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    #124959 - 03/07/12 08:29 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    McSweeney Offline
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    Registered: 01/05/12
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    Latest DS3 quote: "There are over two hundred billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy." Apparently he read this in Terrence Dickinson's, 'The Universe and Beyond.' Thanks for letting me share this!

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    #124998 - 03/08/12 11:24 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 08/24/10
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    Just have to tell someone that DS4 (just turned!) is sitting on the sofa reading The Cat in the Hat to me with pretty darn good fluency. His reading has been churning along, but he's never sat and read a full book to me before. smile

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    #125005 - 03/08/12 12:48 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 12/06/11
    Posts: 85
    Loc: Minnesota
    Two from DS6 recently:
    1. DS--"Mom, Celcius is kind of like an adult and Farenheit is kind of like a little kid."
    Me--"Okay, I give. Why?"
    DS--"Because Celcius is like a grown up with long legs that doesn't have to take as many steps to go as far as the little kid with short legs."
    He had figured out the relative difference in scale between the two temperature systems smile


    2. DS--"Know what's really funny? Counting by 3's. 3, 6, 9, 12, 15... It's a pattern. Get it?"
    Me--"You mean that it gets larger by 3 each time?"
    DS (exasperated)--"No! It's a pattern of odd, even, odd, even. Get it?"
    It actually took me a second to get it, but I did smile

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    #125013 - 03/08/12 03:29 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    ultramarina Offline
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    Also today, to the painter coming to give me an estimate:

    DS: "I like oceans."
    Painter: "How many oceans are there?"
    DS: "Five. You know, the Pacific Ocean covers 1/3 of the world's surface and plunges to 35,898 feet at its deepest depth!"

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    #125015 - 03/08/12 03:52 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    Polly Offline
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    Registered: 06/29/09
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    This am DS4 was on a roll with random jokes:

    1. DS is gently pounding a rhythm on me. I say, "Why are you pounding on me like that?"
    DS: "I'm playing the momgos".

    2. DS: "What's the freest bird in New York City?"
    Me: "What?"
    DS: The statue of lil'birdie.

    3. DS: "What does a blue jay who's scared of falling do?"
    Me: "What?"
    DS: He ties a budgie to himself so if he falls he'll fly back up.





    Edited by Polly (03/08/12 03:53 PM)
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    #125050 - 03/09/12 04:32 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 08/26/11
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    DS4 The other night:

    "Mama, did you know our first president was George Washington in 1788? Our 14th was Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama is our 44th. Did you know that? I read it in a book today."

    Great lessons from my 4 year old......:-)

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    #125057 - 03/09/12 05:53 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Polly]
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    Originally Posted By: Polly
    This am DS4 was on a roll with random jokes:

    1. DS is gently pounding a rhythm on me. I say, "Why are you pounding on me like that?"
    DS: "I'm playing the momgos".

    2. DS: "What's the freest bird in New York City?"
    Me: "What?"
    DS: The statue of lil'birdie.

    3. DS: "What does a blue jay who's scared of falling do?"
    Me: "What?"
    DS: He ties a budgie to himself so if he falls he'll fly back up.





    Your 4yr old made me laugh out loud this morning. The momgos. That's hysterical.

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    #125105 - 03/09/12 12:42 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Registered: 05/22/09
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    I just want to let everyone know how much this thread makes me smile. I don't have time to respond to people often, but this thread has pulled me out of the "No one else has to deal with this insanity" dumps on a regular basis.

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    #125129 - 03/09/12 06:08 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    sunday_driver Offline
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    Registered: 01/23/12
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    Some recent gems from my daughter...

    DD2 is potty trained. We also have been discussing solids and liquids which she understood immediately. I showed her ice in water, etc. The other day she went to the bathroom and pooped, turned and looked, then declared "Oh look, it's solid!"

    and more seriously, tonight she was pondering her younger sister's impending birthday. Little sister will be 1 which I've told her is no longer a baby. Out of the blue in the car she asked, "Mommy, is _2ndDaughter_ going to be a big girl, or not?"

    So I explained that she'll be a toddler, which is in between baby and big girl.


    Edited by sunday_driver (03/09/12 06:10 PM)

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    #125225 - 03/11/12 06:00 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    Somerdai Offline
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    Registered: 12/18/11
    Posts: 111
    Loc: WA
    The other night I was explaining nocturnal animals, and DS28m picked up one of his toys and said, "He not noc-turtle."

    ETA: it's just a cute story I wanted to share, not really a brag, but I couldn't imagine starting a sentence at playgroup with, "I was explaining nocturnal animals to DS2 and..." smile


    Edited by Somerdai (03/18/12 03:37 PM)

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