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Forum: Entertainment 30 November 2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 87,614
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Ben Folds Five - Brick

My Google-Fu skills have failed me but I can't find any reference to the mistake that Ben Folds makes at the beginning of Brick.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt5EHAqhR1c

If you listen at...
Forum: Fauxtography 17 September 2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,541
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Perhaps this would be a time to recognize that...

Perhaps this would be a time to recognize that one cannot tell the difference between the bones of a Muslim and the bones of a Christian...

Poetically speaking, we're all the same on the inside....
Forum: Fauxtography 12 July 2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,541
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
nm - spanked.

nm - spanked.
Forum: Fauxtography 16 September 2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 30,998
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
#8: May be similar to this situation: The...

#8: May be similar to this situation: The Unfortunate Location (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/18/garden/18houses.html)
Forum: Entertainment 03 August 2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 15,144
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
According to the latest Wait Wait... Don't Tell...

According to the latest Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! "Not My Job" conversation with Chuck Barris, (http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111455526) a contestant on the Gong Show did her...
Forum: Science 16 July 2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 26,782
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Feather vs. Hammer drop on the moon

I guess the TA would have said that the hammer and the feather in this video (http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6926891572259784994) were also wearing heavy boots?

Not only does it disprove...
Forum: Critter Country 30 April 2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,837
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Reporter Since bird poop is generally light in color, I...

Since bird poop is generally light in color, I would suggest that it may just be that you can see the bird poop more easily on a black car.

I used to drive a black car and it always appeared...
Forum: Legal Affairs 16 April 2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,546
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Not definitive, but the Times Online also lists...

Not definitive, but the Times Online also lists this as "fact":

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/law/article2251280.ece

It also appears to come up in many references to the book...
Forum: Automobiles 30 March 2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 43,603
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Although the Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril...

Although the Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril Sensitive Sunglasses are the brand most recommended by "People who know". :p
Forum: Legal Affairs 26 March 2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 66,216
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Not only that, the protection of the "Good...

Not only that, the protection of the "Good Samaritan" laws are being challenged in the courts. See http://articles.latimes.com/2008/dec/19/local/me-good-samaritan19

and


So tying this back to...
Forum: Automobiles 23 March 2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 55,189
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
The other variation on this is to downshift. You...

The other variation on this is to downshift. You can do this even in an automatic by going into overdrive.
Forum: Fauxtography 05 March 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,046
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Note that others have found the original picture...

Note that others have found the original picture with the "snake" not present...

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/02/26/are-the-photos-of-bo.html
Forum: Military 09 December 2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 20,485
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Icon106 /hijack I was so expecting there to be a...

/hijack

I was so expecting there to be a link in this thread that took one to a Rick Astley video...

"You've been Rick(over)Rolled!"

/hijack off
Forum: Religion 06 December 2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,583
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Interestingly, at the bottom of that wiki entry...

Interestingly, at the bottom of that wiki entry is a reference to the OP:
Forum: Religion 05 December 2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,583
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Seems similar to the coal mine fire in...

Seems similar to the coal mine fire in Pennsylvania (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centralia,_Pennsylvania) that's been burning for over 45 years.

Most interesting quote (to me) is this one:
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 11 November 2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 22,068
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Glasses Minor theoretical twist

Melissa Etheridge's post could have had some interesting substance - if she hadn't already been a U.S. citizen. Which begs the theoretical question:

If a non-US citizen married a US citizen (and...
Forum: Spook Central 27 October 2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,365
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Icon05 Not death - but fainting

I have kind of an odd condition right now where I tend to faint during high turbulence in airplanes on ascent or descent. Just before I "come to", I can tell you that I have what I would call...
Forum: Language 27 October 2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 125,265
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Icon104 Silent 3

When I was in college, someone had asked how I spell my name and I jokingly answered "D-a-3-v-e. The 3 is silent".

Strangely, this came in useful when I went to work for a large company where...
Forum: Entertainment 13 June 2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 55,322
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
And they would have gotten away with it, too, if...

And they would have gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for those meddling kids! :p
Forum: Automobiles 29 May 2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 58,714
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
When I bought my first motorcycle back in 1988,...

When I bought my first motorcycle back in 1988, the salesman did comment "See that guy buying his kid a [Kawasaki] Ninja? If you come back in 6 months, I'll have a used one to sell you - slightly...
Forum: Business 14 May 2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 265,845
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Looks like there is... ...

Looks like there is...

http://shariahfinancewatch.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/more-re-churchs-chicken-islam-in-the-private-sector-this-is-the-test-case/



Some more information here ...
Forum: Business 09 April 2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,693
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Icon81 Does John Donne own stock in Taco Bell?

/HIJACK

Ask not for whom the bell tolls...

/HIJACK OFF
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 05 February 2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 20,016
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Rosemary is also said to keep deer away. By...

Rosemary is also said to keep deer away. By planting rosemary (or other aromatic herbs) at the gate, one could keep deer and rabbits from entering the garden.
...
Forum: NFBSK 18 January 2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 190,078
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
Why would having an acronym for "Personal Time...

Why would having an acronym for "Personal Time Off" be less adventurous? I would think that offering some "personal time" for getting "off" seems just as forward as the O.P. :p

I'll get it. ...
Forum: Food 22 October 2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 41,839
Posted By Le Chevalier Blanc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSRaUN73Rqw ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSRaUN73Rqw

Here's the comedy routine where he says it.
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