This could be quite the place Full of wholesome, happy faces Hanging out Feeling fine Where everyone’s a friend of mine Inside this evil joint Every Guac gets to the point This thread will live in infamy The Avocado’s history … Continue reading It’s OUR Night Thread now!
The internet tells me today is Panda Day! I don’t think they’re as cool as polar bears, but I’ll admit, I’m a bit biased. Continue reading Comment of the Week Panda Edition
PC Magazine ran in print from 1982 to 2009, and lives on today as an exclusively online publication. Originally a very niche and crunchy magazine, as the audience of personal computing continued to widen so did the content, until it became … Continue reading Let’s Read PC Magazine, July 1995!
This is part three in an ongoing series of short fiction. Part one can be found here, and part two can be found here. About midway to the car, when we were still in the hallway of my apartment building, Lindon paused. … Continue reading At the Mountains of Man-Ass, Part III-D
Welcome to Franchise Festival, which is shaping up to be something of a Friday tradition here at The Avocado. Perhaps I should have called it Franchise Friday? In any case, you can find earlier entries here. I’m throwing this together … Continue reading Franchise Festival #3: Donkey Kong Country
It’s up to the last rebel now. Their teammates sacrificed their own lives — some even their very existence — to get the mission to this point. The last rebel can’t let them down. Even if the younger Loopers don’t … Continue reading Close the Loop – Day 7
Let’s close out the week with a few more trivia questions from the late 19th century. This is mostly an excuse to empty the old brain bucket of detritus I picked up doing research this week. NB – There was … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Fin de Siècle Miscellany
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: Brunch!
Hello everybody, and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Shuffle Thread! Today’s theme is all about that place we all know and love, wherever it may be: HOME! You don’t need to be at home to share your favorite … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is Heading HOME!
It’s time for another round of Muppet Casting, where we take a famous movie and ask, if Jim Henson’s Muppets made their own version of it (in the vein of The Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island), which Muppets … Continue reading Muppet Casting: Young Frankenstein
My last few element open threads were complex, so here’s a nice easy one. Neon is a noble gas. That means that neon will do its absolute utmost not to react with any other element to form compounds. Just like … Continue reading The Neon Day Thread
Gif a little, gif a little bit of your love to me….. 1- Post a SFW or thereabouts gif 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit Continue reading Identify This Gif
Well, if you didn’t stay up for the late games last night, you could be waking up to quite the surprise: 4 seed Arizona, widely considered talented enough to be a contender for most of the year, didn’t just lose … Continue reading 2018 NCAA Tournament First Round Thread (Friday 3/16)
Discuss it, nerds. Continue reading New Avengers: Infinity War Trailer
Good morning everyone, and happy Friday! There’s not much more to say about Trump’s administration at this point, except that it’s probably going to destroy us all through sheer incompetence. We’re losing one “level headed” General away from Trump pushing … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Has No Staff Turnovers
This was fun last time, then, I forgot to do another one last week. So, here’s another one. There’s plenty of good stuff coming out week to week, here’s a place to bullshit about those albums, or, grab recommendations, or, … Continue reading Friday New Music 3/16/18
It isn’t so much a risk tonight as something that they have no choice but to do. They have to kill the Syndicate’s Gat Man before he reveals the information he has and ends the mission before it’s completed. And … Continue reading Close the Loop – Day 6
Hey, kitty girls! Tonight marks the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3! Morgan left last week as quickly as she entered, leaving us with our final four queens: Bebe Zahara Benet, Kennedy Davenport, Shangela, and Trixie Mattel. This season … Continue reading RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3: Finale Discussion Thread
Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Mar. 15 – Here are today’s contestants: – Amy, an attorney from New Orleans, LA, who leads barrooms in song; – Tracey, a teacher from Cumming, GA, who had bad dreams after riding the Vomit Comet; … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Mar. 15
It’s time for the beautiful bloodbath to begin! What is…The Avocado’s Favorite Film Musical? Let’s do this. First round: 64 randomly seeded entrants, 32 to move on. Continue reading The Avocado’s Favorite Film Musical: Round 1