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anton exobio
Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 12:58:07 PM

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Counterproductive ad: ^^

black alonso wrote:
Show me food that many many people eat that you never ever want to try.




Show me an interesting idiom expressed literally without using any letter.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 9:47:35 AM

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Show me a style of art I've probably never seen.


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 1:55:12 PM

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Art for the blind:


Show me your favorite way to relax yourself (without sleeping).
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:45:56 AM

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Show me a scene from your favourite book.


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
anton exobio
Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:00:24 PM

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It's a scene from an astrobiology book:


Show me the place where you would have liked to be born instead.
black alonso
Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017 9:05:52 AM

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Show me a famous mathematician.

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:57:41 PM

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Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 - 2017)


Show me your favorite sound(s).
black alonso
Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:25:09 AM

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-dEz3DumJk


Show me a famous person with just one eye.

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:33:06 AM

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Show me the very brief sight of something/someone.
lhirst
Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 1:24:19 PM

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How graceful the picture! the life, the repose!
The sunbeam that plays on the porchstone wide;
And the shadow that fleets o'er the stream that flows,
And the soft blue sky with the hill's green side.

Victor Marie Hugo





Show me your favorite color.
anton exobio
Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 1:53:03 PM

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Show me your favorite day.
black alonso
Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017 8:55:55 AM

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Show me an entertainer famous for his over-the-top costumes.


I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017 1:24:38 PM

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Show me a sport with no doping.
black alonso
Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 7:49:28 AM

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The dictionary says, a sport is something that needs physical exertion, something that requires a skill set and something that is competed by an individual or a team against another for entertainment.




Show me a song you've heard a bazillion times and just can't listen to anymore.


I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 9:55:38 AM

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Good :)



This is not exactly a song but I sort of perceived it as one.
In the 90's especially, I was fond of one interpretation of the Toccata & Fugue in D moll BWV 565 for pipe organ. I listened to it countless times. That music piece / interpretation meant a lot to me. I deeply resonated. Then the experience faded. I've had my fill since then. I don't wish to listen to that whole song any longer.




Show me your favorite book in English.
black alonso
Posted: Friday, September 01, 2017 12:55:12 PM

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Show me a semi-autobiographical work of fiction

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Friday, September 01, 2017 1:16:52 PM

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Show me something you're proud of.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 7:48:43 AM

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Show me how things are.


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 1:06:51 PM

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I'm fine, even though my right big toe has been hurting for a while, making my walking more difficult.


Show me a place you wish to explore.
black alonso
Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 1:53:30 PM

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Blue Mountains, Australia



First thing that come to mind when you think of Australia



I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 3:59:57 PM

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A satellite view of that huge country then Uluru. I'm posting a picture of both:



Show me a mineral curiosity on Earth (except Uluru).
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017 6:45:59 AM

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Spectrolite, sort of labradolite, but more varied in colours. Found mainly in eastern Finland.




Show the dullest film you've ever seen.


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
black alonso
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017 8:23:57 AM

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Lots of shots of a dude looking longingly after this chick who seems to want nothing to do with him.Brick wall

Show me a Rock/Pop song with bagpipes.

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:43:51 PM

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Show me the most eccentric person you've heard about.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 6:52:41 AM

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Show me what to do next.


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
anton exobio
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 12:32:47 PM

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Show me something you've dreamed of.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 12:12:49 PM

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Show me why it's difficult . . .

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
anton exobio
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 1:01:54 PM

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Show me your favorite architect.
black alonso
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 2:15:26 PM

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Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modernist architecture.





Show me a battle where the smaller side won!


I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
anton exobio
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 6:20:32 PM

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From listverse dot com, absurdly outnumbered underdogs who won

100 Aussies Hang Tough At Long Tan (1966)
Odds 20:1

Imagine Black Hawk Down, but in a Vietnamese rubber forest. And instead of 123 US soldiers, 108 Australian soldiers were surrounded by over 2,000 Vietcong.

After the Australian base at Nui Dat came under heavy Vietcong mortar fire, several companies headed out to search for their attackers’ location. The last to patrol, D Company, didn’t find the mortar squad; they found an entire VC regiment with one objective: convince the Aussies to go home.

The Vietcong poured heavy machine gun fire into the rubber trees that D Company was moving through. Monsoon rains limited visibility, as D Company struggled to assume something resembling a defensive position. In the process, one Aussie platoon stumbled onto the flank of a Vietcong assault force, which soon became a “retreat force” when the Australians opened fire.

The next hours were spent in shallow foxholes, exchanging machine gun fire with a massive enemy often out of sight. D Company was down to its last 100 rounds, when an RAAF helicopter finally broke orders and flew through the rain and machine gun fire to deliver ammunition.

The Vietcong assaulted the defenders in waves, until reinforcements arrived forcing the Vietcong to abandon the siege. Hundreds of Vietcong lay dead on the battlefield. The Australians suffered 17 dead and 19 more wounded, which gives you a really good idea of why the Vietcong really wanted to get rid of the Australians.




Show me something you've learned today, which you haven't found in the internet.

anton exobio
Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:08:19 AM

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(which you haven't found on the internet.)
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:50:51 AM

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I finally found out what this plant is:

Köynnöshortensia, climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris




Show me some plant you like.


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 8:31:23 AM

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Nice, JJ :)
Discovering the given name of something can be like entering a new dimension of knowledge.


Gunnera manicata, giant rhubarb from Brazil:


Show me your favorite sculpture.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:29:06 PM

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Paper sculpture - an origami dragon.



Show me the future.


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:30:03 PM

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And there are other dragon origamis in the future.


Show me your favorite coin.
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