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 Creative Endeavors Brings Out The Dead!
It was a cold, wet December day in Virginia. The kind of cold that seeps through layers of clothes and settles as a deep ache within your bones. George Washington had spent most of the morning and afternoon riding on … Continue reading What killed George Washington?
Gotta Catch ‘Em All! This story begins in 1998, which, you may note, is not the year that Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire released. No, that was the year Pokemon Red/Blue was released in North America, kicking off what most people assumed would … Continue reading Late to the Party: Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire
I’m just gonna leaf this here. What did you do this weekend? Continue reading What Did You Do This Weekend?
What fictional foods would you really want to try? When I was a kid I wanted to sample an Everlasting Gobstopper so bad I could taste it (ducks rotten tomatoes). Eventually when Wonka® candies came out it was a disappointment … Continue reading Foods From Fiction Sunday, 10/13
What are some of your pets’ favorite treats? Also, show us those critters! Continue reading The Pet Thread Eats Its Veggies
This week’s prompt is about racism and The Avocado. This discussion is intended to be preliminary and exploratory. We are not going to “solve” racism on the site today. Thread rules: We ask that only those who identify as people … Continue reading Colour Outside the Lines #10: Opening Up
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!
October (or rather, the fall) is one of my favorite times to visit theme parks. During September at Disneyland (my favorite park) crowds are relatively low — at least compared to the summer and Christmas rushes it’s situated between — … Continue reading The Monthly Theme Park Thread is Getting Spooky
Hey, all; Happy Friday – Another week, another 40 people in and out of my office. I’ve been seeing people basically up until quitting time since Monday. I’ve written so many reports, I think I may be starting … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 10/11/2019 – Open Table
Hello, ‘cados, and welcome to The Green Thread! This thread is for those of us who are looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprints (while recognizing that what we really need is broad systemic change) to discuss things we’re … Continue reading The Green Thread
For years I’ve wanted a remake or retelling of the “Clan of the Fiery Cross” serial from the Adventures of Superman radio show. In several ways I consider it a kind of ideal Superman story, so seeing it redone as … Continue reading Superman: The Clan of the Fiery Cross
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 Reference Desk – 31
Join Batman’s estranged daughter, the one-time Batgirl, and a whiny blonde tag-along as they battle the forces of evil in New Gotham in their short-lived 2002 TV show! Continue reading The Discount Spinner Rack: BIRDS OF PREY (2002)
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 Talks Sexism on the Avocado
If it was good or weird, it goes here. Continue reading The Combined COTW / No Context Thread
Star Wars stuff is ramping up again, as we’ve had what counts for a hiatus in these crazy times since the Solo movie “only” made 200+ million dollars at the domestic box office. Rise of Skywalker is coming out in … Continue reading Star Wars Chit-Chat
Have at it, folks! Continue reading Tolerable Discussions 10.09.2019
African Office Worker is a shōjo comedy manga series about a group of anthropomorphic African animals who work together in an office. An anime series based on the manga is being produced by Hotzipang and is currently airing. It can … Continue reading Weekly Japanese Pop Culture Thread (October 9th, 2019)
She was questionable on whether or not she would even play at all, but any questions about the impact the injury to MVP Elena Delle Donne would have were quickly answered by her gutsy performance in Game 3. … Continue reading WNBA Finals Game 4 Thread
A place for “serious” discussions. Continue reading “In All Seriousness” Thread — 10/08/2019