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Forum: Rantidote 16 October 2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,623
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Update on this post from the 14 of September: ...

Update on this post from the 14 of September:

10 days later and that problem is FINALLY fixed. My job network agency didn't actually tell me it was fixed, I had to ring in and ask them about it....
Forum: SLC 14 October 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 101,019
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Reporter If that was your introduction to 'chap hop' music...

If that was your introduction to 'chap hop' music (steampunk rap) then I can also recommend Professor Elemental (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iRTB-FTMdk) and Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 101,019
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Icon102 A friend got invited to a Steampunk themed...

A friend got invited to a Steampunk themed wedding and got LOTS of praise for her costume on Facebook but she just hotglued some gears (rather, random items that were vaguely gear shaped) on a top...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 October 2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 280,543
Posted By Gutter Monkey
https://i.imgur.com/wzeajQd.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/wzeajQd.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/4LStiqv.jpg
Forum: Social Studies 13 October 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Gutter Monkey
The Dark Past of Sea Monkeys

I just found this youtube video about Harold von Braunhut, the 'inventor' and marketer of Sea Monkeys and Crazy Crabs and the better known version of X-Ray Specs. Fascinating for some good and...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 13 October 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,255
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Chicken Five days ago I came home pretty late at night...

Five days ago I came home pretty late at night and noticed a miserable looking baby raven huddled in the corner of my front garden. I knew it wouldn't last the night down there close to the ground...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 October 2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,392
Posted By Gutter Monkey
The one exception was Grand Admiral Thrawn...

The one exception was Grand Admiral Thrawn (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Admiral_Thrawn#Character) but he was also the exception that proved the rule since he only achieved his position in the...
Forum: Crash and Burn 13 October 2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Ah, I have AdBlock so I don't ever see popup ads....

Ah, I have AdBlock so I don't ever see popup ads. If I could still edit the OP I'd add a warning on the link.
Forum: Crash and Burn 13 October 2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Icon05 Erie, Pennsylvania: Woman high on meth dies after pumping gasoline into her anus

http://cbsnews10.com/erie-pennsylvania-woman-high-on-meth-dies-after-pumping-gasoline-into-her-anus/

I've seen this story pop up in several places online but it's setting off my "fake news" spidey...
Forum: Moot Court 12 October 2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Dog 'Move on': Student's court bid to reverse fail grade for dog project dismissed

A student at an Australian university has been fighting to get a poor score on one of his assignments overturned by appealing to every authority and court he can contact:

...
Forum: Fun House 12 October 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Australia The article is from a satirical website, there's...

The article is from a satirical website, there's no new website. They're poking fun at the government for prevaricating over questions of LGBTQ+ rights when the consensus among the general population...
Forum: Rantidote 09 October 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,623
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Reading Well if you love it that much how come you're not...

Well if you love it that much how come you're not posting in it?
Forum: Rantidote 08 October 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,623
Posted By Gutter Monkey
The pronunciation discussion reminded me of this...

The pronunciation discussion reminded me of this comic: http://nedroid.com/2011/08/pronunciation-station/
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 October 2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gutter Monkey
No, the blog's definition is just more nuanced...

No, the blog's definition is just more nuanced than what has been used on this board in the past. The blog's definition of the term wouldn't include practicing yoga and it probably wouldn't include...
Forum: Rantidote 07 October 2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,642
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Icon102 If you place some table and chairs adjacent to an...

If you place some table and chairs adjacent to an A-frame sign on the footpath outside your shop so that there's only about 3 feet of space for people to walk through then don't be surprised when...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 October 2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Gutter Monkey
It brought a heck of a lot of media attention and...

It brought a heck of a lot of media attention and notoriety to the piece and all that extra fame just adds $$$$$$ to its value.



I'm hoping that 'Banksy' is working the long con and will at...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 October 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Reading It seems that some people in this thread are...

It seems that some people in this thread are really struggling to understand what cultural appropriation actually is and why it's a bad thing and why some instances of borrowing aspects of other...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 October 2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gutter Monkey
It really really annoys me that people think that...

It really really annoys me that people think that this is a good and proper place to end a debate, rather than where people should start a debate. It's lazy and intellectual cowardice.
Forum: SLC 06 October 2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 101,019
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Looks like the other already sent vibes so I'm...

Looks like the other already sent vibes so I'm sending you ETC.
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,623
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Jaded The joys of doing a wallpapering job using old...

The joys of doing a wallpapering job using old offcuts

https://i.imgur.com/IHl6iv2.jpg

(I still had another piece left so I could patch over that gap without too much trouble but it was still...
Forum: Rantidote 03 October 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,642
Posted By Gutter Monkey
If you've asked me to hang wallpaper inside a...

If you've asked me to hang wallpaper inside a bookcase (with removable shelves) in your market stall it would be really really helpful if you took all the dozens of knickknacks and other items out of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 October 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Note that damian's two assertions here which...

Note that damian's two assertions here which kicked off several pages of hijacked discussion actually have nothing at all to do with the question of whether the depiction of Williams was racist or...
Forum: SLC 28 September 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 101,019
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Ambulance I was walking through a nearby park at 10:30pm...

I was walking through a nearby park at 10:30pm tonight when I heard someone calling for help and I found a little old lady who'd fallen over and broken her arm. I got another passerby to stay with...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 28 September 2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Ooh that's a really good definition, I never...

Ooh that's a really good definition, I never quite thought of it that way.
Forum: SLC 26 September 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 175,113
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Bang Head Hadrian's Wall wasn't built by the Pictish...

Hadrian's Wall wasn't built by the Pictish barbarians to keep the Romans from expanding North, it was built by the Romans either to keep the barbarians out of the territory they'd conquered or to...
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