I was going to casually point out a slight error in the post, but I see others beat me to it and there is therefore no cause for me to do so.
Escaping the cult is no easy thing, as this one discovers
New recording, old recordings, whatever I can find to pad this out
You will read every post Ace ever wrote. You will keep hitting "refresh" on Ace like a monkey on crack. You will click on all of Ace's ads. You will contribute to the Ace Hobo Hunting Fund.
cthulhu: ...Do I get first dibs on which drug-addled git this might be?
I thought I got a bit of a contact drunk just reading that one.
If I just hadn't been talking to our daughter about her friend who's having a psychotic breakdown...
...I probably still wouldn't've been first.
cthulhu: There is an analog in politics -- if you can convince the subconscious mind (e.g.
Regarding changing minds (again)--
You can't reason with unreasoning, as TMI suggested, but you can do an end-run around their filters.
qdpsteve: ...Or slapping it over and over again on the side....
Palpatine: ...'Percussive maintenance...'
I was in a suggestion-susceptible state of mind when I encountered a sign.
Don't get distracted.
Focus on the task at hand.
At the heart of this effort lies a bizarrely totalitarian ideology: Student-activists think they have all the answers - everything is settled, and people who dissent are not merely wrong, but ac
Milady Webworker read your comment, and to "I'm sure you can imagine what happened next," she said, "Oscar and Figaro got you back for leaving them in the hall!" Right?
Benson, C.46: ...couldn't remember Bob Newhart's name. Drove me crazy....
So... did you ever remember it?
Mind if I ignore the "topic"? Since "Would you believe..." and "Missed it by that much!" have already been mentioned...
Seamus Muldoon: …Might need surgery and end up with a semicolon.…
There's a code for that, right?
(Open thread below for wildly off-topic discussion.)
Yeah, that doesn't really work, y'know. The
herd horde just rolls on, 'sfaras I kin tell.
Lea: Touch is good for your emotional health! Ace should be seeking out more hugs not turning them away.
A thought: Invest in lint rollers if hugging ewoks?
Harvey, I also thought the subject was extraordinarily patient with the geezer.
Acid trips before the invention of color were just not the same. Subject said, the carpet has colors. Researcher says, no, it's gray. Subject said, the charcoal was purple.
Drudge headline: Virus that 'makes humans more stupid' discovered
I have my new excuse.
Checking Weasel Zippers, Drudge...
Computing: It's not for the timid. You say, "It took me a long time and a lot of trial and error to learn how to post graphics in the reply section." No kidding.
The con artist and the robber
will pilfer your worldly wealth.
The virus and the Succubus
undermine your mortal health.
Blacksheep at August 12, 2014 08:57 AM
Sir Maet: "Any of the horde have experience and/or advice on keeping bees?'
Avoid becoming part of the hive mind.
Lady in Black > "Oh, and anyone on the ONT last night......couldn't sleep and foolishly took a 10mg Ambien and kept posting...."
Note to self: Check ONT for LiB's comments....
My mind decides it's almost six
My body doesn't care
So, two minutes before six o'clock
My mind gets up to take a walk
And looking back at bed
one more tl
regarding amygdala, brain size, will power
(excluding statistically small # of cases where tumor or bad wiring physically hampers will)