The SDMB, 20 years from now

What will the SDMB look like twenty years from now? Will you still be posting here? Will it even exist? I’m betting that it will still be around. Here’s my view of the SDMB in 20 years.

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There are tears in my eyes because I am laughing so hard (thank God my boss left early or I’d be in real trouble now!)

Oh, dear gods! I’m laughing so hard my head hurts…

Heheheh…some things never change.

But where’s ‘…words ending with gry’? Will some miracle happen in the next pair of decades?

Pun intended?

Eschew Obfuscation

Of course it will. Every new word invented from 2005 through to 2015 will end in “gry,” thus making the question both pointless and incredibly mundane. And it would probably be in GQ, moved to MPSIMS, and then finally to the Pit.

The SDMB might not be here in twenty years, but I’ll still be talking to my SD buddies and making trips to DopeFests.

“I like toast.” :slight_smile:

Arnold–That was f****** hysterical!!! ROTFLMAO!!! :slight_smile:

Ze Large Grizzly? And people thought PapaBear sounded gay?

Arnold, that was great. Here’s one you missed:

Cecil answered me… for the SECOND time! jab1

When all else fails, ask Cecil.

Fan-fucking-tastic job Arnold! I’m rolling… This is definitely a keeper.

How about in ATMB:
How Come The Search Engine Doesn’t Work?

Mike Mulligan had a steam shovel,
a beautiful red steam shovel.
Her name was Mary Anne.

Too damn funny, now if we could only fit all that on a t shirt

We are, each of us angels with only one wing,and we can only fly by embracing one another

LOL! My computer was in the shop being fixed for over a month. I was going through withdrawal. The first thing I did when I finally brought it home was go to this board. Then I read that post and it reminded me WHY I need my daily Straight Dope fix.

God, I’m laughing soooo hard…

“I don’t care if it’s the queen!”

An outstanding effort, sir. Damn funny! May I add my suggestion:

****MPSIMSDentures and Cunnilingus - Satan

Arnold, you missed the one that really matters.

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Where’s my side of FUN!?


Oh, sorry I forgot…

Any on yall like cyber anal sex?-MichaelMastersonJr


Where’s my side of FUN!?


Oh and these… Sorry

Energy cell prices$$$-Carl Berry

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Energy cell prices$$$-Carl Berry

Energy cell prices$$$-Carl Berry

:wink: :wink: :wink:

Where’s my side of FUN!?


Arnold, you’ve captured the essence of this board (and of the future) in a few short lines. Well done!


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This is my persoanl fave. Arnold, you are one funny, funny dude!

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ROFLMAO!!! That’s the funniest thing I’ve read in quite some time!!! I love it! Arnie, you’re the best!!! The others also had great ideas!

Can we fit it on a t-shirt?? I want one!!!

Don’t make me come down there.