Much to my surprise (and delight), I found out that some Europeans among us actually would potentially, maybe, perhaps, be interested in socializing in meatspace! Let’s put that to the test, shall we? *crickets* Since I’m expecting this to be … Continue reading Eurocado Meetup (2020?): Early Planning
The mod team decided to add a few more mods! Why? Because we can! And also so that we can fulfill our goal of making everyone on the site a mod. But seriously, these awesome people are going to be … Continue reading Announcement: Please Welcome Our New Leader Beans!
Today is the 72nd birthday of Sam Neill, star of Possession, Event Horizon, In the Mouth of Madness, and, most important to me, Jurassic Park. However, he’s become famous in recent years for his Twitter account, which is one of … Continue reading Scott OT #198: The Night Thread of Sam Neill’s Twitter Account (9/14)
Welcome to the weekly Styling & Grooming Thread. This thread is for: giving and receiving feedback and recommendations; discussing skincare routines, product recommendations, hair cuts, clothing, etc. from our community; diving into fashion-related topics at a more more in-depth level; … Continue reading Weekly Styling & Grooming Thread
Show us all of those wonderful critters! Continue reading The Pet Thread Dreams of Electric Mice
Hey folks! Welcome to another edition of Colour Outside the Lines, your semi-regular discussion space for people of colour. Thread rules: We ask that only those who identify as people of color participate in this discussion. White Avocados, while valued … Continue reading Colour Outside the Lines #6: Free Talk
Sept 14 is the birthday of the fantastic New Zealand actor Sam Neill. He once played opposite Sean Connery as Captain 2nd Rank Vasily Borodin, Executive Officer of the submarine called the Red October. He had such humble ambitions. Move … Continue reading The Captain Vasily Borodin Day Thread (9/14)
The week ends in Puddles Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Sat 9/14/2019)
The shadow of assassination, even as it haunted America, seemed a perennial threat in postwar Europe. The ’60s and ’70s saw France, Italy, West Germany and Spain wracked by leftist terror groups and rightist paramilitary organizations, with government repression and … Continue reading The Paranoid Style in Cinema: The Day of the Jackal (1973, Fred Zinnemann)
Can the first person here each day create a Results thread so it’s always first when sorted by Oldest? That will make it much easier to track results. Or visit the quiz here. Remember to post your results in the … Continue reading Triviacados: Saturday, September 14, 2019
A Democratic primary debate happened a few days ago, and it’s been good to read the discussion about it here at the ol’ Avocado. Let’s take a few minutes to appreciate what we have here: a debate between (mostly) mature … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Debates Debates
There are suspicious people about, with violence on their minds. Two weeks later, those same people are shining with pure innocence, simply trying to root out the schemers in their midst. Yes, it’s the game of trickery, deception, and confusion. … Continue reading The Werewolf Den, Part 3
It always struck me as odd that the title “The Human League” was wasted on a British synthpop band rather than on a brutal contest where people compete in gruelling athletic events that could result in severe injury. The title … Continue reading Marble League Showdown 2019: Event #4 – Balancing
Pamela Voorhees is the mother of Jason Voorhees. Not much is known of the woman’s past, but what we do know is that she lost her son, Jason, after he tragically drowned during summer camp on Crystal Lake. Pamela Voorhees was … Continue reading Pamela Voorhees’ Night Thread (9/13)
If I could have your attention please, meine Damen und Herren. Thank you all for meeting on such short notice. Please, have a seat. There is some space here on the left. We were all understandably concerned at the sudden … Continue reading Werewolf 102 – Day 1
Welcome to a new year at St. Scholastica’s Academy for Spooky Children! Not only is this a safe haven for all manner of vampires, ghouls, and even werewolves, at this school the other worldly are celebrated! Still, there are forces … Continue reading Werewolf 101 – Homecoming (Day 1)
Dynamite was a children’s magazine published by Scholastic from 1974 to 1992. Notable for being founded by Jenette Kahn, the president of DC Comics for 25 years, the magazine was edited by Jane Stine, wife of R.L, and also contributed … Continue reading Let’s Read Dynamite, April 1979!
Hey, all. Happy Friday; pull up a chair- Now, lest you think I’m dredging up an old and tired meme for the hell of it, you might actually be interested to know that this week’s rant is coming to you … Continue reading Job Rants Thread 9/13/2019 – I’m On A Boat!
As some French poets once said, one more time. 1- Post a SFW (or spoilered) gif 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit! Continue reading Identify This Gif
Introducing today’s contestants: – Tabitha, a gallery assistant from New York, loves archery; – Jack, a college student from Alabama, switches between racing as ketchup and mustard; and – Jason, a math teacher from New Mexico, was caught using bad … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Sept. 13
Hello everybody, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread, your favorite place to show off your shuffle! If you’ve been looking for a chance to share your shuffle threads, here’s your CHANCE, because Chance is our word of the day! … Continue reading Give the Weekly Shuffle Thread A CHANCE!