A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it

Advertisement

NOT a serious thread 2019 - the return

Status
Not open for further replies.

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Peter, are these your keys? It is false that Chicago was given this name for being windy. It seriously was given this name because of politicians blowing hot air and getting nowhere in their meetings...although it can be windy from the breezes off Lake Michigan!
 
Camino(s) past & future
Us:Camino Frances, 2015 Me:Catalan/Aragonese, 2019

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
I love cannelloni, but this guy is hollow...his conversation won't be very interesting.
HEY...I see I just won nothing again!!!
I make so many replies as a chatterbox and am oblivious that I have an 80% chance of winning without even trying! 🙆
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Um!

I’m gonna leave that alone.

Far too many roads to travel on that line.
No idea what you mean, NYC. I only meant that the words with "like letters" are easily said and pronounced...as in "congrats, camino chrissy". 😐
Oooh, me now thinks you may be referring to titillation..in that case I see where you were going with your reply...
So that's all I'm gonna say about it! 😅
 

nycwalking

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Ourense to Santiago (2019), CF: (2014, 2004, 2002, 2001). On to Fisterra, (2002, 4, 14).
No idea what you mean, NYC. I only meant that the words with "like letters" are easily said and pronounced...as in "congrats, camino chrissy". 😐
Oooh, me now thinks you may be referring to titillation..in that case I see where you were going with your reply...
So that's all I'm gonna say about it! 😅
🙃
 

Bristle boy

If not now...when? If not you...who?...........
Camino(s) past & future
2019
A while back someone posted an information diagram on how to use Spanish Water Closets.
I came across a Japanese version and particularly liked instruction 2. So when In Japan do not dispose of books and your mobile phone down a Japanese toilet.

932A8D3C-EB10-498D-8F64-005B1F4E7507.jpeg
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
So I had to try out #1 (doing a #2) to see why it was prohibited. I see why now. You should squat facing the other way. I hope the janitor won't be too upset.
Numbers 1, 2 and 3 are all hilarious! Looks like the Japanese (or Chinese, or Korean, or...) have the same funny bone as us who partake of the Not serious! 😂
 

Peter Fransiscus

Be a Rainbow in someone else's cloud.
Camino(s) past & future
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
Peter, are these your keys? It is false that Chicago was given this name for being windy. It seriously was given this name because of politicians blowing hot air and getting nowhere in their meetings...although it can be windy from the breezes off Lake Michigan!
They are not mine , didn't know why it was cald windy. Thank you for explaining that. 🙏🌹
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Yeah, the Meseta is quite flat in places; still I recall some hills that made my tongue hang out (while breathing through my nose :p )
Yep, the meseta did have a few big hills. I couldn't concentrate on practicing touching my tongue to my nose skills though...too busy hyperventilating. 😛
 
Camino(s) past & future
Us:Camino Frances, 2015 Me:Catalan/Aragonese, 2019
A young Highlander was hired to work as a sales clerk in a store that sold kilts. One day, as the manager observed, an American tourist came into the store, and asked the clerk if there was a Dunlop tartan, since his surname was Dunlop.

The manager was horrified to see that the young man skipped past the "D's" in the swatch book and showed the gentleman another tartan in the "M's". After the tourist left (and had ordered a kilt), the manager confronted the young man:

Manager: Why did you tell that gentlemen that as a Dunlop, he can wear the MacIntyre tartan?

Clerk: Because sir, the Dunlops have been "macintyres" for years!
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
"Top of the morning" to all you Not Serious people!...Sit a spell and enjoy a cup of joe before you start your day! It will keep you from becoming too "owly" and those around you will appreciate your good mood...only the Irish coffee guy looks truly happy though.😉
Screenshot_2019-09-15-06-13-40.jpg
 
Last edited:

Turga

Camino tortuga
Camino(s) past & future
CF (Aug/Sep 2017)
CF (Aug/Sep 2018)
"Top of the morning" to all you Not Serious people!...Sit a spell and enjoy a cup of joe before you start your day! It will keep you from becoming too "owly" and those around you will appreciate your good mood...only the Irish coffee guy looks truly happy though.😉
View attachment 64874
I think I'm somewhere between regular and double espresso: No milk, no sugar just thick and black o_O

Need more coffee.jpg
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Here is a little video clip I shot of a very hungry turtle grazing on the sea bed out of Kas in Turkey (regrettably not very good quality). After that I had coffee :p
View attachment 64893
Awww, that's nice. Were you snorkeling? I've been an avid snorkeler for years all over the Caribbean. My "sludge" in Turkey was served while on a day tour in Ephesus...our group were taken to a rug factory while they showed us many beautiful high quality rugs, hoping we'd make a purchase and mail one home...i think they thought the complimentary coffee would sway our decision.😂
 
Last edited:

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
No, I was Scuba-diving (I hold the Advanced Divers certificate 😁 )
Duh! How foolish of me...of course you are a scuba diver. On second thought I'm not sure tortoises can swim...you guys are really heavy and don't think you can flap your arms fast enough to get back up to the surface. Good for you taking scuba lessons. I was too chicken to go that deep!
 

Bristle boy

If not now...when? If not you...who?...........
Camino(s) past & future
2019
Duh! How foolish of me...of course you are a scuba diver. On second thought I'm not sure tortoises can swim...you guys are really heavy and don't think you can flap your arms fast enough to get back up to the surface. Good for you taking scuba lessons. I was too chicken to go that deep!
I’ve seen him....

27161DE6-8071-4701-AF6A-89024C5E15D5.png
 

Bristle boy

If not now...when? If not you...who?...........
Camino(s) past & future
2019
Was out in town yesterday and decided to go for a beer.
I stood at the bar next to a smartly dressed man who ordered a double whisky. As the barman put the drink down and, before he could charge him, he lifted it to his lips and with one gulp finished it.
“Make that another” he said and again finished it in one go. This went on about four more times.
I looked at the guy and said “I’ve never seen Anyone drink like that” at which he replied “You would if you had got what I’ve got”.
I was a bit reticent in my reply but asked what it was (thinking it might be serious and terminal) but with a wink he replied.....” a pound”.
 
Last edited:

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Was out in town yesterday and decided to go for a beer.
I stood at the bar next to a smartly dressed man who ordered a double whisky. As the barman put the drink down and, before he could charge him, he lifted it to his lips and with one gulp finished it.
“Make that another” he said and again finished it in one go. This went on about four more times.
I looked at the guy and said “I’ve never seen Anyone drink like that” at which he replied “You would if you had got what I’ve got”.
I was a bit reticent in my reply but asked what it was (thinking it might be serious and terminal) but with a wink he replied.....” a pound”.
Apparently he thought the sign said, "Buy one double and get five more doubles absolutely FREE"!
 
Last edited:
Camino(s) past & future
Us:Camino Frances, 2015 Me:Catalan/Aragonese, 2019
More real estate news that I seem so fond of posting. Should I buy the $700,000 2018/2019 monster house built next door that was finally put on sale this week or move a mile away into the circa 1800 house for $800,000 in the center of town on a lot that was once owned by my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents. If I can swindle three buyers into buying my house instead of one I may be able to afford one or the other.
 

nycwalking

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Ourense to Santiago (2019), CF: (2014, 2004, 2002, 2001). On to Fisterra, (2002, 4, 14).
More real estate news that I seem so fond of posting. Should I buy the $700,000 2018/2019 monster house built next door that was finally put on sale this week or move a mile away into the circa 1800 house for $800,000 in the center of town on a lot that was once owned by my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents. If I can swindle three buyers into buying my house instead of one I may be able to afford one or the other.
If you do wear CC’s guys shirt.

And, pick out one of these dogs.
5548A436-4FDC-4F99-99E2-F09C05AFF609.jpeg
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Absolutely hilarious doggie cross breed list, NYC! 😀
Are you saying that man would then be a cross dresser? 😲
 

Bristle boy

If not now...when? If not you...who?...........
Camino(s) past & future
2019
Hello people! I do miss you, you know that? Just popping in to say hello. Keep the fire going! Autumn turning in, and I hope you all keep well and happy. Be good. Xx
So far it hasn’t been the best of years for Humpty Dumpty. Spring and Summer hasn’t been good for him but something tells me he’s going to have a great Fall.

AD0FD39F-51C2-4DE9-A3DA-675A21128EFA.jpeg
 
Last edited:

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
So far it hasn’t been the best of years for Humpty Dumpty. Spring and Summer hasn’t been good for him but something tells me he’s going to have a great Fall.

View attachment 64951
Very clever, BB, but where's the wall? Oh, I see HD fell off that bench.😂
 
Camino(s) past & future
Us:Camino Frances, 2015 Me:Catalan/Aragonese, 2019
So far it hasn’t been the best of years for Humpty Dumpty. Spring and Summer hasn’t been good for him but something tells me he’s going to have a great Fall.

View attachment 64951
Plenty of times I have wondered why I'm giving up autumn in New England for a camino.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Us:Camino Frances, 2015 Me:Catalan/Aragonese, 2019
Plenty of times I've wondered why I give up a blooming spring 🌹(and my birthday🎂) at home for a camino.
Well, if you stayed home for your birthday everyone will be reminding you that you are getting older but instead you are on camino and getting younger.
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Well, if you stayed home for your birthday everyone will be reminding you that you are getting older but instead you are on camino and getting younger.
True dat! By being away from home, I officially celebrate UNbirthdays...I've had five so far and I'm lovin' it!
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Get on our Mailing list for new products on the Camino Store and news from the Camino Forum








Advertisement

Booking.com

Latest posts

Camino Conversations

Camino Conversations

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Forum Donation

Forum Donation
For those with no forum account, it is possible to donate here as well. Thank you for your support! Ivar

Follow Casa Ivar on Instagram

Most downloaded Resources

When is the best time to walk?

  • January

    Votes: 16 1.2%
  • February

    Votes: 10 0.8%
  • March

    Votes: 56 4.3%
  • April

    Votes: 197 15.0%
  • May

    Votes: 327 24.9%
  • June

    Votes: 95 7.2%
  • July

    Votes: 24 1.8%
  • August

    Votes: 27 2.1%
  • September

    Votes: 379 28.9%
  • October

    Votes: 158 12.0%
  • November

    Votes: 17 1.3%
  • December

    Votes: 7 0.5%

Camino Forum Store

Camino Forum Store
Top
AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks useful features of our website. For the best site experience please disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock