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Forum: SLC 13 November 2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By ChasFink
Theme Icon I stand corrected. :)

I stand corrected. :)
Forum: SLC 13 November 2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By ChasFink
Ambulance I just did a little research. What Lainie says is...

I just did a little research. What Lainie says is true, but apparently diabetics with good insurance buy extra, then sell them to companies like this for a profit. The companies then sell them to...
Forum: SLC 13 November 2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By ChasFink
Ambulance Yesterday I saw a professionally printed sign on...

Yesterday I saw a professionally printed sign on a telephone pole that simply said "Cash for diabetic test strips" and a phone number. I don't understand.
Forum: SLC 10 November 2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By ChasFink
Ponder These were packaged things: turkeys, hams, whole...

These were packaged things: turkeys, hams, whole pork shoulders, etc.

Bernhard Michael Wetherspoon the first!
Forum: SLC 09 November 2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 A car with the license plate "BMW 1". It was a...

A car with the license plate "BMW 1". It was a Mercedes.

and

A grocery store circular with a first page that advertised several meat items at 19 cents a pound, limit one item, with a $100...
Forum: Crash and Burn 03 November 2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By ChasFink
No Yes! I have always wondered the same thing. In...

Yes! I have always wondered the same thing. In fact, I think it just makes things worse: "Cowardly, are we? Well, now you're going to see just how brave we are!"
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 November 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,114
Posted By ChasFink
Icon09 I accidentally read that with the sixth and...

I accidentally read that with the sixth and seventh words switched around. :eek: That might be a show, too!
Forum: Crash and Burn 02 November 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By ChasFink
Police To expand on my previous post: I do recognize...

To expand on my previous post: I do recognize that these are important issues for law enforcement and possibly preventing further attacks if there is indeed a conspiracy. But simply trying to find...
Forum: NFBSK 02 November 2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By ChasFink
Yow! Won't somebody think of the seniors?

Won't somebody think of the seniors?
Forum: Crash and Burn 01 November 2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By ChasFink
Yow! I genuinely don't understand why there is always...

I genuinely don't understand why there is always an obsession with whether acts like this are "acts of terrorism", with a strong implication that it's radical Islamist terrorism. I really don't care....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 November 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,868
Posted By ChasFink
You make a good point here. I also understand...

You make a good point here. I also understand that his choice of words in coming out were probably not the best. Were I in his shoes (whether guilty of the act or not - or genuinely not remembering)...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 October 2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,868
Posted By ChasFink
Of course it's about him AND Rapp, and what...

Of course it's about him AND Rapp, and what happened between them. And if I'm accused of some wrongdoing and am honestly repentant, then I'm going to be as honest as I can be. (Or to play devil's...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 October 2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,868
Posted By ChasFink
There is a wide spectrum of opinion here about...

There is a wide spectrum of opinion here about how "bad" the alleged incident was, but I want to go back to the coming out issue.

If Spacey had confessed/apologized and not come out, people would...
Forum: Crash and Burn 31 October 2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,021
Posted By ChasFink
I guess some people have more free time than me...

I guess some people have more free time than me for attracting attention to themselves.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 October 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,868
Posted By ChasFink
No I also agree with pinqy. Spacey is getting a...

I also agree with pinqy.

Spacey is getting a lot of heat for coming out at this time, but honestly, what was he to do? Ours is a world where straight is still more or less the default norm. If he...
Forum: Crash and Burn 31 October 2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,021
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 I'm very confused. Why would anyone make up a...

I'm very confused. Why would anyone make up a story like this?
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 October 2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,114
Posted By ChasFink
Goldfish Then there's this: National Lampoon Radio Hour...

Then there's this:
National Lampoon Radio Hour #46 - Moby! The Musical (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osx6FQsRlEY)

Gee, I sure am enjoying the "What shows are you watching this fall?" thread. I...
Forum: History 30 October 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By ChasFink
Theme Icon Hey bud, it's not nice tulip off like that! ...

Hey bud, it's not nice tulip off like that!


How dare you not misbelieve what you're told to. How can you ever be corrected?
Forum: Social Studies 27 October 2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By ChasFink
Soapbox You stated a few serious issues right there. And...

You stated a few serious issues right there. And among other things, imagine what will happen when robots DO become more autonomous. They could use this as legal precedent. And if Sophia ever does...
Forum: Social Studies 27 October 2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By ChasFink
Borg A Robot has been made a citizen

The story from Mashable:

People are outraged that Sophia the robot has more rights than most women in Saudi Arabia (http://mashable.com/2017/10/27/saudi-arabia-womens-rights-sophia/)


I get a...
Forum: Language 27 October 2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 When I was a kid I had several books of the...

When I was a kid I had several books of the "Believe it or Not" variety (including some that were not official Believe it or Not publications). I remember one of them saying you really can catch more...
Forum: SLC 26 October 2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 25,841
Posted By ChasFink
Chicken Here's a headline I actually DID see, in Newsweek...

Here's a headline I actually DID see, in Newsweek - a bit odd if it gets truncated:

Great Tits Are Evolving......
Forum: Police Blotter 26 October 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By ChasFink
Driver In case anyone in the rest of the world was...

In case anyone in the rest of the world was wondering, the driving age in the US varies by state. It can be as low as 14 (for learner's permits or "hardship" licenses in some states) or as high as...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 October 2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By ChasFink
No I agree that they might not - probably didn't -...

I agree that they might not - probably didn't - know that someone had been killed, but it amazes me that they didn't realize someone could get killed (or didn't care if it happened).
Forum: Language 24 October 2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By ChasFink
Dog There's a small park I know that the locals call...

There's a small park I know that the locals call "Spooky Park" - not the real name, but everyone calls it that. It IS spooky, and has several Addams-Family-esque Victorian houses nearby. One local...
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