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Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 08 October 2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,598
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I want to know how Subaru does their quality...

I want to know how Subaru does their quality control. How do they verify that each car has been sufficiently loved? What is the threshold for enough love to make it a Subaru? Does every employee...
Forum: Social Studies 07 May 2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
So it's possible that they did first call Delta...

So it's possible that they did first call Delta and explain the situation, and were told either that the change would be made or that it wasn't necessary to formally make one.

Or, of course, it's...
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
That's a good point. This situation makes less...

That's a good point. This situation makes less and less sense the more I hear.
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
So, I just found a copy of the video...

So, I just found a copy of the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Pf4NHDOnDE) on YouTube (since the one linked in the NPR article has apparently been taken down), and I'm honestly quite...
Forum: Social Studies 06 May 2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
From the same article: Both their...

From the same article:


Both their toddlers had their own seats and car seats?! I was assuming the 1-year-old was traveling as a lap baby in both the original plan and what they attempted to do....
Forum: Social Studies 05 May 2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I think they must have originally planned to have...

I think they must have originally planned to have Grayson fly as a lap baby, when Mason was supposed to ride in that seat--they had to have planned some way to get the 2-year-old home. If so, then he...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 27 April 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,807
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Did you look at the pictures in the article,...

Did you look at the pictures in the article, particularly the one of a woman holding the rabbit? The rabbit is clearly huge, as in looking like someone took an ordinary-sized rabbit and scaled it up...
Forum: Social Studies 18 April 2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I don't have a problem with that. They don't...

I don't have a problem with that. They don't physically have the item in hand, but they already know the item is available (since the item is already scheduled to be delivered to the retailer) and...
Forum: Social Studies 16 April 2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Is there any rule preventing an airline from...

Is there any rule preventing an airline from offering compensation for people willing to give up seats for standby flyers? :confused: If not, then why would it be a problem to sell standby tickets to...
Forum: Social Studies 13 April 2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 65,096
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I think your wording of "or seem to overbook" is...

I think your wording of "or seem to overbook" is very apt for restaurant and car rental examples--another big difference from airlines is that restaurant and car rental patrons can choose to overrun...
Forum: Social Studies 08 April 2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,790
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Now guys, you're all jumping to conclusions about...

Now guys, you're all jumping to conclusions about the poor designer's intentions here. Look at the facts:

On the cover, Schumer is swimming. The swimwear company's tweet suggested she shouldn't be...
Forum: Social Studies 07 January 2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,234
Posted By Onyx_TKD
If you're still interested in figuring out if...

If you're still interested in figuring out if it's real, you might try the "You Know That Show (http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/query.php?type=ykts)" forum on TVTropes. A while back, I asked about a...
Forum: SLC 31 December 2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 214,828
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I have a stupid web browsing question: Every so...

I have a stupid web browsing question:
Every so often when browsing this forum, I'll open a few tabs of threads I want to read and find that they stall at some point in loading and never...
Forum: Moot Court 21 October 2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,102
Posted By Onyx_TKD
From the article: There was apparently...

From the article:


There was apparently enough evidence of violence for him to be arrested and charged on those grounds on a previous occasion.
Forum: Police Blotter 18 October 2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Maybe they're like the thief in the The Gamers...

Maybe they're like the thief in the The Gamers (http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/TheGamers) (quotes as close as I can remember):
Thief: "I wanna steal his pants!"
Dungeon Master: "Why do...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 02 October 2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By Onyx_TKD
It's all fun and games making a pile of cute...

It's all fun and games making a pile of cute panda babies (at least until they start toppling off of things), but afterwards how do you figure out which fuzzball is which when you bring them back to...
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,272
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Thanks for the link. However, what I was...

Thanks for the link. However, what I was intending to get at is that pedestrian signals seem change much more across the world in general than traffic lights do. I assume that international travelers...
Forum: Social Studies 04 September 2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,272
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Frankly, I don't think replacing walk signals...

Frankly, I don't think replacing walk signals with unrelated symbols (e.g., the female, male, and transgender symbols) is a good idea, regardless of the cause. For one thing, it removes the clearest...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 August 2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,642
Posted By Onyx_TKD
It works better because he's deliberately...

It works better because he's deliberately lampooning people who openly spout ridiculously offensive stereotypes. If someone is both culturally aware enough to know that "Oriental" is considered...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 13 August 2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,412
Posted By Onyx_TKD
...Cite please? The hypothesis of the author...

...Cite please?

The hypothesis of the author of the article was that the wounds resulted from the suction causing relatively minor damage to the skin (i.e., bruising) that was repeated over and...
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 August 2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Onyx_TKD
If they're doing The Silver Chair, I would guess...

If they're doing The Silver Chair, I would guess that it's in the same continuity, since that's the next movie that would be "due" to continue the series. A reboot starting in the middle of the...
Forum: Social Studies 05 August 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,253
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I'm not saying it was necessarily criminal on his...

I'm not saying it was necessarily criminal on his part, especially if part of the fault was the chef's and he just failed to catch the mixup.

However, if he was towards worse end of that spectrum:...
Forum: Social Studies 05 August 2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,253
Posted By Onyx_TKD
To me, the most obvious difference between the...

To me, the most obvious difference between the actual tartare in the two pictures you posted is the color. From what I read it sounded like dim lighting in the restaurant played a role, and color...
Forum: Police Blotter 04 August 2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By Onyx_TKD
I agree. Also, the fact that a police...

I agree.

Also, the fact that a police officer is stopping a car and telling them a flat-out lie about the existence of a law bothers me. I'm sure they think everyone will recognize that a "law"...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 June 2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,233
Posted By Onyx_TKD
Well, dearie, most of us don't. Because most of...

Well, dearie, most of us don't. Because most of us have a better grasp of words than you apparently do, so we understand that the act of rape, regardless of location, does not occur without the...
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