The "Out Of Control Fire" Thread.

Lanx

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How is she not asian with the first name Geisha, that's as ridiculous as a black christian dude named Barack Hussein.
well no, Geisha is a profession in seedy Japan, a more apt analogy would be if the black christian dude was named Chicken Wing Eater Hussein. (i don't know what jobs black ppl have, thats what i got)
 
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moonarchia

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well no, Geisha is a profession in seedy Japan, a more apt analogy would be if the black christian dude was named Chicken Wing Eater Hussein. (i don't know what jobs black ppl have, thats what i got)
No, geishas are actually not seedy at all. They aren't whores, they are hostesses and entertainers for small/individual events. They are held in high esteem culturally, and it takes a shitload of training and work to become one. Japan does have whores aplenty, just like any other country, but they are not geishas.

/weeb
 

Lanx

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No, geishas are actually not seedy at all. They aren't whores, they are hostesses and entertainers for small/individual events. They are held in high esteem culturally, and it takes a shitload of training and work to become one. Japan does have whores aplenty, just like any other country, but they are not geishas.

/weeb
i had jap dudes try to pimp out their geisha whores to me in gion b/4 i wised up and started walking hand and hand w/ my wife, then the pimps were just pleasant.
 

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i had jap dudes try to pimp out their geisha whores to me in gion b/4 i wised up and started walking hand and hand w/ my wife, then the pimps were just pleasant.
I hate to break it to you, but those weren't real geishas. Possibly not even real girls.
 
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Lanx

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I hate to break it to you, but those weren't real geishas. Possibly not even real girls.
well no duh, they were just whores w/ white make up, but she had a pimp AND a burly security guy, they was a fucking team.
 

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No, geishas are actually not seedy at all. They aren't whores, they are hostesses and entertainers for small/individual events. They are held in high esteem culturally, and it takes a shitload of training and work to become one. Japan does have whores aplenty, just like any other country, but they are not geishas.

/weeb
I've read memiors of a geisha. Confirmed they are definitely "escorts." Just low volume escorts.
 

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Too many wildfires started from the power company. We'll just turn the power off more.

California utility PG&E vows more power shutdowns to prevent wildfire | Reuters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California utility PG&E Corp plans to increase the controversial practice of shutting off the power to communities at risk of wildfire when dangerous conditions such as high winds and dry heat are present.

In a report to state regulators bit.ly/2SevTIZ, PG&E said it would also remove 375,000 trees near electricity lines, trim vegetation over 2,500 square miles (6,475 square km) and conduct thousands of inspections to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires.

The San Francisco-based utility, which serves 16 million customers, said it would increase nearly tenfold its efforts to turn off the power to communities threatened by wildfire, increasing the number of households and businesses potentially affected by fire-prevention blackouts in 2019 to 5.4 million.
 

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Wouldn't forced power outages lead to far more generator use which I would imagine is a higher fire risk than the utility company.

They just don't want the liability.
 
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Chanur

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Wouldn't forced power outages lead to far more generator use which I would imagine is a higher fire risk than the utility company.

They just don't want the liability.
Or death since high heat will kill old people with out AC. There is also greater risk to equipment and collateral damage when power is turned on. The good news is PGE will raise rates to make up for the lost revenue too!
 
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PG&E says equipment probably caused deadly Camp Fire

(Reuters) - PG&E Corp, which filed for bankruptcy last month because of potential liabilities from wildfires in California, said it is probable that its equipment will be determined to be an "ignition point" of the 2018 Camp Fire.
So we can discharge debt and murder liability in bankruptcy now? Sweet!

I got some paperwork to start and a gun to clean...
 

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I guess we need some more southern hemisphere posters to keep this thread going year round. Our neighbor's daughter is in Australia right now and posting pictures of hanging out on the beach while we're all freezing to death.