The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby TheQuietGuy » Sun May 31, 2009 9:01 pm

Greetings fellow Pastafarians -

Although I have been aware of the Flying Spaghetti Monster since shortly the great prophet Bobby Henderson revealed him to the world at large, I have only recently devoted myself to the teachings of the FSM.

I came here to offer my humble tribute. In the art section, I have posted a link to a larger version of my avatar. I hope you will enjoy it.

May the blessings of his noodly appendage be upon you all.

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He's quiet, you know, keeps to himself...

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Ubi Dubius » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:59 am

Nice avie, QuietGuy! Welcome aboard.
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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby bacon » Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:19 am

ahoy quietguy and ra men
beware the fish head stew
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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Edd » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:36 pm

mvfu1uk,

I've got my view at Unicode(UTF-8) and have no problems seeing characters as they are meant. Most of us are either brain-challenged zombies right now, or scurvy riddled pirates, or both, so I doubt we'll be much help with the behind the scenes technical mumbo jumbo.
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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:37 pm

I haven't a clue what UTF-8 is.
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I suppose I shouldn't call ye short .
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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Edd » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:49 pm

As a new convert, you probably aren’t aware that the accepted method of requesting assistance from the congregation with a specific problem is to create a thread in the appropriate forum and politely state your issue ... and then cringe in horror as it is degenerates into a cesspool of innuendo, bathroom humor, and Nef Yoo abuse.

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Re: Character Code

Postby TwistedSister » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:57 pm

mvfu1uk wrote:Some places in these postings, where I would expect to see an apostrophe most likely, I see instead a letter "a" with an acute accent, followed by a euro sign, then a trademark sign. What character mapping am I supposed to set my browser at to read what's here? Can't the headers give the right mapping so my browser will set itself correctly without my intervention? Why can't everyone just use UTF-8?

Huh?? Just go with the flow dude, otherwise we will eats your brains.
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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Tue Jun 02, 2009 12:05 am

No, the problem is that your computer/browser doesn't support Microsoft symbols, or something like that. It's ridiculous, I know. It happens to me sometimes on other sites.

Best option is just to stick it out.

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby McNealy » Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:35 am

I am here to spread the piracy.

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:59 am

And you're perfectly welcome to.

Congratulations! (For what, I'm not sure. But congratulations anyway.)
A flap of the wings yesterday means big changes tomorrow.
Let's work together to keep the present inevitable.

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Auntie Blackbeard » Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:27 am

so nice t` be seein' so many new sprogs
auntie be lookin` fer ye at th' crow`s nest me darlin`s
Ye Crows Nest be open fer business me dearies.

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Vezon » Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:02 am

Hiya. I'm a newb as well as a new convert. Interesting site you have here.
*Wanders off to explore forum*

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:14 am

Nice to meet you, Vezon. Welcome to the forums. (Watch out for the zombies, they're all over the place)
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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby bacon » Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:28 am

but we do have cookies and fish head stew
Get your bake on. Image

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Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Postby Ubi Dubius » Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:30 am

And riddles, Vezon, we have riddles.
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Keeping up appearances is a very important activity in religion; in fact, maintaining tattered illusions is its main activity. - Richard Wade, on Friendlyatheist.com
We make an idol of our fear and call it God. -Ingmar Bergman, The Seventh Seal


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