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Forum: Rantidote 19 January 2018, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Gutter Monkey
If I ever saw that happening I'm pretty sure I...

If I ever saw that happening I'm pretty sure I would sit down next to them and offer to share my snack. :lol:
Forum: Rantidote 18 January 2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
There's a related mindset which says "If a...

There's a related mindset which says "If a proposed social change isn't going to 100% fix a problem then it's a waste of time," especially in relation to things like drug control, gun control,...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 858
Posted By Gutter Monkey
I was curious so I went and tracked down a copy...

I was curious so I went and tracked down a copy of the 1960 Disney movie on youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvoLnEqa_e0) and there's a scene about 45 minutes in with people running away from...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 858
Posted By Gutter Monkey
To be fair there was a whole bunch of books and...

To be fair there was a whole bunch of books and comics and even animated TV specials that called him "Smokey the Bear"

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Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 858
Posted By Gutter Monkey
^^^^ Ha ha ha you just beat me to it. I spent...

^^^^
Ha ha ha you just beat me to it. I spent too long finding a video :D



Hmm, I'm trying to figure out which story that might have been. Probably The Power of Kroll?
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Forum: Rantidote 18 January 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Just like how every scientific discovery or...

Just like how every scientific discovery or statement comes with an unspoken clarification "... as far as we know according to the data we've collected so far, further discoveries/clarifications may...
Forum: Rantidote 15 January 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Yep, our outlets always have switches built into...

Yep, our outlets always have switches built into them:
https://i.imgur.com/u7aUa1p.jpg
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
A housemate unplugged my electric toothbrush in...

A housemate unplugged my electric toothbrush in the bathroom so they could use the power outlet for something but they made sure to plug it back in when they were done, which was good of them....
Forum: SLC 14 January 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,945
Posted By Gutter Monkey
I was having a conversation with a friend about...

I was having a conversation with a friend about animated musical groups such as Josie and the Pussycats and The Archies and Alvin and the Chipmunks and we were trying to come up with modern examples....
Forum: SLC 14 January 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,934
Posted By Gutter Monkey
I don't get any charges at all for paying my rent...

I don't get any charges at all for paying my rent electronically, it comes straight out of my debit account. I pay all my bills electronically.
Forum: SLC 13 January 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,934
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Australia I pay both of those online and it's awesome.

I pay both of those online and it's awesome.
Forum: SLC 12 January 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 134,330
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Chicken It's almost that time of year again .... ...

It's almost that time of year again ....

https://i.imgur.com/r7by3O0.jpg
Forum: Rantidote 12 January 2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Oh god, I had a compulsory group meeting at my...

Oh god, I had a compulsory group meeting at my job placement agency earlier this week where the staff member was presenting a scripted module about some junk which was supposed to take about an hour...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 138,012
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Yep, use your discretion and avoid unnecessary...

Yep, use your discretion and avoid unnecessary risks. One of the earliest uses of the idiom was in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I when Falstaff avoids getting killed during a battle by shamefully...
Forum: Rantidote 11 January 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
We have a power outlet hidden in the ceiling...

We have a power outlet hidden in the ceiling cavity above the kitchen, it's for the extractor fan above the stove/oven. I'm pretty sure that a permanent ceiling fan should be directly wired to mains...
Forum: Rantidote 10 January 2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Hey now, it's only our roads that are melting in...

Hey now, it's only our roads that are melting in this heat
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-05/hume-freeway-melts-in-heat-in-victoria/9307344
Forum: Rantidote 09 January 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Australia Queensland is VERY MUCH in a different Australia...

Queensland is VERY MUCH in a different Australia than Melbourne. It's a whole different world up there. :lol:
Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
[citation needed] :p

[citation needed]



:p
Forum: SLC 08 January 2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,945
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Vanishing Aw no, the council came and removed the big...

Aw no, the council came and removed the big castor oil plant that had been growing just outside my yard for years and years. :(

https://i.imgur.com/KUPdAbd.jpg
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Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Nah, no fireplace. But there is an old gas heater...

Nah, no fireplace. But there is an old gas heater which we never use any more which should probably be inspected.

A year or two ago there was a distinct ozone smell around the fuse box (which is...
Forum: SLC 08 January 2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,036
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Red kidney beans are especially high in the toxin...

Red kidney beans are especially high in the toxin phytohaemagglutinin, white kidney beans have a fraction of that amount and it's present in many other varieties of beans. ...
Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
The electrics in my house are very badly designed...

The electrics in my house are very badly designed and fairly dodgy and there's ridiculously few outlets throughout. There's only a single outlet in the bathroom so we have to take turns charging our...
Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Bingo. Additionally, it's an extension onto the...

Bingo. Additionally, it's an extension onto the house which I suspect was constructed extremely cheaply and possibly not entirely legally. The kitchen doesn't have any built-in benchtops or counters...
Forum: Rantidote 07 January 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 17,953
Posted By Gutter Monkey
D'oh! I went to put my shopping away in the...

I went to put my shopping away in the fridge/freezer and noticed that the fridge light didn't come on .... it turns out that a housemate had unplugged the fridge so they could plug in their mixmaster...
Forum: SLC 05 January 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,945
Posted By Gutter Monkey
Icon204 Speaking of the weather, it's a pretty hot day...

Speaking of the weather, it's a pretty hot day here in Melbourne. The police just issued a traffic alert that there will be delays on the Hume freeway near Broadford because a 10km stretch of road is...
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