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  • Moon's haunted: After a successful trip to and around the Moon, NASA's Orion spacecraft* has had some issues with ghost breakers. (WCCFTech)

    The computerised circuit breakers are supposed to trip on command or when something goes horribly wrong, but instead half of them tripped for no reason at all. And cut off half the maneuvering thrusters in the process, something that could be inconvenient if it happened at the wrong moment.

    The next Orion flight is expected in, uh, two years.

    * Not old bang-bang, sadly. See Niven & Pournelle's Footfall if you're not familiar.


  • The making of Dune II. (Read Only Memory)

    I always wondered by the sequel to the Dune computer game was in a completely different genre - the first an adventure game, the second a real-time strategy title.

    This article explains that: It wasn't a sequel, not even in the strictly temporal sense. Once the producers obtained the rights to make Dune computer games, they hired two studios to produce two entirely different games at the same time.

    Dune I was unremarkable and is largely forgotten. Dune II on the other hand pulled together all the elements of a real-time strategy game for the first time, and is the direct parent of the entire Command & Conquer series.


  • You can't let just anybody look at the sky! (Scientific American)

    The US government plans to require public release of all date from publicly-funded science. The article argues that this is bad for science, because other scientists can look at the data and, well:
    I have a friend in Minsk
    Who has a friend in Pinsk
    Whose friend in Omsk
    Has friend in Tomsk
    With friend in Akmolinsk
    His friend in Alexandrovsk
    Has friend in Petropavlovsk
    Whose friend somehow is solving now
    The problem in Dnepropetrovsk

    And when his work is done
    Haha! Begins the fun
    From Dnepropetrovsk to Petropavlovsk
    By way of Iliysk and over Novorossiysk
    To Alexandrovsk to Akmolinsk
    To Tomsk to Omsk
    To Pinsk to Minsk
    To me the news will run
    Yes, to me the news will run!

    And then I write by morning, night
    And afternoon, and pretty soon
    My name in Dnepropetrovsk is cursed
    When he finds out I published first!
    I didn't say it was a very good argument.


  • How "goblin mode" became Oxford's word of the year. (NPR)

    First, that's not a word.

    Second, people voted for it. It was an online poll. And it mopped the floor with the competition, because the competition was "metaverse" (which is at least a word) and "#IStandWith".

    Third, I wonder if that's in the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. I shall take a look, because that just arrived too. (I'd love to get the full 20-volume set, but it's pretty expensive.)


  • Twitter turns its back on open-source development. (ZDNet)

    Is it true?

    No. It's just more wishcasting by another left-wing pro-censorship journalist. (Which is pretty much all of them.)

    Interesting tidbit from the article though: Twitter was developing its own custom JVM, which is a really dumb idea. The company isn't nearly big enough - let along profitable enough - to support work like that.


  • Setting up container backups on the new server. Much cleaner than the old rsync-and-hope system.

    I plan to migrate the old MyISAM tables to either Aria or InnoDB, which will make them crash safe. Not certain that the code will work correctly with InnoDB, because it's properly transactional, but Aria is just a better MyISAM.


Disclaimer: And who deserves the credit?
And who deserves the blame?
Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky is his name!

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 04:00 AM




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1 G'Day pixy and everyone

Posted by: Skip at December 06, 2022 04:01 AM (xhxe8)

2 hiya

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 04:03 AM (T4tVD)

3 G'day all!

Angus & Robertson say they have the full 20-volume OED in stock in Sydney and 40% off. It's still about US$1000, but I am tempted.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at December 06, 2022 04:04 AM (BLOW1)

4 Morning, all! Up early thanks to the craziness of kittens.

From the ONT: I love dreaming about a nice, large, quality-built kitchen.

My dream is of a large kitchen where I don't have to move items A, B, and C in order to get to D, and then move B so I can reach E. So sick I am of this tiny galley-style kitchen, of living in 2 rooms plus kitchen and bath.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at December 06, 2022 04:04 AM (KAKDL)

5 Wolfus - the kitchen at my new house has lots of drawers. Lots and lots. Five sets of them, many of them double width.

It's amazing. So much easier to get to stuff.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at December 06, 2022 04:08 AM (BLOW1)

6 I'm also up early because I feel . . . "off." Not sick, not in pain, but not quite myself. Have felt like this since dinner last night. That was nothing odd: a small portion of chicken and sausage gumbo, and a small beef & bean burrito. Maybe it was the vanilla wafers afterward. Weird.

I also may not have made the coffee strong enough. All signs point to Bad Day at Black Rock.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at December 06, 2022 04:08 AM (KAKDL)

7 I've got the news on, and some guy just said "why is the price of Christmas trees going up ?"

Because its CHRISTMAS ! DUH !

If you're looking for a deal, buy one at EASTER !

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 04:09 AM (T4tVD)

8 Tom Lehrer in MY Ace of Spades? Glorious.

Posted by: cheshirecat at December 06, 2022 04:09 AM (TwA+r)

9 "I've got the news on, and some guy just said "why is the price of Christmas trees going up ?" "

Next up: Turkey prices soar in November!

FYI, best time to buy Christmas decorations? Dec 26.

Posted by: cheshirecat at December 06, 2022 04:10 AM (TwA+r)

10 Wolfus - the kitchen at my new house has lots of drawers. Lots and lots. Five sets of them, many of them double width.

It's amazing. So much easier to get to stuff.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at December 06, 2022


***
I have money for a down payment on a decent-priced property. The problems are, F. Joe's economy, and that decently-priced non-dump houses in non-dump areas are as scarce here as a kangaroo who does calculus. I want to move away from this pesthole; but, you know, F. Joe's economy. Who knows if I will be able to afford to live if I retire, the way his handlers are mangling America?

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at December 06, 2022 04:12 AM (KAKDL)

11 Yeah, I was lucky to be able to move to somewhere with (relatively) sane property prices. Could never have afforded something like this in Sydney.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at December 06, 2022 04:16 AM (BLOW1)

12 * Not old bang-bang, sadly. See Niven & Pournelle's Footfall if you're not familiar.

Now iianm, they launched that thing in Seattle to save Erf; but I doubt it improved the living conditions in Seattle. Fallout vs aliens vs the indigenous hobo army...

Boy, hard to pick a side on that one.

Morning y'all.

Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2022 04:22 AM (JOtiF)

13 Could never have afforded something like this in Sydney.
Posted by: Pixy Misa

Why did they mis-spell Sidney ?

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 04:22 AM (T4tVD)

14 Oh, and fuck Scientific American, leftoid pseudo science mag. And I subscribed to that rag for 18 years or so. Sigh.

Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2022 04:24 AM (JOtiF)

15 BOING!

Posted by: Biden's Dog, Front-Line Commenter Wannabee, at December 06, 2022 04:30 AM (IKuJQ)

16 Wish I could have my little old house on this property. Dad left little bro and I the house. He wanted nothing to do with it. I was able to come up with 50K on my house and refi the old homestead with another 25K to pay him off. Old neighborhood went to shit. Bro still hates me bc dad left me his retirement.

Sucks when you lose your only sibling.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 04:35 AM (ZEa+g)

17 A little buttered toast with my coffee has given me some energy. Welp, about time to go plane off the face and run shampoo through the hair. Back in a bit.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at December 06, 2022 04:39 AM (KAKDL)

18 Glad you are getting your place fixed up Pixy.

And thanks for all you do here!

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 04:43 AM (ZEa+g)

19 I miss Omni magazine

Posted by: JQ at December 06, 2022 04:46 AM (o0Fxd)

20 Ugh, better skedaddle, waaaayy past bedtime!

'Night all

Posted by: JQ at December 06, 2022 04:47 AM (o0Fxd)

21 Moon's haunted: After a successful trip to and around the Moon, NASA's Orion spacecraft* has had some issues with ghost breakers.
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Gremlins.

Posted by: Biden's Dog, Front-Line Commenter Wannabee, at December 06, 2022 04:51 AM (IKuJQ)

22 Sleep well JQ !

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 04:59 AM (T4tVD)

23 Sausage, egg and cheese bagel

Posted by: Skip at December 06, 2022 04:59 AM (xhxe8)

24 Morning, 'rons and 'ettes.

Posted by: olddog in mo at December 06, 2022 05:03 AM (ju2Fy)

25 I got a rock.

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 05:04 AM (T4tVD)

26 Morning olddog. May your day be grand.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 05:07 AM (ZEa+g)

27 From yesterday
https://www.americanthinker.com//mitch mcconnell bows down to the media and ukraine
Andrea Widburg has been stopping by again

Posted by: Skip at December 06, 2022 05:09 AM (xhxe8)

28 Good morning morons

Skip, there was a dive I used to frequent in West Phila. that made a sandwich like that they called an "Eggel" which was a staple of my diet.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 05:12 AM (EZebt)

29 Andrea Widburg has been stopping by again
Posted by: Skip at December 06, 2022 05:09 AM (xhxe
===

I've always liked her.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 05:17 AM (EZebt)

30 And another reason one should wear pants around here, who knows who is stopping by

Posted by: Skip at December 06, 2022 05:19 AM (xhxe8)

31 Local TV news reports residents on the Embarcadero are upset with a sideshow last Friday night 11:45. It did not end until SFPD showed up when it moved onto the Bay Bridge.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 05:26 AM (EZebt)

32 Only cruel pants, though.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 05:29 AM (EZebt)

33 Awww, Embarcaderonts are upset. Waaaa

Posted by: SFGoth at December 06, 2022 05:43 AM (KAi1n)

34 I used to make extra beer money putting things together for neighbors. It was always nice when they bought actual IKEA stuff, it was good quality. But most times they bought cheap Chinese knockoffs from Amazon. Cheap materials, crappy hardware and lousy manufacturing tolerances that showed in the fit and finish. The instructions were always bad, but you got used to it. Easy money for me from people who had no patience or mechanical ability.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at December 06, 2022 05:44 AM (AXxfu)

35 The Avenatti bit in bad blue is funny. Fraud in the pursuit of trump is no vice.

Posted by: SFGoth at December 06, 2022 05:46 AM (KAi1n)

36 Happy Saint Nicholas Day! I think it's become a tradition that I put up the real story of Saint Nicholas on this day:

https://tinyurl.com/44kdhnnm

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 05:47 AM (iXo85)

37
g'mornin', 'rons

Posted by: ALtonJackson at December 06, 2022 05:47 AM (ENBF0)

38 Ikea packs things really well, by the way. Amazon tends to just toss expensive stuff into a lightweight box with maybe a bit of packing paper to keep it company, and then deals with the complaints later.

---

I imagine that is the benefit of living in such a progressive ecologically focused country like Australia. You probably have a lot of use of plastics banned. Usually Amazon packaging here isn't packing paper but is plastic airbags.

Posted by: Buzzion at December 06, 2022 05:48 AM (qt6kf)

39 Awww, Embarcaderonts are upset. Waaaa
Posted by: SFGoth at December 06, 2022 05:43 AM (KAi1n)
===
Well its not like they're NIMBYs complaining about dog poop

No one should have to tolerate that kind of social chaos and nuisance on major public thoroughfares. You wanna drift like you're in the movies go to Sonoma Raceway

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 05:51 AM (EZebt)

40 Psalm 61-Prayer for security and assurance:

https://tinyurl.com/47n2zsrt

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 05:53 AM (iXo85)

41 That is lovely, Fenelon.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 05:56 AM (ZEa+g)

42 Embarcaderonts support the government that allows sideshows to flourish. Some votes do matter.

Posted by: SFGoth at December 06, 2022 05:57 AM (KAi1n)

43 Ok point taken but we all suffer from any erosion of simple civil peace

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 05:58 AM (EZebt)

44 I hear property is reasonable in the Ukraine. Especially near the border with Russia.
I live in a crappy state with a crappy governor who cares little about the people (except when she wants money for re-election) Wants the whole state to get rid of fossil fuel, and has no plans on increasing electricity supple. It gets cold in the winter, which isn't what most people want. Southern California has the best weather in the states as long as you don't mind people with shopping carts living on you lawn.

Posted by: Colin at December 06, 2022 06:00 AM (zJY/j)

45 Ok point taken but we all suffer from any erosion of simple civil peace
Posted by: San Franpsycho

Time to make sideshows an "Attack and Rape of Mother Gaia" crime.
Get the EPA involved.

All that delicious tire smoke in the atmosphere.

Posted by: Bruce at December 06, 2022 06:00 AM (vd8XM)

46 Morning olddog. May your day be grand.
Posted by: Infidel
-----------------

Morning, Infidel. Not sure how grand today will be. 6 hr road trip in rain. My butt's already sore thinking about it.

Posted by: olddog in mo at December 06, 2022 06:05 AM (ju2Fy)

47 Of course, with the EPA on the case, all tires would be outlawed for any purpose.

Scratch the idea at #45

Posted by: Bruce at December 06, 2022 06:05 AM (vd8XM)

48 Good luck olddog.

My morning is going to suck.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 06:07 AM (ZEa+g)

49 My morning is going to suck.
Posted by: Infidel

Why is that, dear? What's going on-if you care to share,-and/ can those who pray, pray for you?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:10 AM (iXo85)

50 Burn outs seem to be the big thing in Southern California now. When I lived there, it was jumping cars. Pull up next to a car (low rider) and it would jump 2 feet of the ground several times while waiting for the light...Young guys have money to burn, I guess. No one can afford that around here.

Posted by: Colin at December 06, 2022 06:11 AM (zJY/j)

51 No praying necessary. Just a personal problem. It will be fine.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 06:12 AM (ZEa+g)

52
Guess I killed the thread. Sorry.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2022 06:22 AM (ZEa+g)

53 Good morning!

Let's smile & be happy & strike fear in the hearts of killjoy leftists everywhere.

Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:23 AM (u82oZ)

54 Infidel

Nyah. Thread still alive. We're good.

Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:24 AM (u82oZ)

55 No just having anxiety about driving 6 hours in the rain. What a drag.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 06:25 AM (EZebt)

56 One of Mrs. F's butterscotch blondies will help.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 06:27 AM (EZebt)

57 Good morning fellow mouth breathers and slackers! Gonna be another bright sun shiny day here on the plains north of Denver. And, they're bringing the hog back from the shop so I may even get to ride this afternoon....may have to go to Laramie or Cheyenne for a burger.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at December 06, 2022 06:28 AM (tBR6g)

58 olddog in mo

Safe travels, please.

Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:28 AM (u82oZ)

59 I was at Walmart using the self-checkout Saturday night after the KSU-TCU game.

Two watermelons rolled behind me, with a middle-aged woman clerk chasing them. I said "What melons!"

Uh, why did I do that in FJB's America? Seemed like a good idea at the time may not be the right answer.

She was amused, not horrified, as this is the middle of the country, and somewhat sane. I'm over it.

Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:33 AM (u82oZ)

60 Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:23 AM (u82oZ)

Good morning, Salty. You may have left by the time I wrote a response yesterday. Thx for everything. Can you send me your phone number to my FenelonDirection e mail or the address on the church website? It is kind of painful for me to type and I would like to respond by if do better by phone or by snail mail. Thx.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:33 AM (iXo85)

61 Good morning all, Still waiting for word on the young lad that had surgery yesterday. We know the family because our kids are friends but we aren't close enough to call at a time like this.

Continued prayers for the family are appreciated.

Posted by: CanuckJack at December 06, 2022 06:34 AM (2DDi4)

62 I would like to drive to Portland but haven't done a road trip like that in 20 years.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 06:34 AM (EZebt)

63 Prayers for those making long trips.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:35 AM (iXo85)

64 Posted by: CanuckJack at December 06, 2022 06:34 AM (2DDi4)

We prayed for he and his medical team and his family this morning and will continue to do so.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:36 AM (iXo85)

65 Thank you Fen

Posted by: CanuckJack at December 06, 2022 06:37 AM (2DDi4)

66 57 Good morning fellow mouth breathers and slackers! Gonna be another bright sun shiny day here on the plains north of Denver. And, they're bringing the hog back from the shop so I may even get to ride this afternoon....may have to go to Laramie or Cheyenne for a burger.
Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at December 06, 2022 06:28 AM (tBR6g)

............

If you make it to Cheyenne stop by Sanfords. Huge menu with lots of burgers! My sister and BIL own it and are definitely like-minded people.

Posted by: Molly k. at December 06, 2022 06:38 AM (32yPe)

67 Oh, yes. I am praying about the Georgia runoff election today too.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:38 AM (iXo85)

68 Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:33 AM (u82oZ

I'd laugh too and I am not in the middle of the country.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:39 AM (iXo85)

69 FenelonSpoke

You got it. I will forward it to the Fen address. Glad it got there.

Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:40 AM (u82oZ)

70 Have a great day, everyone.

Let the beauty all around you sustain you. And may no melons escape your attention.

Posted by: NaCly Dog (u82oZ) at December 06, 2022 06:43 AM (u82oZ)

71 My flexible morality comes with a $275 billion price tag! Thanks, Xi!

Posted by: Tim Cook at December 06, 2022 06:45 AM (9mhOz)

72 Portland? Tennessee, Indiana, Texas, Michigan? Lots of choices. And of course Oregon, the rose city, or something like that. Hot spot for tourists according to the Chamber of Commerce.

Posted by: Colin at December 06, 2022 06:46 AM (zJY/j)

73 Tuned in to my local classical station and, you're not going to believe this, they were playing a Florence Price symphony!

This push for DEI is making me cringe when I hear Florence Price's music, and I actually like it.

Posted by: All Hail Eris at December 06, 2022 06:48 AM (3L6ac)

74
Up, dressed, morning prayers said, sitting on the porch outside with the puppies.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at December 06, 2022 06:50 AM (MoZTd)

75 When I was a kid, we would go the the Christmas tree lot around 6pm on Christmas Eve. Nobody would be there and the trees are free*.

*Maybe it was "theft." But at that point they have no marketable value.

Posted by: Chatterbox Mouse at December 06, 2022 06:50 AM (I9VC/)

76 Posted by: Molly k. at December 06, 2022 06:38 AM (32yPe)

I've seen that place. It's down the road from a watering hole called the Eagle's Nest. If I get there, I'll definitely drop in. Thanks!

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at December 06, 2022 06:53 AM (tBR6g)

77 Pray if you want but put your bet on Warnock to win by fraud.
The Marxists ate not going to give up the Senate

Posted by: Skip's phone at December 06, 2022 06:53 AM (MaXc5)

78 When I was a kid, we would go the the Christmas tree lot around 6pm on Christmas Eve. Nobody would be there and the trees are free*.

*Maybe it was "theft." But at that point they have no marketable value.
Posted by: Chatterbox Mouse

What didja do on New Year's Eve ? Go over the guy's house and boink his wife ?

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 06:53 AM (T4tVD)

79
This push for DEI is making me cringe when I hear Florence Price's music, and I actually like it.
Posted by: All Hail Eris at December 06, 2022 06:48 AM (3L6ac)

___________

I have several works of Price's on my playlist. While they're pleasant enough there's nothing about them that screams "Genius!!" She's just another of the composers who got plowed under by the modernist movement of the 50s.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at December 06, 2022 06:53 AM (MoZTd)

80 Pixy, I have used--but I don't own--one of those reduced-size compact OEDs that come with a magnifying glass. I found it entirely non-problematic.

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 06:54 AM (r8enq)

81 I have several works of Price's on my playlist. While they're pleasant enough there's nothing about them that screams "Genius!!" She's just another of the composers who got plowed under by the modernist movement of the 50s.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh

phrasing ?

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 06:55 AM (T4tVD)

82 morning yall. The aspiring rappers are really getting into the spirit here. 4 murders yesterday. In one incident, 18-year-old Jahryon Willis, 16-year-old Marcelles Williams, and18-year-old Tyshaun Williams are dead. The other was trying to rob a Walmart. Ho ho ho.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 06:55 AM (sn5EN)

83 Skip

I sometimes buy a lottery ticket, but aside from that I am not a betting person and I feel ok about praying about very many things even if the odds seem impossible.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 06:55 AM (iXo85)

84 Oops, sorry. He tried to rob a deli next to a Walmart.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 06:56 AM (sn5EN)

85 G'morning, all.

This is the time of year when many of us are mailing packages to family and friends who are serving on active duty either overseas, or deployed at sea.

So it would only seem right that the USPS and our military postal systems would step up to the plate, and do stupid shit at this most wonderful time of the year.

And yes, I know personally of some of the events taking place in this article.

https://tinyurl.com/2s3yvbpz

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 06:57 AM (1n+EO)

86 My older brothers told stories of going out on Christmas Eve and getting a tree for 50 cents.

That was the intent.

Posted by: Chatterbox Mouse at December 06, 2022 06:58 AM (I9VC/)

87 I have to go into Houston today and I was thinking how sad it is rather than considering the route, it's all about 45 or 40 S&W.

Posted by: Indignacio Vindacatorem at December 06, 2022 06:59 AM (oWBc3)

88 Oops, sorry. He tried to rob a deli next to a Walmart.
Posted by: fd


The Big Belly Deli ?

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 06:59 AM (T4tVD)

89 Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at December 06, 2022 06:50 AM (MoZTd)

Great!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 07:00 AM (iXo85)

90 Salty!

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:01 AM (1n+EO)

91 I remember once we went to the Christmas tree farm to cut our own, once. That was it for dad, and back to the tree lot we went.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at December 06, 2022 07:01 AM (AXxfu)

92
Posted by: SFGoth (KAi1n)
Posted by: San Franpsycho (EZebt)

I love having you two on here.

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:02 AM (r8enq)

93 Here's what the director of "Cure Violence Macon" has to say:

"crime in Pleasant Hill is a health issue. His team tries to come in, detect the problem, and interrupt it. When we interrupt it, we change the guns, the behaviors, and values in the community or in that area".

Health issue huh? Better hand out some more masks and test kits.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:02 AM (sn5EN)

94 Tik Tok now blocked on all South Carolina government computers.

https://tinyurl.com/48ft8yya

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:04 AM (1n+EO)

95 NaCly Dog, just wanted you to know, I have shared your morning mantra with dear friends and we try to start our day with its positive message. Thank you

Posted by: Gouverneur Morris at December 06, 2022 07:05 AM (PHxng)

96 Pleasant Hill is an area I won't even drive thru. This is the part of town they want to skip over with a cable suspended tram, to haul people back and forth to the old mall and pickleball courts.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:06 AM (sn5EN)

97 Good morning Hordelings!

Posted by: Doof at December 06, 2022 07:07 AM (Wc8sE)

98 Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:04 AM (1n

Good! I used to click on some Tik Tok links ( I don't actually have an account )because they were cute animal stories or other human interest, but I don't even do that anymore because it's used as spyware by the evil CCP and has also been a instrument for all this transgender lunacy with young people.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 07:08 AM (iXo85)

99 Doof!

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:08 AM (1n+EO)

100 61 Good morning all, Still waiting for word on the young lad that had surgery yesterday. We know the family because our kids are friends but we aren't close enough to call at a time like this.

Continued prayers for the family are appreciated.
Posted by: CanuckJack at December 06, 2022 06:34 AM (2DDi4)

Prayers up for all y'all.

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:09 AM (r8enq)

101 For those on the East Coast with clear skies the sunrise is gorgeous. Go take a look, but not in your underwear, JT.😉

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at December 06, 2022 07:10 AM (iXo85)

102 Posted by: SFGoth (KAi1n)
Posted by: San Franpsycho (EZebt)

I love having you two on here.
Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:02 AM (r8enq)

Back at ya
*whispers* he's a hippie

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 07:10 AM (EZebt)

103 G;mornin' everyone!

Posted by: sock_rat_eez - we are being gaslighted 24/365 at December 06, 2022 07:11 AM (j3SBD)

104 Yo VIA! How you be? You back home?

Posted by: Doof at December 06, 2022 07:11 AM (Wc8sE)

105 "You back home?"

Yes, till the 27th, when we head back up your way.

Another retina surgery follow-up, PSMA PET scan, and a consult depending on the results of the PET scan.

I really don't want to spend the winter in Baltimore though.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:15 AM (1n+EO)

106 Not satisfied with just red light and speeding cameras, our city approved sound cameras to ticket loud vehicles too yesterday.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at December 06, 2022 07:16 AM (AXxfu)

107 82 morning yall. The aspiring rappers are really getting into the spirit here. 4 murders yesterday. In one incident, 18-year-old Jahryon Willis, 16-year-old Marcelles Williams, and18-year-old Tyshaun Williams are dead. The other was trying to rob a Walmart. Ho ho ho.
Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 06:55 AM (sn5EN)

Giving their ages and names really does make it all more real.

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:17 AM (r8enq)

108 106 Not satisfied with just red light and speeding cameras, our city approved sound cameras to ticket loud vehicles too yesterday.
Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at December 06, 2022 07:16 AM (AXxfu)

Hmm. I believe I like that idea.

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:19 AM (r8enq)

109 If Hunter's laptop is old news, why isn't Jan 6, 2021?

You don't have to answer that. I wish someone would ask the Spokesmuppet though.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:19 AM (sn5EN)

110 I see where the Left has absolutely no interest in the Twitter suppressing stories coverage.

Just imagine if you would, that the highest levels of a world wide church were involved with colluding with Twitter to suppress reports of child sexual abuse within the ranks of church leaders.

I'm not trying to start crap with the church, but focus on how the media and the Left would respond to the Hunter Biden laptop story if the story were slightly different.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:19 AM (1n+EO)

111 I would like to drive to Portland but haven't done a road trip like that in 20 years.
Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022


***
I have a less ambitious idea: Birmingham and Huntsville, AL. I liked B'ham when I was there in Sept. '21; the state seemed fairly sane amid the Sniffle Scare; the roads were great; and there was a real pipe shop. I understand there is also a real pipe shop in Huntsville.

Also nice: I can reach B'ham in 6 hours and Huntsville in another 1 or 2 -- a solid day's drive but not too exhausting.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at December 06, 2022 07:19 AM (J2vNu)

112 Good morning! Happy Tuesday!

Posted by: jewells45 fuck cancer at December 06, 2022 07:20 AM (nxdel)

113 Sound camera's? They use them in the nearby city to track the nightly gun shots. Then they know where or which direction to send the ambiances. They are seldom wrong.

Posted by: Colin at December 06, 2022 07:20 AM (zJY/j)

114 Posted by: SFGoth (KAi1n)
Posted by: San Franpsycho (EZebt)

I love having you two on here.
Posted by: m

(sniffs armpits.....shrugs)

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 07:20 AM (T4tVD)

115 badbluetweets link Monday:

https://tinyurl.com/28699arc

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:21 AM (r8enq)

116 Another retina surgery follow-up, PSMA PET scan, and a consult depending on the results of the PET scan.

I really don't want to spend the winter in Baltimore though.
Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:15 AM (1n+EO)


I'll be sure to come visit you while you're in the scenic Charm City area!

Posted by: Doof at December 06, 2022 07:21 AM (Wc8sE)

117 Thin film of ice on my birdbath.

Yesterday it was frozen solid.

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 07:22 AM (T4tVD)

118 "(sniffs armpits.....shrugs)"

*Hands JT a jar of LUME*

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:22 AM (1n+EO)

119 They have the shot cameras in town here too. It allows the cops to find the murder scene in 30 minutes or so.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:23 AM (sn5EN)

120 "I'll be sure to come visit you while you're in the scenic Charm City area!"

Let us travel up to your neck of the woods.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:23 AM (1n+EO)

121 "Thin film of ice on my birdbath.

Yesterday it was frozen solid."

As the horror of glow-ball worming insinuates itself into so much of our lives.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:25 AM (1n+EO)

122 I spent two weeks in Birmingham in h.s. and loved it.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at December 06, 2022 07:25 AM (EZebt)

123 "Thin film of ice on my birdbath"

The salt must be working.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:26 AM (sn5EN)

124 Ghost breakers in the sky...

Posted by: Captain Obvious, Laird o' the Sea at December 06, 2022 07:26 AM (AuTCi)

125 J-6 medals for all my friends!

*SPIT!*

https://tinyurl.com/ycxsk7zr

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:28 AM (1n+EO)

126 Good morning all! Currently stuck on I-44 out of Springfield, a mile from my exit. Three emergency vehicles have gone by on the side.

Prayers for whoever’s misfortune caused this.

Posted by: Stephen Price Blair at December 06, 2022 07:28 AM (XFQj3)

127 Ha ha ha. Please don't threaten me.
John Bolton threatened to jump in the 2024 presidential race if other Republicans don't step up and condemn former President Donald Trump's attack on the Constitution

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:28 AM (sn5EN)

128 "(sniffs armpits.....shrugs)"

*Hands JT a jar of LUME*
Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice

Wait a minute.....you sure this isn't quick drying cement ?

Posted by: JT at December 06, 2022 07:29 AM (T4tVD)

129 "Wait a minute.....you sure this isn't quick drying cement ?"

*Squints at label*


Oops.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at December 06, 2022 07:30 AM (1n+EO)

130 "Ghost breakers in the sky...
Posted by: Captain Obvious, Laird o' the Sea"

I re-fuse to believe it was anyone but Space Ghost.

Posted by: fd at December 06, 2022 07:30 AM (sn5EN)

131 Lots of former " Republicans " jumping into the Uniparty
At least we see who they are

Posted by: Skip's phone at December 06, 2022 07:33 AM (MaXc5)

132 JJ

Posted by: rhennigantx at December 06, 2022 07:36 AM (BRHaw)

133 Since the NY Times says Biden could live to be 100. What a milestone for him. Now if he could only be President that long.

Posted by: Colin at December 06, 2022 07:36 AM (zJY/j)

134 The Republican Party is loaded with villainous scum. Amazing that so many good folks continue to send them money and votes. For which they are rewarded with a knife to the back.

Posted by: Ex-GOP at December 06, 2022 07:38 AM (qPZhe)

135 from badbluetweets
https://tinyurl.com/28699arc

Sal the Agorist
@SallyMayweather
Dec 3
Twitter suspended everyone who claimed the 2020 election was rigged bc they were the ones rigging it.

Posted by: m at December 06, 2022 07:38 AM (r8enq)

136 Doctors - aoon enough the only "doctor" any of us will be able to see is someone named Raj on a zoom call.

Posted by: Tom Servo at December 06, 2022 07:59 AM (q1fbI)

137 There's a leader in El Salvador, finally, who appears to know how to deal with rampant gang violence. He's stamping out MS-13.

Posted by: Tom Servo at December 06, 2022 08:04 AM (q1fbI)

138 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at December 06, 2022 08:09 AM (Zz0t1)

139 Charlamagne Tha G0d


His name offends me. Thou shalt not worship false gods.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at December 06, 2022 08:10 AM (Zz0t1)

140 "Remember why the good Lord made your eyes"

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