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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 8:11 pm 
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unless, wait, u said u sold it to mrs poopoohead. You must be lying then. maybe you just won the lottery to get that money

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Seeing large personal stacks of money amuse me. Indeed at one point I had 30k in 100 dollar bills stuffed into my wallet for a picture. Yes, the wallet was comically overstuffed and bills were just spilling out.

Indeed I remember one point back in 1991 when I was actually handling $76,000 in cash (yes, the money had just been counted), I thought to myself, "you know, I could buy a Corvette ZR1 with this..."

Ahhh, good Times. :)

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Georges wrote:
Everything sold, thanks to Mrs Poopoohead.



Georges, that was a very nasty trick to play on your newly adopted children :wink:
But I am not even sure that a Mrs Poopoohead exists, given what misterpoopoohead wrote in
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I was married for many years, but my wife and I have been separated for 3 years. It's unlikely that will change anytime soon.



Of course, it would have been a wonderful way for them to be getting back together...


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Who in their right mind would sell their ENTIRE collection? This is a joke.

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Ah, but was he in his "right" mind? Maybe it was the left side that took over and sold out!

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Who in their right mind would sell their ENTIRE collection? This is a joke.


Here's the cash I got.
Could you have refused?

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Is that where you keep your cash? I guess it's better than my grandmothers 3rd basement step. :D probably safer than a bank right now too.

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Georges wrote:
Here's the cash I got.
Could you have refused?

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This thread just keeps getting funnier! With that kind of cash.........ahhhhh.....nevermind. :)


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This thread just keeps getting funnier! With that kind of cash.........ahhhhh.....nevermind. :)


Keep patient, we will come back in due time to the original topic.
I am building a new collection out of crap for the moment.

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I see no guard teddy bears. At last. *Ninja*

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Georges wrote:
Keep patient, we will come back in due time to the original topic.
I am building a new collection out of crap for the moment.


You have said before that English isn't your first language so I don't feel bad pointing out the fly strewn image I have in my head of "a new collection made out of crap." :lol: :lol: :lol:

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I see no guard teddy bears. At last. *Ninja*


Correct!
*But* (there's nearly always a 'but') you don't know where my basement is.
It's located in Germany.
Germany has a surface 138 times greater than Luxembourg, so you won't find it that easily.

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katsmom wrote:
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Keep patient, we will come back in due time to the original topic.
I am building a new collection out of crap for the moment.


You have said before that English isn't your first language so I don't feel bad pointing out the fly strewn image I have in my head of "a new collection made out of crap." :lol: :lol: :lol:


I used the word in the meaning of 'clobber' or 'odds and ends'.
Isn't this a correct use?

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Seeing large personal stacks of money amuse me.


I hope you are amused. I posted the picture of my 'income' especially for your amusement.

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Georges wrote:
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Georges wrote:
Keep patient, we will come back in due time to the original topic.
I am building a new collection out of crap for the moment.


You have said before that English isn't your first language so I don't feel bad pointing out the fly strewn image I have in my head of "a new collection made out of crap." :lol: :lol: :lol:


I used the word in the meaning of 'clobber' or 'odds and ends'.
Isn't this a correct use?

While it is technically correct and we can get what you are trying to say, I think you might be better off using one of the synonyms you listed.

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Your definition is correct, it's just a word I don't normally use. (The one foul word I allow myself is to vocalize is Damn it.) Connotations are almost always negative, and I've been listening to the election news all night.

I can't remember the name of the old man reporting on ABC news, he's a voice from the past, and I keep thinking that a lot of what he is saying is "crap". That just caused my brain to wander when you typed that.

I would have said rubbish, jerry rigging, odds and ends, bits and pieces...but then I've been told verbally anyway I'm a bit of a prude.

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Thanks for another lesson in English.

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Georges, if you ever need some help to count those (one by one)
just let me know!

:mrgreen:


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PS. And those money are in Luxemburg, *not* Germany, but I better not go into details. ;)

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PS. And those money are in Luxemburg, *not* Germany, but I better not go into details. ;)


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Cheers to Georges on the seldom seen "tripple post". lol

And if this thread is not a joke, then I'm upset to see that your collection is gone. It was seeing those amazing pictures of puzzles as far as the eye could see that you had on your site that got me started with collecting.

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Cheers to Georges on the seldom seen "tripple post". lol


Some people manage to make me laugh heartily. Thank you.

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And if this thread is not a joke, then I'm upset to see that your collection is gone. It was seeing those amazing pictures of puzzles as far as the eye could see that you had on your site that got me started with collecting.


Scott, I'll start a new one, not only from odds and ends, but mainly with your 1x2x3.

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Hmm, well now that I know that you are absolutely loaded at the moment...

The new price for the 1x2x3s is $1,000... plus tip :D

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Danny Devitt wrote:
Georges wrote:
I used the word in the meaning of 'clobber' or 'odds and ends'.
Isn't this a correct use?

While it is technically correct and we can get what you are trying to say, I think you might be better off using one of the synonyms you listed.



Did you maybe mean scrap? To make something from scrap?


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Celia wrote:
Danny Devitt wrote:
Georges wrote:
I used the word in the meaning of 'clobber' or 'odds and ends'.
Isn't this a correct use?

While it is technically correct and we can get what you are trying to say, I think you might be better off using one of the synonyms you listed.



Did you maybe mean scrap? To make something from scrap?

Ah, perhaps that's what he meant! It seems unlikely he intended 'crap' literally as 'excrément.'


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Celia wrote:
Danny Devitt wrote:
Georges wrote:
I used the word in the meaning of 'clobber' or 'odds and ends'.
Isn't this a correct use?

While it is technically correct and we can get what you are trying to say, I think you might be better off using one of the synonyms you listed.

Did you maybe mean scrap? To make something from scrap?

Celia, at last (quoting again from TIOBE)!
That was my mistake.
I indeed meant scrap and not crap.
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Ah, perhaps that's what he meant! It seems unlikely he intended 'crap' literally as 'excrément.'

Georges wrote:
I used the word in the meaning of 'clobber' or 'odds and ends'.

But I wrote the wrong word actually: crap instead of scrap

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Oh, now I feel bad about my post. My many sincere appologies. It just gave such a wonderful picture I was laughing out loud and had to share with every one.

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Georges wrote:
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Did you maybe mean scrap? To make something from scrap?

Celia, at last (quoting again from TIOBE)!
That was my mistake.
I indeed meant scrap and not crap.
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Ah, perhaps that's what he meant! It seems unlikely he intended 'crap' literally as 'excrément.'



Actually now I was asked if maybe *I* meant "scratch". :) And yes, I did. I mistook "to make something from scratch" with "making a scrap(-book)", probably because I was looking for something that sounded similar to "crap". Can they both be used in the same way in this aspect? What do the native speakers think?


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Celia wrote:
Actually now I was asked if maybe *I* meant "scratch". :) And yes, I did. I mistook "to make something from scratch" with "making a scrap(-book)", probably because I was looking for something that sounded similar to "crap". Can they both be used in the same way in this aspect? What do the native speakers think?

That depends upon the scrap I suppose.

Certainly making something from scrap would normally involve making it from scratch, but in some cases I could see the two being slightly different.

If I were to make a chair from scratch, using scrap, then the two would be the same. If I were to make a chair from scrap, and some of that scrap was a chair frame that I used as a chair frame, that wouldn't really be making it from scratch (because I'd already have a chair frame.)

Making something from scratch means that you made it from the beginning, with nothing done for you.
Making it from scrap means that you made it out of scrap. (That is, the material you used to make it was scrap.)

Scrap is rejected/discarded things or leftovers. The parts you cut off a puzzle to make a half truncated cube would be scrap, because they are the the leftovers of the manufacturing process. If you had a broken cd to be used for spare plastic, that would be scrap too.

I think the way that I most often hear the word scrap is in terms of things that will be used as a raw material, old vehicles become scrap metal for example.

Did that help at all?

[Added:] Also important, scraps can also be small peices of things, scraps of paper for example need not be discarded/rejected, or left over. A scrapbook uses that definition of scrap in a sort of sideways manner.


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chris the cynic wrote:
Celia wrote:
Actually now I was asked if maybe *I* meant "scratch". :) And yes, I did. I mistook "to make something from scratch" with "making a scrap(-book)", probably because I was looking for something that sounded similar to "crap". Can they both be used in the same way in this aspect? What do the native speakers think?

That depends upon the scrap I suppose.

Certainly making something from scrap would normally involve making it from scratch. (I have truncated your sentence here)

Making something from scratch means that you made it from the beginning, with nothing done for you.
Making it from scrap means that you made it out of scrap. (That is, the material you used to make it was scrap.)


Chris, I agree with you on all you said, but want to throw in a monkey wrench.

If you made a puzzle and then gave the scrap to me (left over pieces of other puzzles), technically I could make a puzzle out of your scrap and call it making a puzzle from scratch. Simply because of the known fact that I don't know how to make puzzles.

So using your above definition, even though I used scrap I would be making it from scratch. :wink:

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Ok, no need to build up a new collection, neither out of crap, nor scrap, nor scratch.
When I said in some post before that everything was sold, I forgot to say that I spoke of stocks from my mother-in-law.

So my collection is still entirely at my home.
I am still trying to stop collecting, but I can't help buying more and more.
What's new is that I sell cubes or puzzles that I really ever don't play with.
I am still looking for a Rubik's Cheese in its original packaging, f.i.
I concentrate on the early 80's cubes and cube like puzzles now,
and that's still a very vast number of puzzles (and cube books) to find.

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Georges, who do you think you are... Tony Fisher?

... Playing sick jokes on everyone. Shame on you! :P

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Georges, who do you think you are... Tony Fisher?


Tony Fisher™, Tony Fisher© or Tony Fisher® ??

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Since you are focusing on books and selling puzzles you don´t use, and since you have a couple of Magic octahedrons, and a couple of skewb diamonds, are you willing to trade those for the dutch version of the second volume of the books by Don Taylor, called ´Puzzelen met de kubus´ :mrgreen: ? I really need an Octahedron of some kind!

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Sjoerd wrote:
Since you are focusing on books and selling puzzles you don´t use, and since you have a couple of Magic octahedrons, and a couple of skewb diamonds, are you willing to trade those for the dutch version of the second volume of the books by Don Taylor, called ´Puzzelen met de kubus´ :mrgreen: ? I really need an Octahedron of some kind!

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I guess not, sorry Sjoerd.

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Hey Rox, you have won!
Most active topic: another cubemeister's collection
Of course you don't have yet enough points to get a Magic Crystal.

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:D Magic Crystal? what is that? Where? How much? I have to have one. I'll squeeze that wallet untill the money falls out. I know I must have some hidden in there some where.

Hidden money. I put some money (It was for a flight home) in a trick opening box ages ago--12-13 years. Fool that I am, I've lost the instruction sheet. I pick it up and play with it every once in a while, but still no cash has fallen out. Maybe I'll give it to my daughter to work out when she goes off to uni in 10 more years. But knowing her, she'd take a saw to it. :lol:

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Georges wrote:
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Since you are focusing on books and selling puzzles you don´t use, and since you have a couple of Magic octahedrons, and a couple of skewb diamonds, are you willing to trade those for the dutch version of the second volume of the books by Don Taylor, called ´Puzzelen met de kubus´ :mrgreen: ? I really need an Octahedron of some kind!

Sjoerd

P.S. I don´t like to say I told you so, but...


I guess not, sorry Sjoerd.


I thought so, that´s why there was a :mrgreen: ..... Its just that I´m desperate in getting an octahedral puzzle, that way I have all 5 most regular polyhedra. Octahedron!!

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Could someone explain to me what :mrgreen: stands for.
I did some googling, but to no avail.
Is it a sarcasm identifier?
An envy identifier? (based on Sjoerd's last post I tend to this meaning)

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Georges wrote:
Could someone explain to me what :mrgreen: stands for.
I did some googling, but to no avail.
Is it a sarcasm identifier?
An envy identifier? (based on Sjoerd's last post I tend to this meaning)


We turn green with envy so that would be my guess. There also needs to be a cheeky monkey somewhere, but I can't find that either.

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Georges wrote:
Could someone explain to me what :mrgreen: stands for.
I did some googling, but to no avail.
Is it a sarcasm identifier?
An envy identifier? (based on Sjoerd's last post I tend to this meaning)


We turn green with envy so that would be my guess. There also needs to be a cheeky monkey somewhere, but I can't find that either.


Aha, this explains *something*.
*We* turn yellow with envy, so I couldn't know about the color green.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:18 am 
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I meant it more like: ´haha (or :mrgreen: , I could have also had picked :P or :lol: ) like he would do that!´ Seriously though do you already have the book? I scrolled down your book list but couldn´t find it. It could have also have been because there were just too many books that overwhelmed me so much I just looked at how many there were instead of which there were...

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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:21 am 
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blue if sad, If you're blue in the face, it's like being caught doing something wrong.
green with envy, or if we are sick.
yellow is derogatory for asians, or it means a coward,
red is anger (but here in HK the face is black)
of course black face is old vaudville comedy....

Sorry, I can't think of any more off hand.

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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:24 am 
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There really should be a chatroom on this website :?

Sjoerd

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43,252,003,274,489,856,000. Or the full number in Hungarian is:
Negyvenháromtrillió-kétszázötvenkétbilliárd-hárombillió-kétszázhetvennégymiliárd-négyszáznyolcvankilencmillió-nyolcszázötvenhatezer :wink: )


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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:26 am 
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I'm glad there isn't. Those are deadly and I'd never get anything done. This is bad enough.

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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:39 am 
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Sjoerd wrote:
I meant it more like: ´haha (or :mrgreen: , I could have also had picked :P or :lol: ) like he would do that!´ Seriously though do you already have the book? I scrolled down your book list but couldn´t find it. It could have also have been because there were just too many books that overwhelmed me so much I just looked at how many there were instead of which there were...

Sjoerd


Most books are listed here:
http://webplaza.pt.lu/public/geohelm/myweb/cubbib.htm
The covers of originals are here:
http://www.helm.lu/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=7118
But both aren't up-to-date.
I'll need several winters to update everything.

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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:53 am 
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Do you happen to have any spare ones of these: http://www.helm.lu/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=7631 That way I would have both. Or maybe this one: http://www.helm.lu/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=7637 I believe this is the same book al the one in the first link, but in english.

Sjoerd

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Negyvenháromtrillió-kétszázötvenkétbilliárd-hárombillió-kétszázhetvennégymiliárd-négyszáznyolcvankilencmillió-nyolcszázötvenhatezer :wink: )


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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 12:05 pm 
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As none of my lists seems to be up to date,
I have taken 4 pictures of all the spare books I intend to sell as a lot in the next weeks.

http://www.helm.lu/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=12064

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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:21 am 
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Georges wrote:
Ok, no need to build up a new collection, neither out of crap, nor scrap, nor scratch.
When I said in some post before that everything was sold, I forgot to say that I spoke of stocks from my mother-in-law.

So my collection is still entirely at my home.
I am still trying to stop collecting, but I can't help buying more and more.
What's new is that I sell cubes or puzzles that I really ever don't play with.
I am still looking for a Rubik's Cheese in its original packaging, f.i.
I concentrate on the early 80's cubes and cube like puzzles now,
and that's still a very vast number of puzzles (and cube books) to find.




would you be willing to sell me your floppy cube?

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 Post subject: Re: another cubemeister's collection
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PotatoSpades22095 wrote:
would you be willing to sell me your floppy cube?


Only if he finds a sealed Floppy Cube.

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