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Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 18 December 2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By UEL
Baseball A Traditional But Non-Traditional Christmas Dinner - Ideas?

Hello my valued board colleagues. I have a question for you.

My two daughters are roommates while they are away at university and college. Our family decided to have their first Christmas Dinner...
Forum: Rantidote 18 December 2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 68,742
Posted By UEL
Baseball I haven't complained about drivers in a while. ...

I haven't complained about drivers in a while. But this evening, I have to.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 December 2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is so true. My cousin passed away...

This is so true.

My cousin passed away recently and his parents grieved by not putting on a funeral and going on an extended vacation to their cottage. Most people murmured.

But, we all have...
Forum: Rantidote 17 December 2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 133,143
Posted By UEL
Baseball I am a hug Leonard Cohen fan and have 12 of his...

I am a hug Leonard Cohen fan and have 12 of his albums. Although I don't have anything against tribute albums as a rule, the one Richard mentions is very hard for me to sit through.

I don't like...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 December 2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,567
Posted By UEL
Baseball I got that loud and clear. I was offering only...

I got that loud and clear. I was offering only an example where I am OK with some direction coming down regarding words.

And I am still uncomfortable about it in the US. Because this is being...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 December 2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,567
Posted By UEL
Baseball I work in an area where we have "banned" certain...

I work in an area where we have "banned" certain words. But, it is rarely for political purposes. It is almost always for continuity of messaging and ensuring our communications are unambiguous. ...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 December 2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 66,828
Posted By UEL
Baseball That is why I have not commented. After I made...

That is why I have not commented. After I made my guess, I immediately pulled out the atlas. :fish:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 December 2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,465
Posted By UEL
Baseball Looking into it, I believe I am conflating two...

Looking into it, I believe I am conflating two instances. It looks like Roy Moore's misquoting the bible occurred the night of the election.

The video above looks like it is a legitimate quote...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 December 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,465
Posted By UEL
Baseball I read it in another article. I can't find it in...

I read it in another article. I can't find it in my version, but I also don't know where in the bible his quote came from. The jist is that he changed the words to fit his situation a bit better. ...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 December 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,465
Posted By UEL
Baseball And the bible verse he quoted, according to the...

And the bible verse he quoted, according to the bible, was misstated.

He can't even quote from his own bible accurately.

I'm glad this sideshow to the Russia Enquiry is over. I would still...
Forum: Rantidote 13 December 2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 133,143
Posted By UEL
Baseball Next time I come over, order it to my address,...

Next time I come over, order it to my address, then I'll put it in my suitcase and deliver it. Either that or more Maple Syrup. Your call.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 December 2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,465
Posted By UEL
Baseball Today, we had our Soldier's Appreciation Dinner. ...

Today, we had our Soldier's Appreciation Dinner. It is a dinner once per year where the worker bees, the soldiers, sit down and have the Senior NCOs, Warrant Officers and Officers serve them. It is...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 December 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 66,828
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1, maybe 2 for 7 this week.

1. Pairs of Chromosomes

2. Rudolph Valentino?

3. the audience?

4. Mainland Europe? Good golly. Athens?

5. Grits?
Forum: Rantidote 12 December 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 133,143
Posted By UEL
Baseball I agree, she was a good sport. So were the...

I agree, she was a good sport. So were the others. All the kids were great.

I play Pere Noel/Santa Claus almost every year. I really enjoy doing it.
...
Forum: Rantidote 11 December 2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 133,143
Posted By UEL
Baseball My first world problem today: During the...

My first world problem today:

During the Christmas season, I frequently play Santa Claus/Pere Noel at work functions. I've got quite a method that works well for me in the past.

Today, the...
Forum: SLC 10 December 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,648
Posted By UEL
Baseball We got 25 cm overnight. I suppose that is 10...

We got 25 cm overnight. I suppose that is 10 inches.

Not bad for a first snowfall. Given it is the beginning of the winter, the road crews have been fantastic cleaning the streets. Let's see...
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By UEL
Baseball https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer#Fift...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer#Fifth_Petition

I had heard of it. But, it is more of a Reformation issue.

I learned this as a Liturgical vs non-Liturgical church issue...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,790
Posted By UEL
Baseball My absolute favourite carol. I have the Tom...

My absolute favourite carol. I have the Tom Jackson version, and it gives me goosebumps to hear it.

You beat me to the punch. I came here to post this one. :D
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have a wonderful series of books about all the...

I have a wonderful series of books about all the Crusades. Essentially, a Crusade was a Holy See sanctioned military action against a perceived heresy or heretical region. So, while the most famous...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By UEL
Baseball Very good question, Veruca. I have a few. ...

Very good question, Veruca.

I have a few. And they follow three themes.

First theme, those that dare. It is for those scenes where the mass are going one way and the characters are going...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,965
Posted By UEL
Baseball I was at work and I caught myself using ones that...

I was at work and I caught myself using ones that I did not realise I use. So, I started tracking what was said around me.

Austin Powers references abound (fricken laser beams and a finger to the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,965
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've never heard of this movie. I'll see if I...

I've never heard of this movie. I'll see if I can get it on Netflix. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,965
Posted By UEL
Baseball I quote Casablanca frequently too, but for no...

I quote Casablanca frequently too, but for no other reason than I like to. My current favourite (due to the month we are in) is "It's December 2017 here, what time is it in New York"!

:D
Forum: SLC 08 December 2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,562
Posted By UEL
Baseball If I can dig up 33 year old photos, I certainly...

If I can dig up 33 year old photos, I certainly will.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 December 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 66,828
Posted By UEL
Baseball 0 for 7 this week.

1. Never read the book. Australia?

2. Only Nashville mega-stars I know are Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. All the other ones are dead.

3. Totem?

4. Catalonia and Hispania? I have no clue.
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