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September 29, 2020

Tuesday Overnight Open Thread (9/29/20) Non-Girthy Debate Edition With Mystery Clicks

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The Quote of The Day


Quote I

“They’re amazed by the amount of bugs that they see and the variety, and how big they can get,” Rafael Lopez, who runs the NYC Hiking and Backpacking Group on Facebook.


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Good Fucking Grief!

Case Western Reserve University, which will host Tuesday's presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, has set up “presidential debate support spaces” to help students express their feelings about the debate, controversial events occurring around the country, and the upcoming election in November.

In preparation for the debate, CWRU has arranged for “presidential debate support spaces” where “students can discuss the impact of recent national events, including the presidential debate and upcoming election.” The sessions will be hosted by the University Health and Counseling Services staff, however, the "support Space is not a substitute for psychotherapy and does not constitute mental health treatment.”


Perhaps they should worry about their acne and the unbelievable debt they are accruing for that "Liberal Arts" degree.


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(H/T sixkiller)


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Hmmm, "Judge" Andrew Napolitano's counterpart in Colombia is making news in her own way.

Colombian judge investigated after sharing X-rated snaps for shopping discounts

Judge Vivian Polania has bared all in selfies shared with her 90,500 army of online fans but faces potential disciplinary action after saying they get her free clothing discounts


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The ONT Musical Interlude


On this day: 29 Sep 1976
Enjoying his own birthday celebrations singer Jerry Lee Lewis accidentally shot his bass player Norman Owens in the chest. Lewis had been blasting holes in an office door. Owens survived but sued his boss. via thisdayinmusic.com



On this day: 29 Sep 2018
American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Otis Rush died from complications of a stroke aged 84. His distinctive guitar style featured a slow-burning sound and long bent notes. His first single, ‘I Can't Quit You Baby’, in 1956 reached No.6 on the Billboard R&B chart. Two of his other best-known songs, are ‘Double Trouble’ and ‘All Your Love (I Miss Loving).’ via thisdayinmusic.com

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Not much pre-planning on this "get out of jail" scheme. Genius Award Winner.

A criminal who hijacked and diverted a helicopter in mid-air in an attempt to break his wife out of a Belgian prison has been arrested after detectives found he used his own name to book the flight.

Mike Gielen, 24, threatened the helicopter’s pilot using a replica handgun as he sought to spring Kristel Appelt, 27, from Berkendaal women’s prison in south Brussels on Friday, where she was being held on suspicion of murdering an ex-boyfriend.

The helicopter circled the prison several times but Gielen’s plan was foiled as the pilot was unable to land within the courtyard. While the helicopter flew over the prison the inmates cheered and waved, but Gielen became nauseous and had to put his head out of the helicopter five times to be sick.

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F*ck off Go Fund Me. Tonight's Feel Good Story of The Day.

Donors have raised over $500,000 on a Christian fundraising website for Kyle Rittenhouse who was arrested and charged with killing two rioters and injuring one during unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin in late August.

The webpage, called GiveSendGo, has collected over $526,000 at the time of publishing with nearly 12,400 individual donations to support the 17-year-old’s legal defense. The page surpassed its $500,000 goal on Monday, according to the New York Post.


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Weekly commenter stats for week of 9-27-2020


Top 10 commenters:
1 [690 comments] 'TheJamesMadison, shouting Lawrence! into the desert' [96.85 posts/day]
2 [465 comments] 'Axeman'
3 [458 comments] 'Sponge - China is Asshoe!'
4 [456 comments] 'BurtTC'
5 [448 comments] 'AlaBAMA '
6 [447 comments] 'Tom Servo'
7 [435 comments] 'Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo'
8 [415 comments] 'Wolfus Aurelius'
9 [409 comments] 'artisanal 'ette'
10 [393 comments] 'Skip'

Top 10 sockpuppeteers:
1 [292 names] 'Miklosian Anti-Marketing SA de CV' [40.99 unique names/day]
2 [68 names] 'Bete'
3 [59 names] 'Duncanthrax'
4 [53 names] 'Adriane the Critic ...'
5 [42 names] 'Axeman'
6 [40 names] '18-1'
7 [39 names] 'REDACTED'
8 [33 names] 'Grump928(C)'
9 [32 names] 'Notorious BFD'
10 [29 names] 'LeftCoast Dawg'


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