Random Thoughts...or...What's on Your Mind?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Sibyl, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Restless Spirit

    Restless Spirit Wandering the Mortal Realm Moderator

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    ^ My sympathies for your loss.

    It sounds like you have endured a lot of loss and heartbreak over the last year. I hope you are doing OK, and have people nearby who are able to provide whatever support you may need.
     
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  2. Worf factor9

    Worf factor9 Commodore Commodore

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    You have my sincere condolences. Many of my closest friends whom I knew from kindergarden thru high school and beyond have passed. It becomes "easier" as time goes by, but I miss them so...

    But when I think of them and our times and the dumb-ass stunts that we pulled off together, :devil: all I can do is smile and then wipe away a reluctant tear. We were closer than myself and my own widdle brother.
     
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  3. Wednesday Addams

    Wednesday Addams Princess of the Dark Arts Premium Member

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    Thank you. I'm lucky to have a terrific husband and loving friends. But it's still been hard.
     
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  4. Gary Mitch-HELL

    Gary Mitch-HELL Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'm sorry for your loss.
     
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  5. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    Omg my condolences. You too look great together there.

    The closest thing we have to a real time machine is a mirror, that's right a mirror.
    The light you see when you look at a mirror took a very small fraction of time to reach the retinas in your eyes so technically you were seeing something in the past.

    For a bigger example the Sun, the same Sun you see in the sky. The light takes 8 minutes to reach Earth so when we see the Sun we're seeing it as it was 8 minutes ago.

    Cool hey?
     
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  6. Worf factor9

    Worf factor9 Commodore Commodore

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    Sometimes I see my old friends in Dreams :) & it can also be sad because when I wake up they ain't there.
     
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  7. Wednesday Addams

    Wednesday Addams Princess of the Dark Arts Premium Member

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    Thank you. That's very cool. :luvlove:

    Yeah, I dreamed about him that morning, just before waking.
     
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  8. Velocity

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    I'm so sorry that you lost your friend. Losing loved ones is so painful.
     
  9. Aragorn

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    The radio personality of one of the local radio stations has been talking about the anniversary of 9/11 his entire shift. Listeners have been calling in to tell their stories, but time is money so they're recorded off air and then played over the song ramp (instrumental at the beginning leading up to the lyrics) and there's a weird disconnect with someone recalling a horrible event over upbeat music.
     
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  10. JD

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    If you take that the extreme then you get the giant space telescopes that are literally looking back thousands or millions of years in the past when they are looking at other galaxies, or other things at those kinds of distanes.
     
  11. Dr. San Guinary

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    "Which of those two is 'now'?"

     
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  12. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    That's true.

    So if a ship was one light year from Earth anything they observe is a year old, in face even out near Jupiter anything you see on Earth is in the past. Relativity is fucking fascinating.
     
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  13. BK613

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    Put another way: I am at the center of the universe. :lol: Relatively speaking. ;)
     
  14. Dr. Kravaal

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    I am so sorry…
     
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  15. BK613

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    My sympathies as well.
     
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  16. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    While watching Criminal Minds I find out in behind the scenes stuff online that JJ did love Reid but couldn't do anything about it because she had a family. WTF?

    If anything I wanted Reid and Prentiss to hook up......
     
  17. antichristhill

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    Had a nice birthday today. We went to the Museum of Fine Art and climbed all over the Ernesto Neto "environmental" sculpture. It was a lot of fun, Then we looked at the American Arts & Crafts exhibit and the new modern exhibit. We stopped at our favorite pizza place and also went to our favorite bakery -- we hardly ever get to either place because we don't go into the city much anymore. So our dinner tonight was awesome. We then watched two episodes of The Mandalorian.

    A pretty nice day.
     
  18. XCV666

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    Happy Birthday!
     
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  19. Dr. San Guinary

    Dr. San Guinary Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Happy birthday auntie. :beer:
     
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  20. antichristhill

    antichristhill The Blooness Premium Member

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    Thanks! I got a few nice gifts as well. Can't complain.
     
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