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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

We are all familiar with the 1988 classic comedy film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, where two con men from different backgrounds try to out do each other in swindling $50,000 from a wealthy heiress. 1,338 more words

WHEN APHORISMS ATTACK

Liar, liar, Pence on fire!

Politics: One criticize fits all.

If you’re too self-absorbed you better look out!

Cowards never see anything, they just close their eyes. 149 more words

Humor

Which Scoundrels to Farm First

Kam6578 guides newer players through the wonderful world of scoundrel farming so the next time the credit heist rolls around you can try and compete at the next tier.   33 more words

New Player Tips

Book Review​: Rogues

I just finished the Rogues anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. I first heard of Rogues in the afterword of Patrick Rothfuss’s book The Slow Regard for Silent Things, in which Rothfuss mentions writing a short story for this anthology called “The Lightning Tree.” Being eager to read anything written by Patrick Rothfuss, I just had to find it… Especially since the short story is about Bast. 391 more words

Nerdy

I never thought I'd ever say this, but...

I never thought I’d say this, but here goes: Since Donald Trump took office, I have developed a grudging respect for politicians. The very statement irks me to the point I feel nauseous. 355 more words

Politics

Fake news? Nothing new.

Mainstream media is getting all frothy about ‘fake news’ as if it’s a new thing. It isn’t of course. So why all the bother? There are two reasons, but before I get to them, let me explain why it’s nothing new. 325 more words

Politics

Two Quotes

Continuing with the theme of politics, here are two quotes:


“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”  — Samuel Johnson.

(My source is: http://samueljohnson.com/refuge.html… 39 more words

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