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Who said you can't coin your own term? What is "Boning the Fish"? It's a moment. A defining moment when you know that your favorite TV Show, Celebrity, Movie Series or Music Group has reached its peak. That instant you know from now on...it's all downhill. Some call it a climax of sorts. We call it "Boning the fish". From that moment on things will simply never be the same.

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That Girl - TV Shows
I thought the show was fluff but fun. What's funny is that when I watched it as a tiny kid, between her surname and her waving a US American flag for no appearant reason in the opening credits, I thought Ann Marie was a recent immigrant from France who'd become a naturalized US citizen! LOL Yeah, I know she didn't have anywhere close to the accent (and it was funny how this exotic temptress of Mediterreanean extraction was supposed to be the bio child of such 'Aryan' looking parents)! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 7, 2011, 3:06 pm

American South, The - Random Topics
Soggy, Thanks for your post on this! I just hope that you and everyone else here can join me in prayers and thoughts for so much of my home region! As I write this a good part of West Tennessee and Arkansas is underwater due to Mississippi and White Rivers flooding (not to mention Interstate 40, the main east-west artery for our country has many miles underwater)- and the devastation of last month's tornadoes especially in Alabama is heartbreaking. I will say this- having experienced widescale natural disaster in my own city in the not-too-distant past, I know that we can rebuild and unite for the common good. Yes, the American South CAN rise again- in a positive way! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 7, 2011, 3:01 pm

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
If Travoltron's is the best comment here, I say that Soggy's comment is a close second. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on May 7, 2011, 12:06 pm

Superman - Random Topics
I wonder Superman have second thoughts about deouncing his U.S citizenship too soon since the U.S. killed OBL? -- Submitted By: (SSM) on May 7, 2011, 11:46 am

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
Stephaine, Dolfan, and ExplodingConsole, I whole heartly argee with those comments. One thing I like to add to these "we shouldn't happy that OBL is dead" type of people, you may have a problem with celebrating OBL's death but OBL and his minions don't have a problem celebrating 3000 deaths on 9/11 and any other deaths Al Quida caused before and after 9/11 as well. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on May 7, 2011, 11:36 am

Kate Gosselin - Celebrities
This woman puts the icing on the cake when it comes to whoring herself and her kids out. Caught a rencent episode of "Kate Plus 8" because I'd heard about her bitchiness to the bungee jumping instructor and wanted to see it to make fun of her! I was further sickened by her visit to the Australian Zoo. Her attempts at coming across as "caring, sensitive and mushy" when she was holding the baby Koala made my skin crawl. *gag*. And she's acting like she and Teri Iwin are new BFFs and bragging how her kids "got along so well" with Bindy and Robert Irwin. Well, you dumb bitch! Of course, they are going to be gracious to you and your TV crew! They run the zoo! Yet, when she goes to Alaska and goes camping with Sarah Palin and her family, who were just as kind and gracious, she's a rude, ungrateful, c**t; all because "it's too cold out here!" Boo freakin hoo! It seems with her cold reptilian heart, the outside temperature would've suited her just fine! -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on May 7, 2011, 10:25 am

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
DolFan, you rock!! Well said! I had someone say to me the other night that "they just couldn't understand why people were celebrating the death of a human being". Really? Are you effin' kidding me?!! I quickly responded that OBL was no human and that anyone with half a brain should absolutely throw a party each and everytime good wins over evil. Especially the demise of a mass murderer and terrorist! Of course, this person with whom I had the misfortune of conversing with still didn't get it. And never will. -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on May 7, 2011, 10:09 am

Pandora - Random Topics
I tend not to stay on any one station for more than a half hour so I haven't noticed anything amiss regarding the playlists. A number of good but obscure bands I've discovered are not available via iTunes or Rhapsody or wherever, but Pandora seems to have all of them. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 8:46 am

Jersey Shore - TV Shows
I say find the most unfriendly, xenophobic village in Sicily - preferably Mafia-controlled - then dump these obnoxious people there without a penny, make each of them wear a sign saying "I'm a real Guido/Guidette", then sit back and watch the ensuing hilarity. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 8:16 am

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
Another vote for Travoltron. But this would all be cleared up if the Wizard would release those photos of the Wicked Witch's corpse. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 7:51 am

Vegetarianism - Random Topics
(Duplicate deleted) -- The Management -- Submitted By: (johnnydough) on May 8, 2011, 7:49 am

Vegetarianism - Random Topics
What Robert and Travalton said really shows it all. It is one thing to enforce the vegetarian/vegan behaviours on humans (to an extent, some nations' people would starve severely in that regard), but to challenge mother nature? Another example of how the extreme greenies don't really care for animals, just that their philosophy is followed by and by. -- Submitted By: (johnnydough) on May 7, 2011, 7:42 am

Slayer - Music Groups
Slayer is as likely to bone the fish as Chuck Norris is to win an Oscar. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 1:42 am

Don Kirshner's Rock Concert - TV Shows
I remember my TV going out on me one night, circa 1974, just before this show came on. The featured band was Uriah Heep, and I'd been looking forward to the show all week. Major buzzkill. Wikipedia lists the Sex Pistols as having played on the show, which surprises me. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 1:16 am

That Girl - TV Shows
No show captures the upbeat nature of late-'60s TV - a period featuring quite alot of cheerful programming - better than That Girl. It was a real charmer from first to last, and Marlo Thomas made me strongly reconsider my fixation on blondes. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 12:50 am

Night Court - TV Shows
I didn't appreciate this show at the time - didn't even really notice it - but since it went into syndication I've come to really enjoy it. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 7, 2011, 12:30 am

Arnold Schwarzenegger - Celebrities
He was a good action actor. I hated most of his comedies. His new cartoon show looks terrible. http://youtu.be/Fw6J9OGSXpg -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 6, 2011, 10:31 pm

Vegetarianism - Random Topics
I remember seeing an episode of that Animal Cops show where they busted some people that were doing that to their animals. The cat hat gone blind from taurine depletion. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 6, 2011, 10:24 pm

Office, The - TV Shows
Very strange episode last night. I figured they'd get rid of DeAngelo in a much darker manner. He'd have a nervous breakdown, or he'd become so insufferable that Jim and Dwight would be forced to set him up to be fired, or maybe he'd do something illegal and end up in jail. In other words, something with a dark-edged finality to it. Instead they have him injure himself in a basketball exhibition. Sort of a lighthearted end to a mini-arc I was sure would play out more dramatically. I won't say this ending was a cop-out, in the sense that the last-second Michael-and-Pam-at-the-airport scene last week was, but it did seem to indicate a desire on the part of the producers to play it safe - and that's never a good sign. Can Fishboning Territory be far behind? -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 8:48 pm

JumptheShark.com - Websites
Wow just visited the rotting husk of the Scottish Site- WOW - no updates since November of 2010. I wonder if they even address the fact they bought that site for millions at the TVG evil headquarters. Bizarre, and sad. Love live Bone the Fish!! -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 6, 2011, 8:11 pm

Black Sabbath - Music Groups
Soggy and I should have a listening party- Sabotage was the last of the good Ozzy era albums. Heaven and Hell un-boned the band, but 1976 was a good Boning point for the Ozzy Era of Black Sabbath. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 6, 2011, 8:06 pm

Michelle Pfeiffer - Celebrities
I know!!! It DOES seem weird now that you mention it :-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on May 6, 2011, 6:18 pm

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
The same people who've suddenly decided to speak out against all the "meanies" who are happy that someone who literally took pleasure from killing innocents got what he deserved are the ones who will wish death on somebody if they're insulted or even disagreed with. I've seen it happen on the net too many times. These days people don't think any crime's a big deal--unless it happens to them, then all that tolerance and who are you to judge stuff goes right out the window. Which is why I cannot take their opinions seriously and neither should you. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on May 6, 2011, 6:15 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
But Soggy, can't you see that just because they aren't technically called royalty, America has its own ruling class consisting of CEOs, politicians, celebs and pro athletes who are all above the law and treat the rest of us as shabbily as royalty in Europe did back in the day? Don't be fooled by semantics, America has a lot more of a ruling class than any European nation ever did. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on May 6, 2011, 5:55 pm

Andromeda - TV Shows
Wow, I never knew any of that about Kevin Sorbo :-O No wonder I never really liked the guy and always thought there was something fishy about him. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on May 6, 2011, 5:50 pm

Avatar - Movie Series
Just another left-wing propaganda piece about saving the planet (even as they looked the other way when the Gulf Of Mexico was saturated with oil) and depicting the US military as monsters. And 3D has only been around for about 60 years, it's hardly revolutionary. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on May 6, 2011, 5:47 pm

Justified - TV Shows
best show great charaCTERS GREAT CAST GREAT WRITING LAUGH OUT LOUD FUNNY RAYLAN IS THE SHIT -- Submitted By: (oshimaida) on May 6, 2011, 5:37 pm

ESPN - Random Topics
The NFL draft coverage was for me the sign of ESPN's slow and steady demise. Chris Berman should of retired 5-10 years ago, Mel Kiper Jr. annoys the crap out of me with his formulas and systems for judging draft picks, Jon Gruden might be the most annoying sports announcer I've ever heard in history and his grilling of quarterbacks is pompous and ridiculous, Suzy Kolber making Mark Ingram cry by bringing up his dad was totally inappropriate, and everything else seemed gossipy and over the top. I switched over to the NFL Network and it was much, much better. ESPN has forgotten sports over the last few years and goes for sensational garbarge, probably in no small part due to Disney's ownership in the network. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on May 6, 2011, 4:27 pm

Sesame Street - TV Shows
Grover's still on Sesame Street, Soggy. He just was demoted to a background role, as were many of the main characters once Elmo became the star of the show. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on May 6, 2011, 4:23 pm

Gene Simmons - Celebrities
Another stinking rich man whining about P2P file sharing. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 6, 2011, 4:07 pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger - Celebrities
He was awesome as an actor (Terminator movies, etc.), but once he entered politics, things changed. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 6, 2011, 2:20 pm

Vegetarianism - Random Topics
Some Vegans/vegetarians really do force their diets onto their pets. A cat cannot survive on a vegetarian diet, much less a vegan one. They are obligate carnivores and need meat. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 6, 2011, 2:18 pm

Lamisil - Random Topics
I think you're right, Soggy! I haven't found a worse mascot than this one yet. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 6, 2011, 2:12 pm

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
Oddly, many teens today are asking, "Who was Osama Bin Laden?". Don't their parents teach them ANYTHING? I too remember 9/11 as it unfolded on the news. It made me sick to my stomach when the towers collapsed. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 6, 2011, 2:08 pm

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
I second that nomination. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 6, 2011, 2:01 pm

Jimi Hendrix - Music Groups
Fletch, I don't know what to say about your post, except that I respect your willingness to swim against the current. Personally, I don't think Hendrix boned, and I sometimes like to wonder what brilliancies he would have given us if he'd only exercised a little self-discipline and stayed alive for a few more years. For my money, he is the biggest What If? story in music history. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 12:36 pm

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Music Groups
That IS cool, Dol. If I thought my family would honor my wishes, I'd consider making the same request. (But I have a good family; they'll probably pick "Eight Miles High", which is fine with me.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 12:30 pm

Black Sabbath - Music Groups
Who voted "Day 1", dammit? Who would dare vote "Day 1"? Not even Pat Boone would vote "Day 1"! Not even Perry Frigging Como would vote "Day 1"! Not even Sinatra would vo - well, okay, so Sinatra might. Personally, I never jumped on the Dio bandwagon; even Heaven and Hell didn't do much for me. (I know it's a blasphemous thing to admit, but there it is.) But Ozzy's last two albums sucked ass too. Basically Sabotage was the last album that impressed me, so I guess that means I have to give the Bone Date as about 1976. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 12:25 pm

Welcome Back Kotter - TV Shows
I never understood the appeal of this program. The actors were all over-the-top hams, the characters they played were annoying, and I was convinced the producers and writers had never been to high school themselves. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 12:05 pm

Kids in the Hall, The - TV Shows
I think each of them kissed all four of the others at one time or another. But the show never boned. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 12:01 pm

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
The thing is that, yes Bin Laden was a human being. Maybe it is wrong to celebrate the death of another human being regardless of who they are or what they've done in life. However (and I think this is the kicker), as others have said, Bin Laden was responsible for thousands of deaths world wide, not to mention the level of destruction. Think of all of the people that have lost family and/or friends because of this man. Take a look at the NY Skyline. It hasn't been the same since 9/11 and never will be the same. And that's just from his most infamous attack. This man hid protected while people loyal to him died for his cause. I don't recall OBL ever showing any regret or remorse for his actions. He destroyed lived all around the world and walked free to live his all while people suffered (and STILL suffer) because of his actions. From what I gather, the Soldiers that took OBL down in that Operation did so in a way that killed him quickly. They even treated his body with dignity and decency when they buried him at sea. The level of restraint it must have taken to do that is commendable to say the least. Despite all of this, people are objecting to others showing joy that OBL is dead? What do these people want? How do they expect people to react to news that a man that caused so much pain, destruction and loss of life, got away with it until now and to the best of my knowledge, showed no remorse? But when people have been waiting the better part of a decade (some even perhaps far longer) for the capture/death of a man celebrate when it finally happens? Perhaps people need to think about the wrongs that man is responsible for before thinking about whether or not it's wrong to celebrate his death. -- Submitted By: (ExplodingConsole) on May 6, 2011, 11:57 am

18 Kids and Counting - TV Shows
Addicted to pregnancy, Mrs. Duggar? Nothing wrong with old fashioned family values, but even farm families 150 years ago had less kids... -- Submitted By: (earmark72) on May 6, 2011, 10:04 am

Sesame Street - TV Shows
Elmo replaced Grover? Why, that's practically a crime against humanity! Grover was one of the coolest dudes on ANY TV show in the '70s and '80s. Why on earth would they get rid of him? What's this world coming to? -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 7:42 am

Scientology - Random Topics
Yes, it's perfectly believable that Boeing airliners were designed from subconscious memories of ancient Thetan starships. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 6:00 am

Michelle Pfeiffer - Celebrities
How could she have chosen a better man than you or me? How is that possible? -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 5:48 am

Arnold Schwarzenegger - Celebrities
Schwarzenegger was an actor? Really?? Dang - I somehow managed to miss that detail of his life. I knew he made several movies before changing careers, but I sure didn't know he was ever an actor. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 5:45 am

Def Leppard - Music Groups
Posers. Black Flag could eat these boys for lunch. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 5:40 am

Sex Pistols - Music Groups
Hugely important. HUGELY. A large percentage of the contents of both my iPods, and my CD collection, and what little post-1980 vinyl I own, would not exist if it weren't for these guys. And John Lydon has earned the right to be the Most Abrasively Uncompromising Man on Planet Earth. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 5:34 am

Vegetarianism - Random Topics
I've heard of vegetarians who have attempted to train their dogs and cats to be vegetarians too. (It almost sounds like an urban myth, but I have no problem believing it; fanatics tend not to have a firm grasp on reality.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 5:19 am

Type O Negative - Music Groups
Will do; thanks for the tip. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 5:09 am

Type O Negative - Music Groups
Soggy- check out Carnivore- Peter Steele's band before Type O Negative. Great Stuff. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 6, 2011, 4:34 am

Type O Negative - Music Groups
Damn, Chubby, you get my New Respect Award. I liked this band alot. Their bleakest album, World Coming Down, is my favorite; "Everyone I Love Is Dead" is just flat-out sublime. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 4:20 am

Facebook - Websites
Another sci-fi reference, if I may: Facebook is the Soylent Green of social networks. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 3:59 am

John C. Reilly - Celebrities
Wow, you're really personalizing this. I have a feeling there is something regarding the whole "sibling death" thing that hits you a little too close to home. If so, it's better that I stop yanking your chain and leave you to your opinion. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 3:49 am

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
The man was responsible for the deaths of thousands around the world. Yeah, I'm celebrating his death. I got into a shitload of fights with pseudo pacifists spreading those fake MLK quotes on Facebook. Maybe they were too young to remember 9/11. i remember that day vividly. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on May 6, 2011, 3:45 am

OJ Simpson - Celebrities
I don't agree that O.J. boned when he killed his wife in 1994. He boned when he beat her up in 1989, and possibly earlier in the marriage. The murder was more a matter of his building a cage from all the fish bones he had already accumulated. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 3:37 am

TheTruth.com - Websites
LOL Point taken. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 3:24 am

Microwave ovens - Random Topics
Unless the Unabomber has a BTF account, I think it's safe to say that everyone here is thankful for microwave ovens. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 3:18 am

Law - Random Topics
Dol, I agree that the system is fouled up. But I don't believe America was "taken over" by anyone, so I recognize no such correlation as you describe. The fact is that justice has been uneveny applied, and laws inconsistently enforced, since our country's earliest years. What we see today is hardly a recent phenomenon. A good number of the social movements you probably resent were a sort of backlash against an environment in which laws were often not enforced as they should have been. I should add here that it strikes me as strange that we are saying "Law" itself boned the fish. That's the sort of viewpoint one would expect from anarchists and criminals who resent the existence of laws in the first place. If we are going to debate whether the American justice system, or the American legal code, has gone past its prime, the topic on this page should be named The American Justice System or The American Legal Code instead of the vaguely-defined word "Law". -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 3:09 am

Moderators (Internet Forum) - Random Topics
I've administered a few boards/groups over the years. It's a thankless job, to put it mildly, and it taught me the limits of my own patience. No matter how even-handed you try to be, you're going to be called biased, or overly strict, or too arbitrary, or not engaged enough. (And often you're called all these things at the same time.) Herding cats has nothing on moderating a board full of feisty personalities. It requires an extra-thick skin, the patience of Job, the diplomatic touch of Talleyrand, and alot more time and emotional energy than most folks might be willing to expend. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 2:40 am

History (History Channel) - Random Topics
They need to have a hardcore history network for viewers with decent-sized IQs, featuring reasonably deep programs about actual history - preferably heavy on pre-20th-century history - and move all that fluff programming to a History Channel Lite for those who require things to be dumbed down for them. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 2:15 am

Temp Agencies - Random Topics
My first few months after moving to Seattle saw me in the temp world. It was one of the most depressing, humiliating periods in my life; I always felt utterly valueless at the end of the day. To borrow a bit of Vietnam-era Army lingo, I felt - and was generally treated - like the FNG. So in later years, when I became a manager and needed the services of a temp agency, I would treat my temps EXTREMELY well, and I made sure my staff did too. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 2:04 am

Weakest Link, The - TV Shows
I could never get past that dreadful host. Whatever merits the show had were lost on me, as I found her persona too distracting. From what I've heard, her behavior brought the show more viewers than the game's basic premise; I don't know if that's true but it wouldn't surprise me. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 1:49 am

American South, The - Random Topics
As usual, Kingbk is the voice of reason amid the cacophony of "My dogma is better than your dogma, nenny nenny nyehhh!" Why are these silly spitfests so often allowed to overwhelm (and sidetrack us from) a topic whose intrinsic interest hardly needs the sorts of sociopolitical embellishments you people load it down with? How about this: The South is a picturesque place filled with interesting people, good music and great food. There is no single monolithic Southern Culture, and Southerners have as great a diversity of viewpoints as any other segment of society. Most of the sneering cliches and stereotypes snooty Easterners attach to the region are either long out of date or never reflected reality in the first damn place. I have met very few Southerns I didn't like, and I've known more than a few for whom I'd take a bullet. The climate I can do without, and there are too many snakes down there for my taste. But overall I love the South, and America would hardly have been America without it. (For the record, I'm a Northwesterner, born and bred.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 1:33 am

Circus of the Stars - TV Shows
The concept of the show was weird to me even as a little kid and as an adult I would sometimes wonder if I dreamed the whole thing. I had thought this show was canceled in the mid-80s, but Wiki says this show ran until 1994. I disagree with the previous comment about this show never working today. It seems inline with all the "celebrity" reality shows currently polluting the airwaves. NBC did try a ripoff flop called "Celebrity Circus" in 2008 with D-list celebs. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 6, 2011, 1:13 am

Lamisil - Random Topics
"Probably"? LOL I'm going for "beyond a shadow of a doubt". -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 6, 2011, 1:03 am

John C. Reilly - Celebrities
Johnny Cash has no special significance to me. Neither does John C Reilly. The only "cheesy formula" is an attitude of exagerated self-importance from second rate comedians who try to convince us they're lampooning some "cliche". Actually this is a way of selling crap to the public which lacks originality and just isn't funny. Your babbling about "sacred cows","cliches" is just your own exaggerated sense of self importance. None of these biopics are alike. The writers, producers and actors in movies like this know the kind of pseudo-critics who will buy this as parody of "sacred cows" who take themselves too seriously and need to learn to have a good laugh over their brother's death. Thank God we have John C Reilly and people like you (and the writers and producers) who have taught us all to laugh at death. Thank you -- Submitted By: () on May 5, 2011, 10:33 pm

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
The gist of the Middle East's reaction to Osama's death: "We don't believe he's dead, but we're mighty pissed that you killed him." -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 5, 2011, 10:01 pm

V.C. Andrews Novels - Random Topics
Back in my bookseller days, it was all I could do to keep from begging a customer who brought a V.C. Andrews novel to the counter to try Jane Austen instead (or at least Jean Auel). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 8:25 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
I'm an American who takes the American Creed pretty seriously, so I am tempted to vote "Boned From Day 1". Knighthood is antithetical to everything America ought to stand for. So too, of course, is the very notion of nobility or monarchy. Both are worthless anachronisms best tossed in the Garbage Can of Ignorant Societal Structures. My ancestors rejected all that crap pretty forcefully 230-some years ago, and I remain true to their vision. One of the wisest laws ever passed in my country was the prohibition of its citizens from accepting foreign titles. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 8:20 pm

Superman - Random Topics
As a kid, I never understood why Superman didn't help us win World War 2. Hell, he never lifted a finger in any meaningful way to help us win any of our subsequent wars. Maybe it can be said that his recently-announced abdication of his duty to America reflects an attitude dating all the way back to 1941.... -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 8:02 pm

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
Travoltron, comment of the year! I don't think we do Bone the Fish awards yet, but if we ever do, for 2011 comment of the year, I think you would win in a landslide. Some of my lefty friends I defriended on Facebook thanks to their comments a few days ago on this matter. I could tolerate some of their kooky, whiny beliefs beforehand, but this was over the line for me. Not all my lefty friends thankfully were this way... many were happy about the outcome. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on May 5, 2011, 3:40 pm

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
LOL @ Travoltron's comment! :) -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 5, 2011, 12:49 pm

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
I looked at the Problem Solverz clip from the link you gave, Cartooner...It is literally--LITERALLY!--a cheaply done Flash animation, the likes of which would have been Blammed were it uploaded onto Newgrounds. Alas, it further proves today's "cartoonists" (and I use that term LOOSELY) just aren't trying anymore. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 5, 2011, 12:44 pm

TheTruth.com - Websites
Now Soggy, that can't be true. Otherwise you wouldn't be able to stand me ;-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on May 5, 2011, 5:08 am

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
Travoltron- thanks for the best quote of the year, Im going to put that on facebook, properly attributed of course! On another Oz note- I hate slot machines, but I was able to play the Wizard of Oz slot machine earlier this year- and frankly it was an amazing experience. If you are at a casino and like this movie- play it! -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 5, 2011, 4:23 am

TheTruth.com - Websites
Any site, regardless of its subject matter, which calls itself The Truth automatically bones. (That goes for people who include the word "truth" in their online screen names.) It's a word redolent of self-importance, and self-importance annoys me more than damn near anything else on the planet. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 4:02 am

1970's - Random Topics
I couldn't disagree more with JayD: The '70s were to me the ultimate Vanilla Decade. There were some decent TV shows back then, and of course a number of classic movies, but there was also lots of empty-headed crap on both big screen and small. Pop culture was more vacuous than it had ever been before, and the fads and fashions we so loved back then look pretty childish to me now. And the music, for the most part, was bland and forgettable - until the punk movement came along and things started to get interesting again. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 3:54 am

Classmates.com - Websites
I'm seeing a pattern here: All of us mouthy opinionated SOBs hated high school. I wonder if that means that those of our classmates who enjoyed the high school experience are unlikely to visit online opinion sites? (Maybe they're afraid we're waiting to pounce on them if they do....) The only people I've been connecting with on Classmates.com are former teachers and coaches, and one ex-principal; the actual classmates have ignored me completely (and I them). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 3:42 am

Cigars - Random Topics
True enough. (I have had to use that Freud quote dozens of times over the years on people who spend too much time and energy trying to read between the lines.) Nor am I a frequent smoker; I average maybe one nice Macanudo or Montecristo every two months. (I don't smoke cigarettes at all.) Maybe they'll catch up to me someday, but I'm not losing any sleep worrying about it. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 3:24 am

Gong Show, The - TV Shows
A ridiculously simple formula that was nonetheless ahead of its time. The kind of ironic humor so common today was pretty hard to find in the '70s, but the Gong Show had it in spades. Chuck Barris was simply a genius. The show never boned. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 3:04 am

CBS Evening News, The - TV Shows
"Courage." I don't know when Rather started signing off with that word, and I don't think he did it for very long, but that's my Boning Moment. I do agree with DolFan that his role in the Bush National Guard records flap was shameful, but I think Rather had been slowly squandering his credibility for years before that. And when the suits dumped his replacement, the perfectly acceptable Bob Schieffer, in favor of a woman with the gravitas of a piece of Silly Putty, the boning process was complete. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 2:48 am

John C. Reilly - Celebrities
Well, Irbloom, I do appreciate your passion; clearly Johnny Cash has some sort of super-exalted untouchable status in your eyes. Look, I'm not into icons and sacred cows. In my world, nobody is above being lampooned. And the celebrity biopic format, which tends to take itself waaaayyyy too seriously, invites parody with its attitude of self-importance, not to mention the cheesy formula it always uses. (Sudden fame, trouble handling fame, heartbreak, fall from grace, redemption - a formula rife with cliches and just begging to be made fun of.) And as a said earlier, there are more appropriate people to blame for a movie you don't like, starting with the producers, writers and director. In the case of Walk Hard, that means exactly two people: Jake Kasdan and Judd Apatow. They are the ones who (supposedly) dissed your beloved Man in Black; the actor Mr Reilly was only following their direction. But hey, I'm sure you're not alone; there are probably some grim and earnest fans of the King Arthur mythos who would like to see everyone associated with Monty Python & The Holy Grail burned at the stake. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 5, 2011, 2:27 am

Saddam Hussein - Celebrities
No votes for Never Boned.....keep it that way. Its great that this guy was eventually caught. -- Submitted By: (johnnydough) on May 4, 2011, 11:25 pm

Andromeda - TV Shows
Another show that Gene Roddenberry made despite being dead. I always pictured TV producers conjuring him via seance or Ouija boards. Other people here have alluded to it already, but I should elaborate. Kevin Sorbo thought this ensemble show was all about HIM and threw his weight around to make it so. The series creator didn't want to go along with this, so Sorbo got him fired. Sorbo was jealous of all the attention co-star Keith Hamilton Cobb was getting (especially be female fans) and made things miserable for him until he quit. The last season or two were completely unintelligible. You'll notice you don't see him much in anything these days and I'm sure that's largely due to the way he treated his cast and crew. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 4, 2011, 11:12 pm

Earth - Final Conflict - TV Shows
I was always amazed how Gene Roddenberry continued to put out TV shows despite the handicap of being dead. I found this show as dull as dishwater and I can't believe it ran for five seasons. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 4, 2011, 10:49 pm

M*A*S*H - TV Shows
You know what's funny about the M*A*S*H franchise? Every incarnation gets progressively worse. The novel is an under rated classic that will make you laugh like an idiot. The 1970, while a dark comedy classic, didn't have the same vibe the novel had. Still, though, it's a classic that everyone should see at least once. The TV show is a classic example of a show staying past its welcome. What started out as a great ensemble sitcom became Alan Alda's personal soapbox. It really is a shame because, for about 6 or 7 seasons, M*A*S*H was a really great sitcom with a lot of heart. -- Submitted By: (dcvianc) on May 4, 2011, 3:59 pm

Miami Vice - TV Shows
I once saw a poster of Alfalfa and Buckwheat of "Our Gang" fame 'updated' to Miami Vice complete with those 80's threads. No surprise that "Our Gang" has proven timeless despite its Depression origins while "Miami Vice" proved dated almost as soon as it aired despite [because?] of the hype. What are Don Johnson and Phillip Michael Thomas doing these days anyway? -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 4, 2011, 3:52 pm

Los Angeles - Random Topics
I remember hearing about its clouds of smog and had always thought that to be an exaggeration- until I saw them for myself flying in when the plane refueled! I had had the amazing experience of having flown all the way across the USA without a single cloud in the sky from Chicago on and had gained an appreciation for pioneers in covered wagons having had to cross vast tracts of wastelands in which I could see no water sources and very few plants from my vantagepoint - but then I hit the LA city limits and BINGO ugly brown and black clouds of smog were hanging there despite being right next to the Pacific Ocean! Yeah, it looked as though some kindergartner had dipped cotton balls into mud and soot and hung them over a cityscape! And the famous Hollywood Sign? It seemed to be perched on a tiny mountain island in an ocean of city sprawl. Yep, all that was enough to convince me to never move there- although one day I may be tempted to visit it to take in its Spanish colonial, post-Gold Rush+ movie capital history. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 4, 2011, 3:43 pm

Cigars - Random Topics
soggy, even premium cigars can bone one's mouth, throat and lungs with cancer- which is I only smoked one to celebrate the New Millenium and have no intention of doing it again for another 989 years!. Regardless of the PSA, keep in mind that even Sigmund Freud himself said that sometimes a cigar is ONLY a cigar! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 4, 2011, 3:32 pm

Wizard of Oz, The - Movie Series
Those Munchkins were wrong to rejoice in the death of the Wicked Witch of the East. And how do we know the Witch is really dead? We're just supposed to take the word of one guy that she's "really, truly dead"? What are this man's credentials? And I hope her crushed remains were disposed of in according to Wiccan custom. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 4, 2011, 1:59 pm

Dave Matthews Band - Music Groups
One of the best live bands ever! -- Submitted By: (jtrenthacker) on May 4, 2011, 10:43 am

Cigars - Random Topics
A cheap cigar may as well be renamed a Fish Boner. A premium cigar is incapable of boning. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 4, 2011, 7:58 am

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
As for the phantom quote, does anyone doubt that Dennis Kucinich is capable of giving us such a quote? (By the way, thanks, Dol, for the retraction regarding Oprah. Not that I'm a huge fan of hers, but there's no sense in letting a false charge make the rounds.) I tell people that being an atheist allows me to declare without guilt that I wish OBL had been shot in a location that would have caused him severe pain for several hours before he died. A head shot was far too merciful for the bastard. I'm also unmoved by the controversy over the corpse's disposal. If I'd had my way, that carrier's crew would have attached the body to a raft, then had some fun spraying it with the Phalanx 20mm gun. Yeee-HAAWWW!!!! -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on May 4, 2011, 7:54 am

Bill Clinton - Celebrities
Still only one vote for Never Boned.... -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 4, 2011, 6:54 am

Avatar - Movie Series
The worst thing about this horrible film and the wretched sequels is the fact that Battle Angel's movie adaption has been shelved over this trash. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 4, 2011, 6:53 am

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
Now the new Thundercats Toon looks pretty good, so I am sure they will Cancel it immediately after airing this year! Now sure when this premeires, but it does look promising. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 4, 2011, 6:41 am

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
Thanks for clearing up the weepy MLK fake quote. Apparently it was a college student- big surprise. Will they make a new falsely attributed quote up when the SEALS kill Ayman Al-Zawahiri (Bin Laden's best pal and new Al- Quaida #1 guy?)?? -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 4, 2011, 6:40 am

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
Problem Solverz, just when you thought CN couldn't get any stupider. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dHyB1kRDNc The sad thing is, whenever Cartoon network does something that makes me feel like they might redeem themselves, they always do something (like this) that makes me lose even more faith in them. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on May 4, 2011, 2:57 am

Osama bin Laden - Celebrities
I had a feeling that the "I will mourn the death of anyone, even my enemy" line was just something that someone made up, and not said by Martin Luther King. BTW, I know the death of someone can be sad, but it's hard to be sad when it's the death of someone like Bin Laden, Hitler, or Heinrich Himmler (the guy who made concentration camps), considering that they killed millions of people in their lifetimes. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on May 4, 2011, 12:14 am


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