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Forum: SLC 18 February 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 28,956
Posted By Die Capacitrix
The Heinz brand is easier to find here. I found...

The Heinz brand is easier to find here. I found L&P at one store, but I've forgotten where, so I ended up buying Heinz again.

Next time I see L&P I'll buy a bottle and put it in the cellar. But a...
Forum: SLC 18 February 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,570
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I recently got a new store credit card and they...

I recently got a new store credit card and they sent me the PIN for on-line shopping.

It is the same as my first PIN for my first bank card, which I choose because it was the last four digits as...
Forum: Rantidote 15 February 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,255
Posted By Die Capacitrix
And central Switzerland, but Basel's confused...

And central Switzerland, but Basel's confused doesn't start until Monday. Which is after Lent starts. No idea why.

I'm tired of the cheesy decorations in the middle of town. They should have been...
Forum: SLC 11 February 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,578
Posted By Die Capacitrix
13 and 13 months. I was expecting Nutella.

13 and 13 months.

I was expecting Nutella.
Forum: Social Studies 10 February 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,643
Posted By Die Capacitrix
One of the first things I buy when I arrive in...

One of the first things I buy when I arrive in the States. There is no equivalent here.



Cheetos Gustosines (https://lasdelicias.co.uk/product/baked-corn-cheetos-gustosines)? No cheese...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 February 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 239,847
Posted By Die Capacitrix
According to this...

According to this (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1949347&postcount=19) post, it's a knowledge bump (occiput) and many breeds have them. The linked article...
Forum: Rantidote 07 February 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,140
Posted By Die Capacitrix
This is a problem for me. I had some time to kill...

This is a problem for me. I had some time to kill before a dentist's appointment and I had brought my ebook. I got swept up in the story and probably would have kept reading except the dentist came...
Forum: Rantidote 06 February 2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,140
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I know someone who tripped while walking up the...

I know someone who tripped while walking up the escalator. His calf was basically shredded by the escalator teeth that make up the edge of the escalator step. With stairs he would have just gotten a...
Forum: Social Studies 06 February 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,643
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I've seen Lady Doritos mentioned on Twitter and...

I've seen Lady Doritos mentioned on Twitter and was wondering what was up.

My husband will only eat chips that are big enough for more than one bite and he really doesn't like getting his hands...
Forum: Business Bytes 06 February 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Somehow I noticed and didn't notice this. I'm...

Somehow I noticed and didn't notice this. I'm sure I would be quite surprised if I walked into a store here and the produce was freshly spritzed, and I would maybe notice in the U.S. if it wasn't.
...
Forum: Rantidote 03 February 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,869
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Office/Outlook/Excel: Everything is set for...

Office/Outlook/Excel: Everything is set for American English. If I am typing in German, I do appreciate when you recognized German and give spelling suggestions.

But what's up with the complaining...
Forum: Rantidote 03 February 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,140
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I already have an implant, the same tooth (last...

I already have an implant, the same tooth (last one in the back), but on the other side. The opposing tooth started to move downwards into the empty space (seems to be a 10 % chance) so I had to...
Forum: Rantidote 01 February 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,140
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Today's visit to the dentist may not be as...

Today's visit to the dentist may not be as successful as thought. The filling was probably loose for 6 months, which means bacteria was having a field day, and the new filling just about touches the...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,252
Posted By Die Capacitrix
:eek: The jar we have now is 200 g. Every...

:eek:

The jar we have now is 200 g. Every time we buy a larger size (630 g), we don't eat it fast enough and the Nutella gets hard. At Easter and Christmas it's possible to buy 1 kg jars.

I...
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,140
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I have a loose filling, which prompted today's...

I have a loose filling, which prompted today's visit to the dentist to find that out. Which means I get to go to the dentist again on Thursday.

Which is actually quite nice that less that one week...
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,255
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My handbag charm (wasn't sure what to call it),...

My handbag charm (wasn't sure what to call it), is manufactured with two layers of "embossed fabric" which doesn't seem to be glued very well. The other end of the charm has this strange angel, whose...
Forum: Rantidote 29 January 2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,255
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Airplane There's a meme running around that IKEA = Escape...

There's a meme running around that IKEA = Escape room adventure. Ours is close enough I can stop by during off-peak time.

My own FWP - Disney World hotels are confusing and doesn't have enough...
Forum: SLC 27 January 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 206,367
Posted By Die Capacitrix
The message board is back! It was down when I got...

The message board is back! It was down when I got this morning and was still (again?) down earlier this evening.
Forum: Rantidote 21 January 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My work computer updates in stealth mode. That...

My work computer updates in stealth mode. That is, it doesn't tell me it's updating, it just makes it impossible to work. So I shut down my computer since it's not working. When I start it again, it...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Icon06 Everyone's worst nightmare: send out invitations...

Everyone's worst nightmare: send out invitations and no one comes to the party. This way there are no invitations to ignore/decline/mock.

There is plenty of other material for mocking, sadly.
Forum: SLC 20 January 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,628
Posted By Die Capacitrix
This guy's too young, but this video...

This guy's too young, but this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=dEsnWlvy57c) is creeping me out. In contrast to the Muppet show, his show shows the animals wiggling inside. :eek:
Forum: SLC 20 January 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,252
Posted By Die Capacitrix
On another thread there is a discussion about...

On another thread there is a discussion about weight and height on driver's licenses. In Switzerland, neither information is included, nor is hair or eye color. Also the driver's license is valid...
Forum: SLC 20 January 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,628
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My husband thinks it might be from The Electric...

My husband thinks it might be from The Electric Company, but I don't find it.

It's an animation of "I knew an old lady who swallowed a fly" and it was a black and white sketch-style animation. It...
Forum: Techno-Babble 20 January 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,186
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My mom was out walking, north of Seattle, during...

My mom was out walking, north of Seattle, during the Nisqually earthquake (2001, 6.8, centered in southern Puget Sound), and didn't notice anything. She did notice the Duvall earthquake (1996, 5.6,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 January 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,912
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Rolling Stone...

Rolling Stone (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/tom-pettys-cause-of-death-accidental-overdose-w515472)


I saw the family statement in my Facebook feed this morning. They didn't have to...
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