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March 31, 2013

Overnight Open Thread (3-31-2013) - Easter Sunday Version

Happy Easter All!

Please set your laziness levels to: Indolent





Sic Transit Generation Gap


-- P.J. O'Rourke, Peace Kills

Pothole Crew Suspended for Fixing Pothole

Three County Cork road workers were returning from a job in Carrigaline, Ireland, when they saw a pothole. They stopped and repaired the pothole. A Health and Safety worker saw them, and the three men were consequently suspended from their jobs because they had not filed the proper paperwork for this particular pothole before repairing it.

Well Form 27B-6 sure is a bitch to fill out.


A Man's Guide to Choosing a Flask


A Motivational Speech From UFC Fighter Chael Sonnen

He actually ran as a Republican for the OR House of Representatives in 2010 but was forced to withdraw due to sketchy real estate activity.

The 10 Craziest New Asian Products

From baby pears to edible iphone cases to more NSFW-ish products.


Weekly AoSHQ Commenter Standings

Top 10 commenters:
1 [1304 comments] 'sven10077-ArkLaTex travelogue and Researcher' [183.04 posts/day]
2 [466 comments] 'Anna Puma (+SmuD)'
3 [369 comments] 'zsasz'
4 [359 comments] 'Mike Hammer'
5 [327 comments] 'Vic'
6 [310 comments] 'J.J. Sefton'
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8 [282 comments] 'Nevergiveup'
9 [266 comments] 'Niedermeyer's Dead Horse'
10 [261 comments] 'Truman North'

Top 10 sockpuppeteers:
1 [66 names] 'Cicero, Semiautomatic Assault Commenter' [9.26 unique names/day]
2 [61 names] 'Alex Stephens'
3 [49 names] 'The Political Hat'
4 [43 names] 'the bearded UNIX god'
5 [43 names] 'Minuteman'
6 [42 names] 'The Third Horseman of The Apocalypse'
7 [37 names] 'Jack Meov'
8 [29 names] 'zsasz'
9 [29 names] 'T. Hunter'
10 [28 names] 'andycanuck'

The group. Yeah.

Where it's at - the Twitter

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