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by Aresen
10 Apr 2020, 10:43
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

Memo to self: Never try to out-nerd the gryll.
by Aresen
09 Apr 2020, 20:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

We really need a new shrugging emoji with Trumps face on it Trump conceded to CNN's Jim Acosta that there will not be mass coronavirus testing for all Americans when the country goes back to work. "We want to have it and we're going to see if we have it. Do you need it? No. Is it a nice thing to do...
by Aresen
09 Apr 2020, 20:11
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

We really need a new shrugging emoji with Trumps face on it Trump conceded to CNN's Jim Acosta that there will not be mass coronavirus testing for all Americans when the country goes back to work. "We want to have it and we're going to see if we have it. Do you need it? No. Is it a nice thing to do...
by Aresen
09 Apr 2020, 13:15
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

Damn, Ellie! Stay safe!
by Aresen
08 Apr 2020, 10:26
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Petty annoyances
Replies: 9960
Views: 516519

Re: Petty annoyances

My washing machine broke down and all the appliance repair shops are shutdown.

Now I have to go to the laundromat until the shutdown is over. :(
by Aresen
06 Apr 2020, 18:32
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

You can always count on John Yoo to come up with the stupidest takes. Yes, the US should totally expropriate all Chinese property in the US, that definitely won’t have any blowback on US companies that have facilities or require Chinese manufacturers to make stuff for their supply chains. This is c...
by Aresen
06 Apr 2020, 18:19
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

Shem wrote:
06 Apr 2020, 18:14
I feel like it'd work better as a farce, a la "It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World."
But we're living in a farce.
by Aresen
06 Apr 2020, 14:44
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

Heist movie idea: Cops pull over a truck hauling N95 masks, gloves, etc. They tell the driver that the Governor has just issued an order allowing them to confiscate the masks for public health use. The driver acts fishy, so the cops rough him up. Cops turn out to be dirty (even by cop standards) an...
by Aresen
04 Apr 2020, 14:10
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

Pham Nuwen wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 13:50
I wish people would just stop saying essential* and say what they really mean. Sacrificial.

*I am incredibly amused that I get the designation
If you insist:
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by Aresen
03 Apr 2020, 18:22
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: The Right Way to View Competing Political Horrors
Replies: 364
Views: 17491

Re: The Right Way to View Competing Political Horrors

lunchstealer wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 17:34
Churches do absolutely perform a social role that provides benefit even beyond the woo.
No better place to discuss how your neighbors are damned for all time.
by Aresen
03 Apr 2020, 15:12
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 7634
Views: 386242

Re: Orange is the new President

Because people are idiots, and they will forgive anything if he manages to exasperate libruls. The commoners never should have been given the vote. Give the likes of Baldric the vote and it'd be back to cavorting druids, death by stoning, and dung for dinner. You mean the newest Member of Parliamen...
by Aresen
01 Apr 2020, 22:41
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

I wouldn't shove someone in front of a bus, but for some people I might be a little slow in giving warning that they were about to step in front of one.
by Aresen
01 Apr 2020, 13:20
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

I've contended before that a lot of what masquerades as incompetence is actually intentional fuckery (failure to fill executive branch positions, Puerto Rico response, stuff like that). Is it possible that the under-reporting and DeSantis's standing orders to stay open and the CDC Orders limiting t...
by Aresen
01 Apr 2020, 10:49
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Whither the GOP? (post-Trump edition)
Replies: 273
Views: 24256

Re: Whither the GOP? (post-Trump edition)

Pham Nuwen wrote:
01 Apr 2020, 02:23
I don't even know what I read. It felt like the author was masturbating into my face. But with words!
This is true for most opinion pieces. Practice safe interneting!
by Aresen
01 Apr 2020, 01:03
Forum: Hit & Run Over
Topic: ATOMIC FRUITBAT SIGNAL
Replies: 9
Views: 2394

Re: ATOMIC FRUITBAT SIGNAL

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
31 Mar 2020, 19:39
Could Jake be the new Uncle Duke?
Well, Oregon did legalize weed. Probably the first step on Jake's road to Dukedom.
by Aresen
01 Apr 2020, 01:00
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Whither the GOP? (post-Trump edition)
Replies: 273
Views: 24256

Re: Whither the GOP? (post-Trump edition)

I'm counting on the internecine battle between Roman Catholic conservatives and Evangelical Protestant conservatives, both of whom hate each other and suspect the others are going to Hell, anyway. The funny (ironic) thing here is that the great religious wars in Europe didn't end because both sides...
by Aresen
31 Mar 2020, 20:51
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Whither the GOP? (post-Trump edition)
Replies: 273
Views: 24256

Re: Whither the GOP? (post-Trump edition)

I had never heard the term 'Catholic integralist' before seeing it here. I googled it and am still WTF? Do these people have the slightest idea of the consequences of what they advocate? Or are they fully aware and fine with it?
by Aresen
31 Mar 2020, 12:50
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

Why don't Canadians know what a meter is? WAIT Nevermind that. When did Canadians become giants that play with six and a half foot long hockey sticks :o An ice hockey stick is a piece of equipment used in ice hockey to shoot, pass, and carry the puck across the ice. Ice hockey sticks are approximat...
by Aresen
30 Mar 2020, 17:24
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

In Canada, we do things OUR way:

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by Aresen
29 Mar 2020, 13:10
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Random covid-19 observations
Replies: 553
Views: 17523

Re: Random covid-19 observations

For the first time in my life, I stood in line to enter a grocery store this morning.

I feel very soviet.
by Aresen
28 Mar 2020, 17:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

My decoder ring is on the table beside lunchstealer's.
by Aresen
28 Mar 2020, 14:08
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

President Donald Trump’s latest target, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, told a radio station Friday that medical supply vendors informed her they’ve been told “not to send stuff” to her state amid the battle against COVID-19. Whitmer, a Democrat, didn’t say if the orders were coming from the White ...
by Aresen
27 Mar 2020, 20:52
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 7634
Views: 386242

Re: Orange is the new President

Just because a crisis leads to a short term bump in the President’s popularity doesn’t mean it will help in the upcoming election. https://www.nytimes.com/1979/12/10/archives/survey-finds-carters-popularity-has-risen-sharply-in-iran-crisis.html That was before the disasterous failed rescue mission ...
by Aresen
27 Mar 2020, 12:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

Dangerman wrote:
27 Mar 2020, 12:20
What is going to happen/is happening in Africa? I can't really find any news, even on international services like the BBC and Al Jazeera...
This Youtube live tracking channel has some mention of Africa, but there isn't much info:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ibn-Battuta
by Aresen
26 Mar 2020, 22:06
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!
Replies: 1112
Views: 35124

Re: Corona(virus)? ITS NOT EVEN BEER DAMMIT!!!

Which once again pushes one of my buttons. I get why you'd want independent quality control for products imported, say, from China, let alone from less developed nations, but if the Germans in particular have decided some drug or piece of medical equipment is safe and effective, there's a 99.999999...