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Forum: Amusement Bark 12 December 2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,080
Posted By musicgeek
With our pets, we paraphrase: "No, bunny, that's...

With our pets, we paraphrase: "No, bunny, that's a bad bunny!"
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,080
Posted By musicgeek
Thanks, half-pint, you just saved me a lot of...

Thanks, half-pint, you just saved me a lot of work.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 December 2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,383
Posted By musicgeek
I agree completely with that, GenYus. But I also...

I agree completely with that, GenYus. But I also agree with your earlier quotation, and am dismayed to see so many of my liberal friends on social media saying, essentially, "So what? What the other...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 December 2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,080
Posted By musicgeek
There are several I use with some regularity: ...

There are several I use with some regularity:

Seconding Lainie's Inigo Montoya quote (and I'll add: "Doesn't that make you happy?" and "You're very clever. Now shut up.")

Also DawnStorm's...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 December 2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,383
Posted By musicgeek
I'm naive enough to believe that doing the right...

I'm naive enough to believe that doing the right thing because it is the right thing to do still has merit. A whole lot of terrible things have been done throughout history based on someone's idea...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 December 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 64,182
Posted By musicgeek
1. What real-life Pacific nation did Lemuel...

1. What real-life Pacific nation did Lemuel Gulliver visit in Gulliver's Travels, after Lilliput, Brobdingnag, and other fictional islands? Japan

2. The same two Nashville mega-stars have...
Forum: Police Blotter 05 December 2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By musicgeek
Probably about as good for most patent medicines,...

Probably about as good for most patent medicines, which caused a whole lot of problems for a whole lot of people. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patent_medicine

However, everything I've read about...
Forum: Police Blotter 04 December 2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By musicgeek
Icon86 70-year-old woman made ricin and tested it on neighbors, police say

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/betty-miller-made-ricin-tested-on-neighbors-police/



Yikes. Castor Bean plants (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricinus) are unusual looking enough to be used as...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 December 2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
Posted By musicgeek
I'm surprised there hasn't been more outrage over...

I'm surprised there hasn't been more outrage over this particular tidbit:
Trump’s lawyer claims responsibility for president’s problematic tweet...
Forum: SLC 04 December 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 111,695
Posted By musicgeek
Thanks to the daily news cycle, I've got the...

Thanks to the daily news cycle, I've got the first lines of R.E.M.'s "Radio Song" on constant play in my head: "The world is collapsing___ around our ears..."
Forum: Language 02 December 2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,291
Posted By musicgeek
http://www.word-detective.com/2011/10/nothing-to-s...

http://www.word-detective.com/2011/10/nothing-to-sneeze-at/
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 December 2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By musicgeek
Yeah, I really don't get the choice to make him...

Yeah, I really don't get the choice to make him look less otherworldly for his feature film. The internet apparently agrees:

https://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/2-d3x0goy.png?w=600&h=438
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 November 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 64,182
Posted By musicgeek
Well played, Satan'sHobbit. :fish:

Well played, Satan'sHobbit. :fish:
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 November 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By musicgeek
"Eat your waffle, Barb." Still no justice....

"Eat your waffle, Barb." Still no justice. :p
Forum: Rantidote 22 November 2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 64,803
Posted By musicgeek
Is it possible that you're having a reaction to: ...

Is it possible that you're having a reaction to:

- the cold? https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cold-urticaria/basics/definition/con-20034524
- the dry air?
-...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 November 2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 64,182
Posted By musicgeek
1. What Thanksgiving staple is the last word in...

1. What Thanksgiving staple is the last word in the lyrics of The Jeffersons' theme song? Pie! (They finally got their piece of it.)

2. What river valley in central Yorkshire lent its name to the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 November 2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,383
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: 67
Views: 3,383
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: 67
Views: 3,383
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: 1,004
Views: 131,882
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: 149,440
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: 492
Views: 64,182
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: 1,281
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: 37
Views: 3,291
Posted By musicgeek
That is a good line.

That is a good line.
Forum: SLC 02 November 2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 129,691
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...
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