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re: Interesting article: Roman Gladiators were mostly vegetarian. - Volvagia
[quote]Who cares if gladiators got the works? It's nobody's business but the Turks.[/quote] They only get that privelige in Istanbul (not Constantinople)....


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re: Guessing the crying ole miss fan has been already posted? - Volvagia
Could have been worse. She could have been a Bama fan and shot him. ...


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re: I have no title or words for how awesome this gif is - Volvagia
[img]http://i.imgur.com/0sbLyS1.gif[/img] And yes, the driver was a woman. And yes, she blamed the car for it....


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re: I have no title or words for how awesome this gif is - Volvagia
Hmmmm.... It picks up from the back every time. MAYBE IF I HIT IT REALLY FAST IT WILL WORK!...


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re: [Acorns App] Invest Your Spare Change - Volvagia
Why not?...


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re: Matthews, "It's like Obama has Ebola" - Volvagia
:insert "it would be racist and offensive if an R said that" here:...


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re: Any Dresden Files Fans Read The Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne? - Volvagia
I think what sets Dresden apart is the rampant smartassness. You can get the story of the reunion of child and father in many places. Not many where you can have a huge climatic battle where the big baddie has the MacGuffin, and out of nowhere the protagonist grabs it, yells "Meep meep," a...


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re: Will we ever see NCAA football in the next generation? - Volvagia
[quote]Isn't that pretty much what they did before ? [/quote] Did they change it? Because it seemed pretty clear that they were basing it on actual, with just different names and a couple of changed races and numbers for plausible deniability ...


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re: Honest Trailers - how have I not heard of them.... - Volvagia
Wow....that part is fricking great and takes away the title of best Honest trailer ever. Doesn't matter how meh one or two of the songs are humor wise. Those 40 seconds redeems it and then some....


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re: Very Important Week Regarding Ebola in the US - Volvagia
[quote]I am sure they did test them daily but its probably not public knowledge. If it was and everyone knew about this test every idiot in America would run to the local ER demanding one.[/quote] Sorry to bump, but just saw this bit in addition to my reply above. So to keep it secret, they...


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re: 13 Things You Might Not Know About McDonald's Monopoly - Volvagia
[quote]2. To become a millionaire, you must collect both Park Place and Boardwalk. The odds of finding Park Place are 1 in 11. But, the odds of acquiring Boardwalk are around 1 in 651 million. So, your chances of getting them both are about 1 in 3.5 billion. [/quote] Those are the odds of getting...


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re: OT Teachers...why is it a damn standard that you send home so much damn homework - Volvagia
[quote]When you are brainwashing kids to be a bunch of liberals when they grow up, you've got to really drive it home.[/quote] If you are driving it that route, I would go with "They are keeping them so busy to keep parents from being able to give their own political views over time."...


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re: ASOIAF: Your predictions for book 6? Paging all Maesters. - Volvagia
I've said before that if Jon isn't revealed to be Lyanna's and Rhaegar, that is 100% why. I can't help but wonder if that is a large part of his apathy to complete it: he has seen theories too accurate for comfort. Hard to complete a carefully thought out epic if folks guessed your biggest tw...


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re: Exodus: Gods and Kings reportedly 200 minutes (3 hrs & 20 mins) long - Volvagia
I'm mostly having problems at what is essentially a Ten Commandments remake. That is pretty far up there in movie holiness. You'll have to remake Casablanca or Gone with the Wind to topple it. ...


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re: Exodus: Gods and Kings reportedly 200 minutes (3 hrs & 20 mins) long - Volvagia
Is there going to be an intermission? Cuz I dunno if my bladder can take it after washing down all the popcorn this movie will require. I'm only half joking. ...


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re: Very Important Week Regarding Ebola in the US - Volvagia
You don't have to take my word for it. Try CBS.... http://www.cbsnews.com/news/diagnosing-ebola-why-isnt-there-a-rapid-reliable-test/ Lots of highly ranked doctors in there lamenting how much easier it would be if they had a detection method for asymptomatic patients.... Dude, one thi...


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re: Very Important Week Regarding Ebola in the US - Volvagia
PCR is indeed incredabily sensitive. He is still wrong though. By the time you are assured of having at least one (and ideally more) virus in the tiny (after whatever prep do, they probably use ~40 microliters) blood sample they use, you will be symptomatic. If that is too technic...


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re: Very Important Week Regarding Ebola in the US - Volvagia
[quote]Anyone who thinks that a single person here was hoping for an outbreak is beyond retarded. [/quote] I wouldn't say hope would be the right term. But what you would call the fear mongerers who kept insisting that this would be an horrible outbreak from the point of the first docto...


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re: Very Important Week Regarding Ebola in the US - Volvagia
Hey...there is still hope. The window hasn't closed for EVERYONE yet. At least the window closed though on the original group, thus preventing any worm out of the point that if it's so contagious and airbourne, why is no one from Ducan's family ill? Going to be even better when no one gets...


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re: Justice Dept protecting former Nazis, still collecting SS despite deportation - Volvagia
[quote]Our space program owes it success to former Nazis. Von Braun's Saturn V took us to the moon. Look up Operation Paperclip. If you were a Nazi who had something to offer in the sciences or skills and experience in espionage, we'd wipe the slate clean and bring you to America [/quote] I...


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