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Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,693
Posted By UEL
Baseball On my way back from Europe I flew through the US....

On my way back from Europe I flew through the US. The TSA scan was marginal at best. Carry-on onto the conveyor, don't empty pockets, don't remove footwear of jackets and step through the machine....
Forum: SLC 19 January 2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,721
Posted By UEL
Baseball Posting from my hotel room with my daughters in...

Posting from my hotel room with my daughters in Vienna. Reunion is 2/3 done.

I may very well get a job when I leave, mostly to stop me from going down the long slippery slope to boredom.
...
Forum: SLC 16 January 2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,721
Posted By UEL
Baseball Well, this Saturday, it will be my 31st...

Well, this Saturday, it will be my 31st anniversary since joining the army.

I will be in Austria with my daughters celebrating another event (a UN reunion).

It is really hard to believe that...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 January 2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,086
Posted By UEL
Baseball One mistake in 3 years. I'd say you are doing OK....

One mistake in 3 years. I'd say you are doing OK.

Better than I would. :)
Forum: Book Corner 15 January 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is. For example, they cannot create food...

There is. For example, they cannot create food from nothing. It has to be grown somewhere before they can conjure it.

The limits, though, seem to be a bit arbitrary and seem to switch even between...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 January 2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,086
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I believe they were foot soldiers 2. The...

1. I believe they were foot soldiers

2. The fair Ophelia

3. That would be coal

4. What is that reptile in the insurance commercials? Is that a gecko? That's my guess

5. I would guess Mary...
Forum: Book Corner 15 January 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By UEL
Baseball I don't buy it. Dumbledore himself describes...

I don't buy it.

Dumbledore himself describes the "Room of Requirement" as the room he discovered when he needed a chamber pot.

So, I suspect that there was a chamber pot aspect of it and house...
Forum: Rantidote 15 January 2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 111,343
Posted By UEL
Baseball I've never heard the term "archive bingeing". I...

I've never heard the term "archive bingeing". I love it. That is how I do podcasts. I wait for a whole season of a podcast (especially serialised ones) and then binge over one long road trip, or a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 January 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,693
Posted By UEL
Baseball And the important question... Was there...

And the important question...

Was there pineapple on that pizza?
Forum: Social Studies 12 January 2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,252
Posted By UEL
Baseball In a few of the junior hockey team areas the kiss...

In a few of the junior hockey team areas the kiss cam is popular. When I was in Kingston a few years ago, I was with a colleague and she said that if the cam landed on us, we'd peck so as not to make...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 January 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,693
Posted By UEL
Baseball https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-...

https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/opposition-cries-foul-as-nova-scotia-ponders-paying-for-u-s-border-agents

Not quite the same as the OP title, but I did not think this...
Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 111,343
Posted By UEL
Baseball Yer killin' me. :D

Yer killin' me.

:D
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 January 2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By UEL
Baseball Met him many, many years ago. A hotel I was...

Met him many, many years ago. A hotel I was staying in was next to the Arena in Winnipeg. I came in one evening and the hotel lounge was closed off. I asked what was going on and was told that as a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 January 2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By UEL
Baseball My brother and I loved Super Dave. We'd even try...

My brother and I loved Super Dave. We'd even try to design stunts that we wanted to send off to the production company for Einstein to film.

A big part of my youth just flashed before my eyes.
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 January 2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By UEL
Baseball My Mom quite enjoyed their music. She had a few...

My Mom quite enjoyed their music. She had a few LPs that would magically make their way to the turntable on Saturday mornings.

Good memories. Now, I will have to see if they have any songs out on...
Forum: Rantidote 08 January 2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 111,343
Posted By UEL
Baseball Or have their "Canadian Tour" not go any further...

Or have their "Canadian Tour" not go any further east than Montreal!
Forum: Moot Court 30 December 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,390
Posted By UEL
Baseball I did not aim for deliberately seeking death. But...

I did not aim for deliberately seeking death. But being willing to die for the cause.

Solely being killed for the cause it too general. But that is my opinion.
Forum: SLC 29 December 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,721
Posted By UEL
Baseball I don't know much about these. But I did get onto...

I don't know much about these. But I did get onto Amazon, Etsy and ebay and saw that Russian lapel pins for their various aircraft are quite common. A google image search for "russian aircraft lapel...
Forum: Moot Court 29 December 2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,390
Posted By UEL
Baseball I find that definition of 'martyr' to be overly...

I find that definition of 'martyr' to be overly broad.

Did she believe in her cause so much she would die for it? That would be martyrdom.

Being supportive of a cause and being killed by...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 26 December 2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,216
Posted By UEL
Baseball Well, an update on this year's dinner. Had a...

Well, an update on this year's dinner.

Had a smaller crowd this year, but had a couple of enthusiastic students come on over. One was a vegetarian and a non-observant Muslim. So, the dietary...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 December 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,086
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Isn't there a code hidden these paintings...

1. Isn't there a code hidden these paintings somewhere? Dan Brown tells me that Leonardo put one in there.

2. I suspect it is two things. One, in the story a "Night Before Christmas" the reindeer...
Forum: SLC 22 December 2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,721
Posted By UEL
Baseball Are the prospects good for a new job or another...

Are the prospects good for a new job or another job with little gap? I'd hate to see you starting the new year stressed to find a job.
Forum: SLC 20 December 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,721
Posted By UEL
Baseball I'm impressed. I like it.

I'm impressed. I like it.
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 December 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By UEL
Baseball This is very sad. I really did not know her as an...

This is very sad. I really did not know her as an actress, but as a director I thought she was without rival.

RIP
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 December 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,086
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Bowling 2. Oil and Coal often found...

1. Bowling

2. Oil and Coal often found together. Sounds like Pennsylvania

3. Was it dynamo? That rings a bell.

4. Never saw Night Gallery. It sounds spooky. Would that be Twilight Zone?
...
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