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Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 January 2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By WildaBeast
Whenever I come from from work Nelson is always...

Whenever I come from from work Nelson is always waiting behind the door into the door into the garage so he can bolt through it the second it opens. That's not the weird behavior; I understand...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 January 2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By WildaBeast
Chef This doesn't answer your question, but...

This doesn't answer your question, but tangentially, California just recently legalized selling food cooked in a home kitchen.
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Forum: SLC 14 January 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 48,446
Posted By WildaBeast
Those old Westphalias are going up in value,...

Those old Westphalias are going up in value, apparently. I saw a 1977 model parked on the street with a "for sale" sign on it -- the asking price was just under $20,000.
Forum: SLC 12 January 2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 105,876
Posted By WildaBeast
As a teenager while visiting my grandparents in...

As a teenager while visiting my grandparents in Wisconsin I once saw a man drive his riding lawnmower to a gas station and fill it up. That just seems like such a Wisconsin thing to do.

Odd...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,395
Posted By WildaBeast
I'm no longer allowed to send my sister random...

I'm no longer allowed to send my sister random Korean junk mail that I find on the street.
Forum: SLC 10 January 2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,683
Posted By WildaBeast
I just got a text message from some random person...

I just got a text message from some random person saying they want to discuss buying my house, which is not for sale. The somewhat scary thing is that the person addressed me by my correct first...
Forum: Police Blotter 10 January 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By WildaBeast
As I understand it, one does not choose one's...

As I understand it, one does not choose one's criminal nickname, but rather the name is given to them by their peers. Apparently there are quite a few gangsters out there with nicknames that they...
Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 33,385
Posted By WildaBeast
Cheer Well what do you know, it actually worked. I...

Well what do you know, it actually worked. I honestly wasn't all that optimistic. But I got home last night, reconnected the thermostat, and the furnace came on and stayed on until it reached the...
Forum: Rantidote 07 January 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 33,385
Posted By WildaBeast
In an online help forum someone said they were...

In an online help forum someone said they were able to at least temporarily fix a similar issue by "resetting" both the furnace and the Nest. So just to see if it works this morning I turned off the...
Forum: Techno-Babble 07 January 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By WildaBeast
Sorry for the double post days later, but I...

Sorry for the double post days later, but I learned on another forum that these particular ex-Singapore Airlines A380s were the first couple of A380s ever built, and they had some issues with their...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 January 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,034
Posted By WildaBeast
That reminds me, I re-watched a few episodes of...

That reminds me, I re-watched a few episodes of Fawlty Towers over the holidays. John Cleese is brilliant. And it's available on Netflix as well.
Forum: SLC 07 January 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,395
Posted By WildaBeast
In sort of a continuation of the previous dream,...

In sort of a continuation of the previous dream, a couple of nights ago I learned that people actually take out loans to buy Lego cars. These, however, didn't seem to be actual functional cars, but...
Forum: Rantidote 07 January 2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 33,385
Posted By WildaBeast
LTTAM: It's been a very windy day, and there was...

LTTAM: It's been a very windy day, and there was a very brief (less than a minute) power outage a few hours ago. It seems like now my HVAC system is screwed up. I don't know if it's related to the...
Forum: Rantidote 07 January 2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By WildaBeast
My own "I can't even" moment: The last time I...

My own "I can't even" moment: The last time I got a haircut the stylist working at the chair next to the one I was in was in the middle of a rant about how political correctness is destroying the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 January 2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By WildaBeast
Hundreds of TSA screeners, working without pay, calling out sick at major airports

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/04/politics/shutdown-tsa-screening/index.html


I can't really blame them. I wouldn't want to go to work if I wasn't getting paid, either.
Forum: Techno-Babble 04 January 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By WildaBeast
Airplane Well, most planes have a useful lifespan of 20-30...

Well, most planes have a useful lifespan of 20-30 years*, the A380 being no exception. Singapore Airlines is a bit of an outlier in the airline industry in that they prefer to fly only newer planes,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 January 2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 310,202
Posted By WildaBeast
Yes, that one. And I think that's the word I...

Yes, that one. And I think that's the word I wanted for both that kid and Shatner.
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 January 2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By WildaBeast
You know, "The Captain" totally sounds like a...

You know, "The Captain" totally sounds like a Time Lord name. I'm just sayin'...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 January 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 310,202
Posted By WildaBeast
There's an ad with William Shatner promoting some...

There's an ad with William Shatner promoting some sort of oxygen generating device for elderly people that I've been seeing a lot lately. I can't really articulate exactly why, but something about...
Forum: SLC 03 January 2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 49,548
Posted By WildaBeast
I don't know about in the US, but in Eastern...

I don't know about in the US, but in Eastern Europe, yeah, totally:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yIME_2H2dwo" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay;...
Forum: SLC 03 January 2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 127,156
Posted By WildaBeast
The 'Captain' Daryl Dragon of Captain & Tennille...

The 'Captain' Daryl Dragon of Captain & Tennille Dies at 76

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' actor Bob Einstein dead at 76

WWE Hall of Famer 'Mean' Gene Okerlund Dies at Age 76

They say deaths occur...
Forum: Rantidote 03 January 2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 872
Views: 109,356
Posted By WildaBeast
Because you live in Los Angeles and I live near...

Because you live in Los Angeles and I live near Sacramento. And that's the annoyance of living in a medium sized metro that's a couple of hours away from a much larger metro -- most of the time when...
Forum: SLC 03 January 2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 175,467
Posted By WildaBeast
Most photo sharing sites are blocked where I...

Most photo sharing sites are blocked where I work, so the images only show up for me when I'm at home. I don't know if DrRocket was posting from work or home, but maybe his IT department recently...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 January 2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 37,365
Posted By WildaBeast
I saw it with my family over the holidays as...

I saw it with my family over the holidays as well. To add to this, I particularly liked the return to classic hand-drawn Disney style animation for one of the fantasy sequences. That really helped...
Forum: SLC 02 January 2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 49,548
Posted By WildaBeast
Driver I wasn't sure before because I don't follow...

I wasn't sure before because I don't follow rallying, but now I'm fairly certain GenYus was making a joke.
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