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Forum: SLC 19 October 2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 94,236
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Baseball I find that interesting. My Mom did most of the...

I find that interesting. My Mom did most of the family driving growing up. Dad controlled the radio. Dad did drive some times, but for family outings, Mom did the lions' share of the driving.
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Forum: SLC 19 October 2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 94,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know both my daughters say "My Mom can't...

I know both my daughters say "My Mom can't drive."

They both now have their licences and still say that. I've been gone for years of their growing up (work related) and Mom has been the only...
Forum: SLC 19 October 2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,493
Posted By UEL
Baseball The Hip hit the scene during the last years of my...

The Hip hit the scene during the last years of my teen years. I have their first two albums on cassette.

I was never a huge fan, but I was not one to avoid their music either. I did watch their...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 19 October 2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is frequent. I mean, it is a continual...

This is frequent. I mean, it is a continual event. When I was there we'd get warnings about parts of the country/city we should avoid to avoid these ultra-Orthodox protests. At the Canadian...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 October 2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,141
Posted By UEL
Baseball In fairness to Lord Dampnut, he has never claimed...

In fairness to Lord Dampnut, he has never claimed any of that.

I started a list during my lunch break of all the claims that he has stated and gaffes he has made and quickly got depressed. He's...
Forum: Rantidote 18 October 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,173
Posted By UEL
Baseball Ohmigosh. I don't drive often in Michigan, but...

Ohmigosh. I don't drive often in Michigan, but this would have totally confounded me it I came across it without warning.

I don't see it in the northern part of the state (my Michigan adventures...
Forum: SLC 18 October 2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,493
Posted By UEL
Baseball Minor confession: On one of the questions on this...

Minor confession: On one of the questions on this week's Ken Jennings Trivia the name Bob Meusel was used. I don't know who Bob Meusel is. I mistook the name for Stan Musial, and assumed it was a...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 October 2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,113
Posted By UEL
Baseball We calculate. For example, when doing manual...

We calculate. For example, when doing manual calculations for shooting, we have to calculate for the effects of air pressure, wind direction, wind velocity and humidity. It is time consuming when...
Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,173
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is one street near here where people do...

There is one street near here where people do something similar.

The intersection has a pedestrian island where cars can turn in a lane that is separated from the intersection.

Looks something...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 October 2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 42,234
Posted By UEL
Baseball 0 for 7 this week.

1. CEO of CNN?

2. Swag, the tarsal

3. Antoine's is French, I'm guessing New Orleans

4. Bob was a Yankee, so I'll guess Gehrig and Mantle

5. Guessing Brazil
Forum: Police Blotter 17 October 2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,113
Posted By UEL
Baseball That's me. Were. :lol: I came up in...

That's me. Were.

:lol:

I came up in the old, old school where the backup to a computer is a human with the log tables, slide rules, trigonometry and wind vector tables. Now, thankfully, the...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 October 2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,113
Posted By UEL
Baseball Not quite. I am an artillery officer and we do...

Not quite. I am an artillery officer and we do calculations for every shot. There are 17 variables that have an impact on a projectile's flight. We don't just shoot in a direction and then adjust...
Forum: Techno-Babble 16 October 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By UEL
Baseball Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/scientists-witness-huge-cosmic-crash-find-origins-of-gold-1.3633999

I found the connection between initial observation and LIGO reporting to be exciting. I had no...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,493
Posted By UEL
Baseball I too have a fascination with reading true crime....

I too have a fascination with reading true crime. I find it horrifying, but I am more compelled by survivor stories and how the police (or any others) ended the crime spree.

As a young teen, I...
Forum: SLC 15 October 2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,134
Posted By UEL
Baseball Oooh. I do remember that. I was talking about...

Oooh. I do remember that. I was talking about that with my brother about 6 months ago. We had to stay in at lunch in school and that was novel. We got to watch it on TV.



We did see it on...
Forum: SLC 15 October 2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,493
Posted By UEL
Baseball Wow. Very well put together video. I don't...

Wow. Very well put together video.

I don't usually watch videos and I thought that the "art" of the big video was long gone, but this was good. I know bands like OK GO put together great...
Forum: Rantidote 15 October 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,173
Posted By UEL
Baseball It's definitely a case of "to each their own". ...

It's definitely a case of "to each their own".

I moved to my graduating school in October of my final year of high school. So, I did not have the 4 years of friendships that many of the others...
Forum: Social Studies 15 October 2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By UEL
Baseball I would suspect that the prosecutor determined...

I would suspect that the prosecutor determined that the probability of gaining a conviction was too low to justify the money and the time to prosecute.

Pretty poor from an outsider's point of...
Forum: Rantidote 14 October 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,173
Posted By UEL
Baseball The woman that was the big social machine back in...

The woman that was the big social machine back in my last high school was the one who arranged our 10th anniversary reunion. I was out of the province so I was unable to attend. It turned out to be...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 161,740
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is one around here that somehow got around...

There is one around here that somehow got around the censors. Months ago, I was with a colleague whose 5-6 year old daughter tried to sound out the "words". My buddy was horrified, let her complete...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 94,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball A curious thought hit my head today. Years ago,...

A curious thought hit my head today. Years ago, when many of the threads here involved some interesting debate, I would oftentimes spend a not short period of time reviewing, editing, reworking and...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By UEL
Baseball A good and a bad thing. I like cooking my...

A good and a bad thing.

I like cooking my breakfast during the weekend. I usually do it without putting on my glasses. Unfortunately, occasionally, I will grab one thing, thinking I am grabbing...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By UEL
Baseball Does the President of the Virgin Islands have to...

Does the President of the Virgin Islands have to be a natural born citizen? I might just offer to take up that job in my retirement.
Forum: SLC 14 October 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,550
Posted By UEL
Baseball I suspect that no therapist will become Columbo...

I suspect that no therapist will become Columbo trying to determine who screen-name UEL from Ottawa/Fredericton is in real life.

Main thing is to get the discussion between you two. And if this...
Forum: SLC 13 October 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 94,236
Posted By UEL
Baseball I bet the cops were on the horns of a dilemma...

I bet the cops were on the horns of a dilemma trying to round up the poor cows.
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