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Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 13 June 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
[hijack] Did anyone else hear immediately flash...

[hijack] Did anyone else hear immediately flash to Jack Nicholson's line from Witches of Eastwick "I wouldn't know a snowy egret if I were nfbsking on one." ? (said while he was nfbsking in the...
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,750
I (vaguely) remember those boards. UBB was a...

I (vaguely) remember those boards. UBB was a HUGE upgrade.

Ah, Edith and Archie. I remember them well. For you younguns and ferriners, they were named after the lead characters from the 1970s...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 06 June 2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Unfortunately, they screwed up. It's not...

Unfortunately, they screwed up. It's not "Snopes", it's "snopes".
Forum: Technical Questions 04 June 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,750
Or is it a "corporate" thing? Since they now...

Or is it a "corporate" thing? Since they now have employees writing the articles, ANY work on the site has to be done by employees, and they simply don't have the time to devote to a message board...
Forum: Technical Questions 01 June 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,750
Before coming here umpteen gawdzillian years ago,...

Before coming here umpteen gawdzillian years ago, I was a regular at the Straight Dope Message Board. Have not been a regular in 15+ years, so don't know how much it has changed (I'm sure a lot). ...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 June 2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,116
As much as I loathe the current occupant, I must...

As much as I loathe the current occupant, I must take issue with this part of your statement. His platform did not center around the idea that certain people aren't fully human, it centered around...
Forum: Technical Questions 31 May 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,750
... which can't be found in the "Community/Member...

... which can't be found in the "Community/Member List" or in a search.

My guess would be that it's a request awaiting moderation.

You can search on "start date"; it only found 2 since...
Forum: Technical Questions 31 May 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,750
Frying Pan Sorry, I can't get to New York every week. I'm...

Sorry, I can't get to New York every week. I'm in "flyover country", but my living room isn't that big, and my wife would have a fit!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 May 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,116
Bonsai Kitten IN GENERAL, the board here is very open for...

IN GENERAL, the board here is very open for conversation on either end of the political spectrum....

except for topics about abortion.

We have had wonderful, constructive conversations about...
Forum: SLC 31 May 2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 917
Would he wear a pinky ring? Would he drive a...

Would he wear a pinky ring? Would he drive a fancy car?
Would his wife have furs and diamonds? Would his dressing room have a star?
If he came back tomorrow, there's something I'd like to know...
Forum: SLC 17 May 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 71,415
I would think that the larger cup would have very...

I would think that the larger cup would have very slightly more caffeine because of saturation - the more saturated the liquid, the less of the solid can be absorbed. For all practical purposes, it...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 May 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,136
AFAIK, his guns were not taken away. ...

AFAIK, his guns were not taken away.

Certainly at the time, Alzheimer's could not be confirmed without a brain tissue sample, so people were said to show symptoms of Alzheimer's.

I remember...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 May 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,136
Well, for a while the President of the NRA was...

Well, for a while the President of the NRA was unable to own a firearm.

While Heston was president of the NRA, he developed Alzheimers, which would make him ineligible to own a gun in many...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 May 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
I have never seen anyone so excited over koala...

I have never seen anyone so excited over koala chlamydia....
Forum: Medical 09 May 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Bonsai Kitten No, they're worried that it might lead to...

No, they're worried that it might lead to cheesing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_Boobage).
Forum: Techno-Babble 08 May 2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Yes, I'm an old fart. I learned to type on a...

Yes, I'm an old fart.

I learned to type on a manual typewriter, and was taught that you use two spaces after ending punctuation and after colons; one space after all other punctuation.

And,...
Forum: Social Studies 08 May 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,869
But, you asked why he included religion; I...

But, you asked why he included religion; I answered why he included religion. You give deference to BOTH, not just culture. What should be bloody obvious is that religion does matter.

I must...
Forum: Social Studies 08 May 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,869
Because I choose to.[/QUOTE] Not necessarily to...

Because I choose to.[/QUOTE]
Not necessarily to put words in RichardM's mouth, but I'm feeling testy, so I'll respond to the bloody obvious:

Religion may not matter to you, but to billions in...
Forum: Social Studies 08 May 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,869
And, yet, that's exactly what's happening. ...

And, yet, that's exactly what's happening.

One person started this whole thing by tweeting "My culture is not your -- prom dress". Somehow, that one person's opinion is being taken as speaking...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 May 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,136
What does the President of the NRA do, except...

What does the President of the NRA do, except give speeches? Everything is being run by LaPierre.
Forum: Police Blotter 04 May 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
I opened up the article, and my eye caught...

I opened up the article, and my eye caught "Kenilworth". In Illinois, Kenilworth is one of them-thar hoity-toity suburbs who think that their excrement is not odoriferous, which would add an...
Forum: Rantidote 04 May 2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 41,605
Necco Wafers are the same consistency and taste...

Necco Wafers are the same consistency and taste as their (the original) Conversation Hearts for Valentine's day. If you've ever had those, it tastes the same. (at least, to me they do).
Forum: Social Studies 04 May 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,869
Not to put words in Sue's mouth, but it seems...

Not to put words in Sue's mouth, but it seems like the outrage is coming from 2nd (or more) generation Americans (Chinese- or otherwise); the Chinese in China see no problem with it. To them, they...
Forum: Social Studies 03 May 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,869
This. My son, of western European heritage,...

This.

My son, of western European heritage, has a black sash in Kung Fu. I certainly don't see this act as cultural appropriation. When he wears any of his clothes, it is because he appreciates...
Forum: Moot Court 02 May 2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,692
Baseball I'm going to disagree a bit. I always thought it...

I'm going to disagree a bit. I always thought it was no one (men) should wear a hat indoors in good company. You want to wear a baseball hat into a bar? Not a problem. You take it off when you go...
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