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    Someone just asked who Luke Perry is.
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    Heh. We've been here years now.

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    Meae Musae Servus Hephaestus's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madrigal View Post
    Someone just asked who Luke Perry is.
    Did you tell them he's the guy Chris Isaak is trying to cash in on resembling?


    I explained that Scooby Doo is a great dane to someone today. On the plus side, I was backing up the assertion of someone who is barely old enough to drink. It gives me hope for the future that Scooby remains relevant, and the literal dickhead He-Man has failed the test of time.

    Sidebar: my parents forbade me from watching He-Man for religulous reasons, but I was allowed to watch most Scooby-Doo shows because they ended with a rational explanation. I think we need a new show like Scooby that ups that ante a bit. Still silly and fun, but with a bit more rigorous logic in the solution.

    It would be really cool if it had a meta-arc of learning rational thought and making callbacks to previous episodes where similar events happened and determining if the same thing was at work without relying on it being the same villain.
    "Just because it's 2020 doesn't mean everyone has perfect vision."--catchphrase of a fictional comedian in some movie

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    reading glasses
    What's the difference? It's just soda, bro.

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    I am pretty shocked by how insane some of the stuff I encounter online actually is. I'm disappointed in all people. Arming teachers was a serious discussion, ffs. People I respect aren't as alarmed by Trump as I assumed they would be. People are acting like rapid dogs. It's unsettling.

    American Culture is anti-intellectual and violent. It was not like this when I was a kid.


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    Been there, done that. I know a few things. Anyway, I give advice a lot now.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny View Post
    reading glasses
    I searched for this thread to post about this. I already take my glasses off to read and write but detail work is getting fuzzy and I can't read small print without concerted effort. I already have three pairs of glasses that I am constantly searching for. At least readers are dirt cheap. I'm not even forty!

    Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth; that all deep, earnest thinking is but the intrepid effort of the soul to keep the open independence of her sea; while the wildest winds of heaven and earth conspire to cast her on the treacherous, slavish shore?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madrigal View Post
    When Luke Perry is still acting in a TV show for teenagers... as the dad.
    When Luke Perry is dead after having a stroke.
    Justified ancient of mu mu

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    Generation Z starting to enter the workforce through internships or junior positions making Millennials feel old. I guess that makes me and my memories of fax machines ancient.

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    When your daughter starts wearing your clothes.
    Nemo me impune lacessit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madrigal View Post
    Someone just asked who Luke Perry is.
    You're not really old until Jenny Garth starts asking this question.

    Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth; that all deep, earnest thinking is but the intrepid effort of the soul to keep the open independence of her sea; while the wildest winds of heaven and earth conspire to cast her on the treacherous, slavish shore?

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