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Old 02 February 2012, 05:30 PM
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Given that you're in the military, I briefly envisioned actual land mines and wondered, "How'd they manage to weaponize that?"
Pretty soon they'd have trained the dogs to patrol with them and aim their weaponized poo like a skunk aiming its spray

A Turtle - "Weaponized Poo"? a great punk revival band name - Named Mack
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Old 04 February 2012, 04:13 PM
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Just curious; am I the only person here who enjoys watching chick flicks? I find them entertaining and I don't tend to watch movies or shows or read books that make me think a lot, I watch/read them for entertainment and guilty pleasure.
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Old 04 February 2012, 04:40 PM
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Depends what you mean by chick flicks. I know people who describe any movie with a predominantly female cast as a chick flick. And that means they can't possibly be good .
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Old 04 February 2012, 05:18 PM
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I like those, but I also like the romantic comedy type of chick flick, like Mean Girls, or any movie with Amanda Bynes.
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Old 04 February 2012, 05:21 PM
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I never really thought of Mean Girls as a romantic comedy. I don't know what genre (if any) I'd put it in, but it's not what I think of when I think of rom-coms.
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Old 04 February 2012, 06:41 PM
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I like those, but I also like the romantic comedy type of chick flick, like Mean Girls, or any movie with Amanda Bynes.
You're not the only one. I watch stuff like Sweet Home Alabama and Friends With Benefits all the time - it's just light entertainment, and I enjoy snarking on the dumb parts.

Mean Girls on the other hand is a great comedy. I enjoy it guilt-free
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Old 05 February 2012, 11:07 AM
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Just curious; am I the only person here who enjoys watching chick flicks?
I like a lot of them too, though the last few I've seen in the theater were disappointing. What's Your Number isn't bad, though.
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Old 20 February 2012, 11:57 PM
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The sight of a ten inch chef's knife embedded in the floor next to your foot should knock some sense into you. Slow down. Pay attention. Don't Drink and cook. Kitchens can be dangerous places. Don't be a dumbass.
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Old 21 February 2012, 12:03 AM
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The sight of a ten inch chef's knife embedded in the floor next to your foot should knock some sense into you. Slow down. Pay attention. Don't Drink and cook. Kitchens can be dangerous places. Don't be a dumbass.
And maybe wear some substantial shoes.
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Old 21 February 2012, 01:25 AM
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That pan you just took out of the 450 oven and sat on the stove? Yeah, the handle is still 450, too.
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Old 22 February 2012, 01:50 PM
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When using the slow cooker, make sure the thing is plugged in.
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Old 22 February 2012, 04:25 PM
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When using the slow cooker, make sure the thing is plugged in.
That would be the ultra-slow cooker
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Old 22 February 2012, 04:57 PM
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Check the calander but telling your Senior Chief "Hey Senior you got a smudge of something on your forehead."

Luckily she was more bemused the offended.
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Old 22 February 2012, 05:25 PM
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Yeah, Ash Wednesday can trip you up if it's not something you're exposed to growing up. I had an embarrassing incident with a dormmate my first AW at college. She was rather offended, even after I explained that I just didn't know, but fortunately she wasn't a boss or someone else whose taking offense mattered.
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Old 22 February 2012, 05:41 PM
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That would be the ultra-slow cooker
a/k/a the bacterial pathogen incubator.
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Old 22 February 2012, 07:48 PM
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I don't find it reasonable to expect every one you encounter to know the significance or the date of Ash Wednesday. I certainly wasn't aware of it until I met people that observe it at my current workplace.
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Old 22 February 2012, 08:10 PM
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Given my upbringing (episcopalian who attended a catholic school), I certainly should know what the smudge is. But I don't pay enough attention to dates so Ash Wednesday usually catches me off guard each year.
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Old 22 February 2012, 08:24 PM
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There has been speculation as to whether Santorum and Gingrich (the two R. Catholic candidates) will show up at the debate this evening sporting the ash mark. It certainly would be inappropriate to question why they would have it, but I would be interested if they had it and were asked if the smudge they bear is just as placed in an AW service, or if it was placed there or touched up by the candidate or staffer. It is fine with me if they wear the smudge because they genuinely made the religious observance, but to touch it up to make sure everyone sees it would be a dishonest and inappropriate religious appeal - not least because the ashes signify humility, but they would be worn as a prideful self-advancing gesture if they are placed or touched up outside of church.
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Old 22 February 2012, 08:27 PM
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I doubt a light ash smudge would show up under the heavy makeup needed for television without being retouched.
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Old 22 February 2012, 08:36 PM
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A light smudge, no; I have seen some ash marks that looked like a charcoal briquette was smashed into the recipient's head.
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