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vertical line Posted on Feb.27.2009 @ 09:05PM EDT by IZIZIZ

"From the first not a thing is".

Hui-neng


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Reply from chontri
Feb.27.2009
09:11PM EDT 
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Feb.27.2009
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Feb.27.2009
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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "Where's your ox?"
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Is with you.

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Feb.27.2009
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Is with you.

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Here, have some grass.
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Feb.27.2009
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Is with you.

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Here, have some grass.

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Already full.

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Feb.27.2009
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Here, have some grass.

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Already full.

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Ok. 
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Feb.27.2009
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Already full.

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Do you have ox nature?
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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "Where's your ox?"
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Here, have some grass.
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Already full.

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Ok. 
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Do you have ox nature?

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Just ox.

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Feb.27.2009
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Quote: "Where's your ox?"
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Is with you.

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Here, have some grass.
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Already full.

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Do you have ox nature?

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Just ox.

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Knowing Self is always full.
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Feb.28.2009
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Just put "Talk about now" aside for a while.

Talk about 'From the first not a thing is'.

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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "first of all, not a thing"
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I am glad we got that settled.

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Feb.28.2009
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Oh look - a thing and he's It.
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Feb.28.2009
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Oh look - a thing and he's It.

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is that so ?

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Feb.28.2009
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Just put "Talk about now" aside for a while.

Talk about 'From the first not a thing is'.

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From the first there is a thing.  Do you know what it is?

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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "Where's your ox?"
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Already full.

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Ok. 
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Do you have ox nature?
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Just ox.

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Knowing Self is always full.
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Just ox.

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Knowing Self is always full.
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Not knowing it is always full, too.
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Feb.28.2009
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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About...

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Feb.28.2009
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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About...now.

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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "Others and things are things because they're objectified. "
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When objectifying, people don't know they're objectified. 

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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "It happens."
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What about when it does not happen?

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Feb.28.2009
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vertical line What about it? There's only one thing in the universe and you are that thing, thing?

Philosophical grass:

Life is a mystery. You and me having the appearance of a physical body existing in the world while being the awareness within which the world exists. The infinite potential of being - the apparent existence of a person in the world and me/you as awareness witnessing an ever-changing moment. You and me - apparent distinct identities and yet, as awareness we are indistinguishable. Who knows? There are many viewpoints and opinions which can seem to take life, the mystery, for granted.
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "What about it? There's only one thing in the universe and you are that thing, thing?

Philosophical grass:

Life is a mystery. You and me having the appearance of a physical body existing in the world while being the awareness within which the world exists. The infinite potential of being - the apparent existence of a person in the world and me/you as awareness witnessing an ever-changing moment. You and me - apparent distinct identities and yet, as awareness we are indistinguishable. Who knows? There are many viewpoints and opinions which can seem to take life, the mystery, for granted.
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In the viewpoint of existence, everything in the world exists.
In the viewpoint of non-existence, everything in the world does not exist.
Existence or non-existence is like the reflection of the moon in water.
Who can be sure it exists or it does not exist?

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Quote: "What about it? There's only one thing in the universe and you are that thing, thing?

Philosophical grass:

Life is a mystery. You and me having the appearance of a physical body existing in the world while being the awareness within which the world exists. The infinite potential of being - the apparent existence of a person in the world and me/you as awareness witnessing an ever-changing moment. You and me - apparent distinct identities and yet, as awareness we are indistinguishable. Who knows? There are many viewpoints and opinions which can seem to take life, the mystery, for granted.
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In the viewpoint of existence, everything in the world exists.
In the viewpoint of non-existence, everything in the world does not exist.
Existence or non-existence is like the reflection of the moon in water.
Who can be sure it exists or it does not exist?

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I don't know.
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "What about it? There's only one thing in the universe and you are that thing, thing?

Philosophical grass:

Life is a mystery. You and me having the appearance of a physical body existing in the world while being the awareness within which the world exists. The infinite potential of being - the apparent existence of a person in the world and me/you as awareness witnessing an ever-changing moment. You and me - apparent distinct identities and yet, as awareness we are indistinguishable. Who knows? There are many viewpoints and opinions which can seem to take life, the mystery, for granted.
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In the viewpoint of existence, everything in the world exists.
In the viewpoint of non-existence, everything in the world does not exist.
Existence or non-existence is like the reflection of the moon in water.
Who can be sure it exists or it does not exist?

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I don't know.

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Neither does ChonTri.

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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "OOOHoohohohohoho..."
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Do you know, Mr. 9...?

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Feb.28.2009
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Existence and non-existence are ideas. Ideas are suckers. The only thing one can do with ideas is think about them (and think about thinking about them)



:O
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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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Existence and non-existence are ideas. Ideas are suckers. The only thing one can do with ideas is think about them (and think about thinking about them)



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Why would I want to imagine that? If it happened that a baby was repeatedly and wilfully bumping his head on a table, I don't think a sucker would help.  If it happened as a one off minor bump accident, I would probably kiss it better. 
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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "(Uhh....So who the heck gave us the suckers?!?!!)"
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The battery sucker gave them to you.

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Feb.28.2009
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Quote: "Take care. Work is piling up here. Gotta go!"
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Sitting for a while, a little tiredness has come.  It's resting time.

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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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What were we talking about?
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Feb.28.2009
07:22PM EDT 
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Just put "Talk about now" aside for a while.

Talk about 'From the first not a thing is'.

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From the first there is a thing.  Do you know what it is?

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I know nothing. I am busy running marathons with bandanas on my head.

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Feb.28.2009
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Feb.28.2009
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hi lehish
it's nice out
nice to say hello
hello :D
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Feb.28.2009
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Mar.01.2009
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Quote: ":D :D

hi lehish
it's nice out
nice to say hello
hello :D
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:D

hello 9hello :D
coldish out but warm in
hello 
:D

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Mar.01.2009
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Just put "Talk about now" aside for a while.

Talk about 'From the first not a thing is'.

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From the first there is a thing.  Do you know what it is?

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I know nothing. I am busy running marathons with bandanas on my head.

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That which's saying: "I know nothing......" is it, and it is from the first.

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Mar.01.2009
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Mar.01.2009
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Quote: "what is that 'IT'?"
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A donkey.

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Mar.02.2009
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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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Mar.02.2009
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Quote: "what is that 'IT'?"
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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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not correct

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Mar.02.2009
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Mar.02.2009
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Quote: "what is that 'IT'?"
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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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not correct

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Look at it however you like.

Method is not polite.

Polite is polite.

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chontri:A donkey.

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iziziz:

Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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Mr. IZIZIZ:

What made you think that ChonTri called you "donkey",  and you get made at him like that?

Where did he called you "donkey" in the way you called him "old donkey" his post?

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Mar.02.2009
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Quote: "what is that 'IT'?"
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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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not correct

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Look at it however you like.

Method is not polite.

Polite is polite.

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what method ?

what was not polite ?

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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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not correct

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Ah, the not your business lehishbusiness business. 
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Mar.03.2009
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As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.
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Mar.03.2009
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Quote: "what is that 'IT'?"
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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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not correct

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Ah, the not your business lehishbusiness business. 

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 not correct

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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Just put "Talk about now" aside for a while.

Talk about 'From the first not a thing is'.

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From the first there is a thing.  Do you know what it is?

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A wisp of smoke reflected in a mirror?  Just guessing.

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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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Its your frustration you bring to issue,  not hers.

There are no Zen Masters to Zen  Masters, only to students.

God is not God to God, afterall.  God has no God.

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Mar.04.2009
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There are no Zen Masters to Zen  Masters, only to students.

God is not God to God, afterall.  God has no God.

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A meritorious decree!

Pencil is not pencil to pencil. Pencil has no pencil.

Hallelujah!
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Mar.04.2009
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"Amen" is said by some to refer to the ancient Egyption God "Amun".

Many similarities in Christianity these days with what could be called elements of "paganism": the cross being like the Ankh and the halos depicted in many Christian paintings being adapted from their use in ancient Egypt, for example.
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Mar.04.2009
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Mar.04.2009
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A donkey.

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Your riddles make you 'The Riddler', like from the Batman movie.

Zen masters of many years ago spoke in a certain way.

If you mimick them, it does not make you a Zen Master, it makes you one who mimicks.

You live now. Today. Get your mind and your tongue up to speed.

Old donkey.

Why dont you draw an old donkey on a grain of rice so that you remember what an old donkey looks like.

It will help you recognise things.

Next time be polite, regardless of the riddle.

You lack.

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not correct

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Ah, the not your business lehishbusiness business. 

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 not correct

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Because you're checking. 
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Mar.04.2009
08:42AM EDT 
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Mar.04.2009
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Mar.04.2009
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Mar.04.2009
12:49PM EDT 
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good stuff, hahahahahahaa
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Mar.04.2009
04:29PM EDT 
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just rinse eyes to clear them, rustic

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Mar.04.2009
06:55PM EDT 
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Just put "From the first..." aside for a while.

Talk about now.

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Just put "Talk about now" aside for a while.

Talk about 'From the first not a thing is'.

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From the first there is a thing.  Do you know what it is?

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A wisp of smoke reflected in a mirror?  Just guessing.

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Already answered.

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Mar.04.2009
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Mar.04.2009
08:11PM EDT 
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Mar.04.2009
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Yes, fallen onto ground.

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Mar.04.2009
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Quote: "Frost stick on tree, too free, to be me. "
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Yes, fallen onto ground.

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Nope, evaporated into the warming air.
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Mar.04.2009
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Quote: "Frost stick on tree, too free, to be me. "
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Yes, fallen onto ground.

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Nope, evaporated into the warming air.
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Nope, evaporated into the warming air.
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Ok. Wait until your bones evapotared.

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Mar.04.2009
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Quote: "Frost stick on tree, too free, to be me. "
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Yes, fallen onto ground.

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Nope, evaporated into the warming air.
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Nope, evaporated into the warming air.
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Ok. Wait until your bones evapotared.

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Don't have to wait, happens every day, if not me then those around me.
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Mar.04.2009
09:22PM EDT 
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Mar.04.2009
09:33PM EDT 
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Too free to melt, to dribble or to fall onto the ground, right?

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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Not at all... just so, beautifully balanced.
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Yes, fallen onto ground.

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Nope, evaporated into the warming air.
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Ok. Wait until your bones evapotared.

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Don't have to wait, happens every day, if not me then those around me.
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Don't have to wait, happens every day, if not me then those around me.
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Do not mess up yourself with those around you.

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Mar.04.2009
09:36PM EDT 
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Poor poet lost his inspiration and run around too much.

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Mar.05.2009
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Quote: "Judaism - one of the first monotheistic religions - descends from the ancient semitic people, which were 'pagans' (polytheists). It is in Judaism where the first references to the "Lord of Lords" and "the Lord of Israel" appears. (Islam has a similar history - with Allah becoming the primary God, the rest being rejected by Muhammed.)

"Amen" is said by some to refer to the ancient Egyption God "Amun".

Many similarities in Christianity these days with what could be called elements of "paganism": the cross being like the Ankh and the halos depicted in many Christian paintings being adapted from their use in ancient Egypt, for example.
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I believe that the closest approximation of the concept of Buddha in Christianity is the Holy Spirit.

I do not have any use for Mohammedism.  I believe he revived the Thugee Cult in his own name.  His band of thieves started off robbing caravans, went on to take whole cities, like Mecca for instance, and now are taking whole countries, like Somalia for instance.  I have no use for those who kill in the name of God.;

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Mar.05.2009
09:54AM EDT 
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Mar.05.2009
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"almost" isn't

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Mar.05.2009
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Mar.05.2009
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no thanks 

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Mar.05.2009
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Mar.05.2009
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Mar.05.2009
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Mar.05.2009
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Mar.06.2009
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Mar.06.2009
05:37PM EDT 
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Mar.06.2009
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Mar.06.2009
06:59PM EDT 
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Goodnight, Mr. Woodsman.

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Mar.07.2009
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You sounded like a poet, not a monk.

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Mar.07.2009
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You sounded like a poet, not a monk.

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It doesn't matter what you say I am, monk or not, or nut, I still will feed the squirrels. So, open up.
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