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Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,212
Posted By Beejtronic
I was standing at the bus stop yesterday when a...

I was standing at the bus stop yesterday when a litany of first responders sped by with lights and sirens ablaze. An older lady wondered aloud what might be happening and a college-age girl...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By Beejtronic
The CarShare company I use used to have the keys...

The CarShare company I use used to have the keys tied in a string in the car. You would lock and unlock the car using your personal key fob, then start the car with the "hidden" ignition key. (Often...
Forum: Police Blotter 01 July 2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By Beejtronic
My basic understanding is that companies like...

My basic understanding is that companies like 23andMe, AncestryDNA, etc. are where you send your physical sample (e.g. spit in a tube) to be processed. They take the sample, extract the DNA, and...
Forum: Business Bytes 19 June 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,313
Posted By Beejtronic
Canada I was trying to think of strictly Canadian chains...

I was trying to think of strictly Canadian chains of the top of my head, but the only ones that came to mind were St. Hubert and the obvious Tim Horton's. I took a look at a list of Canadian chain...
Forum: SLC 06 June 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 94,477
Posted By Beejtronic
United Kingdom We were in the UK last May and this February and...

We were in the UK last May and this February and we took our 2-year-old in to a variety of pubs (gastro pubs, locals, chains) for a variety of reasons (having a meal, just having a drink, etc.) and...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 10 April 2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,574
Posted By Beejtronic
I just got my third Hello Fresh box today! I...

I just got my third Hello Fresh box today! I found 3 meals per week a little much (in volume and price) so I skip every second week. I was worried that I'd forget to skip certain weeks, but you can...
Forum: Fun House 01 April 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,109
Posted By Beejtronic
Dog Canadian travel company G Adventures presents doG...

Canadian travel company G Adventures presents doG Adventures!...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 31 March 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By Beejtronic
The More You Know...

The More You Know (https://www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea.htm)





There's a great episode of the podcast Sawbones all about the clap. A lot of squirm-inducing talk about slapping...
Forum: Rantidote 13 March 2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,212
Posted By Beejtronic
I follow the local police and RCMP on Twitter and...

I follow the local police and RCMP on Twitter and a few times every year they'll post a photo of someone they've pulled over with their entire car covered in snow aside from a tiny spot on the...
Forum: SLC 09 February 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 94,477
Posted By Beejtronic
Both times we flew with our cat, we had to take...

Both times we flew with our cat, we had to take him out of the carrier and carry him through the metal detector while the carrier went through the x-ray machine. From what I've heard, it's pretty...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 January 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By Beejtronic
Here's the artice about the turtles, including...

Here's the artice about the turtles, including footage of them all squirmy trying to get back to the ocean!
...
Forum: SLC 07 January 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 94,477
Posted By Beejtronic
We were relatively close to my stepmother's...

We were relatively close to my stepmother's parents when her and my Dad were still married. I didn't have to refer to them in the third person that often, but when I did I'd always say...
Forum: Rantidote 03 January 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,212
Posted By Beejtronic
On retail folks not understanding dates: we once...

On retail folks not understanding dates: we once tried to return a pair of pants at a store with a 90 day refund policy. The girl at the cash told us we couldn't return them, because it had been...
Forum: SLC 01 December 2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,532
Posted By Beejtronic
Cigarettes and dope and mustard and bologna,...

Cigarettes and dope and mustard and bologna, liquor and whooooooores
Forum: SLC 26 November 2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 94,477
Posted By Beejtronic
D'oh! http://lmgtfy.com/?q=let+me+google+that+for+you

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=let+me+google+that+for+you
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 November 2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By Beejtronic
Aside from requiring everyone to be genotyped...

Aside from requiring everyone to be genotyped (not a simple proposition), you would need much more than four options. Common sex chromosome complements include XX, XY, X, XXY, XXX, XYY and don't even...
Forum: Police Blotter 19 September 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,075
Posted By Beejtronic
Cracked...

Cracked (http://www.cracked.com/personal-experiences-1488-what-its-like-to-survive-point-blank-blast-from-shotgun.html) has a really good article outlining why being shot in the leg is not a minor...
Forum: Rantidote 13 September 2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 127,937
Posted By Beejtronic
We have a tray specfically for random pieces of...

We have a tray specfically for random pieces of paper that people find on the printer. This seems to cut down on this. The printer is also a fax machine, so it helps to have a place to throw faxes...
Forum: Language 10 September 2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 39,182
Posted By Beejtronic
Has the Voynich Manuscript Really Been Solved?

Experts say no.

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/09/has-the-voynich-manuscript-really-been-solved/539310/
Forum: SLC 10 September 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,214
Posted By Beejtronic
It happened! Florida man's joke about...

It happened!

Florida man's joke about shooting Irma gets taken seriously (http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/florida-man-s-joke-about-shooting-irma-gets-taken-seriously-1.3583125)
Forum: The Doctor Is In 09 September 2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,236
Posted By Beejtronic
Yeah, my kiddo had this and you could tell his...

Yeah, my kiddo had this and you could tell his mouth hurt a lot. He was still nursing quite a bit, but it hurt so much to suckle that he was trying to use his teeth! He went bottle-only until he felt...
Forum: Rantidote 02 September 2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 127,937
Posted By Beejtronic
We have a similar system: mandatory online...

We have a similar system: mandatory online training courses that must be completed annually. Most of them are slideshows that can be done at your own pace, but one of them is narrated and you have to...
Forum: Social Studies 03 August 2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,737
Posted By Beejtronic
Well, apparently all dogs have Williams Syndrome,...

Well, apparently all dogs have Williams Syndrome, so...

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/what-makes-dogs-so-friendly-study-finds-genetic-link-super-outgoing-people
Forum: SLC 29 July 2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 162,716
Posted By Beejtronic
An IUD might be a good option for semi-permanent...

An IUD might be a good option for semi-permanent BC. (I believe it's good for about 5 years.) I've never had one, but I've heard good things.
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 July 2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,421
Posted By Beejtronic
I started reading the comments on the Facebook...

I started reading the comments on the Facebook group and had to quickly retreat for my own sanity. Nothing like something like this to remind you that misogyny is alive and well in the world! :(
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