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Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 December 2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jimmy101_again
UEL- The big difference here is that the banned...

UEL- The big difference here is that the banned words are the accepted words and phrases in an area where some of those terms are used often. MDs (and insurance companies, and the gov't) need to be...
Forum: SLC 15 December 2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,987
Posted By jimmy101_again
I was in the Vatican Museum's a week or so ago...

I was in the Vatican Museum's a week or so ago and the guards were on their phones about 100% of the time. Given that there is at least one guard per room, the Vatican must have a pretty good cell...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 December 2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 889
Posted By jimmy101_again
The thread title is "harassment" not "sexual...

The thread title is "harassment" not "sexual advances". Harassment is an extremely broad term and could including simply looking at someone.
Forum: Rantidote 13 December 2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,568
Posted By jimmy101_again
That sounds like a virus. Probably installed with...

That sounds like a virus. Probably installed with your browser and perhaps even from a reputable source but still a virus.

A quick google search shows that at least Firefox and Chrome can have...
Forum: SLC 13 December 2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,613
Posted By jimmy101_again
I think many organizations automatically disable...

I think many organizations automatically disable read receipts in their email setup. A read receipt is a good way for spammers to tell if a particular email address is active. (Many email systems...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 December 2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,451
Posted By jimmy101_again
Maybe my understanding of religion is weak but...

Maybe my understanding of religion is weak but wouldn't most people expect God to vote liberal? In which case, he has probably been purged from the Alabama voter list.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 December 2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,451
Posted By jimmy101_again
That's how creepy republicans get elected.

That's how creepy republicans get elected.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 December 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By jimmy101_again
One way to avoid, or at least minimize, estate...

One way to avoid, or at least minimize, estate taxes is to give stuff to your beneficiaries before you die. So it actually does help the Turnip while he is alive since he can keep everything without...
Forum: Rantidote 05 December 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,111
Posted By jimmy101_again
I did once but fortunately it was only a minor...

I did once but fortunately it was only a minor fender bender.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 December 2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By jimmy101_again
Or the Turnip's estate. Turnip claims he is worth...

Or the Turnip's estate. Turnip claims he is worth about $6B so repeal of the estate tax is worth $1.5B to his family. Remember when Turnip said the tax plan was bad for him personally? The...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 December 2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By jimmy101_again
Depends on if someone is talking about a person...

Depends on if someone is talking about a person they support or not. Republicans certainly thought Clinton lying to congress was sufficient cause to impeach regardless of what was being lied about....
Forum: Fun House 01 December 2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By jimmy101_again
Besides, many of the actions of Gormöth the...

Besides, many of the actions of Gormöth the Destroyer occurred when he was only 500 years old and in an age when many of those things (like carrying off 14 year old girls) was the norm.
Forum: SLC 01 December 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,613
Posted By jimmy101_again
So the current presidency is the third movie in...

So the current presidency is the third movie in the trilogy with "Birth of a Nation" and "Fall of a nation"?
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 30 November 2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By jimmy101_again
If a Russian boomer had launched a nuclear...

If a Russian boomer had launched a nuclear torpedo I suspect the end result would likely have been the same as if they had launched a nuclear ICBM. The POTUS would have had a very hard time...
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 November 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By jimmy101_again
Yep, I mentioned that in my first post. The deep...

Yep, I mentioned that in my first post. The deep space communication network signal will travel the farthest. But even then, it won't make it a tiny fraction of the distance to the next nearest star...
Forum: Rantidote 29 November 2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 132,926
Posted By jimmy101_again
Her will must have had a lot more detail in it...

Her will must have had a lot more detail in it than most.
:fish:
Forum: Rantidote 29 November 2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 68,464
Posted By jimmy101_again
Don't most states have a "maximum speed law" that...

Don't most states have a "maximum speed law" that basically says you can, for example, get a ticket for speeding for going 40 in a 60 MPH zone if 40 is unsafe for the current conditions?
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 29 November 2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By jimmy101_again
But the historical precedence is that a Russian...

But the historical precedence is that a Russian naval officer refused the order to use Nuc's. Are you suggesting that the Russian military of the early 60's had a greater numbers of ways to stop a...
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 November 2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By jimmy101_again
The deep space communication network has been...

The deep space communication network has been sending pretty high powered radio signals (commands) at spaceships for several decades. Voyager for example was still getting commands from earth by...
Forum: Rantidote 22 November 2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 68,464
Posted By jimmy101_again
And you being there doesn't actually matter....

And you being there doesn't actually matter. Shouldn't the pedestrian have had the right of way anyway?
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 22 November 2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By jimmy101_again
There is certainly precedent...

There is certainly precedent (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasili_Arkhipov) for a military officer refusing to launch a nuclear attack.
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 21 November 2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By jimmy101_again
Icon81 Could Anyone Stop Trump from Launching Nukes?

The snopes' page at https://www.snopes.com/2017/11/13/anyone-stop-trump-launching-nukes-answer-no/ says "no". But the military begs to differ...
Forum: Techno-Babble 21 November 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By jimmy101_again
Standard commercial radio and TV are pretty wimpy...

Standard commercial radio and TV are pretty wimpy but we've been blasting pretty high powered focused radio signals at space ships for several decades. Seems much more likely that those signals could...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 November 2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By jimmy101_again
Well, since the pipe runs pretty much north to...

Well, since the pipe runs pretty much north to the south then gravity should be enough.
:fish:

(Yes, basically all pipelines are pressurized.)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 November 2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By jimmy101_again
There may well be automatic shutoffs (heck there...

There may well be automatic shutoffs (heck there probably are). The problem is that all the oil between shutoffs will leak out even if the shutoffs work properly.

210,000 gallons of liquid in a 1...
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