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Forum: Social Studies 17 February 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By UEL
Baseball I would submit that because his clothes are...

I would submit that because his clothes are always so loud that no one can remember what he was wearing yesterday.

Certainly nothing more than a "loud suit".
Forum: SLC 17 February 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,257
Posted By UEL
Baseball I love the imagery Brad. My visual example...

I love the imagery Brad.

My visual example is something else. At work I love the developing of concepts, the bringing out of my head the thoughts and visions I have, how after a day's work where...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 February 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,530
Posted By UEL
Baseball Fair enough. 18 is being reported all over the...

Fair enough. 18 is being reported all over the place, so I thought it was vetted.

A dozen makes it all better! [aimed at gun culture, not at anyone on this board]
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,530
Posted By UEL
United States Not quite. It is the 18th school shooting. ...

Not quite. It is the 18th school shooting.

It is the 30th mass shooting.

http://metro.co.uk/2018/02/15/many-mass-shootings-america-2018-7314649/
Forum: SLC 15 February 2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,257
Posted By UEL
Baseball You, my friend, are completely the opposite of...

You, my friend, are completely the opposite of me. Whether it is a technical write, briefing note, manual or my dabbling in fiction, I love creating first drafts. I hate editing them.

I'm glad...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 February 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 94,115
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Norway and Sweden 2. Knight? could be...

1. Norway and Sweden

2. Knight? could be confused with King maybe

3. Gilbert and Sullivan, only names I can think of

4. Cat. It's easy to own six or seven. Dogs are much more work

5....
Forum: SLC 14 February 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 25,463
Posted By UEL
Baseball The history pedant in me is coming out. ...

The history pedant in me is coming out.

"They realized after the War of 1812 that they weren't going to get their colonies back..." - the war was never about that. It was nominally started over...
Forum: Moot Court 12 February 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,017
Posted By UEL
Baseball I listened to a new article describing the...

I listened to a new article describing the efforts of the organiser of the Expo Rick Thiessen. Thiessen is the guy who finally dropped the hammer on this goofball's attendance. Thiessen, when he...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 25,463
Posted By UEL
Baseball Just to add a data point, growing up, we called...

Just to add a data point, growing up, we called them "button up shirts" but moving out west as a teen they were called "button down" shirts.

It may be a regional thing north of 49.
Forum: SLC 10 February 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 25,463
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know a lot of people that lease cars and...

I know a lot of people that lease cars and exchange them annually, or at least every 2 years.

And not all of these people are business people that get the benefit of claiming expenses.

ETA:...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 February 2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 238,605
Posted By UEL
Baseball My parents had a black Lab named Skid that had a...

My parents had a black Lab named Skid that had a bump on his head like that.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By UEL
Baseball White hoods aren't army. They are boosters. ...

White hoods aren't army. They are boosters.

This is his army!!!!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By UEL
Baseball I see Trump's Army is getting ready for the...

I see Trump's Army is getting ready for the parade. Gotta get practice in early.

http://www.mikelynaugh.com/VirtualCivilWar/RemeberanceDay2003/Images/IMG_4587.jpg
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 February 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 94,115
Posted By UEL
Baseball I had physics stuck on my brain, and I know that...

I had physics stuck on my brain, and I know that there were nuclear incidents in many of those countries. But I knew that it was a broad shot in the dark.

As for USSR vs Russia vs Ukraine, I was...
Forum: Rantidote 07 February 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,241
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is me exactly. I used to love the spy...

This is me exactly.

I used to love the spy thrillers of the '70s through '90s, but those just don't thrill me. I have evolved somewhat and have picked up new series, but without the passion I had...
Forum: Techno-Babble 07 February 2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,769
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've spent far too much time watching the live...

I've spent far too much time watching the live feed from the car. I mean, there is nothing happening (unlike when I go watch kittencam), but I can't seem to take my eyes from it.

I need to sleep...
Forum: SLC 07 February 2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 25,463
Posted By UEL
Baseball I'll bite. For the record, I am not in the US...

I'll bite. For the record, I am not in the US military, and don't pretend to speak for them.

But, as most militaries tend to have the same types of people, I will speak for my military.

Copy...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 February 2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 94,115
Posted By UEL
Baseball 2 this week

1. They aren't white?

2. I don't know any Viennese born physicists.

3. Only other Japanese sword I know is the Katana (which is my mnemonic for remembering a Syrian village we were observing...
Forum: SLC 06 February 2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 25,463
Posted By UEL
Baseball The history I was taught was that Fahrenheit...

The history I was taught was that Fahrenheit wanted to use the freezing point of salt saturated brine because it was able to be replicated easily. That freezes at roughly -16C, so that became 0...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 February 2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By UEL
Baseball I thought that was a product of Sarah Palin. And...

I thought that was a product of Sarah Palin. And even most GOP members, except the Tea Party holdouts, know that Palin is nuts.
Forum: Moot Court 05 February 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,247
Posted By UEL
Baseball On the news I heard that Nassar has been...

On the news I heard that Nassar has been sentenced to another 40-125 years.

As for the father, I can understand completely. I am glad the court (judge) took a measured approach to resolving it.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 February 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By UEL
Baseball http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1801434&p...

http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1801434&postcount=1

I thought I had already posted about this. I got the year wrong. A weird conversation it was, though.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 February 2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By UEL
Baseball In 2013 I ran into a guy who ranted at me that we...

In 2013 I ran into a guy who ranted at me that we changed the flag from that one (we changed in 1965). He complained that too many Canadians died under that flag in battle. When I brought up the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 February 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,983
Posted By UEL
Baseball This was discussed in some detail on the radio. ...

This was discussed in some detail on the radio. It is not as it seems people are interpreting it.

There is a move afoot for people to put out revisionist history. In this particular case, the...
Forum: SLC 02 February 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,928
Posted By UEL
Baseball Go up there and grab it. Then you can have a...

Go up there and grab it. Then you can have a drone for a trophy!!
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