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Re: last year's flower seeds
Board: Garden Gnomes
Reply to: #596917 by SpyCat
Apr 3, 2011 3:29pm
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Probably, but maybe not as fertile as last year, and it depends on how they were stored. We have planted seeds that were 5 years old with good results. The seeds lived in the basement until they were planted.
Re: Wildlife
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #596800 by felixpezgirl
Apr 3, 2011 3:35pm
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We too saw a red fox this past week while letterboxing. We have quite a few in the area so that's not too unusual. However, we did see a red tail hawk being attacked by a falcon, that was being attacked by a crow. it was fun watching each of them trying to act more menacing than the other.

3 Blind Mice
Re: Shorty's coming to New Orleans
Board: State: Louisiana
Reply to: #596827 by dancingpecan
Apr 3, 2011 3:45pm
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Yes I would! : )

Ill be down afternoonish on the 28th, and will be leaving afternoonish on the 1st of August. Will mostly be at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and sightseeing, and boxing! I dont have my confirmed schedule yet, so I cant plan on meeting at a certain time, but as soon as I know, Ill let you know!
carving injury :)
Board: Stamp Carving and Mounting
Apr 3, 2011 4:35pm
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I had my first carving injury today :) Sliced my finger under the nail while using a #5 to clean up edges of my stamp. That's what I get for watching the birds outside instead of what I was doing. Lesson learned!
Re: How many stamps at once?
Board: Stamp Carving and Mounting
Reply to: #596906 by EmcSquared
Apr 3, 2011 4:41pm
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When a stamp is not mounted, the weight of your hand is not evenly distributed across the rubber and wherever you push is likely to be darker than the rest of the image. Also, if you have a few "gorpkins" of rubber that are not carved out all the way, they are likely to stamp even though you don't want them to. If you mount a stamp with thick foam or wood, the weight of the pressure from your hand is more evenly distributed and the chance at stamping "gorpkins" is lessened. I always clean the white area as much as possible, then I mount on thick foam, stamp, and continue cleaning out the gorpkins until I'm satisfied.
Re: Gatlinburg Mini_Meet IV
Board: State: Tennessee
Reply to: #596880 by thewoodwhittler
Apr 3, 2011 4:45pm
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We all were glad you were able to make it to the event. We all appreciate all the great carving you do. Hope this year ends a little better for you and your family. Enjoy the gift bag!
Re: Mecklenburg County Cicada Watch Project
Board: State: North Carolina
Reply to: #596881 by dancingpecan
Apr 3, 2011 4:49pm
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dancingpecan.... that leaves a great image in my head, we want to see pictures...
Re: How many stamps at once?
Board: Stamp Carving and Mounting
Reply to: #596922 by Dizzy
Apr 3, 2011 4:49pm
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{{a few "gorpkins" of rubber}]

gorpkins???
Re: Wildlife
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #596919 by 3 Blind Mice
Apr 3, 2011 4:49pm
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we did see a red tail hawk being attacked by a falcon, that was being attacked by a crow

Three Blind Mice saw three crazy birds.

Shiloh
Re: Shorty's coming to New Orleans
Board: State: Louisiana
Reply to: #596920 by Shorty
Apr 3, 2011 4:52pm
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Hey, Shorty. I thought I'd give some advance notice so people can start checking their schedules. Does pizza sound o.k. or would you rather more New Orleans style food?
Re: How many stamps at once?
Board: Stamp Carving and Mounting
Reply to: #596925 by Baqash
Apr 3, 2011 4:52pm
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gorpkins???

Made up word, sorry. My Freshman English teacher used it to describe the torn bits of paper on the side of spiral notebook paper. He insisted that all papers turned in didn't have any gorpkins, so we were expected to cut them off if we used spiral bound paper. Since then, I've always used the word to describe bits of something unwanted that you had to get rid of, just like the bits of paper. =)
Re: Strawberry Fest 2011!
Board: State: Oklahoma
Reply to: #596915 by Goofy girl
Apr 3, 2011 4:53pm
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I don't believe Queendeen was suggesting a meet, she just asked if any one had been to it before. But that doesn't mean you all can't make it a gather...have fun.
Escapade 30th Birthday
Board: State: Wyoming
Apr 3, 2011 4:54pm
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This box is going to be retired later this spring. A new stamp in honor of this year's summer escapade will be replacing it in the same location with the old one listed as an other or bonus. So anyone wanting to get two finds off the same location, and hasn't already gotten the current stamp, should be sure to get the 30th Birthday soon.
Re: Shorty's coming to New Orleans
Board: State: Louisiana
Reply to: #596927 by dancingpecan
Apr 3, 2011 4:54pm
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Mmmm, Pizza is Yummy! : )
Re: How many stamps at once?
Board: Stamp Carving and Mounting
Reply to: #596928 by Dizzy
Apr 3, 2011 4:56pm
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I knew what you meant, just wanted to see you explain it.
Great word.
Re: Wildlife
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #596926 by shiloh
Apr 3, 2011 4:56pm
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You think that is funny... try reading "cow" for "crow" like I did.
Re: Top Shot 3/29/11
Board: Television: After the Show Ends
Reply to: #596822 by Fluffy Cow
Apr 3, 2011 4:58pm
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Shiloh: Remember what I said earlier about who would probably win the whole thing?

Fluffy Cow: I know, I know... now hush.

I agree with Fluffy Cow on the hushing! :)

Shiloh: all this really proves is that anyone at anytime can out shoot someone else.

But, WHY does it have to be HIM?!

~J
Re: Strawberry Fest 2011!
Board: State: Oklahoma
Reply to: #596915 by Goofy girl
Apr 3, 2011 5:01pm
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I was typing that on my phone it should have been Ft. Smith get together. I have no idea how it got cranium

http://damnyouautocorrect.com/

Then the answer is no.

Shiloh
Singleton
Board: Postals
Apr 3, 2011 5:04pm
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Re: Top Shot 3/29/11
Board: Television: After the Show Ends
Reply to: #596934 by WhisperWisdom
Apr 3, 2011 5:04pm
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WHY does it have to be HIM

I think one of the other guys said it best...

"he pulls magic out of his a$$"

I agree though. I can't stand his arrogance. I'm just a golf instructor but I keep winning.

Shiloh
Re: Top Shot 3/29/11
Board: Television: After the Show Ends
Reply to: #596937 by shiloh
Apr 3, 2011 5:09pm
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I keep winning.

That explains it. He's related to Charlie Sheen.
Re: Personal Logbook Size Poll
Board: Logbook Logistics
Reply to: #596887 by wassamatta u
Apr 3, 2011 5:14pm
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I knew you were coming with that. ROFL;-)
Re: Top Shot 3/29/11
Board: Television: After the Show Ends
Reply to: #596938 by Fluffy Cow
Apr 3, 2011 5:27pm
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Maybe we could put him and Charlie in an elimination match. Charlie would have an accidental discharge eliminating Jay. Then Charlie would be too drunk to finish. Problem solved. :)

Shiloh
Re: Top Shot 3/29/11
Board: Television: After the Show Ends
Reply to: #596942 by shiloh
Apr 3, 2011 5:32pm
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Charlie would have an accidental discharge

*snicker*
I'll leave it up to someone else to make a comment.
Re: Gatlinburg IV
Board: State: Tennessee
Reply to: #596848 by Rowdy Rodeo Roosters
Apr 3, 2011 5:36pm
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you know, a Letter in a Box?"

not sure if I do know, but I did find some awesome postcards in a "box". Oh wait! that's in a different state.
Re: Soulless by Gail Carriger
Board: Reading Room
Reply to: #596751 by Sleeps In Socks
Apr 3, 2011 5:38pm
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I thought they were all really good. The third one tied up a lot of this and that, and left the door open for another one, I thought, without leaving any plot points unaddressed. I'm just enjoying the lightness of them.
Re: Dancing w/Stars
Board: Television: After the Show Ends
Reply to: #595845 by Piper Paws
Apr 3, 2011 5:40pm
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it would be unwatchable if not for my DVR and the fast forward button.

Nooooooooooo kidding. I just can not believe how much Ralph Machio still looks exactually like he did as my grade school crush. And that he named his son Daniel, like his character in The Karate Kid. I wiki-ed him, and he has been doing musical theater in the meantime, which explains the abundance of Jazz Hands.
Re: Spring Luau photos and blog post
Board: State: California
Reply to: #596901 by MysticzGal
Apr 3, 2011 5:41pm
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Tried to replay via the blog but no luck so let me just say ALL the pictures are great and congratulations again on such an AWSOME EVENT!
Re: Shorty's coming to New Orleans
Board: State: Louisiana
Reply to: #596931 by Shorty
Apr 3, 2011 5:43pm
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LOL. For a minute, I wondered if you might be sick of pizza.
Re: Singleton
Board: Postals
Reply to: #596936 by Team Awesome Pants
Apr 3, 2011 5:50pm
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Full & Thanks!