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Postby Bombadil » Wed May 30, 2018 3:58 pm

What a terrible title, disappointing, sad..

On NK, I'm really struggling with the idea that Kim Jong Un, who has only traveled to Beijing in a massive armoured train during his reign, is going to hop on a plane down to Singapore. Regardless of anything else in terms of negotiations - the fact that he's set on keeping nuclear arms and the US's sole condition is he gets rid of them all - that factor leads me to believe it just won't happen.
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Postby Farnhamia » Wed May 30, 2018 5:44 pm

Bombadil wrote:What a terrible title, disappointing, sad..

On NK, I'm really struggling with the idea that Kim Jong Un, who has only traveled to Beijing in a massive armoured train during his reign, is going to hop on a plane down to Singapore. Regardless of anything else in terms of negotiations - the fact that he's set on keeping nuclear arms and the US's sole condition is he gets rid of them all - that factor leads me to believe it just won't happen.

Give me a better one.
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Postby Uiiop » Wed May 30, 2018 5:53 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:What a terrible title, disappointing, sad..

On NK, I'm really struggling with the idea that Kim Jong Un, who has only traveled to Beijing in a massive armoured train during his reign, is going to hop on a plane down to Singapore. Regardless of anything else in terms of negotiations - the fact that he's set on keeping nuclear arms and the US's sole condition is he gets rid of them all - that factor leads me to believe it just won't happen.

Give me a better one.

Maybe something based on Friday the 13?

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Postby Farnhamia » Wed May 30, 2018 6:00 pm

Uiiop wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Give me a better one.

Maybe something based on Friday the 13?

TriskaiTRUMPophobia? Seems contrived and there isn't a Friday the 13th until July.
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Postby Bombadil » Wed May 30, 2018 6:26 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:What a terrible title, disappointing, sad..

On NK, I'm really struggling with the idea that Kim Jong Un, who has only traveled to Beijing in a massive armoured train during his reign, is going to hop on a plane down to Singapore. Regardless of anything else in terms of negotiations - the fact that he's set on keeping nuclear arms and the US's sole condition is he gets rid of them all - that factor leads me to believe it just won't happen.

Give me a better one.


I gave two on the penultimate page of the last thread.. not that I'm suggesting you're remiss for not reading through every page for options but..

Stormy'n A Teacup
Kim Un Get Me
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Postby Fartsniffage » Wed May 30, 2018 6:28 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Give me a better one.


I gave two on the penultimate page of the last thread.. not that I'm suggesting you're remiss for not reading through every page for options but..

Stormy'n A Teacup
Kim Un Get Me


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Postby Farnhamia » Wed May 30, 2018 6:29 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Give me a better one.


I gave two on the penultimate page of the last thread.. not that I'm suggesting you're remiss for not reading through every page for options but..

Stormy'n A Teacup
Kim Un Get Me

I like "Stormy'n A Teacup," though She hasn't been in the news lately. Maybe ... "Kim'll Meet Me In The Middle"?
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Postby Fartsniffage » Wed May 30, 2018 6:31 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
I gave two on the penultimate page of the last thread.. not that I'm suggesting you're remiss for not reading through every page for options but..

Stormy'n A Teacup
Kim Un Get Me

I like "Stormy'n A Teacup," though She hasn't been in the news lately. Maybe ... "Kim'll Meet Me In The Middle"?


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Postby Mushet » Wed May 30, 2018 6:48 pm

Proctopeo wrote:Ah, the new thread smell.

Smells like bullshit :p
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Postby Bombadil » Wed May 30, 2018 7:33 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
I gave two on the penultimate page of the last thread.. not that I'm suggesting you're remiss for not reading through every page for options but..

Stormy'n A Teacup
Kim Un Get Me

I like "Stormy'n A Teacup," though She hasn't been in the news lately. Maybe ... "Kim'll Meet Me In The Middle"?


Ri-ight.. you'll need to explain this title now..
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Postby San Lumen » Wed May 30, 2018 7:56 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
I gave two on the penultimate page of the last thread.. not that I'm suggesting you're remiss for not reading through every page for options but..

Stormy'n A Teacup
Kim Un Get Me

I like "Stormy'n A Teacup," though She hasn't been in the news lately. Maybe ... "Kim'll Meet Me In The Middle"?

I like Chronicles of Kim or Tales from Pyongyang
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Postby Farnhamia » Wed May 30, 2018 8:00 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:I like "Stormy'n A Teacup," though She hasn't been in the news lately. Maybe ... "Kim'll Meet Me In The Middle"?


Ri-ight.. you'll need to explain this title now..

"Sumer Is Icumen In" is a round song from the 13th century. It's the first entry in The Oxford Book of English Poetry. "Svmer is icumen in / Lhude sing cuccu" translates as "Summer has arrived / Loudly sing, Cuckoo!" So with my alteration we have "Summer has arrived, loudly sing, Mike Cohen!"
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Postby The Knockout Gun Gals » Wed May 30, 2018 8:44 pm

Sovaal wrote:So is that meeting with Kim going to happen or not? At this point all I can make of it are headaches.


He met with Kim Kardashian West, so there's that.

For prison reforms.
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Postby San Lumen » Wed May 30, 2018 8:54 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
Ri-ight.. you'll need to explain this title now..

"Sumer Is Icumen In" is a round song from the 13th century. It's the first entry in The Oxford Book of English Poetry. "Svmer is icumen in / Lhude sing cuccu" translates as "Summer has arrived / Loudly sing, Cuckoo!" So with my alteration we have "Summer has arrived, loudly sing, Mike Cohen!"

Yeah but I think some of the suggestions that have been given would be better. This title doesnt really fit.

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Postby Bombadil » Wed May 30, 2018 9:00 pm

San Lumen wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:"Sumer Is Icumen In" is a round song from the 13th century. It's the first entry in The Oxford Book of English Poetry. "Svmer is icumen in / Lhude sing cuccu" translates as "Summer has arrived / Loudly sing, Cuckoo!" So with my alteration we have "Summer has arrived, loudly sing, Mike Cohen!"

Yeah but I think some of the suggestions that have been given would be better. This title doesnt really fit.


He is well known for his poetry, take this one..

I’m really rich - Donald J. Trump

I’m very proud of my new crystal collection
I have a Gucci store that’s worth more than Romney
I order thousands of televisions a year
Six people do nothing but sort my mail
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Postby Mushet » Wed May 30, 2018 10:51 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:What a terrible title, disappointing, sad..

On NK, I'm really struggling with the idea that Kim Jong Un, who has only traveled to Beijing in a massive armoured train during his reign, is going to hop on a plane down to Singapore. Regardless of anything else in terms of negotiations - the fact that he's set on keeping nuclear arms and the US's sole condition is he gets rid of them all - that factor leads me to believe it just won't happen.

Give me a better one.

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Postby Senkaku » Wed May 30, 2018 11:57 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Bombadil wrote:
Ri-ight.. you'll need to explain this title now..

"Sumer Is Icumen In" is a round song from the 13th century. It's the first entry in The Oxford Book of English Poetry. "Svmer is icumen in / Lhude sing cuccu" translates as "Summer has arrived / Loudly sing, Cuckoo!" So with my alteration we have "Summer has arrived, loudly sing, Mike Cohen!"

something a leeeetle more accessible to us non-13th-century-English-poetry folks might be good, but that is funnyish once it's explained I guess :p
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Postby Vassenor » Thu May 31, 2018 12:36 am

It would be interesting to see what the people shrieking about how Roseanne's firing is a suppression of free speech think about the NFL's new anthem rules.
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Postby Saiwania » Thu May 31, 2018 1:42 am

Vassenor wrote:It would be interesting to see what the people shrieking about how Roseanne's firing is a suppression of free speech think about the NFL's new anthem rules.


ABC made the wrong decision in cancelling Roseanne if it still had high ratings and presumably was still profitable. Every TV station is about ratings and money in the end. There were plenty of options short of cancelling the show immediately, if they just didn't want to work with Roseanne Barr anymore. They could've killed her character off and continued it without her, or wrapped that season up. They could've brought in someone else named Roseanne. They could've renamed the show or gradually changed it to something else. Shame that because of one person misbehaving in their free time, 400+ other people or so, are out of work.

People wanting to hire her, should've known that Roseanne Barr has had an unstable personality ever since surviving a car wreck (allegedly).
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Postby Vassenor » Thu May 31, 2018 2:04 am

Saiwania wrote:
Vassenor wrote:It would be interesting to see what the people shrieking about how Roseanne's firing is a suppression of free speech think about the NFL's new anthem rules.


ABC made the wrong decision in cancelling Roseanne if it still had high ratings and presumably was still profitable. Every TV station is about ratings and money in the end. There were plenty of options short of cancelling the show immediately, if they just didn't want to work with Roseanne Barr anymore. They could've killed her character off and continued it without her, or wrapped that season up. They could've brought in someone else named Roseanne. They could've renamed the show or gradually changed it to something else. Shame that because of one person misbehaving in their free time, 400+ other people or so, are out of work.

People wanting to hire her, should've known that Roseanne Barr has had an unstable personality ever since surviving a car wreck (allegedly).


You do realise most of those people are freelancers who would've been out of work anyway when the show ended?
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Postby Freezic Vast » Thu May 31, 2018 2:49 am

Saiwania wrote:
Vassenor wrote:It would be interesting to see what the people shrieking about how Roseanne's firing is a suppression of free speech think about the NFL's new anthem rules.


ABC made the wrong decision in cancelling Roseanne if it still had high ratings and presumably was still profitable. Every TV station is about ratings and money in the end. There were plenty of options short of cancelling the show immediately, if they just didn't want to work with Roseanne Barr anymore. They could've killed her character off and continued it without her, or wrapped that season up. They could've brought in someone else named Roseanne. They could've renamed the show or gradually changed it to something else. Shame that because of one person misbehaving in their free time, 400+ other people or so, are out of work.

People wanting to hire her, should've known that Roseanne Barr has had an unstable personality ever since surviving a car wreck (allegedly).

Pretty much this. Honestly I think maybe a reboot of the series was a bad idea. It was fun and enjoyable, but not as good or memorable as the original. And none of this would have happened if people would not spew random shit on Twitter like everyone has been doing for years now, left or right wing BS.

The one problem was replacing her or killing her character would kill some of the appeal of the show, especially one created and starring Roseanne. I think it should have focused more on Sara Gilbert's character raising her son and daughter with the help of her brother and sister, making it focus more on Darlene instead, or maybe that should have been the idea of a spin-off with Roseanne and Dan killed off. (And it wouldn't have had the Season 9 finale be retconned after all)

And that also means no more reruns on syndication either, which annoys me the most, since that's normally where I watch episodes of the original series 1-9 run on TV Land.
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Postby Valrifell » Thu May 31, 2018 2:59 am

Saiwania wrote:
Vassenor wrote:It would be interesting to see what the people shrieking about how Roseanne's firing is a suppression of free speech think about the NFL's new anthem rules.


ABC made the wrong decision in cancelling Roseanne if it still had high ratings and presumably was still profitable. Every TV station is about ratings and money in the end. There were plenty of options short of cancelling the show immediately, if they just didn't want to work with Roseanne Barr anymore. They could've killed her character off and continued it without her, or wrapped that season up. They could've brought in someone else named Roseanne. They could've renamed the show or gradually changed it to something else. Shame that because of one person misbehaving in their free time, 400+ other people or so, are out of work.

People wanting to hire her, should've known that Roseanne Barr has had an unstable personality ever since surviving a car wreck (allegedly).


There's no sense in waiting for advertisers to complain to you that they're brands are being associated with a racist who spewed nonsense on Twitter if you know they're gonna be at your door anyway. Ratings would also sureky decline after this point, these aren't radical predictions and ending the show was by far the safest bet. Killing off Roseanne's character in her namesake show is literally not possible, considering that she's the lead writer as well as the main star, so cutting off ties with her completely changes the fundamental aspects of the show.

This was the only way ABC/The Mouse could've handled this without immediately alienating advertisers for their primetime slots. It makes perfect sense and people are only salty because the show agreed and validated their worldview.
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Postby Sitcoms » Thu May 31, 2018 3:00 am

Saiwania wrote:
Vassenor wrote:It would be interesting to see what the people shrieking about how Roseanne's firing is a suppression of free speech think about the NFL's new anthem rules.


ABC made the wrong decision in cancelling Roseanne if it still had high ratings and presumably was still profitable. Every TV station is about ratings and money in the end. There were plenty of options short of cancelling the show immediately, if they just didn't want to work with Roseanne Barr anymore. They could've killed her character off and continued it without her, or wrapped that season up. They could've brought in someone else named Roseanne. They could've renamed the show or gradually changed it to something else. Shame that because of one person misbehaving in their free time, 400+ other people or so, are out of work.

People wanting to hire her, should've known that Roseanne Barr has had an unstable personality ever since surviving a car wreck (allegedly).


ABC made the responsible, human decision. They placed quality over profit which all corporations should be doing. Roseanne is a racist and ABC has every right to cancel the show.

Also, Roseanne without Roseanne? Doesn't work.

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Postby Vassenor » Thu May 31, 2018 6:41 am

So Dinesh D’Souza is getting formally pardoned.

The Law and Order President, everybody.
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Postby Petrasylvania » Thu May 31, 2018 6:49 am

Vassenor wrote:So Dinesh D’Souza is getting formally pardoned.

The Law and Order President, everybody.

So how long before Donnie pardons Bernie Madoff?
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