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None of "U"

Discussion in 'Forum Games' started by tree, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. tree

    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    The idea is to carry on a conversation in a coherent fashion.

    I think we can have a pretty normal type conversation in this thread.
    The trick is to employ only words in English that don't contain
    the vowel that is located between T and V in the alphabet.

    We all know which one that is, right? :)

    Please do not to resort to ploys like removing the offensive vowel
    from the words and posting a statement containing only consonants.


    How hard will it be to have a conversation sans
    the vowel located between T and V in the alphabet?
    Might need to look for some synonyms...:p

    So, here goes...:)
     
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    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    I had to look at what I wrote to make certain
    I didn't accidentally have any of that 'offensive'
    vowel in my directions.

    Does anybody think this will be too hard,
    verging on impossible?
    I hope not...:confused::)
     
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    Remarkably the offensive vowel is in no way integral to myriad conversations.
    It might be a novel idea to not ever come across it in real life again.
     
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    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Yes, it is a fact.
    Many ideas can be expressed within
    the restriction.

    If a person doesn't mind appearing somewhat
    stilted, at times. That condition arises when I
    have to replace the word I first think of with
    another. The expected flow is altered.

    The content becomes somewhat...abstract.
    LOL

    Who else finds this exercise entertaining?
     
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    How do non-Americans deal with this? (Color, armor, odor, etc.)
     
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    I think those people will have to adapt.
     
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    Canadians tend towards resignation at spell checks that have removed the last vestiges of colonialism.
     
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    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Is that a form of stoicism?
    Do people yearn for days of yore?
     
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    It is dependent on the age of the person and often the continent that their ancestors originated from. They envisage a contrast which makes them distinct as canadians, as an example of difference from americans. In reality there are few indications of difference between the two peoples. One might easily pass for another.
     
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    Is this not heresy?
    That two distinct nations share similarities...
    In fact might have no essential differences?

    Is it possible that nationality might be a matter
    of artificial political whimsy?
     
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    There are few differences, perhaps tighter control by layers of officialdom. Socialist government that takes a sort of parental role, rather than a nonpartisan approach. Most of this system at it's onset was likely created to keep a certain class of society in power. Very similar to depriving a segment of society access to higher learning by limiting choice.
     
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    How does weather affect the general emotional stance?
    Does snowfall make a difference in ambition or morality?
    I have heard people try to make a case based on that.
     
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    Likely a factor of sorts. Yet many areas with colder climates tend towards being more independent than reliant, the new england states, norway and denmark are prime examples.

    If anything, colder climates foster more self-reliance and independence. It's primarily the hold the old system still has and the disinclination of the wealthiest one percent to let go the reigns of power. A problem not only here, as well as elsewhere in the world.

    As far as ambition and morality in colder places, it's probable that fewer environmental assets lead to restrictions on the expansion of territory.
     
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    That was the idea I heard.
    That cold climate leads to greater ambition.
    And that in tropical areas animals are "crankier."
    More likely to have venom, sharp teeth, long claws,
    and a mean state of mind.

    That's what I have heard.
    Think...fire ants, for instance.
     
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    Interesting, wonder if the larger claws and venom has to do with the proliferation of food, and the sharing of territory? Animals in colder climes tend towards being half-starved in the winters and some hibernate. They travel great distances for food in colder places, and territories are far larger.
     
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    We imagined the animals down in the tropical regions
    were more volatile since they didn't have to expend energy
    keeping warm. They had plenty left over to be fierce.
     
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    Exothermic (cold-blooded) animals don't have the energy or body size to chase down prey, so many types have venom. Tropical places have a larger diversity of species in general, they do have monsoons, dry seasons, and other extreme climate changes. Likely when there is a diversity of species they have to compete more as well.
     
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    Sometimes people are very demonstrative in the warmer areas.
    I am thinking of noisy congregations, singing, flailing, sprinting...to
    express their love of god as they perceive it.
     
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    4 days ago I wrote in here.
    That seems like an ok length of time going past,
    that I can say some other thing here and it won't
    be like I am hogging the whole thing. :)

    OK. Now what?

    I know.
    The hen hatched a nice chick.
    It is a stripe-y chick.
    I think it will be the only one from that
    batch of eggs.
     
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    It did happen that the first hen
    hatched only one live chick.

    The second hen has hatched
    five. Most of them are yellow and
    one is brownish.