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Forum: Rantidote 20 November 2017, 06:38 PM
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Yeah, this idea that getting a lump of coal for...

Yeah, this idea that getting a lump of coal for Christmas is a bad thing is just more anti-coal rhetoric spread by Obama's EPA and their War on Coal. :fish:
Forum: Rantidote 10 October 2017, 11:58 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
You don't need to reply all if only the person...

You don't need to reply all if only the person who sent the original email requires the information.
Forum: Rantidote 30 September 2017, 11:22 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
The fact that people are sad that something they...

The fact that people are sad that something they liked is going away soon doesn't mean those people are unaware that "nothing lasts forever" nor does it mean they need a "reality check".
Forum: Rantidote 29 September 2017, 04:50 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
United Kingdom There's a not all that old (probably late 1990s,...

There's a not all that old (probably late 1990s, I'm guessing) Land Rover Discovery parked in front of a house a few blocks from mine. It always has a drip pan under it.
Forum: Rantidote 25 September 2017, 05:02 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
I'm guessing that age requirement came about at a...

I'm guessing that age requirement came about at a time when it was not as common for cars to actually last 15 years. That said, it does seem like cars from the 1980s are getting to the point where...
Forum: Rantidote 24 September 2017, 11:14 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
I'm not old enough for that to happen yet, but I...

I'm not old enough for that to happen yet, but I have started noticing that cars that were new during my lifetime are now starting to be considered old and interesting and rare. I actually stopped...
Forum: Rantidote 23 September 2017, 10:35 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Being old doesn't necessarily make something...

Being old doesn't necessarily make something "vintage" or collectible. That old exercise bike from the 1980s isn't vintage, it's just an old outdated piece of exercise equipment no one wants.
Forum: Rantidote 12 September 2017, 11:10 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Sue said basically what I was thinking. I mean I...

Sue said basically what I was thinking. I mean I guess it's possible that he was rushing to help someone with some real emergency, but I think it's more probable that the guy simply fancies himself a...
Forum: Rantidote 12 September 2017, 04:43 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
The ironic thing is that he really didn't get to...

The ironic thing is that he really didn't get to his destination any faster than he would have if he'd been driving more sanely. The traffic in both lanes was going approximately the same speed, as...
Forum: Rantidote 12 September 2017, 05:49 AM
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Posted By WildaBeast
TYSHTTP: The left turn lane is not for...

TYSHTTP: The left turn lane is not for overtaking!

Seriously. On my way home from work today, as I was proceeding into an intersection at the same speed as the other traffic, some jerk in a...
Forum: Rantidote 07 September 2017, 09:07 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Driver There are some rural roads like that around here,...

There are some rural roads like that around here, too. Two lanes, no shoulder, and hilly terrain. The speed limit is 55, but on many sections I don't feel safe going that fast if I, say, can't see...
Forum: Rantidote 08 August 2017, 06:23 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
I supposed residents are more likely to ignore...

I supposed residents are more likely to ignore those signs because they're thinking "Well, how else am I supposed to get home?" (not that that excuses it). Which brings to mind something that might...
Forum: Rantidote 21 July 2017, 09:37 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Probably got you mixed up with mbravo. I too...

Probably got you mixed up with mbravo. I too often get the apple and strawberry avatars confused.
Forum: Rantidote 21 July 2017, 07:38 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
This isn't exactly the same thing, but I'm...

This isn't exactly the same thing, but I'm reminded of a "mixed use" development that was built in the early 2000s in the area where I grew up. The idea was that it was supposed to me modeled after...
Forum: Rantidote 20 July 2017, 07:41 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
I, for one, would consider being walking distance...

I, for one, would consider being walking distance from a shopping center to be a selling point.
Forum: Rantidote 17 July 2017, 04:55 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Dear other drivers, That vehicle...

Dear other drivers,

That vehicle outfitted like a police car but that says "demo vehicle" in big letters on it and does not contain the markings of any police department is not an actual police...
Forum: Rantidote 13 July 2017, 07:25 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
I can't decide if that's better or worse than the...

I can't decide if that's better or worse than the guy I sometimes carpooled with in high school who didn't start slowing down until the last possible second when approaching an intersection, at which...
Forum: Rantidote 12 July 2017, 11:30 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
The example that inspired my original post was on...

The example that inspired my original post was on the Gulf of Mexico.
Forum: Rantidote 10 July 2017, 09:06 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Of course in this specific case it would probably...

Of course in this specific case it would probably be, you know, Indian food. I'm sure some of those people who think vegetarian food is weird probably think Indian food is weird, too, but it would...
Forum: Rantidote 10 July 2017, 08:06 PM
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Views: 297,514
Posted By WildaBeast
Too late to edit my last post, but a second,...

Too late to edit my last post, but a second, unrelated TYSHTTP: Not being a vegetarian doesn't mean you have to eat meat every single meal. On another board there's a discussion about Air India...
Forum: Rantidote 10 July 2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
TYSHTTP: Just because the Constitution doesn't...

TYSHTTP: Just because the Constitution doesn't specifically mention [very specific thing] doesn't mean the government doesn't have the power to regulate that thing. It's covered under much broader...
Forum: Rantidote 27 June 2017, 04:41 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
TYSHTTP: When your plastic license plate cover...

TYSHTTP: When your plastic license plate cover gets so dirty and scratched up that a human in a car behind you struggles to read your license plate it's time to remove or replace it. I don't think...
Forum: Rantidote 23 June 2017, 04:21 AM
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Views: 297,514
Posted By WildaBeast
If you enjoy staying in Air BnB rentals when you...

If you enjoy staying in Air BnB rentals when you travel, but complain about your neighbor renting their house on Air BnB, well that's pretty much the definition of "not in my backyard".

Also,...
Forum: Rantidote 05 June 2017, 10:39 PM
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Posted By WildaBeast
Thing you shouldn't have to tell people who...

Thing you shouldn't have to tell people who design online stores: Having a small, low resolution image of the product on the main product page is fine, but when I click on that image it should open...
Forum: Rantidote 17 May 2017, 09:16 PM
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Views: 297,514
Posted By WildaBeast
I admit I was guilty of that once. Well not an...

I admit I was guilty of that once. Well not an escalator but a moving sidewalk at an airport. I got to the end and thought to myself "Wait, what gate was it again? Am I going the right way?" and...
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