Posts by nzlemming

  • Hard News: The fake news problem,

    Interesting story on the Intercept regarding the provenance of the WashPo's "exposé" on Russian fake news:
    https://theintercept.com/2016/11/26/washington-post-disgracefully-promotes-a-mccarthyite-blacklist-from-a-new-hidden-and-very-shady-group/

    (a little frothy at the mouth but some good points made)

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: From Zero: Drugs and popular culture, in reply to Russell Brown,

    Oh, true! I forgot all about that!

    I'm going to do my best to forget again...

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: #eqnz: Okay?, in reply to Rosemary McDonald,

    those tall buildings were moving in the wind.

    They're built to do exactly that, as they are in most cities. Prevents them breaking.

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: #eqnz: Okay?, in reply to Rosemary McDonald,

    And other ‘extra sexual behaviour’.

    FTA

    He said it was important for people to remember this was God's view, not his.

    Bwahahaha!

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: The fake news problem, in reply to Russell Brown,

    And I'm still frankly at a loss as to what your point is.

    I don't think he has a point. He has a bridge.

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Be careful what you wish for,

    Trump just announced he won't repeal Obamacare, but will only amend it. There goes Senate Republican support...

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: From Zero: New Zealand and drugs, in reply to Russell Brown,

    You and Ian! No spoilers for Episode 3!

    Oops ;-)

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: From Zero: New Zealand and drugs,

    Second verse of Minnie the Moocher

    She messed around with a bloke named Smokey
    She loved him though was cokey
    He took her down to Chinatown
    And he showed her how to kick the gong around

    I'd always got the "cokey" reference, but had thought "kick the gong" was a euphemism for raising hell.

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: From Zero: New Zealand and drugs,

    We need to bring back "smeck" as a term.

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Trump's Dummkopfs, in reply to Rich of Observationz,

    In his dreams...

    Now that's a place you couldn't pay me to visit...

    Waikanae • Since Nov 2006 • 2686 posts Report Reply

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