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Forum: Fun House 13 December 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By Don Enrico
"Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner (it's playing...

"Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner (it's playing in his head every time he enters a room).
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By Don Enrico
For the phenomenon of "receiving harsh critic by...

For the phenomenon of "receiving harsh critic by a lot of users in online media" there is no German word - we borrowed the word "shitstorm" for that.

"Scheisse" itself is a mildly rude word in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 December 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Don Enrico
We have the same requirement here - no living as...

We have the same requirement here - no living as a couple for one year. But in cases where both parties agree that that is the case (and you can stop living as a couple while still living in the same...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 December 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Don Enrico
Since they don't want to continue the first...

Since they don't want to continue the first marriage as a same-sex-marriage, but want to enter into a new marriage as a same sex couple, couldn't they just divorce and than re-marry? What is the...
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By Don Enrico
I did indeed, sorry. Here's the article on CNN...

I did indeed, sorry. Here's the article on CNN (https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/06/europe/angela-merkel-shitstorm-scli-intl-grm/index.html).

And Beachlife!, you are of course right to point out...
Forum: SLC 07 December 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By Don Enrico
Good bye, Daisylegs! Even I over here in...

Good bye, Daisylegs!

Even I over here in Germany will always think "Is Daisylegs on holiday?" when some big decoration is reported missing.
Forum: Social Studies 07 December 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By Don Enrico
For a land supposedly made up of bad-ass cowboys...

For a land supposedly made up of bad-ass cowboys and cowgirls, you US-Americans are sure touchy when it comes to swearing.

Angela Merkel said 'shitstorm,' but it's not as bad as you think
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 December 2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,597
Posted By Don Enrico
It does indeed...

It does indeed (https://www.beethoven.de/sixcms/detail.php?template=startseite_museum_en). Also, it still has some federal offices, and officially calls itself "Federal City" since it isnt "Federal...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 03 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 293,269
Posted By Don Enrico
Nobody is going out running unless I get my...

Nobody is going out running unless I get my treats first!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 November 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,597
Posted By Don Enrico
2. Where would you go to hear stories about tiny,...

2. Where would you go to hear stories about tiny, mythical mischief-makers called menehune?

Aren't those from Hawai'ian folklore?

5. What's the only European city that was a national capital...
Forum: Moot Court 28 November 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By Don Enrico
Germany Richard, just wanted to say thank you to your...

Richard, just wanted to say thank you to your father for helping to free Germany from the Nazis. He's one of those I owe my freedom to.
Forum: Crash and Burn 28 November 2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,402
Posted By Don Enrico
We do have some information about what the...

We do have some information about what the islanders did - from the killed man himself. He had been to the island and back to the boat on the day before, writing in his diary in between. His mother...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 27 November 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Don Enrico
It's a reasoning I've come across before...

It's a reasoning I've come across before (especially when I was an activist student myself, in the 1980's) - they want students to learn about democraty, the parliament, even the history of...
Forum: Rantidote 27 November 2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 27,591
Posted By Don Enrico
We have a delivery box in front of our door, a...

We have a delivery box in front of our door, a metal box with a door and a lock that you can lock by just pushing a button but you need a key to open once is has been locked. We did install it...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 November 2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,597
Posted By Don Enrico
You do use humorists H. Allen Smith and Joe Weber...

You do use humorists H. Allen Smith and Joe Weber as dice?

;)
Forum: Business Bytes 22 November 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By Don Enrico
I don't think Lego's customer base in Western...

I don't think Lego's customer base in Western Europe can be expanded much. At least not in Germany. How much more customers than every single child can you have?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 November 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,597
Posted By Don Enrico
2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide,...

2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide, Joyeux, Grincheux, Prof, Dormeur, and Atchoum?

I'm sure that are Disney's Seven Dwarfs.

4. The five convex, regular polyhedra in geometry are...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 November 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,850
Posted By Don Enrico
No, not really, but I did expect the White House...

No, not really, but I did expect the White House advisors to come up with a better excuse than that.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 November 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,850
Posted By Don Enrico
I especially like the "I didn't know you are not...

I especially like the "I didn't know you are not supposed to do that" excuse. Wasn't she present at some of her fathers rallies, with the crouds shouting "lock her up" because of Mrs. Clinton's use...
Forum: Techno-Babble 16 November 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Don Enrico
I was wondering if there is a pyramid in the...

I was wondering if there is a pyramid in the middle of the crater, giving of heat, but apparently not. It's probably better that way, too.

The Alfred-Wegener-Institute that provided the...
Forum: SLC 14 November 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 98,399
Posted By Don Enrico
Let's be glad that against common fears, Amazon...

Let's be glad that against common fears, Amazon doesn't know everything about us (yet).


ASL, did you ask North Carolina for a cite? How do you messure "military friendlyness"?
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 November 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By Don Enrico
It's the other Los Angeles. The one in Maine.

It's the other Los Angeles. The one in Maine.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 November 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 122,643
Posted By Don Enrico
Got it from adventuring, not from the mall?! ...

Got it from adventuring, not from the mall?!

That's an achievement! Congratulations!

I need to find the time to play again - I'm missing it!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 November 2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,491
Posted By Don Enrico
I was wondering how long it would take for the...

I was wondering how long it would take for the first calls for bipartisanship coming from the right after the Democrats won the House. Seems it didn't take long (from Psihala's link) :
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 November 2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,597
Posted By Don Enrico
5. What company's tap-to-pay app is the top...

5. What company's tap-to-pay app is the top mobile payment service in the U.S., with more users than Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung Pay?

I'm surprised nobody suggested PayPal, but I'm not...
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