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Audiendus
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:59:20 PM
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The seemingly static rotor on the helicopter is a stroboscopic effect.

FINAL START
Audiendus
Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 10:38:21 PM
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The famous racehorse's final start proved disastrous, as it unseated its rider as soon as it came out of the starting stalls.

SILENT SINGING
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:43:00 AM

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That's not silent singing: that soprano's voice can be so high pitched it actually becomes ultrasonic. She's incredibly skilled.


DEVASTATING GENTLENESS

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 1:20:03 PM

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^^^^^^^^^^^^ Are you sure about that quote? ^^^^^^^^^^^^

Expecting to be yelled at and punished, her mother's devastating gentleness reduced the little girl to tears.

PARCHED STORM


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Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:51:45 PM

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Oops! Thank you Audiendus for pointing this 'dangling modifier out.
Not having mentioned it, I would have been forever marked as having bad grammar! Whistle d'oh!


Expecting to be yelled at and punished, the little girl was reduced to tears by her mother's devastating gentleness.

PARCHED STORM

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Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:40:38 AM

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The wind came up - the parched storm of dust desiccated everything in the area.

BRAVE COWARD


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Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:01:29 AM

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Having survived the parching ravages brought upon us by the aforementioned storm, one brave coward, leaping suddenly in a panicked spasm of utter fear, inadvertently slew our foe, thus saving the day.

DECIDEDLY UNCERTAIN

"Now" is the eternal present.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:04:19 PM

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At first he thought "leave", but then he decided "remain". Now he's decidedly uncertain.

CHAOTIC ORDER

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anton exobio
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 6:56:47 AM

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Awww... You like my hairstyle, really? It takes me about a quarter of an hour each morning. I call it "chaotic order".

IMMACULATELY SOILED

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Absurdicuss
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 10:42:25 PM

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His greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes, the immaculately soiled Aqualung strode, in all his pungent glory, up the rode, with a wink for cross eyed Mary's new beau.

BRAZENLY CAUTIOUS

"Now" is the eternal present.
Audiendus
Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:18:14 AM
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The batsman adopted a brazenly cautious approach to every ball, playing ultra-defensively and not attempting to score any runs.

MISGUIDED WISDOM
Audiendus
Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2019 8:28:20 AM
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I prefer the plain common sense of ordinary people to the misguided wisdom of unworldly gurus.

IRREGULAR SYMMETRY
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:00:58 AM

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When I looked at the building, I couldn't decide whether it had an irregular symmetry or a balanced asymmetry.

B O I L I N G....I C E


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anton exobio
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:10:03 PM

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We've just found a new cryovolcano on Triton. Watching it spewing boiling ice was awesome.


FRIGHTENING BEAUTY

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Audiendus
Posted: Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:51:21 AM
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The painting depicts the frightening beauty of the carnivorous beasts.


NEW TRADITION
Absurdicuss
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:52:28 PM

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Gen. George Washington wore makeup with his wig, and the "man bun" is a new tradition, dating back to the time of the Ninjas.

ACCIDENTAL SUICIDE

"Now" is the eternal present.
Audiendus
Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:10:40 PM
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Many a stunt performer has committed accidental suicide.


BITTER SUGAR
Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, October 26, 2019 10:14:26 PM

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A little bitter sugar can sometimes take one a long way toward experiencing the sweetness of a life well lived.


PURPOSELY MEANINGLESS

"Now" is the eternal present.
Audiendus
Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 8:42:19 AM
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Nonsense verse, such as that written by Edward Lear or Lewis Carroll, is purposely meaningless.


TENTATIVE DOGMA
Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:14:34 PM

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Is it not absolutely true that settled science reluctantly evolves toward tentative dogma as new evidence emerges?

USELESS ABILITY

"Now" is the eternal present.
anton exobio
Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:27:22 PM

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I'm proud to say I have the useless ability to lift up to 63.50 kg (139 lb 16 oz) thanks to my beard.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AzgUiaQooE

REPULSIVE ATTRACTION

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Audiendus
Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:04:01 PM
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In the 1930s, many British aristocrats had a repulsive attraction to Nazism and Fascism.


EMOTIONAL ROBOT
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:57:05 AM

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"Marvin, the Paranoid Android" is an emotionmal robot character invented by Douglas Adams.

GENTLE WARFARE


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