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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)

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
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: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
Location: San Martin, California, United States
International Greetings

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

Don't let the past remind you of what you are not now
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: 40,028
Neurons: 307,814
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: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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)

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:42:53 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
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 let the past remind you of what you are not now
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: 254,859
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: 10,968
Neurons: 348,135
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: 34,384
Neurons: 493,440
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: 27,293
Neurons: 151,357
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: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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"


I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 11:04:08 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/12/2011
Posts: 27,293
Neurons: 151,357
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: 34,384
Neurons: 493,440
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: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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"

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
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: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
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 let the past remind you of what you are not now
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: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
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 let the past remind you of what you are not now
black alonso
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:16:22 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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."

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
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: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
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 let the past remind you of what you are not now
HFJJ
Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:45:48 PM

Rank: Member

Joined: 2/5/2015
Posts: 43
Neurons: 254,859
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

Joined: 2/5/2015
Posts: 43
Neurons: 254,859
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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Posts: 31,046
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Location: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
HFJJ what's the new game?

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
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

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
Beam
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:23:33 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/13/2014
Posts: 7,681
Neurons: 370,244
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: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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


I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
Beam
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:41:42 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/13/2014
Posts: 7,681
Neurons: 370,244
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: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 8:55:21 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/4/2013
Posts: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
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 let the past remind you of what you are not now
Beam
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 9:20:26 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/13/2014
Posts: 7,681
Neurons: 370,244
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: 29,696
Neurons: 1,056,731
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 let the past remind you of what you are not now
black alonso
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 9:31:57 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 10/21/2015
Posts: 5,682
Neurons: 30,109
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

I rather jump around in the kitchen instead of analyzing.
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