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Forum: Amusement Bark 02 January 2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By Die Capacitrix
As far as sites in the U.S. are concerned, I...

As far as sites in the U.S. are concerned, I might as well be in the EU, since I am blocked as well, so I also get such responses as this one (https://patch.com/gdpr.html) from Patch.com. Really...
Forum: SLC 30 December 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 50,903
Posted By Die Capacitrix
As sun-dried tomatoes are really flavorful, it's...

As sun-dried tomatoes are really flavorful, it's possible to go overboard. As they are dry, they probably need to be reconstituted, that is, soak in hot water for a bit as otherwise they will be...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 December 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Goldfish I was expecting to see something about this...

I was expecting to see something about this (https://www.chortle.co.uk/news/2018/11/19/41731/dinner_for_one_is_served):

Even here in Switzerland it's well known. I even bought napkins with the...
Forum: Rantidote 27 December 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 175,019
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Gutter Monkey: Sad to see your news, hope your...

Gutter Monkey: Sad to see your news, hope your Mom beats the odds. And I really hope you'd Dad's skin cancer removal is done and dusted.
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 December 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I was getting anxious because I hadn't heard...

I was getting anxious because I hadn't heard anything about Betty White for a while, and how this. Sad news.

"Never heard the word impossible" is from what is probably my favorite theme song...
Forum: Rantidote 18 December 2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,416
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I hadn't realized that to change settings and...

I hadn't realized that to change settings and passwords in Chrome I needed to use my computer's password, not my Google password. This is what happens when I let my husband do all the setup. Now I...
Forum: Rantidote 18 December 2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 175,019
Posted By Die Capacitrix
UP: I passed my German test (B2) DOWN: Now I...

UP: I passed my German test (B2)
DOWN: Now I have to go for the next level (C1)

(I don't HAVE to, but if I had failed, I could have gone back to a B2 course or a grammar course. Now I should stay...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 December 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Not a movie, but I manage to watch the Christmas...

Not a movie, but I manage to watch the Christmas episode from Bones season 1, "The Man in the Fallout Shelter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_in_the_Fallout_Shelter)".

Anybody else with a...
Forum: SLC 16 December 2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,625
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I'm sorry as well. I hope she managed to get some...

I'm sorry as well. I hope she managed to get some of those blow up snow globes in recent years.
Forum: Rantidote 16 December 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,416
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Google Chrome: Don't keep more than one password...

Google Chrome: Don't keep more than one password for a website. I only have one account here and you kept giving the wrong password.

I hope that now you only have one password for snopes and don't...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 122,691
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Nice of them to include to include your time as a...

Nice of them to include to include your time as a contractor.

Regarding the legal docs, is that typical for the company / line of work?
Forum: SLC 09 October 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 122,691
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Today I found out a coworker, who is less than...

Today I found out a coworker, who is less than 60, has been diagnosed with dementia. We're not close, but I happen to know he has a young (8-10?) child. crap.
Forum: Rantidote 02 October 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,534
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Another data point. Brazilians must vote. If they...

Another data point. Brazilians must vote. If they don't, when they go to renew their passports, they have to pay a fine.

So Brazilians who live outside of Brazil might be more likely to vote....
Forum: The Doctor Is In 30 September 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,122
Posted By Die Capacitrix
One of my coworkers was vaping CBD in the office....

One of my coworkers was vaping CBD in the office. :rolleyes: She only did it the one day, during which she carried the device around like a child's security blanket.
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 September 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,603
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I put white vinegar (the stuff used for cleaning)...

I put white vinegar (the stuff used for cleaning) in the fabric softener slot of my frontloader, instead of fabric softener, for the towels. There is little to no vinegar smell at the end.

I also...
Forum: Rantidote 29 September 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 33,726
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Here a cashier would call the person Herr/Frau...

Here a cashier would call the person Herr/Frau Lastname. To use the first name would be incredibly rude. Surprised me the first time somebody did that, as no one had ever done that when I was living...
Forum: Business Bytes 17 September 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Unfortunately in more ways than one:

Unfortunately in more ways than one:
Forum: Rantidote 16 September 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 33,726
Posted By Die Capacitrix
October 7, 2018 in Australia would be before the...

October 7, 2018 in Australia would be before the BBC showing in the UK. So they have to wait until October 8th (https://dwca.org.au/series-11-in-cinemas-whovians-returning/) (bolding mine).
Forum: SLC 15 September 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 50,903
Posted By Die Capacitrix
YES, PLEASE!! Maybe that will get somebody's...

YES, PLEASE!!

Maybe that will get somebody's attention.

Or I could start flinging cookies, asking questions for which I will reward points, and call somebody a BLEEEEEP.
Forum: SLC 13 September 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 50,903
Posted By Die Capacitrix
There's also a bit of Oktoberfest in Switzerland,...

There's also a bit of Oktoberfest in Switzerland, and many people do dress us. However, those who do, probably get 2 or 3 wearings each year out of their outfits, since there's other festivals...
Forum: SLC 09 September 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 50,903
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Recently I have seen many mentions of so-and-so...

Recently I have seen many mentions of so-and-so standing near someone showing the white supremacy hand signal, such as here: WAS ZINA BASH TROLLING CRITICS WITH HAND SYMBOL DURING BRETT KAVANAUGH...
Forum: Weird News 31 August 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,850
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My flatland relatives pronounce it Pudge-it...

My flatland relatives pronounce it Pudge-it Sound. Somehow I never imagined reading an article about people sheltering in place on the Kitsap Peninsula.

And for Psihala:

Oddly enough it was...
Forum: SLC 31 August 2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,352
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Have also driven in rural Scotland, and...

Have also driven in rural Scotland, and encountered both sheep and chickens in the road.

The oddest animal was a horse, that due to the low fence, had his head actually over the one-lane road. I...
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 August 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Genuine misunderstanding. She's not the only one,...

Genuine misunderstanding. She's not the only one, but the only one I knew was in her 20s and pregnant before finding out the details.
Forum: Techno-Babble 28 August 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Die Capacitrix
The same adult that doesn't know that a woman...

The same adult that doesn't know that a woman does not urinate out of her vagina. I even knew a woman who did not learn this until after she got pregnant. :fish:
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