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black alonso
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 6:50:46 AM

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This is The Baker's Dozen. It's a fairly common internet forum game, and the rules are simple:

- I will start with a topic which requires a list that goes to 13.

- One person at a time copies-and-pastes the list and adds something to the list.

- Whoever hits #13 gets to choose the next topic.

- You can't go more than once at a time. You CAN, however post more than once as long as it's not back-to-back.

Please try to only choose categories that have, at least, 13 different answers.Think

My Topic:

International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 6:55:35 AM

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Location: Helsinki, Southern Finland Province, Finland
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 6:58:12 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
jacobusmaximus
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:06:55 AM

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Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Alice M Toaster wrote:
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!

4. Good Evening (English)

I remember, therefore I am.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:17:50 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/21/2009
Posts: 41,685
Neurons: 406,638
Location: Helsinki, Southern Finland Province, Finland
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
black alonso
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:23:21 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)
8. Shalom (Israel)
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:42:53 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)
8. Shalom (Israel)
9. Bon soir (France)

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
HFJJ
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 8:10:59 AM

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Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain
¡Buenos días!
HFJJ
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 8:12:10 AM

Rank: Member

Joined: 2/5/2015
Posts: 43
Neurons: 372,215
Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)
8. Shalom (Israel)
9. Bon soir (France)
10. ¡Buenos días!
jacobusmaximus
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 8:49:11 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 4/17/2009
Posts: 11,537
Neurons: 431,810
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
HFJJ wrote:
International Greetings

1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)
8. Shalom (Israel)
9. Bon soir (France)
10. ¡Buenos días!

11. Jo San. (Cantonese - good morning)

I remember, therefore I am.
IMcRout
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 9:33:10 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 5/27/2011
Posts: 35,321
Neurons: 557,389
Location: Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)
8. Shalom (Israel)
9. Bon soir (France)
10. ¡Buenos días!
11. Jo San. (Cantonese - good morning)
12. καλημέρα (kalimera) Greek

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 9:55:13 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/12/2011
Posts: 29,954
Neurons: 174,439
Location: Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
1. Guten Tag (German)
2. Päivää (you know ;-)
3. Cheers!
4. Good Evening (English)
5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)
8. Shalom (Israel)
9. Bon soir (France)
10. ¡Buenos días!
11. Jo San. (Cantonese - good morning)
12. καλημέρα (kalimera) Greek
13. Szia! (Magyar)

New subject? Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.


PS - I'm not quite clear on the instruction here . . .

You can't go more than once at a time. You CAN, however post more than once as long as it's not back-to-back

Does that mean that JJ committed a foul by posting:
"5. до́брый день, dóbryi den (Russian)
6. god dag (Swedish)
7. Tere päevast (Estonian)"

all in one post?

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
black alonso
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 10:21:32 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 11:04:08 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/12/2011
Posts: 29,954
Neurons: 174,439
Location: Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
IMcRout
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 11:20:17 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 5/27/2011
Posts: 35,321
Neurons: 557,389
Location: Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
black alonso
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 11:25:23 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 11:50:34 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 11/22/2009
Posts: 16,658
Neurons: 46,684
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 12:25:34 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 1:47:37 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 11/22/2009
Posts: 16,658
Neurons: 46,684
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"
8) Do not iron clothes on body.
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 1:54:15 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"
8) Do not iron clothes on body.
9) "Open here"

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
black alonso
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:16:22 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"
8) Do not iron clothes on body.
9) "Open here"
10) "Do not eat toner."
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:18:46 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 11/22/2009
Posts: 16,658
Neurons: 46,684
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"
8) Do not iron clothes on body.
9) "Open here"
10) "Do not eat toner."
11) "This broom does not actually fly."
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:29:11 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"
8) Do not iron clothes on body.
9) "Open here"
10) "Do not eat toner."
11) "This broom does not actually fly."
12) "Store in a cool, dry place"

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
HFJJ
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:45:48 PM

Rank: Member

Joined: 2/5/2015
Posts: 43
Neurons: 372,215
Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Instructions printed on packaging:
1) Tear along dotted line.
2) "If you cannot read (...) warnings, do not use this product"
3) On a pack of peanuts & raisins "May contain traces of peanut. Do not eat if sensitive."
4) "Do not reuse condoms. Use a new condom for every sex act."
5) "Do not hold the wrong end of a chainsaw"
6) "Hand wash only. Do not microwave!"
7) Instructions on microwave soup: "Eat with a spoon"
8) Do not iron clothes on body.
9) "Open here"
10) "Do not eat toner."
11) "This broom does not actually fly."
12) "Store in a cool, dry place"
13) "This side up - FRAGILE"
HFJJ
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:48:42 PM

Rank: Member

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Posts: 43
Neurons: 372,215
Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Baker's dozen

http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/Bakers-dozen.html

It's widely believed that this phrase originated from the practice of medieval English bakers giving an extra loaf when selling a dozen in order to avoid being penalized for selling short weight. This is an attractive story and, unlike many that inhabit the folk memory, it appears to be substantially true. We can say a little more to flesh out that derivation...
Schlook Inside
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:59:29 PM

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Location: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
HFJJ what's the new game?

“The lion doesn’t turn around when the small dog barks.” – African Proverb.
black alonso
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:20:49 AM

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Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
A fast lap!

Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
Beam
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:23:33 AM

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Joined: 9/13/2014
Posts: 8,193
Neurons: 438,779
Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
black alonso
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:35:43 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
Beam
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:41:42 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/13/2014
Posts: 8,193
Neurons: 438,779
Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
4. South-West Africa - Namibia
black alonso
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:51:07 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
4. South-West Africa - Namibia
5. Burma - Myanmar
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:55:21 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
4. South-West Africa - Namibia
5. Burma - Myanmar
6. British Honduras - Belize

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
Beam
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 9:20:26 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/13/2014
Posts: 8,193
Neurons: 438,779
Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
4. South-West Africa - Namibia
5. Burma - Myanmar
6. British Honduras - Belize
7. Gilbert and Ellice Islands - Kiribati, Tuvalu
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 9:29:26 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 32,009
Neurons: 1,238,188
Location: San Martin, California, United States
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
4. South-West Africa - Namibia
5. Burma - Myanmar
6. British Honduras - Belize
7. Gilbert and Ellice Islands - Kiribati, Tuvalu
8. Ceylon - Sri Lanka

♫♪Don't suffocate on your own hate♪♫
black alonso
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 9:31:57 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 6,467
Neurons: 33,257
Location: Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg Region, Germany
Countries' names pre- and post-independence

1. Rhodesia - Zimbabwe
2. Indochine - Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
3. Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
4. South-West Africa - Namibia
5. Burma - Myanmar
6. British Honduras - Belize
7. Gilbert and Ellice Islands - Kiribati, Tuvalu
8. Ceylon - Sri Lanka
9. Gold Coast - Ghana
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