Author Topic: How To Communicate W/ The Dead  (Read 12171 times)

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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2010, 01:29:14 AM »
The administration, whatever its guise, is rarely entirely correct, if ya ask me... :P

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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2010, 12:43:29 PM »
a bit off topic, but spam isn't an acronym... it's just a word they picked from the canned food the military used to have (or still has)...

  Sorry to burst your bubble mate but according to the following link S.P.A.M. has many acronym's

  http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/SPAM

  Now I have given you a way to prove your point in regards to the Administrators use of the acronym, but ask yourself, should you be the one to point out where you think the Administration is incorrect?

The acronyms came later, the origin of the word come's from the canned meat...
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2010, 02:26:32 PM »
I'll explain it in-depth, just because I feel like it....

The term comes from Monty Python, in that one sketch, a waiter gives the menu, which is filled with spam (the food) and a bunch of vikings start singing a song, the lyrics being just... "spam", drowning the conversation to the annoyance of the waitress who ends up just yelling for them to shut up. Kinda like on the Internet. Except, sadly, you can't be a viking on the Internet :(

So eventually people thought it was funny and started using the word spam to drown conversations on online boards such as BBS's. They'd just keep writing "spam" and it would... Well... Fill the less hyperactive users' conversations with "spam". I would make their replies scroll off-screen, as you'd expect, and it was a pain in the ass. It still is. Hence, the term "spamming".

It doesn't directly come from the luncheon meat as you can see, but that's roughly how it came along.

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Now though, Lex is wrong, it is somewhat and acronym. That's because the luncheon meat's name, spam, comes from the term "shoulder of pork and ham" or "spiced ham", which ended up being abbreviated to "spam". So although it's not exactly an acronym, it's still a portmanteau word.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #18 on: April 09, 2010, 07:10:21 PM »
a bit off topic, but spam isn't an acronym... it's just a word they picked from the canned food the military used to have (or still has)...

  Sorry to burst your bubble mate but according to the following link S.P.A.M. has many acronym's

  http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/SPAM

  Now I have given you a way to prove your point in regards to the Administrators use of the acronym, but ask yourself, should you be the one to point out where you think the Administration is incorrect?


The acronyms came later, the origin of the word come's from the canned meat...


  I see, so what you meant to say was that Spam didn't start off as an acronym, not that it is not currently used in acronym references.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2010, 08:38:53 AM »
So what you're saying is....
The secret to communicating with the dead lies with Spam?  :-D

Sorry, saw it and couldn't resist.

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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2010, 09:21:34 AM »
the topic is about communicating with the dead yet the subject is on spam ??
i thought the only ways to communicate with the dead would be ouja board (for stupid normies ), physics, and necromancers ?
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2010, 01:29:01 AM »
Ouija boards for "stupid normies" is definitely not advised. Atleast, anyone I have spoken to would advise against it. And there is one other fun way, which Id also advise against. Provoking them :-D . But seriously, dont do that. These things are best left alone. If anything wants to communicate, then it will.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #22 on: September 10, 2010, 04:31:13 PM »
lol unfortuantely i don't have the choice of whether i can communicate with them or not XD spirts just come to me,i can hear them but not so clearly which irritates me XD lol and sorry 'bout the "stupid normies" thing i had to deal with ignorant people that were openly misunderstanding spirits and i was just really mad that day but then lightened up a bit, very confusing XD.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #23 on: September 10, 2010, 09:17:39 PM »
Personally, I dont find communication the problem. One does not need a Ouija board to communicate. Its the interaction that gets to me. They can never seem to let things be.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #24 on: September 11, 2010, 09:09:40 PM »
lol yep well its just they have so much time so of course they'd bug the hell out of the living  :-D
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #25 on: September 12, 2010, 04:03:25 AM »
True, though sometimes I wish it were just spirits that bug.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2010, 07:40:42 AM »
ugh yes same here, at times like that i envy the people that are blind from them
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #27 on: September 12, 2010, 06:51:05 PM »
Maybe. Though I am much happier knowing whats out there (and sometimes right here, eh), be it good or bad. Even the neutral. Plus, I like knowing of peoples guardians. Not guardian angels mind you, not sure what theyd be called properly. I just know them as guardians.
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #28 on: September 15, 2010, 09:07:07 AM »
lol i'm guessing they haven't bugged u as much then XD but yes in a way its good to know whats around you thats unseen to many X). lol and yes i know exactl7 what you mean X).
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Re: How To Communicate W/ The Dead
« Reply #29 on: September 15, 2010, 07:54:12 PM »
Harmed, yes. But I dont let it get to me. Just cant. Too many people one has to be strong for.
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