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Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 March 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By UEL
Baseball I can see a dog liking to stand facing the wind....

I can see a dog liking to stand facing the wind. It is similar to a dog sticking their head out a car window. Some have postulated that having the wind blow right up their nostrils allows for the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 March 2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,041
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Taxi being key during the mid 70s, I would...

1. Taxi being key during the mid 70s, I would guess that would be De Niro.

2. Aha! One I know off the top of my head. I even know how it got its name. Answer is 25. And, krap. After looking at...
Forum: Rantidote 12 March 2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 34,292
Posted By UEL
Baseball Nope. Changing the clocks does not add an extra...

Nope. Changing the clocks does not add an extra hour of daylight.

Seriously, I have heard 3 people today believe that it is adding daylight hours, not shifting daylight hours.

I mean, I realise...
Forum: SLC 11 March 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,951
Posted By UEL
Icon06 Found out today that a very good friend of mine...

Found out today that a very good friend of mine lost a first cousin on that Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

He described his cousin in such detail and brought a human face to the tragedy.

It is...
Forum: Fun House 09 March 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By UEL
Baseball That was fantastic. I am not a real follower of...

That was fantastic. I am not a real follower of pop culture, so most actors are beyond my ability to recognise, but the audience reaction was great and I definitely caught the humour in the end.
...
Forum: Announcements 08 March 2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,844
Posted By UEL
Baseball I remember the cookies. It got to be truly...

I remember the cookies. It got to be truly annoying.

Those were the days of having 12-15 active threads where there was plenty of discussion. But, there'd be an intense discussion on the war in...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 08 March 2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By UEL
Baseball I am guilty of this. Very guilty. To the point of...

I am guilty of this. Very guilty. To the point of people commenting on it.

Same breakfast for ever. Same lunch at work, forever.

I spent 7 months eating the same sandwich daily for lunch, until...
Forum: Rantidote 06 March 2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 130,003
Posted By UEL
Baseball I hear you. I went back to get my wallet and ID....

I hear you. I went back to get my wallet and ID. I was at the checkout at the grocery store when I discovered I left it, so I needed it.

Tomorrow, I'll be better (and I've probably jinxed myself)
Forum: Rantidote 05 March 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 130,003
Posted By UEL
Baseball I forgot my mobile phone at home this morning. No...

I forgot my mobile phone at home this morning. No worries, I knew where it was.

This afternoon, I changed out of my uniform to come home. Left my wallet and ID at work. Still in my uniform...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 March 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,041
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Identifying a comet (Hale-Bopp). Just listened...

1. Identifying a comet (Hale-Bopp). Just listened to an excellent podcast about the Heaven's Gate cult that thought that comet was a vehicle to another place.

2. No clue. The USS Enterprise?

3....
Forum: Crash and Burn 05 March 2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By UEL
Baseball I live within a short distance**, relatively...

I live within a short distance**, relatively speaking, of Presque Isle.

I am surprised they allowed flights today. Weather was really bad.

** the roads aren't straight and there is an...
Forum: Announcements 03 March 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,844
Posted By UEL
Baseball Mines is still ULMB. It has been nearly 18...

Mines is still ULMB.

It has been nearly 18 years since I've been on these boards.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 March 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,041
Posted By UEL
Baseball Isn't number 6 "commodities" such as gold, oil,...

Isn't number 6 "commodities" such as gold, oil, wheat and Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice?

I've been on the road all week and was unable to play in a decent time. So, I'll admit to number 6 being...
Forum: SLC 24 February 2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,951
Posted By UEL
Baseball Stanley Donen passed away. I never knew his...

Stanley Donen passed away.

I never knew his name, but the pictures he directed rank among some of my favourites. I'm glad for his work, and even though I just learned of his genius, I mourn his...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 February 2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,041
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I don't know my Dutch artists. I was in the...

1. I don't know my Dutch artists. I was in the Rijksmuseum and saw hundreds. I'll guess Rembrandt.

2. Pharoah. I have a buddy with this name.

3. Was that the Liberator?

4. I dunno....
Forum: Rantidote 16 February 2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 56,956
Posted By UEL
Flame Not a little thing, but not worth a new thread......

Not a little thing, but not worth a new thread...

My Uncle (Dad's brother) died in 1976 as a young man. My Grandparents bought a triple plot in the nearby cemetery and put up a nice headstone. I...
Forum: SLC 13 February 2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,951
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think this might be a key difference between...

I think this might be a key difference between our two countries. Here, it is still focussed largely on the loss of life. Many Remembrance Day ceremonies here have readings of letters from the...
Forum: Rantidote 13 February 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 56,956
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is one at work where the sensor is aimed so...

There is one at work where the sensor is aimed so that when you activate the sensor, the water is flowing and nothing is getting wet. You can only use it one hand at a time. Very poorly built (I...
Forum: Business Bytes 12 February 2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,283
Posted By UEL
Baseball There was an incident that made the "buyer...

There was an incident that made the "buyer beware" section of one of the blog websites.

Paraphrasing here, but someone tried to do the hidden city thing by flying from New York to Atlanta, to...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,951
Posted By UEL
Baseball I had a sibling disappear for 18 years under...

I had a sibling disappear for 18 years under similar circumstances. We'd get hints that he was alive (a bill for hospital care, a call for a job reference etc) every couple of years.

In 2013,...
Forum: Language 12 February 2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By UEL
Baseball It's funny. though experience, I've built up...

It's funny. though experience, I've built up internal definitions close to the ones presented here.

Now I am chuffed to see that there are now "official" definitions.

:lol:
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 February 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,041
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Haven't a clue. Arnold Schwarzenegger. 2....

1. Haven't a clue. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

2. I'm going to guess the Crimean War

3. I am suspecting ragweed.

4. Yokazuna? I am highly certain I am wrong.

5. I can't think of any Broadway...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,951
Posted By UEL
Baseball Death Cult? Are you kidding me? I lost 14...

Death Cult? Are you kidding me?

I lost 14 friends and colleagues in operations in the Balkans, Middle East and Afghanistan. The had many friends, all had families, and their loss impacted many.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 February 2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,063
Posted By UEL
Baseball One problem we have here with the idea of large...

One problem we have here with the idea of large rates on estate taxes, especially on assets, is that oftentimes, the estate does not have liquid cash to pay said taxes.

Case I'm thinking of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 February 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,041
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I believe that would be Kaepernick. 2....

1. I believe that would be Kaepernick.

2. There was no farewell tour associated with it.

3. I don't know the name of a single district in Seoul.

4. Executive Officer, or XO.

5. Rhodesia...
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