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Farnhamia
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Postby Farnhamia » Tue May 21, 2019 3:23 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:
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Vegas has its own...."charm" to it

Charm, yeah, that's the word. :p
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Postby Ethel mermania » Tue May 21, 2019 3:26 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Vegas has its own...."charm" to it

Charm, yeah, that's the word. :p


Speaking of charm, today in 1959 I opened on broadway.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsy_(musical)#Original_production
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Tue May 21, 2019 3:35 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Vegas has its own...."charm" to it

Charm, yeah, that's the word. :p

What happens there, stays there. Or gets buried in the desert, if things escalated a bit more than originally anticipated.

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Postby Farnhamia » Tue May 21, 2019 3:38 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Charm, yeah, that's the word. :p


Speaking of charm, today in 1959 I opened on broadway.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsy_(musical)#Original_production

You really were great in that.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Tue May 21, 2019 3:53 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:
Speaking of charm, today in 1959 I opened on broadway.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsy_(musical)#Original_production

You really were great in that.

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Postby Luziyca » Tue May 21, 2019 6:01 pm

Today was... an interesting day to say the least. My old region basically died, I did somewhat okay on a French midterm, and I came home to find that the power was disconnected because the bills weren't paid.
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Postby Farnhamia » Tue May 21, 2019 6:25 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:You really were great in that.

everything is coming up Roses

I heard that when the director first heard the lyric he asked, "Everything's coming up Rose's what?"
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Postby Ethel mermania » Tue May 21, 2019 6:26 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote: everything is coming up Roses

I heard that when the director first heard the lyric he asked, "Everything's coming up Rose's what?"

True or not, great story.
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Postby Farnhamia » Tue May 21, 2019 6:31 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:I heard that when the director first heard the lyric he asked, "Everything's coming up Rose's what?"

True or not, great story.

Yep. And once again I was surprised that Sondheim was in on Gypsy. I always forget how old he is, he'll be 90 next year.
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Postby Duhon » Tue May 21, 2019 6:33 pm

Luziyca wrote:Today was... an interesting day to say the least. My old region basically died, I did somewhat okay on a French midterm, and I came home to find that the power was disconnected because the bills weren't paid.


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Postby Ethel mermania » Tue May 21, 2019 6:34 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:True or not, great story.

Yep. And once again I was surprised that Sondheim was in on Gypsy. I always forget how old he is, he'll be 90 next year.

Because the music still sounds fresh. You dont think how old it is.
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Postby Farnhamia » Tue May 21, 2019 6:37 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Yep. And once again I was surprised that Sondheim was in on Gypsy. I always forget how old he is, he'll be 90 next year.

Because the music still sounds fresh. You dont think how old it is.

Well, I guess so.

You knew that Gypsy Rose Lee wrote a murder mystery, right? The G-String Murders, which was made into Lady of Burlesque, starring Barbara Stanwyk. I've actually seen that, it was on TCM once upon a time.
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Make Earth Great Again: Stop Continental Drift!
And Jesus was a sailor when he walked upon the water ...
"Make yourself at home, Frank. Hit somebody." RIP Don Rickles
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<Sigh> NSG...where even the atheists are Augustinians. ~ The Archregimancy
Now the foot is on the other hand ~ Kannap
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Postby The Free Joy State » Tue May 21, 2019 7:21 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Because the music still sounds fresh. You dont think how old it is.

Well, I guess so.

You knew that Gypsy Rose Lee wrote a murder mystery, right? The G-String Murders, which was made into Lady of Burlesque, starring Barbara Stanwyk. I've actually seen that, it was on TCM once upon a time.

I had read somewhere that Gypsy Rose Lee had written a book -- other than the one that became the musical -- but I didn't know more than that.

... And I now have Ev'rything's Coming Up Roses in my head.
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Postby Farnhamia » Tue May 21, 2019 8:23 pm

The Free Joy State wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Well, I guess so.

You knew that Gypsy Rose Lee wrote a murder mystery, right? The G-String Murders, which was made into Lady of Burlesque, starring Barbara Stanwyk. I've actually seen that, it was on TCM once upon a time.

I had read somewhere that Gypsy Rose Lee had written a book -- other than the one that became the musical -- but I didn't know more than that.

... And I now have Ev'rything's Coming Up Roses in my head.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmZdqsCW8vM
Freedom ... or cake. ~ Ashmoria (RIP)
Make Earth Great Again: Stop Continental Drift!
And Jesus was a sailor when he walked upon the water ...
"Make yourself at home, Frank. Hit somebody." RIP Don Rickles
My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right. ~ Carl Schurz
<Sigh> NSG...where even the atheists are Augustinians. ~ The Archregimancy
Now the foot is on the other hand ~ Kannap
RIP Dyakovo

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Postby The Free Joy State » Tue May 21, 2019 8:34 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
The Free Joy State wrote:I had read somewhere that Gypsy Rose Lee had written a book -- other than the one that became the musical -- but I didn't know more than that.

... And I now have Ev'rything's Coming Up Roses in my head.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmZdqsCW8vM

I really should watch Airplane again at some point.
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Postby Heloin » Tue May 21, 2019 8:50 pm

The Free Joy State wrote:

I really should watch Airplane again at some point.

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Postby The Free Joy State » Tue May 21, 2019 8:51 pm

Heloin wrote:
The Free Joy State wrote:I really should watch Airplane again at some point.

Surely you can't be serious.

I am serious. And don't call me "Shirley".
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Postby Dylar » Wed May 22, 2019 2:10 am

So, now I have my own gaming laptop. I just hope that I'll have enough money to pay off my car loan once I quit my job in July. Though, that's only gonna happen if I get accepted into the Seminary. Guess its time to start working overtime every Friday and Saturday...oh joy...
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Wed May 22, 2019 3:24 am

I took near a grand off of someone at work yesterday. Sheer madness what gambling does to you.
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Postby Dumb Ideologies » Wed May 22, 2019 3:27 am

The Huskar Social Union wrote:I took near a grand off of someone at work yesterday. Sheer madness what gambling does to you.


Check it's still there. Might have been leprechaun gold.
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Postby Hammer Britannia » Wed May 22, 2019 3:32 am

The Huskar Social Union wrote:I took near a grand off of someone at work yesterday. Sheer madness what gambling does to you.

Unless we're talking Yen, I am not impressed
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Postby Infected Mushroom » Wed May 22, 2019 4:09 am

Apparently Elsa is very well known in the Hong Kong k1-p1 community of English learners.

Close to no one knows who Aurora is but say “ELSA” and they all get it. In fact, she has somehow become the default princess for many of the students to dress up as (I’m guessing there is a party after the class?)

One of the teachers said they greatly feared for the incoming Frozen 2 because Elsa’s power over the children will further increase.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Wed May 22, 2019 4:15 am

Hammer Britannia wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:I took near a grand off of someone at work yesterday. Sheer madness what gambling does to you.

Unless we're talking Yen, I am not impressed

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The Huskar Social Union wrote:I took near a grand off of someone at work yesterday. Sheer madness what gambling does to you.


Check it's still there. Might have been leprechaun gold.
Oh it is, its in the safe now snug and secure
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Postby Asherahan » Wed May 22, 2019 5:23 am

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Postby The Free Joy State » Wed May 22, 2019 5:39 am

Asherahan wrote:i am the best gambler in existence.

I don't gamble.

I used to gambol. But then Boris Johnson was caught in that field of wheat and the image of gambolling was tarnished...
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