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    Howard Brown
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  • Howard Brown
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    O,sapient conclusion,mon frere !

    I assume that the rehashing of this post ( and oh so true factual and actual occurrence) is a wee bit o' payback for the "stranglehold" photo of you and I over the blow up doll.

    You're still pissed because I broke free from your grip,ain't you?

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  • SirRobertAnderson
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    Just trying to bump up some of the harder hitting posts of the past.


    Originally posted by How Brown View Post
    Viagra? I told youse what happened to me when I ate 5 of those babies at one time,didn't I ? I did it because I was dared to. Youse know how I never back down...

    Anyway, I wolfed 5 of them down and waited for 45 minutes. Nothing happened... I said to myself,I sez, "This stuff's a joke"...and got up and left this joint I was visiting. and took a shortcut through a park nearby.

    Halfway through the park, not only did "things" start to stiffen up, my whole body hardened up and there I was...posed and all stiff-like...a statue in the middle of Fairmount Park...and it was in the middle of the rut season for pigeons in the area. Think "Tin Man" in the Wizard of Oz before gettin' oiled up....

    I wound up lookin' like a Jackson Pollock canvas after I got Stuka'ed by about 2,000 horny pigeons. I'd do it again in a New York minute...but I ain't doing it in pigeon-rut season.

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  • Lyn Resthal
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  • Lyn Resthal
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    Originally posted by Brad McGinnis View Post
    In my own garden I use stale beer on compost
    You allow beer to get stale in your house?

    Truly impressed

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  • Brad McGinnis
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  • Brad McGinnis
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    Whoa How, I guess no one can call you a lucky stiff. I've had my own dangerous experiences with Viagra. Before developing an allergic reaction to bee and wasp venom, I was a horticulturist and landscape contractor for many years. I still do some consulting, writing, and collecting honorariums in the field. One thing Im a big believer in is trace elements and micro nutrients. In my own garden I use stale beer on compost (It speeds up the composting process) gypsum in the form of calcium carbonate (limestone that been used has a stack scrubber in coal fired electric plants) as well as just diluting B vitamins in my regular garden feeding.
    One day I saw an offer for Viagra online. No big whoop, you talk to a "Dr." online and he prescribes it. I decided to go for it and try it in the garden. I took five capsuls and disolved them in a 2 1/2 gal. watering can. I didnt know what to try it on. I certainly didnt want to screw up the tomatoes, cantilope, peppers, corn or Dragons Tongue beans. I decided to use it on the green pole beans and zuccini. If we lose them, no big deal. Well it had some amazing effects. The zuccini ended up about 8 foot long and perfectly straight. Id try it on other things but after using it on the green pole beans the vines went up to the clouds and somehow killed a giant. The damn thing fell out out the sky and flattened my Early Northern Hybred sweet corn. Debbie was pissed, she likes that corn. Plus how do I explain a dead giant in my garden to the authorities?
    I hooked a tractor to him and drug him off to the woods. Between the buzzards during the day and the coyotes at night , we managed to reduce him to bones pretty quickly. The bones we'll use as bulb food. I hope the Viagra effect is over. Otherwise Im going to have a Hell of a time explaining 15 foot tulips and daffodils to the neighbors. Ah well, who said us country folk have it easy?

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  • Howard Brown
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  • Howard Brown
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    Viagra? I told youse what happened to me when I ate 5 of those babies at one time,didn't I ? I did it because I was dared to. Youse know how I never back down...

    Anyway, I wolfed 5 of them down and waited for 45 minutes. Nothing happened... I said to myself,I sez, "This stuff's a joke"...and got up and left this joint I was visiting. and took a shortcut through a park nearby.

    Halfway through the park, not only did "things" start to stiffen up, my whole body hardened up and there I was...posed and all stiff-like...a statue in the middle of Fairmount Park...and it was in the middle of the rut season for pigeons in the area. Think "Tin Man" in the Wizard of Oz before gettin' oiled up....

    I wound up lookin' like a Jackson Pollock canvas after I got Stuka'ed by about 2,000 horny pigeons. I'd do it again in a New York minute...but I ain't doing it in pigeon-rut season.

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  • Brad McGinnis
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  • Brad McGinnis
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    Right you are Chris! Good to hear from you again. I think Dr T peddled porn on the Erie Canal as a youngster. Also if Im not mistaken, the battle of Lake Erie is where Oliver Hazard Perry made the famous remark, "We have met the enemy and they are ours". I remember as a kid they had the hull of his ship at Presque Isle. I think it was called the Niagra. Or maybe because it had a tall mast it was called the Viagra. Im up too late....

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  • Chris G.
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  • Chris G.
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    Originally posted by Brad McGinnis View Post
    Erie is nice. I remember as a 16 year old going there and renting a Honda 50 to cruise Presque Ile. One side is really nice, warm, sunny. lots of seabirds. The other side was cold and desolote. I think its called Misery Bay. Long gone is the Honda rental place, the Scott Motel, and "Don the Beeachcomber's" restaurant, which was a really great buffet. Erie has no connectio0n to JTR. The 2010 con will be held in Balt again I hope to be there.

    Hi Brad

    I would not want to wager against the ubiquitous Dr Francis Tumblety not having lain his head down in Erie or having been up to his nefarious activities. Besides if a Ripper conf could be held in Erie I could do a War of 1812 talk there and visit sites associated with the war in Justin's neck of the woods, ha ha.

    Chris

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  • Brad McGinnis
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  • Brad McGinnis
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    Erie is nice. I remember as a 16 year old going there and renting a Honda 50 to cruise Presque Ile. One side is really nice, warm, sunny. lots of seabirds. The other side was cold and desolote. I think its called Misery Bay. Long gone is the Honda rental place, the Scott Motel, and "Don the Beeachcomber's" restaurant, which was a really great buffet. Erie has no connectio0n to JTR. The 2010 con will be held in Balt again I hope to be there.

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  • Howard Brown
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  • Howard Brown
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    Dear C.G.:
    You know...its the funniest thing. Just the other day,Justin and I were considering actually eviscerating someone at the next convention,should the convention get slated for Erie...to make sure the venue would be juicy enough to pack 'em in and to give our fellow Ripperologists a slice of life as it was from back in the LVP. The name "Menges" came to mind...but he's too valuable anymore. I wonder if Robert Linford still has that bench warrant on his head,which prevented him from steppin' on our shores before. If not, he'll do.
    But seriously, C.G. is right. Financially,its far better... in fact, its more better...to have the convention in a hotel as they have been before.

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  • Chris G.
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  • Chris G.
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    Originally posted by JDombrowski89 View Post
    I still think, our new convention center here would be a grand place to host the next Ripper Conference =)

    http://www.bayfrontconventioncenter.com/


    Regards,
    Justin
    Hi Justin

    A nice thought but I would doubt if Ripper meeting organizers could afford convention center prices, which explains why both the UK and US conferences have been held a hotels where you just need to get room(s) for the talks, meals, and book displays.

    Chris

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  • JDombrowski89
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  • JDombrowski89
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    I still think, our new convention center here would be a grand place to host the next Ripper Conference =)

    http://www.bayfrontconventioncenter.com/


    Regards,
    Justin

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  • Celesta
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    So Martin has become Greek Orthodox? Cool!

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  • Lyn Resthal
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  • Lyn Resthal
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    Philip, that's a really lovely shot of you and Martin!

    Brad, as the big man said, getcha ears sorted, and attend 2010. Since we had to miss this one (petrol was unavailable here in NE Georgia, and when available if lucky, the price was ridiculously through the roof -- therefore I missed out on smuggled in Cheese & Onion crisps...) I defy any hurricane to prevent Dan and me from being there for the tenth US Conf.

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  • Howard Brown
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  • Howard Brown
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    Thanks Phil!
    Looks like I missed a good time. Maybe I'll be able to may RipCon '10. It appears that a great time was had by all. -Brad

    Yeah...but only after you get your ears checked out,brudda...

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  • Brad McGinnis
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  • Brad McGinnis
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    Thanks Phil!
    Looks like I missed a good time. Maybe I'll be able to may RipCon '10. It appears that a great time was had by all.

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