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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: FORTUNATE
vertical line Posted on Dec.03.2008 @ 04:23AM EDT by Master Zen

I used to know some things.

Fortunately they've all been forgotten.

Ahhhhhhh what a relief.

The burden of knowledge has passed me by.


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Reply from zen-zen
Dec.03.2008
04:54AM EDT 
vertical line Relief just like going to the toilet? ;)
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Reply from lehish
Dec.03.2008
04:56AM EDT 
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announcing that was necessary, master  z ?

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Reply from lehish
Dec.03.2008
04:57AM EDT 
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vertical line would you like lehish to call news papers, tv news, news magazines ?
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Reply from zen-zen
Dec.03.2008
08:34AM EDT 
vertical line What a lovely idea Lehish. It's been a while since there were any good news in the media. ;)
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Reply from lehish
Dec.03.2008
09:17AM EDT 
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Quote: "What a lovely idea Lehish. It's been a while since there were any good news in the media. ;)"
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shell lehish maybe also put up some signs with flashing lights for announcing ?  ;)

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Reply from zen-zen
Dec.03.2008
09:33AM EDT 
vertical line Oh yes! Ding Ding Ding! Good news people, great news! *lights flashing*

We have one... no! We have TWO lucky individuals here! *Applause*
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Reply from ______
Dec.03.2008
09:51AM EDT 
vertical line Hey, fear not,  at least you still know how to log on to zenguide and tippy qwerty type type. 
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Reply from ______
Dec.03.2008
09:57AM EDT 
vertical line Goo on - log on and log one off.  
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Reply from ______
Dec.03.2008
09:58AM EDT 
vertical line It's hard when you don't want to go. 
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Reply from lehish
Dec.04.2008
12:39AM EDT 
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Quote: "Oh yes! Ding Ding Ding! Good news people, great news! *lights flashing*

We have one... no! We have TWO lucky individuals here! *Applause*
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hehehehehehe

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Reply from zen-zen
Dec.04.2008
01:22AM EDT 
vertical line :)

Now it's a crowd! *cheer*
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Reply from lehish
Dec.04.2008
01:37AM EDT 
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:)

lemmings ?

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Reply from zen-zen
Dec.04.2008
02:49AM EDT 
vertical line What a lovely idea. hahahaha :D

"We're all lemmings in the great game of Zen. Only few make it."
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Reply from Master Zen
Dec.04.2008
02:59AM EDT 
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announcing that was necessary, master  z ?

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yes, all that learned knowledge WAS the ego

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Reply from kelvintan
Dec.04.2008
04:12AM EDT 
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announcing that was necessary, master  z ?

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yes, all that learned knowledge WAS the ego

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Master Answering Still The Ego Rules     Zen Ego Needed

With Metta

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Reply from emancipate
Dec.04.2008
07:46AM EDT 
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yes, all that learned knowledge WAS the ego

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You mean:

Ah, I see.

As some of my old friends once said, "keep maintainin' "!
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Reply from lehish
Dec.04.2008
09:28AM EDT 
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Quote: "What a lovely idea. hahahaha :D

"We're all lemmings in the great game of Zen. Only few make it."
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hehe :D ...but don't know a game of Zen

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Dec.04.2008
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announcing that was necessary, master  z ?

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yes, all that learned knowledge WAS the ego

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what ego ?

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Reply from ______
Dec.04.2008
09:41AM EDT 
vertical line Lotta toilet paper.
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Dec.04.2008
09:53AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "What a lovely idea. hahahaha :D

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Now, that's crap, with a big neon C,
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Reply from zen-zen
Dec.04.2008
10:40AM EDT 
vertical line Rustic: "Now, that's crap, with a big neon C,"

But of course it is. Offending Lemmings?
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Reply from ______
Dec.04.2008
11:02AM EDT 
vertical line Fortunately, lemmings aren't offended.  
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Reply from emancipate
Dec.04.2008
11:13AM EDT 
vertical line The internet: now doing what PC's could do in the 80's: Lemmings.
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Reply from lehish
Dec.04.2008
04:11PM EDT 
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Quote: "Lotta toilet paper."
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ah

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