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Forum: SLC 23 January 2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Fight When I was in high school we had a short, stocky,...

When I was in high school we had a short, stocky, soft-spoken, "everybody's friend" principal, Mr. A--.

Well one day two senior boys got into a big fight in one of the halls, and Mr. A-- grabbed...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 22 January 2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
I can't get the tweet to embed properly. The link...

I can't get the tweet to embed properly. The link works, though...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 22 January 2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Dog A tale of adorableness in three pictures...

I saw this on Twitter today...

i'm begging you to look at this pic.twitter.com/lh1k7NmEgN (https://t.co/lh1k7NmEgN)
Tweet Like A Girl (@TweetLikeAGirI) July 17, 2017...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 January 2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 227,143
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Yup! Those books are no longer "canon," but...

Yup!

Those books are no longer "canon," but that, too, is irrelevant. Everything rendered non-canon by the Disney buyout has the potential to be re-introduced at a later date in whatever capacity...
Forum: SLC 22 January 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 133,159
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Roll eyes Dear "Apple Support," Thank you so much for...

Dear "Apple Support,"

Thank you so much for the email telling me that my iCloud has been locked for security purposes. It's reassuring to know that if someone tries to brute force their way into...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 January 2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Captured!! <iframe width="560" height="315"...

Captured!!

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Isvqg90LhqM" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: SLC 19 January 2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Dot and the Red Kangaroo. And yes, the Bunyip...

Dot and the Red Kangaroo. And yes, the Bunyip song is terrifying.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WtrYO-Mog60" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media"...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
That was probably The Power of Kroll.

That was probably The Power of Kroll.
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
I just watched this again for the first time in...

I just watched this again for the first time in over 40 years, and... THEY NEVER DID TURN OFF THE MACHINE! AAAAAUUUGGGH! (Runs and hides...) :lol:

This little bit of retrospection highlighted...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Yeah it was one of three or so movies that they...

Yeah it was one of three or so movies that they showed in rotation when I was in kindergarten and 1st grade or so. This was... errr... 1974-5?

They were the Homer Price movie, the Legend of Sleepy...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
I also remember being utterly terrified of this...

I also remember being utterly terrified of this movie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXeYNmqp8X4

Homer Price and the Doughnut Machine. For some reason, when the machine goes haywire and won't...
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
That's a kind of dread that can even affect an...

That's a kind of dread that can even affect an adult.

They did something similar with the original Wasp in Ant-Man.
Forum: SLC 18 January 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Icon18 Scenes in TV and movies that affected you as a child

I saw a similar discussion on Patton Oswalt's Twitter, and thought it would make for an interesting topic here.

Is there a scene from a TV show or a movie that terrified you as a child that stuck...
Forum: SLC 17 January 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
You can track gritters in Scotland and they have incredible names

http://mashable.com/2018/01/17/scottish-gritter-tracker-names

http://scotgov.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=2de764a9303848ffb9a4cac0bd0b1aab

You've got to zoom in a bit on the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 January 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Linger stuck with me and made me a fan because,...

Linger stuck with me and made me a fan because, truth be told, I'd just come out of an abusive 2-year relationship that was rather a lot like what the song describes. Lies, cheating, the works, and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 January 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 82,664
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
I knew a few of last week's answers, but forgot...

I knew a few of last week's answers, but forgot to post! I read them on my phone, but didn't post because it's a pain to get the formatting right to hide my answers, then forgot to get on my computer...
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 January 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Icon06 The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46

https://www.snopes.com/2018/01/15/singer-cranberries-dies-46/


I was a big fan of this band from almost the first note of Linger back in the 90s. Far too young... :(
Forum: SLC 15 January 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 15,179
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Icon106 Tolkien did explain a bit about what Tom...

Tolkien did explain a bit about what Tom Bombadil's role in the story was:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Bombadil#Concept_and_creation
Forum: SLC 13 January 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 135,709
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
The problem isn't just getting rid of the current...

The problem isn't just getting rid of the current president.

We succeed at getting rid of him, we get President Pence, who's just as awful as Trumplethinskin, but is smart and competent.

We...
Forum: Fun House 13 January 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
One like this might be more appropriate: ...

One like this might be more appropriate:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/jnrg/?srp=1
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 January 2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Hello Kitty These rusty-spotted cats are the smallest in the world!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/42621515
Forum: SLC 12 January 2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,399
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Rodents of unusual size? I don't think they...

Rodents of unusual size? I don't think they exist.

(Is immediately tackled by an ROUS).
Forum: Wild Kingdom 11 January 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 91,633
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Bonsai Kitten The one on the bottom left is what I call a...

The one on the bottom left is what I call a Creamsicle kitty. Orange on the outside and white in the middle. :lol:
Forum: SLC 11 January 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,399
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Great to see all these long-lost posters again!...

Great to see all these long-lost posters again! :D



Tell him to pop in sometime, too!
Forum: SLC 11 January 2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,399
Posted By TallGeekyGirl
Trish if the links to the Kitten Academy stream...

Trish if the links to the Kitten Academy stream aren't working in the thread, just go to YouTube and look up Kitten Academy. Lots of adrorableness there!
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