--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "feste37" <feste37@...> wrote:
>
> We need to compile an authfriend lexicon that will help others
> to  understand her. In this case "making a fool of yourself" 
> means "writing something I don't agree with."

And now you just made a fool of yourself again, feste.
Go back and look at my original post

> In doing so we need to acknowledge the fine work already done
> in this field by Turquoise B, a brilliant, pioneering scholar 
> of "authfriend speak," which we might define as a language 
> developed entirely to browbeat and humiliate other people. 

What is this compulsion to make yourself look stupid 
lately, feste? As if I could ever come anywhere near
the ability of Barryspeak to browbeat and humiliate.

You are way out of your league here, feste darling.



 
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "feste37" <feste37@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Share, darling, you did not make a fool of yourself. That was
> > > just authfriend's malicious spin.
> > 
> > Yeah, sorry, but she did make a fool of herself, in two ways.
> > First, she didn't make any effort to find out what the video
> > was that emptybill was talking about and just jumped in with
> > something wildly inappropriate to the context.
> > 
> > And second, what she was babbling about was, on its own
> > terms (as Ann explained), stupidly chauvinistic, a dopey
> > notion she picked up without asking herself if it made any
> > sense.
> > 
> > This wasn't the most egregious instance by any means of
> > her making a fool of herself, but it *was* typical. If you
> > really want the best for Share, feste, you need to let her
> > take her lumps instead of trying to protect her from
> > herself and from reality. You aren't even showing her any
> > *respect* when you do the latter.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > 
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long <sharelong60@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Yep, obviously I'm still learning how to communicate online in a 
> > > > noninflammatory way.  Judy, I'm sure I've made a fool of myself prior 
> > > > to today and am equally sure that I will do so again in the future.  
> > > > Ann, neither Edwin nor I were criticizing dirty fighting.  Which I 
> > > > thought, albeit wrongly, that the explanation explained.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > ________________________________
> > > >  From: awoelflebater <no_re...@yahoogroups.com>
> > > > To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > > > Sent: Thursday, December 6, 2012 8:40 AM
> > > > Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: More Opera 12.04.12 to feste and emptyB
> > > >  
> > > > 
> > > >   
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long <sharelong60@> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > feste, we adore you for adoring us and emptyB, we adore you for 
> > > > > having a healthy respect for our trickiness which of course we had to 
> > > > > develop to survive living with those big strong hairy cavemen prone 
> > > > > to slinging us over their shoulder.
> > > > > 
> > > > > In his workshop music man Edwin Coppard from Victoria teaches that 
> > > > > since cave days, women fight dirty.
> > > > 
> > > > And do you believe that/him? Sounds like a funny sort of man's (n this 
> > > > case the man being Mr Coppard) viewpoint. How about looking at it that 
> > > > because women are, generally speaking, less physically strong than men 
> > > > they have to rely on their wits more and of course this would apply 
> > > > mostly to days gone by when physical threat was more common in daily 
> > > > life. To hide one's young from a predator would involve elements of 
> > > > foresight, the ability to be spontaneous and creative to find ways of 
> > > > escaping the jaws of some hungry mountain lion as well as a huge degree 
> > > > of courage. To use a term to lump all of these characteristics into one 
> > > > descriptive word like "dirty" is patently ridiculous and shortsighted, 
> > > > even underhanded. Talk about 'fighting dirty'. Just another person 
> > > > putting a negative spin on what could be otherwise construed as 
> > > > positive in the opposite sex.
> > > > 
> > > >   We had to have strategies and abilities to protect the young 
> > > > because we were the last line of defense when the men of the tribe were 
> > > > off hunting or warring.
> > > > 
> > > > We would have been the FIRST and far from inferior line of defense 
> > > > since the men were gone and might have been the first line even if they 
> > > > had been present.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Edwin still has a bit of a Cockney accent and he used much more 
> > > > > colorful language which I will leave to everyone's imagination.  
> > > > > If only to spare Buck who makes me smile just about every single day 
> > > > > (-:   
> > > > 
> > > > Yessiree, that Buck certainly makes me shake my head in wonder, every 
> > > > day. Can you imagine if he was our first line of defense against some 
> > > > marauder? "Now ladies, relax, just close your eyes for 20 minutes and 
> > > > all will be fine. If you find yourself dead in the next 20 seconds it's 
> > > > because there just weren't enough of us meditating right now. Now shoo, 
> > > > you nasty cougar."
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > ________________________________
> > > > >  From: feste37 <feste37@>
> > > > > To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > > > > Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 8:04 PM
> > > > > Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: More Opera 12.04.12
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > >   
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "emptybill" <emptybill@> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Wonderful performances.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > That mad scene should be a snap-shot for men
> > > > > > thinking these divas would be simple to deal with
> > > > > > by a fool - a snap-shot of their own bloody corpse
> > > > > > that is.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Feste, be warned. They wouldn't just cut your
> > > > > > heart out but also put a grenade under your
> > > > > > body to greet anyone rolling you over.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I know. Mess with them and you're history. That's why I adore them so 
> > > > > much. 
> > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Three Netrebko videos...
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > "Quando m'en vo" ("Musetta's Waltz") from Puccini's La Boheme
> > > > > > > (Not such a great aria for a concert performance; you really
> > > > > > > need the staging for it to come across, but she sings it
> > > > > > > nicely.)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWnWivspwRE
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > "Sempre libera" from Verdi's Traviata
> > > > > > > (From the new Met modern-dress production--a rather outre
> > > > > > interpretation of Violetta, but it shows off her acting
> > > > > > > ability.)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFJJ1zFBWgY&feature=endscreen&NR=1
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > "Mad Scene" from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
> > > > > > > (Lucia has just killed her bridegroom. A conventional
> > > > > > > production, but the staging of this scene is excellent,
> > > > > > > and her performance is blood-chilling. It's a long
> > > > > > > scene, over 10 minutes.)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX2r8ps9pUg
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "emptybill" emptybill@ 
> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Hah! Yeah … she's like napalm.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > But image living with someone with such talent and charisma.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Might easily end up like the performance by Dmitri Hvorostovsky 
> > > > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > Renee Fleming in post #328213.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "feste37" <feste37@> 
> > > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Hotter than hot! There definitely was some cleavage, btw. You 
> > > > > > > > > must
> > > > > > > > have nodded off before they got it, you poor old bastard.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "emptybill" emptybill@
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Oh yeah?
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Here is an Anna Netrebko interview where she shows no 
> > > > > > > > > > cleavage
> > > > > > but
> > > > > > > > ...
> > > > > > > > > > it also is "so hot".
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > No wonder that video with Dmitri stopped before their actual
> > > > > > kiss.
> > > > > > > > But
> > > > > > > > > > it was on the other video that I saw ... And the audience 
> > > > > > > > > > loved
> > > > > > it.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=UgpVoMPGbUA
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > <http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=UgpVoMPGbUA>
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "feste37" <feste37@>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Nice, but not enough cleavage, which is an essential part 
> > > > > > > > > > > of a
> > > > > > > > female
> > > > > > > > > > opera singer’s repertoire, 
> > > > > > > > > > don’t you think? In
> > > > > > this
> > > > > > > > > > regard, the divine Cecilia does not disappoint in the 
> > > > > > > > > > following
> > > > > > > > clip,
> > > > > > > > > > especially given the tantalizing possibility of a wardrobe
> > > > > > > > malfunction,
> > > > > > > > > > which unfortunately not quite happen (but watch the shoulder
> > > > > > strap):
> > > > > > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaKX21earkk (Oh, yes, the 
> > > > > > > > > > > aria
> > > > > > is
> > > > > > > > good
> > > > > > > > > > too.)
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > My favorite Cecilia is this:
> > > > > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2IeGgk_06I
> > > > > > > > > > > It’s an aria from a Vivaldi opera and 
> > > > > > > > > > > she uses it as an
> > > > > > > > encore.
> > > > > > > > > > It’s breathtaking, sensational. I defy 
> > > > > > > > > > anyone to keep
> > > > > > still
> > > > > > > > while
> > > > > > > > > > they watch it. It’s Baroque rock.  And 
> > > > > > > > > > just look at her
> > > > > > face
> > > > > > > > when
> > > > > > > > > > she is finished.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Cecilia is the sort of voluptuous Italian woman that men 
> > > > > > > > > > > would
> > > > > > > > love to
> > > > > > > > > > have in the kitchen and bedroom. She might be a bit of a 
> > > > > > > > > > handful
> > > > > > > > though.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Elina G made a great Sesto in the live Met telecast of
> > > > > > Clemenza di
> > > > > > > > > > Tito at the weekend. She is so hot.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "emptybill" 
> > > > > > > > > > > emptybill@
> > > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > Two of the best mezzo-sopranos, Elina Garanca and Anna
> > > > > > Netrebko,
> > > > > > > > > > sing
> > > > > > > > > > > > the famous Flower duet (Lakm� Delibes). 
> > > > > > > > > > > > Doesn't hurt
> > > > > > that
> > > > > > > > > > > > they're both as beautiful as the blossoms to which they 
> > > > > > > > > > > > give
> > > > > > > > song.
> > > > > > > > > > > > No wonder men are so easily spellbound.
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf42IP__ipw
> > > > > > > > > > > > <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf42IP__ipw>
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > Also,
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Renee Fleming in a fabulous
> > > > > > performance
> > > > > > > > in
> > > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > > > > palace at St. Petersburg
> > > > > > > > > > > > (a duet from Verdi's Il Travatore).
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV9rE61kodw&feature=related
> > > > > > > > > > > > <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV9rE61kodw&feature=related>
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
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