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Forum: Rantidote 10 October 2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,038
Posted By Tori
Today, one of my family members living in the...

Today, one of my family members living in the U.S. posted something to the effect of "I don't support Donald or anything, but don't people realise how hard it is to have every moment of your past...
Forum: Crash and Burn 27 August 2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,310
Posted By Tori
It was an accordion...

It was an accordion (https://au.pinterest.com/pin/502010689684050810/), but bagpipes and banjos would work well too. :D
Forum: The Doctor Is In 13 July 2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,669
Posted By Tori
Sorry, I didn't see this before. My mother's...

Sorry, I didn't see this before. My mother's complications are mainly related to long-term nutritional deficiencies. RNY gastric bypass surgery literally "bypasses" the part of your stomach that...
Forum: Business Bytes 13 July 2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 123,288
Posted By Tori
In the version I saw, the guy standing in line...

In the version I saw, the guy standing in line behind her actually says something like, "Oh come on! That's so unhygienic!"
Forum: The Doctor Is In 14 June 2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,669
Posted By Tori
Another anecdote: my mother had gastric bypass...

Another anecdote: my mother had gastric bypass surgery in 2011, and she's kept the weight off, but not without a host of complications - some of which didn't appear until several years later. She...
Forum: Rantidote 25 April 2016, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 391,480
Posted By Tori
Bang Head Didn't take long... ...

Didn't take long...

https://scontent.fadl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13076927_520377681467570_3902252313406096790_n.jpg
Forum: The Doctor Is In 03 December 2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,500
Posted By Tori
Not necessarily. According to the article,...

Not necessarily. According to the article, patients were both given lap-band surgery and put on a special diet; specifically, a very low calorie diet (VLCD). There have already been studies...
Forum: Rantidote 13 November 2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 332,919
Posted By Tori
Don't read Facebook during Veteran's Day. It...

Don't read Facebook during Veteran's Day. It will only make you angry. Especially when certain family members who are otherwise horrible human beings are lauded as "heroic" and "patriotic" merely...
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 November 2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,940
Posted By Tori
Showtime's Over, Synergy

You might feel better about the Jem And The Holograms movie ruining your childhood when you learn that it’s just made history: It’s the first wide-release film to be pulled from theaters for...
Forum: Rantidote 31 October 2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 497,872
Posted By Tori
Bang Head http://i.imgur.com/nKZMLaX.jpg So remember,...

http://i.imgur.com/nKZMLaX.jpg

So remember, boys and girls, next time you get "brutally beaten" at a routine traffic stop, it's your fault for being spoiled... spoiled on all those basic human...
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 October 2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,726
Posted By Tori
SXSW releases an apology, announces an "Online...

SXSW releases an apology, announces an "Online Harassment Summit" next March (http://www.sxsw.com/news/2015/sxsw-announces-march-12-online-harassment-summit)
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 October 2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,886
Posted By Tori
Video about Hello Barbie, including a...

Video about Hello Barbie, including a demonstration:
http://www.today.com/money/cool-or-creepy-high-tech-hello-barbie-has-conversations-kids-t44661
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 October 2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,886
Posted By Tori
Waffles. Helloooo Waffles.

Waffles. Helloooo Waffles.
Forum: Social Studies 29 October 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,033
Posted By Tori
I read the source article...

I read the source article (http://www.theage.com.au/comment/the-fourth-r-missing-from-australian-education-20151025-gkhv8k.html), to see if there was maybe some actual evidence for his claims. Nah. ...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 October 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,014
Posted By Tori
Matt Ryan's 'Constantine' to return as part of Team Arrow

The NBC show may have suffered an untimely demise, but the character lives on in next week’s episode of “Arrow.”
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 October 2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 334,102
Posted By Tori
Hmm, I don't know, because I haven't watched that...

Hmm, I don't know, because I haven't watched that one in, like, 10 years. (Rifftrax excepted :D ) But there were one or two Indominus-Rex-eats-a-minor-character parts that were so graphic even I had...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 28 October 2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,130
Posted By Tori
IIRC one of the biggest reasons for combining...

IIRC one of the biggest reasons for combining Aspergers, PDD-NOS, and straight-up Autism was that even the experts couldn't agree on exactly what the differences were....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 26 October 2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,130
Posted By Tori
I've already laid out my concerns with the Julia...

I've already laid out my concerns with the Julia character in that other thread (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=92734), as well as through official feedback channels, and I truly hope...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 October 2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 334,102
Posted By Tori
Finally got to watch Jurassic World. I dunno,...

Finally got to watch Jurassic World. I dunno, maybe I'm a total prude, but I can't believe they're marketing this to kids. I would've had nightmares. :eek:

One I did take my kids to was...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 October 2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,960
Posted By Tori
To me the "how" she portrays autism matters less...

To me the "how" she portrays autism matters less than the fact that she is not even given her own voice. It's important because this happens all the time with media portrayals of people with...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 October 2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 347,469
Posted By Tori
I could be wrong, but I'm sure I've read that...

I could be wrong, but I'm sure I've read that Batman isn't supposed to exist in the Arrow/Flash TV universe, and Arrow (without the "Green" in front) is like a mish-mash of the two characters. It...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 October 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,960
Posted By Tori
I'd be much more impressed if Julia was portrayed...

I'd be much more impressed if Julia was portrayed as the protagonist, telling her own story, instead of being talked about by the other (non-disabled) characters.
Forum: Fauxtography 07 October 2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,058
Posted By Tori
For all the pictures of pythons eating large...

For all the pictures of pythons eating large animals (kangaroos! crocs! omg!), the chance of *you* being eaten by one is far lower than all the other things around here that'll kill you.
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 497,872
Posted By Tori
Driver In wake of the latest school shooting: ...

In wake of the latest school shooting:
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 September 2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 252,379
Posted By Tori
So, ah, did anyone else catch the first episode...

So, ah, did anyone else catch the first episode of the new series? Thoughts?

Mine were a mix of "Oh gawd, her* again? Really? :rolleyes: " and "Wow, this could be a really good story arc. :lol:"...
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