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1thecardiffgiant
oct. 31, 2013, 11:48 pm

This forum has been opened, not for the purpose of fostering discussion, but rather to ensure the continuance of our sanctum by having a mechanism by which we may keep the club from dormant status. That mechanism is what is called, in common parlance, a 'bump.'

-- BUMP! --

Please kindly refrain from bothering one another.

2benjclark
nov. 1, 2013, 1:30 pm

Harrumph.

3abbottthomas
nov. 1, 2013, 1:39 pm

Shhhh!!

4elenchus
Editat: nov. 1, 2013, 3:57 pm

( looks up, frowns, returns to book )

6dpbrewster
Editat: nov. 14, 2013, 7:04 pm

7eronn
gen. 7, 2014, 12:19 am

(settles into a chair --opens a book)

8Enodia
gen. 7, 2014, 4:39 am

...

9TheoClarke
gen. 7, 2014, 5:39 am

Zzzzzzzz

10MerryMary
gen. 18, 2014, 4:18 pm

*turns another page*

11abbottthomas
gen. 18, 2014, 5:00 pm

Good God!! A woman!!

12MerryMary
gen. 18, 2014, 11:27 pm

Shhhhhhh.

13eronn
abr. 13, 2014, 4:19 pm

phrumph...he is STILL snoring.

14tungsten_peerts
jul. 11, 2014, 6:24 pm

Pure piffle.

15kiparsky
jul. 12, 2014, 1:49 am

hush.

16amanda4242
ag. 18, 2014, 8:16 pm

shhhh

17MerryMary
set. 3, 2014, 8:40 pm

*delicate sigh*

18elenchus
set. 4, 2014, 11:13 am

(turns last page, closes book, sets on table. sips coffee.)

19abbottthomas
set. 4, 2014, 4:17 pm

I do wish you people would stop making so much noise! You are actually members, are you?

20Mr.Durick
set. 4, 2014, 6:52 pm

I had to look. I am.

Robert

21amanda4242
set. 4, 2014, 7:41 pm

*glares at people complaining about noise*

22MerryMary
set. 4, 2014, 11:21 pm

*head nods gracefully in sweet slumber*

23amanda4242
oct. 17, 2014, 5:45 pm

...

24Mr.Durick
oct. 17, 2014, 6:46 pm

 

25amanda4242
oct. 31, 2014, 8:49 pm

26MerryMary
nov. 8, 2014, 12:47 am

*rouses, refills the lantern, settles in with a delicate volume of verse*

27amanda4242
des. 19, 2014, 8:11 pm


28abbottthomas
des. 20, 2014, 6:53 am

Memo to MerryMary - You do not need to refill the lantern yourself, there are club servants for that sort of thing.

29TheoClarke
des. 20, 2014, 10:28 am

Memo to abbotthomas - Please would you use softer paper. The rustling noise is disturbing.

30tungsten_peerts
des. 21, 2014, 9:22 pm

::sniff::

::sniff::

????

31ChadWS
feb. 22, 2015, 11:47 am

*sighs contentedly*

32baoyu
març 2, 2015, 8:34 am

Huh? What? ...

33Taphophile13
abr. 1, 2015, 1:01 pm

Eyelids drooping as
newspaper floats to the floor;
slips into slumber.

34amanda4242
juny 13, 2015, 7:27 pm

35WV-90
juny 28, 2015, 7:58 am

*stifles peace-disturbing yawn*

. . .

36Mr.Durick
juny 28, 2015, 5:53 pm



37Jenni_Canuck
jul. 13, 2015, 8:45 pm

Who is making all that racket? I swear I just heard a pin drop!

38jhicks62
ag. 13, 2015, 3:19 pm

Hold it down, please! Harumph...

39GwenH
ag. 13, 2015, 3:31 pm

sneezes . . . looks around apologetically

40grunin
set. 8, 2015, 2:45 pm

*raises eyebrow skeptically*

41Jenni_Canuck
set. 8, 2015, 3:45 pm

>40 grunin: shhhhhh

42jhicks62
set. 9, 2015, 3:51 pm

Quiet glare at you noisy people...

43Artymedon
nov. 1, 2015, 6:04 pm

aarGl

44Meredy
nov. 20, 2015, 2:43 pm

If you guys can't keep it down...

45John_Vaughan
des. 2, 2015, 11:03 am

The number one rule is that there is no talking, to the point where club members can be excluded for coughing.

46amanda4242
des. 25, 2015, 1:49 pm

*carefully closes one book, silently takes up another*

47bernsad
des. 26, 2015, 3:00 am

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

48MarthaJeanne
des. 26, 2015, 3:28 am

Shhhhhhh! Don't shout in here, please.

49bernsad
des. 26, 2015, 3:30 am

Sorry, don't know what came over me.

50eronn
gen. 10, 2016, 12:58 am

A journal opens softly, for the new year...pen across paper. Dust motes whisper over books.

51amanda4242
abr. 8, 2016, 8:04 pm

52jhicks62
abr. 14, 2016, 2:02 pm

Shhhh!!......

53seongeona
juny 1, 2016, 11:35 pm

*turns the page*

54Meredy
jul. 7, 2016, 9:18 pm

No snoring please.

55jhicks62
jul. 8, 2016, 9:27 am

Nor noisy breathing...!

56jerry-book
jul. 10, 2016, 10:15 am

I crept in. I started thinking but not out loud. I then exited but not noisily like a Brexit.

57amanda4242
des. 22, 2016, 11:18 pm

58Taphophile13
abr. 1, 2017, 12:03 am

A cricket chirping,
falls silent, then chirps once more.
Quiet reigns again.

59jhicks62
abr. 11, 2017, 12:46 pm

(Silently thinking... "I sure wish someone would throw that noisy cricket out...")

60elenchus
abr. 12, 2017, 9:06 am

flips a page

61Jenni_Canuck
ag. 15, 2017, 11:36 am

harrumph

62Enodia
set. 11, 2017, 3:47 pm

Lifts hand silently for a brandy...

63MyWord
nov. 9, 2017, 3:57 am

*intercepts the brandy*

64elenchus
des. 4, 2017, 2:25 pm

turns page

65MyWord
març 13, 2018, 5:44 am

*Mysteriously slumps forward in chair, the brandy balloon falling from her nerveless grasp*

66amanda4242
jul. 6, 2018, 12:22 pm

...

67I-_-I
oct. 1, 2018, 11:03 am

(–˛ — º)

68seongeona
nov. 10, 2018, 3:41 am

*shivers*

69amanda4242
feb. 18, 2019, 2:06 pm

...

70elenchus
feb. 18, 2019, 3:33 pm

Startles, realising the person across the reading room has spilled brandy on the carpet ...

71abbottthomas
feb. 18, 2019, 5:56 pm

Thinks... Probably dead.

72SandraArdnas
feb. 18, 2019, 9:10 pm

Pets the cat and continues reading without so much as a glance.

73jhicks62
feb. 19, 2019, 12:10 pm

Wish that cat would stop purring so loudly...

74amanda4242
maig 10, 2019, 9:40 pm

...

75MyWord
maig 23, 2019, 8:55 am

*Twitches nostrils at a most unpleasant odour in the room...*

76abbottthomas
maig 23, 2019, 9:16 am

From p.83 of the Club Rule Book: Gentlemen members should refrain from urinating in the umbrella stands during the asparagus season.

77kiparsky
ag. 19, 2019, 10:23 am

*Refrains from urinating in the umbrella stands.*

78jhicks62
ag. 20, 2019, 11:58 am

(Notices that the gentleman in that chair over there hasn't moved in a few days...)

792wonderY
ag. 20, 2019, 12:10 pm

>77 kiparsky: *averts gaze anyway*

80SandraArdnas
ag. 20, 2019, 5:40 pm

Notices 'I haven't moved in a few days either'. Continues reading

81seongeona
nov. 4, 2019, 7:46 pm

*watches dust settle on a banister*

82jhicks62
nov. 5, 2019, 12:17 pm

(grumble)....Boy that's some noisy dust...

83amanda4242
gen. 31, 2020, 9:30 pm

...

84SandraArdnas
abr. 19, 2020, 9:58 pm

Zzzzzz...

85arthurfrayn
abr. 24, 2020, 8:49 pm

Ahh...*he said to himself*...

86kiparsky
maig 18, 2020, 4:12 pm

*glares at >85 arthurfrayn:*

87tungsten_peerts
juny 8, 2020, 3:22 pm

'.'

88MyWord
jul. 6, 2020, 6:57 am

*Raises imperious finger to summon waiter; indicates odiferous corpse in nearby armchair; conveys displeasure*

89jhicks62
jul. 8, 2020, 11:00 am

"Hmmmmm..., at least he was quiet", he thinks.

90kiparsky
set. 2, 2020, 8:44 pm

Wishes >89 jhicks62: would think a bit more quietly

91jhicks62
set. 9, 2020, 1:55 pm

...Looks askance at stranger who is wishing too loudly...

92Marissa_Doyle
set. 9, 2020, 4:30 pm

The upper case letters used to name this topic are far, far too loud.

93abbottthomas
set. 9, 2020, 4:44 pm

FOR GOD'S SAKE YOU PEOPLE, SETTLE DOWN!!!

Sorry, sorry, sorry. It's Covid stress. *Offers immediate resignation*.

94SandraArdnas
set. 9, 2020, 4:57 pm

Meditates to regain concentration before returning to her book

95jhicks62
set. 11, 2020, 2:25 pm

Still trying to get heart restarted...

96Marissa_Doyle
set. 11, 2020, 4:08 pm

Only if you're quiet about it.

98amanda4242
oct. 17, 2020, 7:55 pm

99SandraArdnas
oct. 17, 2020, 8:36 pm

◕_◕

100seongeona
nov. 16, 2020, 4:16 am


📖🤔

101amanda4242
gen. 31, 2021, 3:10 pm

102jhicks62
feb. 1, 2021, 2:12 pm

(...looking around to see if anyone else is still breathing in here...)

104SandraArdnas
feb. 11, 2021, 10:38 am

ヽ༼⊙_⊙༽ノ

105Nicole_VanK
feb. 11, 2021, 11:59 am

"We've been trying to reach you about your car's extended warranty"?

106kiparsky
feb. 11, 2021, 12:05 pm

*continues reading with fierce and silent determination in the face of all this racket*

107tungsten_peerts
feb. 26, 2021, 11:00 am

... I may already have won ...

108jhicks62
feb. 26, 2021, 11:04 am

>107 tungsten_peerts: If you have, please keep quiet about it!

109eronn
març 31, 2021, 6:21 pm

creaking leather, softest footfall.

110SandraArdnas
jul. 16, 2021, 3:29 pm

〤◕‿◕〤

1112wonderY
jul. 16, 2021, 3:30 pm

>110 SandraArdnas: **shades eyes**

112sqdancer
oct. 2, 2021, 7:14 pm

zzzzzz

113jhicks62
oct. 6, 2021, 12:37 pm

It was so nice and quiet in here before you started snoring...

1142wonderY
oct. 6, 2021, 1:30 pm

**thinking the same thing**

115Marissa_Doyle
oct. 6, 2021, 3:19 pm

>114 2wonderY: Please remove at least one asterisk from either side of your message. You're thinking too loudly.

1162wonderY
oct. 6, 2021, 8:37 pm

>115 Marissa_Doyle: *hangdog look*

117Meredy
oct. 13, 2021, 1:53 pm

Please, all this commotion. I spoke to you just a minute ago, in 2015.

118jhicks62
oct. 18, 2021, 3:40 pm

...Well, now I've completely lost my train of thought...

119kiparsky
oct. 27, 2021, 1:02 am

>119 kiparsky: Good thing too, it was making a terrible racket.

120Meredy
oct. 27, 2021, 3:43 pm

>119 kiparsky: You may talk to yourself, but voicelessly only.

121LolaWalser
oct. 27, 2021, 4:57 pm

aaa

aaaah

AAA

!!!!TCHOO!!!!

*dies of embarrassment*

122Meredy
oct. 27, 2021, 10:22 pm

>121 LolaWalser: (Whispering) Bye-bye, Lola. It was nice knowing you.

123Meredy
nov. 2, 2021, 1:23 am

(Whispering) Psst, I thought I saw the cobwebs over Lola's nose flutter a little. Is she still breathing?

124Marissa_Doyle
nov. 3, 2021, 5:50 pm

So long as they flutter quietly.

Deucedly noisy things, cobwebs.

125elenchus
des. 7, 2021, 2:17 pm

* Looks up, notices the human approaching*

thinks: is it the librarian? are my materials overdue?

* runs a diagnostic *
* opaques visor *

126jhicks62
des. 22, 2021, 1:59 pm

* noisy spider running across the floor... *

127Meredy
Editat: des. 25, 2021, 4:52 pm

* squiff squiff *

(a little pine-scented air spray to give the illusion of life to the ancient evergreen tree dimly lit up in the far corner, with a few droopy garlands and ornaments still clinging to it)

Happy you-know-what.

128Marissa_Doyle
des. 29, 2021, 3:50 pm

>127 Meredy: That's not an ancient evergreen--it's Higginbotham. The needles falling off the tree made such a racket that we had the staff remove it on the 26th.

Heh. Poor old Higginbotham. Haven't thought of him in years, after he came in here on that New Year's Eve back in '73 intent on jollification. Taxidermy's a wonderful thing.

129eronn
maig 3, 2022, 1:37 pm

rain
drops
crash
and trickle
shhhhhhhhh.........

130IrrationalDM
maig 30, 2022, 10:10 pm

gives the rain a quelling look

131amanda4242
set. 23, 2022, 11:27 am

132andrewv128
Editat: abr. 11, 2023, 1:03 am

Clears throat...harrumph.
Brandy decanter clinks against glass.
Taps pipe against ash tray.

133andrewv128
jul. 17, 2023, 11:09 pm

Logs crackle inside of fireplace.

134amanda4242
Editat: oct. 8, 2023, 10:11 pm

135Meredy
oct. 9, 2023, 9:25 pm

Shh, amanda4242, I can hear you blinking again.

136MyWord
oct. 23, 2023, 11:58 pm

Featherston, the butler, enters on whispery feet, sweeping up cigar ash with a possum-fur brush.

137amanda4242
gen. 4, 2:30 pm

...

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