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Forum: SLC 25 March 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 790
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Glasses Yes, but it's spelled thingy. :lol: My...

Yes, but it's spelled thingy. :lol:

My stupid question: Is there a way to tell whether a tangerine is going to be tart and juicy or sweet and dry without mangling the fruit?

Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 25 March 2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 36,223
Glasses It was the fact that he didn't really care either...

It was the fact that he didn't really care either way whether they got married or when that made me think the marriage was doomed.


Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 25 March 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 58,203
Glasses I guess I was lucky that when my starter burned...

I guess I was lucky that when my starter burned itself out, I only had to wait about 90 minutes for the tow truck--and most of that wait was because of heavy traffic--and the garage was close enough...
Forum: Rantidote 25 March 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 36,223
Glasses A friend of mine from law school got married...

A friend of mine from law school got married because his sister and his girl friend decided it was a good idea, and he went along with it. He let his wife pick their wedding date, and she picked his...
Forum: SLC 22 March 2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,549
Glasses The parking lot I use has a covering over the...

The parking lot I use has a covering over the sidewalk. I only use the very end, as I park as close to where I actually work as I can (which isn't very close, as I work in a building across the...
Forum: SLC 22 March 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 62,954
Glasses I hit the Mini gold mine yesterday. Lately...

I hit the Mini gold mine yesterday.

Lately I've noticed that some guys have been hanging around and parking at the old garage near my house. It's waiting for planning and permits and such to be...
Forum: Rantidote 22 March 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 36,223
Glasses I lived in So. CT (Hamden) for about 4.5 years...

I lived in So. CT (Hamden) for about 4.5 years starting in the mid-80s. My boss saw her parents, who lived in DC, maybe once or twice a year.

In contrast, my BIL & sister went to WSU's home...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 21 March 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Glasses Too bland. You should at least use curly fries....

Too bland. You should at least use curly fries. ;)

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 21 March 2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 62,954
Glasses I saw another Acty on my commute home last night....

I saw another Acty on my commute home last night. Well, I assume this one was also an Acty--it was missing its Honda logo, but otherwise looked the same.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 20 March 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Glasses I don't grow food plants, and the only flower...

I don't grow food plants, and the only flower I've ever had trouble with is aphids on my lupins. I discovered that the only way to deal with them is to cut the infected plant down at the first sign...
Forum: SLC 20 March 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 62,954
Glasses Last night I saw one of those butt-ugly early 80s...

Last night I saw one of those butt-ugly early 80s two-tone Cadillac Seville (http://www.2040-cars.com/_content/cars/images/68/39668/002.jpg)s with collectors plates. It's one of the few cars I...
Forum: SLC 19 March 2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Glasses Okay, I've heard the first bit of this before,...

Okay, I've heard the first bit of this before, but never the second.

I also don't see, if the leaves are so delicate, why rain doesn't destroy them. I mean, don't the leaves get wet when it rains?...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 March 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,940
Glasses Red and green. I mean, why not?Cover of the...

Red and green. I mean, why not?Cover of the Rolling Stone. Am I wrong in thinking this is a gimme?I seriously haven't a clue, and suspect I'll be forehead slapping when I read other people's...
Forum: SLC 19 March 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 62,954
Glasses On my way home from my sister's on Sunday, I saw...

On my way home from my sister's on Sunday, I saw a Honda Acty (https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s---OfPeSrW--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/q33davepmsahmj2ufs2l.jpg). It...
Forum: SLC 15 March 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 62,954
Glasses I saw a Toyota Corolla that was old enough to...

I saw a Toyota Corolla that was old enough to have a collector's plate. Given where I saw it, I may have seen it and mentioned it before. At any rate, it didn't look to me that it was in the kind of...
Forum: Rantidote 15 March 2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 58,203
Glasses Clear up until pure ammonia was available in...

Clear up until pure ammonia was available in commercial quantities, dye shops needed rotten urine, as it was called, to bleach cloth and to prepare certain dyes, like indigo.

Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 14 March 2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 333,956
Glasses NobleHunter, I don't think the book has to be 20...

NobleHunter, I don't think the book has to be 20 years old for that to be true.

Seaboe
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 March 2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Glasses Last night, I was over at my sister and...

Last night, I was over at my sister and BIL's--with Ferdinand, of course--and he was exhibiting clear signs of jealousy concerning Tina, their dachshund. In the normal-for-him course of events, Ferd...
Forum: Announcements 14 March 2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,980
Glasses We certainly do need to retain the...

We certainly do need to retain the glasses-pushing-up guy.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 14 March 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 129,703
Glasses I'm not quite sure where this belongs, but it was...

I'm not quite sure where this belongs, but it was certainly odd, so here is as good a place as any.

This morning, as I sat at a stop sign waiting to turn onto the arterial, I saw a car treating...
Forum: Rantidote 13 March 2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 186,781
Glasses I don't think the phones adjust for anomalies,...

I don't think the phones adjust for anomalies, though. We should ask some of our Australian friends about the 1/2 hour time zone shifts, and whether cell phones recognize those.

Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 13 March 2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 58,203
Glasses She looks like she's practicing her tennis game. ...

She looks like she's practicing her tennis game.

Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 13 March 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 186,781
Glasses DawnStorm, look at Kitap's location. Arizona...

DawnStorm, look at Kitap's location. Arizona doesn't change time, so the phones were wrong.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 13 March 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 62,954
Glasses This morning, in addition to seeing two Chevy...

This morning, in addition to seeing two Chevy Vans (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiEIToOWr64) parked side by side, I saw another camouflaged car! Despite the fact it was before sunrise, I know it...
Forum: Rantidote 13 March 2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 58,203
Glasses A dry cleaners that I pass on my way to the...

A dry cleaners that I pass on my way to the freeway now has a sign that says "100% chemical free cleaning." I don't know if it's supposed to be sarcasm, although I fear not, and I'm very tempted to...
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