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Aussie Girl
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Okay, apparently Steve isn't past his use-by date yet. This popped up in a Mackay newspaper:

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Good chance to bring God back

Think, what a wonderful outpouring of grief for Steve Irwin.

It's a pity we don't do the same for God through Jesus.

He, like Steve, seems to be lost to us forever yet if it is our wish, memories of Steve can stay with this generation.

God's memories, however, were to live with us all forever.

Steve Irwin in his death gives you all a taste of God. See if you all can bring God back for the main meal.
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What do you think? Incomprehensible enough to be glurge?

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Sigh...and the opportunists keep coming.

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I can see Steve Irwin bringing God back, in the same way that Hercules brought Cerberus back from the gates of the Underworld.

"Did yeh see that? He neahly smote me there! Yeh gotta be careful with these deities, mate; they can be mighty cranky when yeh wake 'em up!"

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Originally posted by Tabbymago:
I can see Steve Irwin bringing God back, in the same way that Hercules brought Cerberus back from the gates of the Underworld.

"Did yeh see that? He neahly smote me there! Yeh gotta be careful with these deities, mate; they can be mighty cranky when yeh wake 'em up!"

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This is great...

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Tabby and Evilrabbit:

[lol] [lol] [lol]

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See if you all can bring God back for the main meal.

sorry, I don't think he/she will fit on this pizza.
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What is it about north Queensland that attracts these religious (!!!stop to think of polite word!!!!) enthusiasts in such numbers. I was born in Brisbane but spent time in Rockhampton and Mackay, and there is a noticable increase in religious activity the further north you get.
Not just the number of churches etc, but bible-bashers on the streets and converted busses touring the region. Unlike America's bible belt, the area is not known for this, but it is very noticable.

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quote:
Originally posted by Aussie Girl:

Think, what a wonderful outpouring of grief for Steve Irwin.

It's a pity we don't do the same for God through Jesus.

He, like Steve, seems to be lost to us forever yet if it is our wish, memories of Steve can stay with this generation.

so did god, like steve irwin, recently get killed by a stingray? i just like don't get it. should i?
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Okay, the poem was kinda cute, the rainbow bridge was kinda cute, but this is, excuse me, stupid.

@Tabby and Evilrabbit, YOMANK

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skeptic: I dunno, but Mount Morgan can be just as bad, and that's in CQ, not North Queensland. The only thing more numerous than churches in Mount Morgan are pubs! But then, half the street names are of places in Ireland. [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Aussie Girl:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Good chance to bring God back

Think, what a wonderful outpouring of grief for Steve Irwin.

It's a pity we don't do the same for God through Jesus.

He, like Steve, seems to be lost to us forever yet if it is our wish, memories of Steve can stay with this generation.

God's memories, however, were to live with us all forever.

Steve Irwin in his death gives you all a taste of God. See if you all can bring God back for the main meal.
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[/QB]

Pff, Jesus did nothing. all that whiner did was make wine and walk on water. Did he play with the crocs? no. Did he play with Deadly snakes? no.

Bring back Steve I say

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skeptic
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quote:
Originally posted by Aussie Girl:
skeptic: I dunno, but Mount Morgan can be just as bad, and that's in CQ, not North Queensland. The only thing more numerous than churches in Mount Morgan are pubs! But then, half the street names are of places in Ireland. :D

You're right of course, it is central Queensland. Where is 'north' Queensland said to start.

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I really don't get this. For one thing, God didn't die, Jesus did. And neither God nor Jesus are lost to us. According to the PcM's, they're constantly watching us and keeping track of every swear we say, boob we look at (or even worse, touch!), and every time one of us looks at a member of the same sex.
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Think, what a wonderful outpouring of grief for Steve Irwin.

It's a pity we don't do the same for God through Jesus.

Jesus died nearly two thousand years ago. I think it's time we put that grief behind us.

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quote:
Originally posted by Hubert Cumberdale:
I really don't get this. For one thing, God didn't die, Jesus did. And neither God nor Jesus are lost to us. According to the PcM's, they're constantly watching us and keeping track of every swear we say, boob we look at (or even worse, touch!), and every time one of us looks at a member of the same sex.

Jesus is God, so if Jesus died, God died [Smile]
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quote:
Originally posted by Hubert Cumberdale:
And neither God nor Jesus are lost to us.

Then why are certain people always asking if we've found Jesus?

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quote:
Originally posted by GenYus:
quote:
Originally posted by Hubert Cumberdale:
And neither God nor Jesus are lost to us.

Then why are certain people always asking if we've found Jesus?
Because they forgot to hold his hand when they entered the store.

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Originally posted by Mouse:
quote:
Originally posted by GenYus:
quote:
Originally posted by Hubert Cumberdale:
And neither God nor Jesus are lost to us.

Then why are certain people always asking if we've found Jesus?
Because they forgot to hold his hand when they entered the store.
Either that, or they set him on top of the car and then drove off.

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quote:
Originally posted by Jera:
quote:
Originally posted by Hubert Cumberdale:
I really don't get this. For one thing, God didn't die, Jesus did. And neither God nor Jesus are lost to us. According to the PcM's, they're constantly watching us and keeping track of every swear we say, boob we look at (or even worse, touch!), and every time one of us looks at a member of the same sex.

Jesus is God, so if Jesus died, God died [Smile]
So God is dead? [Confused]

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Yes...and here is the body to prove it.

"You've just blown our minds!"

"Our minds have been BLOWN!"

(10 points)

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Yes...and here is the body to prove it.

"You've just blown our minds!"

"Our minds have been BLOWN!"

(10 points)

That sounds very Kids In The Hall-ish, but I can't put a finger on which sketch it would have been...

ETA: OH YEAH!!! it was this one!

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Well - Steve Irwin wasn't Jesus. It's silly to make that comparison at all. Did he even believe in God in the first place?
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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by Aussie Girl:
skeptic: I dunno, but Mount Morgan can be just as bad, and that's in CQ, not North Queensland. The only thing more numerous than churches in Mount Morgan are pubs! But then, half the street names are of places in Ireland. [Big Grin]

You're right of course, it is central Queensland. Where is 'north' Queensland said to start.
To be honest, I have no clue what would be considered the 'start' of North Queensland. Personally, when I think of North Queensland, I think of Townsville and Cairns, but it pretty much has to start before that. Heck, Mackay could be the borderline for all I know.

And I may hate glurge, but snopesters' responses are generally good for laugh. I love you people!

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Originally posted by Tom o' Bedlam:
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Jesus died nearly two thousand years ago. I think it's time we put that grief behind us.
[lol] [lol] [lol]

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So...when Jesus came back, he cooked a fish dinner for his disciples.

Does that mean we can expect a Steve Irwin fish fry any day soon?

Maybe grilled croc on the menu?

Or, wait...I have it....sauteed STING RAY! [fish]

Don't get mad, Steve...get even! [Wink]

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What is it about north Queensland that attracts these religious (!!!stop to think of polite word!!!!) enthusiasts in such numbers. I was born in Brisbane but spent time in Rockhampton and Mackay, and there is a noticable increase in religious activity the further north you get.
Not just the number of churches etc, but bible-bashers on the streets and converted busses touring the region. Unlike America's bible belt, the area is not known for this, but it is very noticable.

I grew up in Cairns which is considered far north Queensland and there didn't appear to be too many religous nuts there, no bible bashers on the streets, no converted busses that i really noticed. Sure there were a few people but nothing i would ever call over the top, the little blue nun(Roman Catholic nun who used to do relgion classes at my primary school who took it upon herself to scour the surrounding suburbs to attempt to convert us all, she was killed in a car accident pulling out of my suburb about 5 years ago) was the worst of it.

And as far as i know i think Mackay sometimes gets refered to as north Queensland( then again i have also heard of anything outside of Brisbane being reffered to as North QLD), but the Far north is generally considered to start at Cairns.

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Tabby and evilrabbit-you both owe me a new keyboard [Big Grin]

(Man, all this time I wasn't actually banned. All this worrying for nothing-comp had just logged me out. I'm such a n00b. [Razz] )

As for Steve Irwin bringing God back? All I can say is "I knew this would happen someday." You just gotta "love" glurge [Wink]

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WTF...? That was one of the most bizarre pieces of glurge I've ever seen...

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quote:
Originally posted by Aussie Girl:
Steve Irwin in his death gives you all a taste of God.

What ?

Finding God is like getting a big, venomous barb in the chest ?

Thank you so much, I'll stay an atheist.

BTW, Desert Rat, I agree. Stranger than strange, this one. Almost surrealistic.

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quote:
Originally posted by Tabbymago:

"Did yeh see that? He neahly smote me there! Yeh gotta be careful with these deities, mate; they can be mighty cranky when yeh wake 'em up!"

You have come the closest of anyone here to actually genuinely owning me a new keyboard. I had just taken a drink of tea and had to slap my hand over my mouth to avoid spraying all over the place.

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This should send you over the top...

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Same drawing, with the quote that sparked it.

-Tabby
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