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Forum: Police Blotter 24 February 2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,717
Posted By UEL
United States It's annoying how people are willing to blame the...

It's annoying how people are willing to blame the massacre in Florida on anything but the elephant in the room. All right, I'm game!

It's not that God has been taken out of the schools. It is...
Forum: SLC 23 February 2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,358
Posted By UEL
Baseball I put this in Twitter, but I'm proud of it, so...

I put this in Twitter, but I'm proud of it, so I'm going to share it here.



:D
Forum: Police Blotter 23 February 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,717
Posted By UEL
Baseball I have several issues with the "arm the teacher"...

I have several issues with the "arm the teacher" thinking:

1. before the army puts me in harm's way, I have to do extensive training and testing before I leave Canada. Once in theatre, I have to...
Forum: Rantidote 20 February 2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,255
Posted By UEL
Baseball I tried that. It is better but the pad is so...

I tried that. It is better but the pad is so sensitive that even through the paper it will still register the presence of my hand.

I contacted our network guy and he said "bring it on up and I'll...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,701
Posted By UEL
Baseball They are all over the city in Ottawa (at least...

They are all over the city in Ottawa (at least south end). It is for those not so busy side streets where the traffic cycles are timed. If there is no traffic from those side streets, then the main...
Forum: Rantidote 20 February 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,255
Posted By UEL
Baseball I am currently travelling for work. My work...

I am currently travelling for work. My work laptop has a touchpad. It s next to (and dare I say touches) the space bar. So every fifth to ninth word the cursor goes flying off to wherever the...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,701
Posted By UEL
Baseball Interesting. Did you offer them a blessing? ...

Interesting. Did you offer them a blessing?

ETA: krap. That's what I get for stopping to do Tuesday Trivia before answering.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 February 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,454
Posted By UEL
Baseball 2 for 7 this week. No chance on my guesses even.

1. Barrels?

2. Only author from that era I can think of is John Steinbeck.

3. I don't know any NBA coaches. When did Michael Jordan take up coaching. I'm going with him.

4. It's not Quahog....
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Posted By UEL
Baseball OK, a US military protocol question. I heard...

OK, a US military protocol question.

I heard about the furor over Fergie's performance of the Star Spangled Banner at the NBA All-Star Game. One of my favourite bands, the Barenaked Ladies, sand...
Forum: Rantidote 19 February 2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,499
Posted By UEL
Baseball I buy almost all my music on CD. But for...

I buy almost all my music on CD.

But for iTunes, I keep updating in the hope that some of my gripes and feedback will be acknowledged and corrected. I should have kept iTunes 10.2.

But, I'm...
Forum: Police Blotter 19 February 2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,717
Posted By UEL
United States I conducted a little research on Wikipedia on...

I conducted a little research on Wikipedia on school shootings. They have a good definition that they applied to the article about the definition of a school shooting, but it included some casualty...
Forum: Social Studies 17 February 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By UEL
Baseball I would submit that because his clothes are...

I would submit that because his clothes are always so loud that no one can remember what he was wearing yesterday.

Certainly nothing more than a "loud suit".
Forum: SLC 17 February 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By UEL
Baseball I love the imagery Brad. My visual example...

I love the imagery Brad.

My visual example is something else. At work I love the developing of concepts, the bringing out of my head the thoughts and visions I have, how after a day's work where...
Forum: Police Blotter 16 February 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,717
Posted By UEL
Baseball Fair enough. 18 is being reported all over the...

Fair enough. 18 is being reported all over the place, so I thought it was vetted.

A dozen makes it all better! [aimed at gun culture, not at anyone on this board]
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,717
Posted By UEL
United States Not quite. It is the 18th school shooting. ...

Not quite. It is the 18th school shooting.

It is the 30th mass shooting.

http://metro.co.uk/2018/02/15/many-mass-shootings-america-2018-7314649/
Forum: SLC 15 February 2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By UEL
Baseball You, my friend, are completely the opposite of...

You, my friend, are completely the opposite of me. Whether it is a technical write, briefing note, manual or my dabbling in fiction, I love creating first drafts. I hate editing them.

I'm glad...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 February 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,454
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Norway and Sweden 2. Knight? could be...

1. Norway and Sweden

2. Knight? could be confused with King maybe

3. Gilbert and Sullivan, only names I can think of

4. Cat. It's easy to own six or seven. Dogs are much more work

5....
Forum: SLC 14 February 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Posted By UEL
Baseball The history pedant in me is coming out. ...

The history pedant in me is coming out.

"They realized after the War of 1812 that they weren't going to get their colonies back..." - the war was never about that. It was nominally started over...
Forum: Moot Court 12 February 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,378
Posted By UEL
Baseball I listened to a new article describing the...

I listened to a new article describing the efforts of the organiser of the Expo Rick Thiessen. Thiessen is the guy who finally dropped the hammer on this goofball's attendance. Thiessen, when he...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Posted By UEL
Baseball Just to add a data point, growing up, we called...

Just to add a data point, growing up, we called them "button up shirts" but moving out west as a teen they were called "button down" shirts.

It may be a regional thing north of 49.
Forum: SLC 10 February 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 29,271
Posted By UEL
Baseball I know a lot of people that lease cars and...

I know a lot of people that lease cars and exchange them annually, or at least every 2 years.

And not all of these people are business people that get the benefit of claiming expenses.

ETA:...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 February 2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 239,924
Posted By UEL
Baseball My parents had a black Lab named Skid that had a...

My parents had a black Lab named Skid that had a bump on his head like that.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,744
Posted By UEL
Baseball White hoods aren't army. They are boosters. ...

White hoods aren't army. They are boosters.

This is his army!!!!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,744
Posted By UEL
Baseball I see Trump's Army is getting ready for the...

I see Trump's Army is getting ready for the parade. Gotta get practice in early.

http://www.mikelynaugh.com/VirtualCivilWar/RemeberanceDay2003/Images/IMG_4587.jpg
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 February 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 96,454
Posted By UEL
Baseball I had physics stuck on my brain, and I know that...

I had physics stuck on my brain, and I know that there were nuclear incidents in many of those countries. But I knew that it was a broad shot in the dark.

As for USSR vs Russia vs Ukraine, I was...
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