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by freezeblade
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

(well, the other day I made:)Braised Korean style shortribs with daikon radish and carrot Have since used the meat for two other meals: Korean spiced ramen, korean bbq burritos. There's a few food places out here that do the Korean/Mexican fusion, and it really works well; the burrito had sushi rice...
by freezeblade
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

And now Trump is claiming that 3,000 Americans didn't die in Hurricane Maria, and it's all a ploy by the Democrats to make him look bad. Thankfully when claims this idiotic are made, even other republicans refuse to tow the line. https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/13/politics/trump-puerto-rico-death-toll/i...
by freezeblade
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

The company that I just left is having a similar problem with Aluminum, I may have mentioned it previously, but it worked mainly with aluminum sheet goods. They are having to re-tool business due to it, and I have left for a less effected industry (ok, I lie, it wasn't the only reason I left). So ha...
by freezeblade
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

LaserGuy wrote:Claims he "misspoke".

There's not nearly enough eyeroll in the :roll: emote to express how much I rolled my eyes at that statement.
by freezeblade
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2019: "An Apple for a Dollar"
Replies: 80
Views: 7956

Re: 2019: "An Apple for a Dollar"

I suspect it's an increasingly common situation, save that others have probably thrown out their coin sorters and cast the contents into either a coinstar or one of those vast empty water cooler bottles, never to be fully filled, or if filled, never to be emptied on discovery of its mass. Or the si...
by freezeblade
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2019: "An Apple for a Dollar"
Replies: 80
Views: 7956

Re: 2019: "An Apple for a Dollar"

… which is why I ended up with a huge pile of shrapnel when on holiday in Florida. The only time I managed to pay with the right money was when I was in the cafeteria in one of the theme parks; I just dumped all the smash onto the tray and handed over what the cashier asked for. Pretty much how it ...
by freezeblade
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 2018!
Replies: 19
Views: 3328

Re: World Cup 2018!

Amazingly close game, with Croatia knocking out England!

This puts the final at Croatia v. France, and a 3rd place battle between England and Belgium. Any thoughts on how it's going to pan out? I'm guessing France-Croatia-Belgium-England
by freezeblade
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17178
Views: 1525495

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

g o a t
by freezeblade
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

Today (Well, yesterday) I Made: Pizza! Friends from L.A. were visiting, and wanted a pizza night, specifically they were craving a taste memory of a pizza joint that used to be frequented in Savannah, GA called the Mellow Mushroom (a chain that I personally have never tried before), and a pizza they...
by freezeblade
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

Details on the bean CSA please. Can anybody join? There is a waiting list last I checked, but anyone can join (although I'm not sure about international shipping). Here's the link: https://www.ranchogordo.com/products/the-rancho-gordo-bean-club I recommend stuff from Rancho Gordo all the time to pe...
by freezeblade
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 34732

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day 5

I don't know if I'll ever be able to live down my scummy meta. I'm just not sure how to convince people to believe of my soft-claims. Scum latched onto it instantly, and it was ignored by town. Soft claim or full claim, I would have been killed that night anyway. Great game scum! I'm still mystified...
by freezeblade
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32234
Views: 2248541

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Mafia
Spoiler:
GG Scum. Thought it would last another day at least, but seems that scum played too good of a game.
by freezeblade
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32234
Views: 2248541

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I'd love to join (Although I am flavor blind), however my last day here at work is the 20th, and I'll be running around like a chicken with my head cut off until that time, and then I'll be away for a week or so on a decompression holiday in the wilderness. I'm willing to be a replacement when I ret...
by freezeblade
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

I just got a pack of locally grown cassoulet beans from my bean CSA* and will be trying a cassoulet soon! I'm even thinking about doing it in a closed dutch oven, sealed with a dead dough because I don't half-ass anything. Full ass or nothing! *I know, I'm crazy, I get 6 pounds of dry heirloom/speci...
by freezeblade
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The (Sub)Urban Farmer
Replies: 22
Views: 3068

Re: The (Sub)Urban Farmer

Grapefruits are pretty hearty to the cold (they actually need the cold to color up, tropically grown grapefruits remain green). Satsumas may be your best bet though, as they can survive into the low 20s (F), a filtered sunlight location perhaps, so that they don't fry in summer.
by freezeblade
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The (Sub)Urban Farmer
Replies: 22
Views: 3068

Re: The (Sub)Urban Farmer

I’ve got some alpine strawberry seeds I want to plant — do any of you have any idea of their cold and heat hardiness? I wouldn’t be surprised if they could make it through our winters, but idk about our summers. I've got alpine strawberries planted in all sorts of recesses throughout the garden (it...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2013: "Rock"
Replies: 42
Views: 6040

Re: 2013: "Rock"

I can't even quite work out if this describes how I skim stones. I mean, I just do it, and it works. (And a mere five splashes is a failure on barely-rippled water, as depicted, though sea-shore/large-lake-shore skimming often has the added issue of waves to contend with, except on the stillest of ...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2013: "Rock"
Replies: 42
Views: 6040

Re: 2013: "Rock"

Yeah, looking at the lines, that's either a frisbee-style throw with a hyperextended right arm, or a counter-rotating baseball-style throw with a left arm. I wonder which is better for skipping? I lived right near the ocean growing up, near an inlet where a river meets the ocean, lots of opportunit...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 2018!
Replies: 19
Views: 3328

Re: World Cup 2018!

Updated! Round of 16 thoughts:

I typically stream the Telemundo broadcast, and that Sweden v. Switzerland game is going to be confusing, because of how close the countries are named in Spanish: Suecia v. Suiza
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2012: "Thorough Analysis"
Replies: 15
Views: 2631

Re: 2012: "Thorough Analysis"

See also "I need a topic for my PhD and people are more interested in whether I can display suitable academic rigour than in whether the topic itself is intrinsically worthy". Hit the nail on the head, combined with the PhD prospective wanting to choose a uber-specific, non-controversial ...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The (Sub)Urban Farmer
Replies: 22
Views: 3068

Re: The (Sub)Urban Farmer

I've found Romas boring to grow, as I'm limited to 1-2 tomato plants, I like to choose things I couldn't easily buy. Tomatoes that I've found work pretty well where I am (slightly less foggy coastal, as we're on the bay, but not on the ocean side): Juliet (https://www.totallytomato.com/P/00400/Julie...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 2018!
Replies: 19
Views: 3328

Re: World Cup 2018!

Looking at the matchups for the round of 16, there's going to be no work done on Monday. I work in a metal shop and most of the shop is latino, and the Mexico v. Brazil game is on at 7:00am local time. Everyone (Including front of house, and I) will be watching the game instead.
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

I'm 100% certain that Mitch is going to pounce on this as soon as he is possibly able. After all the nonsense with the last nominee, the fact that he holds party and power over country is pretty well established. And there will be no reprisal or meaningful backlash from the republicans, why would th...
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The (Sub)Urban Farmer
Replies: 22
Views: 3068

Re: The (Sub)Urban Farmer

I live in a pretty urban environment, but have access to a shared yard (which the other people in the small complex could care less about) which is just big enough for a few fruit trees (which were there before I moved in) and a small 12x8 raised bed for herbs and veggies. Tall buildings on some of ...
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23492
Views: 1632256

Re: Guess The Next Poster

Unlikley.

Flicky?
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 2018!
Replies: 19
Views: 3328

World Cup 2018!

I searched high and low for a thread about this, and with searching comes loss. Nearly half of the world watches the world cup, how is there no thread!* It looks like by tomorrow (06/28/18) we'll know who the final round of 16 will be! Currently we know who half of the round of 16 will be: Russia Ur...
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

"American Cuisine" is quite varied, and the stereotypical 'merican food like hotdogs and hamburgers, are examples of cookout food served at a social gathering due to their simplicity, and I argue not very representative of American food in general. There is an amazing dept of regional cuis...
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32234
Views: 2248541

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I still can't get used to seeing someone else post with my avatar. I keep thinking "I don't remember writing that..."

Anywho. Meta mafia!
Spoiler:
Help us mpolo, you're our only hope!
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17178
Views: 1525495

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

oooooh. lots of points.
by freezeblade
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

Trump is more anti-illegal immigration. Sure. There is a reason why. The number of immigrants has been increasing since the 60s, and it's become a bigger and bigger problem to deal with. Overall, it's been on a long term increasing trend. So yes, new facilities have to be built to handle the increa...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32234
Views: 2248541

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Mafia II: The Reckoning
Spoiler:
BoomFrg [sic] to avoid tagging wrote:[...] Still I doubt LaserGuy and JimBob are both scum [...]
:shock: :? :( :cry:
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

spoilered for off topic on "ransom note" meme Ninjaed, but: This is the way ransom notes were made when I was a kid, to avoid handwriting and ink identification, or identification of the typewriter. Back in the days of typewriters and no DNA testing. Thus immortalized in many TV and film p...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

Sounds delish. I too am keen on a new brownie recipe. The one I've been using for years actually came from right here in these fora, but for some reason, while I thought it was awesome at the start, the last few times I've made them they turned out to suck. Really chewy. It was in here somewhere. h...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8216
Views: 700752

Re: You must not say duck

well that's ducking terrible
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8216
Views: 700752

Re: You must not say duck

huh. how's the streak been lately?
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8216
Views: 700752

Re: You must not say duck

what's going on in this thread recently? seems like lots of fowl play.
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

:roll:
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32234
Views: 2248541

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta
Spoiler:
When was the last time we actually had a modkill due to inactivity on these forums? I was away for a bit, but I seem to remember it not being standard policy. Players were more apt to take matters into their own hands and LAL, as mods were loath to intervene.
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7989
Views: 617903

Re: Trump presidency

by freezeblade
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4534
Views: 836498

Re: Today I Made:

Does anyone have a really good brownie recipe? I'm looking for soft, slightly-gooey, somewhat dense, intense flavor. Not particularly interested in recipes with baking powder in them - would turn out too fluffy. I've been working on my brownie recipe for a while. I'll write it down when I get home,...

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