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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #750 on: August 02, 2011, 06:49:36 PM »
You bring up an important point. Romanov fever only goes dormant, but  never compleatly away!  ...and it does come back stronger too! lol!

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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #751 on: August 02, 2011, 06:51:25 PM »
Imagine when I'm 80... Dormant when I'm 60... *shudder* it would be of apocalyptical power :D
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #752 on: August 02, 2011, 07:22:42 PM »
You bring up an important point. Romanov fever only goes dormant, but  never compleatly away!  ...and it does come back stronger too! lol!
Isn't that the truth!!!

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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #753 on: August 02, 2011, 07:45:18 PM »
I was talking to another fan once and they said they were interested in other things right then. I joked hey the Romanovs don't mind if the other interest  has  you for awhile...they know it's just a loan! lol!

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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #754 on: August 02, 2011, 09:02:36 PM »
I was talking to another fan once and they said they were interested in other things right then. I joked hey the Romanovs don't mind if the other interest  has  you for awhile...they know it's just a loan! lol!

=D Good point!
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #755 on: August 03, 2011, 06:51:52 AM »
Today a customer entered my shop. I know her - and hate her. Never knows what she wants. Always undecise. Always asking for advice and then - not following. It take her not less than 30 min. to buy something, she never spends much and always wants sales and quarrels about it.
She' not unkind or similar - just so slow and undecise. Today with my collegue we were chatting asbout her once she had gone out. My collegue: "I don't even find a word to define her."
"Oh, i have!" i exclaimed. "A cow!"
She began to laugh and laugh, but a bell sounded in my head, so i shouted out: "I got it, Fran! she's Anna Vyrubova's reincarnation!"
Of course i don't want to offend poor anja, but that "cow" remindend me of something...
Now i know i'm deeply obsessed!
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #756 on: August 03, 2011, 10:29:18 AM »
I like that! Anna Vyrubova's reincarnation!  :D
But how would "cow" describe someone indecisive?
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #757 on: August 03, 2011, 11:39:02 AM »
In italian we usually refer to people who speak slowly, without enthusiasm, indecisive, as "cow"; maybe (but i'm not sure) because cows are always ruminating their grass with a odd expression - just like those kind of people "ruminate" their thoughts without expression? Justr IMHO, but it commonly used in italian. We also call them "cattle" when they also seem ignorant. Don't know why!
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #758 on: August 03, 2011, 02:26:42 PM »
How interesting! It makes sense now!
The things you learn about foreign expressions on forums...
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #759 on: August 26, 2011, 03:04:21 PM »
When you keep hearing about "Hurricane Irene ,"
which threatening the East coast of the United States,
......and you think of Alix's older sister ! lol!

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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #760 on: August 26, 2011, 03:07:15 PM »
When you keep hearing about "Hurricane Irene ,"
which threatening the East coast of the United States,
......and you think of Alix's older sister ! lol!

Ha, ha... never thought about that! Well I guess when the world has hurricane Elizabeth! We can think "wait are they talking about Alix's sister Ella?" Or for example Hurricane Ernie comes... well i guess who we can think about then! Interesting how we can joke about a serious situation... but hey it's better then being nervous wrecks!
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #761 on: August 26, 2011, 05:22:30 PM »
Hmm . . . Hurricane Irene . . . Too usual. Let's call it Hurricane Alix's Sister! Yeah!  :)
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #762 on: August 26, 2011, 06:01:32 PM »
Oh dear I think you got that from me... which i totally don't mind! It's good to make nice out of a situation like this i mean what else should you do sit and feel sorry for yourself and think "oh god i'm going to die" not the way to go! But yes Olga Bernice I agree with you... I now declare it to be called "Hurricane Alix's Sister"!  :)
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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #763 on: August 26, 2011, 06:25:46 PM »
The funny thing is Irene was known as the "quite" sister...you could fool me!

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Re: You know you're obsessed with the Romanovs when... Part 2
« Reply #764 on: August 26, 2011, 06:33:44 PM »
Apparently so... she doesn't seem the quiet one to me now! Oh poor Irene... I only hope she's laughing at us from up above! Okay maybe not AT us but at this conversation!  :)
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