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Forum: SLC 31 January 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By Phantom
Should we include examples of scary stories and...

Should we include examples of scary stories and urgent legends? If so, I vote for the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series.
Forum: SLC 29 January 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,267
Posted By Phantom
Icon401 My senior class had a group picture taken on the...

My senior class had a group picture taken on the bleachers. Two guys got the bright idea to unzip and air out their assets. They were towards the back with people in front of them, so there really...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,534
Posted By Phantom
Not quite, but close enough to be freaky! That...

Not quite, but close enough to be freaky! That probably would have scared me even more.
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,534
Posted By Phantom
Me too, *lol*! My name is more of a nickname, and...

Me too, *lol*! My name is more of a nickname, and it's not uncommon, but I never heard it. Made me a bit sad.
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,534
Posted By Phantom
I remember a movie(?) where a guy puts his hand...

I remember a movie(?) where a guy puts his hand in the disposal and gets it stuck. A bratty kid then comes over to turn it on, and he jerks his hand back just in time. He yells at the kid, and the...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,534
Posted By Phantom
I'm also inexplicably freaked out by the old...

I'm also inexplicably freaked out by the old Paramount sound (https://youtu.be/rneGDvjvSU4?t=58s Start at) that was the outtro to many shows in the 80s. I'm guessing that the jarring sound startled...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,534
Posted By Phantom
What a coincidence. I was just talking about this...

What a coincidence. I was just talking about this at work.

Ironically, one movie that scared me as a child was Airplane! Suddenly everyone on the plane started vomiting at once, and then this...
Forum: Book Corner 10 January 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,211
Posted By Phantom
I may get hate mail for this, but I submit the...

I may get hate mail for this, but I submit the original Gunslinger book by Stephen King. I had always been a King fan, but I was unpleasantly surprised at how bad the descriptions and situations...
Forum: Techno-Babble 18 September 2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,018
Posted By Phantom
I'm curious on how how a country's driving habits...

I'm curious on how how a country's driving habits (http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=82530&page=1) could come into play, if a closed course isn't used.
Forum: SLC 18 September 2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 233,560
Posted By Phantom
Visited NYC for a day. In Times Square, I saw a...

Visited NYC for a day. In Times Square, I saw a yellow car with an Autobot emblem and cat eyes for headlights. In Penn Station, I saw a guy with some sort of armored costume. Quite entertaining.
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 104,438
Posted By Phantom
The way Spotify appears on my tablet screen when...

The way Spotify appears on my tablet screen when it prompts me to watch a video for 30 minutes of commercial-free music. I don't object to the prompt itself. The problem is that my iPad won't show...
Forum: Rantidote 13 September 2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 245,209
Posted By Phantom
Similar situation. I used to love roller coasters...

Similar situation. I used to love roller coasters and drop rides for that reason. Now, my stomach instinctively clenches up, and it's painful and not enjoyable. I've found, though, that I may be able...
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 September 2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,377
Posted By Phantom
Yes...

Yes (https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2017/7/17/15986042/dc-security-robot-k5-falls-into-water). It took the taxation a bit too much to heart.
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 September 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,377
Posted By Phantom
Curious as to how this turns out, since the...

Curious as to how this turns out, since the Prudential Center in Boston has one too (http://boston.cbslocal.com/2017/05/18/high-tech-security-robot-prudential-center/).
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,527
Posted By Phantom
Hello, me! Meet the REAL me!

Hello, me! Meet the REAL me!
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,527
Posted By Phantom
Did you have anything interesting to say? :fish:

Did you have anything interesting to say? :fish:
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,527
Posted By Phantom
I no longer answer my landline or cell phone...

I no longer answer my landline or cell phone unless I know who is calling. With the cell phone, I will click the power button to silence it, so as to not have to listen to the ringing and disturb...
Forum: SLC 29 August 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 194,918
Posted By Phantom
Running questions

I've started running more seriously this year, and I'm hoping that some Snopesters can answer my questions (even though it's not strictly weight-loss related).

I've heard of a running "season",...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 June 2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 163,446
Posted By Phantom
My mother likes eating raw eggbow noodles...

My mother likes eating raw eggbow noodles directly from the package. The cats learned how to hook their paw inside and snag them.
They also learned how to (try to) open the door by pushing on the...
Forum: SLC 14 June 2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 145,594
Posted By Phantom
I don't usually feel this way about AC, but it...

I don't usually feel this way about AC, but it can happen sometimes. I had this feeling when I visited Colorado. The elevation caused the air to feel 'thin' and that I wasn't getting enough oxygen as...
Forum: SLC 14 June 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 145,594
Posted By Phantom
I have a similar problem. I feel cold very...

I have a similar problem. I feel cold very easily, so the AC is my frenemy. A little goes a long way for me, but nearly everywhere has it turned up too high. If I go to the movies or shopping, I have...
Forum: SLC 06 June 2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 41,446
Posted By Phantom
Right as I was browsing this thread, I saw this...

Right as I was browsing this thread, I saw this sticker on a sandwich. It talked about a local farm stand and their offerings, including:
Fresh DJs & Barber Shop.

In reality:
Fresh Seafood &...
Forum: Rantidote 23 May 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 185,030
Posted By Phantom
I'm disappointed at the overall trend of...

I'm disappointed at the overall trend of sports/exercise stores closing down. In the past few years, I've seen City Sports and Sports Authority close, several Eastern Mountain Sports stores are...
Forum: SLC 17 May 2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 230,746
Posted By Phantom
Cheer I've been trying off an on to pair my Fitbit...

I've been trying off an on to pair my Fitbit Surge in Classic mode with my Android phone to control the music. Even Fitbit support hadn't been successful. I was just about to post here for help, when...
Forum: Social Studies 15 March 2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,817
Posted By Phantom
I've had mostly good luck with the HE washer and...

I've had mostly good luck with the HE washer and dryer set. They are so much better than our old set. The top-loading machine wouldn't hold much, so I couldn't wash comforters, and had to do smaller...
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