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  1. Thread: Tweets

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    Actually, non Blue-State people don't care. ...

    Actually, non Blue-State people don't care. Literally. Out here in fly-over land, we're mostly interested if you buy 17 cans of different cat foods in the '10 Items or Less' check out lane.

    We...
  2. Is it worth it that people who have done...

    Is it worth it that people who have done "everything right" in terms of work, family, finances, debt management, community involvement, and law-abiding activity are living their last years in agony...
  3. Thread: Geek humor

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    Supposedly a million plus have signed up for...

    Supposedly a million plus have signed up for thing to storm Area 51.

    I don't really care about this because I can't imagine beings developing faster-than-light-drive and yet being captured or...
  4. The photos were beautiful! Did you enjoy the...

    The photos were beautiful!

    Did you enjoy the banquet?
  5. In my experience (and I have a lot), no immigrant...

    In my experience (and I have a lot), no immigrant or first generation Vietnamese women ever appear pregnant.

    Really, they could be 41 weeks and the worst that happens is that their hair is...
  6. Study: 40 percent of medical clinics refuse to treat regular opioid users

    Traditional disclaimer: I don't take opioids and never finished a prescription for any. I do know people with degenerative discs who aren't candidates for surgery due to osteoporosis or people who...
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    I saw this and was baffled. Biological males...

    I saw this and was baffled. Biological males cannot become pregnant and so therefore can't undergo abortions. She's simply acknowledging a well known scientific fact.

    Transmen are biological...
  8. Very cool!

    Very cool!
  9. Thread: Meme

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    https://i.postimg.cc/KYGGN3HR/924481b8248824e0cd3e...

    https://i.postimg.cc/KYGGN3HR/924481b8248824e0cd3e1c2f2491c82e26daa6d349263f18e354cf3ac2b36bef.jpg
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    http://i63.tinypic.com/33dzjlw.jpg
  11. David Attenborough: upper-class warrior

    Excerpt:



    Spiked
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    Norm, just start a new thread. It's free and...

    Norm, just start a new thread. It's free and everything.

    I'm pretty sure people all over the world say, "Just go back home" when immigrants or the children of immigrants whine about any country. ...
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    Ya gotta love Kurt - he does does know how to...

    Ya gotta love Kurt - he does does know how to turn a phrase. (Extremely amusing on the radio as well.) :laugh:
  14. People Are Sharing What Their Dogs Look Like With This Scary Dog Muzzle From Amazon

    Jack is super hot for this. :devil:

    Bored Panda
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    That first part was pretty funny. The deadpan...

    That first part was pretty funny. The deadpan delivery was perfect. :laugh:

    Every single culture/country was founded on some kind of "Yay! Us" thing. The USA is light years ahead of France,...
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    So far as I know, they are quite healthy. They...

    So far as I know, they are quite healthy. They have a reputation for being "independent" but if you've managed a Husky, this won't be a problem.
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    You run into these dogs in Sweden and they use...

    You run into these dogs in Sweden and they use them on elk or what we would call moose.

    Up there, they are considered the superior hunting dog. They do for hunting what Border Collies do for...
  18. This Guy Improves Hollywood Movies By Editing His Cat Into Them And The Result Is Hilarious

    I can't bring any of the clips over here but you absolutely have to see this, it is hilarious. Each clip is maybe 30 seconds long. Many movies are involved so there's something for everyone.
    ...
  19. Why It’s Preposterous To Say Western Civilization Is About ‘Whiteness’

    Why It’s Preposterous To Say Western Civilization Is About ‘Whiteness’

    There are, of course, relatively simple ways to blow this objection to western civilization as ‘white civilization’ to...
  20. I dunno if disco "espouses love" or anything but...

    I dunno if disco "espouses love" or anything but it does have a beat and you can dance to it. Really dance. Like touching your partner without simulating anal sex. :laugh:

    I think it's fun but...
  21. I certainly like a lot of it but I generally like...

    I certainly like a lot of it but I generally like upbeat music. If I want to become suicidally depressed, there's no lack of options in terms of music.

    I've never really felt defensive about...
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    Twine? They say it's hard to out-think a fool....

    Twine?

    They say it's hard to out-think a fool. It would not have occurred to me to transport an inflated kid pool in the first place. :wtf:
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    To some extent, I think the wild hysteria over...

    To some extent, I think the wild hysteria over child safety is a bit overblown but even my folks would have not dumped us in an inflatable pool on a car roof (although we all would have been up for...
  24. Forty Years Later, Disagreement About Disco Demolition Night

    Much more.

    I wasn't really aware of this event or that there was any controversy about it. When I think of disco (and I like it fine, thanks very much) it certainly doesn't scream black or gay to...
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    I like to think of them as being on hiatus. ...

    I like to think of them as being on hiatus. :laugh:
  26. Thread: John Wick 3

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    Having avoided the first one, I can skip this one.

    Having avoided the first one, I can skip this one.
  27. I know that part but people (including me) buy...

    I know that part but people (including me) buy things elsewhere but review them on Amazon. It's common.
  28. Thread: My Avatar

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    They are everywhere in Denver. They are green.

    They are everywhere in Denver. They are green.
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    No, she's just out of your league. I expect the...

    No, she's just out of your league. I expect the goat hunting tipped the scales for her.
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    OMG! Jack saw this and immediately demanded a...

    OMG!

    Jack saw this and immediately demanded a Desert Eagle. I told him that even I don't shoot a .44 for real but he's hot for it. I tried to pacify him with a .38 Sig (more suited to his frame...
  31. This is Boulder. Beautiful place, hellish...

    This is Boulder. Beautiful place, hellish environment now.
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    Have to agree with Scott. She's lovely....you...

    Have to agree with Scott. She's lovely....you are....human.

    *runs like the wind*
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    That's doubtful. I mean I wouldn't pay to go to...

    That's doubtful. I mean I wouldn't pay to go to the track just for the T. Rex fun but if it was part of a trifecta, heck yes.

    Tell me you wouldn't lay down $10 bucks to see a fake T. Rex, a...
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    From Bob: But you want to, obviously. ...

    From Bob:



    But you want to, obviously. :laugh:
  35. I haven't bought or read this book but I've run...

    I haven't bought or read this book but I've run into Amazon's fake reviews before. Mainly in Books but often enough in other categories.

    Amazon used to be a very level player with a robust...
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    I saw the trailer at the movies. I am there. ...

    I saw the trailer at the movies.

    I am there.

    I don't like romantic movies but there is a dog and a fast car so I will overcome my boundaries. If the dog had a .40 Smith & Wesson, I'd pre-buy...
  37. Thread: Air Fryer

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    It was a big success. Obviously there are areas...

    It was a big success. Obviously there are areas of improvement.

    The crust was crunchy and spicy, the meat was very tender. Cooked perfectly, really. Very moist.

    I see what I need to do to...
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    I actually have Yak. I buy a side every Fall. ...

    I actually have Yak. I buy a side every Fall.

    Okay, this is kind of hinkey.

    *fans self, flips open the Bible*

    I already have a committed Unholy Alliance. You're cute and smart but not...
  39. Thread: My Avatar

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    My bad but get up! You don't have to be good...

    My bad but get up! You don't have to be good (I'm not) but get up!

    Anything. Clean toilets, jump rope, shoot people from cover, chase butterflies, fight bears, do something.

    You don't need a...
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    I can sunburn on a Tier A professional level, you...

    I can sunburn on a Tier A professional level, you f*cking Nazi.

    :devil:

    We're really going to have to have scotch and decent steak someday. :D
  41. Thread: My Avatar

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    I am not a crossfitter. I know a few who are and...

    I am not a crossfitter. I know a few who are and they are all interesting and have varying degrees of success. Frosty mostly posts aspirational clips and pix. Nothing wrong with that.

    The...
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    All small children are biddable and clean unless...

    All small children are biddable and clean unless they are adorably smeared with blueberry pie or frosting.

    All snow is powder. You could just actually use the blower on it. It never melts in...
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    Impressive. English subtitles would have helped....

    Impressive. English subtitles would have helped. ;)
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    This is fine, either way. It distracts the...

    This is fine, either way. It distracts the Democrats and may make some potential law breakers reconsider.
  45. Thread: Funnies

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    This is my life in Calvin-format. :laugh:

    This is my life in Calvin-format. :laugh:
  46. Interesting article - it's happened to me. ...

    Interesting article - it's happened to me.

    This made me kill my keyboard because it's absolutely true:



    We had no money when we first moved to Denver so we naturally bought a crazy house in...
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    We saw him about 10 years ago and it was a great...

    We saw him about 10 years ago and it was a great show! There is substantially more accordion than on the albums but that's fine - he knows how to play.

    One of our friends knows him and we had the...
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    I will absolutely see this! Thanks for posting!

    I will absolutely see this! Thanks for posting!
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    Because heavy weights are scientifically more...

    Because heavy weights are scientifically more effective than other forms of exercise for humans.

    I do and like other types of movement but I don't kid myself - high weights one way or another...
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    This sounds like high school. Almost every...

    This sounds like high school.

    Almost every woman I've known purely hated the gossip, innuendo, and covert sniping. Guys may have a much different experience.

    For whatever reason, girls and...
  51. Thread: Funnies

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    Never write anything you can't defend in court. ...

    Never write anything you can't defend in court.

    Took me awhile to really "get" this. I wish it wasn't this way but it is. :(
  52. Thread: My Avatar

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    Your profile pic, Hey, I don't care on any level...

    Your profile pic, Hey, I don't care on any level but the person in the pic in that shot looked trans to me.

    That's not my fault.

    It's "okay" to not read somebody looking like that as a genetic...
  53. He's not much for snapshots. He's jazzed for...

    He's not much for snapshots. He's jazzed for explosive mayhem. What can a dog Mom do?

    I was much the same at that age. :laugh:
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    Gorka and Benjamin

    Sargon of Akkad (Carl Benjamin) is being interviewed by Sebastian Gorka right now.

    Highly amusing. Both men can speak English fluently and have a wry sense of humor. I'm sure Gorka has a...
  55. Thread: My Avatar

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    My "assumptions" are based on attending many...

    My "assumptions" are based on attending many shows and seeing what happens in the women's bathroom.

    Crossfit is not body building as I'm sure you know. They are two very different things with...
  56. Poll: I believe so, yes. That's all it takes, right?...

    I believe so, yes.

    That's all it takes, right? ;)
  57. Okay, that made me laugh hard enough to alarm...

    Okay, that made me laugh hard enough to alarm Jack.

    He wants an ammo inventory and a canon. Mr. Snaps is up for this. The canon, not the ammo.

    He has a particular target. Obviously, I have...
  58. Poll: Contrary to contemporary Democratic Party shills,...

    Contrary to contemporary Democratic Party shills, we aren't bigots or racists. But you keep lying and distracting.

    I'm 100% sure you pay your bills, restrain your impulses, teach your kid to be...
  59. Thread: My Avatar

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    I assumed that was some female to male...

    I assumed that was some female to male transsexual.

    He/she is not very inspiring to me but who cares? She appears very non-sexual and very high maintenance. That's fine, just not my speed.

    I...
  60. Poll: Preach it, sister. It's infuriating to be slyly...

    Preach it, sister. It's infuriating to be slyly accused of a sexual quid pro quo. Most professional women have probably run into this if you are not obese and dress with some eye to fashion.

    I...
  61. You've never worn decent undergarments,...

    You've never worn decent undergarments, obviously.

    If you have the right structure underneath, you'd be surprised at the load capacity. It's all about the engineering. :devil:
  62. Poll: White men by-and-large suppress fires, repair...

    White men by-and-large suppress fires, repair sewers, pick up garbage, fix high voltage lines, pave roads, design traffic routes, develop software, invent medical devices, service them, and care as...
  63. Poll: Evolutionary biology fairly accurately describes...

    Evolutionary biology fairly accurately describes human development. As we know it.

    Nature has no fair/unfair measure. Nothing is "fair" in Nature from infancy survival to life extension. ...
  64. Poll: There's no shame in upholding interpersonal...

    There's no shame in upholding interpersonal standards for any reason. Why would there be?

    Nobody would blink an eye if a Muslim woman in politics or business refused to shake hands with a man or...
  65. Or vote without proof of citizenship like the...

    Or vote without proof of citizenship like the rest of the world requires.
  66. Yes and no. Enforcing public behavior rules is a...

    Yes and no. Enforcing public behavior rules is a far cry from private psychotic behavior. Ask me how I know.

    My mother did much good with us and much bad but her efforts in either area weren't...
  67. Poll: Yep, that's the reality. Who would believe a...

    Yep, that's the reality. Who would believe a Pence employee who defended his or her boss in any dispute? On the contrary, that would simply generate more conspiracy theories.

    You are never going...
  68. Poll: Not so. Graham simply employed a very common...

    Not so. Graham simply employed a very common strategy to limit his exposure to malicious gossip or outright accusations of sexual or financial impropriety.

    As Djharkavy pointed out, this is...
  69. Probably. They say really smart dogs are...

    Probably. They say really smart dogs are essentially on par with small humans at the age of 3 or so. That feels right to me. Aside from the Setters, we've mostly had herding dogs and they are at...
  70. I think it's difficult to know or guess "what...

    I think it's difficult to know or guess "what Iran thinks". In the West, we assume that other cultures and political groups think more or less the way we do in terms of strategy.

    I don't believe...
  71. Poll: Years ago I made it a practice to always meet...

    Years ago I made it a practice to always meet with anybody in a work-related capacity in public/semi-public setting (we both could be easily seen in a conference room with glass or something...
  72. Thread: Long Jokes

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    I live to serve. :devil:

    I live to serve. :devil:
  73. Thread: Long Jokes

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    A man escapes from a prison where he's been...

    A man escapes from a prison where he's been locked up for 15 years. He breaks into a house to look for money and guns. Inside, he finds a young couple in bed. He orders the guy out of bed and ties...
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    Ah, the song of my people! :laugh: I was also...

    Ah, the song of my people! :laugh:

    I was also in the AV Club, play chess, did math for fun, can recite virtually the entire script of 'Monty Python and The Holy Grail', enjoy Ren Fairs, bowl with...
  75. Gee, Norm - too bad the Ambassador didn't have...

    Gee, Norm - too bad the Ambassador didn't have you edit his comments about Trump. Then the information would have read, "He may be incompetent or perhaps feeling insecure (I honestly don't know). ...
  76. That makes sense. I pretty much have to get up...

    That makes sense. I pretty much have to get up at 5:30 a.m. all year round.
  77. Honestly, this advice works equally well for...

    Honestly, this advice works equally well for dogs. :laugh:
  78. Because the fact that we know about it at all...

    Because the fact that we know about it at all means it failed. Therefore, it was not secure enough.

    In any business enterprise (diplomacy is a business), the very first thing you ask yourself...
  79. Great story! I haven't made a study of it or...

    Great story! I haven't made a study of it or anything but in watching little kids whether babysitting or dealing with my own young relatives, I'd say this approach saves everybody a lot of stress...
  80. The guy's big "crime" was in not using a more...

    The guy's big "crime" was in not using a more secure method of transmitting his speculative conclusions.

    Ambassadors and heads of state routinely dish dirt about their peers and speculate about...
  81. I'm not sure predictions about Trump and his...

    I'm not sure predictions about Trump and his administration are as valid as they would be about a conventional administration (right or left). Additionally, surveys like this rely on fairly stable...
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    I had no idea!

    I had no idea!
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    *Mississippi breaths a sigh of relief, loosens...

    *Mississippi breaths a sigh of relief, loosens belt*
  84. Bingo! Or it's the perception that they have...

    Bingo!

    Or it's the perception that they have to give something up.

    Depending on the age of the kid, they don't really have to be under constant supervision every single waking moment. They...
  85. Now Some Families Are Hiring Coaches to Help Them Raise Phone-Free Children

    I don't own a smartphone (or any mobile phone) but I see the problem with tutoring. Some kids have a really difficult time when I tell them the phone has to be off and in another room (or buried in...
  86. Everybody has opinions and that includes...

    Everybody has opinions and that includes political opinions. That's fine, in fact it's good. I'm just not interested in being exposed to random opinions in contexts where they should be irrelevant....
  87. Very cool, Nova! These are self hypnosis...

    Very cool, Nova!

    These are self hypnosis recordings (Lord knows, I've done enough to recognize the cadence and structure)!

    For those who haven't used these before, don't worry. They will relax...
  88. What Celeste said. Light, any light, screws...

    What Celeste said.

    Light, any light, screws humans up at night. Our alarm clock has those big red numbers, I cover it with an opaque cloth much to Mr. Snaps' disgust. I use f.lux on my screen...
  89. Word to the wise, don't eat or drink anything a...

    Word to the wise, don't eat or drink anything a couple hours beforehand. Did a jet and a helicopter and both pilots were sadistic psychopaths.

    *laughs weakly*

    Great guys!

    I'd like to get...
  90. I have a hard time myself. Try L-Theanine about...

    I have a hard time myself. Try L-Theanine about 40 minutes before hitting the sack. It's not some miracle cure but it helps quite a bit.

    There is no known adverse effect from this even at...
  91. Norm, I get that you apparently don't know any...

    Norm, I get that you apparently don't know any bands and don't listen to their music. That's not your thing, fair enough,

    The music scene is stuffed with band names and music titles that would...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKckQe9l_G8

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKckQe9l_G8
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFcCYCq85HA

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFcCYCq85HA
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    Very cool! We have both the sheep and the...

    Very cool!

    We have both the sheep and the goats. It's a treacherous thing to hunt either (I never have).

    Too dicey on the slopes.
  95. I voted for him. I used to do a hilarious...

    I voted for him.

    I used to do a hilarious imitation of him mostly because I know my way around a paper flip chart. (PTSD - the struggle is real).

    Rest in Peace.

    A radio guy out here met him...
  96. Thread: Meme

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    Antiseptic since what germ could live through...

    Antiseptic since what germ could live through that? Also, badge of honor depending on how the wound happened. :p
  97. Thread: Meme

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    http://i65.tinypic.com/t0m4x4.jpg

    http://i65.tinypic.com/t0m4x4.jpg
  98. CONFEDERATE RAILROAD ISSUE STATEMENT AFTER FAIR DROPS THEM OVER NAME

    Fans (including fans of government shutting up and benching itself) should complain directly to the Dept. of the Ag in Illinois. If they don't reverse this decision, they will exercise this new...
  99. The BFF's kid played soccer and at one point was...

    The BFF's kid played soccer and at one point was invited to Colorado Springs as a potential national prospect. The BFF and her husband spent thousands of dollars on the girl's traveling team...
  100. I wondered about that. I would think that ticket...

    I wondered about that. I would think that ticket sales lag far behind broadcasting, ad sales, and similar things.

    Women's professional sports in general are less popular with viewers than men's...
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