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  1. Johnson black lives don't matter

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    In the Heart of the Sea. It's about the sinking of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's Moby-Dick.
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    In dis volume, if ya fucks wit' Mister Crime, be prepared to gets fed to a fuckin' barracuda. & Dick Tracy gets shot.
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    Reading this now, upon your recommendation. :agree: Knew I'd like it and why you did as soon as I read the preface.
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    that's one of the things people miss when they try to analyze moby dick, the duality of ahab's land based pacifism and the slaughterhouse of the sea

    http://www.amazon.com/Heart-Sea-Tragedy-Whaleship-Essex/dp/0141001828
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    "The Hundred Years War" by Jonathan Sumption. I am only about 150 pages or so into it, but it's very good.
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    In dis volume, cross-dressin' Rhodent buys da farm, Dick Tracy investigates dis newfangled Tiki culture in Hawaii as disgustipatin' Flyface & Willie da Fifth gets sunk by a tidal wave & Spots hangs out wit a doggerel-spoutin' sticknigger. shit- & li'l Sparkle Plenty gets fat.
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    Collected Works of Charles Fort - Fort is pretty much the source for the cottage industry that still exists to this day of 'strange phenomena' paperbacks. He owned a grocery store in upstate New York. Inheirited some money then spent the remainder of his life in the New York Public Library and the British Museum in London researching weird and wonderful happenings recorded in history. Wrote four books on the subject, came up with a sort of a nascent Unified Field Theory as well as coining some words now quite familiar, such as, teleportation. Very readable, in a 'just the facts' but subtly humorous style. So whenever you see some mysterious-mysteries-crap-book being sold by a hymie realize that Fort was there first, was the best, and they're just stealing from him 3 or 4 times removed.

    http://www.alibris.com/booksearch?keyword=Charles Fort&mtype=B&hs.x=0&hs.y=0
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    This book is really just one book. It’s got a flip cover, where you look at the front and it’s the Polish side and you look at the back and it’s the Italian side. The pages with the corresponding ethnic jokes align with the cover, so halfway through the book, you get to flip it and start the other side. For the record, I only counted this as one book in my annual list.
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  15. Mandalore in recovery from sobriety

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    Damn. Shayner is a fucking master at this trolling shit.
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    His trolling is weak by CofC standards.
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    I dunno, man. It's just like you said; he takes these subtle potshots at you and it mostly looks like random bullshit.

    You guys need to call a temporary truce, because I really want to organize a mass raid at somebody else's forum. The CoC these days is short on people who can put together proper sentences.
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    The CofC is dying and all the different venues are moribund. Maybe it's because Obama is on his way out and everyone thinks Trump is the heir apparent, or maybe crustaceans are just getting older and losing interest. Hell, I'll probably even wander away after I get hitched next year. Don't get me wrong, the trolling and death threats and other forum antics are always good, but I seriously don't want to end up like some VNN lifer, trading neg reps and big chimpinz with random trolls when I could be out with my wife or working more and building up some savings.
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    See how you feel about that after 5 years of family life. I prefer the world of basement dwellers to real life.
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    I stopped buying those books once I noticed that "Larry Wilde" was the author of all of them, and even as an unsophisticated sapling something about that name strongly suggested mockie with a St Christopher medal . (In fact, this may have been the same shmuel who edited the TRULY TASTELESS JOKES series behind the nom de goy "Blanche Knott".)

    So George Schnorrer is some elaborate AI program, developed by the SPLC in partnershp with the Dept of Justice, created to simulate troll activity in seek-and-annoy missions throughout the Crusted Circle?

    Hm. Well, clearly the objective justifies the expense. It's just that I don't really recall him posting blatant pro-left propaganda, although I could easily have missed it as I wasn't really looking for any; but honesty requires me to point out that I've probably posted more pro-Jew/black, or anti-white-idiot material than Schnorrer.
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