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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 December 2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 64,182
Posted By Lainie
There are lots of clubs associated with Harvard...

There are lots of clubs associated with Harvard (and other Ivy League schools, I'm guessing), but Kitap is right about which one is named after a food. TGG is right about the name of the singing...
Forum: SLC 12 December 2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,024
Posted By Lainie
Congratulations, Bob!

Congratulations, Bob!
Forum: SLC 11 December 2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,657
Posted By Lainie
I think so long as you don't feel entitled to the...

I think so long as you don't feel entitled to the sex in exchange for doing things that friends do, you're not a "nice guy." You just have a friend that you think is hot and wouldn't say no to if the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 December 2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 452,511
Posted By Lainie
He earned it, along with his kibble and smooshy...

He earned it, along with his kibble and smooshy food, for being such a good mouser.
Forum: Techno-Babble 11 December 2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By Lainie
Nobody accused you of treating people like that,...

Nobody accused you of treating people like that, and the advice that Cirius referred to was about people, not inanimate objects, so I really don't think that's what Cirius was saying.
Forum: Rantidote 11 December 2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 128,813
Posted By Lainie
It was, once I stopped and thought about it, but...

It was, once I stopped and thought about it, but at the time I was just annoyed I couldn't just go home, put my jammies on and chill. Brains are so weird: last night I was anxious about turning the...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 11 December 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Lainie
I stand corrected on the status of rabbits in the...

I stand corrected on the status of rabbits in the UK, but my point remains valid. Substitute, IDK, hedgehogs for rabbits.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 11 December 2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Lainie
I was worried about the last fox I saw...

I was worried about the last fox I saw specifically because it was standing out in open area, close to the road. It didn't seem injured, and eventually started walking back toward the trees, so I'm...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 11 December 2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Lainie
Are you suggesting that the UK should stop...

Are you suggesting that the UK should stop protecting foxes, a native species, because foxes are invasive pests in Australia? Would you like them to start killing rabbits, too? :rolleyes:
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 985
Posted By Lainie
When I taught Sunday School at a UU church, I...

When I taught Sunday School at a UU church, I needed a poster of the books of the Bible for one lesson (Biblical literacy, basically). I went to the "Christian Supply" superstore at the local mall,...
Forum: SLC 11 December 2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,291
Posted By Lainie
The first time I ever took a shower was at a...

The first time I ever took a shower was at a cabin in Pymatuning State Park when I was a few years old (we didn't have a shower in our house at the time, just a tub). I remember it because I was...
Forum: Rantidote 11 December 2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 64,803
Posted By Lainie
IDK about prescription moisturizer, but my...

IDK about prescription moisturizer, but my dermatologists have at time recommended moisturizers so damn expensive that they're kept behind the pharmacy counter, or in locking displays. Maybe there...
Forum: Techno-Babble 11 December 2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By Lainie
Or because people subconsciously think it's...

Or because people subconsciously think it's natural for women to take orders (especially from men) and assigned to handle menial chores that other people (especially men) don't want to be bothered...
Forum: Rantidote 11 December 2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 128,813
Posted By Lainie
Thanks to a road-raging tailgater in an SUV, I...

Thanks to a road-raging tailgater in an SUV, I had to interrupt my drive home yesterday to head toward the nearest police station (that I knew the location of, anyway). He stopped...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By Lainie
Totally sucked me in the first time I saw it. My...

Totally sucked me in the first time I saw it. My daughter was watching with me, figured it out but didn't tell me.
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 985
Posted By Lainie
The Crusades were wars between Christians and...

The Crusades were wars between Christians and Muslims, so no, I don't think so.
Forum: Rantidote 09 December 2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 64,803
Posted By Lainie
Rich people are weird. I think I've heard of...

Rich people are weird. I think I've heard of people hiring professional Xmas decorators, but IDK how expensive that gets over here.

But when I said they enjoy "it," the "it" was intended to refer...
Forum: SLC 08 December 2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,291
Posted By Lainie
Lots of kids' stories are creepy/scary, and many...

Lots of kids' stories are creepy/scary, and many kids love them. I think there's a theory that reading/watching scary stuff helps them learn to manage their own fears.
Forum: SLC 08 December 2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,291
Posted By Lainie
I'm 56 and I still think the child catcher is...

I'm 56 and I still think the child catcher is creepy. I don't remember the guys in the dungeon, but I don't think I'll ever completely forget the child catcher (shudder).
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 December 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 74,141
Posted By Lainie
Cheeto used to make that Puss face/pose, although...

Cheeto used to make that Puss face/pose, although not before attacking (he's sweet and scaredy). We used to call him Puss's Little Brother.
Forum: Social Studies 08 December 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,259
Posted By Lainie
Bonus: they sent me to the psychologist because...

Bonus: they sent me to the psychologist because I'd finally snapped and gotten physical with one of my bullies. Specifically, I pounded on the back of his shoulders with the ends of my fists (picture...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 December 2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Lainie
Someone's masculinity is a bit fragile. ETA:...

Someone's masculinity is a bit fragile.

ETA: His tone was completely disrespectful, too. He must be awful to work with.
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lainie
I use some of the other lines people have...

I use some of the other lines people have referenced -- the Casablanca one, and "Good news, everyone."

And when I'm telling a kitty how cute it is, I sometimes use Monica's line to Richard...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 December 2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lainie
"You keep using that word. I don't think it means...

"You keep using that word. I don't think it means what you think it means."
Forum: SLC 07 December 2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,657
Posted By Lainie
Why would that be sexist? :confused: If anything,...

Why would that be sexist? :confused: If anything, it would be insulting to other car dealers, and even that is a stretch. Now, if they'd implied/said that women **shouldn't** be treated differently,...
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