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Forum: Amusement Bark 24 October 2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,957
Posted By BamaRainbow
I'd say it's more likely they don't want to do...

I'd say it's more likely they don't want to do something incredibly stupid by "creating" future entertainment that winds up being even more dated than anything they've done so far.

Remember the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 April 2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 45,069
Posted By BamaRainbow
I recognize that you're a bit closer to the...

I recognize that you're a bit closer to the subject but I believe the "remainder" could still be legally "UK."

Since the country's full formal name is "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
Forum: Technical Questions 12 February 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 37,149
Posted By BamaRainbow
I hadn't been on the boards in over a month and,...

I hadn't been on the boards in over a month and, last night, I decided to pay a visit. So, I did as I've always done and typed in "www.snopes.com" and got the brand-new homepage. And looked for the...
Forum: Social Studies 19 October 2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,656
Posted By BamaRainbow
Or, go one better with a card reading (on the...

Or, go one better with a card reading (on the outside) "Jesus loves you" (on the inside) "but even He thinks you're being a jerk."
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,014
Posted By BamaRainbow
Just to add a point, the Top 5 countries in terms...

Just to add a point, the Top 5 countries in terms of Muslims in the population are ALL outside the Middle East (# Muslims/% of nation's pop).

1. Indonesia (~205 Mn/87.2))
2. Pakistan (~178...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 July 2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,418
Posted By BamaRainbow
Um, not quite. You've got that backwards. ...

Um, not quite. You've got that backwards.

To be honest, you've got the terminology incorrect. For starters, you don't "buy" currency--you exchange it. (There will probably be some sort of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 July 2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,018
Posted By BamaRainbow
Um, I read "actions of Israel or the Netanyahu...

Um, I read "actions of Israel or the Netanyahu Government" as being equivalent to ISIL.

Or are you trying to defend the current Israeli policies (which ARE determined by the Netanyahu government)...
Forum: Social Studies 24 June 2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,410
Posted By BamaRainbow
Apparently the practice includes the idea that a...

Apparently the practice includes the idea that a shooter who enters a bathroom to shoot anyone in there will be too stupid to think that a stall WITH A CLOSED DOOR might have someone hiding in it. ...
Forum: Rantidote 08 May 2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,960
Posted By BamaRainbow
So, you wouldn't have posted your inane rant if...

So, you wouldn't have posted your inane rant if the guy had come up to you speaking Mandarin or Xhosa or even Tsaligi (that's the Cherokee language)?

Hate to break it to you buddy, but you're...
Forum: Social Studies 08 November 2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,586
Posted By BamaRainbow
Yeah..........but. As you clearly point out,...

Yeah..........but.

As you clearly point out, "secured in their vehicles or being moved between their vehicles, homes, and hunting grounds." I seriously doubt that the caller would've made the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 July 2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,020
Posted By BamaRainbow
Is that Mrs David Bowie to whom you're referring?...

Is that Mrs David Bowie to whom you're referring? I don't know of any other "Imans."

(The term you wanted is imam.)
Forum: Social Studies 17 July 2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 24,772
Posted By BamaRainbow
Well, I'd be a hell of a lot less likely to freak...

Well, I'd be a hell of a lot less likely to freak out over someone carrying a sword or machete in a restaurant than I would a gun.

Swords and machetes aren't really designed to be effective...
Forum: Moot Court 11 July 2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,404
Posted By BamaRainbow
This is really asinine. I don't see what the...

This is really asinine. I don't see what the Judge thinks is going to be accomplished by forcing kids to meet with a parent they don't WANT to see. I have to wonder if the Judge would appreciate...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 May 2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,208
Posted By BamaRainbow
The thing about the Côte d'Ivoire's flag is that...

The thing about the Côte d'Ivoire's flag is that the Westboro people actually tried to explain the fail away with the "it's the Irish flag upside down" excuse.

Only one problem with that: If you...
Forum: Social Studies 20 May 2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 40,058
Posted By BamaRainbow
Okay. Call me stupid but I don't get the...

Okay. Call me stupid but I don't get the connection. A kilt is NOT a type of cloth; it's a garment, equivalent to pants or skirt. Kente, on the other hand (at least as far as I can tell) is a...
Forum: Social Studies 17 April 2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 55,765
Posted By BamaRainbow
The thing that most confuses me about the problem...

The thing that most confuses me about the problem is the actual dates as listed. I thought the US was the only major English-speaking country that uses the "month-day" format as the common format...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 March 2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,003
Posted By BamaRainbow
On a note that may be a bit more in line with the...

On a note that may be a bit more in line with the theme and a name I didn't see listed, there's Lee Majors.

He was Heath Barkley on "The Big Valley" in the late 60s (his sister on the series,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 March 2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,003
Posted By BamaRainbow
It might be stretching just a bit but the...

It might be stretching just a bit but the original "Twilight Zone" featured a number of actors in VERY memorable roles, even if those roles were just one episode each.

Burgess Meredith, for...
Forum: Business Bytes 17 February 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,143
Posted By BamaRainbow
Not to mention that the African-American...

Not to mention that the African-American songwriter, Lincoln Chase, would probably be mortified that he wrote a song that turned a phrase dealing with the slave trade into a novelty tune for Shirley...
Forum: Food 17 February 2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 91,711
Posted By BamaRainbow
Hell, the chicken and rice is a staple of pretty...

Hell, the chicken and rice is a staple of pretty much every Southern home. (Not to mention part of a classic "I Love Lucy" episode, thanks to Ricky's Cuban heritage and arroz con pollo.) You even...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 January 2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,862
Posted By BamaRainbow
Given the horrors that our GOP legislature and...

Given the horrors that our GOP legislature and its idiotic leadership have inflicted on the state in the past year, Mr Whitmire might've found some better things to write about.

Then again,...
Forum: Rantidote 01 January 2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,050
Posted By BamaRainbow
With all this recent talk about shingles, I'm...

With all this recent talk about shingles, I'm beginning to wonder if I was properly diagnosed when I "had" them. I got chicken pox when I was about 6 or 7 (don't remember exactly except my brother...
Forum: Social Studies 01 January 2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,776
Posted By BamaRainbow
This may be just a bit off-topic but I have to...

This may be just a bit off-topic but I have to say this thread came to mind the other day at the movies. I went to see Into the Woods and the theater runs a pre-movie segment that includes...
Forum: Fun House 24 December 2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,856
Posted By BamaRainbow
How about some Weird Al, "Christmas at Ground...

How about some Weird Al, "Christmas at Ground Zero" via Hindi --> Haitian Creole --> Zulu --> Basque --> Welsh --> Japanese?

Christmas at Ground Zero
Music in the air
Bell and carolers "sing...
Forum: Police Blotter 30 November 2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,656
Posted By BamaRainbow
I'm pretty certain the fact that the prosecutor...

I'm pretty certain the fact that the prosecutor allowed Wilson several hours of UNchallenged testifying in front of the grand jury (letting him tell HIS side of the story--again, with NO...
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