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Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 956
Posted By UEL
Baseball You may very well be right, Beach. I read the...

You may very well be right, Beach. I read the point above that this might be from his book, and it seemed to resonate with me.



I don't want to think about that. :eek:
Forum: SLC 16 July 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,736
Posted By UEL
Baseball At one time the top 3 selling car colours in...

At one time the top 3 selling car colours in Canada were all white. Different shades of white, but white nonetheless.

I don't know if that is still true or not. It could be because a lot of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,969
Posted By UEL
Baseball Just had an incident on Twitter that can be...

Just had an incident on Twitter that can be compared to what you are saying here.

The thread on Twitter was centred on the Russian involvement in the US elections. There were a lot of side...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 956
Posted By UEL
Baseball I'll toss in my 2 pence at this point: I was...

I'll toss in my 2 pence at this point:

I was in a discussion on FB with someone over the fact that the US President is not a subject of Her Majesty's. Therefore, he is not bound by any etiquette...
Forum: Rantidote 13 July 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 70,295
Posted By UEL
Baseball That was a difference with mine. The neighbours...

That was a difference with mine. The neighbours wrote down their name and number. So, I knew who it was from.

On the other hand, it was because my little dog had dug a hole under their fence...
Forum: Rantidote 13 July 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 70,295
Posted By UEL
Baseball In the past, I have received one such message in...

In the past, I have received one such message in the mailbox from someone I did not really know. They informed me of something I did not realise was going on. I was not offended as the note was...
Forum: SLC 12 July 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,736
Posted By UEL
Baseball Third part: no, the best players a country can...

Third part: no, the best players a country can put on the pitch (professional or amateur) comprise the teams. It helps that the tournament is largely held in the "off season" for most of the...
Forum: Police Blotter 12 July 2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 816
Posted By UEL
Baseball Correct on all points. Round is assembled...

Correct on all points.

Round is assembled only in the seconds before being loaded. And by assembled, the projectile sits on the end of the casing. There is no seal. A lot like putting two...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 July 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 816
Posted By UEL
Baseball Artillery rounds don't come in one piece. The...

Artillery rounds don't come in one piece. The projectile and the propellant are separate. So, there is rarely a full "bullet". You will find casings (used to contain propellant) and projectiles,...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 July 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 816
Posted By UEL
Baseball Egads. I don't know how I missed the link. ...

Egads. I don't know how I missed the link. :confused:

That is definitely a 105mm High Explosive blind. It has been fired. :eek:

That is the type of round that one does not touch. Can be very...
Forum: Rantidote 11 July 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 70,295
Posted By UEL
Baseball Today, I was coming to work and had a hard timing...

Today, I was coming to work and had a hard timing I had to meet. I entered the parking lot as the second of three cars. The car in front of me was driving down the centre of the lane between parked...
Forum: Police Blotter 11 July 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 816
Posted By UEL
Baseball The crux of the matter is simple: remnants of war...

The crux of the matter is simple: remnants of war should not be brought home as souvenirs.

As for the more complex part...

A trained eye (does not need to be an expert) can easily determine if...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 July 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 143,924
Posted By UEL
Baseball 2 for 7 this week.

1. Only guy I can think that would fit that description was Job.

2. Dunno. Tin flute?

3. I know this one. 1

4. I believe that was George Jefferson. Gawd I'm old. I remember the episode...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 July 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,150
Posted By UEL
Baseball You could very well be right. I am far from well...

You could very well be right. I am far from well versed in this. I only know what has popped up on the news over the past years.

:)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 July 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,150
Posted By UEL
Baseball From what I understand, the US has a law...

From what I understand, the US has a law forbidding the import of drugs into the US that can be produced in the US. That is why it is technically illegal for Americans to fill prescriptions in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 July 2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,150
Posted By UEL
Baseball You are correct. There is some nuance though. ...

You are correct. There is some nuance though.

The way it works here (according to CBC) is that the federal regulators negotiate a price for X million doses of a medication for sale in Canada. ...
Forum: SLC 04 July 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 60,687
Posted By UEL
United States Happy 4th of July to all the celebrating...

Happy 4th of July to all the celebrating Americans on this board! Enjoy the holiday and the heat!
Forum: SLC 04 July 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,736
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have found a couple of articles describing...

I have found a couple of articles describing this.

http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-soccer-players-run-miles-2014-6
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 July 2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 143,924
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think I am a a goose egg this week

1. World cup is on. Going with Football player.

2. Rabbits?

3. I don't know of any recent movies of men acting as women. Would the word "actress" be the key? How about KellyAnne Conway.

4....
Forum: SLC 04 July 2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,736
Posted By UEL
Baseball I went to a PSV vs Den Hague game in the...

I went to a PSV vs Den Hague game in the Netherlands a few years ago. On the electronic billboard, they showed the distance run by the players during the match. I was surprised to see that the 10...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 83,273
Posted By UEL
Baseball Ottawa is a government town. Government shuts...

Ottawa is a government town. Government shuts down on weekends leaving the hotels empty.

I be one of those travellers. :)
Forum: Rantidote 24 June 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 51,204
Posted By UEL
Baseball I don't have TV, but my daughters do at their...

I don't have TV, but my daughters do at their place. And it is connected to the wifi, so their phones act as their remotes. All six of them in that house can control the tv from wherever they are!...
Forum: Social Studies 22 June 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,580
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've told this story before here, but it is...

I've told this story before here, but it is germane to this conversation.

I lived in Salisbury in the UK from 2001-2002 on an exchange with the British Army. There was a wonderful local pub in...
Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,453
Posted By UEL
Baseball I said before, the Americans on this board are...

I said before, the Americans on this board are doing what they can.

Mostly, I think what is getting my ire up is that your Representatives aren't representing you. 79% of Americans don't want the...
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 83,273
Posted By UEL
Baseball My go to Canadian gift lately has been a First...

My go to Canadian gift lately has been a First Nations Dream Catcher. There is an artisan at a nearby First Nations community that makes beautiful ones in various sizes.

If your online friend is...
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