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August 27, 2018

Monday Overnight Open Thread (8/27/18 )

(Culture and an ONT)


The Quotes of The Day

Quote I

"The Iranian people face very real economic pressures caused by their government's corruption, mismanagement, and deep investment in terrorism and foreign conflicts. The United States and the European Union should be working together instead to find lasting solutions that truly support Iran's people and end the regime's threats to regional and global stability." Brian Hook

Quote II

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it. Lyndon B. Johnson

Quote III

If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm. Vince Lombardi


Falling into the category of You can't make this shit up.

man in his twenties was stabbed to death next to an anti-knife crime poster in London, becoming the subject of the capital’s 101st murder investigation this year.

Police and paramedics were scrambled to Creek Road in Deptford, south east London just before midnight on Saturday.

They found a young man with stab wounds next to an anti-knife campaign poster on the side of a bus stop.

The victim, believed to be 22, was taken to a hospital in south London but he was pronounced dead at 12.40am.



What is a soft drink called in your neck of the woods?


Shoe0nHead Woman lives as Man for a day.


Another video. Consider this your science lesson for the evening. Lawnmowers. And how they work.


You get to be the judge. Were their actions willful and wanton?

A homeowner is suing police in Greenwood Village, Colorado, after they destroyed his house with explosives to flush out a shoplifter hiding there. The cops maintained a 19-hour siege to collar Robert Seacat, who "stole items from WalMart" and fired a gun at them during the showdown.

Police offered Leo Lech $5000 for the loss of his home.

“If you look at the photos of Osama Bin Laden’s compound, I would say his house looks better than mine does,” Lech said at the time.


The ONT Musical Interlude

August 27, 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed when the helicopter he was flying in, hit a man-made ski slope while trying to navigate through dense fog. Vaughan had played a show at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin with Robert Cray & His Memphis Horns, and Eric Clapton. Vaughan was informed by a member of Clapton's crew that three seats were open on a helicopter returning to Chicago with Clapton's crew, it turned out there was only one seat left; Vaughan requested it from his brother, who obliged. Three members of Eric Clapton's entourage were also killed. via


August 27, 1953, Born on this day, Alex Lifeson, guitarist, Rush, (1980 UK No.13 single 'Spirit Of Radio' 1982 US No. 21 single 'New World Man'). Lifeson was made an Officer of the Order of Canada on May 9, 1996. The trio was the first rock band to be so honored, as a group. via


Feeling overly masculine, yet your underwear choices leave you wanting? That problem is now solved.

There's so much choice when it comes to women's underwear, from thongs to Brazilian and Bridget Jones -style pants, not to mention strapless, multi-way and water bras.

Mostly men only have boxers or briefs to choose from.

However that's all about to change, as one lingerie company have created a unique line of bras and knickers especially for men.


My. My. My. What a charming young lady. Unfortunately, it appears she has reproduced.

Bride Calls Off Wedding After ‘Friends And Family Refuse To Pay £1200 To Attend’


Stealing from your employer = Bad. Testifying under the influence of the stuff you stole = Genius Award Winner.

A Montana man who was convicted of methamphetamine possession will be granted another trial after it was revealed that one of the witnesses in his trial was under the influence of methamphetamine when he testified. Derrick Thrush, who works as a forensic chemist for the state, was called as an expert witness in the trial of James Donald Bachtell to testify that the residue police found on a glass pipe when they arrested him in June 2017 was from methamphetamine. The next day Bachtell was convicted.


We usually hear about the service sucking somewhere. Here is some great service and Tonight's Feel Good Story of The Day.


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