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Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 October 2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By Avril
"He did a terrible job, but he cared enough to...

"He did a terrible job, but he cared enough to try" could also apply to Jimmy Carter. It's a much more challenging job than I think any candidate really understands, especially those who came from...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 October 2017, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By Avril
One could. Except that Bush very pointedly did...

One could. Except that Bush very pointedly did not offer critique of the Obama administration and was vocal in his hope that Obama would have a successful presidency. I do think it's odd that Bush...
Forum: Social Studies 20 October 2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 50,869
Posted By Avril
Wrong lesson. Don't do awful things and lie...

Wrong lesson.

Don't do awful things and lie about them.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 13 October 2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By Avril
I eat a plant-based diet, so no bugs for me. ...

I eat a plant-based diet, so no bugs for me.

Meanwhile, marine arthropods used to be the food of the poor, too. The upper class wouldn't dream of touching a lobster.
Forum: SLC 12 October 2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,523
Posted By Avril
On one hand, WOW, what a nutty police force! On...

On one hand, WOW, what a nutty police force! On the other hand, I have no room to talk, living so close to "metergate...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 October 2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Avril
I am deeply concerned about this. Even many...

I am deeply concerned about this. Even many people who are anti-Trump hate the mainstream press for not being partisan enough for them (I work with someone like this who is really outspoken about how...
Forum: Police Blotter 12 October 2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,214
Posted By Avril
I want to know that the reasons for the firing...

I want to know that the reasons for the firing included not only the improper arrest but the way it was carried out, which was also insane. It seems that way but it is very unclear.
Forum: Police Blotter 03 October 2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,315
Posted By Avril
I actually purposefully came to snopes because I...

I actually purposefully came to snopes because I needed to say all that. If you look at my posting history you'll find I'm hardly ever here anyway. Snopes is not the barrage.

My job is about 50%...
Forum: Police Blotter 03 October 2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,315
Posted By Avril
This is a thread hijack. I acknowledge that this...

This is a thread hijack. I acknowledge that this isn't the current line of discussion.

I am living somewhere far beyond capacity to feel things. I keep getting hit with news that makes me number,...
Forum: Police Blotter 02 September 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,912
Posted By Avril
The governor of New Jersey certainly believes...

The governor of New Jersey certainly believes they should. At least if they're a government agency. (ETA: Strip retirement benefits, that is.)
Forum: Police Blotter 01 September 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,214
Posted By Avril
Police 'This is Crazy,' Sobs Utah Hospital Nurse, as Cop Roughs Her Up, Arrests Her

'This is Crazy,' Sobs Utah Hospital Nurse, as Cop Roughs Her Up, Arrests Her for Doing Her Job...
Forum: Medical 23 August 2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By Avril
I need to walk away from the screen, because I...

I need to walk away from the screen, because I read the title question as referring to does--female deer.

Pardon me, I am apparently insane.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 August 2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,052
Posted By Avril
I think that if you hijack a thread to make it...

I think that if you hijack a thread to make it about you and your hurt feelings, it isn't the fault of other people that true dialogue (about the topic, I assume is what is meant) isn't happening.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 August 2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,052
Posted By Avril
For someone who dips into sarcasm so often, you...

For someone who dips into sarcasm so often, you have a remarkable ability to miss it in the posts of others in this thread.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 August 2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,052
Posted By Avril
Apparently, "brown people" is somehow horribly...

Apparently, "brown people" is somehow horribly insulting, even though it is the most common term minority groups use for themselves (or sometimes "black and brown people"). And this has something to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 August 2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,052
Posted By Avril
Well, not nobody. #TrumpResign is trending on...

Well, not nobody. #TrumpResign is trending on Twitter as I write this. And I hold out hope for consequence. But it is clear that white male privilege benefited him and continues to do so.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 August 2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,052
Posted By Avril
If Spud's missing the point, so am I, because I...

If Spud's missing the point, so am I, because I see the same thing.
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,848
Posted By Avril
Several months ago, as you may recall, I had a...

Several months ago, as you may recall, I had a series of disasters.

My car died (as in, kaput, time to go to the junkyard) without warning. I worked this out with my boss, but after I bought a new...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 July 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,602
Posted By Avril
The problem is, they only partly are. And he's...

The problem is, they only partly are. And he's gotten into the psyche of a whole lot of younger people who thrill at the trolling. He's changed the way people think about being American and...
Forum: Crash and Burn 30 July 2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,721
Posted By Avril
I don't recall having to prove anything about...

I don't recall having to prove anything about insurance when buying any of the four cars I've bought in my life. I had 30 days to switch the coverage over. If I'd wrecked my car on day one, it would...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 July 2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,580
Posted By Avril
I never had that problem before I moved to New...

I never had that problem before I moved to New Jersey. It isn't the fault of the other people; it's a cultural thing I never adjusted to. People allow less personal space in general, and my...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 July 2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,580
Posted By Avril
You began by complaining about waiting in line...

You began by complaining about waiting in line behind people whose use of the checkout annoys you. I explained why having irritated people behind me at the checkout offended by how I do things is...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 July 2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,580
Posted By Avril
Yes, plus I'm asking him to stop trying to change...

Yes, plus I'm asking him to stop trying to change mine because he feels his is "better." It may be better for him but it is not better for me.

But based on his responses I get the impression he...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 July 2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,580
Posted By Avril
I'm going to say something that might shock you. ...

I'm going to say something that might shock you.

One of the reasons I prefer self checkout is that nobody gets to rush me. Not the cashier, not the antsy people in the checkout line who don't like...
Forum: Rantidote 28 July 2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 34,931
Posted By Avril
I'm so sorry, Sylvanz. But I can't say more...

I'm so sorry, Sylvanz. But I can't say more because I'm paranoid-toward-phobia about bed bugs.

The thing that annoys me lately is a friend who comments on every. single. Facebook post and yet...
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