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Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
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, 01:33 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 183,696
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, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
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, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 160,520
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, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 160,520
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, 01:43 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 91,275
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, 06:04 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 183,696
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, 04:21 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 41,600
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, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
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, 01:47 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,661
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,...
Forum: Rantidote 08 October 2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 183,696
Posted By musicgeek
A few shady conservative sites have been posting...

A few shady conservative sites have been posting the 2014 Xinhua knife attack, implying that it happened recently. Yes, about 30 people were killed and about 140 were injured. This is strongly...
Forum: SLC 06 October 2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 160,520
Posted By musicgeek
Could it have been Eugene the Jeep? ...

Could it have been Eugene the Jeep?

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/f4/bc/09/f4bc0929a230404b3ff260675949c797--eugene-the-jeep-eugene-oneill.jpg

ETA:There are other variations of the character design...
Forum: Police Blotter 06 October 2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,661
Posted By musicgeek
Oh, don't worry, they have an answer for that one...

Oh, don't worry, they have an answer for that one all set:

"See, in the parlance of the times, 'regulated' just meant 'rehearsed' or 'drilled.' A 'well-regulated militia,' then, is one that is...
Forum: Police Blotter 04 October 2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,661
Posted By musicgeek
"Oh, look, we found your head!" In...

"Oh, look, we found your head!"

In seriousness, though, the pro-gun lobby has so enshrined the 2nd Amendment that they regularly state that any attempt to regulate or limit what types of weaponry,...
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 183,696
Posted By musicgeek
I've completely had it with the "Guns aren't the...

I've completely had it with the "Guns aren't the problems - it's a lack of prayer in schools, etc..." memes. Here's my (rather lengthy) Facebook rant in response:
Forum: Police Blotter 03 October 2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,661
Posted By musicgeek
While the article makes some good points, it...

While the article makes some good points, it falls into some of the same traps to which I alluded earlier. In arguing against suppressors (silencers), the author claims this:
(bolding mine.)
...
Forum: Police Blotter 03 October 2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,661
Posted By musicgeek
^Exactly. I've been more than a little...

^Exactly.

I've been more than a little annoyed by the knee-jerk "ban automatic weapons" posts on Facebook by my (fellow) liberal friends. Um, for the most part, they are banned. Yes, I still...
Forum: SLC 03 October 2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 160,520
Posted By musicgeek
Be that as it may, the flying termites I've seen...

Be that as it may, the flying termites I've seen have been way smaller than yellowjackets. This website agrees, stating that
https://www.termites.com/information/facts/flying-termites/

The 3/8"...
Forum: Police Blotter 02 October 2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,661
Posted By musicgeek
Jesus, some people are horrible. What kind of...

Jesus, some people are horrible. What kind of person derives pleasure from this sort of thing (hoaxing in the wake of tragedies)?
Forum: SLC 02 October 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 91,275
Posted By musicgeek
That's my people you're talking about! (No...

That's my people you're talking about!

(No worries, I used to need my dad to translate for my New Bedford couisins on occasion.) :lol:
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 02 October 2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By musicgeek
Bang Head Dude, he's your Secretary of freakin' State. If...

Dude, he's your Secretary of freakin' State. If you disagree with the way he's handling a diplomatic situation, call him into the Oval Office and tell him you want him to take a different tack....
Forum: Amusement Bark 01 October 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,328
Posted By musicgeek
SHAMELESS PLUG ALERT: ...

SHAMELESS PLUG ALERT:
https://ssmpodcast.wordpress.com
https://www.facebook.com/ssmpodcast/?ref=py_c
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sound-sight-and-mind/id1281202982

Please note that...
Forum: SLC 01 October 2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 91,275
Posted By musicgeek
It's pretty similar. There are also some lyrical...

It's pretty similar. There are also some lyrical similarities that contribute.
Forum: SLC 29 September 2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 91,275
Posted By musicgeek
The one we had here almost exactly mimicked the...

The one we had here almost exactly mimicked the coloring of a ruby-throated hummingbird. If I can dig up the pictures we took, I'll post one.
Forum: Social Studies 27 September 2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By musicgeek
The whois.com data for the website...

The whois.com data for the website "allgodsmustdie.com" shows that it was established through DomainsByProxy, obscuring the actual ownership data. The creation/last modification date was July 31,...
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