Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2007:October:19 Friday <Thursday, Saturday>
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2007/10/19-24 [Science/Disaster, Finance/Investment] UID:48382 Activity:nil
10/19   "Oil jumps over $90 a barrel"
        http://news.yahoo.com/s/ft/20071019/bs_ft/fto101920070302459290
        \_ Bushonomics.
           \_ Reaganomics.
        \_ Dogonomics.
2007/10/19-24 [Politics/Domestic] UID:48383 Activity:high
10/19   Awesome.  Now Harry Reid is claiming credit for raising money for
        children by sending the smear letter to Rush Limbaugh.
        http://csua.org/u/jrn
        (transcript at NRO of senate minutes)
        \_ I read that off LGF too, but I don't really agree with that
           interpretation.  It doesn't read to me like he's taking credit
           for it, except the last line, which could be read multiple ways.
           \_ "Never did we think that this letter would bring money of this
              nature. And, for the cause, madam president, it is extremely
              good."  We?  We?!?
        \_ So what if he is?  Frankly I think that's genius. -dans
           \_ Errr... ok.  Taking credit for someone else's good idea hardly
              takes genius.
              \_ Actually I was suggesting that he may actually have
                 manipulated $KNEE_JERK_RIGHT_WING_MOUTHPIECE into this.  I
                 mean, seriously, their buttons are pretty easy to push.  But
                 then I'm evil so I don't think that's a ridiculous idea.
                      \_ Merely stupid.
                 Maybe you do.  Let's split the difference. -dans
                 \_ Yeah, that's a ridiculous idea.  Well, I've learned that
                    "dans <heart> Harry Reid."
                 \_ You think he manipulated Rush into raising money for
                    charity?  Yeah, that's a pretty ridiculous idea.
                 \_ dans <hearts> Harry Reid!
                    \_ Harry Reid can go fuck a goat.  But I do think it's
                    \_ Harry Reid can go fuck a dans.  But I do think it's
                                                \_ A well done modification.
                                                   I o7 (salute) you. -dans
                       easy to manipulate knee-jerk, reactionary talking
                       heads, and I think it would be awesome if it happened
                       more.  I'm not saying that's what happened here, I'm
                       merely saying it's in the realm of possibilitty. -dans
                       merely saying it's in the realm of possibility. -dans
                       \_ It isn't even in the realm of possibilty.  Sorry.
                          Reid and 40 other Dem Senators did not sit down and
                          write a threat letter based on a lie to a radio show
                          host's syndicator with the hope of over $4m dollars
                          (half of it from the radio show host) going to a
                          charity where the radio show host is a board member.
                          \_ In the realm of possibility !=
                             likely !=
                             remotely likely
                             Merely possible.  Get over yourself oh holy arbiter
                             of what is. -dans
                             \_ I love it when people try to justify their
                                stupid statements by lowering the threshold of
                                "possible" to ridiculously low levels.  "Hey
                                a perpetual motion machine is within the
                                realm of possibility, we might discover new
                                physics!"  Yeah, ok, whatever. -!pp
                                \_ Now, perpetual motion machine violates the
                                   laws of thermodynamics.  Apples and orange
                                   my boy.  Suggesting that politicians might
                                   be manipulative and machiavellian is a far
                                   smaller leap than suggesting we oopsed and
                                   misunderstood thermodynamics for the last
                                   few hundred years. -dans
                                   \_ No, you're suggesting something with
                                      the same odds as a working perpetual
                                      motion machine being built.  The odds
                                      that Harry+40 wrote their lying smear
                                      letter with the hope/intent that Rush
                                      and his fans would turn it into a $4m
                                      charity event is zero.  Please let this
                                      thread die.  You're convincing no one.
        \_ That's a doggone lame thing to do.
2007/10/19-20 [Academia/Berkeley/Classes] UID:48384 Activity:moderate
10/19   Was the network down earlier? I couldn't check my emails on
        soda for a while.
        \_ there were some problems with the eecs network earlier this
           morning. various eecs routes were flapping at the border between
           the campus network and the eecs network. -erikk
        \_ soda email poodles network
           \_ turns out the eecs firewall took a crap on the network. let this
              be a lesson to all who tamper with the end to end model. -erikk
        \_ The network administrators are Chihuahuas
           \_ Arf! The kibble dish was empty this morning, so we decided
              to drop a few packets on the carpet until the situation was
              addressed. -erikK
              addressed. -erikk
2007/10/19-24 [Uncategorized] UID:48385 Activity:low
10/19   all 1300 episodes of the daily show are online now at the comedy
        central website, according to the paper.
           \_ When would you want to smell this pussy?
        \_ Why would you want to watch this german shepherd?
           \_ When would you want to smell this pussy?
2007/10/19 [Uncategorized] UID:48386 Activity:very high
10/19   Mommy, why is the DJIA taking a dump
        \_ Bushonomics.
        \_ Reaganomics.
2007/10/19-24 [Politics/Foreign/Europe, Recreation/Media] UID:48387 Activity:low
10/19   new VAN DAMME movie
        http://youtube.com/watch?v=PBmTA51qGzm
        \_ Is there a Labrador in it?
           \_ No, JCVD isa big Poodle fan.
           \_ No, JCVD isa big ausman fan.
           \_ No, JCVD isa big german shepherd fan.
2007/10/19-24 [Recreation/Dating] UID:48388 Activity:kinda low
10/19   Is it no longer popular to date oriental girls? What's the latest
        trend, Jewish women? How do I go about dating Jewish women?
        \_ Glad that dating oriental girls is no longer popular.  Less
           competition.
        \_ blondes are back! Too bad they only date whites unless
           you're a super golf player with a big wood.
           \_ Or you have a big dog.
           \_ Or you have a big Doberman.
              \_ Blondes love german shepherds best!
2007/10/19-24 [Recreation/Media] UID:48389 Activity:moderate
10/19   List ONE controversial topic South Park hasn't touched but
        you'd like to see:
        -abortion
        \_ it's been done. Cartman's mom wanted to abort Cartman, so she gets
           Bill Clinton to legalize 30th trimester abortions.
           \_ Oh thanks, I guess I missed that torrent and will have to
              d/l it, thanks.
        -Usama bin Laden
        \_ it's been done. See the post-9/11 episode.
        -libertarian child molesters
        \_ it's been done. See the NAMBLA episode.
           \_ North America's Marlon Brando Look Alikes. Love that episode!
        \_ Eugenics.
           \_ Oh I'd like to see this. Dr. Watson in South Park
        \_ eating poodles
        \_ Poodle love!
        \_ ausman love!
           \_ Eugenics has been done.  Remember the 5-assed monkey?
              \_ No that was genetic engineering. Not really the same thing.
                 But close.
        \_ german shepherd love!
           \_ it's been done. Stan discovers that his dog is gay in season 1
           \_ it's been done. Stan discovers that his dog is gay in the first
              season.
              \_ DUDE I'm impressed with South Park's coverage. A+++
        \_ The (occupation|liberation) of middle eastern countries.
        \_ PEAK OIL!
2007/10/19-24 [Science/Biology] UID:48390 Activity:kinda low
10/19   Watson's brilliant, simply brilliant. Just as Darwin did not want to
        publish his theory of evolution until he was almost dead, old
        Watson comes out of the closet and says something controversial.
        Moral of the story: if you have a controversial theory that
        you're absolutely convinced is a correct one, say it right before
        you die. Afterall, no one says anything bad at your eulogy.
        \- A good line:
           "In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath." --SJOHNSON
        \_ slight difference, in that Darwin spent many years researching and
           providing proof for his theory, while Watson just had verbal
           diharrea.
        \_ What does this have to do with Watson's german shepherd anyway?
2007/10/19-24 [Recreation/Pets] UID:48391 Activity:low
10/19   I don't particularly like dogs.  Nope, not poodles, labs, or any other
        dog.  Will this get deleted?
        \_ How can you not like dogs?  They're very tasty when properly
           prepared!
           \_ Really, I found mine bland.  Perhaps it wasn't prepared
              correctly.
        \_ No, because trolls last the longest on the motd.  I give this one
           at least until Monday COB.
        \_ Ever tried poodle?
           \_ Grows too slowly, too skinny, too high maintenance. Not a
              good livestock to keep. Chow Chows are superier as livestocks.
              Fast growth, low maintenance, moderately tender meat and
              is the #1 choice of dog meat lovers.
2007/10/19 [Recreation/Pets] UID:48392 Activity:nil
10/19   Today is unofficially Motd Poodle Day!  Put Poodles everywhere!
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