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Forum: SLC 29 December 2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,983
Posted By Electrotiger
It's Dirty Santa around here, and we've found...

It's Dirty Santa around here, and we've found that if you do two small gifts (like a decent one and then a gag or cheesy one) and thus go around the circle twice, it makes things quite a bit more...
Forum: Politics 01 December 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 91,502
Posted By Electrotiger
Just as an anecdotal backup to the above: my wife...

Just as an anecdotal backup to the above: my wife did a couple years' stint in IT at a SA regional HQ, and it was much the same in her opinion. It personally makes me sick.
Forum: Language 12 September 2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,391
Posted By Electrotiger
Joe "Fingers" Carr's version also from '53 (I...

Joe "Fingers" Carr's version also from '53 (I think). (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6EL1QketOU)

Love the vocal accompaniment 2nd time through the verse, and some fantastic dirty trumpet in...
Forum: Fauxtography 09 April 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,694
Posted By Electrotiger
True, however three non-scoring turns (not...

True, however three non-scoring turns (not rounds, as in Scrabble) immediately ends the game in WWF.
Forum: Disney 18 February 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 85,006
Posted By Electrotiger
A rider of indoor coaster Fire in the Hole...

A rider of indoor coaster Fire in the Hole (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_in_the_Hole_(Silver_Dollar_City)) at Silver Dollar City in Branson was killed by a head-related injury...
Forum: Fauxtography 20 November 2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 37,639
Posted By Electrotiger
This youtube video...

This youtube video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac7G7xOG2Ag) has a description purportedly from the camera operator:




I have read somewhere before that his "Ear" idea was an alternative to...
Forum: Fauxtography 25 June 2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 32,330
Posted By Electrotiger
Tell that to a baker.

Tell that to a baker.
Forum: Military 30 May 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 31,909
Posted By Electrotiger
? I'm not certain such a restriction exists...

?

I'm not certain such a restriction exists or existed.
Forum: Fauxtography 17 March 2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,974
Posted By Electrotiger
My gut says SUPER FAKE for a couple of reasons: ...

My gut says SUPER FAKE for a couple of reasons:

1) I do some work with displays like this in my job, and (if they're like the ones we use) they're driven by a central video server on the site,...
Forum: Fauxtography 09 February 2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,280
Posted By Electrotiger
My bet is an image point reflection, like a lens...

My bet is an image point reflection, like a lens flare, of the "hottest" part of the fire that's blazing on the left side of the frame. It's difficult to tell from the way the camera operator is...
Forum: Fauxtography 31 August 2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,893
Posted By Electrotiger
Yeah, it's merely a manned spacecraft in orbit,...

Yeah, it's merely a manned spacecraft in orbit, nothing special about it.

:D
Forum: Language 31 July 2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,728
Posted By Electrotiger
The entire text...

The entire text (http://www.gutenberg.org/files/46/46-h/46-h.htm), from Gutenberg.

Thirteen paragraphs into Stave I:



And a few lines later:
Forum: Fauxtography 09 July 2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,020
Posted By Electrotiger
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagans_Motorcycle_Clu...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagans_Motorcycle_Club

Definitely dying for a caption contest.
Forum: Entertainment 24 March 2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137,960
Posted By Electrotiger
I had always pegged Squidward for Pride, Plankton...

I had always pegged Squidward for Pride, Plankton for Lust, and Sandi for Envy or Wrath (living in denial as a land mammal underwater).

I want to say that in the artists' commentary on one of...
Forum: Fauxtography 04 November 2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 56,984
Posted By Electrotiger
Hey God, it's cool, let the fires burn up a bunch...

Hey God, it's cool, let the fires burn up a bunch of houses and all that property if you must, JUST FOR YOUR SAKE MAKE SURE SOME RANDOM CROSS ISN'T SCORCHED!
Forum: Fauxtography 31 August 2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 81,263
Posted By Electrotiger
The guy that's walking around him looks like he's...

The guy that's walking around him looks like he's taking f-stop readings with a light meter. At one point, 1:55ish, he puts it on the man's chest.

Perhaps a cinematographer?
Forum: Fauxtography 25 August 2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,595
Posted By Electrotiger
Why would it be illegal? You would have to...

Why would it be illegal?

You would have to be careful getting on and off though, those osteoderms (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osteoderm) can be sharp.
Forum: Critter Country 29 May 2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 46,515
Posted By Electrotiger
If it was an actual alligator, the person that...

If it was an actual alligator, the person that told him this was 100% incorrect. Alligators don't mature like that--they will continue to grow regardless of the size of their habitat, and a lack of...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 29 April 2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 43,269
Posted By Electrotiger
Yeah, that'll learn 'em! Boycott all things...

Yeah, that'll learn 'em! Boycott all things China for the month leading up to and including Independence Day!

:rolleyes:
Forum: Science 28 April 2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 63,047
Posted By Electrotiger
A USDOT advisory sheet concerning the transport...

A USDOT advisory sheet concerning the transport of dry ice:
http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/0a16a5a31a11d81f86256f9400528023/$FILE/AC91-76.pdf

It says...
Forum: Sightings 14 March 2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,540
Posted By Electrotiger
I must admit I winced when I saw it, but then...

I must admit I winced when I saw it, but then realized that I was probably the only person in the theater that knew what the reference was.

Alternate history indeed! :)
Forum: College 08 March 2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,137
Posted By Electrotiger
I had a teacher in middle school tell us the...

I had a teacher in middle school tell us the story about a class of kids being told to raise their right hand if they thought they knew the answer and the left if they didn't, but he brought it up as...
Forum: Military 16 October 2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,481
Posted By Electrotiger
This story, minus the military details but...

This story, minus the military details but otherwise similar--a TV station manager instructed a meteorologist to falsify a rainy forecast in lieu of a good outlook, in order to ostensibly boost...
Forum: Fauxtography 26 September 2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,017
Posted By Electrotiger
It's possible that the elephant is being...

It's possible that the elephant is being inseminated or (if male) in the process of having semen harvested for future siring. It's impossible to tell, but I'd actually guess male--that's a pretty...
Forum: Fauxtography 15 July 2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 32,514
Posted By Electrotiger
In the shot at about :58, the shark seems to be...

In the shot at about :58, the shark seems to be making quite a bit of wake...
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