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Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,121
Posted By Avril
I'm from Oklahoma, so I have to do the B. C....

I'm from Oklahoma, so I have to do the B. C. Clark Jingle. Actual lyrics:

Jewelry is the gift to give
'Cause it's the gift that'll live and live!
So give the gift you know can't fail
From B. C....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 December 2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Avril
I think it's fine to say you don't want to be...

I think it's fine to say you don't want to be touched, though the first time I would expect someone to just say, "I don't like to be touched," or "please don't touch me."

This is, as you say,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 December 2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Avril
Backlash Grows for PA Lawmaker Over 'I Don't Like Men' Comment

Backlash Grows for PA Lawmaker Over 'I Don't Like Men' Comment (https://patch.com/pennsylvania/ardmore/backlash-grows-pa-lawmaker-over-i-dont-men-comment)



The video is embedded in the article,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 December 2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,184
Posted By Avril
The White House seems to be claiming they did us...

The White House seems to be claiming they did us all a favor by firing that former Obama administration employee. The gaslighting is strong.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 November 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,718
Posted By Avril
Also, what do you think happens when you shoot...

Also, what do you think happens when you shoot down a ballistic missile flying over a populated area? It doesn't just explode and vanish, you know.
Forum: Business Bytes 04 November 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By Avril
"Real job" is used sometimes to distinguish...

"Real job" is used sometimes to distinguish between a job you have for spending money (when you're a high school student) or to pay for a specified expense (like college tuition) versus one you get...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 November 2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,417
Posted By Avril
Since you dispute my reading of the OP: How...

Since you dispute my reading of the OP:

How is this not criticizing the victim for not being a "model" victim? "Real sexual predators?" Seriously?

In other words, no big deal, you think this...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 November 2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,417
Posted By Avril
I never said you had to say he was just like...

I never said you had to say he was just like anyone else. I said to spare the world a declaration of refusal to feel outrage over an unwelcome sexual advance made on a minor that all parties agree...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 November 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,417
Posted By Avril
The way this thread began, and then the way the...

The way this thread began, and then the way the OP was supported by so many of you, is deeply saddening to me.

It matters how you respond when people who come forward about sexual assault. And all...
Forum: Language 27 October 2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,464
Posted By Avril
You want to catch the flies to get rid of them, I...

You want to catch the flies to get rid of them, I presume. But I put vinegar or wine in my fruit fly traps, not honey.
Forum: Rantidote 26 October 2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 66,309
Posted By Avril
I actually find yoga helps me more, and it is...

I actually find yoga helps me more, and it is rarely "cardio." I never could exercise regularly and want to until I started yoga.
Forum: Rantidote 25 October 2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 66,309
Posted By Avril
My energy drops as the days get shorter. I know I...

My energy drops as the days get shorter. I know I do better when I get my morning and evening yoga in, but lately I've been skipping a lot because I'm just too tired.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 October 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By Avril
There are several things to critique Carter on;...

There are several things to critique Carter on; he was really big on deregulation, he reimposed registration for the draft, and armed really awful armies on the "enemy of my enemy is my friend"...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 October 2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By Avril
"He did a terrible job, but he cared enough to...

"He did a terrible job, but he cared enough to try" could also apply to Jimmy Carter. It's a much more challenging job than I think any candidate really understands, especially those who came from...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 October 2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By Avril
One could. Except that Bush very pointedly did...

One could. Except that Bush very pointedly did not offer critique of the Obama administration and was vocal in his hope that Obama would have a successful presidency. I do think it's odd that Bush...
Forum: Social Studies 20 October 2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 73,939
Posted By Avril
Wrong lesson. Don't do awful things and lie...

Wrong lesson.

Don't do awful things and lie about them.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 13 October 2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,997
Posted By Avril
I eat a plant-based diet, so no bugs for me. ...

I eat a plant-based diet, so no bugs for me.

Meanwhile, marine arthropods used to be the food of the poor, too. The upper class wouldn't dream of touching a lobster.
Forum: SLC 12 October 2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,089
Posted By Avril
On one hand, WOW, what a nutty police force! On...

On one hand, WOW, what a nutty police force! On the other hand, I have no room to talk, living so close to "metergate...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 October 2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By Avril
I am deeply concerned about this. Even many...

I am deeply concerned about this. Even many people who are anti-Trump hate the mainstream press for not being partisan enough for them (I work with someone like this who is really outspoken about how...
Forum: Police Blotter 12 October 2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,132
Posted By Avril
I want to know that the reasons for the firing...

I want to know that the reasons for the firing included not only the improper arrest but the way it was carried out, which was also insane. It seems that way but it is very unclear.
Forum: Police Blotter 03 October 2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,772
Posted By Avril
I actually purposefully came to snopes because I...

I actually purposefully came to snopes because I needed to say all that. If you look at my posting history you'll find I'm hardly ever here anyway. Snopes is not the barrage.

My job is about 50%...
Forum: Police Blotter 03 October 2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,772
Posted By Avril
This is a thread hijack. I acknowledge that this...

This is a thread hijack. I acknowledge that this isn't the current line of discussion.

I am living somewhere far beyond capacity to feel things. I keep getting hit with news that makes me number,...
Forum: Police Blotter 02 September 2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,397
Posted By Avril
The governor of New Jersey certainly believes...

The governor of New Jersey certainly believes they should. At least if they're a government agency. (ETA: Strip retirement benefits, that is.)
Forum: Police Blotter 01 September 2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,132
Posted By Avril
Police 'This is Crazy,' Sobs Utah Hospital Nurse, as Cop Roughs Her Up, Arrests Her

'This is Crazy,' Sobs Utah Hospital Nurse, as Cop Roughs Her Up, Arrests Her for Doing Her Job...
Forum: Medical 23 August 2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,862
Posted By Avril
I need to walk away from the screen, because I...

I need to walk away from the screen, because I read the title question as referring to does--female deer.

Pardon me, I am apparently insane.
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