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Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 December 2017, 08:30 PM
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Views: 932
Posted By UEL
Baseball I got that loud and clear. I was offering only...

I got that loud and clear. I was offering only an example where I am OK with some direction coming down regarding words.

And I am still uncomfortable about it in the US. Because this is being...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 December 2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By UEL
Baseball I work in an area where we have "banned" certain...

I work in an area where we have "banned" certain words. But, it is rarely for political purposes. It is almost always for continuity of messaging and ensuring our communications are unambiguous. ...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 December 2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 66,242
Posted By UEL
Baseball That is why I have not commented. After I made...

That is why I have not commented. After I made my guess, I immediately pulled out the atlas. :fish:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 December 2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,367
Posted By UEL
Baseball Looking into it, I believe I am conflating two...

Looking into it, I believe I am conflating two instances. It looks like Roy Moore's misquoting the bible occurred the night of the election.

The video above looks like it is a legitimate quote...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 December 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,367
Posted By UEL
Baseball I read it in another article. I can't find it in...

I read it in another article. I can't find it in my version, but I also don't know where in the bible his quote came from. The jist is that he changed the words to fit his situation a bit better. ...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 December 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,367
Posted By UEL
Baseball And the bible verse he quoted, according to the...

And the bible verse he quoted, according to the bible, was misstated.

He can't even quote from his own bible accurately.

I'm glad this sideshow to the Russia Enquiry is over. I would still...
Forum: Rantidote 13 December 2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 132,104
Posted By UEL
Baseball Next time I come over, order it to my address,...

Next time I come over, order it to my address, then I'll put it in my suitcase and deliver it. Either that or more Maple Syrup. Your call.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 December 2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,367
Posted By UEL
Baseball Today, we had our Soldier's Appreciation Dinner. ...

Today, we had our Soldier's Appreciation Dinner. It is a dinner once per year where the worker bees, the soldiers, sit down and have the Senior NCOs, Warrant Officers and Officers serve them. It is...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 December 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 66,242
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1, maybe 2 for 7 this week.

1. Pairs of Chromosomes

2. Rudolph Valentino?

3. the audience?

4. Mainland Europe? Good golly. Athens?

5. Grits?
Forum: Rantidote 12 December 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 132,104
Posted By UEL
Baseball I agree, she was a good sport. So were the...

I agree, she was a good sport. So were the others. All the kids were great.

I play Pere Noel/Santa Claus almost every year. I really enjoy doing it.
...
Forum: Rantidote 11 December 2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 132,104
Posted By UEL
Baseball My first world problem today: During the...

My first world problem today:

During the Christmas season, I frequently play Santa Claus/Pere Noel at work functions. I've got quite a method that works well for me in the past.

Today, the...
Forum: SLC 10 December 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,606
Posted By UEL
Baseball We got 25 cm overnight. I suppose that is 10...

We got 25 cm overnight. I suppose that is 10 inches.

Not bad for a first snowfall. Given it is the beginning of the winter, the road crews have been fantastic cleaning the streets. Let's see...
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By UEL
Baseball https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer#Fift...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer#Fifth_Petition

I had heard of it. But, it is more of a Reformation issue.

I learned this as a Liturgical vs non-Liturgical church issue...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,653
Posted By UEL
Baseball My absolute favourite carol. I have the Tom...

My absolute favourite carol. I have the Tom Jackson version, and it gives me goosebumps to hear it.

You beat me to the punch. I came here to post this one. :D
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have a wonderful series of books about all the...

I have a wonderful series of books about all the Crusades. Essentially, a Crusade was a Holy See sanctioned military action against a perceived heresy or heretical region. So, while the most famous...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By UEL
Baseball Very good question, Veruca. I have a few. ...

Very good question, Veruca.

I have a few. And they follow three themes.

First theme, those that dare. It is for those scenes where the mass are going one way and the characters are going...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,891
Posted By UEL
Baseball I was at work and I caught myself using ones that...

I was at work and I caught myself using ones that I did not realise I use. So, I started tracking what was said around me.

Austin Powers references abound (fricken laser beams and a finger to the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,891
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've never heard of this movie. I'll see if I...

I've never heard of this movie. I'll see if I can get it on Netflix. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,891
Posted By UEL
Baseball I quote Casablanca frequently too, but for no...

I quote Casablanca frequently too, but for no other reason than I like to. My current favourite (due to the month we are in) is "It's December 2017 here, what time is it in New York"!

:D
Forum: SLC 08 December 2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,533
Posted By UEL
Baseball If I can dig up 33 year old photos, I certainly...

If I can dig up 33 year old photos, I certainly will.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 December 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 66,242
Posted By UEL
Baseball 0 for 7 this week.

1. Never read the book. Australia?

2. Only Nashville mega-stars I know are Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. All the other ones are dead.

3. Totem?

4. Catalonia and Hispania? I have no clue.
...
Forum: SLC 07 December 2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,533
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've put it out here before, but despite having...

I've put it out here before, but despite having nearly 30 years in uniform, in a testosterone filled workplace focussed on bringing combat forces to bear on an enemy, and being comfortably...
Forum: SLC 07 December 2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,514
Posted By UEL
Baseball We have a problem in New Brunswick like I'm...

We have a problem in New Brunswick like I'm reading elsewhere on this thread where people will get insurance, use it to register the car, then cancel insurance.

Another dirty trick is to get...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 December 2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,891
Posted By UEL
Baseball I frequently use Futurama for many references....

I frequently use Futurama for many references. (Good news everyone)

Plus, I've been known to use the Princess Bride to help a conversation along. (When someone is droning on I start with Hello, my...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 December 2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By UEL
Baseball A craft brewery here got a cease and desist...

A craft brewery here got a cease and desist letter because somewhere in the US, a whiskey maker had a type of whiskey that was named similarly.

So, in a rather humourous twist, the brewer here...
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