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Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 January 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,286
Posted By WildaBeast
If I may nitpick, there is no zoo called the "New...

If I may nitpick, there is no zoo called the "New York Zoo". There's the Bronx Zoo, and the Central Park Zoo. If you were worthy of immigrating to the United States you would have known that. :p
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Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 383
Posted By WildaBeast
This seems kind of silly now, but there was...

This seems kind of silly now, but there was Canadian children's show that aired on Nickelodeon in the 1980s called Today's Special (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Today%27s_Special). Set in a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 January 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,286
Posted By WildaBeast
According to NPR this morning, Trump also...

According to NPR this morning, Trump also described Norwegians as "hard working", which kind of confirms something I'd sort of suspected, that the idea that immigrants from rich European countries...
Forum: SLC 17 January 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 229,116
Posted By WildaBeast
Amazon has a new delivery system where they...

Amazon has a new delivery system where they simply toss your packages out of a helicopter over your house.

Meanwhile, in what I'm pretty sure was a separate dream, I've been chosen to...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 January 2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By WildaBeast
Airplane Londoner barred from boarding flights after wearing all his clothes to aviod bag fee

Had to shorten the headline a bit to make it fit in the subject line.

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Forum: Techno-Babble 16 January 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,038
Posted By WildaBeast
They were talking about these cars on NPR this...

They were talking about these cars on NPR this morning (or maybe it was yesterday morning). A key point that the earlier story didn't mention is that these cars won't be available to just anyone...
Forum: Rantidote 16 January 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 17,552
Posted By WildaBeast
I wonder if the age of the house has something to...

I wonder if the age of the house has something to do with it. In the newer (1980s and 90s) apartments I've lived in the switch just controlled one of the two outlets. In my 1970s house it controls...
Forum: Rantidote 16 January 2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,643
Posted By WildaBeast
LTTAM: It seems like a significant percentage of...

LTTAM: It seems like a significant percentage of the people who submit edits to IMDB don't know what the word "anachronism" means. The "goofs" section for every movie/show is categorized into...
Forum: SLC 16 January 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 13,972
Posted By WildaBeast
France Trader Joe's (at least the one in my area) is...

Trader Joe's (at least the one in my area) is particularly bad about constantly rearranging their store. IIRC the idea is that they don't want you to just go straight to the item you're looking for,...
Forum: Business Bytes 16 January 2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By WildaBeast
Well, the 747 worked back in the regulated days...

Well, the 747 worked back in the regulated days when only Pan Am and TWA plus the foreign carriers were the only airlines allowed to fly transatlantic. With less competition they could consolidate...
Forum: We've Got Mail 15 January 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 324,537
Posted By WildaBeast
Are you sure he wasn't a member of the department...

Are you sure he wasn't a member of the department of redundancy department member?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,286
Posted By WildaBeast
And of course during the period in history when a...

And of course during the period in history when a large number of Norwegians were coming to the US, Norway was a very poor country, a country xenophobes at the time might have called a s---hole.* ...
Forum: SLC 15 January 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 229,116
Posted By WildaBeast
A regular Amtrak coach car can be driven on the...

A regular Amtrak coach car can be driven on the freeway under its own power just like any other vehicle.
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 154,455
Posted By WildaBeast
It's based on the phone's location, so setting it...

It's based on the phone's location, so setting it to airplane mode would actually prevent it from switching by turning off the GPS as well as preventing it from signaling to the Nest.



Well in...
Forum: SLC 14 January 2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,895
Posted By WildaBeast
Regarding checks, the one and only bill I had to...

Regarding checks, the one and only bill I had to pay by mailing off a check, my California earthquake insurance, and will now accept electronic checks. The only other times I use checks are for...
Forum: SLC 13 January 2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 134,120
Posted By WildaBeast
You realize, of course, someone is going to take...

You realize, of course, someone is going to take that as proof that you guys are Communists who want to overthrow the US.
Forum: SLC 12 January 2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By WildaBeast
Topic titles you swore you saw but actually didn't

These rusty-spotted cars are the smallest in the world! (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?p=1969082#post1969082)

Hey, it makes more sense for a car to be rusty than a cat. Although I did...
Forum: Rantidote 12 January 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 154,455
Posted By WildaBeast
So a new related FWP: I was going to email...

So a new related FWP: I was going to email Nest's support staff with the issue, except apparently they don't have an email option. Their only options for contacting tech support are live chat,...
Forum: Rantidote 12 January 2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 17,552
Posted By WildaBeast
Yes, basically like the first one, but with a...

Yes, basically like the first one, but with a pull string so you can turn the light on and off without turning off the outlet.
Forum: SLC 11 January 2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,764
Posted By WildaBeast
Oh, not the Crest Theater...

Oh, not the Crest Theater (https://www.crestsacramento.com/about/) I was thinking of. Unhijackably, was Crest a chain of movie theaters in the 1940s and 50s? While the building that houses...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 January 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By WildaBeast
And there seems to be a certain contingent of...

And there seems to be a certain contingent of voters who just vote for whichever party didn't hold the presidency last term for no reason other than some vague notion that "we need a change".
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 January 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,477
Posted By WildaBeast
When I first saw the headline I wondered why,...

When I first saw the headline I wondered why, specifically, they targeted 7-Eleven. Unless, as you say, there was some reason to believe their management was encouraging the hiring of undocumented...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 January 2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By WildaBeast
So Arpaio was interviewed on NPR's Morning...

So Arpaio was interviewed on NPR's Morning Edition this morning (https://www.npr.org/2018/01/11/577123384/deport-them-arpaio-departs-from-trump-on-daca-recipients). Needless to say the amount of eye...
Forum: Weird News 10 January 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By WildaBeast
He's not dead; he's resting.

He's not dead; he's resting.
Forum: SLC 10 January 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 95,623
Posted By WildaBeast
No you're not, you'll be stone dead in a moment.

No you're not, you'll be stone dead in a moment.
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