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Random Babbling Thread 119

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Jul 1, 2014.

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  1. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    Final Fantasy VI on my android phone ! Who would've thought. The port's good too.
     
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    All my cooking is self taught so it took me a while to figure it out :p
     
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    One week Chess vacation with a 5 day-tournament!! woohoo. Dont you all love those? :p
     
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    Next you're gonna tell me you consider chess a sport.
     
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    Shrikant Swords! Not words! Veteran

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    What number it this up to now!?! Seriously!

    Looking forward to Germany beating Brazil tonight!
     
  6. henkie

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    Two weeks vacation in Iceland. Don't you love those? :p
     
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    jebus. What a game. 7-1! Now that is sports Keneth. Chess is not a sport, unless you count in chess boxing :D
     
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    And yet somehow I couldn't possibly care less. Imagine that.

    Football bores me to death. Far more so than chess.
     
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    lNever ask the question to which you don't want the answer. Anyways
    I'll sum up the match for you:

     
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    I think this sums up how I feel about the whole thing quite nicely:

     
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  11. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    So my cousin gave birth to her second daughter recently, it made me wonder what's my relationship to them, my cousin's daughters I mean. I suppose that makes them my cousins too. :hmm: Is there even a word for such a relationship ?
     
  12. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    If your cousin who gave birth is a first cousin (i.e., daughter of a sibling of one of your parents), then her offspring is your first cousin, once removed.
     
  13. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    But technically she's not even that. She, my cousin, is the daughter of my mother's cousin.
     
  14. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Ah, so your mother's first cousin's daughter is the person giving birth. That makes her your second cousin and her kid is your second cousin once removed.

    Anything else?
     
  15. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    No, not at the moment ;) Thanks though.
     
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    She's your little cousin. :p

    While a lot of languages have terms for these things, they don't really serve much of a purpose unless you're making a family tree.
     
  17. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Keneth - tell that to my Wills and Trusts professor (well, he's actually dead now, so tell it to a random Wills and Trusts professor). Some people find that stuff important.
     
  18. T2Bruno

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    If you remove them then why would you consider them family?
     
  19. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Dead great-aunt Ginny is still family, she's just dead. And some of her stuff went to you in her will (hence the Wills and Trusts reference).

    Don't be so narrow minded.
     
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    I never got a penny from my family. I don't blame them though, they didn't owe me anything and life's taught me not to expect anything that I didn't earn with my own sweat and blood.

    So you can keep your wills and your trusts. :p
     
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