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Forum: Amusement Bark 18 August 2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By UEL
Baseball It looked like every player but the third baseman...

It looked like every player but the third baseman thought the ball had been caught, so they pursued the third out, but in reality it was the fourth out.

If someone told me of a triple play where...
Forum: Rantidote 16 August 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,980
Posted By UEL
Baseball I saw one that a Trump supporter on one FB thread...

I saw one that a Trump supporter on one FB thread put up to confront those that did not agree.

Then, I saw the same meme (more or less**) put up by a Trump opposer to confront those that did not...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 August 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By UEL
Icon06 I'm going to have to hit my old blues collection...

I'm going to have to hit my old blues collection tonight. I have a lot of her work there. Gonna be a soulful evening.

RIP
Forum: Police Blotter 16 August 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By UEL
Baseball I believe that last post was out of the order.

I believe that last post was out of the order.
Forum: Book Corner 15 August 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,315
Posted By UEL
Baseball Marte tells me that the names common from his...

Marte tells me that the names common from his town (just outside Manila) are:

- Estrada
- Cruz
- Marcello
- Soraino
- Rosales

He tells me that they don't tend to do that double-barrelled...
Forum: Book Corner 15 August 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,315
Posted By UEL
Baseball I'm expensive. I demand a copy of your final...

I'm expensive. I demand a copy of your final draft for me to read and enjoy! That and not a penny more!

And, Marte is a real good guy in real life too. Army officer. I can see him flying planes.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 August 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 157,574
Posted By UEL
Baseball 2 this week. I'm slowing down.

1. I know the name Pyrrhic Victory comes from it. I believe Pyrrhus was the leader.

2. New York has so many landmarks. I have no clue. Statue of Liberty. Although, I like the name "Costume...
Forum: Book Corner 15 August 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,315
Posted By UEL
Baseball There are a lot of religious and Spanish names,...

There are a lot of religious and Spanish names, so Joseph and Reynaldo are both very popular. The Joseph instead of Jose is mostly due to the influence of the US on Filipino economics and culture,...
Forum: Police Blotter 15 August 2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By UEL
Baseball I guess the vow of silence allowed her to flirt...

I guess the vow of silence allowed her to flirt online.

In reality, though, she is a novice smuggler.

Ba dum dup
Forum: SLC 13 August 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,882
Posted By UEL
Baseball My brother, in Vancouver, was walking to work and...

My brother, in Vancouver, was walking to work and passed a Volkswagen gathering in an old parking lot. There were dozens of vintage Volkswagens there. He took a bunch of photos and that was neat.
...
Forum: SLC 13 August 2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 75,816
Posted By UEL
Baseball I hear you. I've reconnected through a FB group...

I hear you. I've reconnected through a FB group with some people I went to school with, and they look old. Some look like the spitting image of their parents as I remember them.

Thank gawd I...
Forum: SLC 12 August 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 75,816
Posted By UEL
Baseball About five years ago, I asked a question on this...

About five years ago, I asked a question on this board about finding a grave in the region where I live. It was for a friend of mine that was murdered in 1991 in Europe, but was buried here in...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 August 2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,610
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think ASL is close to the definition I am...

I think ASL is close to the definition I am using. For example, someone like Sandra Bullock, will she be remembered for her role in Speed, or her role in Blind Side? In one, it was a very, very...
Forum: SLC 10 August 2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 75,816
Posted By UEL
Icon06 Suspect in custody. Danger is over. Now the...

Suspect in custody. Danger is over.

Now the police are asking everyone to avoid that part of the city to allow them to investigate without interference.

Cripes. What a soul crusher.
Forum: SLC 10 August 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 75,816
Posted By UEL
Icon06 Active shooter going on in town now for almost 2...

Active shooter going on in town now for almost 2 hours.

At least 4 confirmed dead, and reports are that there may be up to 7 total, including 2 police.

I can't wait for the rumours to die down...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 August 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By UEL
Baseball By coincidence, my older daughter got a kitten...

By coincidence, my older daughter got a kitten yesterday.

We now have a Polly in the family.

I am looking forward to meeting Polly in September!

I will post a picture soon.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 August 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,640
Posted By UEL
Baseball From a soldier that has been called out to fight...

From a soldier that has been called out to fight more than one fire in the prairies, I disagree.

Also, we lost a good part of the city of Fort MacMurray to devastating fires. And the land around...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 August 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,640
Posted By UEL
Baseball Jimmy has hit upon the major point of that paper...

Jimmy has hit upon the major point of that paper I was referring to earlier.

I wish there was some way I could get the graphics from my lessons onto here.

I'll try writing it out. There are...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 August 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,052
Posted By UEL
Baseball On my Twitter feed last night, someone posted a...

On my Twitter feed last night, someone posted a picture of the InfoWars user agreement.

In it, it specifically stated that as a private entity it was not bound by the First Amendment so it could...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,052
Posted By UEL
Baseball However, it just became a lot harder for new...

However, it just became a lot harder for new people to the conspiracy to get easy access to the information.

In the end, I suspect that it will diminish the Jones fed conspiracy effect.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,640
Posted By UEL
Baseball A scientist provided an analysis about a decade...

A scientist provided an analysis about a decade ago about the growth of these fires in frequency and intensity.

I learned about this as his analysis method is one that we now use for evaluating...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 August 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,610
Posted By UEL
Baseball Just had a thought... How the heck do we...

Just had a thought...

How the heck do we select for Tom Hanks?

Forrest Gump
Capt Miller in Private Ryan
Langdon from the Da Vinci Code/Angels and Demons/Inferno etc
Woody from Toy Story...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 August 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,610
Posted By UEL
Baseball Rick Moranis' iconic role depends upon when and...

Rick Moranis' iconic role depends upon when and where you were. For me, it is as Bob McKenzie. Not the others.

Humphrey Bogart. Rick from Casablanca or Sam Spade from Maltese Falcon? I'd go with...
Forum: Techno-Babble 06 August 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By UEL
Baseball It's funny. For years I imagined what the planets...

It's funny. For years I imagined what the planets would smell like. And I'll tell you, Jupiter had the smell of decomposition in my head. I don't know why, but it was all composting vegetable peels...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 August 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 157,574
Posted By UEL
Baseball I never would have put that together. Very cool!

I never would have put that together. Very cool!
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