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Forum: Rantidote 25 February 2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 489
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Posted By musicgeek
I've got a niece named Elliott (although pretty...

I've got a niece named Elliott (although pretty much everyone, including her parents, call her Ellie.) The rest of the family all thought it a strange choice at the time, but pretty much shrugged and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 February 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,469
Posted By musicgeek
Good call. I just feel like maps is awfully...

Good call. I just feel like maps is awfully generic, especially in children's/young adult fantasy.
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 February 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 270,916
Posted By musicgeek
Zombie thread alert! I know there's a newer...

Zombie thread alert! I know there's a newer version of this thread somewhere.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 February 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,469
Posted By musicgeek
For #7, could it be that drawings or writings by...

For #7, could it be that drawings or writings by the characters are interspersed with the text?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 February 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,469
Posted By musicgeek
2. In standard chess notation, what's the only...

2. In standard chess notation, what's the only piece not represented by the first letter of its English name? Knight?

3. Who ended their longstanding collaboration in 1890 in a bitter legal battle...
Forum: Rantidote 13 February 2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h3RJhoqgK8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h3RJhoqgK8

(NFBSK language)
Forum: Rantidote 11 February 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,376
Posted By musicgeek
Se necessita una poca de gracia... which means...

Se necessita una poca de gracia... which means they're definitely not dancing it in the White House these days.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 February 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,469
Posted By musicgeek
3. In medieval Japan, a wakizashi was the smaller...

3. In medieval Japan, a wakizashi was the smaller companion to what type of sword? Katana?

4. On March 27, 1977, the island of Tenerife was the site of the worst disaster of what kind in history?...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 February 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By musicgeek
Sadly, the "death panel" idea seems to have stuck...

Sadly, the "death panel" idea seems to have stuck with a not insignificant portion of the voting populace (including my otherwise intelligent in-laws) - I would go so far as to say that Trump's base...
Forum: SLC 05 February 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,293
Posted By musicgeek
Heh. I'll do my best to check them out and get...

Heh. I'll do my best to check them out and get back to you!

ETA: .....aaaand I'm back! First of all, thanks - those were both lots of fun! In your first example, I'd say it's mostly the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 February 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By musicgeek
My problem wasn't with the message - at first, I...

My problem wasn't with the message - at first, I was impressed that they were using a relatively infrequently-quoted speech excerpt. What bothered me is the way they tried to (clumsily, in my...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 February 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By musicgeek
Yeah, the Dodge Ram ad was incredibly tone-deaf...

Yeah, the Dodge Ram ad was incredibly tone-deaf and tacky. Bleah.

I thought the whole David Harbour Tide series was OK, but did think that the Isaiah Mustafa one was inspired. "Get off my horse."...
Forum: SLC 05 February 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,293
Posted By musicgeek
Can you give me some specific examples?...

Can you give me some specific examples? (Artist/song title/clock time in the song?) There are lots of different ways that come to mind.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 February 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By musicgeek
Jaded Man, I hate Illinois Nazis.

Man, I hate Illinois Nazis.
Forum: Rantidote 02 February 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
Unfortunately, his most telling line proved to be...

Unfortunately, his most telling line proved to be the "I used to do a lot of drugs.... I still do, but I used to, too." Caught up with him in a big way, I'm afraid. It's amazing how many...
Forum: Rantidote 02 February 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
Sounds like a cool design!

Sounds like a cool design!
Forum: Rantidote 02 February 2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
Now I'm curious - what the heck is the name of...

Now I'm curious - what the heck is the name of the hinge type you're searching for?
Forum: Rantidote 01 February 2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
Jaded LTTAM, pt. 2: Today I went for my rescheduled...

LTTAM, pt. 2: Today I went for my rescheduled pre-op clearance exam. The surgeon's office had not sent any paperwork to the examining doctor's office. The nurse called them, and the surgeon's...
Forum: SLC 01 February 2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By musicgeek
:lol: Totally missed it the first time!

:lol: Totally missed it the first time!
Forum: SLC 31 January 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By musicgeek
Reading I propose that the "Misinformation" section be...

I propose that the "Misinformation" section be named "The Repository of Legitimate Literature."
Forum: SLC 31 January 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By musicgeek
A definite addition to your section should be...

A definite addition to your section should be Holy Blood, Holy Grail, the allegedly nonfiction (read: "steaming pile of horse apples") that gave Dan Brown the bulk of his wacky ideas for DVC.
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
I did not know that - very cool. LTTAM: I...

I did not know that - very cool.

LTTAM: I was scheduled for a pre-op clearance checkup this afternoon, so I made up a detailed lesson plan and got coverage for my last class, drove home to clean...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,293
Posted By musicgeek
Glasses Nah, itís always been a spread here, too. The...

Nah, itís always been a spread here, too. The articleís headline misinterprets the actual article/information from the government website, which states that the issue at stake was the category...
Forum: SLC 29 January 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,770
Posted By musicgeek
Sadly, pretty much the same scenario happened...

Sadly, pretty much the same scenario happened where I work this year, and it was more or less swept under the rug. The kids were arrested, but as far as the school angle, they had a suspension of a...
Forum: Rantidote 29 January 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,279
Posted By musicgeek
I got it! Instead of changing software, just...

I got it! Instead of changing software, just change your avatar from Porky Pine to P.T. Bridgeport - boom; done! :fish:
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