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Forum: Police Blotter 25 April 2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By UEL
Baseball The one bright thing that this tragedy did was...

The one bright thing that this tragedy did was introduce the world to James Shaw Jr.

The world needs more people like James Shaw Jr.

Not only did he wrestle with the shooter. He has set up a...
Forum: SLC 25 April 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 33,317
Posted By UEL
Baseball That's good. Because you guys are all speaking...

That's good. Because you guys are all speaking words I know, but in that combination I haven't a clue.
Forum: Techno-Babble 25 April 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By UEL
Baseball He's a good Caper. You can read my mind. ...

He's a good Caper. You can read my mind.

I've got family in his town and they all love him. I do too!
Forum: SLC 25 April 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 51,340
Posted By UEL
Baseball Good one. And another from CTV today. A trick...

Good one. And another from CTV today. A trick called "ghosting".

https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/ghosts-in-google-maps-a-risk-to-banks-and-national-security-internet-police-claim-1.3899691
Forum: Techno-Babble 25 April 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have a friend I've known since I was a kid who...

I have a friend I've known since I was a kid who is a retired meteorologist. He puts out unofficial forecasts on Facebook for those of us in the Atlantic provinces.

His issue with the models (his...
Forum: Techno-Babble 24 April 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By UEL
Baseball When I was working in the UK, I took a Ballistic...

When I was working in the UK, I took a Ballistic Meteorology course. We studied weather, clouds etc as it impacts the flight of a projectile. We got to tour the BBC weather studios and talk with...
Forum: Science 24 April 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 23,485
Posted By UEL
Baseball By happy coincidence, I was listening to a...

By happy coincidence, I was listening to a podcast on my way into work today that discussed using DNA to find these mysterious creatures. It focussed on the Yeti (it had recently been proven that...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 April 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Posted By UEL
Baseball That's why I put it second. I know that Fry on...

That's why I put it second. I know that Fry on Futurama has the same, as probably do many others that just don't jump to mind. I don't know most of the other characters well enough to guess...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 April 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I can picture the cabs, but never in my life...

1. I can picture the cabs, but never in my life did I ever think to learn what company made them.

2. The kingdom formerly known as Swaziland.

3. I believe that is provenance.

4. I used to...
Forum: Police Blotter 23 April 2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By UEL
Baseball I heard about this at work, rode my bike home,...

I heard about this at work, rode my bike home, then read the news.

I was almost physically sick.

Between Humboldt and now Toronto, and collateral issues in Tennessee and Europe, I don't know if...
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,036
Posted By UEL
Baseball I work in an area full of abbreviations. ...

I work in an area full of abbreviations.

This was last week's: MCP

Depending upon your subject, it is either minor capital project, or major capital project. You can even have one that moves...
Forum: SLC 22 April 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By UEL
Baseball Indeed. When I was 24 and had not yet my...

Indeed.

When I was 24 and had not yet my wife, I was set up on a blind date by some friends with a woman who was 33. Being a good sport, but not wanting a relationship that was that age divergent...
Forum: SLC 21 April 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By UEL
Baseball I am a member of a club that has members all over...

I am a member of a club that has members all over the world. Of course, I'm in the Canadian society, but as a member, I can join any of the various Facebook groups worldwide. They have some on...
Forum: Rantidote 20 April 2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 35,299
Posted By UEL
Baseball I just realised who posted. Good to see you...

I just realised who posted. Good to see you Latiam. Glad to see you are still around!

:)
Forum: SLC 18 April 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 51,340
Posted By UEL
Baseball My BIL is a garbage man, I'll ask to see if he...

My BIL is a garbage man, I'll ask to see if he knows. He's probably going to say "Because we've always done it that way".

But I would submit, it was an efficiency thing. The garbage truck we had...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 April 2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Ceylon, Madagascar or Java? I'm going with...

1. Ceylon, Madagascar or Java? I'm going with Madagascar for no other reason than I've seen the movie.

2. I have not thought about Tootsie Pops since the 1980s. I never knew a bird was...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 April 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By UEL
Baseball That the loudest spokesperson for Trump outside...

That the loudest spokesperson for Trump outside his actual administration has a legal linkage to him through a shady fixer.

As it was stated by a pundit today "you try to put that in a screenplay...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 April 2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By UEL
Baseball That is a plot twist I would never have...

That is a plot twist I would never have envisioned.

Wow, the lynchpin is Cohen.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 April 2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 251,874
Posted By UEL
Baseball He's the Regimental Sergeant Major. He's a bit...

He's the Regimental Sergeant Major. He's a bit off.

Just kidding.

He grew up in the same neighbourhood as Mario Lemieux (perhaps the most famous Penguin) and has been pretty well a lifetime...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 April 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 251,874
Posted By UEL
Baseball Sorry for not replying sooner. I have been busy...

Sorry for not replying sooner. I have been busy this weekend.

The tragedy in Saskatchewan has manifested itself in many ways. One was the Jersey day (hence the photo) on 12 April where Canadians...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 April 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,024
Posted By UEL
Baseball I don't agree. There are many in the GOP...

I don't agree.

There are many in the GOP that are standing up for their conscience. You've got sitting Senators and Representatives that are quite vocal about their opposition to the lunacy...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 April 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 251,874
Posted By UEL
Baseball My unit is one of the very few in Canada to have...

My unit is one of the very few in Canada to have an official mascot. The Royal 22nd Regiment (the Vandoos) have a goat. We have a dog.
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 April 2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Posted By UEL
Baseball And here I thought the current team in Washington...

And here I thought the current team in Washington was called the Senators. I realise now that they are the Nationals.

I need to pay more attention to that sport when it does not involve the Blue...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 10 April 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By UEL
Baseball That is my problem. I have no freezer. So, I'm...

That is my problem. I have no freezer. So, I'm not able to exercise that option.

By June, though, it should be moot. I will have a freezer by then.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 April 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. My favourite technique. Making life sized...

1. My favourite technique. Making life sized photos appear to be done in miniature. I almost bought a tilt-shift lens, but it was far too much for me to have a toy.

2. I know a lot of Kims and...
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