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Forum: SLC 23 October 2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 103,712
Posted By DrRocket
If they would simply label it "Our piece of the...

If they would simply label it "Our piece of the pie fee" I could almost accept it.

Begrudgingly.
Forum: Rantidote 22 October 2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 11,981
Posted By DrRocket
Raises red flags for me as well. Good probability...

Raises red flags for me as well. Good probability if she gets involved with an insurance claim, she'll lose her policy and go onto a high risk plan due to prior accident record.
Forum: SLC 18 October 2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Spotted a Tesla Model S today on my way to work....

Spotted a Tesla Model S today on my way to work. They're still rare enough up here for me to notice them.
Forum: Social Studies 15 October 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By DrRocket
Computer Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday of complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to his company, Vulcan Inc.


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Forum: SLC 11 October 2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver My BIL owns one of those. He inherited it from...

My BIL owns one of those. He inherited it from his late Dad. It's in relatively good shape, and runs well.
Forum: SLC 11 October 2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 29,859
Posted By DrRocket
Heavt breathing They're nothing but inexpensive sheet metal over...

They're nothing but inexpensive sheet metal over a structural support frame. It would not surprise me to learn that they're actually designed to do that, to protect the support structure itself.
Forum: SLC 11 October 2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver The Dodge Charger, with the right options, could...

The Dodge Charger, with the right options, could be considered a big muscle car. For a time, Chevy made the SS, a high performance sedan based on a platform originally done by Holden in Australia,...
Forum: SLC 10 October 2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver They've also become popular for use in demolition...

They've also become popular for use in demolition derbies.

Today, I pulled into the Superamerica station I normally use, and saw someone fueling a Bently. Seemed a bit incongruous to me, but hey,...
Forum: Rantidote 08 October 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 11,981
Posted By DrRocket
At seven stories, it's a decent size building. I...

At seven stories, it's a decent size building. I could see an occasional area here or there that's lit up for night shift, but no, the entire building has every single light on. It's an insurance...
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 11,981
Posted By DrRocket
LTTAM: Commercial light usage. I drive by the...

LTTAM: Commercial light usage. I drive by the large building of an insurance company on my way home from work. At one am in the morning, every single light in that building is blazing away.

Why? ...
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 September 2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 98,737
Posted By DrRocket
Judge Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

And, he did not get his $200 dollars!


http://www.startribune.com/cosby-s-day-of-reckoning-comes-after-3-year-sex-assault-case/494209821/
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 163,708
Posted By DrRocket
That was my meaning. :)

That was my meaning. :)
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 163,708
Posted By DrRocket
Driver DOWN: Experienced a catastrophic tire blowout at...

DOWN: Experienced a catastrophic tire blowout at 65mph last Sunday evening. The tire pressure monitor quickly came on after I heard the "POW" and showed the pressure level descending very quickly. I...
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 11,981
Posted By DrRocket
LTTAM: Compressed air at gas stations you have to...

LTTAM: Compressed air at gas stations you have to pay for.

The first to do this in our area were the Super America stations. It started out as a quarter, then quickly went up to 50 cents. After...
Forum: SLC 11 September 2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Visited the Pontiac/Oakland museum while in...

Visited the Pontiac/Oakland museum while in Pontiac, Illinois last Friday. If you're ever in the area, it's worth a visit. A very nice museum. Your typical county seat, with a county courthouse in...
Forum: Rantidote 11 September 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 116,595
Posted By DrRocket
Tantrum Hotels that have their "temperature guard" shower...

Hotels that have their "temperature guard" shower faucets (The ones that are supposed to protect you from being scalded by hot water.) turned down so low, that at best, you get a lukewarm shower.
Forum: SLC 22 August 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver On my way into work today, I was passed by a...

On my way into work today, I was passed by a Maserati Ghibli. Really nice paint!

Then, in the opposite lanes, I spotted a 1948 Ford convertible.
Forum: SLC 20 August 2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 86,055
Posted By DrRocket
Chicken I read a piece in the local daily blab a couple...

I read a piece in the local daily blab a couple of years ago that said this is becoming a common thing.

Apparently raptors like the wide open vistas near major highways, as it offers them...
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 116,595
Posted By DrRocket
Read This! That's because they were clever. They noted that...

That's because they were clever. They noted that the world was supposed to end in 2012, and thought "Meh, let's not and save the gold!"
Forum: SLC 15 August 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Was it a green fastback???

Was it a green fastback???
Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 29,859
Posted By DrRocket
Read This! That would certainly be my first reaction.

That would certainly be my first reaction.
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 August 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,903
Posted By DrRocket
Works for me. Are we learning yet???

Works for me.

Are we learning yet???
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,903
Posted By DrRocket
I listen to that show all the time on Sirius XM...

I listen to that show all the time on Sirius XM Classic radio channel. It's a great show.

There's quite a bit of good drama and comedy on the channel.
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,903
Posted By DrRocket
Mel Gibson is Max. Sean Connery will always...

Mel Gibson is Max.

Sean Connery will always be James Bond to me.

Patrick Stewart will forever be Jean-Luc Picard http://message.snopes.com/images/icons/icon87.gif

And, need I say it?...
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 33,036
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Saw a 1969 Buick GS today. Buick's version of the...

Saw a 1969 Buick GS today. Buick's version of the SS/GTO/442. They're pretty rare compared to the other types, as they were somewhat more expensive when new. Hot Rod Magazine called them the...
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