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Word for the Day, FRiday, October 12, 2012 - Riant
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Posted on 10/12/2012 4:40:21 AM PDT by tioga


In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”.

Riant

Adjective

    Cheerful; mirthful.

riantly - Adverb


Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.

The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.

The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)

Practice makes perfect.....post on....

Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)

Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister

Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate


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To: NeoCaveman

You cheater! Trying to get double presents!!


51 posted on 10/12/2012 6:49:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; NeoCaveman

Was he lying then, or is he lying now??? ; )


52 posted on 10/12/2012 6:49:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

Box that cake up and freeze it and I’m sure it will be just fine.


53 posted on 10/12/2012 6:50:21 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

it’s excellent. thanks


54 posted on 10/12/2012 6:59:25 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

http://triblive.com/aande/2660664-74/batch-baron-art-says-forest-ago-creative-cystic-fibrosis-foundation#axzz296UV1qVX

Baron Batch - Artist


55 posted on 10/12/2012 9:42:37 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
You said exactly what I was thinking last night while watching "Ole Plugs" self destruct the campaign.

Independents don't like that kind of behavior and neither do any of the women I know.

I've had a chance to ask several women today what they thought of Plugs' behavior. It was like lighting a match to dry firewood...... and all of them but one(a mind numbed lib formerly from a Northeastern coast state) said Bite me! was rude, or obnoxious, or mean, or disrespectful. It was fun to watch....the lib was loosing it trying to argue for Biden and the others would have nothing to do with it. These women have had enough of the arrogance in the White Hut.....

56 posted on 10/12/2012 9:48:30 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
I should have said it was Macallan 25 years old....we've been saving it for 10 years waiting for a really good reason to open it up......I think a Romney Ryan win just mioght be the best reason ever!

......I wonder if it will really taste that much better now????

57 posted on 10/12/2012 9:57:59 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: xsmommy
Photos from last weekend: Photobucket

Photobucket

58 posted on 10/12/2012 10:10:51 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: thingumbob

No. It’s the amount of aging in a barrel, not the amount of time spent in your liquor cabinet.


59 posted on 10/12/2012 10:12:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Damn....well it’s still going go down easy....


60 posted on 10/12/2012 10:25:32 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: tioga

Semi-gloomy and 75-really humid, too...

I’m sure all the surrogates
For Biden and king Obama
Hoped for last night’s debate
To be more riant, and less drama

But Biden acted with rudeness
And never once relented
From sneering, bizarre behavior
Which made him seem demented

With his giggling and snorting
I’ve never been reminded more
Of that psychotic performance
In 2000 by Al Gore...

Deja vu part deux...


61 posted on 10/12/2012 10:25:44 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

I’m contemplating whether I really want to go out tonight to watch football. It’s going to be 44 at kickoff, heading down to 29 overnight.


62 posted on 10/12/2012 10:33:39 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Texan5

LMAO Good one. I thought algore helped Obama with his debate, not JoeyB. A++++


63 posted on 10/12/2012 10:35:57 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

I know what you mean. I am on call till midnight tonight. Hoping there is no fire so I don’t have to be outside all night. Haven’t had a chimney fire yet, they are coming.


64 posted on 10/12/2012 10:37:20 AM PDT by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman

Double presents are gtood-Happy Birthday!


65 posted on 10/12/2012 10:47:25 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave

66 posted on 10/12/2012 10:47:44 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

Just beautiful. Our leaves have changed as fast as yours.


67 posted on 10/12/2012 10:48:51 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

Gah! It is too early the fall for that frigid fun-can you watch it in TV instead?


68 posted on 10/12/2012 10:51:00 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

Damnit-”good”...


69 posted on 10/12/2012 10:52:50 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave

oops........I meant to say haven’t changed as much as yours.


70 posted on 10/12/2012 10:54:17 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Thank you!

I think Biden either sat in on that session, or borrowed some feel-good drugs from Al...


71 posted on 10/12/2012 10:57:12 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: tioga; SoothingDave; xsmommy

I just heard that some woman was running a prostitution business out of her fitness center-good grief, is nothing sacred...


72 posted on 10/12/2012 11:03:17 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

No TV, but this is a non-conference game at my daughter’s school, so it’s no big thing to me if we don’t go. I’ll let her make the call.

My regular rooting interest, the Jayhawks are close enough that I can walk to their stadium, but they aren’t where my daughter or my tax dollars go. But they do win. Just one losing season since 1967.

My daughter’s school is 3-3 and this is the most wins they’ve had in at least a decade.


73 posted on 10/12/2012 11:05:12 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

He also voted for the prescription drug plan. So he was for all of these things before he was against them? Hmm, that sounds familiar...


74 posted on 10/12/2012 11:10:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5; xsmommy

Zumba. I was wondering if xs noticed anything suspicious about her Zumba coach. ;-)


75 posted on 10/12/2012 11:12:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

It sounds like the fair thing to do.


76 posted on 10/12/2012 12:01:37 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: tioga; xsmommy; SoothingDave

Earlier, I heard what sounded like someone tinkering with lightweight metal just up the road, so I walked up the trail to the next hill to get a look from above-the guy who leases the loon’s house is either designing a really elaborate robot costume for Halloween, or he is attempting to create artificial intelligence in his back yard...


77 posted on 10/12/2012 2:53:16 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

LOL sounds weird.


78 posted on 10/12/2012 3:38:40 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5

79 posted on 10/12/2012 5:26:35 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Both the guy and his wife are weird-she speaks to me sometimes when she sees me walk by on my way to the woods. He never, ever speaks or waves to anyone, never smiles and has told neighbors who spoke to him that he isn’t interested in knowing anyone, and lives out here to be alone. The wife told me he is a geologist, and works out of town all week-I guess he likes the company of rocks, not people. He compulsively mows and grooms the yard every weekend, too...

The other neighbors were surprised that I knew her name and had talked to her, because no one else had-not even when he decided they owned that part of the (public) road and tried to gate it off so they could be “alone”, but another neighbor called county road and bridge, who came out, tore the thing down and charged them a fine.

They are very strange people-I don’t know his name, but everyone calls him assh***. I’m still curious to know what he is making out of that metal-I hope it is legal, whatever it is...


80 posted on 10/12/2012 5:33:39 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: tioga

LMAO! He forgot about how they didn’t know anyone asked for more security at the Libyan embassy...


81 posted on 10/12/2012 5:36:21 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

Oh, man...they are freaky. My next door neighbor is feuding with the whole neighborhood. I noticed he spoke to my son tonight. First time in a couple of months. He got really strange for awhile. My son put up three crosses in the side yard facing his house. LOL He started the dog poop wars and the whole neighborhood freaked out. He walks two huge dobermans that he cannot control and lets them poop anywhere. We have a law forbidding it. He has to clean up, but refuses. You can imagine. One guy took the dog poop over to his house and smeared it on his car. OH, boy. Did that set him off. Never a dull moment.

One dog got loose this week and attacked a dog a woman was out walking past his house. Then he yelled at her blaming it all on her.

Early in the spring, two men came out to tell him off for the dog poop everywhere. They got into a shouting match. End result is one of the men takes his family inside when they see the jerk coming with his dogs. They are afraid of him. Good reason.

I got so sick of them being tied and barking next door all summer. Made my time in the pool miserable. The stupid dogs bark at the squirrels for hours every day. Drove me nuts.


82 posted on 10/12/2012 7:15:41 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

That is a serious feud you’ve got there! There used to be dog poop wars in the neighborhood we lived in in the city-usually a couple of times a year, but nothing like what you are describing. The main offenders were a couple who had what my daughter called a gaggle of yappy Chihuahuas.


83 posted on 10/12/2012 8:12:20 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5
Did it look like this?
84 posted on 10/12/2012 8:33:30 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5

We both live across the street from the park...NO ONE will go there or even walk down the street. People I meet while out walking, when they find out where I live they ALL tell me they won’t go down our street anymore. They are too scared of the dogs. It’s lonely over here.


85 posted on 10/13/2012 5:22:22 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

Danger, Will Robinson...

Actually, from what I could see, it looked like a really tall trash can with holes in each side, and he was cutting a coil of A/C flexduct into long pieces, like they were to put into the holes for arm and leg coverings.

I just came back from the woods-it is starting to rain-and saw the contraption, whatever it is sitting on the patio. He is mowing the lawn (again)-drizzle is falling, but he has got to get rid of the little bit of grass that has managed to grow since last weekend before it pours...


86 posted on 10/13/2012 8:41:32 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: tioga

That is nothing short of ridiculous-what a jerk of a neighbor. Our big park is just 1/2 mile away, and a guy on the next road over used to let his really mean Rottweiler run loose-the dog would hang out at the park on the main hike/bike trail, chasing bikes and attacking any dogs being walked. The same thing you are talking about happened here-we started avoiding the park (that we pay a yearly use fee for).

Now, however, the dog is behind a tall, electrified fence. I assume the owner got fined till his eyes glazed, but either way, we can walk and bike safely in the park again after nearly a year.


87 posted on 10/13/2012 8:55:40 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: tioga

Every once in a while you’ll see a dog get poisoned. It soundfs like this guy is asking for it.


88 posted on 10/13/2012 9:02:15 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Poison is verboten here, because of livestock-you can be jailed for that, but we have an alternative, totally organic method of eliminating bad dogs-the resident mountain lion. The Rottie was the only loose dog around since the kitty ate a few unfenced dogs from the gated neighborhood of weekend/summer people nearby-slow, soft city pets...


89 posted on 10/13/2012 9:18:31 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

It’s not legal to poison animals here either, and I wouldn’t do such a thing. It’s not the dog’s fault.

But I could see someone having had enough resorting to that sort of thing.


90 posted on 10/13/2012 11:37:45 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

So can I-out here, dogs have been shot by property owners for running livestock like goats and chickens too, and that is perfectly legal if provable. I still feel sorry for the dog, too-pets deserve an owner who cares for them by keeping them, and others safe.

I’m just glad the jerk here racked up enough fines to keep the dog in-I would have hated for it to become take-out for that mountain lion-there are way more than enough deer, wild pigs and various rodents for it to eat in this mostly-forested area.


91 posted on 10/13/2012 11:57:13 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave; Texan5

A dog got poisoned down the street. We can’t prove who did it, but it shocked everyone. We had some new neighbors down there who hated the dog. We had never had an incident like that before or since. I am not afraid of the dogs, I find them to be pretty stupid though. I thought Dobermans were smart. I suspect he has them to protect his stash. Couldn’t prove that either, but I have my suspicions. He doesn’t seem to work much, but he has four vehicles and lives in his mother’s house. She has a second home in PA near Penn State, she taught there at one time.


92 posted on 10/13/2012 1:29:01 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Greetings from Alabama on this lovely autumn afternoon. Hope all is well with everyone. Been sitting in a model home since 11 am trying to sell some real estate. Thanks to the weather & SEC football, I have only had 3 visitors...and one of those was Conspiracy Guy aka Papaw on his way to visit a couple of our grandyounguns.


93 posted on 10/13/2012 2:10:54 PM PDT by Laura Earl
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To: tioga

In a remote area like this one, you find things you would never expect, too-now and then, a meth lab is busted, way off the beaten track and no one knew it was there.

The last one was on one of the deer trail that is used for a hiking trail-I’ve walked by it countless times and never realized anyone ever came there-no tire tracks, no smoke from the chimney, dilapidated and overgrown, no signs of life. After the bust, the place went right back to its deserted state, and still is...


94 posted on 10/13/2012 2:38:34 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Laura Earl

Well, hello, stranger! Glad to hear that all is well with you and CG and the munchkins-I hope more customers show up before quitting time...


95 posted on 10/13/2012 3:34:52 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Laura Earl

Oh, that can be a lonely job if no one comes by. Hope that changes for you. Glad to hear all is well with you and CG. It’s pretty nippy up here, I can feel the cold winds getting started. Going to be a long cold winter.


96 posted on 10/13/2012 5:29:13 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5

We had a horrific accident here today. Two bicyclists were hit by a car. A girl was reported to have gone through the windshield into the front passenger. Two taken to the ER, one may not make it. Just heartbreaking to hear this. We were on another call at the time. I am so glad I missed that one.


97 posted on 10/13/2012 5:43:26 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5

Got a couple of really good prospects before “quittin’ time” so it was a good day. 5 munchkins is a good bunch!


98 posted on 10/13/2012 6:23:45 PM PDT by Laura Earl
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To: Texan5

Got a couple of really good prospects before “quittin’ time” so it was a good day. 5 munchkins is a good bunch!


99 posted on 10/13/2012 6:24:07 PM PDT by Laura Earl
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To: Texan5

Got a couple of really good prospects before “quittin’ time” so it was a good day. 5 munchkins is a good bunch!


100 posted on 10/13/2012 6:24:07 PM PDT by Laura Earl
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