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Forum: Rantidote 22 February 2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,597
Posted By Beachlife!
Looking back on an election in representative...

Looking back on an election in representative democracy and deciding the person with the most votes should have won is like look at a Chess match after Check mate and deciding that the person who...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 60,575
Posted By Beachlife!
It sounds like what you (in the UK) call Jelly is...

It sounds like what you (in the UK) call Jelly is a mixture of jelly and gelatin. For Americans Jello is just flavored gelatin.

I'm starting to understand the jelly on ice-cream thing if I have...
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 February 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Wasn't that during the Great Recession?

Wasn't that during the Great Recession?
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 February 2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Beachlife!
I didn't say you did, but your phrase implies...

I didn't say you did, but your phrase implies that the two are at least somewhat comparable. If not, it comes off as hyperbolic.
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 February 2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Beachlife!
...one of the worst economic conditions since the...

...one of the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression? Is it? I'm not sure our current economy is comparable to the great depression.
Forum: Rantidote 18 February 2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 27,120
Posted By Beachlife!
If the guy driving the forklift has to tell you...

If the guy driving the forklift has to tell you to get out of the way, consider leaving the warehouse. One shouldn't step in a warehouse unless they are hyper-aware of their surroundings.
Forum: SLC 18 February 2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 60,575
Posted By Beachlife!
I made a pizza tonight. One half is mushrooms and...

I made a pizza tonight. One half is mushrooms and ham, the other ham is ham, salami, bacon and pepperoni.

When I baked in the over, the cheese on the all meat half looks like it had been cooked...
Forum: SLC 13 February 2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,635
Posted By Beachlife!
I spend Memorial Day at the Indy 500 every year....

I spend Memorial Day at the Indy 500 every year. They spend some time on honoring memorial day before the race, but I don't know that they ever use the word hero. If they do, its not often.
Forum: Rantidote 12 February 2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 46,198
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm annoyed by most motion sensor faucets which...

I'm annoyed by most motion sensor faucets which don't seem to recognize my motions.
Forum: Rantidote 12 February 2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 46,198
Posted By Beachlife!
I think it was all about the yeast. It either...

I think it was all about the yeast. It either wasn't alive or died off in the leavening process. This would account for both the texture and the lack of flavor.
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,635
Posted By Beachlife!
In fairness, it's not like all those deaths...

In fairness, it's not like all those deaths happened because Germany and France had a little disagreement. It was an unprovoked invasion of France by the Germans.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 February 2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By Beachlife!
If anyone really wanted to know what their...

If anyone really wanted to know what their effective tax is it is a simple matter of dividing taxes paid by gross income. I think that most people paying in the higher brackets know they aren't being...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 05 February 2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,731
Posted By Beachlife!
I have an older kitten who insists on sleeping up...

I have an older kitten who insists on sleeping up against me. She moves between sleeping under the covers and on top of the covers. She isn't picky about where, but she prefers to have as much...
Forum: SLC 31 January 2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,635
Posted By Beachlife!
As if the polar vortex weren't enough, we just...

As if the polar vortex weren't enough, we just had an incident at a natural gas facility which has reduce the natural gas supply in the state by 64%.
Forum: Techno-Babble 31 January 2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Beachlife!
Winter and moisture?

Winter and moisture?
Forum: SLC 30 January 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,635
Posted By Beachlife!
Its -6 right now with the temperature still...

Its -6 right now with the temperature still falling. The US mail has suspended service until Friday.
Forum: College 29 January 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 115,818
Posted By Beachlife!
I spoke too soon. University of Michigan just...

I spoke too soon. University of Michigan just announced that all classes will be canceled for the next 2 days. This is totally unprecedented.
Forum: College 29 January 2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 115,818
Posted By Beachlife!
Msu has closed for the 7th day in history, UofM...

Msu has closed for the 7th day in history, UofM is planning to be open tomorrow.
Forum: Crash and Burn 29 January 2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Beachlife!
The article says she called a friend after the...

The article says she called a friend after the fall.
Forum: Crash and Burn 28 January 2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't think that is a picture taken on the day...

I don't think that is a picture taken on the day she fell to her death. She didn't hike in a bikini, but would change her clothes at the summit.

One of the news accounts I found indicated that...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 January 2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,653
Posted By Beachlife!
I keep asking myself what I would have done had I...

I keep asking myself what I would have done had I been in his position. I would not have found the drumming to be aggressive, but I would be careful not to disrespect the man drumming. Given how I...
Forum: Rantidote 25 January 2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 27,120
Posted By Beachlife!
Isn't the problem really a matter of assumption...

Isn't the problem really a matter of assumption that if there is no indication one way or another that characters much be straight? Or even more to the point, that an assumption needs to be made...
Forum: Rantidote 24 January 2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 46,198
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger That's the weather we had yesterday. It was 10...

That's the weather we had yesterday. It was 10 degrees two days ago, 40 yesterday and now back to 10 again which is where it will stay for at least another week.
Forum: SLC 23 January 2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 60,575
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm sure that the frequency and duration of power...

I'm sure that the frequency and duration of power outages in any country is a factor of where one lives. The US appears to have more power outages because we have a large number of people living in...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 22 January 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,665
Posted By Beachlife!
Regarding the awful biscuits, the all purpose...

Regarding the awful biscuits, the all purpose awful biscuits were hockey pucks. The SB awful biscuits were kind of like drop biscuits. They would be usable with stew or as shortcakes with fruit and...
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