To lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason. To move or go in a mean, stealthy manner.
Wednesday November 24, 1999
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puzzles were submitted by Jr. Skulker Uncle Brucie in response to our
article in the 11/19/99
issue about the date with all odd digits. We pointed
out that the next date with all odd digits wouldn't be until 1 / 1 /
3111. Uncle Brucie asks: "So what was the LAST date using
the same rules that was EVEN? What will the next EVEN date
"We had similar quizzes in 1961, an upside down
"We had similar quizzes in 1961, an upside down year.What was the upside down year preceding 1961? What will the next upside down year be?"
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also provides a good web search engine that we can customize.
Try this out at:
Skulker Diamond Dave submitted this site which has twelve weird (in a
good way) games written with Flash animation. Our favorite is
this one, which shows the proper way to treat an iMac:
He laid her on the table,
Submitted by Jr. Skulker Marlo
Things that sound dirty, but are OK to say on Thanksgiving:
"Whew, that's one terrific spread!"
"I'm in the mood for a little dark meat."
"Tying the legs together keeps the inside moist."
"Talk about a huge breast!"
"It's Cool Whip time!"
"If I don't undo my pants, I'll burst!"
"Are you ready for seconds yet?"
"Are you going to come again next time?"
"It's a little dry, do you still want to eat it?"
"Just wait your turn, you'll get some!"
"Don't play with your meat."
"Just spread the legs open & stuff it in."
"Do you think you'll be able to handle all these people at once?"
"I didn't expect everyone to come at once!"
"You still have a little bit on your chin."
"You'll know it's ready when it pops up."
"Wow, I didn't think I could handle all of that!"
"How many are coming?"
"That's the biggest one I've ever seen!"
"Just lay back & take it easy...I'll do the rest."
"How long do I beat it before it's ready?"
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