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Forum: SLC 14 December 2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,924
Posted By Dr. Dave
Actually I think there is an unstated undertone...

Actually I think there is an unstated undertone that prisoners are African American or poor or both. Maybe now add Hispanic. And that “they” vote DEM.

Fro Richard and other international friends:...
Forum: History 04 December 2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Dr. Dave
The UL I heard was that driving on right was a...

The UL I heard was that driving on right was a French thing, but it was because of being in horse drawn carriages, the driver sat to the left- and therefore drove on the right side of the road- so he...
Forum: Crash and Burn 04 December 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Dr. Dave
1. Precordial thump is actually a thing, but it...

1. Precordial thump is actually a thing, but it is not recommended now except for very specific circumstances. Also you DON'T SHOCK ASYSTOLE ("flatline").

2. If I get drafted when we go to war...
Forum: Crash and Burn 04 December 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Dr. Dave
I am in fact a doctor, but I am not a surgeon. I...

I am in fact a doctor, but I am not a surgeon. I was thinking of expanding my practice and doing surgery based on TV shows. No good?

Dr. "Residency Shmesidency" Dave
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 November 2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 65,616
Posted By Dr. Dave
I think that is it then! Includes two additional...

I think that is it then! Includes two additional states, or 3 jurisdictions. (Can't say 3 states because DC is not a state. My guess is that Ken will have a pithy way of wording this distinction-...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 November 2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 65,616
Posted By Dr. Dave
Ahh, three states. Ore more precisely two states...

Ahh, three states. Ore more precisely two states in addition to the city's "home" because DC is not a state. For Philly it would be NJ and Delaware, not Maryland. Great thought. But what about...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 November 2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 65,616
Posted By Dr. Dave
Exactly, the "no other" is key here.

Exactly, the "no other" is key here.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 22 November 2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Dr. Dave
I was at the self checkout at a grocery store...

I was at the self checkout at a grocery store (rhymes with waif pay), trying to find the product code for my bag of orangy-pink tubers. No sweet potatoes on the list. I tried vegetables, potatoes,...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 21 November 2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Dr. Dave
The problem with the article on the main Snopes...

The problem with the article on the main Snopes page 9I think it is an AP article, not a Snopes original?) is that it leaves out the carrying out of the order. It says:


but the president does...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 November 2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 65,616
Posted By Dr. Dave
7. I want to say that it was something to do with...

7. I want to say that it was something to do with a river. Has a river dissecting it? No, in Washington the river demarcates the city from VA.

Also, he says metropolitan area, and other cites...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 November 2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,662
Posted By Dr. Dave
Lainie, I assume it was a typo, but I like that...

Lainie, I assume it was a typo, but I like that you put women twice. It's like he's getting grief from all the women in his family, and all the women in those women's families too!
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 November 2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Dr. Dave
TBH, I could only see her if I opened the...

TBH, I could only see her if I opened the pictures, In the one with kitchen cabinets, when I went back to the article, I still could not see her even knowing where she was. In the other two, I could...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 14 November 2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Dr. Dave
The headline and the lead are, well, misleading....

The headline and the lead are, well, misleading. Those slang terms were someones responses to questions, albeit ones that lead to those answers.

Note: It may indeed be inappropriate for the test...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 November 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Dr. Dave
From the title, I thought that the LA Times would...

From the title, I thought that the LA Times would not be sold or distributed at Disney properties.

But yeah.
Forum: Rantidote 08 November 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 229,266
Posted By Dr. Dave
Actually, you had to send something to the top...

Actually, you had to send something to the top person on the list (item and stamp #1) and then rewrite the letter with the top name removed and your name added to the bottom and send the new letter...
Forum: Crash and Burn 31 October 2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,149
Posted By Dr. Dave
Icon605 I was thinking TV series or movie deal, but yeah.

I was thinking TV series or movie deal, but yeah.
Forum: Rantidote 31 October 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 189,067
Posted By Dr. Dave
When I opened the link and saw the still shot...

When I opened the link and saw the still shot from a TV, I did not see the gun. I thought he was an angel of death or a Star Wars thing.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 October 2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 65,616
Posted By Dr. Dave
Is that true of 13 Reasons Why? And if that is...

Is that true of 13 Reasons Why? And if that is the answer, it would also include (IMS) Alice, Mary Tyler Moore, probbaly some others if I think about it.
Forum: SLC 17 October 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 131,007
Posted By Dr. Dave
I once heard or read from a famous person- I...

I once heard or read from a famous person- I think it was Tony Kornheiser- that yes, they can have multiple choices to call, for the reason you stated. That also explains in the show when they ask...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By Dr. Dave
Please say you spoke with the president of...

Please say you spoke with the president of Maryland, please say you spoke with the president of Maryland.
Forum: Rantidote 13 October 2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 189,067
Posted By Dr. Dave
OK, fire, decline to renew, run out on a rail,...

OK, fire, decline to renew, run out on a rail, whatever. It's sports radio, not English or Business Law class. They should send Dusty packing one way or another :lol:
Forum: Police Blotter 11 October 2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Dr. Dave
On your third point, my first reaction when I...

On your third point, my first reaction when I heard the story was "how was he brought in with a gun still on him?" On someone who was "acting erratically who might have a weapon, " and was brought in...
Forum: SLC 05 October 2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 131,007
Posted By Dr. Dave
I agree that the phrase itself does not give the...

I agree that the phrase itself does not give the story. I think whose house it is/ who moved in vs who was there would drive the phrasing.

For example, I know a guy, mid 50's, who was out on his...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 October 2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dr. Dave
Just to add to the answer, in case gopher does...

Just to add to the answer, in case gopher does not know, it is only one game per team per week and each team also gets a bye week, so it is 17 weeks for the regular season, and a five week...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 October 2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,595
Posted By Dr. Dave
Looks like Tom finally got the wings. I guess...

Looks like Tom finally got the wings. I guess he'll know when he gets there.
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