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Post by Eric the .5b » 13 Jul 2017, 05:09

JasonL wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 08:33
I think fear and resentment of the different is bad and makes you a bad person. If it's a neutral preference that allows the presence of other things without closing ranks it's a little sad but oh well.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 13 Jul 2017, 05:16

Solitudinarian wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 23:54
The next time asparagus accosts you, send it to my house. My friends butter, sliced almonds, and I will take care of it.
Sliced almonds? Hmmm, interesting...
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Post by dead_elvis » 13 Jul 2017, 08:26

Solitudinarian wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 23:54


The next time asparagus accosts you, send it to my house.
Yeah, same here. That shit's usually like $5 bucks a bunch. But it's a grill-able veggie so I gotta get my fix.
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Post by Sandy » 13 Jul 2017, 10:11

Aresen wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 23:17
Shem wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:23
Given enough time, it stops being signaling. Eat food you hate on a dozen separate occasions, and you're probably going to wind up liking it, or at least not hating it. You are who you pretend to be.
Me and asparagus will never see eye-to-eye. The hate is eternal.
Ditto bitter IPAs. Bud (not Bud Lite) is a perfectly acceptable, unthreatening beer. But bitter IPAs are just...ugh.

OTOH, I drink Gose like nobody's business because I'm weird like that.
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Post by nicole » 13 Jul 2017, 10:33

I think you mean, because goses are delicious.
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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 13 Jul 2017, 12:55

If someone buys me a gose, that's like that time Homer bought Marge a bowling ball that had "Homer" written on it.
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Post by Warren » 13 Jul 2017, 14:07

Sandy wrote:
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Ditto bitter IPAs. Bud (not Bud Lite) is a perfectly acceptable, unthreatening beer. But bitter IPAs are just...ugh.
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Post by JasonL » 13 Jul 2017, 14:10

Had to look up gose. It sounds awful.

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Post by Sandy » 13 Jul 2017, 14:11

JasonL wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:10
Had to look up gose. It sounds awful.
It's not for everyone, like sour beers, which I also love.
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Post by nicole » 13 Jul 2017, 14:17

Sandy wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:11
JasonL wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:10
Had to look up gose. It sounds awful.
It's not for everyone, like sour beers, which I also love.
I don't know if you can get Off Color Brewing stuff in VA at all but you NEED to try Troublesome.
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Post by Jasper » 13 Jul 2017, 14:19

fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
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Post by fyodor » 13 Jul 2017, 15:46

Jasper wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:19
fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
I'm wondering if you're serious or joking and if there's really a Spanish flatlands that has a rainy season in the US (Bing is no help), but the serious answer is that I don't remember where it took place. (It was a news show or documentary, BTW, i.e., this was an actual, real person.)
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Post by dead_elvis » 13 Jul 2017, 16:25

Sandy wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:11
JasonL wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:10
Had to look up gose. It sounds awful.
It's not for everyone, like sour beers, which I also love.
I'm happy to see Berliner Weisse becoming a thing now in brew pubs/microbreweries. Delicious, and usually only ~3% alcohol so it won't put you on your ass.
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Post by Jason » 13 Jul 2017, 18:59

Berliner Weisse is becoming a thing now????

Woohoo!!!
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Post by Warren » 13 Jul 2017, 19:23

fyodor wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 15:46
Jasper wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:19
fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
I'm wondering if you're serious or joking and if there's really a Spanish flatlands that has a rainy season in the US (Bing is no help), but the serious answer is that I don't remember where it took place.
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Post by fyodor » 13 Jul 2017, 22:04

Warren wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 19:23
fyodor wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 15:46
Jasper wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:19
fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
I'm wondering if you're serious or joking and if there's really a Spanish flatlands that has a rainy season in the US (Bing is no help), but the serious answer is that I don't remember where it took place.
:roll:
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Okay.

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Post by Jasper » 14 Jul 2017, 14:32

fyodor wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 15:46
Jasper wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:19
fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
I'm wondering if you're serious or joking and if there's really a Spanish flatlands that has a rainy season in the US (Bing is no help), but the serious answer is that I don't remember where it took place. (It was a news show or documentary, BTW, i.e., this was an actual, real person.)
I'll do little to clarify my intent.
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Post by Warren » 14 Jul 2017, 15:49

Jasper wrote:
14 Jul 2017, 14:32
fyodor wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 15:46
Jasper wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:19
fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
I'm wondering if you're serious or joking and if there's really a Spanish flatlands that has a rainy season in the US (Bing is no help), but the serious answer is that I don't remember where it took place. (It was a news show or documentary, BTW, i.e., this was an actual, real person.)
I'll do little to clarify my intent.
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Post by lunchstealer » 14 Jul 2017, 15:49

Jasper wrote:
14 Jul 2017, 14:32
fyodor wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 15:46
Jasper wrote:
13 Jul 2017, 14:19
fyodor wrote:
12 Jul 2017, 16:11

BTW, this all also reminds me of a TV show I saw a decade or two ago about a poor white woman who was making a point of learning middle class manners for specific purpose of raising her station in life. (That might have been where I heard the Don't raise yourself above your rearin' thing....)
I think I saw that show. Wasn't it set in the Spanish flatlands during rainy season?
I'm wondering if you're serious or joking and if there's really a Spanish flatlands that has a rainy season in the US (Bing is no help), but the serious answer is that I don't remember where it took place. (It was a news show or documentary, BTW, i.e., this was an actual, real person.)
I'll do little to clarify my intent.
Maybe if you just did some enunciation exercises, it might be clearer what you're speaking about.
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Post by Mo » 17 Aug 2017, 10:25

I think Trump has finally broken VDH's brain. You don't have to look very hard to see folks on the left pressuring Apple over Foxconn suicides, rare earth metal mining, criticize tech company tax games or talk about using anti-trust against Google and Facebook. It''s like he thought, "Tech companies rich. Robber barons rich. Tech companies liberal. Tech companies bad. I won't criticize right, so liberals won't criticize tech companies," and turned it into a column.

Also, Starbucks needs to be broken up? What the everliving fuck?
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Post by JasonL » 17 Aug 2017, 10:27

Man that's stupid. It's consistent with the 2nd dumbest version of liberal critique of capitalism. See Moore and Oliver Stone for the most dumbest.

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Post by Kolohe » 17 Aug 2017, 10:28

It used to be that the Left's tendency of literallyjoebiden smashing Starbucks was what the Right pointed to in order to say the Left was Bad.
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Post by Mo » 17 Aug 2017, 10:28

The critique itself is dumb, but the claim that no progressives are worried about it is potentially even dumber.
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Post by nicole » 17 Aug 2017, 10:34

That was truly stupid.
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Post by Kolohe » 17 Aug 2017, 10:42

It took a while, and took some more reading of classical history, to realize that VDH is wrong about a lot of stuff, even the stuff he's supposed to be an expert in.

He pretty much created the equivalent of a Lost Cause narrative, or possibly its inverse (obverse?) for the Battle of Thermopylae - Mainstreaming the thought that the any and all of the ideas of democracy and individual autonomy would have forever died were the Iranians to win that one.
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