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by freezeblade
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Extra ingredients, or help I have buttermilk.
Replies: 73
Views: 18700

Re: Extra ingredients, or help I have buttermilk.

Zohar wrote:Due to not checking the fridge we have a way too many carrots. What should I make with them? Carrot cake doesn't use up enough. Soup is probably a good option but we just made tomato soup.


Make soup then freeze it! That way you'll have soup pre-made for a lazy day where you don't want to cook.
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8073
Views: 646671

Re: You must not say duck

what, me, or the duck?
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6243
Views: 872793

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Posted about this in the "Darker side of the news" post, but it belongs here too, as it certainly qualifies as "Police Misbehavior." There is an arrest for the long-cold Golden State Killer case. The person arrested (after getting a 100% DNA match) was a cop at the times of some ...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30952
Views: 2079159

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I would totally be down for this, if I didn't have another game I signed up for! meta mafia v1 was hella fun!
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3747
Views: 479123

Re: The Darker Side of the News

I don't know if this deserves it's own thread, but I'll put it here for now:
There has been an arrest involving the (long cold) Golden State Killer case. (http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-m ... story.html)

After all these years!
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8073
Views: 646671

Re: You must not say duck

*duck high five*
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8073
Views: 646671

Re: You must not say duck

why?

because ducks are both amazing pets, garden animals (they eat snails!), and make for tasty cooking.

Yum.
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8073
Views: 646671

Re: You must not say duck

*duck quack*
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8073
Views: 646671

Re: You must not say duck

*ears perk up*
I hear my name.
who was it?

must have been a duck
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Regional Dialect and Idiolect Oddities (pronunciation)
Replies: 941
Views: 223027

Re: Regional Dialect and Idiolect Oddities (pronunciation)

flicky1991 wrote:
ThirdParty wrote:Oops. I guess that isn't a good example. How about "fillet" and "valet"?
I pronounce the "t" in "fillet", but not "valet".


So they don't rhyme in your accent? How interesting.
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6243
Views: 872793

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Only if you can afford to live there. It's either the world's shittiest awesome city, or the most awesome shitty city. spoilered for off topic Which is why most of us live in the East Bay instead (Oakland in my case) which, although still not affordable compared to other parts of the countr...
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6243
Views: 872793

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Go to San Francisco. If a naked person walks by absolutely no one will notice what you are wearing. Unfortunately it's no longer legal to be nude in public on the streets of SF (as of a few years ago), except on special "parade days" such as the Bay 2 Breakers foot race, or gay pride week...
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1982: "Evangelism"
Replies: 109
Views: 10258

Re: 1982: "Evangelism"

From an old family recipe: "Take sufficient flour ... add a small nob of butter...." [sincere-face emoticon] Ugh. I have some of these in the family recipe book too, like for biscuits or pancakes where it says something to the effect of "Add enough flour until the correct consistency...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1982: "Evangelism"
Replies: 109
Views: 10258

Re: 1982: "Evangelism"

pound cake in metric: 450g Flour 450g Sugar 450g butter (4 sticks) 450g Eggs (9 eggs) Comes out to almost exactly 4 pounds, likely even more accurately than if someone were to use approximate volume translations (which most Americans are like to do, lacking a food scale in their kitchen). Interestin...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1982: "Evangelism"
Replies: 109
Views: 10258

Re: 1982: "Evangelism"

If you ever want to make a pound cake, guess how much of each ingredient you need? If you guessed 1lb, you're correct. Again, you can adjust the recipe to an approximate round number of grams, but you'll get a different size end product (and will need metric chickens to get the right size eggs :P )...
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1980: "Turkish Delight"
Replies: 95
Views: 9271

Re: 1980: "Turkish Delight"

orthogon wrote:
HES wrote:
orthogon wrote:Quite so. What those things are, is tarts.

What about a treacle tart with a lattice lid?

Tart. A pie requires totality in the liddage department. Plus there's the alliteration.


So wait, lattice doesn't count? What about cherry/apple/berry pies with a lattice lid instead of a fully enclosed lid?
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 11895

Re: Thomas Fire

Chicago requires all homes to be a certain percent stone ever since the 1871 fire. Chicago also isn't built on fault lines. California homes are overwhelmingly stick frame construction, as (un-reinforced) masonry is actually against building code, and reinforcing masonry is expensive to the point w...
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Regional Dialect and Idiolect Oddities (pronunciation)
Replies: 941
Views: 223027

Re: Regional Dialect and Idiolect Oddities (pronunciation)

That line rhymes in my Dialect (coastal central California), and I pronounce ketchup very close to "catch-up" I was raised in Southern California, and pronounce "catch" like "match," but "ketchup" rhymes with "fetch" for me. This could be carried ov...
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Regional Dialect and Idiolect Oddities (pronunciation)
Replies: 941
Views: 223027

Re: Regional Dialect and Idiolect Oddities (pronunciation)

We've talked a lot about "caught," but what about "catch"? Do you pronounce it /kæt͡ʃ/ (rhyming with "match") or /kɛt͡ʃ/ (rhyming with "fetch")? For instance, the poem Jabberwocky rhymes "claws that catch" with "Bandersnatch," which wouldn...
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1980: "Turkish Delight"
Replies: 95
Views: 9271

Re: 1980: "Turkish Delight"

[...]Not the lemon one which, like most lemon-flavoured sweets, is rubbish. [...] I will fight you. Lemon flavored sweets and desserts are amazing. Lemon Cheesecake, Lemon Tart, Lemon buns (like cinnamon rolls but with lemon zest instead of cinnamon), Lemon poppyseed muffins, Lemon scones... It doe...
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7331
Views: 690002

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Alien Warfare alien warfare.jpg Humans are no longer alone in the Milky Way galaxy. Are these unwelcome visitors going for a hostile takeover or is there a chance at diplomatic peace? Now accepting any volunteers in all fields of expertise whether it be espionage, politics, or balloon animal art. W...
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17149
Views: 1433453

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

fleep floop
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1973: "Star Lore"
Replies: 33
Views: 4415

Re: 1973: "Star Lore"

Quick derail here [broken-train-tracks emoticon]: Are Gaffer , Duck and Duct tape all the same? [evil-grin emoticon] I do know that there is a type of tape used for hockey sticks but don't know what it is called. Maybe Hockey Stick Tape ? Duct and Duck tape are the same, although Duct Tape is a reg...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: A question about American politics
Replies: 3
Views: 940

Re: A question about American politics

I'll start by saying that I'm not a conservative, Just an American, living in a pretty solidly-blue area of the country. With that in mind, here's my take: Throughout my own course of public schooling, we learned absolutely nothing about the bombings in that area of the world, nor the US's history o...
by freezeblade
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3747
Views: 479123

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Well, they're not always that heavy handed. I mean, look at this one https://www.cbsnews.com/news/voter-fraud-case-tied-to-iowan-woman-voting-for-trump-twice/ Where the offender knew full well that she was breaking the law (claimed that she believed that her first vote would be changed to Hilary). A...
by freezeblade
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Miscellaneous language questions
Replies: 559
Views: 72617

Re: Miscellaneous language questions

Why the fuck wouldn't I just say "fucking"? Pretty much this. In polite company (pretty much meaning friends with small children in tow, happens very infrequently), I'll use "Frickin" sometimes, but I'm more likely to use something completely off beat like "holy snakes-in-b...
by freezeblade
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4336
Views: 764557

Re: Today I Made:

I would shred the brie rind and use it in a cheese mix for pizza toppings. Of course, I view pizza as a fridge cleaner for whatever bits of meat/veg/cheese I have around. Today I am making: Pizza! crust was made two days ago (sourdough), toppings will likely be roast chicken, bacon, onion, and jalap...
by freezeblade
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:39 pm UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Accidentally purifying the oceans
Replies: 10
Views: 1290

Re: Accidentally purifying the oceans

Ah true. So it's all down to freshwater algae. I imagine that ultimately fish that can survive in fresh/salt water (brackish) will adapt to fill in the resulting fresh water oceans first. Especially true with the freshwater algae spreading out to sea from river deltas first, providing oxygen to the...
by freezeblade
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 27621

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse

Great game everyone. I apologize profusely for being absent beginning on the 9th without notice, I meant to make a post asking to be replaced or be lynched for lurking, as I was going to be away on my honeymoon for two weeks, which I just arrived back yesterday from. This plan fell though when work ...
by freezeblade
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 5419
Views: 410072

Re: Trump presidency

Lets say the meeting actually happens. Trump and Kim sit down at a table, face to face. Can anyone genuinely see that going well? He seems to be a lot friendlier with people when he's actually face to face with them, but with Kim? I just can't see the meeting lasting more than five minutes. Minus t...
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Get Out
Replies: 9
Views: 3252

Re: Get Out

I enjoyed this movie greatly. I will say that it made me hyper-aware of the fact that I am part of an interracial marriage, a few mixed race couples I know said the same, especially if they saw it in the theater. I actually enjoyed the movie even more on a re-watch, although it made me more uncomfor...
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 140
Views: 17176

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Sour citrus might be doable as well, and can be very cold hearty. Here's a few more obscure citrus that may work for you: Meyer Lemon - more cold hearty than regular lemons, who need a more Mediterranean climate, is otherwise a great replacement, grown and used extensively in California. Yuzu - Japa...
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4097
Views: 454551

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

So wait, when did we start talking about catapults?
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8073
Views: 646671

Re: You must not say duck

with ducks?
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 5419
Views: 410072

Re: Trump presidency

emceng wrote:They're not just ignorant, but they're proudly, aggressively ignorant.


Wonderfully explains every conversation I've had with a Forever-Trumper.
by freezeblade
Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 140
Views: 17176

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Do you know if summer heat or a warm winter is more important for grapefruit? Also, I’ve been toying with the idea of growing some citrus. I’ve seen pictures of fruiting oranges, mandarins, and grapefruit in Charleston, SC (admittedly, done by a very skilled grower in a good microclimate) and they ...
by freezeblade
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 140
Views: 17176

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Re: Grapefruit I love grapefruit, but really only the yellow or lightly pink varieties, not the dark red ones you see on the market here (California), which don't taste...grapefruity...enough in my opinion. The climate out here isn't very good for grapefruit (not nearly hot enough), so I've been hun...
by freezeblade
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 27621

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - D2 - Awakening

Why is somitomi so high up on your reads list? Or Madge? Both have comparable amounts of content to EGW. somitomi is lurking so hard that you forgot to include him at all. Madge and somitomi I feel are at least trying to contribute, their lurking not quite as egregious as EGW. I do think I had both...
by freezeblade
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 27621

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - D2 - Awakening

Corrected: forgot to add my own vote

Unofficial votal D2:3
Lights Out (3) - Sabrar, wam, Freezeblade
Zenii (1) - Madge
Freezeblade (1) - Laserguy
Bessie (1) - Zenii
by freezeblade
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 27621

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - D2 - Awakening

Unofficial votal D2:3 (Day 2: possible lynchvote 3)
Lights Out (2) - Sabrar, wam
Zenii (1) - Madge
Freezeblade (1) - Laserguy
Bessie (1) - Zenii

10 Alive, 6 to lynch/call day

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