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In Last Sunday's New York Times...

Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Tue, 03 Jan 2006 7:11 pm

One of the best things about being in the States is the New York Times on Sunday. I opened up the Travel section and there was a big 2-page spread on Singapore. Here 'tis':

http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/01/01/t ... going.html

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Postby madwolfie » Tue, 03 Jan 2006 7:23 pm

Thanks MHB :) This is really awesome! :) :) :)

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Postby dot dot dot » Tue, 03 Jan 2006 9:27 pm

Not bad at all, this article, especially when coming from the New Yorkers.... :wink:

La Reinne, I can sense you miss us a lot. :P

Come back home dear.... we miss u too! :)

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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 03 Jan 2006 10:02 pm

Wot he said! Double for the last sentence.
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Postby Wham » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 12:44 pm

thanks MHB - i just sent to about 15 friends back in the states.

Eric, get ready for more Americans!
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Postby Vaucluse » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 3:00 pm

Wham wrote:thanks MHB - i just sent to about 15 friends back in the states.

Eric, get ready for more Americans!



It's not Americans we worry about, it's New Yorkers . . . (Umm, you are from where exactly in the 'Excelsior' state? :wink: )
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Postby dot dot dot » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 4:02 pm

Wham wrote:thanks MHB - i just sent to about 15 friends back in the states.

Eric, get ready for more Americans!


Bring 'em on! :D

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Postby Vaucluse » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 5:02 pm

The new Dutch George W??? 'Bring 'em on? Eric, please come back, all is forgiven.
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Postby Vaucluse » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 5:04 pm

The new Dutch George W??? 'Bring 'em on? Eric, please come back, all is forgiven.
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Postby dot dot dot » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 5:38 pm

You stutter Vaucluse? :P

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Postby Vaucluse » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 5:47 pm

n-n-n-o-o-o, -b-b-u-t-t- y-y-o-o-u-u-u s-c-are-d-d me wit-t-t-h-h-h your-r-r GWB i-i-m-m-i-i-t-t-a-a-a-a-tion
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Postby dot dot dot » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 6:07 pm

Thing is, he imitated me.... 8)

Lots of copycats around here! :D

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 8:33 pm

OK, here's one from the best copy cat of them all, Will Ferrell, from the opeing sequence of Saturday Night Live. Please use a fake Bush/Texas accent in your head when you're reading it:

President George W. Bush:

Good evening, America. I'd like to address my remarks tonight to Mr. Osama bin Laden.

Buddy, you screwed up big time. Guess what, Amigo. I'm coming to get you. I'm not alone, either. The American people are right behind me. You see, you made a big mistake.

If you had any brains, you would have challenged me to a game of Scrabble. Or maybe a Beard-Off. You might have won that because I don’t have a beard. And when I do, it comes in patchy. But no, you messed up. Because if there's one thing I'm good at, it's punishing evil-doers. You don't believe me, there's over 200 guys in Texas you can ask. Well.. you can't ask them right now, but you'll have a chance real soon.

And I'm sorry I wasn't there to see your face when you went to the Kabul ATM to get some Quick-Cash. I bet it said "Insufficient Funds". That's right - we froze your assets. It probably ate your card, too.

Make no mistake: we're coming for you, bin Laden. I'm gonna make you my own personal "Where's Waldo". And unlike those frustrating Waldo books, I'm gonna find you. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but maybe tomorrow.

There might be special operatives outside your cave right now, who knows? Just remember, I'll see you real soon. Because you violated rule Numero Uno: You messed with Texas. That's right. Don't mess with Texas.

I just want to say thank you, and, "Live, from New York, it's Saturday Night!"

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 9:36 pm

Actually, Eric has a lot in common with NYC. He probably has distant relatives there seeing it was originally New Amsterdam back around 1610 or so. Matter of fact I believe it was a Dutchie, Peter Minuit, who bought Manhattan for a couple of bucks wasn't it? :wink:

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Postby Wham » Thu, 05 Jan 2006 10:10 am

You might even say that much of what we call "typical New York behavior" is actually just Dutch! Heck, i may even start referring to myself as Dutch. Better yet, "WHAM FROM NEW AMSTERDAM"
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