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|1 day 11 hours ago||I love that scene. Too bad||
I love that scene. Too bad the team didn't know that music rather than Seven Nation Army.
|3 days 13 hours ago||It's a regional thing.||
It's a regional thing. Growing up in Chicago, we called them gym shoes.
|5 days 15 hours ago||Yeah, there were horses,||
Yeah, there were horses, and a man on fire, and Brick killed a guy with a trident!
|1 week 18 hours ago||Agreed. I always substitute||
Agreed. I always substitute boneless chicken thighs for any recipe that calls for chicken breasts.
|1 week 1 day ago||Hilarious. It never occurred||
Hilarious. It never occurred to me that other fields would see that as positive traits (excepting the not doing his job part). Well, he missed his calling then, but it also explains why I have an antipathy towards people in sales.
|1 week 2 days ago||Temps||
Back when I used to work at a large law firm, we would often staff large litigations with temporary attorneys who conducted document review. It was a dead-end job, and everyone involved knew it. There was one guy who didn't get the memo. He would come into work everyday wearing a suit & tie and freshly-polished shoes to sit in a caseroom shared with a dozen other people who were in business casual with their headphones on. If any associate or partner went into the caseroom to give an update about the case or to tell people to work faster, he would introduce himself and try to strike up a conversation. If anyone had a personal conversation in the room, he would perk up and listen in. He got access to the firm's calendar of events and started attending information meetings between the firm and potential clients, introducing himself to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies as if he was a partner at the firm. He worked there for about 4 weeks before we noticed that he had not coded a single document. One of the attorneys went down to investigate after business hours and found that he kept an accordion file under his desk that had a dossier on every single person that he ever met, including dates & times and frequency that he had met them, what they discussed, etc. It was so creepy that HR decided to fire him, but they waited until 5 pm on Friday (in case he thought about coming back and shooting us), and he was escorted from the building by security and not allowed to return to his desk to pick up his dossier. I'm sure he was more socially-awkward than he was dangerous, but there's a guy like that out there who's allowed to practice law.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Pinot noir||
Can't go wrong with pinot noir for duck, either Burgundy or new world.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Riesling||
An Alsatian riesling goes nicely with foie gras.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Pay the refs more.||
Pay the refs more.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Coach broke out the super||
Coach broke out the super soaker!
|12 weeks 3 days ago||WRONG||
This is a false fact. I don't care what your political viewpoint is, but you should arm yourself with actual facts if you want credibility. In 2011, 2 Iraqis were arrested for plotting an attack, and as a result, Obama ordered closer vetting of refugees from Iraq; there was no actual ban. In 2017, in response to absolutely nothing, a blanket ban was imposed on all people originating from 7 countries, no matter their legal status, leaving American Green Card holders stranded overseas, as well as refugees who had already passed the 1-2 year vetting process. If you can't tell the difference between the two, then your ideology has blinded you.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Kobe Buffalomeat||
Damn it, we lost the Kobe Buffalomeat thread!
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Wrong date/time stamp?||
I downloaded the last 3 podcasts from the subscription page, because they didn't automatically load. I couldn't find them in my queue until I scrolled all the way down and discovered that they were being treated as "oldest" instead of "newest" because they had a date/time stamp of December 31, 2000 at 7:00 pm. This may be why they don't automatically download (because they're not "new"), or even after they are downloaded, cannot be located (especially if you have a long queue). I'm hoping that if you fix the time/date stamp, this will fix the problem. FYI, I use the "My Podcasts" app for iPhone.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Not true about HYP. It's||
Not true about HYP. It's need-blind admission and more than half the students receive financial aid. You may still need to take out loans, but because the financial package is so generous, you don't really need to take out more than the Stafford. Even before the free/minimal contribution policy was instituted, they made it well affordable, and my brother & I paid much less than friends who went to Northwestern/U Chicago, etc. The parental contribution is capped, so the more siblings get in, the better the deal.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||Meet Me in St. Louis. Not a||
Meet Me in St. Louis. Not a strictly Christmas movie, since it covers a whole year, but it has a transcendant Judy Garland singing "Have yourself a merry little christmas."
I'm also partial to festive scenes in non-Christmas movies, like the "Bastogne" episode of Band of Brothers.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Documentary: The ten years||
Documentary: The ten years war by HBO. Rivalry between Bo and Woody. Must-see for all fans.
|23 weeks 14 hours ago||More like ZZZquel||
|23 weeks 1 day ago||23-6 Michigan||
|26 weeks 5 hours ago||Land grant trophy||
Have you seen the Land Grant Trophy?
|26 weeks 15 hours ago||As a MS Word user, I read it||
As a MS Word user, I read it as Table of Contents.
|26 weeks 4 days ago||Ooh, my first computer was a||
Ooh, my first computer was a Macintosh SE with the double disk drive.
|28 weeks 14 hours ago||Above-average signs||
I like the high incidence of bad puns in their signs. However, my two favorites are "Brutus killed Caesar" and "Urban Meyer Doesn't Spend Enough Time with His Family."
|28 weeks 17 hours ago||Not even by Kliff Kingsbury,||
Not even by Kliff Kingsbury, "the poor man's Ryan Gosling?"
|29 weeks 1 hour ago||I didn't think much of it||
I didn't think much of it until the Rutgers fan behind me just started calling Harbaugh classless, etc. He could not get over it, as if the 4 touchdowns up until then were nothing, but the 2-pointer was the equivalent of calling his mother a whore. Is there a story behind this? Would love to know if Harbaugh has some beef.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||Easy homemade pizza dough||
You can make it in under 5 minutes in a food processor or stand mixer using the dough hook. I add a bit more olive oil to the dough and divide the dough and put the dough balls into oiled plastic zip-loc bags before letting it rise overnight in the refrigerator (actually develops more flavor that way). When assembling the pizza, make sure you sprinkle additional sea salt or kosher salt to the exposed part of the crust.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||Same||
We're planning to take NJ Transit too. Does anyone have an opinion on whether we should buy tickets in advance or try to get them when we arrive?
|29 weeks 4 days ago||It's for emphasis. Some of||
It's for emphasis. Some of our greatest authors took to dialect (or made up their own spelling) when it suited the occasion.
|29 weeks 4 days ago||Forecast||
Forecast is 40% chance of rain at gametime. I'm waiting another few days to decide whether to get tickets.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Blondie's is more of an MSU||
Blondie's is more of an MSU bar, so I try to steer clear.
I'd invite you over, Wendy, but work has taken a toll on my living space, and we're about to put on the hazmat suits and get in there this weekend.
|32 weeks 15 hours ago||It's clear he didn't watch||
It's clear he didn't watch the games, just repeating talking points.