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"it's something that's hard to figure out but..."
  "Given the prompt..."
"...given the prompt, it makes it easier to figure out."
        -- Judson explains the benefit of booze reviews to Megan as
           she demonstrates the concept to him (January 2021).

I am very fond of this idea (and Frank's others -- with the exception of
supervised naptime).
        -- Matthew G hates freedom...and naptime (February 2021).

"It mostly wasn't terrible."
	-- a ringing endorsement from Chris H. (February 2021).

"[The next meeting] is St. Patrick's day so I will have a beer with me.
I don't make the rules."
        -- Mark S, just following the 'when in Ireland...' rules (March 2021).

"It's the pinnacle of mediocrity."
        -- Matt approves of a very generic logo (April 2021).

"Oh I'm not competing with anyone's grandma."
        -- Megans's lamington (cake) is good but not quite at the 
           level of Bez's Grandmother's lamington (Bezmas, April 2021).

"I thrive on your criticism."
        -- apparently Katie provides for Alan's needs (April 2021).

"Squirrels have devil-opposite-side-of-tree magic."
        -- Bez explain's Yuri's distrust of squirrels (April 2021).

"They have different strengths; [but] the same weakness: loud!"
        -- Emily's assessment of the Top 4 in the 'loud group' (April 2021).

"I am a killjoy, I know.  A killjoy that gets us first place."
        -- Emily dislikes joke trivia answers that lose points (April 2021).

"If I did have a fever for more cow bell I would have gone to a
Walken clinic."
        -- Bez's immediate response to the question of whether the 2nd 
           COVID-19 vaccination gave him certain symptoms (April 2021).

Appointment today where the dog came in extremely agitated.

Could he have gotten into anything?


Okay well we can do a lot of lab work and it'll be about $400

  He got into my weed.


  And maybe meth

        -- Just another day at the office for Dr. B. (May 2021).

"In other words, 'crab happens.'"
        -- Bez explains the process of carcinization (June 2021).

Our administration is largely incompetent, and I say largely only to be polite.
        -- Loren, ever the diplomat about his employers (June 2021).

"People in the group picked up saying 'to be fair' from me."
  "To be fair, you do say it a lot."
"That's true."
        -- Ray traces phrases and mannerisms in the group,
           Frank provides some justification (June 2021).

"Banning yoga?  It's a bit of a stretch."
        -- Bez reacts to a trivia question (June 2021).

"I considered having some, but it's not supposed to be GREEN, man!"
        -- Shoshe notes that the bottle of Frank's Red Hot Sauce 
           (no relation to me and not mine) was not (June 2021).

"Once you get promoted enough, your weird work schedule is 'quirky' 
rather than 'insubordinate.'" 
        -- Dave L. on using geek pereptions to your advantage (July 2021).

"Someday I will not be cursing Qualtrics.  
And it will not be because of Qualtrics."
	-- Lena's opinion just before more Qualtrics hijinx (July 2021).

The [borrowed LCD Projector] remote isn't working and is covered in some 
sort of goo that I have tried multiple things like soap, oil and alcohol 
to dissolve with nothing really working  to get it off so it scares me.  
I can use the projector without it but what might exactly have happened 
to the remote is the stuff of nightmares.
        -- Anything that could scare Sue, scares me (July 2021).

"Alright...I'll miss you--if you actually leave."
        -- at Kenji's farewell party, Smeri's sympathy is conditional
           (August 2021).

"A dare is a dare."
        -- casually said by a young kid running down the street by me,
           as his sister(?) was yelling at him--and he's right (August 2021).

I have applied all the brute force I have, and my ignorance is wearing thin.  
        -- Pierre deals with the pod scheduling problem (September 2021).

"2020 was a long decade."
        -- Alex summarizes last year (September 2021).

[T]he lack of purpose for floppy boobs in the movie Airplane was its purpose.
        -- Sue concurs with my movie analysis (September 2021).

"This is Ray and Emily.  They're crazy-good frisbee players.
And this is Frank.    He's a good frisbee player, who's crazy."
        -- Jeff T made a nice save with that introduction (September 2021).

"Whiz doesn't mean the same thing in Australia."
        -- Richard M points out that the failed Whiz Tab Android tablet
           might not be as funny down under (December 2021).


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I used to have a few quotes on my home page when I worked at DRI.
Quotes from my DRI home page.

Back before the web, people had .plan files which were visible by others on the same system or on different systems, before security concerns caused people to block remote requets from the finger program. I usually had one or two quotes in my file.

Highlights from my .plan file from OSU.

The Archives

A collection of stuff that I've had for the last 20+ years. Some are quotes from songs, some are amusing quips, some are collections of quotes on a topic or just random, some from friends, some from strangers.
Enter Frank's the Quote Archive

This page last modified Jan 16, 2021.
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