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Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Dagnabbit. Really sorry to hear this sad...

Dagnabbit.

Really sorry to hear this sad news.
Forum: Rantidote 11 June 2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 60,467
Posted By Die Capacitrix
The Seattle-PI doesn't seem to be interested in...

The Seattle-PI doesn't seem to be interested in European users. The quality of the content's been going downhill, but at least they weren't limiting the number of articles per month.
Forum: SLC 11 June 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 44,283
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Regarding Tesla sightings: There's one in...

Regarding Tesla sightings:

There's one in our neighborhood (which I've also seen a the gas station) and at least 3, maybe more, at work. I don't see them every day, and sometimes I see other ones....
Forum: SLC 10 June 2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 44,283
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Another car, but this time, it was a car with a...

Another car, but this time, it was a car with a roof rack, and a child's plastic car (about 18 inches long) fastened to the back right (passenger's side) corner. The rest of the car had some...
Forum: SLC 10 June 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,086
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I wish I knew car models better because I saw two...

I wish I knew car models better because I saw two interesting cars today. This morning was a 1960s CitroŽn 2CV (yellow), and in the evening something that had the backend of a 1950 Chevy Fleetline...
Forum: SLC 10 June 2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 44,283
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My dad's friend picks up non-working, or poorly...

My dad's friend picks up non-working, or poorly functioning, espresso, machines, lathes, chain saws, etc., repairs them and then sells them for 2-4x his investment.

Or it's just somebody who...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 07 June 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Really long day. I was wondering why Seaboe...

Really long day. I was wondering why Seaboe wanted to put an apostrophe in difficulties.
Forum: Social Studies 07 June 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Die Capacitrix
If I happen to be at home when the landline...

If I happen to be at home when the landline rings, I do answer it. I don't know why, since it is the local newsrag, or someone who wants to tell me Windows isn't working.

I had to change my number...
Forum: SLC 07 June 2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 44,283
Posted By Die Capacitrix
United States The links work! And it's quite helpful to include...

The links work! And it's quite helpful to include the model name, but I almost missed the last link because it didn't have the name (Ghibi).

Not that I was alive at the time, but I'm partial to...
Forum: We've Got Mail 07 June 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 180,889
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Not that anyone is threatening snopes, but it's...

Not that anyone is threatening snopes, but it's rather amusing to see this thread come up with a recent post from snopes, while we're discussing attempts to contact snopes to determine the future of...
Forum: SLC 06 June 2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,299
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Looks yummy! (and probably very poisonous) I...

Looks yummy! (and probably very poisonous)

I bought a yellow hibiscus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus#Gallery) and a Persian Violet (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exacum_affine).

Nice...
Forum: SLC 04 June 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 44,283
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I also cannot see the links - there doesn't seem...

I also cannot see the links - there doesn't seem to be any. :(

But I agree. The only thing exotic about the more resent Maserati models is the name.
Forum: Rantidote 02 June 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 43,143
Posted By Die Capacitrix
It seems that the Seattle PI is not the only...

It seems that the Seattle PI is not the only newspaper who isn't ready for GDPR (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Data_Protection_Regulation).

I keep running into different versions of this....
Forum: Technical Questions 01 June 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,176
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Subscribed.:)

Subscribed.:)
Forum: Technical Questions 31 May 2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,176
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I think so. With the advanced Search it is...

I think so. With the advanced Search it is possible to search by Join date. The last new person is December 2017. There is a significant decrease in newcomers after September 2016.

Somehow I have...
Forum: SLC 26 May 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 52,500
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Glad you are out of the hospital. My last...

Glad you are out of the hospital.

My last blood test did NOT result in a bruise. I was very happy. My veins are hard to find and it seems to be common to have bruises as a result.

Try rubbing...
Forum: Rantidote 25 May 2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 43,143
Posted By Die Capacitrix
United States I would expect that there would first be an...

I would expect that there would first be an announcement that she has gained UK citizenship before she renounces. Otherwise she could become stateless...
Forum: Rantidote 21 May 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 43,143
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My UK twin has ordered from a store, which has...

My UK twin has ordered from a store, which has kindly sent me the confirmation of the order, the confirmation the order has been deployed and a confirmation that the order is now ready to be picked...
Forum: Rantidote 20 May 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 60,467
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Despite a lightning rod on the house, yesterday's...

Despite a lightning rod on the house, yesterday's storm took out the HDMI connection on the DVR and 1 of the HDMI connections on the receiver, and probably the HDMI cable connecting the two.

The...
Forum: Rantidote 19 May 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 60,467
Posted By Die Capacitrix
According to my German teacher, who was reporting...

According to my German teacher, who was reporting something she heard in the news, Armenia has better overall connectivity than Germany. Switzerland's pretty good as well - the most remote areas tend...
Forum: Rantidote 13 May 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 267,289
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Icon18 I leave mine in the bathroom and now make sure to...

I leave mine in the bathroom and now make sure to leave it face down. Otherwise the bathroom lights up like an alien encounter when I get a mail during that short time between going to bed and do not...
Forum: Rantidote 13 May 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 43,143
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Continuing saga of German and English. I have to...

Continuing saga of German and English. I have to type up my German homework on my home (Mac) computer. Typing itself is not so bad, but I seem to have problems with the Z and Y. And it's better to...
Forum: SLC 12 May 2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 73,839
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I think I'll go with the hammer. I have the idea...

I think I'll go with the hammer. I have the idea (I haven't checked my computer) that Country/Region is set to Switzerland, as U.S. forces the week to start on Sunday, and here the week starts on...
Forum: SLC 10 May 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,795
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Anybody else inspired to do a bit of decluttering...

Anybody else inspired to do a bit of decluttering due to this thread? We cleaned out the wardrobe this morning and have several bags of clothing to be donated.

My office might be next. Might be.
Forum: SLC 05 May 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 73,839
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Office theoretically is supposed to allow...

Office theoretically is supposed to allow multiple languages and then recognize the language and check the spelling according to the language.

However, with my system set to American English it...
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