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by Hugh Akston
Yesterday, 16:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Petty annoyances
Replies: 10073
Views: 590085

Re: Petty annoyances

I never use my BoA credit card, which is why it took me more than a year to realize that they never sent me a replacement when the card expired. I went online to try and order a replacement, but while the main account page showed me my account, the replacement card page did not. So I decided to canc...
by Hugh Akston
Yesterday, 15:52
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

In America, they're called 'Police Officers.' Well right now the cops content themselves with only going around intimidating the opposition to cops' immunity to consequences. Right now the cops are the ones getting shot at. 'the ones'? I'd accept 'also' but it's not like they've stopped doing no-kn...
by Hugh Akston
Yesterday, 12:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

The guys with guns have shown themselves to be completely and utterly intertwined with one side of power. What I go back and forth on is whether they're Team Red's dobermans, i.e. something that Team Red might use to hurt people if shit goes down, or Team Red's chihuahuas in purses, i.e. something ...
by Hugh Akston
Yesterday, 12:23
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Rand Paul.....sigh.
Replies: 1278
Views: 105593

Re: Rand Paul.....sigh.

nicole wrote: Yesterday, 11:53
Though these studies are small and do not yet provide precise estimates of pre-existing immunological responses to SARS-CoV-2, they are hard to dismiss
It's not that hard. If you yell 'shut up and wear a mask' loud enough you can't even hear people talking about the complexities of immunity.
by Hugh Akston
23 Sep 2020, 18:45
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Fragments of an avotoast anthropology
Replies: 541
Views: 46593

Re: Fragments of an avotoast anthropology

How Boomer parenting fueled Millennial burnout It is about how many Baby Boomers’ hands-on, sometimes overbearing approach to parenting was the product of the anxious economic milieu that they came of age in and how many Millennials’ overbooked upbringings set them up for burnout later in life. Thi...
by Hugh Akston
23 Sep 2020, 17:33
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Rand Paul.....sigh.
Replies: 1278
Views: 105593

Re: Rand Paul.....sigh.

by Hugh Akston
22 Sep 2020, 16:49
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 7813
Views: 484180

Re: Orange is the new President

Honestly, I have these fantasies some days where on his last day in office, Trump suddenly eloquently reveals that he never believed anything he said, and his deeper plan all along was to expose the corruption and idiocy in the Republican party. Is Team Red implicated in QAnon's Deep State blood-dr...
by Hugh Akston
22 Sep 2020, 15:52
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Iran (so far away)
Replies: 887
Views: 56869

Re: Iran (so far away)

Murca reimposes sanctions on Iran The United States slapped additional sanctions on Iran on Monday after the Trump administration's disputed unilateral weekend declaration that all United Nations penalties eased under the 2015 nuclear deal had been restored. The announcement came in defiance of nea...
by Hugh Akston
22 Sep 2020, 13:58
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 7813
Views: 484180

Re: Orange is the new President

nicole wrote: 22 Sep 2020, 13:30 Hey wait did we know about that? Congrats DM!
I suggest you start reading the Good News thread before you embarrass yourself further.
by Hugh Akston
22 Sep 2020, 12:16
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 7813
Views: 484180

Re: Orange is the new President

Jesus H. Christ, this guy is an absolute lunatic, as though we didn't know that already. 'Early voting has already begun and when you see them cheating on the other side - I don't say if - when, when you see them cheating with those ballots, all of those unsolicited ballots, those millions of ballo...
by Hugh Akston
18 Sep 2020, 17:56
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile YouTubez Finds
Replies: 583
Views: 78592

Re: Worthwhile YouTubez Finds

Interesting short video about trustworthy institutions, blockchain, and e-government in Estonia.
by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 21:50
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

One of the small joys I am looking forward to - assuming Trump loses * - is rubbing the noses of the MAGAs in their own shit. What would you rub their faces in and what would make you think they would feel shame about it? Nothing more than their own boasting about how Trump will win in 2020 by a la...
by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 19:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Aresen wrote: 17 Sep 2020, 19:25 One of the small joys I am looking forward to - assuming Trump loses* - is rubbing the noses of the MAGAs in their own shit.
What would you rub their faces in and what would make you think they would feel shame about it?
by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 13:33
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Star Trek Wankery
Replies: 1340
Views: 121111

Re: Star Trek Wankery

Picard Crusher Obrien Tilly.

Solid team.
by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 13:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

CoSprings is balanced out by Boulder. Denver is reliably Blue, and I don't get the sense that the suburban counties surrounding Denver are buying Trump's apocalyptic rhetoric, though it's conceivable that JeffCo could turn red. Rural and mountain counties are reliably Red but sparsely populated. It ...
by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 10:42
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Number 6 wrote: 17 Sep 2020, 07:56 Colorado
This also seems unlikely
by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 10:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Electoral College: Yea or Nay?
Replies: 497
Views: 25587

Re: Electoral College: Yea or Nay?

Number 6 wrote: 16 Sep 2020, 22:33
Aresen wrote: 16 Sep 2020, 22:24
Number 6 wrote: 16 Sep 2020, 22:19 And Missouri.
Sorry. My eyes flew over it. ;)
Well played, sir. And almost certainly the right decision.
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by Hugh Akston
17 Sep 2020, 10:22
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"
Replies: 8126
Views: 405530

Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

dead_elvis wrote: 16 Sep 2020, 13:32 We watched Hotel Artemis so you don't have to. Hoping for an entertaining B-movie, got a D-movie instead.
That's a shame. I was hoping for the same thing.
by Hugh Akston
15 Sep 2020, 22:25
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"
Replies: 8126
Views: 405530

Re: The son of "What the hell are YOU staring at?"

Charley Varrick , a 70s small-town crime thriller starring Walter Matthau with Joe Don Baker in the Anton Chigur role. Really good at ramping up the tension and keeping you guessing at what Matthau is up to now. Oh, and it featured a young Andrew Robinson, who I didn't recognize without his Cardass...
by Hugh Akston
15 Sep 2020, 17:20
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

JFG drink a juice box and take a nap.
by Hugh Akston
15 Sep 2020, 16:19
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Towing the Lion
Replies: 2038
Views: 193705

Re: Towing the Lion

Serendipity plays a more meaningful role in any organizations sub-straight than I think any of us can give credit.
by Hugh Akston
15 Sep 2020, 12:37
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Fire
Replies: 47
Views: 2716

Re: Fire

Well one semi-good thing has come out of all this disaster. California passed a law allowing some fire-slaves to have their criminal records expunged after release. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday that allows inmate firefighters who are on the front lines to become professiona...
by Hugh Akston
14 Sep 2020, 17:51
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Well if he said it then he's definitely going to do it.
by Hugh Akston
11 Sep 2020, 18:03
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1007
Views: 81237

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

I'll just leave this here