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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:50 pm

hmmm.

I know someone whose mother used to write Romance novels.

So there's that.


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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:01 am

In other news....

here's some interesting info about time travel. :D

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/27/917556254/paradox-free-time-travel-is-theoretically-possible-researchers-say?fbclid=IwAR0ABMJknQzabHuhomsscUSIGsN6siGsHVDSRJxe8aDgJrPLNBuFFdwVhg4

Researchers ran the numbers and determined that even if you made a change in the past, the timeline would essentially self-correct, ensuring that whatever happened to send you back in time would still happen.


I think I may test this theory. ;)
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby notlistening » Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:44 pm

Okay. Did you try it? What changed? or has it already happened and I wasn't affected...
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:56 am

notlistening wrote:Okay. Did you try it? What changed? or has it already happened and I wasn't affected...


Who are you?????








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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Frelga » Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:42 pm

I've seen a theory that 2020 is the result of time travelers who keep coming back to fix things but just keep making it worse.

So it was Tooks all along?
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:46 am

NOBODY CAN PROVE ANYTHING!!!!!



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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Morwenna » Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:31 am

That's what our cat says too...
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby notlistening » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:41 pm

All they needed to do was stop the virus getting out. That would have made 2020 sooooo much better.

So what will happen with trick or treating this year? do people hand out tiny bottles of sanitiser?
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Morwenna » Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:52 pm

The masks will be different from the usual... :)
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Frelga » Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:34 pm

I'm trying to invent a candy dispenser that's both childproof and hygienic. No dice so far. Maybe a bunch of small paper plates with a few pieces of candy each? Candy suspended on a string? Wrapped in Clorox wipes? (Maybe not.)
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:44 am

Frelga wrote:I'm trying to invent a candy dispenser that's both childproof and hygienic. No dice so far. Maybe a bunch of small paper plates with a few pieces of candy each? Candy suspended on a string? Wrapped in Clorox wipes? (Maybe not.)


This?

https://www.cnet.com/news/hands-free-candy-dispensing/


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I will test it out for you. :D
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Frelga » Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:05 pm

That might work. Just put spikes or slime all over it, to keep people from touching it.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:23 am

Ooooo0000ooo.

Even better, a Halloween zip line. :D

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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby notlistening » Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:39 pm

The zip line is cool.

Halloween here (which has be partially adopted) has been kinda banned. You will be fined if you go trick or treating and breach people number rules.

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/if- ... 5609a.html
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:18 am

"Real" trick or treating doesn't happen much around here anymore.
It was more fun back when I was kid. (aka eons ago). :D
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Ladykat » Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:26 pm

Tookish_Traveler wrote:"Real" trick or treating doesn't happen much around here anymore.
It was more fun back when I was kid. (aka eons ago). :D


Agree with you on that one.

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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Melwa » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:45 am

I've heard a few people planning something more like an Easter Egg hunt to earn the candy. My favorite bit is the costume design. Maybe people will be able to do some sort of costume parties virtually.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Morwenna » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:45 pm

They're trying to work out some safety guidelines for this year around here. 2 blocks east of me is a big trick-or-treat destination! Lots of folks decorate houses & yards. It remains to be seen what this year will bring.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Ladykat » Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:43 pm

I'm not even sure they have trick-or-treating in my neighborhood anymore. I can't say I pay too much attention.

All I know is no kids come to the apartment building I live in.

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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:57 am

I haven't seen trick or treaters for years. Of course, I live on a dead end off a well traveled road that has no sidewalks.
And some people drive like maniacs out there. :P

In other news, looks like Fall weather has really arrived. Cool, breezy, invigorating. :D
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Frelga » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:54 am

It's almost 100F here. Fall weather? What's that? And it's windy today. I really hope we don't see any new fires.

On Halloween, we always got a bunch of adorable kids in cute costumes. Even teenagers come dressed up. There are fancier streets where people go all out to decorate their houses, but our neighborhood is all nice and homely.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby notlistening » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:21 pm

It's 23C here today and we are expecting rain, which will be nice. I think now that La Nina is here, we should be getting more normal rainfall, which is good for farmers, dams etc. Sydney's dam is full once again!! :happydance:
Our fireys have started the annual back burns to stop a repeat of last years bad fires, but so far, 2 have gotten away from them! Both in national parks which have had too many years of no controlled burns. Hopefully this season should be better. Sorry to hear that California's fires still continue.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:36 pm

gah folks. I may not stop in much for the next few days or so. :(

My mom passed away last night. She was 89 and hasn't been doing well, but it is still tough. I am executor so will be traveling back and forth too.

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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Melwa » Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:10 pm

Aww, Tooks. :( :hug:

First snow of the season here! Or at least, first snow to stick around more than a couple hours after falling. Still not pleased to hear Christmas music playing at work. >-O
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Frelga » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:04 pm

Aw, Tooks, I'm so sorry. My condolences. May her memory be for blessing.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby notlistening » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:49 pm

Oh no, I'm so sorry Tooks! :hug: From what you have said over the years, she was a wonderful lady. Please take care!!
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Bardhwyn » Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:41 am

Aw, Tooks, I'm so sorry. Take care. xx
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:07 pm

Thank you all.

:)

It feels weird not to be able to call her up and talk. But at least now she is free.
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby gimli_axe_wielder » Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:37 pm

So sorry, Tooks! :cry:
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Re: The TVM goes thread-diving...

Postby Ladykat » Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:05 pm

Tooks---I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. :( :hug:

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