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As recently as 20 years ago, the logo was of an Indian chief with a headdress, but apparently somebody clued them in and now it's a knight's helmet, so that was an easy change. I wonder when they did that?

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Date: 2017-09-16 11:06 am (UTC)
chelseagirl: Alice -- Tenniel (Default)
From: [personal profile] chelseagirl
It would have been funnier if they'd changed their logo to match the 1979 film The Warriors . . . "Warriors, come out and play!"

Date: 2017-09-16 12:37 pm (UTC)
lilysea: Mischievous (Mischievous)
From: [personal profile] lilysea
That was my thought also

Date: 2017-09-16 12:20 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] brithistorian
There's a K-drama (I can't remember the name right now but can find it if anyone's that interested) about two college athletes where he's a swimmer and she's a weightlifter. I'm all for diversification of sports - the most sports you're exposed to, the more likely you are to find one that interests you.

Also, I really think someone needs to write an article "Why to trick your brain into things a small animal is hopping up your arm" as a companion piece to the how article. I mean, I suppose it's interesting that you can do this, but I think the more interesting question is "How did someone come to find out that it's possible to do this?"

Date: 2017-09-16 06:32 pm (UTC)
jesse_the_k: Closeup medical drawing of an eye where lower lashes are four fingers crawling up over the lower lid (hand eye comic)
From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
My question exactly, which prevented me from clicking through.

I already have "formications" I don't need more!

Date: 2017-09-16 12:55 pm (UTC)
author_by_night: (Ann by nuv0le_rapide)
From: [personal profile] author_by_night
The "both sides" thing just makes me angry. I do believe in acknowledging both sides of an argument,* but when you talk about Neo Nazis there are no other sides. The conversation begins and ends with Neo Nazis.

*Although some would call this problematic. However, to me it's not necessarily as much "well both are right/wrong" as it is acknowledging that it's very easy to paint the opposing side of a debate as cartoon villains, when in reality, people are not cartoons. People have many different reasons for believing what they do, and I find it more helpful for my own arguments to understand them. But like I said, this isn't the case when it comes to Neo Nazis.

Edited Date: 2017-09-16 12:57 pm (UTC)

Date: 2017-09-16 03:31 pm (UTC)
bittercat: Wally Poppi (Default)
From: [personal profile] bittercat
Preach!

Date: 2017-09-17 12:05 am (UTC)
author_by_night: (Default)
From: [personal profile] author_by_night
Yeah. I don't think Trump meant that as a weird way of being diplomatic, I think he was just being... Trump. :/

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