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Learn about Cecil Adams, the world's smartest human.
Read a random Straight Dope column.
Ask Cecil a question.
Ask the Master
Who is Cecil Adams?
No task is finished until you take out the trash.
Yes, it's all folded up. But you won't mind.
The name is elemental.
It's Caucus Day. Pick an Elections thread and vote!
Remember my name.
Let's have a black and white night.
Kings of the Wild Frontier! But keep it under your cap.
The Dopers object to dialogue in the courtroom.
They're awful. But they work.
The hits and misses of our younger days revisited.
Tea and crumpets, the start of a complete breakfast.
Love, love, love.
I say it's spinach and I say to hell with it.
What if space wasn't the final frontier after all?
You've seen the best, now here's the rest.
Doper words to live by.
This is my New Year's Resolution. (And last year ...)
Ol' Ted may have been on to something, or at least 90%.
It's magic! (Kidstuff.)
Here's a touch of sweetness for your holidays.
Not the songs everybody sings today.
It's a black and white Christmas!
The Dopers bounce this one around.
In the beginning was the word, and the word made me giggle.
Doper approved books for the sci-fi fan on your list.
Meet some of our paper tigers.
This puts a whole new twist on wrasslin'. (Insanely not safe for work.)
There's some argument right down Santa Claus Way.
All I want for Christmas is ... a new song.
Share what's playing in the background when you trim the tree.
Help for the tipsters at your table?
For your holiday baking pleasure ... have a cookie!
Lather. Rinse. Remove. (Not recommended for the overly literal.)
Plot may not resemble reality as we know it.
You've got to get up in the morning.
We went through the message board on a band with no name.
The discussion for people who think there is no dog.
Let's go play some games!
It's that time of year again! Go get your book on.
From the moon, Alice!
The Dopers come up with a 5 cent answer.
Dopers are calling the numbers.
Call for more information.
The Dopers do a little Ghostbusting.
I for one welcome your new insect overlords.
Everyone's gone to the moon. To set a fire.
By their names shall ye know them. Like them? I dunno.
Brush up your Shakespeare.
Sing us a story.
Which country has the most generous free-speech protections?