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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th October 2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 15,406
Posted By angrysoba
So…. After months of trying to back out of the...

So…. After months of trying to back out of the Twitter deal, Elon Musk has abruptly said that he will buy Twitter (bots be damned, I guess).

I wonder if this is because his “peace proposal” for...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th October 2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By angrysoba
You see! Somewhere in Florida there is a guy...

You see! Somewhere in Florida there is a guy ranting about how "This never happened on my watch! Putin wouldn't have dared! Rocket Man wrote me love letters - Darling Sir! - he called me 'Sir' - he...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th October 2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By angrysoba
North Korea loves firing missiles over Japan or...

North Korea loves firing missiles over Japan or into the Sea of Japan (ooops! Sorry, I meant to call it the East Sea).

Usually it means that people aren't paying them enough attention, but of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st October 2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
:thumbsup::D You got it!

:thumbsup::D

You got it!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th September 2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
I think you took a stab at it by saying that they...

I think you took a stab at it by saying that they had to pay for this teacher's security, which honestly is a terrible example of "quantifiable harm" from a principled perspective.

Also, I am...
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,415
Posted By angrysoba
Form an orderly queue gents.

Form an orderly queue gents.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th September 2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Okay, great. You and Darat are down as 2, I...

Okay, great. You and Darat are down as 2, I think.

That’s where I am and I think it is useful to have some clarity.

The issue then is the fake boobs which look silly and not the fact that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 28th September 2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,339
Posted By angrysoba
You have to love how Childlike Empress puts...

You have to love how Childlike Empress puts invaded in scare quotes as if there is any plausible way of denying that Russia has invaded.

JFC!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th September 2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Wait, what? In this analogy are the Sea Shepherd...

Wait, what? In this analogy are the Sea Shepherd people trans teachers who have sincere huge boobs or are they just pretending to be trans because they like triggering the trads?

Your use of this...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th September 2022, 06:51 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Sorry, maybe I am slow to understand this. I...

Sorry, maybe I am slow to understand this. I didn't realize that the numerous "I wonder if anyone has brought up the health and safety angle" were not actually concerned with the health and safety...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th September 2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
It's almost as if... wait for it... they have a...

It's almost as if... wait for it... they have a set of balls to match that set of boobs.

Yes, I said that on the other thread, so thanks for setting me up for it on this one too! :D
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,377
Posted By angrysoba
Presumably the teacher has a set of balls to...

Presumably the teacher has a set of balls to match the size of the boobs.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th September 2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Yes, a crime and repugnant behaviour. But I was...

Yes, a crime and repugnant behaviour. But I was interested that you are putting the cost of the teacher's security in the "quantifiable harm" category.





It is disgusting to threaten JK...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
I have no problem with a school paying to protect...

I have no problem with a school paying to protect a member of staff. If the teacher is being threatened, the blame should go on the person making the threats, not the teacher.

We cannot have a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
I think I mentioned this before, but this is...

I think I mentioned this before, but this is almost like a deliberate attempt to make this particular issue intractable.

I think we can both agree that there is something not right about the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Well, the difference could be in what I mentioned...

Well, the difference could be in what I mentioned earlier with Pastafarians and Jedi Knights (and I was also thinking about Sikhs before they were brought up in this thread):

In 1, we accept that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Sure, but I think that reasonable distinctions...

Sure, but I think that reasonable distinctions can be made.

Generally, most enlightened nations try to avoid allowing discrimination on religious grounds. It is, however, a fraught area. Can...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
This is what I said earlier... "I think I...

This is what I said earlier...

"I think I participated [in that thread] a couple of times with suggestions that maybe we should find some kind of accommodation while recognizing the obvious sex...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
You mean they are not identifying as a woman, but...

You mean they are not identifying as a woman, but as a woman with enormous comedy breasts?

I would say, in the former case, no problem, identify as a woman, but lose the emormous comedy breasts.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
This was my experience. I think I...

This was my experience.

I think I participated a couple of times with suggestions that maybe we should find some kind of accommodation while recognizing the obvious sex differences between men and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
I think it is probably a hoax or a piss-take in...

I think it is probably a hoax or a piss-take in the same manner as Pastafarians or Jedi Knights.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
I think (and guessing from my own experience)...

I think (and guessing from my own experience) partly because that thread is a monster and people don’t want to touch it with a barge pole.

This story is at least funny.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Do we know this isn’t a hoax? Or some kind of...

Do we know this isn’t a hoax? Or some kind of piss-take? The OP says his grandson goes to the school. Has this teacher been well-known for this or any other strange behaviour in the past?
Forum: Trials and Errors 24th September 2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
So Opening Arguments have an episode where they...

So Opening Arguments have an episode where they respond to Adnan Syed's release.

They start talking about it around 8 minutes in after talking about De Santis's stuff.

They take the line that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd September 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 78,111
Posted By angrysoba
Whoah! several flights? Next up,...

Whoah! several flights?

Next up, "accidentally, tragically, brutally and repeatedly hurled himself in front of several buses".
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th September 2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
Edinburgh.

Edinburgh.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th September 2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By angrysoba
Very brave women fighting the despicable regime.

Very brave women fighting the despicable regime.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th September 2022, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
That she is not actually dead but returned to the...

That she is not actually dead but returned to the Lizard Planet or something?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th September 2022, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
Queen Elizabeth II wasn't the first one? ...

Queen Elizabeth II wasn't the first one?

Anyway, I realize now that I misread what Joe Morgue said. Not sure why he decided to suddenly rule out monarchs when females were introduced given he was...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,738
Posted By angrysoba
I know we hear a lot about n-dinensional chess...

I know we hear a lot about n-dinensional chess and Trump, I hope the DOJ or FBI are doing this with him. Let Trump have all the requests he wants so that there is nothing left to appeal to later. You...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,415
Posted By angrysoba
She's not a senator.

She's not a senator.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,415
Posted By angrysoba
Could we not use misogynistic language and how...

Could we not use misogynistic language and how much people want to slap, punch, stab or shoot her? That’s just bad.

Of course she is terrible, but that kind of stuff looks unhinged.
Forum: Trials and Errors 19th September 2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Wow! Quite a surprise. So... Link...

Wow! Quite a surprise.

So...



Link (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/19/adnan-syed-judge-orders-release-serial-conviction-vacated)

It will be interesting to see whether or not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
4: The Queen, Thatcher, May, Truss.

4: The Queen, Thatcher, May, Truss.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
Even though the exact same thing happened to...

Even though the exact same thing happened to Philip, she just wouldn't take no for an answer.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
Of course. I suppose it is down to the...

Of course. I suppose it is down to the Availability Heuristic.

A good example, people used to talk about how The Great Escape was always on at Christmas time.

Yet...
Forum: USA Politics 16th September 2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,383
Posted By angrysoba
Yeah, Sarah Palin was the moment that the...

Yeah, Sarah Palin was the moment that the Republican Party accidentally realized they could weaponize ignorance as though it were a virtue. Until then, they at least tried to pretend to be smart or...
Forum: USA Politics 16th September 2022, 01:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,383
Posted By angrysoba
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,415
Posted By angrysoba
Here she is just kicking an gun-control activist...

Here she is just kicking an gun-control activist who was walking in front of her.

Link (https://twitter.com/rickyx2001/status/1570538366650945538)
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
One of the unusual things here is it seems that...

One of the unusual things here is it seems that DNA was restested a few months ago with the expectation that this might exonerate Adnan. But it came up inconclusive.
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 10:15 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Well, for what it is worth, the full motion is...

Well, for what it is worth, the full motion is here...
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Apparently one of the new suspects is someone who...

Apparently one of the new suspects is someone who failed a polygraph. Though apparently he passed it the second time they gave him one.

I mean, honestly, a polygraph?
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Logically there must be. It is not on Adnan Syed...

Logically there must be. It is not on Adnan Syed to track down the alternative killer, of course, but there must be one given that she was murdered.

It looks as though the prosecutors themselves...
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Hmmm…. I could be wrong. There are two names that...

Hmmm…. I could be wrong. There are two names that seem to be coming up in Twitter comments on this. Some people are asking if it is Jay, and others think no, it is likely Alonzo Sellars and Don. I...
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
I listened to it and I remember that almost all...

I listened to it and I remember that almost all of the supposed flaws in the case turned out to be pretty unremarkable in the end.

One of the big things that came up though was Adnan’s friend Jay...
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Link...

Link (https://edition.cnn.com/2022/09/14/us/adnan-syed-prosecutor-new-trial/index.html)

Is this pointing where I think it is pointing?
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th September 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,694
Posted By angrysoba
Interesting... The case will be...

Interesting...



The case will be retried?

To be honest, I cannot really see many options beyond Adnan Syed's guilt unless it is his friend Jay who was guilty. The other possibilities stretch...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
Well, maybe start a new party - the Republican...

Well, maybe start a new party - the Republican Party.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
But that money actually goes to workers, right?

But that money actually goes to workers, right?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 21,414
Posted By angrysoba
But why begrudge workers a small one-off...

But why begrudge workers a small one-off windfall? I would imagine most companies can afford paying their workers an extra day.
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