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by Kolohe
18 Sep 2020, 19:38
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2714
Views: 214414

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

SCOTUS judge RBG.

And. here. we. go.
by Kolohe
17 Sep 2020, 20:31
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Surprise! It's Government's Good Side
Replies: 922
Views: 75077

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

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issuing correction on a previous post of mine, regarding the terror group ISIL. you do not, under any circumstances, "gotta hand it to them"
by Kolohe
17 Sep 2020, 19:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Surprise! It's Government's Good Side
Replies: 922
Views: 75077

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

You do not, under any circumstances, 'have to hand it to them'
by Kolohe
16 Sep 2020, 15:17
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1447
Views: 74421

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

On March 25, we hadn’t even closed schools for the year yet in most places.
by Kolohe
16 Sep 2020, 15:15
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1447
Views: 74421

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

I would have probably still taken the under at 200k at the time that post was written.
by Kolohe
16 Sep 2020, 15:13
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 962
Views: 77929

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Eric the .5b wrote: 16 Sep 2020, 12:34 Eh, that might be going too far. Our prestige in the world stage has always stemmed from nothing more than having the preeminent military, and that hasn't changed, yet.
Also from having more money than Davey Crockett.
by Kolohe
10 Sep 2020, 13:57
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Putin on the Writs
Replies: 1266
Views: 108299

Re: Putin on the Writs

So did his daughter in law.
by Kolohe
08 Sep 2020, 08:13
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 3571
Views: 288370

Re: Twitter!

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:? :lol:
by Kolohe
07 Sep 2020, 11:56
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Market Failure!
Replies: 2515
Views: 250459

Re: Market Failure!

I am though thinking of that recent story about the guy in India that wanted to buy a bit more rice than normal and wound up with an entire box truck of rice at his doorstep.
by Kolohe
04 Sep 2020, 00:25
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: It doesn't matter if you're black or white
Replies: 416
Views: 32562

Re: It doesn't matter if you're black or white

Your best friend Chanda is super pissed at her.
by Kolohe
03 Sep 2020, 23:05
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Observations of the Random sort
Replies: 9116
Views: 430279

Re: Observations of the Random sort

We ate ok in Rome as part of the tour package. I do remember the one evening we had on our own (because we flew in the day before the tour started) was kinda unremarkable, I think we may have just had pizza overlooking the Spanish steps.
by Kolohe
03 Sep 2020, 23:02
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Observations of the Random sort
Replies: 9116
Views: 430279

Re: Observations of the Random sort

The food was surprisingly good at, of all places, the highway rest areas “Autogrill”s. I did see in one of them an alcove where they had hung fresh made pasta, and thinking, ‘I doubt the Vince Lombardi rest area would ever do this ‘
by Kolohe
03 Sep 2020, 15:51
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2714
Views: 214414

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

That’s exactly when my family moved from NY to DC, (1978) but my earliest Orioles memories were Cal Ripken & Eddie Murray circa the ‘83 series. Looking it up, Palmer was on that team too, but I just don’t remember him specifically. (Now looking at the names, I remember the Martinezes). ( I also do r...
by Kolohe
03 Sep 2020, 11:14
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2714
Views: 214414

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

D.A. Ridgely wrote: 03 Sep 2020, 11:07 Tom Seaver, 75
Who for some reason I can never fathom, I always got mixed up with Jim Palmer.
by Kolohe
01 Sep 2020, 11:34
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)
Replies: 794
Views: 64920

Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Warren wrote: 01 Sep 2020, 11:06
Jake wrote: 01 Sep 2020, 03:11disemvoweling
Nice. Did you just coin that?
It was a common thing used to moderate blog comments back in the 00’s
by Kolohe
30 Aug 2020, 10:36
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile intertubez finds
Replies: 12447
Views: 928167

Re: Worthwhile intertubez finds

Adam Neely is great. (He got me hooked during his 432 MHz video) 12tone is a similar youtuber who is also quite good.
by Kolohe
29 Aug 2020, 23:05
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2714
Views: 214414

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

NBA basketball player, Survivor TV show contestant, and Oregon marijuana dispensary owner Cliff Robinson.
by Kolohe
29 Aug 2020, 22:21
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Taktix®'s Annual Doomed Attempt at a Hockey Thread Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 23011

Re: Taktix®'s Annual Doomed Attempt at a Hockey Thread Thread

I suppose technically, the Caps made it past May in the playoffs this year.
by Kolohe
25 Aug 2020, 09:40
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)
Replies: 295
Views: 41320

Re: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)

One thing to keep in mind, that’s become somewhat apparent to me personally over the past few weeks, is that we’re both now in our (late?) forties, and our hearing is perhaps not quite what it used to be.
by Kolohe
25 Aug 2020, 09:36
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)
Replies: 295
Views: 41320

Re: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)

Probably “me ayuda de buscarla“. ‘Me’ is the grammatical indirect object* of ayuda. Which is either in the familiar imperative form or the polite second present form. I.e. “help me look for her?” Or “[can] you help me look for her?” — using your inflection to make a statement a question is a bit mor...
by Kolohe
22 Aug 2020, 12:25
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 4465
Views: 260596

Re: When journalism goes bad

There is an irritating story that pops up every election cycle: "Forecaster X has been right about every election since (specified year). Here's what he predicts this year." ( Example here ) Since there are thousands of people making predictions, it is a statistical certainty that several of them w...
by Kolohe
20 Aug 2020, 22:38
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Run DNC
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: Run DNC

And he’s now talking again

(They spliced a bit from his 2008 intro of his dad as part of the intro package this time)
by Kolohe
20 Aug 2020, 22:11
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Run DNC
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: Run DNC

Shem wrote: 20 Aug 2020, 18:13 For a minute I thought he was the dead one.
He’s being featured right now. (Beau)
by Kolohe
20 Aug 2020, 21:32
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)
Replies: 295
Views: 41320

Re: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)

There was another YouTuber that used ‘waffles’ even though that seems to be used somewhat randomly interchangeably with gofres. (Like i’ve sometimes seen, especially in Duolingo, ‘los sándwiches’ vice ‘los emparadados’) And I thought I was going nuts, but now have found out these sons of guns change...
by Kolohe
20 Aug 2020, 17:58
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)
Replies: 295
Views: 41320

Re: Speaking in tongues (the "learning languages" thread)

It’s kinda amusing as a native English speaker that every video for teaching kids the alphabet uses ‘foco’ (lightbulb) to illustrate f

Also hilarious that w is so rare in Spanish I’ve seen two different teaching videos use Washington.