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Forum: SLC 06 February 2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 329,123
Posted By zerocool
Static discharge can also create radio waves and...

Static discharge can also create radio waves and he headphone wiring can act like an antenna and pick up the frequency:...
Forum: SLC 04 December 2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 44,131
Posted By zerocool
Icon06 Sad news. I was always impressed by how he didn't...

Sad news. I was always impressed by how he didn't give up against beuracracy to keep pushing for the adoption.
Forum: Rantidote 17 November 2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 438,369
Posted By zerocool
I used to live in a pretty conservative area and...

I used to live in a pretty conservative area and the radio station would 'blank' (no sound) sex/alcohol/drug words. This was kind of annoying and obtrusive because they didn't seem to be selective...
Forum: SLC 02 October 2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 329,123
Posted By zerocool
Background info - I used to live in the US, on a...

Background info - I used to live in the US, on a work visa. Texas drivers licenses expire when work visas expire, and in that situation, they can't be renewed online, and in person they can only be...
Forum: SLC 02 October 2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 329,123
Posted By zerocool
I have an existing US driver's license (Texas)...

I have an existing US driver's license (Texas) and a US Social Security Number, but I am not a resident of the US. My current driver's license is expiring. Is there any state that I can get a license...
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 166,641
Posted By zerocool
Icon06 Down: Fired B today. I'm not his direct boss, so...

Down: Fired B today. I'm not his direct boss, so I guess I didn't fire him myself, but he works in a position that is assigned to work with me. His performance wasn't good enough, so I told his boss...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 September 2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,539
Posted By zerocool
Which is why it surprised me that the word is...

Which is why it surprised me that the word is starting to show up at freerepublic vs somewhere like stormfront. I can easily dismiss stormfront as very fringe but freerepublic style conservatism, in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 August 2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,539
Posted By zerocool
I read some far right websites, I started during...

I read some far right websites, I started during the Obama elections for the schadenfreude, and recently this alt-right stuff has been increasing on what used to be a mainly teaparty type part of the...
Forum: Techno-Babble 30 August 2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,266
Posted By zerocool
My friends and I have been pointing multiple...

My friends and I have been pointing multiple 1000+ mW lasers in different wavelengths at the target and automated some raspbwrry pis to tap out messages in binary since we heard about it. Maybe in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 August 2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,217
Posted By zerocool
Probably a very stupid question, but the text of...

Probably a very stupid question, but the text of the constitution I've seen excerpted dealing with Supreme Court appointments reads:



Is it possible to interpret this as, "the Senate must...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 16 July 2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,636
Posted By zerocool
I recently tried hakarl and it was by far the...

I recently tried hakarl and it was by far the worst thing I have ever smelled. When I ate it, it was served with a bucket for throwing up into. Like eating a much worse smelling urinal cake. Phwaw.
Forum: Fauxtography 18 November 2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 111,445
Posted By zerocool
As described above, some cameras actually detect...

As described above, some cameras actually detect the presence of specific gases by detecting the specific wavelengths that those gases absorb. Eg methane looks black regardless of the temperature,...
Forum: SLC 03 November 2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 48,462
Posted By zerocool
" I can't make someone I just met, who I know...

" I can't make someone I just met, who I know nothing about, nfbsking like me! I have to have something to start with! "

You may be able to improve the odds of being able to do this:...
Forum: Rantidote 18 October 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 480,972
Posted By zerocool
I also like that quote about friends. I moved...

I also like that quote about friends. I moved around a lot in my life, so I'm not near my closest friends, and they are scattered across all time zones. I try to keep in touch, but to me the ones...
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 September 2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,146
Posted By zerocool
For the boiling water one think of it as the...

For the boiling water one think of it as the opposite of a pressure cooker. Pressure cooker=more pressure, higher temperatures, shorter cooking time. Lower pressure is like space, where you've...
Forum: Legal Affairs 29 July 2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 72,713
Posted By zerocool
His word vs mine was exactly why I thought filing...

His word vs mine was exactly why I thought filing any kind of complaint would go nowhere. And to be honest, at the time, I was scared. The officer had already lied about smelling something, so in my...
Forum: Legal Affairs 29 July 2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 72,713
Posted By zerocool
I don't know what jimmy101_again was intending,...

I don't know what jimmy101_again was intending, but I took the eye roll and laughter as a sarcastic take on actually being able to refuse a search.

The last time an officer pulled me over (for...
Forum: Amusement Bark 23 July 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,777
Posted By zerocool
This review was entertaining (warning - NSFW...

This review was entertaining (warning - NSFW language. The guy really really didn't like this movie) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFD2293oGvA)
Forum: Rantidote 26 June 2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,610
Posted By zerocool
When I lived in Texas during times of drought we...

When I lived in Texas during times of drought we were reminded to water the house by our realtor so that this kind of thing wouldn't happen. eg....
Forum: Social Studies 12 May 2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,645
Posted By zerocool
I graduated high school in 2003 and we had a...

I graduated high school in 2003 and we had a continuously updated list of grades posted in the classroom (in certain classes). I think I remember that in college also, but online, and it was probably...
Forum: SLC 03 May 2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,132
Posted By zerocool
I live in an empty part of the world, the nearest...

I live in an empty part of the world, the nearest town is 1 hour flying away, but I'll try:

Cow - probably 100 km

horses (wild horses and Camels!) less than 1 km

hay field - haven't seen one...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 28 February 2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,783
Posted By zerocool
How would you know cutting off any part of your...

How would you know cutting off any part of your body as an infant wouldn't be something you'd enjoy later? By leaving it on, I still have the choice later.
Forum: SLC 28 February 2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 366,953
Posted By zerocool
Where I lived in Texas the same station would...

Where I lived in Texas the same station would broadcast from 15 different (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KENW-FM) repeaters, and always list each repeater during station identification, so the breaks...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 February 2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 30,877
Posted By zerocool
I see it as it is - blue and black. Because...

I see it as it is - blue and black. Because amazon only sells it in blue and black: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Roman-Womens-Detail-Bodycon-Dress/dp/B00SJEUCWU

Because the people who took the photo...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 27 February 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,783
Posted By zerocool
Both my parents were naked in front of me as a...

Both my parents were naked in front of me as a kid if they happened to be naked. Growing up in Europe we went to a clothing optional public areas too (beache/lakes etc.) I did wonder why my father's...
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