Newspaper Headlines That Make You Want to Give Up on Life

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    Re: Newspaper Headlines That Make You Want to Give Up on Life

    Post by chrondog on Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:31 pm

    yancy wrote:What are we reading into it? Taken at face value, it paints the guy as someone too immature, ADHD, or busy tweeting and playing candy crush to actually be social with a female human for a couple uninterrupted hours. If that's "fine enough" for you or his potential mates, I guess everything old farts say about the smartphone generation is true.

    i guess i'm just drawing a separation between "too immature... to actually be social with a female human for a couple uninterrupted hours" and choosing to be a casual weenie on the first date and give yourself an escape route from an encounter with a girl you met on the Internet.

    there's probably a strong overlap between dudes who are obsessed with smartphone dating apps and dudes who are too immature to sit still and talk to someone, but we don't have to paint with that broad brush. maybe Adam Diamond is a smartphone gash hound who is interested in scooping up casual tail, not romantic steak dinners. maybe he actually works long hours as a movie trailer editor (lol). i don't know what his motives are, but it just seems like everyone went from "doesn't like wasting time on bad first dates" to "nerd dressed like Edward Snowden dating on his phone sucks at life".
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    Re: Newspaper Headlines That Make You Want to Give Up on Life

    Post by chrondog on Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:32 pm

    i'm also not sure the woman in the tank top with the horrible haircut eating salad at a bar is the model for mature "women" everywhere
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    Post by Soma on Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:36 pm

    jasperness wrote: Internet voyeur who has fetishes for ethnic women

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    Re: Newspaper Headlines That Make You Want to Give Up on Life

    Post by yancy on Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:00 am

    jasperness wrote:i'm also not sure the woman in the tank top with the horrible haircut eating salad at a bar is the model for mature "women" everywhere
    Looks like a strappy dress to me, her hair isn't so bad, and I bet she'd rather be eating that salad at a nice restaurant, but I guess you have to go where the eligible movie trailer editors are.
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    Post by chrondog on Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:04 pm

    our generation is fasho doomed though on the whole, i feel that creeping sense of dread too

    literally hundreds of people at the A's game yesterday were playing Candy Crush, including every person under 15 years old

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    Post by ClosetOfExhaustion on Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:16 pm

    at a sox game last year, the late 40's guy in the row in front of me, who was there with his buddy and 2 young children, was leaned back in his seat not paying attention to the game and watching graphic porn on his phone.

    I think we're gonna be fine.
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    Post by yancy on Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:38 pm

    The lesson here is that baseball is boring as fuck.
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    Post by techno raj on Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:08 pm

    I wonder if madrox found a new board to troll after he finally gave up on members-only Ninja Turtles Fan Forum
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    Post by reuben on Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:42 pm

    Jigga has been pretty active on the Jim Derogatis Fan Forum.
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    Post by Soma on Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:08 pm

    http://www.soundopinions.org/forum/index.php?/topic/20557-do-you-guys-like-joan-didion/

    This is up there with his best work.
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    Post by Ted Falconi on Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:24 pm

    http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-08-02/news/chi-questions-in-police-killing-of-95yearold-vet-20130802_1_police-killing-2-foot-metal-shoehorn-95-year-old-man
    The family of a 95-year-old man who died during a confrontation with Park Forest police is disputing the department's version of events and asking whether their relative was killed unnecessarily.

    Police say they tased John Wrana and fired beanbag rounds at him at a retirement home last Friday after he threatened staff and officers with a metal cane and 2-foot metal shoehorn, then grabbed a 12-inch knife. Wrana died hours later of internal bleeding caused by the shots.

    The heir to Royko and Greene has some commentary:
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    Post by Duff... on Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:49 pm

    Kinda terrified who were gonna end up with after this clown kicks the bucket, considering the rate of degeneration.
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    Post by Ned Braden on Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:44 pm

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    Post by monotony on Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:00 pm

    http://www.theage.com.au/world/facebook-murder-confession-posted-with-photo-of-body-20130809-2rlos.html
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    Post by reuben on Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:51 am

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/testicleeating-fish-the-pacu-found-in-paris-with-fears-it-could-be-coming-to-the-uk-8798118.html
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    Post by yancy on Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:08 am

    One more reason I'm perfectly happy not knowing how to swim.
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    Post by Ned Braden on Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:44 pm

    Infamous Metal Loving Goat Has Died
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    Post by yancy on Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:31 am

    \m/
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    Post by reuben on Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:45 am

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    Post by reuben on Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:25 pm

    31 minutes ago Army’s top sex assault prosecutor suspended after assault allegation
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    Post by petey on Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:31 pm

    Smh

    http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/545/article/p2p-79696362/

     Fuck it. 
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    Post by petey on Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:32 pm

    I don't recognize/understand most of the emoticon options here anymore
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    Post by Ted Falconi on Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:35 pm

    aw hellz yeah 
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    Post by Ted Falconi on Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:36 pm

    But seriously, a lot of them are about hockey, so who cares.
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