How much rubbish comes into your head in a minute?
December 7, 2002 1:56 PM   Subscribe

One word posts a word a day. You have one minute to type as much cobblers as you can. It sounds daft, but it's a bit compelling.
posted by Fat Buddha (16 comments total)
I've timed myself on this post, starting 10 seconds ago. My comment is that I tried it out, it seemed like a lot of fun. The post is good, but I haven't thought of the word Daft in awhile. Daffy Duck. Haha, what a crazy fowl. times up
posted by Stan Chin at 2:01 PM on December 7, 2002

One is everything, one is the universe, one is me. One means nothing, or everything. It means loneliness, or happiness if you want to be alone. It means that you may never be sad again, or seek unification.

Some of this stuff is like poetry! You're right, it is rather compelling. I wish I had more time to spend here. Thanks for the link.
posted by ashbury at 2:18 PM on December 7, 2002

Swell idea. Another to add to my list of things I didn't think of. I'm such a hack.
posted by sklero at 2:37 PM on December 7, 2002

What's a cobbler?
posted by Mid at 4:11 PM on December 7, 2002

A Northampton fan, obviously.
posted by Fat Buddha at 4:39 PM on December 7, 2002

It's fun, yet so easy to cheat...
posted by nevermind22 at 5:56 PM on December 7, 2002

I enjoyed that little post quite a bit. The word I got was 'appearance' and so I dashed off a few lines about this word. Unfortunately when I got near the end I had one further point to make about the type of...
posted by nasim at 7:02 PM on December 7, 2002

'Cobblers' is cockney rhyming slang.
posted by Dan Brilliant at 3:26 AM on December 8, 2002

That site is far too popular. Just clicking on the word I just type brought up hundreds and hundreds of entries, of which I was not prepared to read them all.

Interesting concept, if a bit over-saturated.
posted by Down10 at 4:18 AM on December 8, 2002

good for English 101 class when the instructor not sure what to do ti kill a class period.
posted by Postroad at 5:00 AM on December 8, 2002

I enjoyed this entry that someone else wrote for the same word I had a go at (doesn't matter which word):

red and black dots on my screen i dont know what to do...
die you bastered!!!!
what will i do???

posted by argybarg at 9:48 AM on December 8, 2002

posted by samuelad at 10:38 AM on December 8, 2002

"cobblers"="cobblers awls"="balls"="bollocks"="bullshit"?

Is that the sense in which it was meant? It's a new one for me.
posted by sklero at 1:09 PM on December 8, 2002

Sklero, it was meant in a kindly sense.
posted by Fat Buddha at 4:37 AM on December 9, 2002

yeah, so go cobble yourself.
posted by quonsar at 6:16 AM on December 9, 2002

Fat Buddha: Yeah, I get it now. I was just trying to make sure I understood how it worked in the sentence. I like it. Cobblers to all y'all!
posted by sklero at 10:23 AM on December 9, 2002

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