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Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,780
Posted By Beachlife!
They still do in Indiana, Idaho and Washington...

They still do in Indiana, Idaho and Washington state. Its a law held over from the days of green stamps where it was technically possible to trade the stamps in for cash instead of catalog items.
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Forum: Business Bytes 09 August 2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By Beachlife!
The reason I like Uber and Lyft is that one...

The reason I like Uber and Lyft is that one doesn't have to stand around on a corner and hope a taxi comes by. Uber allows me to be certain I can get a ride to where I'm going from anywhere I might...
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 64,257
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't have air conditioning except in my...

I don't have air conditioning except in my bedroom. I installed that unit in June after going years without it altogether. I came home from a long weekend in Toronto and the house had been closed up...
Forum: Rantidote 05 August 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,437
Posted By Beachlife!
Years ago we had a contest, on these boards, to...

Years ago we had a contest, on these boards, to see who could get the most money selling a worthless item on ebay. I won with a collection of 10 aol cds, getting 17 cents. I believe snopes took...
Forum: Rantidote 05 August 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 89,437
Posted By Beachlife!
I spoiled my kids, we had a line for the internet...

I spoiled my kids, we had a line for the internet and a line for regular phone calls.
Forum: Rantidote 03 August 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 100,420
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't understand the assumption it must have...

I don't understand the assumption it must have come from someone who is super-rich.

I was in love with pumpkin flavoring as a kid. Pumpkin was my favorite ice-cream for the longest time, though...
Forum: SLC 03 August 2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 76,154
Posted By Beachlife!
I think it is referring to that game, which I...

I think it is referring to that game, which I usually associate with Ohio, involving tossing bean bags into a hole.
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 76,154
Posted By Beachlife!
I think that photography is way overdone in...

I think that photography is way overdone in weddings especially when it is not uncommon to spend an hour or more taking pictures between wedding and reception. In almost every case, few of these...
Forum: Book Corner 31 July 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,365
Posted By Beachlife!
I would think that it would almost certainly have...

I would think that it would almost certainly have a manual transmission. I also wouldn't think it would have had power steering being an inexpensive car built in the '60s.
Forum: Rantidote 31 July 2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 64,257
Posted By Beachlife!
I think most discussions of Fahrenheit 451 would...

I think most discussions of Fahrenheit 451 would be an example of that school in practice.
Forum: Book Corner 31 July 2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,365
Posted By Beachlife!
I was thinking that too. Climbing over the seat...

I was thinking that too. Climbing over the seat wasn't something I remember as a problem in any car when I was a child.
Forum: SLC 30 July 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 76,154
Posted By Beachlife!
I thought it was acute idea to question her post,...

I thought it was acute idea to question her post, sorry.
Forum: SLC 30 July 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 76,154
Posted By Beachlife!
Blue angle?...

Blue angle? (https://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-drawing-angle-blue-protractor-pencil-image19661993)
Forum: SLC 30 July 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,780
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger I spend a couple weeks each year living on a lake...

I spend a couple weeks each year living on a lake in northern Wisconsin. No television, very limited access to internet and such. We have indoor plumbing, but we spend so much time in the lake that...
Forum: Business Bytes 30 July 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm not a huge fan, but they are far better than...

I'm not a huge fan, but they are far better than some of the descriptions. I loved them as a child, but candy technology has made great leaps since then.
Forum: SLC 30 July 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,780
Posted By Beachlife!
Is hotel camping even a thing? There are two...

Is hotel camping even a thing?

There are two big differences between sleeping in a big RV and staying at hotels. The first is location. The second being that you don't have to pack and unpack each...
Forum: SLC 30 July 2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,780
Posted By Beachlife!
Maybe its because I'm getting old, but I don't...

Maybe its because I'm getting old, but I don't want to hear music 90% of the time I hear it.
Forum: SLC 29 July 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,780
Posted By Beachlife!
I've camped both in the rustic style and with...

I've camped both in the rustic style and with very nice RVs. Each has something to offer; They are very different things united by a single word.

Tent camping is great when there are no other...
Forum: SLC 27 July 2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,780
Posted By Beachlife!
Its not the kind of tent one would use in heavy...

Its not the kind of tent one would use in heavy snow or out in the real wilderness, but I would think that its just as good as most inexpensive tents are. The one experience I had with such a tent...
Forum: Moot Court 26 July 2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't agree with the student's viewpoint, but I...

I don't agree with the student's viewpoint, but I think that free speech so long as your views agree with one side of the issue is not free speech.
Forum: Crash and Burn 25 July 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By Beachlife!
According to this article: What we know about the...

According to this article: What we know about the Missouri duck boat disaster (https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/24/us/missouri-duck-boat-investigation/index.html)


The relatively large windows were...
Forum: SLC 24 July 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,850
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger As much as I know I've donated much of my hearing...

As much as I know I've donated much of my hearing to it, I love the sound of Indycars. Last year at the Belle Isle Grand Prix, in Detroit, I stayed at an old hotel right across the water from the...
Forum: Crash and Burn 24 July 2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By Beachlife!
They absolutely shouldn't have taken the boat in...

They absolutely shouldn't have taken the boat in the water, but the fact that they did led them further down the road of making the passengers think everything was safe until way too late in the...
Forum: Book Corner 24 July 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,365
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Agreed, I was born in Indianapolis in 1965. My...

Agreed, I was born in Indianapolis in 1965. My dad was present, but it was extremely rare at the time and only happened because my uncle was a doctor at that hospital.

My birth certificate, again...
Forum: Crash and Burn 23 July 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By Beachlife!
There were two boats out at the same time, the...

There were two boats out at the same time, the second boat was just ahead of the one that sank.

They had duck tours in Baltimore up until about 10 years ago when they closed because the employees...
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