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Wild Card / Re: Shit my ________ says
« on: Yesterday at 07:41:29 pm »
When I read that I had like 50 milliseconds of panic - only exactly as long as it took to get to the second sentence. It's inexplicable that anyone could read the whole post, even before the edit, and be unclear what it meant. It makes me despair as a writer - god knows how few people actually understand my carefully composed articles.

It's probably also an effect of the context though - not only is Facebook a place on the internet that is not peopled by the cream of the crop, also, it feels to me like there's a whole lot of announcements of dead dogs there. But still, once you read the whole thing, WTF.

But yeah, the "it's like" would help. Although Ash has a point, too.

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Science & Nature / Re: Aminals
« on: August 13, 2018, 07:03:58 pm »
speaking of nose boops come on give us a picture of his whole face!

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: August 01, 2018, 02:15:15 pm »
Paul is correct except I would edit that to say that two generations ago you would have been able to support a family and live in New York City, which is probably even more shocking.


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Science & Nature / Re: Aminals
« on: July 11, 2018, 01:00:15 am »
Aw poor chickens.

Oh hey speaking of - my new neighbors have chickens! I'm very excited.

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People & Places / Re: Is Facebook correct?
« on: June 29, 2018, 06:41:58 pm »
They ate their own animals! It's crazy!

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 23, 2018, 12:25:52 pm »
Neil over Bowie for me,

You too? I just don't understand the world anymore!

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 22, 2018, 08:36:06 pm »
Well, now that you mention it, his highs are extraordinarily high.

Now, David Bowie and Queen, that would be a hard question, but I'd have to go with Queen.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 22, 2018, 08:28:16 pm »
I can't think of a single thing that seems similar to me about Springsteen and Neil Young.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 22, 2018, 07:42:46 pm »
That's what makes this game so interesting. It's all about the tough choices.

I dunno, man, to me that one is not a tough choice. Sure, I don't love all of Bowie, but some of it is basically essential to civilization. Whereas if I never heard another note of Neil Young for the rest of eternity that would be just dandy.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 22, 2018, 12:41:33 pm »
Neil Young over David Bowie?? OMG. I thought you guys were my friends!

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 21, 2018, 12:15:22 pm »
The Who is the right answer to all of those questions.

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: June 19, 2018, 03:41:37 pm »
This morning the deer was in my front yard instead of the neighbor's, so possibly eating MY garden. So I am now vigorously anti-seeing-deer.

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: June 18, 2018, 08:37:16 pm »
I saw a deer in the neighbor's backyard without even having to leave the house, much less sleep in a pickup in the woods. I like that better.

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Science & Nature / Re: Aminals
« on: June 11, 2018, 11:08:31 pm »
That's lovely. And reassuringly less murderous.

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: June 11, 2018, 06:27:35 pm »
I wasn't aware that there was a secret hand signal that tells you that a couple in a photo is engaged.

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