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Forum: SLC 14 February 2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 115,052
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Southbound on US 17 in Clay County, spotted...

Southbound on US 17 in Clay County, spotted another vehicle with the "M" being an up-side down "W".
Forum: SLC 07 February 2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 115,052
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Heading north on Roosevelt Blvd, going to...

Heading north on Roosevelt Blvd, going to FSCJ-Kent campus, I noticed the Florida license plate on a pickup truck in front of me and it seemed a bit odd. It took me a moment to figure out why it...
Forum: Fun House 24 January 2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I realize back in 1982, things were perhaps a bit...

I realize back in 1982, things were perhaps a bit different, in terms of being able to get the word out, and depending on the subject matter of those manuals, it certainly could have been a treasure...
Forum: SLC 23 January 2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,228
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Like real estate, location, location, location. ...

Like real estate, location, location, location.

The last significant power failure we had at the house in Clay County, FL, was about 15 hours or so. A large tree fell on a high voltage line...
Forum: Rantidote 20 January 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 37,793
Posted By UrbanLegends101
A very recent meme is claiming that there were 86...

A very recent meme is claiming that there were 86 relatives going with the 7 Democrats on the Nancy Pelosi Congressional mission to the Middle East which was originally going to use military...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 January 2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Here is a link to the letter: ...

Here is a link to the letter:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/17/politics/trump-pelosi-letter/index.html
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 44,305
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I have one. My townhouse in northern...

I have one.

My townhouse in northern Virginia is in an HOA area and when I was living there, a neighbor was cutting through my yard, using the yard as a shortcut to the main road. I asked the...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,141
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I have a rental property in Virginia and I get...

I have a rental property in Virginia and I get several offers from people wanting to buy the property. I know they are pulling the owner information from the county tax records, for they are mailing...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,876
Posted By UrbanLegends101
One aspect of checking Federal employee's party...

One aspect of checking Federal employee's party of choice for donations is the possibility of overt or subtle actions against the employee.

I have no problem with perhaps the aggregate information...
Forum: SLC 29 December 2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 54,469
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Saw a right hand drive Saturn station wagon, a...

Saw a right hand drive Saturn station wagon, a few minutes ago.
Forum: SLC 22 December 2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Without knowing a lot more about the exact...

Without knowing a lot more about the exact details and please don't misunderstand, I am not asking for any additional information, but I would think I'd take the inheritance and bank it, invest it,...
Forum: Social Studies 17 December 2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,310
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Keep in mind, at least on the US Federal...

Keep in mind, at least on the US Federal government civilian employee side, we have two types of leave to be discussed here - annual leave and sick leave. There are a few other types which broaden...
Forum: Social Studies 15 December 2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,310
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I guess I can understand why it might be a bit...

I guess I can understand why it might be a bit hard to understand, but I understand CSRS (Civil Service Retirement System) employees have been getting full credit for their sick leave in computing...
Forum: Social Studies 14 December 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,310
Posted By UrbanLegends101
UEL's explanation is interesting, but I think...

UEL's explanation is interesting, but I think that is the kind of abuse that was eliminated in the US Federal government. Okay, abuse might be a bad term, but normally for long term sick leave use,...
Forum: Social Studies 14 December 2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,310
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I think it gives the employee the ability to...

I think it gives the employee the ability to balance the use of sick leave for legit purposes and not think of unused sick leave as wasted.

My understanding of the banking of sick leave toward...
Forum: Social Studies 13 December 2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,310
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Over on the US Federal side, unused sick leave...

Over on the US Federal side, unused sick leave adds to the work service credit for retirement annuity calculations. It wasn't unusual for a Federal civilian employee to retire with a year or more of...
Forum: Rantidote 01 December 2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 44,305
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Is the thermostat for the new heater set at about...

Is the thermostat for the new heater set at about the same temperature as the old one?
Forum: Social Studies 27 October 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,028
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Okay, thinking about it, accent on Ro and a...

Okay, thinking about it, accent on Ro and a secondary accent on the tus.

I don't have the "t" on the "bi" as you do.

So, three ways to pronounce it?
Forum: Social Studies 25 October 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,028
Posted By UrbanLegends101
On the subject of regionalisms, the brand name...

On the subject of regionalisms, the brand name Robitussin.

I normally pronounce it "row-bi-tus-sin" with the accent on the tus.

In the Philippines, the more common pronunciation was...
Forum: SLC 11 October 2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 115,052
Posted By UrbanLegends101
It ran away when I tried to take its photo. I...

It ran away when I tried to take its photo. I don't think it left a pamphlet on the door, so maybe it was representing the crabby welcome wagon?
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 44,305
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Similarly, as broadcast transmitters have become...

Similarly, as broadcast transmitters have become far more energy efficient, some broadcasters which had been using waste heat from the transmitters to keep the rooms warm in winter are now finding...
Forum: SLC 11 October 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 115,052
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I heard a tapping noise on the metal door of my...

I heard a tapping noise on the metal door of my TDY quarters and I looked out, no one there and then I noticed a crab on the walkway.
Forum: Rantidote 05 October 2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 44,305
Posted By UrbanLegends101
That wasn't in my six words in Japanese that I...

That wasn't in my six words in Japanese that I knew, so I had to translate it. The first attempt, just a copy and paste, gave me the same in English, then it had an option, which translated, well, I...
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 117,363
Posted By UrbanLegends101
The Deltona package arrived on the 19th.

The Deltona package arrived on the 19th.
Forum: Rantidote 17 September 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 117,363
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I mailed two USPS medium flat rate packages from...

I mailed two USPS medium flat rate packages from the Fleming Island, FL, USPS, this morning and just noticed an interesting expected delivery date print on the receipt.

I mailed two identical...
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