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Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,002
Posted By Blatherskite
I loved the retaliation to that damp flop of a...

I loved the retaliation to that damp flop of a meme!

(ETA: I don't know what version you saw, but what I saw wasn't a cartoon but a photograph of a drag queen sitting next to a woman in a burkha).
Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 103,627
Posted By Blatherskite
I went for a hike today and I am apparently a...

I went for a hike today and I am apparently a prime residential opportunity for all spiders and beetles.

I just found of the the beetles on the coffee table, tragically upside-down, many hours...
Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,742
Posted By Blatherskite
Horses eat people!

Horses eat people!
Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,002
Posted By Blatherskite
I saw a cartoon on facebook and it's been bugging...

I saw a cartoon on facebook and it's been bugging me since this morning. It was making fun of how 'smug' a liberal/hippyish/artsy/more-lesbian-than-the general-population town nearish to my home is....
Forum: Social Studies 17 October 2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By Blatherskite
I was just about to say I could see something...

I was just about to say I could see something like this working as a holiday let. I would happily stay in a coffee ground powered mini-home for a week if it was in a desirable location!
Forum: Amusement Bark 17 October 2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,333
Posted By Blatherskite
I can see what you mean, but in my opinion the...

I can see what you mean, but in my opinion the more the merrier when it comes to the companions because I am sick of the love interest teasing between the (male) Doctor and his sole (female)...
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By Blatherskite
I do understand why the airline refused to allow...

I do understand why the airline refused to allow the squirrel, but I think it's possible the woman's case is not as nutty as it sounds.

A pet squirrel could be well-tamed and basically just like a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 October 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,009
Posted By Blatherskite
I think it was an attempt at comedy that fell...

I think it was an attempt at comedy that fell flat on its arse.

Even if anybody out there still finds the whole 'Hurr hurr foreigners eat weird food' thing funny, the funny foreign food has to be...
Forum: Amusement Bark 04 October 2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 35,480
Posted By Blatherskite
I just re-watched You, Me and the Apocalypse on...

I just re-watched You, Me and the Apocalypse on Amazon and made myself gutted all over again that there's not going to be a second series.

It was a brilliant show, equal parts absurd and tense....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 October 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,677
Posted By Blatherskite
You misinterpreted my post so let me rephrase it....

You misinterpreted my post so let me rephrase it.

Most people who complain about cultural appropriation are from marginalised cultures. Since you believe complaints about cultural appropriation...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 October 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Blatherskite
Part of the problem, though, is that behind all...

Part of the problem, though, is that behind all his posturing there is a presidency.

His hissy fits have the power to impact both US politics and international relations.

I've often wondered...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 October 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By Blatherskite
I'm going to make a wild, crazy prediction here...

I'm going to make a wild, crazy prediction here and say that if this goes ahead, Günter the Pasty-Faced and Elsa the Porcelain-Skinned won't have any reason to fear despite the fact that they claimed...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 27 September 2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By Blatherskite
I'd take his claim that baking is a science with...

I'd take his claim that baking is a science with a pinch of salt. No dought he would knock back the idea that baking is a science when the baker is a woman! But without proof, I suppose I shouldn't...
Forum: Rantidote 27 September 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,733
Posted By Blatherskite
I don't have dairy and have made a rather good...

I don't have dairy and have made a rather good pizza (though I say so myself - because possibly nobody else would say so) using a vegan pesto base and no cheese.

Admittedly this was because I ran...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 27 September 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,677
Posted By Blatherskite
I think 'whining' universally refers to...

I think 'whining' universally refers to 'complaining about things I don't think are worth complaining about'.

The problem lies with the subjectivity of what is and isn't worth complaining about.
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 September 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Blatherskite
Although it wasn't really the point of the guide,...

Although it wasn't really the point of the guide, I would have liked to see a description of how each colour was made back then.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 27 September 2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,677
Posted By Blatherskite
I think if Damian is starting with the premise...

I think if Damian is starting with the premise that accusations of cultural appropriation are made by SJWs who just want to whine about everything and anything then he possibly believes that...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 September 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,677
Posted By Blatherskite
Geishas did originate in Japan, though, making...

Geishas did originate in Japan, though, making the style culturally Japanese. You would get nothing but confused looks if you put on geisha garb for a Cinco de Mayo celebration, for instance.
...
Forum: SLC 23 September 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,742
Posted By Blatherskite
The cow field I cut across to go the supermarket...

The cow field I cut across to go the supermarket had slightly too many cows in it and this was very unsettling for some reason.

Thank goodness it was all just a dream.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,748
Posted By Blatherskite
Most of the instigators of the Russian...

Most of the instigators of the Russian Revolution, for starters. To dismiss people as stupid for not seeing where their part in history would end up is, itself, pretty daft.
Forum: Techno-Babble 23 September 2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,679
Posted By Blatherskite
Individually they're good cleaners (vinegar...

Individually they're good cleaners (vinegar because it's acidic and bicarbonate of soda because it can be made into a slightly abrasive paste for souring).

Together they're only really useful in...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 29,761
Posted By Blatherskite
It took me a couple of episodes of listening to...

It took me a couple of episodes of listening to the podcast Welcome to Night Vale to realise that the character SEE-sil was not just pronouncing Cecil in a weird, pretentious way.

They make a bit...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 September 2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By Blatherskite
Alternatively, don't share their videos and...

Alternatively, don't share their videos and comments and possibly don't even share the videos and comments of people who are indirectly feeding their fame hunger by disseminating their click-bait...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 86,020
Posted By Blatherskite
I had success with a humane trap, but only after...

I had success with a humane trap, but only after experimenting with different types of bait. It turned out that just a small piece of cracker or a nut could be carried away without setting off the...
Forum: SLC 21 September 2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 86,020
Posted By Blatherskite
I couldn't get a great photo because the building...

I couldn't get a great photo because the building itself is fenced off and I had to take a picture from the side of a fairly busy road using my phone. I'm also not sure how the first image managed to...
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