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Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 March 2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,647
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
I was just using the statistic cited by Brennan. ...

I was just using the statistic cited by Brennan. Is Brennan unreliable?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 March 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,647
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
From the Brennan link: If this woman's...

From the Brennan link:


If this woman's house were found burned, we wouldn't cite Occam's Razor when the possibility of a lightning strike is brought up. Why now?

Mack did not claim that...
Forum: Rantidote 18 March 2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 419,825
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
TYSHTTP The presence of a school crossing...

TYSHTTP

The presence of a school crossing guard does not transform a two-way-stop intersection into a 4-way-stop. If you have the stop sign and I don't, I have the right of way after the crossing...
Forum: Rantidote 18 March 2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 391,245
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
When my daughter got married in January, I...

When my daughter got married in January, I ordered the wedding flowers from alforal.com. Now they send me email every day with deals on bridal arrangements, as if marrying off my children is some...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 March 2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,555
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Russian Deputy PM Laughs at Obama’s Sanctions

Russian Deputy PM Laughs at Obama’s Sanctions

Russia’s deputy prime minister laughed off President Obama’s sanction against him today asking “Comrade @BarackObama” if “some prankster” came up...
Forum: Social Studies 17 March 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,338
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Facebook Unflattering Selfies Responsible For Increase In Cosmetic Procedures

According to a study done by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), one in three plastic surgeons saw a rise in procedures from patients claiming to be unhappy...
Forum: Rantidote 14 March 2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 391,245
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Ponder Maybe it would prevent bill collectors from...

Maybe it would prevent bill collectors from sending you mail addressed to you, without paying you for the privilege of printing your name on their envelope. If they send you a bill anyway, you can...
Forum: SLC 13 March 2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 348,483
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
I went to the grocery store at lunchtime today,...

I went to the grocery store at lunchtime today, thinking I wanted some black bean soup, but I couldn't find any, so I got something else.

After lunch, my adult daughter texted me a picture of a...
Forum: SLC 13 March 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 386,483
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Buy a tent and read the instructions. It's...

Buy a tent and read the instructions. It's really not hard. I put up my first tent last fall, and had to explain to my Camping Expert husband how the supports fit together.

Campfire safety is...
Forum: SLC 12 March 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,730
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Shifty Eyes Now that I've signed up, I see what you're...

Now that I've signed up, I see what you're saying. Lots of 1 cent jobs out there.


Besides that, I find several that violate various terms & conditions of the website, and some that are just...
Forum: Book Corner 12 March 2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 36,213
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Jaded Oh, at least. :rolleyes: I have never...

Oh, at least. :rolleyes:

I have never counted my books, so I don't know how many I have. From the time the kids were small, we would spend Friday nights at the bookstore, buying new ones every...
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 March 2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,121
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Gooey, syrupy, cooked fruit, like this IHOP item....

Gooey, syrupy, cooked fruit, like this IHOP item. (http://www.ihop.com/menus/main-menu/pancakes/new-york-cheesecake-pancakes)
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 March 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,121
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
I knew Florida was flat. I just didn't realize...

I knew Florida was flat. I just didn't realize we were that flat.

I thought Iowa would rank higher on this list too. I drove through it twice, and the only change in elevation I noticed was...
Forum: Rantidote 11 March 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 363,402
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
I live about 30 miles from the time zone line. ...

I live about 30 miles from the time zone line. Every now and then my phone will decide I should be in Eastern Time and makes me think I'm late for everything.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 409,495
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
1. Seabiscuit 2. advice columns 3....

1. Seabiscuit

2. advice columns

3. pupa? I don't remember imago.

4. Taken
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 409,495
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Glasses Per Ken Jennings' request, the trivia challenge...

Per Ken Jennings' request, the trivia challenge discussed on this message board has the number seven question delayed by one week. This is to avoid easy googling of the question which is designed to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 409,495
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. Despite the fact...

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. Despite the fact that they come from South America, the rodent also called the cavy is better known by the name of what African country? For reasons that no one's too...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 10 March 2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,474
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Thanks, Mack. I was just explaining this to my...

Thanks, Mack. I was just explaining this to my daughter's friend who'd thrown out her honey because it crystallized.




Yes, I snorted.
Forum: SLC 07 March 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 386,483
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Icon27 Thank you. On the other hand, my "Kinect...

Thank you.

On the other hand, my "Kinect Cozy" may inhabit AFDB (http://zapatopi.net/afdb/)territory. Whatever. It's staying.

This is not my Kinect Cozy. But it's totes adorbs. ...
Forum: Rantidote 07 March 2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 419,825
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
I have received refunds on some non-refundable...

I have received refunds on some non-refundable deposits. I did not argue.
Forum: SLC 07 March 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,730
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Would it be unethical to sign up for a single...

Would it be unethical to sign up for a single account and farm out the tasks to my teenagers? I don't see anything in the terms of use that forbid it. You're just not allowed to use a bot.
Forum: Social Studies 07 March 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,929
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Everybody in Almost Every Language Says “Huh”? HUH?!

New research by Mark Dingemanse and colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, has uncovered a surprisingly important role for an interjection long...
Forum: Crash and Burn 06 March 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,129
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
On Wednesday, Daytona Beach police spoke to...

On Wednesday, Daytona Beach police spoke to Wilkerson hours before the incident after a family member contacted them out of concern that Wilkerson was talking about "demons."
Daytona Beach police...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 March 2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 409,495
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Nah. Let it go. Both of you keep me entertained...

Nah. Let it go. Both of you keep me entertained in your own ways.
Forum: SLC 06 March 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,730
Posted By Spam & Cookies-mmm
Shifty Eyes Mechanical Turk - Amazon's crowdsourcing site

I heard about this on NPR this morning.
http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/03/05/279669610/post-a-survey-on-mechanical-turk-and-watch-the-results-roll-in

The site is...
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