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Forum: Business Bytes 19 June 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,973
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is a good point. When we go to the US,...

This is a good point.

When we go to the US, we often make our meal choices to satisfy our curiosity about restaurants and chains we see in American advertisements on television or through TV and...
Forum: SLC 19 June 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 71,817
Posted By UEL
Baseball In all my time of pumping gas while going to...

In all my time of pumping gas while going to university (one year), I never received a tip.

Never expected one either.

:)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 June 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 134,352
Posted By UEL
Baseball 4, maybe 6, this week

1. Shania Twain

2. Having taken dance at university and having lived in Israel, I can say it is called the Hora.

3. Basset hound? Sounds right

4. Berlin and Tokyo Olympics? Gotta be Hitler...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 June 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've had my interactions with vegans who use the...

I've had my interactions with vegans who use the "corporate agenda" angle. I suspect they also do it for their ethical reasons, but they argue the corporate angle.

Just as their are Anti-GMO...
Forum: Business Bytes 19 June 2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,973
Posted By UEL
Baseball Years ago I did delivery (beer money for...

Years ago I did delivery (beer money for university). The delivery business was not the restaurant. So, the delivery charge was for the delivery business, not the food business. I would deliver...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 June 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By UEL
Baseball We had a similar situation in Canada a few years...

We had a similar situation in Canada a few years ago where one politician would object vociferously to any legislation put forth by one committee because he considered the head of that committee to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 June 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think that it is interesting that Globalism was...

I think that it is interesting that Globalism was the bane of the left 25 years ago as it was predicted that it would destroy the economies of all the smaller market countries.

Now, it is the...
Forum: Rantidote 16 June 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 42,253
Posted By UEL
Baseball Playing my XBox last night and I got the low...

Playing my XBox last night and I got the low battery warning. I did not have any batteries in the house.

20 years ago, I'd have had several packages of AA batteries in the desk. Now none. Who...
Forum: SLC 15 June 2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By UEL
Icon06 That's a surprise too. I remember being in New...

That's a surprise too. I remember being in New Mexico for 2 months (not near her) but having some good forum chat about what to see in New Mexico.

I'm quite saddened by all this. Too many...
Forum: Business Bytes 15 June 2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,973
Posted By UEL
Baseball I noticed other restaurants doing similar, but...

I noticed other restaurants doing similar, but with their "specials".

Go in on a normal meal night and get the regular deal and it comes with 3 pieces of meat, 2 scoops of mashed potatoes and 2...
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,943
Posted By UEL
Baseball Nothing musical to add. But her playing is on...

Nothing musical to add. But her playing is on fire. She looks like she really enjoys playing drums! I'm not musical, but I could appreciate her skill. 2 hands and a foot seemingly all doing their...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 June 2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 134,352
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1 for 7 this week

1. Right off the bat, I'm doing good.

2. And I swing and miss. Toffee?

3. I'm drawing a blank. I'm stuck on Churchill, but I know that it's not a capital.

4. Yang?

5. Baseball?
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,973
Posted By UEL
Baseball IHOP is a family favourite of ours when we visit...

IHOP is a family favourite of ours when we visit the States. I hope they stay around, because when I go there, I like to pop in and have a good feast.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 June 2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By UEL
Baseball Given how much the celebrities are talking up...

Given how much the celebrities are talking up that beachside resort in Labrador, I would not put it past him.
Forum: Rantidote 12 June 2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 58,483
Posted By UEL
Baseball I hear you. It seems nowadays that no one...

I hear you. It seems nowadays that no one commits. Last Christmas my daughters and I put on a social evening for all their friends, and even on the day of the event we had somewhere between 6 and 13...
Forum: Rantidote 10 June 2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 58,483
Posted By UEL
Baseball I can see your point. Little solace, but I...

I can see your point.

Little solace, but I suspect everyone you interact with knows the truth.

Keep your chin up.
Forum: Rantidote 10 June 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,562
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is how sad and disruptive the President is: ...

This is how sad and disruptive the President is:

- I got a unsolicited call from a serving American service member.
- Said member apologised for his President.
- He also apologised for the US...
Forum: Rantidote 09 June 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,562
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is a good article arguing why Ford is no...

This is a good article arguing why Ford is no Donald Trump.

At its basis, Ford's promises were all politically motivated and designed to shift the economy. Trumps were purely populist motivated...
Forum: Rantidote 09 June 2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,562
Posted By UEL
Baseball Doubtful. The Conservative Party decided that...

Doubtful. The Conservative Party decided that when it came to NAFTA and Canada's trade relationship with the US that they would work hand-in-glove with the Liberals. While many of our Conservatives...
Forum: Rantidote 08 June 2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,562
Posted By UEL
Baseball I heard that too. But I could not come to type...

I heard that too. But I could not come to type that out.

That is his justification for the security concern, because 204 years ago, the British burned the White House.
Forum: Rantidote 07 June 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,562
Posted By UEL
Baseball He's at it again. According to the Washington...

He's at it again. According to the Washington Post and the National Journal, Trump is very annoyed with Canada. Why?

Trump imposed $16B in tariffs against our steel and aluminum exports to the...
Forum: SLC 07 June 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 51,709
Posted By UEL
Baseball I love Time Team. I used to live not too far from...

I love Time Team. I used to live not too far from Phil when I was living in the UK. Saw him regularly on the streets of Salisbury.

There are 248 episodes of the show, including all the specials. ...
Forum: SLC 06 June 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 51,709
Posted By UEL
Baseball Going along with the misheard bits... I put...

Going along with the misheard bits...

I put up a daily song on my Facebook and Twitter feeds. It is of a Canadian band or artist and I call it Richard's Canadian Playlist. Not a concern.

Last...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 June 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,644
Posted By UEL
Baseball The two concepts I read about (one on a comedy...

The two concepts I read about (one on a comedy site, so pinch of salt and all) involved renaming the show.

One was to call it "The Connors" and carry on as if Roseanne had passed on or left.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 June 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,232
Posted By UEL
Baseball I had something similar to that happen to me. I...

I had something similar to that happen to me. I posted on something (a comment on the war in Afghanistan) about 10 years or so ago and through my work email someone sent me a message asking for more...
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