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Forum: Social Studies 19 February 2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By DrRocket
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.......

Friedman said in a 2005 interview with the Veterans History...
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 February 2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 321,412
Posted By DrRocket
I've noticed that some radio commercials here...

I've noticed that some radio commercials here have been editing the silence out of the actual ad, then, in addition, speeding up the disclaimers.
Forum: Rantidote 15 February 2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 45,618
Posted By DrRocket
The last building I worked at had toilets that...

The last building I worked at had toilets that were particularly "excitable". They would flush at the mere hint of movement.

I took to keeping a piece of black electrician's tape in my wallet....
Forum: Rantidote 12 February 2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 45,618
Posted By DrRocket
I've been dealing with allergies my entire life,...

I've been dealing with allergies my entire life, and I second TL's suggestion. This sort of thing could be serious. I believe it's worth a cautionary visit with a doctor.

Hope you're feeling...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,427
Posted By DrRocket
Yes, I did. Is there something unnatural or...

Yes, I did. Is there something unnatural or unhealthy about that?



Yes, we do, and I'm glad to have it.



"Just" to ease my curiosity?? Well excuse me. He's my brother. I love him dearly....
Forum: SLC 11 February 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,427
Posted By DrRocket
oh brother where art thou

Wasn't sure where to put this.

About 20-21 years ago, my brother (One of four) packed some belongings into his car, left his apartment in the middle of the night, and dropped out of sight. We...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,427
Posted By DrRocket
-24 deg F and falling. I usually never bother to...

-24 deg F and falling. I usually never bother to warm up the car before I leave work.

I just may make an exception tonight...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,427
Posted By DrRocket
You have my heart-felt condolences, GM. :(

You have my heart-felt condolences, GM. :(
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 January 2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By DrRocket
Ponder Well I'll be. The Turnip actually blinked first.

Well I'll be. The Turnip actually blinked first.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 January 2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By DrRocket
Fight It's off: Pelosi says no State of Union while govt shut

In a high-stakes case of dare and double-dare, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice Wednesday that President Donald Trump won't be allowed to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint...
Forum: Fun House 24 January 2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By DrRocket
Back in 2002, the powers that be decided a...

Back in 2002, the powers that be decided a contract worker wasn't, so they gave him his walking papers. Gave him 30 minutes to clean out his desk before he was escorted to the door. I remember he was...
Forum: SLC 23 January 2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 54,900
Posted By DrRocket
D'oh! Son of a gun! THAT'S why I'm seeing some...

Son of a gun! THAT'S why I'm seeing some pictures, but not others. It's blocked here too.

I'm going to have to find a photo hosting site that isn't.
Forum: SLC 22 January 2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 54,900
Posted By DrRocket
Driver The reason it's not been modified or hot rodded...

The reason it's not been modified or hot rodded yet is because it's a four door post. They're just not as cool as a two door, plain and simple.

That's changing. Wagons have become cool. You now...
Forum: Rantidote 22 January 2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 45,618
Posted By DrRocket
Cervus. These people are not "professional"...

Cervus. These people are not "professional" painters. The contractor hired people off the street, handed them brushes and said "Here, paint that with this paint. Oh, and try not to slop the paint too...
Forum: SLC 14 January 2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 54,900
Posted By DrRocket
Those auction cars are also, for the most part,...

Those auction cars are also, for the most part, in superb, flawless condition.

Something that people who are trying to sell a rusty, beaten up "classic" for top dollar fail to take into...
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 26,941
Posted By DrRocket
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Forum: Social Studies 11 January 2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,802
Posted By DrRocket
I think it' time to retire the practice. ...

I think it' time to retire the practice.

Adding my own $0.02 worth, it's been several years since I've attended a stick and ball sport at one of the local venues, so I have no idea if the local...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 11 January 2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,561
Posted By DrRocket
So, how did the standing rib roast turn out?...

So, how did the standing rib roast turn out? :confused:
Forum: Social Studies 10 January 2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,802
Posted By DrRocket
Icon105 Is It Time to Kiss This In-Arena Stunt Goodbye?

For more than three decades, kiss cams have been seen as a lighthearted, silly part of the sports fan experience. But in our current cultural environment, the gimmick raises questions about...
Forum: SLC 07 January 2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 115,758
Posted By DrRocket
I've called 911 to report objects on the road...

I've called 911 to report objects on the road surface before, and they've never had a problem with it. Even if not hit, an accident could occur if a driver swerving to avoid it makes contact with...
Forum: Techno-Babble 04 January 2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By DrRocket
Airplane Scrap Value of an A380

Or: How the Airbus A380 superjumbo went from an airline status symbol to being sold for spare parts in just 10 years

The Airbus A380 entered service in 2007 with great fanfare. A decade later, the...
Forum: SLC 03 January 2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 179,204
Posted By DrRocket
Yep, that's what happened. No big thing. I...

Yep, that's what happened.

No big thing. I was just curious.
Forum: SLC 03 January 2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 179,204
Posted By DrRocket
[QUOTE=GenYus234;1993921]Are you seeing broken...

[QUOTE=GenYus234;1993921]Are you seeing broken links or things like the "bandwidth exceeded" images?

Also, I can still see all the images on this page.[/QUOT

I see nothing but the text of the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 January 2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By DrRocket
Since he originated from local television up...

Since he originated from local television up here, and got his start with the AWA, again a local organization, his passing is getting quite a bit of coverage up here.

RIP Mean Gene.
Forum: SLC 02 January 2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 179,204
Posted By DrRocket
I'm not quite sure why, but I am no longer seeing...

I'm not quite sure why, but I am no longer seeing any of the pictures that have been posted for the past couple of months. :confused::(
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