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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #60 on: February 13, 2003, 04:00:11 pm »

Um, sorry about going back OT after all these fascinating tangents, but I'm pretty sure that everyone (native english speaking) has heard *frumple* before.

As in, frumpy. As is, dowdy, plain, uninspired looking, usually pertaining to clothing.

"In the first few seasons of X-files, Agent Scully looked kind of like a frumpy housewife."

Granted, reverse engineering the word yields something like frumpulated or frumpulized, but still.
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« Reply #61 on: February 14, 2003, 03:33:00 pm »

Well, language evolves during the centuries, so I suppose ther's no surprise in there being several versions of *frumple* around...
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« Reply #62 on: February 15, 2003, 03:06:00 am »

Hey Lukipela, any chance we're ever going to see that image in your profile? it never loads Tongue
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« Reply #63 on: February 15, 2003, 08:42:51 am »

Eh, that's due to a slight problem on my side. through the university, I have my own webspace, but until I set up a site, it's only active as long as my computer is on. So if you happen to see the image, I'm definetly online. until I get off my lazy behind and do something about it, that's the way it's gonna be I'm afraid, unless someone will volunteer to put the image up on their website Smiley It shouldnt really take very long, but i just never seem to have the time to do it, or find out what I need to do...

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« Reply #64 on: February 17, 2003, 02:53:13 am »

Oh damnit, THIS was the topic with the icon thingy... so.. congrats again Lukipela Wink

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« Reply #65 on: February 17, 2003, 07:10:40 pm »

And thanks again. It's nice to know you have something to look at while reading all the strange stuff I manage to spew out Smiley
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #66 on: February 21, 2003, 05:53:49 am »

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Um, sorry about going back OT after all these fascinating tangents, but I'm pretty sure that everyone (native english speaking) has heard *frumple* before.

As in, frumpy. As is, dowdy, plain, uninspired looking, usually pertaining to clothing.

"In the first few seasons of X-files, Agent Scully looked kind of like a frumpy housewife."

Granted, reverse engineering the word yields something like frumpulated or frumpulized, but still.


And since English is  n o t  my native language and that is the only word I've never heard before in all the 15 years I've been speaking English (and the 11 years playing SCII) I figured better look it up than ignore it  Wink
You never know when you might have to *frumple* - but it could come handy, right?
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« Reply #67 on: February 21, 2003, 09:34:21 pm »

Not really... whenever I could use "*frumple*", the better phrase is "I grow turgid. Violent action ensues."
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #68 on: February 21, 2003, 09:51:16 pm »

I'd disagree - never liked 'shrooms from the start.
But I am *squeezing* the *juice*. More and more *juice!*

That's more like it  Wink
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« Reply #69 on: February 21, 2003, 09:58:30 pm »

I just go SNORT!

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« Reply #70 on: February 22, 2003, 01:13:17 am »

Hmm, do you think if I called someone a "human fluid sack" he'd be offended?  Grin

Nonetheless, you can never beat ol' Tanaka -
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« Reply #71 on: February 22, 2003, 05:33:13 am »

I'll admit it:

Tanaka beats me right here and now!
No doubt about it. I will not raise my voice again -

or will I? (hehehehe)

But that truely is the one and only response to that.

By the way - I'd like to call myself a human fluid sack myself ever once in a while. That is, whenever I feel it appropriate, right!
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« Reply #72 on: February 22, 2003, 11:28:04 am »

So tell me GM, do you often feel that it's appropriate and right to call yourself a human fluid sack? In what kind of situation does the need arise?
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Re: Origin of Orz' word "Frumple"
« Reply #73 on: February 22, 2003, 04:03:01 pm »

Well, the only situation I consider appropriate to call myself a hunam fluid sack is when I chugged down a couple of brews and all I feel is "filled with fluids"  Cool
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« Reply #74 on: February 22, 2003, 07:05:44 pm »

To continue the conversation form another thread on SC2 and girls, that must be the romance kilelr of the night. First you refer to yourself as a human fluidsack, and when asked bout it, you enthusiastically explain about this old game, and offer to take her home and show it to her Smiley Oh boy, it'd almost  be worth doing just to see the look on some1s face...
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