Random Thoughts...or...What's on Your Mind?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Sibyl, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Velocity

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    Once, I was talking with my son about the Cardassian Neck Trick but I inadvertently said, "Kardashian Neck Trick" and he nearly laughed his face off. I didn't even notice I misspoke until he told me. And I have never watched any of the Kardashian crap, so phooey.
     
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  2. Victoria

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    Rhotacism is a very cruel word for a disorder.
     
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  3. Mr. Laser Beam

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    I wouldn't do either of those things, but there are some things I would take care of...

    - Major shake-ups in the advertisiing industry. Ideally, I'd like to eliminate ALL ads, everywhere, but I realize that'd be hard to get away with. So I'd settle for requiring all commercials to be like the ones in Crazy People. No tricks, no loopholes, no manipulation...just blunt, honest truth.

    - I'd have "Martha" (from the Medicare Advantage ad) shot.

    - Actually I wouldn't rule out street executions for ANYONE convicted of having anything to do with those damn Medicare Advantage ads.

    - And don't even get me started on Car Shield. :mad: :brickwall:
     
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  4. Velocity

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    Not only do they flood tv with those Medicare Advantage adds, we get a ton of paper ads about it in the mail. They say things like "get what you DESERVE" and "hurry, before the open season closes" to create worry and fear.
     
  5. fireproof78

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  6. Gingerbread Demon

    Gingerbread Demon I love Star Trek Discovery Premium Member

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    I think I'd make the world be like the movie The Invention Of Lying for two weeks just to see what changed or doesn't
     
  7. Fantasy Lover

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    Like that Jim Carry movie where Jim's character can't lie because of a wish?
     
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  8. Gingerbread Demon

    Gingerbread Demon I love Star Trek Discovery Premium Member

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    Similar but more like the pommy film starring Ricky Gervais
     
  9. Fantasy Lover

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    Oooh, I see.
     
  10. Mr. Laser Beam

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    That whole concept is always a red flag.

    Whether it's other entities trying to convince ME of what they think I should deserve....or me trying to claim it for myself..."deserve" is one of the most dangerous words in existence.
     
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  11. BK613

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    Of course, the question was semi-rhetorical.
    I also find it annoying when people expect me to like the :censored: because, you know, it's (supposedly) Navy and I was Navy. :rolleyes:
     
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  12. Avro Arrow

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    * yes, this one should say "standard time taking the sun away", but I didn't write it! :lol:
     
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  13. fireproof78

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    Hello darkness, my old friend.

    Now you come at 4 PM.
     
  14. Aragorn

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    These episodic procedurals on TV, a large portion of the dialog is characters telling other characters something they already know because they have to spell things out for the general audience.
     
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  15. Gingerbread Demon

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    Hotch didn't tell the gang about his previous life with Dharma.. Didn't he play a prosecutor on that show? Then in Criminal Minds he was an ex prosecutor that is now an SSA and profiler?
     
  16. Velocity

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    I went to pick up my new eyeglasses today. They first came in on Oct. 19th but the frames were too wonky so they reordered them. These frames today were cockeyed too, so after messing with them and getting nowhere, one of the employees went over to the samples wall and used the original frame to put my lenses in. I'm still not so sure about them but I know I will never order from this business again.
     
  17. Commander Troi

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    My husband goes into surgery tomorrow morning. Good wishes and positive thoughts appreciated!
     
  18. Gingerbread Demon

    Gingerbread Demon I love Star Trek Discovery Premium Member

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    But of course....... gonna send lots of warm wishes and thoughts
     
  19. auntiehill

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    Best wishes to you and Mr. Commander Troi.
     
  20. Gingerbread Demon

    Gingerbread Demon I love Star Trek Discovery Premium Member

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    What if the great garbage patch was entirely legos?