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Forum: SLC 18 October 2018, 03:36 PM
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Maybe the horse was a kelpie?

Maybe the horse was a kelpie?
Forum: Social Studies 18 October 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 506
Posted By thorny locust
RichardM, I've seen an occasional house/garage...

RichardM, I've seen an occasional house/garage that looked a whole lot like it had close to that sort of proportion.
Forum: Rantidote 18 October 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,771
Posted By thorny locust
As I remember the photo, GenYus, the person did...

As I remember the photo, GenYus, the person did indeed have "can't miss me looks"; but so do some women who aren't drag queens.
Forum: Rantidote 18 October 2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,771
Posted By thorny locust
My memory of exactly what the meme looked like is...

My memory of exactly what the meme looked like is blurry. Maybe it was a photo.

And I wouldn't put it past myself to not recognize a drag queen as a drag queen, at least in some contexts; though...
Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,771
Posted By thorny locust
Kind of reminds me of that cartoon showing a...

Kind of reminds me of that cartoon showing a woman wearing a miniskirt and multicolor dyed hair on the subway sitting next to a woman wearing a chador; with a caption 'this is the world that liberals...
Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 102,145
Posted By thorny locust
Yes. I can directly see some lights from my...

Yes. I can directly see some lights from my place, but most of them are miles away on the other side of the lake; between the trees and the hills, there's nothing directly visible in three...
Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 102,145
Posted By thorny locust
Does it, though? -- I was going to ask...

Does it, though?

-- I was going to ask whether anybody had done studies about this, but then thought that I'd better look, and sure enough, a number of people have. The results overall seem to be...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 910
Posted By thorny locust
1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of...

1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of Mudville?

Casey At the Bat.

2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do by repeating the word "talaq" three times?

Divorce his wife.


4. ...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,204
Posted By thorny locust
You know, I wouldn't be entirely surprised if...

You know, I wouldn't be entirely surprised if that first part is true.

Even if so, however, I doubt it can be fixed with a hug.
Forum: SLC 15 October 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By thorny locust
Whew. At least the people are OK. Thanks for...

Whew. At least the people are OK.

Thanks for updating!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By thorny locust
My impression agreed with crocoduck_hunter's. ...

My impression agreed with crocoduck_hunter's.

There's quite a difference between 'all borders should be entirely open' and either 'we should let in people in danger of their lives' or 'we want to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By thorny locust
Protesters Throng Berlin In Massive Rally To Support 'Open And Free Society'

Protesters Throng Berlin In Massive Rally To Support 'Open And Free Society' (https://www.npr.org/2018/10/13/657186450/protesters-throng-berlin-in-massive-rally-to-support-open-and-free-society)

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Forum: Social Studies 14 October 2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By thorny locust
Yes. Interesting, and odd in ways that I wasn't...

Yes. Interesting, and odd in ways that I wasn't expecting.

I always found those ads kind of disturbing, when I was a kid. I was pretty sure that whatever they were selling wasn't actually much...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By thorny locust
That must be kind of unnerving, though, RichardM....

That must be kind of unnerving, though, RichardM. Are you usually in much contact with them? Do you have a way to reach them that's probably functional and not too disruptive?
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By thorny locust
Third possibility, WildaBeast, though somehat...

Third possibility, WildaBeast, though somehat related to your second: maybe they're beginning to think that there are going to be a whole lot of disastrous storms, and they don't want to keep doing...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 13 October 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,462
Posted By thorny locust
Neat, GM! I bet all that noise while you...

Neat, GM!

I bet all that noise while you were carrying it was meant for the parents.
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 October 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By thorny locust
I do usually include at least a line or two of my...

I do usually include at least a line or two of my own in the posts; and I've certainly seen posts in which the lack of this left me with no idea why they were there. But in this case it seemed to me...
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,204
Posted By thorny locust
Were they in uniform, ASL?

Were they in uniform, ASL?
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,459
Posted By thorny locust
Yay Crius' dad! -- always, always check the...

Yay Crius' dad!

-- always, always check the medications.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 October 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 158,339
Posted By thorny locust
I would like to eat your foot but maybe I am...

I would like to eat your foot but maybe I am still too smol --
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 October 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By thorny locust
If you click through the links you can see some...

If you click through the links you can see some interesting photos.

At any rate, I think they're interesting; and presume that TGG does also.
Forum: Rantidote 12 October 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,399
Posted By thorny locust
A number of ripening fruits (though not all of...

A number of ripening fruits (though not all of them) produce ethylene. Putting them in a closed paper bag with each other may help also.

Some vegetables (again not all of them) react badly to...
Forum: SLC 12 October 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By thorny locust
I think I was waiting for someone in Florida to...

I think I was waiting for someone in Florida to start it. Maybe I shouldn't have.
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,001
Posted By thorny locust
I discovered, once I went to some museums, that...

I discovered, once I went to some museums, that some pieces had an entirely different impact when I was looking at the actual work than they did when I was only looking at a photo of the work.
...
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,638
Posted By thorny locust
Depending on how the water system is set up, if...

Depending on how the water system is set up, if the power's out, the water may be out also.

A water heater that kept right on running when no more water was coming into it would be a hazard. So I...
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