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Forum: Creative Expression 08-19-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 131,231
Posted By Clodfobble
It's a common trope here: The culprit...

It's a common trope here:



The culprit is mostly standardized testing--the government doesn't measure kids' financial literacy upon graduation, therefore teachers can't afford to waste time on...
Forum: Nothingland 08-18-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11,011
Views: 2,326,596
Posted By Clodfobble
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Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-18-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 75,791
Posted By Clodfobble
There's a great movie about the rise of the...

There's a great movie about the rise of the McDonald's empire starring Michael Keaton, plus Nick Offerman and B. J. Novak in side roles. Can't remember the name of it, but the short version is those...
Forum: Creative Expression 08-18-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 131,231
Posted By Clodfobble
Did she deserve it?

Did she deserve it?
Forum: Creative Expression 08-18-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 131,231
Posted By Clodfobble
When the apocalypse comes, glatt's living in my...

When the apocalypse comes, glatt's living in my compound.
Forum: Home Base 08-17-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 330,123
Posted By Clodfobble
You're totally right! Either I or my father have...

You're totally right! Either I or my father have completely confused the two movies (I'm inclined to blame my dad, since I haven't seen either American Hot Wax or the Blues Brothers since I was too...
Forum: The Internet 08-17-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 502
Posted By Clodfobble
(Oh shit, check that out! Thanks!)

(Oh shit, check that out! Thanks!)
Forum: The Internet 08-17-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 502
Posted By Clodfobble
Because they can actually make money from...

Because they can actually make money from distributors who pay for content, and not the people watching for free with adblockers installed.
Forum: The Internet 08-17-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 502
Posted By Clodfobble
But then how come I have to have Hulu to get some...

But then how come I have to have Hulu to get some of my shows? Netflix would love to give me access to that content, but Hulu offered them more for an exclusive deal. Soon, I'm going to have to have...
Forum: The Internet 08-17-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 502
Posted By Clodfobble
To be fair, large-scale corporatization does take...

To be fair, large-scale corporatization does take a while. Social Security numbers were issued with the staunch vow that they would never be used as personal identification for anything but your...
Forum: Home Base 08-16-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 278
Posted By Clodfobble
Any gun can be an anti-aircraft gun, if you just...

Any gun can be an anti-aircraft gun, if you just aim upward.
Forum: Home Base 08-16-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 330,123
Posted By Clodfobble
There's a great old movie called "American Hot...

There's a great old movie called "American Hot Wax" that features, among other stars-before-they-were-stars, a very young Jay Leno and Fran Drescher, plus Aretha Franklin as a diner waitress who...
Forum: Nothingland 08-16-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Clodfobble
10) What paid job did you have for the shortest...

10) What paid job did you have for the shortest amount of time?

I was a nanny for one day. The couple couldn't have been more stereotypical: filthy rich, wife an aging cheerleader desperate to...
Forum: Nothingland 08-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 520
Posted By Clodfobble
It's funny, because even though they seem like...

It's funny, because even though they seem like opposites, Rand's philosophy churns out the exact same entitlement problems as parents who tell their kids they can be anything they want to be. Rand...
Forum: Image of the Day 08-15-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By Clodfobble
$2,180 a month for 310 square feet. The mind...

$2,180 a month for 310 square feet. The mind boggles.
Forum: Current Events 08-14-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 929,778
Posted By Clodfobble
To be fair, this one does seem like it would...

To be fair, this one does seem like it would require something more advanced than coaxing and a towel.
Forum: Nothingland 08-11-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 520
Posted By Clodfobble
21, I think. But a couple of them I only read the...

21, I think. But a couple of them I only read the first in the series, and a couple I only know I read them for school, I don't actually remember anything about them.
Forum: Image of the Day 08-11-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Clodfobble
Whoa! That's very cool.

Whoa! That's very cool.
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,056
Posted By Clodfobble
I think you would really like a book called Homo...

I think you would really like a book called Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari. (Not because it would change your mind, because it's about all this same stuff you're talking about.)
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,056
Posted By Clodfobble
Are we more tribal than we used to be, though? Or...

Are we more tribal than we used to be, though? Or just more aware of the other tribes' doings, thanks to connectivity?
Forum: Politics 08-09-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,056
Posted By Clodfobble
Okay, but in the same way that we have a...

Okay, but in the same way that we have a representative democracy because we can't all be informed on all the issues all the time, couldn't you theoretically have a representative voting advisor?...
Forum: Nothingland 08-09-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,389
Views: 2,403,782
Posted By Clodfobble
Is it a good thing or a bad thing that I spent a...

Is it a good thing or a bad thing that I spent a good portion of the evening crying at videos of colorblind people putting on their special glasses for the first time? I mean, it's a "the world is...
Forum: Parenting 08-09-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 326,607
Posted By Clodfobble
He said "seems like just the other day," as in,...

He said "seems like just the other day," as in, that was what brought him to the cellar all those years ago, when the inch was a newborn.

Glad you're doing well, foot! This new GF believes we're...
Forum: Parenting 08-09-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 326,607
Posted By Clodfobble
I'd bet money she's Eurasian, too!

I'd bet money she's Eurasian, too!
Forum: Politics 08-08-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,056
Posted By Clodfobble
What level of fight would you be willing to put...

What level of fight would you be willing to put up during an oppressive authoritarian regime? I'm not being glib; I'm truly curious. I feel like digital sabotage would definitely be in your...
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