Thursday, May 05, 2005

Captain Euro

Today’s mafia had a bit of a slow start. But after a while, people started to turn up, and in the end there was the usual amount of crowd. Especially after a bunch of giggling girls appeared at the next table from the movies; from Seventh heaven, by the looks of them. Well, maybe not giggling girls. A respectable part of Turkufandom: adult, intelligent women all, I’m sure. Who just do a very good impression of giggling school girls. And I don’t just mean drawing a little heart in the guest book with “Orli” written inside…

And who’s Captain Euro, then? Apparently, he was supposed to be some kind of a super hero for the Unified Europe or something. I don’t remember who brought him up (Pasi, probably). But of course you could do things even with a lame-ass hero like that. Like have him throw his deadly euro coins at his enemies. (Who’d they be, I wonder? Maybe two sides of the same coin from the far east, Yen and Yuan. And naturally, a certain arrogant red-white-and-blue guy we all know.) Also, you could teach finance to kids: Captain Euro’s coins are so strong they are the only thing that can pierce Captain America’s shield. But only when the euro is actually stronger than the US dollar. What fine education that would make: “Now, kids all around America: remember to spend money and get the economy rising, so Captain America could finally beat Captain Euro!”

Yes, a lot of fine discussion tonight. At least we didn’t giggle.

7 comments:

Johanna said...

What's wrong with giggling? ;) Besides, I was NOT the one who drew the heart in the guest list, it was Tytti! I drew the Maltese cross and it's very respectable.

And it was you who linked that picture in your blog, I linked a picture that was much more respectable. In other words, a good choice, you seem to have taste after all! ;)

Tero said...

Who said it’s wrong? I just report them as I see them. Giggling is normal behaviour, and is to be expected. From teenage girls.

Tytti said...

Isn't it nice to have some lively conversation in these dull, academic local sf mafias? And actually, it wasn't us, who said anything about O.B. at the first place - it was your lovely wife who asked!

Tero said...

Well, if you count “Teeheeheeohmygodhe’ssogorgeous, yesheisohmygod, ithinksotooteeheehee” as lively conversation, I can see how you’d consider the other discussions dull and academic. :)

Tytti said...

Damn your acute hearing... Believe me, it could have been far worse ;) To be honest, we were as academic and dull ourselves about the subject as humanely possible. Just a little show off... ;)

You must have missed our incredibly interesting and nonboring part of discussion about our (non)religious beliefs and (non)paranormal experiences. It was a very scientific attempt to gather our credibility after reverting to teenager. :) Which is very refreshing and truly recommendable in case of age crisis emergency.

Anonymous said...

After reading the original post and the comments, I am not in the least sorry that I missed the monthly meeting.

I think it's actually good that I didn't even see the film with The Girls.
I prefer seeing Orlando's films in male company. You probably understand why. ; )

Sarin

Aino said...

Ditto Sarin. Well, I might've enjoyed the Captain Euro discussion, but too much (=any) oh-em-gee-Orli-is-teh-hottttt!!eleventyone-ey fangirlism makes me irritable. I suppose I'm quite like Mari in my disinclination towards totally involved fangirling.

Just what is it with this Orli anyway?! No, don't answer that. Citing Bored of the Rings, "the jerk looks like a fork."

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