Ho-hum. “Why is this night different from all other nights”, indeed? What, does a centurion have to check his wrist-sundial for the time, around here? Get to work, undead carpenter! Revivify! …but, seriously, folks, enjoy your Night. Let me know … Continue reading The “Wait for A Guy to Resurrect Himself” Night Thread
This is the 87th one of these I’ve written, so how about a round on 1987? In Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, John Candy’s Del Griffith was a salesman for what specific product? W-w-w-what dystopian sci-fi series set “20 minutes into … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: 1987
I’m a trans boy, and I’ve spent my life wanting to be one of the guys. I acknowledge that’s weird if only because the guys are not that great. I mean, I know that my obsession with bro comedies is … Continue reading Trans Day of Visibility: Talking Bro Comedies and Teen Insecurities
We’re down to four potential champions: Sentimental favorite Loyola (1963 champions, winners of the Missouri Valley), Michigan (1989 champions, runners-up to *VACATED* in 2013), Kansas (1952, 1988, and 2008 champions; winners of 14 Big 12 titles in a row), and … Continue reading 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament – Final Four Thread
We’re down to the final four now, but before we get going, let’s pour one out for the excellent movies we lost this time around. Alice in Wonderland Sleeping Beauty Mulan The Princess and the Frog Now, let’s argue about … Continue reading Disney Animated Canon Tournament: Semifinals
Please generally do not post unless playing and alive (If you’d like to watch and discuss the game, make a post here and I’ll get you a link to the graveyard: https://the-avocado.org/2018/03/23/werewolf-57-society-signups/ It is the year 1989. People disappear all the time … Continue reading Werewolf 57: Society – Day 3
Quick note: Apologies to Owen and anybody who came to the discussion page yesterday. I planned on making a thread for each episode weekly on Tuesday, with the obvious exception of today, but I did not share this in time … Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events: S2E1 The Austere Academy Part 1
Now let’s never speak of it again. Look! Over there! Pet photos! Continue reading Pet Thread: Did A Wrong (3/31)
Riddle me this, Avocado: A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid. There is only… one possible answer. Take it away, Caped Crusader: “An egg: nature’s perfect container. The container of all our hopes for … Continue reading The Egg Day Thread 3/31
Happy Easter Weekend! Exealien wanted me to turn my subthread yesterday into its own article -so here it it is! From Wikipedia – “In computer software and media, an Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message or image, or secret feature of a … Continue reading Favorite Pop Culture Easter Eggs
Welcome back to How We Got Here! After surviving the Adams Administration, I’ll take it easy this week by reposting an old blog article. If parallels with modern events seem more explicit than usual, it’s with good reason, as I … Continue reading How We Got Here: Henry Clay Keeps America in Suspense
♫ And now she walks as though she was Now she walks again with us Now she walks as though she was Newborn ♫ — “Newborn,” Guadalcanal Diary, 2×4 Happy Easter, Passover,* Opening Day, and belated Nowruz. Speaking of things … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Schools Some Fools
A venue of discussion for fans of metal, punk, hardcore and all the countless related sub-genres. Continue reading Heavy Side Up Weekly Discussion
In honour of the 1925 silent epic Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (which I will be hopefully getting around to writing for Film Club to post this Easter Sunday!), I’ve dedicated my Night Thread posting to a phenomenally good … Continue reading The 1925 “Ben-Hur” Night Thread
Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Mar. 30 – Here are today’s contestants: – Tyler, a graduate student from Vienna, WV, who owns 50 board games; – Jen, a Ph.D. candidate from Charlottesville, VA, whose Winnie the Pooh VHS was sadly taped … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Mar. 30
The internet tells me today is Pencil Day! Remember when we used to use pencils? *sigh* those were the days. Let’s go back in time, sharpen those No. 2s and share those notable comments from the week! Continue reading Comment of the Week Pencil Edition
Jack Black ain’t done with horror novels for kids just yet. This time, with beard on face, he’ll set to appear with Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett for the film adaptation of the Gothic horror novel for tots, along with … Continue reading Trailer Talk: “The House with a Clock in Its Walls” asks what time it is.
Thread (n): a group of linked messages posted on an Internet forum that share a common subject or theme Don’t use this thread to discuss A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2. I’m warning you. Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 Thread
Very little of Seventeen appeals to actual seventeen year olds, who at this point in their lives are taking the SAT, applying to college, holding down part time jobs, learning to drive, and other things that are a lot more prescient … Continue reading Let’s Read Seventeen Magazine, May 1992!
Easter edition so… 1- Post a SFW GIF 2- Identify the source 3- Eat chocolate eggs 4- Profit Continue reading Identify This Gif
Welcome to Recipe Exchange, posted on Fridays around lunchtime with a theme. Share recipes around that theme, or if you’ve just made something amazing, feel free to veer off topic. (Note: my WordPress account was created long before I became … Continue reading Recipe Exchange: Vegetables!