Open Forum: July 6, 2019

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  1. notafan

    short memories here too

    pretty sure was mostly blokes warning beaugy to be careful when he first announced he met Maria in Cuba

    but now its bitches and truth bombs

    when struth his doing his same old same old kitchen routine

    and gunner is suggesting that there will be plenty of cheap action in post war Syria

  2. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Queensland government disbanded mining health and safety committee over ‘gender imbalance’

    Sarah Elks
    Queensland Political Reporter
    @sarahelks
    29 minutes ago July 8, 2019

    The Queensland government disbanded a mining health and safety committee because it didn’t have the right “gender representation,” shortly before four mine and quarry workers died in the state.

    Queensland Mines Minister Anthony Lynham today confirmed the committee — which has representatives from the government mines inspectorate, the Queensland Resources Council, and relevant unions — would be re-established this week.

    The committee has not met this year.

    “The committee has to be, certain representation has to be made in the committee, you have to make sure of gender representation is respected,” Dr Lynham said.

    “Because of the significance of the appointments, that has been difficult, so the committee has been re-established just recently.”

    There have been six mining and quarry worker deaths in Queensland in the past 12 months, including four in the past six months. Most recently, a 27-year-old mine worker died at Baralaba in central Queensland on Sunday.

    From the Oz. You couldn’t make this shit up, could you?

  3. cohenite

    Chris

    #3099674, posted on July 8, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Paywallian:
    The fact is that our earth has ice in its veins
    While nations such as China dominate global emissions and are increasing them, ‘nations such as Australia and New Zealand need not panic over the use of fossil fuels’.
    By DAVID SHELLEY
    AN HOUR AGO JULY 8, 2019

    Thanks Chris. I keep telling people that today’s climate is benign compared to what has been dished up in the past and in terms of extremes cold gives more than warm conditions. We have seen about 1C increase in the last century. In ice ages D-O and Heinrich events can dish up heating and cooling of up to 15C in the same period.

    Alarmists are complete bastards.

  4. mh

    and gunner is suggesting that there will be plenty of cheap action in post war Syria

    Adventure! Make love not war!

    Don’t forget to tell the Cats, Tailgunner!

    Anyway, those lazy young Syrian men bludging in Europe need to go home and rebuild.

  5. Leigh Lowe

    Just saw an interesting “stat” on the History Channel which the Toowoomba Wrongologist would love.
    “Spain has more mass graves than Cambodia.”
    Huh?
    They talk about 20,000 people killed after the Civil War.

    Hmm, as against the most conservative estimate of 1,500,000 killed in Cambodia by the Commos?

    Ah, I get it.

    Three Spaniards in a common grave is the same as 30,000 in a bulldozed hole in Cambodia.

    Interesting that the headline claim about mass graves is never addressed in detail in the “doco”.

    Presumably it includes all common graves going back centuries, including those slaughtered by the Moors, and those killed by Commos in the Civil War (but no mention).

    But Franco and Cafflicks … worse than Commos by far.

  6. Knuckle Dragger

    I did warn him Nota. About being extorted, beaten to death or losing organs.

    As I said this morning, it’s clear that ain’t gonna happen, even if some if the warnings were tongue-in-cheek.

    So I say best of luck to him. As I also said, she’s far from the innocent waif.

  7. notafan

    So I say best of luck to him. As I also said, she’s far from the innocent waif.

    As has pretty much everyone else here

    It is still a hellhole third world communist country with food rationing and no opportunities.
    No one thinks beautiful young women with young children dally with elderly gringos for food and taxi rides because that is what they always wanted to do.

  8. notafan

    Food stores in Cuba are government-run, with products highly subsidized and others wildly overpriced by global standards. Every Cuban receives a ration book that allows him or her to buy small quantities of basic goods like rice, beans, eggs and sugar each month for payment equivalent to a few United States cents

    .

    cuba rations sanctions

  9. Perhaps Dr BG could message for tips from the experts.
    The blokes with serous in-country Cuban experience.
    Two blokes we know well have made plenty of visits to Cuba,
    They weren’t continually going back to pick up more cigars,
    Paul Howes
    Bill Shorten

  10. 132andBush

    struth

    #3099909, posted on July 8, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    Struth….are you cross?

    Not at all.

    Just revving up the easily revved up.
    And especially the sexist ones.

    We need a new thread.
    The “Like shooting fish in a barrel” thread.

  11. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    It is still a hellhole third world communist country with food rationing and no opportunities.

    I thought Numbers Bob described the country as Paradise?

  12. Stimpson. Stimpson.
    Where art thou Stimpson?

  13. dover_beach

    That’s fine, PM. But when you are the Wallaby fullback with 350,000 followers on Instagram and you put up a post with the same theme as the one year before – which turned into the biggest story in the country for about three weeks – is it fair to note that the post had nothing private about it? It was always going to explode, and so it did.

    The post was private in the relevant sense of expressing his own religious beliefs, just as going to church is a ‘private’ act even though it is done in fellowship with others. If people are imagining freedom of religion or speech is only private if we never manifest those beliefs in public and in association with others then I’m not sure what ‘freedom’ such a right actually entails.

    Nevertheless, I think Fitzsimmons confusion is instructive. He thinks that being restricted from ever manifesting our beliefs in the public square, whether by private or public law is consistent with religious freedom. This is what the ordinary urban bugman believes.

  14. notafan

    I thought Numbers Bob described the country as Paradise?

    With cheerful squalor and cheap lobster

  15. mh

    It is still a hellhole third world communist country with food rationing and no opportunities.

    Not according to Michael Moore, who’s documentaries we get to see on the ABC and SBS.

  16. notafan

    From where does Cuba get the money to subsidise limited food?

    The health tourism sector, the doctors they export?

    It can’t be from income taxes, not with average wages of $30 a month, whichj also puts the lobster dinner into perspective

    Average Wages Rise but Nobody in Cuba Lives on Their Salary

  17. notafan

    In remittances alone, more than three billion dollars arrives in Cuba every year.

    thanks Cuban diaspora!

    What did numbers call them?

  18. zyconoclast

    Israel’s First Straight Pride March a Success

    Do not lie with a male as one lies with a woman Leviticus 18:22 (The Israel Bible™)

  19. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    There have been six mining and quarry worker deaths in Queensland in the past 12 months, including four in the past six months. Most recently, a 27-year-old mine worker died at Baralaba in central Queensland on Sunday.

    And how many of these were women?

  20. zyconoclast

    ‘Smoking gun’: Huawei staff employment records link them to Chinese military agencies

    Analysis of CVs of Huawei employees appear to show ‘far closer links’ between the company and military-backed cyber agencies than previously thought

  21. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Kid for sale… pick up or delivery’: Australian parent sparks outrage after posting an extraordinary Gumtree advert offering their CHILD for $50

    A Darwin parent has listed their young child for sale on Gumtree for just $50
    Shocking post appeared on the marketplace website at 9pm on Saturday night
    A picture of the boy was featured in the post, along with exact pick-up address

    All right, which one of you lot wants to sell off surplus children?

  22. RobK

    Where art thou Stimpson?
    Don’t tell me he’s gone to cuba too?

  23. RobK

    on Gumtree for just $50
    We all know kids like that.

  24. None

    Septuagenarians outsourcing their Moral Compass to a 23 year old prostitute and single mother in a communist shithole. And then they wonder why they’re alone

  25. Oh come on

    A couple of recommendations:

    subscribe to this YouTube channel. It’s called the Ushanka Show. It’s a Ukrainian guy who moved to the US telling stories about what life was like in the USSR (mostly sounds pretty awful). Lots of interesting insights and experiences. Titles like KGB Also Makes Mistakes, Was It OK To Be Gay In Soviet Union? , Russians And Vodka and Watching Soviet TV in the Early 1980s. Lots more good content.

    And this one’s for the outdoor types: Advoko Makes. This guy is a Russian lawyer who takes his 4 week holiday every summer and heads to the woods where he lives off-grid and videos himself making and building all sorts of cool things using very primitive tools and the natural resources of the forest.

  26. Bubbles

    I have recovered, but remain traumatised by the mid-afternoon spectacle at my local supermarket.
    I am now a passionate supporter of SCOMO’s plan to introduce dimension based licencing fees for Spandex wearers.
    No society should be required to confront ………

  27. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Cassie and Ellie, that Song of Hope brought me to tears. Once you’ve been to Israel if you are non-Jewish, and felt the pride and spirit of it, understanding deepens.

  28. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Stimpy have one of his enforced regular disappears? Hope he is OK and back soon.

  29. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    I remain traumatized by these Canadian Maple Caramel lollies.
    Someone should take them away from me….
    Hairy busy having an argument with an NBN technician about cables into our place.

  30. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    No society should be required to confront ………

    Try bumcrack, with a winged skull tattooed over said bumcrack…

  31. Atoms for Peace

    One essential part of any aggrieved lefties tool box is a bellows that can be used to fire up the minutest spark of affected / confected outrage into a media bushfire. They’ve cried wolf so many times that it is turning the punters off.

  32. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    Kid for sale… pick up or delivery’

    Every parent feels like that for five minutes once in their lifetime.

    Fortunately, we get over it. It’s nothing serious.

  33. Oh come on

    1986 Escape From Chernobyl Fallout. A Train To Leningrad

    This is really interesting. The guy was in his senior year at school in 1986 and consequently had to stay in Kiev for his exams for a month after reactor 4 exploded, even while the younger years were evacuated. His pregnant chemistry teacher got the hell out early – AWOL.

  34. Knuckle Dragger

    Agreed Bubbles. I think it was Lorna Jane who quite rightly refused to sell their ‘active wear’ in sizes 14 and over.

    Any business concern that does needs to be burnt to the ground, and the remains sifted, mixed with water and the sludge fed to pigs.

  35. cohenite

    Newshub has on many occasions shown political bias in the way it reports on topical issues, but this latest effort has brought the contempt the editors there have for balanced reporting out into the open. The poll was on whether Jacinda Ardern should run for a second term as Prime Minister of New Zealand, and the result was an astounding No.

    93% against the AOC of the SH; who would have thought the Kiwis still have some sense.

  36. C.L.

    John Jarrett to sue the Daily Telegraph for defamation. Now run by fanatical imbeciles, the paper will be destroyed in these proceedings, as it was in the Geoffrey Rush case.

  37. RobK

    Chortle….
    https://thebelltowertimes.com/mr-freo-dockers-fan-2019/

    Cam never wanted a life of pain & misery for his boy so he waited until he was old enough to make an informed choice to support the Dockers. Finally, the boy was old enough to make bad decisions and Saturday was going to be his boys first derby.
    A month ago the Dockers’ racked up a couple of wins and the supporters were so bold to start forbidding each other from mentioning the “F word”; alas, the only F word that summed up their recent run is fucked as they reverted back to sucking arse like a tapeworm connoisseur.
    Regardless, Perth had been wetter than a cotton farmer’s crop on the Murray Darling and anything can happen in Derby clashes. Sadly, the Docker’s showed less guts than a vegan haggis festival and the game blew out like a prolapsed arsehole.

    ….
    RTWT😀

  38. Memoryvault

    Every parent feels like that for five minutes once in their lifetime.

    True, Lizzie.
    Marilyn dubbed it “the terrible two’s” when Number One son went through it.
    Number One son in turn, dubbed his daughter “Spawn of Satan” when she was at that age.
    And when the time came following his son’s birth, the kid was known for a while as as “Seed Of Evil”.

  39. Infidel Tiger

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Verified account

    @nntaleb

    The larger the corporation, the more likely it will try to screw citizens.
    Your local butcher, barber, grocer, and baker aren’t in the business of lobbying/manipulating science.
    Monsanto, Weapons makers, Pharma live off coersion, manipulation of science, & propaganda
    #Corporatism

  40. notafan

    John Jarrett to sue the Daily Telegraph for defamation.

    excellent

  41. C.L.

    Its former hardheadedness trumped by tingly #MeToo feelz, the Daily Telegraph put all its chips on Tracey Spicer and she will now cost them several million dollars.

  42. Boambee John

    Re the Bitchop “one-on-one” interviews proposal, didn’t Bob Hawke try the same thing soon after leaving Parliament? With notable lack of success?

    If Hawke couldn’t make a go of it, the Stick Insect has no hope.

  43. Robber Baron

    I have recovered, but remain traumatised by the mid-afternoon spectacle at my local supermarket.

    I did the early morning run in the hope that some active-wearing gym type women would be strutting around for some kale, but alas, no. Regrettably, the Preston South Woolies is devoid of all phuckable women. Only overweight, unkempt haired, battle-axes in ill-fitting attire roaming the isles. It’s no wonder the men there don’t even bother to shave or even wash, and that includes the wannabe tattooed hipster types.

    It’s a vision as I imagined of a world ruled by the Wong Chap would look like. Nothing but depressed men with nothing to live for shuffling aimlessly from aisle to aisle and entitled heifers taking more than their share of everything.

    I dare not look anyone in the eye. Never bring a bag else you spend way too much time there and might have an interaction with someone you would never want to talk with. Just get the bare essentials that you can carry in your hands, head for the express checkout and keep walking.

  44. “notafan
    #3099981, posted on July 8, 2019 at 3:36 pm
    John Jarrett to sue the Daily Telegraph for defamation.

    excellent”

    Agree.

  45. Infidel Tiger

    The Telegraph and Herald Sun have always been terrible newspapers. They’ve only got worse as the adults who previously worked there died of cirrhosis of the liver.

  46. None

    Bringing down Tracey Spicer at the same time as b**** slapping the Daily Telegraph. Awesome. Must check Mark latham’s feed he’s been calling out Tracey Spicer for the smear merchant liar that she is for years.

  47. Robber Baron. Obviously your attraction techniques are inadequate.

    Have you tried the pick up line of “wannaroot?” while holding you crotch?

  48. pete m

    Living in paradise as I do I am quite blessed with a local shopping centre with a bevy of beauties at attendance whenever I attend – any time day or night.
    Just this weekend, at 7am, nice blonde lass in gym gear – long pants but crop top struggling mightily – despite the cold, was busily trying to extract items from deep within her car boot, bent over … I thought she genuinely needed help but resisted.
    Then there are the occasions of volunteering on the beach in summer …

  49. Slim Cognito

    I have to say that womens active wear is simultaneously the best thing ever invented and the worst thing ever invented, depending on who is wearing it.

  50. Sean

    Seems like standard fake news to claim a successful centre-right candidate was ‘underestimated’ whenever they win the election.

    More like: we dismissed their platform and outside our own bubble couldn’t comprehend how they could win.

  51. “She was then contacted by journalist Tracey Spicer who led the push for Australian woman to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse in a similar manner to the Me Too movement in the US, which brought down Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein.”

    “Then Tracey Spicer contacted me and in no way did she encourage me to go forward but I felt I finally had some proper support,” she said.

    As Mark Latham so eloquently described the well known smear merchant….”Dick Tracey” Spicer……she who acts as judge, jury and executioner. Unbelievable that the Telegraph allowed themselves to be duped by this pernicious woman. They deserve to pay up big time…but so does Dick Tracey.

  52. Cassie of Sydney

    ” They’ve only got worse as the adults who previously worked there died of cirrhosis of the liver.”

    Agree..those old timers could write…they knew defamation laws and they were journalists…not activists.

  53. Memoryvault

    I thought she genuinely needed help but resisted.

    Believe it or not, Pete, but that’s just like the gardening section of my local Bunnings store on sunny weekday mornings. I’m no gardener, but I always check it out, even if I’m there to buy plywood.

  54. Mitch M.

    And one for Mitch:

    DMT: You Cannot Imagine a Stranger Drug or a Stranger Experience

    Thanks Cohenite. Just last week I saw some headlines that DMT is might be produced in our brains. Regarding all the experiences people have on hallucinogens I have a mundane reply: it’s just the drugs, enjoy the trip and forget about explaining it.

    https://beckleyfoundation.org/2017/07/05/do-our-brains-produce-dmt-and-if-so-why/

  55. Knuckle Dragger

    MV,

    Word.

    Weekday mornings at the hammer shop are, for want of a better phrase (or not) an untapped resource.

    Good work, that man.

  56. Knuckle Dragger

    Bloody hell Baron.

    Preston South Woollies. What you described would be primo crumpet in that part of town. You’d get better scenery at the tip.

  57. cohenite

    it’s just the drugs, enjoy the trip and forget about explaining it

    .

    Yeah, poor old Timothy Leary, if he’d survived until DMT he could have met the inhabitants the higher consciousness reveals. I wonder what he would have made of them?

  58. Memoryvault

    an untapped resource.

    Too true, Knuckles.
    Who would have guessed?

  59. wivenhoe

    Preston South Woollies

    OK, KD, forgive my ignorance , but where is Preston South?

  60. None

    You’d get better scenery at the tip.

    I was one walking through my local shopping centre once while a bunch of women – probably around their 50s – were giving a line dancing demo. I thought they looked pretty good for their age in their jeans and boots and as I walk through the little crowd that had gathered to watch I passed by two men, straggly oily hair, one unshaven, both totally unkempt, one with a gut hanging right over his worn vinyl beltEd jeans who were also watching and I caught one of them saying ” look at the fat ass on that one” so I quickly turned around and said somewhat loudly ” Gee, have you had a look in the mirror lately, mate” and kept walking.
    I think of those two guys every time I hear middle aged man complaining about the local talent. Cos I’m betting you’re no eye candy. 😚

  61. notafan

    That said – don’t declare that moratorium just yet. When prominent British socialists call for mass nationalisations, when they call for price controls and capital controls, when they deride the rule of law as a mere “bourgeois” construct that only serves “the elites” – then yes, it is absolutely fair to point out that this is exactly what happened in Venezuela. Here, we’re not talking about some allegorical “Venezuela”, but about the actual country, and about specific things that happened there. These are the very policies, and this is the very mindset, which turned what was once South America’s richest country into a basket case. This argument may not “resonate with people” – but it’s true.

    Further to that: when socialists claim that “their” version of socialism will be completely different from any of its previous incarnations, that it will be genuinely democratic, empowering, grassroots-based and non-hierarchical – then it is fair to point that this is exactly what the Chavistas also used to say

    .

    How, and how not, to use the ‘V-word’

  62. Memoryvault

    None
    #3100020, posted on July 8, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    None,
    The most “attractive” Lady I have encountered in many a long year, was right here at the Cat.
    And I have never even seen her.

  63. Knuckle Dragger

    wivenhoe,

    It’s south of Preston.

    ….

    It’s a suburb of northern Melbourne full of burglars, half-way houses for parolees, houso flats and the largest and most well-attended mosk in that fair city.

    An ideal place if you want your car stolen, become the next reason for some vacant-eyed slag’s latest application for Centrelink cash, or just a good old-fashioned punch on with a shirtless, wiry bogan over who shotgunned the last Woodstock and cola can.

  64. Grigory M

    Yairs – well – 4 hours and a page turn late is more than a bit pointless to me.

    I have another vintage fishing rod to refurbish – and a golf handicap to maintain.

    Will send regards by email at Xmas/New Year.

    Cheers, Sinc.

  65. Mark A

    wivenhoe
    #3100019, posted on July 8, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    Preston South Woollies

    but where is Preston South?

    Lucky for you it’s in far away Melbournistan.

  66. Gilas

    Oh silly me,
    I would never have taken nota, None and Cassie for embittered harridans.
    Not on this blog, anyway.
    But they are making a red-hot go for it.

    Well… as they say, one has to keep an open mind.
    Live and learn.

  67. None

    I would never have taken nota, None and Cassie for embittered harridans.

    Such a tired standard repost from yet another flog. As long as it’s somebody else’s daughter ay?

  68. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘One with a gut hanging over his worn vinyl beltEd jeans’

    How very shallow.

    If that gentleman had a nice leather belt holding together a smart Best and Less ensemble you might not have been so quick to hand out a bit of hot tongue.

    Oh, and I know it’s poor darts to do it to yourself, but what the hell. PHRASING.

    (H/t Archer)

  69. wivenhoe

    Lucky for you it’s in far away Melbournistan.

    Thank you, maybe there is a good reason why I do not go to Melbourne, and fly my daughter and grandchildren back to Queensland to visit.

  70. Beachcomber

    dover_beach at 3:58 pm
    Be Defiant, Support Pride!

    From the comments:

    “He gazed up at the enormous pride flag. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of globohomo joys were hidden beneath the bright colours. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved pride.”

  71. 10 good things about Dannograd (previously known as Melbournistan):

    1. Umm, err …

  72. None

    If that gentleman had a nice leather belt holding together a smart Best and Less ensemble you might not have been so quick to hand out a bit of hot tongue.

    Take a bet?

  73. egg_

    Donald Trump reportedly labelled ‘clumsy and inept’ in leaked cables from UK ambassador

    Diplomat has his knickers in a knot?

  74. struth

    As long as it’s somebody else’s daughter ay?

    Men’s fault again.
    She’s an adult.
    You’re a sexist.

  75. Cassie:

    ” They’ve only got worse as the adults who previously worked there died of cirrhosis of the liver.”
    Agree..those old timers could write…they knew defamation laws and they were journalists…not activists.

    Used to regularly read the Tele, but three or so years ago, it started the Leftward drift.
    I assume by now that the SS Telegraph just goes in circles?

  76. Mitch M.

    Yeah, poor old Timothy Leary, if he’d survived until DMT he could have met the inhabitants the higher consciousness reveals. I wonder what he would have made of them?

    Leary did a lot of damage because at the time there were active research programs into what are now illegal drugs but he scared the authorities so much they shut it all down. It’s taken 50 years to fix that and now there are active research programs for LSD, psilocybin, MDMA, cannabinoids, and ketamine has just been approved for depression treatment; though I think the latter is a stupid and dangerous idea.

  77. None

    He’s a septuagenarian from the richest country in the world who can afford cigars and trips to Cuba. She’s a 23 year old single mother that has barely left her neighbourhood in a communist s*******.
    Tell me about sexism again, struth.

  78. Dr Fred Lenin

    Gender ,there are two only ,xx chromosomes who give birth to the young ,and xy who fertilize the eggs ,thats it ,end of story . Any other confusions are psychological and subject to changes ,real gender is ireversible ,you may or may not breed thats your choice ,but if you are born male or female you are stuck with it no matter how much you fool yourself .

  79. struth

    Just admit it None.
    We’ve all known from the “I’ve got a vested interest in the welfare of children because I am a woman” days.

    It bothers us not.
    Live and let live , I say, and I agree with nearly all your comments.
    But a sexist you are.
    Embittered toward men.
    I can deal with it, can you?

  80. Knuckle Dragger

    ‘Men’s fault again.
    She’s an adult.’

    Exactly. Exactumundo.

    If we’re all about blame, then let’s start throwing some the way of the people who stood by and let their daughters grow into cellulite-laden foul-mouthed tax-eating stinking blame-shifting useless skanks.

    Their parents.

  81. struth

    He’s a septuagenarian from the richest country in the world who can afford cigars and trips to Cuba. She’s a 23 year old single mother that has barely left her neighbourhood in a communist s*******.
    Tell me about sexism again, struth.

    It is rather embarrassing watching the veil fall.

    They’re both adults, None.

  82. Tell me about sexism again,

    Where to start?

    Dr. Fred provides technical detail.

    Simply put, we have those with dicks and those with wombs.
    At this stage in time, replacement and substitute parts are somewhat limited.

  83. None

    Oh god ate you still going on about that struth? And you want to call the women here embitteted? Tell you what, strith. Prostitution is legal in Australia. When you force your teenage granddaughter to do work experience in a brothel, come and talk to me about sexism, you fuckwit.

  84. None

    Knuckle Dragger

    #3100049, posted on July 8, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    Are you talking about the mother of your child again, Knuckles? All about you were hoping to knock off the other week? Let me repeat: clean your room.

  85. struth

    Oh god ate you still going on about that struth? And you want to call the women here embitteted? Tell you what, strith. Prostitution is legal in Australia. When you force your teenage granddaughter to do work experience in a brothel, come and talk to me about sexism, you fuckwit.

    Oh dear.
    Pure hysteria.
    Now what was that about my literacy again?

    I recommend Bex and a good lie down.

  86. bespoke

    None
    #3099813, posted on July 8, 2019 at 12:38 pm
    I don’t belong in a kitchen struth. That’s your stupid tradition. It’s not mine.

    I don’t think you belong in a kitchen, None

  87. None

    incoherent rambler

    #3100051, posted on July 8, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Indeed, even an eight-year-old can understand it. Some of the alleged adults on this blog, not so much.

  88. Knuckle Dragger

    And the veil falls further. Rage-fuelled typos and the preconceived bias now directed at any penis owner.

    Sigh. Every time.

  89. None

    Get back in your shed struth. You might learn something from that bag of hammers.

  90. Memoryvault

    None,

    Don’t argue with Struth.
    Otherwise he’ll call you an arsehole and then demand that you apologise that he did.

  91. Dr Fred Lenin

    The Herald Sun journos of the past in Flinders Street contacted their cirrohsis at the Duke of Wellington Hotel near the offices . The late Great Lou Richards made a fortune out of them .
    Now they are at Southbank I suppose the hundreds of latte places reap a fair bit of their income . Seems they dont write the truth when they are not pissed .

  92. None

    any penis owner.

    lovingly gazing at pictures of appendages doesn’t make you an owner, Knuckles.

  93. Gilas

    Such a tired standard repost from yet another flog. As long as it’s somebody else’s daughter ay?

    Suspicion confirmed, once more, not that it was ever in doubt.

    Agree with KD and Struthers, women are never wrong.
    Though I’d love to see None defend the Cuban hottie if they were competing for the same guy.
    Hypocrisy is not the sole preserve of the retarded left.

  94. bespoke

    and children around.

  95. None

    Seems they dont write the truth when they are not pissed .

    Word.

  96. Knuckle Dragger

    Not talking about the ex-Mrs KD, dear.

    She’s The Skank. Not a skank. A subtle difference.

    And you might want to retry your last sentence. Doesn’t make sense.

  97. Eyrie

    “Thank you, maybe there is a good reason why I do not go to Melbourne, and fly my daughter and grandchildren back to Queensland to visit.”
    Wivenhoe, can you extract them permanently from that communist shithole?

  98. None

    Though I’d love to see None defend the Cuban hottie if they were competing for the same guy.

    I have no need to compete for any guy, Gilas. I’m very happy with my own.

  99. None

    The last sentence was a reference to that barmaid you were trying to pick up the other week, Knuckles. Why Cats feel the need to tell us about their sexual exploits (or kack thereof) is beyond me.

  100. bespoke

    sexual exploits (or kack thereof) is beyond me.

    LOL!

  101. struth

    None demands equality for women, but not equality of responsibility, MV.

    She’s having a meltdown in having it pointed out to her.

    That’s because she is a sexist.

    But I’m really ok with that.

    See, I live by my own moral values, and as long as your racism, sexism, or any other ism doesn’t hurt anyone who cares?
    I agree with most of what she writes, but as we can plainly see, women very much care about their social status within their group and can lose all perspective when they perceive a threat to it.
    Hysteria.
    She is a sexist, and I’m fine with that, and it doesn’t mean I don’t like her.

    You on the other hand………………………….have held a grudge about something I can’t even remember for so long now, I don’t know what to say to you, other than get over it.

    It’s just a blog.

  102. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    From my local medical centre – the latest piece of tokenism.

    They’ve had a poster there, for some time, displaying “An Apology to the Indigenous People of Australia,”
    but the latest is an ornate plaque acknowledging “the wisdom of the tribal elders, past, present and future” and that “it’s a privelge to be standing on Ballardong land.”

    FMD.

  103. bespoke

    notafan
    #3099919, posted on July 8, 2019 at 2:06 pm
    short memories here too

    pretty sure was mostly blokes warning beaugy to be careful when he first announced he met Maria in Cuba

    About the kid yes. In a calm rational manner and the Doc responded the same way to the those concerns.

  104. John Constantine

    Of all the people you know that will die of senescence in the next ten years, if it wasn’t for State imposed superstition, a worthwhile percentage could have been spared significant suffering if plant based compounds had been legal to turn into medications decades ago.

    No rocket science or futurism involved, just state sponsored superstition killing millions.

    Comrades.

  105. bespoke

    Going to water just because there view gets affirmed is what gets men and women into trouble.

  106. John Constantine

    A cup of Coca tea in the hands of a tattooed teletubby, cost sweet f.a.

    Takes away the hunger pains that cheat the proles of the benefits of fasting and dieting.

    All the Big Pharma billions spent on chemicals that make undigested food blurt out ya trumpet to stop weight gain, and frankenfoods of no nutritional value at all, and our streets look like jurassic park where only the porkasaurus made it onto Noahs Ark.

    Couldn’t let the proles just make a coca-cuppa and slim down on the cheap.

    No brown paper bags of cash for that.

    Comrades.

  107. Mitch M.

    but the latest is an ornate plaque acknowledging “the wisdom of the tribal elders, past, present and future” and that “it’s a privelge to be standing on Ballardong land.”

    Let me know when aboriginal activists proclaim it is a privilege to experience modern medicine, technology, transport, entertainment, and housing.

  108. Geriatric Mayfly

    but the latest is an ornate plaque acknowledging “the wisdom of the tribal elders, past, present and future” and that “it’s a privelge to be standing on Ballardong land.”

    Time’s running out. This wisdom thingy has always been in short supply as I look back over the years. Because it can now be automatically acquired in the future (by some) there’s still a chance then that I will get my share.

  109. Memoryvault

    have held a grudge about something I can’t even remember for so long now, I don’t know what to say to you, other than get over it.

    No grudge. I’m very selective about my grudges, and Struth is not one of them.
    But Struth called me an arsehole and then vowed and declared he would never speak to me again until I apologised to him because he called me an arsehole.

    Since you are addressing me about this you are obviously not Struth who is a man of his word, so I don’t know who you are. It’s all very confusing.

  110. Mark A

    bespoke
    #3100078, posted on July 8, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    About the kid yes. In a calm rational manner and the Doc responded the same way to the those concerns.

    Exactly bespoke.

  111. Atoms for Peace

    How does blockchain work with oral history?

  112. Muddy

    Did we find out how Baldrick is? Has he been around recently?

  113. struth

    A man of his word is one thing.

    A man with a memory for the inane ramblings on a blog and also of his word may be another matter.

    I have a busy life so excuse me if I don’t remember everything on a blog.

    I’m only here today because I have a wicked flu.

  114. wivenhoe

    Wivenhoe, can you extract them permanently from that communist shithole?

    Unfortunately, Eyrie , that can not happen just yet, they went there for work on contract, which does not expire until November 2020. Unfortunately, the grandchildren have to endure the same crap. I bring them here as often as I can, like school holidays and stuff, and they ask me to find a way for them to stay, so sad, but out of my hands.

  115. Knuckle Dragger

    Struth,

    ‘I agree with most of what she writes’

    #metoo. Sigh. I know right? That’s what makes her hot-button issue an erupting volcano so disappointing. I remember the old ‘I’m a chick so I care more about kids than men’ too. Couldn’t quite work it out, but as Four Leaf regularly discovers you can’t hide from previous statements.

    In amongst the garble there was something about forcing your grandkids into prostitution. Dunno what that’s about but whatever it is has clearly set her on an anti-men course.

    Note well those on the receiving end of hardship are always ‘someone else’s daughter’. Never someone else’s son.

  116. Top Ender

    Zulu, tell them they have a week to take it down, or you will be taking your custom elsewhere – to somewhere that doesn’t display political posters in their waiting room.

  117. Notafan

    Are you speaking for yourself bespoke or for the collective?

    I’m not going to roll the tape, but it was before the little one made an appearance in the narrative.

  118. Memoryvault

    I bring them here as often as I can, like school holidays and stuff, and they ask me to find a way for them to stay, so sad, but out of my hands.

    School of Distance Education, Wivenhoe.
    Very active here in QLD, and pretty-much all online now.

  119. bespoke

    What collective? Nota.

  120. Notafan

    Giles only appears to slag off female commenters.

    I’m inclined to think he is a grig puppet

  121. I have a busy life so excuse me if I don’t remember everything on a blog.

    I’m hard pressed to remember which blog, never mind which thread, or which ID, said something.

  122. MatrixTransform

    struth at #3099707, posted on July 8, 2019 at 11:04 am

    you canny bastard.

    sometimes the less said, the more spoken.

  123. None

    A man with a memory for the inane ramblings on a blog and also of his word may be another matter.

    that would be you struth and your continual harping about something I said God knows years ago. Projecting much?

  124. Atoms for Peace

    How do reproductive geneticists advise the gender fluid of hereditary diseases?

  125. Notafan

    Rephrased. Are you bespoje speaking on behalf of all the males who said beware the woman with the implications beaugy was being set up for a scam of some description.

    Nothing to go with the daughter.

    The first time they met there was a bloke in the picture.

  126. Robber Baron

    Adam Goodes read a children’s story on ABC’s Play School Abboriginal propaganda week. No non-abboriginals have appeared on the show. ABC IS RACIST. But we all know that.

  127. bespoke

    ‘I agree with most of what she writes’

    I think it’s all an excuse to ramp up the the hysteria.

  128. struth

    KD, it’s why women should be respected, looked after, but never given positions of power.

    As we see, a fine mind like None’s, and I truly mean that, is “hampered by hormones”, so to speak.

    The melt down we have just witnessed is a feminine reaction to a subject that scares women.
    Male abuse.
    Decent western males do not abuse women, and Dr BG is not doing so, but the thought that he might, even if the women is begging for it, throws any rationale about her role in this, out the window.

    Emotion over logic.
    Understandable emotion over logic, but emotion over logic all the same.
    Women don’t want equality as much as they want security.
    Every time.

  129. Gotta say, I’m struggling to rationalise the hate-on that is being piled onto Dr BG.
    It seems to be totally without a rationale.

  130. Mark A

    but it was before the little one made an appearance in the narrative.

    Sorry to butt in but the whole warning business started with the little girl.
    Maria came after. About her there was an other line of discussion.

    From memory Dr BG said ‘I have a girlfriend, she is 11’

  131. bespoke

    I always speak for myself Nota.

  132. Notafan

    Oh the other little girl.

    There were warnings about Maria too.

    Got Johanna fired up.

  133. Notafan

    Good to know bespoke.

  134. Roger

    “it’s a privelge to be standing on Ballardong land.”

    Let’s see the title deed then.

  135. bespoke

    What Grand Wizard Mark A of the collective said.

  136. Gilas

    Giles only appears to slag off female commenters.

    I’m inclined to think he is a grig puppet

    It’s Gilas, Nota.
    And no, I’ve had several “open and frank exchange of ideas” with the old Perpetual Motion, Griggsie, iampeter, the late Hammie, Harkzer etc.. etc.. ie. the real trolls.
    But keep trying, you’ll get there eventually…

  137. Roger

    Zulu, do the medical centre owners realise they’ve set up their very profitable business on stolen land?

    What compensation are they paying to the Ballardong nation?

    Demand justice!

  138. Cassie of Sydney

    “I would never have taken nota, None and Cassie for embittered harridans.”

    In one day here I’ve been called a “frightbat” and now an “embittered harridan”….just because I, along with None and Nota, profess concern about BG’s “Doctor in Havana” frolic…or farce…I am yet to determine exactly what it is that he is up to in old Havana town…I suppose he imagines himself as a reincarnated Hemingway…..anyway my hackles were raised yesterday when he admitted that he knew NOTHING, NADA, ZILCH about Maria’s daughter’s father…..it hadn’t occurred to him to ask/enquire of Maria just where her daughter’s father might be. If I had just met a man who had a daughter living with him….I would ask a few basic questions….like where is the mother…you know….all the boring stuff…..YADA YADA YADA. I don’t know about some of you blokes…it’s like you’re all getting off on Dr BG’s Havana frolics…and you smear us because we dare to ask questions. Maybe I am beginning to believe in toxic masculinity!

    Well since I am now a registered frightbat…I had better inform Tim Blair that he’s got another woman to add to the list. I hope you all vote for me.

  139. Knuckle Dragger

    Mark A,

    Yep. That’s what he said. ‘I have a girlfriend. She is 11.’

    And was warned by a few here about the perception of being a furrin p3do,as opposed to telling him off for bring an actual one. And that was it. The nose ring lady was another matter, and that’s the one which hyped up the hyped-up punters.

    And once again to bring out the Captain Brigadier-General Obvious – anyone that engages in nasty behaviour involving kiddies and then brags about it anywhere, let alone this blog should be shot where he stands for sheer stupidity.

    But it wasn’t that. It was BG letting people know he’d found a friend. That’s it.

    The poor young lass in question has become the cow that started that Great Chicago Fire, and she doesn’t even know it. The whole exercise has been an instructive lesson in how misplaced emotions explode like a Syrian fuel tanker at a Mardi Gras.

  140. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    Let me know when aboriginal activists proclaim it is a privilege to experience modern medicine, technology, transport, entertainment, and housing.

    Geoffrey Blainey summed it all up well – “Two cultures came face to face on that momentous day, in 1770. One had never discovered how to boil water, the other had just invented the steam engine.”

  141. Muddy

    Respect.

    For American Airlines passenger David Darrow, flying during the Fourth of July holiday weekend this year was an emotional, eye-opening experience he will never forget.

    Darrow explained on Facebook that he was flying to be with his family over the holiday weekend. When he boarded the flight, he was agitated and frustrated.

    “Yesterday I took a 10:00am flight from Phoenix to Charlotte and it was the most emotionally draining flight I have ever taken. I have never cried so much for someone I did not know as I did yesterday. I boarded highly aggravated and angry. (If you fly all a lot you’ll understand holiday travel: it’s absolutely madness),” Darrow wrote.

    As Darrow sat stewing in his seat, the airplane pilot asked the passengers to pause for a moment of silence. Darrow became even more annoyed.

    “I thought ‘Now what? And I got even more angry because I was going to miss my connection,’” he wrote. “And then this happened.”

    Darrow posted a series of heartbreaking photos that showed the airline ground crew loading a casket onto the plane. The box was draped in an American flag with the words “Handle With Extreme Care” attached to the side.

    Darrow realized why the pilot had asked for a moment of silence and instantly felt his emotions shift from angry to ashamed and humbled.

    “This soldier, who died in Afghanistan! Was being flown home to North Carolina on our flight,” Darrow wrote.

    “You see this is what the 4th July is about. This is why we are free to argue over a stupid athlete and a stupid pair of tennis shoes. It about a sacrifice of men and women who since 1776 have laid down there lives so I can eat hotdogs and drink beer and watch fireworks.”

    The entire plane was overwhelmed with sadness, Darrow said, including the pilot, a veteran himself, who had to make the announcement.

    “The captain came out of the cockpit and address the passenger in person. He was a guy who also served and his four kids are currently serving and he did not keep it together and we all cried. The entire flight I looked at the floor of the plane crying as I knew this fine gentleman is down there so I can sit here and eat dumb peanuts.”

    “I felt guilty and so sad. My problems seemed trivial,” Darrow said. “Here I was flying home to be with my family for the 4th. Here he was going to with his family to be buried on the 4th.”

    “I wanted to share this because it is a 4th of July I will never forget. My problems melted away and I was so proud of America and American Airlines for showing so much respect,” he wrote.

    During our own carefree Fourth of July festivities, Darrow asked that people remember the anonymous soldier who died on America’s behalf.

    “Please keep his family in your thoughts today,” Darrow concluded. “Because somewhere in North Carolina a family is burying there son, dad, brother, sisters and his mother are saying goodbye today.”

    Liftable, a section of The Western Journal, has reached out to David Darrow for comment but has not yet received a response. We will update this article if and when we do.

  142. egg_

    The Prince of Whales*

    Still suffering s combination of TDS and perseveration?

    Poor ol’ Nambers is suffering from both TDS and NDS (Nam Derangement Syndrome).
    What an affliction.

  143. Knuckle Dragger

    The poor Kooban girl in question has unknowingly become the cow that started the Great Chicago Fire.

    This whole exercise has been instructive as to how unchecked, misplaced emotions run high and explode like a Syrian fuel tanker at a Mardi Gras.

  144. struth

    Don’t worry Cassie, there’s a little bit of frightbat in all women.

    Much less in our Catallaxy women, who are the cream of the crop, but even so, fright battiness sometimes comes to the for as it did with this Cuban saga.

  145. Notafan

    Gilas

    Yes well autocorrect.

    I note you only appeared today to say nasty exaggerated things about women.

    It’s certainly a characteristic I recognise.

  146. bespoke

    Hysteria knitting circle.
    Frightbat fight club.
    Knicker twisters.

    Pick one Cassie
    😜

  147. Notafan

    Btw I’d like to know exactly what I said above Maria or beaugy that was frighbattery and harradinish.

  148. None

    This whole exercise has been instructive as to how unchecked, misplaced emotions run high and explode like a Syrian fuel tanker at a Mardi Gras.

    Dear god and struth wants to accuse us women of hysteria. *rolls eyes*

  149. egg_

    I’m struggling to rationalise the hate-on that is being piled onto Dr BG.

    Particularly if he’s just amusing himself on a South Seas cruise, avoiding Grigs and ‘Mother” at the salad bar.

  150. cohenite

    USA MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES
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    https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/scec/records#status (which no longer works but this one does: http://www.netstate.com/states/tables/st_temp.htm

  151. bespoke

    Hi Delta A. What’s up?

  152. Tel

    Gotta say, I’m struggling to rationalise the hate-on that is being piled onto Dr BG.
    It seems to be totally without a rationale.

    Only from None. No one else cares.

    The Cuban Central Planning Office could offer a great tourism deal: you get a pretty girl, in a blue dress, with a box of cigars … it’s called the “Presidential Package” and they doctor up the paperwork to make all the receipts into tax deductible charitable donations with a speaking tour thrown in.

  153. struth

    Dear god and struth wants to accuse us women of hysteria. *rolls eyes*

    No, in this case, just you.
    The other girls didn’t lose their shit.

  154. Roger

    Thanks for that, Muddy.

    My son just missed out on a tour of Afghanistan because the doc put him on medication to help quit smoking, a habit he picked up on a previous tour.

  155. Cassie of Sydney

    “bespoke
    #3100127, posted on July 8, 2019 at 6:32 pm
    Hysteria knitting circle.
    Frightbat fight club.
    Knicker twisters.

    Pick one Cassie😜”

    Zionist Frightbat fight club…

  156. None

    Only from None. No one else cares.

    God if you think I’ve got a hate on on Dr BG you guys are really demented. I have not expressed anything here that others have not also expressed. Y’all really need to see someone about those mummy issues.

  157. John Constantine

    Credlin doing a bit on the my health record debacle.

    Mygov account needed to even look.

    People finding out wrong data typed in.

    Military grade Security at storage level, but six hundred thousand Australians at the access level can peek.

  158. Delta A

    I’m free, bespoke, after five weeks in hospitals following a below knee amputation of right leg.

    It’s great to feel (semi) normal again.

  159. Notafan

    Good to see you alive and kicking Delta A.

  160. bespoke

    Delta A get hopping mad when the Cat children play. And you’ll no when she puts her foot down.

  161. Cassie of Sydney

    “Delta A
    #3100142, posted on July 8, 2019 at 6:40 pm”

    I hope you’re recovering well.

  162. bespoke

    I have been thinking of you Delta A. Is the family holding up OK?

  163. egg_

    We’ve all been busy in teh Catallaxy Men’s Shed turning dildos for charity.

  164. egg_

    SHY required a bigger log.

  165. struth

    Don’t try and twist it, None.

    You didn’t like the idea of equality of responsibility, and we were pointing it out.

    The old female trick of trying to change the discussion into something else won’t work here.
    You’re a sexist.
    Deal with it.
    Either you don’t want equality or you do.
    But your acting like the broad who wants equality but still wants the men to pick up the check.

  166. Cassie of Sydney

    “But your acting like the broad who wants equality but still wants the men to pick up the check.”

    Well what’s wrong with that?

  167. None

    Good to see you, Delta, and glad to hear you’re doing well.

  168. struth

    Well what’s wrong with that?

    Just about as funny as the video you just posted.

  169. Roger

    I’m free, bespoke, after five weeks in hospitals following a below knee amputation of right leg.

    Time to put your best foot forward, Delta.

    May you have a speedy recovery with no complications.

  170. None

    Well what’s wrong with that?

    Exactly.😊

  171. struth

    Are you going to get one of those bouncy attachments that’ll make you run real fast, Delta A?

  172. Gilas

    I note you only appeared today to say nasty exaggerated things about women.

    No Nota, there were entertaining exchanges between DrBG and several others, informative and very funny. Then some of you decide to pour cold water, take an imaginary moral high ground, criticise endlessly and insult the exchangers, ascribing motives and attitudes that would make a demented leftard proud.

    We often criticise puritans and their attitudes in this blog ie. that someone, somewhere, somehow, is having a good time and must be stopped. I thought that would be limited to trolls and non-cats/kittens.

    I was wrong.

    But don’t worry, I’ll continue to enjoy the entertainment here, despite you and your ilk.
    End of discussion.

  173. Pedro the Ignorant

    Wow,
    Dropped in at the Cat on my from the shed to the beer fridge and see that the gels are still cranky.

    Back to the shed, beer in hand.

    That tool box won’t sort itself out, and there is a 10mm socket gone missing somewhere.

    Carry on.

  174. Herodotus

    I like Sky after dark!
    But nothing guarantees that I turn off, even if it’s Credlin, like having Nicholas Reece appear.
    He just did.
    I turned off.

  175. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    I’m free, bespoke, after five weeks in hospitals following a below knee amputation of right leg.

    All good wishes for a full recovery, Delta.

  176. Fat Tony

    Notafan
    #3100143, posted on July 8, 2019 at 6:41 pm
    Good to see you alive and kicking Delta A.

    That was a tad unsensitive Nota.

    Good to have you back Delta A – hope all goes well from here on.

  177. None

    A more universal home downsizer super scheme would benefit both retirees and homebuyers, supporters say.

    yep force you into a dog box so developers can take your property and put three even tiny a dog boxes on it because you see Australia is just running out of land. FFS.

  178. Spider

    It sometimes seems like every second person nowadays appearing on an ABC panel claims to be an aboriginal.

    When was the last time The Drum had a full blood aboriginal on, I wonder? What do they make of all these faux aboriginals?

  179. None

    The 10mm socket rolled under the workbench, Pedro.

  180. Memoryvault

    Hi Delta.
    Good to have you back.
    Don’t forget to always put your best foot forward . . .

    Otherwise you will fall down.

  181. None

    Gilas

    #3100156, posted on July 8, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Sanctimonious little shit.

  182. egg_

    “completely and utterly dopey” opinions.

    Sayeth he who knocked up the Help.
    Sad.

  183. Zulu Kilo Two Alpha

    What do they make of all these faux aboriginals?

    I’ve had the priveledge of listening to a “full bloods” opinion of two faux aboriginals. “Here. Here’s my scars. I’ve taken the law. Where’s your’s? Bloody yella fella’s, that’s all you are!” (He’d just “rung my shed” to the tune of 200 sheep a day, and I’ll take my hat off to anyone who can do that, black, white or purple with green spots.)

  184. MatrixTransform

    because you see women can also travel to Cuba and pick up really hot virile young men

    lol

    …wait what yr serious?

    hmmm…LOL

  185. Gilas

    Sanctimonious little shit.

    Women always have to have the last word, eh?

    On to my scroll-by list you go, slag!!

  186. California 134°F July 10, 1913

    Ferkenhot.

  187. Memoryvault

    Zionist Frightbat fight club…

    Sorry Cassie,
    But the “advice” in that video would only be of use to a woman able to practice the moves every day -like someone in the military, for instance.

    There are much simpler and better strategies available for Miss or Mrs Average Lady.

  188. None

    Women always have to have the last word, eh?

    On to my scroll-by list you go, slag!!

    As someone noted above: we are exposing quite a few little sexist pricks today, aren’t we.

  189. Knuckle Dragger

    Gilas, 6.52 pm;

    +1.

    I’m sure I can find a clip to post of blokes kicking chicks fair in the box.

    Let’s see where all the smiley emojis go then.

  190. egg_

    Jordan Peterson would probably find the responses to DrBG’s Cuban escapade highly entertaining.

  191. bespoke

    Delta A

    If to soon I’m very sorry.

  192. Roger

    …“completely and utterly dopey” opinions.

    Listening to Barnaby on religious freedom is like watching a cow contemplate a new gate or an Australian banker getting to grips with Ethics 101.

  193. Muddy

    Welcome back Delta.
    To fill you in: Some weeks back there was a frothing discussion about shaving or not shaving private bits. That discussion seems to be ongoing. (Not knowing anything about anything, I’ve left it to the experts).

  194. Gab

    Delta A, you are one tough, courageous woman! Hoping that recovery and physio go very well for you xx

  195. Delta A

    Thanks, everyone.

    I surprised myself by opting for an epidural for the operation, which meant that I was awake for all of it apart from the yucky noisy bit when they kindly lulled me into oblivion. This meant that I felt great immediately after, eating dinner and phoning family.

    The month of rehab was very strenuous, with gym sessions three times each day. But I feel great and very confident with transferring and getting about. Best Man has been the gem I always knew he was, renovating the bathroom, installing ramps and bars – anything to hasten my discharge.

    It’s great to be back, and keep those tasteless jokes coming. 🙂

  196. Women always have to have the last word, eh?

    That depends on how much sherry you give the old dears.

  197. max

    Free, Delta ? Good work. Hope you achieved it with one bound.

  198. Mitch M.

    When was the last time The Drum had a full blood aboriginal on, I wonder? What do they make of all these faux aboriginals?

    Did you notice the contradiction when she said … aboriginals have the answers and we want to be on an equal footing … ?

  199. Roger

    Actually, that may be unfair to cows.

  200. egg_

    Diary’s exclusive revelations last week about Julie Bishop’s ambitious plans to become Australia’s answer to Oprah Winfrey have not won a ringing endorsement from commercial networks.

    Walking with Skeletor ain’t a ratings winner?
    Strike me pink!

  201. Notafan

    Matrix

    Did you read the article mh linked? Apparently the men are very beautiful and to be had for the price of a mojito..
    .

  202. Knuckle Dragger

    Yup. That’s the ticket.

    Benny Hill-like krav maga chicks kicking blokes in the testicles. But that’s funny, right?

    What was that line again? Oh yeah, have to get the accent right though….

    ‘as long as it’s somebody else’s daughter, ay’

    Oh.

  203. None

    Delta – how is the recovery going. Do you you have to wait long before you can get a prosthesis fitted?

  204. None

    Did you read the article mh linked? Apparently the men are very beautiful and to be had for the price of a mojito..

    Cheaper than chicks.

  205. bespoke

    Have you had a leg over yet, Delta A.

  206. Knuckle Dragger

    Love your work, Delta.

    If it was me, I would have asked to sit up semi-conscious so I could watch the saw work.

    Seen it done to others, but never to me. Would have made a cracking BBQ story.

    ‘Made a century yesterday, didja? I watched my own leg get cut off.’

  207. Notafan

    I see Gilas makes stuff up too.

    .

  208. None

    Next time a woman tries to strangle you, Knuckles , you have our permission to kick her in the box. Next.

  209. Muddy

    incoherent rambler
    #3100188, posted on July 8, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    I cast the lure and nothing bites.

    You may need to wait until they put their teeth in, Rambler.

  210. Knuckle Dragger

    They’re just taking a breath, Rambler.

    First one since mid morning. About standard.

  211. Knuckle Dragger

    Strangle me?

    Hasn’t happened yet. I don’t think they could, with their widdle tiny arms and all. But they try so hard. Kinda cute.

    But thanks for the imprimatur. If it ever happens I’ll tell the girly in question it was ok with you.

  212. hzhousewife

    Well Done, Delta A ! Sounds like you are happy with the decision you made, here’s hoping your general health improves out of sight from now on.

  213. Memoryvault

    a frothing discussion about shaving or not shaving private bits.

    No question about it, Muddy. Women should shave “down there” because it makes it easier to perform cunnilingus well, and and more enjoyable for both parties.

  214. Notafan

    You sound a bit cranky KD.

  215. MatrixTransform

    No I didnt read the link.
    dont need to.

    the Krav Maga fail video … a bit tragic.
    I have a little experience in these things
    You’ll have to trust me

    Dear None (and assorted wymynses) …you’re wrong

    DrB … I hope the cigars are nice.

  216. None

    Funny how those who insist people should keep their noses out of other people’s bedrooms insist on telling us what goes on in theirs.

  217. Knuckle Dragger

    Nah, I’m all good nota. I don’t want to strangle anyone, and even less for someone (with the actual strength) to strangle me.

    Oh hang on. I want to strangle dozens of people, but no ladeees.

    Chivalry is not dead.

  218. None

    Wrong about what, Matrix?

  219. None

    But thanks for the imprimatur

    I’m not Catholic but it seems you might be.

  220. bespoke

    I’m out of one legged joke’s.

    The collective needs to step up and fill the void.

  221. Bruce of Newcastle

    Delta – if you want a parrot to go with your peg leg I’ve lots around at the moment.
    Good to hear that you’re out!

  222. Delta:
    A mate of mine recently lost his left leg due to a rather nasty clot.
    He asks if you’d like to go halves in a pair of redback boots?

  223. Knuckle Dragger

    Actually nota I did make the point earlier that the same punters who were all about high-horsing it with men supposedly taking advantage of women are a bit chuffed with clips of blokes being kicked in the nuts by vagina owners, shaved or not.

    Misandry! Misandry, I tells ya!

    Agreed, it would never actually happen because if you got the feistiest fittest chick ever trying krav maga moves she’d still be laid out in two seconds by a beardy organic hipster, let alone a bloke, but it does sorta demonstrate that some – SOME – chickies cry empowerment and so on but still run to the blokes for help in Reality Land.

  224. Notafan

    You’re wrong

    About everything

    Right?

  225. Roger

    I note Christian Porter is leading the Coalition’s “workshops” on religious freedom legislation.

    I suppose he is the A-G, but given his statements on the Folau issue I fear it is more than a little like putting Theresa May in charge of Brexit.

    Here’s hoping I’m wrong.

  226. Muddy

    With the quality of humour on here tonight, most of us could be gifted a spot on Queer & Atrophied providing public policy advice.

  227. MatrixTransform

    Wrong about what, Matrix?

    genuflect instead of typing woman.
    thats what

  228. MatrixTransform

    I’m out of one legged joke’s.

    see what I did for you ?

  229. None

    The fact that they’re even thinking of religious Freedom legislation is a worry, Roger. We need religious discrimination laws like we need racial discrimination laws in other words not at all because they will just be misused and miss applied in Kangaroo cause. Haven’t we learnt enough through the ahrc and the New South Wales anti-discrimination board and all those other odious fascist enclaves. And leaves have already got it wrong because they talk about religious freedom as if it is some sort of exception in anti discrimination laws when it is actually an email evil fundamental right. Never ever ever give the government the job of protecting your freedoms because you know they will take it away.

  230. Muddy

    Who’s up for a brutal crackdown on the incorrect use of apostr’ophes?

  231. Cassie of Sydney

    “Memoryvault
    #3100199, posted on July 8, 2019 at 7:19 pm
    a frothing discussion about shaving or not shaving private bits.

    No question about it, Muddy. Women should shave “down there” because it makes it easier to perform cunnilingus well, and and more enjoyable for both parties.”

    All I can say to this is that I hope you shave “up there” MV.

  232. Muddy

    Changed my mind: Replace ‘apostr’ophes’ with ‘lucidty.’

  233. Leigh Lowe

    Just heard the story of the bloke killed in a mine in Queensland on the weekend.
    Turns out the mine HSE committee at the site has not met this year.
    OK, who knows if the committee would have spotted the fatal issue and fixed it.
    Oh, and why didn’t the HSE committee meet?
    Apparently the committee fell short of a feminist gender balance.
    So we can draw one of two conclusions:-
    1. HSE committees aren’t any use; or
    2. Gender equity just killed the father of two kids.

  234. bespoke

    Delta A

    Go to Subway and when they ask what would you like on your One Footer start crying. Free take out for a year Guaranteed.

  235. Notafan

    KD

    Not me I didn’t watch the video.

    Any woman thinks she can beat a man one on one should stop thinking Buffy is a real person.

  236. Muddy

    … and delete ‘incorrect.’
    Philosophical question: Can there be either correct or incorrect forms of lucidity?

  237. Muddy

    Notafan.
    Up until your Buffy statement, I was well disposed toward you.
    Everything has changed.

  238. feelthebern

    Coal seams are fickle things.
    The further a human is away from them the better.
    LL, what were the details of the accident?

  239. Notafan

    There is only one Person I genuflect for, sorry.

  240. bespoke

    MatrixTransform
    #3100215, posted on July 8, 2019 at 7:33 pm
    I’m out of one legged joke’s.

    see what I did for you ?

    Yes 👍

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