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Forum: Moot Court 27 June 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,574
Posted By Tantalus Prime
I certainly hope Sen. McConnell agrees that the...

I certainly hope Sen. McConnell agrees that the replacement nominee should be approved by the Senate elected in the mid-term election that's underway right now.

At least that is what he said eight...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 September 2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,997
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Lainie is right this does derive from a genre of...

Lainie is right this does derive from a genre of porn. Specifically a white man watching a black man have sex with his (the white man's) white wife. Google at your own risk.

It is used as a means...
Forum: Social Studies 21 July 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,510
Posted By Tantalus Prime
8/10 with one false positive and one false...

8/10 with one false positive and one false negative.

I thought I would do much worse, but began to worry as the test went on and found myself scrutinizing every detail of the photographs. There...
Forum: Fun House 31 May 2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 30,192
Posted By Tantalus Prime
My 10th picture is my tween with a fierce look in...

My 10th picture is my tween with a fierce look in her eye riding an iron guard lion at our zoo.

So after the fall of capitalism I assume that we have devolved into a dystopia of the Hunger Games...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 February 2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,185
Posted By Tantalus Prime
White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

http://money.cnn.com/2017/02/24/media/cnn-blocked-white-house-gaggle/index.html

Hey, was anyone else watching Rand Paul on "This Week"...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 February 2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,328
Posted By Tantalus Prime
I'm with you on this. The fact that it was a joke...

I'm with you on this. The fact that it was a joke (which seemed pretty obvious in the context of the other stated activities) does not make it better, just less terrible.

I'm very surprised the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 January 2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,772
Posted By Tantalus Prime
And Trump just fired the acting director of...

And Trump just fired the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

I was too young to see the Saturday Night Massacre. Was hoping no one would make the sequel.
Forum: Police Blotter 30 January 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,612
Posted By Tantalus Prime
... Aaaannnnnddd from Jack Kingston, forner Trump...

... Aaaannnnnddd from Jack Kingston, forner Trump campaign advisor, on CNN's New Day this morning (http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1701/30/nday.04.html):

"And it's way too early and I'm not...
Forum: Police Blotter 05 December 2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,051
Posted By Tantalus Prime
"The son of Donald Trump's incoming national...

"The son of Donald Trump's incoming national security adviser continued to push a fictitious online conspiracy theory about a Washington, DC, pizza restaurant on Sunday as police arrested an armed...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 December 2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,781
Posted By Tantalus Prime
This was an episode of the "The List" on VH1 back...

This was an episode of the "The List" on VH1 back in the day.

May I make a rather unorthodox nomination for the instrumental category from that very episode?

60 minutes. It is simple,...
Forum: Police Blotter 29 November 2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 42,496
Posted By Tantalus Prime
That's the chapter I'm reading now, but the...

That's the chapter I'm reading now, but the author hinted at the beginning that there isn't a productive way to deal with individual a**holes. Calling out an a**hole doesn't alter their behavior...
Forum: Police Blotter 29 November 2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 42,496
Posted By Tantalus Prime
I am now reading a book by philosopher Aaron...

I am now reading a book by philosopher Aaron James (A**holes: A theory), and the behavior described in this thread seems to meet his definition of the term quite well (a sense of entitlement combined...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,289
Posted By Tantalus Prime
I didn't know Cousin Eddie was a Democrat. I pity...

I didn't know Cousin Eddie was a Democrat. I pity the person who lights a match within ten yards of it.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 30 April 2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,358
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Ack! The data say ... not the data says. The PhD...

Ack! The data say ... not the data says. The PhD who wrote that article should know better.

Sorry, but every time I hear this it sounds like fingernails on a chalkboard to me.
Forum: Techno-Babble 04 February 2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 29,169
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Or go into a sneezing fit as I used to do before...

Or go into a sneezing fit as I used to do before switching to CFLs
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 March 2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,150
Posted By Tantalus Prime
If you have Netflix, they have all the series...

If you have Netflix, they have all the series (including The Animated Series!) and several of the movies. I found that most of episodes were dialogue heavy and that I could just listen to the audio...
Forum: Fauxtography 20 December 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,611
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Upon seeing the title, my first thought was:...

Upon seeing the title, my first thought was: Pepsi can ... what?
Forum: Fauxtography 16 June 2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,103
Posted By Tantalus Prime
No, that is obviously where he just happened to...

No, that is obviously where he just happened to get pulled over for not wearing a helmet! :fish:
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 22 June 2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,241
Posted By Tantalus Prime
My personal experience (not at all scientific) is...

My personal experience (not at all scientific) is that there is a strong genetic determinant to varicose veins. I have them. My father has them. So did his mother.

Mine started to appear around...
Forum: Sports 25 May 2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 27,059
Posted By Tantalus Prime
It didn't even have to leave park without...

It didn't even have to leave park without bouncing. When Ruth started playing in the major leagues, there was no ground rule double; any fair ball over the fence was a home run...
Forum: Automobiles 16 May 2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,406
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Yes, but this is the same supervisor who believes...

Yes, but this is the same supervisor who believes in an alternative timeline for history (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Chronology_(Fomenko)). Hence, I do :rolleyes: a lot.
Forum: Automobiles 16 May 2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,406
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Hybrid Myths

Chow me if necessary, but I did a search for this article dispelling 10 hybrid myths (http://autos.yahoo.com/green_center-article_116/).



I honestly don't know why people ever thought this. ...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 14 May 2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 90,808
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Someone ought to tell this group ...

Someone ought to tell this group (http://www.greenercars.com/12green.html)that they their list is all wrong.
Forum: Military 14 May 2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 58,593
Posted By Tantalus Prime
Yes they did. And (if I'm recalling...

Yes they did.

And (if I'm recalling correctly) the anecdote about US condoms labelled "small" being given to the Red Army was also relayed in Michener's novel "Space". And if you think I'm...
Forum: Medical 09 May 2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 31,651
Posted By Tantalus Prime
I don't mean to draw out this tangent, but since...

I don't mean to draw out this tangent, but since others are talking about cloth nappies ...

Our day care does allow us to use cloth diapers, which actually surprised us a bit. It is family run,...
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