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Forum: Wild Kingdom 03 July 2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 119,334
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I woke up this morning to a weird scraping noise...

I woke up this morning to a weird scraping noise and couldn't figure out what it was except that a cat was probably doing it. I got up to investigate and Danzig came out from under the bed with a...
Forum: History 14 April 2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 54,690
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I was thinking today about how the first episode...

I was thinking today about how the first episode of Downton Abbey takes places exactly 100 years ago todayish. (I don't know how long it would have taken for them to get word of the sinking of the...
Forum: Fauxtography 09 January 2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 40,190
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
This thread inspired me to mention kitchen fire...

This thread inspired me to mention kitchen fire putting-out to SO, and it's good I did, because at first he told me he wasn't sure which container the baking soda was in. It's in the box that says...
Forum: Food 24 January 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 106,879
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I don't know, I just noticed that at least twice...

I don't know, I just noticed that at least twice in threads involving veganism someone (usually not someone who eats veg) claims that a lot of pasta has eggs in it - with the exception of egg noodles...
Forum: Food 22 January 2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 106,879
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I was curious about that, too, lynnejanet, but I...

I was curious about that, too, lynnejanet, but I also wasn't sure if it said "posta" or "pasta." I'm pretty sure I've read more pasta ingredient labels than the average person and I've certainly...
Forum: Food 22 January 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 106,879
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Or perhaps the person still had the leather shoes...

Or perhaps the person still had the leather shoes from before she made the decision to live vegan?
Forum: Food 22 January 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 106,879
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
While mostly about diet, it's a lifestyle choice....

While mostly about diet, it's a lifestyle choice. I don't eat animal products and I don't wear leather, wool, or fur. I try to use bathroom products that aren't tested on animals. However, I don't...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 07 January 2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 46,124
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I thought a lot of the kvetching during the...

I thought a lot of the kvetching during the Census was because people were worried about the government having all their information on file to keep track of them or whatever.

I can only imagine...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 November 2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 553,727
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I'm glad that Maria Bamford is back as Target's...

I'm glad that Maria Bamford is back as Target's holiday spokeslady. The faces she makes in the Black Friday commercial (I don't know if there are others) are really great. I love her a lot, but I'm...
Forum: We've Got Mail 07 August 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 441,847
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Step 1: Gather personal information on the...

Step 1: Gather personal information on the internet for human trafficking
Step 2: ??
Step 3: Profit

So they hijack your friends' info, become your friend and then kidnap you?
Forum: Fauxtography 11 June 2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 48,726
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
What about rotten/oddly preserved fruit skin, or...

What about rotten/oddly preserved fruit skin, or a piece of fruit?

ETA: Somehow I missed that this had already been mentioned multiple times.
Forum: Fauxtography 11 June 2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 48,726
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I love how one of the comments on the picture is...

I love how one of the comments on the picture is "hire an attorney!! This could be your ship coming in!" from someone with a Tea Partier icon as their picture. Something about that strikes me as...
Forum: Fauxtography 11 June 2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,959
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Yeah I thought some of those were pretty common...

Yeah I thought some of those were pretty common ways to try to smuggle drugs. The garden hose was clever, though, as was the concrete birdbath.

The last one of the van seemed only to be unusual...
Forum: Fauxtography 09 June 2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,793
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Was it Home Movie...

Was it Home Movie (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275408/)? That's one of my favorite documentaries. SO adopted "best butterfly ashtray" as a term to describe prized possessions.
Forum: Fauxtography 27 May 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 44,766
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Thirded. :eek: Instead of making...

Thirded.



:eek:

Instead of making me more sympathetic that just horrifies me. I don't want someone who brutalizes animals in such an easy position to brutalize people. I hope this piece of...
Forum: Computers 18 May 2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 29,623
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
It was awfully nice of this American Muslim Web...

It was awfully nice of this American Muslim Web Engineer to get the word out that he would be doing this.
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 07 May 2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,251
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I wanted to get these stamps last time I was at...

I wanted to get these stamps last time I was at the Post Office needing stamps, but they weren't out yet. So I went for the tribute to Abstract Expressionist paintings instead, and some of the stamps...
Forum: Fauxtography 06 May 2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 71,414
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I was laughing embarrassingly hard the first time...

I was laughing embarrassingly hard the first time I read that. I was trying to keep myself under control because there were customers in my store, but that picture of the typing eagle just puts me in...
Forum: Fauxtography 06 May 2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 71,414
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
:lol: Much like my new-found...

:lol:

Much like my new-found appreciation/mental image for "alot" (http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/04/alot-is-better-than-you-at-everything.html) I'm going to be thinking of sick birds...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 13 April 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 57,358
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Around here it's appropriately ("PC"ly?) called...

Around here it's appropriately ("PC"ly?) called The Bridge Card. Some people do still refer to it as food stamps, but that always sound weird to me, not because it's not politically correct, but...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 20 March 2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,844
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I strongly dislike St Patrick's Day for a variety...

I strongly dislike St Patrick's Day for a variety of reasons and I don't want to have anything to do with it. It's bad enough that I have to smell the reek of cologne and beer breath as various pub...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 17 March 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,844
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
If anyone pinches me today I will punch them in...

If anyone pinches me today I will punch them in return. I hate the way people act on St. Patrick's Day.
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 17 March 2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,364
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
I thought it seemed incredibly short as well, but...

I thought it seemed incredibly short as well, but this was the first one I've ever filled out. It asks for such little information that I can't understand what nefarious purpose people think the...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 16 March 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,364
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
There isn't anywhere on the Census that asks for...

There isn't anywhere on the Census that asks for sexual orientation, although there's a push this year to get it included....
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 15 March 2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,364
Posted By lyra_silvertongue
Do people act this paranoid when there's a...

Do people act this paranoid when there's a Republican in office for the Census year?
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