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Forum: Book Corner 18 July 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 368
Posted By UEL
Baseball I was in Marquette Michigan during the week...

I was in Marquette Michigan during the week students arrived for school and paid $300 per night for my room.

Otherwise, in November, the same room was $95 per night.

I have a feeling that Hans...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 July 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,923
Posted By UEL
Baseball You are right, of course. She did accede to...

You are right, of course.

She did accede to the throne in February 1952 upon the death of her father. And in June 1953 she was crowned as such, and for the first time was able to wear all the...
Forum: Book Corner 18 July 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 368
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know a few people that still hitch-hike. They...

I know a few people that still hitch-hike. They love to get in with truckers because they can get some serious miles behind them in single legs.

Perhaps your character likes truckers..for...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By UEL
Baseball I rent vehicles all the time. As I travel a lot,...

I rent vehicles all the time. As I travel a lot, I've been victim to the coming out of a mall/building and not remembering which car I had that week. I can see how she would have forgotten.

I...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 July 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,923
Posted By UEL
United Kingdom From all accounts she does have a vibrant sense...

From all accounts she does have a vibrant sense of humour.

Trump's latest lies about the visit: ...
Forum: Crash and Burn 17 July 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By UEL
Baseball Holy krap! What an experience! I hope she...

Holy krap! What an experience!

I hope she makes a good, full recovery. I am surprised this was not on the larger news circuits.

I'm glad she was found. Her car is a mess.

I'm still amazed.
Forum: SLC 17 July 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 62,312
Posted By UEL
Baseball On a completely different note: I want to...

On a completely different note:

I want to throw a short thanks out to Brad From Georgia. About 3 months ago you answered my question on editing your fiction. I have never enjoyed editing anything...
Forum: Fun House 17 July 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By UEL
United States As a Canadian hockey fan, I know the Russian...

As a Canadian hockey fan, I know the Russian national anthem well enough to hum the whole thing.

That seems appropriate given yesterday's horrendous performance.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 July 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 145,066
Posted By UEL
Baseball Difficult ones for me this week. All are guesses....

Difficult ones for me this week. All are guesses.

1. All are cross dressing

2. I took a geology class once. Don't remember these. Might be faults.

3. Help!

4. Don't know. Ghibelline seems...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,923
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: 95
Views: 3,248
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: 181
Views: 9,798
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: 81
Views: 1,923
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: 871
Views: 72,119
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: 871
Views: 72,119
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: 95
Views: 3,248
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: 860
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: 860
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: 860
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: 871
Views: 72,119
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: 860
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: 994
Views: 145,066
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: 2,262
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: 2,262
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: 2,262
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. ...
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