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Forum: Social Studies 14 December 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,207
Posted By UEL
Baseball I can tell you what it means from my buddy's...

I can tell you what it means from my buddy's experience.

If one works for 35 years at a job, one would get a 35 year pension. Municipalities budget on that. Included in that 35 years is X numbers...
Forum: Fun House 13 December 2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By UEL
Baseball They Are Coming To Take Me Away - Napoleon XIV ...

They Are Coming To Take Me Away - Napoleon XIV
Dare to Be Stupid - Weird Al Yankovic
Госуда́рственный гимн Росси́йской Федера́ции
Lyin' Eyes - Eagles
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 237
Posted By UEL
Baseball Actual Christmas song or a song complaining about...

Actual Christmas song or a song complaining about the people whose shadow darkens the church doorstep only on Christmas?

I'm going to have to find it.
Forum: Social Studies 13 December 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,207
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know a Firefighter who had this. He worked for...

I know a Firefighter who had this. He worked for a larger urban centre. His union, when he started, had negotiated a robust sick day program to help out firefighters who may be recovering from the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 237
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have the Christmas album by Alabama. All...

I have the Christmas album by Alabama. All original music, all good songs if you like country tunes.

My favourite it Thistlehair the Christmas Bear.
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 237
Posted By UEL
Baseball My favourite is the Huron Carole, especially the...

My favourite is the Huron Carole, especially the Tom Jackson version.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_cmnxep67k

Gets me every time.
Forum: Social Studies 12 December 2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,207
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have the same saying. As well as one about the...

I have the same saying. As well as one about the seven "Ps".

Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,207
Posted By UEL
Baseball Where I work, more hours don't mean more pay. ...

Where I work, more hours don't mean more pay. But, there is a perception that more hours means you are working harder.

And this bugs me. Because it ensures that people are mistaking activity for...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 December 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,013
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I have absolutely no idea. Mozart wrote...

1. I have absolutely no idea. Mozart wrote operas, so I'm going with the Barber of Seville. :D

2. Only thing that jumps to mind is Alabama, but that is a state, not a geographic feature.

3....
Forum: SLC 05 December 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By UEL
Icon06 Another memorable member of this board gone. I've...

Another memorable member of this board gone. I've lost count, but I think I'm up to a dozen that we know of that have left a mark on this board and this poster and have gone one.

RIP my fellow...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 05 December 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By UEL
Baseball 'Feed a fed horse': PETA mocked after call to end anti-animal language

https://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/feed-a-fed-horse-peta-mocked-after-call-to-end-anti-animal-language-1.4205457?fbclid=IwAR1QxCBru6lmKnK9N_GpVFAPgCbiViWQ8lYsBLU6oCpY6IWv_e-9ocQh9Tc



My response...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 December 2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,013
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I live at UTC -4, so I would say that it is...

1. I live at UTC -4, so I would say that it is Time Zone.

2. Ohh, probably Romeo and Juliet.

3. I remember the incident, but I can't remember any details. The only reason I remember anything...
Forum: Rantidote 05 December 2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 815
Views: 99,882
Posted By UEL
Baseball Is it on Hunt Club? I flew in to Ottawa...

Is it on Hunt Club?

I flew in to Ottawa yesterday and stopped at Tim's. I ordered a plain bagel toasted with plain cream cheese and a medium black coffee. The employee behind the till was so...
Forum: Rantidote 05 December 2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 26,933
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is ambiguity. In some circles, a...

There is ambiguity.

In some circles, a "tactical vest" is body armour without the plates, meaning, it will stop knives and edge weapons, perhaps slow velocity firearms, but not rifles etc....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 November 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,013
Posted By UEL
Baseball I tried thinking of all the '60s TV shows I know,...

I tried thinking of all the '60s TV shows I know, and most of them were the westerns and other dramas.

When I think of the '60s comedies, I don't see any that would likely end in '68 and go out on...
Forum: Rantidote 30 November 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 99,882
Posted By UEL
Baseball I usually only carry about $20 on me. All other...

I usually only carry about $20 on me. All other transactions are by debit transactions with my bank card.

I used to carry much more on me, but lost my wallet once (found it two days later) and was...
Forum: Crash and Burn 29 November 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,280
Posted By UEL
Baseball Very valid point. I read an article today that...

Very valid point. I read an article today that highlighted all the previous contact the Sentinalese were involved with outsiders. In 1880, someone kidnapped 6 members. 2 of whom died shortly...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 November 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,013
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1 this week

1. I Love Lucy and Seinfeld are the only two I can think of.

2. Sounds like it might be Celtic, so Scotland?

3. Plebiscite. I've voted in a few.

4. The Blues Brothers ;)

5. Bonn, I believe
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 November 2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By UEL
Baseball He's given up trying to pretend to be an honest...

He's given up trying to pretend to be an honest politician.
Forum: Techno-Babble 26 November 2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By UEL
Baseball Hahaha. I never even thought of that. Good catch!

Hahaha. I never even thought of that. Good catch!
Forum: Techno-Babble 26 November 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By UEL
Baseball I see lots of scope for an aircraft like this....

I see lots of scope for an aircraft like this. I've spent a good chunk of my career dealing with unmanned aircraft, and this offers great potential opportunities.

- almost no moving parts means...
Forum: Rantidote 24 November 2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,304
Posted By UEL
Baseball Just as a conversation point... Is this not...

Just as a conversation point...

Is this not the way of doing "support" nowadays, regardless of the group or cause?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 November 2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,175
Posted By UEL
Baseball Closest to Emmanuel Macron, least like President...

Closest to Emmanuel Macron, least like President Trump.

Non-Populist left, but pretty close to centre.

I am surprised at just how much of the answers were in the populist portion of the graph.
Forum: Business Bytes 22 November 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By UEL
Baseball Haha. I did not know it was that expansive. When...

Haha. I did not know it was that expansive. When I lived there, it was known, but not everyone had it. I see their marketing has been very good since then.

:)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 November 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By UEL
Baseball It has gotten to the point of ridiculousness that...

It has gotten to the point of ridiculousness that around my workplace the Trump Administration and all the cloud around it has taken on a new life, becoming the expressions and analogies we use for...
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