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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 April 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Glasses So, Michael J. Fox's middle name is really The,...

So, Michael J. Fox's middle name is really The, spelled with a J?

Seaboe
Forum: Social Studies 25 April 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Glasses Dogs are definitely different from cats, and I...

Dogs are definitely different from cats, and I agree they shouldn't be expected to obey the commands of strangers. However, given that my BFF's cats all obey commands, I do not think cats are...
Forum: Social Studies 25 April 2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Glasses I play the dominance game with my dog (who weighs...

I play the dominance game with my dog (who weighs 18 lbs and is easily portable--and he knows it) because I've found he is much more likely to obey commands when I do. The dominance game involves...
Forum: SLC 25 April 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Glasses I have a very similar story (driving with my mom,...

I have a very similar story (driving with my mom, passed recklessly by a speeding ass**le, saw said a-hole pulled over by the cops), and yes, it makes me smile to remember, too.

Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 25 April 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 24,828
Glasses Dawn, All threads are composed of plies. A...

Dawn,
All threads are composed of plies. A single ply, no matter how good the fiber used, is going to be weaker than multiple plies. See this post...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 April 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Glasses So, was the idea that if he did jump, he'd land...

So, was the idea that if he did jump, he'd land on one of the trucks, thus not falling far enough to kill himself (or let some poor driver hit him and kill him)?

It's quite an impressive...
Forum: SLC 25 April 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 33,317
Glasses My life has been marginally interesting in the...

My life has been marginally interesting in the Chinese sense for the last couple weeks, but I think the worst has past. TPTB managed to avoid giving me credit for a project I've been working on for...
Forum: Techno-Babble 24 April 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Glasses Re the modeling UEL speaks about, what's...

Re the modeling UEL speaks about, what's interesting to me is when different models give different predictions and (most importantly), the weather guy talks about it.

What gets me is when the...
Forum: Science 24 April 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,157
Glasses Well, for one thing, it wasn't chosen by someone...

Well, for one thing, it wasn't chosen by someone who speaks English. I suspect it's less funny in other languages.

Seaboe
Forum: Social Studies 24 April 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Glasses Personal experience. IME, most people see nothing...

Personal experience. IME, most people see nothing wrong with letting cats run around unleashed, but want dogs under control at all times.

I agree that dogs should be under control at all...
Forum: Social Studies 24 April 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Glasses I bet he has cats, and they run free. Don't...

I bet he has cats, and they run free.

Don't get me wrong--if someone's off-leash dog approaches me in a non-off-leash area, I'm willing to be quite rude about it.

Seaboe
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 April 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Glasses Nope. The movie you're thinking of is about...

Nope. The movie you're thinking of is about taking a subway train and its passengers hostage. I know because of Remington Steele. :lol:

Seaboe
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 April 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 115,967
Glasses The Yellow Cab company, I assume. Or Ford. Take...

The Yellow Cab company, I assume. Or Ford. Take your pick.This is the gimme question of the week. Switzerland, of course. Errr... I mean Swaziland Provenance. Not to be confused with Provence.a...
Forum: Police Blotter 24 April 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,698
Glasses I did my best to read the article (good practice...

I did my best to read the article (good practice for my French). Do I understand correctly that the coins were also found intact?

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 24 April 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,036
Glasses Only if there's someone around to hear it, ganz....

Only if there's someone around to hear it, ganz. ;)

Seaboe
Forum: Social Studies 24 April 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 26,624
Glasses I didn't follow this thread the first time...

I didn't follow this thread the first time around, so if this has already been answered, feel free to direct me up thread.

What percentage of WWII bombs failed to explode?

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 24 April 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,801
Glasses :lol: GenYus, your post was all alone at the...

:lol:

GenYus, your post was all alone at the top of the page for me. What a way to start the morning!

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,036
Glasses Well, in my current project, I use BERT to look...

Well, in my current project, I use BERT to look up BEMS IDs, then move on to PRL and WINCOINS to confirm.

All to find out whether a person worked at a specific NAA site during the 1960s.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 33,317
Glasses Well, first, do a local Google search for...

Well, first, do a local Google search for furniture stores. There may be some local non-chains who might have what you want.

Second, find out whether any of the department stores you have access...
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Glasses I suspect my odd thing (which I've been saving...

I suspect my odd thing (which I've been saving all weekend) is going to get lost in the discussion of generational spacing (note: my g-g father was born in 1839; my grandfather in 1878; my father in...
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 51,340
Glasses Having grown up with responsible smokers, I can...

Having grown up with responsible smokers, I can tell you that smokers who throw their butts out the window do so for a variety of reasons. They consider them biodegradable (which they aren't'; see...
Forum: Police Blotter 23 April 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Glasses Plurabelle, Does your jurisdiction have a law...

Plurabelle,
Does your jurisdiction have a law that says the police must arrest if they suspect domestic violence? Many jurisdictions do (because for a long time, police did not treat DV seriously,...
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 230,746
Glasses Thorny, I'm pretty sure he means the actor. :lol:...

Thorny, I'm pretty sure he means the actor. :lol:

Milly the puppy is adorable, and is making my nephew happy. That makes me happy.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 20 April 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,063
Glasses Errata:<label...

Errata:<label for="rb_iconid_71">http://message.snopes.com/images/icons/icon216.gif</label>:lol:

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 20 April 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,036
Glasses Yesterday, I learned how to create a future date...

Yesterday, I learned how to create a future date countdown in Excel.

Seaboe
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