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by dead_elvis
Yesterday, 18:25
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Petty annoyances
Replies: 9303
Views: 324722

Re: Petty annoyances

Jasper wrote:
Yesterday, 13:42
I admit I use the term "airlock" as the entrance to my house from the driveway, even though it is technically a vestibule, because if we don't open/close one door at a time and one of our dogs gets through both,
Good doggies know how to properly operate airlock.
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by dead_elvis
17 Jul 2018, 20:11
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Petty annoyances
Replies: 9303
Views: 324722

Re: Petty annoyances

Did they mean that kind of thing where there are two sets of doors with a little space between them to keep cold/hot air from blowing into a large institutional space? I never really thought of that as a foyer. Huh. It would be amusing that I'm critical of declining vocabulary while mis-using a wor...
by dead_elvis
17 Jul 2018, 19:55
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: OFFS: The Forsakening
Replies: 6485
Views: 190951

Re: OFFS: The Forsakening

Seems to be the thing now with progs to mention Falling Down as the epitome of white male entitlement. I really don't remember being that into the movie except the bit about no longer serving breakfast. Is it really that controversial to be against fraud? In a previous 'hood I started out trying to ...
by dead_elvis
17 Jul 2018, 15:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Petty annoyances
Replies: 9303
Views: 324722

Re: Petty annoyances

Went into the university library looking for a machine put money on a card to use the laundry machines. Person at the desk directs me back to where I walked in "between the sandwich doors", or maybe it was "sandwiched between the doors", not sure. I was rather baffled for a moment but walked back ho...
by dead_elvis
17 Jul 2018, 13:55
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Open wide for some soccer!
Replies: 322
Views: 12136

Re: Open wide for some soccer!

I just like the wording of the definition google gave me, more colorful than just "too bad".
the situation is regrettable but now beyond retrieval.
Which accurately describes "taint piss", whatever one imagines that to be (*shudder*)
by dead_elvis
16 Jul 2018, 22:26
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: What are you drinking?
Replies: 496
Views: 73328

Re: What are you drinking?

I'm back in NH and trying out N.E. beers again. Discovered Hidden Cove Brewing (Maine) Summer Ale. This is an outstanding proverbial lawn mower beer. Refreshing but has some flavor with just the right subtle light touch of wheat and citrus and hops in nice balance. 4% alcohol so I hardly feel anythi...
by dead_elvis
16 Jul 2018, 11:12
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Open wide for some soccer!
Replies: 322
Views: 12136

Re: Open wide for some soccer!

Ha, I hadn't heard that expression before, I like it.
by dead_elvis
12 Jul 2018, 09:19
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile YouTubez Finds
Replies: 439
Views: 33094

Re: Worthwhile YouTubez Finds

Oldest living WWII vet. Smokes cigars every day, drinks whiskey, 4 cups of coffee every morning, butter pecan ice cream every night. STILL DRIVES. He's 111 now.

by dead_elvis
11 Jul 2018, 22:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random Observations C.A (306 pages is enough)
Replies: 477
Views: 14916

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

Ellie wrote:
11 Jul 2018, 20:34
Awesome :lol:
by dead_elvis
11 Jul 2018, 19:33
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Open wide for some soccer!
Replies: 322
Views: 12136

Re: Open wide for some soccer!

Highway wrote:
11 Jul 2018, 11:23
Well, you gotta cash in on those failed dreams from the 90s when you can. Especially with a bad song that half talks about how much of a failure you've been.
Yay Croatia! nice to see a small country (that didn't exist until the 90s) underdog have a great run.
by dead_elvis
10 Jul 2018, 14:40
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random Observations C.A (306 pages is enough)
Replies: 477
Views: 14916

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

Ellie wrote:
10 Jul 2018, 14:05
30 rock liz lemon doughnut in the microwave
I can't believe there are people who claim that show wasn't funny.

It could have been the weed, but I swear the most mind blowing desert I ever ate was microwaving an apple fritter and topping it with a glob of Caramel Cone ice cream.
by dead_elvis
07 Jul 2018, 18:38
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Putin on the Writs
Replies: 170
Views: 6076

Re: Putin on the Writs

Thank god Croatia pulled out the win. Fuck those lame ass quasi well-isn't-that-convenient non-cheaters. They got the easiest group, the easiest bracket in the round of 16, and beat Spain only because of a non call on a penalty ( hmmmm ). It's remarkable how thoroughly trashed Russia's reputation is...
by dead_elvis
07 Jul 2018, 17:36
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: tio's neato nature thread
Replies: 1118
Views: 57189

Re: tio's neato nature thread

Speaking of buzzards, a friend of mine had one landed in his yard and vomit. Concerned about his dog getting into it he went out to clean it up and he says it was the most indescribably foul stench he had ever encountered, like death times a million. He couldn't bring himself to get close enough to ...
by dead_elvis
07 Jul 2018, 17:04
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: tio's neato nature thread
Replies: 1118
Views: 57189

Re: tio's neato nature thread

by dead_elvis
07 Jul 2018, 12:24
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Light laffs
Replies: 5563
Views: 220391

Re: Light laffs

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by dead_elvis
07 Jul 2018, 10:56
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Thar's Silicon In Them Thar Hills - Westworld w/ spoilers
Replies: 25
Views: 935

Re: Thar's Silicon In Them Thar Hills - Westworld w/ spoilers

Also, they need to knock the gimmicky timeline crap off in season 3. It's becoming Shyamalanesque at this point. One shouldn't go to the same well too many times. I was willing to give them the benefit of the doubt for this season because it mimic's Bernard's memory scramble so there's at least a p...
by dead_elvis
06 Jul 2018, 13:31
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: If We Build It, They'll Probably Still Come
Replies: 259
Views: 9344

Re: If We Build It, They'll Probably Still Come

Tfw you live in Wyoming, think "we're full," but also have a child https://twitter.com/annehelen/status/1014950402964385792 That's amazing. Of all the anti-immigration arguments, this is the one that it is most laughable on its face. If someone lives in San Francisco or New York or SoCal I might th...
by dead_elvis
01 Jul 2018, 13:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Baq to Iraq
Replies: 578
Views: 32678

Re: Baq to Iraq

by dead_elvis
30 Jun 2018, 20:26
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 3898
Views: 124311

Re: When journalism goes bad

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/linkin-park-chester-bennington/561713/ Second off holy shit good job ignoring all metal It is pretty amazing that he managed to talk about gender issues in rock while completely ignoring that one time a sub-genre ramped up hetero-machoness to a r...
by dead_elvis
30 Jun 2018, 17:57
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Shamelessly Currying Favor with Ellie
Replies: 3856
Views: 216790

Re: Shamelessly Currying Favor with Ellie

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by dead_elvis
29 Jun 2018, 14:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random Observations C.A (306 pages is enough)
Replies: 477
Views: 14916

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

Apparently Astronomy.com is getting comment posts from THE FUTURE.

They want to tell us how all this space-time fabric stuff works and they can't even keep their own website free of rifts and leaks. Sad.

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by dead_elvis
28 Jun 2018, 16:36
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2218
Views: 96025

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

Role model for how to properly be a crank Harlan Ellison.
by dead_elvis
27 Jun 2018, 17:18
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2218
Views: 96025

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

The Jackson family patriarch Joe.
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by dead_elvis
23 Jun 2018, 17:55
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 901

Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Jennifer wrote:
22 Jun 2018, 17:28
Am I the only Sense8 fan who thought the series finale movie was rather disappointing?
We would have watched it by now but all the bad reviews (including yours!) have put me off.