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Forum: Lounge 2020-11-30, 17:57
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By The Carnivore
If you could, would you choose to be a teen again?

I watched the movies "Big", "17 again", and "13 going on 30" over the past few weeks and thought about this.

Suppose you're given the option of going back to your teen years while maintaining your...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-07, 18:27
Replies: 573
Views: 29,606
Posted By The Carnivore
Trump is making liberals cry again: ...

Trump is making liberals cry again:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2020/nov/07/cnn-van-jones-tears-joe-biden-us-election
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-07, 18:25
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By The Carnivore
Maybe Trump will pull a Grover Cleveland, run...

Maybe Trump will pull a Grover Cleveland, run again in 2024, and win:...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-04, 18:05
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By The Carnivore
FWIW, 90% of Americans use the Internet and 73%...

FWIW, 90% of Americans use the Internet and 73% of Americans have high speed broadband at home, so the American Internet population isn't that much different than the general American population:
...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-04, 07:16
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By The Carnivore
The results so far are 18 Biden - 4 Trump? Holy...

The results so far are 18 Biden - 4 Trump? Holy cow.

I was expecting Biden to be more popular than Trump on here by a 2-1 margin and not a 4-1 margin, but I guess there are more liberals on here...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-03, 05:18
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By The Carnivore
Election day poll

If your vote determined who would be the U.S. president in February 2021, who would you pick if you had to choose between Trump and Biden? There is a related discussion thread at:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-28, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By The Carnivore
I guess it depends on what school you go to. At...

I guess it depends on what school you go to. At my co-worker's high school, the air conditioner only worked in winter, the heater only worked in summer, and there were more ants than students in the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-28, 20:02
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By The Carnivore
Online learning or in person learning?

Most of us haven't been in a classroom in years. But if you were a student or teacher, which would you prefer, online learning or the in-person version?

For me, the main benefit of online learning...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-26, 02:58
Replies: 53
Views: 1,753
Posted By The Carnivore
Welcome! Some people count sheep if they...

Welcome!

Some people count sheep if they can't sleep. But sheep = lamb chops = hunger, not sleep. So in high school, I decided to count pi instead. When I couldn't sleep, I'd go 3,1,4,1,5,9, etc.,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 19:25
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
Giuliani "also agrees...to eat a bat with his...

Giuliani "also agrees...to eat a bat with his interviewer".

Finally something he and I can agree on!
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-19, 14:56
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
I totally agree! I'm reminded of that old...

I totally agree!

I'm reminded of that old joke that goes something like this: You're stuck in a room with a tiger, a lion, and a vegan. You have a gun with two bullets. What would you do?

Shoot...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 22:29
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
Native Americans have hunted and eaten passenger...

Native Americans have hunted and eaten passenger pigeon meat for thousands of years without adversely impacting the passenger pigeon population. So eating a species and protecting that species aren't...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 21:40
Replies: 4,152
Views: 267,039
Posted By The Carnivore
Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run?...

Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run? Find out and see!

https://www.si.com/longform/2017/home-run-quest-mlb/index.html
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 15:53
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
I'd also argue that humans developing a taste for...

I'd also argue that humans developing a taste for a certain species is more likely to increase the population of that species than to decrease it or to drive it down to zero. Excluding insects, some...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 15:15
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
Eating or using species to extinction is idiotic...

Eating or using species to extinction is idiotic because it deprives yourself and others of the taste of, the use of, and the domination of that animal. Deer hunters don't want to annihilate all deer...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 03:55
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
Sometimes, you get off relatively easy: ...

Sometimes, you get off relatively easy:
https://la.eater.com/2015/4/8/8368691/whale-sushi-the-hump-santa-monica-crimewire-illegal-endangered


Part of it is the curiosity, thrill, and allure of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-14, 17:04
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
I'm completely certain that the last two words of...

I'm completely certain that the last two words of the restaurant were "Top Foods", and that the initials of that place were "WTF". It's the first word that I'm not quite sure of, but I still think...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-13, 16:52
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,774
Posted By The Carnivore
A guy I met told me of a rather unusual...

A guy I met told me of a rather unusual restaurant he once visited. I don't quite remember the exact name, but it was either "Wilson's Top Foods", "Willy's Top Foods", or something very close to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-06, 19:02
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By The Carnivore
"This day in your history" thread

Like the title says, this is for posting any events in your life that were notable to you. Some examples include a vacation you took, an event you witnessed, a promotion you got, a skill you...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-06, 17:39
Replies: 55
Views: 2,786
Posted By The Carnivore
Fixed! "Hey, don't be afraid of getting...

Fixed!

"Hey, don't be afraid of getting shot. It's just a 0.22 round, not a 0.50BMG " - guy wearing full body armor
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-06, 17:21
Replies: 30
Views: 1,389
Posted By The Carnivore
It is strange that race issues involving law...

It is strange that race issues involving law enforcement are confined to cops targeting blacks. Why isn't "Brown Lives Matter" a common slogan? There's a long history of police violence against...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-05, 18:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,389
Posted By The Carnivore
Police in the US - or should it be "policing the US?!"

Questions for both sides of the political spectrum:

Democrats & Liberals - Why do you keep trying to turn this into a race issue when it's a police brutality issue? The slogan shouldn't be "Black...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-28, 20:34
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By The Carnivore
I don't know if this indicates anything, but the...

I don't know if this indicates anything, but the pixelated area doesn't appear to be visible from Kailash even though it's not too far away.

I do question the wisdom of obscuring aerial photos of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-28, 15:01
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By The Carnivore
Mystery spot on Google Maps?

While randomly browsing Google Maps, I came across an area in southwest China that has been pixelated out even though it appears to be in the middle of nowhere:
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-21, 18:02
Replies: 970
Views: 55,777
Posted By The Carnivore
Early 21st century: California burnin Early...

Early 21st century: California burnin

Early 20th century: "The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco" - supposedly said by Mark Twain
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