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Comment Re:A different way to use a comet (Score 1) 99

Sounds a bit like Dirk Gently's method of driving applied to space travel:

[...] he had a tremendous propensity for getting lost when driving. This was largely because of his "Zen" method of navigation, which was simply to find any car that looked as if it knew where it was going and follow it. The results were more often surprising than successful, but he felt it was worth it for the sake of the few occasions when it was both.

Well, more like the attitude. I dig it.

Comment Re:I'm sorry but (Score 2) 57

They did get paid. H*R was selling enough merchandise for The Brothers Chaps to quit their dayjobs and work on the site full-time. What it sounds like to me is they saw opportunity to do more (other) things they wanted to do and got sucked into doing those all the time.

Comment Re:Florida Is Better (Score 1) 151

I've lived in Florida (Central) for thirteen years and never heard anything like either of those anecdotes.

Though I do remember the woman with the can of, what was it, Pillsbury rolls? that burst and she thought she'd been shot.

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