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    Default I should have seen this coming...

    ...but I didn't. A lady asked me how I was doing today. I gave my standard reply..."Can't complain. No one will listen." She said, "I'm sorry, what was that?" I started to repeat myself, then gave her "the look" She laughed and walked away.

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    My standard reply is to say fair to middling, it baffles many.
    In rejecting their view [Spinoza, Leibnitz and Hegel], as I shall contend that we must, we are committing ourselves to the opinion that “truth” in empirical material has a meaning different from that which it bears in logic and mathematics.”

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    My standard reply is to say fair to middling, it baffles many.
    In rejecting their view [Spinoza, Leibnitz and Hegel], as I shall contend that we must, we are committing ourselves to the opinion that “truth” in empirical material has a meaning different from that which it bears in logic and mathematics.”

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    Life is full of mysteries. What on earth does this mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Havana Moon View Post
    My standard reply is to say fair to middling, it baffles many.
    I use that frequently too. That and...happy as if I had my right mind.
    You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grugore View Post
    ...but I didn't. A lady asked me how I was doing today. I gave my standard reply..."Can't complain. No one will listen." She said, "I'm sorry, what was that?" I started to repeat myself, then gave her "the look" She laughed and walked away.
    Wow. I'm asked that often...because I come in contact with lots and lots of people on golf courses six days a week.

    Almost every time I respond, "Great! How 'bout you."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grugore View Post
    ...but I didn't. A lady asked me how I was doing today. I gave my standard reply..."Can't complain. No one will listen." She said, "I'm sorry, what was that?" I started to repeat myself, then gave her "the look" She laughed and walked away.
    Grugore: "How you doing?"
    Jack: "As many as I can".

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    Notice how many store check-out clerks have stopped asking "Did you find everything that you needed?" Obviously it was a manager's policy that hit just about every store that I frequent.

    For me, especially at Home Depot or Lowes, it's a rarity that they have 5 out of 5 things that I went in for. Not wanting to be delayed, my standard reply was most always "yes". A couple times I was truthful and said "Please don't ask me to lie to you." Apparently they got the message.

    Prediction: Some flaming lib will pounce on this claiming it proof that I am a "liar".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grugore View Post
    ...but I didn't. A lady asked me how I was doing today. I gave my standard reply..."Can't complain. No one will listen." She said, "I'm sorry, what was that?" I started to repeat myself, then gave her "the look" She laughed and walked away.
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