my adblock plugin stopped working randomly the other day, didn't realise at first, then about ten minutes later I was like "omfg, is this what the internet is really like?"
Adblock is shit now. Use uBlock Origin.
I know that feel all too well.
It's horrible really. I don't think those horrible ads are benefitting the site anymore; the way they are placed twisting the layout is just insane. I can't imagine any reason that would scare me away from a site forever more than those ads you can't disable and are placed in such prominent ways.
And mind you, I don't care about smart ad layouts; for an example those that pop up on reddit don't really bother me, the site still has its hundred percent functionality with them.
If they had installed one Pi-Hole instead they'd have also saved 99% of the effort needed to install multiple copies of ABP.
Wow she's very generous. Between this and what she does for kids, and all the other things she's been known to do she could be canonized
For those who don’t know, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program mails great, age-appropriate books to kids through age five across the US and abroad, for free. She now ships a million books a month and has given away 100 million since the program’s inception.
The more I hear about Dolly Parton, the more I appreciate her giving spirit. She's not hurting for money, sure, but she is always looking for ways to give gifts that grow to her Sevierville home.
Because she saw illiteracy as a problem - in general and in the area of Tennessee where she was born and raised -she has a program that delivers a book a month from birth to school age for every child in the Sevierville area.
Because she saw the move of mining and loss of industry create a lack of jobs driving the area even further into poverty, she created Dollywood specifically to provide jobs and attract tourist dollars to bolster the local economy.
"What good is wealth and fame. Fine clothes and diamond rings? It just don't mean a thing. If you ain't got love. " I'm a liiiiitle ashamed to admit how well I know the movie "The Beverly Hillbillies", but she sang this song in it, and it really seems to be her motto. Oh, she likes her sparkly clothes and "enhanced" look, but she loves her Sevierville home and the people there.
Apparently her net worth is half a billion USD, but $9m is $9m whichever way you look at it. Incredibly generous.
"I was wearing an old Salvation Army shop boy’s suit. As I went to the bathroom I heard people saying, ‘Hey, faggot’. They slammed my head into a locker. I fell to the ground and they started to kick the shit out of me. I had to have stitches. The school kicked me out, not the bullies..." As a result, Ryder ended up being home-schooled that year. "Years later, I went to a coffee shop and I ran into one of the girls who’d kicked me, and she said, ‘Winona, Winona, can I have your autograph?’ And I said, ‘Do you remember me? Remember in seventh grade you beat up that kid?’ And she said, ‘Kind of’. And I said, ‘That was me. Go fuck yourself.’
That's the kind of thing a bullied 7th grader remembers for life no matter how famous they get..
It's also the kind of thing a 7th-grade bully doesn't remember, apparently.
I think an M.Bison quote from the Street Fighter movie sums it up best.
"The day M.Bison graced your village was the most important day of your life. For me, it was a Tuesday."
For the person getting picked on, it sticks with them forever. For the bully, they most likely forget all about it after a while.
Nobody deserves that,
This has all the makings of one of those low-hanging-fruit threads used an example of basic 101 misconceptions by /sub/askhistorians and /sub/badhistory, kind of like the whole “Jesus is a rip-off of Mithra” thing that never goes away.
The history of the Bible is long and nuanced and complex enough that it cannot be accurately recounted by a Reddit bumper sticker / sound byte thread title.
EDIT: Surprise, surprise, the title is literally from a meme. OP, I’d suggest raising your bar above 9gag on your standards for TIL material.
The King James translators used none of these anyway. Instead, they edited previous translations to create a version their king and parliament would approve.
Than you need to learn this,too: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Council_of_Nicaea
“The word of god” no it’s the word of men over time and changes with those times....the only religion in actual stone is Egyptian
The job creation and tax generation numbers are future estimates. It hasn’t happened yet. And the estimate is one million, not millions.
Terrific idea though, at least symbolically.
Thank you, supreme leader.
I think the guy has dozens kids. Several of them are musicians.
Shows a picture of a canadian, playing a brit in an american movie
Irish here so when it comes to teeth we're more or less the same. Cosmetic tooth care is still relatively new for the masses here compared to say America. I'm only 30, I have an irregular bite, slightly off to one side. When I was a kid this wasn't seen as a big deal at all but now I see kids getting work done to fix it.
Also the general consensus over here is that the really white teeth a lot of people go for in the States looks too fake, it's not uncommon for the odd person to get it done and then get made fun of for it (banter of course).
we also let our teeth be their natural colour. not super white.
All Americans on the telly look like
“43 of Zohner’s classmates voted to ban the compound, citing its deadly nature.” Sounds like Zohner’s chemistry class didn’t do their homework
President Obama banned the use of this to torture detainees, yet still allows it to be given to our school kids.
Did you know 100% of people that drink this die?
This chemical has a ph level of 7.0. That’s higher than any acid!
Yinga dinga dergen.
Early 2000’s. Hinga Dinga Durgan
Just a random thought.... what date did that episode of Spongebob originally air?
Happy Leaf Errikson Day! Hinga Dinga Durgen!
me: "what do you and a whale have in common?"
girlfriend: (slap) (leaves)
Yeah, except that's not true.
They've discovered orangutans have menopause. They just had never looked before.
It wouldn't surprise if it turns out that other species have menopause. We just have to look for it.
I read that as:
Female human pilots, whales and killers....
Thought they were dissing females.
Some dude gets paid to look and see if an orangutan still menstruates.
Spoiler alert: we ate them.
It is NOT a unicorn, which is a mythological, fantasy animal which has a horse's body.
This so called unicorn, is in fact a Rhinoceras species, and can hardly be considered a unicorn, except by click bait exaggerations.
The unicorn of the sea still exists. How about some love for the narwhal?
Sorry, unicorns are a horse with a narwhal horn. Not a furry rhinoceros.