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    #183436 - 02/28/14 10:20 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
    chay Offline
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    Registered: 08/07/13
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    Loc: Canada
    DS7 eating supper last night "This is the best cheese sauce you've ever made. It looks like a non-Newtonian fluid."

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    #183443 - 02/28/14 10:47 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: chay]
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    Registered: 11/02/12
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    Originally Posted By: chay
    DS7 eating supper last night "This is the best cheese sauce you've ever made. It looks like a non-Newtonian fluid."


    So apt! That's high praise! It's hard to maintain a cheese emulsion at temperature. wink
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    #184341 - 03/09/14 10:08 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Yesterday, we were all watching Jobs movie together about Steve Jobs. DD4.5 gets very excited midway through the movie and declares," All that matters is good design. You have to think of a problem and then solve it. I have an idea." She gets up to get her toy computer while talking," People always have great ideas in their heads. But when it comes out, it is not so great anymore. My idea is to get inside people's brain and get the idea right there. But how do I get inside the skull? Now that is the problem I have to solve." She opens her toy laptop with great pomp and then the 4.5yo comes out," Wait, does this thing even have a battery?" It was HILARIOUS and dh and I couldn't stop laughing at the anti-climax.

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    #184577 - 03/11/14 06:36 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    DS2.25 is OBSESSED with humanoid robots and MRIs after watching a Nova episode on robotics. He sat through the entire hour long show, asking questions about the structure of the robots and the function of their components.

    As I type this, he's asking me to keep replaying a clip of an MRI scan and saying, "I really like this MRI. It peers into your brain to see how it works."

    I definitely have to call some local hospitals to see if he can observe an MRI in action. He'd be elated!
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    #184578 - 03/11/14 06:41 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: aquinas]
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    Originally Posted By: aquinas
    DS2.25 is OBSESSED with humanoid robots and MRIs after watching a Nova episode on robotics.


    Mindstorms for next Christmas?

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    #185062 - 03/17/14 01:58 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    1) DD was reading a book and laughing her head off. It turns out she finds this book irresistibly hilarious:

    http://www.amazon.com/Toilet-How-Works-R...et+how+it+works

    2) DD has decided that it's about time I learned proper English:

    Me: "Go wash your hands. Your hands are all sticky."
    DD: "Do I need to use soap?"
    Me: "No."
    DD: "Then why didn't you tell me to RINSE my hands?"

    Me: "Let's scrub these so they'll be shiny again."
    DD: "You mean polish."

    Me: "Look at those sparkly shoes!"
    DD: "They are called light-up shoes."

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    #185231 - 03/18/14 01:29 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Registered: 03/16/13
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    DS24mos was staying the night at my parents' house. My parents both totally dote on him but my mother especially spoils him.

    He would ask for one food item and my Dad would go to the kitchen to bring it to him, but as soon as he would come back, DS would say no and ask for something else ( in other words, typical toddler behaviour).
    This went on for a couple of minutes, until my Dad, fed up told him firmly "No, that's IT, I am NOT getting up anymore, and you are not getting that cookie".

    DS just shrugs, then gives a cheeky sideways glance to my Dad and simply says "Gramma will get it"

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    #185234 - 03/18/14 01:57 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Mana]
    Nautigal Offline
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    Originally Posted By: Mana
    1) DD was reading a book and laughing her head off. It turns out she finds this book irresistibly hilarious:

    http://www.amazon.com/Toilet-How-Works-R...et+how+it+works


    Oh, dear, I'm sure I must need that book for DD7!

    She hasn't quite grown into Motel of the Mysteries yet. laugh

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    #185581 - 03/22/14 02:40 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Three DS stories:

    ---

    DS2.25 came out with an amusing story after waking from his nap yesterday.

    DS: Do you know what the neatest place in the world is?

    Me: What's that DS?

    DS: Grandma and Grandpa's house. Have you ever been there?

    Me: Yes, sweetie! We visit their house together, and I used to live there when I was a little girl, from the time I was six until I went to university.

    DS: I didn't know that. Mummy, do you know what I used to do when I was a little baby?

    Me: I know many things that you used to do. What are you thinking of?

    DS: I used to fly a green helicopter between [our city] and [my parents' city] to visit Grandma and Grandpa.

    Me: That's news to me. It must have been when I was sleeping.

    DS: Yes, it was at night.

    -----

    And today, the heart-warming:

    DS: *Hugging me and smiling broadly* Mummy, I like nursing with you because I love you to infinity!

    ---

    In the bath yesterday:

    DS flings a handful of soapy bubbles at the wall of the bathtub

    DS: Aha! Take that moray eel! I'm shooting my black ink at you. You'll think you're eating me because the ink smells like octopus, but I'll camouflage myself white and swim away. Ha ha ha!

    (he was pretending to be an octopus)
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    #185586 - 03/22/14 05:46 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: aquinas]
    SAHM Offline
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    Registered: 07/07/12
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    Loc: Mountains, USA
    Originally Posted By: aquinas
    Three DS stories:

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    DS2.25 came out with an amusing story after waking from his nap yesterday.

    DS: Do you know what the neatest place in the world is?

    Me: What's that DS?

    DS: Grandma and Grandpa's house. Have you ever been there?

    Me: Yes, sweetie! We visit their house together, and I used to live there when I was a little girl, from the time I was six until I went to university.

    DS: I didn't know that. Mummy, do you know what I used to do when I was a little baby?

    Me: I know many things that you used to do. What are you thinking of?

    DS: I used to fly a green helicopter between [our city] and [my parents' city] to visit Grandma and Grandpa.

    Me: That's news to me. It must have been when I was sleeping.

    DS: Yes, it was at night.

    -----

    And today, the heart-warming:

    DS: *Hugging me and smiling broadly* Mummy, I like nursing with you because I love you to infinity!

    ---

    In the bath yesterday:

    DS flings a handful of soapy bubbles at the wall of the bathtub

    DS: Aha! Take that moray eel! I'm shooting my black ink at you. You'll think you're eating me because the ink smells like octopus, but I'll camouflage myself white and swim away. Ha ha ha!

    (he was pretending to be an octopus)


    Very sweet stories Aquinas. One of my son's favorite games is to pretend to be a moray eel. :-).

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