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If someone wants to give me the time index I'll listen to him, but I am not going to listen to the whole damn thing again.

Zap to 5:35

The transcript (link below) reads “headquarters”, though it does sound more like “hate quarters”, particularly because his “d” sounds too much like a “t”.

http://www.solopassion.com/node/8381

That's good enough for me. I'm arrogating to myself. Might be a nice variation on Slop, etc. While I'm at it I'll take Hidequarters too - that's where a lot of people are...

Thank, you, PERIGO!

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He is definitely saying headquarters.

Here is a chart of the standard English vowels arranged by where in the mouth they are pronounced:

English_vowels.png

Standard British ("Received Pronunciation") and General American agree on the following pronunciations:

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border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɛ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bed[vn 1]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">æ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bad[vn 2]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɒ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">box[vn 3]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɔː</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">pawed[vn 4]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɑː</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bra</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ʊ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">good</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; "></td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">booed[vn 5]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ʌ[vn 6]</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bud</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɜr</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bird[vn 7]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ə</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">Rosa's[vn 8]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɨ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">roses[vn 8][vn 9]</td></tr><tr><th colspan="2" style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(222, 222, 222); text-align: left; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">diphthongs</th></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">eɪ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bayed[vn 10]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">oʊ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">bode[vn 11][vn 10]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">aɪ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">cry[vn 12]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">aʊ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">cow[vn 13]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɔɪ</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">boy</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ʊər</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">boor[vn 14]</td></tr><tr><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">ɛər</td><td style="border-top-width: 1px; border-right-width: 1px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-left-width: 1px; border-top-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-right-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-bottom-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-left-color: rgb(170, 170, 170); border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; padding-top: 0.2em; padding-right: 0.2em; padding-bottom: 0.2em; padding-left: 0.2em; ">fair[vn 15]

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Note that the standard vowel [ɛ] of head is typically raised toward the [ɪ] of hid in the New Zealand dialect. The pure sound [e] of French été, Spanish bebe and German geht lies between the sounds [ɛ] and [ɪ]. (See the chart above.) And in standard British and American English, the long /e/ of hate is pronounced [eɪ] with the /e/ sound gliding off into a 'y' like sound - a combination called a diphthong. Perigo doesn't raise his "head" all the way to "hid", but he does produce an intermediate vowel which sounds between the two. The following /d/ also has the effect of lengthening the vowel. All of this makes it sound like the vowel in hate.

As far as his consonant, Perigo does use a /d/ and not a /t/, but this sounds odd to Americans, because we actually say /hegkwarders/ and his clearly enunciated /d/ sounds closer to a /t/ to us because of it.

All this may go to show why my first comment on this thread was "what beautiful consonants - what godawful vowels."

Edited by Ted Keer

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Oh, and to tell New Zealanders from Australians, listen to their [ɪ] sounds as in fish and chips. If these sound high and long () like feesh and cheeps then they are Australian.

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Yet...yet...Dennis Hardin, Diana Hsieh...they're both Doctors... I don't even want to know what Rumsfeld-s middle name is...get those yaks back in the pasture!

I figure it will probably look better if I just tell you now. Someone else will discover it soon enough. Donald Henry Rumsfeld. Pure coincidence, I assure you.

And it is undoubtedly true that you have never seen me in the same room with Diana Hsieh. But I can explain that. You see. . . She would probably never go to a conference or lecture that would allow tolerationists like me as a guest. There. That should explain it. No, really. . .

Of course, of course that explains it. Heh, heh. Just a coincidence, like the fact that oh I don't know, David Hassellhoff is said to be in "rehab" whenever you are out and about in public...isn't it ridiculous the silly things people notice....

David Hasselhoff? You have to be kidding. . .

Just because I have her (insufficient memory to display photo again) on speed dial??

I've got lots of people on speed dial. I need a drink.

Let's hope he's passed out. He is toying with my terror now, sending coded messages. That girl is a Canadian.I turned on the computer this morning and this topic had 666 readers - the NUMBER OF THE BEAST. I hurried trembling to work, averting my eyes from the Donut Hut though I was hungry.

I am no longer afraid of Rumsfeld because DH has probably eaten him by now,since he's served his purpose.And I know the Hoff would never hurt a fly since he could not reach one. I'm still scared of Diana Hsieh though, more than ever, but who isn't.

One good sign, no goats or elk on the road.

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“Never had a Rummyburger, before. Thanks, Hoff. Delicious! What did you say was in it?”

Laughing too hard for good response. Must regroup. (I have a group too and they're vegetarians...or something).

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I started watching the Perigo video.

The way it started aesthetically, it reminded me of the rap music culture.

I am this... I am that... I am this... I am that... (I'm a bad mother... Others better watch out... yadda yadda yadda)

I listened for a few minutes and wondered if it was ever going to get any better.

So I went to the link where he posted the text and skimmed it.

Nope, it doesn't get better. Gangsta rap with a white NZ accent, different music and no rhymes.

I yawned and turned off the video.

Michael

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Gangsta rap with a white NZ accent, different music and no rhymes.

And no hand gestures!

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I'm a few minutes in, and this show's already gone to pot! stoned-smile-drugs-are-bad.gif

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He looks like he's wearing a bathrobe!

Where, you mean over the hairshirt?

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He looks like he's wearing a bathrobe!

Where, you mean over the hairshirt?

It's the exact same clothing that he wore for the first show. I wonder if he ever washes it.

J

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The Hollywood North Foreign Web Critics' Association presents:

BEST OF THE WEEK 2

Wow! Another week has tiptoed past, and what a week it was. As you see we now have a proud sponsor, the HNFWCA, and would also like to thank and acknowledge the consultancy group which we hired at great expense, the WiseSmartSage Agency, who ensure that the Awards maintain a rigid standard of subjectivity and inconsistency.

So here's this week's best and brightest:

HELPING HAND AWARD

Who says Objectivists aren't benevolent? Not we! Look how a senior philosopher (the Ultimate Philosopher, in fact) took time to reach out to a newbie:

"There's a big problem with people not "getting it"....are you familiar with Sciabarra's works? A good understanding of (his works) is absolutely essential to "getting" Rand as a philosopher. That, or a well-developed familiarity with Leonard Peikoff's lecture courses,but those are a lot more pricey and I wouldn't expect you to buy them at this point."

- Chris Cathcart to Daniel Barnes, Rand and Aesthetics 4 thread, ARCHN blog.

BEST GRATUITOUS USE OF EYE CANDY

Tie: Dennis Hardin and Ninth Doctor, Objectivist Living

LIGHT UNDER BUSHEL AWARD

Too often thoughtful, insightful, infrequent contributors are not responded to or ignored altogether; but not by us. This week's award goes to an underappreciated but uniquely valued by us OL member, Mr. Bill Cotes.

BEST USE OF QUOTATION

"Jane, you ignorant slut"

- Michael E. Marrotta, characterizing a comment of Jeff Riggenbch's on Xray, Objectivist Living

EAGER ANTICIPATION AWARD

Question queue for the Rationally Selfish Webcast, Noodlefood. Another whole week till we know the crucial answer to "Is it moral to lend a friend a book?" Wish it were sooner. My friend is on the verge of giving up and just going to the library.

FEEL-EVEN-BETTER AWARD

PERIGO! has "hit its stride after only two strides" (SOLO)and was even more awesome than last week, if that were possible.

This week's winners will receive fabulous gift baskets courtesy of our fine sponsors. Well done, everybody, keep up the good work and don't ever change!

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The Hollywood North Foreign Web Critics' Association presents:

BEST OF THE WEEK 2...

What? There's no I'M-ABOUT-TO-HERNIATE-THE-ONLY-SHIRT-I-OWN AWARD for this week?

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The Hollywood North Foreign Web Critics' Association presents:

BEST OF THE WEEK 2...

What? There's no I'M-ABOUT-TO-HERNIATE-THE-ONLY-SHIRT-I-OWN AWARD for this week?

Complain to the Academy. They take bribes.

Maybe Perogi was subtly illustrating his point about the perverted sex acts.

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To Mr. Cotes (what was your first name again?)

You say your gift basket was empty.We have no way of knowing this is true. The baskets were provided by our sponsors. You don't think we'd go opening them up do you? As far as we know, they were full.

Nobody else has complained.You say there's nothing in there, but maybe you just didn't look hard enough. Check under the lining.

Sincerely,

Awards Committee

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What? There's no I'M-ABOUT-TO-HERNIATE-THE-ONLY-SHIRT-I-OWN AWARD for this week?

Confirmed: he has another shirt. I'm about 2.5 minutes in, so far it's really good this time. He said something that was snobby and elitist a minute ago, but he's rolling out some good quotes. The Mencken one was a winner.

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Welcome!The best of the Objectivish sites just keeps getting better and we just keep getting more properly adulatory! This week we have the honour to present the first

Lifetime Achievement Award - without further ado (we sincerely hope)

Most Boring Perennial Topic

Private Roads, Objectivism Online

Best Moocher

Diana Hsieh, Noodlefood.

Anticipating an upsurge in readership of Atlas Shrugged, the lovely and innovative Dr Mrs Dr is cashing in by providing an annotated Guide to help new readers to read the book, and if they don't like it they don't have to pay. Sounds like a good deal to us.

Best Esthetics Discussion

A side of beef: Malevolent or not?

ARCHN blog

Best description of one O-site by another:

Objectivist Living is a "Mad band of odd bods".-Solopassion

Yesss! Right on.

Stars and Stripes Patriotism Award:

"I don't indulge in foreign bestiality. American sheep are good enough for a red-blooded American man."

Adam Selene. Objectivist Living

Edited by daunce lynam

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Awwww, no George H. Smith quote? I'm disappointed :(

Shayne

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Best description of one O-site by another:

Objectivist Living is a "Mad band of odd bods".-Solopassion

Yesss! Right on.

Definitely a compliment. And fairly accurate too.

Shayne

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tomatoshepard.jpgSelene accepts the award explaining...

I humbly accept this award...

my father the Big Rammer thanks you...

my mother the Big Smiling Shorn Sheep thanks you...

my sister Baa Baa Black Sheep, she is third from the left, thanks you...

and most of all I, the Ewe de Cologne thank you...

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tomatoshepard.jpgSelene accepts the award explaining...

I humbly accept this award...

my father the Big Rammer thanks you...

my mother the Big Smiling Shorn Sheep thanks you...

my sister Baa Baa Black Sheep, she is third from the left, thanks you...

and most of all I, the Ewe de Cologne thank you...

A Ewe! I knew it all along! A secret submissive Top, er, dominant bottom, fragrantly stereotype-breaking herbivore...oh, I give up.

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Awwww, no George H. Smith quote? I'm disappointed :(

Shayne

Shayne,

So are we. The Committee is trying to give him a Lifetime Zinger Award but he persists in saying that his lifetime is not yet over.

I know that together we can persuade him to accept the accolades he so justly deserves.

Edited by daunce lynam

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To Mr. Galt Howard, Roark III, Fronden and Rearden, and many others:

Thank you for your constructive advice on how the "Best of the Week" should reflect the best in mankind and not just pointlessly sneer at those who are truly productive.

The Committee agrees with you that productive activity is not to be sneered at. We admire it and it fascinates us.

We could sit and watch it all day.

Edited by daunce lynam

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Weeks: where do they come from, where do they go, lurking and striking, they ceaselessly flow.....Hunh? No, we weren't asleep...just resting our eyes from

OBJECTIVEST AS FILM REVIEW

The award goes to Noodlefood:

"It was garbage...it gets an F..

"I could have written a far better script and formatted a far superior film. There are dozens of Objectivist writers out there who could have done the same."

Why was it so bad?

"Because Aglialoro is a Kelleyite fool."

Objectivism Online comes up strong this week with two winners:

I AM NOT NOW NOR HAVE I EVER BEEN A COLLECTIVIST AWARD

"[Collectivists] seem nice enough on first contact but underneath the surface is a cauldron of incandescent rage

..hope this thread is relevant and in the correct section"

BENEVOLENT UNIVERSE AWARD

Incandescent Rage division

"My grandmother sent me this [Rand=bashing email]and if she gave it to me in person I would of (sic)slapped her face.

This is a good example of why I HATE the great majority of humanity."

When contacted to comment on her grandson's honour, Grandma shared, "I'm changing my will."

HOTTEST NEW FASHION TREND

Civility Rings, Objectivist Living.

Exquisitely designed by the House of Riggenhandel, these prized accessories are surpassing gold dollar-sign eyebrow piercings as the must-have Spring bling for the brandian Randian!

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BOW UPDATE

The huge buzz created by the backlash against the non-ARIAN abomination of Atlas Shrugged, Part one, has resulted in the creation of the Individualist Estheticians for Part Two,a group of more than 200 specialists whose aim is to craft the movie Ayn Rand would have reallywanted.

INEPT is comprised of prominent Rand scholars, , film professionals and experts who have read the novel at least twelve times, in addition to having read no other novels, and watching a lot of movies.

The first meeting was held in Orange County, California, and we are happy to report that there have been 68 survivors, all but two of whom are expected to make a full recovery.

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For no reason, the BOW committee has received a complaint from the legal representatives of one Leonard Peikoff, in response to which which we unreservedly apologize for characterizing the complainant as "Betty Crocker Peikoff" and will heretofore refer to him as "Dr. Sara Lee Peikoff, Ph.D"

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