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    Re: Ferguson

    killing people that don't pose an immediate threat to personal harm is not the purpose of a gun (which a man with a knife at a distance does not yet). You know why you can't imagine hitting a moving...
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    Re: Ferguson

    I wasn't necessarily aiming it at you. Just in general.

    Your point about them not taking knee shots because they probably shouldn't be taking any shot at all is valid.b But Jeff's point that...
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    Re: Ferguson

    the reckless angry narrative that all these cops are inherently sadistic and malicious is boring and fucking stupid.
    It doesn't impress anybody and only serves to polarize right wingers in favor of...
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    Re: Ferguson

    So this has devolved into people pouring in from anywhere but Ferguson with the express intent to start violence, and now protesters are getting shot by each other.

    These assholes' biggest fear...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    Stop dumping water on your heads, assholes. Just donate and STFU. Bragging about your charitable donations is incredibly gauche anyway.
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    Re: Ferguson

    so where does the holocaust enter into the story?
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    finishing a marsala sauce with a bit of heavy cream is my favorite way to do chicken marsala. Make a shitload of sauce and dump that shit over some angel hair pasta.
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    Re: Ferguson

    vague allusions to statistical studies can't be used to convict people.
    Without a more accurate account of what happened I still think the guy had general rage issues. A 6'4 290lb man (in a...
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    Re: Ferguson

    The 35' shooting distance after initial physical contact demonstrates to me time to think. Without knowing much else my own personal assumption is this cop has rage issues and not fear of black...
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    Re: Ferguson

    This is true, but what was the stated reason for the stop if not as a response to the robbery?

    Are we seriously being asked to believe that the guy ran them down so close that he didn't have room...
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    Re: Ferguson

    You're talking about aftermath and a separate incident 5 years ago. I'll explain myself even more clearly.

    I don't think the shooting was racially motivated. I suspect a guy that quick to shoot...
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    Re: Ferguson

    what I should have elaborated on is that I don't think it was a racial issue that started this.

    That it precipitated a military scaled response is a separate issue.
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    Re: Ferguson

    it should take at least 5 seconds to get 35' away from the car. That's enough time to make a conscious decision to fire and even aim appropriately.
    I don't think this is much more complicated than...
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    Re: Ferguson

    There's some context missing or the guy misspoke or is perhaps just an incompetent dumbass who can't be trusted to speak publicly, but anyone who thinks they are revealing a policy of using deadly...
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    Music just doesn't seem right when it's not coupled with fear of eternal damnation.
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    The Parkinsons news makes this more understandable. Take the soul-crushing depression and heap on the end of your career and the dread of deteriorating into a pity case. That's maybe too much to...
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    yeah that was sort of the whole joke.
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    We should all convene on yelling "What the fuck, dude!" from now on
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    but you'd probably admit his point that "gazoontite" is more fun to say.
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    claiming "bless you" is too demanding of God is more douchey than an atheist complaining about being blessed.


    I don't bother acknowledging it at all, and ideally prefer to not have anyone make...
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    subtle but important fix.
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    Did you really intend the phrase to mean you hope a dead body is not subjected to physical damage?
    Did you really?




    But on the flipside, even though some people say RIP simply as a reflex,...
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    He actuality are not!
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    Re: It's Raining TV Aliens

    The biggest tragedy here is that Robin will never be able to compensate me for the two hours of my life spent watching Bicentennial Man.
  25. Re: Next time you try to look haute...

    well then. forgot about that.

    Dani, please delete.
  26. Next time you try to look haute... next generation

    Festival threads (or fashion in general)

    Last weekend in SF was an all out onslaught on the fashion senses, with the Outslde Lands kids fanning out through the city each night, but it did allow...
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    Re: Next time you try to look hot...

    I mean seriously this really isn't the place for such puerile displays.
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    I have an artisan that's been going strong for about 5 years and mixes pasta and bread dough pretty well even down to a cup and half's worth of flour. That may be one slight disadvantage of the...
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    Re: The Walking Dead

    well see the interesting thing about that guy is
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    Any sort of greasy protein is like a godsend every morning out there. It's a shame your breakfast duty isn't later in the week since it's very common for folks to abandon their food constraints as...
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    Re: Next time you try to look hot...

    If every time he left he said "Thank y'all for comin' out. God bless good night" then I'd be doubly sure that's Russel Simmons.
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    You've perfectly described both, but coming from a place where everyone made this (way too) often, in practice people usually do both at once and conflate the terms, but more commonly call it au...
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    The 150+ for the worst bacteria is handy info. I'll look further into it and may back off the heat a bit (not on a grill any time soon though).

    In my case I'm pretty sure the dude just didn't...
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    I expect you've cooked more chicken than I have this so is a genuine inquiry. I've always avoided it on an outdoor grill after a horribly painful food poisoning experience at someone's party 20...
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    If your aging GI tract isn't guiding that choice it's certainly appreciative of it.
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    OMG if I were there I would have gotten to see the GOT blooper reel 10 minutes before the rest of the world did
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    Re: The Post Pictures of Your Pet Thread!

    There are still enough pigeons in SF to amuse cats.
    Although very A/C units to perch on.
  38. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    The show went off the rails end of last season trying to tease the edge of Ryan's sanity (in a far less subtle way than 2nd season) and then seemingly got lost and doesn't have any idea where it's...
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    rough draft of next edition cover
    http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/RiFFRAFFNeonIconCover3.jpg
  40. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I feel like the bad acting was almost directed to be such. It feels like a horror pastiche of 24, which necessarily means awful awful acting.
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    Re: Summer Songs

    http://howardkremer.bandcamp.com/album/have-a-summah
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    enjoy your stupid Dodgers cookies (nothing personal).

    Update on my DIY sous vide machine project: Abandoned it after my gf gave me the Anova immersion cooker. All I can say is holy shit. Done a...
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    Re: Health Insurance

    Pick a plan and then claim that as a Christian Scientist, medical treatment is against your beliefs and refuse to pay for any of it.
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    Re: Health Insurance

    It is however an example of morissetian irony.
  45. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I hope not. I've been masturbating furiously to that show so far.
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Related question: Would you feel more comfortable wearing an assault rifle in class?
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    Re: Community

    lol
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    the lesson example is a bit wacky but not sure it's an indictment of the system in general. I think the teacher has a responsibility to feather in what makes sense given their own context. Not sure...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    I understand that individuals within a population may learn differently, but still curious about Bryan's assertion that there are differences across populations based on geography (or whatever else...
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    Re: Health Insurance

    Obama's the last person who'd use that term. "obama-care" is just a nickname for the legislation imposed by others. No official documentation or anything else that's meant to be taken seriously...
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