Greetings, Guacs! We hope you’ve been enjoying the brisk fall weather (spring if you’re one of our southern-hemisphere community members) and imbibing copious amounts of pumpkin spice-flavoured beverages. It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with you, so we … Continue reading State of The Avocado (October 15th, 2021)
Welcome to Giftmas! By the end of the day (10/11), you should know who you’re getting a gift for this year, and an idea of when it should be shipped by (depending on where it’s going). Which means it’s on … Continue reading Gift Brainstorming!
We have some new people, and some older people making themselves new accounts, and some people who have been around forever, and I’ve lost track of it all so let’s have an introduction thread. Here are some question ideas mostly … Continue reading Introduce Yourself!
This is the space to talk about your cleaning projects, ask for advice, brag about your successes, commiserate about all the work there is to do. It’s finally getting to cooler temperatures here in the Northeast US, which means autumn … Continue reading Avocado Cleaning Thread Falls into Autumn
Part 11 Results After 4 months of group play it’s time for the playoffs! Only the top 512 songs remain. It’s single elimination from here on out. Since it’s the playoffs, groups will be active until 9:00 AM Pacific the … Continue reading Best Video Game Song Tournament, 2009-2012: Top 512 (Part 12 of 16)
The next stage of the Super Smash Bros. tournament covers the characters and stages introduced by the finest of Smash games, Super Smash Bros. Melee. As a reminder of how this works: we’re having separate tournaments for the five main … Continue reading Smash Tournament: Super Smash Bros. Melee Stages Round One
The most important thing about Princess Diana is that she died. This is not to be reductive to the tumultuous and complicated life she led before her untimely passing, but from the arc of history Diana’s life will always exist … Continue reading SFIFF Review: Spencer Provides an Elliptical Look Into the Impenetrable Life of Princess Diana
Paradise Killer is a deeply weird video game (PC/ Nintendo Switch) by Kaizen Game Works that I absolutely adore. You are Lady Love Dies (pretty much everyone in here has names like that), an exiled immortal, who is forced to … Continue reading The October 19th Day Thread is a Neon-soaked Nightmare
The History Thread is late this week. Late late late, for a most unimportant date. If you still have a history jones to satisfy this week, join the conversation. Continue reading Late History Thread
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There’s certainly new games coming out this week, but I’m honestly not that impressed. I would much rather talk about the 20th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto III, sound good? Okay, lets just get the formalities out of the way … Continue reading New Game Releases 10/19/21 – 10/25/21
The month of October is all about horror as it well should be and we’re going to revisit that topic with a range of new and “remastered” prompts for it thanks to some help from Mr. Ixolite and myself to … Continue reading Revenge Of The 30 Day Horror Challenge Day 19: Best Ending
This is the space for our members to discuss and share their creative projects, ranging from written works to drawings, photography, and even craft projects such as knitting and woodworking. Self promotion is welcome (websites where we can view and/or … Continue reading The Creative Endeavors Thread’s Lazy Sunday
Can the first person here each day create a Results thread so it’s always first when sorted by Oldest? Quiz Type: Forced Order Or visit the quiz here. Sunday: MiscellaneousMonday: LiteratureTuesday: GeographyWednesday: MusicThursday: HistoryFriday: Movies & TVSaturday: Science & Nature If you’d like … Continue reading Triviacados: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Bonus prompt: haunted houses in film Continue reading Avocado Weekly Movie Thread (10/19)
Even though I just finished the latest Opening Arguments podcast about how Roe v. Wade is toast, and Griswold v. Connecticut is probably next (that would be the challenge to Connecticut’s law outlawing contraception). Glad I re-upped my Mirena IUD, … Continue reading Tuesday’s politics thread is trying to stay positive.
Yep, I made another OT regarding Six. For those who don’t know, Six is musical about the wives of Henry VIII as pop stars. Think of it as a Horrible Histories sketch with them doing a song in the style … Continue reading A Six the Musical Night Thread
It’s been a long ride, time to see what made out final placements! In 4th place, Peter Bjorn and John “Young Folks”! In 3rd place, The Postal Service “Such Great Heights”! In 2nd place, La Roux “Bulletproof”! And our winner, … Continue reading 00’s One Hit Wonder Tournament: Results!
Let’s meet today’s contestants: Anna, a barista; (Note: due to technical difficulties, I didn’t get the contestant chat today.) Adam, a law clerk; and Jonathan, an actor. Jonathan is a five-day champ with winnings of $117,700. Jonathan was tied for … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Oct. 18
First all, thanks to everyone who participated. Thanks to your efforts, not only do we have a song to crown, but my upvote count is all the way up to … still zero, actually. But at least we have a … Continue reading Best Bond Song: Results
James Whale directed Hollywood classics like Frankenstein, The Invisible Man and Show Boat. Now he’s retired and he wants to see his gardener naked. Gods and Monsters examines how artists process death. Whale channeled the traumas of the closet and … Continue reading LGBT Movies: Gods and Monsters (1998)
…Oh, do I love the taste of home baked pumpkin seeds. With the salt, and those burnt little strands of pumpkin guts… Continue reading Weekly Games Thread Carves a Face (Into a Pumpkin, Specifically)
Part 10 Results After 4 months of group play it’s time for the playoffs! Only the top 512 songs remain. It’s single elimination from here on out. Since it’s the playoffs, groups will be active until 9:00 AM Pacific the … Continue reading Best Video Game Song Tournament, 2009-2012: Top 512 (Part 11 of 16)