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Old 07-12-2019, 07:16 AM
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I beg your pardon, since I must amend a clarifying statement to an earlier post . . .

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If God's Dog starts speaking, then descriptions of the application of aqueous solutions of nitrates, urea, uric acids and creatinines to publicly-accessable water connections for purposed in conflagtation-quenching are permissible. . .
bolding is what I originally meant to add. . .

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On exactly Wednesday, August 14th, SamuelA will become a mod.
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Oh hell no.

You'll have to speak to Tripler about how that fits into the Cheeto pool.
Well, craps does have the "Don't Come" line, which is essentially a bet that the Player will crap out, and the House will win. I don't know how anyone wins if he becomes a mod, but hey, it's your bet.

You can place a wager on 8/14 to win a bag of Cheetos, but you had better put odds behind that line. I like scotch.

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Is there a term for "mass mutiny on a message board?"

Current list: Tripler (8/18); JohnT (7/29); Oredigger77 (8/13); SunnyDaze (8/10 or 11 dependent on privilege restoration); Guest Starring: Id! (8/14)--pending[/QUOTE]
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:03 AM
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Hmmm...I like 89% odds.
Do you like Baby Duck? (a more recent Canadian version of the older US Cold Duck)
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Old 07-12-2019, 11:12 AM
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What’s the over/under?
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:09 PM
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When it comes to posts where he is essentially providing advice on where to go, costs, and so on I was thinking of posts like this:

http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/...postcount=1321

http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/...postcount=1347

http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/...postcount=1348

Maybe I’m reading too much into them.
Thanks for getting those links. I don't think they quite cross the line into giving instructions on how to break the law. "Fly to Kiev, there's a brothel there, somewhere," is a bit too abstract to really serve as blueprint for anyone looking to do crimes, much the same way that an earlier poster joking about "visiting your dispensary" to find weed isn't being moderated.
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:35 PM
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Thanks for getting those links. I don't think they quite cross the line into giving instructions on how to break the law. "Fly to Kiev, there's a brothel there, somewhere," is a bit too abstract to really serve as blueprint for anyone looking to do crimes, much the same way that an earlier poster joking about "visiting your dispensary" to find weed isn't being moderated.
Fair enough, no argument from me.
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Old 07-12-2019, 05:52 PM
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Hmmm...I like 89% odds.
Do you like Baby Duck? (a more recent Canadian version of the older US Cold Duck)
I can’t say I’ve ever had duck in the US. I had some smoked duck in Korea though, and it was delicious.

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What’s the over/under?
No over/under. If a banning happens on a date hat isn’t chosen, then the winner closest (by simple math—not by nanobot or A.I. calculation, nor binomial statistical spread or chi-squared regression). Just pick a day, and whomever is closest gets a nuclear-originatin’ bag of nacho-flavored noshables.

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Old 07-12-2019, 07:05 PM
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Not too sure if that works:

Day 1: Tripler's guess
Day 2: SamA banned
Day 3: JohnT's guess

Who wins? You or me?

(Imho, you should win the above using time-honored Price Is Right rules (closest without going over).)

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Old 07-12-2019, 07:27 PM
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Not too sure if that works:

Day 1: Tripler's guess
Day 2: SamA banned
Day 3: JohnT's guess

Who wins? You or me?

(Imho, you should win the above using time-honored Price Is Right rules (closest without going over).)
Can I say Day 1 and one dollar? Or does that not work?
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Old 07-12-2019, 07:47 PM
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Not too sure if that works:

Day 1: Tripler's guess
Day 2: SamA banned
Day 3: JohnT's guess

Who wins? You or me?
JohnT, did I get your date wrong? Last I had was:
Tripler (8/18); JohnT (7/29); Oredigger77 (8/13); SunnyDaze (8/10 or 11 dependent on privilege restoration); Guest Starring: Id! (8/14).

SunnyDaze, for clarification, did you mean banning the same day as lifting of the suspension, or the day after?

Here's my offer; if there's a tie, then I shall buy two bags of Cheetos!! Each tied winner gets a bag. Two! Ah ah ahhh!


SamuelA I know you're reading this. Your existence on these message boards just got an increase--the termination of your account is now worth two bags of Cheetos. That's a serious upgrade from the previous valuation of your 'knowledge' as an equivalent to "a warm glass of human spit."


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In the near future, I'll post pictures to tie the prize to my location: aka "Proof of Snack Life."

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Old 07-12-2019, 08:02 PM
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Oh, I wanted to point out something too. Even though he's been suspended at this present time, SamuelA still has more posts in this thread (248) than the top two other posters combined (wolfpup at 100, and myself at 96).

I fully expect a tirade and flood of activity when his suspension is lifted. That rate of posts would be worth some statistical analysis.

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Just some food for thought.

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Old 07-12-2019, 09:11 PM
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I mean he gets banned the first day he can post. I think that means the day suspension lifts?

Proof of prize life is golden. *snerk*
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:12 PM
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Just some food for thought.

Don't you mean "some snack food for thought"?
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Old 07-17-2019, 09:09 PM
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Proof of Snack Life.

First Prize: Your choice of Cheetos, either Crunchy or Flamin' Hot Lime.
Second Prize: The other bag.
Third Prize: A hearty handshake and "Honorable Mention."

JohnT, you chose 7/29 before the suspension. You can change your date, since the suspension kind of limits you to after the 10th or 11th. What's your guess?

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Old 07-17-2019, 09:11 PM
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Let's go with August 21st, 27th if the 21st is already claimed.
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Old 07-17-2019, 09:13 PM
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Got it. The new list (in chronological order) is:

SunnyDaze (8/10 or 11 dependent on privilege restoration);
Oredigger77 (8/13);
Guest Starring: Id! (8/14);
Tripler (8/18);
JohnT (8/21);

Trip
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:42 AM
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I think he'll start slow and take a few weeks to ramp up, so I'll go with Aug 30.
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:28 PM
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Gotcha, TroutMan.

I guess in one way I'm surprised at how early most of the starting guesses are--there's probably some statistical significance to guessing so close to the suspension's end date. Hrm. . .

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Hell, we could go for months without a winner! May have to plan for a "Round 2."
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:38 PM
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I was thinking the same thing... "shoulda picked October 10th"..
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:47 PM
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Not interested in joining the bet, because I always have lousy luck when it comes to gambling, but just out of curiosity, are these regular-sized bags of cheetos, or snack-sized bags?
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:53 PM
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Not interested in joining the bet, because I always have lousy luck when it comes to gambling, but just out of curiosity, are these regular-sized bags of cheetos, or snack-sized bags?
This isn't gambling, because it's a sure thing. . . it's just a matter of when.

These are "regular sized" (8.5 oz) bags of Cheetos.

SunnyDaze (8/10 or 11 dependent on privilege restoration);
Oredigger77 (8/13);
Guest Starring: Id! (8/14);
Tripler (8/18);
JohnT (8/21);
TroutMan (8/30).


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TWO bags! Ah ah ahhhhhh!

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Old 07-18-2019, 09:17 PM
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Proof of Snack Life.

First Prize: Your choice of Cheetos, either Crunchy or Flamin' Hot Lime.
Second Prize: The other bag.
Third Prize: A hearty handshake and "Honorable Mention."

JohnT, you chose 7/29 before the suspension. You can change your date, since the suspension kind of limits you to after the 10th or 11th. What's your guess?

Tripler
This shit just got serious.
I love the authenticating pics, especially the first one!

My mom told me never to gamble, but I am soooooo tempted, since I'm feeling somewhat peckish right now and would love some Cheetos. I didn't even know they made a "Flamin' Hot" variety.

And damn I wish I was rich. I think the banning of SamuelA deserves something really momentous, and I would offer an accessory for the Cheetos as the first prize. Imagine winning both our contests, luxuriating in one of those, with a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos at your right-hand side, and knowing that SamuelA was banned from the SDMB, all on the same day!
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Old 07-28-2019, 09:58 AM
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I find the lack of language regarding Starkiller Base to be... troubling.

Regardless! I'll join and put as my entry... July 29th.

Yes, he will be suspended. But he'll "just" create a sock which will be so obvious even *I* will notice.

July 29th. You read it here first.
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SamuelB?
I don't know. All I know, is that it's sometime in TheFuture:

https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=879396
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:36 AM
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And damn I wish I was rich. I think the banning of SamuelA deserves something really momentous, and I would offer an accessory for the Cheetos as the first prize. Imagine winning both our contests, luxuriating in one of those, with a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos at your right-hand side, and knowing that SamuelA was banned from the SDMB, all on the same day!
Wow! That's (almost) very generous of you.
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Old 07-28-2019, 11:35 AM
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I don't know. All I know, is that it's sometime in TheFuture:

https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=879396
Nah, I think that's someone in the UK with a history of complaining about being a virgin.
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:37 PM
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Helmut Doork was banned today. If he was SamA's sock, I'm goung to demand my cheetos.
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:50 PM
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SamuelA is still showing suspended. Looks like you'll have to ask a mod directly to find out.
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Old 08-09-2019, 12:18 PM
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Alright folks, just one more day for the Great SamuelA Cheeto Banning Challenge 2019! This is the last call for dates that already haven’t been chosen yet. Since I’m posting on a cellphone, and I’m on travel for work (not able to respond), you’ll have to scroll up thread for the contest rules and regulations, as well as the already-chosen dates. Last call (last post) that will be honored must be time stamped by 2359 this evening, Chicago time, to give the hamsters time to rack and stack the selections before the suspension lifting.

Also, I wanted to bump this thread due to the new one that was opened by Jasmine. There’s so much entertaining “duh” from SamuelA, we thought it best to locate all his racism and “science” here lest his stupidity go too viral on an otherwise perfectly-normal conversation message board.

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There’s still time to cast your votes!! Winner gets a bag of Cheetos!!

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It's that time already? The days have flown by.
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Awright, I'm in. The board's PTB seem to allow trolls fathoms of manila with which to tie their nooses, so I'm going with September 4th.
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Old 08-09-2019, 06:26 PM
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... fathoms of manila with which to tie their nooses...
I like this expression.
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Old 08-10-2019, 02:16 PM
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I notice he’s still currently suspended, by his last activity was yesterday around 3:46PM Mountain Time. I guess the li’l guy tried to login with something to say...

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SunnyDaze I have you down for the 11th now. SMV, got ya for 9/4.

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Did anyone take 9/22 yet? I got a good feeling about that date.
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Old 08-10-2019, 04:50 PM
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I notice he’s still currently suspended, by his last activity was yesterday around 3:46PM Mountain Time. I guess the li’l guy tried to login with something to say...

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SunnyDaze I have you down for the 11th now. SMV, got ya for 9/4.

Well, he could've logged in to send a message to TPTB.
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Old 08-10-2019, 05:20 PM
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Did anyone take 9/22 yet? I got a good feeling about that date.
Since the suspension thing looks like it'll be lifted tomorrow, I'll honor this, unless there's any of the other players against it.

Here's the list with Atamasama:
SunnyDaze (8/10 or 11 dependent on privilege restoration);
Oredigger77 (8/13);
Guest Starring: Id! (8/14);
Tripler (8/18);
JohnT (8/21);
TroutMan (8/30);
SlowMovingVehicle (9/4);
Atamasama (9/22).

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Well, he could've logged in to send a message to TPTB.
Oh, I was under the impression you couldn't do jack squat when you were suspended.

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Well, he could've logged in to send a message to TPTB.
Except if you're suspended, you still can't send PMs. He would see a message saying something like "Your account is currently suspended. The date your suspension will be lifted is 10 August, 2019." He could have just logged in to see if he was unsuspended yet.

Edit - By the way, his suspension is now over. His status currently is listed as "Guest".

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Whoa. . . suspended? This in no way at all affects the contest of "When Will SamuelA Be Banned?" All you have to do is post a prediction. To open the playing field, I'm modifying my guess to August 18th. To enter: all you have to do is predict the date this troll will be permanently banned. The prize: a bag of Cheetos!

Well, a few folks have asked me for the rules to the contest. After running it through the TripCo® Legal Department, we've established the legalese. I promise this is far less dumber, but far more entertaining than reading one of his posts . . .

::ahem::
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The contest you are entering involves wagering a date (or dates) of the Straight Dope Message Board (SDMB) ™ banning the user account of one, SamuelA, with the prize being awarded of one 8 ounce bag of Cheetos (any flavor or variety). Prize will be awarded by the announcement of the user account banning by the date/time of the post announcing that banning. The contest host, Tripler is in no way connected with the moderation of the SDMB™, and is a participant in the contest.

Contest Eligibility
This contest is open to legal residents of the Planet Earth, not including SamuelA, who are at least seven (7) years of age at the time of entry. No purchase is necessary to enter. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. This contest is void above the Kármán Line, between the space of SamuelA's ears, and where prohibited by law. Hands-free operation (i.e. no mobile telephone use during operation) of vehicles and heavy equipment is required because safety is paramount. Employees, officers, and moderators of the SDMB, their respective partners, agencies, related companies, and agents, as well as the immediate family (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, and grandparents), and same household members of such employee, officer, and director, are not eligible to enter. It's kinda "iffy" if applicable federal state, Tribal, and local laws and regulations apply. In other words, 'Do not pass "Go," and do not collect $200;" have a Cheeto.

Contest Entry
This specific contest entry requirements involve only posting a guess as to when SamuelA will be banned. All entries must be made in conformance with the relevant contest’s requirements. One entry per Doper, but it's on a first-come, first-served basis. You can change your date entry at any time, so long as it's open. Non-conforming entries will be rejected and ineligible for contest prizes. Any entrant using fraudulent means to participate and/or win the contest will be disqualified. Buckle up, because it's the law. Any attempt by an entrant to undermine the legitimate operation of the context may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and this includes you, SamuelA. Tripler reserves the right, in his sole discretion, to cancel, modify, terminate, or suspend a particular flavor of Cheetos for any reason and without prior notice. In such case, Tripler may, as appropriate under the circumstances, select a contest winner via reasonable means consistent with the specific contest. Why? Because of course he fucking can.

Winner Selection and Notification
The odds of winning are pretty fuckin' good. The winning entry or entries for a contest will be selected in compliance with the terms of the specific contest. Tripler will contact contest winners by posting in the thread to confirm a winning entry.

The potential contest winner will forfeit the prize if he/she (1) does not respond to the initial notification email or return any required information within a 30 business days, (2) cannot be contacted through the SDMB, (3) rejects the prize or the prize is returned as undeliverable, (4) is a sock of SamuelA 'cause Lord know's he's probably got one, (5) claims that those members of LesserWrong "might actually be on to something. . .", or (6) is disqualified for any reason. In the event of prize forfeiture, an alternate winner will be selected.

Winners are solely responsible for all intergalactic, federal, Tribal, state, Provincial and local taxes and all unspecified expenses or fees associated with prize acceptance, receipt, and use. Winners are solely responsible for providing their own napkins during consumption of the Prize. Prizes could be substituted or transferred by any contest winner for any convincing reason, and a winner may receive cash redemption equal to the value of the prize in lieu of the prize. Tripler reserves the right to substitute alternate prizes of equal or comparable value, but probably won’t because hey, how cool would it be to have a box with a bag of Cheetos arrive on your doorstep? Prizes are offered “as is” with no written, express, or implied warranty, including but not limited to, quality, condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Tripler is not responsible for replacing prizes as a result of damage prior to, during, or after shipping or events beyond his control, including Acts of God, Acts of Dog, rebellion, insurrection, faulty engineering design or contractor workmanship on both Death Stars, or Acts of God’s Dog. Winners must look to the manufacturer or service provider for any potential warranties or guarantees. Your mileage may vary, and remember, only you can prevent Forest Fires.

Release
By entering a contest and, if applicable, receipt of any prize, each entrant and, as applicable, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Tripler, the SDMB and its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in a contest or any contest-related activity, or from the receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including claims or causes of action related to alleged damage to an entrant’s computer or electronic systems from downloading or using any material from the SDMB website, regardless of whether the material is connected to the SDMB website by a hyperlink text. This paragraph shouldn’t need to be here, because we’re not going that fucking deep into details, but hey, the TripCo © Legal Department recommended it. And if your that goddamned fragile of an ego to raise a claim for losing this contest, then SamuelA, you shouldn’t haven’t participated in the first place.

Disputes, Choice of Law, and Venue
Except where prohibited by law, entrants agree: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with a contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, via mutual combat with picked herrings as refereed exclusively by SDMB moderators (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded; if you need a lawyer for some motherfuckin' Cheetos, you’re doing it wrong; (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages, including without limitation lost profits, may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”); and (4) entrants hereby waive all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied, increased, derived, integrated, or otherwise fast Fourier transformed. Snacky law governs this contests and all aspects related thereto, including the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules. By entering a contest, entrants agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Public Opinion, Esteem, and Ridicule, located in the Electronic Ether of the Internet.

Use of Collected Data
Tripler might—just might--collect personal data about entrants for purposes of administering prizes, if you're really hard pressed for a bag 'o' Cheetos. By entering into this contest, entrants agree that Tripler will PM you for a mailing address should you win. Tripler does not, and will not, disclose entrants’ personal information to non-affiliated third-parties. Besides, the party will be at your place with your fresh, new bag of Cheetos.

Miscellanea
If you've read this far, this sounds pretty awesome, but pretty boring. This contest is in absolutely no way sponsored by the SDMB™, its agents, moderators, Ed Zotti, or anyone else. It's just for fun, so don't get yer knickers in a twist. Just enjoy a Goddamned Cheeto.

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Oredigger77, did you have a specific date in mind?

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Keepin' it leeeeegal, yo.
Tripler, I have to say that I greatly enjoyed this outpouring of creativity. I think the pictures of the Cheetos you posted are awesome, and I wish everyone luck in trying to get me banned.

I will comment that it occurred to me that an "own goal" is possible: hypothetically, if a poster were to accumulate a sufficient number of warnings for making SamuelA insult posts outside of the pit, they could then be suspended or banned. If this were to occur, shouldn't those Cheetos be mine?

I am also amused by the close timing of the estimates: the mods haven't banned me for 2 years, and all I have to do is not post anything remotely offensive and I never will be banned.

Nevertheless, I wish everyone the best.

Also, wolfpup, take a chill pill. We live in a world where millions of people believe in homeopathy and other complete bullshit. So even if I try to see things from your perspective: the world has a million pompous, arrogant know-it-alls. What's one more?
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Thanks for getting those links. I don't think they quite cross the line into giving instructions on how to break the law. "Fly to Kiev, there's a brothel there, somewhere," is a bit too abstract to really serve as blueprint for anyone looking to do crimes, much the same way that an earlier poster joking about "visiting your dispensary" to find weed isn't being moderated.
Hey, since I couldn't speak in my defense. The rules of this board state violations of U.S. Law. It is not against U.S. law, apparently, to see foreign prostitutes over the age of 18, nor is it a violation, apparently, if they are 16 or older if you aren't paying them. So it would appear that a step by step guide starting from how to get a cab from the airport as to how to find hookers in Ukraine would be allowed by the stated board rules.
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Tripler, I have to say that I greatly enjoyed this outpouring of creativity.
It wasn't nearly as creative as your demonstrated grasp of science or geopolitical social issues.

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I think the pictures of the Cheetos you posted are awesome, and I wish everyone luck in trying to get me banned.
We won't be getting you banned. You'll do that of your own volition.

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I will comment that it occurred to me that an "own goal" is possible: hypothetically, if a poster were to accumulate a sufficient number of warnings for making SamuelA insult posts outside of the pit, they could then be suspended or banned. If this were to occur, shouldn't those Cheetos be mine?
Lots of things occur to you--and you are full of hypotheticals. To answer your question: no.

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Alright everyone. . . the game is afoot!

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We won't be getting you banned. You'll do that of your own volition.

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Alright everyone. . . the game is afoot!
Ahem, I see some edge cases. What happens if the expiration date on the cheetos hits and I still un-banned? That's either 1 year or 3 months, I see conflicting sources on this. Perhaps you could post a photograph of the best by code. I, for one, wouldn't want to be competing for expired chips.

What if I stop posting for a month or more? Does this count as a self-ban?

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Alright everyone. . . the game is afoot!
That's a couple of feet too low-- the game is anass.
But he is off to a good start:
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Many men see women as having inherent value over some random stranger on the street because of their mating potential, as indicated by various secondary sexual characteristics. Were nate to attempt to seek a relationship with one of these women, he might act charming and want to know her as a person, but he wouldn't be bothering if she didn't have clear mate value, as indicated by various characteristics.

So what is the part that offends you, specifically?
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What if I stop posting for a month or more? Does this count as a self-ban?
No, but if you promise to stop posting for one entire year, then I think any number of us would be willing to fund a distribution of Cheetos to ALL the contestants just as a matter of principle, the same way we are generally willing to pay money for fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July or other great joyous events. Aside from being spared the constant Samuelsplaining about how technology works, we'd be spared the tales of whoring and brothels. And we still don't understand why you're not spending all your time over at Not Even Wrong or whatever the fuck that grandiloquent gathering of like-minded pompous assholes was called, the place you promised to fuck off to because we're too stupid to appreciate your genius. Or are you persona non grata over there, too?
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Freshly returned from his one-month suspension, our most prolific whoremonger has joined the conversation to impart his usual wisdom, and in the process utterly discrediting the side that he is trying to support.

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And with SamuelA and Slacker joining the conversation, we can probably call this a wrap.
Yep.
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No, but if you promise to stop posting for one entire year, then I think any number of us would be willing to fund a distribution of Cheetos to ALL the contestants just as a matter of principle, the same way we are generally willing to pay money for fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July or other great joyous events. Aside from being spared the constant Samuelsplaining about how technology works, we'd be spared the tales of whoring and brothels. And we still don't understand why you're not spending all your time over at Not Even Wrong or whatever the fuck that grandiloquent gathering of like-minded pompous assholes was called, the place you promised to fuck off to because we're too stupid to appreciate your genius. Or are you persona non grata over there, too?
I'd offer to give Sam Cheetos to leave, but fuck that.
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Ahem, I see some edge cases. What happens if the expiration date on the cheetos hits and I still un-banned?
. . . then I will buy you a verb.

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That's either 1 year or 3 months, I see conflicting sources on this.
You don't have sources. You never have sources. What do you think your sources are? We'll go from there. . .

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Perhaps you could post a photograph of the best by code. I, for one, wouldn't want to be competing for expired chips.
Perhaps you can first send me a photograph of me giving a flying fuck what I think of your opinion.

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What if I stop posting for a month or more? Does this count as a self-ban?
No.


However, if the first series of picks expire without a clear winner (I'll go for a week after the last date), then we'll start "Round 2." Besides, I can afford to re-purchase a fresh pair of bags 'o' Cheetos for the winners.

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I'll be happy to send SamuelA the expired bags. Sounds like he's desperate for Cheetos attention.
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. . . then I will buy you a verb.

You don't have sources. You never have sources. What do you think your sources are? We'll go from there. . .

Perhaps you can first send me a photograph of me giving a flying fuck what I think of your opinion.

No.

However, if the first series of picks expire without a clear winner (I'll go for a week after the last date), then we'll start "Round 2." Besides, I can afford to re-purchase a fresh pair of bags 'o' Cheetos for the winners.

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I'll be happy to send SamuelA the expired bags. Sounds like he's desperate for Cheetos attention.
You're mean. This entire post of yours is senselessly cruel. And I do have sources. Here's a copy of my browser history.


frito lay expiration time - Google Search
www.google.com
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Why Frito Lay Dorito don't put year on their expiration date and why FDA doesn't give shit? : AskReddit
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How Long Do Potato Chips Last? Shelf Life, Storage, Expiration
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frito lay expiration time - Google Search
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Where is the expiry date on Lay's classic chips? - Quora
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cheetos expiration date time - Google Search
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cheetos expiration date - Google Search
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You can google these terms yourself if you actually give a shit.
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Obviously depends on the scenario, but in the most commonly committed rapes, the victim doesn't have a fear of death. Also, the attacker is generally a single man who can be reported and jailed.

While a black family who have a cross burned in their yard have a very reasonable fear that they may all be burned to death or shot by their racist neighbors, and that the police are in on it. Today, it's even more streamlined - all their racist neighbors have to do is call the police, and each encounter is a dice roll against death because everyone now knows the police will kill on a hair trigger.
https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...3&postcount=97

What a fucking idiot! The IQ of these forums has dropped several dozen points since you've returned.
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You might consider getting out of your own head.
And that's easily done, of course. We're dealing with technological genius here. Sammy just* has to get his brain cryogenically frozen, and then just* upload it to a suitably capable substrate, such as the IBM Summit OLCF-4 with 250 petabytes of storage and consuming 13 megawatts of power or, in the case of Sammy's brain specifically, perhaps a Commodore 64 powered by a 9-volt battery would work just as well. Sammy's brain could then be contained in this environment until medical science could finally deal with whatever the fuck is wrong with him.

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* "Just", as always, is equal to the universal standard of 3.762 x 109 self-replicating nanobots, which always figure in Sammy's scenarios.
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What a fucking idiot! The IQ of these forums has dropped several dozen points since you've returned.
Oh sweet Jesus Christ. Ignorance is fighting back!
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What a fucking idiot! The IQ of these forums has dropped several dozen points since you've returned.
He's vile.
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Celebration ensues, I suspect. Why don't you try it, so we can know for sure?
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