Re: Guest Post - As If They Weren't Already Sufficiently Well-Represented ...

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I'm just gobsmacked by some of the hats on display in that article.


Posted by: ajay | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:02 AM
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Ugh. In a former role as alumni president of my ex-fraternity co-op house, I used to pick up and read a "Fraternal Law" periodical that some law firm put out. It was less explicit about the lobbying, but the general obnoxious attitude - we're self-policing! really! -was very much part of it.

(The random tax break to promote sprinkler installation... well, I'm dubious about the charitable arms of these organizations anyway, so the money might as well do something with known positive value.)


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:14 AM
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I kind of hate anti-hazing and anti-fraternity-drinking laws and campus regulations, which seem to have gone too far and are largely animus-driven. Fight for your right to party. I mean yes the "self regulating" stuff is bullshit but if 19 year olds want to do beer funneling and Edward 40hands or dress up in robes and paddle each other or whatever in the relative safety of their self-chosen frat-homes I say let them without a lot of nattering nannies intervening.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:31 AM
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I'm afraid I can't allow that kind of comment in this space, Halford.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:33 AM
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Wow though -- an average of 10 people a year killed or paralyzed in hazing incidents? No criminal charges for straight-up beating someone to death as part of 'hazing'? That's crazy.


Posted by: PGD | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:36 AM
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I remember an episode of Quincy where it turns out the guy died in a hazing accident and the fraternity tried to cover it up. I don't know why I still remember that.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:39 AM
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Or why I decided to share it with anybody else.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:40 AM
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Also, Kevin Bacon was hazed in Animal House, which means he must be like 140 years old now.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:46 AM
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If we're going to pass these hazing laws, aren't we really saying that the entire system has failed? And if the entire system has failed, hasn't America failed? Well, I'm not going to sit here and let anyone badmouth the United States of America.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:51 AM
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I consider that sexual harassment. Of America.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:55 AM
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I bet the statue of liberty gets tired of being an ice queen all the time. Smile, girl.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 8:57 AM
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No criminal charges for straight-up beating someone to death as part of 'hazing'?

Honest, officer, I had no choice but to use my paddle in self-defense.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:06 AM
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9 made me laugh and has changed how I picture halford forevermore.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:20 AM
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I was expecting oudemia to show up / delurk the moment Quincy, M.D. came up.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:23 AM
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I was on my fraternity's board of directors when the UNC fraternity fire happened and the subsequent sprinkler regulation went through and can attest that retrofitting our decades-old building for that was insanely expensive. Especially for a relatively poor organization like our chapter. It would almost have been cheaper to hire full-time private firefighters.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:26 AM
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6: Indeed. Quincy imparted many valuable lessons. Jack Klugman was a wise and benevolent authority figure for bored 10 year olds back in the day.


Posted by: AcademicLurker | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:31 AM
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I'm dubious about a federal anti-hazing law. Seems like the kind of thing that would wind up shutting down a few Black fraternities and leave the Dartmouth assholes well alone.

Division I football & basketball programs are far more damaging to student life and academic rigor anyhow.


Posted by: Natilo Paennim | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:31 AM
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10: And that foot is heebie.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:31 AM
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16: I was completely baffled the first time I saw a rerun of The Odd Couple. When did he become an asshole?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:38 AM
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Isn't everyone's fave episode of Quincy "Why do they write songs about haaate???"


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:42 AM
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So have we officially succeeded in derailing this into a Quincy thread?

I suggest we post about our favorite episodes.

A random episode summary from wikipedia:

"A well-respected priest is found dead of natural causes in the bed of a prostitute, and Quincy attempts to find out how he got there."


Posted by: AcademicLurker | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:56 AM
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Given the proliferation of secret law under Bush 2 and Obama, if we can't have a federal anti-hazing law, we could definitely have federal double secret probation.


Posted by: Ginger Yellow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:00 AM
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So have we officially succeeded in derailing this into a Quincy thread? I suggest we post about our favorite episodes.

RTFA.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:01 AM
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Oudemia.


Posted by: snarkout | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:17 AM
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Homage


Posted by: Natilo Paennim | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:23 AM
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I have never watched a Quincy episode and had to look up its premise just now. My many pop culture blind spots let me show them to you.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:33 AM
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"Quincy investigates the death of a boxer just minutes after a match, and suspects include his trainer and his opponent, who was dating the boxer's sister. Former Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis guest stars."


Posted by: AcademicLurker | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:40 AM
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I want inexpensive champagne (less than $20/bottle) for a brunch. West Coast or Washington wines mildly preferred. Any recommendations?
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Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:47 AM
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Virginia Johnson would undoubtedly be intrigued but non-judgmental if you kept on masturbating to her.

Had just heard this morning that Showtime was premiering a new drama this fall called Masters of Sex based on their lives. Maybe 30-odd years from now, people will comment on the internet about their fvorite episodes.
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Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:47 AM
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28: Sparkling white wine.


Posted by: Opinionated French Person | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:50 AM
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28: I've enjoyed the Mumm from Napa, which I think is in that range. Lots of good prosecco for under that price. Also: I don't have very good taste.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:56 AM
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I want inexpensive champagne (less than $20/bottle) for a brunch. West Coast or Washington wines mildly preferred.

Il n'est Champagne que de la Champagne!


Posted by: Comité Champagne | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:58 AM
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Le pwned.


Posted by: Opinionated French Person | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:59 AM
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pwné, dammit.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:00 AM
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Certainly not Champagne unless from Champagne. Might be champagne, though.

Anyway. My apologies for blurring the lines; any recommendations for sparkling wine?


Posted by: Opinionated Descriptivist | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:01 AM
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Greut is pretty decent at that price point. They're from New Mexico.


Posted by: | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:01 AM
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Because I'm so helpful, I was going to see if Boone's Farm made a sparkling wine. It turns out that Boone's Farm now makes malt beverages instead of wine. I was wondering why the PA liquor stores didn't carry it any more and that would explain it. It will be at the beer distributors. Also, I wonder if the person who put "citation needed" after, "The brand is popular on college campuses due to its low price" was being serious or not.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:05 AM
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Same guy at Bloomberg seems to have more here.

About 40 percent of U.S. senators, and 25 percent of U.S. representatives, belonged to fraternities or sororities in college. On April 24, more than a dozen of these grateful alumni extolled Greek life at an annual $500-a-plate dinner in a Washington hotel ballroom for "FratPAC," the industry's political arm.
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"We learned to tap a keg," declared Representative Steven Palazzo, a Mississippi Republican and Sigma Chi brother, who then yelled a cheer as hundreds of FratPAC donors applauded.
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Attracting undergraduates with aggressive recruiting and the prospect of jobs at Wall Street firms and other fields dominated by Greek alumni, fraternities are making a comeback on college campuses.
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It "looks at a variety of factors," he said in an e-mailed statement. "Good government needs more fraternity/ sorority alumni who can help us tackle the major challenges confronting our nation."


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:05 AM
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Also, I wonder if the person who put "citation needed" after, "The brand is popular on college campuses due to its low price" was being serious or not.

Personally, I never saw anyone drink Boone's Farm who had graduated from high school. Some may have been of college age, to be sure, but not actually college students.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:08 AM
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We used to mix it with beer. See 31.last.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:09 AM
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I stopped before I turned 30.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:10 AM
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It sounds like knecht may have been the person who put "citation needed" after "The brand is popular on college campuses due to its low price".


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:10 AM
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Wall Street firms and other fields dominated by Greek alumni

Citation needed.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:15 AM
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What's it like for an actual Greek person to go to college in the U.S? Does every conversation turn into a "Who's on First" type comedy skit?


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:28 AM
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What's it like for an actual Greek person to go to college in the U.S? Does every conversation turn into a "Who's on First" type comedy skit?

They get to say, with a straight face, "It's all Greek to me."


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:37 AM
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28: Raventos i Blanc cava


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:45 AM
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46: (the rosé, if you can get it for under $20, which sometimes you can)


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:57 AM
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Good government needs more fraternity/ sorority alumni who can help us tackle the major challenges confronting our nation.

Like too many dweebs and goobers and not enough school spirit!

Actually, if BroPAC would turn their attention toward the repeal of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, I could warm up to them.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:10 PM
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IANAP, so I'm confused when, in the Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, 2013) trailer, Sandra Bullock's character detaches herself from the broken shuttle robot arm, she goes flying off in a different direction from the arm. I mean, the arm seems to be spinning around a central point along its length, so presumably there would be some kind of centripetal force or whatever, but it still seems questionable. Scary, certainly, if we suspend our disbelief. Although, aren't there basically just three possible endings?
1. She gets rescued.
2. She reenters the atmosphere and burns up.
3. Some variation on death by decompression/dehydration/more space junk hits her.
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Posted by: Natilo Paennim | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:13 PM
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44: Probably a lot of yogurt and anal sex jokes too.


Posted by: Natilo Paennim | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:14 PM
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49: You've now spoiled the trailer for me.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:16 PM
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Due to an unfortunate concatenation of circumstances, I have become aware that a coworker has purchased (or at least has had delivered to him by mail) underpants with padding intended to enhance the appearance of his ass.

I can't not know this now.


Posted by: Golda Meir | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:18 PM
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52: It was Shamir, wasn't it?


Posted by: Natilo Paennim | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:21 PM
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You're giving up on self-deception too easily. Tell yourself that a friend probably sent it as a joke.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:21 PM
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52: You work with Anthony Weiner?


Posted by: Mary Catherine | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:25 PM
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You're giving up on self-deception too easily. Tell yourself that a friend probably sent it as a joke.

They could also be intended for comfort / protection during bicycling or horseback riding.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:26 PM
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52: Spanx for men?


Posted by: AcademicLurker | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:26 PM
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56: The brand name is "Bonobos".


Posted by: Golda Meir | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:28 PM
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I was wrong. You gave up on self-deception correctly.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:29 PM
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Golda, I don't let it bother me when female colleagues purchase padded or otherwise engineered bras intended to enhance the appearance of their breasts. Because I'm magnanimous that way.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:29 PM
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I don't even get the name because except for people, all the great apes have very flat asses.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:32 PM
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Maybe the idea is that the purchaser has both the flat ass and the sexual voracity of a bonobo, and needs to cosmetically correct for the first in order to fulfill the second?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:36 PM
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Maybe he bought them for a bonobo to wear.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:38 PM
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He could have gone for the plastic surgery route.

Everything I've ever heard about Bonobos describes their pants as simply cut specially to make the ass look better/bigger, but nothing about any padding.


Posted by: F | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:41 PM
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Looking at the bonobos website, it strikes me as inoffensive and not at all creepy. Halford would like this part:

Some companies have customer service reps. We have Ninjas. And they're here to make sure everything about your shopping experience is awesome. Questions about fit? Issues with a return? Looking for a great chili recipe? Just holler at the Ninjas. Need help? Talk to a ninja. 877-294-7737 [Appears next to a photo of an attractive woman]


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:41 PM
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64.2: This is a thing you can hear about without actively seeking information?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:43 PM
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I see their ads all the time online. Expensive khakis are what gets peddled to me.

I actually don't get even men's spanx. Aside from height, IME women are pretty indifferent to guys' physique. Gracefulness and grooming (ie expensive clothes) maybe. But dance lessons or nice shoes are definitely a better investment than stretch underwear.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:43 PM
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Some companies have customer service reps. We have Ninjas.

I find this so annoying--even aside from the inconsistent capitalization. Possibly even more annoying, though, is how Fab calls its customer support folks "crackerjacks."


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:47 PM
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Aside from height, IME women are pretty indifferent to guys' physique.

Nobody remembers how to spell "penis" anymore.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:48 PM
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Nobody remembers how to spell "penis" anymore.

Hence the increased popularity of tweeted photos.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:53 PM
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64: Oh, wait, nevermind. I'd seen the "Bonobos" box discarded, thought it was a funny brand name, but didn't know what it was. Then I read the NYT this morning, and it referenced "Bonobos" in the same paragraph as padded underwear, but on rechecking the NYT article, Bonobos just sells flattering pants, rather than padded underpants.

Much less funny, but also less disturbing. Sorry for thinking you're ludicrous, co-worker!


Posted by: Golda Meir | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:55 PM
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We drank a lot of Boone's my freshman year in college. So there.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:59 PM
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I'm curious about what is so odious about the US DoE guidelines for investigating sexual assaults.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 12:59 PM
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73 - Maybe it's that they call for actual investigations, and won't let campus police get away with shit like this?


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 1:07 PM
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I'm curious about what is so odious about the US DoE guidelines for investigating sexual assaults.

- Changes the acceptable burden of proof for disciplinary proceedings from "clear and convincing evidence" to "preponderance of evidence".

- Sets a standard of treatment for accusers that includes limiting unwanted contact with the accused, e.g. by removing the accused from campus.

You can see how the bros would think this implicates their interests.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 1:08 PM
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I'm going to be in the Bay Area next week and the early part of the week after that. Any interest in a meetup?

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Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 1:11 PM
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I'm gonna be in the Bay Area the early part of the week after that -- August 4th until midday the 8th.


Posted by: Bave | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 1:22 PM
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76-77: sure!


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:05 PM
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In other oligarchy news, in newest version of Monopoly (Monopoly Empire) you buy companies like Xbox, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Samsung but there is no jail (via Charles Pierce).


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:26 PM
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If you land on Charles Pierce, you go to jail?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:30 PM
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I'm going to be in the Bay Area in mid September and available for a meet up so don't waste your blow jobs on Walt.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:37 PM
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I may be confused about scarcity, time, and blow jobs.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:44 PM
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About 40 percent of U.S. senators, and 25 percent of U.S. representatives, belonged to fraternities or sororities in college.

Surely this includes people who were in service fraternities, which--in my limited knowledge of Greek life--are very different things.


Posted by: J, Robot | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:48 PM
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The service fraternities are the ones with scarce time and blowjobs, right?


Posted by: Bave | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 2:51 PM
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I don't let it bother me when female colleagues purchase padded or otherwise engineered bras intended to enhance the appearance of their breasts.

You are an American hero, sir.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 3:38 PM
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It took four years of advertising in my FB sidebar, but I finally broke down and bought two pairs of Bonobos slacks, from the sale page with an extra 30% for first purchase. I like them! They are indeed well-tailored. But then I go back there and the stuff is just really expensive.


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:19 PM
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Yes, but do they make your ass look good?


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:44 PM
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They look good on my ass.


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:50 PM
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That's a very good piece of advice in 88.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:52 PM
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I have also had Bonobos ads in my FB for ages, but I've never clicked through to their website until it was linked in this thread. Those do look like nice pants, but I don't think I can really bring myself to buy hundred-dollar pants.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:53 PM
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Does my ass make these pants look fat?


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:53 PM
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Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 6:55 PM
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90: For the next two hours, you can take 30% off anything from the sale page. That's how I started. (And I actually haven't spiraled out of control from there.)


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:00 PM
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"That dress is becoming on you..."


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:01 PM
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89: thanks.


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:01 PM
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89: The dirty little secret is that I took it from the novelization of the sequel to the romantic 70's movie Summer of '42.


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:02 PM
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92: Fun! Thanks for linking.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:22 PM
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76-77: due to the acquisition of a new car, coming into the Bay Area has become much easier for me. Unless Josh is going to be there, in which case my car will be in the shop. Damn lemon!


Posted by: Von Wafer | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:40 PM
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I second 97. That was fun and the results were interesting. I especially liked their inclusion of "Tri-State Area."


Posted by: dalriata | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 7:56 PM
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76, 77: goddamn right.

98 is deeply hurtful.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:05 PM
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I'm gonna be in the Bay Area the early part of the week after that -- August 4th until midday the 8th.

You're just missing a concert by the Arkestra, on Aug 3.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:17 PM
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Filling out the shapes in 92 was fun, but when I hit "submit" it took me to some sort of weird picture file collecting all the results, which froze my browser for 5 minutes, then opened itself in a new browser window which also froze for 5 minutes, and seemed to contain no information other than a colorful map overlaying lots of different people's maps. Eventually I was able to close it, Maybe people not using Firefox 22 got to see an interesting results page.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:36 PM
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No, that's pretty much what the results page looks like, but it didn't freeze my browser (Chrome). It did slow it down a lot.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 9:43 PM
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How about the evening of the 4th?


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:19 PM
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I'd be down.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 10:34 PM
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Yeah, the 4th works for me too.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 07-25-13 11:33 PM
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So where? I'm renting a car, so it doesn't matter to me where. (I'm also happy to take public transportation for a car-unfriendly place. If there is public transportation...)


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 1:01 AM
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102: Yeah, that was not great. But if you hovered the mouse (and waited) it showed you the stats for that place based on everyone's entries (82% Midwest, 64% Rust Belt, etc.).


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:05 AM
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Maybe someone will put up a post or something.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 8:51 AM
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But it better have a title or all kinds of hell will break out in the sidebar.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 8:58 AM
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Who on earth thinks that Sacramento is in the Pacific Northwest and Missoula isn't?


Posted by: CharleyCarp | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 10:49 AM
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Oh, that would have been easy for me to mistake. Sacramento = Northern California until I found out otherwise, and Missoula = East of the Rocky Mountains, until I found out otherwise.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 10:55 AM
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Sacramento doesn't count as Northern California? I know it's in the Central Valley, but I wouldn't think that'd be sufficient to rule out its Northern California-ness.


Posted by: dalriata | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 11:01 AM
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111: Only something like 10% of respondents for Pacific Northwest think Sacramento is part of it but not Missoula. My guess is that their definition of Pacific Northwest is rather literal and is entirely restricted to the coastal states.


Posted by: dalriata | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 11:07 AM
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The evening of Sunday the 4th works for me. Rosamunde--the Mission one--is very convenient via public transit, and is both cheap and good, so let me be the first to suggest it.


Posted by: x.trapnel | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 12:01 PM
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You guys can't help a 'fogger out and move to Saturday the 3rd? The drive back on Sunday would likely make Monday suck.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 2:44 PM
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Dave wouldn't be here on the third, and I wouldn't be able to go, and and and!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 3:06 PM
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Who is Dave?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 3:14 PM
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I mean, is he here, man?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 3:15 PM
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The fine people of Jefferson do not consider Sacramento part of northern California.


Posted by: Megan | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:01 PM
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117: Sorry, misread Dave's dates. Sunday it is.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:19 PM
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117: Sorry, misread Dave's dates. Sunday it is.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:19 PM
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117: Sorry, misread Dave's dates. Sunday it is.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:19 PM
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Grr.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:19 PM
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I'll be in San Francisco over thanksgiving. Just saying.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 4:49 PM
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OT: I started swimming to give my ankles and feet a rest from jogging. I'm now limping because I hurt my ankle jumping in to the pool. I thought the ladder was for assholes.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 6:06 PM
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Assholes with graceful, balanced strides.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 6:08 PM
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Maybe I should jump in on the deep side. But then I have to walk barefoot over cement for a long way.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-26-13 6:11 PM
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In order to avoid walking, you need to use a hammock as a slingshot.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 3:22 AM
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I'm still unable to walk without limping. Stupid ankle.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-27-13 5:38 AM
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Stupid is as stupid does.


Posted by: Stupid ankle | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 8:11 AM
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I'm still limping, you bastard.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 8:14 AM
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Maybe there's some lessons we could all learn from this unfortunate little episode.


Posted by: Stupid ankle | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 8:36 AM
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Why can't you be more like the left ankle? He's never given me these kinds of problems.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 8:42 AM
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Why do you assume it's a "he", doe sit have a penis?


Posted by: Stupid ankle | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 10:29 AM
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does it


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 10:29 AM
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Thanks for the correction, JP!


Posted by: Stupid ankle | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 10:30 AM
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I hope the Ace bandage keeps you from talking now.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 11:09 AM
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About freaking time.


Posted by: Smart ankle | Link to this comment | 07-29-13 12:10 PM
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