Here’s a dedicated spot to discuss the three episodes of Season 5 of Black Mirror. This post is open season, so no need to spoiler tag the plot elements. Haven’t watched it yet and want to stay pristine? Better wander … Continue reading Spoil Sports: Black Mirror – Season 5
It’s come down to this. Two powerhouses enter, having handily vanquished both Cheesesteak and Breakfast sandwiches. Which of the two remaining shall emerge as the Avocado’s favorite? Put in your vote, and fight for your choice! Continue reading Best Sandwich Tournament – THE FINAL
At the beginning of the tournament, many thought Peanut Butter and Jelly had a lock on the finals. As the voting went on, the Club sandwich gained steam and began to dominate. But now, both of them have been knocked … Continue reading Best Sandwich Tournament – Final Four
Historians will write of this day. “Twas a day like no other,” they’ll write, for it was the day you knocked out heavy hitters such as Reuben, French Dip, Pulled Pork, and Banh Mi. Joining them in ignominy are the … Continue reading Best Sandwich Tournament – Final Eight
I happen to love a good tuna fish sandwich, but if in your infinite wisdom, you monsters wish to nominate both Tuna Melt and Tuna Salad and then knock them both out with your confounded democracy, then so be it. … Continue reading Best Sandwich Tournament – Final Sixteen
You came, you salivated, you nominated. Below are the 32 finalists in the Best Sandwich Tournament. Vote for your favorite in each pair-up, and make your argument as to why your contender deserves to take top prize! Continue reading Best Sandwich Tournament – The Opening Round
Hi there, it’s Colonel Mustard! You may remember me from such tournaments as “Cake Vs. Pie”! If that one wasn’t enough to start a bloody Civil War amongst the commenters, this one just might. We’ve been threatening it for a … Continue reading Best Sandwich Tournament – Nominations
Hello! One of our hallowed Avocado denizens, a certain José Peterson, has mentioned that he’ll be coming to St. Louis for a convention from Wednesday, February 20th – Saturday, February 23rd, 2019. There’s talk of rolling out the red carpet … Continue reading Meet Me in St. Louis!
Though I’ve been at the Avocado a long time, I’ve never posted an Open Thread before. I wanted to take the opportunity today, though, because it would have been Madeline Kahn’s 76th birthday, and I don’t think I’ve ever admired … Continue reading The Day Thread Has Flames on the Side of Its Face (9/29)
The Nollopian po-po strolled the streets, intent on trappin’ Loialists. “Ophiser! There is one here,” she heard emanatin’ in a lane to her east. She sprinted in, determined. And made her pholloin’ appearanse in the dirt the dead denominate home. … Continue reading Lupines 66: Ella Minno Pea, Period 6
Pharmer Don’t Ponder It, Not-Pup headed out in the morn to tend her onion plants, and a surprise popped up. Her hoe had hit a dead person. Hoho laid on the dirt, a pistol hole in the head. “How could … Continue reading Lupines 66: Ella Minno Pea, Diurn 5
Plasa Hemenes strolled into town, her lined epidermis and her tired mind soothed with the pleasant sea wind. Was she, indeed, immortal? Turns out, no. The animal trap she stepped in snapped around her shin and held her still while … Continue reading Werelupine 66: Ella Minnow Pea, Diurn 4
It was a night spent wandering, as the Townspeople and the Loyalists attended to their duties. No-one was still. As the town went to sleep, the Loyalists wasted no time in stealing to their target’s house, ready to spring. They … Continue reading Werelupine 66: Ella Minnow Pea, Day Three
The Nollopians went home, tired with a day policing themselves (and each other). Hohopossum recharged his batteries, while Dewey dealt with the merciless teasing by his sister, who had received another last name when she married. The Terrible Trivium had … Continue reading Werewolves 66: Ella Minnow Pea, Day Two
Tuesday, Septa-Month 10, 2018 Dear Fellow Nollopians, It has been brought to our attention that the letter tiles on the cenotaph of Nevin Nollop in the town center have begun to fall and shatter on the ground. This can only … Continue reading Werewolf 66: Ella Minnow Pea, Day One
Gather round, fellow Nollopians! We, the Town Council, have called this community meeting in the town square to discuss the emergency measures enacted this afternoon. As you’re all aware, our fair island was the home of Nevin Nollop, the genius … Continue reading Werewolf 66 Signups: Ella Minnow Pea
Hey, it’s been about a month! Guess it’s time to plumb the depths of your minds again. Just post two things separated by an “or”, and chime in with replies about your choice. No fair trying to dodge the decision … Continue reading This or That?
1- Post a SFW GIF 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit Continue reading Identify This GIF
Hopefully, I’m not stepping on Dikachu’s toes, but it’s been a while since we’ve been forced to make the truly tough choices, so start digging into those dirty psyches of yours. Just post two things separated by an “or”, and … Continue reading This or That?
As you may have seen, the Avocado is home to an odd little sub-community of Werewolf players, and at first glance, the game can seem baffling. In actuality, it can be as simple or as complex as you want it … Continue reading Werewolf: A Primer
Avocadoans are a cultured bunch. They appreciate indie films. They recommend obscure music. So it stands to reason that when they were presented with an array of baked goods – delicious cakes and pies from a wide variety of geographical … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: The Grand Finale!