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Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 November 2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
Plenty of wild hemp in Michigan...

Plenty of wild hemp in Michigan (https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=711). I doubt you can get high off it, though.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 November 2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
Yip yip yip yeehah! -- you know, Wednesday...

Yip yip yip yeehah!

-- you know, Wednesday morning I was saying to myself somewhat glumly, 'well at least we took the House, if not by all that much' -- but the more detail I see on what happened...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,122
Posted By thorny locust
2. Despite its sixteen nominations in 2016,...

2. Despite its sixteen nominations in 2016, Hamilton was unable to break the Tony Award record of what showbiz musical, which won twelve Tonys in 2001?

Rent?


4. What's the more common name...
Forum: Crash and Burn 12 November 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By thorny locust
The chance that Trump's idea of proper management...

The chance that Trump's idea of proper management agrees with that of most foresters strikes me as miniscule.

I'm pretty sure that what he means is that all the trees should be cut down and sold;...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 November 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By thorny locust
E. Q. Taft, I am sorry for your losses.

E. Q. Taft, I am sorry for your losses.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 November 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
It's going to at least a machine recount,...

It's going to at least a machine recount, according to (now) both NPR and 538.

It doesn't sound as if that odd undercount in Broward will be rechecked unless they do a hand recount, though; which...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 November 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
Especially since the same person has apparently...

Especially since the same person has apparently sued her on the same grounds before, and lost.

Seems to me it should be thrown straight out as frivolous.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 November 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
It's not clear to me whether Palm Beach actually...

It's not clear to me whether Palm Beach actually is illegally attempting to count ballots in secret. If they're keeping out people who are legitimately supposed to be there, and/or if they're trying...
Forum: SLC 10 November 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,221
Posted By thorny locust
Yow. Very glad you are OK. Very much...

Yow.

Very glad you are OK.

Very much too bad that other people aren't. But also, a very good thing that he had a knife and not a large-magazine rifle.
Forum: SLC 10 November 2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 36,339
Posted By thorny locust
Is it amazing because people do routinely get...

Is it amazing because people do routinely get drunk at college in the UK and aren't embarrassed by it, or because they don't drink at all there? Or because professor/student sherry parties are still...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 November 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 197,317
Posted By thorny locust
Seconding that. I once had a cat show up...

Seconding that.

I once had a cat show up back home after close to three months gone. I was outside calling a different cat in, when I heard the mew, and thought wait -- that voice -- is that --...
Forum: Crash and Burn 09 November 2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By thorny locust
Had NPR radio on in the car coming home from...

Had NPR radio on in the car coming home from doing some errands and they quoted someone in CA (I didn't catch who exactly, but not a random bystander, an official of some sort) as saying the entire...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 November 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
That's also true. I was just pointing out that it...

That's also true. I was just pointing out that it might, unfortunately, work.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 November 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
Well, the last time a disputed election count in...

Well, the last time a disputed election count in Florida got all the way to the Supremes, the Supremes told the state to stop counting.
Forum: SLC 09 November 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 18,366
Posted By thorny locust
At least it's not Cow Pat Road --

At least it's not Cow Pat Road --
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 November 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By thorny locust
I would think they'd have realized it some time...

I would think they'd have realized it some time ago.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 November 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By thorny locust
That's good -- and using the phone number of the...

That's good -- and using the phone number of the vet's office is very good.



That possibly indicates neglect; but it might also be a human just inexperienced, who overestimated the age at which...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 November 2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By thorny locust
RichardM, that is very much too bad; but thank...

RichardM, that is very much too bad; but thank you for doing the very best you could, both by the dog and by the other human who was trying to help.

Do you know whether the vet. expected to be...
Forum: SLC 08 November 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 36,339
Posted By thorny locust
It makes a difference because teenagers aren't...

It makes a difference because teenagers aren't learning to drink responsibly, and are instead being taught that there's no such thing as drinking responsibly.

I grew up in a family, and in a...
Forum: Rantidote 08 November 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 18,564
Posted By thorny locust
I also hope you can soon get to a place that fits...

I also hope you can soon get to a place that fits you, and can stay there for an extended time once you do.

This society as a whole is on large part built on the theory that specific places...
Forum: SLC 08 November 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 36,339
Posted By thorny locust
I've seen quite a few posters to the effect of...

I've seen quite a few posters to the effect of 'it's your ID, don't use it to buy alcohol for minors' that are clearly aimed, not at 21-year-olds buying for their similar-aged but slightly younger...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 November 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 197,317
Posted By thorny locust
GenYus, is she spayed?

GenYus, is she spayed?
Forum: Police Blotter 08 November 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 624
Posted By thorny locust
Let's arm everybody! What could possibly go...

Let's arm everybody! What could possibly go wrong?



:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 November 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 197,317
Posted By thorny locust
Dear TGG, But what if it's The Luggage...

Dear TGG,

But what if it's The Luggage (https://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/The_Luggage)?

-- Marmalade



[ETA: Anyway, suitcases are genuinely terrifying. Suitcases mean The Human is Going...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 November 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,739
Posted By thorny locust
My red district stayed that way, unfortunately;...

My red district stayed that way, unfortunately; though the House race looked close enough for a little while halfway through the night for 538 to take notice.

NY State as a whole did better,...
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