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by Yablo
Mon May 07, 2018 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Soupspoon wrote:Humorous news: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-44005284

(I got 9/10, rather proudly, only failing with the baltic states question where I dithered the wrong way between the right answer and the one I chose.)


I got the same result for the same reason.
by Yablo
Wed May 02, 2018 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Great Quotes From the Wrong People
Replies: 62
Views: 7007

Re: Great Quotes From the Wrong People

Leonardo da Vinci: "I can't compete with you physically, and you're no match for my brains." Lorenzo de' Medici: "You're that smart?" da Vinci: "Let me put it this way — have you ever heard of Plato? Aristotle? Socrates?" de' Medici: "Yes?" da Vinci: "Mor...
by Yablo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)
Replies: 127
Views: 44379

Re: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)

The Bedford Project – Session 3 The shower didn’t do much to calm his nerves, and so Atwood maintained a careful watch out the window through a crack between the curtains. Every so often, he shot a disapproving frown toward the phone. It was about 7:30 PM when he saw the large black man, Kellan Dun...
by Yablo
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word disassociation
Replies: 127
Views: 16059

Re: Word disassociation

antelope
by Yablo
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

faires
by Yablo
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

ColletArrow wrote:
Nottingham mum 'goes bananas' over Asda's £930 bill

Bobbie Gordon, from Sherwood in Nottingham, said she was shocked to be billed £930.11 for the piece of fruit - instead of 11p.

Where's Robin Hood when you need him?
by Yablo
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

I wonder if Mauritania or Mauritius will follow eSwatini and eSwitzini's lead. Or maybe Niger and Nigeria, or Libya and Liberia. As long as Chad stays Chad.
by Yablo
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Be careful skipping over the critiques. They're a potential tripping hazard, especially as they're only ankle high and installed right next to the knee-high 'guard rails' by the buckets full of ebola. The critiques bite ankles, too. "A critique? What are you giving him a critique for? It might...
by Yablo
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

spats
by Yablo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

As long as the critiques are less than half your size, you'll live.
by Yablo
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

I see what you did there. Normally, I hate puns, but I find I have an appreciation for those rare few that have some quality.
by Yablo
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

When my brother and a good friend of ours moved up here to Alaska, they decided to drive. Our friend left Kentucky and picked my brother up in Wisconsin, and then they took Canada's highway west all the way to the traffic jam where a moose refused to move. Traffic on the highway was stopped for a fe...
by Yablo
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

To be fair, though, the rule of thumb didn't specifically mention anything larger or smaller than "half as big as you."
by Yablo
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Coyne wrote:I suspect that is true because most people see bears as dangerous, and moose...not. Which is an incorrect assumption.

I'm really not sure how someone looks at a moose and doesn't realize it could kill them. A moose is what happens when bears and deer mate.
by Yablo
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

CorruptUser wrote:He was lucky it was a cow. If it was a Bull Moose, there wouldn't have been enough of him left to identify.

That would have been one Rough Ride.
by Yablo
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Great Quotes From the Wrong People
Replies: 62
Views: 7007

Re: Great Quotes From the Wrong People

"Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream." ~ Huckleberry Finn

"You trust Becky? Becky's eating a cup!" ~ Roseanne

"Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings." ~ Quasimodo

"Good morning, Vietnam!" ~ Captain Benjamin Willard
by Yablo
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

Granted, I'm not a lawyer, but it seems to me the Deputy Attorney General should only have the responsibility of deciding whether to expand Mueller's mandate within the parameters of the Attorney General's recusal. Since Sessions only recused himself as specifically pertains to the Russia investigat...
by Yablo
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14625
Views: 2157875

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Man kicks moose – and gets similar treatment

The end of a long winter is a tricky time for moose, Marsh said. They're worn out and nutritionally stressed — maybe a little grumpy.
by Yablo
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3710
Views: 462031

Re: The Darker Side of the News

elasto wrote:[We must do something!] + [This is something!] => [We must do this!]

It's marginally better than the "arming students with rocks" idea.
by Yablo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

mouse
by Yablo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

Okay. So it was sarcasm. Got it. I absolutely do believe in freedom to speak one's mind. It would be nice if everything everyone had to say was pleasant, and everyone could get along, but that's not how it works. I don't care for the dismissive way you're characterizing my comments, but you should h...
by Yablo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

I also firmly support the 1st and 4th Amendment rights of every American, Nazi or otherwise. Thank you for letting us know! That's as clear cut as it gets. Is this sarcasm? This sounds like sarcasm. The part of my quote you should have bolded, italicized, and underlined is the part about " ......
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

yablo has voiced explicit support for trump's wall, his muslim ban, for increasing police powers, further arming cops, has constantly equivocated about nazis, i could probably find more but that would require wading into the cesspit that is his posts. like okay he doesn't support steel tariffs grea...
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

Your unwavering support for Trump is a pretty good hint that you have little concern for the rights of minorities. My support for Trump is strong, but it's far from unwavering. For example, I don't believe his plan to impose steel and aluminum tariffs is a good one by any stretch, and I think it wi...
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

Your unwavering support for Trump is a pretty good hint that you have little concern for the rights of minorities. My support for Trump is strong, but it's far from unwavering. For example, I don't believe his plan to impose steel and aluminum tariffs is a good one by any stretch, and I think it wi...
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

yablo said "when we start creating ways" as though we don't already do that and forgive me for not assuming his firm support of antiracist policies in light of his post history here I can forgive your not making that assumption, in general, but I fail to see how anything I've ever posted ...
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: my wish
Replies: 5
Views: 441

Re: my wish

I wish healing was a concept firmly grounded in fantasy, while in reality, all life was stuck in an entropic spiral toward death.
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

Displaying neo-Nazi imagery should count as "probable cause" for stop and frisk, as this indicates affiliation with groups that have extensive history of committing violent crimes. It's definitely an indicator, and it might help make the country safer, but when we start creating ways to c...
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

looks
by Yablo
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1970: "Name Dominoes"
Replies: 30
Views: 3883

Re: 1970: "Name Dominoes"

Zoomed out or in a thumbnail, this comic looks suspiciously like a matrix barcode.
by Yablo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

Maybe stop talking in inaccurate analogies and say what you mean clearly Cause this In either case, Chad knows better, and everyone else would have been better off if Chad just never showed up at all, but if Chad truly believes his dish is food, kicking him out really only amounts to bullying, albe...
by Yablo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

are you really talking about bullying nazis I'm talking about suppressing an American's 1st Amendment right to bring unpalatable food to a potluck. Lutefisk is disgusting smelling, but other than ruining everyone else's dinner from the smell alone it doesn't seriously harm the others. Public nudity...
by Yablo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

For the most part, I agree with the potluck analogy, and I think Chad is a dick, but I think it's important to understand the difference between bringing dogshit to a potluck and bringing something so distasteful everyone but you considers it dogshit. In either case, Chad knows better, and everyone ...
by Yablo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

(Okay, okay. Fine!)

clock
by Yablo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)
Replies: 127
Views: 44379

Re: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)

... Apparently the brain parasite spread it's larvae around and they ate the players... Something like that. The universe has been conspiring against the game for a couple months (including a particularly sad family situation I posted about in the SB section), but my players and I aren't letting th...
by Yablo
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

While I don't doubt you wonder that, it's not particularly fair. I know many Trump supporters (though, granted, not a significant percentage of the whole), and not a single one advocated killing anyone outside of those on Death Row. They don't even advocate violence against anyone outside of self-d...
by Yablo
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4870
Views: 373194

Re: Trump presidency

I wonder how many of Trump's supporters would say "lots and lots of people getting killed" was actually a good thing, as long as the people getting killed are {insert hated group here}. While I don't doubt you wonder that, it's not particularly fair. I know many Trump supporters (though, ...
by Yablo
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

gram
by Yablo
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 62280

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Hay > Fever > Illness
by Yablo
Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2255
Views: 134055

Re: One Letter Word Game

rump

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