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Forum: SLC 18 April 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 48,643
Posted By RichardM
WildaBeast, don't forget to take your passport to...

WildaBeast, don't forget to take your passport to get back into the the United States though. ;)

This from a person who lives in a state that many people really think you need a passport to go to.
Forum: Business Bytes 11 April 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,147
Posted By RichardM
I took a driving class through AAA in 1965. The...

I took a driving class through AAA in 1965. The car had dual brakes.
Forum: SLC 10 April 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 25,485
Posted By RichardM
A Google search seems to say that this is called...

A Google search seems to say that this is called a rain chain and that it is used in Japan. I've never seen one either and I've been able to look for them for 10 years longer than you 2. :)
Forum: Rantidote 08 April 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,653
Posted By RichardM
So do I but then I have 6 cars, all of which run...

So do I but then I have 6 cars, all of which run except 1.
Forum: SLC 08 April 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 25,485
Posted By RichardM
A road runner on the roof. Well, I didn't see it...

A road runner on the roof. Well, I didn't see it but DW says that she was working in the garden and the road runner came out of the ice plant patch with something in its mouth, perhaps a lizard, and...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 April 2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By RichardM
We have one really, really big one and millions...

We have one really, really big one and millions of others.
Forum: Social Studies 06 April 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,008
Posted By RichardM
In 6th grade, I and a friend both got in the same...

In 6th grade, I and a friend both got in the same trouble for the same thing at different schools. Both our mothers are from South Dakota and we were in school in Alabama. The question was asked what...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 April 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By RichardM
Fake news is anything trump says is a fact.

Fake news is anything trump says is a fact.
Forum: Social Studies 02 April 2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,008
Posted By RichardM
TV news reporter last Saturday pronounced Mankato...

TV news reporter last Saturday pronounced Mankato MN as man cat oh
Forum: SLC 29 March 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 31,587
Posted By RichardM
Re Resort Fee

I wondered what a resort fee might be so I Googled it and found the following not so complimentary article - https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2017/05/04/resort-fee/101271570/

By...
Forum: Business Bytes 28 March 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,147
Posted By RichardM
Actually, they may have to turn off one system or...

Actually, they may have to turn off one system or the other because they cannot work together. Radar and lidar work by measuring the signal that bounces back to the receiver from a known transmitter....
Forum: Business Bytes 28 March 2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,147
Posted By RichardM
I don't know for sure but I think that the Volvo...

I don't know for sure but I think that the Volvo collision avoidance system would be turned off because it uses a radar signal the same as the self driving system does. It is possible that the two...
Forum: Business Bytes 27 March 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,147
Posted By RichardM
I don't think there is much difference in a taxi...

I don't think there is much difference in a taxi or a self driving car or an Uber. If I don't own it, I have to call for it. If I own it, I don't have to wait for it. If I was rich enough, I would...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 27 March 2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,459
Posted By RichardM
His head is.

His head is.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 26 March 2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,459
Posted By RichardM
Had a thought at lunch today - Since trump is...

Had a thought at lunch today - Since trump is claiming to be all tough and hard, he should emulate his good buddy Putin and ride a horse while bare chested. My DW asked me not to make her image such...
Forum: SLC 26 March 2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 31,587
Posted By RichardM
Driving the speed limit doesn't seem to be...

Driving the speed limit doesn't seem to be customary in most places.
Forum: Rantidote 26 March 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 32,889
Posted By RichardM
Devil My mother says she was never impressed by people...

My mother says she was never impressed by people who could tear a phone book in half. After all, the phone book in the rural area she grew up in was only 15 pages or so. :D
Forum: SLC 26 March 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 48,643
Posted By RichardM
It could possibly be a push on nut. That is a...

It could possibly be a push on nut. That is a device made from spring steel that slides easily onto a shaft with prongs that bite in the off direction. Google push on nut for more explanations and...
Forum: SLC 25 March 2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 25,485
Posted By RichardM
Duh, he's in Oregon. Of course it was raining. ;)

Duh, he's in Oregon. Of course it was raining. ;)
Forum: Crash and Burn 24 March 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,978
Posted By RichardM
Thanks, I'll go look.

Thanks, I'll go look.
Forum: Crash and Burn 23 March 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,978
Posted By RichardM
BoKu, My inclination that the contractor did not...

BoKu, My inclination that the contractor did not follow the plans comes from the cynicism of 40+ years as a design engineer. I frequently say that any resemblance of the final project to the plans is...
Forum: Moot Court 23 March 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,172
Posted By RichardM
Yes, some conservatives compared Obama to Hitler...

Yes, some conservatives compared Obama to Hitler but Obama never said there were good people in a Nazi demonstration.
Forum: Business Bytes 23 March 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,147
Posted By RichardM
Here is a good recap article of where we are now....

Here is a good recap article of where we are now. It is from a source, the IEEE, that should be trusted. Notice this comment - "If the data is accurate (Uber has been known to intentionally hide data...
Forum: Business Bytes 23 March 2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,147
Posted By RichardM
I did not mean to imply that there was no...

I did not mean to imply that there was no illumination on the left side. Rather, the illumination is less of the left side. As that article notes, the standards are changing such that the...
Forum: Crash and Burn 23 March 2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,978
Posted By RichardM
Any time there is a structural failure, this will...

Any time there is a structural failure, this will be a rigorous investigation. There will be civil charges filed for sure and very likely criminal charges also. The question, to highly simplify it,...
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