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Forum: Rantidote 22 May 2018, 06:22 PM
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Views: 47,072
Posted By Beachlife!
Non standard ways of dealing with leap years... ...

Non standard ways of dealing with leap years...

I'm writing a complex report for a big insurance company. It turns out that they ignore leap years and give leap day for free. Which sounds great...
Forum: Police Blotter 19 May 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,559
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Schools don't generally evacuate for tornado....

Schools don't generally evacuate for tornado. They shelter in place. That's why I asked the question. Tornadoes would seem to be the one emergency where having one door wouldn't be so much of an...
Forum: Police Blotter 19 May 2018, 03:46 PM
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Views: 1,559
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't understand why tornadoes makes that idea...

I don't understand why tornadoes makes that idea worse.
Forum: Police Blotter 18 May 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,559
Posted By Beachlife!
And I'm wrong: Armed Trump Supporter comes to...

And I'm wrong:
Armed Trump Supporter comes to High School... (https://metro.co.uk/2018/05/18/armed-trump-supporter-comes-high-school-ten-killed-say-make-america-great-7557873/)
Forum: Police Blotter 18 May 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,559
Posted By Beachlife!
I think it was a poor choice of words. The...

I think it was a poor choice of words.

The word toting can mean conveyance of an idea. If he was waving a flag or carrying a flag in his hand or had one flying out of his back pocket why didn't...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 May 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,559
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm thinking they weren't being literal. Toting...

I'm thinking they weren't being literal. Toting does not necessarily mean he physically had a flag on him.
Forum: SLC 18 May 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Beachlife!
Since everyone has flaws, aren't you just asking...

Since everyone has flaws, aren't you just asking where the difference between a good person and a bad person is?

For me, its about being unredeemable. Unredeemably bad people are bad people. The...
Forum: Rantidote 18 May 2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 47,072
Posted By Beachlife!
That may be where to place the blame in more...

That may be where to place the blame in more populated places, but I don't recall finding robust internet in rural areas of any country I've been to.
Forum: SLC 17 May 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 62,171
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm in agreement with the doctor.

I'm in agreement with the doctor.
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 May 2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 246,144
Posted By Beachlife!
There's a commercial for Tide pods which starts...

There's a commercial for Tide pods which starts with a couple packing a suitcase while talking about how it is the last minute. And then a girl walks into the room with an overloaded clothes basket;...
Forum: SLC 15 May 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 42,745
Posted By Beachlife!
I was an avid comic book collector 40 years ago,...

I was an avid comic book collector 40 years ago, but haven't even looked at any comic book in decades. I watch all the movies though.

I don't think the two are related much.
Forum: Police Blotter 11 May 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Beachlife!
I think its just a naming thing, at Yale the...

I think its just a naming thing, at Yale the campus security is called the Yale Police department.
Forum: Rantidote 11 May 2018, 03:38 AM
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Views: 47,072
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm sorry, that's a difficult situation to deal...

I'm sorry, that's a difficult situation to deal with. I'm in favor of the alligator option.
Forum: Rantidote 11 May 2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 47,072
Posted By Beachlife!
UEL, I think you are on to something. I'd suggest...

UEL, I think you are on to something. I'd suggest as much to the boss; "hey client X is a pain in the butt and I see you deal with her by giving her freebies, do you want to starting doing that in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 May 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,377
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger The investigation was done by the press. I would...

The investigation was done by the press. I would imagine that it was just a matter of looking at the records and maybe a google search or two.

I'm not saying that its not a ridiculous thing to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 May 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,377
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Such ATMs are notorious for charging exorbitant...

Such ATMs are notorious for charging exorbitant fees. I would hope employees would have some other place to get cash, regardless of where the cash is coming from.
Forum: Social Studies 08 May 2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,627
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I think that if the objection had been from a...

I think that if the objection had been from a Chinese-American member of her own class that it should be taken with much more weight. But coming from a very few random people on the internet, it...
Forum: Social Studies 07 May 2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,627
Posted By Beachlife!
The term Melting Pot was used in one of the...

The term Melting Pot was used in one of the America theme'd episodes of School House Rock which ran until 1985. I graduated from High School in the mid-80s and it was the term used throughout my...
Forum: Social Studies 05 May 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Beachlife!
Toronto accounts for approximately 1/2 of one...

Toronto accounts for approximately 1/2 of one percent of North America's population. That's certainly narrowing it down at least.
Forum: Crash and Burn 04 May 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By Beachlife!
I can't speak for Hawaii, but where my daughter...

I can't speak for Hawaii, but where my daughter lives, in Quito, Ecuador, they are surrounded by volcanoes in various stages of activity. If they were to move out the affected area the city and most...
Forum: Rantidote 04 May 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,029
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I think its very close. Necco wafers have a...

I think its very close. Necco wafers have a little more snap which makes them less chalky to my pallet. I'm not a fan of either, but I dislike Necco wafers less.
Forum: Moot Court 03 May 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,487
Posted By Beachlife!
I've traveled quite a bit; Expecting people to...

I've traveled quite a bit; Expecting people to adhere to the rules of ones faith while visiting a holy site is ubiquitous. Are you suggesting that a Buddhist temple should either be closed to all...
Forum: SLC 02 May 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,794
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I have a particular drawer where I keep anything...

I have a particular drawer where I keep anything that might even come close to fitting that description. A friend of mine has already been assigned to clear it out quietly should anything happen to...
Forum: Social Studies 02 May 2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,627
Posted By Beachlife!
The 'namaste' gesture is becoming increasing...

The 'namaste' gesture is becoming increasing common and more normalized. I wouldn't rule out that the use of it in the picture is completely unrelated to the dress.

Maybe this is a stupid...
Forum: SLC 02 May 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,794
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Sunk cost facility can be a bitch sometimes. ...

Sunk cost facility can be a bitch sometimes.

One of my issues has been that I decide to sell off some of my stuff and then when I see how little its fetching on ebay, I end up deciding to buy...
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