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or·di·nar·y (ôrdn-r) adj.
1. Commonly encountered; usual. See Synonyms at common.
2. a. Of no exceptional ability, degree, or quality; average.
b. Of inferior quality; second-rate.
3. Having immediate rather than delegated jurisdiction, as a judge.

n. pl. or·di·nar·ies

1. The usual or normal condition or course of events: Nothing out of the ordinary occurred.
2. Heraldry. One of the simplest and commonest charges, such as the bend and the cross.
3. Chiefly British.
a. A complete meal provided at a fixed price.
b. A tavern or an inn providing such a meal.

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Oct. 12th, 2010 @ 05:17 pm Conversations with Joel...
joel: So here's a question. Say you sneeze really hard and a tentacle pops out of your nose. It's still connected and just wriggling around. Do you try to pull it out or cram it back in?
joel: I'm 50/50 on this one
marin: ...
marin: taking as read that the tentacle is unexpected...
marin: I'd give it a few experimental tugs
marin: see how that felt
joel: ...would you expect a brainsquid to come out? If so, you know something I don't
marin: I could be a Cthulhoid in disguise
marin: you don't know
joel: but I'd be afraid that if it's been up there this long, it might be better to leave it
joel: slow news day here, by the way
marin: But if it seemed to come out without any major pain, I'd probably keep pulling
marin: If there was pain, I'd most likely leave it where it is and head to the hospital
joel: that's a pretty fair assessment
marin: Cramming it back up is not an option
marin:  I hate seafood
marin: especially the smell
joel:I'd check and see if anyone else saw first
joel: I'm afraid if I pulled it out I wouldn't be psychic anymoreConversations with Joel...

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Aug. 26th, 2010 @ 11:54 am Video Prozac
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Aug. 6th, 2010 @ 01:01 pm I'll just leave this here...
I thought you all would be interested in the conversation I've been having with an old high school friend on the topic of Prop 8. We disagree on some basic principals, but it's really nice to be able to have an intelligent conversation with someone who can get beyond emotion and into fact.

Marin Page ‎"Plaintiffs do not seek recognition of a new right. To characterize
plaintiffs’ objective as “the right to same-sex marriage” would suggest
that plaintiffs seek something different from what opposite-sex couples
across the state enjoy —— namely, marriage. Rather, plaintiffs ask
California to recognize their relationships for what they are:
marriages." - Judge Walker

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Aug. 6th, 2010 @ 09:26 am Too Much Goddamn Information
Ryan Page: so as I was walking bailey this morning
Ryan Page: we're passing somebody's drive way and he picks something up in his mouth...
Me: ...
Me: uh oh
Ryan Page: it takes me a moment to figure out what it is and I tell him to drop it...
Ryan Page: yeah... it was a dead rat covered in ants

Ryan Page: he seemed very confused that I would tell him to drop it
Me: nononononononononononono
Ryan Page: uh... I mean it was a cupcake
Me: Oh. that's ok then
Ryan Page: yeah... he's a dog
Ryan Page: and apparently rats are on the menu.
Me: hurk
Me: Was he actively eating it or just carrying int around?
Ryan Page: just carrying it
Ryan Page: only for a couple of seconds
Ryan Page: like he wanted to take it wherever we were going
Ryan Page: ... hunting dog, remember
Ryan Page: and this was a somewhat fresh rat
Me: ...
Me: right
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Jul. 27th, 2010 @ 10:33 am Dear Jesus,
Next year, for my birthday, I'd like to not have to plan every detail myself.


Dear Marin,

Think you've got it bad? My birthday's on fucking Christmas.

No love,

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Oregon trail
Jul. 19th, 2010 @ 08:59 am (no subject)
This is just too darn cute!
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Jun. 27th, 2010 @ 10:19 pm Bad Day
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Ryan's step-grandfather Charlie passed away today. He was 89. I never had a granddad, and he was the closest I came. I loved him quite a bit.

Ryan is in Oregon and I can't hold him. His grandmother, Jean, is in Los Altos, and I can't comfort her. We'll all see each other this week, but for now, when the pain is freshest and the most raw, I'm alone.

Thank you Animal, for making me giggle. I needed that.

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sleepy us
May. 14th, 2010 @ 03:06 pm In the Bay Area for a bit
Hey gang! My mom has had some surgery, so I'll be up in the Frozen North to look after her this coming week. I won't have a lot of gettin' out time, but I hope to make an appearance or two at KoC. First one, hopefully this Sunday.

Hope to see you there!
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Mar. 23rd, 2010 @ 04:49 pm Oh man, I almost cried...
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Feb. 22nd, 2010 @ 10:03 pm Let's Poll-Bomb the AFA
The AFA wants to know whether you think gays should be allowed to serve openly in the military.

What do you think?
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