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Tom Yossarian Joad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:36 PM
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You have to be careful when you pick your web address... (an email I got)
Attn: Entrepreneurs
Everyone knows that if you are going to operate a business in today's
world you need a domain name. It is advisable to look at the domain name
selected as other see it and not just as you think it looks. Failure to
do this may result in situations such as the following (legitimate)
companies who deal in everyday humdrum products and services but clearly
didn't give their domain names enough consideration:

1. A site called 'Who Represents' where you can find the name of the
agent that represents a celebrity. Their domain name... wait for it...
is
www.whorepresents.com <http://www.whorepresents.com >

2. Experts Exchange, a knowledge base where programmers can exchange
advice and views at
www.expertsexchange.com <http://www.expertsexchange.com >

3. Looking for a pen? Look no further than Pen Island at
www.penisland.net <http://www.penisland.net >

4. Need a therapist? Try Therapist Finder at
www.therapistfinder.com <http://www.therapistfinder.com >

5. Then of course, there's the Italian Power Generator company...
www.powergenitalia.com <http://www.powergenitalia.com >

6. And now, we have the Mole Station Native Nursery, based in New South
Wales:
www.molestationnursery.com <http://www.molestationnursery.com >

7. If you're looking for computer software, there's always
www.ipanywhere.com <http://www.ipanywhere.com >

8. Welcome to the First Cumming Methodist Church. Their website is
www.cummingfirst.com <http://www.cummingfirst.com >

9. Then, of course, there's these brainless art designers, and their
whacky website:
www.speedofart.com <http://www.speedofart.com >

10. Want to holiday in Lake Tahoe? Try their brochure website at
www.gotahoe.com <http://www.gotahoe.com/ >


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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:39 PM
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1. ROFL, I sent this one on, thanks Tom n/t
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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:39 PM
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2. Those are quite funny, and it surprises me that the owner didn't
see what he/she did as they were doing the setup!
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lisainmilo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:43 PM
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3. lololol
Nice to have a bit of laughter.......thank you!
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Der Blaue Engel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:49 PM
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4. ...
PENISLAND!!!!!!!!!!! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:50 PM
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5. thats funny
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AnneD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:51 PM
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6. You owe me a new computer screen.
No warning was placed in your post. I spewed my milk. I see a clear cut case of negligence!
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Tom Yossarian Joad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:29 PM
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11. LOL... Get in line!
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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:52 PM
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7. Re: number 8...
I thought Christians were waiting for the second cumming.

:P
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Iwasthere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 07:00 PM
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8. thanks for that
A little laughter helps
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left is right Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 07:21 PM
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9. loved it; passed it on; want to reciprocate with email of my own
Elephant's memory; a heart-warming story

In 1986, Mkele Mbembe was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from college. On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air.

The elephant seemed distressed, so Mbembe approached it very carefully.
He got down on one knee and inspected the elephant's foot, and found a large thorn deeply embedded in it.

As carefully and as gently as he could, Mbembe worked the thorn out with his hunting knife, after which the elephant gingerly put down its foot.

The elephant turned to face the man and with a rather stern look on its face, and just stared at him. For several tense moments Mbembe stood frozen, thinking of nothing else but being trampled. Eventually the elephant trumpeted loudly, turned and walked away.

Mbembe never forgot that elephant or the events of that day.

Twenty years later he was walking through a zoo with his teenaged son.

As they approached the elephant enclosure, one of the creatures turned and walked over to near where Mbembe and his son Tapu were standing.

The large bull elephant stared at Mbembe and lifted its front foot off the ground, then put it down. The elephant did that several times then trumpeted loudly, all the while staring at the man.

Remembering the encounter in 1986, Mbembe couldn't help wondering if this was the same elephant? Mbembe summoned up his courage, climbed over the railing and made his way into the enclosure. He walked right up to the elephant and stared back in wonder.

Suddenly the elephant trumpeted again, wrapped its trunk around one of the man's legs and swung him wildly back and forth along the railing, killing him.

Probably wasn't the same elephant.
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Tom Yossarian Joad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 07:23 PM
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10. LOL!
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