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Forum: Rantidote 08 March 2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 35,136
Posted By Karl
DawnStorm--I saw an ad from a dentist who...

DawnStorm--I saw an ad from a dentist who promised "The best cavity search in town." I don't think that that would go over well, either.
Forum: SLC 26 February 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,224
Posted By Karl
My condolences, Lainie.

My condolences, Lainie.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 February 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,611
Posted By Karl
2. The classic novel Little Women is set during...

2. The classic novel Little Women is set during what war?

The Civil War

3. What genus of plant, named for its tattered leaves, causes about half of all the hay fever cases in North America?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 January 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,611
Posted By Karl
2. What UNESCO World Heritage Site is by far the...

2. What UNESCO World Heritage Site is by far the youngest city on the list, having been founded in 1960? Brasília

4. What still-living person was in the direct line of succession to the Danish and...
Forum: SLC 29 January 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,224
Posted By Karl
I'm so sorry to hear about your mother, Gutter...

I'm so sorry to hear about your mother, Gutter Monkey.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,611
Posted By Karl
1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous...

1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous what?

time zone

2. Laws passed to legalize statutory rape if *both* partners are underage are often named for what two fictional characters?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 November 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,611
Posted By Karl
2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide,...

2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide, Joyeux, Grincheux, Prof, Dormeur, and Atchoum?

The seven dwarfs

3. The father of actor Paul Giamatti was the youngest president in the history of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 November 2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,611
Posted By Karl
1. Name either of the two countries that border...

1. Name either of the two countries that border Lake Titicaca. Peru and Bolivia

4. What's the more common name for the pair of body parts also called nares?
nostrils

5. Prior to the 9/11...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,611
Posted By Karl
1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of Mudville?...

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

5. The passenger pigeon,...
Forum: Book Corner 30 August 2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,587
Posted By Karl
I went to the "Really Bad Books" thread that...

I went to the "Really Bad Books" thread that Richard W linked to and I saw thorny locust's post.



Could that fantasy series be Stephen R. Donaldson's The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant? I do...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 June 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 222,621
Posted By Karl
1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky...

1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky Way accepted to be what type of celestial object?

pulsar

2. Before Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953, a "corvette" was a type of what?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 June 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 222,621
Posted By Karl
2. What's the name of the circular dance that...

2. What's the name of the circular dance that often accompanies "Hava Nagila" at Jewish weddings?

hora

3. What breed of hunting dog takes its name from the French for "rather low"?

basset...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 May 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 222,621
Posted By Karl
1. What action might be accompanied by a Mexican...

1. What action might be accompanied by a Mexican saying "bueno," a Spaniard saying "diga," or an Italian saying "pronto"?

answering the telephone

2. What kind of undifferentiated plant tissue...
Forum: SLC 17 April 2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 136,296
Posted By Karl
I'm so sorry to hear about Cheeto, Lainie. My...

I'm so sorry to hear about Cheeto, Lainie. My condolences.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 April 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 309,515
Posted By Karl
Big Baby Boss with his head between my legs ...

Big Baby Boss with his head between my legs
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 April 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 222,621
Posted By Karl
1. What's the usual American name for the...

1. What's the usual American name for the children's game called "Chinese whispers" in Britain? Telephone

3. In an electric circuit, a rheostat is the most common "variable" type of what...
Forum: Social Studies 03 April 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,972
Posted By Karl
In northern Maryland and nearby in Pennsylvania,...

In northern Maryland and nearby in Pennsylvania, I've heard people call the state "Murlnd."
Forum: Wild Kingdom 17 March 2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 220,382
Posted By Karl
Hey Daddy, can I have the keys? Got a hot date...

Hey Daddy, can I have the keys? Got a hot date tonight!

The Boss[/quote]

Dear Big Baby Boss,

Yes, you can have the car for your hot date. Just keep in mind that your girlfriend is amorously...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 March 2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,090
Posted By Karl
I'm so sorry to hear about R2, Darth Credence. My...

I'm so sorry to hear about R2, Darth Credence. My condolences to you and your family.
Forum: SLC 14 March 2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 300,703
Posted By Karl
It feels good to get a big refund, but I...

It feels good to get a big refund, but I understand intellectually that it's best to come out even like you, Seaboe Muffinchucker. You wouldn't like to pay more with your return, and if you get a...
Forum: SLC 14 March 2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 300,703
Posted By Karl
I was working at the postal service's mail...

I was working at the postal service's mail processing plant in Shrewsbury, about 3-1/2 miles from my house. Tomorrow I start a job at the post office in Worcester, only a mile from my house. I can...
Forum: SLC 14 March 2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 190,200
Posted By Karl
Champs-Élysées means "Elysian Fields" in...

Champs-Élysées means "Elysian Fields" in French.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 March 2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 220,382
Posted By Karl
Dear Big Baby Boss, I just renewed your...

Dear Big Baby Boss,

I just renewed your license. You'll be street-legal for another year!

Love,
Daddy
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 March 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 222,621
Posted By Karl
1. Biochemist Melvin Calvin discovered the cycle...

1. Biochemist Melvin Calvin discovered the cycle that traces carbon through what process in nature?

photosynthesis

2. The ancient town of Herculaneum is often associated with--and overshadowed...
Forum: Medical 28 February 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,363
Posted By Karl
I'm sorry to hear about your mother, overyonder....

I'm sorry to hear about your mother, overyonder. My condolences to you and your family.
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