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Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:52 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
Mar-a-Lago = A "Go" Alarm or "Arm! (A Goal)" ...

Mar-a-Lago = A "Go" Alarm
or
"Arm! (A Goal)"

(I like anagrams...)
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
Ooooohh~ <Venom lip lick...>

Ooooohh~ <Venom lip lick...>
Forum: USA Politics Today, 09:39 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
I did, thanks for the clarification.

I did, thanks for the clarification.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
Seriously???

Seriously???
Forum: USA Politics Today, 07:02 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
"And in a stunning turn of events, the mole...

"And in a stunning turn of events, the mole turned out to be... John Barron."
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 12,035
Posted By alfaniner
China's exercises are apparently over, they made...

China's exercises are apparently over, they made their point again. Aside from the usual rumblings there and elsewhere, it seems we're back to status quo for the time being. At least, I don't feel...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 28,412
Posted By alfaniner
Didn't Biden just have a relapse of Covid? He was...

Didn't Biden just have a relapse of Covid? He was still coughing at his speech yesterday. Watching that signing ceremony today, with no one wearing masks and particularly, him putting his face very...
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
I'm surprised they actually had to break into the...

I'm surprised they actually had to break into the safe. (Well, Trump says they did...)

You just know he had a Post-It with the combination on it stuck to the front.
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 8,179
Posted By alfaniner
I found it delicious that CNN's Laura Coates...

I found it delicious that CNN's Laura Coates unironically said "This is YUGE!" last night.

Btw, thank you for making this a separate thread, and with an unambiguous title. It certainly warrants...
Forum: USA Politics 8th August 2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 92,367
Posted By alfaniner
The thing is, they could be going in for the...

The thing is, they could be going in for the classified documents warrant, but anything else they turn up in the meantime is fair game as long as the search remains within the warrant boundaries. If...
Forum: USA Politics 7th August 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 92,367
Posted By alfaniner
I watched the last half of the cringeworthy CPAC...

I watched the last half of the cringeworthy CPAC final speech last night. Big applause for "We need to abolish the Board of Education!" He also called to the stage the female swimmer who'd been...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 74,407
Posted By alfaniner
At least before the turn of the millennium, one...

At least before the turn of the millennium, one could figure out which position the year was in, in a six-digit format. Once we got to 2001 and beyond, trying to figure out something like 050308...
Forum: USA Politics 6th August 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
Well, if we add more Parishes to the mix, we...

Well, if we add more Parishes to the mix, we could chant "UP-A USA!"
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,030
Posted By alfaniner
With him buried there, there'd only be room for...

With him buried there, there'd only be room for about 8 more.

(Yes, that's a nasty "fat" joke.)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 12,035
Posted By alfaniner
It's all to get that BREAKING NEWS chyron.

It's all to get that BREAKING NEWS chyron.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 12,035
Posted By alfaniner
The Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. is on CNN...

The Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. is on CNN right now with John King, and man, is he pissed! (angry) He said something about being concerned about some sort of "miscalculation".

China suddenly...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 12,035
Posted By alfaniner
I saw this topic trending on Twitter so I...

I saw this topic trending on Twitter so I thought, why not bump it?

Speaker Pelosi is in Taiwan, just landed. It's 11pm there now. They won't be getting down to business until tomorrow but there...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
"Talking poi" describes Trump very well....

"Talking poi" describes Trump very well. ;)
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 28,412
Posted By alfaniner
I am quite amused at the "Dark Brandon" memes...

I am quite amused at the "Dark Brandon" memes that have taken over Twitter.
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 28,412
Posted By alfaniner
"Why did Biden pick now for this particular...

"Why did Biden pick now for this particular attack??? To distract from the terrible economy????"

(eta - ninja'd on my own snarky prediction...)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st August 2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,007
Posted By alfaniner
He's one of those guys that's been off the...

He's one of those guys that's been off the media's radar for some time (at least, my media's). If I thought about it I'd think he was killed some time ago. But the way Wolf Blitzer is bloviating...
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
Just curious -- is the menu from the White House...

Just curious -- is the menu from the White House kitchen kept as part of the National Archive? I'd be interested to know what Trump was eating all day in that dining room Jan. 6.

If he was...
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
He'll probably get House Arrest. At Mar-a-Lago.

He'll probably get House Arrest. At Mar-a-Lago.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 26th July 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,064
Posted By alfaniner
I sometimes say that I live "one Snickers away"...

I sometimes say that I live "one Snickers away" from the convenience store on the corner, because it takes about that long for whoever to finish eating their candy bar and throw the wrapper on my...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 92,367
Posted By alfaniner
To paraphrase James Carville, "It's the 'stupid',...

To paraphrase James Carville, "It's the 'stupid', stupid!"
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th July 2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,084
Posted By alfaniner
In Russia, robot breaks you! It will...

In Russia, robot breaks you!



It will come to be known as the Droid's Gambit.
Forum: USA Politics 24th July 2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
It's also interesting, the phrasing in both ads....

It's also interesting, the phrasing in both ads. In normal English the adjective "white" should be at the beginning, or after a comma at the end. Of course, the placement is intentional to read "SHOW...
Forum: USA Politics 21st July 2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
After the end, the Twitter win is now the Hawley...

After the end, the Twitter win is now the Hawley Haul-ass. The room actually laughed at that.
Forum: USA Politics 21st July 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
I found it really funny that a Twitter trend was...

I found it really funny that a Twitter trend was about the Clark Kent-looking guy in the audience. I have to admit, that was my first thought as well. I have to wonder how these people are chosen.
Forum: USA Politics 21st July 2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
Tonight's hearing starts in about 20 minutes. I...

Tonight's hearing starts in about 20 minutes. I think it's going to be big.
Forum: USA Politics 20th July 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 92,367
Posted By alfaniner
I'm not sure you want to cross that road, because...

I'm not sure you want to cross that road, because then I'd have to ask "Why?"
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th July 2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,064
Posted By alfaniner
If we're getting to actual human-magnitude...

If we're getting to actual human-magnitude distance/times, we could go with the light-foot. And we could call them "Gordon"s.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th July 2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,914
Posted By alfaniner
You know, this is going way back in Forum lore,...

You know, this is going way back in Forum lore, but I bet Claus Larsen would have something to say about now.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th July 2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,064
Posted By alfaniner
I don't know about light years, but I've seen...

I don't know about light years, but I've seen commercials for certain products talking about light days and heavy days...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th July 2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,914
Posted By alfaniner
I saw "Parkland" in the news and had to stop and...

I saw "Parkland" in the news and had to stop and actually look it up because my first thought was "Which one is that, again?" There have been so many now it's hard to separate them in my mind.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th July 2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 8,064
Posted By alfaniner
It's either "light-year" or "lightyear" (or...

It's either "light-year" or "lightyear" (or "Lightyear" if you're talking about Buzz, which I'm surprised no one has mentioned yet.) Not "light year".
Forum: USA Politics 15th July 2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,030
Posted By alfaniner
"She fell down the stairs." Right... and...

"She fell down the stairs."

Right... and Jake fell off his horse. (Silverado).
Forum: USA Politics 14th July 2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 92,367
Posted By alfaniner
In... two weeks.

In... two weeks.
Forum: USA Politics 14th July 2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,030
Posted By alfaniner
God: "Argh! Missed! Wrong one! Me damn...

God: "Argh! Missed! Wrong one! Me damn it!!"
Forum: USA Politics 12th July 2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
Has Trump called the guy "Patsy Baloney" yet? ...

Has Trump called the guy "Patsy Baloney" yet?

(And here, while I came up with that all by myself, I found out it's already a term.)
Forum: USA Politics 10th July 2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 92,367
Posted By alfaniner
I almost read that as "at the edge of a prepuce"....

I almost read that as "at the edge of a prepuce". Well, I guess that's true too, if we're so close to getting screwed.
Forum: USA Politics 9th July 2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,934
Posted By alfaniner
Democrats lie, but they feel guilty about it. ...

Democrats lie, but they feel guilty about it. Republicans lie more, and don't.



I can think of at least twenty silly names Trump came up with for his opponents. Sleepy Joe, Crooked Hillary,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th July 2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,914
Posted By alfaniner
Once you see it, you can't unsee it. But my...

Once you see it, you can't unsee it.

But my first impression was "Emo Philips".
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 32,950
Posted By alfaniner
And largely Southern-sounding.

And largely Southern-sounding.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 6th July 2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 175,892
Posted By alfaniner
Finished Ready Player Two. Now, I liked...

Finished Ready Player Two.

Now, I liked Ready Player One. A lot. (The movie, not so much). I thought it was an interesting if improbable plotline, compelling, and lots of nostalgia.

This one...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th July 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By alfaniner
I can see that line as being the most misread and...

I can see that line as being the most misread and misprinted spelling ever.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th July 2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By alfaniner
I hope they name them Larry, Moe, and Curly. ...

I hope they name them Larry, Moe, and Curly.


(Sorry, shemp!)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th July 2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,914
Posted By alfaniner
They did say that more charges were imminent. But...

They did say that more charges were imminent. But I don't know how you can get more than the mandatory Life In Prison unless they had that other option.
Forum: Trials and Errors 5th July 2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,252
Views: 116,638
Posted By alfaniner
Not sure why it popped up already, but Chauvin's...

Not sure why it popped up already, but Chauvin's Federal sentencing is this Thursday at 2pm CST (or CDT, whichever it is now.)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th July 2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,914
Posted By alfaniner
I'm expecting the TrumperTuckers to claim he was...

I'm expecting the TrumperTuckers to claim he was insane because he was a transvestite. (He used a female clothing disguise and wig to escape the rooftop and blend in with the running crowd.)
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