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3:12 AM
That's what happens when you replace us with robots.
4:05 AM
Q: PTIJ: Why do we make a Lulav holder?

LeitzThe Gemara says: אין עושין מצות חבילות חבילות One does not make mitzvot into bundles. But I've seen lots of people do just that: They put the four species into a bundle. ואם תומר, and if you'll say: The issue is making a Mitzva into a bundle, not putting the Mitzvah into a bundle. ...

@HotStuff From the fact that you already posted this one which only became Hot 10 minutes ago, I conclude that you missed the one I referenced above, so here it is:
Q: PTIJ: At the Passover Seder, is one allowed to speak more than once during Maggid?

alichtI know Purim's right around the corner, but had a question re: Pesach. In the Haggadah, we say during Maggid: "וכל המרבה לספר ביציאת מצרים הרי זה משובח" whoever goes on to speak more about the story of leaving Mitzrayim is praiseworthy But we also see on Kesuvos 18b that: "כיון שה...

4:58 AM
Q: Updating older looking sources with newer looking sources

alichtI was looking on Mi Yodeya for questions related wearing costumes on Purim and came across "Are Sephardic Jews allowed to dress up in costumes on Purim?". I was excited to find a Rama (OC 696:8) quoted and upon clicking it was shown: Since it was a bit difficult to read, I then went to Se...

5:41 AM
Q: PTIJ: Where did Achashverosh's years wander off to?

EliyahuI was sleeping through Megillas Esther and suddently the Baal Koreh screamed the beginning of Esther 6:1 rousing me from my slumber: בלילה ההוא נדדה שנת המלך ויאמר להביא את־ספר הזכרנות דברי הימים ויהיו נקראים לפני המלך On that night, the years of Achashverosh wandered and he said to brin...

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9:12 AM
Q: Animal R'aim of the midrash

Rh HaokipI saw in the book, "The midrash says" by Rabbi Moshe Weissman that the Midrash Socher Tov 22 explains that a creature called R'aim lifted David into the sky (see here for details). What is this animal R'aim?

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12:58 PM
This is the type of question that is likely to be closed on the main site, so I'll ask it here:
In his famous teshuvah on dressing up on Purim, Mahari Mintz makes reference to the following person: פלגאה וצדוקי ומוחרם גרשם בונה פאצ"ו המדבר והמהרהר אחר מטתן של גדולים וחסידי עולם זצ"ל. (I'm not sure how to transliterate his name, perhaps Gershom Bona Pazu?). Do we have any records of such a person, or know anything about him and what he did?
1:36 PM
@mods - this has 3 non-binding close votes, so if any of you feel comfortable using mod powers as a fourth, I think it wouldn't be an executive overreach
Q: PTIJ: Is "O'Fishel" an Irish restaurant / caterer?

DanFI was at a wedding, in the Baltimore area, yesterday. The food was delicious. I was curious who the caterer was. Then, I saw on my table placement card it said "Catered by O'Fishel". It was interesting that yesterday happened to be St. Patrick's day, so I wonder if the hosts specifically picked ...

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3:01 PM
@רבותמחשבות books.google.com/…
3:31 PM
Q: PSA: PTIJ is just that - in jest: THE REDUX

DonielFWhile previously we discussed downvoting in response to PTIJ, I see a new take on this this year: close voting as “not distinctly Purim.” As a public service announcement: If a joke falls flat, it’s still PTIJ, just a bad one. If there’s no indication from the OP that it’s PTIJ besides the Purim...

Q: Are there any specific minhagim to celebrate Purim as a family?

Heshy וְהַיָּמִ֣ים הָאֵ֠לֶּה נִזְכָּרִ֨ים וְנַֽעֲשִׂ֝ים בְּכָל־דּ֣וֹר וָד֗וֹר מִשְׁפָּחָה֙ וּמִשְׁפָּחָ֔ה מְדִינָ֥ה וּמְדִינָ֭ה וְעִיר וָעִיר וִימֵ֞י הַפּוּרִ֣ים הָאֵ֗לֶּה לֹ֤א יַֽעַבְרוּ֙ מִתּ֣וֹךְ הַיְּהוּדִ֔ים וְזִכְרָ֭ם לֹא־יָס֥וּף מִזַּרְעָם: ‏ And these days are remembered and fulfilled i...

3:59 PM
@JoelK thanks!
4:51 PM
@mods - same as my previous announcement:
Q: PTIJ: How much Woodford would a woodchuck chug if a woodchuck would chug Woodford?

EliyahuMy boss is going to be coming to my Purim Seuda dressed as a woodchuck. I don't know what type of alcohol my boss likes to drink but I hope to be covered no matter what. I have plenty of alcohol at my party but I only have one bottle of Woodford Reserve and I'm not sure if that's enough or if I'...

although this one has 4, so it would be a 5th.
@Y  e  z In that case, you mean @Everyone_with_3000+_reputation
@IsaacMoses Well, yes, except that they would have voted to close without hesitation upon originally seeing it if they felt that way. Mods may have held off due to their uncontrollable super-powers, so it needs to be re-brought to their attention.
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6:02 PM
@Y  e  z Fair
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8:33 PM
@Alex Ouch.
9:07 PM
@msh210 Just let me know when I'm reinstated...

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