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Onion that could've been in The News

Post by lunchstealer » 23 May 2014, 13:00

Since you guys get pissy if I post Onion likes in the News that could've been in The Onion thread...

It's true.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/study- ... par,36074/
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Aresen » 23 May 2014, 13:18

lunchstealer wrote:Since you guys get pissy if I post Onion likes in the News that could've been in The Onion thread...

It's true.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/study- ... par,36074/
Yeah. That one could have come right off the NYT Education page.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 23 May 2014, 13:28

That is a typical day at work for me.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by dbcooper » 23 May 2014, 17:57

Slip inside a sleeping bag.

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 23 May 2014, 18:18

"They were basically like D&D min maxers, but instead of pissing off their DM, they destroyed the global economy. Also, instead of their DM making a level 7 paladin fight a beholder as punishment, he got a +3 sword of turning."
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 23 May 2014, 18:20

"They were basically like D&D min maxers, but instead of pissing off their DM, they destroyed the global economy. Also, instead of their DM making a level 7 paladin fight a beholder as punishment, he got a +3 sword of turning."
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Hugh Akston » 23 May 2014, 21:15

Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
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Post by Ayn_Randian » 23 May 2014, 21:34

Hugh Akston wrote:Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
god I hope it's soon. Watching someone suffer like this is hard on all of us.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 23 May 2014, 22:53

Hugh Akston wrote:Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
One needn't be deranged to enjoy that Onion article.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Ayn_Randian » 23 May 2014, 22:57

There's been this other guy in charge for about six years now. May be time to find a different scapegoat.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by dhex » 23 May 2014, 23:11

that's a funny piece. y'all got sticks up yer butts. probably put there by horseracing.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Ayn_Randian » 23 May 2014, 23:21

dhex wrote:that's a funny piece. y'all got sticks up yer butts. probably put there by horseracing.
Image

something that on the nose and unsubtle...well, I expected better. I has a sad today.
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Post by nicole » 23 May 2014, 23:29

dhex wrote:that's a funny piece. y'all got sticks up yer butts. probably put there by horseracing.
Or sex things.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Hugh Akston » 24 May 2014, 02:25

thoreau wrote:
Hugh Akston wrote:Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
One needn't be deranged to enjoy that Onion article.
No, but it helps.
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Post by Warren » 24 May 2014, 09:24

Hugh Akston wrote:
thoreau wrote:
Hugh Akston wrote:Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
One needn't be deranged to enjoy that Onion article.
No, but it helps.
Well done Hugh. But now I'm worried about your obsession with t's obsession.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Ayn_Randian » 24 May 2014, 14:52

Hugh Akston wrote:
thoreau wrote:
Hugh Akston wrote:Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
One needn't be deranged to enjoy that Onion article.
No, but it helps.
goddamn I heard that smackdown all the way across the country.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 24 May 2014, 15:07

Hugh Akston wrote:
thoreau wrote:
Hugh Akston wrote:Thoreau, they'll find a cure for BDS someday. You hang in there, buddy,
One needn't be deranged to enjoy that Onion article.
No, but it helps.
It's a great and eerily prescient Onion article. What is wrong with linking it?
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by dbcooper » 24 May 2014, 15:14

It makes you look like a dinosaur whose tastes and comments are stuck in the past. Once or even twice is ok, but...
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Post by Ayn_Randian » 24 May 2014, 15:16

dbcooper wrote:It makes you look like a dinosaur whose tastes and comments are stuck in the past. Once or even twice is ok, but...
Seriously, this. A 13-year-old diatribe about someone who has been out of the public eye for six years? It wouldn't have even been funny in 2007.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 24 May 2014, 16:03

dbcooper wrote:It makes you look like a dinosaur whose tastes and comments are stuck in the past. Once or even twice is ok, but...
If I dug up some 90's and early 2000's Onion articles arguing that the logical sequel to tobacco suits is fast food lawsuits, would anybody get upset for digging oldies but goodies?
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Aresen » 24 May 2014, 17:56

I am sort of on Team Evul Fysics Perfesser here. I don't mind revisiting old humor. (Who doesn't enjoy an occasional rerun of Abbott & Costello's Who's on First?)

OTOH, I would like to give the "Bush's fault" thing a rest for a while.
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Post by Mo » 24 May 2014, 18:00

I do enjoy referencing "Supreme Court Rules, Supreme Court Rules" from time to time, even though that article is almost old enough to go to war and die for its country.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by dhex » 24 May 2014, 19:42

dbcooper wrote:It makes you look like a dinosaur whose tastes and comments are stuck in the past. Once or even twice is ok, but...
Let he without 14gb of disco edits cast the first stone. :-)
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 24 May 2014, 21:53

Is it OK to like Our Dumb Century? That's even older than "Our Long National Nightmare of Peace and Prosperity Is Over."

Or is it not about the age of the joke, and perhaps about something else?
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