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Forum: Techno-Babble 28 November 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Airplane I feel like this conversation is steering off...

I feel like this conversation is steering off topic.

The headline is slightly misleading in that it's not the plane itself which has no moving parts, but the propulsion system. AIUI, rockets use...
Forum: Business Bytes 21 November 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Ironically, I think that puts them in a better...

Ironically, I think that puts them in a better position for a trademark violation claim.
Forum: Techno-Babble 30 August 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I was stationed at Cannon AFB from '85 to '88 and...

I was stationed at Cannon AFB from '85 to '88 and again from '92 to 95. I have friends that still live in the area, so I'm trying not to be too disparaging. Apparently, it's a great place to retire...
Forum: Techno-Babble 30 August 2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I lived in Clovis for 6 years in the late '80s...

I lived in Clovis for 6 years in the late '80s early '90s. The idea that there might be a "$200 million resort" there at some point boggles my mind! But then again, Las Vegas was a pretty quiet...
Forum: Business Bytes 23 August 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,677
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Wocka Wocka

Wocka Wocka
Forum: Crash and Burn 23 August 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,289
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
When I got PADI certified to scuba dive, one of...

When I got PADI certified to scuba dive, one of the requirements was the ability to swim a certain distance (laps in an indoor pool). The instructor said not to be concerned if we weren't strong...
Forum: Moot Court 21 August 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,020
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I see what you did there. "Not THAT Homer!" ...

I see what you did there.

"Not THAT Homer!"
-Homer
Forum: SLC 28 August 2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,144
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I think it's important to point out that, while...

I think it's important to point out that, while those high density food cubes are great, they have a shelf life of "only" five years. That might seem like a long time, but it can go by in the blink...
Forum: Fun House 14 August 2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 61,177
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I agree that he plays some pretty skeevy...

I agree that he plays some pretty skeevy characters; but he must be a heck of an actor, because he appears to be a genuinely great guy (http://www.snopes.com/rumors/buscemi.asp).
Forum: SLC 13 June 2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 160,744
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
That temple of consumerism, Target, sells 3 and 4...

That temple of consumerism, Target, sells 3 and 4 gallon bags online...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 May 2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 329,710
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I watched the first episode of Powerless because...

I watched the first episode of Powerless because I thought that the premise was great, but by the end of that 1/2 hour I'll never get back, I had decided to not bother with a second episode.


Now...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 May 2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 38,351
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Looks like maybe this...

Looks like maybe this (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RWBY)?

As for myself, I've been rewatching Rick and Morty in preparation for season 3 this summer. If the teaser season premier is any...
Forum: SLC 05 May 2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 234,881
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Is it possible they are waiting to hear back from...

Is it possible they are waiting to hear back from the candidates that received offers? They may have you on hold in case the offers are declined and they are not willing (or are unable) to negotiate.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 May 2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,972
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I live not far from a historical home...

I live not far from a historical home (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landon_House) that takes great pride in having hosted a ball for Confederate soldiers during the war. To say that support for...
Forum: Social Studies 03 May 2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,332
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
The Wheaton Patch is not a national news outlet....

The Wheaton Patch is not a national news outlet. Geographical locations are an important element in this story, if for no other reason than because of jurisdictional issues.

From the article...
Forum: Social Studies 03 May 2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,851
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
I am certainly suggesting that. But, as thorny...

I am certainly suggesting that. But, as thorny locust pointed out, I also don't think his intentions are relevant. I was only making a *whimsical observation.

*YMMV
Forum: Social Studies 03 May 2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,851
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
a. Hasn't it already been established that vanity...

a. Hasn't it already been established that vanity plates are not protected free speech?

b. Why do I get the feeling that Mr. Troller has said something along the lines of "What? It's totally a...
Forum: Social Studies 03 May 2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,332
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
My juvenile hind brain misread this as something...

My juvenile hind brain misread this as something else.
Forum: Social Studies 03 May 2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,332
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Shake my head

As disturbing and upsetting as the basic facts regarding this care are, I'm beginning to get really annoyed about the way minor details are being misreported.

This is literally occurring in my...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 20 March 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,629
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
The bear is the witness. He's the one holding the...

The bear is the witness. He's the one holding the camera, duh!
Forum: Wild Kingdom 24 February 2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,419
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Squirrel Has anyone else read Miriam Young's Miss Suzy...

Has anyone else read Miriam Young's Miss Suzy (https://books.google.com/books/about/Miss_Suzy.html?id=4dtmQgAACAAJ&hl=en)?

It was one of my childhood favorites, but it seems the roles have been...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 February 2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,549
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Icon84 Mouse, it wasn't my intention to attack you. I...

Mouse, it wasn't my intention to attack you. I was attempting to join in the "fun". I found your mention of Nixon's work ethic to be darkly humorous in the same vein as John Goodman's line from "The...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 February 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,549
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
"Say what you want about the tenets of National...

"Say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos!"
Forum: SLC 23 November 2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 184,844
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Chris J, I love your Irving avatar. Wormy was a...

Chris J, I love your Irving avatar. Wormy was a favorite from the early Dragon magazine.

While looking up the comic to confirm his name, I was saddened to learn that the artist, David Trampier,...
Forum: Social Studies 18 October 2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,003
Posted By A Cat Named Easter
Some of the most conservative, evangelical...

Some of the most conservative, evangelical Christians I know recognize that sometimes a woman has no other choice but to work outside the home. Even if they object to a woman making a choice of "her...
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