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Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

Post by Johnny Carwash » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:09 am

So, a Swamp mystery. Does anyone know who @_data_guy is on Instagram? I had spent the last few years thinking this was DSafe until seeing him on the Zoom from last night.
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Post by Sabo » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:10 am

Johnny Carwash wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:09 am
So, a Swamp mystery. Does anyone know who @_data_guy is on Instagram? I had spent the last few years thinking this was DSafe until seeing him on the Zoom from last night.
Most likely that is Kranepool. His Twitter account is @data_guy or something like that.

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Post by BSF21 » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:20 am

The fact that we let the random thoughts thread go a month without a post truly encapsulates the hell we're living in. There are no more random thoughts.
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Post by bfj » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:26 am

Sabo wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:10 am
Johnny Carwash wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:09 am
So, a Swamp mystery. Does anyone know who @_data_guy is on Instagram? I had spent the last few years thinking this was DSafe until seeing him on the Zoom from last night.
Most likely that is Kranepool. His Twitter account is @data_guy or something like that.

Fuck him.
That’s Kranepool.
Enjoy every sandwich.

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Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

Post by Johnny Carwash » Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:09 am

bfj wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:26 am
Sabo wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:10 am
Johnny Carwash wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:09 am
So, a Swamp mystery. Does anyone know who @_data_guy is on Instagram? I had spent the last few years thinking this was DSafe until seeing him on the Zoom from last night.
Most likely that is Kranepool. His Twitter account is @data_guy or something like that.

Fuck him.
That’s Kranepool.
Thanks for the clarification. Anyway, I had guessed it was DSafetyGuy in that the D stood for "data" and so I guess I was associating kranepool in my mind with DSafe until seeing the real one yesterday.
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Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

Post by mister d » Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:17 am

Wait, does it? I thought it was like "Da Safety Guy" in the same way Smif N Wessun did "Dah Shinin".
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Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

Post by Johnny Carwash » Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:25 am

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Wait, does it? I thought it was like "Da Safety Guy" in the same way Smif N Wessun did "Dah Shinin".
It doesn't. I had (wrongly) guessed _data_guy (who is actually kranepool) was DSafetyGuy based on the vague name similarity.

Though "So what does the D stand for?" is a fun question to ask apropos of nothing.
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Post by sancarlos » Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:40 pm

There is a whole story on DSG’s name. But, I’ll let him tell it.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:39 pm

My sophomore year in college (fall of 1993), I joined a comedy sketch show at the college TV station where we did a 30-minute episode each semester. One of the things I wrote and performed were three fake public service messages where I portrayed a representative of the Clinton administration who was providing "Drug Safety Tips" to viewers. The tips, or course, were the safe way to do drugs.

The episode premiered at the end of the semester and a couple of guys who had previously been on the show (including Brian Gewirtz, a notable name for a couple of you), but were now making another show, did not know who I was. They dubbed me "Drug Safety Guy", a nickname which stuck through the rest of college and for the first few years of living in LA.

It's a mildly amusing nickname until you're out at a fairly empty bar on a Saturday night and one of your friends arrives with his dipshit roommate, who sees you from across the bar as he walks in and yells out in his East Coast Italian accent, "Hey, Drug Man!" (My old roommate really enjoyed when the same guy swatted my shot in a pick-up game and yelled up, "Get that shit outta here, Drug Dealer Man!")

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Post by mister d » Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:49 pm

I'm doing that voice in my head now and likely will through the weekend. Thank you.
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Post by The Sybian » Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:49 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:39 pm
My sophomore year in college (fall of 1993), I joined a comedy sketch show at the college TV station where we did a 30-minute episode each semester. One of the things I wrote and performed were three fake public service messages where I portrayed a representative of the Clinton administration who was providing "Drug Safety Tips" to viewers. The tips, or course, were the safe way to do drugs.

The episode premiered at the end of the semester and a couple of guys who had previously been on the show (including Brian Gewirtz, a notable name for a couple of you), but were now making another show, did not know who I was. They dubbed me "Drug Safety Guy", a nickname which stuck through the rest of college and for the first few years of living in LA.

It's a mildly amusing nickname until you're out at a fairly empty bar on a Saturday night and one of your friends arrives with his dipshit roommate, who sees you from across the bar as he walks in and yells out in his East Coast Italian accent, "Hey, Drug Man!" (My old roommate really enjoyed when the same guy swatted my shot in a pick-up game and yelled up, "Get that shit outta here, Drug Dealer Man!")

He was not smart.
Fascinating. I just assumed you played safety on your HS football team.
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Post by Giff » Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:52 pm

I just assumed he was way into condoms.
Muh.

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:58 pm

Giff wrote:
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I just assumed he was way into condoms.
I don't remember this being discussed when we met.
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Post by duff » Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:19 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
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The episode premiered at the end of the semester and a couple of guys who had previously been on the show (including Brian Gewirtz, a notable name for a couple of you), but were now making another show, did not know who I was. They dubbed me "Drug Safety Guy", a nickname which stuck through the rest of college and for the first few years of living in LA.
Brian Gewirtz gave you your nickname! That is probably the most amazing thing I have read. EVAH!
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:36 pm

duff wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:19 pm
DSafetyGuy wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:39 pm

The episode premiered at the end of the semester and a couple of guys who had previously been on the show (including Brian Gewirtz, a notable name for a couple of you), but were now making another show, did not know who I was. They dubbed me "Drug Safety Guy", a nickname which stuck through the rest of college and for the first few years of living in LA.
Brian Gewirtz gave you your nickname! That is probably the most amazing thing I have read. EVAH!
Either him or one other guy. I was not present for the naming ceremony.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:38 pm

Just noticed a very small hole in the t-shirt I am wearing. It's made it 12 years, but it's always sad to see one of the favorites die.

Shit, two tiny holes.
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Post by brian » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:43 pm

Yeah, sad day when that happens.

Speaking of bad day, I just wrote an email to my racist city councilman asking him to condemn another councilperson who went full racist over the weekend and yelled "WHITE LIVES MATTER" during the GOP convention. Waste of time but fuck him.
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Post by A_B » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:58 pm

Well, let's not freak out over two small holes.
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Post by Rush2112 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:14 pm

Today is the 50th anniversary of the LSD no-no
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Post by Pruitt » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:42 pm

Rush2112 wrote:
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Today is the 50th anniversary of the LSD no-no
And here's the story as told by the man himself...

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Post by GoodKarma » Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:37 am

Main actor/director/producer credits that run after the movie are a lot more fun than credits that run at the beginning of the movie.
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Post by brian » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:41 pm

A feature where you could ignore the posts of specific people only in a specific thread would be an awesome feature for phpBB.
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Post by mister d » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:49 pm

We could put our names next to each post so you can just choose not to read?
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Post by A_B » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:53 pm

brian wrote:
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A feature where you could ignore the posts of specific people only in a specific thread would be an awesome feature for phpBB.
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Post by GoodKarma » Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:29 pm

brian wrote:
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A feature where you could ignore the posts of specific people only in a specific thread would be an awesome feature for phpBB.
This is just what one wants to see when it's his post immediately above this one...
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Post by tennbengal » Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:48 am

If Doc Howard ever came back around, would he admit that Trump was indeed so much worse than Hillary would have been?

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Post by brian » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:31 am

tennbengal wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:48 am
If Doc Howard ever came back around, would he admit that Trump was indeed so much worse than Hillary would have been?
Based from his Twitter feed? Doubtful.
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Post by tennbengal » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:48 am

brian wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:31 am
tennbengal wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:48 am
If Doc Howard ever came back around, would he admit that Trump was indeed so much worse than Hillary would have been?
Based from his Twitter feed? Doubtful.
Sigh.

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Post by Jerloma » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:52 am

Not sure he thinks Obama was better.
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:36 am

There's a certain mindset that seems to think that moderate Democrats in general, and Hillary Clinton in particular, are History's Greatest Monster. They're not foolish enough to be explicitly pro-Trump, but they are strongly anti-anti-Trump.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:01 pm

Pretty sure my wife invited friends over to watch a movie in the backyard tonight before she even bought the screen.

Now if only it gets dark before 9:30 tonight, we might actually get to press play on the projector.
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Post by Shirley » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:53 pm

brian wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:31 am
tennbengal wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:48 am
If Doc Howard ever came back around, would he admit that Trump was indeed so much worse than Hillary would have been?
Based from his Twitter feed? Doubtful.
Really? Is he pro Trump?
Totally Kafkaesque

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Post by Shirley » Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:00 pm

OK, I just checked out his feed from an incognito window and thankfully, he doesn't appear to be pro Trump. He's retweeted a number of Trump-bashing tweets. But I do believe he still hates Hillary more than Trump. That's possible.
Totally Kafkaesque

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Post by brian » Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:59 pm

He’s not pro-Biden either. He seems pretty nihilistic these days.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:40 am

Just realizing my weekly chores include going on linked in to "like" posts about Bainbridge.

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Post by wlu_lax6 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:38 am

So if my school changes its name, does my swamp handle have to change? Have to believe they keep W&L for branding..but maybe not...maybe I can just keep wlu and assume it is a typo.
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Post by duff » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:43 am

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:38 am
So if my school changes its name, does my swamp handle have to change? Have to believe they keep W&L for branding..but maybe not...maybe I can just keep wlu and assume it is a typo.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/educatio ... ngton-lee/
The trustees should find out if Tommy is willing to serve as president of the university and just use him as their namesake.
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:26 am

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:38 am
So if my school changes its name, does my swamp handle have to change? Have to believe they keep W&L for branding..but maybe not...maybe I can just keep wlu and assume it is a typo.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/educatio ... ngton-lee/
I think you’re grandfathered in, like Tennbengal.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by mister d » Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:29 am

Got duped by milk that smelled ok but tasted anything but. Low odds, but on puke watch all the same.
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Post by brian » Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:32 am

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:38 am
So if my school changes its name, does my swamp handle have to change? Have to believe they keep W&L for branding..but maybe not...maybe I can just keep wlu and assume it is a typo.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/educatio ... ngton-lee/
Not sure I'm going to outlive my school's nickname myself.
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