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Forum: Crash and Burn 21 July 2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By ASL
Ponder I am seeing one article...

I am seeing one article (https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/20/us/missouri-boat-incident/index.html) with an account that says the boat did a 'nose-dive.' I suppose this is one of those instances where a...
Forum: Crash and Burn 21 July 2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By ASL
No I could imagine some thrashing and kicking as a...

I could imagine some thrashing and kicking as a tightly packed mass of people try to deal with something like this wouldn’t help. Also, everything I’ve seen has said the thing capsized. So maybe it...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 July 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 263,576
Posted By ASL
Ambulance Has anyone mentioned the Mutual of Omaha...

Has anyone mentioned the Mutual of Omaha commercial yet? Maybe itís just because the amount of time I spend watching broadcast television and the target demographic is older, but holy NFBSK there...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 July 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By ASL
Read This! Because I essentially began my post with, "Iím...

Because I essentially began my post with, "Iím not a Putin support, but..."

Referencing a current topic of discussion starting here (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?p=1983201#post1983201).
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 July 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By ASL
Throw Tomato Not that I like Putin, but (oh goody! the part...

Not that I like Putin, but (oh goody! the part where I get labelled a Putin supporter!) an executive order from one President is only as good as succeeding presidents allow it to be.

With that...
Forum: Rantidote 20 July 2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 73,856
Posted By ASL
Teacher I agree. It's a perfectly cromulent word, but I...

I agree. It's a perfectly cromulent word, but I think it’s overused, like "proactive" and "paradigm". Some people just need to embiggen their vocabulary I guess...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 July 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By ASL
Icon05 Is it that unusual?

Is it that unusual?
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 July 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 263,576
Posted By ASL
TV Agreed, especially about the skittles-pox...

Agreed, especially about the skittles-pox commercial. Who dresses like that anymore?
Forum: Crash and Burn 18 July 2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By ASL
Driver What are the odds she has full coverage? I only...

What are the odds she has full coverage? I only have the mandatory liability insurance myself. Wouldnít do much good if I drove off a cliff. Unless I landed on someone. Which I really wouldnít want...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 July 2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By ASL
Vanishing There, fixed it for you.

There, fixed it for you.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 17 July 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 736
Posted By ASL
Chef It doesn’t go into proportions, but this wiki...

It doesn’t go into proportions, but this wiki article discusses why some portions of the beef are cut off prior to serving dry-aged beef:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beef_aging
Forum: SLC 17 July 2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,429
Posted By ASL
Chef I enjoyed many a beef-pepperoni pizza in Bahrain....

I enjoyed many a beef-pepperoni pizza in Bahrain. With mushrooms, of course.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 941
Posted By ASL
Skull What crocoduck_hunter said, especially that last...

What crocoduck_hunter said, especially that last paragraph.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 941
Posted By ASL
Flame Didnít we have a thread about a Tesla that...

Didnít we have a thread about a Tesla that exploded on impact?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,276
Posted By ASL
France I’ll always remember the mud-covered flag I saw...

I’ll always remember the mud-covered flag I saw flying from the back of a classmate's pickup truck after 9/11. Nothing says "patriot" like going off-roading with Old Glory flapping above the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,276
Posted By ASL
Ponder Well, I am eagerly awaiting the return of Vikings...

Well, I am eagerly awaiting the return of Vikings Season Five to the History Channel...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,593
Posted By ASL
Canada Did anyone ever just say, "It was wrong then and...

Did anyone ever just say, "It was wrong then and it's wrong now"?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,109
Posted By ASL
In what sense do you consider the British...

In what sense do you consider the British monarch, who holds her largely ceremonial position by virtue of having been born, is more important?

I donít buy the replacability argument. Not that I...
Forum: SLC 16 July 2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,429
Posted By ASL
Seems legit: ...

Seems legit:

https://people.cs.umass.edu/~immerman/stanford/universe.html

But you’ll probably want to talk with an astrophysicist or something.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,109
Posted By ASL
Jolly Roger Any sitting POTUS who has held office in living...

Any sitting POTUS who has held office in living memory (and quite a few before, maybe even all of them) is more important than their contemporary British monarch(s). It’d be a closer call with the...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 July 2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By ASL
Theme Icon Police officer, bystander fatally shot near Boston

Link to article (https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/15/us/massachusetts-police-officer-shot/index.html). This bit caught my eye:

He then went on to shoot a woman in her home before other officers...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 July 2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,109
Posted By ASL
Soapbox Most powerful people seem to be pretty good at...

Most powerful people seem to be pretty good at making others around them feel good, even important when it suits them (though they may treat their staffs rather differently, I digress). That the put...
Forum: SLC 15 July 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,429
Posted By ASL
Psychic Well that depends on how you’re counting dark...

Well that depends on how you’re counting dark matter. And how about energy? Dark energy?

I assume we’re limiting this to the observable universe? I mean, who's to say what lies beyond? You know,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 July 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,276
Posted By ASL
Bonsai Kitten I think it’s a little more nuanced than that. I...

I think it’s a little more nuanced than that. I think he was suitably traumatized by flying a nuke through a wormhole and it convinced him that a concerted effort was needed to defend the Earth and...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 July 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,276
Posted By ASL
United States True, I just get a little uneasy with his...

True, I just get a little uneasy with his rhetoric because once you establish yourself as beholden only to the spirit of the law, as you interpret it, and only when the law is just (again, as you...
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