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by New User
Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:43 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: When they say jump, you say...?
Replies: 18
Views: 11704

Re: When they say jump, you say...?

I thought it to be a relatively common english phrase. Try a google search for jump say how high, since the pronouns vary. I get plenty of results. Most appear to be song lyrics though.
by New User
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 25723
Views: 2019185

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Your wish is granted by a barber who shaves only the heads of everyone who doesn't shave their own head.

I wish for everyone else's wish to come true.
by New User
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7346
Views: 694467

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Mafia noob here. I have never played before. I want to play. But if I'm reading this sign-up thread correctly, there are no currently open registrations, right? Or are registrations for newbie games somewhere else?
by New User
Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Everyday Superhero
Replies: 178
Views: 12498

Re: Everyday Superhero

Interior decorator.

Anticipating what someone is going to say just before they actually say it.
by New User
Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11038
Views: 829405

Re: Vending machine!

You get a piece of paper with a dichromatic depiction of a hypercube on it.

I put all of my love into the vending machine.
by New User
Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: When they say jump, you say...?
Replies: 18
Views: 11704

Re: When they say jump, you say...?

In any case, the basic denotation would simply be, "When X gives orders, Y rushes to obey them." And then there can be positive or negative connotations on top of that. Thanks for the help everyone. gmalivuk's suggestion as the meaning of this phrase is how I always interpreted it in the ...
by New User
Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89958
Views: 7571718

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I need to give fishes less pay.
by New User
Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:07 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Skynet
Replies: 44
Views: 10763

Re: Skynet

I heard a second- or third- or more- hand account of some guys doing maintenance on iRobot's Packbot ( http://www.irobot.com/sp.cfm?pageid=171 ). They had the vehicle's power turned on, but no control unit, and when they approached it with tools in hand the vehicle rolled away from them. It just dro...
by New User
Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: When they say jump, you say...?
Replies: 18
Views: 11704

When they say jump, you say...?

Pardon if I am being dense, I have trouble with the phrase "when they say jump, you say how high." Does anyone know of the history of this one? I have tried searching the webs and wordorigins.org, phrases.org.uk, etc. to no avail... When I hear this phrase used it seems to be in the contex...

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