Thursday, June 29, 2006

6.30- lunch

"no, not really is pretty rare"

-Cody Kitchens responding to a Chinese friend he met in Shanghi who asked him if his English name, Nickel, was a common English name.

"I chose it because it is a very strong plant, and I wanted a strong name"

-Duckweed, another Chinese friend, answering Cody's inquiry to the origin of his name.

6.29- office

"if anyone could think on a Jr. High level it's you"

-Kevin, I think, trying to encourage me about a talk to Jr. High students that I was preparing for.

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

6.28- driving around

"that places harbors the biggest imbeciles in this whole town"

Kevin after listening to a story about a guy I was talking to at the Jupiter House (coffee shop) who was informing me that he and the rest of the Jesuits have always known that Jesus was obviously married to Mary Magdalene and that the Order of the Scion is ABSOULTULY real.

6.27 my office

"really? that's strange because we just had all of the 2008 student records deleted this weekend."

-my network administrator seeing the strange coincidence after I told him how proud I was of myself for solving a problem I had by manipulating some data in our GIANT database, all by myself. Turns out I actually deleted 200+ one of a kind, very complex records in our student database.

note bene:

in Access when you delete a record in a query you are also deleting it from the original table. CUIDADO!

Monday, June 26, 2006

6.26- Wildflower festival

“Do you know how many books I’ve read on how to do this?... None!”

-The Daskam's exibit neighbor explaining that making candles out of rocks don’t take no book learnin’.

Thursday, June 22, 2006

6.22- office

"I put it down that you are requesting a Hummer instead of the coupon"

-the phone lady at the Dr. Pepper company reading back Kevin's request that he would rather have the promotional Hummer instead of the free Dr. Pepper coupons that she was offering us because of our apparently "bad batch" of Dr. Pepper.

start at 6.21 to better understand the context of these quotes

6.22- front desk

"I'm sorry I doubted you"

-Kevin upon participating in his own taste test in an attempt to rebut the claims made in yesterday's "quote farm"

Wednesday, June 21, 2006


"you can't pull that kind of crap here, this is Texas"

-upon realizing that the new Dr. Pepper (23 flavors) can, actually does taste different. The truth was found out after conducting a blind taste test comparing the old Dr. Pepper and the new.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

6.20- my house

"he got hooked up, and he hooked up are very different things"

-Nicole teaching Jeff the subtleties of slang grammar, after he said he heard that Darren "hooked up" at his artshow.

Monday, June 19, 2006

6.19- dinner

"I don't know, I just made it means normal"

-Brian Daskam responding to the question "what does submerged mean", after he asked Brandon to describe an author as "emergent, emerged, or submerged".

click on the picture for a better read of the captions

Friday, June 16, 2006

6.16- Daskam's

"baby, I will tase you"

-Keri Daskam consoling Brian as he laments that if he did get a taser he wouldn't have anyone that would be willing to tase him.

Thursday, June 15, 2006

6.15- TAMS orientation

"He can be "emo-Socrates" all he wants, but I would tell him to cheer up."

-a TAMS student helping her classmates come to the true understanding of Plato's allegory of the cave.

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

6.14- world cup

"I think you will be dieing"

-Ali a Saudi guy I met, telling me what happens went the liberal speed limits of desert driving and camels meet going 120mph.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

6.12- wildflower festival

"all these stones are indigenous to the countries they come from"

-a sales person making an irrefutable sales point.

thanks to the Daskams for always
being on the lookout for good quotes

the quote farm

6.13- outside

"it is so hot, it makes me want to vote for Gore"

-Kevin Roden walking across campus suddenly understands what the new hip "green gore" has been saying, and he didn't even have to see the movie.

ps. sorry for the lack of quotes. big work week last week

Monday, June 05, 2006

6.5- friend's house

"you are not nearly as big as that dress makes you look"

-my sensitive and loving friend John to his pregnant wife as she tries on an unfortunate bridesmaid's dress

Saturday, June 03, 2006

6.3- internet

"where they come from"

-an anthropologist posting his findings on toothpastefordinner's MySpace page.

Friday, June 02, 2006

6.2- friend's house

"technology has made a whore of me, I must absolve myself of it…or maybe excommunicate myself?"

-Mark's response when a "Facebook" form asked him why he was canceling his account.

Thursday, June 01, 2006

6.1- Roden's house

"No, they’re pheasants"

Mark L's response when asked if those were sharks on his pajama pants by a budding taxonomist.