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#121 CRASHER

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Posted 14 May 2004 - 11:34 PM

[I do this.... if I meet someone on a board, I read their messages in their voice inside my head... like CRASHER... every post/e-mail I read in his voice] :wacko:

Now what scares me here is it my ACTUAL voice or one of thr 50 ridicolous impressions
that I do and can stuck with on a daily basis (nothing is scarier then being stuck in a
car with me for hours and I get in a Cartman or Mike Tyson mood... the comments
can fly)

my normal voice is so .... blah unless i am yelling at someone :P
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#122 ciyenne

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Posted 15 May 2004 - 07:56 AM

I tend to take on the accent of whomever I'm with. So if i'm speaking to an American, I'll take on their accent- badly I might add. It embarrases me and I'm always worried that the other person will think I'm taking the piss.
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Posted 15 May 2004 - 08:42 PM

I tend to take on the accent of whomever I'm with. So if i'm speaking to an American, I'll take on their accent- badly I might add. It embarrases me and I'm always worried that the other person will think I'm taking the piss.

I'm glad I'm not the only person who does this. :D
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#124 sammyk

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Posted 15 May 2004 - 09:04 PM

I tend to take on the accent of whomever I'm with. So if i'm speaking to an American, I'll take on their accent- badly I might add. It embarrases me and I'm always worried that the other person will think I'm taking the piss.

I'm glad I'm not the only person who does this. :D

Definitely not the only one. I've caught myself doing it down here in TX. Fortunately no ones commented on it. :D

Also, since I work in a call center, I find myself changing my accent depending on where the caller is from. :lol:
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Posted 17 May 2004 - 12:56 PM

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Posted 17 May 2004 - 01:34 PM

Female, 50, married 29 years as of yesterday, mother of 28 & 23 year old sons, native Texan, lifelong sports fan, also love music & books and the mountains, and I'm an Orthodox Christian. I've had the same job for 21 years. I think you could call me "stable". :D

My musical taste runs from Nanci Griffith to U2 to the Beatles to James Taylor to John Tavener to Russian Orthodox liturgical music to Bach to Operatic choruses and arias and on and on.

Hockey and baseball are my favorite sports.

Literature - too much! A few of my favorite authors are C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, John LeCarre, Madeleine L'Engle, Jane Austen (heavy on the Brits!), Frederica Matthewes-Green. That's it for now.
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"He has no ego," says Lou Lamoriello, general manager of the New Jersey Devils. "I don't think he has a selfish bone in his body. It gets infectious with people around him, but that's Joe. Having him here was something very special."
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And the simple truth is this -- before and after Joe Nieuwendyk, this franchise has not been as good. Yes the same could be said for others, but Nieuwendyk's effect on his team, on his team's best players, on the fans and in the community can only be compared to, well, what Jarome Iginla is doing now in Calgary. Ralph Strangis, dallasstars.com
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 08:32 AM

Ahhh, The Chronicles of Narnia! Love C.S. Lewis!
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 11:16 AM

Ahhh, The Chronicles of Narnia! Love C.S. Lewis!

I do too. Although not as much as I used too. I think the Christian allegory that I'm aware of now turns me off slightly. But, I would still make my child read them, along with Enid Blyton.
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 12:50 PM

How ironic when Lewis writes these maybe to make Christianity more palatable that instead you should find the books the worse for it. :lol:

One could say he's showing you how Christianity itself is an allegory - that it may be no different than these stories. He'd probably be bummed out that anyone would catagorically dismiss the books on the grounds they represent the very dogma he's trying to take out of the picture.

Edited by Pepperkorn, 18 May 2004 - 12:52 PM.

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Posted 18 May 2004 - 01:16 PM

How ironic when Lewis writes these maybe to make Christianity more palatable that instead you should find the books the worse for it. :lol:

One could say he's showing you how Christianity itself is an allegory - that it may be no different than these stories. He'd probably be bummed out that anyone would catagorically dismiss the books on the grounds they represent the very dogma he's trying to take out of the picture.

I suppose its because I always read them as simply a good story and for their pure content. So then I discover that it's all symbolic and allegorical and I felt rather betrayed that the books I had so enjoyed as a child weren't simply written to entertain and to delight but to spread the Christian message. I felt that I had been unconconsciously brainwashed and that my fond and innocent memeories of the books had been tarnished.

Having said that, I noticed none of the Christian stuff as a child; they were simply a good read.
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 02:48 PM

Well then I can tell you with pleasure, he claims he had no intention of slipping any Christian message into the Narnia series. Well that's what his buddy said anyhow. I saw a whole special on him on PBS. Very interesting guy.

This friend says that he'd argue with him saying Narnia had to be about Christianity -- but the weird thing was all the allusion I had drawn were totally different than this guys. I thought of the prince more as a Christ figure especially when he was tied up...I thought that was like crucifixion -- but this guy said the lion was Christ -- I thought of the lion more kind of like god. Made me feel like I ought to re-read the series! Really only the last book felt like it had any Christian agenda.

Anyhow -- I have no problem with someone trying to clarify their view point. I can enjoy it yet not agree with it. I don't find anyone sharing their view point, particularly in an most palatable and enjoyable way, offensive. I still donít have to agree with it. Lewis in my opinion was a communicator not a manipulator. If one were to confuse the two I donít see how they could learn anything in this life.
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 02:50 PM

I always saw Aslan as the Christ figure. What with getting his head shaved and sacrificing himself and all that.

The Prince to me was a throwback to the 'Divine Right of Kings'.

I don't think I think that Lewis was a manipulator as such. And now, I don't care about the Christian doodah. But it just felt at the time that the Chrisitainity was complicating an otherwise charming story. Sometimes, you just want things to be simple and uncomplicated.

Edited by ciyenne, 18 May 2004 - 02:56 PM.

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Posted 18 May 2004 - 03:37 PM

I don't think I think that Lewis was a manipulator as such. And now, I don't care about the Christian doodah. But it just felt at the time that the Chrisitainity was complicating an otherwise charming story. Sometimes, you just want things to be simple and uncomplicated.

Yeah I can see that -- even if Lewis isn't looking to manipulate some other jerk off will use his story to! I mean I'm sure plenty of classes DO use the Narnia series in a religious context.

Well jeez -- look at history -- all of Jesus words have been used to justify a multitude of atrocities! But lets not even go there :argh:

I know if I knew there was some "message" in the text I'd have a hard time letting myself enjoy it - feeling like I was falling under some subliminal spell :lol:
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 03:51 PM

Interesting conversation. Lewis most definitely wrote the Narnia series as a Christian allegory, and Aslan most definitely = Christ. I read them as a young adult already knowing that.

I prefer some of his other works, such as Mere Christianity, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, etc., which are overtly Christian.

It's also interesting that his close friend J.R.R. Tolkien greatly disliked allegory. He felt Lewis could do better as a Christian apologist if he avoided allegory. Tolkien refused to use it, and even though the LOTR books are chock full of Christian views, he steadfastly denies that he was writing allegorically or even that it was a "Christian" work. It's just that his Christian viewpoint pervades it. I think it adds to it that people can read it with or without that viewpoint, and give it their own. Sort of like U2's lyrics.
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"He has no ego," says Lou Lamoriello, general manager of the New Jersey Devils. "I don't think he has a selfish bone in his body. It gets infectious with people around him, but that's Joe. Having him here was something very special."
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And the simple truth is this -- before and after Joe Nieuwendyk, this franchise has not been as good. Yes the same could be said for others, but Nieuwendyk's effect on his team, on his team's best players, on the fans and in the community can only be compared to, well, what Jarome Iginla is doing now in Calgary. Ralph Strangis, dallasstars.com
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 03:54 PM

Yes Tolkein was a great one for Christianity. But his novels have so many other issues too- industrialisation, the nature of man etc. And I read then at 15-ish so I was more critical in my reading of them.

Tolkein also denied that LOTR had any allegory as regards the Soviet Union and the Cold War etc.

But, literature is a product of its age so any work is going to be full of what the writer and society at the time believes, whether the writer wills it or no.

Edited by ciyenne, 18 May 2004 - 03:56 PM.

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Posted 19 May 2004 - 11:43 AM

I guess Im more than a lurker, but definetely a loner?† [edit: I mean I was nominated for an award last year...†  and won the cursed reg. season predictions game]

Well, I nominated you for most underrated this year. I think you post a lot. Maybe you just stick out because of Colin! :lol:

Now Im actually sad cause I searched that forum to see if you did... and I wasnt on your shortlist... heheheheh...

I keep my posts mostly on actual comments related to news, trades, potential trades, rumors, policies, blah. And not so much of the chit-chat back and fourth...

I bow to your pseudo nom though ;)

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Posted 19 May 2004 - 12:23 PM

It was NOT pseudo! You weren't on the short list because I forgot -- because you aren't around that much :P This is a hockey board not a chit chat board (except in the off season) We can't underrate our Hockey guys!
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Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:36 AM

It was NOT pseudo! You weren't on the short list because I forgot -- because you aren't around that much :P This is a hockey board not a chit chat board (except in the off season) We can't underrate our Hockey guys!

LOL, well Im happy with my 1400 hundred posts or so... a good amount were spent on longer messages than these type ;)

I do like reading your lushes though... quite comical at times...
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#139 Don

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:47 AM

I thought I remembered the nod. It was for the Hobey Baker.
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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:16 PM

I thought I remembered the nod. It was for the Hobey Baker.

Redemption.

LOL, at least I got mentioned so Im not 100% invisable...

Ill just make a good sig for next season in photoshop to snag a nomination... and maybe be a top3 again... lol, aspirarations.

Good find Don...

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