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Forum: SLC 19 July 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,324
Posted By musicgeek
We're used to getting telemarketing/scam calls on...

We're used to getting telemarketing/scam calls on our landline phones, most of which will turn up on caller I.D. either as "OUT OF AREA," "PRIVATE NUMBER," or occasionally even a spoofed number (such...
Forum: Book Corner 18 July 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 641
Posted By musicgeek
Is this a novel, or just a thinly-disguised ploy...

Is this a novel, or just a thinly-disguised ploy to expose all of America's societal weaknesses? ;)

Next thing you'll be asking what he's supposed to do if he gets ill or injured...

The public...
Forum: Fun House 17 July 2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By musicgeek
Haven't listened to that one in a while... good...

Haven't listened to that one in a while... good choice!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 July 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
1. What is distinctive about the performers in...

1. What is distinctive about the performers in Japanese "bunraku" or Javanese "wayang" theater? They are puppeteers, I believe.

2. In geology, strike-slip, dip-slip, and oblique-slip are the three...
Forum: Fun House 17 July 2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By musicgeek
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3Fn36l_z3WY?start=22" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Well, a guy can only hope.
Forum: SLC 12 July 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,353
Posted By musicgeek
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-Potable-Water-Ex...

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-Potable-Water-Expansion-Tank-for-50-gal-Water-Heaters-DET-12-M1-HD/205556423
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 July 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
1. What biblical figure is introduced as "a man...

1. What biblical figure is introduced as "a man in the land of Uz (who) was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil"? Job

2. On what kind of musical instrument could you...
Forum: Fun House 09 July 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,717
Posted By musicgeek
Or, of all things, Toad the Wet Sprocket.

Or, of all things, Toad the Wet Sprocket.
Forum: SLC 06 July 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,353
Posted By musicgeek
My wife is a violinist and hates trying to play...

My wife is a violinist and hates trying to play fretted instruments - the calluses are on the wrong part of the fingertip for her.

There are books out there that show the chords and strumming...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 July 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
GenYus, I think you've got #7: The singer...

GenYus, I think you've got #7: The singer portrays two or more characters in the video. Realizing that "Heartbreaker" here is neither of the classic songs I was thinking of.
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,353
Posted By musicgeek
Stupid question: when is a minimum not a minimum?...

Stupid question: when is a minimum not a minimum?

There's a sticker on the gas pumps at at least one local gas station proclaiming "Cigarettes sold at or below state minimum."

A poster in the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 July 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
1. Before beginning his political career, Ignacy...

1. Before beginning his political career, Ignacy Paderewski, the third prime minister of Poland, rose to fame in what profession? Music (he was a composer and instrumental performer - piano, I...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 July 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
Hmm... I like your #1, TGG - reminded me of the...

Hmm... I like your #1, TGG - reminded me of the Disney connection for the name.
Forum: SLC 01 July 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,729
Posted By musicgeek
Per Wikipedia:...

Per Wikipedia: (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grain_elevator)



I learned something today!
Forum: Rantidote 01 July 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 84,907
Posted By musicgeek
Pretty sure I did the same thing as a kid (with...

Pretty sure I did the same thing as a kid (with that exact amount, but as a 20, a 10, and a 5) in a leather billfold - "for safekeeping" in some book or other, and I'm pretty sure I subsequently sold...
Forum: Rantidote 30 June 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,450
Posted By musicgeek
Translation: "Hah hah! We're gonna stomp those...

Translation: "Hah hah! We're gonna stomp those gun-hating, gender-confused libtards!" :rolleyes:
Forum: SLC 30 June 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 140,287
Posted By musicgeek
Love that, TGG - thanks for sharing!

Love that, TGG - thanks for sharing!
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,581
Posted By musicgeek
Thanks to a very generous gift from the family of...

Thanks to a very generous gift from the family of a graduating special ed. student, my whole family got to see Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! at the Shubert Theatre in NYC today. A fantastic...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 June 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky...

1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky Way accepted to be what type of celestial object? WAG-Pulsar?

2. Before Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953, a "corvette" was a type of what?...
Forum: Amusement Bark 26 June 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 176,754
Posted By musicgeek
No, it's actually pickle juice. ...

No, it's actually pickle juice.

https://www.today.com/food/sonic-drive-pickle-trend-new-pickle-juice-slush-t125211

Bleah.
Forum: Rantidote 26 June 2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,210
Posted By musicgeek
With Republicans on the Hill getting increasingly...

With Republicans on the Hill getting increasingly vocal about the fact that Trump's behavior is less than helpful to their cause, I wonder whether we'll see this scenario play out:

What sitting...
Forum: Rantidote 21 June 2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,210
Posted By musicgeek
https://i.imgflip.com/2cllsv.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/2cllsv.jpg
Forum: Techno-Babble 20 June 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,065
Posted By musicgeek
How many @$$holes we got in this administration,...

How many @$$holes we got in this administration, anyhow?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 June 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
I thought that might be it, but wasn't sure if...

I thought that might be it, but wasn't sure if there was some Kingsmen/Lewis Carroll connection that I missed!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 June 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,590
Posted By musicgeek
I confess I have no idea what you're talking...

I confess I have no idea what you're talking about, but I'm intrigued. :lol:

I Googled and found this excerpt from a book called The Witchfinder by one Loren D. Estleman, but that seems a bit...
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