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Author Topic: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe  (Read 3613 times)

daddydave

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On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« on: March 16, 2012, 12:30 PM »
You know the classic Stephen Crane poem (circa 1899)

A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"However," replied the universe,
"The fact has not created in me
"A sense of obligation."


This has been kicking around in my head lately, with variations. There have been a few "heavy" threads lately, and I have wanted to balance it out a little with something on a lighter note. Please add your own variations!

Modern Version

A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"Your call is very important to us," said the universe.

Selective Indifference

Lady Gaga said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"I can't hear you," said the universe.
"I'm listening to Adele on my iPod."

The Tables Are Turned

The universe said to a man:
"Sir, I exist!"
"However," replied the man,
"The fact has not created in me
"A sense of exploration."



Every zoo is a Shih Tzu

mahesh2k

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2012, 12:46 PM »
How dare you to disrespect lady gaga? *Calling all gaga fans, code red - insult on forum indexed*  ;D

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2012, 01:32 PM »
Inevitable Reponse

A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"Yes," said the universe,
"and there's already a thread on DC about it"

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2012, 02:20 PM »
A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"Yes," sighed the universe,
"you're Renegade, pissed"

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012, 03:10 PM »
^ laughing out loud at that one

Liked the Universe listening to Adele too, seems somehow apt :)
Tom

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2012, 09:29 PM »
The condensed version of the original:

A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"So?" replied the universe

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2012, 09:38 PM »
A man said to the universe:
"Sir, I exist!"
"That's ma'am," said the universe,
"Now go stand in the corner till you learn some respect!"

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2012, 10:59 PM »
The universe does not have corners, Sir.

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2012, 02:11 PM »
The universe does not have corners, Sir.

It does now.

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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2012, 05:39 PM »
It does now.

yes ma'am ;) :D
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Re: On a lighter note: A Man Said to the Universe
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2012, 06:56 PM »
 ;D