Sponsored Content

Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
moon_over_vermont 2023
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info:
maildrop62 at proton dot me
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

« Hmmm: Little Girl Who Asked Pre-Written Question About "Mean Signs" Appears to be Daughter of Lawyer/Obama Donor | Main | Top Headline Comments 08-12-09 »
August 11, 2009

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Well genghis is still out in the field so I'll put up the ONT. Otherwise Gabe will do it and we all know what that means - use of correct grammar, homework assignments, and required readings on 19th century Law of the Sea. So just be thankful I got here first.

Here are a few items for your enjoyment:

Item #1: Interesting and Eerie Abandoned Places Around the World
'Urban exploring' is where people explore abandoned buildings and facilities and document what they find. Mostly it's taking picture and leaving everything as is. I've had an interest in this for a couple years and it turns out that genghis does as well. When I was in Japan a few months ago I even dragged the GF to Yashima where there is an abandoned resort on top of a mountain. If there's interest maybe I'll post the pictures sometime.

Item #2: How To Make The Perfect French Fries
These look pretty damn good, but they forgot the one step that might push the fries over into perfection: In step 3 be sure and wrap each fry in bacon before dipping it into the oil.

Weekly AoSHQ Commenter Stats
Sorry for missing it on Sunday - family was in town, drinks were drunk, well you get where this excuse is headed...

Top Commenters
1 [538 comments] Truman [76.9 posts/day]
2 [399 comments] muffy
3 [371 comments] momma
4 [354 comments] kbdabear
5 [292 comments] TheQuietMan
6 [283 comments] Ben
7 [275 comments] Dave C
8 [271 comments] wherestherum
9 [265 comments] Dang Straights
10 [259 comments] Jonathon E.

Top Troll
12 [226 comments] palin steele (the only non-partisan on AoSHQ)

Top Sockpuppeteers
1 [105 names] 'kbdabear' [15.0 unique names/day]
2 [93 names] 'somejoe'
3 [52 names] 'toby928'
4 [44 names] 'Truman'
5 [39 names] 'palin steele (the only non-partisan on AoSHQ)'
6 [36 names] 'Dave C '
7 [36 names] 'fluffy'
8 [25 names] 'andycanuck'
9 [18 names] 'Y-not'
10 [17 names] 'poon'

Tonight's post brought to you by alternate timelines:


Notice: Posted by permission of AceCorp LLC. Please e-mail overnight open thread tips to xgenghisx@gmail.com. Otherwise send tips to Ace.

digg this
posted by xgenghisx at 11:51 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Bruce: "but the mission was scrubbed due to a propellant l ..."

Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere [/i] [/b]: "Top 5? ..."

Skip: "http://tinyurl.com/5n7z5nms 20 Tweets from Bad Bl ..."

Bruce: "Nood! ..."

Skip: "G'Day everyone ..."

Bruce: "Morning! ..."

San Franpsycho: "It's Griday, it's Friday ,it's Friday Posted by: ..."

Skip: "It's Griday, it's Friday ,it's Friday ..."

San Franpsycho: "Good morning morons I know I've got insomnia bu ..."

LenNeal: "From the sports business yesterday, while I find m ..."

LenNeal: "NatGeo had a series featuring tapes historian John ..."

SFGoth: "Herb Brooks beating the Soviets and then Finland t ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64