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by Cutlass
Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/23 Incomprehensible Dialects
Replies: 6
Views: 18

Re: TOTD 2/23 Incomprehensible Dialects

Own knows this shit. Better than I do.
by Cutlass
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/23 Incomprehensible Dialects
Replies: 6
Views: 18

Re: TOTD 2/23 Incomprehensible Dialects

There was essentially no "German" or Italian" before the late 19th century, and no "French" before the late 18th, so far as I know. All the languages of Europe were like a continuous spectrum, rather than points. I think it was Owen a few years ago posted something about that, how as you moved from ...
by Cutlass
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: Chat thread. Place for casual conversation.
Replies: 398
Views: 6879

Re: Chat thread. Place for casual conversation.

Thanks. It feels a little better now. Doc said I caught it in time to get treatment. Unlike my knees, which have no cartilage left at all.
by Cutlass
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 20
Views: 133

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

Yeah, but running into other ships by accident is typically considered bad form.
by Cutlass
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 20
Views: 133

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

you ain't supposed to do that...
by Cutlass
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 20
Views: 133

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

Timsup2nothin wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:59 pm
the only US Navy nuclear submarine with tonnage.

I don't understand that...
by Cutlass
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 20
Views: 133

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

At the Subforce Museum in Groton there's a sail of one of those in the parking lot.
by Cutlass
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 20
Views: 133

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

Cars. Cars have personalities. Maybe all large machines. My submarine was an evil bitch. Because it had an evil purpose, or because it acted evil? We used to call her 'the octopus.' Trying to get to sea it was like as fast as we pried loose one tentacle (fixed a critical system) she'd grab onto the...
by Cutlass
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Pictures, Media, and Art.
Topic: Post Your Own Pictures!
Replies: 22
Views: 433

Re: Post Your Own Pictures!

Image


Little Bighorn National Battlefield Memorial.
by Cutlass
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 20
Views: 133

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

Timsup2nothin wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:07 am
Cars. Cars have personalities. Maybe all large machines. My submarine was an evil bitch.
Because it had an evil purpose, or because it acted evil?