Monday Forum: April 1, 2019

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  1. mh

    stackja
    #2976762, posted on April 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm
    mh
    #2976755, posted on April 1, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    How many today have read 1984? Some believe it is a manual on control. BTW has there been a recent version on TV or at the cinema?

    The John Hurt movie is probably the latest movie version. I was just watching a clip on YouTube.

    It’s a very deep book in a way. Too deep for our brain dead MSM who think it somehow represents the Trump administration. Twats.

  2. jupes

    50,000 people watched 44 chicks struggle to kick 12 goals between them over a period of an hour and half, in perfect football conditions.

    It was even worse than that. Only ONE goal was scored in the second half.

  3. thefrollickingmole

    In truth its much more like this…

  4. thefrollickingmole

    Generators must also meet a reliability criterion. To avoid cherry picking times to suit particular technologies, the time against reliability will be measured must cover at least a 24 hour period.

    Thats probably the killer argument.
    If they want to bring up batteries then straight out “Will they cover a 4-6 hour “wind drought” or 11 hour night cycle.

    And any “peak pricing” has to be spread evenly over generators, no favoring one over the other.

    A fairly good rebuttal I think.

    Page 6&7 here give a rough cost for transmission lines per 100km, feel free to use those as a best guesstimate figure for connecting lines to windmills.

    . 132 kV single circuit steel pole line, 100 km
    length
    $640,000 $569,000 $410,000

    https://www.erawa.com.au/cproot/6979/2/20081008%20AAI%20Appendix%204%20-%20Transmission%20Asset%20Cost%20Benchmarking.PDF

  5. Boambee John

    Speedbox at 1607

    In Adelaide, I’ll bet there is now some smug satisfaction that sooo many attended. Adelaide suffers from the equivalent of ‘small man syndrome’.

    Big man, big prick; small man, all prick?

  6. Boambee John #2976770, posted on April 1, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    Equalidy before the taxes and subsidies and transmission would see the end of the roonabull scam.

  7. feelthebern

    Real question.
    Is Zali Steggall all there?
    She seems like shes suffering from a permanent concussion.

  8. notafan

    The Aborigines should count their blessings

    warning -having a lot of trouble getting article to load

    Horse-riding Yamnaya tribe who used their huge height and muscular build to brutally murder and invade their way across Europe more than 4,000 years ago

    the most violent people that ever lived

  9. Speedbox

    Australia has slowly but surely fallen behind the rest of the world on electric cars and risks becoming “a first world country with a third world fleet”, the NRMA has warned.

    The motoring body was speaking in response to Labor’s new suite of climate change policies, which includes a target for half of all new car sales to be electric vehicles by 2030, and a requirement for new vehicles to send fewer carbon emissions into the atmosphere.

    “The NRMA has been saying for some time now that we need to get in front of this,” spokesman Peter Khoury said. “If we don’t take steps now we will fall even further behind, our community will suffer, our economy will suffer and our environment will suffer.” Mr Khoury said the issue was not about climate change but “the reality of the industry” moving forward.

    Whether Australia likes it or not, the countries that build the cars we love are going to stop building petrol cars,” he said.

    When the Climate Change Authority (CCA) released its analysis of light vehicle emissions standards in 2014, it found the average light vehicle was emitting 192 grams per kilometre. Last year the National Transport Commission said the average had fallen to 182 grams.

    So it is clear that Labor is asking manufacturers for a huge reduction. “There are not many Australians driving a car under 105g a kilometre,” Energy Minister Angus Taylor said this afternoon. “The most popular car in Australia, the HiLux, is between 202-250. I do not know what tradies will do under the Labor policies. There is no car that can do what they need to do they can drive.”

    Labor has stressed its policy will only apply to new vehicles, not those already on the road.

    Opponents of the emissions measures worry that reducing the requirement to 105 grams would significantly raise the cost of those new cars. The CCA’s analysis found it would indeed add $1500 to the price, but that additional cost would be “more than offset” by savings on fuel within a year.

    The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has called for both sides of politics to “clearly articulate” their vehicle emissions targets before the election. While broadly supportive of developing cleaner cars, it wanted them to find a “balanced” policy.

    “A poorly designed (emissions) standard will drive up the cost of cars, the cost of petrol and significantly curtail the availability of popular vehicle makes and classes,” it said.

    In which case we are guaranteed of a poorly designed emissions standard imposed by ham-fisted bureaucrats who will be immune from the outcomes as they drive their privately plated Commonwealth cars.

  10. mh

    Stumbled across this. Tucker joins Fox & Friends to discuss banned words.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?gl=SN&hl=fr&v=VIuLMAf3lbc

  11. cohenite

    Members of the religion of pieces reacting to whether the pieces should be criticised:

  12. egg_

    the German realization that they are on the brink of recession due to power prices.

    From the Electricity subsidies beget further interventions bringing additional inefficiences fred.

    Take note, Frydemburgers.

  13. struth

    Good thing it was free. If the crowd had forked out for the privilege, they’d have burned the stadium to the ground.

    Nothing is free in this world.

    How much did the stadium cost taxpayers?
    How much the free public transport?
    Etc etc.

    I don’t think I’m being incorrect if I suggested it would be better described as subsidised to the tune of millions.

  14. vlad

    Has there been any discussion on an open thread of ScoMo hugging JacArd?

    I wouldn’t have done it.

  15. Dr Fred Lenin

    Georgie Clooney is so annoyed ! The Brunei government is bringing in a law punishing adultery and gay sex with the death penalty ! Horror ,those things are compulsory in Hollywood these days .
    Brunei is so uncivilised, no adultery ,no gay “marriage ,no poofter Mardi Gras ,no pushy gays making mad demands ,must be dull there . Wonder if their media tells the truth ? What are they doing about the great threat to the world ,climate change is causing ? Are they reducing their CO2 output? Do they have renewable electricity? So many questions .

  16. Leigh Lowe

    OldOzzie

    #2976561, posted on April 1, 2019 at 12:49 pm

    What First Responders Don’t Know About Fiery Electric Vehicles

    Lithium-ion batteries, once ignited, are extremely difficult to douse.

    Airlines have become very wary of small lithium-ion batteries.
    How long before house insurance companies start writing exclusions into policies where battery powered behicles are parked in a garage connected to a house?

  17. Des Deskperson

    ‘It’s a very deep book in a way. Too deep for our brain dead MSM who think it somehow represents the Trump administration. Twats.’

    Interestingly, in ‘1984’, Oceania – one of the three waring super-states – was an American creation.Ameraica had absorbed Britain, which became simply the eastern outpost of the state – Airstrip One.

    The political framework for this conceit came from a book – The Managerial Rvolution – by an ex-Trotskyite, James Burnham.

    Burnham argued – and I read the book years ago but can’t find it now – that the USA was not immune from totalitarianism and that FDR’s New Deal was driven by the same basic managerialist urges to control as Stalinism.

    Whether Burnham was right or not, the individuals and organisations in the USA today who would consider themselves heirs of the New Deal are not Trump and his supporters.

  18. egg_

    Has Desky done a recent review of The Heights?
    Caught a bit on Friday – looks like Marcus Graham finally boned the boney nurse bird.

  19. Zatara

    If you control the language, you control the debate.

    Cats might want to save this one until they can read it with an adult beverage in hand.

    Amherst College Common Language Guide

    It is essentially a glossary of acceptable terms at a (formerly) reputable university and is both hilarious and frightening. Hilarious in the twisted reasoning of its content, frightening in that it got far enough to actually be published .

    The bright side is that it lasted exactly one day before being rescinded by the college president who claimed she had no prior knowledge of it (yeah, right). By coincidence (yeah, right) that just happened to be the day before Trump signed an executive order pledging to punish colleges and universities for censoring students.

    Short version: Only white males can be guilty of any social fault or offense.

    Examples:

    Racism – A system of advantage and disadvantage based on the socially constructed category of “race” and the idea of white racial superiority and black racial inferiority. Specifically within the United States, racism refers to white racial prejudice and power used to advantage white people over indigenous people, black people and people of color (IBPOC) and has been made possible by the historic and present-day unequal distribution of resources.

    Sexism – A system of oppression that privileges men and masculinity; subordinates women, girls and femmes (p. 12); and devalues practices associated with women, girls and femininity.

  20. Confused Old Misfit

    ScoMo hugging JacArd

    And they complain about Trump’s decorum?

  21. Confused Old Misfit

    Georgie Clooney is so annoyed ! The Brunei government is bringing in a law punishing adultery and gay sex with the death penalty !

    Are there not at least 9 other countries with similar laws in place?
    And what, one wonders, is the common factor that binds these regressive societies?
    Hmmm…

  22. Bruce of Newcastle

    Georgie Clooney is so annoyed !

    Where the George goes Hollywood follows.

    Hollywood Boycotts Brunei-Owned Hotels In Response To S h a r i a Death Penalty For Gay Sex

    Spearheaded by actor George Clooney, the boycott has been joined by the likes of Sharon Stone, Elton John, Jamie Lee Curtis, George Takei and others, who refuse to patronize the Brunei-owned establishments:

    But make sure you stock up on victimology popcorn…

    Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar REFUSE to Condemn Brunei’s S h a r i a-Directed Stoning of Homosexuals

    Two members of the House of Representatives, both M u s l i m s, have refused to condemn the country of Brunei for implementation of the S h a r i a Penal code, which carries inhumane punishment for homosexuals.

    The magic ladies will probably win this catfight. They usually do.

  23. egg_

    ScoMo hugging JacArd

    Was JacArd wearing her pussy(/@rse)hat?

  24. egg_

    Spearheaded by actor George Clooney…

    An unfortunate choice words?

  25. Roger

    Burnham argued – and I read the book years ago but can’t find it now – that the USA was not immune from totalitarianism…

    Neither is Australia.

    The question is whether the managerial class can incrementally increase their grip on society through legal and social means or whether a demagogue exploits an economic crisis – which would represent the failure of the managerial class – to gain popular support.

  26. Gilas

    EvilElvis
    #2976542, posted on April 1, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    The Greatest Generation did all the dirty work but no one left at home bothered marginelising the commy slime that remained, unionists, public servants, etc.

    Not correct Elvis, the commy slime had been infiltrating the institutions long, long before 1989.
    The Frankfurter Schule dates back to the early 20C and formed the basis for the 1968 Parisian Spring and the Postmodernist cancer which we all enjoy today.
    Just like cancer, these [email protected]&rs were well ensconced, working quietly and assiduously to destroy the host well before detection.
    To have really dealt effectively with this problem, one needed to know, back in the 40s, what we have only realised in the last 20 years.
    When a time-machine is invented, we’ll be able to deal with the Marcuses, Adornos, Derridas et al, in the same manner that Lenin dealt with the kulaks.
    Nothing less would have sufficed.

  27. Notafan

    Clooney is married to a Palestinian…

  28. Roger

    Two members of the House of Representatives, both M u s l i m s, have refused to condemn the country of Brunei for implementation of the S h a r i a Penal code, which carries inhumane punishment for homosexuals.

    No doubt this poses quite a dilemma for them: criticise the implementation of sharia based on hadiths of their prophet or alienate their prog-left allies by supporting same.

    For once these two ladies, who usually have so much to say, have opted for silence.

  29. Roger

    Clooney is married to a Palestinian…

    Lebanese.

  30. calli

    I though Ahmal Clooney was Lebanese. A Druze.

  31. hzhousewife

    How long before house insurance companies start writing exclusions into policies where battery powered behicles are parked in a garage connected to a house?

    Must ask the NRMA…..

  32. Des Deskperson

    ‘Has Desky done a recent review of The Heights?
    Caught a bit on Friday – looks like Marcus Graham finally boned the boney nurse bird.’

    egg, I commented earlier today at 11.50.

    The gist of my comments was that while the dialogue, acting and character development could still do with a bit more work, I was never the less surprised by a scene in which a rich, raddled old bourgeoise progressive whitey woman – a typical ABC viewer, one might opine – emoted passionately about Australia’s shocking treatment of refugees, but with the clear aim – unsuccessful – of getting the young Iranian character to shag her.

    You don’t expect to see this sort of bopro hypocrisy skewered in an ABC drama or in any other ABC production. The orthodox scenario woud have had her invite him along to her feminist social justice discussion group.

  33. egg_

    one scene had a rich, raddled old bourgeoise progressive whitey woman – a typical ABC viewer, one might opine – emoting passionately about Australia’s shocking treatment of refugees, but with the clear aim – unsuccessful – of getting the young Iranian character to shag her.

    Isn’t he a closet gay Mo?

  34. calli

    She does that next week, Desky.

  35. cohenite

    So, tits has brought out his economy gutting climate policy. I know scomo is as weak as piss but he has Kelly, Abbott, Christianson, Dutton and a few others who are relatively strong on the bullshit of alarmism. There is no equivalent in the liar/filth combo. Therefore anyone who recommends some exotic election tactic such as wiping their arse on the ballot paper you are missing the point: tits will destroy the joint; there is some hope with the fucking libs.

  36. cohenite

    Mmm, moderation again perhaps for calling tits tits and scomo scomo.

  37. egg_

    Clooney is married…

    A rather loose term?

  38. JC

    We haven’t hit cultural bottom, but we’re pretty close…. I think. Surely it can’t get much worse than this. Surely

  39. Leigh Lowe

    50,000 people watched 44 chicks struggle to kick 12 goals between them over a period of an hour and half, in perfect football conditions.

    Nothing new in AFL world.
    I remember when the then VFL moved the South Melbourne Swans to Sydney ans began to talk up the growing attendances at SCG games.
    Every Monday The Sun newspaper (now Herald Sun) used to publish attendances and gate-takings for each match, and the attendance numbers were, in fact, good and growing.
    However, eagle-eyed and bitter disenfranchised South Melbourne Swans supporters quickly noticed that average SCG admittance price (takings divided by attendance) was consistently about a quarter what it was for Melbourne games, and below the minimum concession entry.
    So the VFL were inflating attendance figures and/or giving away thousands of freebies.
    The gate-takings figures disappeared within two weeks.

  40. cohenite

    Maybe its fuck, fucking, fucked that’s moderated.

  41. cohenite

    No. Mmm, maybe combinations: tits climate policy is fucked, scomo’s not so much.

  42. JC

    Cronkite. Don’t you have a brief to prepare or something useful? Stop trolling.

  43. Notafan

    Oh she’s just passionate about Palestinian?

    Her mother is sunni though.

    Awkward.

  44. cohenite

    Sorry about the stream of posts, just trying to get some sense of the moderation. Let’s try this which was part of a moderated comment:

    I know scomo is as weak as piss but he has Kelly, Abbott, Christianson, Dutton and a few others who are relatively strong on the bullshit of alarmism. There is no equivalent in the liar/filth combo.

  45. Arky

    As long as we can still say arse.
    I’m not sure what word I offended with on tother thread.
    But at least arse is safe.
    Feel free to comment on my site with whatever words you like.
    I don’t ban words, just people.

  46. calli

    Yes, it is rather.

    Do I chuck the gay guy off the building or not?

    Decisions, decisions….

  47. cohenite

    Let’s try this and nothing personal head prefect, this is part of a testing experiment to see what passes and what doesn’t:

    head prefect is a dickhead.

  48. Arky

    I suspect it was an arse related word, embedded in another, completely innocent word.

  49. calli

    calli
    Your comment is awaiting moderation.
    #2976845, posted on April 1, 2019 at 6:47 pm
    Cha perone

    Well, there goes a good Jane Austen word.

  50. Arky

    Nope.
    I’m at a loss, every other word was entirely ordinary.

  51. calli

    As I noted earlier, the filter has knocked out at least 1600 inoffensive English words.

    It clearly doesn’t play Scrabble.

  52. Baldrick

    Perhaps a list of acceptable words would be shorter?

  53. zyconoclast

    The City of Vancouver has voted to gradually end a yearly grant to one of the country’s oldest rape crisis centres on the basis it discriminates against transgender women.

    At a March 14 meeting, the city approved this year’s funding — $34,312 — for the Vancouver [email protected] Relief and Women’s Shelter but described it as termination funding. The city says no further funding will be awarded to the organization until it makes accommodations for transgender individuals.

    Vancouver [email protected] Relief, which was started in 1973, has maintained there is an essential experience being born in the body of a woman and excludes transgender women from some of its core services. It says, however, it would see to the safety of anyone who calls its crisis line, including transgender people.

  54. Gilas

    PoliticoNT
    #2976642, posted on April 1, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    ….Step three – let rip – a moist, brown cloud of various strength and density.

    Such poetic imagery… it sings!

  55. calli

    Guys, it’s really simple. Check your posts for any words with a-p-e in that order without any gaps (think primate).

    The filter doesn’t differentiate between a three letter word and an eleven letter word. If it contains the letters in that order, it’s moderation for you.

    There are other words eg. bal ls, I slam, M uslim. The difference is the number of English words that contain that series of letters – not a lot.

  56. thefrollickingmole

    When the great green ponzi falls is it too mush to hope for some Romanian justice squads to scour our political & “expert class”?

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfdvva

  57. Notafan

    Is it the r word that makes a P E unacceptable?

  58. Arky

    The silly word games are the worst.
    I spent years as a teacher telling kids off for saying “f*gggot”.
    I just never liked the vibe of it. Sounded de-humanising.
    Given that they would refer to each other as such with monotonous regularity, it was an fruitless task, so to speak.
    I wish I hadn’t bothered.
    All it took was government decree and bit of indoctrination and they all caved. A thirteen year old today would no more say such hateful things as they would poke themselves repeatedly in the eyeball with a lit bunsen burner.
    Me on the other hand, now it’s against the rules, I feel a perverse and shameful need to shout “f*ggot” at passing strangers.

  59. calli

    It will also include an ancient Greek word, meaning the highest form of love.

    I was close yesterday when I tested Agapanthus amongst the Thermomixes and Scatter Cushions.

  60. calli

    No, because the “r” has to form part of the banned word ie. it must be r a pe to hit the rotors eg. camera-person.

    Somehow, in the past 24hours, the shortened word has become banned.

  61. Snoopy

    1t’s quIte simpl€. Jus+ en5ure [email protected] ever¥ w0rd cOntains @ num€ral or symb0l @nd tha+ l1nks ar€ p0sted u5ing t1ny U®L.

  62. thefrollickingmole

    For those looking for a new way to offend people AND claim the moral high ground I present for you a interesting Vietnamese word.

    ghey (thats how its spoken) with an almost silent h.

    Fortuitously it means the equivalent of “Yukky”

    So thats pretty ghey….

    “How dare you say that, Ill report you etc etc”

    All i said was its fairly gross, really, really ghey…

    And so on.

  63. bespoke

    A thirteen year old today would no more say such hateful things as they would poke themselves repeatedly in the eyeball with a lit bunsen burner.

    Na kids learn quick to say the right things in front of adults and cameras.

  64. zyconoclast

    The women’s group is actually a [email protected] crisis centre

  65. Arky

    Last year I told a boy running around in class after another boy he would be better off chasing girls.
    In times past they would laugh uproariously at that one.
    Not now, man.
    Stunned silence and harsh looks from the class commissars.
    I felt like the last man to ever used the phrase “the negro” in a serious context must have felt.

  66. Snoopy

    Ov€r t1me @ c0mpletly n€w for®m 0f wr1tten €nglish w1ll em€rge. 1t w1ll b€ kn0wn @s [email protected]

  67. Caveman

    The ABC are making up the back story of Tarrant . He went to Bulgaria but the Bulgarians have no idea wtf he was doing.

  68. thefrollickingmole

    Arky

    Rare colourised footage of Arky at the last P&C meeting…2019

  69. bespoke

    be arky, chaH chaq neH vo’ ‘oH Qoy vo’ SoH stun. legh rur vay’, chu’wI’ ghIj hannibal lecter.

  70. thefrollickingmole

    Arky

    Long way from our school principal telling a bunch of year 7-8-9 students off for playing a game of British bulldog/murderball.

    With hindsight his saying “I want you boys to stop pulling on each other” wasnt the greatest choice of words.

    Still he got a good 3 seconds of repressed eyerolling before about 100 kids cacked themselves laughing at his statement.

  71. zyconoclast

    Planned Parenthood sites across Ohio receive notice of state funding termination

    CLEVELAND, Ohio—Planned Parenthood locations across Ohio on Thursday received notice from the Ohio Department of Health that their state funding will end next month.

    The notice comes following a federal appeals court ruling this month that upheld a 2016 Ohio law forbidding the state from sending preventive health funding to any organization, or affiliate of an organization, that “performs or promotes” non-therapeutic abortions. The law was signed by former Gov. John Kasich.

    The letter from ODH, which was dated March 21, informs the organization’s 26 locations that as of April 20, they will no longer receive funding for a wide variety of programs formerly supported by the state. Last year, ODH gave about $600,000 in grants to Planned Parenthood, according to a spokesman for the department.

  72. zyconoclast

    Appeals court says Ohio’s move to defund [email protected] Parenthood is constitutional, delivering blow to ab0rti0n advocates

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday gave the OK to an Ohio law that sought to defund [email protected] Parenthood and keep the organization from receiving public money to pay for non-ab0rti0n-related health care programs.

    The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled 11-6 to reverse a federal judge’s decision to declare the 2016 law unconstitutional. Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton wrote for the majority that the [email protected] Parenthood affiliates in Ohio “do not have a due process right to perform ab0rti0ns.”

  73. Bruce of Newcastle

    Caught a bit of SBS news sport, which I rarely watch.

    AWFL best lady player Erin Phillips got the prize.
    She’s in hospital for an ACL reconstruction.
    It will become a tradition I suspect.

    Then the Matildas are up against the USA in a friendly on 5 Apr.
    That should be an interesting match up, USA are no. 1.
    I don’t know what the USA side are called.
    Surely not the Cougars.

  74. Notafan

    Feminists like the Vancouver centre have spent decades denouncing Catholic institutions for wishing to follow the Gospel in schools adoption agencies hospitals

    Now trans have come along to upset the femgospel and naturally progressive pollies are all over it.

    Giving in means basically any bloke can access crisis centres.

    There will be no safe spaces.

    Inclusive diversity

    Diddums.

    My suggestion

    make it

    the Vancouver is lamic women’s crisis centre

    Double that funding!

  75. Overburdened

    JC
    If I wind up being Big Brother when the time comes, I will ply the nonperson protocol in earnest.

  76. Overburdened

    …Ernestly ply the…
    Apologies for being poetic

  77. Diogenes

    Last year I told a boy running around in class after another boy he would be better off chasing girls.
    In times past they would laugh uproariously at that one.

    For some reason our current crop of year 7 boys can’t keep their hands of each other (mock fighting) .

    When I come across 2 boys pawing(sparring) at each other, I say ” I am really pleased you have found each other, and what you do in the privacy of your own is up to you, who am I to judge – but not here at school !”
    Get the blank look, then realisation (“urk”), and most importantly they let go of each other.

    A few years ago I came across 1 girl sitting on the lap of another, and used that line. “You’re just biased against us lesbians sir” , “Nup, not me”, and then the girl who was sitting on the others lap, gave the girl a peck on the cheek. Unbeknownst to her, the girl she kissed, was actually a lesbian (staff knew, but students didn’t) and she got a big pash back. Sitter jumped up, look of horror on her face , wiping her tongue “ewww that was disgusting”, I had to walk away before they could see me laughing

  78. Done Deal

    Their ALPBC is really pulling out all stops now the election is upon us. Every radio news bulletin in the last week or so has led breathlessly with one or two “news” items about things negative to the Coalition or PHON, usually followed by something positive for you-know-who, and tonight’s major editorial shows Australian Story & Four Corners are also friendly to the left and detrimental to the right. One a touchy feely story about some refo made good but can’t get into the country, and the other about the Liberals failed or failing energy policy. And what little I could bring myself to watch of the ‘Dumb’ was more of the same. It’s gobsmacking in it’s audacity, and I can’t even get my 8 cents a day back…probably more like a $1 a day now, & after the election shortarse it will probably make it $2 a day. Unbelievable. they must be getting a bit worried by some of the opinion polls and the NSW election result.

  79. Overburdened

    Watch the AWFL Final with the sound down and whatever sort of music takes your fancy before a rush to judgement.

    Imo it was a cracking game.
    Erin Phillips is a champion.

    I hope I’m not having a conversion.

  80. Notafan

    Just as well there was no #metoo Diogenes or you might have has some serious trouble right there.

    Or if the unwanted pasher had been a boy.

  81. stackja

    ST – that looks like Tweety Pie granny, where’s Sylvester?

  82. Bruce of Newcastle

    Erin Phillips is a champion.

    OB – I agree. ACL injuries are going to be a bummer for the ladies though. Ladies aren’t built for that tendon stress, but the game requires it.

  83. Overburdened

    Yes which is why it’ll never be a scratch on the blokes until the cattle mature and the skill set develops.

    This will take some time.

    Meanwhile it is unrealistic to think that they could run the blokes against the sheilas at any stage of their development.

  84. Overburdened

    This reality in no way detracts from the effort and skills that were shown in the final.
    In the end it’s a game of footy and that one was good I reckon.

  85. C.L.

    ISIL TRADIE

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on terrorist Mohammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

    Just a few weeks ago, a sombre Waleedorial was broadcast from the same network about the enormities perpetrated by Brent Tarantula – who wasn’t captioned as AUSSIE FITNESS GURU.

  86. Shy Ted

    Hot les bee in action in pictures. I like the crowd pic, 3rd one down with the rain bow supporters. They dressed up special for the occasion.

  87. C.L.

    ISIL TRADIE

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on terrorist Mohammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

    Just a few weeks ago, a sombre Waleedorial was broadcast from the same network about the enormities perpetrated by Brent Târrânt – who wasn’t captioned as AUSSIE FITNESS GURU.

  88. C.L.

    ISIL TRADIE

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on terrorist Mohammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

    Just a few weeks ago, a sombre Waleedorial was broadcast from the same network about the enormities perpetrated by Brent Torrent – who wasn’t captioned as AUSSIE FITNESS GURU.

  89. C.L.

    ISIL TRADIE

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on terrorist Mohammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

    Just a few weeks ago, a sombre Waleedorial was broadcast from the same network about the enormities perpetrated by [name banned at Catallaxy in obedience to St Jacinda Ardern] – who wasn’t captioned as AUSSIE FITN ESS GURU.

  90. C.L.

    ISIL TRADIE

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on terrorist Mohammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

  91. C.L.

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on Mohammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

  92. C.L.

    That was the screen caption on The Project this evening during its report on terrorist M-hammed Noor Masri’s plea to be allowed back into Australia.

  93. C.L.

    The word M-hammed has also now been banned.
    WTF is going on here?

  94. C.L.

    Just a few weeks ago, a sombre Waleedorial was broadcast from the same network about the enormities perpetrated by [name banned at Catallaxy in obedience to St Jacinda Ardern] – who wasn’t captioned as AUSSIE FITNESS GURU.

  95. C.L.

    Just a few weeks ago, a sombre Waleedorial was broadcast from the same network about the enormities perpetrated by [name banned at Catallaxy] – who wasn’t captioned as AUSSIE FITNESS GURU.

  96. Snoopy

    Th€ eas1est @nd fai®est pa+h wou1d be to 5crap the AW£L c0mp @nd all0w wom€n t0 pla¥ 1n +he m€n’s c0mp.

  97. Tel

    Their ALPBC is really pulling out all stops now the election is upon us.

    I don’t believe there’s one single undecided voter still watching the ABC. They are doing this for themselves and no one else.

  98. Bruce of Newcastle

    The word M-hammed has also now been banned.
    WTF is going on here?

    Someone hasn’t been paying his jizya.

  99. Snoopy

    ¢L, I think M1ke remain5 ac¢eptable t0 +he [email protected] (P8UH). 5o n0t al1 ‘€M’ w0rds ar€ verbot€n.

  100. Percy Popinjay

    Regarding 1984 – sensible people read it as a very specific warning about the perils of totalitarianism.

    Collectivists regard it as an instruction manual.

    The urge to control peoples’ thoughts, to restrict and debase language, the endless rewriting of history, the stupid, offensive and incessant surveillance – anyone seeing a pattern here?

    Regarding the staggeringly stupid surveillance state we now find ourselves in, it is in many ways worse than 1984 – at least in Oceania, you knew you were always under surveillance. Nowadays we’re cursed with continual overt and covert surveillance. Which will of course, only end up becoming even more blatant and all pervasive.

  101. Percy Popinjay

    With our beloved ALPBC carrying out its self appointed role as MiniTru.

  102. Notafan

    I’d have the sharouff kids back long before a single adult that left of their own volition.

    They knew exactly what they were getting into, and even if they didn’t raise a weapon, which I don’t believe for one moment, they facilitated those that did.

    It’s laughable that every single one says I was a nurse, a tradie a whatever.

    You don’t stay all the way til the final stronghold without being a ji hadi through and through.

    Waleed your slip is showing.

  103. Percy Popinjay

    It’s laughable that every single one says I was a nurse, a tradie a whatever.

    An here I was thinking they were all disability pensioners.

  104. Snoopy

    Fu¢k y0u Spam1nator. 1 w1ll n0t b€ silenc

  105. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Guys, it’s really simple. Check your posts for any words with a-p-e in that order without any gaps (think primate).

    Da Hairy Ape is out?? How can that be. He’s been here forever.

  106. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Oh noes. Da Hairy A p e is no longer allowed on this site.

    As I asked in the moderated comment, how can dat be??????

  107. C.L.

    “Well it’s April Fool’s Day so here’s Steve Price!”

    – Waleed Aly, this evening.

    Hope the money is worth it, Steve.

  108. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Da Hairy A p e has been here as long as I have.
    By proxy via me, of course. Not room enough for both of us here.

  109. Tel

    … perpetrated by [name banned at Catallaxy in obedience to St Jacinda Ardern] …

    Call him “Captain Planet” … because of his affiliation with all things Green.

  110. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    He was allowed here the other day, no problem. New software in the word torture chambers?

  111. Bruce of Newcastle

    Hairy is a victim of subconscious speciesism. We must protect him from such a heinous danger.

  112. Tel

    We haven’t hit cultural bottom, but we’re pretty close…. I think. Surely it can’t get much worse than this. Surely

    At least those tats look like some art went into them. There’s a trend for young girls to get scribble tattoos. I’m not kidding … the put monochrome scribble on themselves, and bad cartoon drawings like you might see on a dunny wall.

  113. stackja

    Curly and Moe were two comics.

  114. mh

    Zatara
    #2976805, posted on April 1, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    You’re not in the Catictionary any more.

    I looked so you don’t have to. An example below.

    MISOGYNOIR

    A term coined by black queer feminist scholar Moya Bailey to describe the specific way anti-black racism and misogyny work together to oppress black women. Similarly, transmisogynoir refers to the experiences of racialized misogyny towards black trans women. Transmisogynoir and misogynoir can be perpetuated by anyone, though it can only be experienced by black women.

  115. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    It’s a moveable feast alright, this spaminator business.
    Are b alls back, now that A pe is out?
    Can we pleeeze have a list? Just so’s we can use the word anyway, disguised?
    In which case, what is the point?????

  116. stackja

    On science fiction thread used word Id. Still OK?

  117. MatrixTransform

    I just had the unpleasant experience of seeing some Dancing With The Stars.

    …Miss Piggy has tattoos now?

  118. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    bollocks and balls

  119. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    isl am o pho bia.

    And b alls and bo llocks.

  120. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Sha ria law.

    We all have to pretend we just have a bad case of keyboard hiccups.

  121. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Tesla lithium batteries cause intense fires you can’t put out.

    Someone tell Bill Shorten.

  122. Tabitha N

    (Am wandering in here for a quick post and out again.)

    Shy Ted, you might want to sign up for the Michael Hill emails.

    They sent me through one today featuring a pair of women sitting on a bed as part of a diamond true love/engagement promotion. One woman is kissing the other on the forehead.

    I still adhere to the traditional, Christian definition of marriage.

    Am now unsubscribed and farewell Michael Hill.

  123. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Transmisogynoir and misogynoir can be perpetuated by anyone, though it can only be experienced by someone who identifies as a black women.

    get it right, sheesh this PC stuff isn’t that hard.

  124. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Women buying other women diamonds is seriously amiss.
    Women should buy other women a Thermomix.
    Hairy offered me a Thermomix for Christmas and saw the look on my face.
    So I ended up with a diamond bracelet instead and very nice it is too.

    He really does love me. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  125. Sinclair Davidson

    We all have to pretend we just have a bad case of keyboard hiccups.

    Please do not do that.

    When I ask that discussion on topics end, or I (reluctantly) add to the list of words that go into auto-moderation I am not inviting everyone to come up with cute and clever work-arounds. I am inviting everyone to cease and desist using particular words and phrases.

  126. Bruce in WA

    With hindsight his saying “I want you boys to stop pulling on each other” wasnt the greatest choice of words.

    Still he got a good 3 seconds of repressed eyerolling before about 100 kids cacked themselves laughing at his statement.

    My (beloved) Year 6 teacher used to exhort us to “Stop rooting around in your desks!”

    Of course, we did it deliberately just to hear her say that!

  127. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Just saw an hysterical Greenpeace ad on Sky. Good, they are wasting their money there.

    Woman in front of smouldering ruins of house burned by a bushfire, pointing at the ruins and shrieking that this is the result of not caring about climate change. It’s all your fault unless you doooo something, she splutters and spits.

    No sweetie, this is the result of two things: you living in a bushfire prone area unsuitable for building, and your mates the greenies refusing to allow sensible burning off of debris to reduce fuel loads. For myself, dearie, I’d plant the whole area out with European trees anyway, less prone to burning.

    Go dribble somewhere else, not in my house, you lunatic.

  128. Roger

    ABC 7:30 features a story on mortgage stress among older Australians illustrated by two cases:

    A couple who live on 10 acres in the Adelaide hills with a menagerie of birds and animals and a divorced woman seemingly living alone in a three or four bedroom house house on Sydney’s north shore.

    Typical ABC viewers, I suppose.

  129. stackja

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  130. BrettW

    Caller to 2GB just now said he drove his electric car up to ski field and could not get it going again due to the cold. Had to be towed down. Lithium batteries dont like the cold.

    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare
    #2976953, posted on April 1, 2019 at 8:53 pm
    Tesla lithium batteries cause intense fires you can’t put out.

    Someone tell Bill Shorten.

  131. pete m

    hang on a sec – did Sinc add some words to the banned list as a 1/4 joke?

  132. Boambee John

    Bruce of Newcastle

    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare
    #2976953, posted on April 1, 2019 at 8:53 pm
    Tesla lithium batteries cause intense fires you can’t put out.

    Is the smoke from a Li-ion fire toxic?

    How about the rest of the car?

    Must we ban electric vehicles because of the polludion threat?

  133. RobK

    Please do not do that
    Well done Sinc. Shame it needs to be said.

  134. Confused Old Misfit

    When I ask that discussion on topics end, or I (reluctantly) add to the list of words that go into auto-moderation I am not inviting everyone to come up with cute and clever work-arounds. I am inviting everyone to cease and desist using particular words and phrases.

    STGM.

  135. When I ask that discussion on topics end, or I (reluctantly) add to the list of words

    You can write a polite, concise and decent post with links backing up your assertions and have NFI why it gets boned though, with no true connection to any “banned” topics as it were.

    I think the indomitable doomlord is facing a tide of interference from freedom deniers and it is becoming overwhelming.

    What a sad world we live in. Amazing that CatallxyFiles is almost 18 years old though

  136. stackja

    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare
    #2976963, posted on April 1, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    See:

    Tony Abbott is a volunteer firefighter
    Posted on 9:11 pm, April 1, 2019 by Sinclair Davidson

  137. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Australia is a land of bushfires, part of aboriginal Australia’s legacy from sensibly ‘fire farming’ the plains to make them suitable grasslands for kangaroo. Historically, bushfires in Australia have been serious, long before ‘global warming’ illegitimately became a thing. The weather on the bad fire days was frequently hotter than now, and the death tolls were horrendous.

  138. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    I must be getting senile I can never remember which colour bin is rubbish and which is recycling 😉

  139. sensibly ‘fire farming’ the plains to make them suitable grasslands for kangaroo

    We may have been better off now if they hadn’t of done that.

  140. John Constantine

    Their left beat the NT News.

    THE funny front pages the NT News is famous for will end, effective immediately.

    Editor Matt Williams said the time had come to align with other newspapers around Australia and to become politically correct.

    “We have received an enormous amount of feedback from locals and people around Australia and they just want us to grow up,” he said.

    “This hasn’t been a decision I’ve taken lightly but the days of ‘Why I’ve got a cracker up my clacker’ and ‘Why I’ve got some sticky near my dicky’ have come to a close.”

    Comrades.

  141. Tel

    Dictionary : “Youthamism”

    Young people inventing new words so they can keep talking about the things they have been told not to talk about.

  142. John Constantine

    Of course, the NT News report on becoming politically correct may just have been the April Fools Day edition.

    [But i reckon they would get a lot of hate mail.]

  143. Snoopy

    When I ask that discussion on topics end, or I (reluctantly) add to the list of words that go into auto-moderation I am not inviting everyone to come up with cute and clever work-arounds. I am inviting everyone to cease and desist using particular words and phrases.

    First they came for the Joos ……

    Thanks, Sinc, it’s been fun.

    All the best.

  144. Bruce of Newcastle

    Unfortunately Sinc those particular words are related to one of the most significant political questions of the current era, and an issue of importance for a lot of voters. Which does not get discussed in most fora because of the political class attempting to enforce voters to rightthink.

    The issue is as sensitive as the discussion of freedom in East Germany, which the Stazi attempted to squash. It is as sensitive as the discussion of Christianity in China, which the regime of Xi is attempting to squash right now.

    That is the level of the issue. Maybe you should shut this blog down if you fear lawfare and the gulag.

    I mean that seriously.

    We are approaching that type of time again, when even the so-called right parties are now censoring the important questions of the day.

  145. THE funny front pages the NT News is famous for will end, effective immediately.

    Editor Matt Williams said the time had come to align with other newspapers around Australia and to become politically correct.

    DICTATOR MATT WILLIAMS HAS GONE TROPPO! Secret recordings!!!; “No more coffee table books for southerners!”

    MAX THE TALKING KELPIE SAYS “MATT WILLIAMS CAN GO ROOT MY BOOT” (P15). He’s barking mad!

    WHAT A CROC!

    Buff the Saltie has Beef with Bully Browbeating Editor’s Bollocks (P24)

    F^&* ME DEAD!

    Rochelle, the 70 year old super gran and famous NT prostitute would “rather die than work under Matt Williams” (P73)

  146. John Constantine

    Technology has made a big difference to putting out fires in Australia.

    Rapid response and early control are gold.

    Once the fire service is all high paid unionised imported diversity quota instead of dissenting volunteers, and the State relies upon contractors providing air support to the robot firetrucks to actually control fires, we will see if political optics and media spin wins over motivated community volunteers in putting firesout.

    Comrades.

  147. Sinclair Davidson

    You can write a polite, concise and decent post with links backing up your assertions and have NFI why it gets boned though, with no true connection to any “banned” topics as it were.

    Yes. I know. It’s frustrating for me too.

  148. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Put that bushfire comment up on Sinc’s fire thread too, John Constantine.

  149. Black Ball

    Evening all. You know that there is SFA on the tube when one is forced to watch Bad Mothers waiting for Footy Classified. This is a truly horrific production.

  150. hzhousewife

    Caller to 2GB just now said he drove his electric car up to ski field and could not get it going again due to the cold. Had to be towed down. Lithium batteries dont like the cold.

    How do they manage in Norway then?

  151. Bruce of Newcastle

    Is the smoke from a Li-ion fire toxic?

    How about the rest of the car?

    Boambee John – I don’t think so. The lithium would form alkaline Li2O or Li2CO3, which won’t be great but no more toxic than lime or cement dust. There are nasties that come from the combustion of plastics like PVC, but again that isn’t restricted to EVs.

    The main problem is a Li battery fire is a mix of electrical fire and a chemical fire where water won’t really smother the combustion. Indeed water can potentially react with lithium metal to produce hydrogen, and although a properly maintained Li battery doesn’t contain Li metal it does contain highly reduced lithium species. So production of hydrogen gas due to interaction with water may be an issue. I don’t really know (but I’ve been around many sodium metal/water fires – fortunately mostly small).

  152. mh

    When I ask that discussion on topics end, or I (reluctantly) add to the list of words that go into auto-moderation I am not inviting everyone to come up with cute and clever work-arounds. I am inviting everyone to cease and desist using particular words and phrases.

    BA LLS

  153. Sinclair Davidson

    Unfortunately Sinc those particular words are related to one of the most significant political questions of the current era, and an issue of importance for a lot of voters.

    Yes. I understand. I don’t agree that these are significant political questions. There is nothing stopping any one of the voters who cares about any of these issues from starting up a blog and discussing it until the cows come. It’s boring and I’m over it.

    As you all know I’m very reluctant to impose my preferences on what gets discussed in the open threads. I have, however, made an executive decision and the FIFO principle applies.

  154. Zatara

    mh

    Zatara
    #2976805, posted on April 1, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    You’re not in the Catictionary any more.

    Not quite sure what you are on about. I posted a link to the official glossary of politically correct terminology produced by Amherst College.

    It’s not a joke. It was actually published by the university. I included a couple examples from it to prime the pump a bit.

  155. That NT News thing better be an April Fools Joke.

  156. Sinclair promote that to the blog as a new thread. Open up promotions.

  157. Eyrie

    ” I’d plant the whole area out with European trees anyway”
    I’d plant out the whole damned country with them. Eucalypts are a noxious weed and should be made extinct.

  158. Boambee John

    Bruce if Newcastle

    Thanks, not as bad (toxuc) as I feared it might be.

    But I will always move upwind if I see one!

  159. mh

    Zatara, it was just the way I constructed the post.

    I know it’s real. Frighteningly real.

  160. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    You can write a polite, concise and decent post with links backing up your assertions and have NFI why it gets boned though, with no true connection to any “banned” topics as it were.

    So true. Even tales of domestic life in these modern times can end up sent off into the blue yonder, no matter how polite, concise and decent they may be. Some may say that this loss is not an unmitigated disaster for that is where they justly belong, but surely even proxy simians and their observers have rights. Don’t they? Better get Sydney University’s best brains on the case: proxy-animal rights now!

  161. stackja

    Eyrie – Man doesn’t know how to live with eucalyptus trees. They serve a purpose in Australia. Maybe people who don’t like them should go elsewhere.

  162. Armadillo

    I’d plant out the whole damned country with them. Eucalypts are a noxious weed and should be made extinct.

    Kurrajongs would be a better choice. They provide shade, are drought resistant and can be used as emergency animal fodder when required. Just lop off the limbs.

  163. egg_

    With our beloved ALPBC carrying out its self appointed role as MiniTru.

    Their ACC channel?
    The Australian Climate Change network.

  164. Sinclair Davidson

    no matter how polite, concise and decent they may be

    I think there may be a time limit on how long the post takes to compose and also how long the post is. Often I fish long posts out of the moderation queue and intricate posts too.

  165. mh

    An example of the loonies that are coming out of our education institutions was on tv last night, with hundreds of the brainwashed -this time vegans – gatecrashing farms.

    The farmer and his wife were down to earth Aussies, whereas the invaders conjure memories of Invasion of the Bodysnatchers.

  166. JC

    made an executive decision and the FIFO principle applies.

    As in the inventory method of valuation First in first out?

  167. Gab

    Oh it’s true what they say. “Ba lls” is banned at the Cat.

  168. Sinclair Davidson

    As in the inventory method of valuation First in first out?

    As in the participatory principle fit in or fuck off.

  169. Armadillo

    As in the participatory principle fit in or fuck off.

    How does nUmbers get a pass?

  170. MatrixTransform

    Numpty is the upcoming star of the new trilogy by the Wachowski sisters

  171. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    sensibly ‘fire farming’ the plains to make them suitable grasslands for kangaroo

    We may have been better off now if they hadn’t of done that.

    Sensibly there is from the aboriginals’ point of view; doing what their ancestors had done for many thousands of years. Yes, in the end, it produced a human-altered environment that was toxic for humans unless they lived in exactly that way as had always been done.

    We could get like that re the climate hoax. It could become such a dominant ideology with its own unfalsifiable internal drivers that we could just go on and on living on this planet with this silly concept that removes all valuable technology from our ken, eventually ending in a slow death spiral downwards back to a new Dark Ages.

  172. Sinclair Davidson

    JC – I thought everyone knew the FIFO principle. 🙂

    Armadillo – Numbers doesn’t break the rules.

  173. calli

    Try Keto. You’ll all fit in just fine.

    Seriously though, I apologise for wasting your time fishing my comments out of moderation, Sinc. Idle curiosity about how the filter works could have killed the kitteh.

  174. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    See that above, Doomlord. I too can be a ready candidate for dystopian Sci Fi thinking. 🙂

  175. Steve trickler

    Nice work Polly.

    Worthy of attention. Smollet etc with a few twists.

    This will not be as a surprise to many here.

    She is worthy of attention.

  176. Gab

    I’m beginning to think the female Cats cause you more headaches than the male Cats, Sinclair 🙂

  177. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Idle curiosity about how the filter works could have killed the kitteh.

    Lucky we have nine feline lives then, Calli, for I too have sinned in this idle way.

  178. Armadillo

    Kangaroo populations have exploded due to irrigation and superior introduced pastures.

  179. mh

    I’ve been on here a couple of years, and the reasons given previously for a filter were to prevent “Bird strike”. (Graham Bird? who apparently is a raging anti Semite)

    What has changed that we now have an exhaustive list of topics and words that are verboten? Political pressure?

  180. Sinclair Davidson

    I like sinners. 🙂

  181. Armadillo

    Armadillo – Numbers doesn’t break the rules.

    Was nUmbers issued with a “rule book”? Favouritism. No one else here seems to have any idea what they are. I must have been absent that day as well.

  182. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    FIFO – that’s always ‘Fly In, Fly Out’ in my book.

    Some Kittehs, lookin’ at me here, do that anyway.
    Fly in with feather boas, take off in tears, fly back in later.

    Where’s Elle tonight?

  183. calli

    What has changed

    Reactions have been “accelerated”, mh. Wasn’t that one of the murderer’s aims?

  184. mh

    The rules? All along there were rules?

  185. Armadillo

    Test.

    I can still call nUmbers a twat if I want? Yes?

  186. “Professor Stan Grant”

    I can’t eve…..o_O Lemonpost, etc.

  187. Elle

    Cleaning the open forum.

  188. mh

    From what I have picked up, the Cat rules are:

    1. Never apologise
    2. See rule 1

  189. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    How does nUmbers get a pass?

    He and Monty are vying for “King of the rakes.”

  190. Armadillo

    The rules? All along there were rules?

    Yeah, I was kinda stunned when I read about it.

  191. Sinclair Davidson

    The rules.

    Then some common sense. Like do not denigrate the posters. Do not threaten to sue the posters. Don’t try to get the posters fired from their day-jobs. You know, easy things to appreciate.

    Anyway, I like Numbers. and Monty. Even Steve from Brisbane.

  192. Ƶĩppʯ (ȊꞪꞨV)

    Is there a no-no topic?

  193. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Re b alls. I’m guessing why it is banned but I’m not telling.
    Suffice to say that it could be an attempt to stop a slanderous comment.
    As such, we should live with it. No harm done then.
    I may be wrong of course.

    I’m prepared to accept that Sinc has his reasons for many things, and try to comply.
    If it all gets too dull, then I have a book to write. Probably quite a dull one too. 🙂

  194. egg_

    The rules?

    No kitteh stalking, eh Grigs?

  195. mh

    I never read the fine print.

  196. Armadillo

    Anyway, I like Numbers. and Monty. Even Steve from Brisbane.

    I thought Cattallaxy “Love in Night” was on Sunday’s. I must have been mistaken.

  197. Sinclair Davidson

    I’m prepared to accept that Sinc has his reasons for many things, and try to comply.

    As you know when you see me in person I’m happy to talk. Especially when you ply me with alcohol.

  198. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Anyway, I like Numbers. and Monty. Even Steve from Brisbane.

    Doomlord is a humanist. Milk of human kindness stuff.

    He even puts up with us. 🙂

  199. Sinclair Davidson

    No kitteh stalking

    That too.

  200. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    No kitteh stalking
    That too.

    Appreciated.

  201. Elle

    Anyway, I like Numbers. and Monty. Even Steve from Brisbane.

    You’re a good man, Sinc.

    Testicular fortitude that I admire. 😘

  202. calli

    I always apologise. Then fire. And apologise for missing.

    I’m kind like that.

  203. Armadillo

    The rules.

    Crap. Sinc isn’t kidding us. How long have they been up the top there?

    Who knew? Why wasn’t I informed?

  204. JC

    JC – I thought everyone knew the FIFO principle. 🙂

    All except me. I’ve seen the term before, but I always figured it meant first in first out. It never made sense, but I also never thought too hard about it.

  205. Armadillo

    As you know when you see me in person I’m happy to talk. Especially when you ply me with alcohol.

    I can fully appreciate why you chose a career as an economist, rather than a SAS soldier or an MI5 spy.

  206. Armadillo

    Torture via a bottle of Vodka rather than having your finger nails ripped off is preferable.

  207. mh

    Ok, where shall we all meet to talk about this?

  208. Sinclair Davidson

    rather than a SAS soldier or an MI5 spy.

    The enemy wouldn’t need to torture me for information. 😉

  209. Confused Old Misfit

    FIFO principle.

    I’m with you JC,
    Inventory terminology.
    But Sinc’s definition works too (once you’ve heard the definition).

  210. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Fabulous Vodka ad there, Elle.
    Girls really are another species, aren’t we? 😀

  211. Sinclair Davidson

    Torture via a bottle of Vodka

    Yep – I found a place in Vegas that has $3 vodka cocktails. Happy hour lasted from 9am to 8pm.

  212. Catholic Hour commences in less than 1 hour 25 minutes. Prepare your truncheons, flintlocks, daggers, Tyndale’s bibles and stories of Knox, Campion, Henry VIII, Cranmer, Bloody Mary, Rich, Cromwell and More.

    Well, that’s what it used to be like here…

  213. Confused Old Misfit

    Girls really are another species, aren’t we? 😀

    Thank God!!!

  214. egg_

    Catholic Hour commences in less than 1 hour 25 minutes.

    Red wine fuelled?

  215. mh

    What about my Alex Jones link on page 1. That’s a libertarian right there.

    Here in Australia…not flash.

  216. JC

    Even Steve from Brisbane.

    Sinc, there are limits.

  217. Sinclair Davidson

    Sinc, there are limits.

    Well yes. But he thinks of me all the time. Avid reader of the Cat.

  218. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    What a sad world we live in. Amazing that CatallxyFiles is almost 18 years old though

    Hey, old enough to vote. At last! We can all draw rude things on the little ticket.

  219. Arky

    I would prefer you warn then ban people or even just ban people rather than playing bloody stupid word games.
    I would even prefer you ban me than give legitimacy to far leftist’s speech codes.
    Really, really stupid stuff.
    Of course if there are legal reasons, fine.
    But that does not sound like what you are saying.
    What I am seeing in schools and universities is toxic stuff.
    Really nasty people are gloming onto the power to shut others up. You must see this too.

  220. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    But he thinks of me all the time

    OK, we get it. You’re proud of that Mankini pic. Ya looked great in it too.

  221. Sinclair Davidson

    Arky – I’m talking about $3 vodka cocktails. Do keep up.

  222. Armadillo

    Sinc, there are limits.

    Is this another new rule? FMD.

  223. mh

    It seems like the USA is where the war is raging, while we are stuck in Vichy Australia.

    This is awful. Surely we are better than this?

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