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Pyrrho wrote: Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:50 am
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/392 ... _Parenting
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After trying to watch the second SNL done from home, I realize why nobody has ever had a hit series done from home, on the internet


It's not just awful, it's godawful
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robinson wrote: Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:03 pm After trying to watch the second SNL done from home, I realize why nobody has ever had a hit series done from home, on the internet


It's not just awful, it's godawful
Twitch has a whole business model on people doing just that.
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SNL COULD USE SOME POINTERS FROM TWITCH
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“Things may be tough now, but there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel.”

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He hasn't been skipping lunch, that's for sure.
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Do you think he has to saddle his own horse?
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If the horse has any sense, it saddles itself.
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Ironic coming from a man that stayed hiding in safety for at least ten years.

And for what? An unreadable book that maybe six people finished.
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↑ Inspired by the legend?

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Eisenhower, the department is filled with able men who analyze their problems well but feel always compelled to bring them to me for final solution. I must have assistants who will solve their own problems and tell me later what they've done.

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"This isn't my first rodeo."

"Yeah but you still suck at it."
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Ol' George would be appalled at what passes for "militias" these days. Of course, he also would be appalled at all the dark-skinned people running around free.
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shemp wrote: Sun May 17, 2020 2:10 am Ol' George would be appalled at what passes for "militias" these days. Of course, he also would be appalled at all the dark-skinned people running around free.
And the women! :shock:




"What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty .... Whenever Governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins."
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I think it's a bit simplistic. Not everyone who returns the shopping cart is a good person, but anyone who doesn't (without a very good reason) is an asshole. It's like bare fucking minimum decency.
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So everybody returns the cart and that poor fuck that works for the grocery retrieving those carts gets laid off. He's now homeless, starving, and turns to a life of crime.

That's on you, civic-boy.
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Yeah, but if the cart isnt returned, the cart return boy might not find all of the carts due to surreptitious hiding, thus forcing the supermarket to assess the performance of the cart return boy.

Assuming a success rate of 75% which is a figure I got from an industry source, would that, in corporate America, be a successful return?

No.

It wouldn't.

Gratz. You just got the cart return boy sacked. Asshole.
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Witness wrote: Mon May 18, 2020 10:56 pm
“Every corpse on Mount Everest was once an extremely motivated individual. That's why I love my couch. A couch has never killed anybody.”
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Never been to Florida, then.
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Pyrrho wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 3:27 pm Image
Thieving this.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

Freedom of choice
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Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.
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"Quand je me regarde, je me désole.
Quand je me compare, je me console."
– Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
I'll try a translation:
Looking at myself, I'm appalled.
Comparing to others, I'm comforted.


Interesting, albeit unsavory, dude:
His career spanned the regimes of Louis XVI, the years of the French Revolution, Napoleon, Louis XVIII, and Louis-Philippe. Those Talleyrand served often distrusted him but, like Napoleon, found him extremely useful. The name "Talleyrand" has become a byword for crafty, cynical diplomacy.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_M ... 3%A9rigord

Napoléon thought of him as "shit in a silk stocking". :mrgreen:
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May 1944 After evading Nazis, back in UK, the brass got 1 of my squadron to London to id me. Tiede told the Colonels, never seen him b4 in my life. Cols could hear him afterwards outside the door laughing. Cols (& I) none too pleased at his joke. --Chuck Yeager
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Why is it, that cat food manufacturers come up with flavours like shrimp, duck, chicken etc. When all cats want to do is lick their own arses. So why hasn't anyone come up with cat-arse flavoured cat food?
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Hotarubi wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 2:14 pm Why is it, that cat food manufacturers come up with flavours like shrimp, duck, chicken etc. When all cats want to do is lick their own arses. So why hasn't anyone come up with cat-arse flavoured cat food?
That's the problem right there.