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Well, in fairness, you fare better without me driving so...
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I'd be happy to ride with you sir! Especially so as I don't care to drive at night any longer. :)
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sparks wrote: Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:00 am I'd be happy to ride with you sir! Especially so as I don't care to drive at night any longer. :)
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Holy shit! "Day Of The Triffids" remake?

(I expect Listy's 'ad it)
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Nyarlathotep wrote: Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:34 am You know what Nyarlathotep appreciates? The fact that my niece sent me the link to this story today

Carson City man jailed for attempted murder, allegedly beat victim with large rock

The "man" in question is my former brother in law and his victim was my sister. I hope he is the cellmate of the biggest dick in the prison (both physically and metaphorically). I hope he gets fucking shivved but doesn't die...only to be shivved again.

Anyway, I appreciate all the appreciation on this thread, but reading that story truly put a smile on my face and a song in my heart.
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sparks wrote: Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:52 am Holy shit! "Day Of The Triffids" remake?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathrus_archeri
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gnome wrote: Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:05 amMandMeme.jpg
Surely they meant to say “The tea, now I sip”
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"In the wet, yet somehow exciting rain." :)
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Heute ist Krampusnacht.

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As it's the season. :)
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I like to think Krampus and Wendigo are the same thing...
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/ ... gone-rogue

Austria struggles with marauding Krampus demons gone rogue
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Attempts to impose order on the chaos by assigning each Krampus with a starting number and setting up barriers between the evil spirits and spectators have not always been successful. An alcohol ban has also been difficult to enforce.

“If large group of young men in masks roamed the streets on any other night of the year, the police would be called out in an instant,” said Wiesflecker. “In an anonymous collective, we are always more likely to overstep our boundaries.”

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↑ Goin' back to the Middle Ages. Carnival then could be life-threatening, rules were practically suspended, everybody had a knife anyway, mostly no street lighting, and a jolly good time for robbers and outlaw gangs.
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Ha-ha!

There are still quite violent feasts today (not necessarily carnival) where you get smeared with wine dregs or other unpleasant goo, or, for the assholes, where you can torture some hapless donkey.
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Seen that, actually
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And was it worth it?
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It was...ok.
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I'm guessing a muddled memory of coming upon an illegal still somewhere in Eastern Europe?
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The laws, they are changin'… :mrgreen:
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The laws, they are changin'… :mrgreen:
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The complete story is "Consume, excrete, die."
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Well, update on my piece of shit ex-brother in law who tried to murder my sister.

The good news is that he is going to prison.

The bad news is that he made a plea deal and is only looking at 2-15.

Guess I have two years to figure out a good way to dispose of his corpse when he gets out. And of course for the benefit of any law enforcement personnel who may be reading this in two years, I am only kidding.

Or am I? Maybe I will just torture him to death, turn myself in and take my lumps. Ha ha. That was another joke.