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Forum: SLC 15 December 2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,882
Posted By UEL
Baseball Different topic: I tweet a daily song from a...

Different topic:

I tweet a daily song from a playlist I created on Twitter. This past week, I tweeted a song from a band that was pretty popular in the '80s and early '90s. Yesterday, the lead...
Forum: Social Studies 15 December 2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball Yeah, it was an employee entitlement that became...

Yeah, it was an employee entitlement that became a significant financial liability when far more time was banked than originally expected.

That was why the city was taking measures to eliminate...
Forum: Social Studies 14 December 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball I can tell you what it means from my buddy's...

I can tell you what it means from my buddy's experience.

If one works for 35 years at a job, one would get a 35 year pension. Municipalities budget on that. Included in that 35 years is X numbers...
Forum: Fun House 13 December 2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By UEL
Baseball They Are Coming To Take Me Away - Napoleon XIV ...

They Are Coming To Take Me Away - Napoleon XIV
Dare to Be Stupid - Weird Al Yankovic
Госуда́рственный гимн Росси́йской Федера́ции
Lyin' Eyes - Eagles
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By UEL
Baseball Actual Christmas song or a song complaining about...

Actual Christmas song or a song complaining about the people whose shadow darkens the church doorstep only on Christmas?

I'm going to have to find it.
Forum: Social Studies 13 December 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know a Firefighter who had this. He worked for...

I know a Firefighter who had this. He worked for a larger urban centre. His union, when he started, had negotiated a robust sick day program to help out firefighters who may be recovering from the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have the Christmas album by Alabama. All...

I have the Christmas album by Alabama. All original music, all good songs if you like country tunes.

My favourite it Thistlehair the Christmas Bear.
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By UEL
Baseball My favourite is the Huron Carole, especially the...

My favourite is the Huron Carole, especially the Tom Jackson version.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_cmnxep67k

Gets me every time.
Forum: Social Studies 12 December 2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have the same saying. As well as one about the...

I have the same saying. As well as one about the seven "Ps".

Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball Where I work, more hours don't mean more pay. ...

Where I work, more hours don't mean more pay. But, there is a perception that more hours means you are working harder.

And this bugs me. Because it ensures that people are mistaking activity for...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 December 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,394
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I have absolutely no idea. Mozart wrote...

1. I have absolutely no idea. Mozart wrote operas, so I'm going with the Barber of Seville. :D

2. Only thing that jumps to mind is Alabama, but that is a state, not a geographic feature.

3....
Forum: SLC 05 December 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By UEL
Icon06 Another memorable member of this board gone. I've...

Another memorable member of this board gone. I've lost count, but I think I'm up to a dozen that we know of that have left a mark on this board and this poster and have gone one.

RIP my fellow...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 05 December 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By UEL
Baseball 'Feed a fed horse': PETA mocked after call to end anti-animal language

https://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/feed-a-fed-horse-peta-mocked-after-call-to-end-anti-animal-language-1.4205457?fbclid=IwAR1QxCBru6lmKnK9N_GpVFAPgCbiViWQ8lYsBLU6oCpY6IWv_e-9ocQh9Tc



My response...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 December 2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,394
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I live at UTC -4, so I would say that it is...

1. I live at UTC -4, so I would say that it is Time Zone.

2. Ohh, probably Romeo and Juliet.

3. I remember the incident, but I can't remember any details. The only reason I remember anything...
Forum: Rantidote 05 December 2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 100,860
Posted By UEL
Baseball Is it on Hunt Club? I flew in to Ottawa...

Is it on Hunt Club?

I flew in to Ottawa yesterday and stopped at Tim's. I ordered a plain bagel toasted with plain cream cheese and a medium black coffee. The employee behind the till was so...
Forum: Rantidote 05 December 2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 27,324
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is ambiguity. In some circles, a...

There is ambiguity.

In some circles, a "tactical vest" is body armour without the plates, meaning, it will stop knives and edge weapons, perhaps slow velocity firearms, but not rifles etc....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 November 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,394
Posted By UEL
Baseball I tried thinking of all the '60s TV shows I know,...

I tried thinking of all the '60s TV shows I know, and most of them were the westerns and other dramas.

When I think of the '60s comedies, I don't see any that would likely end in '68 and go out on...
Forum: Rantidote 30 November 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 100,860
Posted By UEL
Baseball I usually only carry about $20 on me. All other...

I usually only carry about $20 on me. All other transactions are by debit transactions with my bank card.

I used to carry much more on me, but lost my wallet once (found it two days later) and was...
Forum: Crash and Burn 29 November 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,367
Posted By UEL
Baseball Very valid point. I read an article today that...

Very valid point. I read an article today that highlighted all the previous contact the Sentinalese were involved with outsiders. In 1880, someone kidnapped 6 members. 2 of whom died shortly...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 November 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,394
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1 this week

1. I Love Lucy and Seinfeld are the only two I can think of.

2. Sounds like it might be Celtic, so Scotland?

3. Plebiscite. I've voted in a few.

4. The Blues Brothers ;)

5. Bonn, I believe
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 November 2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By UEL
Baseball He's given up trying to pretend to be an honest...

He's given up trying to pretend to be an honest politician.
Forum: Techno-Babble 26 November 2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By UEL
Baseball Hahaha. I never even thought of that. Good catch!

Hahaha. I never even thought of that. Good catch!
Forum: Techno-Babble 26 November 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By UEL
Baseball I see lots of scope for an aircraft like this....

I see lots of scope for an aircraft like this. I've spent a good chunk of my career dealing with unmanned aircraft, and this offers great potential opportunities.

- almost no moving parts means...
Forum: Rantidote 24 November 2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,650
Posted By UEL
Baseball Just as a conversation point... Is this not...

Just as a conversation point...

Is this not the way of doing "support" nowadays, regardless of the group or cause?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 November 2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,212
Posted By UEL
Baseball Closest to Emmanuel Macron, least like President...

Closest to Emmanuel Macron, least like President Trump.

Non-Populist left, but pretty close to centre.

I am surprised at just how much of the answers were in the populist portion of the graph.
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