Sunday Overnight Open Thread (5/19/19)

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The Quotes of The Day


Quote I

“Whenever I think about this and what he really deserves, I think, ‘We should turn him over to the Saudis, you know, his buddies. The same Saudis who got rid of that reporter, you know. Maybe they can do the same for him.’” Fran Liebowitz


Quote II

“Over time, you develop and evolve on the things you choose to honor … Jefferson is more problematic,”

“There's a lot, of course, to admire in his thinking and his philosophy, but then again if you plunge into his writings, especially the notes on the state of Virginia, you know that he knew slavery was wrong. We are all morally conflicted human beings.” Mayor Pete Buttigieg


Quote III

“We don’t want anything to do with Merkel and Macron, who have destroyed this European Union. We want to save Europe from the bureaucrats, the bankers and the financiers that have ruined it all these years,”Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini

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And this is a reason why we can't have anything nice.

A GP has revealed he is planning to quit medicine over an investigation by the doctors watchdog into claims he ‘discriminated’ against a Muslim woman for asking her to remove her veil.

Dr Keith Wolverson said he ‘politely’ asked the woman to take off the garment for patient safety reasons during a consultation last year because he was unable to hear her explain her sick daughter’s symptoms.

He was then ‘deeply upset’ when last week he received a letter from the General Medical Council, the professional regulator, informing him that he was subject to an inquiry over allegations of racial discrimination which could result in him being struck off.

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More facts revealed which continue to make us look like just another Banana Republic.

Former FBI general counsel James Baker said Friday he viewed the Steele dossier “skeptically” and was “concerned” about the veracity of the document when the bureau received it before the 2016 election.

But despite those concerns, Baker was one of the FBI officials who reviewed the Carter Page surveillance warrant application, which relied heavily on information from the dossier.


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Somewhere along the line, the value of human life was thrown out.

What began as a late-night vape sale in a quiet Centennial neighborhood ended in a star high school rugby player being shot and killed outside his house.

The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has charged four teens with first-degree murder and aggravated robbery in connection with, what Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputies say, was a botched robbery attempt that left 18-year-old Lloyd Chavez IV dead. All four have been charged as adults.

Juliana Serrano, one of the teens charged in connection with the shooting death, told police that she and three others — Kenneth Gallegos, Dominic Stager and Demarea Mitchell — went to Chavez’s house with the intention to rob him of vape juice, according to Gallegos’ arrest affidavit. There was an exchange of money before Chavez and Mitchell got into an altercation on the lawn, according to Serrano’s account in the affidavit. At some point during the fight, Chavez was shot in the chest.


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The fish jokes continue to write themselves.

During a three-hour operation in Brazil on April 23, doctors used an acrylic mold wrapped with the skin of a tilapia fish to rebuild and extend Maju’s fake vaginal canal.

Called neovaginoplasty, the procedure involved two molds. The first mold was the aforementioned one with the tilapia skin. This one will remain permanently in his body.

“In contact with the patient’s body, the sterilized and odor-free fish skin displays stimulatory cell growth properties. It is rich in type 1 collagen a substance that promotes healing and has a firmness and elasticity which is as strong and resilient as human skin,” the Post notes.


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Women are catching up with men in the drinking department. And it's not a good thing health-wise.

Women are drinking more today than ever before — a statistic that closes the “drinking gender gap” while opening them up to a rash of long-term health problems.

The bodies of women and men do not break down and respond to alcohol identically, and it’s not just a matter of size, as Liquor.com notes. And no, this is not an opinion-based statement nor is it a shaming of females who like to imbibe.

Now that that’s out of the way: women’s bodies (evidently) contain less water, a key component in dissolving alcohol, which means they end up with higher concentrations of alcohol in their bloodstreams than men. Women also tend to carry more body fat than men do, which holds on to alcohol. The female body also produces less of the enzyme dehydrogenase (or ADH), which breaks down alcohol.

Toxic masculinity, man 'splaining about science that is settled.


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No hate. No call to violence. Just stating an opinion, gets another Conservative booted from Face Book.


It's about time the feckless GOP realized they are next on the list of the intolerant left.

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"Men are scared of women now."

Men are scared of women now.

LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60% of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common workplace” activities such as mentoring, socializing and one-on-one meetings.

That’s a 32% spike from 2018, with an additional 36% of men saying they now actively avoid women in junior-level positions — effectively chopping down their shot at climbing the corporate ladder.

“The vast majority of managers and senior leaders are men,” says Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and founder of LeanIn.org, in a statement. “If they are reluctant even to meet one-on-one with women, there’s no way women can get an equal shot at proving themselves.”

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The European Union has some plans up its sleeve for Face Book.

Should Facebook be broken up? Despite her reservations about the massive social network, the EU’s competition commissioner, one of the few people with the authority to pursue such an aggressive action, doesn’t think it’s the best way forward.

“For us, it would be a remedy of the very last resort,” Margrethe Vestager said today in Paris at Viva Technology, a flagship European tech conference. “It would keep us busy in court for maybe a decade.”

Vestager, whose directorate recently slapped Google with a $1.7 billion fine for alleged unfair practices in the online advertising market, thinks there’s a better way: She says it could be much more powerful and direct if tech titans like Facebook were required to give other companies access to important data.

“We think much more about access to data when it comes to, for instance, misuse of position of a monopoly,” she said. ”If you have no access to data, you won’t be able to make it in the market because you cannot access potential customers.”

And this won't be wrapped up in the courts?


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The ONT Musical Interlude



Born on This Day: 19 May 1945
English musician, singer, songwriter Pete Townshend, The Who. Had the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' and the 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' plus over 20 other UK Top 40 hit singles, 16 US Top 40 singles and rock opera albums 'Tommy' & 'Quadrophenia'. Townshend became known for his eccentric stage style swinging his right arm against the guitar strings in a windmill style, often smashing guitars on stage. Although known primarily as a guitarist, he also plays keyboards, banjo, accordion, harmonica, ukulele, mandolin, violin, synthesiser, bass guitar, and drums. via thisdayinmusic.com

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On This Day: 19 May 1979
Eric Clapton held a party at his Surrey house celebrating his recent marriage to Patti Boyd. Clapton had set-up a small stage in the garden and as the evening progressed, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ended up jamming together along with Clapton, Ginger Baker and Mick Jagger. The all-star band ran through old Little Richard and Eddie Cochran songs. via thisdayinmusic.com


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Love is a many splendored thing especially for tonight's Genius Award Winner.

They say that love conquers all, if you are meant to be then it’ll be. Well, a woman was more than determined to make it work with her boyfriend, so much so, that she went to the extreme. And by extreme I mean she posed as a Sheriff to release him from jail. Yes, you just can’t fake true love.


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Quick thinking and faster acting heavy equipment operator is Tonight's Feel Good Story of The Day.

Lan Junze was working at a construction site in Fushun when he saw a building go up in smoke nearby.

Lan reportedly heard screams for help and drove his crane to the scene of the fire, which was just a few blocks away.

In a viral video, Lan is seen using the crane to help residents escape the fire, which appears to have started on the building's ground floor.

In total, he saved 14 people in less than 30 minutes.


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Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at 10:00 PM




Comments

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1 FIRST!!!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:01 PM (TdMsT)

2 ſt!

Posted by: Zetttai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:01 PM (CLcKT)

3 *Taps mic...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:03 PM (CLcKT)

4 Reckon it's just you and me this evening, Ladyl...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (CLcKT)

5 4 Reckon it's just you and me this evening, Ladyl...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (CLcKT)

3rd wheel here.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (aA3+G)

6 hola homies

Posted by: E. Stan Bull at May 19, 2019 10:05 PM (B+t5k)

7
3rd wheel here.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (aA3+G)

Well good evening, you two!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:05 PM (TdMsT)

8 if I was a carpenter

Posted by: E. Stan Bull at May 19, 2019 10:05 PM (B+t5k)

9 today's special 'chicken'

Posted by: E. Stan Bull at May 19, 2019 10:06 PM (B+t5k)

10 i got nothin.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 10:06 PM (KP5rU)

11 1 LadyL

Mazel tov!!

And thanks you, MisHum for a fun ONT!

Posted by: ibguy at May 19, 2019 10:07 PM (EHVbt)

12 cada chango con su jegete

Posted by: E. Stan Bull at May 19, 2019 10:07 PM (B+t5k)

13 Finally! I don't have to invade the Food or Gun threads any more!

LET'S GO BLUES!

PLAY "GLORIA" AGAIN! THREE OR FOUR TIMES!

Hey, Mr. Shark? That ain't Bortuzzo you just intentionally tripped. That was TARASENKO, sh*thead! Bad idea jeans!

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 10:07 PM (Cssks)

14 I may need a translator here tonight.

Posted by: E. Stan Bull at May 19, 2019 10:08 PM (B+t5k)

15 Layla was one of those songs we played again as soon as it ended, over and over. On a record album. With a needle. Really loud before mom and dad got home.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 19, 2019 10:09 PM (EZebt)

16 FIRST!!!

Are there stars out tonight?
I don't know if it's cloudy or bright

Nice top picture, MisHum.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:09 PM (htgmn)

17 11 1 LadyL

Mazel tov!!

And thanks you, MisHum for a fun ONT!
Posted by: ibguy at May 19, 2019 10:07 PM (E



Dear Ibguy!!!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:09 PM (TdMsT)

18 Hello I must be going

Posted by: Truck Monkey at May 19, 2019 10:10 PM (flINI)

19

I'd forgotten our gracious host!

*waves to MisHum...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:10 PM (CLcKT)

20 16 FIRST!!!

Are there stars out tonight?
I don't know if it's cloudy or bright

Nice top picture, MisHum.
Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:09 PM (htgmn

No stars here.
Just rain, moar rain, throw in snow showers, moar rain

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:11 PM (aA3+G)

21 Beautiful picture MH as always. Thank you for everything you do for us.

EU.. why did anyone think that was a good idea???

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:11 PM (dUJdY)

22 Good Evening

Posted by: wing at May 19, 2019 10:12 PM (JFzNN)

23 Evening Horde!

Re Sheryl Sandberg's statement.

Well, you should have thought out all this beforehand Sister. Who could have seen this coming? Oh yeah - everyone!

I know plenty of managers, men and women, that will not meet with a female employee alone anymore. And, they tape the conversations, legalities be damned.

Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 10:12 PM (Y4EXg)

24 well, fran liebowitz doesn't seem bitter at all

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:13 PM (xIKXj)

25 I want a waffle. One of those strawberry concoctions with whipped cream.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:13 PM (htgmn)

26 well, fran liebowitz doesn't seem bitter at all

Wasn't she killed in a tragic kiln accident?

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:13 PM (htgmn)

27 The female body also produces less of the enzyme dehydrogenase (or ADH), which breaks down alcohol.


Ha, suck it bitches!

Posted by: David Crosby's 2nd liver at May 19, 2019 10:14 PM (9gHOW)

28 One of those strawberry concoctions with whipped cream.
Posted by: ALH

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Go on . . . .

Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 10:14 PM (Y4EXg)

29 ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS - EXCEPT EUROPA.

YOU MAY ENCOUNTER NUDE SUNBATHERS EATING WAFFLES THERE.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:14 PM (t+qrx)

30 ha ha ha ALH

no I think that was Another fran liebowitz

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:14 PM (xIKXj)

31 So I mentioned the other day I was going to try my hand at making jewelry from polymer clay. I went to Hobby Lobby and bought needed supplies. My first project was a pair of flamingo earrings. They turned out great! I was so pumped I went with the other color clay.. total failure. I got so mad I threw it in the trash. IDK if it was the colored clay or what. Eh... practice practice I guess. I love making something from scratch. it truly is my own creation.

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:15 PM (dUJdY)

32 26 well, fran liebowitz doesn't seem bitter at all

Wasn't she killed in a tragic kiln accident?
Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:13 PM (htgmn)

**SNORT**

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:15 PM (aA3+G)

33 Are there stars out tonight?
I don't know if it's cloudy or bright


weather.com


You're Welcome...

Posted by: Adriane Wot says Oy Alot These Days ... at May 19, 2019 10:15 PM (LPnfS)

34 Regarding the story of the fish mold, it would seem that all men, even those transitioning, want pussy.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (htgmn)

35 I feel like such a failure, not top ten and not on the wall of shame!

Hangs head and shuffles off to bed.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (3hr5B)

36 Not to be pedantic, or anything, but...

In the last sentence in the blurb about women metabolysing alcohol, "ADH" is acetylaldehyde dehydrogenase...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (CLcKT)

37 Heh, David Portnoy from Barstool Sports is on Bar Rescue

Posted by: logprof at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (BPGy1)

38 Hi there, Adriane. Haven't seen you around in a while.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (t+qrx)

39 Fawn Liebowitz was killed in the tragic Kiln explosion

Posted by: Truck Monkey at May 19, 2019 10:17 PM (flINI)

40 As I recall, Clapton wrote "Layla" Patti Boyd when she was still George Harrison's wife, and then Harrison did the manly thing and said "okay dude, you can have her."

And the second half of Layla, which is really a completely different song, was supposedly written by Rita Coolidge, who went on to hook up with Kris Kristofferson.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 10:17 PM (V2Yro)

41 We are all morally conflicted human bein

Yeah, about that buttplug.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 10:18 PM (kRPTw)

42 31 So I mentioned the other day I was going to try my hand at making jewelry from polymer clay. I went to Hobby Lobby and bought needed supplies. My first project was a pair of flamingo earrings. They turned out great! I was so pumped I went with the other color clay.. total failure. I got so mad I threw it in the trash. IDK if it was the colored clay or what. Eh... practice practice I guess. I love making something from scratch. it truly is my own creation.
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:15 PM (dUJdY)


Many years ago I helped my mom experiment making some weird kind of plastic jewelry that you baked in the oven. It was hideous. For some reason I saved the pieces we made and put them in a garage sale. People were fighting over them.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:18 PM (TdMsT)

43 Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (t+qrx)

Trying to stave off disaster.

Didn't succeed.

But it could be worse!!!

Posted by: Adriane Wot says Oy Alot These Days ... at May 19, 2019 10:18 PM (LPnfS)

44 Fawn Liebowitz was killed in the tragic Kiln explosion

Posted by: Truck Monkey at May 19, 2019 10:17 PM (flINI)


I have all her albums.

Posted by: Amazon Customer #47689053 at May 19, 2019 10:19 PM (9gHOW)

45
Re Sheryl Sandberg's statement.

Well, you should have thought out all this beforehand Sister. Who could have seen this coming? Oh yeah - everyone!

I know plenty of managers, men and women, that will not meet with a female employee alone anymore. And, they tape the conversations, legalities be damned.
Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 10:12 PM (Y4EXg)

Evening all.

I might hafta start an alternative group to the LeanIn scum. I think I'll call it EatShitNaziFeminists.org.

Now to work on the mission statement and find funding.

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (J20Ao)

46 35 I feel like such a failure, not top ten and not on the wall of shame!

Hangs head and shuffles off to bed.
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (3hr5B)

Don't Dammit.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (aA3+G)

47 mishum, snow by you?

Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (KP5rU)

48 24 well, fran liebowitz doesn't seem bitter at all


Fran Liebowitz?

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 10:21 PM (1vn8j)

49 So Mike Pence was on the right track all along, taking his wife with him to any dinner with another woman.

heh

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:21 PM (htgmn)

50 Now to work on the mission statement and find funding.
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy

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Where do I send the check?

That url is available btw.

Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 10:21 PM (Y4EXg)

51 yes, Puddleglum, in the first quote?

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (xIKXj)

52 47 mishum, snow by you?
Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (KP5rU)

Big wet flurries for about an hour this afternoon.
Nothing stuck.

But everything is soaking wet.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (aA3+G)

53 Trying to stave off disaster.

Didn't succeed.

But it could be worse!!!
Posted by: Adriane Wot says Oy Alot These Days ... at May 19, 2019 10:18 PM (LPnfS)


Sorry to hear it

But I guess something can be salvaged from the situation? So then it's not as bad as it could have been.

I have no idea what we're talking about. But I hope things go well for you!

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (t+qrx)

54 15. I never got the appeal of Layla. IMO there are so many better guitarists than Clapton.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (sAXJ5)

55 Saw Clapton play in Chicago on his Slowhand tour. 78, 79? Can't remember who opened for him.

Posted by: Daisy Cutter at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (sM+h7)

56 Don't Dammit.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (aA3+G)

Well, since you put it that way...

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (3hr5B)

57 52; damn, that sucks.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 10:23 PM (KP5rU)

58 lol Ladyl.. you never know! Polymer clay you can form any design you want. Then you bake it and go from there. Paint it, put decals on it, brush the glaze on. I may try making my own beads. I love learning how to do new stuff.

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:23 PM (dUJdY)

59 So who won the Game of Thrones? Did the runner-up get a consolation prize from Pat Sajak?

....I amuse myself.

Posted by: Dr. T at May 19, 2019 10:23 PM (2PXwn)

60 Now to work on the mission statement and find funding.
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy

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Where do I send the check?

That url is available btw.
Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 10:21 PM (Y4EXg)

Oh boy, maybe I should grab it.

Email in nic for anybody that wants to send me money for any reason.

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:23 PM (J20Ao)

61 made it through another one

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 19, 2019 10:24 PM (cXV7n)

62
Pete Townshend..... he also plays....bass guitar....
John Entwistle: Hold my beer.

Posted by: YIKES! at May 19, 2019 10:24 PM (t6XCL)

63 Now to work on the mission statement and find funding.
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (J20Ao)

I'm in for at least a tenner!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:24 PM (3hr5B)

64 And Happy Birthday, Pedo Townsend you potato nosed wanker!

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 10:24 PM (sAXJ5)

65 made it through another one
Posted by: weft cut-loop

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I know I'm gonna be sorry I asked this.

made it through another one what?

Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 10:25 PM (Y4EXg)

66 I like Layla, but maybe that's just from hearing it in Goodfellas. That movie's actually the reason I know a lot of those songs.

Posted by: Dr. T at May 19, 2019 10:25 PM (2PXwn)

67 47 mishum, snow by you?
Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 10:20 PM (KP5rU)

Big wet flurries for about an hour this afternoon.
Nothing stuck.

But everything is soaking wet.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (aA3+G)

I might have to turn the A/C off before I go to bed, if that helps.

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:25 PM (J20Ao)

68 Toxic masculinity, man 'splaining about science that is settled.

In this case, the masculine side seems to have less trouble with toxicity.

Posted by: mikeski at May 19, 2019 10:25 PM (P1f+c)

69 If men aren't allowed to have an opinion about abortion, doesn't that mean people who don't live in Alabama need to shut up?

Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (JgA4k)

70 58 lol Ladyl.. you never know! Polymer clay you can form any design you want. Then you bake it and go from there. Paint it, put decals on it, brush the glaze on. I may try making my own beads. I love learning how to do new stuff.
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:23 PM (dUJdY)


I bet you'll figure it out. Let us know when you have some pieces on Etsy!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (TdMsT)

71 I don't know who Fran Liebowitz is. I'd look it up but I'm lazy. Maybe later.

I like Eric Clapton. I have quite a few of his CDs. Every interview I see him have, he comes across like a nice guy.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (1vn8j)

72 55 Saw Clapton play in Chicago on his Slowhand tour. 78, 79? Can't remember who opened for him.
Posted by: Daisy Cutter at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (sM+h7)

I saw him about that time and Muddy Waters opened for him.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:27 PM (aA3+G)

73 So men who wisely cover their arses are somehow "afraid" of women?

Sure. Pull the other one, m'kay?

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:27 PM (6qErC)

74 Oh-there's wine left from last night.

This is a good thing.

Lake water is now 84 degrees. I think I have a program for tomorrow.

Posted by: Viniferous Miklos at May 19, 2019 10:28 PM (QzkSJ)

75 Alabama is a sanctuary state for babies.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:28 PM (htgmn)

76 I might have to turn the A/C off before I go to bed, if that helps.
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:25 PM (J20Ao)

Cute. Real. Fuckin'. Cute.
















Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:28 PM (aA3+G)

77 Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (JgA4k)

You obviously don't understand how this works!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:28 PM (3hr5B)

78 I saw him about that time and Muddy Waters opened for him.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian

Erroneous inversion.

Posted by: Miklos the Blues Boy at May 19, 2019 10:28 PM (QzkSJ)

79 I don't know who Fran Liebowitz is.
Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (1vn8j)


Just picture Al Franken in a wig whenever you see a Liebowitz quote. Same Innsmouth look.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:28 PM (t+qrx)

80 garrett is third with 448 comments on how he knows you're gay.

Posted by: Gilligan Bickle at May 19, 2019 10:29 PM (2DOZq)

81 I will Ladyl. It will be awhile. Working full time really cuts into what my passion is. But.. only 11 months folks!!

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:29 PM (dUJdY)

82 Cool, so we're just handing people over to the Saudis. Thing is, who'd be in more danger from that legal theory? The President who's been their pal for decades and the architect of their Middle East coalition?

Or a bunch of degenerate, Iranian-sympathizing secular Jews?

Posted by: trev006 at May 19, 2019 10:29 PM (SEr2U)

83 Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:27 PM (6qErC)

Implementing countermeasures is just not done, old boy!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:30 PM (3hr5B)

84 Jewells.... you're a natural to make the big step and get into carving wax and learning the "lost wax" process in the Jeweler's Arts.

And you can set up every bit of the needed equipment on as little as 4 ft. workbench.

Gotta get you plugged into your local wholesale Jeweler's Exchange, too.

Seriously. Precious metals and gems at wholesale, so you can turn a profit on what you make at retail.

The one out on the S.W. side of Houston is in a six-story building....with rather impressive security. As you might imagine.

If you haven't already got yourself set up as a Subchapter S Corporation, with local Sales Tax filings, DBA and etc... it's time, cause you'll have to have all that to gain an account at a Jeweler's Exchange in any given city.

But then, you can also write off a metric shit ton of expenses from your enterprise, and end up (likely) with a damn near zero tax bill, at least for the first few years.

If you go this route, let me know. I still have some links for top-end sanding, buffing & polishing equipment and supplies.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 19, 2019 10:30 PM (QzJWU)

85 81 I will Ladyl. It will be awhile. Working full time really cuts into what my passion is. But.. only 11 months folks!!
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:29 PM (dUJdY)


Do you have countdown clock on your computer?

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:30 PM (TdMsT)

86 OEEWWMUHGAWWW Not nude waffle-eaters! The horror! The HORROR!

Didn't follow your link, but I read that Candace's FB ban was "a mistake" and she was reinstated.

So. Many. Mysterious. Mistakes.
_____

Well, good evening friends and fellows. We've had Days of Drama lately. Must be Spring.

But! I got to play with my grandson today. Not talking yet, but babbling up a storm. Told me such stories!

Saw the new 8wk-old granddaughter, too. She slept. And nursed. And slept. And cried once. Entertaining, though.

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 19, 2019 10:30 PM (ECLlc)

87 Isn't Fran Liebowitz the woman who did something or other, some time or other?

Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 10:31 PM (JgA4k)

88 Fran Liebowitz was The Nanny.

Posted by: Gilligan Bickle at May 19, 2019 10:31 PM (2DOZq)

89 So the EU's "competition commissioner" is one of the few people who can make decisions regarding the future of Fakebook in Europe?

No chance of any corruption there. Nope. Not a smidgen of corruption.

She no doubt lives paycheck to paycheck in a sparsely furnished apartment. She's a public servant who could have made millions in the private sector, but she is soooo compassionate that she only does things for the good of all. Just like Happy-Go-Lucky Michelle.

Posted by: Furious George at May 19, 2019 10:32 PM (rDq8D)

90 If you go this route, let me know. I still have some links for top-end sanding, buffing & polishing equipment and supplies.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim

So...Jim's Pleasure Dungeon is closing?

Posted by: Miklos, whose membership expires in a month anyway at May 19, 2019 10:32 PM (QzkSJ)

91 Every interview I see him have, he comes across like a nice guy. "

And he seemed to like the Kia Cee'd...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:32 PM (6qErC)

92 55 Saw Clapton play in Chicago on his Slowhand tour. 78, 79? Can't remember who opened for him.
Posted by: Daisy Cutter at May 19, 2019 10:22 PM (sM+h7)

Pretty sure it was the 2 Dollar Bills

Used to be a fan

Posted by: Peter Buttplug at May 19, 2019 10:32 PM (DPjeO)

93 Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 19, 2019 10:30 PM (ECLlc)

Treasure these brief moments, they are rare and filled with wonder!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:32 PM (3hr5B)

94 Kiln explosion joke already made, of course. Who is this Lebowitz creature? Am I supposed to know who she is? As she appears to have the practical intelligence of a 9-yr old, why should I?


And this nothing trifle Buttgag or whatever, he thinks his thoughts on Jefferson or any other serious topic merit attention from adults above NPR level?

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 10:33 PM (QDnY+)

95 Do you have countdown clock on your computer?

NO! I need to do that!

Jim.. I'm a long ways from that yet. Once retired I will be exploring everything.

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:33 PM (dUJdY)

96 i think Leibowitz wrote some disgusting feminazi play

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:34 PM (xIKXj)

97 Implementing countermeasures is just not done, old boy!"

Heh.

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:34 PM (6qErC)

98 "Nothing is more life-affirming or pro-America than having a sweaty, hairy man's spit-slicked penis pounding my greasy turds into my lower intestine."


Posted by: Mayor Pete: Buttplug at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (LL1Be)

99
NO! I need to do that!

Jim.. I'm a long ways from that yet. Once retired I will be exploring everything.
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:33 PM (dUJdY)


I LOVE not working!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (TdMsT)

100 Glad I changed my nic tag-changin' ways, if it takes only 20 to get on the sock list. At the other end of the list...

Top 10 sockpuppeteers:
1 [312 names] 'Concerned Woman of Brattleboro'


We need to know all 312 names.

My current hash is ECL[ect]lc.

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (ECLlc)

101 Can't recall Fran Liebowitz.

Posted by: Brother Francis Gerard at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (EfMCv)

102 I'm back on the flat side of the Cheddar Curtain... it was so cold on Friday I wore gloves! It was a fun trip, though.

Posted by: Gem at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (XoAz8)

103 I LOVE not working!
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (TdMsT)

How YOU doin'??

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:36 PM (J20Ao)

104 We're all morally conflicted now.
Of course we are.

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 10:36 PM (w7KSn)

105
How YOU doin'??
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:36 PM (J20Ao)


Um. Really well, I guess? And you?

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:36 PM (TdMsT)

106 Hmmm. Jon Stewart, the clown nose on/off guy, is actually Jon Leibowitz.

Maybe Fran is his in drag persona.

Posted by: Miklos, guessing again at May 19, 2019 10:37 PM (QzkSJ)

107 The bodies of women and men do not break down and respond to alcohol identically, and it's not just a matter of size, as Liquor.com notes.


This is sexist and discriminatory. Who do they sue?

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 10:37 PM (oVJmc)

108 How YOU doin'??
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:36 PM (J20Ao)


Um. Really well, I guess? And you?
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:36 PM (TdMsT)

Well I'd be doing a lot better if I was with someone who could afford to not work.

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (J20Ao)

109 Is Fran Liebowitz a tranny?

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (TdMsT)

110 Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (1vn8j)

I like Crossroads
https://hooktube.com/watch?v=MtLhPeLB9bA

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (3hr5B)

111 We need to know all 312 names.



Even Allah only has 99 names.

Posted by: Mullah Miklos at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (QzkSJ)

112 Can't recall Fran Liebowitz.
Posted by: Brother Francis Gerard at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (EfMCv)


She made that stupid statement, now she's famous.

Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (aS1PU)

113 Fran Liebowitz is also a Jew who really, really hates Jews...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (CLcKT)

114
Well I'd be doing a lot better if I was with someone who could afford to not work.
Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:38 PM (J20Ao)


I'm very fortunate.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (TdMsT)

115 Ladyl.. how is your eye doing?

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (dUJdY)

116 Who is this Lebowitz creature"

A canticle. For said Lebowitz...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (6qErC)

117
James Baker is a waffling, two-faced, gutless, nutless, feckless do-nothing who floated to the top because of his gaseous compartments. For the first time in his life he is actually exerting himself -- to RUN, specifically, from the consequences of his acts and his very nature.

He is also a nude sunbather eating waffles.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (13CQC)

118

Chancre for Liebowitz is a post apocalyptic novel.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (aKsyK)

119 A canticle. For said Lebowitz...
Posted by: Anon a mouse

The Korean ladies will do your canticles for an extra 10 bucks.

Posted by: Mani-Pedi Miklos at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (QzkSJ)

120 Justin Amash needs an ass-whuppin.

Posted by: mikeyG at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (LL1Be)

121 wasn't Fran Liebowitz the character from iCarly who did an episode of Victorious?

Posted by: mallfly the Peach of Hoboken at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (ZqRa6)

122 69 By the same token people who don't play guitar shouldn't opine about great guitar players.
Non-politicians shouldn't opine about politicians.
Basically it's logic for stupid people.

Posted by: MAxIE, SJW Elite at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (9TR2V)

123 115 Ladyl.. how is your eye doing?
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (dUJdY)


Really great--20/20 in the day time. But I still can't see at night while driving. I hope that improves. Sigh.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (TdMsT)

124 I like Crossroads"

Personal claim to fame: been to the crossroads, and have stood on a corner in Winslow Arizona...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:41 PM (6qErC)

125 A Canker for Liebowitz.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 10:41 PM (oVJmc)

126 Bomber Boys with Ewan McGregor (Royal Air Force Documentary)

youtube.com/watch?v=eV4c_ILdcwQ

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 19, 2019 10:41 PM (cXV7n)

127 Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:39 PM (13CQC)

Please, don't hold back, tell us what you really think!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:41 PM (3hr5B)

128 How do you have 317 comments and also 312 socks in a week?

Concerned Woman of Brattleboro was a busy beaver.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 10:42 PM (pUDQf)

129 Amash sounds like he's looking for a gig with CNN when he loses or quits next year.

Posted by: mallfly the Peach of Hoboken at May 19, 2019 10:42 PM (ZqRa6)

130 The Korean ladies will do your canticles for an extra 10 bucks"

Gel or French?

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:42 PM (6qErC)

131 How do you have 317 comments and also 312 socks in a week?

Concerned Woman of Brattleboro was a busy beaver.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 10:42 PM (pUDQf)


See: Miklos

Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 10:42 PM (aS1PU)

132
Can't remember who opened for him.
Posted by: Daisy Cutter

=====

Now there's an opening for a moron joke if ever I saw one.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:42 PM (13CQC)

133 and have stood on a corner in Winslow Arizona...
Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:41 PM (6qErC)


We did that one year when we drove out there. It was a hoot. Best road trip ever. Man..I miss those days.

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:43 PM (dUJdY)

134 mindful webworker, thanks for sharing some sweetness of your little grand babies with us.


were you a '70s pop star, btw?

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:43 PM (xIKXj)

135
Please, don't hold back, tell us what you really think!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

=====

With some people, it's loathing at first sight!

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:43 PM (13CQC)

136 Ok, gotta run. See y'all in the am...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM (6qErC)

137 See: Miklos
Posted by: DR.WTF

Not now. I'm having my canticles done.

Posted by: Miklos...wait, Mafge is trying to tell me something at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM (QzkSJ)

138 I hope that improve Ladyl. My night vision has always been horrid. It's why I very rarely go out at night.

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM (dUJdY)

139 Not now. I'm having my canticles done.

Posted by: Miklos...wait, Mafge is trying to tell me something at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM


You know the rules...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:45 PM (CLcKT)

140 nice easter egg there behind the moon, Mis. Hum.

Thank you!!

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:45 PM (xIKXj)

141 With some people, it's loathing at first sight!
Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:43 PM (13CQC)

I do hope you're not talking about me!

Is this the James Baker that was a multigenerational NWO Bush advisor?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:45 PM (3hr5B)

142 Well now that the ice cream is gone, I think it's time for bed. I had great plans to get to the gym early before I killed that pint. We'll see.

Nite all.

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 10:45 PM (J20Ao)

143 69 If men aren't allowed to have an opinion about abortion, doesn't that mean people who don't live in Alabama need to shut up?
Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 10:26 PM (JgA4k)

--------
Using their "logic", you are right! The science is settled!

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 10:46 PM (IDhUW)

144

Jeff Purvis considers himself a recovering racist. He subscribes to the theory that just as an alcoholic is never cured, a racist is never absent of bigotry. But he also believes one has the capacity to acknowledge and control their weaknesses.

Purvis believes that because the blood of racists flows through him, he too is racist. His ancestors have passed. But he said he feels the weight of the stories, stories of bigotry, that he's heard them tell over the years.

https://outline.com/arWf2t

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:46 PM (aKsyK)

145 138 I hope that improve Ladyl. My night vision has always been horrid. It's why I very rarely go out at night.
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM (dUJdY)


My sympathies. I was driving on the freeway late last night and it sucked.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:47 PM (TdMsT)

146 Is this the James Baker that was a multigenerational NWO Bush advisor?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:45 PM (3hr5B)

Different JB.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 10:47 PM (2DOZq)

147 You know the rules...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto

My attorney is James Baker, and he has no idea about any "rules".

Posted by: Miklos...wait, Madge is trying to tell me something at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (QzkSJ)

148 Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (TdMsT)

I think my astigmatism is screwing up my night vision, I still see rays of light emanating from point source lights (like headlights), but I feel safe driving! Hope yours will work out even better!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (3hr5B)

149 What's the typical time between a TV series finale and when people stop talking about it?

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (ta49A)

150 The female body also produces less of the enzyme dehydrogenase (or ADH), which breaks down alcohol.

That's not fair!

Posted by: Gender Studies Major Of Gor at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (I2/tG)

151
OT, PSA.

I'm spreading awareness. Left Ventricular Noncompaction. You're born with it, it's invisible, you don't know what it feels like to be healthy so you push through it, and suddenly it catches up with you and kills you at the age of 25.

Get a cardiac workup for yourself or your loved one if you or they have a bunch of seemingly unrelated and unresolved health issues.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (13CQC)

152 Fran Liebowitz was lesbian before it was trendy.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (Sq5z0)

153

Jeff Purvis considers himself a recovering racist. He subscribes to the theory that just as an alcoholic is never cured, a racist is never absent of bigotry. But he also believes one has the capacity to acknowledge and control their weaknesses.

Purvis believes that because the blood of racists flows through him, he too is racist. His ancestors have passed. But he said he feels the weight of the stories, stories of bigotry, that he's heard them tell over the years.

https://outline.com/arWf2t
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:46 PM (aKsyK)


What an asswipe.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (TdMsT)

154 Different JB.
Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 10:47 PM (2DOZq)

Thanks

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (3hr5B)

155 "We are all morally conflicted human beings." Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Wut? Even the shirtlifters?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (KFtuK)

156 Purvis believes that because the blood of racists flows through him, he too is racist.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:46 PM (aKsyK)

Rad. If we're going with blood purity theories, can we recite the 965 page opus decrying NAMs? Get some water, we're gonna be here a while.

Posted by: trev006 at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (SEr2U)

157 Jeff... Purvis believes that because the blood of racists flows through him, he too is racist. His ancestors have passed. But he said he feels the weight of the stories, stories of bigotry, that he's heard them tell over the years.

https://outline.com/arWf2t
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:46 PM (aKsyK)


If he were virtue signalling any more you could see him from Pluto.

Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (aS1PU)

158
What's the typical time between a TV series finale and when people stop talking about it?
Posted by: FireHorse


They're still talking about the finale of M*A*S*H

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (aKsyK)

159 Me are a muslim and is smart.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (pw+jk)

160 Good God, I was the leading commentator?

Now I'm alarmed.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (KFtuK)

161 148 Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (TdMsT)

I think my astigmatism is screwing up my night vision, I still see rays of light emanating from point source lights (like headlights), but I feel safe driving! Hope yours will work out even better!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (3hr5B)


{{{Hrothgar!}}}

I'm hoping it will get better when my eyes are completely healed.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (TdMsT)

162 well, I'm calling it a night but just remember, the 2nd Amendment guarantees a right to abortion on demand. Hold it up to the mirror during the full moon and you'll see it if you want to. Moochelle said so, I think, although I could be wrong.

Posted by: mallfly the Peach of Hoboken at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (ZqRa6)

163 Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:48 PM (13CQC)

So if you've made it past 25 you're good to go?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (3hr5B)

164 It's why I very rarely go out at night.

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM


I only feed at night...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (CLcKT)

165 "We are all morally conflicted human beings." Mayor Pete Buttigieg


Ok, Mayor Buttplug-what are your personal moral conflicts?

At least 15 pages, single spaced, due by Tuesday 10 AM

Posted by: Miklos, preparing to use the red pen at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (QzkSJ)

166 Funny sign MIsHum. I have to wonder if they are eating something else, like, say, watermelon, would that be a bannable offense?

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (IDhUW)

167 It's why I very rarely go out at night.
Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:44 PM

I only feed at night...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (CLcKT)


...mostly.

Posted by: Newt at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (t+qrx)

168 "The fish jokes continue to write themselves."
Warning: I'm going to sound like a pissy feminist now.
I can't tell you how many women have been traumatized by hearing boys/men joke about fishy vaginas. This is why so many of us fell for the bullshit advertising that assured us of the need to vaginal sprays and douches, and the resulting paranoia over oral sex. Plenty of boomer women feel so uncomfortable with the idea that a man might be offended by their scent that they either decline oral sex or suffer through it, imaging that the man is "tolerating" their scent. And this hasn't changed for millennial women either, apparently.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (NMAzL)

169 158
What's the typical time between a TV series finale and when people stop talking about it?
Posted by: FireHorse

They're still talking about the finale of M*A*S*H
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (aKsyK


I think people had a lot less distractions back then. Today, people have the attention span of a gnat on cocaine.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (pUDQf)

170 May Liebowitz live long enough to see Trump destroy her entire world.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (oVJmc)

171
Is this the James Baker that was a multigenerational NWO Bush advisor?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

=====

You can find the fish-lipped fop on various MSNBC YouTube videos. He's using any and every venue to signal to Barr that what with his weak ankles and such he's not a good candidate for prison.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (13CQC)

172 re 152: she looked like a guy in drag before it was trendy.

Posted by: mallfly the Peach of Hoboken at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (ZqRa6)

173 I'm hoping it will get better when my eyes are completely healed.
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (TdMsT)

{{{Ladyl}}}

Best wishes for you, it takes a while to stabilize!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (3hr5B)

174 Alveda King, MLK Jr.'s niece is quoted at the top of Breitbart right now. God bless her.

She's an excellent spokesperson to join in the abortion 'conversation.' people might hesitate a bit longer to call her racist just because they disagree with her.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:53 PM (xIKXj)

175
Ok, Mayor Buttplug-what are your personal moral conflicts?

At least 15 pages, single spaced, due by Tuesday 10 AM
Posted by: Miklos, preparing to use the red pen at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (QzkSJ)


And show your work.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:53 PM (TdMsT)

176
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (NMAzL)

======

Bravo, my dear.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:53 PM (13CQC)

177 Many years ago I helped my mom experiment making some weird kind of plastic jewelry that you baked in the oven. It was hideous. For some reason I saved the pieces we made and put them in a garage sale. People were fighting over them.
---

I made that stuff too!

However, I think I ended up throwing it out. It was... IDK, weird.


Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 10:54 PM (sktRI)

178 Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://tinyurl.com/y6679rrn

https://tinyurl.com/y4wta9e7

https://tinyurl.com/yxh9ao49

https://tinyurl.com/y4g4muk9

https://tinyurl.com/y38bvon5

Posted by: kbdabear at May 19, 2019 10:54 PM (0Ntuf)

179
Best wishes for you, it takes a while to stabilize!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (3hr5B)


That is good to know.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:54 PM (TdMsT)

180 Funny sign MIsHum. I have to wonder if they are eating something else, like, say, watermelon, would that be a bannable offense?
Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (IDhUW)

If you're white and eating watermelon or fried chicken, I think you are up for yet another charge!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (3hr5B)

181 WAIT, HOLD ON.

Are people telling me that pussy has a particular smell?!?!?

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (pw+jk)

182 May Liebowitz live long enough to see Trump destroy her entire world.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (oVJmc)


Thanks. That's a beautiful sentiment to end the weekend with.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (t+qrx)

183 People at work: "Bla bla blah, the War of the Five Kings, . . . "

Me: "And then Melchizidek appeared out of nowhere!"

People at work: ". . . huh?"

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (ta49A)

184

I made that stuff too!

However, I think I ended up throwing it out. It was... IDK, weird.


Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 10:54 PM (sktRI)


I can't remember what it was called. " Shrink Art?"

My mom was testing it for use in the classroom.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (TdMsT)

185 Jeff Purvis believes that because the blood of racists flows through him, he too is racist. His ancestors have passed. But he said he feels the weight of the stories, stories of bigotry, that he's heard them tell over the years.


No he doesn't. He feels a heady thrill of wielding Grievance as a weapon against his enemies.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (1vn8j)

186 More Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://tinyurl.com/y3pln8z7

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Posted by: kbdabear at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (0Ntuf)

187 Sad story about the kid shot over vape juice. Killed for nothing but a handful of green paper.

I'd like to spit some vape juice in that dude's eye,
And shoot 'em with my Ol' 45.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (oFlMR)

188 If you're white and eating watermelon or fried chicken, I think you are up for yet another charge!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (3hr5B)

You guys are making me mad hungry.

Posted by: trev006 at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (SEr2U)

189 168. hmm...this is the first I'm hearing of this cooch odor anxiety.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (Sq5z0)

190 Jeff Purvis considers himself a recovering racist. He subscribes to the theory that just as an alcoholic is never cured, a racist is never absent of bigotry. But he also believes one has the capacity to acknowledge and control their weaknesses.
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Jeff Purvis has a problem, but it 's not racism, actually I take that back, he may very well be racist, but that is not his biggest problem. His biggest problem is his refusal to take responsibility for his thoughts and actions.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (IDhUW)

191 Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (NMAzL)


Totally get that. I would never say that to a woman I was with. Mostly because of manners but partly because I was pretty stocked to have access to a vagina. Lol.

But there were some girls that obviously had some medical issues going on down there and needed some help. That was something I encountered twice before. And I suffered through it so as not to emotionally scar the girl. It was bad though. But it happens.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (pUDQf)

192

https://outline.com/arWf2t
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:46 PM (aKsyK)

If he were virtue signalling any more you could see him from Pluto.
Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 10:49 PM (aS1PU)


Or Uranus

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (aA3+G)

193
I think people had a lot less distractions back then. Today, people have the attention span of a gnat on cocaine.
Posted by: AlaBAMA

======

We're also flooded with content these days. Back then, some insane percentage of eyeballs could be fastened on the final episode of MASH. Nowadays, there are so many shows and channels available, I'm amazed anyone can get backing to produce them.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (13CQC)

194 182 May Liebowitz live long enough to see Trump destroy her entire world.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (oVJmc)

Thanks. That's a beautiful sentiment to end the weekend with.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (t+qrx)



Pure poetry.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:56 PM (TdMsT)

195 Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:53 PM (xIKXj)

She is quite the rational spokesperson for a lot of ethical dilemmas!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:57 PM (3hr5B)

196 I was too late to get in on the GOT thread, so I have to leave this here.

"I know you don't care about your people . . ."

https://youtu.be/eVyxnMM3ldc

Posted by: Kindltot at May 19, 2019 10:57 PM (KTmSx)

197 Thank you, Blonde Morticia!
{{{Ladyl}}}
I apologize for being such a shit that I didn't even call to check on you. Time just got away from me, with yard work and such. Hoping for a speedy recovery for you. We have to catch up soon!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 10:58 PM (NMAzL)

198 May Liebowitz live long enough to see Trump destroy her entire world.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (oVJmc)

===
Preach it brother!

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 10:58 PM (pw+jk)

199 If you're white and eating watermelon or fried chicken, I think you are up for yet another charge!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar



I had BBQ for dinner. Especially since it was cooked by a Black guy, I should probably just surrender myself at the Sheriff's Office in the morning.

Posted by: Miklos, having had his last meal at May 19, 2019 10:58 PM (QzkSJ)

200 168 "The fish jokes continue to write themselves."
Warning: I'm going to sound like a pissy feminist now.
I can't tell you how many women have been traumatized by hearing boys/men joke about fishy vaginas. This is why so many of us fell for the bullshit advertising that assured us of the need to vaginal sprays and douches, and the resulting paranoia over oral sex. Plenty of boomer women feel so uncomfortable with the idea that a man might be offended by their scent that they either decline oral sex or suffer through it, imaging that the man is "tolerating" their scent. And this hasn't changed for millennial women either, apparently.
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (NMAzL)



***Waving to Miley***

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:58 PM (TdMsT)

201 "We are all morally conflicted human beings." Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

In his mind, he's saying, "Yeah, maybe I have a few flaws, but all of you, and all of those proto-Nazi Founding Fathers, including Thomas Jefferson, are much more terribly and irredeemably flawed than me!"

Posted by: Gref at May 19, 2019 10:59 PM (AMIL/)

202 >>You can find the fish-lipped fop on various MSNBC YouTube videos. He's using any and every venue to signal to Barr that what with his weak ankles and such he's not a good candidate for prison.

You're an excellent candidate for more cursing. Just to spice things up a bit.

This scam deserves more motherfucker and asshole.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 10:59 PM (/tuJf)

203

Fran Liebowitz can pound kraut

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 10:59 PM (aKsyK)

204 172. YASS

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 10:59 PM (Sq5z0)

205 Thanks for the ONT.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (ycWCI)

206
May Liebowitz live long enough to see Trump destroy her entire world.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles

======

That's what I want for the Climate Changers and Green Nude Eelers. They spend their days with intimations of doom, and then wake up in 2030 with nary a disaster in sight. "Where's that apocalypse you promised me?" I mean to ask them.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (13CQC)

207 Amash in effect announced that he will not seek re-election today.

He could noeversurvive a GOP primary now. No "but if..." to it. He won't even try it. He's done.

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (Cssks)

208 Miley--I will be around in the afternoon for the next couple of days.

Of course, I have you-know-what in the mornings.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (TdMsT)

209 Posted by: Gref at May 19, 2019 10:59 PM (AMIL/)

All of YOU should be ashamed of yourselves!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (3hr5B)

210
Well, I see that Justin Amash (R-China) has called for Trump's impeachment. He's the first Republican to do so. Hopefully the last.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (NMAzL)

211 I LOVE not working!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 10:35 PM (TdMsT)

Me too. Poverty isn't fun, but all of that freedom!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (NMAzL)

212 either decline oral sex or suffer through it


People shouldn't be putting their mouths on waste holes anyway.

Reprobate culture.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (oFlMR)

213 "We are all morally conflicted human beings." Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

But I'm absolved, because I engage in anal sex.

Posted by: Clueless Jerk of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (I2/tG)

214 Amash is from Michigan. So he's not actually republican nor in danger of not being re-elected.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (pUDQf)

215 Of course, I have you-know-what in the mornings.
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (TdMsT)


Waffles?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (t+qrx)

216 Amash in effect announced that he will not seek re-election today.

He could noeversurvive a GOP primary now. No "but if..." to it. He won't even try it. He's done.
Posted by: mnw

So...Joe Scarborough is going to divorce Mika to make room?

Posted by: Miklos, not my cuppa Joe at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (QzkSJ)

217 180 Funny sign MIsHum. I have to wonder if they are eating something else, like, say, watermelon, would that be a bannable offense?
Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 10:51 PM (IDhUW)

If you're white and eating watermelon or fried chicken, I think you are up for yet another charge!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 10:55 PM (3hr5B)

I just refuse to keep track of these offenses and enjoy my food, usually while dressed and indoors, but I could be persuaded if the right opportunity presented itself.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (IDhUW)

218
Me too. Poverty isn't fun, but all of that freedom!
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (NMAzL)


Freedom is very expensive, but well worth it.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (TdMsT)

219 Over at Weasel Zippers, there's a video of Biden hugging his wife.


She is not comfortable, to say the least.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (sktRI)

220 You know the only women that complain about smelling like fish boat... are because they have have fish boat.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 11:03 PM (pw+jk)

221 Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (3hr5B)


I got over it
Quite some time ago

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:03 PM (aA3+G)

222 213

one of the reasons I like The Liberty Daily is how they call people like butt gig sodomites.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:03 PM (xIKXj)

223 Eric Clapton held a party at his Surrey house celebrating his recent marriage to Patti Boyd. Clapton had set-up a small stage in the garden and as the evening progressed, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ended up jamming together
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Weirdly, Clapton had stolen Boyd from Harrison.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM (CDGwz)

224 Pud odor is not unique to women. One morning I walked into life class and the whole studio reeked of the male model's ballsack funk. Dude, powerwash that thing!

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM (Sq5z0)

225 Waffles?
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (t+qrx)



Not unless they're gluten free.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM (TdMsT)

226 Me too. Poverty isn't fun, but all of that freedom!
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (NMAzL)

Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM (aS1PU)

227 Miley--I will be around in the afternoon for the next couple of days.



Of course, I have you-know-what in the mornings.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (TdMsT)
Oral sex?

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (NMAzL)

228 Enjoy the night good people, I'm done. The morrow will arrive all too soon!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (3hr5B)

229 shit

Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (aS1PU)

230 You know the only women that complain about smelling like fish boat... are because they have have fish boat.
Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable

I work the Banana Boat.

Tally me banana, oh yes.

Posted by: Harry Belafonte at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (QzkSJ)

231 >>>Freedom is very expensive, but well worth it.


You sure you aren't a divorce attorney LadyL?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (aA3+G)

232 ADH" is acetylaldehyde dehydrogenase...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 10:16 PM (CLcKT)

Nope. It is alcohol dehydrogenase. It converts ethanol to an aldehyde.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (wYseH)

233 Amash is from Michigan. So he's not actually republican nor in danger of not being re-elected.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:02 PM (pUDQf)


Other side of the state, though. West Michigan is generally more conservative, or at least it used to be.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (t+qrx)

234 They spend their days with intimations of doom, and then wake up in 2030 with nary a disaster in sight.

Doesn't matter - they've been predicting environmental apocalypse for fifty years now, and the rubes still haven't caught on.

Everyone will forget about this prediction, and then they will come out with a new prediction in 2025 that the world will end in 2035, unless you turn all wealth, power, and control over to the government.

Posted by: Climate Scientist of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (I2/tG)

235 224 Pud odor is not unique to women. One morning I walked into life class and the whole studio reeked of the male model's ballsack funk. Dude, powerwash that thing!
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM (Sq5z0)


I think I just lost my appetite. For good.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (TdMsT)

236 Over at Weasel Zippers, there's a video of Biden hugging his wife.

I didn't even know that Weasel Zippers was married.

Posted by: mikeyG at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (LL1Be)

237
1. Since when are the Saudis "buddies" with President Trump?
2. If the President Trump and the Saudis are 'buddies,' then why would the Saudis do the American Left, whom we can presume are not their buddies, a favor and do harm to President Trump?

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (aTDlz)

238 "We are all morally conflicted human beings." Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
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As opposed to morally confused, which is Buttrig's problem.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (CDGwz)

239 I hope to retire before I hit 60. I'm fortunate, only in regard to retirement, that I don't have a family I have to support. I have some regrets that I don't. But it will be nice waking up when I want and not having anyone to answer to.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (2DOZq)

240 208 Of course, I have you-know-what in the mornings.
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (TdMsT)


If it's French Toast with syrup, don't tell CBD.

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (ed8K1)

241 I didn't even know that Weasel Zippers was married.

--

OK, let me rephrase that.

There is a video of Biden hugging Biden's wife (IDK, Jill?) and she reacts badly.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (sktRI)

242 They spend their days with intimations of doom, and then wake up in 2030 with nary a disaster in sight. "Where's that apocalypse you promised me?" I mean to ask them.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia
________

I tried that -- "But 2007 was supposed to be the most devastating hurricane season ever. That was the prediction, in it didn't come to pass. So you're tight: Global Warming isn't a theory. It doesn't meet the standards of a theory."

Their response: "No one ever said that."

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (ta49A)

243 Do men have pud deodorant?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (Sq5z0)

244 Over at Weasel Zippers, there's a video of Biden hugging his wife.

I didn't even know that Weasel Zippers was married.

Posted by: mikeyG
------------

This why I enjoy this place.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (CDGwz)

245 Ever since I read Faulkner's "Light in August," i have dreaded becoming an older woman who didn't smell good anymore.

one of my ex-husbands once compared my scent, when I was in my twenties(!) disparagingly, to my young daughter's.

she was 9. *shudders*

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (xIKXj)

246 I think I just lost my appetite. For good.
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (TdMsT)


So you're not gonna finish those waffles then?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (t+qrx)

247 >> People shouldn't be putting their mouths on waste
>>holes anyway.


So, you'd turn down a blow job from Yanet Garcia then, I take it.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (NMAzL)

248 Other side of the state, though. West Michigan is generally more conservative, or at least it used to be.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM (t+qrx


I was thinking the other day that Trump's ace in the hole will be Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Since Trump has brought back manufacturing jobs and ended the war on coal, attacked cheap Chinese steel, etc etc, those union folks must realize who's put bread back on their table.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (pUDQf)

249 Pud odor is not unique to women. One morning I walked into life class
and the whole studio reeked of the male model's ballsack funk. Dude,
powerwash that thing!

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM (Sq5z0)



Our life models looked like they were indifferent to hygiene, but at least they didn't reek.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (NMAzL)

250 Do men have pud deodorant?
Posted by: kallisto

Pudding cups.

In a pinch.

Posted by: Highly Hygienic Miklos at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (QzkSJ)

251 Do men have pud deodorant?

AXE.
The cure is worse than the disease.

Posted by: mikeyG at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (LL1Be)

252
There is a video of Biden hugging Biden's wife (IDK, Jill?) and she reacts badly.
Posted by: shibumi
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Probably forgot to say "Doctor, may I?"

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:09 PM (CDGwz)

253 Woof.

Posted by: Elizabeth at May 19, 2019 11:10 PM (4knXT)

254 Pud odor is not unique to women. One morning I
walked into life class and the whole studio reeked of the male model's
ballsack funk. Dude, powerwash that thing!

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:04 PM




Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:10 PM (CLcKT)

255 But 2007 was supposed to be the most devastating hurricane season ever. That was the prediction, in it didn't come to pass.

The oceans will be dead by 1979.

Posted by: Environmentalist of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:10 PM (I2/tG)

256 243 Do men have pud deodorant?
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (Sq5z0


It's called soap.

Or Axe body spray if you're younger than 18.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:10 PM (pUDQf)

257 What was the first TV series to have an actual finale, rather than merely a last episode?

Measure from there and you'll know how long the discussion lasts.

Posted by: Weak Geek at May 19, 2019 11:11 PM (QhEQi)

258 245 one of my ex-husbands once compared my scent, when I was in my twenties(!) disparagingly, to my young daughter's.

she was 9. *shudders*
Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (xIKXj)


Wut.

I guess that explains the "ex" part.

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 11:11 PM (ed8K1)

259
Do men have pud deodorant?
Posted by: kallisto


I used Axe.

Posted by: Caitlyn Jenner at May 19, 2019 11:11 PM (aKsyK)

260
Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (xIKXj


WTF. WTF?!!?

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:12 PM (pUDQf)

261 It's called soap.

Or Axe body spray if you're younger than 18.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:10 PM (pUDQf)


I continue to aver that if you've never showered with Dr. Bronner's peppermint liquid soap, toweled off, and then dusted the undercarriage with Gold Bond powder, then you're missing out on what it feels like to slip the surly bonds of earth to teabag a snowman.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:12 PM (t+qrx)

262 Two more weeks to sweet freedom for me. I'm not retiring but will take a break and start my new job June 25 th.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 11:12 PM (IDhUW)

263
This is what I mean when I repeatedly say the Left Does Not Believe Anything They Say.

In Farn Leebowitz's short Fatwa Missive to angry leftist viewers clamoring for blood, she tells several lies, all which happen to contradict each other. Lie #1: Kashoogi was a 'journalist.' Lie #2 and #3: Kashoogi was killed for Trump by his 'buddies' the Saudis.

But her point is clear: Someone out there, anyone, please do harm to President Trump.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (aTDlz)

264 Reminds me of High School gym where guys would lather on the Brute instead of taking showers . The smell of Brute and BO is a permanent bad memory,

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (2DOZq)

265 235. You're welcome! Wait...it was grammie w. who needs to lose five pounds before Cancun...Never mind!

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (Sq5z0)

266 By 1985 enough millions will have died to reduce the earth's population to some acceptable level, like 1.5 billion people.

Posted by: Paul R. Ehrlich of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (I2/tG)

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (t+qrx)

268 Dr Bronner's soap is not for washing. It's for reading the schizophrenic word salad on the wrapper.

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (ed8K1)

269 I continue to aver that if you've never showered with Dr. Bronner's peppermint liquid soap, toweled off, and then dusted the undercarriage with Gold Bond powder, then you're missing out on what it feels like to slip the surly bonds of earth to teabag a snowman.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:12 PM (t+qrx


It's poetry like this that keeps me coming back here.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (pUDQf)

270
Nice fuckup, there, ah Soothie.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (aTDlz)

271 #98 Posted by: Mayor Pete: Buttplug

Well... that was unpleasant.

Yknow, I didn't give much thought to what guys did with guys, in my youthful, naive, Playboy-fueled girl-hunting days, but I guess I always just presumed homo guys' main thing was orality. I liked BJs, so I could sorta get it. (But, I did wonder, aren't girls' throats, you know, different than men's? No Eve's Apple. Well, that's all beside the point.)

I wish I had not been subsequently enlightened about the male homo culture's emphasis on (and dire consequences of) male anality. One relatively recent article linked by Ann Barnhardt expanded that knowledge in ways I really didn't need. Like zombie's Fulsom(?) Street pictorial.
_____

Daughter (who had just that day heard the "preferred" pronunciation for Buttigiegegi's name, to my uber-lib older sister who was gushing about the soyboy: "You know why he won't ever be elected President, don't you? It's because his name starts with 'Butt.'"

Irate lib aunt: "It's because he's gay."

Daughter resisted further provocation better than I would have. "Yeah, Butt plus gay. That's a pretty devastating combination."

Why we don't talk politics at my mom's house.

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (ECLlc)

272 I use roundup.

Posted by: Rosie O'Donnell at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (4knXT)

273 splunge and alabama, yes. he was horrible.

I'm pretty sure he still lives only to suffer . . .

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (xIKXj)

274 259
Do men have pud deodorant?
Posted by: kallisto

I used Axe.
Posted by: Caitlyn Jenner at May 19, 2019 11:11 PM (aKsyK)

Not a fillet knife?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (aA3+G)

275 In ten years [i.e., 1980] all important animal life in the sea will be extinct. Large areas of coastline will have to be evacuated because of the stench of dead fish.

Posted by: Paul R. Ehrlich of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (I2/tG)

276
263:

Come to me. Put that purty mouf on my waste hole.

Posted by: The Barrel at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (NMAzL)

277 Mmm. Late night barrel is always smelly too.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (pUDQf)

278 Dr Bronner's soap is not for washing. It's for reading the schizophrenic word salad on the wrapper.
Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (ed8K1)


I thought it was tooth paste too.

Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 11:15 PM (aS1PU)

279 This is what I mean when I repeatedly say the Left Does Not Believe Anything They Say.

Posted by: Soothsayer
________

Everything they say is a boldface lie?

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 11:15 PM (ta49A)

280
"Fake News and [especially] Twitter is a platform for Leftist Fatwas to be issued by Leftist Imams to the leftist jihadis 'following' and viewing them."
-- Shih Tzu

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (aTDlz)

281 Daughter (who had just that day heard the "preferred" pronunciation for Buttigiegegi's name, to my uber-lib older sister who was gushing about the soyboy: "You know why he won't ever be elected President, don't you? It's because his name starts with 'Butt.'"


Irate lib aunt: "It's because he's gay."


Daughter resisted further provocation better than I would have. "Yeah, Butt plus gay. That's a pretty devastating combination."


Why we don't talk politics at my mom's house

--

Actually, I concur with your daughter.

The man is gay and his name is butt gig. Come on. The jokes write themselves.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (sktRI)

282 I love Paul Erhlich. He's living proof that you can be the biggest fucking idiot in all of science and still get gigs as an expert commentator on CNN.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (4knXT)

283 236 mikeyG

Threadwinner.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (u82oZ)

284 @184 --

Do you mean Shrinky-Dinks?

You colored the design on the acetate sheet, then put it in the miniature oven. The cutout shrank and thickened, and the colors improved to an eye-popping brightness.

Posted by: Weak Geek at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (QhEQi)

285 People shouldn't be putting their mouths on waste
>>holes anyway.
..

Shut your mouf!

Posted by: Butt-gig at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (MAstk)

286 {{{Booknlass}}} What a horrible thing to say!
I figure I'll let the problems of old age wait until they get here, and enjoy life meanwhile.
Doing yard work at Publius' place had done me a lot of good. My left shoulder, which has been intermittently painful for the past two years has actually improved - I can now reach the middle of my back when I need to scratch an itch. Seems like a small thing, but it really isn't.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (NMAzL)

287
Everything they say is a boldface lie?


Everything, grasshopper.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (aTDlz)

288 255 But 2007 was supposed to be the most devastating hurricane season ever. That was the prediction, in it didn't come to pass.

The oceans will be dead by 1979.
Posted by: Environmentalist of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:10 PM (I2/tG)

I guess we are all living in mass delusions, having survived the hurricanes and now living the dead oceans, just pretending they are alive.

No wonder a significant proportion of our population is insane.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 19, 2019 11:17 PM (IDhUW)

289 "I am of the opinion that the alimentary canal should not be used for anything other than its intended purpose.. "

So said some past Surgeon General .

Makes sense to me.

Posted by: Pete Seria at May 19, 2019 11:17 PM (WETLn)

290 Soothie

Nice way to man up

The barrel will be kind

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (aA3+G)

291 254. imagine how all of us young artists felt, we were in a hostage situation...and we still had to draw that fool. Thank God there was no Smell-A-Vision.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (Sq5z0)

292

You sure you aren't a divorce attorney LadyL?
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (aA3+G)


I can't stop laughing.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (TdMsT)

293 I've never heard of this Bronner fellow, so I'm picturing Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner from the Ohio Players.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (ta49A)

294 Dr Bronner's soap is not for washing. It's for reading the schizophrenic word salad on the wrapper.
Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 11:13 PM (ed8K1)

I thought it was tooth paste too.
Posted by: DR.WTF at May 19, 2019 11:15 PM (aS1PU)


I've used it as laundry detergent while I was waiting a week for my car to get shipped from Hawaii. It's not a very good one, but it's all I had and I didn't feel like leaving the motel to get some.

Mom asked why the hell I used Dr. Bronner's for laundry detergent and told her "because I was at a Travlodge in Torrance" and she just dropped it. It was that day that I learned that anything can be explained away by saying "I was in a Travelodge in Torrance".

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (t+qrx)

295 So...Amash has finally crossed the line into idiocy.
Too bad, I liked him at first - a little weird, but theoretically principled. But now, I have no clue *what* he stands for. Any objective person can see that Donny Two Scoops has been set up, and that he loves this country.
Too bad I cannot vote him out (Huizenga is my rep in the district next door).
Fuck Amash.

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 19, 2019 11:19 PM (ufFY8)

296
Do you mean Shrinky-Dinks?


You colored the design on the acetate sheet, then put it in the miniature oven. The cutout shrank and thickened, and the colors improved to an eye-popping brightness.
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No, not Shrinky Dinks. IIRC, the stuff I worked with came in colored sheets; you could cut it, bake it and it would then harden.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:19 PM (sktRI)

297 Mmm. Late night barrel is always smelly too.
Posted by: AlaBAMA

They're supposed to bring you a moist towelette every 8 hours.

Posted by: Miklos, checking the Policy Manual at May 19, 2019 11:19 PM (QzkSJ)

298 Ever since I read Faulkner's "Light in August," i have dreaded becoming an older woman who didn't smell good anymore.
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Pretty sure there was a study done which determined that 'old people's smell' is less offensive than younger and middle-aged men smell.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:19 PM (CDGwz)

299 Miley, my friend

thank you for acknowledging the 'gorey detail.' that helps me so much.

I'm glad to hear you're feeling stronger and less pained. Publius is fortunate you're there, and you're blessed by him, too!

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:19 PM (xIKXj)

300 Nope. It is alcohol dehydrogenase. It converts ethanol to an aldehyde.



Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM


I sit corrected...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:21 PM (CLcKT)

301 Everything they say is a boldface lie?


Everything, grasshopper.
Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (aTDlz)


When you're in the barrel, everything goes over your head.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:21 PM (LMcFk)

302 272. lolol

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:22 PM (Sq5z0)

303 Mike, I've become such a hermit, I doubt anyone will ever be close enough to me again.

I fear this, really.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:22 PM (xIKXj)

304 I've never heard of this Bronner fellow, so I'm picturing Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner from the Ohio Players.

https://tinyurl.com/nqtdepw

Posted by: Funk of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:23 PM (I2/tG)

305 My first thought upon hitting the "Post" button on #301 was, Sh*t, did I close the italics?

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:23 PM (LMcFk)

306
Yep, I've really put Miley to work. One day soon, I'm gonna teach her to drive the tractors.

I'm gonna let her drive the 7710 with the 15' bush hog when I go over to this 20 acre patch up a few miles this week.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:23 PM (NMAzL)

307 When it comes to Jefferson...

I can't get past the fact that "the Jefferson Bible" is utterly, utterly retarded.

It's like taking classic Yes songs, chopping them down to 4 minutes, replacing the high-pitched vocals, and cutting out all the keyboard solos because you wish they Bob Seger songs. If that's what you want, then go buy a Bob Seger album.

If Jefferson wishes the Bible was different, then go read a different book.

It's truly the act of an idiot.

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:24 PM (3jjxb)

308 But 2007 was supposed to be the most devastating hurricane season ever. That was the prediction, in it didn't come to pass.
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Almost every season they predict a record number of hurricanes.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:24 PM (CDGwz)

309
Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:00 PM (TdMsT)
Oral sex?
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (NMAzL)



Ha!

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:24 PM (TdMsT)

310 Mullah Miklos #111:
Even Allah only has 99 names.

Never saw that one on the sockpuppet list. Must be on some other blog.

Pilgrim: "By what name shall I call you?"
Redneck God: "Alla"
Pilgrim: "Allah?"
Redneck God: "No, no. Alla th' names. Har!"

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 19, 2019 11:25 PM (ECLlc)

311 Average Guy, how is your sweet little puppy?,

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:26 PM (aA3+G)

312

Do you mean Shrinky-Dinks?

You colored the design on the acetate sheet, then put it in the miniature oven. The cutout shrank and thickened, and the colors improved to an eye-popping brightness.
Posted by: Weak Geek at May 19, 2019 11:16 PM (QhEQi)


I think our kit was called Shrink Art.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (TdMsT)

313
I don't get it. How could the bold tag be open but just for what's inside the box? Italics don't do that.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (aTDlz)

314 Hi y'all!

Ladyl.......when are going to be in Colorado?

Posted by: westminsterdogshow at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (/UQ/R)

315 303 Mike, I've become such a hermit, I doubt anyone will ever be close enough to me again.

I fear this, really.
Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:22 PM (xIKXj


Most people share the same fear. But thankfully, the answer to the problem lies right outside your front door. .

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (pUDQf)

316 So, you'd turn down a blow job from Yanet Garcia then, I take it.

Not sure who that is.

I shall look her up.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (oFlMR)

317 "We are all morally conflicted human beings."

Spare us the sanctimony, Preachy Pete. Are you in the standing or kneeling half of the congregation?

What an actual cockholster.

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (OoFsM)

318 Come to me. Put that purty mouf on my waste hole.

Posted by: The Barrel at May 19, 2019 11:14 PM (NMAzL)

You make me laugh long time!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:28 PM (NMAzL)

319 313
I don't get it. How could the bold tag be open but just for what's inside the box? Italics don't do that.
Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (a

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Quantum physics. It's complicated.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 11:28 PM (4knXT)

320 Almost every season they predict a record number of hurricanes.

This has had real effects in Britain - every year, the Met Office (weather bureau) predicts a record-creakingly hot summer, which then doesn't happen.

Hopefully farmers and other types dependent on the weather have stopped paying attention to those forecasts.

Posted by: Meterologist of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:28 PM (I2/tG)

321 314 Hi y'all!

Ladyl.......when are going to be in Colorado?
Posted by: westminsterdogshow at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (/UQ/R)


The 5th through the 9th of June.

Posted by: Ladyl at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (TdMsT)

322

God replied when Moses asked the burning bush "Who are you?" with "I am who I am".

Rudy Rucker used that to riff on Infinity, self-reference, Cantor, and Godel.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (NMAzL)

323 Thanks MH,

She's back to herself. We were worried because she was just so uncharacteristically lethargic, and she had a fever. Probably didn't have to take her to the emergency vet, but of course we were worried, and she wasn't drinking so we just wanted to be safe. $400 but worth it, I guess...

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (LMcFk)

324 one of the few places on the net where you can discuss "junk stink." damn.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (KP5rU)

325 The barrel will be kind

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (aA3+G)

We need to have a tete a tete.

Posted by: The Barrel, sans merci at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (NMAzL)

326 So there's a Waco documentary on which I shouldn't watch because of my blood pressure, but they just showed Joe Biden being all righteous about how the government couldn't possibly have been in the wrong.

Fuck him a lot.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 11:30 PM (fuK7c)

327 324 one of the few places on the net where you can discuss "junk stink." damn.
Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (KP5rU

No way I'm looking it up on DuckDuckGo, but I'm betting there is a website.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:30 PM (pUDQf)

328 I used Axe.

Posted by: Caitlyn Jenner at May 19, 2019 11:11 PM (aKsyK)


A bit crude, but go for it. I would think a scalpel in a professional's hands would be a better choice, though.

Posted by: RickZ at May 19, 2019 11:31 PM (Y8PSl)

329
God replied when Moses asked the burning bush "Who are you?" with "I am who I am".

Popeye!

Posted by: Caitlyn Jenner at May 19, 2019 11:31 PM (aKsyK)

330

Gym Time with Yanet Garcia:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQGpM1qcWTc

That damned music just don't work, though.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:31 PM (NMAzL)

331 Alabama, your words help. I know I should go do something, but I always talk my self out of it.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:31 PM (xIKXj)

332 how the government couldn't possibly have been in the wrong.

Remember - the government had to assault the compound and kill all those kids, because the Federal agents outside the compound were getting tired, so obviously they had to end the siege.

Posted by: War Crimes of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:32 PM (I2/tG)

333 319 313
I don't get it. How could the bold tag be open but just for what's inside the box? Italics don't do that.
Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:27 PM (a

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Quantum physics. It's complicated.
Posted by: Cicero
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I can explain it.

Posted by: Schrodinger at May 19, 2019 11:32 PM (CDGwz)

334 Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:29 PM (LMcFk)

It was worth every penny
I'm happy she has improved!

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 19, 2019 11:33 PM (aA3+G)

335
I can explain it.
Posted by: Schrodinger at May 19, 2019 11:32 PM (CDGwz)

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Your cat is dead.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 11:33 PM (4knXT)

336 booknlass #134:
mindful webworker... were you a '70s pop star, btw?

I'll take "questions I never imagined I'd be asked," for $200, Alex.

Checks with Ghostbusters.

"Um, yes, yes I was."

https://youtu.be/DQjcbFKxxXg?t=653

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 19, 2019 11:33 PM (ECLlc)

337 I accept full responsibility, by which I mean that there will be absolutely no accountability for my actions.

Posted by: Janet Reno of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:33 PM (I2/tG)

338 326 So there's a Waco documentary on which I shouldn't watch because of my blood pressure, but they just showed Joe Biden being all righteous about how the government couldn't possibly have been in the wrong.

Fuck him a lot.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 11:30 PM (fuK7c)

That's the great thing about Biden winning the nom. Reels and reels of him saying stupid stuff and taking the wrong side of a position.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:34 PM (pUDQf)

339 Gym Time with Yanet Garcia:

Posted by: publius
________

She's a bad, bad missus in them skin tight britches.

Posted by: FireHorse, on behalf of the departed Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (ta49A)

340 "Mr. Winterbourne's father walked with her at one time," said old Timothy Tangs. "But Mr. Melbury won her."

"She was a child of a woman, and would cry like rain if so be he huffed her."

this is what I just read from my book by Thomas Hardy.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (xIKXj)

341 Axe men's cologne has convinced me of the existence of the Illuminati. That shit could only have been concocted in one of their Mad Scientist Labs.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (Sq5z0)

342 I'm glad to hear you're feeling stronger and less pained. Publius is fortunate you're there, and you're blessed by him, too!

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:19 PM (xIKXj)

I'm beginning my stint as a farm wife rather late in life, but what little work I perform is really good for me. And so is he. I think we'll make a good team. His parents are so nice, and his mother is the sweetest lady you'd ever want to meet. I do have luck with in-laws.
Publius just informed me that I'll be driving the tractor this week!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (NMAzL)

343 That's the great thing about Biden winning the nom. Reels and reels of him saying stupid stuff and taking the wrong side of a position.


That's a plausible upside. Still, fuck him.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (fuK7c)

344 "ballsack funk". Was that an Erasure cover of a James Gang song?

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (OoFsM)

345 Janet Reno was a man trapped in a man's body, dressed like a man thinking of someday possibly dressing like a woman.

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:36 PM (3jjxb)

346 In ten years, the Arctic will be ice free.

(Repeat prediction once every five years.)

Posted by: Al Gore of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:36 PM (I2/tG)

347 Janet Reno was a man trapped in a man's body, dressed like a man thinking of someday possibly dressing like a woman.

Posted by: RKae
________

Say what?

Posted by: FireHorse, on behalf of the departed Leroy at May 19, 2019 11:37 PM (ta49A)

348 Yanet Garcia certainly is attractive.

But she may well be a raging, narcissistic bitch.

Looks like her last boyfriend said she was a trifling gold digger. He dumped her to concentrate on playing video games.

Like the old saying goes, no matter how good she looks, there is some dude, somewhere that's sick of her shit.

https://tinyurl.com/y5hypfaw

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 11:37 PM (oFlMR)

349 Forget the ice!

When will we be Al Gore free?

Posted by: Weak Geek at May 19, 2019 11:37 PM (QhEQi)

350 Axe men's cologne has convinced me of the existence of the Illuminati. That shit could only have been concocted in one of their Mad Scientist Labs.

Posted by: kallisto

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There are SO MANY things in this civilization that I think are human behavior tests.

"Let's see if they'll buy this just because we tell them to."

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:37 PM (3jjxb)

351 331 Alabama, your words help. I know I should go do something, but I always talk my self out of it.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:31 PM (xIKXj

Start small. One thing every two weeks, whether you feel like it or not.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:38 PM (pUDQf)

352 $400 but worth it, I guess...
Posted by: Average Guy
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$550.00, the Saturday night of Easter.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:38 PM (xSo9G)

353 Publius just informed me that I'll be driving the tractor this week!
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:35 PM (NMAzL)

You will enjoy it immensely I'm sure!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:38 PM (3hr5B)

354 lol lol lol mindful thanks for the belly laugh

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:38 PM (xIKXj)

355
Islam is a disease.

Neutron Enhanced Radiation is the cure.

Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 19, 2019 11:39 PM (nxw5n)

356 >> 327 324 one of the few places on the net where you
>> can discuss "junk stink."
Try searching for: 'jock itch' or for the advanced cases: 'crotch rot'.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 11:39 PM (o2vOl)

357 When will we be Al Gore free?

Climate models predict that I will weigh 1,000 pounds by 2030.

Posted by: Al Gore of Gor at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (I2/tG)

358 "Let's see if they'll buy this just because we tell them to."
Posted by: RKae
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Platform shoes.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (xSo9G)

359
Try searching for: 'jock itch' or for the advanced cases: 'crotch rot'.
Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 11:39 PM (o2vOl)


No.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (pUDQf)

360 Mike, I've become such a hermit, I doubt anyone will ever be close enough to me again.


I fear this, really.
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I have a somewhat unconventional idea about people. As I've gotten older, I've thought of my various relationships as sort of an art collection. I keep the ones I want close at hand, aka "in the gallery," while others are in and out of storage. Some are never worthy of being part of the collection.

In the end, I'd rather have a very small number of like minded people than lots of superficial, annoying relationships.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (sktRI)

361
Janet Reno: Post Menopausal Wookie

Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (nxw5n)

362 358 "Let's see if they'll buy this just because we tell them to."
Posted by: RKae
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Platform shoes.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (xSo9G)

XL yoga pants

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:41 PM (pUDQf)

363 miley, you be careful on that tractor. Hope it's got a roll bar! hold on tight!


Alabama, okay. I'll do something. there's a lake i've been wanting to walk around.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:42 PM (xIKXj)

364 Platform shoes. Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (xSo9G)



XL yoga pants Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 11:41 PM

Women's tops with the shoulders cut out.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:42 PM (sktRI)

365
Anything invented by Ron Popeil.

Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 19, 2019 11:42 PM (nxw5n)

366 Platform shoes.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:40 PM (xSo9G)

I actually saw a pair of those the last time I rode the Metro into DC, and I do mean the "last" time!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:43 PM (3hr5B)

367 People try to put us d-d-down....

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 19, 2019 11:43 PM (DjIXP)

368 Try searching for: 'jock itch' or for the advanced cases: 'crotch rot'.
Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 11:39 PM (o2vOl)

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And late night TV commercials re genital gangrene.

Yikes! There's something to think about while you're trying to go to sleep.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:43 PM (xSo9G)

369 Speaking of the Barrel, I posted this vid once before. I showed up in my YT recommendations for some reason, and at first I posted it as a Moron-themed joke:

Aldous Harding, The Barrel: https://youtu.be/QyZeJr5ppm8

Yeah the girl's weird AF, but she's kinda grown on me. Hard to categorize... her earlier work has been described as "dark folk". Her newer stuff is... ?. Her vocal range is pretty incredible. Not so much in pitch, but in tonality... That's achieved through facial gesticulations that are at first off-putting but, well you get used to them. They're not very evident in her produced videos, but they are in her live performances (see, e.g., her performance on KEXP: https://youtu.be/75l9YdDrgvw ).

Finally, this vid is truly Moron-worthy, although it would be more so if she used real guns:

Blend: https://youtu.be/jHR3uEOkkSo

Gold star to the first 'ron or 'ette who can identify the movie being paid homage to (easy).

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (LMcFk)

370 People try to put us d-d-down....
Posted by: AshevilleRobert
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Ever see one of those chain rear-end collisions on the Bowen bridge?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (xSo9G)

371 344. George Clinton?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (Sq5z0)

372 Like the old saying goes, no matter how good she looks, there is some dude, somewhere that's sick of her shit.

In the course of prosecuting The Rodent Wars I've battled gophers.

I'd presumed that where there was one, there would be a whole bunch, but an expert gopherologist assured me that was not the case.

They're generally solitary, and only get together briefly to make little gophers.

Makes one think, doesn't it?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (KFtuK)

373 316 So, you'd turn down a blow job from Yanet Garcia then, I take it.

Not sure who that is.

I shall look her up.
Posted by: Bitter Clinger



See you in a couple of hours.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (1vn8j)

374 Hello hoardlings.

Posted by: USNtakim profoundly deplorable. at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (0OmEj)

375
It's got a roll bar. But no seat belts. A roll bar won't do that much good without something to hold you in. Without a roll bar, you don't want a seat belt.

I'm gonna be sitting right there next to her when she takes her virgin tractor run.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (NMAzL)

376 Like the old saying goes, no matter how good she looks, there is some dude, somewhere that's sick of her shit.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger
________

Part of that rollercoaster of love, I guess.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (ta49A)

377 Looks like Trayvon's mom is parlaying her son's death into a political career.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM (4HMW8)

378

Don't get me down....


Bruuccccce.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (aTDlz)

379
Women's tops with the shoulders cut out.
Posted by: shibumi
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Who in the hell started that ? Just looks dumb.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (xSo9G)

380 $550.00, the Saturday night of Easter.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:38 PM (xSo9G)


$2,400, one Halloween a few years back.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (LMcFk)

381 Publius, I thought you probably would. good man.

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (xIKXj)

382 Looks like Trayvon's mom is parlaying her son's death into a political career.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley

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Why couldn't the little fucker get shot YEARS ago?!

Posted by: Trayvon's mom at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (3jjxb)

383 "ERver see one of those chain rear-end collisions on the Bowen bridge?

Posted by: Mike Hammer"

Seen one? I've been involved in one! (Well, just one car hitting me while I was stopped for traffic on the bridge)

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 19, 2019 11:47 PM (DjIXP)

384
You're looking good just like a snake in the grass.

Posted by: Soothsayer's wacky innacurate lyrics at May 19, 2019 11:47 PM (aTDlz)

385 >> She's a bad, bad missus in them skin tight britches.

Conway Twitty's "Tight-fittin' Jeans"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-993tLyeVqw

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:48 PM (NMAzL)

386 Nope. It is alcohol dehydrogenase. It converts ethanol to an aldehyde.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 11:06 PM


I sit corrected...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:21 PM



Or, maybe not! I've been researching this...


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acetaldehyde_dehydrogenase

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:48 PM (CLcKT)

387 You're looking good just like a snake in the grass.

Posted by: Soothsayer's wacky innacurate lyrics

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OK, let's see the French bit from "Hold On Tight."

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:48 PM (3jjxb)

388 Why couldn't the little fucker get shot YEARS ago?!
Posted by: Trayvon's mom at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (3jjxb)


So many cancer cures will now go undiscovered, so many sonnets will now go unwritten. (He could write, correct?)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 11:48 PM (KFtuK)

389 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9nkzaOPP6g


ELO just because

Posted by: USNtakim profoundly deplorable. at May 19, 2019 11:48 PM (0OmEj)

390 Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (LMcFk)

Pikers, the lot of you!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:49 PM (3hr5B)

391 One of these days you're gonna break your glass...

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at May 19, 2019 11:49 PM (OoFsM)

392 Why couldn't the little fucker get shot YEARS ago?!
Posted by: Trayvon's mom at May 19, 2019 11:46 PM (3jjxb)

So many cancer cures will now go undiscovered, so many sonnets will now go unwritten. (He could write, correct?)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara

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And, of course, there must be an "unfinished symphony."

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:49 PM (3jjxb)

393
Seen one? I've been involved in one! (Well, just one car hitting me while I was stopped for traffic on the bridge)
Posted by: AshevilleRobert
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Me. A week ago. The collider...not the collidee. Messed up my whole day...and totaled my truck.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:50 PM (xSo9G)

394 377 Looks like Trayvon's mom is parlaying her son's death into a political career.
Posted by: Emmie Oakley



She's a grifter. She'll blend right in with today's politicians.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (1vn8j)

395 ELO's Don't Bring Me Down lyric excerpt:

You're lookin' good just like a snake in the grass
One of these days you're gonna break your glass
(Don't bring me down, no no no no no no no)
I'll tell you once more before I get off the floor
(Don't bring me down)

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (NMAzL)

396 And, of course, there must be an "unfinished symphony."

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:49 PM (3jjxb)

It's the loss of his oratorio that is the greatest part of this tragedy!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (3hr5B)

397
They're generally solitary, and only get together briefly to make little gophers.

Makes one think, doesn't it?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara


Go go gophers!

https://youtu.be/dHHrI47oE30

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (aKsyK)

398 Hey everybody.

MisHum, here's another meme for you to use on a future ONT...

https://tinyurl.com/y2sgvtq5

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (miE9U)

399 Makes one think, doesn't it?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM



One can only imagine how many demands the female of his species would make of him, his being a gopher, as it were.

The poor fellow just craves a bit of solitude and to be master of his burrow.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (oFlMR)

400 And, of course, there must be an "unfinished symphony."

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:49 PM (3jjxb)


Good point, good point.

They never talk about the prison cells that will go half-occupied, which - let's face it - is a much better bet than any of the above.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (KFtuK)

401 32 26 well, fran liebowitz doesn't seem bitter at all

Wasn't she killed in a tragic kiln accident?
Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 10:13 PM (htgmn)

**SNORT**
Ahem Fawn. I believe.

Posted by: NZFrank withanM2 at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (bgJ0E)

402 chuckle

I just pictured Miley as young Judy Garland at the beginning of "Summer Stock"

driving her little tractor down the road, smiling and singing "Good morning, good Mooooooorning!"

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (xIKXj)

403 377 Looks like Trayvon's mom is parlaying her son's death into a political career.
Posted by: Emmie Oakley


She's a grifter. She'll blend right in with today's politicians.
Posted by: Puddleglum

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Damn it! I should've shot Chelsea instead of Seth Rich!

Posted by: Hillary! at May 19, 2019 11:52 PM (3jjxb)

404 I can explain it.

Posted by: Schrodinger at May 19, 2019 11:32 PM (CDGwz)

Do you think outside the box? No one is really sure.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:52 PM (NMAzL)

405 THE CONSERVATIVE CASE FOR THROWING JEFFERSON DOWN THE MEMORY HOLE

Posted by: Lurking Lurker at May 19, 2019 11:52 PM (FiUMj)

406 So many cancer cures will now go undiscovered, so many sonnets will now go unwritten. (He could write, correct?)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara


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The kid had a knack for Iambic Pentameter like no one I ever met.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 11:52 PM (4knXT)

407 nude waffle-eaters...is that what it's called nowadays?

In her own mind, Lebowitz thinks she's Dorothy Parker. Not. even. close.

Posted by: Shanks for the memory at May 19, 2019 11:53 PM (TdCQk)

408 So many cancer cures will now go undiscovered, so many sonnets will now go unwritten. (He could write, correct?)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara

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The White Hispanic that shot him could have at least taken dictation as Trayvon died, so his Requiem could be completed!

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:53 PM (3jjxb)

409 "Me. A week ago. The collider...not the collidee. Messed up my whole day...and totaled my truck.

Posted by: Mike Hammer"

Oh man. You're OK otherwise, I assume?

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 19, 2019 11:54 PM (DjIXP)

410 "She was a child of a woman, and would cry like rain if so be he huffed her."

Keeps your brain supple. No pain, no gain.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:54 PM (NMAzL)

411 sorry it's "Happy Harvest" she sings

https://youtu.be/W0ThZSrUexs

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (xIKXj)

412 The poor fellow just craves a bit of solitude and to be master of his burrow.
Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (oFlMR)


I'd never really thought about it, not being a savant of gopher sociology, but once he said that, it made sense.

The gopher has to burrow along underneath plants to eat their roots. Now that HAS to be a relatively labor intensive task, unlike grazing on the surface, so the more mouths the gopher has to feed, the bigger the burrowing burden becomes, rather quickly.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (KFtuK)

413 The stories about conflict with Iran seem kind of funny to me.

Analysts: "Looks like Iran's gearin' up for a fight"

Trump Admin: "No no, nothing to worry about"

Analysts: "Mr President, Iran says your mama wore combat boots"

Trump Admin: "We got it all under control"

Analysts: "They're also circulating a meme on FB of you and Hitler smooching in a tree"

Trump Admin: "......."

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (miE9U)

414 Pikers, the lot of you!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 11:49 PM (3hr5B)


Dude, I could retire early on the amount I've spent on vets over the past 27 years. 6 dogs, 4 rabbits, 4 birds, 2 tortoises, a guinea pig, lizards, and yes, even mice (It's amazing how expensive a $1.25 feeder mouse can cost).

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (LMcFk)

415
Re "Don't Bring Me Down". I always heard it as "I'll tell you once more, before I get out the door", but the official lyrics say "before I get off the floor."

It still sounds like the former to me.

And then there's that "Bruce" thingy. (Grooss, or some such ferin' shit)

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (NMAzL)

416 "You're lookin' good just like a snake in the grass

One of these days you're gonna break your glass

(Don't bring me down, no no no no no no no)

I'll tell you once more before I get off the floor

(Don't bring me down)"

I believe there's only 5 "nos" in there, not seven.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (DjIXP)

417 Mass tonight revolved around john 13:34....

I need work.

Posted by: USNtakim profoundly deplorable. at May 19, 2019 11:56 PM (0OmEj)

418 publius: re Don't Bring Me Down, the last thing you hear in the song is... a door slamming.
So yeah, you'd think the lyric would be something with a door...

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 11:56 PM (miE9U)

419 Looks like Trayvon's mom is parlaying her son's death into a political career.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 11:45 PM



This sounds like the mother of Michael Brown (of the Ferguson Riots fame) running for city council in Ferguson, MO... She lost...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (CLcKT)

420 Oh man. You're OK otherwise, I assume?
Posted by: AshevilleRobert
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Seriously bruised ego.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (CDGwz)

421 Prob my favorite part of Don't Bring Me Down is the one segment Jeff Lynne sings the "no's" like he's pissed off. "NO, no, NO, no NO!!" I bet he was bored or something...

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (miE9U)

422 ELO?? I know where this is going.

Posted by: Yours Truly, 2095 at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (ta49A)

423 "So many cancer cures will now go undiscovered, so many sonnets will now go unwritten. (He could write, correct?)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara"

Apparently so, since he did text people looking for cough syrup w/ codeine.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 19, 2019 11:58 PM (DjIXP)

424 This sounds like the mother of Michael Brown (of the Ferguson Riots fame) running for city council in Ferguson, MO... She lost...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (CLcKT)


People have some weird ideas about what qualifies a person for public office.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 11:58 PM (4HMW8)

425 I've always associated ELO with BOC. Probably because back in the 1980s, I bought both the then-new LPs of Club Ninja along with Balance Of Power.

Any fans here of either album? A lot of people don't know, Howard Stern made a cameo on Club Ninja.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 11:59 PM (miE9U)

426 Women's tops with the shoulders cut out.


Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:42 PM (sktRI)

Yeah, wtf IS that?

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:59 PM (NMAzL)

427 405: The Dems threw Andrew Jackson down the memory hole, now Thomas Jefferson (both Democrats). If they had any smarts, the GOP would pick them up and claim their mantle instead.

Posted by: Revenant at May 19, 2019 11:59 PM (bD2Jh)

428 "Seriously bruised ego.

Posted by: Mike Hammer"

Well, it happens. Glad I didn't hear about you on "We call it News" Channel 13.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (DjIXP)

429 lol lol lol mindful thanks for the belly laugh
Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:38 PM (xIKXj)


That's going to be stuck in the part of my mind that's responsible for bringing up the oddest things at the oddest times now. Forever.

"Hogmartin! Which wire do I cut?"

*eyes unfocus, hears piano*
"Sorry, were we talkin' 'bout sumpin'?"

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (t+qrx)

430 'when she murdered the slavers of Astapor, I'm sure no-one but the slavers complained. After all they were evil men... everywhere she goes evil men died and we cheer her for it. She believes her destiny is to build a better world, for everyone.

"If you believed that, if you truly believed it - wouldn't you kill everyone who stood between you and Paradise ?"

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (ykYG2)

431 303 Mike, I've become such a hermit, I doubt anyone will ever be close enough to me again.

I fear this, really.
Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:22 PM (xIKXj)

I was resigned to this for years, then lightning struck from the Pacific Northwest. Had to strike me in the head a couple times to get my attention, but it did happen. So you just never know.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (NWiLs)

432 AlaBAMA: Mmm. Late night barrel is always smelly too.

Miklos: They're supposed to bring you a moist towelette every 8 hours.

Yeah. Right. "Moist."

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (ECLlc)

433 People have some weird ideas about what qualifies a person for public office.
Posted by: Emmie Oakley
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Really. I mean, consider Buttrig.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (CDGwz)

434 The sonnets unwritten
The science undone
The theorems unproven
The purple drank not drank
The teeth ungilded
Trayvon, he was old school
Now, he is no school

Posted by: Splunge at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (ed8K1)

435 AlaBAMA, are you a fan of the band Alabama by any chance? Were big in the 1980s I believe.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (miE9U)

436 I love Club Ninja -- although I didn't immediately. Side 1 (I still think in those terms) is solid.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:01 AM (ta49A)

437 This sounds like the mother of Michael Brown (of the Ferguson Riots fame) running for city council in Ferguson, MO... She lost...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (CLcKT)

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Whut? The Gentle Giant's Mom wasn't deemed fit for public office? This is an America I never thought I'd see.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:01 AM (4knXT)

438 If they had any smarts, the GOP would pick them up and claim their mantle instead.
Posted by: Revenant at May 19, 2019 11:59 PM (bD2Jh)


Objection: Facts not in evidence!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 20, 2019 12:01 AM (3hr5B)

439
There some movie with Bogart I remember, where he plays sort of a more "nerdy" (for him) character, something of brain.

He corrects the leading lady who gets something wrong with "No, nuh no, nuh no, no, no!"

I wish I could find that one. It's hilarious.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:02 AM (NMAzL)

440 FireHorse, yup, pretty good album.
"Dancin' In The Ruins" is a perfect example of a song I love with a theme I... don't love.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:02 AM (miE9U)

441 Well, it happens. Glad I didn't hear about you on "We call it News" Channel 13.
Posted by: AshevilleRobert
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Well, you would have on WWNC, "Well, we have another back-up on the Bowen bridge."

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:02 AM (xSo9G)

442 Women's tops with the shoulders cut out.
Posted by: shibumi
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Who in the hell started that ? Just looks dumb.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc.

Especially given that the fatties, especially the slovenly types, think it's sexy or something. Nooo...cover that up...with a burka.

Posted by: Shanks for the memory at May 20, 2019 12:02 AM (TdCQk)

443 The White Hispanic that shot him could have at least taken dictation as Trayvon died, so his Requiem could be completed!

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 11:53 PM (3jjxb)


You never know, he might have been a dusky Evariste Galois,* who spent the night before he was killed - at age 20 - in a duel (over the honor of a whore he barely knew) writing out the basis of group theory.

* He was the guy who proved that there could be no closed form solution for any polynomial above fourth order (i.e., no big brother of the quadratic formula for quintics or higher order polynomials). Pretty good for someone of millennial age now. Also, pretty stupid for getting killed for a whore's honor.)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (KFtuK)

444 Actually 'tilapia faux cooter' sounds like an Illuminati invention. I bet it's tattooed with that all-seeing Eye/Pyramid thing.

Posted by: kallisto at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (Sq5z0)

445 Question about BOC:

Have they ever explained that symbol they put on all of their album covers? It's basically a cross that also looks like an inverted question mark.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (miE9U)

446 Howard Stern made a cameo on Club Ninja.

Posted by: qdpsteve
________

"When the bones of our oppressors have turned to dust . . ."

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (ta49A)

447 435 AlaBAMA, are you a fan of the band Alabama by any chance? Were big in the 1980s I believe.
Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (miE9U)

Oh yeah. They are pretty much royalty around here. Some truly great country songs before country became an amalgam of rap, pop and other garbage.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (pUDQf)

448 Posted by: Insomniac at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (NWiLs)

Insomnia, I'm glad you paid attention to that lightning bolt!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (3hr5B)

449 The difference of course being that Trayvon probably could barely read and write, but if he could have, we might have expected great things from him.

Or not.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (KFtuK)

450
A brilliant 20 year old with a dick is still a 20 year old with a dick.

Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (nxw5n)

451 Actually 'tilapia faux cooter' sounds like an Illuminati invention. I bet it's tattooed with that all-seeing Eye/Pyramid thing.
Posted by: kallisto at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (Sq5z0)

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The trail of cats is a dead giveaway.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (4knXT)

452 FH, that's the one.
As I recall there was a Howard Stern biopic a number of years ago. Wasn't it titled Private Parts? And was it good? I remember hearing it wasn't bad.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (miE9U)

453 and then there's Judy dancing and singing with nothing but a tuxedo jacket on

"Get Happy"

https://youtu.be/q7d0NRewzW4

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (xIKXj)

454 The BOC symbol is similar to the symbol of Kronos from Greek mythology.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:05 AM (ta49A)

455 Well, it happens. Glad I didn't hear about you on "We call it News" Channel 13.
Posted by: AshevilleRobert
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I got a laugh from the fire department guys that showed up. They were scattering stuff to soak up the coolant that was pouring from my truck, and I asked them what it was. "Ground up newspaper" they replied.

I told them that it was the best thing that could happen to the Asheville Citizen-Times. Cracked 'em up.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:05 AM (xSo9G)

456 This sounds like the mother of Michael Brown (of the Ferguson Riots fame) running for city council in Ferguson, MO... She lost...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 19, 2019 11:57 PM (CLcKT)


A loser in every sense and context then.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:05 AM (KFtuK)

457 The poor fellow just craves a bit of solitude and to be master of his burrow.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (oFlMR)

And his waste hole.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:05 AM (NMAzL)

458 "Well, you would have on WWNC, "Well, we have another back-up on the Bowen bridge."

Posted by: Mike Hammer"

Glad you're OK though.
Annnnd it's after midnight so I gotta go to bed. See ya'll around again soon.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at May 20, 2019 12:06 AM (DjIXP)

459 booknlass, Judy had a sad life, from what I've read.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:06 AM (miE9U)

460 Women's tops with the shoulders cut out.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 19, 2019 11:42 PM (sktRI)

Yeah, wtf IS that?

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 19, 2019 11:59 PM



I suppose it has a similar appeal as the "tit window" in women's tops... Almost...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (CLcKT)

461 AshevilleRobert, I think there's also an "oooo, Oh wooh hoo." in there. Though I'm much more a fan of Birmingham's other favorite sons...

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (OoFsM)

462 448 Posted by: Insomniac at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (NWiLs)

Insomnia, I'm glad you paid attention to that lightning bolt!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (3hr5B)

Thanks! So am I, bigly!

Posted by: Insomniac at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (NWiLs)

463 A brilliant 20 year old with a dick is still a 20 year old with a dick.
Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 20, 2019 12:04 AM (nxw5n)


Yeah, but he didn't get to use it. Unfortunately.

Just like Isaac Newton dying without issue. C'mon, girls, someone step up to the plate. We need a chance of propagating those genes!

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (KFtuK)

464 I just pictured Miley as young Judy Garland at the beginning of "Summer Stock"



driving her little tractor down the road, smiling and singing "Good morning, good Mooooooorning!"

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 11:51 PM (xIKXj)

More like "Good afternoon!" (we start late in the day here).

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (NMAzL)

465 Yes, "Private Parts" was pretty good. It was based on his autobiography (late 90s or so?) and portrayed Stern the way I had always heard about the guy -- all business.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (ta49A)

466 I suppose it has a similar appeal as the "tit window" in women's tops... Almost...
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (CLcKT)

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Wait. What?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (4knXT)

467 and then there's Judy dancing and singing with nothing but a tuxedo jacket on

"Get Happy"

https://youtu.be/q7d0NRewzW4


Watched it. I believe I'm half gay now.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (LMcFk)

468 well, fran liebowitz doesn't seem bitter at all


She has made several short films depicting her situation. She is bitter, angry and bitter. She sees all her former talent and fame as being due to her role at the center of the New York city pre-AIDS male gay culture. And then she spent years helping take care of all her friends as they wasted away. Did nothing for several years but go to funerals. In this century I don't think I've once heard her refer to herself as anything but an insane penitent.


Ir's hard for me to comprehend how cruel you'd have to be to take a person in this frame of mind and get them going about current politics. Despicable.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at May 20, 2019 12:08 AM (8ZmvG)

469
Alabama hits:

Mountain Music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NshQKDfFPlw

Tennessee River:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dprf75bbL3A

Forty Hour Week:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x5e-ew0BXY

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:08 AM (NMAzL)

470 "the sterilized and odor-free fish skin"


No, hun, that's not the surgery. That's you.

Posted by: GWB at May 20, 2019 12:08 AM (PpL0X)

471 Average Guy, what's interesting to me is how much Judy's outfit, and Judy herself, in that dance number, looks like, IMHO... Frank Sinatra.

It's like they were trying to create a feminized Frank.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:08 AM (miE9U)

472 lol

Posted by: SMH at May 20, 2019 12:08 AM (RU4sa)

473 I feel like the Game of Thrones picked a barren ruler just to set up a next generation sequel with cheaper actors.

Posted by: Downcast at May 20, 2019 12:09 AM (p6Q7Q)

474 Just like Isaac Newton dying without issue. C'mon, girls, someone step up to the plate. We need a chance of propagating those genes!
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
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Was there a Mrs. Einstein? Progeny? Acorns? Little oak trees?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:09 AM (xSo9G)

475 In her own mind, Lebowitz thinks she's Dorothy Parker. Not. even. close.

Posted by: Shanks for the memory at May 19, 2019 11:53 PM (TdCQk)

My favorite line from "Metropolitan Life" went something like this. "Children tend to be sticky, probably because they don't smoke enough."

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:09 AM (NMAzL)

476 That British doctor would be welcome here in Alberta.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 12:10 AM (7njPr)

477 An Ode to Tres Bon Martin


On a midsummer's sojourn for codeine,
Our poet laureate needed for Lean,
He died in a panic,
Death by white Hispanic,
There'll be no Nobel Prize for this teen.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 20, 2019 12:10 AM (oFlMR)

478 We need a chance of propagating those genes!

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
________

No. Nope, nuh-uh.

Posted by: Thomas Aquinas at May 20, 2019 12:11 AM (ta49A)

479 She has made several short films depicting her situation. She is bitter, angry and bitter. She sees all her former talent and fame as being due to her role at the center of the New York city pre-AIDS male gay culture. And then she spent years helping take care of all her friends as they wasted away. Did nothing for several years but go to funerals.

I believe the Bible has an apposite quote about the wages of sin.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:11 AM (KFtuK)

480 Women's tops with the shoulders cut out.
Posted by: shibumi
---------


Who in the hell started that ? Just looks dumb.
--

My theory is that all women's fashion is now designed by gay men who really, really hate women.

Which explains a lot when you walk through the stores.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 20, 2019 12:12 AM (sktRI)

481 Was there a Mrs. Einstein? Progeny? Acorns? Little oak trees?
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:09 AM (xSo9G)


I think there was progeny, but let's face it: Newton >>> Einstein.

Not even close.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:13 AM (KFtuK)

482 'tilapia faux cooter' or candiru?
Could this be the new Ginger or Mary Ann?

Posted by: Downcast at May 20, 2019 12:13 AM (p6Q7Q)

483 Hi Insom!


Smooches!
Soon, my pet.

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 20, 2019 12:13 AM (PkVlr)

484 Interestingly, Tilapia Faux Cooter is also the name of the next Pet Shop Boys album...

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:13 AM (miE9U)

485 And his waste hole.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:05 AM (NMAzL)


.....

Indeed!

A gopher's waste hole is his castle.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 20, 2019 12:13 AM (oFlMR)

486 I believe the Bible has an apposite quote about the wages of sin.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
________

Ooh! I know this one!

Posted by: Thomas Aquinas at May 20, 2019 12:14 AM (ta49A)

487 I was resigned to this for years, then lightning
struck from the Pacific Northwest. Had to strike me in the head a couple
times to get my attention, but it did happen. So you just never know.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (NWiLs)

It gives me great pleasure to say "I told you so!"
Life can change in a split second.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:14 AM (NMAzL)

488 My theory is that all women's fashion is now designed by gay men who really, really hate women.

Which explains a lot when you walk through the stores.

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 20, 2019 12:12 AM



I think this has been the case for longer than most people realise...

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 20, 2019 12:14 AM (CLcKT)

489 You can use Shrinki-dinks to make microfluidic valves. I can think of a use of a tesla valve that has channels finer than a human hair

https://youtu.be/eNBg_1GPuH0

Posted by: Kindltot at May 20, 2019 12:14 AM (KTmSx)

490

There were two Mrs. Einsteins, in fact. The first marriage ended in divorce. There were three baby Einsteins.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:14 AM (NMAzL)

491 'tilapia faux cooter' or Alabama Thunderpussy. One is a real band...

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at May 20, 2019 12:15 AM (OoFsM)

492 Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 11:55 PM (LMcFk)


37 years, 10 dogs, several er trips, chemo therapy,

Idk about retirement money but it's been a lot and worth every penny of it

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 20, 2019 12:15 AM (aA3+G)

493 Average Guy, oh no, sorry about that. Better watch something else, quick!

Kath's Chicago

I'm a Man

https://youtu.be/_0nm6Bk2668

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:15 AM (xIKXj)

494 Oh, by the way, for some radiological Moron, howabout X-rays in 3D and in color?


https://youtu.be/cqUYYF6KmW0


Posted by: Kindltot at May 20, 2019 12:16 AM (KTmSx)

495 Thee's a meme at FB about why super-smart men don't propagate:

Woman coworker: "What's your idea of the perfect date?"

Male coworker who's a genius: "MM/DD/YYYY, all other formats are confusing."

Woman (leaving in a huff): "You're gonna die single!!"

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:16 AM (miE9U)

496 Smooches!
Soon, my pet.
Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 20, 2019 12:13 AM (PkVlr)

------

ITS A TRAP!!!

Posted by: Admiral Akhbar at May 20, 2019 12:16 AM (4knXT)

497 Was there a Mrs. Einstein? Progeny? Acorns? Little oak trees?
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:09 AM (xSo9G)


Ol' Albert was a bit of a cad. He abandoned his first wife and remarried in the US. Total of three legitimate children.

But he never felt bound to be monogamous, so there may be others.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:16 AM (h2Bdk)

498

Tilapia Faux Cooter was the original name of Trout Mask Replica.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 20, 2019 12:16 AM (aKsyK)

499 "Hogmartin! Which wire do I cut?"
*eyes unfocus, hears piano*
"Sorry, were we talkin' 'bout sumpin'?"
Posted by: hogmartin




My work here is done. Or I am done in. Or both. I'm beat and heading undercover. (Run Man from UNCLE theme.)

(No, no, not that one. That's the Get Smart theme.)

Posted by: mindful webworker - click for vids at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (ECLlc)

500
True story. Einstein was in Greenville, SC way back the day for something. My great-uncle was the shop foreman at the Greenville Cadillac dealership. Uncle Al was looking to buy a car for his son. He stopped in that Caddy dealership and that uncle met him.

Einstein settled on a Ford. Now, that uncle was GM man through and through and that proved to him that Einstein wasn't all that 'cause he was stupid enough to buy a Ford.

My father, a Ford man to the same degree, used to razz the uncle with that.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (NMAzL)

501 Which explains a lot when you walk through the stores.

Posted by: shibumi
________

By extension, your theory would explain a lot of other stuff, too.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (ta49A)

502 Qdp: Could be.

Out of curiosity, being now half-gay and all, I googled Judy Garland. Under the "People also ask" heading the second entry is "What did Judy Garland died of?".

WTF, Google? Are there really that many illiterates that that question, with "died of", appears as the second most asked question (assuming they're listed in order of popularity). Sheesh.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (LMcFk)

503 Actually 'tilapia faux cooter' sounds like an Illuminati invention. I bet it's tattooed with that all-seeing Eye/Pyramid thing.

Posted by: kallisto at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (Sq5z0)

The Illuminati are getting a lot of undeserved credit for creativity on the ONT tonight. I think they're mostly about power and have little to offer in terms of creativity.
Make me a faux tilapia vagina with the eye tattoo on it, and we'll talk.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (NMAzL)

504 yes, Insomn, there's that. I'm so happy for you and Nurse,

and shibumi and BC

and publius and miley. . .

i'll be okay.

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (xIKXj)

505 There were three baby Einsteins.

Stalin has two acknowledged grandchildren. One of them lives in Portland.

Posted by: Historical Curiosities of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (I2/tG)

506 Any fans here of either album? A lot of people don't know, Howard Stern made a cameo on Club Ninja.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 11:59 PM (miE9U)

Club Ninja is not one of there best, but I am a fan nonetheless.

Madness To The Method is sort of funny: "A rock through a window/never comes with a kiss"

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (ufFY8)

507 Tilapia Faux Cooter was the original name

Wait.....I thought it was originally marketed as Tilabia?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (oFlMR)

508
Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:16 AM (miE9U)


Lol. Most men are pretty dense when it comes to women dropping hints.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 20, 2019 12:19 AM (pUDQf)

509 Just like Isaac Newton dying without issue. C'mon, girls, someone step up to the plate. We need a chance of propagating those genes!

Another one, much more obscure: J. Willard Gibbs.

All he did was place thermodynamics on a firm mathematical footing, then he came up with statistical mechanics (along with Boltzmann), and then for laughs invented vector calculus.

Apart from that, didn't do shit. Also died without issue. Meanwhile ghetto rats with room temperature IQs father a dozen shitheads.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:19 AM (KFtuK)

510 Publius just informed me that I'll be driving the tractor this week!
Posted by: Miley,

Does it mean that Publius is learning to speak with a charming Hungarian accent?

Posted by: Miklos, idly chatting with Sam Drucker at May 20, 2019 12:19 AM (QzkSJ)

511 37 years, 10 dogs, several er trips, chemo therapy,

Idk about retirement money but it's been a lot and worth every penny of it
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian
-------

It's never crossed my mind to be chintzy about the Vets, however, I get the impression that they are taking advantage of our emotional engagement with our pets.

I never resent spending the $ on our critters, but I believe that we are the victims of emotional blackmail.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:20 AM (CDGwz)

512 Really. I mean, consider Buttrig.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:00 AM (CDGwz)


Here in Colorado, we elected a guy for being gay AND hating Christians.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 20, 2019 12:20 AM (4HMW8)

513
I will grant that Newton > Einstein, all in all. But I won't use three ">" symbols.

General Relativity is the most beautiful theory to date. It's Yanet Garcia's butt of physics.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:21 AM (NMAzL)

514 The Conservative Case for removing all mention of George Washington from American life.

Posted by: The Bulwark of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:21 AM (I2/tG)

515 i'll be okay.

Posted by: booknlass
________

Yep. (I'm sorry you don't describe yourself as OK now. In time, though.)

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:21 AM (ta49A)

516 'rhyme and reason/never argue with a fist'

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (ufFY8)

517

Then there was Country Joe and the Fish

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (aKsyK)

518 Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:07 AM (NMAzL)

Are you the new Mrs. Douglas?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (aA3+G)

519 The Conservative Case for removing all mention of George Washington from American life.

We can rename the state "Sir Mix-A-Lot".

Posted by: The Bulwark of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (I2/tG)

520 Average Guy, I think Judy died of a heart attack. God knows she had gone through a ton of pills.

Deplorable Ian, LOL. I always thought that "Here Today" by the Beach Boys had a few mild chuckles in it, too.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (miE9U)

521 I think it's medical genius, the way the physicians used that tilapia... not moral genius, of course, but tilapia skin is already being used to great effect with burn patients, etc.

And with just and due respect to Miley & the 'Ettes (I saw them open for ____ at the ____ in 19__)....

I'm sure the surgical recipient will be grateful they used a tilapia, and not a smelt.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 20, 2019 12:23 AM (QzJWU)

522 Lol. Most men are pretty dense when it comes to women dropping hints.

Posted by: AlaBAMA

Dropping panties seems to work.

Posted by: Miklos, or so I've heard at May 20, 2019 12:23 AM (QzkSJ)

523 I believe the Bible has an apposite quote about the wages of sin.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:11 AM (KFtuK)

We need to raise the minimum wage.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:23 AM (NMAzL)

524
So if you've made it past 25 you're good to go?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

====

Not necessarily. That's just one person's story. And the defect comes in varying degrees of severity.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 20, 2019 12:24 AM (13CQC)

525 Alabama, agreed.

At this stage if a women flirted with me, I'd think it was part of some elaborate practical joke. (As far as I know, no woman has ever found me attractive.)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:24 AM (miE9U)

526 Most men are pretty dense when it comes to women dropping hints.

Posted by: AlaBAMA
________

I plead guilty to that count.

I would say, however, that for anything truly important that directness is crucial. (For example, please don't hint that you need to go to the hospital.)

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:24 AM (ta49A)

527 and not a smelt.

Heh!

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 20, 2019 12:24 AM (oFlMR)

528
For Insom, things turned around when he booted out the 2 backyard lesbians...

Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 20, 2019 12:25 AM (nxw5n)

529 Thanks, Booknlass!

Posted by: Average Guy at May 20, 2019 12:25 AM (LMcFk)

530 I believe the Bible has an apposite quote about the wages of sin.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
---------

OTOH, there is a Biblical imperative regarding the casting of pearls.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 12:25 AM (xSo9G)

531 Hey Jim!

Posted by: SMH at May 20, 2019 12:25 AM (RU4sa)

532 I'm not sure which 'ron or 'ette recommended Garden and Gun but it's become a favorite.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at May 20, 2019 12:26 AM (Lqy/e)

533 *waves to Miley and Pubbie*

Posted by: SMH at May 20, 2019 12:26 AM (RU4sa)

534 I've never been to Spain or to Germany.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:27 AM (ta49A)

535 Meanwhile ghetto rats with room temperature IQs father a dozen shitheads.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:19 AM (KFtuK)

Ghetto rats have more time.

I also want to apologize for being an ass to you the other night.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at May 20, 2019 12:27 AM (Rz2Nc)

536 Are you the new Mrs. Douglas?


--

Yeah, I don't know if I could ever love anyone enough to leave Manhattan for a farm in Hooterville.

Of course, it looks like I'm moving to central Ohio at some point in the near future, so OH MY GOD, I AM MOVING TO HOOTERVILE!! WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME!!

Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 20, 2019 12:27 AM (sktRI)

537 *grins* SMH !



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 20, 2019 12:27 AM (QzJWU)

538 505 There were three baby Einsteins.

Stalin has two acknowledged grandchildren. One of them lives in Portland.
Posted by: Historical Curiosities of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (I2/tG)


Three. And the last one died in 2011. Her mother short herself in the head when she was six, and when she was 16 her father disapproved of her love interest and sent him to the gulag for five years.

No wonder she defected.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (h2Bdk)

539 Dorothy Parker was a major pain in the ass for the last couple of decades of her life. You would not have liked her at all. The comparison to Fran Liebowitz, and Liebowitz to her, is probaby apt.

Jay Guevara, I'm going to presume that your sins have no wages?
You must be a very special individual indeed. Wow.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (8ZmvG)

540 I will grant that Newton > Einstein, all in all. But I won't use three ">" symbols.

General Relativity is the most beautiful theory to date. It's Yanet Garcia's butt of physics.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:21 AM (NMAzL)


Here's why I use three ">" symbols. Take away calculus.* Then Einstein would have been an accountant. (He started out as a patent examiner.) He was basically following Newton, as has everyone else in physics since Newton. Everyone in physics - hell, in all of serious science, and even in non-serious subjects, such as economics - has been following Newton ever since, and just working out the ramifications of his ideas.

* I'm neglecting Leibniz here, but Newton's contribution extended far beyond calculus per se.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (KFtuK)

541 Wiki says that Garland died in 1969 of an accidental drug overdose, but that this was controversial and challenged by other doctors at the time.

It also says that her entire estate was only worth $40k at the time of her death.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (miE9U)

542
Their response: "No one ever said that."
Posted by: FireHorse

=====

Hah, good. I can call "sarcasm and dry humor" on every fricking thing they say.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (13CQC)

543 I think it's medical genius, the way the physicians used that tilapia..


"begins Amazon Prime Returns Process for new codpiece*

Posted by: Miklos, on second thought at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (QzkSJ)

544 Dropping panties seems to work.

I had a girlfriend with a rather tempestuous on-again, off-again relationship.

She would signal which state we were in when I would pick her up to go out. If it was State A, she would oh-so-casually strip naked while she was getting dressed to go out. If State B, then not.

A signal that even a male could pick up on.

Posted by: Sexual Mores of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:29 AM (I2/tG)

545 Most men are pretty dense when it comes to women dropping hints.

Bah. If you want something come out and say it.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:29 AM (h2Bdk)

546 I also want to apologize for being an ass to you the other night.
Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at May 20, 2019 12:27 AM (Rz2Nc)


No problem, my brother. I apologize to any and all whom I've transgressed.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:30 AM (KFtuK)

547 i'll be okay.

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:18 AM (xIKXj)

You need faith to at least leave the door open to possibilities, and courage to walk through it. Never give up!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:30 AM (NMAzL)

548 Hah, good. I can call "sarcasm and dry humor" on every fricking thing they say.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia
________

That's so good on several levels. (The one thing they hate is not being taken seriously.)

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:31 AM (ta49A)

549 The finest codpieces are made from tilapia, not cod.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:31 AM (4knXT)

550 My bed -- it waits for me like an orphaned daughter.

('Nite, all.)

Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:32 AM (ta49A)

551
Here is a picture of the tractor Miley will be driving:

https://preview.tinyurl.com/y4jnm5bl

That's a later model, the "II" series, but it's close enough, with a canopy like ours.

Note it's a bigger tractor with a platform. Those are much better to learn to drive that smaller tractors, believe it or not. I can ride up there sitting on the fender right next to her. Being much heavier, it's much easier to handle.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:32 AM (NMAzL)

552 On tenterhooks awaiting the Bulwark's conservative case for nodding sagely at the moralistic musings of Mayor JudgyButt

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (OoFsM)

553 When a woman says something enigmatic (Yes, I realise that doesn't narrow it down much...) and you're not entirely sure what she's on about, she's "dropping hints"!

Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (CLcKT)

554 254. imagine how all of us young artists felt, we were in a hostage situation...and we still had to draw that fool. Thank God there was no Smell-A-Vision.
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 11:18 PM (Sq5z0)

Did you draw him with a swarm of flies circling his junk?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (7njPr)

555 publius, you and Miley are doing the Green Acres thing? ;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (miE9U)

556 Thanks for the encouragement.

You've helped me feel less alone.



Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:34 AM (xIKXj)

557
DC Comics hits AOC with a cease and desist over her Supergrrrrl Vunder Voman not very well hidden lesbian alter ego comic book.

Posted by: Cunning Stunt at May 20, 2019 12:34 AM (nxw5n)

558 553 When a woman says something enigmatic (Yes, I realise that doesn't narrow it down much...) and you're not entirely sure what she's on about, she's "dropping hints"!
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (CLcKT)


Yes, but she's doing it in a way she can claim you misunderstood if she doesn't get the response she's looking for.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (h2Bdk)

559 553 When a woman says something enigmatic (Yes, I realise that doesn't narrow it down much...) and you're not entirely sure what she's on about, she's "dropping hints"!
Posted by: Zettai Roshia-no Botto at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (CLcKT)


----------

Is "take me home now or I'm calling the police" enigmatic?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (4knXT)

560 Does it mean that Publius is learning to speak with a charming Hungarian accent?

Posted by: Miklos, idly chatting with Sam Drucker at May 20, 2019 12:19 AM (QzkSJ)

I need to make him hotscakes. Then he'll have a spare head basket.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ae4NDjHr4Y

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (NMAzL)

561 545 Most men are pretty dense when it comes to women dropping hints.

Bah. If you want something come out and say it.
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:29 AM (h2Bdk


Back when I was young and stupid, I was out with a female friend from college. She asked me what it was like to have an orgasm one night after we went out to the clubs. I explained it to her as best I could. 'Well, you see, it's kind of tingly..." or sumsuch.

Figured out what she was really asking ten years later.

Such. A. Dumbass.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (pUDQf)

562 Three. And the last one died in 2011.

Stalin's grandkids, not kids. Svetlana Alliluyeva had two daughters, who I believe are both still alive - one is a scientist in Siberia, and the other runs a boutique shop in a trendy part of Portland. When Svetlana died in 2011, the Portland paper noted the odd fact that one of Svetlana's kids lived in Portland.

Posted by: Soviet History of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (I2/tG)

563 That's a later model, the "II" series, but it's close enough, with a canopy like ours.



With the fancy shade, how will Miley's neck acquire the proper shade of rouge?

Posted by: Miklos, spittoon marksman at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (QzkSJ)

564
That's so good on several levels. (The one thing they hate is not being taken seriously.)
Posted by: FireHorse

=====

I don't want to insult your wokeness, but you know that AOC literally claims now that all her talk about TEN YEARS TILL DOOMSDAY was "sarcasm and dry humor"?

Yeah, it's odd, I don't talk that way when I'm raising awareness about Left Ventricular Noncompaction.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (13CQC)

565 Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:34 AM (xIKXj)

Anytime young lady

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (aA3+G)

566 Publius, how long does it take to learn to drive a tractor? I learned in a few minutes, though to be fair that was a semi-auto transmission.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:36 AM (h2Bdk)

567 >> how will Miley's neck acquire the proper shade of rouge?

It won't ever. She tans the easiest you've ever seen. One hour in the sun, and she starts tanning. Her neck will just get dark, not red.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (NMAzL)

568 nice tractor, Publius. My dad had some blue ones, and orange ones.

night all

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (xIKXj)

569 booknlass, I subscribe to this community at Quora, called The Christian Corner, and they appear to answer numerous questions from people who feel as if God has abandoned them. Maybe check it out, hope it helps.

https://www.quora.com/q/the-christian-corner

They also have a great pro-life community there, called The Lifeguard Initiative.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (miE9U)

570 Is "take me home now or I'm calling the police" enigmatic?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (4knXT)

Depends. Does she want you to come inside with her?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (ycWCI)

571 526 Most men are pretty dense when it comes to women dropping hints.

Posted by: AlaBAMA
________

I plead guilty to that count.

I would say, however, that for anything truly important that directness is crucial. (For example, please don't hint that you need to go to the hospital.)
Posted by: FireHorse at May 20, 2019 12:24 AM (ta49A)


Absolutely. I lived for many years in Europe in a culture that, much like that of Japan, favored the obscure, subtle, elliptical form of communication.

We had some serious culture shock. I'd say something, and people would ask what I meant. EXACTLY what I said, that's what.

"But what are you getting at? What's your agenda?"

"I TOLD YOU EXACTLY WHAT I WAS GETTING AT. IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE. THAT'S IT. NO MORE, NO LESS."

"Oh, well, if you won't tell me, there's nothing I can do."

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (KFtuK)

572 Night booknlassie.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 20, 2019 12:38 AM (ycWCI)

573 You've got friends here, booknlass

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (4knXT)

574 Figured out what she was really asking ten years later.

Such. A. Dumbass.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (pUDQf)


Okay, that's a funny story. But it illustrates my point - if you made any missteps along the way as soon as you touched her she would have said "Don't get the wrong idea. I was just curious."

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (h2Bdk)

575 Note it's a bigger tractor with a platform. Those are much better to learn to drive that smaller tractors, believe it or not. I can ride up there sitting on the fender right next to her. Being much heavier, it's much easier to handle.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:32 AM (NMAzL)

It's not a tri, and if the land is relatively flat it should be fine.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (Rz2Nc)

576 thanks Steve!

good night, dear Aetius

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (xIKXj)

577 booknlass, you are welcome.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:40 AM (miE9U)

578 >> Publius, how long does it take to learn to drive a tractor?

You'll get the hang of driving one, maneuvering and steering in short order. However, to be good at it, and to handle the array of implements one uses, will take a while.

It will be a while before I'd turn her loose and not worry.

She's got to learn steering brake and hydraulics.

Me, I become one with the tractor and implement. It becomes an extension of my body, like my own limbs. I know where every part of the tractor and implement are at all times, and the effect every control input will have.

It took me 15 years to get to that point. Then you get old and lose it all.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:40 AM (NMAzL)

579 Are you the new Mrs. Douglas?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (aA3+G)

Eventually - right now I'm the Feeonsay.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:40 AM (NMAzL)

580 aw, now Cicero, you're bringing on the allergies....


nite

Posted by: booknlass at May 20, 2019 12:41 AM (xIKXj)

581 "I TOLD YOU EXACTLY WHAT I WAS GETTING AT. IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE. THAT'S IT. NO MORE, NO LESS."

"Oh, well, if you won't tell me, there's nothing I can do."
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (KFtuK)


All I got from my Japanese interactions was if you asked someone whether something was possible and they said "it's difficult", what they really mean is "Hell no."

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:41 AM (h2Bdk)

582 Okay, that's a funny story. But it illustrates my point - if you made any missteps along the way as soon as you touched her she would have said "Don't get the wrong idea. I was just curious."
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (h2Bdk)


Men are Newtonian.

Women are quantum.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:41 AM (KFtuK)

583 It took me 15 years to get to that point. Then you get old and lose it all.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:40 AM (NMAzL)


Sigh. Ain't that the story of life.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:42 AM (h2Bdk)

584 I bought tickets to Thursday's showing of Cold Blue at yonder movie house.

With the bonus features mentioned on the site, it seemed wise to catch the whole package in that one, single showing.

They've hinted that one of the bonus reels.... the German newsreels detailing the savaging of the B-17s by the Luftwaffe & Flak... might be a bit of an airborne Saving Private Ryan, IYKWIM.

Will report as best I'm able.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 20, 2019 12:42 AM (QzJWU)

585 571: Heh!! I had that conservation many a time in pubs while stationed in the UK.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 20, 2019 12:42 AM (1vn8j)

586 *waves to Miley and Pubbie*

Posted by: SMH at May 20, 2019 12:26 AM (RU4sa)

Hey SMF!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:42 AM (NMAzL)

587 Seems like Europeans hear subtext where there isn't any, and Americans miss subtext where it's blatant.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:43 AM (miE9U)

588 Okay, that's a funny story. But it illustrates my point - if you made any missteps along the way as soon as you touched her she would have said "Don't get the wrong idea. I was just curious."
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (h2Bdk)

This.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 20, 2019 12:44 AM (ycWCI)

589
I was driving tractors -- under supervision -- since my legs were long enough for my feet to reach the pedals. By my mid to late teen years, I could drive one fairly well.

However, I would say I was 30 before I was good. And most of that was getting the stupid teenage boy impulses out.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:44 AM (NMAzL)

590 Yeah, I don't know if I could ever love anyone enough to leave Manhattan for a farm in Hooterville.

Of
course, it looks like I'm moving to central Ohio at some point in the
near future, so OH MY GOD, I AM MOVING TO HOOTERVILE!! WHAT IS HAPPENING
TO ME!!


Posted by: shibumi, still cynical and now married longer than Nicolas Cage! at May 20, 2019 12:27 AM (sktRI)

Are you comparing Detroit to Manhattan?
You're gonna love Hooterville. Trust me!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:44 AM (NMAzL)

591 When I was young I was given the task of rototilling the garden spot. I think the machine weighed more than I did. I went bouncing along behind it until it hit a fence.

I didn't get into much trouble, I think my dad realized the job was beyond my capabilities.

Still not fond of machines to this day.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 12:44 AM (IDhUW)

592 585 571: Heh!! I had that conservation many a time in pubs while stationed in the UK.
Posted by: Puddleglum at May 20, 2019 12:42 AM (1vn8j)


I found the Japanese refreshing compared to the Brits. The Brits are in a perpetual contest to see who can land the wittiest barb. They're trying to show how clever they are, but to me it just seems mean.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:45 AM (h2Bdk)

593 583 It took me 15 years to get to that point. Then you get old and lose it all.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:40 AM (NMAzL)

Sigh. Ain't that the story of life.
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:42 AM (h2Bdk)

Just when you start to figure them out, it is time to start getting the prostate checked out.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 20, 2019 12:45 AM (ycWCI)

594 All I got from my Japanese interactions was if you asked someone whether something was possible and they said "it's difficult", what they really mean is "Hell no."
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:41 AM (h2Bdk)


I got EXACTLY that one time. I was invited to spend time at the science city in Japan by the Japanese government. I had a good friend there, someone I'd met in the US, and once when I asked something, he'd looked pained, and said "it is difficult." Namely, "no way."

The Brits have a corresponding expression: they'll smile and say that they'll do that "when the time is right." Meaning "when hell freezes over." Thatcher used that expression once, in regard to the European monetary union, IIRC, and at that point I understood what she meant.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:46 AM (KFtuK)

595 >> Part of that rollercoaster of love

Rollercoaster ooh ooooooh ooh oooh

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 20, 2019 12:47 AM (o2vOl)

596 Jim - I'm going to see The Cold Blue also. Have not checked the website. What are the "extra features"? Not just a 9O-minute movie?

Posted by: rhomboid at May 20, 2019 12:48 AM (QDnY+)

597 Actually 'tilapia faux cooter' sounds like an Illuminati invention. I bet it's tattooed with that all-seeing Eye/Pyramid thing.
Posted by: kallisto at May 20, 2019 12:03 AM (Sq5z0)

They should have skun out an electric eel, and used that hide. Would have made that tranny a hot property.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 12:48 AM (7njPr)

598 I found the Japanese refreshing compared to the Brits. The Brits are in a perpetual contest to see who can land the wittiest barb. They're trying to show how clever they are, but to me it just seems mean.
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:45 AM (h2Bdk)


Status: true. While I was still in the US, I had to inform a Brit colleague that delivering a witty barb and walking away - Brit style - was an excellent way to get punched out in an American bar.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:48 AM (KFtuK)

599 The Brits have a corresponding expression: they'll smile and say that they'll do that "when the time is right."

Yes, Minister had a great deal of fun showing all the different ways a British bureaucrat had for telling their political superior "No".

Posted by: TV History of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:48 AM (I2/tG)

600 British wit and sarcasm is one of my favorite things about Brits. I grew up watching Monty Python and Benny Hill though.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 20, 2019 12:50 AM (pUDQf)

601 >>>Here is a picture of the tractor Miley will be driving:

Duchess, your chariot awaits!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:52 AM (NMAzL)

602 Use of subtexts seems family based to me. Growing up we had to really read between the lines. Now a couple of us siblings, have thrown that out as much as we can and try to be direct as possible.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 12:54 AM (IDhUW)

603 600 British wit and sarcasm is one of my favorite things about Brits. I grew up watching Monty Python and Benny Hill though.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 20, 2019 12:50 AM (pUDQf)


It's fine to watch on television. When you're interacting with people on a friendly basis and suddenly one takes the opportunity to take a cut at you because it made a clever turn of phrase... the magic goes away pretty quickly.

I can only stand them when they're slightly drunk.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 12:54 AM (h2Bdk)

604 I remember Fran Liebowitz from decades ago as a name-dropping untalented attention whore. I thought she was dead or something. She was unfunny and ugly then, now she's unfunny, senile, and looks like dogshit. Bill Maher had this sideshow geek on his show. He must be so fucking proud.

Posted by: Semi-Literate Thug at May 20, 2019 12:55 AM (t5m5e)

605 publius, you and Miley are doing the Green Acres thing? ;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (miE9U)

Yes indeedy! Got to plow to get the corn and okra planted. A late start is better than none

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:55 AM (NMAzL)

606 At the beginning of the Reagan Administration, a political appointee had some talks with the Russians, and was trying so sound optimistic and professional, so he announced that the talks had been "full and frank", having heard that expression somewhere.

He didn't realize that this was diplo-speak for "head for the bomb shelters!" ("Full, frank, and complete", actually.)

Fortunately, the Russians knew that he was an amateur, who didn't know what the diplomatic code phrases meant.

Posted by: Diplomatic Usages of Gor at May 20, 2019 12:55 AM (I2/tG)

607 Male coworker who's a genius: "MM/DD/YYYY, all other formats are confusing."

YM male coworker who's a lame American retard.

The only format is YYYY-MM-DD.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at May 20, 2019 12:56 AM (ykYG2)

608 Did you draw him with a swarm of flies circling his junk?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 12:33 AM (7njPr)

LMAO!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:56 AM (NMAzL)

609 Speaking of movies, we watched "Free Solo" the other night. It's not another Star Wars turd. It's not a porno about a crazy/hot soccer goalie. It's a doc about the first guy to climb El Capitan without ropes or other accouterments. Great flick. Not for acrophopes. Joe Bob says "Check it out".

Posted by: Average Guy at May 20, 2019 12:56 AM (LMcFk)

610 With the fancy shade, how will Miley's neck acquire the proper shade of rouge?

Posted by: Miklos, spittoon marksman at May 20, 2019 12:35 AM (QzkSJ)

I get a tan just walking to the tractor.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 12:58 AM (NMAzL)

611 ...Jim - I'm going to see The Cold Blue also. Have not checked the website. What are the "extra features"? Not just a 9O-minute movie?


Posted by: rhomboid at May 20, 2019 12:48 AM (QDnY+)




Two additional features, if I read things correctly.

* The aforementioned German internal propaganda film, extolling their Luftwaffe & Flak Gruppe's effectiveness in shredding the hated Amis and their B-17s. In excruciating, horrid detail, they've warned.

* A bit of a mini-documentary as to the making of Cold Blue, and the dedication given to "getting it right".


So, a bit of a "brace yerself" (myself included) warning in the billing, there.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 20, 2019 12:58 AM (QzJWU)

612 Farming can be fun. The only crop we had in addition to the garden was hay for the cows.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 12:58 AM (IDhUW)

613 The Brits have a corresponding expression: they'll smile and say that they'll do that "when the time is right." Meaning "when hell freezes over." Thatcher used that expression once, in regard to the European monetary union, IIRC, and at that point I understood what she meant.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:46 AM (KFtuK)

That's funny, Magret Thatcher called me a few weeks ago telling me that she thinks I should run for President when the time is right.

So I decided to run.

Posted by: Joe Biden at May 20, 2019 12:59 AM (tVQUs)

614 Miley, good to hear :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:00 AM (miE9U)

615 It won't ever. She tans the easiest you've ever
seen. One hour in the sun, and she starts tanning. Her neck will just
get dark, not red.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 12:37 AM (NMAzL)

I'll be a Southern Yankee darky, I guess.
I denounce myself.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:01 AM (NMAzL)

616 So I decided to run.
Posted by: Joe Biden

Heh

Posted by: Miklos, also not for turning at May 20, 2019 01:01 AM (QzkSJ)

617
Speaking of rednecks, a NASCAR driver starts punching another through the window after the race. They had been tangling with each other the whole race:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7046743

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:01 AM (NMAzL)

618 I'll be a Southern Yankee darky, I guess.
I denounce myself.
Posted by: Miley

Oh honey, we've got people to do all that for you!

Posted by: SPLC at May 20, 2019 01:02 AM (QzkSJ)

619 613 The Brits have a corresponding expression: they'll smile and say that they'll do that "when the time is right." Meaning "when hell freezes over." Thatcher used that expression once, in regard to the European monetary union, IIRC, and at that point I understood what she meant.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:46 AM (KFtuK)

That's funny, Magret Thatcher called me a few weeks ago telling me that she thinks I should run for President when the time is right.

So I decided to run.
Posted by: Joe Biden at May 20, 2019 12:59 AM (tVQUs)

Well, this is interesting.... We should expect all kinds of strange and unusual things now that hell has frozen over.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:02 AM (IDhUW)

620 Speaking of rednecks, a NASCAR driver starts punching another through the window after the race. They had been tangling with each other the whole race:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7046743
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:01 AM (NMAzL)

Awesome, NASCAR getting back to their roots!

And why doesn't autofill recognize NASCAR?

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at May 20, 2019 01:04 AM (Rz2Nc)

621 We should expect all kinds of strange and unusual things now that hell has frozen over.
Posted by: AmericanKestrel

I though that wouldn't happen until Al Gore got there.

Posted by: Miklos, wondering why it's called "meteorology" cause I don't see the connection at May 20, 2019 01:04 AM (QzkSJ)

622 Miley, sounds like it beats...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bA9FiL7mz_0

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:04 AM (miE9U)

623 The Margaret Thatcher thing was funny. The guy's been slurring his speech a lot lately, though, so either he's past his sell-by date or he's been into Hillary's liquor cabinet.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 01:05 AM (h2Bdk)

624 Thanks, Jim.


Found a reference to the "making of" feature, but nothing about the German material.


Yeah, this will not be a delightful, madcap romp that will leave them rolling in the aisles. More like Schindler's List. Those I am dragging along will be advised.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 20, 2019 01:05 AM (QDnY+)

625 I though that wouldn't happen until Al Gore got there.
Posted by: Miklos, wondering why it's called "meteorology" cause I don't see the connection at May 20, 2019 01:04 AM (QzkSJ)

lol, has anybody seen or heard from him lately?

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:06 AM (IDhUW)

626 The Margaret Thatcher thing was funny. The guy's been slurring his speech a lot lately, though, so either he's past his sell-by date or he's been into Hillary's liquor cabinet.
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 01:05 AM (h2Bdk)

Embrace the power of "and".

Posted by: Surfperch at May 20, 2019 01:07 AM (tVQUs)

627 AK, he's been hanging out with RBG lately.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:07 AM (miE9U)

628 627 AK, he's been hanging out with RBG lately.
Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:07 AM (miE9U)


Is it too late to send flowers?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 01:09 AM (KFtuK)

629 627 AK, he's been hanging out with RBG lately.
Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:07 AM (miE9U)



How's work been?

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:10 AM (IDhUW)

630 Farming is incredibly hard work, but at least you've got sun and fresh air.
Just making a kitchen garden, no real dirt farming here. I don't know if I could handle that at the ripe old age of 29.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:10 AM (NMAzL)

631 Hey there Jim! How's the scene in FL?

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:11 AM (NMAzL)

632 >> 556 Thanks for the encouragement.
>> You've helped me feel less alone.

You mean the internet is actually used for something other than taunts, lies, and trolling? You people rock.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 20, 2019 01:11 AM (o2vOl)

633 I though that wouldn't happen until Al Gore got there.
Posted by: Miklos, wondering why it's called "meteorology" cause I don't see the connection at May 20, 2019 01:04 AM (QzkSJ)

lol, has anybody seen or heard from him lately?
Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:06 AM (IDhUW)

He campaigned for the Labor Party in Australia's recent election.

Posted by: Surfperch at May 20, 2019 01:12 AM (tVQUs)

634 Google has supposedly pulled Huawei's license to use Android.

Not sure how that's going to work, given that Android is open source. Perhaps it's just going to affect future versions ("this can be used by anyone except Huawei").

They're also kicking Huawei out of their app store, though customers with existing Huawei phones can continue to use the store. For now, anyway.



Posted by: Alyssa Milano's Gamma Cuck Husband at May 20, 2019 01:12 AM (0OWcv)

635 Sock off.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at May 20, 2019 01:12 AM (0OWcv)

636
I hate the Sun. I hate the Outside. Bugs are outside.

Posted by: Soothsayer's wacky innacurate lyrics at May 20, 2019 01:13 AM (aTDlz)

637 I hate the Sun. I hate the Outside. Bugs are outside.


Posted by: Soothsayer's wacky innacurate lyrics at May 20, 2019 01:13 AM (aTDlz)

Fire ants built a nest in my kitchen. I'm not safe anywhere.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:14 AM (NMAzL)

638 AK, see my YouTube link above :-)

Just kidding. Work is going okay although I gotta work a full 8 hours tomorrow instead of my usual part-time to fill in for another coworker. I admit I'm blessed as I don't know how you lifers do it every single day.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:15 AM (miE9U)

639 632 >> 556 Thanks for the encouragement.
>> You've helped me feel less alone.

You mean the internet is actually used for something other than taunts, lies, and trolling? You people rock.
Posted by: 40 miles north at May 20, 2019 01:11 AM (o2vOl)

'tis true, it's a pretty awesome group.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:16 AM (IDhUW)

640 I hate the Sun. I hate the Outside. Bugs are outside.
Posted by: Soothsayer's wacky innacurate lyrics at May 20, 2019 01:13 AM (aTDlz)

We hate the outside too, it's just too cold all the time! And that sun's just too bright. Looks like we've got quite a bit in common.

Mind if we move in with you, Soothie?

Posted by: Legions of Cockroaches at May 20, 2019 01:19 AM (tVQUs)

641 8 hours sounds lovely. Ive got an evening event so it'll be13 hours for me tomorrow.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:19 AM (IDhUW)

642 ...Hey there Jim! How's the scene in FL?


Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:11 AM (NMAzL)




I'm back in Tejas now, m'lady. The house hits MLS in about 5 day, after the photo crew goes through and does their thing.

Estate sale was so-so. Good sales on Friday, AC crapped out on Saturday ($1,300), and heavy rain on Sunday.

Probably cost a good 30% or so in lost sales. *sigh*

House sits empty now.

I sort through such things as I hauled back to Galveston with me. Vast numbers of photos, most destined for the bin.

And bills. Lordy, the bills.




Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 20, 2019 01:19 AM (QzJWU)

643 AK, oh boy :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:19 AM (miE9U)

644 Farming is incredibly hard work, but at least you've got sun and fresh air.
Just making a kitchen garden, no real dirt farming here. I don't know if I could handle that at the ripe old age of 29.
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:10 AM (NMAzL)

Around here the horses really seem to enjoy it. As for me, I just have a small little hobby farm, this time of year wears me out.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at May 20, 2019 01:19 AM (Rz2Nc)

645 He campaigned for the Labor Party in Australia's recent election.

I haven't lost my touch, have I?

Posted by: Al Gore of Gor at May 20, 2019 01:20 AM (I2/tG)

646 I love the sun, I love outdoors. One just needs to live where it gets cold enough in the winter to kill off the bugs.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:21 AM (IDhUW)

647 Al G is a fun guy

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:21 AM (miE9U)

648 Al Gore, nope. You're still King Midas in reverse.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:21 AM (miE9U)

649 630 Farming is incredibly hard work, but at least you've got sun and fresh air.
Just making a kitchen garden, no real dirt farming here. I don't know if I could handle that at the ripe old age of 29.
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:10 AM (NMAzL)


All I know is my great uncles all enlisted to fight a war to get away from the farm. One of them still failed, since he "bought the farm", as they say.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 01:21 AM (h2Bdk)

650
I was reading, Huawei doesn't do much smartphone business in the US, but it does in Europe and India. PDT's order prohibits US companies from selling Huawei software and hardware, and this will kill them in those markets.

Trump is playing hardball with the Chicoms.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:22 AM (NMAzL)

651 My phone is a $29 Wal Mart special from about two years ago.

You guessed it: Huawei

Time to go find a useable cheap phone.

So damn many model numbers and names out there, and no "guide" to sort 'em out, high to low, strong to weak.

Dammit.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 20, 2019 01:23 AM (QzJWU)

652 One of them still failed, since he "bought the farm", as they say.
Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 01:21 AM (h2Bdk)


He's fertilizing it from the other end.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:23 AM (miE9U)

653
Trump is playing hardball with the Chicoms.
------
Sounds like a good plan to me.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:23 AM (IDhUW)

654 publius, he's poking 'em in the short ribs, eh?
(I denounce myself)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:25 AM (miE9U)

655 653
Trump is playing hardball with the Chicoms.
------
Sounds like a good plan to me.
Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:23 AM (IDhUW)


I hope he keeps his eye on the ball. The Chinese usually agree to whatever we want and then do whatever it is they want.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 20, 2019 01:25 AM (h2Bdk)

656
Google has supposedly pulled Huawei's license to use Android.

Posted by: Alyssa Milano's Gamma Cuck Husband

=======

This gives me the most lovely visual of trump twisting Sundar pichai's arm until he falls down squealing in pain.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia's phone at May 20, 2019 01:25 AM (13CQC)

657 I don't know for sure yet, but if my new job offers emergency communications, I will happily be saying good bye to my cell phone.

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:25 AM (IDhUW)

658

I was looking up Einstein in Greenville, SC. His son, Hans Albert lived here for several years, and Einstein would visit him. That was the son he was buying the car for.

And there are tales. When visiting, Einstein would oft take long walks and wander off in the landscape. There are quite a few tales of locals bumping into him.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:26 AM (NMAzL)

659 publius, LOL.

"So you're THE Albert Einstein? Great to meetcha. Hey, by any chance could you help me balance my checkbook?..." :-P

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:27 AM (miE9U)

660 A lot of people don't know, the actor Albert Brooks?

His real name is Albert Einstein.

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:27 AM (miE9U)

661 "General Relativity is the most beautiful theory to date. It's Yanet Garcia's butt of physics."QED is far more beautiful and impressive, although it may have involved drug induced hallucinations (virtual photons etc.).

Posted by: stonecutter at May 20, 2019 01:28 AM (Bfr22)

662 >> QED is far more beautiful and impressive

I will have to disagree with you on that.

GR gives me a hard-on. QED makes my butt draw up.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:29 AM (NMAzL)

663 Have a good night everyone, time for sleep.

Posted by: Evasiveboat42 at May 20, 2019 01:30 AM (Rz2Nc)

664 Still in TX, Jim? I'm surprised to hear that.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:31 AM (NMAzL)

665 I was reading, Huawei doesn't do much smartphone business in the US, but it does in Europe and India. PDT's order prohibits US companies from selling Huawei software and hardware, and this will kill them in those markets.

Trump is playing hardball with the Chicoms.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:22 AM (NMAzL)

Huawei is pushing hard to be a big seller in Canada. They are peddling a smartphone with "the world's most advanced cellphone camera" (the better to spy on you, my dear). And they are major sponsor of Hockey Night in Canada, major enough that their logo adorns the front of the desk that the talking heads sit at.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 01:32 AM (7njPr)

666 661 "General Relativity is the most beautiful theory to date.

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What about quantum physics? "Do you guys just put quantum in front of everything?" - Antman

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:32 AM (IDhUW)

667 I think I'll say goodnight, Horde!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at May 20, 2019 01:32 AM (NMAzL)

668 Goodnight Miley, nice to chat with you again!

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:33 AM (miE9U)

669 Good night Miley

Good night all

Posted by: AmericanKestrel at May 20, 2019 01:34 AM (IDhUW)

670 Late to the game but have to ask... what exactly was being taught in "life" class?

Posted by: Sock Monkey oblivious and content at May 20, 2019 01:38 AM (SFAmF)

671
I am not alone in my assessment that GR is the most beautiful theory of all physics to date:

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/
02698590120118800

remove line feed.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:40 AM (NMAzL)

672 "GR gives me a hard-on. QED makes my butt draw up."No argument - QED zero experiments disprove, GR lotsa flakey pretense, see career of Hawkins etc.

Posted by: stonecutter at May 20, 2019 01:41 AM (Bfr22)

673 Morons of a certain age who are still awake . . . Watership Down is coming up on TCM.

Posted by: logprof at May 20, 2019 01:41 AM (EUZ52)

674 >> GR lotsa flakey pretense, see career of Hawkins etc.

Not so. GR is the most confirmed theory of physics

The name is "Hawking", not Hawkins.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:42 AM (NMAzL)

675 "Watership Down is coming up on TCM." My favorite - you read the book, you saw the movie, now, eat the cast - some cafe in England.

Posted by: stonecutter at May 20, 2019 01:45 AM (Bfr22)

676 Gynecology and physics tonight Cool Beats cars and marvel comic book movies

Posted by: Sock Monkey oblivious and content at May 20, 2019 01:46 AM (SFAmF)

677 Let's leave the theoretical physics discussion until raimondo shows up, okay?

Posted by: Miklos, because we need a good explainer at May 20, 2019 01:46 AM (QzkSJ)

678 Sorry to make the party even sparser but I gotta call it a night as well. Thanks to everyone for the great chat and I'm looking forward to Memorial Day weekend. :-) Goodnight!

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 20, 2019 01:49 AM (miE9U)

679 >> 677 Let's leave the theoretical physics discussion until
>> raimondo shows up, okay?

Todos aman a Raimondo?

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 20, 2019 01:50 AM (o2vOl)

680 * I'm neglecting Leibniz here, but Newton's contribution extended far beyond calculus per se.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 20, 2019 12:28 AM (KFtuK)

Without Leibniz, we'd be doing all of our calculation of the differential and integral calculus of infinitesimals using fluxions.

Posted by: Fox2! at May 20, 2019 01:50 AM (MwFQu)

681
Here is the definitive paper on the confrontation between General Relativity and experimental observation:

https://arxiv.org/abs/1403.7377

That was written in 2014. Before LIGO's historic detection of gravitational radiation.

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General relativity has held up under extensive experimental scrutiny. The question then arises,
why bother to continue to test it? One reason is that gravity is a fundamental interaction of nature,
and as such requires the most solid empirical underpinning we can provide. Another is that all
attempts to quantize gravity and to unify it with the other forces suggest that the standard general
relativity of Einstein may not be the last word. Furthermore, the predictions of general relativity
are fixed; the pure theory contains no adjustable constants so nothing can be changed. Thus every
test of the theory is either a potentially deadly test or a possible probe for new physics. Although
it is remarkable that this theory, born 100 years ago out of almost pure thought, has managed to
survive every test, the possibility of finding a discrepancy will continue to drive experiments for
years to come. These experiments will search for new physics beyond Einstein at many different
scales: the large distance scales of the astrophysical, galactic, and cosmological realms; scales of
very short distances or high energy; and scales related to strong or dynamical gravity.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 01:51 AM (NMAzL)

682 Watching a documentary on military cemeteries overseas. Elderly Belgian gentleman singing the Star Spangled Banner in french. Passionately! Speaks volumes that those who witnessed our sacrifices for freedom have more reverence for the cost of freedom than many in this country

Posted by: Sock Monkey oblivious and content at May 20, 2019 01:52 AM (SFAmF)

683 > Huawei is pushing hard to be a big seller in Canada.

Canadians definitely won't like it if their phones start being confiscated as contraband at the border.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at May 20, 2019 01:53 AM (0OWcv)

684 I wonder if Canada will continue to be a prime target for Huawei, after the Canadians (at US request) arrested and extradited the CFO and daughter of the founder.

Posted by: Miklos, who likes hardball at May 20, 2019 01:56 AM (QzkSJ)

685 GR, sure, cosmological term, static universe, expanding universe, big bang etc. - yea - QED is weird but may be close. GR needs some work.

Posted by: stonecutter at May 20, 2019 01:56 AM (Bfr22)

686 I was looking up Einstein in Greenville, SC. His son, Hans Albert lived here for several years, and Einstein would visit him. That was the son he was buying the car for.
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Interestingly, Turing once visited South Carolina, with a fellow researcher from Princeton. I keep meaning to find out where.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 02:03 AM (CDGwz)

687 Morons of a certain age who are still awake . . . Watership Down is coming up on TCM.
Posted by: logprof
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Read the book. I've been nervous about stoats ever since.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 02:05 AM (xSo9G)

688 Newton, Liebniz you can go back to Pascal. GR is collaborative. Without Maxwell AE would never have had his epiphanal moment on the train station platform

Posted by: Sock Monkey oblivious and content at May 20, 2019 02:06 AM (SFAmF)

689 Late to the game but have to ask... what exactly was being taught in "life" class?
Posted by: Sock Monkey
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Potty training, wear clean underwear, how to sign your name. Stuff like that.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 02:07 AM (xSo9G)

690 Whenever I think about this and what he really deserves, I think, We should turn him over to the Saudis, you know, his buddies. The same Saudis who got rid of that reporter, you know. Maybe they can do the same for him. Fran Liebowitz



Typical far left NYC scrunt. What is her claim to fame? Above sounds like she needs a visit from the SS.

Posted by: Vic at May 20, 2019 02:11 AM (mpXpK)

691 Without Maxwell AE would never have had his epiphanal moment on the train station platform
Posted by: Sock Monkey
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I was reading about this fellow just today. I'll hype the book (again), which is excellent, 'The Invention That Changed the World: How a Small Group of Radar Pioneers Won the Second World War and Launched a Technical Revolution'

Charles Townes: http://tinyurl.com/pf7lrtq

He was sitting on a park bench when the principle of the MASER came to him.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 02:12 AM (xSo9G)

692 >> what exactly was being taught in "life" class?

Not important. Just don't transfer to the "Death" class.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 20, 2019 02:13 AM (o2vOl)

693 >> Charles Townes

Greenville native and Furman graduate.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 02:14 AM (NMAzL)

694 Charles Townes

Greenville native and Furman graduate.
Posted by: publius
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Greenville is getting a lot of ink tonight. Interestingly, Townes undergraduate degree was in Modern Languages.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 20, 2019 02:15 AM (xSo9G)

695 Well, I am going to go to bed. Spent a productive day in the shop. I have a friend's '78 Triumph Spitfire on the hoist. Needs brake service. But when I got it up there, I discovered that the left rear end of the frame rail was rusted through on the bottom, around the tie-down eye. Now, all that particular section of frame does is support the back of the trunk, and the rear bumper, but it still did not look good.

So I cut about nine inches out of the bottom the hat channel, including the section with the tie-down eye, and part way up each side of the hat channel, until I got past the rust. Then I cut strips and panels of new steel, formed them to fit, and welded them in place. Ground the welds, welded the tie-down eye back on solidly, and ground those welds. A little black paint, and a little roofing patch asphalt to act as undercoating, and it looks almost like new. And certainly strong enough to do what it has to do.

Now, on to brakes and suspension bushings tomorrow.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 02:17 AM (7njPr)

696
Townes got two undergraduate degrees at Furman. A BS in Physics, and a BA in languages.

He then got his Master's at Duke, and his Ph.D at Caltech.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 02:17 AM (NMAzL)

697 Eh, never cared much for rodents or lagomorphs for food

Posted by: logprof at May 20, 2019 02:20 AM (UqDxU)

698
Townes had a hobby in SETI. Sometime in the 2000s I think it was, he came back and gave a talk at Furman. My mother, who isn't interested in physics much at all, went to hear it, because he was a fellow Furman alum who made it big.

One of the things he touched on was SETI. He believed that any aliens would be using lasers, optical pulses to communicate, not radio. Much more efficient and directional, and he did some work on that.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 02:23 AM (NMAzL)

699 Potty training, wear clean underwear, how to sign your name. Stuff like that.
Posted by: Mike Hammer,

So male models in kindergarten....hmmm

Posted by: Sock Monkey oblivious and content at May 20, 2019 02:27 AM (SFAmF)

700 Heh. Did not know this: Fidel Castro's eldest son, known as Fidelito, a nuclear physicist aged 68, committed suicide recently. He left a suicide note, in which he states for a fact that Justin Trudeau is his half-brother.

Many of us have noted the resemblance, and also noted that Pierre and Maggie visited Cuba at about the time young Justin was conceived, but this is the first time that anyone with "inside" knowledge of the Castro family has made this claim.

Very interesting...

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 02:30 AM (7njPr)

701 Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 20, 2019 02:30 AM (7njPr)

--Justin's mother was Buffalo With Wide Chasm.

Posted by: logprof at May 20, 2019 02:45 AM (dyCdQ)

702 Kee-Haw!!

Posted by: logprof at May 20, 2019 02:49 AM (dyCdQ)

703
Maggie Trudeau flashing the cooter at Studio 54.

NSFW without question:

https://preview.tinyurl.com/y42xz764

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 20, 2019 02:55 AM (NMAzL)

704 hiya

Posted by: JT at May 20, 2019 02:55 AM (P7e9W)

705 After her weekend with Fidel, Margaret Trudeau received the first tilapia skin transplant....

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at May 20, 2019 02:57 AM (f8dwL)

706 Trivia: Between the two of them as solo artists Simon and Garfunkel only had one number one song in the UK or the USA.

It was "Bright Eyes" from Watership Down, by . . . Art Garfunkel (UK #1).

Posted by: logprof at May 20, 2019 03:00 AM (dyCdQ)

707 Mornin', all.

In case you didn"t know, back pain really sucks!

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 03:05 AM (ppIpx)

708 Good morning Mlii,

Have you seen a doc ?

Posted by: JT at May 20, 2019 03:10 AM (P7e9W)

709 Not yet...
Nothing is broken, that I can tell. (They can't really do anything about a cracked tailbone, can they?)

Everything else that hurt yesterday has subsided.

Mostly.



Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 03:16 AM (ppIpx)

710 Is that the ewok face in the lower right corner on that mountain or am I up too late?

Posted by: DaveA at May 20, 2019 03:22 AM (FhXTo)

711 I hope ya feel better soonly.

Posted by: JT at May 20, 2019 03:24 AM (P7e9W)

712 Thanks, JT.

That this 29 year old body doesn't recover as fast as it used to shouldn't surprise me...

We can think we are invincible until something stupid happens, and I'm really grateful it wasn't worse.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 03:32 AM (ppIpx)

713 Almost time to get up

Posted by: Skip at May 20, 2019 03:51 AM (BbGew)

714 Cracked tailbone should require a full body cast

Posted by: Skip at May 20, 2019 03:55 AM (BbGew)

715 Haha!

Ouch! Don't make me laugh

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 03:58 AM (ppIpx)

716 Hi Insanity, Sorry about your tailbone, I damaged mine way back in my youth and fortunately I don't remember the pain!

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at May 20, 2019 04:08 AM (f8dwL)

717 Hi, Debby,

Thanks. Yeah, I've had lower back issues since my late 20s. The fall I had on Saturday was not a good idea!

How's life at chez Doberman-Schultz?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 04:13 AM (ppIpx)

718 So many cancer cures will now go undiscovered, so many sonnets will now go unwritten. (He could write, correct?)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara

----

"Oh what an artist dies in me.


Sheeeeeeeeit."

Posted by: Trayvon at May 20, 2019 04:34 AM (t5m5e)

719 Having pancakes and strawberries, forgot to get whipped cream.

And sausage

Posted by: Skip at May 20, 2019 04:36 AM (BbGew)

720 >>Having pancakes and strawberries, forgot to get whipped cream.

And sausage
Posted by: Skip at May 20, 2019 04:36 AM (BbGew)

That sounds awesome, Skip!

Saying I'm only having peanut butter toast makes it feel like the equivalent of Charlie Brown saying 'I got a rock.'

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 04:40 AM (ppIpx)

721 With that, I'm off.

Debby, I hope everything is on an even keel.

Mom seems to be on a downward spiral. Hopefully she will hit a plateau soon. That seems to be the trend, anyway.

Sunshine in the forecast today. It's much needed here in more ways than one!

Have a good day, all.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 20, 2019 04:44 AM (ppIpx)

Game of Thrones Finale Thread

You may bitch and/or moan.

Or talk about something else entirely.

Posted by: Ace of Spades at 09:06 PM




Comments

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1 BOOMER!!!!!

Posted by: Billy Sims at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (xujhj)

2 I'll moan, but I won't bitch.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (4knXT)

3 Moaning here.

Posted by: Nom de Blog at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (hYUjK)

4 Is it ok if I sit back and merely enjoy the wailing and gnashing of teeth.

Rending of garments and wearing of sackcloth is extra.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:09 PM (ycWCI)

5 I'm only here to read all the comments by people who didn't watch it.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 09:10 PM (EOEiY)

6 At least they weren't already dead. I'm looking at you, Lost

Posted by: Dick at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (T5o9s)

7 Game of Thrones? Is that a new one by Milton Bradley?

Posted by: 29 and Holding at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (xHu/3)

8 Hello. I have yet to watch my first episode of Game of Thrones.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (htgmn)

9 Can we have a running tit count during the episode?

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (I2/tG)

10 Where is everyone? It's taken almost 10 minutes to have 10 posts.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (htgmn)

11 Read the content.

Posted by: Surfperch at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (tVQUs)

12 So, can somebody do a quick review of GOT?

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (e1mEI)

13 What is it with white women riding dragons?

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (qBNEP)

14 Did the Mother of Dragons finally have incest with her children?

Posted by: Anonymous White Male at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (m79Dg)

15 10 Where is everyone? It's taken almost 10 minutes to have 10 posts.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (htgmn)

They're all bitterly clinging to the Gun Thread.

Posted by: Surfperch at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (tVQUs)

16 Missed the whole thing, and yet lived.

Posted by: CarpeMish at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (td1Wj)

17 What is it with white women riding dragons?

...and now, the final episode of Tits and Dragons!

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:15 PM (I2/tG)

18 In other news, Trump is giving a very interesting interview on Fox.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 09:15 PM (/tuJf)

19 There Will Be Dongs.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (sAXJ5)

20 12 So, can somebody do a quick review of GOT?
Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (e1mEI)

I only read a couple of the books. But here goes:

Things are horrible.

Honor is dead.

Sean Bean dies.

Boobs.

Rape.

Things are horrible.

Wolves.

Dragons.

Things are horrible.

Dwarves.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (ycWCI)

21 Eh.

Posted by: Ha at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (MAstk)

22 I don't think all this dragon stuff in GoT is real. Now that dragon in The Hobbit was real because it was written by a real writer person, J.R.R. Tolkien.

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (qBNEP)

23 Basically a primer on DC Politics.

Posted by: Jak Sucio at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (VLjg0)

24 The only game of thrones I know of is when I sit on the thunder bucket.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 09:17 PM (Z+IKu)

25 Is that a new one by Milton Bradley?
Posted by: 29 and Holding at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (xHu/3)

Does anyone born from the '90's on recognize either "Milton Bradley", or how to operate a rotary phone?


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 09:17 PM (sy5kK)

26 I wonder if YT has a compilation of GoT dongage.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:18 PM (sAXJ5)

27 Snakes and Ladders by Manning Bradley.

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 09:18 PM (qBNEP)

28 I'm only here to read all the comments by people who didn't watch it.
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Even if we know who Needle is??

Posted by: andycanuck at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (Dh1wo)

29 Seems rather pointless to concern one's self with how this show turns out. I intend to wait until Martin finishes the books. Then I'll watch the rest of the show, past the point where Jon is laying in a pool of his own blood.

Posted by: BurtTC at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (cY3LT)

30 Is that anything like a Quinn Martin production?

Posted by: Jak Sucio at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (VLjg0)

31 "Fawlty Towers."

That's the only TV show I can think of that didn't keep rattling on until it wore out its welcome.

They only did 12 episodes and then they were done.

What's wrong with that?

I'm sick to death of TV shows just become ridiculous, and make me sorry I ever started watching them.

Posted by: RKae at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (3jjxb)

32 9
Can we have a running tit count during the episode?

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (I2/tG)


One, two, three...

Posted by: Running Tit at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (EfMCv)

33 Neegle is the buy with the bat.

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (qBNEP)

34 9 Can we have a running tit count during the episode?
Posted by: The ARC of History! at 09:12 PM

Joe Bob Briggs established a traditional written count of breastesses, buckets of blood, and a listing of the Fu. So it was written, so let it be done.

Posted by: 29 and Holding at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (xHu/3)

35 9 Can we have a running tit count during the episode?
Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (I2/tG)


Going to need an Abacus to do it right.


They didn't have calculators back then.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 09:20 PM (sy5kK)

36 I won't get a chance to watch until tuesday, but my money is in Sansa to end up Queen of the Seven Kingdoms or something.

Posted by: iron308 at May 19, 2019 09:20 PM (hW/ap)

37 20 12 So, can somebody do a quick review of GOT?
Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (e1mEI)

I only read a couple of the books. But here goes:

Things are horrible.

Honor is dead.

Sean Bean dies.

Boobs.

Rape.

Things are horrible.

Wolves.

Dragons.

Things are horrible.

Dwarves.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (ycWCI)


Where are the Flying Monkeys?

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM (htgmn)

38 Yo Robbie, No HBO, never read any o the books or saw any episodes. Honestly if I wanted to watch porn I'd just watch porn and GoT as I ever heard it described seemed like soft porn barely disguised with a plot.

OTOH "oh I never got sucked into GoT" doesn't mean much given how much time I've piddled away reading AoS and otherwise surfing the web.

Posted by: PaleRider is simply irredeemable at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM (pAkRe)

39 Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin extends scoreless streak to 31 innings, earns 6th win of '19



Wow

Posted by: Ha at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM (MAstk)

40 Guy,guy with the bat, Neegle. I'm tired. See you guys at morning chow 0400.

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 09:22 PM (qBNEP)

41 'Running Tit' is Lizzy Warren's First Peoples name.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:22 PM (sAXJ5)

42 41: Pretty sure Liewatha's name would be sagging tits not running tits.

Posted by: PaleRider is simply irredeemable at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (pAkRe)

43 Since cord cutting commenced and OTA digital channels have exploded - anyone found
anything good? I'm in Phoenix and depending on which way I turn the antenna I add or lose channels. "Comet" channel (3.2 here) has a lot of great B horror, suspense, sci-fi on it.

Posted by: Hayden Sterling at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (7O3zK)

44
OTOH "oh I never got sucked into GoT" doesn't mean much given how much time I've piddled away reading AoS and otherwise surfing the web.
Posted by: PaleRider is simply irredeemable at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM (pAkRe)




yeah, but at AoS, you actually learn actual stuff.

did GoT ever do a 5-part series on reloading ammunition?

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (sy5kK)

45 Where are the Flying Monkeys?
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Flying outta Hillary's butt??

Posted by: andycanuck at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (Dh1wo)

46

I'm 3 episodes behind.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (pmoFd)

47 Can we have a running tit count during the episode?

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (I2/tG)


One, two, three...
Posted by: Running Tit at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (EfMCv)

I don't watch, but I sure hope its more like two, four, six, eight....

Posted by: LASue at May 19, 2019 09:24 PM (XROPS)

48 I'll be...*whack*!

Posted by: Dropkick Ninja at May 19, 2019 09:24 PM (LuPts)

49 I'm sick to death of TV shows just become ridiculous, and make me sorry I ever started watching them.

Korean drama is pretty good about that. Only exception I've seen is the wonderful series "Descendants of the Sun" that ended up tacking a few extra episodes on the end with a kind of mini-story just because it was so popular. Mini-story wasn't bad, but didn't add anything to the series overall, I think.

Posted by: Grey Fox at May 19, 2019 09:24 PM (bZ7mE)

50 Thoughts on John Wick 3:

Like the previous two, if you are a fan of action you will see that stunts are extremely well done. He may appear to be making it up as he goes along, but Keanu had to rehearse this at a level that Hong Kong cinema would approve of. The film-makers in Hollywood who know the hours of work required are probably more gobsmacked than most people. There is almost no CGI.
The characters are fun and interesting. Ian McShane and Laurence Fishburne are back.
The plot is no more believable than the last two, but you knew that already. I watched it today in the afternoon in a full theater.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 09:25 PM (rnAwa)

51 41 'Running Tit' is Lizzy Warren's First Peoples name.
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:22 PM (sAXJ5)


I thought her native name stood for "Lying Mouth". Or was it "Babbling Mouth"?

Guess it depends on the tribe.



Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 09:25 PM (sy5kK)

52 I read the first book when it first came out in paperback. Forget what it's about. Never watched an episode I can recall. Haven't had cable in probably over 5-6 years. Not feeling like I'm missing out on anything.

Posted by: lin-duh at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (UUBmN)

53 So, can somebody do a quick review of GOT?
Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (e1mEI)


Serious answer: The show is based on a series of books, which are extraordinarily complex, with tons of characters, operating in several locations all at once. The shows that are based on the books, remain fairly true to the text, and contain drama, excitement, intrigue... and yes, sex.

They're worth watching.

The writer stopped however, about... what, three seasons before the show did? And the shows that have been produced since the story from the books ended, have been soap opera dreck.

Like him or hate him, Martin created characters, and managed to maintain some integrity to them for thousands of pages. HBO's team of writers? Not so much.

Posted by: BurtTC at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (cY3LT)

54 Where's RBG hanging out these days? The Active Adult Community known as the Villages?

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (htgmn)

55 Is it over yet? Who won?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (sAXJ5)

56 I watched the Netflix Zac Efron / Ted Bundy movie last night. I think I know a lot about Bundy but this was an interesting and different take. And Zac Ephron was very good.

Posted by: LASue at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (XROPS)

57 Have never watched so much as a single episode.

I did however once have the privilege of driving 1200 miles to see my kids in Detroit, only to have my daughter inform me I was not allowed to speak during whichever season finale it was.

I love you too honey. Bitch.

Posted by: Emperor Country Boy at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (J20Ao)

58 Fuck Game of Thrones, fuck George RRRRRRRR Martin, and fuck HBO.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (NWiLs)

59 Dwarves.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (ycWCI)

You had me at boobs.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (e1mEI)

60 I don't have HBO so I will have to wait for it on DVD. I have given up on not hearing about 'spoilers'. It won't stop me from watching it. Probably next year, when I get around to buying them.

Maybe Bronn will wind up on the Iron Throne. Why? Why the hell not. He's probably the most honorable and smartest guy in Westeros.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (1vn8j)

61 I thought last week's show that everyone was so upset about was the last one. You mean there's another?

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 09:27 PM (aXucN)

62 About to start a fresh week, bishes.

Summer vacay coming up!

Posted by: RBG at May 19, 2019 09:27 PM (MAstk)

63 still haven't seen it. nor do I care to indulge.

Posted by: morigu at May 19, 2019 09:28 PM (tRYXy)

64 Heh Bluebell. Me too, I was reading comments about "can you believe they did xyz" and thinking that was about the grand finale.

Posted by: PaleRider is simply irredeemable at May 19, 2019 09:28 PM (pAkRe)

65 In other news, Trump is giving a very interesting interview on Fox.
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 09:15 PM (/tuJf)
~~~~~

I'm only half paying attention to it because I'm pretty angry about the Brit stuff you posted in the gun thread. Seems to me that they are just trying to put their own spin on this. I don't believe a word of it.

Posted by: IrishEi at May 19, 2019 09:29 PM (NtglE)

66 So long, floppy wieners.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 09:29 PM (NWiLs)

67 I won't get a chance to watch until tuesday, but my money is in Sansa to end up Queen of the Seven Kingdoms or something.
Posted by: iron308 at May 19, 2019 09:20 PM (hW/ap)


All this talk about who will win, it strikes me as indistinguishable from a "reality" show.

Who gets the rose? Found out, after these messages from our sponsor!!

Posted by: BurtTC at May 19, 2019 09:29 PM (cY3LT)

68 >>> 17 What is it with white women riding dragons?

...and now, the final episode of Tits and Dragons!
Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:15 PM (I2/tG)

You forgot the Dangly Weiners.

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at May 19, 2019 09:29 PM (0ReGO)

69 29 Seems rather pointless to concern one's self with how this show turns out. I intend to wait until Martin finishes the books. Then I'll watch the rest of the show, past the point where Jon is laying in a pool of his own blood.
Posted by: BurtTC at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (cY3LT)



Martin is never going to finish the books.

The rest of the Song of Ice and Fire books are the video game equivalent of Vaporware.

Posted by: buzzion at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM (WaxcS)

70 My wife is hovering over the TV. I'm in the Drive-Thru at Taco Bell.

Posted by: JEM at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM (SGSj1)

71 66 So long, floppy wieners.
Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 09:29 PM (NWiLs)

So was that a 'Goodbye Penis' or a 'Goodbye those vendor hotdogs which are too long for the bun'?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (ycWCI)

72 I cut the cord 2 yrs now and miss it less than ever.

I can tube Fox news that I'm interested in or the President's rallies. Otherwise cable offers nothing.
Also for half the money of cable you can rent or stream exactly what you want to see.

Maria Bartiromo Sunday Morning Futures can be viewed on Fox Clips or at YouTube. Her last two were home runs and I'm going to watch today's right now.

Nite nite.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (Hg4NE)

73 >>Seems to me that they are just trying to put their own spin on this. I don't believe a word of it.

I agree. It's just spin to try and set the narrative.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (/tuJf)

74 The rest of the Song of Ice and Fire books are the video game equivalent of Vaporware.
Posted by: buzzion at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM (WaxcS)

Half-Life 3 is coming.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (ycWCI)

75 Brook Koepka won his 2nd consecutive PGA Championship. That means he has won the last 2 US Opens and the last 2 PGA Championships. Not a bad career so far.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 09:32 PM (1vn8j)

76 #twoweeks

Posted by: andycanuck at May 19, 2019 09:33 PM (Dh1wo)

77 Posted by: BurtTC at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (cY3LT)


Martin is never going to finish the books.

The rest of the Song of Ice and Fire books are the video game equivalent of Vaporware.
Posted by: buzzion at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM (WaxcS)


Yes. And I intend to keep my pledge... I will not watch another episode until he does.

Posted by: BurtTC at May 19, 2019 09:33 PM (cY3LT)

78 Grrm: Song of wallet and pension.

He wants it to go away the cast wants it to go away

Posted by: JEM at May 19, 2019 09:33 PM (SGSj1)

79 Half-Life 3 is coming.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (ycWCI)

That's just not nice.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 09:34 PM (NWiLs)

80 ...and now, the final episode of Tits and Dragons!

That's a variant of an old science fiction joke - that the cover artwork on a lot of old classic science fiction novels could best be described as "Tits and Lizards".

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:34 PM (I2/tG)

81 Never watch any of it. Is it on HBO? I wouldn't pay those asshole a penny for anything.

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 09:34 PM (u3dHb)

82 Peter Dinklage comes out of this with the unbelievable amount of f****** money

Posted by: JEM at May 19, 2019 09:34 PM (SGSj1)

83 Well I guess I should do a wee bit of work if ya'll aren't going to entertain me. I'll probably lurk on the ONT.

Posted by: PaleRider is simply irredeemable at May 19, 2019 09:35 PM (pAkRe)

84 I agree. It's just spin to try and set the narrative.
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (/tuJf)
~~~~~

I'm just seeing Jeff Carlson's tweets now. He's wondering about the "odd Brennan briefing."

Posted by: IrishEi at May 19, 2019 09:36 PM (NtglE)

85 And the Academy Award for f*** you money per inch of height goes to...

Posted by: JEM at May 19, 2019 09:36 PM (SGSj1)

86 watched the Netflix Zac Efron / Ted Bundy movie last night. I think I know a lot about Bundy but this was an interesting and different take. And Zac Ephron was very good.
Posted by: LASue at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (XROPS)

Did you read what he said about Ted Bundy and his murders? He actually said the reason Bundy was able to kill so many was because of white privilege.

I really dislike these people to say the least.


Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:36 PM (2DOZq)

87 >>Martin is never going to finish the books.


He'll do a James Patterson and outsource the writing to someone else based on the last few seasons of the show.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 09:36 PM (W+vEI)

88 Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 09:32 PM (1vn8j)

Glad to see Spieth make a good showing.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:38 PM (2DOZq)

89 People who live in grass houses should not stow thrones.

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (RuIsu)

90 And that Kenyan illegal alien was able to kill all those white ladies because...

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (sAXJ5)

91 >>I'm just seeing Jeff Carlson's tweets now. He's wondering about the "odd Brennan briefing."

Saw earlier a May 2018 tweet from Zavid (? Iranian Defense Minister) saying if Eurpoeans don't start helping resurrect the deal he will start leaking how much was paid to whom to make the original deal happen. I would be amazed if may of the Obama people, including Brennan and Wendy Sherman (she's joining the the Congressional briefing this week) were paid very well -- probably their cut from the billions Obama sent in cash and gold.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (W+vEI)

92 He'll do a James Patterson and outsource the writing to someone else based on the last few seasons of the show.
---
That ought to sell well

Posted by: Methos at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (kOpft)

93 I saw Running Tits open for Butthole Surfers at the Whisky in '86.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (4knXT)

94 I watched the Nadal /Djokovic Rome final match today which should be a preview of the French Open final. Nadal on pace to win his 12th title which would be an unbreakable record.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:40 PM (2DOZq)

95 He'll do a James Patterson and outsource the writing to someone else based on the last few seasons of the show.
---
That ought to sell well
Posted by: Methos at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (kOpft)



"Inspired by the thought processes of George R.R.R.R. Martin"

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 09:40 PM (4knXT)

96 never watched it. if game of thrones was musical chairs with shitters, i might have watched that. but, fuck hbo.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 09:41 PM (KP5rU)

97 My fervent hope, nay, prayer, is that just minutes into this final episode, a giant tumbling rock, let us call it the Sweet Meteor of Death, tossed at Westeros by the Hand of a Beneficent and Merciful Lord, will strike swiftly and destroy that benighted kingdom and smite all of its immoral, hopelessly evil characters into atoms.

Amen.

Posted by: Sharkman at May 19, 2019 09:41 PM (smc0A)

98 I think Jon Snow killed that dragon lady. Twitter is in an uproar

Posted by: jmel at May 19, 2019 09:42 PM (OeWgo)

99 I watched the first two seasons and enjoyed them, including the gratuitous nudity.

I recorded the third season but never got around to watching it. Same with "Boardwalk Empire" season four.

Then we cut the cable because of cost.

I still don't know what happened at the Red Wedding!

No spoiler replies, please. It's become a point of pride not to search for the answer.

Maybe someday I'll get the DVDs from the library.

Posted by: Weak Geek at May 19, 2019 09:42 PM (3WYke)

100 Holy shit. Trump is talking Biden and Ukraine and China.

He's going full Conan.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 09:43 PM (/tuJf)

101 Given the success of GoT, Hollywood has to be looking at another science fiction series featuring fantasy, sex, violence, battles, and big flying creatures - the Gor series.

There's thirty-four novels, so it's not as if you'll run out of material.

As Wikipedia primly states:

The Gor novels have been criticized for their focus on relationships between dominant men and submissive women, the latter often in positions of slavery. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy has stated that the first several books are "passable exercises" of Edgar Rice Burroughs style fiction while "later volumes degenerate into extremely sexist, sadomasochistic pornography involving the ritual humiliation of women, and as a result have caused widespread offence".

Sounds like a natural for HBO.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:43 PM (I2/tG)

102 >>Holy shit. Trump is talking Biden and Ukraine and China.

EXCELLENT!!!

Payback's a beyotttttttch!

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 09:43 PM (W+vEI)

103 I stopped watching GoT when it was obvious it was just a grrrl power trip. Are the books this way?

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:44 PM (2DOZq)

104 SPOILER ALERT: Chewbacca betrays Frodo.

Posted by: Charlie Bucket at May 19, 2019 09:45 PM (9gHOW)

105 why is there a "Game of Toilets" to begin with?

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (MasTK)

106 104 SPOILER ALERT: Chewbacca betrays Frodo.
Posted by: Charlie Bucket at May 19, 2019 09:45 PM (9gHOW)

Then pulls Frodo's arms out of his sockets.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (NWiLs)

107

ATLANTA (AP) - A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million.

Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta. Smith is the Founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm that invests in software, data, and technology-driven companies.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (aKsyK)

108 99. I watched most of Mad Men's first season, then stopped. When the three disc set was issued I bought it, thinking I'd catch up. I never cracked open one case.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (sAXJ5)

109 104 SPOILER ALERT: Chewbacca betrays Frodo.
Posted by: Charlie Bucke



Better than being raped by Chewbacca.

Posted by: Frodo at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (1vn8j)

110 80 Arc

When John Ford was asked what his African-location pic "Mogambo" was about, he supposedly said, "Tits and Elephants."

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (Cssks)

111 103 I stopped watching GoT when it was obvious it was just a grrrl power trip. Are the books this way?

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:44 PM (2DOZq)

=====

And Dany turned into a psycho killer. Not so much of a girl power trip anymore.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison's Phone, read some movie thoughts at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (zZbCU)

112 THE CHICK IS REALLY A GUY!



WINTER IS COMING, AND ROSEBUD'S A SLED!

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (oVJmc)

113 Then pulls Frodo's arms out of his sockets.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (NWiLs)

Let the Wookie win.

Posted by: Daenerys at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (9gHOW)

114 Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:43 PM (I2/tG)

Can't believe the Gor series hasn't been recommended on the Book Thread (or maybe it has and I missed it). Sounds like a perfect Moron series!
Heads off to Amazon book order section!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 09:48 PM (3hr5B)

115 104
SPOILER ALERT: Chewbacca betrays Frodo.


Posted by: Charlie Bucket

"I know it was you, you broke my heart!"
Then Sam took Merry and Pippin on a 'fishing trip'.

Posted by: Captain Comic at May 19, 2019 09:48 PM (V56tP)

116 And that Kenyan illegal alien was able to kill all those white ladies because...

Posted by: kallisto


White Privilege, of course.

Posted by: Sharkman at May 19, 2019 09:49 PM (smc0A)

117 Wendy Sherman (she's joining the the Congressional briefing this week)
Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 09:39 PM (W+vEI)
~~~~~

!! Did not know she was going too. The briefing is for Dems only, correct? I hope PDT has some ears there.

Posted by: IrishEi at May 19, 2019 09:49 PM (NtglE)

118 Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (aKsyK)

That's nice but no good deed goes unpunished. I assume the graduating class of 2018 have already started to bitch. And the class of 2020 expect the same retirement of their debt.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:49 PM (2DOZq)

119 Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (aKsyK)


Wtf?

Posted by: Class of 2018, 2017.... at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (MAstk)

120 I was planning to watch, but I can't--Gilligan's Island is on.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (hjaPQ)

121
Can't believe the Gor series hasn't been recommended on the Book Thread

MST3K did Outlaw of Gor.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (aKsyK)

122 Can't believe the Gor series hasn't been recommended
on the Book Thread (or maybe it has and I missed it). Sounds like a
perfect Moron series!

Heads off to Amazon book order section!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 09:48 PM (3hr5B)


I'm working on a transgendered version. Which makes more sense.

Posted by: Not John Norman at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (9gHOW)

123 107

ATLANTA (AP) - A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million.

Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta. Smith is the Founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm that invests in software, data, and technology-driven companies.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 09:46 PM (aKsyK


Further twisting the liberal mentality that stuff should be free.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at May 19, 2019 09:51 PM (pUDQf)

124 120 I was planning to watch, but I can't--Gilligan's Island is on.
Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (hjaPQ)

--------

Don't tell me it's the mythical Lost Episode!

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 09:51 PM (4knXT)

125 And Dany turned into a psycho killer. Not so much of a girl power trip anymore.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison's Phone, read some movie thoughts at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (zZbCU)

It's not about good or bad , it's about who is powerful.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (2DOZq)

126 This Bucks game is intense. 2nd over time coming up.

Posted by: Pete Seria at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (WETLn)

127 SPOILER ALERT: Chewbacca betrays Frodo.
Posted by: Charlie Bucket

Then pulls Frodo's arms out of his sockets.
Posted by: Insomniac


"Always let the Klingon win." --Dumbledore

Posted by: mikeski at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (P1f+c)

128 PSA Sitch did a super video about GoT and the last show

https://youtu.be/_KoScPK00P0

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (rnAwa)

129 Have no clue what G o T is

Posted by: REDACTED at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (DPjeO)

130 126 This Bucks game is intense. 2nd over time coming up.

..

Soccer?

Posted by: WUT at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (MAstk)

131 125 And Dany turned into a psycho killer. Not so much of a girl power trip anymore.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison's Phone, read some movie thoughts at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (zZbCU)

It's not about good or bad , it's about who is powerful.
Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (2DOZq)

=====

Oh, she's bad. Which is why feminists hate the show now.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison's Phone, read some movie thoughts at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (zZbCU)

132 Where's RBG hanging out these days? The Active Adult Community known as the Villages?
Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (htgmn)

Probably on a hook in a freezer, awaiting the eventual election of a Democrat president!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (3hr5B)

133 I have never seen GoT but like any good moron, will not let this deter me from commenting.

It was Meh.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (EZebt)

134 Uh oh, Giannis just fouled out.

Posted by: Pete Seria at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (WETLn)

135 MST3K did Outlaw of Gor.

Years ago, my favorite small bookstore in Portland primly refused to stock the Gor series. They'd tell you which other bookstores carried it, and admitted that they would stock it if it would be otherwise unavailable in Portland.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (I2/tG)

136 And Dany turned into a psycho killer. Not so much of a girl power trip anymore.


Which caused the lunatics on Twitter to go ape shit. That amused me. Its like they haven't figured out that GoT will have no happy ending.

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (1vn8j)

137 Girl on Toilet ?

Posted by: REDACTED at May 19, 2019 09:54 PM (DPjeO)

138 "I am your father, Gilligan"

Posted by: Thurston Howell III at May 19, 2019 09:54 PM (4knXT)

139 Gain of Toads

Posted by: CarpeMish at May 19, 2019 09:55 PM (td1Wj)

140 The briefing is for Dems only, correct?

It would be hilarious if Brennan and Sherman were arrested by Federal marshals as they walked out of the briefing room, for violating the Logan Act.

Then we can send a SWAT team to Kerry's house to pick him up as well.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:56 PM (I2/tG)

141 "I am your father, Gilligan"

Posted by: Thurston Howell III at May 19, 2019 09:54 PM (4knXT)


Yeah, I'm thinking I'm back.

Posted by: Gilligan Wick at May 19, 2019 09:56 PM (9gHOW)

142 Use the force, skipper!

Posted by: CarpeMish at May 19, 2019 09:57 PM (td1Wj)

143 Anime is often a one- or two-season advertisement for the books its based on. So the show always ends before all the books are written.

So I'm enjoying watching the GoT fans get a taste of the "fun" part of anime fandom; the outlandish ending written by someone else.

Posted by: mikeski at May 19, 2019 09:57 PM (P1f+c)

144 You looking at me? You looking at me?

Posted by: Gilligan Bickle at May 19, 2019 09:58 PM (2DOZq)

145
Is it over yet? Who won?Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (sAXJ5)
Red Sox.

Posted by: Astros at May 19, 2019 09:59 PM (K1IUD)

146 It would be hilarious if Brennan and Sherman were arrested by Federal marshals as they walked out of the briefing room, for violating the Logan Act.
Then we can send a SWAT team to Kerry's house to pick him up as well.
Posted by: The ARC of History! at May 19, 2019 09:56 PM (I2/tG)
~~~~~

That would indeed be lovely.

Posted by: IrishEi at May 19, 2019 10:00 PM (NtglE)

147 Is it over yet? Who won?Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 09:26 PM (sAXJ5)


Brooks Koepka

Posted by: Puddleglum at May 19, 2019 10:00 PM (1vn8j)

148 "Say hello to my leetle friend, Ginger"

Posted by: Gilligan at May 19, 2019 10:00 PM (4knXT)

149 Holy shit. Trump is talking Biden and Ukraine and China.

He's going full Conan.
Posted by: JackStraw

Can't let Biden walk away with the nomination this early, we need several months of ugly primaries

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 10:00 PM (25Dt7)

150
Game of Thrones Finale Thread

Not for me.
One toilet down two to go.

Posted by: YIKES! at May 19, 2019 10:00 PM (t6XCL)

151 Ginger has a Great Ass!

Posted by: Lt Gilligan Hannah at May 19, 2019 10:01 PM (EfMCv)

152 O/T as all get out, but I've discovered Colter Wall this weekend, and if you don't know his stuff yet, you might love it like I do.

SK outlaw country youngun with a voice like Cash's

Posted by: booknlass at May 19, 2019 10:01 PM (xIKXj)

153 How were the tits on tonights show?

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 10:01 PM (25Dt7)

154 I have 2 questions:
If all of these shenanigans go to trial, will the trial be in DC?
Why wouldn't a DC jury nullify itself?

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 10:02 PM (w7KSn)

155 It'd be hilarious if Biden saw the writing on the wall re Trump's knowledge of his affairs and suddenly dropped out of the race.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison's Phone, read some movie thoughts at May 19, 2019 10:02 PM (zZbCU)

156 Ginger has a Great Ass!
Posted by: Lt Gilligan Hannah


Quality empennage.

Posted by: mikeski at May 19, 2019 10:03 PM (P1f+c)

157 Will Biden's dem competitors bring up his Ukraine shenanigans?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 10:03 PM (sAXJ5)

158 These tits are going to get out of control, and we'll be lucky to survive them.

Posted by: Adm Gilligan Pintar at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (EfMCv)

159 Why wouldn't a DC jury nullify itself?
Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater


Hard to say. But trees need waterin'.

Posted by: mikeski at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (P1f+c)

160 "Say hello to my leetle friend, Ginger"

Posted by: Gilligan at May 19, 2019 10:00 PM (4knXT)


Mary Ann.

Posted by: Tony Montana at May 19, 2019 10:04 PM (9gHOW)

161 I have never seen GoT but like any good moron, will not let this deter me from commenting.

It was Meh.
Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (EZebt)


I have never seen it either, but now I am compelled to meet you in screaming spittle-flecked red-faced battle.

It was not meh. It was that other thing.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 10:05 PM (t+qrx)

162 DC jury? Circus sideshow on acid.

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 10:05 PM (RuIsu)

163 I don't watch GOT but have been DVRing Survivor. LOL.. what a season!

Posted by: Jewells45 at May 19, 2019 10:07 PM (dUJdY)

164 They should move the whole thing to the Federal courthouse in Nebraska or South Carolina.

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 10:07 PM (w7KSn)

165 ONT NOOD

Posted by: IrishEi at May 19, 2019 10:08 PM (NtglE)

166 didn't watch but per Twitter spoilers the writers went for the lamest possible ending
(swidt?)

Posted by: vmom superior, order of sweet merciless ninjas at May 19, 2019 10:17 PM (dm05u)

167 I have never seen an episode of Game of Thrones. I have absolutely no idea of the plot. I speculate that a lot of progressive actors dress in renaissance clothes and play Medieval Times games and have a lot of kinky middle aged sex orgies, based on bar talk. Did I miss anything? (Oh I heard that Bush 43's head was piked back a few years ago but nothing else that I can remember)

Posted by: Jonah Kyle at May 19, 2019 10:18 PM (SH7Tr)

168 That finale had more non-sequiturs than you could shake a stick at....

I read one of the Gor books. It had more riding of giant eagles than I expected, given its reputation.

Posted by: Castle Guy at May 19, 2019 10:27 PM (Lhaco)

169 It wa quite a wonderful ending.
Hey, it's very conservative! You ought to watch

Posted by: PJ at May 19, 2019 10:40 PM (qlTN9)

170 Just watched. And yes, I've seen the whole damn thing.
I found the ending to be satisfying.

There are wo terrific speeches. The first where Daenarys outlines her plan for ending history, just as soon as everybody who won't bend the knee to her is dead. It could have been written by every Communist from Marx on down. The other is by Tyrian, about the power of stories - which is absolutely correct. It's worth watching just for those.
And for laughs, Mike Nelson and the RiffTrax guys have riffed season one, episode one of GoT. I thought it was one of their better efforts.

Posted by: Brown Line at May 19, 2019 10:43 PM (S6ArX)

171 I don't know, I thought it sucked. No way does Tyrion deserve to live. And Bran as King? In what world would it be possible - none.

Posted by: firehorse at May 19, 2019 10:50 PM (HApII)

172 I would have preferred Cersei to remain Queen, if Bran was going to end up the King. However, happy Tyrion made it out alive...so there is that.

Posted by: Mutnodjmet at May 19, 2019 10:52 PM (sPJyv)

173 The ending was all right.

Arya Columbus, bitchez. Fuck yeah!
lol

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 19, 2019 10:54 PM (ufFY8)

174 I was fine with the notion that Bran didn't want to be king... until he asks Tyrion "Why do you think I came down here?"

I mean... WHAT?! Everything about that scene was insane!

Posted by: trev006 at May 19, 2019 10:58 PM (SEr2U)

175 wow that was sloppy

stupid

boring

pointless

Posted by: BlackOrchid at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (Rarvo)

176 174
I was fine with the notion that Bran didn't want to be king... until he asks Tyrion "Why do you think I came down here?"



I mean... WHAT?! Everything about that scene was insane!

Posted by: trev006 at May 19, 2019 10:58 PM (SEr2U)

Yeah. Brann was a bit of a cypher...and apparently a little know-it-all prick.But, I'm not bitching about the choice, since he is the 'zero' everyone can project their hopes and dreams on (sound familiar?).

Whatever happened to Rickon? How did that squirt die? I forget.

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 19, 2019 11:01 PM (ufFY8)

177 Rickon died b/c he ran literally straight across a field while some evil guy shot arrows at him

Bran was literally my son's least favorite character. He'd leave the room when Bran came on. My god that kid was completely not able to act! he was HORRIBLE

So yeah, when they made Bran king my kid was like "aaaaand I'm out!" and just left

he missed nothing

Posted by: BlackOrchid at May 19, 2019 11:03 PM (Rarvo)

178 That sucked worse than The Sopranos finale.

Posted by: Shanks for the memory at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (TdCQk)

179 All that build up and this is how it ends? Whatevs.

Best part: when Jon is reunited with Ghost.

Posted by: sinalco at May 19, 2019 11:33 PM (yODqO)

180 *Snert*

https://tinyurl.com/y5oynefn

Posted by: Shanks for the memory at May 20, 2019 12:08 AM (TdCQk)

181 I liked it a lot.

But I also liked John Carter of Mars, Battleship, and Hamburger Hill so ....

Posted by: motionview at May 20, 2019 12:20 AM (pYQR/)

182 And I think Brown Line has it exactly right - the final Dany speech was the totalitarian impulse writ millennial.

Posted by: motionview at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (pYQR/)

183 LMFAO!!!!! Sounds like HBO fucked everybody with AIDS infected penis,

Posted by: literally serious at May 20, 2019 12:22 AM (3U7VH)

184 And Sansa in that outfit with the neck chain? I will bend the knee, IYKWIM.

Posted by: motionview at May 20, 2019 12:26 AM (pYQR/)

185 Gag from my husband:

"I don't know which is worse, the ending that we got or the ending we're not going to get. "

Posted by: Ingot9455 at May 20, 2019 12:39 AM (/aqgZ)

186
Meh.

Posted by: timactual at May 20, 2019 12:41 AM (pPXFf)

187 I thought the episode was okay; pity about the bullshit this season leading up to it.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at May 20, 2019 02:08 AM (ykYG2)

188 Can't believe the Gor series hasn't been recommended
on the Book Thread (or maybe it has and I missed it). Sounds like a perfect Moron series!


I sort-of reviewed the Tarnsman book, the first one, over there. The first 2/3rds of it, which was as far as I got.

My verdict was, isekai manga fiction before the Japanese thought of doing it, and meh. I then got a flood of responses from moronettes informing me that, no, it didn't get better from there.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at May 20, 2019 02:14 AM (ykYG2)

189 anyhoo back to /tv/

perchance to /rbmk/

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at May 20, 2019 02:19 AM (ykYG2)

190 Summary of the final ep: a Hunger Games of Ice and Fire. The noble character with no political ambition kills the newly crowned tyrant.

Some of the speeches in this ep, like Tyrion and jon in jail, were so conservative in meaning they took my breath away. Too bad it will go over the heads of all the libs that watch. But I see you.

>>> 125 And Dany turned into a psycho killer. Not so much of a girl power trip anymore.
The real question, according to the actress that played Dany, is will Beyoncé still like her now that her character morphed into hitler with Dragons? Because these are the important concerns. /sarc

Dany was never going to get the throne or a happy ending. GRRM was always a troll who was always going to keep the series firmly in the low fantasy genre: horrible people making lesser ppl suffer. Those who wanted a high fantasy, Tolkien or Disney style ending, and did not realize he would never give it to them, were fooling themselves.

If ppl are looking for season 8 memes, the Freefilk subreddit has excellent ones.

And Peter Jackson has bought the book rights to the Temeraire series, napoleonic wars fought in the skies with dragons. I hope now this is done it gets green lit and becomes the next dragon thing!

Posted by: LizLem at May 20, 2019 03:37 AM (TnaCl)

191 Freefolk subreddit I meant!

Posted by: LizLem at May 20, 2019 03:39 AM (TnaCl)

192 Gor is way, WAY too male-centric to ever be picked out by anyone who wants their studio to not be kissed by literal SJW fire. I figure it's too controversial even for porn parodies.

Posted by: trev006 at May 20, 2019 03:56 AM (SEr2U)

Gun Thread: Some Assembly Required [Weasel]

sig in pieces scaled.jpg
Gun Thread Pop Quiz: Identify this gun!

From a very young age I was fascinated by taking things apart to see how they worked. The only problem being that I wasn't particularly good at putting things back together again. I vividly recall the sheer delight my father expressed when he came home from work one day to discover his little scamp of a son had taken apart a rather expensive clock. What a precocious and inquisitive rascal I was!

This trait followed me into my adult years and has been vigorously displayed with my interest in firearms. Simply cleaning a weapon requires some level of disassembly and I was always curious about all the little pins and springs and other teensy parts that make up the innards of a gun. Frequently my re-assembly attempts ended with leftover parts on the bench, necessitating a frantic YouTube search until a helpful video help was found, or worse, taking the gun and a baggie of loose parts to my gunsmith. Oh the shame.

Two things eventually happened; my collection of Sig Sauer semi-automatic pistols grew large enough, and I got tired of paying for simple adjustments, repairs and parts replacement. It was at this point that I decided to take Sig's Armorer's Course so I packed a bag, pointed the car north, and headed for Epping, New Hampshire.

The Sig Sauer Academy sits on 140 acres a little over an hour north of Boston, MA. The facilities include an assortment of indoor/outdoor ranges, classrooms, tactical training areas and a pro shop. It's a really impressive setup, and I'd been to the Epping facility before taking rifle courses so I was familiar with the layout. Signing up was simple and done online including uploading various credentials required for the specific courses. The armorer's courses are conviently held in locations all over the country, last two days, and cost $430. Upon sucessful completion, students are awarded a certificate good for three years which allows them to fully service the pistols while maintaining the factory warranty. Recertification is a one day refresher class for $260.

The P226 in the picture above is the gun I took apart and put back together about 100 times over the course of two days. You start by working on the smaller sub-assemblies and eventually work up to complete disassembly and re-assembly of the pistol. I thought I'd be cute and organize the parts by group to make it easier, but I guess the instructor had seen this before and helpfully mixed everything up into a big pile for me. Eventually, it was fairly straightforward to take a pile of parts and turn it into a working firearm. The course is quite a bit of fun, but it's also no joke. You must demonstrate proficiency working on the weapons to the instructor and pass a written test. I've found the experience gained even helps in troubleshooting problems with other brands of firearms.

I have to say I'm happy to have taken the course but I haven't felt compelled to keep the certification current. I'm also not sure I'd pay any more than the the $430 they're charging. The quality of instruction is very good but at that price I don't think it's a bargain for the casual shooter. Not a waste, but not a bargain.

What do you think? Would this be the sort of training you would be interested in at that price point?

*****

Well now let's see what else there is to talk about:

I'm seeing more and more ads for laser target trainers of one sort or another. Here's one reviewed by Shooting Sports USA, the PET II Reactive Target Laser, and they seem to be getting both smaller and more functional.

Anyone tried one of these? We featured several models some time ago and they didn't seem to generate much comment.

***

Another week and another round of poo flinging at the NRA This time, Col. Allen West, a member of the NRA board, speaks out against both Wayne LaPierre and the newly-elected President, Calolyn Meadows. The whole mess is turning into a circular firing squad, and somebody needs to get control of this shit and fast. Unless the organization wants to continue to self destruct to the delight of the left, some sort of review committee needs to be formed to clean house. I've been a life member for many years, but otherwise I wouldn't send them another dime.

***

I'm a contrarian and for a long time I resisted trying Black Rifle Coffee because everyone else was jumping on board and singing its praises. Well, I finally gave in and holy cow is it ever good! I mean really very damn good. Really very extra damn good! So don't be a retard and give them a try sooner rather than later. I like the dark roast Blackbeard's Delight, but there are a bunch of different roasts to choose from, and a portion of proceeds benefit military personnel assistance organizations, law enforcement and first responders. Win-Win.

*******

Link-O-Rama
Nine New(ish) Handgun Reviews
More on the 303 British
Gun Digest: Choosing a Revolver
Kragujevac Arsenal M24/47
Ammoland: 2019 NRA Meeting Report
Powder Valley - Free Hazmat for orders over $149


***Mail Bag***

This week our pal and 'ette Emmie went to the range for the first time and would you take a look at her target!

emmies target scaled.jpg
Emmie pops some caps in cardboard!


I don't know about the rest of you, but from now on, I'm addressing her as Ms. Emmie! She mentioned trying a number of different revolvers and pistols in various calibers and liking a smaller .38 Special revolver the best, because she is an 'ette of refinement and high class. Very nicely done!

*************

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That's it for this week - have you been to the range?

Posted by: Open Blogger at 07:00 PM




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1 Hat trick

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 07:01 PM (BbGew)

2 Howdy Skip!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:03 PM (MVjcR)

3 Sponge!

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:03 PM (MasTK)

4 Funny thing in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Tuco takes different makes of pistols apart and puts one together from the parts.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 07:03 PM (BbGew)

5 If you haven't tried it yet, Black Rifle's Freedom Blend is to die for!

Posted by: Ninjafluff at May 19, 2019 07:03 PM (yBZ7A)

6 Yeah, I took my dad's ancient Argus C4 camera apart and *almost* got it back together again.

Upside: he bought me a Mamiya Sekor 500DTL SLR that I treasured for years. (We're talking late 1960's here.)

Posted by: Dan at May 19, 2019 07:04 PM (+NG5U)

7 Horde dutifully called btw

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 07:04 PM (BbGew)

8 Yea, gun thread!

And congrats to Emmie, is very nice

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:04 PM (xJa6I)

9 The Nurse put 5 rounds into a 1" group at 7 yards with a Glock 19.

Some of these 'ettes are fucking deadly.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (xJa6I)

10 Sig P226?

Posted by: Grendel at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (uMblL)

11 "Gun Thread Pop Quiz: Identify this gun!"

But you put the answer right in the text!

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (t+qrx)

12 The gun in the photo is clearly a fully hardened semi-fully automatic Glock M1911 Ghost Gun! We must ban it now for the Children!!1!

Posted by: Hysterical Gun Grabbers Everywhere at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (tVQUs)

13 That is nice shooting Emmie

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (BbGew)

14 I'm not good with small, fiddly work. Never have been and now that my eyes are old, it's gotten worse.

Hell, I spent 20 minutes trying to put a 1911 back together without scratching it. Fuck....

Makes me really like Glocks and the XD

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:06 PM (xJa6I)

15 Identify this gun!
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it's not a 1911 or a John M Browning design, so who GAF what it is...

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:06 PM (MasTK)

16 10 Sig P226?

Posted by: Grendel at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (uMblL)
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Yep, and top 10 to boot!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:06 PM (MVjcR)

17 If I did own multiple hand guns of various calibers and makes, I'd probably check the YouTube videos of how to break them down.

Same place I learned to castrate a llama.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 07:06 PM (Jj+59)

18 First time out? Damn.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 07:06 PM (NWiLs)

19 I have only experienced one malfunction as a consequence of a mis-assembled firearm. It was *mumble* decades ago, but I have never, ever, forgotten it. Remington Model 1100, for the record.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:07 PM (xSo9G)

20 11 "Gun Thread Pop Quiz: Identify this gun!"

But you put the answer right in the text!

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (t+qrx)
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Well look who I'm dealing with!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:08 PM (MVjcR)

21 I've been to Epping. Took a pistol class. Enjoyed it. Got a 229 elite with a short reset trigger. Boating accident. Sad. Thinking about taking a beginner rifle class.

Posted by: Simplemind at May 19, 2019 07:08 PM (ZuGkg)

22 Probably been linked here before, but here's an article, and clip, about the gun buying scene in the movie, The Highwaymen.

https://tinyurl.com/y3c553kp

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 07:08 PM (EfMCv)

23 Same place I learned to castrate a llama.
Posted by: Jake from State Farm
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I understand that there is a traditional method for reindeer.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:08 PM (xSo9G)

24 Stripping and reassembling 1911s is a pain in the ass. Especially reassembling.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 07:08 PM (NWiLs)

25 sig P226... way late I see.

Posted by: Lurker McLukface at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (oHPUT)

26 And what I learned about strikers is, remove them from the slide very carefully in a controlled environment.

The CZ P10C's striker has a bunch of parts to it, including very small springs. It shot out the back of the slide and distributed its parts all over the living room. Fortunately, we have a tile floor and amazingly I found every one.

I believe, in future, I'll disassemble beyond field stripping while holding the gun inside a large clear plastic bag.

Posted by: Dan at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (+NG5U)

27 If I did own multiple hand guns of various calibers and makes, I'd probably check the YouTube videos of how to break them down.



Same place I learned to castrate a llama.


Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 07:06 PM

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Same place I learned how to turn off the stupid maintenance required dash warning on my Tacoma.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (JUOKG)

28 And before anyone brings up that tired old trope about the Ruger MkII being impossible to reassemble once you've detail-stripped it, it's trivial and you can do it blindfolded in about 45 seconds once you know how.

The trick is you must become the gun.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (t+qrx)

29 Somewhere in Virginia there is a John Deere tractor crying.

Posted by: Ben Had at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (j0Zty)

30 Gunzzzz!!!!


Yep, to the range on my RO duty day this week - only to be rained out for the 3rd time in 5 months. This is mortar-range from the Mexican border, where little/no rain for years is the norm. But I did manage to empty some brass with the new-to-me 1866 Uberti repro, @ 5O yds. Might be able to do the silhouette match with it in a few weeks.


Did shoot an action handgun match yesterday. 1911. Did fine, considering haven't shot it much recently [had planned to put 2OO rounds thru it on duty day, but rain. Action rifle match today cancelled - rain. Sad! Combo centerfire rifle and shotgun. M1 was quite excited to get some range time, but now will have to sit, bored, in the safe, for a while longer.



Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:10 PM (QDnY+)

31 Somewhere in Virginia there is a John Deere tractor crying.

Posted by: Ben Had at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (j0Zty)
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Thanks, BH. What really gets me is the price of hydraulic fluid!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:10 PM (MVjcR)

32 > always curious about all the little pins and springs
Roll pins. Fvcking roll pins.

Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:11 PM (K1IUD)

33 What if the gun is a Sig p226 but it identifies as a Steyr GB? Ever think about that? Guns can be Trans, sweaty.

Posted by: Gun Justice Warrior at May 19, 2019 07:12 PM (tVQUs)

34 disassembling the Pig was fun, because it would go together wrong, and you'd never know it until you tried to operate it and it was a single shot weapon, among other issues.

and lets not EVEN start about disassembly and reassembly of Ma Deuce...

if you didn't do it enough to get the muscle memory, you needed the book every time.

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:12 PM (MasTK)

35
The trick is you must become the gun.
Posted by: hogmartin
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Ah. The Lee Strasberg school of gun assembly.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:13 PM (CDGwz)

36 How did a CZ VZ50 .32 auto come to be for sale in Commiefornia with it's goldilocks register of "approved" gubs? Say what you will, we like mouse guns. What'ya say, pick it up while available, or pass?

Posted by: adobe juan kenobe at May 19, 2019 07:13 PM (b94nr)

37 Anyway, on to the wall o' text range report.

Very skippable but added for posterity.

I got to the range last week after missing the week before for the MoMe. It felt very good to get back to killing paper.

I bought a used CZ P07 because Fuck You, Washington State. It's hammer fired with a decocker instead of striker fired, as most of you know. Gun shoots very tight groups. Very tight. Grip is a little thick. There are backstraps but getting them swapped out isn't midlessly easy. There's an extra spring or pin you have to control and the fucking instructions suggest to have a gunsmith do it. Which begs the question: Why include backstraps if the owner ISN'T suppsoed to swap them out???

Regardless, gun fired just fine and will be a nice addition to the sprawl of 9mm handguns I own. Finding extra mags and a holster for it is going to a be a bitch though.

The other reason for the range visit, apart from sanity maintenance, was to give the Nurse a chance to try some 9mm handguns to add to her collection. I brought a Glock 17 and a 19, both Gen 3.

Both guns worked well, though I was 'pushing' my rounds down until I got my shit together and went back to my Jeff Cooper 'stiff arm' modified Weaver stance. Then bullets went in a nice centered group. The Glock 17 just fucking works.

The Glock 19 worked even better though. Both the Nurse and I both managed good, tight groups with the G19. The Great Compromise comes through again. It's not my favorite pistol but...damn if it doesn't deliver. And it's easier to take down and assemble than a bloody 1911.

Great day at the range, 300 rounds went by far too fast.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:13 PM (xJa6I)

38 and lets not EVEN start about disassembly and reassembly of Ma Deuce...



if you didn't do it enough to get the muscle memory, you needed the book every time.


Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:12 PM

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That cost me a shot at an Expert Infantry Badge back in the day.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at May 19, 2019 07:13 PM (JUOKG)

39 28 And before anyone brings up that tired old trope about the Ruger MkII being impossible to reassemble once you've detail-stripped it, it's trivial and you can do it blindfolded in about 45 seconds once you know how.

The trick is you must become the gun.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (t+qrx)

There is no spoon gun...

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 07:14 PM (NWiLs)

40 Only annoying part of the 1911 I've found has been thumb safety - esp. removing it.


UToob video has been very useful, have probably used them when learning disassembly on every gun I have.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:14 PM (QDnY+)

41 Which Presidential Candidate wants everyone who owns a gun to get a Federal Permit to own it....I heard something about it this am.
I'm sure the hood rats will be first in line to get one.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 07:14 PM (+0N+f)

42 I vividly recall the sheer delight my father expressed when he came home from work one day to discover his little scamp of a son had taken apart a rather expensive clock. What a precocious and inquisitive rascal I was!


What a missed opportunity, because with all those clock pieces sitting in front of you, you were in the perfect position to invent the clock!

Posted by: Prez'nit Shitnozzle, Gifted Understander of Complexities and Nuances at May 19, 2019 07:14 PM (4knXT)

43 Which Presidential Candidate wants everyone who owns a gun to get a Federal Permit to own it....I heard something about it this am.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 07:14 PM (+0N+f)

That would be me!

Posted by: Spartacus Booker at May 19, 2019 07:16 PM (tVQUs)

44

willowed from last thread, because I took the time to check my spelling.


94 253 245. Roofies
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (dyaak)





OT, but patriotic, so it still fits.

Waking up late and catching up with another fine Oregon Muse post, I happened upon his Twatter page, and the reference to the Korean Rooftop patriots of LA, 27 years ago this month.

Then, this post. Roofies. Like many Morons, it was a sign to me, that I need to share this, if nothing else than to let people know that patriotism is a very practical thing.

Oregon Muse's Twatter entry on the anniversary of the Rooftop Koreans.

https://tinyurl.com/y5f8u6re


and for those who are not near 29, but want a good recap of what happened, Kurt Schlicter over at Townhall.com has a reminder of what happened and why:

https://tinyurl.com/y4eja5gd


For me, it is a reminder of why we enjoy our grilling recipes, bourbons, and back yards.

Oh, and warming up for the Gub Thread.



Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 07:16 PM (sy5kK)

45 adobe juan - probably PPT or C ampersand R? Anyway, you know the answer - buy it.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:16 PM (QDnY+)

46 The trick is you must become the gun.
Posted by: hogmartin
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Ah. The Lee Strasberg school of gun assembly.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:13 PM (CDGwz)



Correction: I believe that was Master Po. Strasberg requires that you experience the motivations of the gun.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 07:16 PM (4knXT)

47 What a missed opportunity, because with all those clock pieces sitting in front of you, you were in the perfect position to invent the clock!
Posted by: Prez'nit Shitnozzle
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Look, I'm really, really smart and stuff.

Posted by: Ahmed, the clock boy at May 19, 2019 07:18 PM (CDGwz)

48 I also checked for camel castration-- it's lacking, but I sang a few bars of llama castration and hummed the rest.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 07:18 PM (Jj+59)

49 "Home ... Home, on The Range ..."

Posted by: Pleistocene Megafauna at May 19, 2019 07:18 PM (wWUkD)

50 380 Take a bucket of dead lizards and bury them ten feet down..come back in two million years and what do you find if anything? Not oil!! Bible says all returns to dust! Fossil fuel my ass!! Oil is a self replenishing gift from the LORD..

Sorry bout missing this from the last thread but I wanted my 2 cents in concerning this.

Posted by: J Biden Sniffy gives me a stiffy... at May 19, 2019 07:18 PM (0LXU2)

51 Way to go Emmie!

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at May 19, 2019 07:18 PM (0ReGO)

52 Have not used the PET II reactive target, but do own and use the iTarget Pro system that works with laser rounds and your phone.

iTarget Pro's really good to introduce non-gun people to the heft and feel of a gun while in the living room. And for practice, too, of course.

https://youtu.be/_fI6w3KAYyw

Posted by: Dan at May 19, 2019 07:18 PM (+NG5U)

53 Naw, full DROS...
And with new ammo regs around corner it's buy now or else.

Posted by: adobe juan kenobe at May 19, 2019 07:19 PM (BY3SS)

54 We had a swap meet at the gun club today. I managed to sell a few items that I no longer use like a couple of shot shell loading presses. More on the meet later.

Question for Weasel and others. I picked up some once fired military brass in 7.62x51. It looks good. I plan to use it for reloads in .308. The question is do I need a small base sizing die for the first reload? It will be used in a Savage model 11 bolt action rifle.

I ssen people on the nets swear up and down that a small base die is needed. Even more said they did just fine with standard Lee dies.

Any opinions or experience in this matter?

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:19 PM (bmdz3)

55 Nietzsche says that there is no gun.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 07:19 PM (4knXT)

56 The only thing I ever have difficulty with is compressing the main spring in my 1911.
That little bugger gives me fits.
Any number of times it goes flying off to Lord only knows where.

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 07:20 PM (w7KSn)

57 I have an old (1930s) Winchester single shot bolt action .22. It has a yuge threaded thing that lets you separate the stock from the barrel-bolt assembly.

I have never failed to take it apart and put it back together in two pieces.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 07:20 PM (fuK7c)

58 Nietzsche says that there is no gun.
Posted by: Cicero
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Plato says that we only perceive images of the ideal gun.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:21 PM (CDGwz)

59 Random PSA: I've got 130 rounds of.45ACP looking for a good home. I'm in Stafford, VA. Email in nic.

Posted by: Washington Nearsider: LOL, get fucked at May 19, 2019 07:22 PM (T8HPM)

60 We had a swap meet at the gun club today. I managed to sell a few items that I no longer use like a couple of shot shell loading presses. More on the meet later.

Question for Weasel and others. I picked up some once fired military brass in 7.62x51. It looks good. I plan to use it for reloads in .308. The question is do I need a small base sizing die for the first reload? It will be used in a Savage model 11 bolt action rifle.

I ssen people on the nets swear up and down that a small base die is needed. Even more said they did just fine with standard Lee dies.

Any opinions or experience in this matter?

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:19 PM (bmdz3)
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Not necessarily. Will an empty cartridge chamber? I FL size all my brass, but I do have a small base .308 die if you need to borrow one.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:22 PM (MVjcR)

61 We had a swap meet at the gun club today. I managed
to sell a few items that I no longer use like a couple of shot shell
loading presses. More on the meet later.



Question for Weasel and others. I picked up some once fired military
brass in 7.62x51. It looks good. I plan to use it for reloads in .308.
The question is do I need a small base sizing die for the first reload?
It will be used in a Savage model 11 bolt action rifle.



I ssen people on the nets swear up and down that a small base die is
needed. Even more said they did just fine with standard Lee dies.



Any opinions or experience in this matter?


Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:19 PM

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You need a military grade de priming tool to start with at first. Those primers are crimped and they are a gold plated biotch to get out without a special tool.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at May 19, 2019 07:23 PM (JUOKG)

62 true story: back about 85 or so, we got a call at the Armory, from a casting agent looking for guys with "military hair cuts and belts."

3 or 4 of us grabbed a 151 from the motor pool and drove up to Van Nuys airport.

we were in what was release as "Assassination"

they issued us Air Farce Security Police uniforms, and 1911's.

then they left us alone. bad move. disassembled the 1911's only to find extra parts we couldn't get back in, so we shit canned them and reassembled the weapons w/o them.

since we weren't going to use them for anything but visual props that day,no one noticed, but, somewhere down the road, some Hollyweird armorers musta been mad as hell.

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:23 PM (MasTK)

63 If I were younger, I would be interested in that armorer's course. Now I want to spend time shooting and doing basic cleaning. If I had a bunch of Sigs, of which I have none, I might feel differently.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:23 PM (bmdz3)

64 Take a bucket of dead lizards and...
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I was afraid that the next bit was going to have to do with grilling.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:23 PM (CDGwz)

65 Since it's a gun thread, I present for you, the next big thing... I hope.

https://youtu.be/6hsOrULshco (The shooty part.)

https://youtu.be/EF9UThg7PkM (The 'nuts-n-bolts' part.)

Yeah, it's an LMG, but what I wouldn't given to tote those puppies around instead my company's "pig"...besides, I can always dream that PDT will sign a "State Militia Empowerment" EO.

Posted by: CPT. Charles at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (W+kMI)

66 Hey J Biden Sniffy,

Another source of oil, coal and other "fossil" fuels is that vast forests were suddenly buried and crushed by Noah's flood.

Remember, the earth was a verdant Garden of Eden. Opulent lushness all over the earth.

Then It All Changed. Look where the oil is today -- under deserts, ice caps and prairies.

All that greenery was rapidly buried and didn't rot like it does on a forest floor today -- it was compressed in an anaerobic state into oil, gas and coal, awaiting the invention of the internal combustion engine.

Posted by: Dan at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (+NG5U)

67 387
384 I just saw John Wick 3. He killed a lot of dudes in fantastic ways.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (7iukN)



Don't spoil it! Some of us haven't seen the movie yet. Sheesh!

Posted by: sinalco at May 19, 2019 07:00 PM (yODqO)

All I know is that you don't mess around with his dog.
Talking about John Wick is appropriate for the gun thread, right?

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (ufFY8)

68 One more good thing about the CZ P-07, there is a .22 LR Kadet upper you can buy direct from CZ USA.

May pick that up.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (xJa6I)

69 59 Random PSA: I've got 130 rounds of.45ACP looking for a good home. I'm in Stafford, VA. Email in nic.
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sold: e-mail en-route

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (MasTK)

70 adobe juan, was suggesting how that gun might have come to be available in CA - understand DROS is still part of the picture [handgun]. Having let my FFL-O3 lapse, don't actually know current CA rules on transfer of C and R gubs.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (QDnY+)

71 On today's Book Thread I mentioned Anthony Bourdain's book. On his first day of work at one of the many restaurants on his resume, he walked into the employee rest room to find the line cooks assembling M16s.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 07:27 PM (dyaak)

72 Thanks for the kudos, beloved Horde!

I've been meaning to try this for several years now and I finally did it!

I have discovered that I will need to find a handgun with a trigger not too far away from the grip. On three of the four guns I tried, I had to get my pointer finger in contact with the trigger and then seat the grip in my hand.

I have very dainty hands.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:27 PM (4HMW8)

73 I just saw John Wick 3. He killed a lot of dudes in fantastic ways.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (7iukN)

I've heard that the plot's boring, but the action scenes more than make up for it. Is there any truth to this?

Posted by: Surfperch at May 19, 2019 07:27 PM (tVQUs)

74 Hey, anyone... I'm recently moved to a new area. There are some very large, flat, open fields around. I'm considering asking some landowners for permission for long range (to me) rifle shooting. Is it true that most official +500m ranges are oriented for shooting towards the North? Is that for the lighting, or other reasons?

Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:28 PM (K1IUD)

75 *peers around looking for spiders*

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 07:29 PM (sdi6R)

76 My Lee decapper for 3O-O6 has no problem removing crimped primers in HXP brass. Dunno, 3O8 might be different. I still think I might get a Lee universal decapping die some day.



Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:29 PM (QDnY+)

77 I just saw John Wick 3. He killed a lot of dudes in fantastic ways.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (7iukN)



Don't spoil it! Some of us haven't seen the movie yet. Sheesh!

Posted by: sinalco at May 19, 2019 07:00 PM (yODqO)

****

Well. It IS a John Wick movie.

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 07:30 PM (0tfLf)

78 nice of you to feature emmie's share.

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 07:30 PM (DGS6j)

79 74 Hey, anyone... I'm recently moved to a new area. There are some very large, flat, open fields around. I'm considering asking some landowners for permission for long range (to me) rifle shooting. Is it true that most official +500m ranges are oriented for shooting towards the North? Is that for the lighting, or other reasons?


Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:28 PM (K1IUD)
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Most are oriented S to N, for lighting I assume!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:30 PM (MVjcR)

80 I have been to the SIG Sauer Academy several times, and the instruction is great. I have also taken quite a few classes at Gunsite Academy. One of the classes I took at SIG was the 320 armorer's course. I am not sure if I would go back for the re-certification, but it was worth the initial investment. At least I know how the thing works, and how to take it apart and re-assemble it. I would probably pay about $200 for the re-cert, but it's expensive to get there and back. Car rental, hotel, cost of the class, etc. Just the same, I do go back once a year.

Posted by: RPL at May 19, 2019 07:30 PM (Nhl7I)

81

"From a very young age I was fascinated by taking things apart to see how they worked. The only problem being that I wasn't particularly good at putting things back together again."



Suddenly, I don't feel alone any more. I remember as a yute-early teen, I rode the Craftsman riding lawn mower for the lower 3 acres once a week. My neighbor asked my me, via my dad, to mow his half acre. So I did, but the mower was running rough. So I started trying to figure out why.

When my dad came home from work and saw his beloved riding Craftsman mower in pieces on the lawn, let's just call it a learning experience that LCD remembers to this day.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 07:31 PM (sy5kK)

82 Somewhere on the twatters there's video of Keanu and Hallie shootin' at a 3-gun/training facility. Forget where. This apparently was connected to prep for the movie.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:31 PM (QDnY+)

83 Weasel and GWS, Thanks for the information. I haven't had a chance to try the brass in my rifle or to prime it. I'll get to that this week. I do have the means to get rid of the primer crimp.

Weasel, If the small base die is needed, I'll take you up on your kind offer.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:32 PM (bmdz3)

84 don't actually know current CA rules on transfer of C and R gubs.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:25 PM (QDnY+)
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haven't done it yet, but, if you are the buyer, you have to report the purchase to the DOJ on line or via mail, and add it to your book for the ATF.

(from memory, so don't quote me)

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 07:32 PM (MasTK)

85 +500m ranges are oriented for shooting towards the North? Is that for the lighting, or other reasons?
Posted by: boing! where'd that go?!
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In this part of the country, it's been a tradition since 1861.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:32 PM (CDGwz)

86 9 The Nurse put 5 rounds into a 1" group at 7 yards with a Glock 19.

Some of these 'ettes are fucking deadly.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (xJa6I)


Nice!

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:33 PM (4HMW8)

87 What they're doing to Kraft and Manafort et al is coming for us all. Conservatives I mean. Don't doubt it for a second.

Posted by: ... at May 19, 2019 07:33 PM (uEbPt)

88 > have you been to the range?
Yes.

I finished testing assorted brands of ammo for my S&W MP15 and went with Red Army Standard 56gr as best bang for the buck.

that out of the way, I tried to see how well I could shoot when I was just trying to hit the target - not testing how the rifle worked.

Pretty well!

29 of 29 in the 8" target at 55 yards - 5 shots in the 8 ring were the *worst* 5 shots. 7 bullseyes.

Tried 100 yards. 28 of 30 on an 17" target. Mostly high but stacked in a 6-8" wide column above the bullseye.

I thought that was ok for peep sights!

That MP15 shoots pretty good.

Posted by: ArthurK at May 19, 2019 07:34 PM (q3yV9)

89 You had you-tube to help you put the thing back together? Spoiled brat!

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 07:34 PM (KOCKb)

90 Most are oriented S to N, for lighting I assume!

Posted by: Weasel
So, old bombing ranges and abandoned 1 mile long WW2 airport runways that are NNE or so would be OK for potential matches?

Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:34 PM (K1IUD)

91 wow. the twatter story from OM was enlightening.

EMMIE! congrats! Can I be on your team?

so, this weekend, I purchased TWO hand held noisemakers.

a Ruger .22 pistol, which I am in love with

and

A GLOCK 19 gen 4!!!!

asap I want to put a thousand rounds into it and see if we can meld together. Then it's time to renew my CPL and feel confident I can defend myself and my fellow parishioners. I'm sick of this shit.

smooches!

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 07:34 PM (PkVlr)

92 76 ... rhomboid, I use the Lee Universal decapping die with the Lee hand press. It works great and I can deprime while listening to music or the ball game. Just have to remember to dump the primers every 20 cases.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:35 PM (bmdz3)

93 I have discovered that I will need to find a handgun with a trigger not too far away from the grip.
Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:27 PM (4HMW


The usual advice is to find a range with rentals or a well-stocked shop and get lots of time handling and operating all kinds of guns, even if you can't fire them all, to see what feels comfortable. Smaller guns and cartridges for smaller people isn't always the best fit, and you might be surprised by which ones feel comfortable and easy to operate for you. That said, you're doing very well with the .38, so it's a good place to start.

just looking at the picture, I'm going to imagine that you dropped the target with one shot and then walked up and unloaded on it on the ground, then lowered your sunglasses and walked away from it while a car exploded behind you in slow motion.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:35 PM (t+qrx)

94 Would love to take any armorer's course relevant to the gunzzz I use. So far, so good, with self-edumucation, and restraint. Do mean to do total disassembly of my XD some time [it's not recommended]. Field strip is nothing, but full disassembly of slide and frame require some pin work. Need to get me some roll pin punches - which I probably need for the [eventual] AR build anyway.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:35 PM (QDnY+)

95 Already bought the G19?
Good on you, Nurse!

SGAmmo and Carolina Munitions has good prices on ammo this weekend, everyone.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:36 PM (xJa6I)

96 So, old bombing ranges and abandoned 1 mile long WW2 airport runways that are NNE or so would be OK for potential matches?


Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:34 PM (K1IUD)
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Sure - you just don't want to be shooting into a rising or setting sun.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:36 PM (MVjcR)

97 I, for one, am truly amused that we are finally having that "national conversation" about abortion and all the lefty heads are exploding.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 07:38 PM (KOCKb)

98 Spent this week at the range zeroing my Arisaka Type 38 and my H & R M1 Garand. Arisaka shot fine at 100 yards and will take her out to 300 and 600 yards next week.

The M1 however, broke a firing pin. Rear foot snapped off. Just didn't sound right when I checked then took her apart and there was the shiny evidence, plus the missing foot.

Have 2 firing pins on the way from Liberty Tree Collectors.....good people.

Anyways, here's how to disassemble an M1 Garand bolt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWhvvTm1cLk

I use the M3A1 combo tool, but a punch works just as well.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 07:38 PM (Z+IKu)

99 The Armorer's class sounds like a good investment to me. I remember when I first started building AR's...and the several humbling trips to the local gunsmith.

Posted by: WVinMN at May 19, 2019 07:39 PM (pV4s0)

100 Good choices Nurse.
I have a Ruger as well. It's a fun shoot.

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 07:39 PM (0tfLf)

101 That's it for this week - have you been to the range?

Why, yes. Cowboy Action Shooting practice. Four Ruger New Vaquero (two Bisley 5-1/2" .357 and two plowhandle 4-5/8" barrel .357 -- my wife likes the smaller handles, I like the Bisley) shooting .38 Special downloaded with 105 grain slugs pushed by "X" charge of Trail Boss, with overall length set to 1.478" so they feed into the 1873 Winchester .357 rifle nice.

Top it off with a Stoeger 20" 12ga SxS.

Revolvers, rifle and shotgun. It's a beautiful thing.

250 .38 spl rounds and 48 shotshells.

Posted by: Dan at May 19, 2019 07:39 PM (+NG5U)

102 97 I, for one, am truly amused that we are finally having that "national conversation" about abortion and all the lefty heads are exploding.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 07:38 PM (KOCKb)

Razorfist was talking about how reframing it as a 'heartbeat' bill was brilliant verbal ju-jutsu.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:40 PM (xJa6I)

103 SGAmmo and Carolina Munitions has good prices on ammo this weekend, everyone.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:36 PM (xJa6I)


Palmetto State Armory has M855 green tips for $32.99/120, with free shipping for 3+ boxes. About $0.28/rnd.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:41 PM (t+qrx)

104 Mark,

Marine recruit son and I went to Tacoma to scout out a few shops and see if the prices were better than in seattle

I finally purchased in seattle for about 100 bucks LESS.

go figure.

son wants to build his own Glock. they sell some interesting paperweights online that might just fit together.......

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 07:41 PM (PkVlr)

105 asap I want to put a thousand rounds into it and see if we can meld together. Then it's time to renew my CPL and feel confident I can defend myself and my fellow parishioners. I'm sick of this shit.

smooches!
Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 07:34 PM (PkVlr)


I am convinced that one of the places where a person should be armed is at church, for two reasons. One, it is probably perceived as a soft target by homicidal maniacs, so we should be ready to engage. Two, the Church is an obstacle to would-be tyrants and some day they are going to try to do away with anyone who won't serve the State before God.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:42 PM (4HMW8)

106
Here's a youtube 'ment I just saw:

How many imbislsols are in the demidummys presidential library now? 25 by the time 2020 rolls around there will be 75 or 100 imbislsols.

Which one of you wrote it?

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 07:42 PM (pmoFd)

107 Weasel, Thanks for the links in the post. The one on the 303 Bristish looks especially interesting. And I wonder if the advice about choosing a revolver will match my well developed biases.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:43 PM (bmdz3)

108 Sure - you just don't want to be shooting into a rising or setting sun.---Ya. At dawn the winds are calm.

Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:43 PM (K1IUD)

109 > 103 SGAmmo and Carolina Munitions has good prices on ammo this weekend, everyone.

SGAmmo always has good prices.

I got my .223 Red Army from them at about 19.5 cents a pop - including shipping.

Posted by: ArthurK at May 19, 2019 07:43 PM (q3yV9)

110 Hey everybody.

Re Black Rifle Coffee: a few months ago when Ben & Jerry's came out with a stupid anti-Trump ice cream flavor, I suggested BR should start up an ice cream offshoot. Idea turned out to be very popular... :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 07:44 PM (miE9U)

111 Thanks, rhomboid. Either the CZ or a NAA MC-22 w wmr/lr combo cyls. Trying to embrace the power of and.
Sigh, my ppt contacts have gone to their rewards.

Posted by: adobe juan kenobe at May 19, 2019 07:44 PM (6Ufv6)

112 104 Mark,

Marine recruit son and I went to Tacoma to scout out a few shops and see if the prices were better than in seattle

I finally purchased in seattle for about 100 bucks LESS.

go figure.

son wants to build his own Glock. they sell some interesting paperweights online that might just fit together.......
Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 07:41 PM (PkVlr)

Nice!

Did he enjoy the weather in Yakima this weekend? Hope he had fun or "fun".

Yes, they do sell Glock frames and assemblies. I hope he finds something he likes.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:44 PM (xJa6I)

113 Also, we should do a combo gun AND food thread. Example topic:

"What food is best improved by being shot at?"

Posted by: qdpsteve at May 19, 2019 07:44 PM (miE9U)

114
That's it for this week - have you been to the range?

Not enough

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (NWiLs)

115 I is here. Finally. Now to read more content. But glad to see that Weasel has set foot in the hallowed state of NH.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (LUAtD)

116 Emmie,

you're reading my mind. I spoke with a couple of the Ushers yesterday at Mass, and asked if we have a "plan."

they got pissed and said no. they are pissed because they have been told NOT to talk about such things. So, we are going to talk about it anyway, because the world is changing and I'm not going to be afraid to go to Mass.

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (PkVlr)

117 just looking at the picture, I'm going to imagine that you dropped the target with one shot and then walked up and unloaded on it on the ground, then lowered your sunglasses and walked away from it while a car exploded behind you in slow motion.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:35 PM (t+qrx)


I'm getting a kick out of imagining myself as a bad-ass.

I'm pretty much a librarian or accountant type.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (4HMW8)

118 Sure - you just don't want to be shooting into a rising or setting sun.---Ya. At dawn the winds are calm.


Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:43 PM (K1IUD)
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Some of my fondest shooting memories are of the sunrise over the desert north of Phoenix.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (MVjcR)

119 emmie, That is one very impressive target in the post. What was the distance?

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:46 PM (bmdz3)

120 115 I is here. Finally. Now to read more content. But glad to see that Weasel has set foot in the hallowed state of NH.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (LUAtD)
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Dude. I totally waved as I went by!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:47 PM (MVjcR)

121 Agreed, hogmartin. My Ruger 22/45 used to cause me to swear, until I just figured out the engineering. But you have to be able to visualize what's going on. And then do it over and over . . .

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 07:49 PM (LUAtD)

122 Nurse Ratched, you are wise. Our church put together a security team with some people formally patrolling the grounds with radio communications and others just carrying in church. It was one of our elders on the security team who took me shooting.

I'm hoping it is not too uncomfortable to carry, because once I get some equipment and a permit, I intend to carry to work and church.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:49 PM (4HMW8)

123
g'early evenin', 'rons

hogmartin: did you get it zero'd?

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 07:52 PM (kHy01)

124 > 122 ...
I'm hoping it is not too uncomfortable to carry, because once I get some equipment and a permit, I intend to carry to work and church.
Posted by: Emmie

Just keep trying smaller and lighter guns until it *is* comfortable. People have a tendency to skip CCW because the gun is uncomfortable.

Posted by: ArthurK at May 19, 2019 07:53 PM (q3yV9)

125
I'm pretty much a librarian or accountant type.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM


go on....

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 07:53 PM (kHy01)

126 Agreed, hogmartin. My Ruger 22/45 used to cause me to swear, until I just figured out the engineering. But you have to be able to visualize what's going on. And then do it over and over . . .
Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 07:49 PM (LUAtD)


Yes, joking aside, the parts in a MkII want to go back together, gravity and other parts just won't let them. Once you figure out how it all fits, you can get them to help instead of fighting you. It doesn't help that it's not exactly intuitive, but none of the steps themselves are difficult.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:55 PM (t+qrx)

127 Nurse, also, based on some insights from Morons in the past, I see no reason to not conceal carry wherever it is legal. First, if it's concealed, no one will be having a fit about a gun on the premises. Second, if someone objects, I guess they can ask me to leave and I'm happy to oblige.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:55 PM (4HMW8)

128 go on....
Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 07:53 PM (kHy01)


..... and married.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:56 PM (4HMW8)

129 There was (or is) a good "game" on Steam called world of guns in which you take apart and put back together various guns. Very detailed, every piece.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at May 19, 2019 07:56 PM (r+sAi)

130 126 Agreed, hogmartin. My Ruger 22/45 used to cause me to swear, until I just figured out the engineering. But you have to be able to visualize what's going on. And then do it over and over . . .
Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 07:49 PM (LUAtD)

Yes, joking aside, the parts in a MkII want to go back together, gravity and other parts just won't let them. Once you figure out how it all fits, you can get them to help instead of fighting you. It doesn't help that it's not exactly intuitive, but none of the steps themselves are difficult.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:55 PM (t+qrx)

Or just buy the MK IV versions like I ended up doing

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 07:56 PM (xJa6I)

131 I'm hoping it is not too uncomfortable to carry, because once I get some equipment and a permit, I intend to carry to work and church.
Posted by: Emmie
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You might want to consider a K frame (think Joe Friday) revolver like a S&W Model 66.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:56 PM (MVjcR)

132 A big leather covered fake Bible comes in real handy on Sundays.

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 07:57 PM (w7KSn)

133 hogmartin: did you get it zero'd?
Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 07:52 PM (kHy01)


Newp. I got it mounted but parents were visiting so dad and I went to the pistol range at Total Firearms in Mason instead.

Also, the mount takes up the whole rail so the MBUS sights had to come off. It's either the scope or the irons and since the scope is 1-4x scope wins for now. There are stlll the MLOK points at 10 and 2 on the forearm but that's for the fancy lads with their EOTechs and their backwards hats and their rap musics. I am a simple unfrozen caveman A2 guy.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (t+qrx)

134 Nurse, also, based on some insights from Morons in the past, I see no reason to not conceal carry wherever it is legal. First, if it's concealed, no one will be having a fit about a gun on the premises. Second, if someone objects, I guess they can ask me to leave and I'm happy to oblige.
Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:55 PM

******

That's my philosophy as well.
It's "Concealed" carry. And I don't tell anyone.

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (0tfLf)

135 > Some of my fondest shooting memories are of the sunrise over the desert north of Phoenix.

Posted by: Weasel
That sounds pleasant. I'm looking at an area about 2450 miles ENE of there. One of the Unorganized Townships in Maine.

Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (K1IUD)

136 Hairyback Guy - wow, a broke firing pin? Is it a CMP rifle? Have 2 HRA M1s, beautiful service grades. They still have them at decent prices, but keep thinking 2 good ones is enough.


Dan, sounds great! Don't expect to do cowboy action, but got my first lever-action recently, and plan to get it company [45 Colt] in the form of a Ruger or Uberti revolver down the road.


Oh - and only reloading thing I have this time is - a guy at the handgun match was giving away components an older friend of his could no longer use [moving into a care facility]. Old stuff, but in good condition. Large pistol primers will be used in my 45ACP; Win 296 powder [just 1 lb.] likely will help increase my tomato yield - 296/H11O is a bit tricky, not sure this is in perfect condition, I only use it in 3O carbine, and won't take any chances with my Quality Hardware 1943 carbine.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (QDnY+)

137 the instructor had seen this before and helpfully mixed everything up into a big pile for me.


Love it when instructors do that.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 07:59 PM (Hg4NE)

138 119 emmie, That is one very impressive target in the post. What was the distance?
Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 07:46 PM (bmdz3)


Well, it was fun pretending to be bad-ass for a few minutes.

The distance was about three yards. My friend asked what my primary goal was and I said "personal defense." So he figured the distance I would most likely need to try first was halfway across my living room.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:59 PM (4HMW8)

139 That sounds pleasant. I'm looking at an area about 2450 miles ENE of there. One of the Unorganized Townships in Maine.


Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (K1IUD)
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Nice! Good luck!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 07:59 PM (MVjcR)

140 I indulged today and brought home a little old Harrington and Richardson 22 revolver. It was made in 1956, blued, six inch barrel, fixed sights. The H and R guns were pretty basic but were reliable and had a reputation for decent accuracy. The double action trigger is the usual H and R heavy but smooth. Single action trigger is decent. This one is nearly pristine. It's clearly seen a lot of rounds but was cared for. It should be a fun little plinker.

I plan to get to the range this week to try it out.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:00 PM (bmdz3)

141 I'm getting a kick out of imagining myself as a bad-ass.

I'm pretty much a librarian or accountant type.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (4HMW
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and when you take off the glasses and let your hair down???

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 08:00 PM (MasTK)

142 yo

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 08:01 PM (u3dHb)

143 Well, it was fun pretending to be bad-ass for a few minutes.

The distance was about three yards. My friend asked what my primary goal was and I said "personal defense." So he figured the distance I would most likely need to try first was halfway across my living room.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:59 PM (4HMW
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Very smart keeping your skillz on the down low!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:02 PM (MVjcR)

144 Weasel, that looks somewhat like a LadySmith, which I'm considering.

I'm not opposed to a semi-auto, but I'd have to find one that fit my hand better than the two I tried.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:02 PM (4HMW8)

145 60 We had a swap meet at the gun club today.

Question for Weasel and others. ........... It will be used in a Savage model 11 bolt action rifle.
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Savage model 11. Maybe the best value in new rifles today. Accurate as all get out, and priced right. And a million accessories are available to trick it out.


About 6 years ago, before I-594 communism in WA state, I answered an online post on a gub thread for a guy who wanted to sell an older model cousin, the 110, in 30.06, wood stock.

We met, and it was obvious the guy was paranoid about gubs. Found out it was gifted to him from some uncle or somesuch who passed, and he just wanted to get rid of it.

It was like new. Probably not more than 50 rounds ever fired, and his departed relative kept it like new.

I got it for $185, down from the $250 he wanted, and the $500+ a new version goes for today. He "worked me" off of my original offer of $150.

My closing question: I know it is a low offer, but I can take it off your hands NOW, and you won't have to worry about it in your house any more.

I still chuckle and approve of my actions that day.


And it was a nail-driver, right up to the time of my boating accident in an icy-cold river.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 08:02 PM (sy5kK)

146 I am not big on Black Rife Coffee, and I usually like strong coffee, French Roast, but BR is too harsh for my taste

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 08:02 PM (u3dHb)

147 Emmie,

you're reading my mind. I spoke with a couple of the Ushers yesterday at Mass, and asked if we have a "plan."

they got pissed and said no. they are pissed because they have been told NOT to talk about such things. So, we are going to talk about it anyway, because the world is changing and I'm not going to be afraid to go to Mass.
Posted by: nurse ratched

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I've been working with my parish priest about such matters. He's giving the whole idea a listen but is a bit guarded. Our ushers are useless for defense as we have children performing the usher duty.

We'll see how this goes but I'm hopeful the priest allows me to organize a specialized team.

Until then - carry every Mass.

Posted by: Tonypete at May 19, 2019 08:03 PM (Y4EXg)

148 Lights out time
Thunder in distance, not sure if lateral movement or heading this way.
Have good evening horde.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 08:04 PM (BbGew)

149 Emmie, very nice shooting!

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 08:05 PM (4knXT)

150 In ROTC class I took an M1 apart and put it back together. No extra parts left over.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 08:05 PM (dC1N1)

151 58 Nietzsche says that there is no gun.
Posted by: Cicero
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Plato says that we only perceive images of the ideal gun.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 07:21 PM (CDGwz)



Never let perfect stand in the way of good.

Otherwise, your gub safe will never be full.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 08:05 PM (sy5kK)

152 My friend asked what my primary goal was and I said "personal defense." So he figured the distance I would most likely need to try first was halfway across my living room.
Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 07:59 PM (4HMW


Did any of the neighbors complain?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:05 PM (t+qrx)

153 136 ... rhomboid,
Be careful. Those lever action rifles, especially paired with a revolver in the same caliber, are addictive. Don't ask how I know.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:05 PM (bmdz3)

154 4 Weasel, that looks somewhat like a LadySmith, which I'm considering.

I'm not opposed to a semi-auto, but I'd have to find one that fit my hand better than the two I tried.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:02 PM (4HMW
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We did a thread on compact pistols a few months ago - if you remind me I'll email you a link or you can dig around in the archives linked at the end of the thread.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:06 PM (MVjcR)

155 I have to say that I land up on the side of COL North and COL West if this NRA thing is going kerblooey. I think they are at about the same heading as I am. I've been a member a long time, not a life member but paid up through 2027 (which may be good enough). The fatkatz at the top been living too large it seems. I vote for COL North, and COL West. And I'm a guy who has tickets to the ETEX Friends Of The NRA get-together this coming week and still intend to go.

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 08:06 PM (qBNEP)

156 Black Rifle Coffee - if you don't try the covfefe, at least check out their ads/videos online. Not dainty, but hilarious. The steel plate-shooting version of Jingle Bells - Christmas ad - was particularly moving. Ha!

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:06 PM (QDnY+)

157 Hairyback Guy - wow, a broke firing pin? Is it a CMP rifle? Have 2 HRA M1s, beautiful service grades. They still have them at decent prices, but keep thinking 2 good ones is enough.


Yup...originally it was....Great shooter it is but the "weak" spot on the M1 is the firing pin, although this one pin is 20 plus years so I wouldn't call it weak as much as time wears all things eventually.

It is an easy fix and I should have had a back up pin anyways in the butt storage.

Always have extra firing pins for any rifles your own if you can. For the burning times.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 08:07 PM (Z+IKu)

158 We did a thread on compact pistols a few months ago - if you remind me I'll email you a link or you can dig around in the archives linked at the end of the thread.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:06 PM (MVjcR)


http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=379589

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:07 PM (t+qrx)

159 Sure, she's good against cardboard, but let's see her go toe to toe against a 27" color TV.

Posted by: Zombie Elvis Presley at May 19, 2019 08:07 PM (4knXT)

160 Time for a cigar, don't you think?

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:07 PM (MVjcR)

161 154 4 Weasel, that looks somewhat like a LadySmith, which I'm considering.

I'm not opposed to a semi-auto, but I'd have to find one that fit my hand better than the two I tried.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:02 PM (4HMW
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We did a thread on compact pistols a few months ago - if you remind me I'll email you a link or you can dig around in the archives linked at the end of the thread.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:06 PM (MVjcR)

CZ's and the Smith and Wesson M&P might have the short trigger.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:08 PM (xJa6I)

162 Cold rainy day in Bay area in May. Solar minimum ice age confirmed.

Posted by: Max Power at May 19, 2019 08:08 PM (QCc6B)

163 Hiya.

Posted by: ALH, Herself at May 19, 2019 08:08 PM (htgmn)

164 Indiana gun laws are horseshit. I'm traveling across country and back, through a lot of states (CO, KS, OK, AR, TN, NC, VA WV, KY, OH, IN, MO).

The only one where I have to take my piece out of the glove box, and lock it in a hardcase, in the trunk, separated from ammunition and magazines is IN.

What a lame ass shithole.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:09 PM (cMrpH)

165 Tonypete,

I have been. Even without a permit. I figure if I have to use it, being properly permitted will be the least of my worries.

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 08:09 PM (PkVlr)

166 That's my philosophy as well.
It's "Concealed" carry. And I don't tell anyone.
Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (0tfLf)

Bingo.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:10 PM (LUAtD)

167 The only one where I have to take my piece out of the glove box, and lock it in a hardcase, in the trunk, separated from ammunition and magazines is IN.

What a lame ass shithole.

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Just like CA. Sure, you can OWN a gun, just make sure you never keep it where it will do you any good.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 08:10 PM (4knXT)

168 have been. Even without a permit. I figure if I have to use it, being properly permitted will be the least of my worries.
Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 08:09 PM (PkVlr)

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This is what I would do. If I owned a gun, I mean.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 08:11 PM (4knXT)

169 CZ's and the Smith and Wesson M&P might have the short trigger.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:08 PM (xJa6I)


I've heard CZs are very nice. Is that correct?

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:12 PM (4HMW8)

170 Hairyback, I bought spares for my M1s from CMP - firing pin, clip latch spring, a few other things reco'd by people on the CMP forum. And I also use the multi-tool/in the gun disassembly method for the bolt.


Which reminds me - damn makers of the XD discontinued their "tactical" [5-inch barrel] version of the XD9 - my first gub and still only 9mikemike. Need to call them and find out which parts subject to wear/tear are *not* common to the regular XD line, and get spares.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:13 PM (QDnY+)

171 Indiana has reciprocity for CO CCW holders, so you should be able to keep it loaded if you have CO CCW.

MI considers anything inside a vehicle to be "concealed", so it needs to be cased and in the trunk unless you have CCW, in which case you can keep it loaded wherever you want. IN might be the same way.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:13 PM (t+qrx)

172 Nietzsche says that there is no gun.
Posted by: Cicero
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Plato says that we only perceive images of the ideal gun.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc.,

I plink, therefore I am.

Posted by: Miklos Descartes at May 19, 2019 08:15 PM (QzkSJ)

173 Nurse ratchet don't do it in The People's republic of New Jersey.
( just remembered had truck windows down, thunder maybe getting closer)

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 08:15 PM (BbGew)

174 Did not go to the range last week but finished restoring from a barrelled receiver a Long Branch No. 4 Mk. 1/3 that was last FTR'ed at Fazerkly in 1953. The barrel is nearly new and I had to fit a bolt head to a new old stock bolt body. Fortunately, a zero numbered bolt head fitted to nearly perfect headspace after gauging it and indexed exactly correct.

JTB is right about using the Lee Universal Decapper Die. It is strong enough to pop most military primers out, if you do it a lot, get some extra decapping pins which are cheap. You will still need to ream the primer pockets out.

If you do get the Lee Handheld press, get the newer model one that has the quick die change feature.

Posted by: whig at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (WT0Md)

175 I plink, therefore I am.
Posted by: Miklos Descartes at May 19, 2019 08:15 PM (QzkSJ)


Cogito, ergo boom.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (t+qrx)

176 Emmie - CZs are very nice. No revolvers, though [not counting the Dan Wesson brand, which has no small revolvers].


But try everything you can get ahold of before buying. Part of the fun.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (QDnY+)

177 175 I plink, therefore I am.
Posted by: Miklos Descartes at May 19, 2019 08:15 PM (QzkSJ)

Cogito, ergo boom.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (t+qrx)

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LOL you guys are good

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (4knXT)

178 I own a SandW M and P compact. It does not have a safety. I think that would be a negative for a carry gun.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (dC1N1)

179 Emmie, 3 yards is a good practical range to start and from my reading is a realistic distance.

BTW, Mrs. JTB has tiny hands and is very comfortable with the Smith and Wesson M and P semi-auto in 9mm. Small and flat and darn accurate.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (bmdz3)

180
I plink, therefore I am.

Posted by: Miklos Descartes at May 19, 2019 08:15 PM


well played

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (kHy01)

181 Laser PET II -
How does he achieve repetition (after 4 shot in one second) with a laser round?

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (Hg4NE)

182 Consider IN to be part of America - surprised to hear about that gun law.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (QDnY+)

183 So... CZ VZ50 .32auto - reliable, cool cold war relic mouse gun... or jamamatic commie junk? Are there really more pistols in USA than magazines? Where da mags at?

Posted by: adobe juan kenobe at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (0U8MI)

184 Mike Hammer @ 23- Mondo Kane! Did you see it at the drive-in? My then youngish girlfriend asked why are you holding your hands over your crotch?

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (qBNEP)

185 164 Indiana gun laws are horseshit. I'm traveling across country and back, through a lot of states (CO, KS, OK, AR, TN, NC, VA WV, KY, OH, IN, MO).

The only one where I have to take my piece out of the glove box, and lock it in a hardcase, in the trunk, separated from ammunition and magazines is IN.

What a lame ass shithole.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:09 PM (cMrpH)


Indiana or Illinois? I thought Indiana had reasonable gun laws. I know Illinois is a shithole, and not just their gun laws. Anytime I travel east, I stop at the last gas stop in Iowa, fill up with gas, lock any guns in the back and don't stop in Illinois except to take a piss.

Posted by: Iowa Bob at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (bjCNA)

186 http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=379589
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:07 PM (t+qrx)


Good hunting, Hogmartin!

I've heard good things about the Ruger LCP.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (4HMW8)

187 A parallel to the disassembly / disassembly learning curve:

How many of ya have modified or made a tool specifically to ease the task on a certain make or model of gun?

I understand that there are modified parts for the various pre Mk.IV Ruger .22 autopistols that greatly ease the re-assembly process.

And I have a modified, (notched) standard screwdriver which lets me easily re-seat the trigger rebound block with internal spring, in a S&W revolver action.

Made that one myself, after paying untold sums to NORAD for their aid in tracking springs I'd launched into low-earth orbit.

And damn shame, I lost the self-made jig I'd built to hold a Remington 870 bolt and carrier in alignment with the operating bars...amazing how smooooooth you can make those actions run, as long as everything is honed and polished and set to run in perfect, parallel order.

Fulfillment wise though, I love working on a good S&W or Colt revolver. There's a Zen in getting it all right, timed, slick'd n' smoothed.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at May 19, 2019 08:19 PM (QzJWU)

188 I own a SandW M and P compact. It does not have a safety. I think that would be a negative for a carry gun.
Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (dC1N1)


*shrug*

None of my pistols have external manual safeties.

https://stoatnet.org/bhdsafety.gif

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:19 PM (t+qrx)

189 Emmie, the only thing I'd add (before asking about your librarian glasses)(yes, Moron, therefore crude - apologies to hubby)(but only if he's armed), the best advice I've ever appreciated is:
AIM SMALL, MISS SMALL.
In other words, don't aim for center of mass, aim for middle shirt button.
You'll see what I mean if you practice that way.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:19 PM (LUAtD)

190 68 ... "One more good thing about the CZ P-07, there is a .22 LR Kadet upper you can buy direct from CZ USA."

Mark, We have the 22 Kadet option for our CZ 75b and it is a tack driver. Worth the cost. We both like the feel and balance of the CZ nad putting the 22 adapter on doesn't change that feel.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:21 PM (bmdz3)

191 if you have CO CCW

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Nope. I don't want to register my shit. I've figured out compromises re: carrying that I don't love but keep me inside the letter of the law while minimally impeding me (still too much).

But I can't bring myself to tell a g-man about my stuff.

And, BTW, I have a canoe trip in the morning

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:22 PM (fRz6m)

192 Hairyback, I bought spares for my M1s from CMP - firing pin, clip latch spring, a few other things reco'd by people on the CMP forum. And I also use the multi-tool/in the gun disassembly method for the bolt.
Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:13 PM (QDnY+)

Nice Rboid!....worst thing ever is needing a spare part and can't find one.

Anyone use a muzzle brake on their M1? It replaces the gas cylinder lock so it's not a permanent change....you can always put the rifle back to original...looks intriguing.

https://tinyurl.com/y6dslrvb

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 08:22 PM (Z+IKu)

193 BTW, Mrs. JTB has tiny hands and is very comfortable with the Smith and Wesson M and P semi-auto in 9mm. Small and flat and darn accurate.
Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:16 PM (bmdz3)


Is that a Shield?

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:22 PM (4HMW8)

194 adobe juan, lack specific experience with the VZ-5O, but Czech gunzzz are not "commie junk" [and lots of commie guns are much better than junk] - would be surprised if that gun were a lemon. But what matters is if you want it.


Mags for some out of production models can be an issue. Check around online. Just looked, TripleK in San Diego has mags, $39.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:23 PM (QDnY+)

195 190 68 ... "One more good thing about the CZ P-07, there is a .22 LR Kadet upper you can buy direct from CZ USA."

Mark, We have the 22 Kadet option for our CZ 75b and it is a tack driver. Worth the cost. We both like the feel and balance of the CZ nad putting the 22 adapter on doesn't change that feel.
Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:21 PM (bmdz3)

nice!

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:24 PM (xJa6I)

196 Triple K? Reeeeee!!!11!

; )

Posted by: adobe juan kenobe at May 19, 2019 08:25 PM (0U8MI)

197 YD, isn't it illegal to conceal carry in Colorado without a permit?

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:26 PM (4HMW8)

198 Indiana or Illinois?

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IN. I know, I was surprised too. I chalk it up to proximity with the Land of Obama (where I will not set foot if possible. Better to cut south and around). If you want to use I-80 Eastbound you have to, though.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:26 PM (fRz6m)

199 Jim, part of the trigger assembly on the CZ-83 is apparently a bear to re-assemble, a guy has invented a "tool" [from a paper clip] to help do it. Need to check it out as some day will want to do full disassembly on the CZ-83s.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:27 PM (QDnY+)

200 But I can't bring myself to tell a g-man about my stuff.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:22 PM (fRz6m)


CCW licenses the carrier, not any particular weapon. A CPL holder can carry any legal sidearm they want. But that's for MI. I don't know if other states say you can only weapons that you put on your ticket or whatever.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:27 PM (t+qrx)

201 Weasel, fantastic job. Important colon in the next week or two we need to address 80% lower completion in the impending laws in Washington state July 1st. as best as I can understand these Waze it appears that possession of 80% lower and the means to complete it or tools that can be used to construct a non-registered receiver and the intent to complete will become illegal. In other words possession of an 80% lower in a file would be a crime as his possession of a 3D printer and software files to run off a receiver. I think it's actually more catastrophic than that but that's my nutshell interpretation. If that's the case we need to discus 80% lowers and strategies for those of us trapped in the people's republic of Washington and similar extremist jurisdictions. As well as how the state law contrast with federal law and Eddy legal action that may be pinned and trying to fight this ridiculous crap. Thanks for all you do and thanks for addressing us if you think it's worthwhile.

Posted by: M K Ultra at May 19, 2019 08:28 PM (nxw5n)

202 Re, the NRA:
Lifetime member. Never have appreciated LaPierre.
I'd love to audit the books.
EVERY organization gets corrupted over time, with individuals believing their shit don't stink; therefore, they are entitled to goodies.
But, it is the premier organization that has protected the 2 Am. Not always in the best way, but it's been effective.
The Left would love if it self-destructed. Can't have that happen.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:28 PM (LUAtD)

203 adobe - name is for the family name, begins with a K. Three kids inherited the biz, I think. Friend knows one of them, I might have, back in junior high.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:28 PM (QDnY+)

204 Autocorrect is my enema...

Posted by: M K Ultra at May 19, 2019 08:29 PM (nxw5n)

205 So, we are going to talk about it anyway, because the world is changing and I'm not going to be afraid to go to Mass.
Posted by: nurse ratched



Tell them the story about those four cops in Houston shooting each other in that Tuttle raid.
You've got to have a plan and stick to it or things can go really south. Work up, what ifs.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 08:29 PM (Hg4NE)

206 I don't know if other states say you can only weapons that you put on your ticket or whatever.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:27 PM

NY does. Or at least it did 20+ years ago when I had my carry permit there. Probably gotten worse since then.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at May 19, 2019 08:30 PM (jwrVH)

207 YD, isn't it illegal to conceal carry in Colorado without a permit?
Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:26 PM (4HMW8

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No. You can carry in your car, if it's in the glove box, locked. Easy enough to do in an in accessible way.

On your, person it has to be "locked in a case" separate from the magazine. That's where I have to compromise - not on the "locked case" so much, where it's easy to play games with the letter of the law.

It's the magazine requirement that gets me - I just have to hope I have a few seconds to prepare if the time should ever come

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:30 PM (fRz6m)

208
so anyway, yesterday, completely out of the blue, Twin the Eldest asks me if we could go to the range

Yes. Yes, we can.

We grabbed a black duffel bag full of gats, the 20ga & the clay tossing hardware, & a SBR

She ran through a box of .38, a box of 9mm, and most of a box of .45; then off to the trap field.

She had never shot a shotgun before, and managed to hit eight or nine clays out of 44-ish attempts. Shot 50 rounds of 20ga, then asked if I had any more in the truck.

We ran out of time, so we didn't get to shoot the rifle.

She just txt'd me from work & said that her shoulder is "a little tender" & can we go again next weekend

I've about talked her in to coming to the MiMoMe in June. The idea of a flintlock & a crew served anti aircraft artillery piece has her intrigued


Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:31 PM (kHy01)

209 193 ... Emmie, Yes, it's the Shield which is the smallest version. The M and P Compact is slightly larger but can take more ammo. Mrs. JTB is comfortable with both. Smith really got the ergonomics right with that series.

Oddly, she is also very comfortable with the CZ 75b 9mm, which is a full size steel frame. She did well in competition with it. Not good for concealment, dammit.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:33 PM (bmdz3)

210 CCW licenses the carrier, not any particular weapon.

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But they know you own one. Or likely do. I never buy guns at stores for the same reason. Background check, my left nut. They totally promise you don't go on a list. Super serial.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:33 PM (fRz6m)

211 Posted by: M K Ultra at May 19, 2019 08:28 PM (nxw5n)
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Thanks M K Ultra. I usually try and avoid talking too much about things, especially legal things, that I don't know much about. Having said that, I can certainly put it out there for discussion. Let me see what I can do.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:33 PM (MVjcR)

212 Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:31 PM

Raised her well, you have.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at May 19, 2019 08:33 PM (jwrVH)

213
There's a high school principal in New Jersey named Akbar. Akbar Cook.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 08:34 PM (pmoFd)

214 Alton J.
That is awesome.
I really enjoyed taking my granddaughter out to the range.

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 08:34 PM (0tfLf)

215 132 A big leather covered fake Bible comes in real handy on Sundays.
Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 07:57 PM (w7KSn)

Like Bill Clinton used to carry ?

Posted by: clutch at May 19, 2019 08:35 PM (kiSdp)

216 I've heard CZs are very nice. Is that correct?

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:12 PM (4HMWConsider the CZ 75 Compact in particular, with a shortened trigger worked on by the Cajun Gun Works. It's a double-stack 9mm (14+1), and may be more than you need.The Ruger LC9 is a single-stack, very concealable, and may be more along what you want to try. However, it is so narrow, that of all the single and double stack mag 9mm and 45 acp handguns, it is the one that most hurts me to shoot. It's so narrow to hold that the web between thumb and first finger get bruised.

Posted by: boing! where'd that go?! at May 19, 2019 08:36 PM (K1IUD)

217 to goodies.
But, it is the premier organization that has protected the 2 Am. Not always in the best way, but it's been effective.
The Left would love if it self-destructed. Can't have that happen.
Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:28 PM (LUAtD)
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Good points, RI Red. The whole business just has me really annoyed!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:36 PM (MVjcR)

218 But they know you own one. Or likely do. I never buy guns at stores for the same reason. Background check, my left nut. They totally promise you don't go on a list. Super serial.

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What VPN are you using?

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:37 PM (EOEiY)

219 Ephesians 6:10

Posted by: navybrat swimming upstream at May 19, 2019 08:37 PM (w7KSn)

220 I've about talked her in to coming to the MiMoMe in June. The idea of a flintlock & a crew served anti aircraft artillery piece has her intrigued
Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:31 PM (kHy01)


Neat! See if she has a clean-ish coffee can or something, or else I have to find my powder flask.

UGH, it's probably in the basement somewhere. Yeah, coffee can would be handy for powder. Maybe a peanut butter jar.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:37 PM (t+qrx)

221
Yeah, it's funny how Bush isn't as "Christian" as he was in office.

Time was, Bush was very pro-life. So so pro-life. Funny how all that went away after the 2004 election.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 08:37 PM (pmoFd)

222 RI Red, thanks for the guidance. I think I can picture what you mean.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:38 PM (4HMW8)

223 Another reason to carry.
The state of Oregon just released a true freak. Illegal alien rapes a dog to death and gets a whopping 60 days. Oregon refuses to listen to ICE and lets him loose at the end of his term.
You just know that little pervert is coming to a town near you.
Gawd. WTF is wrong with elected officials???

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 08:39 PM (0tfLf)

224
I dunno...the drone target guy never called me back

the bofors gun might just have to be a static display

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:41 PM (kHy01)

225 Just kiddin rhomboid!! Will keep you posted on our california dreamin. If only gun owner suppression was as un PC as "voter suppression" the MSM rails about. The former exists, the latter a fiction.

Posted by: adobe juan kenobe at May 19, 2019 08:41 PM (UffTt)

226 Illegal alien rapes a dog to death

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I'll take "things you never imagined reading, ever" for $1000, Alex.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:41 PM (EOEiY)

227
what happened to the plan of double-bagging the powder in a couple of ziploc bags?

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:42 PM (kHy01)

228 OT

HAHAHAHAH.....Trump calls Amash a lightweight and a loser

Posted by: A dude in MI at May 19, 2019 08:42 PM (SxBH1)

229 I dunno...the drone target guy never called me back

the bofors gun might just have to be a static display
Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:41 PM (kHy01)


Well, kids love cranking the elevation and azimuth thingies and making pew-pew noises anyway.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:42 PM (t+qrx)

230

Call him a "dreamer," please.

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 08:42 PM (pmoFd)

231 I can't wait for the ONT!

Let's Go Blues!

Play "Gloria" again!

(Sorry. Premature exclamation)

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 08:43 PM (Cssks)

232 Diogenes - only what the electorate will tolerate. And it continues to tolerate insane, outrageous behavior, that leads directly to mayhem and death.


And the Eight Year Plan to End Deadly Lawlessness the administration appears to be on is not the answer.


Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:43 PM (QDnY+)

233 What VPN are you using?
Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers

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It's a good point. But CCW is openly a "list." NICS gun sales certainly are even if they won't admit it. NSA lists I'm not *quite* as worried about for a couple reasons, but still...

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 08:43 PM (cMrpH)

234 I'm really appreciating the reommendationd for guns for small hands. Thanks, Horde!

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:43 PM (4HMW8)

235 And not to tell anyone how to raise their kids or run their MoMe, but a black powder pistol would be a great addition if anyone has one. Even long-time shooters are always sort of in awe when they fire one for the first time.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:43 PM (EOEiY)

236
Illegal alien rapes a dog to death

someone needs to hear the song of my people

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:44 PM (kHy01)

237 what happened to the plan of double-bagging the powder in a couple of ziploc bags?
Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:42 PM (kHy01)


Oh, I might even have some of those anti-static bags from computer stuff. That's probably the safest way to transport a few pounds of loose black powder.

Because of the static, you see.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:44 PM (t+qrx)

238 Henry has come out with a combo side gate and tube loader. Brass receiver. It is a beaut.

Posted by: pat at May 19, 2019 08:45 PM (5zZ1Q)

239 Emmie, more practical range advice. Don't aim at the red circle in the middle of a target. Aim at a speck in it or a previous hole.
You will smile. Swearsies.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:45 PM (LUAtD)

240 236
Illegal alien rapes a dog to death

someone needs to hear the song of my people
Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:44 PM (kHy01)

They need to hear a shotgun being chambered, then fired. At close range. It needs to be the last thing they ever hear.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:45 PM (xJa6I)

241 Emmie and boing- CZ75 SP-01 is the shizzle. In the hand or the holster, shooting or carrying, it feels like a Browning Hi-Power and a 1911 had crazee muskrat sex and produced a prodigy. I have one and carry it sometimes if not in the canoe. Mrs. E can handle and shoot it is a most deadly fashion when she does not have a broken arm in rebuilding stage.

Posted by: Eromero at May 19, 2019 08:46 PM (qBNEP)

242
Because of the static, you see.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:44 PM


right

remember the Hindenburg

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 08:46 PM (kHy01)

243 Picture reminds me of a time way back when during FMMS training at Camp Johnson. A enterprising fellow HM thought he was qualified to be a Marine Armorer and when we were cleaning our M-16 me took apart the entire lower receiver. Everything came out of it. The gunny was not happy. Unlike you, he had no idea how to put it back together.

Posted by: Doc at May 19, 2019 08:47 PM (4Corw)

244 239 Emmie, more practical range advice. Don't aim at the red circle in the middle of a target. Aim at a speck in it or a previous hole.
You will smile. Swearsies.
Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:45 PM (LUAtD)


Cool! I will try that!

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:47 PM (4HMW8)

245 I've fired my Henry lever action .410 a few times. Still haven't been able to decrease the Magpie population. I will keep trying.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 08:48 PM (dC1N1)

246 No. You can carry in your car, if it's in the glove box, locked. Easy enough to do in an in accessible way.



On a trip buddy was putting on a spare tire, a car pulls over, a fellow steps out and asks if he needs any help as he is walking towards him. He has a newspaper over one hand, as if he's holding it. Buddy's wife jumps out pistol in hand and tells him to hit the road.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 08:48 PM (Hg4NE)

247 Don't mot black powder guys use the substitutes like Pyrodex, to avoid the black powder problems?

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:48 PM (QDnY+)

248 Don't mot black powder guys use the substitutes like Pyrodex, to avoid the black powder problems?
Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 08:48 PM (QDnY+)


Only for percussion. A flintlock won't ignite Pyrodex, and priming powder for flintlocks is even finer than the main charge.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:50 PM (t+qrx)

249 Eromero, that sounds nice!

I have a chunk of money coming to me this fall. I hope to find just the right handgun. I would rather spend on one very functional weapon than several not-quite-right tries.

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:50 PM (4HMW8)

250 I own a SandW M and P compact. It does not have a safety. I think that would be a negative for a carry gun.

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I went from a Glock to a S&W Shield almost entirely because it offered the thumb safety in that size/caliber. Our youngest has some pretty extensive special needs, and he gets the whole Eddie Eagle don't touch, run away, tell an adult teachings that have been drilled into him, but if something ever happened where he DID get his hands on it, the safety might make the big difference.

That said, I generally flip it off when I'm wearing it.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:50 PM (EOEiY)

251 208 ... AltonJackson, That is great news about the daughter. I hope she gets to try a flintlock or other muzzleloader (traditional only, not those verdammt, inline POS). Our young niece and her husband, both US Army, know all the new military weapons but fell in love with my black powder guns. I sent them home with a percussion rifle, a cap and ball revolver, and the needed tools and components. Black powder really adds another level to the shooting hobby.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 08:50 PM (bmdz3)

252 I really want a flintlock.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:50 PM (MVjcR)

253 I really want a flintlock.

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Build one.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:52 PM (EOEiY)

254 I'm team 'no safety' for CCW pistols.

Under stress, it's one more thing to go wrong.

Mind you, I carried a '92 for over 10 years, so I had good muscle memory for draw/flip safety off.

But simple is better. Glocks and Glock-like are simple.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:53 PM (xJa6I)

255 I should probably be a little more alarmed than I am that there's roughly 500ml by volume of 3Fg black powder in a brass flask somewhere in my house, wholly unaccounted for.

meh.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:53 PM (t+qrx)

256 Sorry if that came out snootily, btw. I didn't mean it to. I just meant thats a good way to get one. I think kits are very reasonable, too.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:54 PM (EOEiY)

257 Ok, guyz/galz. Off to see how GOT ends. Hope I don't need therapy.
Thx, Weasel and crew. Y'all are great.

Posted by: RI Red at May 19, 2019 08:54 PM (gn5nh)

258 gunga la gunga

Posted by: JT at May 19, 2019 08:57 PM (P7e9W)

259 OK. So here's a little anecdote. I was at the farm this weekend and yesterday was sitting in the shade trying to cool off a little. As I was sitting there, a BIG mastiff-type looking dog comes trotting by and lays down under the tractor parked about 15 feet away, but is paying zero attention to me. I realize that if he gets mad and decided to attack me all I have is my phone to throw at him. So I went to the camper and got a pistol just in case. After about 10 minutes, he gets up and trots away. I've never been hunting and have never shot anything living, but it sure made me appreciate having a firearm handy.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:57 PM (MVjcR)

260 Heh. Just had to adjust my nic.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 08:57 PM (4HMW8)

261 Sorry to go off thread, don't shoot me. This is a pretty important development.

It's been long rumored that British Intelligence and maybe even Theresa May knew about the Steele bullshit even before Trump was told and at least half of that is now confirmed.

https://tinyurl.com/y6s473g9

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (/tuJf)

262 256 Sorry if that came out snootily, btw. I didn't mean it to. I just meant thats a good way to get one. I think kits are very reasonable, too.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:54 PM (EOEiY)
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That's not a bad idea!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (MVjcR)

263 A mastiff is a big dog to be running around loose...

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (w7KSn)

264 260 Heh. Just had to adjust my nic.
Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 08:57 PM (4HMW

LOL, nice. Well-earned.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (xJa6I)

265 I really want a flintlock.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:50 PM


Shhboom.

Perhaps at the MeMo, I shall tell you the tale of an informal match I got into one year at the Fort Bridger rendezvous, against a flintlock shooter.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 08:59 PM (DMUuz)

266 I've heard good things about the Ruger LCP.
Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 08:18 PM (4HMW8

If you are interested in tiny 380acp pistols either the LCP II(not the 1st Gen LCP) or the kahr cw380 are good options.

Also the M&P SHIELD 9MM is still dirt cheap at PSA $250.

So if you want a single stack 9mm the Shield, Ruger LC9s or Kahr CM9 are all good choices.

If you want a slightly bigger 9mm the Ruger security 9 pistols are very good for the price either the "full sized" or compact. ( They are the same size as the compact Glock 19 & sub-compact 26)



Posted by: Ratus at May 19, 2019 08:59 PM (oi/mz)

267 I love mastiffs. Good dogs. But damn big.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:59 PM (xJa6I)

268 Heh. Just had to adjust my nic.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 08:57 PM (4HMW
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Nice!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:59 PM (MVjcR)

269 I've never been hunting and have never shot anything living, but it sure made me appreciate having a firearm handy.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:57 PM (MVjcR)


Surely WeaselDog would have protected you, had she been there?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:00 PM (t+qrx)

270 261 Sorry to go off thread, don't shoot me. This is a pretty important development.

It's been long rumored that British Intelligence and maybe even Theresa May knew about the Steele bullshit even before Trump was told and at least half of that is now confirmed.

https://tinyurl.com/y6s473g9
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (/tuJf)

I'd believe just about anything about perfidious Albion at this point

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:01 PM (xJa6I)

271 267 I love mastiffs. Good dogs. But damn big.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 08:59 PM (xJa6I)
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I'm not 100% sure of the breed, but I was 110% sure of the teeth and jaws.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (MVjcR)

272 I've shot a flintlock a few times. Seems like it takes forever for the charge to go off.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (dC1N1)

273 Jack Straw, I am also reading about some new developments.

a) Julian Assange's possessions at the embassy are being turned over to US prosecutors.
b) Comey's book ironically is going to provide evidence essential to his eventual prosecution.

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (w7KSn)

274 That's not a bad idea!
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (MVjcR)

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I have no experience with them, but I'm told these are they way to go if you want to do it right the first time:

Jim Chambers

http://www.flintlocks.com/index.htm

I like that you can supply your own wood if you'd like. That would be neat if there was something special you'd like to incorporate.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (EOEiY)

275 255 I should probably be a little more alarmed than I am that there's roughly 500ml by volume of 3Fg black powder in a brass flask somewhere in my house, wholly unaccounted for.

meh.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 08:53 PM (t+qrx)

It'll be a surprise for someone.

If you have a fire it could go badly.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (ycWCI)

276 Way to go, Emmie!

Whoohoo!

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 09:03 PM (PkVlr)

277 Don't mot black powder guys use the substitutes like Pyrodex, to avoid the black powder problems?


Can't use pyrodex in flintlocks, due to the high ignition temperature, and savvy shooters don't use it in percussion either, because it does horrible things to barrel steel over time.

Black powder isn't nearly as bad as folks seem to think it is.

Posted by: Grey Fox at May 19, 2019 09:03 PM (bZ7mE)

278 Thank you, Ratus. I am keeping an eye out for handguns with a short distance to the trigger so I can reach it.

I have the hands of a ten-year-old.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:03 PM (4HMW8)

279 Even Dirty Harry blew a cop away or two once in a while (Magnum Force I think) albeit crooked ones.

Posted by: Hayden Sterling at May 19, 2019 09:03 PM (7O3zK)

280 I've been following the NRA debacle from the sidelines. I'm a life member, but I've been working with boards of directors longer than I've been a life member.

First reaction: Too damned many board members. That in turn leads to a very small number of influential directors running the show. LaPierre (that name alone tells me that he should go) probably has his tongue strategically placed, well, wherever.

This kind of diffusion of responsibility on the part of directors almost always leads to an imperial CEO who forgets that he is supposed to answer to the board, not vice versa.

Posted by: Furious George at May 19, 2019 09:04 PM (rDq8D)

281 Surely WeaselDog would have protected you, had she been there?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:00 PM (t+qrx)
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WD was actually my first thought - not sure how the big dog might've reacted to her little yappy self!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:04 PM (MVjcR)

282 And not to tell anyone how to raise their kids or run their MoMe, but a black powder pistol would be a great addition if anyone has one. Even long-time shooters are always sort of in awe when they fire one for the first time.
Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 08:43 PM


Loading and shooting one generally results in an ear-to-ear grin!

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:04 PM (DMUuz)

283 I have no experience with them, but I'm told these are they way to go if you want to do it right the first time:

Jim Chambers

http://www.flintlocks.com/index.htm

I like that you can supply your own wood if you'd like. That would be neat if there was something special you'd like to incorporate.


Him or Jim Kibler, who uses Chambers' locks.

Posted by: Grey Fox at May 19, 2019 09:04 PM (bZ7mE)

284 Jim Chambers

http://www.flintlocks.com/index.htm

I like that you can supply your own wood if you'd like. That would be neat if there was something special you'd like to incorporate.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (EOEiY)
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Thanks - I will check that out!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:05 PM (MVjcR)

285 I'm not 100% sure of the breed, but I was 110% sure of the teeth and jaws.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (MVjcR)

That is why the Romans bred them as guard dogs.

From what I have heard they are pretty darn good natured and good with kids evidently, always conscious of their size- which is nice in a dog that big.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:05 PM (ycWCI)

286 >>a) Julian Assange's possessions at the embassy are being turned over to US prosecutors.
b) Comey's book ironically is going to provide evidence essential to his eventual prosecution.

I heard about the first but not the second but I can't say I'm surprised. For a guy who spent a big part of his career at the top of criminal law he doesn't seem to be able to keep his mouth shut.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 09:05 PM (/tuJf)

287 >>>I have the hands of a ten-year-old.

Give them back!



Posted by: Ten-Year-Old at May 19, 2019 09:05 PM (EfMCv)

288 276 Way to go, Emmie!

Whoohoo!

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 09:03 PM (PkVlr)


I am looking forward to another range trip. Shooting is kind of scary, but I'd like to be proficient enough to address a threat should I encounter one.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:05 PM (4HMW8)

289 I've shot a flintlock a few times. Seems like it takes forever for the charge to go off.
Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM


Not if they're well-tuned. Few are.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:06 PM (DMUuz)

290 First thing I took apart was an old Zenith console TV/Stereo we were replacing.. it was in the basement..
My brother and I had pitched in our meager funds to buy a Kingston bass guitar but could not afford an amplifier.. it would be another year before we had enough for that.
Anyway, I was thinking.. geez THIS is an amplifier! Through sheer luck, I found hacking into the stylus leads on the turntable proved to be perfect for amplifying a bass guitar!
Mom and Dad were aghast.. Dad got a loan for me and bro to buy an amp.. took two years to pay for it.. That's how people raised kids in the 50's/60's. Taught me responsibility

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 19, 2019 09:06 PM (438dO)

291 Here is Kibler's website: https://kiblerslongrifles.com/

Jim Chambers is a friend of mine and a great guy, but his kits do require a bit more work than Kibler's new CNC kits.

Posted by: Grey Fox at May 19, 2019 09:06 PM (bZ7mE)

292 you're reading my mind. I spoke with a couple of the Ushers yesterday at Mass, and asked if we have a "plan."

they got pissed and said no. they are pissed because they have been told NOT to talk about such things. So, we are going to talk about it anyway, because the world is changing and I'm not going to be afraid to go to Mass.
Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 07:45 PM (PkVlr)

Our church and Christian School are not gun free zones and members are encouraged to carry whether attending church or school. Just have to have a NC concealed carry permit. I always carry when attending as do a number of other members.

Posted by: Agitator at May 19, 2019 09:06 PM (m9DnX)

293 gotta start the fire for HRH's din-din.

checked on Dad in the horsepistol.

doing okay today, going for a CT guided biopsy of some lesions on his L7-8 vertebrae to see what's going on. if pathology says "bad stuff", he starts radiation treatment on them immediately.

still no word on when they're planning on checking out the prostate.

still better care then where he was, where nothing would be done for at least another 7-10 days, and then only a visit to the SNF by Doctor Red Dot.

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 09:06 PM (MasTK)

294 Weasel, Have you fired a flintlock before? They are habit forming.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (bmdz3)

295 It'll be a surprise for someone.

If you have a fire it could go badly.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:02 PM (ycWCI)


It wouldn't be with the flammable stuff in the garage, because I'd have kept it somewhere climate-controlled. It would be away from ignition sources, and with other combustible materials. I just have to check all of the places that could be.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (t+qrx)

296 Grey Fox, good that I asked - I'm learning here. Funny, have not had many black powder guys at the range on duty days, normally I pick people's brains at the range [one of the great things about RO duty - that, and shooting about every type of gun there is, courtesy of the owners].

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (QDnY+)

297 Nood

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (4knXT)

298 noooooo

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (xJa6I)

299 It's still good, it's still good...

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (xJa6I)

300 Everybody is good at demo.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (pw+jk)

301 It wouldn't be with the flammable stuff in the garage, because I'd have kept it somewhere climate-controlled. It would be away from ignition sources, and with other combustible materials. I just have to check all of the places that could be.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (t+qrx)

Climate controlled. Away from flammables or ignition sources.

Is it in the freezer?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (ycWCI)

302 Huh. I just discovered that Jim Chambers shop is ten miles outside of Asheville. That might be a nice day trip for me and the kids this summer.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 09:09 PM (EOEiY)

303 Nood
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (4knXT)


Oh dear.

Well, I think I'll go see if I can find that flask.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:10 PM (t+qrx)

304 I used to mix my own model airplane fuel. I have a bottle of nitro methane, lots of methanol and something for lube. Can't remember what.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 09:10 PM (dC1N1)

305 t's been long rumored that British Intelligence and maybe even Theresa May knew about the Steele bullshit even before Trump was told and at least half of that is now confirmed.
ttps://tinyurl.com/y6s473g9
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 08:58 PM (/tuJf)

That woman is a piece of work.

She belongs in gaol.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 09:10 PM (Z+IKu)

306 294 Weasel, Have you fired a flintlock before? They are habit forming.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (bmdz3)
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No, but they sure look like fun!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:10 PM (MVjcR)

307 Hmmm, ewok has posted a GoT thread. Since I have not seen one minute of it and won't, I'll remain here.



Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (QDnY+)

308 Nood is a Game of Thrones thread. Care level = 0.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (DMUuz)

309 Is it in the freezer?
Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:08 PM (ycWCI)


That's a good guess, but no. I wouldn't have kept it anywhere it could get below about 50° because of condensation.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (t+qrx)

310 I'll hang around for a while if y'all want to keep talking guns.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (MVjcR)

311 Guns, God, and Good women; what else does a thread need? hmm, Tip o'the Makers Mark to the thread master, Weasel.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (Hg4NE)

312 I'll be in and out. Y'all have fun and thanks as always, Weasel.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (EOEiY)

313 311 Guns, God, and Good women; what else does a thread need? hmm, Tip o'the Makers Mark to the thread master, Weasel.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 09:12 PM (Hg4NE)
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Why thank you!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (MVjcR)

314 Headspacing. T'would be a fine topic, Marse Weasel.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (DMUuz)

315 That's a good guess, but no. I wouldn't have kept it anywhere it could get below about 50° because of condensation.
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:11 PM (t+qrx)

Probably not in the walk in humidor I hear comes with Platinum membership.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (ycWCI)

316 272 ... Ronster, A properly tuned flintlock with a decent lock should go off about as fast as a percussion gun. A delay usually means the vent hole is too small or there's too much powder in the pan.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (bmdz3)

317 >>>I have the hands of a ten-year-old.

Give them back!

Posted by: Ten-Year-Old


How did you type that? Never mind, don't want to know.

Posted by: Bob the Bilderberg at May 19, 2019 09:15 PM (y8AGO)

318 This might be more appropriate to the gun thread in two weeks, but I have a few more 'Fuck you, WA' purchases too.

I actually have enough rifles, unless I'm going to be equipping a platoon on my own...and I don't know that many local morons who don't have their own. So I bought some more semi-auto pistols, since that's what the newest fucking gun control law targets.

Anyway. I have another Ruger MK IV coming, with the 45 grip angle. I decided on a Glock 42 for the 380, based on the sheer numbers of inexpensive extended magazines for them. And I decided to get another 1911, a Ruger stainless with wood grips.

It'll be a couple weeks until I can test them, but I'll post another long range report when I do.

I'll be in Victoria next weekend, so will miss my range visit.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:15 PM (xJa6I)

319

GoT Spoiler: the dragons are completely tired of humans shit, and burn the entire species out of existence. End of story.

Posted by: M K Ultra at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (nxw5n)

320 Emmie Oakley. I love it!! That nic will have me smiling for some time.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (bmdz3)

321 Has anyone here shot either the Cobra or King Cobra - the new ones, from Colt? Have read very good things about both.


As I'm in CA, neither is available to me, but in my case I am fortunate to have both an older King Cobra [pics thereof graciously featured by Weasel on one of the first gun threadz], and the Cobra's closest antecedent, the Magnum Carry.


Still curious if anyone in the Horde has tasted either flavor yet.


Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (QDnY+)

322 Regarding the Five Eyes, with friends like these...

Posted by: navybrat, occasional commentater at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (w7KSn)

323 Headspacing. T'would be a fine topic, Marse Weasel.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (DMUuz)
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Now there's an idea. Might have to let that wait a bit tho, I probably stretched a lot of people's patience with the epic reloading series!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:18 PM (MVjcR)

324 321 Has anyone here shot either the Cobra or King Cobra - the new ones, from Colt? Have read very good things about both.


As I'm in CA, neither is available to me, but in my case I am fortunate to have both an older King Cobra [pics thereof graciously featured by Weasel on one of the first gun threadz], and the Cobra's closest antecedent, the Magnum Carry.


Still curious if anyone in the Horde has tasted either flavor yet.


Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:16 PM (QDnY+)

I shot a King Cobra many moons ago. It was Colt quality back when that meant something. If you have an old one, say made in the 80's, it should be very, very nice. But honestly, I didn't shoot it any better than a simple S&W model 10. Just the way my hands grip revolvers.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (xJa6I)

325 312 I'll be in and out. Y'all have fun and thanks as always, Weasel.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 09:13 PM (EOEiY)
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You're very welcome!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (MVjcR)

326 JTB at May 19, 2019 09:14 PM (bmdz3)


Well, this was a kit gun my friend put together. So who knows.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 09:19 PM (dC1N1)

327 Ronster, A properly tuned flintlock with a decent lock should go off about as fast as a percussion gun. A delay usually means the vent hole is too small or there's too much powder in the pan.

Virtually all modern locks need some work out of the box, ranging from light tuning in the case of the better custom locks to extensive rework in the case of the not-so-great. A lock off a factory gun is often a piece of junk. Curiously, even low-end trade locks on originals tend to work very well indeed.

Percussion locks are a lot easier to make functional without a lot of handwork.

Posted by: Grey Fox at May 19, 2019 09:20 PM (bZ7mE)

328 Topic suggestion:

Since so many morons and 'ettes are buying guns, how about 'Good first-timer double stack 9mms'?

Should be good for some flame wars as well as useful info.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM (xJa6I)

329 306 "Weasel, Have you fired a flintlock before? They are habit forming.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:07 PM (bmdz3)
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No, but they sure look like fun!"

We'll have to correct this deprived condition. And yes, they are a LOT of fun.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (bmdz3)

330 And my initial reaction to the DailyMail story helpfully linked by the diligent JackStraw was like others' - the account doesn't take account of many material items and very likely connections long known to those closely following the UK tentacle of the Mega-Scandal. Additionally, the way the account describes
senior UK intel types taking the silly "dossier" seriously makes them look ridiculous in ways they don't even seem to comprehend.


Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (QDnY+)

331
Since so many morons and 'ettes are buying guns, how about 'Good first-timer double stack 9mms'?

Should be good for some flame wars as well as useful info.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM (xJa6I)
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I could try that but truth be told I don't really keep up with all of the latest and greatest offerings. Not sure I will do it justice, but I can try it sometime. Thanks!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:25 PM (MVjcR)

332 GoT thread? Zero interest, if that much. The gun thread is too much fun.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:25 PM (bmdz3)

333 GoT thread? Zero interest, if that much. The gun thread is too much fun.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:25 PM (bmdz3)
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Why thank you JTB. And someday I'd like to take you up on your offer!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:27 PM (MVjcR)

334 Virtually all modern locks need some work out of the box, ranging from light tuning in the case of the better custom locks to extensive rework in the case of the not-so-great. A lock off a factory gun is often a piece of junk. Curiously, even low-end trade locks on originals tend to work very well indeed.
Posted by: Grey Fox at May 19, 2019 09:20 PM (bZ7mE)


Corollary: I bought a Traditions flintlock years ago, with the idea that I would buy a capable, bog-standard, unremarkable but functional example rather than buy a fancy one right off. Then, once I figure out what I like and don't like about the entry-level model, use the money I saved over buying an expensive one right away and put it into a better one, now that I know what I want in a nicer one.

Well it turns out that I want a gun that makes a shaTHOOM sound and a silly cloud of smoke after a perceptible lock time, and then punches big dumb holes in paper around 50-75 yards away with surprising accuracy for a primitive weapon with rudimentary sights. So I never upgraded, because I can't think of anything it doesn't do that I want it to. the wood looks more like dorm furniture than a work of art, but otherwise, mission accomplished.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:28 PM (t+qrx)

335 Since so many morons and 'ettes are buying guns, how about 'Good first-timer double stack 9mms'?

Should be good for some flame wars as well as useful info.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM


Dood. One's first should be a 1911. This is known.

Now please, finish your beverage, have another or three, and then depart my lawn.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:28 PM (DMUuz)

336 Duncanthrax, what makes a 1911 special?

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM (4HMW8)

337 Since so many morons and 'ettes are buying guns, how about 'Good first-timer double stack 9mms'?
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:21 PM


C96 supremacy.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:31 PM (t+qrx)

338 Give me at least a parts diagram and I can usually get an assembly back together and working.

Sometimes a more detailed diagram is needed as to special techniques for disassembly/assembly.

There's a couple firearms I have that without some instructions how they come apart and how they go back together is NOT intuitive.

I've been taking stuff apart to fix for about 60 years. My father was a combo electrician and appliance repair and I learned a lot from him, then 6 years Navy. My working career has always had some component of troubleshooting/repair/assembly within it at some stage.

Strangely enough I don't really care for jigsaw puzzles.

Posted by: jakee308 - Hylozoist at May 19, 2019 09:32 PM (D4OO0)

339 Corollary: I bought a Traditions flintlock years ago, with the idea that I would buy a capable, bog-standard, unremarkable but functional example rather than buy a fancy one right off. Then, once I figure out what I like and don't like about the entry-level model, use the money I saved over buying an expensive one right away and put it into a better one, now that I know what I want in a nicer one.

Well it turns out that I want a gun that makes a shaTHOOM sound and a silly cloud of smoke after a perceptible lock time, and then punches big dumb holes in paper around 50-75 yards away with surprising accuracy for a primitive weapon with rudimentary sights. So I never upgraded, because I can't think of anything it doesn't do that I want it to. the wood looks more like dorm furniture than a work of art, but otherwise, mission accomplished.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 09:28 PM (t+qrx)
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That sounds like what I'm looking for !!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:34 PM (MVjcR)

340 327 ... "Virtually all modern locks need some work out of the box, ranging from light tuning in the case of the better custom locks to extensive rework in the case of the not-so-great. A lock off a factory gun is often a piece of junk."

Grey Fox, I agree. But sometimes you get lucky. My Lyman Great Plains Rifle has an excellent lock, especially for a production gun. I also have an old Traditions flinter. Oddly, given their reputation for flintlocks, it sparks well and is almost as fast as the GPR.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:35 PM (bmdz3)

341 Appropos of nothing - but gunzzzz!, so, on-topic - early in May, watching the Russian Victory Day parades on russki TV, I was reminded they use SKS's for the parade role. Nice blonde stocks, white leather slings. Think that was the last Russian service rifle with a wood stock - to me, always the best for parade use.


In the US, M1 Garands are standard for parade and "show" drill - correct?


Wonder if any other major countries use wood-stocked rifles in this role [think Japan and South Korea also use M1s].


Related - any Moron who hasn't had the chance to see the Marines' "evening parade" at the Commandant's quarters/barracks @ Eighth and I in DC, do it. Believe it runs June-September. They do other appearances elsewhere, but I think there's nothing like the whole package they do at the barracks.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:35 PM (QDnY+)

342 Mark!

You did not ask me for permission before leaving for Canada land?

How am I going to pop the cherry on my new Glock without you?

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 09:40 PM (PkVlr)

343 Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:35 PM (QDnY+)
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Agree a bazillion percent.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:40 PM (MVjcR)

344 Duncanthrax, what makes a 1911 special?
Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM


Aw, heck. Sadly, Emmie, I don't have time to expound at length on the pros (and cons) of the 1911 right now. Grip angle, ergonomics, and in .45 ACP, a superb pistol cartridge.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:42 PM (DMUuz)

345 She belongs in an unmarked grave, having been previously hung by the neck until dead, dead, dead.

as all traitors should be.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 09:10 PM (Z+IKu)
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FTFY!

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 09:42 PM (MasTK)

346 On Johnny Carson, it was six Marines it think, doing a drill with arms. I've never seen anything like it sense. It was fantastic.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 09:44 PM (Hg4NE)

347 Perhaps next week, if you're around Emmie? Nice target, BTW!

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 09:45 PM (DMUuz)

348 Duncanthrax, what makes a 1911 special?
Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM
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John Moses Browning (PBUH)

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:45 PM (MVjcR)

349 L and R, which make excellent flintlocks, offer drop in replacements for a number of older (CVA) and lower price guns. Even with the replacement cost of the lock, it could still be cheaper than some of the higher end (i.e., fancier) flinters.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:45 PM (bmdz3)

350 Thank you, Duncanthrax. Next time is fine.

Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:47 PM (4HMW8)

351 342 Mark!

You did not ask me for permission before leaving for Canada land?

How am I going to pop the cherry on my new Glock without you?
Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 09:40 PM (PkVlr)

You don't need me to pop a cherry.
You'll be fine.
We can shoot together week after the holiday

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:48 PM (xJa6I)

352 OK everyone - before the ONT comes along, thanks again for stopping by! Hope to see you again next Sunday!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (MVjcR)

353 Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM (4HMW

Nurse can chime in here, too, as she shoots a 1911 better than I do.

But the trigger pull is short and sharp, the weight of the pistol makes the .45 more of a 'push' recoil impulse rather than a 'snap' like a 9mm or a .40. The grip safety is also nice for new gun users.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, buy ammo at May 19, 2019 09:50 PM (xJa6I)

354 Thanks again, Weasel. These gun threads are such a pleasant way to end the weekend.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (bmdz3)

355 Thanks again, Weasel. These gun threads are such a pleasant way to end the weekend.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 09:52 PM (bmdz3)
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Thanks JTB - but if it weren't for you all it would just be me talking to myself!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 09:53 PM (MVjcR)

356 Thanks for the thread, and thanks, especially, for the archive. I skimmed the reloading threads, but now have been informed by She Who Must Be Obeyed that reloading will become my new hobby.

Posted by: stonecutter at May 19, 2019 09:58 PM (Bfr22)

357 Duncanthrax, what makes a 1911 special?
Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:30 PM
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it was designed by John Moses Browning (PBUH) for one.

it's chambered in 45ACP, for another.

it's robust, reliable, often imitated, but never equaled and, at my house, i'm lucky that HRH didn't immediately fall in love with mine, but took the long way around: Glock, MandP, Hi-Power, Para Ord Warthog, Kimber to get to the 1911 frame.

otherwise i'd be SOL.

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 10:18 PM (MasTK)

358 have the hands of a ten-year-old.
Posted by: Emmie Oakley at May 19, 2019 09:03 PM (4HMW

If you really do have tiny hands, the Kahr CW 380 and CT 380 are truly diminutive. (Also, if you get the "mag guts" replacement spring kit you get an extra round in the magazines. From 6 to 7 in the flush fit and 7-8 in the extended/CT sized magazine.)

The Browning 1911-380 is also an okay option for 1911 type of pistol.

But check out the Colt defender in 45acp, it's a little bigger but it is a very nice low recoiling piss compared to others of the same size. ( I know of a few 5'-ish women who love them and shoot them better than anything else.)

Posted by: Ratus at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (oi/mz)

359 Also, check out some YouTube videos on any of the pistols mentioned in this post.

Posted by: Ratus at May 19, 2019 11:07 PM (oi/mz)

360 That's " ...low recoiling pistol compared..."

Posted by: Ratus at May 19, 2019 11:08 PM (oi/mz)

361 Additionally, the way the account describes
senior UK intel types taking the silly "dossier" seriously makes them look ridiculous in ways they don't even seem to comprehend.


Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 09:23 PM (QDnY+)

And the leftard reporter talks about Steele "uncovering" these allegations. That must be a Brit euphemism for "pulled out of his ass".

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at May 19, 2019 11:56 PM (7njPr)

362 Didn't see the Mayor Pete FOX thingy, but did anyone call him out for crapping all over Thomas Jefferson?

Didn't think so.


F*** yourself Mayor Pete

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 20, 2019 12:19 AM (aiCMN)

363 So, do I register as 3rd down?

Posted by: Cold Civil War at May 20, 2019 04:38 AM (Z2PYk)

Food Thread: Don't Put Inane Things In Good Food

CBD water.jpg

The label says:

UTILIZING NANOTECHNOLOGY
10,000,000 NANOGRAMS CBD
Now, in the interest of full disclosure, I didn't pick up the bottle and read what it may have explained about this miracle of modern technology, but the last time I checked, nanograms were a measure of weight which has nothing to do with nanotechnology other than the prefix. Although I did look at their website and I am now dumber for the experience.

I guess some people need to feel good about their diets and want to infuse everything they eat with some virtue-signalling message that "YES, I am a higher-order human who cares about important things like drinking water with 0.01 grams of CBD/liter." Yeah...math...some of us can do it!

But I much prefer my food and drink to be simpler...to satisfy the requirement of being...oh...I don't know...good to eat and drink!

So pour me three fingers of a good scotch (just a splash of water unless it's something really good), and please don't overcook my steak, but I do want some char (I like eating free radicals!), so pay attention!

What? Vegetables? Sure! Take a peak below the fold.

******

Yup. I found an extra package of bacon in the freezer, and since my reflexive behavior when I find something yummy in there is to defrost it without having a plan for its use, I ended up with this.

Fresh green beans and bacon. No salt or pepper or spices.

baconveggies2.jpg

In retrospect I should have used a bit of pepper, but they really did turn out well.

baconveggies1.jpg

I feel quite virtuous...vegetables, low-carb, and fat for the keto people. This, paired with a good steak and nice bottle of Zinfandel might be the perfect meal.

******

I think Sloppy Joes are fine dining, so I am unsure why these folks feel the need to complicate them. But I would try it. Once. I really don't think it's a good combination. There is something to be said for those tried-and-true recipes that your mom learned from her mom who learned it from her mom...
Hash Brown Sloppy Joes
But such is the state of a lot of food writing nowadays. Take something that works just fine, and tweak it and make it complicated and add something weird, and hope that the slim-hipped-hipsters go wild.

It's not as bad as putting ketchup on a hot dog, but it's close.

******

porkribs22.jpg

I made some pork ribs in the oven last week, and while they tasted good, there was an interesting texture to the outside that I have never experienced. Sort of leathery, but not terrible. Overall, I was not tremendously pleased with them, although of course I ate them with great gusto because i am a glutton.

Any thoughts? I know that some of you are accomplished pit-masters who scoff at those of us who aren't, but I am curious why that happened, so any input would be much appreciated. Sending me a rack or two of your best ribs would be even more appreciated, but I'll take what I can get.

******

I love Poke. It's easy to make, easy to customize to your own tastes, and it is relatively safe to order in a restaurant because it really is hard to screw up. I don't know how authentically Hawaiian Tuna Poke is, because there are lots of cuisines that have something similar. But wherever it's from, it's worth a taste. And if you like it, make it at home. The only requirement is good tuna (although other firm-fleshed fish will work), and most of us can get good quality frozen tuna.
******

spidersnakemeal.jpg

******

Food and cooking tips, triple-cream cheeses, young wild pigs, crisp bacon, thick and fluffy pita, and good tomatoes that aren't square, pale pink and covered with Mestizo E.coli: cbd dot aoshq at gmail dot com. Any advocacy of French Toast with syrup will result in disciplinary action up to and including being nuked from orbit. And yes, shaking a Manhattan is blasphemy...it's in the Bible!

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Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (BbGew)

2 CBD Water?

Don't want CharlieBrownsDildo in my water, thanks.

Posted by: Robert at May 19, 2019 04:02 PM (OnXIw)

3 Not even with a complete bottle of scotch am I eating that

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:03 PM (BbGew)

4 Skip didn't read content.

Scared of Poke.

Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 04:03 PM (OE84+)

5 Horde dutifully called btw

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:03 PM (BbGew)

6 Still stuck in Wisconsin.

Just me, a service station and cows.

Posted by: Robert at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (OnXIw)

7 Still stuck in Wisconsin.

Just me, a service station and cows.
Posted by: Robert at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (OnXIw)

Cheese curds FTW!!!

Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (OE84+)

8 Sponge!

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (MasTK)

9 Pork ribs are great, the snake things are not

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (BbGew)

10 Aieeee! What is that last picture???
Reminds me of a trip to Taiwan and the stories about "snake alley."

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (W+vEI)

11 What a horrid way to ruin that bacon!

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 04:05 PM (UdKB7)

12 CBD>I made some pork ribs in the oven last week, and while they tasted good, there was an interesting texture to the outside...

Baking bag technique?

Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 04:05 PM (OE84+)

13 Actually there is a restaurant right here I'm gonna probably try later.

I want to see what the Wisconsinite version of a chicken fried steak is like.

Posted by: Robert at May 19, 2019 04:05 PM (OnXIw)

14 off to go pick up tacos for brunch.

and WTF is up with water falling from the sky here in Lost Angels, #Failifornia at the end of May?

pure heresy, i tells ya!

Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 04:06 PM (MasTK)

15 and WTF is up with water falling from the sky here in Lost Angels, #Failifornia at the end of May?

pure heresy, i tells ya!
Posted by: redc1c4 at May 19, 2019 04:06 PM (MasTK)

Amplitude.

Much the reason it was 97 here in SE NC yesterday.

Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 04:07 PM (OE84+)

16 "Don't Put Inane Things In Good Food"


Huh. Kinda reminds me of the hotdog place I went to yesterday. They offered some fun combos such as:

"golden retriever" = dog topped w/mac'n cheese
"seeing eye dog" = dog topped with Vidalia onion and carrots*
"shaggy dog" - dog topped with colseslaw and bbq sauce


*Carrots on a hot dog?????

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:09 PM (W+vEI)

17 UTILIZING NANOTECHNOLOGY
10,000,000 NANOGRAMS
========

Should have gone milliKohms.

Actually, high purity water is[/] sometimes specified by resistance.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 04:11 PM (CDGwz)

18 Sometimes, posters are saved by close tags.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 04:11 PM (CDGwz)

19 Still stuck in Wisconsin.

Just me, a service station and cows.
Posted by: Robert
--------

If it's cool up there tonight, you might conduct a combustion test of cow patties.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 04:13 PM (CDGwz)

20 I used to work at a water bottling plant many moons ago. The plant was right next door to the city's water distribution complex.

We would fill the bottles on the assembly line right from the tap, after the water was run thru a filter and light system, then slap a cap on them and load them in the truck for the dumb masses to buy at the store the same water going into their homes.

And that was about 40 years ago. Some things and stupid people never change.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 04:14 PM (Z+IKu)

21 I like my sloppy joes the way my mom made them.

I've tried other recipes, or tweaked mine, but I keep coming back to the same-old. Something about the tastes/memories from your childhood, I guess.

If i say they have carrots in them will i be banned?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 04:15 PM (ppIpx)

22 So, ... bong water?

Posted by: bananadream at May 19, 2019 04:16 PM (YR7aL)

23 maybe it was a bad piece of pork.

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 04:16 PM (DGS6j)

24 Bacon guy consult your Urologist stat........I called him and he said ketchup on your dog would be an improvement..........................

Posted by: saf at May 19, 2019 04:16 PM (5IHGB)

25 I have enjoyed tuna poke and not been able to reverse engineer the flavor. The scallions I got, maybe what I'm missing is that furikake seasoning.

There's a Nipponese grocery near here that's so authentic that most of the items don't have English on the package. I'll ask them about furikake.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:17 PM (fuK7c)

26 Having fast food at home, Perdue breaded chicken patty, toasted roll lettuce, tomato and mayo, and salad
Wish I had French fries,

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:18 PM (BbGew)

27 I'm not seeing any description of the snakes in the last picture. Maybe that's for the best.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 04:19 PM (sdi6R)

28 ...and no to the sloppy joe recipe. i like traditional, except i use ground elk + manwich, ftw.

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 04:19 PM (DGS6j)

29 Not to be all Alex The Chick, but I don't understand why everyone is complaining about the snakes-on-sticks in the last picture, when those...things are also in the picture.

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 04:21 PM (ed8K1)

30 I don't like spiders and snakes
And that ain't what it takes
To love me
Like I want to be loved by you

Posted by: Jim Stafford at May 19, 2019 04:21 PM (fuK7c)

31 speaking of which, if you have a chance, try ichi-yaki, the japanese method of cooking with a hot stone. i tried it at a japanese restaurant and it was very good - they bring a rock heated to about 400 deg. to the table and kobe steak very thinly sliced. you lay the strips of beef on the rock which absorbs excess grease. you are left with very flavorful steak that you dip in a variety of sauces. it was really good!

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at May 19, 2019 04:21 PM (Pg+x7)

32 baking some oatmeal cookies while I write this so busy busy busy

rainy day

I chose a recipe from my The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion cookbook. I had an old standby that I always used, but thought I would shake it up.

I almost went for what they called their "Old-Fashioned" oatmeal cookie. They use a food processor or blender to grind up the oats, raisins and dry ingredients... I've never done this. Grind up the raisins into the flour and dry ingredients. I just didn't want to deal with it (cleaning), so went with a quicker version.

The book has so many oatmeal variations depending on what you like in an oatmeal cookie (including a flourless and a "salty" version, and a date-stuffed oatmeal sandwich, yum). Here are the more general ones, though:

The Essential Chewy Oatmeal Cookie
The Essential Crunchy Oatmeal Cookie
The Essential Crisp Oatmeal Cookie
The Essential Soft Oatmeal Cookie

I made the soft one. I was short on brown sugar, so had to make up for it with a little refined white and some molasses. This one had some sour cream or yogurt, too. I chose the sour cream. And used pecans v walnuts.

The note said: "If your taste runs to the melt-in-your-mouth crumbly, rather than chewy, crisp, or crunchy, this one's for you." Sounded about right.

Smells good in the house.

Will check back in later...

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 19, 2019 04:22 PM (vEIlU)

33 OMGosh! I just looked closer at the snakes-on-a-stick picture. YIKES!

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 04:22 PM (ppIpx)

34

"Any thoughts? I know that some of you are accomplished pit-masters who
scoff at those of us who aren't, but I am curious why that happened, so
any input would be much appreciated. Sending me a rack or two of your
best ribs would be even more appreciated, but I'll take what I can get."




I suspect your cook temp was a bit high for ribs. When I do ribs in the oven I wrap them in foil for 3 hours at three hundred degrees. Pull them out and blast the oven to broil, brush on BBQ sauce and shove them in there for 10 minutes to caramelize the sauce and give it a crispy texture.





But if you want really good ribs use the 3-2-1 method. You really can't screw it up unless you let your fire get out of control. Prep the ribs with rub. Put them on the smoker or grill indirect heat at 225 degrees unwrapped for three hours.




Pull after three hours brush on some Sweet Baby Ray''s sauce and wrap them in foil and return to the grill/smoker for two hours.




Pull them off after two hours and brush on some more BBQ sauce and return to the grill/smoker for one hour.





Pull after one hour let them rest a bit (15 minutes or so) and chow down.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (JUOKG)

35

ps, knowing me, (not on the keto diet), I probably would have stuck a piece of cheese in there somewhere!

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (vEIlU)

36 Not getting the snake to poke relationship but don't really want to know either.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (BbGew)

37 beans wrapped in bacon

ps, knowing me, (not on the keto diet), I probably would have stuck a piece of cheese in there somewhere!

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (vEIlU)

38
You know, "Pico" is becoming a fad too. Nano is 10^-9, a billionth, and pico is the next one down, a trillionth, 10^-12.

When nano isn't good enough, you go with pico. Microsoft used that in Windows 10 for the WSL (Linux) subsystem. To run Linux binaries they created some kernel structure called a "pico-process". Not a nanoprocess, but a picoprocess.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (NMAzL)

39 29 Not to be all Alex The Chick, but I don't understand why everyone is complaining about the snakes-on-sticks in the last picture, when those...things are also in the picture.

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 04:21 PM (ed8K1)


Oh. Shit.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 04:24 PM (sdi6R)

40 >>But such is the state of a lot of food writing nowadays. Take something that works just fine, and tweak it and make it complicated and add something weird, and hope that the slim-hipped-hipsters go wild.


Think Instagram is partially to blame for complicated food. Saw a donut shop profile on the local news. Yikes. Their options are a variation of: take a donut and then dredge it an a flavored glaze, dip/smother it in candy or sugared cereal, pipe it with frosting flourishes and then drizzle on meted chocolate. For overkill, they do that to filled donuts. They also serve shakes that are layered with stuff AND the outside of the glass (tip 1/13)is covered in sugar, cookies, chocolate and other sweets.

I like sweets, but these made me ill just thinking about eating them. They sure made cool Instagram shots.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:24 PM (W+vEI)

41 It's cold and rainy here in the North Bay, the perfect day for some oxtail stew. I just love the rich flavor of oxtails in stew. Best broth ever. This is a Taiwanese, tomato-based recipe from Fu Pei Mei's cookbook, with a nice dark soy (think soy sauce + molasses) influence.

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (ed8K1)

42 I would substitute asparagus for the beans but either sounds pretty damn good.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (/tuJf)

43 except i use ground elk

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 04:19 PM (DGS6j)

Oh man...I am jealous.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (wYseH)

44 I need some guidance. Limited guidance.
I bought a pressure cooker. I bought some baby-back ribs and instead of oven roasting them for 3 and half hours, I want to tenderize them in the pressure cooker and then put them on the charcoal grill to finish them off.
OK here is the question. How long should they be in the pressure cooker? Please spare me the snark. It's too hot here in the South to cook them outside for whole time needed and I don't want to heat my oven in the kitchen that long either.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (KOCKb)

45 CBD, no expert on the topic, but ribs I've done on the grill [not smoker - but indirect heat, low/slow, around 2OO degrees] will have a nice "bark" on them when I've applied a dry rub. Plain ribs often have what you describe, a tougher, thin layer of leathery meat - which I find nice and chewy, and with sauce, just fine.


On topic - just made some great grilled cheese sammiches - light rye bread, two kinds of cheese [pepper jack, colby], bacon on one, turkey pastrami on the other, bit of yellow mustard on both. Outstanding. I think tweaking certain classics, on occasion, works out well.


Off-topic - sadly looks like others and myself were not too far off when we predicted Romney would be quite a disaster [some opined, reasonably, that he'd stick fairly close to UT, and LDS priorities]. And Atkisson's case looks to have been dealt a death blow, and it smells bad - she has pretty compelling evidence of outrageous guvamint behavior, I think. One might think, in the current environment, such a case would get every break from the judiciary. Almost enough to make one think there is even more wrong with that branch than is already obvious.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (QDnY+)

46 I had eel at a fish feast camping, many years ago. Some of the tastiest fish and I am glad someone else had the privilege of cleaning them.

Posted by: lurking grandma at May 19, 2019 04:26 PM (sujqA)

47 I have not tried snake, but I hear it's not bad. I suspect it would be better if it were skinned. Tarantulas I will leave for braver members of the horde.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 04:26 PM (o2vOl)

48 I'm not seeing any description of the snakes in the last picture. Maybe that's for the best.

Those might not be snakes...they might be tentacles.

Posted by: Bert G at May 19, 2019 04:27 PM (OMsf+)

49 I would substitute asparagus for the beans but either sounds pretty damn good.


My mind's eye saw asparagus and was disappointed when it turned out to be green beans.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:27 PM (fuK7c)

50 Huh. Kinda reminds me of the hotdog place I went to yesterday. They offered some fun combos such as:

"golden retriever" = dog topped w/mac'n cheese
"seeing eye dog" = dog topped with Vidalia onion and carrots*
"shaggy dog" - dog topped with colseslaw and bbq sauce


*Carrots on a hot dog?????
Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:09 PM (W+vEI)

Mac and cheese on a good all-beef hotdog is actually quite tasty.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:27 PM (NWiLs)

51 Is a nanogram more or less than a picogram?

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:27 PM (KOCKb)

52 UTILIZING NANOTECHNOLOGY
10,000,000 NANOGRAMS CBD


That's an absolute measure of weight, but says nothing in this context.

Is that ng per bottle? Per mL? What? We need a concentration, not just a weight.

Next marketing hook: Now fortified with 55.5 moles of water per liter!

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:28 PM (YqDXo)

53 I probably would have stuck a piece of cheese in there somewhere!

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (vEIlU)

Oooh! A little stick of Parmesan!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:28 PM (wYseH)

54 CBD...when you finally come to visit, we'll make elk and use my chopping block. plus good drinks, of course.

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 04:29 PM (DGS6j)

55 51 Is a nanogram more or less than a picogram?
Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:27 PM (KOCKb)


More. A nanogram is 10^-9 g. A picogram is 10^-12 g.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:29 PM (YqDXo)

56
They are looking at CBD for possible therapeutic properties. However, the doses used in these trials are much greater, 10 - 100 times the doses in these CDB products on the market now.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:30 PM (NMAzL)

57 Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (QDnY+)

Yeah...I am familiar with what you have described, but this was different than that.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:30 PM (wYseH)

58 51 Is a nanogram more or less than a picogram?
Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:27 PM (KOCKb)


Next unit: the femtogram. No prizes for guessing what that is from the pattern above.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:30 PM (YqDXo)

59 I did a small homily on the etymology of lox in the last thread. (Btw, willow is still there talking to herself. We should have a verb for that).

I am now eating a bagel as God intended. Lox, cream cheese, capers, red onion.

Outlanders these days are adding tomato to that. Whose idea was that and is it considered halal?

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:31 PM (fuK7c)

60 Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:28 PM (YqDXo)

I cheated and checked their website, which is a dumpster fire of idiocy.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:32 PM (wYseH)

61 13... Robert, The best fresh water fish, perch and walleye, I ever had was at a Wisconsin restaurant. They said the fish were caught in Wisconsin waters. Anyway, it was great. Might be worth inverstigating while you are there.

Posted by: JTB at May 19, 2019 04:32 PM (bmdz3)

62 True connoisseurs never put reptiles and arachnids on the same skewer. Much different cooking rates.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (Ct55T)

63 Those bacon-wrapped green beans look great. Were they baked? What temperature and how long? I bet asparagus would be great too.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (KOCKb)

64 >> s a nanogram more or less than a picogram?

A picogram is 1/1000 of a nanogram. Nano = 10^-9, pico = 10^-12.

Short scale prefixes are based on powers of 1000. For the fractions, it goes milli, micro, nano, pico, femto, atto. which is 10^-3, -6, -9, -12, -15, -18.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (NMAzL)

65 Great White Scotsman, interesting ribs strategery. Sweet Baby James [original] is often my sauce of choice. Usually do 2 racks at a time, one dry-rub only. Will adopt your method for the "wet" rack.


Will get a smoker some day. Amazed at how well the indirect heat on the gas grill works, however. I use wood chips too.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (QDnY+)

66 You know, "Pico" is becoming a fad too. Nano is 10^-9, a billionth, and pico is the next one down, a trillionth, 10^-12.

Much like marketing materials that imply that titanium is more valuable than platinum.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (YqDXo)

67 63 Those bacon-wrapped green beans look great. Were they baked? What temperature and how long? I bet asparagus would be great too.
Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (KOCKb)

More importantly, how baked was CBD?

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (NWiLs)

68 plus good drinks, of course.

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 04:29 PM (DGS6j)

I like the way you think!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (wYseH)

69 Hey My Life, what's your sloppy joe recipe?

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (Z9NCH)

70 Wrapped sweet corn in bacon and then grilled it. Not bad for a first attempt. Need to use 2 strips per ear and then find a way to anchor better so it doesn't fall off when flipping. We also had burgers so I used the bacon from the corn to make bacon cheese burgers. Good eating.
That picture is scary.

Posted by: neverenoughcaffeine at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (eUh+X)

71 When nano isn't good enough, you go with pico. Microsoft used that in Windows 10 for the WSL (Linux) subsystem. To run Linux binaries they created some kernel structure called a "pico-process". Not a nanoprocess, but a picoprocess.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (NMAzL)


For Windows "pica" would be more appropriate than "pico."

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (YqDXo)

72 70
That picture is scary.
Posted by: neverenoughcaffeine at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (eUh+X)

Yeah, bottled water freaks me out too.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:35 PM (NWiLs)

73 Where do I fit in in all of this?

Posted by: Pikachu at May 19, 2019 04:35 PM (fuK7c)

74 Also, obligatory:

Hehehehehe... you said "Tuna poke"...

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:36 PM (Ct55T)

75 Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (KOCKb)

375 degrees for 15 minutes, then I flipped them and cooked for another 10 minutes.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:36 PM (wYseH)

76 I cheated and checked their website, which is a dumpster fire of idiocy.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:32 PM (wYseH)


You astonish me.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:36 PM (YqDXo)

77 Arrived in Iceland just this morning. Already had lamb. May have lamb daily. Unless I find reindeer or elk.
A note to anyone flying Icelandair. They don't feed you. We weren't looking for dinner with an 11pm departure. But no breakfast either. My 1/2 coffee was okay. Cheap bastards.

Posted by: neverenoughcaffeine at May 19, 2019 04:38 PM (eUh+X)

78 52
UTILIZING NANOTECHNOLOGY

10,000,000 NANOGRAMS CBD



That's an absolute measure of weight, but says nothing in this context.



Is that ng per bottle? Per mL? What? We need a concentration, not just a weight.



Next marketing hook: Now fortified with 55.5 moles of water per liter!

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:28 PM (YqDXo)


According to the interwebs 10,000,000 nanograms = 2.2 lbs or 1 kilogram. Cold be the content weight of each bottle. Kind of hard to determine lacking scale of the bottles.

Posted by: NOT THAT GUY at May 19, 2019 04:38 PM (RDX/f)

79 It's not as bad as putting ketchup on a hot dog, but it's close.

Easy there, commie...

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:39 PM (7s3Gx)

80 Wasn't Icelandair the cheap airline back in the early 70's with $299 flights from the US to Europe? Yeah. No food.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:40 PM (KOCKb)

81 46 I had eel at a fish feast camping, many years ago. Some of the tastiest fish and I am glad someone else had the privilege of cleaning them.
Posted by: lurking grandma at May 19, 2019 04:26 PM (sujqA)


I ate paddy eels in China. Num num.

They grabbed an eel and basically cored it on a sharp hollow spike before cooking it.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:40 PM (YqDXo)

82 10,000,000 nanograms = 2.2 lbs or 1 kilogram.


Posted by: NOT THAT GUY at May 19, 2019 04:38 PM (RDX/f)

Not sure which internet you checked, but I am going to defer to professor Markowitz.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:40 PM (wYseH)

83 My guess on the mysterious rubber ribs mystery is that the ribs were somehow mishandled in storage or distribution.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:40 PM (Ct55T)

84 According to the interwebs 10,000,000 nanograms = 2.2 lbs or 1 kilogram.
Wrong interwebz. That's 10 mg.

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:40 PM (7s3Gx)

85 I want my CBD to NOT be measured in nano-anythings....

Posted by: Sandra Fluke at May 19, 2019 04:41 PM (ufFY8)

86 According to the interwebs 10,000,000 nanograms = 2.2 lbs or 1 kilogram. Cold be the content weight of each bottle. Kind of hard to determine lacking scale of the bottles.
Posted by: NOT THAT GUY at May 19, 2019 04:38 PM (RDX/f)

Uh... 10,000,000 nanograms is 10 milligrams.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:41 PM (NWiLs)

87 I cheat. I braise ribs, add liquid smoke to the braising liquid, make sauce from the liquid and drippings when finished, carmelize under the broiler, then eat and eat and eat.

It isn't BBQ, but it works.

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if you give a damn at May 19, 2019 04:41 PM (IfYaq)

88 I saw Dumpster Fire of Idiocy open for Dave Matthews at Santa Monica Civic in '92.


May finally follow through on my plan to make homemade bacon [probably from pork butt, not belly - thus, "cottage bacon"]. Guy at the shootin' match yesterday brought various flavors he'd made - he used pork belly and a smoker. Think it's worth a try with butt and half-assed "smoking" on the grill.


Next time I find ridiculously cheap pork butt/shoulder - the reason I even thought to try this - gonna do it. Already have the pink salt.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:41 PM (QDnY+)

89 >> According to the interwebs 10,000,000 nanograms

You're off by a factor of 100,000. :-) 10 million nanograms is 10 milligrams.

The water contains 10 milligrams of CBD oil per bottle.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:41 PM (NMAzL)

90 1,000 milligrams to a gram.1,000,000 micrograms to a gram. (not 10,000,000)1,000,000,000 nanograms to a gram. ...

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:42 PM (KOCKb)

91 Free heirloom tomato, pepper and artichoke plants for some lucky member of The Horde. Passing along a message. If interested, send me a note at

ktinthegarden
at g mail dot com

and we'll try to arrange the plant transfer:

I am a long time moron lurker from North Alabama, and though this is a long shot, thought I could do something to help out fellow morons in the area, if there are any.
I went a little overboard seed-shopping this winter with all the really cool varieties of tomatoes at Baker Creek, and didn't think they would germinate as well as they did, so have a few hundred extra heirloom tomato seedlings. If you know of anyone in the Huntsville/Decatur/Athens area, I would love to share. I really don't want them to die, and if I plant 300+ tomato plants, I will die.
Absolutely love your garden thread every week.

Details on some of the available varieties:Lots of neat ones like Blue Beauty, White Tomesol, Yellow Garden Peach, and the bizarre Reisetomate. I have some extra peppers too, and had some heirloom french artichokes that sprouted fantastically in my aerogarden, just a few extras of those.

Posted by: KT at May 19, 2019 04:42 PM (BVQ+1)

92 How long do you braise the ribs?

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:42 PM (KOCKb)

93 >>Mac and cheese on a good all-beef hotdog is actually quite tasty



Agreed!
This is actually a favorite eatery of ours, and it is very popular. Great dogs, excellent fries, beer on tap, an ocean view outdoor seating, and treats for the doggie thrown in (they save day-old dogs for the pups): HEAVEN!!

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:42 PM (W+vEI)

94 1 ng = 10E-09 g

10E7 ng = 10E-02 g = 0.01g

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (Ct55T)

95 Wasn't Icelandair the cheap airline back in the early 70's with $299 flights from the US to Europe?


Yeah. That was in the days of regulation when the national airline had to take off or land in its nation. So Iceland was the hub for cheap charters.

I saw Reykjavik a handful of times without ever setting foot on Icelandic soil.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (fuK7c)

96 10,000,000 nanograms = 2.2 lbs or 1 kilogram.

Posted by: NOT THAT GUY at May 19, 2019 04:38 PM (RDX/f)


10,000,000 ng = 10^-2 g

10^12 ng = 1 kg.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (YqDXo)

97 Hmmm, seems we might have to occupy Iceland again, like in WWII.


No U-boat problem. But they seem like they're getting uppity. And the blondes.




Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (QDnY+)

98 94 1 ng = 10E-09 g

10E7 ng = 10E-02 g = 0.01g
Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (Ct55T)


Sorry, just saw this.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:44 PM (YqDXo)

99 I like poke too.

But I like intestinal worms less.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 19, 2019 04:44 PM (cXV7n)

100 94 1 ng = 10E-09 g

10E7 ng = 10E-02 g = 0.01g
Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (Ct55T)

Now you're just making shit up.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:44 PM (NWiLs)

101 >>Wrapped sweet corn in bacon and then grilled it.

That sounds yummy!

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (W+vEI)

102 I'm not eating bugs and snakes. Nope. Not gonna do it.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (MVjcR)

103 That GD MF Justin Amash

Posted by: MAGA at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (I5LRE)

104 I WAS TOLD!

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (fuK7c)

105 Our tickets to Iceland weren't cheap. The only game in town for us. WOW went out of business a couple months back and no one else flies here from our part of the US. I believe that United May start later this year.
The International terminal at Ohare was a circus last evening. Probably always is. However the flight to Abu Dhabi was on the ground after loading for almost 2 hours. Huge plane with lots of families. I bet it was a circus.

Posted by: neverenoughcaffeine at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (eUh+X)

106 Sorry, just saw this.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:44 PM (YqDXo)


I'm alternating between the HQ and watching the Yankees' game.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (YqDXo)

107 Now you're just making shit up.

Around these parts, I believe it's called gilding the lily...

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (7s3Gx)

108 May finally follow through on my plan to make
homemade bacon [probably from pork butt, not belly - thus, "cottage
bacon"]. Guy at the shootin' match yesterday brought various flavors
he'd made - he used pork belly and a smoker. Think it's worth a try with
butt and half-assed "smoking" on the grill.


Next time I find
ridiculously cheap pork butt/shoulder - the reason I even thought to
try this - gonna do it. Already have the pink salt.



Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:41 PM

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I tried that once. Got a recipe called buckboard bacon. Didn't care for it. When I sliced it to fry it curled up really bad in the pan. Tasted OK, more like ham than bacon.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (JUOKG)

109 Afternoon Horde,

Been making sourdough bread for the past few months, but only in the last couple of weeks I've figured out how to get the classic sourdough tang. Anyway, just had to gloat that I just made my best loaf yet. Over-baked by a just a couple of minutes, but tasty nonetheless.

Pic, for those interested: http://tinypic.com/r/2mebnd2/9

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (r9Jjf)

110 I braise for two to three hours, depending on how big they are. About 250 degrees.

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if you give a damn at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (IfYaq)

111 Sending me a rack or two of your best ribs would be even more appreciated, but I'll take what I can get.

I have recently been smoking baby back half-racks sourced from the local Natural Grocers, who sources them from two or three artisanal producers in Iowa.

Let's just say the expense is worth it.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (DMUuz)

112 I believe it's called gilding the lily...


Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:47 PM (fuK7c)

113 I'd eat a cooked snake, but a spider? Hell no.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:47 PM (NWiLs)

114 I believe it's called gilding the lily...


I live to correct English usage. Shakespeare's phrase was "to guild gold, to paint the lily".

It's a thing now and everyone says it but it's wrong.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:48 PM (fuK7c)

115 A truly advanced society is the one who invents peanut m&ms

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 04:48 PM (MVjcR)

116 84
According to the interwebs 10,000,000 nanograms = 2.2 lbs or 1 kilogram.
Wrong interwebz. That's 10 mg.



Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:40 PM (7s3Gx)


What am I missing?https://tinyurl.com/yxvu282x

Posted by: NOT THAT GUY at May 19, 2019 04:48 PM (RDX/f)

117 >>Hey My Life, what's your sloppy joe recipe?
Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (Z9NCH)

Decent quality ground beef, chopped onion, green pepper, carrots, salt and pepper. Tomato sauce and BBQ sauce--Open Pit, Original. (I know, I know, there are better BBQ sauces out there, but this one is that 'memory' flavor.)

I brown the beef with the salt and pepper and onions, drain the fat, add the other stuff with more onions to layer the flavors. Cover and let it simmer till the carrots are tender. I add the peppers last so they don't get too mushy. Amounts? What looks good for how many I want to make. I taste test for the BBQ sauce til it's what I like

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 04:49 PM (ppIpx)

118 I learned an important asparagus lesson this week. I've been selecting the smallest diameter stalks I can find, on the theory that they're more tender and less fibrous. It turns out, it's just the opposite. The smaller stalks have a higher fiber density, and also wilt and taste terrible as leftovers.

This is an object lesson in how our minds word, specifically ignoring the facts to meet a preconceived notion. Since I've eaten both thin and thick asparagus, I should have known this already.

Posted by: pep at May 19, 2019 04:49 PM (T6t7i)

119 Not exactly about food, but I went to grocery today and I needed some shaving cream. Barbasol makes a kind that boasts "caffeine". W the actual eFF?

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at May 19, 2019 04:49 PM (oAY8z)

120 Much like marketing materials that imply that titanium is more valuable than platinum.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM


I'll take titanium over platinum any day.

Posted by: SR-71 at May 19, 2019 04:50 PM (DMUuz)

121 Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (r9Jjf)

Well? What's the secret?

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:50 PM (wYseH)

122 Great White, apparently pork butt ends up more like ham than bacon, but depends on spices and how you cut it. Figure it's worth one try. If somehow I get inexpensive pork belly, will sub that. Bacon yesterday was amazing.


Re Amash, not a fan of reductionist explanations, and he's come off like an idiot before, but turns out he has direct, maybe substantial financial interest in a Chinese company that may be affected by tariffs. My oh my.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:52 PM (QDnY+)

123 I live to correct English usage. Shakespeare's phrase was "to guild gold, to paint the lily".

It's a thing now and everyone says it but it's wrong.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:48 PM (fuK7c)
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Shall we discuss "the proof is in the pudding?"

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:52 PM (aXucN)

124 >> https://tinyurl.com/yxvu282x

That converts 10E^6 ng to lbs, and the result is
2.2E-5 lbs. which is 10 mg.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:52 PM (NMAzL)

125 Thanks, My Life!

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 04:52 PM (Z9NCH)

126 What am I missing?https://tinyurl.com/yxvu282x
Posted by: NOT THAT GUY at May 19, 2019 04:48 PM (RDX/f)


The display cuts off the power of ten. Scroll to the right

10,000,000 ng = 2.20462262e-5 lb.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:53 PM (YqDXo)

127 pep, the thing you should really look for when choosing asparagus is tightly closed tips. Those will be the freshest and taste the best, whether the stalks are thick or thin. And, of course, don't overcook them! Better underdone than overdone.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:53 PM (aXucN)

128 Carrots!!!!!! in sloppy joe's.


Just wanted to note that.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:53 PM (QDnY+)

129 Snakes on sticks would put me off eating altogether.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (EjlXc)

130 118 I learned an important asparagus lesson this week. I've been selecting the smallest diameter stalks I can find, on the theory that they're more tender and less fibrous. It turns out, it's just the opposite. The smaller stalks have a higher fiber density, and also wilt and taste terrible as leftovers.

This is an object lesson in how our minds word, specifically ignoring the facts to meet a preconceived notion. Since I've eaten both thin and thick asparagus, I should have known this already.


I guess that makes sense, since the tough fibers are around the outer surface, and thinner asparagi have a higher surface-to-core ratio. But I've always thought the same as you, contra simple logic.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (r9Jjf)

131 You're welcome!

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (ppIpx)

132 And My Life, I agree with you on amounts: what looks right is what is what goes in.

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (Z9NCH)

133
Here is the Google conversion of 10 million nanograms to milligrams:

https://preview.tinyurl.com/yyaw5nld

Nothing put shifting powers of 10

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM (NMAzL)

134 CBD Water, now improved with 20% more dildo!

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM (4knXT)

135 Snakes on sticks would put me off eating altogether.
Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (EjlXc)
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My first thought when I saw that picture is that if those were my food choices, I'd be on an Ace-style fast in a heartbeat.

Well, that was my second thought. My first thought was what did we do that CBD thinks we deserve this?

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM (aXucN)

136 >>Carrots!!!!!! in sloppy joe's.


>>Just wanted to note that.

I'm pretending I didn't see it. You people sticking carrots where they don't belong.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM (/tuJf)

137 Mrs. DIG is watching the Hallmark Channel murder mystery thingy.
The bad guy is a woman who is being an 'angel of death' because her boyfriend doesn't pay attention to her, or something like that.

Oh, I'm sooo triggered.....
LMAO


Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (ufFY8)

138 Speaking of worms, remember this word: Fenbendazole. It's a de-wormer for dogs. Anecdotally, it cures some cancers.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (KOCKb)

139 Dunno, sort of prefer thinner asparagus. But don't need that much of any kind. All that folic acid is for pregnant mothers, not normal people. I still tolerate it, and fresh, grilled, with some seasoning is allowed.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (QDnY+)

140 Well, that was my second thought. My first thought was what did we do that CBD thinks we deserve this?
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM (aXucN)

If you don't already know, there's no point trying to explain.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (NWiLs)

141 >> Carrots!!!!!! in sloppy joe's.


Just wanted to note that.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:53 PM (QDnY+)

Shhh! Don't get me banned! (I know it sounds kinda gross, but it works- and I hate cooked carrots.)

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (ppIpx)

142 10 Aieeee! What is that last picture???
Reminds me of a trip to Taiwan and the stories about "snake alley."
Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (W+vEI)

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Night markets in China sell that stuff. The snakes look downright appetizing compared to the giant roaches.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (4knXT)

143
Call 2.2e^-5 lbs 22 micropounds. 10 mg is 22 ulbs.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 04:57 PM (NMAzL)

144 If you don't already know, there's no point trying to explain.
Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 04:56 PM (NWiLs)
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You sound like him.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:57 PM (aXucN)

145 You can't have just one giant spider on a stick.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 19, 2019 04:58 PM (EZebt)

146 >>Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (Z9NCH)

Not many of mom's or either of my grandma's main course recipes were written down. Lots of trial and error recreating some over the years.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 04:59 PM (ppIpx)

147 Carrots!!!!!! in sloppy joe's.
Just wanted to note that.
Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:53 PM


A rotary mixer of mammalian digestive system outputs, you are.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 04:59 PM (DMUuz)

148 Carrots are actually a fairly good way to add sweetness to certain foods. In sloppy joe's, could imagine they'd fade into the overall flavor.


Was just doing my weak version of homage to HQ memes. And I think I saw Cochran on a thread last week.

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 04:59 PM (QDnY+)

149 I believe we should all be de-wormed occasionally. About as often as a colonoscopy.
OK. This is the food thread. I will behave. A little bourbon and I turn into Cliff Claven.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 05:00 PM (KOCKb)

150 70 Wrapped sweet corn in bacon and then grilled it. Not bad for a first attempt. Need to use 2 strips per ear and then find a way to anchor better so it doesn't fall off when flipping.

Posted by: neverenoughcaffeine at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (eUh+X)
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How about anchoring them using those little corn cob picks?

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:00 PM (kQs4Y)

151 I guess some people need to feel good about their diets and want to infuse everything they eat with some virtue-signalling message


Food is one of the easiest things to re-invent to appeal to the utopian impulse. How many chemicals/substances/supplements/nutrients get touted as magical ingredients when they often exist in no more than a trace?


The idea that you're mystically perfecting yourself when you have a few more micrograms of some obscure substance is an easy sell to the rubes.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 05:00 PM (oVJmc)

152 >> All that folic acid is for pregnant mothers, not normal people.

Or people taking methotrexate for RA and other conditions.

Folic acid helps counter some of the side effects of MTX (which shows that the anti-folate properties of MTX is not the main mode of action of MTX against RA).

You take 1mg of folic acid daily. You can get that in a prescription of 1mg tablets, or just use the OTC supplements, which are 400 and 800 ug tablets.

I started getting pregnancy and infant ads from CVS after I started buying the folate supplements.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at May 19, 2019 05:00 PM (NMAzL)

153 My first thought was what did we do that CBD thinks we deserve this?
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM


Could not rooting for the consistently best team in MLB be a factor?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 05:01 PM (DMUuz)

154 37 beans wrapped in bacon

ps, knowing me, (not on the keto diet), I probably would have stuck a piece of cheese in there somewhere!

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (vEIlU)

Definitely!

Being late to the thread, I was going to post this and then decided to do a search on the word 'cheese'.

BOOM! There you were!

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:01 PM (cF8AT)

155 Anyone try smoking artichokes?

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM (25Dt7)

156 Could not rooting for the consistently best team in MLB be a factor?
Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 05:01 PM (DMUuz)
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I'd like to think he's come over to the light and is now rooting for the Red Sox, but alas, I don't think so.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM (aXucN)

157 135
Snakes on sticks would put me off eating altogether.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 04:54 PM (EjlXc)

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My first thought when I saw that picture is that if those were my food choices, I'd be on an Ace-style fast in a heartbeat.



Well, that was my second thought. My first thought was what did we do that CBD thinks we deserve this?



Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 04:55 PM (aXucN)

+++It's as if people say to themselves, what would be the most revolting food you'd ever consider eating? And I would say, I never put myself up to that kind of standard when it comes to choosing my food.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM (EjlXc)

158 Anyone try smoking artichokes?
Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM


Aren't they hard to light?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 05:03 PM (DMUuz)

159 ps, knowing me, (not on the keto diet), I probably would have stuck a piece of cheese in there somewhere!

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Yep. One piece of cheese for every two spiders.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 05:03 PM (4knXT)

160 >>Anyone try smoking artichokes?

They clog the bong.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (/tuJf)

161 Red Sox just snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak.

Clam chowdah for everyone!

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (aXucN)

162 >>My first thought when I saw that picture is that if those were my food choices, I'd be on an Ace-style fast in a heartbeat.


Heh. Another reaction: "What is: things you'll never see served on a stick at a mid-western state fair?"

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (W+vEI)

163 My Life, we lost my gramma's cake recipe that way, it was a chocolate layer cake (cake from scratch of course) with chocolate frosting but in between the layers the filling was somewhere between tapioca (but it wasn't, we tried that) and vanilla pudding.

One of the best DISHES, not just deserts, I have ever eaten, and its gone.

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (Z9NCH)

164 >> Carrots are actually a fairly good way to add sweetness to certain foods. In sloppy joe's, could imagine they'd fade into the overall flavor.

True.

When my kids were little and semi-picky eaters, I would puree any offending vegetable before adding it into the sauce. Got the taste and benefit without the knowledge of eeew, carrots etc.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (ppIpx)

165 Anyone try smoking artichokes?
Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM

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I've licked some toads. Does that count?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (4knXT)

166 Fried breaded rattlesnek is actually rather good. Don't think said rattlesneks are going to be around much tomorrow. High of 62, low of 38. In SE AZ. In May. Where is all this global warming we were promised?

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at May 19, 2019 05:05 PM (l7Kbv)

167 Trumpenfuhrer talking trash agin' the mullahs [twatters].


Time to sound the Fainting Couch Alarm for Code Pink, and for many on the "right".

Posted by: rhomboid at May 19, 2019 05:06 PM (QDnY+)

168 I've licked some toads. Does that count?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM


#MeToo

Posted by: Stormy D. at May 19, 2019 05:06 PM (DMUuz)

169 Well? What's the secret?
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 04:50 PM (wYseH)


Well, there may be more than one, since I made the old change-mulitple-variables-at-once mistake. But here are the possibilities:

- Make a preferment using just a tablespoon or two of starter. Before I would use a larger amount of starter directly in the dough, and even with long proofing times (up to 24h) I didn't get the tang, even though everything worked mechanically (i.e., good rise, oven spring, crumb, etc).
- Use some whole wheat flower in the preferment. Possibly other types of flour might work here (spelt, rye, etc. - I don't have any of those at the moment).I use 25 to 30 pct.
- Make the preferment on the dry side. 50 - 60 pct. hydration.
-Bulk proof at a warmer temperature - My most flavorful attempt was proofed at about 90 deg.F. I think the Lactobacillus sanfranciscensis, which produces the tang, thrives at 91 deg.

That's the best I can figure. I'm going to experiment more. BTW, the loaf I just made is pretty subtle in flavor. I made the preferment yesterday morning, threw the dough together last night after getting home from the emergency vet, then it proofed on the counter & then in my car as drove 2 1/2 hours to my dad's house, where I am now. Definitely was not proofed at 90 deg.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 05:07 PM (r9Jjf)

170 My Life, we lost my gramma's cake recipe that way, it was a chocolate layer cake (cake from scratch of course) with chocolate frosting but in between the layers the filling was somewhere between tapioca (but it wasn't, we tried that) and vanilla pudding.

One of the best DISHES, not just deserts, I have ever eaten, and its gone.
Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (Z9NCH)
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Oh, that's such a shame. Don't give up, though. Keep searching on the internet - you never know, you might something very similar or even the same.

Or, maybe see if you can find some old-timey cookbooks and look in those, at the library or in used book stores.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (aXucN)

171 Yesterday's supper wife made home made wheat noodles, more like a fettuccine for spaghetti, pretty good.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (BbGew)

172 167
Trumpenfuhrer talking trash agin' the mullahs [twatters].



Now, I'm not saying Ahmed likes the goats a little too much, but when he catches an STD, it's hoof and mouth.

Posted by: pep at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (T6t7i)

173 I can easily envision (envisage to my Brit friends) taking three or four green beans (or asparagus) and slicing them longwise. Take a sliver of cheese and wrap the bean around it. Then (or during) wrap the bacon around the beans.
Voila!

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 05:09 PM (KOCKb)

174 Thanks bluebell, was going to call my sis today anyway, I think we should take up the pursuit again!

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 05:09 PM (Z9NCH)

175 Does that CBD Living Water come in a gluten-free version with CoQ10 with chondroitin? If so, I'd buy some if they would just change the name because "living" water is SO ableist - it's inconsiderate of the intersectional struggles of those who have no life.

Posted by: Hayden Sterling at May 19, 2019 05:10 PM (7O3zK)

176 Kinlaw, that's so sad.

I found one of my grandma's recipes in an old cookbook that was put together for her church. From the 50s. So cool!

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:10 PM (ppIpx)

177 163 My Life, we lost my gramma's cake recipe that way, it was a chocolate layer cake (cake from scratch of course) with chocolate frosting but in between the layers the filling was somewhere between tapioca (but it wasn't, we tried that) and vanilla pudding.

One of the best DISHES, not just deserts, I have ever eaten, and its gone.

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 05:04 PM (Z9NCH)

Any of these sound right? Was it a mousse between the layers?

https://tinyurl.com/yyssuclh

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:10 PM (cF8AT)

178 I stopped into a Dickey's the other day and got a rack of their pork ribs and a bottle of their sauce.

Not bad, not bad at all.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 05:10 PM (Z+IKu)

179 >>Time to sound the Fainting Couch Alarm for Code Pink, and for many on the "right".



Did you see that John Brennan and Wendy Sherman are briefing some Democrat Congressman on Iran next week? These Obama people just will not butt out. Hell, Brennan no longer has security clearance.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 05:10 PM (W+vEI)

180 156
Could not rooting for the consistently best team in MLB be a factor?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 05:01 PM (DMUuz)

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I'd like to think he's come over to the light and is now rooting for the Red Sox, but alas, I don't think so.



Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM (aXucN)

Pffft.....

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt - Cub Fan at May 19, 2019 05:10 PM (ufFY8)

181 171 Yesterday's supper wife made home made wheat noodles, more like a fettuccine for spaghetti, pretty good.
Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (BbGew)
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How many wives do you have, and are they specialized? Antepasta wife, cocktail wife, entre wife, dessert buffet wife, etc.?

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:11 PM (kQs4Y)

182 Tami, I have to go (back to the real world) now, but I will look into that link as soon as I can.
Thanks much.

Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 05:12 PM (Z9NCH)

183 I'm OK with cooked carrots, possibly even (Horrors!) in chili, though I've never tried it. I use carrots in my go-to spaghetti/pasta sauce.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 05:13 PM (r9Jjf)

184 108
Sounds more like tassa ham depending on the seasoning

Posted by: Lone Ranger at May 19, 2019 05:13 PM (qcdQU)

185 Thanks bluebell, was going to call my sis today anyway, I think we should take up the pursuit again!
Posted by: kinlaw at May 19, 2019 05:09 PM (Z9NCH)
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You really should! From the description it sounds like the filling might have cornstarch in it. You might try looking for vanilla cake fillings with cornstarch. I think that kind of filling was used a lot years ago but not so much now.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:13 PM (aXucN)

186 The grilled spiders, and the snakey-tentacly things - no, nope. Nope, Nope, Nowayinhell. Ordinarily I am pretty open-minded about things grilled with a spicy sauce, but not that.

Doing a baked butterflied chicken, on a bed of sauteed onions and sliced bread for supper tonight. A recipe from an old copy of Cuisine at Home, from a place called Zingermans'. It's divine!
http://www.grouprecipes.com/136529/zingermans-roast-chicken-in-a-skillet.html

Posted by: Sgt. Mom at May 19, 2019 05:14 PM (xnmPy)

187 Yesterday's supper wife made home made wheat noodles, more like a fettuccine for spaghetti, pretty good.
Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (BbGew)


Where can one find a supper wife?

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 05:14 PM (r9Jjf)

188 Posted by: AZ Hi Desert

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Is that really your forecast? Up here in Scottsdale we hit 80 and looks like mid 70s tmro. BTW - exactly how did the hype "Scientists" determine what year would be our baseline goal to "normalize" the climate? Who determines that? I dont recall getting a polling mailer on that. Oh well, I suppose the know best.

Posted by: Hayden Sterling at May 19, 2019 05:16 PM (7O3zK)

189 If the spiders were battered and deep-fried, and I was very, very drunk, then maybe.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:16 PM (kQs4Y)

190 >> Yesterday's supper wife made home made wheat noodles, more like a fettuccine for spaghetti, pretty good.
Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (BbGew)

I have never attempted homemade noodles. Is it difficult to make them turn out?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:16 PM (ppIpx)

191 Thanksgiving spider-- EVERYBODY gets a drumstick!

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 05:18 PM (oVJmc)

192 Did you see that John Brennan and Wendy Sherman are briefing some Democrat Congressman on Iran next week?
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It's Cheshire Cat diplomacy.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:18 PM (xSo9G)

193 If the spiders were battered and deep-fried, and I was very, very drunk, then maybe.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage



You would eat them live on a dare and so would I.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 05:19 PM (fuK7c)

194 Re: spiders on a stick

There is no way I'm eating something that I would hit with a shoe if I saw it near me.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:20 PM (ppIpx)

195 If the spiders were battered and deep-fried, and I was very, very drunk, then maybe.
Posted by: All Hail Eris
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That, and people I know were already eating them with relish...uh...enthusiasm.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:20 PM (CDGwz)

196 My wife can make them easy enough, and they cook much faster and don't have that hardness you can get with dried pasta. We have the Kitchen I'd mixer attachments but she cuts them by hand.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 05:20 PM (BbGew)

197 It's too hot to eat so enjoying lime Perrier with pomegranate juice.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:21 PM (dyaak)

198 I was about to write "All you morons with grandma's recipes, Shut Up!" But you all are so lucky. My grandmothers were upper middle class. They had cooks. I have ZERO recipes from my grandmothers. My mom didn't learn to cook from her mom. She learned to cook after marrying my dad. I have hand-written recipes for Gum Drops and Orange Straws (which was a candy made from orange peels.) You all are so blessed and so am I.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 05:21 PM (KOCKb)

199 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4vudA72hibg&feature=youtu.be

Posted by: Emmie at May 19, 2019 05:21 PM (4HMW8)

200 Spiders on a stick are another a whole bottle of scotch won't help to get down.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 05:22 PM (BbGew)

201 kinlaw, here's a recipe for Cream Filling from a first edition of Better Homes and Gardens cookbook (1953).

5 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups milk, scalded
2 slightly beaten eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Mis flour, sugar, salt; slowly stir in milk; cook in double boiler 15 minutes or until thick.

Add a little of hot mixture to eggs; stir into remaining hot mixture. Continue cooking 3 minutes; add vanilla; cool. Makes 2 1/3 cups.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:23 PM (aXucN)

202 Skip, I had a friend who made them. They would sit out on a towel on her table. (drying?) She cut them in strips. Seemed like a lot of work. I do have a kitchen aid, but not that attachment. Hmmm.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:23 PM (ppIpx)

203 Yesterday's supper wife made home made wheat noodles, more like a fettuccine for spaghetti, pretty good.
Posted by: Skip
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Some here have asked the wrong question. The real question is, 'Who is today's supper wife ?'

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:23 PM (CDGwz)

204 The older I get, the more kosher (with regard to spiders and snakes) I get.Just bought some more Pork Loin at Food Lion for $1.49 / lb. So I will never be completely kosher.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 05:24 PM (KOCKb)

205 Anyone try smoking artichokes?
Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 05:02 PM

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I've licked some toads. Does that count?
Posted by: Cicero

I try to forget those tequila dates

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 05:25 PM (25Dt7)

206 What condiments would you put on giant spider?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:26 PM (/tuJf)

207
I have never attempted homemade noodles. Is it difficult to make them turn out?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:16 PM (ppIpx)


I don't think so. I have a pasta roller for the Kitchenaid. In a bigger kitchen now, so it's time to make pasta again. Think I will dry the lasagna noodles flat this time.

Hmm, wonder if you could use homemade lasagna noodles in a no boil the noodles lasagna?

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:27 PM (kRPTw)

208 Hipsters!

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/ deep-fried-tarantula-spider-51184810

Tarantulas make for a tasty and texturally satisfying meal. Here's why!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:28 PM (kQs4Y)

209 kinlaw, I just had another thought - did your grandma call that cake Boston Cream Pie, by any chance? Because that's kind of what it sounds like to me. You can find lots of recipes for that, which, in spite of its name, is actually a cake, not a pie.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:29 PM (aXucN)

210 "Singe off any of the spider's body hairs with a crème brûlée torch or butane cigarette lighter."

O_o

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:30 PM (kQs4Y)

211 Pro tip: If you husband says "hey, can you come help me with something. All you have to do it hit the 'on' switch when I tell you" DO.NOT.DO IT.

Spent the last 2 hours feeding insulation into a feeder while he was up on a ladder with the hose. Damn feeder was so sensitive you had to feed it a bit of insulation at a time. Too much and it would clog up.

I was covered with insulation dust....hair, arms, glasses.

When he handed me the mask to put on I should have run....

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:30 PM (cF8AT)

212 What condiments would you put on giant spider?
Posted by: JackStraw
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Dunno, but I'm thinking they are best when cooked on a Weber grill.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:30 PM (xSo9G)

213 Infidel, I've never used the no boil noodles either. One of those things where if I go to the trouble of making the sauce etc, i wouldn't want the dish to not turn out. Have you? Do they really work/have the same finished texture?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (ppIpx)

214 206 What condiments would you put on giant spider?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:26 PM (/tuJf)

Shoe heel.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (cF8AT)

215 https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/ deep-fried-tarantula-spider-51184810

Tarantulas make for a tasty and texturally satisfying meal. Here's why!
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:28 PM (kQs4Y)
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Oh my. This recipe won the chef the gold medal at the "first-ever Big Bug Cookoff." Still not gonna try it tho.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (aXucN)

216 >>> Some here have asked the wrong question. The real question is, 'Who is today's supper wife ?'

Do you have a lunch wife?

Posted by: fluffy at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (dCRRg)

217 What condiments would you put on giant spider?


Termite chutney.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 05:32 PM (fuK7c)

218 "Singe off any of the spider's body hairs with a crème brûlée torch or butane cigarette lighter."

O_o
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:30 PM (kQs4Y)


I mean, I guess you could use that, if you didn't have a spider body hair torch for some reason. It won't come out like it would if you'd used a real spider body hair torch, but it's not like the kind of person who doesn't own at least one spider body hair torch could notice the difference.

*sips CBD water*

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (t+qrx)

219 "Singe off any of the spider's body hairs with a crème brûlée torch or butane cigarette lighter."

O_o
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:30 PM (kQs4Y)
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That reminds me of one of the recipes we got for TDG. The first line was "defuzz and degut three squirrels."

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (aXucN)

220 JAS, homemade gum drops and orange straws ? Those sound awesome!

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (ppIpx)

221 'What condiments would you put on giant spider?'

Tomato ketchup.

What?

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (UdKB7)

222 When he handed me the mask to put on I should have run....
When you love a man, you cannot run.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (KOCKb)

223 213 Infidel, I've never used the no boil noodles either. One of those things where if I go to the trouble of making the sauce etc, i wouldn't want the dish to not turn out. Have you? Do they really work/have the same finished texture?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (ppIpx)


My life, haven't tried. My line of thought was fresh/homemade noodles don't take long to cook, so if the sauce was a little thin, it might work. But you are right. I would hate to go to all that work and have it fail.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:34 PM (kRPTw)

224 What condiments would you put on giant spider?
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:26 PM (/tuJf)


Certainly not maple syrup.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:34 PM (t+qrx)

225 Tami, you deserve to be treated to a lovely cocktail and then a nice dinner, which you have not prepared and which is not chicken.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:35 PM (aXucN)

226 'What condiments would you put on giant spider?'



Tomato ketchup.



What?

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (UdKB7)

You could have maple syrup available too.

Posted by: Vendette at May 19, 2019 05:35 PM (KpItb)

227 I'd at least cook the homemade lasagna strips half-way before placing in the layering dish.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:35 PM (dyaak)

228 What, no roadkill recipes, in honor of California's recentlyproposed legislation to legalize "salvaging recently deceased wildlife?"

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 05:35 PM (YqDXo)

229 Is that organic water?

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:36 PM (MVjcR)

230 So, tying the threads together, there's a factory where Asian women give CBD hand jobs so they can "produce" this "water"?

Posted by: Ian S. at May 19, 2019 05:36 PM (6XLoz)

231 Is that organic water?
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:36 PM (MVjcR)


Dehydrated.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:36 PM (t+qrx)

232 Pre-cooked Tony Roma baby back ribs from the grocery store is my go to. They come in it's own cooking pan. Short time in the oven and food heaven.

I'm very easy to please.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at May 19, 2019 05:37 PM (2DOZq)

233 213 Infidel, I've never used the no boil noodles
either. One of those things where if I go to the trouble of making the
sauce etc, i wouldn't want the dish to not turn out. Have you? Do they
really work/have the same finished texture?



Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (ppIpx)





My life, haven't tried. My line of thought was fresh/homemade
noodles don't take long to cook, so if the sauce was a little thin, it
might work. But you are right. I would hate to go to all that work and
have it fail.


Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:34 PM (kRPTw)

The meat lasagna our family ate and I still occasionally make used dry lasagna noodles and the baking time was around an hour; it depended on how cooked you wanted the noodles.

Posted by: Vendette at May 19, 2019 05:37 PM (KpItb)

234 Maybe you could laser off the spider hair or wax it off.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:38 PM (dyaak)

235 Eris, did you read through to the end?

"Encourage your guests to try the legs first and, if still hungry, to nibble on the meat-filled mesothorax, avoiding the spider's paired fangs, which are tucked away in the head region."

🤢

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:38 PM (aXucN)

236 Hmm, wonder if you could use homemade lasagna noodles in a no boil the noodles lasagna?

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:27 PM (kRPTw)

Learned a trick from reading some reviews of a lasagna recipe written by caterers...don't boil any lasagna noodles. Soak them in hot water for a bit while you make the cheese filling or the meat sauce. Works great...I've done it a couple of times.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:39 PM (cF8AT)

237 That reminds me of one of the recipes we got for TDG. The first line was "defuzz and degut three squirrels."

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (aXucN)
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Does he use a blow torch and gutting knife designed specifically for squirrels, or does he just pop it into a centrifuge?

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:39 PM (kQs4Y)

238 Does he use a blow torch and gutting knife designed specifically for squirrels, or does he just pop it into a centrifuge?
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:39 PM (kQs4Y)
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Well, part of the reason we couldn't include it in the book was that sadly, he didn't specify.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:40 PM (aXucN)

239 Don't Put Inane Things In Good Food

But muh Vanilla Cardamom Quinoa IPA.

Posted by: Craft Beer Douchebag at May 19, 2019 05:40 PM (DJSIE)

240 222 When he handed me the mask to put on I should have run....

When you love a man, you cannot run.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (KOCKb)

Wanna bet...

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:41 PM (cF8AT)

241 I mean, I guess you could use that, if you didn't have a spider body hair torch for some reason.
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The premier torch is no doubt Italian...or possibly French, and is known to dink hipsters everywhere by the name of the manufacturer.

"You then bruciacchiatura using a Zanussi", or some such.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:42 PM (CDGwz)

242 I came across grilled chicken intestines in The Philippines, which looked something like those snaky looking things but smaller.
Maybe they're grilled turkey intestines or ostrich intestines.
I had a brief opportunity to buy and try roasted grasshoppers in Uganda. I didn't hop on it quickly enough.

Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 05:42 PM (JgA4k)

243 "Encourage your guests to try the legs first and, if still hungry, to nibble on the meat-filled mesothorax, avoiding the spider's paired fangs, which are tucked away in the head region."
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:38 PM (aXucN)


You know, people read stuff like that and try not to spew lunch, but to me, this is indistinguishable from people raving about shrimp or lobster.

🤢

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:43 PM (t+qrx)

244 225 Tami, you deserve to be treated to a lovely cocktail and then a nice dinner, which you have not prepared and which is not chicken.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:35 PM (aXucN)

Right!? Imma give you my husband's cell #!

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:43 PM (cF8AT)

245 Maybe you could laser off the spider hair or wax it off.
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:38 PM (dyaak)

How do you get them to stand still for the waxing.

Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 05:43 PM (JgA4k)

246 But muh Vanilla Cardamom Quinoa IPA.
Posted by: Craft Beer Douchebag at May 19, 2019 05:40 PM (DJSIE)

Ooh, time for a dragon fruit and rambutan-infused pale ale!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (kQs4Y)

247 But shrimp tastes good. Lobster tastes goood.

Posted by: Vincent Vega at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (fuK7c)

248 >>Tami, you deserve to be treated to a lovely cocktail and then a nice dinner, which you have not prepared and which is not chicken.

Giant spider on a stick?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (/tuJf)

249 Do they really work/have the same finished texture?

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:31 PM (ppIpx)


The no-boil noodles work. Just make sure to use plenty of sauce, and that they're fully covered before cooking. Their texture is different, though. Softer, less chewy than regular lasagne noodles.

Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 05:45 PM (r9Jjf)

250 Giant spider on a stick?
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (/tuJf)
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That's your idea of a nice dinner? Ok.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:45 PM (aXucN)

251 Tami, thanks, I will try that. Seems easier than boiling water and better than using dry.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (kRPTw)

252 Giant spider on a stick?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (/tuJf)

The stick will make it easier when I tell you where to put that.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (cF8AT)

253 245. Roofies

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (dyaak)

254 I prefer my spiders in the yard sprayed with diazanon.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (MVjcR)

255 Tami, LOL!

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (aXucN)

256 >>The no-boil noodles work. Just make sure to use plenty of sauce, and that they're fully covered before cooking. Their texture is different, though. Softer, less chewy than regular lasagne noodles.
Posted by: Average Guy at May 19, 2019 05:45 PM (r9Jjf)

Thanks! I always go heavy on the sauce, so I may try it next time.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:47 PM (ppIpx)

257 Snakes on sticks would put me off eating altogether.
Posted by: washrivergal

(Shrugs) I never et altogether/

Posted by: JT at May 19, 2019 05:47 PM (DLK3N)

258 Weasel, did you get your tractor (?) fixed?

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:47 PM (aXucN)

259 Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:42 PM (CDGwz)

Or a Japanese spider depilator in the shape of a miniature kaiju that sings as you singe.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:47 PM (kQs4Y)

260 Every day, millions of children struggle with hunger.
Not enough to eat a spider on a stick though. No way.

Posted by: The Sad Council at May 19, 2019 05:47 PM (UdKB7)

261 The premier torch is no doubt Italian...or possibly French, and is known to dink hipsters everywhere by the name of the manufacturer.

"You then bruciacchiatura using a Zanussi", or some such.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 05:42 PM (CDGwz)


Or Swiss. They probably have epic slap-battles over them.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (t+qrx)

262 Tami's on fire tonight!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (kQs4Y)

263 Back when survial shows were a thing there were a handful of fakers and one real thing.

Bear Grylls (fake) never slept outdoors and had a camera and support crew with him. He'd say "in an emergency you could eat a scorpion" and then he'd eat one, pulling all the possible faces.

Les Stroud (real) would go out without a crew and film himself. After four days of starving in the desert he'd catch and broil a handful of scorpions and would believably say "oh this is the best thing I've ever had in my life!"

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (fuK7c)

264 I've used those no-boil lasagna noodles ever since they came out and I'm never going back to the old ones. Just follow the directions on the package and make sure you cover the pan tightly with foil for the recommended amount of time so the noodles cook through.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:49 PM (aXucN)

265 219 That reminds me of one of the recipes we got for TDG. The first line was "defuzz and degut three squirrels."
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:33 PM (aXucN)


A Julia Child (I think) recipe I remember reading decades ago started with "Cut three live lobsters in half lengthwise."

Posted by: Splunge at May 19, 2019 05:49 PM (ed8K1)

266 So, its weed-water?

Posted by: Prince Tuesday at May 19, 2019 05:49 PM (vtd+q)

267 I was covered with insulation dust....hair, arms, glasses.

Sounds like porcupine love on schedule tonight. Be careful.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 05:49 PM (Jj+59)

268 251 Tami, thanks, I will try that. Seems easier than boiling water and better than using dry.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (kRPTw)

Much easier...also, if you have time, leave the assembled lasagna in the fridge overnight. Allows all the flavors to meld.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:50 PM (cF8AT)

269 258 Weasel, did you get your tractor (?) fixed?
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:47 PM (aXucN)
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No - I need to tighten a fitting and add some really expensive hydraulic fluid. It was about 700 degrees in the shade yesterday and the thought of working on it was about as appealing as spiders for dinner.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:50 PM (MVjcR)

270 So, its weed-water?


JackStraw's your guy for bong water.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 05:50 PM (fuK7c)

271 >>The stick will make it easier when I tell you where to put that.

You try and be considerate and this is what you get.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:50 PM (/tuJf)

272 262 Tami's on fire tonight!
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (kQs4Y)
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That's a shame. I liked her.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:51 PM (MVjcR)

273 Ah, I forgot. Cold water Australian Lobster arriving on Friday.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:51 PM (kRPTw)

274 No - I need to tighten a fitting and add some really expensive hydraulic fluid. It was about 700 degrees in the shade yesterday and the thought of working on it was about as appealing as spiders for dinner.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:50 PM (MVjcR)
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Ouch, sorry to hear that. You going down next weekend? Looks to be just as hot up here.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:51 PM (aXucN)

275 Some beautiful mer-folk cakes:

https://www.cakewrecks.com/

(Sunday cakes are beautiful professional cakes.)

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:52 PM (kQs4Y)

276 Les Stroud (real) would go out without a crew and film himself. After four days of starving in the desert he'd catch and broil a handful of scorpions and would believably say "oh this is the best thing I've ever had in my life!"
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (fuK7c)


There are some Les Stroud outtakes where you see the (broadcast) scene of him fording the river and climbing the hill and trudging off into the distance, and then he comes all the way back for the camera and then does it over again to get where he's going. Because who else is going to carry it?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:52 PM (t+qrx)

277 Learned a trick from reading some reviews of a lasagna recipe written by caterers...don't boil any lasagna noodles. Soak them in hot water for a bit while you make the cheese filling or the meat sauce. Works great...I've done it a couple of times.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:39 PM (cF8AT)


Great tip. I have been reducing the amount of time that I pre-cook lasagna noodles for some time now (as of the last try I was down to around 2 minutes), but if I can actually get away with just soaking them in hot water they will be a lot less bother and much easier to handle when assembling the dish. Will definitely try this the next time.

Posted by: HTL at May 19, 2019 05:52 PM (xOOs/)

278 This insect eating 'encouragement' goes hand-in-glove with food shaming about eating meat. The NWO crowd wants the masses eating bugs while they feast on Kobe beef.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:52 PM (dyaak)

279 262 Tami's on fire tonight!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (kQs4Y)

Impossible...I'm covered in insulation!


(J/k...I showered)

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:52 PM (cF8AT)

280 Tami, good idea. I always make 2 9x13 pans and one goes in the freezer. I figure if I'm going to all that work, might as well have a spare.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:53 PM (kRPTw)

281
Ouch, sorry to hear that. You going down next weekend? Looks to be just as hot up here.
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:51 PM (aXucN)
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Probably! My farm work window is now from 7:00 - 7:30 am.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:53 PM (MVjcR)

282 I went back outside because it had cooled down to 90.
When I came back in it was 92.

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 05:53 PM (UdKB7)

283 Tami's on fire tonight!
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:48 PM (kQs4Y)
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That's a shame. I liked her.
Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:51 PM (MVjcR)


Be careful with those spider-bristle torches, folks. The danger is real.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 05:53 PM (t+qrx)

284 I used to go to the islands every year for photo work - and swinging by the local markets and grabbing a few boxes of Poke and a six pack was an afternoon ritual. The little markets usually have at least a dozen types, and I definitely had some favorites, spicy w/avocado and miso being among them.


For ribs, if you're forced to bake - I can highly recommend:
Prepare as usual (skin off back side) cut rack in half, and cook slowly in ginger ale (grab a couple of liter bottles on sale) for about an hour until they start to bend easily. Then, slather with your favorite sauce and finish up in the oven. They're always moist and fall-apart tender. You can put some smoke flavor in the ginger ale if you like, but I preferred just SP and then a good sauce.



I recently got a pellet smoker with an attached sear box (high heat char grilling previously the one lacking feature on pellet grills) so I can do reverse sears. Slowly smoke a steak until it just starts to get palm-firm, then sear at high heat. Perfectly, evenly rare all the way through, but not raw. Crunchy outside. Yum.



For ribs, just slow smoke at 220 all day. So far, they've been so wickedly good with just rub... I'm just needing to experiment with wood now. I've just been using a blend since I got the grill, but need to try straight hickory for the pork, oak or mesquite for beef. It's pouring rain tonight, so the ribs I have curing in rub will only be better tomorrow. Frozen pizza for the lazy! Yay!

Posted by: clutch cargo at May 19, 2019 05:54 PM (sLicW)

285 It appears that bottled water is jumping on the homeopathy bandwagon.

The water remembers.

I wonder if it remembers what I did last camping trip, and if that affects the treatment outcomes?

Posted by: Kindltot at May 19, 2019 05:54 PM (KTmSx)

286 I made chicken curry in the crockpot. It was good! Lots left over for lunches.

My apartment smells like a taxicab.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:54 PM (kQs4Y)

287 Ok, Bluebell! Your recommendation along with the others makes me think i can trust it. Thanks!

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 05:55 PM (ppIpx)

288 Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:54 PM (kQs4Y)
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Hi Eris!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 05:56 PM (MVjcR)

289 WE INTERRUPT THIS FOOD THREAD TO BRING YOU AN IMPORTANT NEWS BULLETIN FROM SAN JOSE!

Let's Go Blues!

Play "Gloria"!

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 05:57 PM (Cssks)

290 Tami's on fire tonight!

( Dumps a bucket if ice water on Tami)


Better ?

Posted by: JT at May 19, 2019 05:57 PM (DLK3N)

291 Made sesame chicken and broccoli in the slow cooker today.

Will be making kalbi ribs later on this week.

Posted by: SMH at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (RU4sa)

292 If you want to try Vietnamese food but don't want to have to shop all over to get all the exact ingredients, I just got Andrea Nguyen's Vietnamese cooking book--her latest one. It's excellent. I have made several Recipes from it and they're all delicious. Particularly the banana coconut bread pudding where you use your old bananas was amazing. Also pretty simple. She gives you a lot of options for substitutions so it doesn't turn into a buying binge from the exotic food section on Amazon or Whole Foods

Posted by: keena at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (RiTnx)

293 I live to correct English usage. Shakespeare's phrase was "to guild gold, to paint the lily".

It's a thing now and everyone says it but it's wrong.


Pearls before, swine, eh? You're emoting in front of a crew that uses "there's" for singular and plural cases.

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (7s3Gx)

294 Hiya Weasel! Howzit?

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (kQs4Y)

295 kinlaw, here's a recipe for Cream Filling from a first edition of Better Homes and Gardens cookbook (1953).

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 05:23 PM (aXucN)

I think that's the one my Mother gave to me when I left for school.

AND just found the Joy of Cooking in a box destined for I don't know where.

What do you do with 6 YO College chemistry books and texts about Judaism?

Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (OE84+)

296 289 WE INTERRUPT THIS FOOD THREAD TO BRING YOU AN IMPORTANT NEWS BULLETIN FROM SAN JOSE!

Let's Go Blues!

Play "Gloria"!

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 05:57 PM (Cssks)

Damnit I missed the game! Just checked the score YAY!!!

Effing insulation.....

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (cF8AT)

297 I'm sure someone has already mentioned this but.... that bacon wrapping technique works great for grilling asparagus.

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (aShm1)

298 Giant spider on a stick?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (/tuJf)

Spider in a blanket.

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt - Cub Fan at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (ufFY8)

299 Dildo water, shaken, not stirred.

Posted by: james Comey, Double-Naught Spy at May 19, 2019 06:00 PM (EgshT)

300 Everybody knows you skin a squirrel and make warm booties out of the skins.

Posted by: Ben Had at May 19, 2019 06:00 PM (j0Zty)

301 The only humans who eat spiders are horror movie characters, like Dracula's sidekick.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (dyaak)

302 Hey, Muad'dib. How's your bird buddy?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (t+qrx)

303 I live to correct English usage. Shakespeare's phrase was "to guild gold, to paint the lily".

It's a thing now and everyone says it but it's wrong.

Pearls before, swine, eh? You're emoting in front of a crew that uses "there's" for singular and plural cases.



Actually you should have called me on spelling it "guild". I feel the shame.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (fuK7c)

304 But muh Vanilla Cardamom Quinoa IPA.

Posted by: Craft Beer Douchebag at May 19, 2019 05:40 PM (DJSIE)


Pumpkin spice wheat beer?

Posted by: Kindltot at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (KTmSx)

305 This insect eating 'encouragement' goes hand-in-glove with food shaming about eating meat.


Exactly right. One of the benefits of living in a first world country isn't that my smart phone is less than 2 years old. It's that I can go to the local market, choose the poultry, beef, pork, fish of my choice, and eat it. Like, the countries that call dead roaches or crickets a delicacy would chuck that shit in the trash in a heartbeat for a decent steak.


Show me footage of the media chowing down on stir-fried crickets and tarantula legs at the next WH press corps dinner along with recycled urine (vineyards take up valuable real estate that could be used for high density housing for the poor) and we can discuss changing my diet.

Posted by: clutch cargo at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (sLicW)

306 298 Giant spider on a stick?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (/tuJf)

Spider in a blanket.
Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt - Cub Fan at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (ufFY

Wrap it in bacon!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (kQs4Y)

307 Actually you should have called me on spelling it "guild". I feel the shame.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (fuK7c)


gelding a lily? Is this a thing?

Posted by: Kindltot at May 19, 2019 06:02 PM (KTmSx)

308 >>Spider in a blanket.

Good suggestion. Really classes it up.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 06:02 PM (/tuJf)

309 Give me Ham on five, and hold the spiders.

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 06:02 PM (RuIsu)

310 >302 Hey, Muad'dib. How's your bird buddy?
Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (t+qrx)


He is apparently on his way to Canada to make baby warblers. God speed little buddy.

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:03 PM (aShm1)

311 I'm starting to smell the leg of lamb. (Don't know the technique; that's her specialty). But it's been my go to meal since childhood. Early in our marriage, I used to get seafood along with it, but nowadays I don't have the appetite.

Enjoy the syrup, horde. With extra ketchup.

Posted by: Eeyore at May 19, 2019 06:03 PM (VaN/j)

312 He is apparently on his way to Canada to make baby warblers. God speed little buddy.
Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:03 PM (aShm1)


Well it was nice of him to stop and say hi.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 06:03 PM (t+qrx)

313 I painted my lily this morning.

Posted by: Smokin' Uncle Joe Biden at May 19, 2019 06:04 PM (EgshT)

314 What do you do with 6 YO College chemistry books and texts about Judaism?
Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (OE84+)
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Seriously, if you don't want them anymore, see if Amazon will buy them via their buy-back program.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:05 PM (aXucN)

315 >>>discard the abdomens from the two tarantulas


That is like throwing out the tasty bits inside the dungeness crab body.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 06:05 PM (1g7ch)

316 I understand the idea of manipulating atoms and molecules without understanding how it works, but since I'm not a scientist "nano" sounds like a phrase which Mork used in "Mork and Mindy". Maybe that was Nanoo-Nanoo

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at May 19, 2019 06:06 PM (ahS0B)

317 Actually you should have called me on spelling it "guild". I feel the shame.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 06:01 PM (fuK7c)

gelding a lily? Is this a thing?
Posted by: Kindltot at May 19, 2019 06:02 PM (KTmSx)


I Walk on Gelded Splinters.

Posted by: Dr. John the Night Tripper at May 19, 2019 06:06 PM (t+qrx)

318 Howdy bluebell and Eris!

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:06 PM (aShm1)

319 I'm cooking my basic meat and potatoes for dinner...

Large pan with cover, medium heat, melt a stick of butter, throw in a bulb of chopped garlic and a large chopped sweet onion.


On top of the butter/garlic/onion the large package of stew meat. At the supermarket meat department where I work we have Porterhouse and T-bones on sale this week. Yes, I grabbed the package of stew meat made from scraps of Porterhouse and T-bones. Score!

On top of the meat the sliced potatoes. Reds with the peels on. Salt and pepper on the taters.


Keep layered, do not stir until the taters are near done.

It's done when the taters are done.

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:07 PM (EfMCv)

320 A Mississippi pot roast is a slow cooker roast made with pepperocinis, a au jus packet and a salad dressing packet. Its really really good, look it up. I used the allrecipies web site, but there are a ton of variations.

Posted by: Max Power at May 19, 2019 06:07 PM (QCc6B)

321 What do you do with 6 YO College chemistry books and texts about Judaism?
Posted by: golfman

Put them in a taped up box w/ a sign - For Sale $300.00

and put it out by the curb.

Posted by: JT at May 19, 2019 06:07 PM (DLK3N)

322 >>I'm starting to smell the leg of lamb

Can you still here the lamb screaming, Eeyore?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 06:08 PM (/tuJf)

323 >>>Take a peak below the fold.

Peek. Take a peek.

Posted by: m at May 19, 2019 06:08 PM (ZfNws)

324 Seriously, if you don't want them anymore, see if Amazon will buy them via their buy-back program.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:05 PM (aXucN)

Thanks bluebell.

Not sure they are much good to the local library. Hate to just throw them out.

Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 06:08 PM (OE84+)

325 320 A Mississippi pot roast is a slow cooker roast made with pepperocinis, a au jus packet and a salad dressing packet. Its really really good, look it up. I used the allrecipies web site, but there are a ton of variations.

Posted by: Max Power at May 19, 2019 06:07 PM (QCc6B)

Mississippi anything is good. I've made it with chicken (of course...sigh) many times. And it's stupid easy.

I think I even gave it to Bluebell for the recipe book.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 06:10 PM (cF8AT)

326 Hiya Weasel! Howzit?


Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 05:59 PM (kQs4Y)
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All good here! glad to be home after a few days at the farm. You?

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 06:11 PM (MVjcR)

327 I made an oxtail stew this week that would make your tongue beat your brains out.

It was amazing. A three day process, but not overly difficult.

First, I put the oxtails, some peppercorns and a couple bay leaves into my instapot and hit "soup broth."

put in the fridge overnight after it had cooled.

Next day, skimmed the fat and sautéed onions, carrots and celery for about 20 minutes. Then added the oxtails, another bay leaf , salt, cayenne, cumin to the veggies. Added back the broth, a can of stewed tomatoes and some red wine. Then added baby potatoes.

Bring to a boil, then into the oven for theee hours.

Cool. Into the fridge. Warm up on the stove the next day. It was fantastic!

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 06:11 PM (PkVlr)

328 I gotta go cut my grass.

Posted by: JT at May 19, 2019 06:12 PM (DLK3N)

329 >Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 06:11 PM (PkVlr)



Where does one procure ox tails?

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:13 PM (aShm1)

330 Why would one buy ox tails?

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 06:14 PM (BbGew)

331 All good here! glad to be home after a few days at the farm. You?
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Enjoying the last precious hours of a very lazy weekend.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 06:14 PM (kQs4Y)

332 Orange Straws:
1 lb orange peels (6 medium or 4 large)6 qt. cold water2 Tbsp salt2 cups sugar
4 cups hot water
Remove all pulp and membrane from peel leaving skin and white peel intact. Cut with scissors into 1/4 in strips. Cook with 2 qts of water and salt in saucepan. Bring to boiling point (sic) and boil for 20 ' (minutes). Drain off salt water. Add 2qts of clear (cold) water. Cover saucepan and boil (another) 20 minutes. Drain and repeat clear water process. Drain again. Mix sugar and hot water in a saucepan and stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. When mixture is hot, add peel and simmer, stirring carefully until there is less than 1/4 cup of syrup left. Drain hot peels in a colander. Shake gently and spread over waxed paper sprinkled with sugar. Roll until heavily coated. When cool, store in a glass jar. Will keep fresh for 10 days.

Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 06:14 PM (KOCKb)

333 I made beans in the slow cooker yesterday, throwing whatever crossed my mind into, including bratwurst, a glug of bourbon and a splash of hot sauce.
It's really good-spicy.

Posted by: Northern Lurker, irritable, so very irritable. Have I mentioned I'm irritable? at May 19, 2019 06:14 PM (JgA4k)

334 320. that sounds like Jane's recipe.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 06:16 PM (dyaak)

335 I bought the oxtails at the Asian supermarket in town. Uwajimaya.

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 06:17 PM (PkVlr)

336 Any supermarket meat department can get you 'oxtails'.

They're not really oxtails, those would be quite rare. They're actually cow tail.

You know what's the closest thing to a real oxtail?

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:17 PM (EfMCv)

337 I'm going nekkid to protest Emily Ratfuckowsky.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 06:17 PM (hjaPQ)

338 >
You know what's the closest thing to a real oxtail?
Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:17 PM (



Ox ass?

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:18 PM (aShm1)

339 You know what's the closest thing to a real oxtail?
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His oxass?

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 06:18 PM (hjaPQ)

340 Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:18 PM (aShm1)


Yup.

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:19 PM (EfMCv)

341 >>332 Orange Straws
Posted by: JAS at May 19, 2019 06:14 PM (KOCKb)

Nice! Thank you

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 06:19 PM (ppIpx)

342 >>Ox ass?


*rim shot

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 06:20 PM (/tuJf)

343 Enjoying the last precious hours of a very lazy weekend.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 19, 2019 06:14 PM (kQs4Y)
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Good for you!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 06:21 PM (MVjcR)

344 The only Asian market in our small town in northern WI is Hmong. And I've never seen ox or whatever tails.

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:21 PM (aShm1)

345 I'm pretty sure there are more Cardinal fans at the Texas Rangers stadium than there are Ranger fans.

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 06:21 PM (cF8AT)

346 Ox ass?
Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:18 PM (aShm1)


Is that how you pronounce coccyx?

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 06:22 PM (t+qrx)

347 Beef-barley soup was my dad's favorite. Had ox tails. It was something I actually liked as a kid! Haven't made it in years.

Posted by: My life is insanity at May 19, 2019 06:22 PM (ppIpx)

348 The only Asian market in our small town in northern WI is Hmong. And I've never seen ox or whatever tails.


I used to work at a place where lunches were catered. When we got oxtail it was Jamaican.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 06:23 PM (fuK7c)

349 I put a little weather station up at the farm. Just recorded a 2.6 mph wind gust. It's getting crazy down there!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 06:25 PM (MVjcR)

350 Actually you should have called me on spelling it "guild". I feel the shame.

I'm feeling gentle today (DOS Translation: worn out). Got a new computer from Puget Systems (thanks Aetius for pointing me towards them) and I've been flogging things along installing software, especially older games like the original Call of Duty Modern Warfare.
It's been going along pretty well with one exception. With respect to Photoshop deactivation/activation, Adobe can bite my hairy ass.

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 06:25 PM (7s3Gx)

351 The Kapiolani Cafe in a bowling alley in the Palama neighborhood of Honolulu had the absolute best oxtail soup in the world. Then they repurposed the building for something stupid and the cafe was moved somewhere and eventually closed. That soup was awesome.

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:28 PM (EfMCv)

352 Howdy bluebell and Eris!
Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:06 PM (aShm1)
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Hiya sweetie! Still above freezing up there?

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:28 PM (aXucN)

353 Hubby and I have lots of recipes for ass.

Posted by: Mayor Pete at May 19, 2019 06:28 PM (OKp8N)

354 I bought the oxtails at the Asian supermarket in town. Uwajimaya.

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 06:17 PM (PkVlr)


They also sell oxtails (and beef shank, for that matter) at QFC and Fred Meyer.

Posted by: HTL at May 19, 2019 06:29 PM (xOOs/)

355 Tonight's sammich: bologna, American cheese, onion and Duke's mayo. That's vittles!

Oh, and is it even legal to sell sliced American cheese 'product' that's not individually wrapped? My cheese slices were all ripped up and goofy.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 06:29 PM (MVjcR)

356 Today, a wet cool foggy day meant - Pot roast in a cast iron dutch oven! Meat was seared on all sides, pot deglazed with red wine, then moar red wine, beef stock, thyme, rosemary, onion, garlic. 325f for 4 hours...
and the Red Sox win!

Posted by: post prandial nap time at May 19, 2019 06:30 PM (K1IUD)

357 Kinlaw, my mom used to make Byrds custard that her sis would send from England. Cornstarch based. Very tasty

Posted by: Mrs. Leggy at May 19, 2019 06:30 PM (Vf4Y7)

358 The best recipe in TDG was the baloney sammich one with the cross sections.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 06:31 PM (fuK7c)

359 Thanks bluebell.

Not sure they are much good to the local library. Hate to just throw them out.
Posted by: golfman at May 19, 2019 06:08 PM (OE84+)
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Just look up "textbook buyback program" on Amazon. You type in the ISBN, and they tell you if they'll take it and for how much. They'll send you a label to mail them in for free, and if they take them (they inspect them for condition), they'll deposit the money into your Amazon account. If they reject any, they will mail them back to you at no cost. It's worth trying!

If there are any Amazon won't take, you could look to see if there is a local homeschool group near you that you could donate them to.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:31 PM (aXucN)

360 The best recipe in TDG was the baloney sammich one with the cross sections.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 06:31 PM (fuK7c)
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Second in importance only to the drawings.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:32 PM (aXucN)

361 >
Hiya sweetie! Still above freezing up there?
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:28 PM (aXucN)



it was brutal at the cabin this morning. 36 degrees, pouring rain, 35 mph wind gusts. We got everything done but we were icicles.

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:33 PM (aShm1)

362 The Kapiolani Cafe in a bowling alley in the Palama
neighborhood of Honolulu had the absolute best oxtail soup in the world.
Then they repurposed the building for something stupid and the cafe was
moved somewhere and eventually closed. That soup was awesome.



Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:28 PM (EfMCv)

That place, when it was in the bowling alley, appeared on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

Posted by: Vendette at May 19, 2019 06:35 PM (KpItb)

363 That place, when it was in the bowling alley, appeared on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.


Posted by: Vendette at May 19, 2019 06:35 PM (KpItb)


No kidding? I'm gonna have to search YouTube for that...

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:37 PM (EfMCv)

364 354 I bought the oxtails at the Asian supermarket in town. Uwajimaya.

Posted by: Nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 06:17 PM (PkVlr)

They also sell oxtails (and beef shank, for that matter) at QFC and Fred Meyer.
Posted by: HTL at May 19, 2019 06:29 PM (xOOs/)

I got a rock.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 06:38 PM (NWiLs)

365 https://tinyurl.com/y46r8yfc

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:39 PM (EfMCv)

366 I am on cooking strike until we move to the new house in June. Can't wait to get my hands on the gas stove.

Posted by: no good deed at May 19, 2019 06:43 PM (uTY3H)

367 Wait, that's a different place, not the Kapiolani Cafe... Imposters!

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:44 PM (EfMCv)

368 One, possibly two Katyusha rockets hit the Green Zone in Iraq. No injuries.

https://tinyurl.com/y5c52dt7

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 06:45 PM (hjaPQ)

369 not feelin' the oxtail soup

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 06:47 PM (dyaak)

370 It's supposed to snow tomorrow or possibly Tuesday, so I'm getting in some grilling time today. Pineapple slices, 3 minutes a side; then a spiral sliced ham for just about 2 hours at very low heat. That doesn't go directly on the grill; I stuck it in a cast iron skillet and put that on the grill. My dad started doing it that way for Christmas a few years back, when we had so much food that there was no room in the oven. Tastes amazing. Keep your fingers crossed the propane doesn't run out.

Posted by: right wing yankee at May 19, 2019 06:47 PM (zlzYb)

371 Here's the real place(but gone now, sad)

https://tinyurl.com/y5eedy6k

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:49 PM (EfMCv)

372 366 I am on cooking strike until we move to the new house in June. Can't wait to get my hands on the gas stove.
Posted by: no good deed at May 19, 2019 06:43 PM (uTY3H)
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Hi no good deed!

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 06:49 PM (MVjcR)

373 You might be in a mini ice age when it snows on Memorial day then on Labor day

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 06:49 PM (BbGew)

374 Hey, Weasel! How goes it?

Posted by: no good deed at May 19, 2019 06:50 PM (uTY3H)

375 374 Hey, Weasel! How goes it?
Posted by: no good deed at May 19, 2019 06:50 PM (uTY3H)
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It goes good, thanks, and you?

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 06:50 PM (MVjcR)

376 it was brutal at the cabin this morning. 36 degrees, pouring rain, 35 mph wind gusts. We got everything done but we were icicles.
Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:33 PM (aShm1)
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By next weekend it will be 50 degrees and you will be complaining about the heat.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:51 PM (aXucN)

377 No good deed, where's the new house? Still in Maryland?

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:52 PM (aXucN)

378 >

By next weekend it will be 50 degrees and you will be complaining about the heat.
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 06:51 PM (aXucN)



70's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 06:53 PM (aShm1)

379 94 1 ng = 10E-09 g

10E7 ng = 10E-02 g = 0.01g
Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 04:43 PM (Ct55T)


Of course I would never actually know for sure, but that looks suspiciously like math.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 06:53 PM (sy5kK)

380 Man, I am task saturated right now. I can't wait for school to end for the year. They keep loading us up with stuff to do for the little heathens. We are staying in the area. I am sad that Texas is off the table...at least for the next few years.

Posted by: no good deed at May 19, 2019 06:53 PM (uTY3H)

381 Yep, bluebell, still in Maryland.

Posted by: no good deed at May 19, 2019 06:54 PM (uTY3H)

382 @Muad'dib, it snowed up here in Ashland today. yay.

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:57 PM (EfMCv)

383 Why are they putting minuscule amounts of Charlie Brown's Dildo in water? Who would buy that sort of thing?

Posted by: Surfperch at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (tVQUs)

384 I just saw John Wick 3. He killed a lot of dudes in fantastic ways.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (7iukN)

385 Don't know if you saw this on YouTube....talk about fresh caught fish....


http://tinyurl.com/y2fnwhks


Just reach in the trough next to your restaurant table and grab a fish.From the Orient of course.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (+0N+f)

386 Muaddib made it snow? He has outdone himself

Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 06:59 PM (7iukN)

387 384 I just saw John Wick 3. He killed a lot of dudes in fantastic ways.
Posted by: BourbonChicken at May 19, 2019 06:58 PM (7iukN)

Don't spoil it! Some of us haven't seen the movie yet. Sheesh!

Posted by: sinalco at May 19, 2019 07:00 PM (yODqO)

388 >382 @Muad'dib, it snowed up here in Ashland today. yay.
Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 06:57 PM (Ef



It wanted to snow so bad. Just couldn't pull it off.

Posted by: Muad'dib at May 19, 2019 07:00 PM (aShm1)

389 GUN NOOD

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 07:01 PM (BbGew)

390 Last photo of kebabed spiders and snakes not funny.

Posted by: French toast should only be served with maple syrup at May 19, 2019 07:03 PM (yODqO)

391 For Easter, my DIL wanted cinnamon rolls. That took all morning long with the twice risings and the kneading, etc. Etc. included my fire alarm and carbon monoxide alarm going of simultaneously. Believe it or not they came out beautifully. Everyone said they were the best they'd ever tasted. This week is her birthday, She always wants carrot cake. The first year it was a disaster and I ended up at the last minute buying one at the market. Last year it was perfect. Wish me luck.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 07:05 PM (EjlXc)

392 You can do it, washrivergal! Good luck.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 07:07 PM (aXucN)

393 >>>I have hand-written recipes for Gum Drops and Orange Straws (which was a candy made from orange peels.) You all are so blessed and so am I.

what a sweer sentiment. i love my granny's recipes.

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 07:09 PM (DGS6j)

394 253 245. Roofies
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 05:46 PM (dyaak)





OT, but patriotic, so it still fits.

Waking up late and catching up with another fine Oregon Muse post, I happened upon his Twatter page, and the reference to the Korean Rooftop patriots of LA, 27 years ago this month.

Then, this post. Roofies. Like many Morons, it was a sign to me, that I need to share this, if nothing else than to let people know that patriotism is a very practical thing.

Oregon Muse's Twatter entry on the anniversary of the Rooftop Koreans.

https://tinyurl.com/y5f8u6re


and for those who are not near 29, but want a good recap of what happened, Kurt Schlicter over at Townhall.com has a reminder of what happened and why:

https://tinyurl.com/y4eja5gd


For me, it is a reminder of why we enjoy our grilling recipes, bourbons, and back yards.

Oh, and warming up for the Gub Thread.




Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at May 19, 2019 07:14 PM (sy5kK)

395 sweet

hit the r instead of the t

Posted by: trapper's girl at May 19, 2019 07:27 PM (DGS6j)

396 Ah, I forgot. Cold water Australian Lobster arriving on Friday.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 05:51 PM (kRPTw)

Where do you buy them?

Posted by: Grannymimi at May 19, 2019 07:57 PM (u5LFV)

397 Deplorable Jay Guevara:

I'm way late here, but hoping you'll see this.

"Next marketing hook: Now fortified with 55.5 moles of water per liter!"

My favorite dumb health-water marketing hook ever is, "Contains no tritium!"

For those of you who don't geek out on this stuff, tritium is the radioactive form of hydrogen. It emits a *very* weak beta-particle, which water easily stops. It is about 1 part per trillion of naturally occurring hydrogen.

In other words, it would be unbelievably difficult to detect in natural water, so the claim "Contains no tritium" is likely to hold up for any sample of water you find, unless the DOE has recently had a spill near you.

Posted by: JPS at May 19, 2019 08:11 PM (UgdG5)

398 I am way late on this correction, but:

"try ichi-yaki, the japanese method of cooking with a hot stone"

That would be ishiyaki (stone-cooked), not ichiyaki (once-cooked?)

Posted by: mikeski at May 19, 2019 09:32 PM (P1f+c)

399 Bacon or prosciutto wrapped veg is the best. Thanks for indulging the Keto ppl CBD!

Related: I hate the tongue burning of jalapenos. But deboned properly, stuffed with cream cheese and wrapped in bacon, it is the best snack in the world. Any tips on deseeding them so I do not incinerate my mouth? I have been craving this something fierce and want to attempt making it.

And the skewered varmints... did we make too many ketchup and syrup jokes? Yoko Ono level of trolling there, I salute you CBD. But technically also Keto!

Posted by: LizLem at May 19, 2019 11:05 PM (TnaCl)

400 Okay, all inanity aside: do I still register here?

Posted by: Cold Civil War at May 20, 2019 04:37 AM (Z2PYk)

Is "Rub And A Tug" Back On The Table In South Florida?
What A Surprise: The Cops Bungled The Kraft Sting...

The more laws we have, the more power government has. That is axiomatic for people with functioning brains, and here is a fine example of the problems unbridled government power can cause. Whether you think prostitution is victimless crime, the overreach by law enforcement in this case is obscene.

'Bungled from the beginning': How Robert Kraft's sex sting was marred by cops' missteps

Officials said their efforts were aimed in part at targeting suspected human trafficking at the massage parlors. They pointed to state health department inspections suggesting that sex workers from Asia were living at the businesses.

“Obviously our concern in this investigation centers around … the possibility of victims of human trafficking, the appearance of that,” Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr said in February, adding that customers enable such illicit businesses to “flourish.”

State Attorney Dave Aronberg called human trafficking “evil in our midst,” adding that there is “the cold reality that many prostitutes in cases like this are themselves victims, often lured into this country with promises of a better life.”

But Aronberg’s office walked back the claims, telling Kraft’s judge that there was no evidence of human trafficking. It was just misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution charges for the men, and felony charges of making money from prostitution for the women.

Officials have said they hoped the sex workers would cooperate with investigators so they could bring more serious charges. That didn’t happen.

I love how the case went from uncovering a vast network of human traffickers -- modern day slavers -- to a hugely expensive and failed sting to rout out hand-jobs!

And gee...maybe these women didn't feel like cooperating because they sort of liked being in the United States instead of some third-world shithole.

And it sounds like somebody lied to the judge to get the warrant, because they admitted that there is no evidence of human trafficking!

The really sad part of this sordid mess is that without Kraft's involvement, which meant an unlimited defense fund, the cops would probably have gotten away with their lies and baldfaced unconstitutional behavior. If it takes a billionaire to get justice in America, something is broken.

Posted by: CBD at 02:25 PM




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1 At least they don't have to worry about the batteries going kaput.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 02:29 PM (Ct55T)

2 Release the video!.....

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 02:30 PM (Z+IKu)

3 B4 10

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 02:31 PM (pw+jk)

4 But they were quick to release Kraft's name to the media.

And the media was quick to smear him, because, famous.

Government and Media conspiring to destroy individual US Citizens.

Why does that sound so... familiar... Flynn cough cough...

Posted by: Don Q at May 19, 2019 02:32 PM (NgKpN)

5 If it takes a billionaire to get justice in America, something is broken.

---

Sums up how we got Trump perfectly.

Posted by: SMH at May 19, 2019 02:35 PM (RU4sa)

6 I thought Kraft was specifically targeted because the 'spa' owner was Friend of Trump?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:36 PM (smQOA)

7 Is State Atty. Dave Aronberg a demunist?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:38 PM (smQOA)

8 6 I thought Kraft was specifically targeted because the 'spa' owner was Friend of Trump?
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:36 PM (smQO

If memory serves, the trump angle was played up in the very first reports coming out. Thought it was because Kraft was a trump supporter himself or something

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 02:39 PM (Ct55T)

9 Do they use shape oil for their massage lube? Quicker State?

Posted by: Pete Seria at May 19, 2019 02:39 PM (WETLn)

10 Shale oil, dammit!

Posted by: Pete Seria at May 19, 2019 02:40 PM (WETLn)

11 They - cops- installed the cameras on a pretext. Had they already established that Kraft was a regular there?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:41 PM (smQOA)

12 12
What killed this? The pictures of nude women getting rubs and the thought these asshole cops were watching them too.


Expect lawsuits to multiply. These are keystone cops at the best.

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 02:42 PM (u3dHb)

13 Law enforcement in general really doesn't seem to be worth a rat's ass, does it?

Posted by: I'm Brother Cavil, and I ain't recommending shit at the moment at May 19, 2019 02:43 PM (lLeln)

14 8 Yes, he is. But the spa owner was a DJT donor and there's a pic of her with POTUS at Mar-a-lago.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:43 PM (smQOA)

15 6
I thought Kraft was specifically targeted because the 'spa' owner was Friend of Trump?

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:36 PM (smQOA)

Nah, they didn't even know his man, but I suspect when a guy leaves a spa with a chauffeured Bentley, the cops were curious.

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 02:44 PM (u3dHb)

16 When Handjobs are illegal, something something something.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 02:44 PM (ycWCI)

17 If these a-holes really want to stop sex trafficking, then why don't they start supporting serious fixes to our immigration laws instead of supporting lawless "sanctuary" cities and states?

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at May 19, 2019 02:44 PM (k4dH2)

18 >>>Officials said their efforts were aimed in part at targeting suspected human trafficking at the massage parlors. They pointed to state health department inspections suggesting that sex workers from Asia were living at the businesses.


Back when this story first broke it was what, a multi-month investigation into sex slavery and how they would move the girls to different locations every week or so...

Bull shit.

If that was true, and the cops watched this going on for months, them Trump must be a RUSSIAN agent too.



Now, meh, not so much. Unauthorized wiring of the place with cameras, etc. expecting the slaves to turn states witness after finding out cops were making peep-holes vids for posting on pronhamster for months?

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 02:45 PM (1g7ch)

19 If it takes a billionaire to get justice in America, something is broken.

Ah yes.. and it is broken
The prosecutors have to much leeway and money and it is not their money. If the prosecutors actually had somethIng to lose things might change

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:45 PM (Y+V3r)

20 The warrant allowed for the placement of cameras in the hand job rooms.

How making sex blackmail tapes leads to knowledge of human trafficking is beyond me.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 02:47 PM (fuK7c)

21 Ah yes.. and it is broken

The prosecutors have to much leeway and money and it is not their
money. If the prosecutors actually had somethIng to lose things might
change


There is a reason Soro is targeting State DA races. He knows the DAs have unlimited funds and can sue Republicans to death.

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 02:47 PM (u3dHb)

22 Any suggestion that this was motivated by urge to nail Kraft because he was Trump's friend, and to somehow implicate Trump?

Posted by: Dan Smoot's Apprentice at May 19, 2019 02:47 PM (H8QX8)

23 Jesus GARY Sanchez got a triple lol

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:48 PM (Y+V3r)

24
Any suggestion that this was motivated by urge to nail Kraft because he was Trump's friend, and to somehow implicate Trump?
Posted by: Dan Smoot's Apprentice at May 19, 2019 02:47 PM (H8QX

Would not shock me

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:49 PM (Y+V3r)

25 I'm not super fond of the defense team's work either: clearly Kraft was guilty of soliciting prostitution, he even freaking admitted it in an apology. But they got him free of charges because of a litany of technical things and I hate that. There's no justice if you can skate on a crime you admit to.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 02:49 PM (39g3+)

26 I'm not super fond of the defense team's work either: clearly Kraft was guilty of soliciting prostitution, he even freaking admitted it in an apology. But they got him free of charges because of a litany of technical things and I hate that. There's no justice if you can skate on a crime you admit to.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 02:49 PM (39g3+)

It was only a handjob. Does not the gov have better things to do?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (Y+V3r)

27 Is anyone on the planet surprised the media is a huge lump of rat vomit? Course not. I am astonished that the police department and prosecutors chose to make a very powerful enemy on very little evidence. It's a perfect opportunity for the Trump DoJ to start making some arrests for malicious prosecution, conspiracy to libel, and perjury.

Posted by: trev006 at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (SEr2U)

28 How making sex blackmail tapes leads to knowledge of human trafficking is beyond me.

Yeah I'm not making that connection, either. The fact that sexual activity is happening is not evidence of human trafficking, you're not getting anywhere with that.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (39g3+)

29 Given the titles of this post and the one above, I am apprehensive about the title of the food thread yet to come.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (aXucN)

30 The sidebar has a link to linguists claiming the word "lox" goes back 8K years. I'm surprised they had liquid oxygen back then. Would Vic know?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (DMUuz)

31 Yeah, it never made sense to say that 'We discovered enslaved women but we will let their bondage continue for months so we can arrest a few Johns.'

Posted by: Grump928(C) at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (yQpMk)

32 OK Aronberg is demonrat. This sting was intended to smear Trump - by association with lady spa owner - with sex trafficking charges. It was their dumb luck they hooked another bigger fish - Kraft - in the process. But ultimately their downfall because the billionaire's deep pockets exposed the LE scam.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (smQOA)

33 I'm not a fan of anything NE Patriots but the idea that Kraft's lawyers had to fight to keep private a tape of him getting a hand job is obscene.

What pressing public need is there to publish that kind of stuff?

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (/tuJf)

34 Let loose the kraften!

Posted by: JuJuBee at May 19, 2019 02:52 PM (kQ8nA)

35 Frank Zappa Magic Fingers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7v3QCHR0hU

"And beat you with a pair of tennis shoes I got from Jeff Beck..."

Posted by: pawn at May 19, 2019 02:52 PM (ti2yD)

36 lol bluebell

Posted by: SMH at May 19, 2019 02:52 PM (RU4sa)

37 The sidebar has a link to linguists claiming the word "lox" goes back 8K years. I'm surprised they had liquid oxygen back then. Would Vic know?


Aliens. Chariots of the Cods.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at May 19, 2019 02:52 PM (yQpMk)

38 Trump's Midas touch strikes again!

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 02:53 PM (smQOA)

39 What pressing public need is there to publish that kind of stuff?

Its hard to believe that a jury has to be shown the tapes in order to get a conviction. Nobody on earth wants to see that to begin with.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 02:53 PM (39g3+)

40 Given the titles of this post and the one above, I am apprehensive about the title of the food thread yet to come.
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM


Perhaps maple syrup will be revealed to be more versatile than previously known.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 02:53 PM (DMUuz)

41
Me rub you rong time!

You cum 4 times, you leave now!

Posted by: Miso Ho Ni at May 19, 2019 02:54 PM (nxw5n)

42 Four Super Bowl rings -- maybe the cops should leave the guy alone.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 02:54 PM (ta49A)

43 marred by cops' missteps

"Guilty as sin, free as a bird."

Posted by: Bill Ayers at May 19, 2019 02:54 PM (sdi6R)

44 Robert Kraft.

The Cheese Investigation!

Posted by: Capt. Queeg at May 19, 2019 02:55 PM (t5m5e)

45 >>The really sad part of this sordid mess is that without Kraft's involvement, which meant an unlimited defense fund, the cops would probably have gotten away with their lies and baldfaced unconstitutional behavior. If it takes a billionaire to get justice in America, something is broken.


I'm probably too cynical, but it kinda seems like getting Kraft was the whole point?

They wanted to embarrass him at minimum, and could potentially have been used by the NFL bully him into selling or some other form of penance. Goodell hates the Pats, they hate Trump, and Kraft is friendly with Trump.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 02:55 PM (W+vEI)

46 Forty dolla,
Make you holla!

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 02:55 PM (0tfLf)

47 Given the titles of this post and the one above, I am apprehensive about the title of the food thread yet to come.

It's barbecue season.

If you're honest with yourself, you know you'd be exited to learn about a butt rub.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 02:56 PM (oFlMR)

48 Using geometric logic, I was able to prove that a duplicate whore existed!

Posted by: Capt. Queeg at May 19, 2019 02:56 PM (t5m5e)

49 To be fair, Kraft has so many Super Bowl rings on his fapping hand he needs hired hands.

Posted by: Wontsubmit at May 19, 2019 02:56 PM (Xgl0T)

50 I just back to the last thread

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 02:56 PM (BbGew)

51 I thought the NE Patriots - and presumably their owner, Kraft - were "woke."

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 02:57 PM (YqDXo)

52 30 The sidebar has a link to linguists claiming the word "lox" goes back 8K years. I'm surprised they had liquid oxygen back then.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM (DMUuz)


Told you!

Posted by: Erich von Daniken at May 19, 2019 02:57 PM (sdi6R)

53 If cops would have used SWAT and shot some people and dogs in the process the raid would have yielded more justice.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at May 19, 2019 02:57 PM (Si9ix)

54 I heard a couple of weeks ago this case was going belly up but that was all I remember

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (BbGew)

55 >>Four Super Bowl rings -- maybe the cops should leave the guy alone.

Much as it pains me to say it, 6 Super Bowl rings.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (/tuJf)

56 I thought the NE Patriots - and presumably their owner, Kraft - were "woke."
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 02:57 PM (YqDXo)
---------

I believe Kraft is a Trump supporter and friend and therefore ungood.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (aXucN)

57 Kraft is friendly with Trump.

OK, I didn't know that. I'd presumed that someone from Boston who owns a team that is markedly opposed to Trump would himself be opposed to Trump.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (YqDXo)

58 Given the titles of this post and the one above, I am apprehensive about the title of the food thread yet to come.
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM

Pulled pork?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (Y+V3r)

59 Biggest scandal since Teapot Dome. Overpaid Fed careers with early retirement and book deals will spring forth!

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (RuIsu)

60 Why do the cops need video in the first place? All they needed was an eyewitness or two to say Kraft is guilty.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 02:59 PM (ta49A)

61 51 I thought the NE Patriots - and presumably their owner, Kraft - were "woke."
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 02:57 PM (YqDXo)

----

All nullified by his friendship with Trump.

Posted by: Semi-Literate Thug at May 19, 2019 02:59 PM (t5m5e)

62 So if buffonery ocurred, and someone made up some shit to get a warrant, did someone get charged...get arrested?

No? Quelle suprise.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at May 19, 2019 02:59 PM (AwVzI)

63 Pulled pork?
Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (Y+V3r)
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Oh dear lord, I hope he's not lurking here.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 02:59 PM (aXucN)

64 Much as it pains me to say it, 6 Super Bowl rings.

Posted by: JackStraw
________

This happened before his team's 6th title -- and remember, he showed one of his rings to Vladimir Putin and Putin kept it.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (ta49A)

65 There really is human trafficking going on, particularly to massage and manicure places but this is not the way to go about stopping it. They're claiming a huge crime and going after little stuff.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (39g3+)

66 53 If cops would have used SWAT and shot some people and dogs


Shooting people bad for Asian message parlor business.

Shooting dog good for Asian restaurant business.

Posted by: Jack Wong's Massage Parlor and Korean BBQ at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (oFlMR)

67 Not on topic, but not entirely off-topic either, the governor just signed one senate and two house bills earlier this month prohibiting civil forfeiture without a conviction in Michigan. I haven't read the details yet, this just brought that to mind.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (t+qrx)

68 Why does that sound so... familiar... Flynn cough cough...
Posted by: Don Q at May 19, 2019 02:32 PM (NgKpN)

False comparison. The hit job on General Flynn isn't anywhere close to getting caught receiving a happy ending from a massage parlor hooker. & CBD's point about these prostitutes being somehow grateful they're in the States? I doubt giving handies to skeevy slobs figured into their dreams of their new lives in America.

I've worked with recovering drug addicts and alcoholics over the years, both men and women, some of whom have prostituted themselves when active in their disease. The guilt and shame of it was a terrible burden for many of them. People who frequent prostitutes are--in my view--essentially exploiting damaged people. It isn't harmless.

Posted by: troyriser at May 19, 2019 03:02 PM (1JpTT)

69 I'm beginning to think our law enforcement and legal institutions aren't the infallible godheads we're told to worship.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 19, 2019 03:02 PM (cXV7n)

70 Oops, massage parlor, not message parlor.

Jack Wong hate autocollect.

Posted by: Jack Wong's Massage Parlor and Korean BBQ at May 19, 2019 03:02 PM (oFlMR)

71 the governor just signed one senate and two house bills earlier this month prohibiting civil forfeiture without a conviction in Michigan

The fact that with the bill of rights in existence, anyone has to even pass a law to do this is mindboggling to me.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:02 PM (39g3+)

72 A prostitute? Is that the best a man can get?

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (ta49A)

73 >> Pulled pork?
>> Posted by: Nevergiveup

Guaranteed.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (o2vOl)

74 Those cops seem nice.

Posted by: Florida Man at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (EgshT)

75 Given the titles of this post and the one above, I am apprehensive about the title of the food thread yet to come.
Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 02:51 PM

Pulled pork?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 02:58 PM (Y+V3r)



Jerked Chicken.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (yQpMk)

76 Regulate prostitute's managers not the prostitutes. That would eliminate prostitute as victim.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (7cJE3)

77 This happened before his team's 6th title -- and remember, he showed one of his rings to Vladimir Putin and Putin kept it.
Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (ta49A)

---

Still makes me lol.

Posted by: SMH at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (RU4sa)

78 Well said, troyriser.

Posted by: bluebell at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (aXucN)

79 So a bunch of John Does get embarrassed and Billionaire Bob Kraft has to figure out a safer way to pay to play.That's the outcome of this clusterfark.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 03:04 PM (smQOA)

80 I've worked with recovering drug addicts and alcoholics over the years, both men and women, some of whom have prostituted themselves when active in their disease. The guilt and shame of it was a terrible burden for many of them. People who frequent prostitutes are--in my view--essentially exploiting damaged people. It isn't harmless.

I agree, the idea that "it was just a hand job" hey, would you like to be forced to sit in a room and jack off old men all day long for pennies?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:04 PM (39g3+)

81 The fact that with the bill of rights in existence, anyone has to even pass a law to do this is mindboggling to me.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:02 PM (39g3+)


Agree completely. Just as baffling is mentioning it to people who were completely unaware there was such a practice.

Posted by: hogmartin invites you to the Summer MIMoMe (link: nick) at May 19, 2019 03:04 PM (t+qrx)

82 >>This happened before his team's 6th title -- and remember, he showed one of his rings to Vladimir Putin and Putin kept it.

Serves Kraft right for all the cheating. Karma.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 03:04 PM (/tuJf)

83 I agree, the idea that "it was just a hand job" hey, would you like to be forced to sit in a room and jack off old men all day long for pennies?


Meh. It's a living.

Posted by: rainmondo at May 19, 2019 03:05 PM (yQpMk)

84 I am no ronger infected.

Posted by: Miso Ho Ni at May 19, 2019 03:05 PM (nxw5n)

85 hey, would you like to be forced to sit in a room and jack off old men all day long for pennies?

Is there a newsletter?

Posted by: Sandra Flook at May 19, 2019 03:06 PM (EgshT)

86 I'm beginning to think our law enforcement and legal institutions aren't the infallible godheads we're told to worship.

Posted by: weft cut-loop
________

No, they are. You're the problem. We're all the problem.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:06 PM (ta49A)

87 OT, but has the font changed for anyone else, or is it just me?

The daintier type is hard on these 29-year-old eyes.

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at May 19, 2019 03:07 PM (uDcBt)

88 Florida's Constitution has a "Sunshine" law.

All guvmint docs, videos, emails, texts, blah,blah are open for public consumption except in cases of on-going popo investigations and the like.

You can delay, but you better have a good reason. Much money has been paid out and people have gone to jail for not producing what is asked for in a timely manner even for mundane, everyday stuff.

The taxpayers of the State have every right to see what their police departments have spent the taxpayer's money on even if it's on a nasty old bastard getting his freak on.

But money talks and the law only applies to the great unwashed.


Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 03:07 PM (Z+IKu)

89
I make ru happy ru make me wife! Fucky sucky long time!

Posted by: Miso Ho Ni at May 19, 2019 03:07 PM (nxw5n)

90 If only GOPes could fight like the commies. If. Only.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 03:08 PM (smQOA)

91 OT, but has the font changed for anyone else, or is it just me?

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas
________

It's the same on my end. But . . .

I had the font change awhile back -- turned out I had my screen on 105% or 110% zoom and didn't realize it for about four days.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:09 PM (ta49A)

92 The daintier type is hard on these 29-year-old eyes.

Scroll back on your mouse wheel

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:09 PM (39g3+)

93 So going after johns is the way to stop human trafficking? Seems like that process is about as sucessful as shutting down cartels by arresting street dealers.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at May 19, 2019 03:10 PM (AwVzI)

94
I thought "rub and tug" was a food thread thing about tenderizing meat...


Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 19, 2019 03:10 PM (zBaqJ)

95 77 This happened before his team's 6th title -- and remember, he showed one of his rings to Vladimir Putin and Putin kept it.
Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (ta49A)

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Still makes me lol.

Posted by: SMH at May 19, 2019 03:03 PM (RU4sa)



Evidently Putin still believes in redistribution of wealth.

Oh well, at least Kraft has a bunch of them. It would suck if that was his only Super Bowl ring.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 03:10 PM (sdi6R)

96 People who frequent prostitutes are--in my view--essentially exploiting damaged people.


Meh. I don't like cop outs and victimization.

If you shoot heroin and then pimp yourself out to buy more, you are exploiting yourself.

If you are child or retarded person being sold into sex trafficking or manipulated by some pedo groomer into sex acts, you are being exploited.

Posted by: Jack Wong's Massage Parlor and Korean BBQ at May 19, 2019 03:10 PM (oFlMR)

97 84 I am no ronger infected.
Posted by: Miso Ho Ni at May 19, 2019 03:05 PM (nxw5n)


We go back to my room, bouncy bouncy?

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 19, 2019 03:10 PM (zBaqJ)

98
There is a reason Soro is targeting State DA races. He knows the DAs have unlimited funds and can sue Republicans to death.

Posted by: Kemp at May 19, 2019 02:47 PM (u3dHb)



Houston is going crackers over wackjob mayor and county DA, a Soros winner.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:11 PM (7cJE3)

99 Isn't Kraft also friends with Limbaugh? Another person the left has tried to destroy.

Posted by: Infidel at May 19, 2019 03:11 PM (kRPTw)

100 I really don't give a shit if dudes are getting happy endings at massage parlors. Talk about your victimless crime.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 03:11 PM (NWiLs)

101

Me virgin, do boom boom butt stuff, you cum long time!

Posted by: Miso Ho Ni at May 19, 2019 03:11 PM (nxw5n)

102 94
I thought "rub and tug" was a food thread thing about tenderizing meat...


Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 19, 2019 03:10 PM (zBaqJ)

Making fresh pasta.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (NWiLs)

103 100 I really don't give a shit if dudes are getting happy endings at massage parlors. Talk about your victimless crime.
Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 03:11 PM (NWiLs)

"Pfft!"

- - Laundry Service for massage parlors.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (zBaqJ)

104 >> 9 Do they use shape oil for their massage lube?

Shale oil suffers no significant viscosity breakdown regardless of the number of reciprocations per second.

...and yes: Justice shale prevail.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (o2vOl)

105 As the universe expands, your monitor will recede with an almost imperceptible red-shift. Almost.

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (RuIsu)

106 Half the world's population is Oriental and somehow its the last racism everyone seems cool with

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (39g3+)

107 President Trump has indicated that he is considering pardons for several American military members accused or convicted of war crimes, including high-profile cases of murder, attempted murder and desecration of a corpse, according to two United States officials.
The officials said that the Trump administration had made expedited requests this week for paperwork needed to pardon the troops on or around Memorial Day.

G-D I fuckin hope so. G-D bless PDT and America

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (Y+V3r)

108

My hovercraft is full of eels!

Posted by: Miso Ho Ni at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (nxw5n)

109 103 100 I really don't give a shit if dudes are getting happy endings at massage parlors. Talk about your victimless crime.
Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 03:11 PM (NWiLs)

"Pfft!"

- - Laundry Service for massage parlors.
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (zBaqJ)

Dude...they'd be killing each other to get the exclusive contract.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 03:13 PM (NWiLs)

110 If only GOPes could fight like the commies. If. Only.
Posted by: kallisto


They're too busy fighting the hobbits, deplorables, and raaaiiiissschisssts.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at May 19, 2019 03:13 PM (cXV7n)

111 To be fair, have we seen Bob's nails?

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 03:14 PM (RuIsu)

112 YOu say its victimless but some poor vietnamese girl had to look at Bob Kraft's junk

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:15 PM (39g3+)

113 I definitely would not characterize prostitution as a victimless crime.

I definitely would throw the bullshit flag on that attorney and his office for getting a warrant based on lies and then using it to arrest and prosecute someone.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at May 19, 2019 03:16 PM (AwVzI)

114 YOu say its victimless but some poor vietnamese girl had to look at Bob Kraft's junk
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:15 PM (39g3+)

Ya know what some peoples mouths look like?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 03:16 PM (Y+V3r)

115 Although I saw on the book thread that Texas told the Demonrat congress to pound sand over some bogus demand.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 03:16 PM (smQOA)

116 Been painting and reading up on Cossacks in the Napoleonic wars and Putin sounds like he is one.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:17 PM (BbGew)

117 >> 112 You say its victimless [ crime ] but some poor
>> Vietnamese girl had to look at Bob Kraft's junk

Eighth amendment violation right there. Case closed.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 03:17 PM (o2vOl)

118 >>YOu say its victimless but some poor vietnamese girl had to look at Bob Kraft's junk

Pretty sure she was doing more than just looking at it.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 03:17 PM (/tuJf)

119 That's the outcome of this clusterfark.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 03:04 PM (smQOA)



And the Ladies who Lunch being videoed - that's going to be some hell to pay.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:20 PM (7cJE3)

120 Pretty sure she was doing more than just looking at it.
Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 03:17 PM (/tuJf)

Saluting the flag? Maybe

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 03:20 PM (Y+V3r)

121 Also like the way DJT admin is refusing every demand the dem hyenas throw at him. Trump is the first Republican 'Fuck you, pay me!' president.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 03:21 PM (smQOA)

122 118
>>YOu say its victimless but some poor vietnamese girl had to look at Bob Kraft's junk



Pretty sure she was doing more than just looking at it.

Posted by: JackStraw

Mandatory Safety Glasses for all Massage Therapists!

Posted by: PPE is your friend at May 19, 2019 03:21 PM (SVslj)

123 106 Half the world's population is Oriental and somehow its the last racism everyone seems cool with
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:12 PM (39g3+)

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Racism against caucasians is rising quickly.

Posted by: Semi-Literate Thug at May 19, 2019 03:22 PM (t5m5e)

124 91 OT, but has the font changed for anyone else, or is it just me?
Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas
________
It's the same on my end. But . . .
I had the font change awhile back -- turned out I had my screen on 105% or 110% zoom and didn't realize it for about four days.
Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:09 PM (ta49A)


It changed when I refreshed the screen; I'm on a Kindle, so I don't know what's going on / don't know how to change the zoom on this screen.

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at May 19, 2019 03:22 PM (uDcBt)

125 I never saw prostitution as a victimless crime, but then don't see drug use that way either.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:23 PM (BbGew)

126 The taxpayers of the State have every right to see what their police departments have spent the taxpayer's money on even if it's on a nasty old bastard getting his freak on.

But money talks and the law only applies to the great unwashed.


Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 03:07 PM (Z+IKu)



Actually you can view it at the county court house. They have a little room you go into and put a dollar bill into a slot for each minute you wish to see,

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:23 PM (1g7ch)

127 Actually you can view it at the county court house. They have a little room you go into and put a dollar bill into a slot for each minute you wish to see,
Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:23 PM (1g7ch)

They play it on a continuous loop. You pay money to get them to turn it off.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 03:24 PM (NWiLs)

128 Someone upthread commented on the word lox. Ace sez:

Lox now means smoked salmon, whereas lox probably just meant plain old salmon 8000 years ago.


I have actually given this some prior thought. Lox comes to us from Yiddish, which is largely a dialect of German. The word is Lachs in German and Lax in the filthy Scandi tongues.

They would all be eating the same fish from the North and Baltic seas. My guess is that it only reached the shtetls where Yiddish was spoken in its smoked form.

Lox means smoked salmon in English because that's how we got the word. It means regular salmon in the other Nordic languages.

Of course, our Salmon is related to Saumon (Fr.) and Salmone (It.), which means we've accepted an inferior Latinate word for tasty tasty fish of the northern seas.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 03:26 PM (fuK7c)

129 Re: human trafficking - sex trafficking including children

Look for that to break wide open after DECLAS and stage 2 of Horowitz IG report.
Regarding the IG report, a lot of things could not be mentioned in the first release due to ongoing investigations.

After those, Clinton Foundation investigation where the human trafficking will begin being revealed.
Also look for the name Ray Chandler ( she is a "photographer" ) to pop up if you haven't seen it already.
She makes Allison Mack of NXIVM fame look like a piker.
If you like digging you can find photos of her hanging with some really big names. Procurer for Epstein.

Posted by: teej at May 19, 2019 03:27 PM (A3w0Q)

130 Actually you can view it at the county court house. They have a little room you go into and put a dollar bill into a slot for each minute you wish to see,


Ah, just like Times Square.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at May 19, 2019 03:27 PM (yQpMk)

131 The feminist line used to be that sex workers are single moms paying their bills and pre-med students working their way through college. Now we're more likely to hear that all sex workers are victims of human trafficking. Neither, of course, is true.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 03:28 PM (hjaPQ)

132 Much as it pains me to say it, 6 Super Bowl rings.


Five. Remember, Putin stole one.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 03:28 PM (fuK7c)

133 There is a reason Soro is targeting State DA races. He knows the DAs have unlimited funds and can sue Republicans to death.

=====

I keep yammering on about the WI John Doe nastiness. Read about it and weep. Coming soon to a county or state near you.

Oddly enough, WI - Madison/Milwaukee - is hosting the democrat convention next year. Hold on to your Constitutions folks because it is gonna be a rough ride.

Posted by: mustbequantum at May 19, 2019 03:29 PM (MIKMs)

134 When is the food thread? I'm hungry

( rhetorical question )

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:30 PM (BbGew)

135 125 I never saw prostitution as a victimless crime, but then don't see drug use that way either.
Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:23 PM (BbGew)


Same here.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 03:31 PM (YqDXo)

136 YOu say its victimless but some poor vietnamese girl had to look at Bob Kraft's junk
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 03:15 PM (39g3+)


What if it was a 56 year old Korean grandmother?

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:31 PM (1g7ch)

137 I saw Old Mans Junk open for Third Eye Blind at the Whiskey a Go Go in '91

Posted by: Truck Monkey at May 19, 2019 03:31 PM (flINI)

138 >>Five. Remember, Putin stole one.

Since we are being picky, he received 6 rings. He may have shoved a couple of them in some manicurists hoohah and now have 2 for all I know.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 03:33 PM (/tuJf)

139 Sitting out on my partially clean deck, power washed 1/3 of it but the hardest part. Warm but nice outside, to nice to be in.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:34 PM (BbGew)

140 "Farmhouse" frat boy with calf.

/ never pass out at the Farmhouse.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:34 PM (1g7ch)

141 >>If you like digging you can find photos of her hanging with some really big names. Procurer for Epstein.


NXIVM is currently being prosecuted for human trafficking; specifically, three Mexican teens held a sex slaves by Raniere (and Mack?). Given NXIVM's presence in Mexico, and Carlos Salinas' son's involvement in the cult, it will be interesting to see the extent of their human trafficking (doubt it's just the once w/the 3 girls). Seem to recall reading that when NXIVM was done with sex slaves they handed them off to Jeffrey Epstein? No idea if that was speculation or if it's been confirmed.

The close proximity of both NXIVM and Epstein to Democrat biggies in NY, including the Clintons, would explain why both of these scandals have been mostly ignored by the MSM.

Look at how much more coverage Kraft got for a happy ending vs. a guy who owns an island with underage sex slaves, that by the way, was frequented by a former POTUS and his wife, a Harvard law professor, a UK prince, and so many more international VIPs.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 03:35 PM (W+vEI)

142 131 The feminist line used to be that sex workers are single moms paying their bills and pre-med students working their way through college. Now we're more likely to hear that all sex workers are victims of human trafficking. Neither, of course, is true.
Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 03:28 PM (hjaPQ)


They also used to say that prostitutes were poor innocents who were forced into prostitution and exploited by those nasty men. Of course, in another perspective, prostitutes were women who preferred prostitution to taking a legitimate job, and who exploited the natural needs of men to make easy money.

The truth, of course, is a linear combination of the two perspectives, with the coefficients varying from case to case.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 03:35 PM (YqDXo)

143 Help please.
I just learned (thru an old thread) that we can support Ace by making amazon purchases thru this site. Almost every week i buy some books based on the horde's recommendations and now feel bad that I had no idea these could benefit Ace. How does this work; is there a link to click?

Posted by: LASue at May 19, 2019 03:35 PM (XROPS)

144 BTW, it's not just Kraft. Brady loves him some Trump too.

During the campaign a locker room reporter squeed about why do you support Trump? Brady, the shrewd political analyst, said "because he's my friend".

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 03:35 PM (fuK7c)

145 It changed when I refreshed the screen; I'm on a Kindle, so I don't know
what's going on / don't know how to change the zoom on this screen.

Which Kindle? The Fire with the Silk browser?

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 03:37 PM (7s3Gx)

146 How does this work; is there a link to click?


Top right on the home page. AoSHQ Amazon page.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 03:37 PM (fuK7c)

147 139
Warm but nice outside, to nice to be in.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:34 PM (BbGew)


Nah, it's too hot. I'm inside with the air conditioner on.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 03:37 PM (sdi6R)

148 I read Cossacks were very much known thieves, but towards the end of the wars the Czar ordered them to stop it, so they would take items they wanted and basically tell the owners it was a gift they were taking, or change clothes taking clean ones and leaving their dirty ones behind.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:37 PM (BbGew)

149 I know all about right and wrong, but anyone who has been winged by what they call the American justice system knows legal and illegal is up for sale.

It's used as a cudgel on the less-connected.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 03:37 PM (Jj+59)

150 I found the link- I think I have to be on the home page and not a comment page? I'll give it a try.

Posted by: LASue at May 19, 2019 03:39 PM (XROPS)

151 What if it was a 56 year old Korean grandmother?

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:31 PM (1g7ch)



Can she cook American style food?

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:39 PM (7cJE3)

152 Is Ace gonna do a thing on Batwoman? He has to do a thing on Batwoman.

Posted by: ... at May 19, 2019 03:40 PM (uEbPt)

153 Somewhere in radio talk bander a week or two ago the statistic came up of 1 million prostitutes in the country, sounds high but could also count one timers so not sure to believe it or not.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:40 PM (BbGew)

154 121 Also like the way DJT admin is refusing every demand the dem hyenas throw at him. Trump is the first Republican 'Fuck you, pay me!' president.
Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 03:21 PM (smQOA)


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Annnnd there's another great candidate for Trump's 2020 campaign slogan.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at May 19, 2019 03:41 PM (4knXT)

155 There's a thing on Batwoman?

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 03:41 PM (UdKB7)

156 I should go get a scotch

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:41 PM (BbGew)

157 On the money Lizzy.

And I've seen photos of Ray Chandler hanging out with those you mentioned in your last paragraph as well as others.
Also photos she took of kids who she refers to as models.
The looks on those kids faces are heart wrenching.

Either the public will be incredibly outraged when all this sees the light of day, or this world is totally and completely lost.

Posted by: teej at May 19, 2019 03:41 PM (A3w0Q)

158 The best part of this is Kraft did this the morning of the AFC Championship in KC. It's the ultimate power move and soon to become part of my Patriots pregame.

Posted by: Regular joe at May 19, 2019 03:42 PM (zMaZS)

159 153 Somewhere in radio talk bander a week or two ago the statistic came up of 1 million prostitutes in the country, sounds high but could also count one timers so not sure to believe it or not.
Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:40 PM (BbGew)


71.37% of all statistics are made up.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 03:42 PM (YqDXo)

160 Home from la finca. I had a hydraulic quick connect fitting come loose on the tractor and spray hydraulic fluid everywhere which was exciting.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 03:42 PM (MVjcR)

161 Can she cook American style food?
Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:39 PM (7cJE3)


As long as the first two ingredients are red pepper and garlic.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:43 PM (1g7ch)

162 I never saw prostitution as a victimless crime, but then don't see drug use that way either.


I won't argue in favor of prostitution, but I will say it's generally a self-inflicted wound.

The reason you feel bad after selling yourself is because you knew it was wrong all along and did it anyway.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at May 19, 2019 03:43 PM (oFlMR)

163 As long as the first two ingredients are red pepper and garlic.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 03:43 PM (1g7ch)


That's good enough for me.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:44 PM (7cJE3)

164 Somewhere in radio talk bander a week or two ago the statistic came up of 1 million prostitutes in the country, sounds high but could also count one timers so not sure to believe it or not.



Does that include Congress and the press corps?

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 03:45 PM (oVJmc)

165 "I had a hydraulic quick connect fitting come loose on the tractor and spray hydraulic fluid everywhere which was exciting."

Ooh that sounds dirty.

Posted by: guy who thinks everything sounds dirty at May 19, 2019 03:45 PM (UdKB7)

166 "I had a hydraulic quick connect fitting come loose on the tractor and spray hydraulic fluid everywhere which was exciting."

Ooh that sounds dirty.
Posted by: guy who thinks everything sounds dirty at May 19, 2019 03:45 PM (UdKB7)


It is only dirty if you are doing it right.

Posted by: Bender at May 19, 2019 03:46 PM (1g7ch)

167 Sounds like putting a diaper on baby Bubba.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 03:47 PM (7cJE3)

168
g'afternoon, 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson Come to the MoMe In June link in nick at May 19, 2019 03:47 PM (kHy01)

169 Not that it much matters, but Robert Kraft still has six super bowl rings.

Putin took one, so Kraft had another made for himself.

Posted by: grandvezir at May 19, 2019 03:48 PM (eMmgj)

170 I still remember well hydraulic fluid showers from A-10's gun systems and that was 40 years ago.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:48 PM (BbGew)

171 I'm surprised billionaire Kraft wasn't ordering top top shelf, not a cut rate hand job.

Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 03:48 PM (1UZdv)

172 165 "I had a hydraulic quick connect fitting come loose on the tractor and spray hydraulic fluid everywhere which was exciting."

Ooh that sounds dirty.
Posted by: guy who thinks everything sounds dirty at May 19, 2019 03:45 PM (UdKB7)
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More of a pain in the wallet. I'm guessing I lost a couple of gallons of hydraulic fluid which the grass isn't going to like.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 03:48 PM (MVjcR)

173 128 Someone upthread commented on the word lox. Ace sez:

Lox now means smoked salmon, whereas lox probably just meant plain old salmon 8000 years ago.


I have actually given this some prior thought. Lox comes to us from Yiddish, which is largely a dialect of German. The word is Lachs in German and Lax in the filthy Scandi tongues.

They would all be eating the same fish from the North and Baltic seas. My guess is that it only reached the shtetls where Yiddish was spoken in its smoked form.

Lox means smoked salmon in English because that's how we got the word. It means regular salmon in the other Nordic languages.

Of course, our Salmon is related to Saumon (Fr.) and Salmone (It.), which means we've accepted an inferior Latinate word for tasty tasty fish of the northern seas.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 03:26 PM (fuK7c)

Even though I grew up in NYC and environs, my first experience of lox was as LOX: Liquid Oxygen.

Posted by: Fox2! at May 19, 2019 03:50 PM (MwFQu)

174 What will it take to convince people that the police are never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever to be trusted under any circumstances?

Posted by: CatchThirtyThr33 at May 19, 2019 03:50 PM (Xk5BK)

175 Kraft is an honorary Florida Man. 77 years old, gets a tug tug at 430 pm and again the next morning as soon as the joint opens.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 03:50 PM (Jj+59)

176 I'm surprised billionaire Kraft wasn't ordering top top shelf, not a cut rate hand job.
Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 03:48 PM (1UZdv)

Just like building a football roster, ya need a few bargain basement players to fill oUt the roster

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (Y+V3r)

177 My guess is that it only reached the shtetls where Yiddish was spoken in its smoked form.
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How do you smoke a language?

Posted by: Captain Obvious at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (IFKOp)

178 Romney went on Jake Tapper's CNN show to say that Trump disgraced the office, and while close, it wasn't impeachable.

Allrighty then.

Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (1UZdv)

179 More of a pain in the wallet

JD brand is Hy-Gard I think, and yes it is expensive.

Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (dC1N1)

180 And my US Rep is Alcee Hastings. He's a legit Florida Man.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (Jj+59)

181
179 More of a pain in the wallet

JD brand is Hy-Gard I think, and yes it is expensive.
Posted by: Ronster at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (dC1N1)
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Yep. That's it. About $25/gal.

Posted by: Weasel at May 19, 2019 03:52 PM (MVjcR)

182 Romney went on Jake Tapper's CNN show to say that Trump disgraced the office, and while close, it wasn't impeachable.

Allrighty then.
Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (1UZdv)

Romney is worse than the curse we thought he would be.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 03:52 PM (Y+V3r)

183 I'm surprised billionaire Kraft wasn't ordering top top shelf, not a cut rate hand job.
Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 03:48 PM (1UZdv)


Cheap whores don't sue for palimony.


There's plenty of stories about million/billionaires having to pay off their bimbos because they pretended to have a relationship.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 03:52 PM (oVJmc)

184 Kraft is 77
The 2 Chinese women were averaging g 50 years old

Posted by: Kurt at May 19, 2019 03:53 PM (SR7dn)

185 Yes, I get that EVERYONE must be referred to as "(fill in the blank) worker" because remember, hyper-evil rich people do not ever work. But WTF is a "sex worker"?

Posted by: CatchThirtyThr33 at May 19, 2019 03:53 PM (Xk5BK)

186 donsurber.blogspot.com divide-country-promise unity
http://tinyurl.com/yxhftc6q

I hope it's Creepy Uncle Joe and President Trump rips into him.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:54 PM (BbGew)

187 152 Is Ace gonna do a thing on Batwoman? He has to do a thing on Batwoman.

Posted by: ... at May 19, 2019 03:40 PM (uEbPt)


I saw a picture of the new soyboy Batman here the other day. Does this mean that the new Batwoman will be a bull dyke?

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 03:54 PM (sdi6R)

188

Sex workers work in a workers paradise.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 03:54 PM (aKsyK)

189 Romney is worse than the curse we thought he would be.
Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 19, 2019 03:52 PM (Y+V3r)

Yes and that was a pretty high bar

Posted by: MAC SOG and nothing will happen at May 19, 2019 03:55 PM (P4Pk9)

190 But WTF is a "sex worker"?
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Someone who is condemned to work in the jism mines of Ganymede, I think.

Posted by: Captain Obvious at May 19, 2019 03:55 PM (IFKOp)

191 I need a refill but better not get one.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:55 PM (BbGew)

192 Wikileaks is claiming that Ecuador is getting ready to turn over to the US all documents, computers, etc. that Assange left at the Ecuadorian embassy.

That would be nice.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 03:56 PM (/tuJf)

193 I found a can of Lox with a date code: MMMLXXI B.C. I get free out of date bagels, so I'm good to go.

Posted by: Burger Chef at May 19, 2019 03:56 PM (RuIsu)

194 Current Dim media fav Petey Butt-gig says that we need to eliminate American founder Thomas Jefferson's name from all buildings and other memorials, because Jefferson owned slaves and may even have had sex with one of his slaves.

Hopefully somebody will ask Butt-gig if that means he also supports outlawing Islam in the U.S.

After all, Islam's founder was a slave-owning, slave-trading, war-mongering, blatantly sexist and misogynistic, polygamous, child-marrying pedophile. If we can't tolerate buildings that honor slave-owner/slave-diddler Jefferson, then we surely also can't tolerate buildings that honor the even more egregiously offensive slave-owner/kiddie-diddler Mohammad.

When is Butt-gig going to call for all mosques in the U.S. to be burned down or re-purposed, and the name Mohammad forever stricken from polite discourse?

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at May 19, 2019 03:56 PM (k4dH2)

195 I remember a few years back watching a couple of real life LEO busting a rub and tug in California on some cable channel.

Their entire focus was on finding the boss lady's stash of cash. They had no interest in arrests or enforcing any statue.

Once they got the cash they were done.

Assets forfeiture was game.

In my mind they were not Law Enforcement Officers but tucking criminals.

Posted by: Parker Lonbaugh at May 19, 2019 03:57 PM (FwC0V)

196 "Romney went on Jake Tapper's CNN show to say that Trump disgraced the office"

Can't someone come up with a video of Cunk getting his weenie wacked by a furry?

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 03:57 PM (UdKB7)

197 17 If these a-holes really want to stop sex trafficking, then why don't they start supporting serious fixes to our immigration laws instead of supporting lawless "sanctuary" cities and states?
Posted by: TrivialPursuer at May 19, 2019 02:44 PM (k4dH2)

Because, meanie, that is cruel and inhumane. The United States commits crimes against humanity whenever they do something as sadistic and heinous as having a CBP official demand your passport at a port of entry.

(Seriously, I wonder if these open border types throw a tantrum befitting a 3 year old when re-entering the United States at a port of entry, telling the CBP meanie that he has no right to see his/her passport.)

Posted by: CatchThirtyThr33 at May 19, 2019 03:57 PM (Xk5BK)

198 Better yet let it be Creepy Uncle Joe then have AGBarr open the Chinese collusion investigation next year.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:57 PM (BbGew)

199 145 It changed when I refreshed the screen; I'm on a Kindle, so I don't know
what's going on / don't know how to change the zoom on this screen.
Which Kindle? The Fire with the Silk browser?
Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 03:37 PM (7s3Gx)


Yes - the Fire HD10

Posted by: Teresa in Fort Worth, Texas at May 19, 2019 03:58 PM (uDcBt)

200 Aronberg is an interesting guy. He introduced a bill making video voyeurism a crime, refused to prosecute Lewandowski for battery, and was married once to a Dolphins cheerleader for about 15 months.

Posted by: Jake from State Farm at May 19, 2019 03:58 PM (Jj+59)

201 I found a can of Lox with a date code: MMMLXXI B.C. I get free out of date bagels, so I'm good to go.

Posted by: Burger Chef
________

That can be true. If it had a date code of 3071 B.C., then it would also have to have a month and a date, too.

Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:59 PM (ta49A)

202 I know with touch screens shit can change in a flash

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 03:59 PM (BbGew)

203 And now I see others had the same oxidizing thought.

Posted by: Fox2! at May 19, 2019 04:00 PM (MwFQu)

204 New Batwoman on The CW is yes a bulldyke with some 12 year oldish lipstick features. SJW's claim it is faithful to the comic by going lez.

That's not even a quarter of the hot garbage.

She has stupid lines like:

Black Alfred: "But that suit is perfection."
Batdyke: "That suit WILL be perfection... when it fits a woman"

And then after breaking into his batcave, stealing his identity and fighting some crime she says:

"They think I'm him. Well I'm not about to let a man take credit for what a woman did."

Posted by: ... at May 19, 2019 04:00 PM (uEbPt)

205 I'm surprised billionaire Kraft wasn't ordering top top shelf, not a cut rate hand job.


It may be that he was going for a real massage.

A really good massage with a little manual release at the end is a whole different ballpark from a perfunctory rub and handjob.

Or so I'm told.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (fuK7c)

206 Its 3071 AD, your good, that stuff is better than Twinkies to survive

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (BbGew)

207 Wonder if Assange (or his documents) can prove that it wasn't the Russians that hacked the DNC/Podesta.

Did the Mueller report add anything to prove it was the Russians who did, other than rely on the opinion of the DNC's outside consultant.

Mueller's indicting 17 Russians for buying $500K in Facebook ads was a smoke screen.

Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (1UZdv)

208 Probably gonna go see this: https://tinyurl.com/y47fdk59

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (AwVzI)

209 >>But WTF is a "sex worker"?

Heh, good question.
*Think* it refers to anyone who performs sex as an occupation, so it includes porno actresses, strippers, massage parlor, hookers all the way up to escorts. Think it may have become the term when feminist embraced the plight, and sought to empower and legitimize, women in those professions.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (W+vEI)

210 Hopefully somebody will ask Butt-gig if that means he also supports outlawing Islam in the U.S.

--------

Heh. Charming.

Posted by: The MSM, Now with 28% More Truthy Goodness at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (4knXT)

211 Cunk needs to be shut down. Maybe we can get some mileage out of that dog on the roof thing. There must be something that Mittens has done that will render him to shameful oblivion.

Posted by: freaked at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (UdKB7)

212 FOOD NOOD

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 04:02 PM (BbGew)

213 How do you smoke a language?
Posted by: Captain Obvious at May 19, 2019 03:51 PM (IFKOp)

Give it time. You see it happening to English. Stupid terms like "sex worker"...I just happened across "Law Enforcement Officer" (when "cop" or "police" would do)...and of course, how every single last business or profession or professional HAS to be referred to as "(fill in the blank) provider".

(I about lost my mind when I was watching TWC and one of the weather hotties suggested that one contact their "insurance provider". Um...is that like an "insurer"? Or is that too hard to say?)

Posted by: CatchThirtyThr33 at May 19, 2019 04:02 PM (Xk5BK)

214

Want to Dismantle Capitalism? Abolish the Family

Feminist theorist Sophie Lewis's new book looks at how rethinking pregnancy and the idea of family as forms of labor is central to emancipatory politics.
By Rosemarie Ho

https://t.co/rZxUfN92KU

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 04:02 PM (aKsyK)

215 This happened before his team's 6th title -- and remember, he showed one of his rings to Vladimir Putin and Putin kept it.
Posted by: FireHorse at May 19, 2019 03:01 PM (ta49A)

Kleptocrats gotta klepto!

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (e1mEI)

216 204 New Batwoman on The CW is yes a bulldyke with some 12 year oldish lipstick features.
Posted by: ... at May 19, 2019 04:00 PM (uEbPt)


And here I thought I was being sarcastic. Sarcasm, like satire, can't keep up with reality today.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (sdi6R)

217 Heh, good question.
*Think* it refers to anyone who performs sex as an occupation, so it includes porno actresses, strippers, massage parlor, hookers all the way up to escorts. Think it may have become the term when feminist embraced the plight, and sought to empower and legitimize, women in those professions.
Posted by: Lizzy at May 19, 2019 04:01 PM (W+vEI)


SF used to have (may still have, for all I know) a prostitutes' union called Coyote that was trying to mainstream prostitution and such. I met the head (?) of the union at a garden party thrown by my liberal girlfriend of the time, a social worker who was connected to a lot of liberal crap in SF.

The amazing thing is that we got on well, politics notwithstanding.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:06 PM (YqDXo)

218 And here I thought I was being sarcastic. Sarcasm, like satire, can't keep up with reality today.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 04:04 PM (sdi6R)

Spoiler Alert: We are now living in a satire.

Posted by: ... at May 19, 2019 04:06 PM (uEbPt)

219 (I about lost my mind when I was watching TWC and one of the weather hotties suggested that one contact their "insurance provider". Um...is that like an "insurer"? Or is that too hard to say?)


The sign at the entrance to my Stop n Shop says "if any consumer commodity scans at an incorrect price..." they'll make it up to you.

(A) What's wrong with "item"? (2) Stop and Shop does not sell commodities. A commodity is a unit of undifferentiated product like North Sea Crude or Nebraska Red Wheat. They sell branded, differentiated goods.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 04:06 PM (fuK7c)

220 you take too long, you go now.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:07 PM (r/xAU)

221 It was just misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution charges for the men, and felony charges of making money from prostitution for the women.
--
I do wonder why the charge is bigger for the prostitute ?

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:07 PM (r/xAU)

222 Want to Dismantle Capitalism? Abolish the Family

Feminist theorist Sophie Lewis's new book looks at how rethinking pregnancy and the idea of family as forms of labor is central to emancipatory politics.
By Rosemarie Ho

https://t.co/rZxUfN92KU
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 04:02 PM (aKsyK)


This stupid broad just figured that out? It's been an article of faith among Communists for generations now. Did she finally come across a comic book that explained Marxist doctrine to her?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:08 PM (YqDXo)

223 205
I'm surprised billionaire Kraft wasn't ordering top top shelf, not a cut rate hand job.





It may be that he was going for a real massage.



A really good massage with a little manual release at the end is a whole different ballpark from a perfunctory rub and handjob.



Or so I'm told.

Posted by: Bandersnatch

Releasing the fifth chakra is the key!

Posted by: Al Gore at May 19, 2019 04:09 PM (SVslj)

224 or was it the 2nd Chakra....just a touch of AlGoremer's....

Posted by: Al Gore at May 19, 2019 04:10 PM (SVslj)

225 A really good massage with a little manual release at the end is a whole different ballpark from a perfunctory rub and handjob.
---
only that it might be a semi decent pretext with added icing.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:11 PM (r/xAU)

226 whew lizzy is here. so not totally bad ju ju.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:11 PM (r/xAU)

227 Return business speaks well for quality.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 04:15 PM (Gqta/)

228 I do wonder why the charge is bigger for the prostitute ?
Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:07 PM (r/xAU)


Same reason drug dealers get more serious charges than drug users.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:17 PM (YqDXo)

229 Jay, but the original theme were these women were Unwillingly Being trafficked, seems rather cruel in that context ..

?

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:19 PM (r/xAU)

230 Yes - the Fire HD10..
Ok, if it's like mine, press that set of horizontal lines in the upper left corner. A large tab should slide out. Select "settings", then "accessibility", then "text scaling"
That's the only way I know of to make changes to the font size in the Silk browser.
If that doesn't hack it, try restarting the Kindle.

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:19 PM (7s3Gx)

231 also also the womens 'work' i'm sure she's paying a cut , or a set charge back to the house pimp.

what did that guy get?

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:20 PM (r/xAU)

232 and without the sex drug.

if the women were being harmed I could see it, but the story was presented as the Women were being harmed.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:22 PM (r/xAU)

233 anyway besides icky diseases , who's being harmed if the women aren't being coerced?

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (r/xAU)

234 233 anyway besides icky diseases , who's being harmed if the women aren't being coerced?
Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (r/xAU)


Society.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 04:23 PM (YqDXo)

235 well sure, but i'm specifically speaking of the charges.

why it is lopsided.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:24 PM (r/xAU)

236 2nd Chakras are being released, which is a Public Health Service!

Posted by: Al Gore at May 19, 2019 04:24 PM (SVslj)

237 ok, And I was speaking of the harm.

sorry. mind faint

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:25 PM (r/xAU)

238 but I don't believe society isn't necessarily being harmed, if its an inside shop not walkers showing their wares.

I think some women like the money and are not pure as the driven snow , or, looking for a way to pay for college.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:26 PM (r/xAU)

239 I think most of us women make money the hard way, by doing it straight. still, other than hurting their own moral compass?

and actual trafficking of course, but this doesn't see to be the case thank g-d.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:29 PM (r/xAU)

240 Speaking of prostitutes, Milt Rombley.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at May 19, 2019 04:31 PM (hjaPQ)

241 Meade, and cannibalizing business's but yeah.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:32 PM (r/xAU)

242 anyway they are all shitty people involved so it's sorry for me to care, I only wonder why charged are stiffer for the one Actually doing the work, while the other one is .. well..

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:33 PM (r/xAU)

243 Stupid
Netscape
browser

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (7s3Gx)

244 ican't seem to type again. guess ill go back to work.

peace.

Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:34 PM (r/xAU)

245 Quantum
Bollocks

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:35 PM (7s3Gx)

246 Test

line

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:36 PM (7s3Gx)

247 Aha!

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent at May 19, 2019 04:36 PM (7s3Gx)

248

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WTHR) - Some of the drivers' significant others wore T-shirts that said, "Not YOUR Body, Not YOUR Choice" on qualifying day for the Indianapolis 500.

Ashley Welch and Hailey McDermott, the fiancees of Team Penske drivers Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud, were both wearing the gray shirts with bold white lettering on pit lane Saturday. Welch also posted a picture of herself wearing the shirt on social media.

Indiana is among a handful of states moving to restrict abortions in hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn its 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade.

A state law signed by the governor last month would ban a second-trimester procedure. Federal courts have blocked similar laws in other states.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 04:45 PM (aKsyK)

249 They went fishing for perch in a rowboat and hooked an orca. I hope Kraft pounds everyone involved for the rest of his days as an interesting hobby.

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (25Dt7)

250 I am sure the fans of the teams playing the patriots will have a different view with their signs.

Posted by: raimondo at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (zVQ7x)

251 And then attend some glitzy event with the spa lady as his date

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 04:46 PM (25Dt7)

252 248 this will get the democrats out to vote in 2020 as gay marriage and trans gender bathrooms did for the republicans in 2016.

Posted by: raimondo at May 19, 2019 04:48 PM (zVQ7x)

253 And Raimondo is in for a another serenade on his rectal kazoo.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at May 19, 2019 04:49 PM (oVJmc)

254 if the women were being harmed I could see it, but the story was presented as the Women were being harmed.
Posted by: willow at May 19, 2019 04:22 PM (r/xAU)


This is a pet peeve of mine. The FBI busted a dozen massage parlors where I live, with lurid accusations about women from the far east who were misled into believing they'd be doing garment work and then forced into prostitution once they arrived. Weeping "victims" were paraded for the cameras, virgins who were kidnapped from the streets and broken by pimps from central casting to be sex slaves in the lucrative US market.

You had to follow the story for a few months, but in the end it was clear the vast majority were Korean and Chinese hookers who'd gone into debt to get smuggled into the US because they thought the money would be better here than in the home country. They "couldn't" go to the cops because that would mean deportation, which... if you were forced into sex slavery in a foreign country, would deportation back to your family really be something you'd see as a bad outcome?

It all sounds a lot more like "illegal immigration" to me than "human trafficking". They knew the score before they took the deal, knew they were entering the country illegally, knew what they were doing here would be illegal.

It's like women have no longer have agency. Any time they do something bad it's the fault of bad men, probably Rape Culture and Toxic Masculinity. And not, you know, greed.

Posted by: Ace's liver at May 19, 2019 04:51 PM (h2Bdk)

255 But WTF is a "sex worker"?

Heh, good question.
*Think* it refers to anyone who performs sex as an occupation, so it includes porno actresses, strippers, massage parlor, hookers all the way up to escorts. Think it may have become the term when feminist embraced the plight, and sought to empower and legitimize, women in those professions.
Posted by: Lizzy

We should include divorce lawyers

Posted by: Jean at May 19, 2019 04:52 PM (25Dt7)

256 I don't agree with much here that CBD said.

For starters, if the women wanted to STAY in the U.S., their best shot would be working WITH the state, in hopes of scoring an S Visa that govt witnesses sometimes get (if the govt needs them & asks for one).

Otoh, if they're foreign nationals & in a hurry to get deportrted? The bullet train is a prostitution conviction.

Posted by: mnw at May 19, 2019 05:05 PM (Cssks)

257 This case looked doomed from the very beginning, given the false prosecution statements to get the very unusual warrant, the fake traffic stop designed to capture Krafts identity, the failure to account for Kraft not paying extra for the tug (he got it for the rub price, implying no charge sex acts) and, of course, the hamhanded blackmail attempts from the cops and prosecutors, who tried to extort a quick guilty plea in return for not releasing the tapes.

Somebody should go to jail here, for sure. The police and the prosecutor.

Posted by: Huck Follywood, Live! And in color! at May 19, 2019 05:08 PM (Z216Q)

258
Another fake case of deflated balls.

Posted by: Mathew Slater at May 19, 2019 05:37 PM (kk8TL)

259 So this case went from 'hard to prove' to 'petering out'?

Posted by: I'm the Honey Badger, BITCH! at May 19, 2019 05:37 PM (4LbHt)

260 >> 255 But WTF is a "sex worker"?

Do you need a demonstration?

Posted by: Shep! at May 19, 2019 05:44 PM (o2vOl)

261 Jupiter Police = LA Police in OJ trial.

Posted by: Forheremenaremen at May 19, 2019 07:58 PM (N7qrH)

262 Hellooo, you ever try to rub one out with 6 Super Bowl rings?

I rest my case...

Posted by: Rober Kraft at May 19, 2019 09:36 PM (Ei0/7)

263 Okay, so if I rub one out here: does that sustain?

Posted by: Cold Civil War at May 20, 2019 04:35 AM (Z2PYk)

Shale Oil: Perpetual Priapism Or A Flash In The Pan?

I won't bore you with a discussion of the good things about shale oil production, other than to point out the magnificent case of schadenfreude most of us have watching the world oil markets being turned on their heads, the United States of America becoming the number one oil producer, and the economic dislocation of lower oil prices falling disproportionately on countries that deserve it (Russia, Venezuela, etc.). But the critics need to be noticed, not for any particular insight or wisdom in their analysis, but rather for their conspicuous lack of historical perspective and a startling lack of economic knowledge.

Is the Shale Revolution Here to Stay?

The critics’ argument is threefold. First, they claim that the shale boom depended on huge amounts of debt that was doled out without serious consideration for whether shale producers would be able to pay it back. Second, critics are worried that there’s less shale oil available than originally believed, reflected in shale wells’ depletion rates. Third, they see limited room for growth in the profitability of shale production as shale’s break-even price has stagnated. Combine these factors, the critics say, and you get an industry that will not endure. This Deep Dive will take a closer look at these criticisms and explore whether, in fact, U.S. shale really is an economically sustainable industry.
The first argument is idiotic. Why do the debts of an industry have any bearing on the future viability of that industry. If my shale oil company borrowed money to run the business or grow it or whatever, and it failed, the underlying business is still there, to be liquidated by creditors, presumably by being sold to the next guy who thinks that shale oil is viable. That's sort of how free markets work. There is no guarantee of success, which is why that original money was lent in exchange for interest or a share of the company or both. We need to look no further than the example of the airline industry to refute this ridiculous premise.

The second argument is similarly nonsensical. "Peak Oil" has been refuted so often and for so many years that it has become a punch line.

The third argument is simply odd. A stagnating break-even price for shale oil is a snapshot in time, nothing more. It is not immutable, and judging by the improvements in technology in other parts of the oil industry, one can assume future improvements in shale oil extraction technology. But even if the stagnation were permanent, the well-head price using existing technology has had tremendous effects on oil markets, so there is no reason to assume that growth in profitability is necessary for the continued success of the industry.

Read the article, it is worthwhile and evenhanded. And there is plenty of information that supports an optimistic view of shale oil as an ongoing industry.

Posted by: CBD at 12:15 PM




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Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 12:16 PM (BbGew)

2 Shale saved the whale.

Posted by: BignJames at May 19, 2019 12:18 PM (ykq7q)

3 I don't think there would be so much demand to ban it in pursuit of ineffective, pointless methods of wasting energy if it wasn't a viable long term solution that will just become more efficient and refined over time.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:18 PM (lPsvG)

4 Horde dutifully summoned.
There are scientists who think oil is still ( why wouldn't it be?) being made by the earth.
Now for the artical

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 12:18 PM (BbGew)

5 First, they claim that the shale boom depended on huge amounts of debt that was doled out without serious consideration for whether shale producers would be able to pay it back.

First, they claim that the GOVERNMENT boom depended on huge amounts of debt that was doled out without serious consideration for whether the GOVERNMENT would be able to pay it back.

Posted by: rhennigantx at May 19, 2019 12:21 PM (JFO2v)

6 See also: nuclear

Some Moron comically pointed out that more people in the US have been killed installing and maintaining solar panels than have died from nuclear plants.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:22 PM (lPsvG)

7 Austrian-born Jewish physicist Tom Gold is one of the smartest guys of the 20th Century, and was an early proponent of abiogenic production of oil deep in the Earth.

Either that or all the dinosaurs got together in one place to die.

Take your pick

Posted by: Ignoramus at May 19, 2019 12:24 PM (1UZdv)

8 Great, now I'm down to one free article left.
I suppose there are still hits and misses with fracking as with conventional drilling.

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 12:26 PM (BbGew)

9 I remember the elites telling us proles that the oil would run out in 1978 or some such and we would be having horses pull our cars around like in a Twlight Zone episode on the way to watch our new national past time, soccer.

Like Waylan Jennings sang.......Wrong.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 12:27 PM (Z+IKu)

10 First, they claim that the shale boom depended on huge amounts of debt that was doled out without serious consideration for whether shale producers would be able to pay it back.

Kinda like ... the US in general, no?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:28 PM (if8r4)

11 Ate these same people worried about debt being piled up worried the same about solar power?

Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 12:28 PM (BbGew)

12 First, they claim that the shale boom depended on huge amounts of debt that was doled out without serious consideration for whether shale producers would be able to pay it back.

Leave Solyndra, Tesla, etc. out of this.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:29 PM (if8r4)

13 This is just another anti-oil (progress) rant. It totally leaves out the fact that money (without government intervention) will flow to some combination of return and safety of capital. Buying land or renting the land (lease) allows the landholder to exchange illiquid capital for more liquid capital. Landholders can even put limitations on their lease so that lessees must not just lock up the land but begin production for producers to innovate of leave.

Posted by: rhennigantx at May 19, 2019 12:29 PM (JFO2v)

14 Guy I know has acreage in Lehigh Valley, turned out to be part of a shale field. He lucked out, bigly.

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 12:30 PM (80Uh3)

15 Did you see the presser of President Trump at the opening of the $10 Billion LNG plant in LA?

He attempted to refer/pronounce it as the Calcasieu plant but couldn't pronounce the word. "Hey, y'all have been saying it all your lives, I just
saw it twenty minutes ago. I'll call it the I-10 plant, OK?"

Just like the guy who wore a blue suit to the Iowa State Fair. Bingo

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 12:30 PM (7cJE3)

16
I remember the elites telling us proles that the oil would run out in 1978 or some such and we would be having horses pull our cars around like in a Twlight Zone episode

Bernie is "The Old Man In the Cave"

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0734669

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:32 PM (aKsyK)

17 Landholders can even put limitations on their lease so that lessees must not just lock up the land but begin production for producers to innovate of leave.

Posted by: rhennigantx at May 19, 2019 12:29 PM (JFO2v)

Hmmm....sounds like lawyers will be involved....nothing happens w/out lawyers.

Posted by: BignJames at May 19, 2019 12:33 PM (ykq7q)

18 Hey, y'all have been saying it all your lives, I just
saw it twenty minutes ago. I'll call it the I-10 plant, OK?"

-

That's so refreshing compared to the" Chee-lay" and "Nee-cah-rrrrrrrr-auguah" the smartest black man in the world always tried to do.

Strangely, he never said Deutschland or Nippon.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:34 PM (lPsvG)

19 Drive by comment because I am on vacation, spending some of the .money earned from shale freaking.

The frak process changed completely and is still in the refining / improving phase. Cost of fraking is still coming down due to improvements in materials and equipment design.

Posted by: tbodie at May 19, 2019 12:35 PM (IrbWq)

20 Well it doesn't matter what the oil/power/climate/ozone/pollution crisis is, if we just agree to a 30% increase in taxes and give it to the Dems it will all be better.

Or is it a 40% increase?

Anyway it doesn't matter as we will all enjoy utopia.

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 12:35 PM (0tfLf)

21 You know, it's almost like the difference between thinking you're smart and knowing you're smart.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:35 PM (lPsvG)

22 I had a decent amount invested in energy companies from a few years ago. On one hand, energy still looks like an undervalued part of the stock market, but it just never seems to want to fully recover.

I think oil prices have a ceiling thanks to all the advances we've made in oil extraction. Good for the American consumer, bad for energy investors.

I also think this is the last generation where internal combustion engines will make up a majority of new cars. I can see oil being like coal is today. Still being extracted and used, but not like it was years ago.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 12:35 PM (UfkIY)

23 The Leftist fantasy is any field is a Zero-sum Pie they control to see who gets a slice from.

Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 12:35 PM (NpoKk)

24 Pock-e-stahn

Posted by: kallisto at May 19, 2019 12:37 PM (80Uh3)

25 We shale overcome.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 12:37 PM (o2vOl)

26 Pockey Stahn was always so f*cking awful to hear.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:38 PM (lPsvG)

27 We shale gather at the river....

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 12:38 PM (0tfLf)

28
"We will be left with a world that is dramatically shaped by climate change, because it will mean huge new plantations of solar panel plants. It will mean plantations of carbon-capture technology which suck carbon out of the atmosphere. It will mean an entirely new infrastructure. It will mean new kinds of airplanes, new kinds of public transportation. It will mean a new approach to diet and agriculture."

https://tinyurl.com/y49n7k9y

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (aKsyK)

29 The Lord is My Shepherd, I Shale Not Want.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (o2vOl)

30 I think oil prices have a ceiling thanks to all the advances we've made in oil extraction. Good for the American consumer, bad for energy investors.


There's never a ceiling. There's never a bottom.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (7cJE3)

31 They're worried about the debts run up by the shale industry? These are the very same people who cheered the outrageous some of taxpayer money flushed down the toilet during the Obummer era. Solyndra, anyone? At least the shale people stand a very good chance of recouping their money. And it is *their* money, not tax dollars stolen from us to shower on Bambi's friends.

Posted by: Captain Josepha Sabin at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (ebZss)

32 You Shale Know Them By Their Fruits.

Posted by: 40 miles north at May 19, 2019 12:40 PM (o2vOl)

33 Sums not some. Damn auto cucumber.

Posted by: Captain Josepha Sabin at May 19, 2019 12:40 PM (ebZss)

34 panel plants. It will mean plantations of carbon-capture technology which suck carbon out of the atmosphere. It will mean an entirely new infrastructure...

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Say, you know what can't be used to produce solar panels, carbon capture technology, and entirely new infrastructure?

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:41 PM (lPsvG)

35 This is just another anti-oil (progress) rant. It totally leaves out the fact that money (without government intervention) will flow to some combination of return and safety of capital.

Exactly. It's of a piece with objecting to the Keystone Pipeline.

Now as for efforts to reduce American petroleum output, let me ask the obvious question: cui bono?

Yeah, the people Trump colludes with are at the top of the list, and they have longstanding ties to the Democrat Party and other leftist organizations. Remember the CND crap in Europe? All bought and paid for by the KGB, which some participants now sheepishly admit.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:42 PM (if8r4)

36 Nah. As a matter of fact, Eagle production is constrained by transportation. Output has been maxed for several years now...
FWIW, transportation has been the biggest single hindrance to US production over the past half decade or longer. Ms mouse has worked w/pipeline and transport companies for years and can give anyone an earful on this...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 12:42 PM (6qErC)

37 Plantations? Isn't that a racist triggering word?

And how do they square saving Gaia when these thousands of hectares of solar panels destroy habitat?

Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 12:43 PM (NpoKk)

38 It's comical that you can search for

how many solar panels does it take to produce a single solar panel

and there are no results.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 12:43 PM (EOEiY)

39 Shale I compare thee to a summer's day?

Posted by: Almost Shakespeare at May 19, 2019 12:44 PM (o2vOl)

40 bad for energy investors.

--

That's a huge part of what's driving this alternative fuel/solar power BS.

Insider trading isn't illegal for politicians. They intend to be modern oil barons.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 12:44 PM (EOEiY)

41 It will mean plantations of carbon-capture technology which suck carbon money out of the atmosphere taxpayers' wallets, and give leftist government officials more power.

FIFY.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:44 PM (if8r4)

42 There's never a ceiling. There's never a bottom.
Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (7cJE3)

There's ALWAYS a bottom.

Posted by: Reggie Love at May 19, 2019 12:45 PM (NWiLs)

43 F*ck!

Just walked out on the porch and found that the Stihl weedeater and Stihl chainsaw that I had left out overnight were stolen.

Very safe neighborhood, but increasing numbers of hispanic construction and yard workers are passing through.

Not a good thing to have to deal with on Sunday.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 12:45 PM (CDGwz)

44 As a matter of fact, Eagle production is constrained by transportation. Output has been maxed for several years now...
FWIW, transportation has been the biggest single hindrance to US production over the past half decade or longer. Ms mouse has worked w/pipeline and transport companies for years and can give anyone an earful on this...
Posted by: Anon a mouse

_____________

The companies building pipelines are getting fought by well funded environmentalists. Judges are all too happy to give these frivolous lawsuits the time of day.

I was reading one where because some construction workers didn't clean up all their litter on a pipeline build, a lawsuit was filed as if there was "pollution" from a spill and a judge green lighted that particular line of reasoning.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 12:45 PM (UfkIY)

45 https://tinyurl.com/y49n7k9y

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (aKsyK)

oy

Posted by: BignJames at May 19, 2019 12:45 PM (ykq7q)

46 Peak Oil was based on the understanding of oil and its origins at the time: it made sense that if oil was compressed ancient forest land that it would be very finite and limited. Except there's so much out there and so much more is being found that its petty obviously not coming from ancient forests.

Every time someone would announce peak oil or it started gaining notice and influence, someone would find another gigantic sea of oil. Over and over this has happened, and you really don't see it coming up much any longer.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 12:46 PM (39g3+)

47 Posted by: Skip at May 19, 2019 12:26 PM (BbGew)

https://outline.com/ is a fantastic thing....

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 12:46 PM (wYseH)

48 The only problem with electric cars is energy storage. When we can drive an electric car four hundred miles or eight hours with the air conditioner on from one charge and that charge costing no more than the equivalent today in gas the internal combustion engine will fade to job specific use.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 12:46 PM (7cJE3)

49 I'm still trying to figure out the solar panels on an east-facing roof -- in Northern Illinois, for heaven's sake. My ignorant impression would be that a south-facing roof would be most beneficial, but is the writeoff so much that over half the day there is little to no sunlight?

None of this nonsense makes sense to me.

Posted by: mustbequantum at May 19, 2019 12:47 PM (MIKMs)

50 We shale go on to the end.
We shale fight in France,
we shale fight on the seas and oceans,
we shale fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air.
We shale defend our island, whatever the cost may be.
We shale fight on the beaches,
we shale fight on the landing-grounds,
we shale fight in the fields and in the streets,
we shale fight in the hills.
We shale never surrender!

Posted by: Almost Churchill at May 19, 2019 12:47 PM (o2vOl)

51 Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 12:42 PM (6qErC)

Very interesting that transportation, America's specialty, became the roadblock to progress under O's administration.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at May 19, 2019 12:47 PM (phT8I)

52 Speaking of, we laughed about it yesterday but the reason Tesla keeps breaking lap records at short tracks is

1) Because electric cars can be very fast.

2) Electric cars can't race at long tracks.

Apparently Nurburgring, the big famous place in Germany where manufactures brag about their time, takes around 8 minutes to lap, and Teslas can't race that way for 8 minutes.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 12:47 PM (EOEiY)

53 Solar panels will lead to an explosion of squeegee jobs in the snow belt.

https://preview.tinyurl.com/y29bglc2

Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 12:47 PM (NpoKk)

54 https://tinyurl.com/y49n7k9y
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (aKsyK)


Look on the bright side: he's giving us 30 years. Last I heard it was 12, so we've got another 18 years without doing a damned thing.

And he's a journalist, so he knows things. Things you and I wouldn't understand.

So, David Wallace-Wells, tell us a story ... (sits down on floor cross-legged, eagerly waiting to hear a fairy tale)

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:48 PM (if8r4)

55 This is just another anti-oil (progress) rant.

Posted by: rhennigantx at May 19, 2019 12:29 PM (JFO2v)

No...the article is evenhanded and quite interesting. I quoted the critics because their arguments are stupid.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 12:48 PM (wYseH)

56 I work in the field (well, provide services to those companies) and I'm extremely optimistic. From an inside view, the concerns about some of the problems by the critics are a "yes, but..." kind of thing. For example, debt - Yes, especially in 2013 - 2014, far too much debt was handed out far too optimistically to some start ups. (Same thing as happens in the tech industry every time there's some new tech breakthrough) So, some outfits go bankrupt, some bets are lost, but the survivors consolidate and get stronger. that's how financial bets go in every booming business.

Also, a technical point - they're calling it "shale oil", but the same techniques and methods apply to low porosity limestone and chalk formations. So they all get lumped in together.

Why do limestone and chalk matter? Look up some maps of what became North America during the Jurassic and Cretaceous, and you'll see much of it was covered by a vast shallow sea. That sea left hundreds of feet of limestone and chalk formations underneath much of the western US, and oil and gas can be produced from just about all of it.

btw, for the climate crazies who say warming will KILL US ALL, at the time that shallow sea was there, the Earth is estimated at having been 9 degrees warmer than today, on average - no ice anywhere on the planet. And the total life on the planet (ie,biomass) is estimated to have been at least double the amount of life that exists today. A warm world is an incredibly fertile garden.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 12:49 PM (V2Yro)

57 When we can drive an electric car four hundred miles or eight hours with the air conditioner on from one charge and that charge costing no more than the equivalent today in gas the internal combustion engine will fade to job specific use.

Well that and speed of charging. It still takes way too long for realistic use unless you want to read a book while your car "refuels."

And then there's the problem of replacing that battery every 6-10 years. Plus the range decay. I mean they all lie about their charge (like gas cars lie about mileage) but your car will generally stay pretty close to its original mileage as long as you maintain it well. But an electric car gets less and less range over time no matter how well you care for it, because those batteries ain't forever.

And when you replace the batteries it costs a damned fortune, like replacing your engine every decade.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 12:49 PM (39g3+)

58 The only problem with electric cars is energy storage. When we can drive an electric car four hundred miles or eight hours with the air conditioner on from one charge and that charge costing no more than the equivalent today in gas the internal combustion engine will fade to job specific use.
Posted by: Braenyard
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You should have added, in the dark, on account of the lighting systems. And while I don't know, it might require more energy to heat a car during subfreezing weather than to cool it, say, 20 deg. during hot weather.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 12:49 PM (xSo9G)

59 But aren't we all going to die, either from the heat because all refrigerants have been outlawed, or from the cold because all efficient sources of energy have been outlawed?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 12:50 PM (3hr5B)

60 Not a good thing to have to deal with on Sunday.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 19, 2019 12:45 PM (CDGwz)

****

On the upside you shale not have to do yard work today.

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 12:51 PM (0tfLf)

61 He was an man, take him for all in all.
I shale not look upon his like again.

Posted by: Almost Shakespeare at May 19, 2019 12:51 PM (o2vOl)

62 I'm still trying to figure out the solar panels on an east-facing roof -- in Northern Illinois, for heaven's sake. My ignorant impression would be that a south-facing roof would be most beneficial, but is the writeoff so much that over half the day there is little to no sunlight?

None of this nonsense makes sense to me.
Posted by: mustbequantum at May 19, 2019 12:47 PM (MIKMs)


Fun story here. We sold the stately Chateau Merde to some very earnest eco-nut liberals. They put solar panels ... on a NORTH-facing roof.

I laugh every time I drive by it. Of course, this is the guy who tore a garage door in half by latching it at the bottom, then hitting the button to activate the garage door opener. He's also the guy who let the lawn become overgrown, then tried to mow it with a reel mower - to save the planet, natch - before giving up six feet in.

But he's smarter than other people. He's a liberal.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:52 PM (if8r4)

63 Also, electric car ranges are all based on an empty, or nearly empty car. Each person you add in greatly reduces the range, much more so than a car loses MPG rating. A family of four and some luggage and you're crippling the poor thing.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 12:52 PM (39g3+)

64 Go thou, and fill another room in hell.
That hand shale burn in never-quenching fire,
That staggers thus my person.

Posted by: Almost Richard II at May 19, 2019 12:52 PM (o2vOl)

65 The only problem with electric cars is energy storage. When we can drive an electric car four hundred miles or eight hours with the air conditioner on from one charge and that charge costing no more than the equivalent today in gas the internal combustion engine will fade to job specific use.
Posted by: Braenyard

________________

I hate the "politics" of electric cars and the virtue signaling, but I would argue the technology is not that far away where it's no longer a "toy car".

My brother bought a Tesla, the cheapest Model 3. It got lots of eye rolls from me, I drove it around though, and that is the future. Car is crazy fast (like an exotic supercar) goes 100 miles on a charge, charge it at your house, almost zero maintenance, etc. And that's from a car company that is sort of a joke. When the real car companies sink their teeth into the market, people will prefer electric all day. My brother is a Trump-loving, environmental-loathing personality and he swears he'll never own a gas car again.

All the environmental nonsense on modern cars has made the internal combustion engine a crazy complicated Rube Goldberg contraption where electric cars are going to be far simpler.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 12:53 PM (UfkIY)

66 My brother bought a Tesla, the cheapest Model 3. It got lots of eye rolls from me, I drove it around though, and that is the future. Car is crazy fast (like an exotic supercar) goes 100 miles on a charge, charge it at your house, almost zero maintenance, etc. And that's from a car company that is sort of a joke. When the real car companies sink their teeth into the market, people will prefer electric all day.

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What are his other cars?

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 12:54 PM (EOEiY)

67 I was reading one where because some construction workers didn't clean up all their litter on a pipeline build, a lawsuit was filed as if there was "pollution" from a spill and a judge green lighted that particular line of reasoning.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 12:45 PM (UfkIY)


Do they mean like this

https://tinyurl.com/y6sg32e4

from the Keystone Pipeline temper tantrum?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:55 PM (if8r4)

68 Don't forget New York State bans any shale oil production, or new gas pipelines. This is Cuomo and his environment buddies planning on going 100 renewable by 2040. Ending fossil fuels use. Of course he will be dead by then, and who knows what the next Governor will do. He also just recently banned off shore drilling.

I remember when they were going to build a nuclear plant on Long Island. It was partly built, and I believe has been torn down. Nuclear power is dangerous, so they say.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 12:55 PM (+0N+f)

69 Battery technology doesn't even work well when you can predict demand (which is really impossible). And battery and solar components are not really good for children or other living things.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 12:56 PM (3hr5B)

70
https://outline.com/ is a fantastic thing....
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo


The last few times I tried it at the WSJ it no longer worked. Still works at the Indy Star, though.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:56 PM (aKsyK)

71 Question for the boffins.

Has the energy density of batteries really improved that much since the first electric car emerged from a garage along with the IC and steam powered cars a century ago?

Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 12:56 PM (NpoKk)

72 63 Also, electric car ranges are all based on an empty, or nearly empty car. Each person you add in greatly reduces the range, much more so than a car loses MPG rating. A family of four and some luggage and you're crippling the poor thing.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 12:52 PM (39g3+)


Yep. Turn on the heater, or the AC. Maybe you'll make it out of the driveway.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:57 PM (if8r4)

73 I remember when they were going to build a nuclear plant on Long Island. It was partly built, and I believe has been torn down. Nuclear power is dangerous, so they say.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 12:55 PM (+0N+f)


But, think of the graft involved in building and then destroying that plant!
Better yet, all that graft was provided by the end users!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 12:57 PM (3hr5B)

74 But we in it shale be remembered
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers...

Posted by: Diogenes at May 19, 2019 12:57 PM (0tfLf)

75 May 19, N WI, it's snowing.

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 12:57 PM (EfMCv)

76
Maj Brian Shul tells you a story.

You WANT to click on this.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DapAKN-RA58

Posted by: Soothsayer at May 19, 2019 12:58 PM (qTQgG)

77 And battery and solar components are not really good for children or other living things.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 12:56 PM (3hr5B)


This is a little known fact. Manufacture of batteries and solar panels is about as dirty an industry as you could ever hope to find.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 12:58 PM (if8r4)

78 Nuclear power is dangerous, so they say.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 12:55 PM (+0N+f)

Yup...Shorham on Long Island. And they are forcing Indian Point to close far earlier than it should, so NY will soon be paying a lot more for electricity.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 12:58 PM (wYseH)

79 And battery and solar components are not really good for children or other living things.
=====

Highly toxic and components are mined by slave labor. Sad that battery tech has not innovated very much.

Posted by: mustbequantum at May 19, 2019 12:59 PM (MIKMs)

80 It's interesting how it's difficult to find the data on how many electric car buyers use their electric car as their only vehicle.

I did see that around 11-17% of Americans PERIOD only have one car, so I'm guessing it's somewhere around three to five.

Three to five electric car buyers, that is. Not percent.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 12:59 PM (EOEiY)

81 Well and our electric grid is already groaning under the burden of current demand. Even a small increase in electric car use and we're in serious trouble.

That can be addressed, but its not a priority right now and if (which I don't believe is true) electric cars are the thing of the future, it has to be done NOW.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:00 PM (39g3+)

82 I'm guessing it's the way it's been for years and years. Some people buy convertibles, some people buy trucks, and now some people buy electric cars as their third vehicle.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:00 PM (EOEiY)

83 There is aone big effect of the shale revolution that isn't hardly talked about at all that affects everyone in the business negatively and which is hardly ever talked about (which surprises me) - and that is the cost of Natural Gas keeps going down and down. It's getting below the cost of production and still dropping, costs for natural gas now are essentially transportation and regulatory costs, and the product itself is virtually valueless.

I personally didn't think that could happen, and have been astounded to watch it happen anyways. The reason, ironically, is that oil prices keep going up because of international considerations. Drillers are drilling for oil production in these tight formations, and that is where they make their money. Natural gas can be found in pure gas wells, but it is also a byproduct of most oil wells, especially those that are fracced. Since these producers are covering all their costs with the oil production, the nat gas they produce is dumped on the market at any price. In fact, it is now such an extreme situation that in West Texas, the amount of nat gas being flared (being burned and dumped as a waste product) is equal to the entire residential nat gas use in Texas. It's a terrible situation for pure gas producers, as nat gas by itself is essentially worthless right now, because the over supply is so intense.

(and of course you have to build pipelines to get it from one place to another, and that's where the regulatory burden comes in)

The only answer that anyone in the industry can see is to get more and more of the gas liquefaction plants on line which would allow this surplus to be sold overseas - but that is going to take a long time.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:00 PM (V2Yro)

84 re: electric cars. how many cars are operated in the u.s. now? how in the fuck are we going to convert to all electric transportation without upgrading power generation infrastructure? am i missing something? i guess unicorn farts and hope are really magic

Posted by: chavez the hugo at May 19, 2019 01:01 PM (KP5rU)

85 All the environmental nonsense on modern cars has made the internal combustion engine a crazy complicated Rube Goldberg contraption where electric cars are going to be far simpler.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 12:53 PM (UfkIY)


We spent over a hundred years building out the gasoline supply and distribution network across the entire US and much of Canada. It's going to take just a wee bit before you're going to find a Tesla accredited charging station in Death Valley.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:01 PM (3hr5B)

86 71 Question for the boffins.

Has the energy density of batteries really improved that much since the first electric car emerged from a garage along with the IC and steam powered cars a century ago?
Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 12:56 PM (NpoKk)

My understanding is no, not really.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:02 PM (V2Yro)

87 https://outline.com/ is a fantastic thing....


It was. It doesn't get past the NYT or WSJ paywalls anymore.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at May 19, 2019 01:02 PM (fuK7c)

88 Hydrogen fuel cell?

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:03 PM (7cJE3)

89 May 19, N WI, it's snowing.

Posted by: davidt at May 19, 2019 12:57 PM (EfMCv)

To be fair, you're living in WI, so...

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:03 PM (3hr5B)

90 Screw HS rail...Monorail is the way to go! My dad actually fell for that and talked about monorails everywhere.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:04 PM (+0N+f)

91 It's neat that engine technology has advanced so much in the last thirty years and MPG has stayed about the same.

1985 four cylinder Accord 22 city, 27 highway

2018 four cylinder Accord 23 city, 32 highway

Why, it's almost like all the federally mandated safety devices have increased weight or something.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:05 PM (EOEiY)

92 In the longer run, the US has a much smaller 'proven reserve' of oil and gas than 3 or 4 middle eastern countries, plus the biggest dog of them all, Venezuela.

And yet, west Texas and their Permian Basin are kicking out over 4 million barrels a day, making them the 3rd largest producer in the world after the Saudis and Russia.

Production cost-wise, the Saudis could easily drown the frackers out as their cost to pump oil out of the ground is around 3-4 bucks a barrel. But they need higher prices as they are are already running deficits at current pricing. So no can do.

The US has 500 years worth of our energy needs in coal alone. We are not about to go dark any time soon, unless the Greenies assume control of things.

Posted by: GnuBreed at May 19, 2019 01:05 PM (Z4rgH)

93 Has the energy density of batteries really improved that much since the first electric car emerged from a garage along with the IC and steam powered cars a century ago?

Kind of. They've gotten more efficient, but almost all of the research is in speeding up recharge time. Which has gotten a lot better, but is still seriously slow compared to 30 seconds at the gas pump.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:05 PM (39g3+)

94 May 19, N WI, it's snowing.

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So you're saying your electric car might get half it's normal range?

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:05 PM (EOEiY)

95 >>>We spent over a hundred years building out the gasoline supply and distribution network across the entire US and much of Canada. It's going to take just a wee bit before you're going to find a Tesla accredited charging station in Death Valley.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:01 PM (3hr5B)


There's so much pipe under Texas and its' cities they don't know where it is. They just measure what goes in one end and what comes out the other.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:06 PM (7cJE3)

96 1990 Civic CRX could get up to 50mpg highway.

Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 01:06 PM (NpoKk)

97 Gov Cuomo was asked if he was going to give up his large SUV's and helicopters, of course he said no way. Whats fine for me, isn't fine for you. Socialism at its best.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:07 PM (+0N+f)

98 https://tinyurl.com/y49n7k9y
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (aKsyK)


David Wallace-Wells's book opens with:

"It is worse, much worse, than you think."

It's nice that this "journalist" warns us about his reporting right up front.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:07 PM (if8r4)

99 1990 Civic CRX could get up to 50mpg highway.

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Silly fun, too.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:08 PM (EOEiY)

100 96 1990 Civic CRX could get up to 50mpg highway.
Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 01:06 PM (NpoKk)

Itty bitty car, though.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:08 PM (NWiLs)

101 A stagnating break-even price doesn't indicate a widespread means or desire to dramatically undercut that price out in the wild. I think shale oil will act as a sort of pressure valve that will somewhat stabilize oil prices near its break-even price. As long as the technology isn't lost and reserves aren't depleted, it can be stopped and restarted as many times as is required.

Posted by: DaveM at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (WWC3Y)

102 45 https://tinyurl.com/y49n7k9y

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (aKsyK)

oy

"The uninhabitable Earth" - what total crap. It fits in with a genre of book/article that I see a lot from the climatistas, and it follows a predictable pattern. 1st, assume the Horrible Thing will happen, based on almost no actual evidence, but just on computer models built by people who have a vested interest in predicting the Horrible thing, and then 2) spend 95% of your time and effort on telling people how Horrible the Horrible Thing (that you have simply assumed will happen) is going to be.

The entire exercise is designed for a fairly simple purpose - to use fear to scare people with low critical thinking skills into doing what you want them to do. that's the entire game, right there.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (V2Yro)

103 Itty bitty car, though.
Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:08 PM (NWiLs)

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Hold my beer.

- Buick, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, Ford, etc.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (EOEiY)

104 The US has 500 years worth of our energy needs in coal alone. We are not about to go dark any time soon, unless the Greenies assume control of things.
Posted by: GnuBreed at May 19, 2019 01:05 PM (Z4rgH)


Once you go dark, you never go back.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (if8r4)

105 30 seconds at the gas pump.


You don't drive a pickup.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (7cJE3)

106 Shale bought us time. Now get the reactors up.

Posted by: Richard McEnroe at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (ABuva)

107 Cuomo or cui bono

Not much difference in actuality?

Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 01:10 PM (NpoKk)

108 Has the energy density of batteries really improved that much since the first electric car emerged from a garage along with the IC and steam powered cars a century ago?
Posted by: Anna Puma at May 19, 2019 12:56 PM (NpoKk)

My understanding is no, not really.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:02 PM (V2Yro)


A most excellent question, but I think Tom answered it correctly. I do believe that electric motor technology has improved greatly (neodymium magnets) which helps greatly.

But as a counter, I just filled up the Bentley with 100 octane non-ethanol for under fifty dollars, took me less than five minutes, and I 'm now good for a 400 mile range with a loaded auto, and I KNOW (with absolute certainty) that there are multiple gas stations at the other end of my trip!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:10 PM (3hr5B)

109 The criticism is largely BS.

BC most of the critics are inherently anti-oil/gas. And so they lie.

So FUCK them, soldier on.

Posted by: HA at May 19, 2019 01:11 PM (MAstk)

110 106 Itty bitty car, though.
Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:08 PM (NWiLs)

--

Hold my beer.

- Buick, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, Ford, etc.
Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (EOEiY)

Heh. A high school buddy had a CRX. I remember a few times where a number of us would cram ourselves in there way beyond its intended capacity.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:11 PM (NWiLs)

111 "The uninhabitable Earth" - what total crap. It fits in with a genre of book/article that I see a lot from the climatistas, and it follows a predictable pattern. 1st, assume the Horrible Thing will happen, based on almost no actual evidence, but just on computer models built by people who have a vested interest in predicting the Horrible thing, and then 2) spend 95% of your time and effort on telling people how Horrible the Horrible Thing (that you have simply assumed will happen) is going to be.

The entire exercise is designed for a fairly simple purpose - to use fear to scare people with low critical thinking skills into doing what you want them to do. that's the entire game, right there.
Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (V2Yro)


Did he mention it would be Horrible?

"Oh no, we're doomed! Who will save us? We need a hero to save us and protect us!"

Move over, Lifetime channel, you've got comp-e-tition. /Cosell

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (if8r4)

112 38 It's comical that you can search for

how many solar panels does it take to produce a single solar panel

and there are no results.


Some recent publications in the energy/energy policy space have asserted that the Energy Returned on Energy Invested for solar photovoltaics is close to 1
... that is, it takes a Joule of energy to make a solar panel that produces a Joule of energy.

So an energy treadmill at best.

Posted by: crisis du jour at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (L8DUW)

113 I saw a Buick Encore the other day that I honestly thought was an optical illusion.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (EOEiY)

114 1990 Civic CRX could get up to 50mpg highway.

Yeah the old CVCC got that kind of mileage too. But today you can buy a Smart Car that's even smaller and stupider looking, which pulls down... around 40

http://www.fuelly.com/car/smart/fortwo

The Prius super zowie hybrid car gets... even less.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (39g3+)

115 Anything that puts major financial hurt on the usual suspects (Russia! Venezuela, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other assorted stuff-holes of terrorism) is okay by me.

Oil is a form of concentrated energy. And civilization runs on energy.

All the green nude eels and their ilk want to do is take us back to the days before civilization. Because uncivilized people are kind and gentle and more in touch with nature.

These people have been the recipients of the richest civilized society the world has ever known. They have grown more stupid the richer we get. Nature is red in tooth and claw and is brutally uncivilized in all ways. The green nude eels wouldn't last five minutes in their imaginary Garden of Eden.

Posted by: Boots at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (e9omi)

116 Some recent publications in the energy/energy policy space have asserted that the Energy Returned on Energy Invested for solar photovoltaics is close to 1

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Cradle to grave? Because if that accounts for refining the metal, transporting the supplies, etc. I'd be impressed.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:13 PM (EOEiY)

117 88 Hydrogen fuel cell?
Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:03 PM (7cJE3)

I'm all for hydrogen fuel cells, where they make sense. What's put the enviro's off on them is the realization that the only realistic feedstock for Hydrogen production is Methane (Natural Gas) - so it's just another O & G product. (water is a theoretical feedstock, but the bonds holding H2O together take far too much energy to break up)

And once you realize it's just a nat gas product, why not save a step and combust the Methane directly, rather than going to the trouble of converting it to Hydrogen first?

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:13 PM (V2Yro)

118 Shale oil shall tide us over until we mine the moons of Uranus for methane.



Now to read the above to see how many morons already made that obvious point....

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 01:14 PM (1g7ch)

119 Shale bought us time. Now get the reactors up.

Posted by: Richard McEnroe at May 19, 2019 01:09 PM (ABuva)


If it wasn't so tragic, it would be funny that nearly all the really advanced (and safe) nuclear power technology advances are dying on the vine!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:14 PM (3hr5B)

120 I'm waiting for this summer when the rolling blackout hit Southern California. Should be interesting. Newman will say hey, you only need power during the day anyway, that's why they invented candles.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:15 PM (+0N+f)

121 115 Some recent publications in the energy/energy policy space have asserted that the Energy Returned on Energy Invested for solar photovoltaics is close to 1
... that is, it takes a Joule of energy to make a solar panel that produces a Joule of energy.

So an energy treadmill at best.

Posted by: crisis du jour at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (L8DUW)
-----------------------------------------

I've seen reports that windmills, i.e., bird grinders, never even achieve 1:1 energy efficiency, meaning that windmills never even generate the energy needed to source the materials, build the windmill, transport it and install it. Windmills are worse than treadmills, they are sinkholes!

Posted by: Boots at May 19, 2019 01:15 PM (e9omi)

122 Posted by: crisis du jour at May 19, 2019 01:12 PM (L8DUW)

I'm sorry that data is not available!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:16 PM (3hr5B)

123 We spent over a hundred years building out the gasoline supply and distribution network across the entire US and much of Canada. It's going to take just a wee bit before you're going to find a Tesla accredited charging station in Death Valley.
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

_____________

Considering every gas station/business/home already has electric power, it's not going to be that difficult to charge electric cars.

There's no question this is where everything is going, it's just a matter of "how long"? Is it 20 years or 30 years?

I guess what I find odd is a lot of my fellow conservatives don't want electric cars to succeed. I like that it costs like $5 to "fill up" an electric car rather than the $50 Im paying now.

I also like the idea of not having to ask permission from Saudi Arabia if we want to put sanctions on Iran and beg them to pump more oil for us so our economy won't collapse. Most of the countries that produce oil, I'd love to see go under.

The US has been bullied for several generations by an OPEC cartel that hates us, more choice in energy would be a good thing.

I'm 100% against electric car subsidies, carbon credits, etc. Anything that's corporate welfare. But I want electric cars to succeed and the tech to progress.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 01:16 PM (UfkIY)

124
The green nude eels wouldn't last five minutes in their imaginary Garden of Eden.
Posted by: Boots


Just like the Star Trek space hippies.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 01:17 PM (aKsyK)

125 88 Hydrogen fuel cell?
Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:03 PM (7cJE3)


You know all those video clips of chicks driving off trailing the gas pump nozzle?

E.g., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsC5u8_ZwXo

Now imagine that the pump was dispensing hydrogen instead of gasoline.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:17 PM (if8r4)

126 I'm driving around the country with my folks looking for retirement homes.

South Knoxville, TN is the muthaphukkin shiznit. This place is AWESOME.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at May 19, 2019 01:17 PM (fRqmt)

127 My brother bought a Tesla, the cheapest Model 3. It got lots of eye rolls from me, I drove it around though, and that is the future. Car is crazy fast (like an exotic supercar) goes 100 miles on a charge, charge it at your house, almost zero maintenance, etc. And that's from a car company that is sort of a joke. When the real car companies sink their teeth into the market, people will prefer electric all day.

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What are his other cars?

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I'm still very interested in the answer to this, btw.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:18 PM (EOEiY)

128 goes 100 miles on a charge,

..


That's terrible.

Posted by: HA at May 19, 2019 01:18 PM (MAstk)

129 Electric cars are fine for people in urban areas who's trips are limited to less than 100 miles per day. For Rural people and those who travel, they just don't work under current technology.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:19 PM (V2Yro)

130
Can someone answer a chess question? I don't want to wait a whole week.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:19 PM (13CQC)

131 Windmills are worse than treadmills, they are sinkholes!

Posted by: Boots at May 19, 2019 01:15 PM (e9omi)

The best part about windmills, other than the bird murdering aspect, is that when there is a really good wind with LOTS of energy, you have to feather the blades because the design limits have been reached.

IIRC, I believe the North Sea windmills had to have electric heaters to avoid freezing of components!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:19 PM (3hr5B)

132 Caller into the Car Pros show wanted to buy an electric or hybrid.

Response was, buy a Prius, if the battery goes down it'll still get close to the same gas mileage. The others won't.

That sounds like a smart purchase for a hybrid but a really dumb idea overall. But green _ and delusional.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:19 PM (7cJE3)

133 133
Can someone answer a chess question? I don't want to wait a whole week.
Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:19 PM (13CQC)

Flip the board over, loudly accuse your opponent of cheating, and storm out of the room.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:19 PM (NWiLs)

134 Preezy Shit Midas put as his sooper Scincy adviser Paul Ehrilch. The mental imbecile that wrote the Population Bomb. Made a bet that all of his predictions would come through and lost every single one.

Yeah the Bamster used that guy 100% wrong Paul Ehrilch as his main science adviser. Obama was a 80IQ idiot at best. But demofascists are the party of science... and hate but mostly hate oh and intolerance.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 01:20 PM (pw+jk)

135 Now imagine that the pump was dispensing hydrogen instead of gasoline.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:17 PM (if8r4)


GM had a large fuel cell research center near where I live. It was closed down about 3 years ago. They even built some refueling stations. One large fire kind of did in the whole thing at a refueling station. Don't know how much research GM is doing now.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:20 PM (+0N+f)

136 My understanding is no, not really."

No. And never will.

See, there's this thing - a sort of chart, if you will, that one can use to calculate the electrical charges of chemical reactions.

Elemental, one might say...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 01:21 PM (6qErC)

137 Considering every gas station/business/home already has electric power,
it's not going to be that difficult to charge electric cars.



There's no question this is where everything is going, it's just a matter of "how long"? Is it 20 years or 30 years?

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Hey the 1910s want their electric car propaganda back.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 01:21 PM (pw+jk)

138 I've seen reports that windmills, i.e., bird grinders, never even achieve 1:1 energy efficiency, meaning that windmills never even generate the energy needed to source the materials, build the windmill, transport it and install it. Windmills are worse than treadmills, they are sinkholes! "

I wonder how many people realize that with a good oil or gas well, especially one that lasts for a few years, the producer gets 1,000 - maybe 10,000, maybe 100,000 more joules of energy out of it than it cost to get it.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (V2Yro)

139
goes 100 miles on a charge,
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Maybe I am just too old, but I do remember used car ads 'only driven by a little old lady to church on Sunday' keeping mileage low and a like-new deal. Battery tech currently (huh) needs to be used or else the battery loses power and the battery costs more than the car itself.


Posted by: mustbequantum at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (MIKMs)

140
The best part about windmills, other than the bird murdering aspect...

When the bird problem with windmills was brought up on "The Five" the other day Juan Williams stated that a new study reports that more birds are killed by cell phone towers than by windmills. I'm not sure what his point was.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (aKsyK)

141 What are his other cars?

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I'm still very interested in the answer to this, btw.
Posted by: Moron Robbie

____________

His wife has a Lexus NX, but his Tesla is what he drives every day to work.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (UfkIY)

142 The entire exercise is designed for a fairly simple purpose - to use fear to scare people with low critical thinking skills into doing what you want them to do

Montesquieu wrote long ago about the primary trait of different types of government.

A republic requires people's primary trait to be virtue for it to exist: a corrupt people ruin a republic by voting its self goodies at the expense of the future and electing corrupt people.

A monarchy requires people's primary trait to be honor for it to exist: honor to obey and defend the authority of the monarchy and nobility, as well as to properly care for the subjects of the king.

A tyranny requires people's primary trait to be fear for it to exist: fear of the government, fear of each other, fear of being denounced.

Which most accurately describes our current climate?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (39g3+)

143 Wind mills need heat in the winter to keep the lubricants working. I read that in cold weather, most of the energy produced is used to keep the windmill housing warm.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:23 PM (+0N+f)

144
GM had a large fuel cell research center near where I live. It was closed down about 3 years ago. They even built some refueling stations. One large fire kind of did in the whole thing at a refueling station. Don't know how much research GM is doing now.
Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:20 PM (+0N+f)

They should have named it the Hindenburg Station.

(Hydrogen is very hard to contain, being the tiniest atom possible, it tends to leak out of almost any container)

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:23 PM (V2Yro)

145 Test
&

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 01:24 PM (sdi6R)

146 Yay!

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 01:24 PM (sdi6R)

147 139 My understanding is no, not really."

No. And never will.

See, there's this thing - a sort of chart, if you will, that one can use to calculate the electrical charges of chemical reactions.

Elemental, one might say...
Posted by: Anon a mouse at May 19, 2019 01:21 PM (6qErC)


No shit?

Posted by: Walther Nernst at May 19, 2019 01:24 PM (if8r4)

148 A tyranny requires people's primary trait to be fear for it to exist: fear of the government, fear of each other, fear of being denounced.

Which most accurately describes our current climate?
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (39g3+)

Why, that sounds like a Climate Emergency!!!!

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:24 PM (V2Yro)

149 145 Test
&
Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 01:24 PM (sdi6R)
Dbol
&
HGH

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:24 PM (NWiLs)

150
Flip the board over, loudly accuse your opponent of cheating, and storm out of the room.
Posted by: Insomniac

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Hmm, I don't see that move in Lisa Lane vs Theodore Bullockus, 59th US Open (195, Rochester, MN USA.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:25 PM (13CQC)

151 Hydrogen cars are basically just natural gas powered cars. With an expensive and complicated "middle man" step all so the exhaust from the car looks clean. The Japanese are the ones that seem obsessed with it.

I'm actually surprised natural gas powered cars never really gained popularity outside of fleet cars. Especially in the 1970s.

GM actually experimented with cars powered from coal dust during that era.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 01:25 PM (UfkIY)

152 His wife has a Lexus NX, but his Tesla is what he drives every day to work.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (UfkIY)

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Thanks. There's your answer, btw. They are neat toys, but people who buy $40k+ toys (and pay $5k for the charging improvements to their garage) are smart enough to have another actual car they can use, too.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 01:25 PM (lPsvG)

153 They should have named it the Hindenburg Station.

(Hydrogen is very hard to contain, being the tiniest atom possible, it tends to leak out of almost any container)
Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:23 PM (V2Yro)


And that is if the hydrogen just burns. If it has mixed with oxygen before being ignited, you will be treated to a truly impressive explosion. Did I mention it would be impressive? Make that "extremely impressive."

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (if8r4)

154 When the bird problem with windmills was brought up on "The Five" the other day Juan Williams stated that a new study reports that more birds are killed by cell phone towers than by windmills. I'm not sure what his point was.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (aKsyK)


Did genius Juan say exactly how the birds were killed by the cell phone towers?

There should be mounds of dead birds at the base of the cell towers that dot almost the entire US if this is true!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (3hr5B)

155
But really, you morons have gotten me interested in chess. So in "Lisa Lane vs Theodore Bullockus," can I assume that Lisa played white?

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (13CQC)

156 Had a friend who dropped 50k on a new car.

I said dude, you drive it 30 min to work and it sits parked for 9 1/2 hours.

Then you drive home 30 min and it sits in your garage for 14 hours until you wake up the next morning and do it again.

He just looked at me.

Posted by: HA at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (MAstk)

157 Has anyone done the math on what the electricity needs and costs would be if you assumed that every car on the road was replaced by electric cars tomorrow? Maybe it's not a problem, bit it seems like we might need to know this before we start sucking each others dicks over our wonderful electric future.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (H5knJ)

158 Hmm, I don't see that move in Lisa Lane vs Theodore Bullockus, 59th US Open (195, Rochester, MN USA.
Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:25 PM (13CQC)

Bullockus? That's a joke name, like Sillius Soddus or Biggus Dickus.

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:27 PM (NWiLs)

159 See, there's this thing - a sort of chart, if you will, that one can use to calculate the electrical charges of chemical reactions.

Yeah you can supercharge that with proper environment (super cooling) but there's just an absolute limit under present technology and scientific understanding. Similarly, there is an absolute limit to how fast that energy can be stored.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:27 PM (39g3+)

160 154 When the bird problem with windmills was brought up on "The Five" the other day Juan Williams stated that a new study reports that more birds are killed by cell phone towers than by windmills. I'm not sure what his point was.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (aKsyK)

Did genius Juan say exactly how the birds were killed by the cell phone towers?

There should be mounds of dead birds at the base of the cell towers that dot almost the entire US if this is true!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (3hr5B)


I'm sure Juan Williams is a nice guy, but I'm also sure he has the IQ of a turnip.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:27 PM (if8r4)

161 18
That's so refreshing compared to the" Chee-lay" and "Nee-cah-rrrrrrrr-auguah" the smartest black man in the world always tried to do.

Strangely, he never said Deutschland or Nippon.
Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 12:34 PM (lPsvG)
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My particular favorite was the way he would say "Hohn-doo-rrras," when H is always silent in Spanish. Even Obama-positive hispanophones snickered at that one.

That's the trouble with being simultaneously ignorant and pretentious. Your mistakes are doubly absurd.

And yeah, you make a fine point at the end there.
Does anyone, while speaking English, call Paris "Paree" or "Rome" Roma?

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (Rxduq)

162 Hey the 1910s want their electric car propaganda back.
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Every car will have an assistant to turn the crank -- like old telephones and cars.

Posted by: mustbequantum at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (MIKMs)

163 Lower oil prices? doubled in the last 3 years!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (438dO)

164
Bullockus? That's a joke name, like Sillius Soddus or Biggus Dickus.
Posted by: Insomniac

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I think there's a reason why those people became chess players.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (13CQC)

165 A. Some people just hate fossil fuels.

B. Some people REALLY hate American fossil fuels.

C. Some people actually do collude with Russians, but they don't have orange hair.

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (8rjXi)

166 Don't misunderstand. I like cars, and I like toys.

I also understand that a 9mm carbine won't ever really function as a .308 no matter how black it is or how many scopes I attach to it.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (lPsvG)

167 Juan Williams stated that a new study reports that
more birds are killed by cell phone towers than by windmills.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 01:22 PM (aKsyK)

I would love to hear the mechanism of this slaughter. That they fly into tall things? Then cities must kill untold billions of birds.

He may be the dumbest person on earth.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (wYseH)

168 When GM had the research center near here, they gave demo rides to Politicians, who were enthusiastic beyond belief. The press was also all hyped up over it all. Haven't seen much since.

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (+0N+f)

169 http://bit.ly/2WS1SNC
*******
Gowdy: FBI Has Papadopoulos Transcripts That Are Potential 'Game-Changer' | The Daily Caller

Posted by: Deep State is In DEEP SHIT at May 19, 2019 01:29 PM (BqBId)

170 Paul Erlich has always been a fraud - all he ever did was to rediscover the writings of Thomas Malthus (1766 - 1834) and rework them for 1960's sensibilities. Paul Erlich has never had a single original thought in his life - and the Malthusians, the economic cult he worked so hard to revive, are notable for having been absolutely and completely WRONG about EVERY economic prediction they have made for well over 200 years now.

And that was what Obama wanted in his science adviser. He makes Lysenko look like an intellectual.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:29 PM (V2Yro)

171 Just woke up

Have I missed anything?

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (PkVlr)

172 Has anyone done the math on what the electricity needs and costs would be if you assumed that every car on the road was replaced by electric cars tomorrow?

..

Yes, they had a comprehensive study where they started with 30 million units and multiplied it by SHUT YOUR WHORE MOUTH.

Posted by: HA at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (MAstk)

173 143
Wind mills need heat in the winter to keep the lubricants working. I
read that in cold weather, most of the energy produced is used to keep
the windmill housing warm.


Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:23 PM (+0N+f)

+++Well there you go, it is efficient for taking care of itself. What more do you want, usable energy output or something?

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (EjlXc)

174 I find it hilarious not only was Obama's Volt killed, but they ended up closing the factory where it was made.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (lPsvG)

175 Thanks. There's your answer, btw. They are neat toys, but people who buy $40k+ toys (and pay $5k for the charging improvements to their garage) are smart enough to have another actual car they can use, too.
Posted by: Moron Robbie

__________

Do married couples always share one car when it's a gasoline model?

My wife and I each have our own car and their both gas powered.

His Tesla is not a "weekend" car. He puts about 400 miles a week on it. Its how he gets to work every day.

I'm not going to buy a Tesla, I think the company will probably go through some sort of bankruptcy. I also think electric cars still have issues before i buy one. But some of the reasons people hate electric cars seem silly.

Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (UfkIY)

176 171 Just woke up

Have I missed anything?
Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (PkVlr)

*shifty eyes*
Uhh, no, nothing. Nothing at all.
*shifty eyes*

Posted by: Insomniac at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (NWiLs)

177 Cell Phone Towers killing birds is one of those hot topics that came up a while back. Its not really backed by a lot of study or hard facts, but a lot of claims. I'm skeptical of the reports but not rejecting them entirely. I'd just like to see more hard data and actual research rather than theorizing like "they get confused by the lights at night and accidentally hit wires" and stuff like that.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:31 PM (39g3+)

178 slaughter. That they fly into tall things? Then cities must kill untold billions of birds.

He may be the dumbest person on earth.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at May 19, 2019 01:28 PM (wYseH)

They just gotta stop flying while texting.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at May 19, 2019 01:31 PM (Ct55T)

179 159 See, there's this thing - a sort of chart, if you will, that one can use to calculate the electrical charges of chemical reactions.
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Yeah you can supercharge that with proper environment (super cooling) but there's just an absolute limit under present technology and scientific understanding. Similarly, there is an absolute limit to how fast that energy can be stored.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:27 PM (39g3+)


I don't understand this. Supercooling? The Nernst equation describes how electrochemical potential depends on concentration and temperature.

Present technology has nothing to do with it. It's straight-up thermodynamics. Which does not address the speed of reactions, just their propensity to occur.

So I'm confused.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:31 PM (if8r4)

180 Gowdy: FBI Has Papadopoulos Transcripts That Are Potential 'Game-Changer'

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I hope it's not Collusion Clue. The answer is always everybody everywhere with everything.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at May 19, 2019 01:32 PM (+y/Ru)

181 I'd just like to see more hard data and actual research rather than theorizing like "they get confused by the lights at night and accidentally hit wires" and stuff like that.

Uh ... don't almost all birds, except for owls, roost at night? Birds pretty much always operate under VFR.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:32 PM (if8r4)

182 156 Had a friend who dropped 50k on a new car.

I said dude, you drive it 30 min to work and it sits parked for 9 1/2 hours.

Then you drive home 30 min and it sits in your garage for 14 hours until you wake up the next morning and do it again.

He just looked at me.
Posted by: HA at May 19, 2019 01:26 PM (MAstk)"

And then he said "ha ha, I got a new car and you don't". And that was the end of it.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:32 PM (V2Yro)

183 Didn't the Germans during WW2 use a charcoal burner to power their cars?

Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:33 PM (+0N+f)

184 Hi Insom!


Eastern WA is covered with windmills. They are ugly and kill birds and bats and the noise they make drives people batshit crazy.

And they are an eyesore.

And they produce a negligible amount of energy.

and farmers are PAID NOT TO HAVE THEM RUN.

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (PkVlr)

185 Has anyone done the math on what the electricity needs and costs would be if you assumed that every car on the road was replaced by electric cars tomorrow? Maybe it's not a problem, bit it seems like we might need to know this before we start sucking each others dicks over our wonderful electric future.
Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls

..............

Micro-nuclear reactors in every small town solves the problem easily.

But, here's the catch.. Libtards wants electric cards so bad, but just the word "nuclear" makes them go batshit crazy.. it's a lovely thing to watch when you tell them nukes would solve all our environmental "problems".

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (438dO)

186 My particular favorite was the way he would say "Hohn-doo-rrras," when H
is always silent in Spanish. Even Obama-positive hispanophones
snickered at that one.

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Hey smarty pants the "H" isn't silent in my native Austrian.

Posted by: Barak Obama at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (pw+jk)

187
Gowdy: FBI Has Papadopoulos Transcripts That Are Potential 'Game-Changer' | The Daily Caller
Posted by: Deep State

======

*potentially* exculpatory information on the question of *possible* collusion...has the *potential* to be a game-changer *if* it's ever made public



In other words...

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (13CQC)

188

Ever notice fowl and owl is almost the same word?

And bowl? Er, bowel, I mean.

Towel?

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (SGnpG)

189 Just woke up
Have I missed anything?
Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM


*tap* *tap*

Is this thing on?

*tap* *tap* *tap*

Posted by: W. Pecker VI at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (DMUuz)

190 His Tesla is not a "weekend" car. He puts about 400 miles a week on it. Its how he gets to work every day.

If you are wealthy, an electric car for a routine commuter in a city is a fine idea. They are really expensive and you have to be pretty rich to own a car just to drive to work with every day in addition to your other car, but to have one just to go to work and back solo is a decent concept.

If you want a car to run to the Home Depot and carry plywood and tools home, probably not. If you want a car to drive to Grandma's house in Brookfield Missouri, even less wise. If you live on a farm 30 miles from town and have to haul things around, definitely not.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:34 PM (39g3+)

191 need coffeve.

yall have fun. I'm going to go to the gun store.

pew pew pew pew pew

BANG!

BOOM!

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:35 PM (PkVlr)

192 Didn't the Germans during WW2 use a charcoal burner to power their cars?
Posted by: Colin at May 19, 2019 01:33 PM (+0N+f)

I think so...that mountain man show had Eustace Conway run his truck on wood.

It was hilarious....

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 01:35 PM (Z+IKu)

193 >>I'm not going to buy a Tesla, I think the company will probably go through some sort of bankruptcy. I also think electric cars still have issues before i buy one. But some of the reasons people hate electric cars seem silly.

Electric cars are currently limited by the same thing that solar panels are limited by, battery storage. Billions are being spent, much by the Chinese, in the development of next generation technology and when batteries start taking generational leaps both electric cars will be much more popular.

Some of the arguments I hear against electric cars seem to be based on the idea that the market is fully mature instead of in it's infancy. People don't go to war with muskets any more but they sure as hell buy lots of guns.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 01:35 PM (/tuJf)

194 Trumps tweets he is, "Strongly pro-life but backs exemptions for rape, incest, and democrats, but I repeat myself."




Snopes finds the above quote is Mostly True.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 01:35 PM (1g7ch)

195 And then he said "ha ha, I got a new car and you don't". And that was the end of it.
..


I think he understood he has tens of thousands of devaluing dollars parked in his garage.

Posted by: HA at May 19, 2019 01:36 PM (MAstk)

196 Just woke up

Have I missed anything?
Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (PkVlr)
********
Sunday Morning ??

Posted by: Deep State is In DEEP SHIT at May 19, 2019 01:36 PM (BqBId)

197 Mr, Pecker,

I left the directions to Diogenes' house on the roof.

THe convention started last week.

Posted by: nurse ratched at May 19, 2019 01:36 PM (PkVlr)

198
Who gets sentenced TWO WEEKS in prison for a FEDERAL crime??

What kind of horseshit is that?

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 01:36 PM (SGnpG)

199 Uh ... don't almost all birds, except for owls, roost at night? Birds pretty much always operate under VFR.

I don't really get it either, they're acting like birds are moths and if they hit a wire, they die. They don't: they aren't moving fast enough and are light enough it doesn't hurt them very badly. That's why they can full speed it into your window and after being stunned a while, fly away.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:37 PM (39g3+)

200 His Tesla is not a "weekend" car. He puts about 400 miles a week on it. Its how he gets to work every day.

--

And that's exactly my point.

He does it all while owning another car for when he needs a real car.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:37 PM (EOEiY)

201 My 2016 Charger Hemi with variable valve timing and multiple displacement will AVAERAGE 27 mpg over the 300 mikes from home to the Gukld Shores. Thats with the AC running, three adults, and abiut 250lbs of luggage. I routinely get 23 mpg in the city going to/from work.

Fuck electric cars. My Hemi is an absolute blast to drive and its damned near as cheap to drive as the standard PoS import Honda charges out tje ass for.

Posted by: BifBewalski -sofa king we Todd did at May 19, 2019 01:37 PM (VcFUs)

202
Ever notice fowl and owl is almost the same word?

And bowl? Er, bowel, I mean.

Towel?
Posted by: Soothsayer

=======

My favorite is martial and marital.

There's also united and untied.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:38 PM (13CQC)

203 Trey Gowdy is all hat with no cattle.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at May 19, 2019 01:38 PM (Z+IKu)

204 Windmills were not invented as a general energy generator.

They are for milling grain (hence the name), pump water, and light up a red beacon on top of them as a high object warning to aircraft. These are the only practical function of windmills.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 01:38 PM (1g7ch)

205 All of us down at the Brattleboro Women's, Gay, Lesbian, and Tri-Gender Reproductive Hearth Clinic believe this is bad for the earth. Ripping this stuff outs of the earth is meen and distucterive. These shale plant things have a life too and we be must stop this now to save these things for all children of color.

Posted by: Mary Clogginstien from Brattleboro (aka: Obamaboro), VT at May 19, 2019 01:38 PM (qM84C)

206 Some of the arguments I hear against electric cars seem to be based on the idea that the market is fully mature instead of in it's infancy.

A hundred year-old infancy, mind you.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:39 PM (39g3+)

207 Posted by: Blago at May 19, 2019 01:16 PM (UfkIY)
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I like...
I also like...
what I find odd is a lot of my fellow conservatives...
I'm 100% against....
But I want...

Not many convincing facts about electric cars that I can see in that post.

Posted by: dDan at May 19, 2019 01:39 PM (hwYmz)

208 Didn't the Germans during WW2 use a charcoal burner to power their cars?

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Many people in the occupied countries did.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at May 19, 2019 01:39 PM (+y/Ru)

209 My 1968 Cadillac convertible with a 472 cubic inch V8 gets almost 18 MPG and I step on it all the time.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 01:39 PM (pw+jk)

210 And again, I like electric cars. I like assisted tech. I like toys, cars, and tech in general.

I don't like the fallacy that everyone wants, needs, or could use one if only the were $35,000 $39,000.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:40 PM (EOEiY)

211 Who gets sentenced TWO WEEKS in prison for a FEDERAL crime??

What kind of horseshit is that?"

Someone who was framed for a much more serious crime, except that the frame fell apart, so they were desperate to get something to avoid having to admit to the frame, so they ginned up something so light that they could get him to agree to plead guilty just to stop the bullshit attacks from coming.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 19, 2019 01:40 PM (V2Yro)

212 A hundred year-old infancy, mind you.

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Another $50 trillion and we'll have this war on poverty licked.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:40 PM (EOEiY)

213 Who gets sentenced TWO WEEKS in prison for a FEDERAL crime??



=====
Connected leftist. Every single time.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 01:41 PM (pw+jk)

214
Okay well, I'll just go with "L Lane vs B Dickus" Lisa is white. And if I go through life thinking that she walked into a common trap at move #34 when the opposite is true, I will hold you all responsible.

Posted by: Blonde Morticia at May 19, 2019 01:41 PM (13CQC)

215 >>A hundred year-old infancy, mind you.

Prior to a few years ago they were not developed as a replacement for the internal combustion engine and the amount of money poured into traditional compared to electric vehicles isn't even in the same universe. Electric vehicles were developed for unique, niche markets.

It's all about battery development.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 01:42 PM (/tuJf)

216 If I could buy a shiny new Tesla (or knock-off) for about $18k, it could happen.

Posted by: klaftern at May 19, 2019 01:43 PM (RuIsu)

217 209 My 1968 Cadillac convertible with a 472 cubic inch V8 gets almost 18 MPG and I step on it all the time.

Posted by: Jukin


and that is why electric cars will go the way of dinosaurs unless each of us have a mini-nuke in our garage to power them back up.

Posted by: BifBewalski -sofa king we Todd did at May 19, 2019 01:43 PM (VcFUs)

218 198


Who gets sentenced TWO WEEKS in prison for a FEDERAL crime??



What kind of horseshit is that?

Posted by: Soothsayer, A Journailst and a Climate Expert at May 19, 2019 01:36 PM (SGnpG)

+++About the same time you might spend in bed recuperating from a bad cold or flu.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 01:43 PM (EjlXc)

219 My 1968 Cadillac convertible with a 472 cubic inch V8 gets almost 18 MPG and I step on it all the time.


Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at May 19, 2019 01:39 PM (pw+jk)
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Oh man those were the days!

Posted by: Boots at May 19, 2019 01:43 PM (e9omi)

220 nice topic ... I had guessed a year or two back that shale profitability was around $42 .. but that chart shows it is a little lower as of 2018.

It does make sense that tech and the marginal unit thingy will improve profitability, but that might be offset to some degree by sources becoming harder to reach (assuming they tap they best reserves first).


And we haven't even started to TRY to tap the Atlantic or Pacific coasts, cuz ? ... global warming and acid rain ... or some such, I guess. AND we can still burn a lot of coal for power, which is also knee-capped by anti-American leftists (who don't mind China belching our raw soot so their slaves can produce cheap chit for US to buy on credit cards).


viva la revolucion ... cheap power is good for the masses.

Posted by: illiniwek at May 19, 2019 01:43 PM (Cus5s)

221 Has anyone done the math on what the electricity needs and costs would be if you assumed that every car on the road was replaced by electric cars tomorrow?

Well...let's do a little math.

270 million vehicles in the US.

Teslas require a 100A, 240V connection for a dual charger.

That's 24kw PER STATION.

So, let's say you only want to have charging stations for 30% of vehicles.

That's 1,944 gigawatts.

The current baseload generating capacity of the U.S. is....wait for it....around 1,000 gigawatts.

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at May 19, 2019 01:43 PM (8rjXi)

222 While we're here, a big problem electric cars have is that $40K cars compete with some really, really nice $40K cars that you can also drive to Grandma's for Christmas.

Or a $20K pretty nice Corolla (and $20K for gas) that can also be driven to Grandma's.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:44 PM (EOEiY)

223 Did I mention that Tesla charging station only work with Teslas?

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at May 19, 2019 01:44 PM (8rjXi)

224 116 Cradle to grave? Because if that accounts for refining the metal, transporting the supplies, etc. I'd be impressed.

There's always the problem of where to draw the boundary around 'energy inputs'. For example: do you include the food energy needed for the workers to produce the solar panels? The 'no' case: that food energy fuels people, not manufacturing. The 'yes' case: those solar panels don't get built without it. (I'm in the 'yes' camp in this example.) I honestly don't remember where those authors came down on the transportation issue. I do remember that they were excoriated by several 'rebuttal' articles for casting aspersions on the wonderfulness of solar panels by postulating an EROEI ~1 for them.

Posted by: crisis du jour at May 19, 2019 01:44 PM (L8DUW)

225 223
Did I mention that Tesla charging station only work with Teslas?

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at May 19, 2019 01:44 PM (8rjXi)

+++Oh, wow.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 01:46 PM (EjlXc)

226 Prior to a few years ago they were not developed as a replacement for the internal combustion engine and the amount of money poured into traditional compared to electric vehicles isn't even in the same universe.

Sure, there's a greater effort and more money being spent now but its not like battery research and efficiency has not increased over the interim. People were working on making better batteries and more readily rechargable ones long before this sudden push for electric cars.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:46 PM (39g3+)

227 https://tinyurl.com/y49n7k9y
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at May 19, 2019 12:39 PM (aKsyK)

That guy's cri de coeur is a priceless example of the liberal genre. I think he was having his period when he wrote this POS.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at May 19, 2019 01:46 PM (if8r4)

228 (221) Add in all of the Cu/Al conductors to distribute said juice. Slide rule time...

Posted by: klaftern at May 19, 2019 01:46 PM (RuIsu)

229 201 My 2016 Charger Hemi with variable valve timing and multiple displacement will AVAERAGE 27 mpg over the 300 mikes from home to the Gukld Shores. Thats with the AC running, three adults, and abiut 250lbs of luggage. I routinely get 23 mpg in the city going to/from work.

Fuck electric cars. My Hemi is an absolute blast to drive and its damned near as cheap to drive as the standard PoS import Honda charges out tje ass for.

Posted by: BifBewalski -sofa king we Todd did at May 19, 2019 01:37 PM (VcFUs)



You have to admit that Charger would be a good name for an electric car, though.

Posted by: rickl at May 19, 2019 01:47 PM (sdi6R)

230 I do remember that they were excoriated by several 'rebuttal' articles for casting aspersions on the wonderfulness of solar panels by postulating an EROEI ~1 for them.

Solar panels are fine for augmenting generation capacity. Where there is sun. If you are a commie in Vermont or the Seattle soviet, shut up.

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at May 19, 2019 01:47 PM (8rjXi)

231 How many businesses start up without any debt? I would think not many.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 19, 2019 01:48 PM (ycWCI)

232 There's always the problem of where to draw the boundary around 'energy inputs'.

Yeah if you're going to compare energy efficiency between electric and gas you have to be fair and use the same metric for both sides. If you include the construction costs and time for the whole car, you have to do it for both.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:48 PM (39g3+)

233 If I could buy a shiny new Tesla (or knock-off) for about $18k, it could happen.

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That's the other thing. Go to craigslist and search for used Nissan Leafs. $40K cars with 25K-50K miles are all over the place for $10-15K.

https://bit.ly/30yszca

It's almost like people aren't willing to trade the inconvenience of having an interesting but marginally useful toy for the expense of replacing the batteries.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:48 PM (EOEiY)

234 http://bit.ly/2WS1SNC
*******
Gowdy: FBI Has Papadopoulos Transcripts That Are Potential 'Game-Changer' | The Daily Caller
Posted by: Deep State is In DEEP SHIT at May 19, 2019 01:29 PM (BqBId)


Transcripts from when he went to the FBI and complained that, weird as it may seem, people wer

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 01:49 PM (1g7ch)

235 That's a five year old model, btw.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:49 PM (EOEiY)

236 Colorado's rich in gas and oil (not shale) and a majority (read: Denver metro) of voters in the state want it closed down.

Posted by: Les Kinetic at May 19, 2019 01:49 PM (5+4v7)

237 Transcripts from when he went to the FBI and complained that, weird as it may seem, people were spying on him?

Posted by: Burnt Toast at May 19, 2019 01:49 PM (1g7ch)

238 174 I find it hilarious not only was Obama's Volt killed, but they ended up closing the factory where it was made.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - The Media Controls the Whether Machines at May 19, 2019 01:30 PM (lPsvG)


There's a fancy literary term for that.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:51 PM (7cJE3)

239 Sure, there's a greater effort and more money being
spent now but its not like battery research and efficiency has not
increased over the interim. People were working on making better
batteries and more readily rechargable ones long before this sudden push
for electric cars.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:46 PM (39g3+)

++++I don't even trust batteries now. Twice I've had a car battery die dead while still under warranty. That's fine and dandy that I didn't have to buy a new one. However, the inconvenience that ensued was time-consuming and annoying, and once put other people in a jam because I was unable to be present as scheduled.

Posted by: washrivergal at May 19, 2019 01:51 PM (EjlXc)

240 @ELINTNews

#BREAKING: More reports the US Embassy in Baghdad is under mortar attack as we speak

Posted by: Tami at May 19, 2019 01:51 PM (cF8AT)

241 Yeah remember, when you buy an electric car, the 10k expense of the batteries looms on the near horizon. Have you ever seen a used electric car for sale? Anywhere?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at May 19, 2019 01:51 PM (39g3+)

242 There's always the problem of where to draw the boundary around 'energy inputs'. For example: do you include the food energy needed for the workers to produce the solar panels? The 'no' case: that food energy fuels people, not manufacturing. The 'yes' case: those solar panels don't get built without it. (I'm in the 'yes' camp in this example.)

--

I'm fine with either, but it has to be the same for both items being compared.

I'm just sort of wondering how many months, and using how many acres of the same solar panels, it would take to run one solar panel factory for one eight hour shift.

Posted by: Moron Robbie remembers when painting your face as a caricature of a minority was wrong at May 19, 2019 01:52 PM (EOEiY)

243 236 Colorado's rich in gas and oil (not shale) and a majority (read: Denver metro) of voters in the state want it closed down.

Posted by: Les Kinetic at May 19, 2019 01:49 PM (5+4v7)


I consider CO and NY a reserve.
If we do start running low we will raid them.

Posted by: Braenyard at May 19, 2019 01:53 PM (7cJE3)

244 >>Sure, there's a greater effort and more money being spent now but its not like battery research and efficiency has not increased over the interim. People were working on making better batteries and more readily rechargable ones long before this sudden push for electric cars.

As I said above, solar energy is gated by the same problem as electric vehicles and there is an arms race type effort being put on battery technology right now that dwarfs previous investments.

So much of what we do in modern life like laptops, tablets, cell phones, etc., is battery dependent and the demand for more power, longer life and smaller footprint is increasing in leaps and bounds.

Over 30% of homes in Australia get at least some of their energy from solar and the number is growing rapidly. China is by far the biggest overall user of solar and the developing world is using it in increasing amounts. Hell, Saudi Arabia is building the biggest solar farm in the world to power their new city of the future.

When the economics of electric vehicles increases so will the popularity. It's not magic, just math.

Posted by: JackStraw at May 19, 2019 01:53 PM (/tuJf)

245 And that's exactly my point.

He does i