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Forum: Social Studies 27 December 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,721
Posted By dungeondragon18
Apparently "what's in this drink?" was a common...

Apparently "what's in this drink?" was a common phrase at the time; AIUI, it basically meant that the speaker was acting in a way that they normally wouldn't or in a way that was socially improper,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 May 2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,616
Posted By dungeondragon18
My concern with a per-mile tax is that it might...

My concern with a per-mile tax is that it might impact poorer rural folks with longer commutes more than it would richer people living in the city where they work. I think just raising taxes on...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 May 2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,386
Posted By dungeondragon18
My sister and I were discussing the proposed...

My sister and I were discussing the proposed minimum wage increase today, and I pointed out that companies raise their prices all the time (usually due to inflation or the price of gas) and nobody...
Forum: Social Studies 03 March 2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,584
Posted By dungeondragon18
If we figured out what was going on early enough,...

If we figured out what was going on early enough, the chances of an isolated outbreak turning into a full blown zombie apocalypse are very slim. Zombies themselves are only scary if there's already a...
Forum: Social Studies 03 March 2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,997
Posted By dungeondragon18
I don't think they have a legal leg to stand on;...

I don't think they have a legal leg to stand on; she didn't obtain the information by illegal mean, the conversation wasn't illegally recorded, and no one involved was bound by a non-disclosure...
Forum: SLC 26 December 2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,861
Posted By dungeondragon18
My dad gave everyone Nerf guns, so we had an epic...

My dad gave everyone Nerf guns, so we had an epic battle in the living room. I also got a fluffy bathrobe, fuzzy socks, Lego Marvel Superheroes for my 3DS, and a 4x4 Rubik's Cube.
Forum: SLC 25 December 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By dungeondragon18
The power came on sometime last night, so we...

The power came on sometime last night, so we drove home this morning, and just finished opening presents. My uncle still doesn't have power, so he's staying with us for now, but he's glad to be back...
Forum: SLC 25 December 2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By dungeondragon18
Mom says the lights were flickering for a bit,...

Mom says the lights were flickering for a bit, which probably means that we'll have power again sometime tomorrow.

But it just occurred to me that this whole mess has taught me the true meaning...
Forum: SLC 24 December 2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By dungeondragon18
Update: My grandpa, who only lives an hour away,...

Update: My grandpa, who only lives an hour away, invited us to stay with him, and we took him up on the offer. My uncle, who also lost power, is here as well, and he'll drive us home when we get the...
Forum: SLC 23 December 2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By dungeondragon18
We had decided to go to my Grandma's house three...

We had decided to go to my Grandma's house three hours away, but then Mom noticed that our neighbor two doors down has power, so it looks like we're going to stay here instead. We have a fireplace,...
Forum: SLC 23 December 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,071
Posted By dungeondragon18
Having no power sucks

On Saturday, Mid-Michigan got hit by an ice storm. On Sunday morning, I woke up to no power or heat in my house. Dad went out and bought flashlights and we tried to make do by wrapping ourselves in...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 November 2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,889
Posted By dungeondragon18
Dad just got back from dropping the squirrel off...

Dad just got back from dropping the squirrel off at wildlife services. They think he was attacked by a dog, not zapped as we originally thought, and he had a broken leg. He's expected to make a full...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 November 2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,889
Posted By dungeondragon18
The squirrel's looking a little better, but still...

The squirrel's looking a little better, but still isn't up to climbing trees or running away from predators, so Dad's going to take him to wildlife services in a little bit. I'm going to miss the...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 November 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,889
Posted By dungeondragon18
More photos: Here he is on the sidewalk when...

More photos:

Here he is on the sidewalk when my sister first found him.
http://i1351.photobucket.com/albums/p782/dungeondragon181/squirrel2_zps42ad9061.jpg?t=1383943312

And here he is in his...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 November 2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,889
Posted By dungeondragon18
Genyus234: Thanks for fixing my photo! My sister...

Genyus234: Thanks for fixing my photo! My sister googled for info on how to take care of electrocuted squirrels, and apparently keeping them warm is the important thing, and if they're still able to...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 November 2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,889
Posted By dungeondragon18
We found an injured squirrel

A few hours ago, my sister was walking home from work and found a squirrel lying in the middle of the sidewalk. She watched it for a few minutes to see if it was ok, but it seemed stunned and...
Forum: Amusement Bark 04 November 2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 313,500
Posted By dungeondragon18
Is anyone else playing Pokemon X/Y? I've almost...

Is anyone else playing Pokemon X/Y? I've almost completed my Pokedex (542 in the national dex), so if you need anything PM me with your friend code (or post it here) and I'll hook you up.
Forum: Crash and Burn 25 October 2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,158
Posted By dungeondragon18
My mom's a nurse, and was completely baffled by...

My mom's a nurse, and was completely baffled by this story. It's not unusual for patients to go missing from their rooms (elderly or mentally infirm patients sometimes forget where they are and...
Forum: Social Studies 16 October 2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,531
Posted By dungeondragon18
Safety tips are not, by themselves, victim...

Safety tips are not, by themselves, victim blaming, but assuming that women haven't heard the same tips a thousand times before, even though articles like this pop up every time a rape case makes the...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 01 October 2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,576
Posted By dungeondragon18
So... a substance that, if you eat lots of it on...

So... a substance that, if you eat lots of it on a regular basis, might cause relatively manageable health problems (diabetes sucks, but isn't always fatal) a few decades down the road is more...
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 August 2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,947
Posted By dungeondragon18
Rayman: Raving Rabbids: The humor is kind of...

Rayman: Raving Rabbids: The humor is kind of gross (your main weapon is a plunger), but it uses the motion controls to great effect, like spinning the controller over your head to shot-put a cow.
...
Forum: Business Bytes 01 August 2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,266
Posted By dungeondragon18
The PIN for my library card is in the top 5 on...

The PIN for my library card is in the top 5 on that list, except with 6 digits instead of 4. I knew it was easy to guess, but I figured that hackers were unlikely to be stealing people's library...
Forum: Crash and Burn 25 July 2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,015
Posted By dungeondragon18
It's not the voltage that determines how...

It's not the voltage that determines how dangerous an electric shock is, it's the amperage. (Voltage is a measure of "pressure", for lack of a better word, and amperage is a measure of "volume", or...
Forum: Business Bytes 23 June 2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,443
Posted By dungeondragon18
The chain of convenience stores my sister and I...

The chain of convenience stores my sister and I work for phased out paper checks last year (before she started working there, and shortly after I started). Our options are either direct deposit to...
Forum: Social Studies 20 June 2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,933
Posted By dungeondragon18
There was an episode of Futurama (Anthology of...

There was an episode of Futurama (Anthology of Interest: part I) that featured Hawking; the premise was that Hawking, along with other nerd icons like Nichelle Nichols and Gary Gygax, was part of a...
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