The Reno thread

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:02 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:54 am
I just looked it up. Reno to Carson City is 31 miles.

Is there anything between the two besides the geothermal plant?
I mean such that it could be considered an extended metro area as it might be Baltimore to DC?

Or just desert with an occasional cow skull? :BigGrin3:
Actually it’s kind of nice between the two. There is a small lake (Washoe Lake), some farms and a small town (Washoe City). The town is off the main highway though. It has a cool little candy shop. The Geothermal plant is just outside of Reno

I think eventually, as both Reno and Carson grow it might be an extended metro area, but not yet
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:31 pm

Small time burglar who decided that killing his victims was the best way to not get caught. To quote The Joker, "This town needs a better class of criminal".

Man suspected of killing four people in Northern Nevada arraigned in Reno Justice Court
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Doctor X » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:59 am

Hard to upvote that.

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:12 am

Doctor X wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:59 am
Hard to upvote that.

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Yeah, but you can just take up my new hobby. Upvoting EVERYTHING.

Someone says "I just had a baby."...like.

Someone else says "I just got diagnosed with terminal cancer"...also like. It confuses the hell out of people.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Doctor X » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:37 am

You do not want to support people with terminal cancer?!!!1!!

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:09 pm

Oh hell no. Supporting those people is expensive. There are all the normal expenses + chemo, doctor's visits, etc.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Witness » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:18 am

Pictures from the Reno Punk Rock Flea Market:

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Lots more: https://thisisreno.com/2019/02/photos-m ... ea-market/

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:25 am

Punk rock is not...me. So I had no idea this was going on.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:09 am

You know those little mini-libraries that have become a thing recently? The ones that are little boxes with some books in them and anyone can take one to read.

Some asshole around here is stocking them with Neo-Nazi leaflets.

This is why we can't have nice things.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Witness » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:35 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
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This is why we can't have nice things.
Another one:

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:55 pm

This one isn't so much the crime itself, but the mugshot. It isn't everyday you see a burglar with that kind of 'stache. We have only the classiest criminals here in the Silver State.

Reno man recaptured after fleeing courthouse during sentencing

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:18 am

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Had to drive home in the 80+ mph wind and sideways rain this evening. It sucked
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Witness » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:25 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
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Had to drive home in the 80+ mph wind and sideways rain this evening. It sucked
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:52 am

Looks like fun
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by sparks » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:55 am

Yep, that'd be a hoot.
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:28 am

This is the kind of stoopud I encounter regularly. The state senator who introduced this bill was a Republican, and a fairly (locally) prominent one at that...
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Witness » Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:08 am

↑ So it's Trumpers for hookers? :P

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:00 pm

Witness wrote:
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↑ So it's Trumpers for hookers? :P
Brothels == lower property taxes.

Right, Nyar? 8)
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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:12 pm

according to google
As of December 2018, there are 21 brothels in Nevada.
So it isn't exactly a big deal.

besides, tourists are wasting money in brothels that can be better spent in casinos.

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Re: The Reno thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:14 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:00 pm
Witness wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:08 am
↑ So it's Trumpers for hookers? :P
Brothels == lower property taxes.

Right, Nyar? 8)
I don’t have any idea what the revenue impact of these places is. I do however think that they should be legal. To me someone deciding to sell sex is no different than any other selling of labor and should be the individual’s choice
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