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Re: Random randomness

Post by Isgrimnur » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:44 pm

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Post by Blackhawk » Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:16 am

That was randomly random.
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Post by The Meal » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:28 am

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The 31-year-old runner told reporters that he ran up a nature trail earlier this month near Fort Collins and made his way to the top to take in the sights. But on his way down, he said, he ran into some ice on the trail, so he took a detour and hopped on West Ridge Trail at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, a 2,700-acre park known for its hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.
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“I turned around and was just pretty bummed out to see a mountain lion chasing after me,” Kauffman said Thursday during a news conference.
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“I stopped, and I threw my hands up in the air, and I started shouting,” he told reporters, adding that he was not able to deter the animal. “So it just kind of kept running and lunged at me."

Kauffman said the lion lunged toward his face, so he threw up his fists for protection. But, he said, it did not work; the animal grabbed onto his hand and his wrist, then started to claw his face and neck, stabbing one claw through his lip.
Following the incident, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) released tips for surviving mountain lion attacks — as well as important advice for the big cats.

Don’t mess with Colorado trail runners,” he said in a statement at the time. “A runner near Fort Collins killed an attacking mountain lion with his bare hands. Don’t try this yourself on purpose, as it is likely to end poorly for you. If it does come to a fight, Target the eyes and nose. This gentleman managed to suffocate the attacking cat.”
I was waiting to hear about this from the human perspective. This guy's telling of the story definitely delivered. Thanks for the link.
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Re: Random randomness

Post by Freyland » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:27 pm

"Target the eyes and the nose..."

I'm still unclear if he is telling the hikers or the mountain lions this.
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Post by Jaymann » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:16 am

Freyland wrote:
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"Target the eyes and the nose..."
Boo!
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Re: Random randomness

Post by dbt1949 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:27 am

Somehow I keep thinking of 50 martial arts midgets attacking a mountain lion.
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Most users ever online was 597 on Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:37 am

What did I miss?

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Re: Random randomness

Post by GreenGoo » Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:46 pm

Good question. When is the annual bot spawn migration again?

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Post by Jaymann » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:16 pm

DOS=HIGH wrote:
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Most users ever online was 597 on Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:37 am

What did I miss?
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And exactly why did President Carter have to sell his peanut farm?
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Post by Holman » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:15 pm

Jaymann wrote:
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Most users ever online was 597 on Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:37 am

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And exactly why did President Carter have to sell his peanut farm?
YOU HAD TO BRING THAT UP AGAIN??
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Post by Brian » Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:51 pm

Today I learned that the Circle K from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is five miles away from our apartment.

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I'll have to swing by there sometime.
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Post by Blackhawk » Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:54 pm

Righteous!
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Re: Random randomness

Post by dbt1949 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:49 pm

You know, they sell Fallout Bobbleheads over at Amazon.
I bet that would be a lot easier than collecting them in game.
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Post by Daehawk » Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:32 am

Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K
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Re: Random randomness

Post by dbt1949 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:21 pm

I was reading an article about 21 people who likely never existed. So I'm clicking away and then all of a sudden there's Arnold Schwarzenegger! It took a couple of seconds to realize that they had changed subjects. It was pretty funny there for a couple of seconds tho.
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Post by Apollo » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:18 pm

That is awesome! I'm an even bigger Yao fan than ever now!

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Post by Apollo » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:21 pm

The French Fencing federation has made Lightsaber duels an official sport :lol: :

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Post by Daehawk » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:58 pm

Apollo wrote:
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That is awesome! I'm an even bigger Yao fan than ever now!
No offense or disrespect intended in this post.....God knows the west and other places have done horrible and stupid things. But what is it with the Asian countries and their animal parts silliness that causes them to slaughter so many things? Japan with whales, China with about anything especially sharks and Tigers and such, Korea with dogs.
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Re: Random randomness

Post by dbt1949 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:35 pm

And they probably think the same thing about us and cows or dogs.
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Post by Daehawk » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:39 pm

I know for a fact India does that with us and cows .
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Re: Random randomness

Post by LordMortis » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:19 am

Spartacus was directed by Kubrick. Hm.

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Post by Daehawk » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:58 pm

Virgin Flight Reaches 801 MPH
A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London broke an unlikely milestone (and nearly the sound barrier) when it reached a screaming ground speed of 801 mph while traversing the skies some 35,000 feet above central Pennsylvania.
Peter James, a corporate pilot with 25 years of experience per his Twitter bio, remarked at the plane's pace in astonishment on Twitter: Almost 800 mph now never ever seen this kind of tailwind in my life as a commercial pilot !! (200 mph tailwind )
In related news passengers exited the plane 10 years younger. :lol:
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Post by GreenGoo » Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:05 pm

:D

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Post by MHS » Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:55 pm

Daehawk wrote:
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Virgin Flight Reaches 801 MPH
A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London broke an unlikely milestone (and nearly the sound barrier) when it reached a screaming ground speed of 801 mph while traversing the skies some 35,000 feet above central Pennsylvania.
Peter James, a corporate pilot with 25 years of experience per his Twitter bio, remarked at the plane's pace in astonishment on Twitter: Almost 800 mph now never ever seen this kind of tailwind in my life as a commercial pilot !! (200 mph tailwind )
In related news passengers exited the plane 10 years younger. :lol:
I read this and wondered if the passengers could tell any difference. I've never seen speeds above even 700 mph despite flying more than average.

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Post by xwraith » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:23 pm

So you are telling me three days before your deployment that the team should stop stop using git because you are having problems.
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Post by Daehawk » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:28 pm

Me and my wife...now just me...pay $5 a week for garbage pickup. I have 1 bag every two weeks that I put out. I wish I could pay by the pickup. As is I pay for them to drive by and look my way most weeks. I have no way to haul it myself or I would.
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Post by Kraken » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:40 pm

I wish my town would go to pay-as-you-throw. We pay $15/month and at least 3/4 of our trash goes into the recycling bin. During the winter, when smell isn't an issue, I could easily go 2-3 weeks between non-recyclable trash pickups. But that penalizes big families, so it will never fly here.

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Post by Z-Corn » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:56 pm

GR does it per "tip" as they call it. We have the biggest garbage bin they provide and it costs $7 per tip. We can sometimes go three weeks between tips. I'm happy with that system.

Curbside recycling is a smaller bin but picked up weekly for free.

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Post by dbt1949 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:06 am

Just renewed my drivers license. Eight years. It will probably out live me.
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Post by Jaymann » Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:12 am

dbt1949 wrote:
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Just renewed my drivers license. Eight years. It will probably out live me.
But did you get a "real" ID with birth certificate, social security card, passport, medicare card, credit cards, finger prints, and a picture of the doctor pulling you out of the womb?
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Post by dbt1949 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:14 pm

No way. That particular revenue office didn't do those and I have no use for one anyways.
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Post by Daehawk » Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:56 pm

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Post by tjg_marantz » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:32 pm

Spring? Please?
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That looks like you're running a Civ III campaign or something.
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Post by Brian » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:25 am

tjg_marantz wrote:
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Spring? Please?
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I've been to four of the places on that map.
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Post by hentzau » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:57 am

Guess who threw up in the middle of a conference call with about 100 people today?

THIS GUY!!!
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Post by ImLawBoy » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:17 am

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Post by Unagi » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:05 am

I can't stand the trend in drizzling sushi in 'spicy sauce'.
Wasabi should be the only heat. IMO

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Post by wonderpug » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:55 am

hentzau wrote:
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Guess who threw up in the middle of a conference call with about 100 people today?

THIS GUY!!!
I specifically asked you not to do that.

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