The Otter stalks the streets of Gotham City, patrolling for those who sought to break the law. These were her streets. This was her city. She dashed down alleyways, ready to smash open the skulls of criminals against her tummy or snuggling … Continue reading The Dark Otter kNight Thread
Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Nov. 29 – Let’s meet today’s contestants: – Phil, a portable restroom service technician from Indiana, whose job allows access to interesting places; – Chris, a consultant from New York, loves European soccer; and – Adriana, … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Nov. 29
Instructions! Ask questions about anything that might require a bit of thought or research. The OTs and PTs fly by so quick not many eyeballs might catch your query. Put them here and they last all week. Check back to … Continue reading Avocado Pop Culture and More Reference Desk – 2
Tell us about a fact that you discovered embarrassingly late in life! Or something obscure that you just find fascinating! Continue reading Things You Didn’t Know
Some guidelines to help this space be a positive experience for everyone: ☮ As always with the Avocado, don’t feel compelled to share beyond your comfort level. ☮ Anyone who identifies as female, or who was socialized female/AFAB/otherwise has firsthand experience with … Continue reading The Women+ Thread Gets It Done
Hello, all! Welcome to the weekly TV thread! As with Book Nook, Weekly Gaming Threads, etc, this is a general discussion thread. All TV is fair game! Are you catching up with some oldies? Binging whatever is on Netflix? Has … Continue reading Couch Avocados: TV Discussion Thread
Hello, fellow crafters! Welcome to the first installment of The Craftocado, a space for us crafty types to talk about… well… crafty things. Things you make. Things you’ve made in the past. Things you’ll make in the future. Things you … Continue reading The Craftocado: The Craftening
Hey true crime fans, want to talk with your fellow Avocados about a favorite case, a recent piece of news, a podcast you’re catching up on, a documentary, on anything else true crime? Welcome to the weekly true crime open … Continue reading True Crime-ocado: A Weekly Discussion For All Things True Crime
So, what was your introduction to Star Trek? Either the first thing you saw or maybe the first thing you saw that clicked with you? Or if it has just always been a part of your life, what are your earliest memories of Trek? What has stuck with you? Did you come on board with a movie, or maybe the illustrious adventures of Picard? And if so, am I wrong about the first season being a bad place to jump on?
For that matter, if you wanted to introduce someone to Star Trek now, where in the vast universe of shows, movies, books, games, and comics would you begin? Continue reading This Week in Trek: Memories and Introductions
As steaming services play a bigger and bigger role in the film and television industry, a lot of attention is going to their original content–but mainly streaming television shows. What about streaming movies? What hidden gems or washed up flops … Continue reading Awash In The Stream: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Netflix, 2018)
Today is the one-hundredth anniversary of Madeleine L’Engle’s birth! She was one of my absolute favorite authors as a kid, by sheer virtue of one book: It won the Newbery Award in 1962! And it was still just as awesome … Continue reading Madeleine L’Engle Birth Day Thread
Post-Animus Report: 11/29/18 Subject S. Creacher has shared two more sets of observations of the group’s ancestors. The god Anubis, assumed to be a creature of myth, in fact appears in subject’s memory reconstructions. Subject insists he was not human, … Continue reading Werewolf 77 – Assassin’s Creed – Day 3
Welcome to Thursday, folks. What games are you playing and what do think of them? As a bonus prompt, what game has your favorite in-game character designs (2D sprites, 3D models, etc.)? Don’t forget to join us tomorrow for an exploration … Continue reading Weekly Games Thread #2 is Sketchy on the Details
Let’s discuss any and all music here. You’ve got a new artist who’s rocking your boat that you want to talk about? Post a video! Found out about that unearthed Coltrane album that has the jazz freak in you losing … Continue reading Music Discussion #21: Xmas Albums
Morning Politocadoes! So, Paul Manafort, lover of crimes and ostrich sports jackets, is in jail. Yes, he’s in jail for crimes. Jail is a place reserved for crime-doers meant to prevent them from doing more crimes. Paul, of course, loves … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Colludes With A Convicted Felon!