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Forum: Police Blotter 25 September 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,613
Posted By thorny locust
That makes sense. However, I was thinking...

That makes sense.

However, I was thinking more in terms of the police department's responsibility to both its members and the general public: in that, if they really are putting armed police out...
Forum: SLC 25 September 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 93,523
Posted By thorny locust
Hi, Morning!

Hi, Morning!
Forum: Rantidote 25 September 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By thorny locust
Oh, those look good! -- Part of me actually...

Oh, those look good!

-- Part of me actually likes the community sense of everyone, or at least everyone who can, going in to vote at the same locations as a lot of other people, all on the same...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 September 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,613
Posted By thorny locust
IMO, how many hours she'd been working that week,...

IMO, how many hours she'd been working that week, and whether she'd been on the same shift for at least several weeks or had recently been moved to a different shift, are also relevant.
Forum: Rantidote 24 September 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By thorny locust
True. But I don't think most of the rest of the...

True. But I don't think most of the rest of the world has a crucial election coming up in six weeks; and I think not everyplace has complicated voting eligibility rules in which depending on what...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
No, that's a significant distinction; not...

No, that's a significant distinction; not hairsplitting at all. As long as it was clear in Chrome that telling it to stop saving passwords into your account in the future was different from telling...
Forum: Rantidote 24 September 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By thorny locust
November. November. November. November. All...

November. November. November. November.

All you USA snopesters have checked that you're registered to vote, yes? if the postcard says "return me" (mine doesn't) you returned it? if there isn't any...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
Had you used your snopes password on the...

Had you used your snopes password on the chromebook before you lost the password, though?

If so, I withdraw my grumble. If not, I don't see how the chromebook got the password in the first place,...
Forum: SLC 24 September 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
Does that mean that Google was saving all your...

Does that mean that Google was saving all your passwords all along even though you'd told it not to?

While I'm really glad it got you back on the boards, that sounds like a screaming huge...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 September 2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By thorny locust
Ah. Comment period isn't open yet, but there will...

Ah. Comment period isn't open yet, but there will be one (https://www.dhs.gov/publication/proposed-rule-inadmissibility-public-charge-grounds).



The date when they're going to publish it, and...
Forum: SLC 23 September 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
That . . . seems very strange to me; but then,...

That . . . seems very strange to me; but then, I'm not much of a computer person. If your old laptop didn't know the password, how could the new one get it?

Anyway, I'm glad you're here.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,863
Posted By thorny locust
A very good point. Don't silence Keller....

A very good point.

Don't silence Keller. Teach why she said what she did; and why and where she was wrong. It wasn't only Keller, after all; a lot of people made that same mistake for similar...
Forum: SLC 23 September 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
-- well, maybe not. Apparently Lainie recovered...

-- well, maybe not. Apparently Lainie recovered their password by other means.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By thorny locust
I don't know, ASL; but "public comment period",...

I don't know, ASL; but "public comment period", IME, generally goes along with a formal process to submit such comments.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By thorny locust
New Trump rule would deny green cards to immigrants who took food stamps, Medicaid

Article here (https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/trump-admin-rule-would-deny-visas-green-cards-immigrants-who-n910791).



The article doesn't seem to include a link to wherever the...
Forum: SLC 23 September 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
Maybe it worked. Lainie just posted over in...

Maybe it worked. Lainie just posted over in Commercials You Like.

ETA: now Karyn, please? and let them know?
Forum: Amusement Bark 23 September 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 532,497
Posted By thorny locust
Lainie! Hi, Lainie!

Lainie! Hi, Lainie!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,863
Posted By thorny locust
It's really really easy with 20-20 hindsight,...

It's really really easy with 20-20 hindsight, yes.

Plenty of people with brains had hopes that the Russian Revolution would lead somewhere entirely different than it did.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 September 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,487
Posted By thorny locust
Actually, I hope people ignore it altogether. ...

Actually, I hope people ignore it altogether.

If you think it's a sock, or if it's otherwise reportable, report it to Twitter. Then stay away from it.
Forum: Techno-Babble 22 September 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By thorny locust
Having looked at Beejtronic's second link: ...

Having looked at Beejtronic's second link:

They seem to think that the only thing clogging a kitchen sink drain would be grease, and that the grease would all be in one largish lump. I think what...
Forum: SLC 22 September 2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 22,684
Posted By thorny locust
Maybe. It's possible that he wants you to...

Maybe.

It's possible that he wants you to chase him (maybe alternately with his chasing you, if so.) Try with caution, and not moving extremely fast, as if this isn't what he wants you might freak...
Forum: Techno-Babble 22 September 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By thorny locust
Nothing expert about this opinion, but I do use...

Nothing expert about this opinion, but I do use them for cleaning.

I usually clean with one or the other, not both in combination; but the combination does seem to be useful for cleaning drains....
Forum: Wild Kingdom 22 September 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 152,168
Posted By thorny locust
I'm sorry to hear that; but not entirely...

I'm sorry to hear that; but not entirely astonished. That's a very large litter, and sometimes one (or more) just doesn't develop properly.

She also was a long time getting him out, wasn't she? so...
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,055
Posted By thorny locust
It's tricky, though, because being informal can...

It's tricky, though, because being informal can also be annoying; though one hopes not to the same people.

Getting indignant over "ma'am" or "sir" strikes me as unreasonable. Expecting the poor...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 September 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By thorny locust
There's an old SF story -- I think it's Harlan...

There's an old SF story -- I think it's Harlan Ellison, but I'm apparently remembering the name wrong and I can't find it -- in which all advertising is illegal and considered horribly immoral -- but...
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