Welcome to this week’s round of Writers’ Guac. Here was the prompt for submissions: God’s farewell letter to his creation (Courtesy of Wesley Dodds) Post your submissions below. A brief reminder of the rules: Constructive criticism is opt-in. Specify in … Continue reading Writers’ Guac – God’s Farewell
This week, the queens form girl groups to perform a new pop single. Spice Girls legend Emma Bunton guest judges. Continue reading RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3: Episode 4 Discussion Thread
Hey, all; Happy and Healthy Friday – So, I’m actually typing this out at work on Thursday, as it’s one of those rare moments where I actually have a true moment that’s no devoted entirely to answering yet another goddamn … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 10/15/2021 – Big Wheel, Big Lunch
The winner of the Smash 64 portion of this tournament is: Kirby! The world’s cutest bringer of the apocalypse is your representative of the first Smash Game. In second place, we have Captain Falcon, and in third place, Luigi. All … Continue reading Smash Tournament: Smash 64 Results
Time to see what made it through: Match 1: Peter Bjorn and John (40) vs. Nine Days (24)Match 2: The Darkness (42) vs. Gnarls Barkley (36)Match 3: La Roux (42) vs. Alien Ant Farm (25)Match 4: The Postal Service (43) … Continue reading 00’s One Hit Wonder Tournament – Semi-Finals
Hello fellow parents and caregivers of children! Welcome to the semi-inaugural parenting thread. There have been a few attempts in the past to create parenting threads but I haven’t seen one in awhile so I thought I’d make one. There … Continue reading The Avocado Parenting Thread Gets Started
We’re already down to the final round of the Smash 64 tournament! These three characters – Captain Falcon, Luigi, and Kirby – are guaranteed a spot in the overall tournament, as are the three stages – Hyrule Castle, Saffron City, … Continue reading Smash Tournament: Smash 64 Final Round
Have a good day, folks. Continue reading Tolerable Discussions: 13 October 2021
Welcome to The Avocado’s weekly discussion of Japanese pop culture! How did you start watching anime? What drew you to Japanese pop culture? Do you remember the first anime you watched? I can! It was a little show called Samurai … Continue reading Weekly Japanese Pop Culture Thread (October 13, 2021)
Character Results: The character with the most votes was Samus, possibly experiencing a Dread-fueled boost. The character with the least votes overall was Yoshi, despite his legendary disrespectful move of turning his opponent into an egg and spitting him out … Continue reading Smash Tournament: Smash 64 Round Two
Time to see what made it! Match 1: Nine Days (37) vs. The Fratellis (33)Match 2: Peter Bjorn and John (42) vs. Flobots (20)Match 3: The Darkness (65) vs. Anna Nalick (16)Match 4: Gnarls Barkley (51) vs. Feist (40)Match 5: … Continue reading 00’s One Hit Wonder Tournament – Quarter Finals
Welcome to the Musicals Thread, the Avocado’s space for anything and everything related to musical theatre! Every month I’ll post a discussion prompt, but please feel free to comment on other topics, from new discoveries to old favorites. If you … Continue reading Musicals Thread (Scariest)
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 Lies Here Buried
When Germans living the Weimar Republic weren’t battling unemployment, rampant inflation or dodging street battles between political extremists, they shuddered at stories of killers in their midst. German newspapers burst with accounts of monsters disguised as respected citizens. Peter Kürten, … Continue reading History Thread: The Serienmörder Who Never Was
Welcome to the tournament of Super Smash Bros. characters! How this is going to work: We will have five separate short tournaments, each one covering the newcomers of the five main Smash games (64, Melee, Brawl, WiiU/3DS, Ultimate). Once each … Continue reading Smash Tournament: Smash 64 Round One
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!
We talk about them often enough in the Open Threads, I figured it was time for a dedicated discussion space! Whether it’s a thought-provoking video essay, an appetizing recipe, a bewildering shitpost, or anything else, if it’s a video Of … Continue reading Weekly YouTube Thread (10/11)
Tell us about your shenanigans. What did you do this weekend? Continue reading What Did You Do This Weekend?
Alright time to see what made it through: Some sweet stats: Artist with lowest votes to progress to the next round – Flobots (33) against A Touch of Class (24) Sketch with most votes to be eliminated – Afroman (42) … Continue reading 00’s One Hit Wonder Tournament – Round 2
We’re getting a little taste of fall weather but mostly some of the good soup ingredients are really plentiful right now. We’ve made (and eaten) two batches of roasted jalapeño soup and currently have a pot of sambar on to … Continue reading Soup’s On! Sunday Food Thread 10/10