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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Jill » Mon May 15, 2017 8:18 am

Thank you Philip, I have enjoyed reading your clever and unique slant on the star signs. As always, you are witty and amusing. =D> :D

I’m an Arian, so my character analysis was first up and I have to tell you that I didn’t recognise myself. :o :wink:

Oh dear, my life’s been a sham
I’m not really like Aries The Ram
The dark arts of astrology
Are owed an apology ...
I’d rather be me ... As I am

Looking forward to your take on Geminis :)

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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:40 am

Gemini: May 21-June21

The third sign of the Zodiac is Gemini
A characteristic of which is prolixity
Those born under this sign
May well be inclined
Towards chronic, incessant verbosity

(Oh dear, that's me :lol: )
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by CamiCrew » Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:14 am

We appreciate your verbosity :fsbgrin:

Happy June.
-barbara

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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:02 am

Cancer: June 22 - July 23

If you're looking for much needed sympathy
And would welcome a friend showing empathy
Then here is the answer
Seek someone out who's a Cancer
Who will drive away your gloom and apathy
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Jill » Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:12 am

Philip, Barbara is right, we do appreciate your verbosity. :)

You are a man of many words. :) All of them eloquent. :)

You choreograph the words
Linguistic dance inside your head
Then each new month they debut
As the mainstay of this thread \:D/

I see from the Meterboard that you have made a very gentle return to the erg. I hope that the exercise is going well. :)

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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:36 pm

Jill wrote
I see from the Metreboard that you have made a very gentle return to the erg. I hope that the exercise is going well.

Thanks, Jill. After a 28 month period of little physical exertion, apart from playing bowls, I have found it quite a challenge to resume rowing. I had forgotten how tough it was :!: Anyway, so far things are going well and I hope to be competitive again in my age group.
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by CamiCrew » Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:07 pm

Well that's fun news Philip! Now don't fill your head with too many PM numbers. [-X Need you to keep room in there for the words. :D
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:44 am

A beach volley ball player named Cleo
Was revered by her fans down in Rio
She took centre stage
On every sports page
Her star sign just had to be Leo
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:59 am

Virgo: August 24 - September 23

Conchita Suarez Ferrero
Kept a bar down in Montevideo
If you tried to attract her
She'd cry "Virgo intacta"
And back off, with a giggle, muy pronto
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:22 am

Libra: September 24 - October 23

When you stand in the dock before Percy
The judge, just breathe deeply, don't curse he's
A Libra, you know,
So you'll get a fair go
As he dispenses both justice and mercy
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:09 am

Scorpio: October 24 - November22

A Scorpio likes a good fight
Is relentless, loyal and quite
Prepared to break rules
And suffers no fools
Yet the bark may be worse than the bite
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:54 am

Sagittarius: November 23 - December 22

Those born under the sign Sagittarius
Are open-minded, extrovert and gregarious
Most energetic and so
Are quite likely to row
As fast as they can- and they're serious :!:

Wishing all FS the compliments of the season.
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:34 am

Capricorn: December 23 - January 20

If you’re of a practical bent
Down to earth, whether lady or gent
There’s a chance you were born
Under sign Capricorn
And whatever you do is well meant

A Happy New Year to all FS
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:34 am

Aquarius: January 21 - February 19

Aquarius people are shy
From intellectual pursuits get their high
They increase mental strength
By discussing at length
Those topics that pass others by
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:36 am

Pisces: February 20 - March 20

You're adrift on a raft on the high seas
Sharks circle, you're starving: grave crises
But nil desperandum
There'll be a good outcome
At the end of the day you're a Pisces
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Paul Victory » Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:55 pm

I have a pair of tickets for the Spurs-Huddersfield game on Saturday, but my flight tomorrow afternoon has been cancelled and later flights that would get me to the match in time are all full. So I've had to cancel. :evil:

If anyone is interested in the tickets, please send me a pm. I don't want any money for them, I'd just hate to see them go to waste. One of them is a senior (over 65 ticket) Of course, there's always the possibility that the match will be postponed if the upcoming weather is even worse than anticipated.

I felt that a Limerick would be an appropriate way of expressing my frustration. Apologies for the poetic licence in using imperfect rhymes.

Paul V

They say March comes in like a lion
And they're certainly truthful this time
The beast from the east
Has brought us to our knees
And prevented our airplanes from flyin' :evil:
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:20 pm

Sorry to hear about your predicament, Paul. I hope that someone can take up your offer and that the match can take place.
I don't envy your experience of the "beast from the east". It's a pleasant 24C here. After 10 years living in Australia's warm climate a touch of frost might see us off!
Liked the limerick. Now that I've submitted the final star sign limerick in the series it will be back to some zany stuff on a variety of topics for the rest of the year.
Watch this space.
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Paul Victory » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:54 pm

Thanks Philip

I have to say that with our daughter living in New Zealand, the idea of moving to the Southern Hemisphere is quite appealing. But we have two sons (and loads of siblings, nieces and nephews, etc.) living in Ireland and the UK, so we're unlikely to uproot ourselves in the near future.

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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:01 pm

To the man in the street please explain
Cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, blockchain
He's familiar with cash
Also bangers and mash
But these financial terms are arcane
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Paul Victory » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:12 pm

If you have loads of money to spare
Or if you just don't really care
Whether you lose your shirt
Or whoever gets hurt
Then buy some bitcoin, if you dare!
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:19 am

The new season will soon be upon us. Good fortune to all :!:

Some regard it with awestruck approval
But a six pack is inconsequential
When before your eyelashes
The word ROW briefly flashes
Then you need just technique and strength mental
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:31 am

Does cricket soothe the fevered brow :?:

Now and then you may feel altogether
Quite close to the end of your tether
At times such as these
Enjoy wine and cheese
To the sound of some willow on leather.....
.......but not sandpaper [-X
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:12 am

Taurus the bull gave a bellow
A cantankerous beast, never mellow
He was prone to rampage
A sign of his age
Of the Bullingdon Club was a fellow
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:59 am

A former dentist, by name Phil McAvity
As regards patient care didn’t have it he
Had no bedside manner
Used his drill like a spanner
So they named him the Duke of Depravity
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Re: An Extra Limerick

Post by Pepe » Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:18 am

Who'd be an Australian Prime Minister?
Sliding down from an upper floor banister
A pole at the base
Abruptly cuts down one's pace
Giving rise to a fate worse than sinister :twisted:
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