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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #825 on: April 16, 2017, 05:58:56 AM »
Professor sues Wal-Mart over 'clean toilets' description - http://www.mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/articles/ap/2017/04/15/Professor_sues_Wal_Mart_over_clean_toilets_description.html

A Montana State University professor is suing Wal-Mart for libel after he says an employee at the Bozeman store listed his occupation on a fishing license as a "toilet cleaner."

He is seeking unspecified damages.  The suit contends Wal-Mart exposed Kalonde to "hatred, contempt, ridicule" through the incident.

This snowflake needs to toughen up.

I have a couple of co-workers who had their registration for a big manufacturing trade show filled out by others, so when they went to the show their badges listed them as a "Helmet Polisher" and a "Chip Sweeper" and they survived  :lolsign:
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« Reply #827 on: April 25, 2017, 05:31:03 PM »
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« Reply #829 on: May 09, 2017, 07:13:45 PM »
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« Reply #831 on: May 11, 2017, 03:47:10 PM »
https://videosift.com/video/Roger-Waters-Performs-On-The-Late-Show-with-Stephen-Colbert

Cool! Hopefully his voice on the studio album sounds a lot more polished. I'll have to check it out.
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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #833 on: May 26, 2017, 12:48:44 PM »
Bunny Ranch crash: Masked man slams tractor trailer into brothel - http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/05/26/bunny-ranch-crash-masked-man-slams-tractor-trailer-into-brothel.html

Somebody got rear ended at the Bunny Ranch  :ubershock:
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« Reply #834 on: May 26, 2017, 12:51:26 PM »
Shaquille O'Neal horrifies viewers with bare foot - http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/05/26/shaquille-oneal-horrifies-viewers-with-bare-foot.html
 :WTF: That is one ugly foot  :ban:
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« Reply #835 on: May 26, 2017, 10:47:10 PM »
FUCK SHIT JESUS! If he stepped in dog shit, I'd feel sorry for the dog shit for having to touch his foot.
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« Reply #836 on: June 16, 2017, 12:35:11 AM »
I recall watching a vid a decade or so ago, of a UCSD neuroscientist describing the sorts of crossed wiring between brain structures that likely causes synesthesia. But it's interesting here to have someone describe their first person experience with it:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkU8_U7DhOw
<span data-s9e-mediaembed="youtube" style="display:inline-block;width:100%;max-width:640px"><span style="display:block;overflow:hidden;position:relative;padding-bottom:56.25%"><iframe allowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" style="background:url(https://i.ytimg.com/vi/RkU8_U7DhOw/hqdefault.jpg) 50% 50% / cover;border:0;height:100%;left:0;position:absolute;width:100%" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/RkU8_U7DhOw"></iframe></span></span><br /><a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/RkU8_U7DhOw" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/RkU8_U7DhOw</a>


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Re: The Strange and Interesting Thread
« Reply #837 on: June 16, 2017, 06:05:56 AM »
Boobs. Low cut shirt with boobs. MONETIZE THAT BITCH! (Right before I wrap a heavy duty garbage bag over her head and suffocate her to death)

These people bitching about Youtube not monetizing them anymore... FUCK YOU. Go get a REAL job, you fucking idiots. You retards were lucky youtube was dumb enough to pay you idiots for making dumb videos THIS long.

I'm gonna pull my dick outta my fly and make videos about post renaissance baroque impressionism in swahili culture and then pretend ANYONE is watching my videos for any other reason than to see my dick hanging out. LOOK AT MY DICK FLAPPING ABOUT! WHY DOES NO ONE TAKE MY SUBJECT MATTER SERIOUSLY! I JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND! SEXISM!
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« Reply #838 on: June 16, 2017, 09:14:04 AM »
Boobs. Low cut shirt with boobs. MONETIZE THAT BITCH! (Right before I wrap a heavy duty garbage bag over her head and suffocate her to death)

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« Reply #839 on: June 16, 2017, 07:23:04 PM »
Nah. It's not my hatred of women or some paranoid insecurity that leads me to despise bitches like this who can apparently only afford a wardrobe comprised of nothing but tank tops. It's more like... I find it personally insulting as a man that she obviously thinks my gender is too stupid to understand her topics, therefore she resorts to using sex as a means to capture the attention of the stupid male gender. When women are feminist, it's "empowering". When blacks protest against racism and injustice, it's "progress". But if a white man stands up to say anything about anything, it's a hate crime and he should shut the fuck up.

Like I said, if I made 50 different scholarly videos about this and that while shirtless with my greased 6 pack abs glistening in every one of them, would you really NOT question my motives for doing that?

 

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Nice. I didn't know there was such a thread. Thanks :)
 

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August 03, 2020, 11:37:31 AM
Shoutbox isn't the place for rehashing this. Here's the thread about DM server spawn farthest from 2006/2007:

http://forum.tastyspleen.net/quake/index.php?topic=2932.0

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but that's *NOT what the DM server is supposed to cater to

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August 03, 2020, 11:21:09 AM
It's not ideal for 1v1 situations, but that's what the DM server is supposed to cater to. Also, there are 7 other maps besides DM4 (actually 8 for the automatic mymap map between dm8 and dm1). I think there are more positives than negatives.

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August 03, 2020, 11:20:06 AM
It happens to better players too. I know I've been in first, or second place, only to die and spawn right next to the other leading player multiple times in a row, and having to dodge rockets in a narrow corridor without any weapons myself (other than blaster).

It's not the best for 1v1 situation

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August 03, 2020, 11:17:56 AM
I saw a clearly-new player earlier, and it spawned him like 3 or 4 times in a row right next to a better player. Instant death each time they spawned. I imagine that can be discouraging and frustrating, particularly when someone is trying to get a handle on the game. Spawn farthest would avoid this.
 

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August 03, 2020, 10:29:41 AM
Might be interesting to code a hybrid spawn function that doesn't focus on "farthest" so much as avoiding the few most congested spawn points?

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