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by Sableagle
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3491055

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

HellSteedTrotskyYesterday at 5:59 PM I am not sure why we are making efforts to prevent people from starving to death other than it tends to make them less dangerous ..... :shock: ..... :shock: ..... :shock: ..... :shock: ..... :shock: ..... First, a bit of terminological history to clear up any co...
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3491055

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

I think of them as ripples. Alone, it's just some blowhard on the internet, but in an echoic environment with a lot more of the same ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WffR6HrEqTA
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3491055

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Wow. I've got to stop reading discord. It's got humans on it. HellSteedTrotskyToday at 7:52 PM So what would people think of a government employment opportunity program called Fortress USA? The idea is that those without employment could get work at reasonable government wages working in manual labo...
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3491055

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

HellSteedTrotsky Today at 12:22 AM
If black privilege keeps increasing I think more people will start investing in skin dyes.


"Black privilege"

The &&&&?
by Sableagle
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"
Replies: 27
Views: 6741

Re: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"

measure wrote:
Archgeek wrote:
Flumble wrote:Either way I care not: I'm driving a huge ass-truck, not a car.

Is this a truck loaded with butts, or donkeys? Or is it a truck in the shape of a donkey, or that of a butt?

Ass-trucks are for hauling ass.

Isn't that what Jaguaaarrrrrs do?

https://youtu.be/GSHl2UNTJe8?t=29
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"
Replies: 27
Views: 6741

Re: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"

My saddle is hard, I am sore and I Carnot cycle any further today.
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

Well, now, on the legal principle that works must be taken to have the meanings they are commonly understood to have, perhaps it would help to ask: "What does nationalist mean?" Front National https://static.standard.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2017/02/06/08/lepen0602a.jpg?w968 http...
by Sableagle
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/scotland_investigate_trump_uk_1a/ Former MP George Kerevan has just called on the government to launch an investigation into how Trump bought the properties -- it turns out he used ALL cash, but evidence suggests he didn’t have close to the £150m needed. So where...
by Sableagle
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

I view the primary problem in those cases as the folks committing assault, not the identity card. Privacy may work, to some extent, for the individual, but not everyone can hide. I view the primary problem in cases where some bastard tracked down his ex-wife and murdered her as the bastard committi...
by Sableagle
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 245427

Re: Photography thread.

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A science facility, 953.74 km away. Not bad for a bridge camera.
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

Meanwhile if you're British you can try telling your MP that you find Trump appalling but your MP is very unlikely to give a fuck.
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

in today's daily dose of facism the administration is looking to legally defining me out of existence. That's not how I read the article. Based on this bit: For the last year, health and human services has privately argued that the term “sex” was never meant to include gender identity or even homos...
by Sableagle
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 245427

Re: Photography thread.

These turned out better than I realised at the time.

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Waxing gibbous, so the left edge ought to be dark. 3 got the red colour but 1 and 4 got the surface detail.
by Sableagle
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Seneca Valley - False accusations and how to handle them
Replies: 17
Views: 5909

Re: Seneca Valley - False accusations and how to handle them

... the fact that their last attempt is well known and people won't believe them anymore. At some point, someone's going to point out to them that they've given up forever their right to report a sexual assault and be believed, and everyone knows it . That's going to be quite a creepy revelation fo...
by Sableagle
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Seneca Valley - False accusations and how to handle them
Replies: 17
Views: 5909

Re: Seneca Valley - False accusations and how to handle them

Community service, possibly in a victim's shelter, Community service in a young offenders' institution, cleaning the cells and cooking the dinners, would be funnier. ... the fact that their last attempt is well known and people won't believe them anymore. At some point, someone's going to point out...
by Sableagle
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

Well, yes, being proven to be incompetent, corrupt, dishonest and/or talking shite and taking your supporters for a ride [u]is[/i] provocation beyond reasonable limits in some people's twisted little minds.
by Sableagle
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2060: "Hygrometer"
Replies: 35
Views: 6310

Re: 2060: "Hygrometer"

I heard of a proposed design my a Yattometer to measure how Louisianan someone's speech patterns are, but the whole thing was more than I could take in. From people who, instead of asking "Where are you?" ask "Where (are) you at?" and pronounce it "We're yatt.&qu...
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 245427

Re: Photography thread.

Well, I just finished going through those albums and uploading the cropped and scaled images. Cheers, everyone! http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn9/Sableagle/Baltics%202018/P8172251%20Tiny%20sample%20glass_zpsgpvdabvb.jpg That was such a tedious pita I'm considering not taking the camera on my ne...
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 296
Views: 50770

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

"To bring light back to the gardens of Moria, the Dwarves crafted great mirrors, and placed them atop the summit of Zirak-Zigil." Assuming they can manage airflow well enough to keep the air cave-system klar rather than forge-ceiling schmutzig , what's the curve like on the graph of whethe...
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2060: "Hygrometer"
Replies: 35
Views: 6310

Re: 2060: "Hygrometer"

I have a large collection of nanometers I'd be willing to share.
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2631247

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

sardia wrote:Too much ecological damage.
cphite's posts in political threads have given me the impression that cphite has political inclinations in line with or even political affliation with a party noted for not seeming to believe "too much ecological damage" is possible.
by Sableagle
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2058: "Rock Wall"
Replies: 24
Views: 6655

Re: 2058: "Rock Wall"

Ranbot wrote:Lava is not mantle, not physically, not mineralogically, not chemically.
Not even in Iceland? Those are (allegedly) photographs of the mid-Atlantic rift.
by Sableagle
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104449

Re: News in brief

re: " our words are backed " " with nuclear weapons " Old news. The post (and the links) are from December, 2016. Jose Okay. That's interesting. I'm pretty sure I *did* type out the rest of that thought. Well, at least it didn't have credit card numbers or passwords in it. I hat...
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: News in brief
Replies: 328
Views: 104449

Re: News in brief

Our words are backed with nuclear weapons! Oh joy... Didn't read article. Just saw snippet. Based on snippet, the US shuold increase its nuclear capabilities until the rest of the world comes to its senses about nuclear weaopns and realises that on ly the US should have nuclear capabilities? After ...
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2631247

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

Capybara: rodents, bug bigger and not as mean:

Image

"We're going to need a bigger cat."
by Sableagle
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2631247

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

The cats mostly ignored the rats. This I had observed first-hand. The people at Gardeners' World were not receptive to my suggested alternative approach despite it having far less of an adverse effect on songbirds' breeding success than filling the garden with cats. Maybe if I was using potassium n...
by Sableagle
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2058: "Rock Wall"
Replies: 24
Views: 6655

Re: 2058: "Rock Wall"

It's not *all* 20 miles thick. Under the Andes and Himalaya it's way thicker than that, and there are a few places ... https://cdn-files.apstatic.com/climb/106349477_medium_1494100483.jpg ... where it's not even 2 miles thick ... https://www.iceland.is/images/volcano-eyjafjallajokull-iceland.jpg ......
by Sableagle
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

On the note of finding something else to chat about, I give you the Trump/Kanye meeting transcript. https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/10/12/heres-every-word-kanye-wests-bizarre-meeting-president-trump/1609230002/ It appears that Trump has finally met a bigger showstealer than himself....
by Sableagle
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

To be fair, 9% (4 out of 44) of presidents been assassinated? It seems like the risk of threats being real is probably a lot higher for her than most people. How often does it happen? A national survey of Washingtonians between 2010-2012 found that 45% of women and 22% of men have experienced sexua...
by Sableagle
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2057: "Internal Monologues"
Replies: 48
Views: 9495

Re: 2057: "Internal Monologues"

Somehow I'm disappointed there's no internal monologue for Mathematics... Be glad there's no internal monologue for a soldier with PTSD, I guess. I wonder what a social psych grad's internal monologue is like. I suppose it depends on the environments they've experienced during and after their educa...
by Sableagle
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2056: Horror Movies
Replies: 57
Views: 10506

Re: 2056: Horror Movies

Someone once asked me what a vampire film needs in order to be good. I replied that it needs the same as any other film. She moved on before I could think how to phrase the part of the answer that would have come after a colon at the end of that: the audience has to want to know what's going to happ...
by Sableagle
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6947
Views: 1115137

Re: Police misbehavior thread

My defence against that was to let the answerphone take it, and not have my own voice on the answerphone message.

I had Ellis saying: "Clowns? Clowns. Oh, you have got to be kidding me."
by Sableagle
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: If this leaves the first page, we lose.
Replies: 124
Views: 12528

Re: If this leaves the first page, we lose.

flicky1991 wrote:*plop*
by Sableagle
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2631247

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

Art is basically anything that is engineered to make people think and feel, and the better the art, the more people it will cause to think and feel, and the more deeply they will do so. Scratching "pedo" into someone's front door and throwing rocks at their windows would fit that descript...
by Sableagle
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

So's providing an answer more than 140 characters long, failing to provide at least a 500-word explanation of any point raised, supplying fewer than three corroborating links in an explanation and doing other people's homework for them.

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by Sableagle
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

... being decent to Serbs born after '95 takes serious effort. You can't blame the kids for that ... Most major Islamic countries have committed a significant genocide or ethnic cleansing sometime in the past century, or even in just my lifetime. Many genocides/cleansings are still ongoing, and I'm...
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:53 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"
Replies: 167
Views: 120897

Re: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"

To be fair, that's probably a more appropriate name.

"Footway" and "carriageway," too, rather than confusion about what is and isn't part of the "pavement."

I'm still calling the box-on-a-pulley a lift, though. Elevators are for grain.
by Sableagle
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

Instead of just giving me random links to youtube, could you summarize? You didn't notice that four of those links were to news sites and didn't even get as far as seeing the titles of those YouTube videos, so you've probably already stopped reading this, but what the heck? Here's the summary: Back...
by Sableagle
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"
Replies: 167
Views: 120897

Re: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"

If every baseball team starts employing relativistic pitchers, will there be no more baseball, or will teams continue to play baseball but do it by proxy outside the main stadiums, using jumpers for bases? Jumpers? What's a jumper? Kind of a thick, warm, long-sleeved t-shirt worn between shirt and ...
by Sableagle
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8644
Views: 851637

Re: Trump presidency

Off topic, but why Serbians? Link wall incoming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyEWmLM_rts http://kosovotwopointzero.com/en/reviving-rhetoric-past/ http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/vucic-s-kosovo-speech-promoted-a-dangerous-fantasy-09-10-2018-1 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2018/03...

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