Fisto's Disco: The LACWAC Social Thread

Discussion in 'Star Wars TV' started by G-FETT, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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    So...you're trying to pick a fight now? Alrighty then, you win. You've convinced me to vote Republican.

    ...as soon as I:

    Grow a penis.

    Win the Powerball.

    Start worshipping a misogynistic homophobic vengeful deity.

    Stop caring about anyone who does not have a penis, a Caucasian background, an agreeably submissive wife and a million dollars.

    In other words, it's about as likely to happen as a lightning strike (since we were having a nice discussion about the weather before you came in).

    And I don't really give a flying **** what your "source" says that the Obama administration pays women. The only part of that statement that deserves the [face_rofl] is the idea that I'm supposed to support the GOP now.

    Even if your information is completely accurate, I would still write in one of my cats before I'd vote for anyone in the current Republican Party.

    "But what about the nonwhites and women in the GOP"--don't care, not my problem unless they actually get elected.

    Are you now really convinced that you're wasting your time telling me that I'm "wrong"?

    And for the rest of you...what's everyone drinking tonight? Water? Soda? Tea? Wine?
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  2. 07jonesj Force Ghost

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    Cold apple juice. Got a craving for it yesterday.
  3. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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    I used to be more of a juice drinker, apple and orange.

    I used to like cranberry juice, which I don't think most people like. Then I threw it up when I was pregnant and joined "most people" after that.

    (Hope no one is drinking cranberry juice tonight. You're welcome.)
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  4. Dathomir-Witch Jedi Master

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    Since a friend bought the GoT cookbook I'm crazy for self-made lemonade. Fanta and Co. pale in comparison.
  5. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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  6. Dathomir-Witch Jedi Master

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  7. 07jonesj Force Ghost

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    Only thing is you can never find "the guts of your enemies" in the local supermarket. :p

    I don't recall ASOIAF having exquisite food. What sort of recipes are in it?
  8. TaradosGon Manager Emeritus

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    I don't drink a whole lot of "soda" (I am from Michigan, and it will always be "pop" to me).

    Though there are certain times when I feel like it's mandatory. Like having pop and popcorn, or with certain things like pizza or a burger.

    My drink of choice is usually tea, whether it be the common orange pekoe black tea or earl grey (those are the most common). I drink tea with nearly every meal. Plain water is rare, for when I'm feeling too lazy to heat up more water, or in the Summer when it's incredibly hot, I may start to crave water.

    Never been big on coffee.

    And when it comes to wine, which I mentioned in my alcoholic beverage of choice for just sitting at home and relaxing, I by no means am a wine snob. My best friend's brother is starting to become one. He threw money down on a 200 dollar bottle of wine in Vegas for my friend's bachelor party, and truthfully, the $8 bottle of Barefoot brand wine I got last weekend was better. I must not have a refined palette at all.
  9. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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    I like the Barefoot and Cupcake brands, and the under-$10 stuff from Trader Joe's. I just had a glass of Rex and Goliath Pinot Noir. It was delicious and five dollars a bottle.

    I can't wrap my brain around spending more on a bottle of wine than I spend on new running shoes. I can be a food and drink snob but nothing tastes that good.

    As far as "soda," I don't think that's a Southern word, my Mom has always used the word "drinks." But "pop" has to be from you people on the Canadian border. :p
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  10. CT-867-5309 Chosen One

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    *nods head*
  11. QuangoFett Force Ghost

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    [IMG]

    Coke is apparently the genericised term in most of the Southern USA.

    This actually very vaguely resembles a map of political tendencies...

    I never paid much attention to the food, but the first thing I thought of when I heard there was a Game of Thrones cookbook was Eddard Stark's head. Strange, I admit.
  12. TaradosGon Manager Emeritus

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    According to that map, "pop" is the more common term here in Idaho as well. Though I've yet to hear someone refrain from chuckling when I mention "pop."
  13. Seerow Manager Emeritus

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    I like sprite coke, the official name for all soft drinks for my niece. And that's funny. I don't remember any of my relatives in the backwoods of Appalachian North Carolina generalizing all soft drinks as 'coke'. They may say things like, "Ya'll whanna go down yonder to the basement and was some Tay-Vee?" but they'll call it by brandname of choice.
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  14. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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    According to that map, in the county where I spent a good portion of my childhood, people use the word "soda." I've actually never heard anyone use "Coke" to refer to all soft drinks either, although again according to that map, people in Charlotte do.

    Several of my co-workers use "pop."
  15. Seerow Manager Emeritus

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    Same from Florida. Hey listen. I know people from Florida may screw up elections, may randomly crash their cars into Amscots, and then there are the Appliance Direct commercials but they know how to order sodas dammit.
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  16. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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    In North Carolina our mayors take bribes from undercover FBI agents and get busted.

    Get your Cannon sandwich at Sub Station, pay for it under the table.

    And we made randomly crashing cars into a science. Hellooo, NASCAR. Everyone watch Dale Earnhardt Jr. go up against Jeff Gordon in skill at handling their stick shifts.

    Oh, wait...

    (Note to self: Speed Street is in seven weeks, commence making plans to get the hell out of here.)

    But order a Coke here and no one will ask you "What kind?"
  17. Seerow Manager Emeritus

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    Hah, I would advise against getting into a which state has the most messed up news fight with the Floridian. They say Casey Anthony is hiding in Brasil. And I am glad Bikeweek is over.
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  18. 07jonesj Force Ghost

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    So did I. What does this series do to you?

    [face_hypnotized]
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  19. anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Old Movies and Saga

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    I only saw three episodes or so. Wasn't feeling the love. And the first thing that came to mind for a recipe was "smoked dire wolf."
  20. Dathomir-Witch Jedi Master

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    Sorry to disappoint you all but those things are not included.

    @07jonesj There are recipes for bread, soups, salads, desserts, drinks, ehm... God, school really doesn't prepare you for talking about food.in a different language. However, they're based on what Martin mentions in his books and medieval recipes and go from 'usual' (like baked apples) to 'unusual' (like snake or honey-spiced locusts).

    Here is the link for the English version:

    http://www.amazon.com/Feast-Ice-Fire-Official-Companion/dp/0345534492?tag=ecosia-20
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  21. Seerow Manager Emeritus

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    Interesting... I guess its kinda like Halloween jelly bellies...

    It rained here all day and my damn shoes are soaked.
  22. Darth Valkyrus Force Ghost

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    The Ultimate Warrior has dropped dead at 54 apparently. Sad. He was a kid hero of mine.
  23. Todd the Jedi Mod and Inquisitor of SWTV

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    My brother was huge into WWF, but he was more into The Rock than anyone else. But I do remember watching with him, and I remember liking Ultimate Warrior a bunch. Crazy how soon it was after his Hall of Fame induction.

    And FYI Macho Man was my hero among those classic WWF wrestlers.
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  24. TaradosGon Manager Emeritus

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    Haven't watched wrestling since about the time that the WWE absorbed WCW (I think I was in middle school at the time). But pretty much up until then I was a fairly big fan of it. I still catch it in the news when a familiar name dies. It seems like the life expectancy of a wrestler seems to be 50s-60s. I don't know if it's from performance drugs or just the toll of being slammed again and again. For instance, Chris Benoit murdered his family and committed suicide, and I thought that at the time (I don't know if it was confirmed or denied) that he had pretty much suffered an obscene amount of brain damage from repeated concussions, etc.
  25. Seerow Manager Emeritus

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    That sucks, RIP Ultimate Warrior.

    I bought the new SimCity, been waiting for it to work in offline mode. **** EA and their DRM crap. Man the map sizes are so small. I max out the map pretty quick and battle never ending worker shortages. I've come to the conclusion the region I'm playing in must be located in my state of residence FL. That's the best way to explain the low number of jobs/workers. My city must be full of students and retirees living in those fancy trailer parks they call "over 50" communities down here. In my 129K population city only about 14k are working.
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