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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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because they have no idea if its thick or thin

Do you really think that is true? Your dog will defend you with its life. Got any friends like that? I am not talking about how the dog feels about you, I am talking about how you should feel about your dog.

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**Lynn16****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-11
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Ok good point i give up, but yes i do have at least one friend like that and i know i would risk my life for my friend, maybe i just have supernatural friens... JK!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Then you are very lucky.

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**Lynn16****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-11
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Yes I guess I am,

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi

Aren't dogs the way they are because for millions of generations we've bred them that way?

Dog, is man's or woman's best friend!

Usually I agree with that guy in post 13 but I think a permutation is required here:

Woman is man's or dog's best friend!

Bob

*Last edited by bob bundy (2011-07-13 01:05:32)*

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**Lynn16****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-11
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Giggle! that is very funny!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Aren't dogs the way they are because for millions of generations we've bred them that way?

Haven't we been trying to breed men, women and children to be like that for millions of years? The mighty dog is the only one that listens.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Arrhhh. Now you are approaching the truth.

Dogs have been breeding men for years. At last they have got a species that can throw sticks for them. Not very ambitious, but then, dogs don't have a high opinion of man's intelligence.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Man and dog, living together. Thrower and retriever, in perfect harmony. Now try to get a bunch of humans all making 30 million a year to play together.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Humans cannot make 30 million a year. At best, maybe 1, 2 or 3. That's why it's taken such a long time for stick throwing to evolve by natural selection.

B

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The dog will get your slippers, eat burglars, herd your sheep, sniff out bedbugs, detect drugs, act as seeing eyes. Divorce case I knew of, they hated each other but they fought over who gets the dog. You know why? Because the dog loved them both. Their friends took sides, the dog did not.

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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bob bundy wrote:

Usually I agree with that guy in post 13 but I think a permutation is required here:

Woman is man's or dog's best friend!

See bobbym! Males & females can be friends, like I said.

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

~ Anton Chekhov

Cheer up, emo kid.

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**survival****Member**- Registered: 2011-04-03
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I wish they could. It is not in the cards for me. When a man is a friend, he always wants to be more, in my life anyway.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi survival;

Please do not listen to that kaboobly doo. Men and women can not be friends.

I suggest renting and watching "When Harry met Sally." It is all in there.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi

I own that movie. Great story and lots of fun to watch.

But the premise on which the story is based is that diagram (i) below applies.

But it's only a film, not real life.

I find that diagram (ii) works for me.

And if it doesn't for you, I submit you should try another lover(s) until you find someone where it does!

Bob (984)

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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survival wrote:

I wish they could. It is not in the cards for me. When a man is a friend, he always wants to be more, in my life anyway.

Lucky.

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

~ Anton Chekhov

Cheer up, emo kid.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Maybe she will put you in touch with her last date. You and him sound perfect for each other.

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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We really do.... That's incredibly sad.

I have to learn how to ignore people better, then I won't be so desperate.

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

~ Anton Chekhov

Cheer up, emo kid.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not follow you...

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**survival****Member**- Registered: 2011-04-03
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bobbym wrote:

Maybe she will put you in touch with her last date. You and him sound perfect for each other.

I would not wish that date on anyone.

I knew I would get into something, since I was off all summer. It is a shame the two genders cannot live without one another. That would be a cure. (well, they can, but it is a thing about hormnes perhaps.)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would not wish that date on anyone.

I would!

The two genders can live without one another. They also can live with one another.

I am being called away. See you later tonight.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**reconsideryouranswer****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-11
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Lynn16 wrote:

I agree with survival. Friends last aquaintances dont. Differentiate between

the two in your life and might find it more enjoyable to have friends! <3

To me, these are the sets that cover the relationships, with the overlapping

of certain sets:

{strangers}

{acquaintances}

{friends}

{lovers}

{frenemies}

{enemies}

Signature line:

I wish a had a more interesting signature line.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi reconsideryouranswer

Please define a member of {frenemies}

Thanks,

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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friends+enemies=frenemies.the best definition you will find.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi anonimnystefy

I would have thought these are mutually exclusive sets; and therefore already covered by the others in the list.

btw: Stefan works in English too.

Bob

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