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@  TheMightyMol... : (14 August 2020 - 02:47 AM)

Fake news, no shinobi.

@  Sabrblade : (13 August 2020 - 10:31 PM)

Turns out the President set the whole thing up as a publicity stunt. Very rude.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 August 2020 - 08:11 PM)

The ninjas will go away, it will be fine.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 08:02 PM)

listen; i'm sure there were very fine ninjas on both sides.

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 August 2020 - 07:50 PM)

My thoughts and prayers go out to the ninjas.

@  Cybersnark : (13 August 2020 - 06:36 PM)

Can we just let them have him?

@  Bass X0 : (13 August 2020 - 06:18 PM)

The president has been kidnapped by ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:08 PM)

At first, I obviously thought I was correct.  Then I thought perhaps the spelling had changed for some reason.  Copyright/trademark law is weird, ya know?  Now I just accept I goofed. XD

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:07 PM)

See, that one directly applies to me.  Apparently, I'd been misreading and mispronouncing it wrong for over 30 years... and I still slip and do it the wrong way much of the time.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

for the Internet age its the "Berenstain" Effect.

@  Bass X0 : (12 August 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Can you root for what The Rock is cooking!?

@  -LittleAutob... : (12 August 2020 - 10:35 AM)

sOmEoNe NoTiCeD-

@  wonko the sane? : (12 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

I am the only one rooting for the rock these days?

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 August 2020 - 12:37 AM)

Sour grapes for the next decade until Apophis hits.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:26 PM)

Thank yoo for vatching hydroolic pthress chan-nel.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:19 PM)

Hey, do you have any grapes?

@  Otaku : (11 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

I dunno... it sounds kind of quackers to me.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 August 2020 - 05:17 PM)

That would be nice....

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 August 2020 - 04:36 PM)

I wish I could just sit by a pond and watch ducks for a while.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 August 2020 - 03:52 AM)

Others say Joe sat down at this pond next to these ducks but really there's just no place in this world for an old man and his ducks.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:48 PM)

Even worse when I can produce those verifiable facts at a later point, and then the other person simply claims the argument was the other way round (as in, I was actually arguing their position and vice versa).

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:47 PM)

I can argue with people about my versus their memory of events when verifiable facts are not readily available, though, and I get really annoyed when I'm capable of presenting a precise, step-by-step summary with multiple key points that can be used for future verification, and the other person just goes "nope, wrong" without going into detail.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:45 PM)

I forget things, and I misremember things. But when presented with verifiable facts, my reaction is more like "Huh, could have sworn it was like that", not "this reality is not my own".

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:43 PM)

I have an extremely good memory (which I have proven time and again), and even I can be mistaken.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 August 2020 - 06:40 PM)

Might be worth pointing out that it only became "Mandela Effect" and not just "I remembered this wrong" when a conspiracy theorist insisted it was proof of alternate timelines.

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Incorrectly remembering Nelson Mandela's fate may be uniquely American... but is it really that strange to get South African political history wrong when you're no where near South Africa?

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

I always assumed the Mandela Effect was a "human thing", not an American thing.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2020 - 02:03 PM)

Then there are people who outright manufacture memories for whatever reason.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (10 August 2020 - 01:13 PM)

The human brain is so flaky that it is extremely unlikely that a given person does NOT have any false memories.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Perhaps it's simple word association the movie Sinbad and then our minds apply the same memories to a man named Sinbad.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:04 PM)

The Mandela Effect is the same as people remembering Sinbad in a movie where he played a genie... Of which he never did.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:36 AM)

People that believe Mandela Effect things would rather come up with any number of reasons as to why their version doesn't have any actual evidence(like alternate timelines collapsing into our own) than just admit they remembered something wrong

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Sort of. It's more that when presented with a verifiable fact, they double down because it's what they believe instead of changing their minds

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

"I could have sworn that ______."

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

I'm not arguing with either of those two statements, but they're not really connected. Mandela Effect is, to oversimplify, people being widely mistaken about what they think *is* a verifiable fact. Nothing to do with opinions.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 08:52 AM)

Pretty sure the Mandela Effect in general is an American thing. Opinion > Verifiable Facts is sadly a pretty American thing

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:27 AM)

Ask these people how Apartheid ended according to their recollection, and I'm sure they'll draw a blank.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:25 AM)

You got two black anti-Apartheid activists who were imprisoned by the oppressive regime. One died, the other was Nelson Mandela. It's not a far stretch that Americans who don't know many details about the history of other countries would mix up the two.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:24 AM)

My own theory is that these people are simply mixing up Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko, another South African anti-Apartheid activist, who did indeed die in police custody in 1977. There was an Oscar-nominated movie about his life starring Denzel Washington that came out in 1987, the same time frame these people claim remembering Mandela dying.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:17 AM)

I met a few people from South Africa, and they either never heard of the phenomenon at all, or only know of it from the internet. Apparently, it's completely unknown in South Africa, and it might even be entirely limited to the United States.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:16 AM)

So does anyone remember the "Mandela Effect"? I'm talking specifically about the original case where many people vividly remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 August 2020 - 03:16 AM)

Crisis of Corona.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?


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#1 tec

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 10:28 PM

Reopened for your drinking pleasure


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Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:12 PM

SCOTCH ME TEC BROTHER! I AM SO LOW ON SCOTCH MY LITTLE SCOTCH-o-METER IS GOING *AHEH AHEH* GASPING AT THE LAST DROPS OF ITS PURE SWEET LIFE SUSTAINING NECTAR



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Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:37 PM

What was that? Scotch?

Okay!

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:55 PM

*Some rogue drones come crashing through the sky light and the ceiling (leaving rogue shaped holes in the ceiling).*

WOOO HOOOO!!!! IT'S OPEN AGAIN!!!! GRAPE SODA PLEASE BARKEEP!!!

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 12:01 AM

*A drone comes crashing through the other skylight and a dozen more follow him through the same skylight.*

BRING ON THE TANG!!!



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Posted 07 December 2011 - 03:14 AM

*starts everything back up*

*starts the damage bill for the drones again*

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#7 Destron D-69

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 05:17 PM

I'll take a scotch from you too Caboose, 1 glass is only good for a 64th of Fully tanked

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 07:01 PM

*dodges a drone*
Can't a drunkard enjoy his moonshine in peace?

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No matter the greatness of your desperation, the failures of your efforts, or the injustice of your treatment, at least a few men have stared into the same challenges and emerged victorious from these tests.
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Posted 08 December 2011 - 07:09 PM

Give the man his own bar stool ... us peaceful drunks all hang out down at this end .

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 12:44 AM

QUOTE(SilverFirePrime @ Dec 8 2011, 06:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
*dodges a drone*
Can't a drunkard enjoy his moonshine in peace?


Peace in Mayhem? What is this peace that you speak of? It is not the way of our people.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 12:48 AM

Give me a double. And make it a double. I have some sorrows to drown.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 01:13 AM

*A rogue drone comes up from the very vast store room.*

tec we have a problem. We kind of broke the no time experiments in the store room rule and.... we kind of temporally sent part of the store room into Prohibition Chicago. Elliot Ness raided the place and destroyed all the rum, ale, and Meade, but we're lucky the Scotch and Lager was safe in the present. If any of the Vikings stall them. We sent Bob the rogue drone on a Meade run and he should be back very soon... ok not so very... he may have to dodge some Mongols and he thinks there are rogue Vikings, but we keep telling him that they are all loyal to Devcon. So being so jumpy may make him a little later than he should be, but he will make it back with the Meade in tact... more or less.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 01:15 AM

I'll take a bathtub mint julep.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 08:32 PM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Dec 9 2011, 01:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'll take a bathtub mint julep.


I really don't think it's safe to let those drones make their own booze, it's not going to end

*BOOM*

....well.

When you find yourself standing on the brink of surrender, know that many in the past faced trials such as your own, but overcame them with their great conviction.
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Posted 10 December 2011 - 04:41 PM

*pulls the Delorean out of the garage*
I gotta go save my boose

*sets the time circuits and leaves a twin trail of fire*

.......

*reappers with kegs straped to the hood powering the delorean*

Now make sure you keep the drones out of room 12

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 12:17 AM

QUOTE(SilverFirePrime @ Dec 9 2011, 07:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Dec 9 2011, 01:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'll take a bathtub mint julep.


I really don't think it's safe to let those drones make their own booze, it's not going to end

*BOOM*

....well.


*Another rogue drone walks in and hears the boom.*

Guess we better send a repair drone for Doug. Oh and I wonder whose car he was making that bathtub mint julep on. Of course he did dent the car before he blew it up.

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 04:20 AM

I've had quite the day. Give me a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick. Belgium.

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 04:46 AM

gets ur on dang dring Im simpleing the muchendice *hic*

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 03:41 PM

*A drone answers the phone.*

Hello? What do you mean you had a tour of the back room of the bar and a bunch of Bothans fell down that bottomless pit we never covered up? Don't you know that those Bothan Lemmings should never be taken into a dangerous area? What do you mean the survivors threatened to sue tec and you gave them the plans to his Death Star to pay them off? GOOD BYE!!!

*The drone hangs up and disappears into the crowd.*

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