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Forum: SLC 25 September 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 382
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By stewing beef I assume you mean the chunks on...

By stewing beef I assume you mean the chunks on meat that come already cut up? Maybe they think people will pay more for the convenience of having the meat already cup up rather than than having to...
Forum: Rantidote 25 September 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 417
Posted By WildaBeast
And I managed to double post some how. But...

And I managed to double post some how. But that's an excuse to break out the waffles. When was the last time we had waffles in a thread?

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Forum: Rantidote 25 September 2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 417
Posted By WildaBeast
As I mentioned a few months ago, a few counties...

As I mentioned a few months ago, a few counties in California, mine included, just switched to vote-by-mail. This year's primaries were the first time the new system was used. And as I complained...
Forum: SLC 25 September 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,635
Posted By WildaBeast
Last night in my dream I was driving a semi truck...

Last night in my dream I was driving a semi truck that had a) brakes that were very ineffective, bordering on non-functional, and b) no gearshift whatsoever that I could find. Now in real life a...
Forum: Rantidote 25 September 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 78,408
Posted By WildaBeast
FWP: The original programming on Netflix seems...

FWP: The original programming on Netflix seems to be written almost with the assumption that you're going to binge watch it. There's no recap of the previous episodes at the beginning of each...
Forum: SLC 25 September 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 27,100
Posted By WildaBeast
On the way home tonight I saw a car that looked...

On the way home tonight I saw a car that looked like it was from the early 1950s. Unfortunately, I only got a look at the back of it -- it was ahead of me in the in the turn lane next to me, and it...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 164,165
Posted By WildaBeast
Charles Bamforth...

Charles Bamforth (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bamforth), a UK born professor who teaches brewing at the nearby University of California, Davis, is a frequent guest on a talk show on the...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,584
Posted By WildaBeast
I think what they call the "deep state" is in...

I think what they call the "deep state" is in reality just civil servants making an honest effort to do the jobs they were hired to do.

For example, a few weeks ago This American Life...
Forum: SLC 23 September 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 27,100
Posted By WildaBeast
When I went for a walk earlier my neighbor* was...

When I went for a walk earlier my neighbor* was out driving his Nash Metropolitan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nash_Metropolitan). The same guy also owns a Studebaker Daytona, which I'm sure I've...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 27,100
Posted By WildaBeast
Yesterday I saw one of the new Fiat 124 Spiders...

Yesterday I saw one of the new Fiat 124 Spiders parked on the curb around the corner from my house.

This morning I saw a late 1960s Mustang in the Post Office parking lot. It had Shelby and GT350...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,584
Posted By WildaBeast
My parents borrowed some VHS tapes of Fawlty...

My parents borrowed some VHS tapes of Fawlty Towers when I was in my teens, so that was my probably first exposure to that name. I probably learned the British pronunciation of the name and the herb...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,885
Posted By WildaBeast
Yandy is (was) Selling a Sexy Handyman's Costume...

Yandy is (was) Selling a Sexy Handyman's Costume (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=96991)

"Sexy Handyman" kind of sounds like the setup for a bad porn scene. "Hi, I'm here to 'fix' your...
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,977
Posted By WildaBeast
In keeping with GenYus's Law of Snopes...

In keeping with GenYus's Law of Snopes (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1987791&postcount=867), the proper way to address someone is "Old woman!"
Forum: SLC 20 September 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 93,364
Posted By WildaBeast
I'm pining for the fjords.

I'm pining for the fjords.
Forum: SLC 20 September 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 93,364
Posted By WildaBeast
Today should be Talk Like a Parrot Day.

Today should be Talk Like a Parrot Day.
Forum: SLC 20 September 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 27,100
Posted By WildaBeast
A Model A drove past my house tonight just as I...

A Model A drove past my house tonight just as I was getting home.
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,977
Posted By WildaBeast
In California gas stations are technically...

In California gas stations are technically required to provide air and water for free if you buy gas (https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/2230750-181/its-free-to-breathe-but?sba=AAS). However most...
Forum: SLC 19 September 2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 93,364
Posted By WildaBeast
Like how the Titanic was unsinkable?

Like how the Titanic was unsinkable?
Forum: SLC 19 September 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 93,364
Posted By WildaBeast
Bah, that's about 18th century piracy. I'm...

Bah, that's about 18th century piracy. I'm committing a modern act of piracy and holding this thread for ransom. Bring me 1000 naked mole rats if you want this thread back safely.
Forum: SLC 19 September 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 93,364
Posted By WildaBeast
Well that's it then! I'm hijacking this thread! ...

Well that's it then! I'm hijacking this thread! I'm the captain now!
Forum: SLC 19 September 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 27,100
Posted By WildaBeast
More details, and pictures, of the MRolla BoKu...

More details, and pictures, of the MRolla BoKu described (https://www.caranddriver.com/news/lemons-goodbad-idea-of-the-week-twin-engined-toyota-mr2corolla).
Forum: Rantidote 18 September 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,977
Posted By WildaBeast
In a related problem, I too missed "Twice Upon a...

In a related problem, I too missed "Twice Upon a Time". I'd kind of like to watch it before the new season starts, just for continuity's sake (it feels a bit jarring to me to have a new Doctor...
Forum: Rantidote 17 September 2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 78,408
Posted By WildaBeast
I forgot to buy some chips or similar salty snack...

I forgot to buy some chips or similar salty snack to snack on at work when I bought groceries last weekend. Also, the vending machine is broken so I can't even buy some here. Now I'm craving...
Forum: Rantidote 17 September 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 78,408
Posted By WildaBeast
Some credit cards also have "price protection" as...

Some credit cards also have "price protection" as one of the benefits they offer cardholders. With my Citibank card, if I pay for an item at least partly with that card, and that item is advertised...
Forum: SLC 16 September 2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 39,988
Posted By WildaBeast
On a trip down the Wikipedia rabbit hole, I...

On a trip down the Wikipedia rabbit hole, I learned that the UK government has a cat with the official title "Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office...
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