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

Postby Yablo » Thu May 17, 2018 9:36 pm UTC

elasto wrote:Guess it's pragmatic!

Definitely, and I guess Kelvin isn't such a bad name to have. I mean, it could have been Melvin or Kefin (no offense to any Melvins or Kefins here). It reminds me of how Oprah's name was Orpah, but no one pronounced it correctly.
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Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Postby Mutex » Thu May 17, 2018 9:44 pm UTC


She called him Kelvin? I see absolutely zero problems with that.

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

Postby Soupspoon » Thu May 17, 2018 11:07 pm UTC

When I saw that, earlier, I thought that maybe the kid needs to get a "Mun" heart-and-scroll tattoo when he gets older, or whatever the Swedish equivalent would be. ;)

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

Postby Yablo » Fri May 18, 2018 5:04 pm UTC

Mutex wrote:

She called him Kelvin? I see absolutely zero problems with that.

Yeah, no objection to the name at all, though I do think changing a kid's name when he's 5 is a bit rough. My son will be 3 in a few weeks, and there's already no way he'd go for a name change.
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Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Postby Mutex » Fri May 18, 2018 5:06 pm UTC

Yablo wrote:
Mutex wrote:

She called him Kelvin? I see absolutely zero problems with that.

Yeah, no objection to the name at all, though I do think changing a kid's name when he's 5 is a bit rough. My son will be 3 in a few weeks, and there's already no way he'd go for a name change.

TBH I was just making a pun.


The Kelvin temperature scale starts at "absolute zero".

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

Postby SuicideJunkie » Fri May 18, 2018 5:20 pm UTC

CorruptUser wrote:I think you are confusing it with the comic about ... ... ... .
Hmm.
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Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Postby Zamfir » Fri May 18, 2018 6:49 pm UTC

Soupspoon wrote:When I saw that, earlier, I thought that maybe the kid needs to get a "Mun" heart-and-scroll tattoo when he gets older, or whatever the Swedish equivalent would be. ;)

That's the true KSP spirit. Now, if he also changes his name to Kerbin.

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

Postby Yablo » Fri May 18, 2018 9:33 pm UTC

Mutex wrote:
Yablo wrote:Yeah, no objection to the name at all, though I do think changing a kid's name when he's 5 is a bit rough. My son will be 3 in a few weeks, and there's already no way he'd go for a name change.

TBH I was just making a pun.

Yeah. I caught it after I posted. I've put a lot of effort into training myself not to recognize puns, but it rarely works.
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Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Postby Sableagle » Sat May 19, 2018 7:05 am UTC

Zamfir wrote:
Soupspoon wrote:When I saw that, earlier, I thought that maybe the kid needs to get a "Mun" heart-and-scroll tattoo when he gets older, or whatever the Swedish equivalent would be. ;)

That's the true KSP spirit. Now, if he also changes his name to Kerbin.

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

Postby Coyne » Sun May 20, 2018 10:05 pm UTC

Change-of-address scam moved UPS corporate headquarters to tiny Rogers Park apartment, feds say

Federal court papers unsealed last week revealed an astonishing but ultimately bungled scheme to file a change-of-address form claiming that shipping giant United Parcel Service had moved its headquarters from a bustling business park in Atlanta to a tiny garden apartment.

Not only did the change go through, but it also took months for anyone to catch on.


Really? Three months? No one noticed the mail wasn't coming to UPS headquarters for three months? That's really minding the store, folks.
In all fairness...

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

Postby addams » Sun May 20, 2018 11:16 pm UTC

OK.
You win.

That's funny.
It takes Trumpian Balls to set up a Company and cash UPS Checks.

Poor Guy.
He forgot about the, It's not What but Who you know."
He forgot to have friends in High Places.

Three months??
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