347 risk analysts were asked: "What are the most likely risks for the world over the next year and a half?"

That poor baby. Half lizard - half asshole.

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The UN (finally) declares the US FDA’s 2013 ban on Mimolette imports a crime against humanity.

TIL I learned about cheese mites.
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Just gonna recycle this one here:

… the Seveneves reference I made was in a different thread.

Uh, here’s some Haribo Gummi Happi Cola Bottles instead.

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Awww… come on!

It needs to be a chalk board and show the Vegas line, like grown up bookies use

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As did I.

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Somewhat interesting aside: I seem to remember reading somewhere that the Queen has stopped breeding corgis as she’s aware of her mortality.

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Paris, Texas retroactively wins the Oscar.

Ry Cooder

Still happens.

I enjoyed Repo Man, but Paris, Texas was a masterpiece.

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Needs its own BBS topic thread.

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“Repo Man retroactively wins the 1984’s Oscar Best Picture of the Year somehow (probably related to COVID 20).”

Finally, something that would make the rest of 2020 worth it all!

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these so-called experts also left out the 70-80 feral hogs.

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I lost faith in the graphic right away when I noticed the “Less” and “More” arrows at the top point around the circle the wrong way.

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Anyone else notice that the top eight of these risks are all owner-class concerns? You have to get all the way down to number 9, which is “another disease outbreak”, to get to one that is a danger to people and not markets.

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Hmm… no. Not quite.

They upped the hogs? I thought it was 30-40?

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It’s 2020. Better put in a factor of safety…

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It’s on the web, so varied pentatonic tunings, Vocaloid renditions, etc. of the thing can’t be far off. Brown chord, here we come. Along with a decent demarcation of ‘missed rewards’ being plenty large; ‘Muffinfop, my man, is unhappy with the rate of equity spreading effectively to all peoples, and when Muffinfop is unhappy…everyone’s 6 hour day starts at 5AM.’

What phrase would defense news people use instead of ‘Long Term Conflicts Worsened?’

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‘Infographic’
DEF: Something that could be done with a histogram, but is harder to read.

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10 and 11 fans vs 9, 12, and 13 fans.

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What about 4th vs. 3rd fans?

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Completely different fight.

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A great man and a great artist. I couldn’t admire him more!

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