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Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 158,976
Posted By DrRocket
That was my meaning. :)

That was my meaning. :)
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 158,976
Posted By DrRocket
Driver DOWN: Experienced a catastrophic tire blowout at...

DOWN: Experienced a catastrophic tire blowout at 65mph last Sunday evening. The tire pressure monitor quickly came on after I heard the "POW" and showed the pressure level descending very quickly. I...
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,638
Posted By DrRocket
LTTAM: Compressed air at gas stations you have to...

LTTAM: Compressed air at gas stations you have to pay for.

The first to do this in our area were the Super America stations. It started out as a quarter, then quickly went up to 50 cents. After...
Forum: SLC 11 September 2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 26,741
Posted By DrRocket
Visited the Pontiac/Oakland museum while in...

Visited the Pontiac/Oakland museum while in Pontiac, Illinois last Friday. If you're ever in the area, it's worth a visit. A very nice museum. Your typical county seat, with a county courthouse in...
Forum: Rantidote 11 September 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,753
Posted By DrRocket
Tantrum Hotels that have their "temperature guard" shower...

Hotels that have their "temperature guard" shower faucets (The ones that are supposed to protect you from being scalded by hot water.) turned down so low, that at best, you get a lukewarm shower.
Forum: SLC 22 August 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 26,741
Posted By DrRocket
Driver On my way into work today, I was passed by a...

On my way into work today, I was passed by a Maserati Ghibli. Really nice paint!

Then, in the opposite lanes, I spotted a 1948 Ford convertible.
Forum: SLC 20 August 2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 78,803
Posted By DrRocket
Chicken I read a piece in the local daily blab a couple...

I read a piece in the local daily blab a couple of years ago that said this is becoming a common thing.

Apparently raptors like the wide open vistas near major highways, as it offers them...
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,753
Posted By DrRocket
Read This! That's because they were clever. They noted that...

That's because they were clever. They noted that the world was supposed to end in 2012, and thought "Meh, let's not and save the gold!"
Forum: SLC 15 August 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 26,741
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Was it a green fastback???

Was it a green fastback???
Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 21,715
Posted By DrRocket
Read This! That would certainly be my first reaction.

That would certainly be my first reaction.
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 August 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,417
Posted By DrRocket
Works for me. Are we learning yet???

Works for me.

Are we learning yet???
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,417
Posted By DrRocket
I listen to that show all the time on Sirius XM...

I listen to that show all the time on Sirius XM Classic radio channel. It's a great show.

There's quite a bit of good drama and comedy on the channel.
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,417
Posted By DrRocket
Mel Gibson is Max. Sean Connery will always...

Mel Gibson is Max.

Sean Connery will always be James Bond to me.

Patrick Stewart will forever be Jean-Luc Picard http://message.snopes.com/images/icons/icon87.gif

And, need I say it?...
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 26,741
Posted By DrRocket
Driver Saw a 1969 Buick GS today. Buick's version of the...

Saw a 1969 Buick GS today. Buick's version of the SS/GTO/442. They're pretty rare compared to the other types, as they were somewhat more expensive when new. Hot Rod Magazine called them the...
Forum: SLC 26 July 2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 48,373
Posted By DrRocket
In May of 2017, the local daily blab posted an...

In May of 2017, the local daily blab posted an online story with the headline:

"Man exposing himself to I-35W motorists arrested after fighting with trooper."

Below that was a picture of 6 or 7...
Forum: SLC 24 July 2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By DrRocket
Driver You are right, they DO look similar to each...

You are right, they DO look similar to each other. DW sees virtually no difference between the two.

The way I explain it to non-fans is that the drive trains are quite a bit different, with F1...
Forum: SLC 24 July 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By DrRocket
Hamilton sure did pull the rabbit’s foot on that...

Hamilton sure did pull the rabbit’s foot on that one. Both on the stewards doing nothing about his pit road misstep, and Vettel hitting the tire wall. It was Vettel’s race to lose, and lose it he...
Forum: SLC 20 July 2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,870
Posted By DrRocket
I used to work in another building in another...

I used to work in another building in another division before moving where I am 10 years ago. They started on a program of replacing the standard cubicals with the low wall "open office" units, so my...
Forum: SLC 20 July 2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 26,741
Posted By DrRocket
Driver I've had the occasion over my lifetime to drive a...

I've had the occasion over my lifetime to drive a couple of type 2s. It's the only vehicle I've ever driven that scared the snot out of me. They are death traps.

One of them belonged to my aunt....
Forum: Rantidote 20 July 2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,753
Posted By DrRocket
I don't know why, but for some reason, the term...

I don't know why, but for some reason, the term "empower" drives me nuts.
Forum: Crash and Burn 12 July 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,408
Posted By DrRocket
Well, I'll be. The plane was repaired, and...

Well, I'll be. The plane was repaired, and returned to service in March of 2016.



I was flat wrong about that.

The captain got dinged for not following the evacuation checklist, which led...
Forum: Rantidote 03 July 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 115,755
Posted By DrRocket
May I hereby call for a ban on theaters selling...

May I hereby call for a ban on theaters selling anything packaged in brittle cellophane? And also, call for a ban on anyone "digging" into said package of cellophane when going after another piece of...
Forum: SLC 22 June 2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 26,741
Posted By DrRocket
It is now possible to build a brand new 1966...

It is now possible to build a brand new 1966 Mustang fastback entirely from parts you can order new, including the body itself. A company offers one, and includes a VIN tag so you can legally...
Forum: SLC 21 June 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,018
Posted By DrRocket
Bacon Order the small fries. Trust me, there's more...

Order the small fries. Trust me, there's more than enough for DW and me. Also, their BLT is pretty good!
Forum: Wild Kingdom 21 June 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,067
Posted By DrRocket
Deepest sympathies Darth.:( Sounds like you...

Deepest sympathies Darth.:(

Sounds like you did everything you could, so I echo Erwin's thoughts.
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