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  • Re: Just for fun: the random, useless announcements thread!

    ... meanwhile ...

    What happens when two trains meet on the bamboo railway ...

  • Re: What are your favorite horror movies?

    Its dark and cold outside and not much to do

    What is it like inside? A lot to be done? Not much ... nearly there?

    I recently watched
    The first time I only managed to watch one hour of this horrific self indulgent film. Recently I gritted my teeth and watched the whole thing. Much as suspected the last half hour showed the real depravity of some 'gurus' and their zombie followers.
    Lots of talks by Oslo, Oh-shoo, Osho, fake-news-buddha (whatever he is called now) available on Youtube for horror fans ... o:)

    I feel dark mirror is tame by comparison :p

  • Contemplation, concentration, meditation and sitting mindlessly on a beach

    Do you know what you are doing? In fact are you doing too much?

    Here are some clues:

    • Concentrates: tight ass, one technique based discipline. Working?
    • Contemplation - sort of mind rapping on a theme. Focus needed. Not mind wandering ... or then again ...
    • Meditation - answers in an email to the usual address...
    • Relax ... oh that is a big clue ... ;)

  • Re: This Mod's New Year's Resolution:

    Dear unfocussed Friends,

    Not too tight.
    Not drunk.
    Not too loose.

    Qualities and individual unfolding are important. New blood. New Buddhists ...
    Bravo Federica. Perhaps new moderators are a possibility ... Anyone but me. My first efforts would be:

    • Report moderators.
    • Ban myself.
    • Get rid of the mentally ill or possibly find more ...
    • Allow trolls, child friendly posters
    • Ban the Hinayana/mahayana heretics ...
    • Do a recruitment drive amongst new age Buddhists, non Buddhists, cult Buddhists, ex-Buddhists etc
    • Ensure some of the Vanilla software bugs are fixed. For example my avatar and some of other posters are no longer displaying on my Ipad ...
    • Ban all politics, life stories, mention of religion, boring posts etc etc ...

    Here to hellp 😇

  • Re: Funny Stuff

    An atheist was seated next to a little girl on an airplane and he turned to her and said, "Do you want to talk? Flights go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger."

    The little girl, who had just started to read her book, replied to the total stranger, "What would you want to talk about?"

    "Oh, I don't know," said the atheist. "How about why there is no God, or no Heaven or Hell, or no life after death?" as he smiled smugly.

    "Okay," she said. "Those could be interesting topics but let me ask you a question first. A horse, a cow, and a deer all eat the same stuff - grass. Yet a deer excretes little pellets, while a cow turns out a flat patty, but a horse produces clumps. Why do you suppose that is?"

    The atheist, visibly surprised by the little girl's intelligence, thinks about it and says, "Hmmm, I have no idea." To which the little girl replies, "Do you really feel qualified to discuss God, Heaven and Hell, or life after death, when you don't know shit?"

    And then she went back to reading her book.

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