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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19260 on: April 03, 2018, 09:37:49 AM »
So I always wondered why commercials for certain types of medication had that long laundry list of side-effects. Figured it was a legal thing. Then I heard a commercial on the radio the other day that simply said, "Side-effects may occur." and I realized that's WAY scarier.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19261 on: April 03, 2018, 10:00:11 AM »
What's really scary to me is when they mention... ALL the side effects but they say them as fast as the guy from the Micro machines commercials.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19262 on: April 03, 2018, 01:54:56 PM »
Warning: Side effects from this medication for depression may cause suicidal thoughts.  ???
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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19263 on: April 03, 2018, 04:49:18 PM »
So I always wondered why commercials for certain types of medication had that long laundry list of side-effects. Figured it was a legal thing. Then I heard a commercial on the radio the other day that simply said, "Side-effects may occur." and I realized that's WAY scarier.

We use a VPN to get Hulu which isn't available here in Australia. This means we also get ads from the US, and your ads for medication are terrifying. We have to mute the tv constantly.
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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19264 on: April 03, 2018, 04:56:53 PM »
Ahhh, this conversation isn't really helping my medicinal paranoia(especially since I just got put on two new meds in the past 2 weeks) so beg your pardon but I'll be seeing myself out.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19265 on: April 03, 2018, 08:20:07 PM »
Yeah it's another US anomaly, it's actually not that common for other countries to allow prescription medication to be advertised to the public.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19266 on: April 06, 2018, 03:41:46 PM »
What is one of the first jokes you hear as a kid?  “Why did the chicken cross the road?  To get to the other side.” Right?  Which is backward, because that joke is entierly meta. It’s a joke about jokes. It plays on the expectation of an impending funny punchline, but instead you get a logical answer that isn’t funny at all. But to understand the turn you have to have an understanding of what typical joke structure is, which you don’t have if it’s the first joke you hear. So why do we insist on confusing children?  Is it the only clean joke parents know?  It’s like if the first horror movie you ever saw was Cabin in the Woods.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19267 on: April 07, 2018, 04:30:57 PM »
Kids don’t understand jokes until well after they want to start hearing and saying them, so part of it is it really doesn’t matter
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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19268 on: April 08, 2018, 05:05:10 PM »
Terry Farrell recently married Adam Nimoy, which makes Dax's comments about Spock in "Trials and Tribble-ations" take on a completely new meaning.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19269 on: April 09, 2018, 06:24:38 AM »
Guess I'm not going anywhere for a while:



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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19270 on: April 09, 2018, 06:35:18 AM »
Wow your own personal moat :o


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19271 on: April 09, 2018, 07:46:07 AM »
These guys move fast.

Went from a moat to a berm to robot comacting in less than 2 hours:



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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19272 on: April 09, 2018, 07:51:20 AM »
Oh wow :o
Enough time to watch a movie!


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19273 on: April 11, 2018, 06:17:38 AM »
Previews of a recently recorded Rifftrax courtesy of Bill's Twitter account:


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #19274 on: April 14, 2018, 07:43:44 PM »
Hey guys. Just dropping in to say hello.  :)

I know I don't talk much these days, but I check in and read what's new whenever the guys release a new vod.