News that could have been in the Onion

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Post by thoreau » 30 May 2018, 12:29

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The Kushner-Kardashian summit marks something of a turning point for the First Son-in-Law. It will be Kushner’s first major act since he was granted a permanent, top-level security clearance last week, after more than a year of negative headlines about why his clearance had been delayed and then downgraded. Among White House tea-leaf readers, the news was received as evidence that perhaps Kushner’s legal exposure in Robert Mueller’s investigation might not be as severe as many had believed it to be, and gave credence to the idea that his standing in the West Wing might be somewhat restored.
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Post by Warren » 30 May 2018, 12:45

thoreau wrote:
30 May 2018, 12:29
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The Kushner-Kardashian summit marks something of a turning point for the First Son-in-Law. It will be Kushner’s first major act since he was granted a permanent, top-level security clearance last week, after more than a year of negative headlines about why his clearance had been delayed and then downgraded. Among White House tea-leaf readers, the news was received as evidence that perhaps Kushner’s legal exposure in Robert Mueller’s investigation might not be as severe as many had believed it to be, and gave credence to the idea that his standing in the West Wing might be somewhat restored.
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Compared to what other country?
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Aresen » 26 Oct 2018, 13:40

Sinead O'Connor converted to Islam

I'm not sure if this is trolling and, if it is, who is the actual troll. :?
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Andrew » 26 Oct 2018, 14:59

Aresen wrote:
26 Oct 2018, 13:40
Sinead O'Connor converted to Islam

I'm not sure if this is trolling and, if it is, who is the actual troll. :?
Something something ripping up a drawing of Mohammed
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by thoreau » 26 Oct 2018, 15:52

"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: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Mo » 27 Oct 2018, 11:46

Austria specifically. All the European court did was not override the local law. Interestingly, all the people who are mad about Brussels getting into everyone’s business are mad that Brussels didn’t get into anyone’s business.

This is not to say that blasphemy laws are good, but they’re super common in Europe, so it’s not surprising that the court didn’t overturn it and every other one in the continent.
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Post by Warren » 09 Dec 2018, 14:06

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Post by Aresen » 08 Mar 2019, 09:00

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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Dangerman » 08 Mar 2019, 12:59

I said to someone last night that I dress well and shave clean because it's the most subversive and rebellious thing I can do in regards to my peer group.

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Post by Jadagul » 08 Mar 2019, 19:11

Dangerman wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 12:59
I said to someone last night that I dress well and shave clean because it's the most subversive and rebellious thing I can do in regards to my peer group.
Hah

I wear a suit most days. It really makes me stand out in most social settings. And also looks good on its own merits.

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Post by D.A. Ridgely » 08 Mar 2019, 22:34

Unless you're wearing a dinner jacket at dinner you're not taking it far enough. I do however applaud the use of silk phallic symbols draped around men's necks as a sign of the ongoing power of the patriarchy

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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Jadagul » 09 Mar 2019, 04:26

I wear dinner jackets when I get the chance, but there is such a thing as overdressing. I also sometimes wear proper white tie when I get the chance.

(Also I don't have a tailored dinner jacket so it doesn't look as good as most of my suits do).

I _mostly_ don't wear ties, but I sometimes do. Suit and shirt with no tie is relaxed and casual and still really nice-looking.

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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Warren » 09 Mar 2019, 17:10

Jadagul wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 04:26
I wear dinner jackets when I get the chance, but there is such a thing as overdressing. I also sometimes wear proper white tie when I get the chance.

(Also I don't have a tailored dinner jacket so it doesn't look as good as most of my suits do).

I _mostly_ don't wear ties, but I sometimes do. Suit and shirt with no tie is relaxed and casual and still really nice-looking. pure hipster douchebroery
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Pham Nuwen » 09 Mar 2019, 19:31

Warren wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 17:10
Jadagul wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 04:26
I wear dinner jackets when I get the chance, but there is such a thing as overdressing. I also sometimes wear proper white tie when I get the chance.

(Also I don't have a tailored dinner jacket so it doesn't look as good as most of my suits do).

I _mostly_ don't wear ties, but I sometimes do. Suit and shirt with no tie is relaxed and casual and still really nice-looking. pure hipster douchebroery
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Warren » 09 Mar 2019, 21:31

Pham Nuwen wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 19:31
Warren wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 17:10
Jadagul wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 04:26
I wear dinner jackets when I get the chance, but there is such a thing as overdressing. I also sometimes wear proper white tie when I get the chance.

(Also I don't have a tailored dinner jacket so it doesn't look as good as most of my suits do).

I _mostly_ don't wear ties, but I sometimes do. Suit and shirt with no tie is relaxed and casual and still really nice-looking. pure hipster douchebroery
God you have gotten lame, Warren. You need to step your game up yo.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by dhex » 10 Mar 2019, 12:29

Suit without a tie is fine.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Dangerman » 10 Mar 2019, 13:36

Real somewhat embarrassing thing about me: I don't like to wear a tie to public stuff where there will be drinking/carousing because I do not want to get into a scuffle while I'm wearing a necktie. It's kind of silly but when I think of someone getting their hands on it in anger I get all cold because that's basically it for you.

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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Warren » 10 Mar 2019, 14:09

I have never once had any trouble avoiding a bar fight.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Pham Nuwen » 10 Mar 2019, 16:12

This place is full of assholes! *leaves*

I mean it's that easy. I'm team Warren here.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by lunchstealer » 10 Mar 2019, 17:40

Pham Nuwen wrote:This place is full of assholes! *leaves*

I mean it's that easy. I'm team Warren here.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Aresen » 10 Mar 2019, 23:32

I have always loathed neckties and hate every 'occasion' that mandates wearing one.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Tuco » 11 Mar 2019, 07:48

Man, when I was in my early 20s, getting drunk and getting in a fight were just two things that went together so well, though the world conspired to keep them apart, like peach cobbler and green chile or Heloise and Abelard, and though I don't indulge in either any more, I get a little misty-eyed and Proustian whenever I hear, "What're YOU lookin at?"

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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by lunchstealer » 11 Mar 2019, 11:37

Aresen wrote:
10 Mar 2019, 23:32
I have always loathed neckties and hate every 'occasion' that mandates wearing one.
I don't mind neckties that much, but I loathe 90% of occasions that mandate one.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Warren » 11 Mar 2019, 16:12

lunchstealer wrote:
11 Mar 2019, 11:37
Aresen wrote:
10 Mar 2019, 23:32
I have always loathed neckties and hate every 'occasion' that mandates wearing one.
I don't mind neckties that much, but I loathe 90% of occasions that mandate one.
That depends on what those occasions are. I like getting dressed up for social occasions. Formal dress for business I could do without.
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Re: News that could have been in the Onion

Post by Hugh Akston » 11 Mar 2019, 16:53

One of the nice things about living in Los Angeles is that there is almost never an appropriate occasion to wear a necktie. Basically only if you're an attorney going to court.
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