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Murphy's Law - Tech Version

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

* All great discoveries are made by mistake.

* Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he'll have to touch to be sure.

* Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget.

* All's well that ends.

* A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.

* A computer makes as many mistakes in two seconds as 20 men working 20 years make.

* Nothing motivates a man more than to see his boss putting in an honest day's work.

* After all is said and done, a heck of a lot more is said than done.

  
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DFROMTX 10/17/2011 9:54AM

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    That's really true! Fun - thanks! emoticon

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    Aint it the TRUTH!!! emoticon

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ALICERIEGER 10/11/2011 10:20AM

    I really agree with these. Don't know which one is my favorite.

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JESS0107 10/11/2011 10:14AM

    So true!!!

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PMWALKER 10/11/2011 9:12AM

    Oh so true...I can relate to many of these!!

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“The Porcelain Unicorn”

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

This summer, Philips and the renowned director/producer, Ridley Scott, launched a global filmmaker competition dubbed the: “Tell It Your Way” Film Making Contest.
The entrants were given total freedom of expression and could take up any theme they wanted. But there were two rules in the contest to qualify for the prize that were strictly enforced:
1) Only six lines of dialogue was allowed in the film. Thus challenging the film maker to show, rather than to tell the story. This insured that the film submissions would portray a story graphically, keeping the elements in the story visual.

2) The other rule concerned brevity and challenged the film maker with a time constraint for conveying the story. Any film submitted in the contest had to be no longer than a total of three minutes.
Finally after the judging ended, this was the prize-winning entry in the, "Tell It Your Way" contest. It is entitled, “The Porcelain Unicorn.”

www.porcelainunicorn.com/

  
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SOUPY18 10/5/2011 9:11PM

    This time your blog made me tear up, usually I laugh till I cry. Thanks for sharing.
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ELLFIN3 10/5/2011 3:17PM

    I can see why it won! It is amazing!! Thanks for sharing!!!!
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JESS0107 10/5/2011 10:38AM

    That was so beautiful!! Thanks for sharing with us!

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IDLETYME 10/5/2011 7:48AM

    So beautiful - made me cry! Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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ALICERIEGER 10/5/2011 6:51AM

    Beautiful!

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JBINAUSTIN 10/5/2011 3:51AM

    Moving.

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Maybe this is why they don't teach music in high school any more.

Monday, October 03, 2011

Following are actual answers from students on music tests...

- The principal singer of nineteenth century opera was called pre-Madonna.

- Gregorian chant has no music, just singers singing the same lines.

- Sherbet composed the Unfinished Symphony.

- All female parts were sung by castrati. We don't know exactly what they sounded like because there are no known descendants.

- Young scholars have expressed their rapture for the Bronze Lullaby, the Taco Bell Cannon, Beethoven's Erotica, Tchaikovsky Cracknutter Suite, and Gershwin's Rap City in Blue.

- Music sung by two people at the same time is called a duel; if they sing without music it is called Acapulco.

- A virtuoso is a musician with real high morals.

- Contralto is a low sort of music that only ladies sing.

- Probably the most marvelous fugue was the one between the Hatfields and the McCoys.

- I know what a sextet is but I'd rather not say.

- Johann Sebastian Bach wrote a great many musical compositions and had a large number of children. In between he practiced on an old spinster which he kept up in his attic.

- Rock Monanoff was a famous post-romantic composer of piano concerti.

  
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SUGARBABY60 10/12/2011 5:10AM

    GOODNESS!!!! emoticon scholars they are not!

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MARYB73 10/8/2011 9:16PM

    As usual, I love it.

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ALICERIEGER 10/5/2011 6:58AM

    Good one!

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You Know You Have Had Too Much Coffee When...

Sunday, October 02, 2011

*Juan Valdez names his donkey after you
*You get a speeding ticket even when you're parked
*You grind your coffee beans in your mouth
*You sleep with your eyes open
*You have to watch videos in fast-forward
*You lick your coffee pot clean
*Your eyes stay open when you sneeze
*The nurse needs a scientific calculator to take your pulse
*You can type sixty words a minute with your feet
*You can jump-start your car without cables
*Your only sources of nutrition comes from "Sweet & Low"
*You don't sweat, you percolate

  
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REACHING4HOME 10/8/2011 9:19PM

    I READ THIS AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF ANOTHER NEBRASKA TEAM MATE AND SHE WAS RIGHT - IT IS A RIOT. BUT HERE IS AN ABSOLUTELY TRUE ONE THAT I HAVE DONE MYSELF. I HAVE STIRRED A BIG SPOONFUL OF INSTANT COFFEE INTO MY FIRST CUP OF REGULAR COFFEE IN THE MORNING AFTER A BAD NIGHT. NOW THAT'S PITIFUL!
ERIN

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GOLDFISHLIZ 10/3/2011 5:59PM

    Love it! Give me caffeine, even tho I should be drinking water.........
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MARTHASPARKS 10/2/2011 2:57PM

    Hilarious and I don't even drink coffee.

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LADYIRISH317 10/2/2011 12:31PM

    "Too much coffee?" Ain't no such thing!


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GOHUSKERS2 10/2/2011 8:46AM

    These are great. I love typing 60 words a minute with my feet! LOL Thanks

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    Words of wisdom - Thanks!! emoticon emoticon

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ALICERIEGER 10/2/2011 7:33AM

    Sounds like me. Thanks

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    Love it!!!!

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Top Ten Reasons Eve Was Created

Saturday, October 01, 2011

10. God was worried that Adam would frequently become lost in the garden because he would not ask for directions.
9. God knew that one day Adam would require someone to locate and hand him the remote.
8. God knew Adam would never go out and buy himself a new fig leaf when his wore out and would therefore need Eve to buy one for him.
7. God knew Adam would never be able to make a doctor's, dentist, or haircut appointment for himself.
6. God knew Adam would never remember which night to put he garbage on the curb.
5. God knew if the world was to be populated, men would never be able to handle the pain and discomfort of childbearing.
4. As the Keeper of the Garden, Adam would never remember where he left his tools.
3. Apparently, Adam needed someone to blame his troubles on when God caught him hiding in the garden.
2. As the Bible says, It is not good for man to be alone!
1. When God finished the creation of Adam, He stepped back, scratched his head, and said, "I can do better than that."

  
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IDLETYME 10/3/2011 10:15AM

    Great - love those! God understands men better than we do and was planning ahead for their " shortcomings"!

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    Love it! Thanks for sharing.

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NTSOHLTHNT 10/1/2011 8:42PM

    Yup, that's about right. God always knew what she was doing....

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PARKERB2 10/1/2011 6:46PM

    Thanks for the upbeat blog. I agree with them.

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