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Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 July 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,070
Posted By ganzfeld
It is generally considered bad manners to...

It is generally considered bad manners to capitulate nearly all the global alliances a head of state and her governments have worked tirelessly her whole long life to strengthen and grow. It's the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,070
Posted By ganzfeld
Disney Well, yeah, but no one wants to risk annoying a...

Well, yeah, but no one wants to risk annoying a five-foot-eleven rodent with a giant head.

ETA Oh, sorry, I thought you were still talking about Mickey. Never mind.
Forum: Fun House 07 July 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,720
Posted By ganzfeld
Sadly, no one ever remembers ganzfeld's law. ...

Sadly, no one ever remembers ganzfeld's law.

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Forum: SLC 02 July 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,901
Posted By ganzfeld
That page mentions that they were lost from a...

That page mentions that they were lost from a ship carrying them as an 'antiscorbutic'. When I read that word I was like... "anti-scorbutic... against scurvy... ascorbic... I get it! Ascorbic means...
Forum: SLC 15 June 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,670
Posted By ganzfeld
Yes, that was cool Richard! (I was a little...

Yes, that was cool Richard! (I was a little afraid the story would take a strange turn when they 'decided to have children'. I think I would have blurted out "Here? Now??" Or perhaps, I thought,...
Forum: SLC 15 June 2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,670
Posted By ganzfeld
Hannibal Buress said something on Seth Meyers's...

Hannibal Buress said something on Seth Meyers's show I've been saying for years: (paraphrasing) When it's white people, they call them "expats" and not what they are - immigrants.
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,938
Posted By ganzfeld
They have a good idea what their cars can and...

They have a good idea what their cars can and can't do. They seem to have far less understanding about what ordinary drivers can and can't understand and do.
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By ganzfeld
Whalephant Goodbye Buckle Up. :(

Goodbye Buckle Up. :(
Forum: SLC 07 June 2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 112,361
Posted By ganzfeld
Ponder How can we talk to people we disagree with on the...

How can we talk to people we disagree with on the most fundamental levels?

Yes, you too can make plurals and possessives
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 June 2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
It is hardly different than the N word. Comparing...

It is hardly different than the N word. Comparing people of color to various simians is a racist tradition that goes back more than 150 years before Obama. I do blame the education system. This is...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 June 2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,430
Posted By ganzfeld
There was some disagreement about that, of...

There was some disagreement about that, of course. (No one agreed on almost anything except most urban legends.) My recollection is that most people understood it to mean Persecuted Christian...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 June 2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,430
Posted By ganzfeld
It's really hard for me to believe that this...

It's really hard for me to believe that this board has become more insensitive to conservative views. I've pointed this out before on this subject but there used to be three concurrent threads asking...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 June 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,430
Posted By ganzfeld
Goldfish I do think there is a certain point, perhaps...

I do think there is a certain point, perhaps related mostly to difference of opinion or logical reasoning and argument, where dialog is not productive. I don't accept the idea that talking about any...
Forum: Amusement Bark 31 May 2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
Racism isn't that philosophy. Racism is the...

Racism isn't that philosophy. Racism is the systematic segregation and oppression of a people based on (bogus) categories called race. What you're talking about is a belief in racial superiority....
Forum: Amusement Bark 31 May 2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
Icon02 According to herself, she is "not a racist and...

According to herself, she is "not a racist and never will be". There are no racists in the US, never has been and there never will be -- at least, no one who will ever admit they're a racist. You've...
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 May 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
Nice to hear some voices of reason: ...

Nice to hear some voices of reason:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1A8xdLEzpY
Forum: SLC 30 May 2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 53,575
Posted By ganzfeld
If I recall correctly, and I'm pretty sure I...

If I recall correctly, and I'm pretty sure I don't because it's all a blur of terrible xenophobic stereotypes in turbans getting beat up and shot, that was the worst of the four (monkey brains...
Forum: SLC 30 May 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 53,575
Posted By ganzfeld
Weird how your browser corrected the spelling of...

Weird how your browser corrected the spelling of "racist" to "glorified".
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
Icon07 Like I said, not blaming her. Everyone makes...

Like I said, not blaming her. Everyone makes mistakes. I just hope she will say more than just I'm not involved. ABC should too. They should at least admit they should have seen this coming if they...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
And what is it with you, Wanda Sykes? We love you...

And what is it with you, Wanda Sykes? We love you and your comedy. I can't think of anyone who makes me laugh harder. But, seriously, Wanda, after all she's said in the past? I'm sorry but you...
Forum: Technical Questions 29 May 2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,514
Posted By ganzfeld
Sorry Karyn. I wish we knew what to do about it.

Sorry Karyn. I wish we knew what to do about it.
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,257
Posted By ganzfeld
No Probably did. Not so sure about that. We've seen...

Probably did. Not so sure about that. We've seen people come back stronger after something like this. After all that's happened, I have to applaud your optimism. I don't see any light or hope of the...
Forum: SLC 29 May 2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 53,575
Posted By ganzfeld
Hijackably, I don't need to forget any because...

Hijackably, I don't need to forget any because only a couple of them are memorable in the first place, and more because of their influence in cinema history than actually being great films. That...
Forum: SLC 29 May 2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 53,575
Posted By ganzfeld
Borg By the time people realize what a terrible idea...

By the time people realize what a terrible idea this is, how many limbs will be lost?
Forum: Rantidote 26 May 2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 52,716
Posted By ganzfeld
I love Cakewrecks too but I feel the premise of...

I love Cakewrecks too but I feel the premise of 'Engrish.com' (and similar sites) is extremely chauvinist. I mean, even putting aside the imperialist and cultural imperialist history of the language,...
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