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Title: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: A.J. Bauer on December 02, 2015, 08:29:39 AM
I rubbed my left eye this morning and it sounded like a Geiger Counter.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 02, 2015, 11:17:19 AM
I have a notepad at work where I scribble down notes all going in random directions when people call me as I'll only forget anything important they say. One day in the far future some archaeologist is going to find it and make a lot of wrong conclussions about how we lived.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Raffine on December 02, 2015, 11:24:30 AM
Last night I dreamed I was driving what I thought was an electric car. Turned out it wasn't, so I had to put some gas in the tank. There was a little white doggie riding shotgun, by the way.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 02, 2015, 01:08:25 PM
So this octopus was complaining about humans using base 10 for the number system, and a squid wheeled by on a hoverboard, yelled 'HAH!" and drove away laughing.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on December 02, 2015, 02:41:37 PM
All I want to do is dang a long ding my ding dang dang a long.
-Ed


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: alandhopewell on December 02, 2015, 03:53:45 PM
     Alex Trebek has no upper lip.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 02, 2015, 04:21:19 PM
Alex Trebek's mustache emigrated to Poland to be near sausage.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 02, 2015, 06:33:29 PM
I think my thumb is getting larger . . .


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 02, 2015, 10:32:48 PM
Gotta clean out the car tomorrow.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on December 03, 2015, 01:05:49 AM
All of you actually should care about this statement: I have clean undies on today.

How long they'll stay that way is another matter entirely :buggedout: :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 03, 2015, 07:31:19 AM
Why do some ice cubes fall out of the tray in one piece, while others splinter into fragments?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Derf on December 03, 2015, 08:04:53 AM
I exist (which, sadly, few people care about). Aaaaaaaaand now I'm depressed...  :lookingup: :tongueout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on December 03, 2015, 08:23:32 AM
I exist (which, sadly, few people care about).

We care.  :smile:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: diamondwaspvenom on December 03, 2015, 09:46:22 AM
I like stories.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 03, 2015, 10:57:31 AM
Mungo Jerry did a song about the end of summer. It too, sucked.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on December 03, 2015, 01:46:36 PM
I feel like fish are an integral part of great art.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 07, 2015, 06:34:48 PM
I want wind chimes that can actually destroy potted plants with sonic vibrations.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 07, 2015, 08:46:21 PM
I really don't see how the AT8533 power module is supposed to work, unless it's not really a power module, but an XLR adaptor...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 08, 2015, 06:24:40 AM
That red-haired girl at CVS looked bored stacking competing brands of pregnancy tests.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 08, 2015, 10:46:01 AM
I want a torpedo boat, a monster to attack with it, and a hot chick to cheer me on. No, I don't care if everyone else wants that.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 09, 2015, 10:06:18 AM
The noise from the building site across the road from my office is p**sing me off.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 09, 2015, 02:50:19 PM
The smell from the Crematory next door is making me hungry.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: El Misfit on December 11, 2015, 05:22:46 PM
The airplanes are flying a bit lower than usual over my house.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 11, 2015, 05:25:40 PM
I shaved my face.
Now I'm cold.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on December 11, 2015, 11:58:31 PM
My ass smells like s**t.
No-really-I leaned over to tie my shoes-I could smell my own ass-I had been drinking for 2 days without a shower-I could smell my own funk.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 12, 2015, 06:43:18 AM
Now where are the 5/8" bolts?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Raffine on December 12, 2015, 10:46:40 AM
I'm washing all my dirty white socks. From the looks of the water I'm gonna have to run them through the washer at least one more time. For some reason I thought about Trevor and his underpants. Hello, Trevor!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on December 12, 2015, 11:05:04 AM
I was on the CHFB-and Tom Weaver callled Bela Lugosi Bela Drugosi-that p**sed me off and I pulled his card on it. :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Raffine on December 12, 2015, 11:18:06 AM
I was on the CHFB-and Tom Weaver callled Bela Lugosi Bela Drugosi-that p**sed me off and I pulled his card on it. :hatred:

Good for you!

I've always liked Tom but he can be a real jerk.

Sometimes I wonder if her actually likes horror movies!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Raffine on December 12, 2015, 11:26:03 AM
This one time when I was a kid this guy stopped at a local restaurant and everybody thought he was Tony Orlando. He  signed autographs as "Tony Orlando" and even got his picture in the paper under the headline "TONY ORLANDO HAS BREAKFAST AT REID'S RESTAURANT!".

Turns out it wasn't Tony Orlando but some fake Tony Orlando. As far as I know the fake Tony Orlando is still on the loose - perhaps in YOUR town . . .



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 12, 2015, 11:54:54 AM
Last night, I was listening to Boom Boom by Trio, when I heard an explosion off in the distance... :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 12, 2015, 07:11:57 PM
Gotta change the filter on the furnace.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on December 13, 2015, 09:18:10 AM
This one time when I was a kid this guy stopped at a local restaurant and everybody thought he was Tony Orlando. He  signed autographs as "Tony Orlando" and even got his picture in the paper under the headline "TONY ORLANDO HAS BREAKFAST AT REID'S RESTAURANT!".

Turns out it wasn't Tony Orlando but some fake Tony Orlando. As far as I know the fake Tony Orlando is still on the loose - perhaps in YOUR town . . .



How can I NOT care about the possibility that a fake Tony Orlando may be on the loose in my town? *shudder*


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 13, 2015, 03:25:31 PM
I have to clean my shoes.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Gene Worm on December 13, 2015, 03:36:21 PM
I finally defeated "Rare Akuma" in M.U.G.E.N. with a melee-attack only character.

Rare Akuma is the green-clothed man that shoots a ton of skulls.
! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_P4nr53_WwE#)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 14, 2015, 02:16:35 PM
If randomness reaches infinity, will we notice it, or just keep playing the lottery?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 15, 2015, 10:23:41 PM
I need to rotate my tires.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 15, 2015, 11:49:14 PM
I keep thinking 1984 was made in 1986...
I think I saw 1984 in 1985...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 16, 2015, 07:05:02 AM
The emergency sprill must be released . . . but do not unfasten your safety belts!!!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 16, 2015, 12:18:28 PM
I brought my own mike.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 16, 2015, 01:01:26 PM
When the cat's away, the mice will play, because they hired the Doberman next door as a bouncer.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on December 16, 2015, 03:10:02 PM
My local Ford dealer's service is inadequate.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 16, 2015, 05:09:52 PM
I keep hearing that intro to Christmas In Hollis by Run-DMC, and it's not helping my DTs!
They cut out the lyrics, so for some reason, I keep expecting Falco to come in & start rapping...
Either that, or I expect it to segueway into Yes by Morphine...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 17, 2015, 03:09:15 AM
My wife was seeing her best friend off this morning to the airport so I didn't get my usual hugs before leaving for work.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 17, 2015, 06:03:32 AM
The candy bars are blooming like honey blurbs of azure wabblestock.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on December 17, 2015, 06:29:04 AM
My local Ford dealer's service is inadequate.


Just be glad these people are not anywhere near you:  :buggedout: :buggedout:

www.carservicecity.net (http://www.carservicecity.net): messed up my previous car big time and took Mom's car for a thirty mile joy ride.  :thumbdown:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 17, 2015, 03:45:32 PM
When paranoids meet each other, do they suddenly feel secure?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 28, 2015, 02:03:59 PM
RIP Meadowlark Lemon


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on December 28, 2015, 04:58:31 PM
It seems that I woke up again this morning. I hope to break this habit someday.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 28, 2015, 05:33:47 PM
When you get a haircut, it pays to cut a whole bunch of 'em! All at once!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 28, 2015, 08:20:06 PM
RIP Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 29, 2015, 04:52:01 PM
I'm planning my first underground lair. What carpet should I buy, fire proof or fire absorbent?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 29, 2015, 07:35:41 PM
Armadillos only  give birth to identical quadruplets.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 29, 2015, 07:43:41 PM
YUP!
https://www.vice.com/read/richmond-100-guide-dc-richmond (https://www.vice.com/read/richmond-100-guide-dc-richmond)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Raffine on December 30, 2015, 11:34:24 AM
Crows have regional accents and dialects.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 30, 2015, 01:38:41 PM
How many puddle-jumpers could a puddle-jumper jump if a puddle-jumper could jump puddles?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on December 30, 2015, 04:20:54 PM
I thought that I did, but on second thought, I guess I didn't.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Raffine on December 30, 2015, 05:29:01 PM
Armadillos only  give birth to identical quadruplets.


Armadillos are know carriers of leprosy. When annoyed or provoked they can even spit leprosy-laden loogies right in your face.

In other news: There has been a rash of leprosy cases in Florida.

http://www.newsweek.com/spitting-armadillos-blamed-floridas-emerging-leprosy-problem-356823 (http://www.newsweek.com/spitting-armadillos-blamed-floridas-emerging-leprosy-problem-356823)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Derf on December 31, 2015, 08:28:41 AM
Crows have regional accents and dialects.

Without my glasses, I first read this as CLOWNS have regional accents and dialects. Which, I suppose, is also true.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Derf on December 31, 2015, 08:30:15 AM
The other day, my wife and I stopped at a convenience store for a bathroom break, and when we returned to the car, a dog had peed on the tire.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 31, 2015, 03:09:54 PM
How about instead of "dropping the ball", we "raise the bar"?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 31, 2015, 10:24:26 PM
RIP Wayne Rogers


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 03, 2016, 12:01:24 AM
Just bought a Vivitar 410 for selfies & STAs, & found that lighting is a bigger issue than I expected...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 03, 2016, 12:37:57 AM
I saw an arrowhead-shaped poop this week . . .  :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 03, 2016, 01:19:29 AM
I saw an arrowhead-shaped poop this week . . .  :teddyr:

Does this mean Trevor is stockpiling weapons?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Derf on January 03, 2016, 08:00:26 AM
I saw an arrowhead-shaped poop this week . . .  :teddyr:

Does this mean Trevor is stockpiling weapons?

Trevor's undies are already weapons of ass destruction...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on January 03, 2016, 10:04:29 AM
I saw an arrowhead-shaped poop this week . . .  :teddyr:

Does this mean Trevor is stockpiling weapons?

Trevor's undies are already weapons of ass destruction...

As long it is contained in the rear,we wont have a turd front!  :lookingup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on January 04, 2016, 01:26:26 AM
I saw an arrowhead-shaped poop this week . . .  :teddyr:

Does this mean Trevor is stockpiling weapons?

 :buggedout: +  :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on January 04, 2016, 01:27:21 AM
I saw an arrowhead-shaped poop this week . . .  :teddyr:

Does this mean Trevor is stockpiling weapons?

Trevor's undies are already weapons of ass destruction...

 :buggedout: +  :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

My a$$ knows all about it, believe me  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 04, 2016, 02:16:32 PM
TREVOR...the butt of one joke, and he's okay with that.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on January 05, 2016, 01:16:08 AM
TREVOR...the butt of one joke, and he's okay with that.

Indeed.  :teddyr: :thumbup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 05, 2016, 07:28:04 PM
TREVOR...the butt of one joke, and he's okay with that.

Based on the state of his undies, I think he was so upset that he s**t a brick.  :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on January 05, 2016, 08:19:43 PM
every country should burn down its Saudi embassy


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 05, 2016, 08:31:54 PM
I got in my first Twitter War tonight! :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on January 06, 2016, 01:41:23 AM
TREVOR...the butt of one joke, and he's okay with that.

Based on the state of his undies, I think he was so upset that he s**t a brick.  :bouncegiggle:

That's why I had problems driving to work this morning  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 08, 2016, 01:52:18 PM
A happy Elvis Presley's birthday to all!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 08, 2016, 02:46:41 PM
I found a hunka hunka burnin' love on my lawn. It burns blue, like methane.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 08, 2016, 09:32:11 PM
The sound of my toilet running keeps me awake at night.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on January 09, 2016, 01:36:00 AM
This happened when I was in High School in 1980

http://youtu.be/eE7PXGrRup0 (http://youtu.be/eE7PXGrRup0)

that tornado hit us in Lawton before it hit Kzoo.
Me and Rick Specht jumped in his 68 Ford and headed for the swamps! The low ground.
We were really drunk on my neighbors homemade wine-and we did that before we went to class-out in the parking lot-we usta smoke and drink.
The tornado hit and me and Rick jumped in his truck and booked.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 11, 2016, 11:16:45 AM
If I had a terrarium for a lizard, yes it would have tanks and army men in it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on January 11, 2016, 06:09:40 PM
I care about almost 40% of the statements posted on this thread.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 11, 2016, 06:13:38 PM
I hear Kanye West has another album.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 11, 2016, 06:28:02 PM
I hear Kanye West has another album.
I hear, and care not. Of the Sith he is.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 11, 2016, 06:50:00 PM
I made the final payment on my trip to Israel today!  Come March 9, I am Tel Aviv bound!!! :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on January 11, 2016, 06:58:53 PM
I made the final payment on my trip to Israel today!  Come March 9, I am Tel Aviv bound!!! :cheers:
Got room for a South African in your luggage? ;)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 12, 2016, 05:55:47 PM
I hear Kanye West has another album.
I hear, and care not. Of the Sith he is.

Well, this thread is about making a statement about SOMETHING NOBODY SHOULD CARE ABOUT. Can't imagine anyone caring about Kanye and his albums. I don't.

Am I misunderstanding the point of this thread?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Derf on January 13, 2016, 07:56:04 AM
I hear Kanye West has another album.
I hear, and care not. Of the Sith he is.

Well, this thread is about making a statement about SOMETHING NOBODY SHOULD CARE ABOUT. Can't imagine anyone caring about Kanye and his albums. I don't.

Am I misunderstanding the point of this thread?

No, sir, you are not misunderstanding. And for the record, I care not that Flangepart cares not about caring that others care not about Kanye West's new album. Now if ADAM West were to come out with an album, then I might care.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 13, 2016, 07:03:39 PM
Then again, sometimes you can get rid of a bomb.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 13, 2016, 10:07:09 PM
For the second time in my life, I bought a lottery ticket today.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 13, 2016, 10:13:52 PM
Somebody around town has been stealing people's dogs for a week or so, then bringing them back... :question: :thumbdown: :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on January 14, 2016, 04:02:27 AM
I am switching to wearing panties this year  :buggedout: :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: BoyScoutKevin on January 14, 2016, 06:11:14 PM
I am switching to wearing panties this year  :buggedout: :wink:

briefs
--classic
--high-cut
--control
hipsters
boyshorts
bikini
tanga
--thong
--G-string

And let's not talk about material, but . . .?!

Materials
--cotton
--lace
--latex
--leather
--lycra
--mesh
--nylon
--polyester
--PVC
--rawhide
--satin
--silk
--or tooth floss, if someone gets hungry.

And, if you want a tip to be hip, then check out Lady Sylvia Marsh's (Amanda Donohoe) in "Lair of the White Worm's" fashion sense.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 14, 2016, 09:01:42 PM
I am switching to wearing panties this year  :buggedout: :wink:

Yes, but are you going for comfort or for style?

I'd recommend comfort and, in your case, cotton. Nothing worse than skid marks on nylon tricot.
 :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on January 15, 2016, 03:41:56 PM
No one liked Lindsey graham why would anyone care who he endorsed? The press baffles me


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 15, 2016, 04:09:52 PM
The problem with reality, as I see it, is the inconsistency.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on January 15, 2016, 06:05:06 PM
The company just spent days reseeding some property next to my offce and now the birds have eaten it all.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 15, 2016, 07:31:52 PM
So, corrupt former Gov Bob McDonnell & murderer Ricky Gray get new appeals on the some day. What's the word I'm looking for; That thing Pontius Pilate did? :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on January 15, 2016, 07:57:10 PM
Bruce Jenner was a great athlete. decathalon you do ten things and he was better at it than anyone else in the world

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decathlon

Day 1

    100 metres
    Long jump
    Shot put
    High jump
    400 metres

   

Day 2

    110 metres hurdles
    Discus throw
    Pole vault
    Javelin throw
    1500 metres


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 15, 2016, 11:49:55 PM
I'm a crawling kingsnake and I rule my den!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 15, 2016, 11:53:20 PM
I'm a crawling kingsnake and I rule my den!

TMI, Indie. TMI.   :twirl:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on January 16, 2016, 12:24:44 AM
Based on today's performance I have a ways to go before I roll my way into the semis.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 17, 2016, 11:46:45 AM
Rejoice, the quest may bring happiness.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on January 17, 2016, 12:34:59 PM
it should be Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Ought Care About


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on January 17, 2016, 02:20:00 PM
'If you will it, it is no dream," Theodor Herzl.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 17, 2016, 02:21:51 PM
Pouring battery acid on kittens is just mean.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 17, 2016, 02:57:55 PM
Rejoice, the quest may bring happiness.

A rose in a cow pasture  is still a rose, just watch your step.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 17, 2016, 08:19:05 PM
And never step on a pregnant alligator!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 17, 2016, 11:35:36 PM
Anybody else ever notice that impersonators tend to get Moe Howard's hair wrong?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 20, 2016, 01:00:21 PM
The Mugwump is a lumpy beast, a living fleshy stump.
Pale, round and noisy too, a lot like Donald Trump.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 21, 2016, 05:40:06 PM
Ice just doesn't have that same crunch it used to have in 1979.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 21, 2016, 06:13:41 PM
I got my shipment of books in today! Fully stocked and ready to do some more book signings!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 22, 2016, 12:49:32 PM
I wonder if they'd let me market "meat jerky" called Not Soylent Green?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 23, 2016, 11:48:28 PM
I keep seeing some car ad, where they play Eminence Front by The Who.... :question: :question: :question: Are they saying, "It's a put on"????? :question: :question: :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on January 24, 2016, 08:12:51 AM
Since starting a challange last year to see if I could make a full collection of James Bond movies only buying them second hand and for less than £5 I've managed to pick up copies of Dr No, Diamonds Are Forever, Live & Let Die, The Man With The Golden Gun, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace & Skyfall.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 24, 2016, 02:47:18 PM
Dr. Diamonds Live the Moonraker for Tomorrow the Die Casino Quantum Skyfall.   

much better than No Forever Die Gun Moonraker Only Dies Enough Day Royal Quantum Skyfall.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on January 24, 2016, 02:56:04 PM
I now wonder if I noticed Joe Turkel was in THE SHINING for the first time twice.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 26, 2016, 02:51:05 PM
It's not how long you make it, it's preventing the screams from waking the neighbors.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on January 27, 2016, 06:10:00 PM
I almost never write or type the word "Whale"


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 28, 2016, 12:20:28 PM
I'm a little surprised there haven't been more Kylo Ren & Stimpy jokes...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 28, 2016, 12:22:32 PM
I almost never write or type the word "Whale"
Great.... Now you've got me thinkin' about that song "Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe".............


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 28, 2016, 05:39:44 PM
I can't help thinking "My City Was Gone" by The Pretenders would've sounded completely different if Devo had done it.....
I'm thinking it would've been a happy song called "Good Riddance".


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 28, 2016, 08:46:27 PM
I will enjoy the GOP Debate much more without that swaggering bully Donald Trump on the stage.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 28, 2016, 11:25:16 PM
Why is everything made out of black plastic nowadays?
The next clock, camera, computer, phone, tv, etc, that I buy, I want it to be made out of clear plastic, with glow in the dark buttons.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on January 29, 2016, 05:13:12 AM
I am supposed to be making a speech at a dinner tonight. Should be about 5 minutes long. So far I have 7 lines written.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 29, 2016, 02:23:41 PM
Just how do you do wakka do, and how many times should you do wakka do it?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 29, 2016, 02:36:52 PM
It just doesn't sound right when a radio news person says, "A college student is dead following a check on traffic & weather"......


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 01, 2016, 06:38:00 PM
The worm may turn, but as worm's are a-political...who cares?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 04, 2016, 11:47:24 AM
As I watched my daughter's mice fight over which one got to use the chew stone first, I thought of how that was the most important thing in the world to them, but to the rest of existence, it didn't matter a hill of beans. Maybe that's how anything we do here on this planet is when laid against the scale of the universe.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on February 04, 2016, 05:20:18 PM
My agenda tonight is simple: Grill ribs, eat them, write next chapter of my current WIP.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 05, 2016, 03:10:22 PM
Will the past be present in the future?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on February 05, 2016, 04:06:31 PM
I hear there's talk of a Bucky Larson reboot by J.J. Abrams.  :buggedout: :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on February 05, 2016, 04:53:14 PM
My agenda tonight is simple: Grill ribs, eat them, write next chapter of my current WIP.

Cool, you're writing a women-in-prison script! About time you got done with all that religious stuff.

Netflix seems to have moved me to the 2-DVDs-at-a-time plan without me asking or paying extra. Kind of nice of them, though I suspect it's just that  their database is probably screwed up.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 05, 2016, 05:02:07 PM
I don't have the discipline to write down my ideas for films, so I've been vlogging them... :lookingup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Derf on February 05, 2016, 09:56:33 PM
For the second time in my life, I was informed that someone I know is a murderer. The first was in grad school when, shortly after graduating, I learned that my linguistics professor killed his wife, who was planning to leave the state with their daughter. Today, I learned that one of the people that goes to my church (I won't call him a Christian since he never behaved like one--something has always been a bit off about him) murdered a little old lady. He has a wife with 3 kids, 2 of whom are still teenagers living at home (none are his). I don't ever want to hear of someone I know personally committing such a heinous act ever again.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on February 05, 2016, 10:08:02 PM
My agenda tonight is simple: Grill ribs, eat them, write next chapter of my current WIP.

Cool, you're writing a women-in-prison script! About time you got done with all that religious stuff.


Oddly enough, I meant "Work In Progress" - but my current work in progress does, in fact, involve a woman who spends several chapters in a horrible prison in a cave in the Egyptian desert.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on February 06, 2016, 10:02:17 PM
that sounds hot


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on February 07, 2016, 12:15:47 AM
My ass smells like s**t.
 :bluesad:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 07, 2016, 12:23:38 PM
Why is it that everytime I order a set of thermals online, eBay thinks I'd be interested in a set of @$$less panties? :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 08, 2016, 06:49:17 AM
Why is it that everytime I order a set of thermals online, eBay thinks I'd be interested in a set of @$$less panties? :hatred:

 :teddyr: :teddyr:

Send them to me  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 08, 2016, 06:50:07 AM
My feet hurt: not the bottoms, but the tops. Strange.  :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on February 08, 2016, 08:53:43 AM
I need to check the water softener.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 08, 2016, 01:38:41 PM
Should we call the freezer in the refrigerator the 'water hardener?'


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 12, 2016, 10:43:19 AM
Edie: "You should come to Sabbath service with me tonight. We're having a special speaker from Israel, and you haven't come in ages."

Me: "It's just that it's Lent, Edie, and if I go into a Jewish temple now I'm afraid I might catch fire or something."

Edie: "Ironically the talk is on how there is no Hell."

Me: "Then I guess this speaker has never been to the license bureau on a weekend."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 12, 2016, 11:27:17 AM
Polly Waddle doodle...all day? All stinkin' day? That slut...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 12, 2016, 02:26:37 PM
From a man of Confederate Heritage, I would like to say Happy Birthday to the First Republican! :)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 14, 2016, 04:51:34 PM
Be kind to your web footed friends, for a duck may be somebodies mother....not sure exactly who, mind you...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 14, 2016, 10:43:43 PM
I forgot what "Quantitative Easing" means...
Or where I heard it...
And I have absolutely no idea why I'm thinking about it...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on February 15, 2016, 08:40:29 AM
I forgot what "Quantitative Easing" means...
Or where I heard it...
And I have absolutely no idea why I'm thinking about it...

QE is when a central bank buys securities in order to drive down interest rates. It stimulates the economy in the short term.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 15, 2016, 01:24:18 PM
Happie Presidents' Day! :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on February 15, 2016, 06:13:31 PM
I think I ate too much, but, DAMN, it was worth the pain!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 15, 2016, 10:19:24 PM
RIP Denise Matthews, AKA Vanity


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 16, 2016, 07:58:54 PM
Cheddar cheese, polk salad, and my next door neighbor...which two of these three go together?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 23, 2016, 09:29:33 AM
So....our dishwasher has this design flaw called "it's getting old" that leaves it with these gaps that let forks and other utensils fall down out of the little basket and hang in space, caught by the very end so that the rack won't slide in or out until the item that's caught is removed. It makes you have to fully lift the sliding rack itself and work out the stuck object, and it's kind of a big deal in a not that big a deal way.

Today I was trying to pull out a spoon, and naturally, it being like 5:00 AM, the spoon fell into the no man's land between the silverwear tray and the lower portion of the dishwasher itself.

Being 5:00 AM, I didn't feel like lifting the whole shelf and making noise, so I rolled the dice and tried working my hand into the space between the rack and the bottom. Leaning forward in a contorted stance like that, I clutched the spoon just fine but then found my hand was stuck. I mean really stuck. Like no matter how I tugged it stayed stuck kind of stuck.

So I stood there in this undignified pose, thinking, "why did my parents have to meet?" and actually had to (oh the humiliation) get my three-year-old to go wake her daddy up, and rescue me from my crazy plight, all before sunrise.

So help me God, that schlocky dishwasher goes this very week!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on February 23, 2016, 12:41:02 PM
Yesterday I was up at 430, dressed, went to gym, exercised in a group,  changed, went to work, trained two people, worked all day, got home at 630 discovering I HAD WORN TWO DIFFERENT SNEAKERS THE WHOLE TIME.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 23, 2016, 01:37:44 PM

So help me God, that schlocky dishwasher goes this very week!

Three things you should do.
1: Take it to a shooting range.
2: have at it with what ever boom stick ya got.
3: enjoy the catharsis.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 23, 2016, 08:56:26 PM
He also didn't smother under his stuffed animals as a baby, Clare. Stuffed animals are pretty darn safe. (Sorry, had to add that too)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on February 24, 2016, 09:08:24 AM
The good thing about everyone else in the office being off sick is that I have a free hand in what music gets played (currently Blue Oyster Cult).


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 24, 2016, 01:32:36 PM
The good thing about everyone else in the office being off sick is that I have a free hand in what music gets played (currently Blue Oyster Cult).
You better start the day with GODZILLA, cause ya know...tradition.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on February 24, 2016, 11:54:22 PM
I have a Tumblr blog.

http://ronaldcmerchant.tumblr.com/ (http://ronaldcmerchant.tumblr.com/)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 25, 2016, 10:06:56 AM

So help me God, that schlocky dishwasher goes this very week!

Three things you should do.
1: Take it to a shooting range.
2: have at it with what ever boom stick ya got.
3: enjoy the catharsis.

I've been trying to work out a Viking funeral angle.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 25, 2016, 10:08:40 AM
Daggone this fresh outa the dryer laundry smells good this morning!! Maybe I should let my four-year-old pick out the detergent more often!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 26, 2016, 12:03:42 PM

So help me God, that schlocky dishwasher goes this very week!

Three things you should do.
1: Take it to a shooting range.
2: have at it with what ever boom stick ya got.
3: enjoy the catharsis.

I've been trying to work out a Viking funeral angle.
Cool! Make a vid. Like these guys did.
https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=Shooting+broken+appliences&ei=UTF-8&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 26, 2016, 05:15:12 PM
I've hidden the Fallout 4 disc til Monday.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 27, 2016, 01:48:35 PM
I'm getting sick of networking all the time & never actually doing anything.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 28, 2016, 08:10:35 PM
Trying to get my paws on some footage from my most recent work, which I just found out the director decided to scrap & start all over...  :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 29, 2016, 09:48:48 AM
The new intern says her great-grandfather fought in the German army in World War Two, and lost a leg to frostbite in Russia.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 29, 2016, 02:22:28 PM
Ouch! One more proof that war is hell.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on March 01, 2016, 12:20:49 AM
My mother in law's dog is named Ali, but I call her the Booger . . .
or the worst dog in the history of the planet, for short. :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on March 01, 2016, 08:03:00 AM
I am going film hunting tomorrow: anyone want to come and join in?*

*Physical labor is required.  :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on March 01, 2016, 09:14:26 AM
I am going film hunting tomorrow: anyone want to come and join in?*

*Physical labor is required.  :teddyr:


YES!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 01, 2016, 01:41:22 PM
I refuse to treat reality with the respect it demands.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on March 01, 2016, 01:56:08 PM
Everywhere I go in my apartment, I smell cat poo.

I don't own a cat!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 02, 2016, 07:47:14 PM
Why are there no fat vampires? Is it the liquid diet?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 03, 2016, 12:10:47 AM
Why are there no fat vampires? Is it the liquid diet?

There was a morbidly obese vampire in Blade.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 03, 2016, 09:50:57 AM
I've been audited every year in this century save two.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on March 04, 2016, 08:02:40 AM
I am dirty. My bath is calling me.  :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 04, 2016, 11:11:13 AM
In a text my badly hungover friend just called me a "half-Mick shant." I've never been called a "half-Mick shant" before. I'm not sure what it...

Oh, OK. I looked it up. Shantytown Irish? We weren't shantytown Irish, we stuck it out over there, lol.

I swear, you take someone's credit card when they're too drunk to drive, use it to pay her a taxi and have her car towed so it won't get broken into in a bad neighborhood, and as thanks she insults your mother's people.

Just no reward for courtesy anymore. Wonder if I'm still invited to the bar mitzvah?  :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 06, 2016, 03:23:57 PM
RIP Nancy Reagan.
Two weeks til spring....


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on March 06, 2016, 03:51:30 PM
Shelley Duvall and Ringo Starr were never married.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 07, 2016, 09:47:41 AM
For some reason our stove tilts slightly backward and left, and has all the time we've lived here, and yet we've never tried to fix that or see why it does. It's not that big a deal in most cases, except when you try to fry an egg, the egg runs to the side, and that's annoying.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 07, 2016, 01:01:13 PM
The tiniest minds make the loudest noise.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on March 07, 2016, 01:30:34 PM
The tiniest minds make the loudest noise.

Amen, brother!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 08, 2016, 08:10:00 AM
My grandpa loathed Frank Sinatra, because he said during World War Two 4-F Sinatra stayed home and bragged about bedding the wives and girlfriends of GIs off fighting for their country. He never forgave Sinatra for that. I was just randomly thinking about that this morning.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 08, 2016, 08:30:19 PM
My grandpa loathed Frank Sinatra, because he said during World War Two 4-F Sinatra stayed home and bragged about bedding the wives and girlfriends of GIs off fighting for their country. He never forgave Sinatra for that. I was just randomly thinking about that this morning.

My stepfather was a Navy Airman in the war. He kept getting moved into one form or another of "advanced training" which kept him out of active combat.
That doesn't mean he skated through it; There were more than a few gruesome accidents he had to help clean up.

Anyway, after the war, he went to dental school, & became a dentist for 50yrs.
One of his instructors was an avowed pacifist, who believed that the US should have just given Hawaii to Japan & stayed out of the war.

One of my stepdad's classmates was an ex Marine who had been to Iwo Jima, and enjoyed picking on this one professor. (Most of hist classmates were veterans.)

So, one day, the professor was going to teach these future dentists how to melt down & purify gold in order to make fillings & crowns, AND incidentally, asked the students if they could procure their own in order to save the school some money.
The ex Marine showed up that day with a bag full of gold teeth. The professor wanted to know where he had gotten them, and well, I don't want to go into too much detail, but the ex Marine went on to explain how he had retrieved them from fallen Japanese on Iwo Jima.

The pacifist professor was appalled, which amused all the veterans.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 09, 2016, 12:15:49 PM
Oh, Lord was that a brutal war.
The Japanese set the standard by how they treated prisoners and other non-Japanese, so that was the Imperial Military's payback. Watching THE PACIFIC and reading NEPTUNE'S INFERNO (The U.S.Navy at Guadalcanal) makes me glad my dad was also lucky to be a Navy Aircraft prop spec. in Sitka, AK. I feel for your stepdad, LilCerberus.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 09, 2016, 09:32:57 PM
Goodnight, everybody/good morning Trevor!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 10, 2016, 12:45:05 AM
Oh, Lord was that a brutal war.
The Japanese set the standard by how they treated prisoners and other non-Japanese, so that was the Imperial Military's payback. Watching THE PACIFIC and reading NEPTUNE'S INFERNO (The U.S.Navy at Guadalcanal) makes me glad my dad was also lucky to be a Navy Aircraft prop spec. in Sitka, AK. I feel for your stepdad, LilCerberus.


My StepDad also likes to tell the story about how he got his deployment papers the day before the war ended.
My father also managed to stay stateside during the Vietnam War as a radar operator for delta battery.
And I had an uncle who was an Air Force typist during the war who had to serve stateside due to a bad ear.

I guess I just felt the obligation to point out that Frank Sinatra wasn't the only ingrate of the 1940s. I mean, we're told often enough about the hippie counter culture of the '60s, and it's politely touched on how accomplished men like Henry Ford & Charles Lindbergh were Nazi sympathizers prior to the war, but we never hear stories of how these men weren't alone in their beliefs, or that even way back then, we had the same voices we have today saying that we can't run around the world fighting other people's wars & making other nations mad at us, or going to war over some tiny little island that wasn't worth defending...

I'd really like to hear more about American dissenters of WWII, just like I wish every election year, people would watch Triumph Of The Will so they would see just where a slick PR package really gets a nation...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 10, 2016, 06:37:30 AM
Let's not forget that we in the 2010s can have free discussion on things like dissent against our government less because of those who stayed home in the 1940s, than because of those who went over and put their lives on the line to oppose the evil people who created Triumph of the Will.

I'm with my grandpa on this, to carry on with the wives of the men over there protecting you is a low thing to do.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 10, 2016, 06:38:21 AM
Hey, indy just told me he landed safely in Tel Aviv!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 10, 2016, 01:25:17 PM
Hey, indy just told me he landed safely in Tel Aviv!
Remind him to keep his head on a swivel. After what happened just this week...be careful dude!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 14, 2016, 11:39:10 AM
I think I need to learn up on Margaret Sanger...
The radicalist right wing talk shows have been bringing up how Hilary's such a drooling worshiper of Sanger...

So I looked it up, and apparently, in WWII, she had to rename everything she was a proponent of, because it was exactly what the Nazis were doing.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 14, 2016, 12:12:10 PM
I think I need to learn up on Margaret Sanger...
The radicalist right wing talk shows have been bringing up how Hilary's such a drooling worshiper of Sanger...

So I looked it up, and apparently, in WWII, she had to rename everything she was a proponent of, because it was exactly what the Nazis were doing.

Yup. And also, from the horses mouth.
http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/zachary-leshin/planned-parenthoods-margaret-sanger-not-sure-whether-adultery-and-murder (http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/zachary-leshin/planned-parenthoods-margaret-sanger-not-sure-whether-adultery-and-murder)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 14, 2016, 10:24:07 PM
So, following my misogynistic rant, some rabid atheist on twitter had to point out that Hitler & Sanger weren't fans of each other... Semantics... The irony...

I think I need to learn up on Margaret Sanger...
The radicalist right wing talk shows have been bringing up how Hilary's such a drooling worshiper of Sanger...

So I looked it up, and apparently, in WWII, she had to rename everything she was a proponent of, because it was exactly what the Nazis were doing.

Yup. And also, from the horses mouth.
[url]http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/zachary-leshin/planned-parenthoods-margaret-sanger-not-sure-whether-adultery-and-murder[/url] ([url]http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/zachary-leshin/planned-parenthoods-margaret-sanger-not-sure-whether-adultery-and-murder[/url])



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 15, 2016, 11:22:00 AM
So, following my misogynistic rant, some rabid atheist on twitter had to point out that Hitler & Sanger weren't fans of each other... Semantics... The irony...

Um...hope I didn't tick you off. Just found it strange indeed, that link.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 15, 2016, 11:28:41 AM
So, following my misogynistic rant, some rabid atheist on twitter had to point out that Hitler & Sanger weren't fans of each other... Semantics... The irony...

Um...hope I didn't tick you off. Just found it strange indeed, that link.

No, not at all. Like I said, I need to learn up on Sanger.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 17, 2016, 12:10:32 PM
Happy St. Patrick's day to all the good little Catholics & all the good little Irish, and a happy Lush day to all the drunks running around in green plastic derbys...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 17, 2016, 01:47:48 PM
Happy St. Patrick's day to all the good little Catholics & all the good little Irish, and a happy Lush day to all the drunks running around in green plastic derbys...

My dear grandmother over in the stone-soiled eternally green land of Connaught blames Americans (we dwellers in this land of sin and vice and cable TV) for turning a saint's day into a drunken debauch. Talked to her a bit ago and she praised me for not using the day as an excuse for anything "untoward" and bid me to remember I am also half-Irish, and Ireland is a land of professed holiness, though these days under siege by the misguided. I thanked her for her kind words, assured her I would indeed shun all inebriation this august day of Padriag, and felt glad inside that she doesn't know I am seriously thinking of trying ayahuasca in the near future.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 17, 2016, 03:32:06 PM
Why is there no beer that 're-emerges' in a color other than green? Is it a dye problem, or just a question of mixing primary colors?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 17, 2016, 11:05:23 PM
I bought a dill weed...
Looked hopeful, really stated to take off...
Then some varmint ate it...  :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 18, 2016, 09:15:27 AM
The 10:15 meeting starts in thirty seconds....


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 18, 2016, 12:10:07 PM
I absolutely, positively,deliberately refuse to be random! Look, a racoon! 


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 18, 2016, 09:23:11 PM
So, in addition to Sanger, I need to learn me up on Francis Galton, & this whole thing about the cow or the ox or whatever it was...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 19, 2016, 05:37:47 PM
That "Puppy-Monkey-Baby" commercial scares the hell out of my kid.

! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql7uY36-LwA#)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Gene Worm on March 19, 2016, 07:12:17 PM
That "Puppy-Monkey-Baby" commercial scares the hell out of my kid.

! No longer available ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql7uY36-LwA#[/url])


It scares the hell out of me too.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 19, 2016, 11:24:43 PM
I once tried to write a really dark, dystopian retelling of The Ballad Of Jed Clampett... These danged misanthropic hippies didn't get it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Hammock Rider on March 20, 2016, 03:24:12 PM
(http://kellyannpope.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/What-in-Tarnation.jpg)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 21, 2016, 01:56:30 PM
And if you try to tell the story of Petticoat Junction without explaining why uncle Joe was slow...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 24, 2016, 12:40:23 PM
I do say...
             This color thingy...
                                 Is a lot of fun.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: alandhopewell on March 29, 2016, 03:58:34 PM
     Did you ever sit there, tapping the centers of your palms with your middle fingers, then remember....you don't have webshooters?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on March 30, 2016, 03:08:19 AM
I think I'm getting old, finally.  :thumbdown:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 30, 2016, 01:32:37 PM
I thought I was old when I turned 60. Getting my Golden Buckeye card from the state? THAT made it official!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on March 31, 2016, 08:03:35 AM
Last day of work before I have some time off to prepare for my 6 month stint in the south Atlantic.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on March 31, 2016, 08:59:41 AM
I thought I was old when I turned 60. Getting my Golden Buckeye card from the state? THAT made it official!

In only 3,357 days I become eligible to join AARP!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 01, 2016, 08:53:24 AM
"Hair" is one of my least favorite smells.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 01, 2016, 12:02:17 PM
Something I don't quite get about interpretations of the works of Samuel Beckett, is how they tend to focus on his being from Ireland, despite his having moved to France at a young age, where he would live the rest of his life, having served in the French Underground in WWII, wherein he really didn't get into serious writing until after the war, with the bulk of his works being geared towards post war German audiences...... :lookingup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on April 01, 2016, 12:32:23 PM
My back feels like someone hit it with a baseball bat.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on April 01, 2016, 01:02:31 PM
My arm feels like I hit someone in the back with a baseball bat.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 01, 2016, 02:48:56 PM
Something I don't quite get about interpretations of the works of Samuel Beckett, is how they tend to focus on his being from Ireland, despite his having moved to France at a young age, where he would live the rest of his life, having served in the French Underground in WWII, wherein he really didn't get into serious writing until after the war, with the bulk of his works being geared towards post war German audiences...... :lookingup:

I think it's an Irish "diaspora" thing. If you come from a grief-haunted nation that's sent its best out into the world, leaving you with half the population you had two hundred years ago, you cling with a desperate, starved neediness to the achievements of those whose genetic origins lie within your country, wherever they went on to settle.

Beckett did have a line I've always liked: "...nothing is more real than nothing..."

I think there is an innate Irishness in a remark like that.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 01, 2016, 04:36:51 PM
My arm feels like I hit someone in the back with a baseball bat.
My baseball bat don't feel a thing.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on April 01, 2016, 10:35:36 PM
I forgot Planet Fitness closes at nine on Fridays.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: A_Dubya on April 02, 2016, 06:08:33 PM
This pollen is getting everywhere.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 02, 2016, 07:27:15 PM
Inralp reezilmanorp. Magorzip!  Magorzip! Magorzip!!   :buggedout: :question: :bouncegiggle: :twirl:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 02, 2016, 07:40:20 PM
Pizza bites were designed by ninjas to burn the mouths of their victims.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 02, 2016, 08:57:21 PM
Beyond the realm of things we know lies the realm of things we don't know . . . :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on April 04, 2016, 07:21:35 AM
Pizza bites were designed by ninjas to burn the mouths of their victims.

(https://i.imgflip.com/11xc6z.jpg)

 :wink: :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on April 04, 2016, 08:44:30 AM
Inralp reezilmanorp. Magorzip!  Magorzip! Magorzip!!   :buggedout: :question: :bouncegiggle: :twirl:

Plarni Pornaml: ag, I give up.  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 04, 2016, 12:08:13 PM
I forgot Planet Fitness closes at nine on Fridays.
Now, here I thought planet fitness involved having solid continents, buff coastlines, and Alps of steel.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on April 04, 2016, 12:21:25 PM
My router at home took a major dump this morning.

I'm having to re do the configuration.

f**k.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 05, 2016, 11:11:58 AM
Aquaman Vs. Prince Namor. Even Del Toro can't make that work.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 05, 2016, 11:48:43 PM
As above, so below.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 10, 2016, 07:32:09 AM
The more I think about it, the more I am certain I dodged a bullet by not going last night. Besides, the questionable experience ill-suited capping off a child's birthday party. Doesn't it feel extra good to know you made the right choice? Beside, "Where you go I go, always." is a remark for my mental treasure chest.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 13, 2016, 11:57:24 AM
If Rudolph Nureyev caught fire, and came at you with a musket, shot and missed, you could say you dodged a Blazing Ballet Bullet.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 13, 2016, 05:17:48 PM
My blog traffic has gone from 300 + views a week to around 40 a week in the last month . . . not sure why!  :bluesad:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on April 13, 2016, 05:29:46 PM
I have 14 framed photos on my wall of cats.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 15, 2016, 12:07:44 PM
I'm glad we never started a 'strange dream suppository'


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 15, 2016, 08:15:26 PM
My friend and his wife came to dinner tonight and brought a bag of creepy gag fortune cookies. Mine said, "The bullet that will kill you was manufactured today."

...huh.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 15, 2016, 10:10:50 PM
Well, that's sure a positive thing to get in a cookie!   :buggedout: :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 18, 2016, 02:20:17 PM
In first grade at Mary Queen of Heaven Elementary, this boy on the playground tried to get people to give him money to watch him eat a ladybug, and I felt sorry for the ladybug, so I jumped on him and wrestled it away and let it fly off. Instead of getting mad he spent the rest of the year wanting to be my boyfriend. I bet somewhere in this world he's out there now married to a dominatrix.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 18, 2016, 04:23:33 PM
The ants are coming out in force this year. I'd consider an ant eater for the job, but would it turn on me when winter comes, and the ants hide?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on April 18, 2016, 07:08:19 PM
I thought Flangepart was asking if an anteater would turn him on in winter.  :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 18, 2016, 07:11:56 PM
RIP Doris Roberts


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 18, 2016, 10:04:35 PM
Boaty McBoatface?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 19, 2016, 03:25:46 PM
Snarky McSnarkfest?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 21, 2016, 12:10:17 PM
RIP Prince (The Artist Formerly Known As Prince)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 21, 2016, 01:23:20 PM
Gaelic word of the day: breacaimsir menaing weather that is unremarkable as either particularly good or bad.

As used in a sentence: "Tomorrow we are supposed to have tornado watches here, but today the weather is just sort of breacaimsir."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Newt on April 21, 2016, 01:55:52 PM
Years ago now, bought a horse named "Prince".  Not in MY barn!  So his show name became "The Artist".


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 21, 2016, 03:40:52 PM
RIP Joanie Laurer, aka wrestler Chyna


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on April 21, 2016, 05:45:37 PM
I don't care that those celebs died but geez, somebody should.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 21, 2016, 11:01:28 PM
I never really understood what PURPLE RAIN was about . . .  :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 22, 2016, 01:00:07 PM
Earth day, founded by a happy lil wifebeater who murdered his girlfriend, used her for compost, & tried to claim the CIA did it...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: retrorussell on April 23, 2016, 05:39:45 AM
I made a poop a couple months ago that might have been in the world record books, if I'd measured it.  Looked like I swallowed a python!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on April 23, 2016, 07:24:17 PM
I picked up thin crust pizza by mistake yesterday from the take n bake place.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 23, 2016, 09:59:19 PM
I'm not wearing any socks right now!   :buggedout: :bouncegiggle: :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on April 24, 2016, 09:56:06 AM
skateboard wheels are super hard now. I'm not sure why people like them like that its a little slippery and loud for me. certain tricks are easier though I guess thats the diff


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 24, 2016, 03:06:37 PM
skateboard wheels are super hard now. I'm not sure why people like them like that its a little slippery and loud for me. certain tricks are easier though I guess thats the diff

I never had one o those kinds o skateboards. Mine had the skinny metal wheels.
Ugh! Gives me the speed wobbles just thinkin about it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 24, 2016, 11:22:31 PM
I rented two movies Friday and haven't watched either of them yet!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 24, 2016, 11:31:57 PM
 :buggedout: Well, I just found out that Autism Speaks doesn't speak for autistic people... :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Ed, Ego and Superego on April 25, 2016, 11:32:27 AM
I was the bottom right support for a human pyramid.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 25, 2016, 12:45:55 PM
Last night my husband and I were supposed to watch the last Hunger Games movie together, but he got wrapped up in Dark Souls 3 and left me hanging while he had a go at a boss. It got late and we never did watch it. Well today he sent flowers to my work by way of saying sorry about that. Made my day!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on April 25, 2016, 04:37:56 PM
lilcerebus - speed wobbles are terrifying. If you could bottle that emotion I'd buy it by the can


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 26, 2016, 02:41:03 PM
The last time the universe explodes may not, indeed, be the last time.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 27, 2016, 11:13:12 AM
Gaelic word of the day: "atueslyl." A noun that refers to someone who is a virgin but is not pure of heart. I had many cousins whom that word fit.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 27, 2016, 01:07:36 PM
My life seems written by Stephen King, edited by Douglas Adams, produced by Patrick McGoonan, and performed by Loony Tunes.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on April 28, 2016, 07:59:03 AM
Me tired and dirty  :thumbdown:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on April 28, 2016, 05:40:05 PM
Today was our school's field day, with all grades out doing games and obstacle courses all day long.
At 52, I am not as quick or agile as I used to be.  So naturally, I had to compete against the students in EVERY event!!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 02, 2016, 03:51:00 PM
Today was our school's field day, with all grades out doing games and obstacle courses all day long.
At 52, I am not as quick or agile as I used to be.  So naturally, I had to compete against the students in EVERY event!!!
So...masochistic or just crazy old guy?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 02, 2016, 10:05:34 PM
The pharmacy iPhone app f**ked up again.  They really need to fix the dang thing.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on May 02, 2016, 10:34:47 PM
Today was our school's field day, with all grades out doing games and obstacle courses all day long.
At 52, I am not as quick or agile as I used to be.  So naturally, I had to compete against the students in EVERY event!!!
So...masochistic or just crazy old guy?

A bit of both.  Let's call it a fit of unbridled optimism, shall we?
But I did outrun FOUR seniors in the 50 yard dash!!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 03, 2016, 11:50:08 AM
You crazy nutty insane weirdo...good on ya!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 04, 2016, 02:26:36 PM
I just literally laughed out loud when I saw a DVD titled "Kayne West - The Making Of Good Music".


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 04, 2016, 03:23:40 PM
Lawn mowers and cell phones don't mix.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 04, 2016, 09:28:41 PM
 :bluesad: I liked it better when the acronym GOT stood for Galaxy Of Terror. :bluesad:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 04, 2016, 10:22:34 PM
:bluesad: I liked it better when the acronym GOT stood for Galaxy Of Terror. :bluesad:

And göt is Turkish for ass.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 04, 2016, 10:25:38 PM
:bluesad: I liked it better when the acronym GOT stood for Galaxy Of Terror. :bluesad:

And göt is Turkish for ass.

Really? What's the Turkish word for giant maggot? :smile:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 12, 2016, 11:33:38 AM
Years ago when I was in Scotland, I bought my Doctor Who-loving friend Rob a tartan TARDIS, and he was disappointed when he got it because he thought I said I got him "A tart in a TARDIS." Yeah, like I was gonna put some woman of easy virtue in a scale TARDIS and send it to him, right....?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 12, 2016, 04:32:40 PM
:bluesad: I liked it better when the acronym GOT stood for Galaxy Of Terror. :bluesad:

And göt is Turkish for ass.

Really? What's the Turkish word for giant maggot? :smile:
Dev kurt


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 16, 2016, 04:06:13 PM
My husband: "You were a more interesting person before you found God."

Me: "You used to be able to do five-hundred ab crunches."

My husband: "OK, we'll call it even."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on May 17, 2016, 06:35:56 AM
I'll be on leave from the 23rd to 27th May - nice.  :smile:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 17, 2016, 09:43:41 AM
I think long after everyone I know is dead, my diary will give me a small scale version of posthumous fame.

I also think Elvis had bad taste in shoes.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 17, 2016, 12:31:56 PM
And exactly why is Vagas Elvis the only one people remember?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 17, 2016, 02:55:17 PM
And exactly why is Vagas Elvis the only one people remember?

More sequins. Sequins are the key to immortality.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 18, 2016, 09:35:30 AM
There are days I wish I'd stayed a virgin.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 18, 2016, 09:43:41 AM
Have they outlawed Hyaluronic Acid or something? Jeez! :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 18, 2016, 09:56:06 AM
Had to get some new highlighters yesterday.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 18, 2016, 01:34:34 PM
Who's Verner Hertzog?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 18, 2016, 03:05:01 PM
Who's Verner Hertzog?

He's an eccentric and eclectic German filmmaker. One of his movies was apparently the last thing Ian Curtis watched before he hanged himself in May 1980. (Not a reflection the movie's quality, one hopes.)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on May 18, 2016, 03:47:52 PM
I rather liked his INCIDENT AT LOCH NESS.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 18, 2016, 09:12:22 PM
"Werner Herzog," not "Verner Hertzog."  :tongueout:

http://youtu.be/QhMo4WlBmGM (http://youtu.be/QhMo4WlBmGM)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 18, 2016, 10:14:52 PM
Every Wednesday afternoon, I go to WRIR 97.3fm & I play some piped-in show called FilmSpotting, and they'll talk about whatever's been recently released, and then dedicate the rest of the show to stuff I never got around to watching, or that I've never even heard of, because (lets face it) I've dedicated my life to the kinds of movies that are going to turn up on afternoon & midnight UHF, AAANNNDDD that's why I wanna be an actor like Klaus Kinski, because he's been in a bunch of stuff that the critics like that nobody's ever heard of, and a bunch of stuff that we like that everybody's seen.

Seriously, the guys at Filmspotting thought Ishtar was a good movie!  :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 19, 2016, 10:02:28 AM
Am I the only person who hears 'ride of the Valkyries' and can only think of chopper's beginning a strafing run?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 19, 2016, 10:13:37 AM
Am I the only person who hears 'ride of the Valkyries' and can only think of chopper's beginning a strafing run?

Now that you mention it, It makes me think about that scene from the trailer where the guy's spinning around in the turret like it's the magic teacup ride from Disneyland...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 25, 2016, 10:55:56 AM
Kinda wish I could afford one of these... Only, I'd give it more than one facial expression...

http://www.spirithalloween.com/product/decorations/animatronics/2-5-cerberus-3-headed-dog/pc/1005/c/0/sc/1011/46478.uts?thumbnailIndex=1 (http://www.spirithalloween.com/product/decorations/animatronics/2-5-cerberus-3-headed-dog/pc/1005/c/0/sc/1011/46478.uts?thumbnailIndex=1)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 25, 2016, 12:48:10 PM
It's my son's fifth birthday and I took him to work with me and said he could decide where we had lunch. Any restaurant anywhere. His pick. The city is wide. Totally up to him. His call. The culinary  universe lay at his feet. He names it, we'll go there. Lay it on me, he's the decider today.

He chose McDonald's.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 25, 2016, 03:05:11 PM
Gotta head to the office supply place and find a new laptop stand.  My previous one the arm came clean off.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 26, 2016, 08:38:05 AM
Huh, there is apparently no immediate limit to the number of times you can use the eff-word on BMDO.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 26, 2016, 09:59:18 AM
My dad is having his yard dug up again.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 26, 2016, 10:49:19 AM
First Elsa, now Captain America... :lookingup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 27, 2016, 01:25:13 PM
Kinda wish I could afford one of these... Only, I'd give it more than one facial expression...

[url]http://www.spirithalloween.com/product/decorations/animatronics/2-5-cerberus-3-headed-dog/pc/1005/c/0/sc/1011/46478.uts?thumbnailIndex=1[/url] ([url]http://www.spirithalloween.com/product/decorations/animatronics/2-5-cerberus-3-headed-dog/pc/1005/c/0/sc/1011/46478.uts?thumbnailIndex=1[/url])

And add a sound chip of it arguing with itself.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 31, 2016, 08:30:43 PM
Wait a minute! Brent Spiner's character from Independence Day survived? :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on June 01, 2016, 03:57:36 PM
I have a scorching case of diverticulitis.  They gave me two medicines for it, with which one I must absolutely not touch alcohol unless I want to become violently ill. 



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 02, 2016, 12:42:59 PM
I have a scorching case of diverticulitis.  They gave me two medicines for it, with which one I must absolutely not touch alcohol unless I want to become violently ill. 


Do NOT let the cats bring you your meds...unless you let them have your beer. Well, I wouldn't trust 'em...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 02, 2016, 02:00:46 PM
I love my kids. Today we went to a cemetery to feed the swans and see if we could spot the rare red squirrels they have, and we crossed up this hill and I stopped and said, "Oh, they're burying somebody." Instantly and as one they all said, "Can we go see????!"

Awesome, man, awesome.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on June 02, 2016, 02:52:57 PM
That's pretty priceless.  Did they complain when they saw the casket was closed?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on June 03, 2016, 09:21:07 PM
I wonder if Kenny Chesney realizes that to someone from the east coast he looks like a very gay man like fashion wise


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 04, 2016, 11:35:51 AM
RIP Muhammad Ali


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 06, 2016, 10:38:05 PM
It only just now occurs to me that The Matrix takes place around the same time everyone was worked up about the Millennium Bug...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 07, 2016, 02:33:15 PM
I'm in a quotey mood today.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on June 07, 2016, 07:01:55 PM
I have a scorching case of diverticulitis.  They gave me two medicines for it, with which one I must absolutely not touch alcohol unless I want to become violently ill. 



Better send all your beer to me just to be safe!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 08, 2016, 01:43:04 PM
Every time I hear somebody say "Straight Outa Compton", it makes me think about that digital encyclopedia you used to get with Windows 3.1 computers....


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 08, 2016, 03:32:07 PM
If all the alternate universes were put together...the nerds would still be outnumbered by the normal people.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 08, 2016, 06:10:14 PM
If all the alternate universes were put together...the nerds would still be outnumbered by the normal people.

Normal?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 08, 2016, 06:12:22 PM
The Trumpster will be visiting the home of the iBook Riots... Can't wait to see how THAT works out...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 14, 2016, 11:46:13 AM
If all the alternate universes were put together...the nerds would still be outnumbered by the normal people.

Normal?
Well, what ever behavior is most acceptable to the majority of a planets population. Particularity the world of the BDCs. Beer Drinking Cats.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on June 14, 2016, 01:27:53 PM
It's taking forever to get this one directory moved over to archive storage at work.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 14, 2016, 05:05:35 PM
Just got done with Krav Maga, read a nice little horror story while sitting here at Starbucks watching my favorite/least favorite barista do her stuff, waiting on my godson's mom to get out of traffic so I can experience her getting even more hyperactive with caffeine swirling through her bloodstream, sidestepped having to have dinner with my in-laws tonight (THANKS, HONEY!!!), got a full tank of gas, a new battery for my phone, the present I ordered my mother for her birthday Sunday came in, and it hits me....life is pretty darn good right now.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 16, 2016, 03:32:54 PM
Ever notice the fluid in those self-service windshield cleaning wells at gas stations smells like it was hauled in from The Bog of Eternal Stench?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 17, 2016, 02:17:08 PM
The bog of eternal stench. E-yeah...must be all those festering bug guts end up in thar.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 17, 2016, 03:55:33 PM
Making vanilla-cattail pollen ice cream tonight.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 21, 2016, 02:52:28 PM
I'm staring into the computer monitor...and it stares into me. We both yawn.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on June 21, 2016, 09:03:55 PM
skateboarders generally hate kids on scooters but they've kind of grown on me. It's cool that they can have an actual session where they interact with each other, try new tricks, fall, etc on their own for long or longish periods of time. It's different than playing sports, less structured obviously, but similar in other ways.



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: akiratubo on June 21, 2016, 09:10:31 PM
Hugh Jackman has appeared in my dreams more than any other real-life person.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 23, 2016, 01:17:13 PM
ZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM...well, there goes my day...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on June 24, 2016, 09:28:38 AM
Just realized that it was never the Chinese spamming my site at all... it was probably Russians or Ukrainians, using Chinese proxy servers.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on June 24, 2016, 09:27:38 PM
To my dying day I will never know whose idea it was to put the word "Fun" in "Funeral."  :bluesad:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 27, 2016, 02:46:28 PM
My life as a tank engine sound on Doppler shift.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on June 27, 2016, 11:28:07 PM
I wonder if you could fuel an automobile using nothing but belly button lint . . . :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 28, 2016, 02:34:53 PM
Howitzers can be fun, but make sure you use the right ammunition with them.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on June 29, 2016, 11:58:33 AM
Possible date night Friday.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 30, 2016, 01:41:36 PM
Does your chewing gum loose it's flavor, on the bed post over night?
No, it adds the taste of wood varnish to it's 'style'.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: A_Dubya on June 30, 2016, 04:10:29 PM
Could I drink so much that I become sober?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 07, 2016, 07:17:14 PM
I had put out two kinds of butterfly weed, but I'm now finding out I should've put out two kinds of milkweed. I'm finding gardening has a lot in common with engines, like when you confuse the two kinds of rotary engines, or the two kinds of radial engines...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 07, 2016, 10:03:25 PM
I wonder why they don't offer degreed institutions for autodidacts with learning disabilities...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 10, 2016, 11:38:57 AM
I got a new toothbrush yesterday and it feels weird. Funny how something like that can be so annoying.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on July 11, 2016, 01:10:19 PM
If Godzilla and Momma Gorgo wanted to 'get busy', would they send baby Gorgo go 'out for a pizza', and what would the Kaiju equivalent of that be? Eating an oil tanker, stomping a village, or what?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 14, 2016, 07:57:48 AM
As a Midwesterner I have noticed two things about tornadoes: you can't argue with them, and they don't seem to like the taste of Jews.







Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 15, 2016, 08:12:01 AM
I'm a little surprised Four-Square has never become a professional sport.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: retrorussell on July 17, 2016, 02:35:14 AM
I remember once when I was very little I had a dream that I went to the bathroom and somehow I got poop on the ceiling.  I didn't throw it up there; I was doing business as usual but somehow it wound up sticking to the ceiling.  Turd after turd would hang from the ceiling like stalactites.  My mom was appalled and my sister busied herself trying to count them all.  She had quite the task in front of her.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on July 19, 2016, 01:46:29 PM
Which species would most likely succeed in taking over the world, Ducks or chickens?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 19, 2016, 02:50:30 PM
Which species would most likely succeed in taking over the world, Ducks or chickens?

Since ducks pre-dated human civilization and chickens are mostly a bi-product of human engineering, allow me to postulate this scenario: a virus wipes out humanity and most mammals. Ducks, being able to navigate by land, sea, and air, quickly benefit from the vacuum in nature the absence of mammalkind brings, and flourish, while chickens purdy much get eaten by anything that can catch them. Able to dwell in a number of biomes, ducks quickly multiply and become more numerous than at any point in millennia. Aliens arrive in flying saucers in a few thousand years and find ducks on six continents and in migratory flocks so vast they darken the sun."

"Erpo k'rak, Ludrf, poncho pzop*," says the alien red-shirt to his captain (just before a flock of ducks descends and eats him in proper red-shirt fashion).

*"Truly, Ludrf, this is the planet of the ducks."


Q.E.D.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on July 20, 2016, 03:53:55 PM
ER now can write the Prequil for Howard The Duck.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 21, 2016, 11:52:50 PM
The story about that autistic man & his councilor down in Florida had me tore up a good while. I was in special classes & wound up doing some vocational rehab instead of college or trade school, so I got to know a few people like that. I worry about their futures, & then I feel it staring back at me, and I can't help getting broken up.
People don't know me. They think because I don't walk & talk like one of them, that I must be stubborn & lazy, and it hurts.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on July 25, 2016, 05:37:58 PM
RE; wet heat Vs. Dry heat...
The sun is The Godfather, and high humidity is Luca Brazi coming around the corner to find you, as you owe them money.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 31, 2016, 12:03:16 PM
I like people who look on the bright side. Take my friend Amy. She had a mastectomy but refers to it as, "The time I lost three pounds." Now there's an optimistic outlook for you!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 31, 2016, 12:06:27 PM
RE; wet heat Vs. Dry heat...
The sun is The Godfather, and high humidity is Luca Brazi coming around the corner to find you, as you owe them money.

That's funny, but you forgot an example of dry heat. Is it a small yappy dog biting your ankles? A spoiled kid screaming on a long flight to Boston? The small bit of green vegetable matter in your date's teeth just before the g'night kiss? The calm before the explosion when there's one last cookie in the package and three children moving toward it at once?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on August 01, 2016, 05:46:46 PM
RE; wet heat Vs. Dry heat...
The sun is The Godfather, and high humidity is Luca Brazi coming around the corner to find you, as you owe them money.

That's funny, but you forgot an example of dry heat. Is it a small yappy dog biting your ankles? A spoiled kid screaming on a long flight to Boston? The small bit of green vegetable matter in your date's teeth just before the g'night kiss? The calm before the explosion when there's one last cookie in the package and three children moving toward it at once?
D'OH!
Dry heat is like Tessio makeing the deal with Barzini. "It's just business."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 02, 2016, 08:58:33 AM
I took the man who has helped me so much lately in managing my work out to lunch earlier in the week and he told me this true story:

"I spent so much money on cocaine when I was young that my dealer said he named his German Shepherd after me. I said, 'Alan, you're calling the dog Benny, that's not my name.'

"So he looked right at me and said, 'Yeah, Joe, but how I think of you is the guy with the Benjamin Franklins, so Benny, right?'

"I didn't like that name, so I started paying him with fifties.

"Well the dealer was paranoid, kept getting new dogs to watch his place, thinking if he kept a dog around too long it might make friends with somebody out to steal his stash, and one day when I was over buying my blow I saw he got a new one so I asked if he named this one after me too, I was thinking maybe he said, 'Joe, meet General Grant.'

"But he said, 'Nah, this one I call Harvard.'

"I went, 'Let me guess, because that's where you're sending your kid soon?'

"The dealer looked me straight in the eye and said, 'No, Joe, that's where YOU'RE sending my kid.'

"And it hit me, my drug habit was putting somebody else's kid through a better school than I was planning on putting my own kids through!"

So I sat there at that table and thought this man, Joe, I know he sent his two kids to more than decent schools, so his cocaine habit must've been truly off the scale for that to have been true, and I said so.

He said, "My nose paid for someone to go to Harvard. What's that tell you."

Somehow that put it into perspective, and I don't think I'l watch Escobar on Netflix


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 02, 2016, 08:28:00 PM
Wow.  Quite a story there, ER!!
It's a wonder he lived this long.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on September 03, 2016, 12:07:00 AM
Knew a guy once he told about this dog he had, a pit bull, how much he really liked his dog and all that, until one day the police shot it while raiding his house.  I felt bad for the guy (and more, for the dog) then he destroyed all the sympathy I had for him bytelling me how he used to feed gun powder to the dog.  Turns out that's an all too common practice of among drug dealing street trash to make their dogs "tougher and meaner".  

I thought about asking the guy how he'd feel if someone feed HIM gun powder and appealing to his sense of empathy, but I honestly don't think he had any.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 03, 2016, 03:09:39 PM
ER and I got into a short story writing contest.  The results were pretty entertaining on both our parts, I think!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on September 03, 2016, 05:51:09 PM
ER and I got into a short story writing contest.  The results were pretty entertaining on both our parts, I think!

Wow, I'd love to moderate a thread like that.  I can see it now...

Okay, first topic is... waffles!

You both have one day and need to come up with a minimum of one hundred words.  GO!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 03, 2016, 08:55:55 PM
Oh, my required elements were something like:

- the year 1986
- a boss who is afraid to leave his workplace
- a staircase where three people have died
- a hot secretary who wears a different wig every week
- spicy cookies
- a marketing scheme involving Peru
- and a rabbi with PTSD

I'll post mine on my blog Tuesday night.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 10, 2016, 10:07:18 AM
Ever notice everybody tends to wear the same clothes constantly on cartoons?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 10, 2016, 09:48:15 PM
A day on the lake with friends is the best therapy of all.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 13, 2016, 04:33:13 PM
Poultry is the best friend a geek can have.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 17, 2016, 11:22:06 PM
I'm beginning to worry about the mental state of the American press.

Last year, some paranoid junkie with a bad haircut shot up a church, and millions everywhere went after The Dukes Of Hazard. Then, NBC Nightly Nooz did a report saying the KKK was now down to fewer than 5,000 Dixiecrats nationwide...

So, yesterday Trump made a crack about gun control politicians that 2nd amendment supporters have been parroting for years, and all of a sudden he's making a threat, & NBC Nightly Nooz is saying that Trump's entire base is the KKK, which, as I previously mentioned, is fewer than 5,000, which just doesn't add up.

The press needs an intervention.
THE PRESS NEEDS HELP!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 21, 2016, 07:29:53 PM
The Media is like any other group of people with power and influence. And just as capable of vast corruption. They just hire cuter people.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 21, 2016, 09:16:54 PM
The Media is like any other group of people with power and influence. And just as capable of vast corruption. They just hire cuter people.

My husband was a media studies major, his father was a local news producer, and my husband was left too disgusted by the "covert reality" of the news industry to be a part of it.

He hated the sensationalism, the directives from the network powers that be to keep a chosen spin on a story intact at the local level, and above all he hated the morbid focus on making peoples' tragedies into lead stories. He said he could not be part of that callousness without losing his soul.

He went into it idealistically and after two years interning and part-timing at a station (yes, Indy, that's when he banged the weather girl) he walked out and said it was like he regained self-respect the farther he drove away. To this day he despises the news media and hardly ever watches it, describing its corruption and bias.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 21, 2016, 09:29:33 PM
The Media is like any other group of people with power and influence. And just as capable of vast corruption. They just hire cuter people.

I'm begining to feel like a Prole watching the entire Ministry Of Truth have a collective meltdown as Oceana mutters, "Big Brother has lost it!"


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 25, 2016, 10:13:39 PM
When I was a kid it used to scare me sometimes to walk past our cabinet-size TV, like something was going to reach out and get me, like something actually could live in there. Now with flat screens, less so, since the TV ghoul would have to be half an inch thick, and the thought of a half-inch ghoul is just not that intimidating.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 26, 2016, 05:57:53 AM
I remember when we used to visit my gran at weekends we'd have a bed made up in my uncles room. He had a poster of a ghoul climbing out of a circular pit on his wall. That used to scare the crap out of me. Nowadays I have it as my laptop screensaver mind you.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 26, 2016, 08:10:04 AM
The trouble with waking up is you're not asleep anymore.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 28, 2016, 09:55:26 AM
I kinda have a problem with Ghost Rider's new '69 Charger.
I mean, there's, like, what, a dozen of those left?
And the other eleven are orange.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 28, 2016, 06:10:12 PM
I kinda have a problem with Ghost Rider's new '69 Charger.
I mean, there's, like, what, a dozen of those left?
And the other eleven are orange.
He's got a car? Huh...must be the new sponsor.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: JaseSF on September 29, 2016, 07:32:03 PM
3 can sometimes be mistaken for 8. 6 for 9.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 29, 2016, 08:41:23 PM
Grilled ribs taste ever so  much sweeter as the evening air cools down and you realize that grilling season is drawing to an end . . .


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 30, 2016, 10:46:37 AM
Jeez, Mom, if I was gonna die, don't you think it would've happened to me already?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on October 01, 2016, 12:31:20 PM
I buried my pet rock at a quarry. When I read online that she might just be hibernating, I couldn't find her again!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 01, 2016, 10:50:26 PM
It's been a fantastic couple of days as the private school I teach at celebrated its 40th anniversary and homecoming.
Today, for the first time in my life, I picked up an announcer's mike and did the play-by-play at a football game.
I may have found a new calling! :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 03, 2016, 05:57:40 PM
Still without my car.
Apparently, When the serpentine belt popped off, the mechanic assumed that the engine must have overheated, thus burning off all my coolant, nevermind that I had specifically said that the coolant reservoir had sprung a leak & run dry several times before that!
 :hatred: I AM REALLY NOT FEELING HEARD!  :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on October 05, 2016, 03:11:48 PM
I tried to become normal...didn't take...Gizornenplatz!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 06, 2016, 10:13:10 AM
Where I am now, when I look to the left, I am facing westward.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 06, 2016, 09:33:18 PM
I face west sitting at my keyboard, and east when sitting on my toilet.  Coincidence?  I think NOT!!!  :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 08, 2016, 10:47:57 AM
Hey, Jamie answered my question about snakes on-air last night on Safari Live!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 08, 2016, 12:35:26 PM
It's been a long time since I stayed up 24 hours straight.
Not that much fun anymore.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on October 11, 2016, 12:44:55 PM
If butterflys are free, does that mean cockroaches are trapped under your sink?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 11, 2016, 12:54:12 PM
If butterflys are free, does that mean cockroaches are trapped under your sink?

Yes, I often wonder what pigeons & rats & roaches did before there where houses & cities...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 11, 2016, 03:58:49 PM
At my house we think Halloween is too awesome to be contained in a single evening, so make all of October build toward it, with that last week transformed into a sort of Halloweenakkah, eight nights worth of the good stuff! Parties, costumes, making candles, night walks on a woods trails, scary movies, trick or treating, flesh sacrifices to the Master, its all there.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Paquita on October 11, 2016, 06:00:42 PM
At my house we think Halloween is too awesome to be contained in a single evening, so make all of October build toward it, with that last week transformed into a sort of Halloweenakkah, eight nights worth of the good stuff! Parties, costumes, making candles, night walks on a woods trails, scary movies, trick or treating, flesh sacrifices to the Master, its all there.

We celebrate Halloween all month too!  Though, we’re probably not as organized about it as you seem to be.  I like to extend it into the first week of November.  It always makes me sad how there’s so much build up then a day or two after Halloween, sometimes it’s like it never happened.  I like it to stick around and cuddle for a few more days.




Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 11, 2016, 09:53:15 PM
You guys make me wish I had a social life.  :bluesad:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on October 13, 2016, 03:56:12 PM
You guys make me wish I had a social life.  :bluesad:
You do, mein Friend...well, ANTIsocial life, but hey...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 13, 2016, 10:14:08 PM
You guys make me wish I had a social life.  :bluesad:

This evening, I went to an AICP/VPA networking event meant to connect advertisers & agencies with film makers & studios...
Mixed like sheep & cattle, and of course, neither has any use for a part time board operator at an all volunteer low power radio station.
I haven't felt like this big of a freak since junior high school.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 13, 2016, 11:22:13 PM
Over the years, I have done best to teach myself to be tolerant of people of all races, colors, and creeds.
But . . . I just don't think human beings are supposed to be ORANGE!  :buggedout:  #donaldtrumpisaspacealien


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 17, 2016, 08:24:57 AM


Doubtless we've all asked why it is ghosts are seen wearing clothes, when logically it'd seem ghosts would be naked, right? Old topic.

So to take that further, it might seem clothes have spirits and can enjoy an afterlife. Obviously, right? I mean they're always on ghosts. QED they survive death.

So to take it one step farther STILL, why do clothes need humans attached to them to be a ghost? Why can't clothes themselves haunt locations? Hmm? Think about it.

Remember that pair of jeans you threw away eleventh grade because they got bleach spilled on them? They might be floating around in the ethyr, watching, waiting, making random appearances and scaring onlookers. I bet it's only a matter of time till someone encounters a full "non-bodied apparition" of an old dead shirt or a single sock that met a tragic end. (And we won’t even talk haunted condoms!!) It's only logical after all.

Anyone care to share stories of an encounter with a departed fabric item? I truly think this is the next great field of paranormal research just waiting to happen!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 17, 2016, 04:39:15 PM
Skipping Krav Maga tonight, and in a bit I'm going to talk about Kiva micro loans to someone I know. I have been involved with funding Kiva's micro-loan program for a decade, and it's not a scam and I think it does a lot of good on a person to person basis.

If anyone ever has some spare change and wants to use it for a good cause, you eventually get your investment back:


https://www.kiva.org/ (https://www.kiva.org/)




Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 17, 2016, 10:39:49 PM
ER is a veritable fountain of good ideas on this thread!!!  :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 18, 2016, 10:06:51 PM
The school I went to failed under the NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND act a couple of times, & the last four years, test scores haven't been up to standards, and a PTA member was recently indicted for embezzlement....

I wonder if I'd have a case for one of those frivolous lawsuits...

Reap what ya' sew...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 19, 2016, 08:27:55 AM
Sometimes my husband is as moody as a teenage girl. I suggested he take up drug addiction to give himself something to do with his spare time in the fortnight he has off while he waits for his crew to get back from vacation, but he says he'd rather watch his fingernails grow. (I pointed out that there are certain drugs that'd make that more interesting, still pushing the addiction route because I figured when he "overcame" the drug there was a book deal somewhere in there, but no he's Mr. Good Clean Living.) I rooted around the attic til I found this old box of tapes of Jack Benny radio shows my grandma used to have and gave them to him to listen to, and he said if I was making some point it was lost on him. I said there was no subtext, it is a good show, kill some time with it. He said didn't I get it, he wanted to be active not kill time. I said, "Oh, active, why didn't you say so?" And I wrote out this list of all this stuff that needs to be done around the house. And you know what? He glared at me. Moody, I tell you...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 19, 2016, 06:47:18 PM
Tornado warning tonight. Blah.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on October 20, 2016, 07:43:24 AM
Tornado warning tonight. Blah.

The worst part about tornado warnings is how the local weathermen can barely hide their glee at getting to pre-empt "Judge Judy."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 20, 2016, 09:15:22 AM
Tornado warning tonight. Blah.

The worst part about tornado warnings is how the local weathermen can barely hide their glee at getting to pre-empt "Judge Judy."

YES!!!!

We had one guy here, almost legendary, really, who would sound aroused reporting tornadoes, and would go out afterward and report from in front of someone's wrecked house and say, "Wow, just LOOK at the raw power of nature! This was a beautiful example of what a tornado can do. I am speechless...can we get a closeup of those bedrooms...look at that car in the tree, toys scattered.....can we get those toys down there, scattered into the next street....family pictures tossed across the neighborhood....these houses, they're just ripped apart. I am....right now so awed. Seeing this is what you become a weather forecaster for. What you wait all year to see."

I used to just wait for someone to shoot him.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 20, 2016, 02:47:35 PM
Who was that weird guy that came on right before & right after the debates on the fox network last night?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 20, 2016, 06:24:13 PM

It weirds me out when someone calls flip-flops "thongs."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 21, 2016, 08:00:15 AM
I just watched the first new episode of Black Mirror, the one about social media standing becoming a sort of new credit rating, and it was a little too realistic, and disturbing in a way that most bleak dystopian visions aren't. Black Mirror is a smart show.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 25, 2016, 11:42:53 PM
The price of obamacare is about to go through the roof, coverage is about to shrivel up, and veterans are being made to give back their paychecks!

Can somebody tell me what's wrong with this picture?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 30, 2016, 10:39:29 AM
I just found out you can't get a copy of Triumph Of The Will on ebay because It's "Nazi propaganda"...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on October 31, 2016, 05:39:15 PM
My brain hurts when I watch the news. Please tell me I'm not alone in that.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 03, 2016, 01:02:29 AM
I'm leaving WRIR.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on November 03, 2016, 03:47:37 PM
Had a dream where some street preacher was trying to save my soul. Being a little confused by this I told him I was an engineer and therefore didn't have one.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 07, 2016, 12:33:45 PM
Janet Reno, who spent more time & money trying to crush Bill Gates than she did trying to catch terrorists, has died.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on November 07, 2016, 02:55:59 PM
Flingwtaddle Wombat Garamellon Garpatchio Zingleberry and Poottowards, Attorneys at law.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on November 12, 2016, 02:15:58 AM
I'm leaving WRIR.

Er... the online radio station?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on November 12, 2016, 02:19:18 AM
Meanwhile, the local Hucks is still selling Reese's Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups at full price. 



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on November 12, 2016, 06:17:41 AM
Meanwhile, the local Hucks is still selling Reese's Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups at full price. 



Those vicious bastards!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Newt on November 14, 2016, 11:48:46 AM
I won a bat detector kit in a draw from the Canadian Wildlife Federation!  This should greatly enhance my vampire hunting capabilities.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on November 15, 2016, 01:26:15 AM
I won a bat detector kit in a draw from the Canadian Wildlife Federation!  This should greatly enhance my vampire hunting capabilities.


Nice: this is the bat I use  :wink:

(http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/ODAwWDUyNg==/z/OE8AAOSwjVVVixJa/$_1.JPG)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on November 15, 2016, 03:30:06 AM
I won a bat detector kit in a draw from the Canadian Wildlife Federation!  This should greatly enhance my vampire hunting capabilities.

Huh, didn't know such things existed.  If you go exploring caves with bats in it though, just be careful around the guano. 


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 18, 2016, 11:12:08 PM
 :question: Anybody know where to find a cape, like the kind Sherlock Holmes or Mr Sulu would wear?  :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on November 21, 2016, 05:29:23 PM
Now if only bats could learn to play baseball.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on November 25, 2016, 10:47:41 PM
Today's handy cooking tip:

When you put a bowl of popcorn into the microwave for two minutes, you'll increase the likelihood of getting popcorn if you remember to actually put kernels in the bowl first.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on November 29, 2016, 03:03:18 PM
"Mother and father are replacing me with a brace of Howler monkeys!" Rifftrax.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on November 30, 2016, 01:48:41 AM
I have NO clean undies. Anywhere.  :buggedout:





* Not even under the bed  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on November 30, 2016, 09:39:41 PM

Okay, so the ability to rate your MP3s in your music player is a handy feature, but, I can't help but wonder why anyone would KEEP an mp3 file that they rate less than three stars. 

Course, I suppose it's for mainly for listening to music online that you don't already own.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Chainsaw midget on November 30, 2016, 10:27:27 PM
I won a bat detector kit in a draw from the Canadian Wildlife Federation!  This should greatly enhance my vampire hunting capabilities.
Sounds like something Adam West would have in his utility belt. 


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 01, 2016, 05:18:53 PM
I just realized, this is the first year I won't be inflicting the Hardware soundtrack on the good people of Richmond.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 01, 2016, 05:34:01 PM
Should you come across a sleeping bobcat...don't wake 'em.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 02, 2016, 07:23:22 PM
DTs... :buggedout:
Words don't look right.  :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 03, 2016, 11:08:24 PM
Now that I know that Rat Fink by Allen Sherman is a spoof of Rag Mop by The Ames Brothers, Rag Mop sounds kind of like a rip off of Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Glenn Miller...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 05, 2016, 10:35:07 PM
I was thinking about portable recorders, when I had an ADHD moment about that documentary Rate It X (1986), and I suddenly got what was up with that creepy disembodied white glove. I dunno, I guess you'd have to be a live sound person to know what I'm talking about.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 05, 2016, 11:30:40 PM
What if the boogers we discard in Kleenexes crawl outside and evolve into slimy things like slugs and snails???  :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 05, 2016, 11:34:56 PM
What if the boogers we discard in Kleenexes crawl outside and evolve into slimy things like slugs and snails???  :buggedout:

Then you should probably give up your $400 a week escargot habit & take up picking your nose...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 07, 2016, 03:58:11 PM
I have blisters on me fingers...should I take up the guitar?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 14, 2016, 05:15:49 AM
That kid shot in Reno last week; Anybody else notice the crowd gathered around enjoying themselves?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 14, 2016, 02:39:29 PM
That kid shot in Reno last week; Anybody else notice the crowd gathered around enjoying themselves?
Did not catch that one...but sadly, I'm not surprised...not surprised at all.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 14, 2016, 03:51:15 PM
If it weren't for nostrils, boogers would be permanently homeless.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 15, 2016, 11:45:29 AM
I think condoms should have erotic pictures printed on them.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 15, 2016, 02:21:25 PM
I think condoms should have erotic pictures printed on them.
Nah, that joke about the serial numbers wouldn't work...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 17, 2016, 11:37:25 PM
As the stench from the elections won't go away, perhaps a groupwide review challenge of Triumph Of The Will is in order...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 18, 2016, 01:47:52 PM
"Don't tell me what sort of Hanukkah to have."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 18, 2016, 03:50:26 PM
I think condoms should have erotic pictures printed on them.

"That's a cool picture - wait, it's gone.  Now it's back - wait, it's gone - now it's back . . . "


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 18, 2016, 04:22:09 PM
I think condoms should have erotic pictures printed on them.

"That's a cool picture - wait, it's gone.  Now it's back - wait, it's gone - now it's back . . . "

Now that you mention it, It does sound like a practical alternative to that joke about the guy who wants to get a $100 bill tattooed to his (you know what).


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 18, 2016, 08:49:22 PM
I think condoms should have erotic pictures printed on them.

"That's a cool picture - wait, it's gone.  Now it's back - wait, it's gone - now it's back . . . "

Now that you mention it, It does sound like a practical alternative to that joke about the guy who wants to get a $100 bill tattooed to his (you know what).
The joke where "Wendy" becomes "Welcome to Jamaica, mon, have a nice day."?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 18, 2016, 11:48:11 PM
I think condoms should have erotic pictures printed on them.

"That's a cool picture - wait, it's gone.  Now it's back - wait, it's gone - now it's back . . . "

Now that you mention it, It does sound like a practical alternative to that joke about the guy who wants to get a $100 bill tattooed to his (you know what).
The joke where "Wendy" becomes "Welcome to Jamaica, mon, have a nice day."?
No, the one where he tells the tattooist, he likes to watch his money grow, he likes to play with his money, and that his wife only married him for his money.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 19, 2016, 06:54:33 PM
If it weren't for nostrils, boogers would be permanently homeless.
Wait, you forgot napkins were mobile homes? They be booger RV's man!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on December 22, 2016, 05:02:13 PM
With increasing frequency, I find that I recognize fewer and fewer names/faces on imdb.com's Born Today list on the home page.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 23, 2016, 04:35:47 PM
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Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on December 23, 2016, 04:46:59 PM
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The lady doth protest too much, methinks

That's okay, ER. We still love you. And you are still a spring chicken compared to me. Happy Early Birthday!!   :cheers: :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 23, 2016, 06:46:29 PM
Happy birthdaty, and just remember it is only a number. I remember when I turned 40 my eggs still tasted the same when I had breakfast the next day.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 23, 2016, 06:47:55 PM
Have a marvelous birthday, ER!!!!   





(No pressure)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 27, 2016, 05:19:48 PM
Well...Carrie Fisher dies today...same age as me...wish I were 38 again...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 27, 2016, 11:22:02 PM
I wonder how many people are going to getupset over THIS murdered actress...
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1310689/ (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1310689/)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 28, 2016, 09:44:03 AM
Anymore it seems like everybody is dead.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 29, 2016, 12:39:10 PM
Growing up, my cousin Allie reminded me of Delirium of the Endless. Not in how she looked, in how she...was. Harmless, tragic, surrounded by cats, swept away in bubbles of hazy thought, flighty, emotional, meandering, unstable, good-natured but ill-fated, pretty but sometimes kind of flimsy in construction, and able to throw a vicious fit, like when Del blighted the cop who pulled her over when she was driving with Dream*. I almost made Delirium my new picture, but somehow after 2016, her big sister Death seemed a better choice.

* "You'll feel like bugs are crawling on you for the rest of your life, and until you're dead and after you're dead, and forever!"


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 29, 2016, 01:22:30 PM
When someone speaks to me in Spanish, I speak to him in French. I get the weirdest reactions that way.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on December 29, 2016, 04:59:03 PM
I think my right foot is planning to kill my left one, but it can't afford a third conviction.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 29, 2016, 05:13:32 PM
I think my right foot is planning to kill my left one, but it can't afford a third conviction.
Hah! Lucky you...imagine if it were your butt cheeks.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 04, 2017, 11:25:59 PM
This time of year, my PTSD gets hard to control. Stuff that happened to me in school.

Last week, a pair of local public educators were killed in a house fire.
A part of me can't stop wondering how much of it is tragic, and how much is karma.
So Far, The local news has interviewed one of their neighbors, and one of their coworkers, and none of their students.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 04, 2017, 11:45:32 PM
Man. School must have been ROUGH!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 05, 2017, 12:09:49 AM
Man. School must have been ROUGH!
Too many "interventions".
Time once, when they thought ADHD, Aspergers' & dysgraphia could be "cured".


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 05, 2017, 12:32:02 AM
I bought a copy of Spoon River after finishing one of my acting classes, but I never read it...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on January 05, 2017, 12:53:08 AM
Breaking Bad fans will probably remember the famous scene where Walter White is outside and, in a fit of anger, tosses a large party pizza up in the air and it ends up going right on the roof of his house.

Well, apparently fans of the show keep tossing pizzas on the roof, the mailbox, yard, and driveway of the house where that episode was filmed.  It's gotten so bad the shows creator Vince Gilligan had to even go on social media and beg fans not to do it anymore.  When I heard about this, all I could think of, "Damn, that is SUCH a waste of pizza!" 

People, STOP doing that!  If you don't want the pizza, send it to me!  (And not on my roof either.)  I don't get to buy pizza too often (unless it's frozen from the store) so just casually wasting it like that is incomprehensible to me.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 05, 2017, 12:30:52 PM
Sing see today at the maple Grove church...
Behold I make all things new
New years eve.
10AM only


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 05, 2017, 08:26:15 PM
Okay, I think I've figured out what I'm doing wrong.

I've had the headphones up too high, so I've had the mics down too low.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 05, 2017, 10:44:17 PM
Bit ago, the kids in bed, He Whom I Married safely ensconced in the Commonwealth Wasteland of Fallout 4, I laid down and wanted to read something uplifting and edifying, so naturally I thought of Poe. I was enjoying Annabelle Lee when something hit the roof above me. HARD. H.W.I.M. looked up briefly and then over at me and went back to his game, but being the more responsible sort, I did what anyone who'd spent time in Texas would, I got one of our assault rifles out and investigated. Turns out with all the ice and snow we had today a raccoon tried to climb our chimney and slipped and fell. Poor thing. It made me imagine how hard life would be living outdoors in all seasons, all weather, trying to find not only food but----this is what tripped me out---finding water this time of year. Imagine how thirsty wildlife must get. And while I can and do leave wild animals food this time of year, what can I do about water, since it freezes so rapidly? I guess I could segue into an "aren't we fortunate?" close here, but rather than hit upon the hopefully self-explanatory, how about instead I conclude by reminding everyone of the enigmatic statistic that the regions with the least sunscreen usage also have the lowest rates of all types of skin cancer.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 05, 2017, 11:45:57 PM
Um, could it be because those places get no sun?  I mean, when was the last time you heard of a melanoma epidemic in England?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Chainsaw midget on January 06, 2017, 10:51:19 PM
Sometimes when I'm really bored on this site, I go back and read my old upvoted posts. 

Othertimes I read WyreWizards's downvoted ones. 


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 07, 2017, 07:17:48 PM
So did anybody else bother with that Celts in Mongol territory weirdness that's supposed to be some re-imagining of the Baum classic?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on January 09, 2017, 08:20:06 AM
First proper day back at work since I went off to the Falklands way back in April. One of the bosses took me to one side to let me know one of my co workers has been trying to stab me in the back while I was away. Welcome back I guess.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 09, 2017, 12:12:42 PM
Today I was sworn at in German. Kind of loses something when you don't know the words. I think it was something to do with motor oil and monkeys? Asphalt?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 09, 2017, 07:02:21 PM
Today I was sworn at in German. Kind of loses something when you don't know the words. I think it was something to do with motor oil and monkeys? Asphalt?
Panzer driving pink Flamingos?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 13, 2017, 02:16:35 PM
I turned 61 yesterday.

Hey, still breathin'!  :smile:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 13, 2017, 06:05:55 PM
When Dubya was in charge, a friend made the inane argument for universal health care, "Would you rather have your taxes spent on health care, or an aircraft carrier?".

So, now we've got bamstercare, and yet, one of the reasons all those people got killed in that fire in Oakland, is because there's no more affordable housing in that city.

So, what is California spending their money on? Housing? Health care? A new warship? No...
California is spending a billion dollars on a George Lucas Museum!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 15, 2017, 03:19:07 PM
Once when I was contact buzzed I thought my brain was going to melt down because I remembered this time, maybe two months before that day, I was getting ready to go someplace, and I walked out and thought, "You know, it's just a little chilly. I should go back in and get a sweater." Which I did. I remembered it took me about five minutes to go in, pick the sweater out, and get outside again.

Well as I lay on this floor incredibly stoned for someone who hadn't actually done the smoking, this heavy thought pressed down on me that I had completely changed my entire life by going back for that sweater, and in effect I was permanently running five minutes behind ever since that day.

I thought, whenever I go to Target from now on, I'll see different people, hear different things, maybe miss important happenings that I would have experienced five minutes before. Maybe I would have met someone important to the unfolding of my life, but now I never will, because I was five minutes behind life's former schedule, and nothing I can ever do is going to be able to change that.

It started feeling like I was suffocating contemplating how very real and very terrible, even tragic, this fact was.

So I told someone there and he said, "I can fix that." And he gave me this Hershey's Kiss to eat, and said, just think how it tastes, and listen to some calm music. And I guess that helped, but sometimes even now I think about that idea, the notion that I seriously am living on a vaguely different schedule than I would have if I'd gone outside without getting that sweater.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 15, 2017, 10:10:58 PM
Once when I was contact buzzed I thought my brain was going to melt down because I remembered this time, maybe two months before that day, I was getting ready to go someplace, and I walked out and thought, "You know, it's just a little chilly. I should go back in and get a sweater." Which I did. I remembered it took me about five minutes to go in, pick the sweater out, and get outside again.

Well as I lay on this floor incredibly stoned for someone who hadn't actually done the smoking, this heavy thought pressed down on me that I had completely changed my entire life by going back for that sweater, and in effect I was permanently running five minutes behind ever since that day.

I thought, whenever I go to Target from now on, I'll see different people, hear different things, maybe miss important happenings that I would have experienced five minutes before. Maybe I would have met someone important to the unfolding of my life, but now I never will, because I was five minutes behind life's former schedule, and nothing I can ever do is going to be able to change that.

It started feeling like I was suffocating contemplating how very real and very terrible, even tragic, this fact was.

So I told someone there and he said, "I can fix that." And he gave me this Hershey's Kiss to eat, and said, just think how it tastes, and listen to some calm music. And I guess that helped, but sometimes even now I think about that idea, the notion that I seriously am living on a vaguely different schedule than I would have if I'd gone outside without getting that sweater.

Infinite timelines = infinite possibilities


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 16, 2017, 10:33:11 PM
You know what's a very hard thing to do? Kiss your elbow.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 17, 2017, 02:40:20 PM
When Dubya was in charge, a friend made the inane argument for universal health care, "Would you rather have your taxes spent on health care, or an aircraft carrier?".

So, now we've got bamstercare, and yet, one of the reasons all those people got killed in that fire in Oakland, is because there's no more affordable housing in that city.

So, what is California spending their money on? Housing? Health care? A new warship? No...
California is spending a billion dollars on a George Lucas Museum!
Cynical about politics? Why yes, I am. Why do you ask? Oh, it's all the evidence...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 18, 2017, 02:39:48 AM
Imagine spending your whole life being told you'll only be good for one thing, that your not even smart enough for the things you're good at. Then one day you grow up, and the only line of work you've ever known gets turned into some sort of political catch phrase; "Jobs Americans aren't willing to do". Imagine people who don't know you, nor ever will meet you announcing good enough, nor ever will be good enough for anything. Consider who really hates, and what really hurts.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 18, 2017, 10:57:42 AM
I wonder if anyone here would be interested in reading the scores of movie reviews I wrote in the 2000s?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 18, 2017, 06:11:55 PM
This is the site to post them on!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 18, 2017, 11:51:47 PM
RIH Ricky Jovan Gray


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 20, 2017, 11:49:04 PM
Threw my neck out tonight carrying someone to the trunk of our car, and can barely turn my head to the left. Naturally when we walked in the front door after the concert and all I wanted was to limp in and grab a salonpas, three ibuprofen, and possibly a support brace, my five-year-old chose that moment to charge over and leap off the third stair landing straight at me calling out, "HI, MOMMY!" Couldn't let him fall, so I had to catch him, and my already stiff neck made a cracked knuckles sound audible (as evidenced by my husband's sympathetic wince) all the way across the room. I thought I was gonna die then and there while my kid choke-hugged me, and my right brain thought Virgin Mary lead me post-haste to Purgatory, and my left brain moaned for biological oblivion to grind me to dust, for, oh, beckoning grave I am ready. Truly, neck injuries are agony.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 21, 2017, 12:52:48 AM
So you went to a concert and had to carry someone to the trunk of your car . . . ?
   I sense an interesting story here.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Pacman000 on January 21, 2017, 11:07:18 AM
I get the Godzilla and Atragon themes mixed up.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 22, 2017, 08:37:15 PM
Somehow, I added the Taxi Driver soundtrack to my Spotify playlist...
It keeps making me think that the sequel should be called Democrat...
Anybody else notice how they've started wearing hoods?

Eh, who am I to judge. I just maxxed out my credit card on microphones...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: BoyScoutKevin on January 23, 2017, 04:25:04 PM
Threw my neck out tonight carrying someone to the trunk of our car, and can barely turn my head to the left. Naturally when we walked in the front door after the concert and all I wanted was to limp in and grab a salonpas, three ibuprofen, and possibly a support brace, my five-year-old chose that moment to charge over and leap off the third stair landing straight at me calling out, "HI, MOMMY!" Couldn't let him fall, so I had to catch him, and my already stiff neck made a cracked knuckles sound audible (as evidenced by my husband's sympathetic wince) all the way across the room. I thought I was gonna die then and there while my kid choke-hugged me, and my right brain thought Virgin Mary lead me post-haste to Purgatory, and my left brain moaned for biological oblivion to grind me to dust, for, oh, beckoning grave I am ready. Truly, neck injuries are agony.

You may be crying, but you got me laughing. And for that I'll always be grateful. Please keep us advised of your progress, as we all here, I am sure, are hoping for a speedy recovery for you.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 23, 2017, 10:27:55 PM
Progradation is the outward building of a sedimentary deposit, such as the seaward advance of a delta or shoreline, or the outbuilding of an alluvial fan.

If anyone cares about that statement, I know a girl I could fix you up with.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 24, 2017, 01:53:30 PM
Is she an Alluvial fan dancer?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 25, 2017, 04:27:14 PM
Every other Wednesday I try to get up early to play tennis before the proper day begins. Well the person I was supposed to play backed out at the last minute, so I went in and figured the chances were good I'd find someone to go up against, and if not, I'd practice serves. (My lifelong Grail quest is to add power to my precision. I've always had stamina and speed but have been told all my life I lack strength both in serves and returns.)

A man a little older than me came over and said he was in the same situation, his partner had to cancel, and he asked if I wanted to play a couple sets. We got an indoor court, I played against him, he wasn't bad at all, good sets, satisfying play, if time had allowed I'd have gladly gone a third set against him but we each had to split, so we walked to the net to shake hands and I'd noticed the whole time he'd left a watch on, but I looked closer at the watch and realized it was the same one my Uncle Lark wears: a Presidential Rolex.

I said, "You....played tennis wearing a Presidential Rolex?"

He said, "Yeah, it's safer than leaving it in a locker, and I figure I might as well get use out of it."

I get that, but....this man played tennis wearing a watch that costs more than a lot of new cars.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on January 25, 2017, 05:37:29 PM
Wow.  That's . . . something!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on January 29, 2017, 03:39:44 PM
Took my daughter to morning Mass, she enjoys it and I get to see my godson and his family (or as I often call them, his "ilk") but I never go up and take communion---like ever---and sometimes I am the only one in the entire service who doesn't, even my daughter goes up, which is a gray area, shrug.

This morning as everyone was walking back to the pews after communion, maybe half the parishioners in the seats, half still lined up at the front, this old church lady of a type we used to call a "rosary rattler" back in my Catholic schooldays came up to me and said in this stage whisper that carried across half the church, "Why don't you ever take Communion? If you're in a serious state of sin after all this time, you should go to confession instead of living with it."

Instead of reminding her what I did was none of her business, I foolishly joked that my present life is too banal for serious sin to be much of a problem, I didn't go up out of respect for the rules of it all, feeling less than in communion with Rome, as one is supposed to be to receive the alleged body of Christ.

She then said, "WELL, you should consider what I said, because everybody probably assumes you're living in mortal sin or something like that. Also you're not setting a good example for your little girl. So I would go to confession today if I were you."

And with that she got up and waddled away, and as I mentally beat her head against the pew I remembered how much I disliked going to church.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on January 29, 2017, 06:17:41 PM
I live alone, I don't have any friends, & have ADHD. That said, why is it, in an audition, I get lines, whereas in a request for an STA, I get a list of characters, props, camera angles, motions, etc, but am usually asked to improv my lines? I'm just an actor. What do they expect me to do with all this?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on January 29, 2017, 06:27:08 PM
I live alone, I don't have any friends, & have ADHD. That said, why is it, in an audition, I get lines, whereas in a request for an STA, I get a list of characters, props, camera angles, motions, etc, but am usually asked to improv my lines? I'm just an actor. What do they expect me to do with all this?

Recite an imaginary grocery list, but with gusto!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on January 30, 2017, 05:40:24 PM
Call everyone and everything by it's wrong name.
"Hand be that cat, would you?"
"Cat?"
"The one on the lid."
"That's an Iphone under a magazine..."
"Whatever."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on January 31, 2017, 09:54:55 AM
Testing...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 01, 2017, 01:32:38 AM
Testing...

I couldn't post yesterday: strange.  :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 05, 2017, 10:42:23 AM
I've concluded lions are the complete and utter dicks of the African savanna.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 05, 2017, 01:14:01 PM
I've concluded lions are the complete and utter dicks of the African savanna.
That's why they helped that dentist kill one, despite the misgivings of the Copenhagen Zoo.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 05, 2017, 02:54:59 PM
I've concluded lions are the complete and utter dicks of the African savanna.
That's why they helped that dentist kill one, despite the misgivings of the Copenhagen Zoo.

Seriously, in their Darwinian uber-struggle to stay dominant they kill leopards, they kill painted dogs, they kill baby elephants, they kill giraffes, they kill cheetahs, they kill humans, they kill snakes, they kill each other, they kill the young, they kill for sport, they kill for pleasure, they kill for territory, they wreck the dens of other animals.

They have no internal equality in their prides, the strong bully the weak with amazing shows of cruelty, they have tyranny and oppression beyond Stalin's dreams. If a member tries to leave the pride, the others rip it to pieces, and they exist amid almost sexual slavery and chauvinistic misogyny, with males being lazy layabouts, making females do all the work, using them for breeding at their whim. In short lions are like a four-legged version of ISIS!

Males routinely kill other males' cubs. Males routinely kill their own male cubs. Sometimes within the same families even females kill other female's cubs to give her own cubs a better chance of rising to dominance. Watch lions for a while and you'll see they attack each other as a way of life, beating each other down to show which is higher in the pride's ranks.

They are also total Monets: the closer you get to them the less beautiful they are. They are tick-spotted and mangy, and they smell just awful, lying in their own filth (one of the few species that routinely does this), and peeing on one another all the time to show (again) dominance.

Also for all their undeniable strength and prowess they are sloppy hunters, sometimes taking half an hour to suffocate prey to death, preferring not to bite deeply because they might break a tooth.

Lions just suck.

Leopards now, leopards are awesome.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 06, 2017, 06:14:59 PM
Peter Hathaway Capstick feared hunting a Leopard more than a lion. He even, while agame warden, used a home made armor vest, with a football helmet, to give himself a chance if one of those 'shredders' ever jumped him.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 07, 2017, 04:24:42 AM
My hair is way, way too long: waiting for the CANSA Shavathon www.shavathon.org.za (http://www.shavathon.org.za) so that I can get my Jason Statham vibe going on again.  :wink:



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on February 07, 2017, 10:16:34 AM
My hair is way, way too long: waiting for the CANSA Shavathon [url=http://www.shavathon.org.za]www.shavathon.org.za[/url] ([url]http://www.shavathon.org.za[/url]) so that I can get my Jason Statham vibe going on again.  :wink:


As I've gotten older, I find I prefer a short haircut. Back in the day, I was a hippie from Hell. Actually, less than 8 years ago, I had rather long hair. Got tired of it being in my face and mouth. One day, while I was mostly drunk, I broke out my shaving kit and gave myself the shortest haircut I'd had in nearly 45 years and haven't looked back since.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on February 08, 2017, 07:39:09 AM
Short hair is definitely easier to take care of!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 08, 2017, 07:40:35 AM
Short hair is definitely easier to take care of!!

My hair is a mop: I am waiting for 25 February so that someone can turn me into Yul Brynner / Telly Savalas / Jason Statham or some bald old lady.  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 08, 2017, 12:12:14 PM
Tadpoles are extreme cannibals.
Extreme cannibals are tadpoles.
Cannibals in the extreme are tadpoles.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 08, 2017, 01:08:54 PM
Tadpoles are extreme cannibals.
Extreme cannibals are tadpoles.
Cannibals in the extreme are tadpoles.
Yeah, try collecting crickets for pets.
That'll surprise ya real quick.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 12, 2017, 03:35:59 PM
Just like if you say a word long enough it begins to sound silly, if you stare at your hand a while it starts looking odd.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 13, 2017, 04:49:39 PM
I've worked out, to the 10th power, that the odds of embarrassing your Mom due to the shabby condition of your underwear, are just too much to contemplate.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 14, 2017, 06:05:14 PM
I have also decided that Norway is not shaped like the rat it is named after.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 16, 2017, 03:37:31 AM
I've worked out, to the 10th power, that the odds of embarrassing your Mom due to the shabby condition of your underwear, are just too much to contemplate.

My Mom would agree with you  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 16, 2017, 11:09:30 PM
I never liked The Matrix.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on February 17, 2017, 10:56:34 AM
I never liked The Matrix.

I never saw The Matrix.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on February 17, 2017, 08:16:47 PM
I never liked The Matrix.

I never saw The Matrix.

You lucky bastard.   :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on February 17, 2017, 09:43:11 PM
According to a caffeinated marsupial I am lucky despite being born out of wedlock.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on February 18, 2017, 07:16:04 AM
It's a very nice day outside, sunny and warm. Despite this I find myself missing the days before global warming came along and we actually had proper seasons when you could tell the difference between spring, summer, autumn and winter around here.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on February 19, 2017, 12:41:36 AM
How do you "make you own opportunities"?
None of it makes any sense.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 20, 2017, 01:20:07 PM
How do you "make you own opportunities"?
None of it makes any sense.

True. Rather like how can something be both "new" and "improved"?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 20, 2017, 05:39:09 PM
The jelly fish must not be good on toast...that's why there are still so many of them.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 24, 2017, 12:14:34 PM
I was singing "How Much Is That Doggie In The Window" to my youngest, who is four, and she said, "That song make me mad." I asked why and she said, "Because you ask and ask and it never says how much the doggie is."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on February 27, 2017, 03:09:44 AM
No more tighty whities for me: satin and lace will do fine, thanks.  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on February 27, 2017, 05:21:10 PM
Have you worn them, though, Trevor? Satin undies are not as comfortable as they sound. They tend to slide when you sit because satin is so soft, and you're constantly having to sneak off and readjust them. And lace only lays right the first time it's worn. Save them for the bedroom, and in everyday life, cotton, baby, cotton...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on February 27, 2017, 06:16:49 PM
I dress for comfort, not appearance...well, it's not like I have a great deal of choice in the matter...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on March 01, 2017, 03:03:38 AM
Have you worn them, though, Trevor? Satin undies are not as comfortable as they sound. They tend to slide when you sit because satin is so soft, and you're constantly having to sneak off and readjust them. And lace only lays right the first time it's worn. Save them for the bedroom, and in everyday life, cotton, baby, cotton...

I have worn undies like that a lot: actually quite comfortable, especially in winter.  :smile:

I have a special friend in my life who wears stuff like that every day: she once joked that she also wears high heels to bed.  :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 01, 2017, 02:41:40 PM
High heels to bed? Must go through a lot of torn sheets in a year.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on March 02, 2017, 01:15:53 AM
High heels to bed? Must go through a lot of torn sheets in a year.

That's what she told me: the heels for special moments only.  :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 03, 2017, 04:19:18 PM
Is the world strange,absurd and obtuse,or is it just me?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 04, 2017, 11:06:21 AM
If I had to get pushed down an elevator shaft by someone, I'd want PBS Kids' Barney to do it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on March 04, 2017, 12:35:26 PM
Is the world strange,absurd and obtuse,or is it just me?

Yes. To everything.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 04, 2017, 11:03:00 PM
Once I had a chance to ride with a cop, and I didn't do it, but I wish I had, because then I'd be able to say, once I had a chance to ride with a cop, and I did.

I think there's something more life-affirming about being able to make a statement that relates to the affirmative, and obviously this isn't one of those since I am telling about something I did not do rather than something I did. I am not sure what I ended up doing in the space of time in which I would have been riding with the cop, it was possibly something nice enough, I doubt I regret it, but if I had gone riding with the cop, I would probably be able to recollect that space of time, it would stand out, and memories are the building blocks of life, or at least that's true if you're me. I do think it is largely experiences that make life more meaningful, not things, as in possessions. You own something, you use it, you tire of it, whatever, but to have a life experience, especially one of the positive, uplifting variety, well, that is immeasurably more meaningful both as it transpires and in remembrance.

So I sometimes think about passing up the opportunity to be in  a police car cruising with an officer, possibly partaking of free donuts, I don't know, but I also ask myself, why not find out if that program still exists, and the fact is there's something of acceptance of a missed opportunity there, and in removing that feeling of slight regret, I'm not certain it'd be a fair exchange, this potent sense of what-if replaced by what likely would be, what, like a four-hour dose of sitting in a moving car, shining spotlights on vagrants and being close-up while DUI tickets get written? Is that a fair trade for re-writing a personal engram?

Or maybe it would be.

Maybe the cop would be a deeply interesting human being, a swell sort of person I'd be glad I met. Maybe I'd watch in wonderment as the cop did something amazingly heroic (saving blind nuns and refugee babies from a bus wreck, for instance). That's the thing about life in general, you don't know until you do something what you're going to get out of the undertaking, and frankly it's the step into the unknown that makes life interesting.

And that brings me to an idea I think about almost as often as I do the what-if of the declined cop ride, and that thought is this: what if we exist simply to entertain God?

Might it be the idea that there exists so many variables in our individual existences that God looks on with curious glee to see what we'll do next?  Maybe that's why life is present, maybe we are simply vehicles to deliver a fix for boredom. Perhaps we are God's drug of choice. Maybe our wars and catastrophes, our chasing after dreams, our colorful smelling burps are all written into the program to be interesting to some higher force that  dwells "up there" fascinated by the Plinko chip-like randomness of the huge what-if of each of our lives. 

Who could have predicted a minor offshoot of a great family would become Caesar Augustus, or an abused little California girl would grow up to be Marilyn Monroe? Yet think how thrilled a divine observer might be to each development. Think how amusing it might be to toss a dust bowl at a nation's mid-section to see how people there would react. Think of the cure for boredom the retreat of the ice age might have provided, sparking 10,000 humans clutching the bare earth for dear life's sake to become 1,000,000 strong in a mere five millennia. Or the coming of the industrial age, how interesting that may have been.

It's like tipping over a chess board on a massive scale. What if this variable comes to be? What will happen next?

People seek the meaning of life, assuming with wonderful HUMAN optimism that it has a meaning, and perhaps it does, but what if maybe choice is the purpose of life itself, and the ripples making choices gives off are what makes it all so crazy fun amid the pain and torment and regret that nips at our heels from birth to the greatest mystery of them all, death? We must make choices, even choosing not to make choices is a choice, so just maybe....it all makes some degree of sense somehow that....we take chances, we make choices, we deal with the aftermath. We live our lives, in short. And in living our lives, we please something who wrote the program in which we all dwell.

So I think about that missed ride, and maybe it is a metaphor for...everything.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on March 04, 2017, 11:36:32 PM
That is very profound, ER.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 05, 2017, 10:53:37 AM
Thanks, it just sort of came to me spontaneously last night while I was here.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 06, 2017, 01:07:27 AM
Only just recently dawned on me how cut-throat the arts are, & It's had me a bit discouraged.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 06, 2017, 02:14:18 PM
Thanks, it just sort of came to me spontaneously last night while I was here.
Interesting.
For myself, I see mankind as God reproducing his own kind, and making us reproduce as we do, to force us to find out what he has to put up from us.
"Adam, Eve...think you know so much? Okay...for a set time, you are going to do things your own way...and I warn you what it'll be like. I want you to listen...but you have free will. So lets see what you do with it."
God don't have to 'play' with us. He's watching us do it do ourselves.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 07, 2017, 10:41:52 PM
I would voluntarily eat a worm if it would do away with daylight saving time.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 08, 2017, 04:02:05 PM
I would voluntarily eat a worm if it would do away with daylight saving time.
And I'd dig one up for you...preferable the one in a Tequila bottle.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 08, 2017, 07:14:43 PM
So it's broad's day..
Some wore white to show solidarity with Tsarists & Klansmen...
Some wore red to show solidarity with Bolsheviks & Republicans...
Some wore purple to show solidarity with Prince fans & One Eyed One Horned Flying Purple People Eaters...

That's why I thew on an outfit that used to be blue, until, in typical male fashion, I accidentally threw it in with a load of whites, causing it to become a sort of nondescript, yellowish shade of gray...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 08, 2017, 08:21:46 PM
I tend to think events such as Women's Day are more divisive than unifying, and serve to stratify an already divided society. I also think men don't get enough credit in this era for their collective achievements, past and present, and the resentment many males are coming to feel over this is not unjustified. I wish there was a greater effort to unify instead of divide, to mark us as one species instead of subdividing us according to gender, race, nationality, income, epistemology, politics, or just about anything else. We all struggle to exist on a tiny speck of a planet surrounded by, in the words of Samuel Beckett, "the dark vast." Would that we would all pause and consider what delights and wonders we could achieve if we, seven billion strong, worked together. Perhaps there is an unseen Creator looking out for us. Perhaps not. Just maybe there are no guarantees and it's all up to us and us alone to secure our tomorrows, and forestall extinction.

In either case, we could do better.

! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p86BPM1GV8M#)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 09, 2017, 04:59:26 PM
Mercy Street's been cancelled after two seasons.
I think I'm the one guy in all of Richmond who's never seen, nor been an extra in a single episode.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 09, 2017, 07:43:08 PM
Supposed to freeze these last eleven days of winter. Planting season isn't for another thirty-seven days.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on March 09, 2017, 11:26:19 PM
We had our first baby goat of the season this evening!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 10, 2017, 10:49:30 AM
We had our first baby goat of the season this evening!

Mazel tov, y'all!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 10, 2017, 12:11:25 PM
We had our first baby goat of the season this evening!

Mazel tov, y'all!
Hey, Indy. Hear the radio interview you did. What is the current goat count now, excluding yourself, of course.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on March 10, 2017, 03:21:00 PM
Counting the new kid, 18.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on March 10, 2017, 03:56:00 PM
Where's my f**king swear jar?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 10, 2017, 08:09:51 PM
Day after tomorrow, the banks & the post office will be closed, and my plants won't know the difference.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 10, 2017, 10:39:32 PM
Can anyone help me?  :question:
I'm looking for some sort of pocket DVR I can line out my cameras to, preferably compatible to RCA inputs.
Unfortunately, all my searches keep leading to more cameras, the kind I wouldn't buy out of a gumball machine.  :hatred:
Any ideas? :question:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on March 12, 2017, 11:11:55 AM
60's TV magic women votes
Jeannie ( I Dream of Jeannie) - Trump
Samantha (bewitched) - illary
Flying Nun - write in for Carson, Huckabee?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 13, 2017, 09:54:54 AM
60's TV magic women votes
Jeannie ( I Dream of Jeannie) - Trump
Samantha (bewitched) - illary
Flying Nun - write in for Carson, Huckabee?

Dunno, I like Samantha over Jeannie, but I'd not have voted for Clinton. Incidentally, how come the men on your list get called by their last names and the woman by her first? I thought we settled that kind of sexism back in the OJ trial years when Judge Ito called the lead prosecutor "Marcia" instead of "Ms. Clark", even as he called the men by their last names?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on March 13, 2017, 09:59:21 AM
I don't know their last names. That's what they were called on the show I mean geez

I think Samantha just  comes off more as a democrat. She seemed lke she kind of appealed to women more than Jeannie, who is like a pet and is married to a military guy. Flying Nun was the real wild card


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 13, 2017, 10:08:54 AM
I don't know their last names. That's what they were called on the show I mean geez

I think Samantha just  comes off more as a democrat. She seemed lke she kind of appealed to women more than Jeannie, who is like a pet and is married to a military guy. Flying Nun was the real wild card

LOL No, I meant the political candidates. "Hillary" as opposed to "Trump" "Carson" etc.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on March 13, 2017, 11:07:00 AM
I think the answer to that is if you just say "Clinton", it begs the question: "Which one?"


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: lester1/2jr on March 13, 2017, 11:17:19 AM
I'm with her

 (https://fourthdimensionalrecovery.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/dreamofjeannie1.jpg)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 13, 2017, 01:10:51 PM
Just messing with you, Lester. Interesting theories, actually.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 13, 2017, 03:19:51 PM
Indy now has a new nickname...'old 18 goats.'  :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on March 13, 2017, 03:26:44 PM
Indy now has a new nickname...'old 18 goats.'  :cheers:

Up to 20 now! :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 13, 2017, 03:27:52 PM
Indy now has a new nickname...'old 18 goats.'  :cheers:

Up to 20 now! :bouncegiggle:
Them goats breed like...goats!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 23, 2017, 04:34:32 PM
Chuck Berry & Chuck Barris in the same week...
Odd...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on March 23, 2017, 11:50:49 PM
I'm going to be scarcer than usual for the next ten days while I work as a production assistant on a low-budget movie. 12 hour shifts with a 45-minute commute each way.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on March 24, 2017, 02:58:29 AM
I'm going to be scarcer than usual for the next ten days while I work as a production assistant on a low-budget movie. 12 hour shifts with a 45-minute commute each way.

Good wishes.  :smile:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Newt on March 24, 2017, 06:56:54 AM
I'm going to be scarcer than usual for the next ten days while I work as a production assistant on a low-budget movie. 12 hour shifts with a 45-minute commute each way.

This may be the wrong location for this: I cannot imagine nobody caring about it!

Best of luck.  Tell us how it goes?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 24, 2017, 10:15:37 AM
I'm going to be scarcer than usual for the next ten days while I work as a production assistant on a low-budget movie. 12 hour shifts with a 45-minute commute each way.
:hatred: lucky  :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on March 24, 2017, 03:18:11 PM
I'm going to be scarcer than usual for the next ten days while I work as a production assistant on a low-budget movie. 12 hour shifts with a 45-minute commute each way.
:hatred: lucky  :hatred:

You would not say that if you saw the pay. I'm losing money on the deal!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 24, 2017, 03:47:00 PM
I'm going to be scarcer than usual for the next ten days while I work as a production assistant on a low-budget movie. 12 hour shifts with a 45-minute commute each way.
:hatred: lucky  :hatred:

You would not say that if you saw the pay. I'm losing money on the deal!

 :teddyr: You have money to lose on a deal? :teddyr:
 :hot: Could I interest you in a boom mic rental? :hot:
KitSplit (Prices Negotiable)
https://kitsplit.com/profile/lilcerberus/listings


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on March 24, 2017, 03:56:07 PM
It's warmer outside now than it is inside the house.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on March 26, 2017, 08:52:34 PM

A. My friend's mother used to dislike me openly with a cold, barely contained contraction of sentiment that lasted a decade and a half.

B. Because she adores my daughter she is suddenly actually being warm to me.

So:

C. Clearly she plans to do away with me and replace me in my kid's life.

I can't find a flaw in my logic, can anyone?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 27, 2017, 03:05:21 PM
The Barnum & Bailey train just hit a tractor-trailer in Nottoway County!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on March 27, 2017, 04:04:28 PM

A. My friend's mother used to dislike me openly with a cold, barely contained contraction of sentiment that lasted a decade and a half.

B. Because she adores my daughter she is suddenly actually being warm to me.

So:

C. Clearly she plans to do away with me and replace me in my kid's life.

I can't find a flaw in my logic, can anyone?
Seriously? Ow...
Don't go to any place named Stepford.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on March 29, 2017, 09:54:18 AM
Just learned about ugly battle behind the 14th amendment...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 01, 2017, 03:22:49 PM
Time for the VEDA challenge... 3:)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 03, 2017, 02:49:26 PM
Once a few years ago I was at this berit milah starring an eight-day-old boy, and I noticed there was this group of Russian immigrant Jews standing back around the food tables, eating herring and honey cakes and cold cuts on rye like bears out of hibernation. They weren't even in the part of the room near where the main event was...coming off, they had their backs turned (which, you know, given the nature of the occasion was probably a good idea), shoveling in the food as fast as they could, chattering in Russian, beady-eyed and furtive while all the American Jews and their goyim guests hung back, waiting for the polite time to eat.

So I turned to my friend and whispered, "Who are those people?"

She was like, "No idea."

"You don't know them?"

"No."

"Does anybody know them?"

"Probably not."

Then it hit me like a wave from on high, a sure-fire screenplay I was going to write: Bris Crashers!



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 03, 2017, 03:36:51 PM
BRIS CRASHERS!
 :bouncegiggle: Gotta love it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 03, 2017, 10:02:10 PM
I just signed up for Amazon Prime.
The grocery service isn't available in this area (23234).
Go figure.
God, I loathe this town!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 04, 2017, 04:47:48 PM
My sleep's been all screwed up lately, and that little old lady next door who just lost her husband has been firing up her lawn  mower at 6:00am the last two days...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 04, 2017, 09:42:56 PM
My sleep's been all screwed up lately, and that little old lady next door who just lost her husband has been firing up her lawn  mower at 6:00am the last two days...

Shame you don't live in Texas. In Texas you can legally shoot someone who "needs killin'." (That's why I had to get out of Austin.)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on April 06, 2017, 05:08:29 PM
My, but the toilet moss is colorful this season.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on April 07, 2017, 03:51:17 AM
My, but the toilet moss is colorful this season.

I beg my innocence, I had nothing to do with that.  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 07, 2017, 09:58:13 AM
You know what'd be a strange chain of events? Some man goes into his bathroom and sees he's out of toilet paper, so he reaches into the cabinet to get more, and hooks his index finger into the hole in the toilet paper, and inside is a black widow spider, which bites him, and he loses the top half of that finger. So he's mad at life about that, and when people ask how he lost his finger, he tells them, but they laugh, thinking he's making a joke. He gets angrier and angrier about this until one day someone laughs, and the man picks up the first thing he can grab, which happens to be a misshapen coconut, and hits the other man in the head. He is arrested for battery, goes to jail and serves eleven weeks, gets out, can't get a job, loses everything, takes the most bleak and soul-sucking task known to man, telemarketing for a funeral home, and finds life so filled with despair he decides to end it all by leaping in front of a train. He walks to the tracks and finds a dollar on the ground, and figures what the hey, one last throw of the dice for the heck of it, and he buys a lottery ticket, which wins, giving the man forty-two million dollars after taxes. He then decides to dedicate part of his winnings to funding a scientist who claims he can create a virus that will eradicate black widows from the planet. In fact the scientist's virus works so well it doesn't just kill off black widows alone, it wipes out arachnids planetwide, with the result that since one-half of all insectoid biomass passes through spiders' digestive tract, insects now overrun the world, destroying crops, spreading diseases, causing famine, plague, and ensuing resource-wars. One day a UN task force set up to trace the cause for the global catastrophe follows the trail back to the lottery winner missing half an index finger, and puts him on trial for crimes against Earth and all its denizens. He is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. In his cell he finds he is out of toilet paper, so reaches for a spare roll (the UN considering it cruel not to keep its prisoners well-supplied with TP) and inside is a Maricopa harvester ant, which bites his left index finger, causing the man to lose it. In anguish he spills to the floor of the prison clinic and weeps, asking God why has his life been so filled with torment. He then strokes out and dies, meets his creator who explains that in the life before last he used to be person who coined the phrase, "Have A Nice Day" and the only appropriate punishment the universe could devise for the life form behind the invention of a saying that brought so much annoyance to so many was that he experience an unending series of particularly bad incarnations.

Be strange, huh?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on April 07, 2017, 10:03:30 AM
You know what'd be a strange chain of events? Some man goes into his bathroom and sees he's out of toilet paper, so he reaches into the cabinet to get more, and hooks his index finger into the hole in the toilet paper, and inside is a black widow spider, which bites him, and he loses the top half of that finger. So he's mad at life about that, and when people ask how he lost his finger, he tells them, but they laugh, thinking he's making a joke. He gets angrier and angrier about this until one day someone laughs, and the man picks up the first thing he can grab, which happens to be a misshapen coconut, and hits the other man in the head. He is arrested for battery, goes to jail and serves eleven weeks, gets out, can't get a job, loses everything, takes the most bleak and soul-sucking task known to man, telemarketing for a funeral home, and finds life so filled with despair he decides to end it all by leaping in front of a train. He walks to the tracks and finds a dollar on the ground, and figures what the hey, one last throw of the dice for the heck of it, and he buys a lottery ticket, which wins, giving the man forty-two million dollars after taxes. He then decides to dedicate part of his winnings to funding a scientist who claims he can create a virus that will eradicate black widows from the planet. In fact the scientist's virus works so well it doesn't just kill off black widows alone, it wipes out arachnids planetwide, with the result that since one-half of all insectoid biomass passes through spiders' digestive tract, insects now overrun the world, destroying crops, spreading diseases, causing famine, plague, and ensuing resource-wars. One day a UN task force set up to trace the cause for the global catastrophe follows the trail back to the lottery winner missing half an index finger, and puts him on trial for crimes against Earth and all its denizens. He is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. In his cell he finds he is out of toilet paper, so reaches for a spare roll (the UN considering it cruel not to keep its prisoners well-supplied with TP) and inside is a Maricopa harvester ant, which bites his left index finger, causing the man to lose it. In anguish he spills to the floor of the prison clinic and weeps, asking God why has his life been so filled with torment. He then strokes out and dies, meets his creator who explains that in the life before last he used to be person who coined the phrase, "Have A Nice Day" and the only appropriate punishment the universe could devise for the life form behind the invention of a saying that brought so much annoyance to so many was that he experience an unending series of particularly bad incarnations.

Be strange, huh?

Why aren't you writing original screenplays for movies?

Oh, right, Hollywood doesn't do "original" anymore.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 09, 2017, 01:40:37 PM
Huh. Apparently you aren't allowed to use the word "wanker" in a review on Amazon.com.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 09, 2017, 07:10:51 PM
I liked it better when reruns of MST3K were cut up into one hour weekly segments, & each segment was introduced by that creepy guy from World At War.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 10, 2017, 01:59:58 PM
An old friend wrote me three times today; someone else who goes even farther back forgave my recent awfulness to him by saying what I did didn't actually bother him in the first place; another friend's book went live on Amazon, and already has a five-star review; I made a good commission on a sale this afternoon; my little girl and I are going someplace special in a bit; my old dog hasn't limped from hurt hips in four days; it's seventy and sunny, and I am happy!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 10, 2017, 05:37:28 PM
After going through two Nostalgia Electronics hot dog rollers, I just got one of these things;

https://www.cuisinart.com/discontinued/grills/gc-15.html (https://www.cuisinart.com/discontinued/grills/gc-15.html)

Trying to figure out what I can do with a griddle. Been doing hot dogs for so long. I don't even mess with the microwave or the toaster oven any more, just the hot dog roller.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 11, 2017, 01:55:47 PM
My mom still has this paper I wrote when I was in second grade and the teacher asked us to tell which jobs we thought were good and which were bad. I wrote that priests and garbage men had it made, because they both seemed to work just one day a week, and I felt bad for "the" phone operator, because she always had to be there in case someone called. I also said I'd be scared to be a doctor, because when you hit someone's knee with the little hammer, they might kick you.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on April 11, 2017, 06:15:40 PM
I think Toasted Cheez-Its is the best flavor behind original Cheez-its.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 12, 2017, 03:35:33 PM
I think gravity takes me fro granted...and after all I give it...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Chainsaw midget on April 12, 2017, 03:56:07 PM
My mom still has this paper I wrote when I was in second grade and the teacher asked us to tell which jobs we thought were good and which were bad. I wrote that priests and garbage men had it made, because they both seemed to work just one day a week, and I felt bad for "the" phone operator, because she always had to be there in case someone called. I also said I'd be scared to be a doctor, because when you hit someone's knee with the little hammer, they might kick you.
That all sounds about right to me. 


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 14, 2017, 02:49:42 PM
Ungh!
First we're told "Mother Of All Bombs" (not It's real name) is sexist, then somebody tells me Moab is one of Lot's inbred sons....
This week just keeps getting weirder...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on April 14, 2017, 07:03:39 PM
Ungh!
First we're told "Mother Of All Bombs" (not It's real name) is sexist, then somebody tells me Moab is one of Lot's inbred sons....
This week just keeps getting weirder...

Well, in the Old Testament Moab WAS one of Lot's inbred sons.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 14, 2017, 07:20:49 PM
Ungh!
First we're told "Mother Of All Bombs" (not It's real name) is sexist, then somebody tells me Moab is one of Lot's inbred sons....
This week just keeps getting weirder...

Well, in the Old Testament Moab WAS one of Lot's inbred sons.

I can see the tasteless and incredibly predictable SNL skit already... :lookingup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: telegonus on April 15, 2017, 04:39:30 AM
Ducks tend to remain in the water when it rains, as if enchanted. Rain tends to make them passive and unresponsive to anything outside of themselves.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on April 15, 2017, 05:11:31 AM
WWJD? for a Klondike Bar.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on April 15, 2017, 02:00:13 PM
A couple of weeks ago I was attending an intel brief being given by someone who has the ear of the Trump administration. Of all the things I could have asked like how if things went badly wrong would they counter the Russian S400 air defence, or if he really thought that preparing to refight the last big war was the best way to prepare for the next one, what I really, really wanted to ask was with Linda McMahon being given a position in the administation was there any chance the WWE was going to put on any shows from the White House? Didn't get a chance to ask it though. :(


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 16, 2017, 08:38:05 PM
Well, since I began my bad movie odyssey, Overdrawn At the Memory Bank aint half as bad as some of the crap I've sat through.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 20, 2017, 03:33:19 PM
Ducks tend to remain in the water when it rains, as if enchanted. Rain tends to make them passive and unresponsive to anything outside of themselves.
Like people on cells phones.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 21, 2017, 09:00:19 AM
I think our beagle Ernie is gay. He lives with our female dog, Chocolate, and shows zero interest in her, but the minute he sees another male dog, zoom, a-humpin' he goes with a definite "oh-yes-oh-yes"expression on his face. They try to say male dogs hump other male dogs for reasons of dominance, but I think it's homophobia to say animals can't be Pals With Dorothy. Besides, he really likes sequin collars.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on April 21, 2017, 09:46:27 AM
I think our beagle Ernie is gay. He lives with our female dog, Chocolate, and shows zero interest in her, but the minute he sees another male dog, zoom, a-humpin' he goes with a definite "oh-yes-oh-yes"expression on his face. They try to say male dogs hump other male dogs for reasons of dominance, but I think it's homophobia to say animals can't be Pals With Dorothy. Besides, he really likes sequin collars.

I can see this as the next Pixar movie: The Corgi with a Difference.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 22, 2017, 07:21:28 AM
I say we bugger the planet silly for Earth Day, just to show her who's boss. Let's make the ghost of Chief Seattle cry!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 22, 2017, 08:27:26 PM
Erf Day. I used to loathe biodegradable flowerpots because they came apart too easy, but I'm warming up to them. It's a lot easier to tell when a plant is getting potbound, and they're a lot easier on a potbound plant.

Now, I need to learn more about dirt.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 22, 2017, 09:35:54 PM
RIP Erin Moran


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 25, 2017, 02:51:22 PM
I can't abide being treated like a pound of porridge.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on April 26, 2017, 07:35:01 PM
Transcription is tedious.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 26, 2017, 10:16:04 PM
I just found out it was Denim Day.
When I was a kid, My parents woulda' had a conniption fit, no matter what the socio political cause. They HATED denim.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Newt on April 27, 2017, 06:15:13 AM
I just found out it was Denim Day.
When I was a kid, My parents woulda' had a conniption fit, no matter what the socio political cause. They HATED denim.

I was not allowed to wear denim jeans to school.  Horrors!   My mother was born in the 1930's.  Poor kids wore denim (according to her) and it was desperately important to her that we not wear it.  We could afford better and having achieved that was a big deal.  Denim was for labourers.  The drive to distance oneself from that can run deep.  Different worlds.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 27, 2017, 09:45:05 PM
I just found out it was Denim Day.
When I was a kid, My parents woulda' had a conniption fit, no matter what the socio political cause. They HATED denim.

I was not allowed to wear denim jeans to school.  Horrors!   My mother was born in the 1930's.  Poor kids wore denim (according to her) and it was desperately important to her that we not wear it.  We could afford better and having achieved that was a big deal.  Denim was for labourers.  The drive to distance oneself from that can run deep.  Different worlds.

My mom wouldn't explain that until I was in my early 20s. Before that, I thought they were just being stuck up like they were about everything else.
Fourteen or forty, your parents will always be from another planet...

I'll never understand how previous generations survived those itchy, scratchy, sweaty, uncomfortable, irritating polyester slacks...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 28, 2017, 11:54:15 AM
Happie Arbor Day!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 28, 2017, 10:48:29 PM
Still shopping Ebay, & I still don't see what good Amazon Prime is...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on April 29, 2017, 09:31:02 AM
Still shopping Ebay, & I still don't see what good Amazon Prime is...
Amazon Prime. Ain't that where Captain Kirk got his first STD?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 29, 2017, 10:55:45 PM
Why is it my adult pix clubs stopped sending me pictures of nude women, and have started sending me pictures of clothed women manhandling nude men?

What, do they think I've had that surgery or something?

Yeah, I went there!
Let the Boos come rolling in!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on April 30, 2017, 12:45:29 PM
Anybody know a good, inexpensive way to get started in Stereo Photography?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on April 30, 2017, 05:51:04 PM
Wow. I have 9 copyright claims on my most recent Youtube upload. Folks in Spain are blocked from viewing it. At least no one will make money off of it. Ah, the joys of age restricting your videos on Youtube!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on April 30, 2017, 07:28:32 PM
"There is no sex in Hell."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: claws on April 30, 2017, 10:36:53 PM
Pizza is delicious.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Zapranoth on May 01, 2017, 01:59:30 AM
Keep hearing the lyric in "Under Pressure" as

"Turned away from it all like a blind man
Sat on a bench, like a dumbf**k."

You are welcome.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 02, 2017, 03:56:23 PM
Does anybody know if I need a special kind of permit for a FLIR camera?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 03, 2017, 06:14:33 PM
I just bought a brush axe on Ebay... It's kinda like a kaiser blade, or a ditch bank blade... Now, My Ebay feed is recommending bridal gown accessories...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 04, 2017, 10:23:53 AM
National Star Wars Day!
How come I didn't get the memo?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 04, 2017, 03:10:02 PM
National Star Wars Day!
How come I didn't get the memo?

Dunno, man, I gave it to Jar-Jar to give to you and said take it right straight over...what could go wrong with that?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 04, 2017, 05:41:07 PM
@NancyPelosi Did ya ever ask where people like me are gonna come up with $1,400 a year?
How in the Hell is this a "Tax Break For The Rich?"

BTW, It's also National Prayer Day...
At least one of mine was answered!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 04, 2017, 09:04:54 PM
Okay... I need to learn to distinguish conifers...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 05, 2017, 01:33:43 PM
I dont' trust conifers...they talk behind your back, then spread your secrets Allll over the forest.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 06, 2017, 11:55:16 AM
I dont' trust conifers...they talk behind your back, then spread your secrets Allll over the forest.

So conifers are like the teenage girls of the forest, eh?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 06, 2017, 12:28:47 PM

Today is Kentucky Derby day, which means just one thing in my life: my uncle's party.

I guess he's not really my uncle, since he was married to my father's second-oldest sister, my (least favorite) aunt, and they got divorced years ago, but he is two of my cousins' father, and a really nice guy, so he invites us each year, and usually we go.

He invariably greets us at his door, beams ear to ear with a warm smile, tells us how happy he is we're there, and I wear an oversized hat, discreetly hang out, see the famous people he's also invited, big-wigs among Democrats, their hands always out for contributions-cum-bribes, some surprisingly upper-echelon celebrities sometimes, my uncle's Dorian Gray wife, who ages perhaps even less each year than my supernatural mother does (honestly, try being her daughter and having to live up to this woman who is almost freaking sixty and gets mistaken for my sister, I'm proud of her but it gets old....she is not normal, I tell you).

I think today he has a tribute for his late pseudo-friend John Glenn coming, complete with a Marine Corps band, which is a nice touch. In his younger days John Glenn would play golf with my uncle, my uncle would write him fat campaign checks and get certain metaphorical doors opened for him, get his radio stations licensed a little faster. It's how it works in that 1% of American life most people truly don't believe even exists, yet does....oh, how it does.

My cousin, who is much like an older sister to me in many ways----she used to try to scare me off sex and drugs, even as she told me incredibly tantalizing stories about her involvement in both---gets me to choke down a mint julep every Derby day, a foul concoction that makes me feel like my stomach is trying to come out my contorted face. I writhe, she chuckles and tries to hand me another, but, no, one is 100% more than my limit, thanks.

The race itself is a little over two minutes in length, so you have to invent things for people to do the other four hours they're in attendance, too early in the season to swim in this part of the country, even in a heated pool, too wet today to be out on the lawn (because that's what my uncle has "a lawn" not a "yard" like we mere mortals have). So he has a string quartet on hand, loaned out from the local chamber orchestra which he underwrites, a rock band, the aforementioned Marine Corps band, a comic, who knows what else. Plus he'll meet 'n greet, and I don't think any person on the planet, including my aunt, his mean ex-wife (who has a deep grudge against me she's nursed since I let loose with a very public lapse in judgment in 1995) dislikes my uncle in the slightest, he truly is a good soul, generous, kind, friendly, faithful to his wife (though what man wouldn't be, she looks like a supermodel) so the time will be filled in conversation if nothing else. When it's my turn to have a few minutes with him, he'll likely call me this nickname he has since I was little "Ellie Two Shoes" and maybe this will finally be the year I get to the bottom of the mystery of why he's always called me that: doesn't everybody wear two shoes?

My uncle, ex-uncle, never-was-uncle, whatever, let's just say uncle, he makes me laugh and always has. He has an interesting life story. He comes from very old Deep South money, raised Catholic in a city that's 90% Baptist, and moved up here from Alabama to go to college and then stayed around, except the part of the year he lives in Aruba, where his (second) wife, who has citizenship in the Netherlands is more or less from. He barely sounds like he's from Alabama, except when he wants to, talking as he sometimes does about the football team there, which he calls simply "the Tide" and then he'll affect a nasal-less accent that surely, SURELY does not really exist under the skies of God's blue Earth.

So that's my day, a party at his house, which might properly be called an estate (must be interesting to be so rich) and maybe I'll even manage to see this two minute horse race at the Kentucky Derby party, who knows. In the meantime, I try to smile, stay out of most people's way, and do my best not to gawk at money on display amid people who probably never had to do their own taxes in their whole life.

Poor me, eh?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 07, 2017, 11:11:16 AM
I went to early morning Mass today with my oldest, who is determined to turn Papist next Easter Vigil, and while I prefer to sit in the back, preferably with a nice assassination-preventing wall behind me (I worry I might get into politics in some twisted future when time travel is invented and a stalker might come for me in the here and now), we always sit up front because the people we meet there seem to want to be close to the altar, and anyway, there is this old lady who sits ahead of us like her name is engraved on the pew, and this cheerfully sweet old dear wears the same hat every week, a hat so big it'd be a bit much even by Kentucky Derby standards---seriously, Cad Bane would say that's a big hat---so it's kind of like a minor contest each Sunday among the six of us to see who winds up behind the hat lady.

Well today it was me, and I was looking forward, 7 AM, mind drifting (sorry about that, Jesus) and I saw out of the corner of my eye that the crown of the hat was...moving. I focused my eyes and atop this hat was a bee walking across the fake flowers above it, mostly hanging on, moving slowly, but, yes, a real live bee.

I was stumped, what to do, interrupt her obvious reverie or risk her getting stung? What if she was allergic? Oh, gosh, scary thought.

I decided I'd watch the bee, and if she (for basically any bee you ever see is female) looked like she was going to fly down onto the old lady, I'd tell the old lady about it.

This vigil went on for probably half the Mass, and this was a High Mass, not one of those wussy little in-and-out weekdays Masses, so we're talking an investment of time here. The lady'd stand up, the bee would hold on. She'd sit, the bee would hold on. She'd kneel (because God cannot hear a sitting Catholic's prayers, just a fact) and the bee would still hang on. Cold morning here for May, so I assume the bee was slow-moving, though perhaps she just liked where she was.

Finally it was the part of the Mass where people assemble to take Communion, and being, according to Catholic reckoning, neck-deep in Mortal Sin, I honor the tradition by not going up and partaking, so I had to watch this old lady with the bee in her bonnet go up and I thought, well if this doesn't make the bee take off, nothing will. But I was wrong, when she came back and knelt down for a meditative moment after eating Jesus up there, I saw there was that determined little six-legger, still on her hat.

By this time I'd taken quite the attachment to the bee and wished her well, and I knew from biology that if I shooed the bee off the lady, likely the bee would be unable to find her way back to her hive, so I decided since the insect had done its human host no harm for the past hour, chances were it might be all right after that on the homeward drive.

So the Mass ended ("...go in peace to love and serve the Lord...." "....thanks be to God....") and I watched the sweet old dear leave church and I can only hope she transported the bee all the way back home where she flew off with a story for her sisters in the colony somewhere on the east side of town, and that my apis-friendly decision did not result in the old lady getting stung in route and causing a massive ten-car pileup as she writhed in shock at her sudden burning agony.

My morning thus far: playing God.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 08, 2017, 09:55:00 AM
Soul-shredding evening yesterday that made me question everything about myself and my life, sat up thinking almost all night and that segued into a bad morning capped by a downer conversation, still went into work today, got b***hed at by my boss, almost quit, haven't so far because he was technically right, keep thinking, though, that there is a constant offer for another job I could take for easily triple the money although with someone with whom I have a deeply weird personal history, I also find myself wanting to tell off my father for ruining my life by setting me on a bad career path when I was seventeen, I'm also married to someone who is either doing something altruistic or damning and which is now drawing in our oldest daughter which is getting deeply into my head today, and I keep wondering, I really, really keep wondering, is it morally wrong to be angry at a dying person at the heart of much of this, even if she has never exactly wronged me?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on May 08, 2017, 05:09:26 PM
Soul-shredding evening yesterday that made me question everything about myself and my life, sat up thinking almost all night and that segued into a bad morning capped by a downer conversation, still went into work today, got b***hed at by my boss, almost quit, haven't so far because he was technically right, keep thinking, though, that there is a constant offer for another job I could take for easily triple the money although with someone with whom I have a deeply weird personal history, I also find myself wanting to tell off my father for ruining my life by setting me on a bad career path when I was seventeen, I'm also married to someone who is either doing something altruistic or damning and which is now drawing in our oldest daughter which is getting deeply into my head today, and I keep wondering, I really, really keep wondering, is it morally wrong to be angry at a dying person at the heart of much of this, even if she has never exactly wronged me?

If the person is manipulating events, then, hell yes, be angry at them. If the events are unfolding without manipulation, then be angry at the situation.

If someone is dying, it does NOT give them the right to control others.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 08, 2017, 11:53:30 PM
I hate insomnia.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 09, 2017, 07:51:21 AM
I hate insomnia.

Me too. Just the thought of insomnia keeps me up at night.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on May 09, 2017, 10:28:53 AM
The Iowa towns of DeWitt and Clinton are named after 19th century New York Governor DeWitt Clinton.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 09, 2017, 11:35:32 AM
I hate insomnia.

Me too. Just the thought of insomnia keeps me up at night.

It does suck.
On the other hand, you eventually figure out where to find the best sandwich at four in the morning.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 10, 2017, 09:09:43 PM
I still need to consult a plumber & decide between the Kohler Wellworth/ Wellworth Classic, and the Project Source Standard...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on May 11, 2017, 06:51:51 AM
Was having a BBQ on my birthday round at my brothers and my 8 year old nephew asked me to go in the pool with him. Asked my wife to put sun cream on my back. There were two bottles on the table, one was water proof stuff, the other one wasn't. Guess which one she put on me?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 11, 2017, 09:45:18 AM
Possible tornadoes today. Business as usual in late springtime in the American Midwest.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 11, 2017, 09:30:40 PM
Speaking as a person with mild autism, Dylann Roof has just admitted, in a really weird way, that he is one retarded dude!

Yeah, I went there!
Let the Boos come Rolling in!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 13, 2017, 09:03:15 PM
I feel like I've been getting assaulted by morning people lately...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: FatFreddysCat on May 14, 2017, 05:45:01 PM
7-11 needs to bring back their Salted Caramel flavored coffee, cuz that stuff was da BOMB.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 15, 2017, 04:45:41 PM
I feel like I've been getting assaulted by morning people lately...
Yeah...lack of caffeine brings out the original Godzilla in all of us.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 15, 2017, 08:49:57 PM
RIP Powers Boothe


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 15, 2017, 10:36:12 PM
RIP Powers Boothe

I just discovered that for years, I've been confusing Michael Ironside and John Saxon with The Late Powers Boothe...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 16, 2017, 12:33:31 PM
Okay, I'll make a deal with ya'! You can get rid of all the Civil War memorials & statues, And turn all the cities into Sanctuary Cities IF AND ONLY IF you bring back The Volstead Act!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 16, 2017, 01:46:02 PM
Ever wonder how I have the time to write such long f**king posts on here?

A. My child's naptime when I have to be quiet.

B. A job that combines busy-ness with long periods of having nothing to do.


And as for why I write long posts on here even with the opportunities arising?

A. Insanity.

(That is all.)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 17, 2017, 07:56:08 AM
I must complete the Yearbook today, at least the Kindle version. No excuses!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 17, 2017, 05:20:11 PM
I finished the Kindle submit and swam my first laps of the year. I've earned a little treat. Hillbilly heroin, here I come!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on May 17, 2017, 06:00:38 PM
My turtles need a bath.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 17, 2017, 09:21:29 PM
First load of laundry in months, done.
 Expecting a new toilet tomorrow.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 18, 2017, 09:09:13 AM
RIP Chris Cornell


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 18, 2017, 11:07:23 AM
Funny how the passing of Roger Ailes is getting more press, yet more people care about the passing of Chris Cornell...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on May 18, 2017, 03:37:00 PM
Funny how the passing of Roger Ailes is getting more press, yet more people care about the passing of Chris Cornell...

I don't know about that, I had no idea who Chris Cornell was until today. Depends on your age bracket and interests, I guess.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on May 18, 2017, 06:25:56 PM
Funny how the passing of Roger Ailes is getting more press, yet more people care about the passing of Chris Cornell...

I don't know about that, I had no idea who Chris Cornell was until today. Depends on your age bracket and interests, I guess.

Same here. And after listening to "Black Hole Sun", I understand why I wouldn't remember it or the singer.

Yeah, BOO me all you want. Nobody is greater than Slim Whitman, folks!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 18, 2017, 08:09:53 PM
Funny how the passing of Roger Ailes is getting more press, yet more people care about the passing of Chris Cornell...


I don't know about that, I had no idea who Chris Cornell was until today. Depends on your age bracket and interests, I guess.


Same here. And after listening to "Black Hole Sun", I understand why I wouldn't remember it or the singer.

Yeah, BOO me all you want. Nobody is greater than Slim Whitman, folks!


It's probably those ten years I spent at WRIR 97.3fm, getting to know all those musicians, DJs, critics, & others who hate me & everything I stand for...

http://youtu.be/zkC0xYhtGTU/ (http://youtu.be/zkC0xYhtGTU/)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 19, 2017, 11:11:32 AM
Reduce children, reduce crime!

FACT: 100% of criminals ARE CURRENTLY NOW OR WERE ONCE CHILDREN!!!!!!

The people who operate this website strike me as very sane:

https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/2017/05/children-cause-of-all-crime.html


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 20, 2017, 09:02:28 PM
People are picking on Melania Trump for not wearing a headscarf on her visit to the Arab world, citing possible offense given through her omission, and one question I'd like to ask those who vicariously complain on behalf of the Arabs: do Arab women remove their headscarves when they come to the West, so as not to offend us?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 20, 2017, 11:26:40 PM
"I only watch the news for the weather report, and they're  not even honest about THAT."


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on May 21, 2017, 01:49:06 PM
People are picking on Melania Trump for not wearing a headscarf on her visit to the Arab world, citing possible offense given through her omission, and one question I'd like to ask those who vicariously complain on behalf of the Arabs: do Arab women remove their headscarves when they come to the West, so as not to offend us?

It is always the civilized who must alter their behavior and dress to avoid offending barbarians.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 21, 2017, 05:58:38 PM
Been abusing my meds again... Gonna be dealing with that over the coming days. Need to figure out a way to get a grip on that, and those old demons. Clowns never really bothered me; It's "Normal" people that make me cringe.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 23, 2017, 08:59:53 PM
Bit horse today from thinking I could shout back at bad memories.
Really.
Been a strange month.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on May 24, 2017, 10:45:27 AM
Every so often I just google random words and phrases in an attempt to mess up their algorithyms for targetted advertising.

Apparantly this is working perhaps a but too well, although I cannot think which combination of things I have searched for could possibly have let them to target dating websites for people looking for single male muslims at me.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 24, 2017, 03:37:57 PM
I've been playing with new things. Computer things...be very, very worried.
(http://)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on May 25, 2017, 08:56:42 AM
Was a lovely day today, so I decided to put in a days leave and spend it with the wife. We went for a walk along the harbour, took some pictures of the beach and sea, went to a cafe for lunch and then strolled along the waters edge eating ice creams. Today was a good day. Nothing complicated, just spending time with each other and enjoying it. It amazes me more and more every day that even after more than four years we still seem to be in the honeymoon period.

Decided to use an online page to start up a D&D campaign with some friends scattered over Europe. Would much rather be a player than the DM, but I am writing a campaign just now (in between popping onto other pages) and watching fantasy films to keep me in the right frame of mind (Dungeons & Dragons 3: The Book Of Vile Darkness at the moment).


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 27, 2017, 05:00:26 PM
RIP Gregg Allman


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 29, 2017, 12:58:57 PM
About sixteen years ago I knew a woman from France who told me she switched dentists recently, and I could tell she wanted me to ask, "Oh, yeah, how come?" so I did and I'd say she had a pretty good reason since her former dentist was arrested in connection with murdering at least six and possibly nine young women over the course of I forget how many years, but it was spread out a bit.

I asked if the dentist was creepy and she said not at all, he was the warmest, nicest person ever, except in retrospect he'd do two odd things. One was he seemed to really like to feel your pulse at your neck with his bare fingertips, and the other was he'd personally call your house to check on you if he'd done a procedure on you that day, and then ask if your doors were locked, because he said he did neighborhood watch volunteer work in his own community and cared about his patients' safety!

Whoa.




Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 29, 2017, 01:35:43 PM
Not all service personnel gave their lives in combat... Some were killed in testing, training & transit.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 29, 2017, 07:19:41 PM
After at least twenty-five years of watching & rewatching Zardoz, I finally figured out what a Webley-Fosbery automatic revolver is...

And, now that I know what a Webley-Fosbery automatic revolver is, I kinda don't see the point. I mean, semi-automatic pistols & double-action revolvers had already been around a while.

Besides, for a gun, it seems something of a clunky novelty...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on May 30, 2017, 05:39:52 PM
After at least twenty-five years of watching & rewatching Zardoz, I finally figured out what a Webley-Fosbery automatic revolver is...

And, now that I know what a Webley-Fosbery automatic revolver is, I kinda don't see the point. I mean, semi-automatic pistols & double-action revolvers had already been around a while.

Besides, for a gun, it seems something of a clunky novelty...
Proof of the wise saying "Just because you can do something, does not mean you have to do it."

P.S. LilCerb...RE: you post above. Do you listen to Dennis Prager? He mentioned that in his Memorial day show.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on May 31, 2017, 01:59:45 AM
About sixteen years ago I knew a woman from France who told me she switched dentists recently, and I could tell she wanted me to ask, "Oh, yeah, how come?" so I did and I'd say she had a pretty good reason since her former dentist was arrested in connection with murdering at least six and possibly nine young women over the course of I forget how many years, but it was spread out a bit.

I asked if the dentist was creepy and she said not at all, he was the warmest, nicest person ever, except in retrospect he'd do two odd things. One was he seemed to really like to feel your pulse at your neck with his bare fingertips, and the other was he'd personally call your house to check on you if he'd done a procedure on you that day, and then ask if your doors were locked, because he said he did neighborhood watch volunteer work in his own community and cared about his patients' safety!

Whoa.

 :buggedout: :buggedout:

Was it this guy?

(https://www.filmlinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/marathonman2-1600x900-c-default.jpg)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 31, 2017, 10:14:27 AM
Helpful hint: If ever you need to buy your daughter a black dress so your husband can take her to California with him for the funeral of a woman with whom he used to be in love, just buy the girl a black dress and bring it back to her, don't take her to a boutique and let her pick out her own or you'll stand around for an hour while she tries on every one in the shop, then spend another hour arguing with her about why the one she likes is not the one she should wear, then spend another hour driving home to a wall of silence from her because the one you bought her is the one she wanted least. (I'm at step two now with step three to look forward to.) As I was just telling the owner here, she's eight. Imagine when we clash over clothes when she's about thirteen.

Anyone wanna take over for a while? She cleans her room, speaks French, uses sign language, plays piano, makes good grades and plays soccer like I had a fling with Landon Donovan. She has bad fashion sense, though, and isn't very nice to her mother sometimes....


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on May 31, 2017, 03:18:42 PM
Helpful hint: If ever you need to buy your daughter a black dress so your husband can take her to California with him for the funeral of a woman with whom he used to be in love, just buy the girl a black dress and bring it back to her, don't take her to a boutique and let her pick out her own or you'll stand around for an hour while she tries on every one in the shop, then spend another hour arguing with her about why the one she likes is not the one she should wear, then spend another hour driving home to a wall of silence from her because the one you bought her is the one she wanted least. (I'm at step two now with step three to look forward to.) As I was just telling the owner here, she's eight. Imagine when we clash over clothes when she's about thirteen.

Anyone wanna take over for a while? She cleans her room, speaks French, uses sign language, plays piano, makes good grades and plays soccer like I had a fling with Landon Donovan. She has bad fashion sense, though, and isn't very nice to her mother sometimes....

Umm...if I, say, "accidentally" sold her to a grandmother in need of a child to pamper, would I have to split that money with you?  :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on May 31, 2017, 03:22:04 PM
Helpful hint: If ever you need to buy your daughter a black dress so your husband can take her to California with him for the funeral of a woman with whom he used to be in love, just buy the girl a black dress and bring it back to her, don't take her to a boutique and let her pick out her own or you'll stand around for an hour while she tries on every one in the shop, then spend another hour arguing with her about why the one she likes is not the one she should wear, then spend another hour driving home to a wall of silence from her because the one you bought her is the one she wanted least. (I'm at step two now with step three to look forward to.) As I was just telling the owner here, she's eight. Imagine when we clash over clothes when she's about thirteen.

Anyone wanna take over for a while? She cleans her room, speaks French, uses sign language, plays piano, makes good grades and plays soccer like I had a fling with Landon Donovan. She has bad fashion sense, though, and isn't very nice to her mother sometimes....

Umm...if I, say, "accidentally" sold her to a grandmother in need of a child to pamper, would I have to split that money with you?  :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

What kinda money we talking 'bout?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on May 31, 2017, 03:32:04 PM
Helpful hint: If ever you need to buy your daughter a black dress so your husband can take her to California with him for the funeral of a woman with whom he used to be in love, just buy the girl a black dress and bring it back to her, don't take her to a boutique and let her pick out her own or you'll stand around for an hour while she tries on every one in the shop, then spend another hour arguing with her about why the one she likes is not the one she should wear, then spend another hour driving home to a wall of silence from her because the one you bought her is the one she wanted least. (I'm at step two now with step three to look forward to.) As I was just telling the owner here, she's eight. Imagine when we clash over clothes when she's about thirteen.

Anyone wanna take over for a while? She cleans her room, speaks French, uses sign language, plays piano, makes good grades and plays soccer like I had a fling with Landon Donovan. She has bad fashion sense, though, and isn't very nice to her mother sometimes....

Umm...if I, say, "accidentally" sold her to a grandmother in need of a child to pamper, would I have to split that money with you?  :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

What kinda money we talking 'bout?

Sorry, I just found out that when the old lady said she was gonna pay in cookies, it wasn't some weird slang for money. What am I gonna do with 50,000 freaking cookies? Deal's off.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 31, 2017, 04:45:27 PM
I wonder what Jill Greenberg thinks of Kathy Griffin.
Seriously.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 31, 2017, 06:17:24 PM
Aaanndd now, I'm wondering what Gabriel Range & Simon Finch Think of Kathy Griffin...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 31, 2017, 10:41:19 PM
Anybody remember how Gabriel Range & Simon Finch won an award for their depiction of a dead George W. Bush, but you couldn't make a crack about some primate that had recently passed away or needed to be put down without being accused of making some sort of threat against the Bamster?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on May 31, 2017, 11:09:14 PM
So, I keep seeing this article pop up saying Maza plans to bring back the wankel sometime in the next decade...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 01, 2017, 07:38:29 PM
I just saw The Fast And The Furious 6 (I think it was 6).

It really bugs me how those old "Cash For Clunkers" ads feature all the exact same kind of "classic" cars they buy at that auction in London.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 02, 2017, 09:02:47 AM
Since my husband is out of town, I slept with two people last night, and one of them was a girl.   :cheers:




Fortunately they're only six and five, and I'm sort of related to both of them. Funny how you get used to not sleeping alone, isn't it?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 02, 2017, 11:30:04 AM
I find the words 'Fling Twaddle Wombat' a very useful phrase when startled.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 02, 2017, 09:13:17 PM
So, apparently, there were two music groups from the 1980s called "The Firm". One featured Paul Rodgers, Jimmy Page, Chris Slade, and Tony Franklin. The other one did Star Trekkin'.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 03, 2017, 09:34:08 PM
Went to the hardware store to buy some bricks & a thatch rake.

As I was passing through the garden section, it occurred to me, that in a weird way, the specific selection of flowers they had smelled kinda like meat.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 03, 2017, 10:02:41 PM
Though today was nice and tomorrow should also be fun, everyone here (average age 5.5) is asleep, no one anywhere else is home from Maine to Texas, I have nothing I want to read or watch or write, I can't go anywhere, and I am a little bored (gee, El, really????) and I fear insomnia lies ahead of me tonight.

Under the floorboards
Yesteryear's dust lies keening
Like maddened treefrogs.


I am so lost tonight I am spewing haiku.....


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: bob on June 04, 2017, 10:47:34 AM
I just farted


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 04, 2017, 05:23:39 PM
I just farted
Good to know I'm not the only one... :lookingup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Allhallowsday on June 05, 2017, 12:56:56 AM
eat sh!t


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on June 05, 2017, 02:23:30 AM
I think my thumb is plotting against me . . .


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 05, 2017, 04:16:57 PM
The dog said 'Ah,ha."
Raymond Burr faced Godzilla.
The dog was impressed.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 06, 2017, 09:14:31 AM
d-day... Normandy landings... Not on my calendars for some reason...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 06, 2017, 03:45:49 PM
It gripes me that so few people care today. Do anyone (Besides Indy) teach history correctly any more?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 06, 2017, 09:06:10 PM
It's kinda hard to imagine that a cartoon character created by a misogynistic psychologist & bigamist in the 1940s has since  become a feminist icon...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 07, 2017, 10:18:31 AM
Matcha makes me feel like someone has replaced the bones in my skull with glass.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 10, 2017, 10:54:49 AM
RIP Adam West


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 12, 2017, 02:25:45 PM
Not sure what to make of this; I just heard voters in Puerto Rico just voted 97% for U.S. Statehood, but only 23% of voters showed up to vote...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 13, 2017, 10:25:20 AM
Not sure what to make of this; I just heard voters in Puerto Rico just voted 97% for U.S. Statehood, but only 23% of voters showed up to vote...

I been thinking about that and I'm not sure the Republican Congress will allow heavily Democratic Puerto Rico into the union without internecine warfare in the aisles. (Not a topic I'm wanting to start, just a thought I had when I heard about the vote.)

My actual random statement is: I think my years of Chap Stick addiction have left my lips unable to form any natural moisture.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on June 13, 2017, 11:15:05 AM
My actual random statement is: I think my years of Chap Stick addiction have left my lips unable to form any natural moisture.

Then it's time for the hard candies, like older people use to keep their mouths moist. A moist mouth means a damp tongue to keep those lips moist.

To all the people creeped out by the word "moist"  -- moistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoistmoist.   :teddyr:  :tongueout: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 13, 2017, 02:34:25 PM
Moist? Vas iss das?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 13, 2017, 03:18:55 PM
Moist? Vas iss das?

I think it's the essence of wetness, isn't it?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on June 14, 2017, 05:34:25 AM
The SAC (airforce equivilent of a private) I am working with on guard got told by a Warrant Officer (as high as you can go in the ranks as a non commissioned officer) to have his hair cut by tomorrow night (since we are working nights). He went to explain to the Warrant that he had been planning to get it done when he finished guard duty at the end of the week. The Warrant told him he wasn't interested in excuses, just to get it done before the next shift to which thinking he was being funny replied "Yes sir, no sir, three bags full sir".

I then had to explain the SAC later, that this particular Warrant Officer was so old school he was practically fossilized, and gave him some career advice about not joking around with Warrants like that unless you know them very, very well indeed. I also explained that this Warrant is the one in charge of manning on camp and decides where you go and when you go there, which is you are someone who is about to go away on a promotion course and hope to return to this base afterward rather than being posted elsewhere... well this was the last guy you want to p**s off.

Anyway, he decided to go for a haircut as soon as the barbers opened this morning and then go up to the Warrant's office and apologise. Will be interesting to see how that goes for him when I go back on shift tonight.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 16, 2017, 09:33:59 PM
Up to my ears in hock...
New toilet, two different plumbers, because the first one didn't know what he was doing...
New eyeglasses, & I had to get a new prescription because the old one expired...
New A/C for the car today, & my mom got talked into replacing the one for my house...
Still not through paying for this stuff... https://kitsplit.com/profile/lilcerberus/listings/

Still not as bad as that year I had possums...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 17, 2017, 04:34:03 AM
Okay, so... I've got Watergate, The OJ Simpson chase, and the Charleston Massacre...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_17 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_17)
https://www.brainyhistory.com/days/june_17.html (https://www.brainyhistory.com/days/june_17.html)
https://www.google.com/search?num=100&newwindow=1&site=&q=June+17&oi=ddle&ct=user-birthday-5656109189693440-lawcta&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjU27DYxsTUAhXMPT4KHdDNCnMQPQgG&biw=1118&bih=621&dpr=1 (https://www.google.com/search?num=100&newwindow=1&site=&q=June+17&oi=ddle&ct=user-birthday-5656109189693440-lawcta&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjU27DYxsTUAhXMPT4KHdDNCnMQPQgG&biw=1118&bih=621&dpr=1)

I only recognize a few of these people...
https://www.google.com/search?num=100&newwindow=1&sa=X&biw=1118&bih=621&q=june+17+famous+birthdays&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAONgFuLQz9U3MDHILVOCs7REs5Ot9LML4nPK9VMSS1KtkjKLSjKKAcOaRJwtAAAA&ved=0ahUKEwiC67DfxsTUAhWGZj4KHaGjD9IQMQjTBSgAMHk (https://www.google.com/search?num=100&newwindow=1&sa=X&biw=1118&bih=621&q=june+17+famous+birthdays&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAONgFuLQz9U3MDHILVOCs7REs5Ot9LML4nPK9VMSS1KtkjKLSjKKAcOaRJwtAAAA&ved=0ahUKEwiC67DfxsTUAhWGZj4KHaGjD9IQMQjTBSgAMHk)

https://open.spotify.com/user/12123460900/playlist/2TclL0YtSnZ7iJa6MT0Gx8 (https://open.spotify.com/user/12123460900/playlist/2TclL0YtSnZ7iJa6MT0Gx8)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on June 17, 2017, 05:58:07 AM
Actually managed to sit down and plan out my upcoming D&D campaign. It's going to start them saving a village from a pack of wild dogs that have been attacking the settlement. During the course of the adventure the party  may or may not discover the villagers lynched the owner of a small farm and its his dogs that have been attacking people out of starvation. They should hopefully also discover a magical item that will lead them onto the overarching plot line.

Who am I kidding? The party will go on a killing spree at the first mention of an NPC then turn into pyromaniacs as soon as they can get their hands on a fireball spell.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 18, 2017, 11:33:03 AM
RIP Stephen Furst


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 18, 2017, 09:47:22 PM
My father drank himself to death in 1999.
The other day, my sister cropped me out of a picture of him for fathers' day...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 19, 2017, 08:25:33 AM
Yaaaay, today I get to mind the shop all alone! My inner Dwight Schrute, prepare to run wild! Half-ply toilet paper in the restrooms, firings left and right, and beets in the vending machines!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 19, 2017, 05:32:43 PM
Yaaaay, today I get to mind the shop all alone! My inner Dwight Schrute, prepare to run wild! Half-ply toilet paper in the restrooms, firings left and right, and beets in the vending machines!
Dwight Schlutz? Ah, Mad Dog Murdock! I appreciate your plans, BTW. Excelsior!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 24, 2017, 11:13:41 PM
Still have no idea what elevated calcium means...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 26, 2017, 07:58:42 AM
May everyone have a great day as you choose to define it, quiet walk in the woods, a bad movie, lunch with an old friend, leather chaps and the twelfth chapter of 50 Shades, I don't judge. The new interns have arrived, prim as Victorian governesses, lax as salaried salespeople, young as the first ray of winter sunrise, little memories stretching only back to the second Bush years, so like an Ann Taylor-clad drill sergeant, I am off to send them into the salt mines....


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on June 26, 2017, 04:00:51 PM
Perfect time to work on the evil laugh. BWA-HAHAHAHAHAH (ect,ect)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 28, 2017, 06:01:49 PM
RIP Michael Bond


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on June 29, 2017, 09:54:51 AM
Thursday June 29, 1995

The Sears men brought the new dishwasher today and installed it and took out the old one, and Charlotte Sometimes and I watched them do it, offered them something to drink, and mostly stayed out of their way. There was a middle-aged black man who didn’t say much, and a moon-faced man a few years older than me, who had receding mousey brownish hair and talked a little more, and ALMOST reminded me he was vaguely retarded. I like the chrome finish of the new machine, and it reminds me of Allie’s kitchen. I put on some dishes as soon as they left.

Dad called at lunch and I told him how it went, he said good. He said (how did I miss this) he left me a blank check in the hutch and if I felt like it I could go grocery shopping. So I got that and changed into a better top and skirt and went to Krogers and loaded up on everything. I think I like grocery shopping as well as any other kind of shopping because it amazes me that all this stuff from the ends and edges of the earth can be brought here to Ohio and be there for us to buy, and not be a lot more money than they are. 

Mostly I just got normal stuff but I did do this one impulse buy. They had big bath towels on sale for $2.99 each, and I saw this one that was this perfect blood red. Dead on like blood. The other reds weren’t this same shade, so I bought it and it’s in my bathroom on the rack, and seriously, it looks like a cascade of blood is flowing over the bar and hanging in mid-air. It’s the most startling hue of red. I don’t want it to fade.

Oh, boy, this is making me sound demented, isn’t it? Well I see that color as life-affirming instead of morbid, K?

Walking Charlotte to the park between rains after I got home, I saw a baby robin hopping semi-flightless along the grass, so I picked it up and set it up onto a tree branch and I hope it stays there, because it reminds me it’s only hours from mastering short hop-flights.

Brian called and I was at first wanting to strategize and try to gang up so we could handle him coming here, but he said, “Just relax, will you? What’ll be will be. I’m who I am, he knows a lot already anyway. I think this is more of a formality than you think it is.”

I wonder how he ever got to have that confidence in himself he does? Maybe it comes from having a younger sibling. I wish we could get this out of the way and move forward.

Made dinner, went up to the park again, rain made us come back early. Saw some show about fifty years of female comics, but only halfway watched it while I talked to Allie, who said she is now back to two days for her sobriety, but she “only” drank three vodka and OJs, before she stopped and poured the pitcher out and called her sponsor, so it wasn’t what she called a “major recursion.” I told her well done and good luck, and she kept coming back to it instead of other topics so we talked about that, mostly, except she got hired at Blockbuster and that was making her feel up tonight. I asked if it might help her if she had someone in her life who cared about her, and she said Julia, her sponsor does, and I said, no, like in a relationship, and she said, “Ellie, I am not in a place in my life for one of those.”

My poor damaged little cousin. I swear it seems like I am older than her in most ways.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on June 30, 2017, 01:40:04 PM
With all this crap about rewriting the history of the American Civil War, It occurs to me that no one's ever really talked about how the Commonwealth Of Virginia became two completely different states...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 03, 2017, 11:41:09 AM
I think CNN's just upset because they didn't come up with the idea first.
http://youtu.be/SXWVpcypf0w (http://youtu.be/SXWVpcypf0w)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 04, 2017, 01:21:14 PM
I am really beginning to dread weekends & holidays...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: A.J. Bauer on July 05, 2017, 01:40:52 AM
How is this 47 pages long?!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on July 05, 2017, 06:49:59 AM
Because people keep posting random statements on it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 05, 2017, 07:08:41 AM
Because people keep posting random statements on it.

But they are random statements about things no one should care about. Well, supposed to be.

Example: Raylan Givens liked blue better than red.

Who the hell is Raylan Givens, and why should I care what his favorite color is?

Bad example: I've cut myself, and it won't stop bleeding.

Random, yes, but worrisome and should be a cause for concern.

This has been a PSA from your friendly local Thread Nazi.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 05, 2017, 12:44:55 PM
Antibiotics... I wonder what it is about doctors, that they're so anxious to stick children with needles, yet they're more insistent on giving pills to grown ups...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 05, 2017, 02:36:57 PM
Antibiotics... I wonder what it is about doctors, that they're so anxious to stick children with needles, yet they're more insistent on giving pills to grown ups...

What can you expect from a profession that (according to a JAMA article in 1988) kills more Americans every year than anything except heart disease and strokes.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on July 05, 2017, 04:09:35 PM
I can't stop chewing my fingernails...just glad I stop before they bleed.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 05, 2017, 05:23:24 PM
Always something about replacing an old vinyl record or 4 track audio cassette with an old compact disk on the reason that the artist or record label decided not to re-release it on MP3...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 07, 2017, 09:15:01 AM
I bet Billy Graham on crack would've made for a mighty interesting crusade.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 07, 2017, 11:20:22 AM
I bet Billy Graham on crack would've made for a mighty interesting crusade.

AAAAARRRRGGGGHHH!!!! That Jerk Kept Preempting Earth2!
 :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 07, 2017, 11:54:58 PM
I'm getting old... and alone... and I haven't done much with my life... All my dreams are starting to depress me.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 08, 2017, 10:30:01 AM
I'm getting old... and alone... and I haven't done much with my life... All my dreams are starting to depress me.

Make new ones. Smaller, perhaps, but fairly easy to achieve.

And discard the linear thought process now and then. It inhibits dreams with things like logic and process. Let your dreams flow until they find that one crack in the wall you are trying to breach, then fill that crack and chip away. Even if you never make it all the way through, at least you made progress and hopefully gained wisdom, friends, and proud memories.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 08, 2017, 11:13:44 AM
I'm getting old... and alone... and I haven't done much with my life... All my dreams are starting to depress me.

Make new ones. Smaller, perhaps, but fairly easy to achieve.

And discard the linear thought process now and then. It inhibits dreams with things like logic and process. Let your dreams flow until they find that one crack in the wall you are trying to breach, then fill that crack and chip away. Even if you never make it all the way through, at least you made progress and hopefully gained wisdom, friends, and proud memories.


Y'know I've often thought watching people who were on drugs was more fun than being on drugs.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on July 08, 2017, 03:28:02 PM
I wonder if I had a youtube channel and kept constantly mentioned "Chez-Its" for no reason if they (either Nabisco or my fans) would start sending me Chez-Its for no reason.

Either way, it'd be a win, win!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 08, 2017, 07:07:19 PM
I'm getting old... and alone... and I haven't done much with my life... All my dreams are starting to depress me.

Make new ones. Smaller, perhaps, but fairly easy to achieve.

And discard the linear thought process now and then. It inhibits dreams with things like logic and process. Let your dreams flow until they find that one crack in the wall you are trying to breach, then fill that crack and chip away. Even if you never make it all the way through, at least you made progress and hopefully gained wisdom, friends, and proud memories.


Y'know I've often thought watching people who were on drugs was more fun than being on drugs.

Depends of the drugs and the people.  :teddyr: :teddyr: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:  :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 08, 2017, 07:13:38 PM
I wonder if I had a youtube channel and kept constantly mentioned "Chez-Its" for no reason if they (either Nabisco or my fans) would start sending me Chez-Its for no reason.

Either way, it'd be a win, win!

Or they'd get a court order blocking you from mentioning, referencing, showing, and/or alluding to Chez-Its.

Umm, yeah. Down with the, ah, corp...corporations. Man. Groovy?

I'll just show myself out now.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on July 08, 2017, 08:47:04 PM
It appears that the Great Goat Holocaust of 2017 has come to an end.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 08, 2017, 08:53:05 PM
I'm getting old... and alone... and I haven't done much with my life... All my dreams are starting to depress me.

In retrospect, I should probably take my meds before listening to RADIO GAGA by Queen...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on July 09, 2017, 11:18:04 AM
Had to go over to the other side of Scotland for a funeral last week. Took a scenic route rather than the most direct one, taking Kristi from Inverness, down through the Great Glen through to Fort William. Wasn't the best weather for it, but the mist and fog did make the highlands look more dramatic. It's a drive I've wanted to take Kristi on since I met her. All was great until I got down to Loch Lomand, where its a fairly narrow two lane road around the Loch edge. Lots of trucks that were too big just to stay on their side of the road had me convinced I was going to hit the wall on my side of the road trying to avoid them, but got down to my mums safely in the end. In the future, I think I'll be taking the more direct route however, via Perth.

Had to fit in going to my youngest nephews (on my side of the family) 6th birthday party, my uncle's funeral, going to see my half brother and sister, as well as making sure my aunt was ok. It was a busy four days. I guess it was a nice service. I've never been to a funeral where I've liked the eulogy, but I figure that's just a me thing and maybe more to do with not liking funerals and as long as it helps my aunt I guess that its a good thing. Brian was one of my favourite uncles and I'll miss him when I visit Stevenston in the future. 47 years married... seems such a waste of life and experience when someone is gone. Wore my dress uniform for it, more for the family because it means more to them. Given the choice I'd have prefered a suit, but again if it helps Gina then I can do that for her.

Went into town to pick up some stuff and wandered through the weekend market. No where near as many stalls as their used to be when I was a boy, but one guy had a stall selling second hand records and DVD's. Spent a bit of time chatting with him, turns out he knows his obscure horror movies, although he didn't currently have anything I am looking for in stock. Did pick up Watership Down. From Russia With Love, On Her Majesties Secret Service, Spirited Away, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, The Creature Below, Send Me No Flowers, The World Is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, A Cure For Wellness, Dr No, Hidden Figures, Zombiesaurus, The Commancheros, The Undefeated and North To Alaska. Would have bought more, but I wasn't really in the right mood to look through everything he had.

Took our new pet rabbits with us since we didn't have time when we were packing to sort out someone to feed them while we were away and I didn't want to leave them for four days with a pile of food and just hope they rationed themselves (not going to happen). Somehow, we have managed to gain a kitten which we'll be getting next month. When it comes to cats, I am with Mark Twain so I am not going to complain about that too much. I like dogs too, but generally the larger breeds. Really don't like the smaller yippy ankle biters.

Anyway, back to work tomorrow. I'll have a shave, iron some uniform and tell everyone who asks tomorrow how nice the service was and accept condolences with all the grace I can muster. Right now though, I just feel tired and need to wash up.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 09, 2017, 02:02:46 PM
Had to go over to the other side of Scotland for a funeral last week. Took a scenic route rather than the most direct one, taking Kristi from Inverness, down through the Great Glen through to Fort William. Wasn't the best weather for it, but the mist and fog did make the highlands look more dramatic. It's a drive I've wanted to take Kristi on since I met her. All was great until I got down to Loch Lomand, where its a fairly narrow two lane road around the Loch edge. Lots of trucks that were too big just to stay on their side of the road had me convinced I was going to hit the wall on my side of the road trying to avoid them, but got down to my mums safely in the end. In the future, I think I'll be taking the more direct route however, via Perth.

Had to fit in going to my youngest nephews (on my side of the family) 6th birthday party, my uncle's funeral, going to see my half brother and sister, as well as making sure my aunt was ok. It was a busy four days. I guess it was a nice service. I've never been to a funeral where I've liked the eulogy, but I figure that's just a me thing and maybe more to do with not liking funerals and as long as it helps my aunt I guess that its a good thing. Brian was one of my favourite uncles and I'll miss him when I visit Stevenston in the future. 47 years married... seems such a waste of life and experience when someone is gone. Wore my dress uniform for it, more for the family because it means more to them. Given the choice I'd have prefered a suit, but again if it helps Gina then I can do that for her.

Went into town to pick up some stuff and wandered through the weekend market. No where near as many stalls as their used to be when I was a boy, but one guy had a stall selling second hand records and DVD's. Spent a bit of time chatting with him, turns out he knows his obscure horror movies, although he didn't currently have anything I am looking for in stock. Did pick up Watership Down. From Russia With Love, On Her Majesties Secret Service, Spirited Away, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, The Creature Below, Send Me No Flowers, The World Is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, A Cure For Wellness, Dr No, Hidden Figures, Zombiesaurus, The Commancheros, The Undefeated and North To Alaska. Would have bought more, but I wasn't really in the right mood to look through everything he had.

Took our new pet rabbits with us since we didn't have time when we were packing to sort out someone to feed them while we were away and I didn't want to leave them for four days with a pile of food and just hope they rationed themselves (not going to happen). Somehow, we have managed to gain a kitten which we'll be getting next month. When it comes to cats, I am with Mark Twain so I am not going to complain about that too much. I like dogs too, but generally the larger breeds. Really don't like the smaller yippy ankle biters.

Anyway, back to work tomorrow. I'll have a shave, iron some uniform and tell everyone who asks tomorrow how nice the service was and accept condolences with all the grace I can muster. Right now though, I just feel tired and need to wash up.

That's a well-written post that made me feel like I was there.  :smile: Despite your near-mishap, and the sad nature of part of your trip, I envy you driving across Scotland, it is one of the most interest and beautiful places I've ever visited.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 09, 2017, 11:39:49 PM
Just upgraded my Soundcloud account, now I just need to-
Um, uh...
Wait a minute...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 11, 2017, 10:09:19 PM
Sometimes I think The Lawrence Welk Show was unrecognized high art.

Sometimes I think if I had to take mescaline and watch a TV show, that's be the one.

Sometimes I think Lawrence Welk was likely a more savvy marketer of his product than any TV producer ever, including Lorne Michaels and Walt Disney.

Sometimes I think the CIA was using Lawrence Welk to send coded messages, perhaps in the pattern of the bubbles.

Sometimes I think the pleasant effects of lobotomy can be simulated non-surgically by intense viewing of The Lawrence Welk Show.

Sometimes I think Methodist Heaven could be a little like The Lawrence Welk Show----sexless, calm, full of old people, happy in a mild sort of way----and then I get a bit glum.

Sometimes I hear the theme song to The Lawrence Welk Show, and it takes me back to being little and it'd come on Channel 48, Saturday evenings at seven, and my great-grandma would watch it.

Sometimes I think no one on The Lawrence Welk Show had any metabolical or biological functions whatsoever, sort of like the Brady family.

Sometimes I think The Lawrence Welk Show was faithfully watched by spree killers and other maladjusted folk.

Sometimes I think long after most other programming is forgotten, people will still be watching The Lawrence Welk Show.



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 12, 2017, 09:51:20 AM
Sometimes I think The Lawrence Welk Show was unrecognized high art.

Sometimes I think if I had to take mescaline and watch a TV show, that's be the one.

Sometimes I think Lawrence Welk was likely a more savvy marketer of his product than any TV producer ever, including Lorne Michaels and Walt Disney.

Sometimes I think the CIA was using Lawrence Welk to send coded messages, perhaps in the pattern of the bubbles.

Sometimes I think the pleasant effects of lobotomy can be simulated non-surgically by intense viewing of The Lawrence Welk Show.

Sometimes I think Methodist Heaven could be a little like The Lawrence Welk Show----sexless, calm, full of old people, happy in a mild sort of way----and then I get a bit glum.

Sometimes I hear the theme song to The Lawrence Welk Show, and it takes me back to being little and it'd come on Channel 48, Saturday evenings at seven, and my great-grandma would watch it.

Sometimes I think no one on The Lawrence Welk Show had any metabolical or biological functions whatsoever, sort of like the Brady family.

Sometimes I think The Lawrence Welk Show was faithfully watched by spree killers and other maladjusted folk.

Sometimes I think long after most other programming is forgotten, people will still be watching The Lawrence Welk Show.



So, tell us, ER, what do you REALLY think about The Lawrence Welk Show?

Personally, I always thought it was what I was supposed to like when I got older, which made me very confused and depressed.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 12, 2017, 11:28:43 AM
On the surface not my cup o' tea, I see it at best once a year, but it does hold some soft sentimentality.

I am also convinced the CIA was using it to send out messages. No other explanation for how it stayed on the air for fifty years.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 12, 2017, 12:48:53 PM
I am also convinced the CIA was using it to send out messages. No other explanation for how it stayed on the air for fifty years.

Same reason Matlock was in syndication for so many years: People like comfort TV. Even if they don't actively watch it, they like to know it is there.

Kinda like the giant spider on the ceiling of the closet I never open.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on July 12, 2017, 03:45:28 PM
I think Lawrence Welk has inspired many Riffers...as a form of vengeance against it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 16, 2017, 11:19:40 AM
So I had to rise extra early this morning, because my ardent little eight-year-old Papist, who spent the night with her friend from soccer (after they went last night and saw what I heard was---perk up your ears here, gang---a bad movie) wanted to still go to the first church service with her sponsor and her family, so I had to stumble around in the first light of dawn, get my son up, let out the dogs, do all this stuff alone since my husband and our youngest are at Disney World til tomorrow (he has taken each of the children there, just him and one of them, the summer before they go to kindergarten, his tradition), and we finally got washed up, dressed, got in the car, my son asked, "Can I just go to Gramma Bee's today instead?"

"No, come with me today. You might like it."

"Why will I like it?"

"Because....." (I thought fast), "you'll get to see the ghoulish ritual of people eating their god?"

"What???"

"People will take communion and they say they're eating Jesus' body when they do."

A moment of stunned silence, then, "Does Jesus bleed?"

"Yes, Jesus bleeds wine."

His mind was too blown for words from then on, so he did the wise thing and fell asleep again in the back seat, obviously overtaxed with the idea of watching people eat Jesus, who bled wine.

We drove, got my daughter, she, being some sort of strangely responsible person for her wee age, was there waiting in her friend's doorway, perfectly dressed for church, hair beautiful, ready as ready can be (honestly, which side did that DNA come from?), her great-great grandma's rosary at the ready, we drove to church, woke my son up, he went in, found our usual pew, and it was strangely awkward sitting there next to my godson's grandfather today because of something someone said about him yesterday (lololol, ahem...).

We made it through Mass, etc etc, my godson's grandfather gave my kids five dollars each for the St. Vincent de Paul Society poor box, and told my son it was nice having him there for Sunday services, and since he was the new man, how about he pick where we went for our after-church brunch? His pockets were deep, the world was wide, young fellow, you name it, my treat. Child, you cannot pick a restaurant too exclusive, if it is your wish I shall get us in, he said.

Naturally, like he did on his birthday, my son picked McDonald's....

But everyone had a good time there and I slid down the Playland slide too, in a dress.

Our day, so far.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on July 16, 2017, 03:29:48 PM
You have a lot of wonderful days . . .  :thumbup:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 16, 2017, 04:50:29 PM
You have a lot of wonderful days . . .  :thumbup:

Okay, I'll try!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: kakihara on July 16, 2017, 05:03:20 PM
"Yes, Jesus bleeds wine."

I will be randomly saying this to people for the rest of the day.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 18, 2017, 06:43:28 AM
(I don't know a lot about drinking, but someone starting the day with a beer is not...right, is it?)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on July 20, 2017, 05:11:51 AM
Went looking for some pictures and artwork for the D&D campaign I am running. Had a photo of a particular actor in mind from a movie from the 60's or 70's. Couldn't remember the name of the movie or any real details for it other than he had a goatee and I think was he was a satanist, so started using search terms like '70s movie sauve satanist with goatee'. The results I got back were surprisingly NSFW. Especially the advert for a film called 'Transsexual Prostitutes 60'. I find it slightly mindboggling that there are atleast another 59 movies in that series.

Anyway, gave up on trying to find the photo I wanted. Managed to find some artwork to use instead.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Rev. Powell on July 20, 2017, 07:51:46 AM
Went looking for some pictures and artwork for the D&D campaign I am running. Had a photo of a particular actor in mind from a movie from the 60's or 70's. Couldn't remember the name of the movie or any real details for it other than he had a goatee and I think was he was a satanist, so started using search terms like '70s movie sauve satanist with goatee'. The results I got back were surprisingly NSFW. Especially the advert for a film called 'Transsexual Prostitutes 60'. I find it slightly mindboggling that there are atleast another 59 movies in that series.

Anyway, gave up on trying to find the photo I wanted. Managed to find some artwork to use instead.

Next time just use Anton LaVey. Movie Satanists are all probably modeled after him anyway.

(https://encyclopediasatanica.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/antonlavey4.jpg)

P.S. Anything after "Transsexual Prostitutes 16" isn't worth watching. They just lost their passion for the material and started going through the motions.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 20, 2017, 09:50:42 AM

P.S. Anything after "Transsexual Prostitutes 16" isn't worth watching. They just lost their passion for the material and started going through the motions.

OMFG!!!  YOU are the The Phantom of the Pornos! I've been reading your reviews since I was old enough to figure out what feltching is.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 20, 2017, 03:02:26 PM

P.S. Anything after "Transsexual Prostitutes 16" isn't worth watching. They just lost their passion for the material and started going through the motions.

OMFG!!!  YOU are the The Phantom of the Pornos! I've been reading your reviews since I was old enough to figure out what feltching is.

1. There truly is a Transsexual Prostitutes series that got to sixteen? I figured you were kidding.

2. I am still not sure I know what feltching is, and I'm good with that.

3. Rev does porn reviews? Hey, respeck, Rev! My friend tried to get into the business years ago, hoping to shoot one but he didn't get far.

(Two professions that puzzle me, one is basketball coaches, because the sport seems chaotic and too fast-paced for much planning, the other is adult film directors. I assume they handle close-ups and the like and don't stand there and give instructions?)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on July 20, 2017, 03:13:55 PM

P.S. Anything after "Transsexual Prostitutes 16" isn't worth watching. They just lost their passion for the material and started going through the motions.

OMFG!!!  YOU are the The Phantom of the Pornos! I've been reading your reviews since I was old enough to figure out what feltching is.

1. There truly is a Transsexual Prostitutes series that got to sixteen? I figured you were kidding.

2. I am still not sure I know what feltching is, and I'm good with that.

3. Rev does porn reviews? Hey, respeck, Rev! My friend tried to get into the business years ago, hoping to shoot one but he didn't get far.

(Two professions that puzzle me, one is basketball coaches, because the sport seems chaotic and too fast-paced for much planning, the other is adult film directors. I assume they handle close-ups and the like and don't stand there and give instructions?)

There is actually a fair bit of instructions being given. The director will make sure things like for example if a man is playing with a woman's boobs that the nipples can still be seen and there are a surprising amount of cuts and resetting the scene. Just when someone is *ahem* hitting their stride, they might have to stop and then restart. Just like main stream movies, scenes tend not to happen in a single take and end up being a composite.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on July 20, 2017, 03:16:18 PM

P.S. Anything after "Transsexual Prostitutes 16" isn't worth watching. They just lost their passion for the material and started going through the motions.

OMFG!!!  YOU are the The Phantom of the Pornos! I've been reading your reviews since I was old enough to figure out what feltching is.

1. There truly is a Transsexual Prostitutes series that got to sixteen? I figured you were kidding.

2. I am still not sure I know what feltching is, and I'm good with that.

3. Rev does porn reviews? Hey, respeck, Rev! My friend tried to get into the business years ago, hoping to shoot one but he didn't get far.

(Two professions that puzzle me, one is basketball coaches, because the sport seems chaotic and too fast-paced for much planning, the other is adult film directors. I assume they handle close-ups and the like and don't stand there and give instructions?)

Well, I was joking about the Phantom of the Pornos thing.

Feltching is something even indecent folks refrain from discussing.

And SHOCKING ASIA did a segment on young men who prostitute themselves as young women because the cost of a sex change is beyond their means.

(This has been a plug for Deranged Visions, so...there!  :twirl: :twirl: )


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 20, 2017, 03:22:56 PM

P.S. Anything after "Transsexual Prostitutes 16" isn't worth watching. They just lost their passion for the material and started going through the motions.

OMFG!!!  YOU are the The Phantom of the Pornos! I've been reading your reviews since I was old enough to figure out what feltching is.

1. There truly is a Transsexual Prostitutes series that got to sixteen? I figured you were kidding.

2. I am still not sure I know what feltching is, and I'm good with that.

3. Rev does porn reviews? Hey, respeck, Rev! My friend tried to get into the business years ago, hoping to shoot one but he didn't get far.

(Two professions that puzzle me, one is basketball coaches, because the sport seems chaotic and too fast-paced for much planning, the other is adult film directors. I assume they handle close-ups and the like and don't stand there and give instructions?)

Well, I was joking about the Phantom of the Pornos thing.

Feltching is something even indecent folks refrain from discussing.

And SHOCKING ASIA did a segment on young men who prostitute themselves as young women because the cost of a sex change is beyond their means.

(This has been a plug for Deranged Visions, so...there!  :twirl: :twirl: )

Oh. Well. I pride myself on my innocence, so...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 23, 2017, 01:05:32 PM
Bragging Rights Du Juor!
http://youtu.be/gigNjm-u-ZA (http://youtu.be/gigNjm-u-ZA)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: RCMerchant on July 27, 2017, 08:26:59 AM
the trees are green-the air is red right Or blue-yeah-blue. Im all f**ked up. help me.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on July 27, 2017, 09:07:23 AM
Come on, Ronnie, the sky is purple.  Or is that the rain?  Depends if you are into Prince or Jimmi Hendrix.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on July 28, 2017, 01:52:52 AM
I have no clean undies


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 28, 2017, 08:32:57 AM
I'm running the office today, so as I feel the intoxicating effects of absolute power creep up past my eyeballs, the only question left is, do I interrogate the interns under hot lights, or make them dance for me as I sit and eat bonbons in front of them? (Perhaps tossing them the scraps of the flavors I don't like, once I've bitten into them.) Or maybe I'll do both, just to augment their hopelessness....a bit?

According to Fargo season two, which I have watched, a ruler should always begin a reign with an act of noble generosity and an act of tyrannical cruelty, so one's subjects know their new autocrat is capable of both extremes.

Since I let one of the interns take a bathroom break already, because she started (scoff) crying and going on about something to do with a history of recurring bladder infections---as if that condition actually exists, right---I'm good with the noble generosity part, as for the cruelty, well I am officially open to suggestions, with the winner getting.........karma? Or not? Depending on my autocratic mood. Shrug.

Now run along, peasants, til you have something that might amuse me, you are boring our august person here. Shoo!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on July 28, 2017, 12:09:55 PM
I'm running the office today, so as I feel the intoxicating effects of absolute power creep up past my eyeballs, the only question left is, do I interrogate the interns under hot lights, or make them dance for me as I sit and eat bonbons in front of them? (Perhaps tossing them the scraps of the flavors I don't like, once I've bitten into them.) Or maybe I'll do both, just to augment their hopelessness....a bit?

According to Fargo season two, which I have watched, a ruler should always begin a reign with an act of noble generosity and an act of tyrannical cruelty, so one's subjects know their new autocrat is capable of both extremes.

Since I let one of the interns take a bathroom break already, because she started (scoff) crying and going on about something to do with a history of recurring bladder infections---as if that condition actually exists, right---I'm good with the noble generosity part, as for the cruelty, well I am officially open to suggestions, with the winner getting.........karma? Or not? Depending on my autocratic mood. Shrug.

Now run along, peasants, til you have something that might amuse me, you are boring our august person here. Shoo!



OK, here's an idea:  draw a caricature of Donald Trump on one intern's forehead, and Hillary Clinton on another's.  Then give them each a shiv and shove them into the broom closet.  Whoever emerges alive gets a bonus - and the remaining interns can dress as Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders and do a dance routine for the winner!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Chainsaw midget on July 28, 2017, 12:54:33 PM
Ask one of them a question.  When they respond, act like you don't hear them.  If they say anything again, yell "Silence, Worm!  How dare you speak in my presence!" 

Also pick one of them to carry you around all day on his shoulders.  At the end of the day, yell at him for not getting all his work done that day. 


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 28, 2017, 12:58:52 PM
I'm running the office today, so as I feel the intoxicating effects of absolute power creep up past my eyeballs, the only question left is, do I interrogate the interns under hot lights, or make them dance for me as I sit and eat bonbons in front of them? (Perhaps tossing them the scraps of the flavors I don't like, once I've bitten into them.) Or maybe I'll do both, just to augment their hopelessness....a bit?

According to Fargo season two, which I have watched, a ruler should always begin a reign with an act of noble generosity and an act of tyrannical cruelty, so one's subjects know their new autocrat is capable of both extremes.



Since I let one of the interns take a bathroom break already, because she started (scoff) crying and going on about something to do with a history of recurring bladder infections---as if that condition actually exists, right---I'm good with the noble generosity part, as for the cruelty, well I am officially open to suggestions, with the winner getting.........karma? Or not? Depending on my autocratic mood. Shrug.

Now run along, peasants, til you have something that might amuse me, you are boring our august person here. Shoo!



OK, here's an idea:  draw a caricature of Donald Trump on one intern's forehead, and Hillary Clinton on another's.  Then give them each a shiv and shove them into the broom closet.  Whoever emerges alive gets a bonus - and the remaining interns can dress as Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders and do a dance routine for the winner!

This pleases me. Karma for Mr. Smith.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on July 28, 2017, 01:00:18 PM
Ask one of them a question.  When they respond, act like you don't hear them.  If they say anything again, yell "Silence, Worm!  How dare you speak in my presence!" 

Also pick one of them to carry you around all day on his shoulders.  At the end of the day, yell at him for not getting all his work done that day. 

Good, good, also amusing. Karma as well for for herr Midget.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 30, 2017, 12:37:51 PM
UnDubbed Version.
Oh yeah, I'm gonna keep pluggin' the heck outa this little opus!
http://youtu.be/RRZgQvD7Mn4 (http://youtu.be/RRZgQvD7Mn4)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on July 31, 2017, 01:27:06 PM
RIP Sam Shepard


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 01, 2017, 09:05:00 PM
Me to my husband: What's the thing you want most for your birthday?

Him: A bi-sexual wife.

Me: I was really hoping you'd say socks.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 08, 2017, 11:24:16 AM
Well, I hope everyone's having a happy anniversary of the Nixon resignation! 😐


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on August 08, 2017, 12:46:01 PM
Picked up a 3" anti tank gun for Kristi's US WW2 army and a Katyusha to finish off my Soviet army. Been working on terrain for them to fight in recently. Really need to get around to finishing off my German's. I did all the cool bits (big guns and big tanks), but the poor bloody infantry are languishing in a box with only an undercoat sprayed on them so far. I should expand my Japanese force, but they don't really have much that appeals to me (little guns and tiny tanks). I suspect I'll finish off my British & Commonwealth mechanised force next.



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 08, 2017, 04:45:32 PM
RIP Glen Campbell


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on August 11, 2017, 03:26:11 PM
Do I have to look reality in the eye, or is there a better orifice to choose? Oh, wait...never mind...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 12, 2017, 03:02:04 AM
It's four AM and all I can think about is getting to sleep, but he came in from a Friday night on the town tthree hours ago thinking it'd be nice to sit out and watch the stars, and now he says he may just stay up.

Oh yeah now I remember what seventeen was like...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 12, 2017, 09:49:33 AM
Joke's on my cousin, he came in at 4:15 and is still asleep. Ha and ha, seems thirty-eight can get by on less sleep than seventeen after all....  :cheers:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on August 12, 2017, 11:39:11 AM
Joke's on my cousin, he came in at 4:15 and is still asleep. Ha and ha, seems thirty-eight can get by on less sleep than seventeen after all....  :cheers:

You WIN!!! Make sure to remind him throughout the day. Teenagers like that kind of thing. Really. 
 :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on August 12, 2017, 01:04:39 PM
Especially if you play loud music to them when they are trying to sleep.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on August 12, 2017, 03:44:26 PM
Especially if you play loud music to them when they are trying to sleep.

That's true. Especially stuff like Air Supply and mellow REO Speedwagon. I'd toss some Molly Hatchet in there just to see if they are paying attention.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 12, 2017, 06:05:31 PM
The language the Virginia & Charlottesville leadership used made it sound in a weird way like they were calling for "more violence", or at least, really lacked tact.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 12, 2017, 08:13:41 PM
turning japanese i think i'm turning japanese i really think so


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on August 13, 2017, 12:58:05 AM
No sex, no drugs, no wine, no women
No fun, no sin, no you, no wonder it's dark
Everyone around me is a total stranger
Everyone avoids me like a psyched lone-ranger
Everyone

Is someone sufferin' from The Vapors?   :twirl:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 13, 2017, 02:48:47 PM
...You say I'm a dreamer, we're two of a kind
Both of us searching for some perfect world we know we'll never find
So perhaps I should leave here, yeah yeah, go far away
But you know that there's nowhere that I'd rather be...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on August 13, 2017, 03:40:23 PM
<swoons>

You ask if I love you, well what can I say?
You know that I do and if this is just one of those games that we play
So I'll sing you a new song, please don't cry anymore
And then I'll ask your forgiveness, though I don't know just what I'm
Asking it for


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on August 13, 2017, 03:51:46 PM
Shyness is nice, and
Shyness can stop you
From doing all the things in life
You'd like to

So, if there's something you'd like to try
If there's something you'd like to try...

Remember "Meat is Murder", but there's noting quite like a nice MLT - mutton, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean and the tomatoes are ripe.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 14, 2017, 03:00:53 PM
Bad Karma.
Nobody wants a solution.
Everybody's all, "My way, or it's war!"


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Pacman000 on August 14, 2017, 03:27:21 PM
Funny/Heartwarming Roger Moore story on Twitter. https://twitter.com/MrKenShabby/status/867036448037511169

I wish I could just copy/past the story here, but it's an image.  :lookingup: Character limits are the worst.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 14, 2017, 08:31:47 PM
I think the best way to fix frozen pizza is you heat it on medium in a non-stick pan til the crust is crispy, then microwave it for about thirty seconds to melt the cheese and sizzle the toppings. The difference over regular oven pizza is night and day.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on August 15, 2017, 12:31:12 AM
Was lying in bed half awake and thinking how nice it was that I didn't need to get up as it was the weekend. Then my alarm went off and reminded me it was actually Tuesday. Seems really selfish of the week not to be the day I happen to want it to be.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on August 16, 2017, 04:07:50 PM
Hey guys. Just returned from the future...Uh...you don't wanna know.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on August 16, 2017, 10:06:09 PM
If Kristi Yamaguchi ran for office, her motto could be "Make America Skate Again!"


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on August 17, 2017, 07:35:52 AM
Hey guys. Just returned from the future...Uh...you don't wanna know.

I do  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 18, 2017, 09:22:58 AM
Hey guys. Just returned from the future...Uh...you don't wanna know.

If you suddenly win the lottery, I'm telling Special Agent Mulder on you.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on August 18, 2017, 03:41:39 PM
Hey guys. Just returned from the future...Uh...you don't wanna know.

I do  :wink:
Sorry, my lips are S.H.I.E.L.D....sealed! I meant sealed. Yeah, that word.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 20, 2017, 04:43:02 PM
RIP Jerry Lewis


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on August 21, 2017, 06:38:13 PM
RIP Jerry Lewis
Watching him chased through a mansion by robotic lawnmowers...made me the weirdo I am today.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 22, 2017, 07:54:28 AM

At Age Fifteen I Killed A Baby!

That got your attention, didn’t it?

When I was fifteen, the Archdiocese got the bright idea of assigning every schoolgirl (not boys, mind you, the sexist goats) a freakishly life-like babydoll that we had to take care of for one weekend. The highly irritating “baby” cried at random at all hours, had sequences of buttons on her ankle that required pushing to simulate feeding, changing, burping, you name it, and a little computer inside recorded your attentiveness to her needs. I was doing an A+ job with the infant right up until the part where I dropped her on her head and killed her.

While I suppose excuses don’t suffice in the case of a slain child, it wasn’t entirely my fault. I had the baby in a strap-on carrier in front of me and was trying to catch a Frisbee my friend and I were keeping out of my dog, Charlotte Sometimes’, reach, when a leaping Charlotte Sometimes snagged the baby as she aimed for the Frisbee, and the kid kinda slipped out, and bam, fell onto the concrete driveway. Char and I both sort of looked down for a minute and I thought, “Oh-migosh.”

I knew the faint buzzing sound coming from inside Baby Darlene’s head couldn’t be a good sign, and I was less than reassured when the rest of the weekend the child neither fussed nor cried nor seemed to have any need for diaper changes, but I wasn’t prepared to walk in on Monday and have my homeroom teacher open the panel under her onesie and lugubriously proclaim, “Why, you’ve killed her…”

Talk about embarrassment! The looks of indignant horror in my Right to Life-indoctrinated classmates’ eyes as I, this offspring-offing barbarian, walked past them was one for the ages. Fortunately, though, I got a do-over, and that baby “Little Lyle” whose anatomical correctness was unnerving, lived to tell about his stay at Chez Moi.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Paquita on August 22, 2017, 08:15:56 PM

At Age Fifteen I Killed A Baby!

That got your attention, didn’t it?

When I was fifteen, the Archdiocese got the bright idea of assigning every schoolgirl (not boys, mind you, the sexist goats) a freakishly life-like babydoll that we had to take care of for one weekend. The highly irritating “baby” cried at random at all hours, had sequences of buttons on her ankle that required pushing to simulate feeding, changing, burping, you name it, and a little computer inside recorded your attentiveness to her needs. I was doing an A+ job with the infant right up until the part where I dropped her on her head and killed her.

While I suppose excuses don’t suffice in the case of a slain child, it wasn’t entirely my fault. I had the baby in a strap-on carrier in front of me and was trying to catch a Frisbee my friend and I were keeping out of my dog, Charlotte Sometimes’, reach, when a leaping Charlotte Sometimes snagged the baby as she aimed for the Frisbee, and the kid kinda slipped out, and bam, fell onto the concrete driveway. Char and I both sort of looked down for a minute and I thought, “Oh-migosh.”

I knew the faint buzzing sound coming from inside Baby Darlene’s head couldn’t be a good sign, and I was less than reassured when the rest of the weekend the child neither fussed nor cried nor seemed to have any need for diaper changes, but I wasn’t prepared to walk in on Monday and have my homeroom teacher open the panel under her onesie and lugubriously proclaim, “Why, you’ve killed her…”

Talk about embarrassment! The looks of indignant horror in my Right to Life-indoctrinated classmates’ eyes as I, this offspring-offing barbarian, walked past them was one for the ages. Fortunately, though, I got a do-over, and that baby “Little Lyle” whose anatomical correctness was unnerving, lived to tell about his stay at Chez Moi.


I got the baby project when I was in 7th grade.  Ours wasn't the fancy abuse-tracking baby though, it was more of a craft project we had to carry around with us and keep from being kidnapped, and I think it was only for 2 weeks.  Of course this meant that the boys were constantly snatching the babies when the girls weren't looking.  We made them out of 2-liter bottles filled with water and covered with a sock and then we were to take them home and make them look like babies.  Mine had red hair, black eyes and fangs.  This may or may not have something to do with why I went to catholic school for 8th grade.

My friend had the electro-baby.  She was doing a great with it until some a-hole boy grabbed it and punched it a bunch of times.

What did I learn from this?  That boys will try to steal and kill your baby.



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on August 23, 2017, 06:52:59 AM
So while I was going to the doctors trying to find out why I was having memory issues as work they ran a load of blood tests. Found out I have diabetes, so had an appointment yesterday at the local hospital for a diabetes clinic. Found out my blood pressure and everything else other than my cholestoral which is slightly high, is all fine. My live style and eating is all good (I did get a high BMI, but thats a measurement I don't rate as meaning anything and when the doctor saw that I have a pretty wide chest and big arms (my chest is my wifes favourite physical feature of me apparently. It would be my dimples, but I use them too often to get out of trouble with her) she agreed that it wasn't down to being overweight). Apparently the reason behind my particular diabetes is my pancreas is very slowly shutting down (currently running about 50%). Its not going to cause any immediate problems and I'll simply get an annual check on it until they decide it isn't making enough insulin on its own and I need to go on medication. Does slightly annoy me though. People should be more like airplanes. If something doesn't work on them I can quickly pull it out, stick a new one in and send the faulty one back to the bays to get fixed and reused.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 23, 2017, 07:37:20 AM


What did I learn from this?  That boys will try to steal and kill your baby.




Paquita, it's been a long time since I laughed harder at something on this site....



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 23, 2017, 10:59:30 PM
I'm kinda in a good mood. This lotto ticket I just spent ten bucks on is now worth at least four bucks.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on August 24, 2017, 06:53:07 AM
I have a lawn and a mother in law.

They both refuse to die.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on August 24, 2017, 07:08:34 AM
I have a lawn and a mother in law.

They both refuse to die.

I'm not often lost for words but I was when I read that  :smile:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on August 24, 2017, 02:04:56 PM
Started listening to NIN tonight, which led onto then some Gary Numan (never understood why he isn't more popular) and now seem to be listening to general 80's stuff. Currently Simple Minds is playing. Can't help but think what I am really feeling is a tad nostalgic and yearning for a time when things seemed simpler. Maybe I'll dig out some Meat Loaf and listen to Bad Out Of Hell. I remember being very young and hearing songs from that on the radio.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on August 24, 2017, 10:04:04 PM
Good night and sleep well, everyone (on whatever night you happen to see this), may your chosen mythological beings usher you into dreams that fit your taste as you slumber with a minimum 30% REM state and unconscious shifting of position every three to seven minutes. May your dust mites be tidy, your drool spots be sweet and never clammy, may the Old Hag trouble someone else (but not me), and may your pillows be ever cool to the touch. From South Africa to Scotland, Kentucky to Canada, Michigan to someplace else that compliments an M-sound, and all points in between, thank you all for being here, the weird and witty contentious bunch of non-conformists you are, there is not a one of you---no, not even you---I fail to value and enjoy.

Happy dreams, love, delight, curiosity and adequate beverages, always*!

--Ellie

*This goes for all non-posting lurkers and future-to-past time travelers, including you, future mid-21st century grandson who was my friend at age four, presumed imaginary, even though you taught me to read.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on August 25, 2017, 01:35:54 AM
Morning ER. Waking up to your posts is a definitly helps start the day off on a happy note.

And good morning to everyone else too.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on August 25, 2017, 01:56:33 PM
Good afternoon, you lovely mutants! Been Bleating, and watching W0T game replays, and now...it's your turn...Bwa-hahahahaha!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 25, 2017, 07:51:48 PM
History is about where we've been, and how far we've come, not about erasing the parts we don't like.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on August 27, 2017, 07:07:35 PM
Death Wish remake... Igh!
If they did a remake of The Exterminator, They'd probably have to take out all that stuff about the unions stealing from their members.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Chainsaw midget on September 02, 2017, 02:19:20 PM
I got a "counseling statement" at work today because one of our department supervisors is a lazy B**ch.  

With about a half hour left before it was time for me to go and about an hours worth of work I needed to get done in that time, I got called up to the front to ring registers because we were busy.  That's no big deal.  We get busy sometimes we need extra backup.  

Except she was just standing up there not doing anything.  So, I'm ringing people up, I'm trying to get the lines back down, she's still not doing anything, and then she calls me into the office because I didn't ask one person every single one of the half dozen questions we're supposed to ask at checkout.  

And then she gets on me because my shirt is dirty.  At the end of an eight hour shift.  After I've been working in the back in a dusty storeroom all day.  


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 03, 2017, 06:38:24 PM
I just saw some guys put an M-80 down the throat of a dead carp they scooped up out of the river. Not as dramatic as you might expect, the effect was more a bullet hole out one side and forced post-mortem projectile vomiting of carp guts than total 360 degree obliteration, but bits of carpio did go sailing off toward the sun.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 03, 2017, 07:42:20 PM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 03, 2017, 07:52:55 PM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:

Yeah, did see that once, years ago...
Wee tad surprised it never occurred to anybody that there used to be a occupation called whaling & the reason it existed at the time...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 03, 2017, 09:34:13 PM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:

Yeah, did see that once, years ago...
Wee tad surprised it never occurred to anybody that there used to be a occupation called whaling & the reason it existed at the time...

Why, what went wrong?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on September 03, 2017, 10:06:17 PM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:

Yeah, did see that once, years ago...
Wee tad surprised it never occurred to anybody that there used to be a occupation called whaling & the reason it existed at the time...

Why, what went wrong?

It rained blood, guts, blubber, and meat all over everyone within a reasonable distance, including the people filming the incident.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 03, 2017, 10:48:30 PM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:

Yeah, did see that once, years ago...
Wee tad surprised it never occurred to anybody that there used to be a occupation called whaling & the reason it existed at the time...

Why, what went wrong?

It rained blood, guts, blubber, and meat all over everyone within a reasonable distance, including the people filming the incident.

Whales used to be where we got lamp oil from, plus being a rotting mass of fat, it was full of methane, meaning, when they blew it up, all the very large bits & pieces caught fire, thus raining Hellfire & Damnation upon the spectators up to a quarter of a mile away.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 04, 2017, 07:57:12 AM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:

Yeah, did see that once, years ago...
Wee tad surprised it never occurred to anybody that there used to be a occupation called whaling & the reason it existed at the time...

Why, what went wrong?

It rained blood, guts, blubber, and meat all over everyone within a reasonable distance, including the people filming the incident.

Whales used to be where we got lamp oil from, plus being a rotting mass of fat, it was full of methane, meaning, when they blew it up, all the very large bits & pieces caught fire, thus raining Hellfire & Damnation upon the spectators up to a quarter of a mile away.

Will you guys think less of me if I mention I'd kinda like to see that?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: javakoala on September 04, 2017, 08:55:48 AM
Instant sushi!!!!! :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle: :bouncegiggle:

Did you ever see the video of the local authorities that tried to dispose of a dead whale by blowing it up?
It did not end well. :buggedout:


Yeah, did see that once, years ago...
Wee tad surprised it never occurred to anybody that there used to be a occupation called whaling & the reason it existed at the time...


Why, what went wrong?


It rained blood, guts, blubber, and meat all over everyone within a reasonable distance, including the people filming the incident.


Whales used to be where we got lamp oil from, plus being a rotting mass of fat, it was full of methane, meaning, when they blew it up, all the very large bits & pieces caught fire, thus raining Hellfire & Damnation upon the spectators up to a quarter of a mile away.


Will you guys think less of me if I mention I'd kinda like to see that?


Low-res, but here you go, ER. Explosion takes place around 2:05 or so.

! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBgThvB_IDQ#)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on September 04, 2017, 10:31:39 PM
Yes!  I share that video with my students every year or two.  Classic!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 05, 2017, 06:46:12 AM
That's wild, Java!

Did you guys catch the orca v. great white videos to the right of the whale video?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 05, 2017, 02:47:44 PM
Yes!  I share that video with my students every year or two.  Classic!!
CLASSIC! The caved in car roof is a sight to behold...and be glad it wern't yours!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 06, 2017, 09:10:43 AM
Hurricane Irma + ADHD=
http://youtu.be/BTREsDPJI_w (http://youtu.be/BTREsDPJI_w)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 06, 2017, 09:08:06 PM
I still think I Walk The Line by Johnny Cash sounds like a Patience & Prudence song...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 08, 2017, 04:21:11 PM
Just got back from 4 days in London, doing a staff ride with a dozen people from work.

Day One was spent travelling down there. Most of us met up at MT (Mechanical Transport) to get bused out to Aberdeen Airport for a flight down to London. The only one who wasn't travelling down was the one commissioned officer in the group, who was going to be down that area anyway and would meet us when we arrived at Luton airport. It was a hot day and the air conditioning wasn't working on the bus, so I decided to sleep for the 90 minutes it took us to get to Aberdeen. We flew down (this entire trip we were wearing civvies since wearing uniform in public is like painting a great big ol' target on your head these days) and met the boss down there. He was carrying a ridiculous 'man bag', a light brown leather 'satchel' which to me looks like a woman's hand bag. He was immediately fined for this (on trips like these when someone does something that doesn't fit in with everyone else an arbitrary fine of £1 is applied to them). We travelled from Luton Airport to RAF Halton, a journey I had not done since the day just over 16 years ago when as a 27 year old who still hadn't decided what he actually wanted to do with his life joined the military on the basis that if nothing else, well at least they had a really good pension plan (more fool me there since the previous prime minister went and changed my pension without as much as a by your leave, so cheers for that Mr Cameron you a***ole. And screw everyone who voted for you too. And while I am in the mood screw George Osbourne too, a man with a face that screams punch me).

Anyway, I digress.

Just as we got on the plane Pete decided to have some fun. He sent a text to Dan telling him they'd lost me, were now boarding the plane and couldn't do anything else to find me. He then switched his phone to airplane mode. After the flight when he put his phone back on there were about thirty missed calls.

We were staying in a transit accommodation block in Halton, which was nicknamed The Bronx as soon as we saw the state of it. Having never actually been to the Bronx, I have no idea if that title is justified or not, but on the basis of the Italian gang warfare film of the same name I watched as a young child I am going to say it sounds about right. The block was due a station commanders inspection the next day, and I decided screw that, I am not going to spend my night trying to clean this place up and went out with everyone else for drinks. Anyway, the group we had down there were

Dan, the boss.
Tam, the old school warrant officer who is something of a holy terror if you are on his bad side, but a good man if you are in the right and need back up.
Andy, another warrant officer. Slightly more laid back than Tam. He is a Supplier by trade.
Chris, a flight sergeant who I have never met before.
Pete, a sergeant armourer who really wants to be promoted.
Mark, a guy you used to be an SAC working under me when I was on 617 sqn and is now a cpl himself.
Me,
Roz, a woman who works with Mark and is married to an armourer who isn't Pete.
Toni, a female SAC (in the army this would be a sort of senior private).
Lucy, another female SAC.
Jill, a civilian who used to be in the RAF and now works for them out of uniform.

There was someone else, but I can't think who it was. No doubt it will come back to me later. Anyway, Tam had booked us a restaurant 10 minutes walk from the camp (we were told), so the junior ranks (me, Mark, Roz, Toni and Lucy) decided to walk to it. Lucy started off telling us about how she used to walk 15 miles a day when she lived in London and how she could walk really quickly and so on.

5 minutes later she was complaining how much her feet were hurting and wanted to get a taxi. This would be a common theme from her throughout the week.

Turned out the place we were having the meal (it was an Indian place (thats Indian as in India, not as in native Americans). The meal was pretty good. I had a King Prawn Korma (not the spiciest dish out there, but I do love how they taste) and a couple of beers. Dan gave a talk about how the entire trip would be on first name terms (which caused minor problems for me as I kept forgetting and calling him 'sir', but I tend to call people I don't like by their rank normally anyway). Tam growled that his first name was "Warrant", but he was only joking. I got fined for being the only person wearing something without a collar on it (I was wearing a black Thundercats teeshirt), but on the other hand Dan was being hit by fines left right and centre, amassing a total of £13 just on the first night. He took it all in good fun. A good night was had by all and it was an enjoyable meal. We sorted out what time to meet in the morning and got taxi's back to the camp, mostly because of Lucy complaining. Dan hung about with the junior ranks mostly, I guess because we are closer in age to him than the Warrants and so on.

Day 2. We walked out to the train station which was another 10 minutes on from where we'd been last night. Lucy complained about this. Toni had forgotten her travel documents and ended up having to pay for her ticket into London herself instead of getting it for free like the rest of us. Went to the Churchill War Rooms first, with the statue of Clive of India outside it. The war rooms where where Churchill and his cabinet ran the war from after 10 Downing Street was badly damaged by a bomb. Looking at the sizes of some of these rooms it was amazing to think of a war spanning the globe being fought from these little rooms and that since they were only about six feet below street level a direct hit would have taken out the entire leadership of the government in one fell blow.

We were looking at Churchills private bedroom (with a single bed, his wife's room was quite a distance away. Apparently me wondering out loud if he'd ever knocked one out in that bed spoiled the mood a little. Throughout the underground complex were rifle racks in the event the Germans had launched a surprise paratrooper attack. As much as his politics differ from mine, I could actually believe that Churchill would have made a stand with his troops and led the fighting.

If you have an interest in World War 2 history like me and you find yourself in London I can recommend a visit to it, although its not somewhere I think you'd want to visit twice.

Anyway I was wandering around the museum part of the exhibition and noticed I couldn't see anyone else from our group so I started to go through the rest of the exhibition in case the rest of the group was way ahead of me. As it turned out I got to the end before everyone else and had to wait for them. Women kept trying to walk into the gents toilet. I have no idea why as it is well advertised, but it happens so much that a man is employed to stand outside the gents and redirect women to the laides toilet. I picked up a few souvineers for people. I got Kristi a book of recipies from during the Blitz when food was being heavily rationed. I got myself a tin cup with a map of the Empire on it (I love old maps. Couldn't care less about the empire) and a book of advice to US soldiers being sent to the UK in 1942 for a Master Sergeant I know back in the US and some post cards to send to Kristi's younger brothers family. Anyway, I kept on tapping Al (the guy I forgot from the list of people above) on the shoulder and then when he turned around acting completely innocent. He didn't realise it was me doing this to him all day and it kept me amused.

We then headed off for a meal in the Union Jack Club, which is a place in the middle of London for military people. I've stayed there before on trips to London and if you can find accomodation cheaper in the city, you are proberly going to be robbed and murdered in it. Most of us had club sandwiches. and afterwards one of the guys said we could go up to the 23rd floor and and get a 360 view of the city, so we headed off to the lifts to go up. This is where things got a bit interesting. And by interesting I mean I got very p**sed off and angry at someone who should know better.

The lifts (elevators for my American readers) are quite small in this place and have a limit of 7 people. I'd gotten in and we were telling people from the group we were full, but three more people decided just to squeeze their way in. The doors of the lift closed and immediently the lift dropped about two feet from being overloaded before the safety brakes kicked in and locked the lift in place.
The door then sprang open. Our brave officer in the group immediently pushed his way from the back of the lift to the front, knocking the two guys who were trying to hold the lift doors open out of the way. He then selflessly put one hand on the head of a civilian and used her to push himself through the open door. The lift doors then closed stopping anyone else getting out.

For what ever reason, while I seem to have the usual fear of pain that most people have the thought of dying doesn't seem to worry me too much. I remember one night after being beaten up and stabbed by two guys, lying on the ground, looking up at the stars and thinking how nice the night sky was all the while half expecting a finishing stab to come at any second. I have other things I have minor fears of, but dying isn't one of them. Besides I was pretty confident that the safety features on the lift would stop us plunging down any further. Some of the girls were starting to panic, so I started taking pictures of the group and getting everyone to smile for the camera, and then since all of us had to do a speech on a subject related to the places we were visiting I got Lucy to start reading hers since she had a captive audience.

Anyway, eventually the doors were opened andf we got everyone out, although Lucy got a bit tearful and was convinced something Final Destinationish was going to happen to her. A lot of jokes were made at Dan's expense. Although everyone else was laughing it off, I actually felt quite angry at him. Maybe I am just over reacting. Afterall I am on medication that gives me uncontrollable moods. I am also having to read a book called The Chimp Paradox, and maybe my chimp was just taking over at that point. Anyway, after this Dan switched from hanging around with the juniors to just sticking with the more senior ranks, especially Pete.

Nah, I think I am right to be annoyed at him.

Anyway, we went off to the Imperial War Museum London (it has several sites). A pair of fifteen inch guns from when Battleships used to be a thing sit just outside with rounds for it places in a circle. Each of the shells was a bit bigger than me (I am 5'4"). Inside was filled with military memrobilla which I had a bit of a nerdgasm over, especially when I saw a German 88 flak gun (possibly the best weapon of the war, it was designed as an anti-aircraft gun, but when the Germans found they couldn't peneratrate the armour of British tanks in 1940, Rommel had them used in an anti armour role instead. They could also be used very effectively as heavy howitzers. Other stuff there included a Sherman, a T-34, the smallest boat used in the evacuation of Dunkirk (a row boat that someone rowed across the English channel and back multiple times), Field Marshal Montgomery's staff car and so on, but the 88 was the highlight for me. Poor Mark was wandering around with me and no doubt got very bored as I leapt from exhibit to exhibit telling him what everything was, who used it and when.

Sadly I only had about an hour an a half to spend in the museum before we were moving on. We headed off for drinks and then into Chinatown for a meal. I'd had a few beers by this point and my mind was telling me it wanted me to stay out drinking in London.

Yeah, the last time I did that I ended up in Spearmint Rhino's with a Danish guy who really wanted to go to a strip club as he'd never been to one before. Ended up spending £800 that night (I was single back then), although I drew the line when the incredibly attractive Brazillian stripper who had attached herself to me all night said for £500 she'd come home with me. Never actually paid for sex, although, Tanya did ask if I wanted to leave the RAF and become a male escort if she could be my pimp and take 10%.

Anyway, I got a bit fed up of Lucy complaining about sore feet and told her to stop acting like such a girl and offered to buy her a can of man up. Unfortunately she managed a good come back and said "Only if you can find a yellow pages to stand on so you can reach that shelf".

Day 3. We were going to Bletchley Park where the German codes were broken and the first electronic computers were built. This part was the least interesting part of the trip for me and I surprised myself by not really being able to get interested in the stories of code breaking. Maybe knowing what they did to Alan Turing soured me on this part?

Finally we headed off to Imperial War Museum Duxford which is a big aircraft museum. I got to go on board a Concorde, which was a childhood dream. Just a shame it wasn't flying. They had a Vulcan bomber which I thought was the roof of the building we were in until I saw the landing struts. Those things were massive. Didn't get to go round the whole place but did see Hanger 1 (British aircraft) 6 (American Aircraft) and Hanger 4 (Battle Of Britain aircraft. The highlights there for me were the Hurricane and Me109). Had to give my speech here, which was concentrated on what the RAF did during the Fall of France (not very well) and the evacuation of Dunkirk (actually we did pretty well here, although since we were conducting deep patrols into French territory the guys on the ground didn't know we were fighting out of their sight), then on to how we perform on modern operations.

I spent most of the time walking around on the three days with either Mark who I've known for about eight years, and Toni who I just had a really good laugh with.

I got woken up sometime in the early hours by someone knocking on my door and saying something. As it just woke me up I couldn't tell what they had said, or even heard enough of it to figure out if it was a male or female voice. In my sleepy confusion I started panicking "Oh crap, I hope thats not Toni". Has she mistaken us having a good time together for something else. I do not want to open the door and find her standing there in her underwear and then have to deal with that situation. The other option that then popped into my head that it could be a random drunk (frankly a much more likely situation), and I didn't want to deal with that either, so I just pulled my quilt back over me and went back to sleep.

Day 4. Travelling home. Although our flight wasn't until 14:00, the boss decided we had to be there by 10:00. Spent a lot of time waiting about Luton airport. Since just a few weeks ago I spent 11 hours in this damn airport. Out of all the airports I have ever been in Luton is the worst. It looks dirty and run down, doesn't have enough room or seats for the people going through it and is very over priced. But on the other hand it was bringing me home. I was really looking forward to getting home to cuddle Kristi by this point. Made a joke about Al when for the first time on the trip we saw him open his wallet. I said the last time that had happened, he was arrested for breaking and entering, but let off because it was his first offence. Al looked a bit unhappy about this and I got fined £1 on the basis that I had hid that I had a sense of humour the entire trip until that point. Somehow me, Toni and Lucy ended up discussing relationships. Lucy had mentioned several times that she was a strong, independant woman who didn't need no man in her life. She also complained a lot about not having no man in her life. I mentioned that I often gave advice to younger guys that if they found a woman who let them have a man cave like mine then she was a keeper and they should marry her. Lucy was amazed that Kristi let me have the master bedroom as my man cave and said she would never let any guy in her life have that kind of freedom. I couldn't help answering "And that's one of the reasons the divorce rate is so high, most people wouldn't." She also complained that by giving that advice I was making it impossible for a (strong independent woman who don't need no man in her life) to find a man.

I mentioned this conversation to Kristi in a text and she gave a very good reply. That a man with a man cave was much less likely to cheat, or want to go out to the pub every night and leave her home alone as he'd always want to stay home and spend time in his man cave. Hadn't ever thought of it that way, and not that I'd cheat or even want to go out drinking most nights.

Was chatting with Chris a bit. Turns out he is OIC of the theatre club on camp. I told him Kristi used to help run a comedy theatre back in SLC and she was looking out for ways to get back involved (although she rarely actually takes up any opportunities that come along to do so), so I got his contact details and shall figure out a way to gently push her into doing something with it. He then tried to get me involved. To be honest I've trodden the boards on two occasions. Once when some actors I knew were doing The Rocky Horror Picture Show, I stepped into the part of Riff Raff when the regular guy and his understudy both fell ill and since I knew the part very well I was able to do it for one night only. Unfortunately when it comes to singing... well lets just say I am more enthusiastic than talented. The other time was when I was 11 or 12 and I played to title role in Mr Nasty, to rave reviews.

As the plane was landing Toni made a joke about Al and he said he was impossible to make blush. I reminded him about the wallet joke and he blushed again.

It being EasyJet we were flying on, everything of course ran on time. Generally when I have to travel on them I find boarding starts around the time the aircraft is supposed to leave. This one was running even later than that. Even when we got on the plane we had to wait another 30 minutes before we got get some airspace to take off in. Since I was coming home to Bruce and Cato with their kids coming over at dinner guests, this meant they'd end up arriving before me. When we got to Aberdeen it ended up being another half hour before our baggage started coming through. Me and Toni and Lucy just stood together sharing some more jokes.

Had a pretty good time overall, and Lucy sounds much worse in this than she really was. Having lived in London for three years she was our guide around the underground and when she wasn't complaining about her feet, not having a man in her life or telling us why she was a strong, independant woman who didn't need no man in her life she was fun to be around.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 13, 2017, 11:22:30 AM
I haven' seen the new "IT" yet, but the new Pennywise looks way too much like a fanboy dressed up as The Joker.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 13, 2017, 02:52:25 PM
Wait...Alex, were you in 617 Squadron? The Dambusters? COOL!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 13, 2017, 03:06:57 PM
Wait...Alex, were you in 617 Squadron? The Dambusters? COOL!

Yeah, for my sins I spent a bit of time there. They had some of the bombs they'd dropped in a display (one of the bouncing bombs and a tall boy) as well as some bits and pieces from the raids on the dams themselves. I was on them before they disbanded and then reformed as a Lightning II sqn.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 13, 2017, 03:12:54 PM
Wait...Alex, were you in 617 Squadron? The Dambusters? COOL!

Yeah, for my sins I spent a bit of time there. They had some of the bombs they'd dropped in a display (one of the bouncing bombs and a tall boy) as well as some bits and pieces from the raids on the dams themselves.
Like I said...cool!
(https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/5e/1b/c7/5e1bc766a4fc764b124faeb8dae36f31.jpg)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 14, 2017, 05:44:43 PM
Another school shooting in the news. My first thought was, "You reap what you sew", while the press is openly perplexed as they always are.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 15, 2017, 06:47:53 PM
RIP Harry Dean Stanton


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 16, 2017, 10:18:54 PM
Sssooo, the people from Tennessee were chased out of Richmond by people from New York? Well, that's pretty embarrassing.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 17, 2017, 10:23:46 AM
Dagon was determined to cause trouble today. Kept having to chase him off the table. Turned around and saw him with one of Kristi's grapes in his mouth. The grape pretty much took up all the available space in his mouth and I am not convinced he would have survived trying to swallow it.

Anyway, with a baby on the way I am not letting him think he can eat off our table so he got into trouble for that. He ran off to his bedroom and crapped on the floor just beside his litter tray. Taking that as a big "FU", he ended up in more trouble. Decided to lock him in his bedroom for a few hours and ignored his yells and meows pleading to be let out, until I got annoyed enough with it to open the door, squirt him with a water pistol and then shut the door again. He stopped meowing after that.

The sky is very overcast today. Decided not to hang a washing outside, but then found the machine hadn't done its spin cycle and the clothes were soaking wet. Figured what the hell, if it rains the clothes can't get any wetter. Keeping the rabbits inside today though. Kristi got up, made up breakfast and then decided to go lie in bed and reading.

Writing some more D&D stuff. Some of the group might get to go to a ball. On the other hand there is a very good chance they are also going to find themselves on trial for multiple murders if they are not very careful (those two events are unrelated however). I've been designing their next set of long term foes. One of them, once I had finished I think I might have made too much of a challange, but then by the time they face him they will be a much higher level. Watching Critical Role while I write (currently on episode 66).

Noticed Dagon has started limping slightly on one of his back legs. Couldn't see or feel any indications of damage to it. He is currently sleeping on Kristi's computer chair (he prefers to sleep on my computer chair, then Kristi's and only if both of those are occupied will he go to the Comfy Armchair of Dooooooooom). He was looking so small cold, and pathetic, I just had to go get him a blanket to wrap him up in. Then I put the central heating on for him. Took out some pet insurance on him last night. Surprised me when Kristi hadn't heard of that. Given the medical system where she is from I'd have thought that would be a given.

Going to have a nice long soak in the bath. My toe feels like it does before I have a gout attack so being careful with it. Watched a movie Kristi wanted to see yesterday. A ghost story called "Wait Until Helen Comes." Apparantly the book had scared the hell out of her as a little girl. We found out there was a made for TV movie so watched it on Youtube.

Anyway, Kristi wants me to go over cleric spells with her so I'll be back later.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 17, 2017, 10:43:16 AM
Hey, Dark A, speaking of going to a ball, y'ever play a module from the 1980s called Castle Amber?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 17, 2017, 11:40:46 AM
Hey, Dark A, speaking of going to a ball, y'ever play a module from the 1980s called Castle Amber?

Not familair with that one. I didn't start playing D&D until the mid 2000's although I'd played other games before then.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 24, 2017, 08:13:33 AM
Popped to the shop for a couple of beers and to restock the secret chocolate store I keep for days when Kristi needs a bit of cheering up. As I passed a tree I could see a pretty good sized spider which had spun a web from the lowest tree branches to the ground. Must have been 5 or 6 feet tall and maybe 4 feet wide. That is a big web for this area.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 24, 2017, 08:35:33 AM
I nearly always read your posts first, Alex. You bring a lot to this site.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 24, 2017, 09:24:40 AM
I nearly always read your posts first, Alex. You bring a lot to this site.

I have no idea what, but if you like my posts I'll keep making them.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 24, 2017, 05:28:57 PM
You're too humble, you barmy Scotsman! If the flying monkeys come for me, you have to take over the long posts.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 25, 2017, 09:25:31 AM
It occurs to me I am like a Jamaican, I have all these part-time jobs...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 25, 2017, 03:56:49 PM
You're too humble, you barmy Scotsman! If the flying monkeys come for me, you have to take over the long posts.

Why would your pets come for you? :P


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 25, 2017, 04:16:30 PM
You're too humble, you barmy Scotsman! If the flying monkeys come for me, you have to take over the long posts.

Why would your pets come for you? :P

I had this science teacher, a funny eccentric man, and he'd make a big production of handing out tests after they were graded, and you never could tell from his expression what your grade was. He'd stand beside your desk staring you down then hand you a test you'd done well on, or make some smarmy but not unkind quip that lulled someone into thinking she or he had done okay and then pass back a C-. Sometimes he'd have little sayings that went along with all that, and one day as he gave me back a perfect test he said to me, "If you don't win the Nobel Prize by the time you're thirty, I'll send the Flying Monkeys after you. And it won't be pretty...." That became a catch phrase all year where I was concerned, his threat to send the flying monkeys after me. I even saw him years later at a store and he still remembered that.

LSS, I guess since I failed to win I am doomed and expect the sky to darken any day now. Been nice knowing you guys.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 26, 2017, 01:19:06 AM
Don't worry ER, if you do disappear I am sure all the denizens of BMDO would get together to rescue you. I am actually pretty good with a sword in real life.

Hmm, I am now thinking we should make our own bad movie where this actually happens.  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 27, 2017, 10:36:51 PM
RIP Hugh Hefner


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on September 28, 2017, 11:43:10 AM
I just noticed the Stream of Consciousness thread has been read 666 times. Now nobody screw that up, ok?  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 28, 2017, 02:32:06 PM
I am a little disappointed that Hef died of natural causes. I was hoping for something... well I am sure you can use your imagination.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: AoTFan on September 29, 2017, 12:02:24 AM

I don't eat them as much as I used to, but as a kid I used to love taking toast, and eating them with miracle whip and cheese.  The secret though is you gotta let the toast dry a bit.  You put the cheese on immediate and it gets kind of "sweaty" between the hot bread and that's kind of gross.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on September 29, 2017, 12:19:46 PM

I don't eat them as much as I used to, but as a kid I used to love taking toast, and eating them with miracle whip and cheese.  The secret though is you gotta let the toast dry a bit.  You put the cheese on immediate and it gets kind of "sweaty" between the hot bread and that's kind of gross.
But sweaty buns, well that's different.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on September 29, 2017, 01:09:39 PM
Was giving a brief to a bunch of senior officers and some of my management today. At one point I realised everyone was looking at me strangely. Some had big smiles on their faces and other looked rather more stern and serious than usual. I was trying to surreptitiously check my zip wasn't down or that I didn't have something rude written on my forehead, but couldn't find out what was wrong.

Found out afterwards when I had been talking about a fescalised part of a landing strut I'd said "fellatio'd section".

Oh well, it made the brief more interesting. And besides that wasn't as bad as the time I was standing very bored in a brief and started thinking about some things me and a girlfriend got up to many years ago. When I had to stand rather strangely.

Our station commander's last day was today. After lunch we all lined up along the road as he was driven down in a cherry picker. He has been a pretty good SCO and it's a shame they only get two years in the post before they have to move. He gave me a medal once (The awesome medal of awesomeness, awarded for being awesome I think it was. I didn't actually read the citation, and when they were giving the speech before hand I was busy trying to stop "Rock Me Like A Hurricane" from playing over and over again in my head so I wasn't really paying attention, plus I hate those formal occasions and my mind often does its best to convince me I am somewhere else).


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on September 30, 2017, 10:06:30 PM
RIP Monty Hall


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 03, 2017, 10:15:45 PM
Okay, so...
I'm Just old enough to remember a piece of junk called the Tek 9 and his idiot twin brother, the Tek DC9, and the hubbub over the optional Hellfire Trigger attachment, which has me wondering...

Just how in the hell did the Bump Stock slip through the cracks?
It just doesn't make sense.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 04, 2017, 09:18:14 PM
Facebook's coming to Sandston, yet another big name's trying to get some use outa the white oak facility again...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 05, 2017, 11:50:23 AM
Roz Chast sucks.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on October 05, 2017, 12:50:11 PM
Finally got Kristi to join the local amateur theatre club last night. She loves doing theatre things but its taken me damn near five years to get her involved over here, despite her complaining the there is no theatre type stuff going on here.

Trouble is somehow, and I have not quite figured this part out because I am pretty sure the words never crossed my lips, but I seem to have joined the theatre club too. Last time I was on stage I was 17ish and playing Riff Raff when the regular guy was sick in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, only because I must have seen it over a hundred times by that point and knew the part off by heart. Someone standing off stage had to do the singing for me though.

Oh well, its getting Kristi out the house and doing something and that is the main part.



Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 06, 2017, 07:28:43 AM
When I was thirteen I decided it was immoral to eat if something else had to die to make my food. I even thought how harvesting vegetables caused destruction. So I researched and read about some Indian holy man who stopped eating in the 1950s and yet was doing fine in the 1990s and decided if I too kept a positive mental state I could do it.

Didn't end real well.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 08, 2017, 11:45:38 PM
Just sat through The Indestructible Man (1956) on an all new rerun of MST3K...

Not sure what I found so engrossing about it... At first, I thought it might be the fusion The cheesy '50s monster movie, and the cheesy noir crime drama, complete with cheesy narrative... Then I got to thinking about how it was a cheesy '50s monster movie without a cheesy monster...

But afterwards, I got to thinking that it reminded me way too much of that Chuck Norris movie where he plays a small town sheriff who happens to know kung fu, who finds himself having to put down an undead psychopath in a janitor's uniform...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: 316zombie on October 10, 2017, 06:46:35 PM
the touchpad on my new used laptop STILL won't work.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 15, 2017, 09:05:07 PM
the touchpad on my new used laptop STILL won't work.

Maybe it needs a new cooling fan.
That's what Happened to mine.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 15, 2017, 09:14:42 PM
I just bought this camera handle on Ebay;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-Mini-Hand-Pistol-Grip-Tabletop-Travel-Tripod-Stabilizer-Stand-Holder/263154252972?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-Mini-Hand-Pistol-Grip-Tabletop-Travel-Tripod-Stabilizer-Stand-Holder/263154252972?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649)

For some reason, everytime I unfold it, the ergonomic form reminds me way too much of that pink spaceship from Battle Beyond The Stars (1980).
http://www.badmovies.org/movies/battlebeyond/ (http://www.badmovies.org/movies/battlebeyond/)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 16, 2017, 04:00:25 PM
Only a half-hour left at work, nice lunch out with my parents, my mother got me a Stephen King book, loving this brisk fall weather, my daughter is fixing dinner, and my husband has suddenly stopped acting like the jealous dooosh he has this past few weeks. Life is pretty good at the moment...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: 316zombie on October 16, 2017, 07:44:52 PM
the touchpad on my new used laptop STILL won't work.

Maybe it needs a new cooling fan.
That's what Happened to mine.
   a cooling fan? there's no vents on it, where would the fan go? * it's an HP chromebook, about a year old*


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: TYTD Review on October 17, 2017, 03:41:45 PM
No matter how much I try and fight it I cant help but get annoyed over crooked or off center pictures.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on October 18, 2017, 12:12:48 PM
No matter how much I try and fight it I cant help but get annoyed over crooked or off center pictures.

My brother in law is the same way. I spent a productive afternoon in his house one day while he was at work slightly adjusting all his pictures so they hung a little bit off.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 18, 2017, 01:09:29 PM
No matter how much I try and fight it I cant help but get annoyed over crooked or off center pictures.
My mom is like that, too, it's about the only thing that gets her goat, and sometimes I "may" have tilted the occasional picture over there on purpose. She actually has a laser level now.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on October 18, 2017, 04:33:48 PM
I was the featured speaker at our High School Chapel today.
I recited Hebrews 4:12 ("For the Word of God is living and active and sharp as any two-edged sword. . . ") and then proceeded to slice a pumpkin to vegetable sushi with a scimitar. :bouncegiggle:

That got their attention!! :teddyr:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on October 20, 2017, 02:40:16 PM
I still agree with Arthur Dent: Reality is shaped funny.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 20, 2017, 09:47:28 PM
I'm beginning to wonder what Eminent Domain is really "for"...

 In my town,at least, their are enough undeveloped & derelict properties for sale, that going to the time, legal trouble & legal expense of ruining small businesses or taking away people's homes for less than they're worth just doesn't make sense...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 22, 2017, 09:32:20 AM
I wonder if they ever really let kids take their tonsils home in a jar?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 23, 2017, 11:21:43 AM
I am not too old to go jump in puddles.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on October 23, 2017, 03:46:37 PM
I'm beginning to wonder what Eminent Domain is really "for"...

 In my town,at least, their are enough undeveloped & derelict properties for sale, that going to the time, legal trouble & legal expense of ruining small businesses or taking away people's homes for less than they're worth just doesn't make sense...
Location,location,location.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 23, 2017, 04:03:44 PM
I'm beginning to wonder what Eminent Domain is really "for"...

 In my town,at least, their are enough undeveloped & derelict properties for sale, that going to the time, legal trouble & legal expense of ruining small businesses or taking away people's homes for less than they're worth just doesn't make sense...
Location,location,location.
That's the part I don't get.
Instead of developing vacant land & derelict properties where new business is needed & wanted, they go where they're not only unwanted & detrimental to the local population, but also to places inconvenient to prospective employees & clientele.
It just makes no sense at all.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: TYTD Review on October 24, 2017, 05:18:48 AM
if "12 inch mixes" were just a cash grab...why do some of them sound better than the single or album releases...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 24, 2017, 10:47:17 AM
I'm beginning to wonder what Eminent Domain is really "for"...

 In my town,at least, their are enough undeveloped & derelict properties for sale, that going to the time, legal trouble & legal expense of ruining small businesses or taking away people's homes for less than they're worth just doesn't make sense...
Location,location,location.
That's the part I don't get.
Instead of developing vacant land & derelict properties where new business is needed & wanted, they go where they're not only unwanted & detrimental to the local population, but also to places inconvenient to prospective employees & clientele.
It just makes no sense at all.

My husband owns a business that in part restores old properties, sometimes even historic homes, one that was from the 1830s, often by taking them down to a shell, and on the flip side of what you're talking about (and I agree totally, by the way) he is increasingly getting flak from these SJW types who accuse him of gentrifying and driving out poor people.

It's like you can't win, but I do wonder, considering the state of some of the buildings he's acquired and turned into beautiful dwellings, have the critics of his line of work ever paused to think they're sentencing poor people to live in some truly squalid abodes? Are they helping anyone by leaving a run-down property there?

I keep telling him to confuse the SJW by telling them almost half his finished buildings are bought by gay couples---who, as we all know, can do no wrong in SJW eyes. I think it might make their circuits melt.

As for eminent domain, I worry about my own home since I got a whiff of someone in government saying my property this might just be a good place for a community development project. The police are already miffed at me because I won't let them come shoot coyotes on my land.

Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on October 24, 2017, 11:42:56 AM
Quote
Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?

Both. Blackmail them first, then once you've got the money have some hitmen take them out to remove the evidence.

Then shoot the hitmen and keep the money you were going to pay them.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 24, 2017, 11:44:13 AM
Quote
Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?

Both. Blackmail them first, then once you've got the money have some hitmen take them out to remove the evidence.

Then shoot the hitmen and keep the money you were going to pay them.

Alex, how did you ever come to be nicknamed "Dark" anyway?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 24, 2017, 01:14:48 PM
Quote
Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?

Both. Blackmail them first, then once you've got the money have some hitmen take them out to remove the evidence.

Then shoot the hitmen and keep the money you were going to pay them.

Alex, how did you ever come to be nicknamed "Dark" anyway?
Eh, My place was an ultra cheap foreclosure from catalytic converter thieves...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on October 24, 2017, 02:28:19 PM
Quote
Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?

Both. Blackmail them first, then once you've got the money have some hitmen take them out to remove the evidence.

Then shoot the hitmen and keep the money you were going to pay them.

Alex, how did you ever come to be nicknamed "Dark" anyway?

The story behind that isn't as interesting as what ever you are thinking.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 25, 2017, 07:07:08 AM
Quote
Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?

Both. Blackmail them first, then once you've got the money have some hitmen take them out to remove the evidence.

Then shoot the hitmen and keep the money you were going to pay them.

Alex, how did you ever come to be nicknamed "Dark" anyway?

The story behind that isn't as interesting as what ever you are thinking.

I dunno, man, passing out drunk in a tanning booth and waking up three shades darker than George Hamilton is pretty interesting.

(Just asked to play off your advising me to commit two murders and steal blood money, lol.)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on October 25, 2017, 07:09:15 AM
 :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: in Pretoria today.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 25, 2017, 07:33:38 AM
:hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: in Pretoria today.

I heard some South Africans saying it might get to 110 F there.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on October 25, 2017, 08:12:48 AM
:hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: :hot: in Pretoria today.

I heard some South Africans saying it might get to 110 F there.


In Pretoria, it feels like its' over 40 degrees Celsius already  :buggedout:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 25, 2017, 10:09:59 AM
RIP Fats Domino


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on October 25, 2017, 11:29:19 AM
If the flapping of a butterflys wings can cause a hurricane, what does humans passing gas create?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on October 25, 2017, 11:40:01 AM
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Hmm, hitmen or blackmail...?

Both. Blackmail them first, then once you've got the money have some hitmen take them out to remove the evidence.

Then shoot the hitmen and keep the money you were going to pay them.


Alex, how did you ever come to be nicknamed "Dark" anyway?

The story behind that isn't as interesting as what ever you are thinking.

I dunno, man, passing out drunk in a tanning booth and waking up three shades darker than George Hamilton is pretty interesting.

(Just asked to play off your advising me to commit two murders and steal blood money, lol.)

Well if you think about it, in order for you to blackmail someone they'd have had to do something shady. And hitmen by the definition of their job aren't going to be the nicest people out there, so by killing them all you have improved the world a little bit, ergo that would be a good thing.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on October 25, 2017, 01:29:59 PM
If the flapping of a butterflys wings can cause a hurricane, what does humans passing gas create?

Math teachers.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on October 31, 2017, 04:41:56 PM
Oookayyy, so... Nooz Du Juor, the guys with the funny names who got busted over the weekend probably won't affect trump, Rose McGowan (Ol' wutzimaym's first accuser) is wanted in Virginia for drug possession, Aannd, to cap it all off, there's been some sort of massacre in New York... So, let's see now... Where does that put us with last week's nooz du jour?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 07, 2017, 10:37:43 PM
I can't wait to see the electoral maps tomorrow & see who won which counties by popular Vs. electoral college votes! #gerrymandering @gerrymandering


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on November 08, 2017, 08:26:04 PM
My mind is tired of stupidity...it's ALWAYS exhausted.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: stine.greta on November 08, 2017, 09:16:02 PM
I am so done hearing people saying that I am fat when they are even bigger than me. No to body shaming.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 19, 2017, 07:49:53 PM
Hmm...
We lost two musicians and an actor this weekend, and still no official word on Charles Manson...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: 316zombie on November 19, 2017, 10:00:52 PM
and david cassidy is in a coma,apparently.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on November 20, 2017, 01:15:05 AM
Hmm...
We lost two musicians and an actor this weekend, and still no official word on Charles Manson...

He is gone now. Just a shame he managed to live so long.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 26, 2017, 10:25:19 PM
and the new Miss Universe is from South Africa...
Trying to find the Trevor joke in here...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: claws on November 27, 2017, 05:08:58 AM
Bill Maher once said Americans are addicted to convenience. Add a "more bang for the buck" mentality and you have a scary combination.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 28, 2017, 11:47:28 PM
I had no idea that Fidel Castro had been dead for over a year...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on November 29, 2017, 12:09:21 AM
If I could program my dreams, I think tonight I would choose Princess Leia (circa 1980), a swordfight with Hitler, a Fokker Triplane, a weedeater, a live chicken, and some peach preserves!!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on November 29, 2017, 01:06:37 AM
If I could program my dreams, I think tonight I would choose Princess Leia (circa 1980), a swordfight with Hitler, a Fokker Triplane, a weedeater, a live chicken, and some peach preserves!!!

 :buggedout: +  :bouncegiggle: :teddyr: :teddyr: :teddyr:

I'm a bit worried about what the live chicken has to do with all of that.  :wink:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on November 29, 2017, 07:32:27 AM
Well, you soak the chicken in peach preserves and chase it around the bed with the weedeater, leaving a slimy trail that Nixon slips and falls on, rendering him unconscious so you can rescue Princess Leia, who has been tied to the bed with the Watergate tapes.

Clear now??   :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Trevor on November 29, 2017, 08:18:23 AM
Well, you soak the chicken in peach preserves and chase it around the bed with the weedeater, leaving a slimy trail that Nixon slips and falls on, rendering him unconscious so you can rescue Princess Leia, who has been tied to the bed with the Watergate tapes.

Clear now??   :bouncegiggle:


Ummm...... I have to ask this guy, who will probably tell me to follow the preserves  :wink:

(http://www.aveleyman.com/Gallery/ActorsH/8093-470.gif)


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 29, 2017, 03:16:03 PM
Considering the hatchet jobs that have been done on practically EVERY female co-host of  The Today Show, I'm not in the least bit surprised that Matt Lauer has found his way onto the piglist!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on November 29, 2017, 03:41:06 PM
Well, you soak the chicken in peach preserves and chase it around the bed with the weedeater, leaving a slimy trail that Nixon slips and falls on, rendering him unconscious so you can rescue Princess Leia, who has been tied to the bed with the Watergate tapes.

Clear now??   :bouncegiggle:
OH-kay, Indy...a challenge...what would you expect from a dream involving 'THING' from the Addams family, a fried bologna sandwich, a chain saw, two goats- one named Harley, the other Davidson, three Chinese bondage queens, and a Sarsaparilla with a mind of it's own?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on November 29, 2017, 07:19:13 PM
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

Thing wants a sandwich, however, the fried bologna sandwich is on top of a mountain in Nepal, guarded by two goats named Harley and Davidson.  He offers me a free-thinking Sarsparilla if I will get the sandwich for him, so I grab my trusty chainsaw and let the three Chinese bondage queens left over from last week's Anne Hathaway dream distract the goats until I can decapitate them with the chainsaw and retrieve the sandwich . . . after which I get a rubdown and iced tea from Eva Green, wearing a Starfleet uniform.


BOO-YAH!!!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 29, 2017, 10:29:04 PM
Medication... It's not a magic bullet, or waiting for a high to kick in, it takes a few days, or even a couple weeks... Like seeding & watering...It takes patience...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on November 30, 2017, 12:37:14 PM
How in the nine hel's does someone manage to accidently feed cheese to a cat?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on November 30, 2017, 01:33:54 PM
R.I.P JIM NABORS


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 01, 2017, 02:23:53 AM
I really wish I'd stop accidently hitting my right knee off wooden things. The past couple of days have left me limping badly.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: stine.greta on December 01, 2017, 02:47:25 AM
Why do you hate pineapple bits on pizza?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 01, 2017, 07:25:22 AM
Why do you hate pineapple bits on pizza?

In my case it's because the first time Kristi was pregnant for three months the only thing she could eat without being sick was ham and pineapple pizza. After three months of eating it I am not sure I ever want to see it again.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Flangepart on December 01, 2017, 02:19:16 PM
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

Thing wants a sandwich, however, the fried bologna sandwich is on top of a mountain in Nepal, guarded by two goats named Harley and Davidson.  He offers me a free-thinking Sarsparilla if I will get the sandwich for him, so I grab my trusty chainsaw and let the three Chinese bondage queens left over from last week's Anne Hathaway dream distract the goats until I can decapitate them with the chainsaw and retrieve the sandwich . . . after which I get a rubdown and iced tea from Eva Green, wearing a Starfleet uniform.


BOO-YAH!!!!!!!!!!!!
DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUDE!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 06, 2017, 09:49:54 AM
Okeedokes, I think I have caught up on all my missed posts, making up my quota from my week off. In short, my work is done here for the morning.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 07, 2017, 09:51:18 AM
Later today I am going to officially ask everyone I know to please begin a new tradition of celebrating my birthday, which is December 24th, a month late, on January 24th. I am tired of complicating everyone's lives by trying to squeeze in my birthday on Christmas Eve. Whether it'll happen, I don't know, but it'd make things easier.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: indianasmith on December 07, 2017, 06:35:01 PM
You say that, but I just think you're trying to stave off 40 for as long as possible!!!    :bouncegiggle:


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 07, 2017, 09:08:27 PM
You say that, but I just think you're trying to stave off 40 for as long as possible!!!    :bouncegiggle:
Why whatever do you mean, Indy? I'm only, uh, 33. Ahem.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 09, 2017, 12:02:54 AM
Does anyone know how to change the drive letters in windows 7?


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: LilCerberus on December 10, 2017, 07:28:20 PM
The more I learn about "Net Neutrality", the more indifferent I feel about it...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: sprite75 on December 15, 2017, 12:56:57 PM
Just 278 posts and counting til I join the mile high club!


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 15, 2017, 02:27:21 PM
Does anyone know how to change the drive letters in windows 7?

Right click the drive and select rename should do it I think.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Svengoolie 3 on December 15, 2017, 03:32:51 PM
My cat just let a fart in my lap so horrible I neatly went into shock from it.


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: Dark Alex on December 16, 2017, 12:04:08 PM
My spell checker tried to change Megalodon to Megacolon. True that would be a much more horrific fight for my D&D group but...


Title: Re: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About
Post by: ER on December 17, 2017, 05:54:14 AM
As I sit here in a church in the pre-dawn on a cold Advent morning, cherry cough drop in my mouth, waiting on services to begin while surrounded by ivy and red flowers and purple Christmas trappings and a woman who appears to hate me more than usual is a foot to my left, sort of in my personal space boundary, I have but one recurring thought: The Monkees was one strange show.