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Forum: SLC 19 February 2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 17,144
Posted By GenYus234
At least until Easter.

At least until Easter.
Forum: Police Blotter 19 February 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By GenYus234
Perfect solution fallacy...

Perfect solution fallacy (https://yandoo.wordpress.com/2013/12/10/perfect-solution-fallacy/) or "The perfect is the enemy of the good" (Voltaire).
Forum: Police Blotter 16 February 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By GenYus234
Ah, the good old days when the GOP used veiled...

Ah, the good old days when the GOP used veiled (most of the time) misogyny instead of blatant racism and xenophobia to distract their voters.
Forum: Rantidote 16 February 2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,905
Posted By GenYus234
It isn't strictly counting as in 1...2...3,...

It isn't strictly counting as in 1...2...3, three! Three clicks of the scroll wheel! Ah-ha-ha! More like having the scroll wheel clicking allows me to know where I am moving to better. And I deal in...
Forum: SLC 16 February 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 17,144
Posted By GenYus234
How about a place named for something that...

How about a place named for something that destroys itself in order to create the next generation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_(mythology))? :)
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By GenYus234
The Dickey Amendment was a ban on gun advocacy,...

The Dickey Amendment was a ban on gun advocacy, not strictly against any gun research. Heads of the CDC have taken the safe route and just not done any research on guns at all. But back in 2013,...
Forum: Social Studies 15 February 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By GenYus234
But could you see her arms in that photo? No, you...

But could you see her arms in that photo? No, you could not.
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By GenYus234
Because the Republican playbook has only four...

Because the Republican playbook has only four sentences?
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By GenYus234
IMHO, the first think we need to do is related to...

IMHO, the first think we need to do is related to that study. We need to make the CDC study firearm violence and provide the funding to do so. While there are certainly studies such as that one by...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 15 February 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By GenYus234
Assuming that there was no sex in those...

Assuming that there was no sex in those sessions*, still not an illegal action. Which brings up another question, are there other officers that have been disciplined** for failing to list, in...
Forum: Rantidote 15 February 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,905
Posted By GenYus234
On the flip side, I hate wireless mice and...

On the flip side, I hate wireless mice and non-haptic scroll wheels (non-haptic buttons or keys too). Wireless mice never seem to track as smoothly and non-haptic scroll wheels or buttons mean I have...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 February 2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,038
Posted By GenYus234
Are you seriously arguing that it was not...

Are you seriously arguing that it was not offensive when it was used to describe a people who were almost universally regarded as inherently inferior? ETA: Note that the inferiority of black people...
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 February 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 215,235
Posted By GenYus234
It only started running here in the past month or...

It only started running here in the past month or so, so the Flint association is much less prominent.
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By GenYus234
Also, while diagnosing someone over the internet...

Also, while diagnosing someone over the internet is often folly, I don't think it unreasonable to surmise that someone advertising online for someone to kill them may have some mental issues.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 February 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,038
Posted By GenYus234
Anyone who you knew personally grew up well after...

Anyone who you knew personally grew up well after the time when it was well established as a hateful and oppressive slur.

And there is no evidence that its first use was simply an alternate term...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 15 February 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By GenYus234
If not listing "porn star" (or whatever they...

If not listing "porn star" (or whatever they think she should have done) on the application is the root of the claim that she "lied" on her application, their claim sounds pretty weak. Unless they...
Forum: Police Blotter 14 February 2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,170
Posted By GenYus234
No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where...

No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens (https://www.theonion.com/no-way-to-prevent-this-says-only-nation-where-this-r-1819576527)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 February 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 94,727
Posted By GenYus234
What does it have to do with cornflower??? I...

What does it have to do with cornflower??? I think Richard W is smoking something, I can't see what Alice's story has to do with spoiler hiding.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 February 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,038
Posted By GenYus234
This argument falls about before it even gets to...

This argument falls about before it even gets to the I-word. The professor didn't seem to think that students automatically consented to being exposed to examples of pornography:



Now to this...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 February 2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 94,727
Posted By GenYus234
The list doesn't include Alice's Adventures in...

The list doesn't include Alice's Adventures in Wonderland*, which I believe also started as verbal tales. While the list isn't said to be inclusive, that's a pretty big title to leave off the list.
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Forum: Amusement Bark 14 February 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By GenYus234
Right. We like to play the "Primogeniture"...

Right. We like to play the "Primogeniture" expansion pack.
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 February 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By GenYus234
Somebody has a very sanitized image of what the...

Somebody has a very sanitized image of what the Mafia does.
Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,397
Posted By GenYus234
I don't think you are alone. The Disaster Artist...

I don't think you are alone. The Disaster Artist has made almost 50 times as much as The Room.
Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,397
Posted By GenYus234
Piers Anthony republished his novel But What of...

Piers Anthony republished his novel But What of Earth? as a story of what happens to a novel when the editors get out of control. Multiple pages of the novel are massive footnotes comprising...
Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,463
Posted By GenYus234
Yeah, that didn't clarify it at all.

Yeah, that didn't clarify it at all.
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