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Forum: Social Studies 24 January 2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 706
Posted By RichardM
All his (Exes live in Texas..) x's look lower...

All his (Exes live in Texas..) x's look lower case to me on my computer. But what I think he is saying is that the only time he used x or X was as a symbol for multiplication but then he switched to...
Forum: Social Studies 24 January 2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 706
Posted By RichardM
UEL, I would have thought that being in the...

UEL, I would have thought that being in the Artillery, you would have need to mark a location on a map and we all know that "X" marks the spot. :)
Forum: Fun House 23 January 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By RichardM
I will confess to finding a sweet roll under a...

I will confess to finding a sweet roll under a pile of drawings once in my office. It was only a week old though.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 23 January 2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,209
Posted By RichardM
Hence the joke about why northerners play hockey....

Hence the joke about why northerners play hockey. :)
Forum: SLC 22 January 2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 108,416
Posted By RichardM
I never looked down, just up at the sky.

I never looked down, just up at the sky.
Forum: SLC 22 January 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 53,625
Posted By RichardM
Of course, in my case, the manual I would need...

Of course, in my case, the manual I would need would be for the device I had downloaded the manuals on. :)
Forum: Business Bytes 22 January 2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 41,722
Posted By RichardM
I have no idea about the specifics of the LIDAR...

I have no idea about the specifics of the LIDAR used in the vehicles but I do know there are very specific limits on laser power before limits on exposure are required. These limits are to prevent...
Forum: Police Blotter 20 January 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By RichardM
This is a frequent plot line in the Agatha Raisin...

This is a frequent plot line in the Agatha Raisin books by M.C. Beaton. It is used for humor and perhaps pathos. (Agatha is a middle aged private detective.)
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 20 January 2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,209
Posted By RichardM
Old joke from my youth in Alabama: Why do...

Old joke from my youth in Alabama:

Why do Northerners play hockey? Because they have to find something to do with their biscuits.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 20 January 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By RichardM
Haven't gotten that far in the owners manual yet.

Haven't gotten that far in the owners manual yet.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 20 January 2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By RichardM
The new oven/microwave got installed yesterday....

The new oven/microwave got installed yesterday. Finally figured out why it was so expensive. The microwave also will function as a regular oven, warming oven, warm place to put the bread in to rise,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 January 2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,372
Posted By RichardM
"John Steinbeck once said that socialism never...

"John Steinbeck once said that socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires."

Also attributed to...
Forum: SLC 17 January 2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,313
Posted By RichardM
Congratulations UEL. My entire "military career"...

Congratulations UEL. My entire "military career" lasted 6 hours, just long enough to flunk the basic physical due to a bum knee, not shadowy x-rays of possible bone spurs. My knee had/has a 6"...
Forum: Social Studies 17 January 2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,119
Posted By RichardM
It is my opinion based on what I have read. Note,...

It is my opinion based on what I have read. Note, that in a court of law, I am allowed to have an opinion only one electrical matters. Outside of court, opinions are like a******s, everybody has one...
Forum: Social Studies 17 January 2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,119
Posted By RichardM
So unless I can pass the Daubert standard for...

So unless I can pass the Daubert standard for expert witness testimony (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daubert_standard) I can't make any claims about any thing?
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 17 January 2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By RichardM
I recall reading about packaged avocado, mostly...

I recall reading about packaged avocado, mostly because of the novel means of packaging. Not sure of the brands but here is one that I found:...
Forum: Social Studies 16 January 2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,119
Posted By RichardM
Very well, all flat earthers think they know more...

Very well, all flat earthers think they know more than all the scientists who say the earth is round. All of these flat earthers know this because common sense tells them this. You can't see the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 January 2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By RichardM
Actually, that is a quote from the orange thing,...

Actually, that is a quote from the orange thing, isn't it?
Forum: Social Studies 16 January 2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,119
Posted By RichardM
Flat earthers, anti-vaxers, moon landing deniers,...

Flat earthers, anti-vaxers, moon landing deniers, climate change deniers, etc. all claim that they have superior knowledge of things that, in reality, they know nothing about. Most of the time they...
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 34,364
Posted By RichardM
This could have been done before the shut down....

This could have been done before the shut down. However, the State Department was decimated in the early days of the Trump administration.

Trump trusts his gut more than experts. The only person...
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 34,364
Posted By RichardM
Instead of sending thousands of troops to the...

Instead of sending thousands of troops to the border, send State Department workers to the southern part of Mexico to start the paper work on asylum seekers there.
Forum: Social Studies 14 January 2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,119
Posted By RichardM
Let a flat earther try to plot the course. And...

Let a flat earther try to plot the course. And use their own maps.
Forum: SLC 13 January 2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 53,625
Posted By RichardM
Don't forget that it cost less to dry clean my...

Don't forget that it cost less to dry clean my suit than yours. After all, at over 6' and 200 lbs, there is more cloth in my suit than yours.
Forum: SLC 12 January 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 108,416
Posted By RichardM
A large 4 wheel drive tractor with a big disc...

A large 4 wheel drive tractor with a big disc behind it filling up with fuel at a gas station.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 11 January 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,092
Posted By RichardM
Very good!

Very good!
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