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Post by yiraheerai » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:50 pm

Thank you for the information. I learned a thing :) It's relieving that it doesn't seem like it'll be overwhelming.
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Post by Artemisia » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:31 pm

I'm glad I could help clarify that :-) For many actors, if they live not far from the filming location, it's kind of like any other job.
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Post by Azrael » Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:56 am

Today Sam Sixkiller, Sherriff Billy Blackstone, Billy Bear, Billy Sole, Mr. Quick, and El Coyote have passed. Farewell Sonny Landham.
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Post by Artemisia » Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:47 am

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

Sigh..anyone else feeling depressed?

In my local news, police rescued a kitten that a couple tried to throw away in the trash. The kitten has a broken leg, but is recovering and the couple have been charged with animal cruelty.

In other news: Cops on top of Dunkin' Donuts

If you don't want to follow the link, the cops are doing this in the local region to raise money for Special Olympics :-)
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Post by yiraheerai » Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:52 pm

Doesn't he work in Spain now?
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Post by Don Alexander » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:49 am

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hey don, where were you last weekend?
...Germany.

But I hate Nutella. :ymsick:
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Post by yiraheerai » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:01 am

Where did I get Spain? :-\
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Post by Azrael » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:39 am

He was in Spain for a while.

Pioneering satirist / humorist and civil rights hero Dick Gregory passed today. :(


And in different news: Paul Allen funded and lead expedition finds the USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea.
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Post by Searcher » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:06 am

BTW ... what the hell is Nutella?
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Post by Azrael » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:22 am

Nutella is a brand of sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread manufactured by the Italian company Ferrero.
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Post by Don Alexander » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:40 pm

RIP Jerry Lewis :(

@Searcher: Huh. I just assumed Nutella was well-known across the Western hemisphere. I actually used to think (when I was a kid) that it was German, because it is so ubiquitous here.

So Az has it right.

@yira: I've been working in Spain since the beginning of March, but since two weeks, I've been home again for summer kind-of-vacation.

So Az has it right again. ;)
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Post by Azrael » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:47 am

Farewell, indeed, Jerry Lewis. :(
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Post by yiraheerai » Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:29 am

I feel bad I didn't know you were back in Germany but at least I didn't completely make up the Spain part.
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Post by Artemisia » Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:03 pm

Don...either Searcher doesn't buy groceries or doesn't have a TV or skips the commercials because it's hard to go more than about a day here without seeing a commercial for Nutella and the knockoff brands are rather common here.
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