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Forum: Food 07 January 2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 230,725
Posted By Dactyl
The logic is completely lost on me. Why would...

The logic is completely lost on me. Why would getting rehydrated quicker by Gatorade 'cause you die of alcohol poisoning?

I don't have any Gatorade here but am willing to try it with Lucozade...
Forum: Business 16 February 2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,518
Posted By Dactyl
But why be particularly worried? I had the RRoD...

But why be particularly worried? I had the RRoD and my Xbox 360 was replaced free of charge within a week. My friends' customer service experiences are the same. It's a slight annoyance rather than a...
Forum: Fauxtography 17 January 2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,707
Posted By Dactyl
Thinking about it, they definitely do have Dutch...

Thinking about it, they definitely do have Dutch signs at Schipol as I remember seeing a sign which said "Alle baggage is gelost" and mistranslating it as "All baggage is lost". :lol:
Forum: Fauxtography 15 January 2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,707
Posted By Dactyl
Unfortunately my Dutch is pretty much limited to...

Unfortunately my Dutch is pretty much limited to "Waar is de kaas?" :)
Forum: Fauxtography 15 January 2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,707
Posted By Dactyl
For starters Schipol Airport is unlikely to have...

For starters Schipol Airport is unlikely to have a sign starting with "NO". "Verboden" would be more likely.

I've actually been through Schipol loads of times but can't remember off hand what the...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 06 October 2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,131
Posted By Dactyl
Anyone who has driven the Hogs Back will verify...

Anyone who has driven the Hogs Back will verify that fog can get so thick that it isn't safe to drive. It is the only road I know that can have fog warnings in the height of summer!
Forum: Glurge Gallery 04 October 2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,131
Posted By Dactyl
That exactly what I thought. I would have stopped...

That exactly what I thought. I would have stopped the car, stuck the hazards and fog lights on, opened the door and felt the ground to ensure I wasn't on the tracks and waited until the rain...
Forum: We've Got Mail 06 September 2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,870
Posted By Dactyl
Oh good, it wasn't just me then. It's...

Oh good, it wasn't just me then.



It's called a trip. There's a book in the bible on a similar theme called "Revelation". We've all have weird dreams where stuff happens, only the other day I...
Forum: Politics 28 August 2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,652
Posted By Dactyl
I didn't even realise we had produced a Swine-Flu...

I didn't even realise we had produced a Swine-Flu vaccine, however, it appears that we have although it isn't approved yet. (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/aug/27/swine-flu-vaccine). It's one...
Forum: Fauxtography 27 August 2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 127,081
Posted By Dactyl
How are we defining better? Surely Electric cars...

How are we defining better? Surely Electric cars don't have a figure for mpg seeing as there are no gallons going in.



I'm not quite sure why this is included as a fact as the location of the...
Forum: Fauxtography 21 August 2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,045
Posted By Dactyl
I have the misfortune of working in this...

I have the misfortune of working in this incredibly boring industry, mostly due to it being one of the few manufacturing industries that the UK has left. I have never heard of this typeof alarm and...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 08 August 2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,441
Posted By Dactyl
Agreed. I don't even think it's really inciting...

Agreed. I don't even think it's really inciting violence anymore than "Why did the chicken..." is inciting road rage.



Really? Isn't that the basic structure of a joke? An ending contrary to...
Forum: Fauxtography 07 August 2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,897
Posted By Dactyl
Thing is, you can see what they were going for,...

Thing is, you can see what they were going for, but can't quite work out how it ever got past the initial suggestion. Also, it's pretty obviously photoshopped, which suggests someone along the line...
Forum: Humor 04 August 2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 405,406
Posted By Dactyl
I didn't even catch that was the problem with the...

I didn't even catch that was the problem with the sign, there seem so many. I was confused by the concept that they weren't CAN$1.11 each, but rather CAN$0.77 each as long as you only purchase six*....
Forum: Automobiles 04 August 2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,824
Posted By Dactyl
Similar to Die Capactrix, I've always received...

Similar to Die Capactrix, I've always received the bill afterwards, usually through the letterbox when the car is delivered back. Also, I normally give the car to my mechanic with information such as...
Forum: Automobiles 02 August 2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,634
Posted By Dactyl
The Smart FourTwo weighs 3/4 of a mectric tonne...

The Smart FourTwo weighs 3/4 of a mectric tonne (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_Fortwo). That is an awful lot to pick up and toss into a canal. The average person probably can't life much more...
Forum: Medical 02 August 2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 60,267
Posted By Dactyl
Ditto. There are certain foods which I find...

Ditto. There are certain foods which I find addictive and I have had a much easier time controlling my weight since I started them treating as such*. Now and again I find myself getting into old...
Forum: Automobiles 31 July 2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,824
Posted By Dactyl
I find it slightly bizarre that she would then...

I find it slightly bizarre that she would then hand over the money for the repairs despite having no idea where the car was*, however, I suppose if she honestly believed that the car had stolen she...
Forum: Automobiles 31 July 2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,824
Posted By Dactyl
My mechanic does that. I believe it's common for...

My mechanic does that. I believe it's common for self employed mechanics. Mine drives his car to my house, picks up my and drives it to his garage, fixes it, drives it back, drops a bill through the...
Forum: Fauxtography 31 July 2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,522
Posted By Dactyl
Are wooden bridges for cars/trains common across...

Are wooden bridges for cars/trains common across the US? I'd have thought, based on no evidence whatsoever, they would have become obsolete in developed nations.
Forum: Fauxtography 29 July 2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,619
Posted By Dactyl
May I suggest something "totally radical"? ...

May I suggest something "totally radical"?

HAVE YOU NOTES DIFFERENT COLOURS LIKE THE REST OF THE WORLD!
Forum: NFBSK 29 July 2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 122,932
Posted By Dactyl
Despite having a mother who was reasonably...

Despite having a mother who was reasonably liberal and open to questioning and (in hindsight) books "conveniently" left about the house about sex, my burning questions for the teacher, which I didn't...
Forum: Entertainment 28 July 2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,518
Posted By Dactyl
Wikipedia backs up the assertation...

Wikipedia backs up the assertation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mirror_Crack%27d_from_Side_to_Side#References_to_actual_history.2C_geography_and_current_science) with references.
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 27 July 2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,127
Posted By Dactyl
I can see it on Firefox so it may be version...

I can see it on Firefox so it may be version dependent. I'm using 3.0.12.
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 27 July 2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,127
Posted By Dactyl
The complete text is: On mine you had...

The complete text is:



On mine you had to go to Privacy --> News Feed and Wall-->Facebook ads(tab)
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