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Forum: SLC 20 August 2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 67,230
Posted By DrRocket
Chicken I read a piece in the local daily blab a couple...

I read a piece in the local daily blab a couple of years ago that said this is becoming a common thing.

Apparently raptors like the wide open vistas near major highways, as it offers them...
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 91,400
Posted By DrRocket
Read This! That's because they were clever. They noted that...

That's because they were clever. They noted that the world was supposed to end in 2012, and thought "Meh, let's not and save the gold!"
Forum: SLC 15 August 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 16,458
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Was it a green fastback???

Was it a green fastback???
Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,276
Posted By DrRocket
Read This! That would certainly be my first reaction.

That would certainly be my first reaction.
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 August 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,156
Posted By DrRocket
Works for me. Are we learning yet???

Works for me.

Are we learning yet???
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,156
Posted By DrRocket
I listen to that show all the time on Sirius XM...

I listen to that show all the time on Sirius XM Classic radio channel. It's a great show.

There's quite a bit of good drama and comedy on the channel.
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,156
Posted By DrRocket
Mel Gibson is Max. Sean Connery will always...

Mel Gibson is Max.

Sean Connery will always be James Bond to me.

Patrick Stewart will forever be Jean-Luc Picard http://message.snopes.com/images/icons/icon87.gif

And, need I say it?...
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 16,458
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Saw a 1969 Buick GS today. Buick's version of the...

Saw a 1969 Buick GS today. Buick's version of the SS/GTO/442. They're pretty rare compared to the other types, as they were somewhat more expensive when new. Hot Rod Magazine called them the...
Forum: SLC 26 July 2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 47,131
Posted By DrRocket
In May of 2017, the local daily blab posted an...

In May of 2017, the local daily blab posted an online story with the headline:

"Man exposing himself to I-35W motorists arrested after fighting with trooper."

Below that was a picture of 6 or 7...
Forum: SLC 24 July 2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By DrRocket
Driver You are right, they DO look similar to each...

You are right, they DO look similar to each other. DW sees virtually no difference between the two.

The way I explain it to non-fans is that the drive trains are quite a bit different, with F1...
Forum: SLC 24 July 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By DrRocket
Hamilton sure did pull the rabbit’s foot on that...

Hamilton sure did pull the rabbit’s foot on that one. Both on the stewards doing nothing about his pit road misstep, and Vettel hitting the tire wall. It was Vettel’s race to lose, and lose it he...
Forum: SLC 20 July 2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,500
Posted By DrRocket
I used to work in another building in another...

I used to work in another building in another division before moving where I am 10 years ago. They started on a program of replacing the standard cubicals with the low wall "open office" units, so my...
Forum: SLC 20 July 2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 16,458
Posted By DrRocket
Driver I've had the occasion over my lifetime to drive a...

I've had the occasion over my lifetime to drive a couple of type 2s. It's the only vehicle I've ever driven that scared the snot out of me. They are death traps.

One of them belonged to my aunt....
Forum: Rantidote 20 July 2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 91,400
Posted By DrRocket
I don't know why, but for some reason, the term...

I don't know why, but for some reason, the term "empower" drives me nuts.
Forum: Crash and Burn 12 July 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,570
Posted By DrRocket
Well, I'll be. The plane was repaired, and...

Well, I'll be. The plane was repaired, and returned to service in March of 2016.



I was flat wrong about that.

The captain got dinged for not following the evacuation checklist, which led...
Forum: Rantidote 03 July 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 101,786
Posted By DrRocket
May I hereby call for a ban on theaters selling...

May I hereby call for a ban on theaters selling anything packaged in brittle cellophane? And also, call for a ban on anyone "digging" into said package of cellophane when going after another piece of...
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 16,458
Posted By DrRocket
It is now possible to build a brand new 1966...

It is now possible to build a brand new 1966 Mustang fastback entirely from parts you can order new, including the body itself. A company offers one, and includes a VIN tag so you can legally...
Forum: SLC 21 June 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,330
Posted By DrRocket
Bacon Order the small fries. Trust me, there's more...

Order the small fries. Trust me, there's more than enough for DW and me. Also, their BLT is pretty good!
Forum: Wild Kingdom 21 June 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By DrRocket
Deepest sympathies Darth.:( Sounds like you...

Deepest sympathies Darth.:(

Sounds like you did everything you could, so I echo Erwin's thoughts.
Forum: SLC 21 June 2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 16,458
Posted By DrRocket
We have an engineer here who worked at Polaris...

We have an engineer here who worked at Polaris when they were designing them. He said the idea was to keep it in a separate category apart from motorcycles, and thus avoid the required use of helmets...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 16,458
Posted By DrRocket
Saw a Fisker Karma on the way to work today....

Saw a Fisker Karma on the way to work today. There's no mistaking that unique horizontally shaped split grill. Neat as I can tell, a bit over 2,000 were produced, so there aren't that many of them.
Forum: Social Studies 19 June 2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,563
Posted By DrRocket
I quite smoking in 1976. I was at 2-1/2 packs a...

I quite smoking in 1976. I was at 2-1/2 packs a day. I tried cold turkey and failed. Instead, I weaned myself off of them one at a time. I eliminated the first one of the day. Got used to that, then...
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 June 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,983
Posted By DrRocket
Military Or Starship Troopers.

Or Starship Troopers.
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 June 2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,983
Posted By DrRocket
United States Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he...
Forum: Rantidote 15 June 2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 151,794
Posted By DrRocket
UP: We now have a brand spanking new self...

UP: We now have a brand spanking new self propelled lawn mower! We got it for a really decent price too.

DOWN: We had to get it because DW hit a rock with the old 20 year old one, bending the...
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