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Forum: Book Corner 14 February 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 555,722
Posted By Crius of CoH
While it is easy enough to find lists of the...

While it is easy enough to find lists of the books online, here's a list of the core novels, in chronological order:

1. The Colour of Magic
2. The Light Fantastic
3. Equal Rites
4. Mort
5....
Forum: Book Corner 14 February 2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 555,722
Posted By Crius of CoH
The DC Universe streaming service has comic books...

The DC Universe streaming service has comic books as well as movies, shows and a daily news show; I was pleased to see that Planetary is now part of their collection, as well as The Wild Storm, an...
Forum: Techno-Babble 14 February 2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Crius of CoH
And today's xkcd (https://xkcd.com/2111/) has a...

And today's xkcd (https://xkcd.com/2111/) has a much more upbeat tribute to the plucky little rover.
Forum: Techno-Babble 13 February 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Crius of CoH
:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Book Corner 13 February 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 555,722
Posted By Crius of CoH
Actually an old book (1895) from Project...

Actually an old book (1895) from Project Gutenberg: The Little Room and Other Stories (http://www.gutenberg.org/files/58855/58855-h/58855-h.htm), by Madeline Yale Wynne (who also apparently supplied...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 February 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 43,470
Posted By Crius of CoH
So, there was a potentially decent movie ruined...

So, there was a potentially decent movie ruined by slapping a license on it. And other stuff, but I'll run with the license.

Now I kinda want to see it, to find out if I can discover the lost...
Forum: Rantidote 04 February 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 43,933
Posted By Crius of CoH
How old is it? Smoke detectors have a lifespan of...

How old is it? Smoke detectors have a lifespan of years, usually 10 years or less - see the manufacturer's details. And CO detectors have an even shorter lifespan, as they depend on a chemical...
Forum: Police Blotter 31 January 2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Crius of CoH
I'm not sure if I should be commending the...

I'm not sure if I should be commending the would-be criminals for equal gender opportunity employment, or condemning them for putting a woman in a "traditional" subservient role. :p
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 43,933
Posted By Crius of CoH
I've always said my perfect home would be like...

I've always said my perfect home would be like the house in Clifford Simak's short story, "The Big Front Yard (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Front_Yard)", where (in my case) one door of my...
Forum: Police Blotter 28 January 2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Crius of CoH
Lots of YouTube videos on the subject; they pop...

Lots of YouTube videos on the subject; they pop up in my "suggested" feed on occasion, usually after getting a few layers into the feed when I start off with how-to videos.
Forum: SLC 24 January 2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,323
Posted By Crius of CoH
Hmmm... how about Judge Sn...

Hmmm... how about Judge Sn (https://subterraneanpress.com/judge-sn-goes-golfing-ebook), instead? (In his first appearance, in John Scalzi's The Android's Dream, Judge Sn was given an incredibly rare...
Forum: SLC 21 January 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,323
Posted By Crius of CoH
Ha! I had to do that as well, so I could look up...

Ha! I had to do that as well, so I could look up the owner's manual for the TV and figure out where I should be looking for the gosh-darned port. Because (another point of irritation), fewer and...
Forum: SLC 20 January 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,323
Posted By Crius of CoH
Remembered I had a digital audio cable in my Big...

Remembered I had a digital audio cable in my Big Bag O Wires ("On the Grow Since 1987!"), and hooked up our TV to our sound system, so that the onboard TV stuff (like Amazon and Roku) gets properly...
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 January 2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By Crius of CoH
I think that's more of a YMMV situation. I...

I think that's more of a YMMV situation. I enjoyed the TV show as a kid, discovered and enjoyed the print cartoons as a young adult (thanks to used book stores and a solid handful of hardbound Chas...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 58,545
Posted By Crius of CoH
You have accurately described my boss - who, I...

You have accurately described my boss - who, I must say, is a genuinely nice and good person, and whom I get along with quite well. But communication with him has always been a struggle. To put a...
Forum: Social Studies 18 January 2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,882
Posted By Crius of CoH
Took me a while to find this; it's been years...

Took me a while to find this; it's been years since I was last on that site. But anyways, some evidence that the Flat Earthers may not really understand their position...
Forum: Amusement Bark 17 January 2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,144
Posted By Crius of CoH
Especially as Marvel has confirmed that Loki's...

Especially as Marvel has confirmed that Loki's most evil outing (Avengers 1) was due directly to him being influenced by the Mind Stone. Atonement! Spin-off series! Squealing fans! :lol:
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 January 2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 43,470
Posted By Crius of CoH
Welp. Watched it. I did that thing. Mmm-hmm. ...

Welp. Watched it. I did that thing. Mmm-hmm.

Yeah... OK, here's my one-line critique of the series: For a series of Godzilla movies that don't have much Godzilla in them, it's kind of interesting,...
Forum: SLC 14 January 2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,323
Posted By Crius of CoH
I have now heard a "good HOA" story...

I have now heard a "good HOA" story (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1994509&postcount=510), so it's not all negative stuff in my head any more! :p
Forum: Rantidote 13 January 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 43,933
Posted By Crius of CoH
I was thinking more from the episode of Young...

I was thinking more from the episode of Young Justice, season 2, "Satisfaction", where Lex Luthor asks the original Roy Harper, "What is it you really want, son? Revenge, or satisfaction?"
Forum: Social Studies 13 January 2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By Crius of CoH
There's your answer, fishbulb.

There's your answer, fishbulb.
Forum: Rantidote 13 January 2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 43,933
Posted By Crius of CoH
Reading that raised my blood pressure, Cervus; I...

Reading that raised my blood pressure, Cervus; I have never heard a "good HOA" story and this just iced the cake. I sincerely hope that you get the recompense and satisfaction you deserve after this...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 January 2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 43,470
Posted By Crius of CoH
Didn't realize it had dropped; I'll have to make...

Didn't realize it had dropped; I'll have to make some time to watch it. The first installment was fairly underwhelming, and the middle installment rose up to "interesting", so I had/have hopes that,...
Forum: Social Studies 11 January 2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By Crius of CoH
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/uMcfzTTKTaQ" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: SLC 10 January 2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 114,130
Posted By Crius of CoH
I rarely buy lottery tickets, but I got a...

I rarely buy lottery tickets, but I got a Powerball yesterday in time for last night's drawing. In my whole life, I only ever won once, and that was a $2 minimum win. However, on checking the numbers...
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