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Modern Family "Baby On Board" 5/23/12 spoilers

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by YCantAngieRead, May 24, 2012.

  1. Mr. Soze

    Mr. Soze The Devil you know

    Nov 1, 2002
    La Cheeserie
    For sure. I know some of us do it here in the NFL football threads particularly playoffs, but sports is a different ballgame. ;).
  2. mattack

    mattack New Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    You do realize that already is happening, right?

    As people go up the socioeconomic ladder, the birth rate goes down.
  3. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    My one problem with this is that socioeconomic does not = smart necessarily.

    Plenty of smart people on the bottom of the ladder too, and dumb at the top.
  4. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
  5. classicX

    classicX Don't scream.

    There are risk factors that go up a lot as the mother ages (much past thirty years old is considered to be an 'at risk' pregnancy).

    Also, there are recent studies that seem to suggest that the age of the father may play a role in the risk of autism (i.e. older fathers have more autistic children).

    I'm not looking forward to this pregnancy now that I think about, but as I think about it some more, I don't really care.

    I think a lot of people take television too seriously - I watch it to escape (or to learn, or to laugh) but never to psychoanalyze the characters or pick apart idiosyncracies in the show.

    This is probably why I get bored after the first few posts in the TV show threads more lately - they're almost never ... ah nevermind, I'm bored writing this.

    DUDE_NJX New Member

    Feb 12, 2003
    Gloria: "Drive straight!"
    Cam: "Sorry, are my pinkies up again?"

  7. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
    Wow, I must have missed (or forgotten) that....hilarious!
  8. mwhip

    mwhip All better

    Jul 22, 2002
    Reminds me of this gay guy I worked at Kinko's with in the 90's. He was making a delivery and we were looking at the map and I said "oh here you go straight" and he said "i cant I was born this way". From then on when giving a gay man directions I never tell them to "go straight". :p
  9. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    The PC term is "go forward" (not "go straight")

    I was told that one many years ago when driving with one of my friends that is gay. I use it now, whether the driver is straight or gay.
  10. madscientist

    madscientist Deregistered Snoozer

    Nov 12, 2003
    Lexington, MA
    Surely everyone is kidding about this "go straight" business. As a joke it's a groaner; as PC dogma it's ridiculous--and I live in Massachusetts for goodness' sake. I think your gay friends are having a laugh at your expense :p ;)
  11. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Of course, it's kidding, it's a joke, it's fun to get people to laugh in the car with you. :)
  12. DUDE_NJX

    DUDE_NJX New Member

    Feb 12, 2003
    Yeah, but Cam was going forward, just not in a straight line.
  13. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Actually the phrase we use is "forward, never straight" and then we all laugh.

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