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Old 11-18-2006, 08:12 AM
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That's right, ladies and gentlemen! This December 5th is the fourth annual Day of the Ninja, and as self-respecting geeks we should do something to commemorate the occasion. Granted, our options are more limited than we'd have for Talk Like a Pirate Day, but there must still be something that we can do. Some options are:

1. Have as many people as possible adopt ninja-themed avatars for the day, if only the official Day of the Ninja logo.(http://ninjaburger.com/dotn/)
2. Publish some ninja fivers, if only here in the forums. If enough people want I could even five the Three Ninja movies. That'd be cool, right?
3. Post pictures of ourselves wearing T-shirt masks. (http://ninjaburger.com/employment/manual/ninjamask.jpg)

Ideas? Insults? Kudos? Free cheeseburgers?
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Old 11-18-2006, 08:17 PM
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Aw man, my Babel Fish hiccuped again. Would you mind repeating that?
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Old 11-19-2006, 12:04 AM
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Hardy har har. Seriously, what are you saying?
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'Remarkable', in a stereotyped accent.
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Old 11-19-2006, 10:37 PM
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WHAT? How did you know? No one is supposed to know! Ahem.

You saw nothing. No one was here. There are no ninjas. These aren't the droids you're looking for.
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:04 AM
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Going with a classic is always in good taste. Too bad that for the rest of my life "these aren't the droids you're looking for" will be associated not with Obi Wan directly, but with Dave Anez hanging upside down from the top of a Bob and George panel trying to explain away a plot hole.
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Old 11-20-2006, 08:16 AM
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It's not associated with Star Wars for me either, but I'll be damned if I remember what I do think of it with.

Don't ask me how that works. It just does.
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Old 11-20-2006, 09:53 AM
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Oh yeah, certain ideas just supersede others in our minds. For example...

1. Whenever the radio plays "American Pie," my mind has a fifty-fifty chance of singing the lyrics to "The Saga Begins" instead. Okay, maybe it's sixty-forty.
2. The song All Star by Smash Mouth has permeated my mind to such an extent that even though it's not my favorite by any stretch of the imagination, to this day when the radio starts "Somebody once told me..." I start to sing along immediately, sometimes I'm so fast that I can latch in on "body." It's an addiciton, and a terribly insidious one at that. One of these days I'm gonna have to toss it into a fiver, just to make sure that the immortality it's thrust upon me endures, sort of like a chain fiver. There's a new one for the glossary, huh?
3. Simularily my favorite inane fiver couplet continually pops up in my mind: "You know they say a fool and her dog are soon parted." "Who cares?" As Dave Barry would say, it's a terrible waste of brain cells. No offense, Zeke.
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Old 11-20-2006, 10:23 AM
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Oh, and to return the topic to the Day of the Ninja, what are our thoughts on the topic?
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Old 11-20-2006, 09:09 PM
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Thoughts? Topic?


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Old 11-20-2006, 11:31 PM
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I'm sad to admit that you have a point there. About the topic, not the thoughts. We all have a lot of thoughts, not all of them relevant, important, or funny, but we all have a lot of thoughts.
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Old 11-22-2006, 08:34 AM
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Come on. Since when do we stay on topic around here?

That being said...NINJA!

*waits for those who get the reference*
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Old 11-23-2006, 12:13 AM
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Yikes, this waiting line is pretty long. So long that everyone in the other line already has their PS3s and have gone home.
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That being said...NINJA!

*waits for those who get the reference*
Reference? What reference?
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Old 11-23-2006, 06:33 AM
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Okay, that's just obscure. I guess you can find a webcomic about anything these days, huh?
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Old 11-23-2006, 06:41 AM
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Someone wan't paying attention.
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Old 11-23-2006, 11:58 AM
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Paying attention to what? The oscurity of webcomics, or the fact that someone linked ninja webcomics to a ninja thread?
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"NINJA!"
"GAH!"

The reference. Pay attention. There will be a test on this later. ;p
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