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Forum: Rantidote 18 June 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 774
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Posted By Richard W
If he's in a beige suit, I assume he's a Mormon...

If he's in a beige suit, I assume he's a Mormon who's really into helping people with boils.
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
It had a Cobra badge on it. Are they rare enough...

It had a Cobra badge on it. Are they rare enough to make it that unlikely that I saw one?
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
Yes, but apparently Shelby is just the name that...

Yes, but apparently Shelby is just the name that AC Cobras were sold under in the USA, so I'm not sure how that's more "genuine" than any other... Anyway, this one looked like a very nice car but I...
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
... And I'm sure somebody mentioned seeing an AC...

... And I'm sure somebody mentioned seeing an AC Cobra (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_Cobra) which they assumed was a replica, but it must have been in the last thread. Anyway, later in the day I...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 June 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Richard W
Yes, there's an opinion piece here from somebody...

Yes, there's an opinion piece here from somebody who's encountered him before, and basically he does this all the time on all sorts of bills just to be difficult (or "stand up for Parliamentary...
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
I saw a red 1965 Ford Mustang (C-reg) in the...

I saw a red 1965 Ford Mustang (C-reg) in the Waitrose car park in Chichester. It was nicely restored and shiny; old Mustangs are quite unusual in the UK but this looked as though it must have been...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 June 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Richard W
I'm not sure that Trump does, either...

I'm not sure that Trump does, either...
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,882
Posted By Richard W
Icon24 This is an odd one that's going to take some...

This is an odd one that's going to take some explanation, and that also might sound as though I've made it up, because it almost feels that way to me too. I drew a very quick sketch, and it turned...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By Richard W
That reminds me of a developer I used to know....

That reminds me of a developer I used to know. "It's not a bug, it's clearly documented!"
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
If it is one of those, I'm amazed I got it right...

If it is one of those, I'm amazed I got it right on my first try, even though the car I suggested didn't match your description exactly!
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By Richard W
That seems quite clear from the fact that Tesla's...

That seems quite clear from the fact that Tesla's already selling "Full Self-Driving Capability" which means "All you will need to do is get in and tell your car where to go." (See their website...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 June 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Richard W
I get access denied on that one too - weird. And...

I get access denied on that one too - weird. And on the versions I've found by searching the headline.

Still, the site below has a video that works for me, even if its "full story" link still...
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 June 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Richard W
I get an "access denied" error. I wonder if...

I get an "access denied" error. I wonder if that's because they've blocked all European traffic in a fit of misplaced Libertarian pique, or if it's something else.
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By Richard W
It makes me wonder what it is supposed to be for,...

It makes me wonder what it is supposed to be for, if not a device for letting the driver pay less attention to the road.

(eta) I agree that the Autopilot is misleadingly named, as people have been...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By Richard W
Here's a video of the way Tesla's "autopilot"...

Here's a video of the way Tesla's "autopilot" behaves on a test track in a particular situation that I assume must be easily reproducible (because they've set it up to happen, and aren't surprised by...
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
I'd originally thought of the first Elan...

I'd originally thought of the first Elan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotus_Elan), which is a similar shape and does have pop-up lights but doesn't have the oval grille. Sounds like it was...
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,882
Posted By Richard W
It's a great video and I've watched it a couple...

It's a great video and I've watched it a couple of times now but there is one thing about it that annoys me - the sound isn't quite synched with the image... they start off together, but by the end,...
Forum: Business Bytes 13 June 2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,736
Posted By Richard W
That's exactly what I thought about Subway when I...

That's exactly what I thought about Subway when I first tried one in Australia in 2001! Although specifically, I thought "This is one chain that will never catch on in the UK". I was wrong...
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,277
Posted By Richard W
Lotus Elite...

Lotus Elite (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotus_Elite) (the old "type 14" style)?

I don't know American cars to try to answer Seaboe's question!
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,361
Posted By Richard W
The only time I looked at those was back when the...

The only time I looked at those was back when the argument was going on about renaming all the tropes that were named after some (more or less) obscure character who the original page creator had...
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,361
Posted By Richard W
You know you've really gone "down the rabbit...

You know you've really gone "down the rabbit hole" when you start to find the arguments on Wikipedia talk pages more interesting than the articles themselves. If I'm wasting time on Wikipedia (and...
Forum: Business Bytes 13 June 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By Richard W
Didn't it turn out that Waymo had been defining...

Didn't it turn out that Waymo had been defining "need" in that sentence not to mean when the driver actually intervened, but only when the driver intervened and their own simulation said that they...
Forum: Rantidote 12 June 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 41,878
Posted By Richard W
My old laptop power supply finally failed so I...

My old laptop power supply finally failed so I got a new one. The new one (as is usual now) doesn't have a disk player, but that doesn't matter as nothing comes on disk these days anyway.

Today I...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 June 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 133,950
Posted By Richard W
I'm not sure I know enough to be worth replying...

I'm not sure I know enough to be worth replying this week!

1. DNA - at least that one's obvious. (And I still managed to get it wrong).
2. Sounds like it must be a type of alcoholic drink but...
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By Richard W
Also, at some point there's been a complete and...

Also, at some point there's been a complete and unstated reversal, from "self-driving cars are much safer than human drivers," to "and don't worry, if there's a situation that the car can't handle,...
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