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Immune Factory

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In the final vote, the doubters were won over by the strength of the name IMMUNION.
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gordol
10 days ago
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I had to look up "variolation" to get this one.
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jlvanderzwan
10 days ago
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Can anyone explain this to people who aren't native English speakers?
silberbaer
10 days ago
Here in America, when a union goes on strike, people who cross the picket line to work for the business are called scabs.
jgbishop
10 days ago
If it's any consolation, I'm a native English speaker and I didn't get this.
jlvanderzwan
10 days ago
@silberbaer: Ah, so it's US specific. Thanks for explaining! @jgbishop: yeah, a little bit :)
JavaJim
10 days ago
It's not US centric - it was being used in England in the 1700s. But I can see why it isn't necessarily known to many people: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/12690/why-are-people-who-cross-picket-lines-called-scabs
JavaJim
10 days ago
in case variolation isn't widely known - it's bascially taking scabs from an infected person and using it to vaccinate someone else
fxer
10 days ago
Also there’s always this site https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2491:_Immune_Factory
jlvanderzwan
10 days ago
Yeah but I'd like to give all of you a chance to show off first obviously
zippy72
2 days ago
Anyone British who grew up in the 80s or has seen "Billy Elliott" will know the word "scab" I'm sure
JayM
11 days ago
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Hahaha
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In the final vote, the doubters were won over by the strength of the name IMMUNION.

Board Game Argument: Legacy

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Listen, you need to get over your reluctance to permanently alter a game. Now roll 2d6 to determine how many ounces of soda to spill into the box.
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Listen, you need to get over your reluctance to permanently alter a game. Now roll 2d6 to determine how many ounces of soda to spill into the box.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Deadline

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Once we're done with that, we'll switch to how we shall in the future fail.


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It's too real.

Don Jr. Has Found His Forever Home: Shilling Messages On Cameo for $500

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Donald Trump Jr, right-wing edgelord and loudmouth son of former President Trump, is now on Cameo, the video message sharing app largely populated by D-list celebrities with too much time to kill and too many bills to pay. Don’t get me wrong, Cameo is great for surprising friends with a random video message for their…

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lkeeney
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Oh shit! Too pricey for Fathers Day (or any day, really) lol
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lmoffeit
58 days ago
That is hilarious! I saw a few trump personators...
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Socrates Through Time

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fxer
67 days ago
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Marketplace Of Ideas™️
Bend, Oregon
freeAgent
67 days ago
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*chef's kiss*
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DexX
67 days ago
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Same, Sozza. Same.
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Communist Brainstorming

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tante
109 days ago
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Communist Brainstorming
Berlin/Germany
jlvanderzwan
109 days ago
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The painted tunnel is cryptocurrency, isn't it?
wmorrell
108 days ago
I believe so, great minds etc.
wmorrell
109 days ago
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And, after doing the running off a cliff gag, the Committee came up with Bitcoin.
jlvanderzwan
109 days ago
I think our comments were made just a few seconds apart
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