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Forum: SLC 19 July 2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,365
Posted By Esprise Me
A while ago I posted...

A while ago I posted (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?p=1978347#post1978347) about the colossal bummer of trying to train an attorney who just wasn't working out for us. Since then I've...
Forum: Business Bytes 17 July 2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm not sure they did negotiate anything...

I'm not sure they did negotiate anything spectacular, or that Blockbuster had the capital to do what Netflix did. It seems like a lot of relatively new companies with a web- or tech-based business...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 877
Posted By Esprise Me
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Lashes Out at British Cave Rescuer in Latest Twitter Outburst

https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-lashes-out-at-critic-in-latest-twitter-outburst-1531752197


The more I read about Elon Musk, the more he reminds me of Donald Trump, and the less...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 16 July 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Esprise Me
For the swallow's safety, I think you'd better...

For the swallow's safety, I think you'd better snap a pic and share it with us.
Forum: Business Bytes 16 July 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By Esprise Me
According to Netflix's Wikipedia page,...

According to Netflix's Wikipedia page, Blockbuster actually turned down a chance to acquire Netflix back in 2000. Netflix was losing money at the time and didn't turn a profit until 2003; it's...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 July 2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By Esprise Me
If you're the decedent, it's not really your...

If you're the decedent, it's not really your problem. ;)
Forum: Rantidote 11 July 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 72,228
Posted By Esprise Me
Unless there's a rule against smoking within x...

Unless there's a rule against smoking within x feet of the entrance or anywhere on the property, I don't know that your landlord would be much help. Even if there is, my experience with this sort of...
Forum: Rantidote 11 July 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 72,228
Posted By Esprise Me
I would be really annoyed by that too. I'd like...

I would be really annoyed by that too. I'd like to think we're getting to a point culturally where exposing others to your cigarette smoke in places not specifically designated for it is no longer...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 July 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 864
Posted By Esprise Me
I can understand not realizing the danger. I...

I can understand not realizing the danger. I don't know that, if I were hiking and saw something like that, I'd think "danger! Bomb! Don't touch!" But I feel like something might have triggered me to...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 July 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm not saying he's above acting like he hasn't...

I'm not saying he's above acting like he hasn't been fed, but the volume, pitch, intensity, and duration of his performance has been on a whole other level since we cut down his food. I used to be...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 July 2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,267
Posted By Esprise Me
This article might interest you: ...

This article might interest you:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/07/lawyers-nhs-medical-negligence-cases
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 July 2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Esprise Me
Re: diet food, the obvious solution would be to...

Re: diet food, the obvious solution would be to switch him back to wet food, but that's caused serious GI problems for him in the past. I've written about this here before, but long story short: I...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 July 2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Esprise Me
Striking a balance between pets' pleasure and their health and safety

I'm open to both specific advice and general thoughts on the subject. My cat is larger than average. When I took him to the vet a year ago, he weighed in at 18 lbs. I was surprised and asked the vet...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 July 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Esprise Me
That just kept getting funnier. Good kitty!

That just kept getting funnier. Good kitty!
Forum: SLC 06 July 2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,255
Posted By Esprise Me
Often under a brand name like "Softex." But yeah,...

Often under a brand name like "Softex." But yeah, there are a lot of cars with something like vinyl interiors.
Forum: SLC 05 July 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,392
Posted By Esprise Me
That place looks awesome, Veruca! Thanks to...

That place looks awesome, Veruca! Thanks to everyone who weighed in. I spent some time yesterday going down scuba-related internet rabbit holes, and I'm so excited I might not wait until December,...
Forum: Rantidote 03 July 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 274,387
Posted By Esprise Me
Are you sure something didn't hit the glass?

Are you sure something didn't hit the glass?
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,392
Posted By Esprise Me
Anyone here scuba dive? I've tried it once and...

Anyone here scuba dive? I've tried it once and really liked it, but it was expensive and I was a waitress thinking about going back to school and it just didn't seem like the right time in my life....
Forum: Police Blotter 03 July 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Esprise Me
But "an online DNA database" is exactly what it...

But "an online DNA database" is exactly what it is. And I'm curious why you still maintain that the differences are so significant when the founder's own statements indicate that GEDmatch was not...
Forum: Police Blotter 01 July 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Esprise Me
https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/561695/

https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/561695/
Forum: Police Blotter 01 July 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Esprise Me
OK, I've done a bit more digging myself too, and...

OK, I've done a bit more digging myself too, and it does appear there are some differences between 23andme and GEDmatch. But I've read nothing that clarifies Astra's complaint about the way these...
Forum: SLC 01 July 2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,392
Posted By Esprise Me
My husband runs hotter than I do and complains...

My husband runs hotter than I do and complains about the heat more, yet I'm the one turning on the A/C at night and he's giving me a hard time about it. Our old apartment had a simple wall unit with...
Forum: Police Blotter 30 June 2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Esprise Me
Is it? ...

Is it?



https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/GEDmatch

It kind of sounds like it's a very similar company, though technically separate from 23andme, that just happens to have very recently...
Forum: Crash and Burn 28 June 2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Esprise Me
Seriously. Why not just license the image if you...

Seriously. Why not just license the image if you like it so much? The artist seems like a reasonable guy, and I'm pretty sure Musk has more money than God.
Forum: Police Blotter 28 June 2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Esprise Me
Was there a warrant or subpoena in this case,...

Was there a warrant or subpoena in this case, though? It's not clear to me from the article whether the company was responding to a court order, as their TOS allow, whether they were cooperating with...
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