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by Ellie
Today, 00:15
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Music for the Masses
Replies: 1137
Views: 76862

Re: Music for the Masses

This song is basically both 99% of the reason I want to name this fetus Carlotta and the reason David doesn't. :-/

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by Ellie
Yesterday, 22:05
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Music for the Masses
Replies: 1137
Views: 76862

Re: Music for the Masses

Yay, you should go! I saw them, gosh, maybe 14 years ago at a tiny venue in Knoxville. They didn't play "Eurotrash Girl" but they did a good show anyway :)
by Ellie
Yesterday, 18:38
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: I just don't get it
Replies: 2870
Views: 91076

Re: I just don't get it

I totally see how the philosophy over why it was wrong for our government to kill OBL is sound and holds together. But I'm still just like "okay but in this one case fuck that guy." I never claimed MY philosophy was sound and held together :lol:
by Ellie
Yesterday, 11:27
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: The real criminal is the judge
Replies: 38
Views: 1710

Re: The real criminal is the judge

Probably not, unless he's typing extra loud. Oh, you meant that rhetorically.
by Ellie
18 Aug 2018, 12:37
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Shamelessly Currying Favor with Ellie
Replies: 3863
Views: 219202

Re: Shamelessly Currying Favor with Ellie

And he has thumbs! OMG.
by Ellie
17 Aug 2018, 23:14
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Shamelessly Currying Favor with Ellie
Replies: 3863
Views: 219202

Re: Shamelessly Currying Favor with Ellie

I love how weird cats are.
by Ellie
17 Aug 2018, 22:08
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: I just don't get it
Replies: 2870
Views: 91076

Re: I just don't get it

Rick Mercer is a Canadian leftist comedian whose primary schtick was "Talking to Americans" where he would ambush ordinary Americans to show how ignorant they were (usually of Canada). I hated the schtick both because it played into a popular Canadian Leftist prejudice and you absolutely know that ...
by Ellie
17 Aug 2018, 08:55
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Light laffs
Replies: 5583
Views: 224471

Re: Light laffs

From a "best of Scottish Twitter" listicle:

@shalaylaa
I’ve had “before” photos for my weight change on my phone for so long that I’ve had to take more up to date yins cause I’ve put on weight
by Ellie
16 Aug 2018, 20:50
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 1331
Views: 43762

Re: Inequality

*puts hands over ears* LA LA LA LA LA *leaves thread*
by Ellie
16 Aug 2018, 13:52
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random Observations C.A (306 pages is enough)
Replies: 530
Views: 18480

Re: Random Observations C.A (306 pages is enough)

Facebook and Myanmar and the most boring thread title ever: thread split hier viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2756
by Ellie
16 Aug 2018, 11:17
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Dreams (not those crushed by the weight of unfulfilled life)
Replies: 502
Views: 43335

Re: Dreams (not those crushed by the weight of unfulfilled life)

HORRIBLE nightmare where the kids and I got kidnapped by Neo Nazis and I was trying to protect the kids so every time one of them advanced towards us I would bite one of his fingers off. I don't believe in dream interpretation but I would still love an analysis of why I have so many dreams where I'm...
by Ellie
16 Aug 2018, 11:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: The Abortion Thread
Replies: 159
Views: 6566

Re: The Abortion Thread

The bishop in question would not allow himself to be seated near Chris Matthews at a commencement ceremony because Matthews is a pro-choice Catholic. I honestly misinterpreted Chris Matthews as "Chris Hansen" and thought, yeah, I don't think anyone involved in this story wants to sit down with Chri...
by Ellie
15 Aug 2018, 22:41
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Marriage is Totally Gay
Replies: 1155
Views: 38947

Re: Marriage is Totally Gay

Just some wholesome gay content: two lesbians surprise each other with a proposal at the exact same time

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by Ellie
15 Aug 2018, 16:32
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Pick Your Poisson
Replies: 1379
Views: 65693

Re: Pick Your Poisson

Hey, fellow HOA board lady, I'm sure a snarky "as per my previous email" feels good to type, but it's not really such a great idea when your previous email actually did not reference that topic in any way. (Which you should have noticed when you forwarded me a copy of said email just to underline yo...
by Ellie
15 Aug 2018, 11:06
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Light laffs
Replies: 5583
Views: 224471

Re: Light laffs

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by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 22:28
Forum: Hit & Run Over
Topic: Trump's Bogus Argument to Deny Green Cards and Citizenship to Immigrants who Play by the Rules
Replies: 23
Views: 347

Re: Trump's Bogus Argument to Deny Green Cards and Citizenship to Immigrants who Play by the Rules

I don't know if they have had to use any government programs or not. Or even qualified to, without using them? That's the thing that makes my head explode. Our family qualifies for a ton of shit up to and including food stamps, and we both have decent jobs, and we still fit in the income range. I'm...
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 21:30
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Cooling down: a more palatable thread?
Replies: 39
Views: 526

Re: Cooling down: a more palatable thread?

I would like to try them done right to see if I'd like them! I've had them twice and they were horrifying -- slimy texture with a taste like chewing on grass.
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 19:29
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Home $weet Home
Replies: 1567
Views: 63915

Re: Home $weet Home

I have always wanted a composting toilet. The heart wants what it wants, Warren.
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 18:48
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Home $weet Home
Replies: 1567
Views: 63915

Re: Home $weet Home

And of course, if I *do* start a project, I will never actually finish it. :lol:
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 18:47
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Home $weet Home
Replies: 1567
Views: 63915

Re: Home $weet Home

Ahh, my long-suffering spouse. David never knows what kind of new idea I'm going to get briefly obsessed with (nor if I will abandon it and move on to the next thing, or try to make it a reality). Today I'm emailing him about installing a composting toilet in our hall closet :D :D :D
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 18:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 1331
Views: 43762

Re: Inequality

Maybe my view is colored by being in the ladder climbing group and largely on teams with other high achievers. Heh, my view is from churches where the pay is shit and there's nowhere to climb. We had a guy who was paid for 30 hours a week and was maybe in the office for 10 and still only got let go...
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 12:09
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 1331
Views: 43762

Re: Inequality

Given the rate of women dying in childbirth, I would think most women would be pretty leery of peasant or hunter-gatherer times. Peasant-commenter's wife is an herbalist and a doula, so I could see him being like, "No, natural childbirth is awesome!" even though I don't know then what the excuse is...
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 10:37
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 1331
Views: 43762

Re: Inequality

I have no data to back it up, nothing but my own fatigue-fueled morning crankiness, but I feel like in modern America if you chose to work 0 hours a week and be homeless you would still have a better life than a 13th century peasant. More comfortable clothing (and probably more changes of it), more ...
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 10:17
Forum: Hit & Run Over
Topic: Trump's Bogus Argument to Deny Green Cards and Citizenship to Immigrants who Play by the Rules
Replies: 23
Views: 347

Re: Trump's Bogus Argument to Deny Green Cards and Citizenship to Immigrants who Play by the Rules

Real talk, who the fuck doesn't qualify for some kind of social services somehow?

My thoughts on Trump are, as always, something I should not even hint at lest I end up under surveillance from government agents. Fuck, I hate him so much.
by Ellie
14 Aug 2018, 07:52
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 1331
Views: 43762

Re: Inequality

Weird, I thought the saintly socialist union agitators of the early twentieth century were responsible for the forty-hour work week. Doesn't that prove it's good? This. You have to wonder what history the guy read to come to the conclusion that a work-week of 40 hours/week was 'unnatural'. For most...