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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 April 2017, 08:33 PM
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Views: 192,824
Posted By stalker
Do you know what the first letter of the farther...

Do you know what the first letter of the farther three (current) planets in the Solar System spell out in order?
SUN: Saturn, Uranus, Neptune. So there's a Sun at the center, and a SUN at the outer...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 July 2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 307,621
Posted By stalker
Pretty sure they're Australian, which would make...

Pretty sure they're Australian, which would make the answer Greg Norman.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 July 2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 307,621
Posted By stalker
I know Kevin Spacey was director of the old vic,...

I know Kevin Spacey was director of the old vic, but not sure about the role.
Forum: Social Studies 26 May 2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 62,251
Posted By stalker
Cheryl's birthday puzzle part two

Remember the Albert, Bernard and Cheryl problem – also known as the Cheryl’s birthday problem? It exploded across the internet last month, becoming the most discussed logic puzzle of recent years.
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 April 2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 477,835
Posted By stalker
It is wrong, but you've inspired me to realise...

It is wrong, but you've inspired me to realise what the answer probably is!
There's a band called Alt-J who I saw at Coachella a couple of years ago.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 477,835
Posted By stalker
Abysinia (at least, I believe that's what they...

Abysinia (at least, I believe that's what they were called at the time of losing the rematch. They did become Ethiopia after that time. I'm not sure whether they changed names multiple times, though)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 October 2014, 02:00 PM
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Views: 477,835
Posted By stalker
Pour the tea

Pour the tea
Forum: SLC 14 October 2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Yep! Totally agree. Finally the temperatures have...

Yep! Totally agree. Finally the temperatures have dropped here, so I managed to get out there and see what my summer training has done for me.

My goal for the year was to run a 5k in under 21:43...
Forum: SLC 14 July 2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Yeah, Vegas is arid most of the year, but...

Yeah, Vegas is arid most of the year, but July-August time is monsoon season. There have been quite a few storms over the last few weeks. It doesn't sound like extreme humidity, but 40-50% in 100+...
Forum: SLC 14 July 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
That's just as good :) ATNM: 16 pounds down...

That's just as good :)

ATNM: 16 pounds down in two weeks is a lot! I guess it's not like your 70 pounds in one week last year though :)

I'm enduring the heat and humidity here in Vegas. Unlike...
Forum: Amusement Bark 26 June 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 35,063
Posted By stalker
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been suspended...

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been suspended from all football-related activity for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

The Liverpool player, 27, has also been banned for...
Forum: Amusement Bark 26 June 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 35,063
Posted By stalker
On the video that you posted, it shows the same...

On the video that you posted, it shows the same angle at around 23 seconds too :p

I believe it was intentional. Sio wasn't going anywhere near the path of the ball. He knows he can't make it, so...
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 June 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 35,063
Posted By stalker
I'm not sure if it's the same replay, but if you...

I'm not sure if it's the same replay, but if you look at the one from the front here (starting around 23 seconds):...
Forum: Amusement Bark 25 June 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 35,063
Posted By stalker
The Greek player was attempting to kick the ball,...

The Greek player was attempting to kick the ball, and the Ivory Coast player deliberately clipped his leg on the way through. That touch was what made him kick the ground instead of the ball. A...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 June 2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,689
Posted By stalker
The BBC article has now updated to confirm that...

The BBC article has now updated to confirm that it's five dead (two police officers, one bystander, and the two killers).

I wonder why they killed the bystander. It sounds like they had the...
Forum: Police Blotter 08 June 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,689
Posted By stalker
3 unconfirmed deaths inside Walmart in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- It appears that at least three people have been killed in a mass shooting inside Walmart at North Nellis and Stewart today.

A News 3 photographer saw three body bags being brought out...
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 May 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,678
Posted By stalker
I go for the best (to me) of both worlds and use...

I go for the best (to me) of both worlds and use the IdeaVim plugin in IntelliJ. It gives me most of the useful vi editing shortcuts, within the bounds of an IDE.
Forum: SLC 06 May 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Welcome back, Embra! Injuries are so frustrating!...

Welcome back, Embra! Injuries are so frustrating! I'm glad you've found something else to do. I've had about a month per year off for the just under two years I've been running. Both knee related....
Forum: SLC 14 April 2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Congratulations! We've all started somewhere like...

Congratulations! We've all started somewhere like that! It's still less than two years ago that I couldn't run a 5k.

With my goal, a couple of months ago I did another 5k. It was called the "Fat...
Forum: SLC 19 January 2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Reporter We're a bit into the year, so what are your...

We're a bit into the year, so what are your exercise and/or weight goals this year?

I've been running for about 20 months now, and both years so far I've managed to injure myself towards the end...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 December 2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 438,987
Posted By stalker
I'm not sure about the "less prominently" part of...

I'm not sure about the "less prominently" part of that though. Having recently seen it on HBO (spoilers) two of the most prominent murders in the film are of the police guarding the cage he escapes...
Forum: SLC 02 October 2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Physiologically, it should feel much better for...

Physiologically, it should feel much better for your body, so you shouldn't have much of an issue with it. Good luck with the transition. I ran my first 10k in January, and had a negative split in a...
Forum: SLC 16 September 2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Magdalene, I'd guess that the increase in protein...

Magdalene, I'd guess that the increase in protein may be the more likely culprit than the stopping the diet sodas. The protein is supposed to make you feel fuller, longer. I drink diet sodas, and...
Forum: SLC 08 September 2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 211,299
Posted By stalker
Congrats wanderwoman! That's similar to the way I...

Congrats wanderwoman! That's similar to the way I did it. When I actively started to lose, I initially set my target of a 10lb loss at a rate of half a pound a week. I wanted something that was...
Forum: SLC 05 August 2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,961
Posted By stalker
It's Brown Trousers time once again. Hopefully...

It's Brown Trousers time once again. Hopefully they'll have a better showing than last year.

Thanks for setting it up, DAnnino!
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