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xianjiro wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 9:39 pm here's a suggestion: add the word good.
Is there something good you're not a fan of? :D
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kongs_speech wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 9:49 pm
Ebbywebby wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 9:28 pm
Armoreska wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 12:05 pm
Yeah screw all songs that dare repeat something. Thankfully the followup track has long verses.
It's one of the most redundant, repetitive lyrics I've ever heard. You can basically boil down the entire song to:

Some of those that work forces
Are the same that burn crosses

Killing in the name of

Now you do what they told ya

You justify those that died
By wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites

Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
All I know is that when Zack de la Rocha yells those lyrics, they're awesome.
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Ebbywebby wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 9:28 pm
Armoreska wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 12:05 pm
Ebbywebby wrote: January 21st, 2021, 9:35 pm Ever notice just how shitty and INCREDIBLY repetitive the lyrics for "Killing in the Name Of" are? The music is so compelling that I think most people fail to notice.
Yeah screw all songs that dare repeat something. Thankfully the followup track has long verses.
It's one of the most redundant, repetitive lyrics I've ever heard. You can basically boil down the entire song to:

Some of those that work forces
Are the same that burn crosses

Killing in the name of

Now you do what they told ya

You justify those that died
By wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites

Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
I guess you enjoy the vocal-free better then
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGqZq_T5ndA
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Because of mad security at my job (not related to the pandemic) I have to tap in & out with my work ID constantly ( facilities, work spaces, research labs, and my office among other places)... the blasted thing just somehow deactivated itself (even though I've used it 20 times this morning already) meaning I can't go anywhere, even the loo, since I'll be locked out of my office.
I just emailed the ID office (because they're working remotely these days) and... they won't reactivate my ID unless a submit a passport photo first. So, yeah, .... I've been at this job for 13 years and never had this happen before and I can't perform my job without this ID. Maybe I should go home. It's like -5 F outside anyway today.
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sounds like some spy movie lab winter technodystopia alone in the building thriller.

I've not seen humans in real life for 18 days now, other than shapes at a distance. Will have to go to the store tomorrow to get some cabbage but that's unlikely to help.
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and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
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cabbage is no replacement for quality human interaction
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Yeah, you need some good fresh kale for that...
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how'd you know about my thing for kale?!? :o
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air mail me some kale then
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and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
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lol
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In late October I discovered a new gym was opening up downstairs from me (2-3 min walk) in late November so I was excited to join and work out for the next 3 months and get into a routine before Uni started on 1 March. Late Nov came around and they said mid December. Mid Dec rolls around and they early 2021. In January they announced an opening date of Feb 3. And now... 1 March. Or who knows, 2022 or next century perhaps.
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I'd like to lodge a formal complaint about Films For Action 100 not only not being an official list but never even offered to be such.
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ANARCHISTS, 2010s bests, Yasujiro Ozu, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
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Speaking of security overkill (kill all the lawyers!)

Everything comes triple seniorproofed. Not one seal, not two, no less than three.

If it ain't broke, they fix it.

I have a nice arthritis-friendly can opener and now they've taken to making cans can-opener proof, putting pull-up rings on them instead.

In the good old days about 15 years ago I wrote an Hopkins-parody ode to little plastic hangers on new pairs of socks with the lines

I laud these lonely leftovers,
signs that no malign marketeer
has yet managed to make socks seniorproof.

Alas, now they have.
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3eyes wrote: February 10th, 2021, 6:27 pm Speaking of security overkill (kill all the lawyers!)

Everything comes triple seniorproofed. Not one seal, not two, no less than three.

If it ain't broke, they fix it.

I have a nice arthritis-friendly can opener and now they've taken to making cans can-opener proof, putting pull-up rings on them instead.

In the good old days about 15 years ago I wrote an Hopkins-parody ode to little plastic hangers on new pairs of socks with the lines

I laud these lonely leftovers,
signs that no malign marketeer
has yet managed to make socks seniorproof.

Alas, now they have.
Well, I can see that pull-tabs on cans is more convenient for the vast majority of people. I hadn't realized that they present a challenge for arthritic people (my own arthritis is only occasionally an issue with opening things). I'm guessing someone will come up with a gizmo that can flip up the pull-tab , "hook it" and pull it open, just like we see all those jar lid openers. But yes, it absolutely sucks when you can't open a can without going through some serious pain, assuming there's enough strength left to get the job done.
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yes there is a gizmo to open pop/pull tops - I'll see if I can locate it

Walmart has this - https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ring-Pull-Ca ... er&veh=sem

I just searched for "pull top can opener"
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xianjiro wrote: February 11th, 2021, 9:42 pm yes there is a gizmo to open pop/pull tops - I'll see if I can locate it

Walmart has this - https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ring-Pull-Ca ... er&veh=sem

I just searched for "pull top can opener"
Thanks!!! (So how long will it take them to seniorproof that?)
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My hands struggle with a can opener so I always get pull tops, but I have to use a spoon to open them because they hurt my fingers. If my nails are long enough I can use them as well, but they usually aren’t.
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mightysparks wrote: February 12th, 2021, 1:33 am My hands struggle with a can opener so I always get pull tops, but I have to use a spoon to open them because they hurt my fingers. If my nails are long enough I can use them as well, but they usually aren’t.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001 ... web201603_

Seems like it would be worth a shot, it sure is cheap enough.
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Just realized that on some of these newfangled cans the bottom is still can-opener-friendly.
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