Overnight Thread. Monday.

Hello Sweetlings!

HA. More random pics for you. This is an even worse post than last night. If any of you have been taking your Maetenloch for granted or kicking him around, tomorrow would be a great day to kiss his ass and thank him for not being me.

On to the dreck. Cake was a hit last night, we can do that again.
Red velvet.



OKAY, this is kind of brilliant.

And so is this. Awww.

Whoah. No. Just no. I don't believe it. I love you Ann, but GTFOOH.

This post brought to you by cat people who like cake.

Look at the resemblance around the eyes and noses. I think they might be father-daughter.

Sleep well.

Posted by: LauraW. at 10:04 PM



Comments

1 I used to like pie.. until you ruined it for me.

Posted by: Dave in Texas at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (pUqSw)

2 Good evening.

The look in Mitt's eyes there is the look of a hair cutting maniac.

A MANIAC!

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (LUnTP)

3 Isn't it odd that when SNL makes fun of the president, it's news?

Posted by: weew at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (ElfHn)

4 Ann is a brunette?

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (V/U0X)

5 Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a miserable failure.

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (6o4Fb)

6 ZZ Top has no legs!

Posted by: wooga at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (vjyZP)

7 The cake is a lie.

Posted by: Cicero Kid at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (2yJbu)

8 A slice of the red velvet cake at The Cheesecake Factory has over 1,000 calories. Look it up. It's yummy as hell, but yikes, even when sharing it it's crazy fatty!

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:09 PM (V/U0X)

9 Thank you, lauraww.

I wish the cake was real.

Posted by: Y-not at October 08, 2012 10:10 PM (5H6zj)

10 Ann's not a natural blonde? Has the media been alerted to this scandal?

Posted by: Waterhouse at October 08, 2012 10:10 PM (W9C25)

11 Ann is a brunette?
Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:08 PM (V/U0X)

I didn't know she was a brunette but at 60 some odd years old she's a purty good lookin' bottle blonde.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:10 PM (LUnTP)

12 I've found that the ginormous red velvet cupcakes at Costco, which are sold 6 to a package, freeze beautifully. I cut them in half and make a cupcake sandwich out of them. Then wrap them in saran. One thaws fairly quickly and is enough for two people to share.

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:11 PM (5H6zj)

13 Holy shit, they're doing a 50 Shades Of Gray movie?

http://latino-review.com/2012/10/08/universal-write-fifty-shades-grey-movie/

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:11 PM (LUnTP)

14 Doesn't that last picture just make you salivate?

Posted by: Alf at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (AUeaU)

15 Still no rankings?

*Sigh*

Guess we'll have to amuse our selves with a [NSFW Alpine hottie:

http://tinyurl.com/9vay5xt

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (sZTYJ)

16 Think Mitt got lucky on prom night?

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (6o4Fb)

17 Gallup rumored to go Likely Voter tommorrow.

Posted by: Crashpanic at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (yMZl9)

18 Red velvet cake in the shape of an armadillo?

Posted by: Steel magnolias at October 08, 2012 10:13 PM (2yJbu)

19 The new normal is kind of creepy.

Posted by: sTevo at October 08, 2012 10:13 PM (VMcEw)

20 I'm 1/32 Red Velvet Cake!

Posted by: Angel Food Cake (D-Cand., MA Sen.) at October 08, 2012 10:13 PM (sZTYJ)

21 Ahhh Red Velvet Cake. That was the grooms cake at my wedding, and I asked one of my best friends mother to make it. It could put you in a sugar coma walking past it. Back when my metabolism could take lots of punishment.

Posted by: picric at October 08, 2012 10:13 PM (MM2ES)

22 g'evenin', 'rons

Thanks for pinch hitting again, LauraW. Always nice to see you on the ONOT

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (JMmQ9)

23 Doesn't that last picture just make you salivate?


That's stomach bile coming up.

Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (z9HTb)

24 Says you, Alf. That's a picture of my Mom and Dad the night I was conceived.

Posted by: Gerg at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (lyStv)

25 Think Mitt got lucky on prom night?
Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (6o4Fb)

What, like winning five bucks on a lotto scratcher?

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (LUnTP)

26 Well, I like the new thread format. It's deconstructionist.

Posted by: otho at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (yBF/9)

27 16 Think Mitt got lucky on prom night?

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (6o4Fb)

--Yeah, she let him kiss her forehead.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (V/U0X)

28 Aloha!

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 10:15 PM (kaalw)

29 Ann say Mitt's this .... oh never mind.

Posted by: sTevo at October 08, 2012 10:15 PM (VMcEw)

30 Mmmm, red velvet cake.
I have Philosophy Red Velvet Cake Bath Gel...yum.

About that last photo lauraw?
Those are two very ugly pussies.

Posted by: mpfs at October 08, 2012 10:15 PM (Mkhiu)

31 Posted by: Steel magnolias at October 08, 2012 10:13 PM (2yJbu)

You're my mother's favorite movie. She informed me Lifetime remade you with an all black cast.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:15 PM (LUnTP)

32 Sleep well, she says, after hitting us with that last picture.

Where is Peta when they could really be useful?

Posted by: elizabethe mostly lurks at October 08, 2012 10:15 PM (q7Aum)

33 That's stomach bile coming up.


Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 10:14 PM (z9HTb)
Fluffy...hey? You wouldn't happen to be of the feline persuasion would you?

Posted by: Alf at October 08, 2012 10:16 PM (AUeaU)

34 On that last picture: It's one thing for people to let themselves get fat, but damnit don't do that to your pets.

Posted by: rabidfox at October 08, 2012 10:16 PM (CqH4A)

35 Employment numbers, that's all that matters!

Posted by: Greg in his mom's basement at October 08, 2012 10:16 PM (wR+pz)

36 Guess we'll have to amuse our selves with a [NSFW Alpine hottie:



http://tinyurl.com/9vay5xt

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (sZTYJ)

Tease...says forbidden

Posted by: Red Shirt at October 08, 2012 10:16 PM (FIDMq)

37 Is that a toothbrush bidet?

I know, I'm obsessed with butt hygiene.

Posted by: mpfs at October 08, 2012 10:16 PM (Mkhiu)

38 Forbidden Planet

Posted by: sTevo at October 08, 2012 10:17 PM (VMcEw)

39 I hope Maet is ok.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 10:17 PM (kaalw)

40 Have any of you morons used that "Dropbox" cloud-based file syncing thingie? If so, your thoughts? thx

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:17 PM (JMmQ9)

41 That last picture was just wrong.

Posted by: joanne loves cake &n kitties at October 08, 2012 10:18 PM (VNFBf)

42 Apparently Jim Webb and Evan Bayh now regret their votes for Obamacare....how convenient.

http://tinyurl.com/94jqpa8

Posted by: 18-1 at October 08, 2012 10:18 PM (AUeaU)

43 Mark Sanchez is playing like JEF debates

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:18 PM (V/U0X)

44 @40

i use dropbox all the time when i don't feel like lugging a flash drive around.

i've never used it for sharing, just for my own personal files, but it's very convenient for that. as long as the files are small enough (i just have a free account) and the computers you're using have internet connection, you don't have to use a flash drive anymore...just save, drag, and drop. sorta.

to me, that's what the cloud is best used for!

Posted by: jimi ray at October 08, 2012 10:19 PM (79EF9)

45 Guess we'll have to amuse our selves with a [NSFW Alpine hottie:



http://tinyurl.com/9vay5xt

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (sZTYJ)

Tease...says forbidden

Posted by: Red Shirt at October 08, 2012 10:16 PM (FIDMq)


http://tinyurl.com/9jxvtp4

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:19 PM (sZTYJ)

46 Walter Russell has an interesting article on the Puritan roots of Obama...
http://tinyurl.com/8dwf8nz


Personally, I can't understand how anyone with even remotely libertarian roots can vote for a Democrat anymore.

Posted by: 18-1 at October 08, 2012 10:20 PM (AUeaU)

47 Have any of you morons used that "Dropbox" cloud-based file syncing thingie? If so, your thoughts? thx
Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:17 PM (JMmQ9)

I use this for work. I really like it. I'm not a techie person, so I can't say anything really smart about it, just when I click the button on my computer, all the files are there and they update almost instantly when someone else who has access to them changes things.

Posted by: elizabethe mostly lurks at October 08, 2012 10:20 PM (q7Aum)

48 I love your hump, LauraW.
...and, for the record, I make a mean Red Velvet Cake.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:20 PM (bvmS4)

49 42 Apparently Jim Webb and Evan Bayh now regret their votes for Obamacare....how convenient.

http://tinyurl.com/94jqpa8

Posted by: 18-1 at October 08, 2012 10:18 PM (AUeaU)

--Webb has been saying "Oops" for well over a year now. Doesn't really matter since he's not running, but he's clearly trying to cover for Kaine with "Double pinky swear Tim's a True Blue Dog and won't backstab you like I did!!!"

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:20 PM (V/U0X)

50 Apparently Jim Webb and Evan Bayh now regret their votes for Obamacare....how convenient.

---

Bayh's a Ken doll in more ways than one IYKWIMAITYD. Only got the job because he's Indiana's version of a Kennedy.

Posted by: mediumheadboy at October 08, 2012 10:21 PM (aHR5E)

51 Pew Poll likely oversamples R intentionally. They'll pull it back in order to make it appear Romney is losing support, and debateimpact was short term.

Posted by: RokShox at October 08, 2012 10:21 PM (8MMMw)

52 42
Apparently Jim Webb and Evan Bayh now regret their votes for Obamacare....how convenient.

http://tinyurl.com/94jqpa8


Posted by: 18-1 at October 08, 2012 10:18 PM (AUeaU)


When they resign in shame, and vow to spend every dime they own to try to make it right, then I might start to care.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 10:21 PM (kaalw)

53 "Double pinky swear Tim's a True Blue Dog and won't backstab you like I did!!!"

Wait, I thought Tim Kaine was a Republican.

*chuckle*

Posted by: mediumheadboy at October 08, 2012 10:21 PM (aHR5E)

54 http://tinyurl.com/9jxvtp4

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:19 PM (sZTYJ)
The sharp pointy peaks....amazing

Posted by: Red Shirt at October 08, 2012 10:22 PM (FIDMq)

55 Also, I can't believe that Allen lost to Webb because he said 'macaca' but Webb could write a book with kiddie pron it in and that's ok...

Posted by: 18-1 at October 08, 2012 10:22 PM (AUeaU)

56 What is Ann doing in that last picture,showing us how big Mitt's dick is??

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:22 PM (6o4Fb)

57 Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:19 PM (sZTYJ)


Gets mighty chilly up on those mountains....

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 10:23 PM (kaalw)

58 Is that a toothbrush that is also a bidet?

Posted by: Jay Bee at October 08, 2012 10:23 PM (6W8+8)

59 I may never sleep again.

Posted by: BCochran1981 at October 08, 2012 10:23 PM (GEICT)

60 How mean is you red velvet cake Garett?

I made one once that I over mixed and it was a tough as nails. I dropped it and the floor cried "Mercy."

Posted by: picric at October 08, 2012 10:23 PM (MM2ES)

61
Is that a toothbrush that is also a bidet?
___
Hey, aren't I your favorite bidet?

Posted by: Sheriff Joe at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (AUeaU)

62 http://tinyurl.com/9jxvtp4
Posted by: The Political Hat


I suddenly feel like singing a verse or two of Edelweiss.

Posted by: Waterhouse at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (W9C25)

63 Ann Romney was and is still beautiful.

Posted by: chique d'afrique (the artist formerly known as african chick) at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (6zgse)

64 http://tinyurl.com/9jxvtp4
Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:19 PM (sZTYJ)

She looks cold.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (LUnTP)

65 I need to contact a doc. I have an erection that has lasted more than four hours.

Mitt, will take his home state, MI

Mitt will take bitter clingers state, PA.

Mitt will take coal country, OH

Mitt will take Mormon heaven, NV

Mitt will take VA, NC, FL ( Jews will not vote for Barry)


Getting hotel reservations for the inaugural ball.

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (wR+pz)

66 Thank you TPH thank you.

Posted by: Adam at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (/YJYi)

67 Now you will all associate the Bond character Pussy Galore with that last pic. Sufferin' succotash!

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (ccXZP)

68 Of course there's a resemblance around the eyes. Trisomy of the 21st chromosome tends to lead to a similar set of facial features...

Posted by: Karusky at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (dO4L7)

69 Apparently Jim Webb and Evan Bayh now regret their votes for Obamacare....how convenient.


They should burn in hell.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (X3lox)

70 Tonights ONT - NOW fortified with more content...

Posted by: AmericanDawg at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (COr7y)

71 Speaking of Tim Kaine, he's now running an ad in VA in which he describes himself as a guy who worked with W. for the best interest of Virginians when he was governor and as a senator will work with the president to do the same, whether the latter is a Republican or Democrat. Pictures of both W. and Obama are in the ad. Of course, he doesn't note his quality time as head of the DNC.

It's disheartening that quite a few Virginians seem to have forgotten how unpopular he was when he left office. Creigh Deeds remembers, though.

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (4ramR)

72 Behold, the most beautiful of all things. The tears of a clown.

http://tinyurl.com/8en3pok

And Laura, read your email woman.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (TMB3S)

73 @69

True dat.

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (wR+pz)

74 Jim Webb is a punk, I don't car ewhat jobs he has had, he is a punk. Who can kiss my dogs ass.

Posted by: Museisluse at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (k3sO2)

75 They should burn in hell.

***

Meh, you get used to it.

Posted by: Kennedy, Murtha, and Sheets at October 08, 2012 10:26 PM (aHR5E)

76 ( Jews will not vote for Barry)


Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:24 PM (wR+pz)

--You need to see a shrink before you worry about that erection.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:26 PM (V/U0X)

77 Dropbox very easy to use. I use it to share files from my PC desktop on my iPad.

Posted by: TD at October 08, 2012 10:26 PM (+uFux)

78 thx, for the feedback, horde

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:26 PM (JMmQ9)

79 72
Behold, the most beautiful of all things. The tears of a clown.


http://tinyurl.com/8en3pok



And Laura, read your email woman.


Posted by: JackStraw at October 08, 2012 10:25 PM (TMB3S)
It's always sad to see a passionate love affair break up.

Posted by: The Lost Dutchman, Team Preference Cascade at October 08, 2012 10:27 PM (9F2c1)

80 You know, if we put SMOD on the ballot, he'd probably draw more votes from Obama than from Romney right now.

Posted by: The Lost Dutchman, Team Preference Cascade at October 08, 2012 10:28 PM (9F2c1)

81 So how big do you guys think this O'Barky donation scandle will get? I was thinking it would be too complicated for most people, but then I realized that most people, unlike myself, are pretty savy wherecomputers areconcerned.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 10:28 PM (VNFBf)

82 CJ Roberts is worse than all of them because he caved to the pressure like a ginormous weeping pussy.

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:28 PM (6o4Fb)

83 You need to see a shrink before you worry about that erection.


ISWYDT

Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 10:28 PM (z9HTb)

84 @72

The curtain has been removed. People only needed a reason to abandon Barry.

They got one.

The MSM? Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.


http://tinyurl.com/2hu277

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:28 PM (wR+pz)

85 >>I made one once that I over mixed and it was a tough as nails.

Fold, don't mix. If you don't mix, you can't over mix.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:29 PM (bvmS4)

86 I don't see anything in email. You using my new addy?

Posted by: lauraw at October 08, 2012 10:29 PM (DbybK)

87 @65 There's a gazillion of them, hosted by state societies, groups of state societies, individual organizations, and anyone else who wants to organize one. If you seriously want to attend a ball in January (Lord willing), you should look into the balls organized by the state societies of MA and MI because he'd show up at those. Maybe UT as well. But be prepared to stand. A lot.

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:30 PM (4ramR)

88 79 72
Behold, the most beautiful of all things. The tears of a clown.
Actually the polls didn't swing. The pollsters realized that after the debate, NOBODY would believe Obama was ahead. The debate is a convenient excuse to "correct", but I remember the exit polls of 2004.

Posted by: liontooth at October 08, 2012 10:30 PM (xk0Xg)

89 No, I'm just a plebe and not one of the cool kids who know all about new fangled addresses.

Let me look and see.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 08, 2012 10:31 PM (TMB3S)

90 One thing I miss about the East Coast -- getting Columbus Day off.

At least here they don't scowl at you if you mention it. California was a nightmare.

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:31 PM (5H6zj)

91 I also prefer the "new" ONT format. Less homework. For us lazy-asses.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 10:32 PM (cQmXn)

92 Obama The Snow Man
http://youtu.be/1QrxDzlfDAE?hd=1

Here's the real problem BO had at the debate. His regular 75 mg coke didn't work because of the high altitude. Yes, Gore was correct.

He'll be very animated for the next debate...wink...wink

Posted by: Granny Jan and Jihad Kitty at October 08, 2012 10:32 PM (37in/)

93 Is naked cat guy wearing eye shadow?



Posted by: Guy Mohawk at October 08, 2012 10:32 PM (PHb2k)

94 Planning trips to Inaugural Balls on October 8? With this crew and this media?

Posted by: USS Diversity at October 08, 2012 10:32 PM (0CiTm)

95 Cake vs. Pie: The Infarction Gambit

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (Wp4rQ)

96 ...and, for the record, I make a mean Red Velvet Cake.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:20 PM (bvmS4)

I make one for Christmas dinner every year. Loved to see your recipe....iffin you don't mind sharing?

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (X6akg)

97 The tears of a clown.

"How can Obama come back? By ensuring people know that Romney was and is a shameless liar and opportunist? That doesn't work for a sitting president. He always needed a clear positive proposal - tax reform, a Grand Bargain on S-B lines - as well as a sterling defense of his admirable record."

The Spirochetes have won.

Posted by: toby928© at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (QupBk)

98 Alton, I've been using Dropbox for a couple of years now, and I love it. I have it installed on my home PC, my work PC, my phone and the server for my web radio station. I have 3 GB, which is plenty enough for the files I work with. I highly recommend trying it.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (5J54Q)

99 As I was reading that link Jackstraw, I got to the part where Obama has the edge in honesty, and nearly spit up my beer. Romney/Ryan need to HAMMER this Question this home.

Q. How can you tell when Obama is Lying?

A. His lips move.

Posted by: picric at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (MM2ES)

100 18-1, in that article Jim Webb said he didn't regret his vote for OTaxCare.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (ccXZP)

101 Happy Thanksgiving to any Canadians who are here this evening!

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (4ramR)

102 Thatwomen that supposedly "called out Ryan" is on Greta.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (VNFBf)

103 In the Cake vs. Pie war...I'm a brownie man.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (5J54Q)

104 What kind of social norm would allow naked people to take photos with fat cats? It's evil, it's reprehensible, it's fucking wrong, and those folks should be tongue-lashed within an inch of their lives by a designated puppy-of-death.

Posted by: Fritz at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (vm7ot)

105 I'm going to show that bottom pick to my fat kitteh to get her to lay off the kitty snacks

Posted by: kbdabear at October 08, 2012 10:34 PM (wwsoB)

106 Horrawful drop by Andre Johnson.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:34 PM (V/U0X)

107 No comments allowed at the Andrew Sullivan post. Too bad, I wanted to teabag him.

Posted by: Truman North at October 08, 2012 10:34 PM (I2LwF)

108 102
Thatwomen that supposedly "called out Ryan" is on Greta.

Posted by: joanne likes cake kitties trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (VNFBf)


Yeah, she didn't call him out and she was mad they characterized her question that way. She was on Megan Kelly's show a couple of days ago.

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 10:34 PM (X6akg)

109 "Admirable record"???

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 10:35 PM (6o4Fb)

110 55
Also, I can't believe that Allen lost to Webb because he said 'macaca'
but Webb could write a book with kiddie pron it in and that's ok...


Posted by: 18-1 at October 08, 2012 10:22 PM (AUeaU)

Macaca was the biggest scandal of all times in Virginia. Even bigger than Chuck Robb alledgedly receiving a massage from a Miss Virginia while he was Governor.

Posted by: Washington Post at October 08, 2012 10:35 PM (Zd/NW)

111
I may never sleep again.

Why? Is a clown going to eat you?

Posted by: alexthechick - SMODy McSmoderson at October 08, 2012 10:35 PM (Gk3SS)

112 "Look at the resemblance around the eyes and noses. I think they might be father-daughter."

Sleep well.Posted by: LauraW. at 10:04 PM


Are you talking about the cats ?

Posted by: AmericanDawg at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (COr7y)

113 hi all
never got the hang of the difference between folding vs. mixing when it came to baking

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (d/5qf)

114 101 Happy Thanksgiving to any Canadians who are here this evening!

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (4ramR)

--Thanks! I kinda celebrated Friday (in combination with my birthday) so today was low-key. I'm mainly pissed that an ATM ate my debit card and I could not replace it today.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (V/U0X)

115
Macaca was the biggest scandal of all times in
Virginia. Even bigger than Chuck Robb alledgedly receiving a massage
from a Miss Virginia while he was Governor.


Posted by: Washington Post at October 08, 2012 10:35 PM


We concur.

Posted by: Roanoke Times at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (Zd/NW)

116 In the Cake vs. Pie war...I'm a brownie man.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread at October 08, 2012 10:33 PM (5J54Q)

how YOU doin'?

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (q7Aum)

117 I moved to hotmail. I'll check my old addy every few days, I will check now. But I sleepy. So sleepy. Since I quit smoking I just can't stay up at night like I used to.

Funny, that.
Talk to you soon!

Posted by: lauraw at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (DbybK)

118 94
Planning trips to Inaugural Balls on October 8? With this crew and this media?

Posted by: USS Diversity at October 08, 2012 10:32 PM (0CiTm)
YESI've been to a couple and they really are not that much fun, too many fucking crazy people like me.



Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (wR+pz)

119
We concur.


Posted by: Roanoke Times at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM


As do we.

Posted by: Virginian Pilot at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (Zd/NW)

120 red velvet...I need some liberal tears

Posted by: Drunk in East Mesa at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (hiWet)

121 "14 Doesn't that last picture just make you salivate?
Posted by: Alf"

What that picture tells us is that there really is someone for everyone. Even cat pervs.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 10:37 PM (fZ2Wr)

122 Thanks! I kinda celebrated Friday (in combination with my birthday) so today was low-key. I'm mainly pissed that an ATM ate my debit card and I could not replace it today.
Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (V/U0X)

Had a Canadian friend in college who made us canadian thanksgiving dinner. He cooked duck. Is there a traditional food for Canadian Thanksgiving? Or is it a free for all?

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:37 PM (q7Aum)

123 How about a little movie?

TCM showed this late last night for anyone that stays up that late.

VAMPYR

http://youtu.be/aUZihZPiyGU

TCM showed this last night at about 1:30 in the AM. I tried watching while working but all I can tell you is the score is *very* good.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:37 PM (LUnTP)

124 A good chocolate chip cookie is hard to beat. Warm, gooey, with ice cold milk.


brb.

Posted by: toby928© at October 08, 2012 10:37 PM (QupBk)

125 That's right morons take a look at that picture of Ann depicting what is my job to contain. Not only can I give you cancer I can keep a horses dick comfortable. Fear me!

Posted by: Mitt Romney's Cancerous Magic Underwear at October 08, 2012 10:37 PM (/YJYi)

126 >>I make one for Christmas dinner every year. Loved to see your recipe....iffin you don't mind sharing?

That's one I don't have memorized. I'lldig itout and type it up...maybe even have it ready the next time we get a recipe thread going.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:38 PM (bvmS4)

127 xcom 1.5 hours away...

Posted by: Drunk in East Mesa at October 08, 2012 10:38 PM (hiWet)

128 Garrett from my days as a single guy, mix means "beat the hell out of it." Yes my cupcakes are very nasty but make good defense weapons.

Posted by: picric at October 08, 2012 10:38 PM (MM2ES)

129 Wonder if Mitt ever went to a Toga party.

Posted by: Count de Monet at October 08, 2012 10:38 PM (BAS5M)

130 That's one I don't have memorized. I'lldig itout and
type it up...maybe even have it ready the next time we get a recipe
thread going.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:38 PM (bvmS4)

That would be great. If you want to e-mail it to me, it's moronettetami at gmail dot com.
I'd love to try yours....I'm always looking to improve mine.

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 10:39 PM (X6akg)

131 129
Wonder if Mitt ever went to a Toga party.


Not if they had coffee or coca cola, that's for sure.

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:39 PM (wR+pz)

132 Billy Bob,

Two questions.

Need a date for the Inaugural Ball?

Will you still have that erection that will last more than 4 hours?

Posted by: mpfs at October 08, 2012 10:39 PM (Mkhiu)

133 Freshly baked ginger snaps.

(That sounds like code.)

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 10:40 PM (Wp4rQ)

134 In case anyone missed my posting this earlier today (link in nick):

Rugby player loses testicle after final defeat

(I'll understand if you don;t want to go past the headline.)

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:40 PM (V/U0X)

135 never got the hang of the difference between folding vs. mixing when it came to baking
Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:36 PM (d/5qf)

folding you use a spatula (that's the rubber thing you scrape the sides of a bowl with, not a pancake turner, which is what most people - incorrectly - refer to as a spatula) and you gently go down the side of the bowl and bring the bottom of whatever you are mixing up.

Mixing is more a vigorous circular motion around the vertical axis.

I am an excellent baker.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:40 PM (q7Aum)

136 as my brother said dont call the doctor call the neighbors

Posted by: Drunk in East Mesa at October 08, 2012 10:41 PM (hiWet)

137
92 Obama The Snow Man http://youtu.be/1QrxDzlfDAE?hd=1 Here's the real problem BO had at the debate. His regular 75 mg coke didn't work because of the high altitude. Yes, Gore was correct. He'll be very animated for the next debate...wink...wink

Posted by: Granny Jan and Jihad Kitty at October 08, 2012 10:32 PM


75mg?! Sheeeeyit... I spill that much opening a baggie. I know you got the hots for me babygirl.

Posted by: back door barry soetoro at October 08, 2012 10:41 PM (yBF/9)

138 "The Enrichment Center is required to remind you that you will be baked, and then there will be cake."

Posted by: GladDOS at October 08, 2012 10:41 PM (VPMjy)

139 Oh, and the other lesson from that picture?
Most people would be wise to not go around nude.
Why do you think God gave us clothes?

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 10:41 PM (fZ2Wr)

140 Frosted Brown Sugar Pop-Tart

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:41 PM (dptKE)

141 folding you use a spatula (that's the rubber thing you scrape the sides of a bowl with, not a pancake turner, which is what most people - incorrectly - refer to as a spatula) and you gently go down the side of the bowl and bring the bottom of whatever you are mixing up.

Mixing is more a vigorous circular motion around the vertical axis.


_________________________

Oh gawd....I think Ace might cap to that.

Posted by: tasker at October 08, 2012 10:42 PM (r2PLg)

142 Damn, hell of a return by McKnight for the Jest.

Somehow, they're still hanging in this game.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:42 PM (V/U0X)

143 Chemjeff, I'd describe folding as dragging the spoon or spatula under the batter and as the spoon/spatula is working its way across you flip the batter over the top. Repeat. It's sorta like kneading, when you take one side of the dough and flip it over the other half before you push it down.

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:42 PM (4ramR)

144 Hi LauraW. and fellow "sweetlings".

Posted by: What Is Rick Santorum Doing for His Country These Days? at October 08, 2012 10:43 PM (u8eBQ)

145 I am an excellent baker.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:40 PM (q7Aum)

hi there. have we met before?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:43 PM (d/5qf)

146 OMG did you see what SNL did to MSNBC?

Posted by: Golan Globus at October 08, 2012 10:43 PM (/1U3u)

147 Watching Fox. Axe is a fucking total lying asshole with a cheap comb over.

He is just fucking disgusting. The mustache? Hitler like? I think so.

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:43 PM (wR+pz)

148 Damn, hell of a return by McKnight for the Jest.

Indeed. I'm going to be pissed if Houston doesn't beat the spread.

Posted by: toby928© at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (QupBk)

149 Chemjeff, folding is exactly what it sounds like it would be. You can cheat by using the whisk attachment on a Kitchenaid at the lowest speed for a minimal length of time.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (cQmXn)

150 >>Mixing is more a vigorous circular motion around the vertical axis.

More of this. But type slower.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (dptKE)

151 So what do you call a pancake turner. Making pancakes tomorrow morning.

Posted by: picric at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (MM2ES)

152 Paul Ryan and Kid Rock:
instagr.am/p/Qi2Ju6AH9g/

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (5H6zj)

153 Cake versus Pie. Cake. I bake great cakes. And cookies. And candy. I could kill someone with my pies, tho.......

Posted by: joanne likes cake &n kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (VNFBf)

154 Making pancakes tomorrow morning.

looks like someone got lucky

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:45 PM (d/5qf)

155 I could kill someone with my pies, tho.......

Posted by: joanne likes cake &n kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (VNFBf)

It can get soupy.

Posted by: Flo at October 08, 2012 10:45 PM (V/U0X)

156 So. The wife is watching Glee. Why am I not swinging you may ask. One thing: Santana

Posted by: BCochran1981 at October 08, 2012 10:45 PM (GEICT)

157 What that picture tells us is that there really is someone for everyone. Even cat pervs.
Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 10:37 PM (fZ2Wr)

I'm really upset the posters here do not appreciate the picture my parents took with our cats "Snooky" and "Buzz." Buzz was a great cat and we will always wonder where he went. While it was a bit creepy to have cat hair clothing, the picture taking sessions were the highlight of the holiday season. Come to think of it, Snooky went missing not long after the photo session as well. Think both cats were shy and were simply trying to avoid the spotlight.

Posted by: Ammo Dump at October 08, 2012 10:46 PM (YYyqq)

158 So after folding, should the resulting batter be homogeneous?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:46 PM (d/5qf)

159 Onside kick is a great call when your special teams just burned the opponent and your offense is sputtering.

Posted by: Flo at October 08, 2012 10:46 PM (V/U0X)

160 I went to high school with the guy that invented that toothbrush, Scott Amron. www.amronexperimental.com

he's invented a bunch of cool stuff!

Posted by: Eric P. at October 08, 2012 10:46 PM (QyQZT)

161 75mg?! Sheeeeyit... I spill that much opening a baggie. I know you got the hots for me babygirl.
@back door barry soetoro

Not enough? I didn't want to have him commit cokicide.

Posted by: Granny Jan and Jihad Kitty at October 08, 2012 10:47 PM (37in/)

162 Jets needed more hustle there. Looked like a walkover by Houston but now it's a legit ball game.

Posted by: Flo at October 08, 2012 10:47 PM (V/U0X)

163 132
Billy Bob,

Two questions.

Need a date for the Inaugural Ball?

Will you still have that erection that will last more than 4 hours?


No and No. Those damn pills only last for two or three girls. At my age that is about 10-15 minutes. Including the three minutes for each to get undressed.

The headache last four hours though. They all fight amongst themselves.

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo intellectual at October 08, 2012 10:47 PM (wR+pz)

164 Damn that RR banner is awesome.

Posted by: tasker at October 08, 2012 10:47 PM (r2PLg)

165 158 So after folding, should the resulting batter be homogeneous?

Almost, just barely.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 10:47 PM (cQmXn)

166 /Annoying Progressive sock

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (V/U0X)

167 152
Paul Ryan and Kid Rock:

instagr.am/p/Qi2Ju6AH9g/

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (5H6zj)
br]
I actually like Paul Ryan less after seeing that. Kid Rock is a boil on the ass of rock and roll. KR actually managed to ruin "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Werewolves of London" in one stupid cover.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (lJJMb)

168 I don't get the toothbrush.

Posted by: katya the designated driver at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (DoZD+)

169 What is the purpose of the water spout in that toothbrush?

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (5H6zj)

170
Had a Canadian friend in college who made us canadian thanksgiving dinner. He cooked duck. Is there a traditional food for Canadian Thanksgiving? Or is it a free for all?

Mom seems to think it's turkey and root vegetables. Dad and me lean toward wine and whiskey.

In the end, we're all winners.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (02Lic)

171
KR actually managed to ruin "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Werewolves of London" in one stupid cover.

====
He made up for that by starting a brewery.

Posted by: USS Diversity at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (0CiTm)

172 So after folding, should the resulting batter be homogeneous?
Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:46 PM (d/5qf)

It depends on what you are making. For pancakes or muffins, there can (and probably shold) still be lumps. For something like a souffle or a cake, there should be more uniformity.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (q7Aum)

173 "124 A good chocolate chip cookie is hard to beat. Warm, gooey, with ice cold milk. "

For fundraising around here, sometimes the schoolkids sell these plastic tubs of refrigerated cookie dough. Janies, Mrs. Fields or something.
Anyway, it's great because every day you can heat the oven and bake 2 cookies. And they're always warm and gooey and freshly baked.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (fZ2Wr)

174 168
I don't get the toothbrush.

Posted by: katya the designated driver at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (DoZD+)

169
What is the purpose of the water spout in that toothbrush?

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (5H6zj)


I think it makes a water fountain to drink from.

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (X6akg)

175 Kid Rock is a boil on the ass of rock and roll.
Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (lJJMb)

TESTIFY!

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (LUnTP)

176 He made up for that by starting a brewery.

Posted by: USS Diversity at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (0CiTm)

--Really? What's the name? Have I seen one of his wares and not known it?

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (V/U0X)

177 --Really? What's the name? Have I seen one of his wares and not known it?

american badass brewery

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (d/5qf)

178 No luck here ChemJeff. That is one of the few items I can count on all three of my kids eating and they have school testing tomorrow so good breakfast is on the menu.

Posted by: picric at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (MM2ES)

179 You could use it like a fountain or a water pick. Seems refreshing! It might also be an incentive for someone (like my husband, e.g.) to rinse the toothbrush after use!

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (cQmXn)

180 What is the purpose of the water spout in that toothbrush?
Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (5H6zj)

turns your faucet into a water fountain so you can drink from it without a cup.

that's my guess.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (q7Aum)

181 sorry it's Michigan Brewery Co., they make Badass Beer

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:51 PM (d/5qf)

182 Mt new blog post:

Europe's Death Penalty: Slaughter of the Innocents

"Europe has long considered America to be 'uncivilized' because in most states, as well as on the Federal level, the death penalty exists. Yet, despite their cry of “barbarity” at our willingness to protect innocent people from monsters, Europe actually allows real monsters free reign to slaughter the innocent. Europeans, however, do not call them 'monsters,' they call them 'Doctor.'"

http://politicalhat.com/?p=62

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:51 PM (sZTYJ)

183
I just want to know how it floats in the air like that.

Science?

Posted by: Fat Albert Gore at October 08, 2012 10:51 PM (1Y+hH)

184 but it looks like the brewery is bankrupt. oh well.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:52 PM (d/5qf)

185 In the end, we're all winners.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (02Lic)

as long as you don't have to eat green bean casserole.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:52 PM (q7Aum)

186 181 sorry it's Michigan Brewery Co., they make Badass Beer

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 10:51 PM (d/5qf)

--Ah. Never seen it. May try it if I do (out here Leinenkugel is the big independent). At least it would support someone whose politics are more like mine, unlike Land Shark.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:52 PM (V/U0X)

187
Really? What's the name? Have I seen one of his wares and not known it?
===
It's American Badass but apparentlyI was wrong, Michigan Brewing makes it for him. I saw it on Drinking Made Easy, they implied it was his brewery.

Posted by: USS Diversity at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (0CiTm)

188 He made up for that by starting a brewery.

Posted by: USS Diversity at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (0CiTm)


I'll bet his beer is a shitty ripoff of better beers. I hate it when republican pols try to play cool. It never works, because there are no "cool" republican artists, so we settle for Kid Rock et al. Individually, we're some pretty kickass people, but there's no point in even pretending we're aligned with big-name artists who don't suck.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (lJJMb)

189 I think it makes a water fountain to drink from.

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (X6akg)


Why don't you just drink out of the toilet like me?

Posted by: Barack Obama's Dinner for next Tursday at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (sZTYJ)

190 152
Paul Ryan and Kid Rock:

instagr.am/p/Qi2Ju6AH9g/

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 10:44 PM (5H6zj)

What blows my mind is that McCain wanted nothing to do when Kid Rock wanted to campaign for him, but Romney has sort of embraced him. Who would have thought that the Navy guy would be offended by Kid Rock, but the Mormon isn't.

Posted by: MrCaniac at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (Zd/NW)

191 161 Not enough? I didn't want to have him commit cokicide.

Posted by: Granny Jan and Jihad Kitty at October 08, 2012 10:47 PM

Damn. There ain't enoughsnow in Switzerlandto kill Barry. I can blow all day, baby. I can do a lot of coke, too.

Posted by: back door barry soetoro at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (yBF/9)

192 Looks like Chemjeff will get lots of info about folding. I liken it to taking a large spoon, running it underneath the batter and lifting the batter over itself, hence the folding Kinda like one big circular motion.

I normally use a Bosch hand mixer for cakes, and mix only to get batter wet. If a recipe saystwo minutes, I usually only mix for maybe one and a half. That way not a lot of air gets into the batter. It comes out nice and moist and stays that way.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (VNFBf)

193 @135 I dispute your baking-tool terminology, and stand ready to debate it with you all night if necessary. You'll note, there's a Latinate in there.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (qaVK+)

194 Folding makes things light and fluffy and homogeneous.

Posted by: concrete girl at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (y2Ojs)

195 My wife is watching DWTS.. accckkk!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (UTq/I)

196 Individually, we're some pretty kickass people, but there's no point in even pretending we're aligned with big-name artists who don't suck.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:53 PM (lJJMb)

What the fuck?

Posted by: Clint Eastwood at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (V/U0X)

197 I heard today at a Biden rally that gas prices are so high in Californica is because Bush lied. Gov Brown said the same thing. Bush lost the electionso whydoesn't he leave Washington State?

Posted by: Numb Nuts in Californica at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (lJ3rV)

198 170
Had a Canadian friend in college who made us canadian thanksgiving dinner. He cooked duck. Is there a traditional food for Canadian Thanksgiving? Or is it a free for all?
_______________

I'm not surprised at duck, but for most Canadians a T'giving table looks a lot like an American one. My family would have turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, some other kind of veggie just because, jellied fruit salad, and rolls. As the kids got older we changed from turkey to chicken because it was easier on my mom to make. We even had ham once or twice.

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (4ramR)

199 42
Apparently Jim Webb and Evan Bayh now regret their votes for Obamacare....how convenient.


Some regretted helping Stalin too...for all the good it did them.

So the question is: what are they doing to help fix the problem that they created? And it had better be good.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (2IW5Q)

200 Kid Rock actually managed to ruin "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Werewolves of London" in one stupid cover.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM


This.Word.

I had little to no use for KR before that; after hearing it, I made it my stated goal in life that if I ever ran into Kid Rock, I'd whip his ass with a car antennae from a 1968 Chrysler Imperial, then make him get me a sammich.

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:55 PM (JMmQ9)

201 You want an 80s Mystery Click?

YOU CAN'T HANDLE an 80s Mystery Click!!!

http://youtu.be/hXydX9p_ZxA

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at October 08, 2012 10:55 PM (5J54Q)

202
O holy crap. I just refreshed and saw the cat people pic. Scared me half to death. Oooh...

What possesses people to do such things?

Posted by: Meremortal at October 08, 2012 10:55 PM (1Y+hH)

203
My mom always made a red velvet cake for me on my birthday. Her recipe was awesome. Haven't had one since she passed away in 2009. Hubbymayhem snagged mama's recipe but has yet to attempt. Even though I favor that particular sort of cake, I have to admit.... MY APPLE PIE ROCKS!! I still prefer brownies.

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (iRgZG)

204 173
"124 A good chocolate chip cookie is hard to beat. Warm, gooey, with ice cold milk. "



For fundraising around here, sometimes the schoolkids sell these
plastic tubs of refrigerated cookie dough. Janies, Mrs. Fields or
something.

Anyway, it's great because every day you can heat the oven and bake 2
cookies. And they're always warm and gooey and freshly baked.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 10:49 PM (fZ2Wr)

If I promise to pick up my room and brush my teeth, will you adopt me?

Posted by: MrCaniac at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (Zd/NW)

205 173 For fundraising around here, sometimes the schoolkids sell these plastic tubs of refrigerated cookie dough. Janies, Mrs. Fields or something. Anyway, it's great because every day you can heat the oven and bake 2 cookies. And they're always warm and gooey and freshly baked.
-----------------------------

You do realize that the National School Lunch program that everybody has been complaining about (with good reason) is also going to stop schools that participate in the program from selling unhealthy foods as fundraisers.

So get ready for Rutabaga Rollups and Turnip Tootsies as your new Michelle Obama approved school fundraiser treats. Yum....... :-(

Posted by: Boots at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (neKzn)

206 133
Freshly baked ginger snaps.


Add some of that Aussie crystallized ginger to your ginger snap recipe. It's awesome.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (2IW5Q)

207 Green bean casserole is the thing my MIL thinks everyone loves, whilst we're choking it down. I bet it could be made good. But not with mushroom soup and Durkee canned onions. NTM the soggy grey canned beans. Yuck. Sorry to all the lovers of this vile concoction from hell.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (cQmXn)

208 @186 and Leinenkugel is part of Miller; has not been independent since 1988. I hate it when you guys talk beer.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 10:57 PM (qaVK+)

209 I still prefer brownies.

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (iRgZG)

Only if they have that special ingredient.

Posted by: President Choom at October 08, 2012 10:57 PM (V/U0X)

210 195 My wife is watching DWTS.. accckkk!



Mines locked into taped episodes of glee.

Posted by: BCochran1981 at October 08, 2012 10:57 PM (GEICT)

211 The Vikings are 4-1 and the Packers are 2-3.

Just wanted to remind any resident cheeseheads out there.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at October 08, 2012 10:57 PM (9Taqp)

212
I really feel sorry for those cats.

Words of wisdom from an unwise person: Any girl over the age of 15 that is still blonde is a bottle blonde. Those that say they still have the naturally blonde they were born with are liars.

Oh, and pie rules. Anyone who disputes thisis voting for Obama.

Posted by: Mo the Girl at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (wBrho)

213 I figured out the toothbrush right before I read the reply. Yeah, I'm slow.

Posted by: katya the designated driver at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (DoZD+)

214 Did anybody see the new Rasmussen party affiliation for September???

It is 37% Republican to 34% Democrat and with 29% independent.

That is in the middle of all the Romney's gonna lose and romneylosesbig crap. That was back when polls were showing Romney down ten points in Ohio and elsewhere. I wonder what the October numbers will be if Mitt creams Obama in the other two debates.

This also tells me that Rasmussen is using the wrong turnout models if he is using D+3% when his polling for TWO months in a row is showing a R+3% election AT LEAST.

Posted by: NWConservative at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (tBQ6F)

215 As the kids got older we changed from turkey to chicken because it was easier on my mom to make. We even had ham once or twice.
Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (4ramR)

okay, so free for all.

In my extended family, you are not allowed to change one thing on the traditional menu or there are tears of loss and lamentation.

You can add a dish, but not take one away.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (q7Aum)

216 208 @186 and Leinenkugel is part of Miller; has not been independent since 1988. I hate it when you guys talk beer.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 10:57 PM (qaVK+)

--You mean SABMiller. Goes to show how much more I need to learn about the beer industry. I know more about Canadian beers after being here for over 8 years.

Posted by: President Choom at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (V/U0X)

217 202

O holy crap. I just refreshed and saw the cat people pic. Scared me half to death. Oooh...

What possesses people to do such things?


It's a lauraw ONT. Open the below-the-fold picture at your peril. You should see what she has used as Twitter avatars.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (2IW5Q)

218 /SCOMAF sock

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (V/U0X)

219 Is there a traditional food for Canadian Thanksgiving? Or is it a free for all?


We're pretty sure it involves beer, eh?

Posted by: Bob and Doug McKenzie at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (BAS5M)

220 the "lifting" is the important part of "folding"

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:58 PM (JMmQ9)

221
as long as you don't have to eat green bean casserole

Thankfully no! Although beingraised by Depression-eraNewfies, they've gotten pretty good at making almost anything tasty.

Turkey, garlic mashed, dressing,turnip, squash, etc....and cauliflower with sweet, glorious, cheese sauce. Apple pie (made from freshly picked apples)with vanilla Haagen-Dazand ice wine for dessert.

My parents rock.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 10:59 PM (02Lic)

222 175
Kid Rock is a boil on the ass of rock and roll.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:48 PM (lJJMb)



TESTIFY!

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 10:50 PM (LUnTP)


I figured you would support that. As a gesture of thanks, I give you this: http://tinyurl.com/9qs8hq

Marty Friedman goodness.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:59 PM (lJJMb)

223 I don't get the love of cake. Pie rules. Except chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Fudge chocolate. With ice cream on top.

Posted by: katya the designated driver at October 08, 2012 11:00 PM (DoZD+)

224 Kid Rock was good in "Joe Dirt".

Posted by: otho at October 08, 2012 11:01 PM (yBF/9)

225 What the fuck?

Posted by: Clint Eastwood at October 08, 2012 10:54 PM (V/U0X)


Present company excepted, of course, sir. My mistake. Can I get you something?

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:01 PM (lJJMb)

226 which reminds me, I am going to take a "cooking boot camp" class next month

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (d/5qf)

227 I don't get the love of cake. Pie rules. Except chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Fudge chocolate. With ice cream on top.
Posted by: katya the designated driver at October 08, 2012 11:00 PM (DoZD+)

cake is simply a vehicle for frosting.

Just like pie is a vehicle for whipped cream or ice cream.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (q7Aum)

228 He cooked duck. Is there a traditional food for Canadian Thanksgiving? Or is it a free for all?
Free for all. We always have turkey and ham (without pineapple) but I believe pumpkin pie is pretty universal among dessert choices.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (vDl/w)

229 pineapple upside down cake

now that's a cake

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (JMmQ9)

230 Damn, heard on the radio that Sanchez was pissed at Sparano for wasting that time-out.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (V/U0X)

231 Marty Friedman goodness.
Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:59 PM (lJJMb)

Linky no worky.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (LUnTP)

232 Can't believe we keep getting cake, but not cake girl.

Posted by: Dave in Fla at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (dX4hn)

233 Thankfully no! Although beingraised by Depression-eraNewfies, they've gotten pretty good at making almost anything tasty.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 10:59 PM (02Lic)


Most people now-a-days, when they eat chicken, probably are only familiar with processed chicken nuggets.

Heck, even most people who cook, or more likely buy, a whole chicken probably just throw away the bones and bits left after.

What one should always do is toss it in some water, add whatever scruffiage you have left over from preparing your meal (carrots, celery, &c.), and cook it up over hours to make some damn good stock. I have some cooking up right away, and the stock will make soem damn fine soup later on.

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (sZTYJ)

234 "153 Cake versus Pie. Cake. I bake great cakes. And cookies. And candy. I could kill someone with my pies, tho......."

I have an awful time lifting pie dough and getting it into the pie pan with out it breaking. Then I have to mend the tears by pinching them together. The top of the pie ends up looking like some Frankenstein monster of a pie. This even happens when I use refrigerated pie shells.

This happened when I had to make 2 pies for this meals program for my parish. I delivered the 2 pies for the poor people, then slunk out of there in embarrassment.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (fZ2Wr)

235 And thanks for your thanksgiving wishes. I hope you'll all have something extra special to celebrate with your Thanksgiving this year too. [nudge, nudge, wink, wink]

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (vDl/w)

236 Tebow Time!

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (V/U0X)

237 1. Gawd, that's one fat pussy.

2. Denver Moron Meetup this Saturday, 1PM at Bayou Bob's downtown.

3. Tebow!

Posted by: Nash Rambler at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (LZ7QO)

238 Teeeboowww!

Posted by: toby928© at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (QupBk)

239 feast your eyes

http://tinyurl.com/9jgdga2

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (d/5qf)

240 Alright, not getting the purpose of the toothbrush, what's it supposed to do?

Posted by: booger at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (HI6wa)

241 232
Can't believe we keep getting cake, but not cake girl.


My theory is that Ace ripped cake girl away from her boyfriend and has been emerging from his bedroom only to post. If that's true, then the dissection of the New Yorker article was even more impressive than I thought at the time.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (2IW5Q)

242 Just like pie is a vehicle for whipped cream or ice cream birthing.

Posted by: BCochran1981 at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (GEICT)

243 Chemjeff, if you're good at chemistry, you will have an easy time of it.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (cQmXn)

244 226 which reminds me, I am going to take a "cooking boot camp" class next month
----
Interesting. Where? What does it entail?

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (5H6zj)

245 Just like pie is a vehicle for whipped cream or ice cream.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (q7Aum)


Naturally!

Posted by: Ron Jeremy at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (sZTYJ)

246
235 And thanks for your thanksgiving wishes. I hope you'll all have something extra special to celebrate with your Thanksgiving this year too. [nudge, nudge, wink, wink]
Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM

I have no idea what you're talking aboot.

Posted by: otho at October 08, 2012 11:05 PM (yBF/9)

247 Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (sZTYJ)

I started making bone marrow stock recently. It is fabulous. (I can find marrow bones at most grocery stores).

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:05 PM (q7Aum)

248 214 - You can read all about it in my blog.

(DIF has a blog?)

Posted by: Dave in Fla at October 08, 2012 11:05 PM (dX4hn)

249
Free for all. We always have turkey and ham (without pineapple) but I believe pumpkin pie is pretty universal among dessert choices.

For Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, we usually do ham on night one, turkey night two. If timing is limited, turkey trumps ham.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 11:05 PM (02Lic)

250 Sanchez sucks.

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:06 PM (5H6zj)

251 "153 Cake versus Pie. Cake. I bake great cakes. And cookies. And candy. I could kill someone with my pies, tho......."

I have an awful time lifting pie dough and getting it into the pie pan with out it breaking. Then I have to mend the tears by pinching them together. The top of the pie ends up looking like some Frankenstein monster of a pie. This even happens when I use refrigerated pie shells.

This happened when I had to make 2 pies for this meals program for my parish. I delivered the 2 pies for the poor people, then slunk out of there in embarrassment.
Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (fZ2Wr)

Make the crust with beef lard.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:06 PM (Wp4rQ)

252 Well, that failed spectacularly

Posted by: BCochran1981 at October 08, 2012 11:06 PM (GEICT)

253
You bet your ass Mitt got lucky on prom night. They went to Denny's afterward, and he snuck a cup of coffee.
That sly dog.

Posted by: Eric in Boise at October 08, 2012 11:06 PM (4WQcy)

254 If we all scream Tebow's name loud enough I believe this will be sufficient in summoning Miss Tammy.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 11:07 PM (LUnTP)

255 Damn, J.J. Watt is always a factor, even when he's not in the backfield. Gotta account for those long arms and big paws.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:07 PM (V/U0X)

256 I can't wait for the Annual Thanksgiving Recipe Blog Exchange!

Posted by: concrete girl at October 08, 2012 11:07 PM (y2Ojs)

257 Make the crust with beef lard.
Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:06 PM (Wp4rQ)

where does one get beef lard nowadays? is that the same as beef tallow?

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:07 PM (q7Aum)

258 Interesting. Where? What does it entail?

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (5H6zj)

here it is
http://tinyurl.com/98ld29n

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:07 PM (d/5qf)

259
You do realize that the National School Lunch
program that everybody has been complaining about (with good reason) is
also going to stop schools that participate in the program from selling
unhealthy foods as fundraisers.



So get ready for Rutabaga Rollups and Turnip Tootsies as your new
Michelle Obama approved school fundraiser treats. Yum....... :-(





Posted by: Boots at October 08, 2012 10:56 PM (neKzn)

She can have my Joe Corbi's pizzas when they pry them from my cold dead hands after I have had my coronary.

Posted by: MrCaniac at October 08, 2012 11:08 PM (Zd/NW)

260 @216 Wouldn't you have expected, after South African Brewing took over the world, a sudden influx of South African beers? Well, get an African to talk to you about the beer there, and that should explain it.

I know we overuse "r-r-r-racist" around here, but if the shoefitz, wear it.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 11:08 PM (qaVK+)

261 Well, that failed spectacularly
Posted by: BCochran1981 at October 08, 2012 11:06 PM (GEICT)

"A" for effort.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:08 PM (q7Aum)

262 I love the green bean casserole with Campbells mushroom soup and French's fried onion rings.

And bacon! Makes all the difference.

Posted by: Count de Monet at October 08, 2012 11:08 PM (BAS5M)

263 248 214 - You can read all about it in my blog.

(DIF has a blog?)

Posted by: Dave in Fla at October 08, 2012 11:05 PM (dX4hn)

--I was surprised you didn't have Greg trolling on your blog.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (V/U0X)

264 244
226 which reminds me, I am going to take a "cooking boot camp" class next month

----

Interesting. Where? What does it entail?

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (5H6zj)


"At camp", and "cooking a boot", of course.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (kaalw)

265 where does one get beef lard nowadays? is that the same as beef tallow?
Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:07 PM (q7Aum)

You should find it at fine stores near you. Try Wholefoods? I think it is not beef tallow.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (Wp4rQ)

266 Eman, lard is how my mom makes crust and they are spectacular! Lotsa people are inordinately afraid of lard. It's wonderful. I don't make pie because it will never live up to Mom's standard.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (cQmXn)

267 231
Marty Friedman goodness.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 10:59 PM (lJJMb)



Linky no worky.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 11:02 PM (LUnTP)

I is a stupid. Trying again, you know the tune, but this was the best live version I've ever seen:
http://tinyurl.com/9qs8hqj

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (lJJMb)

268 Evening everyone.

I noticed on FB that a friend, J, had gotten into a discussion with one of his friends, E, regarding this article:

http://freethoughtblogs.com/ singham/2012/10/04/ are-we-the-baddies-2/

He later called me and left a message so I think he wants to get my opinion. I'm tempted to say that if E agrees with this article he's a fool and a pussy. I should probably just hold my tongue.

Posted by: Alex at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (HwgHt)

269 Kalneva, thanx I'll be happy to send you a cake

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (d/5qf)

270 You should find it at fine stores near you. Try Wholefoods? I think it is not beef tallow.
Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (Wp4rQ)

okay, now I have to do some web research.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (q7Aum)

271 "Europe has long considered America to be 'uncivilized' because in most states, as well as on the Federal level, the death penalty exists."

The comedian Ron White does a bit about the death penalty. He talks about how a lot of states have it, but in Texas "We have an express lane."

He said he did that joke in Great Britain and it didn't go over so well.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (fZ2Wr)

272 Look at a campaign donation that was processed by the Obama campaign.....from Redstate....



http://tinyurl.com/8ogobx2

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (X6akg)

273 Made the mistake of visiting a local independent gun store on Saturday. It being a mistake because 3 out of the last 4 times I'd been there previously, I walked out with a gun I didn't think I needed but suddenly did.

This time, I was browsing for a brush gun- my 7mm Ruger M77 is a little unwieldy in the thick stuff. Instead of buying an inexpensive used .30-30 or .30-06 carbine like a normal person, I bought a like new (pre-Remington) Marlin 1895ss .45-70 lever action.

After taking it to the range, it might just be my new favorite gun.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at October 08, 2012 11:11 PM (9Taqp)

274 260 @216 Wouldn't you have expected, after South African Brewing took over the world, a sudden influx of South African beers? Well, get an African to talk to you about the beer there, and that should explain it.

I know we overuse "r-r-r-racist" around here, but if the shoefitz, wear it.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 11:08 PM (qaVK+)

--I did not care much for Castle when I first had it. The varieties of Windhoek were better; maybe it's because they still adhere to the German Purity Law standards.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:11 PM (V/U0X)

275 Tallow and lard are completely different things. I think tallow is less refined and they used to make candles out of it. But that's just me spouting things out of my ass like usual.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:11 PM (cQmXn)

276 Remember Herman Cain.
Don't be fooled again.
Can't keep a brother down.
Vote Romney

Posted by: Craig Poe at October 08, 2012 11:11 PM (BVkEs)

277 Schaub is so sloppy tonight he's lucky Revis Island is out.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (V/U0X)

278
What one should always do is toss it in some water, add whatever scruffiage you have left over from preparing your meal (carrots, celery, c.), and cook it up over hours to make some damn good stock. I have some cooking up right away, and the stock will make soem damn fine soup later on.

LOL - Mom wasbagging upthe giblets for the kitties last night and decided to throw out the neck. Dad would have no part of that....needed for the soup of course.

Awesome.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (02Lic)

279 Sounds fun, chemjeff. Maybe you'll meet a nice girl.

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (5H6zj)

280 I cannot wait to see Paul Ryan kick SloJoe's ass.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdy's hair at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (VNFBf)

281 Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (fZ2Wr)

Do you wrap it around the rolling pin and then unroll it into the plate?

Posted by: Alex at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (HwgHt)

282 Eman, lard is how my mom makes crust and they are spectacular! Lotsa people are inordinately afraid of lard. It's wonderful. I don't make pie because it will never live up to Mom's standard.
Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (cQmXn)

I hear ya. I make a poor approximation of my Mom's killer pies.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (Wp4rQ)

283 http://tinyurl.com/9qs8hqj
Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (lJJMb)

\m/ \m/

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (LUnTP)

284 ah, lard refers to fat from a pig. Tallow is from beef.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (q7Aum)

285 We also keep the turkey carcass to make stock.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (vDl/w)

286 Ok I love red velvet cake !!!!!!!!! And I promise not to eat too awfully much of it !!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (ZVrve)

287 Comments require approval. Not letting Greg pollute my blog, thank you

Posted by: Dave in Fla at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (dX4hn)

288 Tallow and lard are completely different things. I think tallow is less
refined and they used to make candles out of it. But that's just me
spouting things out of my ass like usual.


Tallow is from beef or suet. Lard is from pigs.

Posted by: Alex at October 08, 2012 11:14 PM (HwgHt)

289 I also learned how to render my own beef tallow, should I ever buy a side of beef.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:14 PM (q7Aum)

290 Tallow is from beef.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (q7Aum)

--The raw material for candles in medieval times (beeswax was a luxury).

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:14 PM (V/U0X)

291 Alright, not getting the purpose of the toothbrush, what's it supposed to do?>>

I also was clueless on it's purpose so I asked my daughter. It makes a water fountain so you can rinse after brushing. I guess to keep your hand dry and not need the towel that already hangs by the sink.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:14 PM (kjIjA)

292 I'm in shock, still trying to process the fact that the presidential race is over and everything that implies.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:14 PM (IoNBC)

293 This time, I was browsing for a brush gun- my 7mm
Ruger M77 is a little unwieldy in the thick stuff. Instead of buying an
inexpensive used .30-30 or .30-06 carbine like a normal person, I
bought a like new (pre-Remington) Marlin 1895ss .45-70 lever action.



After taking it to the range, it might just be my new favorite gun.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at October 08, 2012 11:11 PM (9Taqp)


Is it bad that when I read the words "brush gun" I was gleefully hoping for something in 45-70 gov't? Congrats on the new thumper! Inside 150, the ones I've shot have been dead nuts.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:14 PM (lJJMb)

294 Y-not, I hope so

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:15 PM (d/5qf)

295 I have no idea what you're talking aboot.
Read between the lines, hose-head.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:15 PM (vDl/w)

296 Kalneva, thanx I'll be happy to send you a cake
Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (d/5qf)

Chocolate, please!

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:15 PM (cQmXn)

297
The comedian Ron White does a bit about the death penalty. He talks about how a lot of states have it, but in Texas "We have an express lane."


He said he did that joke in Great Britain and it didn't go over so well.


I was pretty buzzed at the time, but I seem to recall it going over pretty well when I saw him north of the border. Then again, take away les Quebecois and we Canucks are a fairly sensible bunch.

Posted by: Lurking Canuck at October 08, 2012 11:15 PM (02Lic)

298 286
Ok I love red velvet cake !!!!!!!!! And I promise not to eat too awfully much of it !!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (ZVrve)

you don't sound so grumpy anymore

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:15 PM (d/5qf)

299 Paul Ryan will be so sad about the Packers, he will just let me go on and onall night long about taxing millionaires and cuddling biker chicks.

Posted by: Joey Biden's Gaffes at October 08, 2012 11:16 PM (wBrho)

300 257
where does one get beef lard nowadays? is that the same as beef tallow?


Lard is pig fat. Tallow is beef fat. Both are hard to find these days. The internet will work, but if you have a Chinatown accessible, that might too.

For baking, you don't want just any animal fat -- you need the most refined version; some fat is too intensely flavored to use in baking. Traditionally, the baking lard was the caul fat from around the pig's kidneys. This can still be found on the internet. I don't know what beef fat is used for baking.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:16 PM (2IW5Q)

301 272 Look at a campaign donation that was processed by the Obama campaign.....from Redstate....



http://tinyurl.com/8ogobx2

Posted by: Tami at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (X6akg)

--Wow. "1 Kremlin Place"

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:16 PM (V/U0X)

302 Okay everyone, so long and thanks for all the brownies. It's way past my bedtime.

good luck at cooking boot camp, chemjeff, I hope they spend a good amount of time on knife skills.

happy thanksgiving Canadians.

Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:17 PM (q7Aum)

303 Haven't read the comments, but it looks like Ryan is smart in yet another way. He ends an interview as soon as he sees the interviewer try a "gotcha." An excellent practice for GOPers. Doing this consistently when they start
their bullshit sends a clear signal it won't be tolerated.

realclearpolitics. com/video/2012/10/08/ paul_ryan_walks_out_of_local_interview_after_strange_question.html


In other Ryan goodness, ettes in particular will want to see this "Do the Paul Ryan" video.

youtube.com/ embed/dS1N6bLriRc? version=3showsearch=0showinfo=1iv_load_policy=1wmode= transparent


And lastly, if you can stand any more shadenfreude, poor Andy Sullivan is really mad at his boyfriend. What is particularly interesting here is how unambiguous he is. Outright says the media has been doing everything possible to help Barry, and AS is pissed Barry complained about how boring debate prep was, realizing he probably blew it off.

http://tinyurl.com/8en3pok

Posted by: Mayday at October 08, 2012 11:17 PM (F3s39)

304 He said he did that joke in Great Britain and it didn't go over so well.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (fZ2Wr)


They have the death penalty in Britain, just for victims, not perpetrators.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at October 08, 2012 11:17 PM (bxiXv)

305 Comments require approval. Not letting Greg pollute my blog, thank you

Posted by: Dave in Fla at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (dX4hn)

--Some blogs celebrate their first troll, like some businesses celebrate their first dollar of sales. It's kind of a rite of passage.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:17 PM (V/U0X)

306 good night elizabethe
yeah it looks like the boot camp starts off with a knife skills crash course

Posted by: chemjeff at October 08, 2012 11:17 PM (d/5qf)

307 Lard is pig fat. Tallow is beef fat. Both are hard to find these days.
The internet will work, but if you have a Chinatown accessible, that
might too.


Most supermarkets carry lard in the 'Hispanic Foods' section or in the baking section. Look for a blue or green box.

Posted by: Alex at October 08, 2012 11:18 PM (HwgHt)

308 \m/ \m/

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 11:12 PM (LUnTP)


I know. Maybe the best solo ever, and then he just lays it down live. Moron Challenge: follow the link @283 and find a better guitar solo, then post the link. Jerry Reed comes to mind, as does Dimebag Darell.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:19 PM (lJJMb)

309 Jets are making a game of it. Or Shonn Greene is, anyway.

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:19 PM (5H6zj)

310 Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:17 PM (q7Aum)

--Good night!

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:19 PM (V/U0X)

311 15
Still no rankings?

*Sigh*

Guess we'll have to amuse our selves with a [NSFW Alpine hottie:
http://tinyurl.com/9vay5xt
Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 10:12 PM (sZTYJ)

Just love those alpine valleys, and the trout that swim in their streams. The only thing missing from the pic is a tarn, or maybe several paternoster lakes.

Oh, the model is pretty too. Yes, I know the ONT us up to about three hundred comments, but I had to comment on the alpine valley.

Posted by: The inexplicable Dr. Julius Strangepork at October 08, 2012 11:19 PM (p4vL5)

312 307
Most supermarkets carry lard in the 'Hispanic Foods' section or in the baking section. Look for a blue or green box.


They do, but don't use it. You'll notice it's not refrigerated. Why would that be, when fat spoils really quickly? The answer is: like margarine and Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, it has been hydrogenated for shelf-stability. Avoid it.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:20 PM (2IW5Q)

313 ah, lard refers to fat from a pig. Tallow is from beef.
Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (q7Aum)

In the store you will find it as 1-pound blocks labeled Beef Lard.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:20 PM (Wp4rQ)

314 Most supermarkets carry lard in the 'Hispanic Foods' section or in the baking section. Look for a blue or green box.
Posted by: Alex at October 08, 2012 11:18 PM (HwgHt)


Or a five gallon bucket, if you truly are in an Hispanic section, like I am!

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:20 PM (cQmXn)

315 I was surprised you didn't have Greg trolling on your blog.
He's probably waiting for Allen to start a blog and then go there.

My mom's always used lard for pie crusts; and in university a French-Canadian (astronomy) roommate told me the anecdote about his mom asking an American butcher for lard for pie crust that the butcher had never heard of before, so I'd imagine it's pretty common in Eastern Canada. (I can't recall what state but it may have been a Southern one.)

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:20 PM (vDl/w)

316 Being filled with metal-y goodness, I now depart for woik.

I shall catch you Morons later.

Posted by: Robert at October 08, 2012 11:22 PM (LUnTP)

317
If you have a meat processing facility nearby (around here they're called meat lockers) you can usually get tubs of pure lard there. I think those lockers are more easily found in smaller farm communities.

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:22 PM (iRgZG)

318
So Drudge has this disgusting story of a guy who enters into a roach/worm eating contest. This event was put on by a reptile store and the big prize was your very own python. This guy wins the contest and dies shortly afterward. The story said the coroner has yet to release the cause of death. I know, how about dying because you just ate a shit load of disgusting roaches worms?
The "winner" also had a previous arrest record for exposing himself. Oh, and the python he was to win - the store has named it in his honor.

I swear I don't know why I read this stuff.

Posted by: Cheri at October 08, 2012 11:23 PM (EAgmr)

319 "You do realize that the National School Lunch program that everybody has been complaining about (with good reason) is also going to stop schools that participate in the program from selling unhealthy foods as fundraisers. "

And this is exactly what pisses me off about nanny staters. I was eating these 2 freshly baked chocolate chip cookies per day while I was on weight watchers losing my weight. Reason I could do that? The restraint of eating 2 normal sized cookies as part of my overall plan.

Kids aren't fat because they sell cookie dough or chocolate bars. They're fat because their parents don't limit them to moderate portions, once per day. Instead of dictating to schools, the gubmint do-gooders need to tell parents to grow up and parent their kids.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:23 PM (fZ2Wr)

320 Isn't Crisco a replacement for lard? Don't know nuthin bout baking but Grandma used it for fried chicken.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:23 PM (kjIjA)

321 Okay parting gift.

http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2012/02/how-to-render-beef-tallow.html


Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:23 PM (q7Aum)

322 The comedian Ron White does a bit about the death penalty. He talks
about how a lot of states have it, but in Texas "We have an express
lane."



He said he did that joke in Great Britain and it didn't go over so well.


You have to make it a drawing and quartering joke or the Brits just don't get it.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at October 08, 2012 11:23 PM (pwyhn)

323 If you have a meat processing facility nearby (around here they're called meat lockers)

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:22 PM (iRgZG)


Thanks for clarifying.

Posted by: Don Lemon at October 08, 2012 11:24 PM (V/U0X)

324 When Britain "had" a death penalty, it was profligately applied. No one would have issues with the gibbet for delaying the progress of a royal mail coach, but certain kings, over certain centuries, developed curious habits concerning their competition, close relatives, out-of-favor advisers, ex-wives, and casual passersby. Therefore the process of civilization lay in throwing out the baby with the bathwater. That's how they see it.

They all took slaves, too. Not ancient history, either. They've successfully sloughed all guilt for the late institution off onto us'ns, because they got rid of theirs 20, 40, 50 years earlier. Huzzah for them. Short version, they were losing money at it.

They're pretty much the same way about republics. Quite a few of them tried the general idea and failed spectacularly. It burns their ass that we stay with it. It would be funny if it weren't so sad.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 11:24 PM (qaVK+)

325 315

My
mom's always used lard for pie crusts; and in university a
French-Canadian (astronomy) roommate told me the anecdote about his mom
asking an American butcher for lard for pie crust that the butcher had
never heard of before, so I'd imagine it's pretty common in Eastern
Canada. (I can't recall what state but it may have been a Southern one.)


Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:20 PM (vDl/w)


My great-grandmother always had a big bucket of lard in the freezer (note to morons - it is not ice cream, even if your 6 year old self thinks so), but at least in my family, the cooking with lard went away years ago when she passed on.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:25 PM (lJJMb)

326 Or a five gallon bucket, if you truly are in an Hispanic section, like I am!

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:20 PM (cQmXn)


Next to the 25 pound bags of masa.

Posted by: huerfano at October 08, 2012 11:25 PM (bAGA/)

327 What's with all the cheers I hear with a Jets player down?

Posted by: Craig Poe at October 08, 2012 11:25 PM (BVkEs)

328 Could someone direct me to the ONT complaint department?

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at October 08, 2012 11:25 PM (IN7k+)

329 I loved this, from the fathead-movie.com blog:

The new regulations are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which was recently enacted.

“Uh … excuse me, could I please have more meat on my sandwich?”

“No. That would violate the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.”

“But I’m still hungry when I eat these sandwiches. I really want more meat.”

“I’m sorry, but you’ll just have to be hungry. Giving you more meat would violate the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.”

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:26 PM (2IW5Q)

330 re: Mano Singham blog post

For being a supposedly educated person, he don't know squat about the Nazi SS's organization. Since I was a teen in HS, I knew they were divided along combat arms and camp guard lines.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 08, 2012 11:27 PM (R5onz)

331 Yes, Buzzsaw, shortening like Crisco can be used as well. I'll have to ask my mom about the differences as I'm interested now too.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:27 PM (vDl/w)

332 He said he did that joke in Great Britain and it didn't go over so well.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (fZ2Wr)


The thing is, most Britons actually want to bring back their Death Penalty (for criminals).

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 11:27 PM (sZTYJ)

333 On the old timey food stuff. Grew up in a house with 6 kids. Regular meals were Beef Tongue, Liver and Gizzards. does any store sell that stuff anymore?

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (kjIjA)

334 332 He said he did that joke in Great Britain and it didn't go over so well.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (fZ2Wr)

The thing is, most Britons actually want to bring back their Death Penalty (for criminals).

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 08, 2012 11:27 PM (sZTYJ)

--In a just world, that shitbird Lockerbie bomber would have been fried long before he got "cancer."

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (V/U0X)

335 @293 StPatrick- Thanks. I was a little concerned that the rear sight didn't have a windage adjustment before sighting it in, but I needn't have. Dead on with Remington ammo, 4 inches high with Winchester which I had 4 boxes of. Dropped the elevation two notches and good to go.

Recoil with 300gr factory ammo wasn't bad at all. My Mossberg 500 slug gun kicks worse. Surprisingly accurate too.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (9Taqp)

336 273- awesome. i'll be buying marlin 1894 in .357 if i ever find a real job again. marlins are sweet fun guns.

Posted by: whiskey tango at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (JvP2I)

337 @311 First Night Gallery: "Put me in the picture!" That's the picture.

@320 Crisco is vegetable shortening. It was supposed to be a healthy replacement for the lard they used to sell. Turned out to have all the wrong fats, and was probably worse than the original. So they changed veggies.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 11:29 PM (qaVK+)

338
You can use Crisco for pie crusts and it works just fine. It is not, however, the same thing as lard. I have no idea what the difference is but there is a difference.

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:29 PM (iRgZG)

339 You have to make it a drawing and quartering joke or the Brits just don't get it.

Poisoners figure large in their national psyche too.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 08, 2012 11:29 PM (R5onz)

340 Could someone direct me to the ONT complaint department?
Get in line behind me. The New Yorker's been stealing my ideas again.

Posted by: Ziggy at October 08, 2012 11:29 PM (vDl/w)

341 Ann Romney is adorable in every way.

Posted by: @ParisParamus at October 08, 2012 11:30 PM (0oeTZ)

342 340
The New Yorker's been stealing my ideas again.


Tell me about it.

Posted by: Clint Eastwood at October 08, 2012 11:30 PM (2IW5Q)

343 "Any girl over the age of 15 that is still blonde is a bottle blonde. Those that say they still have the naturally blonde they were born with are liars. "

Not true. My hair was blonde until I was 40. But I had that towhead hair.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:30 PM (fZ2Wr)

344 Could someone direct me to the ONT complaint department?

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at October 08, 2012 11:25 PM (IN7k+)


This is it.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:31 PM (Wp4rQ)

345 341 Ann Romney is adorable in every way.

Posted by: @ParisParamus at October 08, 2012 11:30 PM (0oeTZ)

--Even in the '60s, her dresses were not as ugly as Moochelle's.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:31 PM (V/U0X)

346 Could someone direct me to the ONT complaint department?

/dev/nul

No limit on the size of your complaint. Be as verbose and specific as you like ;->

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 08, 2012 11:31 PM (R5onz)

347 Words of wisdom from an unwise person: Any girl over the age of 15 that
is still blonde is a bottle blonde. Those that say they still have the
naturally blonde they were born with are liars.



I beg to differ.

Posted by: fluffy, dirty Skandi at October 08, 2012 11:31 PM (z9HTb)

348
comatus at October 08, 2012 11:29 PM (qaVK+)

well that clarified it. Thanx!

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:31 PM (iRgZG)

349 When I was a kid, every school lunch dish, except the peanut butter sandwiches (now verboten, of course) was swimming in a pool of USDA surplus butter that they purportedly had to make use of for fear of it not being allotted the next year. There was exactly one fat kid in the entire school. I just love how the causes of the problems are never addressed, instead conjuring up these ridiculous "solutions". Grrrrr.

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:31 PM (cQmXn)

350 328 Could someone direct me to the ONT complaint department?

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at October 08, 2012 11:25 PM (IN7k+)


Take the stairs down with the sign over them that says "administration." Down one flight, take your first left, go past the pool, second door on your right. There's a circular stairway on the left, down two flights, straight ahead off the exit in the hallway that curves left, past two doors and a window. There's a double-door, don't go through that, take the doorway across the hall from there.

Go down the hall to the stairs, down one flight, turn left past the garden, the small one, and when you get to a metal railing on the right turn left. Go down that walkway to the third door, knock there and if they answer, ask them. They might know.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at October 08, 2012 11:32 PM (bxiXv)

351 333 On the old timey food stuff. Grew up in a house with 6 kids. Regular meals were Beef Tongue, Liver and Gizzards. does any store sell that stuff anymore?
Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (kjIjA)

I don't know about tongue, but in the South you can certainly buy liver (beef and chicken) and gizzards.

I love chicken livers. Some of the small-town KFC's around here still have "chicken liver day" once a week.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:32 PM (IoNBC)

352 I used to work at the corporate headquarters of a grocery store chain that sold, Armour Star Lard. It's vegetable based, sort of like Crisco, but different.

Posted by: concrete girl at October 08, 2012 11:33 PM (y2Ojs)

353 I have Marlin .30-.30.

Posted by: steevy at October 08, 2012 11:33 PM (6o4Fb)

354 You can use Crisco for pie crusts and it works just fine. It is not, however, the same thing as lard. I have no idea what the difference is but there is a difference.
Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:29 PM (iRgZG)


I think lard has a higher melting point and that make the crust behave better.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:33 PM (Wp4rQ)

355 “I’m sorry, but you’ll just have to be hungry. Giving you more meat would violate the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.”>>

"Please may I have more"
http://tinyurl.com/9rauuay

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:33 PM (kjIjA)

356 What am I missing with the rocks and kitteh note?

Posted by: DaveA at October 08, 2012 11:33 PM (wcjj2)

357 336
273- awesome. i'll be buying marlin 1894 in .357 if i ever find a real job again. marlins are sweet fun guns.

Posted by: whiskey tango at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (JvP2I)


No doubt...If I ever get around to building a reloading setup, a lever-gun in a serious pistol caliber is on the list. .357 or .44 is a ton of fun, even if you only shoot paper, like me. .45-70 would be great as well, but even if you reload, you need to cast your own bullets to make it cheap.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:34 PM (lJJMb)

358 300
257

where does one get beef lard nowadays? is that the same as beef tallow?

Lard
is pig fat. Tallow is beef fat. Both are hard to find these days. The
internet will work, but if you have a Chinatown accessible, that might
too.

For baking, you don't want just any animal fat -- you need
the most refined version; some fat is too intensely flavored to use in
baking. Traditionally, the baking lard was the caul fat from around the
pig's kidneys. This can still be found on the internet. I don't know
what beef fat is used for baking.


Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:16 PM (2IW5Q)


Lard is easier to find when you realize it's spelled "manteca" on the box.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 11:34 PM (kaalw)

359 Well, they could always had out extra butter with the free condoms now. Toss in some free FEMA tarps, a football field, and the football team and you got a party.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 08, 2012 11:34 PM (R5onz)

360 Oh hell yeah TX.

Posted by: Craig Poe at October 08, 2012 11:34 PM (BVkEs)

361 8 Geez, a few trips to the Cheesecake factory and you'll have to take off your clothes and take a picture with a cat. Oh, and a good evening to you morons.

Posted by: no good deed at October 08, 2012 11:35 PM (mjR67)

362 Gizzards and chicken livers have the added benefit of being great catfish bait.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:36 PM (IoNBC)

363 Jets docked for playing Nikki Minaj at their stadium.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:36 PM (V/U0X)

364 Bedtime beckons. Good night, everyone!

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 11:36 PM (4ramR)

365 Chicken hearts are freakin' delicious. And no one seems to know that these days, so they're cheap as dirt.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:36 PM (2IW5Q)

366 Good night, all! Happy baking/reloading!

Posted by: Kalneva at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (cQmXn)

367 364 Bedtime beckons. Good night, everyone!

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 11:36 PM (4ramR)

--Good night, eh!

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (V/U0X)

368 Dood, a chunk of aluminum foil is good catfish bait. They're dumb, they'll hit on anything.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (R5onz)

369 Interesting. Where? What does it entail?

Posted by: Y-not, domestic goddess at October 08, 2012 11:04 PM (5H6zj)


"At camp", and "cooking a boot", of course.
Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (kaalw)




Ha! I went to a cooking boot camp once. The camp lasted five years. I married a vegetarian. What the hell was I thinking?

But I am a great cook now. So there's that.

Posted by: Provence Style Hobo Stew at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (MG6Y6)

370 144
Hi LauraW. and fellow "sweetlings". Posted by: What Is Rick Santorum Doing for His Country These Days? at October 08, 2012 10:43 PM (u8eBQ)

Trip no further, pretty sweetling, Journeys end with lovers meetings . . . yeah, I'm only up to comment 144.

Posted by: The inexplicable Dr. Julius Strangepork at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (p4vL5)

371 You should find it at fine stores near you. Try Wholefoods? I think it is not beef tallow. Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (Wp4rQ) okay, now I have to do some web research.
Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (q7Aum)

Whole Foods sounds right. It's considered a healthy fat. Eman, do you have to render it first? I think you do. After rendering, it's still solid but soft like butter. It's supposed to have really great flavor and can be stored at room temp forever. When we make butterhorns for Christmas, I might try it.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (VNFBf)

372 @349 Perzackly! I held forth on USDA surplus last week. Godawfulest things you'd never think of serving now. Shut up, they explained, it's good for you.

In the 1930's slow recovery (formerly known as the Great Depression, but we can beat it!), lard sandwiches were a regular poor kid's lunch. It was used just like butter, and mayonaisse too. Public health types were pleased that it was factory-rendered and clean packed, therefore pure. Very progressive.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 11:38 PM (qaVK+)

373 I love chicken livers. Some of the small-town KFC's around here still have "chicken liver day" once a week.
Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:32 PM (IoNBC)

An ex-gf loved gizzards. Ate them like popcorn. Man, did they stink up the place. It was okay, she had great tits.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:38 PM (Wp4rQ)

374 362 Gizzards and chicken livers have the added benefit of being great catfish bait.
____________

Whenever my mom had baking she wanted to freeze but didn't want us to know about she'd put the baked items in a container with lots of wax paper and "chicken gizzards" on the label. Worked very well for several years until we smartened up.

Posted by: I lurk, therefore I am at October 08, 2012 11:38 PM (4ramR)

375 Ah, so J.J. Watt is also old school and uses real black paint too.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:38 PM (V/U0X)

376
I think lard has a higher melting point and that make the crust behave better.Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:33 PM (Wp4rQ)
My grandmother had this killer pie crust recipe that called for lard. She messed around with it until she got it right using Crisco. Then she quit using Crisco for pie crust because it just did not turn out a perfect pie crust. That lady could destroy evil with a pie.
333 On the old timey food stuff. Grew up in a house with 6 kids. Regular meals were Beef Tongue, Liver and Gizzards. does any store sell that stuff anymore?
Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (kjIjA)
Those meat lockers I mentioned earlier have all those. My local grocery stores have them too.

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:38 PM (iRgZG)

377 For baking, you don't want just any animal fat -- you need

the most refined version; some fat is too intensely flavored to use in

baking. Traditionally, the baking lard was the caul fat from around the

pig's kidneys. This can still be found on the internet. I don't know

what beef fat is used for baking.



We got some fatback from a local farm and had to render it. It's laborious. My wife did most of the work. When we needed to pour, I lifted the the heavy pot. Still have nearly two quarts of the stuff.


"Golden lard", or some such, for baking.

Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 11:39 PM (z9HTb)

378 >>This happened when I had to make 2 pies for this meals program for my parish. I delivered the 2 pies for the poor people, then slunk out of there in embarrassment. Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:03 PM (fZ2Wr)

I cheat. I use a piece of parchment paper (bottom)and a piece of Saranwrap(top) to roll it out, then peel the Saranwrap off and use the parchment paper to trasfer to your pie pan.
Easy as pie.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 11:39 PM (1o4E8)

379 333
On the old timey food stuff. Grew up in a house with 6 kids. Regular
meals were Beef Tongue, Liver and Gizzards. does any store sell that
stuff anymore?


Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:28 PM (kjIjA)


Sure they do -- comes in little stick-like things labeled "hot dogs".

Posted by: cthulhu at October 08, 2012 11:40 PM (kaalw)

380 Catfish love frogs. Leopard frogs most of all.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 11:41 PM (1o4E8)

381 377
We got some
fatback from a local farm and had to render it. It's laborious. My wife
did most of the work. When we needed to pour, I lifted the the heavy
pot. Still have nearly two quarts of the stuff.


Rendering is a lot easier in the oven than on the stovetop.

Posted by: Splunge at October 08, 2012 11:41 PM (2IW5Q)

382 362
Gizzards and chicken livers have the added benefit of being great catfish bait.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:36 PM (IoNBC)


I can't get good pork at the Publix across the street from my SWPL neighborhood, but a 5 minute drive south puts me at a Kroger in a primarily black neighborhood - not only do they have better ribs and shoulders, if you're of a mind, you can get pigs' feet, jowls, etc. Not to mention all the parts of cows and chickens that aren't for sale in the 'burbs, if you're of a mind to eat them. I'll have to see if they offer lard and tallow, since I've never looked. I'm guessing they do.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:41 PM (lJJMb)

383 Dood, a chunk of aluminum foil is good catfish bait. They're dumb, they'll hit on anything.>>

So will Morons are you calling us catfish? I'd call that racist but I understand the definition of the word.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:41 PM (kjIjA)

384 Dang, Ryan shouldn't talk to his wife like that.

Posted by: Craig Poe at October 08, 2012 11:42 PM (BVkEs)

385 357- ironic number. i lean towards 357 cuz i have a ruger gp and could use it in both. 44 just too much for me. my redhawk gets only 44 special. 44 is just so expensive. reloading is somewhere in the not too near future for me...

Posted by: whiskey tango at October 08, 2012 11:42 PM (JvP2I)

386 Heh, anticlimactic end of the game provided by Watt.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:43 PM (V/U0X)

387 You should find it at fine stores near you. Try Wholefoods? I think it is not beef tallow. Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:09 PM (Wp4rQ) okay, now I have to do some web research.
Posted by: elizabethe loves a brownie at October 08, 2012 11:10 PM (q7Aum)

Whole Foods sounds right. It's considered a healthy fat. Eman, do you have to render it first? I think you do. After rendering, it's still solid but soft like butter. It's supposed to have really great flavor and can be stored at room temp forever. When we make butterhorns for Christmas, I might try it.
Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 11:37 PM (VNFBf)


I think we used it straight out of the container. It's white and more resistant than crisco.

*Puts on chemist hat*

The material is more resistant to flow and has a higher phase transition endotherm.

*Takes off chemist hat*

It hard and melts at a higher temperature.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:43 PM (Wp4rQ)

388 There was a wrongful conviction that led to an execution that saw Britain revoke the death penalty. I vaguely recall that the death penalty for treason was revoked much later but I don't feel like looking it up.

The movie 10 Rillington Place was about the case.
www.imdb.com/title/tt0066730/

I don't know how accurate the film was (other than the hanging that used the last executioner as the advisor) but the case was what was used by the abolitionists to get it revoked. I just took a quick look through some of the IMDB comments and one suggests Evans may have been guilty too and not wrongly convicted as the antis claimed.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:43 PM (vDl/w)

389 @336 whiskey- Be sure to look it over carefully if it was made after 2009. In 2010 they moved production to the NY Remington factory and had some serious quality control issues afterwards.

Supposedly they recently got the bugs worked out, but inspect closely before buying. Mine was made in '94 and is near flawless, with excellent fit, finish and function.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at October 08, 2012 11:43 PM (9Taqp)

390 Rendering is a lot easier in the oven than on the stovetop.


We seem to have acquired a lifetime supply of lard, but I'll try to remember that ;-)

Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 11:44 PM (z9HTb)

391 320
Isn't Crisco a replacement for lard? Don't know nuthin bout baking but Grandma used it for fried chicken.


Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:23 PM (kjIjA)

Our former neighbor from across the street, who was black, said no black woman would ever use Crisco for fried chicken. Ever. Lard only. This was even after she had a heart attack and MrsCaniac asked her for her recipe.

Armour makes lard that is either in the Mexican section of the grocery store/Wal Mart, or "fresh" lard is located in the refrigerated meat section where the scrapple and hams are.

Posted by: MrCaniac at October 08, 2012 11:44 PM (Zd/NW)

392 Buzzsaw, Mexican markets carry tongue. My uncle used to own a little neighborhood Mexican market in Santa Ana. I remember he had pig heads on a rotisserie. Ugh. And his name was Jerry Clarke. Go figure.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 11:44 PM (VNFBf)

393 Night folks. Sleep sweet and safe.

Posted by: Madamemayhem at October 08, 2012 11:45 PM (iRgZG)

394 An ex-gf loved gizzards. Ate them like popcorn. Man, did they stink up the place. It was okay, she had great tits.
Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:38 PM (Wp4rQ)

A very few rural restaurants still have chicken livers on the menu here. I don't know of any that sell gizzards--you have to do those yourself.

Gizzards are funny. I remember helping my great-grandmother clean her chickens. One of my jobs was to clean out the gizzards. They always had little rocks in them. Once I found a dime in one. She said, "That's a very good omen--you need to keep that." I still have it.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:45 PM (IoNBC)

395 *Puts on chemist hat* The material is more resistant to flow and has a higher phase transition endotherm. *Takes off chemist hat* It hard and melts at a higher temperature.

That's why I prefer butter.

Posted by: Marlon Brando at October 08, 2012 11:46 PM (1o4E8)

396 389- you know i did read that- forgot it of course, been away from the range last couple years. thanks for the heads up-

Posted by: whiskey tango at October 08, 2012 11:46 PM (JvP2I)

397 "Do you wrap it around the rolling pin and then unroll it into the plate?
Posted by: Alex "

It would crack if I rolled it over the pin. Sometimes it cracks when it is still on the counter and I have to start pinching the cracks together before I even try to pick it up. I've also tried using a marble rolling pin. Didn't help. Maybe the idea of using beef lard would work. But I don't even know if the stores around here still carry lard. I think people are afraid they will fall over dead if they eat it.

Interestingly, my Mom died at 93 and my dad is still alive at 95. They spent a good part of their lives eating things like lard. When they were kids during the depression they ate lard sandwiches.
AND THEY WEREN'T FAT.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 08, 2012 11:46 PM (fZ2Wr)

398 One of my jobs was to clean out the gizzards. They always had little rocks in them. Once I found a dime in one. She said, "That's a very good omen--you need to keep that." I still have it.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:45 PM (IoNBC)

--That's because birds don't have teeth. The gizzard and rocks serve the grinding function instead.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:47 PM (V/U0X)

399 Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:43 PM (Wp4rQ)


This site is rotten with chemists, and that's a good thing, if a bit odd. We have eman, Chemjeff, myself, and multiple others whom I can't remember. If you read CE News, you'd think we were all afeard of global warmening and not engaged with the rest of the world. I'm glad to see that's not the case.


Anyways, enough of my rambling. Goodnight, morons.

Posted by: StPatrick_TN at October 08, 2012 11:47 PM (lJJMb)

400 Just throwing it out there..The Great One had a guest tonight that predicted R/R getting 330 EV and TFG getting 208.

Even if his worst predictions come true Romney still gets it.

Posted by: RWC at October 08, 2012 11:47 PM (t+Sdx)

401 Worst ONT evah.

Posted by: Leo Ladenson at October 08, 2012 11:48 PM (aVH2N)

402 A very few rural restaurants still have chicken livers on the menu here. I don't know of any that sell gizzards--you have to do those yourself.


Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:45 PM (IoNBC)

--When I was at FSU I briefly worked at Lindy's Chicken, a local chain. They sold both livers and gizzards; not sure if they still do.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:48 PM (V/U0X)

403 --That's because birds don't have teeth. The gizzard and rocks serve the grinding function instead.
Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:47 PM (V/U0X)

Yes.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:49 PM (IoNBC)

404 Billie Gibbons is a cheap sun-glasses wear'n, sharp dressed, hawt mermaid.




Posted by: gmannyc at October 08, 2012 11:49 PM (3J5R5)

405 Of the old timey foods I mentioned above. The only one I crave is the liver. But since it was cooked in bacon fat and onions not sure It's that liver is the thing I crave.

Tongue was tender and tasty but just weird to watch it being cooked.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 08, 2012 11:49 PM (kjIjA)

406 Tongue make for some good soft tacos.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 11:51 PM (1o4E8)

407 All right, gotta give exams tomorrow (now it's time for the students to work) so time to call it a night.

G'night, Morons!

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:51 PM (V/U0X)

408 298 286
Ok I love red velvet cake !!!!!!!!! And I promise not to eat too awfully much of it !!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 08, 2012 11:13 PM (ZVrve)
you don't sound so grumpy anymore

Well with all these Awesome cakes , it is indeed hard to keep the old grumpy face on . But then a picture of bho and slo joe will turn up and ..well the grumpy face returns .....I really need that red velvet cake

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 08, 2012 11:51 PM (ZVrve)

409 lard sandwiches were a regular poor kid's lunch
My dad's family was Italian and he was disgusted when he saw my mom's Irish family eating bacon drippings sandwiches/bread slices in the late '40s.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 08, 2012 11:52 PM (vDl/w)

410 It hard and melts at a higher temperature.
Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:43 PM (Wp4rQ)

Yeah, 'cause when you render, basically you're just putting it in the oven at 200 degrees for several hours as it slowly melts. So if you use it for baking, it's still solid but soft. I can see using it for pie crusts as it's more resistant to heat. Not necessary to keep the dough cold as you work it. Sounds like it was made for me.

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 08, 2012 11:52 PM (VNFBf)

411 401 Worst ONT evah.

Posted by: Leo Ladenson at October 08, 2012 11:48 PM (aVH2N)

--I see someone has found the ONT Complaint Department.

Now, good night for real, y'all.

Posted by: logprof at October 08, 2012 11:52 PM (V/U0X)

412 never got the hang of the difference between folding vs. mixing when it came to baking

The difference in results is a chemical thing driven by the mechanical action. Flour has gluten. It's what gives the baked goods structure. It forms chains in the batter. The more mixing and shearing action the longer and more complex the chains. That's why when you overmix cake it's tough. It's why you just stir pancake batter enough to get the big clumps out or you'll make rubber flaps.

If anyone rats me out for using high school home econ knowledge on the ONT I'll gut you with the whisk and variable speed drill combo I use in lieu of a mixer.

Posted by: DaveA at October 08, 2012 11:53 PM (wcjj2)

413 --When I was at FSU I briefly worked at Lindy's Chicken, a local chain. They sold both livers and gizzards; not sure if they still do.

Man, I would have been all over that. Really.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:53 PM (IoNBC)

414 405 Of the old timey foods I mentioned above. The only one I crave is the liver. But since it was cooked in bacon fat and onions not sure It's that liver is the thing I crave.
------

That smell makes me sick.

Anyone from the NE quadrant have 'city chicken?'

That was the best.

Posted by: RWC at October 08, 2012 11:54 PM (t+Sdx)

415 OK. What about cracklin' cornbread?

Holy shit, that was good. I haven't had any in at least 30 years.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:54 PM (IoNBC)

416 They have gizzards everywhere out here in the rockies.

Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 11:55 PM (1o4E8)

417 Well, they could always had out extra butter with the free condoms now. Toss in some free FEMA tarps, a football field, and the football team and you got a party.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 08, 2012 11:34 PM (R5onz)


Thank the sexular equivalent of god for FEMA!!1!

Posted by: Sandra Fluke, FEMA Fangirl at October 08, 2012 11:56 PM (sZTYJ)

418 he saw my mom's Irish family eating bacon drippings sandwiches/bread slices in the late '40s.


That makes me want to fry some bread in bacon grease.

Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 11:56 PM (z9HTb)

419 416 They have gizzards everywhere out here in the rockies.
Posted by: garrett at October 08, 2012 11:55 PM (1o4E

I'm jealous. And I'm going to look for the hearts--sounds like something I'd like.

Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:56 PM (IoNBC)

420 And concerning cake vs pie .....I love both equally but my dad prefers pie hands down !!!!! And those chocolate chip cookies are really cool too ....

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 08, 2012 11:56 PM (ZVrve)

421 Rex Ryan in awe of JJ Watt. Who isn't though, right?

Posted by: Craig Poe at October 08, 2012 11:57 PM (BVkEs)

422 @409 Around here, that's a Hungarian ethnic thing. "Szalonna Sütés" pronounced shoot-ney solid-nya, hunky turkey. Somehow the paprika keeps the fat from sticking to your arteries, they say, for 70 years or so.

Posted by: comatus at October 08, 2012 11:57 PM (qaVK+)

423 Anyone from the NE quadrant have 'city chicken?'


Is that squab?

Posted by: fluffy at October 08, 2012 11:58 PM (z9HTb)

424 Gizzards are funny. I remember helping my great-grandmother clean her chickens. One of my jobs was to clean out the gizzards. They always had little rocks in them. Once I found a dime in one. She said, "That's a very good omen--you need to keep that." I still have it.
Posted by: Scobface at October 08, 2012 11:45 PM (IoNBC)

That is so cool.

Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:58 PM (Wp4rQ)

425 415 OK. What about cracklin' cornbread?

Holy shit, that was good. I haven't had any in at least 30 years

The last time I had cracklings cornbread was way back when we live in Jackson Tn and dined at the Old Country Store at the Casey Jones Museum !!!!! Great stuff !!!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 09, 2012 12:00 AM (czXwL)

426 Cracklin' and red pepper cornbread, open-faced, slathered with butter. Topped with black-eyed peas and chopped onion.

Holee shit.

Posted by: Scobface at October 09, 2012 12:00 AM (IoNBC)

427 A thread I'm seeing in this discussion of cheap crap food. It's the immigrant markets that still sell it. As my family moved up the economic ladder those things that took more prep to make edible dropped off the menu. Nothing wrong with them and the prep made them better tasting than some other easier choices. But just like frozen dinners there's just not enough truly poor people to make big markets carry them anymore.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 12:00 AM (kjIjA)

428 You people are weird.

Maybe it's the Midwestern in me, but not once in 42 years have I ever thought "I'm getting bored with regular fried chicken. I crave fried guts instead".

Posted by: Hollowpoint at October 09, 2012 12:01 AM (9Taqp)

429 DETROIT — Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand says the franchise is deeply saddened to learn of Alex Karras' condition. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News reported Monday that the former All-Pro defensive lineman and actor has kidney failure and has been given only a few days to live.

Posted by: Islamic Rage Boy at October 09, 2012 12:01 AM (e8kgV)

430 My grandparents kept a coffee can of bacon drippings on the stove forever. If you needed fat to cook something, you dipped into the coffee can. If you cooked bacon you drained the fat into the can.

They also served sugar sandwiches. Butter, or oleo, spread on bread, sprinkled with sugar.

Theyraised their family throughtwo World Wars and the Great Depression, and got through it by never wasting or throwing away anything.

Posted by: Boots at October 09, 2012 12:01 AM (neKzn)

431 Posted by: DaveA at October 08, 2012 11:53 PM (wcjj2)

Accurate and well said.

Posted by: eman at October 09, 2012 12:02 AM (Wp4rQ)

432 Monster Zero Ultra - nectar of the gods

Taste is great. Just pounded down 3 in a row. Performance review to follow.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 12:03 AM (R5onz)

433 Howdy all... These cake pics are making me gain weight just from looking at them

Posted by: George W Beagle at October 09, 2012 12:03 AM (sZRY5)

434 "Chicken hearts are freakin' delicious. And no one seems to know that these days, so they're cheap as dirt.
Posted by: Splunge "

I know this sounds gross, but years and years ago I went to this Italian restaurant in northern Michigan. They had a red spaghetti sauce with chicken livers. It was really good.

Posted by: nerdygirl at October 09, 2012 12:04 AM (fZ2Wr)

435 I really hope Santa brings me a pressure cooker.It's the best way to cook chicken. Crispy skin, moist meat.

With that, I'm out. Happy dreams, all! I'm off to bed with a quick prayer that Hugo Chavez dies really, really fast from cancer. Does that make me a bad person?

Posted by: joanne likes cake & kitties & trey gowdys hair at October 09, 2012 12:04 AM (VNFBf)

436 Boom goes the DynoMitt.

http://tinyurl.com/9ezw4p

Funny thing, I'm told voting acuity matters more than polling.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 09, 2012 12:04 AM (TMB3S)

437 test. long strings annoying message. test

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:05 AM (VEhDR)

438 40
Have any of you morons used that "Dropbox" cloud-based file syncing thingie? If so, your thoughts? thx

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 08, 2012 10:17 PM (JMmQ9)

Here's another thumbs-up for Dropbox. I have it on several computers and on my Android phone. On the phone, the app auto-magically uploads any pictures I take, which is a great back-up/timesaver.

Posted by: George W Beagle at October 09, 2012 12:05 AM (sZRY5)

439 DaveA, huh - didn't know that.

guess I've just been lucky all this time, I don't have a stand mixer and so I just mix until it looks smooth, which apparently is "just enough"

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 12:06 AM (d/5qf)

440 Chocolate beet cake. Harvest. Too many beets.

testing.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:06 AM (VEhDR)

441 Speaking of lard and rendering and such, a few days ago I went to the butcher and picked up the hog I had bought at the auction at the fair. Tried a new butcher this year; he cut out the biggest jowls I have ever seen. Can't wait to cure smoke them (hog jowls make great bacon, tastes just the same as pork belly). I'll save the fat to add to sausage, since I still have lard left over from the last pig.

Posted by: The inexplicable Dr. Julius Strangepork at October 09, 2012 12:06 AM (p4vL5)

442 First time I walked into some quickie mart selling gizzards, I though they were hiding some over-ripe dead bodies in the back room.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 12:06 AM (R5onz)

443 Cracklin' and red pepper cornbread, open-faced, slathered with butter. Topped with black-eyed peas and chopped onion.
I don't even know exactly what that is and it sounds great!

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 12:07 AM (vDl/w)

444 That is so cool.
Posted by: eman at October 08, 2012 11:58 PM (Wp4rQ)

Yeah. The thing is, to her omens were real. I mean, REAL. She was a Christian woman, but also quite supersticious. When she told me that, I knew she was serious.

Posted by: Scobface at October 09, 2012 12:07 AM (IoNBC)

445 Does anyone know if this was the site that posted the parable about the conservative and the liberal coming upon a large wall and the conservative tried to figure out why the wall was there and the liberal immediately wanted to tear the wall down? Anyone know what I'm talking about?

Posted by: Rich at October 09, 2012 12:07 AM (pnHKr)

446 Wtf is acuity? Damn autocorrect.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 09, 2012 12:08 AM (TMB3S)

447 434
I know this sounds gross, but years and years ago I went to this
Italian restaurant in northern Michigan. They had a red spaghetti sauce
with chicken livers. It was really good.


Doesn't sound gross at all -- actually, it's a really normal and tasty Italian dish. We've forgotten how delicious innards are. I think it happened during the 50's, with the whole convenience boom and everyone being psyched that we could finally afford the easy-to-cook cuts. Before that, they were a normal thing to see on American menus. Philadelphia's traditional pepper pot soup, for example, is tripe-based.

Posted by: Splunge at October 09, 2012 12:08 AM (2IW5Q)

448 MILKY GLUTES IS MELTING DOWN!

OH NOES MY BOYFRIEND OBAMA IS GONNA LOSES!

Drudge Headline. But you all probably already know that

Posted by: Andrew Sullivan's Loose Worn out and callused anus at October 09, 2012 12:08 AM (ovpNn)

449 ok, I'm out

thx again, LauraW, for stepping up again tonight. Don't be a stranger here on the ONOT. We don't bite...much.

tomorrow night, mi amigos

Posted by: AltonJackson at October 09, 2012 12:08 AM (JMmQ9)

450 They also served sugar sandwiches. Butter, or oleo, spread on bread, sprinkled with sugar.>>

I think CPS could be called for that now. (and it was part of my diet as a skinny assed little kid). Obesity is not diet problem it's being sedentary. Which is driven by parents that won't say this sentence. "You're bored there's plenty of work to do" which drove you to run from earshot of the house and run and play.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 12:09 AM (kjIjA)

451 Mom used to make chicken livers when dad was out of town. It was one of the meals she cooked that I knew I was going to bed without dinner. Same with liver and onions and cabbage rolls.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 12:09 AM (9tjlm)

452
Monster Zero Ultra - nectar of the gods

Just pounded down 3 in a row.



Guess I'll see you on the mid-morning open thread.

Posted by: fluffy at October 09, 2012 12:09 AM (z9HTb)

453 424
Gizzards are funny. I remember helping my great-grandmother clean her
chickens. One of my jobs was to clean out the gizzards. They always had
little rocks in them.

__________________________


Ate a chicken liver YUM! 7 years ago, hit a rock, blew my upper canine out, $3000 implant. God was that expensive and hurt like hell. Chickens eat rocks.
Remember that.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:10 AM (VEhDR)

454 Goodnight Alton Jackson and God Bless !!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 09, 2012 12:12 AM (czXwL)

455 Ate a chicken liver YUM! 7 years ago, hit a rock,
blew my upper canine out, $3000 implant. God was that expensive and hurt
like hell. Chickens eat rocks.
Remember that.


Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:10 AM (VEhDR)

Serves you right.

Posted by: Robot Chicken at October 09, 2012 12:13 AM (d/5qf)

456 438 40
Have any of you morons used that "Dropbox" cloud-based file syncing thingie? If so, your thoughts? thx

We started using it at work about a year ago. It seems to work well and it's pretty handy for a lot of things. (Caveat: small company.)

It can be a good cost-saving measure also. Our personnel policies are now in Drop-box, so we don't have printed copies any more.

Posted by: Scobface at October 09, 2012 12:13 AM (IoNBC)

457 Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:10 AM (VEhDR)

Sorry. I guess that's the difference between mechanization and a six year-old boy.

Posted by: Scobface at October 09, 2012 12:15 AM (IoNBC)

458 Guess I'll see you on the mid-morning open thread.

I think it would take a supplemental 2L of diet Dew to make it that far. I can fall asleep with shockingly high blood caffeine levels.

I don't even have a good twitch going yet.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 12:15 AM (R5onz)

459 Could someone direct me to the ONT complaint department?

Goto!

Posted by: Helen Waite at October 09, 2012 12:16 AM (wcjj2)

460 Hmmmmmmmm gizzards. When I was a kid we used to get chicken livers and gizzards at KFC(35 years ago). I remember my Dad frying up gizzards in the kitchen. Greasy and so chewy. I make this dish at home now called Cibreo. Its Tuscan style country fare. Chicken livers dredged in floor, sauteed crispy. Throw in some canned tomatoes, garlic, onions, anchovies, red pepper flakes, thyme, oregano, salt,black pepper and marsala wine. Let it stew for a while and come together. Serve with with rustic bread and red wine. Very comforting.

Posted by: gmannyc at October 09, 2012 12:16 AM (3J5R5)

461 Who said birds don't have teeth?

Posted by: T. Rex at October 09, 2012 12:16 AM (pwyhn)

462 Serves you right.


Posted by: Robot Chicken at October 09, 2012 12:13 AM (d/5qf)
Cluck cluck. Braaaak! Ask ace about disrespectin you, beak face.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:16 AM (VEhDR)

463 well, time for bed for me too.
another day of nothingness tomorrow awaits.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 12:16 AM (d/5qf)

464 Daily Caller reporting Romney diverting resources from PA to OH.

By the way pie made with fresh seasonal fruit served warm, yum.

Posted by: TD at October 09, 2012 12:17 AM (+uFux)

465 Oh..........gotta garnish Cibreo with fresh sage!

Posted by: gmannyc at October 09, 2012 12:19 AM (3J5R5)

466 Dude dies after participating in a roach/worm eating contest

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/man-dies-eating-roaches-587314

Local to me. Happened just down I95 in Deerfield Beach. Lotta tards in Broward county. One less now.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 12:19 AM (R5onz)

467 443 Cracklin' and red pepper cornbread, open-faced, slathered with butter. Topped with black-eyed peas and chopped onion.
I don't even know exactly what that is and it sounds great! Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 12:07 AM (vDl/w)

I know, dude. I grew up on it. It's awesome.

Don't get me started on poke-salat.

Posted by: Scobface at October 09, 2012 12:21 AM (IoNBC)

468 Dude dies after participating in a roach/worm eating contest

On the bright side, he did score a nice Participant ribbon.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at October 09, 2012 12:21 AM (pwyhn)

469 Lotta tards in Broward county. One less now.>>

That Darwin guy is not very forgiving is he?

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 12:21 AM (kjIjA)

470 This should induce terror in anyone who loves well crafted literate works.

Fifty Shades now has a screenwriter - novice Kelly Marcel.

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at October 09, 2012 12:24 AM (c8YhH)

471 Took the daily bike ride up the south hill (middle/upper middle class in E. Washington)
and noticed that the only, and I mean ONLY, campaign signs out on lawns were Obama.

Not one Romney, not one Mckenna (gov) just Bammy Bammy Bammy.

Oh, and the commute into town from N. Idaho this am? not one Romney sticker. In fact, didn't see one political sticker at all.

I conclude that Repubs/conservs choose to not have their windows shot out of their homes and cars, and the smug libs know we'd never stoop to their level of "discourse" so they are free to shove that shit in our faces.

That's what I think. Yep.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:24 AM (VEhDR)

472 Based on the cornbread comment, I'm about to Google poke-salat...

Oh, pokeweed. I'll have to look for that too if I'm ever in that neck of the bluegrass woods one day.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 12:24 AM (vDl/w)

473 Regarding Penn. It's probably a smart move..

Posted by: Hello, it's just me Donna at October 09, 2012 12:25 AM (9+ccr)

474 Good idea on the toothbrush apparently its still not on the market so if you want you you'll have to make one.

Posted by: Up with people! A man. at October 09, 2012 12:28 AM (kzFo5)

475 Hey Derak - weird thing is over on the west side of the Cascades, I have yet to see one single Obama sign. I've seen plenty of McKenna in SnoCo and KingCo, and even a few (like single digits) for Romney, but absolutely no Obama yard signs.

Posted by: trendingdown at October 09, 2012 12:30 AM (kztNJ)

476 @445 The parable of the wall and gate is from the writing of English Catholic "apologist" GK Chesterton. He wrote funny things, too, and a ripping detective yarn. Rather a decent chap, altogether.

Posted by: comatus at October 09, 2012 12:31 AM (qaVK+)

477 475
Hey Derak - weird thing is over on the west side of the Cascades, I have
yet to see one single Obama sign. I've seen plenty of McKenna in SnoCo
and KingCo, and even a few (like single digits) for Romney, but
absolutely no Obama yard signs.


They're embarrassed about him. And they should be.

Posted by: Splunge at October 09, 2012 12:31 AM (2IW5Q)

478 Good evening nimwits, halfwits and dimwits. Gizzards, roaches and red cake. Nice coverage, all the major food groups

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 12:32 AM (3dXwx)

479 Goodnight chemjeff and God Bless !!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 09, 2012 12:32 AM (ZVrve)

480 I grew up with a mother raised by an English mother that was right off the boat.The food in our house was just mostly bland. Lots of things I truly still love. The stuffed turkey at Thanksgiving, Roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, pot roast... The thing is that as basic as my Mom cooked I found the women I married(2) that didn't even have the skill to make even these home cooked meals. I feel that loss of a skill set to cook from scratch just sad. Oh and the skill set isn't completely lost since I can cook all those things.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 12:32 AM (kjIjA)

481 Wtf is acuity?

sharpness:keenness of hearing, sight, or intellect

I'm still wondering about the rocks and kitteh letter?

And I'm hungry for city chicken.

Posted by: DaveA at October 09, 2012 12:34 AM (wcjj2)

482 Anna Puma well at least they realize that the writer of the books isn't up to the job.

Posted by: TD at October 09, 2012 12:34 AM (+uFux)

483 I can't believe I literally teared up over a food memory. But the mention of chicken livers reminded me of these extraordinary chicken-liver dumplings my mom would make with chicken soup. Leberknoedel, I don't know if she learned that during her waiting-for-visa refugee sojourn in Germany or it was another example of Germanic influence on Croatian cuisine.

And I remembered her tenderness in making that for me, labor intensive as it was to scrape the livers free of the little blood vessels so the dumplings would be smooth and melting in the mouth.


Posted by: sistrum at October 09, 2012 12:35 AM (SUlmX)

484 Ooooh. Prime rib and yorkshire pudding. Yum. I always make that for Christmas.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 12:36 AM (9tjlm)

485 476
@445 The parable of the wall and gate is from the writing of English
Catholic "apologist" GK Chesterton. He wrote funny things, too, and a
ripping detective yarn. Rather a decent chap, altogether.


Posted by: comatus at October 09, 2012 12:31 AM (qaVK+)

And not least of all, a great praiser of beer-drinking.

Posted by: sistrum at October 09, 2012 12:37 AM (SUlmX)

486 Spent last night around a bonfire with a lot of grad students, about half military. Lots of odd insights. But, there's this: a committed Barbie-Dem ("I self-admittedly move in liberal circles") just cannot stand to see "Mitt" on a bumper sticker. "And whenever I see one, I just want to make a magnetic strip (?!) that says 'ens' and stick it on there so it says "Mittens!" "Mittens! Get it?"

Yeah, I says. It's a lot like the "uMau" ones I put on Obama stickers.
Somebody had to explain it to her. Couldn't do the letters, and never heard of the MauMau.

For what it's worth, she's not one of the military ones, but she's engaged to a lieutenant who I'd like to explain things to if I could.

Posted by: comatus at October 09, 2012 12:37 AM (qaVK+)

487 484
Ooooh. Prime rib and yorkshire pudding. Yum. I always make that for Christmas.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 12:36 AM (9tjlm)

Me too! It's so easy yet spectacular!

Posted by: Hello, it's just me Donna at October 09, 2012 12:37 AM (9+ccr)

488 My childhood food memories are of stuffed peppers and stuffed cabbage. My mom made a bitching lasagna too.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 12:38 AM (R5onz)

489 If A. Romney is correct, and Mitt's man parts are really that big, they are 7 TIMES BIGGER THAN THE GOAT FUCKER WE NOW HAVE IN THE WH!


11-ty

Posted by: jake in ID at October 09, 2012 12:39 AM (2CiZb)

490 donna - do you do your yorkshire pudding in a cast iron skillet?

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 12:41 AM (9tjlm)

491 My mom did those same dishes, PurpAv. I guess the rice and ground beef were cheap for a biggish family in the '50s and '60s. Oh, and sloppy joes too I just remembered.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 12:42 AM (vDl/w)

492 And I remembered her tenderness in making that for me,>>

That is probably the biggest reason they could feed us cheap crap and we still fondly remember those meals. The work they put in made basic staples taste like filet mignon.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 12:42 AM (kjIjA)

493 have not see a single Romney sign in ID and only about 4 Romney /Ryan bumper stickers

have seen a shit tone of Obuttfucker and vote Democrat stuff, but they are the jack wagons who are not the winners


Posted by: jake in ID at October 09, 2012 12:43 AM (2CiZb)

494 Mom used to do flank steak in teh 60's and 70's cause it was cheap. Sloppy joes too. Creamed chipped beef. I sure miss her.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 12:44 AM (9tjlm)

495 Stuffed cabbage and fresh Polish kielbasa and fried potatoes ...dinners of my youth

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 09, 2012 12:45 AM (ZVrve)

496 TD,

Well the author is a hack and so are the stories. The screenwriter has one story under their belt, but its a movie with Tom Hanks in it. So chances of another Ishtar with whips seems very good.

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at October 09, 2012 12:45 AM (c8YhH)

497 Here is a little language problem. My mother was Michiganese, half Prussian, half French-n-Injun. She had a passed-down recipe for pickled beef heart, and that concoction exists in the provincial cookery of both Germany and France. She called it "columpsa" and did not know why. She did know that the spelling was imprecise, and I have been unable to link up the name.

Has anyone heard pickled heart called by a similar name? I can make it, but you know, if I can't tell the story, it seems unsatisfying somehow. I'll tell you right now that it's an acquired taste.

Posted by: comatus at October 09, 2012 12:51 AM (qaVK+)

498 Wow it's amazing that Ace can post a picture of Giada de Laurentiis so early in the day and we're still talking about cooking. The power of the Boobeh I guess.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 12:51 AM (kjIjA)

499 Wtf is acuity? Damn autocorrect.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 09, 2012 12:08 AM (TMB3S)


More like autoincorrect. You have to pay extra for that.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 09, 2012 12:54 AM (X3lox)

500 hey're embarrassed about him. And they should be.


Posted by: Splunge at October 09, 2012 12:31 AM (2IW5Q)

Perhaps this. The East side of Wa is notoriously behind the fashion of the day. The libs over here still think Bamby is God and they are his represenative angels. In Seattle, they KNOW their shit stinks and got it handed to them on a silver platter.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 12:54 AM (VEhDR)

501
466Dude dies after participating in a roach/worm eating contest

Toldya.

Posted by: Chuck Darwin at October 09, 2012 12:54 AM (U+DUu)

502 The Peruvian have been allowing Van der Sloot conjugal visits...
...and now the woman is knocked up with this murderers child.

What the fuck is wrong with Peru? Has the ozone hole fried their brains or something? The only conjugal visits this scum should get is with a 400lb guy named Hector with full body tats.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 12:55 AM (R5onz)

503 # 490, no, in muffin tins..

Posted by: Hello, it's just me Donna at October 09, 2012 12:55 AM (9+ccr)

504 Boy, Andi Sullivan really lost it. 'Romney is now kicking the president's ass'. Ya think? And ends it with 'Much much more than the president's vanity is at stake' Bemoaning a return to Bush/Cheney but 'more extreme' and the end of 'reality-based government'. Just wow. It's all slipping away from them, they're watching it happen.

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 12:59 AM (3dXwx)

505 # 490, no, in muffin tins..>>

In the end the way my Mom made it the Yorkshire pudding never hit the surface of the pan it was cooked in due to the grease or butter you put in before the batter. Almost deep fried.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 01:00 AM (kjIjA)

506 Posted by: jake in ID at October 09, 2012 12:43 AM (2CiZb)

The only bumper sticker I've seen in Bonner county (Canadian border) is a gigantic tailgate decal that said "A vote against Obama is a vote for America" replete with the statue of liberty.

That summed up for me the totality of political thought in upstate N Idaho.


Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:00 AM (VEhDR)

507 Midnight here and I gotta work in the morning. Thanks all for the trip down everybody's memory food lane.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at October 09, 2012 01:03 AM (kjIjA)

508 Bonner?


Hmmm....Sagle guy, here.

Posted by: IdowhatIwant at October 09, 2012 01:03 AM (a4CUi)

509 I could use a good cabbage roll recipe. Is red cabbage not good for this? Do you have to use ketchup? Yuk.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:04 AM (VEhDR)

510 505 yep.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:04 AM (9tjlm)

511 Posted by: IdowhatIwant at October 09, 2012 01:03 AM (a4CUi)

Priest Lake.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:05 AM (VEhDR)

512 509 Never seen it with red cabbage. No, use tomato sauce.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:05 AM (9tjlm)

513 Weird new hash on the lap top. Hmm.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:06 AM (9tjlm)

514 Well horde , this momma bear is going to the bear cave and say my nightly prayers ...and dream if all this Wonderful food ( cake , pie , cookies , crackling corn bread , roast beef and Yorkshire pudding ) oh my !!!!!!! And praying hard for a Big Romney and Ryan Win on Nov6 2012 !!!!!!! Gid Bless You All in the Horde !!!!! Keep on Fighing the Good and Right Fight !!!!!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 09, 2012 01:07 AM (ZVrve)

515 My mom used tomato paste from those small tins for her cabbage rolls. (But did use ketchup in her meatloaf.)

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 01:07 AM (vDl/w)

516 No, use tomato sauce.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:05 AM (9tjlm)

How about fresh tomatoes in quantity? (harvesting here, coming out my ears)

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:08 AM (VEhDR)

517 Winter is coming. Family place is there (Sister's all live in Sandpoint - Dad and his new bimbo wife are at the ranch in Sagle). I moved away long ago and don't have much time to visit any more.

Interesting to encounter somebody from Priest Lake. I miss the Clark-Fork something fierce sometimes.

Posted by: IdowhatIwant at October 09, 2012 01:08 AM (a4CUi)

518 G'nite grumpy momma bear. Sleep well.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:08 AM (9tjlm)

519 Fresh would be great. Toms coming out my ears too. Canned 26 qts last week.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:09 AM (9tjlm)

520 518 G'nite grumpy momma bear. Sleep well.

Thanks Infidel , working on it !!!!! God Bless !!!!!!

Posted by: grumpy momma bear at October 09, 2012 01:11 AM (ZVrve)

521 >>Priest Lake.

How are the birds over there? Anything coming in from up north yet?

Posted by: garrett at October 09, 2012 01:12 AM (1o4E8)

522 Once upon a time, in a galaxy far-far away, I liked cake. I will never feel the same again about cake after seeing that last picture. I am very, very glad that they were not holding bacon!!

Posted by: and irresolute at October 09, 2012 01:12 AM (JvklE)

523 Posted by: IdowhatIwant at October 09, 2012 01:08 AM (a4CUi)

You and Jake in ID and now sifty who moved to Boise are the only Idahoans I've run into round these parts. I run between Priest and Eastern WA weekly.

I don't know why there aren't more of us on this site.


Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:13 AM (VEhDR)

524 522 true dat.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:14 AM (9tjlm)

525 #505. yes I put the hot prime rib drippings in the muffin tin. Works perfectly!

Posted by: Hello, it's just me Donna at October 09, 2012 01:14 AM (9+ccr)

526 You can go with El PAtio Mexican hot sauce too. Dollar Tree and Big Lots stock it. More zing, less sugar.

Just picked up a bottle of Grace Scotch Bonnet hot peper sauce at WMT. Slathered some on a couple of tube steaks...

...its, umm, *cough* *cough* {eyes watering} the real deal.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 01:14 AM (R5onz)

527
Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:13 AM (VEhDR)


Good to meet you. This is pretty late for me to on. Lousy case of insomnia tonight for some damn reason. Gonna try to get some zz's.

Hope to see you around.

Posted by: IdowhatIwant at October 09, 2012 01:17 AM (a4CUi)

528 It seems to be that the movement is only of staffers from PA to OH for the early voting. Which makes sense, since Romney went to PA only a few days ago, he's hardly going to "give up" on it now.

PA apparently doesn't have early voting (?) so would make sense to divert numbers to OH to get the ground game at maximum there as early voting gets under way.

He can always move back.

Posted by: AussieMarcus at October 09, 2012 01:17 AM (8Spmv)

529 How are the birds over there? Anything coming in from up north yet?



Posted by: garrett at October 09, 2012 01:12 AM (1o4E

Yer from Montana? right? Tell me what to watch for and I'll give you a report.The most amazing thing I ever saw was two years ago, Sept 10th or thereabouts.We were on the lake and were being dive bombed by this huge flock of white birds, dove for fish like osprey, but small. We got close enough to determine (after research) that they were Aleutian Terns. We'd had a huge windstorm that must have knocked them down south. Just amazing. Never seen 'em since.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:17 AM (VEhDR)

530 . This is pretty late for me to on. Lousy case of insomnia tonight for some damn reason. Gonna try to get some zz's.



Hope to see you around.

Posted by: IdowhatIwant at October 09, 2012 01:17 AM (a4CUi)

Only 10pm here. Sleep tight.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:19 AM (VEhDR)

531 Hey! Maybe you (that is the collecitve hive-mind "you" of the overlord bloggers here) should do a "Prom Photo Contest" or a "Who Got Lucky on Prom Night / Photo Submission" thing! Offer bacon prizes for the winners!! ... or cake!

Posted by: and irresolute at October 09, 2012 01:21 AM (JvklE)

532 Cake pic driving me nuts. I'll be thinking chocolate beet cake w/ cream cheese frosting until I make it tomorrow.

Night all.

Posted by: Derak at October 09, 2012 01:21 AM (VEhDR)

533 Evan Bayh is slime.

Posted by: Aud at October 09, 2012 01:22 AM (PGpgl)

534 I ate a mushroom out of my yard the day. I've got a few spots where these same type ones come up after a good rain. I've witnessed the squirrels chowing down on them multiple times, so I grabbed one away from them and took a pretty good sized bite.

It was bland and slightly sweet and had a soft texture.

It didn't cause any stomach upset or anything. I'm thinking of grabbing a few to add to my next soup. I love making soup in the fall.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 01:23 AM (ccXZP)

535 Roses are red,
Pi R square,
I've jury duty tomorrow,
and not a drop of sympathy to share ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:23 AM (/OhbZ)

536 I didn't attend any proms.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 01:25 AM (kaalw)

537 GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 01:23 AM (ccXZP)

you could probably find amushroom field guide book at the ol' library with names and pictures and stuff ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:25 AM (/OhbZ)

538 The shrooms you find growing on cow chips are the good ones. All the city kids from Miami drive up to central FL cow country to hunt for those...

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 01:26 AM (R5onz)

539 I didn't attend any proms.

Not even hidden in the back seat of the tinted window limo that mysteriously showed up in the parking lot after the lights went out, blood dripped down the walls, and people started disappearing ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:27 AM (/OhbZ)

540 Funny email content from my conservative American cousin about a new start-up business:
Thought you might want to consider getting on board early....
A British Engineer just started his own business in Afghanistan.
He's making land mines that look like prayer mats.
It's doing well. He says prophets are going through the roof.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 01:27 AM (vDl/w)

541 Stay the hell away from the blue ones.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 01:28 AM (yBF/9)

542 adriane, I could also just take my phone camera and take pics, then go back inside to identify them on the net.

I think being able to identify safe edible mushrooms would a handy survival skill.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 01:29 AM (ccXZP)

543 I love makin soup in the fall too. Was thinkin chicken noodle soup since I have stock in the freezer.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:29 AM (9tjlm)

544 I think being able to identify safe edible mushrooms would a handy survival skill.


Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 01:29 AM (ccXZP)


Could mean the difference between a tasty pizza or an intergalactic cruise. lol

Posted by: Berserker at October 09, 2012 01:31 AM (FMbng)

545 Part of the problem was that I graduated High School at 16....which tends to make a lot of things problematic around young ladies.



But I got better!

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 01:31 AM (kaalw)

546 538 @Purp, in my childhood delinquent days I did just that. They're plentiful around here when the weather conditions are right.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 01:32 AM (ccXZP)

547 I love cake.

Time for bed now.

Posted by: dissent555 at October 09, 2012 01:32 AM (yR6A1)

548 GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 01:29 AM (ccXZP)

I am behind the times aren't I ...

Wishing you delicious mushroom dishes ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:33 AM (/OhbZ)

549 Be real careful eating wild mushrooms. It only takes one mistake to fuck your world up.

As for birds, D I was wondering if there are a lot of Ducks and Geese moving through yet. It's still super mild on this side of the mountains and we have no waterfowl to speak of.

Posted by: garrett at October 09, 2012 01:34 AM (WNgrz)

550 Nite 'rons and 'ettes. Long day, beat.

Posted by: Infidel at October 09, 2012 01:34 AM (9tjlm)

551 Good night, dissent555

May your tomorrows be filled with just enough cake ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:35 AM (/OhbZ)

552 Good night, Infidel ...

better tomorrows ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:35 AM (/OhbZ)

553 I hope that the girl that I took to my last prom is still alive. All those circles around the Sun, so long ago. It really isn't fair for time to treat us this way, to wrinkle us, slow us down, to cause the smell of her hair to leave us at last. I never thought I would forget her face, but I did, and now the smell of her hair, the touch of it against my cheek, is fading, fading, ... woe is me.

Posted by: and irresolute at October 09, 2012 01:36 AM (JvklE)

554 And Good night everybody ...

I'll be sleeping through check in if I don't hit the hay ...

Posted by: Adriane at October 09, 2012 01:36 AM (/OhbZ)

555 Posted by: and irresolute at October 09, 2012 01:36 AM

Original?

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 01:38 AM (yBF/9)

556 later, departees.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 01:39 AM (yBF/9)

557 can't sleep, ugh

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 01:43 AM (d/5qf)

558 Stay the hell away from the blue ones.
Oh, no! I'm having a flashback to yesterday's ONT brown acid tabs, man! Oh, no! The penguins are coming for me! HELP!

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 01:45 AM (vDl/w)

559
I ate a mushroom out of my yard the day.


Are you mentally divergent?
Have you seen your iaybdsihfnmlf xterperteryx today?

Posted by: DaveA at October 09, 2012 01:45 AM (wcjj2)

560 A empty hole in the wall is beckoning...

...stuff things into me it coyly moans...
...make me hot, it says...
...make me your dirty electron slut...
...fill my unfulfilled receptacles with devices that crave my sexy power...

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 01:48 AM (R5onz)

561 558 Stay the hell away from the blue ones.Oh, no! I'm having a flashback to yesterday's ONT brown acid tabs, man! Oh, no! The penguins are coming for me! HELP!
Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 01:45 AM

Hey man, check out the halloween mask I'm wearing.

Posted by: sadistic hippie at October 09, 2012 01:49 AM (yBF/9)

562 The penguins are coming for me!

We have you in our sights. Your only hope is to duck tape your toes together so you can swim faster.

Posted by: Your Spheniscidae Overlords at October 09, 2012 01:51 AM (wcjj2)

563 Ah! AH! Open the FREAKIN' window, man!

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 01:52 AM (vDl/w)

564
I look at the young Mittens like I looked at my two daughter's prom dates. With a look designed to scare the bejesus out of them--and it pretty much worked.

But who are we kidding; they look like a nice young couple- planning a big night out with someone you think you really care about. Happens all over the country every year. Now it takes a few years to prove that you really do care about each other, but Mitt and Ann got the job done. Nice folks.

Posted by: Comanche Voter at October 09, 2012 01:54 AM (oe1aw)

565 Maybe I'm late on this but don't we basically have two Senate seat pick-ups on lock in North Dakota and Montana? So all we would need is two more out of the remaining toss-ups?

Posted by: Rich at October 09, 2012 01:56 AM (pnHKr)

566 Check it out, man. The sountrack to "The Exorcist" is great tripping music.

Posted by: sadistic hippie at October 09, 2012 01:56 AM (yBF/9)

567 Ahhhh
The prom picture
Too bad my daughter is going to miss prom night cause she's not dating till her mid30s

Aloha kids, hell of a day

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 01:57 AM (pajrX)

568 565. As per my party out here in Hawaii, lingle is even in her run for akaka's seat

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:00 AM (pajrX)

569 Nordenskjoeld's Giant Penguin

Great name for a band, or some Scandi's nickname for his johnson.

Posted by: DaveA at October 09, 2012 02:00 AM (wcjj2)

570 Best ever tripping music. Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music (double album)

Like a train wreck in stereo, but with less harmony and more grating. Makes searching the heavens for SETI aliens sound like a Brahms lullaby.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:01 AM (R5onz)

571 Washington State is one of 3 states that has legalizing MJ on their ballots for this year. WA apparently has the best chance of it passing.

Possession of one ounce or less would no longer be a crime.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 02:01 AM (ccXZP)

572 Hey Garrett, if you're around....T found one online
The hotrod will live!!!!

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:01 AM (pajrX)

573 I want that toothbrush

Posted by: Minnfidel at October 09, 2012 02:03 AM (bXdYS)

574 Today's text from me to my wife


Shit
I'm outside kings village stuck and the cops are looking for an armed suspect

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:03 AM (pajrX)

575 Anyone heard about the giant penguin of Florida?

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 02:04 AM (yBF/9)

576 Years ago I knew a graphic artist who went through a Z between breakfast and lunch. For him, holding a pound fell into the personal use category.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:04 AM (R5onz)

577 565
Maybe I'm late on this but don't we basically have two Senate seat
pick-ups on lock in North Dakota and Montana? So all we would need is
two more out of the remaining toss-ups?

Posted by: Rich at October 09, 2012 01:56 AM (pnHKr)

Nebraska is a lock.
North Dakota looks good.
Montana is a little iffy but should go our way.
Then there is holding Scott Brown's seat. And also holding the Nevada seat which will be tough.
So we have to take probably 2 of FL, WI, OH, PA, VA. I think it's doable but at best we will have maybe a 51-seat majority with RINO luminaries like Susan Collins and Lindsey Graham as the swing votes.
I think next year will be difficult, honestly.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:05 AM (d/5qf)

578 570 Best ever tripping music. Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music (double album)Like a train wreck in stereo, but with less harmony and more grating. Makes searching the heavens for SETI aliens sound like a Brahms lullaby.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:01 AM

Hahaha. Yes! That is one fucked up album!

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 02:05 AM (yBF/9)

579 Oh yeah, Hawaii too

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:05 AM (d/5qf)

580 "went through a Z"?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:06 AM (d/5qf)

581 567
Ahhhh

The prom picture

Too bad my daughter is going to miss prom night cause she's not dating till her mid30s



Aloha kids, hell of a day

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 01:57 AM (pajrX)

We'll see.....teenagers are biologically programmed to be a complete pain-in-the-ass so that fathers feel less protective about them when they are ready to venture forth into the world.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:06 AM (kaalw)

582 576. I used to date a stripper like that
Sigh

The crazy days

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:06 AM (pajrX)

583 Z == ounce of pot

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:07 AM (R5onz)

584 oh

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:08 AM (d/5qf)

585 577 Apparently Akin is within striking distance of Claire in MO too, even without national help.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 02:08 AM (ccXZP)

586
I got nothing..........
cept...""""""nay.

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:09 AM (tug97)

587 581. Gets worse
The wife is thinking about letting her model when she hits 15

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:09 AM (pajrX)

588 so an ounce is a lot then?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:09 AM (d/5qf)

589 Obama used to be a graphic artist?

And I think I gave the penguins the slip. Either that or the polar bears scared them away.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 02:09 AM (vDl/w)

590 I dated a Vegas show girl years ago who could hoover up blow like a shopvac. Fun for a bit, but ultimately too high maintenance.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:10 AM (R5onz)

591
588 so an ounce is a lot then?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:09 AM

Pffffffftttttt. No.


Posted by: back door barry soetoro at October 09, 2012 02:10 AM (yBF/9)

592
584
So is you...hello!

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:10 AM (tug97)

593 583
Z == ounce of pot


Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:07 AM (R5onz)


....which is, BTW, quite a lot. Y'know that rack of herbs and spices at your supermarket in little glass jars? Each one is probably about 1.5 ounces. So shake out the oregano and fill 2/3 full with pot.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:12 AM (kaalw)

594 so an ounce is a lot then?

I dunno, I know another guy who could stretch an ounce for a couple of months he uses it so infrequently.

This guy Denis though could have been in a Cheech and Chong movie...

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:12 AM (R5onz)

595 588 cj, an ounce of the current potent types is enough to keep a moderate user stoned for a year, pretty close anyhow.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 02:13 AM (ccXZP)

596 So a 'pound's a ghey thing? nttatrwt...

Posted by: weft cut-loop at October 09, 2012 02:13 AM (e7w2X)

597 TFG Fire Sale:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uVb-jnCqd4feature=youtu.be

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 02:15 AM (ccXZP)

598 Y'know that rack of herbs and spices at your
supermarket in little glass jars?Posted by: cthulhu


Chemistry must have been really fucking hard for you.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at October 09, 2012 02:16 AM (e7w2X)

599 Wth
There was a shooting in Waikiki today and its not in the breaking news yet

Not like every damn tourist wasn't taking pictures of the cops looking for the shooter

I was trying to absorb myself into my seat (trapped in the car)
They were walking up to the cop while they had their guns drawn

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:17 AM (pajrX)

600 Cant remember the last time I commented but thought I had better start typing fast while I can still see. Had to pour acid in my eyes to remove the last image...

Posted by: Suzanne at October 09, 2012 02:17 AM (ckwUl)

601
Crapola,
Now we are talking pot ...spare me....just another lib blocking point to deflect away the true nature of the debate.....and you pot F**kers KNOW IT!

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:18 AM (tug97)

602 593. Nah
Keep the oregano in and sell it to a hipster

Profit!!!!

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:19 AM (pajrX)

603 598
Y'know that rack of herbs and spices at your

supermarket in little glass jars?Posted by: cthulhu

Chemistry must have been really fucking hard for you.


Posted by: weft cut-loop at October 09, 2012 02:16 AM (e7w2X)


Nah, actually had a lot of fun in Chem. The labs were easy enough that we generally could do some "extra" stuff along the way.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:19 AM (kaalw)

604
601 Crapola,Now we are talking pot ...spare me....just another lib blocking point to deflect away the true nature of the debate.....and you pot F**kers KNOW IT!

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:18 AM

No doobie for you, square.

Posted by: back door barry soetoro at October 09, 2012 02:20 AM (yBF/9)

605 601. I disagree
In most states its an issue and I'd rather it goes to the voters to decide than the politicians just making a law

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:21 AM (pajrX)

606 602
593. Nah

Keep the oregano in and sell it to a hipster



Profit!!!!

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:19 AM (pajrX)


Take the MJ in a baggie, spike the oregano with a pinch on the top, and sell it to some Freshman n00b at the local college.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:22 AM (kaalw)

607 I keep wondering about that toothbrush....is it some kind of oral bidet?

Would Barney Frank "get it" immediately?

Posted by: Jim Sonweed at October 09, 2012 02:22 AM (2c1Cq)

608 601 Richard,

Actually, this is an area where the Choomster screwed up. He promised in 2008 to leave medical dispenseraries alone but he lied like usual. Holder and crew have busted a bunch of them in CA and CO within the last year. So he tossed out the stoner vote too.

Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 02:23 AM (ccXZP)

609 Real L7, man.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 02:25 AM (vDl/w)

610 An ounce isn't anything to sneeze at. It's been awhile since I've been around anyone who smokes but depending on how often you smoke an ounce could last awhile.

Posted by: Adam at October 09, 2012 02:25 AM (/YJYi)

611 Yes I Said that....and no... I do not retract that! Truth is a hard bit that cleve's the stone....

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:26 AM (tug97)

612
611 Yes I Said that....and no... I do not retract that! Truth is a hard bit that cleve's the stone....

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:26 AM

Yeah, you're harshing my stone, man.

Posted by: back door barry soetoro at October 09, 2012 02:29 AM (yBF/9)

613 608
601 Richard,

Actually, this is an area where the Choomster
screwed up. He promised in 2008 to leave medical dispenseraries alone
but he lied like usual. Holder and crew have busted a bunch of them in
CA and CO within the last year. So he tossed out the stoner vote too.


Posted by: GnuBreed at October 09, 2012 02:23 AM (ccXZP)

Heard Tommy Chong in an interview trying to 'splain it all away, saying there were some nasty fuckers in the trade so the gov had to come down on them but don't you worry, when TFG gets re-elected he'll sign an EO to make it alllllll OK and legal. But I don't think even stoners are buying what he's selling.

Posted by: sistrum at October 09, 2012 02:31 AM (SUlmX)

614 Ahhh
There it is
No shooting after all, some dudes varicose vein burst so idiots reported a shooting

And my car is in a photo
Uggggh
It's dirty too

Posted by: Navycopjoe (iphone5 snob) at October 09, 2012 02:31 AM (pajrX)

615 451
Mom used to make chicken livers when dad was out of town. It was one of
the meals she cooked that I knew I was going to bed without dinner. Same
with liver and onions and cabbage rolls.

************

My mom made a kidney stew we all liked, except she always tried to sneak a piece of bay leaf into it for flavor.

My dad, who hated bay leaf, always found that piece...on the tip of his tongue...and spat it out.

He was pissed, but we kids were amused.


Posted by: Jim Sonweed at October 09, 2012 02:31 AM (2c1Cq)

616 When I was in college, I recall it was about $40/oz...and that would have been for low grade Mexican ditch weed and floor scraps.

I imagine the price has gone up since then with all the boutique shit

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:32 AM (R5onz)

617 450
They also served sugar sandwiches. Butter, or oleo, spread on bread, sprinkled with sugar.>>
************

Reminds me of an Old Cherokee saying my mother handed down to us:

"Never eat a sugar sandwich in the wind"

Posted by: Elizabeth Warren at October 09, 2012 02:34 AM (2c1Cq)

618 Good evening again.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:34 AM (4ixH5)

619 I my town, the "Green Cross" is a multiple of days.....who do you think is main suppliers.....jus go across the river....deep and wide.....ride across the river to the other si.ia.ia..ide!

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:35 AM (tug97)

620 You're back.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 02:35 AM (yBF/9)

621 368
Dood, a chunk of aluminum foil is good catfish bait. They're dumb, they'll hit on anything.

***********

Not as dumb as us fisherman, who spend hours in a canoe hoping the fish are dumber than we are.

Posted by: Jim Sonweed at October 09, 2012 02:37 AM (2c1Cq)

622
619 I my town, the "Green Cross" is a multiple of days.....who do you think is main suppliers.....jus go across the river....deep and wide.....ride across the river to the other si.ia.ia..ide!

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:35 AM

Hey, I thought I said no choom for you. Stay outta my shit, man.

Posted by: back door barry soetoro at October 09, 2012 02:37 AM (yBF/9)

623 The thing that's annoying about pot is the complete and utter BS about it -- from "Reefer Madness" to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D44pyeEvhcQ to world-will-end prognostications.



It's a plant. Not the most dangerous -- you can have foxglove tea.....once, or castor bean soup....once, or some of those wild mushrooms discussed earlier....once. It shouldn't be the subject of legislation, it should be the subject of a botany course.



According to http://tinyurl.com/y9vxyvp: "In his diary for August 7, 1765, [George] Washington writes, "Began to separate
the Male from the Female hemp … rather too late." Female marijuana
plants are the ones that contain enough THC to be worth smoking. Some
take this to mean Washington was cultivating the plant not just for
fiber. Of course, two days later Washington says he put the hemp in the
river to soak and separate out the fibers, and later in September that
he started to harvest the seed. That suggests he divided the plants because the males made stronger
fiber while the female plants produced the seed needed for the next
year's crop." Of course, that runs directly counter to the "rather too late" comment, as the male plants would have stronger fibers early or late, and if he were harvesting seeds in September he'd have had an additional month before separation became an issue.



I've spent far too much time around far too many potheads to want to associate with more or encourage 'em, but the tremendous distortion of reason and law necessary to ban a plant that's about as easy to grow as a dandelion is maddening.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:39 AM (kaalw)

624 Warm front coming through.

http://tinyurl.com/crkrkqy

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:39 AM (4ixH5)

625 I've spent far too much time around far too many
potheads to want to associate with more or encourage 'em, but the
tremendous distortion of reason and law necessary to ban a plant that's
about as easy to grow as a dandelion is maddening.


Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:39 AM (kaalw)

It's for your own good, plebe!

Posted by: Some Statist at October 09, 2012 02:40 AM (4ixH5)

626 that's nice Robert

so how much weight have you lost total?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:41 AM (d/5qf)

627 Best ever tripping music. Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music (double album)Like a train wreck in stereo, but with less harmony and more grating. Makes searching the heavens for SETI aliens sound like a Brahms lullaby.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:01 AM


Depends on what you are trying to go for.

For something that is mellow and massage your brain, Pink Floyd's live part of UmmaGumma" is good:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_SufZa1OsA

For something that will make your brain work in ways that it was not intended, go for Voivod's
Dimension Hatröss: Here is "Tribal Conviction" because I couldn't find the entire album on Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOsUXGwEcHI

Voivod's Nothingface Album
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AnrLFW2BVk

Alternatively, there is always Mastodon:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sulY3bixDxI

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:43 AM (sZTYJ)

628 616
When I was in college, I recall it was about $40/oz...and that would
have been for low grade Mexican ditch weed and floor scraps.

I imagine the price has gone up since then with all the boutique shit


Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 02:32 AM (R5onz)

One of my friends in High School was growing a wee bit in the backyard of his mom's condo, fertilized regularly when their pair of wiener-dogs would do outdoor breaks. It was always quite funny talking about "Maui Wowie, Humboldt County Gold, and XXX's Dachshund-Shit Weed".

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:44 AM (kaalw)

629 Real L7, man.

Posted by: andycanuck at October 09, 2012 02:25 AM (vDl/w)


L7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAdlZ2F-fs8

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:45 AM (sZTYJ)

630 so how much weight have you lost total?


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:41 AM (d/5qf)

Pushing 120 pounds now but the fooking diet hasn't wanted to cooperate for the past couple of weeks. Coincidentally it went all whacky at the same time I joined a gym.

Stay...down...DAMMIT!

Posted by: Some Statist at October 09, 2012 02:46 AM (4ixH5)

631 I am hoping for rain, something to clean me from the past months.....I am hoping for rain....this is what I need....something to clean me....hoping for rain....

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:46 AM (tug97)

632 there is always Mastodon:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sulY3bixDxI

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:43 AM (sZTYJ)

I fucking *heart* the *shit* out of Mastodon.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:47 AM (4ixH5)

633 Roberto, wow, that is really good

so it was mainly through diet then?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:47 AM (d/5qf)

634 Night,

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:49 AM (tug97)

635 good night Richard, be in peace

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:50 AM (d/5qf)

636 anybody still up?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:52 AM (d/5qf)

637 so it was mainly through diet then?


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:47 AM (d/5qf)

Pretty much. Then I started incorporating a lot of walking with a liiiiiitle bit of running back in July and that really kept it goin' steady. Then in August I started incorporating some various and assorted exercises at home after woik which again kept it goin' steady.
Strangely, now that I go to a gym four days a week, I seem to be...maintaining.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:52 AM (4ixH5)

638 I'm sure @PurpAv is still up, surely his three Monsters haven't worn off yet

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:52 AM (d/5qf)

639 Good night, Richard!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:53 AM (4ixH5)

640 Robert, what do you mean by "various and assorted exercises at home"? more than just fapping?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:53 AM (d/5qf)

641 So how's classes goin' so far, Jefe?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:54 AM (4ixH5)

642 Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:43 AM

The Residents- "Eskimo" and"3rd Reich n Roll".

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 02:54 AM (yBF/9)

643 I am hoping for rain, something to clean me from the past months.....I am hoping for rain....this is what I need....something to clean me....hoping for rain....

Posted by: Richard at October 09, 2012 02:46 AM (tug97)


I applogize for the longish post to follow, but Richard's post above made me think of this:

"In this decayed hole among the mountains
In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing
Over the tumbled graves, about the chapel
There is the empty chapel, only the wind's home.
It has no windows, and the door swings,
Dry bones can harm no one.
Only a cock stood on the rooftree
Co co rico co co rico
In a flash of lightning. Then a damp gust
Bringing rain

"Ganga was sunken, and the limp leaves
Waited for rain, while the black clouds
Gathered far distant, over Himavant.
The jungle crouched, humped in silence.
Then spoke the thunder
"DA
Datta: what have we given?
My friend, blood shaking my heart
The awful daring of a moment's surrender
Which an age of prudence can never retract
By this, and this only, we have existed
Which is not to be found in our obituaries
Or in memories draped by the beneficent spider
Or under seals broken by the lean solicitor
In our empty rooms
"DA
Dayadhvam: I have heard the key
Turn in the door once and turn once only
We think of the key, each in his prison
Thinking of the key, each confirms a prison
Only at nightfall, aetherial rumours
Revive for a moment a broken Coriolanus
"DA
Damyata: The boat responded
Gaily, to the hand expert with sail and oar
The sea was calm, your heart would have responded
Gaily, when invited, beating obedient
To controlling hands

"I sat upon the shore
Fishing, with the arid plain behind me
Shall I at least set my lands in order?
London Bridge is falling down falling down falling down
Poi s'ascose nel foco che gli affina
Quando fiam ceu chelidon - O swallow swallow
Le Prince d'Aquitaine a la tour abolie
These fragments I have shored against my ruins
Why then Ile fit you. Hieronymo's mad againe.
Datta. Dayadhvam. Damyata.
"Shantih shantih shantih"

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:55 AM (sZTYJ)

644
No offense to anyone - most especially Evil LauraW - but there's nothing more damned amusing than coming home to her after a bad night/weekend of drinking. Laura, I love you in a way that should probably be poorly portrayed in a Lifetime Movie. Good job, you sick chick - and that's without even trying (Hostages counts as trying and that shit totally works, BTW).

Posted by: SocietyIs2Blame at October 09, 2012 02:56 AM (WLuv5)

645 more than just fapping?


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:53 AM (d/5qf)

Well, uh...*Clears throat* usually save that for when I wake up...*Cough*

Ab crunches, reverse ab crunches, some very *very* weak push-ups, squats, lunges...some toe touching thing that makes me kinda sore...that kinda thing.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:57 AM (4ixH5)

646 Roberto, classes are going okay. I have two advanced classes this semester. Let's say that the two classes are self-segregating into the "lesser advanced" and "greater advanced" categories. The "lesser advanced" class, I need to beat them into shape until morale improves. The "greater advanced" class, I need to restrain myself from inflicting too much work on them, because I know they will probably do it and I don't want them to burn out too soon.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:58 AM (d/5qf)

647 Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:43 AM

The Residents- "Eskimo" and"3rd Reich n Roll".

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 02:54 AM (yBF/9)


It's like paranoid schizophrenia in an album!

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:58 AM (sZTYJ)

648 Hey Kids,


did I miss anything ??

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 02:59 AM (ufJKx)

649 Still here CJ

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 02:59 AM (3dXwx)

650 Soliciting free advice; got a gas tank filler tube that leaks. Is the solution to replace tank/filler tube/strap by a certified professional? It's certainly something that needs to be addressed; pretty embarassing to have a puddle under the car at the station...

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:00 AM (3dXwx)

651 Ab crunches, reverse ab crunches, some very *very* weak push-ups,
squats, lunges...some toe touching thing that makes me kinda sore...that
kinda thing.


huh so you must have some killer abs by now

squats and lunges, ugh, I can't do squats properly and the thought of trying lunges again makes me tremble

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:01 AM (d/5qf)

652
Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 02:58 AM (d/5qf)

But has anyone set themselves on fire yet?
And if they do do you have a camera at the ready?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:01 AM (4ixH5)

653 WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

Posted by: Andrew Sullivan at October 09, 2012 03:01 AM (8HhF2)

654 hi jc, hi zeera

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:01 AM (d/5qf)

655 But has anyone set themselves on fire yet?
And if they do do you have a camera at the ready?


Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:01 AM (4ixH5)

no, no fires yetand they haven't broken any expensive instrumentation either

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:02 AM (d/5qf)

656 The Romney-Ryan Neofascist Junta, Day 1

Posted by: Andrew Sullivan on January 20th at October 09, 2012 03:02 AM (8HhF2)

657 Hey CJ

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:02 AM (3dXwx)

658 squats and lunges, ugh, I can't do squats properly and the thought of trying lunges again makes me tremble


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:01 AM (d/5qf)

Heh, they're not so bad. Once you get used to them. And your legs stop feeling like limp noodles.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:03 AM (4ixH5)

659 Howdy, JC!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:03 AM (4ixH5)

660 I'll be the source of a fire if'n I don't get the leak fixed

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:04 AM (3dXwx)

661 no, no fires yetand they haven't broken any expensive instrumentation either


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:02 AM (d/5qf)

Open any demonic portals into hell? Or is that more the Physics Department's thing?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:04 AM (4ixH5)

662 angling for the prize...

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:04 AM (3dXwx)

663 "Now, class, watch what happens as I draw a pentagram with sulfur and ignite it. What do you think the likely result will be?"

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:05 AM (4ixH5)

664 Open any demonic portals into hell? Or is that more the Physics Department's thing?


Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:04 AM (4ixH5)

yeah, that's more the physics department
scarily, here on my campus the physics guys and the computer science guys are in the same department, so I'm not sure which is worse, them working on Demonic Portal Research or them working on Skynet Research

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:05 AM (d/5qf)

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:06 AM (4ixH5)

666 and it could be

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:06 AM (3dXwx)

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:06 AM (4ixH5)

668 Zeera wins it!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:06 AM (4ixH5)

669 zeera, I'd get it fixed by a pro, don't want the stuff leaking into some hot part of the car

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:06 AM (d/5qf)

670 SCORES! I'd like to thank the little people, you know who you are

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:06 AM (3dXwx)

671 Skynet Research


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:05 AM (d/5qf)

Nuclear armageddon won't be so bad. It'll be you big city folk gettin' the worst of it.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:07 AM (4ixH5)

672 Heh, they're not so bad. Once you get used to them. And your legs stop feeling like limp noodles.


Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:03 AM (4ixH5)

the problem with me and squats is that I just don't have the balance. It's not about the weight, I can't even do it with just the bar. I get all tippy. urgh.
Roberto, before you started doing squats for your current weight loss regimen, had you done them before?

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:08 AM (d/5qf)

673 Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:39 AM (kaalw)

==

don't forget that Washington lived in a cold-assed time. wouldn't surprise me at all if their growing season was a month different than now.

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:08 AM (ufJKx)

674 My bodyshop guy wasn't too enthused about the project. Probably because the SiL smeared a bunch of goop all over, without effect.

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:08 AM (3dXwx)

675
647
It's like paranoid schizophrenia in an album!
Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 02:58 AM

Sure is. If you don't mind weird shit, check this. Have put this up before but worth a look see.
"I'm on the drug that killed River Phoenix"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-mLIdLZZeI

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 03:11 AM (yBF/9)

676 650
Soliciting free advice; got a gas tank filler tube that leaks. Is the
solution to replace tank/filler tube/strap by a certified professional?
It's certainly something that needs to be addressed; pretty embarassing
to have a puddle under the car at the station...

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:00 AM (3dXwx)

===
I vote pro. I tried to fix one on a ford pu a few decades back. wadda PITA -- and those vehicles were a hell of lot easier to work on than the ones they make these days.

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:11 AM (ufJKx)

677 Is this something? I ran into this blog post where it looks like lefties are openly talking about Obama's radical associations with all the usual suspects and admit a radical cadre is in control of the presidency. We say this stuff all the time, but this looks like an admission from a leftist.

stephen-diamond.com/?p=2007

Posted by: Mayday at October 09, 2012 03:14 AM (F3s39)

678 Strangely, now that I go to a gym four days a week, I seem to be...maintaining.


Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 02:52 AM (4ixH5)

===
not surprising. happens to everyone. you are on the right track.

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:16 AM (ufJKx)

679 673
Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 02:39 AM (kaalw)

==

don't
forget that Washington lived in a cold-assed time. wouldn't surprise me
at all if their growing season was a month different than now.


Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:08 AM (ufJKx)


Furthermore, he was in Virginia -- but the same article that has him complaining about "late" says that he's two months early for seed harvest.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:16 AM (kaalw)

680 45 Years ago today (Oct. 9th), that Butcher Che Guevara was finally killed and sent on his way to hell

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 03:17 AM (sZTYJ)

681 And what is it that has me distracted until 670 every night? I come back just when everyone's high-fiving.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:18 AM (kaalw)

682 but the fooking diet hasn't wanted to cooperate for the past couple of weeks.

You'll hit flat spots like that...I did. Don't let it discourage you.

Just trimmed out the last quad receptacle on this circuit I've been fiddling with...time to hook the new wire onto the AFCI breaker and heat the bitch up and test it out.

Stuff 4 more HALOs lights in the kitchen and that room will be 100% bagged and tagged.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:18 AM (R5onz)

683 I'm out.

Here's another pic of that Alpine hottie, for the booty lovers out there:

http://tinyurl.com/8p7ux3c

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 03:19 AM (sZTYJ)

684 "Gyms are de debbil!!!!!"

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:19 AM (kaalw)

685
Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:08 AM (d/5qf)

Had I done them in a capacity involving real honest to goodness exercise? No siree! I just figured it seemed like a good exercise to do so I started doin' 'em. Poorly, but I started doin' 'em.
And just, ya know, practice practice practice.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:19 AM (4ixH5)

686 I watched Occupy Unmasked earlier tonight. It's well worth watching! Even if you already know a lot about OWS, I'm sure you'll still learn something from it. And it was nice to see Andrew Breitbart again.

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler at October 09, 2012 03:20 AM (RLZvP)

687 Good night, Hat!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:20 AM (4ixH5)

688 677 that post is a couple years old

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:20 AM (3dXwx)

689 677
Posted by: Mayday at October 09, 2012 03:14 AM

Hahaha...
"Obama the radical has turned into Obama the feckless"

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 03:21 AM (yBF/9)

690 you are on the right track.


Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:16 AM (ufJKx)

So when do I start with the mixed martial arts and whip out some kung-fu?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:21 AM (4ixH5)

691 Good night, everyone!

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler at October 09, 2012 03:22 AM (RLZvP)

692 He's not feckless and weak, he's "nuanced"...like John Kerry.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:23 AM (R5onz)

693 676
650

Soliciting free advice; got a gas tank filler tube that leaks. Is the

solution to replace tank/filler tube/strap by a certified professional?

It's certainly something that needs to be addressed; pretty embarassing

to have a puddle under the car at the station...



Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:00 AM (3dXwx)

===
I
vote pro. I tried to fix one on a ford pu a few decades back. wadda
PITA -- and those vehicles were a hell of lot easier to work on than the
ones they make these days.


Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:11 AM (ufJKx)


I concur on the pro thing. With gas tanks, there are all sorts of little things that pros know that are very, very, very, very expensive to find out -- like "don't use an air wrench to tighten that strap or the whole assembly pulls apart and dumps the whole gas tank onto your catalytic converter." Or "even though this looks like a quick fix, you'll notice a dramatic upsurge in the number of times you run out of gas while your gauge shows you have plenty."

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:24 AM (kaalw)

694 Don't let it discourage you.


Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:18 AM (R5onz)

I'm not.

Best piece of advice I read, actually on this here internet weblog, was someone saying that the best thing to do was pay attention to your pant size. If the pants feel looser, there ya go.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:24 AM (4ixH5)

695 Good night, Warbler!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:24 AM (4ixH5)

696 690
you are on the right track.




Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:16 AM (ufJKx)

So when do I start with the mixed martial arts and whip out some kung-fu?


Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:21 AM (4ixH5)

===
any time you want. that is what is so cool about being on the right track, you gots dem dere choices.

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:27 AM (ufJKx)

697 In a pinch, as a temporary fix, you can stop a small gas leak with a bar of plain Ivory soap. rub the bar of soap into the crack/hole. The soap isn't soluble in gasoline.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:27 AM (R5onz)

698 697
In a pinch, as a temporary fix, you can stop a small gas leak with a bar
of plain Ivory soap. rub the bar of soap into the crack/hole. The soap
isn't soluble in gasoline.


Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:27 AM (R5onz)


I'm assuming that this is "temporary" as in "drive it to a favorite shop within, say, 20 miles of where it is now".

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:28 AM (kaalw)

699 As far as I can tell, the hole is in a completely inaccessable location

Posted by: zeera at October 09, 2012 03:30 AM (3dXwx)

700 Hahaha...

"Obama the radical has turned into Obama the feckless"
--

Yes, they find him incompetent in ushering in their workers paradise agenda.

Interesting that it mentions Axerod trying to suppress documents that might be damaging to O.

I'm reading one of the links in that article now, kind of interesting to see the mindset from that time period. Need to get to bed though.

Posted by: Mayday at October 09, 2012 03:30 AM (F3s39)

701 681
And what is it that has me distracted until 670 every night? I come back just when everyone's high-fiving.


Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:18 AM (kaalw)

Hi there!

Posted by: tentacle pr0n at October 09, 2012 03:30 AM (d/5qf)

702 683
I'm out.



Here's another pic of that Alpine hottie, for the booty lovers out there:



http://tinyurl.com/8p7ux3c

Posted by: The Political Hat at October 09, 2012 03:19 AM (sZTYJ)

====
lichen. Heh. I know. I know. Too punny.

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:31 AM (ufJKx)

703 I'm assuming that this is "temporary" as in "drive it to a favorite shop within, say, 20 miles of where it is now".

I saw my dad do it...for him, temporary was until the truck got junked thousands of miles later. If you wrapped some plastic or packing tape over the soap patch to keep splashed up water off it, it could probably last for a very long time.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:31 AM (R5onz)

704 okay, then I guess I have no excuse for why I'm not doing squats and crunches at home. guess I will do them in the morning.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:31 AM (d/5qf)

705 so I am starting to read "Maximum Achievement". hope it is a good book.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:34 AM (d/5qf)

706 704
okay, then I guess I have no excuse for why I'm not doing squats and crunches at home. guess I will do them in the morning.


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:31 AM (d/5qf)

===
might cause a small weight gain at first, but that is just a number.

Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:34 AM (ufJKx)

707 696
690

you are on the right track.






Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:16 AM (ufJKx)

So when do I start with the mixed martial arts and whip out some kung-fu?




Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:21 AM (4ixH5)

===
any time you want. that is what is so cool about being on the right track, you gots dem dere choices.


Posted by: jc at October 09, 2012 03:27 AM (ufJKx)

There's a lot of wisdom in this -- you can do anything with a 120-pound backpack on with the same effort that you used to while just moving around. Enormous opportunities open up with anything less....you could go hiking, learn MMA, join local sporting groups, take up SCUBA....

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:37 AM (kaalw)

708 I need to get back in that zone and knock out the last 30lb. I've been stable for years, and kinda slacked off.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:40 AM (R5onz)

709 take up SCUBA....

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:37 AM (kaalw)

Wrestle a bear?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:41 AM (4ixH5)

710 so I am starting to read "Maximum Achievement". hope it is a good book.


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:34 AM (d/5qf)

Who is the writer?
Is it better than 50 Shades of Gray?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:41 AM (4ixH5)

711 If you're under 230 or so you can do a tandem skydive.

That was my big motivation to lose the first 70lb

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:43 AM (R5onz)

712 Who is the writer?

Brian Tracy, it's a self help type of book

Is it better than 50 Shades of Gray?

I wouldn't know.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:43 AM (d/5qf)

713 tandem skydive? ugh

maybe after I blow a Z, or whatever

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:44 AM (d/5qf)

714 A blank lab notebook is probably better than 50 shades of gray.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:44 AM (R5onz)

715 704
okay, then I guess I have no excuse for why I'm not doing squats and crunches at home. guess I will do them in the morning.


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:31 AM (d/5qf)


I'm of the firm belief (and not-so-firm waistline) that most formal exercises can cause serious harm because they result in unnatural straining. So I'm a big advocate of "natural straining". Take a hike where you have to walk a bit uphill on a path, climb over a log, walk a bit more uphill on grass, go over some rocks, go downhill on sand without ending up on your ass, go through a gate, then go downhill on a path. It beats the hell out of doing six laps at the local High School track, and is a lot more interesting besides. You can do the same sort of thing in almost any terrain -- think of it as low-speed parkour.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:44 AM (kaalw)

716 709
take up SCUBA....



Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:37 AM (kaalw)



Wrestle a bear?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:41 AM (4ixH5)

http://www.iwrestledabearonce.com/

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:46 AM (kaalw)

717 After one I was hooked...for the next 850 of them. Got the expert license, did night jumps, and was about -->.<-- this far from getting a demo/exhibition license when the rules changed after a few idiots greased themselves hotdogging demos.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:48 AM (R5onz)

718 If you're near an ocean or lake with sandy shores, walking/jogging 2-3 miles on soft sand will beat the shit out of you in a low impact manner.

Every fracking trail on Ft Dix was soft sand...I hated that shit.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:51 AM (R5onz)

719 Just wait til we bomb Pearl Harbor. There's even a 1978 movie that says we did. You Republicans are so stupid. Hitl- er, ummm.... Obama's winning.

So there.....

Posted by: Lord gErG gErG at October 09, 2012 03:52 AM (6p472)

720 For most of the 90's, the BH and I went diving about once a month in Monterey and on dive vacations to Puerto Rico, SoCal, Hawaii, Fiji, and Honduras. Then, (a) she got bent enough to where one of the world's best diving medicine physicians recommended she not dive, and (b) we bought a house. After we stopped diving, we both got chunkier and she's now shucked it off.....getting back into diving would be a sweet, sweet reward for losing weight myself.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:53 AM (kaalw)

721 http://www.iwrestledabearonce.com/


Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:46 AM (kaalw)

That's hawt.

Posted by: Bear from the Route 12 Truck Stop at October 09, 2012 03:54 AM (d/5qf)

722 I would like to go scuba diving at some point. That does sound like it would be real fun.

Actually I would love to go scuba diving off the Australian coast. If it wasn't so dangerous.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:54 AM (d/5qf)

723 I still want to visit Perth some time. That town sounds like it would be a lot of fun.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:57 AM (d/5qf)

724 I wouldn't know.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:43 AM (d/5qf)


But...you're still gonna see the movie, right?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:57 AM (4ixH5)

725 http://www.iwrestledabearonce.com/


Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 03:46 AM (kaalw)

Intrigued, I am.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:58 AM (4ixH5)

726 718 If you're near an ocean or lake with sandy shores, walking/jogging 2-3 miles on soft sand will beat the shit out of you in a low impact manner.

Every fracking trail on Ft Dix was soft sand...I hated that shit.
Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:51 AM (R5onz)


San Onofre Area, Camp Pendelton, 13 mile run to the ocean (every. fucking. morning. those. assholes). Tank trails, running circles on the beach and Mount Motherfucker.

You fuckin-A right it's good exercise.

...and those godammed Drill Instructors were there every step of the way. Out front.

God love 'em cuz, I wanted to kill them.

Posted by: 98ZJUSMC in Johnson County laughing at Cook County at October 09, 2012 03:59 AM (6p472)

727 But...you're still gonna see the movie, right?

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 03:57 AM (4ixH5)

The 50 Shades of Grey movie?
I think I'll wait for the porn remake, "50 Ways to Lay"

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:00 AM (d/5qf)

728 I still want to visit Perth some time. That town sounds like it would be a lot of fun.


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:57 AM (d/5qf)

G'day!

Posted by: Some Cock Hungry Big Tittied Aussie Chick at October 09, 2012 04:00 AM (4ixH5)

729
There's a discussion as to how much an OZ of MJ is ? Good God. That's about a six month supply unless u be lodey. I'm all for legalizing, FWIW, but if you're in a state that allows 28g's or less for personal use, that should take care of you for weeks on end. Many of them. Pot tops out, buzz-wise - after the first few hits of high quality, the rest is overkill. An entire ounce should last even teh dedicated smoker quite some time.
There's a reason why Ohio U wins the f-ing party school poll (OK, like second this year - slackers). They make us study that shit - I swear.

Posted by: SocietyIs2Blame at October 09, 2012 04:00 AM (WLuv5)

730 718
If you're near an ocean or lake with sandy shores, walking/jogging 2-3
miles on soft sand will beat the shit out of you in a low impact manner.


Every fracking trail on Ft Dix was soft sand...I hated that shit.


Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 03:51 AM (R5onz)


The key is variation. In the words of the immortal Heinlein: "A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion,
butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance
accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give
orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem,
pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently,
die gallantly. Specialization is for insects."
Hell, Robert, you could even go for this stuff -- http://toughmudder.com/ -- I heard about it from Kratos.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:01 AM (kaalw)

731 G'day!


Posted by: Some Cock Hungry Big Tittied Aussie Chick at October 09, 2012 04:00 AM (4ixH5)

oh I'd love to stuff her marsupial pouch

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:02 AM (d/5qf)

732 The 50 Shades of Grey movie?
I think I'll wait for the porn remake, "50 Ways to Lay"


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:00 AM (d/5qf)

One man tackles a harem full of comely lasses.
Charleton Heston in...
50 Shades of Pink!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 04:04 AM (4ixH5)

733 Tough Mudders?
I think I'll start with a simple 5K

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:04 AM (d/5qf)

734 50 Shades of Pink! yup there ya go

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:04 AM (d/5qf)

735 oh I'd love to stuff her marsupial pouch


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:02 AM (d/5qf)

You can say that again, mate.

Posted by: Some Randy Kangaroo at October 09, 2012 04:05 AM (4ixH5)

736 Tough Mudder!

A dorky innernet friend does that. Said it kicked his ass.

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 04:06 AM (4ixH5)

737
722 I would like to go scuba diving at some point. That does sound like it would be real fun.Actually I would love to go scuba diving off the Australian coast. If it wasn't so dangerous.

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:54 AM

Yeah. The thrillseekers will tell you it's fine. But, I haven't lived this long by going back into that shit. Only half kidding. Had too many close ones.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:07 AM (yBF/9)

738 Anywho, I gotta get busy now. I've been...lazy tonight.

Good night, Jefe, Cthulhu, JC, Purp,98ZJUSMC!

Good morning, Vic!

Posted by: Robert at October 09, 2012 04:08 AM (4ixH5)

739 well, time for bed (again)
good night

Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 04:09 AM (d/5qf)

740 722
I would like to go scuba diving at some point. That does sound like it would be real fun.

Actually I would love to go scuba diving off the Australian coast. If it wasn't so dangerous.


Posted by: chemjeff at October 09, 2012 03:54 AM (d/5qf)


There's one thing you need to understand about SCUBA -- it's LIFE SUPPORT gear. Not "I got a hangnail" gear. It's like packing a parachute -- use the checklist, dot your i's, cross your t's, check and double-check, if someone touches your gear, check again. Other than that, it is great fun and relatively safe, believe it or not -- and I say that as someone whose BH was paralyzed from the waist down in a diving incident......you couldn't tell, today. And, BTW, off the Australian coast is safe, easy diving with great land support. Honduras and Fiji were riskier, and people die off Monterey.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:09 AM (kaalw)

741 ....just in time for everyone to split.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:12 AM (kaalw)

742 Australia's borders are patrolled by some pretty nasty sharks. Skydiving, the only things I had to worry about were mostly under my direct control.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 04:14 AM (R5onz)

743 I shall wander off and hook two wires to a breaker. The force compels me to heat up this circuit and test it before the sun comes up.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 04:15 AM (R5onz)

744 The force, and those jolt colas you shotgunned?



All oceans have sharks. The ones in Australia aren't as worrisome as, say, South Africa or the Red Triangle near the Faralons.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:19 AM (kaalw)

745
742 Australia's borders are patrolled by some pretty nasty sharks. Skydiving, the only things I had to worry about were mostly under my direct control.
Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 04:14 AM

Yes, it is. And some other nasty bastards that don't like you. You can do it ok without any problem, depending on the spot and time of year. Some people never have a hassle. But, others not so much. Tigers, Whites and box jellies... no more for this black duck.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:20 AM (yBF/9)

746 744
All oceans have sharks. The ones in Australia aren't as worrisome as, say, South Africa or the Red Triangle near the Faralons.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:19 AM

South Africa... Yeah, screw that noise. White city.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:22 AM (yBF/9)

747 I've been lurking for what feels like a decade....but Laura posting these cake pictures late at night is just not fare!

Its sad cake brought me out of the shadows and not "The One"....grr

Posted by: Robinton at October 09, 2012 04:42 AM (P8XdK)

748 Yes, it is. And some other nasty bastards that don't
like you. You can do it ok without any problem, depending on the spot
and time of year. Some people never have a hassle. But, others not so
much. Tigers, Whites and box jellies... no more for this black duck.



Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:20 AM (yBF/9)


Speaking of which, I've wondered whether shark attacks could be decreased by a substantial proportion if wetsuits were printed with, say, lionfish stripes. Could a silly change in fabric make a shark think, "yow! I bit a smallish one of those a while back and it was no fun!"?

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:42 AM (kaalw)

749 748 Speaking of which, I've wondered whether shark attacks could be decreased by a substantial proportion if wetsuits were printed with, say, lionfish stripes. Could a silly change in fabric make a shark think, "yow! I bit a smallish one of those a while back and it was no fun!"?
Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:42 AM

Good point. Yeah, I've heard that the colour makes a difference, though I don't know how much data there is to prove it. It would make a difference with Whites, but, I don't know whether it would help with Tigers or Bulls. Those bastards will chomp on anything.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:51 AM (yBF/9)

750 749
748 Speaking of which, I've wondered whether shark attacks could be
decreased by a substantial proportion if wetsuits were printed with,
say, lionfish stripes. Could a silly change in fabric make a shark
think, "yow! I bit a smallish one of those a while back and it was no
fun!"?

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:42 AM



Good point. Yeah, I've heard that the colour makes a difference,
though I don't know how much data there is to prove it. It would make a
difference with Whites, but, I don't know whether it would help with
Tigers or Bulls. Those bastards will chomp on anything.



Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:51 AM (yBF/9)


I can affirmatively state that wearing a mostly-black wetsuit stenciled with "I'm a tasty, nutritious seal" has been linked to increased levels of diver nervousness.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:56 AM (kaalw)

751 I can affirmatively state that wearing a mostly-black wetsuit stenciled with "I'm a tasty, nutritious seal" has been linked to increased levels of diver nervousness.
Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:56 AM

Hahahahaha. Yeah.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:57 AM (yBF/9)

752 The force, and those jolt colas you shotgunned?

Monster Zero's. Jolt is nasty tasting shit.

Well, I flipped the breaker on before hooking any wire up to it to test its arc-fault behavior and nothing. Stone fucking dead...with a pinch of worrisome burned shit smell wafting out of it.

Fucking 20A Square-D arc fault breaker was a DOA.

Swapped in a spare I had on hand and everything was just ducky. Only 5% voltage drop at the extreme end of the circuit on a 20A load...not bad. Under .2 ohm resistance on the hot/neutral at every receptacle.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 05:12 AM (pIfhC)

753 751
I can affirmatively state that wearing a mostly-black wetsuit stenciled
with "I'm a tasty, nutritious seal" has been linked to increased levels
of diver nervousness.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:56 AM



Hahahahaha. Yeah.



Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 04:57 AM (yBF/9)


Oddly enough, the whole "musing" thing was crystallized by a Retief story -- http://tinyurl.com/9b4yfol -- about the point where this occurs:

"
"Oi," Yum said. "Gipp, this is Retief. We're going down. Can you fix him up with a spray job?"

"Lucky you
came to my place, Yum. I happen to have a compound specially prepared
for Terry requirements, a fresh batch, just concocted yesterday."

"Good. Retief,
put your stuff over there . . ." Yum opened his satchel, took out
equipment, laid it out on a low table. He selected a pair of goggles,
handed them to Retief. "These are a little big, but I think they'll seat
all right." He handed over a heavy cylinder the size and shape of a
beer bottle, added other items.

"OK:
propulsion, communication, lights, breathing apparatus, emergency gear.
Now, after you strip and get your equipment buckled on, Gipp will fit
you with water foils, and spray you in."

Retief donned
the gear, watched with interest while the portly proprietor shaped a
putty-like material to his feet, forming large fins which stiffened to a
rubbery consistency, then brought out a portable apparatus with a tank,
compressor, and hose with a wide nozzle.

"Give him a Striding Devil job, Gipp," Yum ordered.

Gipp hesitated, looking at Retief. "I suppose you've had a lot of experience . . . ?"

"He'll be all right," Yum put in. "He catches on fast, and he's got a good arm."

"Whatever you say, Yum—but you ought to warn him that a Death Angel will jump a Strider on sight."

"Sure—that way we don't have to go looking for 'em."

"Well, if you get one, remember I'm paying top sprud for stones."

"You'll get first crack."

Gipp started
up the compressor, twiddled knobs, then directed a heavy spray of
viscous, greenish fluid on Retief's chest, working it in a pattern that
covered him to the knees, then shut down and set about changing hoses."

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:12 AM (kaalw)

754 I can affirmatively state that wearing a mostly-black wetsuit stenciled with "I'm a tasty, nutritious seal" has been linked to increased levels of diver nervousness.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:56 AM


That's what the guy in "The Reef" told the girl. He got eaten, anyway, but he was relaxed up until he became a meal.

Excellent movie, BTW. About on par with "Open Water", which is also highly recommended.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 09, 2012 05:14 AM (X3lox)

755 Love those Keith Laumer Retief stories...makes me wish our Dept of State had a Retief type character for sticky situations.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 05:17 AM (pIfhC)

756 I'm pretty sure Retief would know how to handle the Muslim Brotherhood.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 05:19 AM (pIfhC)

757 David Palmer versus Teh Zero

Compare, contrast.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 05:21 AM (pIfhC)

758 754 I can affirmatively state that wearing a mostly-black wetsuit stenciled with "I'm a tasty, nutritious seal" has been linked to increased levels of diver nervousness. Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 04:56 AM That's what the guy in "The Reef" told the girl. He got eaten, anyway, but he was relaxed up until he became a meal. Excellent movie, BTW. About on par with "Open Water", which is also highly recommended.
Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 09, 2012 05:14 AM

Good movies those 2. Hard to watch "The Reef", though. Bit too familiar. There was a fishing crew up around there something similar happened to, back when I was still stupidly going in the water. Boat capsized and the Tigers got all of the. Word around town was that it was an insurance job that didn't pan out so well. Fine weather flat seas. Ooops.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 05:24 AM (yBF/9)

759 You want skydiving? Here ya go: http://tinyurl.com/97mwwjs

Posted by: George W Beagle at October 09, 2012 05:27 AM (sZRY5)

760 Most nervous I've been was with a 52" barracuda in claustrophobic conditions in very shallow water (about 12' with 6' reefs 10' apart) during a night dive in Honduras. Rumor has it that they will take random bites at sparkly things.....but you can't just turn your dive lights off....

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:34 AM (kaalw)

761 But, seriously, wouldn't you want some nightmare-striped "I'm the biggest, baddest, most toxic motherfucker" outfit rather than wearing the "EAT ME" uniform?

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:36 AM (kaalw)

762 Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 05:24 AM (yBF/9)

Yeah. Both very intense movies. I've never even spent much time on the water but watching them made me uneasy. The Reef claims that it was based on a true story, which I could believe since there was a survivor. I was sort of stunned that they weren't able to patch up their dinghy when they got back to the boat ... but I guess that's how it goes.

I really loved the fact that Open Water was made for something like $30,000. That was truly impressive. I was also amazed that Open Water II was actually a good movie. I couldn't even imagine how they could do such a thing but it turned out pretty decent.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 09, 2012 05:39 AM (X3lox)

763 It's like Mr. Spock going, "y'know, I'd like to make a fashion statement, how 'bout I change into one of those red shirts before I beam down?"

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:39 AM (kaalw)

764
761 But, seriously, wouldn't you want some nightmare-striped "I'm the biggest, baddest, most toxic motherfucker" outfit rather than wearing the "EAT ME" uniform?


Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:36 AM


Well, let me think about it. Yes.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 05:39 AM (yBF/9)

765 If you get bored in a couple of hours, check this link: http://tinyurl.com/97mwwjs. Felix Baumgartner is scheduled to try his 120,000 foot free fall, and this is the Red Bull live broadcast site (well, ten-second delay). They are posting twitter updates on the site now.

Posted by: George W Beagle at October 09, 2012 05:43 AM (sZRY5)

766 Open Water is the sort of thing I was trying to warn CJ about. Diving is really serious, and it's got big things that'll get you if you let small things slip. Like counting.



That said, my understanding was that the salties got the couple IRL, not sharks. They made it far enough to see the shore, maybe even onto the beach.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:44 AM (kaalw)

767 Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 09, 2012 05:39 AM

Yeah I was very impressed by "Open Water" when it came out. They made the most of a tiny budget. Don't know about the particulars of "Reef", but jeez they made some dumb moves. The guy that supposedly knew what the waters were like? You're gonna swim 10 miles before nightfall and NOT get eaten by sharks? Yeah, right...

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 05:47 AM (yBF/9)

768 I was snorkeling around in the little anchorage at Dry Tortuga and saw something odd about 15' deep and went down to check it out. It was some strange starfish like thing with worm like arms I'd never seen before...

...then I looked up and noticed the huge fucking barracuda sizing me up only a few feet away.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 05:48 AM (pIfhC)

769 766 Open Water is the sort of thing I was trying to warn CJ about. Diving is really serious, and it's got big things that'll get you if you let small things slip. Like counting.That said, my understanding was that the salties got the couple IRL, not sharks. They made it far enough to see the shore, maybe even onto the beach.


Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:44 AM

Salties got them? Huh. There you go. Didn't know that. Hang on, where was that movie set?

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 05:50 AM (yBF/9)

770 769
766 Open Water is the sort of thing I was trying to warn CJ about.
Diving is really serious, and it's got big things that'll get you if you
let small things slip. Like counting.That said, my understanding was
that the salties got the couple IRL, not sharks. They made it far enough
to see the shore, maybe even onto the beach.





Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:44 AM



Salties got them? Huh. There you go. Didn't know that. Hang on, where was that movie set?





Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 05:50 AM (yBF/9)


Did you ever see the Steve Irwin salties episode? -- Good Lord, those things are freakin' humongous! And yet, he could snorkel with 'em when the water was deep enough......it's only when the water was shallow......

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:58 AM (kaalw)

771 761 But, seriously, wouldn't you want some nightmare-striped "I'm the biggest, baddest, most toxic motherfucker" outfit rather than wearing the "EAT ME" uniform?

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:36 AM (kaalw)


I have asked about that. "What colors would be best at not looking like food?"

I got "black is just cheap" back.

The only stuff I've seen tested is striped like a sea snake or pilotfish, which are not shark food.

So pattern may be more important than color.

Or I just stay out of the damned sea, not like I don't have 10,000 other hobbies available that don't have sharks in them.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at October 09, 2012 06:02 AM (bxiXv)

772 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr8ggrNf68s


I remember when he was finding tracks on the beach.....that could have been made by freakin' schoolbuses if they had legs....

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 06:06 AM (kaalw)

773 Local FL gators are bad enough...I'll pass on the crock infested waters.

With the sharks and crocks, I'm guessing there ain't many illegals tubing their way into Oz.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:07 AM (pIfhC)

774 770
Did you ever see the Steve Irwin salties episode? -- Good Lord, those things are freakin' humongous! And yet, he could snorkel with 'em when the water was deep enough......it's only when the water was shallow......

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 05:58 AM

Nah didn't see that. Salties will definitely fuck your shit up. Irwin was a fucking lunatic though! It was only a matter of time. The crocs would've gotten him eventually. Camped on a beach one night close to a big saltie. Didn't know what it was, thought it was a big log, in the dark. The "log" had left by daylight. Didn't make a move on us, luckily.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 06:08 AM (yBF/9)

775
Great fun in Australian politics today.

Our hysterically incompetent, gaffe prone, divded, laughable, "how did we fuck it up THIS time??" Labor government has lost its Speaker. For sexaully preying on a young gay male staffer and sending sexist text messages about women's lady parts.

So we've now lost 1 Prime Minister (soon 2?), 2 Speakers, the Chair of the Parliamentary Caucus, a couple of Ministers, and another MP.

Fun times! Thank God we're cynical about our politics our we might be upset and angry over this.

Posted by: AussieMarcus at October 09, 2012 06:09 AM (RstsB)

776 My eyes! Omg, My Eyes!

Posted by: TheOtherJay at October 09, 2012 06:10 AM (alecm)

777
773 Local FL gators are bad enough...I'll pass on the crock infested waters.With the sharks and crocks, I'm guessing there ain't many illegals tubing their way into Oz.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:07 AM


I'm sure something can be done. Get some Salties and put them in the Rio Grande. Surprise motherfucker!

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 06:11 AM (yBF/9)

778
775 Great fun in Australian politics today.Our hysterically incompetent, gaffe prone, divded, laughable, "how did we fuck it up THIS time??" Labor government has lost its Speaker. For sexaully preying on a young gay male staffer and sending sexist text messages about women's lady parts. So we've now lost 1 Prime Minister (soon 2?), 2 Speakers, the Chair of the Parliamentary Caucus, a couple of Ministers, and another MP.Fun times! Thank God we're cynical about our politics our we might be upset and angry over this.


Posted by: AussieMarcus at October 09, 2012 06:09 AM

Hahahaha. Oh, mercy, the comedy never ends.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 06:13 AM (yBF/9)

779 So we've now lost 1 Prime Minister (soon 2?), 2 Speakers, the Chair
of the Parliamentary Caucus, a couple of Ministers, and another MP.


Politics should be fun like that.

I've been looking at the Port Hedland area as an escape hatch should teh Zero get reelected and I need to flee the collapse. Thoughts?

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:15 AM (pIfhC)

780
If your burning ambition in life is to live 1000km from the nearest metropolis, you can't do much better than Port Headland.........

Posted by: AussieMarcus at October 09, 2012 06:18 AM (RstsB)

781 779
Politics should be fun like that. I've been looking at the Port Hedland area as an escape hatch should teh Zero get reelected and I need to flee the collapse. Thoughts?


Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:15 AM


Port Hedland, huh? Man, that's way out west. I you have to flee the zombies, might as well. Yanks are always welcome.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 06:19 AM (yBF/9)

782 I can hear the fear in Mika's voice on MSNBC this morning. Talk about spin......bwhahaaaa

Posted by: deusexmachina at October 09, 2012 06:23 AM (6RTwM)

783 In the Vietnam war, air support was handled by US servicemen....even if it was a local unit. So there were small groups -- squads and platoons -- all over the place where a US radioman was grafted into a local force.



I talked to a guy who'd been "out there" far enough that people from all around would come to look at the freak when he came to a village, and he told me stories. One involved wading through hip-deep swamps where another soldier pointed off to the side in the shadows and said, "XXXX". So he asked a more educated soldier what "XXXX" meant and was informed it meant, "crocodile".....whereupon he climbed over the people in front of him to get to dry land.



Turns out, the crocs only feed at certain times, so the locals regard them as harmless during the times they are not feeding. They all had a good laugh at the outsider who freaked out over "nothing".



Sharks have behavior patterns like every other form of life.....and if it were waiting for tasty humans to fling themselves into the sea then every shark species would have long-since gone extinct. Most are after fish; some are after seals (the more dangerous, and especially so if you look like a seal). While they might take a chance on something else, it's an experimental thing. Hunting land animals would be highly unusual.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 06:23 AM (kaalw)

784 Speaking of which, the shark I'm probably least interested in encountering is the cookie-cutter shark -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookiecutter_shark -- which, though unlikely to kill you, is significantly more likely to f*** you up.

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 06:32 AM (kaalw)

785 Anyone else think we need a parody article with the topic being "Obama's request to have Gamestops double as polling location on election day denied?"

Posted by: buzzion - Free Kratos at October 09, 2012 06:33 AM (GULKT)

786 If your burning ambition in life is to live 1000km from the nearest metropolis, you can't do much better than Port Headland...

That was my reasoning. My lair could be anyplace on the globe where I can get a diesel generator and an internet connection.

I prefer to keep anything resembling government at a distance...quite a distance. I like desert type environments too. Spent a bunch of time in the American southwest and grew quite fond of it.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:34 AM (pIfhC)

787 Well, it's looking like I'm turning into a pumpkin....

Posted by: cthulhu at October 09, 2012 06:36 AM (kaalw)

788 cookie-cutter shark

Chain. Mail. Wet. Suits.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:37 AM (pIfhC)

789 Good morning Yall cake eaters.


Posted by: sTevo at October 09, 2012 06:40 AM (VMcEw)

790 So I linked the Mountain Oyster Stout on the Brews Guild group and all traffic has stopped for two days.

I didn't think it was that shocking. Or, I have been banned.

I guess I will find out at the next beer camp.

Posted by: sTevo at October 09, 2012 06:43 AM (VMcEw)

791 Well, I'm winding down...the Monster Zeros are tapering off, and I accomplished the night's mission.

Time for a shower/nap.

Scanning Drudge suggests the SCOAMF continues to get beaten like an idiot stepchild today.

Posted by: @PurpAv at October 09, 2012 06:44 AM (pIfhC)

792 Red velvet cake, my favorite.

Posted by: Vic at October 09, 2012 06:48 AM (YdQQY)

793 Someone's up early. Hey, Vic.

Posted by: otho at October 09, 2012 06:52 AM (yBF/9)

794 Morning

Posted by: Vic at October 09, 2012 06:57 AM (YdQQY)






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