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2020.06.08 11:29 kloktijd allcountriesmatter

Just to piss off Americans on the 4th of July
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2011.04.27 03:04 slstudios Huntington Beach, CA

Huntington Beach, CA
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2016.06.09 07:09 BlistexMedex Ripley WV

Ripley🤠 Home to the original Femboy Hooters!
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2023.03.23 20:36 Emotional-Egg2542 4th of July Disconnect

Hey everybody, I’m a returning campus intern this summer and I know last year we got July 1st-5th off, will the dates be the same this year or do they change? Also I’m going into strategy consulting this summer so if anybody has any advice that would be awesome.
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2023.03.23 19:46 wsj Taylor Swift Fans Prepare Wardrobe, Hydration Strategies for Marathon-Length Shows

Hey everyone! We have a fun fan-focused story out this week about how people are preparing for the marathon of a 3+ hour long show. I thought I’d share it with you here.
From Anne Steele:
Kassie Meiler endured six hours in an online waiting room to score tickets to one of Taylor Swift’s upcoming concerts. Now, she is gearing up—literally—for the stamina test of the pop star’s 44-song, three-hour show.
Instead of heels, the 27-year-old plans to wear platform Keds, the sneaker brand Ms. Swift once endorsed. Rather than a sparkly fringe jacket similar to what Ms. Swift sports onstage, Ms. Meiler is seeking a cooler option for the April show in Tampa, Fla., that she will attend, perhaps in vest form.
She will swap her usual cocktail or white wine for an electrolyte drink, she said. Mentally, Ms. Meiler is pulling confidence from the 24-hour dance marathons she completed in college: “If I can do that, I can do a Taylor Swift tour.”
Ms. Swift stunned fans opening night on her first tour in five years by performing a 190-minute set that followed two opening acts. Word spread quickly online of the stadium show’s length, prompting nervous strategy brainstorms among fans now rethinking everything from their elaborate outfits to hydration methods.
The Eras Tour, which is scheduled to run 52 stadium dates, is forecast to become the highest-grossing tour of all time, according to concert-data tracker Pollstar. The show is a combination of Ms. Swift’s pandemic pursuits and her efforts to take ownership of her life’s work by rerecording her early music. After her festival-style shows for her 2019 “Lover” album were canceled because of Covid-19, she released two surprise albums penned in pandemic isolation.
The Eras Tour set list spans her entire catalog, including songs from “Folklore,” which won the Grammy for Album of the Year and “Evermore,” which earned a Grammy nomination—as well as hits that she rerecorded from “Fearless” and “Red.” Late last year, she released “Midnights,” which shattered sales records.
Packing so much material into one show amounts to an endurance test for Ms. Swift, too. Her 44-song set dwarfs that of other rock stars known for long shows, according to data from Setlist.fm. Prince’s 2004 shows and Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella sets each averaged 32 songs. Bruce Springsteen averaged 29 songs in 1985 and 27 in 2012. Bob Dylan’s 1978 world tour averaged 28 songs, according to Setlist.fm.
Stadium shows are a badge of honor for music’s biggest stars. Only an elite few can fill them, and on this tour Ms. Swift has sold out multiple nights in each city she visits. Her Homeric effort, which includes the 10-minute version of fan-favorite song “All Too Well,” is baffling fans and industry insiders.
“Sure, Springsteen and Prince played these legendary long shows, but they were not singing the entire time. They had bands, and a whole lot of instrumental work that extended out the show,” said Nathan Hubbard, former Ticketmaster chief executive and co-host of the Ringer’s “Every Single Album: Taylor Swift” podcast series.
“Taylor is singing as the center lead for the entirety of the show, and she’s doing it in heels,” he said. A representative for Ms. Swift didn’t respond to a request for comment.
“Three-hour shows. taylorswift is definitely a distance swimmer,” Olympic gold-medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky tweeted Tuesday.
Mr. Hubbard estimated that if Ms. Swift’s movements were tracked as soccer players were during the World Cup, she travels a mile during the show, maybe two.
Former NFL defensive end J.J. Watt lauded Ms. Swift’s rigor in a 2½-minute video posted to Twitter after seeing her Saturday show in Glendale, Ariz.
“She did not stop the whole time—there was no halftime, there was no TV timeouts,” he said. “She crushed it, and she didn’t even look tired. I was tired, and I was just sitting there.”
Daniela Morgan, 40, is doubling up on Las Vegas shows this weekend. On Friday night, she is attending solo with a $760 standing-room-only floor ticket. For Saturday night, Ms. Morgan initially planned to take a friend, but her 10-year-old son, Eli, begged to go instead.
Eli has heard reminders from his dad about the responsibility that comes with taking a $350 ticket to see his mom’s favorite artist, Ms. Morgan said. Still, she is worried about her son needing snacks and bathroom breaks. “Is my kid going to be able to hang three hours?” she said.
Claire Ginther, a 26-year-old from Huntington Beach, Calif., has a shoe dilemma. To see Ms. Swift in Las Vegas this weekend, she had planned an outfit based on the pastel, 1960s aesthetic of Ms. Swift’s “Lover” album. Her new go-go boots arrived this week, but now she is debating switching to sneakers for comfort. With her 5’1” height and $750 floor tickets, she risks not being able to see much, she said.
For advice, she is combing through TikTok, where concertgoers are trading survival tips. “You’d think people are talking about running the L.A. Marathon,” she said. “They’re talking about going to see Taylor Swift.”
Meanwhile, Ms. Ginther wonders about Ms. Swift’s stamina lasting until the tour’s closing shows in Los Angeles in August, for which Ms. Ginther said she paid $100 for a nosebleed seat. “Is she just going to be crawling to the finish line when she gets to L.A.?”
For an April show in Texas, Catherine Frisina, 33, plans to hydrate sparingly with Liquid I.V., a powder that is mixed with water and promises an energy boost. “If Taylor doesn’t need a bathroom break neither do I,” she said.
Andrea Alfano, who fueled up with pizza for back-to-back concerts on the tour’s opening weekend, said making it through the actual show isn’t the hardest part.
“The adrenaline of being there carries you through the show itself,” the 26-year-old daycare teacher said. It was after the show in Glendale—facing an hourslong wait for an Uber—when she realized she was tired and her cowboy-boot-clad feet hurt. “The hardest part is getting out of the stadium.”
When the long set list leaked ahead of the first concert, Ms. Alfano thought it was a joke until she realized—two hours into the show—that Ms. Swift still had several albums of material left to play. “I did pay a lot and put in a lot of effort for those tickets,” she said of the $1,050 she spent to go both nights. “I felt like I got a lot.”
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2023.03.23 19:46 TheSanityInspector July 4th Parade, painted by Giotto

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2023.03.23 18:21 TheSanityInspector A Fourth Of July Parade, Painted By Giotto

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2023.03.23 18:15 LemmeGetSomeWater Failing Blue Sky

“Eat shit and die” said the stoic Magpie
As she sliced with the gaze of her soulful black eye.
“My grandbird told stories of when she used to fly”
Is this bird talking? Am I really that high?
“That was before you spewed waste to the sky”
Does this bird really think Im the bad guy?
This thought’s interrupted by shrill battle cry “Are you listening to me? Are you tongue tied?! It’s your fault this planet’s been debeautified!”
The pain in her voice, I can’t classify. It personified all to which I turn a blind eye. I saw her family terrified on the 4th of July. No words to calm the young with a lullaby.
“I’m sorry.” I mutter as I let out a sigh. “But I am really just one single guy. Every day Im too focused on just scraping by.”
“So,” says bird, “you’re going to deny? The fact that at this rate the end is nigh? If individual guys all opened their eyes, the planet wouldn’t have to become fully bone dry.”
With a twitch of her neck and a spring of her thighs, she launched herself up to the poisonous sky.
Without a goodbye the little Magpie continued her joyless and ragged ride.
My eyes began to liquify. It is our fault these creatures will die, and it’ll happen no matter the effort I apply.
Are we really evil? Are we the bad guys? Bad guys that can be sweet and make blueberry pies? Or hug a close friend while they break down and cry?
No, we’re not evil; we just do not try. Caught up in the monotony of every day lives. But what we fail to realize, our simple monotony falls under the failing blue sky.
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2023.03.23 17:30 crimehive How Jeffrey Epstein Was Caught

On January 20th, 1953, Jeffrey Epstein was born in Brooklyn, New York. Epstein, who excels in math, joined the math team at Lafayette High School and briefly attended Cooper Union and NYU to study math and physics but never completed a degree program.
Instead, by the middle of the 1970s, he started instructing calculus and physics at the prestigious Dalton School in New York City. The Guardian claims that Epstein was well-known for dressing in a fur coat, gold chains, and an open shirt that showed his chest. Additionally, he at least once attended a party at a high school where his students were drinking.
It was so unsettling how he kept staring at girls in the halls and in his classroom. Later, some pupils noted how it left a lasting impression.
Even though he was never formally accused of sexual assault, one student was so uneasy around him that they spoke to a school official about it. He ultimately lost his job with the company owing to poor performance.
There were advantages to working at the prominent university. According to Vanity Fair, he made connections with influential parents through his students, including Ace Greenberg, a renowned trader and senior partner at Bear Stearns, a firm that specifically recruited men like Epstein.
The pedigree was not necessary. All they needed to be was P.S.D., Poor, Smart, and Deeply desirous to become rich quickly. Epstein was employed in 1976 as a junior assistant. Four years after entering the company, in 1980, he was promoted to senior partner. Epstein also soon picked up a ton of private clientele.
In 1981, he also quit his job at Bear Stearns to start his own wealth management business, J. Epstein & Co. In comparison to the rest of the sector, his company ran a little differently. He functioned as their financial architect, in charge of all investments, tax planning, and charitable activities, and would not accept any customer without at least $1 billion in assets.
Epstein requested power of attorney in order to manage his customers' entire fortune, but he only charged a flat fee and never accepted commissions or percentages. According to some estimates, even with a 0.5% annual management fee, one account with a $15 billion value would bring in $75 million for him every year.
Only he was capable of managing and analyzing the accounts, despite having roughly 20 accountants to keep the numbers in order, 150 employees to handle administrative tasks, and numerous attractive female aides to keep his calendar organized. He chose each and every investment on his own.
Epstein gathered acquaintances he intended to keep close, frequently those in positions of authority in politics or the sciences, in addition to his clients. For instance, he constructed his Santa Fe residence following a meeting with Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann, who at the time served as co-chair of the Santa Fe Institute's Science Board.
Another Nobel Prize winner named Gerald Edelman, who oversaw the Neurosciences Institute, claimed that Epstein once gave them $20 million a year, perhaps in exchange for their visits and inquiries about science and philosophy. However, Epstein's focused political ties were what made him most infamous.
Some claim that he made extra efforts to become close to Bill Clinton, and in 2002, future president Donald Trump claimed of Epstein,
Epstein, however, had a long-standing romantic relationship with Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of British media tycoon Robert Maxwell, who lived in a townhouse close to Epstein's in New York.
The heiress had acquaintances in every area, even the British monarchy, and was renowned as a socialite and party girl. Since Epstein was committed to leading a bachelor lifestyle, many speculated that despite their connection, their relationship was primarily platonic.
Epstein, though, was more than just a playboy, and Maxwell, a lovesick groupie.
All of Epstein's claimed horrendous crimes are said to have come to light in March 2005 when a 14-year-old girl confessed to her parents that something dreadful had happened to her. Anyone in Epstein's orbit may have been drawn into the immense severity of these alleged crimes. Those parents told their tale to the police. Jeffrey Epstein had assaulted their daughter at his home in Palm Beach.
She informed authorities she had been taken there by two other girls when she was brought in for interrogation, and when those other females were brought in, they pointed to two more girls who had done the same thing to them.
Numerous victims who shared the same narrative and were all minor females were quickly identified by detectives.
They took a taxi to Epstein's Palm Beach waterfront home, where they were shown via a side entrance and led upstairs to the master bedroom where Epstein was waiting. They may have been given food at this point.
The girls, who were mostly between the ages of 13 and 16, were primarily brought to Epstein's home by other victims who had been promised large sums of money to recruit new girls for him. In essence, Epstein set up a massive, cult-like pyramid scheme so he could systematically rape underage girls in his Palm Beach mansion, sometimes as frequently as three times per day.
During depositions, Epstein used his Fifth Amendment privilege to avoid self-incrimination more than 200 times as lawsuits by dozens of victims were being filed.
In 2007, Epstein's legal team was able to arrange an exceptionally favorable plea deal with the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Alex Acosta, over breakfast at the West Palm Beach Marriott.
Jay Lefkowitz, an old friend of Acosta's from their days working together at a prominent DC law firm, was Epstein's attorney at the time. Epstein admitted to two charges of soliciting prostitution from a minor in exchange for Acosta's historic non-prosecution agreement.
The child's lawyer, Spencer Kuvin, was very disappointed with the verdict, saying, "She was taken advantage of twice, first by Epstein, and then by the criminal justice system that classified a 14-year-old kid as a prostitute."
Acosta's plea bargain reduced Epstein's sentence to just 13 months in a county jail in Florida.
Epstein was not sent to a state prison like other sex offenders, but rather to a separate section of the Palm Beach County Jail. His time in jail was cut short by the Sheriff's Office so that he could spend six days a week, twelve hours a day, at his plush West Palm Beach office. A limousine would pick Epstein up from the prison at 7:15 a.m. on most days and put him off at approximately 11:00 p.m.
The official policy of the Sheriff's Department at the time stated categorically that sex offenders were ineligible for job release. Another extraordinary agreement, which was found to be in violation of federal law by a federal judge in 2019, was approved by Acosta.
Those who might be affected by the agreement would remain in the dark. While the case was under seal, details about Epstein's alleged offenses from 2001 to 2005, such as the number of girls he raped or whether he had any accomplices, were unavailable to the public. They didn't tell the victims anything. Even though local law enforcement had sent Epstein's case to the FBI, some have said that Acosta's plea deal effectively put a stop to that investigation as well.
Acosta's arrangement guaranteed immunity from federal criminal charges for Epstein and at least four accomplices, and included a very broad language that would have protected other possible co-conspirators as well. Speculation abounds that this was done to shield any powerful individuals who could have engaged in sexual activity with minors while visiting Epstein at one of his residences.
Human trafficking-related employment laws were immediately influenced by Acosta's nomination to be Secretary of Labor under the Trump administration in 2017.
The secret that was not a secret, despite the efforts of a few influential men, was once again made public in 2018.
According to a recent investigation and scathing expose written by Julie K. Brown for The Miami Herald, authorities think that between 2001 and 2006, Epstein sexually assaulted or raped around eighty young women. Epstein was once again thrust into the spotlight by the piece, and he had no way of escaping it.
New York City investigators picked up the case on July 6th, 2019, as it became clear that Epstein's criminal activity was not limited to his Palm Beach residence. By the 8th of July, 2019, federal charges against Epstein for the sexual exploitation of minors had been filed by the US Attorney's Office in Manhattan.
If true, the charges would also include Ghislaine Maxwell, who worked with Epstein as a recruiter. Epstein was indicted in early July and subsequently pled not guilty to all charges that he had sexually exploited and abused dozens of underage girls in his Manhattan and Palm Beach mansions in the early 2000s. His trial had been scheduled for June 2020, so what happened next caught Epstein completely off guard.
Epstein was able to go about his life freely for a while despite the many charges of sexual abuse against him, but eventually, not even his immense money could save him. Epstein proposed a bond amount of around $100 million, with house arrest and armed guards provided by him at his expense. The court did not buy his explanation.
Epstein was sent to the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan after his request for bail was denied. On the morning of July 23rd, 2019, at around 6:30 a.m., Epstein was discovered dead in his cell. The BBC reports that the New York medical examiner has determined the death to be a suicide by hanging.
Some have speculated that Epstein's neck injuries were self-inflicted in connection with a suicide attempt, while others have not ruled out the possibility of an assault by another inmate. As a result, the institution has come under fire for its handling of a dangerous inmate who required round-the-clock monitoring.
Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested on July 2, 2020, approximately a year after Epstein's death, and is currently in prison awaiting trial on accusations linked to the sexual trafficking of minors. For the terrible abuse that Epstein inflicted on these women, they have yet to receive any kind of justice.
Many of the women have been severely traumatized as a result of Epstein's abuse and the continuous failure of the legal and criminal justice systems to protect them.
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2023.03.23 17:01 kerryfinchelhillary Player of the Day (3/23/23): Chris Taylor

BASICS:
Born: August 29, 1990
Jersey Number: 1 (Mariners), 3 (Dodgers)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Position: IF/OF
Drafted: 2012 by the Mariners, Round 5, Pick 161
MLB Debut: July 24, 2014
Teams: Mariners (2012-2016), Dodgers (2016-present)
Instagram: @ctaylor_3
2022 STATS:
Games: 118
Batting Average: 0.221
OBP: 0.304
SLG: 0.373
OPS: 0.677
Runs: 45
Hits: 89
Doubles: 24
Triples: 3
Home Runs: 10
RBIs: 43
Stolen Bases: 10
CAREER STATS:
Games: 861
Batting Average: 0.256
OBP: 0.332
SLG: 0.433
OPS: 0.765
Runs: 422
Hits: 716
Doubles: 171
Triples: 29
Home Runs: 89
RBIs: 352
Stolen Bases: 68
CAREER AWARDS:
All Star - 2021
NLCS MVP - 2017
Dodgers Heart and Hustle - 2021
NL Player of the Week - 7/25/21
Play of the Week - 8/9/20
THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW:
His initials are CAT. However, he does not appear to have a cat. He does have two dogs though.
He got married this offseason and went to Australia for his honeymoon.
He likes golfing and playing MarioKart.
He played baseball at University of Virginia and is in their hall of fame.
He was also a wrestler in middle school and won a city wrestling championship.
His father and grandfather were wrestlers for Virginia Tech.
2022 HIGHLIGHTS:
He was part of a double steal
He was part of a seven-run inning
A good catch
A good grab
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
He hit three homers in an NLCS game in 2021
His NLCS MVP was well deserved
WHY I LIKE HIM:
He's a good player, he has nice blue eyes and he signed my baseball once.
PREVIOUSLY FEATURED PLAYERS:
11/14: Mike Trout 11/15: Jose Ramirez 11/16: Julio Rodriguez 11/17: Michael Harris II 11/18: Sandy Alcantara 11/19: Framber Valdez 11/20: Justin Verlander 11/21: Shane Bieber 11/22: Clayton Kershaw 11/23: Paul Goldschmidt 11/24-11/25: Break 11/26: Aaron Judge 11/27: Spencer Strider 11/28: Oscar Gonzalez 11/29: Lars Nootbaar 11/30: Brendan Rodgers 12/1: Daulton Varsho 12/2: Brandon Belt 12/3: Trent Grisham 12/4: Corey Seager 12/5: Myles Straw 12/6: Sean Murphy 12/7: Christian Yelich 12/8: Nico Hoerner 12/9: Joey Votto 12/10: Bryan Reynolds 12/11: Dylan Cease 12/12: Andres Gimenez 12/13: Luis Arraez 12/14: Bobby Witt Jr 12/15: Miguel Cabrera 12/16: Francisco Lindor 12/17: JT Realmuto 12/18: Victor Robles 12/19: Steven Kwan 12/20: Shane McClanahan 12/21: Alek Manoah 12/22: Adley Rutschman 12/23: Kiké Hernandez 12/24-12/26: Break 12/27: Mookie Betts 12/28: Jake Cronenworth 12/29: Brandon Crawford 12/30: Zac Gallen 12/31-1/1: Break 1/2: Cal Quantrill 1/3: Ryan McMahon 1/4: Cal Raleigh 1/5: Patrick Sandoval 1/6: Nathaniel Lowe 1/7: Cole Irvin 1/8: Corbin Burnes 1/9: Liam Hendriks 1/10: Josh Naylor 1/11: Ian Happ 1/12: Nick Lodolo 1/13: Oneil Cruz 1/14: Byron Buxton 1/15: Riley Greene 1/16: Triston McKenzie 1/17: Brady Singer 1/18: Carlos Carrasco 1/19: Aaron Nola 1/20: Jazz Chisholm 1/21: Keibert Ruiz 1/22: Anthony Rizzo 1/23: Amed Rosario 1/24: Tyler Glasnow 1/25: Matt Chapman 1/26: Cedric Mullins 1/27: Rafael Devers 1/28: Matt Olson 1/29: Rich Hill 1/30: Josh Bell 1/31: Jesse Chavez 2/1: Ty France 2/2: Alejandro Kirk 2/3: Jeff McNeil 2/4: Marcus Semien 2/5: Luke Jackson 2/6: Mike Zunino 2/7: Christian Walker 2/8: Walker Buehler 2/9: Jose Trevino 2/10: Nolan Arenado 2/11: Mitch Haniger 2/12: Yu Darvish 2/13: Logan Webb 2/14: Daniel Bard 2/15: Trey Mancini 2/16: Taylor Ward 2/17: Seth Brown 2/18: Willy Adames 2/19: Seiya Suzuki 2/20: Hunter Greene 2/21: Michael Kopech 2/22: Andrew McCutchen 2/23: Jhoan Duran 2/24: Eric Haase 2/25: Salvador Perez 2/26: Vladimir Guerrero Jr 2/27: Yandy Diaz 2/28: Ramon Urias 3/1: Trevor Story 3/2: Zack Wheeler 3/3: Jon Berti 3/4: Lane Thomas 3/5: Willson Contreras 3/6: Jose Abreu 3/7: Spencer Torkelson 3/8: Xander Bogaerts 3/9: Pablo Lopez 3/10: Cody Bellinger 3/11: Jacob deGrom 3/12: Adam Frazier 3/13: Max Muncy 3/14: Andrew Benintendi 3/15: Tyler Anderson 3/16: Christian Vazquez 3/17: Max Scherzer 3/18: Jesus Aguilar 3/19: Rhys Hoskins 3/20: Chris Bassitt 3/21: Zach Eflin 3/22: Trevor Williams
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2023.03.23 16:49 MeatshieldXXL Best Time to Buy

So I'm working on a KP-15 build right now, and the rest of the stuff I need for it to be functional is ~25% off normal price on Optics Planet, which seems like a decent deal. However I cant help but feel some anxiety that OP will run a better deal for memorial day / July 4th. Am I stressing over nothing or are there always big sales during a certain time of year?
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2023.03.23 16:31 TheBigFatToad Mike Trout’s poor performance in high pressure situations

The data shows that Trout in high pressure games (knockout games, postseason games) trout is a whopping 4/27 with 2 RBI/ 2 R. Averages out to a killer .148 ba. I understand that the sample size is low, but he now needs a monster playoff, Bonds 2002 esque, to pull his post season stats up significantly.
I don’t know about you guys but I’m sick of all the talk about how he may be a goat. He still has time to prove it, but has never came up clutch when it matters in the few opportunities given. To me, I care a lot less about how some guy plays against the A’s in the middle of September when both of those teams stopped thinking about playoffs by 4th of July. Whoopdie doo, you just went yard on some fella that got called up last Thursday.
If Trout played in a decent market, I truly believe he’d be catching way more shade about his mediocre performance. But because he’s never expected to do anything clutch because he just needs to play for the Angels, he gets treated like a damn make a wish kid. Should just give him his ticket to go meet John Cena already for real. He can even go do the five knuckle shuffle with him, put on the armbands, do the you can’t see me thing, I really don’t care.
If Trea Turner got 3 hits during the knockout round, we KNOW Philly fans wouldn’t just say “aw poor buddy, you’ll get them next time!” You think Aaron Judge would just be let off the hook for putting up numbers that make him look like Greg Bird? The man got bood after breaking the AL home run record last year. Imagine if Degrom got pulled by the 3rd inning. All the shade he would catch. So why does Trout get slack? Is it because of his smile? Maybe it’s because he has nice shoulders? Maybe he’s just a big religion guy that the Bible thumpers love to follow around?
I’m sick of it though. I’m sick of all the praise and the glory. I mean, this guy was named captain of the team right away, when he told them they werent worth his time in 2017. Major pick me energy from our national team. And we do pick him, after begging for him to come back, and how does he return the favor? Biggest game of his life? All the marbles at stake? Lines out with 2 on no out. Strikes out with 1 on. Whiffs hard on 3 pitches against Ohtani. Of course though, he hits a double with nobody on. Just classic. Ernest Hemingway wrote some great novels, but even he couldn’t write something so classic.
Please explain to me in 3rd grade terms, why someone who has achieved 0 team success, was asked to be the captain of this team? Look at the World Cup. Enzo Fernandez was playing very good ball going into the start of it. Should Argentina take the captains band from Messi and give it to some guy who’s achieved nothing, just because he’s playing good? The manager would be assassinated the second he arrived in Buenos Aires if that happened. Is it a popularity contest now? Did we just randomly pick his name from a hat? Maybe he has dirt on DeRosa? Why not name a returning player who actually achieved something and WON with the team in 2017? I guess it’s because it’s Mike trouts world and we’re all just merely participants in it. Check how that worked out for us.
Honestly, with someone who has never come close to being successful with a team, I’m surprised that Trout isn’t celebrating second place. This guys whole career is built off of going 3/5 at the plate against the Mariners before they were good, when both teams are 22 back from the Astros in early August. I’m surprised I haven’t seen a post from him yet with that ugly silver medal saying “at least we have something to show for our hard work” yeah buddy, everyone loves being the first team to lose.
I was told this guy is Jesus with a baseball bat. The next Mickey Mantle, a man whose purpose on this planet is to play one sport at an absurdly high level. The George Washington of USA baseball. I expected him to put on a performance for his country. Similar to that guy in The Pacific, just stand your ground and fight. And boy was I let down. If I was Japanese, and I heard these white men swear that this Mike Trout guy is one of the best players ever, I would still be laughing 36 hours later.
So now, my main purpose in life is to spread awareness. Even if it’s the last thing I do, I need to show people that Mike Trout is not who we thought he was. I will do whatever possible to show it to everyone. He can still prove me wrong, and I hope he does. But until he does more than bat .148 in high pressure situations, I’m just gonna think he’s the mlb version of Chris Paul; great player that is allergic to playing well in the toughest moments.
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2023.03.23 16:27 sadphrogs IIL these songs in my top ten, wewil?

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2023.03.23 14:55 toinfinity1023 Philadelphia and the Bell

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2023.03.23 14:26 WillingnessAmazing25 Can't decide between FH3, 4 or 5...

I hear great things about 3 and the summer beach vibe I get from it is perfect to me. But I fear that the graphics will disappoint me a little. Another thing is that it's not on Steam. I love for my games to be on Steam as I get cloud saves, hour progression, achivements added to the steam accounts, etc.. Additionally I fear that it will feel deader than 4 or 5 as not many players are still playing but idk.
I've played the 4th one until I bought the castle thing. Can't remember much besides not liking the map and vibe all that much, as it's the UK and I don't like the architectures and seasons. It feels cold even during summer.
I've played the 5th one at release but used a money glitch with the ramp and pausing the game for infinite air score and wheelspins, and stopped at about 50% completion. I would go for this because I like the map, graphics are nice and I think gameplay is also good. But I am hearing as of recently that people are ranking this game under all other Horizon games...
FH3 would be standard edition(40 EUR) , FH4 would be the ultimate edition (35 EUR) and FH5 would be the deluxe edition (43 EUR).
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2023.03.23 14:24 SU_Brogrammer Pool Party Advice`

I'm helping with my friend's bachelor party, we're going the last weekend of July.
Does anyone have a recommendation between Ayu versus Encore Beach Club? On the 29th, Kaskade is playing at Ayu and Marshmello at Encore.
He wants to get bottle service, but the tables/cabanas are crazy expensive. Are there any secrets I'm missing out on to get a better deal?
Thanks!
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2023.03.23 14:07 fixtheblue APRIL Schedule - All reads + useful links and info

APRIL Line-up - Half A Yellow Sun (Historical Fiction), Brave New World (Gutenberg), The Count of Monte Cristo (Evergreen), Meditations (Discovery Read), Fingersmith (Mod Pick), Spinning Silver (Runner-up Read), Words of Radiance (Bonus Book), King Rat (Bonus Book), The Obelisk Gate (Bonus Book), As Yet Unsent (Bonus Book), The Titan's Curse (Bonus Book) + The Monthly Mini & Poetry Corner.
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2023.03.23 13:47 wagwan_piffting_blud A(n incomplete) History of the "Blind Bat" 2020 American Samoa Quarter Error

Preamble/Backstory
The day is June 18th, 2020. Reddit user red_foot_blue_foot would make a post that afternoon on /coins detailing potentially the find of a lifetime: 17 2020-P American Samoa National Park America The Beautiful quarters, found while coin roll hunting (CRH). But what makes this "potentially the find of a lifetime"? Sounds like someone just found some examples of a new quarter, usually worth nothing more than face value unless in VERY high grade, or with a W mint mark instead. Well, before we get to what makes them special, a bit of backstory.
Mint errors are nothing new, there are error coins throughout all of history. However, one of the errors that can occur is when a piece of debris gets between the die and planchet, referred to as a "strike through". What red_foot_blue_foot found is a great example of this: 17 mint error, struck-through quarters in various stages of progression of the error. This error would get a fun nickname inspired by the error itself: the "blind bat" error, called so because of the appearance of something hindering the mother bat's face almost entirely.
Over the past 3 years, over a hundred examples have been found, mostly along the east coast of the continental US, with one find extending as far as Texas supposedly. Though it is unclear how many examples made it out of the mint total, there are many with various stages of progression, from only one eye being very slightly obscured, to the more well known "fully blind" examples covering the whole face of the bat. Fellow Reddit user qdotbones would take the torch of compiling information on this error, posting various updates on the subreddit and in comments as they were found over the next year and a half. I am now here to give a (hopefully) more final timeline of events, now that it's been 3 years since the initial release of the quarters, as well as gather together some previously sold listing prices to help inform on how much this error is potentially worth, should you find or have one. Let's get started!
The Timeline
February 13th, 2020: Quarter releases for the first time.
February 18th, 2020: US Mint publishes a post about the new quarter and the release ceremony on American Samoa. Delta between dates: 5 days.
June 18th, 2020: First Reddit post by red_foot_blue_foot detailing the error on the whole internet, and attaching the name "blind bat" to it. Delta: 121 days. Count of error quarters known: 17.
July 11th, 2020: 18 more quarters found by user nickle_and_diming on the CoinTalk forums. Delta: 23 days. Count: 35.
June 1st, 2021: A post on the Coin Community Forum detailing a find from user CMattB2. Delta: 325 days. Count: 36.
July 10th, 2021: Reddit post from user qdotbones detailing their recent find of one. Delta: 40 days. Count: 37.
July 11th, 2021: Another post from qdotbones showing all known examples at the time. Delta: 1 day. Count: 41.
August 4th, 2021: Yet another post from qdotbones about the error, with their count being updated to 18 from the original roll found in Boston by red_foot_blue_foot, 4 from "lower Appalachia", and 5 from New England. This is where the count gets fuzzy, though, that is implying the count wasn't fuzzy to begin with. Delta: 24 days. Count: ~50.
September 18th, 2021: A qdotbones post putting their unofficial count at 36. Delta: 45 days. Count: ~64.
September 20th, 2021: A post made 2 days after the qdotbones summary post, detailing a discovery by Reddit user mc113060 saying they sent their new discovery to ANACS for grading. Delta: 2 days. Count: ~65.
October 3rd, 2021: Post from user Rushfire0888 on the /CRH subreddit asking if the coin they have is a blind bat or not, which is is. Delta: 13 days. Count: ~66.
October 29th, 2021: qdotbones asking if anyone browsing the subreddit bought an example on eBay for $220. I comment on the post saying I was the one who did so, and I would send it in for grading to PCGS, putting their count at 41. Delta: 26 days. Count: ~71.
October 30th, 2021: A new summary post from qdotbones. Delta: 1 day. Count remains unchanged from the day prior.
December 10th, 2021: A new summary post from qdotbones putting their count at 50. Delta: 41 days. Count: ~80.
December 20th, 2021: A new discovery by Reddit user spookyduckfish. Delta: 10 days. Count: ~81.
January 8th, 2022: A new discovery by Reddit user mouseinstalled45. Delta: 29 days. Count: ~82.
March 6th, 2022: A new discovery by Reddit user AmbitionCurious6484. Delta: 57 days. Count: ~83.
May 9th, 2022: A summary post from qdotbones putting their count at 100. Delta: 121 days. Count: ~133.
July 9th, 2022: A new discovery by Reddit user Wide-Tackle5957. Delta: 61 days. Count: ~134.
October 30th, 2022: A new discovery by YouTuber The Collector Of Coins. Delta: 113 days. Count: ~135.
November 13th, 2022: A new discovery by Reddit user No-Information-8404. Delta: 14 days. Count: ~136.
November 26th, 2022: A new discovery by Tumblr user lord-box-possum. Delta: 13 days. Count: ~137.
December 12th, 2022: A new discovery by Reddit user Boxofusedleftsox. Delta: 29 days. Count: ~138.
So, where does this leave us now, in March 2023? The question of value. Now, value is subjective for any coin, of course, but according to multiple auction records on not only eBay but reputable sites like Stacks and Heritage, this specific error can be quite valuable. Let's take a look at records from all of these sources, going backwards in time:
Auction Price History
eBay, March 2023, One Eye (small), Raw: $50.10
eBay, March 2023, One Eye (medium), Raw: $57.05
eBay, February 2023, One Eye (large), Raw: $114.20
eBay, January 2023, One Eye (very large), Raw: $55.90
eBay, January 2023, One Eye (medium), Raw: $164.20
eBay, January 2023, One Eye (medium), Raw: $62.95
eBay, January 2023, One Eye (small), Raw: $55.10
eBay, January 2023, One Eye (very large), Raw: $84.10
eBay, January 2023, One Eye (medium), Raw: $85.01
eBay, December 2022, Fully Blind, Raw: Unknown, Best Offer accepted
Heritage Auctions, July 2022, Fully Blind, NGC Graded MS 62: $228
eBay, circa October 2021?, Fully Blind, PCGS Graded MS 64: $1,549.97
eBay, October 2021, Fully Blind, Raw (at the time, now PCGS Graded MS 63): $220
Stacks Bowers, July 2021, Fully Blind, PCGS Graded MS 64: $60
Some fuzzy math, and an estimate on potential value
Now, I know what you're thinking. "$1,550? That's ridiculous!" And I agree, hence is why I am not going to count it for my math that follows. I consider that auction an outlier, someone who overpaid by A LOT. So, discounting that, and given all of the above data, I am putting this coin in the VERY rough $400-500 range for high grade (MS 64/65), fully blind examples from PCGS/NGC (at this point in time). Any fully blind examples graded higher than that could fetch way more depending on grade and quality of the error. Anything lower could fetch less, but may go as high as the lower $400 figure quoted. One Eye, high grade examples, cut the number in half, and it should be pretty close. As you can see, auction prices are very variable, and only mean what one person is willing to pay, but there could be people willing to pay more, a lot more (as we've seen with the $1,550 auction record) for a good example.
In Closing
All that being said, I sincerely hope you enjoyed this trip down the rabbit hole of modern error coins/blind bats! I worked very hard piecing together the timeline and counts and getting auction data for sold examples, be they recent listings or not. I will have inbox replies turned on for this post, so fire away any questions in the comments!
Wags
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2023.03.23 13:39 D_White93 Who is the lineal WCW Women's Champion?

Does anyone remember WCW having a Women's Championship during the Monday Night Wars? It was only ever seen six times while first champion, Akira Hotuko, was champion (Starrcade 1996, Jan 4 1997 WCW Main Event, March 31 1997 & June 9 1997 Nitro, Spring Stampede 1997 & The Great American Bash 1997) then it was made vacant when Hotuko's left WCW. However there was one more champion before the belt was retired in January 1998 in Devil Masami. We'll be starting from Masami's reign and seeing who the lineal champion is
Like most lineal champion posts, the title can change hands in singles or multi-man matches (not counting tag matches, handicap matches or battle royals) and can't change hands via DQ or Countout. In the event of inactivity/retirement/death, then the lineal title reign ends with that person

LINEAL CHAMPIONSHIP ENDS HERE WITH DON ARAKAWA AS LINEAL WCW WOMEN'S CHAMPION AS ARAKAWA RETIRED AT THE END OF 2009
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2023.03.23 13:23 Shagrrotten The Non-English Language Movie Tournament: Round 1

We have arrived here at the non-English language tournament, FG. This will be a long tournament, as we had nearly 300 movies nominated from all over the world (though as to be expected from the history of cinema the most nominated countries were France, Italy, and Japan), so this will take us over the next few months. As always, the polls will last for one day, so get your votes in and come back tomorrow for the results and the next battle.
Letterboxd list of all the participating movies: https://boxd.it/lOu1o
Results of Round 1
8 1/2 (1963) - Italy (48) beat Martyrs (2008) - France (26), Elevator to the Gallows (1958) - France (11), and The Aviator’s Wife (1981) - France (5)
The Battle of Algiers (1966) - Italy/Algeria (28) beat 3-Iron (2004) - South Korea (7), Embrace of the Serpent (2015) - Colombia (5), and Massacre Time (Tempo di massacro) (1966) - Italy (2)
The 400 Blows (1959) - France (34) beat Memories of Murder (2003) - South Korea (32), Battleship Potemkin (1925) - Russia (21), and Eyes Without a Face (1960) - France (12)
Metropolis (1927) - Germany (51), beat Fanny and Alexander (1982) - Sweden (32), 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007) - Japan (16), and The Bothersome Man (2006) - Norway
Fantastic Planet (1973) - France (23) beat Minari (2020) - USA (16), A Brighter Summer Day (1991) - Taiwan (14), and The Conformist (1970) - Italy (13)
Mirror (1975) - Russia (21) beat Farewell My Concubine (1993) - China (10), The Cranes Are Flying (1957) - Russia (10), and A City of Sadness (1989) - Taiwan (6)
Fists of Fury (1972) - Hong Kong (21) beat A Man Escaped (1956) - France (15), The Cremator (1969) - Czech Republic (9), and Moolaade (2004) - Senegal (5)
My Neighbour Totoro (1988) - Japan (44) beat A Separation (2011) - Iran (22), Fitzcarraldo (1982) - Germany (20), and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) - France (12)
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) - Japan (25) beat The Double Life of Véronique (1991) - Poland (22), A Short Film About Love (1988) - Poland (11), and Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) - India (6)
Night and Fog (1956) - France (14) beat A Very Long Engagement (2004) - France (8), The Emigrants (1971) - Sweden (6), and Girlhood (2014) - France (4)
Nosferatu (1922) - Germany (39) beat Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972) - Germany (26), Godzilla (1954) - Japan (24), and The Exterminating Angel (1962) - Mexico (10)
Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979) - Germany (36) beat Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974) - Germany (21), Goodbye Lenin (2003) - Germany (12), and The Foreign Duck, The Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007) - Japan (5)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2009) - Sweden (17), beat All About My Mother (1999) - Spain (16), Grand Illusion (1937) - France (16), and O-bi, O-ba: The End of Civilization (1985) - Poland (3)
Grave of the Fireflies (1988) - Japan (33) beat Amarcord (1973) - Italy (14), One Cut of the Dead (2017) - Japan (10), and The Green Ray (1986) - France (9)
Amelie (2001) - France (79) beat The Handmaiden (2016) - South Korea (40), Only Yesterday (1991) - Japan (10), and Hamlet (1964) - Russia (6)
Harakiri (1962) - Japan (33) beat The Hidden Fortress (1958) - Japan (22), Amour (2012) - Austria (12), and Ordet (1955) - Denmark (10)
Andrei Rublev (1966) - Russia (29) beat The Holy Mountain (1973) - Mexico (26), Headhunters (2011) - Norway (10), and Obsession (1943) - Italy (4)
The Host (2006) - South Korea (30) beat Another Round (2020) - Denmark (29), Hedgehog in the Fog (1975) - Russia (7), and Out 1 (1971) - France (7)
High and Low (1963) - Japan (33) beat The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973) - Poland (10), Pale Flower (1964) - Japan (5), and Any Number Can Win (1963) - France (2)
Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) - Mexico (85) beat Apocalypto (2006) - USA (42), Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) - France (19), and The House is Black (1963) - Iran (5)
Parasite (2019) - South Korea (106) beat Holy Motors (2012) - France (16), The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959) - Japan (16), and Army of Crime (2009) - France (1)
Hour of the Wolf (1968) - Sweden (16) beat Army of Shadows (1969) - France (13), The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer (1961) - Japan (9), and Pastoral: To Die in the Country (1974) - Japan (3)
The Hunt (2012) - Denmark (42) beat I Saw the Devil (2010) - South Korea (25), Ashes and Diamonds (1958) - Poland (9), and Pater Brown – Das schwarze Schaf (1960) - Germany
Ikiru (1952) - Japan (34) beat The Killer (1989) - Hong Kong (25), Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) - France (10), and Pater Brown – Er kann's nicht lassen (1962) - Germany (4)
The Lives of Others (2006) - Germany (42) beat Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987) - France (27), Pauline at the Beach (1983) - France (11), and Il compagno Don Camillo (1965) - Italy (1)
Il Decameron (1971) - Italy (14) beat Pépé le Moko (1937) - France (13), The Man Without a Past (2002) - Finland (11), and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion 2017) - India (10)
Battle Royale (2000) - Japan (76) beat Persona (1966) - Sweden (36), The New Land (1972) - Sweden (7), and Il ritorno di Don Camillo (1953) - Italy (4)
Beauty and the Beast (1946) - France (19) beat Phoenix (2014) - Germany (14), The Platform (2019) - Spain (11), and In a Year with 13 Moons (1978) - Germany (5)
In the Mood for Love (2000) - Hong Kong (42) beat The Raid (2011) - Indonesia (30), Belle de Jour (1967) - France (16), and Pixote (1980) - Brazil (10)
The Red Balloon (1956) - France (23) beat Playtime (1967) - France (22), Inside (2007) - France (12), and Belle Époque (1992) - Spain (10)
Bicycle Thieves (1948) - Italy (39) beat The Rules of the Game (1939) - France (14), Intouchables (2011) - France (6), and Port of Shadows (1938) - France (2)
Ip Man (2008) - Hong Kong (37) beat The Saragossa Manuscript (1965) - Poland (11), Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008) - France (6), and Pratidwandi (a.k.a. The Adversary) (1970) (India) (2)
Princess Mononoke (1997) - Japan (73) beat Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) - India (47), The Sacrifice (1986) - Sweden (17), and Black Girl (1966) - Senegal (13)
The Seventh Seal (1957) - Sweden (53) beat Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013) - France (18), Jauja (2014) - Argentina (6), and Pushpak (1987) - India (3)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991) - China (28) beat The Skin I Live In (2011) - Spain (23), Bob Le Flambeur (1956) - France (14), and Jean de Florette (1986) - France (6)
Ran (1985) - Japan (32) beat Breathless (1960) - France (14), Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) - Belgium (9), and The Tin Drum (1979) - Germany (2)
Johnny Gaddaar (2007) - India (45) beat Rare Exports - Finland (17), The Turin Horse (2011) - Hungary (15), and Cairo Station (1958) - Egypt (13)
Rashomon (1950) - Japan (37) beat Castle in the Sky (1986) - Japan (23), The Twilight Samurai (2002) - Japan (7), and Joyeux Noël (2005) - France (4)
Raw (2016) - France/Belgium (35) beat Jules and Jim (1962) - France (32), Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974) - France (19), and The Ugly Swans (2006) - Russia (3)
The Virgin Spring (1960) - Sweden (25) beat Red Beard (1965) - Japan (20), Katyn (2007) - Poland (4), and Cemetery of Splendour (2015) - Thailand (3)
Rififi (1955) -France (27) beat Kin-dza-dza (1986) - Russia (8), Children of Heaven (1997) - Iran (6), and The Warped Ones (1960) - Japan (3)
Chungking Express (1994) - Hong Kong (25) beat Three Colors: Blue (1993) - Poland/France (24), Roma (2018) - Mexico (18), and L’avventura (1960) - Italy (17)
Cinema Paradiso (1988) - Italy (23) beat Three Colors: Red (1994) - Poland/France (15), Rome, Open City (1945) - Italy (10), and La Belle Noiseuse (1991) - France (6)
City of God (2002) - Brazil (63) beat La Dolce Vita (1960) - Italy (31), Run Lola Run (1998) - Germany(27), and Three Times (2005) - Taiwan (5)
Throne of Blood (1957) - Japan (42) beat La Femme Nikita (1990) - France (25), Cold War (2018) - Poland (14), and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962) - India (5)
Come and See (1985) - Russia (50) beat La Haine (1995) - France (27), Through a Glass Darkly (1961) - Sweden (24), and Samurai Rebellion (1967) - Japan
La Jetee (1962) - France (26) beat Cries and Whispers (1972) - Sweden (19), Sansho the Bailiff (1954) - Japan (18), and Time Regained (1999) - France (3)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) - Taiwan (80) beat La Notte (1961) - Italy (21), Tokyo Godfathers (2003) - Japan (14), and Santa Sangre (1989) - Mexico (13)
Tokyo Story (1953) - Japan (31) beat Satantango (1994) - Hungary (11), La Vie de Bohème (1992) - Finland (5), and Daens (1992) - Belgium (1)
Das Boot (1981) - Germany (47) beat Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) - India (7), Tokyo Tribe (2014) - Japan (5), and Satya (1998) - India (1)
Scenes from a Marriage (1974) - Sweden (21) beat Day of Wrath (1943) - Denmark (11), Lakshya (2004) - India (6), and Touchez Pas Au Grisbi (1954) - France (4)
Seven Samurai (1954) - Japan (90) beat Train to Busan (2016) - South Korea (51), Death Rides a Horse (1967) - Italy (4), and Landscape in the Mist (1988) - Greece (3)
Sholay (1975) - India (74) disqualified, Troll Hunter (2010) - Norway (36) beat Dekalog (1989) - Poland (33), and L'atalante (1934) - France (17)
Solaris (1972) - Russia (40) beat Delicatessen (1991) - France (22), Late Spring (1949) - Japan (13), and Ugetsu (1953) - Japan (12)
Umberto D. (1952) - Italy (16) beat Le Cercle Rouge (1970) - France (14), Soy Cuba (1964) - Russia (11), and Departures (2008) - Japan (8)
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring (2003) - South Korea (19) beat Victoria (2015) - Germany (9), Le Doulos (1962) - France (5), and Der Mann, der Sherlock Holmes war (1937) - Germany (4)
Stalker (1979) - Russia (43) beat Le Samourai (1967) - France (16), Der Untergang (2004) - Germany (6), and Viridiana (1961) - Spain/Mexico (5)
Wages Of Fear (1953) - France (19) beat Dersu Uzala (1975) - Russia (14), Le Trou (1960) - France (7), and Sunset (2018) - Hungary (5)
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2023.03.23 12:17 jen13579 Toddler scared of everything

My little girl will be 3 in July. She has always been scared of dogs, which I think is quite common.
But over the last few days she has suddenly become scared of pretty much everything. We went out for the day yesterday, to the beach. Normally she would love this. But she was terrified of everything and didn't enjoy anything. To the point where she jumps onto us, and grabs on so hard she leaves marks on our arms. The look on her face is like she's terrified.
For example she wouldn't played on the beach as she was scared of the dogs and the other people. She wouldn't eat her lunch in the cafe as there were other people there and birds outside.
At home she's suddenly scared of the hoover when she hasn't been before. If someone knocks on the door she gets scared. If the dishwasher makes a loud noise she gets scared.
She's always been quite a cautious child, but this seems like a whole other level.
If I ask her what's wrong she'll say 'bit scared mummy, scared of birds mummy, make birds go away'. Then I tell her something like 'you're safe, the birds are only being noisy as their hungry' or something along those lines.
She used to love soft play and would run around with the other children. Now she's scared of the other children and cries when another child comes to play with her.
Any tips what else we can do? It makes me sad as she just doesn't enjoy going anywhere and it's almost happened overnight.
Also, has anyone else's child done similar? And how long has it lasted?
We did wonder if we should consider autism, but we thought we'd see how long it lasted as it could also just be a phase she's going through.
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2023.03.23 12:12 johninsixtyseconds Study Permit application while waiting for PR

I'm hoping I can find someone who can help in any way as I'm getting very nervous about my situation and can't find any answers or point of contact at Canada immigration to find out.
I applied for PR (outland spousal via Manila office), on November 8th, 2023, and completed biometrics and medical early Feb. Since then it has been the waiting game, but in the meantime, I was accepted onto a Master's program in Nova Scotia which is due to start on July 4th.
To begin my studies, I obviously need my PR or will have to apply for a study permit. Current processing time for the permit is 10 weeks, and I will need to send off my passport. I am currently in South Korea, and will need to leave here in about 12 weeks. The course starts 2 weeks after that.
A large amount of the documentation required for the study visa overlaps with what I have already provided for the PR, but I have no way of contacting the visa office beyond the "28 day response" web form.
I'm panicking...if anyone has any helpful information or advice, I would be hugely appreciative.
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2023.03.23 11:44 FredB8161969 The Twins lose this series in Houston in my 2017 season replay, but 55-36 Minnesota has a difficult task ahead, as they return to Target Field to take on the Yankees...hope the dice are in my favor this time!

July 14, 2017 at Minute Maid Park
Minnesota (54-35) 6 11 1
Houston 7 10 0
win - Chris Devenski
loss - Matt Belisle (0-1, 3.48)
save - Ken Giles
home runs - Carlos Beltran, Yuli Gurriel, Miguel Sano 2 (19), Max Kepler (10), Byron Buxton (7)
runs batted in - Beltran 3, Josh Reddick 2, George Springer, Gurriel, Buxton 3 (19), Sano 2 (42), Kepler (35)
Astros pitchers struck out 16 Minnesota batters in tonight's game...
July 15 at Minute Maid Park
Twins 1 2 0 (54-36)
Astros 5 12 0
Joe Musgrove threw a 2-hitter for 8 2/3 innings, while Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel homered, and Josh Reddick had an RBI double as Houston defeated the Twins 5-1...Musgrove's mastery of Minnesota included 10 strikeouts and 17 straight hitters retired at one span...Joe Mauer's RBI double in the 9th sent Musgrove to the showers, but Miguel Sano struck out to end the game...Ervin Santana lasted 6 innings, but he was tagged for 5 runs, 10 hits and the loss...
July 16 at Minute Maid Park
Minnesota (55-36) 6, Houston 5, in 10 innings
The Twins jumped on Michael Fiers for 4 in the first 3 innings, which included a solo belt from Eddie Rosario and a 2-run homer by Eduardo Escobar, but the Astros got 4 back off Kyle Gibson, as Josh Reddick had an RBI double in the 3rd inning, and a 2-run homer in the 4th, followed by a Brian McCann solo shot...Brian Dozier gave Minnesota the lead with an RBI double in the 7th, but Buddy Boshers served up a home run to Yuli Gurriel to even the score at 5-5...the game was settled in the 10th inning, as Escobar hit a clutch RBI double, scoring Miguel Sano with 2 out...6'9" Twins closer Philip Fitzpatrick gave up a leadoff double to Gurriel, then walked Marwin Gonzalez, but finished the game, by striking out Derek Fisher and Jake Marisinick for his 33rd save...Escobar was the star of the game with a double, a homer and 3 RBI, as Ryan Pressly took the win, throwing 2 perfect innings of relief...
IT'S TIME! The Twins will now face the New York Yankees at Target Field, from July 17-19...Bryan Mitchell will pitch the opener for New York, while Adalberto Mejia is on the mound for Minnesota...
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2023.03.23 11:32 Worldly_Aardvark_826 1 month in 1 town, help!

Hi
My husband, myself and our 2 year old are looking for a beach town that we can stay in for 30 days (in the middle of a very busy trip either side of the 30 days) so we really want to just stay in the same spot and soak in the culture for one month.
We are thinking Italy but are open to Greece or France, basically anywhere that has nice swimming in summer.
Our requirements/hopes are
Our max budget for accommodation for the 30 days is $8000AUD (approx 5000Euro) will be in July/August
Thank you very much for any help 😊
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2023.03.23 11:25 piskachiu CMV: This whole BCE and AC division (BCE/AC) is so confusing, it makes people lose their sense of history. Using the Holocene Calendar is way easier to understand our history and I can prove below 👇

Like, let’s say you are talking about Plato.
“Plato was alive during the Classical era of ancient Greece, specifically during the 5th and 4th centuries BCE (Before Common Era).”
When we could use instead:
“Plato was alive approximately 2400 years ago in the Holocene calendar.”
Look how easier it is to grasp how long ago Plato was alive.
Let’s do the same with Julius Caesar:
“Julius Caesar was alive during the Roman Republic era, specifically in the first century BCE (Before Common Era). He was born on July 12 or 13, 100 BCE and was assassinated on March 15, 44 BCE”
Now using Holocene calendar:
“Julius Caesar was alive around 2,065 years ago”
We can easily understand time as a sequence, but they make us all confused about it and it makes it so hard to put things on perspective.
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