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  • Today in History - 30 October 2014: Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out... -- PeteIM, 11:30:30 10/30/14 Thu
    Today, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, came out in an essay in Bloomberg Business Week.

    Tim Cook - "I'm proud to be gay."

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  • I feel a song coming on... -- TurtleBoy, 08:25:12 10/30/14 Thu

    Happy Birthday, Pete!!!

    Good-golly, if that's not the creepiest thing I've ever seen...

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  • Now for something completely different... -- PeteIM, 17:59:01 10/29/14 Wed
    OK Go - I Won't Let You Down

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  • Uh ohhhh!!! It's Mike's birthday??? You know what that means! -- Comicality, 23:49:45 10/28/14 Tue

    That means it's time for your annual 'barely legal party boy'! ::Nods:: This is Jeremy. He's really interested in meeting you. He doesn't have a cake, but he did bring some spray whipped cream. Figure that. :P

    HBD Mike 2014 3 from Comsie Cality on Vimeo.

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  • I'm bored... -- Dom, 06:20:33 10/28/14 Tue
    So I think everyone should show me their penises!

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  • Went bird watching with some fellow biology students early this morning. -- Vincent, 06:14:36 10/28/14 Tue
    It was fun :) we saw a buzzard, befriended a cow, quibbled over greylag goose numbers and had some really disgusting coffee at the end (well, I did).

    Pictures inside.

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  • It's TUESDAY! And we're finally in the tenth week of our ten-week Most Common Themes in Music... -- PeteIM, 00:09:36 10/28/14 Tue
    This week's theme is Confusion. Look through your playlists and find some songs that demonstrate something or someone you think is confused or confusing. Post at least one song, but no more than four.

    As always, post your choice as a reply to this message to keep the site from slowing down too much.

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  • Now it's official... -- PeteIM, 23:28:43 10/27/14 Mon

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  • Today I shall mourn my twenties -- Mike84, 13:55:01 10/27/14 Mon
    For at midnight I become thirty.

    So I don't just lose a year, but an entire decade.

    Kinda sad. Another decade I can't help but feel like I've wasted. I could have walked Everest, got a PhD in something worthwhile. Met that special someone and made a family. Just something more significant that I feel I've lost out on that my other siblings, friends and so on, all seem to be settling down and I have yet to do so.

    I guess we all set our own pace in life. And we don't all take the same path getting there.

    I've had fun, moved to another country, met new friends, and lost old ones. Gained lots of nieces and nephews, lost older family members. Adopted three kittens, and lost a dog.

    But I have booze and snacks. I have The Walking Dead to watch. I also feel like watching a good film but I'm not sure what yet.

    I also have The Riftwar saga to continue reading. So I'm all set. :)

    And my family are coming by tomorrow so there'll be lots of cake and even more alcohol. :D

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  • With Halloween coming on Friday, here are some stories to properly set the mood... -- PeteIM, 13:52:36 10/27/14 Mon
    Don't worry, even though it's from an atheist site, they won't try to deconvert you.

    Ghost Stories 2014

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  • They caught me off guard with that one! :) -- Comicality, 01:30:56 10/27/14 Mon

    Ok, almost all caught up! "Walking Dead" (AWESOME!), "Gotham" (Hmmm....getting there...), and now "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D."! AWESOME secret reveal, Marvel!!! 'Mockingbird' is gonna be a permanent part of the team now??? That's KICKASS!!!! :O

    If there was ANY agent who could throw down with Scarlet Johansson's 'Black Widow' in the comics...it would be Hawkeye's wife, Mockingbird! (Or...ex-wife. There's a whole phantom rider thing that...um...yeah...)I would LOVE to see those two go at it, just ONCE!!! :P

    Blond or not, the second she pulled out those two silver batons, it was like, "AHHH!!! Is that Mockingbird?? HOLY SHIT! Those poor Hydra soldiers are gonna get their ASSES handed to them! Sweet!!!

    Hmmm...then again...Black Widow is, like, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent number ONE! I'd still love to see them fight over Hawkeye though... :P

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  • Anyone recognize this flag? I don't know what this pic is of. Is it a model staged pic? From a protest? Riot? -- Jake, 18:15:40 10/26/14 Sun

    He's cute.

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  • Now for something completely different... -- PeteIM, 17:27:00 10/26/14 Sun
    Darth Vader turned away at the polls

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  • Sunday Chill - Part II -- Ted, 15:57:07 10/26/14 Sun
    Since Johnny is away ...

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  • Ah yes. Memories. Sweet, blissful memories... -- TurtleBoy, 15:09:40 10/26/14 Sun
    The other day, I was going through the WayBackMachine and looking through old posts from here at The Shack. You wouldn't believe what I found:

    Dangers of cell phone porn… -- TheMadHatter, 23:28:28 05/15/09 Fri
    Since discovering I could download porn onto my cell phone, I thought life couldn’t get any better! Lol!! Now I can watch porn in bed with just my cell! I mean seriously, how genius is that? :D

    Well that’s what I thought… until tonite! Little warning for anyone who might try it: I was enjoying a new vid when I got a little carried away and somehow I grabbed the phone in just the right way that it redialed the last number called! :O I didn’t even notice because I momentarily shut my eyes :P

    Worse yet! The last number I called was my MOTHER! Rofl!!! (It also didn’t help that it was after midnite :P) Luckily it went to my mother’s voicemail and when I heard her voicemail message suddenly playing in the background to the video ‘sounds’ I realized what was going on and quickly hung up the call. :D

    So if you are using your phone for porn (or you’re planning to now that I planted that idea in your head) make sure you call your voicemail or something first, just in case you accidently redial! Lol!!

    Just thought I’d pass that little wisdom on ;)

    And then this one from me...

    The Royal Flush -- TurtleBoy (Ewwwww), 21:49:21 08/19/09 Wed
    Well, here goes...

    It started off to be a wonderful evening, a movie, munchies and my Bertie. Sounds good right? Keep reading.

    We had dug up the original Jurassic Park movie, hadn't seen it in a while, figured "Hell, I wonder if it'll still be awesome." I must say, I quite enjoyed it - even 10 years later. It was actually the first movie I had watched with Bertie, of course he was 8 then, but it still counts!
    Anywho, back in the present days: we had set up our munchies which included: Humpty Dumpty's Party Mix, Wavy Lays, Coke and Grape/something else juice, and for a yummy desert, Heavenly Hash Ice cream and whipped cream(which wasn't to be used with the ice cream) :D

    Alright, three quarters of the movie is over, it's all good. Three quarters of the Party Mix chips are consumed, half a bag of Wavy Lays and the entire 1.5 liter pail of Heavenly Hash... Grape/Something else Juice is running low and so is the Coke... Snuggled up to my beautiful Bertie, something strange begins to happen...

    My stomach cringes and begins to groan and rumble, I could literally see my stomach bloat out and round. I'm in serious pain and discomfort - Bertram continues to nibble at my neck from behind me. My heart begins to race; confusion from pain and pleasure all at once completely scrambles my senses and my BEST of ALL bestest judgment... I've got tingles and shivers all over me, accompanied by a heavy to sharp pain building up inside of my intestines. Bertram, the sweet wonderful man that he's become, begins massaging my shoulders, as he delicately kisses his way down my cheek and neck. His fingers gliding gently down my chest and across my sides, pulling my close as he wrapped his arms around me; his soft, warm lips met mine, lightly lazed with moisture, the soft familiar scent of perspiration fills my nostrils. (You know that kind you only get to smell in the heat of the moment) His breath hot against my own, tickling its way down my neck, he leans in and rolls on top of me... The fucken pressure! I nearly ripped my shorts, the sound hurt my rectum as it rippled from my hanging pants. It was then, I knew what had to be done... I shoved Bertram to the side, dropped the canister of whipped cream to the ground, and ran at top speed to the bathroom, where I remained for the next 20 minutes.

    After the final flush had been made, and every last ounce of my insides had been released (sphincter and all) I looked at myself in the mirror. My face was red and covered with small beads of sweat, my shirt was barely hanging onto my elbows from behind, smears of whipped cream was across my neck, face and chest... The ooze of a liquid which was not my own heavily soaked into the waist of my jeans.... Unfortunately, by the time I got back, the mood had passed me by and Bertram (after A LOT of unpleasant remarks, barely able to be translated through hysterical giggles) had to leave :(

    If ever you decide to flush out the system, if you feel like a quick detox, you now know all the necessary ingredients. I do warn you however, if you have any plans of romance afterward, DO NOT embark on this journey hehehe. And now I cry... again :'(

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    I'd say it was the Coke, Grape Juice and Ice cream that did you in... -- bwctwriter, 23:32:44 08/19/09 Wed
    Thanks for the tip. (NT) -- JimC (falls down laughing holding sides), 01:51:12 08/20/09 Thu
    LMAO!!! What the hell??? That'll teach ya to mix digestion with pleasure! ::Giggles:: (NT) -- Comicality, 02:33:00 08/20/09 Thu
    Dude! Commiserations!!! (NT) -- cRyptic (In awe), 03:23:34 08/20/09 Thu

    Back when I had my Hattie and my Bertie :'( But seriously. We were some kind of messed up. The things we shared, hehehe.

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  • How I found Cosmie (A boring old tale about an internet loving gay boy) -- eminem313, 00:02:02 10/26/14 Sun
    So I got to thinking....how did everyone find Cosmie? And I figured "Hey this would make a great post :P" Sooo here I go! :P

    I forget which day it was, but one day I decided to search up "Gay Teen Stories" on Google. I wanted to find some nice stories to read online for free, and not coming out stories, but rather...well you know...fiction :P

    Anyway so I pasted in "Gay Teen Stories" in google and a bunch of sites came up....one of them was this one!


    On this site I will share some of the stories I read BEFORE Cosmie :)

    1) Days of Silence
    2) My Best Friend
    3) God Made Me This Way
    4) 8th Grade
    5) Jenner & Brown
    6) Life From a Distance
    7) Matthew Figures It Out


    So yea, give those stories a read if you haven't...they are AMAZING. Might not be as much sex as good ol' Cosmie here :P But for stories, you won't be disappointed :)

    (Exception: Jenner and Brown. That story...hehehe...well lets just say sex certainly is not hidden from those two boys :P)

    If you went to the site...you will see "A Class By Himself" listed there. That is where my entrance into the world of Cosmie was born. I read that story and was in LOVE with it. Oh man was I intoxicated with Derrick and Tanner...but the damn guy was stuck on Chapter 22 with no hope of 23 in site for awhile :P ...so what did I do? Well...I read it again! And Again...and again :P Hehehe in fact I read it so many times I was like "God damnit I'm stupid. Let me find some more stories by the guy!" And I soon found "New Kid In School" and man was I into that! I read the 50 chapter story over and over again to! And I'm so happy because after me and Cosmie started to actually..."talk" and stuff my dreams came true! A Class AND New Kid BOTH got more chapters! And even more amazing is that Cosmie is still going strong with 'em to! :D

    So yea, that is my story of how I found Cosmie and how I got into his stories....I should also mention, after I was hooked onto A Class and New Kid, I started reading Waiting Outside The Lines (Which was being updated rather regularly :P) and then his short stories such as my FIRST (Short Story) one by Cosmie, "2 Below" :)

    So lets see you guys share your stories now! Come on! Let me see 'em :P

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  • ::Giggles:: @ 0:45, This would be an AWESOME time... -- Comicality, 19:11:00 10/25/14 Sat

    ...For me to turn my face into a bicycle seat! ::Snickers::

    I need to brush up on my Italian...literally. :P


    NO!!! You have to learn to share! :P

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  • Hehehe... -- Mike84, 11:32:27 10/25/14 Sat

    This made me jump... I was expecting something else to happen instead.

    Insidious III out soon. Can't wait.

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  • Love is dead... -- Comicality, 03:38:11 10/25/14 Sat

    I love you....

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  • ::Giggles:: This remade "Pinnochio" trailer (Because of the dark reference in the new trailer) Is brilliant! LOL! -- Comicality, 01:19:56 10/25/14 Sat
    Last night, my friends and I ended up watching trailer reactions for the new "Avengers" movie! And we are NOT alone in our hyper reaction to this thing!!! LOL!

    One thing that cracked us up???

    ***EVERYBODY*** fuckin' FREAKS OUT when the 'Hulk Buster' armor shows up in the trailer! You don't even have to SEE the actual footage on screen! You can see by their reaction. It's right after Tony Stark and Black Widow's dialogue, "Nothing last forever"...and you can SEE the reaction to FINALLY fucking seeing the Hulk buster armor show up in every reaction video! That and Captain America's shield being broken in half! Those few images make this the most incredible trailer ever. And it's only a TEASER!

    Iron Man and the Hulk? This is an *ICONIC* fight in the history of Marvel comics!!! This is something that blew my mind back when I was just a little kid!!! This was my 'PORN' before my hormones were activate!!! Hehehe! And now I get to see this actually HAPPEN on the big screen! My closest friends and I have been teased with this bit of candy for SOOOOO FUCKING long now!!! >:O

    In fact, back in, like 2002 (I think) in the Edward Norton "Incredible Hulk" movie...if you look past the end credits...Tony Stark shows up and sees General Talbot sitting at a bar, drinking. And he's like "I hear you have a problem that needs fixing." That was YEARS ago!!! But there's not a comic book fan on EARTH who didn't see that one scene and think "HOLY SHIT!!!!!!! Tony Stark is TOTALLY gonna put on the Hulk Buster armor and take on the strongest hero/villain EVER!!!!!"

    And then...that didn't happen. No "Hulk 2" movie. Then we thought....surely in "Iron Man 2"! But nope. Nothing. THEN...it was like, "OK!!! AVENGERS!!! They're going to give us the Iron Man/Hulk fight!!! They HAVE TO!!!!!!



    They TEASE the FUCK out of comic book fans with the trailer for "Iron Man 3"!!! The very LAST ten seconds of that trailer not only sets up the Ultron, 'making a ton of Artificial intelligence Iron Man suits (Henry Pym...um...will be worked in later, I'm sure)...but the LAST 2 seconds of the trailer SHOW the fucking Hulk Buster armor, getting us all hot and bothered again!!!! YAY!!! And then...um...well...um...no. They cheated us again. :( BIG time!!! It was I the movie for like...8seconds. ::Pout:: What a copout....

    You have to understand...the Hulk Buster/Hulk fight is one of the most iconic fights in Marvel comic book HISTORY!!! Like Muhammad Ali and the Thrilla In Manilla! Like Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris! This is MAJOR, people!!!! I don't know if non-comic book fans realize how huge it is to finally see this happen on film....

    (Well, that and Magneto's children, the twins! Also EPIC!)

    Just down below, I was talking about the movie "Divergent", and how I felt that I was missing a lot of significance of the story because I hadn't read the books and invested enough emotion in the characters and the scenes for the scenes to have the impact I think the movie was hoping they would have.

    But...Hulk Buster armor??? I know that whole story back to front! So does every comic book fan that has EVER been invested in Marvel comics! So this latest trailer was like...fucking AWESOME!!! They'd better do it right! PLEASE God.....let them do that ONE thing right!!! Hulk Buster armor is something we comic geeks have been waiting for since we were old enough to READ!!!

    ::Still Trembling::

    Hehehe, and this mash up trailer is BRILLIANT!!! LOL! I knew you guys would remember that song once you paid attention to the lyrics! ::Nods::

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  • IM SICKENED -- Jake, 23:39:42 10/24/14 Fri

    In case pic doesn't work:

    Feminist Frequency @femfreq
    Not a coincidence it’s always men and boys committing mass shootings. The pattern is connected to ideas of toxic masculinity in our culture.

    Fuck you! Never waste a tragedy to push your sexist fucking agenda. The dead aren't even cool yet and you're going to push this? And we're supposed to respect you? Fucking shut your damn mouth.

    I'm sorry just had to rant, if you don't know who this is it is a political gaming pundit who says that games are sexist mysogynist tools of the patriarchy. Which...whatever, as stupid as that is this shit is what actually sickens me. Fuck Gender politics, I wish SJWs would just stop.

    It makes me sick to my stomach that people like this have such a large megaphone and people lap up their bullshit. And that's not to mention the whole controversy about her being a proven liar and charlatan. But you know, fuck me.

    Hey, never waste a tragedy to push your agenda.

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  • == JUKEBOX JIMMY == -- Comicality, 19:24:20 10/24/14 Fri


    "The Phoenix Saga"!!! This week, Jimmy reaches out to let you all know that no matter what ANYBODY does to you...no matter how bad it hurts...nothing in this world can make you weak unless you ALLOW it to! There will be times when you think you can't make it...but I assure you that you can. Lift your chin, and search your playlists for songs that give you strength when you need it most! Songs that give you the power to get off of your knees and stand tall and proud when adversity rears its ugly head and tries to tear you down at your very foundation. Give us at least ONE...wait...no...give us TWO songs this week! No more than FOUR! Cool? Enjoy! And smile for me! Life is supposed to be fun at some point! :P Happy hunting!

    (Please put all music video selections in the 'reply' section below and not on the main board! It helps to prevent slow down)

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  • Does anyone else watch About A Boy, the TV show? -- Mike84, 16:50:55 10/24/14 Fri
    If so, you might not know but season two started again last week

    This scene was pretty funny. To explain it for those who don't know; Will, Marcus's 'man-friend', has moved to New York, and is trying to find Marcus another 'man-friend' to replace him, which isn't actually creepy as it sounds.

    But they do actually address that a little bit in this episode. Because just after this scene, Marcus is also trying to return the favour for Will, by trying to find Will a 'Boy-friend',

    Without Will knowing anything, Marcus posts an advert in some paper, and with it looking suspicious to people unaware of the friendship (man seeks 11 year old boy-friend') ... the police turn up to investigate.

    I was in hysterics watching it unfold.

    Unfortunately I can't find that clip anywhere on YouTube, but this clip is just before all that unfolds.

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  • ::Snickers:: Just needed a 10 minute break last weekend.... -- Comicality, 16:43:28 10/24/14 Fri

    It lets my brain untangle for a little bit so I can focus!

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  • Today In History, October 24, 1901... -- PeteIM, 11:40:36 10/24/14 Fri
    Annie Edson Taylor (October 24, 1838 – April 29, 1921) was an American adventurer who, on her 63rd birthday, October 24, 1901, became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

    Read more HERE

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  • GHOSTS -- JAKE, 22:55:31 10/23/14 Thu
    [09:58.47] * Sorrento (sorrento@SN-5A94C81B.hsd1.mi.comcast.net) has joined channel #comicality

    [10:24.39] well Im now freaked out
    [10:24.50] anyone want to reassure me that my house isnt haunted
    [10:24.55] I've been punked by a ghost
    [10:25.18] I went to the bathroom, leave, go to grab my phone to come back and take a shower
    [10:25.23] on my way back I hear a crash
    [10:25.31] run through hallway into bathroom music box is playing
    [10:25.32] what the fuck
    [10:25.48] Music box is apparently a jewelery box that was on the toliet that fell off
    [10:25.54] didnt even know it had a music box in it
    [10:26.00] its playing
    [10:26.14] I pick it up. Jewery falls out onto the floor around the toliet
    [10:26.20] GROSS
    [10:26.30] clean that mess up. Step in dog poop in the hallway
    [10:26.32] FUCKING WHAT
    [10:26.36] it's all a trick
    [10:27.22] guys
    [10:27.24] reassure me
    [10:27.25] plz

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  • A weekend break... -- Comicality, 21:02:25 10/23/14 Thu

    This week has been a bit 'bouncy' on my end, so I haven't had a chance to sit down and concentrate on anything for very long lately.

    BUT, I have tomorrow off! And I'm not gonna do anything but edit and answer emails and catch up on what you guys posted below!

    Tonight, however...my friends and I are getting together because we've got a copy of "V/H/S 3" and we've been anxious to see the third installment in this creepy, multi-story, found footage, horror trilogy (so far!). So I hope to come back later on tonight feeling much more disturbed than when I left! :)

    Anyway, I've got a whole WEEK worth of stuff to post tomorrow! So I'll start that parade off as soon as I wake up! Cool? Love ya lots! And I'll seezya soon!

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  • The Mid-Term elections in the United States are coming up in a couple of weeks... -- PeteIM, 12:40:45 10/22/14 Wed
    The Mid-Term elections are for the election/reelection of all members of the US House of Representatives, who serve for a period of two years. It is also used for some senatorial elections. US Senators serve six-year terms.

    Now for a question...
    Why are national US elections always held on Tuesdays?

    National Public Radio (NPR) explains it. This is an article from Selena Simmons-Duffin, first reported on October 23, 2012.

    = = =

    It's Tuesday — exactly two weeks out from Nov. 6, Election Day. Why is voting day for American federal elections always a Tuesday? The answer is a bit obscure and has to do with buggies.

    Let me explain.

    The story starts all the way back with the Founding Fathers. "The Constitutional Convention just met for a very brief time during the summer of 1787," Senate Historian Don Ritchie says. "By the time they got finished they were exhausted and they hadn't made up their minds on a lot of things."

    They were pooped. So they left the question of when federal elections should be held undecided. Without that laid out, states were left to set their own voting dates, which meant several decades of electoral chaos. Ritchie describes it as a "crazy quilt of elections" held at all different times, all over the country.

    Finally, in 1845, Congress decided to get things under control. Ritchie says lawmakers reasoned that Monday was out because (this is where the buggies come in) people would have to travel to the polls in their buggies on Sunday, the Sabbath. And in a mostly farming society, Wednesday wouldn't work because that was often market day.

    So, Tuesday was the day, and that seemed to work great for 19th century voters. "In the 1840s, elections were a big to-do — there was a lot of hoopla, there were parades," Ritchie says. "Whole families would come on wagons from the farms; people would get dressed up for the occasion."

    Though the America of buggies and markets has long since given way to minivans and supermarkets, Tuesday remains the day we vote.

    "That may have made sense in 1845, but the world has moved on," Rep. Steve Israel, a New York Democrat, says. "Democracies have moved on, and so Congress should also move on and make it easier for people to vote."

    There are, of course, other options for a lot of folks, like absentee and early voting. Still, there are voters who can't cast ballots unless they can find a way to get to the polls on Tuesday. "In 15 states you do not have an opportunity to vote early or by an absentee ballot or by mail, which means you have to vote on Tuesday," says Jacob Soboroff of Why Tuesday, who also is a host and producer for HuffPost Live. "It's just ridiculous; it's absurd. There is absolutely no good reason whatsoever to vote on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November."

    Soboroff and Israel say Tuesday voting bars access to democracy and keeps America's voter turnout chronically low. They point to census survey data showing that 1 in 4 people says he's too busy or his schedule doesn't allow him to get to the polls.

    Their solution? Move Election Day to the weekend. Israel has been introducing and reintroducing a bill to move voting to the weekend.

    But moving poll day turns out to be no easy task. The weekend voting bill keeps dying in committee. And earlier this year, when the Government Accountability Office talked to elections officials about how weekend voting would work, they came up with a list of logistical difficulties, from keeping equipment safe overnight to recruiting poll workers to work the weekend. There's also, of course, no guarantee that moving Election Day would change voter turnout.

    Then there's the simple fact that Americans have gotten used to voting on Tuesday. "We're a very traditional county, and that became a tradition in a lot of ways," says Ritchie. "That's the way people were accustomed to doing it, people could count on it, you could set your calendars on it."

    For this election, the date is set. So — as in every presidential election since the 1840s — Tuesday is the day to vote.

    = = =

    Hear the original broadcast at:

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  • Yes. For SO many reasons. -- bwctwriter, 07:20:23 10/22/14 Wed
    Downloading now. I'll let yall know how it is.

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