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Yorker
Posted: Friday, November 27, 2009 7:10:42 PM

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Jykka Jatka

Not pile please.........it's a column.

Third guy in second pile did not shave this morning - that's designer stubble.


The wine makes it prefectly pefect for me.

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Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, November 27, 2009 7:14:55 PM

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Yorker wrote:
Jykka Jatka

Not pile please.........it's a column.

Third guy in second pile did not shave this morning - that's designer stubble.


The wine makes it prefectly pefect for me.


Plees to me!


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Wednesday, August 01, 2012 8:03:14 PM

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So, after all these years, and newer members in the games,
any new ideas?


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
FounDit
Posted: Wednesday, August 01, 2012 8:54:07 PM

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Yeah, let's stay with columns. We don't want piles. They are uncomfortable, and require surgery if permitted to increase. Anxious

A great many people will think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. ~ William James ~
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, August 01, 2012 9:08:16 PM

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Good Morning JJ! - I started off reading this thread and was going to answer in all seriousness, but then got all involved in working out what an octopus had to do with anything, and how you could get them to stand in a queue.

However, to go back to the original question, you asked:
Quote:
How come people say a hat trick is three goals in a row, while the goals are made consecutively, one after another, not simultaneously. Why is it not three in a queue?


Firstly, a queue is (and I should know, being English!) "people or vehicles in a line waiting their turn to do something".

These guys are in a queue, waiting for the shop to open:


These people are simply in a line:


(I used this one, because I know IMcRout likes the colours - pink for the girls and blue for the boys.)

There is no concept of sequence in a 'line' or 'row' - the flux of temporal progression in the continuum is such that incidents are randomised non-optimumly, rather than rationally sequenced, as in a 'queue'.

From this it can be seen that a queue is actually a four-dimensional row. QED.

"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once."
Albert Einstein

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
leonAzul
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2012 4:00:54 AM

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TB wrote:

I have no idea why it's called a "hat trick" except in the context of a pulling a rabbit out of a magical hat. Maybe it's a "How the heck did he do that?" moment.


The phrase "hat trick" for a particularly excellent feat of athleticism is derived '[a]llegedly because it entitled the bowler to receive a hat from his club commemorating the feat'.

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=hat+trick&allowed_in_frame=0

I have also heard an anecdotal etymology that it involved the spectators throwing their hats onto the pitch as a salute. This sounds rather suspect to me: most of the time when spectators throw things it is an expression of disapproval.



"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
IMcRout
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2012 7:14:05 AM

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Thank you, Drag0n for your line(s).

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
leonAzul
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2012 7:28:34 AM

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And here we have three in a row. Dancing



"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
Briton
Posted: Friday, August 03, 2012 6:11:43 PM

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Anxious Anxious Anxious
Applause Applause Applause
Whistle Whistle Whistle your boat,
Gently down the stream...
Romany
Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 1:30:40 AM
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Don't let's row about it, eh, people?
leonAzul
Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 2:20:24 AM

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Briton wrote:

Anxious Anxious Anxious
Applause Applause Applause
Whistle Whistle Whistle your boat,
Gently down the stream...


Romany wrote:

Don't let's row about it, eh, people?


Like Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) ?

"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
IMcRout
Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 2:49:35 AM

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Three in Saville Row



I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Briton
Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 5:54:41 PM

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Looking back at my last post, I realized that my song would be:

Row, Row, Queue Your Boat.

Do you think it will take off?
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 5:57:11 PM

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Three Dog Night?


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Romany
Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 10:44:31 PM
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Briton -

If it was changed to 'queue, queue,queue your boat....' it would be a giNORMous hit in China where the most popular site (similar to Facebook) is QQ (queue, queue?).

In fact, I'm singing it already!
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