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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #960 on: January 09, 2019, 05:39:00 PM »
I'm surprised the flavor lasted all of three hours.
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #961 on: January 10, 2019, 06:31:07 AM »
2d, 3 hours is a bit excessive.
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #963 on: January 16, 2019, 01:04:02 PM »
Toonces the driving cat strikes again.
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #964 on: January 29, 2019, 11:54:09 AM »
Very sneaky, Evolution. Very sneaky.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFjoqyVRmOU

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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #965 on: January 30, 2019, 04:27:38 AM »
Iranians are very sneaky  :uhoh:
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #966 on: February 03, 2019, 03:45:34 PM »
While I recall seeing ol' Rajneesh and his fleet of Rolls Royces on the news in the early 80's, I had no idea the escalating brazen levels of psychopathy exhibited by his inner circle—the worst of which appears to have been mitigated, fortunately, by corresponding levels of incompetence.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gwx9nqknu-c

The video starts out with early history and fairly standard cult-origin-story buildup; but by about half way through things have turned almost cartoonishly psychotic.

Scientology, even at the height of its culty shenanigans, never aspired to these levels of crazy-stupid.

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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #967 on: February 04, 2019, 04:24:27 PM »

Scientology, even at the height of its culty shenanigans, never aspired to these levels of crazy-stupid.

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I’m never surprised by the ability of the human mind for self-delusion, especially when reinforced by permission to yield to our base instincts and hedonism. Then there’s the power of the evil, charismatic mind and the lieutenant who will commit crimes in the name of the leader, all for the sake of sustaining a privileged lifestyle.
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« Reply #968 on: February 10, 2019, 12:48:47 PM »
Ostensibly this was intended to mock Trump?


https://twitter.com/RinAldrin/status/1094439407212408832

(The Trump carriage in the parade was actually blasting this Sabaton track, though it was hard to hear in the original video. This edit syncs up the album track to the clip.)

My understanding is the words on the Twitter Sword are literally "your tariffs", but because of its rhyming with a popular Italian phrase, translates idiomatically to something more approximating "fuck your tariffs."

Someone commented: "Trump should buy it, put it in the South Lawn next to the Gorilla Channel antenna"

:dohdohdoh:

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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #969 on: February 10, 2019, 02:33:54 PM »
If you like the message or not it is a impressive float.  :bananaw00t:
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« Reply #970 on: February 18, 2019, 06:53:46 AM »
Baltimore man burns to death after exiting porta potty
https://www.foxnews.com/us/baltimore-man-burns-to-death-after-exiting-porta-potty-near-mt-bank-stadium

There is a reason farts are flammable  :dohdohdoh:
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« Reply #971 on: February 18, 2019, 07:03:35 AM »
Former tennis champ Martina Navratilova criticized for comments about trans athletes

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/former-tennis-champ-martina-navratilova-criticized-for-comments-about-trans-athletes

I think Navratilova is correct.
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« Reply #973 on: March 02, 2019, 02:31:28 PM »
A quick question:

If I do this image in color,on a black background,on a black TShirt,would anyone buy it? I am gathering material for an online Tshirt store and I might put this one up if there is interest...

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« Reply #974 on: March 03, 2019, 04:10:29 PM »
If I do this image in color,on a black background,on a black TShirt,would anyone buy it? I am gathering material for an online Tshirt store and I might put this one up if there is interest...

Count me in!   :smiley_abin:

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It's always been that if you mymap and disconnect before the map goes live, it's deleted from the queue.

Occasinally, someone will stick around until their map loads, and THEN disconnect, which is not appreciated. (Currently the only recourse is a full mute, as there's no provision for blocking just mymap usage.)

At least these days, the chosen map has to be roughly compatible with the number of players active on the server. (No more mapping sewer64 on a 3-player server; etc.)

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Any way to prevent people from trolling with mymap? By that I mean they join the server, mymap a map, then immediately discconnect, forcing whoever's playing to play a map that nobody there necessarily wanted to play in the first place. Maybe have it check to see if the player who issued the command
 

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Seems like that did the trick, quadz. I'm sure everyone is happy to have their lower pings back :) Thanks!

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OK, they made a routing change that appears to have resolved the issue I was seeing here.

Everyone else's pings back to normal?

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