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My dad and step-mom are going to spend a night here this week, and in the midst of preparations we discovered that the fold-out couch (hey, nothing but the best for my folks), has a broken bolt in it, causing one of the little bars that connects to another of the little bars in there to no longer be connected. In messing around trying to put the misfiring fold-out mechanism into proper order I have learned that a convertible sofa is far more complex than I ever would have imagined... in fact I think it's probably far more complex than some convertible cars. I recall a great line from a comedian (though not who said it) about how he thought we put a man on the moon just so we could use it in phases that begin "We can put a man on the moon, but we can't <insert thing we should be able to do here>." I'm guessing before Apollo XI, this phrase began with: "We can make a sofa that turns into a bed, but we can't..."

Play Time: Asylum Sand Art therapy. Thanks Zdim.
Stories of the Day: Fat Teens Sue McDonald's. Thanks Lurch. What's next? Stupid teens sue television?
Democrat & Chronicle Spider blamed for car crash. Thanks Vern Williams.
Wild Science:

Earth's magnetic field 'boosts gravity'. Thanks [MP] Wolverine [MP].
Micro fuel cells to make gadgets go. Thanks Mike Martinez.

Weird Science: Males Susceptibility to Parasites May Help Explain Shorter Lifespans. Thanks Mike Martinez.
Image of the Day: Ironing championship picture gallery. Thanks Chris Jones and theAntiELVIS.
Follow-up: 'N Sync star resumes space training. Thanks Mike Martinez. Can't we all just chip in for a one-way ticket already?

30. Fatties vs Mc Donalds Sep 23, 2002, 14:11 BUCKFUTTER
I wonder if we will see a law an order episode based on this. I would sure love to see that. I love that show.

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    Date Subject Author
  1. Sep 23, 05:13 Too damn early O.DOGG
  4. Sep 23, 07:37  Re: Too damn early Starsky
  2. Sep 23, 06:54 Fat Teens Sue McDonald's Xil
  10. Sep 23, 08:50  Re: Fat Teens Sue McDonald's Cousintroy
  13. Sep 23, 09:08   Re: Fat Teens Sue McDonald's Hazard
  3. Sep 23, 07:14 sofa story Tom
  5. Sep 23, 07:37  Re: sofa story quorn2002
  6. Sep 23, 07:50   Re: sofa story waxthirteen
  18. Sep 23, 10:36    Re: sofa story  Jereco 
  24. Sep 23, 11:43     Re: sofa story snide
  32. Sep 23, 14:42      Re: sofa story spyder11
  50. Sep 24, 05:21    Re: sofa story quorn2002
  7. Sep 23, 07:54 Stupid teens sue television... jeremiah
  47. Sep 24, 01:17  Re: Stupid teens sue television... Takashi[KiN]
  8. Sep 23, 08:41 D'oh Bronco
  9. Sep 23, 08:42 Alt-text? Bronco
  16. Sep 23, 10:18  Re: Alt-text? Anvil
  17. Sep 23, 10:27   Re: Alt-text? waxthirteen
  20. Sep 23, 10:46    Slightly off topic but... EnsignRedshirt
  11. Sep 23, 08:50 w00t! Ray Marden
  12. Sep 23, 08:55  Re: w00t! waxthirteen
  14. Sep 23, 09:14 Ironing championship? Pete
  15. Sep 23, 10:04 Parasites? MorningStar
  19. Sep 23, 10:46 Bludgeon the fat bastards Hump
  21. Sep 23, 11:11  Attack of the Irresponsible Fatties Riker
  22. Sep 23, 11:27   Re: Attack of the Irresponsible Fatties Dead Man Walking
  26. Sep 23, 12:32    Re: Attack of the Irresponsible Fatties Red
  29. Sep 23, 13:29     Re: Attack of the Irresponsible Fatties Dead Man Walking
  31. Sep 23, 14:41     Re: Attack of the Irresponsible Fatties Hammer
  25. Sep 23, 12:29   Re: Attack of the Irresponsible Fatties c r i s p y
  23. Sep 23, 11:37 M Martinez and MP Wolverine BDA
  27. Sep 23, 12:40 That sofa story,,, Mono
  28. Sep 23, 12:48 I smella suit..... Starsky
>> 30. Sep 23, 14:11 Fatties vs Mc Donalds BUCKFUTTER
  33. Sep 23, 14:46 Da Jesus... Weas
  34. Sep 23, 15:03  Re: Da Jesus...  Blue 
  35. Sep 23, 15:19   Re: Da Jesus... Hammer
  36. Sep 23, 16:38    Re: Da Jesus... JediLuke
  37. Sep 23, 16:38    Re: Da Jesus... Weas
  38. Sep 23, 16:39    Re: Da Jesus... Weas
  39. Sep 23, 16:39    Re: Da Jesus... Weas
  40. Sep 23, 16:39    Re: Da Jesus... Weas
  41. Sep 23, 17:52 Speaking of Lord of the Rings... Ray Marden
  42. Sep 23, 18:25  McDonalds helped me... Ronin
  44. Sep 23, 19:44   Re: McDonalds helped me... Trev
  48. Sep 24, 01:51    Re: McDonalds helped me... Ronin
  49. Sep 24, 02:06     Re: McDonalds helped me... Quaternion
  51. Sep 26, 17:40     Re: McDonalds helped me... Alex Johnson
  43. Sep 23, 18:47 ... Dignan
  45. Sep 23, 21:02 No subject mizark
  46. Sep 23, 23:38  No subject amygdala

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