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Forum: SLC 24 June 2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 44,584
Posted By WildaBeast
I was just filling out an online survey. Almost...

I was just filling out an online survey. Almost always these surveys will collect some basic demographic information -- age, gender, etc. Sometimes for gender they will offer a third option along...
Forum: SLC 23 June 2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
Driver I might be opening a can or worms here, but was...

I might be opening a can or worms here, but was the Mustang actually a muscle car? I'll concede that some of the high performance versions they offered later -- the Mach 1, Boss 427, etc., could be...
Forum: Moot Court 23 June 2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By WildaBeast
I do that, too. I don't keep records, per se,...

I do that, too. I don't keep records, per se, but I can figure out what online purchases I made in the past year by looking at my credit card statements from the past year since I use the same card...
Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,122
Posted By WildaBeast
A pro-Trump friend shared a video on Facebook...

A pro-Trump friend shared a video on Facebook this morning, which I didn't watch, but the description was something like "Bombshell! Woman admits her child child wasn't taken from her at the...
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 44,584
Posted By WildaBeast
On the way to work this morning I saw a vehicle...

On the way to work this morning I saw a vehicle that didn't have an actual license plate. Instead of an official license plate it had a handwritten "plate" that read "Baby Baby", with a little heart...
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
On my way home today I saw: What I'm pretty...

On my way home today I saw:

What I'm pretty sure was a Dodge 600 (http://www.curbsideclassic.com/blog/cc-capsule/cc-capsule-1984-dodge-600-es-turbo-convertible-wait-which-brother-are-you-again/)...
Forum: Social Studies 21 June 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,045
Posted By WildaBeast
I think part of the rationale for banning smoking...

I think part of the rationale for banning smoking on flights was actually safety, not just health. Apparently it wasn't uncommon for cigarettes to start fires onboard planes back when smoking was...
Forum: Moot Court 21 June 2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By WildaBeast
Also, that line isn't just for online purchases. ...

Also, that line isn't just for online purchases. You're also technically supposed to pay sales tax on anything you bought in a physical store in a different state and then brought back to your home...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
I can beat that. Last winter I took some...

I can beat that. Last winter I took some pictures of a 1964 Rambler Classic parked on the street in my neighborhood (I posted one of them in Unhijackable at the time). It had a license plate frame...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 June 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 256,027
Posted By WildaBeast
Cell Phone "But then you can get unexpected shutdowns", she...

"But then you can get unexpected shutdowns", she says in the longer version of the commercial.
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 June 2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 502
Posted By WildaBeast
IIRC in the early days Garfield did act more like...

IIRC in the early days Garfield did act more like a cat. That was before my time, but I used to check out the collections of old strips from the library when I was a kid. Then some time in the...
Forum: SLC 20 June 2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
That reminds me, there used to be someone around...

That reminds me, there used to be someone around here with a Tesla Roadster (the original one that used a Lotus body). I'm not sure how many of those they made, but they seem to be a lot less common...
Forum: Social Studies 19 June 2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,045
Posted By WildaBeast
I was born in 1980, and I remember cigarette...

I was born in 1980, and I remember cigarette vending machines in restaurants during my childhood. This was in North Carolina, though. Being a tobacco growing state they might have been one of the...
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 June 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 915
Posted By WildaBeast
That's what Trump really wants -- a satellite...

That's what Trump really wants -- a satellite that that can shoot a giant laser beam ant any target instantaneously, just like a Bond villain.
Forum: Business Bytes 19 June 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,725
Posted By WildaBeast
I take it you already have Tim Horton's in your...

I take it you already have Tim Horton's in your part of the US.
Forum: SLC 19 June 2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
Another in the category of cars that were once...

Another in the category of cars that were once common but have mostly faded away. There's currently a 30+ year old Buick Electra Park Avenue...
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 June 2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 915
Posted By WildaBeast
So... Trump just recently complained about how...

So... Trump just recently complained about how much money it costs to have soldiers stationed in South Korea, but having a "Space Force" is apparently completely worth the money.
Forum: Rantidote 18 June 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 60,725
Posted By WildaBeast
Around here I sometimes see what I assume are...

Around here I sometimes see what I assume are Mormons riding around on bicycles while wearing black slacks, white short-sleeve dress shirts, and ties.
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
If you go back a few more decades, a Mustang GT...

If you go back a few more decades, a Mustang GT from circa 1980 didn't have much more horsepower than a modern Toyota Corolla.

I didn't see anything exotic this morning, but I did see a rather...
Forum: SLC 17 June 2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 52,815
Posted By WildaBeast
I don't think we have a thread for wildlife...

I don't think we have a thread for wildlife sightings other than the photos thread (I tried to get a photo but my camera battery was dead), and it wasn't really odd, so I'll just put this here. A...
Forum: Rantidote 17 June 2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,204
Posted By WildaBeast
Dear spammer, I don't have kids, so your...

Dear spammer,

I don't have kids, so your "You have received a personalized Father's Day card" phishing email won't work on me at all.
Forum: Rantidote 16 June 2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 43,370
Posted By WildaBeast
Perhaps she was referring to an emergency weather...

Perhaps she was referring to an emergency weather radio, a radio that receives alerts from the National Weather Service, rather than a device that physically detects the current weather conditions.
Forum: SLC 16 June 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,240
Posted By WildaBeast
This morning a on my way home from the farmers...

This morning a on my way home from the farmers market I saw a Dodge Viper.

Then maybe a mile later a big, 1960s or early 70s Oldsmobile convertible. I'd have to do some research to figure out the...
Forum: SLC 16 June 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By WildaBeast
I've purchased a classic Checker taxi...

I've purchased a classic Checker taxi (https://cinemavehicles.com/images/F142561093.jpg) and am using it as an Uber vehicle. Or maybe I'm just a regular cab driver. Either way I was driving people...
Forum: Business Bytes 16 June 2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,725
Posted By WildaBeast
Speaking of large portions, I just didn't feel...

Speaking of large portions, I just didn't feel like cooking tonight, so I ordered Chinese take-out. I'm probably going to get at least three meals out of their "dinner for one" -- that's what it was...
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