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On 11/16/2020 at 9:01 PM, Jen said:

I'm so happy when I find a forum like this ! I think I'm crazy, yes, and I really like to come here 😂

 

It's fun to be crazy!!!😁

 

Glad my avatar is such a source of discussion 😁

But the thing is, maybe we seem like a bunch of capable detective wannabe, but in reality, we only like to tear apart things, sometimes without conclusion. 

Look at these two, three? They are busy discussing Star Trek instead of actually finding out the real answer of your avatar? Tsk right??? I don't know what to do with them! And me, I prefer calling them out than finding the answer too, you see, I'm a bit rusty, I need to rewatch, and it's more fun too.

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12 hours ago, Carol the Dabbler said:

Hey, that does sound like the place!   :applause:  

But one minor quibble:  I believe the end of that line was simply "... we're rescuing you!"  *goes to check*  Yup, checked a couple of online transcript sites, and they both have the shorter wording.  (Just too bad neither one mentions the nods.)

 

Hey, I was quoting from memory. I'm amazed I got it as close as I did.

3 hours ago, Van Buren Supernova said:

Look at these two, three? They are busy discussing Star Trek instead of actually finding out the real answer of your avatar? Tsk right??? I don't know what to do with them!

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2 hours ago, Arcadia said:

Hey, I was quoting from memory.

So was I.   :P 

Oh, dear, that means neither of us actually verified that the nods were in that episode, only that the "Shut up Spock" was.  Maybe YouTube can help.  Well, of course it can, and here it is:

 

So it's official!  We've done our job.  :cheers:

 

 

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Er, I hate to burst your bubble, but I meant I was quoting Bones from memory. I had, in fact, watched the end of the episode to confirm I had the right one. But during the few seconds it took to switch from YouTube back to this forum, I'd already forgotten the exact dialog. Hey, I figured I was doing pretty good just to remember the right episode!

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On 11/18/2020 at 5:08 AM, Van Buren Supernova said:

But the thing is, maybe we seem like a bunch of capable detective wannabe, but in reality, we only like to tear apart things, sometimes without conclusion. 

Look at these two, three? They are busy discussing Star Trek instead of actually finding out the real answer of your avatar? Tsk right??? I don't know what to do with them! And me, I prefer calling them out than finding the answer too, you see, I'm a bit rusty, I need to rewatch, and it's more fun too.

we are therefore several detectives wannabe, but we still haven't found the answer to our question 😂

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21 hours ago, Arcadia said:

I hate to burst your bubble

No problem -- so it's *thoroughly* verified!  And I doubt I'd have identified the episode, at least not till the next time I happened to watch it.  So you win the no-prize!

12 hours ago, Jen said:

we are therefore several detectives wannabe, but we still haven't found the answer to our question

I bet the same thing happens to Sherlock all the time -- they just don't make episodes about it.

 

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1 hour ago, Carol the Dabbler said:
14 hours ago, Jen said:

we are therefore several detectives wannabe, but we still haven't found the answer to our question

I bet the same thing happens to Sherlock all the time -- they just don't make episodes about it.

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Actually, though, didn't Sherlock object once when John blogged about one of his failures?  So the show doesn't completely deny that he's occasionally stumped.

 

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I'm working today... And you know what, I really don't mind. I like my job, I'm glad I have a job, and I was just thinking as I passed a mirror that no other clothes make me feel as comfortable and just plain "right" as my work uniform. In my private life I have a bagillion body image issues and constantly tug and pull at my clothes but at work, everything fits, functions and makes me look like a responsible adult. 

It's just like Molly Hooper always looking a little frumpy and awkward in her outfits (which I nonetheless love and would for the most part wear), but competent and put together in her lab coat. 

Sometimes, I wish Molly had her own show. It would have to revolve around pathology of course. I would binge watch it! 

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3 hours ago, T.o.b.y said:

In my private life I have a bagillion body image issues and constantly tug and pull at my clothes but at work, everything fits, functions and makes me look like a responsible adult. 


Aren't there "civilian" garments made in the same style as your work uniform?

 

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44 minutes ago, Carol the Dabbler said:


Aren't there "civilian" garments made in the same style as your work uniform?

 

Sure - trecking / outdoor pants and polo shirts. Tucked in. With hiking boots. :lol:

I'd look as if I was about to explore the wilderness, redo my garden - or go to work! It just wouldn't be the same thing... Wouldn't have the same effect. I've tried actually to buy more pants and skirts with a natural to high waistline and tuck tops in but the result was awkward, I looked as if I thought I was 50 years older than I am. 

It's probably not the clothes anyway but me. :P I'm a different person at work and she's just a lot more calm and secure... And I think I feel like there's a constant expectation for me to be pretty, (that I'm constantly disappointing) just because I'm female, unless I'm at work where suddenly nobody cares about my looks at all, myself included. 

(I do wish fashion had a solution for women's clothing that allowed for more pockets though... I love, love, love all the pockets on my work pants, they hold all my stuff and keep it just where my hands fall naturally. It's so convenient!) 

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19 minutes ago, T.o.b.y said:

Sure - trecking / outdoor pants and polo shirts. Tucked in. With hiking boots. :lol:

I'd look as if I was about to explore the wilderness, redo my garden - or go to work!

And the problem with that would be....?   :D

20 minutes ago, T.o.b.y said:

It's probably not the clothes anyway but me. :P I'm a different person at work and she's just a lot more calm and secure...

Yeah, one's attitude can have an awful lot to do with such things.  Once you have a few more decades under your belt, you may find that you can be calm and secure just about anywhere.

22 minutes ago, T.o.b.y said:

I do wish fashion had a solution for women's clothing that allowed for more pockets though...

Gaaah, yes!!!  Why don't all pants have pockets?  And all shirts?  And why are a lot of the pockets that do exist so small as to be fairly worthless?

If my mother didn't have her purse with her, she would often ask my father to put something in his pocket, and he'd say why don't you put it in your own pocket, and she'd say what pocket!?  I've gotten to the point where if pants (especially) don't have pockets, I simply don't buy them.  But I still have a lot of clothes with less-than-satisfactory pocketage.

 

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