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canexplain
06-24-2011, 08:11 AM
Can someone smarter then me explain this better? Bottom line I know is "we the people" cannot sue generic drug makers for their lack of information on the bottle in some cases...... cr****

http://thedailyrecord.com/2011/06/23/supreme-court-generic-drug-makers-not-liable-for-warnings/

miscorrections
06-24-2011, 08:58 AM
Reed, don't fret about majors. Wait and see what classes really get you excited and just move in that direction. There's no rush.

sonofhal
06-25-2011, 03:58 AM
http://egotvonline.com/2011/06/23/dogs-with-human-bodies/

All kinds of odd.

http://media.egotvonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/actting-like-a-human.jpg

SoulDischarge
06-25-2011, 09:54 AM
Oh god. That's worse than the man/baby site. And I just watched the Philip Kaufman Invasion Of The Body Snatchers the other night so all I can think of is this:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uewMYl39amE/TWv1m7yzfMI/AAAAAAAAA8o/Di6Grn6YU8g/s1600/bodysnatchjwera23.jpg

HunterGather
06-28-2011, 12:49 PM
http://i.imgur.com/Q92C1.gif

marooko
06-28-2011, 01:02 PM
My two favorite.

http://media.egotvonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/dog_face.jpg_1286413112.jpg
http://media.egotvonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/1AmyWineXPS_468x602.jpg

miscorrections
06-28-2011, 01:08 PM
What the hell, Hunter. There is pretty much no need to post tentacle porn gifs.

marooko
06-28-2011, 01:11 PM
At least not in the Default Thread.

HunterGather
06-28-2011, 01:20 PM
is that what it was? I thought it was visual double entendre.

PlayaDelWes
06-30-2011, 07:48 AM
Plenty of meme opportunity with this one.
Chris Hansen of ‘To Catch a Predator’ caught in video sting? (http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/celebritology/post/chris-hansen-of-to-catch-a-predator-caught-in-video-sting/2011/06/30/AGWIhAsH_blog.html)

downingthief
06-30-2011, 10:56 AM
Plenty of meme opportunity with this one.
Chris Hansen of ‘To Catch a Predator’ caught in video sting? (http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/celebritology/post/chris-hansen-of-to-catch-a-predator-caught-in-video-sting/2011/06/30/AGWIhAsH_blog.html)

Damn it! I was just going to post this. :)

Hannahrain
06-30-2011, 11:16 AM
Why don't I have a seat over there.

chiapet
06-30-2011, 12:13 PM
I can't figure out what one would use google+ for.

WhyTheLongFace
06-30-2011, 01:48 PM
http://www.amywinehouse.com/

NachoCat
07-01-2011, 08:57 AM
Time capsule house from 1959. Mint condition.


http://retrorenovation.com/2011/06/29/1959-time-capsule-house-in-new-zealand-never-lived-in/

Somewhat Damaged
07-03-2011, 12:10 PM
How's this for irony?


NONDAGA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist participating in a protest ride against helmet laws in upstate New York died after he flipped over the bike's handlebars and hit his head on the pavement.

The accident happened Saturday afternoon in the town of Onondaga, in central New York near Syracuse.

State troopers tell The Post-Standard of Syracuse that 55-year-old Philip A. Contos of Parish, N.Y., was driving a 1983 Harley Davidson with a group of bikers who were protesting helmet laws by not wearing helmets.

Troopers say Contos hit his brakes and the motorcycle fishtailed. The bike spun out of control, and Contos toppled over the handlebars. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Troopers say Contos would have likely survived if he had been wearing a helmet.

http://news.yahoo.com/ny-motorcyclist-dies-ride-protesting-helmet-law-143217859.html

Mr. Dylanja
07-04-2011, 11:33 AM
EXTREMELY GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING.

Two men set on fire in Kenya for stealing potatoes. (http://www.overthelimitentertainment.com/forum/topic/show?id=2081438%3ATopic%3A81995)

captncrzy
07-04-2011, 12:39 PM
Jesus CHrist. I wish I hadn't started watching that.

MissingPerson
07-04-2011, 01:12 PM
If you've ever wondered just how disgusting British tabloids can be -

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/8616409/Milly-Dowlers-phone-was-hacked-by-News-of-The-World.html

Milly Dowler was a teenager abducted and murdered in 2002. Before her body was found, News of the World journalists hacked her phone's voicemail to listen to the panicked messages left by friends and family after she'd gone missing.

And then - and this is the bit that makes me physically ill -


During their ongoing investigation into that newspaper's phone hacking activities, detectives discovered that potential evidence had been deleted by those responsible for the interception in order to free up more space for new messages to monitor.


The journalists’ alleged activity led the family to believe that Milly was still alive and had access to her mobile. It may also have interfered with Surrey Police’s investigation into the abduction, as kidnappers have been known to call victim’s mobiles as part of their cover up.

The News of the World’s parent company, News International, refused to comment on the allegations.

I'm pretty fucking cynical, but the actual thought processes that would let a person do that shit as a matter of course are just beyond my grimmest imaginings.

obzen
07-04-2011, 01:31 PM
That is fucked off.

obzen
07-05-2011, 04:03 PM
I'm so relieved Kim Kardashian's butt is real.

obzen
07-05-2011, 08:24 PM
Fuck you ExxonMobil, you acrid shitbag degenerates.

marooko
07-06-2011, 01:49 PM
dropped family member off at doctors appt, now chillin in sf for who knows how long with nothing to do. Forgot my own doc's recommendation for my mm card. Thinking bar or tattoo shop. Haha.

OnlyNonStranger
07-06-2011, 02:31 PM
Fuck you ExxonMobil, you acrid shitbag degenerates.

The worst thing about this ordeal is that they're actually telling people it's not having an impact on the environment.

Not to mention the fact that the stupid Casey Anthony trial has completely covered this over.

Hannahrain
07-06-2011, 08:01 PM
Antagonistic mimes tackle Honduran traffic problem and humiliate bad drivers:

http://www.wtvy.com/home/headlines/Honduras_Capital_Uses_Mimes_to_Increase_Safety_on_ Roads_125117814.html

chiapet
07-06-2011, 08:36 PM
Uhmm so I accidentally clicked on something that took me to the "People You May Know" page on facebook. Wow wowowowowwow. It's full of people I haven't thought of for a decade or more, and fuck me, a lot of them have gotten HOT in the last decade.

I need to go to sleep and think on this before I start sending them all weird messages!

canexplain
07-07-2011, 08:35 AM
Fucking Murdoch; the world’s largest speaking newspaper in the world is going to shut down for good Sunday because of all the controversy about them hacking accounts. Biggest headline on most sites (CNN) but is there even a mention of it on fox. No because he owns fox also. I don’t know, I really think that is wrong not to report it but then you know Faux News…. Cr****

PlayaDelWes
07-07-2011, 08:37 AM
Who the fuck greets people with "There he is" these days?

J~$$$$
07-07-2011, 08:56 AM
Who the fuck greets people with "There he is" these days?

Assholes with children that cant get past the baby speak.

J~$$$$
07-07-2011, 08:57 AM
My cr**** moment.

cnbc news headline.

Moonstruck: Lunar Cycle Says Expect Market Rally


For months the best indicator by far has been moon phases,” says Paul Macrae Montgomery, publisher of the Universal Economics newsletter and a leading authority in the small but apparently profitable field of stock market/moon cycles research. He uses lunar cycles as one of a slew of indicators to trigger near-term buy and sell signals.

go fuck yourself cnbc.

canexplain
07-07-2011, 09:14 AM
My cr**** moment.

cnbc news headline.




go fuck yourself cnbc.

Ah a cr**** moment.
A moment of clarity


I just bought an E cig last night. Has anyone used one for any length of time? I bought from smoker friendly just because it is a boulder, local colorado company. I say "ABCD. Always Buy Colorado Drugs .... so if you are going to smoke, support local companies :) cr****

Still-ill
07-07-2011, 01:54 PM
At work. Co-worker looking at picture on computer. It looks like this.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a38/Bnoon/351e900f.png

chiapet
07-07-2011, 02:11 PM
Creepy.

J~$$$$
07-07-2011, 02:26 PM
At work. Co-worker looking at picture on computer. It looks like this.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a38/Bnoon/351e900f.png

hahahahahaha

TallGuyCM
07-07-2011, 08:33 PM
I get it. You don't have car insurance so you're driving under the speed limit so you don't get pulled over. BUT FOR THE LOVE OF GOD GET OUT OF THE LEFT LANE.

Gribbz
07-11-2011, 01:06 AM
The Brazilian wandering spider appears in the Guinness Book of World Records 2007 for the most venomous spider and is the spider responsible for most human deaths. The spider's venomous bite causes not only intense pain, the venom of the spider can also cause priapism – uncomfortable erections lasting for many hours that lead to impotence.
God, I hate spiders.

marooko
07-11-2011, 07:39 AM
Enjoy it while you can.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-11-2011, 03:11 PM
A really fully sound designed and scored adaptation of The Mark of Zorro that I mixed back in October made #2 in Parade's Top 10 Audio-books of the year list... awesome. the last project i worked on for the same publisher (The Maltese Falcon - but I recoded that one, didn't mix) was nominated for a Grammy. Hopefully the same happens this time!
http://www.parade.com/news/summer-reading-guide/featured/top-14-audio-books.html

marooko
07-11-2011, 10:19 PM
Your cover letter, how long is it? A few sentences, paragraphs? I'm working on one and want to be informative, but don't want to be long winded.

Grandma
07-11-2011, 10:33 PM
I think I just sold a guitar pedal to sasha grey

obzen
07-11-2011, 10:36 PM
Pffft.

Grandma
07-11-2011, 10:41 PM
she has butthole warts

marooko
07-11-2011, 10:44 PM
I'd bite them off.

Grandma
07-11-2011, 10:48 PM
EXTREMELY GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING.

Two men set on fire in Kenya for stealing potatoes. (http://www.overthelimitentertainment.com/forum/topic/show?id=2081438%3ATopic%3A81995)

Now thats a hot potato!

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-11-2011, 11:18 PM
I think I just sold a guitar pedal to sasha grey

That's pretty sweet! She's into noise music.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-U5G_6uqv688/TYev0cR4sQI/AAAAAAAAAyU/u3klg1n_E4Y/sasha-grey.jpg

marooko
07-11-2011, 11:26 PM
That dog picture just got shamed.

canexplain
07-12-2011, 10:34 AM
(CBS/WBZ/AP) ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Michael Todd, the bassist for rock band Coheed and Cambria, was arrested and charged with robbing a Massachusetts pharmacy of prescription painkillers just hours before his band played a show.


Investigators in Attleboro, about 40 miles south of Boston, said Todd entered the Walgreen's pharmacy after 1 p.m. on Sunday and showed the pharmacist a note on his phone saying he had a bomb.


Police say the 30-year-old, of Anaheim, Calif., then made off with six bottles of Oxycontin and fled in a cab headed to the Comcast Center in Mansfield, where his band was to open for Soundgarden that night.


According to CBS station WBZ, he was arrested at the concert hall before the show, and the band played without him.


"That is kind of shocking," a Coheed fan said to the station. "I didn't think any of them were like that."


Todd is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Attleboro District Court.


According to the Coheed and Cambria's website, the band says their tour will continue

Sleepingrock
07-12-2011, 03:16 PM
A US woman drugged her estranged husband, tied him to a bed and cut off his penis, police in California say.

The woman then threw the penis into the waste disposal and told police who attended the incident in Garden Grove, near Los Angeles: "He deserved it."

Catherine Kieu Becker, 48, has been charged with poisoning and assault with a deadly weapon.

The 51-year-old victim, who has not been named, is in a serious condition following surgery.

Lt Jeff Nightengale, of Garden Grove police, said the two are going through a divorce.

He said the woman had drugged the man's dinner on Monday night.

"He believed something was wrong with his food," he said.

"The victim went to lie down and he woke up tied to the bed with his wife tugging his clothes off.

"The female cut off his penis with a knife... tossed the penis in the garbage disposal and turned the disposal to the 'on' position.

"The suspect called 911 and told responding officers that he 'deserved it'."

He added: "Officers arrived and located a male victim tied to the bed and bleeding from his groin area."

Ms Becker was arrested on suspicion of aggravated mayhem, false imprisonment, assault with a deadly weapon, administering a drug with intent to commit a felony, poisoning and spousal abuse.

She is due to appear in court on Wednesday.

SDsoldier7
07-12-2011, 03:29 PM
thankfully for him she cut it off first before shredding it.

marooko
07-12-2011, 03:32 PM
The should grow a penis on her forearm and attach it to her forehead. Then make her be a forearm donor for other men hat need a new penis grown.

nosurprises12
07-12-2011, 03:38 PM
The should grow a penis on her forearm and attach it to her forehead. Then make her be a forearm donor for other men hat need a new penis grown.

http://southparkstudios.mtvnimages.com/shared/downloads/images/season-12/1205/1205_stop-penis.jpg

canexplain
07-13-2011, 05:38 AM
Morrissey sustained hand and arm injuries recently after being attacked by a dog in England. Morrissey has attended hospital in Malmo (Sweden) where x-rays reveal a fractured index finger on his right hand. The cracked bone is at the tip of the finger.
The injury will not affect upcoming shows.
Morrissey is delighted with the news that tickets for the London Palladium sold out in five minutes.



A Welsh animal lover was blinded in one eye after a seabird he tried to rescue pecked his eyeball out of its socket.
Michael Buckland, 38, was walking with his girlfriend on a beach in Gower, South Wales, when the couple spotted a gannet that seemed unable to walk or fly, the Western Mail reported Tuesday.
Buckland lifted the animal away from the incoming tide, but it was startled by a passing dog and began pecking at his face -- piercing his right eyeball three times with its razor-sharp six-inch beak.
The welder's left eyelid was sliced in two and his right eye dangled from his face following the attack. Drenched in blood, he then had to walk back along the beach for 45 minutes before he and his girlfriend could reach help.
Buckland said, "I put my right hand to my face and I felt there was a big hole where my eye was meant to be. My eye was hanging out and I had to put it back in on the beach. I didn't feel it was there, until I felt it at the side."

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j211/canexplain/bird1.jpg

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bballarl
07-13-2011, 02:12 PM
What happened to Josh (ragepatton)? I can't recall him posting anything recently.

amyzzz
07-13-2011, 02:14 PM
He got married and went on his honeymoon. I was just thinking the same about you actually, Andrew.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-13-2011, 02:14 PM
He just got married and went on a honeymoon to Egypt. He's been posting in the I'll Be Your Mirror UK thread in the Other Festivals section as he's about to depart for that as well, but I think generally he's just really busy right now.

EDIT: Drats, Amy beat me to it.

Geno_g
07-13-2011, 04:34 PM
In an almost unprecedented move, a television network has actually listened to The People. By popular demand, Nickelodeon hopes to create a "new midnight society" by airing re-runs of the network's most beloved series in a block called The 90s Are All That. Having previously teased us with a clip of Kenan Thompson sitting on the old SNICK couch, this new promo teases all of our old favorites from Double Dare to Salute Your Shorts, Clarissa Darling to host Stick Stickly. This trip down memory lane begins next Monday, July 25th

http://jezebel.com/5820860/90s-nickelodeon-nostalgia-returning-to-your-television-on-monday

menikmati
07-13-2011, 07:06 PM
I <3 90's SNICK

Gribbz
07-13-2011, 07:12 PM
I <3 90's SNICK

YES. I spent my day off last week watching old episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark?




...








Fuck that cigar smoking clown.

chiapet
07-13-2011, 07:21 PM
I had no idea what Snick was, but I just looked it up and I guess I actually saw most of those shows when I was babysitting kids. Especially Clarissa and Ren & Stimpy.

Sleepingrock
07-14-2011, 08:43 AM
I had a dream last night that Salah and I met the Flight of the Conchords in a park in Minnesota, getting a picture of me and them turned into Salah creating a short film about us all.

marooko
07-14-2011, 09:32 AM
Not only do they want to know it was a gift, but they want to know the account balance on the person gifting the money. "It's none of their damn business how much money I have!", says my dad. LOL!!!

canexplain
07-15-2011, 08:39 AM
My daughter is getting married tomorrow .... yikes .........cr****

locachica73
07-15-2011, 08:42 AM
Congrats to your daughter. They grow up awfully fast, huh?

canexplain
07-15-2011, 09:01 AM
Congrats to your daughter. They grow up awfully fast, huh?

Thanks. She does have 5 kids and two adopted kids so it's about time :) cr****

amyzzz
07-15-2011, 09:04 AM
Congratulations, Ron. Are you giving her away?

canexplain
07-15-2011, 09:32 AM
Congratulations, Ron. Are you giving her away?

I adopted her so her bio dad is doing that. I have no problem with that but geez my ex does ..... it's her choice I think .... it will be fun .... party :) cr****

canexplain
07-15-2011, 12:15 PM
This is the weirdest thing I have seen in a while (and no I am not looking in a mirror). A friend of mine at work received a letter from another state. The postmark is local here though. He googled the address and could not find the senders. His name and address were correct on the envelope he received. Inside, wrapped in a white piece of paper was a crisp $100 bill. There was nothing else in there at all, no send me this or help me out. Nothing. The bill was taken to the bank, he kept it though, and they said it was real. Sure sounds like a scam to me, but if it is, I have no clue how it would work. Has anyone else run into this? Cr****

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-15-2011, 02:55 PM
http://oldcomics.everydaycute.com/comic/makingbiscuits.gif

marooko
07-15-2011, 03:23 PM
That may be the hundred dollar bill stolen from my house a couple years ago.

I.F.A.
07-15-2011, 03:26 PM
YES. I spent my day off last week watching old episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Fuck that cigar smoking clown.



OMG, SERIOUSLY. That episode gave me the worst nightmares when I was a kid.

Sleepingrock
07-15-2011, 08:08 PM
I was invited to the bar tonight by a swiss girl, swiss boy and a german girl. They were customers at the coffee shop I work at and I swear the swiss girl was hitting on me. This is the first time I am actually sad about being underage (and taken if I was of age). November 1st, then the Europeans are mine.

fatbastard
07-15-2011, 08:13 PM
Hit that fonfu!

lunatic core
07-16-2011, 01:55 AM
http://nationalwatergunfight.com/

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 09:52 AM
while my rantings in the turntable.fm thread were scoffed at by most... i went to a meeting today with several of the biggest (or soon to be acquired by THE biggest) data-mining, analytics, and advertising players today that absolutely solidified my feelings on the issue. this stuff is already scary and can only get worse.

for most there is absolutely no conscience at play issue... it seems only natural to these folks (even the do-no-evil types) that behavioral mechanisms should be exploited economically.

J~$$$$
07-18-2011, 09:58 AM
while my rantings in the turntable.fm thread were scoffed at by most... i went to a meeting today with several of the biggest (or soon to be acquired by THE biggest) data-mining, analytics, and advertising players today that absolutely solidified my feelings on the issue. this stuff is already scary and can only get worse.

for most there is absolutely no conscience at play issue... it seems only natural to these folks (even the do-no-evil types) that behavioral mechanisms should be exploited economically.

add me on google+.

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 10:04 AM
add me on google+.

I actually do have an account (with virtually no activity, as I don't see any benefit to engaging with the service at this point)... although I opted out of the targeted marketing data gathering first thing.

I have no intention of being a complete Luddite with this stuff, but I'm very wary.

J~$$$$
07-18-2011, 10:46 AM
for most there is absolutely no conscience at play issue... it seems only natural to these folks (even the do-no-evil types) that behavioral mechanisms should be exploited economically.

This is a very frightening reality to me also. There was a real great TED talk about filter bubbles that is very relevant.

http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 11:01 AM
This is a very frightening reality to me also. There was a real great TED talk about filter bubbles that is very relevant.

http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html

ah, this is great. thanks.

this is exactly the kind of thing that scares me the most. the most frightening aspect is how impossibly opaque this infrastructure is at the moment.

marooko
07-18-2011, 11:15 AM
Man that sucks. It's one thing to get the impression that it's happening, but to see the evidence and have it spelled out in this nature is frightening.

guedita
07-18-2011, 11:19 AM
ah, this is great. thanks.

this is exactly the kind of thing that scares me the most. the most frightening aspect is how impossibly opaque this infrastructure is at the moment.

I feel like not only are a vast majority of people unaware of things like the filter bubble, they also won't really think critically enough about what that means in the long run. I.E. they won't care that it's happening because it's convenient in the short term and/or they are accustomed to this system and are unwilling/don't see the need to question/challenge it.

PotVsKtl
07-18-2011, 11:21 AM
I don't see conscience at play either. We freely provide a wealth of personal information which is stored indefinitely in various states of protection. Along comes somebody enterprising and they connect the dots to reveal a market. It doesn't seem natural, it is natural.

Sleepingrock
07-18-2011, 11:24 AM
That was a good talk. I fear that too many people will enjoy these filter bubbles mostly in part due to our laziness, just like how Eli Pariser mentioned in regards to the "junk food" information that we are fed.

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 11:38 AM
I don't see conscience at play either. We freely provide a wealth of personal information which is stored indefinitely in various states of protection. Along comes somebody enterprising and they connect the dots to reveal a market. It doesn't seem natural, it is natural.

I agree that it's natural within the context of the market, but the way we've implemented concepts of "free market" is anything but natural. Anyone with an ounce of sense willing to step beyond their corporate acclimatization or their MBA should readily be able to understand that, while they may be offering up information freely, most people that interface with these paradigms have not yet been able to understand the implications of their actions. To exploit that is unethical.

PotVsKtl
07-18-2011, 11:44 AM
Why is the line drawn at the internet? There's nothing new about the gathering and use of demographics in a market. Do you see an ethical requirement for advertisers to protect people from being advertised to in accordance with their perceived interests? The "filter bubble" talk was interesting, but the only reasonable takeaway is that people should use aggregators that allow some level of (de) personalization. If that's their thing.

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 11:56 AM
Why is the line drawn at the internet? There's nothing new about the gathering and use of demographics in a market. Do you see an ethical requirement for advertisers to protect people from being advertised to in accordance with their perceived interests?

Of course the line isn't drawn at the internet, but given that most people (and regulatory frameworks) are still struggling with developing a basic set of skills for interaction, self-censoring, and privacy in the use of digital media, it's one of the most disconcerting areas right now. And certainly ripe for exploitation. The same goes for smartphones in general as well as home entertainment devices. For a non-Internet example, check out the smart grid stuff that has been a hotly contested regulatory debate in CA. Same issues.

Receiving specialized advertising certainly isn't new... It's existed in analog format for decades. Advertising really is, in my mind, the most benign implementation of behavioral information. This isn't just about advertising though. It's also about price discrimination and, in a more extreme tin-foil projection of the future, access to information.

Limited price discrimination in this form has already existed in the analog format as well (its why some people receive coupons and others don't). That model is blown away by what these companies are capable of now.

jackstraw94086
07-18-2011, 12:11 PM
There are laws against true price discrimination (as opposed to selective marketing). Consciencious companies know and abide by those laws, and those that don't can be punished if caught. handcuffing companies because those the watchdogs haven't perfected their game isn't fair.

It's impossible to draw up absolute fair and comprehensive rules in advance. Also there would probably be ways to subvert any amount of effort applied in advance anyway.

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 12:27 PM
There are laws against true price discrimination (as opposed to selective marketing). Consciencious companies know and abide by those laws, and those that don't can be punished if caught. handcuffing companies because those the watchdogs haven't perfected their game isn't fair.

It's impossible to draw up absolute fair and comprehensive rules in advance. Also there would probably be ways to subvert any amount of effort applied in advance anyway.

Price discrimination laws are pretty susceptible to loopholes in regards to this kind of e-commerce. That said, we are moving into an era where the lines are blurred. It's no longer just selective marketing, it's selective access that doesn't fit within the traditional definition of price discrimination (and is black boxed to boot).

I completely agree that many and most regulatory schemes suffer from an inability to stick with the times. And when we do give regulatory bodies a more real-time arm, they turn out to be completely inept at best and corrupt at worst (ftc? copyright office?). Despite some snafus, if pressed I'd probably say that's the kind of regulation I would lean towards. We need more safeguards against lobbying, but that's not a problem exclusive to these issues.

I'm not suggesting handcuffs at the end of the day. More than anything I believe the problem is consumers and their lack of hesitation... I'm not proposing some kind of sweeping regulatory reform tomorrow... It just makes me uneasy and I wish more people felt that way.

PotVsKtl
07-18-2011, 12:30 PM
I wish more people knew not to shit on my sidewalk but that won't stop me from using their waste as fuel.

wmgaretjax
07-18-2011, 12:39 PM
uh-huh

PotVsKtl
07-18-2011, 12:44 PM
Look, complaining about my sidewalk is all I've got left. Don't fuck this up for me.

jackstraw94086
07-18-2011, 12:49 PM
Price discrimination laws are pretty susceptible to loopholes in regards to this kind of e-commerce. That said, we are moving into an era where the lines are blurred. It's no longer just selective marketing, it's selective access that doesn't fit within the traditional definition of price discrimination (and is black boxed to boot).

I completely agree that many and most regulatory schemes suffer from an inability to stick with the times. And when we do give regulatory bodies a more real-time arm, they turn out to be completely inept at best and corrupt at worst (ftc? copyright office?). Despite some snafus, if pressed I'd probably say that's the kind of regulation I would lean towards. We need more safeguards against lobbying, but that's not a problem exclusive to these issues.

I'm not suggesting handcuffs at the end of the day. More than anything I believe the problem is consumers and their lack of hesitation... I'm not proposing some kind of sweeping regulatory reform tomorrow... It just makes me uneasy and I wish more people felt that way.

I'm not sure if part of your argument is perhaps something like the digital divide somehow creates a passive form of price discrimination, but the subtle ways around selective/local pricing have always existed, even if it's perhaps easier to do now. I'm curious as to some examples you have for new/unique ways price discrimination can be applied in e-commerce.


keep in mind that it's only original ticket price that must be the same for everyone. promotions and discounts don't apply.

chiapet
07-18-2011, 12:57 PM
The problem absolutely is consumers, who will not educate themselves and will not practice any caution, and then will behave hysterically once the media makes them aware of the ways in which their information can or has already been exploited.

People like me are part of the problem in that we have a general sense of what is going on but don't drastically change the way we behave. I feel like there is already so much information available up to this point, and I'm not really willing to live my life with the degree of paranoia that would be needed to reduce my personal risk in data mining. I end up feeling like, what's the point? So much of my life is already mined.

PotVsKtl
07-18-2011, 12:59 PM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41YfClovDjL._SS500_.jpg

MissingPerson
07-18-2011, 08:26 PM
Watching a thing about the forthcoming live action Batman stage show. It features wire stunts, fight scenes and fairly amazing AV stuff, and nobody's been maimed or crippled or had to listen to Bono in its production thus far.

malcolmjamalawesome
07-18-2011, 08:36 PM
Is it me or has Borders gone out of business like 20 times

GeezrRckr
07-18-2011, 08:37 PM
The problem absolutely is consumers, who will not educate themselves and will not practice any caution, and then will behave hysterically once the media makes them aware of the ways in which their information can or has already been exploited.

SNIP: I end up feeling like, what's the point? So much of my life is already mined.
The beginning, and end, of your post pretty much encapsulates why this, and the rest of our personal rights continue to be stripped from us.

chiapet
07-18-2011, 08:40 PM
Wasn't that my point? People either don't know it's going on, or know but figure, what the fuck can *I* do about it.

GeezrRckr
07-18-2011, 08:45 PM
What's distressing is that you are aware of it and still feel resigned.

There are some things you can do. Kill your Facebook for one. I'm sure that will get a crickets reception on here.

MissingPerson
07-18-2011, 08:52 PM
If I didn't need it for organising College projects, I'd kill the fucker in a heartbeat.

SoulDischarge
07-18-2011, 09:16 PM
I think I use Facebook to stay in touch with people more than any other outlet (besides maybe this board).

GeezrRckr
07-18-2011, 09:19 PM
Speaking of transparency...just got wind of this (which I'm sure is weeks late). I sure do hope there is, at least, a member of Anonymous that is on the inside at this.

fcSTF352cEc

caco0283
07-19-2011, 10:53 AM
So I'm up for this new job tomorrow. I was on the phone with the owner yesterday and he basically told me I had the job but tomorrow I meet with them and get the full details. Wish me luck everyone!!!

chiapet
07-19-2011, 10:54 AM
That's awesome, Ronnie, congrats & good luck.

caco0283
07-19-2011, 11:06 AM
Thanks I'll be working for East Coast Jewelers and UN Cells. Starting up their video production. Granted its taking me away from films but I'm still working on the documentary I've been doing for the past 2 years. The cell phones they sell are crazy about 50 grand each.

http://www.uncells.com/about/the-chairman/


It seems that last year's hybrid Chairman phone is now out of stock and its Swiss maker Ulysse Nardin is preparing the successor. The new Chairman has a touchscreen, 8MP camera and some good 32GB worth of storage. With 8 hours of talk time and 30 days of standby the Chairman is not the usual luxury phone you are used to see. Beneath the shiny armor lies Android-driven smartphone with all the high-end features you might expect.
Besides the phone part, the Chairman has one really interesting innovation - the watch-like kinetic rotor system for passive recharging of the battery.
The new Chairman extends the specs sheet with bigger 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen (with multi-touch support) and a Freescale i.MX processor (i.MX is an entire processor family, so nothing specific here). And did we mention it runs Android?
Anyway, the rest of the specs sheet includes a juicy 8 megapixel camera, a fingerprint reader for locking the thing, 32GB internal memory and HD video playback. The connectivity is also duly covered with 3G with HSPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB.
As an alternative power source you can use the built-in kinetic rotor or the crown winding mechanism - both borrowed directly from wrist watches.

amyzzz
07-19-2011, 11:16 AM
$50,000 for a cell phone? Holy crap.

COngrats, ROnnie!

TallGuyCM
07-19-2011, 11:59 AM
Fuck yeah, Ronnie. :)

rskapcat
07-19-2011, 01:00 PM
Congrats, Ronnie. Big pimpin'.

HunterGather
07-19-2011, 07:09 PM
http://29.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lo9g49ddu21qabfx1o1_500.gif

caco0283
07-20-2011, 10:53 AM
so my meeting with the owner has been pushed back cos he is going to be stuck in meetings till about 8pm....GRRRRR

kreutz2112
07-20-2011, 11:08 AM
It seems that last year's hybrid Chairman phone is now out of stock and its Swiss maker Ulysse Nardin is preparing the successor. The new Chairman has a touchscreen, 8MP camera and some good 32GB worth of storage. With 8 hours of talk time and 30 days of standby the Chairman is not the usual luxury phone you are used to see. Beneath the shiny armor lies Android-driven smartphone with all the high-end features you might expect.
Besides the phone part, the Chairman has one really interesting innovation - the watch-like kinetic rotor system for passive recharging of the battery.
The new Chairman extends the specs sheet with bigger 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen (with multi-touch support) and a Freescale i.MX processor (i.MX is an entire processor family, so nothing specific here). And did we mention it runs Android?
Anyway, the rest of the specs sheet includes a juicy 8 megapixel camera, a fingerprint reader for locking the thing, 32GB internal memory and HD video playback. The connectivity is also duly covered with 3G with HSPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB.
As an alternative power source you can use the built-in kinetic rotor or the crown winding mechanism - both borrowed directly from wrist watches.

I this the phone that costs $50,000?

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-20-2011, 11:19 AM
it's covered in diamonds and has a screen and buttons made of sapphire.
http://www.uncells.com/

chiapet
07-20-2011, 06:54 PM
Tonight, on facebook, I stumbled on this guy that I knew all through school. Our parents were friends, we weren't really. Our mothers both had their hearts set on we kids somehow marrying so they could be in-laws.

SO. When he popped up under "People You May Know," I couldn't resist. Apparently he turned into this weird person who travels across the country going to these music festivals where these hippie-raver type people take a bunch of drugs and dance all night.

....

fatbastard
07-20-2011, 06:58 PM
Sounds like a match in heaven.

chiapet
07-20-2011, 07:03 PM
I just think it's funny. Our parents were church friends. I haven't sent him a friend request, because I have no reason to still remember who he is.

Oh and the other day I noticed that my parents' OTHER church friends... their son is on facebook, he lives in California, and he is uber gay. Like modeling himself after George Michael type gay. He actually looks pretty good as a George Michael wannabe!

Unrelatedly one of my friends says today:
My coworker just came over to show me a drawing he had done. There was a bear riding a unicorn. The unicorn was high-fiving a cobra, and the bear was being attacked by a tiger. There was a jungle background.

This is the most random thing I've ever heard. I will get her to scan it so I can post it.

fatbastard
07-20-2011, 07:05 PM
Please. That sounds crazy.

kreutz2112
07-21-2011, 10:01 AM
Who knows of a good auction sniping program?

miscorrections
07-21-2011, 10:07 AM
JustSnipe is pretty good if you're not doing it too often, there's a monthly cap of like...5 auctions I think?

lunatic core
07-21-2011, 10:13 AM
Tonight, on facebook, I stumbled on this guy that I knew all through school. Our parents were friends, we weren't really. Our mothers both had their hearts set on we kids somehow marrying so they could be in-laws.

SO. When he popped up under "People You May Know," I couldn't resist. Apparently he turned into this weird person who travels across the country going to these music festivals where these hippie-raver type people take a bunch of drugs and dance all night.

....

The other night at my friends Dj event I ran into one of his friends from high school. The dialog went something like this:

"Hey you remember when I ran away from home and came and stayed at your house til Jodan got home?" ME- "No, I honestly don't"

and then I walked away.

Fun times.

kreutz2112
07-21-2011, 10:18 AM
JustSnipe is pretty good if you're not doing it too often, there's a monthly cap of like...5 auctions I think?

This is a one time deal. I just used Gixen, thanks for the suggestion though. My auctions over in a 1.5 hours. I better fucking win.

kreutz2112
07-21-2011, 11:05 AM
Corinna (or anyone), have you ever tried using more than one snipe program for a single auction?

miscorrections
07-21-2011, 11:15 AM
Nope, never needed to.

kreutz2112
07-21-2011, 11:17 AM
Ok. I'm just stressin'

SoulDischarge
07-21-2011, 11:21 AM
You'll get your child back. I have faith.

kreutz2112
07-21-2011, 11:23 AM
In retrospect I should have mentioned he had ginger genes in the original listing. I could have avoided this altogether.

kreutz2112
07-21-2011, 11:47 AM
It was a close one, but I came out victorious.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-21-2011, 12:21 PM
On my recommendation, my 78-year old boss bought a Roku player like 3 months ago. he just walked into my office 5 minutes ago and offered to take me out to a dinner and a movie if i would come over to his house and set it up for him.

Hannahrain
07-21-2011, 12:30 PM
Sounds like he's been looking for an excuse to ask you out for a while, then. Have a good time! Just be your charming self and he'll be smitten.

jackstraw94086
07-21-2011, 12:33 PM
Thanks I'll be working for East Coast Jewelers and UN Cells. Starting up their video production. Granted its taking me away from films but I'm still working on the documentary I've been doing for the past 2 years. The cell phones they sell are crazy about 50 grand each.

http://www.uncells.com/about/the-chairman/

that is absolutely insane for a device that will be obsolete in under 2 years.

Hannahrain
07-21-2011, 12:43 PM
Isn't that sort of the nature of conspicuous consumption, though? Nobody's going to buy it because it's a great phone. They're going to buy it because they can and they want you to know about it. Just like they will in two years. Rinse, repeat.

Sleepingrock
07-21-2011, 12:52 PM
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill that officially classifies beer as alcoholic.

Oh those Russians.

caco0283
07-21-2011, 01:02 PM
that is absolutely insane for a device that will be obsolete in under 2 years.

I agree with you. They also allow customers to bring their phones in when something new comes out on other phones and they will make that phone all new for you. That way you are always up to date on what is new in other phones.

BTW I spoke with them today and I start next week!! I'm basically taking over and starting up all the video production for the phone company, jewelery company , and for Cool and Dre. My friend is an assistant/security for this guy Bobby and he is starting up a music company and he likes the work I've done for him in the past so yeah thats how this great deal came along. Here is some info on the dude I'm working for.

http://www.hauteliving.com/2007/07/golden-boy-east-coast-jewelry/

chiapet
07-21-2011, 01:54 PM
Congrats, Ronnie!

Geno_g
07-21-2011, 04:36 PM
Number one city in the US for longest life expectancy...
San Jose, Calif.
Average male life expectancy in the last decade: 79.2

Average female life expectancy in the last decade: 82.9

http://www.thedailybeast.com/galleries/2011/07/18/longest-living-cities.html

Nice!

Hannahrain
07-21-2011, 07:43 PM
Someone in one of our suburbs repeatedly stabbed and half-skinned a jack russell terrier and then left it on the owner's property. I'm going to vomit.

Geno_g
07-21-2011, 09:20 PM
Someone in one of our suburbs repeatedly stabbed and half-skinned a jack russell terrier and then left it on the owner's property. I'm going to vomit.

:( This is sad...

miscorrections
07-21-2011, 10:39 PM
That's awful. I'm sorry it was brought to your attention, because unfortunately I'm sure there are people like that in every city. It's terrifying and heartbreaking and I wish it was unbelievable. And I mostly wish shit like that never happened, because seriously, why? Just why?

J~$$$$
07-22-2011, 07:08 AM
http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/675057/beavis-and-butt-head-sdcc-11-sneak-peek.jhtml#id=1667713

Im 15 all over again.

SoulDischarge
07-22-2011, 09:40 AM
Oh man. So great. Especially replacing music videos with Jersey Shore.

J~$$$$
07-22-2011, 12:14 PM
I lost it when butthead said if they did the chart long enough the could figure out where herpes began.

samiksha
07-22-2011, 01:00 PM
Hey. Youtube is hard to browse if you don't know what you're looking for. So I need ideas. It would be nice, anyway. I could manage without. Anyway, I need a video somewhere around 2-4 minutes long that I can analyze for rhetorical devices. It can be anything.

canexplain
07-22-2011, 01:21 PM
Hey. Youtube is hard to browse if you don't know what you're looking for. So I need ideas. It would be nice, anyway. I could manage without. Anyway, I need a video somewhere around 2-4 minutes long that I can analyze for rhetorical devices. It can be anything.



I did a google on rhetorical devices youtube and came up with a bunch although I didn’t watch any of them. Cr****

J~$$$$
07-22-2011, 01:26 PM
Hey. Youtube is hard to browse if you don't know what you're looking for. So I need ideas. It would be nice, anyway. I could manage without. Anyway, I need a video somewhere around 2-4 minutes long that I can analyze for rhetorical devices. It can be anything.

1lLkEH7vuK0&feature

Courtney
07-22-2011, 01:33 PM
Hey. Youtube is hard to browse if you don't know what you're looking for. So I need ideas. It would be nice, anyway. I could manage without. Anyway, I need a video somewhere around 2-4 minutes long that I can analyze for rhetorical devices. It can be anything.

Asians in the library.

canexplain
07-22-2011, 02:06 PM
I wish Coachella would do something like this. A local high school should hit up GV and see what could get going next year. cr****


This is a Limited Edition of a Exclusive 10th Anniversary Bonnaroo Newspaper, which will include photos from the past 10 years! It has been licensed by Bonnaroo(r) for publication by the local paper in Manchester, TN - the Home of the Largest Music Festival in the US.
A large portion of the proceeds go to the Coffee Co. Red Raider High School Marching Band.

Hannahrain
07-22-2011, 05:53 PM
A family in the Cash Cab was just asked to name all the members of the Simpson family. Buzz and Lucy are my favorites, too.

caco0283
07-23-2011, 08:57 AM
So finally signed the papers yesterday to make my job official. I quit my job on Wednesday and start my new job on August 1st!!! I'll give you guys more details later but life just flipped on me.

HunterGather
07-23-2011, 09:07 AM
fIEpJ--95KM

Geno_g
07-23-2011, 09:37 AM
http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/675057/beavis-and-butt-head-sdcc-11-sneak-peek.jhtml#id=1667713

Im 15 all over again.
...

Oh man. So great. Especially replacing music videos with Jersey Shore.
I was dying when I saw Jersey Shore instead of music videos


I lost it when butthead said if they did the chart long enough the could figure out where herpes began.

HAHAHAHAHA....

MissingPerson
07-25-2011, 09:15 AM
The Vatican have recalled their Papal Nuncio/ambassador dude in response to a very angry speech by our Prime Minister, which accused them of, among other things, intentionally obstructing the state's investigation into "the rape and torture of children to protect its power and reputation" as recently as three years ago.

The PM, Enda Kenny, is a fairly devout Catholic, so that was a fairly giant statement for him to make. Recalling the Nuncio is kind of the Vatican equivalent of dividing up the CD collection and collecting your potted plants.

Anyway. So long, bastards.

amyzzz
07-25-2011, 09:22 AM
Is this good then?

MissingPerson
07-25-2011, 09:27 AM
It's good. It's a big giant ugly break up that hopefully spells the final end of the Church's historically cosy relationship with the government.

TomAz
07-25-2011, 09:47 AM
http://www.fathersarducci.com/images/frsarducci.gif

Pixiessp
07-25-2011, 11:17 AM
http://www.fathersarducci.com/images/frsarducci.gif

Father Guido Sarducci. Back in the days when SNL was rich.

marooko
07-26-2011, 09:43 AM
Got a call last night from a fabricator telling me the rail I detailed was fucked up. After about 2 minutes on the phone his attitude changed because he realized his field dimensions and the design were wrong. While my rail didn't fit out in the field, it matched design to a T. Went out this morning to get some numbers and am working on it now.

Watch when you call me telling me I fucked up on something I detailed. 99 times out of 100, you or the design are gonna be the ones in the wrong. It's not often I brag or talk myself up, but I can do my job very fucking well.

J~$$$$
07-26-2011, 02:49 PM
I never really cared about Lord of the rings backstory until now.

http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/j0619/lord_of_the_rings_question_what_exactly_can_you/

amyzzz
07-26-2011, 03:10 PM
I feel incredibly geeky and unattractive after having read that. (but I love it!)

Gribbz
07-26-2011, 03:58 PM
I never really cared about Lord of the rings backstory until now.

http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/j0619/lord_of_the_rings_question_what_exactly_can_you/

Can't wait for The Hobbit.

TomAz
07-27-2011, 02:28 PM
Do we have a batshit-crazy website thread? I can't remember.

Anyway, this guy thinks Stephen King killed John Lennon.

http://www.lennonmurdertruth.com/index.asp

sonofhal
07-29-2011, 08:33 AM
http://bushygifs.tumblr.com/

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
07-29-2011, 09:30 AM
dPEjLMXkNqA

marooko
07-29-2011, 10:15 AM
I love that guy. And the show is pretty good too.

SoulDischarge
07-29-2011, 11:28 AM
http://bushygifs.tumblr.com/

YES! A million times, yes! Although some of those could stand to be a little longer. And waaaay more "Wuthering Heights" gifs are necessary.

bmack86
07-29-2011, 11:42 AM
I lost it when butthead said if they did the chart long enough the could figure out where herpes began.

That was pure gold.

HunterGather
07-29-2011, 11:59 AM
I never saw THIS episode, but the gif makes it looks really sad when he left the show :(

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lojm75goSF1qcj794.gif

Aurgasm
08-01-2011, 12:40 PM
you dorks probably saw this ages ago, but if not, enjoi:

http://i.imgur.com/kFI68.jpg

WhyTheLongFace
08-01-2011, 12:42 PM
Saw it on your FB. Laughed really hard

amyzzz
08-01-2011, 12:46 PM
I feel sorry for the dumb cat lady.

MissingPerson
08-01-2011, 12:46 PM
A friend of mine is looking for work in Chicago.

He's looking for work this much (http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/res/2519436939.html).

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-01-2011, 12:52 PM
I've seen that cat thing before but i still just laughed my fucking ass off reading it again. there are a couple more -email threads from the same guy out there that are just as good, as I recall.

rskapcat
08-01-2011, 12:55 PM
Gemma, that's kind of adorable. I'd hire him.

Courtney
08-01-2011, 12:59 PM
That e-mail guy is amazing. I like the spider drawing one.

Courtney
08-01-2011, 01:06 PM
Also, fuck Mondays.

I.F.A.
08-01-2011, 01:09 PM
A friend of mine is looking for work in Chicago.

He's looking for work this much (http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/res/2519436939.html).

I would really like to buy him a lunchtime martini.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-01-2011, 01:09 PM
http://i.imgur.com/D69CY.gif

hawkingvsreeve
08-01-2011, 01:10 PM
Here is David Thorne's website. (http://27bslash6.com/)

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-01-2011, 01:15 PM
Here is David Thorne's website. (http://27bslash6.com/)

Oh yes, thank you. i forgot what the site was.

Similarly, E-Mails From An Asshole (http://www.dontevenreply.com/) is endlessly entertaining.

hawkingvsreeve
08-01-2011, 01:29 PM
Oh yes, thank you. i forgot what the site was.

Similarly, E-Mails From An Asshole (http://www.dontevenreply.com/) is endlessly entertaining.

Annnnnnnnnd, I'm dying over here.

SoulDischarge
08-01-2011, 02:27 PM
http://i.imgur.com/D69CY.gif

I nearly choked.

kreutz2112
08-01-2011, 04:04 PM
Oh yes, thank you. i forgot what the site was.

Similarly, E-Mails From An Asshole (http://www.dontevenreply.com/) is endlessly entertaining.

This is so good.

Hmm well yes that does sound nice, but I am looking for a place where I dont have to shit in my sink and sleep in a goddamn pool. Come on man! Good luck finding someone to rent you'll need it!

MissingPerson
08-01-2011, 04:41 PM
Gemma, that's kind of adorable. I'd hire him.

He's discovered from experience that his mildly-posh-Englishness is most definitely an asset. He recently interviewed with a call centre that wanted him purely to lend them a veneer of class by virtue of accent.


I would really like to buy him a lunchtime martini.

He is, alas, freshly married to a Chicago lady of equal awesomeness. Although to be fair, he's also unlikely to turn down a free drink under any circumstances whatsoever.

Gribbz
08-01-2011, 04:47 PM
Although to be fair, he's also unlikely to turn down a free drink under any circumstances whatsoever.

That's a given.

chiapet
08-01-2011, 05:24 PM
My mom insists on calling me while she's watching the news to give me her commentary as she watches. (Which doesn't even consist of anything insightful). And she wonders why I usually don't answer my phone.

MissingPerson
08-01-2011, 06:31 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milgram_experiment

Totally random thing:


Due to increasingly widespread knowledge of the experiment, recent replications of Milgram's procedure had to ensure that the participants were not previously aware of it.

Replications show societal dependence. In Western Anglo-Saxon and north European societies, results are along the lines of original Milgram experiment, showing very high obedience percentages. In some Asian societies, obedience percentage was even greater, especially in East Asian and Muslim countries. However, aboriginal populations of Africa and Inuit of Canada show much lower obedience percentage; in Europe, exception is found in the Balkan region, especially in Serbia and Bosnia; in Latin America, Brazil and Costa Rica have substantially lower obedience percentage, while people from Nigeria and Ivory Coast have also been tested to show low obedience percentages

I grew up hearing all about military atrocities in the Bosnia/ Herzegovina war, so that caught my eye.

marooko
08-02-2011, 10:46 AM
"It's an important first step to ensuring that as a nation we live within our means,"

hahahaha. Right.

HunterGather
08-02-2011, 03:56 PM
http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpbp3ekpY31qklvfdo1_500.jpg

amyzzz
08-02-2011, 03:57 PM
YES

I need to see that thing in action.

MissingPerson
08-02-2011, 06:35 PM
On another forum I use, I got a load of infractions and warnings for calling somebody a troll, immediately before they were banned for trolling.

I am quite disproportionately annoyed by this. Someone is wrong on the internet, goddammit.

marooko
08-02-2011, 07:27 PM
Other forums are stupid.

Aphxtwinin
08-03-2011, 04:01 PM
woohoo! Just got into the University of Denver Graduate Business Certificate Program for Marketing!!!!!!!!!! EXCITED!

canexplain
08-04-2011, 07:09 AM
Someone at my work wants me to change her email address because it sounds odd. It is ANess@xxxxxxxx. I guess she is right …. Cr****

HunterGather
08-04-2011, 03:46 PM
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpdxuklrYS1qzpjrfo1_500.jpg

miscorrections
08-04-2011, 03:49 PM
That's the Death Bear, right? Such a cool thing.

HunterGather
08-04-2011, 05:28 PM
Is it? I just thought it would be very creepy/scary to open your door and see that standing there.

MissingPerson
08-04-2011, 05:46 PM
You invite him. Like Candyman.

lunatic core
08-04-2011, 05:54 PM
OMG thats awesome..
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/35319061/ns/today-celebrates_valentines_day/t/need-get-over-your-ex-call-death-bear/

canexplain
08-05-2011, 05:39 AM
August 5th 1967 First Pink Floyd lp
Named for a favorite chapter in a children's novel, Piper at the Gates of Dawn was the only Pink Floyd album recorded with Syd Barrett at the helm. The gifted genius composed one of the most psychedelic albums ever using the imaginative tale of four rural critters meeting the god Pan through the perceptive lens of LSD. By '68 Barrett had gone through the rabbit hole himself and never would return.

Courtney
08-05-2011, 02:14 PM
I was searching to try to figure out if writing CCing, cc-ing or cc'ing is more correct, but instead I found this:

http://i52.tinypic.com/zno5j4.jpg

rjadams90
08-05-2011, 02:24 PM
DdqCyFiM1wQ

MissingPerson
08-05-2011, 03:26 PM
Stasi - a little ridiculous.

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,777716,00.html

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-05-2011, 04:36 PM
I was searching to try to figure out if writing CCing, cc-ing or cc'ing is more correct, but instead I found this:

http://i52.tinypic.com/zno5j4.jpg

This is amazing.

canexplain
08-09-2011, 06:36 AM
Anyone want to guess who this is? cr****

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j211/canexplain/sinead.jpg

HunterGather
08-09-2011, 06:54 AM
That be flawless queen Sinead O'Connor.

HunterGather
08-09-2011, 06:55 AM
FUCK!
Sirius/XM has dropped BBC RADIO 1 from their channels.
No warning. No nothing.
Now I have to listen to it online at home (and its not time shifted like the Sirius broadcast was).

canexplain
08-09-2011, 08:19 AM
That be flawless queen Sinead O'Connor.

Right, I think I like old school Sinead ............cr****

HunterGather
08-09-2011, 04:12 PM
http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/file.php?40,file=21309,filename=thats_racist_racis t.gif

SoulDischarge
08-10-2011, 10:42 AM
Oh good lord http://gangstalkingworld.com/

canexplain
08-10-2011, 10:55 AM
Oh good lord http://gangstalkingworld.com/

Lolz I tried to go there and got Access Denied from an application. I can put myself in the supergroup but I'll just wait till I get home.... cr****

TomAz
08-10-2011, 12:26 PM
Oh good lord http://gangstalkingworld.com/

I can't tell if that's a real thing or if it is a parody.

koryp
08-10-2011, 12:40 PM
Between the long list of updates, and the privacy section it appears to be a real site, real thing, and the author clearly believes this is a public service. The FAQ gets pretty bizarre. Not quite Mel Gibson crazy, but getting there.

HunterGather
08-10-2011, 08:10 PM
Where the hell have I been??
Digitalism AND The Black Ghosts have released new albums this year!
Thank you, Spotify!

SDsoldier7
08-12-2011, 11:41 PM
why is everyone here so boring and predictable?

SoulDischarge
08-14-2011, 11:52 AM
I tried going to some adult sites and I got an Open DNS page saying that they've been blocked by Maplewood Management. This shouldn't be happening. I'm using my home internet where these sites have always worked and my mom, the only other person on the network, knows nothing about computers, so there's no way she could have blocked anything. Certain sites that I tried opening up via Google to figure out why this is happening are blocked as well.

getbetter
08-14-2011, 12:08 PM
Nothing worse than something fucking up your fapping session.

SoulDischarge
08-14-2011, 12:09 PM
Must have been a weird glitch. I'm fucking paranoid.

Hannahrain
08-15-2011, 09:59 AM
Pretty sure I just encountered Jay Leno.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-15-2011, 10:05 AM
He drives down the major cross street next tpo my house pretty often in his crazy old cars. they're usually very loud and moving like 20 mph and he wers goggles and gloves and it's very cute.

Hannahrain
08-15-2011, 10:08 AM
But I live in Oregon.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-15-2011, 10:11 AM
Well, yes, i realize that. I was just sharing an anecdote.

Hannahrain
08-15-2011, 10:18 AM
I specifically and succinctly ask the good Lord to give me a Wheaton sighting while he's in town shooting Leverage and the omniscient fuck gives me Leno instead. This is just like every childhood Christmas. It's almost like the baby Jesus doesn't even care which celebrities I see.

TomAz
08-15-2011, 10:35 AM
don't take it personally Hannah. the baby Jesus doesn't care which celebrities any Jews see.

Hannahrain
08-16-2011, 04:01 PM
Well. I guess human tails look like this.

http://funstuffcafe.com/human-tail-just-nature-going-wrong

Hannahrain
08-16-2011, 04:02 PM
It's like if you had carrots for genitals. On your back.

SoulDischarge
08-16-2011, 04:13 PM
They're pretty hideous and painful looking, but at least you'd be able to swat away flies and rapists.

amyzzz
08-16-2011, 04:17 PM
It looks like a very thick pig's tail. Thanks for posting that.

malcolmjamalawesome
08-18-2011, 07:28 AM
In terms of making the most impact on our day to day lives, is the dawn of the Internet the most important event that has occurred/will occur in our lifetimes?

lunatic core
08-18-2011, 08:04 AM
In terms of making the most impact on our day to day lives, is the dawn of the Internet the most important event that has occurred/will occur in our lifetimes?

Has anything else ever touched so many aspects of our daily lives? Unless something catastrophic comes along and ruins the planet, I can't imagine what could have a greater impact on daily living than the internet.

koryp
08-18-2011, 08:45 AM
In terms of making the most impact on our day to day lives, is the dawn of the Internet the most important event that has occurred/will occur in our lifetimes?

Clearly, Lil B has had a greater impact on our world than some silly protocols.

KooKoo Banana Funtime
08-18-2011, 08:50 AM
Has anything else ever touched so many aspects of our daily lives? Unless something catastrophic comes along and ruins the planet, I can't imagine what could have a greater impact on daily living than the internet.

Oxygen

Courtney
08-18-2011, 09:09 AM
In terms of making the most impact on our day to day lives, is the dawn of the Internet the most important event that has occurred/will occur in our lifetimes?

Are you stoned?

KooKoo Banana Funtime
08-18-2011, 09:10 AM
the hoochie wants a puff puff

Courtney
08-18-2011, 09:16 AM
It's just a seemingly arbitrary and overly-grandiose question.

I would say that the gradual depletion of the world oil supply, coupled with increasingly high costs of oil, is probably just as important and impactful as the internet, if not more so.

KooKoo Banana Funtime
08-18-2011, 09:16 AM
wrong.

Courtney
08-18-2011, 09:26 AM
At least I didn't say 9/11 or the fall of the Berlin Wall.

KooKoo Banana Funtime
08-18-2011, 09:31 AM
At least I didn't say 9/11 or the fall of the Berlin Wall.

the most important event that has will occur in our lifetimes surely will be the fight over the diminishing drinking water...



or possibly Courtney's banana pic

guedita
08-18-2011, 09:43 AM
It's irrigation you dummies.

guedita
08-18-2011, 09:44 AM
(I'm thousands of thousands years old)

NachoCat
08-18-2011, 09:46 AM
In Tom's case I'd probably say the automobile.

KooKoo Banana Funtime
08-18-2011, 09:47 AM
or Thailand sex tours

Sleepingrock
08-18-2011, 09:50 AM
The bible.

KooKoo Banana Funtime
08-18-2011, 09:51 AM
the official edited version?

NachoCat
08-18-2011, 09:52 AM
Less blowing is usually a bad thing but...

http://pigjockey.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/1223379064_26a8a5a9_f-Chopstick-Fan-4699.jpg

chairmenmeow47
08-18-2011, 09:55 AM
donnie darko says soap

Courtney
08-18-2011, 09:57 AM
The bible.

We're still talking Tom's lifetime, right?

SoulDischarge
08-18-2011, 10:39 AM
This really biting piece I saw by this post-Bansky performance artist I saw at this warehouse/commune/performance space last fall. Without a doubt.

OnlyNonStranger
08-18-2011, 01:57 PM
My landlord just called me and asked to come over to the house so we can have a chat. She actually said chat, I feel like I'm in trouble..

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
08-18-2011, 02:02 PM
She's going to try to seduce you.

TomAz
08-18-2011, 02:03 PM
This page makes me feel important.


also, I agree with MJA.

If it were 1500, and MJA were talking about the printing press, Courtney would have countered with the depletion of the world's whale oil reserves and the increase in whale oil prices.

Courtney
08-18-2011, 02:08 PM
I'm not interested in the oil so much as the various political and economic ramifications it has had upon our society.

marooko
08-18-2011, 02:18 PM
The naked thread. On the internet. Boom!

HunterGather
08-19-2011, 11:37 AM
Awesome engagement photos!

http://badassness.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/weddingphoto-568x852.jpg
http://badassness.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/wedding3-568x378.jpg
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http://badassness.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/wedding10-568x378.jpg
http://badassness.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/wedding11-568x378.jpg

More:
http://www.badassdigest.com/2011/08/18/find-out-why-this-could-be-the-greatest-wedding-photo-of-all-time