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Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,089
Posted By Beachlife!
For some people Ma'am is a term that specifically...

For some people Ma'am is a term that specifically refers to a married woman or an older woman.
Forum: Police Blotter 20 September 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 146
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger And that is how the 'best' Ponzi schemes work,...

And that is how the 'best' Ponzi schemes work, easily enough. When people are making a whole lot of money, albeit on paper, they are very unlikely to take the money out to put it somewhere else....
Forum: Police Blotter 20 September 2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 146
Posted By Beachlife!
I think it is 1000 times easier to make $73...

I think it is 1000 times easier to make $73 million in a Ponzi compared to any legitimate vocation.

While on one hand, they clearly thought things through well enough to keep it going for so...
Forum: Social Studies 20 September 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By Beachlife!
Whether or not you put a name on it is one issue,...

Whether or not you put a name on it is one issue, but I can't see how there is much argument that this isn't happening or that it isn't happening more than it used to. The amount of elective...
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,089
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Is that a mispronunciation or the difference...

Is that a mispronunciation or the difference between the English and German pronunciation?
Forum: Rantidote 13 September 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,101
Posted By Beachlife!
I wonder if it has to do with the venting of the...

I wonder if it has to do with the venting of the tub drain. Maybe the pipe vents into the ceiling plenum and the fan, when turned on, opens up a path to the outside.
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 September 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By Beachlife!
Several people I know who live in Baltimore saw...

Several people I know who live in Baltimore saw the PETA billboard and thought, "yummy".
Forum: SLC 12 September 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,004
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Agree, I own a whole lot of costumes, but I would...

Agree, I own a whole lot of costumes, but I would never interpret 'please dress us' to mean I should wear one.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 September 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Beachlife!
I think its a great idea; Let those misbehaving...

I think its a great idea; Let those misbehaving kids paddle a canoe around for a while. That'll give em an attitude adjustment.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 September 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,200
Posted By Beachlife!
I just read an article on CNN where they...

I just read an article on CNN where they speculated that it is almost certainly not a second or third row person because people at the Times know who it is and they would not have accepted such a...
Forum: SLC 04 September 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,004
Posted By Beachlife!
With both my bank and credit union it seems to...

With both my bank and credit union it seems to matter not one bit. There is nothing I've ever had trouble doing at any random branch.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 03 September 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Beachlife!
I have both. In most recipes, where the vanilla,...

I have both. In most recipes, where the vanilla, plays a small part, I use artificial. In those recipes where it is an important component, I use the real stuff.

Where it is important is when one...
Forum: Rantidote 31 August 2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,219
Posted By Beachlife!
We are not a democracy though.

We are not a democracy though.
Forum: Techno-Babble 30 August 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm not sure if they still do, but it used to be...

I'm not sure if they still do, but it used to be common to have trains running along rowing competitions.

*ETA: I see now that is mentioned in the article and maybe wasn't so common. ;)
Forum: Social Studies 28 August 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By Beachlife!
Proper diagnosis is a perfectly legitimate test...

Proper diagnosis is a perfectly legitimate test for insurance or disability, but it doesn't separate people who are true hoarders from those who misuse the term. A diagnosis is simply putting an...
Forum: Rantidote 28 August 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,219
Posted By Beachlife!
Among the Jill Stein voters I know, including...

Among the Jill Stein voters I know, including myself and my daughter, moving Right or Left would not have made any difference.

IIRC it was the white working class voters who shifted Right to win...
Forum: Rantidote 25 August 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,219
Posted By Beachlife!
I voted for Jill Stein and if there was anything...

I voted for Jill Stein and if there was anything that could make me vote for an independent in the next election it would be the insistence that I need to blindly vote for the Democrat on the ticket.
Forum: SLC 25 August 2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,004
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't understand why you weren't more specific...

I don't understand why you weren't more specific before they did the work. Its a bit of work to put another coat on especially now that the previous job is finished.
Forum: SLC 24 August 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,140
Posted By Beachlife!
Anybody see the Robert Wikens crash at Pocono...

Anybody see the Robert Wikens crash at Pocono last week? I was at the race, it was such a horrific and scary accident. Its a miracle he's alive.
Forum: Business Bytes 23 August 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger That depiction, is how the animals were...

That depiction, is how the animals were transported, not how they lived their lives. Circus animals were commonly well loved and cared for.

If you were to visit the winter grounds or a circus you...
Forum: SLC 21 August 2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,579
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm not sure how much good that does. The more...

I'm not sure how much good that does. The more specific they get, the more information they are giving on how to do it.
Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,004
Posted By Beachlife!
They still do in Indiana, Idaho and Washington...

They still do in Indiana, Idaho and Washington state. Its a law held over from the days of green stamps where it was technically possible to trade the stamps in for cash instead of catalog items.
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Forum: Business Bytes 09 August 2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,174
Posted By Beachlife!
The reason I like Uber and Lyft is that one...

The reason I like Uber and Lyft is that one doesn't have to stand around on a corner and hope a taxi comes by. Uber allows me to be certain I can get a ride to where I'm going from anywhere I might...
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 77,167
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't have air conditioning except in my...

I don't have air conditioning except in my bedroom. I installed that unit in June after going years without it altogether. I came home from a long weekend in Toronto and the house had been closed up...
Forum: Rantidote 05 August 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,101
Posted By Beachlife!
Years ago we had a contest, on these boards, to...

Years ago we had a contest, on these boards, to see who could get the most money selling a worthless item on ebay. I won with a collection of 10 aol cds, getting 17 cents. I believe snopes took...
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