Remove lid. Add water to fill line. Replace lid. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Let cool for 3 minutes.

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American character actor John Stephen Goodman (June 20, 1952 —) has been a highly acclaimed and popular presence on film and television for nearly fifty years. Known for his numerous collaborations with the Coen Brothers, he first rose to prominence playing the role of Dan Conner on the situation comedy TV series Roseanne (1988-1997, 2018) for which he was awarded a Best Actor Golden Globe in 1993.

Born in Affton, Missouri near St. Louis, Goodman was two years old when his father died from a heart attack. An avid comic book fan, he was bullied in school for being overweight, and found structure and mentorship in Scouting as a teenager. After high school Goodman attended Missouri State University on a football scholarship, but an injury prevented him from playing so he focused his attention on the theater program. Graduating in 1975 with a BFA, he was presented with an honorary doctorate in

It has been several weeks since the last primary contests, and despite much external news surrounding Donald Trump's ongoing legal and financial problems, the dynamics of the race remain the same. Donald Trump is the overwhelming favorite, and on paper, the logic for Nikki Haley's candidacy seem far-fetched. But each race has a wrinkle in it: South Carolina is one of the more conservative states (whatever the denotations of that

"Almost all readers are content to interpret Qwghlm as a wholly fictitious and fanciful invention, which is correct. From time to time someone will get it into their head that it is a veiled description of some real place, and so let me just state here flat-out that it is not meant that way at all. It is made-up."
-- Neal Stephenson

The islands of Inner Qwghlm and Outer Qwghlm and surrounding outcroppings situated off the northwestern coast of Britain,

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February 15: Happy birthday Admin to the goo!

February 15: Terse Quest 2024 begins!

February 23: Happy birthday Samuel Pepys!

February 29: Happy birthday Browncoat!


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January 1: Gregorian New Year.

January 16: National Nothing Day.

January 24: Happy Birthday Silverai_me!

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January 30: Happy Birthday O-Swirl!


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December 1: Iron Noder ends

December 9: Smallpox eradication day.

December 12: Happy birthday to horacetheclown!

December 18: Hanukkah begins.

December 21: Winter solstice arrives 10:27 PM, EST.

December 23: Happy birthday to Nemosyn!

December 25: Merry Christmas!


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November 1: The IRON NODER CHALLENGE starts today and runs through December 1. It's never too late to sign up, and all writeups get rewards.

November 1: Happy Birthday Zephronias!

November 5: Bonfire Night in the UK.

November 11: Veterans Day in the US.

November 13: Everything2's Birthday.

November 23: Thanksgiving in the US.

November 27: Happy Birthday Estelore!

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October 1: Oh no! It's The 2023 Halloween Horrorquest!

October 17: Happy Birthday gnarl!

October 31: Something spooky will probably happen today. It usually does.

October 31: prepare yourselves for the XVIth Iron Noder in November!



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