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Comment: Re:Comedy gold (Score 1) 101

by Black Parrot (#49779235) Attached to: Creationists Manipulating Search Results

4300 years ago...

I guess the Sixth Dynasty of Old Kingdom Egypt didn't notice they got washed away, and went on building their pyramids like nothing had happened.

And Sargon must have clung to the side of the ark - or snuck on disguised as a dinosaur - so he could get back to building his empire as soon as the ground dried out.

I reckon the author is better at manipulating reality than he is at manipulating search results.

Comment: Re:I know that happened to me. (Score 1) 360

by Black Parrot (#49696275) Attached to: What Happens To Our Musical Taste As We Age?

Get Live at Leeds on one of the remastered CDs. You can get the whole concert now, or the whole concert sans Tommy, which still includes lots of stuff the LP didn't.

And they were phenomenal: Roger on lead vocals, John on lead bass, Keith on lead drums, and Pete on precussion guitar.

By the time I was old enough to hear them live they had keyboards, a horn section, and doo-wop girls. Not the same thing at all.

Apropos the top post, I've put on The Who in the last 24 hours, but I've also put on some Medieval and Renaissance music. I still listen to my teenage faves, but my tastes have expanded a lot too.

Comment: Re:Is this a USA government institution? (Score 3, Insightful) 133

by Black Parrot (#49662667) Attached to: FCC Tosses Petition Challenging Its New Internet Regulations

Is this FCC a USA government institution?

I thought the US government was since Ronnie wholly owned by the corporations...

Let us (normal internet users) hope the FCC can get away with this pro net-neutrality policy, level playing field and all that!

There's something in the air. Lately even Joe Scarborough and some of the FOX News regulars have occasionally balked at the bullshit.

Probably the solar system is passing through a cloud of hippie gas or something.

A triangle which has an angle of 135 degrees is called an obscene triangle.