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Forum: SLC 23 June 2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
Dam computer, I was almost finished a too long...

Dam computer, I was almost finished a too long posting on how you are correct. So short version:

Muscle car supposedly started with Pontiac GTO - small or smallish chassis with big V8. Other...
Forum: Rantidote 23 June 2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,300
Posted By RichardM
Hitler's rise to power started with his winning...

Hitler's rise to power started with his winning an election. Further things that lead to him being able to complete his take over was his ability to speak to his followers, Germans having a strong...
Forum: SLC 23 June 2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
I saw an MV-1 yesterday. I had to look it up to...

I saw an MV-1 yesterday. I had to look it up to what it is. That is a Mobility Van specifically designed for wheelchair users.
Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,300
Posted By RichardM
Let us hope that more people vote this time.

Let us hope that more people vote this time.
Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,300
Posted By RichardM
My point is that a democratic society doesn't...

My point is that a democratic society doesn't preclude a dictator taking over.
Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,300
Posted By RichardM
One thing I think we really should be afraid of...

One thing I think we really should be afraid of is that Hitler was elected.
Forum: Rantidote 21 June 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,300
Posted By RichardM
We're supposed to be the good example, not the...

We're supposed to be the good example, not the bad. And yes, other countries have their bad apples too.
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
I just read the Wiki article (...

I just read the Wiki article ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_Cobra ) about the AC Cobra. I did not realize that AC in England, actually made the AC Cobra independently of Shelby although I am sure...
Forum: Business Bytes 20 June 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,725
Posted By RichardM
Since we seem to have drifted away from IHOP or b...

Since we seem to have drifted away from IHOP or b or whatever, a funny story.

On one trip, the eating place closest to our hotel was a Waffle House. For those of you who have never been to one,...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
Carroll Shelby considered any car a true Shelby...

Carroll Shelby considered any car a true Shelby if he got paid for it. :) Consider the Dodge Shelby Omni.
Forum: Social Studies 19 June 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By RichardM
Wow, they must have been knocking hard on the...

Wow, they must have been knocking hard on the door. :)
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 June 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 915
Posted By RichardM
More smoke and mirrors.

More smoke and mirrors.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 June 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By RichardM
Okay, I won't even think about it.

Okay, I won't even think about it.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 June 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By RichardM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Sarkeesian ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Sarkeesian
Anita Sarkeesian is a Canadian-American feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker. She is the founder of Feminist Frequency, a website that...
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
I think I just figured out how to tell a "real"...

I think I just figured out how to tell a "real" Cobra from a later car whether a kit car or an official follow on Cobra. If the car is being driven on the street and looks brand new, it is not a car...
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
I'm not sure how rare AC Aces are. The Cobra has...

I'm not sure how rare AC Aces are. The Cobra has been one of the most copied cars around. The 427 body, identified by the wide rear fenders, seems to be the most common. Cobra badges are readily...
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
Saw a new or at least newish Ferrari today. Then...

Saw a new or at least newish Ferrari today. Then a 1957 or 58 Ford 2 door. I'm not sure of the year because the fins looked like a 58 but it had single headlights like the 57. The 58 had quad...
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
Could it have been an AC Ace with the English 4...

Could it have been an AC Ace with the English 4 cylinder engine?
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
About the only way to tell some of the good...

About the only way to tell some of the good reproductions is by looking under the fenders. Fiberglass means its a reproduction but there is still a Shelby company that will make and assign new serial...
Forum: Rantidote 17 June 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 43,370
Posted By RichardM
I had this problem once. I found out what circuit...

I had this problem once. I found out what circuit breaker supplied the smoke alarm and simply turned it off until the smoke cleared. It also turned off some of the lighting but fortunately not the...
Forum: Rantidote 16 June 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 43,370
Posted By RichardM
I was just at a ham radio convention and one...

I was just at a ham radio convention and one vendor was selling them. The web site is www.earlyalert.com I have no idea if they work. I've been meaning to ask the NOAA guy I know about them.
Forum: The Doctor Is In 14 June 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By RichardM
I heard a bit on the news that several...

I heard a bit on the news that several medications including some for high blood pressure, can cause depression as a side affect.
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By RichardM
When we sold our house a couple of years ago, we...

When we sold our house a couple of years ago, we barely got one offer at $20k under asking. As it turned out, thankfully that offer fell through. So we spent about $10,000 on new paint and carpet. We...
Forum: SLC 13 June 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By RichardM
Valiant was the Plymouth version of the Dart.

Valiant was the Plymouth version of the Dart.
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,725
Posted By RichardM
Darn, I must be even more or that should be less...

Darn, I must be even more or that should be less classy than I thought. I like Olive Garden. :)
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