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Forum: Glurge Gallery 21 November 2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,947
Posted By RivkahChaya
Wow. That is so, so wrong. I can't recall ever...

Wow. That is so, so wrong. I can't recall ever seeing that. I guess I was really lucky.
Forum: Urban Legends 20 November 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,684
Posted By RivkahChaya
Of course not. That was what I was trying to say....

Of course not. That was what I was trying to say. You can stick your painting behind an AC vent, then tell everyone "I have a painting in the National Gallery." Technically, yes, but you are being...
Forum: Urban Legends 20 November 2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,684
Posted By RivkahChaya
Anyone else seen the movie How to Steal a Million?

Anyone else seen the movie How to Steal a Million?
Forum: Urban Legends 20 November 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,684
Posted By RivkahChaya
That's probably part of the UL, because "not...

That's probably part of the UL, because "not selling" is somehow equal to "not getting rid of at all." I mean, the point is, that the National Gallery doesn't periodically have white elephant sales. ...
Forum: Urban Legends 20 November 2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,684
Posted By RivkahChaya
The OP isn't looking for a debunking; he or she...

The OP isn't looking for a debunking; he or she already knows that this is wrong (I'm not sure why snopes included an eyeroll, unless it's for the rambling quality of the email). This just sounds...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 November 2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 467,585
Posted By RivkahChaya
Well, we don't really have a "self-deprecating...

Well, we don't really have a "self-deprecating humor" smiley. Will this do --> ;)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 November 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 467,585
Posted By RivkahChaya
Oh, whatever. Details, shmetails.

Oh, whatever. Details, shmetails.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 November 2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 467,585
Posted By RivkahChaya
Technically, she was executed. Or, I suppose if...

Technically, she was executed. Or, I suppose if you were a royalist, you could say assassinated. Also, her last name was not "Antoinette." She was Christened "Mary Antionia Josephina Johanna," of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 November 2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 467,585
Posted By RivkahChaya
If there is a Michael Vick curse, I will be very...

If there is a Michael Vick curse, I will be very happy. Can Pit Bulls put curses on people?

ETA: Armand Hammer died in 1990. Does he have a grandson, or something? Although, that's really not so...
Forum: History 12 November 2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,803
Posted By RivkahChaya
IANAD, but I think that laser tattoo removal is...

IANAD, but I think that laser tattoo removal is pretty much laser pigment removal. It bleaches anything there, including the original pigment. Which I guess is why it isn't a solution for port wine...
Forum: History 12 November 2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,803
Posted By RivkahChaya
It was a long time ago. There aren't many...

It was a long time ago. There aren't many survivors left with tattoos, and at this point, probably don't care. Back when there were lots of people who had them still around, the laser tattoo removal...
Forum: History 11 November 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,803
Posted By RivkahChaya
"Yes. A guy I used to know back in Germany. The...

"Yes. A guy I used to know back in Germany. The local exchange changed after the war, though, and now I can't get ahold of him. Drives me nuts."
Forum: Glurge Gallery 10 November 2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,947
Posted By RivkahChaya
Well, I was speaking metaphorically when I was...

Well, I was speaking metaphorically when I was talking about playing a game that one person hasn't consented to play, but I'm just now reminded of a Calvin and Hobbes cartoon, where Calvin is...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 10 November 2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,947
Posted By RivkahChaya
I wrote about the one situation I knew of, where...

I wrote about the one situation I knew of, where I saw a preschooler headed for trouble, and a mother with her head in the sand. I think that kid, and maybe the whole family, need counselling.

I...
Forum: Crime 09 November 2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 87,060
Posted By RivkahChaya
Anyone else watching (or watched) Whitechapel?...

Anyone else watching (or watched) Whitechapel? It's a British show, and I guess from a few years ago, but it just started airing here, and I just caught the first two episodes On Demand.

I'm...
Forum: Crime 09 November 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 87,060
Posted By RivkahChaya
The Jewish thing has to do with the fact that...

The Jewish thing has to do with the fact that there was a witness named something really obviously Jewish, like Lepinsky, or Lewinsky (I'd have to look it up to find out exactly what the name was,...
Forum: Crime 09 November 2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 87,060
Posted By RivkahChaya
I've seen only "Montague John Druitt." The...

I've seen only "Montague John Druitt." The primary evidence for his being JTR was the fact that the murders stopped.

Basically, what happened, according to the memoirs of a police detective who...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 08 November 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,947
Posted By RivkahChaya
I've worked in schools, in high schools,...

I've worked in schools, in high schools, preschools, and elementary schools, and I want to chime in that bullying isn't just one thing.

When a child treats another child badly, it isn't always for...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 08 November 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,947
Posted By RivkahChaya
If I remember correctly, there are usually a...

If I remember correctly, there are usually a couple of really popular charasmatic kids who are genuinely nice, which is how they got to be so popular. Everyone like them, and is vying for the number...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 08 November 2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,947
Posted By RivkahChaya
I was a kid who potentially could have been...

I was a kid who potentially could have been really socially awkward, but I had a cousin who was a little older, who had really brilliant social skills, and used to give me a gentle nudge...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 November 2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 36,905
Posted By RivkahChaya
If this is the answer, I'm going to feel like a...

If this is the answer, I'm going to feel like a real bonehead:

Made up creatures?


ETA: Do I get to post one, if that's right?
Forum: Rantidote 06 November 2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 475,879
Posted By RivkahChaya
Oh, you don't have to defend yourself. I know I'm...

Oh, you don't have to defend yourself. I know I'm being silly. Besides, while I can taste the difference between cheap bakery stuff and homemade, I can't really tell the difference between homemade...
Forum: History 06 November 2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,803
Posted By RivkahChaya
I'm voting "made-up," just because if you don't...

I'm voting "made-up," just because if you don't know what the tattoo is, you won't necessarily know that it's even numbers. Some were on inside forearms, where they wouldn't be very visible, and...
Forum: Rantidote 06 November 2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 475,879
Posted By RivkahChaya
Ah, I do the same thing too, sometimes. Once, I...

Ah, I do the same thing too, sometimes. Once, I heard myself start to complain about the fact that the boxed cake mixes and jars of icing were in the section of the store with the "real" baking...
Forum: Horrors 06 November 2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 69,078
Posted By RivkahChaya
No, it's not. Especially as a lot of problems...

No, it's not. Especially as a lot of problems like that show up at the beginning of puberty-- I mean, they've always been there, but hormone changes, metabolic changes, and changes in growth, as well...
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