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Forum: Amusement Bark 18 August 2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By ASL
Throw Tomato You know, people are always making metaphors...

You know, people are always making metaphors comparing the game of football to warfare, but after watching this clip I think it’s baseball that really merits such comparisons. Because war is boring...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 August 2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By ASL
Soapbox Iím less optimistic. Calling it now: Republicans...

Iím less optimistic. Calling it now: Republicans retain hold on both houses of Congress thru the mid-term and Trump emerges once more victorious in 2020.
Forum: Moot Court 17 August 2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,489
Posted By ASL
Icon215 Naturally.

Naturally.
Forum: Police Blotter 16 August 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By ASL
Heavt breathing Who's a cocaine user.

Who's a cocaine user.
Forum: Moot Court 16 August 2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,489
Posted By ASL
Chef A Jewish person would get the cake without...

A Jewish person would get the cake without condition (Judeo-Christian values and all that). A Muslim would get the cake, maybe, but only if there was an atheist around to see how well believers can...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 August 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By ASL
Brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "inherit...

Brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "inherit the wind." Although it kind of makes sense in its original biblical context...
Forum: Rantidote 16 August 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,980
Posted By ASL
Canada Ah, well, you see the Nazis are not...

Ah, well, you see the Nazis are not representative of Trump's supporters in the way Antifa is of his opponents, so a present day Trump supporter whose granddad had a friend who fought the Nazis (or,...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 August 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By ASL
Serious note. I just realized that the woman...

Serious note. I just realized that the woman whose image appears in the video at the head of that article is not, and looks nothing like, the nun in question. Why do they do that?

The image in the...
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,202
Posted By ASL
Thatís nothing. The Mayans were pitching...

Thatís nothing. The Mayans were pitching calendars all the way out to 2012 to the Spanish over 500 years ago. Didnít take.
Forum: Crash and Burn 15 August 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By ASL
Icon05 I assume youíre referring his haste to pin the...

I assume youíre referring his haste to pin the blame squarely on a non-government entity, rather than wait for the facts to come out and *gasp* possibly hold someone like him to blame for a lack of...
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,202
Posted By ASL
Soapbox Ah, but did you just question them, or did you...

Ah, but did you just question them, or did you make a positive claim yourself, that there is no rise in domestic violence resulting from the Super Bowl? They're still demanding you to provide more...
Forum: Business Bytes 15 August 2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By ASL
Teacher So would you say you support, a) minimum...

So would you say you support,

a) minimum wage laws, just not for taxi drivers
b) minimum wage laws for taxi drivers too, but think it’s fine if the market is so flooded with drivers (an...
Forum: SLC 15 August 2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,582
Posted By ASL
Ponder Eh, itís complicated. Coupons may involve...

Eh, itís complicated. Coupons may involve accepting a brief loss to capture market share (in which the cost will indeed be transferred) or it may help to bring in new revenue that still exceeds...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 August 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By ASL
Shout I think his sort of "excellence" is a huge part...

I think his sort of "excellence" is a huge part of why Sci-fi publishers are falling all over themselves to say how eager they are to read manuscripts from up and coming authors of any flavor but...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 August 2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,510
Posted By ASL
No And all for a pedestrian walkway over a city...

And all for a pedestrian walkway over a city street. Which is to say it’s not like they were pushing the enevelope for a mission to Mars or to span the Bering Strait, but for the most mundane of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 August 2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 205,460
Posted By ASL
Yow! erwins, thatís poppycock-flavored malarkey. Next...

erwins, thatís poppycock-flavored malarkey. Next youíll be trying to tell me that even though no one was convicted of murdering Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson that they didnít both die of...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 August 2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,610
Posted By ASL
Icon401 Just as long as it’s not Crash. The central...

Just as long as it’s not Crash. The central character in that film was irony and, though it was integral to the plot and had a lot of screen time, it couldn’t act. It’s delivery went from rambling...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 August 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By ASL
Airplane Listening to an excerpt from his conversations...

Listening to an excerpt from his conversations with ground controllers, he claimed to only have experience with flight simulators. Not that that rules out experience with taxiing or maintenance...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 August 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,610
Posted By ASL
Ponder Ah, but my line of thinking (which I grant may...

Ah, but my line of thinking (which I grant may not be shared by others, I’m not claiming to be the arbiter here) goes that it is your or my association of him and a movie older than ourselves that...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 August 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,610
Posted By ASL
Ponder Some of these actors seem difficult to pin to an...

Some of these actors seem difficult to pin to an "iconic role" in spite of having been in numerous films for which they are known by many. Brad Pitt and Keanu Reeves for instance. Others have been in...
Forum: Business Bytes 11 August 2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By ASL
Ponder For those who think this latest development in...

For those who think this latest development in New York is outrageous, how do you feel about minimum wage laws?

How would you feel if, say, a union was striking for better working conditions (and...
Forum: Business Bytes 10 August 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By ASL
Bonsai Kitten I thought his voice sounded a little off. It was...

I thought his voice sounded a little off. It was kind of off-putting, even before they got to the insanely stupid/repetitive part.
Forum: Business Bytes 10 August 2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By ASL
Teacher See, you’re thinking like a millennial. What you...

See, you’re thinking like a millennial. What you need to do is be a millennial thinking like a gen-Xer who thinks they’re thinking like a millennial. You and I may get that generational stereotypes...
Forum: Social Studies 09 August 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By ASL
Ponder I don’t think they controlled for anything. It...

I don’t think they controlled for anything. It seems like they’ve discovered that urban centers (which in Europe have been around for a long time, long enough to have had Roman roads converging on...
Forum: Business Bytes 09 August 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By ASL
So stupid as to offend the intellect I would say....

So stupid as to offend the intellect I would say.

There may be an angle with this ad being meant to target conservative millennials who might mock someone for taking offense at something that is...
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