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Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Ben » Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:36 am

Happy Birthday to one of our youngest and one of our most long-standing members!

Happy Birthday, young fella!

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Reductor » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:01 am

Yea, happy birthday, Quinn! :clap:

Here's to many more great cakes in your future! (and if you're dad should ever fail to get you a great cake - box his ears).
Michael

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To his own ruin the fool gains knowledge, for it cleaves his head and destroys his innate goodness. -- Dhp 72

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby cooran » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:02 am

Have a happy day, and a good year ahead! :group:

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Ben » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:47 am

Michael,
Rest assured, the cake is coming!
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby tiltbillings » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:54 am

Happy Birthday to the creator of the Mindstorm cat tormentor.

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Ben » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:25 am

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As promised...
CAKE!
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Aloka » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:35 am

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:28 am

Happy Birthday, Quinn! :smile:
And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"
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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Happy Birthday Quinn ! !

:popcorn: :thumbsup: :woohoo:
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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Reductor » Sun Mar 16, 2014 4:25 pm

Ben wrote:
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As promised...
CAKE!


Excellent! Nom-nom-nom! :-)
Michael

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To his own ruin the fool gains knowledge, for it cleaves his head and destroys his innate goodness. -- Dhp 72

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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Virgo » Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:10 pm

Happy B-day!
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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby Quinn » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:41 pm

Hi,
I have had a really great day, and thanks for all the good wishes!
May the power of the Buddha be with you!!!
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Re: Happy Birthday, Quinn!

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:00 pm

Hey there Quinn,

Glad you had a great day!

Metta,
Paul. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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