What's An Alabaster Cantaloupe?

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  1. dukey

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    Hey folks --

    As some of you know, sometimes I'm pretty bright and others I'm not so swift. This is a not-so-swift moment.

    Someone messaged me and said my arm looked like an alabaster cantaloupe. I know what the melon is, but what's an alabaster? Or is it one of those all-together things that means something completely different?

    Please help,
    dukey

    PS - sorry for breaking up the cock talk. Carry on.
     
  2. Principessa

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    Alabaster

    It's a compliment they were just saying you have a large muscles.
     
  3. kalipygian

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    They meant large and light colored, not a stone fruit, or a variety of fruit. Alabaster is a term for a fine, light complection.

    I think that shortly after you posted your avatar, Pecker made a joke about your cantaloupe.
     
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    I think I'm the alabaster canteloupe man ... and you're right, kalipygian -- I was just referring to his Wonder of the World biceps, with alabaster referring to their enchanting luminosity.:cool:

    It was what Matthew might call a Dadaist moment.

    But Dukey's so modest, he might not think of that.
     
  5. Male Bonding etc

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    Alabaster is often used to carve sculptures because of its veining and because it is softer than marble. The person was surely trying to tell you that your well developed arms were like pieces of art.

    And if Rubi is anywhere near where you are, he'd probably be glad to take a look and confirm this for the rest of us!
     
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    You're so psychic, dude.:cool:
    Pieces of art, indeed. Michelangelo, Rodin ... a few peeps could turn out a Dukey. But not many.
    Veining? Hmmm... You are leading this discussion astray, my man.
    I'm now taking donations for a Dukey Tour ... Destination, if I'm not mistaken: The heart of darkest British Columbia.
    I will examine those arms for conformation and elegance of chiseling. If proper papers are presented, I will produce a statement of provenance, as well.
    Sotheby's has already chipped in.
    You on board, Male Bonding etc.?:tongue:
     
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    I am a firm believer in appreciating fine art, Rubi, and I like BC, too.
     
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    Well, there's a two-for-one seat sale, and two eyes (four, really) are indubitably more discerning that one.
    I suspect you're an alabaster expert.
    Me? I know from canteloupes, and that's fo' sho'.
    So let's keep in touch as the money rolls in.
     
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    I just knew you were the alabaster cantaloupe man.
     
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    large beautifully round, the arms of a god
     
  11. kalipygian

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    I have made vases of alabaster, it is very beautifull and workable material, in this case peach colored, but they are not as inspiring as Dukey's Cantaloupe.
     
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    If only I'd known alabaster cantaloupes could be harvested in British Colombia when I was in Seattle a couple of months ago!

    But yes, Rubi, I do have an eye for well sculpted pieces, and Dukey surely has more chiseled art to show than just the melons.

    Dukey, you started this damned post! Where are you on all of this? Kali could drop in from the mosquito ridden north, Rubi could head west by train or plane, and I could find a way up from the blistering heat here in the south. We'd be happy to judge the quality of alabaster from which your cantaloupes have been crafted.
     
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    An example of classic Italian fruit art statuary....
     
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    Now I know how hard alabaster is, although I
    would have tapped the cantelope before I bit it. :wink:

    BTW It looks yummy.:tongue2:
     
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    Fwoooot? Fwooooot?:eek:

    His plantain is extraordinary.:wink:
    (And you don't bite.)
     
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    Dukey has left the house.
     
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    Thanks for you replies folks --

    You all are so smart. I feel like a kid who ought to be in the remedial class compared to you all.

    I'm far to shy to have my body be inspected like that, though boys. I will however give you advice on growing your own -- in fact I posted a workout in ETC. ETC. that no one but Rubi seemed to care about.

    In other news... I just celebrated my birthday last night! OOOOOOOOOOWW! I painted the town red, but crashed and burned in the clubs as far as the women went. Forgot where I parked and wandered around the city for a while, found my vehicle and passed out in it. However I did manage to show my unit off -- it's amazing what alcohol will do.

    And that's all I have to say about that.

    Your pal,
    dukey
     
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    Really where'd I go?
     
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    You popped up after two days. You remind me a bit of that surfer kid. Can't remember his whole username.

    So are you waiting for us to beg the story out of you? Or you just can't remember. That must have been some two-day barn raising.
     
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    You don't have to tell all, just show us the pics.:wink:

    Happy belated birthday dukey! :birthday:
     
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