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by Mighty Jalapeno
Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7802779

Re: Inspirations

A couple weeks ago while house-hunting, we found the most adorable little hidden neighborhood in the hills right between Downtown and Big Box Store Land. The house that was for sale wasn't great, but we loved a lot of the other houses we drove past. This morning one of the houses we loved went up fo...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Us supreme court requires same sex marriage [split]
Replies: 96
Views: 19350

Re: Same-sex marriage now legal in 24 states

Twitter Bingo! Five of my American friends have now repeatedly stated "LOOK, I'M TOTES FOR GAY MARRIAGE, I'M NOT A BIGOT OR ANYTHING, BUT I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE EVERYONE IS TRAMPLING ALL OVER THE CONSTITUTION!!!! YOU CAN'T CHANGE THE CONSTITUTION!!!" When asked to defend their point, a few ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Us supreme court requires same sex marriage [split]
Replies: 96
Views: 19350

Re: Same-sex marriage now legal in 24 states

Twitter Bingo! Five of my American friends have now repeatedly stated "LOOK, I'M TOTES FOR GAY MARRIAGE, I'M NOT A BIGOT OR ANYTHING, BUT I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE EVERYONE IS TRAMPLING ALL OVER THE CONSTITUTION!!!! YOU CAN'T CHANGE THE CONSTITUTION!!!" When asked to defend their point, a few o...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 26, 2015 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Us supreme court requires same sex marriage [split]
Replies: 96
Views: 19350

Re: Same-sex marriage now legal in 24 states

Scalia: Screw you guys, I'm going home.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: MJ's Fat-assery
Replies: 346
Views: 172593

Re: MJ's Fat-assery

I JUST THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUNNY!!!

*sobs and runs away*
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A "Lukewarmer's" thoughts on climate change
Replies: 131
Views: 24406

Re: A "Lukewarmer's" thoughts on climate change

Again... who is going to attack Japan and/or Europe, and all of their other associated allies and treaty-bearing countries, specifically to "take their stuff", because America is spending more money on sustainable energy technology (keeping in mind that America will STILL be spending far, ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A "Lukewarmer's" thoughts on climate change
Replies: 131
Views: 24406

Re: A "Lukewarmer's" thoughts on climate change

"The Americans have reduced their ridiculous military spending from $7,000,000,000,000 to $6,000,000,000,000! QUICK! INVADE THEM AND TAKE THEIR STUFF! IT'S SUDDENLY BECOME COST EFFECTIVE TO START A GLOBAL THERMONUCLEAR CONFLICT!" ... Did I miss a memo? Is that the sort of world we live in ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A "Lukewarmer's" thoughts on climate change
Replies: 131
Views: 24406

Re: A "Lukewarmer's" thoughts on climate change

leady wrote:I get you, but that $7trillion is misleading and in practice is largely not re-deployable. That not to say that war waste is a good idea, just that focusing on military spending as the magic funding road to Utopia is an Interstate to failsville...

... because?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cars discussion, split from 'other news'
Replies: 448
Views: 41644

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

eSOANEM wrote:obeying traffic rules seems like an unusual form of work-to-rule though.

You have clearly never ridden a bus. Red lights, speed limits, the physics of centripetal force when applied to sharp turns... all of these things are merely SUGGESTIONS to bus drivers.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: MJ's Fat-assery
Replies: 346
Views: 172593

Re: MJ's Fat-assery

Glad everyone enjoyed that? Anyhoo... long story short, it's out of the world of fake fights and into the world of the 2016 Tiger Balm Internationals. Starting putting together a plan with my coach and the rest of the fight camp. Right now all seven of them are in five-week high-gear go-nuts mode fo...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1479392

Re: Today I Learned

I was there last week. It didn't seem that bad.

In unrelated news, everyone there has blue skin...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6331
Views: 922899

Re: Police misbehavior thread

addams wrote:Hey! Books and marijuana!
It's a natural combination.

I'm pretty sure those two things sell well.

"Dude.... I am so totally into this book..." *looks at cover* "50 Shades Of Grey?"

Marijuana and Books: Not Even Once.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

And cropped. Hard.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Just the dozens and dozens of different political polls that come out every few days, show wildly different numbers, and are generally skewed by horribly-phrased questions ("Are you against a: The Affordable Care Act or b: America? Pick one.") Also somewhat confused, offended and upset by ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Since census polls and political polls are about as similar as thesis papers and YouTube comments, I really don't see how they even belong in the same sentence.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is the avatar above you saying?
Replies: 264
Views: 20088

Re: What is the avatar above you saying?

"Most women are. Hey-oh!"
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1068
Views: 188397

Re: Controversial opinions about food

Nah, it's offal.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1068
Views: 188397

Re: Controversial opinions about food

Quercus wrote:Controversial opinion: peanut butter should only contain peanuts, and possibly a little bit of oil and/or salt. Sugar does not belong in peanut butter. Ever.

No no no, this place is for controversial statements, not empirically true facts. Stop that.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792592

Re: Today I Made:

My kids made me make them bacon wrapped whole chicken florentine. It was pretty great.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6331
Views: 922899

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Thank goodness no-one else had made that point...

EDIT: Or, you know, delete your post. That works, too.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6331
Views: 922899

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Soon, we may have to ask for you to rise with us against the small, but very vocal group of people in our city who resist everything we all strive to attain — freedom, safety and the ability to live our lives happily and without fear. Are you fucking kidding me... The self-victimization of the majo...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

duckshirt wrote:Third, even though 4% is likely too ambitious, I am certain that has happened many times since FDR.

It has! In a staggering coincidence, those growth peaks correspond with major international war expenditures...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

"I think your 4% growth target goes too far!"
"I think your 4% growth target doesn't go too far enough!"
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

If China can do it, America can do it. We just need to copy those Eastern paragons of free-market liberty.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

It always just reminds me of an old Air Farce sketch making fun of a lot of 'statistical sciencey numbers' used on television. The commercial constantly comes back around to saying "Still not convinced?" and then trots out something completely ridiculous, and my favorite one was. "Sti...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Thu Jun 18, 2015 4:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966472

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Djehutynakht wrote:Most of the regular staff had been sent home because of the shutdown, and when Clinton and advisors sent out for pizza during their strategizing meeting, it was the young Monica Lewinsky who delivered them the food..

No, that was the Martine McCutcheon plotline from Love, Actually.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Hannibal (NBC T.V. series)
Replies: 32
Views: 17764

Re: Hannibal (NBC T.V. series)

Season 2 finale...

That was a horribly, horribly beautiful 20 minutes.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4438
Views: 792592

Re: Today I Made:

I marinated a pork loin roast, which came with a nice fat cap, in an orange juice marinade then grilled it. Thickened the marinade by reducing it with some maple syrup and a bit of garlic chili paste to make a glaze. Grilled two ears of sweet corn, too. Leftover pork roast for the win! Oooooooooooo...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4069
Views: 531093

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Around here, the mental health services use the following very helpful flow chart:

"Have you tried to kill someone else or yourself?"
---> Yes - Come on in! Let's talk to the police and admit you to the psych wing of the hospital.
---> No - Fuck off.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Hannibal (NBC T.V. series)
Replies: 32
Views: 17764

Re: Hannibal (NBC T.V. series)

I KNEW she wasn't dead!

Almost done Season 2, and I just read Season 3 started last week on real TV?
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Jun 16, 2015 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2287237

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Michaelangelo did work with concrete and mortar...

Also, oi. The article about how the FDA banned trans fats... the FIRST COMMENT is "FUCK OBAMA, HE IS NOT OUR KING."

... the article does not mention Obama. At all. Nowhere.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Tue Jun 16, 2015 3:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2287237

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Now that's a state producing some top notch business management degrees.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Jurassic World
Replies: 56
Views: 7337

Re: Jurassic World

Slashdot poll: Ways to improve Jurassic World? T-rex/frozen yogurt machine hybrid - 103 votes / 6% Velociraptor trained to find loose change - 142 votes / 8% Giant skateboard for mosasaur's land journeys - 70 votes / 4% Franchise extinction: purification through fire - 342 votes / 20% Why all the ha...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3351
Views: 660384

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Posting on behalf of my daughter: Poppy: I had a dream last night where the world's most popular sport was falling forwards. Me: What, like... just falling over? Poppy: No, falling forwards off of a platform. You had to stay perfectly absolutely still the whole way down. Me: So you just fall face-fi...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2287237

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

It's in a group I am in, that I am Friends with maybe.... 1/4 of. The people saying these things are not my Friends.
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 12, 2015 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2287237

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

"If Bruce Jenner always wanted to be a woman why did he participate at the highest level of male athletics?" "If my tits get cut off and my vag sewed shut, am I not a woman anymore? Ugh I hate people in this day and age all the Basic Human Decency and poor minorities. Blah blah blah. ...
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2287237

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Ah, sonofabitch, now there's a bunch of them saying "BRUCE JENNER WILL ALWAYS BE A MAN BECAUSE HE HAS XY CHROMOSOMES. YOU CAN'T DENY GENETICS." I'm out.

EDIT: "What, transgender is OK but transracial is suddenly forbidden? They're the same thing!"
by Mighty Jalapeno
Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2287237

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Head of the Spokane NAACP discovered to be white. If it were simply that a white person was the head of the NAACP, I don't think there'd be an issue (although it'd be quite odd). The fact she apparently misrepresented her identity and identified herself as black is more of the problem. As expected,...

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