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Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By WildaBeast
Maybe this is the kind of small town where people...

Maybe this is the kind of small town where people don't bother locking their cars? I mean, given how she was able to "steal" the car in the first place...

Or maybe she would just press the button...
Forum: Police Blotter 17 July 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 26,348
Posted By WildaBeast
I just want to say that I was relieved when I...

I just want to say that I was relieved when I clicked this thread to see that it was just an old thread that got bumped. When I saw the topic on the main forum page my first thought was that there...
Forum: Rantidote 17 July 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 71,461
Posted By WildaBeast
Over the years since I moved to my neighborhood...

Over the years since I moved to my neighborhood I've seen so many tall, mature trees get cut down, most recently the ginormous pine in my nextdoor neighbor's backyard. That one was so big I suspect...
Forum: Rantidote 17 July 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 83,741
Posted By WildaBeast
TYSHTTP: The fact that Angela Merkel is from the...

TYSHTTP: The fact that Angela Merkel is from the former East Germany and speaks fluent Russian is not, and and of itself, evidence that she is up to something nefarious or that Germany is America's...
Forum: SLC 17 July 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 52,274
Posted By WildaBeast
And I saw the same thing this morning. Same...

And I saw the same thing this morning. Same street, different location. It probably fell off of someone's vehicle and someone dragged it to the median to get it out of traffic.

TYSHTTP: When...
Forum: Police Blotter 17 July 2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By WildaBeast
Driver Ontario woman accidentally steals car for 2 weeks, mistaking it for a rental

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-tuesday-edition-1.4740605/ontario-woman-accidentally-steals-car-for-2-weeks-mistaking-it-for-a-rental-1.4740610
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 602
Posted By WildaBeast
Regardless of how reliable Teslas are or aren't,...

Regardless of how reliable Teslas are or aren't, I don't think I'd want to ride in a mini sub that was designed and built in a very short period of time by engineers who normally design rockets.
Forum: SLC 16 July 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,155
Posted By WildaBeast
When I was in grad school I was part of a very...

When I was in grad school I was part of a very ethnically diverse group for a class project, including a Muslim guy from Jordan, an Indian guy, a Chinese guy, a black guy, one other white guy, and...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 July 2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,600
Posted By WildaBeast
Well, when I saw "An Evening with John Cleese" a...

Well, when I saw "An Evening with John Cleese" a few months ago he did spend much of the time talking about how awful young people are these days and that sort of thing.
Forum: Business Bytes 16 July 2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By WildaBeast
That reminds me of a place in out town back in...

That reminds me of a place in out town back in the 1990s that was both a video rental store and a pet store. They had a parrot in the store that would say "hello" and follow you around as you...
Forum: SLC 16 July 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,155
Posted By WildaBeast
I think that's the reason for my aversion to...

I think that's the reason for my aversion to white -- white cars all look like rental cars to me. There's really no rational reason for that association, though. Thinking about all the rentals I've...
Forum: SLC 16 July 2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,155
Posted By WildaBeast
I don't know about insurance companies, but many...

I don't know about insurance companies, but many car companies now charge extra if you want, say, red paint.
Forum: Rantidote 16 July 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 274,082
Posted By WildaBeast
Because if they were truly not an X, there...

Because if they were truly not an X, there wouldn't be any need to say it. It should be obvious that they're not one.
Forum: Business Bytes 15 July 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By WildaBeast
TV Alaska’s last 2 Blockbuster stores are closing, leaving just one in the U.S.

https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2018/07/12/the-last-two-blockbuster-stores-in-alaska-are-set-to-close/
Forum: Rantidote 14 July 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 83,741
Posted By WildaBeast
I understand what you mean, but I'm guessing in...

I understand what you mean, but I'm guessing in this case they mean it uses ingredients that are in season during the summer.
Forum: SLC 14 July 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,944
Posted By WildaBeast
It's not unheard of for private buyers to obtain...

It's not unheard of for private buyers to obtain former military trucks from surplus sales and that sort of thing to use as their own personal off road vehicles, too.

I saw another 240Z this...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 July 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,600
Posted By WildaBeast
It wouldn't surprise me at all if Trump was late...

It wouldn't surprise me at all if Trump was late on purpose. Isn't that supposed to be a "negotiating strategy", asserting dominance over the other person by making them wait? For all I know it may...
Forum: SLC 14 July 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 61,622
Posted By WildaBeast
There must be at least some third party hosting...

There must be at least some third party hosting for free, too, because my Photobucket hosted pictures are showing up again and I'm definitely not paying anything.
Forum: SLC 14 July 2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 61,622
Posted By WildaBeast
I was just looking back through the "backyard...

I was just looking back through the "backyard wildlife" thread, and I noticed that all the photos hosted on Photobucket are showing up again. Did they realize making people pay for "third party...
Forum: SLC 14 July 2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,944
Posted By WildaBeast
I haven't seen any new interesting cars lately,...

I haven't seen any new interesting cars lately, but here's the Model A (minus hood and radiator) parked in front of the apartment building around the corner from me for your viewing pleasure.
...
Forum: Crash and Burn 12 July 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,892
Posted By WildaBeast
Airplane I was thinking it must have been a relatively new...

I was thinking it must have been a relatively new 777, which would make it more worthwhile to repair, but the report stated it was built in 1998. But the report did say it only had 12,835 total...
Forum: Rantidote 11 July 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 144,723
Posted By WildaBeast
Down: The lunch I brought from home today was...

Down: The lunch I brought from home today was too small, and I was quite hungry again by 2:00.
Up: I found a nice veggie and cheese tray in the break room, apparently leftover from a meeting,...
Forum: Police Blotter 10 July 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By WildaBeast
Because it's not just a random inert chunk of...

Because it's not just a random inert chunk of metal, it's a chunk of metal that she found while on vacation in Austria, and one that was fired from a big gun during a major war.
Forum: SLC 10 July 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,404
Posted By WildaBeast
The DEA's List of Cannibals Slang...

The DEA's List of Cannibals Slang (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=96800)
Forum: Police Blotter 10 July 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By WildaBeast
I wonder if she actually realized it was...

I wonder if she actually realized it was explosive when she took it. Since Americans don't have to deal with unexploded WWII ordinance on a regular basis she may have assumed it was just a solid...
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