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Forum: Rantidote 10 October 2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 18,143
Posted By Phantom
Same! When I learned German, I was suddenly...

Same! When I learned German, I was suddenly confused by the pronunciation of Blue Öyster (Oeyster?!) Cult.
Forum: Rantidote 01 October 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,480
Posted By Phantom
In the UIS, there is a disproportionate barrier...

In the UIS, there is a disproportionate barrier to minorities, the poor, the rural, and the elderly when registering to vote, particularly with getting an accepted ID and having a polling place...
Forum: SLC 21 August 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,212
Posted By Phantom
Fair enough. I've seen some people use it to...

Fair enough. I've seen some people use it to reference the fact that someone found and approached them in real life and others that were actually harassed. Some subreddit mods have had to spell out...
Forum: SLC 21 August 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,212
Posted By Phantom
Haven't lurked recently so I just got caught up...

Haven't lurked recently so I just got caught up on the situation. Some of your past posts about the dog bites worried me so I'm glad that you recognized the bad situation and got out. Reddit has...
Forum: Technical Questions 05 June 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 26,520
Posted By Phantom
I lurked much more than I ever posted, so I'm...

I lurked much more than I ever posted, so I'm guilty of not keeping the conversation going. I'm really sad to see this message board go downhill, and also that the Etiquette Hell one is gone. I'll...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 May 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 185,569
Posted By Phantom
D'oh! Just found a mondegreen in the LTYSHTTP people....

Just found a mondegreen in the LTYSHTTP people. The Two Princes song actually says "I know what a prince and lover ought to be". The singer says it so quickly that I thought it was "I don't want to...
Forum: Technical Questions 02 May 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,140
Posted By Phantom
Search CAPTCHA images do not appear in all browsers

The search option has a CAPTCHA image, but it does not display in all browsers. I'm not able to view it in Firefox (https://www.screencast.com/t/eWL84B55TDio) 52.7.4 (32-bit) or Opera...
Forum: SLC 31 January 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,758
Posted By Phantom
Should we include examples of scary stories and...

Should we include examples of scary stories and urgent legends? If so, I vote for the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series.
Forum: SLC 29 January 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,115
Posted By Phantom
Icon401 My senior class had a group picture taken on the...

My senior class had a group picture taken on the bleachers. Two guys got the bright idea to unzip and air out their assets. They were towards the back with people in front of them, so there really...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,932
Posted By Phantom
Not quite, but close enough to be freaky! That...

Not quite, but close enough to be freaky! That probably would have scared me even more.
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,932
Posted By Phantom
Me too, *lol*! My name is more of a nickname, and...

Me too, *lol*! My name is more of a nickname, and it's not uncommon, but I never heard it. Made me a bit sad.
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,932
Posted By Phantom
I remember a movie(?) where a guy puts his hand...

I remember a movie(?) where a guy puts his hand in the disposal and gets it stuck. A bratty kid then comes over to turn it on, and he jerks his hand back just in time. He yells at the kid, and the...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,932
Posted By Phantom
I'm also inexplicably freaked out by the old...

I'm also inexplicably freaked out by the old Paramount sound (https://youtu.be/rneGDvjvSU4?t=58s Start at) that was the outtro to many shows in the 80s. I'm guessing that the jarring sound startled...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,932
Posted By Phantom
What a coincidence. I was just talking about this...

What a coincidence. I was just talking about this at work.

Ironically, one movie that scared me as a child was Airplane! Suddenly everyone on the plane started vomiting at once, and then this...
Forum: Book Corner 10 January 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,325
Posted By Phantom
I may get hate mail for this, but I submit the...

I may get hate mail for this, but I submit the original Gunslinger book by Stephen King. I had always been a King fan, but I was unpleasantly surprised at how bad the descriptions and situations...
Forum: Techno-Babble 18 September 2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,658
Posted By Phantom
I'm curious on how how a country's driving habits...

I'm curious on how how a country's driving habits (http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=82530&page=1) could come into play, if a closed course isn't used.
Forum: SLC 18 September 2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 270,383
Posted By Phantom
Visited NYC for a day. In Times Square, I saw a...

Visited NYC for a day. In Times Square, I saw a yellow car with an Autobot emblem and cat eyes for headlights. In Penn Station, I saw a guy with some sort of armored costume. Quite entertaining.
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 144,796
Posted By Phantom
The way Spotify appears on my tablet screen when...

The way Spotify appears on my tablet screen when it prompts me to watch a video for 30 minutes of commercial-free music. I don't object to the prompt itself. The problem is that my iPad won't show...
Forum: Rantidote 13 September 2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 287,033
Posted By Phantom
Similar situation. I used to love roller coasters...

Similar situation. I used to love roller coasters and drop rides for that reason. Now, my stomach instinctively clenches up, and it's painful and not enjoyable. I've found, though, that I may be able...
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 September 2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,058
Posted By Phantom
Yes...

Yes (https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2017/7/17/15986042/dc-security-robot-k5-falls-into-water). It took the taxation a bit too much to heart.
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 September 2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,058
Posted By Phantom
Curious as to how this turns out, since the...

Curious as to how this turns out, since the Prudential Center in Boston has one too (http://boston.cbslocal.com/2017/05/18/high-tech-security-robot-prudential-center/).
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,596
Posted By Phantom
Hello, me! Meet the REAL me!

Hello, me! Meet the REAL me!
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,596
Posted By Phantom
Did you have anything interesting to say? :fish:

Did you have anything interesting to say? :fish:
Forum: Social Studies 05 September 2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,596
Posted By Phantom
I no longer answer my landline or cell phone...

I no longer answer my landline or cell phone unless I know who is calling. With the cell phone, I will click the power button to silence it, so as to not have to listen to the ringing and disturb...
Forum: SLC 29 August 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 210,850
Posted By Phantom
Running questions

I've started running more seriously this year, and I'm hoping that some Snopesters can answer my questions (even though it's not strictly weight-loss related).

I've heard of a running "season",...
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