## Hiker Shoots Off-Leash Dog

Dogs, dogs and even some cats
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rijaca wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:47 pm
Ptglhs wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:24 pm
ker0uac wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:07 pm Can anybody recommend a shooting range in Denver Metro?
Too soon for a Columbine joke?
Don't go there!
Yeah, I don't think it will ever be time for a Columbine joke.

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nunns wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:47 am
rijaca wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:47 pm
Ptglhs wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:24 pm

Too soon for a Columbine joke?
Don't go there!
Yeah, I don't think it will ever be time for a Columbine joke.

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you can actually determine the precise number of days before a tragedy can be joked about with this simple formula:

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``````t = ([365 * 10(ln x)] / [(1 - d/C) * a] * 10q)
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(1 - H)``````
where t = time until funniness, in days
x = number of victims
d = distance of the jokemaker/audience from the location of the tragedy, in miles
C = circumference of the earth
a = average victim age
q = outrageousness quotient, ranging from .1 to 1.0 (for example, a simple murder committed by an insane person might have a q = 0.1, whereas a mass murder involving torture or burning alive of people motivated by racist or political ideology might rate around q = 0.8, and violence towards animals rates somewhere above 0.9 )
and H = # of nazi holocausts involved

by my calculations, Columbine became suitable for jokes around September 2003. 9/11 will be ok to joke about approximately 108 years from now, and Holocaust jokes will be funny sometime after the end of time.
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timisimaginary wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:34 pm you can actually determine the precise number of days before a tragedy can be joked about with this simple formula:
Thanks Tim. I guess every problem does have a Final Solution after all.
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Ptglhs wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:46 pm
timisimaginary wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:34 pm you can actually determine the precise number of days before a tragedy can be joked about with this simple formula:
Thanks Tim. I guess every problem does have a Final Solution after all.
i can't decide if this comment proves or disproves my theorem.
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Ptglhs wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:24 pm Too soon for a Columbine joke?
Ptglhs wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:46 pm Thanks Tim. I guess every problem does have a Final Solution after all.
For someone who complains about how people don't care about you, and the general insensitivities of people toward their fellow humans, you show a shocking lack of empathy, consideration, and just plain decency.
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Ptglhs wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:46 pm
timisimaginary wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:34 pm you can actually determine the precise number of days before a tragedy can be joked about with this simple formula:
Thanks Tim. I guess every problem does have a Final Solution after all.
You’re an insufferable jerk, aren’t you? I sincerely hope we’ve never shared nor will share time on the same mountain.
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### Re: Hiker Shoots Off-Leash Dog

timisimaginary wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:34 pm you can actually determine the precise number of days before a tragedy can be joked about with this simple formula:

Code: Select all

``````t = ([365 * 10(ln x)] / [(1 - d/C) * a] * 10q)
__________________________________________
(1 - H)``````
I get about a dozen years before Covid-19 becomes funny. Sad but probably true.
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pvnisher wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:09 pm For someone who complains about how people don't care about you, and the general insensitivities of people toward their fellow humans, you show a shocking lack of empathy, consideration, and just plain decency.
Garbage in, garbage out. Parse through the forums and read how people have told me to kill myself, that I deserve to be alone, that I'm crazy, that no one will ever love me, that I deserve to be homeless, etc, and you're surprised I have a negative opinion of others?

You created an entire poll and thread to see how many people agreed with you that I was in the wrong and a bad person for telling someone else to follow a store's policies to their own advantage. I made a couple of jokes to lighten the mood. But sure, I'm the one who lacks decency.

The people who have reached out to me in PMs I've had a dialogue with them, and genrally we either come to an understanding or actually go on a hike together. But that takes effort and tolerating discomfort for growth. Mocking, insults, and treating someone from the internet as a virtual leper is lazy and fun, if you're a bad person.
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Ptglhs wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:25 pm
pvnisher wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:09 pm For someone who complains about how people don't care about you, and the general insensitivities of people toward their fellow humans, you show a shocking lack of empathy, consideration, and just plain decency.
Garbage in, garbage out. Parse through the forums and read how people have told me to kill myself, that I deserve to be alone, that I'm crazy, that no one will ever love me, that I deserve to be homeless, etc, and you're surprised I have a negative opinion of others?

You created an entire poll and thread to see how many people agreed with you that I was in the wrong and a bad person for telling someone else to follow a store's policies to their own advantage. I made a couple of jokes to lighten the mood. But sure, I'm the one who lacks decency.

The people who have reached out to me in PMs I've had a dialogue with them, and genrally we either come to an understanding or actually go on a hike together. But that takes effort and tolerating discomfort for growth. Mocking, insults, and treating someone from the internet as a virtual leper is lazy and fun, if you're a bad person.

Jokes to lighten the mood? Are you serious, Clark?
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Can’t we all just get along?
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Off topic..on purpose.

I’m watching The Big Lebowski for the first time ever.

I’m way behind. This s**t is fantastic.
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sigepnader wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:32 pm Jokes to lighten the mood? Are you serious, Clark?
Yes. Name's not Clark.

The Final Solution quip is a line from a comedy song by Steven Lynch about how he thinks his girlfriend's a Nazi.

This thread started because someone shot a dog out of what I can only imagine is vigilantism at best and sadism at worst. Next to that, joking about a mass shooting is pretty low key. As long as you're nice to them and want to spend time with them you can build a relationship with a dog. People, not so much.