Sunday Overnight Open Thread (4/2/17) I Mailed It In Edition

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Quotes of The Day


Quote I

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. William Shakespeare


Quote II

Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks, it is seldom necessary to assume it. H. L. Mencken


Quote III

I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees. Gilbert K. Chesterton


Quote D

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. Mark Twain


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If you are in Sweden, you are free to roam about the country. No. Not really. Fake news.

Malmö, Sweden's third-largest city, houses over 300,000 people, as of 2017. Despite its modest size, the town has a crime rate equal to that of vastly larger cities. The local police are barely able to investigate murders. Less serious crimes often go unpunished. Malmö probably has the highest percentage of Muslim immigrants of any city in Scandinavia. The most Islamic city in Scandinavia also happens to be the most criminal and the most violent.


This poor Trans-Racial woman. Who would have thought that one mentally ill person out martyrs another mentally ill segment.

Rachel Dolezal, former African-American studies professor and NAACP branch president, thinks she faces more stigma against “racial fluidity” as a “transracial” person than transgender people do for gender fluidity.

In an interview with Salon for her new book on racial identity, Dolezal, who was outed as a white woman presenting as black in 2015, compared her racial identity to Caitlyn Jenner, who publicly came out as trans shortly before Dolezal’s bust.


Camille Paglia scorches the politically correct. No apology from her regarding trans activists.

Frank Zappa and Lithuania.

Frank Zappa never went to Lithuania and had absolutely no connection to the country. However, the youth of Lithuania had a connection to Zappa—he was the icon of their newfound freedoms. This is evidenced in the Frank Zappa memorial near Vilnius’ city center.

Wonder if there are Huskies and yellow snow there?


Moar Zappa? Sure why not?! Burt Ward's Boy Wonder.


ITALIAN AMERICAN NEWS - Be sure kids and sensitive persons are out of the house, not just the room.

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The 70s Called


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A back seat big enough to get lost in.


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Little girls sammich indoctrination.


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Nothing like the smell of melting plastic.


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Good chuckles on a Saturday evening.

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Terrorism rears its ugly head.


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Apollo 17 Astronaut Gene Cernan becomes the last man on the moon, December 13, 1972.


Super studs of the 70s.


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Do you like grapefruit? Take certain meds? ">The reason you can't mix your meds and grapefruit.

Rumor has it something big happens tomorrow.

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Lojack and ankle monitors don't mix. Genius Award Winner.


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1 ONT!

Posted by: Flyboy at April 02, 2017 09:51 PM (cgCTh)

2 Evenin' everyone.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 09:51 PM (IcT7t)

3 YAY

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 09:52 PM (8mO0Q)

4 Hey hey!

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 09:53 PM (qazQh)

5 Here is the "News of the Week" compilation of the news.

http://politicalhat.com/?p=13252

Posted by: Your uncool niece at April 02, 2017 09:54 PM (vBeA5)

6 TWD is kinda pissing me off. Sorta.

Posted by: Eromero at April 02, 2017 09:54 PM (zLDYs)

7 Hi

Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 09:55 PM (Z56vq)

8 The work weekend draws to a close. The new work week begins.

Posted by: Kodos the Executioner at April 02, 2017 09:55 PM (FOUob)

9 Lost my virginity, as did she, in the back seat of a 1962 Impala. Those were the days.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 09:55 PM (zGdFy)

10 The girls in the first picture on the Super Studs page are wearing the official AoSHQ moronette uniform.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 02, 2017 09:56 PM (Tnhbr)

11 Muchas gracias!

Posted by: Duncanthrax at April 02, 2017 09:56 PM (shMPn)

12 Ed Asner: left-wing bastard.

Posted by: Kodos the Executioner at April 02, 2017 09:56 PM (FOUob)

13 my easy bake oven was a one story.
that one is fancy.
thanks MH

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 09:57 PM (gihfI)

14 The most Islamic city in Scandinavia also happens to be the most criminal and the most violent.

--Not true!

It's an Islamophobic and xenophobic scare tactic by Trump!!!

Posted by: logprof, sports tard at April 02, 2017 09:57 PM (GsAUU)

15 I self-identify as first. Is that wrong?

Posted by: illiniwek at April 02, 2017 09:57 PM (TmCOq)

16 trump
trump
trump

deport
deport
deport

Posted by: Original Jake at April 02, 2017 09:58 PM (6f2eJ)

17 That was actually Ray White that sang "The Illinois Enema Bandit".

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 09:59 PM (BO/km)

18 As Zappa said: BROWN SHOES DON'T MAKE IT. No brown shoes for me since Frank laid down the law. Also glad the Illinois enema bandit was caught.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 09:59 PM (zGdFy)

19 Just got home to find I missed the ham thread. Oh well, next time.

Posted by: Country Singer #HailState at April 02, 2017 10:00 PM (GUBah)

20 I think "surface scum" is probably what fish call us.

And good evening to the Horde. I've been avoiding reality all weekend and was largely successful. But, back to work tomorrow.

Posted by: joncelli, Deplorable Yet Fuzzy at April 02, 2017 10:00 PM (1FhAQ)

21 Wouldn't a blanket admonition about avoiding all scum be more appropriate?


Posted by: West at April 02, 2017 10:00 PM (EblJC)

22 my 2 little bratty brothers ate all my easy bake oven mixes raw.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:00 PM (8mO0Q)

23 22 my 2 little bratty brothers ate all my easy bake oven mixes raw.
Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:00 PM (8mO0Q)

Chocolate Ex-Lax mixed in?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:01 PM (voOPb)

24 Just got home to find I missed the ham thread. Oh well, next time.

Ditto. We tried to put together a moron net a while back, but nobody seemed to be able to get on the air at the same time.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 10:02 PM (IcT7t)

25 Ed Asner: left-wing bastard.
Posted by: Kodos the Executioner

Left wing fer shure.

He lives in the same neighborhood as Jerry Pournelle, who is certainly not left-wing. Jerry has mentioned a few times on his blog (Chaos Manner) that Ed is really a nice guy in person.
And there you go.

I am actually pretty certain that Ed is kind of an asshole, but he lives in the same neighborhood as Jerry and is probably pretty civil with him because of that.

Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America at April 02, 2017 10:02 PM (S6Pax)

26 Swim PARTTTTYYYYY!!

Posted by: Joe Biden at April 02, 2017 10:02 PM (cOHS7)

27 laughing....no, Mis Hum, they were too fast for me.

i didn't even know what ex-lax WAS then.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:02 PM (8mO0Q)

28 And again I avoid being in the Top Ten list for the week.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 02, 2017 10:03 PM (xDNYK)

29 The most Islamic city in Scandinavia also happens to be the most criminal and the most violent.

How 'bout that. Not interesting at all, though.

Posted by: The MFM at April 02, 2017 10:04 PM (9Q5BJ)

30 If Rachel Dolezal were doinag all this as a total punking to highlight the absurdities of "identity," it would be the most brilliant satire of our times.

And we would not even know the difference until she does the Big Reveal.

Posted by: logprof, sports tard at April 02, 2017 10:04 PM (GsAUU)

31 And again I avoid being in the Top Ten list for the week.
Posted by: Anna Puma


Evasive little minx, aren't you?

Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America at April 02, 2017 10:04 PM (S6Pax)

32 'The girls in the first picture on the Super Studs page are wearing the official AoSHQ moronette uniform.'

They were there for all the hot Monzas.

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:04 PM (BO/km)

33 I had an Easy Bake oven and Creepy Crawlers. I played with the Creepy Crawlers more. I still remember the smell. It was wonderful.
The grapefruit is my favorite fruit. I don't like many fruits but I love grapefruit. Of course, my heart medicines prevent me from eating or drinking grapefruit. It makes me sad.

Posted by: Abby at April 02, 2017 10:04 PM (HBU7W)

34 Evening Horde.
A whole new week ahead!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at April 02, 2017 10:05 PM (0tfLf)

35

Keep on truckin'.

Posted by: otho at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (lmIoG)

36 Weather forecasts for today were apocalyptic but luckily all the bad stuff was north of Houston and we got by with a few showers (if that) here in Brazoria County.

Posted by: Kodos the Executioner at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (FOUob)

37 Anyone seen Insomniac? He sounded in a bad way last night.

Also, Shambala is one of my all time favorite songs. It is the most-played on my song list, and I sound great when I sing it in the shower.

Thanks MH.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (EZebt)

38 Meh, TWD. I think I'm done with it. I recorded tonights show (I'm at work) but whether I watch it or not later this week is another issue. They had another character come out as gay last week. I believe they did that so they can say "Jesus is gay". Its childish.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (pY+s4)

39 i loved that the lightbulb baked the cake.

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (gihfI)

40 If you put in enough Val-U-Rite with your grapefruit juice is it OK for your meds?

Asking for a friend.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (cOHS7)

41 I wonder what Irish news would look like?

Posted by: Diogenes at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (0tfLf)

42 i liked the mothers of invention's first album, "freak out". after that zappa was pretentious and insufferable as far as i was concerned.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:07 PM (WTSFk)

43 Schumer eats exlax for breakfast 365. Its al that allows him to continue to be a dummy without exploding.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 10:07 PM (zGdFy)

44 The Easy Bake Ovens require a 100 watt light bulb that can no longer be purchased here in the land of the free and the home of the dimly lit.

Posted by: Boots at April 02, 2017 10:07 PM (EBwPV)

45 I self-identify as first. Is that wrong?
Posted by: illiniwek at April 02, 2017 09:57 PM (TmCOq)

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Since I was first, yes.

Posted by: Flyboy at April 02, 2017 10:07 PM (cgCTh)

46 unc tarheels. the only professional sports team in north carolina. whats the average age of that team? 32, 35? what a joke.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at April 02, 2017 10:07 PM (KP5rU)

47 Jenny turned sixteen and we went for a ride
The back seat of that Ford nearly caught on fire
Jukebox and a bedroom on wheels
Heaven on earth

Posted by: teej at April 02, 2017 10:07 PM (2fV9Y)

48 36 Weather forecasts for today were apocalyptic but luckily all the bad stuff was north of Houston and we got by with a few showers (if that) here in Brazoria County.
Posted by: Kodos the Executioner



I saw they finished the PGA event today in Houston so I guess the bad weather missed them too.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 02, 2017 10:08 PM (pY+s4)

49 >>>>>The girls in the first picture on the Super Studs page are wearing the official AoSHQ moronette uniform.'

laughing out loudly. the guy is praying that his jeans don't fall down while his arms are around the women. he's holding his chest out, and his pants are barely up.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:08 PM (8mO0Q)

50 The girls in the first picture on the Super Studs page are wearing the official AoSHQ moronette uniform.
Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 02, 2017 09:56 PM


Second from right in the gold Hurst shirt is Linda Vaughn.

Miss Hurst Shifter.

If you don't know what a Hurst shifter is, get off Vic's lawn.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at April 02, 2017 10:09 PM (shMPn)

51 Also, Shambala is one of my all time favorite songs. It is the most-played on my song list, and I sound great when I sing it in the shower.

Thanks MH.
Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:06 PM (EZebt

Toss up between that and "Never Been To Spain"

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:09 PM (voOPb)

52 42?

Youtube Hot Rats, then you will hear the heart of Zappa. He was a great musician.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 10:09 PM (zGdFy)

53 When I was in government, I thought about that Mark Twain quote every day.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:09 PM (EZebt)

54 ... zappa may well have been a genius, but his music was banal and the lyrics self-consciously offensive.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:11 PM (WTSFk)

55 Happy-ish Sunday Evening, all y'all!

Posted by: Adriane the Chronology Critic ... at April 02, 2017 10:11 PM (AoK0a)

56 slow start to the thread. is everyone busy with their early bird special jello?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:11 PM (cPsPa)

57 No, I've been *attempting to avoid* reality all weekend and was largely successful. Grammar much? Anyway, time for sleep.

Posted by: joncelli, Deplorable Yet Fuzzy at April 02, 2017 10:12 PM (1FhAQ)

58 I've tried to listen to Frank Zappa, but I find his music boring.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 02, 2017 10:12 PM (Tnhbr)

59 54 ... zappa may well have been a genius, but his music was banal and the lyrics self-consciously offensive.
Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:11 PM (WTSFk)

Banal? I suggest searching a thesaurus for a different word.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:12 PM (voOPb)

60 Three Dog Night was a big deal back in the day.

Posted by: davidt at April 02, 2017 10:13 PM (XoldI)

61 Easy to be Hard

Posted by: teej at April 02, 2017 10:13 PM (2fV9Y)

62 >>>Three Dog Night was a big deal back in the day.


Posted by: davidt at April 02, 2017 10:13 PM (XoldI)<<<

Meh.

Posted by: Three Wolf Moon at April 02, 2017 10:14 PM (eZ1Ky)

63 so what is trump going to do tomorrow?

Posted by: Original Jake at April 02, 2017 10:14 PM (6f2eJ)

64 "super studs of the 70's"

i think i saw every one of those photo's in national lampoon.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:15 PM (WTSFk)

65 ... zappa may well have been a genius, but his music was banal and the lyrics self-consciously offensive.
Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:11 PM (WTSFk)


I always wondered if Zappa's deepest thought on art was: you want music that you can hum? Listen to Mel Torme; I do art.

I don't like his art, It is jarring and giraffes filled with whipped cream make me uncomfortable, and anyways they clash with my drapes.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 02, 2017 10:15 PM (0hI48)

66 That Italian "No Witness News" was hilarious. Stereotypical as Hell, but hilarious.

Posted by: JoeF. at April 02, 2017 10:15 PM (8HGb7)

67 so what is trump going to do tomorrow?
Posted by: Original Jake




well, for starters, Melania, then what is anyone's guess.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (cPsPa)

68 I had a '69 Caddy, which was used to tow our '65 Airstream. That was a great car.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (Lqy/e)

69 Our internet fades in and out. We have Comcast for internet and tv. When the internet is about to go out, the tv flickers.
When I call Comcast, their solution is to send a "reset" signal to the modem/router.
It's our personal modem/router and it's a couple of years old.
Instead of buying a new modem/router, we decided to rent one from Comcast.
I reboot the modem myself about 15 times a night.
It's aggravating.

Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (Z56vq)

70 We're only in it for the wampum.

Posted by: Injuns of Invention at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (IqV8l)

71

well, for starters, Melania, then what is anyone's guess.
Posted by: yankeefifth

I wonder if his twitter trigger is cool on days she's in town; like Crytonomican.

Posted by: Jean at April 02, 2017 10:18 PM (zZb/S)

72 What would you do if we let you go home? When the plastic's all melted, and so is the chrome.

Posted by: davidt at April 02, 2017 10:18 PM (XoldI)

73 so many people came from out of the woodwork on the Hogmartin thread.

super cool

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:18 PM (gihfI)

74 musical jolly chimp,

Politely, IMO you got Zappa wrong. He was a fresh, libertarian breath of fresh air in the 1960s. But perhaps you just did not grok where he was coming from. Yes, I ended a sentence with a preposition. My bad.

If you cannot listen to Hot Rats and not hear his genius.... well, that is sad.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 10:18 PM (zGdFy)

75 >>>(eZ1Ky)<<<




eZ 1 Ky


This is a pretty slick new hash.

Posted by: an indifferent penguin at April 02, 2017 10:18 PM (eZ1Ky)

76 Our internet fades in and out. We have Comcast for internet and tv. ...
Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (Z56vq)

You should quit them and go to the competition. .... Oh yeah.

Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at April 02, 2017 10:19 PM (T71PA)

77 so many people came from out of the woodwork on the Hogmartin thread.

super cool
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well, they are always here, they just type slowly because they use morse.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:19 PM (cPsPa)

78 Some people just don't get FZ. Too bad for them.

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:19 PM (BO/km)

79 yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (cPsPa)

No wonder he gets up so early in the morning!

Posted by: Hrothgar at April 02, 2017 10:19 PM (gwPgz)

80 No Witness News: I would watch that and might feel better if I was stuck in traffic and heard that traffic report.

Posted by: shibumi at April 02, 2017 10:20 PM (FkAXz)

81 someone need to get over here and clean this place up.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:20 PM (cPsPa)

82 my favorite 3 Dog Night songs:
One
Liar
Old Fashioned Love Song
Easy to Be Hard
Eli's Coming

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:20 PM (8mO0Q)

83 Whomever recommended Southpaw Regional Wrasslin' was on the money this is hilarious

Posted by: thathalfrican - straight killin' it at April 02, 2017 10:20 PM (nDcc3)

84 Some people just don't get ABBA. Too bad for them.

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:21 PM (BO/km)

85 Toss up between that and "Never Been To Spain"
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:09 PM (voOPb)

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I've never seen that video. Obviously from a TV show. Don Kirshner?

The best part is the backup player in the obligatory denim overalls with sparkles. I miss 1975 in so many ways.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:21 PM (EZebt)

86 I'm laughing my head off at the traffic report. Tommy Ginobli is just like a friend of mine.

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 10:22 PM (kCDOM)

87 Good evening ONT'ers! Back at stately Peon Manor in Alberta, and most of the cat shit is cleaned up.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 02, 2017 10:22 PM (0deF2)

88 >>>Our internet fades in and out. We have Comcast for internet and tv. When the internet is about to go out, the tv flickers.

When I call Comcast, their solution is to send a "reset" signal to the modem/router.

It's our personal modem/router and it's a couple of years old.

Instead of buying a new modem/router, we decided to rent one from Comcast.

I reboot the modem myself about 15 times a night.

It's aggravating.

Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (Z56vq)<<<

X1 boxes? They're reliant on the internet for the household. If that goes out, they can too.

Posted by: an indifferent penguin at April 02, 2017 10:22 PM (eZ1Ky)

89 82 my favorite 3 Dog Night songs:
One
Liar
Old Fashioned Love Song
Easy to Be Hard
Eli's Coming

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:20 PM (8mO0Q)

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No love for "Mama Told Me Not to Come"?

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:23 PM (EZebt)

90 Some people don't get Rothko...

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:23 PM (IqV8l)

91 Have to admit I like Three Dog Night's version of Chest Fever.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:24 PM (IqV8l)

92 Heh, shout-out for Duke's mayonnaise on Bar Rescue.

Posted by: logprof, sports tard at April 02, 2017 10:25 PM (GsAUU)

93 Some people don't get Rothko...

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:23 PM (IqV8l)

But for those who do, penicillin helps.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 02, 2017 10:25 PM (0deF2)

94 chili yankeefifth?

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:25 PM (gihfI)

95 zappa pushed the envelope. a brilliant genius. fine.

his music is just nor very musical. to me.

"i'm not a juvenile delinquent" was good, humming it with a smile right now. but after that there's not much i recall with fondness. my sad, i guess.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:26 PM (WTSFk)

96 'Some people don't get Rothko...'

I used to have one of those Pocket Fishermans!

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:26 PM (BO/km)

97 Funny story from today:

I was at Vons getting some snacks, and I had purchased two items, bottled chopped garlic and pickled garlic (both Christopher Ranch). The checker said "ooo, lotta garlic today."

I decided to try and be funny, given that the National Guard Armory is nearby (this was in Los Alamitos). I said "yeah, the armory has me as part of a top-secret program. They want to see if how effectively they can weaponize my garlic breath."

It got a laugh. Then some wag behind me in line yelled out, "It's already working!!"

[/rimshot]

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:26 PM (qazQh)

98 69 Our internet fades in and out. We have Comcast for internet and tv. When the internet is about to go out, the tv flickers.
When I call Comcast, their solution is to send a "reset" signal to the modem/router.
It's our personal modem/router and it's a couple of years old.
Instead of buying a new modem/router, we decided to rent one from Comcast.
I reboot the modem myself about 15 times a night.
It's aggravating.
Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (Z56vq)

Call them and tell them that they have a line problem... tell them to actually send someone out to look at it...

Its not the modem....

Log into said modem, and there will be a log file of what its doing, when and how often its dropping out.... write it down.... and be the squeaky wheel...

It took ATT 5 service calls to get my internet straightened out... and they finally found Water in a Line 5 blocks away that was causing the issue....

But damn it... its now fixed...

Posted by: Don Q. at April 02, 2017 10:26 PM (NgKpN)

99 man this place is sloooooooooooooooooooooooooow. like watching paint drying on old people while they fuck, slow and painful.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:26 PM (cPsPa)

100 Holy smoke booknlass.
Was going to list em one at a time.
You nailed my top five.

Another group I was live at the HIC. Floyd goosed his drumsticks and played a solo with his hands. This at the time 18 year old drummer thought that was cool as as could be.

Posted by: teej at April 02, 2017 10:26 PM (2fV9Y)

101 The Italian weather report was fu**in hilarious!

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 10:27 PM (w+Jhj)

102 sure San, Mama's a great song, compare to lots of other songs,

but it doesn't have that steelcut sexy edge the others i love do

do you know what I mean? kind of a minor key rare thang

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:27 PM (8mO0Q)

103 Yea gads!

All this weird criticism of FZ as a musician is akin to global warming, abrupt climate change, extreme yada yada. Obviously you critics never attened a FZ performance and witnessed his musical mastery. On the guitar he put Clapton and Vaughan to the minor leagues.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 10:27 PM (zGdFy)

104 Losing a link.

Posted by: Flyboy at April 02, 2017 10:27 PM (ZR2bH)

105 man this place is sloooooooooooooooooooooooooow. like watching paint drying on old people while they fuck, slow and painful.

You have some strange hobbies, sir.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 10:27 PM (IcT7t)

106 Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 10:16 PM (Z56vq)

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We have been having trouble with their broadband service too. I would reset the modem, but I don't want to change my awesome hash.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (EZebt)

107 Well sheeiiit. Talk about a (good?) co-inky-dink.

That stuff about meds and grapefruit juice? I've been enjoying the "Citrus Cola" 1893 lately, which is made with "natural flavor" on the label (i.e., most likely a little bit of grapefruit juice).

Problem is, I'm already taking Simvastatin.

Guess I should quit the citrus 1893, which is too bad. It tastes good.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (qazQh)

108
man this place is sloooooooooooooooooooooooooow.

Kids these days...

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (IqV8l)

109 chili yankeefifth?
Posted by: concrete girl




you saying you will clean this place up if I make you a great batch of chili? done.

if you are only asking what I had for dinner the answer is a burger. a perfectly made big, round, flat burger that did not bunch up in the middle.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (cPsPa)

110 The impeachment chatter by Dems is mostly a to help them recapture congress. Their insane base will be told no impeachment effort can succeed without control of the House. Then of course they will need the Senate as well, since having only the House is not enough.

Wait, this is giving me deja vu all over again. I swear I've head this before.

Posted by: Ripley at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (NbRJx)

111 Rothko

Schmothko

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (oAY8z)

112 Evenin' all.

Pretty sure the studlet in the last picture is Young Donny Trump.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (PhYV5)

113 ... i got what zappa was doing intellectually, i just didn't like the music he ended up with. there's a hostility and self importance i find unpleasant.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (WTSFk)

114 You have some strange hobbies, sir.
Posted by: Blanco Basura at April




dinosaur zoo across the street without curtains.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (cPsPa)

115 TEEJ what can I say? Big Fucking Grin.

great minds think alike

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (8mO0Q)

116 Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:27 PM (8mO0Q)

"Out In The Country"

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (voOPb)

117 "It took ATT 5 service calls to get my internet
straightened out... and they finally found Water in a Line 5 blocks away
that was causing the issue....



But damn it... its now fixed...

Posted by: Don Q."

Had a weird issue with my TV signal the other day. Charter came out and looked at it. Turned out to be the little female to female adapter in the wall plate behind the TV was adding a metric crapload of noise to the signal. Replaced it and all hunky-dory now.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (w+Jhj)

118 OMG. when I got the easy bake oven for Christmas one year, it was the happiest day ever!

Posted by: keena at April 02, 2017 10:30 PM (RiTnx)

119 i know don christopher qdpsteve...he throws a helluva Christmas party every year.

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:31 PM (gihfI)

120 113 ... i got what zappa was doing intellectually, i just didn't like the music he ended up with. there's a hostility and self importance i find unpleasant.
Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (WTSFk)

OK, I'll bite, which LPs are you talking about?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:31 PM (voOPb)

121 heh, what a joke att. the fcc should break them up into telephone and telegraph until the prove they can handle those.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:31 PM (cPsPa)

122 (the only criticism of zappa here is coming from me. sorry 'bout that.)

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:31 PM (WTSFk)

123 He who does not love "Cheapnis" does not love life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVjCr4iB0Z8

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 02, 2017 10:31 PM (PhYV5)

124 concrete girl, cool. I can imagine he's the King of Gilroy. ;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:31 PM (qazQh)

125 the dead are like licorice
zappa is cinnamon babka

Posted by: vizzy at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (TdKpj)

126 78 Some people just don't get FZ. Too bad for them.
Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:19 PM (BO/km)

--I think it was in an ONT post a couple of years ago, but the video of Frank Zappa explaining the practical economics of rock concerts was great and instructive. His inner libertarian shone through it.

Posted by: logprof, sports tard at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (GsAUU)

127 FZ on music:

The Ultimate Rule ought to be: "If it sounds GOOD to you, it's bitchin'; if it sounds BAD to YOU, it's shitty. "

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (BO/km)

128 Malmö probably has the highest percentage of Muslim immigrants of any city in Scandinavia. The most Islamic city in Scandinavia also happens to be the most criminal and the

Purely coincidental, has nothing to do with culture.

AND nothing to do with "religion".

Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (P/kVC)

129 120: everything zappa did after "freak out".

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (WTSFk)

130 116 "Out in the Country" is great atmospherically

even "Pieces of April" rocks!

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (8mO0Q)

131 Damn thing changes saw and tossed.
Had to correct Ford earlier. Caught that one in time.

No more teen typos tonight though cause,,,
Love each other fellow babies

Posted by: teej at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (2fV9Y)

132 Three Dog Night were like one of the last successful groups with a string of hits--none of them written by the group. They were all written by others. They were also the first US group to cover an Elton John song before anyone ever heard of him.

Posted by: JoeF. at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (8HGb7)

133 recently had some unpleasant experiences with att. customer service was not servicing me very well. may not have helped myself much by repeatedly pointing out ain't is not a word. but hey, we had been going in circles forever.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:33 PM (cPsPa)

134 Their insane base will be told no impeachment effort can succeed without control of the House.

Difference is that the Dems will keep their promises.

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 10:33 PM (k8DTS)

135 There is just something magical about the place name Malmö.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 02, 2017 10:34 PM (P/kVC)

136 'Watermelon in Easter Hay'
Frank at his finest.

Posted by: Western Slope Mope at April 02, 2017 10:34 PM (WrMht)

137 Actually, I wonder, before the latest round of massive immigration, was the male to female ratio more in men's favor?

Looking at the immigration numbers, we do get slightly more women then men...but interestingly we get old women and young men.

I presume this is illegal/legal immigrants bringing over family once they move here, and women tend to outlive men...

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:34 PM (aZq03)

138 Problem is, I'm already taking Simvastatin.

Guess I should quit the citrus 1893, which is too bad. It tastes good.
Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (qazQh)

===

Something tells me Garlic Flavor 1893 is in your future.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (EZebt)

139 117 AR

>> female to female adapter

Left hanging?!

It's like I don't even KNOW you people any more.

Posted by: ibguy at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (vUcdz)

140 I remember bell bottom pants, get off my lawn. Strikes me now how clean and tidy Three Dog Night look.

Posted by: PaleRider at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (Jen0I)

141 San Franpsycho, just point me to the display case! ;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (qazQh)

142 >>>It took ATT 5 service calls to get my internet

straightened out... and they finally found Water in a Line 5 blocks away

that was causing the issue....

But damn it... its now fixed...
Posted by: Don Q."

Had a weird issue with my TV signal the
other day. Charter came out and looked at it. Turned out to be the
little female to female adapter in the wall plate behind the TV was
adding a metric crapload of noise to the signal. Replaced it and all
hunky-dory now.
Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 10:29 PM (w+Jhj)<<<




Yeah. What they've said. Probably a wiring issue somewhere. Either outside the house, or in. But if the modem loses internet connectivity and the tv's hiccup, it's not just a modem issue.

Posted by: an indifferent penguin at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (eZ1Ky)

143 we do get slightly more women then men...but interestingly we get old women and young men.

I presume this is illegal/legal immigrants bringing over family once they move here, and women tend to outlive men...
Posted by: 18-1 at April 02




well, the question of old or young is less important than hot and easy or not?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (cPsPa)

144 His inner libertarian shone through it.
***
I think just about everyone is conservative/libertarian when it comes to their own money.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (aZq03)

145 Rachel Dolezal, former African American studies professor and NAACP branch president, thinks she faces more stigma against racial fluidity as a transracial person than transgender people do for gender fluidity.

Isn't Senator Elizabeth Warren a lawyer? I think it would be a hoot of Liawatha took the fake black lady's case in a lawsuit against all of the people who are harassing her for being a fake African American.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (+lVUW)

146 fwiw, i always do dishes

...better to have a clean kitchen in the morning.

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (gihfI)

147 Just read over at Lucianne that none other than Susan Rice is the Mistress of Unmasking--i.e. She ordered that all the Trump and Trump associate,names be unmasked -for strictly POLITICAL reasons.

she will. Never serve a day .....

To think she would suffer for her crime would be.........you guessed it , racisssssssst.

Posted by: 'Cold Civil War'. That seems apt. at April 02, 2017 10:36 PM (oBuXO)

148 and I just found "It's For You" which I dig too.

acapella beginning with clapping

https://tinyurl.com/larn77g

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:36 PM (8mO0Q)

149 concrete girl, I feel the same way.

The kitchen just doesn't feel comfortable and clean if the sink is full of dirty dishes and silverware IMHO.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:36 PM (qazQh)

150 fwiw, i always do dishes

...better to have a clean kitchen in the morning.
Posted by: concrete girl




yeah, no one wants to wake up to a pile of dirty chili bowls.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:36 PM (cPsPa)

151 ATT is the worst company I have ever had to deal with. They truly suck ass.

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:37 PM (BO/km)

152 63 so what is trump going to do tomorrow?
Posted by: Original Jake



Sources say he is going to feed on the bone marrow of orphans while throwing the homeless into industrial size shredders.

Posted by: This....is CNN at April 02, 2017 10:37 PM (pY+s4)

153 Okay. There was one more.
Booknlass, I think I'm going to drop a few dollars on Golden Biscuits.
Leofb

Posted by: teej at April 02, 2017 10:37 PM (2fV9Y)

154 Posted by: concrete girl




so what's the origin of the nickname?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:37 PM (cPsPa)

155 Let the Democrats run on impeachment in order to get back control of Congress. They aren't going to be swaying anyone who isn't already voting for them. Besides, most of the Senate seats up are Democrat as are many House seats--including many in districts where Trump is strong....

Posted by: JoeF. at April 02, 2017 10:38 PM (8HGb7)

156 Continuing on the point that out of younger immigrants (legal and otherwise) most are male, what are the remaining extra females doing back home?

In Muslim countries I presume they become 2/3/4th wives...but Latin Americans don't believe in bigamy...

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:38 PM (aZq03)

157 I thought Rice was white?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:38 PM (IqV8l)

158 "i got what zappa was doing intellectually..."

At times he played as many "wrong" notes as possible, in the least amount of time.

No, really, he did. He even boasted of it.

The theory being that whatever note you played with conviction will sound "right".

I can't say it always worked...

Posted by: navybrat at April 02, 2017 10:38 PM (w7KSn)

159 I've got some text I want to post here, but there's some kind of special character in it that I can't find, and I keep getting an error.

Tried sanitizing it by pasting into notepad and then copying back out, but still happens. Anybody got any ideas on what I can try?

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 10:38 PM (w+Jhj)

160 Zappa was the original moron. If you don't grok that you are not a moron or an ette.. And I am sorry to rain on your parade, but not really.

Bed time for me. Me and the missus, we have 5 grandkids in the house and are exhausted.

Posted by: colfax mingo at April 02, 2017 10:39 PM (zGdFy)

161 129 120: everything zappa did after "freak out".
Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:32 PM (WTSFk)

Which means you haven't or didn't listen to any of his last 5 or 6 LPs.

How lame, after Freak Out. Freak Out was released in 1966 and FZ passed in 1993.

You're just being difficult.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:39 PM (voOPb)

162 none other than Susan Rice is the Mistress of Unmasking
***
If she was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for a few decades it would likely tamp down on a lot of this deep state crap.

And if Trump doesn't....well...they certainly aren't going to stop.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:40 PM (aZq03)

163 Rice was white?
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:38 PM (IqV8l)

There. Is Indian rice and uncle bends.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 02, 2017 10:40 PM (P/kVC)

164 I still think it would be a hoot to instigate a Twitter war between Rachel Dolezal and Talcum X.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 02, 2017 10:40 PM (0deF2)

165 none other than Susan Rice is the Mistress of Unmasking
***
If she was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for a few decades it would likely tamp down on a lot of this deep state crap.

And if Trump doesn't....well...they certainly aren't going to stop.
Posted by: 18-1




let al sissi give her a ride back to cairo for questioning?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:40 PM (cPsPa)

166 I've got some text I want to post here, but there's some kind of special character in it that I can't find
***
The issue is usually quotes or apostrophes.Try removing all non-letters/spaces.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:41 PM (aZq03)

167 'Zappa was the original moron.'

Yea he hated Republicans too.

Posted by: freaked at April 02, 2017 10:41 PM (BO/km)

168 Teej, I just love the way he makes one have 2 syllables.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:41 PM (8mO0Q)

169 147---This is why the Democrat Party puts blacks in positions of power. Susan Rice, Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch, Obama himself (if he's behind the "wiretaps')--all will skate.
The GOP simply doesn't have the stomach.....

Posted by: JoeF. at April 02, 2017 10:41 PM (8HGb7)

170 You're just being difficult.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:39 PM (voOPb)

Shiftless, too.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 02, 2017 10:41 PM (0deF2)

171
How lame, after Freak Out. Freak Out was released in 1966 and FZ passed in 1993.

You're just being difficult.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian


Most of Freak Out is "normal" music for the time.
It all took off with Absolutely Free.

He just likes "normal" music.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:42 PM (IqV8l)

172 I was reading something the other day that had some completely gratuitous comment about "the clown Trump" and starting thinking... clowns?

What would a good female clown be like? Shouldn't the yellow-pantsuited, SpongeBob-shaped Hillary having one of those Happiness Seizures be the very model from which all female clownage is derived?

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 10:42 PM (8zL5i)

173 Zappa was the victim of an obscenity bust at a young age.
If you wonder why he was a skeptic of Big Gov, look no further.

The story was that Zappa had his studio and an undercover cop paid him to record him, during which time, the cop drops the "f" bomb and a bunch of other things.

Zappa, being a young starving artist, never protested.

On went the cuffs.

Posted by: navybrat at April 02, 2017 10:42 PM (w7KSn)

174 I'm so old I remember when the left claimed that Bush 43 was going to use the intelligence apparatus to spy on his political opponents, and that he should have been impeached and imprisoned solely because the left thought he might have wanted to do it...

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:42 PM (aZq03)

175 This is why the Democrat Party puts blacks in positions of power. Susan Rice, Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch, Obama himself (if he's behind the "wiretaps')--all will skate.
The GOP simply doesn't have the stomach.....
Posted by: Jo




well too bad for them Sessions was Grandwizarddragon before he became AG.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:42 PM (cPsPa)

176 Obama's Kids at it again!

http://tinyurl.com/mj2n238

They are just poor kids trying to make a better life.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (1JnAL)

177 141 San Franpsycho, just point me to the display case! ;-)
Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (qazQh)

===

I know a restaurant in the Portuguese neighborhood of Newark that makes incredible garlic soup. It comes with a raw egg yolk that cooks when you break it up and stir it in.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (EZebt)

178 The GOP simply doesn't have the stomach.....
***
It is mostly out of the hands of the GOPe - it will come down to what Trump and Sessions do.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (aZq03)

179 I just had a flashback listening to Zappa. Made me feel good. Now I'm going to bed.

Posted by: Eromero at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (zLDYs)

180 I don't know how to log in to the modem. I know we had to upgrade to this one a few years ago because Comcast increased their internet speed. I had been thinking of using their equipment because if theirs dies, they replace it.
I already checked into the "competition" and that would be AT&T and satellite. The deal they offer includes a landline. We haven't had a landline since forever.

Posted by: ALH at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (Z56vq)

181
The issue is usually quotes or apostrophes.

The crux of the biscuit.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (IqV8l)

182 old I remember when the left claimed that Bush 43 was going to use the intelligence apparatus to spy on his political opponents, and that he should have been impeached and imprisoned solely because the left thought he might have wanted to do it...
Posted by: 18-1




was that before or after they lied about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (cPsPa)

183 I think just about everyone is conservative/libertarian when it comes to their own money.
Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:35 PM (aZq03)

--True.

Unlike many liberals, though, he (to use Charles Murray's expression) preached what he practiced.

Posted by: logprof, sports tard at April 02, 2017 10:43 PM (GsAUU)

184 Fillmore East, 1971.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at April 02, 2017 10:44 PM (DMUuz)

185 we have 5 grandkids in the house and are exhausted.

I knew that was gonna happen. Shoulda kicked the kids out of the house before they got married.

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 10:44 PM (HwVbl)

186 158 if you tell me zappa was a conceptualist and rock's only true genius, i believe you. i've read stuff of his that's really thoughtful and perceptive.

i just think the music wasn't interesting. failed as music. for me. wtvr. sorry.

(cream, led zeppelin, beatles, rolling stones, pre-wall pink floyd, herman & the hermits... you know, those guys. the greats. and in each case they had at least one guy with what i call musicality. i think it's probably a genetic thing.)

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 10:44 PM (WTSFk)

187 Uh oh, back on the Wall.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 02, 2017 10:44 PM (tHwdc)

188 Eli's comin and the cards say

A broken heart.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:44 PM (8mO0Q)

189 San Fran, mmm...

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 02, 2017 10:45 PM (qazQh)

190 well too bad for them Sessions was Grandwizarddragon before he became AG.
___
Senator, I served with the Grandwizarddragon. I knew the Grandwizarddragon. The Grandwizarddragon was a friend of mine. Senator, John Sessions is no Grandwizarddragon .

Posted by: Robert Sheets Byrd at April 02, 2017 10:45 PM (aZq03)

191 *The 70s Called*

I generally answer when the 70s call.

Good times.

Howdy ONT!

Posted by: tbodie at April 02, 2017 10:45 PM (lwpdV)

192 I remember when the left claimed that Bush 43 was going to use the intelligence apparatus to spy on his political opponents

which means they've been doing it for at least that long.

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 10:46 PM (ZIFyZ)

193 My caller ID says "The 70s"

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:46 PM (IqV8l)

194 I don't remember much of the 70's.

Posted by: Stephen Tyler at April 02, 2017 10:47 PM (Z56vq)

195
*leans back in satisfaction, folds arms across chest*

Aaaaah. Another-Wall-of-Shame-free week.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 02, 2017 10:48 PM (ZO497)

196 195
*leans back in satisfaction, folds arms across chest*

Aaaaah. Another-Wall-of-Shame-free week.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 02, 2017 10:48 PM (ZO497

So were you camping or doing something else off the grid this past week?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 02, 2017 10:48 PM (voOPb)

197 One of the fascinating things to have seen in 2004-6 is how the Saudis turned their allies in the State Department over to the Democrats to try and take down Bush.

Traditionally the Saudis liked conservatives because they feared Iran and the Soviets and a strong America was a good counterweight.

In the early 00s though Bush 43 was putting pressure on them to liberalize their politics and culture, the Soviets were gone, and Iran wasn't quite an overarching threat.

And suddenly you saw a bunch of State Dept old hands now working for Saudi funded think tanks...and people in the Department who planned on that career path when they retired sabotaging the president....and the press thought it was great.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 10:49 PM (aZq03)

198 President Trump and the First Lady have the white house lit up in blue light

the Prez's twitter page, with pic

https://tinyurl.com/mamsm7w

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:49 PM (8mO0Q)

199 House of Blue Light

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 10:52 PM (IqV8l)

200 Be well all, off to bed here. Thanks for a good thread, may see you later.

T

Posted by: Farmer at April 02, 2017 10:52 PM (o/90i)

201 President Trump and the First Lady have the white house lit up in blue light
___
Hey President Drumpf, we have a solution for autism. In fact, you might call it a final solution.

Posted by: Planned Parenthood at April 02, 2017 10:53 PM (aZq03)

202 I loved the '70's. I realize that a lot of the nonsense that bedevils us today was in it's infancy in the '70's and of course Jimmy Carter and Disco, but most of the '70's was cool and mellow. And it was the last decade in which you didn't need that much money to get by. There were no cable of cell phone bills. Insurance was cheap; taxes were low (at least state and local taxes); property taxes didn't even exist in some places. Home ownership was out of reach for many (as it still is) but you could get a roof over your head in a nice area for a week's pay.
And the music was great. So was the sex--with a thin veneer of innocence and pretend chastity.....

Posted by: JoeF. at April 02, 2017 10:55 PM (8HGb7)

203 lots of reasons.
one being, i walked through some wet concrete when i was 5.

my pop hollered at me because i ruined it.

i have a pic of me in my socks staring at my footprints in the walkway and my mom is kneeling beside telling me what i did wrong. and my pop is in the background finishing another walkway.

i remember that yell.

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:56 PM (gihfI)

204 ALH, is the cable buried or on the telephone poles where you are? Like Don Q. mentioned, that sounds like a signal issue on the line.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 02, 2017 10:56 PM (8nWyX)

205 All right, time to return to my reading and back to work, tomorrow. *SIGH*

G'night, Morons and 'Ettes!

Posted by: logprof, sports tard at April 02, 2017 10:56 PM (GsAUU)

206 I'll never forgive my parents for not buying me an easy bake oven. My male cousin, luckily, had the creepy crawler maker, and it was heavenly. I wish I could actually smell that smell, again. But I can conjure it! Glad I was a kid before all this safety.

Posted by: kalneva at April 02, 2017 10:58 PM (vhW1R)

207 I wonder if I need to go to sock puppet rehab?

Posted by: Notorious BFD at April 02, 2017 10:58 PM (Tyii7)

208 Posted by: JoeF. at April 02, 2017 10:55 PM (8HGb7)

Price of gas was outrageous after '73.

Posted by: BignJames at April 02, 2017 10:58 PM (x9c8r)

209 I liked the song Blue Light when I heard it on the radio, but I didn't really comprehend it was David Gilmour (the magnifico) for like, 15 years.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 10:58 PM (8mO0Q)

210 To log into the modem, connect to it directly and check your ip address. The modem will be the default gateway, likely 192.168.1.1.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 02, 2017 10:59 PM (Lqy/e)

211 110 The impeachment chatter by Dems is mostly a to help them recapture congress. Their insane base will be told no impeachment effort can succeed without control of the House. Then of course they will need the Senate as well, since having only the House is not enough.

Wait, this is giving me deja vu all over again. I swear I've head this before.
Posted by: Ripley at April 02, 2017 10:28 PM (NbRJx)


So many think that they will get to 51 Senators, win the House, and then Trump will be Impeached and removed. It's as simple as that.

When I remind them that they need 60 votes to remove, they say that the Dems will get the 60 Senators in 18 not realizing that they will be defending twice as many seats as the GOP and there is no way that they will get 60 Senate seats in 18.

Of course, these are the same people think that the Brexit vote to leave should have a 60% vote threshold like the US has for Constitutional Amendments. (Con Amends actually 2/3rds but libs are dim) These are the people that do bitch about the Constitution all the time as one person I know called it "that God D@mned Constitution".

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 02, 2017 10:59 PM (1JnAL)

212 i remember that yell.
Posted by: concrete girl


Hence the nick? so cute!

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 11:00 PM (8mO0Q)

213 Evening all. Off to work.

Posted by: Country Boy at April 02, 2017 11:01 PM (Jcg9Q)

214 I guess the commercials I've seen telling us Hoosiers to call Joe Donnelly to tell him to vote Gorsuch worked.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 11:01 PM (IqV8l)

215 Every time I've had problems with Comcast, it has been wiring. That stuff wears out, works loose, and in my neighborhood, squirrels chew it. The good news is if it is outside, there's no service charge.

Also, I got a switch for about 5 bucks. It allows me to get over air from my outdoor antenna, and cable. I just watched "Nightstalker"on METV.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 11:02 PM (+lVUW)

216 good night Country Boy and LogProf.

Hi Miley!!

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 11:02 PM (8mO0Q)

217
i remember that yell.
Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 10:56 PM

===

I watched my little sister do that on a city sidewalk. She was probably 5 and I was 7. The guy was just finishing it and did not appreciate my laughing like a hyena.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 02, 2017 11:02 PM (EZebt)

218 if the 70's didn't exist national lampoon would have had to invent it.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 11:03 PM (WTSFk)

219 [i'm done.]

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 11:05 PM (WTSFk)

220
The whole impeachment thing is mind boggling.

The left belies they'll run the table on Senate seats and pick up the House.

And that they'll be able to frame Trump for something to impeach him ... and that then they'll get to appoint Hillary.

It is farking insane.

If Trump goes, you get President Pence who they'd likely hate more on a host of issues.

And if they try to impeach the two of the at the same time? Well...that's how you get a shooting war.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:05 PM (aZq03)

221 I need to advertise this timeless quote from last night's ONT, and raise a glass to toast Y5:



Baking is a lot of fun and my success in baking is for the same
reason as my success in marriage, I follow directions like a
motherfucker.-Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 12:53 AM (cPsPa)

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 02, 2017 11:05 PM (tHwdc)

222 When I remind them that they need 60 votes to remove, they say that the Dems will get the 60 Senators in 18 not realizing that they will be defending twice as many seats as the GOP and there is no way that they will get 60 Senate seats in 18.

67 to convict. So, even less likely in 2018.

Posted by: Kodos the Executioner at April 02, 2017 11:05 PM (wTWkb)

223 lots of reasons.
one being, i walked through some wet concrete when i was 5.

my pop hollered at me because i ruined it.

i have a pic of me in my socks staring at my footprints in the walkway and my mom is kneeling beside telling me what i did wrong. and my pop is in the background finishing another walkway.

i remember that yell.
Posted by: concrete girl




interesting.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:06 PM (cPsPa)

224
And if they try to impeach the two of the at the same time? Well...that's how you get a shooting war.
Posted by: 18-1


Maybe they could pass a bill to IMPEACH ALL REPUBLICANS!!!

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 11:06 PM (IqV8l)

225 Not only Lithuania, but also Czechoslovakia loved him:

"In 1990, under the invitation of president Vaclav Havel, Zappa was invited for a meeting in Prague, to which he was, indeed, greeted like rock star. Engineer, Dave Dondorf, recalls the moments:

"Frank was shocked at the adulation, if you will. It was well over the top. It wasn't subtle, it wasn't blase, it wasn't cool. I mean these people went nuts. It was like the 'King of Freedom' had showed up. It was pretty strange."

Vaclav Havel was, himself, a lifelong fan of Zappa's music himself. Havel felt that "Frank Zappa was one of the gods of the Czech underground." "I thought of him as a friend," said Havel, "Whenever I feel like escaping from the world of the Presidency, I think of him." In a move to show his true appreciation, Havel appointed Zappa as the Special Ambassador to the West on Trade, Culture and Tourism, to which he accepted.

Following their first meeting, Zappa met again to discuss ideas about increasing tourism within the country, introducing credit cards and television shopping networks with Havel, his Finance ministers, and the Ministry of Culture and Trade. Havel was hoping that Zappa could help Czechoslovakia get western goods and services within the country.

Just as Zappa was embracing his new position as special ambassador, his previous political past caught up with him. U.S. Secretary of State, James Baker, intervened, advising Havel he could either do business with the United States and receive continued economic aid, or continue his association with Frank Zappa."

Baker's wife was on the PMRC. Assholes.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 11:07 PM (w+Jhj)

226 Took me forever to fix all the freaking quote marks.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 11:07 PM (w+Jhj)

227 Let the Democrats run on impeachment in order to get back control of Congress. They aren't going to be swaying anyone who isn't already voting for them. Besides, most of the Senate seats up are Democrat as are many House seats--including many in districts where Trump is strong....

Meanwhile there's been some good news about Ford Motor Company.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 11:07 PM (+lVUW)

228 Evening Miley

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:08 PM (cPsPa)

229 Something about a video about unmasking and Susan Rice

Posted by: Islamic Rage Boy at April 02, 2017 11:08 PM (e8kgV)

230 Something about a video about unmasking and Susan Rice
Posted by: Islamic Rage Boy at April



heh, somewhat ironic that someone who is likely the origin of the phrase "two bagger" is engaged in unmasking others.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:09 PM (cPsPa)

231 Hi Y5! I reread the ONT this morning and still laughed.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 02, 2017 11:10 PM (tHwdc)

232 In the early 00s
I liked the idea of calling that decade the Aughties.

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:10 PM (nlbfN)

233 Love Three Dog Night especially "Celebrate" and "Shambala". Thanks

In today's world of guitar holding rock singers it's strange to see 3 guys just standing there and singing.

Posted by: Tuna at April 02, 2017 11:11 PM (jm1YL)

234 y5 has always said good stuff like that Miley.
especially when Tammy al Thor is around.

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 11:11 PM (gihfI)

235 Oh, and I had a Thingmaker. Got a photo of me with it somewhere.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 02, 2017 11:11 PM (tHwdc)

236 My dad used to tell me he thought I was very witty. "In fact Seamus, you're halfway there!"

Posted by: Muldoon at April 02, 2017 11:11 PM (wPiJc)

237 Hi Y5! I reread the ONT this morning and still laughed.
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess



well I am glad something I did here served some useful purpose, especially to a fine moronette.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:12 PM (cPsPa)

238 Meanwhile there's been some good news about Ford Motor Company.

A V-8 Pinto? 'Bout time!

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 11:12 PM (ZIFyZ)

239 y5 is a precious resource, concrete girl.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 02, 2017 11:12 PM (tHwdc)

240 Thanks, MH, for another frothy, content-rich ONT!!

Posted by: ibguy at April 02, 2017 11:14 PM (vUcdz)

241 i have a pic of me in my socks...

Who took the picture and happened to get everything in it?

Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 11:14 PM (ysprU)

242 *A V-8 Pinto? 'Bout time!
Posted by: t-bird at April 02, 2017 11:12 PM (ZIFyZ)*

WORD

Posted by: tbodie at April 02, 2017 11:14 PM (lwpdV)

243 I went over to Sabato's (no conservative ) Senate predictions for 2018

He has Safe + No elections seats as

R 49
D 34

I believe the pattern in 2014 was that the Republicans won 9 of the 11 competitive Senate races.

If that pattern holds for the 17 competitive elections in 2018, you'd expect the Republicans to win *14* seats leaving them with...63. Even 50/50 would have them up to 57...

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:16 PM (aZq03)

244 I had a '66 Newport 2 door that was 22 feet long and could seat 7 adult males comfortably. I cried when I blew that one up. Hi Morons.

Posted by: Truck Monkey at April 02, 2017 11:16 PM (zv81W)

245 Maybe it's old news now but Cernovich has a report that the Obama official that requested unmasking is Susan Rice.

Posted by: JEM at April 02, 2017 11:16 PM (TppKb)

246 My dad used to tell me he thought I was very witty. "In fact Seamus, you're halfway there!"
Posted by: Muldoon

Your Dad was likely a wise, insightful man.

What happened to you?

Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America at April 02, 2017 11:16 PM (S6Pax)

247 238 t-bird

https://youtu.be/gKQ-U-rnLdo

Posted by: ibguy at April 02, 2017 11:16 PM (vUcdz)

248 NY Mayoral Candidate Bo Dietl sounds like a good one to vote for. He suggests gangmembers be sent to Gracie mansion, since De blowhard wants to be a sanctuary guy.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 11:16 PM (8mO0Q)

249 a v-8 pinto? probably a twin turbo v-6 that bursts into flames when you floor it. they can't help themselves.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at April 02, 2017 11:17 PM (KP5rU)

250 Took me forever to fix all the freaking quote marks.
I use search + replace to do that for quotes and 'smart' apostrophes. Works pretty well.

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:17 PM (nlbfN)

251 shucks, Miley and Concrete Girl, all y'all are going to make me blush!

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:18 PM (cPsPa)

252 Missed it by forty posts...

Posted by: JEM at April 02, 2017 11:18 PM (TppKb)

253 As another point to ponder...

After Nixon/Agnew won in 1972, Nixon and Agnew both managed separate actions that would end up getting them in trouble. Both resigned to save being removed from office...and you STILL didn't get a Democrat president.

Of course Carter would later win the election in 76, but the Dems seem to think that a replay of Watergate would give them President Humphrey in 74...

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:19 PM (aZq03)

254 NY Mayoral Candidate Bo Dietl sounds like a good one to vote for. He
suggests gangmembers be sent to Gracie mansion, since De blowhard wants
to be a sanctuary guy.


Bo Dietl is still alive? Haven't heard that name since the 90s.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 11:19 PM (IcT7t)

255 I had a '66 Newport 2 door that was 22 feet long and could seat 7 adult males comfortably. I cried when I blew that one up. Hi Morons.
Posted by: Truck Monkey


I had a '67 Plymouth Fury III. Two door, same thing.

Big car. Eventually just rusted out. Still had a great engine, the 383 "Commando" V8. But it had a shitty two barrel carburetor; I should have put in a four barrel Holley.

Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (S6Pax)

256 Is it hard to imagine McCain and Murkowski and Graham and Collins voting to impeach Trump.

Posted by: cm9000 at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (C06tc)

257 [225: that's remarkable. havel & zappa. intellectual, transgressive and absurdist, i can see why zappa would appeal to czech intellectual underground. good for him!]

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (WTSFk)

258 67 to convict. So, even less likely in 2018.
Posted by: Kodos the Executioner at April 02, 2017 11:05 PM (wTWkb)


I thought I had typed 67, thanks for catching that.


(Note to self, hire a proofreader)

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (1JnAL)

259 President Trump and the First Lady have the white house lit up in blue light



the Prez's twitter page, with pic
--

There is a lot of hate on that page.

Sad really.

People need to get over losing the election.

And meds. They need a lot of meds.

Posted by: shibumi at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (FkAXz)

260 Mike Cernovich's report on unmasking Susan Rice as one of the leakers is hotlinked in my sock below.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/m3zpqrm

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:21 PM (nlbfN)

261 He suggests gangmembers be sent to Gracie mansion
***
I'd like to see a federal law that equalizes gun rights between all members of the public in a state.

Even if California bans guns for private citizens, you can't take them away from the State Police guarding the governor.

But I imagine you could tailor the law that would then deny gun ownership to the bodyguards of all the celebs and tech moguls in CA....

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:21 PM (aZq03)

262 Of course Carter would later win the election in 76, but the Dems seem to think that a replay of Watergate would give them President Humphrey in 74...
Posted by: 18-1

They are crazy like foxes; it's all about ginning up fundraising.

Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America at April 02, 2017 11:22 PM (S6Pax)

263 I just did a double take. Fourth picture down the page on that 1970s page looks almost exactly like a certain Muldoon lad (me) in my high school years. I figured out that it wasn't me when I saw all the pretty girls in the same room.

Posted by: Muldoon at April 02, 2017 11:23 PM (wPiJc)

264 >>>241 i have a pic of me in my socks...
Who took the picture and happened to get everything in it?


i guess it was my pop's buddy who he was doing the work for.

it's amazing actually.
if there's ever a mo-mee, i'll use it as my name tag.

Posted by: concrete girl at April 02, 2017 11:23 PM (gihfI)

265 well, it is funny that eveyone who is for, well at least many, argue that the war on drugs is so spectacularly ineffective that it is better to legalize them and get the revenue.

well, if we are unable to stop people from smuggling drugs, or even people into the country, what is the likelihood we would be able to stop them from smuggling guns into the country. not like we are the only ones making guns.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:24 PM (cPsPa)

266 So I hadn't heard much about Mike Cernovich before this.

Who is his source?

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:24 PM (aZq03)

267 So I hadn't heard much about Mike Cernovich before this.

Who is his source?
Posted by: 18-1




hopefully not just what he reads here.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:25 PM (cPsPa)

268 Way OT. I watched the remake of The Parent Trap today and found it utterly charming. Lindsay Lohan did an incredible job.

Now back to baggin' on Frank.

Posted by: Vlad the Impaler, whittling away like mad at April 02, 2017 11:25 PM (eGPQr)

269 Lindsay Lohan did an incredible job
***
She was good in mean girls as well. I presume her drug phase started shortly after that...

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:27 PM (aZq03)

270 * does a ctrl-f search of page *

Seems we're 250+ comments in tonight and no one has mentioned that "Steve and Cold Bear" is listed twice on the wall of puppet shame? [no math]=over 100 total sox, actually.

Greetin's cretins. Hope the deplorable Horde is being passably peaceable tonight.

Posted by: mindful webworker - but... who's counting, y'know? at April 02, 2017 11:27 PM (hGZJP)

271 Later.


Endeavor to persevere.

Posted by: Muldoon at April 02, 2017 11:27 PM (wPiJc)

272 I'm sorry I linked to the specific tweet, that shows the crap that loonies answer President Trump.

I usually just read The President's tweets, on the webpage, without clicking on any of them to show the hateful replies.

they're unhinged.

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 11:27 PM (8mO0Q)

273 She was good in mean girls as well. I presume her drug phase started shortly after that...
Posted by: 18-1




nothing a good spanking could not solve.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:27 PM (cPsPa)

274 254 Blanco, I saw it on Breitbart, about Dietl. . . .

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 11:30 PM (8mO0Q)

275 255 I had a '66 Newport 2 door that was 22 feet long and could seat 7 adult males comfortably. I cried when I blew that one up. Hi Morons.
Posted by: Truck Monkey


I had a '67 Plymouth Fury III. Two door, same thing.

Big car. Eventually just rusted out. Still had a great engine, the 383 "Commando" V8. But it had a shitty two barrel carburetor; I should have put in a four barrel Holley.
Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (S6Pax)


My HS girlfriend and I both lost our virginity in the front seat of her mother's 77 Chrysler Newport.

That car would have lit up like the 4th of July if the CSI guys every shined their blacklights into that thing.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 02, 2017 11:31 PM (1JnAL)

276 Big car. Eventually just rusted out. Still had a great engine, the 383 "Commando" V8. But it had a shitty two barrel carburetor; I should have put in a four barrel Holley.
Posted by: Bossy Conservative....outlaw in America


I had a lovely Dodge Dart in the seventies. That thing rusted all to hell. So I took it to a body shop to see if they could do anything about the rust. Fortunately the guy was honest. He told me that I would spend a bunch of money and within months it would start showing rust again. But he said "that slant six engine will go forever."

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 11:31 PM (+lVUW)

277 The right has fake news just like the left, just the left's fake news is The Media.

Posted by: cm9000 at April 02, 2017 11:32 PM (C06tc)

278 he said "that slant six engine will go forever."
Posted by: nerdygirl




racist

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:32 PM (cPsPa)

279 Time for bed. Got a long day tomorrow and the game starts at 9:20 ET.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at April 02, 2017 11:32 PM (w+Jhj)

280 And if you want to f#ck with the MSM, then Bing and Google search for
#wsjfakenews screenshots

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:33 PM (nlbfN)

281 Blanco, I saw it on Breitbart, about Dietl. . . .

Not questioning your veracity. Just hadn't heard that name in years.

He used to do the radio talk circuit when Clinton was president. Not the big name shows, just local talkers and the shortwave guys.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 11:34 PM (IcT7t)

282 But he said "that slant six engine will go forever."

The engine that would not die.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 11:35 PM (IcT7t)

283 The engine that would not die.
Posted by: Blanco




unlike this thread.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:36 PM (cPsPa)

284 So were you camping or doing something else off the grid this past week?
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian
----------

Sorry, was away a bit taking care of stuff around the house.

Nope in town all week, but busy with yard work, mostly.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 02, 2017 11:37 PM (ZO497)

285 I had a lovely Dodge Dart in the seventies. That thing rusted all to hell. So I took it to a body shop to see if they could do anything about the rust. Fortunately the guy was honest. He told me that I would spend a bunch of money and within months it would start showing rust again. But he said "that slant six engine will go forever."

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 11:31 PM (+lVUW)




What is, I wonder, today's "Slant-Six" in the world of modern, computer controlled, EFI engines?

I think it'd have to be a proven, quarter-million mile performer. The old "100,000" mile benchmark, is really just a warm up these days. People keep cars far, far longer, than ever before.

Modern rustproofing helps, but the drivetrains have some incredible service lifespans, now.

Subaru's boxer motor might be such an example.

Which other powerplants are in serious nomination?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 02, 2017 11:38 PM (v5iqM)

286 so were y'all aware that if you go to starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) they will give you dog a free puppacino?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:38 PM (cPsPa)

287 hey, didn't Al Bundy drive a dodge dart?

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:39 PM (cPsPa)

288 unlike this thread.

This thread is much like a slant 6. It won't die. It will just keep running, slowly, forever.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 11:39 PM (IcT7t)

289 Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593195999035392

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593283894956037

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593377230823424

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593469471944704

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593582017695745

Posted by: kbdabear at April 02, 2017 11:39 PM (AOrEZ)

290
Blanco, I saw it on Breitbart, about Dietl. . . .

Not questioning your veracity. Just hadn't heard that name in years.


Seen him on Fox News many times.
Hannity has him on the radio show.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at April 02, 2017 11:41 PM (IqV8l)

291 More Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593678692225029

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593765526892544

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593856903950338

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848593938030219264

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/848594018854473729

Posted by: kbdabear at April 02, 2017 11:41 PM (AOrEZ)

292 hey, didn't Al Bundy drive push a dodge dart?
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Fixed.

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:41 PM (nlbfN)

293 Hello, Horde!

The Italian American News video was hi-LAR-ious.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread on the all-night request line at April 02, 2017 11:42 PM (rJUlF)

294 I had a lovely Dodge Dart in the seventies. That thing rusted all to hell. So I took it to a body shop to see if they could do anything about the rust. Fortunately the guy was honest. He told me that I would spend a bunch of money and within months it would start showing rust again. But he said "that slant six engine will go forever."

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 11:31 PM (+lVUW)


Those engines were hard to kill, and even if their is a disaster they still could get you home. I had a friend who threw a rod through the side of the engine block on his slant 6 Duster around 20 miles from home. He stopped at a gas station, grabbed a quart of oil, poured it into the big hole in the side of engine, and made it home.

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at April 02, 2017 11:44 PM (aMlLZ)

295 Glad I went to Malmo/Koln/Europe when I did, around 1979. What a shithole Europe has become since then. I wouldn't go there now. If you win a trip to Europe on Wheel of Fortune, take the monetary equivalent instead. Fuck that shit.

Posted by: Corona at April 02, 2017 11:44 PM (3/A/K)

296 Seen him on Fox News many times.

Hannity has him on the radio show.


'Splains everything. Don't listen to Hannity, don't have cable.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 02, 2017 11:44 PM (IcT7t)

297 292 hey, didn't Al Bundy drive push a dodge dart?
-----------------
Fixed.
Posted by: andycanuck


Yup, Dodge darts were ridiculed. I like mine though. It was a yellowish tan with a fake leather roof.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 02, 2017 11:45 PM (+lVUW)

298 europe is to stupid to realize it has become detroit on a continental scale.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 02, 2017 11:48 PM (cPsPa)

299 What is, I wonder, today's "Slant-Six" in the world of modern, computer controlled, EFI engines?

I think it'd have to be a proven, quarter-million mile performer. The old "100,000" mile benchmark, is really just a warm up these days. People keep cars far, far longer, than ever before.

Modern rustproofing helps, but the drivetrains have some incredible service lifespans, now.

Subaru's boxer motor might be such an example.

Which other powerplants are in serious nomination?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim at April 02, 2017 11:38 PM (v5iqM)


Cummins, Powerstroke and Duramax.

Pretty much any diesel.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 02, 2017 11:48 PM (1JnAL)

300 Which other powerplants are in serious nomination?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 02, 2017 11:38 PM (v5iqM)

Chevy 350 Vortec V8.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 02, 2017 11:48 PM (0deF2)

301 Apparently, not a Dodge Dart after all...
http://www.bundyology.com/dodge.html

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:49 PM (nlbfN)

302 295 Glad I went to Malmo/Koln/Europe when I did, around 1979. What a shithole Europe has become since then. I wouldn't go there now. If you win a trip to Europe on Wheel of Fortune, take the monetary equivalent instead. Fuck that shit.
Posted by: Corona at April 02, 2017 11:44 PM (3/A/K)

We won't be PIIGs now; off to Wallyworld again for the second time!

Posted by: Clark W Griswold at April 02, 2017 11:51 PM (E/ibL)

303 My first car was a 70s car...a 1970 Plymouth Valiant. It wasn't much to look at, but it was easy to do maintenance on when it was needed. After I got married, I sold it to my uncle because we could only afford the insurance on one car, and my wife insisted on her '85 Dodge Omni hatchback. (Argh.)

Posted by: Captain Whitebread on the all-night request line at April 02, 2017 11:51 PM (rJUlF)

304 Which other powerplants are in serious nomination?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX


Posted by: Jim at April 02, 2017 11:38 PM (v5iqM)


Have to give props to the 3.2 Acura engine. My last one had 260K on it, and it ran like the day I bought it when I sold it. I sold it to a friend, he got 275K on it and it don't burn a drop of oil. I did kept up on the oil changes every 3K and did the timing belts, etc, so that helped. It only needed 1 coil pack in the entire 260K miles. My other had 145K on it when I sold it. That car was insane, the only thing that car needed in 145K was one battery and a radiator.

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at April 02, 2017 11:52 PM (aMlLZ)

305 Not well known, but in Australia they produced a 'Charger' in what we would call a Valiant body, powered by a hot slant six with 3 two-throat side draft Webers. It was a quick car. I have a friend that has one.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 02, 2017 11:52 PM (ZO497)

306 I have a friend that has one.
Does it try to drive on the wrong side of the road, Mike?

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:56 PM (nlbfN)

307 Baseball free ONT on opening day?!

Posted by: Walter Freeman at April 02, 2017 11:56 PM (3Vlkn)

308 I had 375k on my '95 Mazda 626, when I sold it. They did replace the transmission under warranty at 50k. One of the best cars Ive ever had for driving in the snow.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at April 02, 2017 11:57 PM (Lqy/e)

309 Chevy 350 Vortec V8.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon
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My 4.3 V6 S10, at 150K is not using oil between changes. Got no complaint. The last Nissan 2.4 straight six I had was at 146kmi when I sold it, and seemed fine.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 02, 2017 11:58 PM (ZO497)

310 Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks, it is seldom necessary to assume it. H. L. Mencken


I bet Mencken was great at parties.

Posted by: StrawMan at April 02, 2017 11:58 PM (lidp8)

311 Baseball free ONT on opening day?!
No one important played today. Right, grammie winger?

Posted by: andycanuck at April 02, 2017 11:59 PM (nlbfN)

312 Let us all now behold the Chrysler K car.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 03, 2017 12:00 AM (ZO497)

313 Posted by: shibumi at April 02, 2017 11:20 PM (FkAXz)

I noticed the over the top hate as well. I just don't get the depth of that emotion against DJT.

Posted by: gracepmc at April 03, 2017 12:00 AM (OU4q6)

314 Just watched the 1963 Academy Awards ep of "Feud: Bette & Joan". What a bile-drenched, backstabbing, hideous hour of TV. I'd been enjoying the series until tonight.

What a lovely job creator Ryan Murphy did, of making the women the true villains of their own story. Fuck you, Mr M.

Posted by: Shopgirl at April 03, 2017 12:01 AM (pYCy3)

315 I have a friend that has one.
Does it try to drive on the wrong side of the road, Mike?
Posted by: andycanuck
------------------

I've never asked. At least it will over quickly.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 03, 2017 12:01 AM (ZO497)

316 Okay, a bit out of date, but the Toyota 22R inline four, was a classic.

Nods to the Vortec 350, of course.

The big truck diesels, though valid, aren't really in the class of the "everyman's" propulsion that was the Slant, but then, I didn't specify 'em out, when I posted my inquiry. So, they stand.

But really, in the spirit of things....what are those "everyman" engines, that power unremarkable cars and light trucks, day in, day out, and being remarkable in that they serve unnoticed, and undying.

Those are the one's I'm hoping Teh Horde, will put into nomination.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 12:02 AM (v5iqM)

317 emotion is their religion and their brain's highest function.

their reason has flown, blown a circuit or something

Posted by: booknlass at April 03, 2017 12:03 AM (8mO0Q)

318 But really, in the spirit of things....what are those "everyman" engines, that power unremarkable cars and light trucks, day in, day out, and being remarkable in that they serve unnoticed, and undying.

Those are the one's I'm hoping Teh Horde, will put into nomination.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim
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as a used vehicle, I've been meaning to look into the last of the GM straight-sixs

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 03, 2017 12:04 AM (ZO497)

319 Glad I went to Malmo/Koln/Europe when I did, around 1979. What a shithole Europe has become since then. I wouldn't go there now.

I went to Europe in 1989. I was wandering around Montmarte, IIRC, and I went up this street that was very dicy. There were mostly people who appeared to be MidEastern. I wasn't worried about terrorism there, but it was just trashy.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 03, 2017 12:06 AM (+lVUW)

320 307 Baseball free ONT on opening day?!
Posted by: Walter Freeman at April 02, 2017 11:56 PM (3Vlkn)


Opening Day does not start until the Cincinnati Redlegs play.

That was the case for over a hundred years until ESPN had to have the Yankees or Red Sox open the season so that they could suck those two shitholes' dicks.

I'm not bitter about it though, those fucking suckers of cock.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 03, 2017 12:07 AM (1JnAL)

321 Have to consider the Honda VTech 4 cyl engine as well. Tough as nails. I had a 96 Civic that lasted 350k miles and only died when I gave it to my son to drive. It is the car he rode home from the Hospital in after he was born. Probably still be running had he not started "driving" it

Posted by: Truck Monkey at April 03, 2017 12:10 AM (zv81W)

322 Oops. I kinda had a brain freeze for a moment.

Sunday baseball opening day is almost as bad as the "first round" of the new and improved NCAA tourney.

Tomorrow is the real opening day as it should be.

Just like the Cubs looking up at the Cards in the standings.

Posted by: Walter Freeman at April 03, 2017 12:11 AM (3Vlkn)

323 316 Okay, a bit out of date, but the Toyota 22R inline four, was a classic.

Nods to the Vortec 350, of course.

The big truck diesels, though valid, aren't really in the class of the "everyman's" propulsion that was the Slant, but then, I didn't specify 'em out, when I posted my inquiry. So, they stand.

But really, in the spirit of things....what are those "everyman" engines, that power unremarkable cars and light trucks, day in, day out, and being remarkable in that they serve unnoticed, and undying.

Those are the one's I'm hoping Teh Horde, will put into nomination.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 12:02 AM (v5iqM)


VW's TDI is supposed to last a long time.

My wife has a 94 Mitsubishi Eclipse with 150K miles on it. The thing runs like a top, and she only has to add about a quart of oil between oil changes.

My FIL who was an auto dealer service manager for decades said that the engine is actually a Hyundai engine, and that Hyundai makes a really good engine these days.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 03, 2017 12:14 AM (1JnAL)

324 Off to bed. I hope.

Posted by: BeckoningChasm at April 03, 2017 12:15 AM (MZcWR)

325 Okay, a bit out of date, but the Toyota 22R inline four, was a classic.



Nods to the Vortec 350, of course.



The big truck diesels, though valid, aren't really in the class of
the "everyman's" propulsion that was the Slant, but then, I didn't
specify 'em out, when I posted my inquiry. So, they stand.



But really, in the spirit of things....what are those "everyman"
engines, that power unremarkable cars and light trucks, day in, day out,
and being remarkable in that they serve unnoticed, and undying.



Those are the one's I'm hoping Teh Horde, will put into nomination.







Jim

Sunk New Dawn

Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim
*****

SR20DE
Ka24e and DE

Posted by: Tilikum Killer Assault Whale at April 03, 2017 12:15 AM (hVdx9)

326 307 Baseball free ONT on opening day?!


Pirates play later today.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 03, 2017 12:17 AM (pY+s4)

327 Yankees already in the cellar!

Posted by: andycanuck at April 03, 2017 12:18 AM (nlbfN)

328 Creepy crawlers were not quite as great as Incredible Edibles. Yum.

Posted by: LASue, so very deplorable at April 03, 2017 12:20 AM (CLKfs)

329 Baseball free ONT on opening day?!

Check out the pic of the Saturday Evening Post cover again.

Posted by: it's very subtle at April 03, 2017 12:21 AM (wpC7C)

330 327 Yankees already in the cellar!

Ans Chicago has been mathematically eliminated.

Posted by: Fox2! at April 03, 2017 12:21 AM (brIR5)

331 The VW TDI is a proven, long life engine.

How to tell?

There are marine conversion kits for them. Wet exhaust elbows, heat exchangers, etc.

Same for Cummins inline 6 cyl. diesels, 7.3 Powerstrokes, and certain varieties of Isuzu and Kubota diesels.

They do NOT MAKE marine conversion kits for engines of known, shorter lifespans.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 12:22 AM (v5iqM)

332 lindsay lohan in the parent trap? thoroughly charming and winning! what the hell happened? what a shame...

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 03, 2017 12:23 AM (WTSFk)

333 Heh. My brother and I had Creepy Crawlers with the Thingmaker. We got pretty good at making critters with legs and so on a different color from the rest of the body.

As soon as I saw the picture, it instantly brought back memories of the smell and that brought back memories of blisters from the heating plate. I didn't even have to read the next line.

I'm sure there's nothing like it today on the market. It's a shame.

Posted by: Michael the Texan (formerly TEXIT) at April 03, 2017 12:24 AM (nvMvs)

334 Kitty crawling all over me.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 03, 2017 12:25 AM (0deF2)

335 Giants lost despite our starting pitcher hitting two home runs.

*sulks*

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 03, 2017 12:26 AM (EZebt)

336 Kitty crawling all over me.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 03, 2017 12:25 AM (0deF2)



AOP is getting some pussy. Make of that what you will.


/snrk


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 12:26 AM (v5iqM)

337 Ooo la la AOP!! ;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 03, 2017 12:27 AM (qazQh)

338 Kitty crawling all over me.

Probably just moving in for the kill.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 03, 2017 12:27 AM (IcT7t)

339 ROWR!!!!!

Posted by: AOP's 'kitty' at April 03, 2017 12:27 AM (qazQh)

340 Decadent and luxurious ONT, as per usual, MisHum.

Posted by: Ladylibertarian at April 03, 2017 12:28 AM (TdMsT)

341 334 Kitty crawling all over me.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon



Soon, I will feast on his soul!!! MEOW!!

Posted by: Kitty Succubus at April 03, 2017 12:29 AM (pY+s4)

342 BREAKING NEWS: Lena Dunham has just been sucked into a running jet engine!!!

Oh wait, today's not April Fools' Day? Never mind. :-P

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 03, 2017 12:29 AM (qazQh)

343 Well, I am going to go to bed. Need to make an early start tomorrow morning. Night, all.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 03, 2017 12:32 AM (0deF2)

344 ***TOP FIVE NEW ARMED FORCES SLOGANS SINCE TRUMP IS IN CHARGE***

5. "Total destruction or the next one is free!" (stolen from IMAO)

4. "What can dusty camouflage tan do for you?"

3. "Now 87% more free to swing our balls around"

2. "We love to kill, and it shows!"

1. "WHAT Geneva Convention?!?"

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 03, 2017 12:32 AM (qazQh)

345 343 Well, I am going to go to bed. Need to make an early start tomorrow morning. Night, all.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon



Yes, sleep my lovely! Your soul is in my paws!!!

Posted by: Kitty Succubus at April 03, 2017 12:33 AM (pY+s4)

346 Gateway pundit and others are saying Susan Rice has been identified as the unmasked.

Posted by: Biscuits Mahoney at April 03, 2017 12:37 AM (7O0Ks)

347 *hopes that AOP's kitty doesn't bury him in cat litter*


Sleep well, AOP!



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 12:38 AM (v5iqM)

348 good night Country Boy and LogProf.

Hi Miley!!

Posted by: booknlass at April 02, 2017 11:02 PM (8mO0Q)

I wish!!!! : )

Posted by: Country Boy at April 03, 2017 12:40 AM (D2vc1)

349 almost 200k on my 2000 ls-1 vette and burn no oil but ze tires dey burns oh yass u betcha

Posted by: max at April 03, 2017 12:41 AM (/RZxG)

350 If Trump goes, you get President Pence who they'd likely hate more on a host of issues.

And if they try to impeach the two of the at the same time? Well...that's how you get a shooting war.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 02, 2017 11:05 PM (aZq03)

No, impeaching Trump gets you a shooting war.

Posted by: Country Boy at April 03, 2017 12:41 AM (D2vc1)

351 oh there you are, Country Boy, did you just get off work?

I was just about to go off to dreamy land, and would like to leave this behind: a nice tribute to Emmylou Harris, for her birthday

on Powerline: https://tinyurl.com/n26mooa

sweet dreams morons and 'ettes

Posted by: booknlass at April 03, 2017 12:46 AM (8mO0Q)

352 Guarding church tonight, CB? Pray for inspiration

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 12:47 AM (tHwdc)

353 Creepy Crawlers have been outlawed. Of course. By those who could eff up a wet dream, doing their ceaseless work.

The company tried, without too much success, to come up with a Thingmaker that wouldn't burn the little kiddies' fingers. So, sayonara. The World must have padded corners, like the rubber room in the nuthouse.

But.

You can get real Thingmakers on the black market/Ebay. ;-)

My favorite crawlers were the lizards, but we made them all, in different colors and particolored. It was a lot of fun.

Posted by: Beverly at April 03, 2017 12:49 AM (izkJi)

354 @ booknlass.

The best of Emmylou Harris does not get airplay on the radio.

Her "hits", are the least of her work over the years.

She's so very much greater than what people know from her "hits".

And THAT, is a damned shame.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 12:50 AM (v5iqM)

355 Dear Jim, in this tribute I linked, there's a video of "Calling My Children Home" which brought tears that are still on my face. You might like it.

good night!

Posted by: booknlass at April 03, 2017 12:53 AM (8mO0Q)

356 Well, I am going to go to bed. Need to make an early start tomorrow morning. Night, all.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 03, 2017 12:32

Safe travels AOP.

Posted by: Farmer at April 03, 2017 12:54 AM (o/90i)

357 Goodnight, booknlass!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 12:55 AM (tHwdc)

358 Guarding church tonight, CB? Pray for inspiration


Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 12:47 AM (tHwdc)

Yes ma'am, I am.

Praying for inspiration, guidance, direction, a few extra bucks, the whole enchilada.

Posted by: Country Boy at April 03, 2017 12:56 AM (D2vc1)

359 Night all.

Here is "Roundabout" by Yes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPCLFtxpadE

Posted by: The Political Hat at April 03, 2017 12:59 AM (vBeA5)

360 I was just listening to 'Color My World' the other night. Just as sweet today.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 01:02 AM (tHwdc)

361 Miley. Color My World.

Slow dance song at my senior prom. One of only two school activities I ever attended.

That said, get this.

That entire Chicago album, is meant to be listened to as one single symphonic work.

Best enjoyed while about 3/4 lit with Bourbon, or whatever of your choice.

You might have to do so, mid day.

It requires absorbtion at enhanced volume settings.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 01:10 AM (v5iqM)

362 shame to waste a perfectly good thread. someone should give it a cigarette, blindfold then something viking with sails.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 03, 2017 01:11 AM (cPsPa)

363 And with that, I'm to snoozeville.

0630 alarm, has no mercy.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 01:12 AM (v5iqM)

364 Like Bebe said, what has happened to the ont? used to be guns boobs and booze; bang, bounce, and belch. Going to go cry over a spreadsheet.

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 03, 2017 01:13 AM (cPsPa)

365 almost 200k on my 2000 ls-1 vette and burn no oil but ze tires dey burns oh yass u betcha
Posted by: max
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'Carbon Footprint', I calls it.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 03, 2017 01:14 AM (ZO497)

366 * jumps out from behind lurker hedge *

guns boobs and booze; bang, bounce, and belch

Sure, sounds like fun... until you realize this could describe... worst case scenario.... Hillz & Huma!



* leaps out window *

Posted by: mindful webworker - just nudging the thread at April 03, 2017 01:16 AM (5CJXD)

367 332 lindsay lohan in the parent trap? thoroughly charming and winning! what the hell happened? what a shame...
Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 03, 2017 12:23 AM (WTSFk)


Cocaine is a hell of a drug.

Posted by: I'm Rick James Bitch at April 03, 2017 01:17 AM (1JnAL)

368 Miley. Color My World.





Posted by: Jim at April 03, 2017 01:10 AM (v5iqM)


That was THE song to dance to, with the one you had a crush on. To this day, that's the song I associate with the sweetest, most innocent teenage emotion.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 01:19 AM (tHwdc)

369 lindsay lohan in the parent trap? thoroughly charming and winning! what the hell happened? what a shame...
Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 03, 2017 12:23 AM (WTSFk)


Cocaine is a hell of a drug.
Posted by: I'm Rick James Bitch




thereyago

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 03, 2017 01:20 AM (cPsPa)

370 So all of that decline from cocaine, huh? Shame, really. She coulda been a contendah.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 01:25 AM (tHwdc)

371 Oh man Miley & Co. You got me listening to my copy of "Only The Beginning" again. (It's Chicago's 2-CD compilation of greatest hits.)

One of the things that was great about early Chicago was the little mini-suites they would do before some of their songs, like "Make Me Smile" and "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?"

And with that, I have to say goodnight myself. Hope everyone had a great weekend, thanks for the chat, see you soon.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 03, 2017 01:28 AM (qazQh)

372 People discuss what they want to discuss. Boobs and guns and booze still get discussed, but it waxes and wanes like it always has. Besides, the people complaining about the lack of certain topics are often doing so for personal reasons. It's not that the ONT is that much worse, but that they can't make themselves the center of the conversation if it's not about a specific topic.

I will say that I think the past election cycle affected the ONT. People couldn't stop with the political discussions, which tended to drown out any other conversation topics. As a result, some people left or reduced their presence here. Hopefully that will change now.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 03, 2017 01:30 AM (Tnhbr)

373 Praying for inspiration, guidance, direction, a few extra bucks, the whole enchilada.
Posted by: Country Boy at April 03, 2017 12:56 AM (D2vc1)

My DH just signed up with the Men for Life group at the Cathedral here to guard the Church overnight for adoration hours. Very cool. They provide escorts from the parking lot into the church and then guard the church proper from 8:00 p.m. Friday until 8:00 a.m. Saturday, so the rest of us can do an hour or so of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Plus, they do Mass and then rosary marches at PP. Very cool indeed. That abortuary won't stand a chance.

Posted by: tcn in AK at April 03, 2017 01:31 AM (cm1Bl)

374 360 I was just listening to 'Color My World' the other night. Just as sweet today.
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 01:02 AM (tHwdc)


If there were an album of Terry Kath singing the Chicago phone book, I would buy it.

Damn drugs and alcohol did him in.

I played keyboards for THE rock band in Dallas in the late seventies. Those were the days of garage bands being able to get good gigs. I bet I've played Colour My World more than Chicago.

Posted by: Michael the Texan (formerly TEXIT) at April 03, 2017 01:32 AM (nvMvs)

375 Hopefully that will change now.
Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 03, 2017 01:30 AM (Tnhbr)

Just wait for Memorial Day.

Posted by: tcn in AK at April 03, 2017 01:32 AM (cm1Bl)

376 0530 flight, not even gonna bother sleeping

Posted by: Jean at April 03, 2017 01:34 AM (zZb/S)

377 0530 flight, not even gonna bother sleeping
Posted by: Jean




should you be flying if you are that tired

Posted by: yankeefifth at April 03, 2017 01:34 AM (cPsPa)

378 Just wait for Memorial Day.

Posted by: tcn in AK at April 03, 2017 01:32 AM (cm1Bl)


heh.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 03, 2017 01:41 AM (Tnhbr)

379 Oh man Miley Co. You got me listening to my
copy of "Only The Beginning" again. (It's Chicago's 2-CD compilation of
greatest hits.)



One of the things that was great about early Chicago was the little
mini-suites they would do before some of their songs, like "Make Me
Smile" and "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?"



And with that, I have to say goodnight myself. Hope everyone had a great weekend, thanks for the chat, see you soon.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 03, 2017 01:28 AM (qazQh)

I saw Chicago in May of '72, I think it was, in Boston. I think I still have that ticket stub in my old scrap scrapbook. I'll have to look it up. My favorite group at the time. I also had that big poster of the old Carnegie Hall photo on my bedroom wall.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 01:52 AM (tHwdc)

380 "... second verse, same as the first..."

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at April 03, 2017 01:55 AM (WTSFk)

381 Don't die little thread! Don't die! I still have to brush my teeth and need to be entertained for a few more minutes!

* smacks thread with bamboo stick around head & shoulders *

ET! Don't die!

* whacks thread in chest with computer-repair precision model 5# rubber mallet *

Tinkerbell! Don't die!

* claps hands, clicks heels *

There's no place like ONT...
There's no place like ONT...
There's no place like ONT...



OH, AUNTIE EM!

Posted by: mindful webworker - I do believe I do believe I do I do I do I do at April 03, 2017 01:56 AM (5CJXD)

382 G'night everyone.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 03, 2017 02:04 AM (IcT7t)

383 Off to bed with me, got a roadtrip tomorrow.

Goodnight, Hordelings!

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess at April 03, 2017 02:05 AM (tHwdc)

384 Rick and Morty, a hundred times, Rick and Morty

http://www.adultswim.com/videos/streams/rick-and-morty

Posted by: BourbonChicken at April 03, 2017 02:42 AM (VdICR)

385 One of my marriages was bracketed by Chicago albums (as was pointed out to me by my ex).

"We must fight on
not in the hopes of winning,
But, rather, of keeping something alive,
That when we meet our end,
It may be said of us
That we tackled, whenever we could,
And though (insert "if") defeated,
Not without honor, fought."
(apology and homage to Henry Reed, A Map of Verona)

Posted by: stonecutter at April 03, 2017 02:42 AM (Bfr22)

386 *hic* I have a headache.

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 02:54 AM (vRcUp)

387 You saw Boston in Chicago? Nice.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at April 03, 2017 03:07 AM (VdICR)

388 >>>Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool.

All men are fools and pigs. That is why they must be eliminated.

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 03:17 AM (vRcUp)

389 Fine, impressive ONT. Greatly appreciated , Mis Hums!!!

Posted by: Anne R. Abler at April 03, 2017 03:22 AM (Fq0e/)

390 re. Bernie the great hero is a guy that 1) kicked out of a hippy commune because laziness, 2) a guy who made a paltry amount of money writing rape porn, and 3) who made more money as a public "servant" ( I left out the part about his wife making $200k bankrupting a small private college because that was probably a good thing). Posted at a lefty site - response - crickets, I
confess that I may have had too much bourbon tonight.

Posted by: stonecutter at April 03, 2017 03:27 AM (Bfr22)

391 *poke*

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 03:42 AM (vRcUp)

392 /me hits HAZMAT alarm, runs away uphill/upwind in MOPP4 towards Decon site.

Posted by: redc1c4 at April 03, 2017 03:50 AM (qeqxZ)

393 Popeye should be recast as a lesbian.

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 03:53 AM (vRcUp)

394 PLAY BALL!

Good morning horde

Posted by: Skip at April 03, 2017 03:53 AM (GPaiX)

395 I have more balls than most men.

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 04:08 AM (vRcUp)

396 I will say that I think the past election cycle affected the ONT. People couldn't stop with the political discussions, which tended to drown out any other conversation topics. As a result, some people left or reduced their presence here. Hopefully that will change now.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 03, 2017 01:30 AM (Tnhbr)

Election fatigue was definitely a factor for me. There were a lot of times when I didn't even want to turn the computer on, because it was everywhere, but I felt like I had to anyway. Hopefully this place will get back to its old self.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at April 03, 2017 04:14 AM (J+mig)

397 On the road to Shambala. I like that. Huma's butt crack is the road to Shambala.

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 04:20 AM (vRcUp)

398 I have more balls than most men.
Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 04:08 AM (vRcUp)

And have had more pussy than most men as well. Except for Bill. I envy where his dick has been. the bastard.

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at April 03, 2017 04:36 AM (lQqij)

399 Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at April 03, 2017 04:14 AM (J+mig)

In many respects it has returned to some semblance of normality, or as much normal as we are going to get around here.

Some ONTs are raucus, some are slow and languid...like this one. But the whole day was like that, so I am not surprised.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 03, 2017 05:03 AM (rF0hx)

400 Is she the one married to Cass sunstein, or the other one.

Posted by: Jean at April 03, 2017 05:36 AM (FOAbc)

401 Actually, I believe the whole "Antifa"/post election hysteria thing is loosing momentum, except the prestitutes, who by and large get their talking points from the one world/open borders cabal.

Anybody care to diagram that mishmash of a sentence? I need more coffee, and a cigarette, and I don't even smoke.

Anyway, good morning horde. Damn, this ipad just suggested the word horde after the phrase good morning. We ARE being watched!

Posted by: Subterranean JT at April 03, 2017 05:49 AM (qG0hz)

402 We ARE being watched!

Well I, for one, Welcome our new deep surveILLance state globalist order. It is only Fair and rIGHT THat wE subMit.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at April 03, 2017 06:05 AM (ul9CR)

403 Good morning!

Let's smile and be happy and strike fear in the heart of killjoy leftists everywhere.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 03, 2017 06:09 AM (u82oZ)

404 More rain. Over 5 inches this week. The rest of the year, not so much.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 03, 2017 06:12 AM (u82oZ)

405
Wow, made the sockpuppet list at #8! I've been here for years and at last shame has found me. Now I'll have something to talk about with Mom during our call this coming weekend!

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at April 03, 2017 06:18 AM (v1g1+)

406 Have a serene day, everyone. Work preps await, and it is a long day.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 03, 2017 06:19 AM (u82oZ)

407
Q: How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: None, because they can't change anything.

-- found in Comments section of a shoe0nhead YOUtube video

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at April 03, 2017 06:24 AM (v1g1+)

408 Anyway, good morning horde. Damn, this ipad just suggested the word horde after the phrase good morning. We ARE being watched!
Posted by: Subterranean JT

By September my phone knew by the time I typed the letters 'Hi' to suggest Hillary, then Clinton.

Weird though, not so much for Trump. It would eventually suggest trump but without a capital 'T'. I suspect no Samsung/South Korea love.

Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 03, 2017 06:24 AM (ZFUt7)

409
From the first photo it appears the local HOA hasn't gotten around to setting rules for manditory uniform appearance of mailboxes.

Don't worry, they will.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at April 03, 2017 06:26 AM (v1g1+)

410 Chicago Tribune: very quick peak at website to see what the weekend mayhem total was, but it Trump, Trump, Trump...so I'll look at Hey Jackass.

Posted by: Colin at April 03, 2017 06:36 AM (odQZE)

411 407
Q: How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: None, because they can't change anything.

-- found in Comments section of a shoe0nhead YOUtube video

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at April 03, 2017 06:24 AM (v1g1+)

My favorite (insert any leftist group here) lightbulb joke works for just about any of them.

How many (x) does it take to change a lightbulb? Nobody knows, they just sit in the dark and complain about privilege.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at April 03, 2017 06:37 AM (J+mig)

412 nood up

Posted by: cicero skip at April 03, 2017 06:52 AM (FIrEF)

413 Hop in my Chrysler,
it's as big as a whale
and it's about to set sail!

am I too late to post this?

Posted by: TheMoomintroll at April 03, 2017 08:26 AM (fMhOl)

414 Thank you for the walk down memory lane.

Posted by: Locke Common at April 03, 2017 08:58 AM (n60mc)

415 "A back seat big enough to get lost in." Plymouth Fury III or Plymouth VIP. Very nice ride. My grandmother had one. First car with A/C and four speaker sound system. Loved driving that thing cross country.

Posted by: Larry Geiger at April 03, 2017 09:44 AM (QpgDv)

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