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Forum: SLC 22 April 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 50,121
Posted By mbravo
On that topic- Why do smokers throw their...

On that topic-

Why do smokers throw their cigarette butts out the car window? Do newer cars not have ash trays anymore? Even so- I remember seeing it when I was a kid and most car still had them...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 22 April 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By mbravo
I don't like the term myself, but I've seen many...

I don't like the term myself, but I've seen many people with autism use the term to describe themselves.
Forum: Social Studies 22 April 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By mbravo
Yes, but sporcle does not require "kingdom of,"...

Yes, but sporcle does not require "kingdom of," same as I type "China" under "C" and not under "P" for "People's Republic of..." :P

It's a petty change for me, either way.
Forum: Rantidote 20 April 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 50,724
Posted By mbravo
This conversation makes me feel better about my...

This conversation makes me feel better about my hemming and hawwing of when to plant some seeds I've been hoarding. I keep thinking- it's late April now, surely I ought to... and then the temperature...
Forum: Social Studies 20 April 2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By mbravo
For alphabetical Sporcling purposes, I wonder...

For alphabetical Sporcling purposes, I wonder whether the name now will go under S still, or E, or K. I'll have to go give the quiz a spin.

If K, it messes up my K mnemonic :( :lol:
(There is a...
Forum: Rantidote 18 April 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,133
Posted By mbravo
Seaboe- there was one building when I was in grad...

Seaboe- there was one building when I was in grad school that I would get annoyed about every time I went into or out of it, practically. It had a set of doors, one was auto-open and one was just a...
Forum: SLC 18 April 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 159,192
Posted By mbravo
Please read the instructions I left :( ...

Please read the instructions I left :(

Nothing unfixable but I came back to my room to find the work I wanted done untouched, still paperclipped to my instructions, and the room in a state of...
Forum: Rantidote 17 April 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 128,781
Posted By mbravo
It's the vehicular version of the woman's razor...

It's the vehicular version of the woman's razor costing way more than the men's because it's pink.
Forum: SLC 17 April 2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By mbravo
So sorry, Lainie :(

So sorry, Lainie :(
Forum: Rantidote 16 April 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,133
Posted By mbravo
ganz- that makes two of us. I find it especially...

ganz- that makes two of us. I find it especially annoying at performances, and especially with videos as opposed to just photos. When my sister was in high school, the band performed at Carnegie...
Forum: SLC 15 April 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 229,776
Posted By mbravo
I woke up earlier than usual for a weekend...

I woke up earlier than usual for a weekend morning and got most of my day's to-do list already done.

Drawback- I'm hungry for lunch now :lol:
Forum: Rantidote 14 April 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 128,781
Posted By mbravo
It's nice enough to have the windows open- but...

It's nice enough to have the windows open- but just a little too warm, so my hands are too sweaty to do any drawing :lol: Knowing how it will return to cooler/milder temperatures the next few days, I...
Forum: SLC 14 April 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 229,776
Posted By mbravo
It's the first truly warm day of the spring, so...

It's the first truly warm day of the spring, so everyone is out. Driving around even in the early hours the streets and parks were swarmed with people walking about, and the neighborhood is currently...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By mbravo
Richard W, I agree that it's the natural course...

Richard W, I agree that it's the natural course of things. But I think that the publicized resurgence of pro-Nazi/other hate groups groups in the United States specifically at this time makes the...
Forum: SLC 12 April 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 229,776
Posted By mbravo
1. I didn't need novocaine to replace my filling...

1. I didn't need novocaine to replace my filling today :)

2. A few of my students have taken up a small but genuine interest in the physical newspaper. I will be bringing my family's previous day...
Forum: SLC 12 April 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,781
Posted By mbravo
Did you hunt it? :P

Did you hunt it? :P
Forum: SLC 11 April 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By mbravo
It took me years to master the portrait art of...

It took me years to master the portrait art of focusing both eyes on the camera without glasses (I have moderate amblyopia in one eye). So all of my middle school portraits are either me with glasses...
Forum: Rantidote 10 April 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,133
Posted By mbravo
Wish it was "parched."

Wish it was "parched."
Forum: SLC 10 April 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By mbravo
I definitely did that for nice photos/official...

I definitely did that for nice photos/official portraits, but there are other pictures from similar casual contexts where I have them on, too. And I seem too happy in the pictures for someone to have...
Forum: SLC 10 April 2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By mbravo
Seaboe- please keep us posted on Ferdinand's...

Seaboe- please keep us posted on Ferdinand's results! Poor little guy :(




I noticed something odd when looking through pictures of myself as a child. I've worn glasses since I was about four...
Forum: SLC 09 April 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By mbravo
We have a written test first also, you need a...

We have a written test first also, you need a score of 80 to pass, and a lot of it is stuff people study to remember for the test and then forget over the course of the years of driving. (or stop...
Forum: Rantidote 08 April 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By mbravo
All of the "name" memes. Just lists of names with...

All of the "name" memes. Just lists of names with some arbitrary characteristic attached to them. They're so stupid and I don't understand why anyone finds them fun. The one that pushed me to make...
Forum: SLC 08 April 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By mbravo
I took mine on a closed course here in NJ. I...

I took mine on a closed course here in NJ. I touched the cone in front of me when parallel parking which is an automatic fail for the whole test. I was terrified of my test administrator who seemed...
Forum: Rantidote 08 April 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 252,527
Posted By mbravo
Feeling overwhelemed last minute is the natural...

Feeling overwhelemed last minute is the natural and expected consequence of putting off preparing for something. :sigh:


I feel like I'm having a really hard time "getting ahead" of where I need...
Forum: SLC 06 April 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,781
Posted By mbravo
It was two days ago, but the St. Louis zoo is...

It was two days ago, but the St. Louis zoo is full of plaques detailing the families and people who made donations to the zoo. I had to stop and take a picture of the water fountain donated by the...
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