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Forum: Social Studies 14 October 2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Ellestar
I remember seeing ads for sea monkeys in the...

I remember seeing ads for sea monkeys in the 1980s. I don't know if they were still selling them at the time, or if I was looking at old comic books. But I definitely remember the ads.

I also...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 September 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,897
Posted By Ellestar
I wonder what they will consider a "main"...

I wonder what they will consider a "main" character.

It seems that the likeliest choice would be Jay, simply because he's the oldest main character. But I kind of doubt it because the shake-up may...
Forum: SLC 11 September 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 18,290
Posted By Ellestar
I am very close friends with Jennifer Lawrence....

I am very close friends with Jennifer Lawrence. We both go to the same high school and I have her back when she dings someone's car in the parking lot. However, she's moving away because she has to...
Forum: SLC 10 September 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 18,290
Posted By Ellestar
I dreamed I was gorgeous. For whatever reason, in...

I dreamed I was gorgeous. For whatever reason, in the dream, I couldn't take a bad picture or find a bad angle. I was still me, but just having a really good face day.

I looked so good that the...
Forum: NFBSK 08 September 2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,268
Posted By Ellestar
Fact checking would be an onerous process for...

Fact checking would be an onerous process for someone just brought in to peer-review, though. I assume it would involve going to the same sources cited in the book and reading all the the same...
Forum: Rantidote 07 September 2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ellestar
San Diego is pretty big. Is there an...

San Diego is pretty big. Is there an apartment-finding service available? When I lived in Chicago, I found both of my apartments through Apartment People. It was free to the renter and you could be...
Forum: SLC 02 July 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 18,290
Posted By Ellestar
Last night, I learned my husband could scare me...

Last night, I learned my husband could scare me into a nightmare.

I woke (in real life) at around 3:30am with DH looking out the window, telling me to be careful whenever I took the dogs out...
Forum: Rantidote 01 July 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 127,905
Posted By Ellestar
Okay I have a somewhat related question based on...

Okay I have a somewhat related question based on a number of news stories I've seen on this subject:

What if you buy a mediocre painting at a garage sale, then when you get it home, you find that...
Forum: Social Studies 25 June 2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,551
Posted By Ellestar
When I was a kid and just starting to read on my...

When I was a kid and just starting to read on my own, I had a hard time relating to most characters UNLESS they had the same name as I did (which is Laura).

I honestly don't remember a lot of this...
Forum: Legal Affairs 20 June 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,413
Posted By Ellestar
You know the knee thing could work... for maybe a...

You know the knee thing could work... for maybe a minute. Those muscles are easily tired.

Not to mention it's those (often weak) muscles against stronger, more utilized arm muscles. Not to mention...
Forum: Social Studies 19 June 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,105
Posted By Ellestar
I'm going to admit that I think the idea of...

I'm going to admit that I think the idea of smoking seems pretty cool. You look like you're breathing fire and you have something to do with your hands and mannerisms when in potentially awkward...
Forum: Weird News 04 June 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,952
Posted By Ellestar
I will never, never forget one bus ride in...

I will never, never forget one bus ride in Chicago with an incredibly smelly man. There were enough open seats that passengers just all moved away from him because he was so close to the front of the...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 May 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 197,194
Posted By Ellestar
Dog Dear Littler Dog, While I'm glad it's "only"...

Dear Littler Dog,

While I'm glad it's "only" a slipped disc, and not something that can't be managed, I'm so sorry that you're in pain. I got you meds and they should work as soon as you're rested...
Forum: Police Blotter 30 April 2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,640
Posted By Ellestar
:confused::confused::confused: This is so...

:confused::confused::confused:

This is so bizarre. Basically, you're saying that professionals in two different fields failed to believe you when you said you fell down the stairs. First the...
Forum: Police Blotter 21 April 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,640
Posted By Ellestar
IANAL. From what my preliminary research on false...

IANAL. From what my preliminary research on false arrest shows, it's only false arrest if the people holding a person in custody don't have the authority to make an arrest (which police do) or if...
Forum: SLC 19 April 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,689
Posted By Ellestar
I think you're always going to be homesick for...

I think you're always going to be homesick for the things you like about an area. I'm homesick for Texas only in that it was really nice to be able to hang out with family members on a regular basis....
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 09 April 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,059
Posted By Ellestar
I've thought about doing one of these and did...

I've thought about doing one of these and did some research. It seems interesting, but I am such a picky eater, I'm not sure this would actually work. I'm a pescatarian (no beef, fowl, or pork) and I...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 April 2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By Ellestar
I think the decapitated pregnant woman is from...

I think the decapitated pregnant woman is from "The Breathing Method."

I thought the sniper out of the window might have been from "Apt Pupil."

The stone pillars on the other side of the road...
Forum: SLC 29 March 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,740
Posted By Ellestar
Just to be a pill, my recommendation is rewording...

Just to be a pill, my recommendation is rewording and adding the comma, "This new and improved procedure requires a few steps, but is easy to follow and provides more accountability and accuracy!
...
Forum: SLC 08 March 2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,194
Posted By Ellestar
While the premise is hard to swallow, I did like...

While the premise is hard to swallow, I did like it. It's by the same author as Big Little Lies.
Forum: SLC 08 March 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,194
Posted By Ellestar
Well, that may be the perception related to you....

Well, that may be the perception related to you. But the source isn't unbiased.

Or, of course, it could be completely accurate. But I agree that the timing could have been better to make the...
Forum: SLC 08 March 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,194
Posted By Ellestar
I'm a bit more appalled at your cousin asking for...

I'm a bit more appalled at your cousin asking for it back, tbqh.

Maybe she loves the ring: the setting, the gems, the style, and the feelings of being in love that she felt at the beginning of the...
Forum: Rantidote 05 March 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 121,291
Posted By Ellestar
Can little brother volunteer his car for the...

Can little brother volunteer his car for the derby and then older brother can work on his own car on his own time with you/dad?

I know it's probably not the full spirit of the derby, but he can...
Forum: Police Blotter 22 February 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 29,123
Posted By Ellestar
And you know if they did end up arming teachers...

And you know if they did end up arming teachers and another school shooting happened (because a teacher with a handgun may or may not be able to stop a shooter with an AR-15 before being gunned down...
Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,695
Posted By Ellestar
I watched a comedic anime/read a manga called...

I watched a comedic anime/read a manga called "Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun" (translated roughly to Nozaki's Monthly Girl's Manga) that's about a teen-aged manga artist who recruits his friends into...
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