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Forum: Social Studies 22 January 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By Don Enrico
That's just typical of 7ers! We are different!...

That's just typical of 7ers! We are different! 8ers R no h8ers! Why can't we just agree to disagree and live peacefully together? Ebony and Ivory...

:)

Those starting with an upstroke, on the...
Forum: SLC 21 January 2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,344
Posted By Don Enrico
Maybe we should take this over to the other...

Maybe we should take this over to the other "Litte Things..." thread? I had to find the modell number to download the firmware update, because while the TV asked me to update the firmware to be able...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By Don Enrico
Germany Hijack: What exactly is the meaning of calling...

Hijack: What exactly is the meaning of calling somebody "Herr ..." in such a context? I understand that it means linking the person or his behaviour to Germans, and specifically to Germans in WW II....
Forum: SLC 21 January 2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,344
Posted By Don Enrico
I know, right? It's been annoying me since we...

I know, right? It's been annoying me since we have a flat screen TV. I mean, they are meant to be hung on the wall, they are presented like that in ads and in the shops - would it be to much for the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Don Enrico
You see the problem? I can't find the quote...

You see the problem?

I can't find the quote now, but over the weekend, UK trade secretary Fox said something to the effect that you can't rule out a no-deal-Brexit because that would mean giving...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 17 January 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 299,342
Posted By Don Enrico
A cat posing like that always gets the "Draw me...

A cat posing like that always gets the "Draw me like one of your French girls, Jack" quote in our house...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 January 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,444
Posted By Don Enrico
1. In addition to their day jobs as peasants,...

1. In addition to their day jobs as peasants, what did hoplites do in ancient Greece?

I believe they where specifically soldiers equipped with spears.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 January 2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Don Enrico
The Problem with the decision of the British...

The Problem with the decision of the British Parliament is that they say that they don't want this deal, a majority say that they don't want no deal, but they can't agreee on what deal they actually...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By Don Enrico
Judging from the picture in the twitter link...

Judging from the picture in the twitter link found in the Guardian article, there wher olives an d possibly mushrooms, but no pineapple.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 January 2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,579
Posted By Don Enrico
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, pulished...

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, pulished 1979. We had been warned.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 January 2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By Don Enrico
Out of dough? Canada air traffic controllers buy...

Out of dough? Canada air traffic controllers buy pizzas for unpaid US colleagues...
Forum: Rantidote 10 January 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 20,415
Posted By Don Enrico
... or glow-in-the-dark menus!

... or glow-in-the-dark menus!
Forum: Spook Central 02 January 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By Don Enrico
There will be a marriage in an European Royal...

There will be a marriage in an European Royal family with the partner being from a non-noble family and at least one vocal member of the Royal family disapproving.
Forum: Book Corner 02 January 2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 548,769
Posted By Don Enrico
Great! I wasn't sure whether you people would...

Great! I wasn't sure whether you people would like it - after all, I'm judging language and style as a non-native speaker.

Glad you like it!
Forum: Book Corner 02 January 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 548,769
Posted By Don Enrico
I'm not posting in this thread very often, but I...

I'm not posting in this thread very often, but I want to spread the word:

When browsing the kindle e-book shop, I stumbled on a book called "The Wandering Inn". It turned out to be the first...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 January 2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By Don Enrico
Icon24 When I was still living with my parents (back...

When I was still living with my parents (back when there were only three channels on TV), we watched it every year. Even when I had moved out and was celebrating New Year with freinds of my age,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 January 2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,444
Posted By Don Enrico
4. What English idiom is likely derived from a...

4. What English idiom is likely derived from a stinky, salted item that can be drawn across the trail of hounds following a scent, to mislead them?

That must be a red herring.
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 December 2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By Don Enrico
Jusenkyo no Pikachu, I wish you would stop...

Jusenkyo no Pikachu, I wish you would stop posting videos without any comment apart from a more or less cryptic headline.

I can't see the video - all I get is a black box. I don't know whether...
Forum: SLC 21 December 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,011
Posted By Don Enrico
Gutter Monkey, that's great! You are a true...

Gutter Monkey, that's great! You are a true artist!

And the last picture made me literally LOL (good thing I've got my own office).That's something you would expect to see in a slapstick movie,...
Forum: Fun House 13 December 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,969
Posted By Don Enrico
"Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner (it's playing...

"Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner (it's playing in his head every time he enters a room).
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,914
Posted By Don Enrico
For the phenomenon of "receiving harsh critic by...

For the phenomenon of "receiving harsh critic by a lot of users in online media" there is no German word - we borrowed the word "shitstorm" for that.

"Scheisse" itself is a mildly rude word in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 December 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Don Enrico
We have the same requirement here - no living as...

We have the same requirement here - no living as a couple for one year. But in cases where both parties agree that that is the case (and you can stop living as a couple while still living in the same...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 December 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Don Enrico
Since they don't want to continue the first...

Since they don't want to continue the first marriage as a same-sex-marriage, but want to enter into a new marriage as a same sex couple, couldn't they just divorce and than re-marry? What is the...
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,914
Posted By Don Enrico
I did indeed, sorry. Here's the article on CNN...

I did indeed, sorry. Here's the article on CNN (https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/06/europe/angela-merkel-shitstorm-scli-intl-grm/index.html).

And Beachlife!, you are of course right to point out...
Forum: SLC 07 December 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By Don Enrico
Good bye, Daisylegs! Even I over here in...

Good bye, Daisylegs!

Even I over here in Germany will always think "Is Daisylegs on holiday?" when some big decoration is reported missing.
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