Out of the Blue

There was a little excitement yesterday as I completed a walk with Adler, our neighbor's dog. Sandra did not come with us because she's got a sore paw. But having only one dog to wrangle turned out to be lucky, as another neighbor's dog got free and went after Adler. This was quite a circus. She was getting out of her car while holding the leash, and when her dog saw Adler, he managed to pull her out of the car, yank her to the ground, and break loose in the blink of an eye. He started nipping at Adler's backside but since I had a free hand, I was able to grab his collar. This dog and I were not previously acquainted, but he was a good enough boy to know that people are off the menu. So he did turn and mouth at my hand, but left all my fingers intact. This was actually good news for him, because my Plan B for loose dog attacks is to grab them by the tail and do a hammer toss (don't think I'm exaggerating, I've done it before, and would do it again in a heartbeat). The woman whose dog got loose was mortified, but I'm told she's never been able to properly control her dog, so apparently I was the only one surprised by the incident. Anyway, there are lots of lessons here for dog owners: First, learn to control your dog. Second, have a plan if you experience such an attack. Third, if someone else is walking your dog, make sure they're well-versed in the first two lessons.

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Jul 7, 2022, 10:12
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Jul 7, 2022, 10:12
 
When I was small child my parents tried to get my sisters and I interested in stamp and coin collecting. They bought us the annual sets the government sold. I did develop a slight interest in coin collection, but the stamps definitely didn't "stick".
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Re: 82 year old bodybuilder beats the crap out of intruder
Jul 7, 2022, 10:02
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Jul 7, 2022, 10:02
 
The Flying Penguin wrote on Jul 7, 2022, 09:30:
Okay, forget about the fact that she has incredible lean muscles for her age for one minute. LOOK AT HER SKIN! Not a single age spot! I want a bit of whatever magic tree of life fruit that woman is eating.
Hasn’t aged a day since 2019. https://www.bluesnews.com/s/205939/into-the-black
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Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 6, 2022, 22:00:
I wonder if whomever did it was trigger by Mr. Oliver. People are weird.
Probably got more traction because of Kandiss Taylor, the sadsack Georgia Gov candidate who built her campaign on the Demolition of the ‘Satanic’ Tablets.

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82 year old bodybuilder beats the crap out of intruder
Jul 7, 2022, 09:30
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82 year old bodybuilder beats the crap out of intruder Jul 7, 2022, 09:30
Jul 7, 2022, 09:30
 
Okay, forget about the fact that she has incredible lean muscles for her age for one minute. LOOK AT HER SKIN! Not a single age spot! I want a bit of whatever magic tree of life fruit that woman is eating.
- “The planet is fine. The people are fucked.” -George Carlin
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Re: OotB: Doggone it!
Jul 7, 2022, 09:27
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Jul 7, 2022, 09:27
 
BoJo has resigned but won't step down.
What's the over/under on whether they push him over or let him continue to wobble like a weeble.
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Re: OotB: Doggone it!
Jul 7, 2022, 07:47
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Jul 7, 2022, 07:47
 
Three cheers for BoJo's exit. how that clown became PM is beyond comprehension. That could never happen in the states.
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Jul 7, 2022, 06:52
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Jul 7, 2022, 06:52
 
Wow, he finally bent under the pressure. I thought he was more Trump like, unable/unwilling to acknowledge the reality around him.

It will be interesting to see how history gets written about him. How much blame he gets for Brexit, I suspect he get more blame than he deserves. He was just riding the wave. Let's hope this means the Northern Ireland border issues are at least put on pause for a while.
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Jul 7, 2022, 04:59
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Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 6, 2022, 22:16:
Oh, and on Boris, it is more serious than I thought, two dozen or so of his ministers resigned. That seems rather significant, more significant than the stupid parties...
He's resigning.
Mind, forced by his own party and staff, for relatively minor faults.
He was also personally responsible for selling Brexit fallacies and the derived dire economic problems now punishing the british.

The accountability mechanics that expelled him, make clear the mockery of justice with blatant crimes, power abuses, and shamelessly unethical free for all that plague the USA.
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Jul 6, 2022, 22:32
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Jul 6, 2022, 22:32
 
Holy shit, one of my customers got an email from Jose Carrillo. When she opened it up it was The Geek Squad "you owe us $400 please call this number" scam.
So naturally having never heard of The Geek squad, she calls the number. And installs the remote control software. They launched a batch file where they tell her to input $400 for her refund and after they do that they punch in another zero real fast and hit return. Then they cry that they're going to get in trouble for $1600 and that she has she needs to send it back to them.
Luckily she send any money.
I'm amazed how far people will go down these scam roads before alarm bells start going off.

My biggest fear was that they had put a password on her computer and done other nefarious things but they hadn't.

It's very depressing when they prey on old people that have no idea what's going on.

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Yep, British trump is done-zo.

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Re: OotB: Doggone it!
Jul 6, 2022, 22:16
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Oh, and on Boris, it is more serious than I thought, two dozen or so of his ministers resigned. That seems rather significant, more significant than the stupid parties...
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Jul 6, 2022, 22:03
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Jul 6, 2022, 22:03
 
Just hours for the Steam Summer Sale to end.
Got 146 games, but always some left to find, just search a few hours more, zzzzzz...

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Re: OotB: Doggone it!
Jul 6, 2022, 22:00
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Jul 6, 2022, 22:00
 
I wonder if whomever did it was trigger by Mr. Oliver. People are weird.
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Jul 6, 2022, 20:33
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Seeing no way to keep it classy, the ” ’Satanic’ “ Georgia Tablets we’re Bombed
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Jul 6, 2022, 18:25
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RedEye9 wrote on Jul 6, 2022, 18:23:
Followup:
NASA restores contact with Capstone, the $32.7 million spacecraft headed to test moon's orbit
whew
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Unobtanium is not worth a 3 hour sequel, or any sequel for that matter.
Money disagrees with you ;p
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Jul 6, 2022, 18:23
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Followup:
NASA restores contact with Capstone, the $32.7 million spacecraft headed to test moon's orbit
whew
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Unobtanium is not worth a 3 hour sequel, or any sequel for that matter.
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Jul 6, 2022, 18:05
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On Boris, loved this tidbit from a BBC article I read:

Tory MP Andrew Mitchell told the BBC: "It's a bit like the death of Rasputin. He's been poisoned, stabbed, he's been shot, his body's been dumped in a freezing river and still he lives."

I don't know if Boris can make a successful dodge again or not, but I wouldn't be surprised if he does.
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Jul 6, 2022, 14:10
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Oooh, looks like Boris is finally getting the boot. The Cons are going to lose badly in Britain and deservedly so. Why do so many people never learn?

That seems an excessive amount of time, money, and energy going into that Swiss "green" project.

I dunno, anytime I've been under anesthesia it's all just been blackness. Zero memory of it.

Poor kangaroo was shoved into the water by an asshole cyclists. God, cyclists are such selfish pieces of shit. It's good when they get run over.
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Jul 6, 2022, 13:50
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Yeah, they need to start licensing people having pets. Just read in the news yesterday that people surrendering pets this year is up 75%!!! Times get a bit tough and you just abandon your pet? You're a serious piece of shit who shouldn't have one to begin with. And yeah, way too many morons walking dogs that you can see have zero training. Worse still taking them to unqualified "trainers" - of which there are way too many. My neighbors - who have since moved thank fucking god - had a beautiful dog they put a shock collar on because they didn't want him barking. It's wrong on so many levels and made me absolutely furious. I told them, that's not how you do it, and it's bad for the dog. They'd argue that's what their "trainer" told them to do. Un-fucking-real.
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Jul 6, 2022, 12:31
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My big 80lb hound is a scaredy cat because of similar instances. At our last apartment some dumbfuck let his little dog pull up to us on a walk seeming all friendly-like and then the little rat just starts attacking my (much bigger) hound. Now he's scared of meeting new dogs. And the one time we went to a dog park some nutjob came in with a bigass German Shepard and this ditzy woman's uncontrollable dog that was already there got into a serious tiff with it.
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