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@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 December 2018 - 01:35 AM)

The most unrealistic thing (from a U.S. perspective) is that Florida isn't underwater!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 December 2018 - 01:35 AM)

I was reminded today of a funny thing about Star Trek:

@  Pennpenn : (15 December 2018 - 09:58 PM)

Whatever they can sell it for?

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 December 2018 - 09:48 PM)

Geez, WTF do those China sellers on eBay need my phone number for?

@  Pennpenn : (15 December 2018 - 09:44 PM)

Does the PotP voyager Starscream's chest stick out so far in combiner torso mode? It's kinda weird how much Elita Infinite's back seems so empty up top but very... protruding lower down.

@  Pennpenn : (15 December 2018 - 01:26 AM)

Trying to fit Elita One's combiner head back into her torso is a pain in the arse (and not just because her torso becomes her arse in combiner torso mode)

@  RichardT1977 : (14 December 2018 - 10:04 PM)

Power corrupts and corruption empowers.

@  Echowarrior : (14 December 2018 - 07:10 PM)

Welcome to real life...at least until enough people get fed up and they break out the guillotines.

@  Pennpenn : (14 December 2018 - 06:58 PM)

It's almost as if the people with the most money have funneled money into making the systems of government and law serve their purposes in retaining their wealth, no matter how harmful, counterintuitive, or just flat out evil they have to be. Huh.

@  Rycochet : (14 December 2018 - 02:49 PM)

https://www.motherjones.com/media/2015/10/mother-jones-vandersloot-melaleuca-lawsuit/

@  Rycochet : (14 December 2018 - 02:45 PM)

Some states have laws against that, but they're in a tiny minority. There are plenty of cases where rich people have gone after journalists and their employers for accurate reporting, lost, but still left their targets saddled with hundreds of thousands ofdollars in legal fees and no hope of recovering anyof the money because a partisan judge has decreed that while they're innocent, they're not innocent enough.

@  Rycochet : (14 December 2018 - 02:43 PM)

The american system is as bad, there are plenty of cases of billionaires or corporations filing libel suits purely to kill reporting or activisim against their activities. SLAPP suits. Strategic Lawsuits against public participation.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 December 2018 - 12:48 PM)

e.g. British libel laws place the burden of proof on the accuser, which is how we wind up with Emirati billionaires suing Western journalists in British courts

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 December 2018 - 12:46 PM)

Never visited the UK in my life, but reading about British laws in the news gives me the vibe that British culture inherently protects the wealthy and established.

@  Anonymous X : (14 December 2018 - 12:39 PM)

Sounds a lot better than labour law in the UK. It's bare minimum standards here, you don't get any employment rights as such in the first two years of employment (and the employer can arbitrarily reset the clock). Unions are limited to a few public sector professions as well; in the private sector, there basically aren't any unions.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:25 PM)

Bonus points if your company has a works council. The employer is required by law to hear the works council prior to giving you your termination. The works council cannot prevent your termination if the employer really insists on going through with it, but if the employer failed to hear the works council, didn't wait for the works council to respond, or failed to tell the works council *all* the relevant details, the termination is legally invalid due to a technicality.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:23 PM)

The employer has to tell you the reason for your termination if you explicitly ask for it, and if you can prove the reason is factually incorrect, the employer may lose the case.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:21 PM)

For all its flaws, I really like a lot about our German labor law. Here, if you're under a permanent contract and have been continually employed for over six months, employers can only fire you for reasons that fall into one of three categories defined by law, and the burden of proof is on the employer's side in a potential court case.

@  Paladin : (13 December 2018 - 05:38 PM)

in brightest day or blackest night?

@  Bass X0 : (13 December 2018 - 05:25 PM)

Finally we get a Greenlight toy.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 December 2018 - 04:58 PM)

See.. In America they would just fire you for having the wrong color shoes on or some BS reason.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:13 AM)

And hey, in addition to the clocked extra hours, I earned an additional 50% overtime bonus.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:12 AM)

This past Saturday, in full expectance of a strike this week, I worked a full extra shift. They assigned me and some of the other volunteers to a totally pointless task, while some ladies were seriously sweeping the floor. When asked how long I was planning to stay, I smiled and said "a full shift!"

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:10 AM)

"You were asking for volunteers, right? I'm staying." - "But we have no more work for you!" - "I don't see how that's *my* problem..."

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:10 AM)

It's possible to use that to troll the employer a little, though... Once they allow voluntary overtime, they cannot backtrack from that. So once you notice you're rapidly running out of work, you just decide to do overtime out of spite.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:08 AM)

Now if there's *no* strike... people eventually run out of work.

@  Nevermore : (13 December 2018 - 07:07 AM)

Amazon is prepared for strikes... they just hire way too many people for the Christmas season. If there's a strike, they still have enough (albeit inexperienced) workers.

@  Steevy Maximus : (12 December 2018 - 07:49 PM)

Not one bit :p

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (12 December 2018 - 06:46 PM)

@Steevy Did you read TM2's post? "Amazon.de".

@  Paladin : (12 December 2018 - 06:37 PM)

just wait until the European economy collapses up its Brexit-shaped asshole.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 December 2018 - 06:22 PM)

Probably not a ton of people, no. Although I'd say I order from one European Amazon site once every month or two, myself. Usually UK, but sometimes Germany as well. France and Italy a couple times, too. There are some good Blu-Ray releases that are exclusive to Europe

@  Steevy Maximus : (12 December 2018 - 06:00 PM)

I'm not sure a European strike is going to impact North American customers.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 December 2018 - 04:13 PM)

Well, somebody must've been working 'cuz I had an order in with Amazon.de that got shipped out the other day

@  Echowarrior : (12 December 2018 - 01:29 PM)

Amazon.

@  Benbot : (12 December 2018 - 01:01 PM)

AOL?

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2018 - 08:22 PM)

Also, strike has been extended. So no working for 50 minutes. Would have been fun, though.

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2018 - 08:21 PM)

I said numerous times already that I work at that big American corporation that begins with "A".

@  Waspinator : (11 December 2018 - 07:21 PM)

Preferably the equivalent of Lara Croft or Indiana Jones a thousand years from now

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 December 2018 - 02:26 PM)

The turkeys... The answer is always the Turkeys.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 December 2018 - 02:05 PM)

Who would be the heroes in this situation?

@  Waspinator : (11 December 2018 - 02:03 PM)

When I die, I want my body to be part of a puzzle solution. Like, have my skeleton pointing at the clue the heroes are supposed to find.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (11 December 2018 - 12:38 PM)

Can you say where you work at? Or is that private?

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2018 - 02:49 PM)

It's completely pointless... whch is exactly the point. Hundreds of workers showing up 50 minutes before their shift is over.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2018 - 02:49 PM)

We're on strike until midnight tomorrow (Tuesday->Wednesday). Which means I will clock in at midnight and work until my shift is over... 50 minutes later.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2018 - 02:48 PM)

Hahaha, awesome.

@  Cybersnark : (09 December 2018 - 09:36 PM)

But The Pillows prefer to kill you with Poison Rock'N'Roll

@  Rodimus Supreme : (09 December 2018 - 10:23 AM)

Pillows can kill you softly.

@  Pennpenn : (09 December 2018 - 07:26 AM)

His song.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 December 2018 - 05:34 AM)

But is anything killing you softly?

@  Pennpenn : (09 December 2018 - 03:03 AM)

Oh don't be ridiculous. Some things are killing us quickly!


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#1 Robot Viking

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 05:16 PM

We even have royalty for the inaugural post!

hello_loyal_subjects_by_johnjoseco-d4f2m


Edited by Copper Bezel, 31 July 2017 - 10:29 PM.


#2 Legion Maximus

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 07:35 PM



"Look, there's Bon Bon!"

?Very nice! Quite a lovely filly.?

?You aren?t even looking at her, you dolt! She?s the earth pony.?

?Oh, right. The blue one??

?No.?

?The purple one??

?NO! How could you even THINK it would be one of them? She?s the one who?s RADIANTLY BEAUTIFUL!? Although it was not the most lady-like behavior she might have exhibited, she put me in a headlock and wrenched my head towards a cream coloured filly with pink and blue hair.

?Extremely radiant,? I wheezed. ?Absolutely topping.?


#3 Dvandom

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 08:03 PM

A lot of threads got hidden, but not necessarily locked, in today's crash.

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#4 Scavgraphics

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 10:20 PM

Wait..what? WherE?

#5 TM2 Dinobot

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 10:35 PM

I'm so confused right now. icon-screamer.gif

Hey, what do y'all think the chances are of the AS adding a pony emoticon?

#6 TM2-Megatron

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 10:51 PM

Some Pony emoticons would be cool; I'm sure there's no shortage of them available, based on all the fan-made content floating around. Maybe when some of the planned upgrades/updates start being implemented.

#7 TM2-Megatron

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 12:07 AM


http://solar-slash.d...ay-19-267274079


http://solar-slash.d...ay-20-267274376


http://ask-dr-adorab...y-anypony-would

Edited by TM2-Megatron, 05 November 2011 - 02:30 AM.


#8 LoomX

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:47 AM


http://emlan.deviant...ndbag-266631756

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 01:06 PM



#10 Waspinator

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 01:11 PM

my little pony, friendship is magic, brony - Pinkie Savage


#11 TM2-Megatron

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 02:56 PM


http://willdrawforfo...couth-267365228


http://don-komandorr...ocked-267371904


http://shadowhunterc...-Dash-267323063

Interesting mix of Star Trek's mirror universe with MLP. I guess there, Celestia really would be a tyrant, lol.


http://www.ponibooru...post/view/80530

#12 TM2-Megatron

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 04:54 PM

lol, I think Rarity's found a new look.




http://pashapup.devi...r-You-267455372


http://sandwhisper.d...grets-267451564


http://luridchronoma...ershy-267450117


http://johnjoseco.de...ister-267447486


http://raikoh14.devi...-like-267398908


http://thex-plotion....comic-267307860

Edited by TM2-Megatron, 06 November 2011 - 04:40 AM.


#13 TM2-Megatron

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 02:48 PM


http://csimadmax.dev...Spike-267587835


http://solar-slash.d...llery/#/d4faflu

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 03:02 PM

Really sick of the Chickenloo stuff...

#15 LoomX

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 04:01 PM


http://invderlava.de...ILERS-267345320

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 08:08 PM

lol,



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Posted 08 November 2011 - 05:10 PM


http://devipotato.de...-Hugs-267880728


http://saphamia.devi...t.com/#/d4fi5ex

Dash must've lost a bet, lol...

http://gammaeradon.d...-Maid-267842064


http://feyrah.devian...n-fly-267800387


http://kiyoshiii.dev...tfire-267809522


http://noselfrespect...ershy-267662321


http://equestria-pre...-Nose-267982285

Edited by TM2-Megatron, 08 November 2011 - 08:11 PM.


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Posted 09 November 2011 - 09:35 AM

Baseball-playing human Twilight Sparkle? That's pretty random.

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 09:53 AM

23.8 - 1 she throws it in such a way that she hits herself in the leg.

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 10:14 AM

QUOTE(Creature SH @ Nov 9 2011, 09:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Baseball-playing human Twilight Sparkle? That's pretty random.

That's not Twilight Sparkle, that's "Screwball".

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