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HAPPY BIRTHDAY HIEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 6y

...After bidding farewell to the leprechauns and fairies of Glendalough Monastery, the Captain and crew have departed for the next destination. The seas have been rough and stormy but the palm tree sails have held up well. The crew has finally given up whining about pretty does not equal fierce as they were not winning the argument anyway.

"Captain, do we know exactly where we're going?" "Well Matey, not really. We could be headed to Kuala Lumpur or possibly Dubai or Brunei or some such place. Not sure." "Shouldn't we make a decision soon so we can set the GPS?" "I thought you didn't like the GPS." "We don't but not going back into the dreaded map room again. It's creepy and way too many charts down there." "Well then, set the course for K.L. and we'll just see if anyone is home."

And with that, the navigator sets the GPS while the crew decides what to wear today. Within a few hours, the pirate ship arrives, sails around in circles for a bit, then finally pulls into port. As everyone disembarks, you know the routine...

It's a world of laughter
A world of tears
It's a world of hopes
And a world of fears
There's so much that we share
That it's time we're aware
It's a small world after all

It's a small world after all
It's a small world after all
It's a small world after all
It's a small, small world

There is just one moon
And one golden sun
And a smile means
Friendship to ev'ryone
Though the mountains divide
And the oceans are wide
It's a small world after all

It's a small world after all
It's a small world after all
It's a small world after all
It's a small, small world

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HIEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's hoping you are having a wonderful day (July 24th) filled with family, friends, a few brews and some moon cakes. Oh wait, it's not Mooncake Festival time yet. Guess those will have to wait so have a few more beers instead!

...While the crew wanders around K.L. looking for the birthday boy, Captain Isa returns to the ship, pours a rum and heads to the map room to see why it's such a scary place...

[ Edit: Edited because I can. Insert smiley face here. ]

2. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 6y

Happy Birthday Hien.
Make it a great day!;)

3. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 6y

........................and in a flash of reasonably bright green light, accompanied by the entire chorus of Mamma Mia, comes Beerman, replete in his finest green overalls (Brunei is a modest country after all)........

Hallloooo, Mr. longest lasting Moderator person you....it is I, Beerman, here to make happy at you on this, your Most Happy of Happy Days. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So, where are we, KL or Brunei? They are looking very similar. Is looking almost like Dubai for that matter. But more humidity. No matter, we are to make dance on this day of Happy. Hit it chorus!!!!

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen

Friday night and the lights are low
Looking out for the place to go
Where they play the right music, getting in the swing
You come in to look for a king
Anybody could be that guy
Night is young and the music’s high
With a bit of rock music, everything is fine
You’re in the mood for a dance
And when you get the chance...

You are the dancing queen, young and sweet, only seventeen
Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine
You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen

You’re a teaser, you turn ’em on
Leave them burning and then you’re gone
Looking out for another, anyone will do
You’re in the mood for a dance
And when you get the chance...

You are the dancing queen, young and sweet, only seventeen
Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine
You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen

Ah, magic in air. Is nice, yes no? Abba always make shiver up Beerman spine. But since this is modest country, there will be no shivering. However, please to make accept of this illegal container load of Hieneken beer, made special in beermine of old Beeristan and illegally imported into modest country. Chug 'em fellas!!!

...and in a flash of also very reasonably bright green light, Beerman is gone, off to find the Captain and the crew of birthday pirates to indulge in some bootleg rum........

4. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3719 posts) 6y

Happy Birthday Hien! Hope you have a great day. I'll keep an eye on the Asia forum while you are partying. ;)

[ Edit: Edited on 24-Jul-2010, at 15:25 by bex76 ]

5. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 6y

Thanks Isadora, beerman, Utrecht and bex76!!!

This year's celebration (movie and dinner) is quite tame compared to the last, but a great one nonetheless.

6. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 6y

....it probably resulted in significantly less injury too, hopefully! Happy birthday.

7. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 6y

From the sunny shores of Norway I wish you a Happy Birthday Hien!! I'll have a Hieneken in your honour :)

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