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Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 101,756
Posted By WildaBeast
I'm not sure how cooking one's living room would...

I'm not sure how cooking one's living room would help, though. :fish:
Forum: Rantidote 16 October 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,207
Posted By WildaBeast
I went to a meeting at noon that advertised that...

I went to a meeting at noon that advertised that lunch would be served, so I didn't bring any food from home today. Except there was apparently some kind of snafu with the catering and the food...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,062
Posted By WildaBeast
A water martini, please. Shaken, not stirred.

A water martini, please. Shaken, not stirred.
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 101,756
Posted By WildaBeast
This seems relevant to the discussion, in...

This seems relevant to the discussion, in particular the final verse:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BMJ9D3lSrDg" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay;...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By WildaBeast
I looked into it further and it seems like my...

I looked into it further and it seems like my employer only does matching gifts for educational institutions, not all charities in general, unless they decide to do something special for things like...
Forum: SLC 15 October 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,062
Posted By WildaBeast
Icon95 I'm back living in my childhood home, and Donald...

I'm back living in my childhood home, and Donald Trump is somehow now my stepfather :eek:. I have no idea how this came about or what happened to my actual father, who is still married to my mom in...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 31,778
Posted By WildaBeast
Last night I saw a Lamborghini convertible about...

Last night I saw a Lamborghini convertible about half a mile from my house. It looked fairly new and I'm not that knowledgeable about their current models, so all I can saw is that it was a...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 13 October 2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,401
Posted By WildaBeast
While out for a walk today I spotted this cool...

While out for a walk today I spotted this cool dragonfly sitting on the sidewalk. It was completely motionless except for the breeze blowing its wings. I thought it might be dead until I poked it...
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By WildaBeast
On a somewhat relate not, last year after certain...

On a somewhat relate not, last year after certain natural disasters, including hurricanes Harvey and Maria, my employer set up a website where employees could donate to relief organizations and the...
Forum: Rantidote 13 October 2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,117
Posted By WildaBeast
LTTAM: A new form of spam, or at least one that...

LTTAM: A new form of spam, or at least one that I've just recently started noticing -- posting a picture of an attractive woman in a whole bunch of random Flickr groups, with a description that goes...
Forum: Social Studies 13 October 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,588
Posted By WildaBeast
My grandparents had an outhouse until the...

My grandparents had an outhouse until the mid-1980s. In other words, recently enough for me to remember using it when I was really young. At that age I thought it was kind of cool that their...
Forum: Rantidote 12 October 2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,117
Posted By WildaBeast
I'm guessing it's not considered a big enough...

I'm guessing it's not considered a big enough problem to be worth addressing. Household gas and electric forced air heating systems have had this same issue for as long as they've existed -- the...
Forum: Rantidote 12 October 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,117
Posted By WildaBeast
I think it's because of the different ways the...

I think it's because of the different ways the heaters work in the two types of cars. In a traditional car with an internal combustion engine, the heater works basically like a radiator, circulating...
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,117
Posted By WildaBeast
LTTAM: This article...

LTTAM: This article (https://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/10/10/twa-plane-flat-tire-interstate-495-bolton-massachusetts/) referrers to a Lockheed Constellation as a "jet". It is not. The Connie had...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By WildaBeast
At the Museum of Modern Art in New York, I take...

At the Museum of Modern Art in New York, I take it. I saw it there a few years ago, myself, although for me the experience was a negative one. It had nothing to do with the painting itself, though,...
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,117
Posted By WildaBeast
Likewise, cities that regularly get snow/ice...

Likewise, cities that regularly get snow/ice discovered that they had to add heaters to defrost their traffic signals after switching to LEDs.
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,588
Posted By WildaBeast
Flame My water heater has a pilot light, so as long as...

My water heater has a pilot light, so as long as the pilot stays lit is should work fine without electricity. Is it possible your wife was accustomed to that style of water heater and didn't realize...
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,207
Posted By WildaBeast
I also left them in the plastic bag which I...

I also left them in the plastic bag which I probably shouldn't have done, as it likely retained moisture and speed up the rotting process.
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,207
Posted By WildaBeast
Last weekend I bought some nectarines at the...

Last weekend I bought some nectarines at the farmer's market. When I got home I set the bag on the counter so they could ripen, as they were still on the firm side. This morning I went to grab one...
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By WildaBeast
Moose He's my emotional support moose.

He's my emotional support moose.
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By WildaBeast
Someone else posted that picture in a thread...

Someone else posted that picture in a thread about this incident on another board. They did all the work finding it; I just stole it from there.
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,588
Posted By WildaBeast
I'm guessing that's why there are water...

I'm guessing that's why there are water purification tablets as well.

As for power outages, I've been through two really long, as in multiple days without power, in my life. The first was after...
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By WildaBeast
Well it was Frontier Airlines, a company well...

Well it was Frontier Airlines, a company well known for animals on their planes:


https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/1/1/5/4860511-v44fbd062df7-6.jpg
Forum: SLC 10 October 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 31,778
Posted By WildaBeast
This morning while driving my usual route through...

This morning while driving my usual route through my neighborhood out to the main arterial street, I noticed something that isn't normally there -- the unmistakable tail fins of a 1957 Chevy Bel Air...
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,588
Posted By WildaBeast
I'd thought it was 2400 per bar, but upon closer...

I'd thought it was 2400 per bar, but upon closer inspection it's 2400 per pack (400 per bar).

ETA:



I know... I mean what am I supposed to do with 12 expired emergency ration bars?
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