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Forum: Social Studies 21 November 2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By UEL
Baseball But the thing was that he was not a chameleon. ...

But the thing was that he was not a chameleon. He was a charismatic person that preyed upon the weak in a society. What drew people to him was the fact he stood out in society. He stood out from...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 November 2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 56,151
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I can hum the tune, but other than the words...

1. I can hum the tune, but other than the words "Movin' on up" I have no clue what the lyrics are. Thanksgiving to me means turkey. So that's my answer.

2. Is there a Cairn river? We had a...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 21 November 2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By UEL
Baseball Yes. So, in other words, fire everyone...

Yes.



So, in other words, fire everyone who makes a juvenile choice, despite whatever other decisions that they have made in life?

The guy did an idiotic thing. I have no defence for what...
Forum: Techno-Babble 20 November 2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By UEL
Baseball I just chuckle to myself. Some time in the...

I just chuckle to myself. Some time in the distant future, an alien is going to have a printout in hand, and on it will be scratched "WOW".

:lol:
Forum: Social Studies 20 November 2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By UEL
Baseball Around here it is an expression meaning that...

Around here it is an expression meaning that there will be no sorrow.



Very interesting. From what I've read, he started along the Carnegie path after being in prison. However, I can see its...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 20 November 2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have to ask... where is that captured? I deal...

I have to ask... where is that captured? I deal with things like this and have for most of my career. I have yet to see how a puerile choice is the only predictor for stupid decisions in situations...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 20 November 2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By UEL
Baseball Indeed, ganz. Oftentimes pilots get pushed to an...

Indeed, ganz. Oftentimes pilots get pushed to an area to allow for some other activity at the airport. This is relatively free time. For example, as a Forward Air Controller, I would push a plane...
Forum: SLC 20 November 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball Hah. Work ends here at 4:00, but I stay at...

Hah.

Work ends here at 4:00, but I stay at my desk until 4:20 (easy to get things done when no one is knocking on the door, and I don't sit in the crush of cars leaving the base) when I pack up. ...
Forum: Social Studies 20 November 2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By UEL
Baseball Given that there are people out there even still...

Given that there are people out there even still today who consider themselves "Family", I wonder if someone will claim his body and make his burial place a shrine.

I will not shed a tear for him.
Forum: SLC 19 November 2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball http://radio.garden/live/gosford/todayscountry94on...

http://radio.garden/live/gosford/todayscountry94one/

I came across this a while ago. I don't know if it has already been posted. Someone sent me the link on FB.

It is a GoogleEarth globe with...
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 November 2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By UEL
Baseball AC DC was a band that my brother listened to a...

AC DC was a band that my brother listened to a lot during our teen years. I was not really a fan. I liked a couple of songs, but not enough to find out more about the band.

Given their impact on...
Forum: SLC 18 November 2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball Another board I belong to (a club to which I...

Another board I belong to (a club to which I belong) has some very strongly opinionated people.

This quote was posted this morning...



First comment was
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 November 2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By UEL
Baseball I'm glad we had this thread. Some good music was...

I'm glad we had this thread. Some good music was found.

:)
Forum: History 18 November 2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By UEL
Baseball I spent a little over 2 months in Clovis NM and...

I spent a little over 2 months in Clovis NM and made the trip to the grave of Billy the Kid. Had no interest in the history of that outlaw before then. Since then, I've tried to keep up.

Is the...
Forum: SLC 18 November 2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball If anyone is still doing the NaNoWriMo, I am...

If anyone is still doing the NaNoWriMo, I am still active.

<img src="http://nanowrimo.org/widget/MyMonth/uel.png">

It is still as enjoyable as ever. :)
Forum: Amusement Bark 17 November 2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By UEL
Baseball I was thinking about MASH too, but they kept...

I was thinking about MASH too, but they kept giving timely references to baseball, politics, etc that allowed you to think that the 11 years they were on actually took place within the 3 of the war...
Forum: Rantidote 17 November 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 116,480
Posted By UEL
Baseball That was me Wednesday. I got home to 25...

That was me Wednesday.

I got home to 25 texts and about 30 phone calls. All from one person. Who has my office number.

And the worst of it was, there was no emergency. The long haired...
Forum: Amusement Bark 17 November 2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By UEL
Military I'm on the fence with this one. The magic of...

I'm on the fence with this one.

The magic of Stripes was its military absurdity, which I am certain they can recapture with a series.

The limitation of Stripes was that it was centred around...
Forum: History 16 November 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By UEL
Baseball I love stories of flea market and attic finds. ...

I love stories of flea market and attic finds.

Thanks for posting that.
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 November 2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By UEL
Baseball Jeepers. That is more than Israel has along the...

Jeepers. That is more than Israel has along the boundary with Lebanon or separating Syrian and Israeli Golan Heights.

That wall is intended to stop an army? Kim Jong Un operating out of Tijuana?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 November 2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,155
Posted By UEL
Baseball Exactly. I just binge watched the entire run of...

Exactly. I just binge watched the entire run of Forensic Files on Netflix. There are several episodes that deal with forensic document examination. I was amazed at how much they can tell from a...
Forum: SLC 16 November 2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball I'm much wiser. I was always under the...

I'm much wiser. I was always under the impression that it was brand new when I joined in '01. I misread that.

This thread has turned into a bit of a trip down memory lane.
Forum: SLC 15 November 2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball True. Your post would have fit had I said...

True.

Your post would have fit had I said "this tradition". But I did not say that. I said "some".

However, knowing that people aren't sure of the history of this specific statement (myself...
Forum: SLC 15 November 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 118,841
Posted By UEL
Baseball I was around when this happened. There were...

I was around when this happened.

There were photos going around that claimed it was a new species of animal, when one of our posters (long since stopped posting) declared immediately and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 November 2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 56,151
Posted By UEL
Baseball Only 1 this week

1. Hariri was PM of Lebanon. Lead? There is still the President as head of state.

2. Betty Crocker

3. Light?

4. Bonnie and Clyde? Going to be interested to see the answer to this one

5....
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