AleeD

        Participating in renaissance fairs is a great way to spend a day with a knight.

        November 9, 2011 at 12:55 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        nice play on words! I want both a day and a night with my knight..................

        November 9, 2011 at 2:42 pm |
      • AleeD patent pending@MicheleG™

        Advance to 3:40. My question to you is "Is THIS a knight to remember?"

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KyKwp6uTJ4

        November 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        indubitably. My kind of "Morris Dance"..............yowza!

        November 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm |
    • AleeD patent pending@Mil

      Hi! Sounds like a good lunch. Is Morris Dance class similar to a class taken at Arthur Murray's dance school?

      November 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm |
  5. Ms. Grammar

    I want one cup of each type of coffee mentioned on that mug. Need ALL the caffeine I can get, today.

    November 9, 2011 at 10:44 am |
    • MicheleG aka coffee tourist

      isn't cafe latte just coffee with milk? And can you describe exactly what espresso and cappuccino are? I've never had any of these.

      November 9, 2011 at 11:01 am |
      • Ms. Grammar

        Caffe latte (italiam) is like cafe au lait (french); half espresso and half hot milk. Cappucino is a shot (or double) of espresso with steamed and frothed milk added. Sometimes a sprinkle of cinnamon or chocolate is put on top, but most purists enjoy it undecorated. Espresso is a very darkly roasted and finely ground coffee. It makes a very intense cup of coffee. Not bitter; just super coffee-ish. Interesting trivia point; the darker the roast of coffee, the less caffeine it contains. It "burns" off in the roasting process. Class dismissed. :)

        November 9, 2011 at 11:26 am |
      • MicheleG™

        Thanks!
        I will have to try the latte. I put too much heavy whipping cream in my chocolate coffee as it is. So I will go "all the way" with this one, soon.

        November 9, 2011 at 12:40 pm |
    • MicheleG™

      I'm hoping for descriptions that will make me drool uncontrollably.

      November 9, 2011 at 11:07 am |
  6. Ms. Grammar

    Sorry about that. I keep forgetting to take the @RichardHead off my "stage name."

    November 9, 2011 at 10:43 am |
    • RichardHead@Ms. Grammar

      I don't mind...:)))) How's Mom doing?

      November 9, 2011 at 10:52 am |
      • Ms. Grammar

        FANTASTIC! I'm having trouble keeping up with her. :)

        15 days to the cruise...YIPPEE!!!

        November 9, 2011 at 11:29 am |
  7. Sir Biddle@AleeD

    Bam, welcome back! Got moderated already for talking about male chcikens. Wow this place has changed in the past year. Oh the ole days of Jdizz and his surley comments.

    November 9, 2011 at 10:42 am |
    • AleeD@DJCP

      Male chickens are c0cks. What's wrong with that? ;)
      Just be careful about how you spell apet!te, et al. That'll spark up the zombiebots for sure.

      November 9, 2011 at 10:54 am |
      • Queen of Everything@AleeD

        Apparently vib rat or is a no-go as well.

        November 9, 2011 at 10:54 am |
      • AleeD@QOE

        Thanks. The list is updated. I almost feel challenged (insert joke here) to find more words to get the zombiebots stirred up.

        November 9, 2011 at 10:58 am |
    • AleeD@Sir Bid

      s/b @Sir Bid.

      November 9, 2011 at 10:54 am |
    • AleeD@Sir Bid, QOE & Everyone

      Below is the list of moderated words as it stands today.
      Let me know when more come up so I can update the list.

      alt!tude
      att!tude
      Andy D!ck
      a$$umption
      circ umvent
      cu cu mber
      ent!tlement
      pa$$enger
      p0rn
      subst!tute
      t!tanium
      vib rat or

      November 9, 2011 at 11:02 am |
      • S1m0ne

        the ModBots are on Red Alert...................

        November 9, 2011 at 11:04 am |
      • Jerv

        Might as well put lat!tude on that list as well.

        November 9, 2011 at 11:36 am |
      • AleeD patent pending@Jerv©

        done and done sir!

        November 9, 2011 at 12:45 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        Not that someone on staff behind the scenes could modify the code so that suspect letter strings could be allowed if included in a larger word. Can you say "context?"

        There are ways to handle the code, and program for exceptions so that there would be a set of acceptable words.

        November 9, 2011 at 4:00 pm |
    • Sir Biddle@AleeD

      Is any talk of your dungeon now verbotten too?

      November 9, 2011 at 11:02 am |
    • AleeD@Sir Bid

      Nope! Rich & I were just talking about it earlier this week in reference to .... you as a matter of fact. :) The pole & the ColdStone have been polished & sanitized for her pleasure – and your enjoyment. C um this way please. ~_~

      November 9, 2011 at 11:07 am |
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD

        Aaaaa, Yes Mistress. (nice to be welcomed back properly)

        November 9, 2011 at 11:09 am |
      • ModBot Robo-ONE

        MAJOR malfunction.....MY comment "awaiting moderation"............................

        November 9, 2011 at 11:15 am |
      • Truth TM@Biddle, AleeD

        I think I just broke into a sweat...

        November 9, 2011 at 11:23 am |
      • Queen of Everything@Truth

        Please remember that you and Miss Saigon have been banned from the lounge due to your after-hours "recreational" activities.

        November 9, 2011 at 11:44 am |
      • AleeD@Sir Bid, Truth(TM) & QOE

        Sadly the space in the dungeon that was reserved for the "recreational" recliner has taken up by the barber chair I had installed & bolted to the floor. ~_~ I've got contractors coming in this weekend to construct the separate, keypad controlled (love that word) entrance to the dungeon. That should keep the riffraff, aka Just-in, out. The existing entrance will be guarded by the (soon-to-be negotiated) offspring of Evil Grin's pet armored monitor ... as soon it is acquired from the breeder.

        SssssssssCRACK! I'll be guarding it in the meantime. ~_~

        November 9, 2011 at 12:10 pm |
  8. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    Good morning everyone!

    Don't know what they were thinking back at the cafe, but they dumped a large amount of chocolate into my hot chocolate... A LOT of chocolate... Hee hee hee hee~

    November 9, 2011 at 10:33 am |
    • AleeD@DJCP

      Mornin' Deej! Ever try cinnamon in your (amped up) chocolate? I love it brewed in my coffee.
      The time change is keeping my caffeine from kicking in. Got anything in your muzica li-berry that's a heart-pounding motivator?

      November 9, 2011 at 10:46 am |
      • Queen of Everything@AleeD

        I totally misread that and thought you wrote "heart-pounding vibrator". Tazer's latest blog post has sent my mind back to the gutter from whence it came.

        November 9, 2011 at 10:54 am |
      • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@AleeD

        Well, this hypes me up every time I hear it. Hope you're fond of the brutal type...

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUTuwb5bXco

        November 9, 2011 at 11:09 am |
      • AleeD@DJCP

        "...GET TO THE CHOPPAH!!!! ..." HA!HA! That worked!!
        Do I like it brutal? Pfft. Yah dewd. Music with brutal base gets it for me! This does it too:

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey046roWN6M

        FTR and since this IS a food blog, I like me some Korn once ..... in a while.

        November 9, 2011 at 12:21 pm |
    • Elmira

      It's impeavrtie that more people make this exact point.

      November 12, 2011 at 10:59 am |
    • irmoxyf

      IfXnYH fhxchxniypuv

      November 13, 2011 at 4:05 am |
    • ipryysp

      UCDiKE syomyklecrno

      November 15, 2011 at 10:26 am |
  9. S1m0ne

    MicheleG™ is my sister.

    November 9, 2011 at 10:29 am |
  10. Truth TM@NFL Nosepicks

    I will likely post my choices for this week's games tomorrow. I am doing a tenant event today and am up to my tail in issues. I will be in and out sporadically today.

    November 9, 2011 at 10:17 am |
  11. Queen of Everything

    Raging case of mommy guilt this morning: Thing 2 was crying at the door when I left the house this morning and Thing 1 threw a fit when I dropped him off at preschool. Oh to be independantly wealthy and not have to work!

    November 9, 2011 at 10:06 am |
    • AleeD@just in

      Ever consider oral duct tape?

      November 9, 2011 at 11:03 am |
    • Truth TM@JaD

      Ever consider shutting the #@$& up?

      November 9, 2011 at 11:06 am |
    • Queen of Everything@JaD

      As a matter of fact, I have. Too bad your mom didn't do the same.

      November 9, 2011 at 11:42 am |
  12. This Just In

    Josie Wales & William Munney will be voting for Mitt Romney. That is all.

    November 9, 2011 at 9:58 am |
  13. Sir Biddle

    Whats up crew! How goes the gang?

    November 9, 2011 at 9:53 am |
    • Truth TM@Biddle

      Welcome back Bro!
      How have you been? How is the familial unit?

      November 9, 2011 at 9:55 am |
    • RichardHead@SirB

      Welcome Home Bro.

      November 9, 2011 at 9:57 am |
    • Jerv

      Welcome back, hope you are doing well.

      November 9, 2011 at 9:58 am |
    • Sir Biddle

      Things are good here. Busy at work but no real complaints overall. Family is good and Lil Biddle has quite the inquiring mind now as he points to everything and asks "What's that?"

      Anything new in the scheme of things here? Seems like the moderation issues has gone by the by.

      November 9, 2011 at 9:59 am |
      • AleeD@Sir Bid

        Hey and welcome back! The modbots are still ... modding. They got all up in Evil's grill yesterday. It's hard to comment innocuously when you don't know what words will be moderated.

        November 9, 2011 at 10:12 am |
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD

        So what I am hearing is I shouldn't hold my tounge and try to say "I was born on a Pirate Ship"

        November 9, 2011 at 10:18 am |
      • AleeD@Sir Bid

        Wow, suddenly I'm in third grade again. HA!
        If you can do all that and post off-color comments, you know you have my blessing. ;)

        November 9, 2011 at 10:25 am |
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD

        I continue to push the envelope as that is my general nature. Maybe a random word dropped into a post will keep the modbots busy, then again if it is a common word used in daily langauge, whats the harm. At the end of the day a male chicken really is a cock if you want to get into the fine detail of our language. Maybe where spatchcock derives from?

        November 9, 2011 at 10:34 am |
    • MicheleG™

      Our Gang is FAB but we have been plagiarized on other threads so often that we are now trying to have ourselves either trade marked or copyrighted................

      November 9, 2011 at 10:28 am |
    • Ms. Grammar@RichardHead

      Welcome back! You were missed! Glad you're all better.

      November 9, 2011 at 10:42 am |
  14. The Coffee Woman

    Now that I know how to embed videos:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St_RkB7Q0zk

    November 9, 2011 at 9:44 am |
  15. The Coffee Woman

    Gaaaaa! how do I embed videos? I can't do this!!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJa5nZL0b9Y

    November 9, 2011 at 8:55 am |
    • Jerv@CW

      Looks like what you did worked. I just put my cursur over the video, right click and click on "Copy video URL" and then paste in the comment box.

      November 9, 2011 at 9:10 am |
      • The Coffee Woman

        Whoa, that was easy, thanks! Now I feel like an old person.

        November 9, 2011 at 9:26 am |
  16. The Coffee Woman

    Whoops, sorry did'nt work
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJa5nZL0b9Y&w=420&h=315%5D

    November 9, 2011 at 8:53 am |
  17. RichardHead

    Good Morning All,Running late this morning...For the NFL NosePickers–here are the latest standings.....
    1. RH 19-14 0-4 My MOJO has sunk to the ocean floor.
    2. Truth 18-12 3-1 in picks, Good job Bro.
    3. Jerv 17-14 2-2- in picks Must have been the chocolate pie? :)))
    4. Queen 14-10 3-1 WTH–Me thinks she is getting outside help from Things 1 & 2.
    5. Sir B 8-4 2-2 He's back and making a charge to ketchup.
    I need to get an elevator installed on Big Blue as WD has gained too much weight. OW, My Back. :)))

    November 9, 2011 at 8:53 am |
    • Jerv@RicH

      Hope you are not driving in fog like we have here rolling in here. Glad SirB is back in the Nosepickers game. Is is picking this week?

      November 9, 2011 at 9:43 am |
      • RichardHead@Jerv

        I believe it is Truth's turn to burn up the NFL. Hey, I stopped at Collin Street on Friday and scored a Blueberry Bundt cake and FREE Cookies. It was fantastic.

        November 9, 2011 at 9:46 am |
      • Jerv@RicH

        I'm jealous. Free cookies, can't beat that. My order hasn't arrived yet so I'm beginning to think that either the mailman ate it or some kids took it. Damn the man!

        November 9, 2011 at 9:57 am |
      • RichardHead@Jerv

        Sounds like a job for Adam-12 or Joe Friday....

        November 9, 2011 at 10:00 am |
  18. Truth TM

    Good morning all!
    How is everyone doing today? A GREAT morning in the MHC today.

    November 9, 2011 at 8:22 am |
    • Jerv@Truth

      Yeah, we have wonderful fall weather here in VA all through the weekend. Gonna be a great day! Whhooo whoooo!

      November 9, 2011 at 8:42 am |
  19. JBJingles™_AleeGator Whisperer

    So my GF has a lake behind her house and the resident alee gator likes to sun himself on the banks, all 5-6 feet of him! Why is that they will eat a dog, cat, or person, but don't bother the fish, turtles, or birds??

    November 9, 2011 at 8:20 am |
    • Jerv@JBJ

      Morning. I've seen them jack up birds in documentaries.

      November 9, 2011 at 8:45 am |
  20. The Coffee Woman

    Chocolate coffee and raspberry scones!! If that were chicken, I'd suck on the bones!

    November 9, 2011 at 8:01 am |
    • MicheleG™

      BOO RAH!

      November 9, 2011 at 10:26 am |
  21. Jerv

    Morning all. Thanks for the scones, MicG. Be good , JJ. That Kool Whip commercial is hilarious!

    November 9, 2011 at 8:00 am |
  22. The Coffee Woman

    I like coffee, I like tea
    I love the java jive and it loves me
    Coffee and tea, the java and me
    A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, boy!
    I love java, sweet and hot
    Whoops, Mr. Moto, I'm a coffee pot
    Shoot me a pot, and I'll pour me a shot
    A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup
    Oh, slip me a slug from that wonderful mug
    And I'll cut a rug, till' I'm snug in a jug
    A sliced up onion and a raw one, draw one-
    Waiter, waiter, percolator!
    Boston bean! Soy bean!
    Green bean! Cabbage and beans!
    I'm not keen about a bean!
    A cup a cup a cup a cup, boy!
    Thank you, thank you. No, really, sit down. You guys are great. How's the water here?
    Unless it's a cheery chili coffee bean!

    November 9, 2011 at 7:59 am |
    • Jerv@CW

      WTH? Did you compose that or is it a jingle?

      November 9, 2011 at 8:43 am |
      • The Coffee Woman

        [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJa5nZL0b9Y&w=420&h=315%5D

        November 9, 2011 at 8:51 am |
      • Jerv@CW

        Ah, yes the Manhattan Transfer. Very good. Can they haromoize or what.

        November 9, 2011 at 9:05 am |
  23. JainaJade

    Good morning! I have four (4) meetings today so probably won't be around very much. Gonna be a long day....

    November 9, 2011 at 7:58 am |
  24. MicheleG

    Cheers and warm greetings! Chocolate coffee is on and raspberry scones are in the lounge.

    November 9, 2011 at 7:51 am |
    • AleeD

      Good Morning. Will you marry me? Uh, I mean thank you for the yummy selection!
      ...
      ...
      Yeah, that's what I meant. <:-}

      November 9, 2011 at 8:03 am |
    • S1m0ne

      is there any other?

      November 9, 2011 at 10:24 am |
    • Jerv

      You actually need a special turbocharged inline 6 browser to get the real coffee and scones.

      November 9, 2011 at 10:32 am |
    • AleeD patent pending

      For the block ...
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbt30UnzRWw

      November 9, 2011 at 12:56 pm |
 
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