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by Zohar
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bored and Horny, or: suggestions for a lazy Friday night
Replies: 7
Views: 3956

Re: Bored and Horny, or: suggestions for a lazy Friday night

Watch Julia Child videos on YouTube.
by Zohar
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4758
Views: 924414

Re: Today I Made:

banana bread update: worked also I made two with regular flour for those in the house who can eat gluten, one to give a friend. This ensured i didn't have to share mine :P Are you trying to avoid gluten? May I ask why? Saturday night I made rice noodles with more home-made tofu, this time fried and...
by Zohar
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Bad Movies You Love
Replies: 289
Views: 59395

Re: Bad Movies You Love

I'm glad you liked it, I guess. I posted my thoughts about it in the relevant thread so I won't just retype them from memory here.
by Zohar
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4547
Views: 699484

Re: The Darker Side of the News

gd1 wrote:


It seems they're equal opportunity then. Why isn't this in the news?

Listen to better news.
by Zohar
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4758
Views: 924414

Re: Today I Made:

Crispy rice is a very valuable and delicious commodity. Look up some recipes for tadig (or tadiq) some time.
by Zohar
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Board games anyone?
Replies: 962
Views: 248376

Re: Board games anyone?

I believe they're different cards but very similar art style. You can definitely play either game with those cards.
by Zohar
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Board games anyone?
Replies: 962
Views: 248376

Re: Board games anyone?

I played Mysterium a bunch. Something about it doesn't click for me, but I appreciate people enjoy it a lot.
by Zohar
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4758
Views: 924414

Re: Today I Made:

Orange soup, with a bunch of CSA vegetables! Onions, garlic, ginger, rosemary, carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, parsnips, butternut squash. I forgot we had celery in our fridge so didn't use it.
by Zohar
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Bad Movies You Love
Replies: 289
Views: 59395

Re: Bad Movies You Love

I don't think Be Kind Rewind counts as a bad movie - seems like most critics liked it.

As for Sorry to Bother You, I would not say it's a good movie, personally. I think it's bad, and I don't like it.
by Zohar
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aquaman
Replies: 22
Views: 3065

Re: Aquaman

"Stop talking about politics! Comic books are never about politics!"
by Zohar
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 549674

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

You are amazing. Thank you!

Edit: I realize now why I couldn't find it in my purchased apps or on the google store - looks like it's incompatible with modern devices.
by Zohar
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 549674

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* System: Android mobile phone, definitely a paid game, around the $2-$3 range or so. * Year: Probably around five years ago? * Perspective: Tile-based top down puzzle game (similar to what a match-3 puzzle looks like). * Art style: Symbolic. Each tile had a different icon (definitely had a shield, ...
by Zohar
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 847790

Re: Trump presidency

Not all of his supporters are white. People have internalized racism, just as much as they have internalized homophobia and misogyny. You've never heard of women who aren't feminists, or gay people who are homophobic? It's part of the culture, and it's very hard to escape from. And part of the cult...
by Zohar
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 847790

Re: Trump presidency

You say this like he hasn't been pushing for it all along. It was just under a year ago that he offered Democrats amnesty for almost triple the number of actual DACA recipients in exchange for support for the wall. You mean when Trump decided to screw over almost a million people that the governmen...
by Zohar
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aquaman
Replies: 22
Views: 3065

Re: Aquaman

In villains' minds, they think they're doing the right thing. Not many people think they're evil, everyone's doing what they think is right. So yes, people (whether reasonable or not) have looked at problems, or perceived problems, and thought "Yeah, genocide it is".
by Zohar
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 847790

Re: Trump presidency

I didn't say it was their fault for not being more responsible, though the more fiscally responsible they were (ignoring the effects of chance and good or bad fortune), the less of a pinch they'd feel now. They could have been born rich, as well, that certainly would have helped! The point is this ...
by Zohar
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 847790

Re: Trump presidency

Since 1976 , federal government employees have been furloughed for a total of 80 days. It's been about 15,000 days since 1976, or about 11,000 federal work days. That is, on average, less than 1% of downtime. Not a super high-priority emergency, and your determination that it's these people's fault...
by Zohar
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aquaman
Replies: 22
Views: 3065

Re: Aquaman

Haha, yeah, I think on at least three occasions exactly that happened - people talk, explosion goes off behind them. I enjoyed the movie a lot. I appreciated that it's a quest, which was unusual for a lot of superhero films, and it was mostly fun and enjoyable. The music was horrible though. Noticea...
by Zohar
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Two food combinations..
Replies: 14
Views: 9452

Re: Two food combinations..

I think most people in the west think of oatmeal porridge as a sweet dish, even though in many places in the world porridge can be savory (the exception, I guess, is grits?).
by Zohar
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1101
Views: 226325

Re: Controversial opinions about food

Soup noodles are fairly common outside of Asia as well. Chicken noodle soup, minestrone, there's lots of other examples as well, I'm sure.
by Zohar
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Town Builds its own Internet Network
Replies: 40
Views: 8725

Re: Town Builds its own Internet Network

You can still get very decent speeds over wifi towers. If you have 10 devices at home then sure, maybe that would become an issue.
by Zohar
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 53855

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

You don't have to, the answer is brioche.

Though I suppose if you really wanted to - create a new thread, or create a poll somewhere else and link from here.
by Zohar
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104078

Re: News in brief

Now I could see a program that offered tax breaks to small industry that opened in poor areas, with some of the jobs going to people who volunteered to move into those areas otherwise loosing population, with funding for services shifted from NYC to Herkimer or New Paltz or Miller’s Kill or whereve...
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104078

Re: News in brief

1) It's what actually happened in the 90's in NY state, minus the funds being sent upstate with them. Guilliani rounded up all the Bowery Bums and sent them to the nice farms upstate, which is just one in a long list of reasons the rest of NY despises NYC 2) Never suggested it would be forced 3) If...
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104078

Re: News in brief

And so obviously it's ethically OK to forcefully move them hundreds of miles because it will save some money!
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104078

Re: News in brief

Are we including couch-surfers as part of the homeless population? You mean tourists or people who actually don't have a home of their own but manage to find friends or family to house them instead of being on the street? The former - no. The latter - yeah, of course. How is that relevant to my com...
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 847790

Re: Trump presidency

CorruptUser wrote:Has a sitting president ever lost his own primary? I know we've had a sitting president come in third place, but that's only because of Teddy Roosevelt deciding to run a third time.

If there's one thing Trump is good at it's surprising people in how abnormal he is.
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104078

Re: News in brief

Though if NY is spending $17k/yr, wouldn't it be cheaper to house these people in upstate NY where the rents are $500/month, while simultaneously lowering rents for everyone in NYC slightly by replacing the shelters with apartments? You know homeless people still work, have families, have local tie...
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Worse (animated feature)
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Re: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Worse (animated feature)

I believe I already posted about the movie in the fleeting thoughts thread, but I loved it. The post-credits scene is a combo of possible foreshadowing for a sequel with a comical scene, you didn't miss much. I'm sure you can find good descriptions of it online if you wish. I noticed when Miles look...
by Zohar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 847790

Re: Trump presidency

by Zohar
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 338
Views: 106787

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Sorry to hear that. It's hard regardless of how close you were or weren't.
by Zohar
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Town Builds its own Internet Network
Replies: 40
Views: 8725

Re: Town Builds its own Internet Network

Be careful what you wish for. It's not like politics is immune from evil influence. And lately, politics isn't even immune from evil influence based on the pecuniary interests of a single individual. This is not something I'm concerned about. First, because commercial internet is already very shitt...
by Zohar
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Teachers being trained to kill kids
Replies: 108
Views: 20646

Re: Teachers being trained to kill kids

Corporal punishment isn't a thing in Canada or the UK either and they don't have these mass shootings.
by Zohar
Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4758
Views: 924414

Re: Today I Made:

On Sunday/Monday I made a Japanese Christmas cake ! It turned out really nice, actually! I used the King Arthur baking at altitude guide to adjust the recipe. I was very happy it all worked out, since it's a cake with no leavening agent, only the whipped eggs. It was pretty good and light! IMG_20181...
by Zohar
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4758
Views: 924414

Re: Today I Made:

I heard she was struggling to get tasty vegetarian food on a regular basis. A lot of Ethiopian food is fantastic and vegan, and most of it isn't very hard to do - it's a lot of stews and roasted things. On Saturday I made a tray of lemon bars and a tray of my grandmother's bars. The latter are esse...
by Zohar
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 171
Views: 35459

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

I know of it and have seen a few episodes, but I think that's pretty unusual.
by Zohar
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Teachers being trained to kill kids
Replies: 108
Views: 20646

Re: Teachers being trained to kill kids

When a black man reaches into his car, I don't shoot them on sight. Cops do. Hmm, that's anecdotal, lemme Google a study... I've never committed medical malpractice, but doctors do... clearly it would be better if we got rid of all that education and training to be a doctor. When black people consi...
by Zohar
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 171
Views: 35459

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

I saw Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on the weekend. While it could use a more straightforward title, it's certainly descriptive. This movie was great! I felt like they were fairly true to Miles Morales, characters and story were good, relationships were written well, but it really shines in its ...
by Zohar
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2143
Views: 722700

Re: Something on Youtube

He was nicer than me. I'd have put nine little half-litre milk bottles in there, with an explosive charge in the middle one (under 100 grains is a signalling device, not a destructive device) and eight litres of stale urine in the others. It'd stink a lot longer than the fart gas shots, and be no c...
by Zohar
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Circle of Life as Political Philosophy
Replies: 63
Views: 13934

Re: Circle of Life as Political Philosophy

I would assume you're trying to talk about Scar, but I'll also that there's nothing in the text that explicitly mentions that, and that queer coding for Disney villains has been a thing for about as long as there have been Disney films.

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