MRT: Minor Rant Thread (what's yours?)

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Grabbrass, Aug 6, 2020.

  1. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6 Fullclip's Life Matters! FLM!!

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    This brings me back.

    My mom used to say that all the time when we were kids, and I also thought like @1eyedjack01 that it was mox nix. It was only when I brushed up on my German when I was 11 to go to Germany with my grandpa and visit relatives that I discovered that mox nix is a German expression. All those years before I thought it was English.
     
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    Trying to politely communicate with foreign neighbors that need their ADULT CHILDREN TO TRANSLATE. Im trying to be nice.
     
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  3. rock_castle

    rock_castle Right is right and Left is wrong.

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    Why do people still not know how to properly utilize roundabouts?
     
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    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    95% of modern music being absolute garbage.
     
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    They aren't natural where I live. Two location here are very dangerous.
     
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  6. rock_castle

    rock_castle Right is right and Left is wrong.

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    They have been here in the states for a long time and they are appearing everywhere. They are only dangerous if you don't pay attention.
     
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  7. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6 Fullclip's Life Matters! FLM!!

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    We have smart phones, so why can't we have smart traffic lights? How many times have you been sitting at a red light for 5 minutes while there is ZERO traffic on the cross street for those same 5 minutes?

    Hold on a second, that would mean SuckerBerg and Horsey might have control of intersections too? I take back my gripe...
     
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    There's good music being made, but there's no money being put behind promoting it anymore. The real problem is 95% of young people growing up with no artistic or technical skills besides cellphone manipulation (and consequently no appreciation or ability to discern quality, either).
     
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    XM 60, Outlaw Country. Artists like John Prine, Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook (only DJ I ever want to hear), many others.

    Which brings me to another rant. DJs on XM channels. I pay for XM to hear music, not people talking. Except for Elizabeth Cook. Almost all of them on Outlaw Country (my main channel) are mush-mouthed, dentures falling out, half drunk, has-beens. Painful to listen to.
     
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    The history of the expression "mox nix" was the American slang of the German phrase "macht nichts" originated among the American GI's stationed in post WWII Germany...
     
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    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    I had a few ideas to post here but I decided against all of them because I came to a conclusion, I pretty much hate all humanity. There's just too many POS on this planet ruining it for the decent people. Maybe I'm just an old Curmudgeon.
     
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    Dude, the DJs from 90s on 9 piss me off so much when they talk over the song intros.
     
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    light-switch Back to work...

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    They're just becoming popular in Western Ohio: people either just close their eyes and go, or watch and wait for the opportunity that never quite arrives...

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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    ...and why aren't we replacing all these traffic lights with them?
     
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    CanyonMan In The Saddle

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    'Corrupt' Lawyers.
    Politicians-NOT concerned about the farmer/rancher.
    Prosperity-'False teachers.'
    News media.
    Leaders of all kinds, with 'fear and approval of men' on them.



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    When people claim to be God fearing, gun toting patriots, then dump hundreds and thousands of dollars into "entertainment" and its delivery, thereby funding the enemy.
     
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    Wake_jumper Don't Jump!

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    People who don't clean up after their dog(s).
     
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    Jack Ryan NRA Life Member.

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    I HATE ROUNDABOUTS.

    About the worst use of WASTED TAX DOLLARS on the planet.

    If the populations is so stupid by the time they are old enough to drive that they can't READ a stop sign or recognize it's shape OR EVER THE COLOR RED, then spend that million dollars educating them all up side the head with a 2x4.
     
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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    The whole point of traffic circles is to efficiently move traffic WITHOUT having to stop.

    If a driver can't figure out to use them to increase the flow of traffic maybe they should cut up their license and let their wife drive.
     
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    snerd Horselover Fat

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    Because we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway!