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by Aresen
Yesterday, 14:32
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Observations of the Random sort
Replies: 8301
Views: 228038

Re: Observations of the Random sort

the innominate one wrote:
Yesterday, 13:11
The house my mom lived in in her childhood didn't have indoor plumbing. KY.
KY or Detroit?
by Aresen
Yesterday, 10:39
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Pick Your Poisson
Replies: 1341
Views: 61175

Re: Pick Your Poisson

Ellie wrote:
Yesterday, 10:06
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Ditto.

Other than "It is an evul plot to turn the internetz over to Comcast" or "Abolishing it is an evul plot to turn the internetz over to Comcast."
by Aresen
Yesterday, 10:36
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Pick Your Poisson
Replies: 1341
Views: 61175

Re: Pick Your Poisson

Thinking about renting out our townhouse for Super Bowl weekend. It's not incredibly convenient to get to the stadium from us, but it's doable. We could easily crash with my parents for the weekend. I might wait until it gets a little closer (I'd have to clean the place to take pictures anyway) and...
by Aresen
Yesterday, 10:30
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread
Replies: 198
Views: 2418

Re: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread

Highway wrote:
Yesterday, 09:46
Based on the continuing support of these guys, the overriding moral value is: Be in power so you can tell other people how to live.
Isn't that the whole purpose of power?
by Aresen
21 Nov 2017, 17:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random news finds
Replies: 1239
Views: 44027

Re: Random news finds

I'm sure the president will have something appropriate to tweet.
by Aresen
21 Nov 2017, 17:25
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: I bless the rains
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: I bless the rains

nicole wrote:
21 Nov 2017, 10:56
Mugabe resigns.
Two months to January 21.
by Aresen
20 Nov 2017, 16:49
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2062
Views: 79100

Re: This is the thread for people who died, died.

Crushed by an Angel

I hated that show. Religiosity and fantasy blended with saccharine.
by Aresen
20 Nov 2017, 15:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Observations of the Random sort
Replies: 8301
Views: 228038

Re: Observations of the Random sort

James Herriot's stories on life as a country vet in England gives some real perspective on how relatively easy life is now. I can't imagine driving in winter without a functional heater in the vehicle, among many other difficulties. Are you reading All Creatures? Have you watched it yet? HAVE I MEN...
by Aresen
20 Nov 2017, 15:24
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread
Replies: 198
Views: 2418

Re: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread

dhex wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 13:44
she's escaped most of the rage so far.

it'll come, tho.
Nah. No change. Team Red has hated her forever and Team Bernie hates her already but for Team Blue Machine, she will always wear a martyr's crown. (Unless she tries to run again.)
by Aresen
20 Nov 2017, 15:19
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2062
Views: 79100

Re: This is the thread for people who died, died.

the innominate one wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 08:50
That is a truly awesome level of stupid.
by Aresen
20 Nov 2017, 08:34
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2062
Views: 79100

Re: This is the thread for people who died, died.

Solitudinarian wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 02:16
Good riddance, Charlie Manson.
That about sums it up.
by Aresen
19 Nov 2017, 15:56
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 4214
Views: 67060

Re: Orange is the new President

Sandy wrote:
19 Nov 2017, 03:06
the innominate one wrote:Ducks Unlimited is very good about preserving wetlands so they can shoot quackers.
But ducks are rapists, so in the current climate, nobody would mourn their extinction.
I've seen a lot of false duckusations, they don't mallard to me any more.
by Aresen
19 Nov 2017, 15:53
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Masculinity, so fragile
Replies: 160
Views: 3239

Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Jordan Peterson was right when he was opposing the Thought Police.

Lately, he's been batshit.
by Aresen
19 Nov 2017, 10:41
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread
Replies: 198
Views: 2418

Re: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread

So I had a random thought about Franken as related to a general rule. Let’s say Franken gets the boot over this. What is the incentive to come clean, repent and make peace with the past accuser. It basically shows that your best bet is to fight, no matter how long the odds because coming clean gets...
by Aresen
17 Nov 2017, 13:48
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Surprise! It's Government's Good Side
Replies: 870
Views: 46476

Re: Surprise! It's Government's Good Side

This is one for the record books, a city that won't build a stadium to get a sports team: Halifax CFL team an ‘exciting opportunity,’ but city won’t lead effort Savage says there has been a long-standing interest in the city for a football franchise and a stadium — Halifax currently does not have on...
by Aresen
17 Nov 2017, 13:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Observations of the Random sort
Replies: 8301
Views: 228038

Re: Observations of the Random sort

nicole wrote:
17 Nov 2017, 13:11
I...had no idea this shit was this crazy

Do you mean the gawdawful decor or the sanctimonious critique?
by Aresen
17 Nov 2017, 12:05
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random news finds
Replies: 1239
Views: 44027

Re: Random news finds

If a tree falls in a forest, it was probably captured on somebody's security camera.
by Aresen
17 Nov 2017, 11:57
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 4214
Views: 67060

Re: Orange is the new President

While I detest trophy hunters, they have often spearheaded conservation efforts. It gives me mixed feelings.
by Aresen
17 Nov 2017, 00:34
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread
Replies: 198
Views: 2418

Re: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread

There is a difference between the two, but neither Team Red nor Team Blue seems ready to differentiate when it comes to tarring the opposition.
by Aresen
17 Nov 2017, 00:31
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: The Road to Damascus
Replies: 582
Views: 28095

Re: The Road to Damascus

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
16 Nov 2017, 19:33
It's cool that there seems to be a general war brewing in the Middle East. We won't get dragged into that, and it won't destroy the world economy for a decade.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11 ... elligence/
The Axis of Ishmael?
by Aresen
16 Nov 2017, 16:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread
Replies: 198
Views: 2418

Re: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread

Religion is fair. That was off top of head kinda thing based on recent stories. I think the idea of a powerful career gatekeeper and the general absence of something like HR which creates institutional barriers (which yes can fail) will be correlated features. To be fair Religion already beat every...
by Aresen
16 Nov 2017, 14:07
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread
Replies: 198
Views: 2418

Re: No touching! - sexual impropriety thread

Was Franken one of the torchbearers in the crowd looking to lynch Moore?

(Not that I don't think Moore should be lynched. I'd just like to see another rope hung on that oak tree.)
by Aresen
16 Nov 2017, 11:54
Forum: Hit & Run Over
Topic: America's Exit May Have Improved the TPP
Replies: 9
Views: 208

Re: America's Exit May Have Improved the TPP

Don't we already have a thread for stupid shit said on H&R, when anyone bothers to look? This is for substantive discussion of articles and stuff at Reason. Right. I took Aresen's post to be about the stupid response there. A little bit guilty as charged. I did object to the stupid response, but I ...
by Aresen
16 Nov 2017, 11:09
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Towing the Lion
Replies: 1659
Views: 84069

Re: Towing the Lion

From a story about the coup in Zimbabwe:
The military is hoping to revive the economic decline that was mainly caused by a program initiated by Mugabe
by Aresen
16 Nov 2017, 10:44
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 4214
Views: 67060

Re: Orange is the new President

Warren wrote:
16 Nov 2017, 01:17
the innominate one wrote:
15 Nov 2017, 21:23
It's very Cruella de Ville.
Just the other day I was thinking Cruella would be a good candidate for the Wicked treatment. Good capitalist antagonized by a self-deluded layabout.
Why not Delores Umbridge? She likes cats, after all. :P