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Umeda: "Umeda, located in Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture,
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in Japan and represents Osaka.

By: midnight_forever___


In case you missed it: whirling dervish doggie.

Saran Wrap boonie shelter. So if you're ever lost in the woods, and you have 60 rolls of Saran Wrap, you know what to do.

Automatic electric-powered motor-driven wok.

Perfect attack: Jump on the other gorilla's head, then make it appear that another gorilla did it.

Cat isn't waiting for an invitation.

Did I do that?

So some Norwegians carved out a wide luge-like channel in the snow and then got into an inflatable raft and went bobsledding.

Neat underwater shot in a mountain lake. The surface -- the undersurface, I mean -- of the water becomes reflective. (Unless I've been snookered by a CGI effect again.)

Last light over the mountains.

Outstanding sea stack.

Neat: adding one drop of mercury to a sheet of aluminum.

Antarctica. Trigger warning: contains one (1) penguin.



Posted by: Disinformation Expert Ace at 07:32 PM




Comments

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1 Good evening Ace!

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:32 PM (gi1j+)

2 Good evening everyone

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:32 PM (fwDg9)

3 I'll go fetch them.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:32 PM (gi1j+)

4 They been fetched.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:33 PM (gi1j+)

5 Good thing AZ, I have nothing on

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:33 PM (fwDg9)

6 have a cat @ShouldHaveCat · 8h
orange cat 😹

https://tinyurl.com/36rnrj9w
18 seconds

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:33 PM (2yu8s)

7 That mercury + aluminum thing is whack. Is that real?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (guGkK)

8 Breaking news about the bridge collapse:

伯金 • Беркин • ברקין • Bеrkin @B2RKN
Is it true?
https://tinyurl.com/4khf5h79

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (2yu8s)

9 Big deal. A bunch of frozen stuff. Only a penguin would want to live there.

Posted by: ffd at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (vFG9F)

10 Chuy was really en fuego today!
Bravo, ace!

Posted by: sock_rat_eez - these lying bastardi e stronzi have been lying to us for decades at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (PFYt9)

11 Welcome to the Osaka Continental

Posted by: Ben Had at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (p5WHb)

12 Good thing AZ, I have nothing on
Posted by: Skip

TMI, very TMI, Skip!

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:36 PM (gi1j+)

13 I don't think anyone in that "idiots with guns" video would be allowed within a mile of the TXMOME....

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at March 27, 2024 07:37 PM (BpYfr)

14 Is it true?
https://tinyurl.com/4khf5h79
Posted by: andycanuck

It worked, didn't it?
~H.Reid.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:37 PM (gi1j+)

15 Evenin' Horde. Watching the sunset from my patio swing.

Posted by: screaming in digital at March 27, 2024 07:37 PM (+Nu5p)

16 I could watch the idiots with guns clip 500 times and still be laughing

Posted by: Ben Had at March 27, 2024 07:37 PM (p5WHb)

17 alexandriabrown retweeted
Daddy Warpig @DaddyWarpig 14h
Somebody deleted this and I struggle to understand why.

"When I was a kid, I remember being certain the reading comprehension tests had to be a trick bc they couldn’t possibly be THAT easy. Then I grew up, the internet happened, and I found everyone who failed them."

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:38 PM (2yu8s)

18 Good thing AZ, I have nothing on
Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:33 PM (fwDg9)


Yeesh. Does your couch at least have plastic slipcovers?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 07:38 PM (guGkK)

19 Genius I will admit to make a saran wrap bed tent, at $6.95 for a 100 sg feet

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:39 PM (fwDg9)

20 That mercury + aluminum thing is whack. Is that real?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (guGkK)
---
Yep. There are a number of videos showing this little chemical trick.

Not sure if it's just a reaction by Aluminum and Mercury with Oxygen in the atmosphere...

I'm sure the chemists around here can explain the reaction more fully.

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at March 27, 2024 07:39 PM (BpYfr)

21 Did you know??

Daddy Warpig @DaddyWarpig 39m
"The C-Word" is absolutely abhorrent in America, considered crass in Britain, and in Australia is technically defined as a form of punctuation.

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:40 PM (2yu8s)

22 Woman with saran wrap will be fine until it collapses a bit and she's now wrapped tightly in the saran wrap and can't breathe. There's a warning right on the box: Do not use for shelters or in cribs.

And I want that spinny wok.

Posted by: GWB at March 27, 2024 07:40 PM (69JzL)

23 I could watch the idiots with guns clip 500 times and still be laughing
Posted by: Ben Had


They need some Weasel in their lives.

Posted by: mikeski at March 27, 2024 07:43 PM (DgGvY)

24 AZ my fingers were wet and wasn't registering the touch keyboard

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:43 PM (fwDg9)

25 Love the mountain lakes! Thanks, ace.

Posted by: screaming in digital at March 27, 2024 07:45 PM (+Nu5p)

26 Good evening horde.

Posted by: TRex at March 27, 2024 07:46 PM (IQ6Gq)

27 Neat: adding one drop of mercury to a sheet of aluminum.
_______
OK, how many morons are trying to find some mercury? And how many 'ettes are wondering just how insane we can get?

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 07:46 PM (1bNHn)

28 The Otter is not "having fun."

It is attacking the ball, with a homicidal intent to drown it.

Posted by: 2009Refugee at March 27, 2024 07:46 PM (8AONa)

29 I could watch the idiots with guns clip 500 times and still be laughing
Posted by: Ben Had

They need some Weasel in their lives.
Posted by: mikeski at March 27, 2024 07:43 PM


To quote candidate Herrera..."Guns are awesome. Idiots...eh...not so much."

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at March 27, 2024 07:46 PM (Wnv9h)

30 AZ my fingers were wet and wasn't registering the touch keyboard
Posted by: Skip

I just knew there was something going on because...well it's Skip and the Cafe!

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:47 PM (gi1j+)

31 15 Evenin' Horde. Watching the sunset from my patio swing.

Posted by: screaming in digital at March 27, 2024 07:37 PM
***
Sounds lovely.

Posted by: TRex at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (IQ6Gq)

32 alexandriabrown retweeted
Daddy Warpig @DaddyWarpig 14h
Somebody deleted this and I struggle to understand why.

"When I was a kid, I remember being certain the reading comprehension tests had to be a trick bc they couldn’t possibly be THAT easy. Then I grew up, the internet happened, and I found everyone who failed them."
Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:38 PM (2yu8s

I rate this as troo.

Anyone remember the SRA reading exercises in school ? I finished all of them in the third grade.

Posted by: Inuit Joe Biden at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (NtVYv)

33 RMBS, it's hard to pick a favorite in that group

Posted by: Ben Had at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (p5WHb)

34 I want to try the the aluminum and mercury thing. What is it making?

Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (vFG9F)

35 I could watch the idiots with guns clip 500 times and still be laughing
Posted by: Ben Had at March 27, 2024 07:37 PM


If you haven't been to Brandon Herrera's channel to watch the Darwin Award videos....you really need to.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (Wnv9h)

36 duhh, sock off. It does kinda work though

Posted by: Hatari somewhere on Ventura Highway at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (NtVYv)

37 OK, how many morons are trying to find some mercury? And how many 'ettes are wondering just how insane we can get?
Posted by: Eeyore

Note the gloves used at the end of the reaction. In addition, I would breath around the reaction either.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (gi1j+)

38 Great giving ideas to terrorists how to f up airliners.

(I assume the primer and paint would protect it)

Posted by: polynikes at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (MNhXM)

39 Is the aluminum sheet or does it need to be thicker like 1/8 - 1/4?
Can do 1/2 inch as well

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (fwDg9)

40 Ace,

That penguin video had more that one penguin. I'm literally shaking right now....

Posted by: I am the Shadout Mapes, Big Penguin is real! at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (PiwSw)

41 Antarctica. Trigger warning: contains one (1) penguin.

==


Best one penguin evah ! he looks at home!

Posted by: runner at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (V13WU)

42 I want to try the the aluminum and mercury thing. What is it making?
Posted by: fd
------

Amalgam. It takes a long time.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (XeU6L)

43 RMBS, it's hard to pick a favorite in that group
Posted by: Ben Had at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM


I'll just leave this here as a teaser:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mavCIqBXH6w

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at March 27, 2024 07:50 PM (Wnv9h)

44 Guy walks into a cafe that serves any fucking thing in the world.
I was in a plane crash. We were lost for 6 months.

I want penguin.

why

Posted by: rhennigantx at March 27, 2024 07:52 PM (ENQN6)

45 Amalgam. It takes a long time.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (XeU6L)

I don’t think they use that mixture to fill cavities right?

Posted by: polynikes at March 27, 2024 07:52 PM (MNhXM)

46 Amalgam. It takes a long time.
--------
Like most of my fillings!

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:52 PM (2yu8s)

47 Amalgam. It takes a long time.
Posted by: Mike Hammer

If that is the same stuff they used in my early fillings I'm glad I got them all replaced.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (gi1j+)

48 >>> 8 Breaking news about the bridge collapse:

伯金 • Беркин • ברקין • Bеrkin @B2RKN
Is it true?
https://tinyurl.com/4khf5h79
Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (2yu8s)

Yes, it's true. This man has no dick.

Posted by: Dr Peter Venkman at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (llON8)

49 I've seen several of those 'idiots with guns' videos. There is always some slip of a female:
-who MIGHT weigh 100 pounds,
-wearing flip flops and inadequate clothing,
-holding a rifle or shotgun that is taller than she is and a rear stock about 6 inches too long for a shoulder hold,
-in a caliber that would shoot through an elephant lengthwise and kill the zebra behind it.

That's not a fail. That's a demonstration of physics and human stupidity.

But it is still amusing.

Posted by: JTB at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (zudum)

50 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.

Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (vFG9F)

51 (Not YOU, andycanuck, that other guy.)

Posted by: Dr Peter Venkman at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (llON8)

52 Do yourself a favor and watch Ed Clute playing "Sweet Georgia Brown."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK9mGj22aRE

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis, Domestic Terrorist at March 27, 2024 07:54 PM (woPEM)

53 Evenin’, All. Boobs!

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 07:54 PM (9yWhg)

54 Thank you, Dr Venkman.

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 07:55 PM (2yu8s)

55 51 (Not YOU, andycanuck, that other guy.)
Posted by: Dr Peter Venkman at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (llON


I have a name you know.

Posted by: Walter Peck at March 27, 2024 07:56 PM (PiwSw)

56 I want to try the the aluminum and mercury thing. What is it making?
Posted by: fd
------

Amalgam. It takes a long time.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (XeU6L)

Don't do it with a gold wedding ring on. It messes that up too.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 07:56 PM (eoQWY)

57 Heh. Gun clip.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory, red heifer owner at March 27, 2024 07:56 PM (R4t5M)

58 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (vFG9F)

hope you don't do that too often and that you clean it up well. Mercury vapor causes insanity.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 07:57 PM (eoQWY)

59 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
Posted by: fd
--------
Rheeeeeeeeeee!

Posted by: House iinspector at March 27, 2024 07:58 PM (XeU6L)

60 {i]hope you don't do that too often and that you clean it up well. Mercury vapor causes insanity.
Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 07:57 PM (eoQWY)

You'll be mad as a hatter. And if you masturbate, you'll be blind too!

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 07:58 PM (guGkK)

61 Heh. Gun clip.
Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory, red heifer owner at March 27, 2024 07:56 PM


You talking to me?

Posted by: An M1 Garand at March 27, 2024 07:58 PM (Wnv9h)

62 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
Posted by: fd

Do a search on selling it... the unit of measure is a 'flask' and weighs 76lbs. (I have no idea why.) What it is worth might surprise you.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:58 PM (gi1j+)

63 Is the aluminum sheet or does it need to be thicker like 1/8 - 1/4?
Can do 1/2 inch as well
Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (fwDg9)

The entire block with the divot looked to be Al. It presumably needs some mass to make the 'tower' as the two metals mix.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 07:59 PM (eoQWY)

64 It's been at least 29 years oldcat but I think it might be taking.

Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 07:59 PM (vFG9F)

65 2 high-level teen gang members were found dead in Seattle.
https://tinyurl.com/2f8njayu

Notice how innocent they look in Pic 1 and the reality in Pic 2.

Posted by: Ciampino - Change the law to deal with ANYONE with illegal firearm at March 27, 2024 07:59 PM (qfLjt)

66
I don’t think they use that mixture to fill cavities right?
Posted by: polynikes
----

Yes, with silver.

Posted by: House iinspector at March 27, 2024 07:59 PM (XeU6L)

67 Do a search on selling it... the unit of measure is a 'flask' and weighs 76lbs. (I have no idea why.) What it is worth might surprise you.
Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 07:58 PM (gi1j+)

Mercury is heavy stuff....heavier than lead. Apparently a flask is about 2.5 liters.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 08:00 PM (eoQWY)

68 hope you don't do that too often and that you clean it up well. Mercury vapor causes insanity.
--------
Mad as a hatter!

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:01 PM (2yu8s)

69 Just refer to it as 'quicksilver'.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 08:01 PM (XeU6L)

70 Beautiful sunset tonight. The clouds are approximately the same shade of lavender as Sharon's new Glock.

Posted by: screaming in digital at March 27, 2024 08:01 PM (+Nu5p)

71 Just refer to it as 'quicksilver'.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 08:01 PM (XeU6L)

call it silver and the original silver to be named 'deadsilver'

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 08:02 PM (eoQWY)

72 Mad as a hatter!
Posted by: andycanuck
-------

March hare.

Posted by: Lewis Carroll at March 27, 2024 08:02 PM (XeU6L)

73 March hare.

Posted by: Lewis Carroll


March almost gone.

Posted by: mikeski at March 27, 2024 08:04 PM (DgGvY)

74 I remember when you could get little plastic toys that contained actual mercury that you had to manipulate to get it through a maze. You had to be tough back then to survive.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 08:05 PM (guGkK)

75 This explains the mercury+ alumni

https://tinyurl.com/3u2v537c

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabby stabamillion at March 27, 2024 08:05 PM (TirNb)

76 It's amazing that 50-odd years later, you immediately know what song it is after the first beat or two.

https://tinyurl.com/ybec4n9j

Posted by: Archimedes at March 27, 2024 08:06 PM (CsUN+)

77 I remember when you could get little plastic toys that contained actual mercury that you had to manipulate to get it through a maze. You had to be tough back then to survive.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 08:05 PM (guGkK)

I am a lawn dart survivor, and faced many caramel apples on Halloween with grim determination.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 08:06 PM (eoQWY)

78 Say "outstanding sea stack" ten times fast.

Posted by: eleven at March 27, 2024 08:06 PM (iziT8)

79
March almost gone.
Posted by: mikeski
--------

I didn't enjoy it all that much.

Posted by: Julius Caesar at March 27, 2024 08:06 PM (XeU6L)

80 In like a lion....

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 08:07 PM (XeU6L)

81 I found this bottle of mercury when I moved into an old house. It was on a shelf in the garage. It weighs maybe 2 lbs. I don't know why the average household would have that much around. I understand you can use it to combine with gold to extract it from whatever, but then you have to burn it off and I don't want to be around for that.

Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 08:07 PM (vFG9F)

82 Love that cat and dog clip with the optical illusion. LOL!! Typical cat, looking at something and analyzing it.

Posted by: thatcrazyjerseyguy now with twice the crazy at March 27, 2024 08:09 PM (iODuv)

83 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
Posted by: fd
Rheeeeeeeeeee!
Posted by: House iinspector at March 27, 2024 07:58 PM (XeU6L)

When my older brother was about 10 and I was 8, we were in the garage with the Old Man and he had a little jar of mercury on the work bench. After playing with it awhile, my brother asked the Old Man, "Why don't they put a big ball of mercury in a ship and let it pull the ship over the waves?". I thought wow! great idea!

The Old Man whacked my older brother across the head and told him to stop being such a dumb ass.

I laughed and learned to keep my mouth shut till one knows the score.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at March 27, 2024 08:09 PM (R/m4+)

84 I found this bottle of mercury when I moved into an old house. It was on a shelf in the garage. It weighs maybe 2 lbs. I don't know why the average household would have that much around. I understand you can use it to combine with gold to extract it from whatever, but then you have to burn it off and I don't want to be around for that.
Posted by: fd
-------

There were mercury systems used to maintain pressure in boiler heating systems. I have seen such in old houses.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (XeU6L)

85 The Old Man whacked my older brother across the head and told him to stop being such a dumb ass.

I laughed and learned to keep my mouth shut till one knows the score.
Posted by: Hairyback Guy at March 27, 2024 08:09 PM (R/m4+)


Your father was Red Forman?

Posted by: I am the Shadout Mapes, the Housekeeper at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (PiwSw)

86 Mercury amalgamates with many metals. If you play with liquid mercury then don't wear gold or silver jewelry as it will be ruined. An amalgam is a solution of the metal in mercury. Often solid, useful as dental fillings (now replaced by resins, etc.?). Heating the amalgam makes the mercury distill and leaves behind the other metal, but the worse for wear - it won't look like that wedding band that you didn't remove.
Other metals? Lead, copper, tin, platinum but not iron. Sodium amalgam is great for super-drying solvents in the lab. Sodium makes a nice flash when dropped into liquid mercury.

Posted by: Ciampino - fun with chemicals at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (qfLjt)

87 Firearms can be dangerous, that’s why the government doesn’t want law-abiding citizens to have them.

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (NxC5+)

88 wok doesn't work on an electric range, right?

you need a gas stove top?

Posted by: Don Black at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (oCjPU)

89 Firearms can be dangerous, that’s why the government doesn’t want law-abiding citizens to have them.
Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (NxC5+)


Now do untested vaccines.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 08:11 PM (guGkK)

90 Love that cat and dog clip with the optical illusion. LOL!! Typical cat, looking at something and analyzing it.
Posted by: thatcrazyjerseyguy now with twice the crazy at March 27, 2024 08:09 PM (iODuv)

yeah the cat is gonna know that this hall doesn't suddenly have a deep hole in it. He'd have heard it being made.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 08:11 PM (eoQWY)

91 idiots with guns

Idiots giving a powerful gun to someone as a joke....

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 08:12 PM (cOq4q)

92 wok doesn't work on an electric range, right?

you need a gas stove top?
Posted by: Don Black at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (oCjPU)

If you bend your heating element to fit the bottom of the wok it would do all right I imagine. If you used a pot with water to conduct heat it wouldn't get hot enough to cook well.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 08:13 PM (eoQWY)

93 This explains the mercury+ alumni
Posted by: vmom stabby

Thank you.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:17 PM (gi1j+)

94 Your father was Red Forman?
Posted by: I am the Shadout Mapes, the Housekeeper at March 27, 2024 08:10 PM (PiwSw)

Hahahaha...Red is kinda nice compared to the Old Man.

Pro Tip: Smack first then "Dumb Ass".

Gets the point across.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at March 27, 2024 08:17 PM (R/m4+)

95 Your father was Red Forman?
---------
Or Annorax??

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:17 PM (2yu8s)

96 wok doesn't work on an electric range, right?

you need a gas stove top?
Posted by: Don Black

Which proves the ban pn gas stoves is pure anti-Asian bigotry

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabby stabamillion at March 27, 2024 08:17 PM (TirNb)

97 "There were mercury systems used to maintain pressure in boiler heating systems. I have seen such in old houses.
Posted by: Mike Hammer"

Hmm. Maybe.

They used mercury for computer memory at one time. Mercury Delay Line Memory. There was some creative thinking that went into that contraption.

Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 08:18 PM (vFG9F)

98 I am a lawn dart survivor, and faced many caramel apples on Halloween with grim determination.
Posted by: Oldcat

Only the toughest of us lived through the bobbing for french fries activity.

Posted by: Tonypete at March 27, 2024 08:18 PM (WXNFJ)

99 >>>Cat and Dogs

If you were hoping to get a peek at a dog's butt, this isn't the video for you.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2024 08:20 PM (klJTj)

100 I want to try the the aluminum and mercury thing. What is it making?
Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 07:48 PM (vFG9F)
-----------

A triffid, I think.

Posted by: bluebell at March 27, 2024 08:21 PM (bS+DD)

101 DON SURBER: The greatest Trumpenfreude of all: They kicked President Trump off Twitter. That’s about to make him $3,600,000,000. “Oh how they danced on the night Trump was banned.”

Posted at 7:58 pm by Glenn Reynolds

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:21 PM (2yu8s)

102 Tonypete @ 98-
You ever clear a 3-strand barbwire fence while carrying 20 pound cannonball watermelon?

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 08:22 PM (NxC5+)

103 Florida had a "gas appliance tax holiday".
Not sure if it still running though, but it had been active for months.

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 08:22 PM (cOq4q)

104 DON SURBER: The greatest Trumpenfreude of all: They kicked President Trump off Twitter. That’s about to make him $3,600,000,000. “Oh how they danced on the night Trump was banned.”

Posted at 7:58 pm by Glenn Reynolds
Posted by: andycanuck

Only if the stock price for the stock goes above $12.something, other wise it *just* adds a couple of billion (YEAH WITH A B).

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:24 PM (gi1j+)

105 Flat Bottom Wok

Posted by: Don Black at March 27, 2024 08:25 PM (oCjPU)

106 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
---
A) mine gold
B) treat syphilis
C) make hats


Lots of good options there ....

Posted by: People's Hippo Voice at March 27, 2024 08:26 PM (yikga)

107 70 Beautiful sunset tonight. The clouds are approximately the same shade of lavender as Sharon's new Glock.
Posted by: screaming in digital at March 27, 2024 08:01 PM (+Nu5p)

This is poetry! :-)

Posted by: Iris, Team Hedgehog at March 27, 2024 08:26 PM (n3DL0)

108 You ever clear a 3-strand barbwire fence while carrying 20 pound cannonball watermelon?
Posted by: Eromero

Heh. We had the best childhood, didn't we?

Posted by: Tonypete at March 27, 2024 08:26 PM (WXNFJ)

109 Flat Bottom Wok
Posted by: Don Black

They make the rock'n world go 'round!

Posted by: Tonypete at March 27, 2024 08:27 PM (WXNFJ)

110 DON SURBER: The greatest Trumpenfreude of all: They kicked President Trump off Twitter. That’s about to make him $3,600,000,000. “Oh how they danced on the night Trump was banned.”

Posted at 7:58 pm by Glenn Reynolds
Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:21 PM (2yu8s)
---------

To what is this referring, please?

Posted by: bluebell at March 27, 2024 08:29 PM (bS+DD)

111 >>> I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
Posted by: fd

I pulled a mercury switch from an old T-stat.
Never know when one might need an old school mercury switch.

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 08:31 PM (cOq4q)

112
To what is this referring, please?
Posted by: bluebell

Bloomberg article.

https://is.gd/CtwM3f

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:32 PM (gi1j+)

113 That video of the woman with all the cling wrap makes me want to try that somewhere sometime. It just looks like fun.

Posted by: Iris, Team Hedgehog at March 27, 2024 08:32 PM (n3DL0)

114 >>>To what is this referring, please?

https://is.gd/IjZn3E

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2024 08:32 PM (klJTj)

115 Evenin'

Posted by: Puddleglum, cheer up for the worst is yet to come at March 27, 2024 08:34 PM (sAmhv)

116 50 I've got a bottle of mercury I've had forever. I've never really had a use for it except to put a little glob on the floor and hit it with a hammer.
Posted by: fd at March 27, 2024 07:53 PM (vFG9F)



We'd like a word with you...

Posted by: US EPA at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (cHOHf)

117 Thank you, AZ and Anon. I didn't realize Truth Social was doing so well.

Posted by: bluebell at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (bS+DD)

118 Tim Pool @Timcast
Did @jonstewart commit fraud when he sold his penthouse for $17.5M?
NY listed its market value at $1.8M an AV at around 800k
Who did he He defraud??
I am SHOCKED
SHOCKED
===
On Monday’s show, Jon Stewart accused Trump of “lying” about the valuation of some of his properties, claiming Trump’s “shenanigans cost the city of New York.”

But documents obtained by the New York Post appear to show that Stewart once overvalued his own New York home by more than $16 million.

In 2014, the comedian reportedly sold his 6,280-square-foot Tribeca duplex to financier Parag Pande for $17.5 million. But, according to 2013-2014 assessor records obtained by The Post, the property had the estimated market value of only $1.882 million. The actual assessor valuation for property tax purposes was $847,174.

Records also show that Stewart paid property taxes based on that assessor valuation price — in other words, what he accused Trump of doing.

The report has inspired online mockery of Stewart.

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (2yu8s)

119 Michigan offering homeowners $500/month to house illegal aliens.

I think not.

Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (Q7krm)

120 Isn't the legend that rivers of mercury flow within the main burial chamber where the Terracotta soldiers are in China?

Posted by: TRex at March 27, 2024 08:39 PM (IQ6Gq)

121 53 Evenin’, All. Boobs!

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 07:54 PM
***
All is right with the world.

Posted by: TRex at March 27, 2024 08:40 PM (IQ6Gq)

122 The report has inspired online mockery of Stewart.
Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (2yu8s)


But not yet enough mockery!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ This year in Corsicana - again! ~ at March 27, 2024 08:40 PM (hOUT3)

123 Board chair Donald Shelton and board member LeAnn Miller resigned on Monday following the murder of Jayden Perkins.

Crosetti Brand, the parolee, allegedly ambushed and killed Jayden and attacked his mother, Laterria Smith, less than a day after his release.

Despite Laterria Smith's request for a protection order against Brand, the board approved his parole, leading to the tragic incident.

===

Criminal Justice Reform

These bureaucrats are as guilty for that boy as the murderer and justice will come for them.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at March 27, 2024 08:41 PM (RIvkX)

124 Michigan offering homeowners $500/month to house illegal aliens.

I think not.
Posted by: Anna Puma

Oh yeah, just like the people in Europe who rent to an invader and the next thing you know they've been stabbed or/and beheaded.

In addition, once you let them in how do you get them out of your home.
Squatter laws make it impossible.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:41 PM (gi1j+)

125 What a cute penguin! Happy evening, y’all!

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 08:42 PM (ZdaMQ)

126 119 Michigan offering homeowners $500/month to house illegal aliens.

I think not.
Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (Q7krm)


Soon comrade Anna, quartering illegal aliens for the government will be a Constitutional requirement!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ This year in Corsicana - again! ~ at March 27, 2024 08:42 PM (hOUT3)

127 What a cute penguin! Happy evening, y’all!
Posted by: Piper

All done teaching your classes for the day?

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:42 PM (gi1j+)

128 ...leading to the tragic incident.

===
Not tragic, predictable, purposeful, intentional.

Not an incident, a brutal, bloody child murder.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at March 27, 2024 08:42 PM (RIvkX)

129 Soon comrade Anna, quartering illegal aliens for the government will be a Constitutional requirement!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

The law only talks about quartering solders, right?

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:43 PM (gi1j+)

130 In addition, once you let them in how do you get them out of your home. Squatter laws make it impossible.

Just takes the ilelgals overloading one outlet, problem solved.

Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:44 PM (Q7krm)

131 Rumours are the rivers of China are recreated with mercury in the burial complex.

Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:45 PM (Q7krm)

132 Doctor Zhivago would like a chat with you, "Comrade why do you need three bedrooms?"

Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:46 PM (Q7krm)

133 128

"The inmates are not running the asylum, they are running the government."
~ CDR Salamander

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ This year in Corsicana - again! ~ at March 27, 2024 08:46 PM (hOUT3)

134 119 Michigan offering homeowners $500/month to house illegal aliens.



I could fit 10 in the shed/tiny house in the back yard. Do you deliver?

Posted by: TC at March 27, 2024 08:46 PM (cHOHf)

135 127 What a cute penguin! Happy evening, y’all!
Posted by: Piper

All done teaching your classes for the day?
Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March

Yes, thank you for asking! I start all over again tomorrow with my first class at 6a.

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 08:47 PM (ZdaMQ)

136 Yes, thank you for asking! I start all over again tomorrow with my first class at 6a.
Posted by: Piper

So that is why you're on the tech thread in the morning!

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:48 PM (gi1j+)

137
The law only talks about quartering solders, right?
Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:43 PM (gi1j+)


Ve haff revised ze wording of those old Constitutional Suggestions to be appropriate for our times, comrade, da!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ This year in Corsicana - again! ~ at March 27, 2024 08:49 PM (hOUT3)

138 Isn't the legend that rivers of mercury flow within the main burial chamber where the Terracotta soldiers are in China?
Posted by: TRex at March 27, 2024 08:39 PM (IQ6Gq)

They have found elevated Mercury levels in the burial mound so it might be more than legend.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 08:49 PM (eoQWY)

139 Punxsutawney Phil, wife Phyllis welcome 2 baby groundhogs

This is the first time in 138 years that the groundhogs have procreated in captivity

Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 08:49 PM (NpAcC)

140 Michigan offering homeowners $500/month to house illegal aliens.

I think not.
Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:38 PM (Q7krm)

This would be a case of 'Once you *take* the Danegeld, you'll never be rid of the Dane.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 08:52 PM (XjtdB)

141
@TheBabylonBee
In Last Ditch Attempt To Save Job, Ronna McDaniel Gets Lesbian Haircut

Posted by: Don Black at March 27, 2024 08:52 PM (oCjPU)

142 Haven't been around much today, but I just wanted to say that brave warrior Jayden Perkins was a good looking kid.

RIP defender.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - If this is how Georgia hires attorneys, imagine how they manage elections at March 27, 2024 08:53 PM (Cgfkv)

143 The Babylon Bee @TheBabylonBee 4h
Not To Be Outdone By Trump, Biden Releases Own Version Of The Quran buff.ly/3IUbp03

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:53 PM (2yu8s)

144 Michigan offering homeowners $500/month to house illegal aliens.

---

HAITI HAS NO HOME HERE

Posted by: Moron Robbie - If this is how Georgia hires attorneys, imagine how they manage elections at March 27, 2024 08:54 PM (Cgfkv)

145 The Babylon Bee @TheBabylonBee 6h
'Of Course I'm Listening to You,' Says Husband Who Is Actually Thinking About Medieval Siege Warfare Tactics buff.ly/3xgmCFR

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:55 PM (2yu8s)

146 Legal Insurrection

Danish and Swiss researchers might be finding links between the Moderna jab and an elevated chance of getting the hives.

Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:55 PM (Q7krm)

147 My almagram fillings lasted well over 50 years. The crowns that replaced them can barely last 10 years.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at March 27, 2024 08:55 PM (yeEu9)

148 Have they released the official death toll for the time that McDaniel was employed by NBC?

I'll be interested in seeing it when it comes out.

Posted by: Axeman at March 27, 2024 08:55 PM (OaZlZ)

149 136. So that is why you're on the tech thread in the morning!
Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27

Sometimes, but usually I am getting people sweaty and starting their day off on the right foot. I check in between classes. I don’t have to teach after the noon class tomorrow, but have the great fun of going to the dmv to get my tags for my new car. Woot. Maybe they will be fast, because I will have taught all morning and probably won’t be smelling like a fresh daisy! 😂

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 08:57 PM (ZdaMQ)

150 Legal Insurrection

Danish and Swiss researchers might be finding links between the Moderna jab and an elevated chance of getting the hives.
Posted by: Anna Puma

--

We know it ramped up shingles cases.

Also bald patches on men and women. Which, conveniently, Pfizer had a medication ready for approval to address just that very thing.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - If this is how Georgia hires attorneys, imagine how they manage elections at March 27, 2024 08:57 PM (Cgfkv)

151 The Babylon Bee @TheBabylonBee Mar 26
NYC Mayor Assures Migrants That If They Run Out Of Prepaid Debit Cards They Can Just Rob Americans Directly buff.ly/4a86dlu

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 08:58 PM (2yu8s)

152 Maybe they will be fast, because I will have taught all morning and probably won’t be smelling like a fresh daisy! 😂
Posted by: Piper

Note to self: no dmv tomorrow.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:58 PM (gi1j+)

153 148 Have they released the official death toll for the time that McDaniel was employed by NBC?

I'll be interested in seeing it when it comes out.
Posted by: Axeman



Many undergarments were soiled that day. Chrissy Hayes wept.

https://youtu.be/3eeqtPxKX1M?si=h8fbt0PkgC7uorpH

Posted by: Puddleglum, Western PA ex-pat at March 27, 2024 08:58 PM (sAmhv)

154 hope you don't do that too often and that you clean it up well. Mercury vapor causes insanity.
Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 07:57 PM (eoQWY)


metallic mercury is pretty benign, it is the organomerucuries that will kill you and cause neural damage

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 08:58 PM (D7oie)

155 >>> My almagram fillings lasted well over 50 years. The crowns that replaced them can barely last 10 years.
Posted by: Notsothoreau

Had to have it done too.
The amalgam expands as it gets older and cracked the molars so had to get caps.

Moved... new dentist said I needed to redo the rest before they too break those teeth.

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 08:59 PM (cOq4q)

156 TOMORROW AROUND MIDDAY

ULA - Delta IV Heavy's Last Flight - NROL-70
SLC-37 - CCSFS
Scheduled for Mar 28, 2024
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is launching the NROL-70 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
Liftoff will occur from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. This is the 16th and final launch of a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
The launch date is March 28, 1:40 p.m. EDT, 17:40 UTC, and 18:40 CET.

https://tinyurl.com/mtkwm6ys
____________
TOMORROW LATE AFTERNOON

SpaceX - Falcon 9 - Starlink Group 7-18
SLC-4E - Vandenberg SFB
SpaceX is targeting Thursday, March 28 for a Falcon 9 launch of 22 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
New Date: Liftoff is targeted for 7:30 p.m. PDT, March 28, (02:30 UTC, 03:30 CET March 29).

Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship, in the Pacific Ocean.

https://tinyurl.com/bdmwukar

Posted by: Ciampino - fun with rockets at March 27, 2024 09:00 PM (qfLjt)

157 139 Punxsutawney Phil, wife Phyllis welcome 2 baby groundhogs

This is the first time in 138 years that the groundhogs have procreated in captivity
Posted by: redridinghood



Chicks dig celebrities.

Posted by: Puddleglum, cheer up for the worst is yet to come at March 27, 2024 09:01 PM (sAmhv)

158 Haven't been around much today, but I just wanted to say that brave warrior Jayden Perkins was a good looking kid.
RIP defender.
Posted by: Moron Robbie - If this is how Georgia hires attorneys, imagine how they manage elections at March 27, 2024 08:53 PM (Cgfkv)

Concur. Such a good looking young man. Next time they want to name something after a person, "Jayden Perkins" works for me.

Rest In Peace little fella.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at March 27, 2024 09:04 PM (R/m4+)

159 Punxsutawney Phil, wife Phyllis welcome 2 baby groundhogs

This is the first time in 138 years that the groundhogs have procreated in captivity


So Phil finally got some lead in his pencil? 138 years is a long time to wait.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at March 27, 2024 09:04 PM (V8he0)

160 The law only talks about quartering solders, right?
Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 08:43 PM (gi1j+)


Penumbras only count if it leads to greater government power over the citizens and other people who can't run away fast enough

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 09:08 PM (D7oie)

161 That mercury + aluminum thing is whack. Is that real?
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 07:35 PM (guGkK)

sure is.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at March 27, 2024 09:11 PM (tkR6S)

162 Ahhhhh... i see the new trend among "MAGA" accounts is to gay bait scott pressler until he blocks you, then whine that he blocked you when all you are trying to do is make sure we have secure elections.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at March 27, 2024 09:11 PM (dsdmx)

163 38 Great giving ideas to terrorists how to f up airliners.

(I assume the primer and paint would protect it)

Posted by: polynikes at March 27, 2024 07:49 PM (MNhXM)

I worked for a company that used mercury to transfer oil and gas samples, under pressure, from down whole collection tools to bottles for transport. Had a bottle leak, and they bought an airplane.

Posted by: Javems at March 27, 2024 09:12 PM (8I4hW)

164 I think that cat is mostly disappointed that the illusion rug doesn't have a hollow for it to curl up in.

Posted by: FeatherBlade at March 27, 2024 09:13 PM (YDkn3)

165 Damn, just got home to the Crowder drama having come out today.

I know last year, when he was getting attacked, here and elsewhere, in part because of a doorbell camera video of him yelling at his life, I and any number of other people knew what that was.

If your wife is a covert narcissist, she will make your life a living hell, and I can only say it's exponentially harder for the man who shares kids with such a person. But I know there are people who still think Crowder was the bad guy.

Posted by: BurtTC at March 27, 2024 09:14 PM (GtZ7X)

166 I've gotten to where I just block anything that comes through my feed from a leftie. Don't care who they are and not interested in finding out.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at March 27, 2024 09:15 PM (yeEu9)

167 i see the new trend among "MAGA" accounts is to gay bait scott pressler until he blocks you, then whine that he blocked you when all you are trying to do is make sure we have secure elections.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy

Don't you just hate when the MAGA accounts use Saul Alinsky's rules?

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 09:15 PM (gi1j+)

168 I think that cat is mostly disappointed that the illusion rug doesn't have a hollow for it to curl up in.
Posted by: FeatherBlade at March 27, 2024 09:13 PM (YDkn3)


From the far side the "hole" looked like an odd patterned carpet, the dogs were freaked by the odd thing, the cat didn't care/

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 09:16 PM (D7oie)

169 164 I think that cat is mostly disappointed that the illusion rug doesn't have a hollow for it to curl up in.
Posted by: FeatherBlade



I thought the kittuh was waiting for an unlucky critter to pop its head up. Then, when that didn't happen, bathed and took a nap. A very cat thing to do.

Posted by: Puddleglum, cheer up for the worst is yet to come at March 27, 2024 09:16 PM (sAmhv)

170 RIP Lieberman
It's a certain, rare courage to stand up and take the flamethrowers of your own fellow travelers and not back down. ( shifty eyes here ... )

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2024 09:17 PM (IG4Id)

171 Concur. Such a good looking young man. Next time they want to name something after a person, "Jayden Perkins" works for me.

Rest In Peace little fella.
Posted by: Hairyback Guy at March 27, 2024 09:04 PM
Maybe a Police Academy?

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 09:17 PM (NxC5+)

172 Neat underwater shot in a mountain lake. The surface -- the undersurface, I mean -- of the water becomes reflective. (Unless I've been snookered by a CGI effect again.)

I have watched this one a few times and drawing on my experiences with photography, this one does not at all look like CGI.

Posted by: Lost in Space at March 27, 2024 09:18 PM (iB6b2)

173 Pump your numbers up, noobs:

@elonmusk 37m
Going forward, all 𝕏 accounts with over 2500 verified subscriber followers will get Premium features for free and accounts with over 5000 will get Premium+ for free

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2024 09:18 PM (IG4Id)

174 Legal Insurrection

Danish and Swiss researchers might be finding links between the Moderna jab and an elevated chance of getting the hives.
Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2024 08:55 PM (Q7krm)

Well that's good. As long as you know how to harvest the honey, at least something came out of it.

Posted by: BurtTC at March 27, 2024 09:19 PM (GtZ7X)

175 130

'Just takes the illegals overloading one outlet, problem solved.'

Tripping the breaker solves the problem?

Posted by: Dr. Claw at March 27, 2024 09:19 PM (roH4R)

176 Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at March 27, 2024 09:11 PM (dsdmx)

I generally assume that the most egregious accounts on *all* sides are probably bots/trolls meant to cause division. I believe there was a study a couple of years ago, which means it's been long enough that I can't be sure, that showed this was likely.

I sure hope that's the case here, especially since it makes no sense for MAGA accounts to harass Pressler when Lara Trump just hired him (which had been recommended to Ronna for a couple of years now) to do GOTV work.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 09:20 PM (XjtdB)

177 'Just takes the illegals overloading one outlet, problem solved.'

Tripping the breaker solves the problem?
Posted by: Dr. Claw

Plugging in lots of equipment and not tripping the breaker is the problem. These aren't current homes they are moving into...

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 09:23 PM (gi1j+)

178 Antarctica. Trigger warning: contains one (1) penguin.

If, beyond all rational explanation, you somehow haven't grasped the insidious and pervasive polymorphic perversion of Big Penguin, this demonstrates it beyond a shadow of any doubt.

One penguin? At the end, there were eight! EIGHT!!!!!!!! They snag you with the idea that you can ignore ONE penguin, and then trample you with eight, defecating delightedly as the waddle over you.

Like rust, and evil, Big Penguin never sleeps!!

Posted by: Duncanthrax at March 27, 2024 09:23 PM (a3Q+t)

179 We had a dog that knew over 250 words. We counted.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 09:24 PM (lX8VI)

180 Black lab. Genius little bitch.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 09:24 PM (lX8VI)

181 Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 09:20 PM (XjtdB)

Hey PTE I hope you are well. Always good to see you. I was enjoying your commentary from a few threads ago.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 09:26 PM (lX8VI)

182 The kitty with the rug was hysterical. If I were to get a dog, a Shiba Inu would definitely be on the list. So I could have cats that act like dogs and a dog that acts like a cat.

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 09:26 PM (ZdaMQ)

183 also, most of those Osaka signs are for 'snacku,' aka prostitution-lite.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2024 09:27 PM (IG4Id)

184 178 Antarctica. Trigger warning: contains one (1) penguin.

If, beyond all rational explanation, you somehow haven't grasped the insidious and pervasive polymorphic perversion of Big Penguin, this demonstrates it beyond a shadow of any doubt.

One penguin? At the end, there were eight! EIGHT!!!!!!!! They snag you with the idea that you can ignore ONE penguin, and then trample you with eight, defecating delightedly as the waddle over you.

Like rust, and evil, Big Penguin never sleeps!!
Posted by: Duncanthrax at March 27, 2024 09:23 PM
So, like Calcutta?

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 09:27 PM (NxC5+)

185 We had a dog that knew over 250 words. We counted.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 09:24 PM (lX8VI)

Dad had a dog like that when I was little. Unfortunately, a dog we boarded for a friend was a chicken killer and taught Bunny to do the same. Dad felt horrible when he had to put her down. He didn't have a dog for about 10 years after that, although Mom had a little white mop of an indoor dog, so we weren't dogless.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 09:28 PM (XjtdB)

186 This explains the mercury+ alumni

https://tinyurl.com/3u2v537c
Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabby stabamillion at March 27, 2024 08:05 PM (TirNb)

Fractured Indo-English!

Look. It's really simple. Aluminum would all spontaneously react with oxygen in the air to form that white, fluffy oxide, were it not for the fact that it is always coated with a thin film of hard, transparent oxide that protects it. Mercury will form an alloy with aluminum, called amalgam, that erases that hard layer of protective oxide, and the aluminum simply slowly burns up. Left unchecked, it would eventually eat a hole right through that plate.

I found a mess of spilled mercury once on a set of concrete stairs outdoors at my high school. Swept it all up, brought the mercury-laden dirt home, and panned it clean (like panning for gold!) in an old aluminum pan. The next day, that pan was covered in white whiskers, and riddled with tiny holes.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at March 27, 2024 09:29 PM (tkR6S)

187 Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 09:26 PM (lX8VI)

We're as well as can be hoped in allergy season. Hope you are keeping well also.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 09:30 PM (XjtdB)

188 Anybody besides me remember handling mercury with your bare hands in grammar school?

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 09:32 PM (NxC5+)

189 Black lab. Genius little bitch.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 09:24 PM (lX8VI)

I don't know if it's 250, but Moose the Black Lab is probably close. Intelligent dog.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory, red heifer owner at March 27, 2024 09:33 PM (R4t5M)

190 188 Anybody besides me remember handling mercury with your bare hands in grammar school?
Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024

I don’t remember in school, but I do remember at home when a thermometer broke we were allowed to play with it for a little bit. This would be late 70s.

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 09:34 PM (ZdaMQ)

191 Like rust, and evil, Big Penguin never sleeps!!

Posted by: Duncanthrax at March 27, 2024 09:23 PM (a3Q+t)

Well, one of their three-foot stuffed versions does sleep... in Pookette's bed.

Posted by: pookysgirl, mom to a penguin lover at March 27, 2024 09:36 PM (dtlDP)

192 MadisonTheCat has a favorite word. Grass. She loves grass. Never been outside and thinks grass is the best thing ever. The first time Mineola the kitten saw Madison eating grass from our hand, she had to have some too. Because. Now she loves grass. When we say 'Who wants grass?' they come galloping.

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 09:37 PM (NxC5+)

193 Anybody besides me remember handling mercury with your bare hands in grammar school?
Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 09:32 PM (NxC5+)


They used to use it in science class to coat pennies. It was also used to gild copper by dissolving gold in it and then letting it plate the copper mechanically.
That sort of gilding was used by navies because it was more enduring than electro-plating, and it was more traditional.

IIRC that was the method the Roman Empire used to coat bronze denarii, too.

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 09:39 PM (D7oie)

194 Anybody besides me remember handling mercury with your bare hands in grammar school?
Posted by: Eromero

Rubbing a silver dime in the mercury to make it completely shiny.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 09:39 PM (gi1j+)

195 I had things to do around the house, but I sat down and kitty curled up next to me.

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at March 27, 2024 09:45 PM (llON8)

196 IIRC that was the method the Roman Empire used to coat bronze denarii, too.

We should go back to the bronze standard.

Posted by: Queequeg the Harpooner at March 27, 2024 09:46 PM (pbmKi)

197 195 I had things to do around the house, but I sat down and kitty curled up next to me.
Posted by: Helena Handbasket at March

All finished with chores now! The kitty has spoken.

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 09:47 PM (ZdaMQ)

198 188 Anybody besides me remember handling mercury with your bare hands in grammar school?

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 09:32 PM (NxC5+)
----
Of course. I know one classmate who swallowed some on a dare - came out the other end the next day. He felt it and then saw it. Yes we were crazy in HS.

Posted by: Ciampino - rockets, smoking, booze, benzedrine at March 27, 2024 09:47 PM (qfLjt)

199 195 I had things to do around the house, but I sat down and kitty curled up next to me.
Posted by: Helena Handbasket at March 27, 2024 09:45 PM (llON


That's a sign telling you what you really need to do around the house!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ This year in Corsicana - again! ~ at March 27, 2024 09:47 PM (hOUT3)

200 We should go back to the bronze standard.
Posted by: Queequeg the Harpooner


I'll take steel, thank you.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2024 09:47 PM (IG4Id)

201 We should go back to the bronze standard.
Posted by: Queequeg

Working on it.
~WEF

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 09:53 PM (gi1j+)

202 See this for death by dimethymercury
Karen Wetterhahn
https://tinyurl.com/c4dhux72

Posted by: Ciampino - remember the mad hatter at March 27, 2024 09:54 PM (qfLjt)

203 201 We should go back to the bronze standard.
Posted by: Queequeg

Working on it.
~WEF
Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 09:53 PM (gi1j+)


To be fair, I think the WEF means YOU should go back to the Bronze Standard while THEY keep the Gold!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar (hOUT3) ~ This year in Corsicana - again! ~ at March 27, 2024 09:55 PM (hOUT3)

204 Dimethylmercury is nasty nasty stuff. "one drop through standard protective gloves" is enough to kill you

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 09:56 PM (D7oie)

205 To be fair, I think the WEF means YOU should go back to the Bronze Standard while THEY keep the Gold!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar

They think they'll be the eloi?
They probably have forgotten what happened when the Morlocks figured out they were helpless.

Posted by: AZ deplorable moron at March 27, 2024 10:01 PM (gi1j+)

206 Ciampino @ 202-
Dang, Karen. Sad, this.

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 10:03 PM (NxC5+)

207 why can't I find a woman to talk dirty to me like this:

"The mayflies of the family Baetiscidae are renowned for its charismatic larvae, equipped with greatly enlarged mesonotum forming a shield covering the thorax and most abdominal segments, usually possessing large spines with a protective function."

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 10:04 PM (D7oie)

208 ONT is up.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 10:09 PM (XjtdB)

209 Has anybody claimed the ship was hacked?
Posted by: davidt at March 27, 2024 10:40 PM (SYTee)



Yep, from the first report I saw. If it was an attack we better hope it was electronic, because otherwise there are sleeper agents on an ungodly number of ships in and out of US Ports.

Posted by: Kindltot at March 27, 2024 10:53 PM (D7oie)

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