What does "Waffle" mean?

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  1. LegionVI

    LegionVI The Living Tempest

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    Forgive an unwilling American native, but where did the term "waffle" come from to describe randomness? =P
     
  2. Harry3

    Harry3 Chuki

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    –verb (used without object), -fled, -fling. British.
    to talk foolishly or without purpose; idle away time talking

    1698, "to yelp, bark," frequentative of waff "to yelp" (1610); possibly of imitative origin. Figurative sense of "talk foolishly" (1701) led to that of "vacillate, equivocate" (1803), originally a Scottish and northern Eng. usage.

    ye olde english language is a great thing :)
     
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    Jwood27 VICTIM

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    to talk foolishly or without purpose is apt.

    for instance i stake 10 of my posts that this thread will reach at least 3 pages of mindless spam
     
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    Acid_Alli aka The Executioner

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    Jwood27 VICTIM

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    that is the harsh reality
     
  6. LegionVI

    LegionVI The Living Tempest

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    LMAO! My favorite reply, so far. =)
     
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    Toejam OOOBEY DOOBEY

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    Picture if you will, a courtyard strewn in mossy pebbles and ailing daisies scattered in between the cracks of asphalt, Dj Heist sat on a toadstool fishing for a nice supper, the waft of freshly grazed grass teeters on the nostrils, Logikz picking the cobs of corn one by one off of a sweetcorn, the sounds of leather to willow ripples through the air from the local cricket meet, the subtle ooooooooh from a distance crowd admiring a nicely well crafted hedge fashioned into the shape of Leonard Nimoy's face, the perpetual motion of a gang of russian spetsnasz soldiers swaying around a bonfire of dead corpses
     
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    you forgot whilst the rest of us sat around designing g13 t-shirts for rowney, to be worn whilst eating heist's perch
     
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    Toejam OOOBEY DOOBEY

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    That g13 thread was tooo funny
     
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    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    Shame on you for not knowing man :teeth:
     
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    dnbkingz bollocks

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    talking bollocks with a load of strangers on the internet.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    waffle

    the voice knows
     
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    i know i am weirdly diasppoint
     
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    mr karnage deep inside the jungle

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    Jwood27 VICTIM

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    to be pedantic
     
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    did you know Hawaii is the biggest consumer of spam per capita in the world.
     
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    Moskit :rodigan: Staff Member

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    Damn straight.
     
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    is there no way it can be resurrected as a read only file for us to view and roll around in mirth at?