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Imladil
04-11-2001, 10:31 AM
If I post in an empty forum, is it no longer empty?

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Redwing
04-11-2001, 02:17 PM
It's still empty. oops

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At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi.
At last we will have revenge.

Imladil
04-12-2001, 07:58 PM
...Exactly.

Here's a good one for ya. Say it's raining outside--stop! What is 'it?'

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Rogue9
04-12-2001, 08:08 PM
"It" describes the atmospereic effects of mosture and paticulites colecting together to form what we call clouds, at various points the clouds water saturaton is greater than the abilitiy to hold it together.

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Rogue9
04-12-2001, 08:10 PM
where does all of the light go in a black hole? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

flamin_tie
04-12-2001, 10:58 PM
black hole, eh?
reminds me of my last girlfriend...YIKES!
nuthin escaped her gravitational pull.

Imladil
04-13-2001, 11:59 AM
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Imladil
04-14-2001, 10:02 AM
The light in a black hole illuminates itself.

flamin_tie
04-14-2001, 09:21 PM
what the heck?!?! whats the code for that smilie?

Redwing
04-15-2001, 08:04 AM
**increases post count**

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At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi.
At last we will have revenge.

Federation Spock
04-17-2001, 04:38 PM
your cheating redwall http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

Grand_Admiral_Ice
04-17-2001, 09:30 PM
Isn't redwall the home of all those rats in that book?

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May the Force screw you in everything you do except sex or should you get screwed? Stop you're confusing me.

[This message has been edited by Grand_Admiral_Ice (edited April 17, 2001).]

Redwing
04-17-2001, 11:22 PM
*cheats again* http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/tongue.gif

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At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi.
At last we will have revenge.

rebel alliance
04-18-2001, 12:35 AM
how do you do that? I though tthe [img] code was disabled?!?!

rebel alliance
04-18-2001, 12:36 AM
*bump* oh oops there is nothing to bump this is the only topic lmao

Imladil
04-18-2001, 02:47 AM
Here's a zen smilie for ya: http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/contrib/owen/loopy.gif

Rogue15
04-18-2001, 03:17 PM
doesn't imao stand for 'In my annoying opinion'?

rebel alliance
04-18-2001, 09:27 PM
could be. that sounds like one of imladils sayings. noo!!! the dark side or green side or what ever imladil is in is pullin gyou over noo!!!!

I just know lmao mean laugh my a** off

Imladil
04-18-2001, 10:49 PM
Who said I took sides in the first place?

Imladil
04-18-2001, 10:51 PM
Today's topic for zen introspection: 'Where does water come from?'

flamin_tie
04-19-2001, 03:52 AM
I know :P ..... hmmmm...lemme try.

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flamin_tie
04-19-2001, 03:53 AM
YYYAAARGH!

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Rogue15
04-19-2001, 02:48 PM
water comes from the ocean. the ocean came from a flood, which might mean that when God created Earth, the earth had a waterlike atmosphere, and when sin on the earth became too great, God allowed all that water to come down and flood the entire earth. of course, noah and his family were in the ark when that happened, and so were animals. so, water came from the sky.

Rogue9
04-19-2001, 02:54 PM
water comes from somewhere on our planet...created by god http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

Imladil
04-19-2001, 10:57 PM
Could it be said that on the greater scale of things, there is only one water...which disseminates, changes form and remains in action...?

Rogue15
04-20-2001, 02:09 AM
matter can only be created or destroyed by God.

Redwing
04-20-2001, 07:45 AM
As for the water falling from the firmament, that caused the dinosaur's extinction as it ended the earth-wide tropical environment, and mammals were better able to adapt...

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At last we will have revenge.

Redwing
04-20-2001, 07:51 AM
causing a temporary Ice age in northern lands, killing off dinosaurs and causing mammals to adapt to the modern Arctic and cold-weather versions...

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At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi.
At last we will have revenge.

Imladil
04-20-2001, 07:48 PM
Water can be used as a metaphor for the subconscious mind. When we learn to still its agitation, ripples and resulting distortions, we can see all the way to the bottom.

Holding the water still is the hard part. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif

rebel alliance
04-20-2001, 10:47 PM
http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/confused.gif we are still talking about water right? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/confused.gif hey, what does zen mean anyways

Grand_Admiral_Ice
04-20-2001, 11:44 PM
It's a japanese word for something, I forgot.

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May the Force screw you in everything you do except sex or should you get screwed? Stop you're confusing me.

Imladil
04-22-2001, 10:18 AM
Zen is a Japanese form of meditation. The student reflects upon a koan or 'riddle.' The koan is a riddle that has no answer which is fully definable with words; contemplation of these, which are intended to point to infinity, can lead one to enlightenment. a well-known such koan is 'what is the sound of one hand clapping?'

I have modified the approach a bit for our purposes here. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif The koans I (usually) come up with do point to the infinite, but in such a way that discussion is beneficial.

Water as a metaphor for the subconcious is mentioned in Zen Buddhist philosophy. The koan effectively transfixes the water...and allows the meditator to see all the way to the bottom. Curiously, in the Jewish yoga-like meditational system of kabbalah, water is associated with Yesod, the 'sphere' of consciousness where the subconscious resides.

*(Looks at the distance between Japan and Israel on a map.)* Hmmm...

rebel alliance
04-22-2001, 09:36 PM
umm, ya sure, I got all that

Redwing
04-23-2001, 08:47 AM
Ummm ya, me too http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

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At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi.
At last we will have revenge.

Imladil
04-23-2001, 06:17 PM
Anyway. That's zen. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

For today, I have this koan for contemplation: 'Is it dark in the center of the sun?'

rebel alliance
04-24-2001, 01:56 AM
yep. there is no matter for the suns light or temperature to reflect on. the particles are too tightly packed well, at leaset maybe

Imladil
04-25-2001, 08:47 PM
In the center of the sun, there would be no shadows.

Or would it be 'dark,' as it would be impossible for one to be there to perceive it? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/wink.gif We come to a perennial philosophical discussion, one which is usually expressed with the question, 'If a tree falls in a forest, and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?'

But sound is not light. Sound is a vibrational phenomenon, while light is a thing that is both a particle and a wave...essentially, you couldn't fill a box with sound, but you might be able to fill it with light.

What, then, is darkness? http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

flamin_tie
04-26-2001, 12:34 AM
i am darkness...and this darkness is mighty confused by your jibba-jabba....if someone dont stop this nonsense, im gonna beat you into cream cheese!

sparse.org/~mrt

T-ifies any web page, sucka!

Imladil
04-26-2001, 08:27 PM
...It occurs to me that there aren't many people who come to this forum. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/rolleyes.gif

Is it possible for me to move this to the Pilot's Lounge? How do I do that?

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Grand_Admiral_Ice
04-26-2001, 10:14 PM
Quit your jibba-jabba. I pity the fool who don't beat the crap outta flamin_tie

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May the Force screw you in everything you do except sex or should you get screwed? Stop you're confusing me.

Imladil
04-28-2001, 09:45 AM
Uhm, word!

I think...

flamin_tie
04-29-2001, 03:38 AM
Hey! Murdock, is this your chicken? You bettah not mess with my van, foo! Iain't afraid of flying, and I ain't afraid of no monkeys either.

sparse.org/~mrt

Imladil
04-29-2001, 08:57 AM
Pregnant chickens with you and the seahorse that bestowed you upon our shores as the next Donny Osmond!

Is this the bus to the hospital?