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rickb: Have a nice fall Sept 23, 2023 15:53:12 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Carpet Burns Sept 24, 2023 14:40:24 GMT -5
1dave: Do you fully believe in Rascalism? Sept 24, 2023 15:10:38 GMT -5
texhex: Hands up and step away from the rocks !!!! Sept 24, 2023 16:29:02 GMT -5
rickb: Keep yer hands off my rocks pardner Sept 24, 2023 17:10:23 GMT -5
Wooferhound: You've been looking at my rocks too long Sept 24, 2023 18:05:46 GMT -5
dillonf: Never touch another man's rocks! Sept 24, 2023 20:51:47 GMT -5
rickb: (wise) X - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's rocks Sept 26, 2023 8:21:10 GMT -5 *
Wooferhound: Hey ... now there's 3 rocks missing Sept 26, 2023 10:22:52 GMT -5
rickb: How many pounds of rocks and minerals will you use in your lifetime? Sept 26, 2023 15:32:38 GMT -5
1dave: "He was the kind of guy that if he saw a dollar in another man's hand, he took it as personal insult if he couldn't get it any other way." (happy104) - O Henry Sept 27, 2023 11:08:52 GMT -5 *
Wooferhound: Dead Minerals are Mineral Spirits Sept 27, 2023 11:45:54 GMT -5
dillonf: The gods sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man -Arthur M. Young Sept 27, 2023 18:37:36 GMT -5
PrettyGritty: Doesn't feel like fall to me. Feels like diet summer. Sept 27, 2023 20:16:58 GMT -5
1dave: (thumbs-up) Sept 27, 2023 22:55:05 GMT -5
Wooferhound: I'm glad the Minerals are Thinking for me Sept 28, 2023 6:21:14 GMT -5
Wooferhound: The Earth does not actually have any Gravity , it just Sucks Sept 29, 2023 12:32:47 GMT -5
rickb: Danger, danger Sept 29, 2023 15:11:06 GMT -5 *
1dave: Are you ready to RUMBLE and make poor decisions? Sept 29, 2023 15:57:06 GMT -5
1dave: Luckily it is too late to be intelligent about it. Sept 29, 2023 16:03:04 GMT -5
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