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newtboy (Member Profile)

noims says...

You might find it funny that we had The Banana Splits in Ireland too, and it was one of my favourite shows. In fact, a couple of weeks ago I was singing the intro to my own son.

newtboy said:

In Texas in the 70’s we had The Banana Splits, a gang of wacky mascots, that hosted Hanna Barbera cartoons.
Where/when was Wake Rattle and Roll aired?

newtboy (Member Profile)

noims says...

Damn right. Good thing Goggle's there's to protect us from all the tracking

In case you're interested, I use a plugin to redirect youtube, instagram, and a few others to alternative sources that at least claim to respect your privacy a bit more.

It doesn't work a significant percent of the time, but it works well enough for me.

The one I use is Privacy Redirect (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/privacy-redirect/pmcmeagblkinmogikoikkdjiligflglb?ucbcb=1) but I'm sure there are plenty of others.

newtboy said:

Screw Facebook. I won’t allow them to track my every move, so they won’t let me see this video. Found it on the Tube…
[snippy]

After 60 Years, Tab Cola is being discontinued

Mordhaus (Member Profile)

noims says...

I just wanted to say thanks for the updates. I hope you don't forget that there are plenty of people out here - online and off - whose lives you make better in small ways whether or not you know it, and we care about you for one reason or another.

i.e. as I'd say any of my friends face-to-face, get well soon you old bastard, we're counting on you.

Mordhaus said:

I got the MRI, which changed things for the worse. I had a large tumor which they determined to be cancer. I also had to get a CT to see if it had spread to the lungs and it showed some small nodules in my lower right lung. They can't be sure it is cancer or not yet. If they shrink during the treatment, then it is cancer.

The treatment I am undergoing is called Immunotherapy, a targeted drug which adheres to the chemical that cancers put out to trick the body into thinking they are normal tissue. Once it binds, the body sees it as foreign tissue and tries to kill it.

Obviously, all the other issues have taken a back seat. If the treatment works, I could live for some time. If it doesn't, I am looking at an estimated 4-6 mos.

I don't know when or if I will be mentally recovered enough to start posting again. No matter what, though, I appreciate all of you.

newtboy (Member Profile)

Brazen Bear Family Help Themselves to Picnic at Lake Tahoe

Snack Attack

noims says...

I believe Douglas Adams used to tell this story as something that actually happened to him.

His favourite part was that someone else out there had exactly the same story, but without the punchline of there being a second pack.

GRILLED OSTRICH. OSTRICH MEAT on CHARCOAL

noims says...

This feels so Russian - I really miss the place. Shashlik is one of my favourite foods, albeit with pork, and they showed the most important part - heavily marinating the cooks.

Correction: I've been told that it's extremely Caucasian, not Russian. Could be any one of the small sub-states in Russia and Georgia. In any case, I'm looking forward to things opening up so I can go back.

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