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Forum: Crash and Burn 21 March 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,190
Posted By Don Enrico
The Guardian reports that the Lion Air pilots...

The Guardian reports that the Lion Air pilots were looking at the flight manual when their plan crashed.
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Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 March 2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
Richard, not only do we read the same newspaper...

Richard, not only do we read the same newspaper (well, news-screen, at least in my case), we do like the same articles! I read that too and especially liked the part about all the trade agreements an...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 March 2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,577
Posted By Don Enrico
1. What two colors, in checkerboard fashion, make...

1. What two colors, in checkerboard fashion, make up the flag of Bavaria?

Blue and white - but it's not in checkerboard fashion (unless you treat your checkerboard very badly indeed), because it's...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 March 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
Whether or not it remains being an available...

Whether or not it remains being an available compromise depends on how the Speaker interprets the rule about a changed proposal. If the EU grants an extension, you could argue that "Brexit with this...
Forum: SLC 18 March 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 128,926
Posted By Don Enrico
Ambulance I'm imagining a black-and-yellow striped car,...

I'm imagining a black-and-yellow striped car, with a yellow flashing light and a illuminated sign saying "Imker im Einsatz" (bee-keeper on duty) weaving in and out of traffic on pursuit of a swarm of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 March 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
I think the sentence above "It was tabled by...

I think the sentence above "It was tabled by Sarah Wollaston of the Independent Group..." may be part of the reason it was voted down so strongly. The Independent Group (as you Richard, of course...
Forum: Announcements 15 March 2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,407
Posted By Don Enrico
Aaaah! We need to do that again! What about...

Aaaah! We need to do that again!

What about a new photo challenge first thing on the new board?
Forum: Rantidote 15 March 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 57,383
Posted By Don Enrico
Royalty Emporer Vespasian in Rome in 70 AD imposing a tax...

Emporer Vespasian in Rome in 70 AD imposing a tax on the urine collected in public toilets and sold to tanners and launderers, and his son Titus protesting the icky origin of the money is said to be...
Forum: We've Got Mail 15 March 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 212,964
Posted By Don Enrico
"I'm from the deepstate and here to help you!"...

"I'm from the deepstate and here to help you!" :D
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 March 2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
The UK - or at least those negotiationg on it's...

The UK - or at least those negotiationg on it's behalf - have been trying to make a "have the cake and eat it" strategy work - no foreigners on our shores, but freedom of movement for goods and...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 March 2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
Theme Icon Or, as EU’s deputy Brexit negotiator, Sabine...

Or, as EU’s deputy Brexit negotiator, Sabine Weyand put it (quoting from the Dutch PM), “like the Titanic voting for the iceberg to get out of the way”.

I think the EU would grant an extension to...
Forum: Announcements 14 March 2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,407
Posted By Don Enrico
We'll probably get the standard set of emojis...

We'll probably get the standard set of emojis that every messaging service has now, don't you think?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 March 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
A union of Ulster and the Republic or Ireland...

A union of Ulster and the Republic or Ireland would indeed solve many problems, because then the rest of the UK (i.e. Great Britain) could leave the EU without a land border between them and an EU...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 March 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
I doubt that there can be a delay of the Brexit...

I doubt that there can be a delay of the Brexit past the first sitting of the newly elected European Parliament without the UK being represented by elected MPs (and I'm sure your idea of one token MP...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 March 2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,386
Posted By Don Enrico
Now, the Parliament is going to vote on whether...

Now, the Parliament is going to vote on whether or not they want a no-deal Brexit today. If they vote no, there will be a vote on extending the Brexit date tomorrow.

More here:...
Forum: SLC 11 March 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 54,682
Posted By Don Enrico
We're going to stay overnight at a wolf sanctuary...

We're going to stay overnight at a wolf sanctuary in two weeks time (in a cabin that is situated right over the enclosure, as seen here...
Forum: SLC 07 March 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 71,204
Posted By Don Enrico
GenYus, at least under German lawe you can be...

GenYus, at least under German lawe you can be convicted if it is proven that you commited one or the other of two laws. For example, if you are found in possession of something that obviously was...
Forum: Announcements 07 March 2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 847
Posted By Don Enrico
It worked for me, and the email was in my inbox...

It worked for me, and the email was in my inbox seconds later.
Forum: Announcements 06 March 2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,407
Posted By Don Enrico
Seeing SatansHobbit, I remember another thing I...

Seeing SatansHobbit, I remember another thing I do miss - the photo challenges... :eek::p;)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 March 2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,577
Posted By Don Enrico
. Astronomer Alan Hale and amateur astronomer...

. Astronomer Alan Hale and amateur astronomer Thomas Bopp are both best known for independently doing what on July 22, 1995?

Discovering the comet now known as Hale-Bopp.

4. Franz Liszt wrote...
Forum: Announcements 05 March 2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,407
Posted By Don Enrico
I've been part of one migration of the board...

I've been part of one migration of the board (It’s All Coming Back to Me Now) and I will happily take part in another one. But I agree with the other posters about Facebook.

Apart from many...
Forum: SLC 04 March 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 128,926
Posted By Don Enrico
While visiting the Hamburg public art gallery...

While visiting the Hamburg public art gallery "Kunsthalle" on the weekend, I found proof of time travel.

It's in a picture by the Durch painter Pieter de Hooch from 1670, known as "The Messenger...
Forum: SLC 27 February 2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 71,204
Posted By Don Enrico
Aren't a lot of Celtic songs actually folks songs...

Aren't a lot of Celtic songs actually folks songs in the sense that they exist since (I want to say: ancient times) a long time, with no known composer and/or author? Could it be that the same song...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 February 2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,577
Posted By Don Enrico
1. The 16th-century proposition known as Pascal's...

1. The 16th-century proposition known as Pascal's Wager argues that rational people should do what?

Believe in God, because you are supposedly better of believing and beeing wrong then not...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 27 February 2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By Don Enrico
Well, with some papers, I believe there is...

Well, with some papers, I believe there is science on both sides.
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