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Hey, I pass by that sign every day on my way to work!

Oh please. You're just making shit up now. You don't know any of that about any of these cultures.
In other words... Were you theeeeeeeere???
I'm situated on what was once a wild Oak Savannah densely populated with animals of every size

Delurking here to ask a question: Where has it been established that the North American Great Plains were once an Oak Savannah? I thought the area was outside the natural range of that species. Was I misinformed?
Politics and Current Events / Re: Trumpocalypse
Quote from: RAFH
Just don't get them excited by tapping your toes in the stall next to them.
Does that toe-tapping trick work for you? Hey, whatever floats your boat.
It's the origin of the "I've got a bridge to sell you" meme.

Um, no.
Creationism has been falsified because it is scientific.

Testy, I think you are making an error here by equating "creationism" with US-style Young Earth Creationism, which is based on a literal interpretation of Genesis. I agree, that proposition is falsifiable and has been proven false. But "creationism" in general includes other forms, many of them variations on Last Thursdayism, which argue that an all-powerful supernatural being poofed the universe into existence exactly as it looks today, and left no evidence of having done so. Those variants of creationism are not falsifiable.

I point this out because as we all know, Dave likes to pounce on any disagreement among the reality-based crowd and then crow that "even the experts don't agree", blah blah.
Arts and Entertainment / Re: Tragically Hip
in a Legion bar

How Canadian of you. ;)
Arts and Entertainment / Tragically Hip
Anyone else watch the live broadcast of the Hip's final concert on Saturday? I know there are at least a couple other Canadians here.

For me, it was one of the best I've seen on TV. The band kicked ass, and Gord Downie looked pretty lively for a dying man. I admit I choked up a couple of times towards the end.

Decent review here.

No dress rehearsal, this is our life.