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Forum: SLC 16 October 2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,603
Posted By Ali Infree
First historical event I remember? Hound Dog...

First historical event I remember? Hound Dog being a hit for Elvis Presley. I would have been 3 back in 1956 when it hit the charts. It helped that my parents listened to the radio a lot and DJs...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 October 2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,644
Posted By Ali Infree
I always loved the early Tom Petty and the...

I always loved the early Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' albums. Liked that Rickenbacker guitar sound which reminded me a little of the Byrds. He was a gifted songwriter and musician. RIP

Ali
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 September 2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By Ali Infree
I watch the Weather Channel incessantly--to DW's...

I watch the Weather Channel incessantly--to DW's great displeasure. They work on hyping the details of upcoming storms, including their named winter storms :eek: .
They do storm stand-ups although...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 15 September 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Ali Infree
No answer. One guess from us was that they pulled...

No answer. One guess from us was that they pulled the worker, or his remains out, and used the rest of the chocolate. This, from boys in the 1960s, :eek: We saw them with the paddles too. The...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 14 September 2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Ali Infree
I have never been a white chocolate fan. I am not...

I have never been a white chocolate fan. I am not sure that if I see this pink chocolate that it will fly into my hands. Unlike milk chocolate and dark chocolate:lol:
Seriously, I love chocolate,...
Forum: Medical 31 August 2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,892
Posted By Ali Infree
From my perspective the current cycle (and it...

From my perspective the current cycle (and it does seem cyclic to me) began in the late 1990s. A number of these prescription drugs as jimmy101_again notes came to be prescribed for pain. Medical...
Forum: Police Blotter 23 August 2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Ali Infree
It might be. A lawyer who knew Nate said that he...

It might be. A lawyer who knew Nate said that he had a drinking problem. The lawsuit, filed in April, would seem to argue against that. However, he was not the only plaintiff. As with suicide bombers...
Forum: Police Blotter 22 August 2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Ali Infree
This is a tragedy all the way around. Ma'Lik...

This is a tragedy all the way around. Ma'Lik Richmond served the most time in the juvenile system as a result of the rape, more than his white teammate. The trial for both juveniles, for some reason...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 August 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By Ali Infree
I was in the audience to see Dick Gregory three...

I was in the audience to see Dick Gregory three times. The first time, the Vietnam War was still on and he was on a liquid fast. He would later say that he would not stop eating even if there were...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 August 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ali Infree
In the midst of all of the news that is making me...

In the midst of all of the news that is making me upset or angry, I really appreciated this story. On the glass half full side, at least it wasn't a skunk.
Rally Skunk, another perfectly good name...
Forum: Moot Court 02 August 2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,314
Posted By Ali Infree
If, as with the other Murray lawsuits that...

If, as with the other Murray lawsuits that ACLU-WV cited, this one is dismissed, this brief may be the longest lasting relic of the whole thing. Outside of say...video of John Oliver.:fish:
In a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 July 2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By Ali Infree
Indeed. I remember discovering that she was...

Indeed. I remember discovering that she was Rocky, it made watching reruns more enjoyable. And I love that Bart is voiced by Nancy Cartwright.
Adds to the problem of those wanting distinct gender...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 July 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Ali Infree
As Romero said, the undead are a means of getting...

As Romero said, the undead are a means of getting the living actors motivated and showing their actions, plans and foibles. Or in Hitchcockian terms, they are the mcguffin. :lol:

Ali
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 July 2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,467
Posted By Ali Infree
I wonder if he has a book deal yet. Too bad that...

I wonder if he has a book deal yet. Too bad that "Lying Liars" has already been taken as a title.

Ali
Forum: Crash and Burn 14 July 2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ali Infree
I agree that this human chain shows that there is...

I agree that this human chain shows that there is some hope left. I heard a piece on NPR last night interviewing one woman who helped connect the family to the chain and to safety. When everyone got...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 July 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,311
Posted By Ali Infree
Thanks Tall Geeky Girl for raising up the story...

Thanks Tall Geeky Girl for raising up the story about John Patrick Hunter and his July 4th petition. I met him once because I worked with his son, doing community organizing and working with senior...
Forum: Crash and Burn 30 June 2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,153
Posted By Ali Infree
Wow, even if the couple used Mythbusters,...

Wow, even if the couple used Mythbusters, shouldn't they have realized the value of Buster? A mannekin with a .50 caliber bullet in it would still have been a YouTube video, and he wouldn't have left...
Forum: Moot Court 23 June 2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,314
Posted By Ali Infree
Murray Energy is headquartered close to me in...

Murray Energy is headquartered close to me in eastern Ohio. He is a litigious guy, suing EPA over the Clean Energy Plan among other things. The Utah mine disaster may have been initially triggered by...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 June 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ali Infree
I fondly remember Jose Jimenez and Bill Dana. I...

I fondly remember Jose Jimenez and Bill Dana. I was pleased and surprised by how big a footprint Bill Dana had in comedy. I think that retiring Jose was the right thing to do, and his support for...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 June 2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,905
Posted By Ali Infree
And he wasn't neurotic as Batman. At least, I...

And he wasn't neurotic as Batman. At least, I don't remember it. RIP Adam West.

Ali
Forum: Police Blotter 23 May 2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,476
Posted By Ali Infree
I was pleased to hear about people being offered...

I was pleased to hear about people being offered shelter in the immediate aftermath of the explosion. Is there any word on the missing? I heard a heart-rending piece on BBC this am of a mother from...
Forum: Amusement Bark 23 May 2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ali Infree
I always liked The Saint. And don't forget he was...

I always liked The Saint. And don't forget he was Brett Maverick's little brother. RIP ROger Moore

Ali
Forum: Techno-Babble 27 April 2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,007
Posted By Ali Infree
I use Webroot at home, but haven't opened any...

I use Webroot at home, but haven't opened any Windows software, aside from the OS recently. Still funny though.

Ali
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 April 2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,702
Posted By Ali Infree
There is a lot of assuming that goes on with...

There is a lot of assuming that goes on with celebrity deaths. For people like Erin Moran who became famous while young, the history of child stars is not filled with happy endings. Shirley Temple is...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 April 2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,891
Posted By Ali Infree
Historically, New Orleans was the largest city in...

Historically, New Orleans was the largest city in the Confederacy. It fell to Union forces in April-May, 1862 a year into the Civil War and remained in Union hands.
The Liberty Place memorial is...
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