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by Kolohe
06 Dec 2019, 13:53
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Our Friends, The House of Saud
Replies: 241
Views: 18489

Re: Our Friends, The House of Saud

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/us-official-pensacola-shooting-suspect-was-saudi-student/2019/12/06/9f1d091e-184f-11ea-80d6-d0ca7007273f_story.html US official: Pensacola shooting suspect was Saudi student Well, this is going to prompt a calm and rational discussion throughout the...
by Kolohe
06 Dec 2019, 10:24
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Brexit: what say ye?
Replies: 585
Views: 27638

Re: Brexit: what say ye?

They played War Pigs for his entrance. Whoever made that decision deserves a medal. When Trump stepped into the Garden floor, shortly before the beginning of the 10 p.m. main card, he was met with some undeniable boos, but also, some cheering, which—mixed with a sound system loudly blasting licks o...
by Kolohe
05 Dec 2019, 11:58
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Mr. Robot: with spoilers
Replies: 146
Views: 11567

Re: Mr. Robot: with spoilers

https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/05/politics ... index.html
US sanctions Russian cybercriminal group 'Evil Corp' over $100 million hack
by Kolohe
03 Dec 2019, 21:27
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2472
Views: 151318

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

DC Fontana, writer for Star Trek (and several Star Trek novels, and frankly, the majority of the good ones) (though Vonda McIntyre's were also good, and I see she passed away earlier this year too)
by Kolohe
01 Dec 2019, 18:20
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Op-ediots
Replies: 605
Views: 41016

Re: Op-ediots

OMG. I hope the comment about Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans is a joke because I’m not sure how a battle fought after the Treaty of Ghent was going to change the outcome of the war. https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/11/put-harriet-tubman-on-a-new-25-bill/ Didn't read the article, but there...
by Kolohe
01 Dec 2019, 17:49
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 261
Views: 18021

Re: PS 411

Aresen wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 19:56
Eric the .5b wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 19:45
thoreau wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 11:42
California no longer has at-risk students. They're all at-promise.

If you say "at-risk" then you are being doubleplusungood.
Oh, wow.

Can we change "endangered species" to "enfortuned species"?
I think the correct term is 'under-represented species.'
potential dinner species.
by Kolohe
28 Nov 2019, 23:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: msinaisuhtlaM
Replies: 171
Views: 9336

Re: msinaisuhtlaM

Handsmaid's Tale, but from the left.
by Kolohe
28 Nov 2019, 14:30
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Have you accepted Nothing as your lord and savior?
Replies: 1596
Views: 69174

Re: Have you accepted Nothing as your lord and savior?

Warren wrote:
15 Nov 2019, 13:25
Oh yeah? Well I've got a few complaints I'd like to discuss. I've prepared a PPT stack. You should take notes.
The lack of an apostrophe makes me read this as a command to Instant Message God.
by Kolohe
25 Nov 2019, 23:04
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Damn database problems
Replies: 406
Views: 83093

Re: Damn database problems

Or we can do like that one guy in Titanic; stick around to the very end, but drink a hella lot.
by Kolohe
25 Nov 2019, 18:44
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Damn database problems
Replies: 406
Views: 83093

Re: Damn database problems

Yep, same thing here
by Kolohe
19 Nov 2019, 22:56
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 7211
Views: 296571

Re: Orange is the new President

I just find this amusing: The foreign ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt have been meeting in DC to resolve a dispute over a dam on the Nile, and apparently Trump was at one of the meetings . I am struggling to imagine Trump trying to discuss this with the foreign ministers of 3 African countr...
by Kolohe
13 Nov 2019, 00:03
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Mr. Robot: with spoilers
Replies: 146
Views: 11567

Re: Mr. Robot: with spoilers

I'm sort of meh on Janice, tbh. The whole thing surounding that 'Dark Army Middle Manager' plotline just strikes me as them trying way too hard, esp for this stage of the game. Who knows, maybe it's some unconscious bias on my part, because Irving last season was awesome. It took me a bit to figure ...
by Kolohe
12 Nov 2019, 06:50
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 3112
Views: 172795

Re: Twitter!

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
04 Nov 2019, 16:27
Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Nov 2019, 16:00
Kurt Suzuki is a catcher for the Nats who wore a MAGA hat to the White House and received a bad touch from President Trump.
Now I'm glad he got beaned by that pitch.
If it works the way it does in the movies, he gets hit in the head again and becomes a Bernie Bro.
by Kolohe
10 Nov 2019, 18:27
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Mr. Robot: with spoilers
Replies: 146
Views: 11567

Re: Mr. Robot: with spoilers

It's gotta be a bigger rush than arresting some churro abuelita.
by Kolohe
31 Oct 2019, 00:34
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Our National Pastime
Replies: 293
Views: 28791

Re: Our National Pastime

Hey, how about them Nats?
by Kolohe
30 Oct 2019, 18:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Fragments of an avotoast anthropology
Replies: 483
Views: 29721

Re: Fragments of an avotoast anthropology

It's kind of weird that buttons showed up so late (Wikipedia says "Functional buttons with buttonholes for fastening or closing clothes appeared first in Germany in the 13th century") considering that it's not like they require any particular technology or precision to make. It sounds like they wen...
by Kolohe
28 Oct 2019, 23:20
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Kurds a-whey
Replies: 23
Views: 1555

Re: Kurds a-whey

So now we know. The line "?????" in the brief was a redaction for national security. https://twitter.com/DalrympleWill/status/1188991139719737345?s=19 https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/28/syrian-kurds-baghdadi-underpants-dna-test?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet&__twitter_impression=true Syrian K...
by Kolohe
28 Oct 2019, 01:38
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2472
Views: 151318

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

I think I learned it due to a brief allusion to it in The Wire or more likely someone commenting on the internet on that allusion.
by Kolohe
27 Oct 2019, 11:27
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Roolz of the Rode
Replies: 376
Views: 30776

Re: Roolz of the Rode

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by Kolohe
23 Oct 2019, 10:39
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 3112
Views: 172795

Re: Twitter!

thoreau wrote:
20 Oct 2019, 12:48
We should just use a language that doesn't have separate male and female pronouns. Sumerian, Hittite, Chinese, and Quenya all fit the bill.
Chinese 'he' and 'she' are pronounced the same, but spelled differently. 他 vs 她
by Kolohe
23 Oct 2019, 10:33
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: I just don't get it
Replies: 3012
Views: 126040

Re: I just don't get it

Open-plan offices are a completely different crime against humanity. I'm hoping they're on their way out, because they're never going to show any of their supposed benefits. They're not on their way out, though, because of the secret benefit that is the real driver: they're cheap. All that crap abo...
by Kolohe
23 Oct 2019, 10:27
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Mr. Robot: with spoilers
Replies: 146
Views: 11567

Re: Mr. Robot: with spoilers

Well, she's technically a Dark Army auxiliary already, by virtue of her being a virtual bank teller for the Deus Group. Does she know exactly who she is working for? Possibly a little. Does she know the complete nexus between Cyprus Bank, Deus Group, E Corp, and the Dark Army? Probably not. But she ...
by Kolohe
22 Oct 2019, 12:39
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Mr. Robot: with spoilers
Replies: 146
Views: 11567

Re: Mr. Robot: with spoilers

I finally caught up - I do not like at all how Esmail 'explained' the origin of Deus Group two weeks ago, but he's always been kinda shit on practical economics and how a real super duper elite would leverage that. In contrast, this week's origin story of White Rose was very well conceived and execu...
by Kolohe
21 Oct 2019, 07:52
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Epiphanies
Replies: 93
Views: 2372

Re: Epiphanies

Tuco wrote:
21 Oct 2019, 07:41
Fuckin woke-ass Warren.
Fuckin woke ass-Warren
by Kolohe
17 Oct 2019, 14:18
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: 400 ppm
Replies: 335
Views: 19793

Re: 400 ppm

Not going to lie, I liked the past spring when the extinction rebellion closed down the streets (or rather, caused the streets to be closed down) around Westminster. It made doing to tourist thing and walking around all that a heck of lot more pleasant experience. But stopping public transit - stopp...