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39 Reasons Astronomy is Better Than Pop Culture

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#1 Olivier Biot

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 05:12 AM

39 Reasons Astronomy is Better Than the Popular Culture

#2 rathbaster

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 07:54 AM

Very funny :grin:

M.A.S.H. was to preachy.

-joe

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 09:02 AM

Very funny :grin:

M.A.S.H. was to preachy.

-joe


Or some would say "not preachy enough" since we haven't learned a dadgummed thing on the subject in 35 years, sad to say. :lol:

#4 Jim7728

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 12:00 PM

Dog star brighter by far than Dog the Bounty Hunter.

:lol:

#5 Larry Geary

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 12:00 PM

The author still knows far too much about popular culture.

You are good, young Sky Walker, but you are not a curmudgeon yet.

#6 Steve Fisher

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 05:17 PM

Good Curmudgeoning takes skill and practice. :grin:
Fun article, thanks for a few laughs.

#7 jreign

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 11:40 PM

I don't know, Seinfeld is pretty funny.

#8 MikeBOKC

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 09:20 PM

Hey I have applied for my curmugeon badge . . . and I asked my grandkids about a lot of those references. My popular culture runs more to Beethoven . . .thanks for the comments folks, I do enjoy writing humor.

#9 PeterrB

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 10:16 PM

Hilarious! I love it when I can show my spouse that other people DO think the same way I do!

Peter

#10 uniondrone

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 04:41 PM

Hey I have applied for my curmugeon badge


Is that one offered by the astronomical league?? I don't remember seeing it on their list. :lol:

http://www.astroleag...rvingClubs.html

If they create one, I wonder what the requirements would be... :question:

#11 Doug76

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Posted 19 July 2011 - 06:24 PM

No brown dwarfs named Dopey, Sleepy or Grumpy.


Not yet anyway.

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Posted 19 July 2011 - 06:25 PM

Very funny :grin:

M.A.S.H. was to preachy.

-joe


Or some would say "not preachy enough" since we haven't learned a dadgummed thing on the subject in 35 years, sad to say. :lol:



Yeah, we forgot how to fight to win.

#13 armond

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Posted 20 July 2011 - 03:26 PM

Loved it!!! :)

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Posted 20 July 2011 - 06:59 PM

I don't know, Seinfeld is pretty funny.


I agree. Plus, I like MASH. Pretty funny list though.

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Posted 22 July 2011 - 06:22 AM

"39 Our close encounters are REAL!"

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Posted 22 July 2011 - 06:33 AM

Very funny :grin:

M.A.S.H. was to preachy.

-joe


Or some would say "not preachy enough" since we haven't learned a dadgummed thing on the subject in 35 years, sad to say. :lol:



Yeah, we forgot how to fight to win.


Wholesale massacre of civilians (see WWII) was for real.

Be careful what you ask for.

#17 spaceydee

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Posted 22 July 2011 - 09:09 AM

Folks let's not have this discussion continue to degenerate.. The article is fun. Let's move on.

#18 T.Ellis

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 09:35 PM

Solitary hobby.

#19 hm insulators

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Posted 26 July 2011 - 02:38 PM

If the power goes out, we can still enjoy dancing with the stars.

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 08:22 PM

Funny article!!

If the power goes out, we can still enjoy dancing with the stars.


GREAT addition!

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 09:08 AM

I loved the article but disagree with #37. I'd let Ozzy Look,he's my hero lol
you see more stars in Omega Centauri then at your average red carpet event


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