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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 February 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 19,658
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I don't know my Dutch artists. I was in the...

1. I don't know my Dutch artists. I was in the Rijksmuseum and saw hundreds. I'll guess Rembrandt.

2. Pharoah. I have a buddy with this name.

3. Was that the Liberator?

4. I dunno....
Forum: Rantidote 16 February 2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 46,068
Posted By UEL
Flame Not a little thing, but not worth a new thread......

Not a little thing, but not worth a new thread...

My Uncle (Dad's brother) died in 1976 as a young man. My Grandparents bought a triple plot in the nearby cemetery and put up a nice headstone. I...
Forum: SLC 13 February 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,521
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think this might be a key difference between...

I think this might be a key difference between our two countries. Here, it is still focussed largely on the loss of life. Many Remembrance Day ceremonies here have readings of letters from the...
Forum: Rantidote 13 February 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 46,068
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is one at work where the sensor is aimed so...

There is one at work where the sensor is aimed so that when you activate the sensor, the water is flowing and nothing is getting wet. You can only use it one hand at a time. Very poorly built (I...
Forum: Business Bytes 12 February 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 37,701
Posted By UEL
Baseball There was an incident that made the "buyer...

There was an incident that made the "buyer beware" section of one of the blog websites.

Paraphrasing here, but someone tried to do the hidden city thing by flying from New York to Atlanta, to...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,521
Posted By UEL
Baseball I had a sibling disappear for 18 years under...

I had a sibling disappear for 18 years under similar circumstances. We'd get hints that he was alive (a bill for hospital care, a call for a job reference etc) every couple of years.

In 2013,...
Forum: Language 12 February 2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By UEL
Baseball It's funny. though experience, I've built up...

It's funny. though experience, I've built up internal definitions close to the ones presented here.

Now I am chuffed to see that there are now "official" definitions.

:lol:
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 February 2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 19,658
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Haven't a clue. Arnold Schwarzenegger. 2....

1. Haven't a clue. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

2. I'm going to guess the Crimean War

3. I am suspecting ragweed.

4. Yokazuna? I am highly certain I am wrong.

5. I can't think of any Broadway...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,521
Posted By UEL
Baseball Death Cult? Are you kidding me? I lost 14...

Death Cult? Are you kidding me?

I lost 14 friends and colleagues in operations in the Balkans, Middle East and Afghanistan. The had many friends, all had families, and their loss impacted many.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 February 2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,344
Posted By UEL
Baseball One problem we have here with the idea of large...

One problem we have here with the idea of large rates on estate taxes, especially on assets, is that oftentimes, the estate does not have liquid cash to pay said taxes.

Case I'm thinking of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 February 2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 19,658
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. I believe that would be Kaepernick. 2....

1. I believe that would be Kaepernick.

2. There was no farewell tour associated with it.

3. I don't know the name of a single district in Seoul.

4. Executive Officer, or XO.

5. Rhodesia...
Forum: Rantidote 04 February 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 46,068
Posted By UEL
Baseball After yesterday, someone should trademark "The...

After yesterday, someone should trademark "The Boring Game" and use that instead of the Super Bowl.
Forum: SLC 04 February 2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 30,031
Posted By UEL
That is a very nice looking car. Hope you have...

That is a very nice looking car. Hope you have years of faithful running with it.
Forum: Social Studies 04 February 2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,481
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have an upper case N in my name, so I write it...

I have an upper case N in my name, so I write it all the time. Mine is a combination of F and A.

I draw the downward stroke on the left, then retrace that line back to the top and carry on with...
Forum: SLC 31 January 2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,521
Posted By UEL
Icon06 GM, I'm very sorry to hear about your Mum. I...

GM, I'm very sorry to hear about your Mum.

I too had a short visit before my mother passed. I too wish it could have been longer. I sympathise with your feelings.

You have friends who have been...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 January 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 19,658
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. The Ridin' Bandit. Dylan added a 'g' to call...

1. The Ridin' Bandit. Dylan added a 'g' to call him the Riding Bandit. Just kidding. Can't think of any Texas outlaw with a name the could have a 'g' added.

2. Disneyworld

3. I believe that is...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 January 2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,740
Posted By UEL
Baseball Trump ends government shutdown after realizing...

Trump ends government shutdown after realizing unpaid FBI agents can still arrest people

Link...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 January 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By UEL
Baseball Link to article...

Link to article (https://abcnews.go.com/beta-story-container/Politics/rnc-push-undivided-support-trump-reelection-state-leaders/story?id=60603125)

Given the droves that have fled the Republican...
Forum: SLC 25 January 2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,521
Posted By UEL
Baseball I really hope things work out for you, Sylvanz.

I really hope things work out for you, Sylvanz.
Forum: Social Studies 24 January 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,481
Posted By UEL
Baseball I certainly do. However, they are rarely as neat...

I certainly do. However, they are rarely as neat as that. My "cross" tends to extend further left to cross the upstroke and the main part of the letter.

For most of my hand writing, an upper case...
Forum: Social Studies 24 January 2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,481
Posted By UEL
Baseball I found situations where I do use crosses. See...

I found situations where I do use crosses. See example below. And targets are either marked as a cross (often with a dot) or a triangle. ;) For example,
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 January 2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,639
Posted By UEL
Baseball Now, that makes a bit more sense. My...

Now, that makes a bit more sense.

My apologies if I dragged you into something you were not already involved in.
Forum: Moot Court 24 January 2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By UEL
Baseball You are right in the fact that there are plenty...

You are right in the fact that there are plenty of others. But most blown calls are understandable in how the official made the call. It may have been bad angle, blocked view, a questionable...
Forum: Social Studies 23 January 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,481
Posted By UEL
Baseball I haven't written an "x" like the examples in...

I haven't written an "x" like the examples in years. Once I learned how to write an x, I adopted that method. In high school, it kept my multiplication and my variables separate. Then, I adopted...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 January 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,639
Posted By UEL
Baseball Her post did.

Her post did.
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