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Forum: Amusement Bark 15 August 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By ChasFink
Icon81 This article excludes an important detail -...

This article excludes an important detail - Anheuser-Busch is so sure they won't win that they're promising the beer in these fridges will be free...
Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,267
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 The info in the article seems valid enough, but I...

The info in the article seems valid enough, but I suspect there's also a link to the good old days when postage stamps and casino chips (which also have a fixed monetary value) were often acceptable...
Forum: Police Blotter 14 August 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By ChasFink
Tsk, Tsk Nun Busted For Smuggling Cocaine in High Heels, Blames Internet Lover

I have nothing to say about the story, but you can't let a headline like this go unnoticed.

Nun Busted For Smuggling Cocaine in High Heels, Blames Internet Lover...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 August 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 156,580
Posted By ChasFink
TV Unfortunately, I don't think you got that one...

Unfortunately, I don't think you got that one either. The correct answer is semi-obvious to folks as old as me who grew up watching American TV comedy - unless Ken's throwing us a real curve ball on...
Forum: SLC 09 August 2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,267
Posted By ChasFink
Ponder I swear I read this as "Darth Leader". That's...

I swear I read this as "Darth Leader". That's about right, though.
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 98,926
Posted By ChasFink
Icon02 It's not just one store, it's all the...

It's not just one store, it's all the supermarkets and many craft stores. I don't have time to complain to them all. I just don't understand how (for example) fear of peanut allergies means I can't...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By ChasFink
Icon105 Yeah, I think being polite but making it clear...

Yeah, I think being polite but making it clear you disagree might actually make the world a better place. I saw a documentary a while ago about a Black civil rights advocate who makes it a point to...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By ChasFink
TV That might open the door to an Emmanuel Lewis...

That might open the door to an Emmanuel Lewis guest spot, picking up from this classic (https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4fiqhj).
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By ChasFink
No I absolutely do not think it's a good idea to...

I absolutely do not think it's a good idea to confront the Nazis (whatever you call them). Boo them, hold your nose as they walk by, hang up banners against them high where they can't be reached -...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 August 2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 156,580
Posted By ChasFink
1. Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, and Ludwig Mies...

1. Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were the three directors of what influential institution?
Bauhaus. Not the one that did "Bela Lugosi's Dead".

2. The first NASA...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,562
Posted By ChasFink
Bang Head Maybe the answer to the fires is a statewide lawn...

Maybe the answer to the fires is a statewide lawn sprinkler system. The feds will pay for it after the wall is done.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,562
Posted By ChasFink
Spit Take Trump would say "That young lady is wasting...

Trump would say "That young lady is wasting water! Quick, collect it so we can feed it to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico before it gets to the ocean!"

:lol:
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 August 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 271,455
Posted By ChasFink
Yeah. Wow. Interesting message they're sending...

Yeah. Wow. Interesting message they're sending there.
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 August 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 271,455
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 Even if those are the parents of the kids...

Even if those are the parents of the kids involved, who's policing this? What's to keep basically anyone in that crowd from grabbing any of the kids inappropriately? (I'm actually someone who...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 August 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,562
Posted By ChasFink
Shout Trump Accuses California Of Causing Wildfires By ‘Diverting’ Water To Pacific

Trump Accuses California Of Causing Wildfires By ‘Diverting’ Water To Pacific...
Forum: Rantidote 06 August 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 98,926
Posted By ChasFink
Icon86 Does ANYONE actually use these things? I think...

Does ANYONE actually use these things? I think they just pile them up at the door to remind you to start buying Halloween candy and Thanksgiving food.
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 August 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 271,455
Posted By ChasFink
Teacher Here's one I just don't get: <iframe...

Here's one I just don't get:
<iframe width="603" height="339" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oKZ2PsnxLpE" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Alternate...
Forum: Rantidote 06 August 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 98,926
Posted By ChasFink
Icon02 I don't mind all the pumpkin spice, but I wish...

I don't mind all the pumpkin spice, but I wish there was some way of ridding the world of those goddamned scented pine cones that come out at the same time and are placed at the front door of the...
Forum: Techno-Babble 06 August 2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By ChasFink
Based on its obliquity, Uranus could be one of...

Based on its obliquity, Uranus could be one of those tilted parfaits where the layers are not parallel to each other.

When I have too much dessert I turn into a gas giant myself. You can now make...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 August 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By ChasFink
TV I hope it will bring back some of the old school...

I hope it will bring back some of the old school magic, but I'll watch it when it either comes to broadcast TV or DVD. I won't subscribe to a service just because it has new Star Trek.
Forum: Politics 06 August 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By ChasFink
I had always heard that Reagan and Carter were...

I had always heard that Reagan and Carter were somewhat in cahoots during the negotiations. Reagan did not honor all of the details of Carter's agreement, based on the argument that a previous...
Forum: Techno-Babble 03 August 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By ChasFink
Teacher I would think we need one of these at both L4 and...

I would think we need one of these at both L4 and L5, for aesthetic balance. Perhaps the second one could be raspberry?

Of course, if we really used blackberry Ceres for this, I think it would...
Forum: Techno-Babble 02 August 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By ChasFink
Read This! Rimshot!*** ***Not that kind of...

Rimshot!***




***Not that kind of rimshot.
Forum: Techno-Babble 02 August 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By ChasFink
True. Cheese (green or otherwise) only goes with...

True. Cheese (green or otherwise) only goes with Apple Earth. (But what goes with Apple Earth&trade;?)


I found my Worth
On Blueberry Earth
On Blueberry Earth
With filling so blue

The moon...
Forum: Moot Court 31 July 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,208
Posted By ChasFink
Chef When I taught media literacy, I warned students...

When I taught media literacy, I warned students to be cautious of the "made with" claims. My favorite is "made with real cheese", which is incredibly popular with advertisers. "Cheetos and Cheez Whiz...
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