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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donald-j-trump/my-new-golf-course-a-sour_b_323741.html

banned, on the run (s1ocki), Saturday, 17 October 2009 08:05 (nine years ago) Permalink

I was mentioned in the Press & Journal once - that should give you an idea of how prestigious Mr Trump's historian is.

Anyway, is that entire site an Onion parody?

Ismael Klata, Saturday, 17 October 2009 10:38 (nine years ago) Permalink

lol comments

"As a leader of Intimacy Retreats and the author of Tantric Sex for Busy Couples: How to Deepen Your Passion in Just Ten Minutes a Day, I always recommend that couples schedule time for intimacy."

banned, on the run (s1ocki), Saturday, 17 October 2009 14:56 (nine years ago) Permalink

While over 90% of the locals, politicians, businesses and top historians support my project\\

lol

Ned Trifle II, Saturday, 17 October 2009 15:02 (nine years ago) Permalink

LOL at that trump article

a perfect urkel (gbx), Saturday, 17 October 2009 15:20 (nine years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

http://www.thedeclaration.org/article/more-just-secondhand-news

I know what you’re thinking. I don’t want to read another review of that frickken Phish show! Plus I can totally download the concert for free off the internet. HELLZ NO. Last week, I saw Fleetwood Fucking Mac, and it was the greatest night of my life, and I’m going to tell you all about how much it ruled.

ian, Friday, 20 November 2009 03:42 (nine years ago) Permalink

three months pass...

http://grab.by/2ywT

f1ocki (s1ocki), Saturday, 20 February 2010 18:05 (nine years ago) Permalink

also file under "shit that looks like a hipster runoff post but isn't"

f1ocki (s1ocki), Saturday, 20 February 2010 18:06 (nine years ago) Permalink

file under 'headlines that would've made absolutely no sense to anyone 15 years ago'

i am a big fan of japanese women (donna rouge), Saturday, 20 February 2010 18:25 (nine years ago) Permalink

"Fast-growing public fighting memes" is a pretty big category.

Dark Notion (Abbott), Saturday, 20 February 2010 18:26 (nine years ago) Permalink

can you imagine actually reading an explanation of why this particular public fight meme has had an accelerated rate of adoption compared to other public fight memes?

f1ocki (s1ocki), Saturday, 20 February 2010 18:32 (nine years ago) Permalink

Is there even another public fight meme other than bumfights? I remember that grew pretty fast...

As your Dentist I recommend smoking: (Viceroy), Saturday, 20 February 2010 19:03 (nine years ago) Permalink

pretty much every article by the DPRK's news service

we like the cars. the cars that go burbbhrbhbbhbburbbb. (los blue jeans), Saturday, 20 February 2010 19:41 (nine years ago) Permalink

http://images.forbes.com/media/commentary/jflint.jpg

pithfork (Hurting 2), Tuesday, 23 February 2010 23:17 (nine years ago) Permalink

no, von trier, nooooooo!

Nhex, Thursday, 25 February 2010 04:54 (nine years ago) Permalink

http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/8057/theage.jpg

badg, Thursday, 25 February 2010 05:14 (nine years ago) Permalink

Grandpa Wins $10000 iTunes Gift Card

this is awful I want Togo home (harbl), Friday, 26 February 2010 12:44 (nine years ago) Permalink

I would like to see von Trier incorporate all these stories into his Taxi Driver remake.

that guy who doesn't get it but doesn't know he doesn't get it (M.V.), Friday, 26 February 2010 18:16 (nine years ago) Permalink

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1254205/High-noon-Stamford-Bridge-John-Terry-comes-face-face-man-betrayed-shake-hands.html

The entire dailymail site had some choice cuts but I went with this one.

RubyNoir, Saturday, 27 February 2010 16:33 (nine years ago) Permalink

lol @ comments on stan's article.

ABBAcab (Trayce), Sunday, 28 February 2010 20:50 (nine years ago) Permalink

i like to read this thread title like:

shit! that looks like an onion article but isn't

bracken free ditch (Ste), Sunday, 28 February 2010 21:07 (nine years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/03/22/real.men.eat.salad/index.html?hpt=Mid

(CNN) -- Real men eat salads. I know this because I am a dude. Right now, in my fridge, I have five bottles of hot sauce, a jar of Cheez Whiz and half a pack of hot dogs. But recently I went to lunch with a couple of buds, and I ordered a salad. I ordered it hard.

It was a basic frissée salad with bacon, shallots and a poached egg, tossed in a light vinaigrette. Frissée is a curly, toothsome leaf, bitter enough to balance bacon and egg but still possessed of a pleasant spring.

My friends laughed at me. They pointed. One ordered a burger, the other fried calamari. I was chastised for not eating "man food."

For those of you who aren't familiar with this gender normative term, "man food" is food that you'd imagine a lumberjack or a cowboy or a Viking would eat. Towers of butter-soaked pancakes. Pots of napalm-hot chili. Meat on a bone.

Thoroughly unsubtle, "man food" is rustic fare meant to satisfy a hearty appetite. Quantity is prized over quality. Calories are "fun points." The more "fun points," the tastier the belly filler.

But sometimes a dude needs a change. Specifically, a salad. A fresh, crisp, crunchy salad. Salads offer breathers between manly meals. Spinach, cucumber, tomato, red onions, mushrooms, chickpeas, oil and vinegar -- that is my usual jam.

I don't need any fancy, goopy dressings compromising my vegetables. (What does a ranch actually taste like, anyway?) Sometimes, I might throw some almonds or walnuts up in there. I've been known to be down with blueberries and mandarin oranges. I like bacon or grilled chicken on occasion. I am not a fan of unnecessary carbs like croutons. And then there are those moments I go crazy and get a frissée freakin' salad.

I didn't evolve without help. There was a time where, if I cut myself shaving, I'd bleed sausage gravy. My heart squeezed more than it pumped. And I also grew what I call "fat wings."

Luckily, the woman I was dating at that time didn't like any of those things. Being able to sit in a bathtub full of buffalo wings is every dude's birthright, but I eventually learned that being attractive for your significant other is also pretty manly.

My girlfriend was a smart woman and didn't bring up my devolving into a human biscuit. What she did was announce that we were going to save money so that Saturday nights, we could go to the local barbecue joint and destroy some cow with our faces.

Obviously, my first thought was, "Aww, she wants me to help her lose weight." So I humored her. She came home from the supermarket with a stack of plastic disposable containers. In each, she put one potential salad ingredient. Not only the ones that would become my favorite but kidney beans, green peppers, corn and pepperoni slices.

She created a mini-salad bar in our fridge. It was easy, and I was told I could eat as much as I wanted. This became my lunch and occasional dinner.

You know what? We saved money. I lost weight. Gained energy. And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.

I kept this up this salad-centric diet for months. My friends would come over to watch a fight or brawl on the PlayStation, and I'd meet them at the door with a salad in my hand.

The landlord would need my help with some drywall; I'd put my salad down.

At work, I'd articulate corporate strategy during lunch meetings spearing cucumbers in my lucky bowl of awesome salad. I made eating salad sexy. I made it macho, macho.

Is it rabbit food? Friend, if it's rabbit food, then that rabbit is the size of a ferocious bear.

My friends poked fun at me as I munched on my fancy salad. It was tasty. I love how the warm yolk from the poached egg lightly coated the frissée, adding a dimension of hardiness to a dish with such leafy bounce. And the bacon chunks added just the right amount of fatty salt, more sturdy ballast. I wiped my mouth.

We were out celebrating one guy's birthday. The other guy, an old friend from college, was "in-between gigs." It had been another tough year. "Salad is not man food," they mocked. Oh, but it is. I ordered a final round of beers. Then I picked up the check.

Are salads manly? What is the manliest salad? Are you the sort of guy who wouldn't touch a salad if a gun was put to his head? Tell us in the comments whether you think salads can count as "man food."

☀☃ (am0n), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:33 (nine years ago) Permalink

where to start

call all destroyer, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:38 (nine years ago) Permalink

I love how the warm yolk from the poached egg lightly coated the frissée, adding a dimension of hardiness to a dish with such leafy bounce. And the bacon chunks added just the right amount of fatty salt, more sturdy ballast. I wiped my mouth.

YUM YUM

Mr. Que, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:38 (nine years ago) Permalink

Is that an Anderson Cooper piece?

FIST FIGHT! FIST FIGHT! FIST FIGHT IN THE PARKING LOT! (milo z), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:40 (nine years ago) Permalink

Being able to sit in a bathtub full of buffalo wings is every dude's birthright

Who does this?

Mr. Que, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:41 (nine years ago) Permalink

why doesnt he just call it a salad lyonnaise

max, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:42 (nine years ago) Permalink

good salad btw--i saw jacques pepin make one once on PBS, he poached the egg in like 2 inches of olive oil

max, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:43 (nine years ago) Permalink

where to start

― call all destroyer, Tuesday, March 23, 2010 4:38 PM

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☀☃ (am0n), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:44 (nine years ago) Permalink

"Salad is not man food," they mocked. Oh, but it is. I ordered a final round of beers. Then I picked up the check.

☀☃ (am0n), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:45 (nine years ago) Permalink

pooping before bathing in your tub of buffalo wings

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:46 (nine years ago) Permalink

but what about:

And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.
And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.

call all destroyer, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:46 (nine years ago) Permalink

And my girlfriend and I, well, let's just say we had the whoopee time.

xpost HA!

Mr. Que, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:46 (nine years ago) Permalink

Calories are "fun points." The more "fun points," the tastier the belly filler.

☀☃ (am0n), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:47 (nine years ago) Permalink

"""""""""fun points"""""""""

☀☃ (am0n), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:47 (nine years ago) Permalink

this guy needs to advertise his services, like:

john devore, a local "dude," will talk to you about what is manly and how it is different from what you might think.

call all destroyer, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:48 (nine years ago) Permalink

first of all, i want to know why this is on cnn.com? what is the market for this? do people read articles on cnn.com aside from actual news?

secondly, how is it that articles like this get pitched/accepted/assigned like... 5 years after a meme like "man food" became a "thing". if you had shown the text of this to me undated i would've been all "no way this was written after 2005, not a chance"

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:48 (nine years ago) Permalink

had no idea that calories were fun points. i mean, i like fun!

call all destroyer, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:49 (nine years ago) Permalink

Maybe once age and decrepitude have strip-mined by palette, I'll think about swilling a Yoo-Hoo. The risk-taking of a convalescent. But even then, I doubt I'll wrap my wrinkled lips around a Yoo-Hoo jar.

Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/lists/reasons-why-chocolate-drink-yoohoo-rocks-blog#ixzz0j2EUvn70

Mr. Que, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:49 (nine years ago) Permalink

someone get howie long to comment on this

☀☃ (am0n), Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:50 (nine years ago) Permalink

uuuuuuuuuuughh did he really say "whoopee time" -- was this even edited? C'MON MAN

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:50 (nine years ago) Permalink

okay, so maybe it's satire!

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:51 (nine years ago) Permalink

maybe?

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:51 (nine years ago) Permalink

no

Mr. Que, Tuesday, 23 March 2010 20:51 (nine years ago) Permalink

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mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Saturday, 8 December 2018 20:32 (four months ago) Permalink

British Medical Journal: Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma when jumping from aircraft: randomized controlled trial

Parachute use did not reduce death or major traumatic injury when jumping from aircraft in the first randomized evaluation of this intervention. However, the trial was only able to enroll participants on small stationary aircraft on the ground, suggesting cautious extrapolation to high altitude jumps.

Sanpaku, Thursday, 13 December 2018 23:09 (four months ago) Permalink

A classic of the genre (pretty sure they've published that article, or a variation of it, multiple times over the years)

gbx, Friday, 14 December 2018 04:37 (four months ago) Permalink

Judge rules that New York's state ban on nunchucks is unconstitutional https://t.co/cW1gPKA0o5 pic.twitter.com/r13l8XCoJC

— The Hill (@thehill) December 18, 2018

Neil S, Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:14 (four months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

This spoon and fork attach to your phone to lower disposable utensil usage. pic.twitter.com/CxeeRlTcZK

— Cheddar (@cheddar) January 18, 2019

Uptown VONC (Le Bateau Ivre), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 07:41 (two months ago) Permalink

finally, an opportunity to decrease disposable utensil usage

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 16:42 (two months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Florida being Florida

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-florida-politician-face-licking-20190207-story.html

A Florida politician allegedly made a habit of licking men's faces. She has now resigned.

"I would love to be part of a city that's in the news for good things, not dirt and garbage."

earlnash, Friday, 8 February 2019 01:24 (two months ago) Permalink

florida-politician-face-licking

Norm’s Superego (silby), Friday, 8 February 2019 01:26 (two months ago) Permalink

"I mean, she licked a lot of people, sir. So everyone kind of talked about the fact that she licked people. That's what she did when she got drunk."

earlnash, Friday, 8 February 2019 01:27 (two months ago) Permalink

so fucking lame

Karl Malone, Monday, 11 February 2019 16:36 (two months ago) Permalink

when he changes his mind and wants to come back home - WHEN - he is not welcome

Karl Malone, Monday, 11 February 2019 16:36 (two months ago) Permalink

prodigal dumbass

Karl Malone, Monday, 11 February 2019 16:36 (two months ago) Permalink

still mad about britton

more like bitten, by a snake, i hope

jerk

Karl Malone, Monday, 11 February 2019 22:18 (two months ago) Permalink

Zach is clearly the cool spelling. Zack is the Saved By The Bell spelling.

kinder, Tuesday, 12 February 2019 09:33 (two months ago) Permalink

Zak McKracken 4lyfe

Øystein, Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:54 (two months ago) Permalink

Eh. You'd have to stand between the two cabinets for a year to get a dose higher than that of homes in Ramsar, Iran, which has a cancer incidence no higher than neighboring villages.

The feminine side of (Sanpaku), Tuesday, 19 February 2019 19:40 (one month ago) Permalink

it was more about the comical hijinks of disposal

and the return of the empty buckets

mh, Tuesday, 19 February 2019 19:46 (one month ago) Permalink

ugh, my bad

Son defends parents caught in college admissions scandal while smoking blunt

mh, Thursday, 14 March 2019 17:01 (one month ago) Permalink

In her practice, Dr. Levine said, she regularly sees college freshmen who “have had to come home from Emory or Brown because they don’t have the minimal kinds of adult skills that one needs to be in college.”

One came home because there was a rat in the dorm room. Some didn’t like their roommates. Others said it was too much work, and they had never learned independent study skills. One didn’t like to eat food with sauce. Her whole life, her parents had helped her avoid sauce, calling friends before going to their houses for dinner. At college, she didn’t know how to cope with the cafeteria options — covered in sauce.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/16/style/snowplow-parenting-scandal.html

mookieproof, Monday, 18 March 2019 17:34 (one month ago) Permalink

taste's very strange

moose; squirrel (silby), Monday, 18 March 2019 17:40 (one month ago) Permalink

At college, covered in sauce

We were never Breeting Borting (President Keyes), Monday, 18 March 2019 17:41 (one month ago) Permalink

cafeteria food... with club sauce

kinder, Monday, 18 March 2019 17:47 (one month ago) Permalink

My son definitely doesn't like sauce on anything and it is very annoying. It looks like he's finally starting to get over it though now at age 10.

silverfish, Monday, 18 March 2019 18:35 (one month ago) Permalink

bigby's crushing declaration

1/ If Trump starts building his border wall, he can invoke something called a Declaration of Taking. It's like eminent domain on steroids. A court grants title to the land to the federal government. Bulldozers can roll the next day.

— ProPublica (@ProPublica) March 25, 2019

mookieproof, Monday, 25 March 2019 21:41 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Declaration of Taking just sounds like something out of a D&D campaign.

Stoop Crone (Trayce), Tuesday, 26 March 2019 02:29 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Bags of holding are pretty central to the ruleset.

with Chew Guard™ technology (Sanpaku), Tuesday, 26 March 2019 05:23 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Taken 4: Declaration of Taking

We were never Breeting Borting (President Keyes), Tuesday, 26 March 2019 14:12 (three weeks ago) Permalink

somehow I've never noticed before that the first post in this 9-yr old thread is about Trump's Scottish golf course

rob, Tuesday, 26 March 2019 15:47 (three weeks ago) Permalink

life that looks like etc...

rob, Tuesday, 26 March 2019 15:47 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Now Tilda Swinton, who I don’t know and never heard of, has joined them.

Ivanka showing some her dad's takedown skills

We were never Breeting Borting (President Keyes), Tuesday, 26 March 2019 15:56 (three weeks ago) Permalink

wonder if anyone ever heard from this Tilda character after this golf-related stance

mh, Tuesday, 26 March 2019 16:02 (three weeks ago) Permalink

not exactly right for this thread but my god this reads like a clickhole article, right down to the guy's bio. i kept waiting for the twist

https://www.androidpolice.com/2015/09/25/jbl-xtreme-and-flip-3-review-competition-destroyed/

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 4 April 2019 22:52 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Better than they deserve tbqh

moose; squirrel (silby), Sunday, 7 April 2019 05:54 (one week ago) Permalink

Haha, came to post that same story! How about this one:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/06/sentencing-their-dog-to-death-how-the-anti-vax-movement-spread-to-pets

"Sam Kovac can’t say for sure what prompted it, but in the past few weeks the Sydney veterinarian has been faced with the same alarming, beguiling question over and over: “Will this vaccination give my dog autism?”

(Article would be funnier if it didn't involve dummies doing the wrong thing for their poor pets)

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 8 April 2019 01:51 (one week ago) Permalink

Cue Temple Grandin on the natural state of non-human mammals resembling human autism.

Kardashev scale sex tape (Sanpaku), Monday, 8 April 2019 05:15 (one week ago) Permalink

whither emily post?

d'ILM for Murder (Hadrian VIII), Monday, 15 April 2019 15:45 (three days ago) Permalink

However, before being placed in handcuffs officers gave Padgett a paper towel so he could wipe the pasta off his face.

wipe privilege

We were never Breeting Borting (President Keyes), Monday, 15 April 2019 15:58 (three days ago) Permalink

That's funny!

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 15 April 2019 16:37 (three days ago) Permalink


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