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Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 August 2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,869
Posted By Cyrano
Not all of them, like Rudy "there was no...

Not all of them, like Rudy "there was no terrorist attack on US territory before Obama took office" Giuliani.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 February 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,008
Posted By Cyrano
That was my impression, too.

That was my impression, too.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 July 2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,369
Posted By Cyrano
I'd go with the second option. I've been around a...

I'd go with the second option. I've been around a few very rich people in my life, and one of their common traits is that they think the rules don't apply to them and are only to be followed by the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 July 2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,833
Posted By Cyrano
All questions about his sexuality aside, it's...

All questions about his sexuality aside, it's even funnier when you consider Freddie Mercury was in fact Farrokh Bulsara, born in Zanzibar in a Zoroastrian family of Persian origin - so, not exactly...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 May 2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,960
Posted By Cyrano
And don't forget that "Jazz" music young people...

And don't forget that "Jazz" music young people seem to enjoy. :D
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 May 2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,589
Posted By Cyrano
... and this guy is considered a good...

... and this guy is considered a good businessman?? I mean: "if you haven't any money left, print some" is a) something a child would say, and b) indicates that he has no understanding of basic...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 17 September 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,921
Posted By Cyrano
Thanks a lot for mentioning this site, Ganzfeld -...

Thanks a lot for mentioning this site, Ganzfeld - seems I'll waste A LOT of time on Cakewrecks.com! :D
Forum: Social Studies 01 September 2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,815
Posted By Cyrano
Exactly, chillas. And thanks to BrianB for...

Exactly, chillas. And thanks to BrianB for posting this:

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/08/20/puritanical-glee-ashley-madison-hack/

It's word for word what I think about this matter,...
Forum: Social Studies 05 August 2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,972
Posted By Cyrano
There's a name for this, ganzfeld: heresy ;) ...

There's a name for this, ganzfeld: heresy ;)

BTW, I've seen my share of Chick tracts over the years, but this one is such a collection of pure gibberish I had to check if this was a *real* Chick...
Forum: Police Blotter 19 June 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 40,992
Posted By Cyrano
Isn't actively preparing oneself to commit a...

Isn't actively preparing oneself to commit a crime already an offense in the US?
Forum: Crash and Burn 19 June 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,627
Posted By Cyrano
I don't see much about food poisoning which, as a...

I don't see much about food poisoning which, as a similar Swiss record showed a few years ago, was the #1 cause of death until the late XIXth Century. Or doesn't it count as an "accident"?
Forum: Weird News 25 March 2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,936
Posted By Cyrano
The 1915 newspaper article reporting the girl's...

The 1915 newspaper article reporting the girl's fatal accident says the spot's known as "Murphy's Hole"... maybe it's the ghost of that Murphy character.
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 26 February 2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,839
Posted By Cyrano
Italian sense of humour at its best.

Italian sense of humour at its best.
Forum: SLC 23 February 2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,415
Posted By Cyrano
This is very sad news indeed. Signora's...

This is very sad news indeed. Signora's kindness, humor and wisdom will be missed.
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 February 2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,798
Posted By Cyrano
Oh - I know it's a very modern thing to treat...

Oh - I know it's a very modern thing to treat spoilers as the most horrible thing one can do, but I've recently been watching a collection of late 1960's-1970's trailers and in this regard, they were...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 February 2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,798
Posted By Cyrano
:lol: OK, all the old scares plus a few new...

:lol:

OK, all the old scares plus a few new ones, CGI special effects, the female medium character replaced by a gritty old guy (surprise, surprise)... nothing to see here, move along.
Forum: Business Bytes 20 January 2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,593
Posted By Cyrano
My thoughts exacly. Plus, of course, the fact...

My thoughts exacly. Plus, of course, the fact that apparently, the demand has been grossly overestimated by producers.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 January 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,309
Posted By Cyrano
... and I thought the answer-by-default of any...

... and I thought the answer-by-default of any beauty pageant participant to the question: "what's your dearest wish?" was supposed to be "Peace on Earth"... I'm quite disappointed.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 January 2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,516
Posted By Cyrano
Joke aside, I'm well aware the negative effects...

Joke aside, I'm well aware the negative effects on our export and tourism industries will outweigh the benefits on our imports. But the Swiss National Bank has been paying a tremendous price to keep...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 January 2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,516
Posted By Cyrano
O, if I had known, I'd have invested all my...

O, if I had known, I'd have invested all my savings in Euros yesterday morning at 9:30 AM when it fell down from CHF 1.20 to CHF 0.86, to rise again at CHF 1.04 in the evening...

But I heard of it...
Forum: We've Got Mail 16 January 2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 256,169
Posted By Cyrano
Is that a Thompson submachine gun in that...

Is that a Thompson submachine gun in that canister, or are you happy to see me? :lol:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 93,354
Posted By Cyrano
The Paris terrorists were French, grew up in...

The Paris terrorists were French, grew up in France and went to the strictly secular School of the Republic, had jobs and Coulibaly himself was once presented as a model youth, former bad boy gone...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 January 2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,279
Posted By Cyrano
To the contrary. The sizzling eroticism of a...

To the contrary. The sizzling eroticism of a photograph of Angela Merkel in a winter coat should be clear to everybody. Will anyone think of the children ? :D
Forum: Social Studies 15 January 2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,071
Posted By Cyrano
I once saw on French TV that woodcutters in...

I once saw on French TV that woodcutters in Alsace break large amounts of chainsaws on WWI shrapnel, rifle barrels and various metallic objects which trees have grown around since the Great War.
Forum: Police Blotter 15 January 2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,898
Posted By Cyrano
As someone who practices woodwork on a regular...

As someone who practices woodwork on a regular basis: thank you for these wise words, which I will put in golden letters somewhere - my personal rule being also: never trust a measure you haven't...
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