Another Wild Evening With The Gang (07/02/2010)

Nothing Else Counts In This World!   

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Yes... Another fun fill evening of cavorting and adult activities... What can YOU do with a Styrofoam container??  Who has a shoe fetish??  Who is wearing blue drawers (rumor only)???

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Welcoming us inside!

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The tables are set up for Independence Day!

Did you know? - During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the American colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia. After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a Committee of Five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated and revised the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4. A day earlier, John Adams had written to his wife Abigail:

"The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more."

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The Bobbsey Twins

Did you know? - The Bobbsey Twins are the principal characters of what was, for many years, the Stratemeyer Syndicate's longest-running series of children's novels, penned under the pseudonym Laura Lee Hope.

The first of 72 books was published in 1904, the last in 1979. The books related the adventures of the children of the middle-class Bobbsey family, which included two sets of fraternal twins: Bert and Nan, who were 12 years old, and Flossie and Freddie, who were six.

Edward Stratemeyer himself is believed to have written the first volume in its original form in 1904. When the original series was brought to its conclusion in 1979, it had reached a total of 72 volumes. At least two abortive attempts to restart the series were launched after this, but neither effort saw the popularity that the original series achieved.

In 1960, the Stratemeyer syndicate began to rewrite most of the older volumes, many of which became almost unrecognizable in the process.

Most of the rewrites were motivated by changing technology (automobiles replacing horses and buggies) or changing social standards, particularly in how Sam and Dinah were portrayed. The Bobbsey Twins and Baby May received what is regarded as the most extreme rewrite; it is a story about the Bobbsey family's adventures trying to find the parents of a foundling baby. Since, by the 1960s, modern social services had rendered the original story utterly implausible, an entirely new novel was written about the twins' adventures with a baseball-playing baby elephant (The Bobbsey Twins' Adventures with Baby May).

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Bob makes a fashion statement!  Look at Raeann's expression!  What is she thinking??

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Brian and Jan being accosted by Bob!

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Ed is thinking.... "Why didn't I go Red, White, and Blue?"

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Time to visit other fine folks from the UK

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Brian and Paul exchange some levity!

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Ray (this years Exalted Ruler) came over to see what the hub-bub was all about!

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Ready for an evening of dancing

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Wine is in and smiles are on!

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Caught! Look, she has her camera in her hand attempting to hide it!

Did you know? - Candid Camera is a hidden camera television series created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947. After a series of theatrical film shorts, also titled Candid Microphone, Funt's concept came to television on August 10, 1948.

The format has appeared on network, syndicated or cable television in each succeeding decade, as either a regular show or a series of specials. Funt himself hosted or co-hosted almost all of the TV versions until a 1993 stroke from which he never recovered. Funt's son Peter Funt, who had co-hosted the specials with his father since 1987, is now the producer/host of the format.

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Victoria! This is a child-safe site!

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Looks like we haven't seen each other in months!

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Vicky looks worried

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Nope... All is well

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Vicky is translating Spanish into proper English english

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Someone is leaking?  OK... Gum Check!

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Twirling is a good thing

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Bob and Vicky go dancing!

 
The latest English dance directly from the UK

 
Red, white and light blue!  Although...
Rumor has it that Leon has blue drawers but no one wanted to check it out!

 
Watch out for flying parts!

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The giggles were had by all!

Did you know? - Giggling is a high-pitched, bubbly way of laughing. It is usually suppressed, resulting in short bursts of laughter. A giggle is often considered a very feminine laugh. Giggling is normally affiliated with laughing gas a dentist would administer. Giggling is often associated with small children. Also:

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Time for a glass of wine!

Make Way For The Line Dancers

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Did you know? - Billy Ray Cyrus' 1992 hit "Achy Breaky Heart", helped catapult western line dancing into the mainstream public consciousness. In 1994 choreographer Max Perry had a worldwide dance hit with "Swamp Thang" for the song of the same name by The Grid. This was a techno song that fused banjo sounds in the melody line and helped to start a trend of dancing to forms of music other than country. In this mid 1990s period country western music was influenced by the popularity of line dancing. This influence was so great that Chet Atkins was quoted as saying "The music has gotten pretty bad, I think. It's all that damn line dancing."

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Put your little foot in... Put your little foot out

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Looks like they are sneaking up on someone!

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"What are they doing out there?"  Bob looks worried

What Are These For??

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Donna and Vicky are trying to explain line-dancing to the guys so the used glasses!
Yup! Paul is the wine glass, Donna is the short cup, and of course... Vicky is the brown glass of iced tea!

Back To Dancing

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Dancing instruction provided for a minimal cost... Two pitchers of "Air On The Rocks"

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Brian is explaining how a duck walks

Three Steps To A Full Laugh!

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Step 1 - Listen intently like someone in our party is serious

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Step 2 - Process the statement and realize you done been had!

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Step 3 - Join as everybody laughs or as we like to say "epiglottis constricting the larynx."

Did you know? - Laughter is an audible expression or the appearance of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy (laughing on the inside). It may ensue (as a physiological reaction) from jokes, tickling or other stimuli. It is in most cases a very pleasant sensation. Representation of laughter in "text talk" includes "hehe", "haha", "lol" or, when in an evil way, "muahahaha".

Laughter is found among various animals, as well as in humans. Among the human species, it is a part of human behavior regulated by the brain, helping humans clarify their intentions in social interaction and providing an emotional context to conversations. Laughter is used as a signal for being part of a group — it signals acceptance and positive interactions with others. Laughter is sometimes seemingly contagious, and the laughter of one person can itself provoke laughter from others as a positive feedback. This may account in part for the popularity of laugh tracks in situation comedy television shows.

Laughter is anatomically caused by the epiglottis constricting the larynx. The study of humor and laughter, and its psychological and physiological effects on the human body, is called gelotology.

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Look Donna... A clean white tie... Were are the magic markers???

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We had many people this evening but lighter than usual

What Does It Say?

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Bob's shirt get careful examination by our panel of ______ (Fill in the blank)

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Ohh Ohh  A little higher  please!

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m-m-m-m-m-m  Strings of unrelated phrases strung together
Ah ha... Maybe Bob wrote it himself!

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Kathy joins in to help decipher the code

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Ed now gives it a try

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Kathy... "You can't fool me!"

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Meanwhile Bob is calling Sandy saying "Get me outta here!"

Thanks For The Memories...Someone Found The Camera

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Zoooooming around the dance floor

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Swing position number one!

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Tearing up the floor

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Standby to twirl

Did you know? - In cryptography and number theory, TWIRL (The Weizmann Institute Relation Locator) is a hypothetical hardware device designed to speed up the sieving step of the general number field sieve integer factorization algorithm. During the sieving step, the algorithm searches for numbers with a certain mathematical relationship. In distributed factoring projects, this is the step that is parallelized to a large number of processors... HUH???

 
Kathy is brave... Look at those open toed shoes!

Sandals
Kathy needs a pair of these

Did you know? - The earliest known shoes are sandals dating from about 8000 to 7000 BC and found in Oregon, USA in 1938. In 1938 archaeologist Luther Cressman (from the University of Oregon) excavated at Fort Rock Cave, located in a small volcanic butte approximately half a mile west of the Fort Rock volcanic crater in central Oregon. The Fort Rock Basin is the most northwesterly sub-basin of the Great Basin, Western North America's vast intermontane desert.

Cressman found dozens of sandals below a layer of volcanic ash, subsequently determined to come from the eruption of the Mt. Mazama volcano 7500 years ago. Named for the site where they were first found, Fort Rock-style sandals have since been reported from ancient deposits in several Northern Great Basin caves. The world's oldest leather shoe, made from a single piece of cowhide laced with a leather cord along seams at the front and back, was found in a cave in Armenia in 2008 and is believed to date to 3,500 BC.

Fort Rock sandals are stylistically distinct. They are twined (pairs of weft fibers twisted around warps), and have a flat, close-twined sole, usually with five rope warps. Twining proceeded from the heel to the toe, where the warps were subdivided into finer warps and turned back toward the heel. These fine warps were then open-twined (with spaces between the weft rows) to make a toe flap. Cressman surmised that a tie rope attached to one edge of the sole wrapped around the ankle and fastened to the opposite edge.

Foot Fetish Alert

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Vicky prays to the Goddess Of Shoes

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Imelda Marcos... Eat your heart out

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Which ones are Bob's???

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do NOT click the heals together for it could bring an end to the world as we know it!

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