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Forum: Amusement Bark 29 August 2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 40,180
Posted By callee
We're currently re-watching The Office (US). We...

We're currently re-watching The Office (US). We missed the show in its entirety during its original broadcast. I watched the first episode one day when I saw it was on netflix - the only thing I...
Forum: Business Bytes 11 June 2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,567
Posted By callee
It strikes me that much of the bemusement in this...

It strikes me that much of the bemusement in this thread is due to the effects of presentism - the assumption that since human development is, generally, always advancing, the present is therefore...
Forum: SLC 22 April 2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,418
Posted By callee
What a heck of a week! Avril, please don't worry...

What a heck of a week! Avril, please don't worry about feeling like a bad employee. I know, it's weird to tell people how to feel, but please don't feel bad about that. Trust me, you're boss isn't...
Forum: Technical Questions 18 February 2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 49,066
Posted By callee
Avril, just to be sure, you have my info, right?

Avril, just to be sure, you have my info, right?
Forum: Technical Questions 18 February 2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 49,066
Posted By callee
I wouldn't be surprised if snopes is winding down...

I wouldn't be surprised if snopes is winding down the forum.

Forums cost time and money.

I am a moderator on another forum - not a large one, but fairly active - and it is quite a lot of work...
Forum: SLC 30 November 2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 287,148
Posted By callee
We have black bears here all the time, and I grew...

We have black bears here all the time, and I grew up with newfs. The two can look very similar, especially if you're at a bit of a distance. It's not just the colour - the beaks are similar too.
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 December 2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,296
Posted By callee
New Star Wars Fan Video

I'm looking forward to the new movie, I thought this music video was awesome! :lol:


<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MF3MCZcQUPc" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Moot Court 16 December 2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,220
Posted By callee
I remember years ago hearing a comedian's...

I remember years ago hearing a comedian's stand-up routine where she made fun of guys who get caught cheating and claim "I didn't mean to! It was an accident" and I remember it was so funny, cause...
Forum: Moot Court 16 December 2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,220
Posted By callee
Saudi millionaire acquitted of rape charge after claiming he tripped and fell on teen

From the National Post (http://news.nationalpost.com/news/saudi-millionaire-who-claimed-he-accidentally-fell-on-woman-acquitted-of-rape-charge-by-british-court):
Forum: Questionable Quotes 11 September 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,166
Posted By callee
Thanks. Been making some progress. I have...

Thanks. Been making some progress.

I have found one promising looking example of the quote in a book called
"The Psychological Mystique...
Forum: Questionable Quotes 10 September 2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,166
Posted By callee
We Are All Eichmann

In the hazy fog of my memories from highschool is a lesson that taught about the famous Eichmann trial in Jerusalem. According to my memory, there was a Jewish survivor brought to the stand to...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 24 June 2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,551
Posted By callee
yup. that's got to be it! That book is still for...

yup. that's got to be it! That book is still for sale on amazon too.

good catch, ganzfeld.

now, excuse me as I go off to mock mrs. callee...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 24 June 2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,551
Posted By callee
I checked with mrs. callee, she doesn't remember...

I checked with mrs. callee, she doesn't remember where she photocopied the ad from, only that she collected it as part of a university project on sexism in the media, and she had thought at the time...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 24 June 2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,551
Posted By callee
"eavestrough" or "eaves trough" is correct. It...

"eavestrough" or "eaves trough" is correct. It is a more canadian than american phrase. The "eave" is an old word for "edge" and refers to the edge of the roof. The trough attached to the edge of...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 23 June 2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,551
Posted By callee
Happy Liners: "I buy the kind that he likes"

Ok, I've probably put this in the wrong forum, and knowing snopes, I've probably used an incorrect thread title too, but I couldn't believe that I couldn't find this old advertisement already on the...
Forum: Social Studies 21 March 2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 40,385
Posted By callee
nevermind, I googled it for you. thus...

nevermind, I googled it for you.

thus spaketh the Vatican (http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p2s2c4a2.htm):

Feel free to keep parsing my post to explain how I am wrong...
Forum: Social Studies 21 March 2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 40,385
Posted By callee
notice how I called that an "example", thus...

notice how I called that an "example", thus implying it was just one individual occurrence of the greater phenomenon. But that doesn't mean you can't google it yourself and see if it does apply to...
Forum: Social Studies 20 March 2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 40,385
Posted By callee
Not quite the same, but a little similar: Roman...

Not quite the same, but a little similar: Roman Catholicism - officially - excludes eulogies from funerals for this reason. Example here...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 18 June 2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,086
Posted By callee
but the enemy of your enemy is not always your...

but the enemy of your enemy is not always your friend. Just because you hate the person they are attacking does not mean you should tolerate their dishonest means (which, forgive me if I'm wrong, it...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 18 June 2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,086
Posted By callee
But Ryda, even if I conceded your entire critique...

But Ryda, even if I conceded your entire critique of her (which I don't, but pretending just for a minute that I did) even your final analysis bears little-to-no resemblance to the caricature in the...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 18 June 2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,086
Posted By callee
I wonder how accurate the article in the OP...

I wonder how accurate the article in the OP really is.

Anyone can cherry-pick quotes to make an opponent sound silly. But is the caricature reflecting reality?

I picked one of their ten for...
Forum: Social Studies 11 June 2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,432
Posted By callee
the cost is certainly an issue. They do...

the cost is certainly an issue.

They do not specify the glue used, but as a carpenter, I can tell you, most modern wood glues are formulated so that the wood will fail long before the glue does....
Forum: Social Studies 11 January 2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 66,599
Posted By callee
that's not really how my retort works either. ...

that's not really how my retort works either. It's more along the lines of "you've never been in the situation you're pontificating on, so really you're just speaking out of your arse." I'm saying...
Forum: Social Studies 11 January 2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 66,599
Posted By callee
my offer is an open one, Joe: you can come show...

my offer is an open one, Joe: you can come show me how it's done too.
Forum: Social Studies 11 January 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 66,599
Posted By callee
not with our boys, they don't.

not with our boys, they don't.
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