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Forum: Rantidote 19 February 2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,086
Posted By Roadsterboy
Right? I just assumed that most restaurants are...

Right? I just assumed that most restaurants are really heavily air conditioned/slightly under heated because of the extra heat generated by cooking, hot food, and running around.
Forum: Rantidote 17 February 2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,086
Posted By Roadsterboy
Two things: 1.) I have a pair of...

Two things:

1.) I have a pair of wristwatches that tick loudly. That wouldn't bother me much (one of them is a recent addition, and I was fine with just the one ticking away as I slept), but I...
Forum: SLC 14 February 2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,168
Posted By Roadsterboy
The houses look appropriately old, as well...

The houses look appropriately old, as well (whether or not they're actually mid century I don't know, but single story houses with porches are kind of timeless). If you could get rid of all the...
Forum: SLC 10 February 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
I don't think I've ever been told to only stand...

I don't think I've ever been told to only stand on an escalator, at least as an adult. If anything I've been told to make sure my shoes are tied more often than to stand still. As you say it might be...
Forum: SLC 09 February 2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
Walking up them seems like pretty standard...

Walking up them seems like pretty standard behavior in my experience, at least in high-traffic areas. You see mostly standers at the mall, but people walk up them at the train station during rush...
Forum: SLC 07 February 2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
Thank you for the responses. I know a little bit...

Thank you for the responses. I know a little bit about radio protocol but haven't really studied it. I tend to just be conversational over the walkie talkie system. Plus, we have our own lingo that's...
Forum: Rantidote 06 February 2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,086
Posted By Roadsterboy
I feel has to do with the fact that the stair...

I feel has to do with the fact that the stair risers get shorter as you get to the top or bottom of the "staircase". People have a hard time changing their stride to avoid tripping at the top or...
Forum: SLC 06 February 2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
Question for the military and/or CB enthusiasts...

Question for the military and/or CB enthusiasts among us:

I know that you'd say "copy" or "copy that" over a radio to acknowledge or say "I heard you". Would you say that to someone face to face?...
Forum: SLC 28 January 2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
I believe Goodwill takes stuff like that. If you...

I believe Goodwill takes stuff like that. If you have a Half Price Books near you they'll buy it from you (as long as it works) and any games you have. You won't get much (and it's not being donated)...
Forum: SLC 23 January 2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,730
Posted By Roadsterboy
When I was a kid my grandmother was the librarian...

When I was a kid my grandmother was the librarian at a grade school near here. Every once in a while during the summer or on a weekend, she'd have to go in to do some work, and if my sister and I (or...
Forum: SLC 23 January 2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,730
Posted By Roadsterboy
I did think of one thing, again not quite an...

I did think of one thing, again not quite an "incident".

So the building I went to high school in was built in 1977, replacing the existing school (which is still in use as a middle school), and...
Forum: SLC 22 January 2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,730
Posted By Roadsterboy
I don't know if we had a real "incident"....

I don't know if we had a real "incident". However, I can think of two things that people would actually still remember, if I still bothered to talk to anyone I went to high school with.

1.)...
Forum: SLC 20 January 2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,168
Posted By Roadsterboy
My Illinois license has height, weight, and eye...

My Illinois license has height, weight, and eye and hair color. It's good for four years - however they offer renewal by mail, usually if you've been a safe driver. You'd get the forms sent to you in...
Forum: Rantidote 13 January 2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,824
Posted By Roadsterboy
AIUI (not an electrician, mind), that kind of...

AIUI (not an electrician, mind), that kind of fixture, if it was originally installed when the house was wired, should be able to take some extra load, at least for lights and whatnot. My folks'...
Forum: Rantidote 12 January 2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,824
Posted By Roadsterboy
Something like this...

Something like this (https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/616sfQwB%2BLL._SX463_.jpg) or this (https://www.coxhardware.com/images/Product/medium/40419.png)? Those are pretty much meant for...
Forum: Fun House 22 December 2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,067
Posted By Roadsterboy
I would do all of my flying from there.

I would do all of my flying from there.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 December 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,312
Posted By Roadsterboy
Nope. Way too sophisticated for me. Plus, you...

Nope. Way too sophisticated for me. Plus, you weren't coming up with anything, and I was worried you weren't feeling well or something.
Forum: SLC 20 December 2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
There have been a few successful "de-mallings",...

There have been a few successful "de-mallings", where the inline stores are demolished, leaving only the anchor buildings. Then a "lifestyle center" (i.e. outdoor mall) is built in the area between...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 December 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,312
Posted By Roadsterboy
Trump's all for a coupla L'egos! Loves 'em with a...

Trump's all for a coupla L'egos! Loves 'em with a few sausage links and covered in syrup.
Forum: SLC 19 December 2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
We have one of those - it's only still open...

We have one of those - it's only still open because there's a Kohl's, Carson Pirie Scott, and Von Maur still open, oh, and the movie theater, which my folks go to because there's never a line. The...
Forum: SLC 17 December 2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,168
Posted By Roadsterboy
FWIW, I've always felt that a $50 watch from...

FWIW, I've always felt that a $50 watch from Target is well worth the investment, if only to keep you from dropping a several hundred dollar phone when you pull it out of your pocket to check the...
Forum: SLC 14 December 2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
You can, and it's common in places like Los...

You can, and it's common in places like Los Angeles (of course, then you get someone who has worn out summer rated tires who doesn't know any better and decides to drive up into the mountains and...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 216,232
Posted By Roadsterboy
I think you're right and they offer it this time...

I think you're right and they offer it this time of year to clear out inventory - otherwise wouldn't they offer this year round, if winter specific tires were such a necessity? (FWIW, most "normal"...
Forum: SLC 13 December 2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
This is what got me about the whole thing - he's...

This is what got me about the whole thing - he's never mentioned this until my review. I still don't bother to tell him I've read his emails unless there's an issue I need to bring up about the...
Forum: SLC 13 December 2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,644
Posted By Roadsterboy
I'd be willing to bet he doesn't know what a read...

I'd be willing to bet he doesn't know what a read receipt is. He's not that bright about a lot of things, and honestly tends to make things more complicated than they need to be.

This may very...
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