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by BarnOwl
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7194
Views: 108202

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Bhurzum wrote:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

You find the best stuff Bhurzum!

She's wrong about Númenor though. I named my house Andustar, and I should know.
by BarnOwl
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7194
Views: 108202

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

FYI, Pepakura app converts CAD designs into paper models. (Sadly, for Windoze only). A free skull mask: https://www.instructables.com/id/Bonus-Papercraft-Skull-Mask/ Cheap animal masks: https://paperpetshop.com Lots of free paper model plans online. I have aspirations to build spaceships and fighte...
by BarnOwl
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7194
Views: 108202

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

MarcusAu wrote: Sometimes I find out the answer to questions I never knew I wanted to know about...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyECrGp-Sw8
I had to stop watching after they incinerated the Amazon rainforest birdies.
by BarnOwl
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7194
Views: 108202

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Not one pork pie hat in sight... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRg_8NNPTD8 ...and the lyrics! Holy shit, the lyrics! https://genius.com/Heilung-krigsgaldr-lyrics *hic* I really should stop drinking this early in the day... That's really cool ... though as a person of northern European heritage, I...
by BarnOwl
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Brive, CFB, and FTP Shitposting Thread (Yawn...)
Replies: 547
Views: 11296

Re: The Brive, CFB, and FTP Shitposting Thread (Yawn...)

Have fun, MarcusAu!

(I read that as Isle of Skype at first ...)
by BarnOwl
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Brive, CFB, and FTP Shitposting Thread (Yawn...)
Replies: 547
Views: 11296

Re: The Brive, CFB, and FTP Shitposting Thread (Yawn...)

Just received the workbook ... it's free. We'll see how I get on with erasing my complicity.
by BarnOwl
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Brive, CFB, and FTP Shitposting Thread (Yawn...)
Replies: 547
Views: 11296

Re: The Brive, CFB, and FTP Shitposting Thread (Yawn...)

Meanwhile, in the world of fiber arts, self-loathing privileged white women are flaying themselves with knitting needles and scratchy acrylic yarn over this: https://fringeassociation.com/2019/01/12/words-matter/ We are all given an assignment with a workbook: https://www.meandwhitesupremacybook.com...
by BarnOwl
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

I'm sure you Pitters will be shocked to learn that Talcolm X was one all over social media raising funds, after he jumped (again!) to the wrong conclusion and blamed a "white man" for the murder of that 7-year old girl. These freaks are just as guilty of what they accuse the "alt-right" of doing. W...
by BarnOwl
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

Our dog is getting surgery Monday morning for a tear duct obstruction. I'm scared as fuck. I'm sure it will go just fine. I've had that surgery myself, bilaterally and survived - even though, as a typical vain high school student, I was mortified by the raccoon eyes I had for a week or so afterward...
by BarnOwl
Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

One of the things that triggers me is animal cruelty. It comes in many forms not just abandonment, beatings or neglect but I also have big problems with people who overfeed their pets or never walk them regularly or take them to a vet when they get ill unless absolutely necessary. Another one is ca...
by BarnOwl
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

My parents like to watch a couple of shows that are on the Animal Planet channel, so I had to endure those heartbreaking ASPCA commercials multiple times over the last week. I can almost understand why some people go militant vegan and become animal rights activists ... not saying I approve of all o...
by BarnOwl
Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

This years Christmas tear jerker .. Snoop the Dog. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-46694246 Horrible. If I believed in hell, I'd say that there's a special place in it for those who abandon or mistreat animals. I hope that the person who abandoned that dog develops Fournie...
by BarnOwl
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

Oops, quotey quote fail. I've been away from the Pit, and feel that I should post a Todd Rundgren "Hello It's Me" video or something. Good to hear from you again. I thought you may have been impacted by a hurricane or something. Just a shitstorm of whiny students for the last few months ... I guess...
by BarnOwl
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

Oops, quotey quote fail. I've been away from the Pit, and feel that I should post a Todd Rundgren "Hello It's Me" video or something.
by BarnOwl
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

I know the lab I worked in when I lived in London depended on reagents from a lot of different companies (and from other researchers) based in Germany and elsewhere in the EU. I think I'd be worried about access to those, with a hard Brexit. Do you think that German companies would refuse to sell t...
by BarnOwl
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

They're very much the "I've got mine, screw you all" types, really. They talk about leaving the UK in disgust, but of course they won't do so, because they're essentially unemployable. I think it's less cushy and more worrisome if you're a STEM researcher (and none of them are), particularly biomedi...
by BarnOwl
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

Contrary to the revisionist crap remainers are coming out with now the electorate knew exactly what they were voting for. The remain campaigers were very clear that a vote to leave meant a "hard Brexit" and predicted all sorts of horrors as a consequence. May promised to deliver on that but made co...
by BarnOwl
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

Also, how the hell is everyone?
by BarnOwl
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 87973

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

The BEST reason why the Pit needs to stay alive... Thanks, Boss! I'm massively relieved to see the Pit get a reprieve :dance: :dance: :clap: https://i.imgur.com/YmjPjrN.png https://i.imgur.com/dS2WPjy.jpg I return to the Pit and suffer a collapsed lung laughing at an Ape-'shoop ... same as it ever ...
by BarnOwl
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Apparently there's a large structure fire at the shopping center up the road, with 33 units at the scene. However, the top story on the local newspaper website is ... the racist Corn Pops cereal box.

Oh, and fellating Tim Duncan for going to the US Virgin Islands to help out or whatever.
by BarnOwl
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

feathers wrote:
HoneyWagon wrote:I dunno. Saw this and thought it seemed ironic/humorous
https://i.imgur.com/zrJUWse.png
Look who's talking II.
Pothead, meet potato.

Or something.
by BarnOwl
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Read this before Slate takes it down and fires the writer. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2017/10/what_the_white_mass_shooter_myth_gets_right_and_wrong_about_killers_demographics.html My theory, which is mine and worth less than $0.02, is that the Las Vegas murderer was mo...
by BarnOwl
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Is Casablanca in the category of 'Film Noir'. I would say no. Too Lovey-Dovey, too much life affirmation and too much music. Take some advice from an old fart memorise this and you'll go far "Just 'cos it features Humphrey Bogart Doesn't mean ergo it's film noir." Well, you're right. Its not listed...
by BarnOwl
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Brive1987 wrote: When you shut your eyes, every man can be handsome.
That video is like 40 minutes long. Wouldn't the bath water get cold?
by BarnOwl
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Brive1987 wrote:PZ and his "bringmeahotwaterbottlewallace" tub video on non FtB YT

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=you ... VH6enh6b2s
Too much pasty, flabby white flesh. Do not want.
by BarnOwl
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Re male Watson, I guess the enjoyment is in seeing bullshit called so overtly. I wouldn't go to him for kirb style dissection - but in many ways SJWism really only needs to be pointed at to fall apart. Meanwhile. This has happened. http://i.imgur.com/SgXHDwJ.jpg Alas no laptop fell into the tub in ...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

And he spends so much time making prison sandwiches for the women's shelter before getting a $10 vegan burrito because she's a vegan. (One assumes.) There is no chance on earth Muscato is vegan. Vegetarian is technically possible. But zero chance on Muscato being vegan. If there is any sense of veg...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

If you've been driving so long that you're hungry, it's time for a break anyway. Seriously. That reminds me of peoples stories on insurance claims - the classic being: "I had been driving for over 30 years, when I fell asleep at the wheel" I think there was a book of these published at some point -...
by BarnOwl
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

It looks as though things are getting better at Evergreen. After the state threatened to stop giving the school money and after more than a thousand students declined to register for next semester, George took a firm stance, insisting that the student code of conduct be changed to allow for swifter...
by BarnOwl
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

The Brooks article was interesting, and I say that as a person who's not a particular fan of his. I think I might check out the Dream Hoarders book he mentioned. I fall squarely in that aspirational upper middle class USAian demographic, and although my parents weren't especially well-off financiall...
by BarnOwl
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

It looks as though things are getting better at Evergreen. After the state threatened to stop giving the school money and after more than a thousand students declined to register for next semester, George took a firm stance, insisting that the student code of conduct be changed to allow for swifter...
by BarnOwl
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473684

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Ta, but I don't need no mockney. First house I bought was in E15, and that night a knock came at the door. 'Wanna fridge? Fell off the backer lorry.' By morning we had a fridge, sofa, armchairs courtesy of Bill and Flo, Elmo and Rose. They though having a pair of med students in the road raised the...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

feathers wrote:
BarnOwl wrote:This video has a view that I didn't see during the NBCSN coverage, which looks more like Sagan crossed Cavendish's line.
Oh noes, Carl Sagan trotted all over Henry Cavendish's domain! Say, do you happen to have a Tardis?
Haha, Clever Clogs! :P
by BarnOwl
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

I don't know about professional cycling, but that's enough elbow to get you a foul playing polo. I probably did my share of elbow-throwing while playing polo, but usually I was the only woman playing, and in ride-offs I sometimes felt as if I was going to be pushed off my horse otherwise. I didn't u...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Well, crap - one of my favorite cyclists, Peter Sagan, DQ'd from the 2017 Tour de France. He shouldn't have thrown the elbow, but in my non-professional opinion, Cavendish had already made contact with the barrier when he did so. This will probably make more sense once someone finds a vid. Video he...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Well, crap - one of my favorite cyclists, Peter Sagan, DQ'd from the 2017 Tour de France. He shouldn't have thrown the elbow, but in my non-professional opinion, Cavendish had already made contact with the barrier when he did so.
by BarnOwl
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Which reminds me - Reason recently did a podcast to promote an new book on Prog rock and libertarianism. https://soundcloud.com/reasonmag/the-rise-fall-of-progressive-rock-and-libertarianism (Not that I would know much about prog rock - beyond enjoying the first Marvel comics movie - Listzomania ) ...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Oh DARPA is definitely not all bad, but they do fund some creepy stuff. A friend of mine was at Burning Man once and confronted some DARPAteers who were testing crowd surveillance equipment above the playa. They were very evasive and denied their purpose, but he said it was pretty obvious.
by BarnOwl
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Maybe I need a new 'Pit-'nym.

Cressida Dick is a possibility. :think:

Seriously, it's like a perfect 'Pit-'nym.
by BarnOwl
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Shatterface wrote:So anyone else looking forward to Luc Besson's return to science fiction?

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That looks awesome! Tempted to buy some of the graphic novels.
by BarnOwl
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

feathers wrote:
Perhaps he means this BigDog?

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From the perspective of this (slightly) paranoid scientist, DARPA funds some of the scariest technology development in the US.

Possibly on the planet.
by BarnOwl
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Hatherly has an article about Grenfell:

https://www.dezeen.com/2017/06/16/grenf ... m=referral
by BarnOwl
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs is an oldie but a goodie - highly recommended and still relevant today. Not about tower blocks or housing projects specifically, but urban planning in general.
by BarnOwl
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

In the US there was the Pruitt-Igoe housing development, subject of a documentary film, and also the scenes of building demolition in Koyaanisqatsi.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pruitt%E2%80%93Igoe
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

:cdc: :cdc: :cdc:
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

There is a simple, reliable, and tested solution. A building of this size should have a sprinkler system. This building was recently refurbished for several million pounds. It should have had sprinklers installed. This building sounds like a bit of a death trap. There was no real plan to handle a f...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

I'm not wedded to any of these ideas - please knock them down, and then add your own! I'm not even an engineer or urban planning expert, just a dumb cancer researcher. But I think everyone would agree that these problems need solution, and that they're more important than inventing new pronouns or v...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Also smoke and turbulences from the dire can create a plot of problems for helicopters in a urban setting. They tried to set up a helicopter rescue/fire fighting mission surfing 9/11, bit decided against it because it was deemed too risky for the helicopter and the buildings. Rescue from a rooftop ...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Military helicopter pilots are crackerjack - train them to do the bucket firefighting. Many of the reports so far indicate that the cladding on Grenfell Tower was spreading the fire, so it seems like hitting that with water might have helped for the upper floors, where firehoses couldn't reach.
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

With fighting forest fires, the water spreads out as the helicopter flies over. So I'm thinking it wouldn't be a stationary dump of water on top of the building, but rather a rapid flyover and release, so that most of the water hits the face of the building, at least for the upper floors. Am I way ...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

No firefighting experience either, though I was once the fire control office for...something, something government building. Not that that means anything. I'll avoid the obvious jokes about the effect of water from the Thames on living creatures and just point out that buildings like that spend a l...
by BarnOwl
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

More on the West London Tower Block fire. Fears the building may collapse now and reports that many people are trapped. Jesus, you'd never get me to live in one of those blocks. http://i.imgur.com/ZIWyFcv.png Devastating, tragic news. The reports say that the firefighters could only reach the 12th ...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

In Michigan it is all about a store called Meijer. Wide isles, tons of handicap parking, and lots of powered wheelchairs. Every time I shop there I spot at least one person who is in the 400 pound range. It is open 24/7 and is a great place to shop at 3:00am. It is like a lunatic shopping party. On...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

When I refinanced my mortgage last year, a notary came to my house for all the attendant document-signing. I guesstimate that he weighed between 450 and 500 pounds. Yuge. He commented on how well-built the chairs for my dining table are (part of an antique set, with sideboard and glass-fronted cabin...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

And what does she expect the world to do about her difficulty with climbing stairs AND fitting into elevators? Invent antigravity? She seems to have made a good living for herself by wallowing in self-pity and then writing about it extensively. A psychiatrist who specializes in eating disorders mig...
by BarnOwl
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Pic is not edited. Straight from The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/s3/files/styles/article_medium/public/thumbnails/image/2017/06/13/10/gettyimages-491300218.jpg http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/roxane-gay-mamamia-no-filter-podcast-interview-size-hunger-mia-fre...
by BarnOwl
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

My favorite historical re-enactment. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsyjNef2ydQ[/youtube] Excellent when made with apple cider & malt vinegar. Awesome! I like the more practical, domestic types of historical re-enactment. Though I think I would have drawn the line at Victorian Slum House....
by BarnOwl
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Oops, trying again ...

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by BarnOwl
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 560167

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

This is the most likely manifestation of my Viking heritage: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYazoGbnfQA&t=18s[/youtube] She cracks me up - she's so nerdy and just doesn't care. She's having a great time and sharing the spinning love with the internetz. If you're so inclined you can spindle...