Sunday Overnight Open Thread (9/5/21) Not Feeling It Tonight Edition

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The Quotes of The Day

Quote I
All wealth is the product of labor. John Locke

Quote II
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison

Quote III
Anything in life worth having is worth working for. Andrew Carnegie

Just ask the Mis. Hum. kids how often I said this to them growing up. They turned out fine.

Quote IV

"My military estimate is that the conditions are likely to develop [into] a civil war. I don't know if the Taliban is going to able to consolidate power and establish governance." Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley

Quote V

"He formed a relationship and needed the Viagra to enable him to keep up with the young woman he had formed the relationship with. He is not a hardened criminal."Iain Haley, Attorney


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The Comment of The Week

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RIP Weatherman Willard Scott, age 87.


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NSFW-Language Advisory

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There is still time left in this Labor Day Weekend to do some projects around the home that will increase its value. Here are some of those ideas.

Buying a house can be a great investment, but only if you increase its resale value while you live there. That means exploring which remodels and upgrades are worth the time and effort.

Instead of losing yourself in a sea of home improvement ideas and dreams, evaluate which pursuits come with the highest return on investment (ROI) to ensure you not only improve your space for you and your family but for potential buyers in the future as well.

10 Home Improvement Projects That Add Value to Your Property


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Could there be a mystery click? Maybe, maybe...........


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The Labor Day Weekend ONT Musical Interlude

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Horse, cart, some assembly required. Genius Award Winner.

MILTON — A member of the Clinton Township Fire Department was allegedly driving a horse and buggy while intoxicated on May 30 in Watsontown and attempted to bribe an officer into letting him go, according to Watsontown Police Department.

Samuel Lapp Zook, 19, of Green Pine Road, Montgomery was charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and four summary offenses: Two counts of not having proper lighting, and one count each of illegal purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of alcohol; and operating a vehicle as an underage person with alcohol. The charges were filed by Watsontown Patrolman Christopher Snyder in the Milton office of District Judge Michael Diehl.

Snyder reported that he observed the black horse-drawn carriage traveling southbound at 1:46 a.m. May 30 in the 10 block of Main Street without any working front lights or rear flashing red lights commonly used on those vehicles. Due to the violations and concern for the safety of the horse, Snyder said he stopped the carriage driver in the 400 block of Dickson Avenue just south of the entrance to the Watsontown Boat Launch.


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All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), mud and Tonight's Feel Good Story of The Day.

Moose in muddy predicament rescued by men in Timmins, Ont.

Wild animal stuck in mud up to its head was pulled free with straps and Argo ATV

With the help of a couple of men from Timmins a moose is now moving freely in the bush.

Last Wednesday, a friend had called prospectors Maurice Valliere and Pat Greba to come out to the bush, north of the northeastern Ontario city, where a male moose had become stuck in mud.


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Weekly commenter stats for week of 9-5-2021


Top 10 commenters:
1 [500 comments] 'Christopher R Taylor' [70.57 posts/day]
2 [448 comments] 'CN'
3 [429 comments] 'Joe Mannix (Not a cop!)'
4 [419 comments] 'Sponge - Michael Byrd MURDERED Ashli Babbitt'
5 [409 comments] 'rickb223'
6 [408 comments] 'TheJamesMadison, nihilism is all fun and games with a Carpenter leading the way'
7 [387 comments] 'Preznit Joey B.'
8 [378 comments] 'JAS, AoSHQ addict'
9 [365 comments] 'rhennigantx'
10 [328 comments] 'JT'

Top 10 sockpuppeteers:
1 [373 names] 'Preznit Joey B.' [52.64 unique names/day]
2 [75 names] 'Duncanthrax'
3 [53 names] 'Helena Handbasket'
4 [46 names] '18-1'
5 [39 names] 'gp's Lived Experience'
6 [31 names] 'G'rump928(c) '
7 [31 names] 'Cicero (@cicero43)'
8 [23 names] 'f'd'
9 [23 names] 'JuJuBee'
10 [21 names] 'andycanuck (UHVv4)'


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1 Hey there Hordelings! Sunday night -- and still another day off tomorrow! Thanks for the ONT, Mis Hum!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:00 PM (mZUr4)

2

Firſt!!

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:00 PM (8/lWk)

3 Pew,pew!

Posted by: lin-duh at September 05, 2021 09:00 PM (UUBmN)

4 hiya

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:00 PM (arJlL)

5 Amusez-moi, s'il vous plait

Posted by: Le Mikleuse at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (QzkSJ)

6 good evening

Posted by: wing at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (PlW9M)

7

Bugger me dead...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (8/lWk)

8 Slow

Posted by: mot at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (n9pm0)

9 Yes, it's been that kind of day!
But the ONT will more than make up for that!

Posted by: Conor at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (hOUT3)

10 Yay Conor

Posted by: Mis Hum cell phone at September 05, 2021 09:02 PM (iwZ9u)

11 Bugger me dead...
Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (8/lWk)

Nah - just wounded!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:02 PM (mZUr4)

12 Good evening everyone.

Posted by: Tonypete at September 05, 2021 09:02 PM (mD/uy)

13 good evening
Posted by: wing

I read that in an Alfred Hitchcock voice

Posted by: Miklos, for your amusement, a charming little story.... at September 05, 2021 09:03 PM (QzkSJ)

14 Yay, ONT!

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com. Not insurgents, counterrevolutionaries. at September 05, 2021 09:03 PM (SchxB)

15 Pubs have funny names.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 09:03 PM (UewuT)

16 On the road , home in about 45 min. Save me a seat.
.

Posted by: mindful webworker's new cell at September 05, 2021 09:03 PM (utimh)

17 Cock N Bull > Wig And Penis

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 09:04 PM (VxC1e)

18 Bugger me dead...
Posted by: Zettai

Flights TO Afghanistan are pretty cheap...

Posted by: Ever Helpful Miklos at September 05, 2021 09:04 PM (QzkSJ)

19 "He formed a relationship and needed the Viagra to enable him to keep up with the young woman he had formed the relationship with. He is not a hardened criminal."

Had I been the judge presiding over this case, I'd have stopped the proceedings and ask Miss Smith, the court reporter, to read back attorney Haley's comment.

Very. Very. Slowly.

Maybe twice.

Posted by: Tonypete at September 05, 2021 09:04 PM (mD/uy)

20 On the last picture: kerning, what can't it do!

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at September 05, 2021 09:04 PM (a54OZ)

21 Most excellent mystery clicks, Mis Hum! My favorite band hiding behind the top photo. And the bonus mystery click is an all time classic.

We're not worthy!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:05 PM (mZUr4)

22 The Taliban is unlikely to be an uncontested power for the same reason that our puppet government was not an uncontested power; such a thing is not how Afghanistan rolls. So, yes, I'd be shocked if some terrorist sites don't show up there in the not too distant future. Question is, will we learn from our mistakes or just piss away more of our dwindling geopolitical capital the next time around.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 09:06 PM (UewuT)

23 Yay, ONT!
Posted by: Blanco Basura

Yay Blanco!

Posted by: ONT at September 05, 2021 09:06 PM (QzkSJ)

24 Evenin'
(sips beer, lifts a lighter, RUSH!!!)

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:06 PM (QFVV9)

25 "he needed the Viagra to enable him to keep up with the young woman he had formed the relationship with. He is not a hardened criminal"

Bob Dole firmly disagrees!

Posted by: Bob Dole at September 05, 2021 09:06 PM (a54OZ)

26 Evening, Horde...How goes it?

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at September 05, 2021 09:06 PM (K5n5d)

27 Merle Haggard and my favorite Tom Edison quote. Great job Mis Hum!

Posted by: Clutch at September 05, 2021 09:07 PM (9UmRs)

28 Not surprised at all that the comment of the week belongs to Cicero. He is the blog version of his eponym.

Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:07 PM (wyw4S)

29 Ah vizitedd ma brotha in Oklahoma! Wee wuz playin' wit Gunzz n he shott mee. Now Ah am standin' in line outsides the 'Mergensee Room wearin' an Anorak in 90 degrees cuz too menny stoopids OD'd on Ivermectin, a horse de-wormer.

Posted by: Pete in Texas at September 05, 2021 09:07 PM (2RBkF)

30 Come in *clap clap*
To the Wig and Penis
Come in *clap clap*
To the Pub
Order up a pint of beer
And grab yourself a bear
Sit down relax, enjoy yourself
Let spanking fill the air!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (Dc2NZ)

31 All that stuff had been done on this house, except the grass. It was rebuilt in 2006 after a fire. But they still gave us an low ball assessment.

Posted by: Notsothoreau - look forward at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (YynYJ)

32 IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE IF HE WAS A HARDENED CRIMINAL HE WOULDN'T NEED VIAGRA!

Posted by: BEN ROETHLESSBERGER at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (kTF2Z)

33 Just noticed I hit the cool hash lottery. Bartender, make mine a 54 ounce!

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (a54OZ)

34 Hmm. I went and read the home improvement projects. We bought our house brand new three years ago, so we won't be doing any major remodels. But we did do backyard landscaping, bought a water softener, and built a really nice shed. Only one of those is on the list.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (hP4QN)

35 Most excellent mystery clicks, Mis Hum! My favorite band hiding behind the top photo.

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:05 PM (mZUr4)
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Without even clicking I know what band it is.

Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:09 PM (wyw4S)

36 Superb content this evening MisHum. I am particularly enraptured by that droll Comment of the Week.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (VxC1e)

37 "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas A. Edison

Fine quote.

The preface to the first book I wrote and published was a quote from Ol' Henry Ford-

"Trouble is just opportunity in it's working clothes."

Posted by: Miklos, escriteur at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (QzkSJ)

38 Most excellent mystery clicks, Mis Hum! My favorite band hiding behind the top photo.

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:05 PM (mZUr4)
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Without even clicking I know what band it is.
Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:09 PM (wyw4S)

Impressed and honored that you remember, bluebell!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (mZUr4)

39 Son won his baseball tournament tonight! He got the final out at 2nd base! Lots of pictures and fun was had by all.

Posted by: Jmel at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (bVhJi)

40 I'ts all TRUE!!! Read all about it in Rolling Stone.

Posted by: Pete in Texas at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (2RBkF)

41 Yay Blanco!
Posted by: ONT


The thread is sentient! Everyone be on your best behavior. Or just be like normal.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com. Not insurgents, counterrevolutionaries. at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (SchxB)

42 ...Let spanking fill the air!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM



Well done, Eris, well done...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (8/lWk)

43 We need moar cowbell!

Posted by: JAS, AoSHQ addict at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (xopIz)

44 David Burge
@iowahawkblog
I don't care how early in the season it is, the battle for the Name Heisman is already over:
Kool-Aid McKinstry - Football

https://tinyurl.com/fnuvame5

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:11 PM (Dc2NZ)

45 I went and read the home improvement projects. We bought our house brand new three years ago, so we won't be doing any major remodels. But we did do backyard landscaping, bought a water softener, and built a really nice shed. Only one of those is on the list.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (hP4QN)

Somebody posted my to do/fix it list.

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:11 PM (KnJdm)

46 HAGS!!

(now guzzling beer)

Miss ole Merle.

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:11 PM (QFVV9)

47 Impressed and honored that you remember, bluebell!
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (mZUr4)
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Do you remember how I remember?

Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:11 PM (wyw4S)

48 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley



I wonder if the London bookies are taking bets on "the opposite of what Milley says"

Posted by: Miklos, punting at September 05, 2021 09:12 PM (QzkSJ)

49 Hey everybody. Hey ONT.

I'ts all TRUE!!! Read all about it in Rolling Stone.
Posted by: Pete in Texas at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (2RBkF)


Steve Tyler's boobs are bigger than Dolly Parton's?

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 05, 2021 09:12 PM (L2ZTs)

50 "All wealth is the product of labor."


Sounds Marxist to me.

Posted by: Mark1971 at September 05, 2021 09:12 PM (xPl2J)

51 Just noticed I hit the cool hash lottery. Bartender, make mine a 54 ounce!
Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (a54OZ)

Epic! That's a two-hander for sure!!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:12 PM (mZUr4)

52 Do you remember how I remember?
Posted by: bluebell

That time in September?

Posted by: Miklos, with his parents' record collection at September 05, 2021 09:13 PM (QzkSJ)

53 Epic! That's a two-hander for sure!!
Posted by: Doof

The Paolo, how you say, hears this often.

Posted by: The Paolo at September 05, 2021 09:13 PM (mD/uy)

54 Epic! That's a two-hander for sure!!
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:12 PM (mZUr4)

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I'M GONNA LET THIS ONE GO!

Posted by: BEN ROETHLESSBERGER at September 05, 2021 09:13 PM (kTF2Z)

55 The Blackbird Inn in Croughton UK is a nice little pub with good food and solid ale. So if you find yourself there, somehow, drop by there. I miss it.

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (QFVV9)

56 Just noticed I hit the cool hash lottery. Bartender, make mine a 54 ounce!
Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (a54OZ)


It goes perfectly with your nic!

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (hP4QN)

57 Chi-town closing in on 300 murders this weekend. Go team!

Posted by: weft cut-loop at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (1t5dY)

58 Pete,
How many other gunshot victims were waiting in line with you? Were they cold too?

Posted by: lin-duh at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (UUBmN)

59 For the Taliban not to be able to consolidate power given all the equipment Biden gifted them, they'd have to be as incompetent as the Pentagon.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (kOpft)

60 Impressed and honored that you remember, bluebell!
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (mZUr4)
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Do you remember how I remember?
Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:11 PM (wyw4S)

I do. My nic used to have four digits after it -- those digits are the tell tale sign of a Rush fan! Your son is a fan too, correct?

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (mZUr4)

61 Heyday Koool. Aid !

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (WF/xn)

62 Somebody posted my to do/fix it list.
Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:11 PM (KnJdm)


How is everything coming along?

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:15 PM (hP4QN)

63 The preface to the first book I wrote and published was a quote from Ol' Henry Ford-

"Trouble is just opportunity in it's working clothes."
Posted by: Miklos, escriteur at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (QzkSJ)

Also, "failure is just an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently."

Posted by: Clutch at September 05, 2021 09:16 PM (9UmRs)

64 There's a great video of Sacramento parents attending a school board meeting to protest indoctrination of their children with Marxist ideology:

https://tinyurl.com/mr92w65s

One parent made a great point: the teacher insinuating himself, earning the students' trust, and molding their worldview is akin to a sexual predator grooming a child.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:16 PM (Dc2NZ)

65 How is everything coming along?

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:15 PM (hP4QN)

Long story. I am about done. House is not.

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:16 PM (KnJdm)

66 Wow, I have had the same hash forever, not sure when it changed to WF/fn

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 05, 2021 09:16 PM (WF/xn)

67 WF/xn

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 05, 2021 09:17 PM (WF/xn)

68 59 For the Taliban not to be able to consolidate power given all the equipment Biden gifted them, they'd have to be as incompetent as the Pentagon.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM




This right here is an astute observation!

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:17 PM (8/lWk)

69 Just noticed I hit the cool hash lottery. Bartender, make mine a 54 ounce!

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at September 05, 2021 09:08 PM (a54OZ)

Lucky you. I've been feeling nazi-ish for the longest time.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:17 PM (kOpft)

70 How did I not realize the error of my ways with my reply to Drink Like Vikings?? Worse than my trip to the barrel a few weeks ago

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:17 PM (mZUr4)

71 Methos: Totenkopf?

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:18 PM (Dc2NZ)

72 and other sweet company swag.

I knew it! You have a parking place with a "Reserved for Mr. Humanitarian" sign on it at the AoSHQ Fortress of Endor, don't you?

Posted by: Duncanthrsx at September 05, 2021 09:18 PM (a3Q+t)

73 I do. My nic used to have four digits after it -- those digits are the tell tale sign of a Rush fan! Your son is a fan too, correct?
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (mZUr4)
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Yep! His email address is very similar to your old nic, minus the "Doof" part.

Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:18 PM (wyw4S)

74 Long story. I am about done. House is not.
Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:16 PM (KnJdm)


Uh oh. We'll have to get together and talk about it one of these days.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (hP4QN)

75 Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (QFVV9)

One of my favorite places in England is about 45 minutes from there! Stow on the Wold!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (Q9lwr)

76 For the Taliban not to be able to consolidate power given all the equipment Biden gifted them, they'd have to be as incompetent as the Pentagon.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2

They still don't use ass wipe?

Posted by: Mis Hum cell phone at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (iwZ9u)

77 Locke was actually incorrect, wealth comes from doing stuff that other people find more useful than doing themselves, and are willing to trade for it.

Can we do Smith's theory of capital formation next?

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (HG00O)

78 Thirst!

Posted by: redc1c4 *OTUS Zhou Bai-Din Cheated & we all know it at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (wMDBb)

79 52 Do you remember how I remember?
Posted by: bluebell

That time in September?
Posted by: Miklos, with his parents' record collection
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Obligatory:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lQZ6j6UGrM

Posted by: SMH - The War has been won, only the battles remain, as usual at September 05, 2021 09:20 PM (G0h3n)

80 Hoping all you women have a great labor day.

Posted by: joey b. waiting for arbor and drill day at September 05, 2021 09:20 PM (r1z5A)

81 For the Taliban not to be able to consolidate power given all the equipment Biden gifted them, they'd have to be as incompetent as the Pentagon.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM


Who's been training them for twenty years?

Posted by: The Pentagon at September 05, 2021 09:20 PM (a3Q+t)

82 Hrothgar and Cicero made the ONT!!!

Posted by: Ladyl at September 05, 2021 09:20 PM (TdMsT)

83 Uh oh. We'll have to get together and talk about it one of these days.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (hP4QN)

It's a slow slog to get final electrical and occupancy certificate, which gates a lot of everything that follows. We can move forward with other stuff . . . .

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:20 PM (KnJdm)

84 55 The Blackbird Inn in Croughton UK is a nice little pub with good food and solid ale. So if you find yourself there, somehow, drop by there. I miss it.
Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (QFVV9)
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Their Bloater St. Huberts, suet blancmange, and Weasel Tarts are the best!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:21 PM (Dc2NZ)

85 Hrothgar!

Posted by: SMH - The War has been won, only the battles remain, as usual at September 05, 2021 09:21 PM (G0h3n)

86 >>> 59 For the Taliban not to be able to consolidate power given all the equipment Biden gifted them, they'd have to be as incompetent as the Pentagon.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (kOpft)

Torrybon share gifts with us.

Posted by: CHYna at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (ACi07)

87 Wig and Penis>Afghan Wigs

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (WF/xn)

88 Locke was actually incorrect, wealth comes from doing stuff that other people find more useful than doing themselves, and are willing to trade for it.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:19 PM (HG00O)

Oh...somebody was paying attention in Econ class!

Locke was very Marxian in his love of labor. The counter-arguments are legion...and damning.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (Q9lwr)

89 Yep! His email address is very similar to your old nic, minus the "Doof" part.
Posted by: bluebell at September 05, 2021 09:18 PM (wyw4S)

I have some "unofficial" recordings that may be of interest to him. Do you still have my email address?

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (mZUr4)

90 It's a slow slog to get final electrical and occupancy certificate, which gates a lot of everything that follows. We can move forward with other stuff . . . .
Posted by: flounder


Is this new construction or extensive remodel?

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (r1z5A)

91 Adam Smith paid attention.

Posted by: SFGoth at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (KAi1n)

92 Is this new construction or extensive remodel?

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (r1z5A)

New, DIY.

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (KnJdm)

93 Superb content this evening MisHum. I am particularly enraptured by that droll Comment of the Week.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM (VxC1e)


Just remember that without the excellent lead-in comment being handed to you, you could not have made that comment!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (hOUT3)

94 "All wealth is the product of labor."


Sounds Marxist to me.

Close, which is why the lie works. The labor is only tangentially what gives it value. What actually gives a thing value is how much someone else wants it (compared to the effort it would take to do it themselves). But anything of (finite, tradable, non-supernatural) value came to be because someone spent time growing, harvesting, collecting, or manufacturing it.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (kOpft)

95 Milley has got to know how stupid he sounds, right? Right?

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (kTF2Z)

96 conga rats to the top ten commenters soevially Christopher #1 and JT at #10 .
I am guessing 25% of JT's comments are "Hi ya!" ; )

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:24 PM (oEn12)

97 Milley has got to know how stupid he sounds, right? Right?

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (kTF2Z)

He's a product of his environment, so most likely not.

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:24 PM (KnJdm)

98 *eyes Duke*

Malevolent idiocy is a thing.

Posted by: SMH - The War has been won, only the battles remain, as usual at September 05, 2021 09:24 PM (G0h3n)

99 Just remember that without the excellent lead-in comment being handed to you, you could not have made that comment!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (hOUT3)

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Yes. I stand on the shoulders of giants.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 09:24 PM (VxC1e)

100 New, DIY.
Posted by: flounder


Heh, brutal but fun, sorta.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:24 PM (r1z5A)

101 Afghanistan is like communism.

After many attempts it just hasn't been done right.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 09:25 PM (mNhhD)

102 Methos: Totenkopf?

Seriously, every time I see that hash, I feel like I should be playing dumb for Col. Klink.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:25 PM (kOpft)

103 Heh, brutal but fun, sorta.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:24 PM (r1z5A)

With complicating factors.

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:25 PM (KnJdm)

104 On the road , home in about 45 min. Save me a seat.
.
Posted by: mindful webworker's new cell

Didn't call shotgun. Gotta sit in the back with the youngsters.

Posted by: Sock Monkey * unedited version at September 05, 2021 09:25 PM (aNN4E)

105 "The counter-arguments are legion...and damning."

Meh, everybody counter argues with legion and damning. Few go with obscure or perplexing.

Posted by: SFGoth at September 05, 2021 09:25 PM (KAi1n)

106 I'm curious based on comments I read yesterday about how one "threadjacks" an open thread? I've seen that formulation applied a few times by cobs around here.

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (DXFDM)

107 conga rats to the top ten commenters soevially Christopher #1 and JT at #10 .
I am guessing 25% of JT's comments are "Hi ya!" ; )
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12)

I try not to be overbearing !

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (arJlL)

108 lol JT.

Posted by: SMH - The War has been won, only the battles remain, as usual at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (G0h3n)

109 Close, which is why the lie works. The labor is only tangentially what gives it value. What actually gives a thing value is how much someone else wants it (compared to the effort it would take to do it themselves). But anything of (finite, tradable, non-supernatural) value came to be because someone spent time growing, harvesting, collecting, or manufacturing it.

I'm going for a stroll in S. Africa, when low and behold, I espy a diamond the size of my fist lying on the ground. I bend down and pick it up. Is its value really commensurate with my labor?

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (ZsR3z)

110 My military estimate is that the conditions are likely to develop [into] a civil war. I don't know if the Taliban is going to able to consolidate power and establish governance.

Give that man a star.
There must be a vacant spot somewhere on his uniform.

Posted by: Braenyard at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (U9XSa)

111 After many attempts it just hasn't been done right.
Posted by: JuJuBee


Just need the right people, like us...

Posted by: the dims at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (r1z5A)

112

Has anyone notice Milley Vanilley has the same horrible bags under qzir eyes as Gen. Mattis?

What's up with that? Is this a thing in the Five-Sided Nuthouse?

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (8/lWk)

113 Superb content this evening MisHum. I am particularly enraptured by that droll Comment of the Week.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 09:10 PM


A most cromulent choice by Mr. Humanitarian, indeed.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (a3Q+t)

114 SMH
I have achieved yet another goal in my life plan!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (hOUT3)

115 I'm curious based on comments I read yesterday about how one "threadjacks" an open thread? I've seen that formulation applied a few times by cobs around here.

BOOBS

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (kOpft)

116 Oooh, room reinvention. Well, that back bedroom? I think the Gimp box could go there . . .

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (HG00O)

117 Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/media

*scroll down

Posted by: kbdabear at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (qAR6u)

118 Yes. I stand on the shoulders of giants.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43

How do ya get UP there ?

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:28 PM (arJlL)

119 "The counter-arguments are legion...and damning."

Meh, everybody counter argues with legion and damning. Few go with obscure or perplexing.
Posted by: SFGoth at September 05, 2021 09:25 PM (KAi1n)


So is that an obscure reference to a movie or a book? I'm perplexed.

Posted by: Napoleon XIV at September 05, 2021 09:28 PM (AiZBA)

120 Great ONT, thanks, Mis Hum!

I've got a fev-ah and the only prescription is... more cowbell!

Posted by: Legally Sufficient, Believing in America at September 05, 2021 09:28 PM (rwusL)

121 Well, the penis is bald so maybe a wig is a good idea. Unless it's already wearing a turtleneck.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 09:28 PM (mNhhD)

122 Pixy said not to use cloudfront.

Posted by: Braenyard at September 05, 2021 09:28 PM (U9XSa)

123 Good evening lovelys..
Thanx MisHum...
I tend to always read content before comments.
As such, the quotes totally kick it tonight. And, nicely done on the mystery click
Anyway, gonna wander off to find a cocktail...
Luv ONT...
Carry on. See ya ina bit.

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 09:29 PM (MViHT)

124 New Threadjack City was a crappy movie

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 09:29 PM (mNhhD)

125 >>> 112

Has anyone notice Milley Vanilley has the same horrible bags under qzir eyes as Gen. Mattis?

What's up with that? Is this a thing in the Five-Sided Nuthouse?
Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (8/lWk)

Drugs are bad, mmmmkay?

Posted by: Mr. Garrison at September 05, 2021 09:29 PM (ACi07)

126 Posted by: kbdabear at September 05, 2021 09:27 PM (qAR6u)

Many thanks for your daily efforts!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:30 PM (mZUr4)

127 BOOBS
Posted by: Methos


That's not a thread jack...that's just being polite.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:30 PM (r1z5A)

128 Has anyone notice Milley Vanilley has the same horrible bags under qzir eyes as Gen. Mattis?

What's up with that? Is this a thing in the Five-Sided Nuthouse?
Posted by: Zettai

General Mattis earned his; Milley went to a plastic surgeon.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:30 PM (arJlL)

129 Willard Scott our first and best Ronald McDonald.

Posted by: Braenyard at September 05, 2021 09:31 PM (U9XSa)

130 11 Bugger me dead...
Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:01 PM (8/lWk)

Nah - just wounded!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:02 PM (mZUr4)


Non-fatal bunga bunga?

Ya just ever know for sure. Evening, y'all.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 09:31 PM (F0YaR)

131 "Not Feeling It Tonight Edition" and yet the ONT is still as content-rich as ever. MisHum always delivers

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:31 PM (oEn12)

132 Milley has got to know how stupid he sounds, right? Right?
Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (kTF2Z)


No, actually he doesn't have to know that, which makes it even more tragic that he is theoretically in charge of important stuff and our betters have approved this statement!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:32 PM (hOUT3)

133 Apparently the new US position on Afghanistan is that we have to support the Taliban or ISIS will take over.

That was quick.

Posted by: blaster at September 05, 2021 09:32 PM (m96l3)

134 Yes. I stand on the shoulders of giants.
Posted by: Cicero


Not if you're riffing off of AtC.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at September 05, 2021 09:32 PM (a3Q+t)

135 I'm going for a stroll in S. Africa, when low and behold, I espy a diamond the size of my fist lying on the ground. I bend down and pick it up. Is its value really commensurate with my labor?

No, which is what's wrong with the labor theory of value. But when I see you with it back in the states, and want to buy it it, I'm paying for not having to bother taking the trip myself.

Also, I was under the general impression that diamonds are mined, so it's the labor of whoever dug it up that would "responsible" for producing it (I'm not sure how to value the dumb luck of their dropping it where you could find it).

In any case, the way I read it, the point of the quote is anti-marxist, namely if you want stuff other people have produced, you should be doing something productive yourself so you can trade. Where "productive" is determined by the people you're looking to trade with.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:33 PM (kOpft)

136 Yes. I stand on the shoulders of giants.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43

How do ya get UP there ?
Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:28 PM (arJlL)


Twenty dollars, same as in town!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM (hOUT3)

137 106 I'm curious based on comments I read yesterday about how one "threadjacks" an open thread? I've seen that formulation applied a few times by cobs around here.
Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (DXFDM)
----

To me it's less "threadjacking" than beating a dead horse across time and space and various threads.

Also, I want props for delicacy -- I first mistyped "bating a dead horse", which would have completely derailed the thread with adolescent sniggers. I almost kept it like that!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM (Dc2NZ)

138 General Mattis earned his; Milley went to a plastic surgeon.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:30 PM



Looking at pics of SecDef Floyd Austin - xhe's got them, too!

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM (8/lWk)

139 That time in September?
Posted by: Miklos, with his parents' record collection
___

Obligatory:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lQZ6j6UGrM
Posted by: SMH

That is moar better

Posted by: Kool Miklos and the Gang at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM (QzkSJ)

140 Become a translator, they said.

The Americans pay well, they said.

They'll get you out in plenty of time, they said.

I should have gone into the goat business with Cousin Achmed.

Posted by: Stuck on a plane in Mazar-al-Sharif at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM (mNhhD)

141 I'm going for a stroll in S. Africa, when low and behold, I espy a diamond the size of my fist lying on the ground. I bend down and pick it up. Is its value really commensurate with my labor?

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (ZsR3z)

It might be, if it was the size of a tangerine.

Posted by: Alfred Pennyworth at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (kOpft)

142 Zettai & Mr. G

You can get those bags from heavy drinking too-- that's how I got mine.

I think bottle jockeying is more likely the cause than fentanyl or meth.

Posted by: mnw at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (Cssks)

143 Apparently the new US position on Afghanistan is that we have to support the Taliban or ISIS will take over.

That was quick.
Posted by: blaster at September 05, 2021 09:32 PM (m96l3)


So which one is the ChiCom front?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (hOUT3)

144 "Bating a dead horse."

Heh.

Posted by: Beavis at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (VxC1e)

145 {{{Hrothgar}}}

{{{Wing}}}

{{{SMH}}}

Posted by: Ladyl at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (TdMsT)

146 75 Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (QFVV9)

One of my favorite places in England is about 45 minutes from there! Stow on the Wold!
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo



Heh! It's a fine English village. Chipping Norton is another. The Cotswolds are an underappreciated part of the UK.

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (QFVV9)

147 Apparently the new US position on Afghanistan is that we have to support the Taliban or ISIS will take over.

That was quick.
Posted by: blaster


Seriously? Someone's going to have to point out the political, religious, and social difference to me.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:36 PM (r1z5A)

148 Wow, look a this. It appears that the Aussie trucker strike is actually happening! I admit I was skeptical, but it looks like I was wrong.

https://twitter.com/Alpha_Mind7/status/
1434163185096040451

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 09:36 PM (DXFDM)

149 Not a single peep from DC on the hostages being held on planes at Kabul. Odd how DC is unaware/unresponsive of the outrage of basically the world. Old Joe is just plugging along destroying every damn thing.

Posted by: Stellastwocents at September 05, 2021 09:36 PM (cRbt7)

150 {{{Ladyl}}}

Posted by: wing at September 05, 2021 09:36 PM (PlW9M)

151 Go away. Bating.

Posted by: A Dead Horse at September 05, 2021 09:36 PM (kTF2Z)

152
I'm curious based on comments I read yesterday about how one "threadjacks" an open thread? I've seen that formulation applied a few times by cobs around here.

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM


try this: "hey guys! I saw an interesting poll on facespace: what is you favorite hot dog condiment you like to eat while listening to the theme song from an 80's sit-com?"

Posted by: AltonJackson at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (DUIap)

153 The Cotswolds are an underappreciated part of the UK.

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (QFVV9)

Absolutely! Gorgeous, great food, great beer, great people, and easy to get to from London.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (Q9lwr)

154 I've had bags under my eyes like Mattis but it was from lack of sleep and overwork.
I don't think any of these idiots have that problem.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (FtJ1S)

155 So which one is the ChiCom front?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (hOUT3)


Yes.

Posted by: blaster at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (m96l3)

156 I'll handle this.

Posted by: Catherine the Great at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (VxC1e)

157 {{{Ladyl}}}
{{{SMH}}}

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (hOUT3)

158 Heh! It's a fine English village. Chipping Norton is another. The Cotswolds are an underappreciated part of the UK.
Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 09:35 PM (QFVV9)

It's no Shrewsbury Topping.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (Dc2NZ)

159 All wealth is the product of labor. John Locke

And laundering thru 'foundations', to be more complete.

Posted by: The Deep State at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (vOGqy)

160 Locke was very Marxian in his love of labor. The counter-arguments are legion...and damning.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (Q9lwr)


Actually Marx was very Lockean, he was basing a lot of his theory on Smith and Ricardo's work and completely missed the Marginal Utility "revolution" by Carl Menger.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (HG00O)

161 Eye bags are just man boobs in the making.

FIGHT ME

Posted by: Gen. Jonah Milley at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (QzkSJ)

162 re 4 star General Vanilli Milley, he's got room for one moar tar :

In all, four Army generals, four Navy admirals and one Air Force general have held this rank.

However, we do have a 3 star butch haircut female general, that cannot tell the difference between US or Brit military uniforms.

So, we have that going for us.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (F0YaR)

163 ... "bating a dead horse", which would have completely derailed the thread with adolescent sniggers. I almost kept it like that!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM



Posted by: Catherine The Great at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (8/lWk)

164 -
What did you do then, M'Lord? -
I waggled my wig and banged my gavel. -

Wig and gavel..., M'Lord? -
Well, wig and penis if you insist.

Posted by: Monty Python at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (BB7pQ)

165 Looking at pics of SecDef Floyd Austin - xhe's got them, too!
Posted by: Zettai

Musta went to the same surgeon !

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (arJlL)

166 It was a well hung jury!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:39 PM (Dc2NZ)

167 Apparently the new US position on Afghanistan is that we have to support the Taliban or ISIS will take over.

That was quick.
Posted by: blaster at September 05, 2021 09:32 PM (m96l3)

Taliban, Isis, Al Qaeda: all batshit crazy primitive tribal muzzies that take the koran literally. Nuke them all.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 09:39 PM (6moG+)

168 If we don't support the Taliban, the terrorists have won.

Posted by: The White State at September 05, 2021 09:39 PM (vOGqy)

169 and other sweet company swag.

I knew it! You have a parking place with a "Reserved for Mr. Humanitarian" sign on it at the AoSHQ Fortress of Endor, don't you?
Posted by: Duncanthrsx at September 05, 2021 09:18 PM (a3Q+t)
* * * *
And a gold-plated coffeepot within the Fortress.

Posted by: Legally Sufficient, Believing in America at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM (rwusL)

170 Fascism, socialism,totalarianism communism all share one thing in common.

Their abysmal failure when implemented.

Posted by: irongrampa at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM (KATBx)

171 So which one is the ChiCom front?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

I want your back!

Posted by: The Original Jackson 5 at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM (QzkSJ)

172 Yes.
Posted by: blaster at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (m96l3)


Got it in one word. Impressive!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM (hOUT3)

173 sheesh. That was dumb.

Posted by: The White House, not State at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM (vOGqy)

174 Actually Marx was very Lockean, he was basing a lot of his theory on Smith and Ricardo's work and completely missed the Marginal Utility "revolution" by Carl Menger.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (HG00O)

You are absolutely correct. I was lazy.

Labor Theory Of Value is so connected to Marx that I ignored its antecedents. There were stupid people in the world before Marx!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (Q9lwr)

175 57 Chi-town closing in on 300 murders this weekend. Go team!
Posted by: weft cut-loop


Meh. As long as the shootings aren't occurring in the nice area, they don't care.

Posted by: nerdygirl at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (+lVUW)

176 I'm going for a stroll in S. Africa, when low and behold, I espy a diamond the size of my fist lying on the ground. I bend down and pick it up. Is its value really commensurate with my labor?
Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:26 PM (ZsR3z)


For you? Probably. Try getting it past customs

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (HG00O)

177 Today, eye bags. Tomorrow, gin blossoms.

Check out a photo of W. C. Fields late in life if u wanna see world class gin blossoms.

Posted by: mnw at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (Cssks)

178 133 Apparently the new US position on Afghanistan is that we have to support the Taliban or ISIS will take over.

That was quick.
Posted by: blaster at September 05, 2021 09:32 PM (m96l3)
--
And the grift continues, through international / humanitarian / military aid to our best allies, the Taliban.

Posted by: Revenant at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (ydlAE)

179 And a gold-plated coffeepot within the Fortress.
Posted by: Legally Sufficient

Fortress management has been contracted to Best Western, with Free Corporate Standard Breakfast!

Posted by: Miklosian Overnights LLC at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (QzkSJ)

180 tar = star. frig.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (F0YaR)

181 Black eye bags like Millley's are often caused by stress and lack of sleep. I guess it's stressful keeping track of the lies you told last week.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (kTF2Z)

182 300 murders or 300 shootings? In Chiraq

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (FtJ1S)

183 try this: "hey guys! I saw an interesting poll on facespace: what is you favorite hot dog condiment you like to eat while listening to the theme song from an 80's sit-com?"
Posted by: AltonJackson at September 05, 2021 09:37 PM (DUIap)


*snort*

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (hP4QN)

184 Viktor: Help me with the bags!

Igor: You take the Mattis I'll take the one with the Taliban.

Posted by: Young Afghanistein at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (mNhhD)

185 Also, I was under the general impression that diamonds are mined, so it's the labor of whoever dug it up that would "responsible" for producing it (I'm not sure how to value the dumb luck of their dropping it where you could find it).

In any case, the way I read it, the point of the quote is anti-marxist, namely if you want stuff other people have produced, you should be doing something productive yourself so you can trade. Where "productive" is determined by the people you're looking to trade with.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:33 PM (kOpft)

Nobody would ever have begun mining diamonds, if people had not stumbled over them lying on the ground in outwash from weathering kimberlites.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (6moG+)

186 And the grift continues, through international / humanitarian / military aid to our best allies, the Taliban.
Posted by: Revenant

Grift gang aft agley

Posted by: Robbie Burns' Mouse at September 05, 2021 09:43 PM (QzkSJ)

187 >>> 170 Fascism, socialism,totalarianism communism all share one thing in common.

Their abysmal failure when implemented.
Posted by: irongrampa at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM (KATBx)

That's like, only because they didn't have the right people in charge!

Posted by: Alexandra Occasional-Cortex at September 05, 2021 09:43 PM (ACi07)

188

LTG Gervais:


https://twitter.com/SohrabAhmari/status/ 1434558227497328641


Posted by: Catherine The Great at September 05, 2021 09:43 PM (8/lWk)

189 185 Nobody would ever have begun mining diamonds, if people had not stumbled over them lying on the ground in outwash from weathering kimberlites.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (6moG+)


I've heard that Weathering Kimberlites is a great movie, but I read a synopsis, and it sounds like a chick flick to me.

Posted by: Splunge at September 05, 2021 09:44 PM (S7/a+)

190 So. Since we're safely past the 100 mark, I'm thinking I can go off topic...
I've been lucky enough to have had my late husband leave me a nice little range. A very good friend who I have not seen since the "2 weeks to smooth the curve" came to visit with his boys. We got to play with some pop guns, and what a wonderful time! In return, they brought me some awesome homemade zucchini bread.
Can't get much better...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (MViHT)

191 Gonna do some over sharing: I feel myself slipping into one of my hermit-crab phases, where I withdraw from internet interaction. It's a bit of a spiral - the less I participate, not only do I miss more events, but the less I get responses to questions or comments, so the more alienated I feel.

Here at the hq, for example, it seems like I have not seen Cannibal Bob for months, and I always seem to ask about him when nobody else knows? It makes me wonder if he's ok.
I am also wondering about Mrs Peel who I read on a previous ONT was struggling with some serious bad feelings.

I guess I am just back to the old "I don't fit anywhere" feeling that I grew up with.

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (oEn12)

192 TV ad:
"If Saint Newsom suffers a rethugliKKKan Trumper-mans recall, these lesbians won't be able to marry and have to divorce!!! And the black face of white supremicitty is an anti Sciencing anti vaxxer bad mans!!"
REEEEEEEEEEEEE!!

Posted by: Getting the banned back together at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (ymyTW)

193 Best upgrades a home seller can do for ROI is paint it inside and out, new carpet, or hardwood varnish, or tile grout. Also neat but not elaborate landscaping.

And shine the chrome. If the chrome doesn't shine replace it.

Increase the sale price of the property by the cost of the articles recommendations then discount the sale price to the happy buyer so he can change the dodads the way he wants them.

Posted by: Braenyard at September 05, 2021 09:46 PM (U9XSa)

194 Is this old? Russian military recruitment ad vs US recruitment ad?

https://youtube.com/shorts/ZEnxmzqXJN8?feature=share

Posted by: I don't like my nic at September 05, 2021 09:46 PM (3YOlo)

195 It's no Shrewsbury Topping.
Posted by: All Hail Eris

A pleasant stroll from Lesser Floorwax.

Posted by: Miklosian Meanderings PLC at September 05, 2021 09:46 PM (QzkSJ)

196 I almost didnt post that, was too much bleh bleh feelings crap.

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:46 PM (oEn12)

197 Millie is a lollipop.

Posted by: Braenyard at September 05, 2021 09:46 PM (U9XSa)

198 Weathering Kimberlites would be a good name for a nascent South African rock band.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 09:47 PM (F0YaR)

199 Wow, look a this. It appears that the Aussie trucker strike is actually happening! I admit I was skeptical, but it looks like I was wrong.

https://twitter.com/Alpha_Mind7/status/
1434163185096040451
Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 09:36 PM (DXFDM)

Nice!

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 09:47 PM (6moG+)

200 Increase the sale price of the property by the cost of the articles recommendations then discount the sale price to the happy buyer so he can change the dodads the way he wants them.
Posted by: Braenyard


So, paint job and new tires...

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:48 PM (r1z5A)

201 Here at the hq, for example, it seems like I have not seen Cannibal Bob for months, and I always seem to ask about him when nobody else knows? It makes me wonder if he's ok.

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (oEn12)


He's been around. At least I think it's him. Somebody with a different nic said something about himself and Heidi last week. Don't know who else that could be.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 09:48 PM (hP4QN)

202 -
Fascism, socialism,totalitarianism, communism all share one thing in common.
Their abysmal failure when implemented.
Posted by: irongrampa at September 05, 2021 09:40 PM -
-
And they are a system to be "implemented". In other words, forced upon people. Capitalism, on the other hand, is simply a descriptive term for the economics which naturally occur in the absence of coercion.

Posted by: irright at September 05, 2021 09:48 PM (BB7pQ)

203 I guess I am just back to the old "I don't fit anywhere" feeling that I grew up with.
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12)

You're just tryna trick me into asking you to dance !

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:48 PM (arJlL)

204 The discovery of diamonds at Kimberley roiled the balance of power in SA & played a part in stoking British/Boer conflict.

And then later on? Gold. Thass when the balloon REALLY went up.

Posted by: mnw at September 05, 2021 09:48 PM (Cssks)

205 Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (oEn12)

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Bob was here a couple of days ago. Also, you belong here as much as anyone else.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 09:48 PM (kTF2Z)

206
In any case, the way I read it, the point of the quote is anti-marxist, namely if you want stuff other people have produced, you should be doing something productive yourself so you can trade. Where "productive" is determined by the people you're looking to trade with.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:33 PM (kOpft)


Labor theory of value is a phenomenological explanation of economics, it tries to explain through logic what is seen. And as such it explains what is happening without any understanding of why.

Once you discard the presupposition of why it works (equal exchange of value makes it totes cool) you can discard the assumptions that are made based on them and you can look at actual facts (any kid will tell you, he wanted the Continental matchbox car more than he wanted his extra pocket knife)
Which is what marginal utility is explaining.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (HG00O)

207 Doof! You've been scoring some serious 1sts today!
Nothing to do today?
Anyway, hi!

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (MViHT)

208 Fortress management has been contracted to Best Western, with Free Corporate Standard Breakfast!
Posted by: Miklosian Overnights LLC at September 05, 2021 09:42 PM (QzkSJ)
* * * *
Awesome! 4-Star Ewok Fortress Habitat!

Posted by: Legally Sufficient, Believing in America at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (rwusL)

209 And the grift continues, through international / humanitarian / military aid to our best allies, the Taliban.
Posted by: Revenant at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (ydlAE)


Thus as it ever was!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (hOUT3)

210 I almost didnt post that, was too much bleh bleh feelings crap.
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12)


Voice your concerns. Lest we all die alone.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (r1z5A)

211 He's been around. At least I think it's him. Somebody with a different nic said something about himself and Heidi last week. Don't know who else that could be.
Posted by: Jordan61

thanks Jordan, I guess I just never coincide wiith him here

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (oEn12)

212 Shingles-- see your doctor NOW to get an antiviral shot. You don't want full blown shingles.

Typical antiviral is Acyclovir

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (HCeRP)

213 vmom
I know how you feel. I don't comment much and am usually ignored.
I'm very much in hermit mode and am okay with it.
I have heard through, "Reliable Sources" tm that cannibal bob and Heidi are well but staying on the down low.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 09:50 PM (FtJ1S)

214 I guess I am just back to the old "I don't fit anywhere" feeling that I grew up with.

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (oEn12)


I go thru entire weeks here at the HQ where I don't feel like commenting on any topic. It just happens.

I get over it. But. I'm still a virgin on the Wall Of Shame, and I doubt that changes.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 09:50 PM (F0YaR)

215 Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (oEn12)

I saw Bob here the other day. I hope you are doing well. This retreat into two weeks to slow the curve garbage and all the other stuff is hard to take, at times. You are a part of the horde.

Posted by: flounder at September 05, 2021 09:50 PM (KnJdm)

216 I took an Uber tonight. Upon finishing the ride, the app popped up an option to donate money for the Afghan resettlement.

Nah Uber bruh. I will be donating all sorts of money via taxes to settle them. But thanks for asking.

Posted by: Joe XiDen - Delta Delta Delta Can I Help Ya Help Ya Help Ya Variant at September 05, 2021 09:50 PM (yat/2)

217 ...zucchini bread.
Can't get much better...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM



"Zucchini"? My people call them courgettes...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (8/lWk)

218 I almost didnt post that, was too much bleh bleh feelings crap.
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion

If you stabbed someone that had it coming would that old zip come flooding back?

Posted by: Tonypete at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (mD/uy)

219 >>> Here at the hq, for example, it seems like I have not seen Cannibal Bob for months, and I always seem to ask about him when nobody else knows? It makes me wonder if he's ok.
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (oEn12)


I saw Bob in a thread last week.

Posted by: banana Dream at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (l6b3d)

220 It's no Shrewsbury Topping.
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:38 PM (Dc2NZ)


isn't that also a floor wax?

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (HG00O)

221 Zucchini is dangerous to have in the car.

People break in and give you even more zucchini.

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (L2ZTs)

222 Afghanistan also has an area that is not Taliban or ISiS and at one time would have helped America before we we surprise ottered them.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (2DOZq)

223 94 "All wealth is the product of labor."


Sounds Marxist to me.

Close, which is why the lie works. The labor is only tangentially what gives it value. What actually gives a thing value is how much someone else wants it (compared to the effort it would take to do it themselves). But anything of (finite, tradable, non-supernatural) value came to be because someone spent time growing, harvesting, collecting, or manufacturing it.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (kOpft)


Add to that definition "labor that creates or adds value" and I am pretty fine with it, as a generalization.

Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (8C7+r)

224 We have always been at war with the Northern Alliance.
~ US Govt.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (mNhhD)

225 IIRC, Da Cannibal decided to take a break from commenting for awhile.

It was kinda like a strategic withdrawal, except he didn't leave us all of his stuff.

Mrs. Peel has commented here and there.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:52 PM (arJlL)

226 vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion

If just for the poetry of your nic alone we enjoy seeing you.

Posted by: Getting the banned back together at September 05, 2021 09:52 PM (ymyTW)

227 So. Since we're safely past the 100 mark, I'm thinking I can go off topic...
I've been lucky enough to have had my late husband leave me a nice little range. A very good friend who I have not seen since the "2 weeks to smooth the curve" came to visit with his boys. We got to play with some pop guns, and what a wonderful time! In return, they brought me some awesome homemade zucchini bread.
Can't get much better...
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 09:45 PM (MViHT)

Sounds like a great time, COMM!

And as far as I know, the ONT does not have a 100 comment rule, and nothing is off topic!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:52 PM (mZUr4)

228 Bob said he did a self imposed exile. Said he was getting cross with people for no real reason and he just needed a break from the HQ.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 09:52 PM (kTF2Z)

229 What gives value to anything is what someone is willing to pay or trade for it.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 09:53 PM (2DOZq)

230 What gives value to anything is what someone is willing to pay or trade for it.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 09:53 PM (2DOZq)

---------

BINGO

Posted by: Bitcoin at $50,000 at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (VxC1e)

231 The Zucchini Song:

Oh, what a beauty!
It must be two feet long, or maybe more...

Posted by: mnw at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (Cssks)

232 Bob said he did a self imposed exile. Said he was getting cross with people for no real reason and he just needed a break from the HQ.
Posted by: Duke Lowell

They were starting to taste funny.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (arJlL)

233 I almost didnt post that, was too much bleh bleh feelings crap.
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:46 PM (oEn12)
* * * *
The Horde doesn't recognize too much bleh bleh feelings crap. So post away, and thank you for caring about the rest of us!

Posted by: Legally Sufficient, Believing in America at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (rwusL)

234 If you stabbed someone that had it coming would that old zip come flooding back?
Posted by: Tonypete at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (mD/uy)

*perks up*

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (oEn12)

235 Afghanistan also has an area that is not Taliban or ISiS and at one time would have helped America before we we surprise ottered them.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (2DOZq)


Good thing the US has trained military and diplomatic officers for decades to handle just this sort of thing!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (hOUT3)

236 I took an Uber tonight. Upon finishing the ride, the app popped up an option to donate money for the Afghan resettlement.

Nah Uber bruh. I will be donating all sorts of money via taxes to settle them. But thanks for asking.
Posted by: Joe XiDen - Delta Delta Delta Can I Help Ya Help Ya Help Ya Variant at September 05, 2021 09:50 PM (yat/2)

Resettle the Afghans in all the closed Planned Parenthood shops in Texas.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 09:54 PM (6moG+)

237
Labor Theory Of Value is so connected to Marx that I ignored its antecedents. There were stupid people in the world before Marx!
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at September 05, 2021 09:41 PM (Q9lwr)


Meh, Marx hogs the spotlight like the pig he was. Everyone looks to him since it underpins his entire work, and his work underpins the idea that stealing other people's property is a good and moral thing.

Labor Theory of Value goes back to the Classical Greeks.


(It is like thinking Siouxie and the Banshees wrote Dear Prudence and The Passenger.)

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (HG00O)

238 I dont disagree with that quote. Labor does create everything of value. But labor alone without capital and other resources would not produce shit.

Posted by: Joe XiDen - Delta Delta Delta Can I Help Ya Help Ya Help Ya Variant at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (yat/2)

239 Nobody would ever have begun mining diamonds, if people had not stumbled over them lying on the ground in outwash from weathering kimberlites.

Okay, but how many diamonds in circulation were found for no effort vs. those requiring time and effort to mine? I suspect it's a low percentage.

I'm not sure why we're arguing such an obviously true statement as 'wealth is produced by labor.' A lazy society is not going to be a rich one.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (kOpft)

240 So there's a theory that goes against the idea that Biden is just a figurehead and there are hidden people controlling him..that Biden actually does make the decisions but there are different factions on his staff and he makes them based on whoever talks to him last and that's why everything seems so chaotic and halfass. All of DC is competing factions battling for power and grift, and the only thing they could agree on was working together to get Trump out because he was endangering the grift. It sounds nuts but it makes strange sense when you view this tripping over your shoelaces fascist takeover. What do you guys think?

Posted by: azjaeger at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (3/XaG)

241 However, we do have a 3 star butch haircut female general, that cannot tell the difference between US or Brit military uniforms.

So, we have that going for us.
Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance


But they can say that they have a woman general, so there's that.

Posted by: nerdygirl at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (+lVUW)

242 I'm glad Bob & Heidi are ok. Am praying fir Mrs. Peel.
And thanks horde.
You're the best buncha morons anywhere.

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (oEn12)

243 I just signed up for the booster!

And a booster booster!

My cats are So Proud of me!

Posted by: Karen seeks Manager at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (QzkSJ)

244 Doof! You've been scoring some serious 1sts today!
Nothing to do today?
Anyway, hi!
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 09:49 PM (MViHT)

Haha - just good timing today with an afternoon thread and this here ONT. I've gotten quite a few ONT Firsts over the past 2-3 weeks. A little skill and a lotta luck!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (mZUr4)

245 Some asshole refugee living on our dime at FT Bliss posted a picture of the meal he was given. He is not happy about the food. Whiny ass no goods living off our hard earned money. The next meal won't be for hours, wahhhhhhhh.

GO BACK TO YOUR SHITHOLE!!!!!


Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (PisyI)

246 240

That is EXACTLY what people were saying about Trump.

Posted by: Joe XiDen - Delta Delta Delta Can I Help Ya Help Ya Help Ya Variant at September 05, 2021 09:57 PM (yat/2)

247 chicago
Year to Date
Shot & Killed: 537
Shot & Wounded: 2623
Total Shot: 3160
Total Homicides: 567

Posted by: Cicero Skip at September 05, 2021 09:57 PM (FIrEF)

248 A lazy society is not going to be a rich one.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (kOpft)


Nor will it be healthy, wealthy, or wise!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 09:57 PM (hOUT3)

249 Update from the food thred-
we had the filets, thought I overcooked them, but no, a nice medium rare, yay.

Posted by: Farmer at September 05, 2021 09:57 PM (55Qr6)

250 213 vmom
I know how you feel. I don't comment much and am usually ignored.

==

hey winston, we should have a sectet ninja handshake

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:57 PM (oEn12)

251 Hey Vmom!!!!


* sits back down, expectantly waiting for interaction *

Posted by: Sock Monkey * unedited version at September 05, 2021 09:58 PM (aNN4E)

252 GO BACK TO YOUR SHITHOLE!!!!!


Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (PisyI)

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Well, it certainly would have taken less chiseling.

Posted by: Emma Lazarus at September 05, 2021 09:58 PM (VxC1e)

253 Evening, 'Rons and 'Ettes. Here's a story about a work college that is preemptively striking for religious liberty:

https://adflegal.org/faith-and-justice/august-2021/ozarks

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 09:58 PM (/+bwe)

254 * sits back down, expectantly waiting for interaction *
Posted by: Sock Monkey

*pulls sock monkeys tail*

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (oEn12)

255 Who didn't make out bigly when the diamond mines were dug at Kimberly?

The poor devils who worked in the mines.

Posted by: mnw at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (Cssks)

256 Nobody would ever have begun mining diamonds, if people had not stumbled over them lying on the ground in outwash from weathering kimberlites.

Okay, but how many diamonds in circulation were found for no effort vs. those requiring time and effort to mine? I suspect it's a low percentage.

I'm not sure why we're arguing such an obviously true statement as 'wealth is produced by labor.' A lazy society is not going to be a rich one.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (kOpft)

Just pointing out that the urge to mine for diamonds, and other precious gems and metals, was started by people stumbling over loose stuff on the ground, or in a creek, recognizing its beauty, and hence value, and seeking to find more.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (6moG+)

257 ...What do you guys think?

Posted by: azjaeger at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM



This fellow gets it!

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (8/lWk)

258 Nobody would ever have begun mining diamonds, if people had not stumbled over them lying on the ground in outwash from weathering kimberlites.

Back in my diamond growing days, it was reputed that the Mongols used to take a sheep carcass (or fleece, maybe) and drag it in the river. Diamonds, being hydrocarbon-based, clung to the fat of the carcass/fleece, allowing for easy collection. I have no idea if it's true, but it's a hell of a story.

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (ZsR3z)

259 (It is like thinking Siouxie and the Banshees wrote Dear Prudence and The Passenger.)
Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM (HG00O)

Their version of The Passenger is great! I actually like it better than Iggy Pop's original. I seem to recall discussing this on an ONT a month or 2 ago.

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (mZUr4)

260 If you stabbed someone that had it coming would that old zip come flooding back?
Posted by: Tonypete

*perks up*
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion

That's my Sister!

Posted by: Tonypete at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (mD/uy)

261 vmom
I'd be cool with that.
Also, you could demonstrate your stabbing technique.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (FtJ1S)

262 Carbon- not hydrocarbon, and the surface of a natural diamond is usually terminated in oxygen species.

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 10:00 PM (ZsR3z)

263 "Zucchini"? My people call them courgettes...
Posted by: Zettai

Not maize?

Maize is the Native American word for "this stuff"

Posted by: Chief Iron Eyes Miklos at September 05, 2021 10:00 PM (QzkSJ)

264 Also, I want props for delicacy -- I first mistyped "bating a dead horse", which would have completely derailed the thread with adolescent sniggers.
Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 09:34


Of course you get props -- on any Day Walker thread. But this is The ONT. We answer to a higher standard.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at September 05, 2021 10:00 PM (a3Q+t)

265 Diamonds aren't really all that rare. DeBeers makes it so.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (kTF2Z)

266 What gives value to anything is what someone is willing to pay or trade for it.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 09:53 PM (2DOZq)


Certainly. The tribe that knew where to get flint held an economic edge over the other tribes, and prospered thereof. Or as The Man With No Name said in Fistful Of Dollars (or was it A Few Dollars More?), a man's life sometimes depends on a mere scrap of information.

Labor plays a role, yes, but it the be all end all either.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (F0YaR)

267 I'm glad Bob & Heidi are ok. Am praying fir Mrs. Peel.
And thanks horde.
You're the best buncha morons anywhere.
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 09:56 PM (oEn12)

Pretty sure Mrs. Peel was on the ONT last night, and seemed quite at ease.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (6moG+)

268 Who didn't make out bigly when the diamond mines were dug at Kimberly?

The poor devils who worked in the mines.
Posted by: mnw at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (Cssks)

---------

Those guys who mined guano in South America would have killed for a reassignment to the diamond mines.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (VxC1e)

269 *perks up*
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion


She's cute when she's perky and stabby!

Posted by: Miklosian Opinionations LLC at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (QzkSJ)

270 I know how you feel. I don't comment much and am usually ignored.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 09:50 PM (FtJ1S)


Winston, you know you're one of my favorite Morons!

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:02 PM (hP4QN)

271 What do you guys think?
Posted by: azjaeger at September 05, 2021 09:55 PM
This fellow gets it!
Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (8/lWk)


Once more Zettai and I agree!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 10:02 PM (hOUT3)

272 Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (ZsR3z)

that sounds like Jason and the golden fleece - dragging fleece through a river to pick up gold dust

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:02 PM (oEn12)

273 "All wealth is the product of labor."


Sounds Marxist to me.

Close, which is why the lie works. The labor is only tangentially what gives it value. What actually gives a thing value is how much someone else wants it (compared to the effort it would take to do it themselves). But anything of (finite, tradable, non-supernatural) value came to be because someone spent time growing, harvesting, collecting, or manufacturing it.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 09:23 PM (kOpft)

Add to that definition "labor that creates or adds value" and I am pretty fine with it, as a generalization.
Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (8C7+r)

Labor produces wealth, but value is independent of labor. It seems paradoxical, yet it is. Wealth is material goods. You can produce a good for which there is no demand at all. It exists, it is a form of wealth, but it has no value, because value is subjective. Water is worth very little, and given away for nearly free, but a man dying of thirst would pay almost anything for a bottle of water.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est, Post-Apocalyptic Scourge of the Seas at September 05, 2021 10:02 PM (Msrhc)

274 Not maize?

Maize is the Native American word for "this stuff"

Posted by: Chief Iron Eyes Miklos at September 05, 2021 10:00 PM


Wrong people! 'Courgette' is the Anglo-Saxon word for 'tastes like arse'...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 10:03 PM (8/lWk)

275 plunder produces wealth

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:03 PM (oEn12)

276 I know how you feel. I don't comment much and am usually ignored.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote


You're not ignored, you just can't see me nodding in agreement.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:03 PM (r1z5A)

277 You can produce a good for which there is no demand at all. It exists, it is a form of wealth, but it has no value, because value is subjective.

For example, the collected vocal stylings of Yoko Ono.

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 10:04 PM (ZsR3z)

278 Add to that definition "labor that creates or adds value" and I am pretty fine with it, as a generalization.

Right. I guess I'm assuming using the term "wealth" generically implies that value. "Wealth was produced by labor" and "Labor produces wealth" aren't equivalent statements, as certainly there are ways to labor uselessly (I can throw paint at a canvas all day, but that's not going to mean I can sell the results).

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 10:04 PM (kOpft)

279 plunder produces wealth
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:03 PM (oEn12)

---------

This chick gets it.

Posted by: The Vikings at September 05, 2021 10:04 PM (VxC1e)

280 plunder produces wealth
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12)


Book deals!

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:04 PM (r1z5A)

281 Back in my diamond growing days, it was reputed that the Mongols used to take a sheep carcass (or fleece, maybe) and drag it in the river. Diamonds, being hydrocarbon-based, clung to the fat of the carcass/fleece, allowing for easy collection. I have no idea if it's true, but it's a hell of a story.
Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (ZsR3z)

They used fleece for recovering placer gold, too. The tale of the Golden Fleece has a basis in fact.

And dragging a fleece in the river to recover X, is, in fact, mining. You might call it "artisanal mining", but it's an activity engaged in for the purpose of collecting something of value.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (6moG+)

282 America is the perfect example of work smarter not harder though we are the hardest working people in the world. The person who comes up with the idea first will be the wealthiest. That's capitalism and that's why many hate it, Envy is a hell of a drug.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (2DOZq)

283 Jordan
Thank you. I appreciate that a lot.
It's been a little tedious of late with smoke filling the valley and making it hard to breathe.
Thye Rodeo is on this weekend but I'm uninterested since they closed it down last year for the 'Rona.
I am planning a trip to Moses next Saturday for a gun show.
Hopefully, that won't get cancelled again.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (FtJ1S)

284 Can someone tell me who Vmom stabbed, or do I have to go scrolling back?

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (/+bwe)

285 Pretty sure Mrs. Peel was on the ONT last night, and seemed quite at ease.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (6moG+)

that's great to hear, thanks!

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (oEn12)

286 (I can throw paint at a canvas all day, but that's not going to mean I can sell the results

You'd be surprised.

Posted by: H. Biden at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (ZsR3z)

287 Don't. Mention. Yoko.

*furtively looks over shoulder at MisHum*

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Live! from the Dungeon of Discord at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (Dc2NZ)

288 plunder produces wealth
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:03 PM (oEn12)

---------

This chick gets it.
Posted by: The Vikings at September 05, 2021 10:04 PM (VxC1e)

Plunder is just the establishment of an informal local redistribution committee.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est, Post-Apocalyptic Scourge of the Seas at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (Msrhc)

289 What gives value to anything is what someone is willing to pay or trade for it.

Yes, but that doesn't cause it to exist in the first place is all I'm saying.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (kOpft)

290 Wrong people! 'Courgette' is the Anglo-Saxon word for 'tastes like arse'...
Posted by: Zettai

https://festival.si.edu/blog/2013/vinetta-eggplant-spread/

Posted by: Miklos will not beg, but will differ at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (QzkSJ)

291 I:m going to turn in now
thanks guys, I appreciate it

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (oEn12)

292 Yep. Zucchini. This is why I don't grow it. WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'?
Anyway, hi Doof, CH, ladies of the ONT, and all the rest of you wild ones.
I love it here. Gotta say though...CBD kinda scares me. I try to stay under his radar....

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT)

293 Back in my diamond growing days, it was reputed that the Mongols used to take a sheep carcass (or fleece, maybe) and drag it in the river. Diamonds, being hydrocarbon-based, clung to the fat of the carcass/fleece, allowing for easy collection. I have no idea if it's true, but it's a hell of a story.

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (ZsR3z)


I've seen an alternate theory for that -- They used the sheepskins downriver from a known gold outcrop; the golddust settled in the fur -- Thus, The Golden Fleece!

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (F0YaR)

294 213 vmom
I know how you feel. I don't comment much and am usually ignored.
...
Posted by: Winston, GOPe,
--------------

Just because y'all don't get a response doesn't mean you're ignored. If everybody that didn't get a response didn't post there would be no HQ.

Posted by: Braenyard at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (U9XSa)

295 Those guys who mined guano in South America would have killed for a reassignment to the diamond mines.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:01 PM (VxC1e)

"Bad boy, bad boy, whatcha guano do?"

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (6moG+)

296 Thanks Rat
Hard weekend.
Brooding over losses.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (FtJ1S)

297 Yep. Zucchini. This is why I don't grow it. WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'?
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT)


"I'll take 'em!!" - Bette Midler

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (L2ZTs)

298 * sits back down, expectantly waiting for interaction *
Posted by: Sock Monkey

*pulls sock monkeys tail*

Beats the hades out of the stabby stabby thing. You have one of my favorite nics!

Posted by: Sock Monkey * unedited version at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (aNN4E)

299 'Night vmom !

Stabby Dreams !

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (arJlL)

300 >>> However, we do have a 3 star butch haircut female general, that cannot tell the difference between US or Brit military uniforms.

So, we have that going for us.
Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance


The rifle's trigger vs. magazine arrangement should have been the first clue

Posted by: banana Dream at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (l6b3d)

301 "Bad boy, bad boy, whatcha guano do?"

Whatcha guano do when they come for poo.

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (ZsR3z)

302 New Vertiform City > New Threadjack City

Posted by: SFGoth at September 05, 2021 10:08 PM (KAi1n)

303 Yep. Zucchini. This is why I don't grow it. WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'?....
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT)

I wouldn't know. I only got ONE so far this summer. I also ended up with a volunteer from a long-gone compost pile on a sunny end of the garden, which I hope produces some before the frost.

I'm so desperate, I even left my doors unlocked in the church parking lot this morning.

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:08 PM (/+bwe)

304 276 dammit, vmom beats me to the golden fleece thingy.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (F0YaR)

305 https://festival.si.edu/blog/2013/vinetta-eggplant-spread/

Posted by: Miklos will not beg, but will differ at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM



That would be the aubergine, "tastes like unwashed arse" in AS...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (8/lWk)

306 Frikkin' amazing Rush performance behind the picture.

Lifeson was a genius even as a kid, which he was on that.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (OssQ4)

307 "Bad boy, bad boy, whatcha guano do?"

Whatcha guano do when they come for poo.
Posted by: pep

We are much liking

Posted by: The Island nation of Nauru at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (QzkSJ)

308 votermom, "the guy who doesn't fit" applies to more people than you think, and could be the motto on my calling card.

Depression eats people bad, and I admit I took a long time off after Last January for various reasons.

There are a lot of reasons for depression, and there is more and more information out there on mediating it.

I ran across a podcast called Huberman Lab, the most recent ep is

Understanding & Conquering Depression, Huberman Lab Podcast #34

and it is on Youtube, and Player.FM podcast server

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (HG00O)

309 Thanks Rat
Hard weekend.
Brooding over losses.
Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote


If you're talking football, yeah, the State didn't exactly cover itself in glory.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (r1z5A)

310 The rifle's trigger vs. magazine arrangement should have been the first clue
Posted by: banana Dream at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM (l6b3d)M

The soldier was carrying a bull pup and she identified him as American?

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (2DOZq)

311 ..CBD kinda scares me. I try to stay under his radar....
Posted by: COMountainMarie

Think of him as Walter Brennan in Rio Bravo.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 10:10 PM (arJlL)

312 The Wig and Penis. Hmmm. Is that the Oz variant on the Pig and Whistle?

Posted by: Dr. Mabusette, just to clarify things at September 05, 2021 10:10 PM (YkV34)

313 The Horde is great and I do enjoy it here.
Just some shit going on and I need to get set for the night.
Thanks all of you.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 10:10 PM (FtJ1S)

314 That would be the aubergine, "tastes like unwashed arse" in AS...
Posted by: Zettai

Do all ponces say "aubergine", or only most?

Posted by: The Inquiring Mind of Miklos at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (QzkSJ)

315 240 So there's a theory that goes against the idea that Biden is just a figurehead and there are hidden people controlling him..that Biden actually does make the decisions but there are different factions on his staff and he makes them based on whoever talks to him last and that's why everything seems so chaotic and halfass. All of DC is competing factions battling for power and grift, and the only thing they could agree on was working together to get Trump out because he was endangering the grift. It sounds nuts but it makes strange sense when you view this tripping over your shoelaces fascist takeover. What do you guys think?
Posted by: azjaeger



With the exception of Biden making decisions, everything else you posted is true.

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (QFVV9)

316 With apologies for missing the Gun Thread, it's still great to be here, even if late.

ONT Greetings, Horde! *sips bourbon* Doesn't "heal" the shoulder pain, just makes me not give quite as much a damn that it's there.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (QzJWU)

317 Speaking of zucchini, what happened to yesterday's garden thread? Is KT all right?

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (/+bwe)

318 So, home at last. Is good. Howdy Hordelings.

"bating a dead horse"...
Posted by: All Hail Eris


*adolescently sniggering anyway*

Posted by: mindful webworker - can we say sniggering? at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (j+h+K)

319 Whatcha guano do when they come for poo.

Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 10:07 PM



*golf clap...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (8/lWk)

320 I am planning a trip to Moses next Saturday for a gun show.
Hopefully, that won't get cancelled again.
Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (FtJ1S)


Gun show types don't seem the sort to cancel something because of the 'rona, but who TF knows anymore? I hope you get to go.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (hP4QN)

321 CBD kinda scares me. I try to stay under his radar....
Posted by: COMountainMarie


Heh! Right?! Reminds me of an old school nun.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:12 PM (r1z5A)

322 Thanks for the ONT.

Weatherman but not 'Weatherman'.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at September 05, 2021 10:12 PM (csEWM)

323 Speaking of zucchini, what happened to yesterday's garden thread? Is KT all right?
Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (/+bwe)


I think her internet went down and she was unable to post it.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:12 PM (hP4QN)

324 Do all ponces say "aubergine", or only most?

Posted by: The Inquiring Mind of Miklos at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM



Ha!

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 10:12 PM (8/lWk)

325 Speaking of zucchini, what happened to yesterday's garden thread? Is KT all right?
Posted by: NaughtyPine

She lost power/internet.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 10:13 PM (arJlL)

326 ONT Greetings, Horde! *sips bourbon* Doesn't "heal" the shoulder pain, just makes me not give quite as much a damn that it's there.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:11 PM (QzJWU)


Hmmm. Would that work for a sunburn? Asking for a friend.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM (hP4QN)

327 Jordan
They cancelled a couple of them because of Inslee's lockdowns. I'm hoping this one is a go.
I probably won't make a purchase but we'll have to see what they're wanting for ammo at least.

Posted by: Winston, GOPe, not one dime, not one vote at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM (FtJ1S)

328 They need to start naming the boosters so the public can keep track of them.

"Did you get your Marvel jab yet?"

"Nah, I just had the Elvis. I get Marvel next month."

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM (mNhhD)

329 221 Zucchini is dangerous to have in the car.

People break in and give you even more zucchini.
Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 05, 2021 09:51 PM (L2ZTs)

--------------------------

My wife has been gardening this year, and she just harvested some cucumbers. Lots of cucumbers. Lots of large cucumbers.

Anybody need some cucumbers?

Posted by: No One of Consequence at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM (CAJOC)

330 57 Chi-town closing in on 300 murders this weekend. Go team!
Posted by: weft cut-loop at September 05, 2021 09:14 PM (1t5dY)


For the year, in Chiraqistan? Methinks you may be trapped in a time warp, sir, because HeyJackass (the only reputable source of crime stats for that shithole) has the body count at 567 and counting. 3160 total shot this year.

But, y'know, it's all the fault of white people in the burbs 'n' stuff.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM (UewuT)

331
Apparently the new US position on Afghanistan is that we have to support the Taliban or ISIS will take over.

_________

We have to support the moderate terrorists or the ultra terrorists will take over.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at September 05, 2021 10:15 PM (/U27+)

332 Howdy roonz and roonettez! Just got a new Kindle Fire 10 this past weekend with the keyboard and I must say it works a lot better than the Fire 8 and smaller keyboard I had with it. This keyboard is actually big enough for my hands to fit while typing. I keep looking for the mouse pad though...

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde at September 05, 2021 10:15 PM (CcOog)

333
My wife has been gardening this year, and she just harvested some cucumbers. Lots of cucumbers. Lots of large cucumbers.

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I would begin asking questions.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:15 PM (VxC1e)

334 I think her internet went down and she was unable to post it.
Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:12 PM (hP4QN)

Thanks, Jordan. That's a thread I always look forward to.

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:16 PM (/+bwe)

335 149 Not a single peep from DC on the hostages being held on planes at Kabul....
Posted by: Stellastwocents


On WeezilZippres, I read about 6 planeloads of 'Americans' being held at the airport. Their link to the Mail UK didn't work. Couldn't find anything about it on the Mail website or in news search. Is this real? Anyone know? Must I wait for JJ's all-inclusive Morning Report?

Posted by: mindful webworker - reading the news and it sure looks bad (Joni) at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (j+h+K)

336 >Yep. Zucchini. This is why I don't grow it. WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'?
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT)

Ah yes, the old "homewrecker" zucchini.

Seems like we're always gifted some zucchini every fall. My wife shreds them in the food processor, packs them for the freezer, and then pulls out bags throughout the year to make zucchini bread.

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (DXFDM)

337 Stabby stuff.. huggy stuff.
I'm guessing these are among many reasons why folks come here....
And yes, plunder!

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (MViHT)

338 I like how all the gunshot victims waiting to get in the ER were STANDING in line. Sure some tough Okies.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (HCeRP)

339 Anybody need some cucumbers?
Posted by: No One of Consequence


Anyone who answers this is in for a ration of smart alecky remarks and juvenile humor.
Think I'll pull up a chair.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (r1z5A)

340 Frikkin' amazing Rush performance behind the picture.

Lifeson was a genius even as a kid, which he was on that.
Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:09 PM (OssQ4)


Fistbump, Taq! Never get tired of those guys.

Jacob's Ladder - from their final tour in 2015. When I saw them in Philly that year, Geddy called it "a rare bird".
https://youtu.be/JBCMSmF1G1o

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (mZUr4)

341 Hmmm. Would that work for a sunburn? Asking for a friend.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM



I've always found vodka to be a sovereign remedy for this affliction...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 10:18 PM (8/lWk)

342 {{{Some Rat}}}!!!

Posted by: Ladyl at September 05, 2021 10:18 PM (TdMsT)

343 Alex Lifeson is an underrated guitarist. He always looks like he's winging it. Lee and Peart had the studious look of serious craftsmen. Alex, not so much. The three of them were a beautiful noise. RIP Peart. Glad I saw RUSH a few times before they left the scene.

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 10:19 PM (QFVV9)

344 339 Anybody need some cucumbers?
Posted by: No One of Consequence


Anyone who answers this is in for a ration of smart alecky remarks and juvenile humor.
Think I'll pull up a chair.
Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (r1z5A)

-----------------------------

I'm waiting for the Sandra Fluke sock.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at September 05, 2021 10:19 PM (CAJOC)

345 My wife has been gardening this year, and she just harvested some cucumbers. Lots of cucumbers. Lots of large cucumbers.

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I would begin asking questions.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:15 PM (VxC1e)


If she names one of them, then I would worry.

"Have you seen George anywhere?"

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:19 PM (F0YaR)

346 I like how all the gunshot victims waiting to get in the ER were STANDING in line. Sure some tough Okies.
Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate


In winter clothes and no leaves on the trees. (the printed photo was actually of people standing in line to get covid shots, and it wasn't at the hospital)

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:19 PM (r1z5A)

347 azjaeger,
My view is that Biden is a classic, life long, grifter politician of the worst sort, who is now developing dementia. I expected everything to turn to crap once he got to the white house, but it is happening a lot faster than I expected.

Posted by: nerdygirl at September 05, 2021 10:20 PM (+lVUW)

348 On WeezilZippres, I read about 6 planeloads of 'Americans' being held at the airport. Their link to the Mail UK didn't work. Couldn't find anything about it on the Mail website or in news search. Is this real? Anyone know? Must I wait for JJ's all-inclusive Morning Report?
Posted by: mindful webworker - reading the news and it sure looks bad (Joni) at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (j+h+K)


It's on Daily Mail. Hang on, I'll get the link.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:20 PM (hP4QN)

349 ..Hmmm. Would that work for a sunburn? Asking for a friend. Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:14 PM (hP4QN)

There is one way to find out, and I'd suggest it as a recommended treatment, based on my experience.

O/T, some bacon wenchery for you. Oven-cook some bacon with a shallow dish of about 3 or 4 tablespoons of bourbon there in the oven with the bacon. It'll make a nice infusion, and you can thank me later.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:20 PM (QzJWU)

350 339 Anybody need some cucumbers?
Posted by: No One of Consequence

-----------

Do you have anything in a nice robusto?

Posted by: M. Lewinski at September 05, 2021 10:20 PM (VxC1e)

351 I made a Korean eggplant dish today: steamed eggplant, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, green onion, garlic, red pepper, red chili, one finely chopped asian pear, and sesame oil and sesame seeds.

Served with rice. Surprisingly tasty

(I am out of fish sauce so I used the Worcestershire instead)

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:20 PM (HG00O)

352 I dont disagree with that quote. Labor does create everything of value. But labor alone without capital and other resources would not produce shit.

Explain Bitcoin mining. Just plug it in and it makes highly coveted arrangements of binary numbers. Then there is the guy who tells the farmer what crops will produce the larger return, or the engineer who points out ways to be more efficient with labor. And the muscle whose presence provides a level of security to the laborer so that things could be made more efficiently and with far less loss.

There is the "fixer" who clears the impediments to making wealth so that it requires less labor for same value. The explorer who discovers valuable resources. The banker coordinates investors so that labor can have the tools necessary to produce greater wealth more efficiently.

Dittos with educators, insurers, physicians, etc. They all play a role in helping the laborer work smarter, healthier and able to take calculated risks - all working in tandem to generate more wealth.

Posted by: Reuben Hick at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (+LCoQ)

353 Here you go, mindful webworker:

https://is.gd/gzMfMa

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (hP4QN)

354 {{{Ladyl}}} How are you doing!?

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (r1z5A)

355 Alex Lifeson is an underrated guitarist. He always looks like he's winging it. Lee and Peart had the studious look of serious craftsmen. Alex, not so much. The three of them were a beautiful noise. RIP Peart. Glad I saw RUSH a few times before they left the scene.
Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 10:19 PM (QFVV9)

Well said. Several Rush haters here at the HQ. But lots of fans too.

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (mZUr4)

356 245 Some asshole refugee living on our dime at FT Bliss posted a picture of the meal he was given. He is not happy about the food. Whiny ass no goods living off our hard earned money. The next meal won't be for hours, wahhhhhhhh.

GO BACK TO YOUR SHITHOLE!!!!!


Posted by: four seasons


Wait, you mean they haven't been given their EBT cards and rent subsidies yet?

Posted by: nerdygirl at September 05, 2021 10:22 PM (+lVUW)

357 311

Makes me feel a little better....I guess...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:23 PM (MViHT)

358 O/T, some bacon wenchery for you. Oven-cook some bacon with a shallow dish of about 3 or 4 tablespoons of bourbon there in the oven with the bacon. It'll make a nice infusion, and you can thank me later.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:20 PM
(QzJWU)


Oooh, that sounds yummy!

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:23 PM (hP4QN)

359 This is the social outcast thread? Looks like I made it to the right place.

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 10:23 PM (DXFDM)

360 On WeezilZippres, I read about 6 planeloads of 'Americans' being held at the airport. Their link to the Mail UK didn't work. Couldn't find anything about it on the Mail website or in news search. Is this real? Anyone know? Must I wait for JJ's all-inclusive Morning Report?

Posted by: mindful webworker - reading the news and it sure looks bad (Joni) at September 05, 2021 10:17 PM (j+h+K)


Apparently, there are 6 planeloads of passengers, counting 19 Americans amongst them, that the Talis are preventing from flying out of country. Not at Kabul; some other shithole Afghan airport.

The hostage crisis has arrived. And will arrive again.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:23 PM (F0YaR)

361 It worries me that Biden says things like "I will get in trouble" if I answer more questions. Or, "they" don't want me to answer....

He doesn't say these things with a smile.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:24 PM (HCeRP)

362 Wait, you mean they haven't been given their EBT cards and rent subsidies yet?
Posted by: nerdygirl

Give our Fed betters a few more weeks. They're working on it.

Posted by: Tonypete at September 05, 2021 10:24 PM (mD/uy)

363 Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (hP4QN)

Focus on the lack of mean presidential tweets...

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 10:24 PM (hOUT3)

364 >New Vertiform City > New Threadjack City
Posted by: SFGoth at September 05, 2021 10:08 PM (KAi1n)

/me points
"Neeerrrrrrddddssssssssss!"

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at September 05, 2021 10:24 PM (DXFDM)

365 All of DC is competing factions battling for power and grift, and the only thing they could agree on was working together to get Trump out because he was endangering the grift.

How does the Bedouin saying go? "I, against my brothers. I and my brothers against my cousins. I my brothers and my cousins against the stranger."

For the rest, there is the clear explanation known for thousands of years in the Book of Proverbs in Scriptures.

Posted by: Reuben Hick at September 05, 2021 10:24 PM (+LCoQ)

366 Some asshole refugee living on our dime at FT Bliss posted a picture of the meal he was given. He is not happy about the food. Whiny ass no goods living off our hard earned money. The next meal won't be for hours, wahhhhhhhh.

This is what happens when you give backwards savages the latest technology.

And food !

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (arJlL)

367 Thanks, Doof! I saw them in 90 or so, in Worcester, from the nosebleed seats. Brought in a whole Marlboro pack of perfectly rolled doobies. Even put filters on 'em, because security checked your packs. Lit them all, and never saw them return!

Go figure, it was the Roll the Bones tour. Heh.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (OssQ4)

368 I spent the day packing up my mom's 50 year collection of elephant figurines. Lot of Lenox and Waterford so I had to take my time.

Preemptive call for a pachyderm pun.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (2DOZq)

369 Well said. Several Rush haters here at the HQ. But lots of fans too.
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (mZUr4)

Don't hate them; just basically indifferent. Living in Canada, with "Canadian Content" rules on radio, they tended to get overplayed.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (6moG+)

370 Focus on the lack of mean presidential tweets...
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 10:24 PM (hOUT3)

Lie back, and think of no mean tweets.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (csEWM)

371 The hostage crisis has arrived. And will arrive again.
Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:23 PM (F0YaR)


Wherever there is even the slightest chance for grift, you will find politicians mucking about!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (hOUT3)

372 I spent the day packing up my mom's 50 year collection of elephant figurines. Lot of Lenox and Waterford so I had to take my time.

Preemptive call for a pachyderm pun.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (2DOZq)

Please tell me you put them in a trunk.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (6moG+)

373 368 I spent the day packing up my mom's 50 year collection of elephant figurines. Lot of Lenox and Waterford so I had to take my time.

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African or Indian?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (VxC1e)

374 336
Yes. Everyone has a great zucchini recipe. Nonetheless, it gets too overwhelming at some point. Latest? Stuffed zucchini with burger and rice. Good for, like, one time.

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (MViHT)

375 Preemptive call for a pachyderm pun.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (2DOZq)

------------

Experts recommend using styrofoam peanuts to safely pachyderm.

*curtsies smartly*

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (VxC1e)

376 it wasn't at the hospital)
Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:19 PM (r1z5A)

++++++

Thanks for the clarification.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (HCeRP)

377 African or Indian?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (VxC1e)

What is Dumbo?

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (2DOZq)

378 -
This is what happens when you give backwards savages the latest technology.
And food !
Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM -
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This is about us, isn't it?

Posted by: Every City on Earth at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (BB7pQ)

379 African or Indian?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (VxC1e)

What is Dumbo?
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (2DOZq)

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The guy pretending to be president?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:29 PM (VxC1e)

380 Back in my diamond growing days, it was reputed that the Mongols used to take a sheep carcass (or fleece, maybe) and drag it in the river. Diamonds, being hydrocarbon-based, clung to the fat of the carcass/fleece, allowing for easy collection. I have no idea if it's true, but it's a hell of a story.
Posted by: pep at September 05, 2021 09:59 PM (ZsR3z)


If you make it Anatolia, where the locals were doing a kind of placer mining in the Pactolus using sheep fleeces to capture gold dust, yes you are spot on.

It has been suggested by classics scholars that this was the basis for Jason's golden fleece.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:29 PM (HG00O)

381 African or Indian?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43)


Doesn't matter, it's a matter of weight ratios.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:29 PM (r1z5A)

382 Well said. Several Rush haters here at the HQ. But lots of fans too.
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (mZUr4)

Don't hate them; just basically indifferent. Living in Canada, with "Canadian Content" rules on radio, they tended to get overplayed.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (6moG+)

I recently discovered the band Big Wreck. They're from somewhere up there in Canada. Been around a while. You familiar with them?

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:29 PM (mZUr4)

383 I spent the day packing up my mom's 50 year collection of elephant figurines. Lot of Lenox and Waterford so I had to take my time.
Preemptive call for a pachyderm pun.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (2DOZq)


Howdah you do that?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar ~ Lay back and think of the sweet graft! ~ at September 05, 2021 10:30 PM (hOUT3)

384 Yes. Everyone has a great zucchini recipe. Nonetheless, it gets too overwhelming at some point. Latest? Stuffed zucchini with burger and rice. Good for, like, one time.
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:28 PM (MViHT)

My mother used to do that with a large white squash called a "vegetable marrow". It was yummy.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:30 PM (6moG+)

385 368 I spent the day packing up my mom's 50 year collection of elephant figurines. Lot of Lenox and Waterford so I had to take my time.

Preemptive call for a pachyderm pun.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (2DOZq)

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My mom is moving, and she and a friend have been packing up her milk glass collection. Easily 500 pieces, and probably more.

Are you packing them in a trunk?

Posted by: No One of Consequence at September 05, 2021 10:31 PM (CAJOC)

386 Admittedly I didn't know until recently that they can make real diamonds in a lab. It's labor intensive so only about 10% less expensive.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:31 PM (2DOZq)

387 Thanks, Doof! I saw them in 90 or so, in Worcester, from the nosebleed seats. Brought in a whole Marlboro pack of perfectly rolled doobies. Even put filters on 'em, because security checked your packs. Lit them all, and never saw them return!

Go figure, it was the Roll the Bones tour. Heh.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:25 PM (OssQ4)

Cool story!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:31 PM (mZUr4)

388 ..African or Indian? Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (VxC1e)

Watch for the one with the George Jefferson strut.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:31 PM (QzJWU)

389 373 368 I spent the day packing up my mom's 50 year collection of elephant figurines. Lot of Lenox and Waterford so I had to take my time.

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African or Indian?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:26 PM (VxC1e)

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Laden or unladen?

Posted by: No One of Consequence at September 05, 2021 10:32 PM (CAJOC)

390 Aubergine, aubergine,
veg with purple skin;
ponces say you taste like peen,
But others say it's arse.

Posted by: banana Dream at September 05, 2021 10:32 PM (l6b3d)

391 341
Exactly. Works every dawn time....

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:32 PM (MViHT)

392 plunder produces wealth
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion (oEn12) at September 05, 2021 10:03 PM (oEn12)


That is better said, "redistributes wealth". Another term that could be used is "externalizing costs" as in when you externalize costs, someone else pays for it and you get full value of whatever it is!

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:32 PM (HG00O)

393 386 Admittedly I didn't know until recently that they can make real diamonds in a lab. It's labor intensive so only about 10% less expensive.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:31 PM (2DOZq)

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It takes lots of energy too. Windmills aren't going to supply it.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:33 PM (VxC1e)

394 Afghani refugee stabs female gardener who was working in a park in Berlin. Reason was women shouldn't be working.

Coming soon to America.

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 10:33 PM (PisyI)

395 AoP, I think even in the States, 10 Rush songs got overplayed, and the rest got never played.

Biggest irony was Spirit of the Radio becoming a radio hit, which ragged on radio itself. SMH.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:33 PM (OssQ4)

396 292 ...WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'?
...
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT)


Open a booth at the local womyn's collective organic farming market?

Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:34 PM (8C7+r)

397 You can use zucchini to make a dish similar to eggplant parmesan.

Posted by: nerdygirl at September 05, 2021 10:34 PM (+lVUW)

398 394 Afghani refugee stabs female gardener who was working in a park in Berlin. Reason was women shouldn't be working.

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He makes a convincing argument.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at September 05, 2021 10:34 PM (VxC1e)

399 Yes, but that doesn't cause it to exist in the first place is all I'm saying.
Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 10:05 PM (kOpft)


that is the role of the entrepreneur. Identifying both a need and a market

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:35 PM (HG00O)

400

The poet, the physician, The farmer, the scientist,
The magician and the other so-called Gods of our legends.
Though Gods they were

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 10:35 PM (63Dwl)

401 ..396 292 ...WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'? .. Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT) ~ Open a booth at the local womyn's collective organic orgasmic farming market? Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:34 PM (8C7+r)


/minor edit

Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:36 PM (QzJWU)

402 Coming soon to America.
Posted by: four seasons

Eddie Murphy's version was better.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 10:36 PM (arJlL)

403 Admittedly I didn't know until recently that they can make real diamonds in a lab. It's labor intensive so only about 10% less expensive.
Posted by: Just a side note


GE has been doing it for decades. They make industrial diamonds in a factory. An engineer friend of mine used to work there. GE may have sold the process to someone else at this point, as the GE Superabrasives factory has closed.
10% less expensive? No, a lot cheaper than that. Any industrial saw or drill bit that has a diamond edge was made from industrial synthetic diamonds. These are not gemstone quality. They are hard, not beautiful.
Just for fun, they would sometimes take low quality "gemstone" grades and process them, to make them higher quality, higher value and more flawless.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative.....nic at night at September 05, 2021 10:36 PM (tjZg/)

404 Pic: I have at least 4 of those lures.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc at September 05, 2021 10:37 PM (bPH26)

405 You can use zucchini to make a dish similar to eggplant parmesan.
Posted by: nerdygirl


Which I enjoy, although I suspect the zuc is just a place for the eggs and cheese to cling to.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:37 PM (r1z5A)

406 I recently discovered the band Big Wreck. They're from somewhere up there in Canada. Been around a while. You familiar with them?
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:29 PM (mZUr4)

Listened to one song. Sorta like U2, which is not good.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:38 PM (6moG+)

407 Afghani refugee stabs female gardener who was working in a park in Berlin. Reason was women shouldn't be working.

Coming soon to America.
Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 10:33 PM (PisyI)


Holy hell. Just found an article about the attack, and it said here are one million "asylum seekers" in Europe. FIFTY-NINE percent of them are in Germany.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:39 PM (hP4QN)

408 Afghani refugee stabs female gardener who was working in a park in Berlin. Reason was women shouldn't be working

++++++++

So, American men will have to accompany their women everywhere for safety. Only when the elites feel the pain of their policies will this stop.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:39 PM (HCeRP)

409 Explain Bitcoin mining.

Someone mined the materials and built those graphics cards. Someone built the power plant that supplies the electricity (and likely harvested whatever fuels it). Someone spent the time and intellectual effort to do the math that makes bitcoin possible.
...

Dittos with educators, insurers, physicians, etc. They all play a role in helping the laborer work smarter, healthier and able to take calculated risks - all working in tandem to generate more wealth.

I'm not sure what you're arguing here. Those are examples of other people whose labor was involved in producing the something. I don't think anyone here is suggesting value comes exclusively from labor, just that the end product thing wouldn't exist without time and effort among the inputs.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 10:39 PM (kOpft)

410 AoP, I think even in the States, 10 Rush songs got overplayed, and the rest got never played.

Biggest irony was Spirit of the Radio becoming a radio hit, which ragged on radio itself. SMH.
Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:33 PM (OssQ4)

Agree!

Here are 2 of my favorite Rush songs that hardly anyone knows.

Available Light - https://youtu.be/cKHp2tgYYxc

Prime Mover - https://youtu.be/kHUfEyakl7E

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:39 PM (mZUr4)

411 401 ..396 292 ...WTF do you do with it, when you have a couple dozen 2ft long 'things'? .. Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:06 PM (MViHT) ~ Open a booth at the local womyn's collective organic orgasmic farming market? Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:34 PM (8C7+r)
/minor edit

Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim at September 05, 2021 10:36 PM (QzJWU)


I meant to work in "intersectional", but was unsure if that was supposed to be edgewise or lengthwise.

Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (8C7+r)

412 "Yes. Everyone has a great zucchini recipe. Nonetheless, it gets too overwhelming at some point. Latest? Stuffed zucchini with burger and rice. Good for, like, one time. Posted by: COMountainMarie"


It is because people need a way to get rid of them without throwing them out. Most of those recipes are better without the zucchini part.

Posted by: Ripley at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (PTDkx)

413 Holy hell. Just found an article about the attack, and it said here are one million "asylum seekers" in Europe. FIFTY-NINE percent of them are in Germany.
Posted by: Jordan61

The Fourth Reich should be interesting.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (r1z5A)

414 The only silver lining to Biden's (and possibly Harris's) presidency is that when the next election rolls around and some of my relatives start the "This Republican candidate is the WORST" comments, I can stop them cold. All I have to do is say, "Remember how you were SO against Trump that you voted for the worst Democratic ticket EVER? Maybe you should sit this one out."

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (/+bwe)

415 plunder produces wealth
Posted by: vmom stabby


it is more of a redistributin thing

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (K3ZCc)

416 I recently discovered the band Big Wreck. They're from somewhere up there in Canada. Been around a while. You familiar with them?
Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:29 PM (mZUr4)

Listened to one song. Sorta like U2, which is not good.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:38 PM (6moG+)

Okee dokee then!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (mZUr4)

417 Jordan, we'll have a million of them soon. Whatever number our lying government tells us, multiply by 2, maybe more.

Leeches

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 10:41 PM (PisyI)

418 You can use zucchini to make a dish similar to eggplant parmesan.
Posted by: nerdygirl


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You can also use veal.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 10:41 PM (kTF2Z)

419 RE artificial diamonds...look up an artificial gemstone called moissanite. We make it where I work.

Its processed scrap material from our real work, making silicon carbide wafers. It was first used to finance the R&D work on SiC wafers.

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde at September 05, 2021 10:41 PM (CcOog)

420 Pic: I have at least 4 of those lures.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc at September 05, 2021 10:37 PM (bPH26)

They are primarily for bass fishing, right? I found my old salt-water tackle box the other day, full of things like dodgers, and Tom Mack spoons, and Lucky Louie plugs.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 10:42 PM (6moG+)

421 391 I hate autocorrect...
And it'll probably autocorrect this.. damn you, stupid autocorrect!

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:43 PM (MViHT)

422 407 Holy hell. Just found an article about the attack, and it said here are one million "asylum seekers" in Europe. FIFTY-NINE percent of them are in Germany.
Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:39 PM (hP4QN)


If Ze Germans weren't okay with it they wouldn't keep voting for Merkel's corrupt Fourth Reich. They get the government they deserve.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 10:43 PM (UewuT)

423

Autocucumber is a tool of Santa...

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 10:43 PM (8/lWk)

424 412
Exactly.

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:44 PM (MViHT)

425 >>> Admittedly I didn't know until recently that they can make real diamonds in a lab. It's labor intensive so only about 10% less expensive.
Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 10:31 PM (2DOZq)


The cost difference for common quality diamonds is closer to 30%. And even that is arbitrary. Supply could increase and the price would plummet.

Posted by: banana Dream at September 05, 2021 10:44 PM (l6b3d)

426 Evening. After a day of shooting, I feel relaxed and happy. The aroma of Hoppes is just as intoxicating as the bourbon. Back to cleaning. Cheers!

Posted by: Jak Sucio at September 05, 2021 10:44 PM (jvt6t)

427 Howie Carr covers the many verbatim quotes of ShitForBrains this past week... sheesh. Retard cannot read a teleprompter.

https://tinyurl.com/sduvu2ff

Iirc, they called Reagan The Great Communicator.

Biden's epitaph? The Grape Confusilator.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:45 PM (F0YaR)

428 If Ze Germans weren't okay with it they wouldn't keep voting for Merkel's corrupt Fourth Reich. They get the government they deserve.
Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 10:43 PM (UewuT)


I suspect they get the government the government chooses. They have mail -in ballots too.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:45 PM (HG00O)

429 FIFTY-NINE percent of them are in Germany.
Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 10:39 PM (hP4QN)

++++++

Chatting with a retired American couple while standing in line at White Castle in Orlando. They recently made a return visit to Germany. They found it ugly and no longer the beautiful country they remembered.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:45 PM (HCeRP)

430 Here are 2 of my favorite Rush songs that hardly anyone knows.

Available Light - https://youtu.be/cKHp2tgYYxc

Prime Mover - https://youtu.be/kHUfEyakl7E
Posted by: Doof



https://youtu.be/56qyILcZZuY

https://youtu.be/VCDn9sORSA0

I'm an 80s kid. (shrugs)

Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 10:46 PM (QFVV9)

431 Biden's epitaph? The Grape Confusilator.
Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:45 PM (F0YaR)


confabulator.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:46 PM (HG00O)

432 plunder produces wealth
Posted by: vmom stabby

it is more of a redistributin thing
Posted by: confederatefifth

It attacks!

Posted by: Chief Justice John Dread Roberts at September 05, 2021 10:46 PM (KAi1n)

433 Also, it's not quite as simple as "Value is independent of labor." For example, My uncle built himself a house (because he was retired and bored and had a couple of sons in the area to help). If you walked up and offered him a million bucks right after he finished, I expect he'd have turned away the offer.

Value is ultimately negotiated between any pair of parties. And opportunity cost is still a thing, for example I might turn down a $10 an hour job because having free time is worth more to me (certainly my uncle would, which is kind of the meaning of retired) than the money you're offering.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 10:46 PM (kOpft)

434
Admittedly I didn't know until recently that they can make real diamonds in a lab.

Impossible diamonds similar to impossible meat.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 10:46 PM (63Dwl)

435 I saw Obscure and Perplexing open for Uriah Heep at Madison Square Garden back in '72.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:47 PM (oL4gB)

436 They found it ugly and no longer the beautiful country they remembered.
Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:45 PM (HCeRP)


the wall came down and it all turned into East Germany.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:47 PM (HG00O)

437 Autocucumber is a tool of Santa...
Posted by: Zettai


I love this place.

Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:48 PM (r1z5A)

438 353 Here you go, mindful webworker:
https://is.gd/gzMfMa
Posted by: Jordan61


Thanks. That worked. Wonder what the problem was earlier. (On a different network, on my cell, might've had something to do with it.)

Posted by: mindful webworker - technically squeaking at September 05, 2021 10:48 PM (j+h+K)

439 You can use zucchini to make a dish similar to eggplant parmesan.
Posted by: nerdygirl


I prefer using explosives.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 05, 2021 10:49 PM (F0YaR)

440 On the subject of retarded political slogans, I am completely over old ass boomers constantly droning on about "the next election is the most important election ever, it will decide the future!" Been hearing this line my whole life from cable TV enthusiasts and it's all bullshit...come back to me when y'all have an actual statement of intent and platform, not just some Voot Hardurr nonsense.

Mind, I'm not saying that non-participation is a virtue...but...there's a reason I swung hard for third parties from 2010 to 2014.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 10:49 PM (UewuT)

441 the wall came down and it all turned into East Germany.
Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 10:47 PM (HG00O)

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They unified Germany and the ones who knew how to use government to get what they wanted took over.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 10:50 PM (kTF2Z)

442 426
Yes, sir. Same. A wonderful day with my pop guns here.
Now. Cleaning out the caps...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 10:50 PM (MViHT)

443 417 Jordan, we'll have a million of them soon. Whatever number our lying government tells us, multiply by 2, maybe more.

Leeches
Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 10:41 PM (PisyI)


I was at a big flea market in NE OH Mennonite country yesterday. I never thought I'd ever see BMOs near where I live, let alone in a community like that.

Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:51 PM (8C7+r)

444 I'm thinking some of Biden's speech problems are aphasia, and could well be due to one or more small strokes.

Dropping syllables, slurring words. Check and check.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 10:54 PM (HCeRP)

445 I was at a big flea market in NE OH Mennonite country yesterday. I never thought I'd ever see BMOs near where I live, let alone in a community like that.
Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:51 PM (8C7+r)

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What's BMO?

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 10:54 PM (kTF2Z)

446 > I'm not sure why we're arguing such an obviously true statement as 'wealth is produced by labor.'

Consider going out and digging a huge hole in your back yard, then filling it back in, over and over again, working like a dog 14 hours a day in the hot sun, for weeks on end.

Amount of labor expended: massive.
Amount of wealth produced: zero.

In general, wealth is created by REDUCING the amount of labor needed to produce a commodity, not increasing it.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:55 PM (oL4gB)

447 https://youtu.be/56qyILcZZuY

https://youtu.be/VCDn9sORSA0

I'm an 80s kid. (shrugs)
Posted by: Puddleglum at September 05, 2021 10:46 PM (QFVV9)

A couple of damn fine songs. 2nd one was very unexpected. Respect!

Posted by: Doof at September 05, 2021 10:55 PM (mZUr4)

448 I was at a big flea market in NE OH Mennonite country yesterday. I never thought I'd ever see BMOs near where I live, let alone in a community like that.
Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at September 05, 2021 10:51 PM (8C7+r)

BMO doesn't mean "Bank of Montreal" in this case, does it?

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 10:55 PM (/+bwe)

449 I went to the Ramona rodeo tonight and it did my soul good. All wholesome people who stood and sang with hand over heart the national anthem and god bless America. Fuck Biden flags flying. Trump hats. Impeach Newsom t shirts. Families consisting of men and women and kids and not some other combination.
Ahhh. Happy tonight.

Posted by: keena at September 05, 2021 10:56 PM (RiTnx)

450 Iron Mike,

We'll be seeing them everywhere now. Government plan is to put most of them in small towns, mainly red areas, so they'll vote demoncrat.

Someone I know said, "but they can't vote here". I almost fell off my chair laughing.


Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 10:56 PM (PisyI)

451 354 {{{Ladyl}}} How are you doing!?
Posted by: Some Rat at September 05, 2021 10:21 PM (r1z5A)


I'm doing great, dahlin.

Leaving for Maine on Friday with my guy.

Posted by: Ladyl at September 05, 2021 10:56 PM (TdMsT)

452 AoP, I think even in the States, 10 Rush songs got overplayed, and the rest got never played.

Biggest irony was Spirit of the Radio becoming a radio hit, which ragged on radio itself. SMH.
Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at September 05, 2021 10:33 PM (OssQ4)

That being said, Tom Sawyer reminds me of my dad. He gets right on to the friction of the day.

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 05, 2021 10:56 PM (WF/xn)

453 > Impossible diamonds similar to impossible meat.

No, they're 100% genuine diamonds.

The only real way to tell them apart (other than the fact that >SO FAR

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:57 PM (oL4gB)

454 Stopover on Sabena (?) from Angola to Brussels, Kinshasa. A kind of normal-to-mousey looking dude gets on, with 2 Dolph Lungren lookalikes (Aryan blonde statues), with Uzis slung over their shoulders. He kibbitzes with the chief purser, a woman, for a little while. She then comes back and right in front of me puts a few little brown paper lunch sacks with handwritten notes stapled to them in the lock-up portion of the duty-free cart.

So of course I ask her about it. She was great, very friendly and world-weary-funny. "Diamonds. About half a million dollars' worth. In Brussels a rep will come on board before we deplane and get them." (from memory, essentials are accurate)

Then after that bit of intrigue, a guy comes on board and sprays something out of a big hand-pump sprayer (old school, not a tank sprayer, the big long ones). All over everyone. Some kinda bug spray. Africa.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at September 05, 2021 10:58 PM (OTzUX)

455
If Ze Germans weren't okay with it they wouldn't keep voting for Merkel's corrupt Fourth Reich. They get the government they deserve.
Posted by: CppThis

Have a cousin who married a German and they live in a very rural area in Germany. Not many "asylum seekers " in their area. Germany has rednecks too.

Posted by: Sock Monkey * unedited version at September 05, 2021 10:58 PM (aNN4E)

456 The Afghan who stabbed the 58-year-old female landscape gardener in the neck in Berlin also stabbed a 66--year-old man in the neck when he came to her aid.

Both victims are recovering in the hospital.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 10:58 PM (mNhhD)

457 > Biggest irony was Spirit of the Radio becoming a radio hit, which ragged on radio itself. SMH.

Elvis Costello's Radio, Radio also got a fair amount of airplay.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:59 PM (oL4gB)

458 So did Gruesome notice any uptick after Cackles' humming endorsement?

Posted by: Anna Puma at September 05, 2021 11:00 PM (3798x)

459 I went to the Ramona rodeo tonight and it did my soul good. All wholesome people who stood and sang with hand over heart the national anthem and god bless America. Fuck Biden flags flying. Trump hats. Impeach Newsom t shirts. Families consisting of men and women and kids and not some other combination.
Ahhh. Happy tonight.
Posted by: keena at September 05, 2021 10:56 PM (RiTnx)


Do you live in Ramona? I had some friends who lived there. Haven't been in touch with them for a long time, though.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 11:00 PM (hP4QN)

460 Just to put keena's comment in perspective - Ramona is San Diego County - the American part, some wags will say.

But it's a pattern. Exact distance varies, but from 10 to 20 miles off the coast in CA, save in SmellA and the Gay Area, the culture/politix/society morphs kind of suddenly into America, and remains unchanged as you head east thousands of miles (urban areas, college towns excepted of course).

And I didn't know Ramona had a rodeo. Guy I play hockey with probably knows all about it, he used to be involved in rodeo.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at September 05, 2021 11:01 PM (OTzUX)

461 > The only real way to tell them apart (other than the fact that >SO FAR

Blog ate the last part of that.

SO FAR all the companies making them are adding microengraving to them, and are refraining from adding impurities to keep them from being suspiciously perfect.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 11:01 PM (oL4gB)

462 the thing is is, most Americans have had enough of the refugees and the afghanis are not going to get the same free intro to the U.S. that most have.

there might be bunches getting the RTS that others should have.

by the way, who the fuck gets American citizenship but then goes back to some shithol to visit?

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:02 PM (K3ZCc)

463 I think I saw a headline about some women telling gruesome he looks like a used car salesman, lol.

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:02 PM (PisyI)

464 More like 3 Rush songs. Tom Sawyer, Spirit of Radio and Limelight. I cringe when I hear those. But I was always an yuge Rush fan. Analog Kid resonated with me bigly, being a teenage boy when I first heard it.

"A fawn-eyed girl with sun-browned legs dances on the edge of his dreams"

Neil Peart was an excellent lyricist. Pretty good drummer too, as it turns out.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at September 05, 2021 11:02 PM (4l77G)

465 "Both victims are recovering in the hospital."

So they're in the Krankhaus. Etymology is such a fun thing.

Posted by: SFGoth (KAi1n) at September 05, 2021 11:02 PM (KAi1n)

466 @Jordan. No we live in SD but it's an easy drive to Ramona. But HOT today.

Posted by: keena at September 05, 2021 11:03 PM (RiTnx)

467 Ladyl. Good for you. Sometimes being with that guy in your life is just the best. Glad you found him. My best to you!

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:03 PM (MViHT)

468 C5, Bingo!! Questions with no good answers.

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:03 PM (PisyI)

469 Well he IS a used car salesman, selling the 1959 Cuban Revolution which needs a new top, a new transmission, and the engine leaks like a sieve.

Posted by: Anna Puma at September 05, 2021 11:03 PM (3798x)

470 Hm. My comments are being sucked into the cyber void again.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc at September 05, 2021 11:04 PM (bk3Sg)

471 When I flew out of Nairobi everyone on the plane got the pump bug sprayer treatment. I wasn't expecting that at all. Then the guy next to me lit up a smelly cigar and proceeded to smoke one after the other all the way to London.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:04 PM (mNhhD)

472 there is another south dakota hq deNizen?

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:04 PM (K3ZCc)

473 Doof, I love "Prime Mover." I saw Rush at The Joe (aka Joe Louis Arena) back when laser light shows were a thing. They were promoting "A Show of Hands" IIRC. My older cousins teased me about listening to "their" music, since they had seen RUSH in the '70s and had almost all their albums.

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 11:04 PM (/+bwe)

474 460 But it's a pattern. Exact distance varies, but from 10 to 20 miles off the coast in CA, save in SmellA and the Gay Area, the culture/politix/society morphs kind of suddenly into America, and remains unchanged as you head east thousands of miles (urban areas, college towns excepted of course).
Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at September 05, 2021 11:01 PM (OTzUX)/i]

Go 15 miles outside Chicago or Minneapolis and you start seeing homemade "abortion sucks" roadside posters that the farmers put up in their fields. The next revolt will be more French Revolution (cities vs. surroundings) than Civil War (contiguous geographic regions), though I don't expect it to end the same way since cities no longer control manufacturing.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 11:05 PM (UewuT)

475 Amount of labor expended: massive.
Amount of wealth produced: zero.
In general, wealth is created by REDUCING the amount of labor needed to produce a commodity, not increasing it.
Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:55 PM (oL4gB)


the more work and prep you put into something the greater the result is. A lot of Austrians like talking about Robinson Crusoe, so he could bail water with his hands when he was thirsty, which is low-prep, high time preference and low efficiency, and would be a slow way to get water to his hut for washing or cooking. He could get half a cocoanut shell, he could build a bucket, he could arrange a dam and a diversion, he could build an aquaduct, or he could do all the things to make plumbing. If he had neighbors he could start a waterworks and have his neighbors pay him lots for running it.

All of these takes greater labor to create greater value in the end. That is the creation of wealth, not the labor itself, but the intentional labor to fill a need efficiently, with a greater return than the input

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 11:05 PM (HG00O)

476 Well he IS a used car salesman, selling the 1959 Cuban Revolution which needs a new top, a new transmission, and the engine leaks like a sieve.
Posted by: Anna Puma
-----

Pretty sure I hear a rod knocking...and there's oil leaking from the differential cover.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc at September 05, 2021 11:06 PM (bk3Sg)

477 Great thar a 66-year old man vame to.the aid of the female syanbing victim.

Takes guts to face a knife

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 11:06 PM (HCeRP)

478 I'm not a diamond expert, but my limited understanding is that the pretty ones need the little defects to bounce light around in a visually pleasing way.

Posted by: CppThis at September 05, 2021 11:07 PM (UewuT)

479 Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:55 PM (oL4gB)

You are arguing against either "All labor produces wealth" or "All labor is of equal value" neither of which are logically equivalent to " Wealth was produced by labor."

I don't think anyone here is going to argue against the benefits of efficiency in production, though technically in the long term, it will make your product worth less (as someone else can mimic your efficiency and undercut your price if you haven't already reduced it). Which also means some reduction in the "wealth" you're producing if measured in a currency, though the people buying your products are seeing an improvement in their quality of life.

Still, using less labor doesn't change the fact that it's a required input.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 11:07 PM (kOpft)

480 If the refugees are so repressed, why do they all have cellphones. How were they paying for them. Guess our tax dollars will pay now.

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:07 PM (PisyI)

481 the thing is is kids today do not know how to mount a good raid, they do not understand you start the raid in and then run to the border with slaves and stuff.

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:07 PM (K3ZCc)

482 Cannot type. Say g'nite now.

Posted by: JM in Florida - Behold the Manchurian Candidate at September 05, 2021 11:08 PM (HCeRP)

483 Yeah, I'll bet Ramona was hot. A young guy at the nursery who lives in Ramona claims to grow lettuce year-round, but damn if I can get good results (much closer to the Pacific) outside of November - April. Gonna have to research this, would like to have lettuce year-round.

Yesterday the shootin' match was, of course, east county. Hot as F. Though really nothing compared to humid parts of the country or world.

Guys (gun nutz, therefore dangerous right-wingers, natch) were lamenting San Diego, the last major metropolitan area in the west that was Not Insane*, slipping in that direction.

*The National Surrealist Party, a bunch of comics who lived in Santa Barbara - Firesign Theater guys - used to use "Not Insane" as their political "endorsement". I remember SB County local race brochures and posters with it back when I was there for a bit, long time ago.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at September 05, 2021 11:08 PM (OTzUX)

484
Well he IS a used car salesman, selling the 1959 Cuban Revolution which needs a new top, a new transmission, and the engine leaks like a sieve.
Posted by: Anna Puma
-----

Pretty sure I hear a rod knocking...and there's oil leaking from the differential cover.
Posted by: Mike Hammer


Viva Fidel! Viva La Revolucion!

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at September 05, 2021 11:08 PM (+2sc/)

485 > the more work and prep you put into something the greater the result is.

Not if you're just digging a hole and filling it back in, it doesn't.

A man scything wheat by hand works a HELL of a lot harder than a guy sitting in an air-conditioned combine harvester.

But which one produces the most wealth?

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 11:09 PM (oL4gB)

486 Neal Peart. Arguably one of the best drummers.
Ginger Baker? Buddy Rich? Yeah, Neal is right there.

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:09 PM (MViHT)

487 No we live in SD but it's an easy drive to Ramona. But HOT today.
Posted by: keena at September 05, 2021 11:03 PM (RiTnx)


We lived in SD from the mid-90s to the mid-aughts. Hubs was there last week and said things have changed a lot.

Posted by: Jordan61 at September 05, 2021 11:09 PM (hP4QN)

488 The soldiers at Fort Dix have been ordered not to take any pics or videos of the Afghan refugees staying there, or their accommodations. Nothing to see here, folks.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:10 PM (mNhhD)

489 fuck the refugees

Nada mas

hot babes that have voted hot by American citizens and are of breeding age, and have and want to retain their clits; so there is no suggestin of racial or religious discriminatin.

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:10 PM (K3ZCc)

490 Pappoon for President!

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:11 PM (mNhhD)

491 > Which also means some reduction in the "wealth" you're producing if measured in a currency, though the people buying your products are seeing an improvement in their quality of life.

Wealth is potatoes. Electricity. Clothing.

Not imaginary pieces of green paper written on a bank's hard drive.

Less labor for a given amount of production = more wealth produced.


Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 11:11 PM (oL4gB)

492 481 the thing is is kids today do not know how to mount a good raid, they do not understand you start the raid in and then run to the border with slaves and stuff.
Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:07 PM

They don't know how to figure out which door sticks in the dorm, when the co-ed to nightwatch ratio is the best, and where the prime panties are, either!

Posted by: AvoidingCampFollowersSince1968 at September 05, 2021 11:11 PM (/+bwe)

493 Viva Fidel! Viva La Revolucion!
Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at September 05, 2021 11:08 PM (+2sc/)


Un avestruz en cada barrio!
Newsome es un Singao!

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 11:11 PM (HG00O)

494 They don't know how to figure out which door sticks in the dorm, when the co-ed to nightwatch ratio is the best, and where the prime panties are, either!

Posted by: Avoid



sex is a very good motivator

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:14 PM (K3ZCc)

495 Hottest months of the year in San Diego are Sept/Oct. But often beautiful, cuz dry. Never a bad time of year here, but growing up September was my favorite.

Water warmed up. Tourists gone. College students back = college girls at the beach. School didn't start til mid-month. Hockey was back, so ideal Saturdays (hockey practice in the morning, body surfing at South Mission all afternoon) were in session.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at September 05, 2021 11:14 PM (OTzUX)

496 It's midnight here. Good-night and sweet dreams, Horde!

Posted by: NaughtyPine at September 05, 2021 11:14 PM (/+bwe)

497 well if we do back into A-stan for any reason could be interesting for friend/foe ID since the locals now look like us now

Posted by: will choose a nic later at September 05, 2021 11:16 PM (bTQ72)

498

These refugees are the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human beings I've ever known in my life.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 11:16 PM (63Dwl)

499 No, they're 100% genuine diamonds.
The only real way to tell them apart (other than the fact that >SO FAR

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 10:57 PM (oL4gB)



They were required, at one time, to adjust the manufacturing process such that with an x-ray spectrogragh you could readily identify the manufacturer. I don't know if they still do. Also they have a purer form of a particular isotope of carbon.

Posted by: banana Dream at September 05, 2021 11:17 PM (l6b3d)

500 I saw fragments of snippets of references to whatever story it was about somebody mis-ID'ing US troops, based on their rifles.

It was a US Army general officer?????????

I almost hope it's true. The degradation is beyond description, dark humor at least should be extracted from it.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at September 05, 2021 11:17 PM (OTzUX)

501 4911
This. When people are hungry, it doesn't matter how pretty your coins are. Potatoes. Oh, yeah. Maybe some venison. Maybe some beans from the garden.
You can't eat gold...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:17 PM (MViHT)

502 The top photo looks like my Dad's tackle box.
Thanks, MH

Posted by: Cosda at September 05, 2021 11:19 PM (DG6Vp)

503 > It's labor intensive so only about 10% less expensive.

It's a lot less than that. You can get a synthetic ("lab-grown" seems to be the euphemism) diamond for about $700/carat. A crap natural stone will be more like $2,000, and a natural stone of equivalent quality to the lab-grown one will be more like $15,000.


In ten years Bedazzlers will be coming with real diamond studs.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 11:19 PM (oL4gB)

504 Three Afghan refugees raped and murdered a 13-year-old girl in Austria. Late June or early July.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:20 PM (mNhhD)

505 future here??
Afghan man, 29, repeatedly stabs female gardener in the neck in Berlin park 'because he didn't like the fact she was a working woman'

A 29-year-old Afghan man attacked and severely injured a 58-year-old landscape gardener who was working in a park in Berlin, allegedly because he didn't like that as a woman she was working.

Posted by: will choose a nic later at September 05, 2021 11:20 PM (bTQ72)

506 Wealth is potatoes. Electricity. Clothing.

Not imaginary pieces of green paper written on a bank's hard drive.

Less labor for a given amount of production = more wealth produced.

I just meant to comment on the difficulty in actually measuring wealth. I think most people would default to thinking of it in terms of net worth (which is skewed for the same reasons that GDP is a worthless measure), which was what I was getting at, when quality of life is more what's actually of value.

Posted by: Methos at September 05, 2021 11:22 PM (kOpft)

507 > They were required, at one time, to adjust the manufacturing process such that with an x-ray spectrogragh you could readily identify the manufacturer.

Most of them use microengraving, I think, because that can be seen with standard jeweler's magnifiers (loupes, microscopes, etc.)

While you can tell with x-rays and such, most jewelers don't have that equipment on hand.


Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at September 05, 2021 11:22 PM (oL4gB)

508
Three Afghan refugees raped and murdered a 13-year-old girl in Austria. Late June or early July.
Posted by: JuJuBee


Workin' 9 to 5,
What a way to make a livin'
Barely gettin' by
It's all takin' and no givin'

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 11:24 PM (63Dwl)

509 First question that should be asked of any "refugee". Do you wipe your ass with your hands? Yes? That's a no go for you.

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:24 PM (PisyI)

510 As an aspiring flycasting afficiando, I thank you for tonight's ONT photo, Mis Hum.

Posted by: fly gal at September 05, 2021 11:25 PM (NDetR)

511
First question that should be asked of any "refugee". Do you wipe your ass with your hands? Yes? That's a no go for you.
Posted by: four seasons


At least they won't contribute to the toilet paper shortage.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 11:25 PM (63Dwl)

512 Lol Bertram!

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:26 PM (PisyI)

513 If it hadn't been mentioned before, AtC is getting some love at the Insty site.

Posted by: Beartooth at September 05, 2021 11:26 PM (UVMn8)

514 Saturday, mom's 'ashes' were interred at her church's memorial garden after a nice service. Such a small bundle, ignominiously reverently dumped from a plastic bag. (That wasn't her.) Had a great gathering at her house afterward. Dozens of folks, family and friends, food and beverages and a multitude of old photos. Mom would have loved it.

Today Milady Jo and I drove back down to help (a little) and visit with my sisters who are going through the accumulated belongings of a long, long lifetime. Picked up some Indian food to take home. Good stuff.

Tomorrow, we are, theoretically, getting a new car to replace the poor old battered 2003 Nissan Quest. Things I hate: upgrading cells, upgrading computers, getting new cars. Pre-spyware vehicle, at least.

Then, Tuesday, the county insists I report for jury duty. "Masks required." Haven't worn a mask yet, due to "underlying conditions." Should be interesting.

Wednesday, we'll win the Powerball...

Posted by: mindful webworker - busy week at September 05, 2021 11:27 PM (j+h+K)

515 Well, I think I will get an early one. Lots of stuff to do tomorrow. Night, Horde.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at September 05, 2021 11:27 PM (6moG+)

516 87 Wig and Penis>Afghan Wigs
Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 05, 2021 09:22 PM (WF/xn)

LACE WIGS!

Posted by: Bonnie Blue no longer gives a shit at September 05, 2021 11:28 PM (hlxe7)

517 Bonnie,

I love your nick!

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:29 PM (PisyI)

518 Looks like college kids have a new fad. They're chanting FUCK JOE BIDEN at college football games.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:31 PM (mNhhD)

519 498

IK,R?

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:31 PM (MViHT)

520 138 General Mattis earned his; Milley went to a plastic surgeon.

Posted by: JT at September 05, 2021 09:30 PM



Looking at pics of SecDef Floyd Austin - xhe's got them, too!
Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 09:34 PM (8/lWk)

Must be running low on their adrenochrome.

Posted by: Bonnie Blue no longer gives a shit at September 05, 2021 11:31 PM (hlxe7)

521 I almost hope it's true. The degradation is beyond description, dark humor at least should be extracted from it.
Posted by: rhomboid
------

One word: Corpseman

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc at September 05, 2021 11:31 PM (bk3Sg)

522 Three Afghan refugees raped and murdered a 13-year-old girl in Austria. Late June or early July.
Posted by: JuJuBee


the thing is is even here those fucking afghanis need three guys to do what a westerner does.

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 05, 2021 11:32 PM (K3ZCc)

523 517 Bonnie,

I love your nick!

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:29 PM (PisyI)

Thank you, it has devolved since the election/installation.

Posted by: Bonnie Blue no longer gives a shit at September 05, 2021 11:32 PM (hlxe7)

524 Rodrigo, I think we are talking at cross purposes here. By prep I mean to include the labor that goes into the tools used to do the job as well. Labor involved in producing things can't exclude consideration of the tools and their manufacture and transportation as well.

If you are cutting hay or harvesting wheat the buyer and the wheat don't care how it is done, but the buyer would like the lowest cost possible. Generally to get the lowest price you have to have the highest production for the most efficient use of your time and labor, and that requires better tools which require more set up time to make.

Robinson Crusoe is used like the physicist talking about "spherical cows" since it tries to get rid of all the muddying parts, and he is using only his labor and his resources and using it on himself. In reality it takes thousands to make a combine harvester, and it makes it impossible to figure all the inputs from the time keeper at the smelter to the guy turning bolts

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 11:33 PM (HG00O)

525 Looks like college kids have a new fad. They're chanting FUCK JOE BIDEN at college football games.

One of my nephews sent me this... https://youtu.be/xgYOTC-YCrg

Maybe the youngin's aren't as dumb as we feared?

Posted by: 18-1 at September 05, 2021 11:33 PM (DpkTQ)

526 At the base where the Afghan guy complained about the food, others were bitching that there was "waste" all over the bathroom floors. Hmmm...

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:34 PM (mNhhD)

527

Is this something??


https://is.gd/ballot_mule_investigation

Posted by: Zettai at September 05, 2021 11:35 PM (8/lWk)

528 A cada cual segun su avestruz

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 11:35 PM (HG00O)

529 JuJuBee,

They should go back to the shithole they came from. Ungrateful leeches.

Posted by: four seasons at September 05, 2021 11:36 PM (PisyI)

530 So, I cleaned up all the boric acid, because 1) it wasn't killing the damned things, and 2) it's bad for pets.

Need a pet. Actually wrote out a check for the pet fee (not the poet fee, that's just too much damned money for those damned rhymes).

I am chained to cats.

Posted by: BeckoningChasm at September 05, 2021 11:36 PM (OU+8W)

531 514
Blessings to you.
Damn. Having to deal with all of that...
I sure hope the powerball works out for you..

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:37 PM (MViHT)

532 Wait, you can plan to win the powerball? I've been doing it wrong.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 11:37 PM (kTF2Z)

533 This. When people are hungry, it doesn't matter how pretty your coins are. Potatoes. Oh, yeah. Maybe some venison. Maybe some beans from the garden.
You can't eat gold...
Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:17 PM (MViHT)

*tugs collar*

Posted by: Goldschlager at September 05, 2021 11:38 PM (4I/2K)

534 488 The soldiers at Fort Dix have been ordered not to take any pics or videos of the Afghan refugees staying there, or their accommodations. Nothing to see here, folks.
Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:10 PM (mNhhD)

Can't have people knowing that we imported a bunch of middle aged cowards who prefer to hump goats but will settle for the assholes of the 9 year old girl "brides" they brought with them.

Posted by: tcn in AK, Hail to the Thief at September 05, 2021 11:39 PM (SDdx5)

535 Thought I had the winning Power Ball ticket for Monday.

Posted by: Anna Puma at September 05, 2021 11:39 PM (3798x)

536 You guys have to take up the 10% less expensive with the TV series How's It Made. Maybe the manufacturing subsequently got more efficient.

Posted by: Just a side note at September 05, 2021 11:39 PM (2DOZq)

537 Note to the powers that be: We rednecks value our wives and daughters. Refugees who seek to harm them will disappear.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 11:40 PM (kTF2Z)

538
Looks like college kids have a new fad. They're chanting FUCK JOE BIDEN at college football games.

It' like old times.

Hey, Hey L B J
How many kids did you kill today

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 11:40 PM (63Dwl)

539 532 Wait, you can plan to win the powerball? I've been doing it wrong.
Posted by: Duke Lowell


Not exactly "planning..."

*hides the bootlegged copy of the keys to Ace's time machine that he totally doesn't have*

$385 million next draw. That's a bit too much. We'll be giving away big bags of money for months!

Posted by: mindful webworker - ooo what a lucky man he was at September 05, 2021 11:40 PM (j+h+K)

540 I remember a story about Milton Friedman on a trip to China, some party apparatchik was bragging about how many jobs they were creating by digging a new canal with only hand labor, no heavy machinery. So Friedman asked "well if jobs is the goal, why not have them do all the digging with teaspoons?"

Posted by: Tom Servo at September 05, 2021 11:41 PM (q3gwH)

541 526 At the base where the Afghan guy complained about the food, others were bitching that there was "waste" all over the bathroom floors. Hmmm...
Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:34 PM (mNhhD)

Apparently their aim could be better. Go figure.

Posted by: tcn in AK, Hail to the Thief at September 05, 2021 11:41 PM (SDdx5)

542 412 "Yes. Everyone has a great zucchini recipe. Nonetheless, it gets too overwhelming at some point. Latest? Stuffed zucchini with burger and rice. Good for, like, one time. Posted by: COMountainMarie"

It is because people need a way to get rid of them without throwing them out. Most of those recipes are better without the zucchini part.
Posted by: Ripley at September 05, 2021 10:40 PM (PTDkx)

This one is good, although I don't make it anymore because I eat Keto.

Italian Zucchini Crescent Pie
(It's on the Pillsbury website - link won't post here.

Posted by: Bonnie Blue no longer gives a shit at September 05, 2021 11:41 PM (hlxe7)

543
Italian Zucchini Crescent Pie
(It's on the Pillsbury website - link won't post here.
Posted by: Bonnie Blue no longer gives a shit


https://tinyurl.com/y7u9wv6a

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at September 05, 2021 11:43 PM (63Dwl)

544 Hi there!

Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?

Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (U2p+3)

545 -Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?\


about 542

Posted by: will choose a nic later at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (bTQ72)

546 530 BC

I would recommend a weiner dog, if you'd be inclined to have a dog. Great little critters, and easy to deal with. Of course, maybe you would like a kitty...get yourself a little love.
You won't regret it....

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:45 PM (MViHT)

547 $385 million next draw. That's a bit too much. We'll be giving away big bags of money for months!
Posted by: mindful webworker

B-A-G-S Bags for Miklos kid
Bags for Miklos
Bags for Miklos

Posted by: S-O-C-S Socks for kids, Socks for Kids at September 05, 2021 11:45 PM (QzkSJ)

548 tcn, I think it was worse than pee!

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 05, 2021 11:45 PM (mNhhD)

549 Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?
Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (U2p+3)

Afghans raping kids and shitting on the floor.

Posted by: tcn in AK, Hail to the Thief at September 05, 2021 11:45 PM (SDdx5)

550 Power Ball - $375 million annuity or almost $250 million cash*

*Before taxes.

Posted by: Anna Puma at September 05, 2021 11:46 PM (3798x)

551 Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?
Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (U2p+3)

Afghans raping kids and shitting on the floor.

Posted by: tcn

And cucumbers. Two-handed cucumbers.

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at September 05, 2021 11:46 PM (BvRDy)

552 Bags-for-Miklos

Dammit. I didn't understand how I should donate my giant bags of money. Thank you.

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 05, 2021 11:48 PM (MViHT)

553 Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?
Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (U2p+3)


Not much.

It's cold down there. Deep, too.

Posted by: Mandatory Miklos at September 05, 2021 11:49 PM (QzkSJ)

554 Well then.
Think I'll call it a night and figure out what I will do with my lottery winnings.

Smooches!

Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:49 PM (U2p+3)

555 Dammit. I didn't understand how I should donate my giant bags of money. Thank you.
Posted by: COMountainMarie

At your service.

Posted by: Miklos, looking aroung for his clean monocle and Formal Fez at September 05, 2021 11:51 PM (QzkSJ)

556 549 Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?
Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (U2p+3)

Afghans raping kids and shitting on the floor.
Posted by: tcn in AK, Hail to the Thief at September 05, 2021 11:45 PM (SDdx5)

So, a day ending in Y, for the last 2 thousand years.

Posted by: Romeo13 at September 05, 2021 11:54 PM (oHd/0)

557 The Situation is Self-Clarifying.

Posted by: Prof. Dr. Miklos, from his Ivory tower (actually ecru) at September 05, 2021 11:55 PM (QzkSJ)

558 So, a day ending in Y, for the last 2 thousand years.
Posted by: Romeo13

*donates a coupla zeros*

Posted by: Historically and culturally minded Prof. Dr. Miklos, from his Ivory tower (actually ecru) at September 05, 2021 11:56 PM (QzkSJ)

559 For those of you about to win the lottery, I'd just like to point out a very worthy charity. The Lowell Institute For The Rescue Of Cute Puppies and Kittens.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 05, 2021 11:56 PM (kTF2Z)

560 Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?
Posted by: nurse ratched at September 05, 2021 11:44 PM (U2p+3)


We had an argument about the Labor Theory of Value.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 05, 2021 11:59 PM (HG00O)

561 The Lowell Institute For The Rescue Of Cute Puppies and Kittens.
Posted by: Duke Lowell

and Stuff.

For Legal reasons you have to say "and Stuff"

Posted by: Miklos, not a lawyer in your state or province or future territory at September 05, 2021 11:59 PM (QzkSJ)

562 Afghans raping kids and shitting on the floor.

Contra Jeb Bush don't we have Disney Producers and EPA producers already doing those "jobs"?

Posted by: 18-1 at September 06, 2021 12:00 AM (DpkTQ)

563 We had an argument about the Labor Theory of Value.
Posted by: Kindltot

But not a General Theory.

Posted by: John Maynard Miklos-Keynes at September 06, 2021 12:01 AM (QzkSJ)

564 559

Yes sir. Please send your bank account number and ss# and I'll be right on it...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 06, 2021 12:01 AM (MViHT)

565 Evening morons!

Posted by: USNtakim deplorable still. at September 06, 2021 12:03 AM (0OmEj)

566

Zettai's Home for Wayward Girls is a worthy charity...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:04 AM (8/lWk)

567 Yes sir. Please send your bank account number and ss# and I'll be right on it...
Posted by: COMountainMarie

remain Blessed

yu fergot the Remain Blessed part

Posted by: Prof. Dr. Chikoadinaka Wnankpa, Healer Of Herbalist Knowlewdges at September 06, 2021 12:04 AM (QzkSJ)

568 Zettai's Home for Wayward Girls is a worthy charity...
Posted by: Zettai

FUN FACT

The New Orleans Home for Unwed Mothers was on Peniston St.

Posted by: Miklos, yer Fun Fact Pal at September 06, 2021 12:06 AM (QzkSJ)

569 Don't forget the 10% cut to the Big Guy if you win the lottery. This is in addition to the federal taxes you'll pay on it, you understand. New regulation called the Biden Tithe.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 06, 2021 12:06 AM (mNhhD)

570 Kim hause of bourbon and cigar rescue at your service. I'll find a home for the lost guaranteed.

Posted by: USNtakim deplorable still. at September 06, 2021 12:06 AM (0OmEj)

571 Don't forget the 10% cut to the Big Guy if you win the lottery. This is in addition to the federal taxes you'll pay on it, you understand. New regulation called the Biden Tithe.
Posted by: JuJuBee

You could just pay directly to the Arkansas Stripper Baby and cut out the middleman

Posted by: Impractical Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:09 AM (QzkSJ)

572 Lay boors was all I did for years and years.

Posted by: Kamala at September 06, 2021 12:10 AM (mNhhD)

573 I would also point out that the story of the Lowell Institute rescuing calves for the purpose of veal parmigiana is a damnable lie.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at September 06, 2021 12:11 AM (kTF2Z)

574

For decades I'd thought that Manual Labour was the president of Mexico...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:12 AM (8/lWk)

575 Lay boors was all I did for years and years.
Posted by: Kamala

That's why we called you "Little Miss Santa Panties"

Ho Ho Ho

Posted by: William "Willie" Brown Jr. at September 06, 2021 12:12 AM (QzkSJ)

576 Jeez!,..So cool that there are so many Morons stepping up with charities - wayward girls, unwed moms,,, Big Guy...so much giving! Good for us, doncha think?

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 06, 2021 12:13 AM (MViHT)

577 Somewhere in Arkansas is a baby of a drug dealer and a stripper who's granddaddy is the groper in chief. You would think after all of the tragedy in the biden clan they would embrace a needy child.


Bidens are trash people!

Posted by: USNtakim deplorable still. at September 06, 2021 12:13 AM (0OmEj)

578 For decades I'd thought that Manual Labour was the president of Mexico...
Posted by: Zettai

They named an oil tanker after me

Posted by: Juan Valdez, harvesting by hand at September 06, 2021 12:14 AM (QzkSJ)

579 ..For decades I'd thought that Manual Labour was the president of Mexico..Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:12 AM (8/lWk)


I was fourteen before I realized that Taco Bell wasn't the Mexican Telephone Company.

/selfdenounciation


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at September 06, 2021 12:14 AM (QzJWU)

580 Jumped to the bottom. What did I miss?



nothing

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 06, 2021 12:15 AM (K3ZCc)

581 Last time I checked, cows do not have six teats.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:15 AM (ynpvh)

582

FUN FACT: Juan Valdez' "burro" was actually a mule named 'Conchita'...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:15 AM (8/lWk)

583

And 'Aer Lingus' is, in fact, an Irish airline and not a deviant sex act...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:17 AM (8/lWk)

584 Afghans raping kids and shitting on the floor.



in fairness, as darwin goes they are doing better,

they were shitting in the kids and raping the floor, so there is that

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (K3ZCc)

585 I was fourteen before I realized that Taco Bell wasn't the Mexican Telephone Company.

/selfdenounciation

Jim

I was fifteen before I realized that Ma Bell was not my real mother.

Posted by: traumatized teenage Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (QzkSJ)

586 583 And 'Aer Lingus' is, in fact, an Irish airline and not a deviant sex act...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:17 AM (8/lWk)

Although it would be an awesome name for a mile-high-club activity.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (ynpvh)

587

VAT 69 is not the pope's phone number...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (8/lWk)

588 At FB, people talking about the new Abba album.
Lots of spoofs of their songs:

Dancing queen
Broke her hip, now pain's really mean...

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (L2ZTs)

589

'Genitalia' is not an Italian airline...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:19 AM (8/lWk)

590 why is the tan lure in the middl of mishum's tackl box deepthroating a vitamin?

Posted by: confederatefifth at September 06, 2021 12:20 AM (K3ZCc)

591 And 'Aer Lingus' is, in fact, an Irish airline and not a deviant sex act...
Posted by: Zettai

I've done Aer Lingus at 30,000 feet.

One way.

Posted by: traumatized traveler Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:21 AM (QzkSJ)

592 Jim

I was fifteen before I realized that Ma Bell was not my real mother.
Posted by: traumatized teenage Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (QzkSJ)

My Father worked for Ma Bell... you could say she supported my family when I was a child.

Posted by: Romeo13 at September 06, 2021 12:22 AM (oHd/0)

593 Vmom, and ever moron here. As a lurker, moron and relatively inarticulate person I love all of you.

Posted by: Bosk at September 06, 2021 12:22 AM (yh68b)

594 Mentulum caco is not an exotic Italian dish.

Well, it might be for some in the deviant spectrum.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at September 06, 2021 12:23 AM (4l77G)

595 588 At FB, people talking about the new Abba album.
Lots of spoofs of their songs:

Dancing queen
Broke her hip, now pain's really mean...

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:18 AM (L2ZTs)

Ripe for a Weird Al song.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:23 AM (ynpvh)

596 'Genitalia' is not an Italian airline...
Posted by: Zettai

ADDITIONAL FUN FACT

"Gen. Taylor" street in New Orleans is commonly pronounced "Gennatailya"

Posted by: Miklos, Man of Facts of FUN at September 06, 2021 12:23 AM (QzkSJ)

597 596 'Genitalia' is not an Italian airline...
Posted by: Zettai

ADDITIONAL FUN FACT

"Gen. Taylor" street in New Orleans is commonly pronounced "Gennatailya"
Posted by: Miklos, Man of Facts of FUN at September 06, 2021 12:23 AM (QzkSJ)

And here I thought it was the Italian version of Generation X!

Posted by: Romeo13 at September 06, 2021 12:25 AM (oHd/0)

598 Lol , late night AK drunk post but I take none of it back!

Posted by: Bosk at September 06, 2021 12:25 AM (yh68b)

599

New Abba album??

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:25 AM (8/lWk)

600 Zettai, yup.

Coming out in November. Title: Voyage.

It's already the #1 pop album at Amazon.

Their last album, The Visitors, came out in 1982 (!).

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:26 AM (L2ZTs)

601 599 New Abba album??

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:25 AM (8/lWk)

Geriatric Queen?

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:28 AM (ynpvh)

602 ..My Father worked for Ma Bell... you could say she supported my family when I was a child. Posted by: Romeo13 at September 06, 2021 12:22 AM (oHd/0)


Twenny Dollah, plus $0.12 Spanish American War tax, same as in town, right?


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at September 06, 2021 12:28 AM (QzJWU)

603 ABBA: Take a Dump On Me.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at September 06, 2021 12:28 AM (4l77G)

604 New Abba album??


Posted by: Zettai

Bet they spell their name backwards or some other publicity shit

Posted by: Miklos, anti-Marketing, except for that one intern in Marketing at September 06, 2021 12:29 AM (QzkSJ)

605 jim, LOL.

It's already been revealed, Abba is not using current pictures of the band members on the cover or packaging. They all looked decked out like they're in the movie Tron.

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:29 AM (L2ZTs)

606 581 Last time I checked, cows do not have six teats.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:15 AM (ynpvh)


I thought they did. Then again, I failed to closely count them. Coulda been 8, or 10. It was more than 2 though.

I do remember milking a cow once, and after a few ineffectual tugs, was instructed to

Grip it and rip it. It might have been John Daly or my grandpa; anyways, it worked. Out came the milk.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 06, 2021 12:30 AM (F0YaR)

607

The next you'll be telling me is that fondue is coming back...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:30 AM (8/lWk)

608 Zettai, it's now called "pudding"
;-)

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:30 AM (L2ZTs)

609 605 jim, LOL.

It's already been revealed, Abba is not using current pictures of the band members on the cover or packaging. They all looked decked out like they're in the movie Tron.

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:29 AM (L2ZTs)

Well, at their age, I would guess the visuals wouldn't look so good.
"Min rygg!" [from Google Translate--I don't speaky Sweedeesh]

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:31 AM (ynpvh)

610 Their last album, The Visitors, came out in 1982 (!).
Posted by: qdpsteve

That's, like, a hundred years ago, dude

Posted by: former Obama van driver Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:31 AM (QzkSJ)

611
Grip it and rip it. It might have been John Daly or my grandpa; anyways, it worked. Out came the milk.
Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at Septemb


Was there only one nipple ?

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 06, 2021 12:31 AM (WF/xn)

612 Miklos, I know, I remember.
"What's a com... pact... disc?"

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:32 AM (L2ZTs)

613

Lime green household appliances... I can hardly wait!

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:32 AM (8/lWk)

614 The next you'll be telling me is that fondue is coming back...
Posted by: Zettai

I have never gone away

Posted by: fondue in the very back of Zettai's fridge at September 06, 2021 12:32 AM (QzkSJ)

615

Shag carpet and track lighting...

Posted by: Zettai at September 06, 2021 12:32 AM (8/lWk)

616 Be well all, I'm tarred and ready for a nap, maybe see you in the middle of the night,

Posted by: Farmer at September 06, 2021 12:33 AM (55Qr6)

617 The Central Asian Poppy Growers Widows & Orphans Fund could use some help.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 06, 2021 12:33 AM (mNhhD)

618 thought they did. Then again, I failed to closely count them. Coulda been 8, or 10. It was more than 2 though.

I do remember milking a cow once, and after a few ineffectual tugs, was instructed to

Grip it and rip it. It might have been John Daly or my grandpa; anyways, it worked. Out came the milk.
Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 06, 2021 12:30 AM

My dad like to tell a Mae West joke where she wakes up under a cow. Seeing the udders she says, " Boys, boys, one at a time. "

Posted by: Beartooth at September 06, 2021 12:33 AM (UVMn8)

619 606 581 Last time I checked, cows do not have six teats.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:15 AM (ynpvh)

I thought they did. Then again, I failed to closely count them. Coulda been 8, or 10. It was more than 2 though.

I do remember milking a cow once, and after a few ineffectual tugs, was instructed to

Grip it and rip it. It might have been John Daly or my grandpa; anyways, it worked. Out came the milk.

Posted by: GnuBreed, no circumstance at September 06, 2021 12:30 AM (F0YaR)

Never milked cows, but did milk goats. I always thought it was strange that cows have 4 teats but generally have 1 calf. Goats have two teats, but have two or three (ours even had four several times, and on two occasions five kids).

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:33 AM (ynpvh)

620 Shag carpet and track lighting...
Posted by: Zettai

My nickname in the late 70s was pretty awesome

Posted by: "Disco Balls" Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:35 AM (QzkSJ)

621 That's, like, a hundred years ago, dude
Posted by: former Obama van driver Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:31

Very good Miklos, What was that douchebags name?

Posted by: Farmer at September 06, 2021 12:35 AM (55Qr6)

622 Don't milk the bull

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 06, 2021 12:37 AM (WF/xn)

623 What was that douchebags name?
Posted by: Farmer

Like, what?

Posted by: Tommy Vietor at September 06, 2021 12:37 AM (QzkSJ)

624 Miklos you always make me chuckle

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 06, 2021 12:38 AM (WF/xn)

625 When my sister and I were little we called it a Chester Drawers.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 06, 2021 12:38 AM (mNhhD)

626 you always make me chuckle
Posted by: Hatari Somewhere

If I were paid by the chuckle

And could convert chuckles into Bitcoin...

Posted by: MiklosBot announces the launch of BotCoin at September 06, 2021 12:41 AM (QzkSJ)

627 Goodnight all, thanks for the chat tonight.

Posted by: qdpsteve (L2ZTs) at September 06, 2021 12:41 AM (L2ZTs)

628 Fun Fact: Disco balls were covered in dick glitter.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 06, 2021 12:41 AM (mNhhD)

629
And could convert chuckles into Bitcoin...
Posted by: MiklosBot announces the launch of BotCoin at September 06, 2021 12:41 AM (QzkSJ)

It's an unpaid service to mankind. Free chuckles , put in your charity account on the general ledger

Posted by: Hatari Somewhere on Ventura Highway at September 06, 2021 12:43 AM (WF/xn)

630 Noches de lo mejor, qdp

Posted by: El Mikloso, the Face that Inspired 1000 Mexican Rassler Masks at September 06, 2021 12:43 AM (QzkSJ)

631 Goats have two teats, but have two or three (ours even had four several times, and on two occasions five kids).
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:33

You gotta love this smart ministry blog. Where else would you meet someone who had a a goat having 5 kids, that's awesome!

I left the autocorrect in above cause it cracks me up.

Posted by: Farmer at September 06, 2021 12:44 AM (55Qr6)

632 612
Do you really want Miklos to explain this?

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 06, 2021 12:45 AM (MViHT)

633 Fun Fact: Disco balls were covered in dick glitter.
Posted by: JuJuBee

Your point being?

Posted by: Dick Glitter (Gary's brother, yeah, so fuckin' what?) at September 06, 2021 12:46 AM (QzkSJ)

634 But not a General Theory.
Posted by: John Maynard Miklos-Keynes at September 06, 2021 12:01 AM (QzkSJ)


When you have a general theory that generally doesn't explain anything without special pleading, you are working on the equivalent of epicycles in celestial mechanics.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 06, 2021 12:48 AM (HG00O)

635 631 Goats have two teats, but have two or three (ours even had four several times, and on two occasions five kids).
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:33

You gotta love this smart ministry blog. Where else would you meet someone who had a a goat having 5 kids, that's awesome!

I left the autocorrect in above cause it cracks me up.

Posted by: Farmer at September 06, 2021 12:44 AM (55Qr6)

Yes, I am trying to convert you to goat milk. LOL

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:49 AM (ynpvh)

636 634 But not a General Theory.
Posted by: John Maynard Miklos-Keynes at September 06, 2021 12:01 AM (QzkSJ)

When you have a general theory that generally doesn't explain anything without special pleading, you are working on the equivalent of epicycles in celestial mechanics.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 06, 2021 12:48 AM (HG00O)

I believe the Antikythera mechanism made use of epicycles...

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:50 AM (ynpvh)

637 Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:49 AM (ynpvh)

Two worst weeks of the year were the week when we switched from cow milk to goat and the week we switched back.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at September 06, 2021 12:51 AM (1lKRm)

638 The Biden administration has quadrupled the production of dick glitter, enough to give each Afghan refugee their very own gift bag.

Posted by: White House Influencer at September 06, 2021 12:52 AM (mNhhD)

639 Goats have two teats



I am having a hard time reconciling this with the fact that mairzy doats

Posted by: Confused post-Millennial Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:52 AM (QzkSJ)

640 Now see? Gets to this time at the ONT on a Saturday night, and, with the awesomeness of Miklos, it gets all tilty and wobbly.
I can't even wait til a couple of hours from now....

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 06, 2021 12:53 AM (MViHT)

641 I believe the Antikythera mechanism made use of epicycles...
Posted by: jim

*makes notes, using Epi-pen*

Posted by: Earnest and moderately conscious Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:54 AM (QzkSJ)

642 639 Goats have two teats



I am having a hard time reconciling this with the fact that mairzy doats

Posted by: Confused post-Millennial Miklos at September 06, 2021 12:52 AM (QzkSJ)

Well, dozy doats too.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:54 AM (ynpvh)

643 My above should have started "As a child".

Also, I guess we were lucky in that the most or does ever produced was three kids, and I think that was just once.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at September 06, 2021 12:54 AM (1lKRm)

644 it gets all tilty and wobbly.
I can't even wait til a couple of hours from now....
Posted by: COMountainMarie

I was out swimming in the lake most of the afternoon.

Soon to be horizontally tilty and wobbly.

Posted by: Miklos, day and $5 well spent at September 06, 2021 12:56 AM (QzkSJ)

645 643 My above should have started "As a child".

Also, I guess we were lucky in that the most or does ever produced was three kids, and I think that was just once.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at September 06, 2021 12:54 AM (1lKRm)

Yeah, the first time I drank cow's milk, I was "What the hell is this crap!?" But then you get used to it. Same with goat's milk, although we bred ours and fed ours so that their milk was sweet and not so goaty.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:57 AM (ynpvh)

646 Yes, I am trying to convert you to goat milk. LOL
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:49

Well the goat cheese isn't bad, never tried the milk. You crack me up jim, be well and vote for Larry Elder,

Posted by: Farmer at September 06, 2021 12:57 AM (55Qr6)

647 The Biden administration has quadrupled the production of dick glitter, enough to give each Afghan refugee their very own gift bag.
Posted by: White House Influencer

Not swag Bag

Bag Swag

Posted by: Miklos, repurposing at September 06, 2021 12:59 AM (QzkSJ)

648 644
Dammit! Wishin' I was out there swimmin'...
Make sure you get the sand from your butt before the darling Darleen gets there...her shift ends here pretty soon...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 06, 2021 01:01 AM (MViHT)

649 Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:57 AM (ynpvh)

My parents chose Nubians because the milk was supposed to be less goaty. They also made hard cheese instead of soft for that reason.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at September 06, 2021 01:02 AM (1lKRm)

650 When I was young, and the City of Monmouth in Oregon had put in a bid for the 1974 Winter Olympics (to hold during the Summer when the weather was better, naturally) the 4th of July celebrations were centered around that theme.

For sale was a T-Shirt with a cow wearing skis run up by the boosters club. The complaint was that the cow had 5 teats, not 4

So they sold Helium filled surgical gloves because of that.

Small towns can be the best towns, sometimes.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 06, 2021 01:02 AM (HG00O)

651 https://tinyurl.com/4cxewhjz

Posted by: Miklos, accordion put away until the morrow at September 06, 2021 01:02 AM (QzkSJ)

652 649 Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 12:57 AM (ynpvh)

My parents chose Nubians because the milk was supposed to be less goaty. They also made hard cheese instead of soft for that reason.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at September 06, 2021 01:02 AM (1lKRm)

Yup. Mostly nubians. Occasionally cross bred with Alpine on one other breed. Were (mostly) hornless, although I did do some dehorning.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:03 AM (ynpvh)

653 Hey Horde, Just finished watching an Alfred Hitchcock Hour with the hubs. Great episode, featuring a very young Ed Asner, RIP the commie prick. He was a good actor though, he actually played a more conservative fellow in a Hallmark Christmas movie. Anyway, what's going on tonight, I only started reading commentary at #600.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:04 AM (a4EWo)

654 Need to get to sleep since tomorrow is Mom's 70th birthday party. Meant to be asleep earlier, but checked ONT and found a subject, goats, I had something to say about.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at September 06, 2021 01:05 AM (1lKRm)

655 631
Jeez...

Posted by: COMountainMarie at September 06, 2021 01:05 AM (MViHT)

656 1976 Olympics,

Posted by: Kindltot at September 06, 2021 01:05 AM (HG00O)

657 653 Hey Horde, Just finished watching an Alfred Hitchcock Hour with the hubs. Great episode, featuring a very young Ed Asner, RIP the commie prick. He was a good actor though, he actually played a more conservative fellow in a Hallmark Christmas movie. Anyway, what's going on tonight, I only started reading commentary at #600.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:04 AM (a4EWo)

CommieWood was filled with commie bastards and still is. Grandpa on "The Waltons" was red through-and-through (and gay. What a combo).

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:06 AM (ynpvh)

658 South Carolina rich guy whose wife and son were found shot to death a few months ago (unsolved) was shot in the head while fixing a flat tire by the side of the road. You'd think he would be dead or severely injured, no? He has a superficial head wound.

Hinky.

I'm calling it now. He killed his family or had them killed. He shot himself to make it appear he's a target, making sure it was only a flesh wound. Stopped by the side of the road in his Mercedes, how conVEENient.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 06, 2021 01:09 AM (mNhhD)

659 jim, Weren't there some pedophile snifflings around Grampa Walton? hubs has a visceral reaction to his picture on the teevee.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:15 AM (a4EWo)

660 659 jim, Weren't there some pedophile snifflings around Grampa Walton? hubs has a visceral reaction to his picture on the teevee.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:15 AM (a4EWo)

That I don't know, but certainly possible.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:17 AM (ynpvh)

661 missed you on the gub thread Jim!

we're not gonna make it to the MoMe this year either...

suckage, but reality.

Posted by: redc1c4 *OTUS Zhou Bai-Din Cheated & we all know it at September 06, 2021 01:17 AM (wMDBb)

662 You gotta really trust a friend who is going to shoot you in the head for a cut of the insurance payout. Hi, Marie, unfortunately I am once again far too wobbly to carry the torch this evening.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:19 AM (a4EWo)

663 Stopped by the side of the road in his Mercedes, how conVEENient.

Posted by: JuJuBee at September 06, 2021 01:09 AM (mNhhD)
---
when Herself has problems with her MB, she pulls over, pushes the magic button, and MB dispatches the nearest contract help available to come save yo ass...

yeah, seems unlikely.

Posted by: redc1c4 *OTUS Zhou Bai-Din Cheated & we all know it at September 06, 2021 01:20 AM (wMDBb)

664 I was in my late teens before I learned that Michelle was Ma Bell's name.

Posted by: Fou Troll at September 06, 2021 01:23 AM (HLwmB)

665 664 I was in my late teens before I learned that Michelle was Ma Bell's name.

Posted by: Fou Troll at September 06, 2021 01:23 AM (HLwmB)

But she only understands French...

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:25 AM (ynpvh)

666 I don't think that I want the mark of the beast, yet here I stand on the precipice, yikes.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:28 AM (a4EWo)

667 666 I don't think that I want the mark of the beast, yet here I stand on the precipice, yikes.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:28 AM (a4EWo)

At first, I thought you were considering taking the COVID vaccine...then I realized the post number.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:31 AM (ynpvh)

668 Ok, here's my idea for a screenplay, "The Transaction."

Jason Momoa is a regular family guy, but he drives a Lambo and he's secretly gay on the side and he's whoring out on Grindr.

He hooks up with some "hot young dude" but it turns out he's getting catfished by Liam Neeson. He's like "no way, old man, leave me alone," but Liam gets obsessed with him, and goes all Fatal Attraction on him. Also, Liam drives a Porsche 911 GTS and he's a retired CIA agent.

Jason gets tired of Liam threatening his suburban white-picket-fence charade of a lifestyle, so he runs his Porsche off the Brooklyn Bridge in an andrenaline-pumping Michael Bay style chase scene. He thinks Liam's dead now, but he's totally not.

Liam uses his spycraft to fully transition into a comely hussy, both to disguise himself as he hunts Momoa, and to seduce the sexually confused husband and father. These motives become hopelessly entwined in a really artistic way.

In the end they fall in love and kill the wife together before living out their shared dream of fundraising for BLM, and you can also donate too with a QR code in the credits.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at September 06, 2021 01:32 AM (9sVFt)

669 Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at September 06, 2021 01:32 AM (9sVFt)

LOL. Totally believable. LOL

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:34 AM (ynpvh)

670 you'll get an award at Cannes, that's for sure.

Posted by: Kindltot at September 06, 2021 01:36 AM (HG00O)

671 Fou, what are you doing these days? I hope that there will be many class action lawsuits filed against corporations over their insistence upon the vax. Whatever happened to evasive boat, he used to post here late at night? I think the prosecutions of the January 6th protesters was designed to scare people (conservative people) off of any social media. We have become unpersoned.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:37 AM (a4EWo)

672 Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at September 06, 2021 01:32 AM (9sVFt)

I'M DISTURBED NOW.

Posted by: pookysgirl, now frantically locking her doors at September 06, 2021 01:40 AM (XKZwp)

673 you'll get an award at Cannes, that's for sure.
Posted by: Kindltot at September 06, 2021 01:36 AM (HG00O)

Yeah, I see at as a complex but simple 640 minute epic that neatly summarizes the Zeitgeist of a new generation.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at September 06, 2021 01:42 AM (9sVFt)

674 I completed another YouGov survey last night. They wanted me to choose one word to describe Joe Biden. I thought about it - there are so many things I like to call him, but "senile" really is the defining term.

Then I had to choose a single word to describe Kamala Harris. That was a no-brainer: "cockgobbler"

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, #SuperStraight #EnemyOfTheState (Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 01:42 AM (Mzdiz)

675 YD, that would make a great screenplay, I would definitely watch this movie. How is your sweet little princess? I was one who urged you to keep her in your life, I hope she has rewarded you many times over, you are a lucky man.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:42 AM (a4EWo)

676 674 I completed another YouGov survey last night. They wanted me to choose one word to describe Joe Biden. I thought about it - there are so many things I like to call him, but "senile" really is the defining term.

Then I had to choose a single word to describe Kamala Harris. That was a no-brainer: "cockgobbler"

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, #SuperStraight #EnemyOfTheState (Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 01:42 AM (Mzdiz)

I'm sure there's some long German compound word that describes what Biden is that would be nearly pefect.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:45 AM (ynpvh)

677 Miley you picked the best, no doubt

Posted by: Skip at September 06, 2021 01:45 AM (2JoB8)

678 Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:42 AM (a4EWo)

Vanessa is great. She had a volcanic tantrum because I woke her in the night, but now she's passed out with an empty cup.

*wipes tear*

Just like daddy.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at September 06, 2021 01:46 AM (9sVFt)

679 I found out the other day that I'm an asshole.
My sister told me my kids have the same personality that I have, and they're assholes, so ergo I must be one too. LOL

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 01:48 AM (ynpvh)

680 Then I had to choose a single word to describe Kamala Harris. That was a no-brainer: "cockgobbler"

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, #SuperStraight #EnemyOfTheState (Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 01:42 AM (Mzdiz)
---
i'd have gone with "traitor" and "ho", but that's just me. either way, you're on their list of deplorables.

again.

Posted by: redc1c4 *OTUS Zhou Bai-Din Cheated & we all know it at September 06, 2021 01:52 AM (wMDBb)

681 I have worked with a ton of cockgobblers in my life, that is the perfect word.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:55 AM (a4EWo)

682 Defining Joe: I thought the Gold Star Mom's use of the word feckless was perfect. Since it has multiple definitions, Joe can be described as useless, ineffective, careless, and feeble. I hope she called him that to his face in Dover.

Posted by: EveR at September 06, 2021 01:56 AM (MUpk6)

683 But Joe doesn't know what that word means.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 01:58 AM (a4EWo)

684 DDS, probably true, lol.

Posted by: EveR at September 06, 2021 01:58 AM (MUpk6)

685 Then I had to choose a single word to describe Kamala Harris. That was a no-brainer: "cockgobbler"
Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, #SuperStraight #EnemyOfTheState (Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 01:42

and that your grace is why I'm so very fond of you. Quickwitted, is that a word?

Posted by: Farmer at September 06, 2021 01:59 AM (55Qr6)

686 LOL, Farmer!

To answer your question from last night's ONT (I had already left for the night), I haven't made an honest man of Publius yet. We still need to get the marriage license.

It feels like we're already married, but we do have to make it legal.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, #SuperStraight #EnemyOfTheState (Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 02:04 AM (Mzdiz)

687 Sunday night MeTV is the best night, hubs just got into bed, tonight we have watched lots of good old fashioned TV, my parents called the tv the idiot box and we weren't allowed to watch it much, but Perry Mason, The Honeymooners and Twilight Zone were allowed, and then when I could babysit without parental control the idiot box truly exerted it's influence. Episode of Mission Impossible just started, with Peter Graves, Jim Arness'es brother, he was one of my faves.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 02:05 AM (a4EWo)

688 Hey Farmer, that was a quick nap, Miley, I still want to see your Fascinator when the wedding bells ring. Good night Horde, I am getting waaaay too chatty.

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at September 06, 2021 02:10 AM (a4EWo)

689 Noam Chomsky is a 100 year old desiccated corpse who does podcasts on camera. I can't help but wonder if this isn't a good thing.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at September 06, 2021 02:25 AM (ybIRR)

690 DDS, just day-to-daying around here, thanks for asking. I read AoS through the day, scan the comments, drop a cheap pun here and there. Frau Troll and I are both retired, so we just enjoy family, friends, and each other.

I do have some more serious longer-term projects, I'm happy to say, but longer-term gets shorter by the day so who knows?

Posted by: Fou Troll at September 06, 2021 02:32 AM (HLwmB)

691 Sorry, DDS, I didn't answer your specific question. I've seen evasive boat recently I believe, but not in the past little while. I don't think he/she's disappeared atall.

Posted by: Fou Troll at September 06, 2021 02:35 AM (HLwmB)

692 689 Noam Chomsky is a 100 year old desiccated corpse who does podcasts on camera. I can't help but wonder if this isn't a good thing.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at September 06, 2021 02:25 AM (ybIRR)

Will turn 93 in December. What happens when communists were allowed to be educators.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 02:39 AM (ynpvh)

693 Night all.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at September 06, 2021 02:41 AM (ynpvh)

694 Mornin', all

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:10 AM (210jg)

695 Everyone has off today except for me?

Or, maybe Pixy is up and all have abandoned the ONT...

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:21 AM (210jg)

696 Nope. Still MisHum's cool tackle box picture on top.

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:24 AM (210jg)

697 696 Nope. Still MisHum's cool tackle box picture on top.
Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:24 AM (210jg)

Looks like an inherited tackle box, doesn't it. Old-timey.

Posted by: m at September 06, 2021 03:32 AM (RYc1G)

698 After watching the news for half an hour, I've come to the conclusion that our government is completely broken.

Posted by: Mean Tweets at September 06, 2021 03:35 AM (vGJY7)

699 Reminds me of my dad's tackle box.

Fishing was one of his favorite pastimes

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:35 AM (210jg)

700 why is the tan lure in the middl of mishum's tackl box deepthroating a vitamin?
Posted by: confederatefifth
Some of those lures have that feature. When In the water, that long plastic flat lip makes them go lower in the water-to a greater depth. It is not shaped like a pill. It is flat.

Posted by: MikeM at September 06, 2021 03:40 AM (jbRB1)

701 It was heavy for me as a little girl to pick up. I remember one time I let it drop onto the bottom of the aluminum boat. That got me 'the look' LOL

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:41 AM (210jg)

702 698 After watching the news for half an hour, I've come to the conclusion that our government is completely broken.
Posted by: Mean Tweets at September 06, 2021 03:35 AM (vGJY7)

Or is it the news that's broken?

Posted by: m at September 06, 2021 03:44 AM (RYc1G)

703 Both

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:45 AM (210jg)

704 'Mornin, all!

Ahhhh, another day off, yay!

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 03:54 AM (dB4Iz)

705 Yep.

Posted by: m at September 06, 2021 03:54 AM (RYc1G)

706 Got my coffee done so I'd better head out.

(Looks like Skip will have to make you all breakfast later; was really hoping for some french toast today!)

Make it a good day, all

Posted by: My Life is Insanity at September 06, 2021 03:54 AM (210jg)

707 Sorry you have to work today, MLii!

Have a good one!

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 03:55 AM (dB4Iz)

708 Did publius get banned? I really enjoyed his Coof-info. Too bad the cob had a tantrum about it.

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 03:58 AM (dB4Iz)

709 Good morning morons

Happy Labor Day
Happy New Year

Posted by: San Franpsycho at September 06, 2021 04:05 AM (EZebt)

710 'Mornin' Horde !

Posted by: JT at September 06, 2021 04:05 AM (arJlL)

711 The summer holidays aren't much to me anymore. Just a bitter reminder that the older generations of my family are all gone. I have no children, neither do siblings, except one-- who has *one* child and lives a thousand miles away.

It's waayyy too quiet these days.

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:06 AM (dB4Iz)

712 Did publius get banned? I really enjoyed his Coof-info. Too bad the cob had a tantrum about it.
Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks

Which COB ?

Posted by: JT at September 06, 2021 04:07 AM (arJlL)

713 Which COB ?

Does it matter? Was a few days ago.

I think publius maybe just stepped back. He's smarter than to double-down/argue with a cob, but wasn't getting anywhere with *reason* either.

Miley shows up, so their IP isn't banned.

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:10 AM (dB4Iz)

714 Good morning. Funny to see my name in print.

Posted by: JAS, AoSHQ addict at September 06, 2021 04:14 AM (xopIz)

715 If Ace had a problem with the Iver.m'ctn stuff, then I missed his saying so... but publius got told-off by a cob re: being "tedious" and "threadjacking" with his various info.

Several regulars defended. Cob wouldn't have it. So now publius doesn't show up.

*sigh*

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:15 AM (dB4Iz)

716 I know a few ppl who tried the *paste* and had no issues. They also keep horses, so need to keep the stuff on hand anyway.

Lotta lies being spread about it by fda&others to keep ppl from using it. Look at the sidebar, for example! The thing is, one doesn't want the 'plus' or 'gold' stuff that has extra medicine for liverflukes.

Hahaha, "apple flavored" doesn't mean it tastes good.

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:26 AM (dB4Iz)

717 Ok, don't wanna get banned, so will talk about something else.

As of today, I AM RETIRED!

WOOOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!!

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:28 AM (dB4Iz)

718 >> So now publius doesn't show up.

That is correct, for now. Publius realizes he is on the verge of persona-non-grata status, so he has taken a bit of a break as it were. His Miley has exclusive use of the IP for the time being.

End communique.

Posted by: Someone familiar with publius,(Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 04:29 AM (Mzdiz)

719 Open letter to the someday-to-be spousal-unit of Miley:

Thank you for what you've done/tried to do!

Understood that hot water must cool.

Have a wonderful break and please do return when able.

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:32 AM (dB4Iz)

720 Nood

Posted by: San Franpsycho at September 06, 2021 04:39 AM (EZebt)

721 I canned salsa yesterday. My tomato crop was *pfft!* so had to buy them. Got enough for 2 batches, yay!

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:40 AM (dB4Iz)

722 Nood? Heck no, I'm dressed! Even got PANTS on!

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 04:41 AM (dB4Iz)

723 Dear MisHum: This guy has to be among the dumbest car thieves in the universe:

(Find him at wisn.com)

Steals a MARKED police Jeep (a slow one, too) and drives off to the suburbs.

Posted by: dad29 at September 06, 2021 07:14 AM (mzJmr)

724 Did publius get banned? I really enjoyed his Coof-info. Too bad the cob had a tantrum about it.

Posted by: JQ, a hick in the sticks at September 06, 2021 03:58 AM (dB4Iz)

Only peer-reviewed studies are approved now.

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, #SuperStraight #EnemyOfTheState (Mzdiz) at September 06, 2021 11:35 AM (Mzdiz)

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