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Forum: Moot Court 23 January 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Agreed. I don't think a blown call is reason...

Agreed. I don't think a blown call is reason enough, or they would have had to reverse a LOT of games. This may be a particularly egregious example of one, but there have plenty of others that...
Forum: Fun House 22 January 2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 January 2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I think the US and the UK should make a deal: ...

I think the US and the UK should make a deal: The UK can build a wall, and the US will leave the EU. Problems solved. :D
Forum: Police Blotter 20 January 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Police Here’s How LA’s Infamous Dine-and-Dash Dater Actually Got Caught

he escapades of Los Angeles’s notorious, felonious dine-and-dash dater are well documented. Since 2016, Paul Gonzales found women on dating apps, set up dates at restaurants, then abandoned his...
Forum: SLC 20 January 2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,722
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Woman cures Canada Dry...

Woman cures Canada Dry (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=96846)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Pelosi accuses White House of 'dangerous' leak

https://abcnews.go.com/beta-story-container/Politics/wireStory/latest-pelosi-cancels-trip-accuses-white-house-leak-60469609

There are further updates, but this particular one seemed to best some...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 18 January 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Chicken Great tits are killing birds and eating their brains. Climate change may be to blame.

Every year, little black-and-white birds called pied flycatchers make the lengthy trek from sub-saharan Africa to northern Europe to feast on caterpillars, claim a nest, and have babies. This...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By E. Q. Taft
This jibes with what a friend of mine used to...

This jibes with what a friend of mine used to say: Libertarians are people who are convinced they would be rich, if the government weren't stealing their money. Those who actually manage to get...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 January 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By E. Q. Taft
How else do you explain the 2016 election?

How else do you explain the 2016 election?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 January 2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I admit it's a dilemma for people who are...

I admit it's a dilemma for people who are genuinely conservative on economics but deplore racism. I've always boggled at the existence of the Log Cabin Republicans, for example; how can you support...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 January 2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Which basically confirms that not all the...

Which basically confirms that not all the 'deaths' at the end of Infinity War were permanent -- which was pretty obvious anyway judging by who we lost: Spider-Man, Black Panther, Dr. Strange (all of...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 January 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I have a couple of friends who think Spider-Verse...

I have a couple of friends who think Spider-Verse is the best superhero movie to date, period. My response has been to say that I wouldn't put it quite that high -- but it is the best comic book...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 January 2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Icon18 Spider-Man: Far From Home - Trailer(s)

Well, this was not quite what I was expecting.

Contains what could be considered a very minor spoiler for Avengers: Engame (at least one person who was dust at the end of Infinity War, other than...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 January 2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By E. Q. Taft
To repeat something I've said in the past: I...

To repeat something I've said in the past: I don't believe all Republicans are racists. (Or at least, not in the conscious/active sense of racism; when you get into subconscious racism, I think it's...
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 January 2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Unsurprised that Mark Evanier has a remembrance,...

Unsurprised that Mark Evanier has a remembrance, including a time he was lucky enough to have a half-hour conversation with her in the green room of a TV talk show they were both appearing on:


...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Yeah, that I can see. I am grimly amused by...

Yeah, that I can see.

I am grimly amused by the Republicans calling him out. Images of Claude Rains being shocked that gambling is going on here come irresistibly to mind.
Forum: Book Corner 14 January 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Witch We Need to Talk About Wizard Poop

Everybody poops, including fictional wizards. But the logistics of pooping in the Harry Potter universe continues to bother the NFBSK out of me.
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 January 2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Batton Lash, R.I.P.

What an awful, awful piece of news today: Batton Lash — cartoonist, writer, friend and usually the best-dressed guy at Comic-Con — died this morning at the age of 65.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 January 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,018
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I wonder if they could work out something where...

I wonder if they could work out something where the provincial governments advanced the money to keep the border agents working, and then get paid back once the shutdown ends? Seems like it would be...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 January 2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I think a lot of it is as the article says -- the...

I think a lot of it is as the article says -- the lack of immediacy. Back in the day, you watched not only to get the news first (before the internet, you otherwise probably would have to watch the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 January 2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By E. Q. Taft
TV Why no one wants to host the Oscars

Barring some eleventh-hour intervention, the host of the 2019 Oscars will be ... drumroll please...

Nobody.

https://www.vox.com/2019/1/11/18172202/oscars-no-host-kevin-hart
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 January 2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I don't think referring to "Western civilization"...

I don't think referring to "Western civilization" is racist, unless perhaps you try to imply that it's the only civilization. (Or the only one that matters.)
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 January 2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,305
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Cheer Captain Marvel - Final Trailer

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_LR9bC3dBN4" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 January 2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Snake It actually seems to be about as weird (but even...

It actually seems to be about as weird (but even more disturbing) than it sounds.

Buckey Wolfe: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know (https://heavy.com/news/2019/01/buckey-wolfe/)
Forum: Police Blotter 09 January 2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Alligator ‘God told me he was a lizard’: Seattle man accused of killing his brother with sword

A Seattle man who prosecutors say may be mentally ill was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, accused of killing his brother with a four-foot-long sword.

Buckey Wolfe called 911 at 6:40...
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