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Off Topic - Anything Goes
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Emcee:  clean86 Type:  Moderated
This is a place to bring up just about any topic you want to discuss.

The only thing off limits is politics. See below for why. Everything else is good, as long as it doesn't violate the SI Terms of Use.

If you want to get completely non-linear and nonsensical, so much the better. I'm hoping we can have fun here.

I do ask that people be civil with one another. This means that if you disagree with something, you will respond by saying what you disagreed with, but refrain from insulting the person who said it.

Basically, I don't care what people talk about, but this isn't the place for a brawl.

People who can't act like grownups will be banned, either temporarily or permanently, depending on my mood and possibly quite arbitrarily. I'm fair, but I'm human.

The restriction on political topics has more to do with trying to keep this thread interesting than any kind of squeamishness. There are a lot of places on SI for people to rant about politics. Most of those places are nasty and boring. This will not be one of them.
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6749[youtube video] Forklift driver apparently survived, protected by TimF1last Thursday
6748Small plane makes emergency landing on Interstate 66 in Virginia The Federal AviTimF-September 18
6747Mao proposed 'exporting' millions of women to US MAO Zedong proposed sTimF-September 18
6746reddit.comTimF-September 18
6745Argentinosaurus at Brookfield Zoo little humans for scale [graphic] reddit.comTimF-September 11
6744Pine are also used in ... pesto! Yum yumStock Puppy-September 9
6743Chinese man gets trapped aloft in hydrogen balloon for 2 days, traveling 200 miTimF-September 9
6742Former Royal protection officer Richard Griffin reminisces about a picnic he wenTimF-September 9
6741The Veluwemeer Aqueduct: Netherland's Unique Water Bridge Forget tunnels, brTimF1September 8
6740Fake air vent built into a bunker in Normandy. Grenade surprise! reddit.comTimF-September 8
6739reddit.comTimF-September 8
6738reddit.comTimF-September 8
6737Today in Tedium: When we drink beverages, often those beverages have to live inS. maltophilia-September 7
6736North America 77 million years ago [graphic] reddit.comTimF3September 5
6735#OTD (8/19) in 1961, the Swedish HMS Bavern had perhaps the rarest of submarine TimF1August 23
6734In 2003 Walter Gregg, then 82, said "Not too many people can say they'vTimF-August 22
6733China demolishing unfinished high-rises reddit.comTimF1August 20
6732A B.C. woman with amnesia remarries husband A Saanich woman who suffered a traumTimF3August 19
6731What Really Happened During the Yellowstone Park Flood? [youtube video] youtube.TimF2August 17
6730Results of a Recluse spider bite. The person who posted it left pants on the flTimF1August 16
6729A 'miniature' set from Skyfall (2012) [graphic] reddit.comTimF-August 15
6728Sure enough, thanks for the correction. I just eyeballed it by circle size and dJ.F. Sebastian-August 10
6727US is 7th, Congo is 32. Indonesia is 31, US is 30.TimF1August 10
6726As percent of current population might be more informative?Stock Puppy-August 10
6725I knew India had the highest birth rate and China was second, but this really ilJ.F. Sebastian-August 10
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