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Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 937
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Nice of them to include to include your time as a...

Nice of them to include to include your time as a contractor.

Regarding the legal docs, is that typical for the company / line of work?
Forum: SLC 09 October 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 101,291
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Today I found out a coworker, who is less than...

Today I found out a coworker, who is less than 60, has been diagnosed with dementia. We're not close, but I happen to know he has a young (8-10?) child. crap.
Forum: Rantidote 02 October 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,302
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Another data point. Brazilians must vote. If they...

Another data point. Brazilians must vote. If they don't, when they go to renew their passports, they have to pay a fine.

So Brazilians who live outside of Brazil might be more likely to vote....
Forum: The Doctor Is In 30 September 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,772
Posted By Die Capacitrix
One of my coworkers was vaping CBD in the office....

One of my coworkers was vaping CBD in the office. :rolleyes: She only did it the one day, during which she carried the device around like a child's security blanket.
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 September 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I put white vinegar (the stuff used for cleaning)...

I put white vinegar (the stuff used for cleaning) in the fabric softener slot of my frontloader, instead of fabric softener, for the towels. There is little to no vinegar smell at the end.

I also...
Forum: Rantidote 29 September 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 9,861
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Here a cashier would call the person Herr/Frau...

Here a cashier would call the person Herr/Frau Lastname. To use the first name would be incredibly rude. Surprised me the first time somebody did that, as no one had ever done that when I was living...
Forum: Business Bytes 17 September 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Unfortunately in more ways than one:

Unfortunately in more ways than one:
Forum: Rantidote 16 September 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 9,861
Posted By Die Capacitrix
October 7, 2018 in Australia would be before the...

October 7, 2018 in Australia would be before the BBC showing in the UK. So they have to wait until October 8th (https://dwca.org.au/series-11-in-cinemas-whovians-returning/) (bolding mine).
Forum: SLC 15 September 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,676
Posted By Die Capacitrix
YES, PLEASE!! Maybe that will get somebody's...

YES, PLEASE!!

Maybe that will get somebody's attention.

Or I could start flinging cookies, asking questions for which I will reward points, and call somebody a BLEEEEEP.
Forum: SLC 13 September 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,676
Posted By Die Capacitrix
There's also a bit of Oktoberfest in Switzerland,...

There's also a bit of Oktoberfest in Switzerland, and many people do dress us. However, those who do, probably get 2 or 3 wearings each year out of their outfits, since there's other festivals...
Forum: SLC 09 September 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,676
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Recently I have seen many mentions of so-and-so...

Recently I have seen many mentions of so-and-so standing near someone showing the white supremacy hand signal, such as here: WAS ZINA BASH TROLLING CRITICS WITH HAND SYMBOL DURING BRETT KAVANAUGH...
Forum: Weird News 31 August 2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,882
Posted By Die Capacitrix
My flatland relatives pronounce it Pudge-it...

My flatland relatives pronounce it Pudge-it Sound. Somehow I never imagined reading an article about people sheltering in place on the Kitsap Peninsula.

And for Psihala:

Oddly enough it was...
Forum: SLC 31 August 2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Have also driven in rural Scotland, and...

Have also driven in rural Scotland, and encountered both sheep and chickens in the road.

The oddest animal was a horse, that due to the low fence, had his head actually over the one-lane road. I...
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 August 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Genuine misunderstanding. She's not the only one,...

Genuine misunderstanding. She's not the only one, but the only one I knew was in her 20s and pregnant before finding out the details.
Forum: Techno-Babble 28 August 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Die Capacitrix
The same adult that doesn't know that a woman...

The same adult that doesn't know that a woman does not urinate out of her vagina. I even knew a woman who did not learn this until after she got pregnant. :fish:
Forum: Business Bytes 28 August 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,884
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Great picture! I'm really surprised PETA...

Great picture!

I'm really surprised PETA "allowed" them to keep the animal shapes. I would have expected them to go for flowers or something. If they choose daisies they could even daisy chain...
Forum: SLC 10 August 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 101,291
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I normally don't check snopes during work, just...

I normally don't check snopes during work, just weather and headlines, but I made an exception when I saw the BBC headline. Glad you're okay, UEL.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 August 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I guess I lose at the internet. The woman's shoe...

I guess I lose at the internet. The woman's shoe in picture 11 caught my eye.

And the first sentence, "earlier this century". Gaa! It was started in 2002 - 16 years ago!
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 August 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I had thought Emmanuel Lewis was dead, so that...

I had thought Emmanuel Lewis was dead, so that would have been a very strange guest spot. (Confused him with Gary Coleman. Probably not the first time.)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,289
Posted By Die Capacitrix
This Saturday is the Zurich Street Parade...

This Saturday is the Zurich Street Parade (http://www.streetparade.com/en/), whose theme this year is Culture of Tolerance. Perhaps we could ship the rally members to Zurich? Would be an interesting...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,764
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Matt LeBlanc is Joey Tribbiani If we look...

Matt LeBlanc is Joey Tribbiani

If we look at some of the most recent obituaries, most often the role that made the person famous is the one best remembered.

So even for Tom Cruise, his...
Forum: Techno-Babble 04 August 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,766
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I would think Pluto is a cheese plate. Not...

I would think Pluto is a cheese plate. Not everyone considers that as a dessert, but people are entitle to their own opinions.
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,676
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Both of these are covered by, "I went to camp"....

Both of these are covered by, "I went to camp". Girl Scout camp had cots, without mattresses, and rustic cabins, where the floor was wood, but the walls and roof were canvas. And had running water...
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 101,291
Posted By Die Capacitrix
If I were to change anything, is that I changed...

If I were to change anything, is that I changed out of my wedding dress to a "going away outfit". I only wore my wedding dress for 8 hours or so, and I could have worn it in the car / on the ferry...
Forum: SLC 01 August 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,311
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Ice + "cold brew" tea + simple syrup = perfect...

Ice + "cold brew" tea + simple syrup = perfect beverage for a hot day
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