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Andrew Stephens
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Dec 10, 2007, 10:42 AM
 
Before I join ANY religion I need to know only one thing.

Who are we gonna hate and persecute?
     
design219
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Dec 10, 2007, 10:43 AM
 
Originally Posted by Andrew Stephens View Post
Who are we gonna hate and persecute?
That's easy, anyone who doesn't join us.
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Dec 10, 2007, 10:47 AM
 
Originally Posted by Shaddim View Post
Follow Crowley, you get cake & cookies now and when you die.


Uncle Al will save us all, no doubt.
Sorry, don't know who Crowley or Uncle Al are.
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besson3c  (op)
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Dec 10, 2007, 10:53 AM
 
Originally Posted by Andrew Stephens View Post
Before I join ANY religion I need to know only one thing.

Who are we gonna hate and persecute?
People who dislike Steve Guttenberg? Also, we hate and persecute people that hate and persecute, howza bout that?
     
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Dec 10, 2007, 11:22 AM
 
Originally Posted by Shaddim View Post
Follow Crowley, you get cake & cookies now and when you die.


Uncle Al will save us all, no doubt.
Perhaps you're confusing these people with Steve Guttenberg?
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Dec 10, 2007, 11:41 AM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
People who dislike Steve Guttenberg? Also, we hate and persecute people that hate and persecute, howza bout that?
You had me at people.
     
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Dec 10, 2007, 05:48 PM
 
How about this as our symbol? It would look k00L around our necks.
     
besson3c  (op)
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Dec 10, 2007, 06:08 PM
 
Yeah, that would look bad ass - especially if it was the size of a dinner plate. It would say "this thing is so big and inconvenient, but I don't even care, that's how proud I am of my religion!"
     
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Dec 10, 2007, 06:18 PM
 
Everyone should carry their plates every day.

Unless that is inconvenient.
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Was free. Now it's gone. Never to be seen again.
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besson3c  (op)
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Dec 10, 2007, 06:20 PM
 
If it is inconvenient maybe we don't want these people to be a part of our religion?


Wait... should we say that?
     
besson3c  (op)
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Dec 10, 2007, 06:22 PM
 
Here's a pretty kick ass looking plate:

     
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Dec 10, 2007, 06:23 PM
 
You should have missionaries, so I can go to Hawai'i and spread the word at your expense.
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Dec 10, 2007, 06:23 PM
 
Oh, and tithings should be in the form of a 401(k).
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you will understand why I dismiss yours." - Stephen F. Roberts
     
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Dec 11, 2007, 05:02 AM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Hello,

I'm thinking of starting up my own One True Religion (although I'm thinking of going with something like "1TrueReligion" for marketing purposes), and I'm wanting some advice...

1) What should we believe in?

2) How many holidays can we get away with taking, and when should they be?

3) Would you be interested in joining my religion? The more people we have, the easier time we'd probably have with creating new holidays
1. Cthulhu
2. Quite a few - excursions to go looking for the Great Old Ones
3. Only if human sacrifice is allowed
The gene pool needs cleaning - I'll be the chlorine.
     
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Dec 12, 2007, 11:32 AM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Hello,

I'm thinking of starting up my own One True Religion
Starting? I thought the "Bessonites" already existed.
     
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Dec 13, 2007, 11:31 PM
 
Originally Posted by Kevin View Post
Starting? I thought the "Bessonites" already existed.
I think they refer to themselves as "Besson's Fuzzy Wombats".

Actually, they seem to be worshipping you, me, and laminar at the moment though
     
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Dec 16, 2007, 09:39 AM
 
no need to start a new religion. I think this is the church that will meet all your needs.
SubSite - Start
45/47
     
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Dec 16, 2007, 06:34 PM
 
Originally Posted by design219 View Post
Man, it would be hard to top that one the Christians have.
not really. look at <insert a certain holy (literally) persons name here>
     
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Dec 16, 2007, 08:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by brassplayersrock² View Post
not really. look at <insert a certain holy (literally) persons name here>
Swiss Jesus Cheese?

That sounds deliciously sacrilegious...or is that only when you use it to make fondue?
What, me worry?
     
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Dec 17, 2007, 11:18 AM
 
Originally Posted by Chongo View Post
no need to start a new religion. I think this is the church that will meet all your needs.
SubSite - Start
Hmmm... this one is better, maybe:



Let's worship Captain Haddock (from Tintin) - at least he's human...

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Dec 17, 2007, 11:20 AM
 
Originally Posted by Chongo View Post
no need to start a new religion. I think this is the church that will meet all your needs.
SubSite - Start
     
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Dec 18, 2007, 05:27 PM
 
Here's a little something for marketing.
"If god gives you lemons, FIND A NEW GOD!"
Join the (insert religion name here) and you'll never get lemons again!
     
besson3c  (op)
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Dec 18, 2007, 05:29 PM
 
Originally Posted by IAmZoraK View Post
Here's a little something for marketing.
"If god gives you lemons, FIND A NEW GOD!"
Join the (insert religion name here) and you'll never get lemons again!

Perhaps we should add a little tag at the end that says:

"and you'll never get lemons again! .... Unless you like lemons, in which case we will hook you up with as many lemons as you can handle!"

Some people like lemons.
     
IAmZoraK
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Dec 18, 2007, 05:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Perhaps we should add a little tag at the end that says:

"and you'll never get lemons again! .... Unless you like lemons, in which case we will hook you up with as many lemons as you can handle!"

Some people like lemons.
haha good idea, anyone wanna make the logo?
     
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Dec 19, 2007, 12:21 AM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Perhaps we should add a little tag at the end that says:

"and you'll never get lemons again! .... Unless you like lemons, in which case we will hook you up with as many lemons as you can handle!"

Some people like lemons.
Our first hymn can be:

'Lemon tree, very pretty;
and the lemon flower is sweet;
but the fruit of the poor lemon, is impossible to eat."

People who like lemons can be an off shoot religion like Episcopalian to Catholicism. (Paraphrasing Robin Williams: Same religion, twice the lemons!)
What, me worry?
     
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Dec 19, 2007, 12:36 AM
 
There are more hymns readymade:
Originally Posted by Fool's Garden
I wonder how
I wonder why
Yesterday you told me 'bout the blue blue sky
And all that I can see is just a yellow lemon-tree
I'm turning my head up and down
I'm turning turning turning turning turning around
And all that I can see is just another lemon-tree

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besson3c  (op)
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Dec 19, 2007, 11:36 AM
 
Originally Posted by Sven G View Post
Hmmm... this one is better, maybe:



Let's worship Captain Haddock (from Tintin) - at least he's human...

I f-ing loved that guy as a kid!
     
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Dec 19, 2007, 05:43 PM
 
haha we need to have like a logo and a flag and stuff, then we can make a bible or something, lol.
     
 
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