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Forum: Rantidote 12 October 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,225
Posted By Beachlife!
Because hybrids use a smaller gasoline engine,...

Because hybrids use a smaller gasoline engine, one that doesn't run continuously so it generates less heat.
Forum: Rantidote 12 October 2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,225
Posted By Beachlife!
TWA called them Jetstreams and they flew in the...

TWA called them Jetstreams and they flew in the Jet age. Its an easy mistake to make.
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By Beachlife!
I saw it at the Chicago Institute of Art, at a...

I saw it at the Chicago Institute of Art, at a Van Gogh exhibit. I didn't know it was going to be there. I came around a corner and there I was in the same room with it. It was not crowded which...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By Beachlife!
I've always been a fan of Starry Night, but when...

I've always been a fan of Starry Night, but when I came across it unexpectedly at a museum it took my breath away. Not art does this to me, but some definitely does.
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
My water heater uses a thermocouple to shut the...

My water heater uses a thermocouple to shut the gas off if the pilot goes out.

The water will stop coming through if the cold water going in is shut off, for whatever reason, once the tank level...
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
There is no electrical connection to my hot water...

There is no electrical connection to my hot water heater.
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
That's how you heat ginger-bread houses, right?...

That's how you heat ginger-bread houses, right? If its a two story ginger-bread house they might need to use convection heat though.
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Beachlife!
I do not recall the cult-like elements in either...

I do not recall the cult-like elements in either the novel or the original movie.

ETA: There was a Native American angle to the original story which might have been replaced though.
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
I think you are correct. When I lost power after...

I think you are correct. When I lost power after the ice storm, my furnace did not work although both my gas range and hot water heater did.

I have a forced air, gas furnace that is rather old....
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Beachlife!
I did not either, but it looks pretty darn good!

I did not either, but it looks pretty darn good!
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
What I've used in the past has a 5 year...

What I've used in the past has a 5 year expiration date.
Forum: Social Studies 09 October 2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
I keep a bit of an emergency kit in my car. I...

I keep a bit of an emergency kit in my car. I started doing this after people got stranded on the Pennsylvania turnpike for several days due to a snow storm. I drive that stretch of road frequently....
Forum: SLC 09 October 2018, 03:32 PM
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Views: 28,205
Posted By Beachlife!
Wouldn't custard be the closest British...

Wouldn't custard be the closest British equivalent to American pudding?
Forum: SLC 09 October 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 28,205
Posted By Beachlife!
Pull off tops are still common enough that I...

Pull off tops are still common enough that I think someone could figure out through extrapolation what the line means.
Forum: Social Studies 09 October 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I have an emergency water supply that's good for...

I have an emergency water supply that's good for several days. Anything beyond that and I'd need to leave the house anyway. I also always have enough food in the house to last me more than a week. If...
Forum: Social Studies 08 October 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I think it depends on where you live. I've lived...

I think it depends on where you live. I've lived in my house for 30 years now and only twice have I lost power for more than an hour or two. In the first case, I was without power for 48 hours, along...
Forum: Social Studies 08 October 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By Beachlife!
But, that's not saying that you can't have a...

But, that's not saying that you can't have a simple wedding. Its, "I can't have a simple wedding and keep my emotionally abusive family in my life". I believe that's probably true, but its a...
Forum: Techno-Babble 08 October 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Beachlife!
Let me preface this by saying that I don't think...

Let me preface this by saying that I don't think lie detectors are reliable and they should not be used as anything, but a novelty.

From what I understand, the testing process starts by setting a...
Forum: Social Studies 08 October 2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By Beachlife!
Thank you, I see that now.

Thank you, I see that now.
Forum: Social Studies 08 October 2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I don't think I understand what you are saying...

I don't think I understand what you are saying here, because it sounds like it was a thoughtful gesture.
Forum: Social Studies 08 October 2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,215
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I've always said that the easiest plan for for an...

I've always said that the easiest plan for for an apocalypse is to find someone who's done all the hard work, but has critical flaws in his security plan. Some preppers seem to be way to optimistic...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 October 2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By Beachlife!
Isn't that true of most professions? Once people...

Isn't that true of most professions? Once people make a name for themselves, people around them are more tolerant of their actions.
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 October 2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By Beachlife!
Its also a beautiful statement of intent.

Its also a beautiful statement of intent.
Forum: Business Bytes 05 October 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By Beachlife!
I would call Mr Toad's a dark ride. It doesn't...

I would call Mr Toad's a dark ride. It doesn't fit any definition of roller coaster I would use. Similarly, Splash Mountain is a flume ride, IMO.

Space mountain is an indoor roller coaster....
Forum: Moot Court 05 October 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Beachlife!
The witness protection program isn't permanently...

The witness protection program isn't permanently maintained. He would have been free to go back to his own name at any time.
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