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Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 February 2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By iskinner
The IRS does not really help the issue. If one...

The IRS does not really help the issue. If one still does one's US taxes by hand, once you have calculated all your deductions and credits and what all to determine one's final Taxable Income for...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 February 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By iskinner
Yes it is, I.E. Marginal Tax Rate...

Yes it is, I.E. Marginal Tax Rate (https://investinganswers.com/financial-dictionary/tax-center/marginal-tax-rate-2136), with different brackets and rates...
Forum: Crash and Burn 04 February 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By iskinner
To add information I read. She was able to call...

To add information I read. She was able to call after your fall and injury, but weather prevented rescue personal from getting to her in time.
Forum: Moot Court 24 January 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By iskinner
Just as likely, if not more so, the controversy...

Just as likely, if not more so, the controversy will lead to an increase, just by being talked about so much.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 22 January 2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,539
Posted By iskinner
I'm not sure what your meal planning looks like,...

I'm not sure what your meal planning looks like, Beachlife. But inedible biscuits, can often be used as a decent thickener in certain stews and/or soups as well as other things as long the actually...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 22 January 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,539
Posted By iskinner
The obvious follow on experiment is to make...

The obvious follow on experiment is to make batches with the two types of flours using the appropriate recipe for each. Then see if one is noticeable better then the other even with their 'matching'...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,674
Posted By iskinner
One could claim invention in French Quebec and...

One could claim invention in French Quebec and maybe that would be close enough. Though one would have to hope that the target audience does not know that it was actually British Columbia, IIRC.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,885
Posted By iskinner
On a similar note, I had the idea that somebody...

On a similar note, I had the idea that somebody should propose a bill the funds sensible border security measures using border security personal and modern technology but also including funds and...
Forum: SLC 17 January 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 59,333
Posted By iskinner
You are correct. Blood Alcohol is a ratio of...

You are correct. Blood Alcohol is a ratio of alcohol versus body mass so it would take a proportionally less volume of alcohol to get a 20lb toddler to .203 as it would take to get an 160lb adult to...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,211
Posted By iskinner
Land Ownership data is public and here in...

Land Ownership data is public and here in Sacramento online. Sacramento County Assessor Parcel Viewer (http://assessorparcelviewer.saccounty.net/jsviewer/assessor.html).

You could have been...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 December 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 43,695
Posted By iskinner
It might restore a smidgen of faith if one where...

It might restore a smidgen of faith if one where to realize that this would be a highly self-selected group. I.E. Almost nobody who was not somehow looking forward to see a movie like that (I never...
Forum: SLC 03 December 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 59,333
Posted By iskinner
Yes, and if you want a convenient rule-of-thumb...

Yes, and if you want a convenient rule-of-thumb gauge, literally, put the tip of your thumb against the tip of your pointer finger and squeeze your hand between your thumb and first finger. This...
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 November 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By iskinner
Well, yes there is 1/6 the weight so very long...

Well, yes there is 1/6 the weight so very long jumps are easy enough. But with 0.00000000001% the earth's atmosphere at sea level (about equivalent of earth's atmosphere at the orbit of the ISS). ...
Forum: SLC 29 November 2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 54,616
Posted By iskinner
I suspect human eyes attached to law enforcement...

I suspect human eyes attached to law enforcement officials would be more susceptible than the camera ones but either or both could be the intended target of the owner of such a license plate..
Forum: Techno-Babble 26 November 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By iskinner
As well as what is listed, if this could be...

As well as what is listed, if this could be combined with solar technology, it could create a vehicle that would have very long, if not nearly indefinite, cruise capability. That could leave to...
Forum: Techno-Babble 26 November 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By iskinner
To be fair that would be a fairly accurate...

To be fair that would be a fairly accurate description of the Wrights brothers first flight as well. It will be up to engineers to see if efficiencies can or can not be improved to make something...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 26 November 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,539
Posted By iskinner
Commercial supply chains can be a bit of a...

Commercial supply chains can be a bit of a different deal, in that they are generally supplying products in larger quantities.

I have been able to find small bags of soft wheat flour here in...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 26 November 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,539
Posted By iskinner
Not technically 100% correct. Cake flour is made...

Not technically 100% correct. Cake flour is made with soft wheat, but it is specifically milled to be much finer grained than normal flour. But it may be the only soft flour product found in many...
Forum: Fun House 26 November 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,104
Posted By iskinner
What is the difference between people and...

What is the difference between people and computers?

With computers, you put the software into the hardware. :fish:
Forum: Rantidote 26 November 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 44,787
Posted By iskinner
I have noticed a distinct falling off in Amazon...

I have noticed a distinct falling off in Amazon delivery customer service quality as they have gone more and more with GIG economy part-time delivery drivers. We had a recent package delivered that...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 November 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,110
Posted By iskinner
The Sacramento area Amazon distribution center...

The Sacramento area Amazon distribution center has been temporarily closed do to air quality issues from the fires. It affected an order to our house earlier this week.
Forum: SLC 13 November 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 115,423
Posted By iskinner
That might be a sign of those who may profit on...

That might be a sign of those who may profit on the sale of said book gaming the Amazon system to get their product as visible as possible by using either more or less scrupulous methods to have...
Forum: Techno-Babble 13 November 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By iskinner
The linked article did not mention one of the...

The linked article did not mention one of the reasons to go away from the physical Le Grand K --- Le Grand K is shrinking, minutely, but now measurably shrinking as a few atoms leave over long...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 November 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By iskinner
Though there is a lot of discussion that the...

Though there is a lot of discussion that the replacement may be illegal. Surprise, surprise Trump not aware/caring what the rules are.

Reportedly, the rule used to name the new temporary...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 November 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,336
Posted By iskinner
Dropped the ballots for the four eligible voters...

Dropped the ballots for the four eligible voters in my CA household at the local library collection point on Halloween. Not a lot of drama for the federal and statewide political positions for my...
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