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3 hours ago, Lindal Kidd said:

That's no Lab, that's a Golden Retriever!

I Googled Labrador retriever on a bench and that was the cutest picture that popped  up so I went with it.

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The first time I glanced at the thread about hackers kidnapping, my brain immediately saw "hacknapping knickers", for whatever strange reason. I make no claims of understanding how my brain functions....or doesn't, as the case so often is. Now I giggle every time I open the forum and see that title. 

 

I don't just have issues...I have subscriptions :D

 

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1 minute ago, Tari Landar said:

The first time I glanced at the thread about hackers kidnapping, my brain immediately saw "hacknapping knickers", for whatever strange reason. I make no claims of understanding how my brain functions....or doesn't, as the case so often is. Now I giggle every time I open the forum and see that title. 

I don't just have issues...I have subscriptions :D

Things like this happen to me all the time. My brain constantly misreads/mishears/misinterprets things. I suspect this happens to most people, but they quickly dismiss the error, or it barely rises to consciousness. I jump on these errors because I find them amusing. A "sense of humor" may be exactly that, a conscious detection of juxtapositions that arise from errors in cognition at a subconscious level.

I also have "crazy" thoughts all the time. Throughout my life, when standing at the edge of something tall (cliff, building roof, etc) a little voice in my head says "jump!" When I approach a bridge, that voice might say "drive into the pillar". When using the table saw, it might say "plunge your head into the blade". Back when I painted my nails, and fairly enjoyed the aroma of acetone (the solvent in most polishes), that voice would say "drink the bottle". I find these absurd ideas amusing, as I'm easily able to resist acting on them. While other people wander YouTube in search people doing stupid, dangerous things, my subconscious simply won't wait.

An old friend once opined that these thoughts were the mark of a creative mind. I have discussed this with other friends over the years and, though I may be suffering from confirmation bias, it does seem that my most creative (weirdest?) friends share (and enjoy) the affliction. Those friends who look at me funny when I describe my thoughts are generally not terribly curious. Though my absurd thoughts cause me no distress, I do wonder if there are people who have them, are unable to suppress them, and eventually act on them.

 

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55 minutes ago, Madelaine McMasters said:

I also have "crazy" thoughts all the time. Throughout my life, when standing at the edge of something tall (cliff, building roof, etc) a little voice in my head says "jump!" When I approach a bridge, that voice might say "drive into the pillar". When using the table saw, it might say "plunge your head into the blade". Back when I painted my nails, and fairly enjoyed the aroma of acetone (the solvent in most polishes), that voice would say "drink the bottle". I find these absurd ideas amusing, as I'm easily able to resist acting on them. While other people wander YouTube in search people doing stupid, dangerous things, my subconscious simply won't wait.

An old friend once opined that these thoughts were the mark of a creative mind. I have discussed this with other friends over the years and, though I may be suffering from confirmation bias, it does seem that my most creative (weirdest?) friends share (and enjoy) the affliction. Those friends who look at me funny when I describe my thoughts are generally not terribly curious. Though my absurd thoughts cause me no distress, I do wonder if there are people who have them, are unable to suppress them, and eventually act on them.

I can tell you, with absolute certainty, you aren't alone. :D

I don't drive, because, who wants a blind person behind the wheel, or rather, they won't let me anyway. But, every single time I am in a car, a small voice in my head says "open the door and jump out". I often giggle, both out loud and to myself...and no one ever understands why, because I don't tell them. If they knew WHY I was giggling, there'd be absolute proof that I'm nuts, and we can't have that.  It doesn't cause me any distress either, lol. I find it completely amusing. Very few people have ever been told the real reason, only those I know wouldn't think less of me...and now, apparently all you perfect strangers too, so there's that.

I do the same thing when on the edge of very tall things, like buildings and cliffs. I once told my mom and her response to me was "is that why you tried to jump over Niagara Falls?" and then we both get a laugh, we still do.  When I was little, maybe 9-ish, we went to Canada on one of our vacations. I was TRYING to get pictures of the falls, with a polaroid camera. I leaned over the edge of the railing, kinda leaned a wee bit too far, and got yanked back by my ponytail real fast. I saved the picture it managed taking as I went sideways almost over the railing, but lost the camera. This is the picture...

falls.jpg.8ce9ca1c02cecb63fd38912fed505ae9.jpg

 

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"Five Wood Sexy Games"* would also work. :SwingingFriends:

Thats a great idea for the Gyazo to help make the link more apparent Lindal, kudos.

 

Edit: * sexy game = Twister with a play field made of mahogony, oak, monkeywood, pine and cherry*.

Edit 2: * cherry = The type of wood, not the fruit. Cause that would just be silly.

Edited by Callum Meriman
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Any place in Second Life that stimulates a realistic eroticism?

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Any place in Second Life that simulates a realistic ecosystem?

Edited by Phil Deakins
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How could I resist! (no offence meant to anyone in this one)

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Share your Inspirational Moments - The Covfefe Thread

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7 minutes ago, Callum Meriman said:

How could I resist! (no offence meant to anyone in this one)

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Share your Inspirational Moments - The Covfefe Thread

Omg - goes back to correct typo (again)

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Mine are kind of lame but I got tired of scrolling through old threads and resisting the temptation of reading some of them.

 

All the Governors Horses and all the Lindens

All the Lindens govern all the horses.

Breedables - Yea or Nay?

Breedables - Yay or Neigh?

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On 9/12/2018 at 4:06 PM, Madelaine McMasters said:

Things like this happen to me all the time. My brain constantly misreads/mishears/misinterprets things. I suspect this happens to most people, but they quickly dismiss the error, or it barely rises to consciousness. I jump on these errors because I find them amusing. A "sense of humor" may be exactly that, a conscious detection of juxtapositions that arise from errors in cognition at a subconscious level.

I also have "crazy" thoughts all the time. Throughout my life, when standing at the edge of something tall (cliff, building roof, etc) a little voice in my head says "jump!" When I approach a bridge, that voice might say "drive into the pillar". When using the table saw, it might say "plunge your head into the blade". Back when I painted my nails, and fairly enjoyed the aroma of acetone (the solvent in most polishes), that voice would say "drink the bottle". I find these absurd ideas amusing, as I'm easily able to resist acting on them. While other people wander YouTube in search people doing stupid, dangerous things, my subconscious simply won't wait.

An old friend once opined that these thoughts were the mark of a creative mind. I have discussed this with other friends over the years and, though I may be suffering from confirmation bias, it does seem that my most creative (weirdest?) friends share (and enjoy) the affliction. Those friends who look at me funny when I describe my thoughts are generally not terribly curious. Though my absurd thoughts cause me no distress, I do wonder if there are people who have them, are unable to suppress them, and eventually act on them.

 

I don't think those exact thoughts, but I have occasionally had the odd impulse to pee on my landlady's bedroom floor. I suspect I may have been observing the behavior of our dogs & getting bad ideas from them. (No, I didn't actually do it.)

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