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by scarletknight
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: If you can answer this question...
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: If you can answer this question...

Hmm. I usually check in with my Haw Brain first.

Oh, and welcome to the crew. And thanks for helping to keep the ship afloat.
by scarletknight
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Diana Rigg
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Diana Rigg

vorlon wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:14 am
I really enjoyed her performance in Game of Thrones.
I was surprised to see that in the obit I read. I didn't realize she had been in GoT - no HBO, so never watched it.
by scarletknight
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Kana
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Kana

Hello Kana, and welcome to the crew. We look forward to learning more about you.
by scarletknight
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Diana Rigg
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Diana Rigg

I was sorry to see that she had passed away. I enjoyed the original Avengers.
by scarletknight
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: COVID19
Topic: A Supercomputer Analyzed Covid-19 — and an Interesting New Theory Has Emerged
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: A Supercomputer Analyzed Covid-19 — and an Interesting New Theory Has Emerged

YAG wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:21 pm
Already covered viewtopic.php?f=28390&t=74166
So it was. My error - I didn't realize that was the same reference.
by scarletknight
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Literature
Topic: Dark Tower V. Game of Thrones
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: Dark Tower V. Game of Thrones

I have read all of Dark Tower, and most of Game of Thrones. I have not seen either of the adaptations. There's definitely some bleed over from several of King's other novels. Very different from GoT.
by scarletknight
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: New from Atlanta Georgia. Hello Gentlemen
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: New from Atlanta Georgia. Hello Gentlemen

Hello Alyssa, and welcome to the crew. We look forward to learning more about you.
by scarletknight
Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Literature
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 620
Views: 56628

Re: What are you reading?

Recently finished Finders Keepers by Stephen King. Next thing is probably the final book of the Bill Hodges trilogy.
by scarletknight
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Ripoffs & Scams
Topic: Tasha -Champaign - 217-427-8616
Replies: 7
Views: 701

Re: Tasha -Champaign - 815-201-5647

YAG wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:54 am
Gone to flat out thievery, using 815-201-5647 and bogus images.
Wait. You mean to tell me those ears and nose aren't real? Shocked, I tell you, I'm shocked.
by scarletknight
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Thank you Central IL I had a wonderful time!
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: Thank you Central IL I had a wonderful time!

Glad to hear you had a successful trip.
by scarletknight
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Thoughts
Topic: COVID positive
Replies: 28
Views: 787

Re: COVID positive

Lab time depends on the lab. There's usually a handful in any major city. Just losing one tech for a day can have a huge impact on throughput on that specific lab. Yuna's usage of that phrase is quite correct. Yep. That particular lab has an inadequate amount of at least one necessary component - e...
by scarletknight
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Hello from Madison
Replies: 6
Views: 355

Re: Hello from Madison

Hello, and welcome to the ranks of the active members. And thanks for helping to support the ship.
by scarletknight
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Thoughts
Topic: COVID positive
Replies: 28
Views: 787

Re: COVID positive

SB - glad to hear it didn't hit you too hard. And hopefully no long term complications. This thing scares me.
by scarletknight
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Recent storm that hit midwest
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: Recent storm that hit midwest

We were fortunate. Nothing but some smaller branches down.
by scarletknight
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Democrat Platform
Replies: 98
Views: 1781

Re: Democrat Platform

Fishstick wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:06 pm
Biden officially picks Kamala Harris as running mate.
And the right has already started in with the birther shit again.She is a natural born citizen, and eligible to be vice president.No ifs,ands or buts.
by scarletknight
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Food & Beverage
Topic: Today's Poll: Adventures in .... BEER!
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Today's Poll: Adventures in .... BEER!

My taste in beers runs towards darker ales - ambers, browns, red, scotch ales and the like. IPAs are alright; a really good lager goes well with certain kinds of food. Not a fan of wheat beers, stouts, sours, lambics, I also find a good dry hard cider can be an acceptable substitute- particularly w...
by scarletknight
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Food & Beverage
Topic: Today's Poll: Adventures in .... BEER!
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Today's Poll: Adventures in .... BEER!

My taste in beers runs towards darker ales - ambers, browns, red, scotch ales and the like. IPAs are alright; a really good lager goes well with certain kinds of food. Not a fan of wheat beers, stouts, sours, lambics, I also find a good dry hard cider can be an acceptable substitute- particularly wh...
by scarletknight
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: General Complaints
Topic: Spambots Arise!
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Spambots Arise!

I recently switched from Comcast to MetroNet as my ISP. It now appears that I cannot post unless I use Tor. I am getting a message saying Your IP xx.xxx.xxx.xx has been blocked because it is blacklisted. For details please see http://www.spamhaus.org/query/bl?ip=xx.xxx.xxx.xx We rely on spamhaus to...
by scarletknight
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: FNL FNLC, Loozer Club for Looooozerz
Replies: 5745
Views: 264074

Re: FNL FNLC, Loozer Club for Looooozerz

I have returned to perpetual loser status for the time being. Current circumstances have necessitated this choice.
by scarletknight
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Complaints
Topic: Spambots Arise!
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Spambots Arise!

I recently switched from Comcast to MetroNet as my ISP. It now appears that I cannot post unless I use Tor. I am getting a message saying Your IP xx.xxx.xxx.xx has been blocked because it is blacklisted. For details please see http://www.spamhaus.org/query/bl?ip=xx.xxx.xxx.xx
by scarletknight
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Random Blurt
Replies: 5625
Views: 326408

Re: Random Blurt

My dreams recently have been bordering on the weird to one degree or another. Why can't I just have a nice sex dream?
by scarletknight
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Attn conspiracy theorists
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Attn conspiracy theorists

I have clearly been doing my resume all wrong! My favorite is the yoyo tricks. Imagine sending this thing out and realize you forgot yoyo tricks. Seriously. I was glad to learn I am skilled - I have a passport too. I have to admit that I can't include divination of water though. What in god's name ...
by scarletknight
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 20
Views: 1093

Re: Saying Hello

Thank you everyone for the warm welcome:) I am excited to visit Central IL I usually only go to Chicago. Is there any great restaurants that are open that I should try? I love to try new places in new cities. Bloomington - Destihl (either of their locations - different menus); Ancho and Agave; Thai...
by scarletknight
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: COVID testing funds on the block per Trump
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: COVID testing funds on the block per Trump

YAG wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:34 pm
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackbrewst ... 43d5053cba

He wants to cull his herd, considering where the worst it is going on now.

Maybe Darwinism will make the species smarter.
by scarletknight
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: COVID testing funds on the block per Trump
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: COVID testing funds on the block per Trump

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackbrewster/2020/07/18/report-trump-wants-to-block-funding-for-virus-testing-cdc-in-next-stimulus-package/#6b43d5053cba He wants to cull his herd, considering where the worst it is going on now. Maybe Darwinism will make the species smarter. I am really starting to won...
by scarletknight
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Saying Hello
Replies: 20
Views: 1093

Re: Saying Hello

Welcome back, Jaydalee.
by scarletknight
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Who voted for this guy
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Who voted for this guy

Word salad. And yet they go on and on that Biden (who has a documented stammer) is incoherent.
by scarletknight
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: I am ...
Replies: 1980
Views: 64495

Re: I am ...

... astounded that something actually went right for once.
by scarletknight
Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Secretary Devos is Evil
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: Secretary Devos is Evil

There is a chance, not much of one, that she's just really stupid and brainwashed. Of course that's not mutually exclusive from her being evil. I can go along with evil and incompetent for the job. She sure knows how to stick it to new college grads though. I don't think she's stupid. I don't even ...
by scarletknight
Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Mask shaming
Replies: 27
Views: 686

Re: Mask shaming

What ever happened to civic responsibility? An analogy I heard earlier today - what if during the Blitz, Londoners had claimed personal liberty, and not blacked out their windows? Is wearing a mask inconvenient - yeah, somewhat. But it's not exactly a major sacrifice.
by scarletknight
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Professional Sports
Topic: Redskins and Indians name change.
Replies: 31
Views: 872

Re: Redskins and Indians name change.

(*) It's official (*) The Washington Redskins have retired the name and mascot. No new name mentioned. Seems like the ones they want to rename it to are having some trademark issues. Go figure Kinda like putting the cart before the horse. Yeah, I saw something about that. Some guy has registered tr...
by scarletknight
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Mask shaming
Replies: 27
Views: 686

Re: Mask shaming

Just happened to turn on the local news (CBS) right after i posted about the reliability of cloth masks and my remarks above. What was funny as shit is that a study was done that showed cloth masks really don't do shit to combat a virus. It may slow it, that's about it. Unless you have a filter in ...
by scarletknight
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: The Don. The Trumper.
Replies: 970
Views: 32250

Re: The Don. The Trumper.

I would guess politics, yes - it would tarnish his image as a successful billionaire, which would cost him votes in this upcoming election? It would have done that in the last election, it would do that in this one... It might open him up to charges of IRS fraud, based on what people have claimed a...
by scarletknight
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day indeed. :bm1 :bm3
by scarletknight
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Jokes and Funnies
Topic: Raccoon Abuse Must End
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: Raccoon Abuse Must End

I probably shouldn't say this (and you can delete if you see fit), but i just can't resist.

RACCOON LIVES MATTER!

Callous police don't even report on the fate of the varmint.
by scarletknight
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: COVID19
Topic: Well isnt this peachy - new COVID mutations already idemtified
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Well isnt this peachy - new COVID mutations already idemtified

It is better for the Virus to be less Virulent (makes you less sick). That way you keep passing it along and the strain "stays alive". If it killed the host off quickly, it couldn't spread as readily. So as all viruses mutate, they tend to become less virulent. This seems to be the case with the SA...
by scarletknight
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Post-riot Walkabout
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: Post-riot Walkabout

by scarletknight
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: The Fifth Element
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: The Fifth Element

I'll readily admit I've always enjoyed it. There are enough unique (dare I say it) elements that it holds its own. Plus I also like Bruce Willis.
by scarletknight
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Frodo lives.... but Bilbo is dead.
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Frodo lives.... but Bilbo is dead.

Who can forget his role in "The Fifth Element"? For me, the other major role I know him for is the android Ash in Alien. Those are the two other roles I actually remember him in, but he was in a lot of other stuff - I was looking at his roles on imdb.com. Time Bandits - Napoleon Ratatouille - Skinn...
by scarletknight
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: COVID19
Topic: First antibody study
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: First antibody study

It kind of seems like a toss-up between whether this is an extension of wave 1, or the beginning of wave 2. Probably depends on the exact location. Places like CA, FL and TX never really dropped off, just plateaued a while before this latest surge in cases began. NY and NJ have shown a real drop sin...
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Touring Announcements
Topic: Guess Who's on the Prowl.....
Replies: 8
Views: 804

Re: Guess Who's on the Prowl.....

You can never go wrong clicking on Larissa's sexy butt.
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Frodo lives.... but Bilbo is dead.
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Frodo lives.... but Bilbo is dead.

A few days late, but RIP Ian Holm.
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Charlton Heston
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Charlton Heston

Title characters in Ben Hur and El Cid. Michelangelo. Something Vargas in A Touch of Evil. None of those are sci-fi, obviously.

Character in Planet of the Apes was Taylor.

Did his character in Omega Man even have a name?
by scarletknight
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Pet Peeves
Replies: 231
Views: 14841

Re: Pet Peeves

Pharmaceutical ads. "Don't take DrugX if you're allergic to DrugX".
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Newbie from Bloomington Illinois
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: Newbie from Bloomington Illinois

Hello, and welcome to the crew. Always nice to see another BloNo member.
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General Complaints
Topic: Why support GBN
Replies: 15
Views: 789

Re: Keeping GBN Alive and Growing

From what I've seen on Twitter, it seems like some ladies are starting to tour again. I am hopeful that things will pick up some over the next couple of months. Regardless, I just renewed my membership, even if it's going to be another six months before things get even close to back to normal.
by scarletknight
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: I am ...
Replies: 1980
Views: 64495

Re: I am ...

... feeling kind of bummed, because this evening would have been the welcome reception for the meeting I go to every year. I'm going to miss seeing colleagues in person. Plus, I usually take the opportunity to sample the local hospitality wherever the conference is, and that's obviously not happening.
by scarletknight
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: The Don. The Trumper.
Replies: 970
Views: 32250

Re: The Don. The Trumper.

This guy knows no bounds in creating racial tension. His next rally: Oklahoma City, on June 19. The 99th anniversary and location of the worst and most violent incidence of racial unrest ever in the United States. Watch for the presence of the storm troopers. You are mistaken about the city. Make t...
by scarletknight
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: COVID19
Topic: Gonna pass on this advice from NYC
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Re: Gonna pass on this advice from NYC

What, you don't want to go out in a blaze of glory?
by scarletknight
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: To our folks in Minneapolis
Replies: 58
Views: 1314

Re: To our folks in Minneapolis

Activist Judges? That's a pipe dream. And they can not write laws. Way to many folks think that judges can, or reinterpret, etc. I am constantly amused by folks that try to fit a prior court ruling to a case that has a different set of facts. Thinking judges can do anything other than apply existin...
by scarletknight
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Nationwide Civil Unrest
Replies: 55
Views: 880

Re: Nationwide Civil Unrest

I think the most immediate issue here is the prevalence of police misconduct - I think I read somewhere that chances of a black male dying at the hands of the police were as good as those of any american dying in a motorcycle accident, twice as likely as those of a white male. Last time this was an...
by scarletknight
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Look at the bright side
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Re: Look at the bright side

Yeah, that sounds good and all, until you find out they’re getting them from STG.
by scarletknight
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Jacinda from WISCO
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Jacinda from WISCO

YAG wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:00 am
Skookum wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:47 am
¡Saludos y bienvenidos, Jacinda!
Thats Raccoonese for hi. Maybe Spanish, too.
Spacoonish?
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: Jacinda from WISCO
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Jacinda from WISCO

Hello Jacinda, and welcome to the crew.

And I care more about punctuality than punctuation.
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Nationwide Civil Unrest
Replies: 55
Views: 880

Re: Nationwide Civil Unrest

Those who are doing the looting are actually criminals using the protests as an excuse. They know LE aren't going to do anything right now. That was certainly the case in Bloomington IL. Peaceful protest yesterday afternoon, followed by what was described as a roving mob of people trying to loot st...
by scarletknight
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: Is there a reason for the Right devolving to pejorative nicknames?
Replies: 8
Views: 261

Re: Is there a reason for the Right devolving to pejorative nicknames?

Snowflakes. Dimocrats. And such. Is that your lack of an intelligent response to your ideological rivals, going to 3rd grade name calling? Seriously, take your oppononent seriously. You like foolish. I can't stand that behavior on either side. And I see it all the time, in politics, sports, you nam...
by scarletknight
Sun May 31, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Greetings to New Members
Topic: How did YOU Find the GBN?
Replies: 429
Views: 37441

Re: How did YOU Find the GBN?

I know I've asked this before, but with the massive influx of new members to the GBN over the past 6 months, it is time to ask again. How did you find the GBN? Yuna had originally mentioned. Like most, I lurked around enjoying the interesting conversations. The intelligence and attitude is refreshi...
by scarletknight
Fri May 29, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: To our folks in Minneapolis
Replies: 58
Views: 1314

Re: To our folks in Minneapolis

Charged with manslaughter https://www.npr.org/2020/05/29/864732088/minneapolis-seethes-over-george-floyds-death-as-trump-calls-protesters-thugs?utm_campaign=npr&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=nprnews&fbclid=IwAR0oqMug2cfstZdpUg88_lL_u6xMBiJ2OTam-tAE0pvDeqHjaHoPZT_o8bI&fbclid=IwA...
by scarletknight
Thu May 28, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: To our folks in Minneapolis
Replies: 58
Views: 1314

Re: To our folks in Minneapolis

A very unfortunate turn of events. From what I've read, it doesn't seem clear how things escalated to a violent confrontation. I always wonder when looting of this sort occurs whether those responsible were truly part of the protest, or just opportunists taking advantage of the situation. Hopefully ...
by scarletknight
Thu May 28, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Star Trek : Deep Space 9
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: Star Trek : Deep Space 9

I never was a huge fan of this show, and only caught episodes sporadically during its original run. Well, time is pretty wide open for any timevwasting actuvity I can find. This was it. Analysis Avery Brooks is guilty of WAY overacting, but not in the charming rogue way Shatner did Kirk. No, more l...
by scarletknight
Thu May 28, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: I am ...
Replies: 1980
Views: 64495

Re: I am ...

... going to be waiting a while longer before I have an opportunity to :bhump
by scarletknight
Tue May 26, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Professional Sports
Topic: "Iron" Mike Tyson comeback?
Replies: 9
Views: 328

Re: "Iron" Mike Tyson comeback?

Rumors of "Iron" Mike Tyson coming out of retirement to step inside the boxing ring. George Foreman did it. If Mike does comeback it could be quite a paycheck for him. Would Mike face a jamoke like Peter McNeeley in 1995? Only time will tell. I would watch, unless it is pay per view. Enjoy your day...
by scarletknight
Tue May 26, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Music and the Other Liberal Arts
Topic: For those who enjoy folk music from the British Isles
Replies: 0
Views: 143

For those who enjoy folk music from the British Isles

The host of the podcast Folk on Foot has organized two online festivals of folk musicians from UK. The second one was just this past Monday. Musicians doing ~30 minute sets for a total of 8 hrs. Fundraiser for a British musicians charity, Help Musicians (which was founded by composers Ralph Vaughan ...
by scarletknight
Thu May 21, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: I am ...
Replies: 1980
Views: 64495

Re: I am ...

......shocked it has taken grocery stores about 2 months to regain their normal inventories. The store I went to this morning is still not fully stocked on some things - TP and tissues were pretty low, as were cleaning supplies. It looked like the flour shelves were fairly depleted, but I didn't ac...
by scarletknight
Thu May 21, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: COVID19
Topic: Ugh
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Ugh

I guess I should be happy I just had to deal with a guy who didn't seem to realize the aisles were marked as one-way.
by scarletknight
Thu May 21, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: I am ...
Replies: 1980
Views: 64495

Re: I am ...

... tired of hearing a colleague pronounce the word basically without any L's.
by scarletknight
Wed May 20, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Swap Meet
Topic: Nuru inflatable mattress
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: Nuru inflatable mattress

For some reason, I had thought one would just use one of those inflatable camping mattresses, on the floor, rather than some kind of a cover on a regular mattress - just because protecting the mattress would also require protecting the bed it's on? But I confess my only source for this have been a ...
by scarletknight
Tue May 19, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: The Poor Tweeter in Chief
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: The Poor Tweeter in Chief

His propaganda arm at Fox is apparently no longer just towing the line according to his tweet at 930 last night. Maybe he should be reading reports and becoming familiar with what is actually going on in the world, instead of watching television. But that takes intellectual discipline - definitely ...
by scarletknight
Mon May 18, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Politics and Religion
Topic: What if you die of Covid 19?
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: What if you die of Covid 19?

I don't know anyone closely who even has a positive test. Up here in Minnesota we have the lowest number of cases per capita of all 50 states. Is that because of our compliance with shutdown procedures or just luck? Nobody knows. I do know someone well in NYC, who says it's not a matter of if but w...
by scarletknight
Mon May 18, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Scandal
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Scandal

This is the other show I've been making my way through. I thought it started out pretty well, but by the end I didn't particularly like any of the characters any more.
by scarletknight
Mon May 18, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Midnight Gospel
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: Midnight Gospel

This Netflix animated series reminds me of a particularly benign acid weekend in 1977. If you've never tried LSD, blackout your windows, put on your head phones or earbuds, grab some high sugar snacks and water, and let it run continuously until your ass is sore from sitting. Hadn't heard of this b...
by scarletknight
Mon May 18, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Movies & Television
Topic: Star Trek; Picard
Replies: 8
Views: 372

Re: Star Trek; Picard

I finally got to this in the past week or so. Finished yesterday. I enjoyed - I'll be interested to see what they do in the next season.
by scarletknight
Thu May 14, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Auto Insurance Rebates
Replies: 14
Views: 532

Re: Auto Insurance Rebates

I have no insurance Saving our planet? You riding public transportation? Insurance is for people that do not know how to properly drive A rock cracks your windshield. A deer running into the side of your vehicle at night. Yes, the side and not the front. Hail damage to your vehichle. These can happ...

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