Weekend Open Thread

| December 3, 2021

Many could go for cheaper gas and meaner tweets. At least we “saved” a “few cents” on the 4th of July. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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NDHoosier

First!

P.S. Let’s go Brandon!

Roh-Dog

Dang it! Congrats, ND.
Have a GREAT weekend!

NDHoosier

You too. May your weekend be free of Brandonistas – and the same goes for all of you dickweeds here at the TAH Tavern. I’m going to be enjoying college football conference championship Saturday.

Anonymous

Watch out for Democrats:
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ChipNASA

Man oh MAN. Is that 2 or 3 in a row? I know 2 for sure…
Rats along to you,
Here I am on the phone with our Agency IT folks trying to order a new network copier.
BAH!!!
Well maybe NEXT Friday.
Chimpy

KoB

Another twofer fur the NDHoosier. (quote from Granny re Hoosiers here) Got that copy paste screen shot preloaded comment thing down pat now, huh? May all of your Rats have Kongdong. That being said, and since there has been NO offering of snaks or refreshment from our mid-westernestor (sod busting be upon you), let me, The King of Battle…THE King of FIRST be the FIRST to invite all of the deplorable miscreanted d’weeds AND the… Read more »

Hatchet

Whoa… K, that is quite the invitation!! And the entirety of your pending menu is absolutely MOUTH-WATERING!!! A true Son of Georgia invitation… In honour of the announced day, found this lil goodie for ya(Defense Forces Ireland) – http://militarychaplaincy.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Barbara_prayer_card.jpg Prayer to Saint Barbara =========================== “O Saint Barbara You are revered among the faithful as one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Your life serves as a vivid reminder that our world is filled with extreme anger… Read more »

KoB

Tanyan yahi Hatchet! Nobody leaves, keys turned over upon arrival. Spare sleeping quarters all thru Firebase Magnolia, extry trade blankets and quilts stashed everwhere, prolly be a balmy 50F overnight around the log fire Tee Vee. Be a buncha Dog Soldiers sleeping it off around that. Base for the Artillery Punch is rum (dark), brandy, wine, fruits, sugar (pure cane), with a jug of bubbly, just to tickle the nose. That dog will bite you.… Read more »

Hatchet

Your Lakota is good! The fact you would invite me to your Lodge in MY cradle language… I’m humbled. And no worries Cannon-cocker, these ol bones of mine are knit’n one and pearl’n two as fast as they can – I’ll be well enough, soon enough. Taking our car keys? Entirely thoughtful as are your offered sleeping arrangements. After a read-through, think I’m going to try and make that linky’d version of Artillery Punch. Sounds… Read more »

The Stranger

Making my brisket chili this weekend for my troops. It’s going to be warm and smoky with Poblano peppers, Jalapeños, and chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce. Plenty of onions and garlic along with Cayenne, cumin, smoked paprika, diced tomatoes, and oregano. Got 3 different colors of bell peppers for color and sweetness to counterbalance the spice. Last time I made it at home it disappeared with a quickness.

Skyjumper

Cheese, my canon cocking brother. Where’s the good ole Wisconsin “come smell our dairy-aire” cheese” on your menu. Didn’t I learnt you anything? (smile)

KoB

Sky, read for comprehension My Brother. CHEESE Biscuits…CHEESE Grits. Prolly be a few CHEESE Balls brought in for us (the) Assorted Crackers (my family tree). No way to have a proper Dining In without some your dairy-aire products scattered about. Got word that a pot of Bambi Chilli and some grillable Bambi will be arriving, along with assorted yard bird parts. Fire pit is configured (and big enough) to allow a gazing at fire (producing… Read more »

Skyjumper

My bad, brother. Woke up this morning in the fog of coffee inadaquation. Having consumed the right amount now, I have seen the errors of my ways. (grin) Being of German Bavarian descent (or is that decent?), I’m getting ready to make a batch of Sülze (headcheese to all of you non-speaking krauts). No cheese included in my Ma’s old recipe (nor meat from a critters head), just ground up veal, pork hocks, gelatin, then… Read more »

Graybeard

::sigh::

Missed it by *that* much.

Rats of the Cong t’ye, NDHoosier!

Roh-Dog

First!

Commissioner Wretched

First!

KoB

1st

Hatchet

FIRST

Hatchet

Way to go, NDHoosier!! Cong-rats!!!

Commissioner Wretched

Dang … another FIRST for NDHoosier! I tried, but I couldn’t beat that lightning. So I’ll drop off my trivia column and let you all enjoy it … and I hope you do! DID YOU KNOW…? What is the “dead man’s hand” in poker, and why is it called that? By Commissioner Wretched didyouknowcolumn@gmail.com And now we are halfway through the four year-end holidays! Halloween has come and gone, and Thanksgiving is now behind us… Read more »

Roh-Dog

Portsmouth, New Hampshire is on that sliver of coast. Cool little town with fantastic food, and the roads are very efficient for EXFIL when you’ve had enough.

Fast…sausage…money…,there’s a joke in there somewhere.

Roh-Dog

Decided to go down the rabbit hole on ‘U-238 Atomic Energy Lab’, apparently “A. C. Gilbert is best known as the inventor of the Erector Set.” Fancy that.

I grew up in the wrong era.

https://gombessa.tripod.com/scienceleadstheway/id4.html
https://schultzmyers.com/ten-most-dangerous-toys-of-all-time/

Hatchet

Would’ve loved to have been the Yuletide recipient of #5 – Professor Wacko’s Exothermic Exuberance…

But ya, for sure my Uncle Joe(Regina Fireman, later Asst Chief) would’ve been supremely pissed if I’d burned his house down.

Hatchet

“… nuclear reactor kits were once as readily available as chemistry sets? Most people my age remember when children could get home chemistry sets, with which you might create some fancy chemical effects, or you might blow the house up. But in the early 1950s, supply houses like Gilbert Scientific Co. offered the “U-238 Atomic Energy Lab” kit for only $50. The kits were never very popular, and only about 5000 were ever sold. The… Read more »

SFC D

I got the 24-in-one for Christmas one year, the 160 the next. I miss Radio Shack.

Hatchet

Hugely cool when ya get stuff like that for Christmas, idn’t it? After Dad got out of the RCAF, he went on to work as a GM for an Electronics Import/Export company that sold a LOT of components and gear to Tandy, Radio Shack, etc(Canada & US) – there were others but those were two of his bigger clients. One of the neat things about Dad’s gig was ‘the samples’. Cannot tell you how many… Read more »

Devtun

Other Norwegian TV classics are trains traversing through the country side, and reindeer migration.

KoB

Another fine job CW, muchly Thank ye. Look forward to your column every week. Keep ’em coming.

I licked several what I thought were Princess that turned out to be frogs. And a nice set of 34B cups has caused me to do some erecting.

Roh-Dog, I’ve only grown older…I refuse to grow up!

Roh-Dog

I ain’t mad. Heck, I look forward to the day when all out of fucks to give, being both physically and chronologically ancient —for all tents and porpoises— to give the finger, middle, 1 Ea., to every soul I see deeming fit to be on the receiving end.

“Awww, look at that old man. His cheese done slid off’is cracker”

(Little will they know….)

KoB

Welcome to my World -Dog! I like it here.

Hatchet

‘I refuse to grow up!’

See above. Ditto.

Commissioner Wretched

As I always say, “Why would I want to grow up? All the bad stuff in the world was caused by grown-ups. Why in heaven would I want to be one of them?”

Graybeard

Another bit of trivia concerning termites and roaches is that the tree roach is a predator of termites.

During my (very short) stint as an Orkin Man, I learned that if a house had a spot with a large infestation of cockroaches, I was virtually guaranteed to find termites – and upsell them from a pest-control package to a termite-control package.

So, roaches eat their kin. Like Democrats?

Hatchet

“So, roaches eat their kin. Like Democrats”?

Good one!!!

Hatchet

Yet another amazing collection – Thank you, Commissioner Wretched!!

Guess if the Missus and I had been around in 1879 and Belgium had asked us, we could’ve saved ’em the trouble and told them that cats are better at shredding the mail than delivering it…

Dennis - not chevy

In some old how to fish books I’ve read, there are diagrams on making a loop of fishing line with bait and hook dangling in the open loop. I wonder if that’s what’s meant by lassoing a fish?

Commissioner Wretched

That would be about the only way I would think it was possible, though I did enjoy the mental picture of a fisherman riding a huge sea-horse with a rope lasso twirling around his head.

Eggs

Present after a half day of stringing up Christmas lights (most of that time was UNTANGLING lights). Just hope I didn’t get a sunburn with it being 72 and not a cloud in the sky.

Sapper3307

Pack of 200 from Amazon~

ChipNASA

Come on Bro, get with the times…..
“CALL NOW AND YOU CAN GET THE WHOLE SET!!!! CALL NOW!!!!!

https://www.amazon.com/PatchOps-Pelosi-Helped-Kamala-Sticker/dp/B09M7HNSJB

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MarineDad61

Holy Happy Days!!!! Today’s good news, bad news, and worse news. Good news – Henry Winkler (The Fonz) is selling off his valued memorabilia from Happy Days, including the original Fonz leather jacket, and the (later, smaller) Fonzie motorcycle. Bad news – Winkler is giving the money to his daughter’s charity. Worse news – His daughter’s charity is giving the money to ILLEGAL ALIENS. [Henry Winkler to auction off personal items from his days as… Read more »

Sapper3307

Sleepy Joe and the teleprompter?

Hack Stone

That explains a lot.

Sapper3307

Another holiday at White House.

Anonymous

Cheap gas and mean tweets beat the current state of affairs.

Berliner

Out running errands and stopped by the Tacoma Costco for gas Wednesday and paid $3.49 a gallon. On the way home went to JBLM to walk the dog and noticed the AFEES gas station price for regular was $3.77 a gallon. Joe did that!

David

Saw a Walmart station in Tyler today..$2.66 for regular, 2.73 for diesel.

$50 for a toy? That was a week’s wage!

Believe I read the true Dead Man’s hand included a queen kicker.

Commissioner Wretched

In my research for the Wild Bill item in the column, I tried to locate what his fifth card was, but there was no consensus. I’d seen the queen, but also a ten, and some accounts gave a four. Nobody bothered to notice the fifth card and write it down, I suppose.

rgr769

In some high end stations in LA, a gallon of premium is about $7.

Graybeard

Present an unaccountable. Going through my father’s and brother’s old toolboxes, I find myself saying to them (as if they were there or cared) “What were you doing? Went to a friend’s mother’s funeral yesterday. Dunno about other regions, but in the South other drivers tend to pull over to the side of the road as the funeral procession passes – many will get out of the car if safe to do so – and… Read more »

Green Thumb

Yeah.

Back in the day it was expected.

Considered good manners.

Graybeard

Found out later this afternoon that Airborne Son had been in a MVA home from Ellington AFB (where he was trying to get his ID from a bunch of “that’s not our policy” petty civilian bureaucrats). Other driver was in the HOV lane, bounced off/sideswiped a guy trying to drive his young family home to the DFW area after a cruise trip, bounced off the dividing wall, and came to a complete stop in the… Read more »

Green Thumb

The False Commander “Phony” Phil Monkress (CEO of All-Points Logistics) his new Phildo Supporter’s balls as they overlook his highly questionable Native American, Law Enforcement and Navy SEAL claims that he uses to bullshit the Federal government and American Taxpayers in his relentless and felonious pursuit to procure government set aside contracts.

Green Thumb

“works his”

Sapper3307

Interesting.
SGT Danial Perry is being fully charged for shooting the BLM/ANTIFA clown that pointed his AK at him, The district Attorney in Travis county Texas is Jose Garza,, a full blooded member of the Democratic Socialist Party..
Sounds like sides have been picked in Texas.

Sapper3307

Roh-Dog

Unfuckingbelievable.

Watching now but there’s not-a-damn-thing this pencil-necked turd of a ‘human’ can say other than “we have a dash can with SGT Perry initiating contact”.
And he keeps calling him “Mister Perry”.
{need a drink}

Thanks for the heads up/share.

AW1Ed

Gun Bunny tells me Go Fund Me will not support Perry. The company also refused assistance to Kyle Rittenhouse.
I see a trend.

Woke Fund Me

Graybeard

We need an alternative to Go Fund Me that does not support the commies and does support real folks in need.

Graybeard

Garza prob’ly knows he’ll lose, but he’s building street cred with the left-wing dingbats in our big cities.

We need to clean house in Texas, too.

Sapper3307

Saving up for helicopter ride.

rgr769

Is this turd of a politician/lawer one of those Soros funded/elected suck-butts?

A Proud Infidel®™

Sure looks like it to me, I can’t wait to see Soros take a dirt nap!

Jeff LPH 3, 63-66

FIRST 45

Thunderstixx

From the Thunder Bunker here in the Great State of Texas, I have found out just how good the economy really is in the Great State of Texas. I bought my house in the middle of the pandemic, and remain incredulous at the advance in the market valuation of my little corner of Heaven here, just south of Austin. I also heard Alec Baldwin’s lame-ass attempt to blame the gun for going off while he… Read more »

A Proud Infidel®™

“Let’s go Brandon” indeed, I got a three day Farcebook jail sentence for posting “Joe and the Hoe are in crash and burn mode” as a comment while they let the moonbats post what they want about Donald Trump.

Roh-Dog

So… the dumb marches on: On Nov. 23, Wesleyan University—a 3,200-student university located in Connecticut—announced that the university is requiring all students, staff, and faculty to get the booster shots by Jan. 14. “Vaccine booster shots are now available, and they offer an important additional layer of protection,” the university’s president Michael Roth said in a statement. ……..I know Wesleyan is a Liberal Arts Uni but come the f on. SOMEONE there must be in… Read more »

Hack Stone

A box of mail in comments was just discovered in a storage facility outside of Bethesda Maryland that clearly indicates that Hack Stone is entitled to claim First Post For The Weekend Open Thread For December 3, 2021. A court injunction rescinding the title from NDHoosier will be issued shortly.

MarineDad61

Triple Zing. UPDATE – On our recent Phony Purple Heart Fake Bronze Star Thomas Cole. This, now plopped on the Book of the Fake (x3), MP, TAH, and PPD. (paste) (Commenter) – I’ll take this as an admission of guilt by Thomas Cole, who recently changed the Troop 232 photo on his GoFundMe. (link to the Troop 232 GoFundMe (with NEW photo) (end paste) Pendleton (Indiana) Police Department’s page on the Book of the Fake… Read more »

MarineDad61

No more adult Boy Scout uniform.
No more Purple Heart Combat Veteran cap.
I am not even sure Thomas Cole is in this new photo,
but that could be him, blue shirt, front and center, sitting on a rock.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/obtain-a-new-troop-232-trailer

MarineDad61

Flashback…. [Thomas Cole – Phony Urgent Fury Commando
| October 29, 2021]
https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=118983

MarineDad61

Yes, Thomas Cole ALSO wore his Purple Heart Combat Veteran cap
on the Boy Scout field trip to Gettysburg, PA,
apparently the same day and photo op
as the new photo on the GoFundMe.

Photo from VG article above….
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MarineDad61

Fan challenge –
Does anyone live close enough to swing on by Pendleton, Indiana
and get a photo of Cole’s Purple Heart license plate?

Specifically, if Cole has the standard Purple Heart plate?
OR, the wheelchair (disabled parking) Purple Heart plate?
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MarineDad61

ADMINS – Please check your email.

Everyone else –
Check out the “Newest” December 4 comments on the Thomas Cole post
on the Military Phonies page on the Book of the Fake.
Wow.
https://www.facebook.com/Military-Phonies-309018389463535/

MarineDad61

Wow. New claims today, by Cole’s primary phony defender. Claims that Cole served in Grenada under Gen. Michael Flynn, and not only that Flynn can vouch for Cole, but Flynn will vouch for Cole at an event in February 2022. It’s all at the link just above. If it’s an attempt by a phony defender to buy some time, I have a hunch that it’s not only going to backfire, but end poorly for Cole,… Read more »

ChipNASA

Dude,
I totally piled on there. Took me a moment to find the linky but DAMN, old Todd is a full fledged IDIOT!!!

MarineDad61

ChipNASA,
This seems about right,
although comparing him to Curly Howard of The Three Stooges,
is an insult to Curly Howard and The Three Stooges.

MarineDad61

ChipNASA,
No dead horse here with Thomas Cole (and his small circle).
This horse is very much alive.
🙂

A Proud Infidel®™

I mark myself PRESENT and Honorary First once again.

((((OVER))))

Roh-Dog

Um… 9 C-17s have departed form various locations squawking THUGXX, converging on S.CA/N.MX-Tijuana Area….

Are we invading Norte Mexico?

https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=ae1455

Roh-Dog

Looks like 11 total C-17s landing at March AFB. That’s a lot of lift.

What I wouldn’t give to watch that.

Sapper3307

Delivering some voters?

ninja

Surprise, Surprise, SURPRISE…

“CNN Terminates Chris Cuomo ‘Effective Immediately'”

https://www.foxnews.com/media/cnn-terminates-chris-cuomo-effective-immediately

BTW: ROLL TIDE ROLL!

gabn 😎😉

rgr769

I am amazed. I thought Fredo was never going for that final “fishing” boat ride. I was sure “Wanker” aka “Zoomin” Toobin was right when he said Fredo would be back after the first of the year. Apparently, Zuck the Cuck is very unforgiving of anyone who lies to him. But you can bet this won’t be the last we hear from either of the Dumb or Dumber (Fredo) brothers. Fredo will likely have a… Read more »

Devtun

Woops, ye beat me to it. Late to the party.

AW1Ed

Posted with a valentine for Chris.

*grin*

A Proud Infidel®™

THE TIDE wins again and Cuomo gets canned from the Clinton News Network, life is good!

Devtun

Chris Cuomo aka Fredo has been wacked. He is officially no longer an employee of CNN. The bad karma is strong. Big bro Andy is unemployed, and now Fredo gets a boat ride on the lake. 😆

Roh-Dog

Warning! Plane prons https://youtu.be/Tnda8IVqkyI SR-71 evening launch Okinawa late ’80’s Bless the harsh of them airmens, but after wash rack operations I’d wish they’ve let that poor plane dry so’s them did’t have to work with it drippin on ’em like that. Also, around the 3:30ish mark, looks like one gets a little close to the intake to them fans… closer than I would’ve anyway. Sorry it gets a little 720pOTATO at the end, aint… Read more »

Roh-Dog

Ok, one more on the Y-12/SR-71

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgO7IYvJscw

I’m done. promise.

rgr769

Thanks for the links. I wondered what all was involved in getting one of those launched. In the mid 80’s, my instrument rating flight instructor was a retired LTC who was a SR-71 pilot. I enjoyed his stories about those interminable flights. I wish I’d asked him about whether they had a piss tube. I think not. It looks like the pilot and back-seater are wearing diapers under those flight suits. My instructor did tell… Read more »

Sapper3307

First time seeing the famous fuel leeks out of the Black Beast.

Roh-Dog

‘The VA C&P Office doesn’t find your feet skin falling off or “everything smelling like JP7” service related. Sorry about the second head you’re growing too. Since you are now two sentient beings your retirement will be split in half because half of your being(s) didn’t serve. May God have mercy on your soul(s?).” — The dotgov

rgr769

The reason the fuel tanks leak is because the tank sections are designed to expand from heat and seal. According to my instructor (SR-71 pilot), the tanks then seal when the skin heats up after take-off. They take off with just enough fuel to rendezvous with the tanker to take on the fuel required for the flight before the next refuel.