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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 June 2016, 06:01 PM
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Posted By pob14
Good catch on Music Man. I know nothing of Pal...

Good catch on Music Man. I know nothing of Pal Joey or Newsies so I'll take your word for those. I've been trying to come up with one for Ragtime without peeking, but I guess it's been too long...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 June 2016, 04:42 PM
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Posted By pob14
#7: It doesn't say "only" these musicals, which...

#7: It doesn't say "only" these musicals, which increases the difficulty, perhaps . . . Many of them seem to have songs with cities in their titles:

The Book of Mormon = Sal Tlay Kacity (Salt Lake...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 May 2016, 08:28 PM
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Views: 286,523
Posted By pob14
Who? I'm not seeing that.

Who? I'm not seeing that.
Forum: Entertainment 06 April 2016, 06:25 PM
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Views: 12,944
Posted By pob14
SAG-AFTRA, as it's now known, has an entire...

SAG-AFTRA, as it's now known, has an entire website (http://youngperformers.sagaftra.org/) devoted to young performers, including information on the Coogan Law...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,802
Posted By pob14
These discussions always remind me of something I...

These discussions always remind me of something I heard, I think on one of the Kermit Schaefer "blooper" records (so, probably faked): a woman is asked if she's a natural-born citizen, and she...
Forum: Entertainment 06 January 2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,969
Posted By pob14
I recall that song (the "Abraham" number for...

I recall that song (the "Abraham" number for Lincoln's Birthday) being cut from the TV edit for quite a long time. I remember as a kid being confused about what the hell Bing was wiping from his...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 December 2015, 04:32 PM
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Views: 286,523
Posted By pob14
What immediately comes to mind, for three (or...

What immediately comes to mind, for three (or four) of them, is that they had "juniors" who were nearly as famous as, or more famous than, themselves. Martin Luther King is obvious, Desi Arnaz,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 September 2015, 02:56 PM
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Views: 2,663
Posted By pob14
The Muppets were actually mentionied in the...

The Muppets were actually mentionied in the opening credits of the first season, IIRC. Mr. Bill was never listed among the cast, so I assume that's the distinction.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 August 2015, 04:06 PM
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Views: 460,699
Posted By pob14
I rarely post in here, but I actually think I...

I rarely post in here, but I actually think I have the answer to #7, which never happens, so I'm recording it for posterity (and as a warning to myself if I'm wrong):

They all use "gay" to mean...
Forum: Social Studies 10 July 2015, 03:42 PM
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Views: 16,580
Posted By pob14
Some of my teachers tried that. All that...

Some of my teachers tried that. All that happened was that the "good" players would shove the other kids out of position so they would all end up on the same team anyway.

Not sure if it's a...
Forum: Social Studies 01 July 2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 130,179
Posted By pob14
I thought this during the class. Nobody...

I thought this during the class. Nobody explained to me what this odd "industrial arts" class was, so when we started with drafting, I assumed it was all about "arts" in the drawing sense. The...
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 June 2015, 03:10 PM
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Views: 349,038
Posted By pob14
I like it too (I'm further in than you), but I...

I like it too (I'm further in than you), but I think there are too many mandatory Batmobile missions. I'm generally awful at driving in games, and this one is no exception, and it just doesn't feel...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 March 2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 45,515
Posted By pob14
Four, if you include Goldmember. Although...

Four, if you include Goldmember. Although perhaps, like me, you've tried to forget that character (and that movie, for that matter).
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 March 2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,075
Posted By pob14
Dan Savage has kindly offered Carson an...

Dan Savage has kindly offered Carson an opportunity...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 December 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,802
Posted By pob14
Inevitably . . . . ...

Inevitably . . . .



http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-12-18/rubio-leads-republican-charge-to-block-obama-s-cuba-policy
Forum: Social Studies 25 November 2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,488
Posted By pob14
Three. (Fang is the only reason I read...

Three.

(Fang is the only reason I read those. I never realized they were trying to hide him.)
Forum: Sports 25 November 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45,051
Posted By pob14
Wasn't this on one of the Kermit Schaefer blooper...

Wasn't this on one of the Kermit Schaefer blooper records?

This site (http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/22824069/cannons-run-question/page-8/) linked me to a Youtube video...
Forum: Language 20 June 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,235
Posted By pob14
I seem to remember it from before Ghostbusters; I...

I seem to remember it from before Ghostbusters; I had always thought it came from football announcers (at least that's where I remember it from). When a reciever beats a defensive back, getting open...
Forum: Social Studies 20 June 2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,369
Posted By pob14
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has dropped Will's...

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has dropped Will's column...
Forum: Amusement Bark 17 June 2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 20,010
Posted By pob14
Has Ubisoft forgotten that they've already done...

Has Ubisoft forgotten that they've already done an Assassin's Creed game with a female protagonist (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassin's_Creed_III:_Liberation)? I know it's a different system,...
Forum: SLC 29 May 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,224
Posted By pob14
Catholic elementary schools - the ones around...

Catholic elementary schools - the ones around here anyway - have open houses (open to anyone) every year at the end of January or beginning of February, during Catholic Schools Week. I believe it's...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 May 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,096
Posted By pob14
CNN really shouldn't have needed to check with...

CNN really shouldn't have needed to check with NASA about that . . . .

Oh, wait:
Well, then.
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 May 2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 349,038
Posted By pob14
Just played the demo of Child of Light on my...

Just played the demo of Child of Light on my shiny new PS4. I may be investing the $15 for that over the weekend, because it actually has my daughter - the Assassin's Creed fanatic - interested in a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 May 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 48,297
Posted By pob14
Okay, I must have missed it, but I'm not seeing a...

Okay, I must have missed it, but I'm not seeing a mention of "Last Kiss." Possibly the glurgiest song of all time, but no less epic a death for that. (And now it's stuck in my head! AAAAARRRRGHHH!)...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 January 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,524
Posted By pob14
Interestingly, if you are in the movie but your...

Interestingly, if you are in the movie but your voice is not, you are not eligible. From the Academy rules (http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/rules/86/rule06.html):

Edit: Which, as I...
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