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Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,517
Posted By Astra
No, involving squirrels would have been a massive...

No, involving squirrels would have been a massive improvement. I loved that song as a kid.
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,517
Posted By Astra
Junior year, I skipped a school wide invitation...

Junior year, I skipped a school wide invitation to what was supposed to be a drama type presentation on making good choices (like not driving drunk). I had an exam I needed to be present for and...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By Astra
Book about skepticism? Demon-Haunted World...

Book about skepticism?

Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
Forum: SLC 13 January 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 143,720
Posted By Astra
Dear vBulletin, I still don't know why you...

Dear vBulletin,

I still don't know why you started eating all my posts a few years ago, but I'm glad you stopped whatever it was and allowed me to log back in again now. It's kind of like coming...
Forum: SLC 09 January 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,122
Posted By Astra
I just saw the news on Facebook and was shocked....

I just saw the news on Facebook and was shocked. He'd added so many of us back in the day and was always a joy to chat with. It did make me feel a bit better to click the Snopes link in the comments...
Forum: Medical 03 November 2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 55,434
Posted By Astra
This reminds me I need to look into injection...

This reminds me I need to look into injection alternatives at some point. I quit getting the shots because every time I did, my arm reacted very badly. My body seems to dislike most things involving...
Forum: Questionable Quotes 17 July 2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 98,984
Posted By Astra
The quote has popped up several times recently on...

The quote has popped up several times recently on Reddit. It was attributed to Stephen King in a post here (http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/ipbpc/a_fine_summary/), but if you scroll down to...
Forum: Medical 15 May 2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 15,162
Posted By Astra
Borg Jack3d supplement causes false positive drug test results

I saw this being passed around Facebook. Supposedly military officials (I've heard Air Force and Army National Guard named) are advising soldiers to stop using this nutritional supplement sold by GNC...
Forum: Medical 11 May 2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,294
Posted By Astra
The CDC has a major study that should be...

The CDC has a major study that should be published soon. That should get interesting. Half the problem with Morgellons is that there really isn't any strong research on the topic. There are lots of...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 01 May 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,855
Posted By Astra
I constrained the search only to Google Groups...

I constrained the search only to Google Groups (USENET groups). Otherwise it counts web-based message boards for some reason and the associated post dates for those are way off. I limited the search...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 01 May 2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,855
Posted By Astra
I checked out Google's USENET archive. It would...

I checked out Google's USENET archive. It would appear that "NSFW" caught on in late 2001 and early 2002. The first use of "NSFW" in a Fark headline appears in September of 2001. "Not safe for work"...
Forum: Fauxtography 22 April 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,777
Posted By Astra
I have one of those in my inbox right now as a...

I have one of those in my inbox right now as a matter of fact, except it has my name on it and not Mr. Teel's.
Forum: Fauxtography 19 April 2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,806
Posted By Astra
I saw the same pictures a couple of years ago....

I saw the same pictures a couple of years ago. There was a little more information with my version of the pictures.

Old ULMB thread (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=21965)
Forum: Snopes Spotting 28 March 2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,702
Posted By Astra
They appear to have retitled the article to...

They appear to have retitled the article to "Think Twice Before Using Dryer Sheets in Your Own Dryer."

I've noticed a lot of criticism toward that particular Consumerist contributor regarding...
Forum: Fauxtography 02 February 2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,312
Posted By Astra
There are several large churches around downtown...

There are several large churches around downtown Indianapolis that have been bought and converted into condos. They look gorgeous, but they're way out of my price range.

Meridian Arch...
Forum: Disney 31 January 2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,914
Posted By Astra
Borg Hatbox ghost Wikipedia page...

Hatbox ghost Wikipedia page (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatbox_Ghost)
Doombuggies page (scroll down) (http://www.doombuggies.com/myths2.php)

He's a character from the original ride, a ghost...
Forum: Disney 30 January 2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,914
Posted By Astra
Oh, I love Doombuggies. The Haunted Mansion is my...

Oh, I love Doombuggies. The Haunted Mansion is my favorite ride in the park, and a couple of weeks ago I finally got to ride the Disneyland version for the first time.

On the same trip, I visited...
Forum: College 29 January 2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 29,072
Posted By Astra
Borg My college town tried something like this. The...

My college town tried something like this. The core reason if I remember right was a crackdown on illegal subleasing - they don't want someone renting a 3-bedroom house and then having 3 different...
Forum: Critter Country 24 January 2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 59,746
Posted By Astra
I recall hearing something about how long tails...

I recall hearing something about how long tails and ears were clipped to prevent them from being grabbed or bitten by the dog's prey, making the dog harder to fight off. Seems like it was mentioned...
Forum: Crime 21 January 2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,344
Posted By Astra
Forensic science has been a legitimate field long...

Forensic science has been a legitimate field long before CSI came to television. The International Association for Identification (http://theiai.org/history/) was founded back in 1915 and the...
Forum: Crime 20 January 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,344
Posted By Astra
The "CSI effect" is a totally different...

The "CSI effect" is a totally different phenomenon dealing with the expectations of jurors (and sometimes lawyers and law enforcement) regarding the capabilities of forensic science. A good example...
Forum: Disney 04 January 2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,914
Posted By Astra
Doombuggies.com...

Doombuggies.com (http://www.doombuggies.com/secrets_ballroom2.php) does state that the Disneyland Haunted Mansion is the movie prop and that replicas were made from the original. There are also...
Forum: SLC 20 December 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 391,591
Posted By Astra
Borg SatansHobbit: Oh that was just wrong! I laughed...

SatansHobbit: Oh that was just wrong! I laughed anyway.
JayTea: The dark side promised cookies. I'm thinking the Rebels have the better deal.
Forum: SLC 20 December 2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 391,591
Posted By Astra
Gutter Monkey: X-wing pilots, represent! I...

Gutter Monkey: X-wing pilots, represent!

I helped out with a toy drive at a local restaurant today, in costume. This is the end result:
...
Forum: Fauxtography 12 December 2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,370
Posted By Astra
Looks like it may have originated with the camera...

Looks like it may have originated with the camera manufacturer. This site (http://thinkmcflythink.squarespace.com/movie-news/2010/12/10/strange-humanoid-photo-surfaces-viral-marketing.html) has a...
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