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Forum: SLC 15 February 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,609
Posted By Meka
I have a few. I think most of mine can generally...

I have a few. I think most of mine can generally be described as "What do you mean, it's not for kids?" i.e. movies or shows that I was really too young for, but for which that may not have been...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 February 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,455
Posted By Meka
In what I can't in any way believe is a...

In what I can't in any way believe is a coincidence, this ad (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrkQ20SjHoU) from something called the Polish National Foundation popped up recently on YouTube.

For...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,660
Posted By Meka
Far Cry 4 is actually what prompted the question,...

Far Cry 4 is actually what prompted the question, when it (finally, after nearly 2 years of owning the game) occurred to me how odd it was that not only were the vehicles left hand drive, but also...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,660
Posted By Meka
For a video game with a driving component...

For a video game with a driving component featuring two-way traffic, would there typically be country-specific versions depending on whether the country in question drove on the left or right side of...
Forum: SLC 06 February 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,660
Posted By Meka
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/LgrXd0NM2y8" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Cliff Notes version: Fahrenheit's scale...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 February 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By Meka
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9Szts88zY4o" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

This is the trailer from the other...
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 January 2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Meka
I am not in the military, nor do I hang out at...

I am not in the military, nor do I hang out at top secret bases, but I am somewhat familiar with Strava. From that perspective* I can say that there are privacy settings in the app that let you hide...
Forum: SLC 24 January 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,660
Posted By Meka
I wonder if what happens may vary depending on...

I wonder if what happens may vary depending on the specifics. Different artistic media, but some anecdotal evidence from my own dealings with digital formats:

- Amazon Music has moved many...
Forum: SLC 23 January 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,730
Posted By Meka
We supposedly had a similar incident at my...

We supposedly had a similar incident at my school; IIRC in our version she was caught because some or all of the hotdog got stuck and she needed medical attention. I can't speak to the story's...
Forum: SLC 05 January 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,660
Posted By Meka
Thanks for the field guide, GenYus! Yes, I meant...

Thanks for the field guide, GenYus! Yes, I meant the Class 11 as the current standard and the Class 7 as being previously common, but now on very few new cars (such as the Mirage). I do remember...
Forum: SLC 05 January 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 28,660
Posted By Meka
Medal of Honor, Victoria Cross, or...

Medal of Honor, Victoria Cross, or country-specific equivalent, or similar award for civilian heroism. Close second would be the Nobel Prize, Olympic Gold, or another award which signifies the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 October 2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 74,322
Posted By Meka
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y3HN_HA6HmU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

As both an action/spy movie fan and a (spoiler) runner I really like the...
Forum: SLC 06 September 2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 189,433
Posted By Meka
Phantom since you mentioned being injured from...

Phantom since you mentioned being injured from racing too much (been there, done that) the rule of thumb I've been told for recovery after races is one day for every mile of race distance. Just what...
Forum: SLC 31 July 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 164,008
Posted By Meka
The pop-up style lights on sports cars were...

The pop-up style lights on sports cars were actually due to US regulations that mandated headlights be a certain height and (either explicitly or as a consequence) barred headlight shapes conforming...
Forum: Amusement Bark 26 July 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 841
Posted By Meka
Ready Player One - Official Comic-Con Trailer

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/LiK2fhOY0nE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Absolutely love the music choice with the Willy Wonka "Pure Imagination"...
Forum: Social Studies 21 July 2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,925
Posted By Meka
6/10, with 3 false positives. Looks like I hit a...

6/10, with 3 false positives. Looks like I hit a string of unaltered images - admittedly, one of them was my false negative - and started getting paranoid.
Forum: SLC 14 July 2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 164,008
Posted By Meka
re: school transportation, for elementary school...

re: school transportation, for elementary school my bus picked me up directly in front of my house, as it did with every other kid on the route; however, I attended a private school in a different...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 July 2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 216,247
Posted By Meka
There's an ad on YouTube for a "Hard Knocks"-type...

There's an ad on YouTube for a "Hard Knocks"-type show, with camera crews following the coaches and players of an NFL team. Unfortunately, whoever made the ad chose to base it around a clip of the...
Forum: SLC 09 June 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 164,008
Posted By Meka
I have a similar mailbox. I leave any outgoing...

I have a similar mailbox. I leave any outgoing mail partially sticking out with the lid closed - never had a problem with it not being collected.
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 247,338
Posted By Meka
Ah, right, I'd forgotten about that. Though I...

Ah, right, I'd forgotten about that. Though I suppose it still says something that they didn't write in Will and Elizabeth when they adapted the book.
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 247,338
Posted By Meka
True, though there are other examples just from...

True, though there are other examples just from Wicker Man alone, like the "How'd it get burned?!" scene or the scene of him punching a woman while wearing a bear costume.



Not to mention...
Forum: SLC 29 May 2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 164,008
Posted By Meka
True. And Roger Moore similarly was The Saint...

True. And Roger Moore similarly was The Saint before he became James Bond. Both are roles I'd agree would be mentioned alongside James Bond, but I'm not sure they'd overshadow it in the eyes of the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 247,338
Posted By Meka
Interesting thought experiment... on the one...

Interesting thought experiment... on the one hand, I feel like Cage has a lot more specific scenes that everyone thinks of - the infamous "Not the bees!" for one. On the other hand, it's Depp who's...
Forum: SLC 29 May 2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 164,008
Posted By Meka
Two completely unrelated questions: 1) My...

Two completely unrelated questions:

1) My phone has a blue LED which blinks if I've missed a phone call/gotten a voicemail, or received a text, email, or general Facebook alert, as well as a green...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 May 2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 216,247
Posted By Meka
"It's a new day... because Time Warner Cable is...

"It's a new day... because Time Warner Cable is now Spectrum." And they'll be bringing world peace and free puppies and kittens for all. (Your actual phone, cable, and internet service will be...
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