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Forum: Social Studies 20 September 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have no more details other than what I...

I have no more details other than what I reported. That there is a parent sitting in the class to monitor the work being done because they feel too much homework is being assigned.

Everyone in the...
Forum: Social Studies 20 September 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By UEL
Baseball Holy Krap. Conversation in the lunch room...

Holy Krap.

Conversation in the lunch room that just happened. Without me bringing this subject up, one of the guys here was talking about how his son has a classmate with a parent concerned about...
Forum: Business Bytes 20 September 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By UEL
Baseball We had something like this happen a few years ago...

We had something like this happen a few years ago with a word painted on the ground. The people working the stencils don't actually get a good view of the word as it is being painted, only part of...
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,089
Posted By UEL
Baseball Live in a country with a $2 coin. Then see those...

Live in a country with a $2 coin. Then see those prices go up. Most I've seen was $3.

I bicycle a lot, and I don't usually bring my hand pump with me. So, I've sometimes been in the need for a bit...
Forum: Social Studies 20 September 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By UEL
Baseball Fully agreed. And this is the reality....

Fully agreed.



And this is the reality. Parent thinks their child will be the next superstar in the NHL, but said child's skills are not at the level his peers on the team are.



True dat.
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 September 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 563
Posted By UEL
Baseball Well, according to her, she wanted to triple to...

Well, according to her, she wanted to triple to quadruple her paycheque. She may have gone a bit steep.

I just looked it up, it is hard to believe that it was already 18 years ago. Wow!
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 September 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 563
Posted By UEL
Baseball The actress playing Maude wanted more money...

The actress playing Maude wanted more money because she was commuting to LA to record her parts. That created conflict.
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 September 2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 563
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have a couple on my mind: - Donna from...

I have a couple on my mind:

- Donna from Kevin Can Wait. She was killed off at the end of season 1 so Kevin James' previous TV wife could become the main female character.

- Blackadder. To...
Forum: Social Studies 19 September 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By UEL
Baseball Argh, my response disappeared into the ether. ...

Argh, my response disappeared into the ether.

Quick recap of what I posted:

I have run into snowplow parents. I referee football and many of my friends and colleagues are coaches in various...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 173,807
Posted By UEL
Baseball You are most likely correct. I don't know much...

You are most likely correct. I don't know much about vitamins. It was truly a guess. That is why I scored myself a 1 this week. :D
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 173,807
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I have no clue whatsoever. 2. Flute, my...

1. I have no clue whatsoever.

2. Flute, my daughter's instrument

3. Sears?

4. Dunno. Ronald Reagan?

5. JC Van Damme?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 September 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By UEL
Baseball http://articles.latimes.com/1996-07-11/business/fi...

http://articles.latimes.com/1996-07-11/business/fi-23050_1_canadian-firm

Two things in this article:

1. contrary to my memory, the company need not be doing business in the US. Sherritt...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 September 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By UEL
Baseball I tried during my lunch hour. I remember it being...

I tried during my lunch hour. I remember it being brought up in news reports of the day, but that was before widespread internet.

I was always under the impression it was just people rattling...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 September 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By UEL
Baseball It was the Helms-Burton Act...

It was the Helms-Burton Act (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helms%E2%80%93Burton_Act) that started it**. Title I and II dealt with US government support for sanctions and humanitarian groups that...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 September 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By UEL
Baseball During a spell in the '90s, those of us who had...

During a spell in the '90s, those of us who had business in or visited Cuba for pleasure had similar rules apply. Some of those bans are still in effect.

It finally stopped when measures to enact...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 September 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,167
Posted By UEL
Baseball Given that the rest of the world has gone metric,...

Given that the rest of the world has gone metric, you may as well be measuring in cubits. :lol:
Forum: Rantidote 15 September 2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,089
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is very much my feeling about this piece. It...

This is very much my feeling about this piece. It allowed me to see the emotion that can be carried in art. I started to look at art differently after I saw that picture.
Forum: Police Blotter 15 September 2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,757
Posted By UEL
Baseball I expect all police officers to be highly...

I expect all police officers to be highly trained.

The fact that a group of them are being focussed on a specific set of tasks makes sense in my mind. They are already trained to do the job, but...
Forum: Police Blotter 15 September 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,757
Posted By UEL
Baseball I would submit that perhaps she was selected...

I would submit that perhaps she was selected because she was a high performer, but specific teams would not receive any more training than their regular duties would imply. They may, but it is not a...
Forum: Business Bytes 15 September 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By UEL
Baseball He's weak. Go full bouquet on him!

He's weak. Go full bouquet on him!
Forum: SLC 14 September 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 91,501
Posted By UEL
Baseball Very much the same type of use in English. ...

Very much the same type of use in English.



That was just me making a joke about Vancouver, either one of them. I like Seattle.
Forum: SLC 14 September 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,004
Posted By UEL
Baseball I would not see RichardW touching the waitress......

I would not see RichardW touching the waitress...

Around here, last year for our Oktoberfest, one of the younger members of the mess made their own Lederhosen and hat out of duck tape. It was...
Forum: Police Blotter 14 September 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,757
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is issue number one. There are hundreds of...

This is issue number one. There are hundreds of police that take part in active operations. Including the police that would establish a cordon. In fact, I'm listening to some police case podcasts...
Forum: Police Blotter 13 September 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,757
Posted By UEL
Baseball Problem is there is no definition for the word...

Problem is there is no definition for the word elite that can be used without other descriptions.

I know people who are military, and don't leave a computer to do their job, being called elite....
Forum: Hurricane Katrina 13 September 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By UEL
Baseball It would not surprise me if he and his publicity...

It would not surprise me if he and his publicity department have already compiled their message lines for when this hurricane slams into the mainland:

- homosexuality in the US is what brought the...
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