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Title: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Abdul EQ on December 20, 2015, 04:40:27 pm
Dear readers,

     Abdul says Hello.  Something awakened in him this weekend and he just wanted to touch base.
You’ve not heard from him for a few years, have you? Abdul has been away and involved in “religious training.”
He is now better prepared to die; finger on the trigger, and just wanted to preemptively say “I’m sorry.”

No, not that! Abdul is a life-affirming individual. He wouldn't do that. It's just that in light of recent events, he wanted to apologize for his participation.

     When Donald Trump spews hatred to a large crowd, and let me say Donald Trump is FAN-tastic at spewing hatred, bigotry, and xenophobia to large crowds, even the Donald needs sound reinforcement and someone to design a system to get his message across. Someone needs to operate the system, and someone needs to cash the check.

Abdul is sorry.

A-EQ
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Mac Kerr on December 20, 2015, 05:12:32 pm
Dear readers,

     Abdul says Hello.  Something awakened in him this weekend and he just wanted to touch base.

Abdul, we've missed you. I hope your training was not too arduous, you must remain centered and at peace with yourself no matter what you've had to do.

Mac
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 20, 2015, 07:14:08 pm
Seasons greetings and salutations our desert wanderer.

Glad to see you didn't get caught in the crossfire, and have been able to follow our presidential campaign in detail.

May be bird of paradise find your tent and deliver a christmas gift of the three wise men (Johnny Walker, Jim beam, and Jack Daniels). Frankincense, gold, and myrrh jut don't work these days.

JR 
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Hayden J. Nebus on December 20, 2015, 08:36:49 pm
Greetings wise nomad,
You've been missed. Another sermon is long overdue here!

I hope you hit that quote harder than an obstinate camel.

An ancient new jersian parable is applicable here.

Surely a project the size of the Death Star involved numerous civilian  independent contractors. Are they culpably evil or victims of circumstance?  Did Luke Skywalker murder these vendors, or were they acceptable collateral damage? Either way, they were just trying to pay their space mortgage.

There is no light and no dark, there is a broad spectrum. There is also facism. But we all have to eat eventually.

Peace be upon you, he who walks with the Q.

(http://41.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m17oq82Fhv1rnt9nho1_400.jpg)
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Ivan Beaver on December 20, 2015, 08:51:01 pm

There is no light and no dark,


But there are "dark suckers", or better know by the "common name"-light bulbs.

Sorry-I couldn't resist
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Tim McCulloch on December 20, 2015, 08:57:01 pm
Our desert wanderer returns!  Good to hear from you again, Abdul.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Ivan Beaver on December 20, 2015, 09:09:38 pm
Glad to see that the sand fleas in your underwear did not get to far :)
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Craig Hauber on December 22, 2015, 02:09:52 pm
I will admit I'm quite dense at "getting" jokes and some form of humor so someone is going to have to explain to me why this kind of post is allowed (not real name and inflammatory political commenting)
(I figure it must be an inside joke as some of the bigger names on the LAB are going along with it and I've seen the name off and on over the years here)

Just curious that's all (-not being a prick)

Thanks much.


Dear readers,

     Abdul says Hello.  Something awakened in him this weekend and he just wanted to touch base.
You’ve not heard from him for a few years, have you? Abdul has been away and involved in “religious training.”
He is now better prepared to die; finger on the trigger, and just wanted to preemptively say “I’m sorry.”

No, not that! Abdul is a life-affirming individual. He wouldn't do that. It's just that in light of recent events, he wanted to apologize for his participation.

     When Donald Trump spews hatred to a large crowd, and let me say Donald Trump is FAN-tastic at spewing hatred, bigotry, and xenophobia to large crowds, even the Donald needs sound reinforcement and someone to design a system to get his message across. Someone needs to operate the system, and someone needs to cash the check.

Abdul is sorry.

A-EQ
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 22, 2015, 02:28:38 pm
I will admit I'm quite dense at "getting" jokes and some form of humor so someone is going to have to explain to me why this kind of post is allowed (not real name and inflammatory political commenting)
(I figure it must be an inside joke as some of the bigger names on the LAB are going along with it and I've seen the name off and on over the years here)

Just curious that's all (-not being a prick)

Thanks much.
Of course it's not allowed but he's Abdul....   ::)

Perhaps you don't know Abdul? He is grandfathered in, more ways than one.

JR
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Doug Fowler on December 22, 2015, 02:56:49 pm
I will admit I'm quite dense at "getting" jokes and some form of humor so someone is going to have to explain to me why this kind of post is allowed (not real name and inflammatory political commenting)
(I figure it must be an inside joke as some of the bigger names on the LAB are going along with it and I've seen the name off and on over the years here)

Just curious that's all (-not being a prick)

Thanks much.

Abdul is in the crosshairs of an MQ-1, but the payload is secret.  He will be allowed to earn for the time being.  Those of us owning an Abdul EQ T-shirt know of what I speak.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Hayden J. Nebus on December 22, 2015, 03:10:28 pm
I will admit I'm quite dense at "getting" jokes and some form of humor so someone is going to have to explain to me why this kind of post is allowed (not real name and inflammatory political commenting)
(I figure it must be an inside joke as some of the bigger names on the LAB are going along with it and I've seen the name off and on over the years here)

Just curious that's all (-not being a prick)

Thanks much.

big·ot·ry
ˈbiɡətrē/
noun
intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself.

xen·o·pho·bi·a
ˌzenəˈfōbēə,ˌzēnəˈfōbēə/
noun
intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries.

Hatred is perhaps a strong word.

Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 22, 2015, 04:16:27 pm
Abdul is in the crosshairs of an MQ-1, but the payload is secret.  He will be allowed to earn for the time being.  Those of us owning an Abdul EQ T-shirt know of what I speak.

Abdul works in the basement these days...

JR
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on December 22, 2015, 04:38:27 pm
I too am a little confused?... Can someone share with me what this is all about???
 ???
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Riley Casey on December 22, 2015, 04:43:34 pm
What use is a little mystery if not mysterious? 

Welcome back oh mysterious denizen of the deserts, and it is a cool shirt.

 
I too am a little confused?... Can someone share with me what this is all about???
 ???
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Stephen Kirby on December 22, 2015, 05:04:31 pm
I remember Abdul wandering in from time to time in my earlier days here.  Long before things took their turn for the worst.  One must be patient to sift the nuggets from the sands of his posts, but they do materialize on special days.  How those days are determined is on of the great mysteries. 
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Justice C. Bigler on December 22, 2015, 06:15:34 pm
Abdul, you should get one of these shirts for your next gig with The Don, or any other political type person.

(http://vangogh.teespring.com/shirt_pic/3741358/4303671/front.jpg)
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Chuck Simon on December 22, 2015, 06:20:33 pm
I've been a member here since the 90's but somehow I missed Abdul's arrival and presence here.  Welcome, mysterious visitor from the east!
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Doug Fowler on December 22, 2015, 06:23:33 pm
I've been a member here since the 90's but somehow I missed Abdul's arrival and presence here.  Welcome, mysterious visitor from the east!

Abdul shifts as the desert sands.  It is not inconsequential his return coincides with the season finale of "Homeland".
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Henry Cohen on December 22, 2015, 09:30:07 pm
. . . needs sound reinforcement and someone to design a system to get his message across. Someone needs to operate the system, and someone needs to cash the check.

May the check, if it were gold, be enough to strain your camel. And your camel's camel.

Cash first, mix later. (Advice for all political clients, not merely the one in question.)

Good to hear from you Abdul. It's been too long.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Riley Casey on December 22, 2015, 09:53:24 pm
Been there, done that have we? ::)

.

Cash first, mix later. (Advice for all political clients, not merely the one in question.)


Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Charlie Zureki on December 23, 2015, 02:18:57 am
Been there, done that have we? ::)


  Haven't we all?  Hehe.. Money/Promises

  Hammer
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Marjan Milosevic on December 23, 2015, 08:27:45 pm
I am shirtless but i do know of him :-)
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Eric Dodson on December 26, 2015, 12:28:05 pm
Dear readers,

     Abdul says Hello.  Something awakened in him this weekend and he just wanted to touch base.
You’ve not heard from him for a few years, have you? Abdul has been away and involved in “religious training.”
He is now better prepared to die; finger on the trigger, and just wanted to preemptively say “I’m sorry.”

No, not that! Abdul is a life-affirming individual. He wouldn't do that. It's just that in light of recent events, he wanted to apologize for his participation.

     When Donald Trump spews hatred to a large crowd, and let me say Donald Trump is FAN-tastic at spewing hatred, bigotry, and xenophobia to large crowds, even the Donald needs sound reinforcement and someone to design a system to get his message across. Someone needs to operate the system, and someone needs to cash the check.

Abdul is sorry.

A-EQ
Many Many Welcome Backs Abdul.....
I only visit the LAB nowadays as often as rain in the desert.... I see names from the past and now just read their posts out of curiosity.
I must admit.... I have fond memories reading your posts from what seems like long ago.
Your Good humor and mystery makes me smile..
Welcome back; and post often..!
Eric Dodson
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: kristianjohnsen on December 26, 2015, 05:43:34 pm

  Haven't we all?  Hehe.. Money/Promises

  Hammer

As much as I enjoyed seeing The Abdul back, seeing The Hammer back made me smile more.  Season's greetings to you Charlie, I thought about you just the other day - good to see your name pop up!
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Mike Diack on December 27, 2015, 12:16:37 am
I too am a little confused?... Can someone share with me what this is all about???
 ???
Yup, me too.
1 : Why isn't it in the basement?.
2 : Why haven't the BSDs (big swinging ....s) clobbered it like they do any other unfortunate sod who stumbles in here using a handle instead of a real name?.
M
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Mac Kerr on December 27, 2015, 12:51:35 am
Yup, me too.
1 : Why isn't it in the basement?.
2 : Why haven't the BSDs (big swinging ....s) clobbered it like they do any other unfortunate sod who stumbles in here using a handle instead of a real name?.
M

Abdul has been a valued member here from the beginning, and he will continue to be. His information presented with humor will always be welcome. (Or is it humor presented with information?)

Mac
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Bob Leonard on December 27, 2015, 01:32:10 am
The mystery of Abdul wafts through the air like the scent of drying figs in the desert. Many of us have followed his posts, which are always and will always be welcomed. However, few have lifted the veil and gazed upon his wise and knowing face. May he always be in possession of a two humped camel, and may his ride across the dunes be blessed by the sands of time.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 27, 2015, 11:38:41 am
Like a dry dessert wind, the wisdom of Abdul draws the gnats out of the tent.

JR
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John L Nobile on December 27, 2015, 12:51:24 pm
Like a dry dessert wind, the wisdom of Abdul draws the gnats out of the tent.

JR

This whole Abdul thing is driving me gnats. But I do find it humorous. I suppose it's an inside thing that some of us will never enter.
Or perhaps enlightenment will come at the series closer.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Keith Broughton on December 27, 2015, 12:53:50 pm
This whole Abdul thing is driving me gnats. But I do find it humorous. I suppose it's an inside thing that some of us will never enter.
Or perhaps enlightenment will come at the series closer.
I'm kinda watching from the outside as well.
Never quite figured out what was going on. ???
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Ivan Beaver on December 27, 2015, 01:11:14 pm
This whole Abdul thing is driving me gnats. But I do find it humorous. I suppose it's an inside thing that some of us will never enter.
Or perhaps enlightenment will come at the series closer.
Abdul has been around these forums for many years-although not so much lately.

His desert humor is welcomed back (at least by those of us who have been here awhile)

For the "newbies", hang in there-you will succumb to the spells of the desert in his posts.

They don't come often, but are enlightening.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Charlie Zureki on December 27, 2015, 03:39:30 pm
As much as I enjoyed seeing The Abdul back, seeing The Hammer back made me smile more.  Season's greetings to you Charlie, I thought about you just the other day - good to see your name pop up!


  Thank You Kristian !   It is a fine holiday season.  Wishing you and your family a wonder-filled New Year !

   Hammer..
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Scott Helmke on December 27, 2015, 06:45:36 pm
I'm kinda watching from the outside as well.
Never quite figured out what was going on. ???

Abdul-EQ is the wind, and we are the lion.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Ron Hebbard on December 27, 2015, 07:43:15 pm
Abdul's  back, can Turbo the audio goat be far behind?
Oh all you young'uns.  (Like Debbie.)Who's going to be first to grumble about having a goat named Turbo posting on the LAB?
Yes, of course, Turbo is his real name.  [If it wasn't, he wouldn't be permitted to post here, right?]

Ron Hebbard
Toodleoo!
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 27, 2015, 07:54:09 pm
Abdul's  back, can Turbo the audio goat be far behind?
Oh all you young'uns.  (Like Debbie.)Who's going to be first to grumble about having a goat named Turbo posting on the LAB?
Yes, of course, Turbo is his real name.  [If it wasn't, he wouldn't be permitted to post here, right?]

Ron Hebbard
Toodleoo!
I thought turbo moved on, but there may be a turbo jr.

JR
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on December 27, 2015, 08:19:03 pm
Abdul's  back, can Turbo the audio goat be far behind?
Oh all you young'uns.  (Like Debbie.)Who's going to be first to grumble about having a goat named Turbo posting on the LAB?
Yes, of course, Turbo is his real name.  [If it wasn't, he wouldn't be permitted to post here, right?]

Ron Hebbard
Toodleoo!

I love it when someone calls me a 'young'un'……... :D
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Tim McCulloch on December 27, 2015, 08:26:27 pm
I thought turbo moved on, but there may be a turbo jr.

JR

Turbo "moved on" several years ago.  :(

He also wrote an advice column.  His human friend Martin Hackworth is still teaching physics at Idaho St University.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Ron Hebbard on December 28, 2015, 02:50:23 am
While we're recalling Abdul and Turbo, what about the LAB barbeques and photos thereof which were at one point posted on the LAB.
I'm recalling at least two LAB BBQ's, one in the eastern U.S., possibly Florida, and a second somewhat more central and comparatively close to southern Texas.  Amongst the photos of this second LAB barbeque was a picture of a bunch of very stern looking fellows appearing somewhat like they were being photographed for a police line-up.  Included in this particular shot was a VERY nasty looking fellow credited as Mr. Gene Pink of Pink Lighting and Sound.
Can anyone direct me to this credited photo of Gene if it's still available anywhere on line?

Debbie; I'm glad my "young'uns" comment didn't go unnoticed / unappreciated.  I aim to entertain, never enflame.

Toodleoo!
Ron Hebbard

Editted to add a question mark.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 28, 2015, 09:59:39 am
While we're recalling Abdul and Turbo, what about the LAB barbeques and photos thereof which were at one point posted on the LAB.
I'm recalling at least two LAB BBQ's, one in the eastern U.S., possibly Florida, and a second somewhat more central and comparatively close to southern Texas.  Amongst the photos of this second LAB barbeque was a picture of a bunch of very stern looking fellows appearing somewhat like they were being photographed for a police line-up.  Included in this particular shot was a VERY nasty looking fellow credited as Mr. Gene Pink of Pink Lighting and Sound.
Can anyone direct me to this credited photo of Gene if it's still available anywhere on line?

Debbie; I'm glad my "young'uns" comment didn't go unnoticed / unappreciated.  I aim to entertain, never enflame.

Toodleoo!
Ron Hebbard

Editted to add a question mark.
Gene Pink has recently joined an electronic design forum where I'm a mod. http://www.groupdiy.com/ (http://www.groupdiy.com/)..

He's posted pictures of all kinds of interesting stuff, but no selfies yet.  8)

JR
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: David Morison on December 29, 2015, 05:02:36 pm
I aim to entertain, never enflame.

Toodleoo!
Ron Hebbard

You might remember an erstwhile labster by the name of Andy Peters - often used a sig that went something like "insightful and inciteful" - and he wasn't joking about the latter...

Always amuses me when people get bent out of shape by some of the more "robust" rebuttals these days - cos by the old standard they're absolutely nothing  ;)
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Ivan Beaver on December 29, 2015, 06:54:17 pm
You might remember an erstwhile labster by the name of Andy Peters - often used a sig that went something like "insightful and inciteful" - and he wasn't joking about the latter...

Always amuses me when people get bent out of shape by some of the more "robust" rebuttals these days - cos by the old standard they're absolutely nothing  ;)
Damn "political correctness"------
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 29, 2015, 07:24:46 pm
You might remember an erstwhile labster by the name of Andy Peters - often used a sig that went something like "insightful and inciteful" - and he wasn't joking about the latter...

Always amuses me when people get bent out of shape by some of the more "robust" rebuttals these days - cos by the old standard they're absolutely nothing  ;)
Coincidentally Andy is also member over at that design forum too...

No it's not a home away from home for old LABees, but both Andy and Gene know their way around electronic circuits so chime in from time to time about designs.

Andy is not as acerbic there with his responses as he could be here sometimes, but perhaps he has mellowed out some since having a child, or not? Back in the day you needed a thick skin and sharp wits.

JR   
 
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Rob Spence on December 29, 2015, 08:32:13 pm
You might remember an erstwhile labster by the name of Andy Peters - often used a sig that went something like "insightful and inciteful" - and he wasn't joking about the latter...

Always amuses me when people get bent out of shape by some of the more "robust" rebuttals these days - cos by the old standard they're absolutely nothing  ;)

I miss Andy's wit and knowledge.

Anyone heard from him?


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Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Bob Charest on December 29, 2015, 08:35:17 pm
You might remember an erstwhile labster by the name of Andy Peters - often used a sig that went something like "insightful and inciteful" - and he wasn't joking about the latter...

Always amuses me when people get bent out of shape by some of the more "robust" rebuttals these days - cos by the old standard they're absolutely nothing  ;)
I remember...
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Bob Leonard on December 29, 2015, 08:54:36 pm
Coincidentally Andy is also member over at that design forum too...

No it's not a home away from home for old LABees, but both Andy and Gene know their way around electronic circuits so chime in from time to time about designs.

Andy is not as acerbic there with his responses as he could be here sometimes, but perhaps he has mellowed out some since having a child, or not? Back in the day you needed a thick skin and sharp wits.

JR   
 

Thick skin? You needed fucking armor plate.
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Charlie Zureki on December 29, 2015, 09:28:50 pm
Thick skin? You needed fucking armor plate.


  Hehehe...ain't that the truth..

  Hammer

  Hello Bob ! 
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: Charlie Zureki on December 29, 2015, 09:34:43 pm
I miss Andy's wit and knowledge.

Anyone heard from him?


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  Hello Rob et al....

  Andy is alive and well.  His sharp tongue is just as sharp, but more reserved in use.. hehe

   Have a great day!

  Hammer
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Roberts {JR} on December 29, 2015, 09:40:09 pm
I miss Andy's wit and knowledge.

Anyone heard from him?


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He just posted a few minutes ago over on that design forum http://groupdiy.com/index.php?topic=61411.msg777780#msg777780 (http://groupdiy.com/index.php?topic=61411.msg777780#msg777780)

Nothing as entertaining as his former language/grammar pedantry, just helping some newbie figure out a power supply, but he's alive and well in "sunny Tucson".

JR
Title: Re: Abdul-EQ
Post by: John Halliburton on December 30, 2015, 09:41:15 am
Abdul-EQ is the wind, and we are the lion.

I am so deeply entertained by the wit of the desert surfer that I break wind like a lion.

It is good to have Abdul back at the oasis tent.

Best regards,

John