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by ^Rhino!
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2017 Edition
Replies: 626
Views: 28558

Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Greetings friends, neighbors, co-conspirators, burners, malcontents and ne'er-do-wells! **tries to totally ignore the stinking hippies and tolerates the bathed ones. I told you I'd pop in on an unpredictable basis. I love you all and miss you. Thank you Goathead for the post card; it means a LOT. I...
by ^Rhino!
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GIF's, for fun and profit
Replies: 883
Views: 72840

Re: GIF's, for fun and profit

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by ^Rhino!
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2017 Edition
Replies: 626
Views: 28558

Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Happy Birthdayt and many happy returns, trilo! "Hey, Rhino! Sounds like quite a schedule you have set for yourself. Landslide prediction would be valuable indeed. Please try to find time for checking in here once in a long while." -Hello and happy day to you, too Eliott! You've got it rig...
by ^Rhino!
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GIF's, for fun and profit
Replies: 883
Views: 72840

Re: GIF's, for fun and profit

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by ^Rhino!
Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2017 Edition
Replies: 626
Views: 28558

Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Greetings, friends. Pull up a chair, while papa Rhino tells you everything that's been going on. Yep, I'm settled in now as a PhD student. Took 3 hours in the fall to square things away, and I'm taking a full graduate level load of coursework to settle in. Research they grade as "S" or &qu...
by ^Rhino!
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2480
Views: 171513

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

here come the meanies. https://youtu.be/G2uCNd1AVJo The BLUE meanies? **Rhino's herd quivers in fear, as they know that Rhino is about to give Simon a "come-to-Jesus-update'** Hmpf. You could have done better than to recycle a piece of the old Yellow Submarine cartoon. Especially, since the mo...
by ^Rhino!
Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

Dr. Pyro wrote:Thank you everyone, that is very nice of you. Meeting with OD and Purple in Reno and we're all going to Cheech & Chong tonight. Real party animals.


Oh how vague and diplomatic!! Which pair are the patty animals? OD& Purple or Cheech and Chong? Or both?
by ^Rhino!
Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2480
Views: 171513

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

so what's gen x? chopped liver? Nope. Gen Xers are the ones within that I use as investigators....they tend to really pursue problems and good or bad, give you a result you can hang your hat on. Hardcore data seekers. They aren't chopped liver, they make sure that the liver is working right. They a...
by ^Rhino!
Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2480
Views: 171513

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

I'm sorry.. my post was meant to be ironic. In that I got called out for generalizing and perpetuating stereotypes about baby boomers as a response to a very generalized statement about the left being petulant cry-babies and reductionist arguments along the lines of if you support Trump you're a na...
by ^Rhino!
Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:45 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2480
Views: 171513

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

A-RockLeFrench wrote:Oh come on you guys.


I bet if I tried to allude to something about irony I'd get another lecture about rocks...


We're not talking allusion or irony here (not an English class) nor do you want another geoscience lecture. Just do the math. Simple addition.

Hugs....

^Rhino!
by ^Rhino!
Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2480
Views: 171513

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

So your advice is to invest in the evil corporations that are wrecking the environment? Take advantage of a windfall, grab the dollars while they're falling from the sky and stop whining.. You must be a boomer. Painting the wall with a very large splat-gun doesn't necessarily make for the best cove...
by ^Rhino!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2480
Views: 171513

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

The definition of mining is take all and give nothing - well almost nothing under mining law. That's the unsustainable definition. The sustainable method was used here in Missouri, not far from Kansas City, in fact the site got swallowed up by Kansas City and morphed into the largest underground st...
by ^Rhino!
Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: What do you mean, name changes?
Replies: 44
Views: 8905

Re: What do you mean, name changes?

Rhino, Ph.D. You wouldn't want my mother to start putting you in the same category as Dr. Joyce Brothers, who seemed to think "Doctor" was her first name. That's a good thought, Crypto. Miss you, btw.... **Rhino opens up the folder with his next example** There are some very smart people ...
by ^Rhino!
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 571
Views: 41890

Re: What are you reading?

One Good Twain deserves yet another, or perhaps three: 'Tis a short chapter. XII. The Cat and the Painkiller ONE of the reasons why Tom's mind had drifted away from its secret troubles was, that it had found a new and weighty matter to interest itself about. Becky Thatcher had stopped coming to scho...
by ^Rhino!
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 571
Views: 41890

Re: What are you reading?

Hmmmm.... Humor from the Old West?.... May I suggest Mark Twain's Roughing it . His vivid -- to put it mildly -- description of a running coyote... just might be my all time favorite passage in any book I have read. **Rhino encourages the gathered throng to give Elliot a standing ovation, cheering ...
by ^Rhino!
Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:24 am
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: What do you mean, name changes?
Replies: 44
Views: 8905

Re: What do you mean, name changes?

I am honored, my friends. Just think, though, at one time, my egotistical inclination made me think to pursue a preacher's certificate by mail, and then I could have been 'Rev. Dr. Rhino". It just sounded too much like some asshole like Jean-Claude Duvalier (brutal dictator in Haiti) or Idid Am...
by ^Rhino!
Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 571
Views: 41890

Re: What are you reading?

Many of us find ourselves -- by birth, economic necessity, or otherwise -- in situations we do not approve of. Thomas Jefferson owned slaves, even though he understood that slavery was an evil. It was simply not realistic to let plantations go to weed while they worked to change the system. Yes, ad...
by ^Rhino!
Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: What do you mean, name changes?
Replies: 44
Views: 8905

Re: What do you mean, name changes?

If I get my PhD before I return, I might become Dr. Rhino. Which should I prefer, Doctor Rhino, Dr. Rhino, Doc Rhino, or just keep Rhino? Comments and ideas are solicited.
by ^Rhino!
Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 571
Views: 41890

Re: What are you reading?

Yes, indeed. In " Henry Clay.. ." author Remini points out that the Union used the "extra" decade to prepare for the still-expected war. Of course, the general industrialization of the North was the main component of that preparation, just as you say. One decade. A mere decade. ...
by ^Rhino!
Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 571
Views: 41890

Re: What are you reading?

Whoa! Most recent post over a year ago?! Nobody reads anymore? At the Edge of the Precipice Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union (2010) by Robert V. Remini This is history, and important history. Seems Congressman and Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky almost certainly prevented civil war...
by ^Rhino!
Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

Hey rhino. I was thinking about you at decompression. I met a cook that keeps a jar of playa in his kitchen cabinet as a condiment. He swears that he uses it as a baking soda substitute, also as an ingredient similar to MSG. What do YOU think? Consider that MSG is a preservative. There's a little b...
by ^Rhino!
Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

:coffee: Thanks Marty I hope you get some good rain out there, the kind that has a chance to soak in a bit. I haven't heard much news about the drought conditions lately, hopefully you're getting some relief. And it is always good to see your kinetic vehicles Elliot! How is your research going ^Rhi...
by ^Rhino!
Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

I don't know if song-lyrics have been much recognized as literature before, but I'm all for it! Congratulations to Bob Dylan for winning it. Did you know he already won a Pulitzer and a couple of Grammys? He's on a different, higher plane of thought. I wonder what he and Einstein would converse abo...
by ^Rhino!
Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

GREETINGS, ALL! I had a great burn too. Memories were made and remembered. The bittersweet element of it didn't hit until later, knowing I won't be back for a few years. Don't worry, though. I will return. This PhD thing is something I've put off for a long time, but now.....I NEED to do it. I'll be...
by ^Rhino!
Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: BRCCP: Black Rock City Communist Party
Replies: 1164
Views: 46385

Re: BRCCP: Black Rock City Communist Party

Bless wrote:IMG_0625.JPG

I can only verify that you can tell the two basic Chinese tong gangs from the way they hold their cigs. Though it isn't much of a jump to what you're saying.
by ^Rhino!
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

Rhino here and in transit, still. I'll be pretty busy for a while with the PhD matriculation this fall. 3 hours of research to start, then full-time starting in the spring. Took two more samples of dust from the BRC area, and filled up a notebook full of notes and ideas. Then, I stopped in Winnemucc...
by ^Rhino!
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rumors
Replies: 95
Views: 7496

Re: Rumors

This just in from the news: [LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official. Southern California based Coastal Helicopters is set to provide luxury VIP helicopter charter flights to Burning Man 2016 aboard its large twin-engine Sikorsky S76 helicopter. "We are incredibly excited to be...
by ^Rhino!
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

Indeed, GadMatt...into the maws of BRC's environs, where the Desert is actively engaged in trying to kill us 24/7 and failing more often than not.

And tell the dude to pay for the pizza, or we'll do a dirty hippy drop on his lawn.
by ^Rhino!
Mon Aug 22, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

Thanks Madgirl. We haven't given up. She is hitting all the government offices and emails today. HARD. I on the other hand am finishing up at work. then toss the rest in the car and leave while it's still dark in the AM. I feel more 'less ready' than usual. but I'm ready. I'll send some of my magic...
by ^Rhino!
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2016 Edition
Replies: 2161
Views: 75764

Re: The Bar 2016 Edition

mgb327 wrote:Simon, I WILL find you and laugh my ass off. You would do the same to me.....just sayin'. See you soon. I am out of here Wednesday morning. 3000 miles and presto! I am there!


You got me by a little over a thousand miles. Only 1,971 to go beginning TODAY!

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