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Overnight Open Thread (11 Aug 2017)

Offended

Jon Gabriel: You're offended by this column? So (bleeping) what? Too many "sensitive" people out there these days.

Tech Companies

I hope they all get it good and hard. No one expects the Google Inquisition, but it's coming.

In the new Internet version, we know these big companies are gathering specific personal information about our habits and preferences, far more than anyone has ever done, but we accept it because we think they're just going to use it to sell us stuff, which might sometimes be annoying but isn't ominous. But if we think there is a wider purpose, if we think they're going to use our information for social engineering or political manipulation-will that break the bargain?

Um, they already are using it for political manipulation.

James Damore has an 'above decent' chance of winning his legal case against Google. I hope he does win. I'm sure Google will pull out all the stops gathering info that they are privy too via devices/software on the judges, lawyers, and jurors involved with the case.

Fish Riddle

Perseid Meteor Shower

Sadly for me, I'm gonna have cloud cover for the Perseid Meteor Shower this weekend.

Missile Defense

How the U.S. would stop missiles headed to Guam.

Dynatron

Knowledge

This simple philosophical puzzle shows how difficult it is to know something.

Fuel Economy Standards

I'd rather they get rid of the damn ethanol from gas first which would increase MPG. The next step for EPA to relax fuel economy standards: public comment period.

Vaping

NYC ignores science in war on vaping. You don't say. E-cigs deny politicians their tax revenue and hinder product that Big Pharma pushes via endorsement of politicians.

Dog Video

Tonight's ONT brought to you by Mystery Illustration 53:

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Comments

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1 only a smile fading in like the cheshire cat,
then fading out soon

Posted by: booknlass at August 11, 2017 09:58 PM (Ldq+P)

2 3rd

Posted by: DeplorableJewells45 at August 11, 2017 09:58 PM (CNHr1)

3 lol!! Ok.. 2nd.

Posted by: DeplorableJewells45 at August 11, 2017 09:58 PM (CNHr1)

4 and 3rd.

Posted by: DeplorableJewells45 at August 11, 2017 09:59 PM (CNHr1)

5 Woot woot Friday ONT

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 11, 2017 09:59 PM (ZTRlp)

6 and 4th

Posted by: DeplorableJewells45 at August 11, 2017 09:59 PM (CNHr1)

7 6th...7th...8th...take your pick!

Posted by: Rgallegos at August 11, 2017 09:59 PM (59GQk)

8 Hola, Creatures of the Night!

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 11, 2017 10:00 PM (DMUuz)

9 lmao.. love the dog pic.

Posted by: DeplorableJewells45 at August 11, 2017 10:00 PM (CNHr1)

10 What on earth are they trying to do in the last picture? That just looks like they are going to put someone's eye out.

Posted by: moki at August 11, 2017 10:00 PM (V+V48)

11 Ahhhh

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at August 11, 2017 10:00 PM (QGoUX)

12 Why did I read all that stuff.
I coulda been top 50.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:00 PM (flbmJ)

13 Damn. Just damn.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:01 PM (PXj2C)

14 Hipster nativity:

https://www.modernnativity.com/products/modern-nativity-set

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at August 11, 2017 10:01 PM (QGoUX)

15 It's astounding.
Time is fleeting.
Madness takes its toll.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 11, 2017 10:02 PM (DMUuz)

16 Nice Ont CDR M, but I can't keep my eyes open anymore. You all have a blessed evening.

Posted by: moki at August 11, 2017 10:02 PM (V+V48)

17 Thanks CDR M for the ONT

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 11, 2017 10:03 PM (ZTRlp)

18 I said once that if Trump removes CAFE standards I would probably build him a shrine.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:04 PM (mkDpn)

19 Really wish you had a way to Parkville tomorrow night Jewells.
It's gonna be a lotta fun.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:04 PM (flbmJ)

20 What on earth are they trying to do in the last picture?

Looks like a yoga class for NRA members.

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 11, 2017 10:05 PM (3C9q2)

21 Why did I read all that stuff.
I coulda been top 50.
Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:00

But you were, made it at 12!

What's shaking? I enjoyed a day off, thankfully.

Posted by: Farmer at August 11, 2017 10:05 PM (yJ1e6)

22 18 I said once that if Trump removes CAFE standards I would probably build him a shrine.
Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:04 PM (mkDpn)

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I will sacrifice a virgin at that shrine.

*virgin status believed but not guaranteed

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (PXj2C)

23 Evenin' everyone.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (uCwpM)

24 Vaping. I have gone from a smoker to a vaper. Anyone who wants to try and tell me the 2 possible carcinogens in vaping vs. the17 known in smoking are dangerous can kiss my entire ass.

Posted by: GOULD at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (lCt1V)

25 Hello Horde!

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (q1+kD)

26 >>>Looks like a yoga class for NRA members.

Could we throw in Dana Loesch?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (ZTRlp)

27 fish riddle:

why does the rot start in the head?

Because the evil begins there.

(same with people)

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (UnDQI)

28 Read the content. Well, most of it. Thanks CDR M!

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM (sqaXk)

29 What on earth are they trying to do in the last picture? That just looks like they are going to put someone's eye out.
Posted by: moki
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Bonnie, Clyde, and sidekick, clowning around.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 10:07 PM (OdK9v)

30 thanks for the picture, now I'm hungry again

Posted by: Barack Obama at August 11, 2017 10:07 PM (ILitO)

31 Hey, MH, if you don't know Tommy Emmanuel you might find his utube vid doing Guitar Boogie and also Amazing Grace worthy of your time.
All his stuff is just incredible.
What he can do with an accoustic guitar is just ridiculous.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:08 PM (flbmJ)

32 Would that be Ad & Mrs. Topperwein in the trick-shooting demonstration?

Been so long since I've seen photos of 'em, I can't say for sure.

But "Topperwein's" used to also be a place in Helotes, TX, just North of San Antonio on S.H. 16. Sadly, long gone now. I seem to recall it's having disappeared in the early '80s.

Too much history slips through our fingers, barely seen by our eyes or grasped by our mind before *poof*, and it's gone.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 10:08 PM (v5iqM)

33 So, just swung by CTH to see what they're saying. Sundance is still pushing a "McMaster did nothing wrong seriously! And if you don't believe me, you're gonna get Bannon fired!". Slowly getting tired of his shit...

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:08 PM (NiR1r)

34 It's a thing kids are doing these days. They shove a handfull of marshmallows up there and then chase it with the Nitrous Oxide from a can of Ready-Whip.
It's called a Swiss Miss.

Posted by: ICE - T at August 11, 2017 10:09 PM (pIZfS)

35 Could we throw in Dana Loesch?

You'll take Annie Oakley and like it.

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 11, 2017 10:09 PM (3C9q2)

36 Anyone besides me notice the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus statue behind (on the right) the President of Guam?

Shhhh Don't let the ACLU know.



Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:10 PM (UnDQI)

37 That upper thigh shoot-through can be a mite rough on the old hoo-ha, what with the powder burns and all.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:11 PM (PXj2C)

38 Dana Loesch? Annie Oakley?

Yes!

to both. A sandwich!

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:11 PM (UnDQI)

39 I don't understand why the Obama CAFE standard of 54.5 mpg by 2025 is a problem.

Don't you people want better fuel economy?

Posted by: Obamabot at August 11, 2017 10:12 PM (OdK9v)

40 Over on Insty:

Rumor has it President Trump will move Rick Perry over to Homeland Security, and then pick Manchin to run the Department of Energy. The deal apparently hinges on Governor Jim Justice appointing a Republican to replace Manchin.

Art of the motherfucking Deal.

McTurtle better get his big girl panties on tout suite.

Posted by: blaster at August 11, 2017 10:12 PM (OvldT)

41 Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:08 PM (NiR1r)

Sundance is just like anyone else. He doesn't like being wrong. He won't admit he was wrong until the last possible moment.

Unless of course, he isn't wrong.

Posted by: the guy across the street at August 11, 2017 10:12 PM (sf2BM)

42 toute de suite.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:13 PM (UnDQI)

43 39 I don't understand why the Obama CAFE standard of 54.5 mpg by 2025 is a problem.

Don't you people want better fuel economy?

Posted by: Obamabot at August 11, 2017 10:12 PM (OdK9v)
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Tell me what's good about a $70k Mercedes E-class sedan with a four-cylinder engine.

I'll wait.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:13 PM (PXj2C)

44 All your memes belong to us proggy-boys.

http://tinyurl.com/yafz2rad


Posted by: geoffb5 at August 11, 2017 10:14 PM (d3wbb)

45
♪ Oh you can't get a man with a gun... ♪

Posted by: Annie Oakley at August 11, 2017 10:14 PM (OdK9v)

46 Evening, fapsters.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 11, 2017 10:14 PM (0mRoj)

47 Remember when Top Shots was a thing on Discovery Channel?

Posted by: blaster at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (OvldT)

48 Thanks for the ONT.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (Nk0mq)

49 Tell me what's good about a $70k Mercedes E-class sedan with a four-cylinder engine.

I'll wait.
Posted by: Cicero
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The best, or nothing at all.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (OdK9v)

50 Will A WV Republican be any good?

I saw the shameful GOP gov. of Ill. on Special Report. Ugh. Fucking Democrat. How's this? Enforce the existing Law!

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (UnDQI)

51 Tell me what's good about a $70k Mercedes E-class sedan with a four-cylinder engine.
I'll wait.


It's not a three cylinder.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (uCwpM)

52 Hiya Farmer.
Today was my last day in a section I've been in for four years.
So damn glad to get away from them.
"Entitled" doesn't begin to cover it.
And going to a section where they're damn glad to be getting me.

No more knots in my stomach from the time I get up.
No more waking up in the middle of the night and that place starts going through my head.

And we're going to be playing tomorrow night and it's our bass player's 70'th b-day.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (flbmJ)

53 The country would be far better if it split into 3.
-Californiastan
-NYC/Long island/CT/Mass/RI
-The good part.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at August 11, 2017 10:16 PM (dnWSK)

54 Evening all.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 10:16 PM (Jcg9Q)

55 The site is not refreshing for me. Anyone else having problems?

Posted by: nerdygirl at August 11, 2017 10:16 PM (+lVUW)

56 Dana Loesch? Annie Oakley?

Yes!

to both. A sandwich!

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:11 PM (UnDQI)

You will need to borrow Ace's time machine for that.

For your sake, hope Ace is in a good mood!

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 10:17 PM (sqaXk)

57 Doesn't a Porsche Boxter have a 4 cylinder engine?

I suppose it all comes to what how many horsepower does the 4 cylinder engine put out?

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:17 PM (UnDQI)

58 Tell me what's good about a $70k Mercedes E-class sedan with a four-cylinder engine.
I'll wait.

It's not a three cylinder.
Posted by: Blanco Basura
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The plastic body won't rust.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 10:17 PM (OdK9v)

59 Top Shots is also a thing on Pornhub. It's a little different, but sort of the same thing.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 10:17 PM (8O3HH)

60 >>For your sake, hope Ace is in a good mood!


What's he gonna do to you?

He's all girlweak from fasting.

Posted by: garrett at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (pIZfS)

61 Ace is like St. Augustine before his conversion. Never in a good mood.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (UnDQI)

62 The only way it will refresh is if I post a comment. This is bizarre.

Posted by: nerdygirl at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (+lVUW)

63 The site is not refreshing for me. Anyone else having problems?
Posted by: nerdygirl
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*spritzes some Febreeze around*

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (OdK9v)

64 Great ONT, CDR!

Posted by: Ladylibertarian at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (TdMsT)

65 what's CTH?

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (ILitO)

66 Anyone else look at that last pic and wonder WTH is down range?

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 10:19 PM (sqaXk)

67 55 The site is not refreshing for me. Anyone else having problems?
Posted by: nerdygirl at August 11, 2017 10:16 PM (+lVUW)


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I'm not feeling that fresh in my nether regions, if that helps.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:19 PM (PXj2C)

68 It can stop raining any time so this golf thing will finish up on Sunday and not Monday or god forbid Tuesday.

Posted by: NCKate at August 11, 2017 10:19 PM (8Xttu)

69 Gorilla Pundit's voice:


Lemmy!

Posted by: 1921 C DRUM at August 11, 2017 10:19 PM (h7sWp)

70 Remember when Top Shots was a thing on Discovery Channel?

Posted by: blaster at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (OvldT)

=======

Worse, I rember when one could actually learn stuff on Discovery. Not so much any more.

Posted by: GOULD at August 11, 2017 10:20 PM (lCt1V)

71
So, if you wish to participate in the commentary period on the Fuel standards and economy and greenhouse gas:

The website is https://www.regulations.gov/

and search and enter it under Docket EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0827

It has to be published in the Federal Register first, but there is a provisional copy out now at this link:

http://preview.tinyurl.com/ybeh8at6

(I wonder what they are doing over at WUWT)


Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:20 PM (mkDpn)

72 Nothing is fresh. Maybe a vinegar douche will help.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:20 PM (UnDQI)

73 About that Googler's lawsuit: He'd have to be crazy to go back to work there. I hope he's shooting for a giant cash settlement, not reinstatement.

Posted by: Audrey Horne in a Sweater at August 11, 2017 10:20 PM (PXbkt)

74 what's CTH?

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 11, 2017 10:18 PM (ILitO)

Conservative Tree House

Posted by: the guy across the street at August 11, 2017 10:20 PM (sf2BM)

75 Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM

Congratulations on the change, teej! Good luck at the new section!

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 10:21 PM (q1+kD)

76 We can't have fresh things.

Posted by: garrett at August 11, 2017 10:21 PM (pIZfS)

77 nerdygirl, it's been wonkier than normal lately. Last night was bad.

Posted by: NCKate at August 11, 2017 10:22 PM (8Xttu)

78 Knowledge

word games.

They set up the problem with a flawed premise that creates the paradox. Then play word games with the paradox they created.

You 'know' a thing to be true, when in fact, you don't know, and then the word games start.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 11, 2017 10:22 PM (m9X4Y)

79 Tell me what's good about a $70k Mercedes E-class sedan with a four-cylinder engine.

I'll wait.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:13 PM (PXj2C)

Just don't hold your breath.

You would be missed.

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 10:22 PM (sqaXk)

80 Casual Friday ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044390547902464

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044464048885760

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044559460954113

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044655049158657

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044734745128962

Posted by: kbdabear at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (3i2nH)

81 What I learned on Discovery: Chopper builders are appallingly stupid.

Posted by: Biker at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (ThxOm)

82 Had a chat with my son at Google in Seattle. He has been too busy working to know what has been going on.

Yes. He is smart enough to keep his mouth shut.

Good times.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (UnDQI)

83 If you're looking to a little more class than this joint affords, consider checking out "God's Grandeur" by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

https://youtu.be/Wtv7KHeLXaM

Posted by: Zaklog the Great at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (SMh/7)

84 41 Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:08 PM (NiR1r)

Sundance is just like anyone else. He doesn't like being wrong. He won't admit he was wrong until the last possible moment.

Unless of course, he isn't wrong.
Posted by: the guy across the street at August 11, 2017 10:12 PM (sf2BM)

===========

It's the whole "He's seriously not a deep stater" angle that he leads with that annoys me. I'm willing to be convinced on that point, but all I've seen is snark and innuendo, no real counterpoints in re Dina Powell, the dumping of Trump people, etc. Acting as if the Circa people (who are that rare bird in modern Journalism: actual investigators) are black hats when they've been the only ones investigating corruption in DC smacks of wanting to ignore any evidence that runs counter to your thesis. I still like his analysis on FP and economic issues, I just wish he'd reign in the patronizing tone.

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (NiR1r)

85 My 16 year old granddaughter could make every google snowflake cry real tears within a few minutes while laughing during the entire asswhipping.

Posted by: colfax mingo at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (5Vhac)

86 I come bearing bad news....I've fallen off the wagon. up to 22,640

Posted by: Tickled Pink at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (smD62)

87 *virgin status believed but not guaranteed
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:06 PM


I'm willing to give it up for you, Cicero. Come into my embrace!

Posted by: Cora Segal at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (DMUuz)

88 Tell me what's good about a $70k Mercedes E-class sedan with a four-cylinder engine.

I'll wait.
Posted by: Cicero




Well, it's no early '80s 240d on the 123 body.

"Acceleration" in that model was Zero to Glacial in 1.12 Epochs.

Same body, with the 300d's in-line five cylinder diesel, was at least useable. And the same with the 300d Turbo-Diesel, was just a great all around car.

Now, if you want a real Piece of Shit Mercedes, you've got to go to the 190d, with it's weak-ass diesel. And a Cadillac Cimarron grade effort for their effort at a "Small Mercedes".

Best or nothing? Been some real "nothings" in their model lineup, over the years.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 10:24 PM (v5iqM)

89 Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (flbmJ)

Good for you!

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 10:24 PM (sqaXk)

90
I remember reading something about Summer's Eve business going downhill. Douching was going out (it's not a good idea for a normal health hoo-ha) thanks to doctors.

So Summer's Eve was in trouble. They came up with "feminine wipes" and other external products and apparently that is taking off and will save Summer's Eve.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 10:24 PM (8O3HH)

91 More Casual Friday ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044819327442946

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896044911195287554

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896045000458469377

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896045091483242496

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/896045183355285504

Posted by: kbdabear at August 11, 2017 10:24 PM (3i2nH)

92 You Want Dana Loesch
You'll settle for Dana Bash
You'll get Dana Milbank

Posted by: JoeF. at August 11, 2017 10:25 PM (89VjS)

93 40 Over on Insty:

Rumor has it President Trump will move Rick Perry over to Homeland Security, and then pick Manchin to run the Department of Energy. The deal apparently hinges on Governor Jim Justice appointing a Republican to replace Manchin.

Art of the motherfucking Deal.

McTurtle better get his big girl panties on tout suite.
Posted by: blaster at August 11, 2017 10:12 PM (OvldT)

=============

Heh, Trump is an evil genius chessmaster.

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:25 PM (NiR1r)

94 I come bearing bad news....I've fallen off the wagon. up to 22,640

Posted by: Tickled Pink at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM

Sorry... But the week ain't over yet! Good luck!

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 10:25 PM (q1+kD)

95 btw, when he was an intern where I worked, he met plenty of smart, great, female, engineers.

But then, we were looking for the best talent. Gender played no role in the hiring decision.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:25 PM (UnDQI)

96 70 Remember when Top Shots was a thing on Discovery Channel?

Posted by: blaster at August 11, 2017 10:15 PM (OvldT)

=======

Worse, I rember when one could actually learn stuff on Discovery. Not so much any more.
Posted by: GOULD


I remember when TLC network was The Learning Channel.
Then they switched to shows where idiot moms slutted up their toddlers.

Posted by: nerdygirl at August 11, 2017 10:25 PM (+lVUW)

97 I come bearing bad news....I've fallen off the wagon. up to 22,640

That's a lot of calories.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 11, 2017 10:26 PM (uCwpM)

98 So I'm sitting in Denny's and hear the black manager ask the black waiter if he stepped on that cracker and left it there. My big mouth said, "Hey! It ain't wrong to step on crackers!" I chuckled but they collapsed behind the prep area. Did us all some good.

Posted by: Dave at Buffalo Roam at August 11, 2017 10:26 PM (ma/0a)

99 You know who else liked Mercedes Benz?

Posted by: JoeF. at August 11, 2017 10:26 PM (89VjS)

100 I'm watching Ozark on Netflix. Pretty good so far.

Posted by: mpfs at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (wYwj3)

101 The discovery channel shows have gone from sharing knowledge to actively disseminating disinformation.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (0wem/)

102 Had a chat with my son at Google in Seattle. He has been too busy working to know what has been going on.

Yes. He is smart enough to keep his mouth shut.

Good times.

Posted by: JAS
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Well, see, here's the thing... we forwarded a transcript of that Google's Director of Diversity. Should we not have done that?

Posted by: Bob, at NSA at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (OdK9v)

103 Thanks Erik.
Also since I'm going into research less chance of getting laid off.
Gonna pay for me to go to super pave certification classes in January I think it is.
Hell, I might end up staying past when I can retire now.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (flbmJ)

104 But then, we were looking for the best talent. Gender played no role in the hiring decision.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:25 PM

I think that is a hanging offense these days. XD

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (q1+kD)

105 *I come bearing bad news....I've fallen off the wagon. (Here, you had me worried)

up to 22,640 ( here, i started laughing)
Posted by: Tickled Pink at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (smD62)*

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (sqaXk)

106 >>>Tonight's ONT brought to you by Mystery Illustration 53:<<<




What the ever loving fuck?!

Posted by: zombie Rube Goldberg at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM (RZ7r7)

107 I too will have clouds obscuring the Perseids (another word that violates the "i before e except after c" rule.)

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at August 11, 2017 10:28 PM (w+Jhj)

108 The History Channel.

Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at August 11, 2017 10:29 PM (T71PA)

109 Also since I'm going into research less chance of getting laid off.
Gonna pay for me to go to super pave certification classes in January I think it is.
Hell, I might end up staying past when I can retire now.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:27 PM

Nice! Sounds like a good situation all around!

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 10:29 PM (q1+kD)

110 You know who else liked Mercedes Benz?
Posted by: JoeF. at August 11, 2017 10:26 PM


Ja!

Posted by: Me and Bobby McGee at August 11, 2017 10:29 PM (DMUuz)

111 82 Had a chat with my son at Google in Seattle. He has been too busy working to know what has been going on.

Yes. He is smart enough to keep his mouth shut.

Good times.

Posted by: JAS


My niece and her husband work for a tech company in Oregon. They don't discuss anything political with people out there.
Liberals are the most close-minded people in the country.

Posted by: nerdygirl at August 11, 2017 10:29 PM (+lVUW)

112 Interesting rumor. Saw it over at Instapundit.

Perry is moved from Energy to DHS. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who apparently has a good chance of not being reelected in a year and a half, goes to Energy. Gov. Jim Justice, who just rejoined the Republican party, picks a 53rd Republican senator.

Suddenly the Dems need *four* Republicans to turn traitor in order to defeat any bills in the Senate.

Posted by: junior at August 11, 2017 10:30 PM (Q6qiA)

113 And we're going to be playing tomorrow night and it's our bass player's 70'th b-day.
Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:15

Congrats on your move at work. And enjoy the gig tomorrow night!

Posted by: Farmer at August 11, 2017 10:31 PM (yJ1e6)

114 Yeah we discussed the "diversity " of everything except political opinion.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:31 PM (UnDQI)

115 I still like his analysis on FP and economic issues, I just wish he'd reign in the patronizing tone.

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:23 PM (NiR1r)

Don't know what to tell you except don't read the CTH until this little war is over.

JMO but I think Bannon has already got this won and all we are witnessing is the mop up operation. McMaster's is going to hang himself without realizing he did it. Until it's too late.

Posted by: the guy across the street at August 11, 2017 10:31 PM (sf2BM)

116 re 112: count on McConnell to eff it up again.

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 11, 2017 10:32 PM (ILitO)

117 Mystery Illustration 53 requires platinum membership. Scratching my old noggin too. But since its beyond my pay grade, I will await messiah obama to explain it.

Posted by: colfax mingo at August 11, 2017 10:33 PM (5Vhac)

118 I too will have clouds obscuring the Perseids (another word that violates the "i before e except after c" rule.)
Posted by: AshevilleRobert
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The Smoky's are earning their name today

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 10:33 PM (OdK9v)

119 What in the ever loving FUCK, Chapman!?

Posted by: garrett at August 11, 2017 10:34 PM (pIZfS)

120 57 Doesn't a Porsche Boxter have a 4 cylinder engine?

I suppose it all comes to what how many horsepower does the 4 cylinder engine put out?

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:17 PM (UnDQI)

A boxster has a flat six like most of their other offerings.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 10:34 PM (Nk0mq)

121 116; mcconnel could fuck up a one pump gas station.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 10:35 PM (KP5rU)

122 Flat six or slant eight, its still butt sex.

Posted by: colfax mingo at August 11, 2017 10:36 PM (5Vhac)

123
Col. Klink had a Mercedes staff car, of course. Hell, they used some Mercedes touring car for the General's staff car -- had two rear axles, and it was one of only three still in existence. A model W31 G4.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 10:36 PM (8O3HH)

124 I come bearing bad news....I've fallen off the wagon. up to 22,640


Intermittent fasting not working out, huh?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 11, 2017 10:36 PM (0mRoj)

125 Okay there are 50 fish in the tanks, there are at least 6 tanks on the sea floor, there are an equal number of fish in each one, there can't be more than 13 tanks.

The answer must be 10 tanks, not 13. 5 per tank. Or I somehow misunderstood the problem.

Posted by: GnuBreed at August 11, 2017 10:36 PM (6jaju)

126 40,
" Over on Insty:



Rumor has it President Trump will move Rick Perry over to Homeland
Security, and then pick Manchin to run the Department of Energy. The
deal apparently hinges on Governor Jim Justice appointing a Republican
to replace Manchin.



Art of the motherfucking Deal."


Now they have to get one more R to vote no on repealing Obamacare joining the infamous 3. If they do that guy is going to be toast as he voted yea already this session.

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 11, 2017 10:37 PM (d3wbb)

127 Now this site is working properly. The Febreze must have worked.

Posted by: nerdygirl at August 11, 2017 10:37 PM (+lVUW)

128 I come bearing bad news....I've fallen off the wagon. up to 22,640


Intermittent fasting not working out, huh?
Posted by: Insomniac at August




what is that in stone? 1580?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:37 PM (0wem/)

129 Don't know what to tell you except don't read the CTH until this little war is over.

JMO but I think Bannon has already got this won and all we are witnessing is the mop up operation. McMaster's is going to hang himself without realizing he did it. Until it's too late.
Posted by: the guy across the street at August 11, 2017 10:31 PM (sf2BM)

==============

Maybe, Trump would have to be a moron to fire Bannon. I don't see him dumping McMaster while the NK thing is ongoing, though.

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:37 PM (NiR1r)

130 Gotta get some sleep.
Windshield time starts at 2 tomorrow and playing 8 to 11 tomorrow.
With probably 1 ten minute break and if the songs we went over at practice Wed night are any indication, and trust me they are, we're gonna be clippin' right along a bit more than normal.
Utube True North South of Memphis for an example.
My arms and wrists aren't 35 any more ya know.

And seriously folks, check out Tommy Emmanuel.
You'll be glad you did I think.

Posted by: teej at August 11, 2017 10:37 PM (flbmJ)

131 before I slip into unconsciousness, I would like to say that the U.S.A. is already structured in parts that could be different places appealing to different types of people. If the federal government wasn't more powerful than the state governments, we could have 50 versions of America. States rights!

my nickle's worth. Also, Erik, you're so supportive, it's wild.

Posted by: booknlass at August 11, 2017 10:38 PM (Ldq+P)

132 123
Col. Klink had a Mercedes staff car, of course. Hell, they used some Mercedes touring car for the General's staff car -- had two rear axles, and it was one of only three still in existence. A model W31 G4.


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W212 > W31. Sorry, Klink.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:38 PM (PXj2C)

133 Suddenly the Dems need *four* turncoats....

We'll see about that.....

Posted by: The Grim Reaper at August 11, 2017 10:39 PM (89VjS)

134 I said once that if Trump removes CAFE standards I would probably build him a shrine.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:04 PM (mkDpn)



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I will sacrifice a virgin at that shrine.



*virgin status believed but not guaranteed

Posted by: Cicero

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Hopefully the shrine is burning all the ethanol that's no longer in our fuel.

Posted by: Jean at August 11, 2017 10:40 PM (9TU00)

135 McConnell is the Mikado of Failure Kabuki.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:40 PM (UnDQI)

136 126 40,
" Over on Insty:



Rumor has it President Trump will move Rick Perry over to Homeland
Security, and then pick Manchin to run the Department of Energy. The
deal apparently hinges on Governor Jim Justice appointing a Republican
to replace Manchin.



Art of the motherfucking Deal."


Now they have to get one more R to vote no on repealing Obamacare joining the infamous 3. If they do that guy is going to be toast as he voted yea already this session.
Posted by: geoffb5 at August 11, 2017 10:37 PM (d3wbb)

==============

If that happens, count on it being Flake. Judging by his book, he's just delusional to think that will save his career, not knowing he's driving the last nails in the coffin...

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 10:40 PM (NiR1r)

137 Hey everybody.

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 10:41 PM (eMKNe)

138 OMG, that knowledge experiment reminded me of a particularly vexing argument hubby and I had this week, when our A/C went on the fritz and we had to try to maintain a modicum of coolness in the house while we were at work. I reminded hubby to shut off all the lights when he left for the day, to which he replied he always shuts off all the lights. No, he doesn't. I come home before he does, and invariably there are lots of lights left on. But he knows he shuts them off. I asked what motive I could possibly have for disagreeing if it weren't true, and ... you can imagine how it went. I have noticed that he shuts the lights off more frequently, now.

Posted by: kalneva at August 11, 2017 10:41 PM (vhW1R)

139
They're doing failure bukake, now. Just covered and dripping with failure, they are.

Someone the other day here mentioned that someone confused kabuki with bukake and got all outraged at Michelle Malkin using the term "kabuki theater", thinking she was really talking crude and lewd.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 10:42 PM (8O3HH)

140 Is that like when someone jumps out of a plane without a chute?

Posted by: Ice T at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (2wRtc)

141 My son, the genius, said when he was 16 "there's no replacement for displacement."

Is a flat six better than a V6?

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (UnDQI)

142 ...I have noticed that he shuts the lights off more frequently, now.
Posted by: kalneva at August 11, 2017 10:41 PM (vhW1R)

But are you sure? There could be a burglar that comes in a turns the lights off.

Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (T71PA)

143 Howdy, qdpsteve!

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (uCwpM)

144 Kabuki Bukkake?

Yep, we have that too.

Posted by: Pornhub at August 11, 2017 10:44 PM (2wRtc)

145 Has anyone here been to an EWF/Chic show this tour? Missed them in their prime, but still stoked. They are playing Verizon next week.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 10:44 PM (PUmDY)

146 Fish schmish. who cares? Why not have a problem about winsome lasses stranded in need of rescue willing to reward with depraved sex acts?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:44 PM (0wem/)

147 kabukake!

re: J.J Sefton

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:45 PM (UnDQI)

148 Fish riddle answer: Chuck it all and take that sub to Tahiti!

Posted by: sinalco at August 11, 2017 10:46 PM (yODqO)

149 Kabuki Bukkake, tomato tomahto, everyone has a white face when it is over.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:46 PM (0wem/)

150 Depraved sex acts. The whole phrase seems so...judgmental.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 11, 2017 10:47 PM (PXj2C)

151 If one were to go to YouTube and search for "
Pornhub Celebrating 10 Years" you will see the Pornhub ad for their ten years announcement.


Couches. Why couches?

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:47 PM (mkDpn)

152 Depraved sex acts. The whole phrase seems so...judgmental.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August




Well then the kind of stuff meagain kelly is going to have to do to get her new job.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:47 PM (0wem/)

153 But are you sure? There could be a burglar that comes in a turns the lights off.
Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (T71PA)

Hah! That's one of the arguments I made! Is someone coming in the house after you leave, and flipping on the lights before I get home?

Posted by: kalneva at August 11, 2017 10:47 PM (vhW1R)

154 Kabuki Bukkake, tomato tomahto, everyone has a white face when it is over.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:46 PM (0wem/)


Noh! Noh is not Kabuki!

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:48 PM (mkDpn)

155 Oh you can't get a man with a gun...
Posted by: Annie Oakley

Who needs them cocksuckers anyways!

Posted by: zombie calamity jane at August 11, 2017 10:48 PM (mJ8mX)

156 Couches. Why couches?
Posted by: Kindltot at Augus




think you have a typo in there.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:48 PM (0wem/)

157 My son, the genius, said when he was 16 "there's no replacement for displacement."
-----

There used to be a saying, "There's no substitute for cubic inches". Some racing wag eventually morphed that into "There's no substitute for cubic money".

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 10:48 PM (OdK9v)

158 One man's depraved sex act is another man's annual obligation sex from his wife.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 11, 2017 10:49 PM (0mRoj)

159 Oh you can't get a man with a gun...
Posted by: Annie Oakley




well the female rape gang thinks otherwise.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:49 PM (0wem/)

160 Take me down to diversity city
where the boys are girls and the girls ain't pretty
oh won't you please shoot me dead, yeah yeah..

Posted by: Runs & Gooses at August 11, 2017 10:49 PM (eMKNe)

161 Re: Google
I found this Talk at Google with Christian pastor Francis Chan from about a year or so ago. It's encouraging to know that there are probably many Christians at Google who are praying fervently about Google's current problems and that God is listening to their prayers.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yd5fpx7u (youtube video)

Posted by: sinalco at August 11, 2017 10:49 PM (yODqO)

162 and I'll join teej in urging y'all to check out Tommy E.

see ya tomorrow night

Posted by: booknlass at August 11, 2017 10:51 PM (Ldq+P)

163
think you have a typo in there.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:48 PM (0wem/)
Eh?
I mean I can go on about Marmalade and "vou-les-vous cochon avec moi" and explain that is because Marmalade is a gamon.
But that is weaponized typos.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:51 PM (mkDpn)

164 I remember when TLC network was The Learning Channel.
And Arts N Entertainment.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 10:51 PM (mJ8mX)

165 booknlass knows Sheila E.?

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 10:52 PM (eMKNe)

166 I mean I can go on about Marmalade and "vou-les-vous cochon avec moi" and explain that is because Marmalade is a gamon.
But that is weaponized typos.
Posted by: Kindltot at August




oh, you really meant couches.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:52 PM (0wem/)

167 So Summer's Eve was in trouble. They came up with "feminine wipes" and other external products and apparently that is taking off and will save Summer's Eve.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 10:24 PM (8O3HH)

They need to invent bacon-flavored wipes FTW.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 10:53 PM (iPbwM)

168 speaking of which, who wants marmalade in bed?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:53 PM (0wem/)

169 This is great:

https://tinyurl.com/y9jxlln2

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 10:53 PM (eMKNe)

170 before I slip into unconsciousness, I would like to say that the U.S.A. is already structured in parts that could be different places appealing to different types of people. If the federal government wasn't more powerful than the state governments, we could have 50 versions of America. States rights!

my nickle's worth. Also, Erik, you're so supportive, it's wild.

Posted by: booknlass at August 11, 2017 10:38 PM

States rights would be the best solution to our current problems, I think. Unfortunately, I don't think the left would go for it...they give up too much power and money...

And since I don't have any knowledge, wisdom, or anything interesting to say, it's about all I can add to the conversation. XD

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 10:53 PM (q1+kD)

171 Okay there are 50 fish in the tanks, there are at least 6 tanks on the sea floor, there are an equal number of fish in each one, there can't be more than 13 tanks.

The answer must be 10 tanks, not 13. 5 per tank. Or I somehow misunderstood the problem.


Posted by: GnuBreed at August 11, 2017 10:36 PM (6jaju)

Oh dear God, math on a Friday night?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 10:54 PM (Jcg9Q)

172 Ethanol costs more per gallon than gas or we would be using already instead of gasoline.

So, wtf do high ethanol blends cost less per gallon than the usual 10% blend crap they sell here?




Ahh, subsidies...



Which brings me to the next question.
Do high ethanol blends have a higher profit margin?

Posted by: Burnt Toast at August 11, 2017 10:54 PM (P/kVC)

173 Couches/Sofas is a southern/rest of country thing, it seems.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (PUmDY)

174 Cosmic Charlie: my grandmother from Iowa used to always call a couch/sofa, a davenport.

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (eMKNe)

175 168 speaking of which, who wants marmalade in bed?
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:53 PM (0wem/)

Ms Dunham was talking about something regarding food items in unlikely places. You two should conversate.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (Nk0mq)

176 Cicero!!!

Posted by: zombie colonel klink at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (mJ8mX)

177 Which brings me to the next question.
Do high ethanol blends have a higher profit margin?

Posted by: Burnt Toast at August




Depends whether you are talking about the top shelf or well variety.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:56 PM (0wem/)

178 I too will have clouds obscuring the Perseids (another word that violates the "i before e except after c" rule.)

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at August 11, 2017 10:28 PM (w+Jhj)

It doesn't really violate the rule, because the "e" and the "i" are parts of different syllables. It's per-see-ids.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 10:56 PM (iPbwM)

179 Well, you wouldn't throw her out for eating crackers, now, would you?

https://youtu.be/t4LWIP7SAjY

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 10:56 PM (mkDpn)

180 WO ISSS ZISS MAN???

Posted by: Maj. Hochstetter at August 11, 2017 10:56 PM (PXj2C)

181 ...Is a flat six better than a V6?



Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (UnDQI)


It's mostly a "packaging" issue; making best engine fit in the available space within the chassis and body limitations.

Porsche's "Flat Six" does well in the Boxter's mid-engine layout, as well as fitting into the 911's tapered rear-body work in, aft of the rear axle.

A V-6 just wouldn't fit those spaces and shapes, at all.

Volkswagen has an odd outlier with their "W-6" configuration. Nearly as compact as an inline-four, too.

My favorite Flat Six, is found though in the Honda Gold Wing touring motorcycle, and it's Valkyrie cruiser counterpart.

Still, for the pinnacle of six cylinder sweetness, it's hard to beat a good inline-six. BMW nearly perfected them in the '80s and '90s.

Honda's CBX inline six....just wow. What a sweet ride?

And the current BMW inline six sport-touring bike... a mechanical symphony at well over 100 mph, without effort.

The torque characteristics of a well done inline six, are simply amazing.

And that includes the venerable Dodge Slant Six, Ford's 300 c.u. six, and others of similar lineage.

America really does needs a Hall of Fame, just for internal combustion engines. Even the ones made overseas.

This is the technology that made Americans mobile, resulting in the most profound societal change in a People in recorded history.

And engine grease under one's fingernails is a highly honorable distinction, these days.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 10:57 PM (v5iqM)

182 Dunham was talking about something regarding food items in unlikely places. You two should conversate.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August




Well, she is not the only option for alternative food uses. Miss Basinger had some interesting ideas.


Seems this dunham woman would not be especially messy with food in bed since she would be likely to simply shove the unopened bottle in.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 10:58 PM (0wem/)

183 10 tanks.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 11, 2017 10:59 PM (89T5c)

184 *blesses save tags*



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 10:59 PM (v5iqM)

185 Have heard of Davenports, didn't ever think it was a sofa.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 10:59 PM (PUmDY)

186 Is a flat six better than a V6?

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 10:43 PM (UnDQI)

Inherently balanced. You can balance a V6, but takes some doing.

You know, the old in-line six was a very smooth engine, too.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:00 PM (iPbwM)

187 Well, you wouldn't throw her out for eating crackers, now, would you?

https://youtu.be/t4LWIP7SAjY
Posted by: Kindltot at August




Well, I would but not everyone would.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpozspIMH9E

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:00 PM (0wem/)

188 "It doesn't really violate the rule, because the "e" and the "i" are parts of different syllables. It's per-see-ids."

Per se.

Posted by: Perseus at August 11, 2017 11:01 PM (XoldI)

189 For some reason I thought a Davenport was a sleeper sofa. Damn those things sucked to move.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 11:01 PM (Nk0mq)

190 Cosmic Charlie: my grandmother from Iowa used to always call a couch/sofa, a davenport.

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (eMKNe)


She wasn't from Davenport, Iowa by any chance, was she?

I grew up in Norfolk, VA and actually had a Norfolk jacket.

Posted by: RickZ at August 11, 2017 11:03 PM (Urgf/)

191 Is it getting warm in here or is it just me?

Posted by: Couch Fucker at August 11, 2017 11:03 PM (XoldI)

192 you wouldn't throw her out for eating crackers
====

That's platinum subscription content.

Posted by: Pornhub at August 11, 2017 11:03 PM (2wRtc)

193
I!
SEE!
10!
TANKS!

Posted by: Capt. Picard at August 11, 2017 11:03 PM (RZ7r7)

194 One of the great things about an inline 6 is near perfect primary and secondary balance.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:03 PM (OdK9v)

195 So, I am getting my paperwork together to submit to the Egyptian Antiquities Commission to get approval for disassembling the Giza pyramids and the Sphinx.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:04 PM (0wem/)

196 Apropos of nothing. The retrospectives after Glen Cambell passing reminded me of John Hartford opening the tv show with the banjo. Checked out some of Hartfords later albums. That is some good traditional and bluegrass stuff. Need to pick up a couple of the CDs. It is happy music!

Posted by: JTB at August 11, 2017 11:04 PM (V+03K)

197 Is it getting warm in here or is it just me?
Posted by: Couch Fucker at August




watch out for those rusty springs.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:04 PM (0wem/)

198 RickZ, no. She was from Ellsworth, Iowa.

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 11:04 PM (eMKNe)

199 190 Rickz

> Norfolk jacket

https://youtu.be/OuNLLn23nUA

Posted by: ibguy at August 11, 2017 11:04 PM (vUcdz)

200 Thought it was a sideboard.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 11:05 PM (PUmDY)

201 I take it back, the current model year on the boxster (and Cayman) they changed from a flat 6 to a flat 4.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 11:05 PM (Nk0mq)

202 I take it back, the current model year on the boxster (and Cayman) they changed from a flat 6 to a flat 4.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August




Oops, is this the bitch Porsche thread?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:06 PM (0wem/)

203 Weirdo.

Posted by: swiss-cheese f#cker at August 11, 2017 11:06 PM (mJ8mX)

204 I have a v6 in my Toyota Sienna. the 186 hp is nice.

If you put that in a lighter coupe, that rocket could scoot.

Posted by: JAS at August 11, 2017 11:07 PM (UnDQI)

205 I thought a davenport was an old patio glider.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 11, 2017 11:07 PM (89T5c)

206 Couches/Sofas is a southern/rest of country thing, it seems.
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (PUmDY)




No, Charlie. When you are f******G them they are just couches!

Posted by: Probably not Sterling Archer at August 11, 2017 11:08 PM (mkDpn)

207 Farmer, how is Jules doing?

Posted by: Donna and V. at August 11, 2017 11:09 PM (P8951)

208 'It'.... 'it' would be great fun.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:10 PM (OdK9v)

209 Used to be called 'chesterfields' in Canada into the '70s but overtaken by 'couches' and 'sofas' probably because of U.S. television influence. (Kind of like "could care less" taking over through Valley Girl Speak to use an American example.)

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:12 PM (mJ8mX)

210 Ghetto glider? I have one I have to repaint every once in a while, but it is awesome.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 11:12 PM (PUmDY)

211 209 Used to be called 'chesterfields' in Canada into the '70s but overtaken by 'couches' and 'sofas' probably because of U.S. television influence. (Kind of like "could care less" taking over through Valley Girl Speak to use an American example.)
Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:12 PM (mJ8mX)

Smoking a Chesterfield would take on a whole new meaning.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 11:13 PM (Nk0mq)

212 I shall take that last pic to be a caption contest:

"PULL!"

Posted by: mikeski at August 11, 2017 11:14 PM (88xRJ)

213 Has there really ever been a good three-cylinder engine, in a car?

Been a few motorcycles. Triumph Trident, Yamaha XS-850, the current Triumph Thunderbird, and my favorite, the 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III.

And let's not forget the vaunted Kawasaki two-stroke Triples. Frightening bikes, blistering acceleration, woeful handling, laughable brakes.

Any other "benchmark" triples out there, Horde?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:15 PM (v5iqM)

214 206 Couches/Sofas is a southern/rest of country thing, it seems.
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (PUmDY)



No, Charlie. When you are f******G them they are just couches!
Posted by: Probably not Sterling Archer at August 11, 2017 11:08 PM (mkDpn)

The don't usually fit in the trunk though.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 11, 2017 11:15 PM (0mRoj)

215 On the earlier post about dividing the country, as much as I wish we could do that, I don't see a future in it. The reason I don't is because the people we're up against have global aspirations. They will never leave us alone, because they are intent to save us from ourselves with the enlightenment they acquired in their (insert grievance)-studies classes.

Should we split into Red America and Blue America, Blue America will immediately set about sending spies and recruiting useful idiots in Red America to worm their way into the institutions.

Some time, many years hence, after people had been divided again, the idea would again be floated... and another slice would be carved off of Red America.

Shall we admit defeat by allowing them to carve this country up, it will lead to the inevitable destruction of our way of life, decades or centuries down the line.

For posterity, that our children and our children's children are not condemned to slavery under the global fascist government the left would install, we must stay the course. There is no way out but through.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 11, 2017 11:17 PM (X52ZZ)

216 Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX
Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:15 PM (v5iqM)

Isn't/wasn't one of the Smart cars a three cylinder?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 11:17 PM (Nk0mq)

217 well, that 3 cylinder geo metro was something. 0 to 60 in a week or so.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:18 PM (0wem/)

218 125 Okay there are 50 fish in the tanks, there are at least 6 tanks on the sea floor, there are an equal number of fish in each one, there can't be more than 13 tanks.

The answer must be 10 tanks, not 13. 5 per tank. Or I somehow misunderstood the problem.

Posted by: GnuBreed at August 11, 2017 10:36 PM (6jaju)

++++

The 50 was the total number of sea critters: that is, the fish in the tanks plus the sharks roaming around the 3 areas.


Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at August 11, 2017 11:19 PM (pvjTE)

219 For posterity, that our children and our children's children are not condemned to slavery under the global fascist government the left would install, we must stay the course. There is no way out but through.
Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August




indeed.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:19 PM (0wem/)

220 The vaping story CDR M linked to itself contained a link to a story regarding a 4 year stay of the FDA's vapepocalypse (i.e., the effective banning of vaping originally scheduled for August 201 which I was totally unaware of. Thanks, CDR M!

Posted by: antisocial justice beatnik: relegated to public wifi at August 11, 2017 11:19 PM (iPaUW)

221 This ONT brought to you by the letter, "N."

Posted by: flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner at August 11, 2017 11:19 PM (mwzxT)

222 And all those American cigarette brands were given fancy, English names like Marlboro, Pall Mall and Chesterfields in the 1930s and earlier out of snob appeal. Had to be rebranded later like the cowboy Marlboro Man. (Although I see Winston started in 1954.)

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:20 PM (mJ8mX)

223 Farmer, how is Jules doing?
Posted by: Donna and V. at August 11, 2017 11:09

Hi Donna, she's doing well, thanks for asking.

Just went to dr Mon and her macular degeneration is stable, good news. She's taking the eye vitamins, hopefully that helps.

Posted by: Farmer at August 11, 2017 11:20 PM (yJ1e6)

224 Dog skateboarding video was shot in Solana Beach. Knew it the second he cruised by the Pizza Port (used to be good but it's gotten too popular... waited an hour for a pizza once; never again).

Posted by: Average Guy at August 11, 2017 11:20 PM (LMcFk)

225 For some reason I got the fish puzzle completely right about halfway through. Just seemed obvious. Weird because I don't usually get those kinds of puzzles at all and once I try to work them out properly it gets worse. I feel like I should look over some random numbers and play the lottery now.

My Dad always said that Mercedes was Hitler's revenge.

Posted by: Hopped Up On Something at August 11, 2017 11:21 PM (B9t7n)

226 Oh, in the off chance our Dread Lord Ace is lurking here, your post on Michael Moore was GOLD! Laugh out loud side splitting hilarity.

Posted by: Jackal at August 11, 2017 11:23 PM (NiR1r)

227 She's taking the eye vitamins, hopefully that helps.
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That's what my 93-year-old dad is doing. I think it is helping.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:23 PM (mJ8mX)

228 Has there really ever been a good three-cylinder engine, in a car?

Been a few motorcycles. Triumph Trident, Yamaha XS-850, the current Triumph Thunderbird, and my favorite, the 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III.

And let's not forget the vaunted Kawasaki two-stroke Triples. Frightening bikes, blistering acceleration, woeful handling, laughable brakes.

Any other "benchmark" triples out there, Horde?



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:15 PM (v5iqM)

Two-stroke Saabs? And there was a DKW 2-stroke triple, too. And I think there was a Pontiac Firefly, Japan-built, with a three-banger.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:24 PM (iPbwM)

229 I thought sauerkraut and Oktoberfest sausages were Hitler's revenge? Or was that Montezuma?

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:24 PM (mJ8mX)

230 Hi Donna, she's doing well, thanks for asking.

Just went to dr Mon and her macular degeneration is stable, good news. She's taking the eye vitamins, hopefully that helps.

Posted by: Farmer at August 11, 2017 11:20 PM

That is good news! I hope her condition continues to remain stable!

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 11:25 PM (q1+kD)

231
Ford tractors, in the 2000 - 4000 range, which later became 2910 - 4910 and lord knows what New Holland calls them now used some 3 cyl diesels that were some of the best engines around around. We've got a 2000 and and 3190. They used the same basic block, just different bores and strokes, 4.2" and 4.4"

The 3910 is 4.4"x4.2"for 192 cid. A "square engine" was equal bore and stroke. The square version was 201 cd, 4.4"x 4.4". The 6 cyl 4.4" was a 401 cid, and that's a good engine as well.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 11:25 PM (8O3HH)

232 Well I can now cross "eat a whole bag of tater tots" off my bucket list.

*burp*

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:26 PM (Jcg9Q)

233 I searched out the Stephan Molyneux interview with James Damore (the google "Manifesto" writer). 45 minutes but very interesting if you haven't seen it yet. James is not a polished speaker but seems very smart.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN1vEfqHGro

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:26 PM (zoSd2)

234 Re; Trump - McMaster - Bannon.

I see Trump as picking someone for a position to solve a certain problem, get some result. If they do well then they may be moved to another position for which their particular skill set will be useful. If they don't solve the problem then they get moved out and someone else comes in. Maybe not even to solve the same problem if it is determined that it can't be solved from that position.

In the campaign, Cory was there to get things going and the campaign off the ground. Manafort was brought in when they needed someone to wargame the battles for delegates. After that was solved Kellyanne came in with her polling expertise to figure where the votes were that could be taken away from Hillary.

All the stuff in the news, to me, is mostly smoke - mirrors - disinformation by all sides. Politics has always been real war for the left. The right usually treats it as a gentleman's game, poker for matchsticks. That is being changed, and it is going to be war domestically and sides will have to be chosen.




Posted by: geoffb5 at August 11, 2017 11:26 PM (d3wbb)

235 trump
trump
trump

deport
deport
deport

Posted by: original jake at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (QvI/V)

236 174 Cosmic Charlie: my grandmother from Iowa used to always call a couch/sofa, a davenport.
Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 10:55 PM (eMKNe)
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That's what my MIL from central Illinois always called it!
I had heard "couch" (CO, PA, other places) and south of DC it seems it's always a "sofa."
But I had never heard "davenport" before meeting her.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (0jtPF)

237 I suppose the Wankel could be called a three cylinder, but I suppose you are talking about the Geo style one.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (mkDpn)

238 She's taking the eye vitamins, hopefully that helps.
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That's what my 93-year-old dad is doing. I think it is helping.
Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:23

God bless him, good for him. Jules' Dad had this occur at younger age, don't recall when. But back then they didn't even know about vitamin E and others possibly helping. He's now pretty much blind, can see shadows.

That's what's so scary to J, it seems to have a genetic component. Hopefully knowledge will advance.

Posted by: Farmer at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (yJ1e6)

239 For posterity, that our children and our children's children are not condemned to slavery under the global fascist government the left would install, we must stay the course. There is no way out but through.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 11, 2017 11:17 PM (X52ZZ)

That's why Blue America must be conquered.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (Jcg9Q)

240 209 ... My Quebec grandparents called a sofa a chesterfield. Combined with that thick French accent (which they never lost) it sounded much cooler than a 'couch'.

Posted by: JTB at August 11, 2017 11:28 PM (V+03K)

241 Has there really ever been a good three-cylinder engine, in a car?
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'Good' is debatable. Saab, of course, and some DKW's were imported. My dad (a lover of the eccentric) bought one of those. 3 cyl. two stoke, 4 on the column, FWD. Gas station attendants were a bit taken aback when he would pour in a quart of outboard motor oil halfway through their filling the tank.

It also had a 'Free Wheel' sprag clutch that could be enabled/disabled by a control cable on the dash. When disabled, the car would free wheel, i.e. there was no engine drag/braking under closed throttle.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (OdK9v)

242 That's what my MIL from central Illinois always called it!
I had heard "couch" (CO, PA, other places) and south of DC it seems it's always a "sofa."
But I had never heard "davenport" before meeting her.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (0jtPF)

That was quite common also where I grew up in west Michigan.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (Jcg9Q)

243 It would be bas ass if when trump order the obliviation of the norks he orders all of the first wave of bombs to have Otto Wambeers*(sp?) name on them

*the kid from Ohio the norks returned brain dean

Posted by: original jake at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (QvI/V)

244 Evening Horde!

Posted by: Tonypete at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (tr2D7)

245 BTW, Marlboros were originally marketed to women in 1924 with the filter-tips being promoted as ladylike. Changed to appeal to men concerned about cancer in the '50s because of the filter-tips.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (mJ8mX)

246 Been a few motorcycles. Triumph Trident, Yamaha XS-850, the current Triumph Thunderbird, and my favorite, the 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III.
---------

Triumph triple was 'Trident', Rocket was a BSA.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:31 PM (OdK9v)

247 Been a few motorcycles. Triumph Trident, Yamaha XS-850, the current Triumph Thunderbird, and my favorite, the 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III.
---------

Triumph triple was 'Trident', Rocket was a BSA.
Posted by: Mike Hammer,
---------

Oops. Ignore that.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:31 PM (OdK9v)

248 well, that 3 cylinder geo metro was something. 0 to 60 in a week or so.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:18 PM (0wem/)

Heh. I used to own the 4 cylinder Suzuki copy. Regularly got 43mpg, occasionally got 50mpg.

Laugh all you want.

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 11:31 PM (sqaXk)

249 >>Two-stroke Saabs? And there was a DKW 2-stroke triple, too. And I think there was a Pontiac Firefly, Japan-built, with a three-banger.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon

My brother had that Saab when he lived in the Rockies. When you took your foot off the accelerator it went into neutral for free wheeling down hill. It was built just for the mountains and the funniest thing was the gas assembly on the carb was rubber and when the car got really hot it would fall off and you had to wait until the engine cooled and stick it back on. Brilliant.

Posted by: Hopped Up On Something at August 11, 2017 11:31 PM (B9t7n)

250 Horde!
Posted by: Tonypete at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (tr2D7)


Hey

Posted by: Ladylibertarian at August 11, 2017 11:32 PM (TdMsT)

251 Margarita: must be a midwestern thing.

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 11:32 PM (eMKNe)

252 For posterity, that our children and our children's children are not condemned to slavery under the global fascist government the left would install, we must stay the course. There is no way out but through.
Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August




indeed.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:19 PM (0wem/)



The 2nd Amendment looks more and more powerful every day. Founders knew what they were doing.

I'm very pessimistic about the short-term, but optimistic for the long-term (if that makes sense). The difference in duration of those terms?....I have no idea

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at August 11, 2017 11:32 PM (oAY8z)

253 Country Boy: See 251. :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 11:32 PM (eMKNe)

254 "Sideboard" or "buffet?"

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (0jtPF)

255 245 BTW, Marlboros were originally marketed to women in 1924 with the filter-tips being promoted as ladylike. Changed to appeal to men concerned about cancer in the '50s because of the filter-tips.
Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (mJ8mX)

So their dainty lips would not touch tobacco.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (Nk0mq)

256 "Joe Manchin (D-WV), who apparently has a good chance of not being
reelected in a year and a half, goes to Energy. Gov. Jim Justice, who
just rejoined the Republican party, picks a 53rd Republican senator."

It'll cost $5B/yr.

Which is what the party-transmogrified Justice is now saying he needs in terms of federal aid to keep West Virginia subsurface coal a going proposition in the age of cheaply fracked natural gas.

Trump better drive a damn hard bargain as to exactly who that 53rd Senator would be.

Posted by: torquewrench at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (ujwCG)

257 Triumph triple was 'Trident', Rocket was a BSA.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:31 PM (OdK9v)



Triumph Rocket III

http://tinyurl.com/y8z2vrfq


You're welcome!



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX


Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (v5iqM)

258
Those 3cyl Ford diesels would usually go about 6000 hours before needing any overhaul. That little 2000 of ours has 5500ish hours on it and it isn't using a drop of oil.

Those engines are massive hunks of cast iron. Massive.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (8O3HH)

259 Has there really ever been a good three-cylinder engine, in a car?
)))

To balance a 3 cylinder adds complexity. Which adds more cost than adding the fourth cylinder without any real benefit. So a fun engineering exercise but likely a failing saleable product.

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (zoSd2)

260 You know, for some reason I just had an image of Shep Smith smoking a cigarette in one of those long holder deals.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (Nk0mq)

261 I suppose the Wankel could be called a three cylinder, but I suppose you are talking about the Geo style one.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (mkDpn)

Wankels are such weird birds, it's hard to categorize them. There are no cylinders, as such. The three-lobed rotors intersect with kinda-elliptical housing to create the cavities that progress around the inside of the housing as the rotor orbits (it doesn't simply turn on its own axis). And each cavity, as it progresses, mimics the combustion cycle of a 2-stroked piston engine, after a fashion.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:34 PM (iPbwM)

262 Personal hobby....finding geographically specific "I've Been Everywhere, Man" songs.

Found so far:

U.S.
Canada
UK
Ireland
Australia
WoW
India

Looking for more!

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at August 11, 2017 11:35 PM (phxs1)

263 Vaping is an addiction.

First come the tanks.

Then comes the winding of the coils, and the fashioning of the cotton wicks.

Then come the multimeters and the Clapton coils.

It never ends, until you have 10 different mods, and an Electrical Engineering degree.

Posted by: Splunge at August 11, 2017 11:35 PM (iMxBJ)

264 254 ... Growing up in Rhode Island, it was called a buffet, which I continue to use. Here in Virginia I think sideboard is more common.

Posted by: JTB at August 11, 2017 11:35 PM (V+03K)

265 You're welcome!

Jim
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Yeah, I hit Post before my brain processed what you had there. Now you know why they didn't hire me to work on the Space Shuttle.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:35 PM (OdK9v)

266 260: that was no cigarette.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 11:36 PM (KP5rU)

267 248 well, that 3 cylinder geo metro was something. 0 to 60 in a week or so.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:18 PM (0wem/)

"Faster, Ned!"
"I can't! It's a Geeee-oooh!!!"

Posted by: Average Guy at August 11, 2017 11:36 PM (LMcFk)

268 It also had a 'Free Wheel' sprag clutch that could be enabled/disabled by a control cable on the dash. When disabled, the car would free wheel, i.e. there was no engine drag/braking under closed throttle.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM (OdK9v)

Killed the ring-ding, too, I guess.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:36 PM (iPbwM)

269 Good evening.

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:37 PM (mknWS)

270 Oh Kubota has a 3 cylinder that is hugely popular in tractors and Bobcats so maybe it's great at torque.

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:37 PM (zoSd2)

271 171 Oh dear God, math on a Friday night?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 10:54 PM (Jcg9Q)


CDR M started it. I ain't taking the blame.

Posted by: GnuBreed at August 11, 2017 11:38 PM (6jaju)

272 So their dainty lips would not touch tobacco.
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Only a whore leaves red lipstick marks on a paper cigarette. (I just had an image of Shep too!)

The Wiki article also says there was a red band around the filter to hide lipstick stains.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:38 PM (mJ8mX)

273 that was no cigarette.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 11:36 PM (KP5rU)

Then what was it Jefe?

Posted by: Maduro the Nic, 2nd in Command at August 11, 2017 11:38 PM (sf2BM)

274 Re: "This simple philosophical puzzle shows how difficult it is to know something."

Is it just me or is that as stupid a waste of time and gubment money as in. How retarded?

Is the beer in the fridge ? Is it not ? Am I telepathic if I "know" there is beer in the fridge before I open the door? Wtf is this cr@p?

Obviously all dude knows is he saw and felt himself putting beer in the fridge earlier. Sensory perception may be suspect as is physical reality. He left .... dum dum dum ... ewoks came in and replaced his furniture with copies ... he comes back and drinks the beer on his couch but does he notice a stain is missing?

Am I doing it wrong ? Wtf

Posted by: Some things change at August 11, 2017 11:38 PM (QpA8s)

275 >>Any other "benchmark" triples out there, Horde? >>

BMW K75S. Lighter and better balanced than the K100 but with enough power for canyon carving.

Posted by: Western Slope Mope at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (WrMht)

276 Particularly humiliating, my Triumph Sprint RS is a triple. Took me a minute.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (OdK9v)

277 263 Splunge

Not necessarily: https://lotolabs.com/products/loto-lux-induction-vaporizer

Posted by: ibguy at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (vUcdz)

278 242---That was quite common also where I grew up in west Michigan.
Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:29 PM
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Aha. I think my FIL called it a davenport too, although I just assumed he was using his wife's word. But now that you mention it, he was from Grand Rapids.
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251 Margarita: must be a midwestern thing.
Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 11:32 PM (eMKNe)
---------------------------------
Apparently so --- a broader regional thing rather than the funny localism I thought it was.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (0jtPF)

279 That's why Blue America must be conquered.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:27 PM (Jcg9Q)

By discrediting their ideologies, if at all possible, and I think that time is coming soon. As much as the Republican establishment is in a race to the bottom, trying to steal defeat from the jaws of victory, the Left's control is eroding at a quickening pace. People are starting to wonder about the man behind the curtain, and ignore the theatrics.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (X52ZZ)

280 Hey
Posted by: Ladylibertarian
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Good evening M'lady!

Posted by: Tonypete at August 11, 2017 11:40 PM (tr2D7)

281 Heh. I used to own the 4 cylinder Suzuki copy. Regularly got 43mpg, occasionally got 50mpg.

Laugh all you want.
Posted by: tbodie at August




what you saved in gas you lost in time traveling.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:40 PM (0wem/)

282 I always thought a buffet was an expensive/fancy name for a sideboard.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 11, 2017 11:40 PM (PUmDY)

283 If Ewoks brought in the copied furniture, I think finding new stains would be a more likely problem than missing ones.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:41 PM (mJ8mX)

284 U.S.
Canada
UK
Ireland
Australia
WoW
India

Looking for more!

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at August 11, 2017 11:35 PM (phxs1)

I believe the granddaddy of them all was the Aussie one. Canadian Hank Snow heard, and wrote a version that incorporated both USA and Canadian place names, and it was a huge country hit in both the USA and Canada, and that version has been covered by many singers since then.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:41 PM (iPbwM)

285 And until I open the fridge, I don't know if Schrodinger's cat has drunk my beer?

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:41 PM (mJ8mX)

286 "Faster, Ned!"
"I can't! It's a Geeee-oooh!!!"
Posted by: Average Guy at August




heh

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:42 PM (0wem/)

287 Okay, quick question.

And I realize I should probably know this, but...okay, I'm a dumb ass who doesn't date much. I hang my head in shame and then I shall sleep in the barrel.

Okay! So if I'm gonna ask a goil out, just very simple and casual date, how far ahead should I ask? Obviously you don't spring this shit on someone last minutes, but...two? Three days? Ish?

Goodness, I feel like such a weenie.

Posted by: Robert , big fuckin' Winnie at August 11, 2017 11:42 PM (mknWS)

288 With reference to #219 and #215 (above): Does anybody else know or has read Orwell's review in 1946 of Zamyiatin's novel, "WE", written in 1923 (censored, of course in revolutionary Russia) in which Orwell speaks of the similarities in that book (WE) to Huxley's "Brave New World" ??

Note that Orwell published "1984" in 1949, three years after his review of "We." Damore's public humiliation ceremony in the closed world of Google is stunningly reminiscent.

Posted by: Anne R. Abler at August 11, 2017 11:42 PM (H0SP/)

289 Has there really ever been a good three-cylinder engine, in a car?
)))

To balance a 3 cylinder adds complexity. Which adds more cost than adding the fourth cylinder without any real benefit. So a fun engineering exercise but likely a failing saleable product.


Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:33 PM (zoSd2)




Hmmm. A three-cylinder radial, laid out like an aircraft radial. Liquid cooled, mounted horizontally. Super low center of gravity, would only need a 90 degree bevel gear to send the power to a transmission. Other accessory drives could be mounted in any number of ways.

Don't know if it could be made to be a smooth engine, but the packaging opportunities would seem to work well with a whole series of small, light, simple vehicles.

??? thoughts ???


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:43 PM (v5iqM)

290 A big Winnie, now?

Thank you, autocucumber!

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:43 PM (mknWS)

291 Sooner or later, someone is going to cross the beams with Chesterfields and women who smoke.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:43 PM (OdK9v)

292 Okay, quick question.

And I realize I should probably know this, but...okay, I'm a dumb ass who doesn't date much. I hang my head in shame and then I shall sleep in the barrel.

Okay! So if I'm gonna ask a goil out, just very simple and casual date, how far ahead should I ask? Obviously you don't spring this shit on someone last minutes, but...two? Three days? Ish?

Goodness, I feel like such a weenie.
Posted by: Robert , big fuckin' Winnie at August




well then, here we go!

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:44 PM (0wem/)

293 what you saved in gas you lost in time traveling.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:40 PM (0wem/)

43mpg, 70mph, AC on.

Damn good car.

Posted by: tbodie at August 11, 2017 11:44 PM (sqaXk)

294 Seems to me from my limited knowledge all really successful 3 cylinder engines are all diesel.

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:44 PM (zoSd2)

295 By discrediting their ideologies, if at all possible, and I think that time is coming soon. As much as the Republican establishment is in a race to the bottom, trying to steal defeat from the jaws of victory, the Left's control is eroding at a quickening pace. People are starting to wonder about the man behind the curtain, and ignore the theatrics.
Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (X52ZZ)


I hope so. I'm not so sure. Although I definitely agree about discrediting the ideology vs. trying to stamp out via force (which only makes the ideology stronger, in the long run)

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at August 11, 2017 11:45 PM (oAY8z)

296 277 Not necessarily: https://lotolabs.com/products/loto-lux-induction-vaporizer
Posted by: ibguy at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (vUcdz)


Hmmm. Seems aimed at potheads ("dry herb"), but might be worth a look.

Posted by: Splunge at August 11, 2017 11:45 PM (iMxBJ)

297 Or do I have to think of the beer as both there and drunk at the same time???

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:45 PM (mJ8mX)

298 287; you are overthinking it.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 11:45 PM (KP5rU)

299
Okay, quick question.

And I realize I should probably know this, but...okay, I'm a dumb ass who doesn't date much. I hang my head in shame and then I shall sleep in the barrel.

Okay! So if I'm gonna ask a goil out, just very simple and casual date, how far ahead should I ask? Obviously you don't spring this shit on someone last minutes, but...two? Three days? Ish?

Goodness, I feel like such a weenie.
Posted by: Robert , big fuckin' Winnie at August




We are going to need more information.
What is the date? Night at the opera or swing through sonic on the way home from work?
How well do you know her?
Is she a blood relation?
Have you had sex with her or a blood relation, hers or yours, before?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (0wem/)

300 well then, here we go!
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:44 PM (0wem/)

Disaster looms, but I shall face it like a man.

Even if it's the big sissy kind...like a man!

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (mknWS)

301 By discrediting their ideologies, if at all possible, and I think that time is coming soon. As much as the Republican establishment is in a race to the bottom, trying to steal defeat from the jaws of victory, the Left's control is eroding at a quickening pace. People are starting to wonder about the man behind the curtain, and ignore the theatrics.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM

The internet has been a great thing for this. People can actually see things for themselves without the editing of the media. Republican politicians are basically worthless, or maybe even on the enemy side, so the less we count on them, the better.

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (q1+kD)

302 Seems to me from my limited knowledge all really successful 3 cylinder engines are all diesel.
Posted by: X-ray
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As Jim has pointed out, the 3 cyl. Kaws were very successful, as have been the Triumphs.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (OdK9v)

303 15 minutes if your opening line is, "Does this cloth smell like chloroform to you?"

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (mJ8mX)

304 43mpg, 70mph, AC on.

Damn good car.
Posted by: tbodie at August




well that is a good thing considering how much time you must have spent in it.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:47 PM (0wem/)

305 264 254 ... Growing up in Rhode Island, it was called a buffet, which I continue to use. Here in Virginia I think sideboard is more common.
Posted by: JTB at August 11, 2017 11:35 PM (V+03K)
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When I was a little bitty furriner learning English, the word I was taught was "sideboard." But when we came to the US, the word I always heard was "buffet" --- until I settled in Virginia, where I finally found people who say "sideboard!"

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:47 PM (0jtPF)

306 OT but a sign that I might be thinking like a Moron... a few days ago I visited a weather enthusiast/storm chaser forum with a thread going about the total solar eclipse. One poster said he wasn't sure about the dire predictions of apocalyptic traffic jams, etc. because he was seeing "widespread indifference" to the event among most of the folks he knew (southern IL just E of STL). I was soooo tempted to respond with "I saw Widespread Indifference open for (band) at (venue) in (year)" but I didn't think they would get the joke....

Posted by: Secret Square at August 11, 2017 11:47 PM (9WuX0)

307 I have always been fascinated with things like the clickers in ball point pens, and Sun-and-Planet gears, and things like that.

The Wankel is something like that.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 11:47 PM (mkDpn)

308 First they take ecstasy. Then they huff exhaust fumes. The kids are calling it "foggin' blue".

Posted by: Ice-T at August 11, 2017 11:48 PM (rnAwa)

309 Hello, 'rons and 'ettes.

Today on the show, I was talking about the Sarahah app. That's the one where you can send anonymous messages to an inbox only you can see. For grins, and because it was topical, I set one up and told listeners to send me their comments and suggestions.

The first one I got:
"Quit playing 'Love Shack' all the f****** time."

The internet...so classy.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:48 PM (rJUlF)

310 Oh, oh...it just came to me, the Suzuki water buffalo.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:48 PM (OdK9v)

311 Okay, quick question.

And I realize I should probably know this, but...okay, I'm a dumb ass who doesn't date much. I hang my head in shame and then I shall sleep in the barrel.

Okay! So if I'm gonna ask a goil out, just very simple and casual date, how far ahead should I ask? Obviously you don't spring this shit on someone last minutes, but...two? Three days? Ish?

Goodness, I feel like such a weenie.
Posted by: Robert , big fuckin' Winnie at August 11, 2017 11:42 PM (mknWS)


There's a lot of unknown context here. 2-3 days could be pushing it as far as seeming presumptuous, I'd think a week is proper. Or not. Maybe some females could weigh in.

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (oAY8z)

312
I believe the granddaddy of them all was the
Aussie one. Canadian Hank Snow heard, and wrote a version that
incorporated both USA and Canadian place names, and it was a huge
country hit in both the USA and Canada, and that version has been
covered by many singers since then.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:41 PM (iPbwM)


Hank Snow was the grand daddy of them all, and first put voice to the song....and I think you're confusing Hank Snow with Canada's Stompin' Tom Connors, who first vocalized northern version.

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (phxs1)

313 Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (0wem/)

Casual date, night at the movies.

I know her from work. She'll be leaving and moving, so the exercise might be entirely moot. I think of this as a kind of " getting to know each other better" deal.

Byte on the relation thing, but she's beautiful enough that that probably wouldn't stop me. :p

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (mknWS)

314 Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:43 PM

Good luck with the asking and the date itself, Robert!

(I'll let people with more success in the dating realm answer the actual question.) XD

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (q1+kD)

315 We are going to need more information.
What is the date? Night at the opera or swing through sonic on the way home from work?
How well do you know her?
Is she a blood relation?
Have you had sex with her or a blood relation, hers or yours, before?


Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (0wem/)



In which cases, you just pull up to the curb out front, and lean on the horn. She'll be right out.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX


Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (v5iqM)

316 OK, so I didn't get the dialog exactly right:

https://youtu.be/x5EFS6WmxQQ

So sue me.

Posted by: Average Guy at August 11, 2017 11:50 PM (LMcFk)

317 Maybe some females could weigh in.
Posted by: ghost of hallelujah


I think they are afraid the question will make their rear ends look fat.

Posted by: Hopped Up On Something at August 11, 2017 11:50 PM (B9t7n)

318 >>>I was soooo tempted to respond with "I saw Widespread Indifference open for (band) at (venue) in (year)" but I didn't think they would get the joke....
Posted by: Secret Square at August 11, 2017 11:47 PM (9WuX0)

I've done that a few times myself.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:51 PM (rJUlF)

319 254 ... Growing up in Rhode Island, it was called a buffet, which I continue to use. Here in Virginia I think sideboard is more common.
Posted by: JTB at August 11, 2017 11:35

Is this another furniture conversation? I thought we were on couch, sofa or davenport. All of which is used here but usually couch.

Is a sideboard or buffet referring to a dining room storage unit, around here it's a buffet. Sideboard sounds very classy JTB, tho I know you came from RI class.

Posted by: Farmer at August 11, 2017 11:51 PM (yJ1e6)

320 Okay! So if I'm gonna ask a goil out, just very simple and casual date, how far ahead should I ask? Obviously you don't spring this shit on someone last minutes, but...two? Three days? Ish?

Goodness, I feel like such a weenie.
Posted by: Robert
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Robert, I have been around wonderful women my entire life: 5 sisters, 6 cousins, a load of aunts, married twice to nice gals, worked with dozens of highly intelligent, well-balanced ladies over the years and have a number of wonderful gal pals.

With all this familiarity with the fairer sex, I'm confident then in saying to you -

I have no freak'n idea.

Posted by: Tonypete at August 11, 2017 11:51 PM (tr2D7)

321 you are overthinking it.
Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 11:45 PM (KP5rU)

Overthinking shit Is what I do best.

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:51 PM (mknWS)

322 As Jim has pointed out, the 3 cyl. Kaws were very successful, as have been the Triumphs.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (OdK9v)
Motorcycle or car? Too lazy to scroll up.

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (zoSd2)

323 Robert,

A week in advance is good.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (rJUlF)

324 Couch potato
Sofa spud

Posted by: votermom pimping great books! at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (hMwEB)

325 Hmmm. A three-cylinder radial, laid out like an aircraft radial. Liquid cooled, mounted horizontally. Super low center of gravity, would only need a 90 degree bevel gear to send the power to a transmission. Other accessory drives could be mounted in any number of ways.

Don't know if it could be made to be a smooth engine, but the packaging opportunities would seem to work well with a whole series of small, light, simple vehicles.

??? thoughts ???


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:43 PM (v5iqM)

I think we should take another look at Preston Tucker's ideas. A large-displacement boxer six, something like 600 cubic inches, a real torque monster, but limited to low revs.

One of the problems with internal-combustion engines, is that the "fire" inside gets cooled by contact with the relatively cold cylinder walls. Unburned hydrocarbons are the result. Fewer, bigger cylinders means less cylinder wall area per unit volume (the square-cube law), so less of the combustion process is compromised by wall chilling.

Build a big, slow-turning engine like that, and I think you could get great fuel mileage, as well as steam engine-like torque, with inherently low emissions. Of course, you would supercharge it, and have an electronic engine management system, and probably also variable valve timing (and I think Tucker was working on that, too).

The few Tucker cars actually built used Franklin engines made for helicopters, as Tucker's own engine never got built.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (iPbwM)

326 Today on the show, I was talking about the Sarahah app. That's the one where you can send anonymous messages to an inbox only you can see. For grins, and because it was topical, I set one up and told listeners to send me their comments and suggestions.

The first one I got:
"Quit playing 'Love Shack' all the f****** time."

The internet...so classy.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:48 PM

So... Did you play Love Shack on a loop for the rest of your show? XD

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (q1+kD)

327 Motorcycle or car? Too lazy to scroll up.
Posted by: X-ray
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Bikes.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (OdK9v)

328 The Ford Fiesta was a 3.

See Metro, Geo. Need a fucking calendar to time 0-60.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (89T5c)

329 >>>So... Did you play Love Shack on a loop for the rest of your show? XD
Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (q1+kD)

No. Danged missed opportunity!

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:53 PM (rJUlF)

330 Country Boy: See 251. :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 11, 2017 11:32 PM (eMKNe)

Yep, like pop.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:53 PM (Jcg9Q)

331
There's a lot of unknown context here. 2-3 days could be pushing it as far as seeming presumptuous, I'd think a week is proper. Or not. Maybe some females could weigh in.
Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (oAY8z)

I though a week also but then I thought maybe that's overly cautious?

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:54 PM (mknWS)

332 Okay! So if I'm gonna ask a goil out, just very simple and casual date, how far ahead should I ask? Obviously you don't spring this shit on someone last minutes, but...two? Three days? Ish?

Posted by: Robert , big fuckin' Winnie at August
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If it's simple and casual, 3 or 4 days sounds just right and anywhere from 2 to 7 days wouldn't be out of line.
IMO.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:54 PM (0jtPF)

333
Those inline 3 cyl diesels I was mentioning are well balanced. The cranks are arranged 120 degree spacing. The "phase balance" is thus perfect. It's got "rocking imbalance" couples, which are compensated for.

Look up engine balance and you can see all the various factors and pros and cons of all the engine types.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 11, 2017 11:54 PM (8O3HH)

334 No. Danged missed opportunity!

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:53 PM

Heh.

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 11, 2017 11:54 PM (q1+kD)

335 If you're into geography rock, check out The Gourds' (one of their albums, and songs, is the inspiration for my handle) Lower 48

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at August 11, 2017 11:54 PM (oAY8z)

336 Robert. Do. Not. Date. Co-Workers.


Don't make me ask AtC for her puppets.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 11:55 PM (mkDpn)

337 Casual date, night at the movies.

I know her from work. She'll be leaving and moving, so the exercise might be entirely moot. I think of this as a kind of " getting to know each other better" deal.

Byte on the relation thing, but she's beautiful enough that that probably wouldn't stop me. :p
Posted by: Robert at August





Well, I have one word for you NONCHALANT. Make it a non-event. Two days, maybe one day before the movie ask her if she wants to grab a movie on Friday. Don't make a big production of it. Hey do you want to grab a movie on Friday ? Don't be nervous and don't make it a date, make it movie.

If things are going well the slide your dick into the popcorn about halfway through the movie.

You probably do not want to go with "hey sugartits, how about you and I grab a movie on Friday and head up to make out point to watch the submarine races?"

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 11, 2017 11:55 PM (0wem/)

338 Bikes.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (OdK9v)

I thought the discussion was about no 3 cyl cars. But I showed up late and am likely wrong.

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:57 PM (zoSd2)

339 Aha. I think my FIL called it a davenport too, although I just assumed he was using his wife's word. But now that you mention it, he was from Grand Rapids.
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Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 11, 2017 11:39 PM (0jtPF)

I grew up just north of there.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:57 PM (Jcg9Q)

340 321: most women love spontaneity. you snooze, they lose interest. quick.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 11:57 PM (KP5rU)

341 Hank Snow was the grand daddy of them all, and first put voice to the song....and I think you're confusing Hank Snow with Canada's Stompin' Tom Connors, who first vocalized northern version.

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at August 11, 2017 11:49 PM (phxs1)

No, I know Stompin' Tom, and he is something else, but Hank Snow came well before him. And I used to think that Hank wrote "I've Been Everywhere", but apparently it was written and recorded in Australia, first. Hank adapted it for a North American audience.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:57 PM (iPbwM)

342 Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:48 PM (rJUlF)

Hate to say it, CW, but your first commenter was right. Love Shack should only be played at wedding receptions.

Posted by: Average Guy at August 11, 2017 11:58 PM (LMcFk)

343 We called the sideboard/buffet "the china cabinet". Don't know about elsewhere as, oddly enough, when visiting friends' houses to play we didn't discuss furniture types or have "Get those Hot Wheels off the sideboard!" yelled at us.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 11, 2017 11:58 PM (mJ8mX)

344 Do not screw co-workers. Very bad..

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 11, 2017 11:58 PM (89T5c)

345 The Ford Fiesta was a 3.

See Metro, Geo. Need a fucking calendar to time 0-60.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (89T5c)

There were 4-cylinder Fiestas, too. I knew a Ford mechanic who raced one.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (iPbwM)

346 I thought the discussion was about no 3 cyl cars. But I showed up late and am likely wrong.
Posted by: X-ray
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Topics here tend to be *very* dynamic. I think the quest was just about 3 cyl. engines in general.

Soon, we'll move on to 5 cyl. engines.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (OdK9v)

347 Robert,

It depends on the woman. The lady I'm seeing put in a lot of hours at work, so planning a date a week in advance with her is a courtesy to her.

Two ways you can go: Ask her if a week from X is alright, or if she'd rather meet sooner. Second, which some 'ron recommended a while back, is to assertively say "I'll pick you up on (x) at (x)."

My advice is only worth the pixels it's rendered with. YMMV.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (rJUlF)

348 Summary.


A great many successful 3 cylinder motorcycles.

A great many successful 3 cylinder tractors.

A great many VERY successful 3 cylinder sailboat auxiliary diesel engines. (how would I know 'bout such, dunno?)

Damn few SUCCESSFUL 3 cylinder automobile engines.

Now that, is what I would call an Engineering Challenge. It *can* be done, but hasn't *yet* been done.

When it'd done right and installed in the right package, it'll be a marketing revolution.

Were I a brand manager of a car manufacturer looking to break out a new, "IT" grade small car, I'd present said challenge to my Engineering Department, with the offer of a hefty bounty to be paid for a winning, breakthrough design.

My bet on a company that could do it?

Mazda.

They're doing amazing engine work these days, and the enthusiast market is frankly, un-aware of most of what they're doing.

Such as rolling out a compression-ignition GASOLINE engine, coming in the 2018 or '19 model year.

THAT is a breakthrough technology.

Much respect.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (v5iqM)

349
Build a big, slow-turning engine like that, and I think you could get great fuel mileage, as well as steam engine-like torque, with inherently low emissions. Of course, you would supercharge it, and have an electronic engine management system, and probably also variable valve timing (and I think Tucker was working on that, too).
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM


Like the extremely YUUUUGE Diesel engines on big container ships?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (IqV8l)

350 Quick question.. if I was to ask for life advice in the AoSHQ comments... when is the best time of day. Who's more wise, the night people or morning morons?

Posted by: Serious Cat at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (HaZvX)

351 Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 11:55 PM (mkDpn)

I feel I'm in the clear since she's actually leaving in early September anyway. Downside is she'll also be leaving the state for a month, so I'm thinking I might be wasting my time?. But what's the worst that could happen?

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (mknWS)

352 Love shack sucks. It is a fossil of a song.



Go with Come to Poppa



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKXyIL0OwMY




By the way, the video is way better than the song.




Fun fact, I once regularly demanded that whomever should be so lucky to get me to ask for their hand in marriage would have to be escorted down the aisle by her father to that song. That is until I met the winsome lass that is now Mrs. Yankeefifth. Following my intorduction to her my new official policy became "whatever you want honey."

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:00 AM (0wem/)

353 Never been to Spain is a great geography song, as is When I Paint My masterpiece. Also, Promised Land is up there.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:00 AM (PUmDY)

354 >>>Hate to say it, CW, but your first commenter was right. Love Shack should only be played at wedding receptions.
Posted by: Average Guy at August 11, 2017 11:58 PM (LMcFk)

It's not played often. And I learned a long time ago that I can't make every listener happy. I just try to make as many of them happy as I can.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:00 AM (rJUlF)

355 As Jim has pointed out, the 3 cyl. Kaws were very successful, as have been the Triumphs.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:46 PM (OdK9v)
Motorcycle or car? Too lazy to scroll up.

Posted by: X-ray at August 11, 2017 11:52 PM (zoSd2)

I had two friends at university who bought blue Kawi 750's, and both had wrecks. Both lived, and were not maimed for life.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:01 AM (iPbwM)

356 Quick question.. if I was to ask for life advice in the AoSHQ comments... when is the best time of day.
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When I'm not here.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 12:01 AM (OdK9v)

357 >>> Love shack sucks. It is a fossil of a song.

We're a classic hits station. Fossil songs are our raison d'etre.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:01 AM (rJUlF)

358 "I saw Widespread Indifference open for (band) at (venue) in (year)"

... for Electronic in the West End in 1991, of course. Duh.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtTNwrrcvds

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 12:01 AM (6FqZa)

359 350 Quick question.. if I was to ask for life advice in the AoSHQ comments... when is the best time of day. Who's more wise, the night people or morning morons?
Posted by: Serious Cat at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (HaZvX)

Can't go wrong with the ONT crew. :8

Posted by: Robert at August 12, 2017 12:02 AM (mknWS)

360 We're a classic hits station. Fossil songs are our raison d'etre.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August




Come to Poppa

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:02 AM (0wem/)

361 I had two friends at university who bought blue Kawi 750's, and both had wrecks. Both lived, and were not maimed for life.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon
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Maybe they were 4 strokes?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 12:02 AM (OdK9v)

362 Posted by: Serious Cat at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (HaZvX)

ONT will get the funny but also deep but sometimes depressing advice

Early morning will get serious and solid and faith-based advice

Don't ask on political threads as those have trolls

Posted by: votermom pimping great books! at August 12, 2017 12:03 AM (hMwEB)

363 I feel I'm in the clear since she's actually leaving in early September anyway. Downside is she'll also be leaving the state for a month, so I'm thinking I might be wasting my time?. But what's the worst that could happen?

Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM

I say go for it! What do you have to lose from trying?

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 12, 2017 12:03 AM (q1+kD)

364 Gourds' doing Lower 48
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxOPkTiRrWw

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at August 12, 2017 12:04 AM (oAY8z)

365 Damn few SUCCESSFUL 3 cylinder automobile engines.)))

It may be as much a marketing problem as an engineering one.

And if it's engineering problem a compression-ignition GASOLINE engine may solve it.

Posted by: X-ray at August 12, 2017 12:05 AM (zoSd2)

366 Quick question.. if I was to ask for life advice in the AoSHQ comments... when is the best time of day. Who's more wise, the night people or morning morons?
Posted by: Serious Cat at August




Depends. Should you want the answers that will get you what you want ask the ont.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:05 AM (0wem/)

367
Quick question.. if I was to ask for life advice in the AoSHQ comments... when is the best time of day.

Ask at different times of day and average the results.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 12, 2017 12:05 AM (IqV8l)

368 Tonight's ONT brought to you by Mystery Illustration 53:

That's not exactly what I have in mind when I hear the word "threesome".

Posted by: rickl at August 12, 2017 12:05 AM (sdi6R)

369 Ask at different times of day and average the results.

I was given to understand there would be no math.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 12:05 AM (6FqZa)

370 how do I make a vid my ringtone? This may be the best thing I have stumbled upon on youtube.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:06 AM (0wem/)

371 California Girls/Back in the USSR are both incredible.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:07 AM (PUmDY)

372 We're a classic hits station. Fossil songs are our raison d'etre.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:01 AM (rJUlF)



Raison d'etre. Holy shit., I think I stumbled into French literary salon.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:07 AM (PXj2C)

373 Okay, I gotta get to bed cuz I gots to get up early. I really appreciate the advice.

Any other general advice is cool, too, cuz I sometimes skim back through here things early morning. Advice like, "give up all hope, y out have no chance in hell," or, "stop being such a poonanny." Ya know, whatever comes to mind.

Posted by: Robert at August 12, 2017 12:07 AM (mknWS)

374 Be sure to weigh the results of your advice inquiry by sex, age, pudding usage, and level of drunkenness.

Posted by: CAC at August 12, 2017 12:08 AM (Q5LFl)

375 Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:00 AM (rJUlF)

I was just jokin' with ya. As was, probably, your first commenter.

Posted by: Average Guy at August 12, 2017 12:08 AM (LMcFk)

376 Soon, we'll move on to 5 cyl. engines.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (OdK9v)

I had a Pontiac station wagon with a 7-cylinder engine. It was a 305 V8 with one very dead cylinder in it. Bought it for $200 off a blues guitarist/harp player in Calgary. He said he needed the money to pay off parking tickets, but I think it went into his arm...

Despite the bad cylinder, it was a good old car, and made a trouble-free road trip to Vancouver and back for me.

RIP, Back Alley John.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:08 AM (iPbwM)

377 Any other general advice is cool, too, cuz I sometimes skim back through here things early morning. Advice like, "give up all hope, y out have no chance in hell," or, "stop being such a poonanny." Ya know, whatever comes to mind.
Posted by: Robert at August




Well, make sure you act like it is no big deal.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:08 AM (0wem/)

378 >>>Raison d'etre. Holy shit., I think I stumbled into French literary salon.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:07 AM (PXj2C)

Sorry. The play I'm rehearsing currently has parts from Cyrano D'Bergerac. It's affecting my posts.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (rJUlF)

379 A slight change of topic, more of a nightmarish, warm recollection.

Scariest hand-grenade of an engine experience I've ever experienced.

Maico MX-501, mid '70s.

When that SOB came "onto the pipe", it was like the Millineal Falcon going into Hyper Space.

I rode one precisely ONCE, and promptly handed it back to it's owner.

I'm a pretty fair rider. And that was a bike that I knew, I could not control.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (v5iqM)

380 I'm still waiting for ceramic the engines they promised years ago.

Posted by: X-ray at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (zoSd2)

381 336 Robert. Do. Not. Date. Co-Workers.


Don't make me ask AtC for her puppets.
Posted by: Kindltot at August 11, 2017 11:55 PM (mkDpn)

*innocent look. Gives up*

Consider that advice all shot to hell. That is like "don't date crazy."

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (Nk0mq)

382 Any other general advice is cool, too, cuz I sometimes skim back through here things early morning. Advice like, "give up all hope, y out have no chance in hell," or, "stop being such a poonanny." Ya know, whatever comes to mind.
Posted by: Robert at August

If she says no ask if she minds if you give her mom a ring.



Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (0wem/)

383 It's good to see that the Dating Advice for Morons continues.

Posted by: votermom pimping great books! at August 12, 2017 12:10 AM (hMwEB)

384 >>>I was just jokin' with ya. As was, probably, your first commenter.
Posted by: Average Guy at August 12, 2017 12:08 AM (LMcFk)

No worries, AG. I didn't take offense.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:11 AM (rJUlF)

385 Maybe they were 4 strokes?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 12:02 AM (OdK9v)

No, they were definitely the three-cylinder two-strokes, circa 1971, IIRC. Wicked fast. In a straight line.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:11 AM (iPbwM)

386
I feel I'm in the clear since she's actually
leaving in early September anyway. Downside is she'll also be leaving
the state for a month, so I'm thinking I might be wasting my time?. But
what's the worst that could happen?
Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:59 PM (mknWS)


She could change her mind, then break up with you, and then get promoted to a supervisory position over you.
And then you wind up not only reminded how you failed in a promising relationship every freaking day, but if you have friends in common then there is a chance you get to lose your friends too.

And while you are smiling on the outside and chewing your guts out inside, you never know if there are poisoned words going into upper management's ears as well.



Tell her you don't date co-workers.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:12 AM (mkDpn)

387 you are overthinking it.
Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 11, 2017 11:45 PM (KP5rU)

Overthinking shit Is what I do best.
Posted by: Robert at August 11, 2017 11:51

I'm w/ chavez. Just ask her if she'd like to go do something w/ you before she leaves. Dinner, movie, whatever. She might appreciate it.

Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 12:13 AM (yJ1e6)

388 383 It's good to see that the Dating Advice for Morons continues.
Posted by: votermom pimping great books! at August 12, 2017 12:10 AM (hMwEB)

I haven't been on a date in ages so I have no advice on the subject. Specific situations maybe but the game in general, forget it.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 12, 2017 12:14 AM (0mRoj)

389 Never been to Spain is really great

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:14 AM (PUmDY)

390 I thought Robert said she was moving on shortly.

Go for it Robert, what the hell.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:15 AM (Jcg9Q)

391 She could change her mind, then break up with you, and then get promoted to a supervisory position over you.
And then you wind up not only reminded how you failed in a promising relationship every freaking day, but if you have friends in common then there is a chance you get to lose your friends too.

And while you are smiling on the outside and chewing your guts out inside, you never know if there are poisoned words going into upper management's ears as well.



Tell her you don't date co-workers.
Posted by: Kindltot at August




So ask her out. When she says yes just giver the safe harbor statement that you expect that this is going to be a great experience for both of you that will at least lead to a meaningful long term friendship. However, if she fucks you over you will tear both of your careers to the ground.

So, pick you up at 8?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:15 AM (0wem/)

392 She could change her mind, then break up with you, and then get promoted to a supervisory position over you.
And then you wind up not only reminded how you failed in a promising relationship every freaking day, but if you have friends in common then there is a chance you get to lose your friends too.

And while you are smiling on the outside and chewing your guts out inside, you never know if there are poisoned words going into upper management's ears as well.



Tell her you don't date co-workers.
Posted by: Kindltot at August




So ask her out. When she says yes just giver the safe harbor statement that you expect that this is going to be a great experience for both of you that will at least lead to a meaningful long term friendship. However, if she fucks you over you will tear both of your careers to the ground.

So, pick you up at 8?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:15 AM (0wem/)

393
Now I'm reading about this gasoline compression igntion. It's called HCCI, homogeneous charge compression ignition.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 12, 2017 12:15 AM (8O3HH)

394 wow that was such good advice pixy posted it twice.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:15 AM (0wem/)

395 339---I grew up just north of there.
Posted by: Country Boy at August 11, 2017 11:57 PM (Jcg9Q)
--------------------------------
I like western Michigan. Mr DeV has relatives in the G Rapids area still but also in Holland and way up in Boyne City.

Someday I would like to visit the Upper Peninsula.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 12:15 AM (0jtPF)

396 Conjecture confirmed, by Daily Mail.

A couple of days ago, I contended that Phat Boi (and his predecessors) had to have a massive underground bunker complex near/under his palace so that unless you could catch him out in the open, assassinating him by bomb would be virtually impossible.

I mean, if *I* was a loud mouthed dictator prone to threatening everyone in sight, and I had available millions of slaves to do my bidding, I'd sure as hell have a very safe set of bolt-holes dug.

These pictures show the inside of Pyongyang's 360ft deep metro system - that will double up as a nuclear bunker if war breaks out between North Korea and the US.

Images show commuters using the world's deepest underground train system which includes two lines with a combined length of 18 miles beneath North Korea's capital.

Construction work on the Pyongyang Metro started in 1968 and was inaugurated in 1973 by Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of current dictator Kim Jong-un.


And I imagine there are a few unknown sections down there too.

Posted by: GnuBreed at August 12, 2017 12:16 AM (6jaju)

397 383 It's good to see that the Dating Advice for Morons continues.
Posted by: votermom pimping great books! at August 12, 2017 12:10 AM (hMwEB)

Well, i better not try any of this, since i'm married.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:17 AM (ZTRlp)

398 Consider that advice all shot to hell. That is like "don't date crazy."
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (Nk0mq)


Done that too.

But someone might pay attention and be saved thereby.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:17 AM (mkDpn)

399 Well, i better not try any of this, since i'm married.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August




Why not? Not like any of it is going to work.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:18 AM (0wem/)

400 398 Consider that advice all shot to hell. That is like "don't date crazy."
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (Nk0mq)

Done that too.

But someone might pay attention and be saved thereby.
Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:17 AM (mkDpn)

Sometimes the purpose of one's life is to serve as a warning to others. Lately I've been thinking that's my purpose.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 12, 2017 12:18 AM (0mRoj)

401 Q. "Why is there so little diversity and racial equality in the NBA?"

LeBron: "Well, I think we could be doing a little better outreach to under-represented ethnicities to show them what a great sport basketball is, but, yeah, basically, at the highest levels, blacks tend to be a little better than whites at basketball."

Q. "Didn't your stereotyping just create a Hostile Work Environment for your white teammates like Kevin Love? How can Kevin Love continue to play on the same team with a hate-filled bigot like yourself who doesn't believe he deserves to be in the NBA?"

LeBron: "Wait a minute, I didn't say that Kevin Love doesn't deserve to be in the NBA. In fact, I specifically insisted that the Cavs sign Kevin as part of my plan to return to my home region and win Cleveland an NBA title, which we did. Granted, Kevin looked a little dorkier while defensively shutting down NBA MVP Steph Curry in the last minute of the seventh game of the 2016 Finals than, say, I might have ... But damn that white boy got the job done when it mattered!"

Posted by: undocumented illegal SMOD at August 12, 2017 12:19 AM (e8kgV)

402 354 >>>Hate to say it, CW, but your first commenter was right. Love Shack should only be played at wedding receptions.
Posted by: Average Guy at August 11, 2017 11:58 PM (LMcFk)

It's not played often. And I learned a long time ago that I can't make every listener happy. I just try to make as many of them happy as I can.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:00 AM (rJUlF)


Who knew that Cobs and DJs had so much in common?


Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:19 AM (ZTRlp)

403 Sometimes the purpose of one's life is to serve as a warning to others. Lately I've been thinking that's my purpose.
Posted by: Insomniac at August




your autobiography is a cautionary tale?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:20 AM (0wem/)

404 My parents lived in Muskegon MI for awhile it was beautiful on the shoreline.

Posted by: X-ray at August 12, 2017 12:20 AM (zoSd2)

405 399 Well, i better not try any of this, since i'm married.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August




Why not? Not like any of it is going to work.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:18 AM (0wem/)


Damn.

And I had so much confidence in you Morons.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:21 AM (ZTRlp)

406 your autobiography is a cautionary tale?
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:20 AM (0wem/)

Broad swaths of it, certainly.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 12, 2017 12:21 AM (0mRoj)

407 Well, i better not try any of this, since i'm married.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:17 AM (ZTRlp)

Well, you did something right, you're still married.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (Jcg9Q)

408 >>>Who knew that Cobs and DJs had so much in common?
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:19 AM (ZTRlp)

*fistbump of righteousness*

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (rJUlF)

409 Insomniac, I convinced my (current and not a co-worker but not completely sold on "not crazy") girlfriend to try swimming.
I swam a good number of cross-pool laps too, and the next day instead of being in that wonderful state of "I'm screwing up" panic when I screwed something up, I just said "next time" and searched out where the failure was.

I'd suggest that since you mentioned in the past that you need a change.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (mkDpn)

410 My college radio show was more or less a salute to me.

Nobody does it better
You're simply the best

where did I put that playlist now?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (0wem/)

411
Construction work on the Pyongyang Metro started in 1968 and was inaugurated in 1973 by Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of current dictator Kim Jong-un.

And I imagine there are a few unknown sections down there too.
Posted by: GnuBreed at August 12, 2017 12:16 AM


Use poison gas like they did to the big ants in THEM!

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 12, 2017 12:23 AM (IqV8l)

412 These pictures show the inside of Pyongyang's 360ft deep metro system - that will double up as a nuclear bunker if war breaks out between North Korea and the US.

Images show commuters using the world's deepest underground train system which includes two lines with a combined length of 18 miles beneath North Korea's capital.

Construction work on the Pyongyang Metro started in 1968 and was inaugurated in 1973 by Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of current dictator Kim Jong-un.

And I imagine there are a few unknown sections down there too.

Posted by: GnuBreed at August 12, 2017 12:16 AM (6jaju)

So you bomb the surface of Pyonyang to a glass parking lot, then move in an occupy the country. And Lil' Kim's bunker system simply becomes an especially spacious grave, when he finally runs out of food and/or oxygen.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:23 AM (iPbwM)

413 Well, you did something right, you're still married.
Posted by: Country Boy at August




Well, the doors lock from the outside so



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Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:23 AM (0wem/)

414 I'd suggest that since you mentioned in the past that you need a change.
Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (mkDpn)

I'm not going to be your girlfriend.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 12, 2017 12:24 AM (0mRoj)

415 good nite all. be well.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 12, 2017 12:24 AM (KP5rU)

416 Yeah the Pyonyang metro seems like a job for Orkin.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:24 AM (0wem/)

417 387---I'm w/ chavez. Just ask her if she'd like to go do something w/ you before she leaves. Dinner, movie, whatever. She might appreciate it.
Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 12:13 AM (yJ1e6)
-------------------------------
BINGO.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 12:24 AM (0jtPF)

418 Skate-boarding dog is pretty good. That's the coast highway at Solana Beach, the first "beach city" in San Diego County north of Del Mar.

The business he passes on the left, the one with the braided rope and wood railings, is Pizza Port, which has good pizza but is mostly known as one of the first very good craft breweries here.

Just FYI (in case no other Moron has put y'all some knowledge on this matter)

Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:25 AM (QDnY+)

419 So you bomb the surface of Pyonyang to a glass parking lot, then move in an occupy the country. And Lil' Kim's bunker system simply becomes an especially spacious grave, when he finally runs out of food and/or oxygen.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August




shoot everyone with a bmi over 20

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:25 AM (0wem/)

420 Chicago, NY, Detroit and it's all on the same street...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pafY6sZt0FE

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:26 AM (PUmDY)

421 Well, the doors lock from the outside so)))

The prisoner?

Posted by: X-ray at August 12, 2017 12:26 AM (zoSd2)

422 Yeah the Pyonyang metro seems like a job for Orkin.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:24 AM (0wem/)

Once you have him penned up down there, drill a hole down to the tunnels, and pump down smoke from the big BBQ joint you erect on the surface.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (iPbwM)

423 No, they were definitely the three-cylinder two-strokes, circa 1971, IIRC. Wicked fast. In a straight line.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon
--------

In that case, I have no idea why they survived.

Anyhow, Jim mentioned the CBX. Every time that I've looked at one of those I've thought, "Damn. A valve adjustment on that thing is going to take a while".

I'm also reminded that Honda built a 250cc inline 6. I do not recall if it was a four valve engine or not, but if it was, it must have required watchmakers tools to adjust the valves.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (OdK9v)

424 Insomniac, I convinced my (current and not a co-worker but not completely sold on "not crazy") girlfriend to try swimming.
I swam a good number of cross-pool laps too, and the next day instead of being in that wonderful state of "I'm screwing up" panic when I screwed something up, I just said "next time" and searched out where the failure was.

I'd suggest that since you mentioned in the past that you need a change.


Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (mkDpn)

So what was the screwup?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (Jcg9Q)

425 422 Yeah the Pyonyang metro seems like a job for Orkin.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:24 AM (0wem/)

Once you have him penned up down there, drill a hole down to the tunnels, and pump down smoke from the big BBQ joint you erect on the surface.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (iPbwM)

Oh. I was going to suggest sarin.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (0mRoj)

426 Heh, can you imagine the reaction around the world if Trump nuked the norks.



Shit! Shit! Shit! Shit! Shit! Everybody stop doing all the stuff that pisses Trump off now!


Trump goes into the bunker and calls in a nuke strike on DC. Zips in the wire.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (0wem/)

427 shoot everyone with a bmi over 20

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:25 AM (0wem/)

Numbah-one hit tune on Pyonyang radio? "Way Down Upon the Scrawny River."

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:28 AM (iPbwM)

428 Yeah the Pyonyang metro seems like a job for Orkin.)))

I'm guessing edible bugs are scarce in NOKO.

Posted by: X-ray at August 12, 2017 12:29 AM (zoSd2)

429 Once you have him penned up down there, drill a hole down to the tunnels, and pump down smoke from the big BBQ joint you erect on the surface.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August





snort

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:29 AM (0wem/)

430 This simple philosophical puzzle shows how difficult it is to know something.

Those examples in the article are using unjustified true beliefs in order to "prove" that knowledge can't be justified true belief. Great.

Of course, it's trivial to see that even language, itself, cannot be examined too closely or it totally comes apart - try to get an actual, definite, exact definition for any word and you quickly find that all human language floats on a sea of meaninglessness - so it isn't any great feat to show that the justifications for any belief can eventually be broken down to meaninglessness. The idea that this is news says all one needs to know about the field of philosophy.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 12:29 AM (rZ+mb)

431 I mean, if *I* was a loud mouthed dictator prone to threatening everyone in sight, and I had available millions of slaves to do my bidding, I'd sure as hell have a very safe set of bolt-holes dug.
-----

And platoons of weeble-like doubles waddling around.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 12:30 AM (OdK9v)

432 The prisoner?
Posted by: X-ray at August





wait, MisHum has those big white security balloons too?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:30 AM (0wem/)

433
three-cylinder two-strokes, circa 1971

GM 3-71

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 12, 2017 12:30 AM (IqV8l)

434 shoot everyone with a bmi over 20
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:25 AM (

------

Not the women. They're in hot demand over in China and are easily convertible to cash.

Hell, those poor Chinese guys are fapping to bathing suit pics of Chelsea Manning.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:30 AM (PXj2C)

435 Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:30 AM (0wem/)

Funny

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:31 AM (ZTRlp)

436 So what was the screwup?
Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (Jcg9Q)


I am training for a new position and it is going very rough.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:31 AM (mkDpn)

437 Hmmm, skimmed back and saw that Average Guy had already ID'd doggie's skateboard locale as Solana Beach.

Average Guy, if you're still here - Pizza Port is impossible to get into without a long wait any time except weeknights, off-season (now reduced to a few weeks in the fall, and a few weeks in the winter). They've got 3 or 4 other locations now, don't know where, and don't know if they have pizza or just beer.

Location's nice but with 140 other options for craft breweries I don't even think about Pizza Port except in the select slow times of year.

Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:32 AM (QDnY+)

438 Someone said Trump has told nu that his final warning will be this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx06XNfDvk0

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:33 AM (0wem/)

439 So what was the screwup?
Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:27 AM (Jcg9Q)

I am training for a new position and it is going very rough.


Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:31 AM (mkDpn)

Sorry, thought there was a screwup with the girl.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:33 AM (Jcg9Q)

440 404 My parents lived in Muskegon MI for awhile it was beautiful on the shoreline.
Posted by: X-ray at August 12, 2017 12:20 AM (zoSd2)
-------------------------
I remember the first time I saw one of the Great Lakes.
I was awed.

Of course, it was pretty stupid to be so surprised.
Hey, you can look at a map and see that those puddles are damned big. But still......

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 12:34 AM (0jtPF)

441 Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (Jcg9Q)

Work. Hard work. Luck & the grace of God

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:34 AM (ZTRlp)

442 Not the women. They're in hot demand over in China and are easily convertible to cash.

Hell, those poor Chinese guys are fapping to bathing suit pics of Chelsea Manning.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August



We have more than enough chinese as it is. let the little princes start fucking each other.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:34 AM (0wem/)

443 lot of people from michigan.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:35 AM (0wem/)

444 I am training for a new position and it is going very rough.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:31 AM

Good luck! Hopefully things will improve for you soon!

Posted by: Erik the Redacted, Deplorable Barbarian at August 12, 2017 12:35 AM (q1+kD)

445 Downtown? WTF???

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:36 AM (PXj2C)

446 I am training for a new position and it is going very rough.


Posted by: Kindltot at August




which position?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:36 AM (0wem/)

447 Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:31 AM


Best wishes!

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:36 AM (ZTRlp)

448 where did I put that playlist now?
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:22 AM (0wem/)

Nothing Compares 2 U?

Posted by: Average Guy at August 12, 2017 12:37 AM (LMcFk)

449 So you bomb the surface of Pyonyang to a glass parking lot, then move in an occupy the country. And Lil' Kim's bunker system simply becomes an especially spacious grave, when he finally runs out of food and/or oxygen.

You could speed up the process by pumping carbon monoxide into the subway system until it comes out of the vents.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 12, 2017 12:37 AM (uCwpM)

450 Downtown? WTF???
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLXXJwtkg2g




Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:37 AM (0wem/)

451 378 >>>Raison d'etre. Holy shit., I think I stumbled into French literary salon.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:07 AM (PXj2C)

Sorry. The play I'm rehearsing currently has parts from Cyrano D'Bergerac. It's affecting my posts.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 12, 2017 12:09 AM (rJUlF)

Not your nose?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:38 AM (ZTRlp)

452 Wait, there is someone on here requesting dating advice?

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:38 AM (PUmDY)

453 Wait, there is someone on here requesting dating advice?
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August




Well he said dating but he really wanted fucking advice.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:40 AM (0wem/)

454 452 Wait, there is someone on here requesting dating advice?
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:38 AM (PUmDY)

--------

You can still chime in on the Axe vs. Old Spice controversy.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:40 AM (PXj2C)

455 Michigan dweller here also. Our Lake Michigan shoreline is the most beautiful on earth. The Lake Huron side not as much.

Posted by: CMU VET at August 12, 2017 12:40 AM (C+wjz)

456 You could speed up the process by pumping carbon monoxide into the subway system until it comes out of the vents.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 12, 2017 12:37 AM (uCwpM)

Naw, leave him alive down there, to slowly waste away from starvation and lack of oxygen. Tantalize him with food smells, and send down video of ecstatic North Korean plebes singing "Ding Dong, the Witch is Dead".

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:40 AM (iPbwM)

457 What controversy?

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:42 AM (PUmDY)

458 The business he passes on the left, the one with the braided rope and wood railings, is Pizza Port, which has good pizza but is mostly known as one of the first very good craft breweries here.

Just FYI (in case no other Moron has put y'all some knowledge on this matter)
Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:25 AM (QDnY+)

See my earlier comment. Last time I went to Pizza Port (3 years ago) it was crowded beyond belief, and it took an hour to get our order. A single pizza! Not only that, they put the wrong toppings on it.

Their beer is good. They also have a house-brewed root beer that we'd get for the kids (and me; I like a good root beer). Last several times we went, they didn't have it.

Maybe if you go during off-hours it might be worth it, but avoid it if there's a crowd.

Posted by: Average Guy at August 12, 2017 12:42 AM (LMcFk)

459 Whoa whoa whoa. Conservative Art Critic / CAC is back?

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 12:43 AM (6FqZa)

460 457 What controversy?
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:42 AM (PUmDY)

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*checks handwritten legal pad*

Uh, that would be, Axe or Old Spice?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:43 AM (PXj2C)

461 The Japanese Defense Minister stated that Japans Missile Defense System would shoot down any that were aimed at Guam.

I don't think he spitting into the wind with statement.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yc5kbzuv

Posted by: the guy across the street at August 12, 2017 12:43 AM (sf2BM)

462 Average Guy, not to bore the Horde to death with this side chatter, but after making my first comment I found your comment above, and acknowledged and responded to it, re crowding etc. @ Pizza Port.

Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:44 AM (QDnY+)

463 352 Love shack sucks. It is a fossil of a song.



Go with Come to Poppa



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKXyIL0OwMY




By the way, the video is way better than the song.




Fun fact, I once regularly demanded that whomever should be so lucky to get me to ask for their hand in marriage would have to be escorted down the aisle by her father to that song. That is until I met the winsome lass that is now Mrs. Yankeefifth. Following my intorduction to her my new official policy became "whatever you want honey."
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:00 AM (0wem/)


And do you pray the Man's Prayer every night?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:44 AM (ZTRlp)

464 Michigan dweller here also. Our Lake Michigan shoreline is the most beautiful on earth. The Lake Huron side not as much.

Posted by: CMU VET at August 12, 2017 12:40 AM (C+wjz)

Never saw if you answered, but I think quite a while back I asked you if CMU meant the Chips.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:45 AM (Jcg9Q)

465 461 The Japanese Defense Minister stated that Japans Missile Defense System would shoot down any that were aimed at Guam.

I don't think he spitting into the wind with statement.

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They've got an entire generation of young men who were raised in arcades playing Missile Command.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:45 AM (PXj2C)

466 Oh. Another thing I like about Michigan are the cherries!

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 12:45 AM (0jtPF)

467 G'night everyone.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at August 12, 2017 12:46 AM (uCwpM)

468 Rhomboid, just saw your reply.

My in-laws live in Vista so I only get down there a couple of times a year. MIL is Italian so we mostly eat home-cooked meals when we're down there. There's a PP real close at the Bressi Ranch center, but haven't been there yet.

Posted by: Average Guy at August 12, 2017 12:49 AM (LMcFk)

469 Either/or controversy?

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:49 AM (PUmDY)

470 464 Michigan dweller here also. Our Lake Michigan shoreline is the most beautiful on earth. The Lake Huron side not as much.

Posted by: CMU VET at August 12, 2017 12:40 AM (C+wjz)

Never saw if you answered, but I think quite a while back I asked you if CMU meant the Chips.
Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:45 AM (Jcg9Q)

Lake MI is nice Superior is just that Superior

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:49 AM (ZTRlp)

471 Ask at different times of day and average the results.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 12, 2017 12:05

Good advice BC.

Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 12:50 AM (yJ1e6)

472 Come to Poppa might be my favorite Seger tunes.

Posted by: shibumi at August 12, 2017 12:50 AM (aT+Bx)

473 Oh. Another thing I like about Michigan are the cherries!

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 12:45 AM (0jtPF)

I'd love to have a summer home in west MI somewhere. When I was younger though I just couldn't see how to make a decent living around where I grew up, so I bailed.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 12:50 AM (Jcg9Q)

474 I'll bet at night Lake Erie is eery.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 12:51 AM (PXj2C)

475 The Norks and the heathen Chineee, together, with their stupid s**t, have accelerated Japanese public attitudes towards defense and security by many years vs. what they might have been, coming from the carefully established passivity and pacifism the US assigned to them as their post-war role. Generational change has played a part too. And, since 2009, the disappearance of the US as a serious power.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:51 AM (QDnY+)

476 There's always a good reason the rules get broken.

The reason you date co-workers is because they are the only girls you ever meet because outside of work your social life consists of an empty pizza box and a playstation console.

The reason you date crazy is because dat crazy is what makes dem hot in da bed.

Posted by: Tom Servo at August 12, 2017 12:51 AM (V2Yro)

477 The dude hanging upside down in the bottom picture is thinking "This would be a lot more fun if Mary had worn a dress to the range."

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 12:51 AM (P8951)

478 Pardon in advance for the language, dear ettes:

So Instapundit has a story up about some fucking bright spark pondering: "Has Liberalism taken a Soviet turn?" To which I would reply: what was your first fucking clue, you inbred, grasping, microcephalic, moral midgets?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 12:52 AM (Nk0mq)

479 Dog got to lick the Fudgesicle stick.

I spent the entire afternoon trying to sort out a bad ground problem in the tail lights of a friend's '66 Thunderbird. Turned out to be that the brass (brass-plated steel?) lamp sockets were no longer making good contact with the die-cast pot metal reflector structure. So I soldered ground wires to all eleven sockets, and ran a separate ground wire from them to the body. Problem solved, but it took four hours. But we also adjusted the fit of the trunk lid, and hammered most of a dent out of one of the plated trim bezels for the tail lamps.

Reversing lamps still don't work. but the problem is probably the switch, or its associated wiring, down on the side of the transmission. No juice gets to the harness plug out back.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 12:53 AM (iPbwM)

480 Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 12:29 AM (rZ+mb)

Part of the joke about German philosophers is that they were trying to pin language down, and in doing so they wound up with something so nuanced and technical that no-one could understand it.
A lot of the roots of symbolic language come from this attempt. Lewis Caroll and John Stewart Mills were all interested in symbolic logic, Carroll because he like that sort of thing, and Mills because he was trying to define terms to explain multi-level problems like economics and monetary theory.

There are many thoughts about that relativism, one is that language is not just words, but the other elements that go with it that help define it - language is general meaning which is defined by the social and situational context it is in.
Language floats in generalities and is focused by context. Confuse the context and change the focus. I think of this as the "world is a pun" theory.

Another school is sort of a black box theory, that in using language you cannot define language - it becomes a tautology or else by using language you move the goalposts on yourself - but that is about as sensible as saying you can't solve math problems with numbers.

And of course there is the old joke about what one should expect from a form of communication that developed originally to scream insults at hominids in the neighboring trees.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:53 AM (mkDpn)

481 Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 12:51 AM (P8951

Donna, I'm shocked

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 12:54 AM (ZTRlp)

482 To which I would reply: what was your first fucking clue, you inbred, grasping, microcephalic, moral midgets?
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Seems to me that you're insulted inbred, grasping, microcephalic, moral midgets by comparing them to Leftists.

Posted by: shibumi at August 12, 2017 12:54 AM (aT+Bx)

483 Avg. Guy, if you like craft brew there are a bunch of good places in Vista - it's one of the "clusters" for breweries in the county, for some reason. Might check them out next time you're down there. Mother Earth is the best known - their Cali Creamin' cream ale is outstanding with spicy dishes.

Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:55 AM (QDnY+)

484 To which I would reply: what was your first fucking clue, you inbred, grasping, microcephalic, moral midgets?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 12:52 AM (Nk0mq)


Well said ... except that I would have used "microphallic", instead.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 12:55 AM (rZ+mb)

485 466 Oh. Another thing I like about Michigan are the cherries!
Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 12:45 AM (0jtPF)

I think I've eaten gallons of cherries this summer. They're on sale at every grocery store I've been to for as low as $1.99 a pound and they are really high quality cherries. It was clearly a great cherry season in the Midwest this year.

Watermelon has been rather disappointing.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 12:56 AM (P8951)

486 Seems to me that you're insulted inbred, grasping, microcephalic, moral midgets by comparing them to Leftists.
Posted by: shibumi at August 12, 2017 12:54 AM (aT+Bx)

Hmmm. Possibly. Still. It gives them something to aspire to.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 12:56 AM (Nk0mq)

487 And do you pray the Man's Prayer every night?
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August




What is the Man's Prayer?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 12:56 AM (0wem/)

488 Never got "pardon" either

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 12:57 AM (PUmDY)

489 Off to bed, as I am heading to a wedding out in the boonies tomorrow and have to be ready to roll fairly early.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 01:00 AM (P8951)

490 My son!!


The general school of thought is a week or maybe even two.

Asking a few days before is supposed to be insulting, like you think she's too lame to have plans or a date in the next few days.

I personally think that in itself is lame, but admit that it's nice to assume a lady is naturally going to have a full calendar and you need to get in before all her other admirers, I suppose.

Will I like this lady?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:00 AM (WlQ5Q)

491 Y5

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1I3pSZGCuHA

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:00 AM (ZTRlp)

492 I think I've eaten gallons of cherries this summer. They're on sale at every grocery store I've been to for as low as $1.99 a pound and they are really high quality cherries. It was clearly a great cherry season in the Midwest this year.

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That's nice, but let's hear some more about the chick in the dress.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:01 AM (PXj2C)

493 I thought Red Green came up with the Man's Prayer:

"I'm a man, but I can change if i have to, I guess."

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 01:02 AM (P8951)

494 Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 12:55 AM (QDnY+)

Thanks for the tip. Will check it out next time I'm down there (Christmas).

Posted by: Average Guy at August 12, 2017 01:02 AM (LMcFk)

495 Hipster nativity

Oh dear God... no. Just no.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at August 12, 2017 01:03 AM (5muuD)

496 It goes without saying, of course, that she has a nice ass.

But is she funny? Does she like cats?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:03 AM (WlQ5Q)

497 The general school of thought is a week or maybe even two.

Asking a few days before is supposed to be insulting, like you think she's too lame to have plans or a date in the next few days.

I personally think that in itself is lame, but admit that it's nice to assume a lady is naturally going to have a full calendar and you need to get in before all her other admirers, I suppose.

Will I like this lady?
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August




MissTammy!

That is in polite society. In the modern world of texting, tinder, friends with benefits, random hookups, and sexting, two days is forever.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:03 AM (0wem/)

498 Watermelon has been rather disappointing.
Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 12:56

That's too bad. Sweet corn around here has been outstanding this yr.

Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 01:03 AM (yJ1e6)

499 I don't want to get into the debates we see around the Trump administration about which is worse: what we found out about our leaders because of the leaks, or the fact that so much information is being leaked. What's relevant here is that Google now faces a pattern in which its employees are taking internal information and leaking it to the media, against the company's own rules and safeguards, in order to achieve political objectives. If the wider public starts to figure out that this is happening, they just might decide this is not a company they want to trust with their information or access to their lives.

Posted by: Islamic Rage Boy at August 12, 2017 01:04 AM (e8kgV)

500 This can't be turning into a vegetable thread.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:04 AM (PXj2C)

501 Here is a song. Apropos of nothing. But I like it.

https://youtu.be/m4N5YTD32Gk

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:04 AM (mkDpn)

502 Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 12:53 AM (mkDpn)

Human language is inherently fuzzy. Most of the time when we say something to someone, what they make of it bears little resemblance to what we thought we might have been communicating. And it's no ones fault. It's just the nature of human language.

And lawyers think themselves so clever because they make asinine reductio ad absurdum arguments about any word in a contract or law that they want to divorce all meaning from. Great stuff ... any 6 year old can play that game by just repeating "why?" over and over and over until there's nothing left to question because there's nothing left - which will always be the case.

Shit, it's impossible to even define a word like "chair" exactly, let alone the more intricate and complex (allegedly) concepts that we claim to communicate through human language.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:04 AM (rZ+mb)

503 Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 01:02 AM (P8951)

Of course he did

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (ZTRlp)

504 Y5

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1I3pSZGCuHA
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August




Heh. More or less, but only the small stuff around the edges.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (0wem/)

505 I learned about home improvement from Red Green. Before I watched that show, I did not realize you can fix everything with duct tape.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have died at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (P8951)

506 Michigan is supposed to have good water, too:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8QaCwdlL4A

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (iPbwM)

507 The only decent watermelon comes from Texas.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (0wem/)

508 Pardon me seems way too much vs excuse me, and I don't get pardon at all when someone wants you to repeat something

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:06 AM (PUmDY)

509 "This can't be turning into a vegetable thread."

We can help you.

Posted by: Vegetable Liberation Front at August 12, 2017 01:06 AM (sf2BM)

510 American liberals can't dream of aspiring to the distinctive style of the Soviets.

Transgender idiocy, conspicuous (illiterate) "compassion" for select toy ethnicities and sub-groups, virtue narcissism about fake science and make-believe economics.

Vs.

Nuclear-f***ing powered ice breakers, guns for their astronauts, military parades with heavy metal on display, and flushing *PLUTONIUM* tailings into ..... RIVERS. Manly s**t.

Oh - and the billboards, and statues. "Fight for 15" vs. ..... "Communism Equals Soviet Power + Electrification of the Whole Country!"


Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 01:06 AM (QDnY+)

511 Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:03 AM (0wem/)

I would point out that my son always conducts himself as though he were still in a polite society.

The mere fact that he is asking shows that he is, so I want to steer him proper, dontcha know.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:07 AM (WlQ5Q)

512 Nuclear canal digging!

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 01:08 AM (Nk0mq)

513 I would point out that my son always conducts himself as though he were still in a polite society.

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So the Eddie Haskell type then?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:08 AM (PXj2C)

514 The only decent watermelon comes from Texas.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (0wem/)


And certain parts of Arkansas.

Mind you, it hasn't been hot enough so far for decent melons. not much above 90s,on average. Been in the 80s the last two weeks.

Humid af, don't get me wrong,but

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:09 AM (WlQ5Q)

515 Pardon me seems way too much vs excuse me, and I don't get pardon at all when someone wants you to repeat something


Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:06 AM


Hey, don't judge... It's pretty standard around here. I use it all the time. It means I'm suave and sophisticated. Especially with the french pronunciation.

Posted by: otho at August 12, 2017 01:10 AM (qGuLD)

516 Nuclear canal digging!

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 01:08 AM (Nk0mq)

Nuclear fracking and in-situ refining. No pump jacks; just gas pumps at the wellheads.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:10 AM (iPbwM)

517 Yeah, it has been darn cool in Kentucky this year. A few weeks of summer, but now the nights are feeling like autumn.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 01:10 AM (Nk0mq)

518 So the Eddie Haskell type then?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:08 AM (PXj2C)

I don't know how to answer that! I know it's from Leave to Beaver, but I have never watched it.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (WlQ5Q)

519 I would point out that my son always conducts himself as though he were still in a polite society.

The mere fact that he is asking shows that he is, so I want to steer him proper, dontcha know.
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August




Well, the fact that he is asking for advice her seems to demonstrate the he is desperate.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (0wem/)

520 It means I'm suave and sophisticated. Especially with the french pronunciation.

Posted by: otho at August 12, 2017 01:10 AM (qGuLD)

Is that the same as "swave and deboner"?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (iPbwM)

521 The sad thing is, the Soviets probably would have had the balls to try a project orion type town sized ship- the engineering might have been a problem...

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (Nk0mq)

522 >>>>dontcha know


Don't ha know eh
A tad bit of Little Chute-ism added
A wI thang

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (ZTRlp)

523
Reversing lamps still don't work.
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Ah. A Canadian usage. Here (as you no doubt know) we call them 'Backup Lights'. I may start using that however, it sounds more sophisticated. I've already switched to 'Hooter'.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (OdK9v)

524 Pardon seems like you're asking for forgiveness

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (PUmDY)

525 Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 01:10 AM (Nk0mq)

We're still overall too humid for me to say it's Fall-like,but there was a morning last week with no humidity that was downright Indian Summery.

If we're still allowed to use that term, which we're probably not, but fuck it, it felt like Indian Summer.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:14 AM (WlQ5Q)

526 Is that the same as "swave and deboner"?


Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM


That's french, right? It sounds french. Dunno what it means, but, I'm gonna work it into conversations. The chicks dig it when I do that. Also when I wear the cravat.

Posted by: otho at August 12, 2017 01:15 AM (qGuLD)

527 If we're still allowed to use that term, which we're probably not, but fuck it, it felt like Indian Summer.
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August




pretty sure there are less politically correct ways to say that.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:15 AM (0wem/)

528 Ah. A Canadian usage. Here (as you no doubt know) we call them 'Backup Lights'. I may start using that however, it sounds more sophisticated. I've already switched to 'Hooter'.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (OdK9v)

"Backup Lights" is perfectly understood and commonly used here. I was sort of going for shop manual speak, there.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:15 AM (iPbwM)

529 518 So the Eddie Haskell type then?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:08 AM (PXj2C)

I don't know how to answer that! I know it's from Leave to Beaver, but I have never watched it.
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (WlQ5Q)

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Same here. When I was born 29 years ago The Golden Girls ruled the airwaves.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:15 AM (PXj2C)

530 Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (0wem/)

It most certainly does not.

It means he's a gentleman, and cares enough to act right.

Or get laid.

Or something.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:16 AM (WlQ5Q)

531 "Nuclear fracking and in-situ refining."

There was that instance where Ivan used a tactical nuke to shut down a monster uncontrollable gas well fire.

Posted by: torquewrench at August 12, 2017 01:16 AM (ujwCG)

532 Ms Tammy!!!!!

Y5!!!!!!

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:17 AM (lttTc)

533 525 Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2017 01:10 AM (Nk0mq)

We're still overall too humid for me to say it's Fall-like,but there was a morning last week with no humidity that was downright Indian Summery.

If we're still allowed to use that term, which we're probably not, but fuck it, it felt like Indian Summer.
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:14 AM (WlQ5Q)

I don't have a problem with the term as a commenter or cob

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:17 AM (ZTRlp)

534 Pardon seems like you're asking for forgiveness

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (PUmDY)


You are. You are asking to be forgiven for forcing the person to repeat himself. Usually it isn't anything more than rote manners ... as when you greet someone with "How are you doing?"

In many cases, of course, "pardon me" is used sarcastically when the speaker should, himself, beg pardon for mumbling or otherwise making it hard for him to be understood.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:18 AM (rZ+mb)

535 Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:15 AM (PXj2C)

Off my lawn, whippersnapper!

I was born considerable more than 29 years ago, but I am not a TV person.

And we didn't have that there electric til we moved to Atlanta when I was 10 years old. Seems to me 'twas The Brady Bunch and Partridge Family that was all the rage.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:19 AM (WlQ5Q)

536 Using "Redskin Summer" will land you on probation.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:19 AM (PXj2C)

537 I would point out that my son always conducts himself as though he were still in a polite society.

The mere fact that he is asking shows that he is, so I want to steer him proper, dontcha know.
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:07

Good on you, you know you raised your son right.

I've noticed a lot of friends kids aren't getting md, they're now in the late 20s and early 30s.

I think times are tough out there now, in many ways. I'm glad we got md 36 yrs ago.

Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 01:19 AM (yJ1e6)

538 500 This can't be turning into a vegetable thread.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:04 AM (

You don't want to talk about aspargus and it's various...repercussions?

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (lttTc)

539 Anyone still awake?

Posted by: thathalfrican - new faces tie like shoelaces at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (IYHxL)

540 507--- The only decent watermelon comes from Texas.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:05 AM (0wem/)
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Dang.
So what are we going to do when someone eats it?

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (0jtPF)

541 Pardon seems like you're asking for forgiveness

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:12 AM (PUmDY)

"Pardon me" is more like asking for indulgence. "Please permit me to intrude upon your space or time for a brief period."

Say as you try to reach a seat in the movie theater, and you have to pass in front of patrons already seated in the aisle seats. Assent for such is taken for granted, but the spoken phrase means that anyone who raises an objection is seen as a churlish lout.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iPbwM)

542 just saw this at daily wire:


google "American Mathematicians" and then "matematico americano."

try american inventors vs. spellings in spanish or italian:


"Inventor Americano", or the Italian "Inventore Americano"


notice anything?

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)

543 Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:17 AM (ZTRlp)

That's because you are a fabulous person. And I never thank you properly for your epic ONTs, but I always think it.

And thanks to you as well CDR M!

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:21 AM (WlQ5Q)

544 539 Anyone still awake?
Posted by: thathalfrican - new faces tie like shoelaces at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (IYHxL)

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Now I am. Thanks.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:21 AM (PXj2C)

545 jc!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:21 AM (WlQ5Q)

546 >>>You don't want to talk about aspargus and it's various...repercussions?

Chuckles

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:22 AM (ZTRlp)

547 Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:21 AM (PXj2C)

LOL sup

Posted by: thathalfrican - new faces tie like shoelaces at August 12, 2017 01:22 AM (IYHxL)

548 notice anything?

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)


No. George Washington Carver is at the top of the list for all of them.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:22 AM (rZ+mb)

549 I don't have a problem with the term as a commenter or cob

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:17 AM (ZTRlp)

A perfectly cromulent term.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:22 AM (iPbwM)

550 Shit, it's impossible to even define a word like
"chair" exactly, let alone the more intricate and complex (allegedly)
concepts that we claim to communicate through human language.
Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:04 AM (rZ+mb)


At some point common background has to come into play - language is a social thing, not just a data thing.
There is a drive for a universal "base" language that can be used to move through to do machine translation, so if you are going from English to French it takes "this is my shoe" moves it to an intermediary translation language and then can take that and go not only to French, but Serbo-croatian or Korean or Klingon.

It only works mostly for simple concepts and simplest factual sentences. If you get into complex or erudite language with levels of information coming from tone, tenor and shared cultural concepts (winter's boreal breath WTH is that in Korean?) you miss a lot because part of the language is shared culture.

I suppose there is an element of poetry in a good human translation since a lot of non-technical language is about emotions, feelings and those nuances that come from shared background.

The technical translation also falls prey to regional dialects. And I would add that jargon is nothing but shared cultural concepts whether or not it is intentional or not.

I suppose as a side note, legal and legislative concepts used to be standardized with Latin as the shared culture, now we have the Code of Federal Regulations which goes to around 200 volumes. Not sure if that is an improvement.


Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:23 AM (mkDpn)

551 Primordial, just seems over the top.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:23 AM (PUmDY)

552 Dang.
So what are we going to do when someone eats it?
Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August




?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:23 AM (0wem/)

553 way late to the thread, but, if it hasn't already been mentioned, i believe the Gamma Goat had a 3 cylinder engine in it.

total POS, unless you needed a company sized tub to store beer and ice.

Posted by: redc1c4 at August 12, 2017 01:23 AM (/e9Kb)

554 >>>>112) "Suddenly the Dems need *four* Republicans to turn traitor in order to defeat any bills in the Senate." <<<<

If this happens, it will be good for a number of reasons; including making it undeniable that we need a real SECOND party in this country to oppose the "Democrat-Democrats" and the "Republican-Democrats". I like calling the new party the Deplorable Party. I would love to hear Trump publicly giving up on the Republicans and calling for us to form a new party.

However, McConnell has that fourth Senator and more who are willing to commit <i>seppuku</i> to save Obamacare. Besides the three r*t b*st*rds who defeated repeal, there were reports that there were 7 others that they could have called on if needed. And probably McConnell could convince other "Republicans" to blow their covers if he twisted some arms.

Posted by: Subotai Bahadur at August 12, 2017 01:23 AM (P+t+o)

555 539 Anyone still awake?

Get use to it father to be

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:24 AM (ZTRlp)

556 notice anything?

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)

Why would I give clicks to Gurgle?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:24 AM (iPbwM)

557 Well, the fact that he is asking for advice her seems to demonstrate the he is desperate.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (0wem/)

I didn't take it that way.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 01:25 AM (Jcg9Q)

558 Shit, it's impossible to even define a word like
"chair" exactly, let alone the more intricate and complex (allegedly)
concepts that we claim to communicate through human language.
Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August




you back in your cave looking at the shadow wall again?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:25 AM (0wem/)

559 Soviets used a nuke on a gas well fire? That's one I didn't know.

Though it reminds me of my favorite well fire extinguishing technique in 1991, when the Kuwaiti oil fires which would take 17 years to extinguish, in the process ending the south Asian monsoon, thus leading to the deaths of zillions .... oh, sorry, just reprising the NPR version - anyway, the Romanians.

Bit ol' Tumansky jet engine bolted on to the back of a flat-bed truck. Back up the truck to the fire. Blow it out like a candle.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 12, 2017 01:25 AM (QDnY+)

560 Well, the fact that he is asking for advice her seems to demonstrate the he is desperate.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (0wem/)

I didn't take it that way.
Posted by: Country Boy at August




I didn't really mean it that way but I hate smiley faces and sarc tagging.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:26 AM (0wem/)

561 558 Shit, it's impossible to even define a word like
"chair" exactly, let alone the more intricate and complex (allegedly)
concepts that we claim to communicate through human language.
Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August




you back in your cave looking at the shadow wall again?
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:25 AM (0wem/)

--------

I was going to invoke Descartes but Plato's good too.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:26 AM (PXj2C)

562 Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:24 AM (ZTRlp)

Lies! My child will be perfect and sleep 10 hours from 10PM to 8AM everyday!

Posted by: thathalfrican - new faces tie like shoelaces at August 12, 2017 01:26 AM (IYHxL)

563 The morning crew are gloomy, but I don't think that keeps them from giving good advice.

If Trump was to nuke NK, dems would call for his impeachment for a month. The way they reacted to firing Comey, there is no upper limit to their duplicity.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at August 12, 2017 01:26 AM (rnAwa)

564 539 Anyone still awake?
Posted by: thathalfrican - new faces tie like shoelaces at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (IYHxL

Yup. Waiting for Main Street Electrical Parade to start

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (lttTc)

565 545
jc!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:21 AM (WlQ5Q)

====
hey there wonderful one. Howz you

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (iRJ+A)

566 Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 01:19 AM (yJ1e6)

Oh, lord.... you are sort of newish so I need to explain that Robert is not my biological son.

That I am aware of, anyway!

I don't have kids, Robert is just so dear to my heart and such a youngster,that I have glommed on to him in a totally maternal but non-weird way.

Well, maybe a little weird, but wholly maternal, I assure you.

Usually.

I mean, he's young enough to be my child, for goodness sake, so I would NEVER.

Strictly maternal and entirely innocent.


And did I read upthread that Jules eyesight is holding steady? May I ask if she has the dry or wet version?

And I am about to fall asleep, so if I don't answer, I will get back to you later!




Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (WlQ5Q)

567 Primordial, just seems over the top.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:23 AM (PUmDY)


I think you are taking it literally when its use isn't literal but merely convention. It's use is almost idiomatic, these days. Just think of it as an utterance rather than as words of any sort.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (rZ+mb)

568
India Summer? Where? Is she posting here?!

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 12, 2017 01:28 AM (8O3HH)

569 notice anything?
Posted by: jc


No mention of free tiramisu ???

Posted by: Adriane the Ethnic Food Critic ... at August 12, 2017 01:28 AM (AoK0a)

570 I was going to invoke Descartes but Plato's good too.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:26 AM (PXj2C)

Now, I can invoke DeHorse.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:28 AM (iPbwM)

571 Using "Redskin Summer" will land you on probation.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:19 AM (PXj2C)


There is nothing inherently wrong with "Redskin Summer." In fact, it is only in the summer when the Redskins are champions (as is everybody else). "Redskin Fall" means the Deadskins are at the bottom, again. "Redskin Winter" means lots of golf outings for the players.

Posted by: RickZ at August 12, 2017 01:29 AM (Urgf/)

572 Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (iRJ+A)

I"m really good, actually, kind of got my groove back when I went to Europe, despite the god forsaken heat and all the dog poop in Paris.

But I am so dang tired, I don't know how long I"ll last tonight!

How are you?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:29 AM (WlQ5Q)

573 Bebes!

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:30 AM (0wem/)

574 I think you are taking it literally when its use isn't literal but merely convention. It's use is almost idiomatic, these days. Just think of it as an utterance rather than as words of any sort.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (rZ+mb)

Social convention. Stock phrases people use to grease the rubbing points of social friction.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:30 AM (iPbwM)

575 Waiting for Main Street Electrical Parade to start
Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (lttTc)



JEALOUS!

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:31 AM (WlQ5Q)

576 569 notice anything?
Posted by: jc
No mention of free tiramisu ???
Posted by: Adriane the Ethnic Food Critic ... at August 12, 2017 01:28 AM (AoK0a)

Tiramisu??? Where?!!!

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:31 AM (lttTc)

577 How are you?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:29 AM (WlQ5Q)

======
doing well. having fun. staying outa trouble as long as I don't fret too much.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:32 AM (iRJ+A)

578 Does anyone here work for UPS< by any chance?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:32 AM (WlQ5Q)

579 575 Waiting for Main Street Electrical Parade to start
Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:27 AM (lttTc)
JEALOUS!
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:31 AM (W. t

It ends next Sunday. I took Monday off work so I can se the last one. Fly out & come with!

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:32 AM (lttTc)

580 notice anything?

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)


Yeah, masculine nouns (and adjectives).

Posted by: RickZ at August 12, 2017 01:33 AM (Urgf/)

581 Ooh time, bbl

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 01:33 AM (lttTc)

582 I was going to invoke Descartes but Plato's good too.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August



Plato came to mind first but I could go with Descartes.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:33 AM (0wem/)

583 Social convention. Stock phrases people use to grease the rubbing points of social friction.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:30 AM (iPbwM)


I'm willing to bet if you asked 100 people what they meant after they said "pardon me" at least 60 of them wouldn't have any idea.

It's not much different from people who say "for all intensive purposes". It works for them ... and the rest of us can figure out what they're trying to say ... but they really have no idea what's coming out of their mouths or why.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:33 AM (rZ+mb)

584 556
notice anything?



Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)



Why would I give clicks to Gurgle?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:24 AM (iPbwM)

====because when the librarian is a book burner it causes problems for everyone.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:34 AM (iRJ+A)

585 *checks clock*
*checks blog clock*
This place hasn't changed a tick.

Posted by: CAC at August 12, 2017 01:34 AM (Q5LFl)

586 try american inventors vs. spellings in spanish or italian:


"Inventor Americano", or the Italian "Inventore Americano"
notice anything?
Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)


You have just discovered that Italian, Spanish and half of English are Romance languages - in that they descend from Latin, the language of Rome.


Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:34 AM (mkDpn)

587 The philosophy sounds like bs. or at least a waste of time. I have 2 apples and my friend gives me 2 more apples. how many do I have? none because a thief stole all 4? ok.

Posted by: Why...back in my day... at August 12, 2017 01:35 AM (0m0zi)

588 jc, ugh. This is how we got the alt-right.

(Although I'll nitpick on this much - does Tesla count as American? wasn't he Serbian-born?)

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 01:36 AM (6FqZa)

589 Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:32 AM (iRJ+A)

Fretting never does a bit of good. Glad to hear you're not doing that! I hope you have found some peace; you are often on my mind.

Still woodworking?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:36 AM (WlQ5Q)

590 CAC, you going to comment on some of the comments you said about the HQ last year?

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 01:37 AM (6FqZa)

591 Still woodworking?
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August




Is that a euphemism?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:37 AM (0wem/)

592 I'm zonked. Nite all.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 12, 2017 01:37 AM (Jcg9Q)

593
There was an ol' gal around here who took a "maternal interest" in me when I was young buck in my early 20s. She ran a store/hangout joint around here. She could tell me things that a real mother couldn't....

And, at the time, I didn't really know what was going on, but she would scrutinize and intimidate the hell out of any girls I'd bring around. In college, I brought a girl back home and stopped there with her.

When I wasn't looking, she and another of the girls were shooting daggers at that poor girl.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 12, 2017 01:38 AM (8O3HH)

594 night country boy

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 01:38 AM (0wem/)

595 589
Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:32 AM (iRJ+A)



Fretting never does a bit of good. Glad to hear you're not doing
that! I hope you have found some peace; you are often on my mind.



Still woodworking?

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:36 AM (WlQ5Q)

====yep. only at my pace and when I want to. been playing music a bunch. will be traveling again soon. gonna see some good rock/funk bands with many horns. love that stuff.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:39 AM (iRJ+A)

596 ====because when the librarian is a book burner it causes problems for everyone.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:34 AM (iRJ+A)

So why support the book-burner by giving her clicks?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:39 AM (iPbwM)

597 Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:33 AM (rZ+mb)

Exactly.....that drives me nuts. Intents and purposes,people, jeez.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:40 AM (WlQ5Q)

598 Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:39 AM (iRJ+A)

That makes my heart happy to hear!

Also jealous.

I don'tthink I can stay awake another minute....wlll catch up anther time!

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:42 AM (WlQ5Q)

599 ====because when the librarian is a book burner it causes problems for everyone.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:34 AM (iRJ+A)


Why don't you just tell us what you found?

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 12, 2017 01:42 AM (rZ+mb)

600 570
Now, I can invoke DeHorse.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:28 AM (iPbwM)
------------------------

But you are too late!


Posted by: Margarita DeVille at August 12, 2017 01:44 AM (0jtPF)

601 Tiramisu??? Where?!!!
Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy


There's a little place in Seattle.

Fortunately for my diet, I'm not in Seattle ...

Posted by: Adriane the Ethnic Food Critic ... at August 12, 2017 01:44 AM (AoK0a)

602 So why support the book-burner by giving her clicks?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:39 AM (iPbwM)

====OK. I'll just tell you -- in english all wasps are diminished or left out of the pictures at the top. In other languages they still dominate for now.
Goolag is systematically spinning the searches to the "hate on whitey" leftist view -- at least in the images -- I didn't bother to find out how far down the text or site search returns they are changing results.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:44 AM (iRJ+A)

603 510. Heh....they did have a certain style, didn't they? Brutal materialism, glorification of heavy industry, and a sort of proud poverty.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 01:46 AM (fA1SL)

604 Truth, belief, facts.

I have had WAY too much beer for you to make me think about thinking...

Bad COB, BAD COB!

At least, I think it's your fault.

Let me check...

Oh, G--Damnit!

Posted by: Captain Comic at August 12, 2017 01:49 AM (dKODI)

605 Pale Moon is a perfectly cromulent browser alternative. Proton mail is yer free, encrypted, gmail alternative. And folks are joking now that Sargon and the other anti-sjw badthinkers should post on pornhub, which has less censorship and more favorable terms of service.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 01:49 AM (fA1SL)

606 The philosophy sounds like bs. or at least a waste
of time. I have 2 apples and my friend gives me 2 more apples. how many
do I have? none because a thief stole all 4? ok.
Posted by: Why...back in my day... at August 12, 2017 01:35 AM (0m0zi)


It depends on the school of philosophy your follow.

An Aristotelian would tell you that you that what you have are not really apples but degraded echoes of the pure form of apples, and your understanding that those are apples is based solely on their approach to pure applehood found in the conception of perfect appleness that is held in your mind.

A Pythagorean would say that you have one of the principal numbers of apples, and that is very good, but if you only had three you would have a more useful and stable number.

Descartes would tell you that you have apples. But he would want to tell you some things about how to locate them in space.

Marx would tell you that you have apples that actually belong to everyone, and you should surrender your tree for the good of society to be held in trust until society evolves enough to allow everyone to share the apples.


Milton Friedman would ask if he could buy one off of you. Maybe two if the price were right.


Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:50 AM (mkDpn)

607 [No epistemology stuff]

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 01:52 AM (fA1SL)

608 590 CAC, you going to comment on some of the comments you said about the HQ last year?

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo


He apologized a few months back in the comments.

Posted by: GnuBreed at August 12, 2017 01:52 AM (6jaju)

609 And folks are joking now that Sargon and the other
anti-sjw badthinkers should post on pornhub, which has less censorship
and more favorable terms of service.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 01:49 AM (fA1SL)


That was my suggestion when OOOTube classified a dry lecture by Ralph Raico on von Bismarck and the development of the Prussian state as "adult and possibly offensive material"

But I said XHamster of course.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:54 AM (mkDpn)

610 609. Look, there's no point polluting xhamster with social and political stuff.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 01:55 AM (fA1SL)

611 Put the jet engine on the bed of the truck, they said.

Back the truck up to the blazing oil well fire, they said.

It'll work great, they said. It'll be fun.

Posted by: torquewrench at August 12, 2017 01:55 AM (ujwCG)

612 Good night ya'll. Thanks for being here.

Maybe see ya tomorrow.

Posted by: Farmer at August 12, 2017 01:55 AM (yJ1e6)

613 Gracious...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=y0UvZIZLUTo

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at August 12, 2017 01:56 AM (PUmDY)

614 "An Aristotelian would tell you that you that what you have are not really apples but degraded echoes of the pure form of apples"

Would that not be a Platonist?

Posted by: torquewrench at August 12, 2017 01:56 AM (ujwCG)

615 And of course I think I meant Platonic ideals.

But then its late and I failed philosophy badly.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:56 AM (mkDpn)

616 Hey y'all!

As much time I've spent at the lake, I just cannot get ebony black.

Damn this white blood.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 01:57 AM (sB1y1)

617 ====OK. I'll just tell you -- in english all wasps are diminished or left out of the pictures at the top. In other languages they still dominate for now.
Goolag is systematically spinning the searches to the "hate on whitey" leftist view -- at least in the images -- I didn't bother to find out how far down the text or site search returns they are changing results.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:44 AM (iRJ+A)

Hold the phone! You're telling me Gurgle is evil?

Oh, my sainted aunt!

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:57 AM (iPbwM)

618 615. Teleology and instantiation of the forms is hard, yo.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 01:58 AM (fA1SL)

619 huh.

I didn't ask for an apology for my part. Some of his comments were valid about some of us commenters, probably mostly including me.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 01:58 AM (6FqZa)

620 We need CAC to write up some threads

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 01:59 AM (ZTRlp)

621 619 huh.

I didn't ask for an apology for my part. Some of his comments were valid about some of us commenters, probably mostly including me.
Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 01:58 AM (6FqZa)

---

WTF did I miss this time?

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 01:59 AM (sB1y1)

622 hah, smfh. at least you might be spared the melanoma. but use sunscreen just in case :^p I hear Bob Marley had that

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 01:59 AM (6FqZa)

623 *waves to MH*

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (sB1y1)

624 616. Could be worse. I put on SPF Avogadro's Number and burn. Then peel. Then burn some more.

And then I go outside.....

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (fA1SL)

625 Hold the phone! You're telling me Gurgle is evil?



Oh, my sainted aunt!

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 01:57 AM (iPbwM)

=====
I know. Whoodathunkit?

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (iRJ+A)

626 As much time I've spent at the lake, I just cannot get ebony black.



Damn this white blood.
Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 01:57 AM (sB1y1)


Oh, sweetie. My sister and real mom had olive skin and hazel eyes and would turn dark starting in March.
I worked on a highway survey crew for half a summer and only tanned where the freckles merged.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (mkDpn)

627 622 hah, smfh. at least you might be spared the melanoma. but use sunscreen just in case :^p I hear Bob Marley had that
Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 01:59 AM (6FqZa)

---

God wouldn't be that merciful...

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (sB1y1)

628 SMFH, not much... an old moron dropped by this thread to... lurk, I think.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at August 12, 2017 02:01 AM (6FqZa)

629 I know. Whoodathunkit?

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (iRJ+A)

High fives jc.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:01 AM (iPbwM)

630 Oh, sweetie. My sister and real mom had olive skin and hazel eyes and would turn dark starting in March.
I worked on a highway survey crew for half a summer and only tanned where the freckles merged.
Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 02:00 AM (mkDpn)

---

LOL!

Just joking around.

I like being black, white, injun and asian.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:01 AM (sB1y1)

631 And of course I think I meant Platonic ideals.

But then its late and I failed philosophy badly.

Posted by: Kindltot at August 12, 2017 01:56 AM (mkDpn)

As a geologist, I support plutonic ideals. Not a sedimentalist, no, not me.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:03 AM (iPbwM)

632 Cya Kids.


I hope good things come your way soon.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 02:06 AM (iRJ+A)

633 Cya Kids.


I hope good things come your way soon.

Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 02:06 AM (iRJ+A)

Night, jc.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:06 AM (iPbwM)

634 Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:01 AM (sB1y1)


Waves back at nice & pretty lady

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 02:07 AM (ZTRlp)

635 CAD struck again. I'd just sold - at a profit, no less! - a Kowa Komaflex-S (weird Japanese slr what takes 127 film and has a notoriously strange mechanism to fire the shutter, recock it, ans transport the film) when an Agfa Viking 6x9 showed up at a yard sale. Original box. Thing still smells new..... debating keeping or selling it.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:08 AM (fA1SL)

636 >>>I like being black, white, injun and asian.


If you were Jooish you would have the 5-fecta going for you

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 02:09 AM (ZTRlp)

637 636. And you'd never pay retail again.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:10 AM (fA1SL)

638 As much time I've spent at the lake, I just cannot get ebony black.

Damn this white blood.
Posted by: SMFH at August




well work on the tan lines so you can show them off at the pool in Las Vegas.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 02:13 AM (0wem/)

639 635 Agfa Viking 6x9 showed up at a yard sale. Original box. Thing still smells new..... debating keeping or selling it.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:08 AM

I have Daddy's Exacta. And ALL the lenses. The wedtinghouse light meter crapped out though. My photography teacher was aghast that I was using it, "that should be on a shelf in a museum!"

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 02:15 AM (9R5E+)

640 Nice! Yeah, the older meters eventually do crap out. A good camera is a wondrous thing. Saddens me to think we have an entire generation who will never know.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:16 AM (fA1SL)

641 well work on the tan lines so you can show them off at the pool in Las Vegas.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 02:13 AM (0wem/)

---

Well, getting rid of tan lines would only happen in Vegas...


If I was concerned about tan lines, in any case.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:16 AM (sB1y1)

642 638 well work on the tan lines so you can show them off at the pool in Las Vegas.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 02:13 AM (

Look who's an optimist!

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 02:17 AM (lttTc)

643 Well, getting rid of tan lines would only happen in Vegas...


If I was concerned about tan lines, in any case.
Posted by: SMFH at August




Heh

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 02:17 AM (0wem/)

644 Look who's an optimist!
Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August



Well seems "If you've got it flaunt it" has to be a moron commandment.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 02:18 AM (0wem/)

645 Be well Morons
Catch you later today

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 12, 2017 02:19 AM (ZTRlp)

646 Best recent find was a Mercury II - weird half-frame 35mm - all mechanical - with a shutter that can actually do 1/1000. Amazing piece of engineering.

Lurvs me the kraut cameras. Stacking up the kekels for a Super Ikonta.....I've got the Moskva 5 russhian rip-off, and love it, but I want the real thing.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:20 AM (fA1SL)

647 641. * sets camera to infinity, zip-ties it to a bunch of helium balloons, runs super-long shutter cable, floats assembly over smfh's back yard.*

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:22 AM (fA1SL)

648 Best recent find was a Mercury II - weird half-frame 35mm - all mechanical - with a shutter that can actually do 1/1000. Amazing piece of engineering.

Lurvs me the kraut cameras. Stacking up the kekels for a Super Ikonta.....I've got the Moskva 5 russhian rip-off, and love it, but I want the real thing.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:20 AM (fA1SL)

I have an Olympus Pen EE. It has an electric eye that somehow governs the shutter speed. 35mm half-frame.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:23 AM (iPbwM)

649 The Transgender Agenda

How is the Left pushing, and pushing successfully, their transgender agenda, and why are they pushing it?

http://politicalhat.com/?p=13715

Posted by: The Political Hat at August 12, 2017 02:23 AM (vBeA5)

650 648. Those half-frames are odd ducks. The film quality at the time really wasn't quite up to it. Amazing - yours had auto-aperture.....

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:25 AM (fA1SL)

651 I'm a sweet transvestite, with a transgender agenda, from transsexual Transylvania!

Posted by: Dr. Frank N. Furter at August 12, 2017 02:26 AM (iPbwM)

652 650. Sorry...booze. auto shutter speed - that's actually a more elegant solution to the exposure problem.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:28 AM (fA1SL)

653 Those half-frames are odd ducks. The film quality at the time really wasn't quite up to it. Amazing - yours had auto-aperture.....

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:25 AM (fA1SL)

I think I shot half a roll with it. Film has been in the camera for years. Should shoot off the remainder of the roll and have it processed. Seems to me the auto shutter only works if the camera is held upright?

Posted by: Dr. Frank N. Furter at August 12, 2017 02:29 AM (iPbwM)

654 Off, Rocky Horror sock.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:30 AM (iPbwM)

655 653. If it's a selenium sensor - and, given the age, it would have to be - its sensitivity mightnhave degraded. Unless you kept it in its case. Thinking it over - nevermind. Of course you did.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:31 AM (fA1SL)

656 And the drowsiness is kicking in. Time for bed. Night, Horde.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:31 AM (iPbwM)

657 If it's a selenium sensor - and, given the age, it would have to be - its sensitivity mightnhave degraded. Unless you kept it in its case. Thinking it over - nevermind. Of course you did.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:31 AM (fA1SL)

It never had a case as long as I have had it. Got it as a curiosity at Value Village once, back when they had neat old shit like that on the shelves.

But it has not been in direct sunlight all that time.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 12, 2017 02:33 AM (iPbwM)

658 What makes that Mercury II such a treat isbthat it has a circular mechanical exposure calculator built into the back, and a handy-dandy depth of field chart just over the viewfinder.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:34 AM (fA1SL)

659 644 Well seems "If you've got it flaunt it" has to be a moron commandment.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 12, 2017 02:18 AM (

Sounds like a dare, lol

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 02:34 AM (9R5E+)

660 657. Should be good. Those sensors get most of their damage from people setting them out for display like knick-knacks.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:35 AM (fA1SL)

661 *waits*

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:37 AM (sB1y1)

662 ..not yet...

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:37 AM (sB1y1)

663 Drunken grandma howling in woods.

Posted by: Chappaqua 911 at August 12, 2017 02:38 AM (bc2Lc)

664 3

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:38 AM (sB1y1)

665 Evening everyone!

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at August 12, 2017 02:38 AM (Tnhbr)

666 **tries to poach Post of the Beast from SMFH**

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:38 AM (fA1SL)

667 2

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:38 AM (sB1y1)

668 YOU BITCH!

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:38 AM (sB1y1)

669 **gloats, Praises Kek, burns rams to Tengri**

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:39 AM (fA1SL)

670 *glowers*

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:40 AM (sB1y1)

671 *pours shot*

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:40 AM (sB1y1)

672 **hang-dog look. Deep sigh. Cuts post od the beast in half, shares with SMFH. Retreats to slit trench with overhead cover**

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:41 AM (fA1SL)

673 529 518 So the Eddie Haskell type then?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:08 AM (PXj2C)

I don't know how to answer that! I know it's from Leave to Beaver, but I have never watched it.
Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 12, 2017 01:11 AM (WlQ5Q)

-----------

Same here. When I was born 29 years ago The Golden Girls ruled the airwaves.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 12, 2017 01:15 AM (PXj2C)

++++

Eddie Haskell, like pretty much all kids, acted one way with adults and another way when he was just around other kids. But, he went to an extreme in both cases. Around kids, he was always pushing others towards "bad" behavior. Coming up with some convoluted scam to get over on the adults was his kind of thing.

But, with adults, he was excessively formal and polite. When discussing Beaver Cleaver with Mr. or Mrs. Cleaver, he might say, "Young Theodore".

Thing was, the adults saw right through him and knew exactly what he was about. And him, knowing that they were on to him, would continue his goody goody act just the same.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at August 12, 2017 02:41 AM (FUu/Z)

674 It was all Colorado Alex's fault, if you think about it.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:42 AM (fA1SL)

675 673. Ur-Shitlord, then?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:43 AM (fA1SL)

676

AOP:

But it has not been in direct sunlight all that time.


Has the sensor been shielded from light? I have a Kiev III (cs 1953) and the light meter still works (and correctly I think), probably because it has a built-in cover.

Posted by: Arbalest at August 12, 2017 02:44 AM (FlRtG)

677 672 Retreats to slit trench with overhead cover**
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:41 AM

Timmuh!!!!!!

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 02:45 AM (zPuzB)

678 673. Nice! Arsenal in the house, yall!

(Got a Salyut 66 & a Kiev 88 - the one with the steel shutter; no sissy fabric or rubber.)

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 12, 2017 02:45 AM (fA1SL)

679 Why. Why is EVERYONE in line behind me SCREAMING at the top of their lungs. And slamming the fucking chains in the queue? FUCK. THAT. SHIT

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 02:48 AM (zPuzB)

680
Why is EVERYONE in line behind me SCREAMING at the top of their lungs.


Vegas. Check.

Bruno Mars. ??

Posted by: Arbalest at August 12, 2017 02:50 AM (FlRtG)

681 Bruno Mars. ??
Posted by: Arbalest at August 12, 2017 02:50 AM (FlRtG)

---

Oh fuck yeah.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:53 AM (sB1y1)

682 bebe!!!

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:53 AM (sB1y1)

683 Still loves ya, Palp.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 02:59 AM (sB1y1)

684 *looks around*

Well...

Shit.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 03:03 AM (sB1y1)

685

673 or 676?. Nice! Arsenal in the house, yall!


Via E-Bay: K-88CM, K60, K6C + Zodiak to Pentacon 300m F4.5 ... Kiev Automatic (fan shutter) K-III & K-IV (a gift, 1982) Rangefinders (still need Orion & Russar lenses) ... a Helios 85mm with M42 adapter for my Pentax, and a large shutter (1/30 sec, for my LF camera).

I sent my Salyut & earlier K-88 to Arax for rebuild (I bought them in in-operable condition) ... Arax no-bid (probably a wise choice), but I had the sense to keep the Salyut lens, with the manually-cocked shutter. At present, it works with nothing other than Salyut.

... and yes, these are all quality pieces. I had the K-Automat and K-IV worked on, but that's expected.

Posted by: Arbalest at August 12, 2017 03:12 AM (FlRtG)

686 SMFH!

Uh, Arb, what lines are we gonna be standing in in Vegas that are going to feature screamers? Oh, and given that Vegas IS the adult ride (i.e. Booze everywhere) screamers are going to be very very unhappy

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 03:23 AM (lttTc)

687 Who the fuck goes douching in the middle of the night??

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 03:34 AM (sB1y1)

688 Douching? Huh?

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at August 12, 2017 03:52 AM (lttTc)

689 I'm awake, might as well get up.

Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2017 03:53 AM (pPKG5)

690 bebe,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcWVL4B-4pI&t=222

Since that confused the fuck outta me, I'm jammin' to some smooth R&B.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 03:59 AM (sB1y1)

691 Hi Skip!

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 04:00 AM (sB1y1)

692 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSOtIHUJbjk

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 04:01 AM (sB1y1)

693 >>>This simple philosophical puzzle shows how difficult it is to know something.

I know.

Posted by: Bill Withers at August 12, 2017 04:10 AM (/qEW2)

694 >>>689 I'm awake, might as well get up.
Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2017 03:53 AM (pPKG5)

Is that the time where you are?

Posted by: m at August 12, 2017 04:20 AM (LRfkc)

695 You might be wondering what Gettier thinks of all this. It turns out, not much--or, if he does have an opinion, he hasn't cared enough to share it. Indeed, he's never published any other paper besides "Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?" and he turns 90 in October. To the question, "Why not?" he said, "I have nothing more to say."


So he took a philosophical dump on the table and left the room. Sounds like an a-hole.

Posted by: Bill Withers at August 12, 2017 04:22 AM (/qEW2)

696 If you don't use Google it makes it harder for them to get your stuff. But be careful, sometimes you are signing on to Google w/o your knowledge.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 12, 2017 04:25 AM (mpXpK)

697 Know shit? No shit.

Posted by: Bill Withers at August 12, 2017 04:25 AM (/qEW2)

698 696 If you don't use Google it makes it harder for them to get your stuff. But be careful, sometimes you are signing on to Google w/o your knowledge.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 12, 2017 04:25 AM (mpXpK)

---

Google doesn't scare me.


They should fear me.

I hold most of the trump cards.

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 04:37 AM (sB1y1)

699 It's obviously difficult to ' know shit ' if ur on drugs a lot.

That's my take away

Posted by: Some things change at August 12, 2017 04:38 AM (QpA8s)

700 Bruno Mars - That's What I Like

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMivT7MJ41M

Posted by: SMFH at August 12, 2017 04:45 AM (sB1y1)

701 542 just saw this at daily wire:


google "American Mathematicians" and then "matematico americano."

try american inventors vs. spellings in spanish or italian:


"Inventor Americano", or the Italian "Inventore Americano"


notice anything?
Posted by: jc at August 12, 2017 01:20 AM (iRJ+A)

Yeah, I saw that but I actually think it's a glitch in the way Google's algorithm compiles the list. Searching for African American Inventors would be a popular search... with people picking it out of search suggestions over other one American and Inventor in them. Anyways... I'm 90% certain Google isn't manually compiling that content. It's their spiders and search data that built that list.

Posted by: Serious Cat at August 12, 2017 04:59 AM (fJSoM)

702 I haven't used a google for 10 years

Around ... oh what was it, ought' 5 or 6 the search started to really suck.

Which is a shame cause I mined a ton of stuff from 2001-2003. It was like taking candy from a baby.

Posted by: Some things change at August 12, 2017 05:00 AM (QpA8s)

703 Oh yeah cause " spiders are guided by nature " I get what ur sellin...


Anyway, around oh what was it 2011 summer, Eric Schmidt comes out against some stuff, yeah the Erick Schmidt, and he says to some normal reporter " well, if u don't want anyone to know about it maybe ur shouldn't be doing it".

He wisdom was so golden it was like pudding day on crack.

Then not more than 9 months later google is caught using the secret track bit in the safari browser and denied it at first. Maybe twice. Only a week later did they admit it.

I went around to every Starbucks in the neighborhood (7) and wrote the previous years quote on the Nyt front page of every paper in the stack. Yeah it was hard

Posted by: Some things change at August 12, 2017 05:05 AM (QpA8s)

704 Does antifa know they are fascist? Does Shep Smith know that he is gay? Interesting questions indeed.

Posted by: Bill Withers at August 12, 2017 05:16 AM (/qEW2)

705 Bought a Geo Metro with the Suzuki 3. Got years (and 18k mi) of good mileage and fun driving an oversized gocart next to 18wheelers at 75. Always laughed at the 4wd jeeps stuck in the snow as I charged (relatively) by.

Posted by: Bumblenuck at August 12, 2017 05:18 AM (ANeY1)

706 Does Ralph know that Norton knows that he knows?

Posted by: Bill Withers at August 12, 2017 05:20 AM (/qEW2)

707 Back with donuts
Good morning horde

Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2017 05:28 AM (pPKG5)

708 After reading about the Google inquisition, I wonder if YouTube isn't far behind.

Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2017 05:39 AM (pPKG5)

709 I see a bullet in somebodys buttocks directly.

Posted by: Eromero at August 12, 2017 05:42 AM (zLDYs)

710 Good morning all. Back was in spasm since Tuesday morning. Finally out of it today, thank God, but I still feel like I was somebody's punching bag. I can deal with that, but the spasm pain is unbearable at times.

------------------------------

After reading about the Google inquisition, I wonder if YouTube isn't far behind.
Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2017 05:39 AM
~~~~~

I've seen on Twitter that YouTube has been "demonetizing" some people's accounts recently. Paul Watson (Prison Planet) and Diamond and Silk are two accounts that I heard of so far.





Posted by: IrishEi at August 12, 2017 05:50 AM (HiDrR)

711 Does antifa know they are fascist? Does Shep Smith know that he is gay? Interesting questions indeed.

Posted by: Bill Withers at August 12, 2017 05:16 AM (/qEW2)


More importantly, is there sunshine when they're gone? Is it warm when they're away?

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 12, 2017 05:57 AM (EgwCt)

712 Mornin'!

In Buffalo/western NY:

Couch, sofa or chesterfield: Either couch or sofa is acceptable. Couch is more common but nobody's going to bat an eye if you say sofa. I have no idea on chesterfield. Sounds like an English Lord or something.

Buffet or sideboard: Buffet. Never heard sideboard, ever.

Pop, soda or coke: Pop. Pop is the only acceptable answer.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 12, 2017 05:59 AM (ul9CR)

713
Couch
Sideboard
Soda

Posted by: IrishEi at August 12, 2017 06:28 AM (HiDrR)

714 Y5- you ever had a watermelon from Sugartown, La? Try that if you happen upon one.

Posted by: GrapeApe at August 13, 2017 02:29 AM (cW/qd)

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