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Postby Vaucluse » Sat, 05 Nov 2005 11:51 pm

banana wrote:Tart!





It took you this long . . . .?
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Postby banana » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 12:01 am

Why do people always associate the word long with me? :-|

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Postby sapphire » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 12:03 am

OMG WTF! Juz liek that! You 1st!
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Postby banana » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 12:06 am

naw, I'm fat. Are you?
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Postby sapphire » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 12:08 am

Not really. Am I painting a pretty pic in your head? :P
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Postby banana » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 12:10 am

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Postby rpammi » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 9:37 am

:cool: now now there was an incident that happened that prompted me to make a complain abt this driver.

My hubby and I were waiting at a brightly lit area in Serangoon,I flagged the taxi down,and my hubby got in first...while he got in,I was holding onto the taxi door,so that I cld just clsoe the door behind me when I get in..But guezz what... when my hubby got in,,the driver started to move a little,,and my hand got pulled with the vehicle,,luckily since he stopped at a side lane, he had to move a bit slow to join in the main road... I shouted and my hubby realised what was happening and told him to wait...

Instead of apologising ,,,driver says " Oh I dunno, I dint see ur girlfrd..I thought only u taking cab..then my hubby says that If he was takin the cab alone, he wld have closed the dorr but he left it open,,,then driver says " I thought she sending you off".....again no apologies,,, and my hubby asks me : if my hand was painful and I told him that it was in pain.. then driver opens his mouth and says " I thought always girls enter first then man enter the car...lol.... hahahaa..
my hubby asks him ,,in which book is it stated that women have to enter a car first then followed by a man.. and driver argues that there is no such thing as a Man entering first.. finally after this disagreement issue,,,, and still no apology...we get off halfway...

One thing I ask myself is that (In Hindi) -- agar hum chinese hote aur driver Indian hota aur aisa kuch hua,, toh yeh jo chinese hai,,,unki reaction kya hoghi,,yeh log toh hulla machadhenghe......ehehhehe

also,, just few days ago ,,while takin a cab from Jurong to Clementi,,during the evening rush hour,,, the driver was driving at a speed of 120,,tht really freacked me out cos traffic was busy there.. and he tells me,," Have you ever taken a supercab,,,n i told him yes,, thanks .,i m watching your meter..n he tells me that if drives fast ,,he will help me save my fare..oh no!!

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Postby Vaucluse » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 10:08 am

Rpammi, are you related to our friend Td5468725, or whatever it is? I see you enjoy commas as well . . . :)

my hubby asks him ,,in which book is it stated that women have to enter a car first then followed by a man.. and driver argues that there is no such thing as a Man entering first.. finally after this disagreement issue,,,, and still no apology...we get off halfway...

One thing I ask myself is that (In Hindi) -- agar hum chinese hote aur driver Indian hota aur aisa kuch hua,, toh yeh jo chinese hai,,,unki reaction kya hoghi,,yeh log toh hulla machadhenghe......ehehhehe



For the first part, well - usually in matter of politeness the man opens the door for the woman and she enters the door first, be it car or building - and it is actually written in many books.
Of course it is unreasonable for the taxi driver to presume . . .

Not quite sure what your hindi joke means, but surely it is quite funny. Ich sagte mir eigentlich, schon (Inder) vor ein paar Tagen, das ich eigentlich etwas (Chinese) schreiben sollte das sonst keiner versteht. Jetzt frage ich mich; warum eigentlich? Dieses Forum dient doch dem Zweck der (Australier) Kommunikation - also, so ein Schwachsinn. Und jetzt schmeisse ich och ein paar (Amerikaner) Woerter 'rein, wie Inder und Chinese und Indien, denn dann wundern sich die anderen was ich sage - was naterlich voelliger Unsinn ist. Hahahahaha :lol: :lol: :lol: hahahahahaha Ach ja - China!!!! Hahahahahha und wie waer's mit meinem Lieblingswort das voellig ohne Bedeuting ist: Indo-Chinese Hahahahah

Oh, sorry, just thought I'd write something not many others can understand and then laugh, as this makes me look like a right pillock!
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Postby Wham » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 10:28 am

Vaucluse - that reminds me of a joke i heard about an Indian taking a taxi to the market:

Варшаву падал снег -- ранний, кратковременный гость, маскарадная
забава теплой польской зимы. Крупные невесомые хлопья бесшумно опускались на
побелевшую площадь перед Бельведерским дворцом. Великий Князь и Цесаревич
Константин Павлович молча смотрел, как лепестки холодных зимних цветов
скользят в льющемся из окон свете. Казалось, что его сейчас интересует не
письмо, только что доставленное из Санкт-Петербурга смертельно уставшим
фельдъегерем, а то, как падающий снег образует вокруг тускло горящих фонарей
причудливо-призрачные подобия фантастических деревьев.
"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man." Samuel Johnson

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Postby Wham » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 10:29 am

oh sorry - and the punchline:

Весь следующий день Михаил упорно думал о том, как бы ему остаться в
доме наедине с Балашовым, с глазу на глаз. Руки его быстро и точно делали
знакомую работу, а мозг метался в поисках выхода из тупика. :D :D :D :D :twisted:
"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man." Samuel Johnson

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 10:30 am

Wham wrote:Vaucluse - that reminds me of a joke i heard about an Indian taking a taxi to the market:

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??????????-?????????? ??????? ?????????????? ????????.


I'm sure this is where I shake my head and say: it's all greek to me...

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Postby Vaucluse » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 10:35 am

Wham wrote:oh sorry - and the punchline:

Весь следующий день Михаил упорно думал о том, как бы ему остаться в
доме наедине с Балашовым, с глазу на глаз. Руки его быстро и точно делали
знакомую работу, а мозг метался в поисках выхода из тупика. :D :D :D :D :twisted:



I didn't think it was funny until the punchline - good one, Wham! Hahahaha, or ehehehehe,

We must do this again sometime -


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Postby Carpe Diem » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 10:59 am

Az "igazgatóság" alatt az eddigiekben a nemzeti park igazgatóságokat kellett érteni. 2005. január elsejével a környezetvédelem, a vízügy és a természetvédelem széttagolt hatósági rendszere egységesül úgy, hogy ahhoz a nemzeti parkoktól is átkerülnek az eddigi hatósági feladatok. A 12 környezetvédelmi felügyelőség és a 12 vízügyi felügyelet egyesülésével, valamint a nemzeti parkok hatósági feladatainak átvállalásával létrejön a "zöldhatóság" (Környezetvédelmi, természetvédelmi és vízügyi hatóság).
A "zöldhatóság"-ról szóló kormányrendelet még nem jelent meg, és ezért nincs is hivatalos elnevezése és címlistája. Tájékoztatás szerint az eddigi 12 környezetvédelmi felügyelőségek címén lesznek az új regionális intézmények (igazgatóságok). Amíg végleges címlistát a Környezetvédelmi és Vízgazdálkodási Minisztérium (www.ktm.hu) nem ad közre, javasoljuk a mellékelt címek felkeresését (1. sz. melléklet). Mivel a szakhatósági feladatok szakmai részét valószínűleg továbbra is a nemzeti park igazgatóságok fogják ellátni, célszerű őket is felkeresni kapcsolattartás és tájékozódás céljából (www.ktm.hu/linkek ).
Az, hogy védett egy terület, azt helyszíni tájékozódás alapján a legcélszerűbb megtudakolni. Ebben a nemzeti park igazgatóságok, erdő esetében a helyi erdészet tud tájékoztatást adni.
Ha a verseny erdőterületre esik, (akár védett, akár nem) mindenképpen keresni kell a helyi erdőgazdálkodót, mivel az erdőtörvény szerint az ő hozzájárulása is kell sportesemény megrendezéséhez. Ha magánerdőket érint a verseny, javasoljuk a helyi jegyzőt, vagy az ott lakó erdészt felkeresni, ők tudnak tájékoztatást adni az erdőtulajdonosokról. Az állami (Ã
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Postby Quasimodo » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 11:08 am

Wham wrote:Vaucluse - that reminds me of a joke i heard about an Indian taking a taxi to the market:

Варшаву падал снег -- ранний, кратковременный гость, маскарадная
забава теплой польской зимы. Крупные невесомые хлопья бесшумно опускались на
побелевшую площадь перед Бельведерским дворцом. Великий Князь и Цесаревич
Константин Павлович молча смотрел, как лепестки холодных зимних цветов
скользят в льющемся из окон свете. Казалось, что его сейчас интересует не
письмо, только что доставленное из Санкт-Петербурга смертельно уставшим
фельдъегерем, а то, как падающий снег образует вокруг тускло горящих фонарей
причудливо-призрачные подобия фантастических деревьев.


(Had to come out of retirement for this thread)

I've heard it, Wham. My great grandfather on my mother's side cousins nephew told me in the 19th century . . . Very funny, though - where did you manage to dig that one up?

Indian taking a taxi to the market - classic! :lol: :lol: :lol:


CD - you made one spelling error: 'felügyelőségek' should be in the third person plural, so it should be 'felügyelőségeki'

Easy mistake to make.
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Postby Wham » Sun, 06 Nov 2005 11:52 am

Vaucluse, your grandfather most likely heard the original version as told by the Navajo Indians where the punchline referred to white settlers as opposed to ASIAN indians:
"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man." Samuel Johnson


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