Onion that could've been in The News

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Aresen » 15 Feb 2019, 17:42

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 20 Feb 2019, 23:55

"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 » 12 Apr 2019, 20:12

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Warren » 13 Apr 2019, 11:06

Just when I thought The Onion was losing it's edge.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Hugh Akston » 16 Apr 2019, 17:29

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Mo » 04 May 2019, 18:35

his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

no one ever yells worldstar when a pet gets fucked up - dhex

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 08 May 2019, 11:24

New ‘Call Of Duty’ Career Mode Lets Player Join Raytheon’s Board Of Directors After Military Service
SANTA MONICA, CA—Introducing an update aimed at heightening the realism of the game, Activision announced Wednesday that a new career mode for Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 allows playable characters who retire from the military to continue the fight by joining Raytheon’s board of directors. “Players who rack up enough confirmed kills in combat will now be able to take their adventure to the next level as they join a $50 billion company with the mission of building lethal weapons systems and maximizing profits for shareholders,” said Activision spokesperson Adam Bera, acknowledging this version of career mode tested better with gamers than a beta version in which the player is a discharged soldier who returns to his hometown, discovers there are few jobs available, and struggles to make ends meet. “Points are earned in career mode by attending meetings, securing hundreds of millions of dollars in Defense Department contracts, and appearing on cable news programs to fend off bad public relations for the military-industrial complex. Our award-winning developers even worked closely with current and former Raytheon executives to make sure all the golfing side quests in the game are as true to life as possible.” Bera went on to reveal that if Call Of Duty players beat career mode with 100% of achievements, they will be able to unlock Erik Prince as a playable character.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by lunchstealer » 08 May 2019, 14:29

OK I thought it was a barely-funny idea that went on way too long until the last sentence.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 13 May 2019, 22:02

"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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Post by Jennifer » 15 May 2019, 18:17

Abused 12-Year-Old Alabama Girl Doesn’t Think She Can Handle Being A Mom On Top Of Everything Else
MONTGOMERY, AL—Conveying her concerns that the additional obstacles presented by parenthood would be too much to bear, 12-year-old abuse survivor Abigail Dunn was reportedly worried Wednesday that she wouldn’t be able to handle being a mom on top of everything else she had going on. “I have several book reports and a big algebra test coming up in the next few weeks, and I had even been thinking about trying out for my school’s chorus, but giving birth and caring for an infant is going to really cut into my studying time,” said the seventh-grader, who acknowledged that the intense feelings of shame and fear associated with trauma had already placed her significantly behind her peers and added that there would likely be even greater challenges to raising the offspring of the man who attacked her. “This year has been hard in a lot of ways. We had to move to a new neighborhood, and my family life has been very, very bad, especially recently. My relationship with my stepdad is pretty much a nightmare. I wish I were responsible enough to look after a baby, but I’m just so scared that I won’t be. I’m really sorry.” At press time, Dunn had expressed hope that her unborn child would be friends with the babies of all her fellow pregnant classmates.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Mo » 24 May 2019, 05:19

his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

no one ever yells worldstar when a pet gets fucked up - dhex

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 09 Aug 2019, 10:50

Excerpts from a Timeline of Capital Punishment
2009:
Jesus Christ, does anyone in the building know how to find a vein?!

2019:
More states hoping to move past legacy of executing mentally ill people by letting cops kill them first.
"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 » 28 Aug 2019, 11:28

"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 » 26 Sep 2019, 21:35

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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Eric the .5b » 26 Sep 2019, 21:44

"Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer."
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by Hugh Akston » 30 Sep 2019, 21:59

Trump Aides Investigating Whistleblower Struggling To Identify Single Person In CIA With Moral Principles
“Naturally, we started at the top, but obviously [CIA director Gina] Haspel is cleared because of the whole torture thing, and all the other leading officials are into really shady shit too. Pretty much anyone who’s been there longer than a year or two is out, and honestly, you don’t even expect people who have any deeply held sense of right and wrong to make it past the application process.
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Re: Onion that could've been in The News

Post by thoreau » 01 Oct 2019, 14:50

"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 » 12 Nov 2019, 22:43

College Freshman Annoyed About Having To Room With 47-Year-Old Adjunct Professor

I don't know of any adjuncts living in freshman dorms, but I used to know a non-tenure-track faculty member who rented a room in a house where undergrads also lived. Not any of her students, AFAIK, but still.
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