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Forum: Amusement Bark 12 October 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By Beejtronic
Finally got around to watching! Really enjoyed...

Finally got around to watching! Really enjoyed the Sheffield locale: the tram (I couldn't make out the stop, but our running joke was that the stop announcements were never intelligible - "Cricket...
Forum: Rantidote 05 October 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 10,466
Posted By Beejtronic
Whenever I'm going to a new country, I try and at...

Whenever I'm going to a new country, I try and at least learn "Hello," "Goodbye," "Please," "Thank you," and "Do you speak English?" in that language. It's gotten me pretty far.

I also try and...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,633
Posted By Beejtronic
There's still a Marineland in Ontario...

There's still a Marineland in Ontario (http://www.marinelandcanada.com/). Though I think it's somewhat controversial these days.



Link is members only.
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 10,466
Posted By Beejtronic
When I was travelling in Norway, I kayaked in...

When I was travelling in Norway, I kayaked in Gudvangen with a group that included a chap from Oslo. As I was heading toward Oslo from Bergen at the time, he asked what I was planning to do there. I...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 September 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By Beejtronic
Is that due to the leak of Capaldi's first...

Is that due to the leak of Capaldi's first episode?
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 September 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By Beejtronic
United Kingdom I'm excited the new companions are all going to...

I'm excited the new companions are all going to be from Sheffield! (DH and I lived there for a year and he and his parents lived just outside the city his whole life.) Just as long as they aren't...
Forum: Techno-Babble 22 September 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By Beejtronic
FWIW, these sites agree with you: ...

FWIW, these sites agree with you:
https://crunchybetty.com/diy-101-baking-soda-vinegar-not-so-much/
https://brendid.com/why-you-should-never-use-baking-soda-and-vinegar-to-clean-clogged-drains/...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 21 September 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Beejtronic
The raccoon in question: ...

The raccoon in question:
http://i64.tinypic.com/x10s5t.jpg



I enjoyed how he ended up with a blunt somehow:
...
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 10,466
Posted By Beejtronic
One of my favourite Donna moments from Doctor Who...

One of my favourite Donna moments from Doctor Who is when someone calls her "Miss" and she says, "Why are you calling me 'Miss?' Do I look single??"
Forum: Wild Kingdom 21 September 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Beejtronic
We lived in downtown Toronto for a year and had a...

We lived in downtown Toronto for a year and had a lot of raccoon run-ins. A couple of them woke me up one night fighting? mating? Either way, they make an awful noise. We also had one take up...
Forum: Rantidote 19 September 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 10,466
Posted By Beejtronic
Definitely not. When I started watching it when I...

Definitely not. When I started watching it when I lived in the UK in 2007, no one back home had ever heard of it. (And I am by no means an "old school" viewer!) Then, for some reason it became super...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 September 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,865
Posted By Beejtronic
That's how they know Hamilton wrote... THE OTHER...

That's how they know Hamilton wrote... THE OTHER 51!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 August 2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,034
Posted By Beejtronic
Jusenkyo no Pikachu, please see this post...

Jusenkyo no Pikachu, please see this post (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=19386) for the guidelines for posting news articles, particularly the first two points:



Despite the fact...
Forum: Police Blotter 30 August 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Beejtronic
Wait, so is this guy trying to imply that his dog...

Wait, so is this guy trying to imply that his dog was traumatized by watching a human threesome? :lol:



Yep, sounds legit.
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 115,523
Posted By Beejtronic
I was standing at the bus stop yesterday when a...

I was standing at the bus stop yesterday when a litany of first responders sped by with lights and sirens ablaze. An older lady wondered aloud what might be happening and a college-age girl...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,765
Posted By Beejtronic
The CarShare company I use used to have the keys...

The CarShare company I use used to have the keys tied in a string in the car. You would lock and unlock the car using your personal key fob, then start the car with the "hidden" ignition key. (Often...
Forum: Police Blotter 01 July 2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,251
Posted By Beejtronic
My basic understanding is that companies like...

My basic understanding is that companies like 23andMe, AncestryDNA, etc. are where you send your physical sample (e.g. spit in a tube) to be processed. They take the sample, extract the DNA, and...
Forum: Business Bytes 19 June 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,604
Posted By Beejtronic
Canada I was trying to think of strictly Canadian chains...

I was trying to think of strictly Canadian chains of the top of my head, but the only ones that came to mind were St. Hubert and the obvious Tim Horton's. I took a look at a list of Canadian chain...
Forum: SLC 06 June 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 112,320
Posted By Beejtronic
United Kingdom We were in the UK last May and this February and...

We were in the UK last May and this February and we took our 2-year-old in to a variety of pubs (gastro pubs, locals, chains) for a variety of reasons (having a meal, just having a drink, etc.) and...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 10 April 2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,596
Posted By Beejtronic
I just got my third Hello Fresh box today! I...

I just got my third Hello Fresh box today! I found 3 meals per week a little much (in volume and price) so I skip every second week. I was worried that I'd forget to skip certain weeks, but you can...
Forum: Fun House 01 April 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,152
Posted By Beejtronic
Dog Canadian travel company G Adventures presents doG...

Canadian travel company G Adventures presents doG Adventures!...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 31 March 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,545
Posted By Beejtronic
The More You Know...

The More You Know (https://www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea.htm)





There's a great episode of the podcast Sawbones all about the clap. A lot of squirm-inducing talk about slapping...
Forum: Rantidote 13 March 2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 115,523
Posted By Beejtronic
I follow the local police and RCMP on Twitter and...

I follow the local police and RCMP on Twitter and a few times every year they'll post a photo of someone they've pulled over with their entire car covered in snow aside from a tiny spot on the...
Forum: SLC 09 February 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 112,320
Posted By Beejtronic
Both times we flew with our cat, we had to take...

Both times we flew with our cat, we had to take him out of the carrier and carry him through the metal detector while the carrier went through the x-ray machine. From what I've heard, it's pretty...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 January 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By Beejtronic
Here's the artice about the turtles, including...

Here's the artice about the turtles, including footage of them all squirmy trying to get back to the ocean!
...
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