Out of the Blue

Happy Friday the 13th! It's a beautiful day in these parts, so it's hard to think of the date as a harbinger of bad luck. I mean it's not like I'm going to go around breaking mirrors or walking under any ladders, but I feel like as long as I don't tempt fate I should be okay. And maybe even if I do. I'm a guy who used to own a black cat, so I've been known to push the superstition envelope. Maybe that's why I've never won the lottery? Well, along with not playing of course. Anyway, be careful out there. Just in case.

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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 19, 2022, 06:01
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 19, 2022, 06:01
May 19, 2022, 06:01
 
fujiJuice wrote on May 13, 2022, 23:02:
Hey Blue, I have a feature request. Can you please make the logo in the footer either link back to the homepage or to the top of the current page. I would prefer homepage.

I find myself trying to click or tap it probably 140% of the time.
As has been reiterated from time to time, site requests shouldn't be buried in an unrelated news topic. That is what the General Discussion forum is for. Rolleyes
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 15, 2022, 11:02
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 15, 2022, 11:02
May 15, 2022, 11:02
 
Donkey_Punch wrote on May 13, 2022, 23:27:
Kudos for the Robert Heinlein quote. It is such a shame today so many people dismiss his work as dated.

He was so influential in speculative fiction that his works are classics.

I hope to someday see a miniseries done of "The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress". That would be awesome. Not a movie. A movie would never be able to cover it all. I envision at least six 1 hour episodes to do it justice. One of my all time favorite Heinlein books.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 14, 2022, 08:22
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 14, 2022, 08:22
May 14, 2022, 08:22
 
Donkey_Punch wrote on May 13, 2022, 23:27:
Kudos for the Robert Heinlein quote. It is such a shame today so many people dismiss his work as dated.

He was so influential in speculative fiction that his works are classics.
Surely only people who dismiss sci-fi completely? I've never met anyone who liked sci-fi that didn't think Heinlein was a great writer.
“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” -- Carl Sagan
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 14, 2022, 02:22
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 14, 2022, 02:22
May 14, 2022, 02:22
 
Donkey_Punch wrote on May 13, 2022, 23:27:
Kudos for the Robert Heinlein quote. It is such a shame today so many people dismiss his work as dated.

He was so influential in speculative fiction that his works are classics.

This.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 23:38
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 23:38
May 13, 2022, 23:38
 
Advisor: Your grace, we need more spice.
Emperor Walken: No, what we really need...is more cowbell.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 23:27
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 23:27
May 13, 2022, 23:27
 
Kudos for the Robert Heinlein quote. It is such a shame today so many people dismiss his work as dated.

He was so influential in speculative fiction that his works are classics.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 23:03
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 23:03
May 13, 2022, 23:03
 
The Half Elf wrote on May 13, 2022, 18:32:
sliv wrote on May 13, 2022, 18:31:
It’s my level-up day today. Always been fond of the #13 opting for it as my jersey number anytime I played a sport. It always seems to be available. I enjoy it even more when it lands on Friday.

The Sunday birthdays aren’t so fun as I end up sharing the day with all the mothers in the world.

Happy Birthday!

Thanks so much!
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 23:02
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 23:02
May 13, 2022, 23:02
 
Hey Blue, I have a feature request. Can you please make the logo in the footer either link back to the homepage or to the top of the current page. I would prefer homepage.

I find myself trying to click or tap it probably 140% of the time.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 21:00
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 21:00
May 13, 2022, 21:00
 
RedEye9 wrote on May 13, 2022, 20:29:
jdreyer wrote on May 13, 2022, 20:07:
GaianElite wrote on May 13, 2022, 15:43:
That longevity diet sounds like turning yourself into a preservative Hippy
Since finding out that the preservatives in Twinkies let them stay fresh for decades, I've been eating one after each meal.
45 days https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/923411578/a-disturbing-twinkie-that-has-so-far-defied-science
I eat McDonald's fries daily as well. 😄
I'm a smoldering volcano of virility. At least, that's what I tell myself.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 20:29
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 20:29
May 13, 2022, 20:29
 
jdreyer wrote on May 13, 2022, 20:07:
GaianElite wrote on May 13, 2022, 15:43:
That longevity diet sounds like turning yourself into a preservative Hippy
Since finding out that the preservatives in Twinkies let them stay fresh for decades, I've been eating one after each meal.
45 days https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/923411578/a-disturbing-twinkie-that-has-so-far-defied-science
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 20:07
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 20:07
May 13, 2022, 20:07
 
GaianElite wrote on May 13, 2022, 15:43:
That longevity diet sounds like turning yourself into a preservative Hippy
Since finding out that the preservatives in Twinkies let them stay fresh for decades, I've been eating one after each meal.
I'm a smoldering volcano of virility. At least, that's what I tell myself.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 18:32
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 18:32
May 13, 2022, 18:32
 
sliv wrote on May 13, 2022, 18:31:
It’s my level-up day today. Always been fond of the #13 opting for it as my jersey number anytime I played a sport. It always seems to be available. I enjoy it even more when it lands on Friday.

The Sunday birthdays aren’t so fun as I end up sharing the day with all the mothers in the world.

Happy Birthday!
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 18:31
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 18:31
May 13, 2022, 18:31
 
It’s my level-up day today. Always been fond of the #13 opting for it as my jersey number anytime I played a sport. It always seems to be available. I enjoy it even more when it lands on Friday.

The Sunday birthdays aren’t so fun as I end up sharing the day with all the mothers in the world.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 17:46
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 17:46
May 13, 2022, 17:46
 
Wait, why would the police send an officer who can't speak Spanish, to a Mental Health crisis at a Hispanic home?
It's not like anyone in NEW Mexico speaks Spanish! Wtf
No I didn't watch the video, can't bare to watch a 75 year old woman having a mental health crisis get murdered. Raincloud
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A demand to overthrow a government is not a dialogue.Expression of hate is not a difference of opinion.A lie is not the truth
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 16:55
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May 13, 2022, 16:55
 
afka Rossini wrote on May 13, 2022, 16:30:
Mr. Tact wrote on May 13, 2022, 12:03:
I can't wait to hear the arguments in favor of this law once it is challenged which I am guessing will not be long to happen...

Texas social media law

Five years ago I'dve bet my house that such a law couldn't possibly make it past the Supreme Court.

Note: The article did point out that the 5th circuit seemed to mistake social media platforms for ISP's. So maybe can correct themselves.
They’ve been on a roll lately what with;
Citizens United https://www.citizen.org/article/the-supreme-court-ruling/
And
District of Columbia v. Heller 2A Ruling
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 16:30
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13 May 13, 2022, 16:30
May 13, 2022, 16:30
 
Mr. Tact wrote on May 13, 2022, 12:03:
I can't wait to hear the arguments in favor of this law once it is challenged which I am guessing will not be long to happen...

Texas social media law

Five years ago I'dve bet my house that such a law couldn't possibly make it past the Supreme Court.

Note: The article did point out that the 5th circuit seemed to mistake social media platforms for ISP's. So maybe can correct themselves.
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 15:43
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May 13, 2022, 15:43
 
That longevity diet sounds like turning yourself into a preservative Hippy
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 14:31
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May 13, 2022, 14:31
 
sauron wrote on May 13, 2022, 14:02:
Burrito of Peace wrote on May 13, 2022, 11:08:
Is anyone a Knight Templar? No? Then you'll be fine today.

I am a Death Knight, does that count? Skull
Depends, do you have the ring?💍
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Re: OotB: Activity in Human Eyes After Death.
May 13, 2022, 14:28
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Re: OotB: Activity in Human Eyes After Death. May 13, 2022, 14:28
May 13, 2022, 14:28
 
Calling Dr Walter Bishop: S01E02: Yes. Although I was referring to his lesser-known masterwork The Kip Brothers...
In which he posited that the last image seen in life, right at the moment of death is permanently imprinted on the retina of the eye.
A truck is not a speech.A horn is not a voice.Occupation is not a protest.A blockade is not freedom,it blocks the liberty of all.
A demand to overthrow a government is not a dialogue.Expression of hate is not a difference of opinion.A lie is not the truth
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Re: OotB: Lucky 13
May 13, 2022, 14:02
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May 13, 2022, 14:02
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on May 13, 2022, 11:08:
Is anyone a Knight Templar? No? Then you'll be fine today.

I am a Death Knight, does that count? Skull
Kittens!
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