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Forum: SLC 06 November 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 37,293
Posted By Beejtronic
I suspect so. Underage cashiers generally aren't...

I suspect so. Underage cashiers generally aren't allowed to ring up alcohol, so I imagine transporting it (and stocking it?) would be similarly illegal.

It's the same here. NS doesn't typically...
Forum: SLC 02 November 2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,260
Posted By Beejtronic
Oh, I got slimed more than once!

Oh, I got slimed more than once!
Forum: SLC 01 November 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,260
Posted By Beejtronic
Our 3yo is obsessed with Ghostbusters right now,...

Our 3yo is obsessed with Ghostbusters right now, so we were all decked out in Ghostbustin' gear. I was wearing the 5-month-old who was dressed as Slimer. It seemed to go over well!



Damn! We've...
Forum: Weird News 29 October 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By Beejtronic
I'm skeptical of his record claim in light of the...

I'm skeptical of his record claim in light of the fact that Windsor, NS has a pumpkin regatta every year: https://worldsbiggestpumpkins.com/
Forum: Amusement Bark 23 October 2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,423
Posted By Beejtronic
Didn't the villian say something about "you...

Didn't the villian say something about "you people" or "your kind?" I thought it might have been a fake out and that (being from the future and all), he was actually talking about something else...
Forum: Rantidote 20 October 2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,976
Posted By Beejtronic
I don't know that anyone is using DNA to deny...

I don't know that anyone is using DNA to deny someone (or themselves) their cultural upbringing. I would argue that the culture in which you were raised (such as in the case of Twain) is much more...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 October 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,423
Posted By Beejtronic
Finally got around to watching! Really enjoyed...

Finally got around to watching! Really enjoyed the Sheffield locale: the tram (I couldn't make out the stop, but our running joke was that the stop announcements were never intelligible - "Cricket...
Forum: Rantidote 05 October 2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 20,189
Posted By Beejtronic
Whenever I'm going to a new country, I try and at...

Whenever I'm going to a new country, I try and at least learn "Hello," "Goodbye," "Please," "Thank you," and "Do you speak English?" in that language. It's gotten me pretty far.

I also try and...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,409
Posted By Beejtronic
There's still a Marineland in Ontario...

There's still a Marineland in Ontario (http://www.marinelandcanada.com/). Though I think it's somewhat controversial these days.



Link is members only.
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 20,189
Posted By Beejtronic
When I was travelling in Norway, I kayaked in...

When I was travelling in Norway, I kayaked in Gudvangen with a group that included a chap from Oslo. As I was heading toward Oslo from Bergen at the time, he asked what I was planning to do there. I...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 September 2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,423
Posted By Beejtronic
Is that due to the leak of Capaldi's first...

Is that due to the leak of Capaldi's first episode?
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 September 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,423
Posted By Beejtronic
United Kingdom I'm excited the new companions are all going to...

I'm excited the new companions are all going to be from Sheffield! (DH and I lived there for a year and he and his parents lived just outside the city his whole life.) Just as long as they aren't...
Forum: Techno-Babble 22 September 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,402
Posted By Beejtronic
FWIW, these sites agree with you: ...

FWIW, these sites agree with you:
https://crunchybetty.com/diy-101-baking-soda-vinegar-not-so-much/
https://brendid.com/why-you-should-never-use-baking-soda-and-vinegar-to-clean-clogged-drains/...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 21 September 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Beejtronic
The raccoon in question: ...

The raccoon in question:
http://i64.tinypic.com/x10s5t.jpg



I enjoyed how he ended up with a blunt somehow:
...
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 20,189
Posted By Beejtronic
One of my favourite Donna moments from Doctor Who...

One of my favourite Donna moments from Doctor Who is when someone calls her "Miss" and she says, "Why are you calling me 'Miss?' Do I look single??"
Forum: Wild Kingdom 21 September 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Beejtronic
We lived in downtown Toronto for a year and had a...

We lived in downtown Toronto for a year and had a lot of raccoon run-ins. A couple of them woke me up one night fighting? mating? Either way, they make an awful noise. We also had one take up...
Forum: Rantidote 19 September 2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 20,189
Posted By Beejtronic
Definitely not. When I started watching it when I...

Definitely not. When I started watching it when I lived in the UK in 2007, no one back home had ever heard of it. (And I am by no means an "old school" viewer!) Then, for some reason it became super...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 September 2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,616
Posted By Beejtronic
That's how they know Hamilton wrote... THE OTHER...

That's how they know Hamilton wrote... THE OTHER 51!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 August 2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,819
Posted By Beejtronic
Jusenkyo no Pikachu, please see this post...

Jusenkyo no Pikachu, please see this post (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=19386) for the guidelines for posting news articles, particularly the first two points:



Despite the fact...
Forum: Police Blotter 30 August 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Beejtronic
Wait, so is this guy trying to imply that his dog...

Wait, so is this guy trying to imply that his dog was traumatized by watching a human threesome? :lol:



Yep, sounds legit.
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 122,694
Posted By Beejtronic
I was standing at the bus stop yesterday when a...

I was standing at the bus stop yesterday when a litany of first responders sped by with lights and sirens ablaze. An older lady wondered aloud what might be happening and a college-age girl...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,035
Posted By Beejtronic
The CarShare company I use used to have the keys...

The CarShare company I use used to have the keys tied in a string in the car. You would lock and unlock the car using your personal key fob, then start the car with the "hidden" ignition key. (Often...
Forum: Police Blotter 01 July 2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,611
Posted By Beejtronic
My basic understanding is that companies like...

My basic understanding is that companies like 23andMe, AncestryDNA, etc. are where you send your physical sample (e.g. spit in a tube) to be processed. They take the sample, extract the DNA, and...
Forum: Business Bytes 19 June 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,818
Posted By Beejtronic
Canada I was trying to think of strictly Canadian chains...

I was trying to think of strictly Canadian chains of the top of my head, but the only ones that came to mind were St. Hubert and the obvious Tim Horton's. I took a look at a list of Canadian chain...
Forum: SLC 06 June 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 117,469
Posted By Beejtronic
United Kingdom We were in the UK last May and this February and...

We were in the UK last May and this February and we took our 2-year-old in to a variety of pubs (gastro pubs, locals, chains) for a variety of reasons (having a meal, just having a drink, etc.) and...
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