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Forum: Rantidote 17 July 2018, 05:14 PM
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Posted By mbravo
:( I discovered yesterday that a chunk of...

:(

I discovered yesterday that a chunk of forest was chopped down near the further entrance to our complex. Some of the trees had fallen down on their own fairly recently but I think they are just...
Forum: Rantidote 17 July 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 274,525
Posted By mbravo
I think when the denial happens is also important...

I think when the denial happens is also important in terms of context. If you deny something after somebody else keeps bringing it up as in thorny locust's case, I'd say that's a valid denial. It's...
Forum: Rantidote 16 July 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 84,838
Posted By mbravo
I guess they are hung up on the phrasing- usually...

I guess they are hung up on the phrasing- usually when you list percentages, it's expected that they'd add up to 100% (or possibly less)- but thinking about it for more than 3 seconds should reveal...
Forum: Rantidote 16 July 2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 52,443
Posted By mbravo
This story reminds me of a puzzle I had as a...

This story reminds me of a puzzle I had as a young child. It was a 100-piece puzzle of the solar system that I religiously would complete every day (I believe to the point where I would actually do...
Forum: Rantidote 16 July 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 72,803
Posted By mbravo
A few weeks ago, something was screwy with my...

A few weeks ago, something was screwy with my computer and Adblock wasn't working. It was unbearable watching anything on youtube during that time. There were programs I watched that had designated...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,079
Posted By mbravo
I've seen flags hanging on houses/flapping on...

I've seen flags hanging on houses/flapping on backs of trucks in worse shape than that, and by people who believe they're being patriotic. :/

I guess the way I see it is, the flag is a symbol, so...
Forum: Business Bytes 16 July 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 609
Posted By mbravo
I could be remembering wrong, but I recall BB...

I could be remembering wrong, but I recall BB shuffling toward its grave back around when I graduated high school/early college. This would have been 08-early 10's.

It was odd because it felt...
Forum: Rantidote 16 July 2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 274,525
Posted By mbravo
There was a good line from a Hey Arnold! episode:...

There was a good line from a Hey Arnold! episode: "Well if you deny it so much, that means it must be true!"
Forum: Rantidote 15 July 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 145,168
Posted By mbravo
Up: I had written a while ago in possibly the...

Up: I had written a while ago in possibly the gardening thread about my orchid plant that was dying. In my new apartment that doesn't have any cats or other predators, I've been able to keep it in a...
Forum: Rantidote 14 July 2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 84,838
Posted By mbravo
Yeah I just meant that kind of tongue in cheek...

Yeah I just meant that kind of tongue in cheek like one extra layer of unpleasantness. I was picturing the scene from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles where John Candy takes his shoes off in the car...
Forum: Rantidote 14 July 2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 84,838
Posted By mbravo
erwins- I hope he/she kept their shoes on :eek:...

erwins- I hope he/she kept their shoes on :eek: :eek:
Forum: Rantidote 13 July 2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 72,803
Posted By mbravo
The fact that people interpret an RSVP date as a...

The fact that people interpret an RSVP date as a suggestion. Come on, people, it's a wedding.... we need head counts.... :/


I know I'm just going to end up having to make calls and it's not the...
Forum: SLC 12 July 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,815
Posted By mbravo
Somehow I missed your post when I responded...

Somehow I missed your post when I responded earlier- Seaboe, I'm sorry to hear about your friend's dad. Seconding thorny locust's sentiments.
Forum: SLC 12 July 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,815
Posted By mbravo
So sorry, Morning! :( :( :( RIP little furry one!

So sorry, Morning! :( :( :( RIP little furry one!
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 July 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 263,078
Posted By mbravo
Sounds like they're trying to "neg" you into...

Sounds like they're trying to "neg" you into buying their product. One of the weirder advertising tactics in my opinion. When I'm insulted by someone/something, I usually want to get away from them,...
Forum: SLC 12 July 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,218
Posted By mbravo
Cheer A ~4 year old kid on a tricycle getting serious...

A ~4 year old kid on a tricycle getting serious air after coming down the hill in the development and taking one of the speed bumps like a ramp.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 11 July 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 683
Posted By mbravo
Icon23 Great experiment! Thanks for the data :) ...

Great experiment! Thanks for the data :)

I'll request suggestions too... I love an herbed butter or other cream/cheese addition to a steak, but SO is mostly-kosher and can't combine meat & milk...
Forum: Rantidote 10 July 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 52,443
Posted By mbravo
I did not, but luckily the meal turned out...

I did not, but luckily the meal turned out tasting pretty good anyway, regardless of watery sauce. I think next time I'd use less chicken and therefore need less water to cover up the solids. I went...
Forum: Rantidote 10 July 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 72,803
Posted By mbravo
Beachlife!: My experience is similar. It comes...

Beachlife!: My experience is similar. It comes down to group dynamic.
Forum: Rantidote 09 July 2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 52,443
Posted By mbravo
Made chicken in the slow cooker. I had to add a...

Made chicken in the slow cooker. I had to add a bit of water (I didn't measure) to make sure the chicken was covered. I'm worried it will be watery and tasteless. It's chicken cacciatore. Maybe later...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 July 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By mbravo
Our cat that lived to be 18 was very overweight...

Our cat that lived to be 18 was very overweight for most of his life. I'd say from about 5 years old on he was 16+ lbs, reaching a high of 22-23 lbs toward the end. He lost a bit of weight in his...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 July 2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,285
Posted By mbravo
I forget if I shared this anecdote here before. ...

I forget if I shared this anecdote here before.

~8-9 years ago, a friend made a post on facebook along the lines of "I don't go to the mechanic if I can't afford to get my car fixed. Why should...
Forum: SLC 02 July 2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,218
Posted By mbravo
Odd thing I felt- the walls have retained a LOT...

Odd thing I felt- the walls have retained a LOT of heat today. Taking my deodorant out of the medicine cabinet and applying it, it was *warm* going on. That's a new one for me.
Forum: SLC 30 June 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,815
Posted By mbravo
In our new apartment, we've made do with having...

In our new apartment, we've made do with having just one air conditioner (located on the East-facing side of the building, in the living room). However with the temperatures in the upper 90's and...
Forum: Rantidote 30 June 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 84,838
Posted By mbravo
I've put things in strange places for "safe...

I've put things in strange places for "safe keeping." I once was cleaning some bookshelves up and wondered why one encyclopedia had such a big gap in it. I opened it up and remembered that in 8th or...
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