Things that frustrate us all

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  1. shapeshifter

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    I even tried putting a note on my door politely explaining what I would like delivery people to do with my package but it is anti-matter to them. They go out of their way to do it contrary to my simple wishes.

    That's not a Chunky. That's a Chunky!
     
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  2. Velocity

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    Well whenever there is a hurricane sliding up the coast, people here run out and strip the store shelves of toilet paper, batteries, and water, mostly.
    People are afraid that supplies will run out, but their actions actually produce the exact situation they fear.
     
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  3. shapeshifter

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    :shifty:<glares at cases of alcohol and disinfecting wipes stacked around room>:shifty:
     
  4. Non Sync

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    That's why you should be stocked up ahead of time.

    I can't figure out why people just don't save the wood they boarded up the windows from the previous hurricane. Better yet, install functional storm shutters that just need to be closed when storms approach.
     
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  5. Cyanide Muffin

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    Because those cost money, most people can't afford I guess
     
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  6. PokemonTrainerAshes

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    TV shows and movies that have predictable plots. Meaning... the anticipation and the thrill of the chase (meaning of two characters after one another). Dating other people and finding out you want to be with the person you were in love with originally. And so on.
     
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  7. Non Sync

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    How many times do they buy plywood sheeting?
     
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  8. Cyanide Muffin

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    Speaking of which I just saw Free Guy and while a lot of fun it was predictable.
     
  9. Dr. San Guinary

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    How the hell is mathematics supposed to be racist? I literally do not understand that argument.

    I mean, what the fuck does math have to do with "White supremacy" or anything like that? It's NUMBERS. You can't get less emotional, biased, racist, etc. if you tried.

    And I might point out that non-White cultures were into mathematics for thousands of years before we came along...
     
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  10. Cyanide Muffin

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    Say what?

    Where did you see this?
     
  11. Dr. San Guinary

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    Here you go.
     
  12. Cyanide Muffin

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    Oh my....... I just can't, no that's just stupid
     
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  13. Wednesday Addams

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    The first 3 links are far-right sites trying to "show" how "liberals are nuts". The Atlantic article (2017) is about teacher bias and the CNN article (2016) is about algorithms and data usage. I might look at more tomorrow. But remember: Never go by headlines alone. :)
     
  14. Cyanide Muffin

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    Yeah I'm totally skeptical about the maths is racist stuff because all of that seems like alt right talking points, and out and out bullshit.
     
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  15. Dr. San Guinary

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    No need to be sorry! This stuff is designed to fool people. :)
     
  17. Dr. San Guinary

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    There are those who believe that, though. I didn't just make that up.
     
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    I keep wanting to put the effort and try to get good at Poker. But you can't legally play Poker for money online in America which is stupid because there's a lot more skill to it than fantasy football which you can bet money on. Then there's the play money games which are easy to find, but since people aren't betting real money and don't care they just push all in every damn turn so your choices are to call with whatever and make the game nearly all luck or play premium hands only.
     
  19. Dr. San Guinary

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    The only card game I know anything about is Solitaire...
     
  20. Worf factor9

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    I wouldn't bet on that. ;)
     
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