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#102 Feb 03 2015 at 10:07 AM Rating: Excellent
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I'd be more impressed if there was five feet of snow on the ground and Hannah hooked up the caribou harness to get to school. Staying home (and not even shoveling!) is for the weak.
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I'd be more impressed if there was five feet of snow on the ground and Hannah hooked up the caribou harness to get to school. Staying home (and not even shoveling!) is for the weak.

I see you've bought into that "work ethic" thing the ruling class peddles. Excellent, excellent. Back to your job to earn someone else 5 times your salary, hurry along now! It'll make you noble and stuff. :)
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Sounds like slacker talk from someone who can't hack the snow to me.
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#105 Feb 04 2015 at 7:16 AM Rating: Good
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Here's my snow gripe for the day....

The mountain-sized snowbanks on every street corner are blocking views.

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The mountain-sized snowbanks on every street corner are blocking views.

You clearly don't understand the protocol, when you can't see you very slowly pull out into the middle of the street and look both ways for 15 minutes before progressing when someone honks a horn at you.
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#107 Feb 04 2015 at 8:25 AM Rating: Good
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The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.
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The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.

Or just keep spraying hairspray until you melt the ozone.
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#109 Feb 04 2015 at 8:26 AM Rating: Good
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The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.

You're talking New England; Every solution has to include duct tape.
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Elinda wrote:
lolgaxe wrote:
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.

You're talking New England; Every solution has to include duct tape.
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray with duct tape on the trigger.
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Uglysasquatch wrote:
Elinda wrote:
lolgaxe wrote:
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.

You're talking New England; Every solution has to include duct tape.
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray with duct tape on the trigger.
It's not a real solution without WD40 AND duct tape.
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Elinda wrote:
lolgaxe wrote:
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.

You're talking New England; Every solution has to include duct tape.
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray with duct tape on the trigger.
It's not a real solution without WD40 AND duct tape.

This isn't Canada.
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#113 Feb 04 2015 at 5:14 PM Rating: Good
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Elinda wrote:
lolgaxe wrote:
The solution is a lighter and some hairspray.

You're talking New England; Every solution has to include duct tape.

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#115 Feb 05 2015 at 8:28 AM Rating: Good
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You're talking New England; Every solution has to include duct tape.
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Here's one more thing we might be talking about, if the forum wasn't dead. US Army deletes tweet after accusations of racism, only to provoke more anger. Political Correctness gone mad and all that.
#120 Feb 09 2015 at 5:24 AM Rating: Good
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If you want to talk about political correctness in overdrive, check out this silliness. For those too lazy to click the link, it's a show about the horrifying repercussions of someone slapping someone else's kid for being a brat.

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Here's one more thing we might be talking about, if the forum wasn't dead. US Army deletes tweet after accusations of racism, only to provoke more anger. Political Correctness gone mad and all that.

The tweet: Chinks in special ops digital and physical armor pose challenge.

In this context that could easily be mistook as meaning people of Chinese persuasion. It's poorly written a statement.

So the army changes it up. No big deal eh. A poorly worded sentence that could offend was removed. The article points out the outrage ensued, not because the poor word usage was called to the attention of the author, but when they actually retracted the statement. Smiley: lol

I'd say it's the politically incorrectness gone mad.

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I'd say it's the politically incorrectness gone mad.
I saw many of the outraged tweets(someone put together a pic of a bunch of them). Trust me, it was political correctness gone mad.

Edit: It could be both, I suppose. Though I suspect it's the "insane" definition of mad in the case of those outraged by the "offensiveness" of the statement while likely the "angry" definition of mad for people upset that they changed it.

Edited, Feb 9th 2015 6:25am by Poldaran
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I'd say it's the politically incorrectness gone mad.
I saw many of the outraged tweets(someone put together a pic of a bunch of them). Trust me, it was political correctness gone mad.



Did you make this post because the army used the word 'chink' or are you commenting because the usage offended someone?

edit: apparently Google isn't going to make the same mistake as the army.

Edited, Feb 9th 2015 2:26pm by Elinda
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Did you make this post because the army used the word 'chink' or are you commenting because the usage offended someone?
Smiley: dubious
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Did you make this post because the army used the word 'chink' or are you commenting because the usage offended someone?
Smiley: dubious

I'm guessing the latter.

'Anti-pc' outrate is just as pc as pc outrage. Smiley: lol

Who can be MOAR outraged?!?!
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"A Chink in the armor" is a well known phrase correctly used. This reminds me of the ********* that happened over the correct use of the word niggardly a while back.

Save your outrage for when it's needed, people. There's a lot out there worth getting torqued about. This ain't it.
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#128 Feb 09 2015 at 8:38 AM Rating: Good
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In this context that could easily be mistook as meaning people of Chinese persuasion. It's poorly written a statement.


Only if you were looking to be offended. In context it is not easily misunderstood.

I'd imagine the very first "outrage" posts were jokes. Then social media being what it is people looking for the next thing to offend them latched on without context.

Edited, Feb 9th 2015 9:39am by TirithRR
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Elinda wrote:
In this context that could easily be mistook as meaning people of Chinese persuasion.
The context being "trying to be offended."

Edited, Feb 9th 2015 9:41am by lolgaxe
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It's poorly written a statement.

Pot, meet kettle! Smiley: lol
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'Anti-pc' outrate is just as pc as pc outrage. Smiley: lol

Once again, I say: Smiley: dubious
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"A Chink in the armor" is a well known phrase correctly used.

Incorrectly used though...

In other news this morning, Alabama is having a rocky start to same-sex marriage as State Supreme Court Chief Justice Justice Roy Moore tells state judges to defy the federal order and threatens them, saying they could be impeached by the governor. Some counties are just shutting down their marriage offices and refusing to give licenses or perform ceremonies for anyone. SSM advocates in the state call it a victory that "more than half" of the counties are complying with the federal order.

Edited, Feb 9th 2015 9:42am by Jophiel
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Kanye, Kanye. Dude. Beyonce is a grown woman, fully capable of speaking for herself. She doesn't need you making a fool of yourself at every awards show on her behalf.

Beck was pretty gracious about it. What else could he do, really?

As for Alabama, things haven't changed all that much in the last forty years, I guess. Or ever, possibly.



Edited, Feb 9th 2015 8:22am by Samira
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The idea of Beck giving his Grammy to Beyonce makes me think of this.
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In other news this morning, Alabama is having a rocky start to same-sex marriage as State Supreme Court Chief Justice Justice Roy Moore tells state judges to defy the federal order and threatens them, saying they could be impeached by the governor.
I'm sure it's completely legal to threaten your subordinates to either agree with your views or face severe punishment.

Kayne is taking that whole "becoming a meme" thing a little too serious.

Edited, Feb 9th 2015 11:24am by lolgaxe
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In other news this morning, Alabama is having a rocky start to same-sex marriage as State Supreme Court Chief Justice Justice Roy Moore tells state judges to defy the federal order and threatens them, saying they could be impeached by the governor.
I'm sure it's completely legal to threaten your subordinates to either agree with your views or face severe punishment.



How's that working out for Rick Perry?
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How's that working out for Rick Perry?
Well, he's still being charged with felony abuse of power and coercion of a public servant. Probably won't affect him if he decides to run again in 2016, though.
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Won't make him lose any worse than he will otherwise?
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How's that working out for Rick Perry?
Well, he's still being charged with felony abuse of power and coercion of a public servant. Probably won't affect him if he decides to run again in 2016, though.


Nah, he'll be crowded out by all the Texas crazy, and the near-Texas and proto-Texas crazy.
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If you want to talk about political correctness in overdrive, check out this silliness. For those too lazy to click the link, it's a show about the horrifying repercussions of someone slapping someone else's kid for being a brat.

This is a stupid concept for a show. If someone slapped my kid and I was there, one of us would end up in the hospital. Times change, "slapping someone else's kid for being brat" is a phrase that doesn't require "for being a brat." It adds nothing in the modern context. It's like posting "raped a woman for dressing too ****".
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If someone slapped my kid and I was there, one of us would end up in the hospital.

I'm guessing the kid, as you tripped over them in your mad rush for vengeance.
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If you want to talk about political correctness in overdrive, check out this silliness. For those too lazy to click the link, it's a show about the horrifying repercussions of someone slapping someone else's kid for being a brat.

This is a stupid concept for a show. If someone slapped my kid and I was there, one of us would end up in the hospital. Times change, "slapping someone else's kid for being brat" is a phrase that doesn't require "for being a brat." It adds nothing in the modern context. It's like posting "raped a woman for dressing too ****".

However, slapping a woman for dressing like a BRATZ is still okay in twelve states.
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It's poorly written a statement.

Pot, meet kettle! Smiley: lol

Irrelevant. Though if one of my poorly written statements could be perceived as being derogatory and offensive to a race of people, I'd correct and move on.


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Might as well just break your hands and sew your mouth shut.
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Might as well just break your hands and sew your mouth shut.

That would eliminate hand-jobs and blow jobs.

Why would it offend you that someone would or did or is asked to change their phrasing to be more ethnically friendly?


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Why would it offend you
If you thought it offended me, why would you do it? Pretty hypocritical of you.
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My favorite part is all the people who don't know, or pretend not to know, who Beck is. If that were true... if you don't know his music... wouldn't it be better to listen to it before you shoot your mouth off?

I have nothing against Beyonce. I like her music. I do think she has a chance to be very, very classy right now, should she choose to do so.


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My favorite part is all the people who don't know, or pretend not to know, who Beck is. If that were true... if you don't know his music... wouldn't it be better to listen to it before you shoot your mouth off?
I got a kick out of a tweet I read to the effect of "Are people really saying that someone who plays 14 instruments should give his award to a woman who needs four people to write one song for her?"
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