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List of things you think are gross but other people seem to like for some reason.
Fish. - Jenny H. from Android
Stuffed Bell Peppers. (Sorry, Jenny!) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Prepackaged bread/pastry. - Meg VMeg
Poptarts, any and all flavors. - Janet
Anchovies - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Peanut butter - Stephen Mack
5 guys - Todd Hoff
Shellfish - David Lounsbury from iPhone
Beets. - Joe
Raw tomatoes. - Heather
Beets, black beans, cilantro, squash. - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
Cilantro, pigs feet, khaki pants, hair gel, lots of candy types, dryer sheets, anything with sodium lauryl sulfate in it. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
Mayonnaise, sour cream, cottage cheese - unless hidden in recipes where I can't see them. Cilantro. - Mary B: #TeamMonique
natto - Rodfather
Avocado and Justin Bieber - Kevin Fox
Eggplant, olives, pickled almost anything (exc. kimchee). - Walt Crawford
Marshmallows, lemon meringue pie, key lime pie, sugary beverages, Starbucks coffee, cheap beer, cottage cheese with fruit in it (I like mine plain), sugar and milk in farina (I prefer mine with butter, salt, & pepper), Italian fruit cake, fruity herbal teas, Earl Gray tea (smells like hair gel) - April Russo
Other people - Iain Baker
Anika
This new type of porn from Korea is crazy - http://www.dramafever.com/news...
This new type of porn from Korea is crazy
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"Move aside bland, old food porn. There's a new trend in Korea and it's spreading fast. "Mokbang" is a mash up of the Korean words for "eating" and "broadcast," and that's exactly what 12,000 people on Afreeca TV sign on to watch every night." - Anika from Bookmarklet
"One of the most popular mokbang broadcast jockeys is "The Diva." By day, she works at a consulting agency, and by night she gobbles down enormous portions of food--adorably of course. The Diva streams her meals daily after work, with her broadcasts going on for hours. Her plates of choice range from two medium pizzas, to 30 fried eggs and a box of crab legs, to five packets of instant... more... - Anika
I just barely tolerate other people in restaurants. I couldn't imagine sitting there and purposely watching someone else eat. From what I've seen from Korean TV, people who "eat deliciously" or "eat well" are looked at by some as if it's a skill. - Anika
I don't mind people eating, but I still don't get it. I think it is part of why I don't really like a lot of the newer cooking shows, where the whole 'watching people eat' seems to eclipse the actual cooking. Also - four packets of instant ramen? How is she not made of sodium? o_O - Jennifer Dittrich
I know, right? She said she's gained 20 lbs. since starting, but I'm sure there's a lot more health issues involved with all that food in one sitting, too. - Anika
Two dramas in a row now, where a sharehouse inhabitant makes a living doing mokbang. Let's hope this trend dies soon. - Anika
Andrew C (✔)
Steve Nash out for season with back issues, according to reports - Silver Screen and Roll - http://www.silverscreenandroll.com/2014...
Terrible way for a legend to end his career. - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
RT @s_insley_h: @mallelis Never uses punctuation in texts but always ends with "love you." http://t.co/62UX8BSS2g
RT @s_insley_h: @mallelis Never uses punctuation in texts but always ends with "love you." http://t.co/62UX8BSS2g
text sez: "I will not love you" - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
RT @mallelis: All right everybody I think now it's time for you to tell me the most Mom thing your mom has ever done -- https://twitter.com/malleli...
Amazing replies to this one, check it out. - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
Bizarro Back Issues: Wait, What's Vampirella's Deal Again? (1997) - http://comicsalliance.com/bizarro...
Bizarro Back Issues: Wait, What's Vampirella's Deal Again? (1997)
"Well, the fact is, Vampirella’s not actually that scary. I mean, despite her name, she’s not actually a vampire. She’s an alien from planet Drakulon, a planet where water has the same composition as blood. Or at least, I think that’s how it worked, until 1997, when it was revealed that Drakulon was the product of memory implants and she was actually the daughter of Lilith, mother of all vampires, who sent her to destroy a 2,000 year-old conspiracy organized like a vampire Catholic Church (complete with a Vampire Pope) with the help of a time-traveling nun. Hoo boy. This is going to get complicated." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
RT @picpedant: This is neither psychology nor science. @psychologicaI @awkwardgoogle http://t.co/wRdaUOZHOa
RT @picpedant: This is neither psychology nor science. @psychologicaI @awkwardgoogle http://t.co/wRdaUOZHOa
@Psychology said it, so that bottom one is 100% accurate. - Stephen Mack
ಠ_ಠ - Andrew C (✔)
Psychology is what his white friends called Confucius - Pete : Team Marina
Andrew C (✔)
"It Wasn't Written for Me": A Conversation About Asian Americans and the Media - http://the-toast.net/2014...
"Nicole: [...] But I feel as though many, many articles we read about Asian Americans and diversity never move much beyond the “Asians are being left out of the conversation!” point, and that always makes me uncomfortable. Sometimes we are “left out” because we don’t face the same racism. I think it’s rather disingenuous to claim to be “left out” of the black/white framing, and then conveniently ignore or not talk about the ways Asian Americans benefit from not being seen as black." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
"Sarah: I find it really hard to phrase my next point (which might indicate that it’s just not a good point). But mainstream media has an allergy to talking about (current, existing, everywhere-in-society-not-just-in-the-South-or-Neo-Nazi-circles) white supremacy. That idea that white supremacy and anti-blackness are at the foundation of American society is a very familiar notion to people who spend time reading about race. But for everyone else, “post-racial” rhetoric is the dominant mode of thinking." - Andrew C (✔)
Brian Johns
is ello still a thing?
Nollo - Louis Gray
Insomuch that it exists, yes. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Android
A thing that has fewer posts a day than FF. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Nope. - Andrew C (✔)
Haven't seen anyone using it. - Jonathan Disher
Have they figured out how they're going to make money, but not off their users? - Brian Johns
They sent an announcement today that they're committed to be ad-free and not sell user data. Unclear how they do actually make money, though. You can read it here: https://ello.co/downloa... (warning, PDF). Excerpt: "To assure that Ello always remains ad-free, today Ello converted to a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC). A Benefit Corporation is a new kind of for-profit... more... - Stephen Mack
Thanks for the update. I guess there's always the idea of charging a membership fee. - Brian Johns
And they could merchandise (Ello t-shirts!) and make a few pennies off affiliate links. - Stephen Mack
Andrew C (✔)
RT @toyns: "I've just arrived and don't know what's happening, but as a cop, I guess I should just kick this guy in the head." http://gawker.com/confuse...
RT @toyns: "I've just arrived and don't know what's happening, but as a cop, I guess I should just kick this guy in the head." http://gawker.com/confused-nypd-officer-kicks-fellow-cop-in-head-thinking-1649756197/all
"The video below shows a plainclothes NYPD officer cranking back his leg and driving the toe of his boot into another man's head. "So what?" you might be saying. "Cops beat the shit out of people all the time." In this case, however, the victim was another cop." - Andrew C (✔)
""He kicked a cop," a woman behind the camera can be heard laughing. "He kicked the cop." Realizing what he's done, the officer gives his buddy a little pat on the head, and then, for good measure, gets on top of the suspect and clocks him in the face." - Andrew C (✔)
Those people are just thugs. Things like this is why I'm sick of hearing about so-called 'bad apples'. - Anika
Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
It'll be interesting to see how Canada reacts to these recent terror attacks. And compare and contrast to the civil-liberty destroying U.S. approach.
I hope Canada doesn't make the same mistakes we have. Cos it's possible. - Big Joe Silence from Android
We've got Stephen Harper at the helm. It's very possible. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
Starmama
I have some pork shoulder, cut in nice big stew chunks. I also have a bottle of hard cider. And red onion & carrots. What kind of greens would you throw in that pot? Anything else?
Salt, garlic - probably as whole peeled cloves, cumin? Also, I'd use at least one umami "cheat", whether that's fish sauce or anchovies or miso paste. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
I dunno much about stewing with greens, so my instinct would be to cook em separately. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
I would use spinach or mustard greens. I like stewing with mustard greens cut into strips, the best. I sauteed or roast them first. - Anika
Potatoes! :") - Jenny H. from Android
I would love potatoes in there, but I'll be serving it with rice or noodles, that's enough carbs. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
I do have fish sauce. I have spinach, but there's a few dollars to pick up something different. Mustards sound good, I really like them with pork. Should pick up a piece of garlic too, don't have any fresh in the house. Plan to season with my house mix, which is black & red pepper, garlic powder, paprika, celery seed. Fish sauce is salty, prolly won't need to add much salt. Also a lil prepared mustard, I'm out of mustard powder. Maybe a pinch of ginger... - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Another option would be to mix in fresh greens just before you serve. They'll preserve their flavor and texture and make a nice contrast with the stew. Chopped mustard, kale or bok choy. - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
Yes, thin greens would get thrown on top near the end of cooking, to wilt & soak up flavor but not stewed into strings :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Bok choy is kind of my go to green, I buy/cook it more than any other. It's possible I go with that again :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
I'm making this stove top, thought about the slow cooker but nah, not this time. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Victor Ganata
Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?” - MIT Technology Review http://www.technologyreview.com/view...
"The world in general disapproves of creativity, and to be creative in public is particularly bad. Even to speculate in public is rather worrisome." - Victor Ganata
I feel like a lot of these apply to improv, though improv (in the style I learned it) generally doesn't need an external facilitator/director in performance. I guess there are coaches during practice sessions. - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
"I put the question to Konchalski, the Canadian national team coach, and we run through the usual comparisons, mostly slow-footed white guys with killer J’s, like Bird and Nowitzki. Konchalski makes a bold claim: “Those guys could do more than Oscar. They had more all-around games. But I don’t believe neither Bird or Dirk could shoot with Oscar. They couldn’t shoot with Oscar.”" - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
Excessive Forces: The Mad Genius Stuntmen Behind Keanu Reeves’s Dead-Dog Revenge Thriller ‘John Wick’ « - http://grantland.com/hollywo...
Excessive Forces: The Mad Genius Stuntmen Behind Keanu Reeves’s Dead-Dog Revenge Thriller ‘John Wick’ «
"Hiring veteran stuntmen Chad Stahelski and David Leitch to direct a Keanu Reeves–led gun-fu movie is like using a fire hose to wash your car. Home Depot insists the garden variety will suffice, but where’s the fun in standard pressure? Excessive force can be sublime. There are directors who would competently complete an action vehicle like John Wick, and then there are Stahelski and Leitch, who spend their days off set sparring with jujitsu." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
The Peaceful Madness of Eric André « - http://grantland.com/feature...
The Peaceful Madness of Eric André «
"Fighting Santa Claus, embarrassing reality stars, and Transcendental Meditation — all in a day's work for the star of Adult Swim’s most insane, most exhilarating show." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
RT @megreenwell: "BP Didn't Ruin the Gulf," a Politico Magazine story written by BP's COMMUNICATIONS CHIEF. http://www.politico.com/magazin... (via @elongreen)
RT @megreenwell: "BP Didn't Ruin the Gulf," a Politico Magazine story written by BP's COMMUNICATIONS CHIEF. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/10/gulf-coast-recovery-expectations-112088.html#.VEe_ZYvF9sA (via @elongreen)
WTF. THEY TURNED THE GULF ORANGE. http://www.theguardian.com/environ... - Vampire Hunter DYSP
And in the piece - I admit I only skimmed it - part of why "it's not that bad" is what he admits is a truly tremendous volunteer effort to save and clean up the Gulf, in addition to BP's own huge penalties paid. - Andrew C (✔)
if BP is still in business then it's not huge enough. - Big Joe Silence
Vampire Hunter DYSP
In 2013, the state had 686 inmates per 10,000 people. To put that in perspective, China’s national incarceration rate is 121 inmates per 10,000 people, while Russia’s is 475, according to a recent report and comparison by the International Center for Prison Studies. So yes, Mississippi has more prisoners per capita than China and Russia combined.... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
I appreciate the point but there's something quite odd about combining per capita numbers. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
The combined number is 155. Even starker than the OP. - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
Andrew C (✔)
There is also a circle and half-circle hidden in the FedEx logo. Amaze your friends! http://t.co/yzKDKebXZf
There is also a circle and half-circle hidden in the FedEx logo. Amaze your friends! http://t.co/yzKDKebXZf
Don't forget the spoon. - Anika
Those are more like ovals and partial ovals. - Joe
Cannot unsee the spoon! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Did you already discuss the arrow? - Corinne L
This joke kinda relies on the reader's knowledge of the arrow. I should have worded it better, though, to make the connection clearer. - Andrew C (✔)
Got it! :-D - Corinne L
There's also a skateboard ramp, and two 'e's. - Kevin Fox
Andrew C (✔)
If you can't handle me at my Tinder, you don't deserve me at my OKCupid.
okay. does this mean we're not going to homecoming? - MoTO: Team Marina
^ ^ :-) - YvonneM
Harrrdcore. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
MoTO, you shouldn't have swiped left then! - Andrew C (✔)
I always forget! - MoTO: Team Marina from Android
Andrew C (✔)
RT @rkalland: tha gawd RT @DailyMailUK: Conman pretended to be in a coma for 2 years to avoid court http://dailym.ai/1wmyxXZ http://t.co/xD2KEklxOe
RT @rkalland: tha gawd RT @DailyMailUK: Conman pretended to be in a coma for 2 years to avoid court  http://dailym.ai/1wmyxXZ http://t.co/xD2KEklxOe
Ahahahaha, caught due to a store loyalty card. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
rönin
Pizza Hut Korea Introduces Surf 'n' Turf Pizza With Apple Turnover Crust - Eater - http://www.eater.com/2014...
Pizza Hut Korea Introduces Surf 'n' Turf Pizza With Apple Turnover Crust - Eater
For those w/no time to eat a full 3-course meal. =p - rönin from Bookmarklet
ಠ_ಠ - Andrew C (✔)
What? There are places to go, things to do. Who's got time for eating? =) - rönin
eeewww! - grizabella
Vampire Hunter DYSP
Conservative Provocateur Creates Fake LGBT Group To ‘Expose’ Voter Fraud http://thkpr.gs/3582258 via @thinkprogress
Conservative Provocateur Creates Fake LGBT Group To ‘Expose’ Voter Fraud http://thkpr.gs/3582258 via @thinkprogress
Oy, this guy again. How he hasn't found his way into prison with some of his stunts just amazes me. - Vampire Hunter DYSP
O'Keefe is literally dumb enough to tweet a photo of himself in disguise _while his 'operation' is ongoing_. - Andrew C (✔)
http://gawker.com/5890660... "Breitbart is another sign of American decline. He's what happens when even the ratfuckers have lost all subtlety to their art. When the far-right is bad at dirty tricks [...] Breitbart's "Little Rascals" targeted mid-level black female USDA officials and got arrested playing "Plumbers" in Mary Landrieu's office. Nixon couldn't have used these punks as anything but Cambodian cannon fodder." - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
RT @mallelis: DIRTBAG APOLLO so do you come to this river a lot [DAPHNE becomes a tree to escape him] so do u turn into trees a lot http://the-toast.net/2014...
RT @mallelis: DIRTBAG APOLLO so do you come to this river a lot [DAPHNE becomes a tree to escape him] so do u turn into trees a lot http://the-toast.net/2014/10/21/dirtbag-apollo/
"[APOLLO emerges from the cave at Delphi with the body of the slain PYTHON] APOLLO: people of Delphi rejoice you shall be troubled no more by this beast I have slain the giant snake that could not be brought low by mortal hands" (cont) - Andrew C (✔)
"VILLAGER #1: thank you, Apollo VILLAGER #2: yes thank you, Lord [APOLLO drops the snake and stretches] APOLLO: you know what other giant snake cannot be brought low by mortal hands" - Andrew C (✔)
Melly - #TeamMarina
But /does that feedback sink in/? Like, at all? http://thinkprogress.org/economy... - Andrew C (✔)
I think maybe the emphasis here was on the "honest" rather than the "hearing" :oD - Melly - #TeamMarina
Spidra Webster
No One's Buying iPads Because iPads Are Forever - http://gizmodo.com/no-ones...
No One's Buying iPads Because iPads Are Forever
"Today, Apple trotted out its quarterly earnings, as public companies will do. Massive revenue! iPhone sales up! Mac sales up! iPad sales… well. Okay, so not everything was a hit. But don't confuse Apple's declining tablet sales with the vanishing of the iPad. Tablets aren't dying; they just live forever. It's not that Apple's not selling any iPads at all; it still moved 12.3 million tablets over the summer. But that's down 13 percent from a year ago, an opposite trajectory to the growth that the iPhone and Mac lines experienced in the same time. It's caused a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth among Apple observers™—what a job description!—but it doesn't mean that tablets in general or the iPad in specific are over. Here's the iPad's real growth problem: If you bought one in the last two and a half years, you have no reason buy another one. None whatsoever. Does your iPad have a Retina display? Good. You can replace it when you accidentally drop it in the toilet, and no sooner.... more... - Spidra Webster from Bookmarklet
I have to say I don't feel I've outgrown my iPad 2 yet. If I had a good income, I'd get a new iPad just to have something lighter with a better camera and display, but I don't feel like I've outgrown my current one. Whereas I feel the "headroom" on my old Mac laptops all the time due to software bloat for basic web browsing stuff. - Spidra Webster
I kinda feel the storage restriction because games, esp, are really big space hogs. Also, I'm envious of the more powerful CPUs and GPUs, but high production value games aren't important enough on iPad to drive me (or most people, I'd think) to upgrade. - Andrew C (✔)
Yeah, I've only got one game (and it's an educational one). I also don't use my iPad for massive photo storage. - Spidra Webster
Stephan #TeamMarina
iOS 8 keyboard suggestions were getting more confusing by the day. After a dictionary reset we are now back to regular silly suggestions.
My iPad - still on iOS 7 for now - is getting out of control. It'll apply stupid and wrong grammar autocorrects to words _two words ago_, when my attention's moved on to the current word. - Andrew C (✔)
Does iOS 8 allow direct editing of the custom dictionary? Android has for a long time and I was really surprised that iOS 6 and 7 didn't. - Andrew C (✔)
Well, previous versions did allow a complete reset too. Sorry, I should have been more precise: does it allow a surgical, entry-by-entry editing of the custom dictionary? - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew: no, you don't have access to the dictionary. Just a reset option. I wish you could edit it. - Stephan #TeamMarina from iPhone
Miriella
I couldn't help taking this quiz. 18 of 18! Do You ACTUALLY Know The Lyrics To The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? http://www.playbuzz.com/andreba...
I couldn't help taking this quiz. 18 of 18! Do You ACTUALLY Know The Lyrics To The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?  http://www.playbuzz.com/andrebaker10/do-you-actually-know-the-lyrics-to-the-fresh-prince-of-bel-air
I consider it a nursery rhyme and sing it to the boy. 18 of 18 - Steve C Team Marina
This gets stuck in my head all the time, and every time I say "chilling out," I have to add "maxing, relaxing all, cooling all, shooting some B-ball outside of the school." 18/18 - Julie Kane
This quiz doesn't even reference the long version of the opening sequence, the part where he's on the plane and arrives at the airport (between "you're moving [to your uncle's]" and "I whistled for a cab". Boooooooooo. - Andrew C (✔)
yo homes, smell you later. 18/18. - ellbeecee
Lol Julie Kane. - Miriella from Android
Andrew C (✔)
Is Kobe Bryant the reason for the Los Angeles Lakers' downfall? - http://espn.go.com/espn...
"The story of the Lakers' losing Howard has been told as one of the big man chafing under Mike D'Antoni's offense. One Lakers source, though, says Howard's issue wasn't really with the offensive scheme but that "he saw one particular player play outside that scheme with carte blanche, with no accountability. These people who say Dwight couldn't handle the pressure of Los Angeles ... that's nonsense. LA was everything Dwight wanted. To be celebrated. To be among stars. To be among women of this caliber. To live, basically, in one big reality TV show. This was a perfect setting for him."" - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
Fashion district crackdown: Strict cash reporting ordered after raids - LA Times - http://www.latimes.com/local...
Fashion district crackdown: Strict cash reporting ordered after raids - LA Times
"Thursday's orders, called geographic targeting orders, require businesses to file detailed reports on cash transactions exceeding $3,000, drastically lower than the normal $10,000 threshold. The orders take effect Oct. 9 and will remain in effect for 180 days." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
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