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random thoughts about stuff other than da Bears

Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:12 pm

If you drop a slinky down the steps of an up escalator, would the slinky reach the bottom or the top first?
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Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:51 pm

What if C A T actually spelled DOG
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:21 am

why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:33 am

Why is it called the can when a toilet is actually a bowl?
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:25 pm

Is it "pop" or "soda"?
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:59 pm

wab wrote:Is it "pop" or "soda"?
It's pop.
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:24 pm

If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:58 pm

wab wrote:Is it "pop" or "soda"?
UrlachersOranjKleats wrote:It's pop.
It was pop when I was 6. Of course, I also said doodie, weiner and pee-pee. Now I'm a grown man that doesn't talk like Beaver Cleaver. Soda.
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:11 pm

In the battle of pop v. soda, where's the love for cola?
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:22 pm

I actually call it whatever it is...ie, coke, pepsi, sprite. But otherwise it's soda.
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:33 pm

wab wrote:I actually call it whatever it is...ie, coke, pepsi, sprite. But otherwise it's soda.
I'll second that

I remember being in middle school and everyone calling all sodas "Coke"

so I was always pissed when asked "wanna coke?" and then get some generic Safeway product
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Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:55 pm

imprint3454 wrote:In the battle of pop v. soda, where's the love for cola?
On the short bus where it belongs. Soda and/or pop is a pretty non-specific name that can cover pretty much any fizzy beverage. Cola is a flavor. Like coke, it's an over generalization. For the most part, I'm with WAB. When I want a pepsi. I say I want a f*&king pepsi. Just one pepsi. (Why won't you give it to me?)
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Wed May 12, 2010 3:22 pm

Doesn't a lightning rod on top of church show a lack of faith?
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Wed May 12, 2010 3:23 pm

Why do people say "heads up" when you should duck?
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Wed May 12, 2010 4:07 pm

Boris13c wrote:Why do people say "heads up" when you should duck?
I always thought that was because it's funny and we're sadistic f*&ks.
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Wed May 12, 2010 10:45 pm

At a movie theater which arm rest is yours?

If girls with large breasts work at Hooters, then do girls with one leg work at IHOP?

If pro and con are opposites, wouldn't the opposite of progress be congress?
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Wed May 12, 2010 10:51 pm

If a transvesite goes missing, would youu put their face on a carton of Half and Half?

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If you get cheated by the Better Business Bureau, who do you complain to?
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3 for today :

Why does mineral water that has trickled through mountains for centuries have a use by date?

If the professor on Gilligan's Island could make a radio out of a coconut, why couldn't he fix a hole in a boat?

Why is a person who handles money called a broker?
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Thu Mar 15, 2012 7:49 am

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Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:19 am

seems anyone can be deemed a "celebrity" these days ... used to be, one had to work to gain that status ... now? anyone, and I mean ANYONE, can be thrown into the spotlight and pushed upon us as celebrities we should watch

uh ... no

I'll offer up the Jersey Shore nitwits as a prime example of this phenomenon ... watched that show once just to see what all the hub bub was about ... geeze ... what a pile of shit ... complete with a cast of characters you just want to punch in the face

Chaz Bono is another example ... his/her/its claim to fame was to be born to celebrity parents ... so that makes him/her/it a celebrity by default? why? for choosing to turn herself from a generic plain Jane girl to a goofy looking fat fuck guy? yeah yeah, I know ... people have gender issues, and so on ... but I don't see how this fat stupid smug being is a poster person to gain sympathy for that cause

when you look back on old time movie stars and celebrities, like Errol Flynn, Jane Mansfield, Henry Fonda, Sophia Loren ... or a modern era legitimate star in say George Clooney ... people who have/had talent and something to offer much more than simply a willingness to be a dumbass with cameras rolling

the term "celebrity" has been cheapened and diluted to the point of being obsolete due to the ever more polluted talent pool from which they are derived

sign of the times I guess ... and kind of sad

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Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:36 am

Boris13c wrote:... but I don't see how this fat stupid smug being is a poster person to gain sympathy for that cause...
I honestly don't know much about Chaz Bono beyond his transgender identity. Is he an asshole? I don't watch the show. Still, this isn't an issue that has a lot of well known examples. Alexis Arquette is the only other I can think of and she went the scary drag-queen route. Chaz is a lot less threatening. As for being famous because of his parents... that might be a plus here. People remember seeing him grow up. Given, he was a she at the time, but it's still a little harder to hate someone when you can picture them as a sweet little girl singing with Mommy. Using your family name for fame is sh*tty. Using it to change the world I can live with.
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Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:49 am

gaba wrote:Using your family name for fame is sh*tty. Using it to change the world I can live with.
and I can see that aspect

what I don't see is this particular person doing that ... I see them doing their best to be an attention whore, but not in furthering any cause ... or maybe the attention whore quest is what passes as his/her best effort to further a cause? which is kind of weak ... and some transgendered groups claim Bono is doing disservice rather than helping

perhaps Bono's spat with FOX might bring more attention to things ... there was a FOX News report regarding transgendered people where the FOX doctor called Bono psychotic and delusional ... haven't heard much of a follow up on that ... and the latest Bono news was a story back in January where it was declared he/she is saving to buy a penis ... so apparently all the other surgeries and hormone treatments were only for part of the job
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Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:12 pm

It all sounds just a little insane, but that's kind of the point here. Normalizing or whatever you call it. The more we see him, the more we get used to the fact that there are women out there that want to be men (and vice versa, obviously) and the less weird it seems. Seriously... there will come a day when you look back on this, sitting at a bar drinking a beer with your buddies Samanthor and Jessicalvin, and wonder why it bothered you so much.

... and of course he wants a penis. Anyone that calls himself HE, wants a penis. He can dress as a man, behave as a man, call himself a man's name and BE, for all outward appearances, a man 24 hours of every day but without a penis he is not a man. That we think that is crazy, is part of the problem.
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Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:25 pm

gaba wrote:... and of course he wants a penis. Anyone that calls himself HE, wants a penis. He can dress as a man, behave as a man, call himself a man's name and BE, for all outward appearances, a man 24 hours of every day but without a penis he is not a man. That we think that is crazy, is part of the problem.
I don't think that is crazy

what is crazy is all the surgeries and announcements and pronouncements about the new him ... and he wasn't a finished product ... and I'm guessing that is why many transgendered groups don't look kindly upon Bono's trials and tribulations ... lots of hoopla, lots of me me me stuff, and not a lot in the way of helping any understanding

not all transgendered people are grandstanding attention whores ... and many of them actually apply themselves in useful ways to further education of the matter

Chazza-dazza ding dong just comes across as nuts
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Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:55 pm

Just considering the culture we live in, who is going to bring more recognition to your cause... an intelligent, well spoken individual hoping to change the world, or a self-promoting attention whore looking to make a buck?

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Fri Mar 23, 2012 2:11 am

I dont know much about Chaz Bono other than being on Dancing with the Stars, which I dont watch anyway. If he's just got a horrible personality as far as being rude/conceited, whatever, i can see Boris's problem. If its just all about the transgender thing... who gives a shit? Society places a lot of emphasis on gender and what category to lump you into based on it. If you're going to get all caught up in someone not conforming to society's standards, in this regard, well it just seems like a waste of time.
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Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:12 am

my issue is the very high asshole factor with the Chazza-dazza ding dong, not the transgender issues which he SHOULD be playing a larger role in helping with understanding due to the celebrity status but who instead is pissing off transgender groups

Bono's appearance on Dancing with the Stars has brought the community more in the public eye and more together as they defend Bono's against the bile being thrown his way just because of his transgendered status ... so in this case his celebrity status is kind of helping, but more by accident than intent
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Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:33 am

a Darwin Award winner in waiting

since the weather has turned nicer, idiot man is back jogging in traffic ... this douche wears dark clothing in the dark, no reflective gear, and will jog off the sidewalk into traffic for no apparent reason ... and where is his favorite jogging path? well right along the main access road to the Metro station

someone someday is going to run this idiot over ... and he'll deserve it ... but the vehicle driver is who will end up in trouble, which won't be fair
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Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:13 am

What's the world coming to when neighborhood watch people are carrying guns and following people?

Neighborhood WATCH actually following people!

When we did a watch we may have walked the neighborhood but we didn't confront passers thru. We kept an eye on them and made sure they made their way thru. Or we sat on the porch keeping any eye on things. BUT carrying guns!!!!

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