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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby Jim Davies » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:23 am

wildlobo71 wrote:The most viewed wedding on TV until Charles and Diana... and somewhat more believable.

You mean like this?
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/fashion/weddings/brittany-walker-and-frank-konsella-weddings.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all
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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby Mel McKinney » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:31 am

Papillon wrote:Ever notice how those midday soap operas are always sponsored by Hostess and Paxil? Coincidence?


Ummmmm...Hostess cupcakes and Paxil....
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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby DeucesWild » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:52 am

Here are just some of the plot lines I'm following:

-Will sgladbach discover that he really doesn't like mountains and takes to sleeping on a beach in Florida?
-will lordhelmut ever tell us what he really thinks?
-will metalmountain admit to liking the Carpenters?
-will Carl ever stop trying to make us jealous with ski porn?
-will d_baker finally realize that the noobs are gonna do what they do, and be fine with that?
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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby Mel McKinney » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:59 am

DeucesWild wrote:Here are just some of the plot lines I'm following:

-Will sgladbach discover that he really doesn't like mountains and takes to sleeping on a beach in Florida?
-will lordhelmut ever tell us what he really thinks?
-will metalmountain admit to liking the Carpenters?
-will Carl ever stop trying to make us jealous with ski porn?
-will d_baker finally realize that the noobs are gonna do what they do, and be fine with that?


These answers and more in the next exciting thread of 14ers.com.
Mountains cast spells on me - Why, because of the way Earth-heaps lie, should I be Chocked by joy mysteriously; stilled or drunken-gay? Why should a brown hill trail Tug at my feet to go? Why should a boggy swale Tune my heart to a nameless tale Mountain marshes know?
--- Belle Turnbull ("Mountain-Mad")

"Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn't be done."
---Sam Ewing

Re: Like a soap opera

Postby metalmountain » Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:04 am

DeucesWild wrote:-will metalmountain admit to liking the Carpenters?


When Richard Carpenter starts playing blast beats I might consider it...Until then I have an image to uphold!

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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby Matt » Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:07 am

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our climbs.
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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby AndYouSeeMe » Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:31 am

Like rocks down the hourglass, these are the climbs of our lives..........

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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby kara » Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:41 pm

I'm late to this party (story of my life), but it bears repeating: NO SOCKS!
Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. --Hermann Buhl

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Re: arguing about Ice Mountain

Postby Mel McKinney » Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:06 pm

Brian Thomas wrote:
d_baker wrote:the ratio of posts to peaks should be kept in check

But for those of us who work boring office jobs and get midweek cabin fever, what are we supposed to do all day without forum drama?


Probably get more work done! Oops... :oops:

Actually, what is the story with the socks, or is that...? :deadhorse:
Mountains cast spells on me - Why, because of the way Earth-heaps lie, should I be Chocked by joy mysteriously; stilled or drunken-gay? Why should a brown hill trail Tug at my feet to go? Why should a boggy swale Tune my heart to a nameless tale Mountain marshes know?
--- Belle Turnbull ("Mountain-Mad")

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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby kara » Tue Mar 27, 2012 5:54 pm

Mel--rapidly approaching (if not already arrived at): :deadhorse:

She was a noble steed while she lasted, though...
Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. --Hermann Buhl

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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby Mel McKinney » Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:08 pm

kara wrote:Mel--rapidly approaching (if not already arrived at): :deadhorse:

She was a noble steed while she lasted, though...


We need "like" buttons on this site! :lol:
Mountains cast spells on me - Why, because of the way Earth-heaps lie, should I be Chocked by joy mysteriously; stilled or drunken-gay? Why should a brown hill trail Tug at my feet to go? Why should a boggy swale Tune my heart to a nameless tale Mountain marshes know?
--- Belle Turnbull ("Mountain-Mad")

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Re: Like a soap opera

Postby d_baker » Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:17 pm

DeucesWild wrote:Here are just some of the plot lines I'm following:
-will d_baker finally realize that the noobs are gonna do what they do, and be fine with that?

I'm trying to think of a witty response....please standby. Will you be fine with that?

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