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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:37 pm

Me too.

From the waist down, clad in modern skiing equipment, from the waist up pure cowboy including hat.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:38 am

That would be the only sensible way to do it
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Witness » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:07 am

Hordes of grasshoppers have invaded Las Vegas

Massive swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon Las Vegas this week, and it's startling some residents.
The winged insects may outnumber the humans in some parts of town, but it's not something to worry about. The pallid-winged grasshopper is a common desert species, a state entomologist said.
"It appears through history that when we have a wet winter or spring, these things build up often down below Laughlin and even into Arizona," Jeff Knight, state entomologist with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, said Thursday. "We'll have flights about this time of the year, migrations, and they'll move northward."

Nevada has seen more rain than usual this year. The state has averaged 9.94 inches of rain from January through June, nearly double the average of 5.92 inches, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It's the third-wettest January to June on record for the state.
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/26/us/g ... index.html

Be careful, Nyarl, what with the radioactive stuff nearby… :o

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:09 am

It's easy to spot the radioactive ones.

50 feet tall you know. :)
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:44 am

Witness wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:07 am
Hordes of grasshoppers have invaded Las Vegas

Massive swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon Las Vegas this week, and it's startling some residents.
The winged insects may outnumber the humans in some parts of town, but it's not something to worry about. The pallid-winged grasshopper is a common desert species, a state entomologist said.
"It appears through history that when we have a wet winter or spring, these things build up often down below Laughlin and even into Arizona," Jeff Knight, state entomologist with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, said Thursday. "We'll have flights about this time of the year, migrations, and they'll move northward."

Nevada has seen more rain than usual this year. The state has averaged 9.94 inches of rain from January through June, nearly double the average of 5.92 inches, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It's the third-wettest January to June on record for the state.
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/26/us/g ... index.html

Be careful, Nyarl, what with the radioactive stuff nearby… :o
Vegas is 6-8 hours away (depending on how often one makes rest stops). They are welcome to the grasshoppers.


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Re: The Reno thread

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:29 am

If it comes to that, we will just send in the Giant Spiders.

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:21 pm

Now, I read the article and it was actually a profile of some former sex worker who lobbies for the legalization of prostiution (even beyond the limited ways it is legal in Nevada).

But taken literally, I think this could be the greatest headline ever and accurate in all 50 states. Heck, accurate in every country on Earth.
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In case you want to read it, though it isn't as epic as the headline suggests.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:01 am

It's almost that time of year...

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Doctor X » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:11 am

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:03 am

People coming into the Black Rock Desert for Burning Man...

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:42 pm

Conversation overheard at work today

Middle Aged Eddie Munster: "So, are you going to Burning Man?"

Tats McMethteeth: "Nah, I'm a recovering drug addict, so it would probably be a bad idea"

That pretty much sums it up.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:37 pm

If I were 20 again, I would so fucking go to burning man. At almost 60, I'll digress without criticizing. A may chuckle in the aftermath, however.

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:06 pm

Saw this beer label plastered on the wall of a trendy bar I passed by on my way home from work today. You ever try one of these, Nyar?

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The label I saw looked like it came from a bottle but all the pictures that come up on the internet seem to be of cans.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:10 pm

Only available in Yokohama. :)
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:13 pm

Reno ain't Austin or Portland.

My guess is if you were seen drinking such a thing in Reno, some Riennese in a cowboy hat would beat your ass for being a pussy.
The only acceptable counter to this is beat his ass.

Then you would be friends, but you would have to stop drinking that shit because you can't beat them all.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:21 pm

The bar does have a very American millennial hipster vibe to it. They have an American flag made out of red, white and blue beer bottle caps hanging on one of the walls and one of those folding chalkboards where they write the daily specials in colored chalk. Everyone there (many of whom are foreigners) is drinking some kind of fancy craft beer.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:55 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:21 pm
The bar does have a very American millennial hipster pussy vibe to it. They have an American flag made out of red, white and blue beer bottle caps hanging on one of the walls and one of those folding chalkboards where they write the daily specials in colored chalk. Everyone there (many of whom are foreigners) is drinking some kind of fancy craft beer.
QED :P
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:06 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:06 pm
Saw this beer label plastered on the wall of a trendy bar I passed by on my way home from work today. You ever try one of these, Nyar?

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The label I saw looked like it came from a bottle but all the pictures that come up on the internet seem to be of cans.
Nope. Never seen it. When I get a chance to look, though, I’ll show you something funny it reminds me of.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Witness » Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:21 am

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