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Knickknacks, orchids that are, in bloom

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    Well gosh, now I'm confused...

    We know Sir Speedo has been crowned, but now I'm not sure if it's for the silly thing, or for the Speedo, or for his nose...although I did have a friend who did weigh-ins at sailing regattas and she said that the guys' noses often resembled their look in their undies ...well no...I don't quite remember what she said...oh, never mind!

    But, er...ah...your Tallness, or...ah... your Highness, that is, I'm thinking maybe a tracyanum might bet a better use of misspent funds than overpriced Catts...

    HRH of Sillies

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper
    Well gosh, now I'm confused...



    HRH of Sillies



    Uhh, Julie, we already KNEW that!!

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    Thanks for sharing your cymbidium pictures Hoa. I'm very envious as we have a very hard time here getting these to bloom, so we don't get to see them very often and wow are yours just gorgeous.

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    Hi Eve,
    I am glad that you enjoy the cymbidium pictures. Maybe I will take more pictures this weekend and have a cym parade in this thread. In California, we take cyms pretty much for granted but in other parts of the country, it is not easy to flower these guys. We had a pretty warm winter this year in Southern Cal so my cym flower crop is not so great. Thanks for looking and comments!
    Julie, good tracyanum plants are hugemongous! So beware!
    BTW, I thought I was crowned as Speedo King because I was only slightly silly. And what's up with the nose joke from your friend? What did she mean? I am very innocent! Hehehe!
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    Some racing sailboat classes have weight limits for total crew weight. At the top international regattas, crews will try and get as close to the max allowed without going over, so no one wants to get weighed in their clothes.

    My friend Susan loved volunteering to do the weigh-ins, because she got to stare at guys in their underwear all day. Personally, I think that can be more scary than exciting, given some of the guys that race...

    The Italian and French teams were her favorites. I think partly because of physique, and partly because they wore the skimpiest thongs.

    After one long day of weigh-ins she announced a discovery that she had made: that the profile of a guy's nose usually matched the profile of him in his underwear...or Speedo.

    Is it true?

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    Oh dear ...
    Julie! Your friend is just obsessed with the male species' body part! I simply don't believe that could be true for an instance. How could that be? There seems to be a lot of subjective speculation/wishful thinking on her part, I bet! We are treading vicariously toward an X-rated discussion ... Oh dear ...

    Anyway, thanks for the tibits about racing sailboats! Hehehehe!!!

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    Well, yes Hoa, she clearly is obsessed with it, but I think that's because it's such a novelty in her life!

    As for the phalacy - sorry, I meant falacy, of her theory, consider the nose and the ...er...other part...both apical meristems as such (although some might argue one is a floral meristem, and there is somthing to be said for it possibly being a root meristem, if one uses a root cap for protection). Anyway, both contain the same genetic material ...among other things... so I think it's completely possible her hypothesis is valid.

    Of course more experimental data will need to be gathered, and I for one am not offering! I just hate staring at men's noses...

    Julie

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    Default Cymbidium Fuss 'Flamenco' HCC/AOS

    We will have a little cym parade in this thread before it is all over for the year!
    I really like the dark mulberry color on this one!
    The cym parade is especially for Eve since she likes mines much! I wonder where she is of late?
    Cheers. Hoa.
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    Default Pretty in pink but a NOID

    I lost the tag on this one unfortunately though. Bright pink color! So beautiful!
    Cheers. Hoa.
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    Default Cym. Via Mar Tranquila 'Mount Cook' B/CSA x Cym. Hazel Tyres 'Santa Maria'

    Very nice blush pink variety! Big blooms though!
    Cheers. Hoa.
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