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by Tubby
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions
Topic: What sparked you politically and socially to form the person you are today?
Replies: 15
Views: 1896

[quote=""Hermit""]They are traitors of the working class. They should not have bricks thrown at them. They ought to be stood against the wall and summarily executed. If there are not enough bullets to go around, some lengths of rope and a sufficient number of trees or lamp posts ...
by Tubby
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions
Topic: What sparked you politically and socially to form the person you are today?
Replies: 15
Views: 1896

The sour feeling I get in my stomach when I hear the word "union" started with TV news coverage of a meat-packers strike somewhere in the upper Midwest. Strikers were shown throwing bricks at vehicles entering the facility's parking lot. To see if I was understanding what was going on, I s...
by Tubby
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

clown car
by Tubby
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

desert plant
by Tubby
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

Green River
by Tubby
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Positive experiences with 'religious practitioners'
Replies: 1
Views: 666

Rollen Stewart would have been fun to be around in small doses.

I wonder what the other kids made of child evangelist Michael Lord.
by Tubby
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Why does the existence or non-existence of god matter?
Replies: 1397
Views: 86643

[quote=""Roo St. Gallus""]All Christians are liars. Is that the net result?[/quote] Someone who was paying close attention to the witness of Ray Comfort capsulized his assertions thusly-- 1) All humans are liars. Every single one. 2) I, Ray Comfort [a human] , am to be trusted wh...
by Tubby
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Why does the existence or non-existence of god matter?
Replies: 1397
Views: 86643

[quote=""Jobar""]I have known people who claimed the latter, but it's always easy to catch them out in beliefs which specifically contradict Biblical pronouncements. [/quote] I brought up "Suffer not a witch to live" in conversation with a Christian. He assured me that ...
by Tubby
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: If socialism is caring for people, should the U.S. Of A. not get more socialist?
Replies: 42
Views: 4530

[quote=""DrZoidberg""] I also don't think that making a profit from healthcare is a problem. [/quote] I wish I could remember her name (Adler? Greiner? Schrieber?), but about 25 years ago a deceased accountant's retirement portfolio endowed a women's college in the US with someth...
by Tubby
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions
Topic: LGBT and other labels
Replies: 200
Views: 21807

[quote=""MattShizzle""]somewhere in the Bible says being celibate is even better than restricting sex to marriage. [/quote]

Paul writing in I Corinthians chapter 7.
by Tubby
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

by Tubby
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: If socialism is caring for people, should the U.S. Of A. not get more socialist?
Replies: 42
Views: 4530

On the topic of Planned Parenthood here in the US a black female tweeted this at a nonblack nonfemale: "Y’all don’t even care about the kids that are already alive ..... complain about the foster care system then let’s talk about abortions." Is it generally thought that people who are anti...
by Tubby
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

wall off
by Tubby
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: If socialism is caring for people, should the U.S. Of A. not get more socialist?
Replies: 42
Views: 4530

A hobo, possibly in an inebriated state, falls down and part of his hand is taken off by a freight train wheel. In our current system, who paid for his helicopter ride to the hospital and his months of medical treatment?
by Tubby
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions
Topic: Google AI Experiments
Replies: 16
Views: 1979

[quote=""Jobar""]Back at the turn of the century, I was of the opinion we'd see 'real' AI by 2010. But it seems that human mentation is harder to emulate than I thought.[/quote] I don't have access to the defunct IIDB/FRDB board, but I remember someone there ~ 2005 starting a thr...
by Tubby
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

cured meat
by Tubby
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Arts, Media & Literature
Topic: So what tunes do you have on at the mo?
Replies: 3676
Views: 299275

happy holidays

Haven't heard this on the radio in many years.

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by Tubby
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions
Topic: LGBT and other labels
Replies: 200
Views: 21807

[quote=""Rheanne""]
The point I'd like to make is that gender is a social construct.[/quote]

What is your explanation for gender roles seen in nonhuman species?
by Tubby
Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

Wow, guys!
by Tubby
Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Politics & World Events
Topic: If socialism is caring for people, should the U.S. Of A. not get more socialist?
Replies: 42
Views: 4530

Current population of the USA is 325 million. If we ramped up our socialism to be in excess of Mexico's, would it reverse immigration statistics and get our population down to a more reasonable number like 200 million?
by Tubby
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Arts, Media & Literature
Topic: So what tunes do you have on at the mo?
Replies: 3676
Views: 299275

In the pre-Internet days the best my ears could do was--- All my dollar bills seem to fly away Then she looks at me as if to say I imagined the singer being so infatuated with his girlfriend that he spent all his income on her. But the Net claims--- All my silent fears seem to fly away And she smile...
by Tubby
Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

stripes painted
by Tubby
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Another word game
Replies: 5901
Views: 230237

worn jeans
by Tubby
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions
Topic: LGBT and other labels
Replies: 200
Views: 21807

[quote=""Ozymandias""]... noticed that I had "declined to answer" questions about my sexuality and race (which are presumably asked to monitor diversity). [/quote]

The script writers for TV's 'Big Bang Theory' could get an episode's plot out of that, I'd bet. :p
by Tubby
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Games, Hobbies etc
Topic: Aircraft Identification
Replies: 300
Views: 27240

Put me in the pilot's seat with my current state of aviation knowledge, and my answer to, "How do you plan on navigating to John Wayne" at 7:33 would be, "Uh... I've got a sectional map in my hands and I'm going to look around at the ground." What are some real-world responses th...