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MARCH is...

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on Mar 02, 2003 at 20:22 UTC ( [id://239887]=poll: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Mars' month
[bar] 121/22%
A territorial border
[bar] 26/5%
Linaria Cymbalaria
[bar] 12/2%
How soldiers move
[bar] 80/15%
To lie side by side
[bar] 12/2%
Short for "Masters of Architecture"
[bar] 31/6%
A style of music
[bar] 39/7%
A good time to date your sister
[bar] 136/25%
[bar] 84/16%
541 total votes
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Re: MARCH is...
by rozallin (Curate) on Mar 02, 2003 at 20:43 UTC
    According to Googlism, March is poison prevention month and Burger King's "Month of Action".
    I can only hope that it is mere conincidence...

    Rozallin J. Thompson
    The Webmistress who doesn't hesitate to use strict;

Linaria Cymbalaria is...
by rozallin (Curate) on Mar 02, 2003 at 20:55 UTC
    Linaria Cymbalaria is a European trailing herb with rounded leaves that is often grown in hanging baskets, and is known also as Pennywort, or March.

    So now you know.

    Rozallin J. Thompson
    The Webmistress who doesn't hesitate to use strict;

Re: MARCH is...
by belg4mit (Prior) on Mar 02, 2003 at 20:24 UTC
      ..for my birthday falls on the 15th All your presents are belong to me, mwahahaha :)
Re: MARCH is...
by silent11 (Vicar) on Mar 02, 2003 at 20:52 UTC
    March is the month that I'll be celebrating my first wedding anniversary..... and many more to come :)

      Congatulations to you, upon the day, I hope that many more shall definitely come your way.

      An Anniversary is a special day, may it bring you blessings without delay, may all your days be filled with love, and come what may, happiness is just one smile away.

Re: MARCH is...
by allolex (Curate) on Mar 02, 2003 at 22:16 UTC

    März in German, which reminds me of this lovely beer they have in Bavaria called Märzen, I believe because it was first brewed in March. Even people who don't like beer tend to like Paulaner Märzen because it is oh-soooo malty. But then again, de gustibus non disputandum est.


      As a case of minor nitpicking, shouldn't that be "disputandam"? I may be wrong, though, since it's been a while since I last used any latin (outside of quidquid latine dictum sit profundum viditur, anyway ;)).

      Outside of that, it never ceases to amaze me that there are people who like beer, malty in taste or not. :) But as you said...


        No, it should definitely be 'disputandum' - something like a neuter nominative singular (present) gerundive, if that dusty brain cell in the corner isn't taking the mickey.

Re: MARCH is...
by mowgli (Friar) on Mar 02, 2003 at 23:51 UTC

    ... the wife of Homer Simpson. :)


      i believe march is the month after february, but before april.


      t r e t i n

      hehe.. if you're drunk. ;)

      um.. thought her name was Marge..
Re: MARCH is...
by newrisedesigns (Curate) on Mar 02, 2003 at 20:45 UTC

      Gahh ... you just gave me a case of the "Willy"s. First thing I thought when I saw the poll topic was "lousy Smarch weather!" But it is still 10 months away.

      I'll kill that Mr. Burns! And wound that Mr. Smithers!

      If not P, what? Q maybe?
      "Sidney Morgenbesser"

Re: MARCH is...
by BrentDax (Hermit) on Mar 03, 2003 at 07:14 UTC
    Maybe I'm just an idiot, but where did the "a good time to date your sister" answer come from?

    --Brent Dax
    There is no sig.

      mysql on FreeBSD. A better question is how an inititate posted a poll.

      I'm not belgian but I play one on TV.

      Maybe I'm just an idiot, but where did the "a good time to date your sister" answer come from?

      I would guess either "American rednecks" or "European aristocracy".

      Ain't enough 'O's in 'stoopid' to describe that guy.
      - Dave "the King" Wilson

Re: MARCH is...
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 03, 2003 at 13:29 UTC
    March is named after Mars because March is traditionally when winter is over enough for fighting to resume. Which gave rise in the 30 Years War to the saying. Armies do not stand idle in the Spring.

    For better or for worse, Iraq shows that some things never change...

Re: MARCH is...
by hsmyers (Canon) on Mar 03, 2003 at 14:54 UTC
    ... a poor time to be Caesar!


    "Never try to teach a pig to wastes your time and it annoys the pig."
Re: MARCH is...
by shotgunefx (Parson) on Mar 03, 2003 at 13:08 UTC
    The days around "Drunk Day" aka St. Patrick's Day, which IMHO is one of the best holidays here in Boston, MA.


    "Erin Go BarfFF!"
Re: MARCH is...
by Chady (Priest) on Mar 03, 2003 at 10:08 UTC
    MARCH is my friend's cat.
    He who asks will be a fool for five minutes, but he who doesn't ask will remain a fool for life.

    Chady |
Re: MARCH is...
by hiseldl (Priest) on Mar 03, 2003 at 14:08 UTC
      How soldiers move

      What the heck you talking about. I haven't had to march in over 8 years :-)

      It is God's job to forgive Osama Bin Laden. It is our job to arrange the meeting -- General Norman Schwartzkopf

        lucky you :)

Re: MARCH is...
by cacharbe (Curate) on Mar 03, 2003 at 14:35 UTC
    The month in which, within this year of our lord (2003) I shall turn 30.

    I'm lamenting the loss of my childhood this month, so tread lightly.


    Flex the Geek

      Loss of childhood my butt!!! I'm turning ( technically ) 42 this year and I *refuse* to get older. :)

      There is no emoticon for what I'm feeling now.

        You could always switch to base 11 from base 10 as the preferred numerical representation.
Re: MARCH is...
by Acolyte (Hermit) on Mar 03, 2003 at 18:59 UTC

    The month blessed with St. Paddy's Day, of course! Raise a pint of Guinness or Smithwicks and drink a toast to the country that brought us this wonderful day.

    Erin Go Bragh!

    Studying at the feet of the masters
      Patrick made Saint? Guess I need to refresh my browser.

      "What do I want? I'm an American. I want more."

        Doh! Aparently Patrick's sainthood is not recognized by the monks. Guess he hasn't brought enough beer to the party. Or maybe it's because the Node Reaper doesn't like beer.

        Studying at the feet of the masters
Re: MARCH is...
by BrotherAde (Pilgrim) on Mar 09, 2003 at 14:06 UTC

    The 2nd month of the year, with January being the 0th. This is a perl forum, after all.


      March.... March is the month of the anonymous alcoholics in Germany. They call it "Fasching" or "Karnevall" :) Some men are dressed like woman (don't ask me why, I don't understand germans:)) ) Woman painting themselve (like they do that every day). During the evening everybody become boozed. That's the month, having sex with woman, U'll never see again :)) "God bless March" cheers IceZero
Re: MARCH is...
by 2mths (Beadle) on Mar 04, 2003 at 11:57 UTC
    When the days get longer, the weather starts getting dryer and the bike (all 10.4 BHP of it), comes out of the garage. This year anyway.
Re: MARCH is...
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Mar 03, 2003 at 14:46 UTC
    .. i686 here.

    Makeshifts last the longest.

Re: MARCH is...
by mrpilot (Curate) on Mar 06, 2003 at 01:39 UTC
    I'm really scared that "A good time to date your sister" is currently in second place in the voting. *shudders*


      Well, this is a Perl site...

      This is just getting too easy ;)

Re: MARCH is...
by blaze (Friar) on Mar 07, 2003 at 23:11 UTC
    well this month its the start of more meat on fridays for me :(
Re: MARCH is...
by JayBonci (Curate) on Mar 08, 2003 at 07:26 UTC
    It's also a compiler flag ala: -O2 -mcpu=i686 -march=i686

Re: MARCH is...
by htoug (Deacon) on Mar 13, 2003 at 07:41 UTC
    ..the month
    • in which my birthday falls
    • the first month of spring - yeah!
    • when the migrating bird begin to return
    • where my eldest sons birthday falls
    • where the sun first is more up that down

    ... a month for joy and pleasure.

Re: MARCH is...
by Chainsaw (Friar) on Mar 12, 2003 at 16:45 UTC
    March is the most greatest mounth of the year.
    Well is my Birth day.

    God help me always to see the other face of the coin. And prevent me from accusing of betrayal those who don't think just as I do.
Re: MARCH is...
by PodMaster (Abbot) on Mar 03, 2003 at 15:10 UTC
    My Arse Really Chafes Hillbillies

    MJD says you can't just make shit up and expect the computer to know what you mean, retardo!
    I run a Win32 PPM repository for perl 5.6x+5.8x. I take requests.
    ** The Third rule of perl club is a statement of fact: pod is sexy.

      Sig: 3 lines, 45 words, 3 horizontal rules.

      My god man, the post itself was only 5 words!

Re: MARCH is...
by mrpilot (Curate) on Mar 05, 2003 at 15:20 UTC
    "time for March Madness" - Ahh, it's that time again, time for the NCAA tournament. The time when you can watch College Basketball all day long.

      watch College Basketball all day long.

      That's MARCH!! Holy shit dude!! I thought that was just some mythical place that priest told me I'd go when I'd die! Oh! the humanity!

Re: MARCH is...
by nite_man (Deacon) on Mar 12, 2003 at 15:58 UTC
    Maybe it sounds stupid but I think that March is a time of LOVE ;-)
    The sun is shining, birds are chirping, grass is becoming green, the air is smelling of sping ...
    ---> SV* sv_bless(SV* sv, HV* stash);
Re: MARCH is...
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 12, 2003 at 02:05 UTC
    -march=cpu-type, an option to gcc

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