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    #16563 - 05/22/08 07:14 PM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: incogneato]
    Cathy A Offline
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    Registered: 05/26/07
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    I'm trying to picture Spock with a child... What would his offspring look like? I'm sure that gifted kids on Vulcan get all sorts of accommodations...after all, it's the only logical thing to do. <staring wistfully at the sky>


    Edited by Cathy A (05/22/08 07:15 PM)

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    #16610 - 05/23/08 06:50 AM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: Cathy A]
    Kriston Offline
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    You could look at my logical son and see a Vulcan, Jr., I think. LOL!

    Case in point: Before he was speaking, at probably 8mos. old, he banged a car on the wall. I said no, and he tried banging with the other hand.

    Now, I could see from the look on his face that he was thinking, not being rebellious. He was trying to understand the rule. So I said no again.

    Then he tried banging on the floor--first with one hand and then the other. I said no each time. He rolled the car on the wall and I said no, so he rolled it on the floor...and I said yes!

    He never again banged or rolled the car on the wall. Never! He was still a baby, not yet able to speak or walk alone, yet he figured out what the parameters of the rule were and he *never* broke it.

    That was probably the first time I thought to myself, "Wow! I don't think most kids are like him..." smile

    So that's my own little Vulcan baby! He's less rule-oriented now that he's older, unfortunately. Once they get a taste of rebellion, even Vulcan babies can go astray, I'm afraid. Still, he's pretty easy to work with because he generally likes to follow rules.
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    #16616 - 05/23/08 07:27 AM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: Kriston]
    aline Offline
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    Oops, I'm going back now to reread. I did not mean to offend anyone .

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    #16618 - 05/23/08 07:31 AM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: aline]
    incogneato Offline
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    Aline, who do you think you offended? Certainly not I. smile
    I would be offended only if not given an honest answer to an honest question.
    For example, we had a troll on the board awhile ago who was not giving "honest" answers and comments. The intent was to inflame others and create discontent.
    It's pretty easy to see the difference, obviously that was not your intent.

    smile

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    #16619 - 05/23/08 07:32 AM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: aline]
    aline Offline
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    Kriston _ I adore the vulcan anecdote. And thank you for editing and unraveling my mistake -- Oh Spockian! Yes, I did like Cathy A's line very much and yes, I misattributed Neato's line to Kriston. I need more Spockisms in my Rampantly Impetuous and Emotional INFP life!


    Edited by aline (05/23/08 08:01 AM)
    Edit Reason: freudian slip - used antidote rather than anecdote

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    #16626 - 05/23/08 07:47 AM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: aline]
    Kriston Offline
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    LOL!
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    #16671 - 05/23/08 09:22 AM Re: Need a "party line" [Re: aline]
    Cathy A Offline
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    Originally Posted By: aline
    Oops, I'm going back now to reread. I did not mean to offend anyone .


    I'm not offended wink and I wasn't offended even when I thought you thought was aggressive crazy

    Kriston, I wish I could meet your Vulcan baby!

    Cathy

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