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Tumah
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    1. Rival
      Rival
      I'm glad you found that list funny. But I will have you know I haven't actually done *all* the things on it, believe it or not!
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        I believe it!
        Jul 5, 2018
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    2. Rival
      Rival
      Congrats on surpassing 10,000 posts! Because that means something on the internet!
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      2. Rival
        Rival
        ...Again, since some of your posts did a vanishing act. Also, as I've been reminded, since we're not conversing privately anymore, I would like it cleared up that the 3rd party makes that ok? And feel free to delete this comment after the fact if you want.
        Jul 19, 2018
    3. Rival
      Rival
      It's a good thing we can't run out of frubals anymore!!
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        Haha!
        Jun 6, 2018
    4. Rival
      Rival
      That last post was a complete burn! It brings to mind the time you laughed at some of my arguments when I was a xian and your doing that was one of the things that gave me pause to consider them. Perhaps a good debate tactic if utilised in the correct manner!!
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        I just don't like the guy because he calls himself Judeo-Christian.
        May 30, 2018
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      2. Rival
        Rival
        I argued with him about it once, not sure if you saw, because I had beef with it too, but unfortunately he has the freedom on here to call himself a spoon if he likes.
        May 30, 2018
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    5. Rival
      Rival
      I'm not on your profile telling you to look at my posts:likes ratio, I'm just not doing that. Neither am I well wishing you!
    6. YmirGF
      YmirGF
      RE: South Park. How's the elephant? I think I almost wet myself. You are a peach. Be well.
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        Haha! No, it's because Kirran was at some place that had an elephant for a while.
        Apr 19, 2018
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      2. YmirGF
        YmirGF
        I remember but the comment still looked hilarious given that he is a Hindu. :)
        Apr 19, 2018
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      3. Kirran
        Kirran
        For no legitimate reason, I am on Tumah's profile and read this exchange, and wonder what it was about.
        Sep 1, 2018
    7. Rival
      Rival
      When I'm reading a thread and thinking, I am so glad I'm not a Christian anymore making embarrassing arguments haha.
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    8. TrueBeliever37
      TrueBeliever37
      Thanks Tumah,
      When I was saying imperfect I meant it would be incomplete. Isn't that correct?
      To me it looks like it could be translated I AM because I AM or I Exist because I Exist. Is that correct?
      If it was Aleph Hey Waw Hey, how would it be pronounced?
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        I understood what you were saying and I was explaining that the prefix makes it imperfective, not imperfect. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperfect#Semitic_languages

        The middle word "asher" means "that" or "which".

        I do not know how it would be pronounced, the same as I don't know how the Tetragrammaton was pronounced.
        Jan 2, 2018
    9. TrueBeliever37
      TrueBeliever37
      Tumah,
      Can I ask you some things re: the phrase Ehyeh asher Ehyeh?
      It is translated in so many different ways? Aren't the verbs Qal with prefixes making it imperfect. Or can verbs of being, cover past, present, and future tenses.
      Also, is it possible that in the past HYH could have been written HWH, and the sound of the word would have been closer to sounding like the name of God?
      Thanks,
      TrueBeliever37
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        It's imperfective aspect not imperfect tense. It can mean a current and/or future action, not usually past.

        The Y and W are often interchangeable in the writing. I don't see why this one needs to sound more like the Tetragrammaton than any of the other Names of G-d.
        Jan 1, 2018
    10. Rival
      Rival
      You're up late. Could be making hitbodedut instead of RFing! :P Or have I been listening to too many Breslovers again??? :P (In other words, I hope you're doing well).
    11. YmirGF
      YmirGF
      Just thought I'd drop by and thank you for your generous wisdom and interesting posts. I learn something almost every time. Thanks!
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      3. YmirGF
        YmirGF
        Plus, I love your wry sense of humor.
        Oct 7, 2017
      4. Tumah
        Tumah
        Oct 7, 2017
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      5. YmirGF
        YmirGF
        I am an avid cook, but have not branched out into baking. :)
        Oct 7, 2017
    12. Rival
      Rival
      Thanks for all the likes you've given me recently :) makes me smile after my dad has just been berating me for translating psalms (I do this to aid language learning plus devotion). Hope you had a good holiday :)
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      2. Rival
        Rival
        I translate them from Romanian to English to help with the study of the former language. :)
        Sep 26, 2017
      3. Tumah
        Tumah
        Ro..Romanian...?
        Sep 26, 2017
      4. Rival
        Rival
        I have strange loves. But I do French too.
        Sep 26, 2017
    13. Revoltingest
      Revoltingest
      Thanx for fruballing the missing OP!
    14. Rival
      Rival
      When you're attempting to donate money to Chabad for the high holidays and your internet is slow and you forgot your PayPal details. Oyyyy.
      1. Tumah likes this.
      2. Rival
        Rival
        Ok it worked. I donated £10. :)
        Sep 14, 2017
    15. Rival
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        Thank ye kindly.
        Aug 1, 2017
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      2. Rival
        Rival
        We are both talking about the 3rd Temple to two separate members lol. I'm talking to a dude who thinks 'they' (many temples) are in Utah, because Mormons.
        Aug 1, 2017
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    16. Rival
      Rival
      Now I have over 5000 ratings! That's just 45 less than you! ...So I best get a move on then.
    17. Rival
      Rival
      Sorry I had to. Now you have 5000 ratings.
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        May 9, 2017
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      2. Rival
        Rival
        Haha! :D

        Here, have a hat full of coffee :P

        Hope you're well :)
        May 9, 2017
    18. Rival
      Rival
      My heart was in my mouth when I saw you had posted. I was like....IS SHABBOS....Is...in the U.S. Calmed down. Lol.
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        Haha, yeah I just arrived last night. Still have about 2 hours.
        Mar 24, 2017
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    19. Revoltingest
      Revoltingest
      Thanx for the bacon conversion therapy fruble!
    20. Rival
      Rival
      It rained today. Does that surprise you?
      1. Tumah
        Tumah
        If the place you're talking about is Saudi Arabia, then yes, yes it does.
        Mar 19, 2017
      2. Rival
        Rival
        No I'm not in Saudi Arabia; I'm actually in your wardrobe, so that means you have a leak. A bad one. :O
        Mar 19, 2017
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