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Forum: Amusement Bark 23 January 2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
I hear you. It's not really adding diversity to...

I hear you. It's not really adding diversity to a show when you're relying on ethnic stereotypes.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 January 2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Part of the distinction, though, is whether the...

Part of the distinction, though, is whether the group is an opt-in or opt-out group.

Nationality is generally an opt-out group and it's typically fairly hard to actually do so. You get a...
Forum: Rantidote 23 January 2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 35,196
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Never take chances with fungi.

Never take chances with fungi.
Forum: Social Studies 23 January 2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
I'm right-eyed and left-handed and also a number...

I'm right-eyed and left-handed and also a number seven.

And I tend to swap the phone between hands when I'm talking on it. Usually I start left hand/left ear, then go to right hand/right ear,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 January 2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
It's a private school that the parents had to pay...

It's a private school that the parents had to pay to send their sons to. Most people are going to research such schools before actually paying for them, which means that it's likely that the kid's...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 January 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Everything I've seen about that school indicates...

Everything I've seen about that school indicates it's a heavily prejudiced place run by heavily prejudiced staff, so parents who choose to send their kids there are probably prejudiced themselves.
Forum: Rantidote 22 January 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 111,666
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
I bought a jar of pickles yesterday. I didn't...

I bought a jar of pickles yesterday. I didn't realize until after I'd opened the jar and started eating one that they were original dill instead of kosher dill.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 January 2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
No, but a lot of people do. I blame the fact...

No, but a lot of people do. I blame the fact that we have an endless series of TV shows on World War 2 on TV, plus all the war movies, and Godwin's Law. And the US's general lack of Humanities and...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 January 2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 331,236
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
I'm having trouble getting into it, though I've...

I'm having trouble getting into it, though I've only seen about half of the first episode so far.

Carmen seems a lot younger than she did in Where On Earth, despite this apparently being a sequel....
Forum: Rantidote 22 January 2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 35,196
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Since not only do they have to pay to have the...

Since not only do they have to pay to have the work done twice, you have to spend a bunch of extra time fixing all the mistakes that the previous crew made?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
It's a straight up comparison to Nazis in the US....

It's a straight up comparison to Nazis in the US. "Nazi" is still probably the single most common word people think of when they hear "German."
Forum: Social Studies 21 January 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
That's a good point, Beachlife. It looks like...

That's a good point, Beachlife. It looks like someone backed up to the stump at a slow speed. It also looks like part of the stump would have been protruding from the snowman before it was hit.
Forum: Police Blotter 21 January 2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
I find it hard to think of how the restaurants...

I find it hard to think of how the restaurants could be considered victims unless he caused additional damage to them. If they got paid in full for the services they provided, regardless of who...
Forum: Rantidote 21 January 2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,126
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Wakefield didn't fudge his numbers, he flat out...

Wakefield didn't fudge his numbers, he flat out falsified them.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Students from an all-boys Catholic School, in...

Students from an all-boys Catholic School, in fact. Who were there because the school sent them out to do an anti-abortion rally.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 20 January 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,047
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
There's nothing quite like trying to bite into a...

There's nothing quite like trying to bite into a slice of sourdough and suddenly worrying that you're going to chip a tooth.
Forum: Rantidote 20 January 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,126
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Maybe it wasn't used much in the UK, but when I...

Maybe it wasn't used much in the UK, but when I was a kid it was commonly used in the US, and not just as a derogatory. I remember when there was the push to change it.
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 January 2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 39,357
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
L3 was a more interesting character than most of...

L3 was a more interesting character than most of the rest of the cast.

A Droid who's actually exploring the implications of the fact that everyone takes for granted that Droids are a slave race...
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 January 2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 39,357
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Watched Solo last night. It was okay. Not...

Watched Solo last night.

It was okay. Not great, but decent. Probably would have been a moderate success if it hadn't been released so soon after Last Jedi and been swept up in that film's...
Forum: Rantidote 19 January 2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,126
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
"Autism" has started being used the way a word...

"Autism" has started being used the way a word for Downs Syndrome that begins with "r" was used for decades.

It is not a word I'm going to write.

Does that answer the question?
Forum: Rantidote 19 January 2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,126
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Speaking of which, it's really frustrating to see...

Speaking of which, it's really frustrating to see that "autism" has been turned into the new no-longer-appropriate term for someone with Downs Syndrome.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
Yes, but thankfully it isn't.

Yes, but thankfully it isn't.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
We'd only call it Freedom Pizza if we thought it...

We'd only call it Freedom Pizza if we thought it had been invented in France.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
It's so unexpected, isn't it?

It's so unexpected, isn't it?
Forum: Rantidote 18 January 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 20,415
Posted By crocoduck_hunter
TYSHTTP: Nobody drove you to vote for Trump. ...

TYSHTTP: Nobody drove you to vote for Trump. You're a white, heterosexual male. The things you claim are said about you aren't anywhere close to being as awful as women, non-Caucasians, and LGBT...
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