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TOMD 4: The Tribraggart Tournament

Discussion in 'Real Life Discussion' started by Peace, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. Marsupial

    Marsupial Headmaster DLP Supporter

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    If I owned the townhouse I'm renting, I would've ripped most of the walls out this weekend. Aluminum wiring and AFCI breakers seems to be a winning combination.

    I'm like 95% sure I could rip out the back walls, run a new circuit on copper wire, and solve all my problems without the landlord ever knowing. It'd be doing them a favour given the general state of the electrics in this shithole. But maaaan if they did one of those 48 hour notice property checks while I was working on it, I'd be thoroughly fucked. Tempted though.
     
  2. Zombie

    Zombie John Waynes Teeth Prestige DLP Supporter

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    When family cut up what's left over of your legacy for what they can get out of it I'd take paying taxes any day.

    That's why when I die my shits taken care of and my family won't have to worry about cutting anything up. It's better you buy it than let them sell it to someone else only to let a house development or some shitty of tree farm move in though.
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    Don't waste your money and make the landlord fix it. If it's not fixed right then make sure they know.
     
  3. Erandil

    Erandil Minister of Magic

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    You guys are starting make me feel bad for being the one being bought out... But honestly, I prefer hard "cash" over having to take care of a farm hundreds kilometres away and destroying my relationship with my brother by disagreeing about its future.
     
  4. MonkeyEpoxy

    MonkeyEpoxy Heir DLP Supporter

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    TOMD: Fuck the Crimson Tide. Completely destroyed by Clemson
     
  5. Perspicacity

    Perspicacity High Score: 3,994 Prestige DLP Supporter DLP Gold Supporter

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    You shouldn't feel bad. Each case is different and you do what's best for your own financial situation.
     
  6. Giovanni

    Giovanni God of Scotch

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    TOMD: Yesterday was inauguration day in Wisconsin. This meant more or less all day events followed by a black tie optional gala. I danced for six hours.

    Now existence is pain.
     
  7. Arthellion

    Arthellion Lord of the Banned Prestige

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    It was beautiful. Trevor Lawrence is a beast. Really wish we had gotten him to Georgia.
     
  8. Perspicacity

    Perspicacity High Score: 3,994 Prestige DLP Supporter DLP Gold Supporter

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    The good kind of pain?
     
  9. Darth_Revan

    Darth_Revan Secret Squirrel Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Tony Evers is worth a little pain.
     
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  10. Joe's Nemesis

    Joe's Nemesis High Score: 2,058 Prestige

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    Found out a couple of days ago I did, in fact, get the faculty position. And, the salary is a full 20 percent higher than I was told in the interview. While it is not the ideal, it's a faculty position and those are getting harder and harder to find.
     
  11. Giovanni

    Giovanni God of Scotch

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    The kind of pain where walking is actually agony for your feet because men's opera pumps are not designed with dance comfort in mind.

    Governor Evers is going to do a spectacular job in office.
     
  12. Johnnyseattle

    Johnnyseattle Headmaster DLP Supporter

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    I got my first ever death threat today, on Facebook no less, after a post on a political topic. Interestingly enough, the guy works in the same place I do, two buildings over from me. And I know his boss.

    This should be a fun conversation.
     
  13. Nazgus

    Nazgus Chief Warlock

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    Please keep us updated. I've always wondered what it would be like to confront someone who sends death threats.
     
  14. Johnnyseattle

    Johnnyseattle Headmaster DLP Supporter

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    You know, I'm really torn here. Part of me wants to just walk up to him and say "alright, here I am, kill away!" and part of me just wants to show the whole thing to the police and his bosses and ignore him completely.

    I guess a third choice would just be to screenshot the whole thing and post it to the FB account of our organization. That might be a good time I guess, now that I think of it...
     
  15. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    On one hand, it's totally fair game to take it to cops or the guy's boss.

    On the other... It's a "death threat". On Facebook. The retardation of progressivism stands on the foundation of people choosing to take words on the Internet as if the other guy is right in front of you calling you a soon to be dead faggot to your face. If Anita Sarkeesian had learned to just ignore what people say to you on social media, she might have had a successful career of some sort today. As is, well...

    Then again my death threats came in times when Call of Duty was still a significant part of my life, so what do I know.
     
  16. Zombie

    Zombie John Waynes Teeth Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Just make sure shit doesn't fall both ways. If you do it on the public account. If you don't want to work there, by all means, do it. And then post screen caps of the fallout. I could use the laugh.

    If it was done during work hours, then thats potential grounds for termination because of misconduct on the clock. Words are like guns, mkay.

    But if it was done off the clock, then it doesn't matter. Take it to the police if you want to see their house swatted.
     
  17. Aekiel

    Aekiel Angle of Mispeling Prestige DLP Supporter

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    The people sending death threats against you for killing them in CoD are generally not the same people that work at the same place you do. It's better to ensure your own safety first. Also, accepting death threats as a part of regular life isn't exactly a good thing either because it means that if someone threatens your life and means it you're less likely to believe them.
     
  18. Perspicacity

    Perspicacity High Score: 3,994 Prestige DLP Supporter DLP Gold Supporter

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    Screencap it then head over to your company's HR department and file a complaint. Unless you work for Soldier of Fortune magazine or Academi (formerly Blackwater), it's not a good look for your company for them to have someone like that working there. At the very least, he'll get a talking to from management. More likely, he'll be fired immediately for cause.

    The beauty of "pulling the trigger" this way is that he won't even know it was you.
     
  19. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    Death threats from an angry retard on social media because you dared disagree with him politically is also not what I would call a credible death threat. It's shit talking. Accepting shit talking is absolutely a regular part of life. As is learning to ignore it. Most likely if Johnnyseattle does nothing, then the guy will have forgotten he said anything like that in a week because I doubt he's home planning a murder right now. Rather he's probably calling someone else a dead faggot because they disagreed.
     
  20. Aekiel

    Aekiel Angle of Mispeling Prestige DLP Supporter

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    If this dude was just some random asshole on the internet then I'd agree with you, but the situation changes when they work at the same place you do. He may even know where Johnny lives (or can likely find out based on any pictures/statuses that Johnny or his friends/family have posted). That takes out of the realm of 'Eh, it's just some fuckwit' and into the realm of 'do I want to take the chance that he's serious?'

    At best he's actively trying to force Johnny to not air his political views under threat of violence. Even if you think that he's full of bullshit (and likelihood is that this is the case), it's worth taking action just to send the message that this is not acceptable in civilised society.
     
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