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Out of the Blue

As mentioned last night, another leap second is coming before the end of this year. It's like a bad joke based on this bad year... everyone who said 2016 can't end one second too soon is now paying the irony tax. It seems this will come on New Year's Eve at 6:59:59 pm EST, which will be followed by 6:59:60 before the clock hits 7:00 pm. Hope this doesn't throw off the precise coordination of the countdown to midnight... Ryan Seacrest's job is hard enough as it is.

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31. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2016, 20:39 Dacote
 
HorrorScope wrote on Dec 30, 2016, 19:39:
Just wondering why we are calling 2016 a bad year? Not necessarily arguing, but wondering why many are calling is so.
Because so many famous people died and the stolen election.

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30. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2016, 19:39 HorrorScope
 
Just wondering why we are calling 2016 a bad year? Not necessarily arguing, but wondering why many are calling is so.  
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29. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2016, 11:05 Creston
 
Btw, condolences on your aunt, nin.
 
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28. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2016, 10:13 nin
 

If he wasn't a condescending asshole (and in rare occurrences, he's not), I wouldn't have a problem with him . I treat him like he treats others. When he starts shit, he gets it right back. His own behavior determines how things will go.

 
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27. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 30, 2016, 10:02 Creston
 
Dacron wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 17:01:
Wow. Must live a real interesting, busy life that he has to come back to a place where no one likes him and is constantly forced to leave against his wishes.

Plenty of people like him, he often has solid comments. He just tends to get a little too arrogant/patronizing from time to time, which leads to him getting banned again.

I'll take him over quite a few others.
 
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26. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 22:47 The Half Elf
 
At the end of the day we've all been assholes and idiots on the internet.
If arguing with people on the internet was the absolute worst thing going on in your universe, I envy you and wish I was as well off as you.
There have been worse people on this site (and don't even get me started on the internet), just count your blessings because we have 3 days left of this horrible year.
 
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25. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 19:58 TheVocalMinority
 
Dacron wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 17:01:

Wow. Must live a real interesting, busy life that he has to come back to a place where no one likes him and is constantly forced to leave against his wishes.


Why do you think nobody likes him? Although no quite up to the quality level of the Space Captain of old, the current iterations are IMHO solid contributors to the entertainment value of the Bluesnews comments section.
 



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24. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 19:45 Rigs
 
Dacron wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 17:01:
SlimRam wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 12:24:
We may be in for a long winter, his post count history is:

space captain 7699 posts before banned

space admiral 32 posts before banned

harlock 2999 posts before banned

rudra 290 posts before banned

That brings us to a average of 2,755. Yep, could be a looooooong winter

Wow. Must live a real interesting, busy life that he has to come back to a place where no one likes him and is constantly forced to leave against his wishes.

Does bring interesting imagery when you think of him though.

Take your pick, I'm sure he's in there somewhere...

=-Rigs-=
 
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23. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 17:48 1badmf
 
Steelcamp wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 14:09:
M16A1 service rifle...check
Set to auto...check
Incredibly hot Carrie Fisher...check ++++
May her and her beautiful mother rest in piece

shooting way more than 20 rounds without reloading... check XD
 
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22. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 17:01 Dacron
 
SlimRam wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 12:24:
We may be in for a long winter, his post count history is:

space captain 7699 posts before banned

space admiral 32 posts before banned

harlock 2999 posts before banned

rudra 290 posts before banned

That brings us to a average of 2,755. Yep, could be a looooooong winter

Wow. Must live a real interesting, busy life that he has to come back to a place where no one likes him and is constantly forced to leave against his wishes.

Does bring interesting imagery when you think of him though.
 



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21. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 14:57 nin
 
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 14:00:
I think the list is missing quite a few, Orphic Resonance anyone.

I forgot about that one.

 
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20. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 14:50 JoeNapalm
 
Cutter wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 13:34:
Yeah, but has 2016 really killed off more people, or just more people than usual that are popular and well liked?

Well, dude, you don't hear a lot of people going "Awww, crap! Annanias Mathe died!"

Of course we focus on the ones that were famous and well-liked.


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19. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 14:09 Steelcamp
 
M16A1 service rifle...check
Set to auto...check
Incredibly hot Carrie Fisher...check ++++
May her and her beautiful mother rest in piece
 



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18. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 14:00 RedEye9
 
JoeNapalm wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 12:44:
SlimRam wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 12:24:
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:36:
nin wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:13:
How soon until you have another freak out and get banned again?
Shall we start an ass captain pool?
Currently at post 102. Definitely will flameout before 502.

We may be in for a long winter, his post count history is:

space captain 7699 posts before banned

space admiral 32 posts before banned

harlock 2999 posts before banned

rudra 290 posts before banned

That brings us to a average of 2,755. Yep, could be a looooooong winter


Wait wait wait...

Harlock was SPACE CAPTAIN?

I hadn't been paying attention. This is like a Tyler Durden moment.



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17. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 13:34 Cutter
 
Yeah, but has 2016 really killed off more people, or just more people than usual that are popular and well liked? Every year there's people who die we all go 'Awww' to. The response to it seems like it's become something of a meme for everyone to get on board with.

Reality is the world is vastly overpopulated and it's only getting worse. Birth rates are still double death rates...and they're still increasing. Birth control has to be a new global maxim or we're headed for a Malthusian crisis. Granted, we'll likely all be dead before it occurs but your kids are screwed. At current rates each successive decade is going to get worse for everyone on this planet as population increase and move and resources dwindle. It'll make 2016 seem like a picnic by comparison.
 
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16. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Dec 29, 2016, 13:25 Task
 
Creston wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 10:58:
You're a giant PoS. Stop killing people already.

6000 people die per hour, 150,000 per day or something like that. It's normal. You know that kid book Everybody Poops? One should be Everybody Dies.
 
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15. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 13:12 The Half Elf
 
I am me, and have always posted as me.


*goes and calls everyone he knows to tell them he loves them before the end of the year*
 
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14. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 12:44 JoeNapalm
 
SlimRam wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 12:24:
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:36:
nin wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:13:
How soon until you have another freak out and get banned again?
Shall we start an ass captain pool?
Currently at post 102. Definitely will flameout before 502.

We may be in for a long winter, his post count history is:

space captain 7699 posts before banned

space admiral 32 posts before banned

harlock 2999 posts before banned

rudra 290 posts before banned

That brings us to a average of 2,755. Yep, could be a looooooong winter


Wait wait wait...

Harlock was SPACE CAPTAIN?

I hadn't been paying attention. This is like a Tyler Durden moment.



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13. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 12:39 Dacote
 
SlimRam wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 12:24:
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:36:
nin wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:13:
How soon until you have another freak out and get banned again?
Shall we start an ass captain pool?
Currently at post 102. Definitely will flameout before 502.

We may be in for a long winter, his post count history is:

space captain 7699 posts before banned

space admiral 32 posts before banned

harlock 2999 posts before banned

rudra 290 posts before banned

That brings us to a average of 2,755. Yep, could be a looooooong winter
Not sure if averages apply, hopefully it's the law of trends.
 
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12. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2016, 12:24 SlimRam
 
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:36:
nin wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:13:
How soon until you have another freak out and get banned again?
Shall we start an ass captain pool?
Currently at post 102. Definitely will flameout before 502.

We may be in for a long winter, his post count history is:

space captain 7699 posts before banned

space admiral 32 posts before banned

harlock 2999 posts before banned

rudra 290 posts before banned

That brings us to a average of 2,755. Yep, could be a looooooong winter
 
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