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Forum: Rantidote 23 February 2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,339
Glasses Looking back over my post, it's much more...

Looking back over my post, it's much more confusing than I intended--although the resulting discussion has been interesting.

I think what she was (pretending to be) asking was either whether the...
Forum: Rantidote 23 February 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,339
Glasses I actually got my gumption up, and the last time...

I actually got my gumption up, and the last time someone said "is that all you're going to eat?" I said "that's a very rude question."

She said she was only asking because she wanted to know...
Forum: SLC 23 February 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,358
Glasses We had about 1/4 inch of snow yesterday, and the...

We had about 1/4 inch of snow yesterday, and the high on my front porch was only 30F. Walking around the neighborhood this morning, you could tell who hadn't moved their cars, and who had bushes that...
Forum: SLC 23 February 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Glasses The cliche says fizzy drink, or lemonade. At...

The cliche says fizzy drink, or lemonade. At least, the cliche I'm most familiar with.

Seaboe
Forum: Rantidote 23 February 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,499
Glasses Is there a story behind this? It sounds like...

Is there a story behind this? It sounds like there should be.


Congratulations! I hope you find it easier than you expect to make it last.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 22 February 2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 206,672
Glasses I received my bonus today, and it's 25% more than...

I received my bonus today, and it's 25% more than my rough calculations said it would be. <label for="rb_iconid_46">http://message.snopes.com/images/icons/icon99.gif </label>It's almost enough to pay...
Forum: Rantidote 22 February 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 234,528
Glasses I can tell how enthusiastic one of my attorneys...

I can tell how enthusiastic one of my attorneys is by how hard he hits the keys. When he's really getting into it, it sounds as if he's using a manual typewriter.

Seaboe
Forum: Technical Questions 22 February 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,203
Glasses Have you tried complaining about lack of...

Have you tried complaining about lack of attention to technical issues on the bulletin board on the facebook page? I sometimes think snopes and crew pay more attention to that than they do to this.
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Forum: SLC 22 February 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 145,821
Glasses So effing what? If people didn't violate the...

So effing what? If people didn't violate the laws, the city wouldn't make money. Why shouldn't the city make something from violations of the traffic laws? Why is it so horrible to try and force...
Forum: Rantidote 22 February 2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,339
Glasses This is The World's Slowest Elevator (TM...

This is The World's Slowest Elevator (TM pending), and is the only passenger elevator in the building (apparently there are actually two, but the other is a) not working right now and 2) in a part of...
Forum: Rantidote 22 February 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,499
Glasses When I am filling in electronic forms and am...

When I am filling in electronic forms and am presented with a demand for a phone number I do not wish to give (like Esprise Me's second number above), I put down (area code) 555-1212.

I don't...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 February 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Glasses So he was rich (saying he wasn't is nonsense),...

So he was rich (saying he wasn't is nonsense), but he turned down opportunities to be even richer.

From discussion above, he seems to have been quietly (and not so quietly) intolerant in many...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 February 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Glasses This is a serious question--If Graham was better...

This is a serious question--If Graham was better than the others who were "only in it for the money", where did he get his money, and where did it go? I.e., are there charitable institutions you can...
Forum: SLC 22 February 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 206,672
Glasses I have the first 40 books in the Executioner...

I have the first 40 books in the Executioner series, myself. I deliberately stopped there (IIRC, it's the point at which Don Pendleton bowed out completely). I got rid of the two random books I had...
Forum: Rantidote 22 February 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,339
Glasses Magdalene, is that all the same person? A...

Magdalene, is that all the same person?

A thing I think YSHTTP: If it's early morning, and you're riding the elevator to the 4th or 5th floors (of 5 floors), send it back down to the lobby when...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 February 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Glasses Well, given that his family has no way to know...

Well, given that his family has no way to know about crocoduck's post, and decades ago might mean he was 79 instead of 99, I don't think it would be harsh for his surviving family.

Seaboe
Forum: SLC 21 February 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 206,672
Glasses Men's adventure series often have hundreds of...

Men's adventure series often have hundreds of books in their series. Maybe that's what Crius is reading.

I have a friend who keeps an eye out for mysteries for me, when I'm trying to collect books...
Forum: SLC 21 February 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Glasses It was 19 degrees fahrenheit on my front porch...

It was 19 degrees fahrenheit on my front porch this morning, and it took me 6 tries to start my truck (it has an undiagnosed issue with starting when it's cold). While I was driving in my very cold...
Forum: SLC 21 February 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,358
Glasses I've given up cheese on my breakfast sandwich...

I've given up cheese on my breakfast sandwich this week, as a means of trying to determine whether this persistent, very mild tummy ache is related to lactose (I see the dr. tomorrow). I never...
Forum: Rantidote 20 February 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,255
Glasses I like the idea of the Curse of Oak Island much...

I like the idea of the Curse of Oak Island much better than I like watching it. That said, there is no way the treasure (if, indeed, it exists) can be more valuable than the money that has been spent...
Forum: Rantidote 20 February 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,339
Glasses Actually, Dawn, there was. In many states, if you...

Actually, Dawn, there was. In many states, if you are in the lane adjacent to the stopped cop car, the speed limit drops to 20 in that lane. Even where it doesn't, there may be debris in the road...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,358
Glasses I think the answer varies widely, depending on...

I think the answer varies widely, depending on the subject. Breastfeeding, IMO, is one that needs constant reinforcement, because society has such a hyperfocus on breasts as sexual attraction organs...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 February 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,454
Glasses Rods, I think.[/i]Hmmm. I feel as if I should...

Rods, I think.[/i]Hmmm. I feel as if I should know this, but I don't. I'm going to say Hemingway, because that's the first name that popped into my head who was writing in 1955.[/i]Sports question! I...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Glasses "Mean is funny" has been a trend for a lot longer...

"Mean is funny" has been a trend for a lot longer than a few years; look at the Three Stooges. As far as I'm concerned, it creeps a few nanometers past "humiliation is funny" as the worst form (and...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,358
Glasses Easter's a Sunday. Nothing picturesque goes...

Easter's a Sunday. Nothing picturesque goes 'splody on Sundays.

I need to hem the sleeves, and make the petticoat that shows. Then The Dress is on hold until I get some other parts of the costume...
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