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by Yablo
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 174
Views: 39861

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

I was thinking about Leslie Nielsen and how I still make references to Police Squad!, The Naked Gun, and Airplane!, and that made me curious. I checked his IMDB. It looks like he was in 17 movies/television shows whose titles ended in punctuation: ⋅ Ransom! ⋅ Climax! ⋅ ...
by Yablo
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 339
Views: 114845

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Soupspoon wrote:Burt Reynolds

"Breaker, breaker for the Bandit."

This is actually pretty sad. I think I need to stop trying to start tabletop RPGs with my old gaming group. Last time I tried, Don Rickles died, and this time it's Burt.
by Yablo
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

rote
by Yablo
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

Zohar wrote:USA. If you receive a green card through marriage you can apply for citizenship three years after having received the greencard.

I understand the thought process behind a waiting period, but I would think a three-year wait might be a bit much.
by Yablo
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

die
by Yablo
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4629
Views: 723791

Re: The Darker Side of the News

This could almost go in the humorous news thread, except it's a little disturbing. Golfer pleads not guilty in brawl on links A Brockton carpenter accused of biting off another golfer’s fingertip during a beer-fueled brawl on the back nine of a public course bragged to police, “I could tell it hurt ...
by Yablo
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

bride
by Yablo
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4629
Views: 723791

Re: The Darker Side of the News

If they're going to have a gun-check like the coat-check, I hope they're going to provide a big box of sand and insist everyone aim into it while clearing their weapons before handing them in and upon taking them back ... ... and also that they have good precautions in place against some lunatic(s)...
by Yablo
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

strove
by Yablo
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

tapes
by Yablo
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

lamer
by Yablo
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)
Replies: 150
Views: 73664

Re: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)

Yeah. That place looks far to clean to be legit. It's interesting, too, how that place is supposedly based in Denver, and the very first Opera in this AP ended with a quick stop at the Denver green box. That, and the end of Session 4 of Fuel of the Gods featured a second green box in the Denver area...
by Yablo
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)
Replies: 150
Views: 73664

Re: Delta Green - All Part of the Job (Call of Cthulhu AP)

Update: The Roll20 group has been assembled! Actually, it's been cobbled together from the remnants of my Alaska and Kentucky tabletop groups. Still, the result is the same. Character creation and schedule arrangement will get rolling soon, and the first Roll20 session is set for two weeks from now,...
by Yablo
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

paste
by Yablo
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

sane
by Yablo
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

tarp
by Yablo
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

scam
by Yablo
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

clime
by Yablo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

fame
by Yablo
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Misquote-a-Wish!
Replies: 1029
Views: 268307

Re: Misquote-a-Wish!

marionic wrote:I wish dogs couldn't feel shame.

Granted. If you have a dog, you do not want to go home.

I wish my lawn would mow itself.
by Yablo
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

gyms
by Yablo
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Misquote-a-Wish!
Replies: 1029
Views: 268307

Re: Misquote-a-Wish!

marionic wrote:I wish for more forum games.

Granted. Refresh the page, and you'll see about ten more counting games have started up.

I wish frogs could walk.
by Yablo
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

jams
by Yablo
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

lawn
by Yablo
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Contribute very little to the conversation
Replies: 194
Views: 27753

Re: Contribute very little to the conversation

Sableagle wrote:This again?

That.
by Yablo
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 4141
Views: 256657

Re: One Letter Word Game

tile
by Yablo
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Contribute very little to the conversation
Replies: 194
Views: 27753

Re: Contribute very little to the conversation

cyanyoshi wrote:Haha

This.
by Yablo
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

I, uh... Like, okay: I tend to be extremely skeptical about this because it's super-easy to find dog-whistling where it doesn't exist (and, in fact, I can't help but imagine that right-wing fringe groups encourage this behavior, because it makes anyone who notices it come off as hyper-sensitive and...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

"We are 43°4'13" N, 79°1'57" W and travelling WNW, but I don't agree that we're heading for the top of Niagara Falls." - someone who thinks he's flying Or, closer to my point: "Untie from the dock and head toward that island on the horizon. We'll go a little way out, and th...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

It's a process. We are not there yet. But the motion is clearly in that direction. We may be moving that direction , but I don't agree that's the destination, whether intentional or unintentional. This part, however ... See italics above. And distinguish between defending fascist actions, and attac...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

News flash - the Nazis weren't the only ones who built concentration camps . Not exactly a news flash, and while that was definitely a bad thing, it was still nothing like what the Nazis were doing. During internment (also called incarceration), families worked, studied, and lived their lives in th...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

They're literally building concentration camps for Latinx immigrants, fuckwit. If you mean "concentration camp" in the literal sense - a place to concentrate and contain people - then, you're close. That sort of concentration camp is being built because the other sort (jail) causes proble...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

First, I'm no fascist, and your calling me one is ridiculous. Please don't. "I'm not a Nazi, but I think their Germany First stance is just what this country needs!" Whatever. You're both wrong, but at least gmalivuk's way of stating it makes a reasoned point and doesn't make him seem lik...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

I don't think anyone here is actually hoping RBG follows Scalia's lead, possibly excepting the likes of Yablo and other fascists, but there are other judges whose (timely) deaths would absolutely be a good thing for literally millions of people. Two points: ⋅ First, I'm no fascist, and yo...
by Yablo
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:06 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

The asshole doesn't have the integrity to wait until January. Well, he has been sitting on that bench for 30 years already ... but yeah. Stepping aside this close to the election places too much emphasis on the "importance" of partisan politics. I mean, both sides want a majority anyway, ...
by Yablo
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

The choices are not "detain babies in cages" and "let everyone in with no procedure or paperwork of any kind. No. The choices are "let everyone in without paperwork of any kind" or "detain those who have improper paperwork or none at all." If we don't want a compl...
by Yablo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

yes, a temporary, planned visit to a country where you have a defined length of stay and are heading home to the country you feel safe returning to at the end is completely comparable to living in a place where you actively fear for your life and do not have a ready and viable place to leave to, yo...
by Yablo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

Anyone taking children through the desert and/or any other dangerous situation with the intention of circumventing U.S. immigration law is not seeking asylum, and they do not have the children's best interests at heart. [citation needed] I suppose it's possible someone putting children through an u...
by Yablo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 890746

Re: Trump presidency

So yes, it's a massive and deliberate change of policy by the Trump administration that caused this crisis, and it was intentionally cruel. It was intentional, but it wasn't intentionally cruel. If we don't enforce the laws, they get exploited. The parents, guardians, or other adults exploiting U.S...
by Yablo
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1994: "Repairs"
Replies: 29
Views: 9832

Re: 1994: "Repairs"

How much do you make per hour at your regular job? A friend of mine just bought an electric broom style vacuum cleaner for $25. She says it works just as well as the expensive one it replaced.... That is often my experience. I win! I fixed it! It works again! And I saved ... um ... :( Of course it'...

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