Search:

Type: Posts; User: Celeste Chalfonte

Page 1 of 50 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.15 seconds.

  1. Build these facilities out in the middle of...

    Build these facilities out in the middle of nowhere. Have two buildings at each site: one for the people who want to get clean and are willing to work at it; the other for the ones who just want to...
  2. Black Hole Surfers?

    Black Hole Surfers?
  3. At the risk of sounding heartless...I can imagine...

    At the risk of sounding heartless...I can imagine this virus spreading like a wildfire through dry brush in the homeless encampments, where many if not most are immune-compromised by years of drug...
  4. Damned allergies.

    Damned allergies. <sniff>
  5. Replies
    26
    Views
    206

    Dude, you may not be an alcoholic, but your liver...

    Dude, you may not be an alcoholic, but your liver hates you.
  6. Replies
    26
    Views
    206

    21 shots??? That sounds like instant alcohol...

    21 shots??? That sounds like instant alcohol poisoning. I've never consumed 21 alcoholic drinks in a WEEK, let alone a night. :eek:
  7. Next you'll be claiming that Spain is in Europe!...

    Next you'll be claiming that Spain is in Europe! :rofl:
  8. Replies
    24
    Views
    169

    They're not on trial. He is.

    They're not on trial. He is.
  9. Replies
    26
    Views
    206

    I don't drink often or much. I do enjoy a...

    I don't drink often or much. I do enjoy a margarita...one. Once in a blue moon. I suspect tequila shots would be as nasty as most pure alcohol shots (exception for Chivas).
  10. Replies
    24
    Views
    169

    There are 2 separate issues. I haven't been...

    There are 2 separate issues.

    I haven't been following this closely, but from what I've seen here, it wasn't rape unless you think Bill Clinton raped Monica Lewinsky. If A, then B.them

    However,...
  11. Woman Sexually Assaulted At Fremont Fitness Gym

    Incidentally, he's not suspected of anything; it was a witnessed felonious battery and attempted rape.

    Two things came to mind when I read this.

    One, as I've said repeatedly, he did not have to...
  12. Replies
    36
    Views
    325

    The only times I have been physically threatened...

    The only times I have been physically threatened for my political expression, the perpetrators were armed representatives of my government, but that was long ago and far away.
  13. Replies
    9
    Views
    88

    We could go back to calling them "juvenile...

    We could go back to calling them "juvenile delinquents," since that's what "at-risk" was a euphemism for.
  14. There was a reason for siesta.

    There was a reason for siesta.
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    100

    98% of male molesters of male children are...

    98% of male molesters of male children are heterosexual in their adult relationships. Boys were molested by scout leaders (and priests, and Protestant Sunday-school teachers, and secular school...
  16. Is it Lent again already???

    Is it Lent again already???
  17. Venturers

    Venturers
  18. What are members of Starfleet Command called?

    What are members of Starfleet Command called?
  19. Jedi?

    Jedi?
  20. Replies
    28
    Views
    536

    Breathe deeply.

    Breathe deeply.
  21. How about "Spacecases?"

    How about "Spacecases?"
  22. I fear we may have to get accustomed to talking...

    I fear we may have to get accustomed to talking to "customer service" reps with American accents. :eek:
  23. Arrested development.

    Arrested development.
  24. Let's make it more American-sounding. Cosmonuts.

    Let's make it more American-sounding. Cosmonuts.
  25. Space cadets, what else???

    Space cadets, what else???
  26. Oh, I'm sure there will be. And I'll wait, thanks.

    Oh, I'm sure there will be. And I'll wait, thanks.
  27. Wait, I haven't been following this much, so...

    Wait, I haven't been following this much, so apparently I misunderstood the plan. I thought each state that did this would give all its electoral votes to the candidate who won the popular vote in...
  28. The bolded. I would like to know how to hunt...

    The bolded.

    I would like to know how to hunt and prepare wild game, just because it would be a useful skill if the big one comes, but I'm not willing to freeze, put up with bugs, or endure the...
  29. Well, that's harsh.

    Well, that's harsh.
  30. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ubwr6_KNons

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ubwr6_KNons
  31. Must be different for state schools. Translated...

    Must be different for state schools. Translated from 1971 dollars into 2020 dollars, University of MD tuition, fees, and housing (I didn't board, so I can't recall what that cost in 1971) is just...
  32. I think they should all play in those cool...

    I think they should all play in those cool old-fashioned uniforms.
  33. I'm all for any excuse (or none) to show genuine...

    I'm all for any excuse (or none) to show genuine affection. When we all lived in the same area, if my sister saw something she thought someone else would enjoy, she would just declare that day...
  34. I like getting cards for any reason, but I'm not...

    I like getting cards for any reason, but I'm not someone who gets upset if I don't get one. I never, ever go out to a restaurant on holidays (except when I was young adult and indulged in the...
  35. Replies
    50
    Views
    386

    :rofl: As if the latter part of that sentence...

    :rofl: As if the latter part of that sentence doesn't reek of the very thing you deny. You've made your contempt for anyone urban or coastal amply clear.
  36. Replies
    5
    Views
    128

    Bad link.

    Bad link.
  37. Replies
    50
    Views
    386

    :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

    :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
  38. Replies
    50
    Views
    386

    A couple of weeks ago, I attended a more-or-less...

    A couple of weeks ago, I attended a more-or-less quarterly brunch with a bunch of colleagues from the old impact-litigation days. They all seem to truly believe that a Trump re-election would bring...
  39. Replies
    50
    Views
    386

    If you ever considered either Carville or Bill...

    If you ever considered either Carville or Bill Clinton a 'leftist," you're not in the same zip code with the real world.
  40. Replies
    50
    Views
    386

    I don't know if I qualify, as I identify as...

    I don't know if I qualify, as I identify as slightly left-of-center and more as what used to be a mainstream Democrat, but here goes. Carville is a brilliant political strategist, whose work brought...
  41. That's all nice and relevant in Geek World, and I...

    That's all nice and relevant in Geek World, and I don't disagree with some of your earlier points (above). However, the President (and occupants of other elected offices) are not coders or chemists....
  42. :rolleyes: You have way too many fantasies about...

    :rolleyes: You have way too many fantasies about that. Is there something you want to share?
  43. I think you're confused about the meaning of...

    I think you're confused about the meaning of "trigger." You're the one describing what, as far as anyone else saw, was an common affectionate gesture between a politician and his spouse, which...
  44. Replies
    105
    Views
    783

    It's too bad low blood pressure isn't a real...

    It's too bad low blood pressure isn't a real problem for most people. I think y'all have discovered the cure.

    I played with the dogs this evening.
  45. Replies
    3,052
    Views
    58,925

    I'm not talking about the bossed. The Burton...

    I'm not talking about the bossed. The Burton Machine (I don't think there are any actual Burtons left, but the Machine continues) put Pelosi where she is, and if the Machine thinks she's lost it,...
  46. Replies
    44
    Views
    368

    :rofl: I believe I've mentioned before that...

    :rofl: I believe I've mentioned before that someone once told me she thought people who become lawyers do so because they prefer their conflict structured. Sounds right to me.

    Same for the...
  47. Adam finds any affectionate gesture between...

    Adam finds any affectionate gesture between same-sex partners offensive, just like the woman in the video. He's just trying to make it Mayor Pete's fault that Adam is a bigot.
  48. Replies
    38
    Views
    357

    He's cute, too...looks like the lovechild of Joe...

    He's cute, too...looks like the lovechild of Joe Montana and Steph Curry.
  49. Replies
    3,052
    Views
    58,925

    Could be doctored. Also, I have an acquaintance...

    Could be doctored. Also, I have an acquaintance with early-onset dementia who sounds a lot like this, but I can't believe that her family and political allies would allow this if she were actually in...
  50. Replies
    38
    Views
    357

    :(:(:(

    :(:(:(
  51. Replies
    38
    Views
    357

    The "typical American" commercial was pretty...

    The "typical American" commercial was pretty good.

    I'm a die-hard '9ers fan, but props to Mahomes; what a talented kid!
  52. Replies
    38
    Views
    357

    I know I'm out of the loop, but when did the...

    I know I'm out of the loop, but when did the halftime show give up any pretense of not being soft pornography?

    Wait...are they clogging half-naked????
  53. Replies
    9
    Views
    96

    Hint for the terminally dense: almost all the...

    Hint for the terminally dense: almost all the "lesbian pulp novels" of that era were written by men.
  54. Thread: Meme

    by Celeste Chalfonte
    Replies
    1,477
    Views
    37,904

    I think those were suggestions of things that...

    I think those were suggestions of things that could be foregone.
  55. Replies
    9
    Views
    148

    Snowbirds get to choose.

    Snowbirds get to choose.
  56. Replies
    18
    Views
    348

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. I'm...

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. I'm earning more the 3x what I made in Florida. So it goes.
  57. Replies
    18
    Views
    348

    I paid just under $3/gallon for my last fill-up,...

    I paid just under $3/gallon for my last fill-up, but that ws with 40 cents/gallon reward points (Safeway gas).
  58. Replies
    3,052
    Views
    58,925

    I'd be more impressed if he knew the proper use...

    I'd be more impressed if he knew the proper use (and omission) of apostrophes.
  59. Compared to people who can afford to continue...

    Compared to people who can afford to continue living in the homes they've been paying the mortgage on for 20+ years.
  60. I'll probably watch at least part of it, since my...

    I'll probably watch at least part of it, since my 'Niners are in it this year. The concept of special food for watching a sports event on TV baffles me. We'll eat whatever we usually eat on weekends...
  61. I believe you said RVers were wealthy. These...

    I believe you said RVers were wealthy. These people are fortunate enough not to be destitute and homeless, but they're by no means wealthy.
  62. Replies
    80
    Views
    1,217

    As it should. Basic public health measures.

    As it should. Basic public health measures.
  63. Replies
    44
    Views
    5,748

    My sainted mother, a convert from a particularly...

    My sainted mother, a convert from a particularly loveless brand of Methodism, herded the entire family to church every week once we joined the Episcopal church. The parental units went all in; Dad...
  64. Replies
    32
    Views
    553

    First adult jobs generally suck pretty much. ...

    First adult jobs generally suck pretty much.

    Retail, unless you are that special breed that loves it, generally sucks, especially at the bottom.

    Warehouse work is hard, boring, and doesn't pay...
  65. Not necessarily. One of my claimants and his wife...

    Not necessarily. One of my claimants and his wife live in their RV. Before his career-ending injury (he was a construction worker), they lived in their own home. Now they rent the home out to one of...
  66. Replies
    80
    Views
    1,217

    Meanwhile, 44 people in California alone died of...

    Meanwhile, 44 people in California alone died of garden-variety seasonal flu in the past week.

    Precautions are good. Panic because of a pathogen's exotic origin is not productive.
  67. Replies
    44
    Views
    5,748

    You're confused. That last solution had to be the...

    You're confused. That last solution had to be the Episcopalians. :D
  68. Ah, but due to a felicitous combination of other...

    Ah, but due to a felicitous combination of other things to do and utter disinterest, the only "memes" I ever see are those I encounter right here, when I accidentally click on the Memes thread. And...
  69. SIA

    SIA
  70. Why????

    Why????
  71. NPC?

    NPC?
  72. Thread: Meme

    by Celeste Chalfonte
    Replies
    1,477
    Views
    37,904

    Something wrong with that? :ptpt:

    Something wrong with that? :ptpt:
  73. As someone who goes to church about once every 10...

    As someone who goes to church about once every 10 years, I don't appreciate the recurrent fad of changing all the music, messing with the liturgy to make it "relevant," and the like. In fact, I...
  74. I'd settle for a journalism major who knows the...

    I'd settle for a journalism major who knows the difference between "rein" and "reign."
  75. As Ginger always tells us, those kids aren't...

    As Ginger always tells us, those kids aren't really hungry. If they were, they would eat whatever was put before them. You know, the way poor people always have.

    Personally, I never saw this...
  76. Thread: Meme

    by Celeste Chalfonte
    Replies
    1,477
    Views
    37,904

    2629

    2629
  77. Well, it appears Apple claims it doesn't, either....

    Well, it appears Apple claims it doesn't, either. As hard as I find that to believe, I do know that they're no help at all when you forget how to access your device, so maybe they're telling the...
  78. True, but the scope of the warrant limits what...

    True, but the scope of the warrant limits what the police can seize, sometimes where they can look for it, and how they can use it. If they have a warrant to search for an incriminating letter from...
  79. Good question, and I don't actually know the...

    Good question, and I don't actually know the answer, although it surely must have come up at one time. However, if I understand things correctly, Apple actually does possess the information. I think...
  80. It's not as if these are new issues; only the...

    It's not as if these are new issues; only the technology is new. There have been encrypted communications, public and private carriers of correspondence, and storage of documents since humans learned...
  81. I have no idea about the effectiveness of your...

    I have no idea about the effectiveness of your wife's union, but whether or not it holds meetings doesn't tell me it's a union in name only. It may be, but lots of ineffective organizations hold many...
  82. Depends on the government agency, depends on the...

    Depends on the government agency, depends on the union. The USPS has always been a strange entity. I don't know if any federal employees have meaningful representation; I've never worked for the...
  83. OK. Was there a point to that?

    OK. Was there a point to that?
  84. Replies
    8
    Views
    189

    Thanks. Wouldn't it be great if they turn out to...

    Thanks. Wouldn't it be great if they turn out to be "Team of the 20s?"
  85. Replies
    8
    Views
    189

    That's just sad. Baltimore used to have a...

    That's just sad. Baltimore used to have a football team.
  86. 3 bonus points for cleverness, but team...

    3 bonus points for cleverness, but team Nova/Ginger is disqualified for politics in the tech forum.
  87. I can't imagine why you are friends with such...

    I can't imagine why you are friends with such irresponsible people. Perhaps you're really just acquaintances, and this is not the whole story.
  88. If I recall correctly, it's what used to be...

    If I recall correctly, it's what used to be called a "house union." It's basically a bargaining agent created by the employer to forestall the organization of an industry by an actual, independent...
  89. Replies
    8
    Views
    189

    NFL Playoffs

    OK, I don't watch a lot of sports these days, and even more rarely football, but the 'Niners are in the playoffs, and I'm stuck at home alone with the dogs, so I figured out how to pull up the...
  90. The Postal Service is notorious for its lousy...

    The Postal Service is notorious for its lousy treatment of employees. Period. They break every rule, and the union that represents the employees is toothless.
  91. Replies
    7
    Views
    124

    Ah, well that's all right then. I was imagining...

    Ah, well that's all right then. I was imagining masses of frozen Texans.
  92. Replies
    7
    Views
    124

    Where in Texas does it get that cold????

    Where in Texas does it get that cold????
  93. I can't believe you said that! You're my evil...

    I can't believe you said that! You're my evil twin for sure. When HRH and I went to Scotland for my nephew's graduation, I said that Scots speaking English sound as if they're gargling sharp rocks...
  94. Thread: Meme

    by Celeste Chalfonte
    Replies
    1,477
    Views
    37,904

    I don't know Paul Krugman from Adam's off ox, but...

    I don't know Paul Krugman from Adam's off ox, but I do recall there were several incidents back when WiFi was relatively new, in which offensive content on the computers of a number of people was...
  95. Thread: Meme

    by Celeste Chalfonte
    Replies
    1,477
    Views
    37,904

    Ah, fuck off.

    Ah, fuck off.
  96. Doubtful. I can decipher the speech of stroke...

    Doubtful. I can decipher the speech of stroke victims, born-deaf people who speak, people with heavy Middle Eastern, Eastern European, and Asian accents, and all manner of speech impediments. Small...
  97. Needed subtitles.

    Needed subtitles.
  98. I understand that a law was enacted in 2019 in...

    I understand that a law was enacted in 2019 in California that requires all boards of directors of corporations to have at least one female board member. I would like to offer my services. Also HRH's.
  99. Nor did I hear any antisemitism in that ad....

    Nor did I hear any antisemitism in that ad. Perhaps it isn't there; perhaps there's code that we missed. The entire Trump thing is a distraction. Trump's a boor and undoubtedly has at least some of...
  100. Then how is the author quoted in the OP intending...

    Then how is the author quoted in the OP intending to "shut [you] up?" He specifically addresses Jews who tolerate one sort or source of antisemitism but excuse another.
Results 1 to 100 of 5000
Page 1 of 50 1 2 3 4