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  • in reply to: british guard besimcha for achange! #1010364
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    yeah – was it for real or just a put on?

    in reply to: Mazel Tov! #1224240
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    Mazal Tov Syag – sorry I couldn’t come. You should have lots of nachas!

    BTW- great pics 😉

    in reply to: A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet #1009400
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    dveykus – because maybe it did land somewhere – in terrorist territory?

    really scary.

    in reply to: posting on purim #1008271
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    Another thing Syag – We also have a story. So as you know, my father in law passed away 3 years ago. My husband does not wear tefilin on chol hamoed. The day after Succos, he went to get his tefilin from where he keeps them in shul….and lo and behold….they weren’t there. Everyone in the shul helped him look for it, including the Rav. To no avail. So…my husband took his father’s tefilin, had them checked, and now uses his. My husband is totally convinced that his father is the one who hid them so he can use his.

    in reply to: Enough of the devisiveness!! #1008294
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    Al100 and Syag: +10000000

    in reply to: posting on purim #1008270
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    Syag- wow! Maybe it really is a sign from her.

    A freilichen Purim to you and your whole family.

    All the best!

    in reply to: WEVD and Art Raymond #1118100
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    Baruch Dayan HaEmes. I loved his radio show. Grew up with it.

    in reply to: Mazel Tov! #1224222
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    Amen!

    in reply to: Mazel Tov! #1224219
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    Postsem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mazal Tov!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I’ll just missing seeing you in shul every Shabbos 😉

    in reply to: this is DEATHLY important!! #1084807
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    yehudayona +1,000000. I was thinking the same thing!

    oomis “You mean to say that someone we would consider to be a Godol, would say something awful like that TO THE NIFTAR’S AVEIL during the nichum aveilim??????? ” I know, I can’t believe it either. Sounds horrible!

    I’m sure water is available, but I would also assume that a person in a hospice is neither capable of getting it him/herself or asking for it. It has to be GIVEN, which from what the op said, sounds like that’s not happening.

    in reply to: Calev Jacoby found safe! #997932
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    Syag- I agree that it’s very difficult not to want to know what happened. I think most of us are curious. But unless it’s publicized, we’re probably not supposed to know.

    Have a good Shabbos!

    in reply to: Calev Jacoby found safe! #997929
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    Baruch Hashem.

    And I agree with DaasYochid and Goq.

    in reply to: If people would come back from the other side… #997420
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    oomis – I’m not being philosophical or spiritual here. This is supposed to be a funny thread. Just to show how our language has changed so much because of computers, technology, etc. that ppl from the past would have no idea what we are talking about.

    Like if you would say to them “I’m starting a thread on YWN coffee room” – what would they think we are talking about? They would look at us like we’re from another planet.

    in reply to: Torah613, dream interpreter #998237
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    hey SMILE E. FACE – ur on to me. it’s so cute. it’s like a little baby unicorn. hehe. u gotta come over and see the little olaf i bought.

    DAASYOCHID – u got it!

    in reply to: Torah613, dream interpreter #998234
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    Daas – whatever you googled there has nothing to do with what I’m talking about. Although, Olaf is a snowman, so you’re getting close, I guess.

    in reply to: Torah613, dream interpreter #998232
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    Daas – yes it is cold here in “Chicago country” but that’s not what I’m talking about.

    in reply to: Torah613, dream interpreter #998230
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    Hint…..I’m “Frozen”…..

    in reply to: Torah613, dream interpreter #998228
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    Hi. I’m Olaf and I like warm hugs. I dream about suuummer and sun and all things hoooot……. Can anyone interpret this dream? 😉

    in reply to: Where is __________ #996035
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    postsem: LOL!

    in reply to: Where is __________ #996033
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    postsemgirl: thanks for the heads up – (wink, wink)

    btw – where is yummy cupcake? 😉

    syag: I’m touched

    in reply to: Will I get a shidduch? #977989
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    OURtorah – “Of course I know Hashem has my basheret out there for me, but I am curious to know if someone would not consider me at all because of my family. They are amazing people, but they are not my hashkafa at all.” I know that people really do ask the questions that Shanifirst asked and I feel that’s a bad attitude to have. However,I truly believe there are families out there who will only look at who YOU are now. Personally if someone would redd a shidduch for one of my kids with someone with your background who is now more to the right, it wouldn’t bother me. As long as his/her family is accepting of who the boy/girl has become, there should be no problem. Of course we would look into it to confirm that the boy/girl is a true ben/bas Torah now and ultimately that’s all that should matter. Wishing you much hatzlacha!

    in reply to: Happy PI Day! #1228722
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    42- LOL

    in reply to: Happy PI Day! #1228720
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    ….I smell the mathematicians in the coffee room.

    in reply to: Happy PI Day! #1228719
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    phi (phee) phi pho phum…..

    in reply to: Yeshuas Hashem K'eref Ayin #1091514
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    Veltz Meshugener and HaLeiVi; LOL

    in reply to: Friends being a bad influence #976922
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    Outsider: +1000000

    in reply to: Today Is My Yahrtzeit #976184
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    Wow! What a story of chasdei Hashem. You have so much to be thankful for. Thank you for sharing your story.

    in reply to: Writing lists vs relying on memory #975537
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    I can’t function without my lists – whether written or done on the computer, I MUST HAVE THEM. Without them, nothing would get done! Wait a minute – nothing gets done anyway. Hmmm. So what’s the use? So what was I saying………………

    in reply to: Yom Kippur and Atheists #974079
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    Lakewood001 – Are you saying the mabul didn’t happen? There was no Noach and the teiva and that whole story?

    in reply to: Yom Kippur and Atheists #974072
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    Jewish source: “even though it takes a couple of minutes to show anyone that the Torah is G-d given.” Can you give us those couple of minutes here to prove it? I’ve always said that you cannot really prove that G-d exists or that the Torah was given by G-d. It has to be an internal belief – it must come from within. If it were so easy to prove – then what would be the big deal about believing it? This is why Hashem is basically “hidden”. We have to find Him. We can’t see him physically but we try to see him with our hearts. So what is your PROOF? I’m not asking in a cynical way, I’m really curious. Looking forward to your answer.

    Yungerman: I feel for you. It must be so hard. Let me ask you, do you believe in Hashem at all? Do you believe He exists? If so, why do you believe that the Torah might not have been given at Sinai. What makes you think a lot of things were made up by man? I’m asking out of true and sincere curiosity, not to chas v’shalom put you down. When and how did your thoughts start heading in this direction? Looking forward to your answer.

    in reply to: Is this a chesed that should be passed up? #971117
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    Sharp +10000 🙂

    in reply to: Plus 1,000 Years… #969342
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    Huh?

    in reply to: Do you care about the royal baby? #968238
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    His initials are GAL. Hope that won’t have any effect on him.

    in reply to: Do you care about the royal baby? #968233
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    moi aussi – so that’s Gershon Alexander Leibish?

    in reply to: Do you care about the royal baby? #968217
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    moishyk – ya gotta wait for the bris!

    in reply to: Naming people using two names #967371
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    WIY – Yup – my husband and son can tell you that! Sometimes they get people who have 4 names.

    Actually a friend of mine has a son with 4 names. As far as her others, some have 3 most 2 and I think only one has 1.

    I also heard that if you give a child two names for two diff ppl then you’re not really naming them after anyone. I heard that after I named one of my children that way (shkoyach for telling me after the fact- well I guess it’s cuz they didn’t know I was gonna do that so how could they tell me?).

    in reply to: Gezuntheit! #966910
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    My husband asked his Rav yesterday. He said you just shouldn’t say it while learning or davening. Otherwise, it’s fine.

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    I hate to say it but it is kind of RIPPING off the customers. They hope you’ll pick up the more expensive brand. Wouldn’t it be considered G’naivas Daas? It’s probably illegal not to have prices listed. Maybe consult a Rav in the Catskills. It’s really not right. Are there other stores you can go to? Maybe if the owner sees business going down, he’ll change his mind about caring.

    DaMoshe – good advice!

    in reply to: Gezuntheit! #966901
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    613- This person was referring to any comment after a sneeze not just “gezuntheit”. This would include “bless you” “asusa” “tzugezunt” etc.

    in reply to: Gezuntheit! #966897
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    yeshivaguy45- That’s what I learned. So I wonder where this other idea comes from.

    in reply to: Anyone know any moving stories… #966308
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    writersoul – You read the mishpacha stroy? Which week exactly and what page?

    I hear what you’re saying about the guilt thing being the only reason… I guess I’m just hoping for them to realize how important they are to each other. It could and should be such a special relationship. They are both warm and loving people which is why this is so upsetting.

    whatdoiknow99- You are so right. I couldn’t have said it better!

    in reply to: Anyone know any moving stories… #966304
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    writersoul – No. I was not looking for stories to scare them by telling them death results from machlokes. Rather, I was looking for stories that would arouse their emotions and realize how short life is and if chas v’shalom something does happen, how guilty they would feel if they never made amends. If you think about it, it’s really so so sad.

    in reply to: Anyone know any moving stories… #966302
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    Flyer – I will try to look up the article to which you are referring . I’m sure I still have the mishpacha around the house.

    in reply to: Anyone know any moving stories… #966301
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    Thanks everyone.

    in reply to: Words unspokenwhat happened to them? (Dating) #966121
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    To those of you who are struggling with this – I hear you and yes I understand your pain. Why? Because I lived through it too. One by one my classmates and other friends all got married. I danced at all their weddings with a big smile on my face. Yes – I was truly happy for them, but inside I wanted to have the same thing. When, when would I be the one in that white gown? Would I ever be the one in that white gown? Yes I started having doubts even though we should always have bitachon. To make matters worse, both of my parents passed away when I was in my early twenties. To make a long story short, I did finally meet my bashert – at age 30! But Baruch Hashem it happened. And Baruch Hashem we were blessed with wonderful children, bli ayin hara, right away!

    I just want to say that I daven that it should happen for you very very soon! I also daven that my children should have a much easier time in finding their zivug than I did. May we share simchos b’korov. May you and my children build a bayis ne’eman b’Yisroel very very soon.

    in reply to: Anyone know any moving stories… #966294
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    Thanks WIY – that is a famous story which brings home a very important point but I just don’t think that will work in this situation. But I do appreciate your posting here.

    Anyone else with a really powerful emotional story? A story that has to do with family strife? Where ppl regretted their arguments. A story to bring tears to one’s eyes.

    in reply to: Anyone know any moving stories… #966292
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    Anybody?

    in reply to: How are you filling in YOUR dash? #966080
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    JHF – OK. I must have missed something. What’s this about a time twister?

    in reply to: How are you filling in YOUR dash? #966075
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    For everyone’s info, JHF’s dash poem is not the one to which I am referring. But I assume you all figured that out. 😉

    Yeah JHF – you’re a pretty busy guy on TV (whatever that is)- drinking, gawking, and now poetry. How do you have time for the CR?

    in reply to: How are you filling in YOUR dash? #966072
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    Please join me in remembering a great icon. Veteran Pillsbury spokesperson, The Pillsbury Doughboy, died yesterday of a severe yeast infection and complications from repeated pokes to the belly. He was 71. Doughboy was buried in a slightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned out, including Mrs. Butterworth, the California Raisins, Hungry Jack, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies, Captain Crunch and many others.

    The graveside was piled high with flours as long-time friend, Aunt Jemima, delivered the eulogy, describing Doughboy as a man who “never knew how much he was kneaded.”

    Doughboy rose quickly in show business, but his later life was filled with many turnovers. He was not considered a very smart cookie, wasting much of his dough on half-baked schemes. Despite being a little flaky at times, even as a crusty old man, he was still considered a roll model for millions.

    Toward the end it was thought he’d raise once again, but he was no tart.

    Doughboy is survived by his second wife, Play Dough. They have two children and one in the oven. The funeral was held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes.

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