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  1. BigJimTX says:

    Wait, those aren’t knees…

  2. MadBrad says:

    Our long-lost friend AFB is okay. She’s had two close encounters since the tornado assault began. I’m just getting caught up on some reading here. Sortawitte is taking care of business like the hardcore Christian Patriot that he is, loving thy neighbor as himself. Tomorrow we will be taking up another special offering in Church for the Baptist Men’s Disaster Services Ministry.

    I was looking at photos from the National Weather Service website last night. It is horrific. Prayers and any financial assistance anyone can provide are definitely needed.

  3. sortahwitte says:

    I did nothing each and everyone of you wouldn’t have done in the same situation. You folks are a class act.
    And not to mention funny.

  4. R.D. Walker says:


  5. Jim22 says:

    The White House’s trying to discredit Darrel Issa. Pretty lame attempt.

    “Obama Stooge David Plouffe: Hey, That Criminal Darrell Issa Sure Has Some Nerve Investigating Obama and the IRS”

    plouffe issa tweet

  6. slinger says:

    So I dropped by the local ACE hardware today and found that they now carry archery gear, fishing gear, black powder guns, and ammunition … IN STOCK! I was in a hurry, so I didn’t spend any time comparing prices, but I was surprised at the availability either way.

    I think each store determines what they want to stock, so you may not be so lucky. I know that I will be visiting that ACE more frequently now though ๐Ÿ™‚

    • sortahwitte says:

      My ace hardware sells REAL guns and ammo. And they have some of each in stock. Not everything, but some.

    • Locke n Load says:

      Dude, as a young man I was dept buyer with access to the Ace catalog for the stores.
      You’d be very surprised what they have available thru the corporate catalog for any store that can legally shelve it. Make friends with one of the dept heads and ask to see the company catalog. Guns, ammo, archery, BB guns, wrist rockets, black powder, etc. Unless its changed completely, they used to be able to order stuff you’d expect at Gander Mtn, etc. Ace USED to be a real midwestern supplier… go and ask them if they still can. They take special orders if its in the book

  7. Jim22 says:

    AR15 Magazines with BATTLESHIP-GRAY Finish, Magpul ENHANCED Follower, 30 Round – GRAY
    List Price: $22.00
    Our Price: $13.95
    You save $8.05!
    In Stock

  8. R.D. Walker says:

    I hope this gal experiences a quick, complete recovery followed by a lifetime of friendly mocking.

  9. R.D. Walker says:

    It’s the anniversary of D-Day. I think we should remember it but it seems like we should recognize other battles as well. You know… Saipan, Iwo Jima, Market Garden. I could go on. D-Day was huge, but it seems like it gets ALL the attention. Just sayin….

  10. R.D. Walker says:

    It has been very cool and very, very wet in Iowa. Right now, this minute it is the greenest place on earth. You have to see to believe. Click to enlarge.


    • slinger says:

      Nice! Green is not something I see much of down here, and I do miss it. My wife dreams of walking around on land like this.

    • Ray Davies says:

      It took me 30 years before I saw how really beautiful Iowa is without mountains (and folks with funny Yankee accents). For all you folks who don’t live here, it’s flat boreing,just corn,beans and pigs. The air always smells like pig shit or Quaker Oats, bad, real bad. So just hit I 80 and just stop at the casinos (many or for gas.) You don’t want to live here, trust me. Hot in the summer,cold in the winter. Nothing to see here folks, just keep moving.

      • reboot says:

        Yankee accents in Iowa? Bwahahahah!
        I went to taxachusits and a lady in mcdonalds asked me if I had a speach impediment. I’m from SE Nebraska.
        I told her gimme my goddamn fries.

        • R.D. Walker says:

          A dude from Massachusetts I knew in the Army kept telling me he couldn’t find his khakis. WTF? We don’t have khakis anymore, I told him. He looked at me and asked me again where his khakis were. I thought he was losing it and again told him that I don’t know what the hell he is talking about.

          Then someone told me he was saying “car keys”. Speech impediment indeed.

          • reboot says:

            And your kah is a what? ๐Ÿ™‚ When I was in maniac territory, it was a flat of tonic. I says, wtf is THAT? Well that turned out to be a case of coke.
            Driving through the midwest, the cow and pigshit actually smell kind of nice. We used to make regular jaunts from Lincoln to Scottsbluff non-stop when I was a kid in the 70’s. Now THAT was boring. We once did one trip while the pleides were falling. We laid in the back window and counted hundreds of meteorites falling.

            • BaconNeggs says:

              Cow and Pig Shit aroma must be some acquired taste I have yet to attain.

              I live on the edge of a farming area, when they start spraying that “slurry” on the fields, with its “rich aroma” even indoors its real hard to escape.

  11. R.D. Walker says:

    Tweet of the day…

  12. Jim22 says:

    GPS Jammers for sale $119.

    “This well designed, simple to use unit functions by just plugging it into a standard cigarette lighter or power outlet with 12V of power. It will automatically protect you by blocking any GPS tracking on and within your vehicle that are being sent.”

  13. R.D. Walker says:

    “Life Coach” FAIL.

  14. Locke n Load says:

    Gotta give the Costco ad boys credit. If this is a national ad push, not a cookie specific targeting trick, they’re seeing a news trend and acting on it. Could just be coincidence I suppose,lol.

  15. Locke n Load says:

    Btw, Firefly is damned addictive. Clever writing, good cast, nice hybrid of Western and ‘frontier’ space… Libertarian subtext is a cool framework for character development. Why this hasn’t been attempted before is puzzling… I can understand the angst over it’s cancellation. Managed to get 10 episodes in b4 I had to hit the road. If wife hadn’t been cramming for exams I wouldn’t have even had a chance

    • reboot says:

      I wish Firefly would have ran longer. It was a great idea and original. Have you watched Serenity yet?
      From Serenity, my favorite line: “I swallowed a bug”. NOTHING like a good space cowboy show!
      Another good one was Space: Above and Beyond from the ’90s.

    • Uke says:

      Little known fact: We’re all Browncoats here at the Revo. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. Bman says:

    Perhaps the best baseball call ever by Dave Niehaus. Just sharing a little love for my Mariners. This was in 1995.

    • notamobster says:

      Took these today at the Mariners-Yanks game. Good time, Great weather, excellent seats right behind home plate. My company has season tickets.





  17. Bman says:

    Nice Nota! I was watching the game on Saturday, (I bought the MLB package just so I could watch the M’s). Frickin’ Rivera! Go to today’s game. I think it’s Edgar Martinez day. If they didn’t already have a Mr. Mariner, (Alvin Davis) Edgar would be it.

    God I love baseball.

  18. rj says:

    You learn something every day.

    Today I learned it is not a good idea to try to outrun a ranch dog while riding on a bicycle while on wet roads and going into a blind turn.

    The second thing I learned is road rash sucks, and almost being hit by a car while sliding across the pavement through a blind turn sucks a lot less than actually being hit by said car would have.

    The third thing I learned is 1986 steel framed bikes are tough.

    • notamobster says:

      Wow, rj, that sounds positively shitty.

      • RJ says:

        Yea but bruises are fading and the little coward would not come out on the return trip when I had me a lil cedar stick cut and at the ready.

    • BigJimTX says:

      What I get from this is that maybe Russia is not a bad place to live after this grand experiment goes to shit.

      • reboot says:

        Ayup. Look at the rest of eurabia, what a cluster fluck. I wouldn’t leave the house without a weapon there.

  19. R.D. Walker says:

    Hello, is this the NSA operator? Yes? I’d like to speak to someone in customer service, please. What? Yes, customer service. What do you mean the NSA doesn’t have customer service? I have a question. I want to… what? RD Walker, yes. I need some assistance. Yes, technical assistance. I lost the password to my email and I need you to tell me what it is.

    • RJM says:

      Yes Sir Mr Walker, I have your information right here, can you
      please verify for me your politcal affiliations and explain the donations on May 29 to the Luthern Church, May 27 to the Right To Life Organization, June 1 to the Young Republicans.

      Yes Sir, Mr Walker I do already have that information and I just need you to confirm for me your allegiance to the One, renounce your Christian Saviour Jesus Christ, before I said the Behavior Modification Officers.

  20. Locke n Load says:

    love the new banner

  21. RJM says:

    “America Is My Name.”

  22. Jim22 says:

    E-Lander AR-15 30 Round 5.56 X 45 mm Magazine steel with white follower

    Now $14.99

  23. sortahwitte says:

    An update on the situation around okc. There are still lots of people hurting. Please keep praying. There have been a lot of funerals. A lot of burials. A whole bunch of people sitting on curbs and looking over at where they once lived. The shock has just about worn off. Now it’s just sharp pain to the heart.

    I think I can say from a lot of Oklahomans: Thank you. This is the best country with the best neighbors coast to coast. Foodstuffs, diapers, baby milk is still coming in. You are the best.

    Our church went to Moore again last Saturday. Baptist men still cranking out meals, porta-pots still there. People still looking for their property. There is still a car on top of the Moore hospital. I believe it’s 3 floors tall. Still about 20 cars in the hospital parking lot. No one has claimed them.

    The arrests of looters is increasing. Not only are they thieves, but they seem to be extremely stupid. Not so funny: Louisiana man came up to help. On his own. Had a pickup full of chainsaws, and other equipment. And a trailer with a Bobcat and bucket. It was stolen in the night. Surveillance video caught it, not close enough to identify. So far, the caught have been from out of state. I fear for the life of anyone from Oklahoma that gets caught.
    That’s all for now.

    Thanks, love from Oklahoma.

  24. Jim22 says:

    Not brain dead yet.

    Can you read this? It’s the most difficult example of this kind of cognitive test I have seen. It’s the only one I’ve seen with a mixture of letters and numbers.

    Thanks to Canadian Bob.

    7H15 M3554G3
    53RV35 7O PR0V3
    H0W 0UR M1ND5 C4N
    D0 4M4Z1NG 7H1NG5!
    1MPR3551V3 7H1NG5!
    1N 7H3 B3G1NN1NG
    17 WA5 H4RD BU7
    N0W, 0N 7H15 LIN3
    Y0UR M1ND 1S
    R34D1NG 17
    W17H 0U7 3V3N
    7H1NK1NG 4B0U7 17,

    B3 PROUD! 0NLY
    C3R741N P30PL3 C4N
    R3AD 7H15.
    PL3453 F0RW4RD 1F
    U C4N R34D 7H15.

    I have faith in Revoistas.

  25. jacksonsdad says:

    No problem here. Seems strange to me that “only certain people” can read it but I’m no expert on the machinations of the mind.

  26. R.D. Walker says:

    Nine year-old twins Zea and Luna introduce President Barack Obama at the White House’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered Pride Month celebration Thursday, June 13.

    It’s like a Norman Rockwell painting, huh?

    • Ray Davies says:

      Fuggin sick.. How could a parent put a kid up to this, and you know htey did. These girls shouldn’t even know about sex yet much less about same sex marriage.
      Jeeesus, where is this Country coming to?

    • reboot says:

      Hitler used kids also. But that’s different right?

  27. Locke n Load says:

    After 2 years without birds we set up the chicken ‘operation’ again….wife apparently has a soft spot for downy yellow chicks ๐Ÿ™‚
    24 chicks and 2 ducks is down to 16 layers at this point.

    Spent a day at home and I’ll be damned, the spring chickens have started laying just in time for my visit ๐Ÿ™‚
    Breakfast this morning?
    Swedish pancakes filled with homegrown blackberries and creme freche’, bacon, and FOUR FRESH EGGS, still warm from the hutch!
    Damnit but I love chickens. Can I get an Amen for converting a city girl to a wannabe farm girl? Hell yeah!

    That is all. Carry on

  28. Locke n Load says:

    Oh, and MotherLoad…call Gae. She was curious as all get out about you and Washington. She misses you

  29. BaconNeggs says:

    Happy Fathers Day Guys!

  30. R.D. Walker says:

    I don’t have to listen to your phone calls to know what you’re doing. If I know every single phone call you’ve made, I’m able to determine every single person you talked to – I can get a pattern about your life that is very, very intrusive. And the real question here is what do they do with this information that they collect that does not have anything to do with al Qaeda? And we’re gonna trust the President and the Vice President of the United States to do the right thing? Don’t count me in on that.

    — Joe Biden, May 2006

  31. BigJimTX says:

    Why you don’t mess with Texas women:

    Mother protects kids from carjacker

  32. Locke n Load says:
  33. Locke n Load says:

    just crossed the Skaggit river…whoever took a dive into the river when that bridge collapsed must have freaked. thats a hell of a drop into the water. ouch

  34. BrunDawg says:

    Organize a Glock block. reports that Coy Tolonen, who lives in unincorporated Clackamas County, and a group of Jennings Lodge residents are responding to escalating crime in their neighborhood by posting fliers that read: โ€œThis is a Glock block. We donโ€™t call 911.โ€

  35. Jim22 says:



  36. JenR says:

    My son signed his papers yesterday and was sworn in. He is now officially in the Navy.

    • Bman says:

      AWESOME Jen!! Congrats!

    • reboot says:

      Congrats, 23 year submariner here.

    • Ray Davies says:

      Wellll, I guess he could have chosen a better branch (like the Army). I’m sure you’re proud of him, as you should be. Please thank him for all of us old troops here at Revo.

    • Jim22 says:

      Congratulations, Jen. Your world has just become different. Your son is no longer a boy. He will be a man when he returns.

      You will fret and worry. You will be concerned that he will be hurt – and he may be. You will grow from being a parent of a child to becoming the parent of a man who will make you prouder than you can imagine.

      Peace for you, Jen. Pray for your son to become a man others will look up to you and one you will look up to.

  37. MadBrad says:

    The great adventure begins! Jen, I’m proud of you for the achievement. It didn’t just happen. The character of your Son is the result of your efforts. He’s moving in the best direction any Mother could hope for. When a young man chooses to serve others, he learns more the best lessons early.


  38. reboot says:
    How does this affect current Colorado people in obtaining a firearm. I’ve never heard of online firearms training, was a beurocrat’s instructor friend losing money on the former state law?
    Ahhh, so I take 45 seconds and what do I find?
    There is never personal a personal benefit persuing a new law for a congressman is there?
    They need to get the re-call elections going in Colorado FAST, or that state will be lost also.

  39. reboot says:

    I’ve now watched “The Purge”. Dystopian? I see a reverse eurabian twist, with a sip off of the “clockwork orange” theme. Then throw it at a rich stoopid haole household that is profiting off all of the neighbors.
    I don’t know, I’ll have to see if there have been any real minds that looked at this socialist twist on our future. If you thought hunger games was readable, this one is, ugh……
    Thumbs down for firearms/survival stoopidity with the family. Typical hollyweird.

  40. RJ says:

    Premise, one 12 hour period a year in the new country when anything is legal. Purge your bad evil ways by doing anything with no accountability once each year.

    Even good people do it thus they stay good the rest of the year.

    So man is intrinsically evil and keeping that evil inside is the cause of crime, one time a year let all the evil out and crime rates are non existant the rest of the year.

    Oh and if the neighbors are envious of your business success they will choose to kill you when they get the chance.

    Save your money, it really sucks. (I didn’t pay, security gig)

  41. R.D. Walker says:

    I went and saw World War Z tonight. I will tell you this, fast zombies are hell of a lot scarier than Walking Dead slow zombies.

  42. R.D. Walker says: