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by lunchstealer
Yesterday, 02:41
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Infrastructure
Replies: 721
Views: 53186

Re: Infrastructure

Article makes some good arguments as to why trains are a terrible idea and we should focus on other methods (especially more and better roads), but this The differences in infrastructure requirements explain why air travel costs so much less than rail travel. Is incomprehensible coming from Cato. F...
by lunchstealer
05 May 2021, 19:11
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Asa's 11 days
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Asa's 11 days

Warren wrote: 05 May 2021, 00:16
Hugh Akston wrote: 04 May 2021, 15:11 Well the important thing is that the state murdered innocent people in a humane and painless manner.
I thought the important thing was that the state murdered the right innocent people.
procedures were followed
by lunchstealer
03 May 2021, 20:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: The Glooming of 2024: Return of the Knave of Orange
Replies: 44
Views: 801

Re: The Glooming of 2024: Return of the Knave of Orange

Man, Cowboys fans really don't like Eagles fans.
by lunchstealer
03 May 2021, 17:29
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Tiny Triumphs
Replies: 1102
Views: 118528

Re: Tiny Triumphs

I keep trying to make it into The Hall of the Mountain King but the third and fourth measures aren't quite right.
by lunchstealer
03 May 2021, 17:26
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Heroes and zeroes of the animal kingdom
Replies: 457
Views: 75009

Re: Heroes and zeroes of the animal kingdom

As the internet once said, don't fuck with cats.
by lunchstealer
03 May 2021, 17:10
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Tell Me a Joke
Replies: 21
Views: 318

Re: Tell Me a Joke

So one astronaut says to the other astronaut he says

"I can't find any milk for my coffee"

So the second astronaut says to the first one

"In space, no one can. Here, use cream."
by lunchstealer
01 May 2021, 18:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Petty annoyances
Replies: 10194
Views: 717217

Re: Petty annoyances

Highway speaks wisdom. My Mr. Coffee K-cup authorized knockoff is okay. I drink a lot more coffee if I don't have to fuck around with grounds and filters.
by lunchstealer
01 May 2021, 14:16
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 3906
Views: 382918

Re: Twitter!

thoreau wrote: 01 May 2021, 11:59
Jesus H. The start of that thread ...


In the 'more tweets' section there was this bit.


I'm not sure he's the hero we need, specifically, but he's definitely a hero we have.

by lunchstealer
01 May 2021, 14:11
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Music for the Masses
Replies: 1485
Views: 199440

Re: Music for the Masses

dbcooper wrote: 30 Apr 2021, 09:15
And then there's the pseudo-sequel.

by lunchstealer
30 Apr 2021, 16:59
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1837
Views: 165923

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Additional OFFSness - A guy who lied so much on 'code violation' reports that he ended up on the AZ Brady list and who then was part of the Capitol attack (although he may've just been in the crowd outside on the steps, not sure if he went in or fucked anything up) is now part of the AZ ballot audit...
by lunchstealer
30 Apr 2021, 16:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: No Sandwich is Safe: The Joe Biden Presidency
Replies: 159
Views: 5356

Re: No Sandwich is Safe: The Joe Biden Presidency

OK, one of the things I wanted is starting to happen.

by lunchstealer
29 Apr 2021, 19:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Earworm Infestations
Replies: 360
Views: 75274

Re: Earworm Infestations

Aw shit, I got the dreaded Do do do do, do do do do, do do do do, do do do do stuck in my head. Not only that but I made the mistake of realizing when that song came out so now on top of the earworm torture I feel old. Harrumph. I assume this is the Suzanne Vega one? The Police equivalent, Do do do...
by lunchstealer
28 Apr 2021, 15:56
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: tio's neato nature thread
Replies: 1185
Views: 121453

Re: tio's neato nature thread

The visit to the juniper outside my window by a spotted towhee this morning, only the second one I've seen in my lifetime, now seems anticlimactic.
by lunchstealer
28 Apr 2021, 14:29
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: This is the thread for people who died, died.
Replies: 2918
Views: 279615

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

He was worried about the white mice.

by lunchstealer
27 Apr 2021, 00:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 4604
Views: 327753

Re: When journalism goes bad

I've said it before but if they want to get through to old white people, the protesters have to wear collared shirts, khakis, and socks with sandals while waving American flags. If the police are shown fucking up people that look like them then old white people flip out. And replication crisis and ...
by lunchstealer
27 Apr 2021, 00:47
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Human Origins, Historical Oddities, Evolution Etc.
Replies: 31
Views: 469

Re: Human Origins, Historical Oddities, Evolution Etc.

Related: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpNuh-J5IgE Especially interesting since something like "We walked them." or "They walked." was supposedly given as an explanation of how they moved the statues by Easter Island natives at the time of first contact with Europeans. Now that is very cool. So w...
by lunchstealer
26 Apr 2021, 18:51
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 4604
Views: 327753

Re: When journalism goes bad

Let's see if I can sum this up briefly... "Actually showing disturbing footage of police killing PoC doesn't help us in our fight against racism; therefore, we should punish any media outlets that do it." https://www.v ox.com/first-person/22391964/george-floyd-derek-chauvin-adam-toledo-police-viole...
by lunchstealer
26 Apr 2021, 18:44
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Infrastructure
Replies: 721
Views: 53186

Re: Infrastructure

I'm guessing they decided to open the road before putting the signage up? If you don't know it's a traffic circle maybe you could make some of those mistakes, but even if they were rare in the US before 1990, I still came across them from time to time. Probably none in my county but there were enoug...
by lunchstealer
25 Apr 2021, 00:38
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Tell Me a Joke
Replies: 21
Views: 318

Re: Tell Me a Joke

mrs lunch has exactly one joke. "Why am I scared to shave my legs in the shower? I'm worried I'll lose a nipple." I'm a fan of Latvia jokes - which I think have been discussed here before, but here's a list. https://www.sadanduseless.com/latvian-jokes/ Things like Knock Knock Who there? Latvian Latv...
by lunchstealer
25 Apr 2021, 00:20
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Human Origins, Historical Oddities, Evolution Etc.
Replies: 31
Views: 469

Re: Human Origins, Historical Oddities, Evolution Etc.

There's an interesting PDF article "Why was cycling not included in the ancient Olympics?" that is a PITA to link on mobile, but searching the exact title should work. Primitive bicycles, scooters, etc. are interesting in their absence from the ancient world. I wonder if it has something to do with...
by lunchstealer
24 Apr 2021, 23:33
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Market Failure!
Replies: 2531
Views: 313801

Re: Market Failure!

Less market failure and more marketing failure. A Lexus commercial running right now has somebody writing their Ted Talk, going through a litany of newspeak pablum, like we need more empathy blah blah whatever, "It's not about David vs Goliath, it's about David helping Goliath to ..." wait what? I h...
by lunchstealer
23 Apr 2021, 15:39
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: I may want to see that?
Replies: 1678
Views: 152931

Re: I may want to see that?

dbcooper wrote: 23 Apr 2021, 07:31
If they were serious about it they'd have cast Reb Brown.

Also Ronny Jellico is a national treasure.
by lunchstealer
22 Apr 2021, 15:56
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1731
Views: 136465

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

Burning Man will require proof of COVID vaccination. https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/festivals/9560675/burning-man-mulling-mandatory-covid-19-vaccines/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social I thought the point of Burning Man was to do all sorts of things that no doctor would ever recommend. ...
by lunchstealer
22 Apr 2021, 15:32
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1731
Views: 136465

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

Burning Man will require proof of COVID vaccination. https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/festivals/9560675/burning-man-mulling-mandatory-covid-19-vaccines/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social I thought the point of Burning Man was to do all sorts of things that no doctor would ever recommend. ...
by lunchstealer
22 Apr 2021, 13:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1731
Views: 136465

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

Burning Man will require proof of COVID vaccination. https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/festivals/9560675/burning-man-mulling-mandatory-covid-19-vaccines/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social I thought the point of Burning Man was to do all sorts of things that no doctor would ever recommend. ...