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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 December 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 64,231
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1, maybe 2 for 7 this week.

1. Pairs of Chromosomes

2. Rudolph Valentino?

3. the audience?

4. Mainland Europe? Good golly. Athens?

5. Grits?
Forum: Rantidote 12 December 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 128,905
Posted By UEL
Baseball I agree, she was a good sport. So were the...

I agree, she was a good sport. So were the others. All the kids were great.

I play Pere Noel/Santa Claus almost every year. I really enjoy doing it.
...
Forum: Rantidote 11 December 2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 128,905
Posted By UEL
Baseball My first world problem today: During the...

My first world problem today:

During the Christmas season, I frequently play Santa Claus/Pere Noel at work functions. I've got quite a method that works well for me in the past.

Today, the...
Forum: SLC 10 December 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,367
Posted By UEL
Baseball We got 25 cm overnight. I suppose that is 10...

We got 25 cm overnight. I suppose that is 10 inches.

Not bad for a first snowfall. Given it is the beginning of the winter, the road crews have been fantastic cleaning the streets. Let's see...
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By UEL
Baseball https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer#Fift...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer#Fifth_Petition

I had heard of it. But, it is more of a Reformation issue.

I learned this as a Liturgical vs non-Liturgical church issue...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,733
Posted By UEL
Baseball My absolute favourite carol. I have the Tom...

My absolute favourite carol. I have the Tom Jackson version, and it gives me goosebumps to hear it.

You beat me to the punch. I came here to post this one. :D
Forum: Social Studies 09 December 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have a wonderful series of books about all the...

I have a wonderful series of books about all the Crusades. Essentially, a Crusade was a Holy See sanctioned military action against a perceived heresy or heretical region. So, while the most famous...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 December 2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By UEL
Baseball Very good question, Veruca. I have a few. ...

Very good question, Veruca.

I have a few. And they follow three themes.

First theme, those that dare. It is for those scenes where the mass are going one way and the characters are going...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,110
Posted By UEL
Baseball I was at work and I caught myself using ones that...

I was at work and I caught myself using ones that I did not realise I use. So, I started tracking what was said around me.

Austin Powers references abound (fricken laser beams and a finger to the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,110
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've never heard of this movie. I'll see if I...

I've never heard of this movie. I'll see if I can get it on Netflix. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 December 2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,110
Posted By UEL
Baseball I quote Casablanca frequently too, but for no...

I quote Casablanca frequently too, but for no other reason than I like to. My current favourite (due to the month we are in) is "It's December 2017 here, what time is it in New York"!

:D
Forum: SLC 08 December 2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,308
Posted By UEL
Baseball If I can dig up 33 year old photos, I certainly...

If I can dig up 33 year old photos, I certainly will.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 December 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 64,231
Posted By UEL
Baseball 0 for 7 this week.

1. Never read the book. Australia?

2. Only Nashville mega-stars I know are Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. All the other ones are dead.

3. Totem?

4. Catalonia and Hispania? I have no clue.
...
Forum: SLC 07 December 2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,308
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've put it out here before, but despite having...

I've put it out here before, but despite having nearly 30 years in uniform, in a testosterone filled workplace focussed on bringing combat forces to bear on an enemy, and being comfortably...
Forum: SLC 07 December 2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,702
Posted By UEL
Baseball We have a problem in New Brunswick like I'm...

We have a problem in New Brunswick like I'm reading elsewhere on this thread where people will get insurance, use it to register the car, then cancel insurance.

Another dirty trick is to get...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 December 2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,110
Posted By UEL
Baseball I frequently use Futurama for many references....

I frequently use Futurama for many references. (Good news everyone)

Plus, I've been known to use the Princess Bride to help a conversation along. (When someone is droning on I start with Hello, my...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 December 2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By UEL
Baseball A craft brewery here got a cease and desist...

A craft brewery here got a cease and desist letter because somewhere in the US, a whiskey maker had a type of whiskey that was named similarly.

So, in a rather humourous twist, the brewer here...
Forum: SLC 05 December 2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,702
Posted By UEL
Baseball Coin collector here. Most older coins did have...

Coin collector here. Most older coins did have some variation in shape, but we're often subjected to mutilation whereby people would cut slivers from the coins to make payment of smaller costs (think...
Forum: Rantidote 03 December 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 227,286
Posted By UEL
Baseball Yeah, that would be fair. In keeping it short I...

Yeah, that would be fair. In keeping it short I simplified and generalised quite a bit.

In university, I did a paper on the "nominal Christian" and in my research I created five categories of...
Forum: Rantidote 03 December 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 227,286
Posted By UEL
Baseball Sylvanz, That meme is not directly...

Sylvanz,

That meme is not directly commenting on non-believers. I know some will turn it against non-believers, and perhaps the meme creator intended to target it against non-believers.

But...
Forum: Rantidote 03 December 2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 64,831
Posted By UEL
Baseball Richard, If you x out of the little player...

Richard,

If you x out of the little player while the original post with video window is on screen, the video will pick up right where you hit x. However, it may be on mute. I haven't cracked the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 December 2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By UEL
Baseball Only thing I ever saw him in was the film Stoker...

Only thing I ever saw him in was the film Stoker Ace, with Burt Reynolds.

He was funny there. My Dad told me about Gomer Pyle but I've never seen it on television or Netflix or anything like...
Forum: Rantidote 03 December 2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 128,905
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know what you mean. I get it on my pet writing...

I know what you mean. I get it on my pet writing projects, my academic work and my professional work. I have an 18 page concept due in April, I should have more than an outline done by now, and...
Forum: SLC 01 December 2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,614
Posted By UEL
Baseball Sounds delicious. I'd ask for the recipe, but...

Sounds delicious. I'd ask for the recipe, but fried bologna with onions, served convex side up on toast is the recipe.

I am travelling for business for the next week, but the weekend of the 9th,...
Forum: Social Studies 01 December 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,259
Posted By UEL
Icon06 Cripes. That absolutely breaks my heart. 10...

Cripes. That absolutely breaks my heart. 10 years old she should be thinking about what Santa is bringing for Christmas, not trying to avoid a bully by taking her own life.

I feel for her family...
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