snopes.com  

Go Back   snopes.com > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Hero_Mike
Forum: Wild Kingdom 23 November 2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,112
Posted By Hero_Mike
It's unfortunate that service animals of all...

It's unfortunate that service animals of all kinds can't be certified. It doesn't matter what their purpose is, but there has to be some organization which can certify that a service animal meets a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 August 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,157
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada Since when is it right for a public official to...

Since when is it right for a public official to force another elected official out of office? Especially when partisan politics are involved?

Remember that Lehmberg was elected - but in a...
Forum: Moot Court 16 August 2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,233
Posted By Hero_Mike
If speed traps save lives, then so does the...

If speed traps save lives, then so does the traffic slowdown on the other side of a divided highway during an accident. "Rubbernecking", police presence, or macabre curiosity all distract people...
Forum: Police Blotter 15 August 2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,388
Posted By Hero_Mike
Freedom of speech vs. "disturbing the peace" -...

Freedom of speech vs. "disturbing the peace" - call the ACLU - this one's gonna be interesting....
Forum: Moot Court 15 August 2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,233
Posted By Hero_Mike
Flashing your high-beam lights at oncoming...

Flashing your high-beam lights at oncoming traffic is *the only* way to tell someone that their lights are not on, or that their high-beams are on.

Several people have told me that they were...
Forum: SLC 15 August 2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,704
Posted By Hero_Mike
West - Coastal Oregon - 124W North - McArthur...

West - Coastal Oregon - 124W
North - McArthur River, Saskatchewan ~58N
East - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 39E
South - Arequipa, Peru - 16S

Haven't made it to Asia, Argentina or Chile, South...
Forum: Police Blotter 14 August 2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,154
Posted By Hero_Mike
Not odd - the police will want to investigate the...

Not odd - the police will want to investigate the charges without the possibility of the accused "coercing" his past wives into giving positive or favourable testimony.

Tell me, does "spousal...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 August 2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,175
Posted By Hero_Mike
This is a difficult thing. I don't interpret the...

This is a difficult thing. I don't interpret the joke as meaning that all disabled people are faking it - only that some are, and that if something sufficiently important comes up, they will walk.
...
Forum: Business Bytes 13 August 2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,950
Posted By Hero_Mike
Aren't most, if not all, WalMarts in the US open...

Aren't most, if not all, WalMarts in the US open 24 hours?
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 August 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 48,145
Posted By Hero_Mike
There is an immutable difference in those who are...

There is an immutable difference in those who are left behind after a loved one commits suicide, depending upon the reason. When a person is in physical pain and commits suicide, the vast majority...
Forum: Social Studies 13 August 2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,687
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada Not comedians specifically, but celebrities. It...

Not comedians specifically, but celebrities. It may be easy for some to simply shake off a failure, but criticism today has become bigger than ever. People used to simply vote with their wallets,...
Forum: Social Studies 12 August 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,146
Posted By Hero_Mike
Not eBay - but Amazon. Anything I need from...

Not eBay - but Amazon. Anything I need from Radio Shack, I can get from Amazon in 2 days, much cheaper, and nobody pushes really hard to sell me the extended warranty.
Forum: Medical 11 August 2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,806
Posted By Hero_Mike
There are problems with bias, though some of them...

There are problems with bias, though some of them - like whether or not a person is obese - is obvious when they meet the person. I have complained to doctors about headaches and difficulty...
Forum: Social Studies 11 August 2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,694
Posted By Hero_Mike
Depending upon how it's done, sitting with one...

Depending upon how it's done, sitting with one leg tucked under will take up more space than sitting normally - legs down and ankles together. Lots of women sit like this. One of my best friends...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 11 August 2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada I was waiting for someone to say "chiropractor"...

I was waiting for someone to say "chiropractor" before I chimed in.

I know many people who have had very good results with them, however, check the "quackery level" of any chiropractor and if they...
Forum: Social Studies 10 August 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,507
Posted By Hero_Mike
There are quite a few music artists in certain...

There are quite a few music artists in certain genres who espouse and even market their "criminal" past - whether or not they actually had one - but I'm not a fan of those genres to begin with so I'm...
Forum: Business Bytes 06 August 2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,654
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada Ever wonder why some European-built cars aren't...

Ever wonder why some European-built cars aren't sold in North America - especially the lower end vehicles? It all comes down to cost and competition. Generally speaking, cars for the European...
Forum: Social Studies 06 August 2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 29,629
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada I have never heard of this restriction for any...

I have never heard of this restriction for any developed country - even convicted criminals (see note below) have been able to leave the country without any restriction by their "home" country - the...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 05 August 2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,556
Posted By Hero_Mike
Or the signs that say "Dog is Friendly. Beware...

Or the signs that say "Dog is Friendly. Beware of Owner."
Forum: SLC 05 August 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 318,873
Posted By Hero_Mike
GenYus and lavender blue have it right - the...

GenYus and lavender blue have it right - the two-prong 3mm headphone jacks separate out the two stereo channels, and there are adapters for regular headphones. My noise-cancelling earbuds came with...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 August 2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,813
Posted By Hero_Mike
More than a trope, but there's a strong...

More than a trope, but there's a strong stereotype that anyone but heterosexuals are constantly - for lack of a better word - horny. It's a long-standing belief that homosexuals (and by association,...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 02 August 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,443
Posted By Hero_Mike
Not all doctors are comfortable with these kinds...

Not all doctors are comfortable with these kinds of issues, and don't do a good job of making their patients feel at ease with these topics, so as others have said, writing things down seems like a...
Forum: Food 02 August 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 28,563
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada Because this past year, the winter rarely had...

Because this past year, the winter rarely had rain or even temperatures into the 40's. You don't get 100+F all year, but you also don't get weather below freezing. I have many snowbird neighbors...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 01 August 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,211
Posted By Hero_Mike
When it comes to paying ransoms, well, I agree...

When it comes to paying ransoms, well, I agree that it be paid for government officials and diplomats. Expatriate workers - despite having been in some "conflicted" areas of the world, I think this...
Forum: Social Studies 01 August 2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,786
Posted By Hero_Mike
Canada Is that really going to help? I'm not trying to...

Is that really going to help? I'm not trying to be snarky about this - I am just very pessimistic and I think that there is a criminal, if not evil, element in society who is not going to be...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.