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Forum: Old Wives' Tales 30 March 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,873
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Or they quit coloring when they're done with the...

Or they quit coloring when they're done with the campaign trail :p

My wife and I comment on this, too. Ex-presidents have a tendency to look haggard. With good reason, I'd expect.

Wonko
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 30 March 2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,873
Posted By WonkoTheSane
My first gray hair appeared while my son was in...

My first gray hair appeared while my son was in the hospital for a month with a bad bacterial infection. Absolute, irrefutable proof that stress causes gray hair.

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 01 November 2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 29,029
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Back from the dead, but the Mythbusters did this...

Back from the dead, but the Mythbusters did this one recently. Pretty cool. You can fast-forward through the 10% of your brain bit... They finish it up at the end.

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Forum: Fauxtography 29 September 2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,372
Posted By WonkoTheSane
LEDs are not gas discharge lamps, like...

LEDs are not gas discharge lamps, like fluorescent and neon lamps are. A capacitive coupling (which means AC) would be required to excite the gas in these types of lamps for longer than a fraction...
Forum: Fauxtography 28 September 2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,372
Posted By WonkoTheSane
The LED thing in the beginning is pure baloney,...

The LED thing in the beginning is pure baloney, to begin with. You simply cannot light an LED (or anything else, for that matter) without a return path, and you couldn't do any of it with static...
Forum: Fauxtography 16 September 2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 24,015
Posted By WonkoTheSane
We discussed this one on a motorcycle forum I...

We discussed this one on a motorcycle forum I visit.

I cannot imagine it would be real. The technology they describe is bogus, of course. There's no way a professional test rider would pull...
Forum: Urban Legends 02 September 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 71,079
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Seriously. I once knew a guy who chewed on the...

Seriously. I once knew a guy who chewed on the filters. Dis-gusting.

Wonko
Forum: Urban Legends 02 September 2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 71,079
Posted By WonkoTheSane
http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/11/suppl_1/i...

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/11/suppl_1/i51.full

That explanation makes sense to me.

Wonko
Forum: Entertainment 29 August 2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,584
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Dunno whether it's true or not, bit definitely...

Dunno whether it's true or not, bit definitely think they should have come up with a better name for his character when he was on The Tony Danza Show. I mean, that was just one too far.

And my...
Forum: Fauxtography 27 August 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,953
Posted By WonkoTheSane
I think it's in their Terms of Service for the...

I think it's in their Terms of Service for the site.



Amen. If you cannot do it in front of a live audience without camera effects, then it's not magic, as far as I'm concerned. There's no...
Forum: Fauxtography 27 August 2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,953
Posted By WonkoTheSane
One guy's deconstruction... ...

One guy's deconstruction...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5c-FXA0ePnU&feature=related

Wonko
Forum: Computers 13 August 2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 44,291
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Those jokers over at Steorn are still going to...

Those jokers over at Steorn are still going to prove their perpetual motion machine... one day...

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 04 August 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 42,437
Posted By WonkoTheSane
I stand corrected. Missed the obvious one for...

I stand corrected. Missed the obvious one for the obscure one.

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 04 August 2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 42,437
Posted By WonkoTheSane
I think the one you mention is actually "It is",...

I think the one you mention is actually "It is", not contracted... way on the left there it's hard to see, but the apostrophe you're looking at is the dot for the "i" in "is".

Not that the passage...
Forum: Food 21 July 2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,863
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Mrs. TheSane is born and raised here in Mass (I...

Mrs. TheSane is born and raised here in Mass (I am not)... that is her canned verbatim response when I tell her that brown eggs are the same as white eggs. It's become one of those stupid jokes...
Forum: Entertainment 13 July 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,696
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Now that's funny :D Wonko

Now that's funny :D

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 19 May 2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 209,231
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Oh, man. I would rather it was a mangled...

Oh, man.

I would rather it was a mangled mess of a hand. Something about the deep, regular cuts makes my teeth itch. Really bugs me.

Ugh.

Wonko
Forum: Politics 01 May 2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,469
Posted By WonkoTheSane
I wasn't there, so I heard nothing. I do find it...

I wasn't there, so I heard nothing. I do find it interesting, however, that given that you couldn't toss a stick in the air without hitting a camera during those days, that nothing was found on...
Forum: Fauxtography 20 April 2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,404
Posted By WonkoTheSane
It means the aliens are sick of Richard Dreyfuss...

It means the aliens are sick of Richard Dreyfuss and are coming back to drop him off.

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 09 April 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 29,029
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Never underestimate the little guy. You may...

Never underestimate the little guy. You may remember the video of the BMW S1000RR pulling a tablecloth out from under a meticulously decorated table. Well, a proud Vespa owner attempted a similar...
Forum: Politics 30 March 2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,212
Posted By WonkoTheSane
I don't believe that exemptions based on...

I don't believe that exemptions based on conscientious objection on religious grounds have been held in the past to be unconstutional, but this probably will raise some interesting questions.
...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 30 March 2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,063
Posted By WonkoTheSane
I love that you can use bastardized l33t speak...

I love that you can use bastardized l33t speak and STILL get the damned your/you're usage wrong! :lol:

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 31 January 2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 55,491
Posted By WonkoTheSane
There's an exit ramp show a bit later. If you...

There's an exit ramp show a bit later. If you step through the sequence you can see the spectators not following (not watching) the car as it passes by.

Wonko
Forum: Fauxtography 27 January 2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,458
Posted By WonkoTheSane
This assumes that the vessel is strong enough to...

This assumes that the vessel is strong enough to resist the building pressure long enough to produce that kind of steam explosion. I find it more likely that a corner, perhaps, or the spout, would...
Forum: Fauxtography 27 January 2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,458
Posted By WonkoTheSane
Hmmm. The scene does look pretty arranged. ...

Hmmm. The scene does look pretty arranged.

Watch the shelf above. Before the explosion you see the blue bottle with what looks like a glass sugar dispenser to its immediate left, the a plastic...
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