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Forum: Rantidote 18 September 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,467
Posted By WildaBeast
In a related problem, I too missed "Twice Upon a...

In a related problem, I too missed "Twice Upon a Time". I'd kind of like to watch it before the new season starts, just for continuity's sake (it feels a bit jarring to me to have a new Doctor...
Forum: Rantidote 17 September 2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 76,595
Posted By WildaBeast
I forgot to buy some chips or similar salty snack...

I forgot to buy some chips or similar salty snack to snack on at work when I bought groceries last weekend. Also, the vending machine is broken so I can't even buy some here. Now I'm craving...
Forum: Rantidote 17 September 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 76,595
Posted By WildaBeast
Some credit cards also have "price protection" as...

Some credit cards also have "price protection" as one of the benefits they offer cardholders. With my Citibank card, if I pay for an item at least partly with that card, and that item is advertised...
Forum: SLC 16 September 2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 39,318
Posted By WildaBeast
On a trip down the Wikipedia rabbit hole, I...

On a trip down the Wikipedia rabbit hole, I learned that the UK government has a cat with the official title "Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office...
Forum: Rantidote 16 September 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 76,595
Posted By WildaBeast
Follow up to the above FWP: I went ahead and...

Follow up to the above FWP: I went ahead and bought some food to donate on my shopping trip this afternoon, even though the time to leave it out for the food drive was this morning. I figured I'd...
Forum: SLC 15 September 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 20,548
Posted By WildaBeast
The thread about the Volkswagen Beetle got me...

The thread about the Volkswagen Beetle got me thinking about the names of other VW models. Specifically, when the Golf was first introduced why did they decide to call it the Rabbit in the US and...
Forum: SLC 14 September 2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 39,318
Posted By WildaBeast
Because it's an Italian sports car. Italian...

Because it's an Italian sports car. Italian sports cars are supported to be complicated.


I suspect most people who own these cars don't drive them in bad weather if they can avoid it.
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 114,796
Posted By WildaBeast
You'd think Previous Occupant would start to...

You'd think Previous Occupant would start to wonder why they weren't receiving the products they are presumably paying for.
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,467
Posted By WildaBeast
Indeed, now I want to know how the title got...

Indeed, now I want to know how the title got fixed. Surly it was well beyond the window in which GM could edit his post, and do we even have moderators anymore? Did GM become a moderator without us...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 September 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By WildaBeast
Yeah, not to mention that the new ones are really...

Yeah, not to mention that the new ones are really nothing more than restyled Golfs.

I also take issue with this quote from the article, although I'm probably just being pedantic.

I don't...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 September 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By WildaBeast
Yes. Pipelines are considered "transportation"...

Yes. Pipelines are considered "transportation" as they transport gas or oil, and are part of the NTSB's jurisdiction.

ETA: At least on some older NTSB reports, the cover page includes...
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,467
Posted By WildaBeast
I just came here to post that I was annoyed by...

I just came here to post that I was annoyed by the misspelling in the title. Now I see that it was intentional, so I shouldn't been annoyed by it. Now I'm annoyed that I can't post the thing I came...
Forum: SLC 14 September 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 25,744
Posted By WildaBeast
Going home yesterday I passed a beat up old...

Going home yesterday I passed a beat up old mid-1960s Chevy pickup heading in the opposite direction. Then a few cars behind it I noticed a beat up mid-1960s Ford pickup. Interesting to see two...
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 76,595
Posted By WildaBeast
I got a bag for donations for my city's annual...

I got a bag for donations for my city's annual food drive today. The collection date is this Saturday, the 15th, two days from now. If I had more than two days notice I would have bought some extra...
Forum: SLC 13 September 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,706
Posted By WildaBeast
Shoe stores have now begun packaging their shoes...

Shoe stores have now begun packaging their shoes in bags of green onions. I think they're doing this to cater to people who believe that putting an onion in your sock removes "toxins" from your body...
Forum: SLC 13 September 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,706
Posted By WildaBeast
Shoe stores have now begun packaging their shoes...

Shoe stores have now begun packaging their shoes in bags of green onions. I think they're doing this to cater to people who believe that putting an onion in your sock removes "toxins" from your...
Forum: SLC 12 September 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 25,744
Posted By WildaBeast
An Imperial...

An Imperial (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_(automobile)), perhaps? Often erroneously called a "Chrysler Imperial", Imperial was technically marketed as separate make from Chrysler from the...
Forum: Rantidote 12 September 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 114,796
Posted By WildaBeast
Amazon, as you probably know, sometimes sends out...

Amazon, as you probably know, sometimes sends out emails to people who have previously purchased a product asking "Can you answer this question?" So I suspect the people answering "I don't know" are...
Forum: Rantidote 11 September 2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 106,733
Posted By WildaBeast
My similar annoyance is dog walkers who stop to...

My similar annoyance is dog walkers who stop to take a cell phone call and don't pay attention to what their dog is doing while they're on the phone. They'll stand off to one side, and while they're...
Forum: Rantidote 11 September 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 106,733
Posted By WildaBeast
I emailed their customer service and got what...

I emailed their customer service and got what looks to be a canned response they send everyone who complains about that error: "If you used this shipping method, use this tracking number, etc..." ...
Forum: Rantidote 10 September 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 106,733
Posted By WildaBeast
Back in July I purchased some memory from Newegg,...

Back in July I purchased some memory from Newegg, or technically from a vendor selling on Newegg Marketplace. I bought it because I thought the RAM in my laptop was bad, but it turned out it was...
Forum: SLC 10 September 2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,706
Posted By WildaBeast
I'm now a student at some expensive private high...

I'm now a student at some expensive private high school. The rich students at this school all bully me for not being rich like they are. My mom works in the cafeteria, which is apparently how I am...
Forum: SLC 09 September 2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 20,548
Posted By WildaBeast
This recipe...

This recipe (https://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/jamaican-jerk-chicken-and-seasoning-210145) for Jamaican jerk chicken (which is amazing, BTW) calls for "12 bay leaves (finely crumbled)" in the...
Forum: SLC 08 September 2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,706
Posted By WildaBeast
Broadcast television stations are now allowed to...

Broadcast television stations are now allowed to show some rather graphic and detailed sex-ed programs. They use real human models to illustrate human anatomy and detailed lessons on subjects like...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 September 2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By WildaBeast
I've seen Deliverance, but I didn't actually...

I've seen Deliverance, but I didn't actually realize he was in it until it kept getting mentioned in his obituaries. I didn't recognize him without the trademark mustache.
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