Friday Night Open Thread

I like SPAM® (Hormel’s meat product). I hate spam (UCE).

But I like Weird Al.

[The YouTube]

Now, it’s your turn. Friday Night Open Thread means you control the conversation.

What’s on your mind?

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We Will Put on a Show… of Strength!

President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand parade of the US armed forces marching in Washington this year to celebrate military strength.

A little Kim Jong Un, but still, it’s better than his predecessor’s plan to have America’s soldiers marching to the unemployment office.

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Can’t Believe They Quit Before They Got to Trump’s Ego

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Total Perspective Vortex

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Link of the Day: Personally, I Just Say, “Thank You for Being an American Worth Defending”

[High Praise! to Duffel Blog]

(Caution: Contains some swearing)
New Pentagon plan advises Americans to stop thanking veterans for their service

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Icebreaker: Been Pleasantly Surprised By Anything Lately?

I found a list called “The 25 most popular icebreaker questions based on four years of data“. So I’m gonna post a few, and see what happens.

Your mission: answer the question in the comments with a good story.

If you don’t have a good story, you are encouraged to make one up.

Been pleasantly surprised by anything lately?

Yes. The movie “Sing”. Unlike every other movie I’ve ever seen, the lowest point in the “hero’s journey” takes place on a sunny day, surrounded by bright colors. No darkness. No rain.

I rather liked that.

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Actually, This Is What I Use My 100-Rounder For

[High Praise! to Freedom Is Just Another Word]

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Straight Line of the Day: Adding a Little Excitement to This Year’s Winter Olympics, a New Event…

Works like this: I feed you Moon Nukers a straight line, and you hit me with a punch line in the comments.

Adding a little excitement to this year’s winter Olympics, a new event

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The Illustrated Frank J: Well, We Haven’t Had a Soulless Ginger Democrat Since Jefferson, So He’s Due…


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Like Our Oil? You’ll Love Our Sand!

In yet another sign of America’s booming economy, US oil is actually being exported to the Middle East.

Didn’t see that one coming. But in this crazy world, at least you can still count on one thing: you’ll never see Democrats vote for tax cuts.

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