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Re: Quiz question

#21  Postby archibald » Jul 23, 2010 11:10 pm

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#22  Postby pawiz » Jul 23, 2010 11:10 pm

Oh, disappointing.
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#23  Postby archibald » Jul 23, 2010 11:12 pm

num1cubfn wrote:I think that you CAN leave out the "that", but if you do it has a SLIGHTLY different meaning.

I think that you CAN leave out the "that", but that if you do it has a SLIGHTLY different meaning.



Did you mean to type that twice?

Or did you mean to leave the first 'that' out in the second one, to illustrate your point?

I'll have to think about the two meaning thing. It's not clear to me.
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#24  Postby archibald » Jul 23, 2010 11:15 pm

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFLYGo&feature=related[/youtube]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFL ... re=related

How the f*** does this youtube thingy work!
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#25  Postby pawiz » Jul 23, 2010 11:20 pm

archibald wrote:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFLYGo&feature=related[/youtube]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFL ... re=related

How the f*** does this youtube thingy work!

668 posts and not figured it out yet. Hmm?
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#26  Postby archibald » Jul 23, 2010 11:21 pm

oops. Double post post.
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#27  Postby archibald » Jul 23, 2010 11:22 pm

pawiz wrote:
archibald wrote:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFLYGo&feature=related[/youtube]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFL ... re=related

How the f*** does this youtube thingy work!

668 posts and not figured it out yet. Hmm?



Same with sex, according to my wife.

By the way, you have impossibly high standards in terms of the perfect woman, IMO. :]

Edit: Same 'for' sex, I should have said.
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Re: Quiz question

#28  Postby Sityl » Jul 24, 2010 12:06 am

archibald wrote:
pawiz wrote:
archibald wrote:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFLYGo&feature=related[/youtube]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsG5bQFL ... re=related

How the f*** does this youtube thingy work!

668 posts and not figured it out yet. Hmm?



Same with sex, according to my wife.

By the way, you have impossibly high standards in terms of the perfect woman, IMO. :]

Edit: Same 'for' sex, I should have said.


Actually, I think "same for" and "same with" just have two slightly different meanings.

Actually, I think that "same for" and "same with" just have two slightly different meanings.

:lol:

("same for" deals specifically with the new idea, whereas "same with" groups them together.)
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