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#153065 01/01/06 03:14 PM
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There's a mini-tradition called the Peppermint Pig. Every year families gather during the holidays and use a small hammer to break apart a pink pig made of hard peppermint candy, sharing the pieces.

Well, our pig fell into the ashes, so it needs to be cleaned! You know what that means: HOGWASH.

Send your PMs to me by 2400 UCT on 8th January and define firn.

No fair looking it up, of course. See the roolz.


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B...bu... but what if you accidently click it with your Babylon? this is the second time this bloody thing has happened to me!

*grumbles*... stupid natural instict that makes me click on words I don't recognize... *grumbles*

Well, fortunately I only caught one word from the definition (*cough* long one though! *cough*), I may just use it in my "fake" definition... or would I?

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B...bu... but what if you accidently click it with your Babylon? this is the second time this bloody thing has happened to me!




*grumbles*... stupid natural instict that makes me click on words I don't recognize... *grumbles*

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Well, fortunately I only caught one word (long one though!), I may just use it in my "fake" definition... or would I?




My, logwood, you do ramble. What is your point?

#153068 01/01/06 11:35 PM
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he looked up the hogwash word, before he realized it was the hogwash word.

My, milo, you do criticize. what is your point?


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My point is that he looked up the hogwash word before he realized it was the point. How pointless. At least for those who care.

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Sheesh. Twice. Or, what was that word Faldage used. Seufz? I had a devil of a time finding that one!

Sigh.


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I didn't "look it up", I inadvertently clicked on it due to an embedded instict in me that makes me click on words I don't recognize, often unconsciously! this click operates the Babylon "single-click information" software. But I like I said, I only caught one word (from the definition) before I minded this is the "Hogwash word". Sheesh, you do criticize.

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My suggestion (and this is just a suggestion, mind) is that you avoid using the long word in your definition and, if you think that you recognize the correct definition from among the phonies, that you avoid choosing it and go for the one you think you might have chosen without your preknowledge. If this seems to be too much akin to the judge's instructions that the jury disregard the fact that the defendant has just shot the prosecuting attorney then perhaps you should recuse yourself. Just a suggestion, mind. Do what you feel is right.

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I agree with Faldage, logwood. As long as you don't spoil the game for other people, it's OK if you know the definition. Gives you a chance to mess with people's heads, don'tcha know?

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What? I don't know the definition. Hell, I don't even remember what was that word.

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As long as you don't spoil the game for other people



Oh shoo! I can't?!? because I was just about to PM everyone with the definition I don't know. Crikey. Thanks for saving me.

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Gives you a chance to mess with people's heads, don'tcha know?




I happened to have played the game before, so yes, I do know.


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