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Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 November 2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,370
Posted By musicgeek
Those letters are REAL! (Now in the old days, we...

Those letters are REAL! (Now in the old days, we both could have said "points for reference." q.v. the Unhijackable thread.)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 November 2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,370
Posted By musicgeek
http://media.cleveland.com/open_impact/photo/Scree...

http://media.cleveland.com/open_impact/photo/Screen%20Shot%202017-11-17%20at%2011.47.36%20AM.png

What the actual NFBSK? They're really coming out of the woodwork now, aren't they?

ETA: His...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 November 2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,370
Posted By musicgeek
Jaded Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There’s Nothing Funny

http://www.kabc.com/2017/11/16/leeann-tweeden-on-senator-al-franken/



There's also a picture of Franken apparently groping/pretending to grope her while she slept.

Also, this from the NY...
Forum: SLC 15 November 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 116,255
Posted By musicgeek
Some of the silly things I miss: The joke names...

Some of the silly things I miss: The joke names that changed with seasonal themes, the "points for reference" (although that was admittedly getting overdone), and a whole bunch of the people. It was...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 November 2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 144,531
Posted By musicgeek
I always heard it as "keep up with the porn...

I always heard it as "keep up with the porn stars." I knew that couldn't be it, but given the Jackson's penchant for turning real words into gibberish ("shimon!") or inserting babble of questionable...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 November 2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 54,494
Posted By musicgeek
1. What French painter wrote an 1889 sonnet that...

1. What French painter wrote an 1889 sonnet that begins, "One knows that in your world / Queens are made of distance and grease paint"? Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec?

2. What does the S, which comes...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 November 2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By musicgeek
Like the people online losing their $#!& over...

Like the people online losing their $#!& over CNN's caption "suspect shouted "God is great" in Arabic." :rolleyes: The typical foaming-at-the-mouth response I've seen is along the lines of "OMG -...
Forum: Language 02 November 2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By musicgeek
That is a good line.

That is a good line.
Forum: SLC 02 November 2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 116,869
Posted By musicgeek
Yes, and fairly cheaply, too. I was able to...

Yes, and fairly cheaply, too. I was able to install LED fixtures in our basement that far outperformed the old incandescent fixtures. They ranged in price from $11-about $30, were available at Home...
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 October 2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By musicgeek
The last time I heard Domino's name was when he...

The last time I heard Domino's name was when he was briefly missing and feared dead during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Here's an article that mentions it: (Not sure why I keep finding...
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 October 2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By musicgeek
Missing an article link? Here's one I found:...

Missing an article link?

Here's one I found: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-41753839
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 October 2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 54,494
Posted By musicgeek
I wonder if Police Squad would count? :D

I wonder if Police Squad would count? :D
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 October 2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 54,494
Posted By musicgeek
1. What nickname did the Progressive Party adopt...

1. What nickname did the Progressive Party adopt in 1912 when Theodore Roosevelt compared himself to a hard-to-kill animal after surviving an assassination attempt? Bull Moose

2. What part of an...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 October 2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By musicgeek
Good on the kid. When I was in 6th grade (so,...

Good on the kid. When I was in 6th grade (so, around 11 or so), I had a similar experience on a school field trip with a state representative. In my case, after listening to the (longtime...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 October 2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,151
Posted By musicgeek
Also from that page: Yep, sounds like our...

Also from that page:


Yep, sounds like our boy.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By musicgeek
Y'know, I'd almost be willing to give him this...

Y'know, I'd almost be willing to give him this one. We've all misspoken off the cuff at times. If only it weren't so painfully in line with his usual clueless, willfully ignorant demeanor, and his...
Forum: Rantidote 16 October 2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 208,997
Posted By musicgeek
This may be the single most obnoxious iteration...

This may be the single most obnoxious iteration of the misplaced nostalgia meme I've ever seen:

https://www.facebook.com/DavidAvocadoWolfe/videos/10154888673036512/

(I looked for a YouTube...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By musicgeek
Can we get someone to follow the man around with...

Can we get someone to follow the man around with a large-screen tablet with this clip cued up at the ready?

https://media.giphy.com/media/l378gOeKd0GM3CQQo/giphy.gif
Forum: SLC 14 October 2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 177,497
Posted By musicgeek
"LAX" is a bro-speak abbreviation for the sport...

"LAX" is a bro-speak abbreviation for the sport of "Lacrosse."

The new protocol for Connecticut license plates is number-letter-letter-dot-letter-letter-number. I saw one yesterday that read...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 177,497
Posted By musicgeek
Spit Take Not saw, but heard: in an NPR feature discussing...

Not saw, but heard: in an NPR feature discussing Trump's address to the "Values Voter Summit," they asked why conservative Christians would rally behind Trump, given his track record of adultery,...
Forum: SLC 13 October 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 116,869
Posted By musicgeek
I first heard the term associated with a subset...

I first heard the term associated with a subset of the hipster stereotype, mainly those into alt-folk type music. (Think Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, a few of whom have/had scruffy beards ...
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 208,997
Posted By musicgeek
My grandfather, a Lutheran pastor, would answer...

My grandfather, a Lutheran pastor, would answer the door wearing his clerical collar and they'd still want to talk to him. To be fair, they firmly believe that theirs is THE right way, so adherence...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 October 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 54,494
Posted By musicgeek
1. What kind of animal is PaRappa the Rapper? Dog...

1. What kind of animal is PaRappa the Rapper? Dog

2. What 11th-century publication was so named because its contents were held to be as legally unimpeachable as the findings of the Last Judgment?...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 October 2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By musicgeek
Hey, indeed! I was just thinking that I hadn't...

Hey, indeed! I was just thinking that I hadn't seen you post in quite a while. Hope all is well!
Forum: Police Blotter 08 October 2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,243
Posted By musicgeek
The "false flag" Sandy Hook arguments generally...

The "false flag" Sandy Hook arguments generally run this way:

- The shooting was a "false flag" operation staged by the liberal government as a ploy to take away conservative's guns.

- HOWEVER,...
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