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Forum: Crash and Burn 19 September 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By ChasFink
Theme Icon Lets be honest here. Are they assuming (no pun...

Lets be honest here. Are they assuming (no pun intended) he may have rubbed the entire produce section on his butt? And not to be gross, but unless he's a very unhygienic person (and he doesn't seem...
Forum: Crash and Burn 19 September 2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By ChasFink
Throw Tomato I know he says it was a joke and no big dill, but...

I know he says it was a joke and no big dill, but let’s not beet around the bush. There isn't mushroom for humor in the complicated maize of the legal system. Further charges may turnip: I heard he...
Forum: Trivia 17 September 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 189,053
Posted By ChasFink
Interesting. A friend of mine bought a house that...

Interesting. A friend of mine bought a house that belonged to a Grace Jones who died at an advanced age. I'll try to find out just how old she was.
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,080
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 A fair point. I guess it depends on how much...

A fair point. I guess it depends on how much weight you put on the argument that dictionaries should reflect proper usage rather than dictate it. I think most experts would agree at this point that...
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,080
Posted By ChasFink
Germany Well, at least they're not trying to sell...

Well, at least they're not trying to sell Liederhosen, a common English speaker's mispronunciation. I'm not sure why I'd want songpants.

I have no great desire for Lederhosen either, but I'm...
Forum: Fauxtography 14 September 2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By ChasFink
Australia Of course the motivation for Jason to promote...

Of course the motivation for Jason to promote Australian tourism was to counteract the bad press they got when some of their Australian wool quilts were found to be infested with a very rare one of...
Forum: Rantidote 13 September 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 115,138
Posted By ChasFink
Teacher If I may speculate, I think the person...

If I may speculate, I think the person crocoduck_hunter is addressing is making the argument:

There is no God but JHVH.
Thor is not JHVH.
Therefore Thor is not a god.

The fallacy is in...
Forum: Fauxtography 13 September 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By ChasFink
Teacher Hey, I figured out why this picture was connected...

Hey, I figured out why this picture was connected to Australia. The proud-to-be-Australian bedding firm Jason (https://jason.com.au/) posted it with the "Slot Canyons in Australia" caption to bring...
Forum: Fauxtography 13 September 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By ChasFink
United States This statement makes no sense. Any true American...

This statement makes no sense. Any true American will tell you that "foreigners" means people who aren't Americans.
Forum: Rantidote 12 September 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 115,138
Posted By ChasFink
Tsk, Tsk If you rent out a storefront that faces south to...

If you rent out a storefront that faces south to open a shop specializing in collectible toys, sports memorabilia, and comic books: Either put ultraviolet protective film on your front window or...
Forum: Police Blotter 12 September 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,751
Posted By ChasFink
Re: Racial factors If we apply Occam's razor...

Re: Racial factors

If we apply Occam's razor to the facts as we know them now, and assume for the moment that the shooter is essentially telling the truth, race does not need to be a factor in...
Forum: Fauxtography 12 September 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By ChasFink
Australia I was going to say it can't be Australia because...

I was going to say it can't be Australia because there are no Kookaburras, but then I realized they only live in the jungle (https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/JunglesSoundLikeKookaburras)....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 September 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By ChasFink
Icon101 So that's why they're called boarding schools! I...

So that's why they're called boarding schools! I thought it meant something else.
Forum: Police Blotter 11 September 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,751
Posted By ChasFink
Icon102 Let me clarify for the record that my (slightly...

Let me clarify for the record that my (slightly joking) suggestion that neighbor noise may have been a motive was not meant to imply the shooting was justified. I am still not jumping to any...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 September 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,751
Posted By ChasFink
No While I will still reserve final judgement, I...

While I will still reserve final judgement, I noticed this statement in The New York Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/09/us/amber-guyger-dallas-police-shooting.html):


As someone who has...
Forum: Police Blotter 07 September 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,751
Posted By ChasFink
I'm not using "guilty" in the strict legal sense...

I'm not using "guilty" in the strict legal sense of "guilty of a specific crime" but I just mean guilty of killing someone for no reason.

I'm not saying I'm convinced this is the case, I'm saying...
Forum: Police Blotter 07 September 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,751
Posted By ChasFink
Police I'm trying very hard not to rush to judgement...

I'm trying very hard not to rush to judgement here. I'm not being very successful. The fact that this has been reported as the officer thinking she was entering her own apartment, and the absence of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 September 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,198
Posted By ChasFink
United States Points in favor of the Pence theory: ...

Points in favor of the Pence theory:


He's the one most justified (if only slightly) to act in this improper manner.
As for why he remains anonymous: He certainly would be the one with the...
Forum: Rantidote 06 September 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By ChasFink
I'm going through the same thing. Unfortunately...

I'm going through the same thing. Unfortunately some of the most affordable places are through Craigslist and nowhere else. There are lots of different scams.

I think the same scam E. Q. Taft...
Forum: Rantidote 04 September 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 115,138
Posted By ChasFink
Shout Me three! It really steams me!

Me three! It really steams me!
Forum: SLC 04 September 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,312
Posted By ChasFink
Jolly Roger Serious answer: In honor of a historical figure...

Serious answer:
In honor of a historical figure that was mentioned on a recently aired episode of Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, I wold christen her Gráinne Ní Mháille - or if I wanted to be more...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 04 September 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By ChasFink
Icon102 I'm amused by the following at the bottom of this...

I'm amused by the following at the bottom of this article:


Well, I like some red foods, but enjoy red dye from bugs might be stretching it.
Forum: Social Studies 30 August 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By ChasFink
And that story gives this working link...

And that story gives this working link...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 August 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,313
Posted By ChasFink
Soapbox Even faced with this, I really doubt Trump would...

Even faced with this, I really doubt Trump would ever resign. His pride is already forcing him to say and tweet ridiculous things despite good advice to the contrary. He has backed down on a few rare...
Forum: Social Studies 29 August 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By ChasFink
D'oh! I thought it said "most sexiest", and didn't...

I thought it said "most sexiest", and didn't realize my mistake until I hit the word "Arkansas".
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