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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAM I AM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1. Posted by Isadora (Moderator 13924 posts) 4y

...Thankfully the pirate ship, the Martini Blimp, the captain and the crew have had time to make a little R&R stopover on Beeristan Island. Repairs to the blimp were needed due to the Icelandic volcanic dust cloud encounter. The ship hasn't had the barnacles removed since before the War of 1812 (it's an old ship) and the crew - well, they were homesick. Okay, they were out of rum. Same thing.

With repairs made, barnacles scraped, rum barrels refilled and clean clothes for everyone, the ship once again sets sail across the bounding main. Since they have had time to spare, the southern route was chosen just for the hell of it. A pirate's version of the "scenic route" - Indian Ocean > Southern Ocean > South Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > past Iceland (crew wanted to see the volcano) > into Oslofjord. (That's original. The Oslo part of fjord. Guess Christianiafjord took to long to write. Modernization, go fig.)

Anyway, the ship docks and the crew do their disembarky thing, down the ramp, along the pier, and head into town. "Captain, how are we to find the birthday boy? All of these streets end in "gata" - what does that mean?" "I think it means "street", matey." "What happened to avenues?" "I don't know - maybe they work on the Chicago system." "Oh, that would explain it. You're saying nobody knows the difference." "Yeah, something like that."

So, as the captain and crew wander up one gata and down another, they decide it's just best to stop into a beer joint for refreshment... "Captain! Look over there in the corner. That shadowy figure, is that who I think it is?" By Joe, I do believe we're in luck! You're promoted to "Spotter of the Overlords" if you're right." Taking a chance, the crew breaks out in... Yup.

CAPTAIN:
He's an Overlord, and he's okay.
He sleeps all night and he works all day.

CREW:
He's a Overloard, and he's okay.
He sleeps all night and he works all day.

CAPTAIN:
He cuts down code. He eats his lunch.
He goes to the lavatory.
On Wednesdays he goes shoppin'
And have buttered scones for tea.

CREW:
He cuts down code. He eats his lunch.
He goes to the lavatory.
On Wednesdays he goes shoppin'
And has buttered scones for tea.
He's a Overlord, and he's okay.
He sleeps all night and he works all day.

CAPTAIN:
He shuts down spam. He skips and jumps.
He likes to press wild flowers.
He put on women's clothing
And hangs around in bars.

CREW:
He shuts down spam. He skips and jumps.
He likes to press wild flowers.
He puts on women's clothing
And hangs around in bars?!
He's a Overlord, and he's okay.
He sleeps all night and he works all day.

CAPTAIN:
He catches fish. He wears high heels,
Suspendies, and a bra.
He wished he'd been a girlie,
Just like his dear Papa.

CREW:
He shuts down spam. He wears high heels,
Suspendies, and a bra?!
What's this? Wants to be a girlie?! Oh, My!
And I thought he was so rugged!

He's a Overlord, and he's okay.
He sleeps all night and he works all day.
He's a Overlord, and he's okaaaaay.
He sleeps all night and he works all day.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's hoping you have a wonderful birthday (May 13th) filled with family, friends, fishing, fjords and lots of beer or Scotch or drink of choice. Being that it's your birthday and you are the kind and wonderful Overlord of Norwegia, I'd also like a little forgiveness for altering the infamous Lumberjack song just for you. Couldn't help myself. It's a classic. ;)

...With that, Captain Isa runs away very quickly in hopes neither Sam nor anyone from Monty Python find her hiding in the ship's hold with a barrel of rum.

2. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3606 posts) 4y

Happy Birthday Sam! Hope you have a great day. :)

3. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5579 posts) 4y

Haha, how do you come up with these stories Isa?! :) Thanks! My birthday coincides with a public holiday here in Norway, so enjoying a day off with the fam, and going to take in a movie in the middle of the day. I think the last time that happened was when I was backpacking in Australia; it's good stuff!

4. Posted by beerman (Moderator 1631 posts) 4y

...........................and in a blinding flash of green light, accompanied by Steve Jobs and bedecked in nothing more than a luxuriantly massive chestwig and over-sized green speedos, comes Beerman........

Hallloooooo, Mr. I-Am Overlord person you, it is we, Mr. Apple-person and Beerman, he to make happy at you on this, your Most Happy of Happy Days. Ta DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!

Mr. Apple-Person is here to present you with latest sooper-secret operating system from Cupertino, and to make reprogram of iPad-I-Am so you get satellite for free. Is nice, yes? 756 channels at your disposal 24 hours a day. And all of them from Proud Nation of Beeristan (Ninjas Welcome). We are having many good and educational shows on Beeristani Satellite Network (BSN). Take for instance nightly show about mystery and intrigue in beermine called Cellar Dwellers, about union workers cleaning floors and tanks. Or romantic comedy called I Married An Ale, starring most famous of actor persons Ardashez Metzvorhian as Wally, the lovable beermine supervisor, and Arshaloos (one name only - is so famous) who plays wife of Wally and works also in beermine mixing cocktails for visiting foreign dignitaries. Their wacky adventures are big hit back home.

So, here in Norwegia, when does summer come? Does the 38 meters of snow stay here all year long? Beerman is only asking because dazzling green speedo is not quite warm enough for today. Perhaps we must find Capt. Adorable and join in the rum.

..............and in a very nearly equally blinding flash of green light, Beerman leaves Mr. I-Am and Mr. Apple-person to make discuss of philosophical aspects of life in a beermine...........

5. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3535 posts) 4y

Happy Birthday Sam hope your family day and mid afternoon movie were wonderful and you had lots of birthday treats

Heather x

6. Posted by Isadora (Moderator 13924 posts) 4y

Quoting Sam I Am

Haha, how do you come up with these stories Isa?! :) Thanks!

I thought you would have figured that out after all this time - RUM BY THE BARRELFUL!!

And, you are welcome!

I know what Mrs. I Am got for her birthday... What did you get for yours (besides the movie)??? I hope it was just as cool! ;)

7. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5073 posts) 4y

Happy Birthday Sam, hope it's a good one.

8. Posted by arif_kool (Travel Guru 1757 posts) 4y

Happy birthday Sam:)

Hope u had a gr8 one !

9. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 4y

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAM!!!

Hope you had a great one. :)