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Forum: SLC 20 July 2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By Errata
We have offices rather than cubicles, but we do...

We have offices rather than cubicles, but we do have lots of the corner desks. We had them in our original office space, and when we expanded into a second building, they bought more of the same. ...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 July 2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Errata
March 2014.

March 2014.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 July 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Errata
I'm enjoying seeing the exact same people who...

I'm enjoying seeing the exact same people who were supporting his comment yesterday now supporting precisely the opposite just a few hours later.
Yesterday: We were always at war with Eurasia....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 July 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Errata
Sure, that checks out. Totally makes sense...

Sure, that checks out. Totally makes sense within the context and tenor of all of his other remarks and the situation. Nobody is tougher on Putin than Trump, believe me! The lying press don't want...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 July 2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,285
Posted By Errata
I agree. For most genres (even the more serious...

I agree. For most genres (even the more serious ones) there is some level of suspension of disbelief expected. You can't reasonably go into a superhero movie expecting the physics to all make...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 July 2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Errata
It's a complicated situation. An employee did...

It's a complicated situation. An employee did air her frustrations about her employer's customers on social media in an identifiable way, which is not great. But it wouldn't have amounted to...
Forum: SLC 05 July 2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,052
Posted By Errata
Visiting Canada is a lot like visiting North...

Visiting Canada is a lot like visiting North Korea. You're not allowed to leave your hotel without a Canadian chaperone, and they take you only to the parts of Canada they want you to see, with...
Forum: SLC 29 June 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,324
Posted By Errata
There are mostly white stucco buildings lining...

There are mostly white stucco buildings lining the street, and the lamps are the kind that throw light in many directions rather than aiming it down. So there might be a little more ambient...
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 June 2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,285
Posted By Errata
I saw Ocean's 8. Which I thought was on par with...

I saw Ocean's 8. Which I thought was on par with Ocean's 12 and 13, all of which were watchable but inferior to Ocean's 11.

Without going into specific spoiler details, certain details of the...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By Errata
Die Capacitrix was the one who suggested Canada...

Die Capacitrix was the one who suggested Canada as a supplier. I have no information on that except that it's across a lake from the current supplier, so maybe.

In my "unpredictable" scenario, I...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By Errata
Or maybe Canadian food manufacturers also need to...

Or maybe Canadian food manufacturers also need to start sourcing locally, increasing demand, and also some farmers have to gradually transition to different crops, and there is a spike in cranberry...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,324
Posted By Errata
I was walking downtown right at dusk when the...

I was walking downtown right at dusk when the street lights were turning on, and the whole street was turning on and off and on and off, like someone was playing with a light switch. As far as I can...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By Errata
Trade wars have unpredictable second, third,...

Trade wars have unpredictable second, third, fourth order effects rippling through international economies. If they don't nip it in the bud then probably in some ways it will make an impact even on...
Forum: Moot Court 27 June 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,403
Posted By Errata
We're long past the point of giving Republicans...

We're long past the point of giving Republicans the benefit of the doubt. They are not going to hold themselves to any standards of consistency or precedent. It's one rule for them and another for...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By Errata
I'm responding to whoever is trying to say they...

I'm responding to whoever is trying to say they would have done such a great job investing their extra income if they didn't have to pay FICA, which isn't you, since you're the one trying to...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By Errata
I just cut and paste the column of contributions...

I just cut and paste the column of contributions from the spreadsheet you gave into a new spreadsheet, added the last few years, then added a simple equation to take the cell below, multiply by 1.11,...
Forum: SLC 26 June 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By Errata
Where did the $1600 figure even come from? It's...

Where did the $1600 figure even come from? It's extremely unlikely that their income remained even remotely consistent for 52 years. Typical wages grew by a factor of approximately 10x in that...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 June 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Errata
Republicans stop caring about fetuses the moment...

Republicans stop caring about fetuses the moment they become living babies.
Forum: Moot Court 23 June 2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By Errata
Yeah, that's one of the reasons I support online...

Yeah, that's one of the reasons I support online sales tax. I hate unenforceable laws that penalize people who want to do the right thing. It would be a huge PITA to do all the bookkeeping to...
Forum: Moot Court 22 June 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By Errata
The shipping is an inherent cost of their...

The shipping is an inherent cost of their business model, not a tax. They don't get a free subsidy because their business model requires shipping. Brick and mortar stores also have a different set...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 June 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 129,639
Posted By Errata
That's not a customer-driven decision. A) It's...

That's not a customer-driven decision.
A) It's a form of DRM. If a core part of the game is being online and connecting to their servers, where they can authenticate your account, then it becomes...
Forum: Moot Court 21 June 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By Errata
This seems fair. The status quo of online...

This seems fair. The status quo of online retailers having this advantage over brick and mortar local businesses didn't make a lot of sense.

It does pose some logistical challenges for online...
Forum: Business Bytes 15 June 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,503
Posted By Errata
'Lasagna Wings With Extra Italy': If a bot wrote...

'Lasagna Wings With Extra Italy': If a bot wrote an Olive Garden commercial (http://adage.com/article/media/lasagna-wings-extra-italy-a-bot-wrote-olive-garden-ad/313882/).
Forum: Business Bytes 13 June 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,503
Posted By Errata
That's the thing, Olive Garden isn't dirt cheap,...

That's the thing, Olive Garden isn't dirt cheap, and fairly good Italian food is often not that pricey. If it was a clear case of price competition, the phenomenon would be far more explicable.
...
Forum: Business Bytes 13 June 2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,503
Posted By Errata
It depends on what you have available in your...

It depends on what you have available in your area. In the small town where I grew up there was one Italian restaurant in town, which wasn't a chain, but if anything it was worse than an Olive...
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