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#271 Lyander0012

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 02:13

Mine is: How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat!?

 

Excellent one! I'm proud to have recognized those lyrics XD


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#272 Liamtyr

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 04:10

I have started using a new test phrase and I really like it. I hope you folks like it too.

 

"Listen! We have heard tales sung of the Spear-Danes,

the glory of their War-Kings in days gone by,

how princely nobles performed heroes deeds!"


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#273 Dalimar

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 04:37

My test phrase;

 

"This is a test.  This is only a test.  Should this have been a real emergency you would have been instructed to bend over backwards and kiss your @$$ goodbye."

 

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#274 Freddy

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 02:03

At the present time....

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#275 Freddy

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 23:18

Today...................................................Thursday August 28

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Fred

you load sixteen tons

what do you get

another day older and deeper in debt

Saint Peter don't you call me..cause I can't go

I owe my soul to the company store..I was born one

mornin' it was drizzlin' rain..

both fightin' and trouble are my middle name........

If you see me comin' better step aside..

A lot of men didn't.................................................

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#276 tendollarword

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 00:38

Yesterday, upon the stair

I met a man who wasn't there.

He wasn't there again today,

I wish, I wish he'd go away...


Edited by tendollarword, 29 August 2014 - 16:33.

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#277 Freddy

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 00:18

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#278 Floreat

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 03:35

To sit where I can see your face
And hear your laughter come and go
Is greater joy than all the gods
May ever know.
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#279 VanRocket

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 13:10

Without purposely deciding on it, when I want to write to test a pen I go with the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet.

 

But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?

It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.

...

 

 

I can fill most of a page from that monologue and I think it is fun to see how far I can get from memory.



#280 lehrer07

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 14:15

Astăzi vom face niște excursii care vor ramâne în istoria munților. - Paul Celan



#281 sean1e

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 14:24

There once was a lady from Venus... 

 

And a man with a very large P...elikan M800


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#282 milkb0at

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 21:41

Usually:

One two three four five six seven eight nine ten.

Sometimes I go wild and count up to twenty instead.

 

If not that, then some or all of Jerusalem. But if I'm in a bad mood I use a shortened and modified version:

 

And did those feet in ancient time

Walk upon England's mountains green?

No.


Edited by milkb0at, 30 August 2014 - 21:41.


#283 Floreat

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 22:19

Sean1e wins the thread :D
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#284 Freddy

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 01:26

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Fred

...like the fella said...Ain't that a kick in the head...Dino


Edited by Freddy, 31 August 2014 - 17:39.