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Re: The Debates

Post by Grumble » Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:00 pm

Hope they’ve insisted on proper tests.
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Re: The Debates

Post by EACLucifer » Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:06 pm

Grumble wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:00 pm
Hope they’ve insisted on proper tests.
Yeah. Even Trump's campaign are admitting he wasn't tested as often as they claim, and I think it's quite likely he could have been infectious at the debate, given that there is a cluster now in the staff that ran it.

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Re: The Debates

Post by dyqik » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:51 am

Season 6 of Time Team tonight.

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Re: The Debates

Post by EACLucifer » Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:13 am

Do these f.ckers think ignoring the debate rules means they are winning, or something?

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Re: The Debates

Post by Bird on a Fire » Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:21 am

EACLucifer wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:13 am
Do these f.ckers think ignoring the debate rules means they are winning, or something?
Pretty sure that's how rich people think, yes.
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Re: The Debates

Post by EACLucifer » Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:33 am

Following this second hand, but seems clear Pence didn't commit to a peaceful transition of power either.

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Re: The Debates

Post by Squeak » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:58 am

EACLucifer wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:33 am
Following this second hand, but seems clear Pence didn't commit to a peaceful transition of power either.
And he's the one who's supposed to translate Trump's outbursts into something suitable for polite society. This is not great.

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Re: The Debates

Post by EACLucifer » Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:00 am

CNN Snap Poll had Harris winning by 21pts, whereas last time Pence beat Kaine by 6pts in the same poll

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Re: The Debates

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:19 pm

THE DEBATE IS TO BE VIRTUAL, say the CPD.
Mike Patton wrote:"You overdo it sometimes. There I am, peeing on Axl Rose’s teleprompter." He looks rueful: "I didn’t really have to do that."

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Re: The Debates

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:20 pm

DO NOT WANT, says Donald Trump
Mike Patton wrote:"You overdo it sometimes. There I am, peeing on Axl Rose’s teleprompter." He looks rueful: "I didn’t really have to do that."

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Re: The Debates

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm

So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
Mike Patton wrote:"You overdo it sometimes. There I am, peeing on Axl Rose’s teleprompter." He looks rueful: "I didn’t really have to do that."

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Re: The Debates

Post by Grumble » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:40 pm

El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
Leave trombones out of this.

Besides, a sousaphone would be far more appropriate.
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Re: The Debates

Post by tenchboy » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:59 pm

Grumble wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:40 pm
El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
Leave trombones out of this.

Besides, a sousaphone would be far more appropriate.
nsfw Spoiler:

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Re: The Debates

Post by bmforre » Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:01 pm

Here is the Washington Post -march by Sousa. I don't see a Sousaphone on the video but more than one trombone.

Trump may not appreciate being represented by the WaPo in any form or tune but let that be his own problem.

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Re: The Debates

Post by Little waster » Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:27 pm

Grumble wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:40 pm
El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
Leave trombones out of this.

Besides, a sousaphone would be far more appropriate.
Tuba?
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Re: The Debates

Post by dyqik » Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:34 pm

El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
Tub of Velveeta orange cheese food.

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Re: The Debates

Post by monkey » Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:20 pm

dyqik wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:34 pm
El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
Tub of Velveeta orange cheese food.
A can of Easy Cheese and a heat lamp would be better. When the can gets hot enough it'll explode, covering everything in cheese product. A perfect metaphor for Trump IMO.

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Re: The Debates

Post by Trinucleus » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:16 pm

200 million Americans all shouting "you're on mute" then thinking no, actually as you were

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Re: The Debates

Post by Grumble » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:21 pm

El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
As a serious answer, a video shot of an empty chair. Make it a chair that’s in the White House. Or of the podium in the press briefing room.
I know this is vitriol, no solution, spleen venting, but I feel better having screamed, don’t you?

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Re: The Debates

Post by Little waster » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:33 pm

Grumble wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:21 pm
El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
As a serious answer, a video shot of an empty chair. Make it a chair that’s in the White House. Or of the podium in the press briefing room.
Or a golf course ....


Or a Russian hotel bedroom with suspiciously damp bed ...
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Re: The Debates

Post by JQH » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:38 pm

El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:36 pm
So what now? What would you replace Trump with as a no-show?

An orange jabba the hutt toy?
One of those rocking, cackling clowns?
A trombone sound effect inside a rancid pumpkin?
A large tub of rancid lard
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Re: The Debates

Post by monkey » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:42 pm

JQH wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:38 pm
A large tub of rancid lard
Roy Hattersely? Bit of an odd choice.

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Re: The Debates

Post by JQH » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:53 pm

monkey wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:42 pm
JQH wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:38 pm
A large tub of rancid lard
Roy Hattersely? Bit of an odd choice.
He was replaced by a small tub of lard. You'll have to ask HIGNFY whether it was rancid or not.
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Re: The Debates

Post by monkey » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:59 pm

Fair point, after 20+ years, I imagine it's gone way past rancid.

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Re: The Debates

Post by EACLucifer » Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:10 pm

Speaking of debates, the South Carolina debate has been cancelled after Lindsey Graham refused a COVID test - gambling with everyone's health to try and maintain a senate majority is exactly the sort of despicable sh.t we are used to from Lindsey Graham.

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