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Nephtys


Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Total posts: 835
Posted:Please...

please could someone tell me what this business of poking badgers with spoons is about!?

i'm getting very confused and upset about it, and you wouldn't believe the number of hits you get if you do a search on "poke AND badger AND spoon"...

someone put me out of my misery!!



Charlotte


everyone's unique except me

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:I'm at a loss....

-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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nightsdarkchild


member
Location: relocated to the crowded isola...

Total posts: 84
Posted:well i dont know about Poke and badger and spoon but i am sure i could help put you out of your misery...............said to much, i think not enough

we could live beside the ocean leave the fire behind
swim out past the breakers watch the world die

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:twirls around in a circle looking up

huh?


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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zwitterion
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

zwitterion

member
Location: Iowa

Total posts: 52
Posted:Well.. maybe badgers are.. symbolic of.. modern society! and the spoon must be the spoon of rampant cultural imperialism, making the poking the degradation of the human spirit.

man the internet is deep.


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arsn


arsn

How do you change this thing???
Location: Behind the couch...

Total posts: 1903
Posted:This is my answer... use it well.

I can't hear you... I have a banana in my ear.

"You mean I'll have to use my brain?... but I use staff!!!" ~ ben-ja-men

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Prometheus


Prometheus

Diamond In The Rough
Location: Richmond, Virginia

Total posts: 459
Posted:If nothing else, it was Eddie Izzard's example of an original sin...

Dance like it hurts; Love like you need money; Work like someone is watching.

Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes. That way, when you DO criticize them, you are a mile away, and you have their shoes.

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Stebbins
BRONZE Member since Dec 2002

10th degree spoon weilder
Location: Halifax, Canada (currently in ...

Total posts: 171
Posted:To you I'm known as Stebbins but to others im know as the spoon weilder. I guess it's time to share my secret with the world. To answer your question..... BANG BANG BANG! (loud banging on door followed by animal chattering)

God Please no. The badgers, they've found me! Nephtys! warn the others before its to late.....


-Beeaaatch please, I'm the macaroni with the cheese.
-This message will self destruct in 10 seconds.

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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

Dentrassi

ZORT!
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 3044
Posted:i thinks Patricks very fond of badgers. im sure he'll drop by soon enough.

"Here kitty kitty...." - Schroedinger.

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Bobo DCL


member
Location: Halifax

Total posts: 141
Posted:Didn't someone from here get chased down the street by badgers?

I like orange.And don't take my cookies.

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Stebbins
BRONZE Member since Dec 2002

10th degree spoon weilder
Location: Halifax, Canada (currently in ...

Total posts: 171
Posted:...huff huff .. yes that was a fellow spoon weilder... I tell you the hunt us day and night!

-Beeaaatch please, I'm the macaroni with the cheese.
-This message will self destruct in 10 seconds.

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:There is no badger!

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:hmm, and i promised myself i wouldn't make any more silly posts after i got to 1000. The topic of badgers was just too appealing

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:quote:Originally posted by flid:
There is no badger! tell that to this bloke.

and what is this talk of no more silly posts a strange notion if you ask me...


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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Stebbins
BRONZE Member since Dec 2002

10th degree spoon weilder
Location: Halifax, Canada (currently in ...

Total posts: 171
Posted:... weeze weeze... what is so good about getting a 1000 posts anyway??? Do you get a prize? Or HOP Super Powers???

I'll have to agree with coleman on this one. boards like this were meant for sillyness in my opinion... now excuss me i have to run.. their closing in.....


-Beeaaatch please, I'm the macaroni with the cheese.
-This message will self destruct in 10 seconds.

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:It's like when you get to 22 and realise you can't even claim being young anymore as an excuse. I'm just clinging onto still being a student for why I'm silly

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vanize
SILVER Member since Aug 2001

vanize

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas

Total posts: 3899
Posted:poking a badger with a spoon sounds like a euphamism for sex to me...

-v-

Wiederstand ist Zwecklos!

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:quote:Originally posted by vanize:
poking a badger with a spoon sounds like a euphamism for sex to me... i whole-heartedly agree!

perhaps that's why eddie izzard said it was an original sin


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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Matthew B-M


Matthew B-M

Lemon-Aware Devilstick-wielding Operative
Location: East London Wilds

Total posts: 605
Posted:22 is young.

And I'm scared by Dirty Marmite Spider only being 19. She seemed much more mature than that to me!



I feel old at the grand old age of 26!


Luv 'n' Lemons
purity :: clarity :: balance

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:i say there's no such thing as original sin nowdays - you can pretty much guarantee that whatever you do, its probably already been done by somebody somewhere else.

like they said on that video - "ain't nobody here invented a move - we're just manifesting shit at a different time".

i don't even like apples. or badgers...

badgers? BADGERS?! WE DON'T NEED NO STINKING BADGERS!!


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 2211
Posted:quote: feel old at the grand old age of 26! Hmmm - do you mean the incontinence problem, or is that just cause I am a year older than you? My legs tend to get tired quicker too - Can I sit on your lap later

Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:I feel old at the grand old age of 26!

Personally i think anyone under 30 is young, and i'm pretty sure in a few years i'll think everyone under 35 is young. But I can't blag 22 as being young when i get told off for something


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Nephtys


Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Total posts: 835
Posted:LOL What a response! I'm so glad enough of you cared enough to give it a try *sniff* Stebbins, are you alright? did you get away?
Keep 'em coming people, i'm sure we can find the right answer between us!!

Really, I'm waiting for Shadowsteppin and Firekitty to put in their 2c worth.... guys?
According to the strangest thing that ever happened to you thread , Eera was once chased down the high street in Clapham by a badger, to which shadow steppin replied: quote: did you try poking it with a spoon? . In the same thread, i would also like to refer you to firekitty's sig: "-poke badgers with spoons!~" It seems as if these people are in the know!




Charlotte


everyone's unique except me

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:i told shadow his input was needed....he should be here shortly



I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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Nephtys


Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Total posts: 835
Posted:yay!

everyone's unique except me

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shadow steppin


shadow steppin

official hop irken
Location: Tucson USA

Total posts: 401
Posted:the battle between badger and spoon has waged for centuries. you are all just to wraped up in your badgerless existance to even notice. just know this, judgement day is almost upon us! i suggest
you learn how to use a spoon.

the badgers are closing in!!


**scrambles out of the room knocking over tables and tripping on chairs**


In my hands I hold your smile and in my heart it runs so wild You are the one you are unique I'm so in love you make me weak And the reason that I feel is like a shadow from a light so if you have the chance to be with me be my shadow in the night

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frostypaw


Great balls of fire
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Total posts: 643
Posted:quote:Originally posted by flid:
It's like when you get to 22 and realise you can't even claim being young anymore as an excuse. I'm just clinging onto still being a student for why I'm silly a) good god everyone here is younger than i thought
and b) you can't excuse genetics - just gotta live with the silly gene i gave up long ago - better things to worry about!

as to badger poking it is worrying, but small mammal abuse is traditional i understand - badgers just get the sharp end


I can SEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

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Bobo DCL


member
Location: Halifax

Total posts: 141
Posted:Well everyone on here is OLDER than I thougt! No, not really, I don't think of things like that, really.... And then there's me... O.o

I don't think there ARE badgers where I live...


I like orange.And don't take my cookies.

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shadow steppin


shadow steppin

official hop irken
Location: Tucson USA

Total posts: 401
Posted:oh there around buddy.
dont you worry about that.


In my hands I hold your smile and in my heart it runs so wild You are the one you are unique I'm so in love you make me weak And the reason that I feel is like a shadow from a light so if you have the chance to be with me be my shadow in the night

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Bobo DCL


member
Location: Halifax

Total posts: 141
Posted:Well, then I guess I'm lucky I haven't seen one...? I was telling my family about the attack of badgers, and my mother looked skeptical, and my brother whole-heartedly agreed. Yup yup... *goes to see if there ARE badgers near Bobo territory*

I like orange.And don't take my cookies.

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Bobo DCL


member
Location: Halifax

Total posts: 141
Posted:Nope, no badgers in North America, apparently... all though, there ARE 310, 000 in Britan, apparently

I like orange.And don't take my cookies.

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